Monthly Archives: June 2015

Program dies that let juvenile offenders clear their records

An unintended casualty of California’s criminal justice realignment of 2011, which shifted low-level criminals from state to county custody to relieve prison overcrowding… read more

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What to Know About a Probate

Once you die, you have no control over what happens in the world of the living. Or do you? In the modern world, the system of law ensures for the deceased to have ways of controlling his or her asset … Continue reading

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The Relevant Lawyer” helps lawyers prepare for change

Frederic S. Ury, contributor and chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Professionalism, discusses “The Relevant Lawyer… read more

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Canadian Criminal Law Book Set

It takes dozens of thick volumes of leather-bound books to outline the details of a small section of the law. Here, the topic of Canadian criminal law fills the shelf.

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Why You Should Draw a Will

Wills are only for people with a lot of assets. Or are they? Even when you have a small asset or own almost nothing, a will can be a great exit strategy that helps your family and loved ones. Here … Continue reading

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Mental health courts — When research challenges policy and practice

Defendants participating in mental health courts have lower rates of recidivism and spend fewer days incarcerated than similar people whose cases are handled by traditional courts… read more

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Blindsided

This kind of accident can happen for a variety of reasons, from attempting a turn in the dark and missing a vehicle without its lights on to an obstructed view caused by traffic and pedestrians.

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