Sixth Amendment

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    Judge Seated Juror Who Declared Defendant Guilty Before Trial

    Jose Felipe Velasco insists Orange County Judge David A. Hoffer cheated him out of a fair trial by placing a juror on the supposedly neutral citizen's panel after she repeatedly declared the defendant guilty before hearing any evidence. Velasco, who is serving a prison term of 123 years to life aft ... More >>

  • News

    February 20, 2014

    OCDA Says You Have the Right to Self-Incrimination

    [Moxley Confidential] Defense attorneys claim OC prosecutors unfairly interrogate suspects

  • News

    October 21, 2010

    Grinding Justice

    Operation Streamline costs millions, tramples the Constitution, treats migrants like cattle, doesn't work

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    BREAKING: Cop Union Pulls Bill Hunt Endorsement

    Bill Hunt​Multiple sources say that the Santa Ana Police Officers Association has yanked its endorsement of Orange County sheriff's candidate Bill Hunt.

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2008

    Citizen of the Week!

    While Angela May King liked to make people laugh, Edgar Omar Osorio loved to hurt people, and one night, less than 10 minutes from the Happiest Place on Earth, these two came face to face. It hadn't been a mutually agreed-upon meeting. Looking for guns and money and to enhance his reputation in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2007

    Parsing Sentences (Penal edition)

    In a nice bit of timing, on Friday the Times featured Todd Spitzer's rejection of an attempt to rationalize California's criminal sentencing process and take politics out of it, and today the U.S. Supreme Court declared the state's Determinate Sentencing Law unconstitutional. The Associated Press r ... More >>