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PEOPLE v. AVITIA, B168586

Defendant's conviction for discharging a firearm in a grossly negligent manner is reversed where the trial court erred by admitting evidence of gang graffiti, found in defendant's bedroom, since this evidence was unrelated to any issue at trial.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/28/2005
  • Published 02/28/2005

Judges

  • ALDRICH, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Law offices of Joan Wolff and Joan Wolff, San Francisco, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Pamela C. Hamanaka, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Steven D. Matthews, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, and Laura H. Steuch, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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