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PEOPLE v. MAGLAYA, c043236

First degree attempted burglary conviction affirmed where the trial court properly allowed a non-expert police officer to testify that shoeprints found in the dirt at the scene of a crime were "similar" to the pattern on the soles of defendant's shoes.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 11/04/2003
  • Published 11/04/2003


  • SIMS, Acting P.J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  •  Eleanor Kraft, 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, and Wanda Hill Rouzan, Supervising Deputy Attorney General for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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