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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…

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…

Penal Code 141 PC – Planting or Tampering with Evidence in California

New Law 2017: Prosecutors Who Plant False Evidence Or Hide Evidence Will Face Felony Charges: AB1909, California Penal Code Section 141 (C) Until now, it may be surprising to know…

Penal Code 135 PC – Destroying or Concealing Evidence

Penal Code 135 PC – Destroying or Concealing Evidence Penal Code 135 PC: It is illegal to knowingly and willingly destroy, erase, or conceal any physical evidence that is in…