SB 1437 Petition Denial Reversed by Appellate Court.

The following 2019 appellate court ruling from the Second Appellate District Court, makes sense in light of the changed legal standards set forth in Clark and Banks. However, in a 2020 opinion (People v. Daniel Isidrio Nuñez (2020 DJDAR 11987), also from the Second Appellate District, the appellate court upheld a Torrance Superior Court ruling from Judge Hector Guzman that such a special circumstance finding was disqualifying as a matter of law. To read more about his earlier ruling, please click on the following link –

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