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Week of January 3, 2022

#22-02  Rodriguez v. Superior Court, S272129.  (H049016; 70 Cal.App.5th 628; C1650275, C1647395).  Petition for review after the Court of Appeal denied a petition for writ of prohibition.  This case presents the following issue:  Does an incompetency commitment end when a state hospital files a certificate of restoration to competency or when the trial court finds that defendant has been restored to competency? 

#22-03  Turrieta v. Lyft, Inc., S271721.  (B304701; 69 Cal.App.5th 955; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BC714153.)  Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed the judgment in a civil action.  The court limited review to the following issue:  Does a plaintiff in a representative action filed under the Private Attorneys General Act (Lab. Code, § 2698, et seq.) (PAGA) have the right to intervene, or object to, or move to vacate, a judgment in a related action that purports to settle the claims that plaintiff has brought on behalf of the state?

#22-04  People v. Bridges, S271922.  (B308894; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA240172.)  Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order denying a post-judgment motion in a criminal matter. 

#22-05  People v. Marin, S271887 (B308620; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA071960.)  Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order denying a post-judgment motion in a criminal matter. 

#22-06  People v. Miller, S272070.  (E076569; nonpublished opinion; Riverside County Superior Court; CR57524.)  Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order denying a post-judgment motion in a criminal matter. 

#22-07  People v. Mitchell, S271888.  (F081153; nonpublished opinion; Kern County Superior Court; SC052002A.)  Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order denying a post-judgment motion in a criminal matter. 

The court ordered briefing in Bridges, Marin, Miller, and Mitchell deferred pending decision in People v. Strong, S266606 (#21-101), which presents the following issue:  Does a felony-murder special circumstance finding (Pen. Code, § 190.2, subd. (a)(17)) made before People v. Banks (2015) 61 Cal.4th 788 and People v. Clark (2016) 63 Cal.4th 522 preclude a defendant from making a prima facie showing of eligibility for relief under Penal Code section 1170.95?

#22-08  People v. Calla, S271920.  (B301783; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA461921.)  Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed a judgment of conviction of criminal offenses.  The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in In re Vaquera, S258376 (#19-195), which presents the following issues:  (1) Did the Court of Appeal err by disagreeing with People v. Jimenez (2019) 35 Cal.App.5th 373 and endorsing as mandatory the sentencing practice prohibited in that case?  (2) Is the Court of Appeal’s decision incorrect under People v. Mancebo (2002) 27 Cal.4th 735?  (3) Did the Court of Appeal err by failing to address petitioner’s claims as to the issues of waiver and estoppel? 

#22-09  People v. Coffey, S271719.  (F080792; nonpublished opinion; Kern County Superior Court; BF175954A.)  Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed in part and remanded a judgment of conviction of criminal offenses.  The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in People v. Prudholme, S271057 (#21-531), which presents the following issues:  (1) Does Assembly Bill No. 1950 (Stats. 2020, ch. 328) apply retroactively under In re Estrada (1965) 63 Cal.2d 740?  (2) If so, does the remand procedure of People v. Stamps (2020) 9 Cal.5th 685 apply? 

#22-10  People v. Martinez, S272044.  (C092719; nonpublished opinion; Sacramento County Superior Court; 107515.)  Petition for review after the Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal from an order denying a post-judgment motion in a criminal matter.  The court ordered briefing deferred pending decision in People v. Delgadillo, S266305 (#21-72), which presents the following issues:  (1) What procedures must appointed counsel and the Courts of Appeal follow when counsel determines that an appeal from an order denying postconviction relief lacks arguable merit?  (2) Are defendants entitled to notice of these procedures?

Review in the following cases, which were granted and held for People v. Lewis (2021) 11 Cal.5th 952, was dismissed:

#21-325  People v. Bravo, S268744

(B304643; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA167679)

#20-172  People v. Edwards, S262481

(A158055; 48 Cal.App.5th 666; Alameda County Superior Court; 164975)

#20-354  People v. Forman, S264710

(B297641; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA087830)

#20-266  People v. Gomez, S264051

(G057516; nonpublished opinion; Orange County Superior Court; 02CF1529)

#20-365  People v. Gonzalez, S264789

(B300393; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; TA068135)

#20-314  People v. Guzman, S264423

(B297087; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA040676)

#21-286  People v. Houston, S268427

(A160479; nonpublished opinion; Alameda County Superior Court; 142789)

#21-190  People v. Jackson, S267616

(B297698; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA282268)

#20-267  People v. Lazos, S263910

(B300314; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA259099)

#21-79  People v. Lee, S266342

(B297947; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; TA034314)

#20-367  People v. Lopez, S265175

(B301826; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA128074)

#20-212  People v. Magana, S263066

(B297514; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA129512)

#20-347  People v. Martinez, S265020

(B299702; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; TA070425)

#20-389  People v. McGowan, S265339

(B300245; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA025262)

#20-229  People v. Mesaramos, S263365

(A157828; nonpublished opinion; Alameda County Superior Court; H39529B)

#21-10  People v. Miles, S265483

(B302041; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; NA047846)

#20-341  People v. Miller, S264724

(B297084; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; NA049632)

#20-235  People v. Molina, S263296

(B301642; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; NA023660)

#21-58  People v. Mora, S266449

(B304503; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA085503)

#21-133  People v. Mosley, S266991

(B299928; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; TA046962)

#21-11  People v. Nieblas, S265843

(B302488; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA360224)

#21-356  People v. Olvera, S269042

(D077419; nonpublished opinion; San Bernardino County Superior Court; FWV1102225-2)

#20-381  People v. Roberts, S265143

(B302244; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA295768)

#21-246  People v. Rodriguez, S267926

(B305365; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA405944)

#21-140  People v. Scott, S266885

(B300700; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA046808)

#20-382  People v. Silva, S265446

(E073150; nonpublished opinion; San Bernardino County Superior Court; FVA701548)

#20-244  People v. Simmons, S263606

(E072550; nonpublished opinion San Bernardino County Superior Court; FSB05319)

#20-270  People v. Staten, S263921

(B297663; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; TA080513)

#21-292  People v. Walker, S267994

(B306499; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; KA010664)

#20-84  People v. Verdugo, S260493

(B296630; 44 Cal.App.5th 320; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA245638)

#20-404  People v. Woodson, S265609

(B299633; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA419591)

#21-390  People v. Worthy, S269243

(E076125; nonpublished opinion; San Bernardino County Superior Court; FWV17003997)

The following cases were transferred for reconsideration in light of Senate Bill No. 775 (Stats, 2021, ch. 551):

#20-124  People v. Cerda, S260915

(B232572; 45 Cal.App.5th 1; Los Angeles County Superior Court; MA041397)

#20-203  People v. Dennis, S262184

(G055930; 47 Cal.App.5th 838; Orange County Superior Court; 12CF1469)

#20-228  People v. Lima, S263048

(B293030; 49 Cal.App.5th 523; Los Angeles County Superior Court; TA141014)

#20-12  People v. Mejia, S258796

(G052967; 40 Cal.App.5th 42; Orange County Superior Court; 09CF3083)

#19-199  People v. Munoz, S258234

(B283921; 39 Cal.App.5th 738; Los Angeles County Superior Court; KA110065) 

#20-146  People v. Sanchez, S261768

(F076838; 46 Cal.App.5th 637; Kern County Superior Court; BF164349B)

#20-125  In re Morrison, S261386

(E067811; nonpublished opinion; San Bernardino County Superior Court; WHCJS1500067)

#20-73  People v. Novela, S260228

(F073275; nonpublished opinion; Madera County Superior Court; MCR046874) 

#21-429  People v. Perez, S269446

(E060438; nonpublished opinion; San Bernardino County Superior Court; FVI901482)

#21-75  People v. Prado, S266609

(B304660; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles; BA379833)

#20-145  People v. Quintero, S261684

(F075807; nonpublished opinion; Tulare County Superior Court; VCF255016C)

#19-215  People v. Ramirez, S258593

(B265610; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; VA130983)

#21-442  People v. Robles, S270134

(B308432; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; BA390804)

#21-369  People v. Salamanca, S269184

(B300962; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; TA082067)

#20-74  People v. Sandoval, S260238

(G057558; nonpublished opinion; Orange County Superior Court; 98NF0649) 

#21-312  People v. Sisneros, S268708

(C089647; nonpublished opinion; San Joaquin County Superior Court; STKCRFE20020009102, SF086673B)

#21-76  People v. Sly, S266416

(E073972; nonpublished opinion; San Bernardino County Superior Court; FSB1203896)

#20-138  People v. Soto, S261458

(F078925; nonpublished opinion; Tulare County Superior Court; VCF240382B)

#21-392  People v. Stewart, S269238

(E074763; nonpublished opinion; Riverside County Superior Court; RIF10003595)

#21-430  People v. Taituave, S270026

(B3-5271; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; NA081157)

#21-313  People v. Twyman, S268695

(B304515, B306643; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; TA139642)

#21-431  People v. Valadez, S269756

(G059333; nonpublished opinion; Orange County Superior Court; C-78146)

#21-52  People v. Valencia, S266028

(B299957; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles; BA402808) 

#21-238  People v. Vallejo, S267818

(E074099; nonpublished opinion; Riverside County Superior Court; RIF103887)

#21-397  People v. Wallace, S269758

(B307965; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; MA049674)

#21-267  People v. Whitson, S268189

(B305714; nonpublished opinion; Los Angeles County Superior Court; TA013892)

#20-42  People v. Wilson, S259790

(D075612; nonpublished opinion; San Diego County Superior Court; SCN067569)