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Case: People v. Faial (2022) 75 Cal.App.5th 738, review granted 5/18/2022
Case Number: S273840/A159026
Updated: March 15, 2023

AB 1950 Retroactive Application When Probation Revoked Before Effective Date

Does Assembly Bill No. 1950 (Stats. 2020, ch. 328) apply retroactively to a defendant, serving a suspended-execution sentence, whose probation was revoked before the law went into effect? (People v.…

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Case: People v. Prudholme (Aug. 26, 2021) [nonpub. opn.], review granted 11/10/2021
Case Number: S271057/E076007
Updated: November 22, 2022

Retroactivity of AB 1950 and Remand Procedure

Review was originally granted with briefing deferred pending decision in People v. Hernandez (2020) 55 Cal.App.5th 942, review granted 1/27/2021 and case transferred to Court of Appeal on 12/22/2021 (S265739/F080131), which…

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Case: People v. Williams (2020) 47 Cal.App.5th 475, review granted 7/22/2020
Case Number: S262229/D074098
Updated: March 15, 2023

Youth Offender Parole–Constitutionality of Excluding Young Adults Sentenced Under One Strike law

Does Penal Code section 3051, subdivision (h), violate the equal protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment by excluding young adults convicted and sentenced for serious sex crimes under the One…

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Case: People v. Gray (2021) 63 Cal.App.5th 947, review granted 7/14/2021
Case Number: S269237/B302236
Updated: January 19, 2023

Required Findings and Balancing Test for Admitting Hearsay at Probation/Parole Revocation Hearings

Did the trial court violate the due process right to confrontation applicable at probation and parole revocation hearings by admitting hearsay statements in a bodycam video under the excited utterance…

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Case: In re Gadlin (2020) 10 Cal.5th 915
Case Number: S254599
Updated: December 28, 2020

Prop. 57–CDCR Excluding Sex Offenders From Early Parole Consideration

Under Proposition 57 (Cal. Const., art. I, § 32), may the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation categorically exclude from early parole consideration all prisoners who have been previously convicted…

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Case: People v. McKenzie (2020) 9 Cal.5th 40
Case Number: S251333
Updated: February 27, 2020

Probation–Finality of Judgment for Purposes of Applying Change in Law

When is the judgment in a criminal case final for purposes of applying a later change in the law if the defendant was granted probation and imposition of sentence was…

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