Monthly Archives: February 2020

Three Strikes in the Criminal Justice System

Three Strikes in the Criminal Justice System Three Strikes in the Criminal Justice System In an ideal situation, the penalties imposed by the criminal justice system are applied with the ultimate goal of rehabilitation and the lowering of the recidivism rate (the rate of reoffending for a
Posted in Criminal Defense

Gross Negligence in Civil Law

Gross Negligence in Civil Law Gross Negligence in Civil Law In every-day language, we use words like negligent to describe someone who failed to do something they should have done, which then had consequences for others. This applies very similarly to legal cases. With lawsuits
Posted in Personal law

Getting Injured at the Workplace

Getting Injured at the Workplace Getting Injured at the Workplace In some jobs and work environments, there are some inherent risks involved with the task at hand. For situations like these, employers and employees sign comprehensive agreements and waivers regarding risks of injury. However, a
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What is considered Auto Insurance Fraud in California?

What is considered Auto Insurance Fraud in California? What is considered Auto Insurance Fraud in California? According to the California Penal Code, automobile insurance fraud is an act of criminal fraud, but one that concerns the insuring of a car.
Posted in Business Law, Corporate Law

What is California Penal Code 187?

What is California Penal Code 187? What is California Penal Code 187? What is California Penal Code 187? California Penal Code 187 addresses the definitions and punishments for murder. According to the code, murder is defined as the “unlawful killing of a human”, but must be
Posted in Corporate Law, Litigation Series

Illegal Practice of the Law

Illegal Practice of the Law Illegal Practice of the Law In California, there are self-help guides that allow individuals (or various entities) to represent themselves in a legal process. This is entirely legal and, for certain reasons, some may choose this route. In cases like
Posted in Criminal Defense

The Steps to Take Following Suffering Domestic Abuse

domestic abuse The Steps to Take Following Suffering Domestic Abuse According to the California self-help guide, those who have been the victim of domestic abuse or harassment can go through certain steps in the criminal justice system in order to seek redress
Posted in Criminal Defense

Workplace Violence

Workplace Violence Workplace Violence One should never have to enter where they work and fear for their safety. A workplace environment must be safe for all those present. Unfortunately, there are instances of violence or abuse occurring at work, which requires legal
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Music Publishing Income

Music Publishing Income Music Publishing Income Music Publishing Income, When it comes to music, many people think that those involved in the process simply earn money by consumers purchasing their songs (on iTunes and other legal downloading systems). In fact, the producers, songwriters,
Posted in Commercial Leasing, Entertainment Law

Disorderly Conduct Crimes

Disorderly Conduct Crimes Disorderly Conduct Crimes In some states, disorderly conduct can be an umbrella term for sets of crimes that disturb peace or create reckless conditions. While that may seem broad and far too general, there are also specific crimes that are
Posted in Criminal Defense