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Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

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

    Be careful what you Tweet for...

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

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

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

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

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?
    Salvador Cisneros came to the United States to realize the American dream, and part of his dream might have ranged from fondling breasts in public to joining the mile high club. Having been discovered in the United States without permission…
Rank this Week: 4608

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    DUI 1st Offense in Michgan - Not the end of your World

    DUI 1st Offense in Michgan - Not the end of your World
    As a Michigan DUI and driver's license restoration lawyer, I handle the whole gamut of drunk driving and driver's license related work, from 1st, 2nd and 3rd (felony) drinking and driving offenses, to restoring driver's licenses for people…
  • Jan 30

    So you want to win back your Drivers License?

    So you want to win back your Drivers License?
    Every day, pretty much everything I do is DUI and driver's license related. In some DUI cases, I meet with people who are in the middle of a troubled relationship to alcohol. A man called my office the other day...
  • Jan 26

    What went Wrong with your Driver's License Appeal?

    What went Wrong with your Driver's License Appeal?
    "Do-it-yourself" is a great idea when it comes to some things, but it's a recipe for disaster when it comes to others. A "do-it-yourself" driver's license restoration appeal is usually a disaster. As a Michigan driver's…
Rank this Week: 108

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

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

    2015.27: Stalin is Smiling

    2015.27: Stalin is Smiling
    I don’t think I’d heard of Brad Spangler before today, when this popped up in my feed reader: The following message was posted on Facebook, allegedly from Brad Spangler, and I find it difficult to believe. If someone out there…
  • Jan 23

    2015.26: Standard Disclaimers Always Apply

    2015.26: Standard Disclaimers Always Apply
    “Let me state boldly; I am against sexual assault. But…” “I am against revenge porn. But…” “I am not a supporter of crime or criminals.…” Of course you are against all the bad things.…
  • Jan 20

    2015.25: Deceivers and Truth-Teller

    2015.25: Deceivers and Truth-Teller
    The question comes up time and again: should lawyers portray the legal system as some wish it were, or as it really is? Those who think we should portray the legal system as they wish it were—an accurate instrument for … Continue…
Rank this Week: 132

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/
  • Jan 24

    "Court to rule on lethal-injection protocol"

    "Court to rule on lethal-injection protocol"
    Lyle Denniston has this report at ScotusBlog, commenting on Friday's grants of certiorari: Because the Court did not rewrite the questions spelled out in the inmates’ petition, it may be assumed that it intends to review all of them.…
  • Jan 23

    Hughes on Decriminalization and Stigma

    Hughes on Decriminalization and Stigma
    Jula Hughes (University of New Brunswick Faculty of Law) has posted From Abortions to Sex Work: What Decriminalization Can Teach Us About Stigma in Criminal Law on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper pursues the idea that decriminalization…
  • Jan 23

    Ruben on Prosecutors Reading Inmate-Attorney Email

    Ruben on Prosecutors Reading Inmate-Attorney Email
    Brandon Parker Ruben has posted Should the Medium Affect the Message? Legal and Ethical Implications of Prosecutors Reading Inmate-Attorney Email (Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The attorney-client privilege…
Rank this Week: 2628

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/
  • Jan 24

    Injury Crash On Interstate 15 Near Fort Hall

    Injury Crash On Interstate 15 Near Fort Hall
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Jan 24

    Slick Conditions NB I15 Between Fort Hall and Blackfoot

    Slick Conditions NB I15 Between Fort Hall and Blackfoot
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Jan 24

    Fatal Crash in Middleton

    Fatal Crash in Middleton
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 4040

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
  • Jan 24

    FEDERAL WIRE AND MAIL FRAUD CHARGES USED TO BEEF UP INDICTMENTS

    FEDERAL WIRE AND MAIL FRAUD CHARGES USED TO BEEF UP INDICTMENTS
    Federal prosecutors often use charges of mail fraud and wire fraud to add onto indictments alleging other complex, substantive crimes. This devious strategy is often used […]
  • Jan 22

    FEDERAL PROSECUTIONS INCREASING FOR HEALTH CARE FRAUD

    FEDERAL PROSECUTIONS INCREASING FOR HEALTH CARE FRAUD
    Whenever we are contacted by potential clients who have been contacted by federal investigators our immediate advice is that they do not speak to investigators until […]
  • Jan 21

    WILLFUL IGNORANCE NO DEFENSE FOR FEDERAL MONEY LAUNDERING

    WILLFUL IGNORANCE NO DEFENSE FOR FEDERAL MONEY LAUNDERING
    Money laundering prosecutions have escalated over the past decade with some devastating effects. Individuals and businesses who have handled “dirty money” can be charged and convicted […]
Rank this Week: 1033

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Officer DS's memo book were marked for identification

    Officer DS's memo book were marked for identification
    The first questions for you to determine are whether the condition of the bus steps at the point where plaintiff fell were such that the common carrier, through its employer, the bus driver, should have reasonably anticipated unusual danger…
  • Jan 18

    After the examination, the patient was put to bed...cont

    After the examination, the patient was put to bed...cont
    On the trial of the issue joined the jury returned a special finding that in 1862 the insured fell from a tree, was injured, but not seriously, and that its effects passed away without subsequently affecting her health. The fact that the…
  • Jan 16

    After the examination, the patient was put to bed...cont

    After the examination, the patient was put to bed...cont
    On the evening of February 21, 1884, the insured took at his own house a lesson in fencing, with foils. His body was protected by a thickly-padded buckskin jacket, fitting closely and high about his neck, and his face was shielded by a visor,…
Rank this Week: 1299

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

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

    Money Laundering in New York

    Money Laundering in New York
    Money laundering statutes make it a crime to transfer money derived from almost any criminal activity (including organized crime, white-collar offenses, and drug transactions) into seemingly legitimate channels, in an attempt to disguise the…
  • Jan 22

    Insurance Fraud in the Fifth through First Degree...cont

    Insurance Fraud in the Fifth through First Degree...cont
    Health care criminal fraud in the fourth degree under New York Penal Law S 177.10 states that: A person is guilty of health care fraud in the fourth degree when such person, on one or more occasions, commits the...
  • Jan 20

    Insurance Fraud in the Fifth through First Degree

    Insurance Fraud in the Fifth through First Degree
    Fraud is stealing, which is a crime, and it is a crime that affects everyone. When people commit health care fraud crimes, those actions contribute to rising costs of health care. Reducing health care fraud and abuse can help contain...
Rank this Week: 1021

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/
  • Jan 24

    Plan to add human traffickers to sex offender list advance

    Plan to add human traffickers to sex offender list advance
    1-24-2015 South Dakota: PIERRE — A proposal that would require convicted human traffickers to register as sex offenders would help fight a dangerous threat to the state, Attorney General Marty Jackley told a Senate committee on Thursday…
  • Jan 24

    New Oklahoma Bills affecting state sex offender

    New Oklahoma Bills affecting state sex offender
    1-24-2015 Oklahoma: It appears there are 29 new bills affecting something to do with sex offenses and or offenders, of those 6 (six) are problematic. They are:HB-1615 Motor vehicles; directing the Department of Public Safety to issue…
  • Jan 22

    Bronx Pols Call for Ban on Sex Offenders at Family Homeless Shelter

    Bronx Pols Call for Ban on Sex Offenders at Family Homeless Shelter
    1-22-2015 New York: A group of politicians on Friday will call for a ban on sex offenders from family homeless shelters after a child molester and a rapist were found to be living in a Bronx facility. State Senator Jeff Klein has drafted a…
Rank this Week: 39

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jan 24

    How Long Will it Take for My Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case to Finish?

    How Long Will it Take for My Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case to Finish?
    Across the great state of Georgia, many families, businesses, and individuals have been experiencing tough financial times due to the ongoing economic recession.  Our office receives daily calls from Georgians who are interested in…
  • Jan 10

    What is Credit Counseling and Debtor Education?

    What is Credit Counseling and Debtor Education?
    When Georgians file for a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy application, they must fulfill a requirement called debtor education and they also complete mandatory credit counseling.  The purpose of these two requirements is to help…
  • Jan 10

    My Bankruptcy Attorney is Ignoring Me – What Can I Do?

    My Bankruptcy Attorney is Ignoring Me – What Can I Do?
    In Georgia, many families and small business owners have made an important New Year’s Resolution – to get financially fit in 2015.  If you are carrying a significant debt burden and your income is not keeping pace with your…
Rank this Week: 2020

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jan 24

    Another remarkable exoneration thanks only to NC Innocence Inquiry Commission

    Another remarkable exoneration thanks only to NC Innocence Inquiry Commission
    On this blog, I typically do not extensively cover or frequently discuss exonerations and criminal appeals based on actual innocence claims because, as some may know, I fear guilt/innocence concerns can at times distort sentencing procedures…
  • Jan 23

    Eight years after Baze, Supreme Court takes up another lethal injection challenge

    Eight years after Baze, Supreme Court takes up another lethal injection challenge
    As reported in this new USA Today piece, taking up a "case that could have broad implications for hundreds of death row inmates, the Supreme Court will consider whether a drug protocol used in recent lethal injections violates the…
  • Jan 23

    "Where Do We Go from Here? Mass Incarceration and the Struggle for Civil Rights"

    "Where Do We Go from Here? Mass Incarceration and the Struggle for Civil Rights"
    The title of this post is the title of this recent essay by Robynn J.A. Cox from the Economic Policy Institute. Here is the essay's executive summary: On the surface, crime and punishment appear to be unsophisticated matters. After all,...
Rank this Week: 148

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

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

    Class Action Lawsuit Continues Against Family Court Judge

    Class Action Lawsuit Continues Against Family Court Judge
    A group of fathers in New Jersey have banded together to bring a class action lawsuit against five family court judges. They allege their constitutional rights were violated by orders made by these judges that deprived them of a relationship…
  • Jan 9

    A Clever Way to Collect Child Support

    A Clever Way to Collect Child Support
    Getting an order for child support is the first step and thankfully, for many children, also the last. Unfortunately, there are too many cases where a child support order is not worth the paper it’s written on because the paying parent…
  • Jan 7

    Ex-Wife Refuses to Cash Cheque for $975 Million Dollar

    Ex-Wife Refuses to Cash Cheque for $975 Million Dollar
    You may have read the headlines last fall concerning the divorce of billionaire Harold Hamm in Oklahoma. Mr. Hamm is the CEO and majority shareholder of Continental Resources Inc., a company branded as “America’s Oil…
Rank this Week: 271

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/
Rank this Week: 203

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    Grand Theft Vino

    Grand Theft Vino
    Kerana Todorov reports for the Napa Valley Register:Investigators have recovered the bulk of the premium wine bottles stolen from The French Laundry on Christmas Day, according to the Napa County Sheriff's Office. No arrests have been…
  • Jan 23

    The Underpolicing of Black America

    The Underpolicing of Black America
    Jill Leovy has this essay in the WSJ:In predominantly African-American neighborhoods of U.S. cities, far too many killers have gotten away with far too many crimes for far too long, fueling a disastrous murder epidemic. Solving these murders…
  • Jan 23

    U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Lethal Injection Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Lethal Injection Case
    As noted here and here last week, the U.S. Supreme Court declined, 5-4, to issue a stay of execution for Oklahoma murderer Charles Warner, who raped and murdered a baby. Justice Sotomayor dissented, joined by Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, and…
Rank this Week: 4845

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    Not In My Court, They Don’t

    Not In My Court, They Don’t
    The video of oral argument before the 9th Circuit in Baca v. Adams is making the rounds, and it certainly worth watching for anyone interested in lying prosecutors and what happens to them.  Sidney Powell provides the story at the New…
  • Jan 24

    The Core Mission of a Traffic Stop

    The Core Mission of a Traffic Stop
    At Volokh Conspiracy, Orin Kerr discusses oral argument in the Rodriguez case, which apparently departed from its stated issue (how long after the completion of a traffic stop may a person be detained for the purpose of conducting a dog…
  • Jan 23

    Misnavigation

    Misnavigation
    When Washington State took the leap by establishing the first non-lawyer legal post, the Limited License Legal Technician, it was a huge step forward in providing a lower-tier resource for basic legal advice and services.  Indeed, it…
Rank this Week: 13

California Criminal Attorney Blog

California Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers news and updates on California criminal defense cases. By Law Office of Pilchman & Kay, P.L.C.

http://www.californiacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    CEO Arrested on 33 Felony Counts of Lewd Acts and Child Pornography

    CEO Arrested on 33 Felony Counts of Lewd Acts and Child Pornography
    Qayed Murtaza Shareef, 39, an Orange County CEO is suspected of using a social messaging application to convince two boys to trade explicit photos and videos with him is being held on $2 million bail. Shareef, of Aliso Viejo, faces 33 felony…
  • Jan 19

    Two Teachers Arrested for Incidents with Students in San Clemente

    Two Teachers Arrested for Incidents with Students in San Clemente
    Michelle Ghirelli, a teacher at West Covina high school was arrested on suspicion of having sexual relations with an underage student. Ghirelli, 30, is suspected of having the sexual contact with the minor in December while staying overnight…
  • Jan 15

    Anaheim Man Arrested for Counterfeiting

    Anaheim Man Arrested for Counterfeiting
    Steven Cervantes, of Anaheim man is facing federal counterfeiting charges after police officers found drugs and counterfeiting equipment in a Fountain Valley hotel room. Cervantes, and a friend, were arrested last week Huntington Beach…
Rank this Week: 4310

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Widespread Abuse: Police Seize Cash From Motorist

    Widespread Abuse: Police Seize Cash From Motorist
    When you're pulled over by a police officer, you should reasonably expect a few things to happen: they will probably ask for your license and registration and they may even ask you to step out of your vehicle for further questioning. You…
  • Jan 22

    Palm Beach Teen Posed as Doctor

    Palm Beach Teen Posed as Doctor
    As our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers know, it's fairly common for people to hand out legal advice that they might have heard on "Suits" or offer medical opinions they might have seen on "Grey's Anatomy." But this…
  • Jan 21

    It's a Fine Line Between Parenting Style and Child Neglect

    It's a Fine Line Between Parenting Style and Child Neglect
    As we all know, different parents have different parenting styles. The customs employed in child-rearing vary by culture, region, and neighborhood -- and many differences of opinion on the matter exist within single homes. In this area of…
Rank this Week: 1183

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    South Florida Ex-Convict Faces Federal Weapons Charge

    South Florida Ex-Convict Faces Federal Weapons Charge
    Michael Paul Watkins of Inverness had successfully escaped from custody previously on two separate occasions after being convicted for the crime of fondling and handling a minor under the age of sixteen years in Florida State Court. He was…
  • Dec 10

    Miami Woman Sentenced to Life in Prison for Revenge Killing

    Miami Woman Sentenced to Life in Prison for Revenge Killing
    When police responded to a 911 call made by an agitated North Miami woman whose husband was murdered while playing with the couple’s 20 month old son the previous month, they found the bullet riddled body of Ilam Nissim who had been…
  • Nov 26

    US District Court to Hear Convoluted Murder for Hire Case

    US District Court to Hear Convoluted Murder for Hire Case
    Fred Topous Jr. is a registered sex offender who pleaded guilty in 1999 to the charge of assault with intent to penetrate a thirteen year old minor female who just happened to be his boss’s daughter. He can easily be labelled a career…
Rank this Week: 3452

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Covers criminal law, litigation tactics, parenting rights and medical marijuana.

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Jan 24

    Lessons for Every Lawyer from My Cousin Vinny

    Lessons for Every Lawyer from My Cousin Vinny
    In honor of Bill Belichick’s reference to My Cousin Vinny in his notable press conference today about deflated balls, I’m re-posting my article on what the movie teaches us about the law. My Cousin Vinny is also listed as one of…
  • Dec 29

    Readers’ Favorite Articles in 2014

    Readers’ Favorite Articles in 2014
    Below are the most-read articles in 2014 here at Shaun Kaufman Law. Thank you to my readers for your ongoing support, and here’s to everyone’s success, good health and happiness in 2015! Top 10 Articles Readers’ favorite…
  • Nov 19

    Holiday Office Parties and DUIs: Enjoy the First, Avoid the Second

    Holiday Office Parties and DUIs: Enjoy the First, Avoid the Second
    One of the last things you want after your office party this coming holiday is to get arrested for DUI (Driving Under the Influence). After all, it is bad enough confessing crushes at the water cooler…but it would far worse to go to…
Rank this Week: 3370

Norm Pattis Blog

Norm Pattis Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.pattisblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    DCF: Big Sister Knows Best

    DCF: Big Sister Knows Best
    Dying scares me less than suffering. Perhaps that’s because I’ve reached an age at which I attend more funerals than weddings. But I can imagine nothing more terrifying than to be forced to suffer. So my heart goes out to…
  • Jan 24

    Welcome to the New Boss: The Flash Mob

    Welcome to the New Boss: The Flash Mob
    Power, Moises Naim tells us, is everywhere on the decline: whether in the realm of corporations, the effective military reach of the state, or religion—leaders don't have the unquestioned clout they once enjoyed. This presents great…
  • Jan 14

    The Hedgehog, The Fox and The Prophet Mohammed

    The Hedgehog, The Fox and The Prophet Mohammed
    Jesus wept at the gravesite of Lazarus, the Gospel of John reports. Theologians debate the meaning of those tears. Some take it as source of sorrow over the tyranny of death, a master over us all. Others see it as his frustration over the…
Rank this Week: 1365

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Jan 23

    Handbuch des Strafverteidiger

    Handbuch des Strafverteidiger
    Hans Dahs: Handbuch des Strafverteidigers 8. Auflage 2015
  • Jan 22

    Hooligans als kriminelle Vereinigung

    Hooligans als kriminelle Vereinigung
    Dass Hooligans kriminell sind, wird niemanden überraschen. Sie haben als ultrafanatische Fußballfans, als die sie sich ausgeben, eigentlich nichts mit Fußball zu tun – es geht ihnen schlicht um die gewalttätige…
  • Jan 21

    Opfer des auf Kriminalgeschichten fixierten Fernsehen

    Opfer des auf Kriminalgeschichten fixierten Fernsehen
    Christian Pfeiffer, Professor am Kriminologischen Forschungsinstitut Niedersachsen tritt in den nächsten Monaten seinen Ruhestand an. Der 71-jährige war fast 30 Jahre am KFN tätig und zieht nun Bilanz: „Die Deutschen sind…
Rank this Week: 1689

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jan 23

    Colo. Wannabe Terror Teen Sentenced to Four Year

    Colo. Wannabe Terror Teen Sentenced to Four Year
    Shannon Conley, a 19 year old from Arvada, CO was sentenced to four years in federal prison today. She actually caught a big break. Had she not agreed to cooperate and plead guilty, for which the feds agreed to let her plead to the…
  • Jan 23

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    Joseph Sledge of North Carolina has been released from prison after serving 37 years for murder. DNA proved he didn't do it, according to the three judge panel that heard the evidence. Sledge is the eighth person exonerated after the…
  • Jan 23

    Tsarnaev Trial Start Delayed, New Battle Over Venue

    Tsarnaev Trial Start Delayed, New Battle Over Venue
    Dzhokhar Tsarnav's defense team filed a third motion to change venue yesterday. They provided a lot of statistics and quotes from the voir dire process so far to show Tsarnaev cannot get a fair trial in Boston. In the filing Thursday,…
Rank this Week: 5

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 211

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Father Charged with DUI While Driving His 2 Autistic Children

    Father Charged with DUI While Driving His 2 Autistic Children
    All but four states in the nation have laws on the books that increase penalties for people who drive DUI while transporting children. In California, police recently arrested a man named Joel Feseer for precisely this crime and hit him with…
  • Jan 21

    Kentucky State Senator Begs Press for Special Treatment After DUI

    Kentucky State Senator Begs Press for Special Treatment After DUI
    As Los Angeles DUI attorneys can attest, some CEOs, politicians and celebrities really do feel entitled to special treatment in the legal system, even though the law strives to treat everyone equally. Long-time Kentucky Congressman Brandon…
  • Jan 19

    Los Angeles DUI Community Takes Note: Man Facing Two Felonies After Hit and Run Death in West Covina

    Los Angeles DUI Community Takes Note: Man Facing Two Felonies After Hit and Run Death in West Covina
    A felony Los Angeles DUI hit and run resulted in the recent death of a young woman in West Covina, horrifying the community and motivating a public cry for justice. On December 30, a man named Raymond Alvarado fled from the scene of a crash…
Rank this Week: 656

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Proposed Legislation Would Bar Alcohol Purchases After DWI Arrest

    Proposed Legislation Would Bar Alcohol Purchases After DWI Arrest
    Pending legislation in at least two states would restrict sales of alcohol to people convicted of DWI offenses. A bill in the New Mexico State House of Representatives would allow a court to include a prohibition on alcohol purchases in an…
  • Jan 20

    Supreme Court Rules that Traffic Stop Was Lawful, Despite Police Officer’s Misunderstanding of Traffic Law

    Supreme Court Rules that Traffic Stop Was Lawful, Despite Police Officer’s Misunderstanding of Traffic Law
    The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in December 2014 that could have a significant effect on DWI cases in New Jersey. The case involves two fundamental principles of the American criminal justice system. First, law enforcement officers…
  • Jan 13

    Holiday DWI Stories Illustrate Important Principles of New Jersey DWI Law

    Holiday DWI Stories Illustrate Important Principles of New Jersey DWI Law
    The holiday season, starting with Halloween and continuing through Christmas and other winter holidays, always brings stories of unusual events that go “viral” on the internet, including strange or embarrassing DWI arrests. This…
Rank this Week: 4705

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    A $1,000,000 Casino Marker in Las Vegas?

    A $1,000,000 Casino Marker in Las Vegas?
    Why Extend Credit on Markers that Don’t Collect? NRS 205 Las Vegas is known for its high-rollers at the casinos, and when Andrew Pham racked up over $1 million in casino markers and gambling debts in seven different casinos, they…
  • Jan 18

    How Casino’s Help Lower Crime Along the Strip

    How Casino’s Help Lower Crime Along the Strip
    Las Vegas is known as the Disneyland for adults, and what the city of Las Vegas wants is for tourists to have fun. The Chamber of Commerce encourages fun for everyone with very few consequences or risks throughout the city. Las Vegas is an…
  • Jan 14

    Number of Men vs Women Doing Crimes – Specific Case Needing Help

    Number of Men vs Women Doing Crimes – Specific Case Needing Help
    The Majority of The Majority of Crime is Perpetrated by Men, but Women do get Involved. Though statistics report that more crimes are committed by men, women are still involved. On December 12, the Metro Police sent out a report that they are…
Rank this Week: 3716

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By Kaiser, LeGrand & Dillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2810

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/
  • Jan 23

    Man Arrested for DUI on New Years' Eve Says Everyone Does It

    Man Arrested for DUI on New Years' Eve Says Everyone Does It
    Every year around the holidays, we tend to see more drunk drivers out on the roads. New Year's Eve probably has more drunk drivers on the road at any given time than any other day during the holiday season. Many people spend the day…
  • Jan 21

    East Boston Power Lines Taken Out by Drunk Driver

    East Boston Power Lines Taken Out by Drunk Driver
    According to a news article in the Boston Herald, a suspected drunk driver crashed his car into a series of equipment operated by the utility company in East Boston. The alleged drunk driving accident occurred around 4 a.m. Witnesses…
  • Jan 19

    DUI Suspect "Plays Chicken" With Massachusetts Police

    DUI Suspect "Plays Chicken" With Massachusetts Police
    It should come as no surprise people do things while drunk they would not ordinarily do while sober. However, being intoxicated is not a defense to their negligent actions. In fact, it is the very basis for establishing negligence in drunk…
Rank this Week: 3241

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Jan 23

    Joseph Sledge Exonerated and Released After 36 Years in Prison

    Joseph Sledge Exonerated and Released After 36 Years in Prison
    A panel of judges exonerated and released Joseph Sledge on Friday. Sledge, 70, served 36 years in prison for a double-murder which DNA evidence proves he did not commit. Since his arrest, Sledge has denied involvement in the 1976 murders of…
  • Jan 23

    Former Officers Ordered to Pay $7 Million to Florida Man Wrongfully Convicted at 15

    Former Officers Ordered to Pay $7 Million to Florida Man Wrongfully Convicted at 15
    A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that two retired police officers accused of framing Anthony Caravella for a murder he did not commit must pay him $7 million for the nearly 26 years he spent behind bars. Caravella was only 15 years old…
  • Jan 22

    Montana DNA Testing Law Must Be Fixed

    Montana DNA Testing Law Must Be Fixed
    The Montana Billings Gazette ran an op-ed Thursday by Keegan Flaherty, executive director of the Montana Innocence Project and former state senator Larry Jent, urging lawmakers to revise the state's DNA testing law. The law was created in…
Rank this Week: 597

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

http://www.youraffordabledefense.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog/
  • Jan 23

    Prosecution for Cyberbullying Comes to Illinois in 2015

    Prosecution for Cyberbullying Comes to Illinois in 2015
    Traditional bullying seems to have taken on a new meaning in the digital age. What used to consist of hitting, punching, teasing, or taunting, has in recent years led to digital abuse over online platforms that has led to the ……
  • Jan 23

    Prosecution for Cyberbullying Comes to Illinois in 2015

    Prosecution for Cyberbullying Comes to Illinois in 2015
    Traditional bullying seems to have taken on a new meaning in the digital age. What used to consist of hitting, punching, teasing, or taunting, has in recent years led to digital abuse over online platforms that has led to the suicides of many…
  • Jan 18

    Weapons, Threats, and Violence: Illinois Weapons Defense

    Weapons, Threats, and Violence: Illinois Weapons Defense
    Mere possession of weapons can have a detrimental effect on your future if you are one of the thousands of individuals that is not permitted to carry a weapon under the law. While everyone has a right to bear arms, … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 3739

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    What Happens After a DUI Stop in Palm Beach?

    What Happens After a DUI Stop in Palm Beach?
    As a DUI defense lawyer in West Palm Beach, FL defending those arrested and accused of driving under the influence for over a decade, I am constantly reminded of the two most important pieces of evidence that law enforcement officers use…
  • Jan 21

    Domestic Battery Arrests in Palm Beach County

    Domestic Battery Arrests in Palm Beach County
    Palm Beach County, FL has seen a rise in Domestic Battery arrests over the past few months.  The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has a must arrest policy, when dealing with domestic battery calls. If you or someone in your home…
  • Jan 21

    Implications of the Murray v. State Ruling

    Implications of the Murray v. State Ruling
    The 4th District Court of Appeals, which oversees all appeals in Broward, Palm Beach, Okeechobee, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties just ratified the worst type of police misconduct and exemplifies why a citizen should NEVER speak…
Rank this Week: 3845

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

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

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

    Minnesota Task Force Asks Lawmakers to Be Tougher on DWI Offenders

    Minnesota Task Force Asks Lawmakers to Be Tougher on DWI Offenders
    The 2015 legislative session is in business, and the Minnesota DWI task force is asking lawmakers to consider an extensive list of measures, all primarily aimed at reducing the number of drunk driving incidents in the state. The task force is…
  • Jan 18

    MN Court Rules New DWI Test Procedures Won’t Impact Old Case

    MN Court Rules New DWI Test Procedures Won’t Impact Old Case
    The Minnesota Court of Appeals recently struck down an attempt by one driver to withdraw a guilty plea related to a previous drunk driving charge. The Court said that while a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision declared it unconstitutional for…
  • Jan 15

    After the DWI Arrest: Top Mistakes to Avoid Making

    After the DWI Arrest: Top Mistakes to Avoid Making
    Drivers who are stopped and arrested for DWI must realize that all their actions from then on are crucial and require serious thought and consideration. Listed below are some of the most common mistakes made by drivers arrested for DWI: …
Rank this Week: 1888

Seattle DUI Attorney Blog

Seattle DUI Attorney Blog

Covers Washington State and Seattle DUI defense, information and news. By Leyba Defense PLLC.

http://seattleduiarrest.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    WA State legislator proposes bill that would make fourth offense DUI a felony

    WA State legislator proposes bill that would make fourth offense DUI a felony
    Now that the 2015 Washington State legislative session is under way.  The annual what can we do to make DUI laws tougher here in Washington State has begin.  The latest example is a proposed bill that would make a fourth offense DUI a…
  • Dec 28

    How often can you expect to have Court on a DUI case?

    How often can you expect to have Court on a DUI case?
    One of the most common questions I get asked as a Seattle DUI Attorney is how many times will I have to go to Court for my DUI case.  The answer is pretty simply.... It depends.   Here are the factors that will determine how often a…
  • Dec 15

    What are the three standardized field sobriety tests administered in a DUI investigation

    What are the three standardized field sobriety tests administered in a DUI investigation
    Have you ever wondered what the three standardized field sobriety tests are in a DUI investigation?  Well today is your lucky day.  DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba and answer this question and offer a basic overview in layman's terms of how they…
Rank this Week: 2988

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Provides legal commentary, opinions, and articles on criminal law.

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 1958

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    A Big Year For Marijuana DUI

    A Big Year For Marijuana DUI
    In Arizona, a marijuana DUI used to be a pretty cut and dried thing. The law said it was a crime to be in actual control of a vehicle with marijuana “or its metabolite” in your body, and courts treated it as a strict liability…
  • Jan 18

    How To (Really) Get Through A DUI Checkpoint

    How To (Really) Get Through A DUI Checkpoint
    An interesting DUI checkpoint video has been circulating lately. In it, the driver gets through without even rolling down his window, passing by with ease thanks to a plastic bag attached to his car with a string. The bag contained his…
  • Jan 14

    Somebody Must Have Read Catch-22

    Somebody Must Have Read Catch-22
    A member of the East Valley DUI Stasi Task Force apparently decided to park himself outside of a local bar one night last year. According to at least one witness, the cop then proceeded to stop one person after another for neither a…
Rank this Week: 613

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

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

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Jan 23

    Saudi Arabia: The Question on Everybody’s Mind

    Saudi Arabia: The Question on Everybody’s Mind
    By Sevag Kechichian, Researcher on Saudi Arabia at Amnesty International. The death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has, once again, focused international attention to the oil-rich Middle Eastern country’s human…
  • Jan 22

    One Vote Made the Difference for Guadalupe!

    One Vote Made the Difference for Guadalupe!
    Thanks to everyone who took part in the very urgent social media action to free Guadalupe! Guadalupe is one of 17 Salvadoran women who were sentenced to 12 to 40 years in prison after suffering miscarriages. The only legal option ……
  • Jan 22

    Who will be silenced next?

    Who will be silenced next?
    By Alicia Koutsoulieris, Case Coordinator for Israel, the Occupied Palestinian Territories and the Palestinian Authority Freedom of speech has suffered a tragic start in 2015. As the world calls for the release of Saudi Arabian blogger Raif…
Rank this Week: 151

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI topics such as breathalyzer and constitutional issues, field sobriety tests, and DUI procedures and rights. By Bruce M. Robinson.

http://www.marylandduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Is it unlawful to blow less then .08 BAC following a DUI stop?

    Is it unlawful to blow less then .08 BAC following a DUI stop?
    Often times people will come into the office charged with DUI after providing a breath sample of less than .07 or .08. They wonder how it is they were charged in Maryland for DUI/DWI when they blew a legal BAC number between .01 and .06. …
  • Jan 12

    Can I be arrested if the cop did not see me drive

    Can I be arrested if the cop did not see me drive
    Can you be arrested for DUI in Maryland if the police did not see you driving your car? To evaluate that question, it must be further broken down to were you sitting in the car or were you outside the car when the police arrived? The easier…
  • Jan 6

    How & When to tell your boss you have to go to court for DUI

    How & When to tell your boss you have to go to court for DUI
    One issue that seems to come up with regularity is whether to tell one's employer or boss that they were arrested and charged with a DUI or other criminal event. Certain people with high levels of clearance or security may be required to…
Rank this Week: 858

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 163

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: 2060

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Dunwoody Day Care Killer Appeals Murder Conviction

    Dunwoody Day Care Killer Appeals Murder Conviction
    On Tuesday January 20, news reports revealed that the appeal of Hemy Neuman, dubbed the “Dunwoody Day Care Killer,” would be heard by the Georgia Supreme Court. Neuman was convicted in 2012 in the murder of Rusty Sneiderman,…
  • Jan 22

    Michigan Doctor Will Serve 15 Months in Prison for Medicare Fraud Scheme

    Michigan Doctor Will Serve 15 Months in Prison for Medicare Fraud Scheme
    On January 14, it was announced by U.S. Attorney Barbara L. McQuade of the Eastern District of Michigan, Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, and several others that a Redford…
  • Jan 21

    Gallipolis Addiction Counselor Charged with Drug Trafficking of Morphine

    Gallipolis Addiction Counselor Charged with Drug Trafficking of Morphine
    On Friday January 16, a woman who works as an addiction counselor at a Gallipolis, OH based facility was arrested for allegedly trafficking morphine, according to a recent news article at the Pomeroy Daily Sentinel. 52-year-old Roberta Payne…
Rank this Week: 3145

Beyond The Scope

Beyond The Scope

Covers the practice of interstate drug interdiction and property seizure/forfeiture. By Stowers & Sarcone, PLC.

http://www.interstatedrugbust.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    Do The Police Need a Reason to Pull You Over?

    Do The Police Need a Reason to Pull You Over?
    YES! The police do need a reason to pull you over. They cannot just pull you over because they want to or because they have a hunch you are up to no good. The police must have a warrant. probable cause or reasonable suspicion that you are…
  • Jan 18

    How To Bail Or Bond Out Of The Polk County Jail

    How To Bail Or Bond Out Of The Polk County Jail
    Polk County has the largest population in Iowa and the Polk County Jail is the largest county jail in Iowa. It sees more inmates each year than any other jail in the state. That said, posting bond or bailing out of the Polk County Jail is no…
  • Jan 17

    Can The Police Take Your Money?

    Can The Police Take Your Money?
    This is the million dollar question right?  Or maybe the thousand dollar question. Can the police take your money? Under the Fourth Amendment and Article 1 Section 8 of the Iowa Constitution the police need a warrant to seize your…
Rank this Week: 1866

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Study Shows Summer Jobs Program Reduces Violent Crime

    Study Shows Summer Jobs Program Reduces Violent Crime
    According to a recent study, violent crime rates may correlate to summer job programs for juveniles. The One Summer Plus program in Chicago showed juvenile violent crime rates dropped when those juveniles participated in a summer jobs…
  • Jan 21

    Could the Sony Hackers Face Federal Charges?

    Could the Sony Hackers Face Federal Charges?
    Will the hackers who attacked Sony and allegedly leaked information face federal charges? Our skilled federal defense attorneys break down the charges the hackers could face if they are arrested by federal law enforcement agencies.
  • Jan 19

    2014: Crimes in Review

    2014: Crimes in Review
    In 2014, some major events surrounding criminal defense and past criminal offenses shaped the news for the year. We take a look back at some of the criminal defense stories that made headlines in 2014.
Rank this Week: 769

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    5 Charged with Operating Loan Modification Fraud Ring

    5 Charged with Operating Loan Modification Fraud Ring
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Three men and two women have been charged with committing loan modification fraud by targeting Hispanic victims throughout Southern California. Three of the defendants are family members and are charged with leading a…
  • Jan 22

    Former Title Company Employee Heads to Prison

    Former Title Company Employee Heads to Prison
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Maria Eliza Garza, Houston, Texas, has been ordered to prison following her conviction in conspiring to defraud seven different Houston-area banks or more than $2 million in 2007 and 2008. Garza pleaded guilty Sept. 4,…
  • Jan 21

    Couple Admits Lying to Obtain Mortgages, HELOC

    Couple Admits Lying to Obtain Mortgages, HELOC
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Timothy McCabe, 50, and Theresa Morales, 50, formerly of Buffalo, New York, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Richard J. Arcara, to bank fraud. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 30 years in prison, a…
Rank this Week: 2

Michigan DUI Lawyer Blog

Michigan DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan DUI laws and offenses. By Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz & Associates, P.C.

http://www.michiganduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Breaking Down an OWI/DUI Case

    Breaking Down an OWI/DUI Case
    In many cases, a DUI/OWI offense will be your first real contact with the criminal legal system. Consequently, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. In this article we're going to take a look at the basic legal process you will be going through if…
  • Jan 16

    What Every Michigan Driver Should Know Before Driving After Consuming Alcohol

    What Every Michigan Driver Should Know Before Driving After Consuming Alcohol
    Punishment for drinking-and-driving offenses in Michigan reflect a growing national trend toward a stricter approach that picked up momentum during the early 1990s. Offenders now face losing their licenses for longer periods, stiffer fines…
  • Jan 9

    DUI Defense following Heidi's Law

    DUI Defense following Heidi's Law
    On January 3, 2007, a significant change in Michigan regarding driving and driving (DUI) offenses occurred. A new law took effect, Heidi's Law. Heidi's Law was championed by the parents of Heidi Steiner, a northern Michigan high school…
Rank this Week: 3693

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Jan 23

    Super Bowl XLIX: Avoiding DUI’s on Super Bowl Sunday

    Super Bowl XLIX: Avoiding DUI’s on Super Bowl Sunday
    Arizona is one of the nation’s harshest states when it comes to enforcing and punishing DUI laws. If you’re attending the big game on February 1st in Glendale, or any of the other Super Bowl events scattered across the Phoenix…
  • Jan 21

    Super Bowl XLIX : Expected Increase of Prostitution Solicitation in Glendale and Phoenix, AZ

    Super Bowl XLIX : Expected Increase of Prostitution Solicitation in Glendale and Phoenix, AZ
    Experts are predicting an influx of human traffickers in the Phoenix Valley in the next couple of weeks, based on trends from last year’s Super Bowl in New Jersey. Along with out-of-state fans flooding into town for the big game, there…
  • Jan 19

    How Can I Report Police Misconduct in Arizona?

    How Can I Report Police Misconduct in Arizona?
    There is a form you can fill out online that you can then email, fax, or mail to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. You can also file a complaint in person with the department. If you’re worried you may become the victim of police…
Rank this Week: 1765