Docket No. S005232.

6 Cal.4th 1 (1993)

859 P.2d 673

23 Cal. Rptr.2d 593

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. LAVERNE JOHNSON, Defendant and Appellant.

Supreme Court of California.

October 18, 1993.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case


Barry L. Morris, under appointment by the Supreme Court, for Defendant and Appellant. Daniel E. Lungren, Attorney General, George Williamson, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Ronald A. Bass, Assistant Attorney General, Laurence K. Sullivan, Dane R. Gillette, Ronald S. Matthias, David Lew and Joan Killeen, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.





By information filed in San Mateo County Superior Court, defendant Laverne Johnson was charged with two counts of murder (Pen. Code, § 187; all further statutory references are to this code unless otherwise indicated), and one count of arson of an inhabited dwelling (§ 451, subd. (b)). The information alleged the murders constituted a special circumstance of...

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