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Name: People v. Tan
Case #: B308687
Court: CA Court of Appeal
District 2 DCA
Division: 3
Opinion Date: 08/19/2021

The 2020 statutory reduction in the length of parole terms to two years (Pen. Code, § 3000.01) applies to section 1170.95 petitioners who are resentenced to a determinate term. In 1998, Tan was convicted of first degree murder and robbery. A weapon enhancement and prior serious felony were found true. He received an indeterminate sentence. In 2019, he petitioned for resentencing (Pen. Code, § 1170.95) based on Senate Bill No. 1437. After an order to show cause hearing, the trial court found that he could not currently be convicted of murder based on the changes to the law and vacated…

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