Blog Posts in February, 2013

  • PC 273.5(a)

    Penal Code 273.5(a) - Spousal Battery PC 273.5 (a) outlines the elements for the crime of corporal injury to spouse or cohabitant (spousal battery). This crime is made of of three elements: Defendant willfully inflicted corporal (physical) injury on the victim. The Victim was the defendant’s spouse, cohabitant, or the mother or father of the defendant’s child. Corporal injury resulted in a ...
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  • PC 211- Robbery

    Robbery is defined as the Felonious taking of personal property in the possession of another, from his person or immediate presence, and against his will, accomplished by means of force or fear. California Penal Code Section 211. The punishment for robbery can exposes an individual from 2 to 9 years in state prison. Probation may be granted as well. The degree or seriousness of the robbery depends ...
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  • Marijuana - Current California Laws

    California’s Health and Safety code makes it illegal to possess or cultivate of marijuana in sections 11357 and 11358 respectively. However, over the past 20 years, access to marijuana for medical purposes has become increasingly legal through the compassionate use act, the medical marijuana program (MMP), and various landmark cases. In 1996, the citizens of California voted to pass Proposition ...
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