California State Bar Ethics Rule 5-110 Takes Prosecutors To Task For Bogus Criminal Cases: Cannot Prosecute Without Probable Cause, Must Disclose Evidence Helpful to Accused, Seek Reversal of False Convictions

On November 2, 2017, the California Supreme Court approved new state bar ethics rules which impose heightened duties on prosecutors in criminal cases.  Why is this important? Men are often the target of overzealous or unethical prosecutions, particularly at the hands of jealous or vindictive women. Prosecutors who bring fake cases can be sanctioned or disbarred under the new rules for not paying attention to exculpatory evidence. Among the changes,…

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5 Lessons Men Should Take Away From The Harvey Weinstein Sexual Assault Scandal

The countless sexual assault allegations against prominent Hollywood producer and “couch caster” Harvey Weinstein have rocked the manosphere. #metoo twitter campaigns have given countless women cover to fashionably claim victim status.  From Weinstein, Cosby, to Bill O’Reilly, prominent men are falling everyday as a result of sex related accusations. The butchery continues. Make no doubt, Weinstein’s behavior was inexplicable, inappropriate and bizarre. (A TV journalist claims Weinstein masturbated in front…

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Stop False Accusers and the Governments That Support Them – Save Jerry Cox and Restore His Life, Liberty and Property

Jerry Cox, a rancher in Mariposa County, was falsely charged with 15-counts of rape and sexual assault by Mariposa County, California in 2015. All counts were dismissed with prejudice on August 14, 2017 when Mr. Cox’s defense attorneys exposed the corruption and malicious prosecution by the County which had exonerating evidence in its possession demonstrating Mr. Cox’s innocence. The charges should have never been brought in the first place. Mr.…

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Google Fires Biologist/Engineer For Claiming — “On average, men and women biologically differ in many ways.”

As reported in Bloomberg, Google has fired a senior software engineer, James Damore, for authoring a 10-page memo (also pasted below) condemning the company’s diversity efforts and claiming men are biologically more predisposed to working in the tech industry than women.  According to his LinkedIn profile, Mr. Damore has a masters degree in systems biology from Harvard. A full reading of the memo shows that Mr. Damore was making a…

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University Sexual Assault Witch Hunts Cannot Deprive Student of Due Process Court Rules

On June 8, 2017, the Central District Court of California issued a scathing opinion in John Doe v. Regents of the University of California condemning the actions of administrators at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) for violating the due process and civil rights of a student who was suspended by University officials based on the sexual assault complaint of an ex-student who claimed she was too intoxicated to give…

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California To Amend Rape Laws (Again) To Target Men With “Stealthing”

On May 16, 2017, California assembly woman, Christina Garcia, introduced another ill-conceived “rape law”  to target men.  https://a58.asmdc.org/press-releases/rape-definition-ca-include-stealthing.  This expands the ever growing definition of rape to include the alleged practice of “stealthing”: “Stealthing” is the nonconsensual, intentional removal or tampering with of a condom during sexual intercourse.  The practice of stealthing isn’t new.  Deeply rooted in centuries of rape culture based on dominance and control, particularly of women by…

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Why Russia’s Decriminalizing Domestic Violence Is A Sensible Move

Earlier this year (2017), Russia’s parliament overwhelmingly voted 385/387 to decriminalize domestic violence first offenses.  Much has been written by the media and advocates of domestic violence prosecution decrying Russia’s move.  Feminists claim that Russia’s new law is tantamount to encouraging wife beaters.      Far from it, this law was backed by the majority of women and family rights groups in Russia.  The law merely puts domestic violence on par…

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Can I Stop Paying Spousal Support And Move On?

As a lawyer, my first disclaimer is this… this is not legal advice. It is information and opinion.  My second disclaimer is that these are not family court/social worker sanctioned opinions. OK, now read on. First, the basics. If you are the higher earning spouse and have been married for any length of time, in many jurisdictions such as California (and other states), you may have to pay spousal support…

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College Campuses Silence Men’s Speech By Banning Sports

In a frightening new trend that is taking place across college campuses in the United States, Princeton was the latest to join the bandwagon of colleges banning Men’s sports.  Princeton, now joins, Harvard and Columbia which have already banned their Men’s soccer and wrestling teams this year for “misogynistic” speech. Recently, Washington University banned its men’s soccer team indefinitely over allegations by females athletes regarding “sexually explicit speech”. At Harvard,…

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A Quick Summary of California’s New Marijuana Laws

Effective immediately in 2016 and beyond, California’s prop. 64 has legalized the personal use of marijuana and radically reduced criminal penalties for violations of marijuana use.  Prior to prop. 64, medical marijuana was legal for Californians who had a valid medical prescription.  These laws are still in effect, so if you have a valid medical prescription, you should continue to use it.  It could be another couple years before state licensed marijuana…

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