California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Sept. 28 that will remove the statute of limitations on sex crime cases, an act that will help people find justice for heinous crimes committed against them, even if the crimes.
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A hot day in California is usually uncomfortable and greeted with plenty of complaints and minimal clothing. Imagine not being able to sport a pair of shorts or a loose tank top and instead having to wear a fur coat all day, every day, even in 100 degree weather.
Products like Gucci purses or Coco Chanel perfumes are examples of luxury items – to be taxed. However, 40 states, including California, currently group tampons in the same “luxury” taxable category.
Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed AB953, a law that requires law enforcement officers to document every stop with an individual regardless of whether or not that person was arrested.
California took the first step to prevent plastic from continuing to compromise the environment after Gov. Jerry Brown signed SB270, which bans the use of single-use plastic bags at convenience and grocery stores as well as pharmacies.
California colleges and universities are now required to adopt an affirmative consent standard when investigating sexual assault cases that take place on and off campus involving members of the academic community.
Sexual assault is a horrifying and heinous act that happens far too often. On college campuses it’s epidemic, with one in five predominantly female students becoming victims, according to the Justice Department.
In an informal survey of 15 students at the University of La Verne, 14 said they were not happy to hear that a new law to increase the state’s minimum wage would soon be in effect.
State budget cuts in recent years have caused California public colleges to deny admission to hundreds of thousands of students.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a new bill into law on Oct. 1 that would criminalize “revenge porn” – the distribution of online sexual images of an ex-lover or spouse to harass and humiliate them.