Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
Defendant's murder conviction is affirmed where the use of defendant's history of domestic violence at trial did not violate the constitutional prohibition against the ex post facto application of laws; but defendant's sentence is vacated where the trial court erred in imposing a seven year mid-term.
Filed August 19, 2009
Opinion by Judge Rubin
Susan Sullivan Pithey, Deputy Attorney General