No. A158011.

42 Cal.App.5th 1120 (2019)

TROY ADAM ASHMUS, Petitioner, v. THE SUPERIOR COURT OF SAN MATEO COUNTY, Respondent; THE PEOPLE, Real Party in Interest.

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

As modified December 13, 2019.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Habeas Corpus Resource Center, Susan Garvey , Ann L. Kim and Natalie Link for Petitioner.

Xavier Becerra , Attorney General, Lance E. Winters , Chief Assistant Attorney General, Ronald S. Matthias , Assistant Attorney General, Holly D. Wilkens , Sarah J. Farhat and Alice B. Lustre , Deputy Attorneys General, for Real Party in Interest.


In 2016, California voters approved Proposition 66, the Death Penalty Reform and Savings Act of 2016, an initiative measure that "extensively revamp[ed] the procedures governing habeas corpus petitions in capital cases." (Briggs v. Brown (2017) 3 Cal.5th 808, 822, 824 [221 Cal.Rptr.3d 465, 400 P.3d 29...

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