There was a time when cell phones simply stored phone numbers and records of when calls took place, but a modern cell phone can now provide police with banking records, photos, email conversations, texts, internet search histories, a person’s location history and more. This is why the United States Supreme Court has been ruling on […]
Protecting your rights starts from the first time you speak with a police officer, which is why it’s important to remain silent when you’re being placed under arrest.
Police tend to use jaywalking tickets as a pretext to stop African American pedestrians. By decriminalizing jaywalking, this problem could be erased without making the streets any more dangerous for pedestrians.
Domestic violence convictions can result in your being deported, unless you negotiate a plea bargain with no immigration consequences.
As climate change causes more heat waves and days over 100 degrees, perhaps no population will suffer as much as those incarcerated in prison, where few inmates are provided with air conditioning.
San Diego was supposed to save money by installing smart streetlights with built-in cameras, instead they ended up giving police surveillance footage spreading across the city.
If someone is accused of violating Penal Code Section 141 (PC), they will normally face misdemeanor charges. But when a police officer is accused of planting or tampering with evidence, the charges will be a felony.
Just as many people were gaining hope and gearing up for their “hot vax summers,” news started to trickle in about the more infectious Delta variant of Covid-19 spreading around the US. Soon enough, LA started mandating that all people, even those who are vaccinated, wear masks inside public spaces and the CDC followed suit […]
No one wants to be pulled over, especially for drunk driving, but knowing what to do during a DUI traffic stop can make all the difference in your driving under the influence case later on. While most people want to get back on the road as soon as possible after they have been stopped by […]
Police often rely on outside tips to solve crimes. Occasionally, they even incentivize people who have been accused of crimes to share information they have about other criminals. While the theory is that those in the criminal underworld are likely to get closer to other criminals and, thus, have more information about their illegal acts, […]