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Scott David Hughes

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  • California Felony Sentencing Iphone App
    Posted on July 23, 2011
    Topic: Criminal Law

    California Felony Sentencing just got easier to calculate with the new Iphone App which includes the 2011 Sentencing for California in your pocket. The sentencing Application available in the ITunes Store called Cal Felony tells you whether the offense is a “wobbler” and gives the sentencing ranges as well as a brief description and whether ... Read more

  • SUPREME COURT RULES THAT SUBSTITUTE TESTIMONY IMPERMISSIBLE IN DUI CASE
    Posted on June 30, 2011
    Topic: Criminal Law

    In the Supreme Court’s 2009 decision in Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, the Court ruled that crime laboratory reports are only admissible against criminal defendants at trial if the analyst responsible for creating the report makes himself available for cross-examination and provides testimony. Thus, prosecutors could only introduce lab reports as evidence in a criminal trial if ... Read more

  • Pretrial Diversion May No Longer Available on The Day of Trial
    Posted on March 15, 2011
    Topic: Criminal Law

    Under the terms of a Pretrial Diversion Program, in California, criminal charges are usually dismissed following the successful completion of a therapeutic program.  Usually in Orange County, this will also require a donation of DNA to the Orange County Crime Lab.  However, last week, the Appellate Court in San Francisco, held that all pretrial offers, ... Read more

Scott David Hughes

Licensed since 2007

Member at firm Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes

AWARDS

AV Preeminent
Champion Badge Gold

RECENT POSTS

  • California Felony Sentencing Iphone App
    Posted on July 23, 2011
    Topic: Criminal Law

    California Felony Sentencing just got easier to calculate with the new Iphone App which includes the 2011 Sentencing for California in your pocket. The sentencing Application available in the ITunes Store called Cal Felony tells you whether the offense is a “wobbler” and gives the sentencing ranges as well as a brief description and whether ... Read more

  • SUPREME COURT RULES THAT SUBSTITUTE TESTIMONY IMPERMISSIBLE IN DUI CASE
    Posted on June 30, 2011
    Topic: Criminal Law

    In the Supreme Court’s 2009 decision in Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, the Court ruled that crime laboratory reports are only admissible against criminal defendants at trial if the analyst responsible for creating the report makes himself available for cross-examination and provides testimony. Thus, prosecutors could only introduce lab reports as evidence in a criminal trial if ... Read more

  • Pretrial Diversion May No Longer Available on The Day of Trial
    Posted on March 15, 2011
    Topic: Criminal Law

    Under the terms of a Pretrial Diversion Program, in California, criminal charges are usually dismissed following the successful completion of a therapeutic program.  Usually in Orange County, this will also require a donation of DNA to the Orange County Crime Lab.  However, last week, the Appellate Court in San Francisco, held that all pretrial offers, ... Read more