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Category: Discovery

 Salinas v. Cruz; The 2nd Court of Appeals of California Reverses Restraining Order Because Cross-Examination Was Barred

Salinas v. Cruz; The 2nd Court of Appeals of California Reverses Restraining Order Because Cross-Examination Was Barred The Court of Appeal for this district yesterday reversed a domestic violence restraining…

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…

California Senate Bill 16 (SB 16) – 2023-2024 – Peace officers: Release of Records

California Legislature Passes Senate Bill 16; Expanding Peace Officer Records Accessible to the Public California Senate Bill 16 (SB 16) 2023 – 2024 – Release of Records – Police officers…

How Access to California Police Records

How Access to California Police Records The Legislature has responded to public pressure calling for increased transparency into local policing by passing two new laws that mandate disclosure of records…

Tossing Out an Inferior Judgement – When the Judge Steps on Due Process – California Constitution Article VI – Judicial Section 13

Tossing Out an Inferior Judgement – When the error has resulted in a miscarriage of justice. Like Monopoly’s Bank Error in Your Favor Collect $200. A Error in a Judicial…

What is a Tort?

What is a Tort? EVERYTHING YOU WILL NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT Imagine you get hurt because a federal employee did something wrong, but you don’t…

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…

Defeating Extortion and Abuse of Process in All Their Ugly Disguises

Defeating Extortion and Abuse of Process in All Their Ugly Disguises Handling Extortion – Both the criminal and civil “Pay me or I’m going to the police…” “Pay me or…