Are religious beliefs a defense to criminal charges?

How do courts determine whether prison conditions are cruel and unusual?

Robbery

Constitutional Rights in Juvenile Cases

Preservation of Evidence in Criminal Cases

Hit-and-Run Charges

Offers of Leniency in Exchange for a Confession

Open-Container Violations

Preservation of Evidence in Criminal Cases

Criminal Writs

Police Conduct and Emotional Distress

Evading the Police

Restitution Law for Victims of Crime

Children and the Capacity for Crime

Exceptions to Confidentiality of Juvenile Criminal Records

Dropping a Civil Lawsuit in Exchange for Dismissal of Criminal Charges

Breached Plea Bargains

Venue in a Criminal Case

Pending Criminal Charges and A Criminal Record: Effect on Employment

Children and the Capacity for Crime

Legal Problems for Immigrants with Criminal Convictions

Warrant Execution and Unreasonable Police Behavior

When the Police Can Make an Arrest: Probable Cause

Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication

Warrant Execution and Unreasonable Police Behavior

Why Judges and Prosecutors Engage in Plea Bargaining

The Emergency Exception to the Miranda Rule

Sobriety Checkpoints

2017 Human Trafficking Statutes

Willful Blindness and Criminal Liability

Bitcoin Digital Currency Hits Three-Year High of $1,000

New California Laws (2017)

Bail Jumping—or Failing to Appear After Bailing Out

Limits to How Much Bail the Judge Can Require

Violating Conditions of O.R.

Mug Shot Websites

Getting Information About and Helping Booked Arrestees

Your Rights During Booking

Police Questioning After the Suspect Claims Miranda

Miranda: The Meaning of “Custodial Interrogation”

Miranda Rights: Cutting Off Police Questioning

Demanding Identification from People on the Street

Guidelines for Talking to the Police

When to Answer a Police Officer's Questions

The Death Penalty and the Right to Self-Representation

Lesser Related Offenses

Bay Area DUI Checkpoints (Halloween - 2016)

Why Prosecutors Choose Grand Juries Instead of Preliminary Hearings

Your Rights During Booking

Bail Jumping—or Failing to Appear After Bailing Out

What can the prosecution ask me about my conversations with my lawyer?

Criminal Trial Publicity

Can the prosecution introduce evidence of a defendant’s past domestic violence?

Resisting Arrest When Police Use Excessive Force

Working with a Criminal Lawyer While Representing Yourself

Court-Appointed "Panel" Attorneys

California Governor Approves A.B. 701 and A.B. 2888

DUI Ignition Interlock Bill into Law

How to get arrested at Hardly Strictly BlueGrass - 2016

Plead or Go to Trial: Who Decides? How to Decide?

Imperfect Self-Defense

Discovery of Information Helpful to the Defense

Juvenile Court Sentencing Option

Venue in a Criminal Case

Lesser Related Offenses

The Defense of Duress

How Judges Accept and Reject Plea Deals

Miranda Rights for Students

Raising Constitutional Issues in a DUI/Criminal Case

Fingerprint Evidence in Criminal Cases

Class E and Level 5 Felonies

Criminal Consequences of Spanking Your Children

Burdens of Proof in Criminal Cases

Miranda: The Meaning of “Custodial Interrogation”

When to Answer a Police Officer's Questions

Mistakes of Law by Criminal Defendants

Paying a Private Criminal Defense Attorney

What is premeditated and deliberate conduct?

How should I plead at arraignment?

Motions for New Trial

What is premeditated and deliberate conduct?

Guidelines for Talking to the Police

Dropping a Civil Lawsuit in Exchange for Dismissal of Criminal Charges

Limits on Witness Immunity

How Judges Decide to Release You on Your Own Recognizance, or "OR"

Lesser Related Offenses

Differentiating Between Domestic Violence and Abuse

Decisions That Only the Client Can Make

Can I claim self-defense if I hit someone first?

Bay Area DUI Checkpoints (Fourth of July - 2016)

How much force can you use in self-defense?

How Judges Accept and Reject Plea Deals

External Influences on Juries

Arrest Warrants: What's in Them, How Police Get Them

U.S. Supreme Court: No Sixth Amendment Right to Speedy Sentencing

The Limits of Expunging Your Criminal Record

Relevant Evidence in Criminal Trials

Do Prosecutors Have to Present Evidence That Helps the Defendant to a Grand Jury?

Can you sue the police if they stop you from recording them?

Why Prosecutors Choose Grand Juries Instead of Preliminary Hearings

The Death Penalty and the Right to Self-Representation

What Happens During Booking?

Can a jail record my telephone conversation with my lawyer?

The Attorney-Client Privilege When a Third Person is Present

Miranda Rights: Cutting Off Police Questioning

Can you be an accessory after the fact to a misdemeanor?

What can the prosecution ask me about my conversations with my lawyer?

Court-Appointed "Panel" Attorneys

Do juries have to consider lesser included offenses?

Testifying Before a Grand Jury

Fake ID: Laws and Penalties

How Innocent Defendants Handle Criminal Charges

Can I Plead to "Wet Reckless" in California?

DUI Checkpoints (Cinco de Mayo 2016) – Bay Area

Understanding BAC

Pleading Guilty: What Happens in Court

Getting a Criminal Charge Dismissed

Investigating a Criminal Case: Experts, Investigators, and Subpoenas

Counterfeiting Laws and Penalties

Summary Judgement: Civil and Criminal Trials

How to Talk to Police When You're Pulled Over

Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Open and Concealed Gun Carry Laws in California

SCRAM Bracelets: Cost and Effectiveness

Supplying Alcohol to Minors

Juvenile Delinquency: What Happens in a Juvenile Case?

The Difference Between a Preliminary Hearing and a Trial

How much force can the police use in high-speed car chases?

Unconsciousness as a Defense to Criminal Charges

Dropping a Civil Lawsuit in Exchange for Dismissal of Criminal Charges

Juvenile Court Sentencing Options

California DUI Law

Theft and Shoplifting Crimes

The Crime-Fraud Exception to the Attorney-Client Privilege

Police Searches and Improperly Issued Warrants

DUI Checkpoints (Saint Patrick’s Day 2016) – Bay Area

Can a conviction for a noncitizen lead to deportation?

Affirmative Defenses in Criminal Cases

Is it legal to secretly audio record the police?

Fruit of the Poisonous Tree

Money Laundering

Child Endangerment Laws

What are the kinds of criminal jurisdiction?

The Law of Hit & Run

The Law of Bail

The Law of Competency in a Criminal Case

Children and the Capacity for Crime

Released from Prison but Barred from the Ballot: Felons and Voting Rights

Boating DUI/BUI

Miranda: The Meaning of “Custodial Interrogation”

Venue in a Criminal Case

What is premeditated and deliberate conduct?

Assault and Battery as Personal Injury Claims

If "plain sight" can justify a warrantless seizure and search, can "plain smell" do the same?

Is "mistake of fact" a defense to criminal charges?

"Chain of Custody" for Evidence

Private Manning, Gender Reassignment, and Cruel and Unusual Punishment

Can the Cops Question My Child about His Involvement in a Crime?

Uber will help felons become drivers under Prop. 47

Arrest vs. Detention: How to Tell Whether You’ve Been Arrested or Simply Detained

When Juveniles Are Tried in Adult Criminal Court

Juvenile Court Sentencing Option

Home Invasions

Plead or Go to Trial: Who Decides? How to Decide?

DUI Checkpoints (New Years 2016) – Bay Area

Solicitation of Prostitution

Assault With a Deadly Weapon

Understanding Search-and-Seizure Law

Typical Issues Handled at Arraignment

Failure to Identify to a Police Officer: Laws & Penalties

Banning the Box: Cities, States, and Companies Bar Questions About Applicants' Convictions

Probation Violations

Vehicular Manslaughter: Sentencing, Laws and Penalties

Indecent Exposure: Laws & Penalties

Banning the Box: Cities, States, and Companies Bar Questions About Applicants' Convictions

What to Do and Not Do When Arrested

Pending Criminal Charges and A Criminal Record: Effect on Employment

Criminal Statutes of Limitations

"Stand Your Ground": New Trends in Self-Defense Law

The Limits of Expunging Your Criminal Record

Raising Constitutional Issues in a DUI/Criminal Case

Using a Gun for Self Defense: Laws and Consequences

What Are Extenuating Circumstances?

What Happens During Booking?

Police Searches of Backyards

How Judges Set Bail

Can I be charged with a crime for driving on a suspended or revoked drivers license?

Getting an Attorney to Handle Your Criminal Case

Truancy Among Teens

Is it legal to secretly audio record the police?

Can a past misdemeanor that’s technically not “domestic violence” prohibit you from having a gun?

DUI Checkpoints (Halloween 2015) – Bay Area

Court-Appointed "Panel" Attorneys

Where the Police Can Look When Your Roommate Consents to a Search

How can I find out if the prosecution is hiding helpful evidence?

Exceptions to Confidentiality of Juvenile Criminal Record

Police Conduct and Emotional Distress

Invoking Your Right to Remain Silent

Juvenile Law: Status Offenses

Refusing to Perform a Breathalyzer or Provide a Blood Sample

Criminal Charges: How Cases Get Started

The Death Penalty and the Right to Self-Representation

The Public Defender in a Criminal Case

Sentencing Partners - September 2015 (Part III)

Sentencing Partners - September 2015 (Part II)

Sentencing Partners - September 2015 (Part I)

Juvenile Court Sentencing Options

Appeals: Timeline and Process

Legal Problems for Immigrants with Criminal Convictions

Working a Job When Under House Arrest

Pending Criminal Charges and A Criminal Record: Effect on Employment

How Judges Accept and Reject Plea Deals

Can you sue the police if they stop you from recording them?

What Are Extenuating Circumstances?

Searching Your Home After an Arrest

What Are Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Infractions?

Getting Tricked Into Giving Consent to a Police Search

Using a Gun for Self Defense: Laws and Consequences

Illegal Dumping: Laws & Penalties

Sex Offense Appeals

Preservation of Evidence in Criminal Cases

House Arrest & How To Request It

Falsely Accused of a Crime

Fruit of the Poisonous Tree

Your Right to Represent Yourself in a Criminal Case

The Hallmarks of a Criminal Case

Police Brutality

Juvenile Weapons Possession

Introduction to Rules of Evidence

Investigating a Criminal Case: Experts, Investigators, and Subpoenas

"Outrageous": Police Misconduct as a Defense

Recording the Police: Legal?

Invoking Your Right to Remain Silent

Decisions That Only the Client Can Make

Negotiating Before Arraignment and Pleading Guilty at the Arraignment

The Patriot Act and Electronic Communications

Criminal Record Holding You Back? Learn How to Overcome These Obstacles

Criminal Mischief

Discovery: What and When the Prosecution Must Disclose

Children and the Capacity for Crime

Juvenile Court Sentencing Options

Bay Area DUI Checkpoints (Fourth of July - 2015)

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - June 2015 (Part II)

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - June 2015 (Part I)

Can a conviction for a noncitizen lead to deportation?

Constitutional Rights in Juvenile Cases

Immunity in Exchange for Testimony

Criminal Charges: How Cases Get Started

Lesser Included Offenses

Representing Yourself at Arraignment

Types of Robbery Charges: Varying Felony Classes

Teen Sexting in California

Suing the Police for Excessive Force

Dropping a Civil Lawsuit in Exchange for Dismissal of Criminal Charges

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - M A R C H - 2 0 1 5 (PART III)

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - M A R C H - 2 0 1 5 (PART II)

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - M A R C H - 2 0 1 5 (PART I)

Burglary Basics

Open-Container Violations

Incest Laws and Criminal Charges

Burdens of Proof in Criminal Cases

Exceptions to Confidentiality of Juvenile Criminal Records

Immunity in Exchange for Testimony

Aiders and Abettors, and Drug Deals Gone Bad

Investigating a Criminal Case: Interviewing Prosecution Witnesses

Bay Area DUI Checkpoints (Cinco de Mayo - 2015)

Discovery: What and When the Prosecution Must Disclose

Kidnapping

Decisions That Only the Client Can Make

Juvenile Delinquency: What Happens in a Juvenile Case?

Conditional Pleas

The Difference Between a Police "Search" and a "Frisk"

Driver License Suspensions

Will You Get in Trouble for Selling Counterfeit Goods?

Preservation of Evidence in Criminal Cases

Juvenile Delinquency: What Happens in a Juvenile Case?

Racial Profiling and the Police

California Driving Laws for Seniors and Older Drivers

California DUI Law

Second Offense DUI in California

Traffic Court: Getting the Police Officer's Notes

Face-to-Face Eyewitness Identification: “Showups”

Police Questioning After the Suspect Claims Miranda

When Significant Misdemeanors Bar DACA Eligibility

Private Manning, Gender Reassignment, and Cruel and Unusual Punishment

Criminal Statutes of Limitations

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 5 - P a r t III

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 5 - P a r t II

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - F E B R U A R Y 2 0 1 5 - P a r t I

Immigration Risks of Pleading Guilty or No Contest

Juvenile Delinquency: What Happens in a Juvenile Case?

Lesser Related Offenses

Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication

False Arrest

Miranda: The Meaning of “Custodial Interrogation”

Exceptions to Confidentiality of Juvenile Criminal Records

Out-of-State Tickets

California Marijuana Laws

DUI and DWI Overview

Three types of tickets

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 5 - P a r t III

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 5 - P a r t II

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 5 - P a r t I

10 STEPS TO TAKE WHEN THE FBI SHOWS UP AT YOUR DOOR

The Impact of Social Media and Cell Phones on Civil Discovery

Big Wine Heist Is Hard Case to Solve - The Wall Street Journal

8 Ways to Clean Up your Criminal Record

DUI Checkpoints (New Years 2015) – Bay Area

Holiday DUI Checkpoints - 2014

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - N o v e m b e r 2 0 1 4 - P a r t III

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - N o v e m b e r 2 0 1 4 - P a r t II

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - N o v e m b e r 2 0 1 4 - P a r t I

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - O c t o b e r - Part III

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - O c t o b e r - Part II

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - O c t o b e r - Part I

Colorado man charged in 2nd wife’s fatal fall, 1st wife’s death under Investigation

Preservation of Evidence in Criminal Cases

New York mother is guilty of manslaughter in son’s death

Traffic Ticket? Decide Whether to Fight in Traffic Court or Pay Up

DUI Checkpoints (Halloween 2014) – Bay Area

How Legal Drug Use Can Lead to a DUI or DWI

Washington School Shooting

Defenses to Criminal Charges

What the non-tax lawyer should know about tax procedure. (Part III)

What the non-tax lawyer should know about tax procedure. (Part II)

What the non-tax lawyer should know about tax procedure. (Part I)

The Defense of Duress

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - September - Part III

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - September - Part II

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - September - Part I

DNA links man to missing Virginia Tech Student

Ferguson Police Officer Shot

Juvenile Law: Status Offenses

Competency to Stand Trial

What is a lesser included offense?

University of Virginia Student Missing

Resisting Arrest When Police Use Excessive Force

Criminal Record Holding You Back? Learn How to Overcome These Obstacles

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - A u g u s t - Part II

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - A u g u s t - Part I

Crimes That Make U.S. Visa or Green Card Applicants Inadmissible

Georgia - Man Charged With Murder in Son's Hot Car Death

Bail: Getting Out of Jail After an Arrest

What to Look for in a Private Criminal Defense Attorney

Craigslist Killers’ plead guilty

Couple lured Amish girls with dog

Robbery

The Psychology of Eyewitness Identification

Suing the Police for Excessive Force

When the Police Can Make an Arrest: Probable Cause

Officer’s name who shot Missouri Teen has yet to be released

Sealing Juvenile Court Records

Your Rights if Arrested

Girl deemed incompetent in Slenderman Stabbing

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - June/July 2014 - Part III

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - June/July 2014 - Part II

S e n t e n c i n g P a r t n e r s - June/July 2014 - Part I

Immunity in Exchange for Testimony

Florida father says son saved alleged molester life

The Prohibition Against Double Jeopardy

Rebel Stronghold in Ukraine Braces for Its Showdown

Christopher Morales Congratulations - 2014 Northern California Super Lawyer

U.S. Accuses Chinese Executive of Hacking to Mine Military Data

Ex-millionaire: I was framed for murders ordered by Escobar

FBI Lays a Stock-Fraud Trap

Exceptions to Confidentiality of Juvenile Criminal Records

Bay Area DUI Checkpoints (Fourth of July - 2014)

Prosecutors Face New Hurdles in Insider-Trading Trial

Dark Net reveals how hackers exploit vulnerabilities

Introduction to Rules of Evidence

How Judges Accept and Reject Plea Deals

NY Caregiver Indicted in death of 4-year-old Myls Dobson

Men exonerated in Central Park Jogger Case

1st Executions Since Botched Lethal Injection

How the Drug War Impacts the Criminal Justice System

Indiana woman stripped by jailers and left naked for 7 hours

Hacking seen as Growth Industry in Report

Is it illegal to post-date a check?

Student charged with killing teacher, accused in assault

Wisconsin 12-year-old girl stabbed 19 times

Sentencing Partners - May 2014 (Part II)

Sentencing Partners - May 2014 (Part I)

Jim Irsay charged with impaired driving

Bay Area DUI Checkpoints (Memorial Day Weekend - 2014)

Car Searches by Police

Wife of decapitated Georgia man was killed & dumped in lake

Scorn, icy stares follow terror suspects' lawyers

Busting Insider Trading: As Pointless as Prohibition

Elderly Georgia Man Decapitated, Wife Missing

The Shaky Evolution Mental Health Therapies

Sentencing Partners - April 2014 (Part III)

Sentencing Partners - April 2014 (Part II)

Bay Area DUI Checkpoints (Cinco de Mayo - 2014)

Sentencing Partners - April 2014 (Part I)

Access to Police Personnel Files for Criminal Defendants

How the Feds Rig Their Prosecutions

FBI Investigates High-Speed Trading

Former Boxer Rubin Carter Dies

When Can the Police Search My Car?

Deal Maker Pleads Guilty to Insider Trades

Employee Theft: An Inside Job

New Wave Crime

Inside-Trading Case Highlights Law Firms' Risks

California hit hardest by cyber-crime, report says

5 Crimes Commonly Reported in San Francisco

Federal Agents Pierce Web-Anonymity Tool

Sentencing Partners - March 2014 (Part II)

Sentencing Partners - March 2014 (Part I)

Fraud Crimes and Ponzi Schemes

Federal Embezzlement Laws

Georgetown Student charged with Possessing Ricin

Los Angeles Public Defender arrested in assault on Police Officers.

When Juveniles Are Tried in Adult Criminal Court

Rape and Statutory Rape

"Outrageous": Police Misconduct as a Defense

How Defendants' Mental States Affect Their Responsibility for a Crime

Medical Marijuana Laws

Edward Lee Elmore Freed after 30 Years

Typical Issues Handled at Arraignment

Domestic Violence and Domestic Abuse

Constitutional Rights in Juvenile Cases

Oklahoma father dies in police encounter

Homicide: Murder and Manslaughter

Burglary Basics

DUI or DWI Punishments and Penalties

Massachusetts Woman found Guilt in Cut-From-Womb Killing

Loud Music - Murder Trial

Money Laundering: What must a Prosecutor Prove

Things to Know About Tenant Rights in San Francisco

Sentencing Commission Seeks Comment on Potential Reduction to Drug Trafficking Sentences - Part III

Sentencing Commission Seeks Comment on Potential Reduction to Drug Trafficking Sentences - Part II

Sentencing Commission Seeks Comment on Potential Reduction to Drug Trafficking Sentences - Part I

How Defendants Can Get Their Hands on Confidential Police Files

Massachusetts teen accused of Raping & Murdering Teacher

California Embezzlement Laws

14-year-old Stabs Sister 40 Times

Murder vs. Manslaughter: State of Mind

Woman confronts alleged sex abuser in YouTube video

Limiting Governments' Authority to Collect Users' Information

New California Traffic Laws in effect for 2014

Disorderly Conduct and Public Intoxication

Should Rap Lyrics be used on Trial?

The DUI Trial

Marijuana Breathalyzers - California

Juvenile Court

US Border Patrol Can Search Your Laptop and Phone

New Year's - DUI Checkpoints

Holiday DUI Checkpoints - 2013

Bill AB 187 - Child Abuse Reporting

Gov. Brown signs bill giving juveniles a second chance

Speed Violations and Radar - Part II

Speed Violations and Radar - Part I

California Assembly Bill 624 (Adjourned Sine Die)

Can Violating a Work Rule Make You a Criminal? Part III

Can Violating a Work Rule Make You a Criminal? Part II

Can Violating a Work Rule Make You a Criminal? Part I

Two California Police Officers accused of beating to death Homeless Man

San Jose State University - Hate Crime

Are you Eligible to get rid of your Juvenile Record?

California - Imitation Firearms Safety Act

How can a criminal conviction record harm you? Part IV

How can a criminal conviction record harm you? Pt. III

Jury finds girls, parents liable for calling teacher 'perv'

How can a criminal conviction record harm you? Pt. II

How can a criminal conviction record harm you? Part I

Gonzaga Students on Probation for using a gun to fend off Intruder

Lawsuit: Cops forced man to undergo enemas, colonoscopy on an invalid warrant

Andy Lopez Shooting

Gang Expert Testimony - Part III

Gang Expert Testimony - Part II

DUI Checkpoints - Halloween 2013

Gang Expert Testimony - Part I

Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Tracking Devices - Part III

Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Tracking Devices - Part II

Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Tracking Devices - Part I

Individuals with Disabilities and the Issue of False Confessions - Part IV

Individuals with Disabilities and the Issue of False Confessions - Part III

Individuals with Disabilities and the Issue of False Confessions - Part II

Individuals with Disabilities and the Issue of False Confessions - Part I

Driving While Intoxicated - Part II

Driving While Intoxicated - Part I

The Importance of the Work Defenders Do

Forensic Fingerprint Identification - Part II

Forensic Fingerprint Identification - Part I

What are the procedures for attorney visits?

Problem with another inmate?

I'm charged with an illegal immigration issue! How much prison time am I looking at? Part II

I'm charged with an illegal immigration issue! How much prison time am I looking at? Part I

How will having a Federal Gun Charge effect my prison Sentence?

How does the sentencing table work? Part - III

How does the sentencing table work? Part - II

How does the sentencing table work? Part - I

How will they determine which prison I go to?

Sentencing Partners (July) 2013 - Part VI

Labor Day Weekend 2013 - DUI Checkpoints

Sentencing Partners (July) 2013 - Part V

Sentencing Partners (July) 2013 - Part IV

Sentencing Partners (July) 2013 - Part III

Sentencing Partners (July) 2013 - Part II

Sentencing Partners (July) 2013 - Part I

Can I get transferred to a different prison?

Bon Voyage

Your Prison Job

Initial Shock Wave - Part IV

Initial Shock Wave - Part III

Initial Shock Wave - Part II

Initial Shock Wave - Part I

Introducing Scientific Evidence

Alcohol Intoxication, Part II

Alcohol Intoxication, Part I

What to do when questioned by the Police

Suspect charged after the discovery of 4 elderly men held captive

NOLO’s Encyclopedia of Everyday Law (Workplace Rights) Part II

NOLO’s Encyclopedia of Everyday Law (Workplace Rights) Part I

Eight Amazing Tips For Defender's Survival in Tough Times

Blue Collar Tactics in White Collar Cases Part II

Blue Collar Tactics in White Collar Cases Part I

Parent Guide to Finding a Criminal Defense Lawyer

NOLO’s Encyclopedia of Everyday Law (Courts)

NOLO's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law (Domestic Violence)

NOLO's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law (Neighbors)

A Primer on Preparing for the Prosecution's Expert

The Cost of Representation Compared to the Cost of Incarceration

How to help Medical Experts do their best for the Defense

California Inmates - Hunger Strike Solidarity

Congratulations Christopher Morales - 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers List

Sentencing Partners (June 2013) Part III

Sentencing Partners (June 2013) Part II

Sentencing Partners (June 2013) Part I

DUI Checkpoints - Fourth of July (Bay Area)

NFL player arrested on gun charges

Rachel Jeantel testifies in Zimmerman Trial

DNA match led police to charge a San Jose man

High Profile Crime Stories

Oscar Grant Protesters vs. Oakland/Alameda County

Zimmerman Trial Opening Statements

The Overcrowded Prison System

Ariel Castro Trial

Child Pornography Vs Google

Getting pulled over for a DUI in California

Richmond Rape Trial Underway

Sentencing Commission Sends Guideline Amendments to Congress Part III

Sentencing Commission Sends Guideline Amendments to Congress Part II

Sentencing Commission Sends Guideline Amedments to Congress, Part I

Statewide Survey - Victims prefer Rehabilitation Programs

Anna Ayala - False Police Report

Political Campaign Mailer Scandal - San Jose

Richmond High School Gang Rape Trial Under Way

California: Sealing your Juvenile Court Record

Mission District Triple Shooting

Teen held in Alleged Bomb Plot (Oregon)

DUI Checkpoints (Memorial Day Weekend) – Bay Area

Los Angeles Robbery leads Supreme Court to reconsider Police Search Laws

Bay to Breakers - Man falls from roof

Four violent gang members convicted in wild CHP chase

6 Charged with embezzling millions from San Fracisco School Funds

Leila Fowler: Brother’s Arrest in Her Death

Courthouse Bomb Threat - Jodi Arias

Jury Reaches Verdict in Jodi Arias Trial

East Palo Alto Shooting near McDonald’s

DUI Checkpoints (Cinco de Mayo) – Bay Area

Three Men Arrested In Connection To Boston Bombings

Fatal stabbing of 8-year old girl - Valley Springs

Sentencing and Punishment for Robbery

Jori Arias Trial Part 3

Overview of California Marijuana Laws

Fundamental Trial Rights of the Defense

Should I fight my ticket?

Basics on Expungement

Frequently Asked Questions: What are your Miranda Rights?

Latest News on the Jodi Arias Trial

Hit & Run Laws in California

Sentencing Commission’s Report on Federal Child Pornography Offenses Part 3

Sentencing Commission’s Report on Federal Child Pornography Offenses Part 2

Sentencing Commission’s Report on Federal Child Pornography Offenses Part 1

What happens if police arrest me for a DUI and I am under 21?

Parent Guide to Finding a Criminal Defense Lawyer

New Traffic Laws for 2013 - California

White Collar Crime

DUI Checkpoints (St. Patrick’s Day) – Bay Area

Jodi Arias Murder Trial

DUI License Suspension

Sentencing Commission Issues Long-Awaited Report on the Continuing Impact of United States v. Booker on Federal Sentencing Part 3

Sentencing Commission Issues Long-Awaited Report on the Continuing Impact of United States v. Booker on Federal Sentencing Part 2

Sentencing Commission Issues Long-Awaited Report on the Continuing Impact of United States v. Booker on Federal Sentencing Part 1

How can I reduce my felony conviction to a misdemeanor?

Arranging for Bail

Have you convicted a drug offense?

Juvenile Crime

Do I need a lawyer?

FAQ about Criminal Court

Communication between you and your lawyer

Criminal & Civil Cases

California Warrants

Having a Criminal Record Makes Finding a Job Difficult

The Self-Defense Argument Against Murder, Manslaughter & Assault

How Lawyers Defend a Guilty Client in a Criminal Case

Q&A: The Insanity Defense to Criminal Charges

Oakland Mass Murder Shooter Sent to Psychiatric Hospital

Top Ten Celebrity Crimes: From Theft to Murder

Boy Accused of Murdering 5 Family Members, Wanted a Massacre

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring A Criminal Defense Lawyer

Important New Traffic Laws in 2013: DUI, Party Buses, Texting, etc.

When can police arrest a suspect without an arrest warrant?

Former Death Row Murder Convict Arrested for Allegedly Killing Mother

3 Top White Collar Crime Scandal Reports

Auditor Negligence, Fraud, & Details about Cyber-Forensics

A Diplomat's Domestic Violence Case

Is Eyewitness Identification of a Crime Worthless?

The Details of Probation in the Criminal Justice System

John McAfee Avoids Questions of Neighbor's Murder, Back in the U.S.

A Prosecutor's Failure to Prove Guilt

Juvenile Delinquency Case Procedures and Lingo

Possible & Alternative Sentences for Drunk Driving in California

Will Senate Bill Restore Lawyers' Client Privacy Protections?

California Medical Marijuana

Does Self-Representation in a Criminal Case Ever Make Sense?

FAQ Sentencing

FAQ Search and Seizure

Common Defenses in DUI Cases

Criminal Procedure FAQ

Kolon Executives charged with crimes after civil jury trial

New Federal Case on Sentencing in Child Porn Cases

Understanding Medicare Fraud

The Basics of California Criminal Bail

How to Hire a Superstar Criminal Lawyer

How Can I Avoid An Unreasonable Search and Seizure?

White Collar Crime- Call a Criminal Lawyer Immediately

How to Qualify for Resentencing as a Juvenile Offender in California

White Collar Criminal Defense

Man Tries to Flee on a Skateboard Termed Illegal, Gets Arrested

Capitola Police Officers Arrested Man for Vandalizing a Restaurant

iPhone Theft leads to Shooting and Lock-Down

San Francisco: Future Archbishop Faces DUI Charges

Police Kill a Man after Car Chase and Shooting

San Francisco: Woman Acquitted of Murder

Hallucinating Father Tries to Burn Daughter's Hand in San Jose

Santa Cruz Count Attorney Arrested for Assault and Hitting Officer

Hayward: Two People Shot Dead in Different Shooting Incidents

Bay Area Woman Accuses Husband of Criminal Assault

Two Bank Robbery Suspects Held in San Jose

San Jose: Criminal Street Gang Uses Arsenal of Spray Cans

Suspicious Devices Found in San Francisco Building Basement

Brutal Thieves Target a Woman in San Francisco, Rob Her

Robber Arrested in San Francisco for Home-Invasion Robbery

Burglar in Palo Alto Caught After Quick Response from Police

District Attorney Not to File Misdemeanor Charges against Lynch

Incident of Road Rage Leads to Shooting in Santa Cruz

Pablo Sandoval Not to Face Sexual Assault Charges

Man from San Francisco Accused of Identity Theft

Five Arrests Made in San Jose for Operating Illegal Rest Home

Convicted Scott Peterson Appeals to Death Penalty, Blames Biased Jury

Santa Cruz Police on a Hunt to Nab Robbery Suspect

Teen Survives After Shooting in the Portola Area

Vallejo Sees Increase in Police Shootings

Alleged Rape Victim Innocent in Priest Assault

Revenge behind Murder of Pimp: San Francisco District Attorney

Man Suspected of Shooting at Police after Bay Bridge Shutdown

Four Arrests for Possession of Drugs at San Jose Marijuana Grow House

Bayview Shooting Victim Identified

Developer from San Francisco Gets Six and a Half Years for Fraud

San Francisco Man Faces Assault after Trying to Break up Fight

Man Charged With Sex Crimes against Disabled Children in San Jose

San Francisco Teen Cut Up on Beach; Vodka Used to Clean Stab Wounds

Accused San Francisco Parents Brought Back to Court

Cyclist Accused in Killing Pedestrian Pleads Not Guilty

Pleading Not Guilty, Ex-Firefighter Felon Faces Heat

SF Father Charged with Murder of Daughter’s Pimp

SF Man Charged with Attempted Murder of Girlfriend

Edwin Ramos Sentenced to Three Life Terms for SF Triple Murder

Auditors Accused of Negligence in Embezzlement Case

Thomas Langenbach Arrested for Embezzlement

18 Year Old from San Francisco Arrested for Stealing Bicycles

Insider Trading Case - Rajaratnam May Have Exaggerated About Sources

Three Arrested for Scamming Elderly Chinese Women

Former Executive at Yahoo! to Plead Guilty on Insider Trading Charges

Brother of Homicide Suspect Pleads Guilty on Drug Possession Charges

Raiders' Wide Receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey Charged for Drunk Driving

Suspect from San Jose Charged with Murder of Sierra Lamar

Operation Disco Dazed Leads to Marijuana Bust

Former City Employee Arrested for Embezzlement of Over $25,000

Former Lehman Brothers Holdings' MD Accused of Forgery

Gang Member Gets Life Sentence for Murder of a Rival Member

Arkansas University Football Players Arrested for Burglary

Matthew Korenberg being Investigated in Insider Trading Case

San Rafael Teen Arrested On Charges of Attempted Murder

Man Convicted in Washington Park Mayor’s Murder

Woman Files Lawsuit in Federal Court After Accidental Shooting

Bicycle Burglar Arrested by Fairfax Police

San Francisco Musicians Arrested On Charges of Drug Trafficking

Goh Arrested On Seven Counts of Murder in Violent University Shooting

Judge Sentences Young Boy On the Murder of His Father’s Fiancee

Blue Bar Burglar Arrested by San Francisco Police

Drunk Driver Sentenced to Jail for Hitting Boy

Akabougu Arrested for White Collar Crime

Ramos Blames Friend for Triple Murder

Mother Pleads Not Guilty for Alleged Murder of Allergic Daughter

Chief of Police Arrested on DUI Charges

Accused Mass Murderer to Appear in Court

San Francisco Man Found not Guilty for Murder of Drunken Visitor

San Francisco Club Member Faces Murder Charges

Airport Shuttle Service Faces Charges over Illegal Donations

San Francisco Man Arrested on Murder Charges

Californian Sales Manger Arrested for Fraud Charges

San Francisco Officer Arrested for Drunk Driving

Dallas Businessman Sentenced to 20Years in Federal Prison for Investment Scam

California Based Hedge-Fund Manager Faces Insider Trading Charges

San Francisco Woman Arrested in Connection with Drug Lab Blast

Saxophone Player Arrested on Murder Charges in San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco Man to Spend 2 Years in Prison for Drunk Driving

David Boyer Prince Sentenced to 7 Years Imprisonment for Wire Fraud

4 Plead Guilty to Mortgage Loan Fraud

20 Indicted in Connection with San Francisco Drug Trafficking Ring

San Francisco Man Pleads Not Guilty to Crime that Took Place 3 Decades Ago

Roman Catholic Priest Sentenced by Federal Court for Theft

Lady arrested in Connection with Drunk Driving Case

San Francisco’s New Sheriff Accused of Domestic Violence

Contractor Accused of Wage Theft and Fraud

Drug Trafficking Ring Dismantled by San Francisco Police

Survivor Identifies the Killer of his Father in Federal Court

Kim Dotcom in Custody for Copyright Infringement

Raymond Foakes to Serve 6 Years in Jail for Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Allen Stanford Accused of Investment Fraud to Appear in Court

Seven Men Charged of Insider Trading in the US

Former Deputy of Los Angeles Jail Accused of Bribery

Palisades Park Man found Guilty of Identity Fraud and Wire Fraud

Clinton Resident Accused of Bank Fraud

Hospice Care Company Involved in Medicare Fraud

Fire Inspector accused of Bribery

James Fleishman Accused of Insider Trading

Counterfeit Goods Worth $77 Million Seized

Rajat Gupta Requests Few Counts of Securities Fraud be Dropped

Lawyer Sentenced to 50 Years in Jail for $1.2 Billion Ponzi Scheme

Councilman Charged with Wire Fraud

CIO of Clay Capital Management Guilty of Insider Trading

SF Public Health Employees Accused of Bribery

Housing Clinic Manager Sentenced for Embezzlement

Woman from San Francisco Convicted of Bank Fraud

Debit Card Fraud Uncovered at Supermarket Chain

Doctor Sentenced to 5 years in Prison for Insider Trading

Former State Legislator Charged with Bribery

Daltons Stand Trial for Defrauding the United States

Former Payroll Manager for SF Giants Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement

San Francisco Lawyer Sentenced for Fraud

San Francisco Resident Sentenced to 9 Months for Scam

Former Pegasus Wireless CFO Sentenced for Security Fraud

Gangs Turn to White Collar Crime: Computers Not Guns

SF Bank Executives Accused of Fraud

San Francisco Mayoral Race Fraught with Voter Fraud Allegations

Former CEO Sentenced to Five Years for Embezzlement

Woman Convicted of Grand Theft in San Francisco

Former Postal Worker Convicted of Passing Counterfeit Cash

Criminal Charges Brought Against Rajat Gupta for Insider Trading

Hedge Fund Fraud

Government Fraud

Health & Safety Violations

Public Corruption

Real Estate Fraud in California

Franchise Fraud in California

Marin County DUI checkpoint this Friday

White Collar Criminal Attorney Explains Tax Evasion in California

Trade Secret Theft in California

The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act

Criminal Attorney Explains Healthcare Fraud

Crossing the U.S. Border with Laptops, Cellphones and Hard Drives

Weights and Measures Fraud

Terrorist Financing

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act

False or Deceptive Advertising

False Claims Act

Customs Restrictions on Bringing Items into the United States

Currency Schemes and Forex Fraud

Cell Phone Fraud

White Collar Criminal Attorney Explains Bribery and Kickbacks

Adoption Scams

Labor Day Weekend Sobriety Check Points in San Francisco Area

Check Fraud

Auto Repair Fraud Defense Attorney

A Brief Overview of the Federal Criminal Asset Forfeiture Laws

The Dodd-Frank Act

The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

A Look at California's Insider Trading Regulations

California's Criminal Antitrust Laws

California Money Laundering

San Francisco White Collar Criminal Attorney Explains Blackmail

San Francisco Banking, Financial, and Accounting Crimes

The Willful Blindness Doctrine

What Counts As A White Collar Crime?

Federal Environmental Statutes to Be Used Against Marijuana Growers

White Collar Criminal Proceedings Can Occur At Multiple Levels

White Collar Crimes Are Prosecuted Similarly To General Crimes

California Mortgage Fraud

New Dodd-Frank Rules Give Monetary Incentive to Whistle-Blowers

California Embezzlement Laws

Federal Bankruptcy Fraud

California's White Collar Crime Enhancement Law ( P.C. 186.11)

What Is White Collar Crime?

California Telemarketing Fraud

Mail Fraud in the State of California

Don’t Let Flying Land You in Federal Court

What Can I do if I have Been Listed on the Child Abuse Central Index?

What is the Child Abuse Central Index?

Sony Gamers May Run Risk of Identity-Theft

Wife of Deloitte Partner charged with Insider Trading

The Insider Trading case of Raj Rajaratnam of Galleon Hedge Fund

How to Stop Criminal Internet Harrassment and Bullying.

Child Porn Prosecutions Skyrocket

San Francisco Crime Cartoons

Criminal Lawyer Hanging with the Bomb Squad

New Criminal Laws for 2011, Part 2

New Criminal Law for 2011, Part 1

Is New San Francisco D. A. George Gascon up to the Challenge?

New Traffic Fines for 2011

Disclosed DUI Sobriety Checkpoints in the San Francisco Area

What are Field Sobriety Tests in DUI cases?

Punishment for a San Francisco DUI

San Francisco DUIs and the Holidays

Computer Hackers and San Francisco Criminal Cases.

DNA and San Francisco Criminal Cases

Drugs and Alternative Sentencing for Non-Violent Offenses

Should the police give advance notice of DUI checkpoints?

Can I Avoid a DUI Checkpoint?

Roadblocks and DUI Checpoints...Are They Legal?

The 7 Stages of Criminal Procedure: Pt. 7, APPEAL

The 7 Stages of Criminal Procedure: Pt. 6, Sentencing

The 7 Stages of Criminal Procedure: Pt. 5, JURY TRIAL

The 7 Stages of Criminal Procedure: Pt. 4, Pre-trial Conference

List of Disclosed DUI Checkpoints - Labor Day Weekend

The 7 Stages of Criminal Procedure: Pt. 3, PRELIMINARY HEARING

The 7 Stages of Criminal Procedure: Pt. 2, ARRAIGNMENT

The 7 Stages of Criminal Procedure: Pt. 1, BAIL

DUI's or other criminal convictions may prevent your travel to Canada

Grand Juries - Role, Duties in Criminal Justice System

What is Hearsay?

What is a Hate Crime?

What is an Arrest Warrant? Police may search for Drugs or Guns.

Talking To The Police: After You are Arrested, Part 2

Talking To The Police: Not in Custody, Part 1

The BART shooting case was never a murder case

San Francisco Criminal Cases Dismissed with a Civil Compromise

Expunge your San Francisco Criminal Record

The High Cost of San Francisco Domestic Violence Cases

Who is to Blame for San Francisco Drug Cases Being Dismissed? Part 2

Who is to Blame for San Francisco Drug Cases Being Dismissed?

Using Self Defense in a San Francisco Assault Case

DUI and DWI cases are serious criminal cases

How to fix the "Brady Problem" in San Francisco Criminal Courts

What You Should Know if You are arrested in San Francisco

Hire a San Francisco Criminal Attorney and Clean up your Record!!

San Francisco District Attorney plays "Hide the Ball'

Read San Francisco Criminal Attorney Chris Morales' new book