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What to Know About Alcohol and Drug Arrests for Memorial Day Weekend

In handcuffs after a Memorial Day arrest

Memorial Day Weekend is almost here. Despite the shutdowns in effect throughout California, parties, events and small gatherings are likely to happen. Memorial Day Weekend has historically been one of the most dangerous due to instances of alcohol or drug use, and this year is likely to be no different. DUIs and alcohol or drug-related … Continue reading


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What Is the Purpose of California’s Three Strikes Law?

Picture of judge writing orders on paper

The state of California has a three strikes sentencing law that relates to the state’s criminal justice system. Enacted in 1994, California decided to create a new set of sentencing regulations that would specify what would happen to criminals who have committed multiple crimes. The Three Strikes law’s purpose is to discourage people from executing … Continue reading

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