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PEOPLE v. THOMA, B170355

Defendant's sentence as a "two-striker" is affirmed over his challenge that his prior conviction of driving under the influence causing "bodily injury" does not constitute a strike within the meaning of California's "Three Strikes" law.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/26/2005
  • Published 01/26/2005


  • YEGAN, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Susan Pochter Stone, Santa Barbara, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Bill Lockyer and Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorneys General, Robert R. Anderson, and Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorneys General, Pamela C. Hamanaka, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Kristofer Jorstad, Stephanie C. Brenan, Steven D. Matthews, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Paul M. Roadarmel, Jr., Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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