Criminal Lawyer in Sacramento Explains the New California Gun Laws California saw sweeping change to its gun laws in 2016, changing regulations that will affect more than 6 million individuals. These new laws are set to take effect between the beginning of 2017 and the next few years. Due to some c...

Suppose that we had statutes that had proclaimed certain conduct to be criminal but no police, prosecutors, or courts to implement the statutes. If criminals were not afraid of being caught and prosecuted, it would hardly deter them from committing crimes, and it would send a powerful message that, ...

Many of us feel nervous or intimidated when confronted by the police and rightly so! According to the American Civil Liberties Union, "Police abuse continues to be a major civil liberties problem in the U.S., particularly in poor communities and communities of color." While most law enforcement o...

After you are arrested, the police must advise you of your Miranda rights before they can question you. But in a mere "stop and frisk" situation, the police do not have to advise you of your Miranda rights before questioning. If you have been arrested for a crime in Sacramento county, contact cri...

1) Investigation of a crime by the police. The purpose of a criminal investigation is to gather evidence to identify a suspect and support an arrest. An investigation may require a search, an exploratory inspection of a person or property. Probable cause is the standard of proof required for a searc...