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In the 15th edition of Fight Your Ticket & Win in California, on page 264, we note a potential defense in red-light camera cases. We explain that you may be able to defend based on the failure of the city or county to give a 30-day public notice of its intention to use a red-light camera before installing and using a photographic enforcement system at a traffic light. Unfortunately, after a March 2014 decision by the California Supreme Court, this will be true for only a small number of defendants. (People v. Gray (2014) ___ Cal.4th ___, 2014 WL961038.) While the court affirmed that Vehicle Code section 21455.5(b) requires such a warning during the first 30 days, the city or county's failure to give that warning is not a defense if the ticket was issued after the camera's first 30 days of operation. In other words, failure of the city/county to give the warning is a defense only if the ticket was issued during the first 30 days of the red-light camera's operation. This ruling (which will affect only a small number of cases) takes away most of any incentive for a city to give those required warnings.