PEOPLE v. MAR, S086611
Principles set forth in People v. Duran, 16 Cal.3d 282, as to physical restraints, apply to a requirement that defendant wear a "stun belt" at trial, and a requirement that defendant wear such a device while testifying on his own behalf was prejudicial error.
- Decided 08/22/2002
- Published 08/22/2002
Supreme Court of California
Carlo Andreani, under appointment by the Supreme Court, for Defendant and Appellant., Daniel E. Lungren and Bill Lockyer, Attorneys General, George Williamson and David P. Druliner, Chief Assistant Attorneys General, Robert R. Anderson, Assistant Attorney General, Clayton S. Tanaka, Garrick W. Chock, W. Scott Thorpe and David A. Rhodes, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.