No. E070980.

46 Cal.App.5th 213 (2020)

THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. OMAR JESUS CERVANTES, Defendant and Appellant.

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

March 9, 2020.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Allen G. Weinberg , under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant.

Xavier Becerra , Attorney General, Julie L. Garland , Assistant Attorney General, Eric A. Swenson , Kristine A. Gutierrez and Junichi P. Semitsu , Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.


Omar Jesus Cervantes appeals his conviction for second degree murder, arguing it must be reversed under the recently enacted Senate Bill No. 1437 (2017-2018 Reg. Sess.) (Senate Bill 1437) and the changes the new law made to the natural and probable consequences doctrine. Senate Bill 1437 amended the murder statutes...

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