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Name: People v. Superior Court (Martinez)
Case #: H023966
Opinion Date: 12/19/2002
Court: CA Court of Appeal
District 6 DCA
Citation: 104 Cal.App.4th 602

Joining all other reported decisions, the Sixth District holds that the washout period for a prior strike conviction in a proceeding under Proposition 36 (Pen. Code, sec. 1210.1, subd.(b)(1)) refers to the period immediately preceding the commission of the nonviolent drug possession offense, and not to the period after the date of release from prison.