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DENNIS L. v. SUPERIOR COURT (PEOPLE), D035995

A juvenile who, after the effective date of updated Welfare and Institutions Code section 777, engages in conduct alleged to violate the terms of the juvenile's probation, application of new section 777 to the ensuing probation revocation hearing does not violate ex post facto even if the underlying offense that gave rise to the declaration of wardship was committed before its effective date.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/25/2001
  • Published 04/25/2001

Judges

  • McDONALD, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Steven J. Carroll, Public Defender, Gary Nichols and Jo Pastore, Deputy Public Defenders, for Petitioner John L., and for Real Parties in Interest Matthew F. and Jonathan G., Paul J. Pfingst, District Attorney, Thomas F. McArdle and Peter J. Cross, Deputy District Attorneys, for Petitioner and Real Party in Interest the People.

  • For Appellees:
  • No appearance for Respondent.
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