The discovery of Debbie Hawk’s body could “change everything” in Dave Hawk’s conviction, according to Dave Hawk’s attorney Mark Coleman, a partner at the Law Offices of Nuttall & Coleman.
Jonathan Rooker, an associate with the Law Offices of Nuttall & Coleman, discusses the rights a person has when they get pulled over by police officers.
On Monday, Vernon King the last of the defendants in the Chukchansi Casino raid case – where members of the Tex McDonald faction and its tribal police and security officers forcibly entered the casino gaming office in October 2014 to find documents for two years of audits that were late in being submitted to the […]
When asked about Prop. 47 on Chuck Leonard’s show Central Valley Buzz, Law Offices of Nuttall & Coleman associate Jonathan Rooker said that he “can’t say that it’s been good for society” even though the judicial system’s treatment of some crimes does come away with fairer results.
According to a recent Fresno Bee story, police in the city of Clovis will be cracking down on tinted vehicle windows that “obstruct viewing and are a safety hazard” and will be issuing fix-it tickets for violations. Restrictions on window tinting are governed by California Vehicle Code section 26708, but what is and what isn’t allowed can get confusing, especially when the law isn’t enforced uniformly. Here are some answers to the most commonly asked questions regarding the California Vehicle Code’s restrictions on window tinting.
What’s so reasonable about reasonable doubt? Criminal defense lawyer Jonathan Rooker answered that question and more during his appearance on Central Valley Talk with Mike Scott on September 16, 2015.
The Fresno Police Department arrested 14 drivers and impounded 35 vehicles during DUI/driver’s license checkpoints held over the Labor Day weekend. The location of the DUI/driver’s license checkpoints were not announced. According to the police department’s Facebook page, the checkpoints are “placed in locations based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests affording the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence. Locations are chosen with safety considerations for the officers and the public.”
If you plan on going out and drinking this holiday weekend, it may also be a good idea to plan on appointing a designated driver or on finally installing that Uber app on your phone.
According to the Fresno Police Department’s Facebook page, the department’s traffic unit will be conducting DUI/driver’s license checkpoints on September 4 and 5, 2015 at undisclosed locations within Fresno city limits between 6 p.m. and 4 a.m.
Ask a Lawyer is an occasional feature that highlights the answers that the attorneys at the Law Offices of Nuttall & Coleman give to questions asked at Avvo.com. In this edition, defense attorney Mark Coleman discusses sentencing for drug possession and transportation.
Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that made California the first state in the U.S. to ban the use of grand juries to decide whether police officers should face criminal charges when they kill people in the line of duty. However, Fresno criminal defense attorney Mark Coleman says that the new California legislation won’t solve the inherent problems in the process of choosing whether to prosecute police officers.