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People v. Nguyen, G036837

Challenge to denial of posttrial Pitchess motion filed after defendant's bribery conviction to gather evidence for a new trial motion, is affirmed as Pitchess motion compels disclosure of police personnel records only if they are material to the pending litigation, and such records were not material to defendant's claim of ineffective assistance of counsel.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/13/2007
  • Published 06/13/2007

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Lise M. Breakey, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant., Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Mary Jo Graves, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gary W. Schons, Assistant Attorney General, Barry Carlton and Christine Levingston Bergman, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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