201911.05

How To File A Class Action Lawsuit?

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When an individual is injured due to another person or party’s negligence, the legal action known as a civil lawsuit might enable said person to recover a reward for the damages incurred as a result. However, when numerous individuals sustain injury they believe are caused by another’s malfeasance, legal efforts called class action lawsuits might…

201911.01

Police Search and Seizure Limitations

The United States Constitution protects against searches and seizures that are unreasonable. When the police search a place or person, they must have a search warrant or there must be circumstances present to justify their action without a search warrant. Arrests made after illegal searches may be invalidated and result in the exclusion of evidence…

201907.08

The Future of Criminal Justice Reform

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The great thing about America is that we live in a country of progress and change (most of the time). However, we need to keep focusing on progress, especially when it comes to the judicial system. The justice system in California and every other state can still be rather biased racially. There are also a…

201907.03

Effects of Solitary Confinement

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Solitary confinement is one of the most damaging aspects of the entire criminal justice system. The practice of locking people in a cell all by themselves robs those individuals of precious social interaction. It can make difficult prison stays into unbearable ones. Despite the potential risks, Isola is still legal in the vast majority of…

201906.24

Tax Evasion Charges in California

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The IRS defines tax evasion as a deliberate underpayment or failure to pay taxes. Individuals, corporations, partnerships, and trusts can all be convicted of tax evasion by the U.S. Government. In addition, State Tax Evasion Punishments can be sought for those who don’t pay their state taxes or those who underpay their state taxes. By…

201906.17

RICO: Understanding RICO Act Crimes and Charges

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Someone who faces a racketeering charge must beat some serious allegations. Racketeering activities carry some stiff penalties with long sentences, and the judge can order the individual to pay for the damages done under the RICO Act. If the prosecutors charge someone with criminal RICO, he should seek the assistance of a qualified lawyer as…

201906.10

Public Defender Vs. Private Lawyer: Which Is Better?

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Anyone who is arrested for a crime will be understandably worried about the amount of money they will have to pay for their attorney. Some individuals are pleased when they hear that they are able to secure the services of a public defender on the government’s dime. These public defenders are secured by the United…

201906.04

5 Traits of a Good Bail Bonds Agent

From time to time, we all need a little help. Sometimes it can be more serious than others. In the case of getting arrested, sometimes you may need to get financial assistance of a bail bonds agent. However, if you’ve never been arrested before, you may not understand the process. To help you get a…

201905.27

California Parole Laws, Process & System

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Parole is an important part of any legal process that results in prison time. Individuals often have to meet a number of parameters beginning on their first week in prison. As a result, these individuals need to become familiar with parole laws in order to secure the shortest prison sentence possible. Table of Contents Parole…

201905.22

California False Imprisonment Law

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False imprisonment is a charge with many facets and associated penalties. Individuals can be arrested for this crime and later commended for their actions once all the facts are released. The complexity of the charge means that anyone facing it must be familiar with its facets and the need to hire an experienced attorney to…

201905.13

Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication

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Disorderly conduct is a charge that many individuals face as they are becoming mature and first interacting with alcohol. It is not the most serious charge in the state of California. Few individuals are sentenced to significant prison time for disorderly conduct or related public intoxication charges. However, individuals still need to know about disorderly…

201905.06

What to Do After a Hit-and-Run in California

The penalties for hit and run in California can be serious. First and foremost, you most likely will be arrested, in which case you will need to contact a bail bondsman. This important professional in the criminal justice process will help you get out of custody and home so you can better deal with the…