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Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    ** UPDATE** Crash Blocking Eastbound I-84 at the 173 off ramp

    ** UPDATE** Crash Blocking Eastbound I-84 at the 173 off ramp
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • May 27

    Crash Blocking Eastbound I-84 at the 173 off ramp

    Crash Blocking Eastbound I-84 at the 173 off ramp
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • May 27

    Donnelly Man Injured in Single Vehicle Crash

    Donnelly Man Injured in Single Vehicle Crash
    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.,…
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CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • May 27

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 4,843 Encryption Workarounds Orin S. Kerr and Bruce Schneier The George Washington University Law School and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet &…
  • May 26

    Sipe on The Sherman Act and Vagueness Doctrine

    Sipe on The Sherman Act and Vagueness Doctrine
    Matthew G. Sipe has posted The Sherman Act and Avoiding Void-for-Vagueness on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Recent Supreme Court jurisprudence has reaffirmed the viability of the void-for-vagueness doctrine, including the use of facial…
  • May 26

    Polinsky & Riskind on Optimal Use of Prison, Parole, and Probation

    Polinsky & Riskind on Optimal Use of Prison, Parole, and Probation
    A. Mitchell Polinsky and Paul N. Riskind (Stanford Law School and Stanford Law School) have posted Deterrence and the Optimal Use of Prison, Parole, and Probation on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In this article we derive the sentence —...
Rank this Week: 19

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 27

    Woman Arrested for Alleging Allowing Child to Drive Car While She was Drunk

    Woman Arrested for Alleging Allowing Child to Drive Car While She was Drunk
    Drunk driving typically affects more than the person behind the wheel. In one recent case, though, the person behind the wheel was just as much a victim as anyone else. According to a recent news article from the Greenfield Patch, a…
  • May 23

    Report: Drugged Driving Accidents Increase

    Report: Drugged Driving Accidents Increase
    In Massachusetts, when a person is arrested for drunk driving, following a serious drunk driving accident, the official name of the criminal charge is operating under the influence of intoxicating liquor or drugs.  The liquor part is…
  • May 19

    Holding Parents Accountable for Teen DUI

    Holding Parents Accountable for Teen DUI
    If your child wants to have a graduation party, prom party or any party at your house over the course of the summer, it is very important you understand as a parent what your responsibilities are under the law. If either you or your child…
Rank this Week: 2734

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Dodges Pot, Shot - Davies and Plea Agreement Collateral-Attack Waiver

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Dodges Pot, Shot - Davies and Plea Agreement Collateral-Attack Waiver
      A non-cap habe raises execution issues, in a Section 2241 opinion.  Davies v. Benov, 2017 WL 2125897(9thCir. May 17, 2017), decision available here.Players: Decision by Judge Gould, joined by Judges Wardlaw and Callahan.…
  • May 21

    Case o' The Week: Of Non-Disclose and Oreos - Liew, Brady, and FBI 302 Rough Note

    Case o' The Week: Of Non-Disclose and Oreos - Liew, Brady, and FBI 302 Rough Note
      Remarkably, exculpatory statements were somehow omitted in an FBI 302 (and the agent’s rough notes were never disclosed).   Happily, the government now gets a second bite at the Brady apple.United States v. Liew, 2017 WL…
  • May 18

    Davies v. Benov, No. 15-17256…

    Davies v. Benov, No. 15-17256 (5-17-17)(Gould w/Wardlaw & Callahan).  The petitioner operated medical marijuana dispensaries when he was federally charged with drug trafficking.  He entered into a plea for a 5 year sentence…
Rank this Week: 210

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
  • May 27

    E.D.Va.: There is no higher nexus requirement involving cell phone data and tracking

    E.D.Va.: There is no higher nexus requirement involving cell phone data and tracking
    There is no higher nexus requirement involving cell phones. A ping order of a cell phone may be used to collect “mere evidence,” rejecting United States v. Powell, 943 F. Supp. 2d 759 (E.D. Mich. 2013). United States v. Christian,…
  • May 26

    Two car and person searches suppressed for lack of RS

    Two car and person searches suppressed for lack of RS
    The USMJ “reasonably determined that although there was probable cause to stop the car in which Linaman was traveling for possible traffic violations, …, Deputy Tadlock prolonged the stop beyond the time reasonably required to…
  • May 26

    IN: Stop was reasonably extended because the LPN didn’t match vehicle

    IN: Stop was reasonably extended because the LPN didn’t match vehicle
    A stop was reasonably extended by the officer because the LPN didn’t come back to the vehicle. Browder v. State, 2017 Ind. App. LEXIS 212 (May 22, 2017).* The affidavit for search warrant was not bare bones, and the search ……
Rank this Week: 1992

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • May 27

    Should We Use The Textalyzer to Combat Distracted Driving In Ohio?

    Should We Use The Textalyzer to Combat Distracted Driving In Ohio?
    The last entry in this blog discussed the movement to decrease distracted driving in the United States.  Using cell phones while driving appears to be increasingly problematic.  In response, states are criminalizing the behavior,…
  • May 20

    Driving While Texting May Someday Be Punished The Same As DUI / OVI

    Driving While Texting May Someday Be Punished The Same As DUI / OVI
    How many times have you seen someone obviously texting while driving?  I recently drove by a guy who was operating his phone with both hands while he steered his car with his knees.  I’m sensitive to the danger posed by…
  • Apr 29

    When Government Breaks Rules For Ohio Administrative License Suspension

    When Government Breaks Rules For Ohio Administrative License Suspension
    There are few instances when the government can take our property without first holding a hearing.  An Ohio Administrative License Suspension (A.L.S.) is one of those instances.  If a driver refuses a chemical test or tests…
Rank this Week: 1998

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • May 27

    "Older Women and Medical Marijuana: A New Growth Industry"

    "Older Women and Medical Marijuana: A New Growth Industry"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable lengthy New York Times article. Here are excerpts: Jeanine Moss never expected to get into the cannabis industry. But that was before her hip-replacement surgery. Ms. Moss, 62, of Marina…
  • May 24

    Encouraging new research about CBD as an effective treatment for Dravet syndrome

    Encouraging new research about CBD as an effective treatment for Dravet syndrome
    As reported in this NBC News piece, headlined "Cannabis Drug Reduces Seizures in Severe Epilepsy Cases," some encouraging new research news was published in a major medical journal today. Here are the details: A compound taken from…
  • May 24

    Vermont Governor vetoes bill to legalize marijuana in state

    Vermont Governor vetoes bill to legalize marijuana in state
    As reported in this local article, "Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday vetoed legislation that would have legalized possession of small amounts of marijuana in Vermont." Here is more: At a highly anticipated press conference in his…
Rank this Week: 2424

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • May 27

    Nevada Possession With Intent To Sell Charge

    Nevada Possession With Intent To Sell Charge
    People don’t realize the extent of the consequences that they face for possession with intent to sell in Nevada. They think that because they didn’t actually sell the drugs that they won’t get in trouble. Unfortunately,…
  • May 25

    Defenses to Auto Theft Charges in Nevada

    Defenses to Auto Theft Charges in Nevada
    Car theft is considered grand larceny in Nevada, and it is defined under NRS 205.228. This is an especially serious felony charge that can have a lasting impact on the defendant’s life. Even after serving a lengthy prison term and…
  • Mar 16

    Weapons in Las Vega

    Weapons in Las Vega
    It’s not necessary to have a license to purchase a gun in Nevada. However, anyone who wants to carry a concealed weapon does have to meet strict guidelines to obtain a permit. If you’re facing weapons charges in Nevada, then you…
Rank this Week: 3671

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3265

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • May 27

    Find the Right Lawyer to Fight Your Connecticut Mohegan Sun Casino Arrest

    Find the Right Lawyer to Fight Your Connecticut Mohegan Sun Casino Arrest
    As any of the best Norwich Connecticut Mohegan Sun Casino criminal lawyers and attorneys understand, a Mohegan Sun arrest carries the same penalties and life consequences as an arrest in any Connecticut city or town. The misdemeanor or felony…
  • May 20

    Hooking Up & Having an Affair with Your Boss in Connecticut Can Lead to Sexual Harassment

    Hooking Up & Having an Affair with Your Boss in Connecticut Can Lead to Sexual Harassment
    We’ve seen a lot in the news lately (particularly Fox News) about how accusations of sexual harassment and having affairs by or with your boss can lead to lawsuits for sexual harassment and hostile work environment. But what if the…
  • May 13

    Fighting Connecticut Arrests for Unsupervised Children in Car

    Fighting Connecticut Arrests for Unsupervised Children in Car
    The good ol’ days of leaving your child in the car while you run a quick errand are long gone. Too many tragic cases of baby hot car deaths and heat suffocation deaths have caused law enforcement to enforce a zero tolerance policy. But…
Rank this Week: 2605

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

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

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Bad bills rising, how to tell if debtors-prison reform works, TX police misconduct roundup, and other storie

    Bad bills rising, how to tell if debtors-prison reform works, TX police misconduct roundup, and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends as the final days of the 85th Texas legislative session wind down:Lawyers to rep Harris defendants at bail hearingsGrits is interested to learn what effect it will have when Harris County deploys public defenders…
  • May 24

    Dead hostages, live hostages: Wading through the wreckage at the end of session

    Dead hostages, live hostages: Wading through the wreckage at the end of session
    Grits will perform a more comprehensive roundup of what happened in the 85th Texas Legislature later, but here are a few quick updates from an eventful week:Dead hostages, live hostagesIn the battle between House and Senate leadership, each…
  • May 24

    Great reporting on police shooting issue

    Great reporting on police shooting issue
    Here's an update from Eva Ruth Moravec on the latest from her Point of Impact series reporting on Texas police shootings of unarmed people:My latest shooting profile hit Texas newsstands and websites this past week and tells the story of the…
Rank this Week: 374

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/
  • May 27

    LA ECONOMÍA, PIKETTY E IVÁN ALONSO

    LA ECONOMÍA, PIKETTY E IVÁN ALONSO
    LA ECONOMÍA El señor Iván Alonso el día de ayer 26 de mayo de 2017 en “El Comercio” escribe sobre la economía y la desmitificación del análisis que sobre ella realizó un…
  • May 26

    SILENCIAR LA LUCHA CONTRA LA INJUSTICIA

    SILENCIAR LA LUCHA CONTRA LA INJUSTICIA
    ACUMULANDO PRUEBAS PARA SILENCIAR LA LUCHA CONTRA LA INJUSTICIA Nuestro País necesita muchas cosas y que tales necesidades reciban la difusión de robos, asaltos, asesinatos, corrupción, la libertad de Fujimori,…
  • May 25

    JUEVES

    JUEVES
    El frío y la neblina del Amanecer no permiten Ver el tenue azul de la Esperanza. Hoy es jueves el mismo de ayer Y de mañana, de invierno o de Verano poco importa, es de trabajo De peones y putas, de confort Palaciego…
Rank this Week: 2743

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 27

    Bret Weinstein Meets The Downward Spiral of Social Justice

    Bret Weinstein Meets The Downward Spiral of Social Justice
    Bret Weinstein, a biology professor at Evergreen State College, is no racist. Not only is he not a racist, but he is clearly a believer in social justice. Just not quite enough to be on the cutting edge. For that, he is now in fear for his…
  • May 27

    Nowhere, Man

    Nowhere, Man
    Life after graduation is unsettled, and unsettling. Something as banal as a juror questionnaire brings the point home. My son hasn’t lived with me since that fateful day in August, 2012 when I tried to say good-bye to him in front of…
  • May 26

    Only The Pure Shall Prevail

    Only The Pure Shall Prevail
    In a less-than-bipartisan showing, Texas Senator John Cornyn has introduced a bill to warm the cockles of every law-and-order conservative’s heart. Radley Balko explains: The bill would create new federal crimes, impose federal…
Rank this Week: 779

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: 742

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Features articles on criminal defense in Dallas and throughout Texas. By Broden & Mickelsen.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • May 27

    Police Violence Is Not Just an American Problem

    Police Violence Is Not Just an American Problem
    Police shootings in the U.S. revealed that one-fourth involved someone with a mental illness. Police violence and misconduct is well-documented in the United States. It’s an issue that receives a lot of media attention — sometimes…
  • May 26

    Can Police Search School Lockers?

    Can Police Search School Lockers?
    Sometimes the interests of public safety outweigh any single person’s privacy rights. According to an April 2017 report, police in Georgia conducted a drug dog sweep of a high school, then followed it up with pat down searches of 900…
  • May 24

    War on Drugs? Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Weighs!

    War on Drugs? Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Weighs!
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions may be shifting the country back to the harsh policies of the 1980s. The “war on drugs” was a policy created by the Nixon Administration in the early 1970s. Under the policy, courts adopted a no…
Rank this Week: 1609

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Focuses on federal and state landmark cases and current criminal defense litigation, cases and notable crimes in Dallas, Texas.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blog/
  • May 27

    Police Violence Is Not Just an American Problem

    Police Violence Is Not Just an American Problem
    Police shootings in the U.S. revealed that one-fourth involved someone with a mental illness. Police violence and misconduct is well-documented in the United States. It’s an issue that receives a lot of media attention — sometimes…
  • May 26

    Can Police Search School Lockers?

    Can Police Search School Lockers?
    Sometimes the interests of public safety outweigh any single person’s privacy rights. According to an April 2017 report, police in Georgia conducted a drug dog sweep of a high school, then followed it up with pat down searches of 900…
  • May 24

    War on Drugs? Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Weighs!

    War on Drugs? Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Weighs!
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions may be shifting the country back to the harsh policies of the 1980s. The “war on drugs” was a policy created by the Nixon Administration in the early 1970s. Under the policy, courts adopted a no…
Rank this Week: 2454

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving laws, news and false evidence. By Lawrence Taylor.

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • May 26

    Don’t Laugh at DUI Victim

    Don’t Laugh at DUI Victim
    A Michigan woman learned not to mock DUI victims the hard way; she was thrown in jail. Amanda Kosal, 25, was in court and waiting to be sentenced for a DUI-related collision that killed Jerome Zirker, a father of five. While Zirker’s…
  • May 21

    Can a DUI Attorney Challenge Breathalyzer Results?

    Can a DUI Attorney Challenge Breathalyzer Results?
    When people think of a DUI stop, two things immediately come to mind; the field sobriety tests and the breathalyzer. I can tell you without going into much detail here that field sobriety tests are designed for failure. If you would like more…
  • May 10

    Texalyzer to Help Cops Crack Down on Distracted Driving

    Texalyzer to Help Cops Crack Down on Distracted Driving
    You heard me right. Not a breathalyzer, but a texalyzer. A new device has been developed that could help law enforcement determine whether a person was using a cell phone at the time a traffic collision occurred. Just as a breathalyzer can…
Rank this Week: 2165

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

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

    Best Short Ribs In The World!

    Best Short Ribs In The World!
  • May 26

    Morning Radio: N.O.

    Morning Radio: N.O.
    Friday.Pass all the moss, everglades, and swamp.Pass the statue in the garden, at the narrow end of the valley.Pass the old metal bench, overgrown now with rust.The stepping rocks.Pass the sound of the creek softly washing up against the bank…
  • May 25

    New Essential: Locked In

    New Essential: Locked In
    Started it on Monday and couldn't put it down. This is a perfect read to determine how to fix the mass incarceration problem in America.Pfaff wades through the soft arguments that so many have been making concerning this issue, and instead…
Rank this Week: 2318

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal…

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense matters in Los Angeles.

http://www.aerlawgroup.com/blog.html
  • May 26

    What is Clemency?

    What is Clemency?
    Clemency is a type of forgiveness for a crime, granted either by the governor of a state for a state crime, or the President of the United States for a federal crime. There are different types of clemency: Pardon, Reprieve, and Commutation of…
  • May 13

    Charges of Public Urination in Los Angele

    Charges of Public Urination in Los Angele
    Public Urination Laws Primarily Affect the Homeless or the Inebriated Public urination generally prohibits urination on any street, public facility, sidewalk, beach public building, alley, park or plaza. Urination on private property is also…
  • Apr 8

    Domestic Violence and Restraining Order

    Domestic Violence and Restraining Order
    Penalties for instances of domestic violence have become much more severe over the past few years, not only in California, but across the nation. Governments and politicians seek to prove they are tough on crime, yet the crime of domestic…
Rank this Week: 1938

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

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

    Avoiding a DUI This Memorial Day Weekend

    Avoiding a DUI This Memorial Day Weekend
    According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), nearly 2 million American soldiers have been killed in the line of duty. Memorial Day is a time to recognize those who have served, and to reflect on the privileges that we…
  • May 17

    Pittsburgh Police Must Follow a Code of Ethic

    Pittsburgh Police Must Follow a Code of Ethic
    Contrary to popular belief, officers in Pittsburgh are required to follow a strict code of ethics, or a set of values that represent what the organization’s goals. However, this code is not always adhered to, and even the code itself…
  • Apr 21

    Use of Surveillance Cameras in Criminal Case

    Use of Surveillance Cameras in Criminal Case
    If you ever watch the news, you have probably caught a glimpse of how surveillance camera footage can be used to catch criminals and potentially during trials. This type of video seems to be most common for burglary and robbery cases. A…
Rank this Week: 1887

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

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

    Asserting your rights with police, including this Memorial Day weekend

    Asserting your rights with police, including this Memorial Day weekend
    Like bear feasting on salmon swimming upstream, police often troll for arrestees in such easy picking areas as bar neighborhoods and at such times as Memorial Day weekend. If that were not so, why are Arlington County, Virginia, police out in…
  • May 25

    Criminal defense- Beware trusting prosecutor

    Criminal defense- Beware trusting prosecutor
    During the Cold War, the United States and Soviet Union did not trust each other, but instead negotiated with each other because each had enough nuclear weapon firepower practically or actually to decimate humanity. Similarly, criminal…
  • May 24

    What motivates and keeps the attention of a jury and any audience?

    What motivates and keeps the attention of a jury and any audience?
    Last night, my son and I attended Tape Face's only appearance in the Washington, D.C., area for his current tour. I had been looking forward to this performance very much, and even more to spending a weeknight on the town with my son. Tape…
Rank this Week: 645

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
  • May 26

    Attorney General Sessions Mandates Tougher Federal Drug Prosecution

    Attorney General Sessions Mandates Tougher Federal Drug Prosecution
    In the last several years the Department of Justice has taken a more measured approach in its handling of drug trafficking cases. Specifically, prosecutors were given more discretion to charge drug offenders with offenses that do not carry…
  • May 25

    Attorney Christy Jack to Receive Public Service Award

    Attorney Christy Jack to Receive Public Service Award
    Christy Jack, a nationally recognized trial attorney from Fort Worth, has been selected to receive the esteemed Daniel H. Benson Public Service Award from the Texas Tech Law Alumni Association. The award recognizes an alumnus who has…
  • May 23

    New Texas Law to Crack Down on Improper Relationships Between Teachers and Student

    New Texas Law to Crack Down on Improper Relationships Between Teachers and Student
    Improper Relationships between Teachers and Students Improper relationships between teachers and students are criminalized under Texas law, regardless of the student’s age. The offense is called improper relationship between educator…
Rank this Week: 1920

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Attorney General Sessions Mandates Tougher Federal Drug Prosecution

    Attorney General Sessions Mandates Tougher Federal Drug Prosecution
    In the last several years the Department of Justice has taken a more measured approach in its handling of drug trafficking cases. Specifically, prosecutors were given more discretion to charge drug offenders with offenses that do not carry…
  • May 25

    Attorney Christy Jack to Receive Public Service Award

    Attorney Christy Jack to Receive Public Service Award
    Christy Jack, a nationally recognized trial attorney from Fort Worth, has been selected to receive the esteemed Daniel H. Benson Public Service Award from the Texas Tech Law Alumni Association. The award recognizes an alumnus who has…
  • May 23

    New Texas Law to Crack Down on Improper Relationships Between Teachers and Student

    New Texas Law to Crack Down on Improper Relationships Between Teachers and Student
    Improper Relationships between Teachers and Students Improper relationships between teachers and students are criminalized under Texas law, regardless of the student’s age. The offense is called improper relationship between educator…
Rank this Week: 1468

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

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

    GOVERNOR SCOTT NAMES NEWEST 3RD DCA JUDGE .....

    GOVERNOR SCOTT NAMES NEWEST 3RD DCA JUDGE .....
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:BREAKING NEWS .......YOUR NEWEST 3rd DCA Judge is:JUDGE NORMA LINDSEYJudge Lindsey fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Judge Linda Wells.  Judge Lindsey began her career in private practice in 1993 with…
  • May 23

    MOVIN ON UP

    MOVIN ON UP
    Your Circuit Court nominees courtesy of the JNC (motto "We shall nominate no judge, before their time....unless the federalist society tells us to.")JNC - Press Release (Circuit Court) Nominations (1) by Rumpole21 on ScribdSite Feed
  • May 22

    A BIG NOT GUILTY

    A BIG NOT GUILTY
    It was a big case. A big, weird case. So naturally, it was in Broweird. Here's one headline: Man who claimed girlfriend accidentally choked during oral sex found not guilty of murder. Check out the story…
Rank this Week: 129

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Massachusetts Needs a Working Educational Discrimination Law

    Massachusetts Needs a Working Educational Discrimination Law
    Massachusetts is often lauded as one of the most progressive states in the country, and our state civil rights laws routinely provide broader protections than their federal counterparts. So it may come as a surprise that Massachusetts does…
  • May 12

    What Kind of Notice Should Universities Give Students Facing Title IX Charges?

    What Kind of Notice Should Universities Give Students Facing Title IX Charges?
    In the world of disciplinary hearings under Title IX, the process for students accused of sexual harassment or sexual assault on campus often begins this way: an accused student (the “respondent” in campus disciplinary parlance)…
  • Apr 27

    SJC Opens Up Pretrial Diversion to Veterans, Even for Drunk Driving Case

    SJC Opens Up Pretrial Diversion to Veterans, Even for Drunk Driving Case
    For over 40 years, Massachusetts has had an avenue of pretrial diversion in criminal cases, which allows young individuals accused of less-serious crimes to avoid a criminal record. Specifically, defendants under age 22 with no prior…
Rank this Week: 1633

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: 100

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Man Pleads to 7 Murders to Avoid Death Penalty:  Todd Kohlhepp, arrested last year for keeping a woman chained in a storage container after killing her boyfriend, has pleaded guilty to murdering 6 others in South Carolina to avoid a...
  • May 26

    Eighth Time's the Charm

    Eighth Time's the Charm
    Hit man and repeat murderer Thomas Arthur was finally executed in Alabama last night after dodging seven prior execution dates.   Kim Chandler has this story for AP.Arthur filed a last-minute petition in the U.S. Supreme Court, and…
  • May 26

    A Welcome Change

    A Welcome Change
    The Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs has this post with the above title:As the nation gets ready for Memorial Day, a day to remember the people who died while serving in the nation's armed forces, the past week signaled...
Rank this Week: 27

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Child Pornography, the Laptop and Asset Forfeiture

    Child Pornography, the Laptop and Asset Forfeiture
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. DistrictCourt for the Western District of North Carolina: United States v. Chase, 2017 WL 1966747 (2017). The issue in the case is whether Chase should be required to forfeit his laptop…
  • May 24

    The Undocumented Aliens, the State Insurance Database and the Fourth Amendment

    The Undocumented Aliens, the State Insurance Database and the Fourth Amendment
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit: United States v. Broca-Martinez, 2017 WL 1521492 (2017).  As Wikipedia explains, this court is one of several U.S. Courts of Appeals which have…
  • May 15

    Computer Crime, “Using” a Computer and the Motion for Judgment of Acquittal

    Computer Crime, “Using” a Computer and the Motion for Judgment of Acquittal
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Oregon: State v. Tecle, 2017 WL 1929845 (2017). The court begins its opinion by explaining that[d]efendant appeals a judgment of conviction for 18 counts of identity…
Rank this Week: 505

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

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

    Beware of phone scams — They are real!

    Beware of phone scams — They are real!
    Scammers like these prey on the vulnerable in society. Don't become another victim!
  • May 7

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws — Trafficking drug

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws — Trafficking drug
    Punishments for Trafficking offenses in Alabama are severe and, importantly, mandatory. These are extremely serious charges and should not be taken lightly by anyone facing a Trafficking charge.
  • Mar 30

    Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles Update – April, 2017

    Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles Update – April, 2017
    Changes have been afoot at the Parole Board. Two long-time members of the Board have retired and one has been permanently replaced.
Rank this Week: 2414

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 2300

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

Covers immigration and criminal law. By Hassan M. Ahmad.

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • May 26

    4th Circuit Keeps Muslim Ban Blocked - But This Isn't Over

    4th Circuit Keeps Muslim Ban Blocked - But This Isn't Over
    Get ready for a SCOTUS Showdown. The 4th Circuit opinion keeping the Muslim Ban blocked - with concurrences and dissents - is a stage for a final showdown before the Supreme Court. A full panel of 13 judges ruled, 10 in favor of…
  • May 22

    Latinos and Muslims: We're In The Same Fight

    Latinos and Muslims: We're In The Same Fight
    We have proudly served immigrants from over 115 countries and counting. But two of these groups have been very visibly targeted for years, and certainly under the current administration: Muslims and Latinos. As I wrote over a year ago when…
  • May 17

    Make Sure You're Not Accidentally Registered To Vote

    Make Sure You're Not Accidentally Registered To Vote
    Make sure you're not accidentally registered to vote if you're not a citizen.On May 11, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order to create a new Commission for Election Integrity. Vice-chaired by notorious anti-immigrant Kris Kobach…
Rank this Week: 5150

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

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

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

    Police Misconduct Sends Innocent Man to Prison for 20 Year

    Police Misconduct Sends Innocent Man to Prison for 20 Year
    THE POLICE AND FABRICATION OF EVIDENCE   The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the police from fabricating evidence; that the courts still have to remind law enforcement of this basic premise speaks volumes…
  • May 24

    Indecency With a Child is Serious Business in texa

    Indecency With a Child is Serious Business in texa
    Historically, statutory rape laws prohibit sexual conduct between an adult and a person under the age of consent. These laws are premised on the notion that persons under the age of consent, female or male, are incapable to consenting…
  • May 24

    What Is “Account Takeover” Fraud?

    What Is “Account Takeover” Fraud?
    Any online banking accounts or credit cards are subject to fraudulent takeover. There was a time not so long ago when fraudsters targeted credit card numbers. With the advent of EMV chip-card technology, credit card fraudsters are now going…
Rank this Week: 1001

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

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

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

    How to Avoid a DUI on a Holiday

    How to Avoid a DUI on a Holiday
    Whether it’s Christmas, Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, or spring break, many people like to celebrate by having a few alcoholic beverages. While a beer or two isn’t likely to cause much harm, many people overdo it and end up…
  • Apr 21

    Ohio’s New Concealed Carry Law

    Ohio’s New Concealed Carry Law
    On March 21, 2017, SB 199, Ohio’s new concealed carry law, went into effect. The law makes significant changes to when and where firearms may be taken. It eliminates some gun-free zones and allows for easier access to guns by members of…
  • Apr 14

    What is an OVI / DUI “Look Back” Period?

    What is an OVI / DUI “Look Back” Period?
    If you’ve been convicted of driving under the influence (OVI/DUI) in Ohio more than once, expect the penalties to become stiffer. House Bill 388 – also known as Annie’s Law – was recently signed into law implementing a…
Rank this Week: 1354

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

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

    Man arrested in Duval County on sex exhibition charge after police hunt

    Man arrested in Duval County on sex exhibition charge after police hunt
    A Jacksonville man has been arrested for Lewd or Lascivious Exhibition on a child after a week-long search.  According to an article on News4Jax.com, last week, an eight year-old child told police a man came up to him in a car and asked…
  • May 19

    Jacksonville school aide arrested on two child abuse charge

    Jacksonville school aide arrested on two child abuse charge
    A teacher’s aide with the Duval County Public School system has been arrested on two counts of child abuse.  According to an article on Jacksonville.com, the woman was arrested in Jacksonville on Mother’s Day for the two…
  • May 1

    Jacksonville JEA employee arrested for grand theft and falsifying official document

    Jacksonville JEA employee arrested for grand theft and falsifying official document
    Last week, an inspector at the Jacksonville Electric Authority was arrested for charges of employee theft and being a public servant that falsified official documents. According to an article in the Florida Times Union, the employee is…
Rank this Week: 2690

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • May 26

    Unevenly Cooked: Raw Materials and Fair Use

    Unevenly Cooked: Raw Materials and Fair Use
    Andrew Gilden, Raw Materials and the Creative Process, 104 Geo. L.J. 355 (2016).Christopher J. BuccafuscoOver the past decade or two, intellectual property scholars have learned to pay attention to the rhetoric that people use when arguing…
  • May 25

    Studying Specific Performance

    Studying Specific Performance
    Yonathan A. Arbel, Contract Remedies in Action: Specific Performance, 118 W. Va. L. Rev. 100 (2015), available at SSRN.Caprice RobertsParties that have a right to the very thing promised in a contract may opt not to have it delivered by the…
  • May 25

    Unpacking the Shortcomings of the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

    Unpacking the Shortcomings of the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program
    Nora Freeman Engstrom, A Dose of Reality for Specialized Courts: Lessons from the VICP, 163 U. Penn. L. Rev. 1631 (2015).Efthimios ParasidisThe National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act of 1986 established the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program…
Rank this Week: 4870

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

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

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • May 26

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    A suspected suicide bombing that killed twenty-two people at a concert in Manchester, England, is the major news story of the week.  BBC News has an overview of the situation here.  A 22-year-old Manchester man, Salman Abedi, has…
  • May 25

    Not All Warrantless Searches of Probationers Are “Directly Related” to Probation Supervision

    Not All Warrantless Searches of Probationers Are “Directly Related” to Probation Supervision
    Since 2009, all North Carolina probationers are subject to a regular condition of probation allowing warrantless searches of their person, vehicle, and premises by a probation officer. Under legislation passed that year, those searches must…
  • May 24

    Marsy’s Law for North Carolina?

    Marsy’s Law for North Carolina?
    Earlier this month, the North Carolina House overwhelmingly passed House Bill 551, An Act to Amend the Law and Constitution of North Carolina to Provide Better Protections and Safeguards to Victims. The bill now awaits consideration by the…
Rank this Week: 3434

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense…

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James Novak.

https://blog.novakazlaw.com/
  • May 25

    Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer in Arizona

    Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer in Arizona
    In a recent unpublished opinion, an Arizona woman appealed convictions for aggravated assault and resisting arrest. The case arose when a deputy sheriff was patrolling and was dispatched to a domestic violence incident. When he got there, he…
  • May 9

    Can a Conviction That is Set Aside Be Used to Revoke an AMMA Caregiver Card?

    Can a Conviction That is Set Aside Be Used to Revoke an AMMA Caregiver Card?
    In a recent appellate decision, an Arizona man appealed from a lower court’s ruling affirming DHS’ order that revoked his caregiver registration card under the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act, A.R.S. §§ 36-2801 through…
  • Apr 25

    Arizona Theft Case, Mistrial, and Double Jeopardy

    Arizona Theft Case, Mistrial, and Double Jeopardy
    An unpublished Arizona appellate decision considered an identity theft, theft, and fraudulent schemes case. The charges arose after a high-end mountain bike was stolen from a home in 2010 and then sold on Craigslist. At trial, the…
Rank this Week: 1792

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

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

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

    Steer Clear of a DWI Arrest on the Water this Memorial Day Weekend

    Steer Clear of a DWI Arrest on the Water this Memorial Day Weekend
    Memorial Day weekend means barbecues and pool parties with family and friends to officially kick-off the summer. For many folks, this weekend will be the first time to have their boat on the water this year. Before you head out…Read…
  • May 23

    What Is a Motion to Suppress Evidence?

    What Is a Motion to Suppress Evidence?
    If you are charged with a crime in Collin County, such as drug possession, you have a constitutional right to confront the witnesses and evidence against you. In some circumstances, you can even request the court exclude certain evidence…
  • May 15

    What To Do If Your Teen is Pulled Over With Friends Who Have Drugs in the Car

    What To Do If Your Teen is Pulled Over With Friends Who Have Drugs in the Car
    Your teenager is out with friends. One of them offers her a ride home. The friend is driving a little too fast and is pulled over for speeding. But what started as a simple traffic stop soon escalates. The driver…Read more ›
Rank this Week: 4160

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/
  • 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.…
  • Apr 10

    Important Witnesses That May Be Needed in Personal Injury Case

    Important Witnesses That May Be Needed in Personal Injury Case
    Important Witnesses That May Be Needed in Personal Injury Cases Most people who seek a personal injury claim do not know the aspects that are going to be associated with their case. There are a variety of things that need to be performed and…
Rank this Week: 4642

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Focusing on issues affecting the criminal justice system. By Bautista, Overson & Stewart PC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • May 25

    What is the Murder Rate by City in Utah?

    What is the Murder Rate by City in Utah?
    Very few people are arrested for murder in Utah: less than 100 each year in a state with a population of nearly 3 million. It is far more common for people to be arrested for non-violent offenses, particularly theft (larceny), driving under…
  • May 18

    The Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities in Utah

    The Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities in Utah
    Like any state, Utah has major variations when it comes to crime rates by city. Some police departments report high numbers of arrests, while others hardly report any. And while crime reports or murder statistics aren’t the…
  • May 16

    What’s the Difference Between Burglary, Robbery, and Theft in Utah?

    What’s the Difference Between Burglary, Robbery, and Theft in Utah?
    Many people assume the words “theft,” “burglary,” and “robbery” all mean the same thing. While it’s true all three terms describe a crime involving someone else’s property, there are significant…
Rank this Week: 1400

Utah Criminal Defense Blog

Utah Criminal Defense Blog

By Overson & Sheen LLC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • May 25

    What is the Murder Rate by City in Utah?

    What is the Murder Rate by City in Utah?
    Very few people are arrested for murder in Utah: less than 100 each year in a state with a population of nearly 3 million. It is far more common for people to be arrested for non-violent offenses, particularly theft (larceny), driving under…
  • May 18

    The Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities in Utah

    The Top 10 Most Dangerous Cities in Utah
    Like any state, Utah has major variations when it comes to crime rates by city. Some police departments report high numbers of arrests, while others hardly report any. And while crime reports or murder statistics aren’t the…
  • May 16

    What’s the Difference Between Burglary, Robbery, and Theft in Utah?

    What’s the Difference Between Burglary, Robbery, and Theft in Utah?
    Many people assume the words “theft,” “burglary,” and “robbery” all mean the same thing. While it’s true all three terms describe a crime involving someone else’s property, there are significant…
Rank this Week: 1740

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/
  • May 25

    Can the Ventura County District Attorney Dismiss a Case?

    Can the Ventura County District Attorney Dismiss a Case?
    As Ventura criminal attorneys, we are frequently asked the question, “Can a District Attorney dismiss a case?” Continue reading to hear the answer and learn more about what it means when a defendant’s criminal case is…
  • May 22

    What is the Statute of Limitations for a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in California?

    What is the Statute of Limitations for a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in California?
    If you are considering taking legal action against a negligent doctor, nurse, surgeon, or other healthcare professional, it is critically important that you are aware of the time limit to file a malpractice lawsuit. Ventura medical…
  • May 11

    How Long Do You Have to Report an Accident to Your Insurance Company in California?

    How Long Do You Have to Report an Accident to Your Insurance Company in California?
    The California Highway Patrol reported that more than 223,000 people were injured in California car accidents during 2013 alone. With statistics like these, it’s important to make sure you are prepared in the event that you or a loved…
Rank this Week: 1752

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Bill Mange. Covers Texas criminal defense.

http://www.criminal-attorney-austin-texas.com/blog/
  • May 25

    What Is An Administrative License Revocation Hearing?

    What Is An Administrative License Revocation Hearing?
    Administrative License Revocation (“ALR”) hearings take place at the State Office of Administrative Hearings (“SOAH”, which rhymes with “Noah”). At the ALR hearing, an administrative law judge decides…
  • May 16

    How Will A DWI Conviction In Texas Affect You?

    How Will A DWI Conviction In Texas Affect You?
    How Will a DWI Conviction Affect My Future Employment? Clients often fear that employers will check their criminal history and find a DWI conviction and then not hire them. It is easy to understand from the employer’s perspective. An…
  • Dec 20

    Does A DWI Conviction Mean Jail Time?

    Does A DWI Conviction Mean Jail Time?
    If I’m convicted of DWI, will I have to go to jail? That depends. If you are placed on probation, then look at the table below for the answer. Offense Jail Time as a Condition of Probation. 1st conviction for a Class B Misdemeanor DWI.…
Rank this Week: 1624

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: 2399

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers arrests, criminal appeals, drug offenses, federal crimes and searches and seizure in Texas. By Michael J. Brown.

http://www.texascriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1206