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People v. Booth, 047986

Denial of a petition for a writ of habeas corpus relief from second degree murder conviction is reversed and the petition is granted where trial counsel was ineffective for failing to move to dismiss petitioner's case on the basis of precharging delay, and this failure violated petitioner's Sixth Amendment right to effective assistance of counsel.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2016/10/12

Judges

  • BEDSWORTH

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel