Monthly Archives: November 2017

Littering Is Still A Crime

Littering Is Still A Crime

Many people dismiss littering as no big deal. After all, what does it matter if you throw one disposable cup out of your car window while driving? Well, aside from the fact that no one likes to look at garbage, it is never just one person who thinks like that. Thousands of people think that […]

Distracted Driving In California

Distracted Driving In California

In California, it is illegal to drive while distracted. This of course, means no talking or texting on a cell phone while driving. What many people fail to realize is that this applies to so much more than distractions caused by a cell phone. This law also applies to people who are applying makeup or […]

Vandalism In California

Vandalism In California

Many people know what vandalism is. We hear about it, and see it, all of the time. Vandalism is taken very seriously in California. Getting caught vandalizing someone’s property can land a person in jail with hefty fines. While many people think they know what constitutes as vandalism, there are a few acts which fall […]

Legality Of Recording & Posting Crimes Online

Legality Of Recording & Posting Crimes Online

It is one thing for a bystander to record an incident where a police officer is interacting, physically or peacefully, with another civilian, but it is another thing when a bystander records an incident where one or more other civilians are getting physical with another victim, and there are no authority figures in sight. In […]

California’s Plastic Bag Ban

California’s Plastic Bag Ban

If you are like many other Californians, you are probably still trying to train yourself to bring reusable bags to the store when you get groceries. It has been a bit of a struggle, but admittedly a small one to help the environment. The state of California recently banned stores from using single use plastic […]

Is It A Crime To Witness One & Not Report It?

Is It A Crime To Witness One & Not Report It?

It is a crime to file a false police report, but it is not a crime to witness one, and not report it happen. It might come as a surprise for some people to know that someone is not obligated to report a crime to the police if they have witnessed one or know about […]

Strange Laws From Around The U.S.

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As many people are aware, not every law is a good law. There are some very strange and obscure laws out there. Every single state in the country has some weird law that would make a person wonder why it even exists. Here are a few examples: Whistling while underwater is prohibited in West Virginia. […]

Beware Of Scams In The Modern Age

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In the age of modern technology, it is important to be wary of scams used to gain private information from one of your accounts or devices. This sensitive information can be used to take money from the victim without him or her even knowing. There are several different ways someone can gain access to a […]

If You File A False Report, You Will Go To Jail

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It is a crime to falsely report a crime. That is, you can and will get in trouble with the law if you report a crime but know that it really is not a crime. This is exactly what happened to a Los Angeles woman who, just a few weeks ago, was charged for her […]

About California’s Revenge Porn Law

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Revenge porn is when one person shares sexually explicit images and/or videos of their former intimate partner, typically on the Internet, without their consent. Their motive is to embarrass the former partner, which can lead to further distress. If you keep up with celebrity gossip, this is exactly what Rob Kardashian did recently against his […]