THOMPSON v. SUPERIOR COURT (PEOPLE), B144625
California law does not require proof of Three Strikes prior convictions at preliminary hearings, and Apprendi did not alter this principle.
- Decided 07/31/2001
- Published 07/31/2001
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Michael P. Judge, Public Defender, Albert J. Menaster, Leslie Ringold and Alex Ricciardulli Deputy Public Defenders; Bruce Hoffman, Alternate Public Defender, and Michael Goodman, Deputy Alternate Public Defender, Los Angeles, for Petitioner., Gil Garcetti and Steve Cooley, District Attorneys, Brent Riggs, Linda Puentes and Shirley S. N. Sun, Los Angeles, Deputy District Attorneys, for Real Party in Interest.
- For Appellees:
- No appearance, for Respondent.