Docket No. Crim. 6566.

54 Cal.2d 115 (1960)

351 P.2d 781

4 Cal. Rptr. 509

THE PEOPLE, Respondent, v. HERMAN SYLVIA, Appellant.

Supreme Court of California. In Bank.

May 10, 1960.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Herman Sylvia, in pro. per., and Earl Klein for Appellant.

Stanley Mosk, Attorney General, William E. James, Assistant Attorney General, and Robert M. Sweet, Deputy Attorney General, for Respondent.


A hearing was granted in this case because of a number of procedural errors that occurred in the court below. These procedural irregularities involved substantial delays in obtaining the record on appeal, claimed omissions from the record, and claimed errors in preparing and certifying the record. Serious charges were made against the attorney who had been retained by appellant to present the appeal. Most of these...

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