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  • Superior Court of Los Angeles County Extends $0 Bail Previously Ordered by the Judicial Council in Response to COVID-19 Global Health Pandemic!
    Superior Court of Los Angeles County Extends $0 Bail Previously Ordered by the Judicial Council in Response to COVID-19 Global Health Pandemic!

    On April 6, 2020 a statewide temporary Emergency Bail Schedule was adopted by the Judicial Council to handle criminal offenses during the state of emergency related to the COVID-19 global health ...

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  • Is a Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion to Vacate a Conviction or Sentence Only Available to Non-Citizens Suffering Adverse Immigration Consequences from a Conviction?
    Is a Penal Code § 1473.7 Motion to Vacate a Conviction or Sentence Only Available to Non-Citizens Suffering Adverse Immigration Consequences from a Conviction?

    While the California Legislature has placed great focus on providing avenues of relief to non-citizen defendants suffering unwitting immigration consequences from a conviction, a wrongfully convicted ...

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  • New First Appellate District Court of Appeal Opinion Discusses the Procedure for Review on a Petition for Resentencing Under Penal Code section 1170.95
    New First Appellate District Court of Appeal Opinion Discusses the Procedure for Review on a Petition for Resentencing Under Penal Code section 1170.95

    On September 30, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown approved Senate Bill No. 1437 which made important amendments to Penal Code sections 188 and 189. [1] Senate Bill No. 1437 also added Penal Code section ...

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  • New Second Appellate District Court of Appeal Opinion Upholds the Constitutionality of Senate Bill No. 1437, Petition for Resentencing Under Penal Code section 1170.95
    New Second Appellate District Court of Appeal Opinion Upholds the Constitutionality of Senate Bill No. 1437, Petition for Resentencing Under Penal Code section 1170.95

    On September 30, 2018, Governor Jerry Brown approved Senate Bill No. 1437 which made important amendments to Penal Code sections 188 and 189. [1] Senate Bill No. 1437 also added Penal Code section ...

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  • California “Dog Bite” Law: Does the
    California “Dog Bite” Law: Does the "One Bite" Rule Apply in California and When is a Dog Owner Liable?

    CA "Dog Bite" Law Explained California “dog bite” law is governed by Civil Code § 3342 and imposes strict liability on dog owners. This means that a dog owner in California is civilly liable for ...

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  • Statewide Emergency Bail Schedule Announced by Judicial Council in Response to COVID-19 – Emergency Rule 4 Adopted!
    Statewide Emergency Bail Schedule Announced by Judicial Council in Response to COVID-19 – Emergency Rule 4 Adopted!

    A statewide temporary Emergency Bail Schedule was adopted by the Judicial Council on April 6, 2020 to create uniformity in the handling of certain criminal offenses during the current state of ...

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