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  1. Untimely Habeas Petition Due to Mental Impairment?
  2. Federal Armed Career Criminal Act – PC 273.5 Qualify?
  3. Equitable Tolling Denied for Filing Late Habeas Appeal.
  4. What’s the Minimum Eligible Parole Date, How Reduced?
  5. Commutation of a Sentence, Who’s Eligible, How to Do?
  6. A Pardon in California - Why Apply, When, Limits?
  7. A Presidential Pardon – Why Apply, When, Limits?
  8. SB 1437 - Jury’s Pre-Banks / Clark Findings Reliable?
  9. Under SB 1437, When Must Judge Appoint Free Counsel?
  10. SB 1437: Unconstitutional by Amending PC §§ 188, 189?
  11. When is Prior Conviction Outside California a Strike?
  12. Court May Consider Facts Admitted as Basis of Prior Plea
  13. Under SB 1437, Resentence to the Underlying Felony?
  14. Romero Motion Improperly Granted for Prior Hate Crime
  15. California Supreme Court & Mental Health Diversion
  16. Under SB 1437, How Do Jury Instructions Apply?
  17. SB 1437 Petition Denied in Kidnapping & Robbery Case.
  18. SB 1437: Felony Murder Charges, Manslaughter Conviction?
  19. When’s a Certificate of Probable Cause Unnecessary?
  20. Did SB 1437 Unconstitutionally Amend Proposition 7?
  21. Banks and Clark Analysis in Unarmed Assault, Robbery
  22. SB 1393 – Certificate of Probable Cause Required?
  23. Rehabilitation or Punishment?  Senate Bill (SB) 1393 Appeal
  24. When are Consecutive, i.e. Not Concurrent, Sentences O.K.?
  25. To Appeal Special Circumstance Murder, File Habeas, Not 1437
  26. Does Penal Code 1170.91 Apply if Stipulated Sentence?
  27. Is There a Wende Right if Court Denies First Appeal?
  28. SB 1437: What’s a Major Participant, Reckless Indifference?
  29. Is Special Circumstance Finding Disqualifying for SB 1437?
  30. SB 1437 Denial Reversed When No Appointed Counsel on Case
  31. Under Wende, Appellate Court Duties after 1437 Denial?
  32. SB 1437 – When May Judge Consider Prelim Transcript?
  33. Does People v. Gallardo Apply to Reviewing Prior Convictions?
  34. SB 1437: Judge Finds Defendant a Major Participant
  35. What’s Primary Caregiver Diversion (Penal Code § 1001.83)?
  36. Senate Bill 1393: When Does Judge Abuse Discretion?
  37. SB 1437 Denial If Current Law Supports Murder
  38. SB 1437 Denied Under People v. Holmes Stipulation
  39. SB 1437: Does it Apply to Provocative Act Murder Doctrine?
  40. SB 620 Applies Retroactively to Only Nonfinal Sentences
  41. SB 1437 – Does it Apply to Provocative Act Murder?
  42. Romero Motion Considers Only the Crime Committed, Not More
  43. What is the New Judicial Diversion Law for 2021?
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