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California Gun Laws Come into Effect as Millions Feel the Impact

2020 Gun Control Laws: Suicide Prevention and Purchase Restriction The state of California, with the lead of Governor Gavin Newson, recently passed into law gun laws restricting further the purchase and use of firearms. The State is estimated to have more than 4.2 million gun owners, who will be affected both directly and indirectly by […]

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California Government Code Section 8880; State Lottery Laws

California State Law Legal Age to Participate in Lottery State lottery laws govern how the lottery is operated and accounted for, how revenue is distributed, time limits for claiming prizes, and prohibited activities. The main purpose of state lotteries is to boost state revenue, often for a particular need, without raising taxes. For instance, California […]

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Euthanasia Laws under California End of Life Option Act

Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide, and Withdrawal of Life Support Euthanasia, also called mercy killing, is the act of taking a person’s life when they no longer wish to live, typically because of a terminal illness or some other debilitating condition. Euthanasia has, for a long time, remained illegal in all states, but several states, including the […]

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New California Gun Law Amendments

Starting this year, 2020, there are four new California gun regulations that were signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. These amendments are: Under Senate Bill 61, only Californians age 21 or older will be able to buy semi-automatic rifles. This removes the exemption for 18 to 20-year-olds who were previously allowed to acquire centerfire […]

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California Civil Code Section 1714; Negligence Laws

What Must be Proven for a California Negligence Claim to Succeed? Negligence in California is defined as an action or a failure to take action when someone owes a legal duty to another person. For example, a supermarket’s managers and staff are obliged to maintain safe and hazard-free aisles for their customers. Any shopper who […]

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Overtime Pay Laws in California

What are the rules for overtime in California? A California employee’s right to overtime pay is governed by both federal law; the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); and California law; (Labor Code and Wage Orders of the Industrial Welfare Commission. Generally speaking, California law is more favorable to employees than federal standards, and California employers […]

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