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In re Hovanski, No. C059192

In a habeas petition seeking relief from a hold the Department of Corrections placed on Petitioner a day before his release date, the petition is denied, where Cal. Penal Code section 6601.3 authorized the continued incarceration of a parolee past his discharge date upon a showing of good cause.

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Appellate Information

ORIGINAL PROCEEDINGS: Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus. Petition denied.
Decided June 18, 2009

Before: BUTZ , J., SCOTLAND , P. J. SIMS , J.
Opinion by BUTZ , J.


Eric Weaver, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Petitioner Thomas Hovanski.

Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Michael P. Farrell, Assistant Attorney General, Julie A. Hokans and Catherine Chatman, Deputy Attorneys General, for Respondent the Secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.