Docket No. 14407.

267 Cal.App.2d 4 (1968)

72 Cal. Rptr. 592

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. WILBUR LEROY BONVILLE, Defendant and Appellant.

Court of Appeals of California, Second District, Division Two.

October 30, 1968.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Paul M. Migdal, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant.

Thomas C. Lynch, Attorney General, William E. James, Assistant Attorney General, and Phillip G. Samovar, Deputy Attorney General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.


Conviction by a jury for arson. The sole question on appeal is whether at his trial defendant was denied the right to represent himself. We hold he was not.

Defendant's trial had originally been set for 18 July 1967, but because of two continuances at the request of the defendant and because of court congestion the cause was not called for trial until 24 August 1967. On the morning of the trial defendant...

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