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  • Assault Vs. Battery
    Assault Vs. Battery

    Despite often being charged together, assault and battery are different charges with different meanings. Assault means either threatening or attempting to harm a person, while battery is the act of ...

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  • What is the California Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention (STEP) Act?
    What is the California Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention (STEP) Act?

    The California Street Terrorism Enforcement and Prevention (STEP) act was enacted in 1988 to protect citizens from gang violence. It was passed by politicians as an enforcement to be “tough” on gang ...

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  • What is Unreasonable Search and Seizure?
    What is Unreasonable Search and Seizure?

    The fourth amendment helps protect the freedom and privacy of so many American citizens. It essentially states that it is "the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and ...

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