No More Closed Courtrooms: New Legislation Seeks to Keep Sex Offender Hearings Open to the Public

Find out how sex offender hearings and sexually violent predator release proceedings will be kept open to the public under Senate Bill 248.

Police Questioning of Juveniles: New California Law Protects Children

Police Questioning of Juveniles Arose In A Recent Murder Case  When I first heard the news in November of 2020 that a woman had been murdered on a local hiking trail only 20 miles from my home, I was stunned. I soon learned Lisa Thorborg, a 68-year-old widow had just...

A Mystery Drink Awaiting: Protecting Yourself When There Is A Predator Among Us

Del Mar TV: Attorneys Aleida Wahn and Meredith Levin analyze the Daniel Dorado trial, where a 61-year-old La Jolla restaurateur was charged with raping and sexually assaulting eight women, ages 22 to 57, over a nine-year period.

Judging Winslow Jr.: From NFL Star to Serial Rapist? Inside the Shocking Rape Trial of Kellen Boswell Winslow II

I am honored and excited to announce my new book. I was inside the courtroom for every minute of this unbelievable trial and provided my insight and expertise on Court TV and the Law & Crime Trial Network. In my book, I take you behind the headlines and share the...

Hidden Danger: Animal Cruelty Next Door

I am honored to be in the just released show: Hidden Danger: Animal Cruelty Next Door  It was a reign of terror which would not stop! WHO was attacking beloved neighborhood dogs?  As a Navy veteran is brought to trial in this heartbreaking and terrifying case, I was...

Crime and Law: Two Veteran Attorneys Reveal the Biggest Trials and Tribulations of Working in Criminal Law

The Life of a Criminal Law Attorney Imagine what it feels like to hold someone’s life in your hands. Or losing sleep over the conviction of a person you believe is innocent. Or having the pressure of seeking justice for a hurting family. This is the real life of a...

Homeless But No Longer Helpless: Tony The Movie

Imagine losing your job and ending up living on the street, where every day is a struggle to survive. That is what happened to Tony Rodriguez, a man who suddenly found himself homeless and living on the streets of San Diego. One day a documentary filmmaker by the name...

California’s New Mental Health Diversion Law: Criminal Offenders Receive Treatment Instead of Prosecution

Should pretrial diversion be granted to individuals who have committed a crime because of a mental disorder, thus enabling them to receive treatment rather than prosecution? California has answered this question with a definitive “Yes.” On July 27, 2018, Governor...

Stress Be Banished: How Hardworking Attorneys Find Peace Among the Chaos

What do you do when stress hits? Don't despair! Find out how you can find peace among the chaos. In my story, "Stress Be Banished" in San Diego Lawyer, I interviewed hardworking attorneys who reveal their go-to formulas for de-stressing during taxing trial work and...

Criminal Defense Attorney Peter Liss Recalls A Childhood Spent All Over The World and The Lessons It Taught Him

Criminal defense attorney Peter Liss reveals the valuable lessons he learned from a childhood of living all over the world.

Hidden Danger: Animal Cruelty Next Door

Hidden Danger: Animal Cruelty Next Door

I am honored to be in the just released show: Hidden Danger: Animal Cruelty Next Door  It was a reign of terror which would not stop! WHO was attacking beloved neighborhood dogs?  As a Navy veteran is brought to trial in this heartbreaking and terrifying case, I was...

Homeless But No Longer Helpless: Tony The Movie

Homeless But No Longer Helpless: Tony The Movie

Imagine losing your job and ending up living on the street, where every day is a struggle to survive. That is what happened to Tony Rodriguez, a man who suddenly found himself homeless and living on the streets of San Diego. One day a documentary filmmaker by the name...

From Abuse and Trafficking to Healing and Purpose

From Abuse and Trafficking to Healing and Purpose

Marjorie Saylor triumphed over horrible childhood abuse and adult trafficking. She has now dedicated her life to ending exploitation and trafficking, and helping abuse survivors find true healing. She is definitely a light to our world. You may read my story about...

Leaving Life-Saving Water: My Day With The Border Angels

Leaving Life-Saving Water: My Day With The Border Angels

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, I traveled with the Border Angels to the Ocotillo desert to leave water and provisions along migrant crossing routes. It was an amazing day, from start to finish. I have written a story about that day which is now in Psychology Today....