A 105-year-to-life sentence cannot stand because standard jury instructions asked jurors to determine whether, based on his prior sex offense conviction, the defendant had a propensity
A Monterey man charged with possession of a firearm for his third felony is eligible for resentencing, California’s Sixth District Court of Appeals ruled last
The government asked a federal judge to sentence corrupt San Francisco cop Ian Furminger to the max Friday, calling his conduct “reprehensible – ranging from
Two federal appeals judges questioned the long prison sentenced handed down to otherwise law abiding citizens convicted of possessing child pornography. In a 9th U.S.
The Norton brothers ran one of the most successful medical marijuana dispensaries in Northern California until 2007, hauling in $56 million in three years, then
Mandatory minimum sentencing law doesn’t do the intended job of eliminating disparities in sentences for similar crimes but it has done one thing – increased