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The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Sep 26

    How to Safely Drive in the Rain

    How to Safely Drive in the Rain
    Wet roads and poor visibility can greatly increase your risk of a crash. In fact, according to AAA, wet roads contribute to as many as 1.2 million traffic accidents each year. Poor weather conditions make it more difficult for drivers to…
  • Sep 26

    How Social Media Can Ruin Your Personal Injury Claim

    How Social Media Can Ruin Your Personal Injury Claim
    You are probably well aware that employers and college admissions boards check your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social media sites as a routine part of the hiring or admissions process, and what they find can have a significant…
  • Sep 21

    What are jackknife truck accidents?

    What are jackknife truck accidents?
    Accidents that involve large commercial tractor-trailer trucks leave thousands of people with devastating injuries each year. Jackknife truck accidents are one of the most dangerous types of these crashes, because they often involve multiple…
Rank this Week: 741

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 26

    UnFavorability Ratings: Another Meaningless Poll Number

    UnFavorability Ratings: Another Meaningless Poll Number
    I'm really tired of seeing the media proclaim Trump and Clinton have the lowest favorability ratings in modern history. So what? If there's a story here, it's that Trump's favorability rating is 9 points lower than Hillary's,... [[ This is…
  • Sep 26

    Pre-Debate Thread: What Would You Be Listening To?

    Pre-Debate Thread: What Would You Be Listening To?
    Do candidates, like athletes, use music to psych themselves up for the big event? I bet they do. So what would Hillary be listening to? (I wouldn't be surprised if Trump is tone deaf and listens to nothing but his own voice, so I'm…
  • Sep 25

    Bono to Las Vegas: Don't Gamble on Trump, You'll Lose it All

    Bono to Las Vegas: Don't Gamble on Trump, You'll Lose it All
    At the iHeart Music Festival in Las Vegas Friday -- U2 blows up Donald Trump on the big screen. Bono says, "Las Vegas, Are you ready to gamble?" "Are you ready to gamble your house?" "Are you ready to gamble the American dream?" On the big…
Rank this Week: 2

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    Answer Found for Rising Violent Crime

    Answer Found for Rising Violent Crime
    Earlier today, I posted the news that violent crime, and murder in particular, had risen by double digit percentages in 2015.  (Actually, this has been known for months, and Kent and I have often said as much, but the official...
  • Sep 26

    Coin-Flip, Anyone?

    Coin-Flip, Anyone?
    Some mostly off-topic political notes....
  • Sep 26

    News Scan

    News Scan
    CA Double Murderer Gets Death Penalty:  A California man convicted of murder in December was sentenced to death on Friday.  The AP reports that Orange County Superior Judge John Conley affirmed the jury's recommendation that Daniel…
Rank this Week: 4944

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 2324

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Sep 26

    "Obama’s Opioid Offensive Again Ignores the Cannabis Solution"

    "Obama’s Opioid Offensive Again Ignores the Cannabis Solution"
    The title of this post is the headline of this recent commentary authored by Don Fitch over at Marijuana Politics. Here are excerpts (with links and emphasis from the original): Startled by high numbers of American deaths from opioids, the…
  • Sep 26

    New poll suggests Pine Tree state voters are likely to legalize recreation marijuana this November

    New poll suggests Pine Tree state voters are likely to legalize recreation marijuana this November
    This new local article, headlined "Most Mainers favor legalizing marijuana for recreational use, poll finds," suggests that marijuana reformers are poised to add Maine to the list of states that have approved recreational marijuana…
  • Sep 25

    "Legalizing Marijuana: It Changes Policing, But May Leave Racial Disparities"

    "Legalizing Marijuana: It Changes Policing, But May Leave Racial Disparities"
    The title of this post is the headline of this new NPR story, which includes these excerpts: California is one of five states this year where marijuana legalization is on the ballot. Washington and Colorado paved the way for making…
Rank this Week: 1724

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/
  • Sep 26

    Marder on Foster v. Chatman and the Peremptory Challenge

    Marder on Foster v. Chatman and the Peremptory Challenge
    Nancy S. Marder (Illinois Institute of Technology - Chicago-Kent College of Law) has posted Foster v. Chatman: A Missed Opportunity for Batson and the Peremptory Challenge on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In the 2015 Term, the United States…
  • Sep 26

    Vazquez & Vladeck on The Constitutional Right to Collateral Post-Conviction Review

    Vazquez & Vladeck on The Constitutional Right to Collateral Post-Conviction Review
    Carlos Manuel Vazquez and Stephen I. Vladeck (Georgetown University Law Center and University of Texas School of Law) have posted The Constitutional Right to Collateral Post-Conviction Review (103 Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN.…
  • Sep 26

    Gaudet & Marchant on Neuroimaging Evidence

    Gaudet & Marchant on Neuroimaging Evidence
    Lyn M. Gaudet and Gary E. Marchant (Arizona State University (ASU) - Center for Law, Science, and Innovation and Arizona State University - College of Law) have posted Under the Radar: Neuroimaging Evidence in the Criminal Courtroom (Drake…
Rank this Week: 2315

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law. By Abdo Law Firm.

http://www.michigancriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 26

    What to Expect if Charged with Retail Fraud in Washington Township (42-1 District Court)

    What to Expect if Charged with Retail Fraud in Washington Township (42-1 District Court)
    Retail fraud is the formal criminal charge when a person is caught shoplifting in Michigan.  Although the information in this publication is relevant to our retail fraud practice in Macomb County, I would say that the vast…
  • Sep 22

    Macomb County Drunk Driving Update

    Macomb County Drunk Driving Update
    Drunk driving is charged as a crime; not a traffic violation. From our experience, first offenders finding themselves in this position rarely fit the mold of someone that you would expect to get into trouble with the law. On the…
  • Jul 14

    Michigan Driver Responsibility Fees; It Pays to Fight Every Traffic Ticket!

    Michigan Driver Responsibility Fees; It Pays to Fight Every Traffic Ticket!
    Since 2003, the State of Michigan collects Driver Responsibility Fees against driver’s when excessive points are abstracted on a person’s driving record (Category 1 Offenses). Fees are also collected for specific offenses,…
Rank this Week: 2891

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Sep 26

    Movie "Sully" Reveals Different Perceptions of Investigators and Investigatee

    Movie "Sully" Reveals Different Perceptions of Investigators and Investigatee
    In the recently-released hit movie "Sully," about a pilot who landed a disabled US Airways plane on the Hudson River after its engines hit a flock of geese shortly after taking off from LaGuardia Airport, the film's heroes, Capt.…
  • Sep 12

    Some Additional Thoughts on the McDonnell Decision

    Some Additional Thoughts on the McDonnell Decision
    I agree with my colleague Prof. Podgor that DOJ made the "right decision" to drop the prosecution of former Virginia governor Robert McDonnell. Under the narrow definition of "official act" given by the Supreme Court a…
  • Sep 8

    Declining to Re-Prosecute McDonnell - The Right Decision

    Declining to Re-Prosecute McDonnell - The Right Decision
    As noted here by Solomon Wisenberg, DOJ moved to remand the case against Robert F. McDonnell to the district court in order to dismiss the indictment with prejudice. Many in the media have reported about this dismissal (e.g., Washington…
Rank this Week: 2322

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/
  • Sep 26

    Fatal DUI Hit-and-Run Accident in Boston Alleged

    Fatal DUI Hit-and-Run Accident in Boston Alleged
    Unfortunately, many drunk driving accidents in Boston also involve a hit-and-run driver.  The reason for this is because some of these drunk drivers realize they will likely be arrested for drunk driving in addition to other charges…
  • Sep 24

    Report: Alleged Drunk Driver in Boston Hits Police Cruiser – Trooper Injured

    Report: Alleged Drunk Driver in Boston Hits Police Cruiser – Trooper Injured
    According to a recent news feature from CBS Local Boston, a woman has just been arrested after she allegedly crashed into a Massachusetts State Police Cruiser in Boston, injuring a trooper.  Authorities say the alleged drunk driving…
  • Sep 22

    Police Officer Accused of Drunk Driving Crash Talks Fast Food

    Police Officer Accused of Drunk Driving Crash Talks Fast Food
    In a rather bizarre incident reported by KATU 2 News, a police officer alleged to have been responsible for a drunk driving crash in a city-owned vehicle. He reportedly struck up a conversation with arresting officers about fast food and…
Rank this Week: 3063

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 1457

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law, juvenile law, and domestic violence. By the Law Offices of Rudolph E. Loewenstein.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Evading A Police Officer in Orange County, CA

    Evading A Police Officer in Orange County, CA
    California Vehicle Code Section 2800.1 and 2800.2 make it illegal to flee or attempt to evade a police officer. The individual who flees from the police after the police turn on the overhead lights would seem to be in for trouble. What with…
  • Jul 23

    Elder Abuse in Orange County, CA

    Elder Abuse in Orange County, CA
    I receive lots of inquiries about elder abuse from people who have read my previous blogs and visited my website. Most of the contacts are from folks who believe that their elderly relatives have been either physically or financially abused…
  • Jul 23

    Elder Abuse in Orange County, CA

    Elder Abuse in Orange County, CA
    I receive lots of inquiries about elder abuse from people who have read my previous blogs and visited my website. Most of the contacts are from folks who believe that their elderly relatives have been either physically or financially abused…
Rank this Week: 4565

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/
  • Sep 26

    Officers Face Charges After DUI Cover Up

    Officers Face Charges After DUI Cover Up
    Most police officers in the City of Angels take very seriously their responsibility to get Los Angeles DUI drivers off the road. Occasionally, however, some law enforcement officials may turn a blind eye to someone’s drinking and…
  • Sep 21

    Children Are Often Victims in DUI Crashe

    Children Are Often Victims in DUI Crashe
    The State of California law recognizes that children involved in incidents of DUI in Los Angeles are at special risk; in fact, California Vehicle Code 23572 mandates enhancements in penalties for anyone driving DUI with kids in the car. For a…
  • Sep 19

    New “Potalyzer” Could Test for Marijuana DUI

    New “Potalyzer” Could Test for Marijuana DUI
    When someone arrested for DUI in Los Angeles is under the influence of alcohol, law enforcement officials have a fairly easy way to measure the degree of intoxication with a breathalyzer test and/or a blood alcohol concentration test. But…
Rank this Week: 4243

Landsberg Law Office Blog

Landsberg Law Office Blog

Features the story of the life, times and tribulations of a Trial Attorney in Paradise.

http://808crime.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    How to install the ignition interlock

    How to install the ignition interlock
    Getting a DUI is no fun, but one of the worst penalties that you may be subject to is a license suspension. The license exception is generally at a minimum a year, and the license suspension is absolute, meaning no exceptions for work or…
  • Sep 14

    Shanah Tovah! Happy New Year

    Shanah Tovah! Happy New Year
    Why do I only do posts for New Year’s? At the end (and the beginning) of the Jewish Calendar we celebrate New Year. One of the traditional foods we eat is apples dipped in honey. The natural sweetness of the apples is important, but we…
  • Jun 29

    National DUI vs. Hawaii DUI

    National DUI vs. Hawaii DUI
    “There’s three types of lies in the world: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” – Origin disputed.  Congratulations Hawaii! According the the US Department of Justice and the FBI our DUI arrests are way under…
Rank this Week: 2687

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    3 Things To Do Before Meeting with a Bankruptcy Attorney

    3 Things To Do Before Meeting with a Bankruptcy Attorney
    The prospect of filing for bankruptcy can be very intimidating, scary, and stressful – especially if you are going to do it on your own. Because the bankruptcy process can be very confusing, it is highly recommended that most Georgians…
  • Aug 1

    Don’t Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Should Do Today! The Repercussions of Delaying a Bankruptcy Filing

    Don’t Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Should Do Today! The Repercussions of Delaying a Bankruptcy Filing
    Filing for bankruptcy can be a very difficult and stressful process for many Georgian families who are in a constant state of worry because they cannot meet their monthly bills. Because the decision to “take the bankruptcy plunge”…
  • Jun 14

    Do I REALLY Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer?

    Do I REALLY Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer?
    One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from our Georgian friends and neighbors is, “Do I really need a bankruptcy lawyer?” Since bankruptcy lawyers charge fees to file a client’s bankruptcy case, a person who…
Rank this Week: 1750

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

Looks at white collar, congressional, SEC, energy enforcement and other government inquiries. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
Rank this Week: 1752

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/
  • Sep 26

    Dad Kills Daughter in DUI Accident

    Dad Kills Daughter in DUI Accident
    For most parents, the chilling prospect of losing a child in a car crash would be enough to persuade them from DUI in Los Angeles when their son or daughter is riding with them. But that didn’t deter one father in Cortland, New York,…
  • Sep 19

    The Fix Was in for DUI Case

    The Fix Was in for DUI Case
    The only surefire way to avoid a conviction on DUI in Los Angeles is not to get behind the wheel after you’ve been drinking or using drugs. But if you’ve made an error in judgment, and the police arrest you on a DUI charge, your…
  • Sep 14

    Minnesota Releases Study Of DUI Driver

    Minnesota Releases Study Of DUI Driver
    Police officers may have the best chance of stopping DUIs in Los Angeles and other areas when they understand who is at the greatest risk of driving under the influence and when and where such incidents are most likely to occur.…
Rank this Week: 967

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/
Rank this Week: 2442

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

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

    The True Cost of Crime in America

    The True Cost of Crime in America
    You’ve probably heard the phrase “Crime doesn’t pay,” but how much does it cost? That’s exactly what the RAND Corporation set out to understand when they conducted a new study on crime in America. For their…
  • Sep 22

    Minneapolis Police Announce Revamped Transgender Policie

    Minneapolis Police Announce Revamped Transgender Policie
    In what can only be described as a difficult news week, it’s nice to hear a story about real progress being made, especially when it happens in our own backyard. That’s what happened yesterday when the Minneapolis police announced…
  • Sep 21

    Understanding Domestic Abuse No Contact Order

    Understanding Domestic Abuse No Contact Order
    There are a number of different types of restraining or no contact orders in Minnesota. Some cover instances of domestic abuse, others cover allegations of stalking, while another group handles incidents of harassment. Today, we are going…
Rank this Week: 3304

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

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

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

    The True Cost of Crime in America

    The True Cost of Crime in America
    You’ve probably heard the phrase “Crime doesn’t pay,” but how much does it cost? That’s exactly what the RAND Corporation set out to understand when they conducted a new study on crime in America. For their…
  • Sep 22

    Minneapolis Police Announce Revamped Transgender Policie

    Minneapolis Police Announce Revamped Transgender Policie
    In what can only be described as a difficult news week, it’s nice to hear a story about real progress being made, especially when it happens in our own backyard. That’s what happened yesterday when the Minneapolis police announced…
  • Sep 21

    Understanding Domestic Abuse No Contact Order

    Understanding Domestic Abuse No Contact Order
    There are a number of different types of restraining or no contact orders in Minnesota. Some cover instances of domestic abuse, others cover allegations of stalking, while another group handles incidents of harassment. Today, we are going…
Rank this Week: 2977

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

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

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

    Gahanna OVI Charge Amended To Avoid License Suspension

    Gahanna OVI Charge Amended To Avoid License Suspension
    A short time ago, a young man from Gahanna, Ohio found himself in a frightful legal position, when he was arrested and charged with his first OVI after the police determined he was above the legal limit to drive. The man was facing a lengthy…
  • Sep 22

    Charges Dismissed For Mother Charged With Child Endangerment

    Charges Dismissed For Mother Charged With Child Endangerment
    Recently, a woman found herself in a tragic set of circumstances that led to some very serious criminal charges. One day, while caring for her young child, the woman became inebriated and without proper supervision, her child was found…
  • Sep 21

    How Much Does An ACDA Ticket Cost?

    How Much Does An ACDA Ticket Cost?
    Under Ohio law, a motorist can be penalized for violating what is known as the state’s Assured Clear Distance Ahead (ACDA) law. This law, which is set forth in Ohio Revised Code Section 4511.21, provides that “No person shall…
Rank this Week: 2133

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal defense, evidence and the Fourth Amendment. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Debate Arises Over Treatment of Juvenile Detainees in Criminal Justice System

    Debate Arises Over Treatment of Juvenile Detainees in Criminal Justice System
    Juveniles and minors are certainly capable of committing crimes, just as adults are, and the criminal justice system has laws that are specially designed to handle juvenile offenders. Being a minor does not mean you give up any constitutional…
  • Sep 19

    Evidence Suppressed When Officer Puts Head too Far into Vehicle

    Evidence Suppressed When Officer Puts Head too Far into Vehicle
    Constitutionality can often be a question of inches. What an officer does, or where he or she goes in the process of investigating or arresting someone can be the difference between evidence being constitutional and thus admissible or being…
  • Sep 14

    Differing Burdens Made a Difference in Freddie Gray Acquittal

    Differing Burdens Made a Difference in Freddie Gray Acquittal
    A judge has acquitted a Maryland law enforcement officer involved in the death of Freddie Gray. No matter how you feel about the ultimate decision, the case continues to provide teaching points about how our criminal justice system works. One…
Rank this Week: 4568

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/
  • Sep 26

    Ordering Occupants Out of Their Vehicles — And into Officers’ Cruiser

    Ordering Occupants Out of Their Vehicles — And into Officers’ Cruiser
    May an officer, during a traffic stop, order an occupant out of the stopped vehicle? Into the officer’s vehicle? The law on this question has become unsettled. Mimms: officers may order occupants out. The United States Supreme Court has…
  • Sep 23

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Protests erupted in Charlotte this week in response to an officer-involved shooting of a black man, Keith Lamont Scott, on Tuesday afternoon.  The protests, which have caused law enforcement officers to don riot gear and use tear gas to…
  • Sep 22

    State v. Lindsey:  Another Close Call on Probable Cause for DWI

    State v. Lindsey:  Another Close Call on Probable Cause for DWI
    Do the following facts provide probable cause to arrest for impaired driving? An officer pulls behind a vehicle at a stoplight around 3 a.m. and sees that its registration is expired.  He activates his blue lights, and the defendant…
Rank this Week: 3239

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

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

    The Escort Service, the Text Messages and First-Degree Murder

    The Escort Service, the Text Messages and First-Degree Murder
    This post examines an opinion from the District Court of Appeals of Florida -- Fourth District:  Ho v. State, 2016 WL 4916840 (2016).  [a]ppellant Jimmy Ho was convicted of kidnapping and first degree murder with a firearm…
  • Sep 23

    “Moose,” Defamation and the Statute of Limitation

    “Moose,” Defamation and the Statute of Limitation
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Superior Courtof New Jersey – Appellate Division: Roberts v. Mintz, 2016 WL 3981128 (2016) (per curiam). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[p]laintiffs Donna Roberts and Dawn…
  • Sep 21

    The Cell Phone, Second-Degree Robbery and the Mugshot

    The Cell Phone, Second-Degree Robbery and the Mugshot
    This post examines a decision from the California Court of Appeals – Second District: People v. Estrada, 2016 WL 4729515 (2016).  The court begins by explaining that Jose Raul Estradaappeals from a judgment entered after he pleaded…
Rank this Week: 56

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    The Thin Line Between De-Escalation And Death

    The Thin Line Between De-Escalation And Death
    The video was recorded by private investigator Ken Sheppard, who was doing his job. It was just a routine workers’ compensation fraud case for Ken Sheppard.  Show up for a spot check, do some surveillance of the subject and…
  • Sep 26

    Dead Men Tell No Tale

    Dead Men Tell No Tale
    For a bright shining moment, it was on everyone’s radar. A nation watched in horror as young black men lay dead on the street. And then it was gone, hijacked by shrieking children who were not only still alive, but amongst the most…
  • Sep 25

    Chased Away

    Chased Away
    The New York Times endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, because she doesn’t suck as bad as Trump of “her intellect, experience and courage.”  Lionel Shriver explains why it falls on deaf ears.* Midway through my…
Rank this Week: 1278

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 432

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/
  • Sep 26

    Okie voters will set tone for red-state drug-war legislation

    Okie voters will set tone for red-state drug-war legislation
    For mostly historical, family reasons (both sides of my family are from the Texas Panhandle, with ties to Oklahoma), Grits has always enjoyed ribbing our friends from Oklahoma, contending for example that the best thing ever to come out of…
  • Sep 24

    Don't gloat that Texas is ahead on forensic-science reform

    Don't gloat that Texas is ahead on forensic-science reform
    Meagan Flynn at the Houston Press is right that Texas is ahead of the feds and the rest of the country right now on forensic science reform, but that fact provides cold comfort. As Grits noted in an earlier roundup, this week the president's…
  • Sep 22

    DPS on de-escalation training: We already do that

    DPS on de-escalation training: We already do that
    Among the settlement terms leaked to the press in the Sandra Bland case this week was a statement that the Texas Department of Public Safety would provide de-escalation training for current and future troopers.The Houston Chronicle reported…
Rank this Week: 207

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 1359

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Sep 26

    Clues to Hidden Income and Assets in Divorce

    Clues to Hidden Income and Assets in Divorce
    I often get asked how someone will know if their spouse is hiding income or assets in a divorce. Sometimes it is obvious when a document is discovered or information is leaked by someone in the know. But what if you just have a…
  • Sep 23

    Criminal Defense: Working as an Expert Witne

    Criminal Defense: Working as an Expert Witne
    Defendants in criminal cases such as tax fraud, money laundering, or embezzlement often need forensic accountants to help evaluate complex financial situations. Should you provide expert witness services to criminal defendants? Tracy…
  • Sep 20

    Corporate Identity Theft: It Isn’t Just For People Anymore

    Corporate Identity Theft: It Isn’t Just For People Anymore
    You thought only people experience identity theft. Only individuals become victims of dumpster diving or poor computer security. Someone gets a credit card in your name, and you’ve become a victim. You didn’t even consider that a…
Rank this Week: 19

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

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

    Justice Dept & FBI trash PCAST forensic evidence for findings they did not want to hear

    Justice Dept & FBI trash PCAST forensic evidence for findings they did not want to hear
    The Justice Department's and FBI's trashing of PCAST's Report is the very definition of confirmation bias, through trashing a Report whose findings the Justice Department and FBI did not want to hear.
  • Sep 24

    Keeping off weight as a way to be trial battle ready, through not feeling deprived nor obsessed

    Keeping off weight as a way to be trial battle ready, through not feeling deprived nor obsessed
    If one finds a weight loss approach that satisfies the eater, without feeling constantly deprived with the chosen changed eating and exercising lifestyle, nor upset when deviating from that path, the person is more likely to continue on the…
  • Sep 23

    Beware having criminal defense clients testify

    Beware having criminal defense clients testify
    A testifying criminal defendant is on the witness stand only to answer the posed questions and tell the truth. Certainly, the criminal defense lawyer is obligated fully to prepare his or her client to testify
Rank this Week: 250

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/
  • Sep 26

    How Do Lawyers’ Expertise Matter in Ordinary Litigation?

    How Do Lawyers’ Expertise Matter in Ordinary Litigation?
    Rebecca L. Sandefur, Elements of Professional Expertise: Understanding Relational and Substantive Expertise through Lawyers’ Impact, 80 Am. Soc. Rev. 909 (2015).Sida LiuLawyers play important roles in litigation. To scholars and law…
  • Sep 23

    Common Law in the Age of Arbitration

    Common Law in the Age of Arbitration
    Myriam Gilles, The Day Doctrine Died: Private Arbitration and the End of Law, 2016 U. Ill. L. Rev. 371 (2016).Allan ErbsenJudge-made law is dynamic. Rules adapt to innovations in technology, trends in human behavior and markets, and nascent…
  • Sep 22

    Law, Legend, and Forgotten Histories of Survivance

    Law, Legend, and Forgotten Histories of Survivance
    Katrina Jagodinsky, Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women’s Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946 (2016).Karen TaniIn 2016, legal history is a capacious field – one with a catholic view of…
Rank this Week: 214

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

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

    Morning Radio: : Better Clothe

    Morning Radio: : Better Clothe
    Monday.  Long week ahead.Making the most out of everything.New music.New books.New art.Here's Crooked Man with his new single.DFA does it again.
  • Sep 20

    Top Ten: September 21, 2016

    Top Ten: September 21, 2016
    10.  Charles Bukowski's You Get So Alone At Times That It Just Makes Sense.   Bukowski will go down as one of the great poets of our times.  Not because he is or was, but because those whose voices speak the loudest believe he…
  • Sep 5

    Morning Radio: The Great Underrated

    Morning Radio: The Great Underrated
    Monday.All the great underrated guitarists.Not to mention the overrated.But the one who is hardly ever mentioned.  The one who shredded rock licks while funk was being played all round him.The one who could play heavy metal, jazz, soul,…
Rank this Week: 78

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Handling the stress of being charged with Drunk Driving in Massachusett

    Handling the stress of being charged with Drunk Driving in Massachusett
    As a Massachusetts OUI lawyer who has represented numerous clients dealing with an OUI charge, I understand it can be extremely difficult. In this blog I want to offer some guidance on how to get through the charge. For many people it is…
  • Sep 21

    Massachusetts Highest Court cites racial profiling in suppressing evidence in gun case

    Massachusetts Highest Court cites racial profiling in suppressing evidence in gun case
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court found that the police had no reasonable suspicion to stop a black male walking on the streets in Roxbury believed to be a suspect in a breaking and entering. As result of the seizure, the police found…
  • Sep 21

    Prior Bad Act Evidence one of the key legal issues in the Bill Cosby Indecent Assault Trial

    Prior Bad Act Evidence one of the key legal issues in the Bill Cosby Indecent Assault Trial
    Key to Cosby’s success at upcoming jury trial will be the judge’s ruling on numerous motions in liming defining what evidence the jury will get to hear at trial. A judge has ruled that prosecutors can use a phone call that was…
Rank this Week: 154

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

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

    How Serious Are Mississippi Charges of a Drug Paraphernalia Crime?

    How Serious Are Mississippi Charges of a Drug Paraphernalia Crime?
    (Image Credit: public-domain-image.com) Although you (like most adults) is most likely aware that being caught in possession of an illegal drug such as cocaine, heroin or marijuana can result in serious legal troubles, you may not be aware…
  • Sep 22

    What Types of Defenses are Available for Drug Crimes in Mississippi?

    What Types of Defenses are Available for Drug Crimes in Mississippi?
    (Image Credit: pexels.com) If you have been charged with a drug crime in the state of Mississippi, you may feel as though there is little hope for your future. While the charges certainly are serious—and should be taken…
  • Sep 19

    When Is Breaking and Entering a Felony?

    When Is Breaking and Entering a Felony?
    (Image Credit: pexels.com) The term “breaking and entering” usually conjures up an image similar to those we see in the movies. A person dressed entirely in black sneaks into an open window and steals the family silver. Breaking…
Rank this Week: 48

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/
  • Sep 26

    Commercial vehicle injury crash on Clear Lakes Grade.

    Commercial vehicle injury crash on Clear Lakes Grade.
    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…
  • Sep 25

    UPDATE: Crash with blockage on US30 near Bli

    UPDATE: Crash with blockage on US30 near Bli
    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…
  • Sep 25

    Crash causes blockage on US30 near Bli

    Crash causes blockage on US30 near Bli
    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…
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Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

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

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

    What the Kimye-Taylor Swift Feud Taught Us About Recording Conversation

    What the Kimye-Taylor Swift Feud Taught Us About Recording Conversation
    Are you aware of the “Kimye” and Taylor Swift feud? The latest piece of celebrity gossip may serve as juicy fodder for the rumor mill, but it also raises some interesting legal questions. For the uninitiated, here’s the…
  • Sep 19

    How Common is Domestic Abuse?

    How Common is Domestic Abuse?
    Domestic violence remains a problem both in the United States as well as globally. It affects both women and men: about 85% of domestic violence victims are women and 15% are men. Domestic violence comes in several forms. Here are the most…
  • Sep 12

    FAQs About Domestic Violence

    FAQs About Domestic Violence
    Being accused of a crime is a daunting prospect. Knowing the facts about how the criminal charge process works can help bring you some peace of mind. Here are some frequently asked questions and answers about criminal charges and domestic…
Rank this Week: 121

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

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

    NEW GRUNTS

    NEW GRUNTS
    The new ASAs, fresh out of law school, shiny new suits, fancy graduation-gift briefcases, and fully indoctrinated on the Miami-ASA way, hit the courtrooms today.Over the weekend, long time ASA Frank Ledee was honored by the League of…
  • Sep 24

    NFL WEEK THREE 2016

    NFL WEEK THREE 2016
    The surprise of the week is that the majority of the Survivor pool is picking your Miami Dolphins, at home against the Browns.After another scintillating week of picks last week, we confidently take on a difficult week three schedule,…
  • Sep 22

    FIRST DAY OF FALL

    FIRST DAY OF FALL
    Today at 10:21 was the Fall Equinox. No, that is not tumbling to the ground at a local gym. The Fall Equinox,  or Autumnal Equinox, as any robed reader would tell you, is when (other than the polar regions, duh!)…
Rank this Week: 604

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
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Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Find Arizona criminal laws and information for criminal defense defendants by Tempe AZ lawyer criminal defense attorney and Arizona drunk driving legal representation.

http://blog.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Sep 25

    3 Things You Need to Know About Miranda Right

    3 Things You Need to Know About Miranda Right
    Miranda warnings are intended to help you avoid running afoul of your constitutional rights if you are in custody, and the police plan to question you regarding your involvement in a crime. Here are three facts revealed about your Miranda…
  • Sep 9

    Mistake of Law: How to Challenge Your Unlawful Stop

    Mistake of Law: How to Challenge Your Unlawful Stop
    after the Stop. Can an Arizona Officer's misreading of an unambiguous law give rise to reasonable suspicion, thereby making a stop lawful? This was a question for a recent Arizona appellate court to decide. In the case, the court…
  • Aug 26

    Marijuana Odor Probable Cause for Search Warrant in Arizona

    Marijuana Odor Probable Cause for Search Warrant in Arizona
    The Arizona Supreme Court recently considered whether the smell of marijuana was enough to establish probable cause for the purpose of issuing a search warrant in light of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA). The AZ Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 2915

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Back from the Dead: Use of DNA Evidence in Illinoi

    Back from the Dead: Use of DNA Evidence in Illinoi
    Justice delayed is justice denied, but in Illinois time can be a great solver of complex puzzles thanks to the use of DNA technologies. Recently there was a case in which a rape suspect was allowed to roam free thanks to a late identification…
  • Sep 22

    Crimes Against Illinois State Officials: Harsh Punishments in Cook and DuPage County

    Crimes Against Illinois State Officials: Harsh Punishments in Cook and DuPage County
    Attacking a state official is never a good idea in the best of circumstances. First of all, police officers are officers of the court. Therefore the defendant will be setting themselves up for a challenging criminal prosecution process. The…
  • Aug 31

    Drug Dealer Faces Homicide Charge After Client Overdose

    Drug Dealer Faces Homicide Charge After Client Overdose
    Did you know that drug dealers can be held criminally responsible if their clients die from an overdose after purchasing their drugs? In Illinois, a drug dealer in this situation can be charged with reckless homicide. This is exactly what…
Rank this Week: 150

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    A Loophole for Felony Driving on a Suspended License

    A Loophole for Felony Driving on a Suspended License
    Laws need not be logical to be legal.  For example, does it make any sense that a motorcycle cop can issue a citation for failing to wear a seat belt?  What motorcycle has seat belts?   Does it make any sense to charge an 18…
  • Sep 5

    Lawyers Gone Wild

    Lawyers Gone Wild
    What if you were just told that you’re about to hear a “shocking, unethical, and unprofessional” story?  First, the word “shocking” sounds like something straight out of The National Enquirer, and every week…
  • Aug 28

    Intention Is Everything (?)

    Intention Is Everything (?)
    “The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention.”  — John Burroughs “All that counts in life is intention.” — Andrea Bucelli There’s plenty of opinions out there on what, exactly, we…
Rank this Week: 4566

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Palumbo & Associates, P.C.

http://www.trafficticketlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 269

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 603

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Australia should take a stand on Veloso

    Australia should take a stand on Veloso
    Source: Lowy Interpreter (23 September 2016)http://www.lowyinterpreter.org/post/2016/09/23/Australia-should-take-a-stand-on-Veloso.aspxIn April last year, Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were among eight people executed by firing…
  • Sep 22

    Calls to abolish death penalty grow louder in Japan

    Calls to abolish death penalty grow louder in Japan
    Source: South China Morning Post (21 September 2016)http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/2021350/calls-abolish-death-penalty-grow-louder-japanJapan’s use of the death penalty is expected to come under unprecedented domestic…
  • Sep 19

    Widodo clarifies Duterte statement on Mary Jane Veloso – report

    Widodo clarifies Duterte statement on Mary Jane Veloso – report
    Source: GMA (16 September 2016)http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/581647/news/pinoyabroad/widodo-clarifies-duterte-statement-on-mary-jane-veloso-reportIndonesian President Joko Widodo has clarified his earlier statement on President Rodrigo…
Rank this Week: 545

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Report: Domestic Violence Incidents Made Deadlier By Greater Availability of Gun

    Report: Domestic Violence Incidents Made Deadlier By Greater Availability of Gun
    It’s estimated that more than 2,000 people die every year in domestic violence incidents in the U.S. Of those who die, more than 70 percent are women and in more than half of all cases, it’s a firearm that is used to carry out the…
  • Sep 20

    22 Drug Arrests in Fort Lauderdale “Operation Bad Karma”

    22 Drug Arrests in Fort Lauderdale “Operation Bad Karma”
    Police in Fort Lauderdale recently made a targeted effort to take down an alleged drug trafficking ring in South Middle River near downtown. They launched a six month undercover investigation, dubbed “Operation Bad Karma,” in…
  • Sep 17

    Florida Supreme Court Considers Expert Witness Standard Change

    Florida Supreme Court Considers Expert Witness Standard Change
    Three years ago, Florida legislators passed a controversial bill that affected almost every kind of court case in the system – including criminal cases. The change involved the standard to which expert witnesses are held in court. Their…
Rank this Week: 1042

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland DUI news, updates and commentary. Published by Goldstein & Stamm, P.A.

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 24

    NCDD and NACDL wrap up a successful conference in Las Vega

    NCDD and NACDL wrap up a successful conference in Las Vega
    The National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) just wrapped up their annual Las Vegas seminar.  As usual, it was well attended and the presentations were very informative. The…
  • Sep 24

    Hillary Clinton for President

    Hillary Clinton for President
    This is the endorsement of the New York Times.  I was going to write one but the Times did a great job with it.  So I am reprinting it here.  I will add that her Supreme Court and other judicial picks will be much better than…
  • Jul 28

    NCDD Summer Session hits it out of the park

    NCDD Summer Session hits it out of the park
    The National College for DUI Defense (www.ncdd.com) just completed its annual summer session held in Cambridge Massachusetts.  The session featured large lectures, small lectures, breakouts, and small elective seminars. Topics…
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