Graduation Parties And Minor’s Drinking

Graduation Parties And Minor’s Drinking

Finally! It’s graduation season. For many students and parents, this is a day they’ve been waiting for their entire lives. They’re finally putting high school behind themselves once and for all and allowing themselves to focus on the future. If you’re a graduating senior or someone who just likes to hang out with a group […]

Probation And Parole: What's The Difference?

Probation And Parole: What’s The Difference?

If you’re confused about the difference between probation and parole, you’re not alone. Most people don’t really know what the difference is between the two until they get into trouble with the law. While you’re on probation, you’re still technically in police custody, but you have a great deal more freedom than you’d enjoy if […]

Domestic Terrorism

Domestic Terrorism

In the past two decades, the word terrorism has become a working part of our daily vocabulary. The number of days when a leading news source doesn’t mention at least some form of terrorism at least once is few and far between. There’s a reason terrorism is such a major news story, that’s because it’s […]

How To Handle A Police Interrogation

How To Handle A Police Interrogation

The police believe that you are involved in a crime and want to bring you to the police station for an interrogation. This is a terrifying experience and many people don’t know how they should handle it. What you shouldn’t do is try to resist the situation. Refusing to go will simply make your situation […]

Is Social Media A Danger To You?

Is Social Media A Danger To You?

Social media is extremely important to many of us. We use it to develop careers, stay in touch with friends and family, learn new hobbies and make life altering connections. As much as we love social media, there are times when we find ourselves wondering if the channels we’re using could be potentially dangerous to […]

Vehicular Manslaughter In California

Vehicular Manslaughter In California

Vehicular manslaughter in California can be a little confusing. The first thing to note is that vehicular manslaughter is an accident. The driver responsible for the incident didn’t plan on getting into an accident and they certainly didn’t want anyone to get hurt. Vehicular manslaughter is not a malicious act. Vehicular manslaughter charges are usually […]

Can You Profit From Your Crime In California?

Can You Profit From Your Crime In California?

Did you know that the first time the topic of convicted felons profiting from their crimes was seriously explored was when the serial killer, David Berkowitz, who is better known as the Son of Sam, wrote a book while he was in prison? Berkowitz titled his manuscript “Son of Hope.” Allegedly, it was part prison […]

Preventing Auto Theft

Preventing Auto Theft

Auto theft is a massive and expensive problem. The Insurance Information Institute reports that in 2019, 219.9 cars per 100,000 people were stolen. The average value of the stolen vehicle was $8,886. The good news is that while you might not be able to totally prevent yourself from being a victim of auto theft, there […]

Are The Police Allowed To Commandeer Your Car?

Are The Police Allowed To Commandeer Your Car?

Police commandeering someone’s vehicle is something that happens all the time in action movies and police procedurals, but what about in the real world. Are police really allowed to commandeer your car the way they do in movies? The simple answer is yes. The police are allowed to commandeer your vehicle, but it’s not as […]

California’s Stance On Prescription Drug Fraud

California’s Stance On Prescription Drug Fraud

Prescription drug fraud doesn’t get nearly as much publicity as it did several years ago when the country was in the middle of the opioid crisis. Just because there aren’t as many news stories covering prescription drug fraud doesn’t mean that the fraud has completely disappeared. The truth is that California is still full of […]