Tampering With Or Planting Evidence Under Penal Code 141

California penal code section 141 pc, which is tampering with or planting evidence for the purposes of another person being charged is a serious offense. Below our Los Angeles criminal lawyers explain the legal elements of this crime. How Does The Prosecutor Prove The Offense Of Tampering With Or Planting Evidence? To prove that the defendant is guilty…

Top 7 Police Mistakes in Criminal Investigations

Top 7 Police Mistakes in Criminal Investigations

This post is going to explain seven (7) minor to serious mistakes police can make when conducting a criminal investigation. In fact; These are the same mistakes I analyze when conducting my own criminal investigations for clients. These mistakes will usually involve the following: Violation of suspects rights Breach of procedure regarding evidence Lets review…

Lessons Learned from Evidence Gathering Mistakes in Simpson Case

Lessons Learned from Evidence Gathering Mistakes in Simpson Case

Twenty years ago, the O.J. Simpson murder trial shed a glaring light upon the flawed forensic and evidence gathering work of the Los Angeles Police Department.   The highly publicized trial offered the world of law enforcement a textbook example of what not to do while processing evidence at a crime scene.   At trial, where Simpson faced murder…

California Preparing False Evidence Laws

Every person guilty of preparing any false or ante-dated book, paper, record, instrument in writing, or other matter or thing, with intent to produce it, or allow it to be produced for any fraudulent or deceitful purpose, as genuine or true, upon any trial, proceeding, or inquiry whatever, authorized by law, is guilty of felony…

Penal Code 132 | Offering False Evidence Explained
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Penal Code 132 | Offering False Evidence Explained

Below I will explain California’s law on offering false evidence which is prosecuted under penal code 132 pc. Definition of Offering False Evidence Every person who upon any trial, proceeding, inquiry, or investigation whatever, authorized or permitted by law, offers in evidence, as genuine or true, any book, paper, document, record, or other instrument in…