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Committee on Revision of the Penal Code

-- Last revised 9/26/23 --

Meeting of the Committee on Revision of the Penal Code

Email Notification of Meeting Materials | Prior Meeting Agendas

October 2, 2023 - 9:30 AM
Video Conferencing

October 2, 2023 - 9:00 AM

  1. Prosecutorial Discretion, Plea Bargaining, and Related Matters

    Overview and Panelist Materials
    Memorandum 2023-07 (9/26/23)
         Download PDF file: Memo
    First Supplement to Memorandum 2023-07 (9/26/23)
         Download PDF file: Memo

  2. Discussion Panel 1: Prosecutorial Discretions

    • Shima Baradaran Baughman, Professor of Law, Brigham Young University Law School

    • Alex Chohlas-Wood, Executive Director, Stanford Computational Policy Lab

    • Jennifer Doleac, Executive Vice President of Criminal Justice, Arnold Ventures

  3. Discussion Panel 2: Guilty Pleas

    • Carissa Byrne Hessick, Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law

    • Amy E. Lerman, Professor of Public Policy and Political Science, UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy & Director, Possibility Lab

  4. Discussion Panel 3: California’s Use of Incentives in the Criminal Legal System

    • Aurélie Ouss, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminology, University of Pennsylvania

    • Mia Bird, Assistant Adjunct Professor, UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy

    • W. David Ball, Professor of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law

  5. Administrative Matters

    Report of the Chair

    Draft Minutes of June 2023 Meeting
    Memorandum 2023-08 (9/26/23)
         Download PDF file: Memo

  6. Staff Update on 2023 Crime Statistics

    Violent Crime Data for Midyear 2023
    Memorandum 2023-09 (9/26/23)
         Download PDF file: Memo

  7. New Business

    The Committee will consider matters presented earlier in the meeting.

  8. Ongoing Business

    Updates on Ongoing Business
    Memorandum 2023-10 (9/26/23)
         Download PDF file: Memo

  9. 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.