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People v. Jasso, H028593

Conviction of three counts of conspiracy to transport a controlled substance into prison and two counts of transporting a controlled substance into prison, finding of one strike prior, and 26-year sentence to run consecutively to life term defendant was already serving, is reversed as to the conspiracy counts where the trial court failed to instruct the jury sua sponte to decide whether there was one overall conspiracy or multiple conspiracies.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 09/12/2006
  • Published 09/12/2006

Judges

  • RUSHING, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Ruth McVeigh under appointment by the Court of Appeal for Appellant, Jamie Mejia Jasso.

  • For Appellees:
  • 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, Eric D. Share, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Respondent, The People.
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