Most Popular Criminal Law Blawgs Expanded View List View

Blogs 1 - 45 of 616
Sort by Popularity | Sort by Name | Sorted by Last Post Date

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey DWI news, updates and commentary. By the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall.

http://www.newjerseydwilawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4344

The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

Covers asset searches, bribery, due diligence, money laundering and scams. By Charles Griffin Intelligence.

http://www.ethicalinvestigator.com/
  • Jul 31

    Betrayed by Their Own Reflection: Selfies Help Police Catch Criminal

    Betrayed by Their Own Reflection: Selfies Help Police Catch Criminal
    Not one, but two stories of criminals foiled by their own selfies have made the headlines this past week.  Tanya Peele, a 26-year-old Atlanta woman, is accused of setting up a fake business account at JP Morgan, then using that account…
  • Jul 22

    Arizona Man Arrested for Landscaping Fraud Once Again

    Arizona Man Arrested for Landscaping Fraud Once Again
    According to KRQE news in Albuquerque, New Mexico, landscaper Gary Mares was busted for fraud once again.  This time, he solicited landscaping work on Craigslist, collected large sums of money for the jobs upfront, and then never…
  • Jul 2

    "Nightmare Nanny" Refuses to Leave California Home

    "Nightmare Nanny" Refuses to Leave California Home
    The story of the “nightmare nanny” who has refused to leave her employer’s home has been making waves all over the news.  You’ve probably seen it by now— using Craigslist, Marcella and Ralph Bracamonte hired…
Rank this Week: 2359

O'Connor Law Blog

O'Connor Law Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal defense.

http://www.ockclaw.com/blog
  • Jul 31

    How Can A DUI Affect Your Employment Opportunities?

    How Can A DUI Affect Your Employment Opportunities?
    Being charged with a DUI can have far reaching consequences, most of which the average person may not even be aware of. Most people understand that they may be facing fines, community service or jail, but they do not realize that their future…
  • Apr 10

    Why Consult With a Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyer?

    Why Consult With a Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyer?
    A Kansas City personal injury lawyer knows how to get the full damages his or her client deserves for costs related to injuries.  Many people assume that if successful, they will be awarded compensation for medical costs, however there…
  • Apr 4

    Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyers Protect the Rights of Slip and Fall Accident Victim

    Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyers Protect the Rights of Slip and Fall Accident Victim
    Kansas City personal injury lawyers not only represent clients injured in car accidents, but other types of negligent accidents as well – including slip and fall.  These types of accidents are fairly common, and usually caused by…
Rank this Week: 4883

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Comments on Michigan news and criminal law. By The Law Office of Steven L. Schwartz.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Man Arrested For Robbing the Bank Where His Girlfriend Worked

    Man Arrested For Robbing the Bank Where His Girlfriend Worked
    Earlier this month in Illinois, a man was arrested for bank robbery. This may not seem like an unusual crime, but it happened to be the bank at which his girlfriend worked. To make matters even stranger, he was robbing the bank to pay…
  • Jul 15

    Two Brothers Arrested in 25-Year-Old Michigan Murder Case

    Two Brothers Arrested in 25-Year-Old Michigan Murder Case
    Michigan police recently arrested two brothers for their alleged involvement in a murder that occurred over 25 years ago. According to a report by Fox 17, the victim was an eighteen-year-old woman. Evidently, she lived at home with her father…
  • Apr 15

    Michigan Man Arrested for Theft and Subsequent Stabbing of Security Guard with Hypodermic Needle

    Michigan Man Arrested for Theft and Subsequent Stabbing of Security Guard with Hypodermic Needle
    Earlier this week in Macomb County, a man was arrested after he was apprehended by police following an incident at a Home Depot store. According to a report by the New Baltimore-Chesterfield Patch, loss prevention officers noticed a man…
Rank this Week: 2789

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Potential Child Abuse and Neglect and the DCF Part 2 of 2

    Potential Child Abuse and Neglect and the DCF Part 2 of 2
    As previously discussed in part 1 of this blog series, if children are present when police come to your home in response to a domestic assault and battery report, they will report the instance of the domestic assault to the Department of…
  • Jul 22

    Potential Child Abuse and Neglect and the DCF Part 1 of 2

    Potential Child Abuse and Neglect and the DCF Part 1 of 2
    Any close living situation may eventually cause agitation and strife between those people living together. And in some cases, the situation reaches a boiling point and people start to lash out, sometimes even violently. When violence occurs…
  • Jul 13

    Possible Changes to Parole for Juveniles Serving Life Sentence

    Possible Changes to Parole for Juveniles Serving Life Sentence
    The hot topic before the state’s Senate right now is a bill that could give juveniles who are serving a life sentence the opportunity to become eligible for parole after serving a minimum of 20 years, the Berkshire Eagle reports.…
Rank this Week: 1131

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jul 31

    "Attorney General Eric Holder to Oppose Data-Driven Sentencing"

    "Attorney General Eric Holder to Oppose Data-Driven Sentencing"
    The title of this post is the headline of this important new article from Time detailing that the Attorney General is formally coming out against some of the data-driven, risk-based sentencing reforms based on concerns about the potential…
  • Jul 30

    "The Federal Marijuana Ban Is Rooted in Myth and Xenophobia"

    "The Federal Marijuana Ban Is Rooted in Myth and Xenophobia"
    The title of this post is the headline of this latest editorial in the New York Times series explaining its editorial judgment that marijuana prohibition should be ended (first noted here). Here are excerpts: The federal law that makes…
  • Jul 30

    Should civilly committed sex offenders get in trouble for watching Game of Thrones?

    Should civilly committed sex offenders get in trouble for watching Game of Thrones?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this intriguing local article from Virginia, which is headlined "Sex offender claims he was unfairly punished for watching HBO." Here are the notable details: A human rights…
Rank this Week: 172

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Loan Officer Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Lender

    Loan Officer Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Lender
    Paulynn Wright, 42, Knoxville, Tennessee, pleaded guilty on July 29, 2014, in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee at Knoxville, to conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Wright admitted conspiring to obtain a mortgage loan by…
  • Jul 31

    Developer Admits Stealing Financing From Affordable Housing Project

    Developer Admits Stealing Financing From Affordable Housing Project
    Robert Kahan, 68, Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, the developer of three Trenton, New Jersey, affordable housing projects admitted that he made false statements to a financial institution to divert project money for personal and other…
  • Jul 30

    Mortgage Fraud Conspirators Jailed for Straw Buyer Kickback Scheme

    Mortgage Fraud Conspirators Jailed for Straw Buyer Kickback Scheme
    Gregory D. Anderson, 47, Kingstree, South Carolina, was sentenced to 15 years prison, and his co-defendant Anthony C. Carrothers, 49, Charlotte, North Carolina, was sentenced to 10 months, for their involvement in a mortgage fraud conspiracy…
Rank this Week: 3

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Child Discipline or Child Abuse?

    Child Discipline or Child Abuse?
    While many norms differ from culture to culture, it's fair to say that nearly every society opposes the use of unnecessary violence against children, typically regarded as the most vulnerable and helpless members of society. However, as our…
  • Jul 28

    Single Mom Faces Mandatory Prison Time For Posessing Licensed, Registered Gun

    Single Mom Faces Mandatory Prison Time For Posessing Licensed, Registered Gun
    Most of the laws currently on the books were drawn up years ago, and today have unintended, undesirable effects. Mandatory minimum sentencing laws, for example, often target honest individuals who might have made simple mistakes, when…
  • Jul 24

    South Florida Woman Arrested for Counterfeit Money Demonstrates What Not To Do

    South Florida Woman Arrested for Counterfeit Money Demonstrates What Not To Do
    Earlier this month, a woman in Pompano Beach was arrested for allegedly using $400 in counterfeit money to purchase a pre-paid Visa card. As our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers understand it, the manager at the store at…
Rank this Week: 4217

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

Answers common questions about arrests, court procedures and penalties that apply to the Fort Walton Beach & Destin, Florida area. By Shawn Lupella.

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
  • Jul 31

    Juvenile Charged with Lewd and Lascivious Molestation In Okaloosa County

    Juvenile Charged with Lewd and Lascivious Molestation In Okaloosa County
    We were recently contacted by the parents of a juvenile charged with Lewd and Lascivious Molestation in Okaloosa County. We were able to get the felony charges dismissed prior to trial and the case was resolved with a lesser, misdemeanor…
  • Jul 30

    Okaloosa County Case Number 2014-MM-1056

    Okaloosa County Case Number 2014-MM-1056
    Military client charged with Resisting Arrest without Violence by Okaloosa County authorities. Through extensive negotiations and good timing, we were able to successfully obtain a 90 day Deferred Prosecution Agreement with minimum sanctions.…
  • Jul 29

    Should I Expect Jail Time Even On A First Offense Misdemeanor Or Felony In Okaloosa County?

    Should I Expect Jail Time Even On A First Offense Misdemeanor Or Felony In Okaloosa County?
    Every case is different and depending on the charge and the circumstances of the case, jail or prison is always possible. However, for the most part, incarceration is a rarity for most misdemeanors and low-level felonies if it is a first…
Rank this Week: 2275

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Illinois State Police Issue Emergency Rules Regarding Denials of Concealed Carry Permit

    Illinois State Police Issue Emergency Rules Regarding Denials of Concealed Carry Permit
    The Illinois State Police issued emergency rules last week dealing with the Concealed Carry License Review Board’s (CCLRB) denial of concealed carry permits. The new rules were created after dozens of lawsuits and more than 200…
  • Jul 28

    New Legislation Aimed at Increasing Regulations for Illinois Sex Offender

    New Legislation Aimed at Increasing Regulations for Illinois Sex Offender
    Elgin police are asking local legislators to enact legislation that would make it easier to arrest individuals convicted of Illinois sex crimes who fail to comply with sex offender registration requirements. Illinois law requires all…
  • Jul 24

    Illinois Appellate Court Denies Claim of Double Jeopardy

    Illinois Appellate Court Denies Claim of Double Jeopardy
    A Will County, Illinois man whose conviction on charges of predatory sexual assault was overturned by the Illinois Appellate Court, lost on his bid to have the re-trial on those same charges dismissed due to concerns that the prosecution…
Rank this Week: 1926

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/
  • Jul 31

    Colgan on Paying for Gideon

    Colgan on Paying for Gideon
    Beth A. Colgan (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law) has posted Paying for Gideon (Iowa Law Review, Vol. 99, p. 1929, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: To protect the “noble ideal” that “every defendant...
  • Jul 30

    "Exonerated Innocent Man Describes 21 Year Prison Nightmare"

    "Exonerated Innocent Man Describes 21 Year Prison Nightmare"
    The story is at TalkLeft. In part: [Attorney]William Bloss said his client was wrongfully convicted based on the false testimony of a couple who claimed Ireland told them he committed the crime after the state offered a $20,000 reward for...
  • Jul 30

    "The Drug War, the Fourth Amendment, and anal cavity searches in New Mexico"

    "The Drug War, the Fourth Amendment, and anal cavity searches in New Mexico"
    FourthAmendment.com links to and excerpts the story from Reason TV.
Rank this Week: 637

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 31

    “Hackcess” to Delusion: Tech Won’t Do It

    “Hackcess” to Delusion: Tech Won’t Do It
    As the bar exam takers this week learned the hard way, technology’s promise isn’t always kept.  Sure, it’s shiny and, when it works, can serve as a tool that makes life a bit easier. But when it doesn’t, such…
  • Jul 31

    Snitch or Suffer

    Snitch or Suffer
    The United States Department of Justice has grown fat and lazy.  Way back when, G-men had to go out and make their cases, find evidence of crimes and get their criminal.  It was hard work,  Then, they figured out a really cool…
  • Jul 30

    Why Can’t We See It Through The Cops’ Eye

    Why Can’t We See It Through The Cops’ Eye
    Via Radley Balko, the story of Roger Carlos’ beating in San Antonio reflects a disconnect from reality that ought to shame Police Chief William McManus into, at the very least, a tearful, heartfelt apology.  But no,…
Rank this Week: 19

TRACE Blog

TRACE Blog

Covers anti-bribery compliance.

http://traceblog.org/
  • Jul 31

    Biggest Compliance Stories for July 2014

    Biggest Compliance Stories for July 2014
    Take a moment to read our poll and vote for which headline you think was most newsworthy this month: UK’s Serious Fraud Office Charges Alstom Network UK with Corruption: The investigation, which commenced as a result of information…
  • Jul 22

    A Royal Mess, Pt. 2: Non-Profits, Charitable Contributions and the FCPA

    A Royal Mess, Pt. 2: Non-Profits, Charitable Contributions and the FCPA
    In our previous post, we discussed the ongoing corruption case against Princess Cristina of Spain and her husband, Duke Iñaki Urdungarin. Urdangarin, a former Olympian, is accused of using his position to skim money from government…
  • Jul 15

    A Royal Mess, Pt. 1: Spanish Princess Charged with Corruption

    A Royal Mess, Pt. 1: Spanish Princess Charged with Corruption
    If there are perks to being a member of the Spanish royal family (undoubtedly there are), immunity from corruption prosecutions is not one of them. Last month, on June 25th, Princess Cristina of Spain was charged with tax fraud and money…
Rank this Week: 2161

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Jul 31

    What Happens During My First Court Appearance in a California Criminal Case?

    What Happens During My First Court Appearance in a California Criminal Case?
    If you have recently been arrested and charged with a criminal offense in California you are likely apprehensive about your first court appearance. Unless this is not your first arrest, you may have no idea what to expect from your initial…
  • Jul 29

    Can I Finish My Probation Early in California?

    Can I Finish My Probation Early in California?
    If you were convicted of a criminal offense in California, either through accepting a guilty plea agreement or at trial, you may have been sentenced to a lengthy term of probation. Probation can be restrictive, costly, and time-consuming. In…
  • Jul 24

    Can I Be Arrested for Theft by A Credit or Debit Card in California?

    Can I Be Arrested for Theft by A Credit or Debit Card in California?
    In today’s electronic age most people do the bulk of their financial transactions online and with bank cards. Few people use cash anymore to make purchases or pay bills. As a result, theft offenses involving credit cards and debit cards…
Rank this Week: 2996

Questions and Answers About…

Questions and Answers About Arrests, Criminal Procdures and Policies

By the Law Offices of Patituce & Associates, LLC.

http://www.patitucelaw.com/faqs/
  • Jul 30

    What Are The Penalties For A Juvenile Accused Of Rape?

    What Are The Penalties For A Juvenile Accused Of Rape?
    In Ohio juveniles and adults typically go through two different legal systems that have two different purposes. But there are cases where a juvenile can be tried as an adult. When it comes to rape, an adult would typically look at 3 to 11…
  • Jul 30

    What Happens On An OVI Charge In Ravenna Municipal Court?

    What Happens On An OVI Charge In Ravenna Municipal Court?
    We routinely practice OVI defense in Ravenna Municipal Court and we can tell you that there is some really great news and bad news about your case if you have been charged there. If you have not already you need to hire the most experienced…
  • Jul 30

    Who Should I Hire To Represent Me On My DUI Charge?

    Who Should I Hire To Represent Me On My DUI Charge?
    With more and more people turning to the internet to figure out who they should hire to defend them on their DUI charges it becomes difficult to figure out who the best attorney to hire is. So who should you hire to represent you on your DUI…
Rank this Week: 2737

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
  • Jul 30

    Does NERA Apply In New Jersey Aggravated Assault Convictions?

    Does NERA Apply In New Jersey Aggravated Assault Convictions?
    NERA, the No Early Release Act, is an effort on the part of the legislature to ensure that violent individuals stay behind bars once convicted. If you are convicted of a crime and NERA applies, you will serve 85% of your sentence before…
  • Jul 30

    What Does “Physical Menace” Mean In An Assault Charge In New Jersey?

    What Does “Physical Menace” Mean In An Assault Charge In New Jersey?
    Physical menace in the context of an assault charge means an act or acts which are physically threatening to the victim. Physical menace does not include words, even threats. It is a physical engagement in an altercation that would cause a…
  • Jul 24

    When Can I Expunge A Criminal Conviction In New Jersey?

    When Can I Expunge A Criminal Conviction In New Jersey?
    Expungement is a way for New Jersey residents to hide past mistakes from potential landlords, employers, and others. While the process is relatively straightforward in many cases, the more serious the mistakes you may have made, the harder it…
Rank this Week: 2731

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

Covers DUI charges and legal defenses. By Matthew W. Reisig.

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    Can Police Administer Non-Authorized Field Sobriety Tests?

    Can Police Administer Non-Authorized Field Sobriety Tests?
    They can, but the results of non-standard Field Sobriety Tests are not admissible in court. Even authorized Field Sobriety Tests can be fought on a variety of grounds, from medical conditions in the person taking the test to a police…
  • Jul 30

    What Groups Can’t Legally Provide Samples For The Alcotest In New Jersey?

    What Groups Can’t Legally Provide Samples For The Alcotest In New Jersey?
    In New Jersey, there are no groups who can’t legally provide samples for the Alcotest device, but the New Jersey Supreme Court has carved out an exception for women over the age of 60. Read More
  • Jul 24

    What Field Sobriety Tests Are New Jersey Cops Allowed To Administer?

    What Field Sobriety Tests Are New Jersey Cops Allowed To Administer?
    Police in New Jersey are trained in using just three field sobriety tests, and any other “sobriety testing” performed beyond that is likely to be inadmissible in court. Read More
Rank this Week: 3665

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/
  • Jul 30

    Georgia Woman Sentenced for DUI Driving… With 4 Children in Her Car!

    Georgia Woman Sentenced for DUI Driving… With 4 Children in Her Car!
    A recent incident in Milton, Georgia serves as a cautionary tale for potential Los Angeles DUI drivers. On Tuesday, July 8, Milton resident Marjorie Rose Ryan-Santos pled guilty in a DUI driving incident that led to a car accident the week…
  • Jul 28

    Signs That You Might Need a New Los Angeles DUI Lawyer

    Signs That You Might Need a New Los Angeles DUI Lawyer
    You’ve already retained an attorney for a DUI in Los Angeles charge, and you’re hoping that your first few uncomfortable experiences with the attorney (or his or her law firm) were just a hiccup. But you’re not so sure. No…
  • Jul 23

    Give Yourself a “Time Out” from Worrying about Your Los Angeles DUI

    Give Yourself a “Time Out” from Worrying about Your Los Angeles DUI
    Ever since you woke up the morning after your Los Angeles DUI arrest, you have been obsessed with your case and deeply worried about what will happen to you and your life. • Will a six-month California driver’s license suspension…
Rank this Week: 1663

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jul 30

    DISBARRED THE SERIES: GARTH DRABINSKY

    DISBARRED THE SERIES: GARTH DRABINSKY
    How far the mighty fall….Garth Drabinsky was an entertainment mogul in the world of theatre, whose productions including Phantom of the Opera, Showboat, Sunset Boulevard, and Kiss of the Spider Woman, garnered nineteen Tony awards for…
  • Jul 28

    Convicted Murderer Teaches Himself the Law, Obtains a New Trial and Acquittal

    Convicted Murderer Teaches Himself the Law, Obtains a New Trial and Acquittal
    Rodell Sanders is yet another victim of a corrupt criminal justice system in America. In 1993 he was a member of a gang called the Gangster Disciples in Chicago, Illinois. In December 1993 a carjacking took place resulting in a robbery and…
  • Jul 27

    Would You Hire a 101 Year-Old Lawyer?

    Would You Hire a 101 Year-Old Lawyer?
    Philadelphia lawyer, Murray Shusterman, loves the law and has no intention of retiring anytime soon, despite his pending 102nd birthday. A lawyer since 1936 he practices corporate and real estate law at blue-chip firm Fox Rothschild, a firm…
Rank this Week: 1063

Riverside CA Personal Injury Law…

Riverside CA Personal Injury Law Blog

By Rizio & Nelson.

http://www.rizioandnelson.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    California motor vehicle accident kills pregnant woman

    California motor vehicle accident kills pregnant woman
    Drunk driving can often lead to dangerous situations that turn into serious accidents before any driver can react. These types of accidents can often leave the victims with serious injuries that have the ability to turn fatal. Car accidents…
  • Jul 28

    California driver faces charges after fatal car accident kills 1

    California driver faces charges after fatal car accident kills 1
    Negligent drivers are often the cause of car crashes in California, as well as others that occur across the country. The actions of a driver can have deadly consequences, as was apparently the case in a recent fatal car accident....
  • Jul 16

    Fatal truck accident kills 1 in California

    Fatal truck accident kills 1 in California
    Car accidents can be tragic enough if multiple vehicles are involved, but if a massive 18-wheeler is involved, the severity of the accident can increase rapidly. The size and weight of most commercial trucks can mean that those involved in...
Rank this Week: 4428

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    Las Vegas White Collar Crime

    Las Vegas White Collar Crime
    White Collar Crime is Actually more Common than you Think  White collar crime has received renewed attention recently, as more and more people are becoming concerned about what the government and large corporations do behind closed…
  • Jul 30

    Sex Crimes in Las Vega

    Sex Crimes in Las Vega
    Sex Crimes and Offender Registry in Nevada: What you need to Know  In Nevada, sex crimes are considered “crimes against the person”, and range from sexual assault to statutory sexual seduction. Defined in Section 200 of the…
  • Jul 28

    Weapons Laws in Nevada

    Weapons Laws in Nevada
    Know the law when it Comes to Weapons in Nevada  Guns are legal in Nevada; however, there are restrictions on their use and possession. As such, people could be charged with a weapons offense if they carry a weapon in an unauthorized…
Rank this Week: 3819

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1325

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Jul 30

    Rikers Corruption Probe Nets 7

    Rikers Corruption Probe Nets 7
    As discussed here in a July 9 post, New York City's Department of Investigation has been engaged in an intensive and detailed probe into misconduct inside the City's largest jail complex, Rikers Island. As discussed then -- following the…
  • Jul 29

    Criminal Sentencing and Judicial Activism

    Criminal Sentencing and Judicial Activism
    This is a warm and fuzzy story about judicial activism in criminal sentencing. I mean that in the best possible way.It comes by way of the New York Times and concerns one federal judge's frustration that badly constructed mandatory minimum…
  • Jul 26

    Roll It Up. Light It Up. Smoke It Up. Sayeth the NY Times.

    Roll It Up. Light It Up. Smoke It Up. Sayeth the NY Times.
    The headline credit really belongs to Cypress Hill, but we'll give the Times a h/t. In an Editorial, the paper of record called for the federal decriminalization of marijuana. That's a big deal. As the editorial acknowledges, it isn't…
Rank this Week: 31

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Police Sergeant acted reasonably...cont

    Police Sergeant acted reasonably...cont
    In deciding whether the police acted properly in this criminal case, the inquiry into the propriety of police conduct must weigh the degree of intrusion it entails against the precipitating and attending circumstances. The touchstone of any…
  • Jul 30

    Family Court Act § 311.4(3)

    Family Court Act § 311.4(3)
    Respondent's background was obtained by means of questions put to TS who has supervised respondent's foster care with New York Foundling since 2007. Criminal Respondent was referred to the Girls Education & Mentoring Services, a social…
  • Jul 30

    Code of Judicial Conduct

    Code of Judicial Conduct
    In an unprecedented action in the County of Suffolk, the prosecutor, on behalf of the People of the State of New York, requests an order disqualifying or recusing this court from presiding as the assigned judge of two separate indictments...
Rank this Week: 1737

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
Rank this Week: 356

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
  • Jul 30

    Bumps in the Road for Hair Microscopy Case Review

    Bumps in the Road for Hair Microscopy Case Review
    One year after the Innocence Project and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers announced its partnership with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to review microscopic hair…
  • Jul 29

    Connecticut Exoneree Seeks Compensation

    Connecticut Exoneree Seeks Compensation
    Nearly five years after a Connecticut man was exonerated of a rape and murder he did not commit, he will go back to court in an effort to be compensated from the state. The Hartford Courant reported that Kenneth Ireland, who spent two decades…
  • Jul 28

    New Study Links Sleep Deprivation to False Memorie

    New Study Links Sleep Deprivation to False Memorie
    A new study out of University of California, Irvine revealed a link between sleep deprivation and false memories. Lead researcher Steven Frenda told the Huffington Post that a lack of sleep can lead to memories being more easily manipulated…
Rank this Week: 4674

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/
  • Jul 30

    Measuring Drugged Driving in Illinoi

    Measuring Drugged Driving in Illinoi
    Most people know that it is unlawful to drive under the influence of drugs in Illinois. What is less clear is how Illinois measures how much of a substance a person can have in their system while driving in order to be considered legally…
  • Jul 27

    Naperville, Cook and DuPage Counties Top Lists in Illinois DUI Arrest

    Naperville, Cook and DuPage Counties Top Lists in Illinois DUI Arrest
    According to data collected by the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists (AAIM), Naperville police officers made 553 DUI arrests in Illinois in 2013. This ranks as second in Illinois, excluding the Chicago area. Naperville has ranked second…
  • Jul 26

    Confessions and Accused Rights in Illinoi

    Confessions and Accused Rights in Illinoi
    Being taken into police custody for the alleged commission of a crime can be a harrowing experience. An individual may be isolated by themselves in a questioning room and forced to stay alone for long periods of time, and some of these…
Rank this Week: 992

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/
Rank this Week: 958

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses topics related to DWI, criminal defense, traffic tickets, CDL defense, open records, Texas laws, and the War on Drugs. By Robert Guest.

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Rockwall Municipal Court

    Rockwall Municipal Court
    As you should be aware Guest and Gray’s criminal defense team has an office in Rockwall now. We don’t handle a lot of ticket level offenses, but I spent an hour in the Rockwall Municipal Court this afternoon and thought I’d…
  • Jul 27

    The police never read me my rights!

    The police never read me my rights!
    First, you should understand what your rights are, and then we can discuss why the police did not read them to you. You do not have to wait for Miranda warnings to remain silent or ask for a lawyer! In Texas you only have to ID yourself if…
  • Jul 26

    A Detective called and wants me to come in for an interview, what should I do?

    A Detective called and wants me to come in for an interview, what should I do?
    So a detective has called you up and invited you down to the local police sheriff’s department for an interview? When you arrive they will tell you that you are free to go at any time, and that they just want to get your side of the…
Rank this Week: 1847

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
Rank this Week: 1377

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jul 30

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Good Samaritans Attacked for Reporting Child Locked in Hot Car: A Colorado woman who alerted police about a child being locked in a hot car has been seriously injured after the child's mother ran the woman and her boyfriend over. ...
  • Jul 30

    A Capital Defense Attorney With The Right Attitude

    A Capital Defense Attorney With The Right Attitude
    Not all capital defense attorneys see themselves as being on a crusade to abolish the death penalty or to throw sand in the gears in the meantime.  David Goodwin has a letter to the editor in the L.A. Times in...
  • Jul 30

    John Gleeson, Defense Lawyer in a Robe

    John Gleeson, Defense Lawyer in a Robe
    A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, judges were neutral.  Parities made their arguments as best they could, and the judge, not taking one side or the other, decided the case under the law.Then there's the Eastern...
Rank this Week: 247

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

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

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
Rank this Week: 38

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Narrow Ruling As To When Federal Court Can Consider New Evidence on Habeas Review

    Narrow Ruling As To When Federal Court Can Consider New Evidence on Habeas Review
    The Bureau of National Affairs' Criminal Law Reporter just released an article indicating that at least one federal circuit court of appeals is now allowing petitioners to present new evidence during habeas proceedings under narrow…
  • Jul 30

    Holdings: State v. Murry, New Mexico Court of Appeal

    Holdings: State v. Murry, New Mexico Court of Appeal
    Dealing with an illegal seizure, the New Mexico Court of Appeals overturned a defendant's convictions based on violations of the defendant's Fourth Amendment rights.  The defendant in the case had accepted a conditional plea, in which…
  • Jul 29

    A Win For The Second Amendment

    A Win For The Second Amendment
    Here's an article on a Federal Judge's decision to strike down the last ban on public gun ownership.  The law was in effect in Washington D.C., and now, after a long fight, the federal courts have ruled that the law is unconstitutional.…
Rank this Week: 2398

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/
  • Jul 30

    The One Thing You Absolutely Must Know about Your Los Angeles DUI Charge

    The One Thing You Absolutely Must Know about Your Los Angeles DUI Charge
    Your Los Angeles DUI charge has thrown your world way out of balance. For the first time, you probably feel oddly connected to Lindsay Lohan and Nick Nolte – you know how humiliating, frustrating and scary it can be to stand accused of…
  • Jul 28

    Alabama Football Player Accused, California Rapper Exonerated of DUI Charge

    Alabama Football Player Accused, California Rapper Exonerated of DUI Charge
    Drivers facing Los Angeles DUI charges may not relate to the high-profile status of the individuals in these recent news stories, but they can certainly relate to their legal situations. On Sunday, July 3, Tuscaloosa police arrested Jarran…
  • Jul 21

    Fatal Las Vegas Crash Results in Plea Deal for Exotic Dancer

    Fatal Las Vegas Crash Results in Plea Deal for Exotic Dancer
    Los Angeles DUIs often cause unintended and tragic consequences. Consider, for instance, a horrible recent Las Vegas collision that caused the death of a man and injuries to his 2-year-old son. On the morning of March 23, 2013, exotic dancer…
Rank this Week: 245

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    In Florida leaving a child in the Car is Not Illegal

    In Florida leaving a child in the Car is Not Illegal
    Under Florida law, Section 316.6135, it is not unlawful to leave a child in an automobile. Whether you believe it is prudent or unwise is a personal preference. This blog only addresses the law in Florida and not moral or personal…
  • Jul 29

    Grand Theft on the Rise in Palm Beach County, FL

    Grand Theft on the Rise in Palm Beach County, FL
    In the State of Florida, if you are being accused or have been freshly arrested for Grand Theft, you must act quickly in obtaining a criminal lawyer. Palm Beach County has recently witnessed several newsworthy arrests for the crimes of grand…
  • Jul 28

    Blood Tests in DUI Incidents Resulting in Crashe

    Blood Tests in DUI Incidents Resulting in Crashe
    Under Florida Law, 316.1933 (1) (a) if a Law Enforcement Officer has probable cause to believe that a motor vehicle driven by or in the actual physical control of a person under the influence of alcoholic beverages, any chemical substances,…
Rank this Week: 3920

Minnesota Law Blog

Minnesota Law Blog

Covers Minnesota criminal law. By Paul Edlund.

http://pauledlundlaw.com/law-blog/
  • Jul 30

    Minnesota Inmate Settles Negligence Suit 

    Minnesota Inmate Settles Negligence Suit 
    The Minnesota Department of Corrections has agreed to pay an inmate $130,000 to drop a negligence suit after the prisoner suffered permanent neurological damage under the facility’s care. Erick Thomas suffered a serious medical episode…
  • Jul 29

    Los Angeles Jury Awards Giants Fan $14 Million in Injury Suit

    Los Angeles Jury Awards Giants Fan $14 Million in Injury Suit
    A Los Angeles Superior Court jury ruled that the Los Angeles Dodgers were partially responsible for failing to maintain a large enough security presence during the first game of the 2011 season when a visiting fan was severely beaten in the…
  • Jul 24

    Shoplifter Awarded $500,000 In Police Brutality Suit

    Shoplifter Awarded $500,000 In Police Brutality Suit
    A man who pled guilty to shoplifting shrimp from a supermarket was awarded $510,000 by a jury after he won a police brutality suit against the Brooklyn Police Department. The whole ordeal began when Kevin Jarman, 50, was arrested outside…
Rank this Week: 2944

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    ANOTHER THOUGHTFUL JUDGE

    ANOTHER THOUGHTFUL JUDGE
    Longtime and careful readers of this blog know the high regard in which we hold US District Court Judge John Gleeson (EDNY). And Judge Gleeson again proves that humanity and common sense belong in the justice system. In Judge Gleeson's…
  • Jul 28

    A JUDGE SPEAKS

    A JUDGE SPEAKS
    Every now and then the system works. A wise and experienced and successful individual runs for judge not because s/he needs a steady paycheck and a decent retirement, but because they want to give back to this community and hopefully…
  • Jul 24

    BRIAN MCDONALD RETIRES

    BRIAN MCDONALD RETIRES
    In the arena of criminal law in Miami, Assistant Public Defender Brian McDonald has seen it all and done it all and given all to his clients.  He was here during the McDuffie and Lozano riots, and the crack scourge and the cocaine…
Rank this Week: 144

White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

Tracks developments in notable white collar and securities enforcement actions. By Brune & Richard LLP.

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
Rank this Week: 2136

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2413

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Jul 30

    “Equal Justice Under Law”: Why Alec Karakatsanis Is Not Smug, Humorless Public Interest Lawyer

    “Equal Justice Under Law”: Why Alec Karakatsanis Is Not Smug, Humorless Public Interest Lawyer
    One of the hazards of public interest work is that it seems to contribute to smugness.  I may be underpaid and overworked.  But at least I am doing the Lord’s work.  And that work is more important than anything my higher…
  • Jul 24

    “Observe and Report”

    “Observe and Report”
    This is what the witness’ duty is.  It is not to “protect and serve” like a regular police officer.  Instead, it is to “observe and report.” The judge isn’t sure she heard this right, and she asks…
  • Jul 18

    Who Wants To Be The Last Person Arrested for Possessing An Ounce Of Marijuana In DC?

    Who Wants To Be The Last Person Arrested for Possessing An Ounce Of Marijuana In DC?
    With the Marijuana Possession Decriminalization Amendment Act of 2014 having gone into effect yesterday, the Washington Post did an article today discussing the fate of the last few people who were arrested under the old law.  (From now…
Rank this Week: 617

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/
  • Jul 30

    'Do border surges work?' For incumbent pols, but not really the rest of u

    'Do border surges work?' For incumbent pols, but not really the rest of u
    The Austin Statesman on Sunday published an extended investigative piece on Texas' beefed up border security efforts and posed the simple but controversial question: "Do border surges work?" The article tracks several themes examined on Grits…
  • Jul 28

    Dallas man exonerated via testing rape kit backlog

    Dallas man exonerated via testing rape kit backlog
    While I was on vacation in Mexico last week, Texas last week saw its first exoneration in which the District Attorney proactively tested samples from rape kit backlogs and the exoneree had pled out, long ago served his time, and was not…
  • Jul 19

    A glimpse into grand jury misconduct

    A glimpse into grand jury misconduct
    Lisa Falkenberg at the Houston Chronicle has posted the first two of a three-part series describing abusive interrogation by a grand jury so intense it may cause a capital murder conviction in a police officer's death to be overturned.…
Rank this Week: 142

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as technology and the law, computer forensics and cyber crime defense. By David S. Seltzer.

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Breaking News from U.S. Sentencing Commission Good News for Offender

    Breaking News from U.S. Sentencing Commission Good News for Offender
    Individuals serving sentences for cybercrimes in Florida will likely be interested in a recent development out of Washington, D.C., which may predict a change in how courts enforce sentencing guidelines. The U.S. Sentencing Commission…
  • Jul 21

    Teen in Virginia Sexting Case Accuses Authorities of Exploitation

    Teen in Virginia Sexting Case Accuses Authorities of Exploitation
    In our last post, we introduced the story of a Manassas County, Virginia, teen accused of child pornography after he sent an explicit video to his 15-year-old girlfriend. As this strange case continues to unfold, numerous questions remain,…
  • Jul 16

    Bizarre Virginia Teenage Sexting Case Raises Questions about Police Behavior

    Bizarre Virginia Teenage Sexting Case Raises Questions about Police Behavior
    Florida residents who face unfounded child pornography charges may sympathize with the case of a Virginia teenager whose recent arrest raised significant questions about the lengths to which law enforcement officials may go to obtain a…
Rank this Week: 1859

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law in Florida. By Pawuk & Pawuk, P.A.

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Pasco Sheriff has your medical record

    Pasco Sheriff has your medical record
    In a case that’s been ongoing since 2011, the State of Florida is prosecuting Dr. William Crumbley for allegedly running a non licensed pain management clinic, a third degree felony.  The State alleges that Dr. Crumbley wrote…
  • Jul 29

    Judge Wrongfully Excluded Media from Prospective Juror Examination in ‘Loud Music Trial’, Appeals Court Rule

    Judge Wrongfully Excluded Media from Prospective Juror Examination in ‘Loud Music Trial’, Appeals Court Rule
    The high-profile prosecution of a man accused of murder and attempted murder in Jacksonville’s “loud music trial” drew national attention and coverage from a huge number of media sources. A recent First District Court of…
  • Jul 10

    Prisoner Gets Second Chance to Seek Credit for Time Served Out of County and Out of State

    Prisoner Gets Second Chance to Seek Credit for Time Served Out of County and Out of State
    A man convicted and sentenced in Pinellas County but who also served time out-of-county and out-of-state received a renewed chance to obtain credit for that time served. The Second District Court of Appeal revived the prisoner’s motion…
Rank this Week: 2091

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Jul 30

    Phoenix Suns P.J. Tucker Arrested for Super Extreme DUI

    Phoenix Suns P.J. Tucker Arrested for Super Extreme DUI
    P.J. Tucker, a Phoenix Suns player, was arrested in May of 2014 for a super extreme DUI in Scottsdale, Arizona. Tucker was pulled over by a police officer after he drove through a stop sign in his 2011 Mercedes Benz near North Buckboard Trail…
  • Jul 29

    Korean Baby Dies While Parents Played Video Game

    Korean Baby Dies While Parents Played Video Game
    Every day children tragically die. Many times, these children are suffering from parental neglect, which leads to a life lost at a young age. One story of neglect caught film maker, Valerie Veatch’s attention. Love Child Valerie was in…
  • Jul 28

    Will Banks Be Funding Legal Marijuana Businesses?

    Will Banks Be Funding Legal Marijuana Businesses?
    As of 2012, the states of Colorado and Washington have legalized the recreational use of marijuana.  In addition, medical marijuana is legal in 23 states, including Arizona, and in the District of Columbia. According to…
Rank this Week: 1957

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Covers news and information related to criminal law and life. By Charles M. Rowland II.

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    Vehicle Forfeiture: Where Does The Money Go?

    Vehicle Forfeiture: Where Does The Money Go?
    Have you ever wondered where the money goes following a vehicle forfeiture? Does your police agency have some really cool sports cars, tricked out SUVs or ruggedly expensive off-road vehicles?  Chances are they got it via Ohio’s…
  • Jul 28

    Methods for Obtaining A Test Under Ohio’s Implied Consent Law

    Methods for Obtaining A Test Under Ohio’s Implied Consent Law
        When you drive on Ohio’s roadways you are assumed to have consented to a search of your blood, breath, plasma or urine if you are arrested pursuant to the Ohio Drunk Driving statute, R.C. 4511.19(A) or R.C. 4511.19(B).…
  • Jul 24

    Pay Online At The Vandalia Municipal Court

    Pay Online At The Vandalia Municipal Court
    The Vandalia Municipal Court has made it easy to pay your violation using its website.  To find out how to make an online payment visit HERE.  To make a payment visit the court HERE. If you choose this form of payment, please check…
Rank this Week: 4409