Docket No. Crim. 20313.

22 Cal.3d 296 (1978)

583 P.2d 774

148 Cal. Rptr. 915

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. IVORY WAYNE JOHNSON, Defendant and Appellant.

Supreme Court of California.

September 25, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case


Paul Halvonik, State Public Defender, Charles M. Sevilla, Chief Assistant State Public Defender, Martin Stein and Cheryl Lutz, Deputy State Public Defenders, for Defendant and Appellant.

Evelle J. Younger, Attorney General, Jack R. Winkler, Chief Assistant Attorney General, S. Clark Moore, Assistant Attorney General, Theodora Berger, Shunji Asari and John A. Saurenman, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.



This is a companion case to People v. Wheeler (1978) ante, page 258 [148 Cal.Rptr. 890, 583 P.2d 748]. Like Wheeler, the defendant in this case is black, the victim white, and the prosecutor struck all blacks from the jury by means of peremptory challenge. Unlike Wheeler, however, defendant herein need not...

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