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News Posted on August 11, 2017

David Lynch ’96 Wins California Supreme Court Decision

David Lynch ’96, an Assistant Sacramento County Public Defender, argued and won a case before the California Supreme Court. The case, KR. V. Superior Court of Sacramento County, affirms that for juveniles who enter into a plea agreement, an implied term of that agreement is that the judge who accepts the plea will also be the judge who pronounces sentence, barring a waiving of that right by the pleading defendant.