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People v. Neidinger, C042839

Defendant's conviction, for being a lawful custodian of his children who maliciously deprived another lawful custodian of the right to custody, is reversed where the trial court failed to give an instruction that clarified the relationship between the good faith defense and malice.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/28/2005
  • Published 03/28/2005

Judges

  • DAVIS, Acting P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Victor S. Haltom, Sacramento, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Jo Graves, Assistant Attorney General, Carlos A. Martinez and Ruth M. Saavedra, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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