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In re Pope, C051564

Grant of habeas petition is reversed where the trial court erred in directing the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to recalculate defendant's Penal Code section 2933 worktime credit without regard to the 15% limitation on such credit provided by section 2933.1(a) for persons convicted of a violent felony. Section 2933.1(a) is applicable to defendant.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/08/2008
  • Published 01/08/2008

Judges

  • RAYE, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Bill Lockyer and Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorneys General, James M. Humes and Robert R. Anderson, Chief Assistant Attorneys General, Frances T. Grunder and Julie L. Garland, Senior Assistant Attorneys General, Stephen P. Acquisto and Jennifer A. Neill, Supervising Deputy Attorneys General, and Krista L. Pollard, Deputy Attorney General, for Petitioner the People.

  • For Appellees:
  • Deborah Prucha, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, Woodland, CA, for Respondent Nathan Pope.
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