Murder is the taking of another person’s life, so naturally, attempted murder is the attempt to take someone’s life. So would it be murder if someone attempts to take the life of someone who it turns out has already died? It’s an interesting legal question that has appeared not only in […]
Robbery is a serious felony that can result in penalties ranging from 3 years to life depending on the circumstances involved. If you have been accused of robbery, please call Peter Liss as soon as possible to discuss your defense.
There are many different charges that may be filed in road rage cases that take place in San Diego County. Here are some of the most common offenses.
Attempted murder charges are very serious, but you can defend yourself as long as there is not enough proof that you were actually attempting to kill the victim.
ShotSpotter is a police surveillance tool that informs officers of when and where there has been gunfire -but the tool’s accuracy is questionable and its influence could be downright dangerous.
When coaches make student athletes exercise in dangerously hot conditions, they’re using bad judgement. If a student dies as a result, they could even face criminal charges.
In the Old West, mob justice was a big problem, which is why California enacted an anti-lynching law in 1933 in order to stop mobs from seizing and harming a suspected criminal in police custody. But as time went on, “lynching” came to be associated with the illegal murder of innocent black people, largely in […]
Every Forth of July and New Year’s Eve, you’re bound to hear someone shoot off a gun in celebration, but this activity isn’t just noisy, it’s also dangerous. And because it is dangerous, it’s also illegal. The charge of negligently discharging a firearm can even be a felony offense, which is why you should immediately […]
Homicide accusations are one of the handful of charges that can potentially carry the death penalty in California. These serious charges demand the knowledge and skill of an experienced San Diego murder defense attorney like Peter M. Liss. If you have been accused or believe you are suspected of taking someone else’s life, please contact my […]
It seems like something out of a bad detective story, but as more and more people have begun taking prescription drugs with sleepwalking as a side effect, the number of crimes committed by sleepwalkers have dramatically increased over the last few decades and most commonly include offenses such as murder, sex crimes (a specific condition […]