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May 2018 Archives

Sex crimes: California psychologist facing rape charge

Some female military members have accused a clinical psychologist of raping them while they were in counseling for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Ironically, they sought therapy because they said they were the victims of sex crimes. The 41-year-old man has been charged with three counts of felony sexual assault for allegedly raping these patients between 2014 and 2015 at a California air base. He has pleaded not guilty to all charges.

New law to limit immigration status questions in criminal defense

State representatives often look for ways to refine the legal system and make it as fair as possible. Recently, California lawmakers approved a bill that would limit the revelation of a person's immigration status in open court. They hope the bill will encourage people to testify regardless of their immigration status, as well as keeping juries focused on the relevant issues in a criminal defense case.

The unfair advantage of a spouse who falsely claims abuse

One of the most devastating moments in your turbulent marriage may have occurred when the police arrived at your door following a particularly heated argument with your spouse. Perhaps the neighbors called after hearing the commotion, or your spouse made the call. In either case, you ended up in handcuffs facing charges of domestic abuse.

California doctor faces drug charges in alleged pill mill

The responsibility of a doctor is great and so are the consequences for abusing that responsibility. One physician based in California has been accused of abusing her position to distribute drugs in an unauthorized manner. The woman faces felony drug charges in the wake of an investigation into her office, which some say was involved in distributing opioid narcotics without following medical protocols. In addition to criminal penalties, she could also lose her medical license. 

Man charged with drunk driving in California after accident

A recent collision between a car and a train resulted in the arrest of one man. Two other people were injured. The man, a native American tribal official, was charged with drunk driving. His two teen sons were the injured parties in the California incident. 

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