No. S159410.

48 Cal.4th 243 (2010)

226 P.3d 340

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. ROY COBB, JR., Defendant and Appellant.

Supreme Court of California.

March 8, 2010.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Barbara A. Smith, under appointment by the Supreme Court, for Defendant and Appellant.

Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Gary W. Schons, Assistant Attorney General, Steve Oetting, Sharon L. Rhodes, Bradley A. Weinreb and Robin Derman, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.



Having served his sentence for assault with a deadly weapon, defendant Roy Cobb, Jr., was committed in 2005 to a state hospital for treatment as a mentally disordered offender (MDO). After that commitment ended, a jury found that his condition persisted, and his commitment was extended in this proceeding.1 On appeal, defendant contended he was denied due process because he remained confined...

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