The prevalence of underage drinking, both in reality and in popular media, often gives it the aura of being socially acceptable. While that may or may not be true, what is absolutely true is that underage drinking is still very much illegal in the United States. Many states have what are known as “minor in possession” laws, or MIP laws. California is no exception, and any … [Read more...] about California Underage Drinking Laws
Graffiti, once the exclusive domain of juvenile delinquents and gang members, has been elevated as an accepted form of art over the last ten or fifteen years. Many figures in the world of pop art, most notably the mysterious artist known as “Banksy”, have used graffiti as their preferred medium. But despite graffiti’s rise as popular art form, it is still one hundred … [Read more...] about Is Graffiti Illegal In California?
Having a minor child get arrested is unquestionably one of every parent’s greatest fears. Any child going through the criminal justice system is bound to be affected in significant ways. In an absolute worst-case scenario, a minor child may be tried as an adult, depending on the severity and circumstances of the crime they’ve committed. But under what conditions can that … [Read more...] about When Can Children Be Tried As Adults In California?