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People v. Jackson

Exclusion of 18-25 year-olds from the youthful offender provisions of section 3051 did not violate equal protection.

Penal Code section 3051 establishes a parole eligibility hearing for juveniles convicted of special circumstance murder and sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. Excluding persons 18-25 from the youthful offender parole hearing provision did not violate equal protection principles.

61 Cal.App.5th 189, ____ Cal.Rptr.3d ____, 2021 D.A.R 1784 (4th Dist. 2021) February 23, 2021 (D077095)

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