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Panel News

October 2, 2023

October 2023 Panel Bulletin

Read on for important information and reminders about online superior court case information, Truefiling no issues briefs, arriving early for… more

September 25, 2023

Upcoming MCLE Opportunities

Read on for important information about upcoming trainings on In re Caden C., the Racial Justice Act, and new legislation. Descriptions… more


First District Panel Victories

September 20, 2023


Panel Attorney: Eric Multhaup

The Court of Appeal reversed the prima facie denial of appellant’s PC 1172.6 petition, finding that the trial court erred by (1) engaging in premature factfinding and (2) concluding appellant was ineligible for sentencing relief based on the jury’s true finding that appellant personally used a firearm in the commission of the offense.


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