Category: Criminal Law

Criminal defense lawyers represent clients accused of crimes. Their public counterparts are the prosecutors and district attorneys who represent the interests of the state in the prosecution of those accused of crimes. Both types of criminal lawyers deal with fundamental issues of the law and personal liberty. They defend many of the basic rights considered crucial to the preservation of a free and just society.

CA Sex Offenders, 3rd Strikers Get Early Release:  After repeated promises by Governor Jerry Brown that violent habitual felons and sex offenders would ...

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The FBI's Uniform Crime Reports are the basis of a great deal of the research on crime. But there are problems, Jo Craven McGinty reports for the WSJ:In any ...

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As usual when a new Justice joins the Supreme Court, the Court has issued a new order assigning Circuit Justices. Circuits D.C.* and 1-5 are unchanged, as are ...

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When opponents of the death penalty argue for its abolition, they routinely promise an unconditional guarantee that the people who would have been executed ...

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More Accidents in Legalized Pot States:  A study released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that traffic accidents have increased in ...

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California's Secretary of State reports that the initiative to require a vote in 2021 on whether California should secede from the Union has failed to achieve ...

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Last Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Nielsen v. Preap. The case concerns interpretation of a provision of the Illegal ...

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Joel Shannon has a report in USA Today titled: Witches plan to hex Brett Kavanaugh using effigies, coffin nails, graveyard dirt and moreWhere is Hermione ...

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$$$$ Plan to Reduce Inmate Overdoses:  The special master appointed by federal judges to oversee California's prison healthcare system is recommending ...

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Gavin Newsom is presently the Lieutenant Governor of California.* He was previously the Mayor of San Francisco. Absent a major miracle, he will be the next ...

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