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  • Case of the Month: California's Death Penalty
    Case of the Month: California's Death Penalty

    On July 16, 2014, United States District Judge Cormac Carney vacated a death sentence against Ernest Dewayne Jones because it violated the eighth amendment prohibition against cruel and unusual ...

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  • Restitution and Probation
    Restitution and Probation

    In many criminal cases, a defendant is ordered to pay restitution as a condition of probation . Restitution is the act of making good any loss suffered by a victim. Although the state usually charges ...

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  • The Affidavit of Prejudice
    The Affidavit of Prejudice

    The Code of Civil Procedure section 170.6 is used whenever an attorney intends to keep a judge from hearing any matter that involves a contested issue of fact or law. It is sometimes called an ...

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  • Legal Representation in Domestic Violence Cases - Part I
    Legal Representation in Domestic Violence Cases - Part I

    Domestic violence cases pose unique problems for both the criminal attorney and his client. An attorney that is unfamiliar with the nuances of these cases cannot effectively represent his client and ...

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  • Case of the Month: Attorney Fees
    Case of the Month: Attorney Fees

    One of the most important considerations confronting people searching for legal counsel is the attorney fees. The amount of fees as well as the payment schedule varies from attorney to attorney. A ...

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  • Search Based on An Anonymous Tip
    Search Based on An Anonymous Tip

    The United States Supreme Court has issued a ruling regarding search and seizure based upon an anonymous tip. Many anonymous tips received by police are bolstered by independent police observation. An ...

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