People v Concha

Filed 11/12/09 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF CALIFORNIA THE PEOPLE, Plaintiff and Respondent, S163811 v. Ct.App. 2/5 B195197 REYES CONCHA et al., Los Angeles County Defendants and Appellants. Super. Ct. No. BA287017 ____________________________________) Reyas Concha, Julio Hernandez, and Max Sanchez attempted to murder Jimmy Lee Harris. During the attempt, Harris responded in self-defense by stabbing Max Sanchez …

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U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights

U.S. Constitution

U.S. CONSTITUTION  The United States Constitution, consisting of a Preamble, seven Articles and twenty-seven Amendments was initially signed on September 17, 1787. A durable document, intended to adapt to changing times, it was most recently amended in 1992. examines several of the Clauses and Amendments of the Constitution in subsections under Supreme Court. By clicking …

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Commerce Clause




The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises, to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States; but all duties, imposts and excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

[Clause 3] To regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states, and with the Indian tribes.

The most recent review of Congress’ Commerce Clause power is in the 2012 U.S. Supreme Cort opinion National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, also known as the Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare” case. Links to the major components of this nearly 200-page Supreme Court opinion appear at the end of this article. But first, a brief history of the Commerce Clause.

Smart Person’s Guide to Divorce

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Divorce, dissolution of marriage or separation present legal challenges during an emotional time. In this otherwise serious area of law, we acknowledge the creatively direct message by a Chicago law firm, “Life’s short. Get a divorce”. Realize that every case is different. Some are simple; others, not so. The laws and procedural rules vary from …

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Bankruptcy, Aviation Law – Sacramento

Alden Law Group

4440 Duckhorn Drive, Suite 420
Sacramento, CA 95834
Phone: (916) 928-3738
Fax: (916) 928-8263

Areas of Law

The Alden Law Group assists consumer and small business clients in creditor negotiations, bankruptcy and foreclosure defense. Additionally, firm partner David Alden represents  pilots and air carriers in aviation law, including compliance with the Federal Aviation Regulations and defense of pilots, airmen and certificate holders in FAA certificate actions.