Crim. No. 5745
46 Cal. 2d 540; 297 P.2d 999; 1956
Defendant was due a new trial for his ex-wife's murder because trial court erred by permitting him to withdraw not guilty by reason of insanity plea over counsel's implied objection and because instructions to jury on lying in wait were improper.
Carter, Jesse W., "People v. Merkouris" (1956). Jesse Carter Opinions. 135.