A mnemonic checklist for presenting expert testimony under Sanchez. Join Judge Jackson Lucky for a step-by-step approach to conquer Sanchez issues for property valuation, vocational evals, and forensic accounting. Learn how LaBass & Munsee can release you from hearsay’s grip, and Veamatahau can give you the “background information” you need to overcome a Sanchez attack.
The California Supreme Court settles a split among courts of appeal, holding that hearsay information about predicate crimes (an element of California’s gang crime statute) is case-specific.
The Supreme Court decides that information from online databases on which experts reasonably rely is admissible background information, not case-specific hearsay.