The Legal Ramifications of Falsely Reporting a Crime in California

The Legal Ramifications of Falsely Reporting a Crime in California

We’ve all been in a situation where someone has done something that deeply hurts us. When that happens, we can’t stop thinking about how we can get revenge. In most cases, the anger fades and you never take action against the other person. There have been cases of people reporting a false crime in an […]

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What Exempts you from Wearing a Face Mask in California

What Exempts you from Wearing a Face Mask in California

Concern about the rising number of COVID-19 cases and a strong desire to avoid shutting down the economy prompted California’s governor to take the drastic measure of making face masks mandatory. In addition to wearing a face mask, you are also expected to keep a minimum of 6 feet between yourself and everyone else and […]

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Legal Responsibilities Attached to Witnessing a Crime in California

Legal Responsibilities Attached to Witnessing a Crime in California

As you were walking your dog, you witnessed a hit and run. No one was hurt, but the fleeing car did do quite a bit of property damage. Suddenly you’re in the middle of a moral dilemma. Should you report the crime or should you pretend it didn’t happen and simply go home. While no […]

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When Are You Required to Wear a Face Mask In California

When Are You Required to Wear a Face Mask In California

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered some pretty serious life changes. Recently, California’s governor declared that everyone is required to wear a face mask. Why are Face Masks Required in California There is a great deal of debate about whether the governor actually can demand that everyone wear a face mask in California. The decision wasn’t […]

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Ponzi Schemes and California Law

Ponzi Schemes and California Law

Ponzi schemes aren’t legal in California. The state considers these financial cons a type of financial fraud. California’s judicial system is currently set up in such a way that it helps protect whistleblowers and consumers from getting caught up in the legal drama that always surrounds Ponzi schemes. Understanding the Difference Between Ponzi Schemes and […]

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Smartphones in California’s Polling Places

Smartphones in California's Polling Places

It’s impossible to believe that we were once able to go through life without a smartphone in our hand. Today, we rely on our smartphones for everything. We use it to update our social media accounts, to take pictures, to get directions, and to find the cheapest place to find gas. On the rare occasions […]

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California’s Three Strikes and Your Out Policy

California's Three Strikes and Your Out Policy

California was once famous for its three strikes and your out brand of criminal justice. How the Three Strikes Law Worked The three-strikes law went into effect in 1994. The law was originally proposed in direct response to the horrific murders of Polly Klass and Kimber Reynolds. The way the Three Strikes law works is […]

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Pepper Spray: California’s Laws and Ownership Regulations

Pepper Spray: California's Laws and Ownership Regulations

If you consider pepper spray the perfect self-defense tool, you’re not alone. The world is full of people who feel safer when they have a small container of pepper spray in their pockets. The spray is affordable, easy to find, and legal. Or is it? Who Can and Can’t Use Pepper Spray in California? Most […]

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