Defender411 Capitol Report – CPDA Legislative Committee Updates
April 19, 2018 – 11:27 | Comments Off on Defender411 Capitol Report – CPDA Legislative Committee Updates

 New: Senate Public Safety Committee – Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Duration: 03h 41m  | May require forwarding to approx 10 minutes into the video before the hearing begins.

 

New: Assembly Public Safety Committee – Tuesday, April …[select title for full text]

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Proposition 47: The Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act of 2014 – Resource Center for Defenders
December 12, 2017 – 11:15 | Comments Off on Proposition 47: The Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act of 2014 – Resource Center for Defenders
Proposition 47: The Safe Neighborhoods and Schools Act of 2014 – Resource Center for Defenders

Most recent update: December 12, 2017 | 11:15 am| First published October 30, 2014.  Updated as additional documents become available.
This Proposition 47 Resource Center will be seeing many resources added over the next few weeks, so …[select title for full text]

Proposition 64 – The Adult Use of Marijuana Act of 2016 – Resource Center for Defenders
December 12, 2017 – 11:15 | Comments Off on Proposition 64 – The Adult Use of Marijuana Act of 2016 – Resource Center for Defenders
Proposition 64 – The Adult Use of Marijuana Act of 2016 – Resource Center for Defenders

Most recent update: December 12, 2017 | 11:15 am
First published November 10, 2016.  Updated as additional documents become available.
This Proposition 64 Resource Center (The Adult Use of Marijuana Act of 2016), will be seeing many …[select title for full text]

Which Crimes Are Eligible for Reduction Under Proposition 47?
December 12, 2017 – 10:38 | Comments Off on Which Crimes Are Eligible for Reduction Under Proposition 47?

 

DOWNLOAD a copy of this document in PDF format: 2017 – Chart — Prop 47 eligible offenses [f12-6-17].pdf

 

The Impact of Proposition 64 on Automobile Searches
December 12, 2017 – 10:09 | Comments Off on The Impact of Proposition 64 on Automobile Searches

 

DOWNLOAD a copy of this document in PDF format: 2017 – Handout – Car searches after Prop 64.pdf

 

THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending December 8, 2017
December 8, 2017 – 16:05 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending December 8, 2017

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
CRIMINAL PROTECTIVE ORDERS IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CASES
PC 1203.097 says that when a court grants probation for a domestic violence offense, the court must impose …[select title for full text]

Employment Opportunity – Nevada County – Attorney I – Criminal Law Temporary – Public Defender’s Office
December 5, 2017 – 11:14 | Comments Off on Employment Opportunity – Nevada County – Attorney I – Criminal Law Temporary – Public Defender’s Office
Employment Opportunity – Nevada County – Attorney I – Criminal Law Temporary – Public Defender’s Office

 

Attorney I-Criminal-Temporary

Definition and Class Characteristics
Under direction, performs a variety of professional legal services in the District Attorney’s or Public Defender’s office involving the prosecution or defense of criminal cases; and performs related work as required.  …[select title for full text]

THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending December 1, 2017
December 1, 2017 – 17:27 | Comments Off on THE WEEK’S CASES: for the week ending December 1, 2017

by Al Menaster, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office.
PROP. 47 AND JOYRIDING
Prop. 47 requires reduction of a grand-theft auto (GTA; PC 487(d)) to a misdemeanor if the stolen car is worth $950 …[select title for full text]