Does SB 1437 Apply to Voluntary Manslaughter if a Plea?

No is the answer to whether Senate Bill 1437 (Penal Code § 1170.95) applies to voluntary manslaughter, even if one was originally charged with first-degree or second-degree murder. The following summary of a recent reported decision explains why the seemingly plausible argument that SB 1437 does apply was rejected. To read the article, please click on the following link – https://www.greghillassociates.com/does-sb-1437-apply-to-voluntary-manslaughter-if-a-plea.html

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