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Attorney Nicholas Rosenberg Gets Client New Murder Trial After 5 Years In Prison

Published July 8, 2016 News, Uncategorized Comments
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Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2016 1:10 am from the Imperial Valley Press by Julio Morales A county Superior Court judge on Monday granted a motion for a new trial for Floyd Lavender III and Michael Gaines, both of whom were convicted in 2010 of the 2003 murder of Palm Desert teenager Courtney Bowser. In […]

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How does a “gang enhancement” applied to a misdemeanor work under Penal Code Section 186.22(d)?

Published June 7, 2016 News Comments
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  How does a “gang enhancement” applied to a misdemeanor work under Penal Code Section 186.22(d)? I. IT IS AN ALTERNATE PENALTY PROVISION Penal Code Section 186.22(d) is not a substantive offense, nor a sentencing enhancement, but is an alternate penalty provision which gives the Judge the discretion to treat the offense as a misdemeanor […]

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New Sentences as Misdemeanors Under Proposition 47

Published November 15, 2014 Criminal Procedure, Featured, News Comments
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Proposition 47 takes effect November 4, 2014 and changes sentences for low-level nonviolent crimes such as simple drug possession and petty theft from felonies (or wobblers) to straight misdemeanors. The provisions of Proposition 47 are fully retroactive, setting forth a mechanism for relief for defendants who are either currently serving sentences or have already completed their sentences. Crimes affected by Prop. 47 […]

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Legal Commentary on Fox News about Alleged Stalker of Selena Gomez

Published February 7, 2014 Featured, News Comments
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