California’s Marijuana Laws

California’s Marijuana Laws

In 2016, registered California voters decided that they were in favor of legalized marijuana and voted yes to Proposition 64. A little over a year later, on January 1, 2018, it became legal for adults to enjoy marijuana throughout the state. What some people failed to realize is that even though it was not legal […]

Driving Without Auto Insurance In California

Driving Without Auto Insurance In California

It’s expected that if you’re going to own and operate a vehicle in California, it’s properly insured. The amount of insurance you have that covers your own car is usually left up to you, but the state requires that you at least carry limited liability insurance so anyone else who is involved in the accident […]

Reckless Homicide In California

Reckless Homicide In California

Some states have a charge that they call reckless homicide. Cases involving reckless homicide involve situations where a person’s death was attributed to either the defendant behaving in a reckless or negligent fashion or because they failed to act in a reasonable manner which led to the death of another person. When you go through […]

The California Privacy Rights Act Is Coming

The California Privacy Rights Act Is Coming

On January 1, 2023, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) becomes fully effective. This could change things for some California businesses. The CPRA was originally passed by popular vote in 2021. More than 56% of the voters who took part in the November election were in favor of the new law. Concerns about privacy, identity […]

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 […]

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, […]

Sleep-Deprived Driving

Sleep-Deprived Driving

Most of us have heard so much about the dangers of drinking and driving that we would never dream of sliding behind the wheel after consuming alcohol. Yet, we seldom think twice about going for a drive while we’re tired. The truth is that while there aren’t any actual laws about sleep-deprived driving, the action […]

Difference Between Infraction, Misdemeanor and Felony

The Difference Between Infraction, Misdemeanor and Felony

The justice system labels crimes as infractions, misdemeanors and felonies. While these different categories of legal offenses have been around for a long time, very few people who aren’t directly connected to law enforcement or criminal lawfully understand how each type of crime is different. Infraction People who are guilty of an infraction have technically […]

Human Trafficking In California

Human Trafficking In California

Human trafficking is a major problem. The global value of human trafficking is estimated to be about $150 billion per year. California is believed to be a major human trafficking hub. The California Department of Justice reports that: “In 2013, the State enacted Senate Bill 1193 (Steinberg), which added Section 52.6 to the California Civil […]

Staying Safe While Enjoying Dorm Life

Staying Safe While Enjoying Dorm Life

One of the best things about finally going to college and moving into a dorm is that not only are you free of your parent’s strict rules but you’re also in the perfect place to meet people who will become lifelong friends. While there are many perks connected to living in a dorm, there are […]