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Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

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

    Be careful what you Tweet for...

    Be careful what you Tweet for...
    A 17 year old in Tarrant County was arrested for tweeting a picture of picture of an airsoft rifle aimed at a marked Fort Worth police vehicle and "Should I do it? They Don't Care For a Black Male Anyways." Police justified their arrest,…
  • Jan 7

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

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

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

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?
    Salvador Cisneros came to the United States to realize the American dream, and part of his dream might have ranged from fondling breasts in public to joining the mile high club. Having been discovered in the United States without permission…
Rank this Week: 2279

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/
  • May 29

    You must be off Probation to win back your Michigan Driver's License

    You must be off Probation to win back your Michigan Driver's License
    In order to even begin the process of trying to win back your Michigan driver's license (or the clearance of a Michigan hold on your driving record, if you now live out of state), you must be legally eligible to...
  • May 25

    How to get the best Results in an OWI 3rd Offense (Felony DUI) case

    How to get the best Results in an OWI 3rd Offense (Felony DUI) case
    If you're facing a 3rd offense drunk driving charge anywhere in Michigan, then you already know it's a felony. In this article, I want to avoid all the scare tactics and make clear that, in most cases, and with proper...
  • May 22

    What you need to win your Michigan Driver's License Restoration Case

    What you need to win your Michigan Driver's License Restoration Case
    I have posted over 283 articles about the driver's license restoration and clearance process; that's a lot of information. Yet for everything I have written, both on my blog and on my website, there is one fact - one single...
Rank this Week: 656

Questions and Answers About…

Questions and Answers About Arrests, Criminal Procdures and Policies

By the Law Offices of Patituce & Associates, LLC.

http://www.patitucelaw.com/faqs/
Rank this Week: 2802

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • May 24

    Mr. No-Pay: You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide

    Mr. No-Pay: You Can Run, But You Can’t Hide
    Family law lawyers now have access to information that can transform a case from an up-hill battle to a slam-dunk, and it’s all thanks to the internet. Case in point: I have a client whose ex-husband, a venture capitalist, stopped…
  • May 22

    Disbarred and Disgraced Lawyer Strikes Again

    Disbarred and Disgraced Lawyer Strikes Again
    Former lawyer Janice L. Jessup, who practiced on Long Island New York has a dreadful discipline history which led to her resignation and disbarment in 2010. Rather than slinking away into oblivion she is again in the news for stealing $1.2…
  • May 20

    Ex-Lawyer on Trial for Throwing His 2nd Wife Off a Cruise Ship and Putting a Hit on Wife #3

    Ex-Lawyer on Trial for Throwing His 2nd Wife Off a Cruise Ship and Putting a Hit on Wife #3
    Lonnie Loren Kocontes, age 55, formerly a lawyer in California, and later in Florida, is approaching his day of reckoning for his unfathomable deviant behaviour. He lured his second ex-wife, Micki Kanesaki, to join him on a Mediterranean…
Rank this Week: 918

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 24

    Sunday Night Open Thread

    Sunday Night Open Thread
    Time for a new open thread. Here it is, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • May 24

    Sunday TV Watching

    Sunday TV Watching
    It's been raining and cold in Denver for days. Perfect activity for being indoors on a holiday weekend: Watching the final 24 episodes of Season 1 of El Cartel, aka Cartel De Los Sapos (Cartel of the Snitches.) Unimas has been re-airing…
  • May 24

    India Prepares 28k Chargesheet Against Shami Witne

    India Prepares 28k Chargesheet Against Shami Witne
    The Bangladore Police say they will file charges against Mehdi Masroor Biswas, aka @Shami Witness, next week. We have finally received the MHA’s approval. Now, we will file the chargesheet against him next week. We have built a solid…
Rank this Week: 2

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/
  • May 24

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download
    in criminal law and procedure ejournals are here. The usual disclaimers apply. RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 1,557 Rethinking Presumed Knowledge of the Law in the Regulatory Age Michael Anthony Cottone Independent Date posted to database: 24 Mar…
  • May 24

    Hessick & Berman on A Theory of Mitigation

    Hessick & Berman on A Theory of Mitigation
    Carissa Byrne Hessick and Douglas A. Berman (University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law) have posted Towards a Theory of Mitigation (Boston University Law Review,…
  • May 23

    Parkinson on Endogenous Deterrence Cost

    Parkinson on Endogenous Deterrence Cost
    Alex Parkinson has posted Endogenous Deterrence Costs on SSRN. Here is the abstract: There is an optimal rate at which actors that indisputably break the law will be detected, prosecuted, and punished. Legal regimes optimize deterrence by…
Rank this Week: 182

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • May 24

    2015.59: Revenge Porn Statutes and Confidentiality

    2015.59: Revenge Porn Statutes and Confidentiality
    If I were to write a penal statute that was a content-based restriction on speech, I would come prepared with an explanation of how the statute passed constitutional muster, since such restrictions are presumptively invalid. The proponents of…
  • May 20

    2015.58: New Jersey’s Revenge-Porn Statute

    2015.58: New Jersey’s Revenge-Porn Statute
    c. An actor commits a crime of the third degree if, knowing that he is not licensed or privileged to do so, he discloses any photograph, film, videotape, recording or any other reproduction of the image of another person whose ……
  • May 20

    2015.57: 170 in Waco

    2015.57: 170 in Waco
    More than one hundred seventy bikers are in jail in Waco on charges arising out of the Twin Peaks melee that killed nine. According to the LA Times article, in McLennan County, “there are just 100 [lawyers on the court-appointed…
Rank this Week: 266

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    Will the Mob Tolerate an Acquittal? Part II

    Will the Mob Tolerate an Acquittal? Part II
    I asked here, in the aftermath of the Baltimore charges against six police officers, whether the mob  --  the one that had been burning, looting and rioting  --  would tolerate an acquittal.Of course we don't know yet.…
  • May 24

    The "Broken" Criminal Justice System

    The "Broken" Criminal Justice System
    We keep hearing from the sentencing "reform" movement that our criminal justice system is broken.  We heard it once more today in an op-ed in the NYT.Is it true?  Is our criminal justice system broken?I stumbled across the graph…
  • May 22

    So Long to the False Arrest Charge

    So Long to the False Arrest Charge
    Apparently the Baltimore State's Attorney reads Crime and Consequences before she meets with the grand jury. It might be better, though, if she had read it before her earlier, court-house-steps carnival announcing charges against six…
Rank this Week: 216

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 24

    Criminal Procedure Law ["CPL"] 100.15

    Criminal Procedure Law ["CPL"] 100.15
    2010 NY Slip Op 51103 The People of the State of New York v. Phillip Johnson, Defendant. 2009QN068173 Criminal Court Of The City Of New York Queens County Decided on June 24, 2010 Attorney for defendant: Michael Horn Queens Law...
  • May 24

    Family Court denied the reque

    Family Court denied the reque
    Page 447 689 N.Y.S.2d 447 257 A.D.2d 27, 1999 N.Y. Slip Op. 3989, 1999 N.Y. Slip Op. 3990 In re Proceeding, etc., V.C., Petitioner-Appellant, v. H.C., Sr., et al., Respondents-Respondents. Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department,…
  • May 24

    Family Court of Dutchess County

    Family Court of Dutchess County
    Page 584 615 N.Y.S.2d 584 162 Misc.2d 22 CARMILLE A., Petitioner, v. DAVID A., Respondent. Family Court, City of New York, Queens County. July 26, 1994. Page 585 Steven Greenfield, Great Neck, for petitioner. Larry Bachner, Forest Hills, for…
Rank this Week: 1945

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/
  • May 24

    Massachusetts Motorcyclist Killed in Crash - Driver Arrested on DUI Charge

    Massachusetts Motorcyclist Killed in Crash - Driver Arrested on DUI Charge
    Being involved in a crash while riding a motorcycle often results in injuries more serious than those those riding in a car, truck or SUV. According to a recent news article from ABC 5 News Boston, a motorcycle rider from Massachusetts was…
  • May 18

    Twitter's "Pothead Princess" Sentenced to 24 Years in Prison for Fatal DUI Crash

    Twitter's "Pothead Princess" Sentenced to 24 Years in Prison for Fatal DUI Crash
    According to a recent news article from The Washington Post, a woman who allegedly called herself the "Pothead Princess" was just convicted of drunk driving resulting in two fatalities and sentenced by the court to 24 years in state prison…
  • May 15

    Former NFL Player Jerramy Stevens Sentenced to Jail - Drunk Driving Charge

    Former NFL Player Jerramy Stevens Sentenced to Jail - Drunk Driving Charge
    According to a recent report from Huffington Post, former NFL football player Jerramy Stevens was sentenced to jail following a drunk driving conviction. Stevens, now 35-years-old, played for nine years in the NFL for the Seattle Seahawks and…
Rank this Week: 3495

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Shines Light on on Dark Oakes - Sentencing Manipulation and Sentencing Entrapment

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Shines Light on on Dark Oakes - Sentencing Manipulation and Sentencing Entrapment
    “Tommy’s [Oakes] three-year assignment to NET-5 was a natural fit, and one of the most productive on record. His gift of gab, coupled with his tenacity and ceaseless energy, helped him successfully cultivate more informants and…
  • May 19

    US v. Boykin, No. 13-10248 (Lynn, D.J.,…

    US v. Boykin, No. 13-10248 (Lynn, D.J., with Hawkins and Rawlinson).   The 9th affirms conviction for drug offenses, finding sufficient evidence.  It also affirms the sentence, but spends considerable time being "troubled" over…
  • May 19

    Zavala v. Ives, No. 13-56615 (Reinhardt…

    Zavala v. Ives, No. 13-56615 (Reinhardt with Wardlaw; concurrence and dissent by Callahan). The 9th grants habeas relief to a federal prisoner under 28 U.S.C. § 2241 for credit for time spent in ICE custody prior to being charged with an…
Rank this Week: 705

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: 1680

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • May 24

    Entscheid FINMA i.S. Sika AG

    Entscheid FINMA i.S. Sika AG
    Mit Verfügung vom 5. Mai 2015 wies der Übernahmeausschuss der FINMA die Beschwerde von William H. Gates III und Melinda French Gates als Trustees des Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust sowie der Cascade Investment, L.L.C.…
  • May 23

    Bundesrat diskutiert Rechtsgrundlagen der Amtshilfepraxis in Steuersachen

    Bundesrat diskutiert Rechtsgrundlagen der Amtshilfepraxis in Steuersachen
    Gemäss Medienmitteilung vom 13. Mai 2015 hat sich der Bundesrat mit der Länderüberprüfung der Schweiz durch das Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (Global Forum) befasst. Das Global…
  • May 15

    Bundesrat verabschiedet Botschaft zur Teilrevision des Arbeitszeitgesetzes (AZG)

    Bundesrat verabschiedet Botschaft zur Teilrevision des Arbeitszeitgesetzes (AZG)
    Für Arbeitnehmer im öffentlichen Verkehr (d.h. bei Bahnen, Trams, Bussen, Seilbahnen und Schiffen) gilt ein spezielles Arbeitszeitgesetz (AZG; SR 822.21). Am 13. Mai 2015 hat der Bundesrat die Botschaft für eine Teilrevision…
Rank this Week: 2760

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 89

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

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

    "Oregon's big marijuana harvests: How do you bring all that pot into the legal market?"

    "Oregon's big marijuana harvests: How do you bring all that pot into the legal market?"
    The title of this post is the headline of this interesting local article noting that Oregon already had a robust marijuana production market before it legalized the product via voter initiative last year. Here is how it gets started: More…
  • May 22

    Ohio's GOP Attorney General now talking up medical marijuana reform

    Ohio's GOP Attorney General now talking up medical marijuana reform
    As reported in this notable local article, headlined "Mike DeWine looks at drafting his own medical marijuana proposal," the various on-going efforts to bring marijuana reform to the ballot in the Buckeye State has finally convinced…
  • May 22

    "Senate panel votes to end VA ban on medical marijuana"

    "Senate panel votes to end VA ban on medical marijuana"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new piece reporting on a notable recent vote in the US Senate. Here are the basics from the start of the article: The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday advanced a $77.6 billion…
Rank this Week: 1400

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Karren Kenney.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefense.guru/
  • May 24

    Criminal Defenses:  Mistake of Fact and Mistake of Law

    Criminal Defenses:  Mistake of Fact and Mistake of Law
    Any reputable criminal defense attorney knows how important it is to assess a client’s criminal case for any potential legal defenses to the crime(s) being charged.  There are specific defenses that are in the California criminal…
  • May 20

    The Use of Government Snitches – Fair or Unfair??

    The Use of Government Snitches – Fair or Unfair??
    A recent hot topic In Orange County, California has been the use of in custody government snitches against in-custody defendants.  The Seal Beach, California mass murder case involving Scott Dekraai, involved weeks of hearings resulting…
  • May 1

    Prostitution Stings in Orange County, California – Don’t Fall For the Fake Ads!!

    Prostitution Stings in Orange County, California – Don’t Fall For the Fake Ads!!
    Law enforcement officers routinely use tax payer funded “sting” operations involving fake ads to trap johns for prostitution.  Recently, there have been several sting operations resulting in the arrests of business…
Rank this Week: 3275

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

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

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    No discretion for indiscretion

    No discretion for indiscretion
    The registry, a political lie! To the public and those required to register thereunder. Changes over time are proof that lawmakers hold nothing sacrosanct, they make changes without regard for who they hurt. Will this unconstitutional ruling…
  • May 23

    Abbott signs bill to criminalize sexually explicit conversations with children online

    Abbott signs bill to criminalize sexually explicit conversations with children online
    5-23-15 Texas: Courts struck down previous law as unconstitutional Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill into law Friday that makes it illegal to talk with children in sexually explicit terms online or by text message. "It is regrettable…
  • May 22

    Biddeford keeping sex offenders from moving downtown

    Biddeford keeping sex offenders from moving downtown
    ee also: Sex offender appears in audience as Biddeford council adopts residency restrictions 5-22-15 Maine: Most of that area is off-limits, as are many apartment buildings, under a new ordinance passed as abuse charges roil the…
Rank this Week: 24

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • May 24

    Keeping Score in Room 113

    Keeping Score in Room 113
    If ever I fancied the notion of becoming a judge, I changed my mind after spending another day in domestic violence court last week. The judge in Room 113 of D.C. Superior Court – where civil protection orders are handled – is two…
  • May 14

    Disliking the Victim

    Disliking the Victim
    I wanted to hit him myself. This is what I tell my client after speaking with the complainant in a simple assault case. My client is accused of punching the complainant in the face. The complainant turns out to be a first-class jerk. I call…
  • May 12

    1. They Teach You How To Spell

    1. They Teach You How To Spell
Rank this Week: 982

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 24

    The Shame of Manhood

    The Shame of Manhood
    While I’ve heard rumblings about some of the stuff Jordan Rushie explains, it was never really worth my time to look into it. I’m well past my dating years, and have no plans to go back. The whole notion of “the game”…
  • May 24

    Meta: Krugman’s Humble Weblog

    Meta: Krugman’s Humble Weblog
    New York Times columnist Paul Krugman wrote of his humble beginnings as a blogger the other day.  Just like me? Hardly. In my own case, I began writing online in 1996, when Michael Kinsley signed me up to write a monthly column for…
  • May 23

    The Outlaws of Waco

    The Outlaws of Waco
    There are 169 bikers in jail in Waco, now that Jeff Batley made $1,000,000 bail. As Mark Bennett pointed out, the million dollar bail set for these bikers, due to nine dead and 18 injured in the Twin Peaks melee, is off the charts. Each…
Rank this Week: 61

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • May 24

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 111

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 111
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
  • May 23

    Rabauken in Richter-Roben

    Rabauken in Richter-Roben
    Ein Jagdausübungsberechtigter, gemeinhin schlicht als Jäger bezeichnet, schleifte im letzten Jahr ein totes Reh an der Anhängerkupplung seines PKW über die Bundesstraße 109 (Foto) und wurde daraufhin in den sozialen…
  • May 21

    Das Pyramidenspiel eines Staatsanwalt

    Das Pyramidenspiel eines Staatsanwalt
    Der Brandenburger „Maskenmann“-Fall, einem spektakulären Prozess um zwei Überfälle auf eine Berliner Unternehmerfamilie 2011 und die Entführung eines Unternehmers im Jahr 2012 vor dem Landgericht Frankfurt/Oder…
Rank this Week: 2990

Washington State DUI and Criminal…

Washington State DUI and Criminal Traffic Blog

Covers DUI and traffic law issues. By W. james Kotlowski.

http://duiseattleblog.typepad.com/dui_seattle/
  • May 23

    Do I testify at the DOL Hearing?

    Do I testify at the DOL Hearing?
    Probably not. Unless it is a refusal case I do not normally have my client testify at the Department of Licensing (DOL) administrative hearing. Usually, the client's testimony will not make any difference.
  • May 22

    Can I do a Payment Plan for my Attorney Fee?

    Can I do a Payment Plan for my Attorney Fee?
    Yes. Kotlowski Law Office PLLC offers very flexible down payments and monthly payment plans for your DUI attorney fee. Down payments may start as low as $1000.00. Typical monthly payments range from $200.00 to $500.00. See Online Case…
  • May 19

    Should I take the roadside tests?

    Should I take the roadside tests?
    No. Politely decline. I always recommend against taking the Roadside Field Sobriety Tests. (HGN, Walk & Turn, One Leg Stand and Portable Breath Test) In Washington State, these tests are voluntarily, unreliable and difficult to complete…
Rank this Week: 3611

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

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

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • May 23

    Beating DWIs with Science

    Beating DWIs with Science
    Winning cases for our clients is nothing new, but this week we won a few based on good ol’ science. Unlike previous wins based on constitutional issues, this week we prevailed twice by exposing law enforcement errors that rendered…
  • May 12

    "Consent" in the Wake of State v. Brook

    "Consent" in the Wake of State v. Brook
    Right now in Minnesota, DWI law is all over the map – the law is uncertain, with more gray areas and questions than black-and-white answers. For example: Is “consent” relevant in the DWI context in Minnesota? How does…
  • Apr 9

    Don't Believe Everything You Read: Analyzing State v. Bernard

    Don't Believe Everything You Read: Analyzing State v. Bernard
    There’s a particularly . . .  odd . . . legal rumor going around, a rumor that is just plain false. The strange claim is being made that under existing precedent, the search incident to lawful arrest exception to the warrant…
Rank this Week: 1968

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

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

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • May 23

    Beating DWIs with Science

    Beating DWIs with Science
    Winning cases for our clients is nothing new, but this week we won a few based on good ol’ science. Unlike previous wins based on constitutional issues, this week we prevailed twice by exposing law enforcement errors that rendered…
  • May 12

    "Consent" in the Wake of State v. Brook

    "Consent" in the Wake of State v. Brook
    Right now in Minnesota, DWI law is all over the map – the law is uncertain, with more gray areas and questions than black-and-white answers. For example: Is “consent” relevant in the DWI context in Minnesota? How does…
  • Apr 9

    Don't Believe Everything You Read: Analyzing State v. Bernard

    Don't Believe Everything You Read: Analyzing State v. Bernard
    There’s a particularly . . .  odd . . . legal rumor going around, a rumor that is just plain false. The strange claim is being made that under existing precedent, the search incident to lawful arrest exception to the warrant…
Rank this Week: 4101

White Collar Crime News

White Collar Crime News

Covers white collar crime news. By Jef Henninger.

http://whitecollarcrimenews.com
  • May 23

    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer

    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer
    Seaside Heights Theft Lawyer A theft charge in Seaside Heights can apply to any number of possible events. The possible scenarios seem endless. Of course, the classic offense is simply picking up something that doesn’t belong to you.…
  • May 1

    Will Chris Christie be arrested in Bridgegate scandal?

    Will Chris Christie be arrested in Bridgegate scandal?
    Today in New Jersey, David Wildstein entered a guilty plea and indictments against Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni were unsealed.  This left most people wondering, well what about Chris Christie?  At least some were expecting that he…
  • Apr 1

    Senator Robert Menendez indicted on corruption charges in New Jersey

    Senator Robert Menendez indicted on corruption charges in New Jersey
    Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey has been accused with trading trading political help for assorted benefits from a Florida eye doctor. The opthalmologist, Dr. Salomon Melgen, allegedly bestowed campaign contributions, plane rides and gifts…
Rank this Week: 4931

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • May 23

    The Art of Seducing Lonely Men into Traveling to Meet a Minor

    The Art of Seducing Lonely Men into Traveling to Meet a Minor
    All the lonely people, where do they all come from?  All the lonely people, where do they all belong? There’s a certain art to getting people to do things that do not come naturally.    For example, American soldiers…
  • May 21

    A Question Can Be A Felony

    A Question Can Be A Felony
    Lawyers fight about words.  And, even if we agree on the words used, we often disagree about the legal consequences of those words.  Today’s case is an example of just such a dispute.  In Tulier v. State, the defendant…
  • May 5

    Possession of Oxycodone Gets Overturned Based Upon the Prescription Defense

    Possession of Oxycodone Gets Overturned Based Upon the Prescription Defense
    There are more prescription drug arrests than ever before--primarily involving possession of oxycodone or hydrocodone. No, I don't have stats to back that up, but you can just hear me now and believe me later. While there are many…
Rank this Week: 3625

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • May 23

    WHEN ARE POLICE PERMITTED TO GIVE FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS?

    WHEN ARE POLICE PERMITTED TO GIVE FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS?
    Imagine you are driving home on a central Ohio freeway after a late dinner and you are pulled over by a police officer. The officer says you were stopped for failing to use your turn signal when you changed lanes. The officer announces he…
  • May 2

    SUPREME COURT ADDRESSES USE OF DRUG DOGS AT TRAFFIC STOPS

    SUPREME COURT ADDRESSES USE OF DRUG DOGS AT TRAFFIC STOPS
    If a police officer stops you for a minor traffic violation, how long should the officer be permitted to detain you? Suppose the officer issues you a ticket or a warning for the minor traffic violation and then says he wants you to wait while…
  • Apr 18

    IS DRUNK DRIVER RESPONSIBLE FOR KILLING DRUNK MAN LYING IN ROAD?

    IS DRUNK DRIVER RESPONSIBLE FOR KILLING DRUNK MAN LYING IN ROAD?
    Steven Anderson was drunk when he passed out on a rural highway. He was wearing dark clothing and went to sleep on the dark road around 1:00 am. There were no street lights in the area, and he was lying where there is a bend in the road.…
Rank this Week: 2734

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Australia: Adopt New Strategy to End Death Penalty Abroad

    Australia: Adopt New Strategy to End Death Penalty Abroad
    Source: Human Rights Watch (20 May 2015)http://www.hrw.org/news/2015/05/20/australia-adopt-new-strategy-end-death-penalty-abroadFollowing the executions of Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran in Indonesia, the Australian government…
  • May 23

    Comparative Executive Clemency The Prerogative of Mercy in the Commonwealth (New Book)

    Comparative Executive Clemency The Prerogative of Mercy in the Commonwealth (New Book)
    Author: Andrew NovakPublisher: Routledge Publication date: September 15th 2015http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/books/search/author/andrew_novak/Abstract:This book provides a comparative constitutional analysis of executive clemency, with a…
  • May 23

    At least 17 Australians jailed around the world could face death penalty

    At least 17 Australians jailed around the world could face death penalty
    Source: The Guardian (30 April 2015)http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/30/at-least-17-australians-jailed-around-the-world-could-face-death-penaltyAs Australia reacts to Indonesia's execution of two citizens, Andrew Chan and Myuran…
Rank this Week: 1859

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

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

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

    Posting Cash Bail in California Criminal Case

    Posting Cash Bail in California Criminal Case
    Posting Cash Bail in California Criminal Cases If I Google the word "bail" or "jail" or "arrested", I get thousands of returns for bail bondsmen throughout the state of California and across the country. Very quickly I can figure out that if…
  • Apr 16

    Don't Take Deferred Entry of Judgment at Arraignment

    Don't Take Deferred Entry of Judgment at Arraignment
    Don't Take Deferred Entry of Judgment at Arraignment Here is the hypothetical: You get arrested for possession of narcotics or being under the influence of narcotics. You are scared and you hire a lawyer. The lawyer makes promises to you…
  • Apr 8

    How Criminal and DUI Defense Lawyers in California Get Paid

    How Criminal and DUI Defense Lawyers in California Get Paid
    How Criminal and DUI Defense Lawyers in California Get Paid The majority of lawyers in the country charge for their services on an hourly basis. The lawyer speaks to the client, discusses the case and takes a "retainer", or advance funds,…
Rank this Week: 3723

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3294

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • May 23

    Should Classrooms Be Segregated by Race and Gender, As Anita Sarkeesian Suggest

    Should Classrooms Be Segregated by Race and Gender, As Anita Sarkeesian Suggest
    Thought leader Anita Sarkessian was asked a question about segregation. Namely: "'Study Shows Single Sex Schools Negative' I'm not sure how I feel about this. What are your thoughts on this study?" Ms. Sarkeesian responded:…
  • May 23

    The Journalist's Guide to Fact-Checking a GamerGate Story

    The Journalist's Guide to Fact-Checking a GamerGate Story
    Recently a woman named Brianna Wu, who made $13,000 a month on Patreon for doing nothing, wrote an article claiming #GamerGate made death threats against her. She claimed no prosecutor cared about her story, because misogyny. Several…
  • May 21

    If White Lives Don't Matter, Why Should Black Lives?

    If White Lives Don't Matter, Why Should Black Lives?
    People constantly try pinning down my views on race, much to their frustration. I have spent more time representing black men pro bono than any of my social justice warrior critics. Blacks are treated differently by police, and this is such a…
Rank this Week: 360

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/
  • May 23

    DUI Manslaughter Defendant Gets No Jail Time

    DUI Manslaughter Defendant Gets No Jail Time
    One of the key pieces of evidence in many criminal Florida DUI cases is the breathalyzer test, typically conducted with a brand of machine known as the "Intoxilyzer." It is designed to measure a person's blood-alcohol content by analyzing…
  • May 21

    Reed v. Pettit - Sobriety Checkpoint Arrest Challenged

    Reed v. Pettit - Sobriety Checkpoint Arrest Challenged
    Although the constitutionality of sobriety checkpoints has been challenged repeatedly across the country, it has consistently been upheld. That being said, police agencies are held to strict standards regarding how these operations must be…
  • May 14

    Implied Consent Means Punishment for Refusal to Submit to Alcohol Testing

    Implied Consent Means Punishment for Refusal to Submit to Alcohol Testing
    Florida law requires drivers arrested for a DUI to take a breath, urine or blood test if the arrest is lawful and the officer has probable cause to believe you are under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Defendants may be asked to take more…
Rank this Week: 1259

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/
  • May 23

    In-person-visitation bill nears finish line, grandfathers video-only facilitie

    In-person-visitation bill nears finish line, grandfathers video-only facilitie
    Legislation by Rep. Eric Johnson (SB 549) to require most Texas county jails to provide in-person visitation (grandfathering a baker's dozen that built video only facilities in the last few years) has cleared committee in the second chamber…
  • May 23

    Abbott: Texas intends to comply with federal prison rape reg

    Abbott: Texas intends to comply with federal prison rape reg
    Reversing course from Gov. Rick Perry's rash decision last year, Gov. Greg Abbott announced that Texas will seek to fully comply with the Prison Rape Elimination Act, reported the Texas Tribune. Readers may recall this blog broke the story…
  • May 22

    Still a chance for surcharge reform bills in home stretch

    Still a chance for surcharge reform bills in home stretch
    With not much time to spare, CSSB 93, which in its revised form would make Texas DPS stop suspending driver licenses for unpaid Driver Responsibility surcharges, passed the senate yesterday on a 28-3 vote. See MSM coverage here, here, and…
Rank this Week: 162

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
  • May 23

    Governor Hogan's Veto of Bill to De-criminalize Marijuana Paraphernalia Makes No Sense

    Governor Hogan's Veto of Bill to De-criminalize Marijuana Paraphernalia Makes No Sense
    Governor Hogan vetoed a bill that would have removed criminal penalties from possession of paraphernalia used to smoke marijuana. This legislation is needed to eliminate an inconsistency in the law because it is no longer criminal to possess…
  • Apr 21

    Supreme Court Holds The Line Against Unconstitutional Detention

    Supreme Court Holds The Line Against Unconstitutional Detention
    Today, the Supreme Court released its decision and opinion in Rodriguez v. United States. This was not just a defense win. It was a win for anyone who travels in a car and may be stopped by the police for a traffic violation. The five…
  • Mar 4

    Stamm Testifies Before the Maryland House Judiciary Committee

    Stamm Testifies Before the Maryland House Judiciary Committee
    On March 4, 2015, Leonard Stamm testified in opposition to House Bill 532 which would require officers to tell suspected drunk drivers in a fatal or life threatening injury crash that they are required to submit to an alcohol test. Here is…
Rank this Week: 1837

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    TOP SUMMER SONGS

    TOP SUMMER SONGS
    From: Somewhere you're not. Rumpole traditionally takes a vacation to start the summer season, relaxing in a place far away from the summer crowds and noisy americans wearing loud bathing suits, sipping diet poison, playing obnoxious…
  • May 21

    SUMMER 2015

    SUMMER 2015
    It's the official start of Summer with the Memorial Day Weekend holiday about to begin. Reminder: No court Monday. And along with summer comes the summer dress code where the need for gentlemen attorneys to clothe themselves in an…
  • May 20

    GREGG WENZEL HONORED

    GREGG WENZEL HONORED
    (This is an email from Gregg's very good friend Brian Tannebaum who never asks for credit for his tireless efforts in helping keep Gregg's memory alive.) On May 18, 2015 the United States Post Office in Monroe, New York was named…
Rank this Week: 408

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

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

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • May 23

    Having a Couple of Marijuana plants in your Florida back yard just got easier

    Having a Couple of Marijuana plants in your Florida back yard just got easier
    Marijuana Grow Conviction Overturned - Knock and TalkHaving a couple of marijuana plants in your Florida back yard just got easier. A Marijuana grower in Pasco County, Florida's Spring Hill was cleared this week when cops ignored several…
  • Mar 15

    Florida Court Tosses Drugs Found in Purse

    Florida Court Tosses Drugs Found in Purse
    'faint odor' of marijuana but found no marijuana"the officer lacked reasonable suspicion of criminal activity and probable cause to seize the evidence."Drug Crime Cop Gone WildOne of Polk county's finest, a deputy sheriff under the…
  • Feb 21

    DRUG3912 TRAFFICKING IN ILLEGAL DRUGS 4 TO 14 GRAMS

    DRUG3912 TRAFFICKING IN ILLEGAL DRUGS 4 TO 14 GRAMS
    Trafficking 4 to 14 GramsMorphine, Opium,Oxycodone,Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone "shall be sentenced to a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 3 years"If you have been charged with DRUG3912 TRAFFICKING IN ILLEGAL DRUGS 4 TO 14 GRAMS…
Rank this Week: 5047

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: 680

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • May 22

    Time is of the Essence in Family Law Case

    Time is of the Essence in Family Law Case
    We all have certain things we procrastinate about.  It seems that we are most likely to procrastinate on the tasks that we least like to do.  Maybe a person hates doing the dishes, and so she lets them pile up in the sink.…
  • May 13

    How Washington State Pattern Forms can Help you Prepare for your Family Law Case

    How Washington State Pattern Forms can Help you Prepare for your Family Law Case
    Most (if not all) family law cases in Washington will involve a pattern form.  Pattern forms are forms provided by the state of Washington for mandatory use in proceedings in Washington cases.  Family law is an area of law with a…
  • May 3

    Is a 50/50 Parenting Plan Stressful for Children?

    Is a 50/50 Parenting Plan Stressful for Children?
    It probably goes without saying that most family law attorneys are not psychologists, mental health counselors, or child development researchers; however, family law attorneys do work to stay up-to-date on issues related to how family…
Rank this Week: 2519

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • May 22

    The Corrupt DUI Investigation of a New Port Richey Detective

    The Corrupt DUI Investigation of a New Port Richey Detective
    On Wednesday, I was combing through records for the one-and-only Intoxilyzer 8000 breathalyzer that belongs to the New Port Richey Police Department (NPRPD). The Serial Number of the breath test machine is 80-001064. As I was scrolling…
  • Apr 19

    Definition of “Business Purposes Only” Drivers License

    Definition of “Business Purposes Only” Drivers License
    Many of our clients ask us about the definition of the “Business Purposes Only” restriction placed on a Florida Driver License. The restriction can occur after a DUI arrest while the attorney is fighting the administrative…
  • Apr 8

    #UberOn in Hillsborough County, FL

    #UberOn in Hillsborough County, FL
    The Hillsborough County Public Transportation Commission (PTC) recently filed a lawsuit against Uber, as well as some of its driver-partners. In response, Uber has promised to support its partners every step of the way. It has also promised…
Rank this Week: 4425

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI issues. By the Law Offices of Peter A. Mesich.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyer-blog.com/
  • May 22

    Memorial Day, and Serving our Greatest Heroe

    Memorial Day, and Serving our Greatest Heroe
    Memorial Day, and Serving our Greatest Heroes Before 9/11, many Americans thought of Memorial Day as the beginning of the summer season and an opportunity to reflect on patriotism.  Today, we are more mindful of the service a select…
  • May 21

    Disgraced San Diego California Department of Motor Vehicles Hearing Officer Benavidez Sentenced

    Disgraced San Diego California Department of Motor Vehicles Hearing Officer Benavidez Sentenced
    On February 3, 2015, Department of Motor Vehicles Hearing Officer Benavidez, out of the San Diego DMV Driver Safety Office, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to accept bribes.  As previously discussed in a previous blog post…
  • May 8

    After Midway Shooting Death of a Transient, SDPD Chief Zimmerman Orders Cops to Turn On Camera

    After Midway Shooting Death of a Transient, SDPD Chief Zimmerman Orders Cops to Turn On Camera
    Perhaps San Diego Police Chief Zimmerman reads my blog posts.  After concern was voiced from numerous citizens and public interest groups, including the ACLU, Chief Zimmerman ordered that all law enforcement officers must turn on their…
Rank this Week: 3519

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/
  • May 22

    Single Vehicle Crash Near Blackfoot

    Single Vehicle Crash Near Blackfoot
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • May 22

    Single Vehicle Crash Southbound I15 near Porterville Road Overpa

    Single Vehicle Crash Southbound I15 near Porterville Road Overpa
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • May 21

    Crash near Kimberly injures 7 people.

    Crash near Kimberly injures 7 people.
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
Rank this Week: 503

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.criminaldefenseattorneykg.com/blog/
  • May 22

    Holiday Weekend DUI

    Holiday Weekend DUI
    Holiday weekends such as Memorial Day are high traveled and celebrated weekends. Police departments across the state of Arizona plan to have a DUI task force and will be patrolling specific areas in order to catch DUI drivers, to keep the…
  • May 1

    Criminal Charges for Leaving Child in a vehicle

    Criminal Charges for Leaving Child in a vehicle
    Roughly 20 states have specific laws making it illegal to leave a child unattended in a vehicle. However, Arizona is not one of these states. Arizona does have several laws that can be used to prosecute someone who leaves a child in a hot…
  • Apr 28

    Supreme Court Rules: Cops Can’t Detain Suspects to wait for Drug-sniffing Dog

    Supreme Court Rules: Cops Can’t Detain Suspects to wait for Drug-sniffing Dog
    On April 21, 2015 the United States Supreme Court made a ruling on whether an officer may extend an already completed traffic stop for a canine sniff without reasonable suspicion. In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the…
Rank this Week: 3939

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

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

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • May 22

    What to Do After an Accident as You Wait for Help

    What to Do After an Accident as You Wait for Help
    If you’re in a car accident, you should call the police immediately. As you’re waiting for help to arrive, there are a number of things that you can be doing—assuming you’re not severely injured—that may be…
  • May 20

    5 Worst Foods to Eat in the Car

    5 Worst Foods to Eat in the Car
    Eating while driving can be tempting, especially when you’re running late for work or are on an extended road trip. But if you’re acting as the driver, you should resist the urge to chow down from behind the wheel, and pull off…
  • May 19

    Resources for Foreign Victims of the Amtrak Train 188 Accident

    Resources for Foreign Victims of the Amtrak Train 188 Accident
    Many international travelers ride Amtrak every year. Amtrak Train 188, traveling from Washington D.C. to New York, was carrying several international passengers at the time it derailed. According to media reports, passengers from Spain,…
Rank this Week: 886

New York Criminal Defense Blog

New York Criminal Defense Blog

Covers high-profile crimes and the NYS criminal system. By Arkady Bukh.

http://www.nyccriminallawyer.com/blog
  • May 22

    Juvenile Justice Reform Could Help NY Teens Accused of Crime

    Juvenile Justice Reform Could Help NY Teens Accused of Crime
    It is never a good thing when a teenager faces criminal charges, but the biggest nightmare for teens and parents is when a young person ends up being charged as an adult.  Teenagers do not have the maturity or knowledge to make informed…
  • May 18

    Lack of Diversity in the US Legal System

    Lack of Diversity in the US Legal System
    According to Montgomery Tabron, the head of WK Kellogg Foundation, one of the country’s largest philanthropies, the law enforcement and justice system in the US is broken. While criticism is rampant about the fact that the…
  • May 14

    An Illegal Ponzi Scheme Leads to 13-Years in Prison

    An Illegal Ponzi Scheme Leads to 13-Years in Prison
    A Ponzi scheme is a scheme in which unrealistically high rates of return are promised to investors. When new investors are lured by these promises and provide their funds to a money manager or financial advisor, money that the new investors…
Rank this Week: 3198

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/
  • May 22

    ESSEX COUNTY COURT OFFICER IS CHARGED WITH RAPE

    ESSEX COUNTY COURT OFFICER IS CHARGED WITH RAPE
    Surprise! I am not Ian. He will be with you next week with one of our “war stories”. Speaking of surprises, here is a little tale from yesterday’s session in Salem Superior Court. As you know, anybody can suddenly find…
  • May 20

    “CAN I APPEAL MY CRIMINAL CONVICTION?”

    “CAN I APPEAL MY CRIMINAL CONVICTION?”
    Folks are focused on the federal criminal appeal of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (hereinafter, the “Defendant”). While his appeals will be automatic because of his unusual penalty, all criminal defendants, especially if convicted after a…
  • May 19

    THE BOSTON FEDERAL JURY CHOOSES THE DEATH PENALTY FOR THE BOSTON MARATHON BOMBER

    THE BOSTON FEDERAL JURY CHOOSES THE DEATH PENALTY FOR THE BOSTON MARATHON BOMBER
    As you know, I have been ensconced in the criminal justice system since the early 1980’s. One of the perks of being around so long, and being fairly successful, is that various media outlets often contact me to discuss some development…
Rank this Week: 1765

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
  • May 22

    Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney Michael J. Petro

    Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney Michael J. Petro
    One of Chicago’s most respected criminal defense attorneys, Michael J. Petro, has earned a reputation for providing high quality, aggressive legal representation in Chicago and around the United States. Criminal defense attorney, Michael J.…
  • May 4

    Federal Complaint and Detainer Do NOT Trigger Speedy Trial Clock

    Federal Complaint and Detainer Do NOT Trigger Speedy Trial Clock
    U.S. v. Richarson, No. 14-1901 In this case, due to a federal detainer the defendant was indicted on a felony charge of being in possession of both firearms and illegal possession of a submachine gun following receiving time served on...
  • Feb 23

    Drug Penalties in Illinois.

    Drug Penalties in Illinois.
    ACCURATE AS OF FEBRUARY 20, 2015 Possession of Methamphetamines Weight Statute Class Time 0-5 grams 720 ILCS 646/60(b)(1) Class 3 2-5 years 5-15 grams 720 ILCS 646/60(b)(2) Class 2 3-7 years 15-100 grams 720 ILCS 646/60(b)(3) Class 1 4-15…
Rank this Week: 4391