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Will the California Boat Fire Lead to Criminal Charges?
Will the California Boat Fire Lead to Criminal Charges?

On September 2, 2019, a fire broke out on the vessel called “the “Conception” directly off Santa Cruz Island in Santa Barbara County, killing 34 people on board. Only five crew members survived the tragedy. A week later, the FBI announced they will work together with the ...

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Blog Posts in 2019

  • Possessing Recreational Cannabis in a Drug-Free Zone

    Since recreational use of cannabis in California became legal in 2016, adults who are 21 years of age can purchase, possess, and consume marijuana ...

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  • California Ignition Interlock Device Program Expands

    Effective as of January 1, 2019, SB 1046 requires repeat DUI offenders in California to install an ignition interlock device (IID) into each vehicle ...

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  • SB233 Protects Sex Workers from Arrest

    On July 30, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB233 into law, protecting sex workers from arrest if they either report serious criminal offenses or ...

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  • Arrested in Ventura County While on Vacation?

    From the beautiful beaches and ideal weather conditions to the county fair and downtown, there are many fun things to do in Ventura County during the ...

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  • Can I Travel While on Probation?

    Since the weather is warmer and school is out for the next few months, families often take vacations in the summertime. But if you are still serving ...

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  • California Police Continue to Withhold Public Records Despite SB 1421

    Taking effect on January 1, 2019, Senate Bill 1421 requires California law enforcement to release records—that have been held in secrecy—about ...

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  • What Would Happen If You Did Raid Area 51?

    Last week, more than a million people RSVP’d to a viral Facebook event, calling on users to raid Area 51 on September 20, 2019. Located in Nevada, the ...

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  • How Juror Misconduct Can Affect a Criminal Case

    A jury consists of a group of impartial citizens who have reviewed the evidence presented in a case in order to unanimously declare if a defendant is ...

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  • Statute of Limitations for a California Hit & Run

    According to California criminal law, a statute of limitations (SOL) is defined as the maximum amount of time a prosecutor can file criminal charges. ...

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