Month: January 2020

San Francisco Getting Rid of Cash Bail?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]San Francisco’s District Attorney made a hallmark decision to end the cash bail system for the entire city.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]In an effort to increase public safety, save taxpayers’ money, and demonstrate social justice, the San Francisco Attorney General Chesa Boudin ordered the city prosecutors to end requests for cash bail. California had already signed a bill into …

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Las Vegas Adds Another Controversial Law Labelled as “Anti-Homeless”

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Las Vegas recently added a street cleaning law that penalized anyone who physically obstructs cleaners[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Las Vegas has been in the news quite often over the last few months for a controversial law that made it illegal to sleep on the street while shelter beds are available. Supporters claimed it was pushing the homeless to new …

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Prescott Homeowners’ Association Forces Orphaned Teen Out of Grandparents’ Home

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A recently orphaned 15 year-old teenager in Prescott is being forced out of his grandparents’ home by their HOA because of age restrictions.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]In Prescott, AZ, a teen who lost his parents a year ago has been staying with his grandparents ever since. Their home is in a community that has a 19+ age requirement, of …

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Maricopa County’s Diversion Program Eliminates Participation Fee

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Maricopa County aims to keep nonviolent first-time offenders out of prison with waiving their diversion program’s entry fee[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]In the past, if you were a first time offender with a drug-related or non-violent crime, you could get out of prison time (depending on your case) by taking an expensive diversion program. The entry fee for one …

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Nevada Re-Analyzes THC Blood Level Limit for Drivers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Nevada state lawmakers are coming together to create a better system of regulating drivers under the influence of marijuana.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][vc_column_text]Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) is the measurement used for law enforcement and the medical field to determine how inebriated you are. BAC is pretty good indicator for impairment for everyone across the board. For marijuana, however, the …

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