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Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional

California Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional   On July 16, 2014, a Federal judge in Orange County ruled that California's death penalty violates the Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment. The Court reasoned that the random few who will be executed "will have languished for so long on Death Row that their execution will serve no retributive and deterrent purpose and will be arbutrary." The CourtThis is the first time...
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Flash Nugget - Cell Phone Searches Require Warrant

Flash Nugget- Cell Phone Searches Require Warrant Last week, the United States Supreme Court ruled that law enforcements' searches of cell phones require a warrant. Previously, the Ninth Circuit, and other federal courts have allowed searches incident to an arrest. The searches were allowed for the purpose of seeking additional evidence for which the individual was arrested. Striking down this logic, the Chief Justice John Roberts wrote, “ Unless it's...
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Should the Police be Authorized to Search Your Cell Phone Without a Warrant?

  Important Search and Seizure Ruling Expected on Warrantless Cell Phone Searches   An important ruling is expected to be issued in the next few weeks by the United States Supreme Court on the issue of cell phone searches. Two cases are currently before the Court,  Riley v. California and United States v. Wurie. The Fourth Amendment protects our "persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures." There...
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Changes to Transporation Laws - Making Them Fairer

Changes to Transporation Laws - Making Them Fairer   There are four main statutes regulating the transportation of controlled substances , Health and Safety Code Sections 11352 (cocaine), 11360 (marijuana), 11379 (methamphetamines) and 11379.5 (PCP). The penalties for these offenses are significantly higher than for simple possession or even drug sales. For years, transportation was defined as simply knowingly possessing a controlled substance while in a vehicle.  When a prosecutor...
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STERLING TAPE INADMISSIBLE IN LEGAL PROCEEDING TO REMOVE HIM AS OWNER

STERLING TAPE INADMISSIBLE IN LEGAL PROCEEDING TO REMOVE HIM AS OWNER   While few people have a lot of compassion for Donald Sterling these days, many are wondering whether he was the victim of a crime and what affect that may have on attempts to remove him as the Clippers owner. California Penal Code Section 632 makes it illegal to record any confidential communication without the consent of all parties....
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How Much Jail is Aldon Smith Facing?


The San Francisco 49ers’ star outside linebacker has run into some real legal troubles over the last couple of years. Just recently, he was arrested at Los Angeles Airport for allegedly making a false bomb Report.  This charge, memorialized in Penal Code Section 148.1, is a ‘wobbler’ offense. That means that it can be brought as either a felony or a misdemeanor. A misdemeanor can result in up to a...
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What Questions Should You Ask a Criminal Defense Attorney?

What Questions Should You Ask a Criminal Defense Attorney? Facing criminal charges is one of the scariest things that can happen to a person. In addition to the social stigma of being charged with a crime, you could also face penalties such as jail time and steep fines. Regardless of the charges against you, it is important you seek the counsel of an experienced criminal defense attorney. Choosing the right...
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What Should I Do If I'm Accused of Domestic Violence?

What Should I Do If I’m Accused of Domestic Violence? Certain crimes result in not only punitive fees and jail time, but can also damage your reputation and make it difficult to function in society. An example of this is domestic violence. Even if you are cleared of the charges, being accused of domestic violence carries with it a negative stigma. Failing to treat a domestic violence accusation seriously and...
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USING MAP FUNCTION AND DRIVING NOW LEGAL

CONTACT THE LAW OFFICES OF ROSS GREEN   USING MAP FUNCTION ON PHONE WHILE DRIVE NOW LEGAL A driver does not violate the Vehicle Code where he or she was not ‘talking or listening’, but was instead looking at a map displayed by a phone. Last month, an appellate court in Fresno overturned a traffic ticket for prohibited use of a wireless device, Vehicle Code, 23123(a), when the driver was merely...
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Law Offices of Ross Green Launches Mobile Site

  New Law Firm Mobile Site Lauched The Law Offices of Ross Green is happy to announce the launch of its new mobile website. The new site is built for viewing www.rossgreenlaw.com on hand-held devices, such as IPad, IPhone, Android, Blackberry and the Windows phone. The site has a convenient Home Page allowing the user quick access to contact Ross Green via either e-mail or phone. The Home Page also...
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