Jul. 12, 2022 – In re Ernesto L. (1st Dist., Div. 1, A162151)

Disagreeing with In re A.R. (2018) 24 Cal.App.5th 1076, the Court of Appeal holds that when a minor is committed to DJJ, the juvenile court must apply the minor’s precommitment credits against the “actual maximum custodial term” set under WIC 731(b), not the “theoretical maximum exposure term” set under WIC 726(d)(1).