This one hour MCLE covers the basics of Proposition 47. What offense are
eligible and what offenses are not? Who is excluded from Proposition 47?
How does one obtain a reduction? What uncertainties still exist as to
the application of Proposition 47?
Doug Feinberg, Esq.
Douglas S. Feinberg, B.A., 1991, University of California, Santa Cruz;
J.D., 1994, California Western School of Law. Mr. Feinberg has been a
defense attorney for the Fresno County Public Defender's Office since
1995. From 2015 to 2018, he represented the majority of people in Fresno
County who filed Proposition 47 petitions and applications to reduce their
cases to misdemeanors after conviction. Mr. Feinberg wrote the Proposition
47 Case Law Outline. He currently serves as research attorney for the
public defender office. He is a certified criminal law specialist. He
coauthors the Juvenile Delinquency Proceedings chapter of California Criminal
Law Procedure and Practice (CEB).