Rapper Kanye West Charged With Assault With A Deadly Weapon at LAX

By: Wallin & Klarich

WHETHER YOU ARE CELEBRITY OR NOT WHEN YOU TAKE THE LAW INTO YOUR OWN HANDS AND ASSAULT A PHOTOGRAPHER YOU ARE GOING TO NEED A SKILLED LOS ANGELES CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY TO HELP YOU It was reported that Kanye West was arrested for Assault with a Deadly Weapon at LAX on Thursday morning. This is …

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Felony Assault Conviction Requires Present Ability to Cause Harm

By: Wallin & Klarich

Defendant repeatedly threatened to kill victim, put bag over victim’s head, threatened to light oven gas, held a knife to victim’s throat, put a noose around victim’s neck, and covered victim’s head with duct tape, and victim smelled gas, but ventilation within the victim’s mobile home prevented defendant from igniting the gas despite defendant’s efforts, …

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Orange County Jail Guards’ Assault Prompts Inmate Lawsuit

By: Wallin & Klarich

Orange County jail inmate sues for brutality by Orange County jail guards. An inmate at the Orange County jail has filed a lawsuit alleging that he was kicked, punched and otherwise assaulted by police officers from the Orange County Sheriff’s department while he was in custody. He also alleges that thousands of inmates in custody …

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BATTERY CHARGES

By: Wallin & Klarich

Battery is the nonconsensual, harmful or offensive touching of a person or anything attached to that person, such as a wallet or purse. Unlike assault, battery requires actual physical contact. Proof of damage from the injury is not always required for successful battery charges, but in most jurisdictions, proof of intent to cause harm is. …

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