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Violent incidents videotaped or streamed live on sites such as Facebook by attackers or accomplices could result in tougher punishment in California under a law signed Wednesday by Gov. Read the full story on LATimes.com. 36.778261
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After West Hills Attack, San Fernando Valley Assemblyman Introduces Bill to Criminalize Conspiring to Record Video of Violent Felonies
West Hills Teen Hospitalized With Fractured Skull After Being Sucker Punched Near School “Our criminal code has simply not kept pace with technology-driven social media changes,” he said during an Assembly floor debate in May. But the new law doesn’t require a judge to hand down the tougher sentence, and applies only to the 23 existing crimes in California identified as “violent” felonies. Jerry Brown.