Monthly Archives: October 2015

What Is A Brady Violation?

A Brady violation is when the District Attorney does not disclose or, in worst cases, hides material exculpatory evidence in a criminal case. To prove a Brady violation, the defense must show that the withheld evidence is material. Evidence is … Continue reading

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When Does A Police Sting Operation Become Entrapment?

Entrapment is neither an immunity from arrest nor a bar to prosecution; instead it is a defense that may be asserted by a defendant at trial, and which he has the burden of proving to the jury by a preponderance … Continue reading

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Torrance Criminal Defense Attorney Announces Deal With SpaceX Employees

Hawthorne Criminal Defense Attorney Matthew Ruff is now offering SpaceX employees legal representation at a group discount. ┬áServices include DUI, Public Intoxication, Domestic Violence and all other misdemeanors and felony cases as well as DMV hearings for all drivers license … Continue reading

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What Is An Accomplice In A Criminal Case?

The criminal laws define certain words which often differ with a laymens definition. In California a accomplice is often charged with others in criminal prosecutions. As a Torrance Criminal Defense Attorney I have represented many people charged as an accomplice, … Continue reading

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