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IN RE RYAN D., C035092

A painting made by a minor in an art class, depicting a violent act against a police officer who had cited him for marijuana possession, did not constitute a criminal threat under Penal Code section 422.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/30/2002
  • Published 07/30/2002

Judges

  • SCOTLAND, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  •  James William Webster, Sonora, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant.,  Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, David P. Druliner, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Senior Assistant Attorney General, John G. McLean and Harry Joseph Colombo, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.