People v. Avila, S078664
In a capital murder matter, Defendant's conviction is affirmed where: 1) because defense counsel did not request Keenan counsel, the trial court did not fail to rule on such a request; and 2) Defendant pointed to no particular characteristic of the participants in the photo lineups at issue that made the lineups impermissibly suggestive.
- Decided 06/15/2009
- Published 06/15/2009
Supreme Court of California
Christine J. Levin, Fresno, under appointment by the Supreme Court, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer and Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorneys General, Mary Jo Graves, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gary W. Schons, Assistant Attorney General, Holly D. Wilkens and Sharon L. Rhodes, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.