But what about distracted driving?
John Edward Smith was convicted of murdering a man in a 1993 drive-by shooting in a gang-laden area of Los Angeles after a single eyewitness identified Smith as the gunman. Prosecutors now believe that eyewitness was lying, prompting a Los Angeles Superior Court judge to overturn Smith’s conviction.
Whether or not you have been arrested or charged with a crime, it is important to know and understand your rights. Awareness of your rights will enable you to ensure that those rights are protected as you navigate the legal system.
The State of California was forced to do something. To address to the state’s inhumane and dangerous prison overcrowding population, Governor Jerry Brown passed a new law to transfer many non-violent offenders from the prison system to county jails to serve out their time.
Phantom debt collection is a scam where a group of individuals, posing as legitimate debt collectors, contact people and threaten them with legal action if they do not pay up. The frightened “debtors” are essentially badgered into making payments on debts they do not owe.