Does the clerk have the authority to correct a clerical error?

California, United States of America


The following excerpt is from People v. Linares, E068808 (Cal. App. 2019):

This court has the authority to correct clerical errors at any time. (People v. Mitchell, supra, 26 Cal.4th at pp.186-187.) The clerk is directed to amend the minutes and the abstract of judgment to reflect that the sentence for count 3 was stayed pursuant to Penal Code section 654.

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