Penal Code § 1385 – What Is Required? The Limits?

When can a judge exercise his authority to dismiss a case “in the furtherance of justice?”  Can he or she just do it when the merits of a case appear lacking?  Must he or she only act upon the request of a prosecutor?  Can the judge just do it on his or her own accord?  To read more about this power and when it can be used, click on the following link.

https://www.greghillassociates.com/penal-code-1385-what-is-required-the-limits.html.

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