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.
California’s Employment Development Department, the state department in charge of issuing unemployment benefits, has been in the news a lot recently after reporting record fraud losses in 2020 due to looser restrictions on unemployment claims as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. In fact, of the $114 billion worth of unemployment benefits paid in 2020, […]
We cover a wide variety of crimes here, but while we want to provide a resource for as many people as possible who have been charged with a crime, there’s no denying that certain crimes are committed much more regularly than others. Here is a list of the most common types of crimes in California, […]
You may have recently heard about the new ruling in Massachusetts dealing with “upskirt” photos. According to the judge, under the state’s current laws as the victims are in public and not nude, so taking photos of them, with or without their permission, is technically legal. While this is interesting news for the legal community […]
Lewd conduct, also known as public indecency, occurs when a person solicits or participates in some type of sexual conduct in a public place or an area open to public view. While the crime sounds pretty straight forward, there are actually a lot of specific aspects of the incident that must occur in order for […]