California Penal Code

Penal Code 186.22 PC – California “Gang Sentencing” Enhancement

By Spodek Law Group | July 14, 2021

Penal Code 186.22 PC – California “Gang Sentencing” Enhancement The Penal Code 186.22 PC is the California law that makes it a crime to actively participate in a criminal street gang. The law essentially makes gang activity an offense in itself, and also a sentencing enhancement that adds additional prison time for crimes committed in support...

California Penal Code

By Spodek Law Group | July 9, 2021

PC 1000 California Drug Diversion Program PC 12022 – Being Armed with a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony PC 12022 – Being Armed with a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony PC 485 – Theft of Lost Property Penal Code “995 Motions” in California Penal Code 1050...

California Open Carry Laws

By Spodek Law Group | July 2, 2021

The statute in the state of California that makes it a criminal offense to openly carry an unloaded firearm in a public area is Penal Code 26350 PC.  In effect, this section does away with what previously had been a limited “open carry” law in California.  Before 2012, anyone legally...

California Dogfighting Laws Penal Code 597.5 PC

By Spodek Law Group | July 2, 2021

[caption id="attachment_87474" align="alignnone" width="1000"]  [/caption] California legislators take dogfighting seriously.  It’s importance is evident in the fact that they chose to make it a separate crime, instead simply dealing with it under existing animal cruelty laws. Penal Code 597.5 PC, California’s dogfighting law, outlines criminal penalties for any of the...

Aggravated Kidnapping Penal Code 209 PC

By Spodek Law Group | July 2, 2021

Pursuant to California Penal Code 209 PC, aggravated kidnapping involves taking a person for ransom or a reward or to commit another criminal act, like robbery or rape.  Aggravated kidnapping is a much more weighty charge than ordinary kidnapping under Penal Code 207.  It carries life sentence in prison.  ...

California Criminal Convictions and Pharmacist Discipline

By Spodek Law Group | June 22, 2021

California Criminal Convictions and Pharmacist Discipline In California pharmacists and pharmacy technicians face discipline by the Board of Pharmacy — including license revocation — after getting certain types of criminal convictions. The Board also has the authority to withhold licenses from applicants who have been convicted of a crime in...

California Criminal Arrests, Convictions and Doctor Discipline

By Spodek Law Group | June 22, 2021

California Criminal Arrests, Convictions and Doctor Discipline At What Point Can the Medical Board Suspend Your License? If you have ever been charged with a drug or sex offense, you’ll quickly discover that the legal and medical worlds can intersect in an unsavory way. Criminal arrests or convictions can negatively...

7 Keys to Hiring the Best FBI Consultant

By Spodek Law Group | November 2, 2020

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is an elite government law investigative and enforcement agency investigating federal crimes involving individuals, professional, and business entities. The FBI works to protect national security by collecting highly detailed evidence, analyzing, interviewing, and questioning suspects to build strong criminal and civil prosecution cases. If...

California Penal Code Section 118 PC: Perjury

By Spodek Law Group | May 12, 2018

Unveiling the Crime of Perjury in California: Understanding Penal Code 118 Knowingly Lying Under Oath: A Serious Offense Perjury, as described in California Penal Code 118 PC, is the act of intentionally providing false testimony while under oath, which is considered a felony offense that can lead to up to...

California Penal Code 647(b)

By Spodek Law Group | August 19, 2016

Prostitution has been around as long as there have been civilization, and while this act is referred to as the “oldest profession,” prosecutors aggressively target this as a criminal act. In the most basic sense, prostitution is defined as any engagement in which sexual favors are given in return for...

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