Case Brief People V Green

Facts: The defendant Vencil Green was charged and convicted of 12 felony offenses. The defendant used a gun to commit robbery and kidnaping for the purpose of robbery. At trial court the defendant presented expert testimony that the defendant’s history of heavy usage of PCP and other illicit drugs that has affected his brain and his ability to have committed the alleged crimes with intent, the trial judge rejected the defense. Procedural History: This case was appealed by the defendant to the California Court of Appeal; Second District after a trial court convicted the defendant on 12 felony offenses.