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People v. Russell, B171492

A defendant who intentionally pushes another person into the path of an oncoming vehicle has used that vehicle as a "deadly weapon" in violation of Penal Code section 245(a)(1).

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/23/2005
  • Published 05/23/2005




  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Pamela C. Hamanaka, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Steven D. Matthews and David Glassman, Deputy Attorneys General.

  • For Appellees:
  • Gerald Peters, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant.
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