CALIFORNIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE BLOG

In California, a criminal act committed against another person that is motivated by prejudice against certain characteristics of that person is considered a hate crime. Under California Penal Code Section 422.55, those characteristics include the alleged victim’s: Race or ethnicity Nationality Sexual orientation Religion Gender Disability, or Association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics If you commit a hate crime, will…

Bryan Powell | December 12, 2018

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