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Committee on Revision of the Penal Code

-- Last revised 8/11/22 --

Meeting of the Committee on Revision of the Penal Code

Email Notification of Meeting Materials | Prior Meeting Agendas

May 17, 2022
California State Library, Stanley Mosk Library & Courts Building
Room 500
914 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA

May 17, 2022 -- 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

  1. Competency to Stand Trial and Related Matters

    Overview and Panelist Materials
    Memorandum 2022-04 (5/12/22)
         Download PDF file: Memo
    First Supplement to Memorandum 2020-04 (5/16/22)
         Download PDF file: Memo

  2. Presentation by Dr. Katherine Warburton, Medical Director, Department of State Hospitals

  3. Discussion Panel 1: Approaches to Competency to Stand Trial and Related Matters From Other States and Systems

    • Judge Steven Leifman, Associate Administrative Judge, Miami-Dade County Court

    • Judge Thomas M. Anderson, Nevada County Superior Court

    • Teresa Pasquini, co-author of Housing That Heals

    • Professor Daniel Murrie, University of Virginia’s Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy

    • Professor Neil Gowensmith, Associate Professor, University of Denver’s Forensic Institute for Research, Service, and Training

  4. Discussion Panel 2: Perspectives on Competency to Stand Trial and Related Matters From California Practitioners

    • Judge James N. Bianco, Los Angeles County Superior Court

    • Stephanie Regular, Chair of California Public Defender Association’s Mental Health and Civil Commitment Committee

    • Kim Pederson, Senior Attorney, Disability Rights California

    • Matthew Greco, Deputy District Attorney, San Diego County

  5. Administrative Matters

    Report of the Chair

    Draft Minutes of February 2022 Meeting
    Memorandum 2022-05 (5/12/22)
         Download PDF file: Memo

  6. New Business

    The Committee will consider matters presented earlier in the meeting.

  7. Ongoing Business

    Updates on Ongoing Business
    Memorandum 2022-06 (5/12/22)
         Download PDF file: Memo

  8. General Public Comment

    The public may address the Committee. The Chair may set reasonable limits on the time allowed for each person or group to speak.