Tag Archives: Crimes

Battery

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Battery

California Battery

This section covers California-specific basic information on battery and related topics. Many of California's laws on battery are similar to those of other U.S. states, with some differences (in some cases, minor differences). California battery laws on battery are created and revised by the actions of lawmakers and the courts. Use the cross-references and topics below to learn more about California statutes and laws on battery, which is a basic matter in California law.

Assault and Battery in relation to Criminal Law & Procedure

This section analizes the legal issue of assault and battery in this context, and provides information on its relation with Particular Crimes and Offenses

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Distribution

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Distribution

California Distribution

This section covers California-specific basic information on distribution and related topics. Many of California's laws on distribution are similar to those of other U.S. states, with some differences (in some cases, minor differences). California distribution laws on distribution are created and revised by the actions of lawmakers and the courts. Use the cross-references and topics below to learn more about California statutes and laws on distribution, which is a basic matter in California law.

Distribution in relation to Probate, Estates and Trusts

This section analizes the legal issue of distribution in this context, and provides information on its relation with Administration of Estates

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Stalking

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Stalking

Welcome to the California legal encyclopedia's introductory entry covering the stalking laws of California, with explanations of the various implications of stalking in California and the criminal statutes enforced in California in connexion with stalking. This introductory entry covers case law related to stalking in California, the legal approach on stalking in the United States and related topics.

California criminal laws on stalking identify unlawful conduct related to stalking that is made punishable by sanctions, such as imprisonment and/or fines. The information below provides an California-specific general overview of the legal regime of stalking in California.

Welcome to California's stalking laws introductory entry, with information on this family-related topic. In this introductory entry, the legal requirements and effects of stalking in California is addressed; cross-references to other stalking-related resources are provided; plus additional information and details about how courts determine stalking cases affecting California residents.

The sections and subsections below provide California-specific information on stalking's legal regime in California, including an overview of related California stalking statutes and regulations and resources.

Stalking

Welcome to the California legal encyclopedia's introductory part covering the stalking laws of California, with explanations of the various implications of stalking in California and the statutes enforced in California in connexion with stalking. This introductory section covers case law related to stalking in California, the legal approach on stalking in the United States and related topics. The information below provides an California-specific general overview of the legal regime of stalking in California.

Stalking in relation to Criminal Law & Procedure

This section analizes the legal issue of stalking in this context, and provides information on its relation with Particular Crimes and Offenses.

Stalking

Welcome to the California legal encyclopedia's introductory part covering the stalking laws of California, with explanations of the various implications of stalking in California and the statutes enforced in California in connexion with stalking. This introductory section covers case law related to stalking in California, the legal approach on stalking in the United States and related topics. The information below provides an California-specific general overview of the legal regime of stalking in California.

Stalking in relation to Criminal Law & Procedure

This section analizes the legal issue of stalking in this context, and provides information on its relation with Particular Crimes and Offenses.

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Abandonment

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Abandonment

California Abandonment

This section covers California-specific basic information on abandonment and related topics. Many of California's laws on abandonment are similar to those of other U.S. states, with some differences (in some cases, minor differences). California abandonment laws on abandonment are created and revised by the actions of lawmakers and the courts. Use the cross-references and topics below to learn more about California statutes and laws on abandonment, which is a basic matter in California law.

Abandonment in relation to Criminal Law & Procedure

This section analizes the legal issue of abandonment in this context, and provides information on its relation with Particular Crimes and Offenses

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Racketeering

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Racketeering

Welcome to the California legal encyclopedia's introductory entry covering the racketeering and rico laws of California, with explanations of the various implications of racketeering and rico in California and the criminal statutes enforced in California in connexion with racketeering and rico. This introductory entry covers case law related to racketeering and rico in California, the legal approach on racketeering and rico in the United States and related topics.

California criminal laws on racketeering and rico identify unlawful conduct related to racketeering and rico that is made punishable by sanctions, such as imprisonment and/or fines. The information below provides an California-specific general overview of the legal regime of racketeering and rico in California.

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Sexual Assault

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Sexual Assault

California Sexual Assault Laws

A summary of California sexual assault (or rape) laws (which prohibit the commission of sexual acts against an unwilling partner, often through force or threat of force) and the concept of “sexual battery,” which is elevated to the more-serious charge of “rape” when it leads to non-consensual intercourse.

Welcome to the California legal encyclopedia's introductory entry covering the sexual assault laws of California, with explanations of the various implications of sexual assault in California and the criminal statutes enforced in California in connexion with sexual assault. This introductory entry covers case law related to sexual assault in California, the legal approach on sexual assault in the United States and related topics.

California criminal laws on sexual assault identify unlawful conduct related to sexual assault that is made punishable by sanctions, such as imprisonment and/or fines. The information below provides an California-specific general overview of the legal regime of sexual assault in California.

Domestic violence in California can include physical violence and sexual assault (which are crimes that can be prosecuted), intimidation, and emotional abuse. In the workplace, sexual harassment may happen when an employer conveys to an employee that he or she will base an employment decision, in California. In some jurisdictions, kidnapping accompanied by bodily injury, sexual assault, or a demand for ransom elevates the crime to first-degree.

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Criminal

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Criminal

Welcome to Lawi’s introductory entry covering the criminal laws of California, with information on the various criminal statutes enforced in California. This introductory entry covers a wide variety of crimes in California, including violent crimes such as murder, child abuse, kidnapping, extortion, California prohibitions on white-collar crimes such as identity theft and the perpetration of pyramid schemes; and sexual assault taking place in California. Of course, there are legal treatment of more commonly committed crimes such as DUI and credit card fraud.

California’ criminal statutes identify a wide range of conduct (that is made punishable by sanctions like imprisonment, fines and other sanctions or punishments) considered illegal, such as theft or murder. While many of its criminal laws and sanctions in California are similar to those of other states, California has some unique issues.

Browse California Criminal Law Topics

The cross-references below provide California-specific information on statutes on a wide range of crimes in California, with select overviews, penalty ranges, and resources. Choose a link below to learn more about California’s criminal laws.

California Drug Crimes

This text offers explanations on a wide range of drug crimes and drug issues in California, including marijuana laws, drug cultivation, cocaine laws and drug possession.

California Domestic Violence Laws

Domestic violence offenses covers legal grounds for charging defendants with the crime in California, information for victims, penalties and sentences for offenders in California, and related topics. An Overview of California domestic violence laws can include crimes such as assault, stalking, menacing, sexual misconduct or abuse, and strangulation and cross references to related information. Victims of domestic violence may bring civil charges in family court, criminal charges in criminal court, or simultaneous actions in both courts.

California Child Abuse Laws

Summary of California’s child abuse legal regime, including a statutory definition of the offense, child abuse prevention issues, a list of those considered mandatory reporters, and other related topics.

California DUI Laws

General overview on California’s DUI laws, which restrict driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs, with summaries of crime classifications and possible sentences.

California First-Degree Murder Laws

Explanations of California first-degree murder law, an extremely serious crime felony, punishable by though judicial decisions in California (see also felony murder).

California Identity Theft Laws

An overview of California’s various laws and regulations handling the crime of identity theft in California, in which an individual’s personal identifying information is used to secure credit or purchase goods.

California Assault and Battery Laws

General overview of assault and battery law under California statutes. Criminal assault is the intentional physical injury and threat of violence and criminal battery on another person. Factors such as the seriousness of the injury, the use of deadly weapons, and the mental culpability of the defendant determine the degree of the offense.

California Sexual Assault Laws

A summary of California sexual assault (or rape) laws (which prohibit the commission of sexual acts against an unwilling partner, often through force or threat of force) and the concept of “sexual battery,” which is elevated to the more-serious charge of “rape” when it leads to non-consensual intercourse.

Particular Crimes and Offenses

Welcome to the California legal encyclopedia's introductory part covering the particular crimes and offenses laws of California, with explanations of the various implications of particular crimes and offenses in California and the statutes enforced in California in connexion with particular crimes and offenses. This introductory section covers case law related to particular crimes and offenses in California, the legal approach on particular crimes and offenses in the United States and related topics. The information below provides an California-specific general overview of the legal regime of particular crimes and offenses in California.

Particular Crimes and Offenses in relation to Criminal Law & Procedure

This section analizes the legal issue of particular crimes and offenses in this context, and provides information on its relation with Particular Crimes and Offenses.

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Sexual Activity

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Sexual Activity

Welcome to the California legal encyclopedia's introductory entry covering the prohibited consensual sexual activity laws of California, with explanations of the various implications of prohibited consensual sexual activity in California and the criminal statutes enforced in California in connexion with prohibited consensual sexual activity. This introductory entry covers case law related to prohibited consensual sexual activity in California, the legal approach on prohibited consensual sexual activity in the United States and related topics.

California criminal laws on prohibited consensual sexual activity identify unlawful conduct related to prohibited consensual sexual activity that is made punishable by sanctions, such as imprisonment and/or fines. The information below provides an California-specific general overview of the legal regime of prohibited consensual sexual activity in California.

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Constables

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Constables

California Constables

This section covers California-specific basic information on constables and related topics. Many of California's laws on constables are similar to those of other U.S. states, with some differences (in some cases, minor differences). California constables laws on constables are created and revised by the actions of lawmakers and the courts. Use the cross-references and topics below to learn more about California statutes and laws on constables, which is a basic matter in California law.

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