Blog Posts in November, 2012

California Jail Credits

Time Served Credits in California. Before January 25, 2012, a defendant received 50% credits meaning 2 days for every 4 served. Effective January 25, 2010, a defendant gets 100% credits, meaning 4 ...
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DUI's from other states

DUI prior offenses from other states may qualify as priors in California, but those priors from the other state must have the same elements as the California DUI. For example, DUI in Arizona involves ...
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Caregiver Status

The court has held that the voters could not have intended that a dying cancer patient's primary caregiver would be subjected to a criminal sanction for carrying otherwise legally cultivated ...
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