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Law Against Attempted Murder

Law Against Attempted Murder When someone is killed, the prosecution must decide on the charge they will pursue against the defendant and this will depend on the context of the crime. There are varying degrees of murder or manslaughter, but the law also accounts
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The Crime of Statutory Rape

The Crime of Statutory Rape The California criminal justice system has several protections and punishments against crimes of rape. Sadly, various forms of rape can occur, and the topic of this article will be statutory rape. According to California Penal Code 261.5, statutory rape is
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Practicing Medicine without a License

Practicing Medicine without a License When you visit a doctor, the last thing you want to worry about (while also worried about your health) is whether the doctor even has a license to work as a professional medical provider. Much like how a lawyer must
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Crime of Manslaughter

Crime of Manslaughter In California, the criminal code has created different legal classifications for the unlawful death of a person. While in popular culture or casual conversations people may call the death of a person an act of murder, the law is more
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The Process of Appeals in California

The Process of Appeals in California The appeal process is a legal mechanism that is essential to understand for those who believe a trial court made a legal error during the process of the trial, which then fundamentally changed the outcome of the case. A distinction
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Law Against Child Abduction

Law Against Child Abduction In California, the penal code ensures the proper protection of, and safeguards against, criminal wrongdoings towards children. Laws cover the conduct of not just parents towards their children, but also third parties. Children, until the state’s legal age or emancipation,
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Carjacking Law in California

Carjacking Law in California California has several laws regarding the rightful ownership and control of a car. Some steal cars by entering through one of the doors, trunk, or windows while the owner of the vehicle is not there. However, there are other methods
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Civil Litigation: Assault and Battery

Civil Litigation Assault and Battery Many people think that the only way to achieve “justice” for an assault or battery is to go through the criminal justice system. However, the circumstances and/or context of the crime can prevent the prosecution from meeting the burden of
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Law Against Domestic Violence

Law Against Domestic Violence In many parts of the world, domestic violence is a subject that is not talked about publicly. Its discussion carries tense dialogue and long-held taboos. However, in California, domestic violence has been criminalized and any acts of such are prosecuted
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California Law – Double Jeopardy

Business Lawyer Brentwood The law in the US has many safeguards against the abuse of power within the justice system. One of the main principles of the US criminal justice system is that all are innocent until proven guilty. As such, the constitution
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