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People v. Mendez, A114166

Award of hundreds of days of actual and conduct credit for time served in county jail, related to conviction for assaulting a hospital patient while defendant was committed to the hosptal, is reversed where the court erred in awarding 534 days' credit as there was no reason to award credits to a defendant for time spent in a facility when the defendant would have spent time in the facility irrespective of confinement on a current charge.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/31/2007
  • Published 05/31/2007


  • STEIN, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Bill Lockyer and Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorneys General of the State of California, Mary Jo Graves, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gerald A. Engler, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Seth K. Schalit, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Moe Jamil, Deputy Attorney General for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Gordon S. Brownell, St. Helena, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Respondent.
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