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Case: In re Ferrell [original habeas proceeding], order to show cause issued 4/28/2021
Case Number: S265798
Updated: April 28, 2021

Did True Finding on PC 12022.53, subd. (d) Enhancement Render People v. Chun (2009) 45 Cal.4th 1172 Error Harmless Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

The court issued an order to show cause why relief should not be granted on the ground that the jury's true finding on the Penal Code section 12022.53, subdivision (d)…

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Case: In re Jenkins (Jan. 22, 2021) [nonpub. opn.], review granted 4/28/2021
Case Number: S267391/B301638
Updated: April 28, 2021

When Does AG Have Duty to Disclose Brady Material During Habeas Proceedings

When a habeas petitioner claims not to have received a fair trial because the district attorney failed to disclose material evidence in violation of Brady v. Maryland (1963) 373 U.S. 83--and when…

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Case: Robinson v. Lewis (2020) 9 Cal.5th 883
Case Number: S228137
Updated: July 20, 2020

Request to Answer Question of State Law–Habeas Deadlines

The California Supreme Court granted the Ninth Circuit's request for the court to decide a question of California law. The question presented, as phrased in the request, is: When a…

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