High-speed car chases happen all over the country, yet whenever people hear about a high-speed chase, they automatically assume it took place in California. That’s because California, and more specifically, Los Angeles, is considered the Car Chase Capital of the World. There are a few reasons...

California lawmakers have little patience for vandalism. The exact law dealing with the issue is Penal Code 594 PC which defines vandalism and vandals as: “Every person who maliciously commits any of the following acts with respect to any real or personal property not his or...

Resisting arrest is one of those strange charges that people often think is unfair, in large part because it’s a discretionary charge that can make the police appear inconsistent. What is Resisting Arrest? If you think that bolting and running when the police pull out the handcuffs...

California lawmakers consider the act of using a threat or force to compel someone into giving you something, usually money or property, that they’d prefer to keep for themselves. In California, extortion and blackmail are considered the same thing. In California, extortion is considered an extreme...

Kids are finally starting to return to school in California which means it’s time for drivers to reacquaint themselves with school zone traffic laws. It’s extremely important that you not only know that the laws exist but also the consequences of breaking the school zone...

Streaking is one of those things that happens sometimes. It most commonly takes place at sporting events, but will sometimes also happen at political rallies, school graduations, and even completely randomly. Streaking involves someone stripping off their clothing and, usually running, past a group of people....