Sex Offenders’ Freedom of Speech

Posted by Seth Chazin | Feb 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court recently heard Packingham v. North Carolina. North Carolina bans registered sex offenders from accessing any social media sites that allow under-18-year-olds to post; these include...

Increase In Homicide Rate

Posted by Seth Chazin | Feb 06, 2017 | 0 Comments

The number of homicides reflects a 10 percent increase over the previous year. The homicide rate in the Bay Area increased 14 percent in 2016. San Jose in particular saw a total of...

Tougher Punishment on Sex Crimes May Unfairly Affect Minorities in California

Posted by Seth Chazin | Feb 03, 2017 | 0 Comments

High-profile sex crime cases, including the case of former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner, have spurred a number of bills now before California Governor, Jerry Brown. Some bills would provide tougher penalties and repercussions against defendants in sex crimes cases, including a bill that would remove the statute of limitations on certain sex crimes.

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