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Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Covers Utah criminal law and criminal defense. By Utah Defenders.

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • Sep 29

    Adult Jail Can Serve As An Alternative to Detention in Juvenile Case

    Adult Jail Can Serve As An Alternative to Detention in Juvenile Case
    Adult Jail Time as an Alternative to Juvenile Detention In O.P. v. State (State ex rel. O.P.), 2016 UT App 181, the Utah Court of Appeals addressed whether adult jail can legally serve as an alternative to juvenile detention. O.P.…
  • Sep 19

    State v. Kirby, 2016 UT App 193

    State v. Kirby, 2016 UT App 193
    In State v. Kirby, 2016 UT App 193, defendant Kevin Darrell Kirby and a female acquaintance partied together in a motel room in Salt Lake City. Their room eventually became a crime scene, and Kirby was charged and later convicted of tampering…
  • Jul 25

    Rule 403 Applicability and Unfair Prejudice

    Rule 403 Applicability and Unfair Prejudice
    Rule 403 Can Be Used to Omit Relevant Evidence The Utah Supreme Court recently addressed the applicability of Rule 403 of the Utah Ruels of Evidence in State v. Cuttler, 2015 UT 95. In that case, James Cuttler was charged with vaginally…
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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/
  • Sep 29

    What Is Temporary Total Disability?

    What Is Temporary Total Disability?
    Several benefits are available to Oklahoma workers who’ve been hurt at work, depending on the severity of the injury and length of time the injured employee can’t work. One such benefit is temporary total disability (TTD).…
  • Sep 7

    Defining Medical Malpractice in Oklahoma

    Defining Medical Malpractice in Oklahoma
    Experiencing a medical emergency is difficult enough. No one should suffer more at the hands of an irresponsible doctor. So what is medical malpractice? Health care providers may be liable for medical malpractice when the care they provide…
  • Sep 7

    Attorney Chris Hammons to compete on Survivor

    Attorney Chris Hammons to compete on Survivor
    Oklahoma City attorney Chris Hammons, a former University of Oklahoma football team captain, is one of 20 castaways competing for $1 million on Season 33 of Survivor. This season, “Millennials vs Gen X” will premiere at 7 p.m.…
Rank this Week: 1980

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    What is Second Chance Probation?

    What is Second Chance Probation?
    “Second chance probation” is a sentence in Illinois that allows certain offenders to clear a conviction from their record after serving at least two-years of probation. This law, which became effective January 1,…
  • Aug 30

    Can I drive on an International or Foreign Driver’s License in Illinois?

    Can I drive on an International or Foreign Driver’s License in Illinois?
    Illinois law allows drivers relocating to Illinois to drive on their valid driver’s license from their home country or state for ninety (90) days. CDL holders have a reduced window of thirty (30) days to obtain an Illinois CDL.…
  • Aug 30

    Can I drive on an International or Foreign Driver’s License in Illinois?

    Can I drive on an International or Foreign Driver’s License in Illinois?
    Illinois law allows drivers relocating to Illinois to drive on their valid driver’s license from their home country or state for ninety (90) days. CDL holders have a reduced window of thirty (30) days to obtain an Illinois CDL.…
Rank this Week: 4899

Wright & Weiner Blog

Wright & Weiner Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.nevadacriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    What Are the Causes of a Mistrial?

    What Are the Causes of a Mistrial?
    When accused Las Vegas underwear thief Joey Kadmiri first appeared at jury trial in July of 2014, he expected a fairly swift conclusion in the form of a verdict. His brandishing of a gun while entering the “Thunder from Down…
  • Sep 19

    Leaving the Scene of an Accident

    Leaving the Scene of an Accident
    Panic can do strange things to people. The flight-or-fight response is built into our physiological makeup, and when the unexpected happens, it can lead to behavior that would probably never occur under less stressful circumstances. This may…
  • Sep 9

    Criminal Trial Timeline

    Criminal Trial Timeline
    No two criminal trials are ever exactly alike. Despite differences in the details, though, each will advance through seven distinct and predetermined stages. If you are currently involved in similar circumstances, here are the phases that you…
Rank this Week: 665

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Sep 29

    How Does Withholding Evidence Affect A Post Conviction Petition?

    How Does Withholding Evidence Affect A Post Conviction Petition?
    Withholding Evidence Must Prejudice A Defendant in Order to Obtain Post Conviction Relief In Gordon v. State, 2016 UT App 191, the Utah Court of Appeals addressed the issue of how a prosecutor’s withholding evidence can affect a…
  • Sep 19

    The Nevares Case and the UCCJEA

    The Nevares Case and the UCCJEA
    Nevares v. Adoptive Couple, 2016 UT 39 The Utah Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) creates a uniform and predictable method for determining which state has jurisdiction to make child custody decisions. Bobby…
  • Aug 17

    Excluding 404(b) Evidence for Unfair Prejudice

    Excluding 404(b) Evidence for Unfair Prejudice
    The Court Can Exclude Relevant Evidence if it Causes Unfair Prejudice The court of appeals recently addressed rule 404(b) and the “unfair prejudice” standard for excluding relevant evidence in State v. Rackham. In…
Rank this Week: 2085

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/
  • Sep 29

    Bailey on Cyberbullying and Cyberviolence

    Bailey on Cyberbullying and Cyberviolence
    Jane Bailey (University of Ottawa - Common Law Section) has posted Canadian Legal Approaches to 'Cyberbullying' and Cyberviolence: An Overview on SSRN. Here is the abstract: As early as the mid 1990s Canadian economic and social policy…
  • Sep 29

    Stolzenberg et al. on Questioning Children

    Stolzenberg et al. on Questioning Children
    Stacia N. Stolzenberg, Kelly McWilliams and Thomas D. Lyon (Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Criminology & Criminal Justice, USC Gould School of Law and University of Southern California - Gould School of Law) have posted The…
  • Sep 28

    Gruber on Rape Law Revisited

    Gruber on Rape Law Revisited
    Aya Gruber (University of Colorado Law School) has posted Rape Law Revisited (13 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 279 (2016)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay introduces the Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law Symposium, “Rape…
Rank this Week: 97

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/
  • Sep 29

    Dismissing a Probation Violation

    Dismissing a Probation Violation
    Who can dismiss a probation violation? A probation violation report is not a new criminal charge. It is, rather, a “statement of the violations alleged” under G.S. 15A-1345, necessary to give a defendant the notice that is…
  • Sep 28

    Unlawful Racing of Motor Vehicle

    Unlawful Racing of Motor Vehicle
    When I think of unlawful racing, scenes from old movies come to mind. I see guys (more specifically, James Dean and John Travolta) in white t-shirts and leather jackets behind the wheels of vintage Fords and Mercurys. Unfortunately, however,…
  • Sep 27

    An Officer’s Reasonable Mistake of Law and Recent Court of Appeals Ruling

    An Officer’s Reasonable Mistake of Law and Recent Court of Appeals Ruling
    The United States Supreme Court in 2014 ruled in Heien v. North Carolina, 135 S. Ct. 530 (affirming State v. Heien, 366 N.C. 271 (2012)), that an officer’s objectively reasonable mistake of law in making a stop or arrest is reasonable…
Rank this Week: 3448

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers…

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers Blog

Covers New York criminal law regarding larceny, embezzlement, extortion and theft. By Crotty & Saland PC.

http://www.newyorktheftandlarcenylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 112

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 29

    News Scan

    News Scan
    A Better Death Penalty for California:  CJLF Legal Director Kent Scheidegger has this op-ed in the Los Angeles Times.Death Recommended for OH Man who Killed Daughter:  After jurors found an Ohio man guilty of murdering his…
  • Sep 29

    Certiorari Grants from the Long Conference

    Certiorari Grants from the Long Conference
    The U.S. Supreme Court Justices met Monday for their annual pre-term conference to consider petitions built up over the summer asking them to take cases from lower courts for full review.  As usual, they released an orders list today,…
  • Sep 28

    News Scan

    News Scan
    CA Murderer Avoids Death Penalty with Plea:  A California man who participated in the slaying of a teenage couple over eight years ago was sentenced Tuesday to 50 years to life, skirting a possible death sentence.  The AP reports…
Rank this Week: 294

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Sep 29

    Fleeing from Police a Reasonable Response in Massachusett

    Fleeing from Police a Reasonable Response in Massachusett
    The highest court in neighboring Massachusetts made a potentially huge statement in one of its most recent cases, ruling that – in light of the police violence against young black men – running away from officers should not weigh…
  • Sep 28

    Engineers Build Device that Might Change Drugged Driving Investigation

    Engineers Build Device that Might Change Drugged Driving Investigation
    Even though operating under the influence (OUI) is often thought of as another way of saying “drunk driving,” in reality it's far more wide-reaching. It doesn't apply just to people who are behind the wheel of a vehicle and under…
  • Sep 27

    Braintree Police Department Mishandles Evidence

    Braintree Police Department Mishandles Evidence
    Once again, a Massachusetts police force is having problems with its own internal procedures for handling evidence, resulting in numerous cases being thrown out and drawing attention to the fact that law enforcement is far from the standard…
Rank this Week: 4549

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    What Happens Now? – Same Sex Marriage & Divorce

    What Happens Now? – Same Sex Marriage & Divorce
    It is easy enough for congress to pass laws. More difficult, but still relatively easy is the process by which the courts interpret those laws. The process of interpretation is the way we have arrived in the current state of affairs for gay…
  • Sep 9

    Are Doctors Doomed to Divorce?

    Are Doctors Doomed to Divorce?
    Ask anyone about the divorce rate for doctors, and you are likely to hear that doctors do, in fact, get divorced far more often than other professionals—and far more often than the general population. If you happen to be speaking about…
  • Aug 15

    Women Initiate Divorces More than Men Studies Say

    Women Initiate Divorces More than Men Studies Say
    An oft-used joke among comedians goes something like this: “Do you know why more women file for divorce than men? Because women know murder is illegal.” While not all that funny, in fact women do initiate divorces more often than…
Rank this Week: 552

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Sep 29

    Forensic Lab Mistakes and How They can Help in Your Defense

    Forensic Lab Mistakes and How They can Help in Your Defense
    In order to convict you of a crime, a prosecutor is required by law to prove all of the elements of the crime, which can require various types of evidence. Evidence can take the form of police testimony, witness testimony, physical items,…
  • Sep 22

    Maryland Ignition Interlock Program

    Maryland Ignition Interlock Program
    Maryland Ignition Interlock Program What is ignition interlock? The Maryland ignition interlock program is designed to deter drivers from operating a motor vehicle while they are impaired or under the influence of alcohol. An ignition…
  • Sep 15

    Considering Filing for Divorce? Take These Steps First

    Considering Filing for Divorce? Take These Steps First
    Divorce1 has a way of bringing out the worst in people. Even you and your spouse both realize that the marriage is not working and agree to end your marriage, the process of separating your lives and finances can create significant conflict.…
Rank this Week: 507

Peters Criminal Defense Blog

Peters Criminal Defense Blog

Covers all types of criminal defense topics.

http://www.losangelescrimelawyer.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Four Key Questions to Ask Your Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

    Four Key Questions to Ask Your Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer
    Being arrested and charged with a crime is a traumatic experience. You are handcuffed and transported to a police station. You are deprived of your freedom until you make bond. It can be overwhelming, especially if you or a loved The post…
  • Sep 27

    Staying Informed: Legislature Passes Bills Affecting California Criminal Law

    Staying Informed: Legislature Passes Bills Affecting California Criminal Law
    The California legislature passed over 700 bills during its most recent term. Governor Jerry Brown has until September 30, 2016 to decide which bills will be enacted into law. The Sacramento Bee published a great, in-depth article breaking…
  • Sep 22

    Is Sexting Considered Child Pornography in California?

    Is Sexting Considered Child Pornography in California?
    If your child has been sending or receiving sexually provocative photos or videos on a computer or smartphone, it is likely considered to be “sexting.”  California law enforcement consider sexting to be child pornography,…
Rank this Week: 1955

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

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

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
Rank this Week: 50

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Sep 29

    Comey Digs A Deeper Hole

    Comey Digs A Deeper Hole
    In white collar cases, prosecutors often stress the signs or "indicia" of fraud inherent in a given defendant's conduct. In the FBI/DOJ investigation of Secretary Clinton we have several signs of incompetence and/or highly irregular…
  • Sep 26

    Movie "Sully" Reveals Different Perceptions of Investigators and Investigatee

    Movie "Sully" Reveals Different Perceptions of Investigators and Investigatee
    In the recently-released hit movie "Sully," about a pilot who landed a disabled US Airways plane on the Hudson River after its engines hit a flock of geese shortly after taking off from LaGuardia Airport, the film's heroes, Capt.…
  • Sep 12

    Some Additional Thoughts on the McDonnell Decision

    Some Additional Thoughts on the McDonnell Decision
    I agree with my colleague Prof. Podgor that DOJ made the "right decision" to drop the prosecution of former Virginia governor Robert McDonnell. Under the narrow definition of "official act" given by the Supreme Court a…
Rank this Week: 2694

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

A legal blog written by a recent graduate of UCLA School of Law. Posts cover a wide range of topics, but areas of focus include criminal law, constitutional law, law and technology, and commentary on scholarship and legal education.

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Sep 29

    Oakland's Resistance to Mass Surveillance: Would it Play Out the Same Way Today?

    Oakland's Resistance to Mass Surveillance: Would it Play Out the Same Way Today?
    The BBC has this interesting article on an attempt by the City of Oakland, California to adopt a wide-ranging surveillance system, and the resistance to the city's efforts. From the article:Most cities, including Oakland, have cameras…
  • Sep 21

    Trump's Bold Plan for the Fourth Amendment

    Trump's Bold Plan for the Fourth Amendment
    Politico reports on an exciting development in Donald Trump's policy proposals. When asked how he would address "violence in the black community," Trump was ready with this nuanced discussion of police procedures:“I would do…
  • Aug 25

    Illinois "Pidgey's Law" an Overly Hasty, Muddled Attempt at Regulating Augmented Reality

    Illinois "Pidgey's Law" an Overly Hasty, Muddled Attempt at Regulating Augmented Reality
    Several news outlets have reports on this bill (AB 6601) recently introduced by Illinois State Representative Kelly Cassidy. Nicknamed "Pidgey's Law," the bill was introduced in response to reports that players of the augmented reality game,…
Rank this Week: 2118

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3281

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

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

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Charges Dismissed After Violating A Casino’s Voluntary Exclusion Agreement

    Charges Dismissed After Violating A Casino’s Voluntary Exclusion Agreement
    Some time ago, a Columbus man who was struggling with gambling addiction attempted to remove himself from the trappings and temptations of gambling by agreeing to sign a voluntary exclusion agreement with the area casinos. This contract…
  • Sep 26

    Gahanna OVI Charge Amended To Avoid License Suspension

    Gahanna OVI Charge Amended To Avoid License Suspension
    A short time ago, a young man from Gahanna, Ohio found himself in a frightful legal position, when he was arrested and charged with his first OVI after the police determined he was above the legal limit to drive. The man was facing a lengthy…
  • Sep 22

    Charges Dismissed For Mother Charged With Child Endangerment

    Charges Dismissed For Mother Charged With Child Endangerment
    Recently, a woman found herself in a tragic set of circumstances that led to some very serious criminal charges. One day, while caring for her young child, the woman became inebriated and without proper supervision, her child was found…
Rank this Week: 854

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/
  • Sep 29

    FSU Coach Arrested for DUI in Florida, Suspended

    FSU Coach Arrested for DUI in Florida, Suspended
    Florida State University football team’s strength & conditioning coach was suspended for a month without pay following his Florida DUI arrest in Tallahassee, following a blow-out party with crew members of the “Showtime”…
  • Sep 24

    Report: Domestic Violence Incidents Made Deadlier By Greater Availability of Gun

    Report: Domestic Violence Incidents Made Deadlier By Greater Availability of Gun
    It’s estimated that more than 2,000 people die every year in domestic violence incidents in the U.S. Of those who die, more than 70 percent are women and in more than half of all cases, it’s a firearm that is used to carry out the…
  • Sep 20

    22 Drug Arrests in Fort Lauderdale “Operation Bad Karma”

    22 Drug Arrests in Fort Lauderdale “Operation Bad Karma”
    Police in Fort Lauderdale recently made a targeted effort to take down an alleged drug trafficking ring in South Middle River near downtown. They launched a six month undercover investigation, dubbed “Operation Bad Karma,” in…
Rank this Week: 4203

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 2077

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/
  • Sep 29

    On white people's role in addressing race and police violence

    On white people's role in addressing race and police violence
    A Dallas Morning News staff editorial last week touted blogger Awesomely Luvvie's platitudinous clickbait suggestions for what white people should do to address racism and police brutality in America. Part of her post I very much agreed…
  • Sep 28

    Abandon fatalism, embrace accountability on police shooting

    Abandon fatalism, embrace accountability on police shooting
    The Dallas Morning News editorial board has struggled of late to discern a viable path forward in the aftermath of the shooting deaths of five DPD officers in July and the continued, periodic videos emerging of wrongful or questionable police…
  • Sep 26

    Okie voters will set tone for red-state drug-war legislation

    Okie voters will set tone for red-state drug-war legislation
    For mostly historical, family reasons (both sides of my family are from the Texas Panhandle, with ties to Oklahoma), Grits has always enjoyed ribbing our friends from Oklahoma, contending for example that the best thing ever to come out of…
Rank this Week: 281

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 2696

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

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

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Criminal Trials By Jury On The Decline

    Criminal Trials By Jury On The Decline
    Criminal trials are on the decline, and plea bargaining is starting to become the reality for criminal defendants.
  • Sep 22

    Pokémon Go… To Court!

    Pokémon Go… To Court!
    Pokémon Go has swept the nation by storm, but hidden dangers could become lawsuits on the horizon.
  • Sep 21

    Child Dies On World’s Largest Waterslide

    Child Dies On World’s Largest Waterslide
    The son of a Kansas legislator falls victim to a theme park accident.
Rank this Week: 1736

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Sep 29

    Once An Expert

    Once An Expert
    It was late afternoon during a growhouse trial when the prosecution called an “expert” to the stand. The expert was a federal agent, whose testimony related to growing marijuana. He was a virgin, never before having been qualified…
  • Sep 29

    Under Pressure: A Failed Campaign’s Emails Of Tear

    Under Pressure: A Failed Campaign’s Emails Of Tear
    Coercion is a curious concept in Providence, Rhode Island.  It involves the use of force or threats to overcome another person’s free will. Its definition relies on the nature of force or threats exerted, as any other definition…
  • Sep 28

    When It’s Personal, The Virtues Of Due Process Become Clear

    When It’s Personal, The Virtues Of Due Process Become Clear
    What happened in the Dean’s Office at Boalt Hall, the University of California, Berkeley, law school? Enough to get the former dean, Sujit Choudhry, shit-canned as Dean and permanently tarred as a sexual harasser, even though it…
Rank this Week: 23

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    Morning Radio: Jaar

    Morning Radio: Jaar
    Thursday.Let the coldness of the water hit the back of your throat.Your walk should be brisk.Breathe in deep.Breathe in slow.Think about the day ahead.Blueprint your moves ahead of time.Map out the responses.Where will the mistakes be…
  • Sep 26

    Morning Radio: : Better Clothe

    Morning Radio: : Better Clothe
    Monday.  Long week ahead.Making the most out of everything.New music.New books.New art.Here's Crooked Man with his new single.DFA does it again.
  • Sep 20

    Top Ten: September 21, 2016

    Top Ten: September 21, 2016
    10.  Charles Bukowski's You Get So Alone At Times That It Just Makes Sense.   Bukowski will go down as one of the great poets of our times.  Not because he is or was, but because those whose voices speak the loudest believe he…
Rank this Week: 250

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws — Criminal Trespass and Burglary

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws — Criminal Trespass and Burglary
    The crimes of trespass and burglary may seem similar, but there are several differences between the two crimes and between the different degrees within the crimes.
  • Sep 20

    Alabama Laws — Domestic Violence

    Alabama Laws — Domestic Violence
    Domestic violence happens when the defendant and the victim have a special relationship and the defendant commits particular crimes against the victim.
  • Sep 15

    Andrew Skier again quoted in the Montgomery Advertiser

    Andrew Skier again quoted in the Montgomery Advertiser
    I received a call a couple of days ago from a reporter with the Montgomery Advertiser, and spoke with him briefly about a case that I am handling and he is continuing to cover. Here is a link to the article that he wrote about the matter:…
Rank this Week: 1687

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Sep 29

    CFPB Announces that ECOA Protects LGBT Persons From Discrimination in Lending

    CFPB Announces that ECOA Protects LGBT Persons From Discrimination in Lending
    This summer, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was asked by an LGBT advocacy group whether the provision of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), 15 U.S.C. § 1691 et seq., that prohibits discrimination on the basis of…
  • Sep 28

    A Compliance Plan for the Extractive Industries Payment Disclosure Rule

    A Compliance Plan for the Extractive Industries Payment Disclosure Rule
    In the prior post we described the SEC’s new Rule 13q-1 that took effect on Monday (September 26). In this post, we discuss steps covered companies should take to comply with the rule. To review: Rule 13q-1 requires issuers involved in…
  • Sep 26

    How to prepare for the SEC’s Resource Extraction Disclosure Rule

    How to prepare for the SEC’s Resource Extraction Disclosure Rule
    After a long and tortured route through the courts, the SEC’s final rule implementing Dodd-Frank’s Resource Extraction Payment Disclosure requirement took effect today. Many have watched and commented on the new Rule 13q-1, and…
Rank this Week: 848

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Sep 29

    Divorce Financial Analysis: Investigating Business Interest

    Divorce Financial Analysis: Investigating Business Interest
    When a spouse owns a business, it can create some of the most complicated financial issues in a divorce. It is extremely important to dive into the financial records of the business in order to value it and to determine where the money is…
  • Sep 26

    Clues to Hidden Income and Assets in Divorce

    Clues to Hidden Income and Assets in Divorce
    I often get asked how someone will know if their spouse is hiding income or assets in a divorce. Sometimes it is obvious when a document is discovered or information is leaked by someone in the know. But what if you just have a…
  • Sep 23

    Criminal Defense: Working as an Expert Witne

    Criminal Defense: Working as an Expert Witne
    Defendants in criminal cases such as tax fraud, money laundering, or embezzlement often need forensic accountants to help evaluate complex financial situations. Should you provide expert witness services to criminal defendants? Tracy…
Rank this Week: 24

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/
  • Sep 29

    Are Corporations Responsible Agents?

    Are Corporations Responsible Agents?
    Benjamin Ewing, The Structure of Tort Law, Revisited: The Problem of Corporate Responsibility, 8 J. Tort Law 1 (2015).Gregory KeatingIn The Structure of Tort Law, Revisited: The Problem of Corporate Responsibility, Benjamin Ewing, a visiting…
  • Sep 28

    Does Compensation Deter Takings? New (and Surprising) Evidence

    Does Compensation Deter Takings? New (and Surprising) Evidence
    Ronit Levine-Schnur & Gideon Parchomovsky, Is the Government Fiscally Blind? An Empirical Examination of the Effect of the Compensation Requirement on Eminent Domain Exercises, 45 J. Legal Stud. (forthcoming 2016), available at Penn…
  • Sep 27

    Looking Intersectionally and Seeing Structural Bia

    Looking Intersectionally and Seeing Structural Bia
    Priscilla Ocen, (E)Racing Childhood: Examining the Racialized Construction of Childhood and Innocence in the Treatment of Sexually Exploited Minors, 62 UCLA L. Rev. 1586 (2015).Wendy Anne BachEvery day, across the criminal justice system,…
Rank this Week: 177

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 29

    How Misappropriation of Funds Misdemeanor Charges Could Ruin Your Career

    How Misappropriation of Funds Misdemeanor Charges Could Ruin Your Career
    (Image Credit: pixabay.com) Although the terms “embezzlement,” “misappropriation of funds,” and “larceny,” are often used interchangeably, in fact, in some states, they are very different crimes.…
  • Sep 26

    How Serious Are Mississippi Charges of a Drug Paraphernalia Crime?

    How Serious Are Mississippi Charges of a Drug Paraphernalia Crime?
    (Image Credit: public-domain-image.com) Although you (like most adults) is most likely aware that being caught in possession of an illegal drug such as cocaine, heroin or marijuana can result in serious legal troubles, you may not be aware…
  • Sep 22

    What Types of Defenses are Available for Drug Crimes in Mississippi?

    What Types of Defenses are Available for Drug Crimes in Mississippi?
    (Image Credit: pexels.com) If you have been charged with a drug crime in the state of Mississippi, you may feel as though there is little hope for your future. While the charges certainly are serious—and should be taken…
Rank this Week: 361

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 523

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 28

    Criminal Liability for Drug-Related Deaths in Cook County and DuPage County: Understanding the Law in Illinoi

    Criminal Liability for Drug-Related Deaths in Cook County and DuPage County: Understanding the Law in Illinoi
    Recently there has been some legal argument as to the criminal consequences of heroin-related deaths in Cook County and DuPage County. This country discusses the possibilities and limitations of criminal liability. The case of 21-year old…
  • Sep 25

    Back from the Dead: Use of DNA Evidence in Illinoi

    Back from the Dead: Use of DNA Evidence in Illinoi
    Justice delayed is justice denied, but in Illinois time can be a great solver of complex puzzles thanks to the use of DNA technologies. Recently there was a case in which a rape suspect was allowed to roam free thanks to a late identification…
  • Sep 22

    Crimes Against Illinois State Officials: Harsh Punishments in Cook and DuPage County

    Crimes Against Illinois State Officials: Harsh Punishments in Cook and DuPage County
    Attacking a state official is never a good idea in the best of circumstances. First of all, police officers are officers of the court. Therefore the defendant will be setting themselves up for a challenging criminal prosecution process. The…
Rank this Week: 980

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 937

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Sep 28

    Spotsylvania Passes Vague Full Time and Attention Law

    Spotsylvania Passes Vague Full Time and Attention Law
    On September 13, 2016, the Spotsylvania County Board of Supervisors passed a broad, vague ordinance that prohibits operating a motor vehicle while not giving full time and attention to the operation of the vehicle. On its face, this seems…
  • Sep 21

    Survey: 75% of Virginians Agree that DUI Checkpoints Should Be Legal

    Survey: 75% of Virginians Agree that DUI Checkpoints Should Be Legal
    In 2015, there were over 240 alcohol related vehicle fatalities and nearly 5,000 related injuries in Virginia. This number is still too high, but overall the state is trending in the right direction. Between 1990 and 2009, each year had over…
  • Sep 14

    Radio Interview with Andrew Flusche – Full Time and Attention

    Radio Interview with Andrew Flusche – Full Time and Attention
    Spotsylvania County just passed a new ordinance that prohibits failing “to give full time and attention” while driving. I was interviewed by Washington, DC radio station WMAL about the ordinance. In a nutshell, the new law is too…
Rank this Week: 1284

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/
  • Sep 28

    California: Sex offenders will have to disclose email addresses, user names under new law

    California: Sex offenders will have to disclose email addresses, user names under new law
    9-28-16 California: Sex offenders will soon have to report their email addresses, user names and other Internet identifiers to police under a bill Governor Jerry Brown signed Wednesday. The bill, authored by state Sen. Ben Hueso (D-San…
  • Sep 28

    Prison rehabilitation program gets an overhaul

    Prison rehabilitation program gets an overhaul
    9-28-16 Idaho: Offenders sentenced to the rider treatment programs no longer will have the option of serving a 90-day stint. The Council of State Governments reviewed the Idaho Department of Correction a year ago and found the department…
  • Sep 27

    Human-Trafficking Victims Get Help in Calif.

    Human-Trafficking Victims Get Help in Calif.
    9-28-16 California: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday approved a series of bills aimed at protecting victims of human trafficking and exempting minors from prostitution penalties. The flurry of human…
Rank this Week: 44

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/
  • Sep 28

    Crash near Parma sends one to hospital

    Crash near Parma sends one to hospital
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Sep 26

    Commercial vehicle injury crash on Clear Lakes Grade.

    Commercial vehicle injury crash on Clear Lakes Grade.
    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…
  • Sep 25

    UPDATE: Crash with blockage on US30 near Bli

    UPDATE: Crash with blockage on US30 near Bli
    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: 72

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    APPLICANTS SWARM FOR JUDGE BLAKE'S SPOT

    APPLICANTS SWARM FOR JUDGE BLAKE'S SPOT
    JNC - Press Release - Circuit Court Applicants - Judge Blake VacancyTwenty-two lawyers (including some county court judges)  with visions of black robes dancing in their heads have filed to replace Judge Blake on the bench.Bonus trivia…
  • Sep 26

    NEW GRUNTS

    NEW GRUNTS
    The new ASAs, fresh out of law school, shiny new suits, fancy graduation-gift briefcases, and fully indoctrinated on the Miami-ASA way, hit the courtrooms today.Over the weekend, long time ASA Frank Ledee was honored by the League of…
  • Sep 24

    NFL WEEK THREE 2016

    NFL WEEK THREE 2016
    The surprise of the week is that the majority of the Survivor pool is picking your Miami Dolphins, at home against the Browns.After another scintillating week of picks last week, we confidently take on a difficult week three schedule,…
Rank this Week: 258

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Roelke Law, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorneyblog.net/
  • Sep 28

    Florida Felony Registration Requirement

    Florida Felony Registration Requirement
    I’ve had numerous inquiries about registration requirements for those convicted of felonies within the State of Florida.  Many folks, and apparently even some lawyers, believe the registration requirements only apply to those…
  • Nov 26

    Florida Teacher Arrested for Showing Porn to Students in Cla

    Florida Teacher Arrested for Showing Porn to Students in Cla
    A Polk County teacher was arrested this month for showing pornography to students in his classroom. My review of the facts indicates that as is typical in many criminal matters, there are potential defenses available to the teacher that…
  • Nov 26

    Florida Teacher Arrested for Showing Porn to Students in Cla

    Florida Teacher Arrested for Showing Porn to Students in Cla
    A Polk County teacher was arrested this month for showing pornography to students in his classroom. My review of the facts indicates that as is typical in many criminal matters, there are potential defenses available to the teacher that…
Rank this Week: 2055

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Covers DWI evidence, blood testing, and breath alcohol testing.

http://www.rosenthalwadas.com/blog/
  • Sep 28

    Rosenthal & Wadas Named Best of Business in Customer Engagement

    Rosenthal & Wadas Named Best of Business in Customer Engagement
    The McKinney criminal defense firm Rosenthal & Wadas received the award for Customer Engagement by Frisco Style. The firm is featured in the October issue of the magazine as one of eight area companies recognized as the Best of…
  • Sep 13

    What Is the Difference Between Shoplifting and Theft?

    What Is the Difference Between Shoplifting and Theft?
    Many Collin County, Texas, residents have been arrested and charged with shoplifting. If you have been accused of stealing or “lifting” merchandise from a local retailer, do not assume it is a misunderstanding that will be quickly…
  • Sep 9

    Rosenthal & Wadas to Offer Law Student Scholarship

    Rosenthal & Wadas to Offer Law Student Scholarship
    Our firm is pleased to announce the Rosenthal & Wadas Law Student Scholarship. This scholarship is open to all students heading to or who are currently enrolled in Law School for the 2017 Spring Semester. We will award one…
Rank this Week: 4426

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 1800

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 28

    Happy Birthday and Open Thread

    Happy Birthday and Open Thread
    It's never my birthday until I see a chocolate cupcake with icing and a cherry on top! I'm grateful to be younger than the candidates running for President. Birthday wishes (and donations for a birthday drink, paypal here) are... [[…
  • Sep 28

    Rudy and Donald Sitting in A Tree: The Former "Comb-over Twins"

    Rudy and Donald Sitting in A Tree: The Former "Comb-over Twins"
    Rudy Giuliani, the most contemptible Republican ever (ok, maybe along with Dick Cheney), wants Trump to bring up Monica Lewinsky in the next debate. Seriously? Rudy, whose alleged extra-marital dalliance with his ex communications…
  • Sep 27

    Trump Debate Performance: Fat-Shaming, Sniffling, and Outright False Statement

    Trump Debate Performance: Fat-Shaming, Sniffling, and Outright False Statement
    Devastating to Trump. On Twitter last night, Alicia Machado thanked Hillary for the shout-out during the debate. Here's Alicia telling her story in May, 2016: Another interview the same month is here. [More....] Mother Jones…
Rank this Week: 2

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Sep 28

    Page Pate’s Commentary on “Stop and Frisk” Published by CNN

    Page Pate’s Commentary on “Stop and Frisk” Published by CNN
    Attorney Page Pate’s appears on CNN’s site following the first election debate in response to Republican Candidate Trump’s assertion of the need for more “stop and frisk,” in light of… read more → The…
  • Sep 28

    Police Shootings in Tulsa and Charlotte

    Police Shootings in Tulsa and Charlotte
      Attorney Page Pate speaks with CNN International about the recent use of deadly force by police officers in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Tulsa, Oklahoma. Page discusses the types of… read more → The post Police Shootings…
  • Aug 22

    Page Pate quoted on CNN about constitutional challenge to death penalty in Texas case

    Page Pate quoted on CNN about constitutional challenge to death penalty in Texas case
    Constitutional law expert Page Pate is quoted by CNN in the story of Jeffrey Wood’s recent stay of execution by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Wood was the driver… read more → The post Page Pate quoted on CNN about…
Rank this Week: 316

Clancy & Clancy Texas Law Blog

Clancy & Clancy Texas Law Blog

Reports on new Texas criminal laws, statutes, and current trials in the news.

http://www.dfwcriminallawyer.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1700

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

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

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
Rank this Week: 922

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog…

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog by Texas Defense Attorneys

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

https://versustexas.com/blog
  • Sep 28

    Warrants for Possible Future Crimes: The Use of Anticipatory Search Warrant

    Warrants for Possible Future Crimes: The Use of Anticipatory Search Warrant
    What is an Anticipatory Search Warrant? Typically search warrants issue under the Fourth Amendment when a magistrate or district judge finds probable cause to believe that a residence, safety deposit box, vehicle, or some other vessel…
  • Sep 23

    Courtroom Etiquette 101: The Do’s and Don’t of the Courtroom

    Courtroom Etiquette 101: The Do’s and Don’t of the Courtroom
    Courtroom Etiquette: Check Electronics, E-Cigs, and Emotions at Door For one reason or another, just about everyone will enter a criminal courtroom at some point in their lives. Whether you’re a defendant, a potential juror, or a…
  • Sep 21

    How Low-Level Federal Drug Charges Can Lead to Massive Sentence

    How Low-Level Federal Drug Charges Can Lead to Massive Sentence
    Federal Drug Attorney Explains How Low-Level Federal Drug Charges Lead to High Sentences The United States Sentencing Guidelines are the most significant factor impacting the lives of individuals convicted of federal crimes. Many…
Rank this Week: 2022