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Name: People v. Superior Court (Martinez)
Case #: H023966
Court: CA Court of Appeal
District 6 DCA
Opinion Date: 12/19/2002
Subsequent History: None

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.