PEOPLE v. CHACON, B164649
The state may not be estopped from prosecuting a city councilperson because the municipal attorney gave her bad legal advice. State was allowed to appeal adverse order of trial court where state voluntarily dismissed the entire prosecution before jeopardy attached.
- Decided 04/14/2004
- Published 04/14/2004
California Court of Appeal
Steve Cooley, District Attorney of Los Angeles County, Brent Riggs and Phyllis C. Asayama, Deputy District Attorneys, for Plaintiff and Appellant.
Nasatir, Hirsch, Podberesky & Genego, Michael D. Nasatir, Santa Monica, and Tariq A. Khero for Defendant and Respondent.