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  • The Legal Difference Between Murder and Homicide
    The Legal Difference Between Murder and Homicide

    We hear the terms “murder” and “homicide” used interchangeably all time, whether it’s on the news, in a TV show, or even just in conversations with other people. While the two crimes are related (both ...

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  • Homicides and Property Crime Up in San Bernardino in 2012
    Homicides and Property Crime Up in San Bernardino in 2012

    FBI crime statistics released in mid-September showed that the number of homicides and property crimes in the city of San Bernardino had significant year-over-year increases in the year of 2012, the ...

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  • Aggressive Defense Takes Death Penalty off the Table
    Aggressive Defense Takes Death Penalty off the Table

    Facing criminal charges can be a very frightening experience especially considering the fact that a conviction could lead to your incarceration. If you are arrested and charged with committing a ...

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  • Bill To Make Battery on a Cop a
    Bill To Make Battery on a Cop a "Strike" Defeated in Committee

    Yesterday, a California Legislative committee voted down a proposal to make battery on a cop a "strike" offense in California. The bill was supported by Officer Ryan Bonaminio's father, the officer ...

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  • US Supreme Court redefines testimonial evidence under the Sixth Amendment
    US Supreme Court redefines testimonial evidence under the Sixth Amendment

    The Supreme Court recently published a confusing case that may affect how courts view the Confrontation Clause. Following the seminal cases of Crawford v. Washington and Davis v. Washington, the ...

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  • Serial Murderer Gets Two More Life Sentences
    Serial Murderer Gets Two More Life Sentences

    After pleading guilty to the murder of Anthony Martinez, a judge today sentenced serial murderer Joseph Edward Duncan III to his tenth life sentence.Duncan has already been sentenced to die to three ...

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