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PEOPLE v. AMONSON, C043461

Defendant, found not competent to stand trial, makes the meritless contention that the statutory scheme for the developmentally disabled does not require a minimum period of treatment in a locked facility. Such required confinement is not constitutionally unreasonable.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/16/2003
  • Published 12/16/2003

Judges

  • RAYE, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Jo Graves, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Matthew L. Cate, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, John A. Thawley, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  •  Barry Melton, Yolo County Public Defender, and Jessie Morris, Jr., Chief Assistant Public Defender, for Defendant and Appellant.
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