No. C085073.

35 Cal.App.5th 883 (2019)

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. ALLEN BOCTEEMUS FRANKS, Defendant and Appellant.

Court of Appeals of California, Third District, Sacramento.

As modified May 30, 2019.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Byron C. Lichstein , under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant.

Xavier Becerra , Attorney General, Gerald A. Engler , Chief Assistant Attorney General, Michael P. Farrell , Assistant Attorney General, Julie A. Hokans and Jessica C. Leal , Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.


Defendant Allen Bocteemus Franks killed his girlfriend, Kimberly C. On appeal, defendant contends that his conviction for voluntary manslaughter must be overturned due to his counsel's implicit concession during closing argument that defendant killed the victim. He also challenges a $400 fine imposed by the trial...

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