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Legal Ease: Changes to DUI law

This year, 2010, brings a startling change to people arrested for DUI in San Diego County. Gone are the days where an arrest merely placed you in a holding cell for six to eight hours and released thereafter without more.

High hopes for 2010

2010 holds promise for many, and for me personally, I hope to be elected to the California State Assembly this year.

Legal Ease: Sympathetic DUI jurors during the holidays?

With so many people eager to be home with family, I wondered how I could distinguish between those jurors who dislike the prosecution for prosecuting a DUI during the holidays, versus those wanting to convict simply because my client is exercising her constitutional rights during their much needed vacation time.

The 2009 gay rights hall of shame

Ah, the annual villains list. What better way to capture all of the actors who fought so hard against equality in 2009 than in a year-end hall of shame collection worthy of the Franklin Mint.

Gay candidates get support that causes may not

When an openly gay woman Houston's mayoral election, this marked the latest in a string of victories by gay candidates across the country, a trend that seems to contradict the bans on same-sex marriage that have been passed in most states in recent years.

Illinois Senate candidate attacks opponent for being gay

It is important to note that Martin has run for political office 15 times- not once having been successful. In other words, he has never held a political office. He is, however, very well known for exploiting others who have.

"Octomom" voted least desirable celebrity neighbor of 2010

"Octomom" Nayda Suleman was named the least desirable neighbor of 2009. The survey asked more than 2,000 U.S. adults which celebrity they would most like to have as their neighbor, and who they wouldn't want to share a fence with.