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How Juror Misconduct Can Affect a Criminal Case
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 guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. The members of the jury cannot be influenced by biases, outside sources, and even other ...

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Blog Posts in 2019

  • 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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  • Vandalism Laws in California

    Although writing graffiti on a wall or smashing someone’s mailbox with a baseball bat seems like fun for teenagers and young adults, malicious ...

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  • Is Spanking Your Child Against the Law?

    When children misbehave, parents try their best to correct such behavior—either by teaching them a lesson, sending them on timeout, or even spanking ...

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  • What’s the Difference between Factual Innocence & The C.A.R.E. Act?

    A person could obtain a criminal record in California for a conviction or even an arrest. Having a criminal history can lead to denied career and ...

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  • What is the Age of Consent in California?

    The minimum age at which a person is considered legally old enough to consent to sexual activity in California is 18 years of age. This means minors ...

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  • How Many DMV Points Can I Get Before I Lose My CA Driver’s License?

    The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) rates driving records using a points system. Each licensed driver starts out with a clean record ...

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  • Street Racing in California

    From the annual Los Angeles Auto Show to the Fast & Furious movie franchise, Californians have a fascination with car racing. However, street racing ...

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  • Does Eating Before Drinking Really Lower BAC?

    It is important to understand that you shouldn’t drink on an empty stomach. Not only does it take fewer drinks to become intoxicated, but it also ...

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  • Can I Own a Gun If I’m Convicted of Domestic Violence?

    Domestic battery occurs when an individual intentionally commits any harmful and unlawful touching against a current or former spouse or fiancé, a ...

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