Juvenile Offenders Whose Offense Is Reduced Per Prop 47 Are Entitled To DNA Expungement

The Fourth District Court of Appeal published on July 23, 2015 Alejandro N. v. Superior Court, D067445, holding (1) that Prop 47 applies to 602s, and (2) that juvenile offenders whose offense is reduced per Prop 47 are entitled to DNA expungement.

Congratulations to trial and appellate counsel Maryann Kotler in the San Diego PD’s Office for this amazing victory!  And a shout-out as well to the various amicus authors, including the ACLU, Californians for Safety and Justice, Keker & Van Nest, Stanford Three Strikes Project, and the Pacific Juvenile Defender Center.