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Mehserle sentencing pushed back from August to November

Original post made on Jul 15, 2010

Court officials have pushed back the sentencing date for former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter on Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed passenger early in the morning on Jan. 1, 2009.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, July 15, 2010, 6:40 AM

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Posted by Pro-L:aw
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:46 pm

Half true. He faces between probation / credit timed serve - 14 years. In the penal code it doesn't allow for a conviction for gun enhancement under involuntary manslaughter. I wouldn't be surprised if the gun enhancement is thrown out. Article should mention sentencing was pushed back so both sides can look into the gun enhancement issue in more detail. I bet he gets about 3 years.


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