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People v. Castro-Vasquez, B192721

Denial of defendant's motion to vacate his 1991 guilty plea, based on his failure to meet his burden that the case would have resulted in a different result had he gone to trial, is reversed where the court applied the wrong test for prejudice.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/26/2007
  • Published 03/26/2007

Judges

  • MANELLA, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Law Offices of Manuel Armando Rios, Manuel Armando Rios and Adrienne M. Carroll, San Diego, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Mary Jo Graves, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Pamela C. Hamanaka, Assistant Attorney General, Paul M. Roadarmel, Jr., and Steven D. Matthews, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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