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Rape Kits and Criminal Charges in California

Being accused of a crime is serious, and if that crime is rape or sexual assault, in today’s environment, it can seem like everything is stacked up against the accused. Due to the intimate nature of rape, in which there typically are only two persons involved, proving...

How Long Does the Prosecutor Have to File Criminal Charges?

Merely being suspected of committing a crime, regardless of whether a defendant is actually charged, is an extremely nerve-racking experience. Initially, dealing with law enforcement, which is structured to be an intimidating situation, can tend to make even the...

How Suspicions of Money Laundering Can Block a House Purchase

Being charged with a crime is not, to say the least, a pleasant experience for anyone. Some liberties and freedoms, which we, as Americans, have fought for, are suspended, at least temporarily and potentially more long-term, while the legal process works out whether...

Looting under the California Penal Code

This autumn, news in the Golden State is almost exclusively about the wildfires that have wreaked havoc across thousands of acres. As this tragic story plays out, many people have been displaced, and in some instances, their houses have been destroyed. Coupled with...

Who Can Legally Cultivate Cannabis in California?

Although the mere possession of cannabis is illegal under federal law, many states, including California have decriminalized not only the possession of cannabis, but, in some cases, have allowed for the growth and cultivation of cannabis. However, in order to be...

Challenging Forensic Evidence in Criminal Trials

Since the Industrial Revolution, society has advanced from a state in which most were unaware of why food spoiled, for instance, to a state in which refrigerators speak to their owners. Similarly, criminal prosecution has advanced from law enforcement questioning...

A Criminal Defendant’s Rights during Prosecution

One of the most shocking experiences an individual can face is to be arrested and charged with committing a crime. In today’s day and age, when it seems everything moves at an ultra-fast clip, being charged with a crime will bring every aspect of the suspect’s life to...

Challenging Witness Identifications in Criminal Cases

Experiencing a criminal trial as a defendant is a very harrowing experience. Being a defendant is not a common occurrence for many people, so the newness of the procedure is intimidating. Second, pursuant to this country’s tradition of the burden of proof, the...

How Much Force Can Law Enforcement Use during an Arrest?

Being arrested very much strikes fear into the heart of most individuals. Further, it is this fear that is actually a feature, as opposed to a fault, of the American judicial system. By purposefully displaying authority, law enforcement, in fact, intends to strike a...