Prop 47 Can Apply to a Conviction for Joyriding (VC 10851)

Is joyriding a car equivalent to petty theft under Penal Code § 490.2, as provided in Prop 47?  After all, taking a car, even if valued at less than $950, is fundamentally different than taking a book or a shirt.  However, one appellate court said such a difference really does not matter.  How did it reach this conclusion, making felony joyriding eligible for Prop 47 relief?  Click on the following link to find out.

http://www.greghillassociates.com/prop-47-can-apply-to-a-conviction-for-joyriding-vc-10851.html

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