Conviction for drug crimes is affirmed where trial court did not err in not requiring defendant's appointed counsel to make a motion to withdraw defendant's guilty plea as counsel is not required to make legally unsupported motions, and the court is not required to order counsel to make such motions.
APPEAL from a judgment of the Superior Court of Sacramento County, David Francisco De Alba, Judge. Affirmed.
Filed July 28, 2009
Before: NICHOLSON, J., BLEASE, Acting P.J., SIMS, J.
Opinion by NICHOLSON, J.
For Plaintiff: Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Michael P. Farrell, Senior, Assistant Attorney General, Michael A. Canzoneri and David A. Lowe, Deputy Attorneys General
For Defendant: Jackie Menaster, under appointment by the Court of Appeal.