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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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  • Tougher Sex Offender Laws in Orange County
    Tougher Sex Offender Laws in Orange County

    Orange County has recently approved a law that will restrict the movement of registered sex offenders, effectively barring them from entering beaches, parks and harbor areas. Under the new law, any ...

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  • New Legislation May Bring New Court of Appeal
    New Legislation May Bring New Court of Appeal

    A new bill in the California Legislature is making its way through various political channels that would create a new District Court of Appeal. If this bill passed, it would replace the current 4th ...

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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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  • Civility in the Courtroom
    Civility in the Courtroom

    This article by the Press-Enterprise gives an interesting perspective about how lawyers and attorneys can best serve their clients by using a more civil approach. Contrary to popular belief, the best ...

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