Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles Criminal Lawyer’

Proposition 36 Gives Inmates Serving Life In Prison A Chance At Reducing Their Sentence

  • November 8, 2012
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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On Tuesday November 6, 2012, almost 70% of California voters supported Proposition 36, which changes how California administers it’s three strikes law.  Under that law, a person convicted of three felonies is sentenced to life in prison.  Proposition 36 changes…

Three Arrested On Suspicion Of Violating Federal Smuggling Laws

  • October 31, 2012
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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According to The Los Angeles Times, three individuals were arrested last night (October 30) in the Palos Vedes Peninsula on suspicion of trying “to smuggle contraband.” A Coast Guard helicopter and two Coast Guard vessels were involved in the events…

Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez, Bail, and the Forfeiture Laws

  • October 23, 2012
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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Los Angeles is known for high-profile celebrities and high-profile criminal prosecutions. Currently, Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez is attracting more than his share of headlines and media attention. Last week, he and a few others were arrested and charged…

How Federal Marijuana Prosecutions Are Different Than California Cases

  • July 30, 2012
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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A recent marijuana seizure off the coast of Southern California is a good example of how federal marijuana cases differ from marijuana prosecutions in California courts.  Most notably, the amount of marijuana seized by the Coast Guard was more than…

Modern Day Debtors Prisons in Los Angeles

  • July 6, 2012
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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As a criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles, I sometimes feel that I live in an alternate reality.  On a weekly basis, I experience things that most well-educated and well-read people are confident don’t exist anymore.  One of those is…

Is Heroin More Dangerous Than Marijuana?

  • June 23, 2012
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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This is one of the questions that Drug Enforcement Agency Administrator Michele Leonhart refused to answer directly when she testified before Congress this week This is hardly a difficult question, especially for anyone who knows anything about how drugs are…

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…

Medicare Fraud Arrests in Los Angeles

  • May 3, 2012
  • Jerod Gunsberg
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The feds are getting serious about Medicare fraud. More than 100 people have been charged in connection a Medicare fraud conspiracy that is alleged to span eight cities. Eight of the suspects are in Los Angeles, including two doctors. According…

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