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  • Jail versus Probation Time

    Posted Jul 29th, 2012 By in Jail, Probation, realignment With | Comments Off on Jail versus Probation Time

    A few months ago, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling requiring California to reduce its prison population, which has resulted in an unintended consequence of inmates realignments. Some argue that this will result in some criminal offenders (misdemeanors and low level felonies) choosing to take jail time over probation because county jails have been …

  • Criminal Law and Procedure: Probation Condition

    Posted Jul 12th, 2012 By in Criminal Law, Marijuana and Pot Shops, Probation With | Comments Off on Criminal Law and Procedure: Probation Condition

    The Daily Appellate Report shared a case explaining how the court system “may impose probation condition that prohibits defendant from using medical marijuana where condition related to crimes of conviction and future criminality.” In this specific case, defendant was stopped due to expired registration on his truck. The vehicle’s registration had been expired for over …

  • How Private is Your Privacy?

    Posted Jun 26th, 2012 By in Burglaries, Criminal Law With | Comments Off on How Private is Your Privacy?

    In a recent case of criminal law and procedure, we learned that, in specific cases, defendants do not have expectation of privacy in biological sample they provide for analysis; more specifically the case discusses privacy in saliva left on preliminary alcohol screening device. The sample was used for DNA testing and was ruled as not …

  • Has a Background Check Cost You a Job?

    Posted May 17th, 2012 By in Background Checks, Criminal Law, New Criminal Case Law With | Comments Off on Has a Background Check Cost You a Job?

    The LA Times shared an article recently discussing errors in background checks on job applicants that they might cost them the job. In the past few years, it has become a common practice for employers to run background checks on a candidate. That being said, the service is offered by Internet companies that accumulate public …

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