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PEOPLE v. CASTRO, E026619

120-day continuance where jury was originally told trial would take only six weeks was a "legal necessity" justifying a mistrial and making subsequent trial immune to Double Jeopardy claim.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/28/2001
  • Published 03/28/2001

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • A.M. Weisman, under appointment of the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, David P. Druliner, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gary W. Schons, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Nancy L. Palmieri, Acting Supervising Deputy Attorney General, and Leslie B. Fleming, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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