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PEOPLE v. COTTLE, C043594

Defendant successfully argued for a new trial on the basis the trial court erred in refusing to allow him to reopen jury selection to exercise one of his remaining peremptory challenges after the original 12 trial jurors were sworn, but before the alternate jurors were sworn.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/21/2004
  • Published 06/21/2004

Judges

  • ROBIE, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Bill Lockyear, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Mary Joe Graves, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Matthew L. Cate, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Sean M. McCoy, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Respondent., Victor S. Haltom, Sacramento, CA, for Defendant and appellant.
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