No. A148228.

27 Cal.App.5th 1146 (2018)

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. RALPH PIPKIN, Defendant and Appellant.

Court of Appeals of California, First District, Division Four.

October 2, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Brendon D. Woods , Public Defender, Margo George , Deputy Public Defender, and Michael S. McCormick , Assistant Public Defender, for Defendant and Appellant.

Xavier Becerra , Attorney General, Gerald A. Engler , Chief Assistant Attorney General, Jeffrey M. Laurence , Assistant Attorney General, René A. Chacón and Nanette Winaker , Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.


Ralph Pipkin (Pipkin or appellant) appeals from the trial court's order denying his motion to dismiss and recommitting him for treatment under the Mentally Disordered Offender Act (MDO Act) (Pen. Code, § 2960 et seq.).1 The sole issue before us is whether the challenged recommitment...

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