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63 Cal. 4th 522 *; 372 P.3d 811 **; 203 Cal. Rptr. 3d 407 ***; 2016 Cal. LEXIS 4576 ****
THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, v. WILLIAM CLINTON CLARK, Defendant and Appellant.
Subsequent History: Reported at People v. Clark, 2016 Cal. LEXIS 6176 (Cal., June 27, 2016)
Time for Granting or Denying Rehearing Extended People v. Clark, 2016 Cal. LEXIS 7322 (Cal., July 12, 2016)
Rehearing denied by People v. Clark, 2016 Cal. LEXIS 6531 (Cal., Aug. 10, 2016)
US Supreme Court certiorari denied by Clark v. California, 137 S.Ct. 1227, 197 L.Ed.2d 467, 2017 U.S. LEXIS 1580 (U.S., Mar. 6, 2017)
Prior History: [****1] Superior Court of Orange County, No. 94CF0821, John J. Ryan, Judge.
People v. Clark, 2016 Cal. LEXIS 4062 (Cal., Mar. 22, 2016)
murder, trial court, contends, defense counsel, killing, human life, conversation, hearsay, juror, reckless indifference, letters, preliminary hearing, photographic, subdivision, robbery, forfeited, circumstances, theft, special circumstance, admitting, fails, violence, felony, motive, Warehouse, recording, circumstantial evidence, special-circumstance, phone call, cross-examination
Constitutional Law, Fundamental Rights, Criminal Process, Assistance of Counsel, Criminal Law & Procedure, Preliminary Proceedings, Pretrial Motions & Procedures, Continuances, Preliminary Hearings, Time Limitations, Standards of Review, Abuse of Discretion, Juries & Jurors, Assembling the Jury Pool, Jurisdiction & Venue, Venue, Criminal Offenses, Homicide, Manslaughter & Murder, Murder, Trials, Burdens of Proof, Prosecution, Right to Jury Trial, Appeals, De Novo Review, Eyewitness Identification, Due Process Protections, Fair Identification Requirement, Eyewitness Identification, Independent Reliability, Deferential Review, Defendant's Rights, Right to Fair Trial, Evidence, Statements as Evidence, Hearsay, Rule Components, Exemptions, Statements by Coconspirators, Right to Confrontation, Challenges for Cause, Bias & Impartiality, Capital Cases, Appellate Review, Standards of Review, Preservation for Review, Peremptory Challenges, Proving Discriminatory Use, Appellate Review, Right to Presence at Trial, Procedural Matters, Records on Appeal, Evidence, Admissibility, Conduct Evidence, Prior Acts, Crimes & Wrongs, Reviewability, Preservation for Review, Prosecutorial Misconduct, Reversible Error, Procedural Due Process, Scope of Protection, Self-Incrimination Privilege, Relevance, Relevant Evidence, Rulings on Evidence, Exclusion of Relevant Evidence, Confusion, Prejudice & Waste of Time, Jury Deliberations, Ability to Follow Instructions, Exceptions, State of Mind, Illegally Obtained Evidence, Eavesdropping, Interception & Wiretapping, Exceptions, Scope, Curative Admissibility, Jury Instructions, Jury Instructions, Particular Instructions, Reasonable Doubt, Use of Particular Evidence, Criminal Law & Procedure, Obstruction of Administration of Justice, Evidence Tampering, Elements, Types of Evidence, Circumstantial Evidence, Accessories, Aiding & Abetting, Deadlocked Juries, Jury Deliberations, Lesser Included Offenses, Murder, Capital Murder, Substantial Evidence, Sufficiency of Evidence, Acts & Mental States, Mens Rea, Recklessness