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PEOPLE v. WALTERS, B158090

Driving under the influence of drugs is not an activity related to the simple possession or use of drugs, but creates a separate risk to public safety, thus appellant was properly excluded from treatment under Proposition 36.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/19/2002
  • Published 11/19/2002

Judges

  • KLEIN, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Richard L. Fitzer, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, Los Angeles, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Pamela C. Hamanaka, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Marc J. Nolan and Lance E. Winters, Supervising Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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