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People v. Wilford, 069888

Sentence and convictions of assault by means likely to produce great bodily injury, Pen. Code section 245(a)(4), battery with serious bodily injury, section 243(d), resisting an officer, section 148(a)(1), and corporal injury to a cohabitant, section 273.5(a) are: 1) reversed as to sentence for corporal injury to a cohabitant conviction where the trial court prejudicially erred in answering the jury's question regarding lesser included offenses and his sentence for these counts violated due process; but 2) affirmed as to sentence and conviction on all remaining counts where the court's error in responding to the jury's question regarding count 1 was harmless.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2017/06/12

Judges

  • HUFFMAN

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

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