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  • Understanding Your Miranda Warning
    Understanding Your Miranda Warning

    Have you ever watched a crime drama film or television show? If so, then you have probably heard at least part of the Miranda rights (or Miranda warning, as they are recently known). While this part ...

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  • How Does Deferred Entry of Judgment (DEJ) Work?
    How Does Deferred Entry of Judgment (DEJ) Work?

    If you have been arrested for a minor drug offense in California, you may be eligible for deferred entry of judgment (DEJ). Under Penal Code 1000, certain individuals are given the opportunity to have ...

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  • What is California Proposition 47?
    What is California Proposition 47?

    Earlier this month – during the November 4 th mid-term elections – California voters approved Proposition 47 and showed their support for a significant overhaul of our state's criminal justice system. ...

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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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  • About Orange County's Collaborative Courts & How They Help Criminal Offenders
    About Orange County's Collaborative Courts & How They Help Criminal Offenders

    Orange County has implemented specialty courts that focus on rehabilitating criminal offenders, rather than incarcerating them. According to the Superior Court of California, County of Orange, these ...

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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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