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What is a Hung Jury?

Last year a jury could not agree about whether or not Bill Cosby was guilty of sexual assault. Earlier this year, a second jury had little trouble finding him guilty on all counts. How, though, could Cosby be tried a second time for the same crime? Doesn’t double jeopardy protect defendants from situations like this? […] Read More

Falsely Accused of Domestic Abuse? Here’s What You Need to Do.

Domestic violence is a serious issue for many California families. As a result, any allegations of domestic abuse and/or domestic violence are taken very seriously by police and prosecutors. The consequences of domestic violence allegations can be devastating. Unfortunately, this can be true even if the accusations against you are false. Domestic violence is not […] Read More

Why Is There No Statute of Limitations for Murder in California?

In the 1970s and 1980s, California was terrorized by a masked gunman known only as the “Golden State Killer.” Over a period of 12 years, the gunman reportedly killed 12 people, committed 45 rapes, and burglarized at least 120 homes. After all this time, it appears that the manhunt may be over. Last month, a […] Read More

Bill Cosby Convicted of Aggravated Indecent Assault

Bill Cosby has been found guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault by a Pennsylvania jury. His conviction is cheered by many as a victory for victims of sexual assault across the country. Many attribute Cosby’s downfall to the increased willingness of victims to come forward in the midst of the #MeToo movement. What […] Read More

Can You Get a DUI If Your BAC is Below the Legal Limit?

Do you have to have a certain amount of alcohol in your body to be convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) in California? Contrary to popular belief, the answer is no. There are actually two ways you can get a DUI. The first is when your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) exceeds the legal limit. […] Read More

What Happens If I Flip Off a Cop?

Have you ever had the urge to flip off a police officer during or after a traffic stop? Maybe you were pulled over for barely exceeding the limit, or perhaps the officer was just curt and unpleasant during your interaction. You may have thought twice before giving them the finger, fearing that it may be […] Read More

What Happens If I Don’t Show Up For Jury Duty?

Anyone who is arrested and charged with a crime in Los Angeles has a right to a jury trial. In order to make sure that each defendant gets his or her day in court, California citizens are obligated to serve on a jury once every 12 months. This does not necessarily mean that you will […] Read More

Can You Go to Jail for Giving Someone Herpes?

Last year, singer/songwriter Usher was formally accused of exposing three of his former sexual partners to a sexually-transmitted disease. His former partners file a lawsuit in California claiming that the singer failed to disclose that he had herpes before engaging in sexual activities with them. The alleged sexual encounters all took place prior to 2012. […] Read More

Consequences of Filing a Fraudulent Workers’ Compensation Claim

If you’re injured on the job in Los Angeles you may be entitled to collect workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits can be extremely helpful as you fight to recover from a serious workplace injury, illness, or disease. It is important to make sure that you only submit a request for benefits if you have actually […] Read More

What is the Legal BAC in California?

In California, it’s against the law to drive if you’re under the influence of alcohol. Alcohol affects everyone differently, so how can police determine if you’re intoxicated in violation of the law? The state has drawn an arbitrary line which holds all drivers to the same standard. This standard relies on what is known as […] Read More