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People v. McGowan, 263026

Penal Code section 991, which permits an in-custody defendant to require the arraigning magistrate to determine whether there is probably cause to believe the defendant committed a public offense, permits the court to dismiss individual charges from the complaint, and does not require the court to dismiss the complaint in its entirety or not at all.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2015/11/19




  • California Court of Appeal