What’s Happening in the World of White Collar Crime

White collar crimes are happening every day, and they affect all of us in ways most people don’t realize. Not only do these crimes tell us about business and political climates, they also provide unique opportunities to view white collar … Continue reading

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3 of the Largest Embezzlement Cases in Recent History

Embezzlement is defined as the theft or misappropriation of funds belonging to one’s employer or placed in one’s trust. Embezzlement can happen in small amounts; however, we most often hear about it in cases that involve millions of dollars. Embezzlement … Continue reading

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A High-Level Overview of California Gun Laws in 2018

Gun rights and gun control are topics that are currently trending in the news. The gun debate is going strong in our country, and this has lead to some misconceptions about gun control laws on both sides of the issue. … Continue reading

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What’s Happening Now in the World of Criminal Law

03If you watch the news regularly, you know there’s always something going on in the world of criminal law. From what’s happening in the streets of your own neighborhood to worldwide news that affects all of us, there’s always something … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Criminal Law

Criminal law. It’s been an integral part of our society for about 2,000 years, and it’s undergone an amazing evolution during that time. From early forms of justice that now seem barbaric, to our current focus on providing every person … Continue reading

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A Quick Recap of the Most Important News in Drug Crimes – March 2018

Crimes involving the sale, possession and trafficking of drugs are some of the most prevalent crime stories in the news today. Daily we’re seeing large drug arrests and a constant stream of news on our nation’s opioid crisis. It’s time … Continue reading

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What Crimes are Punishable by Death?

There are as many as 31 US States that have the death penalty, with the state of California being one of them. In recent years, attempts have been made to repeal the capital punishment in California completely. However, the Supreme … Continue reading

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4 Common Myths About Embezzlement Debunked

Embezzlement. It happens more than we realize. In simple terms, it’s corporate theft, however the real-world consequences can be devastating to businesses, employees and families. Embezzlement is the act of appropriating funds that you have access to and are left … Continue reading

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What is Depraved Heart Murder?

In California, the Penal Code clearly separates homicides into two distinct categories of murder and manslaughter. The primary difference between them centers around two words. Aforethought and malice. Section 187 of the Penal Code provides that a homicide committed with … Continue reading

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Top Criminal Law News – March 2018

Whether it fascinates or worries you, there’s always something new happening in the world of criminal law. The start of 2018 has seen some epic cases unfold. From murder, to child sexual assault and aggressive moves by ICE, there’s plenty … Continue reading

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