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White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Aug 23

    Reddy Annappareddy: Innocent Victim of the Government's False Evidence

    Reddy Annappareddy: Innocent Victim of the Government's False Evidence
    In June 2016, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (Judge George Levi Russell III, presiding) granted Reddy Annappareddy a new trial on the grounds that the prosecutors presented false evidence to the jury at his first…
  • Jul 20

    A Review of the UK Serious Fraud Office's Second DPA

    A Review of the UK Serious Fraud Office's Second DPA
    Earlier this month, the UK Serious Fraud Office announced the approval by Lord Justice Leveson of the country's second deferred prosecution agreement. Readers may recall that the implementation of a DPA process is relatively new in the UK…
  • Jul 15

    Fed Ex Case - Real Change Needs to Happen

    Fed Ex Case - Real Change Needs to Happen
    In 2014, prosecutors proceeded with a case against fed ex. Unlike many companies in a post-Arthur Andersen world, they would not be bullied into folding and taking a non-prosecution or deferred prosecution agreement. Instead, they took the…
Rank this Week: 922

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Presents news and decisions on German criminal law. By Dr. Bottner.

http://www.anwalt-strafverteidiger.de/
Rank this Week: 1577

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Aug 23

    CFPB’s Proposed Arbitration Rule Prompts Thousands of Comment

    CFPB’s Proposed Arbitration Rule Prompts Thousands of Comment
    The comment period for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)’s proposed arbitration rulemaking ended on Monday, and the Bureau received nearly 11,000 comments both strongly supporting and opposing the proposed rule.  As…
  • Aug 9

    CFPB Proposes Multiple Changes to TRID “Know Before You Owe” Rule

    CFPB Proposes Multiple Changes to TRID “Know Before You Owe” Rule
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) recently issued 293 pages of proposed changes (the “Amendments”) to the federal mortgage disclosure requirements it propounded in October 2015 commonly known as the…
  • Aug 5

    CFPB Issues Final Mortgage Servicing Rule

    CFPB Issues Final Mortgage Servicing Rule
    On August 4, 2016, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued its long-awaited final mortgage servicing rule under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and implementing Regulation X, and the Truth in Lending Act…
Rank this Week: 1844

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

Covers criminal and injury law. By Tenn And Tenn, P. A.

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1740

Engel & Martin, LLC Blog

Engel & Martin, LLC Blog

Covers criminal law and student disciplinary hearings.

http://www.engelandmartin.com/blog/
  • Aug 23

    Trial of Miami Township Police Officer Begin

    Trial of Miami Township Police Officer Begin
    Engel & Martin attorney Anne Tamashasky helps select a jury in the trial of former Miami Township Police Sergeant John Swing. Coverage from Channel 12: “In this case, you have one allegation that’s going to be before the jury,…
  • Jul 4

    Supreme Court DUI/OVI/Drunk Driving Decision

    Supreme Court DUI/OVI/Drunk Driving Decision
    The Supreme Court of the United States recently issued an opinion in a OVI/DUI/Drunk Driving case that will affect drivers in Ohio.  Birchfield v. North Dakota, 579 U.S. ____  (2016). Opinion by:  Mary Martin In an analysis of…
  • Jun 15

    Martin Serving As Prosecutor For Man Accused of Shooting Deputy

    Martin Serving As Prosecutor For Man Accused of Shooting Deputy
    Mary Martin is serving as a prosecutor in Mason Municipal Court in the case of Mohammed Abdu Laghaoui. Laghaoui is accused of shooting a Warren County Sheriff Deputy during a domestic dispute. Laghaoui was arraigned in Mason Municipal…
Rank this Week: 2028

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3141

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Miami-Dade Woman Arrested for DUI Manslaughter and Related Charge

    Miami-Dade Woman Arrested for DUI Manslaughter and Related Charge
    If you or someone close to you is charged with any alcohol-related driving violation it’s crucial to retain a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who specializes in these types of occurrences at the earliest possible moment.…
  • Jul 26

    Second Convicted Inmate Scheduled for Release in Massive Health Care Fraud

    Second Convicted Inmate Scheduled for Release in Massive Health Care Fraud
    Following up on an article posted here last September, the second of five defendants who was convicted of bribery charges that stemmed from a fraud that amounted to millions in duplicitous Medicaid and food stamps payments will be released…
  • Jun 28

    First of Six Arrested under New Human Trafficking Laws Convicted

    First of Six Arrested under New Human Trafficking Laws Convicted
    In 2014, new laws regarding the crime of human trafficking were passed by the Florida legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. The criminal aspect of these new laws were tested for the first time earlier last month (May 2016)…
Rank this Week: 3602

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of Smith & White, PLLC.

http://www.tacomacriminallawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 2053

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI issues, including field sobriety testing, post-conviction relief, ignition interlocks. By Levow DWI Law.

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4668

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2792

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

Answers common questions regarding California criminal proceedings. By Graham Donath.

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • Aug 22

    Watch Out for Plain-Clothed Police Officers on the Road

    Watch Out for Plain-Clothed Police Officers on the Road
    In late 2015, the San Bernardino police force used a different sort of tactic to catch distracted drivers on the roadways. Officers stood on the side of the road with cardboard signs and radioed patrol cars when they spotted…
  • Aug 15

    What You Should Know About Police Officers and Domestic Abuse

    What You Should Know About Police Officers and Domestic Abuse
    With the recent press surrounding instances of law enforcement abuse of power, one distinct problem in the policing community remains—and many are reluctant to discuss it. Police officers are supposed to protect and serve, but…
  • Jul 25

    When and How Do You Get in Trouble for Online Scams?

    When and How Do You Get in Trouble for Online Scams?
    Online buy and sell sites such as Craigslist are no strangers to scams and pranks. The internet is full of different forms of fraud designed to steal financial information or sensitive personal details. Around the globe, people…
Rank this Week: 2569

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

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

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
Rank this Week: 2077

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    The Word Ryan Lochte Just Couldn’t Say

    The Word Ryan Lochte Just Couldn’t Say
    Remember the show “Happy Days?” The Fonz could never say one particular word. Even when he knew he made a mistake he couldn’t admit that he was “wrong.” He’d attempt to say it: “I was…
  • Jul 27

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?
    INTRODUCTION On March 30, 1981, as former President Ronald Reagan left the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington D.C., John Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate the president. Hinckley drew his revolver and fired six rounds, injuring…
  • Jul 27

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?
    INTRODUCTION On March 30, 1981, as former President Ronald Reagan left the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington D.C., John Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate the president. Hinckley drew his revolver and fired six rounds, injuring…
Rank this Week: 997

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Probable Cause to Believe a Joint Venture Crime Has Been Committed

    Probable Cause to Believe a Joint Venture Crime Has Been Committed
    In Commonwealth v. Sanchez, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts appealed from orders that granted motions to suppress evidence that was seized during the search of codefendants. There were four companion cases. The issue in the case was whether…
  • Aug 3

    Tips from Confidential Informants Related to Massachusetts Drug Crime

    Tips from Confidential Informants Related to Massachusetts Drug Crime
    In Commonwealth v. Ortiz, the defendant appealed from a second conviction of cocaine possession with intent to distribute within 100 feet of a public park or playground in violation of MGL chapter 94C, § 32A(c). He filed a…
  • Jul 21

    Uttering a False Check in Massachusett

    Uttering a False Check in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Robinson, the defendant was convicted of two counts of uttering a false check. The defendant came into a bank in Cambridge in 2011 and presented a check at a teller window. The $8,539.29 check made out to Bonnie Green was…
Rank this Week: 3336

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    Committed a Bizarre Crime??????

    Committed a Bizarre Crime??????
    With the technology that fills society today, think twice before getting into an accident and turning it into road rage. On Wednesday, KSNV, Channel 3 News, reported that a 34-year-old woman driver had just exploded into crazy road rage after…
  • Aug 17

    Bank Robbery by a Woman is Unusual

    Bank Robbery by a Woman is Unusual
    The Las Vegas Sun recently reported that a woman, whose name has been withheld, was arrested for allegedly robbing two Las Vegas banks just an hour apart. She went into Wells Fargo first and then went to the Bank of America one hour later.…
  • Aug 14

    Murder is Death with Consequence

    Murder is Death with Consequence
    Murder is defined as the “attack against a person,” and it is by far the most serious criminal act that comes to trial. There are varying degrees of an “attack against a person,” some of which include manslaughter,…
Rank this Week: 3808

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Covers sex crime laws and cases. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 1276

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    A Lesson In Appealing Ohio Administrative License Suspension

    A Lesson In Appealing Ohio Administrative License Suspension
    Practicing law is an art, not a science, and there are various methods to develop skill at the art of lawyering. One method is to learn the hard way. In a recent Ohio OVI case, the defense lawyer learned the hard way how to appeal an…
  • Aug 13

    Weakening Of Exclusionary Rule Could Affect Ohio DUI/OVI Case

    Weakening Of Exclusionary Rule Could Affect Ohio DUI/OVI Case
    At some point, the exception becomes the rule.  To discourage police from violating individual rights, we developed the exclusionary rule.  If evidence is obtained as a result of an unreasonable search or seizure, or other…
  • Jul 9

    Self-Driving Cars And Ohio DUI

    Self-Driving Cars And Ohio DUI
    Carrie Underwood’s plea, “Jesus, take the wheel” is being replaced with the hands free command, “Siri, take the wheel”. According to a recent forecast by Business Insider, there will be 10 million self-driving…
Rank this Week: 1449

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/
  • Aug 20

    Threats of death coerced false testimony in Waco innocence case

    Threats of death coerced false testimony in Waco innocence case
    A judge in Waco recommended granting a habeas corpus writ on "actual innocence" grounds in a case which demonstrates the risks of false convictions from plea bargaining and informant practices. A report from Tommy Witherspoon at the Waco…
  • Aug 19

    A judge's writing "tinged with despair"

    A judge's writing "tinged with despair"
    This is how it feels to serve as the resident voice of reason on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals:
  • Aug 19

    Debtors prisons and bail reform: TX Judicial Council taking up heady issue

    Debtors prisons and bail reform: TX Judicial Council taking up heady issue
    The Texas Judicial Council this morning approved changes to court collections programs aimed at reducing incarceration of low-income Texans due to nonpayment of fines, but not without a fair amount of controversy and substantial changes to…
Rank this Week: 96

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    The Best Kept Secrets to Fighting Connecticut State Trooper Arrest

    The Best Kept Secrets to Fighting Connecticut State Trooper Arrest
    If you ask any of the best Connecticut criminal lawyers and attorneys who are “in the know” about Connecticut State Trooper arrests, they will share 2 little known and quietly kept secrets about State Trooper arrests: first, State…
  • Aug 13

    Fighting Your Connecticut Harassment Second Degree Arrest

    Fighting Your Connecticut Harassment Second Degree Arrest
    Connecticut police and prosecutors are taking online harassment and social media harassment arrests seriously. Digital forensic police labs are sprouting up all over Fairfield County, and police in Greenwich, Weston, Stamford and Darien…
  • Aug 6

    Why It’s So (Unfairly) Easy to Get Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Connecticut

    Why It’s So (Unfairly) Easy to Get Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Connecticut
    It’s one of the easiest arrests for Greenwich, Stamford, Darien and Connecticut police to make. It’s Disorderly Conduct under CGS 53a-182, one of the lowest level misdemeanors and perhaps the most frequently charged crimes in…
Rank this Week: 2886

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Undercover Police Officers Posing as Prostitute

    Undercover Police Officers Posing as Prostitute
    This summer, police officers across the United States have been cracking down on prostitution-related offenses. Sting operations aimed at stopping the solicitation of prostitution have been executed across the country, including several in…
  • Aug 17

    Chicago’s Database of Likely Killers and Victim

    Chicago’s Database of Likely Killers and Victim
    The Chicago Police Department (CPD) has a list of Chicagoans who are believed to be at risk of either killing or being killed. The police started compiling their Strategic Subject List three years ago in an attempt to save the lives of…
  • Aug 11

    Police Body Cameras and Crime in Chicago

    Police Body Cameras and Crime in Chicago
    Last month an African-American teenager was fatally shot by the Chicago police at the conclusion of a car chase. An article on WMUR.com reports that the police attempted to pull over the 18-year-old as the Jaguar convertible that he was…
Rank this Week: 1501

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    One vehicle fatality crash on Interstate 15 in Clark County.

    One vehicle fatality crash on Interstate 15 in Clark County.
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
  • Aug 19

    Fatal Crash in Canyon County

    Fatal Crash in Canyon County
    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.,…
  • Aug 18

    Final Update: Two Vehicle Crash on US 26 West of Swan Valley

    Final Update: Two Vehicle Crash on US 26 West of Swan Valley
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
Rank this Week: 117

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/
  • Aug 19

    Trump Exposed

    Trump Exposed
    "NYC Parks stands firmly against any unpermitted erection in city parks, no matter how small." -- Parks Department spokesperson Sam BiedermanThe statues of a grotesque, flabby, emasculated Trump that appeared in public spaces on Thursday in…
  • Aug 11

    The Devil And Daniel Murphy

    The Devil And Daniel Murphy
    Daniel Murphy's historic playoff performance last year carried the Mets into the World Series.   In the Mets' 4-game sweep of the Cubs in the League Championship Series, Murph batted over .500, with four home runs, a…
  • Aug 9

    Donald Trump Is An American Monster

    Donald Trump Is An American Monster
    He "represents that dark, venal and incurably violent side of the American character that almost every country in the world has learned to fear and despise. . . . [He] is also America's answer to the monstrous Mr. Hyde. He speaks for the…
Rank this Week: 208

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Aug 19

    Just say no to marijuana kid

    Just say no to marijuana kid
    Now this is interesting....finally a scientifically backed article on the realities of marijuana use among adolescents.  ...
  • Aug 19

    A Closer Look at the Berkeley Death Penalty Poll

    A Closer Look at the Berkeley Death Penalty Poll
    Bill noted earlier today the poll by the Institute of Governmental Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.  Let's look a little more at these data.Four years ago, we defeated a death penalty repeal initiative, but the…
  • Aug 19

    Incarceration Rates and Offending Rate

    Incarceration Rates and Offending Rate
    In comments to Bill's post on incarceration rates there is discussion of the issue of whether the higher (although shrinking) incarceration rate for African Americans is due to higher offending rates or discriminatory enforcement.  I did…
Rank this Week: 207

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    United States v. Harmon, No. 15-10034…

    United States v. Harmon, No. 15-10034 (8-18-16)(Owen w/ Wallace & Nelson). A bad Mechanikcontrols this affirmance of money laundering convictions. Here, before the grand jury, the prosecutor's witness lied about receiving benefits for his…
  • Aug 18

    US v. Mendoza-Padilla, No. 15-10051…

    US v. Mendoza-Padilla, No. 15-10051 (8-16-16)(Tallman w/Clifton and Ikuta).The categorical approach visits Florida; specifically, whether manslaughter as defined by the Florida Supreme Court constitutes a "crime of violence" under 2L1.2. The…
  • Aug 16

    1. Washington v. Ryan, No. 05-99009…

    1. Washington v. Ryan, No. 05-99009 (8-15-16)(en banc by Christen; dissents by Bybee and Watford)(Note: Az FPD involved). The 9th reversed the court's denial of a Rule 60(b) motion and remanded to allow the petitioner to file an appeal. …
Rank this Week: 506

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    The prosecutors approaching their jobs as stepping stones, careers, aimless wandering, and fascist endeavor

    The prosecutors approaching their jobs as stepping stones, careers, aimless wandering, and fascist endeavor
    One approach to persuading prosecutors is to consider why they became a prosecutor in the first place. The word is out on the streets that if a lawyer wants to become a litigator with a prestigious large corporate law firm, one should buck to…
  • Aug 17

    More on persuasion- Keeping suffering in the offensive person’s corner

    More on persuasion- Keeping suffering in the offensive person’s corner
    Achieving and maintaining equanimity is critical in the courtroom battlefield and all battlefields. The challenges to powerful equanimity abound. When we recognize and remember that sh*t coming from others is coming from their own roller…
  • Aug 15

    Engage people as participants in the circle of the story

    Engage people as participants in the circle of the story
    Once the persuader fully immerses himself or herself into the circle of the story, and fully engages others from that circle, they will be more likely to want to join the persuader in that persuasive circle.
Rank this Week: 472

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
  • Aug 19

    CA7: No REP in IP address because it is broadcast

    CA7: No REP in IP address because it is broadcast
    There is no reasonable expectation of privacy in the IP address one is using because it’s broadcast far and wide. It is a mere business record under the third party doctrine, and Jones doesn’t alter the third party doctrine.…
  • Aug 19

    CA3: Strip searching an inmate in isolation 3 times a day serves no penological purpose and is enjoined

    CA3: Strip searching an inmate in isolation 3 times a day serves no penological purpose and is enjoined
    Strip searching an inmate in isolation three times a day serves no penological purpose and is enjoined. Parkell v. Danberg, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 15092 (3d Cir. Aug. 17, 2016): Turning to the balancing of interests, we do not understand…
  • Aug 19

    E.D.Mich.: Gov’t failed to prove nexus to def’s property in SW affidavit, so no PC

    E.D.Mich.: Gov’t failed to prove nexus to def’s property in SW affidavit, so no PC
    The government fails to prove nexus to defendant’s property in a drug search warrant for three addresses. The lack of nexus is a lack of probable cause [and the court doesn’t even discuss good faith exception]. United States v.…
Rank this Week: 2040

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Michigan DUI Lawyer – Can you Please Explain Pleas?

    Michigan DUI Lawyer – Can you Please Explain Pleas?
    In my previous DUI article, we looked at pre-trials.  We learned that there can be multiple pre-trials in a DUI (or any criminal) case, and that the ultimate goal of a pre-trial is to work out a plea arrangement that will avoid a person…
  • Aug 14

    The Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Process – Part 2

    The Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Process – Part 2
    In part 1 of this article, I began explaining how I do Michigan driver’s license restoration and clearance appeals within the framework of the Michigan Secretary of State’s established process.  I pointed out that genuine…
  • Aug 12

    The Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Process – Part 1

    The Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Process – Part 1
    There are specific steps you must take to win back your Michigan driver’s license.  As a driver’s license restoration lawyer, I have developed a system guaranteed to succeed in every case I take.  A person must, however,…
Rank this Week: 4099

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    “DUI Strike Force” Patrolling Wrigleyville this Weekend

    “DUI Strike Force” Patrolling Wrigleyville this Weekend
    The Chicago Police Department’s “DUI Strike Force” will be patrolling Wrigleyville and Boystown from 7 P.M. on August 19 through 3 A.M. on August 20. According to the news release put out by the Chicago Police Department,…
  • Aug 1

    New Changes to Illinois DUI-Cannabis Law

    New Changes to Illinois DUI-Cannabis Law
    Governor Rauner has signed into law a change to the Illinois DUI law involving driving while under the influence of cannabis (marijuana). Until this change, it was illegal to drive with any amount of cannabis in a person’s system. It…
  • Jul 26

    Vehicle Seizures Generate Revenue for Law Enforcement and Government

    Vehicle Seizures Generate Revenue for Law Enforcement and Government
    Under Illinois law, the state’s attorney may petition on behalf of a local law enforcement agency, for the seizure of an automotive vehicle when it is used in the commission of any serious felony crime. Whether the petition is granted…
Rank this Week: 578

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
Rank this Week: 28

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Second-degree Burglary, Mutilated Bras and Email

    Second-degree Burglary, Mutilated Bras and Email
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Minnesota:  State v. Deitering, 2016 WL 4262976 (2016).  The court begins the opinion by explaining thatDouglas Deitering faced a second-degree burglary charge for…
  • Aug 17

    The Subpoena, the Former Governor and the Email

    The Subpoena, the Former Governor and the Email
    This post examines an opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit:  In re Grand Jury Subpoena, JK-15-029, 2016 WL 3745541 (9th Circuit 2016). The opinion begins by explaining that thiscase arises in the midst of an…
  • Aug 15

    The Laptop, Receiving Stolen Property and the "Return-for-Reward" Defense

    The Laptop, Receiving Stolen Property and the "Return-for-Reward" Defense
    This post examines an opinion from the District of Columbia Court of Appeals: Lihlakha v. United States, 89 A.3d 479 (2014). I decided to do a post on this case because while it is not brand new, it addresses an issue that I, at least, had…
Rank this Week: 470

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David M. Boertje.

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    112 Fugitives Across Southern California Arrested in ICE Operation

    112 Fugitives Across Southern California Arrested in ICE Operation
    Earlier this week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 112 fugitives on the run from the law across the San Bernardino, Riverside, Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties during a special operation that aimed…
  • Aug 17

    It is Now Perfectly Legal to Take Upskirt Photos in Georgia

    It is Now Perfectly Legal to Take Upskirt Photos in Georgia
    In another bizarre legal ruling from a right-leaning state, a Georgia Court of Appeals ruled the state’s invasion of privacy laws does not prohibit taking a photo up a woman’s skirt (an “upskirt photo”) unless she is…
  • Aug 12

    Federal Judges Say California Supreme Court is Jeopardizing Constitutional Right

    Federal Judges Say California Supreme Court is Jeopardizing Constitutional Right
    U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judges Jay S. Bybee, a George W. Bush appointee, and Stephen Reinhardt, appointed by President Carter, are expressing their frustrations in a California Supreme Court ruling that would allow a state prisoner…
Rank this Week: 1971

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1890

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Aug 19

    Your Privacy Expectations During an OUI Investigation

    Your Privacy Expectations During an OUI Investigation
    In our last blog post, we discussed a recent issue that has come up in South Dakota, where police are forcing drivers suspected of operating a vehicle under the influence (OUI) to provide a urine sample. If these drivers refuse, police have…
  • Aug 10

    South Dakota Forcing Urine Samples, Using Catheter

    South Dakota Forcing Urine Samples, Using Catheter
    When it comes to investigating drug crimes, police can be very pushy. They tend to be overly concerned with the fact that drugs pass through your body over time. This means that evidence that you've broken the law – evidence of THC…
  • Aug 4

    Your Rights When You're Visiting Someone Else

    Your Rights When You're Visiting Someone Else
    When police are investigating a potential crime, they have a lot of tools at their disposal. One of the most powerful, however, is your consent. If you consent to a search, then it doesn't matter how unlawful that search is, or how much it…
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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/
  • Aug 19

    Skibine on Indians, Race, and Criminal Jurisdiction

    Skibine on Indians, Race, and Criminal Jurisdiction
    Alexander Tallchief Skibine (University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law) has posted Indians, Race, and Criminal Jurisdiction in Indian Country (Albany Government Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: With the possible…
  • Aug 19

    Mulroy on Pre-Charge Attachment of the 6th Amendment Right to Counsel

    Mulroy on Pre-Charge Attachment of the 6th Amendment Right to Counsel
    Steven J. Mulroy (University of Memphis - Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law) has posted The Bright Line’s Dark Zone: Pre-Charge Attachment of the 6th Amendment Right to Counsel on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this Article, Prof. Mulroy...
  • Aug 19

    Mailland on Roman Polanski

    Mailland on Roman Polanski
    Julien Mailland (Indiana University Bloomington - Department of Telecommunications) has posted Roman Polanski and the 'Artists' Minister': American Criminal Law v. French Cultural Diplomacy (ASU Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 5,…
Rank this Week: 126

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 1882

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 19

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome. Has anyone seen a Trump statue in person? G-rated comments only please, or use asterisks for anatomical parts. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content,…
  • Aug 19

    6 Bodies Found in Jalisco, None Believed to Be El Chapo's Son

    6 Bodies Found in Jalisco, None Believed to Be El Chapo's Son
    6 bodies were found today in several locations in towns around Guadalajara in the state of Jalisco. In the El Mirador, in Tonala, police authorities placed the bodies of three men between 25 and 30 years. The first two victims were found…
  • Aug 17

    Hillary: There is No "New" Donald Trump

    Hillary: There is No "New" Donald Trump
    Hillary today on the changes in Donald Trump's campaign staff: He can hire and fire whoever he wants from his campaign. They can make him read new words from a teleprompter. But he is still the same man who insults gold star families,…
Rank this Week: 2

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Covers criminal law, litigation tactics, parenting rights and medical marijuana.

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Aug 19

    The Dirty Business of Copyright Troll

    The Dirty Business of Copyright Troll
    Recently in the news, esteemed US photographer Carol Highsmith filed a billion-dollar lawsuit against Getty Images for trying to make her pay them for her own images—images she had generously contributed copyright-free to the US Library…
  • Jun 13

    A PI and a Lawyer Meet a New Client: Who’s in Charge?

    A PI and a Lawyer Meet a New Client: Who’s in Charge?
    My better half recently wrote an article for crime fiction writers about why private investigators don’t dominate meetings with new clients in lawyers’ offices (when the lawyer is present). She wrote it after noticing several…
  • May 16

    What Writers Can Learn from the film 12 ANGRY MEN

    What Writers Can Learn from the film 12 ANGRY MEN
    Happy Birthday, Henry Fonda To celebrate the birthday of acting legend Henry Fonda (b. May 16, 1905), I’m posting a review I co-wrote with my wife, legal investigator/author Colleen Collins, about one of our favorite legal films:…
Rank this Week: 3534

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

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

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    What Is An OVI In Ohio?

    What Is An OVI In Ohio?
    Drunk driving terms are widespread in the U.S. You understand what it means when someone says the legal limit is 0.08 percent. You know what it means when someone is arrested for a DUI. But what is an OWI or an OVI? Many people don’t…
  • Aug 16

    Gallipolis Man Spared From High -Tier OVI And Improperly Handling A Firearm Charge

    Gallipolis Man Spared From High -Tier OVI And Improperly Handling A Firearm Charge
    In today’s tumultuous climate surrounding gun rights and responsible ownership, it is crucial to understand Ohio’s concealed carry laws. For example, a short time ago, a man was pulled over in Gallipolis and charged with a high…
  • Aug 12

    Woman Enters Diversion Program After Licking County Retail Theft Charge

    Woman Enters Diversion Program After Licking County Retail Theft Charge
    The capable criminal defense attorneys with Ohio’s Luftman, Heck & Associates recently assisted a woman when she found herself in a very precarious position after retail theft charges put her criminal record and possibly her freedom…
Rank this Week: 2188

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal defense, evidence and the Fourth Amendment. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Court Rules No Constitutional Rights to Cross Examine at Probation Hearing

    Court Rules No Constitutional Rights to Cross Examine at Probation Hearing
    We are all familiar with cross examination in trial—it seems to be the highlight of every legal TV show or televised trial. What you may not be aware of is that the constitution’s sixth amendment actually guarantees defendants a…
  • Aug 10

    Constitutionality of Life Without Parole Sentence is Challenged

    Constitutionality of Life Without Parole Sentence is Challenged
    In 2013, Maryland revoked the death penalty. That may have been because trials are imperfect, and thus, the possibility of taking an innocent person’s life is too great a risk. That left Maryland’s highest penalty being life…
  • Aug 1

    Double Jeopardy Tested in U.S. Supreme Court

    Double Jeopardy Tested in U.S. Supreme Court
    Sometimes it is interesting to see how issues that look like they have nothing to do with criminal justice end up affecting criminal justice. Such was the case this week, when the United States Supreme Court made a ruling based upon whether…
Rank this Week: 3278

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Lying to Get Out of Trouble = More Trouble

    Lying to Get Out of Trouble = More Trouble
    If I’ve seen it once, I’ve seen it a million times. I’ve blogged about it a million times. At least it feels that way. I have definitely lectured clients about it about a million times: lying to get out of trouble just winds…
  • Aug 18

    Why are the Olympic Swimmers In Trouble in Brazil?

    Why are the Olympic Swimmers In Trouble in Brazil?
    As usual, I have no idea. But I can guess. Here are some of the rather sketchy “facts” that have emerged so far: Ryan Lochte was out with some of his other superstar swim team members for a night on the town after completing his…
  • Aug 2

    7 Reasons Behind False Rape Accusation

    7 Reasons Behind False Rape Accusation
    False Rape Accusations Why on earth would a woman possibly lie about being raped? That was a valid question that was raised in comments to my last post. I could wax poetic about the sacred presumption of innocence, proof beyond a reasonable…
Rank this Week: 4608

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/
  • Aug 19

    Could Ryan Lochte Face Criminal Charges for Lying to the Police? (PC 148.5)

    Could Ryan Lochte Face Criminal Charges for Lying to the Police? (PC 148.5)
    You get into an argument with your roommate, and he decides to move out. After he leaves, you are still angry, so you call the police and make up a story about your roommate stealing your furniture. Can you go to jail for lying to the police?…
  • Aug 17

    What Conditions Can a Judge Place Upon You if You are Convicted of a Crime?

    What Conditions Can a Judge Place Upon You if You are Convicted of a Crime?
    Persons convicted of sex crimes against children are often required to stay away from parks and playgrounds as part of their sentence. Someone in California who is convicted of drunk driving could be ordered to stay away from liquor stores.…
  • Aug 12

    Orange County Cracking Down on Video Game Gambling

    Orange County Cracking Down on Video Game Gambling
    Video games, increasingly looked at as a way to have fun by people of all ages, is quickly becoming a cause of concern in Orange County. Some residents of Orange County are using video games to transform their private homes into illegal…
Rank this Week: 662

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Raising the Age of Juvenile Offenders in Michigan

    Raising the Age of Juvenile Offenders in Michigan
    Toward the end of April this year, what some have described as the “largest criminal justice reform package in U.S. history” was passed in the House, a package of bills that would mean 17-year-olds who allegedly commit certain…
  • Aug 12

    When You’re a Defendant in a Criminal Case, Always Be Prepared for the Unexpected

    When You’re a Defendant in a Criminal Case, Always Be Prepared for the Unexpected
    If you’re someone who has been arrested or is under investigation for a crime, you may decide you can represent yourself – or, you may believe your criminal defense attorney can provide you with an impenetrable defense. The fact…
  • Aug 5

    Michigan Criminal Lawyers Defending Clients Who May Not Be Truthful

    Michigan Criminal Lawyers Defending Clients Who May Not Be Truthful
    Let’s be honest here – all people tell lies, whether they have been accused of a crime or not.  We’re all human, however many people are curious as to if criminal defense lawyers represent clients who they know are…
Rank this Week: 316

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/
  • Aug 19

    SJC rules that Aaron Hernandez’s lawyers must turn over cell phone

    SJC rules that Aaron Hernandez’s lawyers must turn over cell phone
    In a decision that could impact Aaron Harnandez’s upcoming murder trial in February, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that his lawyers can be compelled to provide his phone to the Commonwealth pursuant to an…
  • Aug 15

    No Right to a lawyer prior to deciding to take a Breath Test, Massachusetts Supreme Court rule

    No Right to a lawyer prior to deciding to take a Breath Test, Massachusetts Supreme Court rule
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that police officer do not have to advise a defendant of their right to a lawyer prior to deciding whether to take a breath test. The decision came in the case of Commonwealth v.…
  • Aug 12

    Leaving Child in Hot Car and Involuntary Manslaughter Prosecution

    Leaving Child in Hot Car and Involuntary Manslaughter Prosecution
    This summer has seen a high number of cases involving young children dying after being left in hot cars. In a recent highly publicized case out Georgia, a father was charged with the involuntary manslaughter of his twin…
Rank this Week: 884

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Clermont Man Arrested For Allegedly Soliciting Girl Online

    Clermont Man Arrested For Allegedly Soliciting Girl Online
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents arrested a 24-year-old man Wednesday for attempting to solicit a 10-year-old girl on the internet. Authorities say the girl’s mother told the Orange County Sheriff’s Office that her…
  • Aug 18

    Wildwood City Commissioner Accused of Texting Death Threat

    Wildwood City Commissioner Accused of Texting Death Threat
    A Wildwood city commissioner is facing second-degree felony charges after deputies claim he texted a death threat. The 38-year-old Oxford man was charged Wednesday with intimidation/writing or sending a threat to kill or injure. According to…
  • Aug 4

    Former Plant City Middle School Teacher Accepts Plea Deal in Student Sex Case

    Former Plant City Middle School Teacher Accepts Plea Deal in Student Sex Case
    The case of a former Turkey Creek Middle School teacher accused of having a sex with a 15-year-old student will not go to trial. The Brandon woman accepted a plea deal Monday. She received five years in Florida state prison, two years of…
Rank this Week: 463

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of John M. Lynch, LLC.

http://www.missouricriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Getting Hurt at work and Workers Compensation Law

    Getting Hurt at work and Workers Compensation Law
    The workers compensation system in Missouri is designed to provide certain benefits for Missouri workers who get injured while on the job. In Missouri, every full time or part time employee working for a Missouri employer with at least five…
  • Aug 5

    White Collar Crimes- Embezzlement and Tax Fraud     

    White Collar Crimes- Embezzlement and Tax Fraud     
    There has been an increase in prosecution of white collar offenses, including Embezzlement and Fraud in a litany of contexts, including Securities Fraud, Tax Fraud, Mortgage and Insurance Fraud and Medicare/Medicaid Fraud.  Such Federal…
  • Jul 29

    Illinois Licensed Drivers and Missouri Traffic and Criminal Offense

    Illinois Licensed Drivers and Missouri Traffic and Criminal Offense
    Missouri and Illinois have very different driver’s license statutes and regulations. The ramifications of a conviction in Missouri for an Illinois licensed driver can be significant. For instance, many Illinois licensed drivers do not…
Rank this Week: 1739