Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles Juvenile Defense Attorney’

Should My Child Talk to the Police?

Jerod Gunsberg, Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

The bottom line is this: If your child is being questioned about being involved in a crime, he or she should not talk to the police without first consulting a qualified juvenile defense attorney.

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Giving Adderall to Poor Children Who Don’t Have ADHD

Jerod Gunsberg, Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

Adderall is a prescription drug that the FDA approved to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).  According to a recent New York Times article, Attention Disorder or Not, Pills to Help in School,certain doctors are taking it upon themselves to…

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School Officials Believe Rosary Beads Are Gang Symbol

Jerod Gunsberg, Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

A guest blogger, criminal defense attorney Andrew Bouvier-Brown, comes to us this week with his take on a bizarre incident in which a Colorado high school student had his rosary beads confiscated by school authorities. Why? They believed that the rosary,…

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Brain Scan Evidence Impacts Sentences Received by Juveniles

Jerod Gunsberg, Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

A groundbreaking study published by the journal Science shows that judges are likely to be influenced by the results of brain scans that are introduced into evidence. The brain scan evidence was introduced as part of a hypothetical case that…

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California’s Ban on Synthetic Marijuana

Jerod Gunsberg, Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

This is not your parents’ marijuana or the marijuana you might have encountered when you were a teenager. In the last several years, a new designer drug has become available, much of it used by juveniles—synthetic marijuana. Unlike old-fashioned, naturally…

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Teacher and Four Fontana Students Arrested For Hazing

Jerod Gunsberg, Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

A teacher and four students in Fontana, about 50 miles east of Los Angeles, were arrested for what the media is describing as a “hazing” incident. The teacher is accused of having four of his students assault other students as…

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Adderall Abuse By Academically Ambitious Juveniles

Jerod Gunsberg, Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

The New York Times recently published a lengthy advertisement for the amphetamine, Adderall.  Technically, it wasn’t supposed to be a commercial.  It was a feature story entitled, “Risky Rise of the Good Grade Pill.”  But the manufacturer of Adderall would…

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