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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

September 2, 2022
Video Conferencing

Pursuant to Government Code Section 11133 (added by 2022 Cal. Stat. ch. 48 (SB 189), § 20, on June 30, 2022), this meeting will be conducted entirely by Zoom teleconferencing. Members of the public may participate by joining the meeting link below.

  • Video Conferencing: click HERE.
  • Telephone: dial: US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 312 626 6799 or +1 929 436 2866 or +1 301 715 8592.
    Webinar ID: 839 1159 2513
The meeting will be recorded and will be uploaded to the Committee’s YouTube page, after the meeting has concluded.

For further information about the meeting, or to request notification of any schedule changes, contact Debora Larrabee at 530-752-3620 or

September 2, 2022 -- to be finalized

  1. First Contact with the Legal System: Law Enforcement Traffic Enforcement, Assignment of Counsel, and Related Matters

    Overview and Panelist Materials
    Memorandum 2022-07 (to be provided)

  2. Presentation by Professor Steven Raphael, Professor of Public Policy, UC Berkeley

  3. Discussion Panel 1: Traffic Enforcement

    • Representative from California Police Chiefs Association

    • Chauncee Smith, Senior Manager of Criminal Justice, Advancement Project California

    • Maria Ponomarenko, Co-Founder and Counsel, NYU Policing Project

    • Lizabeth Rhodes, Director, LAPD Office of Constitutional Policing

    • Additional panelists to be confirmed.

  4. Presentation by Professor Paul Heaton, Professor of Law and Academic Director, Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice

  5. Discussion Panel 2: Assignment of Counsel

    • Judge Juliet J. McKenna, Associate Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia

    • Carlie Ware, PARR Team Supervisor, Santa Clara County Public Defender

    • Galit Lipa, Executive Director, Indigent Defense Improvement Division, Office of the State Public Defender

    • Additional panelists to be confirmed.

  6. Administrative Matters

    Report of the Chair

    Draft Minutes of May 2022 Meeting
    Memorandum 2022-08 (to be provided)

  7. New Business

    The Committee will consider matters presented earlier in the meeting.

  8. Ongoing Business

    Updates on Ongoing Business
    Memorandum 2022-09 (to be provided)

  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.