California’s Stance On Battery Of A Police Officer

California’s Stance On Battery Of A Police Officer

Many people assume that assaulting an officer and the battery of a police officer are the same thing. They’re not. While the two terms are becoming increasingly interchangeable, when many of California’s laws were drafted, the term battery referred to a physical act that resulted in the victim sustaining an injury. As time passed, California’s […]

Aiding A Suicide In California

Aiding A Suicide In California

Assisted suicide has been a strongly debated topic in California and other parts of the world for several years. California legalized assisted suicide with the End of Life Option Act that took effect on June 9, 2016. While the law allows patients who are suffering from terminal illnesses to legally end their life rather than […]

Eavesdropping In California

Eavesdropping In California

Eavesdropping is something we’ve all done at some point in our lives. Normally, it involves staying quiet and remaining shrouded in mystery while we listen to someone discuss either ourselves or someone we know. In most cases, eavesdropping is fairly harmless, however, there are some circumstances where your penchant for eavesdropping could result in you […]

Concealing An Accidental Death In California

Concealing An Accidental Death In California

A story about a couple who lost their baby and failed to report the death made the headlines a short while ago. The original story included many twists and turns that had people shaking their heads. One of the questions many people asked after reading the story was if family members are legally obligated to […]

How To Confirm That Candy Is Safe After Trick-or-Treating

How To Confirm That Candy Is Safe After Trick-or-Treating

Ever since 1974 when Ronald Clarke O’Brian gave his son Halloween candy that was laced with a fatal dose of poison, everyone has been worried about the possibility of their own child ingesting fatal candy. It’s easy to understand why parents are fearful. Kids are going door to door and stocking up. Some of the […]

Teens Need To Be Smart While Partying This Halloween

Teens Need To Be Smart While Partying This Halloween

Everyone knows that the best parties happen on Halloween. There’s something about the combination of extreme sugar, spookiness and the strange cheerful zaniness of the season that makes the parties even more memorable. It’s why so many teens spend days learning about what Halloween parties are taking place and deciding which they’ll attend or skip. […]

Prank Calls Aren’t Just Fun And Games

Prank Calls Aren’t Just Fun And Games

It’s not uncommon for kids to go through a phase where they make silly prank calls. These calls are generally thought to be harmless, but what about when they cross the line from being amusing to annoying? In California, calling a resident and pretending to place an order for a silly pizza won’t usually get […]

Are You Being Stalked?

Are You Being Stalked?

Stalking is a major problem in the United States. Every single year there are about 6 million people who find themselves in a position of having to report stalking-related incidents. While most stalking victims are women, that’s not always the case. Each year men, who often assume that they don’t have to worry about stalkers, […]

Posting Videos Of Criminal Activity

Posting Videos Of Criminal Activity

Very few of us can go more than a couple of hours without checking our social media accounts. Looking at the pictures, memes and videos our social media contacts post has not only become an addiction but is also a game of one-upmanship. We don’t just want to know what our contacts are up to, […]

Fall Camping Safety Tips In California

Fall Camping Safety Tips In California

The fall is a great time to go camping in California. Not only is the weather a little cooler, but the bugs aren’t as bad either. Another advantage is that since school is in session, there are usually fewer kids at the local campsites which means the campgrounds and trails are a little quieter. There […]