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Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

http://www.shermancriminallawyer.com/
  • Dec 29

    Be careful what you Tweet for...

    Be careful what you Tweet for...
    A 17 year old in Tarrant County was arrested for tweeting a picture of picture of an airsoft rifle aimed at a marked Fort Worth police vehicle and "Should I do it? They Don't Care For a Black Male Anyways." Police justified their arrest,…
  • May 31

    Sorting out the Mess in Waco, Texas (Part Four)

    Sorting out the Mess in Waco, Texas (Part Four)
    Section 15.02 of the Texas Penal Code makes criminal conspiracy a crime one level lower than the actual substantive offense. It states: "(a) A person commits criminal conspiracy if, with intent that a felony be committed: (1) he agrees with…
  • May 31

    Sorting out the Mess in Waco, Texas (Part Three)

    Sorting out the Mess in Waco, Texas (Part Three)
    Thus, following the shooting, the police had the right to not only arrest any person they observed shooting weapons at others, they would have the right to conduct a protective sweep of not only the outside of the restaurant, but the inside…
Rank this Week: 2315

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Driver's License Appeals in Michigan - Restoraton After a long time Without Driving

    Driver's License Appeals in Michigan - Restoraton After a long time Without Driving
    In my role as a Michigan driver's license restoration lawyer, I often hear some say that he or she hasn't driven for years and years, as if that might help win his or her license back. While I completely understand...
  • Aug 24

    How NOT to lose your Michigan Driver's License Restoration Appeal

    How NOT to lose your Michigan Driver's License Restoration Appeal
    If I wanted to write an article about how to do your own driver's license restoration or clearance case, I could manage it in one word: Don't. It is no surprise that man of my license appeal clients are people...
  • Aug 21

    Don't get Scammed when Hiring a Michigan DUI Lawyer

    Don't get Scammed when Hiring a Michigan DUI Lawyer
    In my role handling Michigan DUI charges in the Detroit area (Macomb, Oakland and Wayne Counties), I am in court just about every day for something DUI or DUI-related. I see a lot, and that includes plenty of cases besides...
Rank this Week: 4231

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Aug 26

    Asset Forfeiture Law

    Asset Forfeiture Law
    The following article appeared on the website fourthamendment.com on May 12, 2015: Joseph Rivers was hoping to hit it big. According to the Albuquerque Journal, the aspiring businessman from just outside of Detroit had pulled together…
  • Aug 25

    Blood Draw Ruled Legal in DUI Manslaughter Case

    Blood Draw Ruled Legal in DUI Manslaughter Case
    In the case of the State of Florida versus Kleiber, the court ruled that wiping a DUI manslaughter suspect’s arm with a dry gauze before drawing blood does not invalidate the blood draw. An officer investigating a fatal…
  • Aug 24

    Evidence Suppressed Where Police Entered Home Without a Search Warrant

    Evidence Suppressed Where Police Entered Home Without a Search Warrant
    In the federal case of United States v. Harris, police officers entered the accused person’s home without a search warrant in order to look for another person. Their entry was illegal, and the evidence that they seized was … The…
Rank this Week: 2087

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Aug 26

    Notable talk of crimnal justice reform at GOPAC State Legislative Leaders Summit

    Notable talk of crimnal justice reform at GOPAC State Legislative Leaders Summit
    My local Columbus Dispatch has this notable article about notable policy message that was delivered to top GOP state lawmakers at a notable conference this week. The article is headlined "Packing prisons not the answer, lawmakers…
  • Aug 26

    New research report examines impact of "Realignment" on crime in California in 2014

    New research report examines impact of "Realignment" on crime in California in 2014
    Via an email from the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJCJ), I received news about this notable new research report titled "Realignment and Crime in 2014: California’s Violent Crime in Decline." Here is how the CJCJ…
  • Aug 26

    "Why the U.S. is No. 1 -- in mass shootings"

    "Why the U.S. is No. 1 -- in mass shootings"
    In light of sad and tragic news of yet another multiple-murder shooting in Virginia (CNN report here), I found especially notable this Los Angeles Times article about some sociology research on high-profile crimes in the United States. The…
Rank this Week: 162

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 26

    Indictments will be long: State sent unsecured "classified" e-mails during Bush Administration

    Indictments will be long: State sent unsecured "classified" e-mails during Bush Administration
    A point I have tried to make a number of times on the "Eghazi: It's Classified!" "scandal" is that the originators of the "classified" e-mails were career State Department officials. Thus, I noted that the current US Ambassador to Bahrain…
  • Aug 26

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    I'm on a blogging break due to my impending move (September 10.) I'll put up open threads as I can so as not to leave readers high and dry, so to speak. Blogging is a hobby but it's an expensive one. If you'd like to help out,... [[ This is…
  • Aug 23

    Bill Richardson Announces Support for Hillary

    Bill Richardson Announces Support for Hillary
    Former Gov. Bill Richardson, who supported Obama over Hillary in 2007 after his own bid ended, announced his support for Hillary today. "I am pleased to announce I wholeheartedly support Secretary Clinton's candidacy for the Presidency.…
Rank this Week: 2

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving laws, news and false evidence. By Lawrence Taylor.

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    DUI for Military Member

    DUI for Military Member
    It’s not uncommon to see local servicemen and servicewomen on leave out at the bars. And it’s no wonder with California being the home of 32 military bases. Serviceman of servicewoman should be aware that their DUI, if they are…
  • Aug 25

    Is There a Breathalyzer in Your Car’s Future?

    Is There a Breathalyzer in Your Car’s Future?
    Do you think the dashboard in your new car is already filled with electronic gizmos?  You open the door, sit down and in front of you are a dazzling array of dials, buttons, analog and digital displays, screens, backup camera, audio…
  • Aug 13

    Boyfriend and Girlfriend Busted for DUI One Hour Apart

    Boyfriend and Girlfriend Busted for DUI One Hour Apart
       An hour is not enough time to sober up, at least not for Christopher McFarlane.  McFarland was the passenger in his girlfriend’s car when she was pulled over after California Highway Patrol officers spotted her vehicle…
Rank this Week: 1893

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Aug 26

    News Scan

    News Scan
    News Journalists Killed on Live TV:  Two Virginia TV news journalists for WDBJ7, a reporter and a cameraman, were shot and killed on live television Wednesday morning, allegedly by a disgruntled employee.  Fox News reports that…
  • Aug 26

    Separation of Church and State, Then and Now

    Separation of Church and State, Then and Now
    There was a point in our history when it was accepted that there is, and ought to be, a pretty clearly defined separation between church and state.  The Framers thought one Church of England was enough.  Almost all of them...
  • Aug 25

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Dallas Police Face Unfair Discipline, Stress:  Officers in the Dallas Police Department have been taking longer to respond to 911 calls, partly due to officers being "mentally beaten down," according to the head of the Dallas Police…
Rank this Week: 129

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news-events-exonerations
  • Aug 26

    Undisclosed Evidence May be a Turning Point in Ivan Henry’s Wrongful Conviction Lawsuit

    Undisclosed Evidence May be a Turning Point in Ivan Henry’s Wrongful Conviction Lawsuit
    Ivan Henry, a man who was wrongfully convicted of a string of sexual assaults in 1982, is thought to be the first wrongfully convicted person in Vancouver to be forced to sue the province for compensation, according to an article in the…
  • Aug 25

    Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute Will Live Stream Workshop

    Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute Will Live Stream Workshop
    Next week, the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) will be live streaming its opening workshop for the Statistical and Applied Mathematics in Forensics program. Starting on Monday, August 31 and running through…
  • Aug 25

    Georgia Innocence Project Requests DNA Testing of Evidence in 38-Year-Old Case

    Georgia Innocence Project Requests DNA Testing of Evidence in 38-Year-Old Case
     The Georgia Innocence Project will ask a judge today for DNA testing in the case of their client Johnny Lee Gates, who was convicted of armed robbery, rape and murder in 1977. Gates became a suspect in the 1976 rape and murder of…
Rank this Week: 1655

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Aug 26

    Vladeck on Petty Offenses and Article III

    Vladeck on Petty Offenses and Article III
    Stephen I. Vladeck (American University - Washington College of Law) has posted Petty Offenses and Article III (19 Green Bag 2d, 2016, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Federal law allows magistrate judges — jurists who are…
  • Aug 26

    Murphy on Exhaustion and Brady Claim

    Murphy on Exhaustion and Brady Claim
    Tiffany Murphy (University of Arkansas - School of Law) has posted Futility of Exhaustion (University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 47, p. 697, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A defendant’s Fourteenth Amendment due process…
  • Aug 25

    "Maryland Restricts Racial Profiling in New Guidelines for Law Enforcement"

    "Maryland Restricts Racial Profiling in New Guidelines for Law Enforcement"
    From The New York Times: BALTIMORE — Eight months after the Justice Department announced new curbs on racial profiling, Maryland became on Tuesday the first state to follow suit, with guidelines aimed at severely restricting law enforcement…
Rank this Week: 74

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, DWI, and police misconduct. By Christian Souza.

http://www.dallascriminalappealslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2879

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Registered Sex Offender Arrested on Child Porn Charges in Gainesville

    Registered Sex Offender Arrested on Child Porn Charges in Gainesville
    A registered sex offender in Gainesville has been charged with possession of child pornography after police allege he had many illegal images on his cellphone. According to an arrest report, an investigation is also underway into whether he…
  • Aug 20

    Man Accused of Asking Preteen Girls for Sex Online

    Man Accused of Asking Preteen Girls for Sex Online
    Clay County investigators arrested a 32-year-old Jacksonville man Friday that they claim made fake online profiles posing as a boy to lure preteen girls into having sex. The man is charged with using a computer to solicit a child for sex,…
  • Aug 17

    Synthetic Drug Ring Busted in Seminole County Sting

    Synthetic Drug Ring Busted in Seminole County Sting
    A Central Florida synthetic drug ring that was allegedly operating out of a chain of smoke shops called Pipe Dreams was busted following a year long investigation. Five people were charged, including the two primary dealers, a 74-year-old…
Rank this Week: 636

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Aug 26

    New Minimum Joint Physical Custody Law in Utah

    New Minimum Joint Physical Custody Law in Utah
    Utah has Moved to More Liberal Parent Time This year the Utah Legislature has moved toward a more liberal minimum parent time. This is a huge victory for noncustodial parents. What is the change? Previously in Utah, the minimum joint physical…
  • Jul 9

    Rule 412 and the Admissibility of a Victim’s Sexual Behavior

    Rule 412 and the Admissibility of a Victim’s Sexual Behavior
    What is Rule 412? Rule 412 of the Utah Rules of Evidence prohibits the admission of evidence, in criminal cases alleging sexual misconduct, of the victim’s past sexual behavior or predisposition. For example, in a rape case, the…
  • Jun 11

    When Character Evidence is Admissible In Utah Court

    When Character Evidence is Admissible In Utah Court
    Criminal Cases Often Involve Character Evidence Over the centuries of common law, a prohibition against introducing evidence of a person’s character developed so as to avoid influencing juries and judges to find either for or against a…
Rank this Week: 3069

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • Aug 26

    District Attorneys Keep Doing Bad Things: More Texas Prosecutorial Misconduct Storie

    District Attorneys Keep Doing Bad Things: More Texas Prosecutorial Misconduct Storie
    The problem of prosecutors doing bad things like hiding evidence and introducing unreliable (or false) testimony isn’t getting better.  Recently, the Daily Beast published an expose on prosecutorial misconduct in the United States,…
  • Aug 19

    Bite Mark Evidence Isn’t Reliable But It’s Still Used Against Defendants in Texa

    Bite Mark Evidence Isn’t Reliable But It’s Still Used Against Defendants in Texa
    Lots of criminal defense attorneys have their fingers crossed here in Texas, hoping that sooner rather than later everyone is going to acknowledge and understand that bite mark evidence isn’t worthy of respect much less use in a…
  • Aug 13

    Sex Crimes In Texas: How Soon Do You Need to Call a Criminal Defense Lawyer?

    Sex Crimes In Texas: How Soon Do You Need to Call a Criminal Defense Lawyer?
    Sex crimes are a particular kind of criminal defense case; things can become complicated very quickly in these matters. For years, I have devoted part of my Dallas law practice to defending individuals who are being investigated or have been…
Rank this Week: 862

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

Covers criminal defense, immigration consequences, and constitutional law. By Rick Horowitz.

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Aug 26

    An Amorphous Mass of Ill Legality

    An Amorphous Mass of Ill Legality
    It might seem, since so many of my posts start by referring to Scott Greenfield’s blog posts, that I’m an acolyte, or that his stuff is all I ever read. Not true. But he’s posting up to two or three posts per day, on any…
  • Aug 21

    A Culture of Control

    A Culture of Control
    Some months ago, as part of my morning reading ritual, I ran across “The Ghost Rapes of Bolivia.” The Bolivian story begins with a perhaps requisite, under the circumstances, nod to evil: For a while, the residents of Manitoba…
  • Aug 16

    A Flawed System

    A Flawed System
    The United States of America has fallen victim to a flawed legal system which threatens to destroy our very society. Forget gay marriage. Forget abortion. Forget elections. The biggest threat to the future of the United States comes from…
Rank this Week: 1240

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Aug 26

    Class is in Session–But Not Driver’s Ed

    Class is in Session–But Not Driver’s Ed
    School is back in session across North Carolina, but many high school students and their parents may be disappointed that driver’s education is not. Driver’s education has long been a staple of the high school experience in this…
  • Aug 25

    Advice to Officers After Graham

    Advice to Officers After Graham
    As I discussed here, the Fourth Circuit recently ruled in United States v. Graham, __ F.3d __, 2015 WL 4637931 (4th Cir. Aug. 5, 2015), that an officer who obtained two suspects’ cell site location information (CSLI) without a search…
  • Aug 24

    Challenging a Plea

    Challenging a Plea
    Suppose that after judgment is entered a defendant wants to challenge a plea. Maybe he alleges that the plea wasn’t knowing and voluntary. Or maybe he claims that the judge imposed an illegal sentence. Can the defendant do this? I like…
Rank this Week: 2776

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    First Thing We Do… Let’s Appreciate All the Lawyer

    First Thing We Do… Let’s Appreciate All the Lawyer
    I know, right? It’s a take on an old lawyer joke. But I just can't help it. All of the online negativity in general, and that directed at lawyers specifically, is beginning to get to me.
  • Jul 30

    Cops Gone Wild!….. Again!!

    Cops Gone Wild!….. Again!!
      I’ve had it. For some reason the most recent video, the one with the idiot cop screaming about blowing a hole in the poor guy’s head got to me. No, the victim wasn’t black. And no, he was not actually shot and killed.…
  • Jul 29

    What are “Mandos” and Why Do They Violate The U.S. Constitution?

    What are “Mandos” and Why Do They Violate The U.S. Constitution?
    Before we start, I have a small secret to share. Those of you who regularly follow this blog will have noticed that I sort of disappeared the past few weeks. That’s because I was having open-heart surgery and recovering. Recovery…
Rank this Week: 4707

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

Swiss blawg covering a broad range of Swiss and international laws.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Aug 26

    Teilrevision Radio- und Fernsehverordnung (RTVV): BAKOM eröffnet öffentliche Anhörung

    Teilrevision Radio- und Fernsehverordnung (RTVV): BAKOM eröffnet öffentliche Anhörung
    Am 25. August 2015 eröffnete das BAKOM die öffentliche Anhörung zu den Ausführungsbestimmungen in der Radio- und Fernsehverordnung (vgl. Entwurf RTVV-Revision). Die RTVV sieht u.a. folgende Neuerungen vor: Modalitäten…
  • Aug 22

    Neuerungen für Immobilienmakler geplant

    Neuerungen für Immobilienmakler geplant
    Am 12. August 2015 hat der Bundesrat die Vernehmlassung zur Umsetzung der Motion Pelli (13.3728) eröffnet. Die Vorlage sieht vor, dass Maklerprovisionen aus der Grundstückvermittlungen zukünftig am Wohnsitz bzw. Sitz der…
  • Aug 7

    Doppelbesteuerungsabkommen mit Liechtenstein unterzeichnet

    Doppelbesteuerungsabkommen mit Liechtenstein unterzeichnet
    Bei ihrem letzten Arbeitsbesuch in Liechtenstein hat Bundesrätin Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf zusammen mit dem Regierungschef des Fürstentums, Adrian Hasler, u.a. ein umfassendes Doppelbesteuerungsabkommen (DBA) zwischen der Schweiz und…
Rank this Week: 3430

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Bonners Ferry Man Sentenced for Violent ATM Theft in McCall and String of Prior ATM Larcenies across the U.S.

    Bonners Ferry Man Sentenced for Violent ATM Theft in McCall and String of Prior ATM Larcenies across the U.S.
    BOISE — Matthew Taber Annable, 40, formerly of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, was sentenced Tuesday to 120 months in prison for conspiracy to commit bank larceny, and aiding and abetting bank larceny by use of a dangerous weapon, U.S. Attorney…
  • Aug 25

    Fatal Crash Elmira railroad crossing off US95 near 490.1

    Fatal Crash Elmira railroad crossing off US95 near 490.1
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Aug 24

    Fatal Crash on I15 near Mile Marker 99

    Fatal Crash on I15 near Mile Marker 99
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 220

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    How to Break the News of Your Los Angeles DUI to Your Boss [5 Strategies]

    How to Break the News of Your Los Angeles DUI to Your Boss [5 Strategies]
    Perhaps even more scary than contemplating going to jail for your recent Los Angeles DUI charge or facing the prospect of walking two miles to and from Trader Joe’s to get your groceries every week for the next year is the specter of…
  • Aug 24

    3 Reasons Why the Hot Summer Months Compound the Dangers of Driving DUI in Los Angele

    3 Reasons Why the Hot Summer Months Compound the Dangers of Driving DUI in Los Angele
    Driving DUI in Los Angeles can result in a veritable smorgasbord of problems — legal, personal, financial and even emotional. These might include license suspension, forced installation of an interlock ignition device in your car, jail…
  • Aug 21

    After Your Los Angeles DUI: The Biggest Hangover of Your Life?

    After Your Los Angeles DUI: The Biggest Hangover of Your Life?
    Whether police arrested you for a Los Angeles DUI after you veered across three lanes on the 101 on early Saturday morning, after partying hard with WB execs, or you lost your composure (and your balance) at a DUI check point, you’re…
Rank this Week: 998

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Focusing on issues affecting the criminal justice system. By Bautista, Overson & Stewart PC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • Aug 26

    What Does the Law say about Marijuana in Utah

    What Does the Law say about Marijuana in Utah
    Over the past 20 years, regulations on marijuana possession have been decreasing. Today, 23 states and the District of Columbia have legalized the use of marijuana in one way or another. Although neighboring Colorado became one of those…
  • Aug 25

    How to Contact an Inmate at the Tooele County Jail

    How to Contact an Inmate at the Tooele County Jail
    If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you may have already seen our article about visiting the Tooele County Jail.  In this article, we’ll be covering another aspect of the jail: its rules for corresponding with inmates, as…
  • Aug 24

    Wasatch County Jail Information for Familie

    Wasatch County Jail Information for Familie
    It’s always stressful when a relative or romantic partner is incarcerated.  If your loved one has been brought into custody at the Wasatch County Jail in Utah, there are probably lots of questions on your mind.  This article…
Rank this Week: 3325

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    DUIs With A Twist

    DUIs With A Twist
    Although there’s no such thing as a typical arrest for DUI in Los Angeles, most cases don’t stand out as memorable for police officers. But sometimes they come across a DUI suspect that they will remember—and are likely tell…
  • Aug 24

    Is Uber Reducing California DUIs?

    Is Uber Reducing California DUIs?
    Could ride-sharing apps like Uber make a significant dent in the number of fatal accidents related to DUI in Los Angeles? Two students at Temple University are saying they already are. Brad Greenwood and Sunil Wattal wrote a paper…
  • Aug 21

    Deadly California DUI

    Deadly California DUI
    DUI-related accidents in California resulted in several fatalities in early August. Although police didn’t report any deaths due to DUIs in Los Angeles proper around that time, motorists in other parts of the state weren’t as…
Rank this Week: 1015

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

Covers public criminal justice and defense. By Luftman, Heck & Associates LLP.

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Woman With Prior OVI’s Charge Amended

    Woman With Prior OVI’s Charge Amended
    A single mother in her fifties was arrested for an OVI in Circleville. She had been arrested five times for OVI prior to this one, but not convicted. In this case, the woman thought she was being robbed so she quickly drove away from her…
  • Aug 26

    Drug Trafficking Charge Amended With No Jail Time

    Drug Trafficking Charge Amended With No Jail Time
    A 25-year-old man from Licking County was faced with up to 36 months in jail, when he was charged with trafficking marijuana and cocaine, both 4th degree felonies. Having previous criminal history, he contacted attorney Chase Mallory at…
  • Aug 24

    Second Lifetime OVI Charge Amended

    Second Lifetime OVI Charge Amended
    The attorneys at Luftman, Heck & Associates are commonly hired for OVI/DUI charges. We recently helped a 19-year-old man from Portsmouth, Ohio charged with a drug-related OVI after failing his field sobriety test. He was arrested for…
Rank this Week: 3217

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 26

    The Poor, Maligned Office of Civil Right

    The Poor, Maligned Office of Civil Right
    The first sentence of the article started that twitch that happens when it presages bad things to come. In response to alarming statistics indicating that sexual violence is widespread at colleges and universities—and growing pressure…
  • Aug 26

    A Judge’s Lament: Not Good Enough

    A Judge’s Lament: Not Good Enough
    The judge found the “cover-up worse than the crime,” which would seem to lead to the inexorable conclusion that if one had to be punished to be deterred, she would pick the cover-up.  And that’s where Louisville,…
  • Aug 25

    Jailhouse Lawyers, The Unicorn In The Next Cell

    Jailhouse Lawyers, The Unicorn In The Next Cell
    Shon Hopwood was a freak of nature.  How he was capable of such astounding success as a jailhouse lawyer is a mystery, but he was.  And so to the clueless eye, this means jailhouse lawyers are saviors of the downtrodden…
Rank this Week: 60

White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

Tracks developments in notable white collar and securities enforcement actions. By Brune & Richard LLP.

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
Rank this Week: 3529

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Guilty Plea in Distressed Real Estate Investment Scheme

    Guilty Plea in Distressed Real Estate Investment Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. William Donnelly Yotty, 69, who currently resides in Monarch Beach, California but during the course of the scheme lived in Lodi, California, pleaded guilty to the federal mail fraud and wire fraud…
  • Aug 25

    Bookkeeper Sentenced for Failing to Report Mortgage Fraud

    Bookkeeper Sentenced for Failing to Report Mortgage Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ignacio Huergo, 44, Miami, Florida, was sentenced to 2 years’ probation, with six months to be served on home confinement, for his conviction for concealing massive financial institution fraud. …
  • Aug 25

    Buyer Incentives Result in Guilty Plea

    Buyer Incentives Result in Guilty Plea
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ayman Shahid, 39, Danville, California, pleaded guilty in federal court in Oakland, California to conspiracy to commit bank fraud.  Shahid is the most recent and highest placed individual charged by the Northern…
Rank this Week: 3

Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal, employment and family law. By Ingram Law LLC.

http://www.alabamalitigationlawyer.com/
  • Aug 26

    Yes, You Can Have More Than 2 Parties in a Divorce Case.

    Yes, You Can Have More Than 2 Parties in a Divorce Case.
    Today more than ever, it is likely to have more than a husband and a wife as parties in a divorce case. Many times, one spouse may own a business or the parties may jointly own a business. In these cases of family owned businesses or where…
  • Aug 24

    5 Reasons to Look Over Your Insurance Policies After a Divorce

    5 Reasons to Look Over Your Insurance Policies After a Divorce
    Always review the named beneficiaries on all your accounts after a divorce. This case is an appeal from Jefferson County Alabama domestic relations court related to an insurance policy. In the case of Kowalski v. Upchurch, the trial court…
  • Aug 20

    Montgomery, Alabama Court Reversed on Child Support Calculation

    Montgomery, Alabama Court Reversed on Child Support Calculation
    This is an appeal from Montgomery County, Alabama regarding child support in the case of Farquhar.  The parties were married and originally divorced in 2011.  The father was ordered to pay child support in the amount of $1,050 per…
Rank this Week: 3236

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Police dismantle meth lab in St. Johns County hotel

    Police dismantle meth lab in St. Johns County hotel
    Police in St. Johns County were called in this month to seize and break down a methamphetamines lab in a St. Johns County hotel.  There was no information published in local media reports on any arrests involving the bust, according to…
  • Aug 21

    Nassau County corrections officer charged with battery after video of inmate confrontation surface

    Nassau County corrections officer charged with battery after video of inmate confrontation surface
    A now-former Nassau County corrections officer was arrested for his role in an altercation with an inmate earlier this summer.  The corrections officer, who was fired last month, is now facing a misdemeanor battery charge for the July…
  • Aug 19

    St. Johns County contractor facing felony charge in alleged fraud scheme

    St. Johns County contractor facing felony charge in alleged fraud scheme
    A St. Johns County contractor was arrested this month on a felony charge, accused of not delivering on work after he had been paid deposits.  Police said they started investigating the contractor in 2013 and found more than 10 people who…
Rank this Week: 755

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Aug 26

    Parole Hearings: What to Expect and How to Handle It

    Parole Hearings: What to Expect and How to Handle It
    Before an inmate can be released from prison and placed on parole, there must be a parole hearing conducted by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles. Parole hearings are used to determine whether or not an inmate is ready to be released…
  • Aug 19

    What Is Probable Cause and When Can Police Use It Against Me?

    What Is Probable Cause and When Can Police Use It Against Me?
    The issue of probable cause can come up when law enforcement officers decide to make an arrest, conduct a search of private property or when a person is prosecuted for a criminal offense. In the U.S. legal system, the concept of probable…
  • Aug 12

    Can I Record a Video in Public? When Do I Need Consent?

    Can I Record a Video in Public? When Do I Need Consent?
    Texas Video Recording Laws These days, it seems that almost everyone has a digital camera or a phone with video recording technology in their pocket. People use this technology to take pictures and record videos in many different locations…
Rank this Week: 3097

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Aug 26

    Call for Papers: 2015 ABA Criminal Justice Section Fall Institute Roundtable

    Call for Papers: 2015 ABA Criminal Justice Section Fall Institute Roundtable
    Once again, the ABA Criminal Justice Section Academics Committee will host work-in-progress roundtables at the annual Criminal Justice Section Fall Institute in Washington, DC. The roundtables will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2015 from…
  • Aug 13

    SEC ALJs: An Enforcement Fast-Track is Hitting the Constitutional Skid

    SEC ALJs: An Enforcement Fast-Track is Hitting the Constitutional Skid
    Guest Bloggers - Peter Hardy, Abe Rein and Carolyn Kendall On Wednesday, Judge Berman of the Southern District of New York issued an order preliminarily enjoining the SEC from pursuing an administrative proceeding – an in-house trial before…
  • Jul 22

    U.S. v. Blagojevich: Logrolling Is Not A Federal Crime

    U.S. v. Blagojevich: Logrolling Is Not A Federal Crime
    John Quincy Adams and Henry Clay can rest quietly in their graves. Their "corrupt bargain" would not be considered a federal crime today. The same goes for Ike and Earl Warren. In United States v. Blagojevich, decided yesterday by…
Rank this Week: 216

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    The Coach, the Locker Room Speeches and Wiretapping

    The Coach, the Locker Room Speeches and Wiretapping
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Texas – El Paso: Long v. State, 2015 WL 3984950 (2015).  The court begins its opinion by explaining that the issue in this case of first impression is whether the…
  • Aug 24

    The Lawyer, Avvo and the Anonymous Review

    The Lawyer, Avvo and the Anonymous Review
    As the title indicates, this post is about Deborah Thomson, “a Florida attorney” who “brought a defamation suit against Doe, an anonymous poster who wrote a negative review of Thomson on Avvo.com.”  Thomson v.…
  • Aug 21

    The Podiatrist, the Computer and the Child Pornography

    The Podiatrist, the Computer and the Child Pornography
    Pete G. Thomas, “a podiatrist,” was convicted of possessing child pornography after the police found numerous images of naked young girls on his computer. He contends reversal is required because the police unlawfully seized and…
Rank this Week: 582

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Aug 25

    In Oregon, weddings with marijuana bringing new meaning to wedded bli

    In Oregon, weddings with marijuana bringing new meaning to wedded bli
    Marijuana reforms often say they would like marijuana to be treated just like alcohol, and this new article from Oregon suggests that at least a one couple started their marriage in a manner that makes such treatment a reality in one…
  • Aug 25

    Marijuana reform efforts in Ohio (finally) starting to generate lots of newsy buzz

    Marijuana reform efforts in Ohio (finally) starting to generate lots of newsy buzz
    Throughout much of this year, I had been intrigued (but not all that surprised) that efforts to reform marijuana laws through ballot initiative in Ohio had not received all that much attention even as one well-funded group, ResponsibleOhio,…
  • Aug 25

    "Marijuana Producers Gobble Up Warehouse Space in Denver Area"

    "Marijuana Producers Gobble Up Warehouse Space in Denver Area"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new Wall Street Journal article that highlights some of the economic development impacts of the marijuana legalization in Colorado. Here are excerpts: Since voters in Colorado and…
Rank this Week: 3170

Lawyer'd Up

Lawyer'd Up

Covers criminal law news, cases and developments. By Jack Joseph Gold.

http://www.lawyerdup.com/
  • Aug 25

    The Executive Branch: Marijuana Resource Center

    The Executive Branch: Marijuana Resource Center
    According to the Marijuana Resource Center: State Laws Related to Marijuana: Since 1996, 23 states and Washington, DC have passed laws allowing smoked marijuana to be used for a variety of medical conditions. It is important to recognize…
  • Aug 6

    Thursday 8/6/15going Allan…

    Thursday 8/6/15going Allan Malamud "Notes on a Legal Pad" might do some [volunteer] work for the Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation, might do some research on how software is being financed.  Interesting questions in…
  • Jul 28

    Some fresh links for getting paperwork…

    Some fresh links for getting paperwork straight - making sure DPF or pm filters are compliant.Truck and Bus Regulation, Fact Sheets and DocumentsTruck Regulation Upload, Compliance, and Reporting System (TRUCRS)  Truck ReportingTruck…
Rank this Week: 2400

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Massachusetts Attorney General Proposing Fentanyl Trafficking Be Made a Crime

    Massachusetts Attorney General Proposing Fentanyl Trafficking Be Made a Crime
    Fentanyl is an opioid used for pain management therapies that has become a popular street drug in recent years. It is classified as a Class B controlled substance under Mass. Gen. Laws Chapter 94C, Section 31. It is used to cut heroin,…
  • Aug 10

    Body Cameras Proposed for Boston City Police

    Body Cameras Proposed for Boston City Police
    In light of so many instances of police-involved shootings over the past year across the country, the Boston City Council is considering a proposed pilot program that would have Boston city police wearing body cameras to record…
  • Jul 21

    FBI to Start Reporting Data for Instances of Animal Cruelty

    FBI to Start Reporting Data for Instances of Animal Cruelty
    Cruelty to animals is a crime, but in terms of being reported as a crime on the National Incident Based Reporting System, instances of animal cruelty have always been reported under the category of “all other offenses”. The U.S.…
Rank this Week: 3964

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense law, including recent policy changes and supreme court rulings. By Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Consumer Right

    Consumer Right
    In the quest for a better and more comfortable life, man has various types of technological gadgets. This has opened up the tech age on which we are part of now. Even if the technological era has made our life simpler, it also brought some…
  • Aug 24

    Tattoos and Rap

    Tattoos and Rap
    Several members of the Latin Kings gang were arrested in Florida for racketeering and other charges. 23 of its members were incriminated in the process of indictment, as associates of one of the biggest and most well organized gangs in the…
  • Aug 15

    How Far Can The Government Go In Freezing Untainted Assets of Individuals Charged With Crimes?

    How Far Can The Government Go In Freezing Untainted Assets of Individuals Charged With Crimes?
    The constitution basically provides protection for an individual who has been arrested for committing a crime. There are rights that remain effective even before court procedures commence. Because freedom is at stake in the process, the 5th…
Rank this Week: 3328

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    Deputies: Registered sex offender arrested for church service involvement

    Deputies: Registered sex offender arrested for church service involvement
    It is very likely they have state laws as to starting churches, and did he follow them? Apparently he did find someone to be Pastor, but did he know the background? Police when tipped off then setup a sting of sorts, then finding he is…
  • Aug 24

    Convicted molester ordered to pay $1M in civil action

    Convicted molester ordered to pay $1M in civil action
    8-24-15 Vermont: BURLINGTON, Vt. - A former teacher's aide sent to prison for child sex abuse has now been ordered to pay the victim a million dollars. Douglas Cavett, 49, was convicted in 2010 of sexually assaulting a Burlington middle…
  • Aug 24

    Sex Crime Statistics: What do we know about the alleged High Court's Crucial Mistake?

    Sex Crime Statistics: What do we know about the alleged High Court's Crucial Mistake?
    8-24-15 National: Recently I've received e-mails about a new paper addressing 2003 Smith v Doe, one of two sex offender cases from 2003, and which did rely on a portion of 2002 McKune v Lie. Supposedly this new essay found a way to…
Rank this Week: 36

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Mistrial Declared In Charlotte Police Officer Manslaughter Case

    Mistrial Declared In Charlotte Police Officer Manslaughter Case
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What is the difference between a misdemeanor and a felony?”   Charlotte-Mecklenburg police office Randall Kerrick avoided conviction on manslaughter charges…
  • Aug 21

    Court Tackles Implied Consent Law

    Court Tackles Implied Consent Law
    Charlotte DWI and Criminal Defense Attorney J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can the police search my car without a warrant?”   The Minnesota Court of Appeals recently issued a long-awaited…
  • Aug 13

    Fourth Circuit Rules Warrant Required For Cell Record

    Fourth Circuit Rules Warrant Required For Cell Record
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers : I was found not guilty of a charge, but my record still shows the charge   Just last week the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals tackled a subject that is becoming increasingly important in criminal…
Rank this Week: 1324

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

Looks at white collar, congressional, SEC, energy enforcement and other government inquiries. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
Rank this Week: 3175

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI/DUI news, issues and defenses. By Charles A. Ramsay.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Chuck Ramsay Joins Faculty of National College for DUI Defense

    Chuck Ramsay Joins Faculty of National College for DUI Defense
    In Atlanta, Georgia, on November 6th and 7th, 2015, our very own Chuck Ramsay will take the stage to teach nationally-known trial attorneys the science of chemical testing, and how to use it in court. Specifically, Chuck and Dr. Jimmie…
  • Aug 23

    A Titillating Conversation About Equality

    A Titillating Conversation About Equality
    Today marks the eighth annual nationwide “Go Topless Day.” Women around the country are baring their breasts in a show of solidarity for gender equality. As long as men are allowed to be topless in public, women should have the…
  • Aug 19

    Minnesota Adopts Good-Faith Exception to the Exclusionary Rule . . . Long Live the Exclusionary Rule!

    Minnesota Adopts Good-Faith Exception to the Exclusionary Rule . . . Long Live the Exclusionary Rule!
    Today the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a long awaited decision on whether or not to adopt the “good-faith” exception to the Fourth Amendment exclusionary rule. In a 4-3 decision, the Court did decide to adopt the good-faith…
Rank this Week: 2018

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, breath testing, and field sobriety tests in Minnesota. By Charles A. Ramsay & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Chuck Ramsay Joins Faculty of National College for DUI Defense

    Chuck Ramsay Joins Faculty of National College for DUI Defense
    In Atlanta, Georgia, on November 6th and 7th, 2015, our very own Chuck Ramsay will take the stage to teach nationally-known trial attorneys the science of chemical testing, and how to use it in court. Specifically, Chuck and Dr. Jimmie…
  • Aug 23

    A Titillating Conversation About Equality

    A Titillating Conversation About Equality
    Today marks the eighth annual nationwide “Go Topless Day.” Women around the country are baring their breasts in a show of solidarity for gender equality. As long as men are allowed to be topless in public, women should have the…
  • Aug 19

    Minnesota Adopts Good-Faith Exception to the Exclusionary Rule . . . Long Live the Exclusionary Rule!

    Minnesota Adopts Good-Faith Exception to the Exclusionary Rule . . . Long Live the Exclusionary Rule!
    Today the Minnesota Supreme Court issued a long awaited decision on whether or not to adopt the “good-faith” exception to the Fourth Amendment exclusionary rule. In a 4-3 decision, the Court did decide to adopt the good-faith…
Rank this Week: 2063

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
  • Aug 25

    Judge Berman Deflates SEC’s ALJ Appointment Proce

    Judge Berman Deflates SEC’s ALJ Appointment Proce
    United States District Court Judge Richard M. Berman of the Southern District of New York has been making headlines in recent weeks as he presides over the highly publicized case between the National Football League (“NFL”) and…
  • Aug 19

    International Hacking and Insider Trading Scheme Exposes Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities at Third-Party Vendor

    International Hacking and Insider Trading Scheme Exposes Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities at Third-Party Vendor
    On August 11, 2015, the SEC announced that it was bringing fraud charges against 32 defendants for their alleged participation in a five-year, international hacking and insider trading scheme.  According to the SEC, two Ukrainian men…
  • Aug 11

    The Boss Makes HOW much more than me? SEC Issues Final Pay Ratio Rule

    The Boss Makes HOW much more than me? SEC Issues Final Pay Ratio Rule
    On August 5, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved its final rule subjecting most public companies to the so-called “Pay Ratio Disclosure” mandated by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection…
Rank this Week: 2730

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Aug 25

    Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire: Perjury in Family Court

    Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire: Perjury in Family Court
    People tell lies, so-called “white” lies, they tell half-truths, they prevaricate, fabricate, distort, and tell “whoppers”, and they can, unless they are in a court of law or a government hearing where they are…
  • Aug 24

    Former Toronto Lawyer Founder of Infidelity Site, Ashley Madison

    Former Toronto Lawyer Founder of Infidelity Site, Ashley Madison
    Noel Biderman’s corporate slogan is “Life is short, have an affair”, although he says that personally he does not subscribe to his company’s philosophy. A graduate of Toronto’s Osgoode Hall Law School, Biderman…
  • Aug 19

    Jared Fogle, Subway Spokesman, Had Secret Life as a Pedophile

    Jared Fogle, Subway Spokesman, Had Secret Life as a Pedophile
    Jared Fogle was a clean-cut college kid from a good family in Indiana who weighed 425 pounds and decided he needed to lose some weight. He gave up his craving for fast food and began eating exclusively at Subway. Along the way he lost…
Rank this Week: 1028

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer…

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri family law. By Brinkman & Alter, LLC.

http://www.stlouiscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2225

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug and theft crimes. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Concerning Delay in Reports of Tainted Breathalyzer Evidence

    Concerning Delay in Reports of Tainted Breathalyzer Evidence
    According to a recent article in the MetroWest Daily News, the state’s Office of Alcohol Testing (OAT), which certifies breath testing machines used around Massachusetts, appears to have known about a software issue that complicated…
  • Aug 5

    SJC Finds Text Message Admissible as Excited Utterance

    SJC Finds Text Message Admissible as Excited Utterance
    In Commonwealth v. Mulgrave, the Supreme Judicial Court held for the first time that a text message could constitute an excited utterance under Massachusetts law. An excited utterance is an exception to the rule prohibiting the admission of…
  • Jul 27

    Norfolk County Teacher Arrested for Alleged Rape of Child

    Norfolk County Teacher Arrested for Alleged Rape of Child
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a Norfolk County Agricultural High School teacher was recently charged with raping a child. The teacher is specifically charged with (1) rape of a child with force; (2) aggravated rape of a…
Rank this Week: 1229

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 3295

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Aug 25

    Culpable States of Mind - Knowledge

    Culpable States of Mind - Knowledge
    In criminal courts, including Maine's, what was going through a person's mind is a crucial part of whether what they did was a crime, or not. This is a crime's requirement that someone have a “culpable state of mind” in order to…
  • Aug 24

    Culpable States of Mind - Intent

    Culpable States of Mind - Intent
    In all criminal courts, including Maine's, a person's state of mind has been determined to be a crucial part of a crime. This is because the law thinks that when you commit a crime without intent, that crime is not as serious but if you meant…
  • Aug 18

    Maine's Confusing Rape Shield Law

    Maine's Confusing Rape Shield Law
    One of the many things that criminal defense attorneys have to worry about all the time is evidence. But it goes much further than just about what looks good, in court: It's also about what even gets into court, in the first place. The…
Rank this Week: 1464