January 30, 2015
JOHNNY BACA, Petitioner - Appellant,
DERRAL ADAMS, Respondent - Appellee
Argued and Submission Deferred, Pasadena, California:
January 8, 2015.
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Central District of California. D.C. No. 5:08-cv-00683-MMMPJW. Margaret M. Morrow, District Judge, Presiding.
Patrick J. Hennessey, Jr. (argued), Law Office of Patrick Hennessey, San Diego, CA, for Petitioner-Appellant.
David Delgado-Rucci, Kevin Vienna (argued), Office of the California Attorney General, San Diego, CA, for Respondent-Appellee.
Before: KOZINSKI, WARDLAW, and W. FLETCHER, Circuit Judges.
Respondent's unopposed motion to summarily reverse the district court's judgment is hereby GRANTED.
The judgment below is REVERSED. The district court is directed to enter an order granting a conditional writ of habeas corpus, releasing Baca from custody unless the state of California retries him within a reasonable period of time.
REVERSED and REMANDED. The mandate shall issue forthwith.