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PEOPLE v. BUTTRAM, G028162

Penal Code section 1237.5 requires a defendant, who pleads guilty, to obtain a certificate of probable cause before appealing that judgment, even if a sentencing court retains discretion under a plea agreement and defendant is challenging the court's exercise of discretion.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/31/2001
  • Published 01/02/2002

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Amanda F. Doerrer, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, David P. Druliner, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gary W. Schons, Assistant Attorney General, Laura Whitcomb Halgren and Robert M. Foster, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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