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PEOPLE v. MCCALL, C038946

A conviction for possession of hydriodic acid with intent to manufacture methamphetamine is reversed where the jury was instructed with an unconstitutional mandatory presumption requiring it to find defendant possessed hydriodic acid if it found she possessed certain essential chemicals.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/31/2002
  • Published 12/31/2002

Judges

  • BLEASE, Acting Presiding Judge.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Rebecca P. Jones, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Jo Graves, Senior Assistant Attorney General, J. Robert Jibson, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Judy Kaida, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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