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PEOPLE v. SANDOVAL, C030917

Prosecution, in order to establish the unavailability of a crucial witness who is a Mexican citizen currently residing in Mexico, must show it made a reasonable, good-faith effort to obtain the attendance of the witness at trial.

Appellate Information

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

Judges

  • NICHOLSON, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  •  Mark L. Christiansen, Granite Bay, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant Hilario Larry Sandoval., Lynne S. Coffin, State Public Defender, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, Jeffrey J. Gale, Chief Assistant State Public Defender, and Leslie Evans, Deputy State Public Defender, for Defendant and Appellant Curley Carlisle., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, David P. Druliner, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Senior Assistant Attorney General, J. Robert Jibson, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, John A. O'Sullivan, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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