"Dining and dashing." "Eating and beating." The practice of ordering up a tasty meal at a restaurant and then running out on the check carries many different labels. The one prosecutors in California have been known to assign to it is criminal.
Dabs, BHO and wax, hashish and shatter are just some names for concentrated cannabis. These are the extracted resin from the cannabis plant and can be inhaled many ways including vaping.
We have all experienced unwanted phone calls telling us that our credit cards have been compromised or that we qualify for a “free cruise” or other perk. But there are some local businesses that still call potential clients to sell services such as auto glass repair or carpet cleaning. How can we tell the difference between an authentic call and a scam?
Money laundering, also known as "dirty money" is the act of taking illegally received money and putting it through a system to make it appear legitimate. That money is then used to for very legitimate things such as to buy things, take trips, run a business or even put the kids through college.
No one wants to be pulled over for suspected drunk driving. Once you are arrested California law is fairly strict as to what you as a driver must comply with. But as with every rule, there are exceptions.
If you have ever been busted for pot possession or driving under its influence, the police probably asked you to give a urine sample.
It has been said that with every stereotype there comes a grain of truth. We have all watched House- the pain addled brilliant doctor who is also a closet addict. Or Nurse Jackie- the saintly nurse who when not doing the right thing is popping pills she gets from the hospital pharmacist- for a small favor.
We all agree that ending domestic violence would be a good thing. We have all seen startling statistics. Maybe we even know someone who has been involved in domestic violence. While stopping domestic violence is the goal, we also must ensure that everybody's rights are protected and that due process takes place. This means that someone accused of domestic violence is presumed innocent unless proven otherwise in a court of law.
Have you ever walked out of a store and realized you had something on the bottom of your cart you didn’t pay for? Have you ever not returned a library book?
Imagine these three scenarios. Which one is forgery?