Criminal Defense Articles 104-155

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  1. Harvey Rule Not Violated on Restitution Issue in DV Case
  2. Eighth Amendment (Cruel and Unusual Punishment) & 3 Strikes
  3. Is a Warrantless Search OK When Strong Smell of Marijuana?
  4. What Are Your Options After Losing Your DMV Hearing for DUI?
  5. Conviction Reversed for Conspiracy to Commit Burglary
  6. When and How Do I Seal and Destroy My Arrest Record?
  7. Can I Withdraw My Plea Based on Bad Advice from My Lawyer?
  8. Should I Waive a Jury Trial and Instead Have a Bench Trial?
  9. Was There a Bad Cop on Your Case? What Is a Pitchess Motion?
  10. Living with a Prostitute Can Be Illegal and Lead to Prison
  11. What Factors Determine How Much Time I Will Serve?
  12. What Is GERD and How Does It Affect DUI? Is It Good?
  13. Is Cultivating Marijuana a Crime of Moral Turpitude?
  14. How Is Bail Set? What Factors Are Considered in Its Amount?
  15. Judge Reversed for Withholding Internal Affairs Statements
  16. Expert Uses Hearsay - Does This Violate the 6th Amendment?
  17. DUI from Being under the Influence of Drugs (VC 23152(e))
  18. How Does One Remove a Name from the Megan’s Law Internet Listing?
  19. What Happens During a Probation Violation Hearing?
  20. Under Romero, Not All Strikes Must Be Dismissed from One Act
  21. Officer's Good Faith Does Not Save Improper Traffic Stop
  22. Opening Garage Door with Stolen Remote Is Not Burglary
  23. What Is Shoplifting, Its Defenses and Possible Punishment?
  24. What Is Commercial Burglary (PC § 459) and Its Defenses?
  25. What Is Carjacking, Its Defenses and Punishment?
  26. Conviction Reversed for Possessing Burglary Tools (Penal Code § 466)
  27. What Is Robbery, Its Defenses and the Possible Punishment?
  28. Are Criminal Threats Protected under the First Amendment?
  29. What Is Embezzlement (Penal Code § 503) and Its Defenses?
  30. What Constitutes Passing Bad Checks (Penal Code § 476(a))?
  31. Is Burglary a Crime of Violence under Immigration Laws?
  32. What Is Forgery, Its Defenses and the Possible Punishment?
  33. What Are Illegal Tinted Windows (Vehicle Code § 26708.5)?
  34. What Are the Limits of a Warrantless “Protective Sweep”?
  35. What Is Driving without a Valid License (Vehicle Code § 12500(a))?
  36. What Is Unemployment Insurance Fraud and Its Defenses?
  37. Beware: Witness Intimidation Can Make Hearsay Admissible
  38. What Is Joyriding? The Defenses? The Punishment?
  39. What Is Grand Theft Auto? Defenses? Punishment?
  40. Does Admitting to Having Marijuana Make a Search Legal?
  41. Do Warrants Eventually Expire If Police Do Not Arrest You?
  42. What Is a Misdemeanor Pre-Trial Hearing? What Happens?
  43. What Is Rape? What Are the Defenses & Possible Punishment?
  44. What Is False Imprisonment (Penal Code § 236)? Defenses?
  45. What Is Disturbing the Peace (Penal Code § 415)? Defenses?
  46. What Is Trespassing (Penal Code § 602)? Defenses? Punishments?
  47. What Is Tampering with a Vehicle (Vehicle Code § 10852)?
  48. Is It a Right to Have My Family in Court During Sentencing?
  49. What Is a Felony Preliminary Hearing Setting Conference?
  50. What Is House Arrest As an Alternative to Jail? Prison?
  51. What Is Penal Code § 647(b), Prostitution and Solicitation?
  52. What Is Mayhem (Penal Code § 203) and Aggravated Mayhem?
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