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McQuarters v. Superior Ct. (People), A112669

Order denying petitioner's motion to dismiss petition and demurrer is vacated where the state cannot legally continue to hold a mentally disordered offender whose term of commitment has expired when, absent any showing of good cause, no timely petition to extend the recommitment was filed.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 04/27/2006
  • Published 04/27/2006




  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Diane A. Bellas, Public Defender, Harold Friedman, Chief Assistant Public Defender, Charles M. Denton, Assistant Public Defender, for Petitioner., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gerald A. Engler, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Laurence K. Sullivan, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, René A. Chacón, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, for Real Party in Interest.

  • For Appellees:
  • No appearance for Respondent.
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