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Less requests made in Kern County from ICE, data shows

Posted by Sara Cooper | Aug 28, 2023 | 0 Comments

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has decreased the number of requests that it has made to the Kern County Sheriff's Office.  On August 22, the annual TRUTH Act forum that is held by the Kern County Board of Supervisors that is hosted to the public about the collaboration between th...

Kaiser Permanente Planning to Vote on Strike Authorization

Posted by Sara Cooper | Aug 25, 2023 | 0 Comments

With over 85,000 workers across the nation, their coalition of unions at Kaiser Permanente clinics and hospitals announced today that they will start the process on August 28th on the voting process amongst all members on whether to authorize a strike, for the purpose of “unfair labor negotiating...

Types of Employment Theft in California, The More You Know

Posted by Sara Cooper | Aug 24, 2023 | 0 Comments

Employee theft is defined as when an employee engages in acts of embezzlement against their employer. Here is everything you need to know about employee theft laws in California. Penal Code 503 in the state of California states that embezzlement is claimed as the improper occupancy of property h...

(PC) Penal Code 647(f) – Public Intoxication

Posted by Sara Cooper | Aug 23, 2023 | 0 Comments

Penal Code 647(f) makes public intoxication or being drunk in public illegal. It is a misdemeanor offense that carries penalties and requires legal representation. Your life can be turned upside down by walking home instead of driving. You can go to jail and pay steep fines if convicted, and you ...

Does a DUI charge affect child custody?

Posted by Sara Cooper | Aug 22, 2023 | 0 Comments

Generally, driving under the influence (DUI) offense will most of the time result into having severe consequences with strict laws applying individually from state to state. It becomes more uncertain when applying those penalties onto the position of the person who is parent and has child custod...

Unlimited Probation Time Causes Recidivism, ACLU Reports

Posted by Sara Cooper | Aug 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

According to the Davis Vanguard, Pennsylvania's high probation percentage is actually driving the mass incarceration problem, according to Elizabeth Randol, legislative director at ACLU of Pennsylvania, who notes the state has the “second highest percentage of its citizens on probation and parole...

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