Tully Weiss In the News

60 Minutes

Informant says he was planted in Orange County jail to snitch

Mark Cleveland tells 60 Minutes he shaved 40 years off his sentence by becoming a jailhouse informant for Orange County law enforcement officials, now under investigation

San Francisco Chronicle

Supes Extend Deadline For Cannabis Business Applicants

The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday morning to extend the application timeline for entrepreneurs seeking land use permits for cannabis-based businesses like retail storefronts, commercial grows and manufacturing operations.

San Jose Mercury News

SV Chat: Joseph Tully, bringing legal system to light

California’s justice system — especially the ranks of cops, district attorneys and judges — are “Machiavellians,” “sadists” and “sociopaths.”

That’s the message put forth in “California: State of Collusion,”…

California: State of Collusion

Power, Conspiracy, and Cover Ups in a Failed Criminal Justice System

An Inside Look at California s Corrupt Criminal Justice System and the Very Real Dangers Citizens Face
In California: State of Collusion, legal gladiator Joseph Tully exposes California’s alarming culture of power, conspiracy, and cover-ups. 

Rolling Stone

Peter Tosh’s Son in Coma: Inside Fight for Jawara McIntosh

In a coma since a February beating in a New Jersey jail, the late reggae star’s son is holding on – and his family is fighting for justice

Rolling Stone

Drone operator wants to apologize to CHP pilot for near miss in Martinez

On the night of December 6th, a young man who was flying his drone near his Martinez home nearly caused it to collide with a California Highway Patrol (CHP) helicopter.

Fireworks and the Second Amendment

Fireworks and the Second Amendment

In 1776, our forefathers fought for independence, liberty, and to establish a new form of government free of tyrannical rule. We celebrate their victory and our independence every Fourth of July as, “Independence Day.” Key to the victory of the colonists over the...

Liberty, Pandemic, and Hindsight for the NEXT Quarantine

Liberty, Pandemic, and Hindsight for the NEXT Quarantine

Finally, California is back open - until next time! Over the past year, COVID-19 wreaked havoc on families, businesses, and the country.  A number of drastic measures were imposed by all levels of government during the crisis. Our firm represented a number of clients...

Detained by Police for Doing NOTHING

Detained by Police for Doing NOTHING

In the United States, we are protected against unreasonable search and seizure by the Fourth Amendment. Police cannot detain, frisk, or interrogate a person without reasonable suspicion of a crime. Americans are free to walk down the street without being hassled or...

Joseph Tully Talks Real-life Law & Order on CourtTV

Joseph Tully Talks Real-life Law & Order on CourtTV

In the criminal justice system... Dun-DUN! After years of hard work, expert certification by the California Bar, and many successes at trial, I am ready for prime time.  Calls have been coming in for me to provide expert legal analysis for cases in the headlines for...

Attorney Ashley Bargenquast Earns Her Gun for First Jury Trial Victory

Attorney Ashley Bargenquast Earns Her Gun for First Jury Trial Victory

Associate Attorney Ashley Bargenquast won her first jury trial in Shasta County. At Tully & Weiss Attorneys at Law, when an attorney wins their first jury trial, they “earn their gun.” We want to reward a great job, as well as encourage our attorneys to practice...

Thoughts on Redemption, by Joseph Tully

Thoughts on Redemption, by Joseph Tully

There was a concept introduced a long, long time ago as something that should be a pinnacle value. It was called “redemption.” If someone is truly sorry and asks for forgiveness and has since become a better person, we all benefit from them asking for redemption and...

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 to help the...

California Felony Procedure Explained

California Felony Procedure Explained by Criminal Defense Attorney Joseph Tully   My name is Joseph Tully of Tully & Weiss Attorneys at Law. A lot of times criminal law can seem very mysterious, and mysterious can be very scary. The purpose of this video is...

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....

We are the Sword and the Shield for Whistleblowers

A whistleblower is a person who comes forward and exposes knowledge of any wrongdoing in a company, corporation, government agency, or program. The person could be an employee, contractor, or a supplier who becomes aware of any illegal activities such as fraud,...