Category: Criminal Law

California Vehicle Homicide

Thu 15th August, 2019 Criminal Law

On August 1, a pedestrian was struck and killed on the sidewalk because of the actions of a suspected drunk driver. According to the police, the accident occurred in the Fairfax District around 10:30 p.m. at Melrose and Martel Avenues. The suspected driver was behind the wheel of a 2018 […]

Judge Dismisses Charges in Federal White Nationalist Case

Thu 11th July, 2019 Criminal Law

A man from Redondo Beach has requested that his guilty plea be withdrawn and federal charges dismissed in a case involving a group of white nationalists accused of inciting brawls at political rallies. Tyler Laube made the request after the federal judge in his case dismissed similar charges against co-defendants Robert Rundo, […]

California’s New Felony Murder Rule

Thu 11th July, 2019 Criminal Law

Last year, California passed a new law with regards to the concept of felony murder. Under California Senate Bill 1437, the new rules specifically designate when a person can be tried for felony murder and the necessary intent behind the crimes. The new felony murder rule has the potential to […]

Celebrities Facing Jail Time for Federal Offenses

Sun 14th April, 2019 Criminal Law

Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are two of more than 50 people named in an expansive federal case involving college admission scams and other bribery charges. Known for their roles in American Crime and Full House, these two celebrities are facing charges of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services fraud, which could […]