Is a person who has unlawfully taken a vehicle in violation of section 10851 of the California Motor Vehicle Code entitled to sentencing relief under Proposition 47?

California, United States of America


The following excerpt is from People v. Landeros, F077393 (Cal. App. 2020):

In People v. Bullard (2020) 9 Cal.5th 94, the court recently addressed "whether Proposition 47 ... requires courts to draw a distinction under section 10851 between permanent and temporary vehicle takings - granting sentencing relief to those who take vehicles permanently but denying relief to those who take vehicles temporarily. We conclude the answer to this question is no: A person who has unlawfully taken a vehicle in violation of section 10851 is not disqualified from Proposition 47 relief because the

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