California Penal Code Section 1237

CA Penal Code § 1237 (2017)  

An appeal may be taken by the defendant from both of the following:

(a) Except as provided in Sections 1237.1, 1237.2, and 1237.5, from a final judgment of conviction. A sentence, an order granting probation, or the commitment of a defendant for insanity, the indeterminate commitment of a defendant as a mentally disordered sex offender, or the commitment of a defendant for controlled substance addiction shall be deemed to be a final judgment within the meaning of this section. Upon appeal from a final judgment the court may review any order denying a motion for a new trial.

(b) From any order made after judgment, affecting the substantial rights of the party.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 194, Sec. 1. (AB 249) Effective January 1, 2016.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018