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PEOPLE v. ARMSTEAD, D036223

Trial court's response to a juror's question on instructions, which in effect changed the scope or basis of admissibility of evidence, denied defendant both his Sixth Amendment right to confront the evidence, and the effective assistance of counsel.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/02/2002
  • Published 10/02/2002

Judges

  • HUFFMAN, Acting P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  •  Koryn & Koryn, Sylvia Koryn, under appointment by the Court of Appeal for Defendant and Appellant.,  Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gary W. Schons, Assistant Attorney General, John T. Swan and Quisteen S. Shum, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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