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People v. Katzenberger, No. C058883

Trial court's conviction of defendant for inflicting corporal injury on the mother of his child in violation of Penal Code section 273.5(a) is affirmed where, although the prosecution's use of Power Point presentation in its closing argument to illustrate the "beyond the reasonable doubt" standard was improper, such misconduct did not prejudice the defendant.     

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Filed November 2, 2009


Opinion by Judge Cantil-Sakauye


For Appellant:  Kathleen M. Gilbert

For Appellee:  Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General, Michael P. Farrell, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Julie A. Hokans, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Kari L. Ricci, Deputy Attorney General