Blog Category: News

Bail Reform & Pretrial Detention

in News The impact of bail bond reform and pretrial detention in Sacramento The criminal justice system in Sacramento and across the country is undergoing significant changes, particularly with regards to bail bond reform and pretrial detention. These reforms are aimed at reducing the number of individuals who are incarcerated before their trial, and ensuring that the… Read More

California Marijuana Laws

in News California Marijuana Laws changed radically with the decriminalization of ownership (under 28.5 grams) and authorization of clinical marijuana in 1996. The state's marijuana laws were definitely loosened up indeed in 2016 after citizens supported Proposition 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. Under this law, grown-ups twenty-one years and over may buy, have, and devour… Read More

What Should I Do After A Car Accident?

in News Your heart is racing, you can't quite seem to catch your breath, you feel as though you're hyperventilating, and have just come to the realization that you had just been in a car accident; which is, potentially, your number one, worst, nightmare. ... Read More

US Voting Rights

in News The right to vote in the United States today is outlined at both the federal and the state levels. ... Read More

4th of July Celebrations

in News America celebrates the 4th of July every year. While many people know that it's celebrated as an act of patriotism, there are many people who don't know the full history of the fourth. ... Read More

CA Inmate Realignment

in News A decision by the Supreme Court in 2011 has had a dramatic impact on the jail and prison system in California. Although posting bail helps free up more space in prisons and jails, it was ruled that the current prison system was overcrowded and far beyond capacity. It was determined that the overcrowding was violating the rights… Read More

The Reality of CA’s Prop 47

in News In November of 2014, the “Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act,” also known as Proposition 47 was passed with 60 percent of the vote in the state of California. This law was designed to downgrade property, as well as drug possession crimes from felonies to misdemeanors. ... Read More