Another Ninth Circuit victory for Warren & Burstein!
On June 30, 2016, the Ninth Circuit issued a lengthy published opinion in Cuero v. Cate, --- F.3d -- -, Case No.12-55911 (9th Cir. 2016). The Court granted our client's petition for habeas corpus and ordered his sentence reduced from 25-to-life to 14 years and 4 months. The Court agreed with our argument that the state prosecutor breached the plea agreement with our client.
Mr. Burstein wrote the briefs and argued the matter.
Read more about the case here.