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More Inmates Getting Second Chances in California

More Inmates Getting Second Chances in California

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Why Some Domestic Violence Victims Think Twice About Seeking Help

Why Some Domestic Violence Victims Think Twice About Seeking Help Since Donald Trump was elected president in November of 2016, the political climate in the United States has been turbulent, to say the least. In all fairness, American politics has not really been particularly stable for a number of years, but President Trump’s election marked […]

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Study Looks at Decrease in Juvenile Crime and Increase in Immigration

Study Looks at Decrease in Crime and Increase in Immigration In the late 1970s and early 1980s, there was nationwide concern over the state of crime in this country. The United States was in the middle of its “War on Drugs,” juvenile delinquency was a serious problem, and certain cities become synonymous with violent criminal […]

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New Bill Could Shorten Sex Offender Registry for Some Offenders

California Bill Could Shorten Sex Offender Registry for Some Offenders A proposed bill written by California Senator Scott Wiener is causing a fair amount of controversy. The bill aims to restructure the state’s sex offender registry by assigning levels of severity to sex crimes. In its current form, the measure would categorize sex offenders into […]

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Quick Facts: Both Sides of a California Domestic Violence Restraining Order

Quick Facts: Both Sides of a California Domestic Violence Restraining Order Across the country, an incident of domestic violence occurs every nine seconds. Domestic violence is, defined by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence or NCADV, as acts of intimidation, physical assault or battery, or unwilling sexual actions in a systematic pattern of power and […]

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New Law Enforces Mandatory Prison Sentences for Certain Sex Crimes

New Law Enforces Mandatory Prison Sentences for Certain Sex Crimes Around this time last year, the nation’s news outlets were abuzz as they followed a high-profile case of a Stanford student charged with the campus sexual assault of an unconscious 23-year-old woman. The student was found guilty, but in a decision that stunned the country, […]

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Juvenile Record Sealing in California

Sealing Juvenile Records in California Many people assume that juvenile criminal records in California are automatically sealed when the offender turns 18. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. While it is true that some juvenile records are sealed automatically, many are not. If you or someone you love has a juvenile criminal record, there […]

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Bill Would Make Attacks on Police Officers Hate Crimes

Bill Would Make Attacks on Police Officers Hate Crimes In recent years, there have been an alarming number of high-profile crimes committed against victims based the perception of the victims’ race, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation. The media often refers to such acts of destruction and violence as “hate crimes.” Most states, including California, also […]

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California Lawmakers Look to Reform Bail System

California Lawmakers Look to Reform Bail System When a person is arrested and charged with a crime, he or she is entitled by the U.S. Constitution to a fair trial. In practice, a defendant’s trial may be scheduled for a date that is many months away due to busy court schedules and more pressing cases. […]

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Should You Accept a Plea Bargain?

Should You Accept a Plea Bargain? Most cases in the California criminal justice system do not end in a trial. Instead, in most cases, a criminal defendant accepts a plea deal, sometimes knownas a plea bargain. Before you decide if a plea bargain is right for you, you need to understand how they work. The […]

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