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PEOPLE v. RENTERIA, B146784

Trial court that substituted in an alternate juror to replace a juror who was ill, but failed to give the newly constituted jury the mandatory instruction that it disregard its previous deliberations and begin deliberations anew, violated the California Constitution.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/31/2001
  • Published 10/31/2001

Judges

  • EPSTEIN, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  •  Eileen S. Kotler, Pacifica, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Acting Chief Assistant Attorney General, Marc E. Turchin, Acting Senior Assistant Attorney General, Steven D. Matthews and Xiomara Costello, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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