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.

A holy woman or a scam artist?

A holy woman or a scam artist?

Trial of self-proclaimed Rastafarian reverend begins; arrested after foothill pot grow shooting Appeal-Democrat by Rachel Rosenbaum, February 6, 2019 Yuba County prosecutors want jurors to believe that Heidi Lepp’s Rastafarian church was a scam. The defense wants them...

Closing Arguments in the Marijuana Conspiracy Case of Heidi Lepp

Closing Arguments in the Marijuana Conspiracy Case of Heidi Lepp

The Davis Vanguard by David Greenwald, February 16, 2019 Heidi Lepp, a Rastafarian church leader, is facing two felony conspiracy charges for allegedly running an illegal operation to cultivate and sell cannabis.  If convicted she could face up to three years’...

Florida Deputy Fired for Falsifying Narcotics Evidence

Florida Deputy Fired for Falsifying Narcotics Evidence

Possession of substantial amounts of heroin can get a person sent to prison for a long time. Possession of large quantities of laundry detergent? Not a crime. A Florida deputy has been terminated from his job and 11 people were released from county jail because of the...

Family of Slain Stephon Clark Files $20 Million Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The death of Stephon Clark made national headlines last year after the 22-year-old unarmed black man was killed by Sacramento police officers while in his grandparent’s backyard. Police later claimed they mistook his cellphone for a weapon. On January 28, his family –...

Forget Roses for Valentine’s Day – Give Cannabis Instead

Disclaimer: The legal information below is meant specifically for those living in California under California Laws. These statements are accurate at the post date but may change as time goes on. Please always research and understand the recreational pot regulations...

Cover Up Rejected in Laquan McDonald Death, But Police Killer Sentenced

Cover Up Rejected in Laquan McDonald Death, But Police Killer Sentenced

Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke fatally shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald on October 20, 2014. Almost exactly four years later, Van Dyke, 40, was convicted of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery – a count for every bullet fired at McDonald....

A Year Later, Still No Answers for Family of Bijan Ghaisar

A Year Later, Still No Answers for Family of Bijan Ghaisar

Last year, Bijan Ghaisar died ten days after the National Park Police in Virginia opened fire and shot the unarmed 25-year-old motorist four times in the head at point-blank range after a minor collision. A total of nine shots were fired. Since the shooting on...

Police Unions Want to Block Release of Disciplinary Records

Police Unions Want to Block Release of Disciplinary Records

California has the dubious distinction of being the most secretive state in the nation when it comes to releasing police disciplinary records, but last year lawmakers approved SB 1421, which went into effect on January 1. Now, in response to a California Public...