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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Friday, December 2, 2022

"California supreme court tosses gang murder conspiracy case"

From AP, via NACDL's news update:

 The California Supreme Court on Thursday threw out the conspiracy-to-murder conviction of a gang member who used social media to applaud the killing of rivals during a San Diego gang war.

“Being a cheerleader” isn’t enough to show that Nicholas Hoskins conspired in the murders, the court said in an unusual and unanimous opinion.

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