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The following cases are placed upon the calendar of the Supreme Court for hearing at its courtroom in the Ronald Reagan State Office Building, 300 South Spring Street, Third Floor, North Tower, Los Angeles:
(1) People v. Armstrong (Craigen Lewis), S130659 [Automatic Appeal], This matter is an automatic appeal from a judgment of death.
(2) People v. Rinehart (Brandon Lance), S222620 #15-06 People v. Rinehart (Brandon Lance), S222620. (C074662; 230 Cal.App.4th 419; Superior Court of Plumas County; M1200659.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal reversed a judgment of conviction of criminal offenses. This case presents the following issue: Does the Mining Act of 1872 (30 U.S.C. § 22 et seq.) preempt California Fish and Game Code sections 5653 and 5653.1 with respect to the use of vacuum and suction dredging equipment?
(3) People v. Covarrubias (Daniel Sanchez), S075136 [Automatic Appeal] This matter is an automatic appeal from a judgment of death.