Criminal Defense

New 2021 California Criminal Law Changes

Major reforms to California’s criminal justice system are set to take effect January 1, 2021. Key changes include enlightening the treatment of criminal offenders, reducing those required to register as sex offenders for life by up to 90%, reforming the juvenile justice system, expanding the rights of ex-felons, banning police chokeholds, reforming jury selection, and fixing inequitable sentencing.