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Tennison v. Cal. Victim Comp. & Gov't Claims Bd., A112313

Denial of compensation benefits to petitioner after he was granted a federal writ of habeas corpus vacating his conviction for murder and releasing him from custody is affirmed as petitioner failed to meet the heavy burden of proof required for relief under Penal Code section 4900.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/28/2007
  • Published 06/28/2007




  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Elliot R. Peters,Daniel Purcell, Steven P. Ragland, Keker & Van Nest, LLP, San Francisco, for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Bill Lockyer Attorney General of the State of California, Robert R. Anderson Chief Assistant Attorney General, Mary Jo Graves Senior Assistant Attorney General, Michael P. Farrell Acting Supervising Deputy Attorney General, David Andrew Eldridge Deputy Attorney General, for Respondent.
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