West Headnote of the Day – November 10, 2009

November 10, 2009

West's Key 350H Sentencing and Punishment
West's Key 350HVIII The Death Penalty
West's Key 350HVIII(G) Proceedings
West's Key 350HVIII(G)3 Hearing
West's Key 350Hk1780 Conduct of Hearing
West's Key 350Hk1780(2) k. Arguments and Conduct of Counsel.

Arguing during sentencing at a capital murder trial that life imprisonment is not sufficient punishment does not mislead the jury that it is no punishment at all.
People v. Avila, 208 P.3d 634 (Cal. 2009)

350H Sentencing and Punishment