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
South and East Bay Inmate Allegations of Inhumane Treatment Lead to Thorough Investigations of Jails from the Eastbay Times