If you’re anything but a novice driver in the Bay Area or virtually anywhere else on California roadways, you can supply a quick answer to the above-posed blog headline query.
Here’s a nightmare of almost unimaginable scope that we sketch for readers of our California criminal defense blog. We suspect that it will readily induce empathy from anyone who dwells on its details for even a moment or so.
We don’t need to cough up $80 million-plus to build a new jail in San Francisco, say a widely growing band of criminal law reformers.
“I was robbed.”
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that constitutional protections kick in for an individual when a police dog sniffs under his or her porch door.
We didn’t intend to immediately follow up one blog entry with another featuring the same subject matter. Because a case currently spotlighted in the news seems to logically connect a few dots, though, we discuss its essential details in today’s post.
It wasn’t close to being unanimous, but California legislation signed into law last week by Gov. Jerry Brown easily garnered enough support in both the state’s Senate and General Assembly to ensure its passage.
“Somewhere within the Oakland area.”
Some people asked to evaluate the nature and efficacy of electronic monitoring bracelets used to track the movements of criminal suspects and defendants can speak only in superlatives.
Imagine a California criminal suspect who is innocent of the charges he or she is facing, yet hesitates to go to trial. Many people similarly waver, owing to fears that a jury might see things negatively in their case and deliver a verdict marked by a draconian sentence.