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Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • May 26

    Did Under-incarceration Kill Prof. Dan Markel?

    Did Under-incarceration Kill Prof. Dan Markel?
    Prof. Dan Markel was a popular teacher at Florida State Law School and an active legal blogger.  I met him only once that I remember, but we had a number of mutual friends.He was assassinated at his home, in broad...
  • May 26

    News Scan

    News Scan
    CT High Court Upholds Death Penalty Repeal:  The Connecticut Supreme Court, in a 5-2 decision, upheld its previous ruling Thursday that found the death penalty unconstitutional and abolished it.  Daniel Tepfer of the CT Post reports…
  • May 25

    Will Overreach Kill Mens Rea Reform?

    Will Overreach Kill Mens Rea Reform?
    A variety of people on both sides of the political aisle have been pushing for reform on the mental states required for a person to be guilty of a federal criminal offense.  In federal law, more than in most states,...
Rank this Week: 822

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • May 26

    Cramer on Texas' Stand Your Ground Law

    Cramer on Texas' Stand Your Ground Law
    Clayton E. Cramer (College of Western Idaho) has posted Texas’ Stand Your Ground Law: An Historical Perspective (Presenting at Texas Bar Association, September 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In the aftermath of the Treyvon Martin…
  • May 26

    Kerr on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

    Kerr on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
    Orin S. Kerr (The George Washington University Law School) has posted Trespass, Not Fraud: The Need for New Sentencing Guidelines in CFAA Cases (George Washington Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article argues…
  • May 26

    Schuller & Erentzen on Race-Based Juror Challenges in Canada

    Schuller & Erentzen on Race-Based Juror Challenges in Canada
    Regina Schuller and Caroline Erentzen (York University - Department of Psychology and York University, Department of Psychology, Students) have posted The Challenge for Cause Procedure in Canadian Criminal Law (Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol.…
Rank this Week: 343

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/
  • May 26

    Deferred Prosecution: Who Steers the Ship?

    Deferred Prosecution: Who Steers the Ship?
    The district attorney decides when to defer prosecution. But if that deferral includes probation under G.S. 15A-1341(a1), the court has a role in the process—including what to do in response to a violation of the deferred prosecution…
  • May 25

    A political science professor, a civil rights lawyer and a police chief walk into a classroom . . .

    A political science professor, a civil rights lawyer and a police chief walk into a classroom . . .
    I haven’t figured out the punch line to this joke. It was my opening line for a traffic stops session taught last month in the special topics seminar, Race Issues in the Courts, by UNC Professor Frank Baumgartner, Southern Coalition for…
  • May 24

    The Meaning of Custody During Traffic Stops Under Miranda v. Arizona and Berkemer v. McCarty

    The Meaning of Custody During Traffic Stops Under Miranda v. Arizona and Berkemer v. McCarty
    The 50th anniversary of the landmark ruling in Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966), will occur in a few weeks on June 13. As everyone knows, the case required a set of warnings and waiver of rights before a statement obtained during…
Rank this Week: 1169

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Treasure Valley Law Enforcement Unites to Stop Impaired Driving and to Remember the Victim

    Treasure Valley Law Enforcement Unites to Stop Impaired Driving and to Remember the Victim
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE Teresa Baker Public Information Officer Headquarters 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642 (208) 884-7122 Fax (208) 884-7087 For Immediate Release: 5/25/16 at 2:00 p.m. MERIDIAN - Memorial Day marks the…
  • May 25

    "No Refusal Weekend" Impaired Driving Emphasis Patrol Dedicated to the Memory of Lewiston Teen Russell Raschka

    "No Refusal Weekend" Impaired Driving Emphasis Patrol Dedicated to the Memory of Lewiston Teen Russell Raschka
    Russell RaschkaIDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE Teresa Baker Public Information Officer Headquarters 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642 (208) 884-7122 Fax (208) 884-7087 LEWISTON - Memorial Day marks the beginning of long days filled with…
  • May 25

    Rollover crash near Wendell injures driver.

    Rollover crash near Wendell injures driver.
    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: 315

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • May 26

    EU-Parlament: Geplanter EU-U.S. Privacy Shield „verbesserungswürdig“

    EU-Parlament: Geplanter EU-U.S. Privacy Shield „verbesserungswürdig“
    Gemäss Medienmitteilung vom 26. Mai 2016 ist das EU-Parlament der Auffassung, dass die EU-Kommission die Verhandlungen mit den USA zur EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Regelung „fortführen“ sollte, „um auf weitere…
  • May 25

    Öffentliche Urkunden: Bundesrat will elektronische Form zulassen

    Öffentliche Urkunden: Bundesrat will elektronische Form zulassen
    Gemäss einer Medienmitteilung des Bundesamts für Justiz vom 25. Mai 2016 will der Bundesrat die "Digitalisierung und die elektronische Archivierung in der öffentlichen Beurkundung prioritär vorantreiben". Zu diesem Zweck…
  • May 21

    FMH: Empfehlungen für Ärzte zum Umgang mit Social Media

    FMH: Empfehlungen für Ärzte zum Umgang mit Social Media
    Der Berufsverband der Schweizer Ärzteschaft (FMH) hat am 18. Mai 2016 ein fünfseitiges Dokument zum "Umgang mit sozialen Medien - Empfehlungen für Ärztinnen und Ärzte" veröffentlicht.Diese Empfehlungen richten…
Rank this Week: 1088

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 1496

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • May 26

    A Conversation with Ted Marerro; Remembering Ed Leinster, Remembering Cheney’s Horrible Cross-Examination, and the Path of a Saint

    A Conversation with Ted Marerro; Remembering Ed Leinster, Remembering Cheney’s Horrible Cross-Examination, and the Path of a Saint
    A few years ago, my friend Ed Leinster passed away.  He had worked with me here at the office for many years, and his motions were absolutely brilliant.  He was brilliant.   Before he passed away, he told me of how he was going…
  • May 18

    New Ruling on Positive Drug Test VOP’s Defies Logic

    New Ruling on Positive Drug Test VOP’s Defies Logic
    “Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.” — Dalai Lama XIV Every country on Earth has criminal rules, and they all sound remarkably similar.    We Americans enjoy a “presumption of…
  • May 10

    County Jail Time for Dummie

    County Jail Time for Dummie
    I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been to the jail in my 23 years of defending criminal cases.  Let’s just say plenty.  But, I don’t know what it’s like to spend time behind bars, as I’m only…
Rank this Week: 3159

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

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

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1488

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1311

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • May 26

    Virtual Reality May Soon Come To a Courtroom Near You

    Virtual Reality May Soon Come To a Courtroom Near You
    Virtual reality has made waves in the gaming community, actually putting the player inside the game, and now researchers want to see if the same technology can be used in the court of law. Researchers in the United Kingdom believe the virtual…
  • May 25

    Memorial Day DUI Arrest – Why You Should Call an Attorney

    Memorial Day DUI Arrest – Why You Should Call an Attorney
    The Memorial Day weekend is almost here, and for many it marks the official start to summer. Many Minnesotans will use the long weekend to remember friends and family members who lost their lives during active duty, while others will spend…
  • May 24

    Minnesota Adopts Revenge Porn Law

    Minnesota Adopts Revenge Porn Law
    Anyone who transmits or shares sexually suggestive pictures without consent from those involved in the act can face criminal charges under Minnesota’s new revenge porn law. The bill reads that it is unlawful for any person to: (1)…
Rank this Week: 3076

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers DWIs, prostitution, and drug charges. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • May 26

    Virtual Reality May Soon Come To a Courtroom Near You

    Virtual Reality May Soon Come To a Courtroom Near You
    Virtual reality has made waves in the gaming community, actually putting the player inside the game, and now researchers want to see if the same technology can be used in the court of law. Researchers in the United Kingdom believe the virtual…
  • May 25

    Memorial Day DUI Arrest – Why You Should Call an Attorney

    Memorial Day DUI Arrest – Why You Should Call an Attorney
    The Memorial Day weekend is almost here, and for many it marks the official start to summer. Many Minnesotans will use the long weekend to remember friends and family members who lost their lives during active duty, while others will spend…
  • May 24

    Minnesota Adopts Revenge Porn Law

    Minnesota Adopts Revenge Porn Law
    Anyone who transmits or shares sexually suggestive pictures without consent from those involved in the act can face criminal charges under Minnesota’s new revenge porn law. The bill reads that it is unlawful for any person to: (1)…
Rank this Week: 1109

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 1751

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law news, updates and commentary. Published By Hoffman & Associates

http://www.losangelescriminallawyersblog.com
  • May 26

    Los Angeles Misdemeanor in Comparison to a Los Angeles Felony Criminal Charge

    Los Angeles Misdemeanor in Comparison to a Los Angeles Felony Criminal Charge
    Many factors will influence prosecutors in how the charge a criminal offense. Most often it is the variable of injuries that will persuade their final decision. However, many times misdemeanors are overcharged as felonies, and a person ends…
  • May 26

    Benefits of a Civil Compromise in a Los Angeles Hit and Run Case

    Benefits of a Civil Compromise in a Los Angeles Hit and Run Case
    If you have been arrested for a Hit and Run, you have not yet been convicted. A conviction can only be made after the Court has made a finding of guilt beyond a reasonable doubt, or you have entered a plea of guilty or no contest. Once a…
  • May 5

    Los Angeles Hit and Run Arraignment

    Los Angeles Hit and Run Arraignment
    If you have been charged with a Hit and Run in Los Angeles, you will be given a citation and a notice to appear in Court. This citation will state the time and which court house. This is not an optional appearance. You must appear on or…
Rank this Week: 1196

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

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

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4195

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

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

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3747

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • May 26

    How to Avoid Posting Bail in California Criminal/DUI Case

    How to Avoid Posting Bail in California Criminal/DUI Case
    How to Avoid Posting Bail Not everyone has to post bail in order to secure their pre-trial release from custody. Just yesterday I walked a woman into court after a warrant was issued for her arrest. She was charged with DUI with a prior,…
  • Apr 5

    Reducing and Expunging Criminal Conviction

    Reducing and Expunging Criminal Conviction
    The Importance of Reducing and Expunging Convictions I get a lot of questions these days about expunging convictions, reducing felonies to misdemeanors, sealing records and even certificates of rehabilitation and…
  • Dec 19

    Recent Changes in Criminal Defense in Ventura County

    Recent Changes in Criminal Defense in Ventura County
    Recent Changes in Criminal Defense in Ventura County By now a lot of people have heard or dealt with the changes that have occurred in Ventura County’s criminal justice system. The biggest change is the seemingly permanent closure…
Rank this Week: 706

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • May 26

    OUI Convictions and the Movement to "Ban the Box"

    OUI Convictions and the Movement to "Ban the Box"
    If you are arrested for operating under the influence (OUI) and end up getting convicted during trial or decide to take a guilty plea, the unfortunate fact is that you will be facing more than just a fine, a license suspension, and…
  • May 18

    How Police Can Violate Your Rights, and Still Use the Evidence They Find

    How Police Can Violate Your Rights, and Still Use the Evidence They Find
    In a couple of our recent blog posts, we covered the exclusionary rule, and how it can be a great tool to use to defend against a criminal charge. If police found evidence that you committed a crime, but violated your Fourth Amendment rights…
  • May 17

    Can Police Search My Car After I've Been Arrested?

    Can Police Search My Car After I've Been Arrested?
    It's not something that many people think about if they're driving their car, get pulled over by the police, and end up getting arrested: What happens to your car? You're understandably too focused on your immediate predicament to consider…
Rank this Week: 4546

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic ticket defense. By Law Office of John Stanko.

http://www.marinduilawyerblog.com/
  • May 26

    Marin County DUI Checkpoint and Saturation Patrols this Memorial Day Weekend

    Marin County DUI Checkpoint and Saturation Patrols this Memorial Day Weekend
    The Marin County DUI task force, Avoid the 13, will be holding a Drunk Driving and driver’s license checkpoint and conducing DUI saturation patrols throughout the county this Memorial Day weekend.  Marin County police officers will…
  • Feb 8

    San Rafael Super Bowl Weekend DUI Checkpoint Nets 2

    San Rafael Super Bowl Weekend DUI Checkpoint Nets 2
    San Rafael Police officers along with officers from the Marin AVOID the 13 DUI task force held two DUI and driver’s license checkpoints on Friday night February 5, 2016.  Both of those checkpoints resulted in a total of two…
  • Feb 5

    Super Bowl Weekend Checkpoint and DUI Enforcement Planned.

    Super Bowl Weekend Checkpoint and DUI Enforcement Planned.
    The Avoid the 13 Marin County DUI Task Force will be running a drunk driving checkpoint tonight, February 5, 2016, in San Rafael.  In addition, the multi agency task force will deploy DUI Saturations Patrols throughout…
Rank this Week: 267

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

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

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Man Avoids Probation Violation For Driving Under OVI Suspension

    Man Avoids Probation Violation For Driving Under OVI Suspension
    Some time ago, an Ohio man in his mid-60’s, was convicted of driving under the influence, which included being sentenced to probation and having his license suspended. However, before his suspension period ended, the man was driving…
  • May 24

    Man in Licking County Preserves His Gun Rights After Domestic Violence Charge

    Man in Licking County Preserves His Gun Rights After Domestic Violence Charge
    The defense attorneys at Luftman, Heck & Associates understand that incidents involving domestic violence charges are very distressing. It was no different for a married man and loving father in Licking County, Ohio when he was charged…
  • May 23

    Live Streaming Criminal Act

    Live Streaming Criminal Act
    Most everyone has heard a story about someone making incriminating posts on social media. A story like that of Dustin Rittgers, who last December posted a Facebook video of himself driving drunk and was eventually arrested while still on the…
Rank this Week: 219

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • May 26

    Officer Found Not Guilty in Freddie Gray Case

    Officer Found Not Guilty in Freddie Gray Case
    “Officer Nero was probably the least involved of any of the officers,” says Attorney Page Pate on CNN Newsroom discussing the “not guilty” verdict for Nero in the death of… read more → The post Officer…
  • May 23

    Trump Names Potential Supreme Court Pick

    Trump Names Potential Supreme Court Pick
    Attorney Page Pate and American University Law Professor Steve Vladeck appear on CNN to discuss presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s announcement of his possible picks for the United States… read more → The…
  • May 5

    Page Pate comments on change in venue for hot car death case

    Page Pate comments on change in venue for hot car death case
    Attorney Page Pate discusses possible reasons for Judge Staley’s decision to move the trial for Justin Ross Harris out of Cobb County. The post Page Pate comments on change in venue for hot car death case appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 1002

Collin County Criminal Lawyers…

Collin County Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Texas criminal law. By Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC.

http://www.collincountycriminallawyers.com/
  • May 26

    What If The Police Did Not Read Me My Rights!

    What If The Police Did Not Read Me My Rights!
    By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 Easily, the number one question I am asked when I consult with someone on a criminal case is-“What if the police did not read me my…
  • May 25

    DWI Consequences–The Victim Impact Panel

    DWI Consequences–The Victim Impact Panel
    By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 If you have been convicted of DWI and are placed on probation, you will have conditions of probation you will have to complete to be…
  • May 23

    Can I Get a DWI Because of Marijuana or Other Drugs?

    Can I Get a DWI Because of Marijuana or Other Drugs?
    By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 Yes. A person can be charged and convicted of DWI in Collin or Dallas Counties even if they do not have a blood alcohol content (BAC) level…
Rank this Week: 4624

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Reform on bail and muni fines would be big boon for H-Town indigent

    Reform on bail and muni fines would be big boon for H-Town indigent
    Two different stories out of Houston portray folks chipping away at unnecessary local jail detention from different angles.Bail litigation adds oomph to reform pushFirst, see Lise Olsen's story, "Lawsuit adds pregnant mom who was jailed five…
  • May 24

    'I'm physically disabled" ... Zap!

    'I'm physically disabled" ... Zap!
    Last week Grits published video of a man tazed because he would not get up. Here is one of a man Tazed because he would/could not get down. James Sizer dropped like a stone when Austin PD officer Martha Cameron zapped him. He later died a…
  • May 24

    Visitation, data, metadata, predictions, and responding to drug war revisionism

    Visitation, data, metadata, predictions, and responding to drug war revisionism
    Here are a few items which both merit Grits readers' attention and enable me to clear my browser tabs:Dallas PD can't fill cadet classPoor Dallas PD can't catch a break. In the wake of media demagoguery about a phony "crime wave," now they…
Rank this Week: 69

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 26

    Florida Death Penalty May be Doomed

    Florida Death Penalty May be Doomed
    The death penalty in Florida may be on its last leg.  Recently, the Florida Supreme Court nixed the state’s practice of having a judge – rather than a jury – decide a person’s fate in a death penalty case. Then…
  • May 23

    Arrest in Florida Hit-and-Run That Killed MMA Fighter

    Arrest in Florida Hit-and-Run That Killed MMA Fighter
    The death of fearsome mixed martial arts fighter Jordan Parsons struck fans with sadness and garnered international headlines from Miami to Sydney.  The 25-year-old Parsons was reportedly crossing the street at the corner of Lindell…
  • May 17

    Broward Human Trafficking Conviction for Rapper

    Broward Human Trafficking Conviction for Rapper
    Gerard Nelson was just 24-years-old, but he and his crew – the Str8Profit Boyz – were on the rise.  To those on the outside, it appeared they were living a luxurious lifestyle funded by their creativity and business savvy as…
Rank this Week: 4208

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • May 26

    Penalties for Distribution of Controlled Dangerous Substances and Related Offenses To Increase in Maryland

    Penalties for Distribution of Controlled Dangerous Substances and Related Offenses To Increase in Maryland
    The Maryland General Assembly has enacted new legislation to increase the Penalties for Distribution of Controlled Dangerous Substances and Related Offenses. If you have been charged with possession or distribution of CDS in Maryland, call…
  • May 23

    8 Things You Must Do After Auto Accident

    8 Things You Must Do After Auto Accident
    After Auto Accident: What Do I Do Next? After Auto Accident, What Should I Do Now? If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, what you do next can make the difference between a successful claim and one that drags on for years without a…
  • May 20

    The A-to-Z Guide To A Maryland DUI

    The A-to-Z Guide To A Maryland DUI
    Ever  wondered what would happen if you drink and drive? Or maybe you have recently have been charged with drinking and driving in Maryland. Now you have a million questions and you don’t know what to do next?  We can help,…
Rank this Week: 1164

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: 600

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 1434

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Thursday Morning Radio: The Greatest Musician of the 20th Century

    Thursday Morning Radio: The Greatest Musician of the 20th Century
    It's Thursday Morning.  My heart is ecstatic. Is yours?This is the greatest and coolest musician of our last century.The One.  The Only. Miles Davis.
  • May 25

    People With Power

    People With Power
    People with power have power over peopleFor a short timeBut the people they have power over also have powerThe most important power of allThey have the power to controlThe legacy of the people who once had power over them.And how those people…
  • May 25

    Morning Radio: His Master's Voice

    Morning Radio: His Master's Voice
    It's Wednesday.  My heart is full of love.My cup runneth over.Is yours?Here is His Master's Voice:And a bonus:                                   …
Rank this Week: 2416

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 26

    Eight Justices And A Balancing Test

    Eight Justices And A Balancing Test
    In the afterglow of the Supreme Court’s decision in Foster v. Chatman, one thing was painfully clear. The chasm between how the decision was viewed by those who actually pick juries and those who see law through a more distant lens was…
  • May 26

    Peter Thiel, Hero Of The Big Lie (Update)

    Peter Thiel, Hero Of The Big Lie (Update)
    I was asked by a reporter yesterday whether there was any First Amendment scholar who would back up the notion that Hulk Hogan’s lawsuit against Gawker didn’t violate the Free Speech and Press clauses of the Constitution.…
  • May 25

    Peter Thiel Was Hulk Hogan’s Pay Pal

    Peter Thiel Was Hulk Hogan’s Pay Pal
    How often do you get to think about champerty and maintenance these days?  The words ring vaguely from the first year of law school, but they play little role in modern litigation, as they are archaic notions, that some outsider would…
Rank this Week: 28

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
  • May 26

    How to Stop Employees From Stealing

    How to Stop Employees From Stealing
    It might be hard to believe, but each and every day companies are losing money because they not only give employees opportunities to steal, they encourage it. How? By not providing adequate oversight. A clerk, for example, sees that an error…
  • May 23

    Pyramid Legalization Act of 2016

    Pyramid Legalization Act of 2016
    A new bill is making its way through Congress, and it’s titled “Anti-Pyramid Promotional Scheme Act of 2016.” What’s it all about? It is an attempt by the Direct Selling Association and multi-level marketing companies…
  • May 17

    Fighting Fraud With Proactive Prevention Technique

    Fighting Fraud With Proactive Prevention Technique
    Companies devote significant time and money to the task of making sure that their customers don’t steal from them. But how much time do they spend considering the risk that their own employees are stealing from them? That risk is great,…
Rank this Week: 39

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/
  • May 26

    A Cure for Just-In-Time Scheduling

    A Cure for Just-In-Time Scheduling
    Charlotte Alexander, Anna Haley-Lock, and Nantiya Ruan, Stabilizing Low-Wage Work: Legal Remedies for Unpredictable Work Hours and Income Instability, 50 Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. 1 (2015) available at SSRN.Charlotte GardenMany…
  • May 25

    Add Probating Your Will to Your Bucket List

    Add Probating Your Will to Your Bucket List
    Susan G. Thatch, Ante-Mortem Probate in New Jersey—An Idea Resurrected?, 39 Seton Hall Legis. J. 331 (2015).Gerry W. BeyerAnte-mortem probate addresses a glaring deficiency with the post-mortem probate model prevalently used in the…
  • May 24

    Tort Law in the Laboratory

    Tort Law in the Laboratory
    Theodore Eisenberg and Christoph Engel, Unpacking Negligence Liability: Experimentally Testing the Governance Effect, 13 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 116 (2016), available at SSRN.Mark GeistfeldEmpirical study of the law is important,…
Rank this Week: 364

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • May 26

    5 questions to ask before beginning a metal hip claim

    5 questions to ask before beginning a metal hip claim
    Metal-on-metal hip replacements were designed to help people suffering from hip problems. However, in recent years the recall of several metal hip implants and the hardship caused by these faulty implants has given many Americans the chance…
  • May 26

    Top 5 Causes of Spinal Cord Injurie

    Top 5 Causes of Spinal Cord Injurie
    There are about 12,000 new cases of spinal cord injuries annually in the United States. As of 2013, the number of people in the United States living with a spinal cord injury was approximately 300,000. Spinal cord injuries primarily affect…
  • May 25

    Top 5 Causes of Head Injurie

    Top 5 Causes of Head Injurie
    Every 21 seconds, someone in the United States suffers a head injury of some type. Some of these injuries are mild, while others involve a traumatic brain injury. Of the 1.5 million Americans who suffer head injuries each year, some 80,000…
Rank this Week: 3132

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

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

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • May 26

    Riverside Now Has More Unmarked Cars Than Standard Vehicles – Does This Affect Your Rights?

    Riverside Now Has More Unmarked Cars Than Standard Vehicles – Does This Affect Your Rights?
    Are you paying attention on the road? The city of Riverside is devoted to its unmarked vehicles. Though you may think that you can get away with speeding through a school zone or passing everyone on the highway if you keep an eye out for…
  • May 23

    Do Crime Documentaries Make Jury Selection More Difficult?

    Do Crime Documentaries Make Jury Selection More Difficult?
    TV and cinema have a strange effect on an audience. Especially in a world where anyone can go online and share his or her expertise after watching a few episodes of Making a Murderer, it seems that everyone has an opinion about the way laws…
  • May 20

    Police Dogs 101: What You Need to Know About These Canine Officer

    Police Dogs 101: What You Need to Know About These Canine Officer
    Dogs aren’t just our best friends; these domesticated animals have served people in countless ways for thousands of years. Today, they help individuals with disabilities – but they also have applications in the military, dating…
Rank this Week: 1631

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/
  • May 26

    Post Luis Blue

    Post Luis Blue
    In Luis v. United States, the Supreme Court held that pretrial restraint of untainted assets needed by a criminal defendant to retain counsel of choice violates the Sixth Amendment. But what about pretrial restraint of untainted assets not…
  • May 19

    Speedy Trial Clause Does Not Encompass Sentencing Delay

    Speedy Trial Clause Does Not Encompass Sentencing Delay
    This just in from the Supreme Court. The Sixth Amendment's Speedy Trial Clause does not apply to the time between conviction, via trial or guilty plea, and sentencing. Justice Ginsburg wrote the unanimous opinion. The Court noted that…
  • May 5

    NACDL/ILR Law & Policy Symposium - May 26th

    NACDL/ILR Law & Policy Symposium - May 26th
    NACDL and the US Chamber of Commerce have a Law & Policy Symposium on Thursday May 26, 2016 at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. The title of the program is "The Enforcement Maze: Over-Criminalizing American…
Rank this Week: 509

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/
  • May 25

    Polk County Teacher Allegedly Had Sex With 15-Year-Old Student

    Polk County Teacher Allegedly Had Sex With 15-Year-Old Student
    Polk County deputies have arrested a Polk County high school teacher for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old female student. The 34-year-old has been charged with three counts of sexual battery by custodian on a victim between 12 and 18…
  • May 6

    Florida Corrections Officer Accused of Molesting Toddler At Daycare

    Florida Corrections Officer Accused of Molesting Toddler At Daycare
    A state prison corrections officer was arrested this week after being accused of molesting a young girl at an Ormond Beach-area day care he co-owned. The girl, who is now 9 years old, told her mother about the alleged abuse in April 2015,…
  • May 5

    Orlando Officer Charged With DUI, Hit & Run In Manatee County

    Orlando Officer Charged With DUI, Hit & Run In Manatee County
    According to the Florida Highway Patrol, an officer with the Orlando Police Department was arrested this past weekend in Manatee County for DUI and hit-and-run.   FHP claims that on Saturday, troopers investigated a hit-and-run accident…
Rank this Week: 271

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 25

    Hillary, Donald and Bernie Open Thread

    Hillary, Donald and Bernie Open Thread
    I've had enough of the election for a while. I'm not particularly interested in Trump protests or Bernie Sanders' latest maneuvers. Or reports on Hillary's email. Here's an open thread to discuss the election. [[ This is a content summary…
  • May 25

    El Chapo's Lawyers Denied Extradition Document

    El Chapo's Lawyers Denied Extradition Document
    Some new developments in the extradition efforts against Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman: His lawyer Jose Refugio was refused permission to meet with El Chapo when he went to the Prison. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs refused to give his…
  • May 25

    All Four ISIS "Beatles" Guards Now Identified

    All Four ISIS "Beatles" Guards Now Identified
    All four of the brutal British prison guards of ISIS's foreign hostages known as the Beatles have now been identified. Here's an interview with the mother of the 4th one, El Shafee Elsheikh, identified a few days ago by the Washington…
Rank this Week: 3

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    YOU GOTTA BE KIDDING

    YOU GOTTA BE KIDDING
    A Las Vegas Judge ordered an assistant Public Defender handcuffed and placed in the box. The story is here. Zohra Bakhtary, a deputy public defender for three years, has spent at least one day a week for the past year inside…
  • May 23

    PD EXODUS

    PD EXODUS
    The relentless march of time and loss of legal talent continued this past week as PDs young and old, new and grizzled, gathered somewhere downtown to bid adieu to Stephen Kramer, Jay Kolsky and Bob Aaron. Along with the pending retirement of…
  • May 20

    JUDGE GIL FREEMAN RETIRES

    JUDGE GIL FREEMAN RETIRES
    Judge Gil Freeman had a retirement party this week. There was food, fun, frivolity, friendship and a good time had by all. Judge Freeman made a brief appearance in the REGJB as a "newish" judge and then repaired to Civil and Family…
Rank this Week: 109

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: 964

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2967

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
  • May 25

    Police Practice of Unlawfully Stopping Individuals to Check for Warrants Under Scrutiny by Supreme Court

    Police Practice of Unlawfully Stopping Individuals to Check for Warrants Under Scrutiny by Supreme Court
    The nation’s police seem to feel uncomfortable with the fact that they are now under constant scrutiny. The scrutiny they are under is not by their internal investigations departments or by their supervisory agencies, but by the…
  • May 20

    Appeal Court Says Rejects Mandatory Polygraph Exam for Sex Offender Treatment Program

    Appeal Court Says Rejects Mandatory Polygraph Exam for Sex Offender Treatment Program
    There are more than 10,000 registered sex offenders in the State of Colorado.   In 1992, lawmakers in Colorado created the Sex Offender Management Board (“SOMA”), charging it with the task of developing and implementing…
  • May 16

    Guide to Federal Espionage Laws and Charge

    Guide to Federal Espionage Laws and Charge
    The ugly mood of war gripped the nation on April 2, 1917 when President Woodrow Wilson sought from the U.S. Congress a declaration of war against Germany. Senator Charles Culberson of Texas and Representative Edwin Webb of North Carolina…
Rank this Week: 503

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Covers criminal defense and DUI issues in the Nashville, TN area. By Rob McKinney.

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • May 25

    Durham's Trespassing Complaint

    Durham's Trespassing Complaint
    The Tennessean's follow up story to the Nashville Scene reporter being arrested for trespass had an interesting side story. The Tennessean complained in the story about not getting a copy of the complaint after multiple requests by the paper.…
  • May 19

    Questions About the Criminal Justice System We Can't Answer

    Questions About the Criminal Justice System We Can't Answer
    The Marshall Project provides excellent commentary regarding the criminal justice system. A recent post was titled 13 Important Questions About  Criminal Justice We Can't Answer. Today's post focuses on one question. How many…
  • May 5

    Willaimson County Public defenders Take a Hiatu

    Willaimson County Public defenders Take a Hiatu
    I was in the Circuit Court for Williamson County , Tennessee recently. The court announced that the public defenders had requested not to be appointed to any new cases for a short period of time. The judges agreed and started to appoint local…
Rank this Week: 443

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 25

    Judge Recuses Himself from Case Involving Massachusetts State Trooper Accused in Drunk Driving Crash

    Judge Recuses Himself from Case Involving Massachusetts State Trooper Accused in Drunk Driving Crash
    Every drunk driving trial, especially ones involving a serious alcohol-related crash that resulted in a serious person injury, should be taken seriously.  Many of these cases will even make the news as a part of a brief public safety…
  • May 21

    Drunk Driver Alleged to Have Crashed into Verizon Picketer

    Drunk Driver Alleged to Have Crashed into Verizon Picketer
    As you drive through the City of Boston and other large metropolises like New York and Washington, DC, you are likely to see picketers marching with large signs and chanting outside a large downtown office building.  These picketers have…
  • May 19

    Boston Area High School Students Get a Lesson About Drunk Driving

    Boston Area High School Students Get a Lesson About Drunk Driving
    This is the time of year when schools are holding their proms, and students are out on the roads more than they have been in past months.  Aside from the many new teens getting their drivers’ licenses, the days are longer, and the…
Rank this Week: 3253

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Our blog touches on all types of criminal law topics.

http://www.sevenslegal.com/blog/
  • May 25

    Samantha Featured in Attorney Journal

    Samantha Featured in Attorney Journal
    The post Samantha Featured in Attorney Journal appeared first on Sevens Legal.
  • May 19

    Ex-Offenders and National Reentry Week

    Ex-Offenders and National Reentry Week
    April 24 to 30th marked National Reentry Week in every state across the US. While this weekly acknowledgement might mean little to those unfamiliar with the term “re-entry,” it meant everything to ex-offenders that are trying to…
  • May 11

    Reducing the Prison Population Incarcerated for Drug

    Reducing the Prison Population Incarcerated for Drug
    Drugs have been a part of all areas of American culture for years, including social and political. A large segment of the population seems to spend their time on the desire to get high! From looking at history, this isn’t a recent…
Rank this Week: 1136

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • May 25

    Sex trial on track for Bill Cosby

    Sex trial on track for Bill Cosby
    Based on allegations in Pennsylvania, Bill Cosby will face trial for sexual assault.  According to an article in the Washington Post, the criminal judge in Cosby’s case issued a ruling that the prosecutors in his case had enough…
  • May 18

    Orange Park resident arrested on Clay County sex battery and computer harassment charge

    Orange Park resident arrested on Clay County sex battery and computer harassment charge
    A man from Clay County has been accused of raping an incapacitated woman and subsequently posting pictures of the woman online.  According to an article in the Florida Times Union, the man knew the woman before the alleged incident,…
  • May 10

    Drug sweep operation in Nassau County results in twenty nine arrest

    Drug sweep operation in Nassau County results in twenty nine arrest
    Nassau County Sheriff’s Office recently launched a campaign to bust people for selling and possessing drugs in Fernandina Beach, Yulee and Hilliard.  According to a report in The Florida Times Union, “Operation…
Rank this Week: 1069

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • May 25

    Underage Drunk Driver Causes Serious Crash

    Underage Drunk Driver Causes Serious Crash
    As MYNorthwest.com reports, a recent car crash in the Seattle/Tacoma area saw four people transported to Harborview Medical Center with serious injuries. While it appears the crash occurred when one driver ran a red light, it is also believed…
  • Apr 26

    Supreme Court Debates Criminal Implied Consent Penaltie

    Supreme Court Debates Criminal Implied Consent Penaltie
    Is making drivers submit to a breath or blood test under the threat of criminal penalty a violation of their constitutional rights? As USA Today reports, that is the question that the Supreme Court of the United States mulled over last week…
  • Apr 20

    Attorney Jonathan Dichter Receives Endorsement from Fellow Attorney

    Attorney Jonathan Dichter Receives Endorsement from Fellow Attorney
    Just how effective are the DUI strategies employed here at Dichter Law Office? So effective that other attorneys consult the writings of Attorney Jonathan Dichter to win cases for their clients. This week, Jonathan received an endorsement…
Rank this Week: 3290

Wright & Weiner Blog

Wright & Weiner Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.nevadacriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • May 25

    How Do I Get a DUI Expunged From My Record?

    How Do I Get a DUI Expunged From My Record?
    It’s never a laughing matter. A conviction for DUI (Chapter 484C) will do much more than simply subject you to fines and possibly land you in jail. It will also appear on your criminal record, a place where it will remain in…
  • May 20

    Which States Share Criminal DUI Info?

    Which States Share Criminal DUI Info?
    You’ve had the proverbial one too many, and you’re ready to call it a night. While some in your position might think to call a cab, you reason that you don’t have far to go. You won’t be driving more than 15 miles at…
  • May 9

    When Does My DUI Suspension Start in Nevada?

    When Does My DUI Suspension Start in Nevada?
    You’ve done something stupid that you know you shouldn’t have done. You have driven under the influence of alcohol (Chapter 484C),and now you are about to lose your license. At this point, you have only one thought in mind:…
Rank this Week: 3805