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TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 18

    Memo to Trump: Don't Forget to Turn Off the Lights On Your Way Out

    Memo to Trump: Don't Forget to Turn Off the Lights On Your Way Out
    There is a hugely scathing (and in my view, pretty accurate) op-ed in today's New York Times by Frank Bruni, The Week When ... Trump Resigned. Bruni opines that Trump voluntarily abdicated the Oval Office on Tuesday: [More...]…
  • Aug 18

    White House Confirms Steve Bannon is Out

    White House Confirms Steve Bannon is Out
    Sarah Huckabee Sanders today at the press briefing: “White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly and Steve Bannon have mutually agreed today would be Steve’s last day. We are grateful for his service and wish him the best.” …
  • Aug 18

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    It's a jail day for me, which means an open thread day for you. All topics welcome, but please be civil. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 3

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

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

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    Do brain-science advancements, death-penalty debates point to need for third path on young adults and crime?

    Do brain-science advancements, death-penalty debates point to need for third path on young adults and crime?
    Our latest "Reasonably Suspicious" podcast segment, Death and Texas, has sparked a number of lively, behind-the-scenes discussions, so I thought I'd pull it out as a stand-alone and provide links to a number of related, relevant…
  • Aug 18

    More on limiting debtors prisons practice

    More on limiting debtors prisons practice
    The Texas Municipal Courts Education Center has issued a summary of new debtors-prison reform legislation (HB 351/SB 1923) as well as guidance related to various laws governing expunction of juvenile records. Check them out here.RELATED: In…
  • Aug 17

    End-of-summer reading list addition

    End-of-summer reading list addition
    Grits saw several academic offerings recently to which I hope to return soon as I close out my summer reading, so let's record those links here; maybe others will be interested in them as well:Amicus brief from scholars, Carpenter v. US…
Rank this Week: 42

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    Armed Robbery, Using a Computer to Commit a Crime and the Habitual Offender

    Armed Robbery, Using a Computer to Commit a Crime and the Habitual Offender
    This post examines a recent decision from the Court of Appeals of Michigan: People v. Washington, 2017 WL 3397494 (2017) (per curiam). The court begins the opinion, as courts usually do, by explaining how and why the prosecution…
  • Aug 16

    The Text Messages, Criminal Harassment and the Sufficiency of the Evidence

    The Text Messages, Criminal Harassment and the Sufficiency of the Evidence
    This post examines an opinion from the Appeals Court of Massachusetts:  Commonwealth v. Villaneuva, 92 Mass. App. Ct. 1101 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[f]ollowing a jury-waived trial, the defendant…
  • Aug 14

    Aggravated Indecent Exposure, Probation and the Internet Restriction

    Aggravated Indecent Exposure, Probation and the Internet Restriction
    This post examines a recent decision from the Court of Appeals of Michigan: People v. Wilson, 2017 WL 3197681 (2017) (per curiam). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatDefendant appeals, by delayed leave granted, certain probation…
Rank this Week: 716

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Aug 18

    Yeager on Digital Privacy and Probationer

    Yeager on Digital Privacy and Probationer
    Daniel B. Yeager (California Western School of Law) has posted Certain Certiorari: The Digital Privacy Rights of Probationers on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In a recent oral argument, a judge on the California Court of Appeal told me they...
  • Aug 18

    Bedi on Fourth Amendment Disclosure Doctrine

    Bedi on Fourth Amendment Disclosure Doctrine
    Monu Singh Bedi (DePaul University College of Law) has posted The Fourth Amendment Disclosure Doctrines (William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal: Symposium on Big Data and the Fourth Amendment, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The…
  • Aug 17

    Wilt on Civil Disobendience

    Wilt on Civil Disobendience
    Michael Patrick Wilt (Mercatus Center at George Mason University) has posted Civil Disobedience and the Rule of Law: Punishing 'Good' Lawbreaking in a New Era of Protest (George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal (CRLJ), Vol. 28, No.…
Rank this Week: 68

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Aug 18

    Crime in California, 2016

    Crime in California, 2016
    Last summer, we reported that the annual Crime in California report showed that crime in the formerly golden state was up across the board.  This year's report, which is 2016 data due to the reporting lag, is more mixed but...
  • Aug 18

    Civil Commitment of Juvenile Sexual Predator

    Civil Commitment of Juvenile Sexual Predator
    Yesterday the Washington Supreme Court decided In the Matter of the Detention of Troy Belcher, No. 93900-4:In 2011, at the age of 26, Troy Belcher was civilly committed as a sexually violent predator. In 2015, the superior court ordered…
  • Aug 18

    News Scan

    News Scan
    DC Sniper's Sentence Upheld:  Lee Boyd Malvo, serving six consecutive life without parole sentences for his participation in the 2003 sniper murders of 10 people, lost one of his bids for a reduced sentence Wednesday.  Alanna Durkin…
Rank this Week: 348

Denver DUI Attorney Blog

Denver DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DUI, DWAI, and motor vehicle hearings. By the Law Office of Monte J. Robbins, Esq.

http://www.denverduiattorneyblog.net/
  • Aug 18

    The Letter No One Wants: Colorado DMV is Extending Your Interlock Due to Violation

    The Letter No One Wants: Colorado DMV is Extending Your Interlock Due to Violation
    Picture yourself enjoying Colorado’s blue sky and sunshine and reaching into your mailbox to find this little “gem”: “Colorado Department of Revenue records indicate that your ignition interlock device has prevented…
  • Aug 8

    Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in Colorado: Law and Penaltie

    Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in Colorado: Law and Penaltie
    Before Colorado law enforcement searches a person’s premises, auto, or person, law enforcement may question the person as to whether or not the he/she has a needle or syringe that may prick/puncture/poke/stick the officer.  Law…
  • Aug 7

    No Bail for Some Colorado Domestic Violence and Stalking Cases Starts August 9, 2017

    No Bail for Some Colorado Domestic Violence and Stalking Cases Starts August 9, 2017
    Starting August 9, 2017 some people charged with domestic violence offenses or stalking will not be eligible for bail/bond under a new Colorado law.  As noted in the title of this post, the law only applies to some specific domestic…
Rank this Week: 3505

This Week's Florida Appeals Court…

This Week's Florida Appeals Court Decisions

Provides a summary of selected civil and criminal cases. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/florida-appeals-court-decisions/
Rank this Week: 1257

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 233

Brisk Legal Group

Brisk Legal Group

Covers criminal law and professional discipline.

http://www.brill-legal.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    The role of social media in domestic violence charge

    The role of social media in domestic violence charge
    Recently, accusations of domestic violence against two baseball players did not originate from the usual sources, such as a police report, video or court testimony. Rather, the sources of the allegations came from social media. Kristen Eck,…
  • Aug 11

    Male model faces rape charges for allegedly forcing himself on ‘wrong roommate’

    Male model faces rape charges for allegedly forcing himself on ‘wrong roommate’
    A male model is facing felony rape charges for allegedly raping a woman after he mistook her for her female roommate. Henry Romero, 30, apologized to the victim immediately after the alleged attack in a Manhattan apartment. She was a visitor…
  • Aug 4

    Art forger arrested again for selling fake Damien Hirst print

    Art forger arrested again for selling fake Damien Hirst print
    An art forger previously convicted of selling knock-off paintings was arrested again on June 14 just over two weeks after being released from prison on similar charges. He was indicted on 11 counts in New York State Supreme Court in…
Rank this Week: 2328

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 768

White Collar Wire

White Collar Wire

Covers news, cases, judicial opinions, practical tips and scholarly work regarding white-collar criminal and civil enforcement, grand jury investigations and regulatory compliance. By Jackson R. Sharman, III.

http://jacksharman.com/
  • Aug 18

    Gin Van, Joan Collins and Rare Earth

    Gin Van, Joan Collins and Rare Earth
    Friday is upon us, so a few notes about cocktails. Cocktail snobbery is suffering a (deserved) backlash, as Robert O. Simonson of the New York Times points out in When Bad Drinks Go Good: Just as the cocktail renaissance has brought…
  • Aug 15

    White-Collar Motive, Gun Crazy Movie

    White-Collar Motive, Gun Crazy Movie
    In 1950, producers Frank and Maurice King released Gun Crazy, a sometimes surreal Bonnie-and-Clyde story with an introverted, pacifist gun lover (Barton Tare, played by John Dall) and an English femme fatale sharpshooter …
  • Aug 14

    Search Warrants and Russia Raid

    Search Warrants and Russia Raid
    The execution of a search warrant on a residence owned by Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign director, raises some interesting questions.  Search warrants are rarely necessary in white-collar cases, yet their use…
Rank this Week: 1697

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

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

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Driver’s License Restoration: Eligibility Requirement

    Driver’s License Restoration: Eligibility Requirement
    In Michigan, we have some of the most severe laws in our country when it comes to the punishment of drivers that have lost their license. Today will be the first in a series of articles that will discuss the topic of Driver’s License…
  • Aug 16

    Are Child Protective Services Deemed a Government Actor?

    Are Child Protective Services Deemed a Government Actor?
    In Michigan, the issue of protecting children has always been at the forefront of our legal system and this is a theme that spans all of the way from the Michigan Bar Exam to the Michigan Supreme Court. While there is no question that…
  • Aug 14

    Juvenile (Younger than 17 Years of Age) and Shoplifting

    Juvenile (Younger than 17 Years of Age) and Shoplifting
    No parent wants to learn their child has been accused of shoplifting, however it isn’t uncommon for minors (those younger than 17) to commit this crime. It can be very enticing to a young girl to stick a tube of lipstick in her pocket…
Rank this Week: 607

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/
  • Aug 18

    New Jersey Media Examine “Toughness” of State DWI Law

    New Jersey Media Examine “Toughness” of State DWI Law
    The legal treatment of driving while intoxicated (DWI) varies from one state to another, with some states categorizing it as a criminal offense and others, including New Jersey, calling it a traffic or motor vehicle offense. Several recent…
  • Aug 17

    Federal Government Recommends Expanding Use of Ignition Interlock Devices in DWI Case

    Federal Government Recommends Expanding Use of Ignition Interlock Devices in DWI Case
    New Jersey law imposes a wide variety of penalties for the traffic offense of driving while intoxicated (DWI). Some of these penalties, like fines and jail time, are primarily punitive. Other penalties have the additional goal of public…
  • Jul 26

    New Jersey Appellate Division Addresses DWI Step-Down Provisions in Refusal Case

    New Jersey Appellate Division Addresses DWI Step-Down Provisions in Refusal Case
    New Jersey law imposes increasingly harsh penalties for subsequent convictions of driving while intoxicated (DWI) and refusal to submit to breath testing. Penalties for both offenses may include fines, a driver’s license suspension, and…
Rank this Week: 3000

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    New Arizona Fireworks Bill and Business Self Regulation

    New Arizona Fireworks Bill and Business Self Regulation
    Rebuilding My Family in Recovery: Addiction Survivors Discuss Mending Fences After Finding Lasting Sobriety Photo credit: Pixabay The excruciating pain of addiction isn’t limited to the person who’s abusing substances —…
  • May 25

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?
    After going through an accident that ends up with injuries, the victim will never know the full extent of their damages until some time has passed after the accident. Even if a person believes that their injury was minor, they could suffer…
  • May 5

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?
    Many people might find it difficult to go seek help for a mental disorder that they may have. Obtaining a diagnosis is the first step in receiving treatment. Going to a physician’s office may be the first step, but not the last.…
Rank this Week: 435

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    Can You Be Arrested for Having Drugs in Your System?

    Can You Be Arrested for Having Drugs in Your System?
    Most people are aware that they cannot legally possess controlled substances. Furthermore, they know that it is illegal to operate a vehicle while under the influence of illegal drugs. Fewer people know that they can be arrested for being…
  • Aug 15

    Can Casino Employees Detain Suspected Cheaters?

    Can Casino Employees Detain Suspected Cheaters?
    Casinos are big business in Nevada. This means that the state legislature has enacted numerous laws aimed at regulating and protecting the industry. Consequently, the penalties for cheating in a Vegas casino are harsh. People have been trying…
  • Aug 13

    5 Things To Do If You Are Wrongfully Accused of a Crime in Nevada

    5 Things To Do If You Are Wrongfully Accused of a Crime in Nevada
    Most people go through life without ever having any near-brushes with the law. They are unconcerned with the police except for the occasional traffic ticket. However, there is a small percentage of the population who will find themselves…
Rank this Week: 3564

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1491

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Aug 18

    NHTSA releases "Marijuana-Impaired Driving A Report to Congress"

    NHTSA releases "Marijuana-Impaired Driving A Report to Congress"
    Though dated July 2017, I believe the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has only just this week released this lengthy report titled "Marijuana-Impaired Driving A Report to Congress." The report's introduction…
  • Aug 17

    "Why a Drug Policy Organization Needs to Speak Out Against White Supremacy"

    "Why a Drug Policy Organization Needs to Speak Out Against White Supremacy"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable and provocative little commentary authored by Megan Farrington, who is the director of digital communications for the Drug Policy Alliance. Here is what Megan has to say: The drug war is a…
  • Aug 16

    Washington Gov and state AG respond forcefully to letter from AG Sessions about marijuana reform concern

    Washington Gov and state AG respond forcefully to letter from AG Sessions about marijuana reform concern
    As noted in this prior post, a few weeks ago US Attorney General Jeff Sessions sent letters to the leaders of states with recreational marijuana laws detailing troublesome data that, in the words of these letters, raised "serious…
Rank this Week: 1668

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 18

    Short Take: Cato Says What?

    Short Take: Cato Says What?
    Not being a libertarian, it’s quite possible that there’s a nuance here that eludes me. But it sure seems as if this is a contradiction in terms. It is not enough to be passively “not racist.” We must be actively…
  • Aug 18

    Who Bought The ACLU?

    Who Bought The ACLU?
    Ron Coleman, of the Slants fame, tried. He was all ready to take the plunge, after the American Civil Liberties Union found its groove again. So I went to the @aclu website. To join. And here’s what happened. > — Ron Coleman…
  • Aug 18

    Trust Me, I’m From The ABA

    Trust Me, I’m From The ABA
    It’s really quite a brilliant gambit. After all, it worked for the Southern Povery Law Center when they became the media’s go-to site to find out which groups were “hate groups.” That it was often disingenuously based…
Rank this Week: 35

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 565

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1893

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

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

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    JOSÉ RICARDO STOK A PROPÓSITO DE LAS CASAS DE CARTÓN

    JOSÉ RICARDO STOK A PROPÓSITO DE LAS CASAS DE CARTÓN
    http://elcomercio.pe/opinion/colaboradores/contraloria-juega-jose-ricardo-stok-noticia-451200 El autor, en los párrafos que comparto del artículo que pueden leer en el enlace precedente, nos ilustra sobre la “mano de…
  • Aug 17

    Alfredo Ferrero y los Centros Comerciales en las zonas de frontera

    Alfredo Ferrero y los Centros Comerciales en las zonas de frontera
    http://peru21.pe/opinion/alfredo-ferrero-regimen-fronteras-mas-que-mall-2293952 Alfredo Ferrero: Régimen fronteras, más que un mall El tema como ya deben haber colegido, es le tema de un gran Centro Comercial en…
  • Aug 16

    EL COMERCIO – EDITORIAL; GONZALO PORTOCARRERO

    EL COMERCIO – EDITORIAL; GONZALO PORTOCARRERO
    http://elcomercio.pe/opinion/columnistas/regreso-marxismo-gonzalo-portocarrero-noticia-450564 http://elcomercio.pe/opinion/editorial/editorial-noticia-450583 No me sorprende el Editorial del Decano, si por la derecha fuera los…
Rank this Week: 2817

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
  • Aug 18

    How an Attorney Qualifies an Expert Witne

    How an Attorney Qualifies an Expert Witne
    Attorney Miles Mason talks about qualifying someone as an expert witness. How does he demonstrate an accountant’s training, experience, and credentials so that the court will permit him or her to testify as an expert?
  • Aug 15

    Calculating Income in Divorce Case

    Calculating Income in Divorce Case
    There are four widely recognized methods of calculating income in divorce cases. These four methods have been developed for use by the Internal Revenue Service in calculating unreported income in tax cases, and are the primary ways a…
  • Aug 10

    Calculating Lost Profits in Litigation

    Calculating Lost Profits in Litigation
    In the below video, Tracy Coenen talks about three common methods that are used to calculate lost profits in commercial litigation: the before and after approach, the yardstick approach, and hypothetical profits. In general, these methods are…
Rank this Week: 59

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/
  • Aug 18

    The Real World

    The Real World
    Karen Bradshaw, Settling for Natural Resource Damages, 40 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 211 (2016). James W. Coleman, How Cheap Is Corporate Talk? Comparing Companies’ Comments on Regulations with Their Securities Disclosures, 40 Harv. Envtl.…
  • Aug 17

    Democracy Unchained

    Democracy Unchained
    K. Sabeel Rahman, Private Power, Public Values: Regulating Social Infrastructure in a Changing Economy, 39 Cardozo L. Rev. 5 (forthcoming, 2017), available at SSRN. Frank Pasquale In the mid-2000s, digital activists spearheaded the…
  • Aug 16

    The Discreet Charm of Conveyancing on the Blockchain

    The Discreet Charm of Conveyancing on the Blockchain
    Jeanne L. Schroeder, Bitcoin and the Uniform Commercial Code, 24 U. Miami Bus. L. Rev. 1 (2016). Anna Gelpern When Adam Levitin and I taught The Law of Money seminar a year ago, not one student chose to write about bitcoin. We congratulated…
Rank this Week: 533

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

Covers immigration policies and criminal defense law in Austin, Texas.

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Aug 18

    Crimes Against Police – Deputy is Shot Dead in Baytown

    Crimes Against Police – Deputy is Shot Dead in Baytown
    Crimes against police are seldom far from the headlines in Texas after a tragedy last year and a move to make acts of violence against first responders hate crimes. In April, another police officer lost his life when a Harris… Read…
  • Aug 17

    Texas Exonerations Are Again the Highest in the Nation

    Texas Exonerations Are Again the Highest in the Nation
    Texas exonerations were again the highest in the nation last year. In many cases, defendants were convicted of a crime that didn’t happen. A report issued earlier this year found the number of people exonerated in the United States…
  • Aug 16

    R Visas for Religious Worker

    R Visas for Religious Worker
    Many people are unaware that religious workers can qualify for short-term R visas to work in the United States. According to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), an R-1 visa holder is a foreign national who arrives in the…
Rank this Week: 3499

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/
  • Aug 18

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    The violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia, when counter-protesters clashed with hate groups demonstrating in opposition to the city’s removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee is one of the biggest news stories of the…
  • Aug 17

    The Rape Shield Statute: Its Limitations and Recent Application

    The Rape Shield Statute: Its Limitations and Recent Application
    North Carolina adopted a rule in 1979 to limit the introduction of evidence about the sexual behavior of an alleged victim in criminal trials for rape and other sexual offenses. Before that so-called rape shield rule was enacted, evidence of…
  • Aug 15

    State v. Huddy and the Community Caretaking Exception

    State v. Huddy and the Community Caretaking Exception
    Huddy, ___N.C. App. ___, 799 S.E.2d 650 (April 18, 2017) was decided earlier this year and reversed the trial court’s denial of a motion to suppress. A unanimous Court of Appeals found that the search of the defendant’s home was…
Rank this Week: 381

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/
  • Aug 17

    Sex offender supervision unit ending in WV

    Sex offender supervision unit ending in WV
    8-18-17 West Virginia: HUNTINGTON - West Virginia's intensive supervision office, which employs dozens of officers who have spent nearly a decade herding hundreds of sex offenders, will end in September. The termination of the ISO program…
  • Aug 17

    Committee recommends eliminating residency restrictions for sex offender

    Committee recommends eliminating residency restrictions for sex offender
    8-17-17 Ohio: COLUMBUS (WCMH) – A proposed change to Ohio’s Criminal Code could eliminate residency restrictions for sex offenders. The Criminal Justice Recodification Committee has finished reviewing Ohio’s extensive criminal code…
  • Aug 14

    Sex offenders helping pay for record keeping

    Sex offenders helping pay for record keeping
    8-15-17 Wyoming: A statute passed by the 2017 Wyoming Legislature is aimed at helping pay to monitor sex offenders. Beginning July 1, 2017, additions or deletions to addresses, registrations of vehicles, phones, etc., will require a…
Rank this Week: 17

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal defense.

http://gregoryandwaldo.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    Pedestrian Rights in Nevada

    Pedestrian Rights in Nevada
    The post Pedestrian Rights in Nevada appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. While every Nevada pedestrian does have rights, they may not be exactly what people believe. To make matters worse, not all drivers are entirely certain…
  • Aug 1

    Do I Need to Hire an Attorney if I Plan to Plead Guilty?

    Do I Need to Hire an Attorney if I Plan to Plead Guilty?
    The post Do I Need to Hire an Attorney if I Plan to Plead Guilty? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. Well, now you think they’ve got you dead to rights. There’s no way out of the mess you’re in, and pleading…
  • Jul 12

    Can A Personal Injury Attorney Make a Difference In My Case?

    Can A Personal Injury Attorney Make a Difference In My Case?
    The post Can A Personal Injury Attorney Make a Difference In My Case? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. If you have suffered a personal injury through no fault of your own and intend to seek compensation, it’s easy to…
Rank this Week: 1682

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    Public Defenders Are Effective Attorneys for Those Who Qualify

    Public Defenders Are Effective Attorneys for Those Who Qualify
    Anyone who has taken middle school civics, or who has ever seen a cop show on TV, knows the 6th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees those who are accused of a crime have the right to be represented by a lawyer in all critical phases…
  • Jun 18

    Drug Court can help some offenders avoid jailtime

    Drug Court can help some offenders avoid jailtime
    Thankfully, the criminal justice system recognizes that crimes related to drugs and alcohol are oftentimes rooted in the disease of addiction and offers a respite in a program called Drug Court. If successfully completed, Drug Court helps…
  • May 2

    Pre-Trial programs can help offenders avoid conviction

    Pre-Trial programs can help offenders avoid conviction
    Everybody makes mistakes. For some people, those mistakes bring them into conflict with the law. Thankfully, Florida law recognizes that, in some cases, offenders deserve a second chance. In Pensacola, Milton, Fort Walton, Destin, and all…
Rank this Week: 1655

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    Asia-Pacific Countries – Death Penalty Status, Population, etc

    Asia-Pacific Countries – Death Penalty Status, Population, etc
    Source: Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (18 August 2017)https://adpan.org/2017/08/17/asia-pacific-countries-death-penalty-status-population-etc/ASIA-PACIFIC COUNTRIES – Death Penalty Abolition StatusASIAEastern AsiaChina…
  • Jul 28

    Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian

    Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian
    Source: Reuters (28 July 2017)https://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-execution-idUSKBN1AD10OJAKARTA (Reuters) - The office of Indonesia's ombudsman has unearthed evidence of rights violations in the execution of a Nigerian drug convict…
  • Jul 28

    Japan executions: Inside the secretive, efficient death chamber

    Japan executions: Inside the secretive, efficient death chamber
    Source: News.com.auhttp://www.news.com.au/world/asia/japan-executions-inside-the-secretive-efficient-death-chambers/news-story/e650b790265fcf2dafc2f8ba9fa1e52fTHERE are polished floors, clean surroundings and symbolic statues.But this place…
Rank this Week: 941

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    Injury Crash on I-15 mp 196, near Idaho/Montana border

    Injury Crash on I-15 mp 196, near Idaho/Montana border
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
  • Aug 17

    Fatality crash US95 MP441 near Chilco

    Fatality crash US95 MP441 near Chilco
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur…
  • Aug 17

    Fatality Crash Northbound I15 Near Idaho Fall

    Fatality Crash Northbound I15 Near Idaho Fall
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
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Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Aug 17

    Teilung der Erbschaft: Zuteilung von Losen

    Teilung der Erbschaft: Zuteilung von Losen
    In seinem Urteil vom 22. Juni 2017 (5A_396/2015) behandelt das Bundesgericht Fragen zur Zuweisung von Losen im Zusammenhang mit einer Erbteilung. Sind die Voraussetzungen für die Bildung von solchen Losen erfüllt und können…
  • Aug 14

    MWST: Konsultativgremium

    MWST: Konsultativgremium
    Die Eidgenössische Steuerverwaltung (ESTV) hat Ende Juli 2017 die ersten Entwürfe zur Änderung der MWST-Info 07 Steuerbemessung und Steuersätze sowie der MWST-Branchen Info 08 Hotel- und Gastgewerbe publik gemacht. Zu den…
  • Aug 1

    Retrozessionen: Verjährung der Herausgabeansprüche auf Versicherungsprämien

    Retrozessionen: Verjährung der Herausgabeansprüche auf Versicherungsprämien
    Das Bundesgericht hat mehrmals bestätigt, dass ein Beauftragter im Rahmen des Auftragsverhältnisses alle von Dritten erhaltenen Retrozessionen, die in einem inneren Zusammenhang zur Auftragsausführung stehen dem Auftraggeber…
Rank this Week: 2545

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    What are the Criminal Penalties for Driving Uninsured in Massachusetts?

    What are the Criminal Penalties for Driving Uninsured in Massachusetts?
    In MA, drivers are required to carry liability insurance. The minimum requirements are $20,000 per person for bodily injury, $40,000 per accident for bodily injury, $8,000 for personal injury protection, and $5,000 to cover property damages…
  • Aug 17

    What is the Difference Between Indecent Assault and Aggravated Sexual Assault in MA?

    What is the Difference Between Indecent Assault and Aggravated Sexual Assault in MA?
    Sexual assault is a serious crime, and MA punishes it harshly. It is loosely defined as the unwanted and offensive sexual touching of another. The type of touching can vary widely; forced penetration is one form of sexual assault, but so is…
  • Aug 15

    Day Care Worker Facing Charges After Child Dies in Parked Van

    Day Care Worker Facing Charges After Child Dies in Parked Van
    A horrific tragedy earlier this month reminds us that a vehicle can quickly become deadly on a hot day. Last week, the body of three-year-old Myles Hill was discovered in a parked van at the Little Miracles Academy day care center in Orlando.…
Rank this Week: 1256

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Aug 17

    SAVING YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE: THE ILLINOIS PETITION TO RESCIND

    SAVING YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE: THE ILLINOIS PETITION TO RESCIND
    When you are arrested for DUI, the Secretary of State automatically suspends your driver’s license for a certain time period. However, you may still try to challenge the suspension so you may drive. If you challenge the suspension, your…
  • Aug 17

    SAVING YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE: THE ILLINOIS PETITION TO RESCIND

    SAVING YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE: THE ILLINOIS PETITION TO RESCIND
    When you are arrested for DUI, the Secretary of State automatically suspends your driver’s license for a certain time period. However, you may still try to challenge the suspension so you may drive. If you challenge the suspension, your…
  • Jul 27

    I WAS CAUGHT SWITCHING SAMPLES IN MY DRUG TEST WHAT CAN HAPPEN?

    I WAS CAUGHT SWITCHING SAMPLES IN MY DRUG TEST WHAT CAN HAPPEN?
    You were convicted for a drug-related DUI. As part of your sentence, you must submit to random drug testing. You knew you couldn’t pass, so you switched your urine sample with a friend’s. Somehow, the probation officer figured it…
Rank this Week: 1791

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Aug 17

    Why Do This Job?: Reflections on my 1,000th CLE Talk

    Why Do This Job?: Reflections on my 1,000th CLE Talk
    Greetings from the Cordele, Georgia, Cracker Barrel. I am out and about and doing some client interviews today. Yesterday, I spoke to a group of law students about criminal defense. As is often the case, I was the only private practitioner on…
  • Jun 21

    The Self Talk Treadmill

    The Self Talk Treadmill
    I’m off to Baltimore for a Federal sentencing conference. But I’m still looking back to last week’s coaching certification class for my son’s clay shooting team. And I wanted to share another life lesson from that…
  • Jun 19

    Look at Your Approach and not Just Your Result

    Look at Your Approach and not Just Your Result
    I spent last Friday and Saturday in a certification class so that I can be an assistant coach on my son’s clay shooting team for the upcoming season. The class consisted of a classroom component and a hands-on component at a local…
Rank this Week: 3735

Federal Criminal Law Center

Federal Criminal Law Center

Covers criminal law news and cases. By The Law Firm of Shein & Brandenburg.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    What is a Pre-Sentence Report?

    What is a Pre-Sentence Report?
    A pre-sentence report is provided to a court before the sentencing of someone who has offended criminal rights. These reports are prepared by probation officers between a person’s conviction and the date that is set for sentencing. The…
  • Aug 8

    What is Kate’s Law?

    What is Kate’s Law?
    Kate’s Law (also known as the Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015) was named after Kate Steinle, a young woman who was murdered in San Francisco by a man who had previously been deported from the United…
  • Jul 27

    Five Most Common Instances of Food Stamp Fraud

    Five Most Common Instances of Food Stamp Fraud
    Many individuals associate fraud with large amount of money and elaborate schemes, but food stamp fraud is an offense that has received increased focus in recent years. The state of Georgia takes significant efforts to enforce violations…
Rank this Week: 4589

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

Covers Kentucky family, criminal and business law. By Gatlin Voelker, PLLC.

http://www.gatlinvoelker.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    Can polygraph test results be used in your favor?

    Can polygraph test results be used in your favor?
    Most readers would agree that family life, in general, can get very messy at times. In fact, the face of family life in America has vastly changed through recent decades. It's no longer a given that households contain married mothers...
  • Aug 10

    Making the most of your divorce mediation?

    Making the most of your divorce mediation?
    If you and your spouse have decided that divorce is the best option to solve relationship conflict, you may have already considered mediation. With an objective point-of-view intervening in important decisions and offering a neutral…
  • Aug 7

    What is drug court?

    What is drug court?
    In Kentucky, if you are charged with a drug-related crime, you may have the option to attend Drug Court. At Gatlin Voelker PLLC, we often work with people who are going through Drug Court. Not everyone will get this option,...
Rank this Week: 1588

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
  • Aug 17

    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas?

    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas?
    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas? Deferred adjudication in Texas is an alternative to jail or prison time and is a form of community supervision (probation) that is allowed under Code of Criminal Procedure 42A.101 through…
  • Aug 16

    Using a Fake ID in Texas: A Look at the Criminal Consequence

    Using a Fake ID in Texas: A Look at the Criminal Consequence
    Go to any college town in Texas, and there’s a high likelihood many students will have a fake ID tucked in their purse or pocket. In fact, it may be the one thing they never leave home without. While a fake ID may be an…
  • Aug 10

    12 Things I Learned From My Summer Internship

    12 Things I Learned From My Summer Internship
    Breaking into the workforce straight from college is almost impossible, which is why internships are so valuable. Fortunately, I was able to land an internship this summer at the Fort Worth law firm of Varghese Summersett. Granted, my dad is…
Rank this Week: 2197

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas?

    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas?
    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas? Deferred adjudication in Texas is an alternative to jail or prison time and is a form of community supervision (probation) that is allowed under Code of Criminal Procedure 42A.101 through…
  • Aug 16

    Using a Fake ID in Texas: A Look at the Criminal Consequence

    Using a Fake ID in Texas: A Look at the Criminal Consequence
    Go to any college town in Texas, and there’s a high likelihood many students will have a fake ID tucked in their purse or pocket. In fact, it may be the one thing they never leave home without. While a fake ID may be an…
  • Aug 10

    12 Things I Learned From My Summer Internship

    12 Things I Learned From My Summer Internship
    Breaking into the workforce straight from college is almost impossible, which is why internships are so valuable. Fortunately, I was able to land an internship this summer at the Fort Worth law firm of Varghese Summersett. Granted, my dad is…
Rank this Week: 2031

California Criminal Defense and…

California Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Law Blog

By the Law Offices of Bamieh & Erickson, PLC.

http://www.bamieherickson.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    What is Community Property in a Divorce in California?

    What is Community Property in a Divorce in California?
    Going through a divorce is one of the most difficult and confusing things that can happen in your life. Not only are emotions heightened and fluctuating, but there are endless logistical nightmares to deal with as well—property…
  • Aug 15

    Can I Get a Divorce in California If My Spouse Cheated on Me?

    Can I Get a Divorce in California If My Spouse Cheated on Me?
    Divorce can be an extremely emotional and painful experience no matter what the circumstances. Those feelings can be magnified tenfold if the divorce involved infidelity. According to the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy,…
  • Aug 14

    The Most Common Types of Crimes in Santa Barbara

    The Most Common Types of Crimes in Santa Barbara
    It might come as a surprise to some California residents that Santa Barbara’s crime rate is 10 percent higher than the California average and 17 percent higher than the national average. A higher crime rate can also mean a higher rate…
Rank this Week: 801

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 17

    Armed Robbery of a Gas Station in Massachusett

    Armed Robbery of a Gas Station in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts armed robbery case, a defendant appealed his conviction for armed robbery while masked. The case arose from an armed robbery of a gas station. The defendant, a regular customer, came in at 9 p.m. and bought $10…
  • Aug 4

    Proof of Domestic Violence with a Dangerous Weapon in Massachusett

    Proof of Domestic Violence with a Dangerous Weapon in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts criminal case, a defendant appealed after being convicted of rape, assault, and battery with a dangerous weapon. The case arose when the defendant started dating the victim, and the victim moved into his apartment,…
  • Jul 27

    Prescription Drug OUI in Massachusett

    Prescription Drug OUI in Massachusett
    In a 2017 Massachusetts appellate case, the defendant appealed from convictions for operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs (M.G. L. c. 90, § 24(1)(a)(1)) and negligent operation of a motor vehicle (M.G. L. c. 90, §…
Rank this Week: 662

Wisconsin Criminal Defense -…

Wisconsin Criminal Defense - Defending Your Innocence

Plain talk about Wisconsin's criminal laws and OWI DUI laws, Wisconsin courts, the legal system & the application and effect of Wisconsin's laws on people. By Amber Ritschard, Jonas Bednarek and David Saperstein.

http://defendingyourinnocence.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    How to get premium vpn for free for lifetime

    How to get premium vpn for free for lifetime
    Vpn Master Pro 100% free VPN with the outstanding result with using of this vpn we can easily connect our connection to any country. Every VPN have a paid version to connect country of your choice but Master VPN Pro have free access to the…
  • Aug 17

    Top 5 Tips on How to Prepare your Essay with the Help of a Sample Admission Essay

    Top 5 Tips on How to Prepare your Essay with the Help of a Sample Admission Essay
    Top 5 Tips on How to Prepare your Essay with the Help of a Sample Admission EssayWe are inspired to think when we read something very stimulating. That is why using a sample essay to make your own admission essay is a good idea. The ideas,…
  • Aug 15

    Situs Taruhan Bola Online

    Situs Taruhan Bola Online
    V88 adalah situs judi bola yang besar bukan agen online biasa, v88 mencakup permainan judi ibcbet (maxbet), CMDbet, Opus casino, permainan judi live casino, judi poker (Dewapoker/IDN Play).V88 mengunakan sistem walet yang canggih.…
Rank this Week: 2129

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    Your Rights as a Passenger Injured in a Georgia Auto Wreck

    Your Rights as a Passenger Injured in a Georgia Auto Wreck
    Passengers are often victims of car or truck accidents in Georgia. Usually, passengers have no control over a wreck that left them injured so may have rights to file a claim against a number of parties. The fact a passenger is unlikely to be…
  • Aug 14

    Why Traffic Deaths Are Rising Across the United State

    Why Traffic Deaths Are Rising Across the United State
    Cars are safer than they used to be and have additional features like electronic stability features and airbags while millions of dollars have been spent on driver education. However, traffic deaths are rising notwithstanding these…
  • Aug 11

    Trucking Industry Defeats New Rules to Keep Tired Truck Drivers off the Road

    Trucking Industry Defeats New Rules to Keep Tired Truck Drivers off the Road
    Tired truck drivers cause some terrible crashes on the roads of Georgia. However, fewer people are aware that regulations intended to improve the problem were defeated last year. The scuppering of new rules to keep tired truckers off the road…
Rank this Week: 199

Jachimowicz Law Group Blog

Jachimowicz Law Group Blog

Covers injuries, criminal defense, DUI, employment and workers compensation.

http://www.jachlawgroup.com/san-jose-law-blog
  • Aug 17

    Distractions Dangerous for Drivers and Pedestrian

    Distractions Dangerous for Drivers and Pedestrian
    Despite efforts at raising awareness through public safety campaigns, distracted driving continues to be a problem in San Jose and throughout the U.S. The lure of sending texts, emails, checking social media, and taking pictures is…
  • Aug 15

    What Can a California Restraining Order Do?

    What Can a California Restraining Order Do?
    If you have been served with a restraining order in California (also sometimes referred to as a protective order) you likely have a lot of questions. While an experienced criminal defense lawyer can answer each and every one of your…
  • Aug 14

    Drowsy Driving a Leading Factor in Truck Accident

    Drowsy Driving a Leading Factor in Truck Accident
    Most of us occasionally suffer the effects of insomnia. If you have to go to work the next day, not getting enough sleep can have a definite impact on your job performance and productivity. For truck drivers in particular, a lack of rest and…
Rank this Week: 1549

The Law Offices of John J. Zarych…

The Law Offices of John J. Zarych Legal Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.johnzarych.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    What are the Penalties for Illegal Possession of Prescription Drugs in Atlantic City?

    What are the Penalties for Illegal Possession of Prescription Drugs in Atlantic City?
    Having a prescription drug without a lawful prescription can get you in serious trouble in New Jersey. There are even more serious penalties for drug distribution crimes. If you were arrested for drug possession for prescription drugs, you…
  • Aug 16

    The Dangers of Incompetent Defense Attorney

    The Dangers of Incompetent Defense Attorney
    TaiChin Preyor faced capital punishment in Texas for a 2004 murder charge. On July 27th, the execution was carried-out, despite Preyor’s claims that his attorneys were incompetent. This raises the question of what legal incompetence…
  • Aug 14

    What Are the Penalties for Solicitation of Prostitution in New Jersey?

    What Are the Penalties for Solicitation of Prostitution in New Jersey?
    In an effort to stop prostitution, most police departments and prosecutors focus their efforts on arresting and prosecuting the “johns” who hire prostitutes. While they may arrest and try prostitutes, too, many efforts to stop the…
Rank this Week: 1674