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Michigan Criminal Attorneys Blog

Michigan Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal law. By Hilf & Hilf, PLC.

https://www.michigancriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Arrested for Retail Fraud from Sephora?

    Arrested for Retail Fraud from Sephora?
    Sephora stores are very proactive in their attempts to curtail retail fraud.  The fact that they sell small, popular, and often expensive products seems to tempt persons to steal from them.   A disproportionate number of clients…
  • Mar 23

    How Much Is a Lawyer for a Felony Case?

    How Much Is a Lawyer for a Felony Case?
    There are many different felony charges, and the amount that a lawyer charges for one as opposed to another may differ.  There are a variety of reasons why different felony offenses may cost different amounts. First, some types of cases…
  • Mar 21

    How Much Is A Lawyer For A Misdemeanor?

    How Much Is A Lawyer For A Misdemeanor?
    There is not a standard fee that lawyers charge for any particular misdemeanor.  If you speak with multiple lawyers about handling your case and the fee involved for the legal representation, you are likely to get multiple answers.…
Rank this Week: 2159

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland DUI news, updates and commentary. Published by Goldstein & Stamm, P.A.

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3010

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Discusses alcohol-related crimes and their defenses with a concentration on Minnesota.

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Mar 26

    College Students Could Face Harsh Penalties for DWI

    College Students Could Face Harsh Penalties for DWI
    Just a couple of days can make a big difference in the consequences of a DWI for college students in Minnesota. That’s because Minnesota takes under-age drinking extremely seriously, so a college student under age 21 who is caught…
  • Mar 16

    Is A Unanimous Verdict Required? Not Alway

    Is A Unanimous Verdict Required? Not Alway
    People seldom know a lot of details about how the criminal justice system operates, they tend to instead focus on some of the more interesting highlights. Most folks have heard of about the right to remain silent, though they might not…
  • Mar 7

    Supreme Court Believes Racial Stereotyping Enough To Justify Appeal

    Supreme Court Believes Racial Stereotyping Enough To Justify Appeal
    The aspiration of many in the legal field is to assure that the U.S. criminal justice system is blind; blind to the financial circumstances of defendants, to a person’s gender, sexuality and race. Decisions about guilt or innocence…
Rank this Week: 1813

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1579

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 1176

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Harris County litigation frames debate over bail bill

    Harris County litigation frames debate over bail bill
    Grits remains excited about bail-reform legislation being promoted by Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht and Court of Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge Sharon Keller this session, and carried at the Lege by John Whitmire (SB 1338)…
  • Mar 26

    Creating new discretion for police to use deescalation method

    Creating new discretion for police to use deescalation method
    An excellent and necessary bill that's so far flown under the radar needs a quick referral and vote if it's going to pass this year. HB 3824, filed on the next to last day of bill filing by state Rep. Toni Rose, alters antiquated…
  • Mar 25

    The CCA, Judicial Activism, and Texas' Statutory Exclusionary Rule

    The CCA, Judicial Activism, and Texas' Statutory Exclusionary Rule
    One of my pet peeves with the Government-Always-Wins faction on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals - which in this instance carried with it most of the rest of the court - arose in a recent ruling on the Fourth Amendment and Texas'…
Rank this Week: 254

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

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

    "Recognizing Redemption: Old Criminal Records and Employment Outcomes"

    "Recognizing Redemption: Old Criminal Records and Employment Outcomes"
    The title of this post is the title of this new essay authored by Peter Leasure and Tia Stevens Andersen available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: Upon completion of their sentences and when attempting to ‘reenter’ society, offenders…
  • Mar 26

    Notable perspectives on state and direction of modern criminal justice reform effort

    Notable perspectives on state and direction of modern criminal justice reform effort
    James Forman has this lengthy new commentary in the New York Times under the headlined "Justice Springs Eternal." I recommend the full piece to anyone and everyone seeking to take stock and reflect upon the current moment in the…
  • Mar 25

    "End the death penalty for mentally ill criminals"

    "End the death penalty for mentally ill criminals"
    The title of this post is the title of this new Washington Post commentary that strikes me as notable because it is penned by two former midwestern governors, Bob Taft (who was governor of Ohio from 1999 to 2007) and...
Rank this Week: 59

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Mar 26

    Iraq Suspends Mosul Advance Due to High Civilian Death

    Iraq Suspends Mosul Advance Due to High Civilian Death
    Iraq has suspended its advance on ISIS in Mosul due to the vast increase in civilian deaths from coalition bombings. Iraqi military leaders have halted their push to recapture west Mosul from Islamic State as international outrage grew…
  • Mar 24

    Trump Blames Dems For Failure of Health Care Bill

    Trump Blames Dems For Failure of Health Care Bill
    TrumpCare is dead. Republicans, not having enough votes, pulled the bill. Trump is not "the closer" he thought he was. The Washington Post reports: [More...] But Trump’s effort was plagued from the beginning. The bill itself would…
  • Mar 24

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    There are many things more interesting in the world to discuss than Donald Trump, that don't leave you wanting to take a shower. Univision/Netflix has announced the lead for its new original series based on the life of Joaquin "El…
Rank this Week: 3

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

Temas de Derecho de preferencia, también de debate en otras áreas del quehacer humano e intereses personales del autor. By José Guillermo Anderson Anderson.

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    ¡RENOVEMOS EL SILENCIO POPULAR!

    ¡RENOVEMOS EL SILENCIO POPULAR!
    http://elcomercio.pe/opinion/columnistas/defensa-alberto-fujimori-federico-salazar-noticia-1979017?ref=portada_home+ Derecho fundamental consagrado por la Constitución es la libertad de expresión y el derecho a informar y…
  • Mar 24

    Fuerza Popular, SIP y el derecho a la libre información

    Fuerza Popular, SIP y el derecho a la libre información
    http://larepublica.pe/politica/858876-sip-rechaza-proyecto-fujimorista-que-busca-controlar-medios-de-comunicacion No he sido, no soy ni seré simpatizante de la japonesa menos de las alimañas de congresistas del partido…
  • Mar 22

    MARCO AURELIO DENEGRI y LA HOMOSEXUALIDAD

    MARCO AURELIO DENEGRI y LA HOMOSEXUALIDAD
    Por razones de economía al escribir, en lo sucesivo las mayúsculas MAD identificarán al gran pensador peruano. Hace apenas unos instantes, son las nueve de la noche con siete minutos, terminó el programa de MAD…
Rank this Week: 3029

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    The Casetext Pivot

    The Casetext Pivot
    When I saw the post by Bob Ambrogi, I was, frankly, stunned. Twelve million dollars? How could that be? The legal research service Casetext is announcing today that it has closed on a $12 million Series B funding round. Excluding…
  • Mar 26

    Lie v. Lie Is Not An Answer

    Lie v. Lie Is Not An Answer
    For people who aren’t malignantly married to either end of the fringes doing all the shrieking lately, we aren’t willing to do anything, say anything, believe anything, because it furthers our self-righteous agenda. Does that make…
  • Mar 26

    Appropriate All You Want; We’ll Make More

    Appropriate All You Want; We’ll Make More
    The notion of “cultural appropriation” eludes me. If someone does something with the intent to offend a culture, then that is a standalone issue. Whether it’s a real issue or just one of oversensitivity is another matter, as…
Rank this Week: 28

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 318

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    NORTH JACKSONVILLE DRUG OPERATION ARRESTS 60

    NORTH JACKSONVILLE DRUG OPERATION ARRESTS 60
    JSO RELEASES DETAILS OF MONTH LONG DRUG OPERATION A recent News4Jax report gives details into a four month operation in the Oceanway area of Jacksonville’s Northside.  The operation targeted narcotics violations ranging from simple…
  • Mar 24

    JACKSONVILLE STOREOWNER ARRESTED, BONDS SET AT 1.5 MILLION

    JACKSONVILLE STOREOWNER ARRESTED, BONDS SET AT 1.5 MILLION
    RECENT NEWS REPORTS DETAIL THE RECENT ARREST OF WILLIAM SHEPARD ELLISON Ellison who owns Shep’s Discount Furniture on Normandy Boulevard and Shep’s Chicken and Auction House on Beaver Street, was in the news last year upon his…
  • Mar 10

    NORTH FLORIDA LAW ENFORCEMENT AGGRESSIVELY TARGETING HEROIN DEALERS

    NORTH FLORIDA LAW ENFORCEMENT AGGRESSIVELY TARGETING HEROIN DEALERS
    Recent Report States the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Continues to go after Heroin Dealers Aggressively A recent News4Jax story explains the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office attempt to reduce the amount of heroin overdoses in…
Rank this Week: 822

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 25

    Where it All Went Wrong - Kinda

    Where it All Went Wrong - Kinda
    I've been trying to figure out just why I found Michael D. Cicchini's deconstruction of the case(s) against Steven Avery so annoying.  It's not that he says anything that's particularly wrong about how criminal law and procedure actually…
  • Jan 28

    The New Colossu

    The New Colossu
    How naïve he'd been, thought the Optician.  How naïve.  Because there would always be greater sorrow, deeper and more unfathomable than any of us could ever imagine.Emma Jane Kirby, The Optician of Lampedusa.* * * *…
  • Dec 14

    Lies, Damn Lies, and the Law

    Lies, Damn Lies, and the Law
    Some true stories:A judge told me (off the record) that when it comes down to it, he finds cops more credible than lay witnesses.Another judge told me (off the record) that if it had been a DUI he'd have granted the defendant's motion and…
Rank this Week: 4106

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/
  • Mar 25

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument
    Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: Tuesday Lee v. U.S.: Whether it is always irrational for a noncitizen defendant with longtime legal resident status and extended familial and business ties to the United States…
  • Mar 25

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 501 Judge Gorsuch and Johnson Resentencing (This is Not a Joke) Leah M. Litman University of California, Irvine School of Law Date posted to database: 24 Jan 2017 2...
  • Mar 24

    Stern on Balancing, Privacy, and Mobile Information

    Stern on Balancing, Privacy, and Mobile Information
    Simon Stern (University of Toronto - Faculty of Law) has posted Balancing, Privacy, and Mobile Information on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Although the privacy of text messages, when retrieved from the recipient, has been solved in US…
Rank this Week: 112

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Ohio Appellate Court Holds Officer Did Not Have Probable Cause For OVI Arrest

    Ohio Appellate Court Holds Officer Did Not Have Probable Cause For OVI Arrest
    In Ohio, and throughout the United States, we have a Constitutional right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures.  In Ohio OVI cases, that means an officer can only arrest a suspect if the officer has probable cause to…
  • Mar 18

    Seminar: The Science, The Law And The Litigation In Ohio DUI/OVI Case

    Seminar: The Science, The Law And The Litigation In Ohio DUI/OVI Case
    Lawyers sometimes learn through trial and error;  literally.  Education at the school of hard knocks can be valuable, but learning from the experience of others has its own value.  One way attorneys can shorten the learning…
  • Feb 25

    Can A Driver Be Convicted Of Ohio DUI/OVI Based On Circumstantial Evidence?

    Can A Driver Be Convicted Of Ohio DUI/OVI Based On Circumstantial Evidence?
    It Seems Like A Good Defense On Television Television and movies would have us believe ‘circumstantial evidence’ is a viable defense in court.  You can picture the dramatic scene in which a defense lawyer tells a prosecutor…
Rank this Week: 2488

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/
  • Mar 25

    Indiana Inmates Could Have Computer Tablets by End of Year

    Indiana Inmates Could Have Computer Tablets by End of Year
    3-25-17 Indiana: Indiana prison officials have proposed providing inmates with computer tablets in an effort to help them connect with family and further their educations. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana prison officials have proposed…
  • Mar 25

    House OKs bill barring sex offenders from park work

    House OKs bill barring sex offenders from park work
    3-25-17 Illinois: Despite objections from state Rep. Steven Andersson (R-Geneva), the House passed a bill on Thursday that prohibits Illinois park districts from retaining a volunteer who has been found to be a sex offender. Anderson argued…
  • Mar 24

    California prisons to free 9,500 inmates in 4 year

    California prisons to free 9,500 inmates in 4 year
    3-24-17 California: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Corrections officials adopted new criminal sentencing rules on Friday that aim to trim California’s prison population by 9,500 inmates after four years. They include steps like reducing…
Rank this Week: 36

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 25

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT HEALTH CASE WIN ISSUE

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT HEALTH CASE WIN ISSUE
    Dear Diary... another big win this week. Destroyed Obama-care by not passing a new health care bill. Now everyone will see Obama-care fail and we will have a new health care bill. I promised to repeal and replace Obama-care on day…
  • Mar 23

    THE AGE OF IGNORANCE

    THE AGE OF IGNORANCE
    The author William Manchester named his book about the dark ages "A World Lit Only By Fire". It was an age of ignorance and suffering. In Occupied America, ignorance has become a virtue. The President generates huge applause lines when…
  • Mar 22

    A READER INQUIRES

    A READER INQUIRES
    A reader has some questions that deserve answers. Here are some questions for you my friend Rumpy: 1. Why does the State e-file discovery notices but not the actual discovery, which they send to you by snail mail? Even Broweird…
Rank this Week: 144

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Boston Medical Center: DUI Deaths Among Youth Curbed with Strong Anti-Alcohol Policie

    Boston Medical Center: DUI Deaths Among Youth Curbed with Strong Anti-Alcohol Policie
    Tighter alcohol restrictions and stronger alcohol policies may be the key to unlocking lower drunk driving deaths among Boston’s youth. That’s according to a recent study by researchers at Boston Medical Center.  The analysis…
  • Mar 21

    Massachusetts State Labs Blow it on Breathalyzer Test

    Massachusetts State Labs Blow it on Breathalyzer Test
    Two years worth of alcohol breathalyzer tests central to tens of thousands of Massachusetts drunk driving cases are being tossed by a judge who ruled prosecutors failed to prove a state crime lab was properly testing the machines. …
  • Mar 17

    Man With 12 Prior DUI Convictions Kills 12-Year-Old in Crash

    Man With 12 Prior DUI Convictions Kills 12-Year-Old in Crash
    Last summer, a 12-year-old girl was struck and killed by a drunk driver. That 49-year-old man reportedly had a blood-alcohol concentration of more than three times the legal limit. He also had 12 prior DUI convictions.  That is a DUI…
Rank this Week: 3062

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Covers South Carolina personal injury and criminnal law news.

http://www.rjrlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 25

    Change of Condition in Workers Compensation | Workers Comp Lawyer

    Change of Condition in Workers Compensation | Workers Comp Lawyer
    Change of Condition in Workers’ Compensation Sometimes injuries get worse over time after your doctor releases you from care. And if you do get worse, workers’ compensation allows you to ask for additional medical…
  • Mar 24

    DUI Free Consultation | Criminal Defense Attorney

    DUI Free Consultation | Criminal Defense Attorney
    While many criminal lawyers charge, we offer a free consultation. Why? Because we are interviewing for a job. Consequently, we meet with clients at no charge in DUI and DWI cases. Free Consultation for DUI and DWI…
  • Mar 8

    Maximum Medical Improvement Determination | SC Workers Comp Attorney

    Maximum Medical Improvement Determination | SC Workers Comp Attorney
    Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) and Disability While you are still in treatment, you cannot resolve your workers compensation claim. Rather, you must be released from care and at maximum medical improvement. Because this phrase has both…
Rank this Week: 3536

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of Mark Sherman LLC.

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Fighting Your Connecticut I-95 / State Trooper Arrest

    Fighting Your Connecticut I-95 / State Trooper Arrest
    Whether you’re a Connecticut resident who has been arrested on I-95 or the Merritt Parkway, or you live out of state and were arrested on I-95 in Connecticut for DUI / DWI, Reckless Driving or Evading Responsibility, then you will need…
  • Mar 18

    Stalked, Extorted of Blackmailed by a Mistress or Girlfriend in Connecticut? Know Your Rights!

    Stalked, Extorted of Blackmailed by a Mistress or Girlfriend in Connecticut? Know Your Rights!
    As a criminal lawyer in Fairfield County Connecticut, I’ve seen the same jilted mistress / girlfriend movie all too many times. All these cheating and sugar daddy websites like Seekingarrangement.com and ashleymadison.co start off the…
  • Mar 11

    Connecticut High School or College Arrest? Take Down Social Media ASAP

    Connecticut High School or College Arrest? Take Down Social Media ASAP
    This has probably happened to me 3 times in my 18-year career. A Connecticut teenager or college student client of mine is arrested in Darien, Wilton, or Greenwich Connecticut for either a drug, alcohol or sexual assault-related crime. As…
Rank this Week: 2888

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/
  • Mar 24

    Criminal-Defense Reading List

    Criminal-Defense Reading List
  • Mar 24

    Criminal-Defense Reading List

    Criminal-Defense Reading List
  • Mar 19

    Attention, Rapport, and Loop

    Attention, Rapport, and Loop
    There are three subjects that I’ve been giving a great deal of thought to lately, and I’d like to summarize them and tentatively tie them together in the context of trial here. Attention, Rapport, and Loop Theory. Attention I…
Rank this Week: 1686

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    November Horror Leads To March Madne

    November Horror Leads To March Madne
    The FBI is investigating a sitting president to determine whether his campaign colluded with Russia  in the 2016 election.  As CNN reported, U.S. officials have indicated that "associates of President Donald Trump communicated…
  • Mar 20

    Hearings To Appoint A Supreme Court Justice Must Be Postponed While There Is A Cancer On The Presidency

    Hearings To Appoint A Supreme Court Justice Must Be Postponed While There Is A Cancer On The Presidency
    FBI Director James Comey, testifying before the House Intelligence Committee, acknowledged the existence of what the Washington Post described as "a counterintelligence investigation into the Russian government’s efforts…
  • Mar 17

    Trump, Like Reagan, Hopes To Slam The Courthouse Door In Poor People's Face

    Trump, Like Reagan, Hopes To Slam The Courthouse Door In Poor People's Face
    "We promote what Thomas Jefferson described as "the most sacred of the duties of government," which is "to provide equal and impartial justice to all its citizens." And we do it at a cost that amounts to less than one one-hundredth of 1…
Rank this Week: 252

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Mar 24

    Terrific Harvard School of Public Health panel on "Marijuana: The Latest Scientific Findings and Legalization"

    Terrific Harvard School of Public Health panel on "Marijuana: The Latest Scientific Findings and Legalization"
    Though other commitments prevented me from watching the event live, I am grateful to have been able to find (and find the time) to watch an hour-long panel discussion on marijuana research and reform today as part of The Dr. Lawrence H. and…
  • Mar 24

    Looking at marijuana reform in black and white

    Looking at marijuana reform in black and white
    Though a number of folks in a number of ways have brought a critical race perspective to discussion of marijuana law, policy and reform, I still think this topic always merits even more extensive and thoughtful attention. Thus, I am very…
  • Mar 23

    Legalization Lite: The Case for De-scheduling Marijuana

    Legalization Lite: The Case for De-scheduling Marijuana
    The title of this post is the title suggested by a student in my Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform seminar as a preview of his planned presentation to the class next week. Here are the resources the student assembled as background on this…
Rank this Week: 1918

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI defense, penalties and enforcement measures. By Susan L. Hartman.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Biking or Cycling Under The Influence (BUI or CUI)

    Biking or Cycling Under The Influence (BUI or CUI)
    The time has changed and the weather feels a lot like summer is just around the corner! Excited for Sunday Funday’s, cold beers and margaritas, BBQ’s, parties and beach time? Know the law and plan ahead so your fun does not end…
  • Mar 20

    California Boating Under The Influence (BUI) Law

    California Boating Under The Influence (BUI) Law
    As the weather warms up in San Diego, people enjoy the outdoors and get more active. Many flock to the bay, ocean, lakes and rivers to enjoy a day on the water, but be aware that law enforcement agencies are out in full force actively…
  • Oct 18

    DUI Laws In California To Get Stricter In 2019

    DUI Laws In California To Get Stricter In 2019
    Recently, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 1046 into law after the State Senate and Assembly voted overwhelmingly in favor, (unanimously with the exception of one “no vote recorded” in the Assembly).  This law will…
Rank this Week: 3240

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    The Psychologist, the “Therapeutic Relationship” and “Unauthorized Possession of Computer Code

    The Psychologist, the “Therapeutic Relationship” and “Unauthorized Possession of Computer Code
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland: Ali v. State, 2017 WL 128636 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatAfter Sahar Begum Ali's psychologist terminated their therapeutic…
  • Mar 22

    The Suspicious Package, the Cell Phone and the Text Message

    The Suspicious Package, the Cell Phone and the Text Message
    This post examines an opinion from the Court of Appeal ofIdaho:   State v. Billups, 2017 WL 929956 (2017). The court begins, as courts usually do, by explaining how and why the case came about:A detective responded to a call from a…
  • Mar 20

    The Issue of First Impression, Texting and the Fatal Automobile Accident

    The Issue of First Impression, Texting and the Fatal Automobile Accident
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Supreme Court, Genesee County, New York: Vega v. Crane,2017 WL 887159 (2017).  The case involved a civil suit brought by Carmen Vega who wasseeking to recover for injuries she sustained in a…
Rank this Week: 348

Beyond The Scope

Beyond The Scope

Covers the practice of interstate drug interdiction and property seizure/forfeiture. By Stowers & Sarcone, PLC.

http://www.interstatedrugbust.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    Iowa Arrest Warrants: How To Find Out If You Have An Arrest Warrant

    Iowa Arrest Warrants: How To Find Out If You Have An Arrest Warrant
    Do I have an arrest warrant? This is a question we field almost every week at Stowers & Sarcone, PLC. When a typical arrest warrant is filed in Iowa, it is sealed. That means you cannot see it on Iowa Courts Online. Many people do…
  • Feb 24

    Felon in Possession of a Fire Arm? Avoid Facebook!

    Felon in Possession of a Fire Arm? Avoid Facebook!
    It’s Friday and Fridays call for FREE legal advice! So here goes… If you are a convicted felon it is illegal to possess a firearm under federal law. Apparently, Israel Torres, the leader of a Patriot movement group in Phoenix,…
  • Feb 23

    State v. Tipton – Oral Argument Iowa Supreme Court

    State v. Tipton – Oral Argument Iowa Supreme Court
    The post State v. Tipton – Oral Argument Iowa Supreme Court appeared first on Stowers & Sarcone, PLC .
Rank this Week: 1798

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Mar 24

    Filibuster Folly

    Filibuster Folly
    The WSJ has this editorial on Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer's decision to call for a filibuster of the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the Supreme Court.On what ground is the drastic action of a filibuster called for? …
  • Mar 24

    Is Proposition 57, approved by voters, delaying justice for victims?

    Is Proposition 57, approved by voters, delaying justice for victims?
    Jesse Gary of KTVU in San Francisco has this report with the above title on the effects of Proposition 57, passed by the voters last November.The killing of Madyson Middleton struck at the core of California's conscience because it was...
  • Mar 24

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Officer Saved by Good Samaritans: A Michigan State trooper is grateful that their are still folks who want to help the police. According to Fox News Trooper Garry Guild attempted to make a traffic stop after sighting a suspicious…
Rank this Week: 166

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By KaiserDillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1168

Brisk Legal Group

Brisk Legal Group

Covers criminal law and professional discipline.

http://www.brill-legal.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    A nonprofit evicts a veteran due to false depiction as sex offender

    A nonprofit evicts a veteran due to false depiction as sex offender
    A nonprofit is charged with falsely depicting a veteran as a sex offender and evicting him from his home. According to PIX 11 News, residents of a Brownsville neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York saw posters throughout the community warning…
  • Mar 17

    John Gotti enters guilty plea for sale of prescription drug

    John Gotti enters guilty plea for sale of prescription drug
    As reported by NBC New York, John Gotti, the grandson of a notorious New York City mobster who bore the same name, pleaded guilty to the following charges: Second-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance Conspiracy to commit a class A…
  • Mar 10

    Former CEO of Countrywide faces no charges of mortgage fraud

    Former CEO of Countrywide faces no charges of mortgage fraud
    As reported in The New York Times, the Justice Department made the decision not to file a civil fraud case against Angelo R. Mozilo, a co-founder of Countrywide Financial, which was one of the largest originators of subprime mortgages in the…
Rank this Week: 2052

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 370

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer…

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer Blog

By IMG Legal Group.

http://www.imglegalgroup.com/#!blog/cxyn
  • Mar 24

    What If I Don't Show Up For Court In State of NJ?

    What If I Don't Show Up For Court In State of NJ?
    When a person has a scheduled court date in New Jersey, it is imperative that they show up. If they don’t attend court at the proper date and time, it is known as a failure to appear. In New Jersey, if you have been charged with a…
  • Mar 11

    Have you been Charged with Drunk Driving (DUI/DWI)?

    Have you been Charged with Drunk Driving (DUI/DWI)?
    If you are facing a DUI charge, you should be aware that the penalties in the event you are convicted can be life-altering. Finding the right attorney to represent you is essential, since a conviction will affect your present job and…
  • Mar 11

    Have You Been Charged With Possession Of A Controlled Substance In New Jersey?

    Have You Been Charged With Possession Of A Controlled Substance In New Jersey?
    If you are facing a drug possession charge in NJ, you probably have many questions. Possession of drugs – narcotic drugs, marijuana, and dangerous drugs, such as methamphetamine – can lead to serious…
Rank this Week: 1814

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 5152

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
Rank this Week: 468

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • Mar 24

    California Gives Immigrants Facing Deportation or Exclusion A Means to Withdraw Criminal Conviction

    California Gives Immigrants Facing Deportation or Exclusion A Means to Withdraw Criminal Conviction
    In passing Assembly Bill 813, California has now joined 44 other states nationwide in allowing a person who has suffered a criminal conviction to challenge that conviction, even though he or she is no longer in custody. The new statutes…
  • Mar 23

    California Aligns Misdemeanor Punishment To Help Immigrants Avoid Deportation

    California Aligns Misdemeanor Punishment To Help Immigrants Avoid Deportation
    Until recently, the Federal Government and the State of California defined criminal “misdemeanors” differently. While the federal government defined a misdemeanor as a crime punishable by up to 364 days, California defined it…
  • Mar 23

    Carson Felon Charged with Pimping in Orange County While Out on Bail

    Carson Felon Charged with Pimping in Orange County While Out on Bail
    According to prosecutors, 29 year-old Rico Christopher Clayton, of Carson, had allegedly recruited a woman to participate in prostitution on February 8th. He allegedly advertised her sex services online. On that same day, officers on the…
Rank this Week: 3399

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/
  • Mar 24

    Do You Have to Keep Your Gun in the Trunk of Your Car? (PC 25140)

    Do You Have to Keep Your Gun in the Trunk of Your Car? (PC 25140)
    California gun laws are extremely complex and can be difficult to understand. You have the right to own firearms, but that doesn’t give you the right to take a gun wherever you please. A new California gun law answers one question…
  • Mar 20

    Can I Legally Possess a Firearm If I Have Been Convicted of Misdemeanor Battery?

    Can I Legally Possess a Firearm If I Have Been Convicted of Misdemeanor Battery?
    The legality of firearm possession for people who have committed crimes in California is often a difficult issue. If you have been convicted of certain crimes, not only are you subject to California’s laws restricting gun possession,…
  • Mar 17

    Your Murder Case Could Be Thrown Out if Police Don’t Record the Conversation (PC 859.5)

    Your Murder Case Could Be Thrown Out if Police Don’t Record the Conversation (PC 859.5)
    In a fair criminal justice system, the guilty are punished and the innocent are set free. Unfortunately, our system is not always fair, and innocent people sometimes go to prison for crimes they did not commit. In 2015, 149 people were…
Rank this Week: 1194

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/
  • Mar 24

    Sixty drug arrests in Jacksonville in “Lockdown in O-Town”

    Sixty drug arrests in Jacksonville in “Lockdown in O-Town”
    Sixty people have been arrested in Duval County as a result of four month drug sting operation.  According to an article in the Florida Times Union, there are eleven others that have pending arrest warrants in Jacksonville.  Because…
  • Mar 2

    Jacksonville man charged with exposing himself to North Florida student

    Jacksonville man charged with exposing himself to North Florida student
    A local man is facing three separate criminal cases related to him allegedly exposing himself to the University of North Florida students.  According to an article on news4jax.com, the man showed his penis to two woman students on the…
  • Feb 2

    Five gun arrests at Jacksonville high school in a month

    Five gun arrests at Jacksonville high school in a month
    First Coast High School has had an dramatic increase in weapon related arrests at their school this month.  According to an article on News4Jax, there have been 5 weapon related arrests at the school in just under a month.  The most…
Rank this Week: 1142

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • Mar 24

    Can a Tweet Land You in Prison? | Federal Cyberstalking | Aggravated Assault

    Can a Tweet Land You in Prison? | Federal Cyberstalking | Aggravated Assault
    Cyberstalking in the News A Maryland resident was recently arrested for sending an image via twitter that allegedly caused an epileptic seizure. John Rayne Rivello is accused of sending a tweet on December 15, 2016, to a Kurt Eichenwald,…
  • Mar 22

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Trial in Texas?

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Trial in Texas?
    A Motion in Limine is common in criminal trials, both at the state and federal level. It is a motion filed by either the prosecution or defense before a trial begins, asking the that opposing counsel and opposing counsel’s witnesses not…
  • Mar 20

    Asset Forfeiture and the need for Forfeiture Reform

    Asset Forfeiture and the need for Forfeiture Reform
    How $1,400 worth of drugs landed $155,000 in the State’s Pocket. Just call it “habeas grabus.” Habeus grabus is the phenomenon that occurs where law enforcement officials presume that property belonging to an accused…
Rank this Week: 2262

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog…

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog by Texas Defense Attorneys

Covers federal and state criminal law issues that come up during police stops all the way through sentencing. By Varghese Summersett PLLC.

https://versustexas.com/blog
  • Mar 24

    Can a Tweet Land You in Prison? | Federal Cyberstalking | Aggravated Assault

    Can a Tweet Land You in Prison? | Federal Cyberstalking | Aggravated Assault
    Cyberstalking in the News A Maryland resident was recently arrested for sending an image via twitter that allegedly caused an epileptic seizure. John Rayne Rivello is accused of sending a tweet on December 15, 2016, to a Kurt Eichenwald,…
  • Mar 22

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Trial in Texas?

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Trial in Texas?
    A Motion in Limine is common in criminal trials, both at the state and federal level. It is a motion filed by either the prosecution or defense before a trial begins, asking the that opposing counsel and opposing counsel’s witnesses not…
  • Mar 20

    Asset Forfeiture and the need for Forfeiture Reform

    Asset Forfeiture and the need for Forfeiture Reform
    How $1,400 worth of drugs landed $155,000 in the State’s Pocket. Just call it “habeas grabus.” Habeus grabus is the phenomenon that occurs where law enforcement officials presume that property belonging to an accused…
Rank this Week: 2103

Athens DUI Law Blog

Athens DUI Law Blog

Covers criminal law. By Baker & Slider, LLC.

http://www.athensduilawblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Georgia Court Permits Incomplete Evidence From Police Camera

    Georgia Court Permits Incomplete Evidence From Police Camera
    Potential clients always ask, if there is not a video or the police officer forgot to activate his video until later in the encounter does that mean that their case will be dismissed.  A recent ruling by the Georgia Court…
  • Mar 15

    Can Evidence of a Prior DUI be used in the Trial of a Pending DUI?

    Can Evidence of a Prior DUI be used in the Trial of a Pending DUI?
    As a general rule in criminal proceedings, evidence of a defendant’s bad acts, simply to show that the defendant has a “bad” character, are not admissible. Any evidence introduced to show a defendant’s prior misconduct…
  • Mar 10

    Georgia Court Affirms Motion to Suppress When State Failed To Prove Consent to Blood Test

    Georgia Court Affirms Motion to Suppress When State Failed To Prove Consent to Blood Test
    As previously discussed on this blog, police seeking to take a blood test of an individual believed to be intoxicated are required to obtain consent before proceeding with such tests, since the test itself constitutes a warrantless…
Rank this Week: 2181

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Mar 24

    Back to the Essential

    Back to the Essential
    Michael Buckland, Information and Society (The MIT Press Essential Knowledge Series, 2017).Herbert BurkertJudging from its title, Professor Michael Buckland‘s book seems to be yet another introduction into the relationship between…
  • Mar 23

    Do Claims About Claims to Claims Matter?

    Do Claims About Claims to Claims Matter?
    J. Maria Glover, A Regulatory Theory of Legal Claims, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 221 (2017).Sergio J. CamposOftentimes when we call a thing someone’s “property,” we do so to invoke a very specific picture of the owner’s rights…
  • Mar 22

    Bylaws, Politics, and the Institutional Structure of Delaware Corporate Law

    Bylaws, Politics, and the Institutional Structure of Delaware Corporate Law
    David Skeel, The Bylaw Puzzle in Delaware Corporate Law, 72 Bus. Law. 1 (2016/2017), available at SSRN.Christopher M. BrunerAlthough corporate bylaws are, by and large, the mundane and technical instruments of day-to-day governance that most…
Rank this Week: 545

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/
  • Mar 24

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    A deadly terrorist attack outside the British Parliament in London is dominating international headlines this week.  As the New York Times reports, a British-born man, Khalid Masood, has been identified as the perpetrator and the Islamic…
  • Mar 23

    If You Gave Me a Magic Wand (Some Unsolicited Thoughts on Reforming the Sentencing Laws)

    If You Gave Me a Magic Wand (Some Unsolicited Thoughts on Reforming the Sentencing Laws)
    The School of Government is a nonpartisan, non-advocacy institution. That’s a tradition I take seriously. If you can find something in the nearly 400 blog posts I’ve written here since 2009 that makes you think otherwise, I hope…
  • Mar 22

    How DWIs Are Actually Sentenced

    How DWIs Are Actually Sentenced
    This blog is full of posts about the laws governing sentencing for misdemeanor DWI. Until now, however, I haven’t written much about how DWIs are actually sentenced. That’s because I didn’t know. While the North Carolina…
Rank this Week: 3629

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Mar 24

    Fristverlängerung muss schon sein

    Fristverlängerung muss schon sein
    Strafverteidiger dürfen sich gegenüber anderen Rechtsanwälten glücklich schätzen: Es gibt nur wenige Fristen, die eingehalten werden müssen und nicht zu verlängern sind – allen voran die…
  • Mar 22

    Der beste Strafverteidiger

    Der beste Strafverteidiger
    Hin und wieder fragen Mandanten, ob ich der beste Strafverteidiger sei. Diese Frage ist allzu verständlich, geht es schließlich meist für die Mandanten um viel. Gern hätten sie für ihren eher kleinen Betrug ein ganz…
  • Mar 5

    Familie Schlecker ab heute vor Gericht

    Familie Schlecker ab heute vor Gericht
    Heute beginnt das Strafverfahren gegen Anton Schlecker, seine Ehefrau Christa und die beiden Kinder Lars und Meike, ferner gegen zwei Wirtschaftsprüfer von Ernst & Young. Die Stuttgarter Schwerpunktstaatsanwaltschaft…
Rank this Week: 2824

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense and DUI defense law. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey Vallens APC.

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • Mar 23

    Don't Plead Guilty at Arrignment

    Don't Plead Guilty at Arrignment
    Don’t Plead Guilty at Arraignment I recently wrote a blog entitled: “Don’t Take Deferred Entry of Judgment at Arraignment”. It has received more views in the last year than any other article I wrote. The point of…
  • Mar 19

    Winning Criminal Defense and DUI Case

    Winning Criminal Defense and DUI Case
    Winning Criminal Defense and DUI Cases Winning in criminal defense takes a variety of different forms. First, a dismissal of all of the charges is the best example of a “win”. I have had a great deal of success in getting…
  • Jan 30

    Once Reduced, A Felony is a Misdemeanor for All Purpose

    Once Reduced, A Felony is a Misdemeanor for All Purpose
    Once a Felony is Reduced to a Misdemeanor, it is a Misdemeanor for “All Purposes” If you have been convicted of a felony in California, there is a good chance that the felony conviction can be reduced to a misdemeanor under…
Rank this Week: 754

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Mar 23

    How Texas Handles Stalkers: Laws and Penaltie

    How Texas Handles Stalkers: Laws and Penaltie
      Criminal harassment in Texas is defined as a person purposely contacting someone with the intention of embarrassing, annoying, tormenting or scaring them. The contact be done via telephone or email. The punishment for harassment is 180…
  • Mar 15

    Is There a Difference Between Molestation and Sexual Abuse?

    Is There a Difference Between Molestation and Sexual Abuse?
    In Texas, child molestation, also called indecency with a child, and child sex abuse are separate crimes. They have different definitions and penalties. Child molestation and child sex abuse aren’t the same as statutory rape. Texas…
  • Mar 8

    The Consequences of Domestic Violence in Texa

    The Consequences of Domestic Violence in Texa
    In Texas, domestic violence occurs when a person intentionally, recklessly or knowingly threatens to or actually causes bodily harm to a family member. It also includes intentionally causes physical contact with a family member when having a…
Rank this Week: 1975

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Palumbo & Associates, P.C.

http://www.trafficticketlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    How a CDL trucker’s CSA Score affects job prospect

    How a CDL trucker’s CSA Score affects job prospect
    The CSA is the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s data driven safety compliance and enforcement program.  The CSA score affects any interstate carrier that has a US DOT number. The CSA enforcement program tracks…
  • Feb 10

    Westchester County Justice Courts collect over 28 million in fees and fine

    Westchester County Justice Courts collect over 28 million in fees and fine
    When you pay a speeding ticket or other moving violation, the local justice court and town or village that hears your case profits greatly from the fines you pay. The latest statistics paint a grim picture of the cash grab out of the…
  • Feb 10

    Westchester County Justice Courts collect over 28 million in fees and fine

    Westchester County Justice Courts collect over 28 million in fees and fine
    When you pay a speeding ticket or other moving violation, the local justice court and town or village that hears your case profits greatly from the fines you pay. The latest statistics paint a grim picture of the cash grab out of the…
Rank this Week: 2245