People v. Thornton, D046052
An order granting specific performance of a withdrawn plea bargain for battery on a custodial officer is reversed pursuant to the government's claim of error that defendants' waiver of time and agreement to continue a preliminary hearing did not constitute detrimental reliance requiring specific performance the plea offer.
- Decided 03/02/2006
- Published 03/02/2006
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gary W. Schons, Assistant Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Carmela F. Simoncini, San Diego, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Respondent Robert Thornton., Carl M. Hancock, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Respondent Jonathan McClaurin.