There will be no dearth of people paying close attention to a case focused upon cellphones and privacy in the United States Supreme Court's upcoming autumn term.
"Almost without exception," states a recent NPR criminal law-focused article, "police videos are controlled by the law enforcement agencies that created them."
Have you ever stopped and thought about how much a DUI will costs someone? Even if it is your first time getting a drunk driving charge, it could cost you tens of thousands of dollars over the course of your life to "pay" for it.
Anthony Sanborn Jr. knew he was innocent.
When the writer of a recent media piece focuses on "the implications of algorithmic risk assessments" in the criminal justice realm, he is addressing an issue that is immediately troubling and with real-world ramifications.
Although a number of reasons why any online consumer in California or elsewhere should be concerned with unknown eyes watching his or her online interactions come immediately to the fore, there is probably one reason that stands above all others.
Zero for six.
Source: client's dui page; U.S. News & World Report, "Utah lawmakers pass toughest dui limit in us…; and LIfeSaver The history of drunk driving laws in the U.S.
For obvious reasons, all criminal law cases are deeply important to the individuals involved, regardless of whether they are alleged victims or accused offenders. A matter that plays out before a judge or jury is, in legions of cases that occur in California and across the country every day, acutely personal and with attendant consequences that affect lives in fundamental ways.
Although opinions regarding a case involving a young child who died in Los Angeles County in 2013 cover a gamut of viewpoints, there is certainly no divergence of views in concluding that what happened to the 8-year-old boy was tragic and profoundly sad.