Skip to main content
Please enter a legal issue and/or a location
Begin typing to search, use arrow keys to navigate, use enter to select

Find a Lawyer

More Options

Bradway v. Cate, No. 08-55296

By FindLaw Staff on December 03, 2009 4:24 PM

In a murder prosecution, denial of petitioner's habeas petition is affirmed where the California special circumstances statute that enhanced petitioner's first degree murder sentence to life without the possibility of parole (specifically, the lying in wait special circumstance) was not unconstitutionally vague under the Fourteenth Amendment.

Read Bradway v. Cate, No. 08-55296

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted April 15, 2009

Filed December 3, 2009


Opinion by Judge Canby


For Appellant:

Matthew Braner, Deputy Public Defender, San Diego, CA

For Appellees:

Barry J. Carlton, Deputy Attorney General, San Diego, CA

You Don’t Have To Solve This on Your Own – Get a Lawyer’s Help

Meeting with a lawyer can help you understand your options and how to best protect your rights. Visit our attorney directory to find a lawyer near you who can help.

Or contact an attorney near you:
Copied to clipboard