West Headnote of the Day – October 29, 2010

October 29, 2010

West's Key 169 False Personation
West's Key 169k1 k. Nature of offense in general.

169 False PersonationAncient customs of masquerade and trick-or-treating antedate, and have survived, enactment of false personation statute, which clearly was not designed to eliminate these innocuous practices.
People v. Rathert, 6 P.3d 700 (Cal. 2000)

Suggested by Dana Rosenberg; Rosenberg Legal; Santa Barbara, CA