Tag Archives: In Custody Informant

In Custody Informant Should Be Treated Like an Accomplice
April 20th, 2015

  When the CC Committee revised CC 336 in August of 2012, it stated that “The legislature enacted Penal Code section 1111.5 requiring that the testimony of an in-custody informant be treated in a manner similar to that of an accomplice.” The committee revised CC 336, In-Custody Informant, accordingly, borrowing heavily from CC 334 and […]

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In-Custody Informant
March 30th, 2014

  If the witness is an in-custody informant, CC 336 should be given upon request, as well as CC 337, which cautions jurors not to consider the reason the witness is in custody. Regarding CC 337, the Court of Appeal has held this instruction should not be given unless the shackles are visible to the […]

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