California Fail: CA Bail Rules Vary Insanely by Geography

California Fail: CA Bail Rules Vary Insanely by Geography

If you’re arrested in California, how much bail you’ll have to pay depends not on the offense, but on the location. Anyone arrested for misdemeanor public drunkenness in Los Angeles must pay $250 in bail to get out of jail, but the same level of drunkenness in San...
California extraction rule helps scores of hash oil cases

California extraction rule helps scores of hash oil cases

The Leaf Online by Chris Conrad, November 17, 2017 The Bureau of Cannabis Control has released Emergency Regulations including a common sense rule change that provides relief for potentially hundreds of hash oil extraction cases with patients facing years in prison...
Police Get Slap on the Wrist for Sex Scandal

Police Get Slap on the Wrist for Sex Scandal

Powerful men are losing their positions left and right these days with the emergence of sexual harassment and other sexually-related scandals. The long overdue exposure of this behavior, however, isn’t trickling down to local police departments. Per the norm, police...
U.S. Supreme Court Decides Major Criminal Justice Cases This Term

U.S. Supreme Court Decides Major Criminal Justice Cases This Term

The 2017-18 United State Supreme Court term started the first Monday in October. They will deal with some major criminal justice issues, including vehicle searches and digital privacy. There are two cases in particular, Carpenter v. the United States and Collins v....