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Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer Blog

Provides information about criminal defense topics and proposed legislation in Florida.

http://yourfloridacriminalattorney.com/criminal-lawyer-blog/
  • Feb 18

    You Have the Right to Remain Silent

    You Have the Right to Remain Silent
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT | USE IT Most people view the fifth amendment as a shelter or haven for individuals who have committed a crime. Invoking your right to remain silent is…
  • Feb 2

    Marijuana DUI | Florida Law

    Marijuana DUI | Florida Law
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Marijuana DUI | Amendment 2 In November 2016, the citizens of Florida passed Amendment 2.  Amendment 2 legalizes possession and use of marijuana for individuals who have been…
  • Oct 20

    Aggressive Criminal Lawyer or Intelligent Criminal Lawyer

    Aggressive Criminal Lawyer or Intelligent Criminal Lawyer
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Searching for an Aggressive Criminal Lawyer A Google search for “aggressive criminal lawyer” returns 9,780,000 results.  A Google search for “intelligent criminal…
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Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 18

    Woman Accused of Performing Oral Sex in Duval Courthouse Arrested

    Woman Accused of Performing Oral Sex in Duval Courthouse Arrested
    A woman accused of performing oral sex on a man inside the Duval County Courthouse and then posting a video of the act has been arrested. The 26-year-old was booked into the Duval County jail Wednesday night, according to jail records.…
  • Jan 27

    2 Convicted Of $8.9 Million Medicare Scam In Florida And Three Other Gulf Coast State

    2 Convicted Of $8.9 Million Medicare Scam In Florida And Three Other Gulf Coast State
    Federal prosecutors have said that two owners of psychological service companies have been convicted of an $8.9 million fraud scheme that billed Medicare for unnecessary or nonexistent tests on nursing home patients in four Gulf Coast states.…
  • Dec 22

    Jacksonville Man Dressed As Santa Arrested On Drug Charge

    Jacksonville Man Dressed As Santa Arrested On Drug Charge
    A man dressed as Santa Claus was arrested Monday for allegedly possessing a variety of drugs, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office was conducting an investigation on Golfair Boulevard following…
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Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 18

    3 Survival Tips for Every Connecticut College-Bound Student – How Not to Get Arrested

    3 Survival Tips for Every Connecticut College-Bound Student – How Not to Get Arrested
    Ask any of the best Connecticut criminal lawyers and attorneys: arrests on Connecticut college campuses like UConn, Yale, Fairfield University and Quinnipiac for sexual misconduct and drug use are more rampant than ever. It’s an…
  • Feb 11

    Do I Need a Second Opinion for my Connecticut Criminal Arrest Case?

    Do I Need a Second Opinion for my Connecticut Criminal Arrest Case?
    If your doctor told you that you needed surgery, or if you were diagnosed with a life-threatening disease, then you would almost always get a second opinion from another surgeon or specialist. But what if your top Stamford or Norwalk criminal…
  • Feb 11

    Do I Need a Second Opinion for my Connecticut Criminal Arrest Case?

    Do I Need a Second Opinion for my Connecticut Criminal Arrest Case?
    If your doctor told you that you needed surgery, or if you were diagnosed with a life-threatening disease, then you would almost always get a second opinion from another surgeon or specialist. But what if your top Stamford or Norwalk criminal…
Rank this Week: 1955

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Feb 18

    BYOD in Az: spotlighting Arizona's (cheeky?) drug acquisition provision in its latest execution protocol

    BYOD in Az: spotlighting Arizona's (cheeky?) drug acquisition provision in its latest execution protocol
    This AP article reports on a notable an unusual provision in Arizona's new execution protocol. The article is headlined "Arizona to death-row inmates: Bring your own execution drugs," and here are details: The recent revelation that…
  • Feb 17

    Hoping for the best from Prez Trump's creation of crime task force

    Hoping for the best from Prez Trump's creation of crime task force
    As noted in this prior post, last week Prez Trump signed three crime-fighting executive orders. In my view, the EO with arguably the most enduring significance and substance was this one creating a “Task Force on Crime Reduction and…
  • Feb 17

    "The Progressive Prosecutor's Handbook"

    "The Progressive Prosecutor's Handbook"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new short piece by David Alan Sklansky now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: A growing number of chief prosecutors are winning office by pledging a more thoughtful...
Rank this Week: 125

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/
  • Feb 18

    Methuen Alleged Drunk Driving Crash Proves Fatal

    Methuen Alleged Drunk Driving Crash Proves Fatal
    According to a recent news article from the Boston Herald, one woman was killed and another is in critical condition following a serious car crash in Methuen, Massachusetts, which is just outside of Boston. Authorities have said the deadly…
  • Feb 14

    New App Tells Users if They Are Drunk Based Upon Walking

    New App Tells Users if They Are Drunk Based Upon Walking
    According to a news report from the Boston Metro, a local company has developed a smart phone app that can tell users if they are intoxicated based upon how they are walking while using the app. The makers of the app say that it is designed…
  • Feb 13

    Boston Courts Deal with Issue of Drivers Alleged to Be On Marijuana

    Boston Courts Deal with Issue of Drivers Alleged to Be On Marijuana
    In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, we use the term drunk driving in casual conversation, but the actual criminal charge is called operation under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs (OUI).  We use OUI in Massachusetts as…
Rank this Week: 16

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

Covers felonies, casino markers, murder, manslaughter, arson and other criminal conduct.

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Feb 18

    Misdemeanor Charges in Las Vega

    Misdemeanor Charges in Las Vega
    Nevada state law breaks up criminal offenses into three categories. These are misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors and felonies. Misdemeanors are the least serious offenses. Accordingly, they also carry the lightest punishments. This does not…
  • Feb 16

    Juvenile Law Lawyers in Las Vega

    Juvenile Law Lawyers in Las Vega
    When juveniles face criminal charges in Las Vegas, it can be a particularly heartbreaking situation. Frequently, it’s difficult for parents to even believe that their minor child has gotten in trouble with the law. The temptation to…
  • Feb 14

    Manslaughter Charges in Las Vega

    Manslaughter Charges in Las Vega
    In legal terms, manslaughter is not quite as serious as murder. The essential difference between the two crimes is that murder involves “malice aforethought” while manslaughter does not. Nonetheless, being accused of manslaughter…
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Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Feb 18

    For A Nickel I Will

    For A Nickel I Will
    More than 35 years ago, upon graduating from college, I did what many kids of my generation did. I bought a backpack and a Eurail Pass and set out to see the world, without a gun on my shoulder. I flew into Paris’ De Gaulle Airport and…
  • Feb 18

    The Physician’s Place

    The Physician’s Place
    Breaking: The American Society of Pedantic Progressive Pediatricians has announced that all physicians should engage in a ten minute discussion with patients, outside of the hearing of parents and legal guardians, between the ages of 12 and…
  • Feb 17

    WOZO In Knoxville

    WOZO In Knoxville
    When Chris Seaton told me that a radio producer was interested in his doing a show, I shared his excitement. Aside from being a criminal defense lawyer and contributor at Fault Lines, he’s got a wicked sense of humor. If those words,…
Rank this Week: 36

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: 134

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/
  • Feb 17

    Fatality Pedestrian Crash in Caldwell

    Fatality Pedestrian Crash in Caldwell
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Feb 17

    Two Vehicle Injury Crash North of Declo

    Two Vehicle Injury Crash North of Declo
    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…
  • Feb 15

    Crash Blocks Westbound I84 in Nampa

    Crash Blocks Westbound I84 in Nampa
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 234

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Covers Florida criminal laws concerning drug offenses. By W. F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Feb 17

    Driving Under the Influence Checkpoint

    Driving Under the Influence Checkpoint
    DUI checkpoint on Friday, February 17 to Saturday, February 18.  Officers will be stationed near the 7200 block of Adamo Drive  from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.   Fighting for you or a friend. Law Office of W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary…
  • Feb 8

    Medical Marijuana Rules Hearing in Tampa - Live Coverage

    Medical Marijuana Rules Hearing in Tampa - Live Coverage
    Florida Cannabis Dispensary RulesI spent most of the morning at the University of South Florida where are the Florida Department of Health is having hearings on exactly what the rules will say after passage of Florida's amendment 2.Standing…
  • Feb 7

    Florida Virtual Beach

    Florida Virtual Beach
    This is a Photosphere taken with a special Nexus camera. In two minutes the camera captures several images and then assembles them into a single image where the viewer can be immersed. On a tablet, the image will move to view in all…
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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/
  • Feb 17

    "Public defender says Marsy's Law complicates efforts to defend her client"

    "Public defender says Marsy's Law complicates efforts to defend her client"
    From The Bismark Tribune, via NACDL news scan: Raissa Carpenter, a public defender for accused robber and attempted murderer Javontez Barnes, told North Central District Court Judge Richard Hagar Thursday that the state's attorney's office…
  • Feb 17

    "Two N.Y.P.D. Officers Are Charged With Lying About a Suspect"

    "Two N.Y.P.D. Officers Are Charged With Lying About a Suspect"
    From The New York Times: The detectives told a sergeant in the 33rd Precinct that they had encountered a man standing in a hallway holding a gun, according to court records. Detective Cordoba told an assistant district attorney that she...
  • Feb 17

    Madison on Noncompliance with Tax Law

    Madison on Noncompliance with Tax Law
    Allen D. Madison (University of South Dakota Law School) has posted The Legal Consequences of Noncompliance with Federal Tax Laws (Tax Lawyer, Vol. 70, No. 1, p. 367, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article addresses the legal...
Rank this Week: 77

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Feb 17

    CAN PAST ACTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BE USED AS EVIDENCE IN ILLINOIS?

    CAN PAST ACTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BE USED AS EVIDENCE IN ILLINOIS?
    The state cannot generally use your past bad acts to prove that you have bad character and thus are more likely to commit a crime. Illinois law, however, specifically allows evidence of past domestic violence to be used under certain…
  • Feb 8

    A LITTLE ROAD RAGE CAN LEAD TO BIG TROUBLE IN ILLINOIS

    A LITTLE ROAD RAGE CAN LEAD TO BIG TROUBLE IN ILLINOIS
    We’ve all been cut off or frustrated by other drivers. But no matter how hostile the other driver may be, it’s best to stay in your car, keep cool and if necessary, call the police. A recent Illinois case illustrates the…
  • Jan 20

    NEW ILLINOIS RULES FOR GUILTY PLEAS

    NEW ILLINOIS RULES FOR GUILTY PLEAS
    As of January 1, 2017, changes to Illinois law require the court to give new warnings about the consequences of a guilty plea. Before you plead guilty, a judge must first warn or “admonish” you about what your plea really means. …
Rank this Week: 1069

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Feb 17

    CAN I BE DEPORTED FOR DUI?

    CAN I BE DEPORTED FOR DUI?
    The answer is probably no for simple DUI, but possibly yes for aggravated DUI. In short, the answer may depend on whether your DUI could be considered a crime of moral turpitude. In Marmolejo-Campos v. Holder, the court stated that ……
  • Feb 1

    EXTRADITION TO ILLINOIS: VIOLATION OF PROBATION FOR DUI

    EXTRADITION TO ILLINOIS: VIOLATION OF PROBATION FOR DUI
    Violating the terms of your DUI supervision or probation could result in your extradition to the state where your case was originally heard. Extradition means you could be arrested in your current state and brought back to face charges in…
  • Jan 20

    NEW ILLINOIS RULES FOR GUILTY PLEAS

    NEW ILLINOIS RULES FOR GUILTY PLEAS
    As of January 1, 2017, changes to Illinois law require the court to give new warnings about the consequences of a guilty plea. Before you plead guilty, a judge must first warn or “admonish” you about what your plea really ……
Rank this Week: 2181

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 514

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Feb 17

    When Does Corporate Criminal Liability for Insider Trading Make Sense?

    When Does Corporate Criminal Liability for Insider Trading Make Sense?
    John P. Anderson (Mississippi College School of Law) has a new Article titled, When Does Corporate Criminal Liability for Insider Trading Make Sense? published in 46 Stetson L. Rev. 147 (2016). The abstract reads - Corporations are subject to…
  • Feb 16

    ABA CJS Hong Kong Conference - Global Investigations and Compliance

    ABA CJS Hong Kong Conference - Global Investigations and Compliance
    As many readers know, I am heavily involved in planning international white collar crime conferences with the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section. These have become wonderful learning and networking opportunities for those with…
  • Feb 15

    Sally Yates - Career Prosecutor

    Sally Yates - Career Prosecutor
    There is something to be said about having career prosecutors, FBI, and other employees of the government immune from the political struggles surrounding them. They are tasked to focus on their jobs irrespective of the party in power. And…
Rank this Week: 2645

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 17

    Aggravated Identity Theft, the Driver’s License and the “Real Person”

    Aggravated Identity Theft, the Driver’s License and the “Real Person”
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit: U.S. v Doe, 842 F.3d 1117 (2016).  The court begins the opinion by explaining thatAppellant John Doe appeals from his convictions of aggravated…
  • Feb 15

    The Law Office, Commercial Burglary and "Misdemeanor Shoplifting"

    The Law Office, Commercial Burglary and "Misdemeanor Shoplifting"
    This post examines an opinion from the California Court ofAppeal – Second District: People v. Thomas, 2017 WL 527379 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining that inNovember 2012, appellant was charged with seven counts of…
  • Feb 13

    The Georgia Computer Systems Protection Act, the Civil Suit and Punitive Damage

    The Georgia Computer Systems Protection Act, the Civil Suit and Punitive Damage
    This post examines an opinion from the Supreme Court of Georgia:  Lyman v. Cellchem International, Inc., 2017 WL 279514 (2017).  The opinion issued in a civil case, but one that was brought under a “criminal” statute:…
Rank this Week: 357

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Feb 17

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    It's a beautiful day here, here's an open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Feb 17

    Samsung CEO Jailed in South Korea Corruption Probe

    Samsung CEO Jailed in South Korea Corruption Probe
    Jay Y. Lee, is the CEO of Samsung. His family is the wealthiest in South Korea. He has a net worth of $6.2 billion and ordinarily lives in a $4 million Seoul mansion. Yesterday he was arrested for "questioning" in a big corruption scandal in…
  • Feb 16

    Gun Buyer in San Bernardino Shooting Pleads Guilty

    Gun Buyer in San Bernardino Shooting Pleads Guilty
    Enrique Marquez, Jr., 25, the one time next door neighbor of San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook, has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his straw purchase of two rifles he bought for Farook in 2012, which Farook then used during…
Rank this Week: 3

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Town Seeks to Increase Mall Security After Gang-Related Shooting at South Shore Mall

    Town Seeks to Increase Mall Security After Gang-Related Shooting at South Shore Mall
    Following a shooting that occurred at the South Shore Plaza earlier this month, town officials are meeting to discuss how to improve security at the mall. The meeting between South Shore’s General Manager Rick Tonzi, the town’s…
  • Feb 14

    The Real Life Consequences of a Drunk Driving Conviction in MA

    The Real Life Consequences of a Drunk Driving Conviction in MA
    It’s common knowledge that getting behind the wheel when you’re intoxicated is a bad idea. But determining whether you’ve had too much to drink isn’t always as cut and dried. In Massachusetts, a blood alcohol…
  • Feb 14

    Latest Facts and Figures About OUI on America’s Roadway

    Latest Facts and Figures About OUI on America’s Roadway
    In many ways, OUIs don’t discriminate. Rich or poor, young or old, male or female, white, black, Hispanic, or Asian, no group is immune to getting arrested for OUI. There is one group that accounts for more OUIs annually in the US than…
Rank this Week: 494

New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James S. Friedman, LLC.

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2128

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Feb 17

    Amplifying Molehills Into Mountain

    Amplifying Molehills Into Mountain
    This story reminds me of an old REO Speedwagon song:But I know the neighborhoodAnd talk is cheap when the story is goodAnd the tales grow taller on down the lineIan Millhiser, the Justice Editor at ThinkProgress, informs us:President Trump…
  • Feb 17

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Officers Injured During Immigration Protest: In the course of an immigration protest in Arizona Thursday evening, rising tensions led to three police officers sustaining injuries. Carmen Duarte at The Arizona Daily Star reports that the…
  • Feb 16

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Released Sex Offender Charged With Murder:  A sex offender released from prison last November has been charged with raping and murdering an Ohio State college student.  Fox News reports that 29-year-old Brian Golsby was arrested…
Rank this Week: 192

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/
  • Feb 17

    DESIGUALDAD TERRORISTA

    DESIGUALDAD TERRORISTA
    http://elcomercio.pe/opinion/columnistas/besos-y-disturbios-santiago-roncagliolo-noticia-1969269 Este es el último párrafo del articulo que firma Roncagliolo "El Vaticano y la policía responden al mismo…
  • Feb 17

    MARCHA 04 de marzo de 2017 CON MIS HIJOS NO TE METAS"

    MARCHA 04 de marzo de 2017 CON MIS HIJOS NO TE METAS"
    Hace tres años aproximadamente mi hija recomendó a mi esposa sintonizar un canal de TV religioso, el operador que me presta el servicio (Cable Mundo) le asigna el “canal 75”, mi gorda fiel cumplidora de los consejos…
  • Feb 17

    ¿Inadmisible es la decisión correcta?

    ¿Inadmisible es la decisión correcta?
    Donde todos son culpables todos son inocentes. Que diferencia existe entre haber dado trámite a la apelación de un mandato de detención (elevar al superior jerárquico para que que la resuelva) y declararla…
Rank this Week: 674

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Real Estate Investment Fraud Scheme Sentencing

    Real Estate Investment Fraud Scheme Sentencing
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Homayoon Daneshvar, 63, Washington, D.C., was sentenced to 18 months in prison.  The charges related to a $1.9 million real estate investment fraud scheme. Danshevar was also ordered to serve three years of…
  • Feb 15

    EXCLUSIVE – Criminal Complaint Concerning Fraudulent Email Diverting Escrow Deposit

    EXCLUSIVE – Criminal Complaint Concerning Fraudulent Email Diverting Escrow Deposit
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Cristina Montijo was the subject of a complaint and arrest warrant issued in the Southern District of New York on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud, wire fraud and bank fraud in connection with…
  • Feb 15

    EXCLUSIVE – Criminal Complaint Concerning Fraudulent Emails Diverting Escrow Deposit

    EXCLUSIVE – Criminal Complaint Concerning Fraudulent Emails Diverting Escrow Deposit
    Cristina Montijo was the subject of a complaint and arrest warrant issued in the Southern District of New York on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud, wire fraud and bank fraud.  She was arrested in the Southern…
Rank this Week: 2

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David L. Freidberg, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Insider Trading in Chicago: Responsible Financial Industry Regulation

    Insider Trading in Chicago: Responsible Financial Industry Regulation
    The breach of trust in insider trading is not as obvious as other forms of breach of trust. The basic premise of the law is that there is an implicit trust by members of the public that financial institutions will follow the letter of the…
  • Feb 15

    Bank Fraud in Chicago: White Collar Theft

    Bank Fraud in Chicago: White Collar Theft
    The crime of bank fraud is sometimes thought of as being harmless given the fact that it involves big powerful corporations and rarely involves any violence. However, the courts take it seriously and are quite capable of imposing significant…
  • Feb 10

    Burglary Tool Possession in Chicago

    Burglary Tool Possession in Chicago
    Crimes or accusations of inference and supposition ought to be relatively easy to defend because of the lack of clarity surrounding them. However, the reality is that the legislation has been written in such a way as to favor the prosecutor…
Rank this Week: 1944

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal, family and Injury law. By Blair & Kim, PLLC.

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Untimely Petition for Postsecondary Education Support in Washington Divorce

    Untimely Petition for Postsecondary Education Support in Washington Divorce
    Under Washington law, courts may order postsecondary support for children in some circumstances, but as a recent case reminds us, it is not automatic. Parents must be sure they understand the child support order and follow any deadlines for…
  • Feb 17

    Washington Appeals Court Rules Drug Evidence from Impounded Motorcycle Inadmissible

    Washington Appeals Court Rules Drug Evidence from Impounded Motorcycle Inadmissible
    Criminal cases often hinge on whether evidence is admissible.  Evidence obtained through an unlawful search is generally inadmissible.  Vehicles can be especially vulnerable to questionable searches. A recent case considered…
  • Feb 6

    When a Child Fails to Meet Conditions for Washington Post-Secondary Education Support

    When a Child Fails to Meet Conditions for Washington Post-Secondary Education Support
    Washington family law provides for child support to include post-secondary education in some circumstances.  Before awarding this type of support, the court must first determine if the child is dependent on the parents for his or her…
Rank this Week: 1191

Athens DUI Law Blog

Athens DUI Law Blog

Covers criminal law. By Baker & Slider, LLC.

http://www.athensduilawblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Georgia Court Upholds Warrantless Entry During DUI Search

    Georgia Court Upholds Warrantless Entry During DUI Search
    Constitutional concerns in DUI cases typically arise when an individual is asked to submit to a breathalyzer test or blood sample. But concerns about warrantless searches can also occur when law enforcement attempts to search the vehicle of…
  • Feb 6

    Georgia Court Denies Another Defendant’s Argument that Evidence Was Obtained Without Consent

    Georgia Court Denies Another Defendant’s Argument that Evidence Was Obtained Without Consent
    In an effort to avoid the inclusion of incriminating evidence at trial, many defendants seek to suppress the results of their breathalyzer or blood alcohol tests. While arguments can be made about the reliability of the test results or…
  • Feb 2

    Georgia Court Upholds Limitations On Expert Testimony in DUI Case

    Georgia Court Upholds Limitations On Expert Testimony in DUI Case
    One of the most common ways that criminal defendants may attempt to avoid a DUI conviction is to challenge the validity or reliability of DUI testing results. Since DUI testing can be complicated and scientific, this typically requires…
Rank this Week: 1620

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/
  • Feb 17

    Texas should decarcerate before heat litigation spikes cost

    Texas should decarcerate before heat litigation spikes cost
    The decision by a federal district judge to allow Texas' prison heat litigation go to trial places state officials in a bind.  Grits has said for many years that the only way Texas will ever pay for heat mitigation beyond what it does…
  • Feb 16

    Asset forfeiture trumping political opposition

    Asset forfeiture trumping political opposition
    Remarkably, President Trump's critical comments last week about Texas senators supporting asset-forfeiture reform legislation appear to have re-energized the push rather than harmed it. At a capitol press conference yesterday, the Texas…
  • Feb 16

    Harris DA: Cease arresting pot smoker

    Harris DA: Cease arresting pot smoker
    Grits was glad to see new Harris County DA Kim Ogg implementing more aggressive marijuana diversion policies, even than her predecessor Devon Anderson. Reported the Houston Chronicle:The policy, set to begin March 1, means that misdemeanor…
Rank this Week: 140

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/
  • Feb 17

    The Best Criminal Defense Lawyer in Iowa?

    The Best Criminal Defense Lawyer in Iowa?
    Who is the best criminal defense lawyer in Iowa? Iowa ethics rules for lawyers do not allow any lawyer to hold him or herself out as the best criminal defense lawyer in Iowa. In fact, there is no way to measure who is the best criminal…
  • Feb 14

    Des Moines Marijuana Charges Lawyer

    Des Moines Marijuana Charges Lawyer
    Do you need a Des Moines marijuana charges lawyer? Do you have marijuana charges anywhere else in Iowa? Then you have come to the right spot. Dean Stowers and Nick Sarcone handle marijuana cases and other serious drug charges in Des Moines…
  • Feb 9

    Iowa Sexual Exploitation by a Teacher or School Employee

    Iowa Sexual Exploitation by a Teacher or School Employee
    In Iowa, Sexual Exploitation by a Teacher or School Employee is a crime. The word exploitation is often a misnomer because the sexual acts between the student and teacher can be consensual. However, the statute is designed to protect…
Rank this Week: 2413

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Feb 17

    Friday Review: A Place I Haven’t Been in a While

    Friday Review: A Place I Haven’t Been in a While
    On my way home from the office yesterday, I darkened the doors of a place I haven’t been in a while: the public library. When I was throwing some things out recently, I stumbled upon my old library card. The card sat in my car for a…
  • Feb 16

    New 11th Circuit Interpretation of a Portion of the Sentencing Guideline

    New 11th Circuit Interpretation of a Portion of the Sentencing Guideline
    One of the hats I wear is that of the Federal opinions editor for a caselaw update that the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers publishes monthly. It has been a slow month for Eleventh Circuit Opinions. But there is one that I…
  • Feb 15

    How I Handle Email (Right Now)

    How I Handle Email (Right Now)
    If I allowed it to happen, I would do nothing but read and write emails all day. I have had days where this has happened. And I have had vacations days or family events where I spent all of my time reading and writing email. And, while I have…
Rank this Week: 3940

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers warrants, license suspension, Massachusetts criminal offenses, and criminal defense issues. By Lewin & Lewin.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Theft by Nanny Charge Avoided

    Theft by Nanny Charge Avoided
    WX, a 32 year old professional nanny, was hired by a well to do family in Essex County to work as a nanny for their four children. WX worked for the family for 18 months and a strong relationship developed between WX and the entire family. WX…
  • Feb 2

    Domestic Assault & Battery – DISMISSED

    Domestic Assault & Battery – DISMISSED
    In the late summer of 2016 NU, a 31 year old technician from Lowell and his then girlfriend KD were going through a breakup in their relationship. The biggest issue in the breakup was a “custody dispute” over who was going to get…
  • Feb 2

    Violation of an Abuse Prevention Order – NOT Guilty

    Violation of an Abuse Prevention Order – NOT Guilty
    On October 16, 2016, NU, a 31 year old technician from Lowell was arrested and charged with Assault & Battery on his ex girlfriend. He was held overnight and on October 17, 2016 he was brought to Lowell District Court to be arraigned. He…
Rank this Week: 795

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 863

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1849

New Jersey Lawyer News

New Jersey Lawyer News

Covers criminal and immigration law. By Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyernews.com/
  • Feb 17

    For the First Time Under President Trump, A DACA Recipient Has Been Arrested and Detained

    For the First Time Under President Trump, A DACA Recipient Has Been Arrested and Detained
    Last Friday, February 10, for the first time under President Trump, an individual covered by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (“DACA”) was taken into custody. Daniel Ramirez Medina, a 23-year-old with no criminal…
  • Feb 15

    Arrested in Sephora for Shoplifting; When is a Free Sample Not Free?

    Arrested in Sephora for Shoplifting; When is a Free Sample Not Free?
    Shoplifting under N.J.S.A. 2C:20-11 of the New Jersey Criminal code is one of the most common crimes committed in the state of New Jersey, and can often times be accused over mistake of fact or misunderstanding between vendor and customer.…
  • Feb 14

    Consent Searches in Drug/Gun Cases in New Jersey

    Consent Searches in Drug/Gun Cases in New Jersey
    Constitutionally protected privacy interests are enshrined in the 4th Amendment protection against warrantless searches and seizures as well as Article I, Paragraph 7 of the New Jersey State Constitution. One key exception to the warrant…
Rank this Week: 1822

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Feb 17

    Virginia criminal defense – When is expungement available?

    Virginia criminal defense – When is expungement available?
    Criminal defendants have many questions about expunging their court and police criminal case records, including the meaning of expungement, the best timing and approach to filing for expungement, and eligibility for expungement. Today's blog…
  • Feb 16

    Virginia criminal law continues being backwards with crabbed discovery & low felony theft threshold

    Virginia criminal law continues being backwards with crabbed discovery & low felony theft threshold
    Virginia has long been backwards with crabbed criminal discovery rules and a decades-long $200 threshold to convict for felony theft. In this year's Virginia legislative session, the Commonwealth remains backwards in the above respects,…
  • Feb 16

    Virginia criminal defense= Court of Appeals on stalking

    Virginia criminal defense= Court of Appeals on stalking
    As much as I relish my role as a criminal defense lawyer, that does not deny that we have people in the world who can scare the crap out of others, to say the least. Ironically on Valentine's Day, the Virginia Court of Appeals affirmed a…
Rank this Week: 488

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Feb 17

    Strafrechtliche Nebenfolgen – mehr als reine Nebensache

    Strafrechtliche Nebenfolgen – mehr als reine Nebensache
    Ein Blick auf die bunte Palette möglicher Nebenfolgen legt nahe, nicht nur im Strafgesetzbuch, sondern auch in anderen Rechtsgebieten nach ihnen zu suchen. Nebenfolgen sind schon begrifflich eine Folge neben der eigentlich…
  • Feb 14

    LenaLeaks: Wer hat strafrechtlich was zu befürchten?

    LenaLeaks: Wer hat strafrechtlich was zu befürchten?
    Man kommt um die Erpressung von Lena Meyer-Landrut mit Nacktfotos in den letzten Tagen einfach nicht herum – die Medien sind voll mit dem Thema. Es stellt sich die Frage, was schlimmer ist: die Veröffentlichung der Fotos in…
  • Feb 12

    Wenn das die RichterInnen von morgen sind …

    Wenn das die RichterInnen von morgen sind …
    Wenn Alice Schwarzer einen juristisch angehauchten Vortrag zum Thema „(Sexual)Gewalt gegen Frauen und Recht“ an der Universität Köln hält, darf man wohl nicht allzu viel erwarten. Oder: Man muss sich auf einiges…
Rank this Week: 2088

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/
  • Feb 17

    Smart Rules for Smart Contract

    Smart Rules for Smart Contract
    Lauren Henry Scholz, Algorithmic Contracts, Stan. Tech. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Martha ErtmanMost law students are digital natives who have been using computers since grade school, while I, a baby boomer, remain an…
  • Feb 16

    Breaking News: New Form of Superior Agency Guidance Discovered Hiding in Plain Sight

    Breaking News: New Form of Superior Agency Guidance Discovered Hiding in Plain Sight
    Kevin Stack, Preambles as Guidance, 84 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1252 (2016).Michael E HerzFor decades, controversy has brewed over agency (ab)use of and (over)reliance on guidance documents. On one account, agencies turn to guidance in an end run…
  • Feb 15

    Protecting Unhappy Worker Outbursts from Discriminatory Treatment

    Protecting Unhappy Worker Outbursts from Discriminatory Treatment
    Susan D. Carle, Angry Employees: Revisiting Insubordination in Title VII Cases, 10 Harv. L. & Pol’y Rev. 185 (2016).Michael Z. GreenThe nature of workplace protests was highlighted this past year by the actions of San Francisco…
Rank this Week: 372

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Florida Lawmakers Seek THC Blood Limits for Marijuana DUI

    Florida Lawmakers Seek THC Blood Limits for Marijuana DUI
    Florida’s law against driving under the influence, F.S. 316.193, covers the offense of operating a vehicle while intoxicated not just by alcohol, but by any chemical substance that impairs the person’s normal faculties. This…
  • Feb 14

    Teens Arrested in South Florida Shopping Center Robbery/ Assault

    Teens Arrested in South Florida Shopping Center Robbery/ Assault
    One boy is a ninth-grader who is just 15. Another is a 16-year-old girl and another just turned 18. All three are facing charge that could put them behind bars for many years. Detectives say the teens are involved in nearly a dozen cases of…
  • Feb 10

    State Seeks Reversal of Stand Your Ground Immunity for Deputy

    State Seeks Reversal of Stand Your Ground Immunity for Deputy
    Prosecutors allege a Broward sheriff’s deputy was not entitled to legal immunity under the so-called “stand your ground” law. The state is appealing the ruling last year by Broward Circuit Judge Michael Usan, who ruled the…
Rank this Week: 4536

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/
  • Feb 17

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Late last week President Donald Trump signed three Executive Orders that a White House blog post says are intended to “fight crime, gangs, and drugs; restore law and order; and support the dedicated men and women of law…
  • Feb 16

    2017 Cost Waiver Reports Available

    2017 Cost Waiver Reports Available
    The Administrative Office of the Courts recently submitted two reports on criminal cost waivers to the General Assembly. The first report covers court cost waivers under G.S. 7A-304(a). The other is about costs remitted upon remand from…
  • Feb 15

    The Role of Race—and Brain Science—in Pedestrian Fatalitie

    The Role of Race—and Brain Science—in Pedestrian Fatalitie
    A pedestrian enters a crosswalk. A car approaches. Does the race of the pedestrian influence whether the driver stops the car or continues to drive through the crosswalk? A study of Las Vegas drivers published last month in the journal…
Rank this Week: 3514

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • Feb 16

    Anaheim Man Threatens ‘Suicide by Cop’ gets Arrested for Domestic Violence

    Anaheim Man Threatens ‘Suicide by Cop’ gets Arrested for Domestic Violence
    Anaheim police Sgt. Darin Wyatt said that the police were called to the Friendly Village mobile home park on La Palma Ave. after a report of domestic violence. But, before the police had arrived, the suspect, a man in his 30’s, fled…
  • Feb 15

    Aspiring Professional Poker Player gets Dealt 8 Years in Prison for Robbing Casino Customer

    Aspiring Professional Poker Player gets Dealt 8 Years in Prison for Robbing Casino Customer
    A Paramount man was convicted, on October 31, of four counts of second degree robbery and one count of attempted second degree robbery after he followed home customers from local casinos and robbed them. According to Deputy District Attorney…
  • Feb 10

    Orange County Sex Offender Gets Caught with His Pants Down

    Orange County Sex Offender Gets Caught with His Pants Down
    According to investigators, 37 year old Stephen Garcia flashed Orange County female bus riders. Garcia, who has a lengthy record dating back a decade of indecent exposure cases, pled guilty on Tuesday to two felony counts of indecent exposure…
Rank this Week: 3320

Conroe Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Conroe Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Pullan & Young.

http://www.conroecriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Feb 16

    The Pitfalls of Probation

    The Pitfalls of Probation
    It’s a common scene: a defense attorney sitting with a pile of paperwork balanced on his lap, his client next to him. The attorney takes each page in turn and reviews it with the client: the judgment, the stipulation of evidence, the…
  • Jan 18

    Section 12.44(a) and (b) for Dummie

    Section 12.44(a) and (b) for Dummie
    For accused persons facing prosecution for certain low-level felony offenses, Texas Penal Code Section 12.44 is like the Holy Grail of plea deals. Clients continuously ask “what is a 12.44(a)” . . . “can I get a…
  • Sep 30

    Can a judge stack my sentence?

    Can a judge stack my sentence?
    Our firm regularly helps clients facing multiple charges. Sometimes these cases stem from a single incident, like a person who allegedly drives while intoxicated and evades the police all in the same night. Sometimes a person may…
Rank this Week: 2589

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    ‘Reviving death penalty in PH a setback for Asean’

    ‘Reviving death penalty in PH a setback for Asean’
    Source: The Manila Times (16 February 2017)http://www.manilatimes.net/reviving-death-penalty-ph-setback-asean/312522/THE revival of capital punishment will be an embarrassment for the Philippines and a setback for the rest of Southeast Asia,…
  • Feb 7

    Indonesia reaffirms use of death penalty despite criticism

    Indonesia reaffirms use of death penalty despite criticism
    Source: Jakarta Post (1 February 2017)http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2017/02/01/indonesia-reaffirms-use-of-death-penalty-despite-criticism.htmlAttorney General M. Prasetyo said on Wednesday that Indonesia would continue to impose the…
  • Feb 3

    Pakistan: Senate Committee on Human Rights to Debate Misuse of Blasphemy Law

    Pakistan: Senate Committee on Human Rights to Debate Misuse of Blasphemy Law
    Source: The Wire (13 January 2017)https://thewire.in/99465/pakistan-senate-committee-human-rights-debate-misuse-blasphemy-laws/Islamabad: A Pakistani senate committee is set to debate how to prevent the country’s blasphemy laws being…
Rank this Week: 928

Austin Criminal Defense Blog

Austin Criminal Defense Blog

Reviews and discusses current Texas criminal defense issues. By Tillman Braniff, PLLC.

http://www.tillmanbraniff.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    How Reliable Are Breathalyzer Tests?

    How Reliable Are Breathalyzer Tests?
    From the “Drunkometer” used in the 1930s to today’s Breathalyzer, blood alcohol concentration (BAC) tests have made it very easy for police to charge Texas citizens […] The post How Reliable Are Breathalyzer Tests?…
  • Jan 26

    Understanding Internet Crime

    Understanding Internet Crime
    At some point, you may find yourself one of the many people accused of an Internet crime without even realizing that you have broken any laws. […] The post Understanding Internet Crimes appeared first on Tillman-Braniff.
  • Jan 16

    Start the New Year by Clearing Your Criminal Record

    Start the New Year by Clearing Your Criminal Record
    It’s a new year, and if you have a criminal record, you should find out if you can get a fresh start with a criminal record […] The post Start the New Year by Clearing Your Criminal Record appeared first on Tillman-Braniff.
Rank this Week: 4707

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Zachary B. Cooper, Attorney at Law, P.C.

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2131

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

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

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
Rank this Week: 3421

Orland Park Criminal Defense…

Orland Park Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office of John S. Fotopoulos, P.C.

http://www.fotopouloslaw.com/orland-park-criminal-lawyer/
  • Feb 16

    Can a “Consensual” Encounter With Police Lead to a DUI Charge?

    Can a “Consensual” Encounter With Police Lead to a DUI Charge?
    Normally an Illinois police officer must have probable cause to stop you on suspicion of a DUI. The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects all individuals against “unreasonable” seizures by the police.…
  • Jan 29

    Can I Get a DUI for Taking Prescription Drugs?

    Can I Get a DUI for Taking Prescription Drugs?
    Although DUI is usually associated with drunk driving, Illinois law actually prohibits operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of any drug or controlled substance. This can even include a legal prescription drug. To avoid a DUI…
  • Jan 17

    Can an Accuser Stop Me From Proving My Innocence?

    Can an Accuser Stop Me From Proving My Innocence?
    Although television legal dramas might lead you to think the criminal justice system is infallible—the heroic police and prosecution always manage to catch the clearly guilty defendant—the reality is there are many people in…
Rank this Week: 1462

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Feb 16

    Using an Alibi to Defend Against Criminal Charge

    Using an Alibi to Defend Against Criminal Charge
    Simply put, an alibi defense is a defense against criminal allegations that states the defendant was in another place at the time of the crime, so they could not have possibly been involved in committing the crime. When you plan to claim an…
  • Feb 15

    Information About Your Miranda Right

    Information About Your Miranda Right
    Criminal suspects and defendants may believe they are simply at the mercy of the police and prosecutors. However, if you have been arrested or otherwise detained, you have many rights under the Constitution and violations of these rights can…
  • Feb 8

    The Collateral Consequences of a Criminal Conviction in Maryland

    The Collateral Consequences of a Criminal Conviction in Maryland
    When most people think about the consequences of a criminal conviction, they think about penalties like fines, probation, community service, and jail time. While these are certainly possible after a criminal conviction in Maryland, there are…
Rank this Week: 540