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Assaf Gilead

New Bill Proposes Legalization Of Psychedelics In California

San Francisco State Senator Scott Weiner has authored and proposed a bill that would decriminalize the personal use and possession of psychedelic substances. The bill points to the therapeutic benefits of the drugs and is seen as a step toward the decriminalization of all illicit drugs.

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Dec 30, 2020
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Assaf Gilead

New York State Governor Repeals Arbitrary “Walking While Trans” Ban

After decades of injustice and fear, Governor Cuomo has signed the legislation to repeal the law known as the “Walking While Trans’ ban. Since the 1970s, transgender women in the State of New York have lived in worry of walking down the street and being arrested.

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Dec 30, 2020
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AJ Gilead

California Reforms Criminal Sentencing And Eases Penalties

Numerous new laws have come into effect in the state of California, with the aim of easing criminal penalties. These laws will affect everything from driving to decreased sentencing to juvenile prosecution.

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Jan 26, 2021
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Assaf Gilead

New LA County DA Issues Major Enforcement Reforms

Los Angeles County’s new District Attorney, George Gascón, has introduced a series of reforms to the county’s legal system. These include getting rid of the death sentence, ending sentencing enhancements, abolishing money bail, reviewing Use of Force cases, and stopping the sentencing of juveniles as adults, along with a change in misdemeanor prosecutions.

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Dec 30, 2020

The Marble Team

What Is The Cost of Hiring A Criminal Defense Lawyer?

Considering the perils of a criminal case, hiring a lawyer is highly recommended. However, there are many factors to consider when assessing the overall costs of a criminal case.

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Dec 30, 2020
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Assaf Gilead

California Passes The Racial Justice Act In The Ongoing Fight Against Racial Bias

The new California Racial Justice Act that comes into effect this month makes it possible for defendants to challenge their trial if they believe racial bias is involved. See how racial bias can be proved in court.

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Dec 30, 2020
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Lauri Mckenna

Understanding a DUI DMV Hearing & How to Handle it

To avoid losing your driving privileges, you may want to follow these suggested steps in approaching your DMV hearing.

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Oct 29, 2019
6 Min

Jose Lopez

The Role of the Prosecution in a Criminal Proceeding

The prosecution's role in the criminal process requires sound discretion and balanced judgment. Learn more about the role of the prosecutor.

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Sep 7, 2020
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Stephanie Darrell

Drug Offenses in California

The law considers some drug offenses worse than others, and depending on individual circumstances, including the existence of prior offenses, drug crimes have serious consequences. Learn more.

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Oct 29, 2019
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Chantal Tanner

Understanding the DMV Hearing and Your Legal Rights

Find out what you need to know about a DMV Hearing and your legal rights.

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Oct 29, 2019
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Stephanie Darrell

The Difference Between Civil and Criminal Law

Civil and criminal law differ in many ways, including their aim, who initiates the case, the legal procedures, punishments, and standards of proof.

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Oct 29, 2019
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Lauri Mckenna

Felony vs Misdemeanor - What's the Difference?

Crimes are classified as either misdemeanors or felonies, depending on their seriousness. Learn more.

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Oct 29, 2019
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Erik Lanter

Understanding the Crime of Aiding & Abetting or Being an Accessory

If you assist another person to commit a crime this may be considered aiding, abetting or being an accessory. Learn more in this article.

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Oct 29, 2019
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Did California place an illegal ban on singing?

California has banned singing and chanting in places of worship, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to worsen.

Chantal Tanner

A Safe Way to Get Legal Services

Choose a legal service that promotes non-traditional methods for doing business.

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Oct 29, 2019
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The Marble Team

Drive Safe this Fourth of July Weekend

Every holiday weekend, there's a peak in car crashes and deaths involving DUIs. Keep yourself safe, wear a seatbelt and drive sober.

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Dec 30, 2020

Chantal Tanner

What is the Actual Cost of a DUI Charge?

DUI arrest comes with many unexpected financial expenses. Find out more.

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Oct 29, 2019
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Lauri Mckenna

Easy Solutions to Your Legal Problems

In today's world, it seems you can do anything via technology— that is except for the law. Marble is changing that!

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Oct 29, 2019
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