What is a Misdemeanor in California and What Are Some Possible Defenses?
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What is a Misdemeanor in California and What Are Some Possible Defenses?

Michelle Patrick
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22 November, 2021
We all know that people who break the law are committing a crime. Some crimes are more serious than others. Getting a speeding ticket is a less serious offense than attacking someone with a knife. Understanding how crimes are categorized and knowing your right...

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Celebrate Juneteenth By Doing These Things

Celebrate Juneteenth By Doing These Things

Stephanie Cortes | 23 November, 2020

Today is Juneteenth, a day that celebrates the official end of slavery in the United States. But obviously, we still have a long way to go when it comes to racial equa...

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Legal Meet-Up Profile: Bradley Bailyn

Legal Meet-Up Profile: Bradley Bailyn

Sona Sulakian | 23 November, 2020

In less than a week, LawChamps will host a free Legal Meet-Up, specifically about real estate legal issues. We will bring together a wide variety of attorneys to answe...

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The Importance of LGBTQ Representation in Law

The Importance of LGBTQ Representation in Law

Romario Conrado | 23 November, 2020

Image by: Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images On June 15th, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 6-3 decision that a 1964 civil rights law protects LGBTQ ...

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Legal Meet-Up Attorney Profile: Jennifer McGlone

Legal Meet-Up Attorney Profile: Jennifer McGlone

Monzerrath Ortiz | 23 November, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, LawChamps began hosting monthly virtual Legal Meet-Ups to help people get advice from real lawyers on pressing legal topics. The Mee...

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A Short History of Carotid Restraint Holds

A Short History of Carotid Restraint Holds

Cassidy Chansirik | 23 November, 2020

When Derek Chauvin kneeled on George Floyd's neck, he rendered him unconscious and killed him.  That technique is called a carotid restraint hold, and police ...

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From Assignment to Force Majeure to Zoning: An A to Z Guide to Landlord-Tenant Legal Terms

From Assignment to Force Majeure to Zoning: An A to Z G...

Victoria Pappas | 23 November, 2020

On Friday, June 26th, LawChamps is hosting a free legal meet-up. A panel of lawyers will answer your questions about landlord-tenant law. You can sign up and submit quest...

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