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December 7, 2018 | Category: DUI In the News

What Is a California Wet Reckless Charge?

A wet reckless charge is a reckless driving charge that involved alcohol or drugs. When a driver is pulled over for drunk or drugged driving and fails or refuses to take a preliminary alcohol screening (PAS) test, he or she cannot be charged with wet reckless. The driver would be charged with a DUI. The […]

November 16, 2018 | Category: In the News

What Could Happen if I Refuse a DUI Chemical Test in California?

California follows the implied consent law, which means drivers imply their consent to blood alcohol content (BAC) testing just by operating a motor vehicle. If a driver is arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence, they will be required to complete one or more of the following chemical tests: DUI Chemical Tests in California […]

September 14, 2018 | Category: In the News

California Replaces Cash-Bail System with a Risk Algorithm

Reforming the bail system in California has been a heated topic for nearly half of a century. The cash-bail system has been criticized as biased toward those who can afford to pay for their release. It is scrutinized for keeping the poor imprisoned and for challenging the constitutional right of being seen as innocent until […]

July 14, 2018 | Category: Commentary

What Is California’s Gang Enhancement Law?

Gang crimes are still a problem in many cities in California. State law enforcement officials still struggle with this area of criminal law and how to track down certain gang members and groups. A gang enhancement is a felony committed for the benefit of, in association with, or at the direction any criminal gang. Under […]

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