Recent Posts in Assault & Battery

  • 5-Aug-2016

    Exoneration of the Day - 19 Year Old Arrested for Sexual Assault - Charges Dismissed

    A 19-year-old man was arrested in Montana on charges of sexually assaulting his 18-year-old former girlfriend (who was autistic) with a bundle of colored pencils, followed by rape. The man claimed the ex-girlfriend made up the charges out of revenge. ...
  • 28-Jun-2016

    Exoneration of the Day - Teen Wrongly Convicted Proved Innocent

    A California teenager was arrested for assaulting a police officer following a fireworks show in 2003. The case was unique because the arresting officer was also the complaining witness during the trial process. Due to the youth’s age, the ...
  • 16-Jun-2016

    Exoneration of the Day - Innocent Couple Charged with Assault and Obstruction by Police

    Exoneration of the Day - Innocent Couple Framed for Assault on Police Officers and Obstruction of Justice Our justice system relies on police officers to gather the evidence necessary to convict criminals of breaking the law; it relies on prosecutors ...
  • 10-Jun-2016

    Exoneration of the Day - Man Wrongly Accused Serves 35 Years

    Happy Friday everyone, our latest exoneration of the day whereby someone was wrongly convicted for 35 years for a crime he did not commit. Freedom is priceless but inadequately protecting that freedom can be costlier than any amount of attorney fees. ...
  • 5-May-2016

    Why Police Interviews Should be Recorded

    The police are human beings just like the rest of us. As such, they are prone to make mistakes or even cover up mistakes during interviews of suspects. Recordings of police incidents involving an arrest of a suspect often tell a different story than ...
  • 26-Apr-2013

    California Hazing Codes

    California Hazing Codes Participating in a hazing crime in California is considered a serious offense. You could be charged with a misdemeanor hazing offense or a felony hazing offense depending on the circumstances surrounding the crime and whether ...
  • 7-Mar-2013

    Defendants in FAMU 2011 Hazing Death Case Now Facing Stricter Manslaughter Charges

    Defendants in FAMU 2011 Hazing Death Case Now Facing Stricter Manslaughter Charges Stiffer charges of manslaughter have now been filed by the new prosecutor against the 13 defendants accused of participating in the 2011 death of 26 year old Florida A ...
  • 18-Nov-2010

    Assault & Battery Charges are Taken Serious in California

    Assault and battery charges are taken serious in California. California Penal Code 240 defines assault as "an unlawful attempt, coupled with a present ability, to commit a violent injury on the person of another. A battery is defined under California ...
  • 28-Apr-2010

    Assault and battery charges are serious in Colorado

    Assault and battery charges are serious in Colorado. Most assault and battery charges occur as a result of a physical fight or verbal argument that turns physical. Unfortunately, even if you did not cause the fight and you were defending yourself or ...
  • 28-Jul-2008

    $30,000 Settlement Reached in False Arrest Case

    A woman living in Syracuse, New York, recently reached a settlement in the suit she filed against the city for her false arrest and imprisonment. The arrest occurred four years ago and since this time the woman, was arrested on drug charges and ...
  • 2-Nov-2007

    Arrested on Suspicion of Battery

    Bakersfield: A Prosecutor for the Kern County District Attorney’s office by the name of Andrea Kohler was taken into custody at a casino in Santa Barbara County. County Sheriffs say that she was arrested on suspicion of Battery on October 20th; ...
  • 30-Oct-2007

    Four Men in Bakersfield Accused in Fight Arraigned

    Bakersfield: Four individuals accused of being involved in a fight with Bakersfield Police officers were arraigned in Superior Court; three suspects are still yet to be arraigned. Four Men Charged in Relation to Fight All four men, Dagoberto Amaya, ...

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