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People v. Nguyen, H028798

The role of the jury is diminished and eroded in violation of the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments by the use of juvenile adjudications to increase the maximum punishment for an offense, in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's opinions in Apprendi and Blakely. (Opinion on rehearing).

Appellate Information

  • Decided 06/29/2007
  • Published 06/29/2007


  • McADAMS, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Mary J. Greenwood, Public Defender, Seth Flagsberg, Deputy Public Defender, Dallas Sacher, Santa Clara, As Amicus Curiae under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Appellant., 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, Amy Haddix, Deputy Attorney General, for Appellant.

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