In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action challenging the constitutionality of California Penal Code section 1405, which allows for DNA testing of evidence after a defendant's conviction, the district court's dismissal of plaintiff's complaint is affirmed where section 1405's remedy is not illusory and the section's provisions are consistent with Dist. Attorney's Office for Third Judicial Dist. v. Osborne, 557 U.S. 52 (2009).

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Jul 25, 2017
As defined by the Georgia Municipal Association, ordinances are written laws adopted by a city or town’s government. Yet, while theses ordinances are permanent laws that are actively enforced, state and…
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Jun 22, 2017
Considering the excessive weight of motor vehicles, the number of drivers on Georgia roads on any given day, not to mention the number of motor vehicle accidents, people are going to be killed as a result…
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May 22, 2017
Divorce is never something you plan on in your life. When you walk down the aisle on your wedding day, you’re not anticipating having to consider what a wage garnishment is, if divorce happens. If you’re…
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Apr 20, 2017
When it comes to commercial driver’s licenses and traffic-related offenses, including driving under the influence (DUI), it’s important to understand that there are federal regulations as well as state…
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