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PEOPLE v. ANDERSON, A087698

Penal Code section 26, which makes the defense of duress unavailable for a crime "punishable by death," applies to all charges of first degree murder.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/15/2000
  • Published 12/15/2000

Judges

  • RUVOLO, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • First District Appellate Project, Neoma Doris Kenwood, Berkeley, Attorney for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, David P. Druliner, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Ronald A. Bass, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Catherine A. Rivlin, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Moona Nandi, Deputy Attorney General, Attorneys for Respondent.
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