What is a Pitchess Motion?


Staff member
July 31, 2004

Defense Counsel May File Sealed Declaration in Support of Pitchess Motion for Discovery of Police Officer Personnel Records. Garcia v. Superior Court, no. G032739 (Cal.Ct.App. (4th Dist., Div. 3) July 27, 2004).

In addition to holding that declarations in support of Pitchess motions may be filed under seal, the court outlined procedures for such sealed proceedings.

Panel: O'Leary, Moore, Fybel

Source: http://www.crimblawg.com/discovery/