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Prosecutor’s Obligation to Disclose Exculpatory Evidence

What is Exculpatory Evidence? – Definition, Examples & Importance Exculpatory evidence is any evidence in a criminal trial that supports the idea that the defendant is not guilty. In this…

What is Abuse of Process? When the Government Fails Us

What is Abuse of Process? Abuse of process is the intentional misuse of legal proceedings for a wrongful or unlaProbable cause is defined as the reasonable belief, foundedwful purpose. It…

Police BodyCam Footage Release – California

Police BodyCam Footage Release – California Freedom of Information The federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and similar state laws give the public the right to obtain records from certain…

California Supreme Court Rules: Text Messages Sent on Private Government Employees Lines Subject to Open Records Requests

Supreme Court Case Regarding Disclosure of Records Contained in Private Accounts On March 2, 2017, the California Supreme Court, in City of San Jose v. Superior Court of Santa Clara…

City of San Jose v. Superior Court – Releasing Private Text/Phone Records of Government  Employees

City of San Jose v. Superior Court (Ted Smith) Releasing Private Text/Phone Records of Government Employees City of San Jose v. Superior Court (Ted Smith) Opinion Summary Petitioner requested disclosure…

The Use and Abuse of Power by Prosecutors (Justice for All)

Coerced Out of Justice: How Prosecutors Abuse Their Power to Secure Guilty Pleas In a first-of-its-kind lawsuit, we’re suing Maricopa County prosecutors to stop them from retaliating against people who…

Penal Code 31 PC – Aiding and Abetting Laws

Can You Be Charged For Knowing About A Crime And Not Saying Anything? If you witness a crime, are you obligated to report it to the police? What if you…

Penal Code 32 PC – Accessory After the Fact

Penal Code 32 PC – Accessory After the Fact Penal Code § 32 PC defines the crime commonly known as being an “accessory after the fact“. This involves knowingly harboring,…

Penal Code 664 PC – “Attempted Crimes” in California

Penal Code 664 PC – “Attempted Crimes” in California Penal Code § 664 PC is the California statute that defines criminal attempt. An attempted crime is when a person tries…

Penal Code 142 PC – Peace Officer Refusing to Arrest or Receive Person Charged with Criminal Offense

Penal Code 142 PC – Peace Officer Refusing to Arrest or Receive Person Charged with Criminal Offense PART 1 – OF CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS TITLE 7 – OF CRIMES AGAINST…