Posts filed under: Resources

Friend of the Boston Bombers Gets Four Years’ Federal Prison for Clearing His PC Browser History–Are You Next?

Last week I posted an article on my Facebook business page, www.facebook.com/your1stdefense, about a recent news item. Khairullozhori Matanov, a 24-year-old cabbie, had had dinner with the bombers the night before, and had deleted his browser history after he went...
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Michael Phelps’ DUI/ Driving Under the Influence Punishment is Too Excessive

The most decorated Olympian, EVER (with 22 gold medals), Michael Phelps got a DUI recently, and suffered a 6 months’ suspension from his professional job, at USA Swimming. He loses his monthly stipend. He will no longer be on the...
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WEB RESOURCES / RECURSOS DE LA RED

Laws / Leyes Find all California Laws:http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes.xhtml Encuentre todas las Leyes de California   Free legal video education:  http://elawclinic.com/ Educación legal gratuita   Find California Attorneys:  http://calbar.ca.gov/ Encuentre Abogados Californios   Alameda County Courts: http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/pages.aspx/Hayward-Hall-of-Justice Cortes del Condado de Alameda   United States...
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Jury Nullification: David Barajas commits murder and gets away with it?

It was recently reported that a Texas man, David Barajas, had recently been tried for murder, and found NOT GUILTY of shooting to death the DUI (drunk driver) driver who ran into and killed two of his sons on a...
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It is perfectly legal to film, photograph, and record the police in public when they are working

The Huffington Post yesterday published an article about the public’s right to film, photograph and record the police while they work in public. Apparently, many people don’t know about this right, including police officers themselves. In fact, the NY police...
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Accused Teacher’s Defense Attorney Calls Sex Abuser Charges a “Witch Hunt”–It’s Over the Top

Last week Concord Teacher Joseph Martin’s defense attorney compared the criminal child sexual abuse charges to the Salem Witch trials. Of course, his defense attorney is putting on an aggressive, spirited defense, and I admire that. By all accounts, no...
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Error de pederasta acusado a subir al estrado

El juicio del acusado pederasta, profesor de la escuela de Concord, Joseph Martin, viene cerca del final. La Fiscalía ha puesto en evidencia que ha presentado al jurado que el profesor: tenía búsquedas en su computadora para “pornografía infantil”, confió...
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Mistake for accused child molester to take the stand

The trial of accused child molester, Concord school teacher, Joseph Martin, is coming close to the end. The prosecution has evidence they have presented to the jury that the teacher: had searches on his home computer for “child porn,” confided...
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Free PowerPoint Slides

Contact the Law Office for a Free copy of the PowerPoint slides (English or Spanish) of my Free Workshop, “Understanding the Criminal Justice System,” held Saturday, June 14, 2014.   DUI, District Attorneys, Defense Attorneys, evidence, misdemeanors, felonies, trial.  Search...
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IMMIGRATION TIDBIT: ALL ABOUT DACA (IMMIGRATION RIGHTS FOR CHILDREN)

Are you or a family member eligibe for D.A.C.A. (Deferred Action for Child Immigrants? A DACA young person can avoid deportation and get a work permit if they: 1. Arrived in the U.S. before 16 yrs. of age2. Have been...
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