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PEOPLE v. FRYMAN, H020743

The Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act of 2000, which places non-violent drug offenders on probation as opposed to prison, violates the constitutional guarantee of equal protection because of the drastic difference in treatment of defendants convicted before and after passage of the law.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/30/2002
  • Published 04/30/2002

Judges

  • WUNDERLICH, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Marylou Hillberg, Santa Rosa under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant, Ronald A. Bass, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Laurence K. Sullivan, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Morris Lenk, Deputy Attorney General, Attorneys for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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