No. S217699.

63 Cal.4th 261 (2016)

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. TYRIS LAMAR FRANKLIN, Defendant and Appellant.

Supreme Court of California.

May 26, 2016.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gene D. Vorobyov , under appointment by the Supreme Court, for Defendant and Appellant.

Frank C. Newman International Human Rights Law Clinic, Constance de la Vega; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton and Neil A.F. Popović for Human Rights Advocates as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant.

Heidi L. Rummel and Kristen Bell for Post-Conviction Justice Project as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant.

Kamala D. Harris , Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette and Gerald A. Engler , Chief Assistant Attorneys General, Jeffrey M. Laurence , Assistant Attorney General, Rene A. Chacon , Laurence K. Sullivan and Juliet B. Haley , Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.


Defendant Tyris Lamar Franklin was 16 years old at the time he shot and killed another teenager. A jury convicted Franklin of first degree murder and found true a personal firearm-discharge enhancement. The trial court was obligated by statute to impose two consecutive...

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