Tag: CriminalLaw

Have questions about how California criminal law could affect your criminal charge? Our San Jose criminal lawyer could help you understand your legal options under the law.

Can I Be Arrested for Something I Didn’t Do?

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Incidents that warrant police intervention happen every day, and sometimes those circumstances end in arrests. What many people don’t realize is that sometimes people who did nothing are arrested in these situations. In today’s world, not breaking the law does not equal avoiding arrest, and you need to know what to do if you find … Continue reading


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New Measures Proposed to Reform College Sexual Assault Responses in California

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Sexual assaults on college campuses have sadly become more and more common. In the past few years, universities across the country have struggled with cases of sexual assault. Unfortunately, quite a few assault cases on college campuses, in California and across the country, are mishandled. Assault victims and, in some cases, alleged offenders, are often … Continue reading

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Will Legalized Marijuana Become a Reality in California?

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Currently, the state of California only permits legal use of marijuana for medical purposes. All other uses are currently considered drug crimes. But backers like The Coalition for Cannabis Policy Reform are making serious progress in their ReformCA movement, and they hope to have the initiative in front of voters on the November 2016 election … Continue reading

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California Governor Says Crime Laws Due for Overhaul

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Over the last several weeks, President Obama has commuted the sentence of nearly 90 inmates, mostly nonviolent drug offenders. His actions have sparked a number of conversations about America’s prison problem and caused many state officials to question whether or not we are doing it “right.” California’s governor, Jerry Brown, recently joined the conversations in … Continue reading

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