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Former University Coach Denies Allegations of Domestic Violence

A former University of Arizona track coach has denied allegations of sexual assault and domestic abuse brought by a former student with whom he had entered into a relationship.

He has fiercely denied the claims and has maintained his innocence, arguing that his relationship with his accuser was consensual.
Accused of Domestic Violence?
Even if you have […]

By |September 21st, 2017|Criminal Law|Comments Off on Former University Coach Denies Allegations of Domestic Violence|

California Students Face Accusations of Hacking, Data Theft

Late last year, authorities in San Bernardino County accused two 16-year-old students of Internet crimes related to hacking and data theft, after the teens allegedly accessed their school’s computer system to change and modify grades.
Police were first made aware of the alleged crime after school administrators reported that several teacher websites had been hacked. […]

By |September 7th, 2017|Criminal Law|Comments Off on California Students Face Accusations of Hacking, Data Theft|

Not Guilty Plea By Man Charged with Murder Following Car Crash

A California man was arrested and charged with murder in late March for his alleged involvement in a fatal motor vehicle accident that claimed the lives of three Corcoran residents.
According to California Highway Patrol officers, the fatal collision occurred on March 27 when the defendant’s vehicle collided with the vehicle carrying the three victims […]

By |August 24th, 2017|Criminal Law|Comments Off on Not Guilty Plea By Man Charged with Murder Following Car Crash|

Swab Testing at Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints

Following California’s legalization of the use of medical marijuana, law enforcers are concerned with the potential increase in drugged driving in Los Angeles. A new bill pending at the California Senate intends to prohibit driving while smoking medical pot.
In the meantime, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) plans to equip DUI checkpoints with swab […]

By |August 11th, 2017|Criminal Law|Comments Off on Swab Testing at Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints|

New California Gun Crime Laws That You Should Know

Owners of firearms in California are bracing themselves for new laws that restrict how they can legally own and possess guns. Three of these laws take effect in 2017.

Firearms Loan
Assembly Bill No. 1151 makes it a gun crime for a firearms owner to loan guns to anyone who is not an immediate family member. […]

By |July 31st, 2017|Criminal Law|Comments Off on New California Gun Crime Laws That You Should Know|

NFL, the Super Bowl, and Domestic Violence

The Super Bowl is the most awaited annual sporting event in the United States but for many years, there’s a belief that a rise in domestic violence cases is linked to this occasion. While a number of domestic violence incidents have been observed during the Super Bowl, statistics show that this yearly event does […]

By |July 14th, 2017|Criminal Law|Comments Off on NFL, the Super Bowl, and Domestic Violence|

Law Punishing Possession of Spice and Other Synthetics

California drug crime laws outlawed additional drugs and chemicals with the recent enactment of Senate Bill 139. While the sale of specific synthetic drugs is already a crime, the new law makes the mere possession of the enumerated synthetics either an infraction for the first offense or a misdemeanor for the subsequent offenses.

Synthetic Drug […]

By |June 30th, 2017|Criminal Law|Comments Off on Law Punishing Possession of Spice and Other Synthetics|

Hip-Hop Testimony Leads to Murder Acquittal

A California jury recently dismissed murder charges against a defendant after a hip-hop artist testified on the possible meanings of the slang term ‘lick’. The case stemmed from the fatal shooting of two individuals in September 2014, in what appears to be a marijuana deal. The acquitted defendant’s two other companions who fired their […]

By |June 15th, 2017|Criminal Law|Comments Off on Hip-Hop Testimony Leads to Murder Acquittal|

The Rise of Jewelry Theft in Celebrity Homes

Police are currently investigating what appears to be a series of jewelry theft occurring in some high-profile celebrity homes. Just recently, thieves broke into the Beverly Hills residence of singer Nicki Minaj and took jewelry worth about $175,000. The theft is believed to have transpired late last year while the singer was out of […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Criminal Law|Comments Off on The Rise of Jewelry Theft in Celebrity Homes|

Cyber Safety Symposium for Los Angeles Teens

Most people are familiar with the fact that teens and tweens are using the internet more than any generation before them. Gone are the days of having one social media page, now children are connected on numerous sites with people from all over the world. While this opens up a lot of opportunity for […]

By |May 12th, 2017|Internet Crimes|Comments Off on Cyber Safety Symposium for Los Angeles Teens|

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