April

Blog Posts in April, 2017

  • Prop 57 Detailed

    || 1-Apr-2017

    Facts About Proposition 57 “The Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act” There are three main PSRA provisions – two relating to adults and one to juveniles:  Adults: 1. Parole Eligibility Changes 2. Credit Awards Changes  Juveniles 3. Direct Filing Eliminated Direct Results:  Offenders who commit multiple crimes against multiple victims will be eligible for release at the same ...
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  • Prop 57 Explained

    || 1-Apr-2017

    What You Need To Know About Proposition 57 And Its Potential For Criminal Justice Reform Photo by tarasov via Shutterstock By now, you've probably seen your fair share of advertisements advocating both for and against Proposition 57. On one side, Governor Jerry Brown, the California Democratic Party, the ACLU and a litany of civil liberties and prison advocacy groups argue that Prop. 57 would ...
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  • Veteran's Court in California Courts

    || 1-Apr-2017

    California Veterans Court - Serving the Unique Needs of Vets Veterans have bravely served the people of United States of America. Many of them have experienced the dreadfulness of combat so that we can all remain free. Unfortunately, the horrors of war often walk hand-in-hand with drug addiction, hopelessness, and mental disability. The California State court system recognizes this unhappy ...
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  • 17 New Laws That Take Effect This Year

    || 1-Apr-2017

    Here is a sampling of other new laws that Californians woke up to in January: Assault weapons: The new gun-control regulations broaden the definition of illegal assault weapons, require background checks for the first time for ammunition purchases and limit the lending of guns to family members. California bars purchasing, semi-automatic, centerfire rifles or semi-automatic pistols that lack a ...
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