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Do You Go to Jail for Stealing a Package?
Do You Go to Jail for Stealing a Package?

Porch Piracy Is a Crime: What You Need to Know California is reopening slowly, but surely. What does this mean for people who order online and get their items delivered? For starters, online shopping and delivery rates have peaked at a record level during the pandemic due to ...

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Blog posts in Criminal Procedure

  • What Is the Statute of Limitations in California?

    Criminal Statutes of Limitations: Standing the Test of Time Prosecutors only have a certain amount of time to file criminal charges against a ...

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  • Penalties for Violating a Restraining Order in CA

    What Happens If I Violate My Restraining Order? Restraining orders are civil court orders that reported victims of domestic violence can file against ...

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  • What Happens When You Don’t Show Up in Court?

    Failure to Appear in Court It happens to all of us: We forget appointments, school and work deadlines, birthdays, and even buying all the dinner ...

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  • What Does It Mean to Plead the Fifth?

    Meaning and Impacts of Pleading the Fifth “I plead the fifth.” You’ve probably heard this phrase in your favorite TV shows and movies, but you may not ...

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  • 3 Strikes, You’re Out: Key Takeaways from the CA Three Strikes Sentencing Law

    What Does California’s Three Strikes Law Entail? In 1994, California voters passed the “Three Strikes and You’re Out” law which was well-intentioned ...

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  • California to Release Up to 8K Prisoners Due to COVID-19

    In the middle of March, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency due to the novel coronavirus, also known as “COVID-19.” In short order, ...

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  • What is a Hate Crime and Are You Accused of It?

    Hate crimes have been a hot topic of debate since the 1960s, and with the recent publicity over George Floyd , a black American man who was killed ...

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  • What is Asset Forfeiture?

    Have your assets recently been forfeited? If so, you may be wondering what is going on and if what the government has done, what it’s taken from you, ...

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  • Sealing Arrest Records in California

    If you were arrested, you may be wondering if your arrest records are public, and reasonably so! Can a potential employer find your arrest records? ...

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