Defendant Jesus Lizarraga (“Lizarraga”) was 17 years old when he shot and killed a member of a rival gang. In 2014, Lizarraga was tried as an adult and was convicted of second degree murder. Lizarraga was sentenced to serve 40 years to life in state prison. Lizarraga appealed, but the appellate court affirmed the trial court’s judgment. The judgment therefore became final in March of 2016, eight months prior to…

Paul Wallin | November 23, 2020

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