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Committee on Revision of the Penal Code

-- Last revised 3/22/23 --

Meeting of the Committee on Revision of the Penal Code

Email Notification of Meeting Materials | Prior Meeting Agendas

March 17, 2023, 1:00 p.m.
Video Conferencing

March 17, 2023 -- 1:00 p.m.

  1. Updates on Recent Law Changes and Related Matters

    Overview and Panelist Materials
    Memorandum 2023-01 (3/14/23)
         Download PDF file: Memo
    First Supplement to Memorandum 2023-01 (3/16/23)
         Download PDF file: Memo

  2. Presentation by California Policy Lab on Sentence Enhancements in California

  3. Remarks by Judge Daniel Lowenthal, Los Angeles County

  4. Discussion Panel 1: Racial Justice Act

    • Professor Colleen Chien, Santa Clara University School of Law

    • Michael Fermin, Chief Assistant District Attorney, San Bernardino District Attorney

    • Allison Rosenmayer, Deputy Public Defender, San Joaquin County Public Defender’s Office

    • Evan Kuluk, Deputy Public Defender, Alternate Defender Office, Contra Costa County

  5. Presentation by Dr. Lois M. Davis, Senior Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation

  6. Discussion Panel 2: Perspectives from Prosecutors

    • Robert Mestman, Senior Assistant District Attorney, Orange County District Attorney’s Office

    • Bryan Slater, Supervising Deputy District Attorney, Gang Team, Santa Clara County District Attorney

    • Diana Teran, Director of Prosecution Support Operations, Los Angeles County District Attorney

  7. Discussion Panel 2: Perspectives From Public Defenders and Impacted People

    • Jennifer Hansen, Deputy State Public Defender, Office of the State Public Defender

    • Andrew Gutierrez, Supervising Deputy Public Defender, Office of the Public Defender, County of Santa Clara

    • Matthew Wechter, Supervising Attorney, San Diego County Public Defender

    • Greg Fidell, Policy Director, Initiate Justice

  8. Presentation by Doug Bond, Chief Executive Officer, Amity Foundation

  9. Administrative Matters

    Report of the Chair

    Draft Minutes November 2022 Meeting
    Memorandum 2023-02 (3/14/23d)
         Download PDF file: Memo

  10. New Business

    The Committee will consider matters presented earlier in the meeting.

  11. 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.