Posts Tagged ‘contempt of court’

What San Diego Jurors Need to Know About Reporting for Jury Duty

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What San Diego Jurors Need to Know About Reporting for Jury Duty Criminal trials are now being held in San Diego County courthouses. As a prospective juror, find out what you need to know about reporting for jury duty and staying safe. Earlier this month, the San Diego Superior Court held its first criminal trial…

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What is Contempt of Court in California?

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What is Contempt of Court in California? Contempt of court is more than just cinematic entertainment. It is a misdemeanor offense that can come with jail time and fines in the state of California. Film and television courtrooms frequently feature scenes of heart-pumping action and uncontrollable emotion, making the court process seem much more like…

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