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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,…
  • Jan 7

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways? (Part Two)

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways? (Part Two)
    However, Texas' public lewdness statute proscribes a wide range of conduct, including the consensual touching of breasts outside the clothing in public. Sec. 21.01. defines: (1) "Deviate sexual intercourse" means: (A) any contact between…
  • Jan 7

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?
    Salvador Cisneros came to the United States to realize the American dream, and part of his dream might have ranged from fondling breasts in public to joining the mile high club. Having been discovered in the United States without permission…
Rank this Week: 4700

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/
  • Feb 9

    Michigan Driver's License Holds and Clearance

    Michigan Driver's License Holds and Clearance
    About half of my Michigan driver's license restoration practice involves getting a clearance for a Michigan "hold" upon a person's driving record that prevents him or her from obtaining (or renewing) a driver's license in another…
  • Feb 6

    Preparing for your Driver's License Appeal Hearing

    Preparing for your Driver's License Appeal Hearing
    This article about Michigan driver's license restoration will be a return to the more detailed examination of a single aspect of the license appeal process that is typical of most articles on this blog. The last stage in the driver's...
  • Feb 2

    DUI 1st Offense in Michgan - Not the end of your World

    DUI 1st Offense in Michgan - Not the end of your World
    As a Michigan DUI and driver's license restoration lawyer, I handle the whole gamut of drunk driving and driver's license related work, from 1st, 2nd and 3rd (felony) drinking and driving offenses, to restoring driver's licenses for people…
Rank this Week: 277

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 329

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jan 31

    The Myth That Won’t Die

    The Myth That Won’t Die
    We were out to dinner at a pedestrian steakhouse last evening with a couple we’ve known for a very long time.  After running the course of the usual conversations, my pal Ralph mentioned that he was concerned for his niece who was…
  • Jan 31

    Who’s That Knocking At My Door?

    Who’s That Knocking At My Door?
    At WaPo’s The Watch, Radley Balko has a fascinating discussion of the history of no-knock warrants which includes discussion by Reason’s Jacob Sullum. The no-knock raid is different from other raids in that it dispenses with the…
  • Jan 31

    The Need To Resign

    The Need To Resign
    Most people who serve on committees are “joiners,” the types of people who desire to be on boards, or committees, or groups so they can say they are and feel as if they must be very important people because they are part of the…
Rank this Week: 49

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/
  • Jan 30

    Sheriff: Why sex offenders live in our communitie

    Sheriff: Why sex offenders live in our communitie
    1-31-2015 Wisconsin: Throughout the years I have written articles pertaining to many topics that affect the overall safety of our communities. From theft and fraud prevention to animal bites and cold weather preparation, there is never a…
  • Jan 30

    Sex-Offender Laws to Be Weakened

    Sex-Offender Laws to Be Weakened
    1-30-2015 California: Court Rulings, Lawsuit Force County Supervisors To Act Prompted by two adverse appellate court decisions and a lawsuit springing from them, the board of supervisors on Tuesday gave tentative approval to amendments to…
  • Jan 30

    Sex offender residency restrictions may be backfiring

    Sex offender residency restrictions may be backfiring
    1-30-2015 Wisconsin: No one wants a sex offender next door, but WISN 12 News has learned efforts to keep them out of a community may have actually brought them closer to those you love. By law, prisons release sex offenders to the counties…
Rank this Week: 26

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/
  • Jan 30

    Single Vehicle Rollover Near Malta

    Single Vehicle Rollover Near Malta
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Jan 28

    Final Update - Crash Blocks US26 Near Wyoming Border

    Final Update - Crash Blocks US26 Near Wyoming Border
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
  • Jan 28

    Crash near Kimberly blocked traffic for 2 hours.

    Crash near Kimberly blocked traffic for 2 hours.
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
Rank this Week: 267

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    A Superbowl Sex Sting Poem

    A Superbowl Sex Sting Poem
    As a warning for those who might think it wise to blog after judging a beer competition, I present without further ado a Superbowl sex sting poem for your enjoyment: ‘Twas the night before the Superbowl, when all through the state, Not…
  • Jan 28

    The Superbowl…Of Sex?

    The Superbowl…Of Sex?
    If I took the news here seriously, I’d probably be hiding under my bed right now. I would be filled with terror knowing that hordes of sex-crazed Superbowl attendees are currently descending on our fair state with an unquenchable…
  • Jan 26

    Concealed Weapons In Arizona – Apparently Way Too Confusing For Lawyer

    Concealed Weapons In Arizona – Apparently Way Too Confusing For Lawyer
    An out of state lawyer called me earlier today with questions about Arizona’s concealed carry law. As we spoke, I Googled “misconduct involving weapons az” to pull up the statute. The law was the first result, as it should…
Rank this Week: 584

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Karren Kenney.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefense.guru/
  • Jan 30

    Understanding Your Right to Remain Silent

    Understanding Your Right to Remain Silent
    When Genevo Salinas, a suspect of the 1992 murder of brothers Juan and Hector Garza, remained unresponsive to a single question following an hour of police interrogation, he believed he was acting on his Fifth Amendment rights. However,…
  • Jan 15

    The Government is Listening…BEWARE!

    The Government is Listening…BEWARE!
    From 2012 to 2013, federal and state surveillance from wiretaps of oral, wire, and electronic communications increased an astonishing five percent. This electronic eavesdropping, while seemingly invasive, is considered lawful interception in…
  • Jan 1

    Convicted, Executed, And Then Exonerated? It’s Too Little Too Late…

    Convicted, Executed, And Then Exonerated? It’s Too Little Too Late…
    On December 17, 2014, George Stinney, convicted of first-degree murder, was granted a clear name with the reopening of his case. Upon investigating the circumstances of Stinney’s conviction, Judge Carmen T. Mullen found that his…
Rank this Week: 2346

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/
  • Jan 30

    Texas Man Allegedly Had Blood Forcibly Drawn without Consent After DUI Arrest

    Texas Man Allegedly Had Blood Forcibly Drawn without Consent After DUI Arrest
    Los Angeles DUI laws are very particular about what can and cannot be used as evidence during a DUI case. The following Texas case depicts what can happen if police officers don’t follow appropriate protocol. According to news reports,…
  • Jan 28

    Texas Man Gets Pulled Over for 8th DUI: Los Angeles DUI Lawyers React

    Texas Man Gets Pulled Over for 8th DUI: Los Angeles DUI Lawyers React
    In Los Angeles, DUI offenses can be punished by a few hours in prison or many years – the harshness of the sentencing depends on many factors, such as the nature of the alleged offense, the amount of damage done to people and property,…
  • Jan 26

    Colorado Researchers Race to Collect Data on Drug DUIs: Los Angeles DUI Attorney Assesse

    Colorado Researchers Race to Collect Data on Drug DUIs: Los Angeles DUI Attorney Assesse
    The recent legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington – in addition to the widespread and growing approval of medical pot — has spurred some fascinating research. Scientists want to understand how the growing wave of…
Rank this Week: 1060

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/
  • Jan 30

    New Jersey Man Arrested for DUI on New Year’s Claims “Everyone Drives Drunk”

    New Jersey Man Arrested for DUI on New Year’s Claims “Everyone Drives Drunk”
    When the police recently stopped you at a checkpoint or pulled you over on the freeway, you probably didn’t need a Los Angeles DUI attorney on hand to tell you to avoid saying obviously incriminating or stupid comments, such as “I…
  • Jan 26

    Los Angeles DUI Community Ponders Oklahoma’s New Anti-Alcohol Purchasing Restriction

    Los Angeles DUI Community Ponders Oklahoma’s New Anti-Alcohol Purchasing Restriction
    This Los Angeles DUI blog constantly scours the national landscape (or at least attempts to do so) to identify important legal trends in the field. State lawmakers – often out of desperation – sometimes decide to “get…
  • Jan 23

    Father Charged with DUI While Driving His 2 Autistic Children

    Father Charged with DUI While Driving His 2 Autistic Children
    All but four states in the nation have laws on the books that increase penalties for people who drive DUI while transporting children. In California, police recently arrested a man named Joel Feseer for precisely this crime and hit him with…
Rank this Week: 1519

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Jan 30

    2015.33: In Which I Gertrude About Gertruding about Gertruding

    2015.33: In Which I Gertrude About Gertruding about Gertruding
    I would never say that I don’t need to prove that I don’t need to prove that I’m opposed to cops being murdered. Because it’s obvious that I don’t need to prove that I don’t need to prove that I ……
  • Jan 30

    2015.32: Texas Lawyers, Don’t Be That Guy

    2015.32: Texas Lawyers, Don’t Be That Guy
    Some lawyers are reportedly interpreting Ethics Opinion 646 to mean that they can give their clients copies of discovery produced under Article 39.14 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, despite Article 39.14(f)‘s admonition that:…
  • Jan 30

    2015.31: Ethical Question—Privilege vs. Best Interest

    2015.31: Ethical Question—Privilege vs. Best Interest
    Hypo: In a Texas criminal case, defense counsel receives a video recording in discovery from the state. Assume that she needs to prepare her witnesses for cross-examination by talking to them about the contents of the video. The defendant…
Rank this Week: 153

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law.

http://michigancriminalattorney.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Best Michigan Civil and Criminal Forfeitures Attorney

    Best Michigan Civil and Criminal Forfeitures Attorney
    ARE YOU INVOLVED WITH AN ASSET FORFEITURE CLAIM IN MICHIGAN FROM NARCOTICS, CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, DRUG USAGE, DISTRIBUTION, MANUFACTURING, OR TRAFFICKING CHARGES? GET THE BEST DRUG DEFENSE CRIMINAL ATTORNEY AVAILABLE. What Is At Issue With…
  • Jan 30

    Early Termination of Federal Supervised Release – Exceptionally Good Behavior

    Early Termination of Federal Supervised Release – Exceptionally Good Behavior
    What is Supervised Release? There are two different types of Federal Supervision – probation and supervised release.  Probation is given to people who are not sentenced to prison but are still required to abide by conditions set by…
  • Jan 29

    I think an Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor Hid Exculpatory Evidence

    I think an Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor Hid Exculpatory Evidence
    No one might read this but I had to get it off my chest. I have been a criminal defense lawyer in Michigan for 15 years. During that time I have seen a lot of very interesting things, cases, and people. I have also seen justice prevail and…
Rank this Week: 2517

Law Office of Joe Dane

Law Office of Joe Dane

Covers criminal offenses and procedure in California.

http://www.joedane.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    DUI Patrols and checkpoints – Super Bowl weekend Sunday 2015

    DUI Patrols and checkpoints – Super Bowl weekend Sunday 2015
    Increased DUI patrols for Super Bowl weekend in Orange County Like with every major holiday, big sporting events like the Super Bowl trigger increased DUI patrols. This year, the 2015 Super Bowl XLIX is no different. This year, the Orange…
  • Jan 9

    Speedy trial rights – 10 day trailing period

    Speedy trial rights – 10 day trailing period
    What are the rules for a speedy trial in California?   There are actually a couple of different speedy trial rules. The first question is whether you are charged with a felony or a misdemeanor. If it is a misdemeanor, you have a right to…
  • Jan 6

    If you consent to a police search, can you limit where they can search? Orange County criminal defense attorney

    If you consent to a police search, can you limit where they can search? Orange County criminal defense attorney
    If the police ask if they can search, can you put limits on where or how they can search?   The answer is yes… and no. If the police search is based on consent, the person giving consent can set limits as to the scope of the…
Rank this Week: 1285

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses topics related to DWI, criminal defense, traffic tickets, CDL defense, open records, Texas laws, and the War on Drugs. By Robert Guest.

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    7 Cell Phone Safety Rules for Stoner

    7 Cell Phone Safety Rules for Stoner
    They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Whether you measure you favorite chemical indulgences in grams or ounces you need to take some basic cell phone safety precautions. First, a disclaimer, a warrant and a dedicated…
  • Jan 20

    Kaufman County Jury Duty- No, I wasn’t struck

    Kaufman County Jury Duty- No, I wasn’t struck
    I received my first jury summons since moving to Kaufman County. It’s the first I have received in at least 10 years. I must be on some kind of “Do Not Call” list for potential jurors (let’s call them PJs). If you have…
  • Jan 2

    Ignorance of the law in no excuse, unless you’re a cop

    Ignorance of the law in no excuse, unless you’re a cop
    One of the most frustrating aspects of criminal defense work is the double standards that abound between what we expect of government (cops and prosecutors) and what expect of citizens. Which leads us to the case of the day…..…
Rank this Week: 571

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic ticket defense. By Law Office of John Stanko.

http://www.marinduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Extra DUI Patrols In Marin For Super Bowl Weekend

    Extra DUI Patrols In Marin For Super Bowl Weekend
    The multi police agency DUI enforcement team, "Avoid the Marin 13" will be putting extra officer out this weekend to look for drunk drivers. Football fans on Super Bowl Sunday had better not drink and drive as the police will...
  • Dec 16

    Holiday DUI Checkpoints Planed in San Rafael

    Holiday DUI Checkpoints Planed in San Rafael
    The City of San Rafael Police Department will be conducting drunk driving checkpoints and special DUI patrols this holiday season. The driving under the influence patrols and driving while impaired checkpoints will run through January 1,…
  • Dec 14

    November 2014 Bay Area Traffic Court Result

    November 2014 Bay Area Traffic Court Result
    LAW OFFICE OF JOHN STANKO, Inc. ________________________________________ TRAFFIC COURT RESULTS October 2014 COURT CHARGE RESULT Marin Speeding. Reduced to a no pointer! Marin Speeding, Out of State driver. Traffic school allowed. Marin…
Rank this Week: 4898

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Jan 30

    Seahawks Fans: Don't Drink and Drive on Super Bowl Sunday

    Seahawks Fans: Don't Drink and Drive on Super Bowl Sunday
    As exciting as it is to have the Seahawks playing in their second Super Bowl in two years, it's important for 12s across the state to have a plan in place to get home after the game. Washington State Patrol Deputy Chief Curt Hattell wants…
  • Jan 7

    Are Police Doing Their Job When it Comes to Drunk Driving?

    Are Police Doing Their Job When it Comes to Drunk Driving?
    Statistics indicate that drinking and driving is one of the most prevalent offenses throughout America. With nearly 300,000 drunk driving incidents occurring across the country every single day, you'd think that putting an end to driving…
  • Dec 3

    Jonathan Dichter Selected for National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorney

    Jonathan Dichter Selected for National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorney
    Lynnwood DUI Defense Attorney Jonathan Dichter of Dichter Law Office, PLLC, has joined the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys and has been selected as one of the "TOP 10 Under 40 Years Old" criminal defense attorneys in Washington…
Rank this Week: 3461

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    How Shoplifting Can Become Robbery

    How Shoplifting Can Become Robbery
    Sometimes, the heat of the moment transforms something stupid into something tragic. I've seen road rage transform into a prison term, and I've seen shoplifting upgraded to robbery. Now, it should come as no surprise that law enforcement's…
  • Jan 15

    What Should Happen at a Bond Reduction Hearing?

    What Should Happen at a Bond Reduction Hearing?
    Lots of inmates are looking for a bond reduction. For reasons unbeknownst to me, some judges just hand out ridiculously high bonds. So, bond reductions are a popular, and necessary. Also, bond amounts are not the only crazy aspect of…
  • Jan 9

    Follow My Commands, or Go To Jail

    Follow My Commands, or Go To Jail
    Nobody likes to be bossed around, but plenty of people enjoy being bossy. Most of these bossy folks work for the government. The good thing about bossy people is that you don't necessarily have to listen to them. Sure, you may be fired if…
Rank this Week: 4742

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/
  • Jan 30

    McGrath on Prosecution of White-Collar Crime in a Developing Economy

    McGrath on Prosecution of White-Collar Crime in a Developing Economy
    Joe McGrath (UCD) has posted The Prosecution of White-Collar Crime in a Developing Economy: A Case Study of Ireland in the 20th Century (in: Van Erp, J.; Huisman, W.; Vande Walle, G (eds). The Routledge Handbook of White-Collar and…
  • Jan 30

    Feeley on The Unconvincing Case Against Private Prison

    Feeley on The Unconvincing Case Against Private Prison
    Malcolm M Feeley (University of California, Berkeley) has posted The Unconvincing Case Against Private Prisons (Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 89, No. 4, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In 2009, the Israeli High Court of Justice held that…
  • Jan 30

    Toomey & Kaufman on Surveillance and Notice

    Toomey & Kaufman on Surveillance and Notice
    Patrick C. Toomey and Brett Max Kaufman (ACLU National Security Project and NYU School of Law Technology Law & Policy Clinic) has posted The Notice Paradox: Secret Surveillance, Criminal Defendants & the Right to Notice (Santa Clara…
Rank this Week: 124

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1688

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Daytona DUI Court Grants Offenders Second Chance

    Daytona DUI Court Grants Offenders Second Chance
    On any given day, it's estimated there are 300,000 trips made in motor vehicles in which the driver is drunk. That's according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which reports 4,000 of those drivers are arrested. In many cases, these…
  • Jan 7

    Daytona Prostitution Sting Results in Eight Arrest

    Daytona Prostitution Sting Results in Eight Arrest
    Undercover officers with the Daytona Beach Police Department initiated a "reverse prostitution sting" on New Year's Eve. By morning, officers arrested eight men for misdemeanor crimes of solicitation of prostitution. Some were also charged…
  • Dec 24

    Report: Volusia Domestic Violence Cases Up, While Other Areas See Decline

    Report: Volusia Domestic Violence Cases Up, While Other Areas See Decline
    There is a heightened risk of domestic violence incidents throughout the holidays, as many families are spending more time together at home, often with the added pressure of visitors, the financial burdens of gift-giving and a…
Rank this Week: 3339

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/
  • Jan 30

    Difference Between a Traffic and DUI Investigation

    Difference Between a Traffic and DUI Investigation
    What is the Difference Between a Traffic Investigation and a DUI Investigation? Traffic Investigation: If you have ever had the misfortune of being involved in a traffic accident, you knowthat the process can be stressful and traumatic. In…
  • Jan 28

    Bautista v. State | DUI Manslaughter

    Bautista v. State | DUI Manslaughter
    DUI Manslaughter | Double Jeopardy? The Supreme Court of Florida is faced with a certified question “of great public importance” from the Fourth District regarding the decision of Bautista v. State: “DOES THE…
  • Jan 28

    Additional 3 Months for Beach Place

    Additional 3 Months for Beach Place
    Fort Lauderdale declared Beach Place, a popular outdoor mall in front of the beach on A1A, a nuisance to the city due to reported drug dealing and various other criminal activities in and around the bars and outlet shops of Beach Place.…
Rank this Week: 2257

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Jan 30

    CPLR §§ 321 land 3212 and Article 51

    CPLR §§ 321 land 3212 and Article 51
    Conversely, even where there is ample proof of a plaintiff's injury, certain factors may nonetheless override a plaintiff's objective medical proof of limitations and permit dismissal of a plaintiff's complaint. Specifically, additional…
  • Jan 27

    CPLR §§ 321 land 3212 and Article 51

    CPLR §§ 321 land 3212 and Article 51
    A New York Personal Injury Lawyer said that, defendants move, pursuant to CPLR §§ 321 land 3212 and Article 51 of the Insurance Law of the State of New York, for an order granting summary judgment to defendants on the ground that…
  • Jan 25

    Officer DS's memo book were marked for identification

    Officer DS's memo book were marked for identification
    The fact that a common carrier is operated by a governmental entity does not mean it has a lesser responsibility toward the public than one which is under private ownership. In that connection, there is simply no legal basis for imposing the…
Rank this Week: 576

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Jan 30

    How are wrongful death settlements distributed in North East Philly?

    How are wrongful death settlements distributed in North East Philly?
    Wrongful death settlements are distributed either according to the deceased’s will or pursuant to Pennsylvania’s intestacy statutes if there is no will. Note two important distinctions about damages recovered from survival…
  • Jan 28

    Taxes on Settlements for Wrongful Death or Survival Actions in Bristol

    Taxes on Settlements for Wrongful Death or Survival Actions in Bristol
    Taxes on settlements for wrongful death and survivor actions differ. But before we get into the difference, it’s important to understand the differences between these two types of lawsuits. In a wrongful death lawsuit, a personal…
  • Jan 26

    Tips for Riding a Motorcycle in Winter in Bensalem

    Tips for Riding a Motorcycle in Winter in Bensalem
    Winter motorcycle riding presents a special set of unique challenges for Bensalem motorcyclists. Brisk winds, poor visibility, and snowfall all can place motorcyclists at high risk of an accident. Here are some tips for riding a motorcycle in…
Rank this Week: 609

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jan 30

    Interparty Dating

    Interparty Dating
    From the Daily Show, off-topic but very funny....
  • Jan 30

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Murder Suspect Was On Probation: Fairfield, CA Police have arrested a habitual felon for a Thanksgiving day murder who was on probation at the time of the crime.  Henry Lee of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that 19-year-old Leonard…
  • Jan 29

    Texas Execution

    Texas Execution
    Michael Graczyk reports for AP:A Texas man convicted of killing a 38-year-old woman nearly two decades ago while he was on parole for a triple slaying years earlier was executed Thursday evening. Robert Ladd, 57, received a lethal injection…
Rank this Week: 1467

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1452

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
Rank this Week: 2291

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC Blog

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Jan 30

    Insurance Defense Arguments in a Maryland Auto Accident Case

    Insurance Defense Arguments in a Maryland Auto Accident Case
    13 reasons an insurance company will try and not pay for your car accident claim: The insurance defense lawyer will argue that you have little to no visible damage to your vehicle.  The interesting part of this argument is the vehicles…
  • Jan 21

    Revoked License Ticket Maryland

    Revoked License Ticket Maryland
    Have you been charged with driving on a revoked license in Maryland? Call attorney Randolph Rice at 410-288-2900 or email his office for immediate legal help. Driving while privilege is revoked in Maryland is a serious traffic offense and…
  • Jan 19

    4 Steps to Find the Best Baltimore Accident Lawyer

    4 Steps to Find the Best Baltimore Accident Lawyer
    You’ve been in an auto accident and you need to find the best Baltimore Accident Lawyer? Contact the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, at 410-288-2900 or email the office for immediate legal advice. Step 1 to an Auto Accident…
Rank this Week: 2209

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Jan 30

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    A 47-year-old Louisiana man who served nearly two-thirds of his life in prison for a crime that his lawyers say he did not commit has accepted a plea bargain with the local district attorney's office in order to secure his innocence. In 1985,…
  • Jan 29

    Federal Judge Resigns from the National Commission on Forensic Science in Opposition to Department of Justice

    Federal Judge Resigns from the National Commission on Forensic Science in Opposition to Department of Justice
    In a bold protest of a recent decision by the U.S. Department of Justice's to reject recommendations made by a federally appointed panel of the National Commission on Forensic Science formed to address growing concerns around the quality of…
  • Jan 29

    Brooklyn District Attorney Expands Purview of Wrongful Conviction Investigations Unit

    Brooklyn District Attorney Expands Purview of Wrongful Conviction Investigations Unit
    On Wednesday, Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announced that his office's Conviction Review Unit, which led to the exonerations of 11 people in 2014, has expanded its investigations beyond murder charges. According to the Brooklyn…
Rank this Week: 704

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: 2376

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law issues from the point of view of a former state prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney. By Kyle Green.

http://www.criminaldefenseattorneykg.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Fourth Amendment Right

    Fourth Amendment Right
    Most Americans somewhat understand what the Constitution stands for and who it is intended to protect. Nevertheless, it may be difficult to figure out which Amendments within the Constitution are more important than others and which pertain…
  • Jan 16

    Fourth Amendment Under Attack, Again

    Fourth Amendment Under Attack, Again
    After the October 6, 2014 argument in front of the United States Supreme Court, attorneys for Nicholas Heien and the attorneys for the state of North Carolina finally received a decision on December 15, 2014 for the Heien v. North Carolina…
  • Jan 8

    Restore Your Rights After a Felony

    Restore Your Rights After a Felony
    The age old myth is that convicted felons cannot vote, or possess guns. Just because you have a felony on your record does not mean that you lose all your rights as a citizen.   Life after a felony conviction can be frustrating and…
Rank this Week: 3762

LawyerDefend.Me

LawyerDefend.Me

Covers criminal defense topics for Texas criminal defendants and their families. By Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.

http://lawyerdefend.me/
  • Jan 30

    Felony Possession of Marijuana Case of 5-50 lbs Dismissed in San Antonio

    Felony Possession of Marijuana Case of 5-50 lbs Dismissed in San Antonio
    On January 30th, 2015, Cook & Cook client, Cindy, r […] The post Felony Possession of Marijuana Case of 5-50 lbs Dismissed in San Antonio appeared first on Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.
  • Jan 27

    Client’s Assault Family Case Dismissed in Bexar County Texa

    Client’s Assault Family Case Dismissed in Bexar County Texa
    On the morning of January 27th, 2015, Cook & Cook p […] The post Client’s Assault Family Case Dismissed in Bexar County Texas appeared first on Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.
  • Jan 9

    Cell Phones While Driving in San Antonio = $200 Fine

    Cell Phones While Driving in San Antonio = $200 Fine
    Can I at least talk on my blue tooth?!  No, sister.  Sa […] The post Cell Phones While Driving in San Antonio = $200 Fine appeared first on Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.
Rank this Week: 1665

Oklahoma DUI

Oklahoma DUI

Covers DUI news and cases. They are the co-authors of By Bruce Edge and John Hunsucker.

http://duioklahoma.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    Fine line between presenting evidence and being inflammatory

    Fine line between presenting evidence and being inflammatory
    Interesting article today in the American Bar Association Journal about the prosecutor's use of 250 powerpoint slides in his closing.  The Washington Supreme Court overturned the conviction stating the presentation amounted to…
  • Jan 8

    Great wins today for Hunsucker Legal Group

    Great wins today for Hunsucker Legal Group
    The Hunsucker Legal Group had a great day today. Nicholas Lee had a fantastic win with a complete dismissal of a DUI charge against our client. Client was arrested after driving out of the jurisdiction of the police officer. State argued…
  • Jan 8

    Nice Win for Nick Lee

    Nice Win for Nick Lee
    Our Senior Associate Nicholas Lee had a nice win for our client today.  HLG was representing a Colorado citizen that was arrested for DUI in Woodward, OK.  After we obtained the patrol video of the stop as well as the other…
Rank this Week: 4492

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 2558

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    RoundUp, Child Pornography and Kyllo

    RoundUp, Child Pornography and Kyllo
    After Jeffrey Feldman was indicted on federal charges of “receiving and possessing child pornography” he filed motions to “compel discovery regarding the computer program (`RoundUp’) used by law enforcement to…
  • Jan 28

    The "Electronic Data Files," the British Authorities and the 4th Amendment

    The "Electronic Data Files," the British Authorities and the 4th Amendment
    After “Paul Robert Gunter [was] convicted and sentenced on multiple counts related to two international investment fraud schemes”, he appealed.  U.S. v. Odoni, 2015 WL 150740 (U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit…
  • Jan 26

    Computers, Child Pornography and Forfeiture

    Computers, Child Pornography and Forfeiture
    Federal authorities indicted Justin Paul Gladding on two countsrelated to his possession of child pornography: Count 1: Receipt or Distribution of a Visual Depiction of a Minor Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct in violation of 18 U.S.…
Rank this Week: 1807

White Collar Defense and…

White Collar Defense and Compliance

Covers developments in criminal law, federal case law, and statutes. Published by Alan Leibman of Fox Rothschild.

http://whitecollarcrime.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jan 30

    Third Circuit Opinion Cites Alain Leibman’s Fox WC Blog Entry

    Third Circuit Opinion Cites Alain Leibman’s Fox WC Blog Entry
    Alain Leibman writes: Those of you who follow, or at least sporadically read, this blog know that it attempts to treat in a considered way important issues facing the white collar bar and our clients.  Still, like any blog, it exists…
  • Dec 22

    Alain Leibman And Fox Rothschild Acknowledged For Veterans’ Assistance

    Alain Leibman And Fox Rothschild Acknowledged For Veterans’ Assistance
    Alain Leibman writes: Departing from the usual subjects discussed in this space, I wanted in the spirit of the season to share with our readers an example of lawyers giving back to their larger community.  Three years ago, with the…
  • Dec 8

    Fox Rothschild Obtains Complete Dismissal Of Federal Trade Secret Theft Case

    Fox Rothschild Obtains Complete Dismissal Of Federal Trade Secret Theft Case
    Alain Leibman: On Friday, December 5th, the Department of Justice finally surrendered in a multi-defendant trade secret case being prosecuted in the Southern District of Indiana on behalf of complainant Eli Lilly and Company. (United States…
Rank this Week: 685

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jan 30

    The argument for a populist Democratic Party: Not the Obama Coalition

    The argument for a populist Democratic Party: Not the Obama Coalition
    Neither of these women hinder or help the Emerging Democratic Majority. Egberto Willes in arguing that the "Obama Coalition" is not truly a Democratic coalition, wrote: President Obama won the presidency twice. Each time he won he did so…
  • Jan 30

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    Another busy day. Our last open thread is full, here's another one, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jan 30

    Canada Set to Approve More Surveillance Authority

    Canada Set to Approve More Surveillance Authority
    Canada is unwisely following in the footsteps of the United States and about to pass legislation increasing surveillance authority for intelligence purposes in the name of the War on Terror. Under the new law, which will be presented…
Rank this Week: 2

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Identity Theft in the Third Degree

    Identity Theft in the Third Degree
    Identity theft laws in most states make it a crime to misuse another person's identifying information -- whether personal or financial. Such data (including social security numbers, credit history, and PIN numbers) is often acquired through…
  • Jan 28

    Identity Theft in the Third Degree

    Identity Theft in the Third Degree
    Under the New York Penal Law, a person is guilty of identity theft in the third degree when he or she knowingly and with intent to defraud assumes the identity of another person by presenting himself or herself as that...
  • Jan 26

    Money Laundering in New York

    Money Laundering in New York
    White collar crime" can describe a wide variety of crimes, but they all typically involve crime committed through deceit and motivated by financial gain. The most common white collar crimes are various types of fraud, embezzlement, tax…
Rank this Week: 844

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Tampa woman crashes into a bar, gets a DUI

    Tampa woman crashes into a bar, gets a DUI
    A woman drives into a bar...not the beginning of a bad joke but rather an unfortunate incident for the unlucky driver. 29-year-old Sully Marie Torre-Medina was charged with possession of marijuana and DUI with injury after her car crashed…
  • Jan 22

    Tampa police take down multiple car thefts, drunk driver all in one night

    Tampa police take down multiple car thefts, drunk driver all in one night
    Bay News 9 has a brief write up about recent events in Tampa that sound like a great Lethal Weapon montage scene... Two seperate police pursuits in Tampa with two stolen vehicles equal four grand theft auto arrests yesterday. Per police…
  • Jan 15

    Woman gets DUI because of vanilla extract?

    Woman gets DUI because of vanilla extract?
    From People magazine, a woman shows that driving under the influence arrests aren't always because of beer, wine or spirits. We had previously written about a man arrested for DUI who claimed he smelled of alcohol because of the…
Rank this Week: 1124

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

By Urbelis Law, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsduilawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Criminal Defense Attorney Arrested For Defending Her Client's Constitutional Right

    Criminal Defense Attorney Arrested For Defending Her Client's Constitutional Right
    A criminal defense attorney was arrested for resisting arrest in the hallway of the courthouse where she has worked for the past 18 years. Jami Tillotson, a Deputy Public Defender for the San Franciso Public Defender's office was arrested…
  • Jan 30

    Aaron Hernandez Trial, Part I: The Opening Statement

    Aaron Hernandez Trial, Part I: The Opening Statement
    Good afternoon. I'm Boston criminal defense attorney Ben Urbelis, and I am going to be doing a video blog, providing updates on the Aaron Hernandez first-degree murder trial that's currently underway. I've already received a lot of questions…
  • Jan 28

    Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: Mandatory Jury Instruction In All Massachusetts Criminal Trial

    Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: Mandatory Jury Instruction In All Massachusetts Criminal Trial
    This week, Massachusetts highest court - the Supreme Judicial Court - exercised its power in Commonwealth v. Russell to require a uniform instruction on "proof beyond a reasonable doubt." In a criminal case, the Constitution requires the…
Rank this Week: 4605

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Does Uber Do Enough to Protect Its Passengers?

    Does Uber Do Enough to Protect Its Passengers?
    Alleged criminal activity by Uber drivers has the company in hot water. Do you think Uber drivers should face the same process as taxi drivers? Do you feel comfortable using Uber?
  • Jan 28

    How Long is Too Long for a Traffic Stop?

    How Long is Too Long for a Traffic Stop?
    Can a police officer call for backup and wait for a drug-sniffing dog to arrive during a traffic stop? That is the question that is being asked by the U.S. Supreme Court in an interesting case.
  • Jan 26

    Is Police Brutality Avoidable?

    Is Police Brutality Avoidable?
    Every year, innocent people die by the hands of law enforcement. However, many of these deaths could be avoided by handling the situation correctly when approached by police. Our attorneys explain how you could avoid police brutality.
Rank this Week: 695

DuPage County Criminal Defense…

DuPage County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Martin & Kent, LLC.

http://www.dupagecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2260

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Covers decisions and opinions by The Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and The Supreme Court of the United States regarding DUI law, Search and Seizure, and arrest procedures. By George C. Creal Jr.

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
  • Jan 30

    Cawley vs State - Constitutional Speedy Trial - Third Time is the Charm

    Cawley vs State - Constitutional Speedy Trial - Third Time is the Charm
    Cawley vs. State, A14A0996, November 21. 2014. The Georgia Court of Appeals remanded this case, a second time, again to the trial court to properly weigh the Barker v. Wingo, 407 U.S. 415 (92 SCt 2182, 33 LE2d 101)(1972) factors on its second…
  • Dec 17

    Ignorantia legis neminem excusat - except for the Police

    Ignorantia legis neminem excusat - except for the Police
    Nicholas B. Heien v. North Carolina, No. 13-604, Supreme Court of the United States (December 14, 2014).  The U.S. Supreme Court held that a reasonable mistake of law by police in the required number of working tail lights on an…
  • Nov 27

    State v Padgett - Police requested DUI blood test must go to crime lab

    State v Padgett - Police requested DUI blood test must go to crime lab
    State v. Padgett, A14A1002, November 18, 2014. James Padgett was involved in a motorcycle wreck. Police responding to the accident tested Padgett's breath with a portable breath test and read Padgett implied consent rights for a DUI blood…
Rank this Week: 3614

San Antonio Traffic Ticket Blog

San Antonio Traffic Ticket Blog

Covers traffic tickets, speeding ticket defense, moving and non-moving violations, local court information. By Coquat Law Firm.

http://www.trafficticketsa.com/Blog/
  • Jan 30

    Super Bowl Sunday Hands Free Traffic Ticket

    Super Bowl Sunday Hands Free Traffic Ticket
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA Make sure you do not get a Super Bowl Sunday Hands Free Traffic Ticket! No matter if you are cheering for the Seahawks, the Patriots, the commercials, or even Katy Perry’s half time show The…
  • Jan 16

    Houston Traffic Ticket Attorney

    Houston Traffic Ticket Attorney
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA The Coquat Law Firm resolves thousands of traffic ticket citations every single year across South Texas. The Coquat Law Firm primarily works along the i-35 corridor and serves cities like San Antonio,…
  • Jan 5

    San Antonio Hands Free Driving Law

    San Antonio Hands Free Driving Law
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA The new San Antonio Hands Free Driving Law is now in effect!!! But don’t worry. The 30 day grace period is still in effect. This means you will not get a ticket under the new San Antonio…
Rank this Week: 3122

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Minnesota Man Appeals Conviction in Wife’s Murder

    Minnesota Man Appeals Conviction in Wife’s Murder
    In November of 2013, 37-year-old Jeffery Trevino was sentenced by District Judge Leonardo Castro to serve 27 1/2 years for the murder of his wife, 30-year-old Kira Steger. Now, Trevino is in court to appeal his conviction, according to a news…
  • Jan 29

    Suspect Who Injured Police Officer During Traffic Stop Facing Criminal Charge

    Suspect Who Injured Police Officer During Traffic Stop Facing Criminal Charge
    On Friday January 23, a 55-year-old man allegedly shot a Flint Township police officer after he was stopped for a traffic violation. That man, who has not been named pending his arraignment, is now facing charges of resisting and obstructing…
  • Jan 28

    Georgia Drug Bust Nets Two Arrests, Third Suspect Being Sought by Authoritie

    Georgia Drug Bust Nets Two Arrests, Third Suspect Being Sought by Authoritie
    On Saturday January 24, a drug bust in Ivey located in Wilkinson County, GA resulted in the arrest of two individuals, 32-year-old Amanda Helms, and 57-year-old Herman Bill Hendricks, Helms’s uncle, according to a news article at…
Rank this Week: 356

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    5 More Sentenced in Operation Wax House

    5 More Sentenced in Operation Wax House
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Five defendants were sentenced in January 2015, for their roles in a mortgage fraud scheme involving straw buyers, kickbacks and bank bribery. Of the 91 individuals charged in Operation Wax House, eighty-nine defendants…
  • Jan 30

    Man Charged with Obtaining Nearly $1M in Fraudulent Loan

    Man Charged with Obtaining Nearly $1M in Fraudulent Loan
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Joe Spaqi, 60, Cleveland, Ohio, has been indicted and charged with fraudulently obtaining nearly $1 million from the now-closed St. Paul Croatian Federal Credit Union. The defendant was indicted on four counts of…
  • Jan 29

    Former Title Company Manager Jailed for Mortgage Fraud

    Former Title Company Manager Jailed for Mortgage Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Terri Lynn Johnson, 50, Columbia, Missouri, former branch manager of Landchoice Company, LLC, has been sentenced in federal court for a $576,000 mortgage fraud and embezzlement scheme. The defendant was sentenced by U.S.…
Rank this Week: 3