California Law Seeks to Cap Felony Prison Sentences

By: southernblog

When you ask a criminal defense lawyer what penalties you will face for a crime, the answer you will receive is often “it depends.” That is because sentencing depends on numerous factors, including the facts of the case, the judge and whether any number of exceptions applies. However, California lawmakers are currently considering a bill …

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Prosecutors Who Withhold Evidence Could Face Felony Charges

By: Wallin & Klarich

An ongoing scandal involving the Orange County District Attorney’s Office has led California lawmakers to pass a new law. Beginning at the start of 2017, prosecutors who falsify or withhold evidence in a criminal case could be charged with a felony. So, what does this new law mean for you? Felony Charges for Prosecutors Who …

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