On Saturday, 11 people were arrested at a concert that took place at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. 55 Thousand Fans came to see Jay and Beyonce perform. Out of those 55 thousand, 8 were arrested for public drunkenness, 2 people for ticket scalping and 1 man who was accused of biting another man’s finger tip off.
Yesterday Morning, James White Jr. was killed during an officer-involved shooting. White was shot when police officers opened fire in Universal City Walk after hearing gunfire and seeing an individual with a gun. The shooting took place near the Infusion lounge.
The L.A. County Fire Department pronounced the suspected gunman dead at the scene of Continue reading “Universal CityWalk: One Dead and Three Injured During Officer Involve Shooting”
Much to the dismay of various civil liberties advocates who have challenged the law, a five year old California law that permits the collection of DNA sample during a felony arrest is being upheld. The samples may be collected without a judge’s review over the matter and even if criminal charges are not pressed Continue reading “California DNA Collection Law For Felony Arrests Upheld”
On Thursday, the 20th, A federal appeals court overturned some restrictions that will allow gun owners to carry a concealed weapon. The majority of votes said that the restrictions imposed on gun owners are in violation of the 2nd amendments right to bear arms.
This decision is being celebrated by gun rights advocates all over, Continue reading “Victory in the Courts for Gun Rights Advocates in California”
Eighteen current and former Los Angeles County deputies are currently facing charges for engaging in corruption and civil right abuses. The charges include beating inmates and visitors, as well as falsifying reports and trying to block an FBI investigation.
The charges were announced yesterday after 16 of the 18 deputies were arrested. The two deputies Continue reading “Eighteen Sheriff’s Deputies Charged With Engaging In Corruption and Civil Right Abuses.”
A former Texas district attorney plead guilty to intentionally failing to disclose evidence. Ken Anderson, former district attorney for Williamson County will be serving 10 days in jail and is giving up his license to practice law. Anderson withheld information that led to the conviction of an innocent man, Michael Morton, Continue reading “Former Texas Prosecutor, Ken Anderson Convicted of Criminal Contempt”
A southern California man, Robert Duncan and his wife, Helen Marie Duncan were arrested after a gun Helen was carrying inside a fanny pack accidentally went off outside of Sam’s club in Glendora.
The incident took place outside the Sam’s club located at 1300 block of South Lone Hill Avenue just before Continue reading “Sam’s Club Shoppers Accidentally Discharge a Gun Outside the Store”
The Huangs, with two of the children
Matthew and Grace Huang, a couple from Los Angeles were arrested in Doha, Qatar after their adoptive daughter, Gloria Continue reading “Los Angeles Couple Imprisoned In Qatar”
Criminal law is the area of our justice system that relates to behavior that is dangerous to the public, or damaging to society. This behavior labeled as “crime” is punishable by monetary fines, prison or jail sentences, or other means of punishment. What exactly is labeled a crime, and what its corresponding punishment is varies Continue reading “Criminal Law”