California Code, Penal Code - PEN § 1237




An appeal may be taken by the defendant from both of the following:

(a) Except as provided in Sections 1237.1 , 1237.2 , and 1237.5 , from a final judgment of conviction.  A sentence, an order granting probation, or the commitment of a defendant for insanity, the indeterminate commitment of a defendant as a mentally disordered sex offender, or the commitment of a defendant for controlled substance addiction shall be deemed to be a final judgment within the meaning of this section.  Upon appeal from a final judgment the court may review any order denying a motion for a new trial.

(b) From any order made after judgment, affecting the substantial rights of the party.





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