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Virtual Legality Episode 241

A Lawyer Looks at the Charges Against Jake Paul

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YouTube star influencer and multi-millionaire has been charged by the Scottsdale Arizona police department for "documenting" the looting and vandalism visited upon the Scottsdale Fashion Mall.

But what does "unlawful assembly" and "criminal trespass" really mean in Arizona, anyway?

We dive in.

When you're a star that puts yourself on tape, you've really done most of the work for them...in Virtual Legality.

#JakePaul #Charges #Scottsdale


Discussed in this episode:

"The looting situation explained. (deleting soon)"
YouTube Video - June 3, 2020 - Jake Paul
https://youtu.be/uJhr1Te6vGs

"BREAKING: YouTuber Jake Paul has been charged with criminal trespassing and unlawful assembly"
Tweet - June 4, 2020 - ABC15 Arizona (@abc15)
https://twitter.com/abc15/status/1268569438451687428

"Online influencer Jake Paul charged after Scottsdale looting"
ABC 15 Arizona - June 4, 2020
https://www.abc15.com/news/region-northeast-valley/scottsdale/online-influencer-jake-paul-charged-after-scottsdale-looting

"...gimme my charges..."
Tweet - June 4, 2020 - Jake Paul (@jakepaul)
https://twitter.com/jakepaul/status/1268603950946635777

[Instagram Post]
Tweet - May 31, 2020 - Jake Paul (@jakepaul)
https://twitter.com/jakepaul/status/1267130631097430017

"In our continued investigation it was confirmed that Jake Paul was in attendance..."
Tweet - June 4, 2020 - ScottsdalePD (@ScottsdalePD)
https://twitter.com/ScottsdalePD/status/1268580271252619270

Arizona Revised Statutes (ARS)
Landing Page
https://www.azleg.gov/arstitle/

"Unlawful assembly; classification"
ARS 13-2902
https://www.azleg.gov/viewDocument/?docName=http://www.azleg.gov/ars/13/02902.htm

"Riot; classification"
ARS 13-2903
https://www.azleg.gov/viewDocument/?docName=http://www.azleg.gov/ars/13/02903.htm

"Misdemeanors; sentencing"
ARS 13-707
https://www.azleg.gov/viewDocument/?docName=http://www.azleg.gov/ars/13/00707.htm

"Criminal trespass in the first degree; classification"
ARS 13-1504
https://www.azleg.gov/viewDocument/?docName=http://www.azleg.gov/ars/13/01504.htm

"Criminal trespass in the second degree; classification"
ARS 13-1503
https://www.azleg.gov/viewDocument/?docName=http://www.azleg.gov/ars/13/01503.htm

First Amendment
US Constitution
https://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/first_amendment


"Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).

CHECK OUT THE REST OF VIRTUAL LEGALITY HERE:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1zDCgJzZUy9YAU61GoW-00K0TJOGnPCo

DISCUSSION IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE. INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN THE LEGAL TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS VIDEO SHOULD CONSULT WITH THEIR OWN COUNSEL.


Blog: hoeglaw.wordpress.com

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Table of Contents

Timecode Title
0:00 Introduction
1:00 Jake Paul's Side of the Story
2:15 Jake Paul Charged
5:18 The Arizona Revised Statutes
5:39 Unlawful Assembly; Riots
13:13 Criminal Trespass
16:25 First Amendment; Freedom of the Press
19:15 Conclusion

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