The Self-Defense Argument Against Murder, Manslaughter & Assault

Posted by Chris Morales on Mon, Feb 04, 2013 @ 05:32 PM

A person accused of a violent crime can legitimately claim that the violence was necessary for self-defense. A legitimate self-defense claim legally justifies an acquittal.

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Tags: Criminal Charges, Criminal Defense, Assault and Battery, self-defense, murder, Criminal Law, criminal assault, manslaughter

A Diplomat's Domestic Violence Case

Posted by Chris Morales on Fri, Dec 21, 2012 @ 10:42 AM
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Tags: Criminal Defense, Assault and Battery, felony, Criminal Law, criminal assault, domestic violence, domestic abuse

Bay Area Woman Accuses Husband of Criminal Assault

Posted by Chris Morales on Mon, Aug 13, 2012 @ 06:39 AM

Yuka Nagaya, a resident of San Bruno, has recently filed a case of abuse and criminal assault against her husband Yoshiaki Nagaya, which she had been tolerating for 18 months. Nagaya, 32, San Francisco Vice Consul, has been charged with 14 domestic violence and 3 assault cases.

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Tags: San Francisco, criminal assault, physical abuse

Bayview Shooting Victim Identified

Posted by Chris Morales on Tue, Jun 26, 2012 @ 06:16 AM

The victim who was killed during the double shooting that took place on June 22, 2012 in San Francisco was recently identified. The Medical Examiner's Office identified the man as Tony Harper, 27 years old. Tony, a resident of San Francisco, was shot dead along with another man, in the 100 block of Salinas Avenue.

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Tags: criminal assault, Shooting, assault crime

San Francisco Man Faces Assault after Trying to Break up Fight

Posted by Chris Morales on Fri, Jun 22, 2012 @ 10:10 PM

A man in the Tenderloin became a victim himself, after he tried to break up a fight in a liquor store. The perpetrators, who were taunting the first man with anti-gay slurs, beat the victim up after he called the police. The victim, Leo Volobrynsky, 30, hails from Odessa in the Ukraine but is a resident of San Francisco. After the assault, he has gone through 14 stitches and is missing a tooth.

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Tags: criminal assault, assault crime, anti-gay slurs