Catch a Fire – Arson and Resistance to Gentrification in Oakland (CA Penal Code 451 & 452)

Rabin Nabizadeh
July 7, 2017

On July 7, 2017, a fire tore through the Alta-Waverly building, a seven-story, mixed-use building under construction in downtown Oakland. The heat from the fire was so intense, it was picked up on local weather radar and there was significant concern that an industrial crane, which was being used during the construction, might collapse onto […]

Oakland’s Sex Trafficking Stings – Politics, Grants and Waste! (CA Penal Code 647(b))

Rabin Nabizadeh
October 1, 2015

How does California prosecute charges of solicitation and or prostitution?

Oakland Union Rep Accused of Taking Bribes From Marijuana Dispensaries (18 U.S. Code 201)

Rabin Nabizadeh
August 13, 2015

What are the federal penalties for bribery?

Suspect in Oakland Sideshow Faces Felony Battery on Peace Officer (CA Penal Code 243(b) and 243(c))

Rabin Nabizadeh
June 25, 2015

How does California prosecute charges of felony battery on a peace officer?

Illegally Detained Journalist Wins Civil Suit Against Oakland

Rabin Nabizadeh
May 20, 2015

What legal standing is required to file a civil suit?

48-Year-Old Charged with Statutory Rape in Oakland (CA Penal Code 261.5)

Rabin Nabizadeh
March 19, 2015

What are the penalties for statutory rape in California?

Human Trafficking Charges for Oakland Resident (CA Penal Code 236.1)

Rabin Nabizadeh
February 25, 2015

How does California prosecute human trafficking cases?

Oakland Sideshow Participants Charged with Multiple Counts including Resisting Arrest (CA Penal Code 148(a)(1))

Rabin Nabizadeh
February 3, 2015

What are the penalties for resisting arrest in California?

Nortenos Gang Injunction in Question in Oakland’s Fruitvale District (CA Penal Code 186.22)

Rabin Nabizadeh
June 23, 2014

What is the Gang Sentencing Enhancement Law?