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People v. Medlin, No. B209614

An order finding defendants-nurses factually innocent of felony charges of dependent adult abuse likely to produce great bodily harm or death  and directing destruction of their records is reversed as, notwithstanding their acquittals, the evidence provided reasonable cause to believe that respondents committed the offense of which they were charged. 

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Filed October 29, 2009


Opinion by Judge Coffee


For Appellant:  Wasserman, Comden & Casselman, L.L.P., Mark S. Gottlieb, Leonard J,. Comden and Louis Samonsky, Jr.

For Appellee:  Edmund G. Brown Jr., Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Pamela C. Hamanaka, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Susan Sullivan Pithey, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Theresa A. Patterson, Deputy Attorney General