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Category - Subpoenas

8
Apr

CALIFORNIA CRIMINAL LAW: DUE DILIGENCE FOR OUT-OF-STATE WITNESSES

The victim here testified at the prelim. But she was out of state when trial was scheduled. The DA used the Uniform Act to Secure the Attendance of Witnesses to get the victim to California, but didni’ have the victim arrested when she was uncooperative. The Cal. Supremes rule that the DA doesn’t have to …

22
Jun

PROSECUTORS CAN’T GET DEFENSE DISCOVERY FROM SUBPOENAS

DA NOT A PARTY TO 3RD PARTY DISCOVERY AND CAN’T GET WHAT THE DEFENSE GETS FROM AN SDT (Smith v. Superior Court; 2007 DJ DAR 9151; DJ, 6/21/07; C/A 4th) In yet another of the many Appellate reversals of San Diego Superior Court Judge Peter Deddeh, the San Diego Fourth District Court of Appeal held …

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