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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 Criminal Offenses

  • 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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  • 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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  • What is Swatting?

    Last month, a 26-year-old California man named Tyler R. Barriss was given a 20-year prison sentence for making false emergency calls to law ...

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  • How Do I Clear a Bench Warrant in California?

    If you have failed to appear (FTA) in court, pay a fine, or obey a specific court order, a judge may issue you a “bench warrant” to arrest and detain ...

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  • California's No Cash Bail System: How Will It Work?

    Back in August, California became the first state in the country to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial. Once the new law takes effect on ...

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  • New Traffic Safety Laws in 2019

    Now that it is almost the end of 2018, the California Highway Patrol is bringing awareness to the new laws approved by the California Legislature this ...

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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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  • The Importance of Your Right to Silence

    From movies and television shows to real life, we have all seen the reading of a suspect’s Miranda rights. The United States Supreme Court and the ...

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