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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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  • What Are Drug Schedules?
    What Are Drug Schedules?

    Despite California’s push toward greater marijuana reform, drug crimes in the state still carry harsh legal penalties. However, not every drug is treated the same under the law. Drug crime offenses in ...

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  • How an Aggressive Attorney Can Help Your Drug Charges
    How an Aggressive Attorney Can Help Your Drug Charges

    If you have been arrested for a drug crime, you need an experienced attorney to defend you in court. When it comes to the courtroom, the government holds all of the power and financial resources. A ...

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  • What is Drug Trafficking?
    What is Drug Trafficking?

    In the California court system, drug trafficking is treated much differently than simple possession. In the latter case, you are judged to have a controlled substance on you that you are using for ...

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