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Yearly Archives: 2018

By PORAC | November 1, 2018 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

Ab 748: Video Of “Critical Incidents” Subject To Public Disclosure

MIKE RAINS Principal and Founding Member Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver, PC Assembly Bill 748, introduced by Assembly Member Phil Ting, changes previous law under the California Public Records Act (CPRA) relating to video evidence captured by police officers during investigations and/or detentions of individuals. Governor Jerry Brown […]

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By PORAC | October 1, 2018 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

When Does The Limitations Period Begin?

AMANDA WATERS-LUTTRELL Associate Attorney Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver, PC Pursuant to the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act (POBRA; Government Code section 3300, et seq.), an agency must conduct its administrative investigation of misconduct and notify the employee of the proposed discipline within one year […]

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By PORAC | September 1, 2018 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

Jury Acquits Santa Clara County Correctional Deputies Of Assault

JUDITH A. ODBERT  Senior Associate Attorney JOSHUA A. OLANDER Associate Attorney Mastagni Holstedt, APC On May 2, Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Correctional Deputies Phillip Abecendario and Tuan Le were acquitted of charges alleging that they committed felony assault under color of authority against an inmate in July 2015. Following a […]

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