Navigating a lawsuit in Los Angeles

For many people, being party to almost any kind of lawsuit can be an intimidating experience. The whole process –– going to court, standing in front of a judge, awaiting a sentencing –– can be daunting from beginning to end. Now imagine that you are trying to navigate...

When Law & Order: SVU Comes to Life

Sometimes what happens on television is very much real. Take the popular show Law& Order: Special Victims Unit. Many people in real life have suffered similar crimes and fates. Unfortunately, most victims don’t have an Olivia Bensons or Elliot Stabler fighting for...

Victims’ Rights in California

As of right now, the federal rights victims of violent crime can enjoy are relatively limited. Instead, it is up to the individual states that make up our nation to expand on them and guarantee more protections for those who suffer at the hands of criminals. If you’re...

Learn about Marsy’s Law in California

About 40 years ago, Marsy Nicholas, a student at UC Santa Barbara, was stalked and murdered by her ex-boyfriend. One week later, the alleged murderer was released on bail and back in the community, where he ran into Marsy’s mom. Their encounter was unfortunately not...