California, United States of America
The following excerpt is from People v. Kaumblulu, A142920 (Cal. App. 2016):
Given this record, there is simply no basis to reverse the court's denial of defendant's Romero motion. (People v. Carmony (2004) 33 Cal.4th 367, 376 [a trial court does not abuse its discretion in failing to strike a prior serious or violent felony conviction allegation under section 1385 unless its decision is "irrational or arbitrary"].) While defendant points to what he calls a "constellation of mitigating factors," including
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