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Gang Crimes Are on the Rise in San Diego

Gang Crimes Are on the Rise in San Diego

October 24, 2019

If you live in the San Diego area, you probably know that, until this year, gang activity had actually been on the decline. Sadly, that trend is changing. This year, there has been a big increase in the number of gang-related crimes and gang-related homicides. In fact, there had been twice as many homicides by…

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Woman Trapped in Her Car after Crash in El Cajon Died at Hospital

October 20, 2019

Last week, a 29-year old woman driving a Chevy Malibu was broadsided by a Volkswagen near El Cajon. Apparently, the driver of the Volkswagen ran a red light and crashed into the Malibu at the intersection of Peerless and Pepper streets. The woman was trapped in her car after the crash. The accident was so…

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Can You Be Charged With Murder Without Physical Evidence?

Can You Be Charged With Murder Without Physical Evidence?

October 14, 2019

When you watch television dramas or movies about murder cases, they’re usually very dramatic. Trials go on for weeks or months. Juries are asked to convict defendants based on nothing but circumstantial evidence. Defense lawyers use smoke and mirrors to confuse juries. Most of the time, murder trials are nowhere near this interesting. However, there…

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Man Crashes School District Truck into Car with Baby on Board in Head-On Collision

October 8, 2019

Man crashes school district truck into car with baby on board. A school district employee crashed his truck into a sedan while making a left turn on Avocado Boulevard Friday morning. According to NBC 7 San Diego, the 55-year-old man was driving a white Ford truck owned by the Cajon Valley Union School District at…

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Crazy Murder Defenses that Actually Worked | Defense Lawyer San Diego

3 of the Craziest Murder Defenses that Actually Worked

September 20, 2019

If you or someone you know has been charged with murder, you’re probably wondering how you’ll get out of this mess. If you didn’t commit the crime – or, if you did it in self-defense – you can only pray that your criminal defense lawyer in San Diego can get you off. There are several…

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Scientists From The University Of Pittsburgh Invent A Weed Breathalyzer

Scientists From The University Of Pittsburgh Invent A Weed Breathalyzer

September 19, 2019

Researches from the Star Lab in the University of Pittsburgh say that they have developed a prototype that can be used to detect the THC content on the breath of a weed smoker. THC is the main psychoactive component in Marijuana. Though 33 states in the United States and the District of Columbia have legalized…

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Can I Get Out on Bail if I'm Arrested for Rape? San Diego Defense Lawyer

Can You Get Out on Bail if You’re Arrested for Rape in San Diego?

September 10, 2019

Being arrested can be very traumatic. Even if you’ve been arrested before, it’s certainly not something you’re eager to do again. Being arrested and charged with something as serious as rape can be downright scary. This is especially true if you’re innocent of the charges. One of the first questions you may have is –…

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What is the Current Status of the Death Penalty in California?

August 30, 2019

Ask two people you know what their opinion on the death penalty is and you’ll probably get two different answers. There has always been a lot of debate on the topic in this country. There has been so much pressure over the years that 20 states have abolished the death penalty. Technically, the death penalty…

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Can the Prosecutor Use Proof of Your Past Crimes to Prove You’re Guilty?

August 15, 2019

If you’ve been charged with a crime in California, there are certain things that the prosecutor isn’t allowed to use as evidence like past crimes. For the most part, the State will find a way to get evidence admitted. However, there are certain rules of evidence that protect defendants in court. The reason this is…

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What are the Defenses to Statutory Rape in California?

July 31, 2019

If you’ve been charged with statutory rape in California, you’ll be facing some serious penalties. Regardless of whether your charged with a misdemeanor or felony, you’ll be facing fines and possible jail time. If you’re convicted of statutory rape, you’ll also be required to register as a sex offender in California. This can affect your…

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