California has been at the forefront of criminal law reform, particularly when it comes to reforming laws and improving the lives of those who have served time for past crimes. Recently the state legislature passed dozens of bills that expanded and made changes to procedures and policies to improve public safety by reducing recidivism rates among ex-offenders. Below we discuss 3 new 2023 California criminal laws you should know about.
2023 is a great year of positive steps towards prison reform and anti-recidivism in criminal law and we have put together a definitive list of new 2023 California criminal laws you should know about! Many criminal laws have been newly effectuated or slated to take effect that show hope and promise toward a better criminal justice system that humanizes those who are incarcerated or facing incarceration. Below is a complete list of these new 2023 California criminal laws and brief descriptions of what they are about.
Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC’s Senior attorney, of counsel, Cherie R. Wallace was able to get a restraining order dismissed involving potential medical licensing issues in San Francisco County.
Of counsel, senior attorney Cherie R. Wallace won a Restraining Order hearing in Spanish for our client where the restraining order alleged assault with a deadly weapon and client was previously charged with assault in a previous matter.
Of counsel, senior attorney Cherie R. Wallace, obtained a complete dismissal of felony domestic violence charges out of San Francisco County for our client who was originally charged with multiple counts of felony domestic violence charges with injury and faced a potential sentence of 4-5 years state prison.
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.
When a friend or loved one has been arrested, it is often confusing how to find out where that person is being detained. Not knowing where someone is being detained,…