Tag Archives: CC 3160

Reviewing Court Reverses Conviction and Enhancement Due to CALCRIM’s Erroneous Definition of Great Bodily Injury — Over 40 CC Instructions Potentially Affected
March 10th, 2020

People v. Medellin (Feb. 20, 2020, F076022) *** Cal.App.5th *** [pp. 12] concluded that the CALCRIM definition of “great bodily harm” [GBI] in CC 875 and CC 3160 erroneously allowed the prosecutor to argue and the jury to find GBI based on either greater than minor harm or greater than moderate harm. This “alternate theory […]

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GBI: Group Beating Situation
June 1st, 2014

            People v. Dunkerson (2007) 155 Cal. App. 4th 1413, upheld CC 3160 in the “group beating” situation. Dunkerson found that CC 3160 in the “group beating” context was not materially different from CJ 17.20, and that CJ 17.20 had been upheld by the California Supreme Court. Dunkerson held that […]


GBI: Intent To Inflict GBI Not Required
May 30th, 2014

People v. Poroj (2011) 190 Cal. App. 4th 165, 168, upheld CC 3160, finding that the instruction correctly explained that the enhancement for personally inflicting great bodily injury in PC § 12022.7, “does not require a showing of intent to inflict GBI, separate or apart from the intent required to commit the felony or attempted […]

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