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Los Angeles County is Challenging the Death Penalty

December 10, 2020

Since Clarence Ray Allen was executed on January 17, 2006, no further executions have since been carried out in the state of California. However, capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is still legal in this state. In fact, out of every state in the United States, California has the most condemned prisoners on […]

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New Resentencing Policies Effective Immediately in Los Angeles CA

December 4, 2020

As of December 8, 2020, Los Angeles District Attorney, George Gascon, announced new resentencing policies in Special Directive 20-14 as a way to put an end to excessive prison sentences. These new policies can benefit the thousands of individuals who are currently serving prison time in Los Angeles County and will apply to all units, […]

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Get Off the Hook for False Allegations of Sexual Battery in South Gate CA

November 24, 2020

Sexual battery is a very serious thing to say the least. This crime occurs to thousands of people on an annual basis. Experiencing even one instance of sexual battery can forever affect a woman, man, boy, or girl’s life forever. It’s a negatively vulnerable experience that nobody is truly immune from. Despite how serious sexual […]

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What is the California Definition of Vehicular Manslaughter?

November 17, 2020

There are several legal terms out there; it can almost seem impossible for you to know each and every one of them. And, well, if you’re not an attorney and generally don’t work in the criminal justice system in any way, shape, or form, it’s likely that you won’t know a whole lot about all […]

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What Not to Do When Accused of a Violent Crime in San Fernando CA

November 10, 2020

It can be a big shock when you’re accused of engaging in a violent crime that you never took part in. At first, you may be completely stunned to the point where you’re completely unable to react to the situation or may even find yourself reacting in a manner than isn’t logical or appropriate. You […]

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How is the Mattern Law Firm Handling Cases in Carson CA During the Pandemic?

November 3, 2020

This year has been hectic to the max; anyone could tell you that. And, sadly, it continues to be a messy situation with the pandemic and all, which has been going on for nearly a year now. All our lives have changed and transformed, even for those of us who have not had the virus […]

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Common Defenses for Kidnapping in the Downey CA Courtroom

October 27, 2020

Nobody wants to be deemed a kidnapper, but if you do the crime, you do the time. However, let’s say you didn’t do the crime. Then, clearly, you shouldn’t have to do the time. Common logic, right? Well, in the courtroom, things aren’t that simple. The judge isn’t going to automatically believe you when you […]

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3 Signs That You’re Hiring the Wrong Criminal Defense Attorney in Van Nuys CA

October 21, 2020

Everyone wants to believe that the very first criminal defense attorney they come across when conducting research is the “right” one for them. They might see an ad for an attorney online or click on the very first listing of an attorney’s website in their area who specializes in the field they need criminal defense […]

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Don’t Let a Sex Crime Accusation Hold You Back in Whittier CA

October 15, 2020

Accusations often lead to messy consequences, especially when your point-of-view is completely dismissed, disbelieved, and/or misunderstood. When you’re accused of something you didn’t do, not only do you try your absolute hardest to prove your innocence and show proof that you’re not guilty, but you can’t help but feel saddened that your perspective is being […]

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Get Legal Defense for a Gang Related Offense in Beverly Hills CA

October 9, 2020

When gang activity is involved, it’s never good; it’s a big disaster just waiting to happen. But just as bad as being involved in gang-related activity is being accused of a gang-related crime that you played no part in – or did, but the other side is exaggerating what really happened, is throwing you under […]

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