Criminal Defense in Orange County

Blog Posts in August, 2013

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  • 2 Santa Ana Hit-and-Runs Within Days of Each Other
    2 Santa Ana Hit-and-Runs Within Days of Each Other

    ABC 7 News reports a recent surge in hit-and-run accidents in Santa Ana, California. According to authorities, there have been nine fatal pedestrian accidents thus far in 2013 while there were only ...

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  • Is Marijuana Legal in California?
    Is Marijuana Legal in California?

    Marijuana . The controversial drug that has divided opinions for years. Although cannabis is still listed as a Schedule I controlled substance (the most severe drug category), it has been ...

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  • Is Drug Possession an Indictable Offense?
    Is Drug Possession an Indictable Offense?

    The concept of an "indictable offense" is implemented in countries like Canada, Ireland and Australia. The concept of indictment is not foreign in the United States, but it is treated differently than ...

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  • Major Federal Policy Change: Is This the End to Mandatory Minimums?
    Major Federal Policy Change: Is This the End to Mandatory Minimums?

    The "war on drugs" is taking a drastic change of course. Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that federal prosecutors will no longer seek mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent, low-level ...

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