§ 68660 As used in this chapter, “center” means the California Habeas Corpus …
§ 68660.5 The purposes of this chapter are to qualify the State of California …
§ 68661 There is hereby created in the judicial branch of state government …
§ 68661.1 (a) The center may represent a person sentenced to death on a …
§ 68662 The superior court that imposed the sentence shall offer to appoint …
§ 68663 No counsel appointed to represent a state prisoner under capital …
§ 68664 (a) The center shall be managed by an executive director who …
§ 68665 (a) The Judicial Council and the Supreme Court shall adopt, by …
§ 68666 (a) The Supreme Court may compensate counsel representing …

Terms Used In California Codes > Government Code > Title 8 > Chapter 2.3

  • center: means the California Habeas Corpus Resource Center, and "board" means the board of directors of the center. See California Government Code 53313.5
  • Department: means the Department of Food and Agriculture. See California Education Code 19959
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Lubricant: means a lubricating oil or other substance that reduces friction and wear between moving parts within an engine and other motor vehicle components. See California Government Code 53250
  • Manufacturer: means manufacturer, refiner, producer, or importer. See California Government Code 53250
  • Motor vehicle fuel: means "engine fuel" when that term is used in this chapter. See California Government Code 53250
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Food and Agriculture. See California Education Code 19961