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FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 1382

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 1253

New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1861

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/
  • Jul 24

    Campaign to Bring Back Drink Specials to Massachusetts Underway

    Campaign to Bring Back Drink Specials to Massachusetts Underway
    After work, many people like to head to the bar on the way home to have a drink or two with friends.  While you can do this in Boston, or across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you aren’t going to find any drink specials or…
  • Jul 21

    Report: Boston Named as Having Worst Drivers in US – Many Drunk Driving Accident

    Report: Boston Named as Having Worst Drivers in US – Many Drunk Driving Accident
    Most people who live in an urban area such as Boston would probably say they live in the city with the worst drivers in America.  If you lived in Boston and gave that answer, you would be correct, according to a recent news feature from…
  • Jul 18

    Revere Police Increase Drunk Driving Enforcement

    Revere Police Increase Drunk Driving Enforcement
    Revere, Massachusetts, located a few miles from Boston on the other side of the Mystic River, has been undergoing a great deal of construction for a long time.  A community that prides itself on having the first public beach in the…
Rank this Week: 3264

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.missouricriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Pokémon Go – Being Safe on the Roadways!

    Pokémon Go – Being Safe on the Roadways!
    It has been two weeks since Pokémon Go debuted and the popularity is continuing to soar. There are more and more groups of children and adults walking around neighborhoods just staring into their phones. What is Pokémon…
  • Jul 15

    The Pokémon Go Craze!! Drivers and Pedestrians at Risk!!

    The Pokémon Go Craze!! Drivers and Pedestrians at Risk!!
    Within the first week of its debut, Pokémon Go is sweeping the nation. You can see groups of children and adults walking around neighborhoods just staring into their phones. What is Pokémon Go? Pokémon Go is a virtual…
  • Jul 8

    The IRS and Individual Income Tax Deficiencie

    The IRS and Individual Income Tax Deficiencie
    After every April 15, individual income taxes are reviewed by the Internal Revenue Service. Around this time, some may get notices that they owe the IRS for penalties or that their exemptions were not taken into consideration. Should the IRS…
Rank this Week: 1960

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1028

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/
  • Jul 24

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 246 It's Too Complicated: The Technological Implications of IP-Based Communications on Content/Non-Content Distinctions and the Third Party Doctrine Steven M. Bellovin, Matt…
  • Jul 22

    Modlish on The Yates Memo

    Modlish on The Yates Memo
    Chris Modlish has posted The Yates Memo: DOJ Public Relations Move or Meaningful Reform that Will End Impunity for Corporate Criminals? (Boston College Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: On September 9, 2015, Sally…
  • Jul 22

    Nakao on Transnational Policing

    Nakao on Transnational Policing
    Keisuke Nakao (University of Hawaii at Hilo) has posted Transnational Policing: Preemption and Deterrence Against Elusive Perpetrators on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Why does a state directly police certain kinds of transnational perpetrators…
Rank this Week: 190

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/
  • Jul 24

    Army Sergeant Arrested in Broward for Underage Sex Crime

    Army Sergeant Arrested in Broward for Underage Sex Crime
    A U.S. Army sergeant is facing serious felony charges after the 26-year-old reportedly showed up at an agreed-upon location with lubricant, candy, condoms and cash for what he thought would be an encounter with two young girls, ages 12 and…
  • Jul 20

    Man’s 9th DUI Conviction Lands Him in Prison for Life

    Man’s 9th DUI Conviction Lands Him in Prison for Life
    Unless you seriously injure or kill someone while driving drunk, a DUI conviction probably isn’t going to result in a long-term prison sentence. However, defendants should be aware that the more convictions they rack up, the more likely…
  • Jul 16

    NYT: A $2 Roadside Drug Test is Sending Innocent People to Jail

    NYT: A $2 Roadside Drug Test is Sending Innocent People to Jail
    It is common in traffic stops where officers suspect the presence of drugs to search the driver and request a search of the vehicle. If an officer finds a substance he or she suspects to be an illicit drug, they rely on a roadside drug test…
Rank this Week: 4312

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jul 24

    El Proceso Scores Interview with Rafael Caro Quintero

    El Proceso Scores Interview with Rafael Caro Quintero
    The DEA and Mexico (at the request of the U.S.) have been trying to find Rafael Caro-Quintero since 2013, when Mexico released him from prison after serving 28 years of a 40 year sentence, following a court decision later reversed. I…
  • Jul 23

    Saturday Night News and Open Thread

    Saturday Night News and Open Thread
    Here's an interesting article about abusive conditions at a Honduras factory where Donald Trump shirts are manufactured. Employees at a textile factory that made Trump shirts report dangerous, abusive conditions — harsh even…
  • Jul 22

    Hillary Picks Tim Kaine as Running Mate

    Hillary Picks Tim Kaine as Running Mate
    Hillary Clinton has picked Tim Kaine as her running mate. What a dull, uninspiring, lackluster choice. He seems as exciting as Mike Pence. But, it really didn't matter who she picked. No one will honestly claim they have decided to vote…
Rank this Week: 2

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    The Force Is With The Austin Police

    The Force Is With The Austin Police
    May the force be with you? Not in Austin, Texas, baby. Which is odd, since even though it’s the capital of the Republic, most Texans view Austin as the Texas version of Portlandia, some odd enclave of hippies munching down on kale chips…
  • Jul 24

    Burton’s Button

    Burton’s Button
    What made lawyer Andrea Burton wear a Black Lives Matter button to Judge Milich’s Youngstown courtroom? She wanted to. When it comes to an expression of political opinion, it requires no more reason than that. Which is why…
  • Jul 23

    [Enter Default] President

    [Enter Default] President
    The New York Times’ newest public editor explains the anomoly: They don’t come in swarms but they land at a steady clip, these reader letters probing why The Times refers to some women as “Ms.” and others as…
Rank this Week: 32

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Plea Negotiations are Common in Clark County When Charged with a Criminal Offense

    Plea Negotiations are Common in Clark County When Charged with a Criminal Offense
    Plea negotiations are the most common solution to criminal charges committed in Las Vegas. A plea negotiation can be referred to as “working out a deal” or “pleading to lesser charges,” and the legal definition is not…
  • Jul 21

    TV Crime Shows use the Miranda Rights with Every Arrest, but is that Real Life?

    TV Crime Shows use the Miranda Rights with Every Arrest, but is that Real Life?
    Everybody has watched enough TV crime shows to have heard that “reading your rights” should happen at every arrest, and if the police officer didn’t “read the one arrested their rights,” the case would be thrown…
  • Jul 18

    Las Vegas Designs Mental Health Court to Reduce Prison Costs and Recidivism Rate

    Las Vegas Designs Mental Health Court to Reduce Prison Costs and Recidivism Rate
    The Clark County court system has made a giant step forward in proclaiming justice for defendants with mental conditions ranging from schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder to bipolar and major depression. Many of the people with these…
Rank this Week: 581

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

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

    Europäischer Datenschutzbeauftragter veröffentlicht Leitfaden für EU-Organe und Einrichtungen zum Umgang mit Whistleblowern

    Europäischer Datenschutzbeauftragter veröffentlicht Leitfaden für EU-Organe und Einrichtungen zum Umgang mit Whistleblowern
    Der Europäische Datenschutzbeauftragte (EDSB) veröffentlichte am 18. Juli 2016 einen Leitfaden mit Verfahrensregeln zum Umgang mit externen sowie internen Whistleblowern („Guidelines on processing personal information within a…
  • Jul 23

    Tax Freedom Days 2015

    Tax Freedom Days 2015
    Die Eidgenössische Steuerverwaltung (ESTV) hat am 13. Juli 2016 die sog. Tax Freedom Days für die Einkommenssteuern von Bund, Kanton und Gemeinde für das Jahr 2015 publiziert. Die Tax Freedom Days zeigen auf, wie lange jemand…
  • Jul 13

    EU-U.S. Privacy Shield ab 1. August 2016 anwendbar

    EU-U.S. Privacy Shield ab 1. August 2016 anwendbar
    Am 12. Juli 2016 hat die EU-Kommission die EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Regelung (Adäquanzerklärung/Angemessenheitsbeschluss) in Kraft gesetzt. Ab 1. August 2016 wird die Bekanntgabe personenbezogener Daten zwischen den USA und der EU auf…
Rank this Week: 2450

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

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

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3238

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jul 23

    Lawyer Jailed for Refusing to Remove “Black Lives Matter” Pin

    Lawyer Jailed for Refusing to Remove “Black Lives Matter” Pin
    Ohio lawyer, Andrea Burton, was handcuffed and led out of a courtroom by an attending sheriff when she refused to comply with Judge Robert Milich’s  multiple requests that she remove her Black Lives Matter pin.  After her…
  • Jul 9

    Assassination of Dallas Police Inevitable in Light of Ferguson

    Assassination of Dallas Police Inevitable in Light of Ferguson
    The assassination of five Dallas police officers was entirely predictable when the false narrative of “hands up don’t shoot” became the mantra for black riots in Ferguson, Missouri and a battle cry against law enforcement.…
  • Jun 30

    The World’s Richest Lawyers: Part 1

    The World’s Richest Lawyers: Part 1
      If you think all lawyers are rich, you’d be wrong. Money Inc. reports that the average salary for lawyers in the United States is $133,000 per year. The average for Canadian lawyers is less than that. But there are a group of…
Rank this Week: 657

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Journal Article: Brilliant Idea

    Journal Article: Brilliant Idea
    A feature on tiny homes to help the homeless.Just finished a book today on the remaking of New Orleans after Katrina, and the new homes that were built there.This reminds me of that extraordinary…
  • Jul 23

    Hobbs/Lovington: A Favor?

    Hobbs/Lovington: A Favor?
    This weekend, find at least one store locally owned and operated and spend at least twenty dollars there.Rather than in Lubbock, Amarillo, Midland, Odessa, or Albuquerque.Or Amazon, Wal-Mart, Ebay......Let's support those who invested in our…
  • Jul 23

    Morning Radio: Little Joe Y La Familia

    Morning Radio: Little Joe Y La Familia
    Saturday.The music of my youth while outside grilling.Celebration.Happiness.Heaven.
Rank this Week: 1300

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Jul 23

    Was the Dallas Shooting An Act of Domestic Terrorism?

    Was the Dallas Shooting An Act of Domestic Terrorism?
    CNN’s national security analyst Peter Bergen understands the concept of terrorism, both from an international and domestic level. Author of “United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorism,”…
  • Jul 21

    U.S. Attorney’s “Blue Book” Off Limits to Criminal Defense Lawyer

    U.S. Attorney’s “Blue Book” Off Limits to Criminal Defense Lawyer
    Rules 16 and 26.2 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, the Jencks Act (18 U.S.C. §3500), Brady v. Maryland, and Giglio v. United States impose upon all federal prosecutors an obligation to disclose exculpatory and impeachment…
  • Jul 19

    ‘Dance Moms’ Star Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering

    ‘Dance Moms’ Star Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering
      Fame can bring unexpected consequences. American dance instructor Abby Lee Miller is famous for expressing high expectations and use harsh words for her young dance students. The reality TV star, Dance Moms, is now facing harsh prison…
Rank this Week: 150

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

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

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    MN Court’s decision further defines prior DWI conviction

    MN Court’s decision further defines prior DWI conviction
    In Minnesota, you face lengthy jail time, license loss, and fines for driving while impaired. These potential penalties become more severe if you have a bad driving history. Minnesota law allows a judge to sentence a person who was convicted…
  • Jul 10

    Rights to a DWI Independent Chemical Test in MN

    Rights to a DWI Independent Chemical Test in MN
    What Are Your Rights To An Independent Chemical Test in Minnesota? Persons arrested with driving while impaired (DWI) in Minnesota have the right to submit to a chemical test administered by the government. They also have the right to…
  • Jun 24

    Supreme Court issues its ruling in Bernard v. Minnesota

    Supreme Court issues its ruling in Bernard v. Minnesota
    The Impact of Birchfield v North Dakota (Bernard)  There has been a lot of uncertainty regarding Minnesota’s DWI laws since the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) granted review of three DWI cases in December of 2015. The…
Rank this Week: 781

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/
  • Jul 23

    Fatal crash EB I90 mp 41

    Fatal crash EB I90 mp 41
    Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur Ave Suite A Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815 Please direct questions to the appropriate District Offices District 1 (208) 209-8620 Fax (208)…
  • Jul 22

    Crash Southbound I-15 near the Arimo Road Exit

    Crash Southbound I-15 near the Arimo Road Exit
    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…
  • Jul 22

    *** Final Update *** Crash blocking SB lanes of I15 in Pocatello

    *** Final Update *** Crash blocking SB lanes of I15 in Pocatello
    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…
Rank this Week: 85

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Celebration Nets Teen Another DUI Arrest

    Celebration Nets Teen Another DUI Arrest
    A driver might be very happy when a judge reduces a charge of DUI in Los Angeles to a lesser charge, like wet reckless. But getting intoxicated and driving down a busy main street is not a good way to celebrate. Just ask 18-year-old Lucas…
  • Jul 20

    Passengers At Risk with DUI Drivers: a Scary Cautionary Tale

    Passengers At Risk with DUI Drivers: a Scary Cautionary Tale
    Police officers frequently find passengers in a vehicle when they’ve pulled someone over for DUI in Los Angeles. All too often those passengers suffer critical and sometimes fatal injuries if the car hits a light pole, another car or a…
  • Jul 18

    DUI Stop Uncovers Murder Victim

    DUI Stop Uncovers Murder Victim
    Police officers are accustomed to finding illegal drugs, guns or open alcohol containers when they arrest someone for a DUI in Los Angeles. But few start out investigating a DUI-related crash and end up with a gruesome homicide case. On the…
Rank this Week: 4245

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jul 22

    Allahu Akbar, Once Again

    Allahu Akbar, Once Again
    When I first saw the CNN coverage of the Munich massacre this afternoon, I noticed that the broadcasters went out of their way, with exactly zero evidence, to suggest that the killer might have been a right wing extremist, not...
  • Jul 22

    Do Black Lives Matter More to Trump?

    Do Black Lives Matter More to Trump?
    Heather MacDonald has a post-Trump acceptance speech wrap-up in the City Journal that suggests that The Donald's remarks reflect a stronger interest in preserving black lives than the President, Hillary Clinton, the media or the Black Lives…
  • Jul 22

    Blanket Restoration of Felon Voting Overturned

    Blanket Restoration of Felon Voting Overturned
    Kent wrote here about Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's blanket order restoring the voting rights of about 200,000 felons in that state.  This afternoon, the Virginia Supreme Court nullified McAuliffe's order.Full participation in…
Rank this Week: 253

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    California Bill Proposes Mandatory Sentence in Wake of Brock Turner Case

    California Bill Proposes Mandatory Sentence in Wake of Brock Turner Case
    In lieu of the national outrage over the seemingly light sentence of Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner, the state of California has just proposed a bill which would mandate a minimum sentence of three years for crimes of sexual…
  • Jul 20

    California Bill Allows Window Smashing to Save Dogs from Hot Car

    California Bill Allows Window Smashing to Save Dogs from Hot Car
    Last month, California lawmakers proposed a new law that would allow people who spot a dog (and presumably any animal) left in a hot car to legally smash the window out to rescue it.  Assembly Bill 797, “The Right to Rescue…
  • Jul 15

    Family of Murdered Woman Sues City of San Francisco over ‘Sanctuary City’ Policy

    Family of Murdered Woman Sues City of San Francisco over ‘Sanctuary City’ Policy
    The family of Kathryn Steinle, the woman who was gunned down and killed while walking along San Francisco Pier last year, has filed a federal wrongful death lawsuit against the city of San Francisco and other government agencies after the…
Rank this Week: 435

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/
  • Jul 22

    Raising Kaine: Clinton Disappoints With VP Pick, But I'm Still With Her

    Raising Kaine: Clinton Disappoints With VP Pick, But I'm Still With Her
    Hillary Clinton could have chosen a chimpanzee to be her running mate and I would still support her.  The stakes in this election are too high.  If nothing else, the last few Days of Dystopia, aka the Republican National…
  • Jul 7

    Business As Usual While Police Kill Black Men

    Business As Usual While Police Kill Black Men
    #Shitdoesntjusthappen"I think he's just black in the wrong place."  -- Valerie CastileRepublicans on Capitol Hill, determined to validate their conspiracy theories, are grilling the FBI Director over his recommendation to not indict…
  • Jun 23

    More Than A "PR Problem" -- How The Mets Can Ethically Bring Jose Reyes Back Into The Fold

    More Than A "PR Problem" -- How The Mets Can Ethically Bring Jose Reyes Back Into The Fold
    In 2006, the Mets were one pitch away -- albeit, a nasty, possibly unhittable Adam Wainwright curveball (that Carlos Beltran watched for strike three with the bases loaded, but I digress) -- from making the World Series.  That…
Rank this Week: 256

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/
  • Jul 22

    Citrus County Deputy Charged with Prostitution, Solicitation

    Citrus County Deputy Charged with Prostitution, Solicitation
    A Citrus County sheriff’s deputy was arrested and charged with solicitation and engaging in prostitution, authorities said Wednesday. The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office said the 31-year-old man was taken into custody.…
  • Jul 20

    Largo Man Accused of Possessing Child Porn

    Largo Man Accused of Possessing Child Porn
    A Largo man has been charged with possessing child pornography, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. The 69-year-old was arrested at his home on 126th Avenue Wednesday morning. According to detectives, the investigation…
  • Jul 18

    New Port Richey Couple Accused of Running Investment Scam

    New Port Richey Couple Accused of Running Investment Scam
    A New Port Richey couple has been arrested on charges of organized fraud, grand theft and mortgage fraud tied to the sale of investment offerings in Clearwater. The Florida Office of Financial Regulation announced on Friday the couple is…
Rank this Week: 313

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Trial Lawyers Chris Hammons and John Laird discuss Oklahoma laws and their implications.

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Sexual orientation discrimination and Oklahoma worker

    Sexual orientation discrimination and Oklahoma worker
    Sexual orientation discrimination refers to harassment or different treatment based on someone’s perceived or actual gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or heterosexual orientation. Although many companies and certain states have specific policies…
  • Jul 19

    Earn money by participating in a focus group in Oklahoma City

    Earn money by participating in a focus group in Oklahoma City
    Laird Hammons Laird is looking for people of all walks of life for two focus groups this August in Oklahoma City. Focus groups help our attorneys prepare for trial and give our clients the best representation possible. All backgrounds are…
  • May 27

    Taking the fight to the Oklahoma State Supreme Court – and winning

    Taking the fight to the Oklahoma State Supreme Court – and winning
    Nine years ago, a high school driver was struck by a speeding ambulance at a dangerous intersection outside of Norman. The crash changed her life, and the attorneys at Laird Hammons Laird have fought for justice for their client ever since.…
Rank this Week: 2800

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Jul 22

    SEC Announces Settlement with Investment Advisory Firm Regarding Alleged Failure to Disclose Costs to Investor

    SEC Announces Settlement with Investment Advisory Firm Regarding Alleged Failure to Disclose Costs to Investor
    On July 14, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced the settlement of an enforcement action against RiverFront Investment Group (“RiverFront”), an investment advisory firm, for failing to properly prepare clients…
  • Jul 15

    CFPB’s Supervisory Highlights Regarding Auto Lending

    CFPB’s Supervisory Highlights Regarding Auto Lending
    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) recently issued its Supervisory Highlights – Issue 12, Summer 2016 report, addressing, among other industries, automobile origination.  The report reflects supervisory…
  • Jul 14

    SEC Loses Chief of the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower

    SEC Loses Chief of the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower
    On Friday, July 8, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced Sean McKessey, Chief of the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower, will be leaving his post by the end of the month.  Jane Norberg, Deputy Chief of the…
Rank this Week: 1722

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

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

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Coshocton Man Avoids Second OVI Conviction

    Coshocton Man Avoids Second OVI Conviction
    In Coshocton, Ohio, the skilled Ohio OVI defense attorney Chase Mallory aided a young man after he was pulled over and charged with his second OVI offense in four years. Since the man refused to submit to a breath test, the man was…
  • Jul 18

    Handgun Purchases Made Easier by New Ohio Law

    Handgun Purchases Made Easier by New Ohio Law
    At Luftman, Heck & Associates, we’re familiar with Ohio’s concealed handgun licensing laws, and we have years of experience helping countless individuals who are facing handgun-related charges. If you’ve been charged…
  • Jul 15

    Jail Time Drastically Reduced For Multiple Columbus Theft Charge

    Jail Time Drastically Reduced For Multiple Columbus Theft Charge
    Not long ago, a man with a history of addiction found himself in significant legal trouble after he was arrested for shoplifting, while under the influence from numerous Columbus area stores. These separate incidents led to seven counts of…
Rank this Week: 2802

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Gang's All Here - I see em in Court!

    The Gang's All Here - I see em in Court!
    In cases where multiple defendants are allegedly members of gangs, the Government loves to bring in "expert" witnesses on how gangs operate, hierarchy, etc.  It makes for compelling testimony for the jury.  But sometimes the…
  • Jul 18

    Pointing a Gun Is A Crime of Violence; Johnson v. United States Shrinks Further

    Pointing a Gun Is A Crime of Violence; Johnson v. United States Shrinks Further
    The Sixth Circuit in United States v. Rafidi again grappled with what constitutes a “crime of violence” under 18 U.S.C. § 924(c), a question that has divided sharply the courts of appeals in the wake of the Supreme…
  • Jul 7

    Johnson applies to Immigration and Nationality Act’s residual clause

    Johnson applies to Immigration and Nationality Act’s residual clause
             The Supreme Court held in Johnson v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 2551 (2015), that the Armed Career Criminal Act’s (ACCA) residual clause’s definition of “violent felony”…
Rank this Week: 982

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/
  • Jul 22

    Black Lives Matter well-positioned to win concessions on police, if ...

    Black Lives Matter well-positioned to win concessions on police, if ...
    Black Lives Matter is formally an organization and has a chapter here in Austin, but really #Blacklivesmatter is an amorphous, broad-based movement with decentralized leadership and an enormous opportunity to accomplish concrete goals to…
  • Jul 21

    Save lives by limiting police pursuit

    Save lives by limiting police pursuit
    In the wake of a terrible crash that killed a Patton Village police officer and an 11-year old boy, State Sen. John Whitmire called on police departments to make law-enforcement pursuit policies public. Reported the local paper: "A Chronicle…
  • Jul 17

    Why the increase in number of Texans shot by police?

    Why the increase in number of Texans shot by police?
    The number of people who die while being arrested by a Texas law-enforcement officer nearly doubled between 2005 and 2015, according to data compiled by the Dallas Morning News, with police shootings accounting for nearly all of the increase.…
Rank this Week: 177

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    How are Preliminary Breath Tests Calibrated for Accuracy?

    How are Preliminary Breath Tests Calibrated for Accuracy?
    If you’re on trial for DUI in Virginia, you should know how the preliminary breath test (PBT) must be checked for accuracy and calibrated. If that device can’t be proven to be in proper working order, it shouldn’t be allowed…
  • Jul 18

    Driving on Suspended License Secret: The Officer Must Have a Reason to Pull You Over

    Driving on Suspended License Secret: The Officer Must Have a Reason to Pull You Over
    Video – click to watch instead of reading. Did you know that it’s possible to beat a driving on suspended offense if the officer did not have a good reason to pull you over? This defense applies to many traffic related violations,…
  • Jul 14

    [VIDEO] Should You Prepay Your Virginia Reckless Driving Ticket?

    [VIDEO] Should You Prepay Your Virginia Reckless Driving Ticket?
    If you’re facing reckless driving right now, you need to contact me so you can learn more about reckless driving defenses, learn more about what your situation with the law really means, and then make an educated, informed decision…
Rank this Week: 316

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    The "Internet Troll" and "Knowingly Offering to Purchase Official Ballots"

    The "Internet Troll" and "Knowingly Offering to Purchase Official Ballots"
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Oregon:  State v. Hirschman, 2016 WL 3675617 (2016).  The court begins by explaining that[a]cting as a self-described `Internet troll,’ defendant posted an…
  • Jul 20

    Instagram, the Order of Protection and Criminal Contempt

    Instagram, the Order of Protection and Criminal Contempt
    This post examines an opinion from the Criminal Court of the City of New York, New York County:  People v. Lemons, 30 N.Y.S.3d 527, 2016 N.Y. Slip Op. 26136 (2016). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatDefendant, charged with…
  • Jul 18

    “Harassment by Electronic Communications", the Topix Chat Thread and Sixty Days in Jail

    “Harassment by Electronic Communications", the Topix Chat Thread and Sixty Days in Jail
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Supreme Courtof Appeals of West Virginia:  State v. Calvert, 2016 WL 3179968 (2016).  It begins by explaining thatMatthew Calvert, pro se, appeals the sentencing order of the Circuit…
Rank this Week: 197

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
  • Jul 22

    Turkey Could Be Taking A Big Step Backwards In Human Right

    Turkey Could Be Taking A Big Step Backwards In Human Right
    Please note this article first appeared on Time.com here. By Katy Pownall, News Writer at Amnesty International It’s rush hour on Istanbul’s Bosphorus Bridge. Queues of cars jostle for position, the noise of horns…
  • Jul 20

    Update: Amnesty Observers at Convention Protest

    Update: Amnesty Observers at Convention Protest
    Amnesty International USA has deployed a delegation of independent human rights observers to monitor protests at the Republican National Convention. We’ll be in Philadelphia next week doing the same thing at the Democratic National…
  • Jul 19

    10 Killings: The Tragic Story of the Barrios Family in Venezuela

    10 Killings: The Tragic Story of the Barrios Family in Venezuela
    By Alex Roche Imagine that one day your brother is at home with his two sons. Police enter his house, beat him and take him away, handcuffed. Imagine that later that day, he is taken to hospital, already dead, with … Please continue…
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Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Jul 22

    Ypsilanti Township Man to Serve Up to 70 Years for Sex Crimes Involving 4-year-old Girl

    Ypsilanti Township Man to Serve Up to 70 Years for Sex Crimes Involving 4-year-old Girl
    Michigan criminal defense attorneys know that individuals found guilty of sex crimes involving children face extremely serious consequences. Recently, 35-year-old Kevin M. Lambert of Ypsilanti was sentenced to up to 70 years in federal prison…
  • Jul 15

    Convicted Sex Offender Seeks Position as Bay County Sheriff

    Convicted Sex Offender Seeks Position as Bay County Sheriff
    Recent news reports reveal that Kenneth Zolnierek, a 52-year-old man found guilty of sex crimes between 1994 and 2008 and ordered to register as a sex offender, is now a write-in candidate for the position of sheriff of Bay County. While it…
  • Jul 11

    4 of 10 Police Officers Who Break the Law are On Duty According to Study – Michigan Included

    4 of 10 Police Officers Who Break the Law are On Duty According to Study – Michigan Included
    Recently it was revealed in a study conducted by Bowling Green State University that across the U.S., 40% of crimes committed by police officers are committed while those officers are on duty. Michigan is not immune when it comes to these…
Rank this Week: 1023

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Ex-appraiser sentenced to 6 years for mortgage fraud | TribLIVE

    Ex-appraiser sentenced to 6 years for mortgage fraud | TribLIVE
    A Shaler man whose original eight-year sentence was overturned by a federal appeals court was sentenced Monday to six years in prison for his role in a multimillion dollar mortgage fraud scheme. A Pittsburgh federal jury convicted Jason…
  • Jul 19

    Alleged Fraudster Used DOL OIG’s Digital Signature on Fake Transcript

    Alleged Fraudster Used DOL OIG’s Digital Signature on Fake Transcript
    Edgar Avila aka Michael Mendez aka Michael Edgar Avila-Mendez, aka Michael AvMen was indicted on one charge of mail fraud and one charge of bank fraud in connection with two separate fraud schemes. According to the affidavit in support of the…
  • Jul 19

    Contractor Indicted for Providing False Lien Affidavits to Lender

    Contractor Indicted for Providing False Lien Affidavits to Lender
    Michael P Kennedy was indicted by a Kentucky grand jury and charged with one count of bank fraud. Kennedy was part owner and manager of Kennedy Homes LLC, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky, which contracted to construct new homes in the Northern…
Rank this Week: 3

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Back from vacation, and ready to rumble

    Back from vacation, and ready to rumble
    Thanks again to my staff for all their help during my brief vacation with my family in Korea. I am back, recharged, and ready to rumble in court, with a full trial schedule awaiting me.
  • Jul 20

    On the power of losing one’s ego

    On the power of losing one’s ego
    Judging is weakening. I am not talking about judgment, which is what good judges must exercise rather than judging. We constantly judge. Just recently, I judged that an unsmiling and at first barely talking cabdriver was unfriendly to the…
  • Jul 17

    Jon Katz returne July 22 from vacation

    Jon Katz returne July 22 from vacation
    My family and I are visiting my wife’s native Korea. While having a great vacation, my blog entries will be few to none until my July 22 return.
Rank this Week: 478

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/
  • Jul 22

    Getting past a Michigan DUI – Keep it Simple

    Getting past a Michigan DUI – Keep it Simple
    If you’ve been arrested for a DUI in Michigan, you could almost spend forever reading websites and relevant blog articles.  Sometimes, for as much information as a person can find, it is just better to avoid getting overwhelmed and…
  • Jul 18

    Keep Possession of Marijuana or Drugs Off of your Record in Michigan

    Keep Possession of Marijuana or Drugs Off of your Record in Michigan
    If you have been arrested for a drug possession offense in Michigan, whether it’s the simple possession of marijuana, possession of analogues (meaning drugs like Vicodin and Xanax), or other controlled substances, including things like…
  • Jul 15

    Hold a Live Hearing to Clear a Michigan Driver’s License Hold for Another State

    Hold a Live Hearing to Clear a Michigan Driver’s License Hold for Another State
    Many, if not most, of my out-of-state clients who hire me for a Michigan driver’s license clearance case have previously tried and lost an administrative review filed with the Michigan Secretary of State’s Administrative Hearing…
Rank this Week: 1041

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    A LITTLE FRIDAY THROWBACK

    A LITTLE FRIDAY THROWBACK
    A little Village people coming at ya...Site Feed
  • Jul 21

    ANCHORS AWEIGH

    ANCHORS AWEIGH
    Ahoy there matey!Who is this swabby? Why is he running for judge?Is it ethical to appear in active US Military uniform while running for judge? Should the official Navy Emblem be on his website?We're sorry and most of our readers are too…
  • Jul 19

    WHEN WE ARE WRONG WE ARE WRONG

    WHEN WE ARE WRONG WE ARE WRONG
    Yesterday we posted our disappointment in the speakers at the Republican National Convention. But then the wife of Donald Trump (motto "I'm de vife, del vit it")  spoke, and having filled her speech with the words of First Lady…
Rank this Week: 1030

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    3 Secrets to Fighting Your Connecticut Road Rage Arrest

    3 Secrets to Fighting Your Connecticut Road Rage Arrest
    Last week the American Automobile Association (the “AAA”) released a surprising study revealing that 80 percent of the drivers surveyed have experienced and exhibited some form of road rage. And get this, drivers in the Northeast…
  • Jul 15

    Connecticut State Troopers Issue Dos and Donts for Pokémon GO Players   

    Connecticut State Troopers Issue Dos and Donts for Pokémon GO Players   
    It’s bigger than Snapchat. More popular than Instagram. And even more viral than the Connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com. It’s Pokémon Go and this week Connecticut State Police even issued a press release telling players how…
  • Jul 8

    Leaving a Child Under 16 in a Car—for Even 2 Minutes—is a Felony Arrest in Connecticut

    Leaving a Child Under 16 in a Car—for Even 2 Minutes—is a Felony Arrest in Connecticut
    Many of the best criminal lawyers in Stamford, Greenwich, New Canaan, Wilton and Darien Connecticut are never surprised to hear about arrests in Connecticut for leaving a child unsupervised in a motor vehicle. Connecticut police have…
Rank this Week: 2549

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 1587

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 1699

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2907

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jul 22

    A Federalism Stake in the Heart of the Unitary Executive?

    A Federalism Stake in the Heart of the Unitary Executive?
    Leah M. Litman, Taking Care of Federal Law, 101 Va. L. Rev. 1289 (2015).Peter ShaneThe passing of Justice Antonin Scalia removes from the Supreme Court its most strident modern advocate of the “unitary executive”…
  • Jul 21

    Culture as Keystone

    Culture as Keystone
    Gwendolyn Gordon, Culture in Corporate Law or: A Black Corporation, a Christian Corporation, and a Māori Corporation Walk into a Bar ... , 39 Seattle U. L. Rev. 353 (2016).Marcia L. McCormickRecent Supreme Court decisions that embrace…
  • Jul 20

    You as a Brand: A Legal History

    You as a Brand: A Legal History
    Samantha Barbas, Laws of Image: Privacy and Publicity in America (2015).Lyrissa B. LidskyDr. Samantha Barbas’ book, Laws of Image: Privacy and Publicity in America, makes an original, important, and engaging contribution to the history…
Rank this Week: 513

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jul 22

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Six police officers were shot on Sunday in Baton Rouge in yet another targeted attack on law enforcement officers.  Three of the officers died and the gunman later was killed in a shootout.  Early reports suggest that the shooter,…
  • Jul 21

    Traffic Laws Amended to Address Cyclist Safety and Shared Use of the Road

    Traffic Laws Amended to Address Cyclist Safety and Shared Use of the Road
    I wrote a post last January about proposed changes to the state’s traffic laws to address bicyclist safety and shared use of the roads by motorists and bicyclists.  I am still smarting from the on-line comments and emails I…
  • Jul 20

    Other 2016 Legislation Related to Probation, Post-Release Supervision, and Parole

    Other 2016 Legislation Related to Probation, Post-Release Supervision, and Parole
    Prior posts looked at the new probation condition requiring a waiver of extradition and the new, new rules for jail credit for CRV. Today’s post covers the rest of this year’s most significant legislation related to…
Rank this Week: 336

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/
  • Jul 22

    Speaking out against Trump

    Speaking out against Trump
    I will repeat the well known quote from Martin Niemöller: First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out – Because I was not a Socialist. Continue reading The post Speaking out against Trump appeared first on…
  • Jun 23

    The Incredible Shrinking Fourth Amendment

    The Incredible Shrinking Fourth Amendment
    The Supreme Court decided two Fourth Amendment cases this week that diminish our freedom from police searches.  The Fourth Amendment says: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against…
  • May 28

    Memorial Day message

    Memorial Day message
    I have been reflecting on Memorial Day and paying tribute to the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our liberty. We are very fortunate to live in a place where an accused is presumed innocent, and has a right to…
Rank this Week: 3278

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Covers Mississippi criminal and personal injury law. By Coxwell & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 22

    The importance of staying calm during in a road rage accident

    The importance of staying calm during in a road rage accident
    (Image Credit: Flickr.com) If you’ve been involved in an accident that was caused by an aggressive driver, it’s important to stay calm. Even though your natural instinct is to be angry because of the damage caused to your vehicle.…
  • Jul 20

    Will insurance cover a DUI auto incident? Key facts you should know

    Will insurance cover a DUI auto incident? Key facts you should know
    (Image Credit: Pixabay.com) If you, or a loved one, has been involved in a DUI auto accident it can void your insurance policy. Driving under the influence (DUI) is a criminal offense. In Mississippi, for your first offense you can be…
  • Jul 18

    How to claim if your child has been involved in a school bus accident

    How to claim if your child has been involved in a school bus accident
    (Credit Image: Wikipedia.org) School buses are specially designed to protect passengers inside. When a bus is carrying your child to school, you expect buses to have safety features to keep your child safe as they travel to and from school.…
Rank this Week: 3098

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Jul 21

    DUI Checkpoint Rights | What To Do At A DUI Checkpoint

    DUI Checkpoint Rights | What To Do At A DUI Checkpoint
    The post DUI Checkpoint Rights | What To Do At A DUI Checkpoint appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Jun 22

    A Lawyer’s Prayer to St. Thomas More: Principled Hero for the Attorney

    A Lawyer’s Prayer to St. Thomas More: Principled Hero for the Attorney
      Today, June 22, we celebrate the Feast Day of Thomas More. I start many days at the office with the Lawyer’s Prayer to Thomas More (see below).   This beautiful prayer written by the Center of Thomas More Studies always…
  • May 19

    From Jail to Bail

    From Jail to Bail
    Factors involved in a Magistrate setting bond Being charged with a criminal offense can be very stressful and frightening experience. For most people charged with a crime, the incident ends with them confined in a county jail hoping to be…
Rank this Week: 656