Thoughts on Prop 25: Eliminating Cash Bail

The ACLU of Southern California opposes Prop 25 and says: NO on Prop 25 that would eliminate money bail, but replace it with risk assessment tools that are racially and socioeconomically biased. It would also expand police agency funding. SUPPORTERS of Prop 25 and the...
Community Strong: Restaurant Meals to Martinez Residents

Community Strong: Restaurant Meals to Martinez Residents

Tully & Weiss are proud to partner with Martinez Strong and Downtown Martinez to help people economically impacted by the coronavirus closures.  We do not think anyone is “non-essential”, and we are giving away $30,000 worth of $50 restaurant vouchers...

No Surprise, Officer Derek Chauvin Undercharged

Police Officer Derek Chauvin Undercharged. Today, after four days of outrage and protest, the chief prosecutor of Hennepin County (where Minneapolis is located) finally announced charges against Derek Chauvin, one of the officers filmed in the death of George Floyd....
Do I Have to Wear a Mask? Law and Coronavirus

Do I Have to Wear a Mask? Law and Coronavirus

Several Counties around California, including most of the Bay Area, now mandate masks be worn in public to curb the spread of the Coronavirus. Many people are wondering if the law applies to them.  Further, is this even Constitutional? The short answer to the question...
The Constitution Versus The Virus

The Constitution Versus The Virus

Leading criminal and civil rights attorney and author Joseph Tully addresses the Government’s scope and authority to quarantine, isolate, restrict, and control during the COVID-19 outbreak, or any other crisis.  There is no doubt that COVID-19 is a deadly virus...
Not Guilty! Self-defense: The Sergeant Stood Her Ground

Not Guilty! Self-defense: The Sergeant Stood Her Ground

Another California Stand Your Ground Victory This week criminal defense attorney Joseph Tully successfully defended another self-defense “Stand Your Ground” client in California at the Contra Costa Courthouse in Martinez, just two blocks from the Tully Weiss office....