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.

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,...

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 that...

Fit for Trial: My Lawyer Workout

Fit for Trial: My Lawyer Workout

The busier I get as a lawyer, the MORE time I have to work out. Being physically fit, as well as mentally fit, prepares you to function at your peak. Not every attorney has time to work on themselves. Here are some tips for attorneys to fit in fitness between cases....

Get Down and Boogie for MJHS Music Sept 21

Get Down and Boogie for MJHS Music Sept 21

Support Music Education in Martinez! 🎶 🎸 "Do you remember, the twenty-first night of September?" 🎤🎵 Will you Disco Dance in Public to Earn $$$ for MJHS Music? Help Martinez Junior HS Music earn $3,000 on Saturday September 21st by taking the Disco Challenge! Step 1:...

Remain Silent: Don’t Unlock Your Phone for Police

Remain Silent: Don’t Unlock Your Phone for Police

Tell law enforcement to “Get a Warrant” with these cell phone lock screens It is your right to refuse to grant Law Enforcement access to see what’s on your phone. Technology often outpaces the law, but in this case, our tried and true Constitution has your back...

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....

California Canna-Patients – S.O.S.!

California Canna-Patients – S.O.S.!

Medical cannabis patients in California are under attack from petty local bureaucrats, ever since their legal and medical protection were wiped out by  recreational legalization. Journalist R.V. Scheide reveals the plight of a Redding man persecuted for growing his...

Benno family trial continues with new judge, no mistrial declared

Benno family trial continues with new judge, no mistrial declared

KRCR ABC 7 - Local News by Josh Copitch, March 7, 2017 REDDING: In a turn of events since Monday, the Benno family marijuana and weapons trial was not declared a mistrial Tuesday morning. On Monday court officials believed that Judge Stephen Baker discovered some...