No. H046372.

42 Cal.App.5th 905 (2019)

GORDON SHORT, Petitioner, v. THE SUPERIOR COURT OF SANTA CLARA COUNTY, Respondent; THE PEOPLE, Real Party in Interest.

Court of Appeals of California, Sixth District.

November 27, 2019.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Nolan Barton & Olmos and Daniel L. Barton for Petitioner.

No appearance for Respondent.

Xavier Becerra , Attorney General, Gerald A. Engler , Chief Assistant Attorney General, Jeffrey M. Laurence , Assistant Attorney General, Donna M. Provenzano and Melissa A. Meth , Deputy Attorney General; and Sara Elizabeth Dabkowski , Deputy District Attorney, for Real Party in Interest.


Petitioner Gordon Short was tried in 2017 for seven sex offenses allegedly committed against his adopted daughter when she was a child. The jury convicted Short of two counts, acquitted him of one, and was unable to reach a verdict on four. The prosecutor moved to amend the information to add eight new...

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