New evidence about punishment for sex crimes in California shows that consequences are having an unfair impact on convicted offenders. The news could affect legal choices for those who are seeking criminal defense options against alleged sex crimes. Research suggests that those convicted of sex crimes are not only more likely to be homeless because of restrictive rules -- they are also more likely to be arrested again for new violations.
If you are facing driving under the influence charges here in California, you might simultaneously have a pending hearing with the Department of Motor Vehicles regarding your right to continuing to have driving privileges.
Rear-end accidents are often dismissed as minor accidents, but in reality, they can cause a great deal of damage and painful injuries. If you suffered injuries in a car accident, you may have a case, even if you do not believe that your injuries merit a personal injury claim. It is always worthwhile to fully explore all of the legal options available to you.
When people are injured negligently in an accident, they experience an onslaught of emotions. Chief among these may be anger, despair and perhaps a desire for revenge. You should know that in a personal injury claim, there is not much room for negative emotion. In fact, indulging in these all too understandable feelings could interfere with your focus and actually weaken your case.
Almost every driver in California knows about the existence of field sobriety tests. What you might not know is that these tests are not 100 percent accurate. In most cases, a field sobriety test is far less reliable than tests that check for a driver's blood alcohol concentration via science. These include breathalyzer tests and blood tests.