News about Criminal Law from around the San Francisco Bay Area, Alameda County, in the State of California, and on a Federal level.
The Supreme Court banned non-unanimous jury verdicts for criminal cases in a recent Supreme Court decision. California already requires unanimous jury verdicts in criminal cases, so the decision applies to the remaining two states that allow non-unanimous jury verdicts. Call Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC for a free consultation at 415-390-3900 24/7.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, bail will be waived in California Courts temporarily for those arrested and charged with low-level offenses. Call Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC for a free consultation at 415-390-3900 24/7.
When facing a mistrial or determining how to proceed after a mistrial has been declared, it is imperative to contact a criminal defense attorney who is experienced and knowledgeable of handling jury trials in Oakland. Call Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC for a free consultation at 415-390-3900 24/7.
The California Department of Correction and Rehabilitation announced upcoming changes that will drastically reduce the use of solitary confinement from SFGate