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SONS v. SUPERIOR COURT OF KERN COUNTY, F044541

Plaintiff's writ of prohibition, to prevent retrial of murder charges against him, is denied over his challenge that retrial is barred by the double jeopardy clause since the prosecutor knowingly failed to disclose material, exculpatory evidence in the first trial.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/21/2004
  • Published 12/21/2004

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Sullivan & Cromwell, Robert A. Sacks, Michael H. Steinberg, Los Angeles, Wendy P. Harper, Palo Alto, Justin P. Gurvitz, Los Angeles;  and Michael E. Dellostritto, Bakersfield, for Petitioner., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Mary Jo Graves, Assistant Attorney General, Janis Shank McLean and David A. Rhodes, Deputy Attorneys General, for Real Party in Interest.

  • For Appellees:
  • No appearance for Respondent.
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