Monthly Archives: July 2020

California’s Three Strikes

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California was once famous for its three strikes and your out brand of criminal justice. How the Three Strikes Law Worked The three-strikes law went into effect in 1994. The law was originally proposed in direct response to the horrific murders of Polly Klass and Kimber Reynolds. The way the Three Strikes law works is […]

Smartphones in California’s Polling Places

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It’s impossible to believe that humans were once able to go through life without a smartphone in our hand. Today, we rely on our smartphones for everything. We use it to update our social media accounts, to take pictures, to get directions, and to find the cheapest place to find gas. On the rare occasions […]

Pepper Spray: California’s Laws and Ownership Regulations

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If you consider pepper spray the perfect self-defense tool, you’re not alone. The world is full of people who feel safer when they have a small container of pepper spray in their pockets. The spray is affordable, easy to find, and legal. Or is it? Who Can and Can’t Use Pepper Spray in California? Most […]

Ponzi Schemes and California Law

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Ponzi schemes aren’t legal in California. The state considers these financial cons a type of financial fraud. California’s judicial system is currently set up in such a way that it helps protect whistleblowers and consumers from getting caught up in the legal drama that always surrounds Ponzi schemes. Understanding the Difference Between Ponzi Schemes and […]

What is Housing Discrimination

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It is incredibly difficult to find affordable housing in California. The average price of a home in California is $600,000 which is double the national average. There are several reasons for the housing crisis, including: • The number of homes/apartment buildings that have been destroyed by wildfires in recent years • High construction costs • […]

Unwritten Camping Rules to Remember

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Camping is wonderful. Camping provides you with the means to connect to the earth and nature while also bonding with family and friends. The best thing about camping is all the great memories you collect during each camping trip. The next time you’re about to hit the woods for an epic camping trip, keep these […]

Will the Police Cite me for Not Wearing a Mask When Shopping?

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Covid-19 has brought about many changes. One of the newest additions to our lives is the wearing of face masks while in public. Why are Face Masks Required in California The hope is that wearing masks will slow the spread of the Covid-19 virus. The idea is that the masks keep the droplets contained to […]

California’s Regulations Regarding Car Seats

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All parents know that infants should be contained in a car seat, however not all parents know what California’s laws are regarding car seats. Infants and Car Seats Any child that is two or under must be confined to a rear-facing car seat while they are in a vehicle. Failing to have your child properly […]

Laws That Minors Can Break but Adults Cannot

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Everyone knows what crimes are and what would happen if they were to commit one. This is just something that people learn over time. However, there is something about laws and crimes that people know, without ever really considering. What a lot of adults may not consider, is that there are somethings they can do […]

Laws to Know Before You Fly Your Drone

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As the weather warms up and gets nicer, and people are beginning to venture outside once again, they are looking for something to do. One thing that is a lot of fun, and doesn’t create or need a crowd of people is flying a drone. Drones give people a bird’s eye view of the area […]