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A Second Chance for Prisoners Charged with Murders They Didn't Commit
A Second Chance for Prisoners Charged with Murders They Didn't Commit

Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB 1437, which reduces the ability of prosecutors to use the “felony murder rule” on those who have been considered murder accomplices in California, giving a second chance for hundreds of individuals serving prison sentences related to homicides they ...

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Blog Posts in 2018

  • Police Misconduct Records Are Now Available to the Public

    Going into effect on January 1, 2019, California residents will gain access to specific records regarding police misconduct (including sexual ...

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  • Common Mistakes Made by Police in DUI Cases

    Police are required to follow specific rules and protocols when investigating a suspected DUI driver and making a subsequent arrest. However, if any ...

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  • California Company Creates a Cannabis Breathalyzer

    The legalization of recreational cannabis has occurred in nine states and the District of Columbia, while 30 states and D.C. have legalized medicinal ...

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  • New Bill to Help Expungement of Old Cannabis Convictions

    On November 2016, California voters approved Proposition 64, making recreational marijuana legal throughout the state. Additionally, the measure also ...

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  • California Lawmakers Approve Tougher Gun Restrictions

    In the wake of recent massacres involving firearms in the United States, California lawmakers sent several bills to Gov. Jerry Brown’s office that ...

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  • Filing a Motion to Suppress

    In a criminal case, a motion to suppress is an attempt by the defense to make certain pieces of evidence out of the trial because they were illegally ...

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  • What Happens If You Fail to Register as a CA Sex Offender?

    According to California’s Sex Offender Registration Act--also called Megan’s Law-- sex crime convicts are required to register with law enforcement of ...

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  • Common Ways People Violate Probation

    Whether you are convicted of a criminal offense or plead guilty in court, one alternative to jail or prison time is probation . A judge can suspend ...

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  • Common Reasons for Increased DUI Arrests in Summer

    With summer in full swing, many people are taking advantage of the warmer weather and longer days to enjoy the outdoors and taking trips. Since more ...

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