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People vs. Rodrigo Caballero

Case Conclusion Date: 08.16.2012

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Won

Description: Attorney David E. Durchfort won a landmark California Supreme Court case with national implications. In People vs. Rodrigo Caballero, sentencing minors to near-life terms for non-homicide crimes was deemed cruel and unusual punishment. Affected prisoners can now file petitions for writs of habeas corpus to obtain lower sentences. For the full decision see http://www.courts.ca.gov/opinions/documents/S190647.PDF

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