No. S243975.

6 Cal.5th 1128 (2019)

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. HENRY ARSENIO LARA II, Defendant and Appellant.

Supreme Court of California.

April 11, 2019.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Julie Sullwold and Neil Auwarter , under appointments by the Supreme Court, for Defendant and Appellant.

Kamala D. Harris and Xavier Becerra , Attorneys General, Gerald A. Engler , Chief Assistant Attorney General, Julie L. Garland , Assistant Attorney General, Arlene A. Sevidal , Peter Quon, Jr. , Anthony DaSilva , Michael Pulos , Stacy Tyler and Joshua Patashnik , Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.


This is another case in a series concerning the proper interpretation of Proposition 47 ("the Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act"), the 2014 ballot initiative that reduced certain felony offenses to misdemeanors. In addition to prospectively reducing the penalty for these offenses, Proposition 47 also permitted...

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