Blog Posts in September, 2008

David D. Diamond speaks out for justice..

Los Angeles Criminal Defense lawyer David D. Diamond recently appeared on a talk show to discuss criminal defense. He was asked to get the other side of justice by speaking withabout his perceptions ...
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UC Berkeley Tree-Sitters Charged with Criminal Offense

The four tree-sitters who had been living in a redwood tree near the University of California football stadium were charged with multiple misdemeanor counts of contempt of court for allegedly ...
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Medical Marijuana History

In 1996, California voters passed Proposition 215, commonly referred to as the Compassionate Use Act ("CUA"). The theory behind this vote to ensure that seriously ill Californians have the ...
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Medical Marijuana Caselaw

The law is changing in California. The courts are recognizing the need to properly interpret the laws pertaining to medical marijuana. Transportation Under People v. Trippet (1987) and People v. ...
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EXPUNGEMENT

WHAT IS AN EXPUNGEMENT? We offer clients the opportunity to clean up their criminal past. The great benefit of this relief is that it removes the blemish of a criminal record. We do want to note that ...
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DUI ARRESTS... WHAT HAPPENS TO MY LICENSE

DUI ARRESTS If you are arrested for a DUI, you must call the DMV within 10 days of that arrest to request an administrative hearing. At the DUI hearing with the Department of Motor Vehicles, it must ...
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Jury Selection for OJ Simpson

In Las Vegas, Nevada, OJ Simpson's defense wants to seat a racially diverse panel that has not prejudged the former pro football star based on his past. On Tuesday, three panelists were dismissed ...
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