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Former President Carter Argues to Decriminalize Prostitutes - Not Prostitution
Former President Carter Argues to Decriminalize Prostitutes - Not Prostitution

Former President Jimmy Carter believes that prostitution is gender-based violence and that it must be stopped. He also believes that prostitutes themselves should not be punished. Instead, they should be viewed as victims. The prostitution industry and the johns who keep it ...

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Blog posts in May, 2015

  • Does the Sex Offender Registry Really Work?

    Emily Horowitz, author of Protecting Our Kids: How Sex Offender Laws are Failing Us, and a criminologist at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, states ...

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  • Fight to Stop Expunged Criminal Records from Showing up in Oakland Background Checks

    If you have a criminal record, it can be difficult to truly hide your past from employers and other inquiring eyes. Expungement is one solution that ...

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  • California Criminal Threats and Domestic Violence

    Domestic violence is rife with threats and highly-charged emotions. Therefore, it is imperative for those individuals who may be involved in domestic ...

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  • Can Circumstantial Evidence Can Be Used to Prove DUI?

    If your DUI case goes to trial, the prosecutor must establish 2 very basic elements: that you were operating the vehicle and that you consumed alcohol ...

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  • Getting an Oakland Misdemeanor Conviction Expunged

    A misdemeanor conviction in Oakland can interfere with your ability to secure employment, find housing, and cause other complications. However, it ...

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  • Military Accused of Grossly Underreporting Sex Crimes

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has issued a searing report declaring that sex crimes in United States’ military communities are perpetrated ...

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  • Will You Get Deported Because of Your Domestic Violence Charge?

    In the United States and in California, anyone who violates the law could be deported as punishment for his or her crime. Even if you are in the ...

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  • California Won't Reconsider Mandatory Lifetime Sex Offender Registration

    The California Supreme Court declined to take another look at a ruling which required mandatory lifetime sex offender registration for a specific sex ...

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  • Suspect in Deadly Livermore DUI Crash Identified

    A Livermore man, suspected of drinking and driving then crashing into a mother and her toddler is being held on a $350,000 bond. The DUI crash killed ...

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