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California Victim Compensation Board Claims and Actual Innocence Finding by Federal Court

(1) Does a federal court's "gateway" finding of actual innocence (Schlup v. Delo (1995) 513 U.S. 298) satisfy the "factually innocent" standard of Penal Code section 1485.55, subdivision (a), for entitlement to compensation by a person wrongfully convicted and incarcerated? (2) Are the factual findings and credibility determinations made in a federal court's Schlup order binding on state courts under Penal Code section…

Case: Souliotes v. California Victim Compensation Bd.
Case Number: S267930/B295163
Updated: December 8, 2022
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