If officers are acting in proper response to a potential emergency, they don't have to read you your rights.
Criminal appeals involve detailed procedure. They typically take months, if not longer, to play out.
Officers may be able to shoot to kill.
Some U.S. jurisdictions are using advanced formulas to evaluate the risks that defendants pose. Judges weigh these evaluations when considering pretrial release.
Some acts are considered criminal only when minors commit them; these are called juvenile status offenses.
It's time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and that also means it's time for DUI checkpoints. DUI checkpoints for the popular Mexican holiday will be set up throughout the Bay Area.