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IN RE: FRANCISCO M., B146747

Penal Code section 1332, which allows material witnesses to be detained before trial, does not violate a detained witness' right against unreasonable detention under article I, section 10, of the California Constitution.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/31/2001
  • Published 01/31/2001

Judges

  • WILLHITE, J.*

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Bruce A. Hoffman, Alternate Public Defender, Cynthia Kairys and Richard L. Sternfield, Deputy Alternate Public Defenders, for Petitioner Francisco M.,  Law Offices of Luis A. Carrillo and Luis A. Carrillo, Montebello, for Petitioner Jesus G., Consul of Protection and Human Rights and Fernando Herrera Rodriguez for Consulate General of Mexico as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Petitioner Jesus G., Steve Cooley, District Attorney, George M. Palmer, Head Deputy District Attorney, and Juliet Schmidt, Deputy District Attorney, for Real Party in Interest.

  • For Appellees:
  • No appearance on behalf of Respondent Superior Court.
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