Posts Tagged ‘felony’

Arrested for Sending Marijuana Through the Mail in California?

Arrested for Sending Marijuana Through the Mail in California?

  • July 24, 2014
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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OK, so I get that it sure seems like marijuana is legal in California. There’s dispensaries all over the place. Doctor’s recommendations which can get you into a dispensary are inexpensive and easy to come by and if you get…

Getting Your Gun Rights Back After A Felony

  • May 30, 2012
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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As a Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer, I know that federal law makes it very difficult for a convicted felon to possess or use a fireman. That’s what former Congressman Randy “Duke” Cunningham found out the hard way. Mr. Cunningham…

Your Kid Got Arrested For a Schoolyard Fight, Now What?

  • November 15, 2011
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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One of the toughest things I see as juvenile defense attorney is kids getting arrested and charged with felonies for things that could be resolved in school.  For example:  A kid gets in a schoolyard fight, the school dean overreacts…

County Jail Felony Sentence is Not Probation

  • October 23, 2011
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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There are many questions about California’s criminal justice realignment plan.  The cornerstone of this plan is the restructuring of California’s sentencing laws.  As of October 1, 2011, most “non-strike” offenses will be served in county jail rather than state prison….

Johannes Mehserle Sentence in Oscar Grant Shooting Explained

  • November 7, 2010
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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If you are reading this, you are likely aware that Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Robert Perry sentenced former BART police officer Johannes Meshserle to two years in a California state prison for the killing of Oscar Grant on an Oakland…

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