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How Will Senate Bill 10 Change California’s Cash Bail System?

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In late August 2018, Governor Jerry Brown signed a new bill that has overturned California’s historic cash-based bail system. The bill, Senate Bill 10, required state courts to make a “risk based” system to decide who leaves jail, or does not, before trial. According to the bill’s author, State Senator Bob Hertzberg, the purpose of … Continue reading

What Are the New Regulations for Legal Marijuana in California

Recreational marijuana dispensaries have been a regular occurrence in certain California cities recently, but new regulations have started to change how legal marijuana in California is being serviced. Some of the dispensaries will face different state guidelines that officially started July 1. Cannabis products sold in California will be required to pass testing for certain … Continue reading

What Are California’s Child Pornography Laws?

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California has specific laws that protect children from exploitation in pornographic materials. These laws against child pornography prohibit the producing, possessing, transporting, distributing, and selling of pornographic materials that include minors under the age of 18. The state has laws that prevent any selling or possessing of its materials. What Are the Specific California Laws … Continue reading

What Kinds of Environmental Crimes Could I Be Accused Of?

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Environmental crime is a new kind of crime that has unfortunately been growing in our country over recent years. Large corporations may be found guilty of environmental crimes, but smaller businesses and individuals can also be charged with them. The number one most common type of criminal environmental act that anyone can commit is to … Continue reading