November 2017

In California, it is illegal to drive while distracted. This of course, means no talking or texting on a cell phone while driving. What many people fail to realize is that this applies to so much more than distractions caused by a cell phone. This law also...

Many people know what vandalism is. We hear about it, and see it, all of the time. Vandalism is taken very seriously in California. Getting caught vandalizing someone’s property can land a person in jail with hefty fines. While many people think they know what constitutes as...

It is one thing for a bystander to record an incident where a police officer is interacting, physically or peacefully, with another civilian, but it is another thing when a bystander records an incident where one or more other civilians are getting physical with another...

In the age of modern technology, it is important to be wary of scams used to gain private information from one of your accounts or devices. This sensitive information can be used to take money from the victim without him or her even knowing. There are...

Revenge porn is when one person shares sexually explicit images and/or videos of their former intimate partner, typically on the Internet, without their consent. Their motive is to embarrass the former partner, which can lead to further distress. If you keep up with celebrity gossip, this...

To expunge a criminal record is to essentially erase or remove a prior conviction from your record so that others who conduct a background search on you cannot view it. Expunging a criminal record is not only to ease the individual's mind and conscience, but it...

The right to remain silent and the right to have a lawyer represent you, are two rights every person has when arrested. These are the Miranda Rights, which the police are required to read to every arrestee. The Miranda Rights are named after Ernesto Miranda, who...