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PEOPLE v. SUPERIOR COURT OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY (VASQUEZ), B166963

The trial court exceeded its jurisdiction in dismissing a Welfare and Institutions Code section 6601(a) petition to declare real party in interest a sexually violent predator. There was no promise made by the prosecutor not to file an SVP petition based on real party's 1996 conviction.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/15/2003
  • Published 08/15/2003

Judges

  • RUBIN, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Steve Cooley, District Attorney of Los Angeles County, George Palmer and Roberta Schwartz, Deputy District Attorneys, for Petitioner., Michael P. Judge, Public Defender of Los Angeles County, Albert J. Menaster, Ellen Coleman and Jack T. Weedin, Deputy Public Defenders, for Real Party in Interest.

  • For Appellees:
  • No appearance by Respondent.
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