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Matthew Izzi

How Will California’s Decision on the Death Penalty Affect Capital Punishment Nationwide?

In a recent decision, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned California’s death penalty. For the rest of the nation, a decision deeming California’s specific death penalty unconstitutional may not initially seem like big news. However, seeing as California had … Continue reading

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Matthew Izzi

New California Legislative Bills That Affect the Legal Community

This past month has seen many amendments and changes to California’s laws. While changes in the legislature are nothing new, many of the recent changes mark rather interesting and significant departures from existing laws. Some of the More Significant Changes: … Continue reading

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Jason Cheung

Qualifying For California’s Medical Marijuana Defense

Marijuana is a harmless substance. Marijuana, in fact, demonstrates anti-cancer properties, making marijuana healthier than other legal drugs, like tobacco.  Although the state of California continues to prosecute innocent people who use, possess, grow, or transport marijuana, the citizens of … Continue reading

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