If you have been charged with the criminal offense of robbery in San Diego, California you are potentially facing a lengthy prison term if convicted. For this reason, it is crucial that you understand the charges you are facing and that you consult with an experienced San Diego criminal defense “Understanding Robbery Laws”
Cocaine-related Criminal Offense in San Diego: What Is the Punishment for Possession/Sale/Trafficking Cocaine?
Since the 1970s the United States has waged a “War on Drugs” in an attempt to stem the flow of illegal drugs into the U.S. As a result of the War on Drugs most states, including California, have passed tougher laws relating to the possession, sale, or trafficking in controlled “Cocaine-related Criminal Offense in San Diego: What Is the Punishment for Possession/Sale/Trafficking Cocaine?”
What Is the Punishment for Trafficking Oxycodone in California?
The War on Drugs in the United States has been raging for four decades. During that time, laws have become stricter and the penalties more severe. In addition, the types of drugs that are most commonly involved in the drug trade have changed over the years. Currently, Oxycodone is a “What Is the Punishment for Trafficking Oxycodone in California?”
Defending Wobbler Offenses in San Diego
There are three categories of offenses in California: those that are punished as a felony, misdemeanor, or an infraction. A felony is a crime which is punishable by death or imprisonment in the state prison. Every other crime or public offense is a misdemeanor except those offenses that are classified “Defending Wobbler Offenses in San Diego”
Indeterminate Commitment on Certain Sexually Violent Offenders
In California, the Sexually Violent Predators Act provides for the involuntary indeterminate civil commitment of certain sex offenders who are found to be sexually violent predators. A “SVP” is a person who has been convicted of a sexually violent offense against one or more victims, and who has a diagnosed “Indeterminate Commitment on Certain Sexually Violent Offenders”
California Imposes Life Sentences for Specified Sex Crimes
In California, many people are familiar with the terms “three strikes” or “multiple strikes” convictions. Such terms refer to a California law that has dramatically increased punishment for individuals convicted of felony offenses who have previously been convicted of one or more serious or violent felonies. Persons with two or “California Imposes Life Sentences for Specified Sex Crimes”
Plea Bargaining Resolves Most Criminal Cases in San Diego
Plea bargaining or case settlement is usually referred to negotiation between the prosecution and defense in order to resolve a criminal case without going to trial. Typically, during plea bargaining the defense agrees to plead guilty or no contest to one or more of the charged offenses in exchange for “Plea Bargaining Resolves Most Criminal Cases in San Diego”
Trial for Michael Jackson’s Doctor Conrad Murray Delayed until September
A Los Angeles judge delayed the trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor, Dr. Conrad Murray, at the request of his defense attorneys who sought additional time to prepare for cross-examination of new prosecution witnesses. The parties are now scheduled to resume jury selection on September 8, 2011. Last week when the “Trial for Michael Jackson’s Doctor Conrad Murray Delayed until September”
Roman Polanski has a Fighting Chance and Nothing to Lose
The man famous for his Hollywood movies, murdered wife, and life as a fugitive may be extradited from Switzerland to a Los Angeles, California courtroom. Polanski faces sentencing in a felony sex case over three decades old. He fled the United States jurisdiction after he pleaded guilty and before the sentencing hearing. He has “Roman Polanski has a Fighting Chance and Nothing to Lose”
Michael Jackson’s Death Ruled a Homicide: Murder Charges Possible?
Now that the Los Angeles Coroner has ruled Michael Jackson’s death a homicide, what charges will be contemplated by the Office of the District Attorney? Two charges are possible. A second degree murder charge is possible if it can be proved that injecting Jackson with the powerful anesthetic propofol was “Michael Jackson’s Death Ruled a Homicide: Murder Charges Possible?”