Monthly Archives: February 2011

Minorities More Likely To Be Stopped For Drug Possession

A new study reports that a criminal arrest for drug possession might have just as much to do with one’s race as it does with potential illegal activity. According to a report by the New York Civil Liberties Union and Harry … Continue reading

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Popular Hermosa Beach Bar Alleges Police Target Business

The popular nightspot, Sharkeez, has alleged that the police are targeting the club for DUI drivers.  According to a news source, the owner has gone on record with his complaints.   According to one report, the bar has the highest rate of … Continue reading

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The Impact of Social Media on Jury Trials

Recently, a judge in northern California ordered a juror to turn over posts he made to his Facebook site during the criminal trial of alleged gang members.  The defense alleged the juror engaged in unlawful communications during the trial.  This is but … Continue reading

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DUI Checkpoints Slated For Superbowl Weekend

Police in the South Bay and Torrance plan Super Bowl DUI patrols and sobriety checkpoints in Los Angeles County. Police in Los Angeles County will deploy special roving patrols in several communities during Super Bowl weekend to stop and arrest DUI … Continue reading

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