Federal crime can seem like a very broad term, covering many various offenses. Below we outline some examples of what falls under the title of “federal crime.” Defining Federal Crime In the U.S., a federal crime is an act that hasContinue reading What Counts as “Federal Crime”?
Calculating Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)
In the state of California, if your blood alcohol content (BAC) is determined to be over the legal limit of .08% you will be arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI). Making sure you are not above theContinue reading Calculating Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)
There are multiple penalties you face if you are arrested with a DUI charge. What is Driving Under the Influence (DUI)? A Driving Under the Influence (DUI) offense can be charged when a person drives a vehicle while under theContinue reading DUI Penalties
Prop 47 – A New Way of Dealing with Drug Possession
The day after California passed Proposition 47 – reducing penalties for drug possession and other nonviolent crimes -left city employees scrambling to figure out just how to enforce the new law. Police agencies, defense attorneys, prosecutors, and even some advocates wonderedContinue reading Prop 47 – A New Way of Dealing with Drug Possession
Should Parents Be Blamed for Juvenile Crimes?
An on-going debate when it comes to juvenile crime is the question of if a parent should be held responsible. And if the parent should be held responsible, then how extreme should liability be – fines, incarceration? Does it dependContinue reading Should Parents Be Blamed for Juvenile Crimes?
Koreatown DUI Crackdown
When it comes to cracking down on DUIs in Los Angeles, it seems Los Angeles police have a few favorite neighborhoods. Koreatown DUI Crackdown It seems in L.A., police target South L.A. and the communities surrounding downtown. These areas areContinue reading Koreatown DUI Crackdown
Lewan Avoiding Assault Trial
It looks like Tennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan will be able to avoid going to trial for his alleged assault of an Ohio State fan. Avoiding Assault Trial Lewan’s lawyer says he is expecting to reach a deal with prosecutorsContinue reading Lewan Avoiding Assault Trial
L.A. DUI Checkpoints
L.A.’s Friday and Saturday nights can be filled with a lot of fun – and a lot of DUI checkpoints. DUI Checkpoints Typically on an L.A. Friday or Saturday night, from around 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. there are oneContinue reading L.A. DUI Checkpoints
Being arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) is an offense that can carry serious consequences. Additionally, California’s DUI laws can be especially confusing. Working with a lawyer can ensure you understand the full process and get a Two CasesContinue reading DUI Defense
LA Councilman Arrested for DUI
According to California Highway Patrol, Westminster City Councilman Andy Quach was arrested on suspicion of DUI. DUI Arrest Quach, 42, who is a convicted drunk driver, hit a fenced apartment complex entryway with his 2003 Mercedes-Benz. After failing a filedContinue reading LA Councilman Arrested for DUI