California Government Code CHAPTER 2.3 - California Habeas Corpus Resource Center

  • Section 68660.
      As used in this chapter, “center” means the California Habeas Corpus Resource Center, and “board” means the board of directors of the center.(Amended by Stats....
  • Section 68660.5.
      The purposes of this chapter are to qualify the State of California for the handling of federal habeas corpus petitions under Chapter 154 of Title...
  • Section 68661.
      There is hereby created in the judicial branch of state government the California Habeas Corpus Resource Center, which shall have all of the following general...
  • Section 68661.1.
      (a) The center may represent a person sentenced to death on a federal habeas corpus petition if and only if (1) the center was appointed to...
  • Section 68662.
      The superior court that imposed the sentence shall offer to appoint counsel to represent a state prisoner subject to a capital sentence for purposes of...
  • Section 68663.
      No counsel appointed to represent a state prisoner under capital sentence in state postconviction proceedings shall have previously represented the prisoner at trial or on...
  • Section 68664.
      (a) The center shall be managed by an executive director who shall be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the center.(b) The executive director shall be chosen...
  • Section 68665.
      (a) The Judicial Council and the Supreme Court shall adopt, by rule of court, binding and mandatory competency standards for the appointment of counsel in death...
  • Section 68666.
      (a) The Supreme Court may compensate counsel representing indigent defendants in automatic appeals arising out of a judgment of death or for state postconviction proceedings in...

Last modified: October 5, 2018