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Name: People v. Reliford
Case #: B141201
Court: CA Court of Appeal
District 2 DCA
Division: 4
Opinion Date: 11/14/2001
Subsequent History: Rev. granted 2/13/02. Depublished.
Summary

The court concluded that the 1999 version of CALJIC No. 2.50.01, permitting the drawing of an inference of disposition to commit sexual offense based upon the commission of previous sexual offenses, was defective in failing to explain such proof is only one item to be considered in determining whether a defendant was guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. However, under the facts of the case, the error was deemed harmless.