The Los Angeles Criminal Law Blog

March 2014 Archives

Who Can Be Busted for Gang Crimes in California?

California has several criminal laws in place to combat gang violence and activities.

According to CNN, Southern California is one of the areas in the country with the largest number of gang members.

Under California laws, there are several ways for people to get busted for gang crimes, even if you aren't a gang member.

Calif. Attorney General to Fight Concealed Firearm Ruling

Attorney General Kamala Harris plans to appeal the Ninth Circuit's ruling that requires counties to grant law-abiding residents permits to carry concealed weapons.

If the federal appellate court's decision isn't overturned, then sheriffs in California may be obligated to issue concealed weapon permits simply because the applicant requests it, according to the Bay Area News Group.

What will the attorney general's appeal likely discuss? And what are the current concealed gun laws in California?