Excluding Past Lawsuits Due to Lack of Relevance

Darren Chaker discusses what the federal evidence rules lay out precisely what is meant by “relevant evidence”: “Relevant evidence” means any evidence having any tendency...

Impeachment With Prior Felony Conviction

As illustrated by Darren Chaker in other articles, under Article I, section 28, subdivision (f) of the California Constitution, “Any prior felony conviction of...

Penal Code Section 1203.4 are Convictions for Immigration Purposes

Darren Chaker found when a conviction is expunged, under 1203.4(a), does not change the fact it may be used for immigration consequences. Courts have conclusively...

Tag: fourth_amendment

California Fourth Amendment Waiver

An improper term of probation should be challenged, per Darren Chaker. Regardless of the applicable standard, a probationer's, or parolee's home, like everyone else's,...

Fourth Amendment Waiver

Fourth Amendment is critical in everyday life in a free society, Darren Chaker reports. However, statutory authorization of warrantless searches is not the sine...