Blog Posts in 2010

Tweeting and Posting your Way into Hot Water

The social media networking boom has changed the way law enforcement gathers evidence in a criminal case. In addition to patrolling the neighborhoods and streets, officers today are also patrolling ...
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Has your property been subject to forfeiture? We can help.

Forfeiture is a civil action that is intertwined with criminal law. When an arrest for any offense that involves the manufacturing, sale, or possession for sale of illegal drugs, law enforcement ...
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How and Why the Innocent Confess to Crimes They Did Not Commit

The New York Times published a compelling article by John Schwartz on September 13, 2010 that focused on the puzzling behavior of innocent people confessing to crimes they did not commit. This ...
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Los Angeles Launches Interlock Device Test Program for DUI Offenders

California is beginning a pilot program in July of 2010 that will require drivers with Driving Under the Influence convictions (DUI) to use new interlock devices. This program will apply even to first ...
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Extradition

A story that has captured lot of attention recently is the murder of the wife of ex-Survivor producer Bruce Beresford-Redman. The body of Monica Beresford-Redman was found at an exclusive Mexican ...
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The Right to Remain Silent--Speak up!

The United States Supreme Court ruled this week that in order to invoke the "right to remain silent", a person subject to police interrogation must speak up. Because the defendant in ...
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Welcome to our Los Angeles Criminal Defense Blog

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Los Angeles Criminal Defense Blog.
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Probable Cause vs. Reasonable Suspicion

Reasonable suspicion is a legal standard that a person has been, is, or is about to be engaged in criminal activity based on specific and articulable facts and inferences. It is the basis for an ...
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Daily Activity Blog for Los Angeles Attorney

Our Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney had to appear in court in the West District to resolve a case where the defendant was facing State Prison time for allegedly stealing a purse with thousands ...
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Another Defendant Charged in "Bling Ring" Case

Another defendant was added to the case in which multiple celebrity houses were allegedly burglarized. Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney David D. Diamond represents Roy Lopez who is accused if ...
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