No. B296998.

67 Cal.App.5th 418 (2021)

282 Cal. Rptr. 3d 222

In re JOANN PARKS on Habeas Corpus.

Court of Appeals of California, Second District, Division One.

August 3, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

California Innocence Project, Justin Brooks , Alex Simpson and Raquel Cohen , for Petitioner Joann Parks.

Duane Morris, Paul J. Killion , William S. Berman , B. Alexandra Jones and Holden Benon , for The Innocence Network as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Petitioner Joann Parks.

Rob Bonta and Xavier Becerra , Attorneys General, Lance E. Winters , Chief Assistant Attorney General, Susan Sullivan Pithey , Assistant Attorney General, Louis W. Karlin and Michael R. Johnsen , Deputy Attorneys General, for Respondent Secretary of Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.


Over 25 years ago, Joann Parks was convicted of murdering her three young children by setting a house fire that killed them. She seeks relief from these convictions via a petition for writ of habeas corpus, in support of which she offers evidence regarding various developments in fire investigation science...

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