Docket No. Crim. 20154.

22 Cal.3d 918 (1978)

587 P.2d 712

150 Cal. Rptr. 916

In re DANNY T., a Person Coming Under the Juvenile Court Law. KENNETH F. FARE, as Acting Chief Probation Officer, etc., Plaintiff and Respondent, v. DANNY T., Defendant and Appellant.

Supreme Court of California.

December 21, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case


Paul Halvonik, State Public Defender, and Charles M. Sevilla, Chief Assistant State Public Defender, for Defendant and Appellant.

Wilbur F. Littlefield, Public Defender (Los Angeles), Harold E. Shabo, Kenneth I. Clayman and Albert J. Menaster, Deputy Public Defenders, as Amici Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant.

Evelle J. Younger, Attorney General, Jack R. Winkler, Chief Assistant Attorney General, S. Clark Moore, Assistant Attorney General, Lawrence P. Scherb II and Roy C. Preminger, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.



Danny T. appeals from orders of the juvenile court adjudging him a ward and committing him to the California Youth Authority. He contends that his petition for a hearing de novo before a juvenile court judge should have been deemed granted. This court agrees.

A petition was filed in juvenile court alleging that appellant, a minor, had brandished a hoe at a man...

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