People v. Hernandez

(California Court of Appeal) – Reversed. Defendant was convicted in 1995 of shoplifting $18 worth of beer. In 2014, Proposition 47 was passed that allowed prior felony charges to be re-characterized as misdemeanors, Defendant filed a petition to make that request. The trial court denied the petition. The appeals court reversed stating that the trial court incorrectly interpreted the statute.