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People v. Hudson, No. C059154

By FindLaw Staff on July 15, 2009 10:56 AM

A conviction for kidnapping and false imprisonment is affirmed where the trial court did not err in instructing the jury with CALCRIM No. 318 as the instructions did not lessen the prosecution's burden of proof by elevating out-of-court statements to unquestionable reliability.   

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Appellate Information
APPEAL from a judgment of the Superior Court of Shasta County, Steven E. Jahr, Judge. Affirmed.
THIRD APPELLATE DISTRICT
Filed July 14, 2009

Judges
Before SIMS, J., SCOTLAND, P.J., RAYE, J.
Opinion by SIMS, J.

Counsel
For Plaintiff: Edmund G. Brown Jr., Attorney General, Michael P. Farrell, Assistant Attorney General, Charles A. French and Brook Benningson, Deputy Attorneys General. 

For Defendant: Richard D. Miggins, under appointment by the Court of Appeal.

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