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California Court of Appeal

People v. R.O., B208117

Defendant's murder sentence is vacated where the juvenile court failed to recognize its discretion to set a lesser term of confinement than the indeterminate sentence applicable to an adult convicted of the same offense as a juvenile.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/25/2009
  • Published 08/25/2009




  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellees:
  • Laini Millar Melnick, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant., Edmund G. Brown Jr., Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Pamela C. Hamanaka, Assistant Attorney General, James William Bilderback II and Marc A. Kohm, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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