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Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

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

    Be careful what you Tweet for...

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

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

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

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

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?
    Salvador Cisneros came to the United States to realize the American dream, and part of his dream might have ranged from fondling breasts in public to joining the mile high club. Having been discovered in the United States without permission…
Rank this Week: 3293

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 1

    DUI in Metro-Detroit - The cost of a bad Lawyer

    DUI in Metro-Detroit - The cost of a bad Lawyer
    Tying in with my last article about probation violations, the inspiration for this installment comes from a recent experience handling a DUI probation violation in a case that also involved a possession of marijuana charge. I was in one of...
  • Apr 27

    The Straight Truth About Michigan Probation Violations (Tri-County Area)

    The Straight Truth About Michigan Probation Violations (Tri-County Area)
    As a Michigan criminal and DUI lawyer, the whole notion of "probation" fills a good part of each of my workdays. This article will concentrate on what happens when things don't go as planned, and you wind up facing a...
  • Apr 24

    The Quick and easy way to win a Michigan Driver's License Appeal

    The Quick and easy way to win a Michigan Driver's License Appeal
    This is a trick title, because there is no quick and/or easy way to win a Michigan driver's license restoration appeal. In my role as a license restoration lawyer concentrating in license reinstatement and clearance appeals, I have learned…
Rank this Week: 59

Peter Albani Law Blog

Peter Albani Law Blog

Covers criminal laws and the legal processes in Denver, CO.

http://www.peteralbanilaw.com/denver-criminal-defense-blog/
  • Apr 24

    DEFENDING A SEX ASSAULT CHARGE WHAT IS COLORADO’S RAPE SHIELD LAW?

    DEFENDING A SEX ASSAULT CHARGE WHAT IS COLORADO’S RAPE SHIELD LAW?
    If you are charged with a SEX ASSAULT or any other SEX ASSAULT RELATED OFFENSE in Colorado we can help. Colorado has over 45 separate and distinct sex offenses. A Sex Assault charge is extremely serious. Most Felony Sex Assault crimes in…
  • Apr 21

    THE COLORADO SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY – WHAT IS IT? HOW DOES IT WORK?

    THE COLORADO SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY – WHAT IS IT? HOW DOES IT WORK?
    PETER B. ALBANI IS ONE OF COLORADO’S PREMIER CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS. WHILE MR. ALBANI HANDLES ALL TYPES OF CRIMINAL CASES, HE ROUTINELY HANDLES ALL SEX OFFENSES INCLUDING ALL FELONY AND MISDEMEANOR SEX ASSAULTS. HE HAS SUCESSFULLY…
  • Sep 23

    Understanding the Types of Sexual Assault Charges in Colorado

    Understanding the Types of Sexual Assault Charges in Colorado
    There are a surprising number of acts that fall under the umbrella of sexual assault, some of which you may be unaware of. Sex crimes of any type are very damaging, both for the victim and the accused. Being convicted of a sex crime can have…
Rank this Week: 2298

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/
  • Apr 24

    Final Update - Crash blocking Southbound I15 at 103.5

    Final Update - Crash blocking Southbound I15 at 103.5
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Apr 24

    Update- Crash blocking Southbound I15 at 103.5

    Update- Crash blocking Southbound I15 at 103.5
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Apr 24

    Crash blocking Southbound I15 at 103.5

    Crash blocking Southbound I15 at 103.5
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 370

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/
  • Apr 24

    Sekhon on Purpose, Policing, and the Fourth Amendment

    Sekhon on Purpose, Policing, and the Fourth Amendment
    Nirej Sekhon (Georgia State University College of Law) has posted Purpose, Policing, and the Fourth Amendment ((Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Fourth Amendment cases are replete with…
  • Apr 24

    Stoughton on Law Enforcement's "Warrior" Problem

    Stoughton on Law Enforcement's "Warrior" Problem
    Seth W. Stoughton (University of South Carolina School of Law) has posted Law Enforcement's 'Warrior' Problem (128 Harv. L. Rev. Forum 225 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Within law enforcement, few things are more venerated than the…
  • Apr 24

    Rich on Automated Suspicion Algorithms and the Fourth Amendment

    Rich on Automated Suspicion Algorithms and the Fourth Amendment
    Michael Rich (Elon University School of Law) has posted Machine Learning, Automated Suspicion Algorithms, and the Fourth Amendment (University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: At the conceptual…
Rank this Week: 50

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
Rank this Week: 929

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    NEW COURTHOUSE OPENS

    NEW COURTHOUSE OPENS
    Sitting in the shadows of Miami's dilapidated civil courthouse, the new Gelber-Gladstone Children's courthouse was opened on Friday, with a bevy of local politicians and former Governor Bob Graham in attendance. Gelber-Gladstone…
  • Apr 23

    CLIENT NEEDS COUNSEL

    CLIENT NEEDS COUNSEL
    Running the most widely read, most popular, and if we may so humbly say, most well written legal blog in South Florida, we are often approached (via e-mail) with requests from attorneys to advertise or otherwise associate themselves with this…
  • Apr 21

    THE RETURN OF THE 4TH AMENDMENT

    THE RETURN OF THE 4TH AMENDMENT
    In Rodriguez v. United States,  the redoubtable Ruth Bader Ginsberg, writing for an unusual  6-3 majority, held that a delay of seven to eight minutes after a traffic stop was concluded for the purposes of holding the driver until a…
Rank this Week: 609

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

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

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint...cont

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint...cont
    The issue is whether or not the motion of the defendant should be granted. Supreme Court denied the defendant's motion. It found that questions of fact existed as to where The defendant was at the time plaintiff first complained of trouble…
  • Apr 22

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint
    Defendant appeals from an order of the Supreme Court, Bronx County, entered on or about October 29, 2009, which denied her motion for summary judgment dismissing the complaint and all cross claims as against her. Defendant is a registered…
  • Apr 20

    The defendant BH Corp. ...cont

    The defendant BH Corp. ...cont
    Sixth, it is asserted that one of plaintiff's experts, Dr. BY, improperly testified from two reports that did not constitute business records. Dr. BY was a psychologist and director of a free program for rehabilitation of the brain injured at…
Rank this Week: 177

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Committing Crimes While In Prison:  An habitual felon currently serving time in an Oklahoma prison has plead guilty to filing fraudulent federal tax returns netting over $219,000 while in the California prison in Susanville.  Cathy…
  • Apr 24

    Priorities for the New Attorney General

    Priorities for the New Attorney General
    The Crime Report is published daily by the Center on Media, Crime and Justice at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York.  It includes investigative articles by a number or veteran crime reporters, plus…
  • Apr 23

    Why We Have the Death Penalty, Vol. MMM

    Why We Have the Death Penalty, Vol. MMM
    I wrote a few days ago to emphasize an item it might have been easy to miss in the News Scan.  I do so again today.  My reason for both entries is the same:  They give concrete examples of why...
Rank this Week: 99

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news-events-exonerations
  • Apr 24

    Justice Activists Jennifer Thompson and Ronald Cotton Given National Honor

    Justice Activists Jennifer Thompson and Ronald Cotton Given National Honor
    On Tuesday, innocence advocates Ronald Cotton and Jennifer Thompson were honored at the annual National Crime Victims' Service Awards Ceremony as part of the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Crime Victims' Rights Week. Cotton and…
  • Apr 23

    Georgia Man Convicted of Arson Murder Will Get New Trial

    Georgia Man Convicted of Arson Murder Will Get New Trial
    The arson and murder convictions of a Georgia man were vacated on Monday by the state supreme court, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  Justice Robert Benham ruled that prosecutors neglected to turn over important evidence…
  • Apr 23

    Alliances Lead to Reform in How Cops Conduct Lineups in Colorado

    Alliances Lead to Reform in How Cops Conduct Lineups in Colorado
    By Amshula Jayaram, state policy advocate Colorado recently became the 12th state in the nation to adopt uniform best practices for eyewitness identification procedures, following a trend that encompasses every region of this country, from…
Rank this Week: 2132

New Jersey Criminal & Collections…

New Jersey Criminal & Collections Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James S. Friedman, LLC.

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Don’t Assume A DWI Must End With A Guilty Plea

    Don’t Assume A DWI Must End With A Guilty Plea
    Any New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney who practices regularly in our State’s Municipal Courts handles clients accused of DWI (Driving While Intoxicated/Driving Under The Influence).  While DWI clients charged with a second or…
  • Feb 22

    Rikers Ends Solitary Confinement for Juvenile

    Rikers Ends Solitary Confinement for Juvenile
    New York’s Rikers Island is the second largest jail in the United States, housing between 11,000 and 12,500 inmates at a given time.  It is also one of the most violent jails in the country. For many years, experts have…
  • Jan 28

    Moneyballing Criminal Justice?

    Moneyballing Criminal Justice?
    I recently learned about TED Talks.  In short, these are presentations by people who have “ideas worth spreading”.  If interested, you can learn more about TED Talks at TED.com. Anne Milgram, the former New Jersey…
Rank this Week: 1902

Psychology of Law and Criminal…

Psychology of Law and Criminal Behavior

By Kenneth Padowitz.

http://www.psychology-criminalbehavior-law.com/
  • Apr 24

    Should We Be More Concerned With Prenatal Exposure In The Prevention Of Crime?

    Should We Be More Concerned With Prenatal Exposure In The Prevention Of Crime?
    Crime and violence has existed throughout human history, and the search for answers as to what causes such behavior has lead to a variety of proposed theories. Criminal behavior is often associated with a variety of social and environmental…
  • Apr 9

    Study Review: Borderline Personality Disorder and Social-Cognitive Deficit

    Study Review: Borderline Personality Disorder and Social-Cognitive Deficit
    Those afflicted with borderline personality disorder (BPD) are characterized with a variety of cognitive and emotional deficits seen throughout life regarding the regulation of emotions, impulsivity, and maladaptive images of self and others.…
  • Mar 21

    Deindividuation | Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

    Deindividuation | Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.
    Some of our recent discussions have been concerned with topics relating to how individuals tend to underestimate the role of environmental or situational influences on behavior, and to overestimate individual personality factors, when…
Rank this Week: 2175

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Apr 24

    CAN RUNNING FROM POLICE BE GROUNDS FOR ARREST IN ILLINOIS?

    CAN RUNNING FROM POLICE BE GROUNDS FOR ARREST IN ILLINOIS?
    You like to walk at night. A police officer thought your presence late at night was suspicious so he stopped you. You didn’t want him to find the concealed weapon or the cocaine in your pocket, so you ran. Now you are charged with…
  • Apr 10

    CHANGE OF HEART: A PUBLIC'S DEFENDER'S JOURNEY TO FORGIVENESS

    CHANGE OF HEART: A PUBLIC'S DEFENDER'S JOURNEY TO FORGIVENESS
    “Are you a real lawyer or are you a public defender?” This is a question that I hear repeatedly at court as a private defense attorney, and it comes loaded with implications. Anybody who is a veteran of criminal law practice…
  • Mar 16

    THE INSANITY DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS

    THE INSANITY DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS
    Sometimes a defendant commits a crime without being truly responsible for his or her actions. Illinois recognizes this concept as the insanity defense. There are, however, many misconceptions about how it works. Legal insanity does not mean…
Rank this Week: 2297

Virginia Traffic Law News

Virginia Traffic Law News

By Caddell Nelson & Reibach.

http://www.cnrlawyers.com/news/
  • Apr 24

    Hanover County Virginia Speeding 90 mph in a 70 mph zone charge dismissed

    Hanover County Virginia Speeding 90 mph in a 70 mph zone charge dismissed
    John Weiland from the firm Caddell Weiland, PLLC represented a juvenile client who received a Reckless Driving ticket in Hanover County Virginia for speeding 90 mph in a 70 mph zone. The client was driving late at night on I-95 and lost track…
  • Apr 24

    Henrico County Virginia for Texting While Driving Charge to be Dismissed

    Henrico County Virginia for Texting While Driving Charge to be Dismissed
    John Weiland from the firm Caddell Weiland, PLLC represented a client who received a ticket in Henrico County Virginia for Texting While Driving. The client was driving down Interstate 64 when a police officer noticed her using her phone. The…
  • Apr 24

    Hanover Va Reckless Driver chance to avoid License Suspension

    Hanover Va Reckless Driver chance to avoid License Suspension
    Today John Weiland from the law firm Caddell Weiland, PLLC represented a client who received a Reckless Driving ticket in Hanover County, Virginia for speeding 91mph in a 70 mph zone. Our client had a clean driving record but had only been…
Rank this Week: 2328

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Apr 24

    How Underage OUIs Are Even More Seriou

    How Underage OUIs Are Even More Seriou
    Maine's operating under the influence (OUI) laws might seem stringent for adults. They're even more serious for those under the age of 21. Drivers under the age of 21 are held to a higher standard than adult drivers under the OUI laws of…
  • Apr 22

    What Does a Criminal Lawyer Do?

    What Does a Criminal Lawyer Do?
    The role of a criminal attorney is a unique one, particularly as a defense attorney. Many assume the job of the defense lawyer advocate is to get someone charged with a crime declared not guilty in a trial or, even better, removed from the…
  • Apr 21

    How Expungement Works Now - Executive Clemency

    How Expungement Works Now - Executive Clemency
    Our last blog post dealt with Legislative Document 573 (LD 573), which is a proposed law, currently in front of the Maine legislature, that would allow for certain arrest records and criminal history to be sealed from public record: A process…
Rank this Week: 3257

White Collar Alert

White Collar Alert

Provides news and insight to counsel and legal observers concerning white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, government litigation and regulatory compliance. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://whitecollarblog.mmwr.com
Rank this Week: 1828

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    A DUI Victory! (Mostly…Well A Little, At Least)

    A DUI Victory! (Mostly…Well A Little, At Least)
    In 2012, I discussed the fact there were real problems with the scientific evidence offered by the state in criminal cases and that many courts not only let the questionable evidence come in, but even prevented the defense from bringing up…
  • Apr 16

    One Day Of Jail And A Whole Lotta Pain In The A

    One Day Of Jail And A Whole Lotta Pain In The A
    Quite often, criminal punishments are harsh not because they involve a lot of jail time or heavy fines, but because of the irritating hoops you have to jump through to satisfy them. It’s most common in DUI cases, and it reaches its…
  • Apr 15

    Ignoring The Will Of The People

    Ignoring The Will Of The People
    You would never in a million years see an opinion like State v. Hancock in anything but a criminal case. In it, the Supreme Court of Arizona spent its valuable time analyzing a provision that said a certain group authorized to do a certain…
Rank this Week: 1412

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2056

Arizona DUI Defense Blog

Arizona DUI Defense Blog

Covers Arizona DUI laws, DUI penalties, field sobriety tests and vehicular assault. By Koplow & Patane.

http://duiblog.arizonaduicenter.com/
  • Apr 24

    The Supreme Court Splits the baby in the Scottsdale Crime Lab Cases.

    The Supreme Court Splits the baby in the Scottsdale Crime Lab Cases.
    The highly anticipated Arizona Supreme Court opinion regarding the Scottsdale Crime Lab scandal was issued yesterday.   In a very Solomon like decision, the Court granted both sides some relief.   The decision contains a lot of…
  • Apr 22

    Arizona Supreme Court: Scottsdale Crime Lab Update

    Arizona Supreme Court: Scottsdale Crime Lab Update
    Tomorrow around 10:00 a.m. the Arizona Supreme Court will issue its decision regarding the Scottsdale Crime Lab.  Here are some of the new stories about the case of STATE v HON. BERNSTEIN/HERMAN: Scottsdale DUIs in question over lab…
  • Apr 21

    Measuring and Counting

    Measuring and Counting
     MEASURING Measuring is the assignment of a number, and all the uncertainties of that of that number, to something.  The purpose of assigning a number is to give meaning to the object measured. Uncertainty: A bag placed upon a scale…
Rank this Week: 1531

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    [Ed. note: I am counsel for the defendant…

    [Ed. note: I am counsel for the defendant in the second decision summarized here.]United States v. Hornbuckle, Nos. 12-10541, 12-10615 (Christen with Fletcher and Davis (CA4)) ---  The court affirmed the sentences of two sisters who…
  • Apr 19

    Case o' The Week: Mail Theft Defendant hit with Murphy's Law - Gonzalez Becerra and Guideline Mail Theft Victim

    Case o' The Week: Mail Theft Defendant hit with Murphy's Law - Gonzalez Becerra and Guideline Mail Theft Victim
     No monetary loss, no fraud guideline victim? No dice.United States v. Gonzalez Becerra, 2015 WL 1637864 (9thCir. Apr. 14, 2015), decision available here.Players: Decision by visiting 10th Senior Circuit Judge Michael Murphy, joined…
  • Apr 13

    U.S. v. Sahagun-Gallegos, No. 13-10095…

    U.S. v. Sahagun-Gallegos, No. 13-10095 (Christen with Noonan and Fletcher) ---  The statements of defense counsel during a plea colloquy, with only the defendant's assent, cannot be used in a modified categorical analysis under Descamps…
Rank this Week: 287

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Apr 24

    Krugman on the Media's Clinton Rule

    Krugman on the Media's Clinton Rule
    Apparently, Paul Krugman experienced the past 25 years of the Media's Clinton Rules: [I]s this just the return of “Clinton rules”? If you are old enough to remember the 1990s, you remember the endless parade of alleged…
  • Apr 24

    Loretta Lynch Confirmed as Attorney General

    Loretta Lynch Confirmed as Attorney General
    Congress finally confirmed Loretta Lynch as Attorney General. Sally Yates, nominated by Obama in December for the Deputy AG slot was also confirmed. Lynch is expected to be sworn in on Monday. Unfortunately, Lynch does not share…
  • Apr 24

    David Petraeus Sentenced to Probation for Misdemeanor

    David Petraeus Sentenced to Probation for Misdemeanor
    Ret. General David Petraeus was sentenced to two years probation yesterday for removing classified information and lying to the FBI about it. Petraeus, 62, pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor count of unauthorized removal and…
Rank this Week: 5

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 45

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Maryland DUI defense issues, including breathalyzer tests, DUI checkpoints and blood-alcohol content. By Price Benowitz, LLP.

http://www.marylandduilawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Jerramy Stevens, Ex-NFL Player and Husband of Soccer Player Hope Solo, Pleads to DUI Charge

    Jerramy Stevens, Ex-NFL Player and Husband of Soccer Player Hope Solo, Pleads to DUI Charge
    Jerramy Stevens, a former player for the Seattle Seahawks, and the husband of U.S. soccer player Hope Solo, pleaded no contest to drunk driving charges stemming from a January arrest for driving under the influence. The plea means that a…
  • Apr 23

    Rand Paul’s Son Cited For DUI After Hitting Parked Car

    Rand Paul’s Son Cited For DUI After Hitting Parked Car
    Son of presidential candidate Rand Paul was cited for DUI Sunday after hitting a parked car in Kentucky. The 22-year old William Paul, was found at the scene of the accident with watery bloodshot eyes and allegedly smelled like alcohol. Paul…
  • Apr 22

    Evel Knievel’s Son Arrested for DUI in Montana

    Evel Knievel’s Son Arrested for DUI in Montana
    The youngest son of famous daredevil Evel Knievel was arrested on DUI charges Tuesday night after rear-ending a vehicle while driving at a high rate of speed. Robbie Knievel allegedly fled the scene but was located shortly standing outside of…
Rank this Week: 4764

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Apr 24

    Can I get a sex crime conviction set aside in Arizona?

    Can I get a sex crime conviction set aside in Arizona?
    Before answering that question, the process of setting aside a criminal conviction in Arizona should first be explained. A.R.S. 13-907 states that an individual convicted of a criminal offense, who has fulfilled the conditions of their…
  • Mar 30

    Prescription Fraud in Arizona

    Prescription Fraud in Arizona
    Addiction to prescription medication has become a widespread problem in the United States over recent years. As opposed to illegal substances like heroin, meth, or cocaine, prescription medication is prescribed by a doctor and is legal to…
  • Mar 25

    Can I be charged with a crime in Arizona if my dog bit someone?

    Can I be charged with a crime in Arizona if my dog bit someone?
    The answer to that question depends upon the details of the incident, but yes, it is possible for an owner of a dog who bit another person to be criminally liable under Arizona law. According to the American Society for the Prevention of…
Rank this Week: 2672

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Going to Class Could Get You Out of Jail in California

    Going to Class Could Get You Out of Jail in California
    Many California counties are introducing misdemeanor drug classes as an alternative to jail time. We take a look at why you should consider going to class in your case.
  • Apr 22

    Jailhouse Rocked: Jailhouse Snitches Backfire on Prosecutor

    Jailhouse Rocked: Jailhouse Snitches Backfire on Prosecutor
    Recent reports suggest jailhouse informant testimony is not as reliable as it once was. Our attorneys discuss why jailhouse snitch testimony is no longer a gold standard.
  • Apr 15

    What Happens to Your Funds after You Get Arrested?

    What Happens to Your Funds after You Get Arrested?
    You've been convicted of a crime, and you're being sent to jail. What's going to happen to your money? Our criminal defense attorneys explain.
Rank this Week: 119

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Covers Colorado Springs criminal defense, injury, and accident news.

http://www.coloradospringsattorneys.org/blog/
  • Apr 24

    Motorcycle Accident Slang Part 4

    Motorcycle Accident Slang Part 4
    Today is our final installment of slang motorcycle accident terms: Stay Vertical - Similar to “keep the shiny side up,” this is what bikers use as a parting expression meaning to ride safe. Steering Aids - Gouges in the road…
  • Apr 23

    Motorcycle Crash Terms Part 3

    Motorcycle Crash Terms Part 3
    Today is our third installment of motorcycle rider slang that centers around safety and accidents. MSF – This is the acronym for the motorcycle safety foundation. This organization provides training for beginning and experience riders,…
  • Apr 22

    Motorcycle Accidents Part 2

    Motorcycle Accidents Part 2
    Today we continue the list of slang terms that relate to motorcycle accidents and safety: Eat Asphalt - To crash. Fast Riding Award - A speeding ticket. Get Off - Dropping the motorcycle. Hammer Down - To accelerate…
Rank this Week: 2671

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/
  • Apr 24

    Utah Introduces First White Collar Crime Registry in the U.S.

    Utah Introduces First White Collar Crime Registry in the U.S.
    Everyone has heard of the Sex Offender Registry, and so […] The post Utah Introduces First White Collar Crime Registry in the U.S. appeared first on Darwin Overson.
  • Apr 20

    What Happens if I Can’t Pay My Criminal Fines?

    What Happens if I Can’t Pay My Criminal Fines?
    In addition to a jail or prison sentence, most convicte […] The post What Happens if I Can’t Pay My Criminal Fines? appeared first on Darwin Overson.
  • Apr 17

    What if My Spouse Wants a Divorce and I Don’t?

    What if My Spouse Wants a Divorce and I Don’t?
    Most divorce guides operate on the assumption that both […] The post What if My Spouse Wants a Divorce and I Don’t? appeared first on Darwin Overson.
Rank this Week: 2163

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Barry Bonds’ Obstruction of Justice Conviction Overturned by San Francisco Appeals Court

    Barry Bonds’ Obstruction of Justice Conviction Overturned by San Francisco Appeals Court
    On Wednesday, April 22, Barry Bonds only conviction in a performance-enhancing drug case going back to 2003 was overturned by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco, according to a recent news article at the New York…
  • Apr 22

    Hockey Player Jarret Stoll Charged with Drug Possession at Vegas Resort

    Hockey Player Jarret Stoll Charged with Drug Possession at Vegas Resort
    On Friday, April 18, NHL star Jarret Stoll of the LA Kings was arrested and charged with drug possession at the swimming pool area of a Las Vegas resort, according to news reports at CNN. Stoll, who is 32 years old, was reportedly charged…
  • Apr 21

    Top New Jersey Cop to Keep Job Following DUI Crash and Charge

    Top New Jersey Cop to Keep Job Following DUI Crash and Charge
    Recently, Lt. Edward Zadroga of the Millville, New Jersey Police Department was arrested for driving under the influence. Zadroga, a top ranking officer in charge at the station, was pulling out of a driveway at a popular sports bar when he…
Rank this Week: 3909

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Apr 24

    DOJ Criminal Division Chief Provides Guidance on Corporate Charging Decision

    DOJ Criminal Division Chief Provides Guidance on Corporate Charging Decision
    On April 17, 2015, Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell provided helpful guidance regarding the Justice Department’s approach to corporate charging decisions in remarks that she delivered at New York University Law School’s…
  • Apr 24

    DOJ Criminal Division Chief Provides Guidance on Corporate Charging Decision

    DOJ Criminal Division Chief Provides Guidance on Corporate Charging Decision
    On April 17, 2015, Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell provided helpful guidance regarding the Justice Department’s approach to corporate charging decisions in remarks that she delivered at New York University Law School’s…
  • Apr 23

    Agency Cooperation in Fair Lending Enforcement

    Agency Cooperation in Fair Lending Enforcement
    Joint investigations, cross-agency partnership, cooperation … terms all too familiar to regulatory and defense practitioners accustomed to collaboration among the alphabet soup of federal regulators. These terms may now be regularly…
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Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

http://www.lawbabcock.com/blog
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Nenye Uche Blog

Nenye Uche Blog

Covers Illinois criminal and DUI laws.

http://criminaldefenseattorneyinchicago.com/blog/
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Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Anything You Say – or Don’t Say – Can and Will Be Used Against You in Court

    Anything You Say – or Don’t Say – Can and Will Be Used Against You in Court
    The 5th Amendment right against self-incrimination is one of the most well-known rights in criminal defense, right up there with the right against unlawful search and seizure and the requirement that police read suspects the Miranda warnings.…
  • Apr 22

    New Crime Bill Would Extend Statute of Limitations for Some Chicago Crime

    New Crime Bill Would Extend Statute of Limitations for Some Chicago Crime
    Legislation introduced by Illinois State Senator Michael Hastings (D-Tinley Park) would extend the statute of limitations for armed robbery, home invasion, kidnapping or aggravated kidnapping if these crimes were committed during the course…
  • Apr 17

    Plea Bargains in Chicago Criminal Case

    Plea Bargains in Chicago Criminal Case
    A criminal defense attorney’s goal is to obtain the best possible outcome for his client. Ideally, this would be a dismissal of all charges prior to trial or, barring that, an acquittal. But in some cases, the best course of action is…
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The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

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

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Short Wins - the More on Restitution Edition

    Short Wins - the More on Restitution Edition
    It's a catch-up blast of short wins today following my Spring Break. My favorite of the bunch, continuing on our recent restitution cases, is United States v. Foley. There, the district court ordered restitution that was outside the offense…
  • Mar 25

    Maybe Not the Best Defense, or, Why a Gratuity is Not a Bribe, or Honest Services Fraud

    Maybe Not the Best Defense, or, Why a Gratuity is Not a Bribe, or Honest Services Fraud
    The Seventh Circuit's opinion in United States v. Hawkins - written by Easterbrook - presents a fascinating legal defense. When is getting money from someone for side benefits from the government bribery and when is it fraud? Mr. Hawkins and…
  • Mar 17

    Short Wins - The Flight Attendant Edition

    Short Wins - The Flight Attendant Edition
    This week's favorite Short Win is United States v. Gray. I say this less because of the legal issue involved - a jury instruction for "malice" - than for how much fun the opinion is to read. Here's the opening: Words are slippery things.…
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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/
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Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
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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/
  • Apr 24

    Terms Within the DP for Deutsche Bank

    Terms Within the DP for Deutsche Bank
    The Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) is available online on the DOJ website here. Like so many DPAs, this one has terms that place the sole discretion on certain matters with the DOJ. For example, "Deutsche Bank agrees that in the...
  • Apr 24

    DP for Deutsche Bank Subsidiary to Pay $2.5 Billion

    DP for Deutsche Bank Subsidiary to Pay $2.5 Billion
    DOJ Press Release here today - "DB Group Services (UK) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bank AG (Deutsche Bank), has agreed to plead guilty to wire fraud for its role in manipulating the London Interbank Offered Rate…
  • Apr 23

    In the News & Around the Blogosphere

    In the News & Around the Blogosphere
    Jennifer Steinhauer, NYTimes, Senate Confirms Loretta Lynch as Attorney General After Long Delay Michael S. Schmidt & Matt Apuzzo, NYTimes, David Petraeus Is Sentenced to Probation in Leak Investigation (esp)
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Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    The Dialogue About Dialogue, Or Why It Makes You Feel “Unsafe” (Update)

    The Dialogue About Dialogue, Or Why It Makes You Feel “Unsafe” (Update)
    At Volokh Conspiracy, David Bernstein asked a good question: Where and when did this “makes me feel unsafe” thing start? Sorry for being so loud about it, but like asking for clear definitions of misused words, it’s a…
  • Apr 24

    The Underbelly of Legal “Technicalities”

    The Underbelly of Legal “Technicalities”
    There was fury, outrage and anger. It proved every nutjob’s conspiracy theory true, and the emptiness of the American legal system.  Sharpen your pitchforks and light your torches, as this was the final straw.  But then…
  • Apr 23

    The Long And Winding Answer

    The Long And Winding Answer
    The jury found Barry Bonds’ non-responsive answer to a question put to him in the grand jury to be obstructionist, and convicted him under 18 U.S.C. § 1503 for Obstruction of Justice.  In a brief per curiam opinion, the Ninth…
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CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    The NCIS Actor, the Restraining Order and the Tweet

    The NCIS Actor, the Restraining Order and the Tweet
    After Francis Shivers was convicted of “violating a restraining order and electronically distributing a harassing message” in violation of, respectively, California Penal Code  §§273.6(a) and 653.2(a), he…
  • Apr 22

    The "Homewrecker," the Blog and Stalking

    The "Homewrecker," the Blog and Stalking
    This post is much shorter than most of my posts because the opinion it examines is relatively short.  As I explain below, though, the post incorporates excerpts from a very long blog post which is the primary focus of the opinion this…
  • Apr 20

    Blackshades, Conspiracy and Malware

    Blackshades, Conspiracy and Malware
    As this press release explains, in May of 2014 a federal grand jury sitting in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York returned a five-count indictment against Alex Yücel, which charged him with two counts of…
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Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

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

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    5 Tips for Effectively Fighting a Traffic Ticket

    5 Tips for Effectively Fighting a Traffic Ticket
    Nothing can ruin a perfectly good day easier than finding yourself pulled over for speeding. For so many people, the minute they see those flashing lights in the rearview window, it’s time to prepare to pay a hefty fine. That’s…
  • Apr 23

    Will Concealed Carry Without a Permit Be Legal in Ohio?

    Will Concealed Carry Without a Permit Be Legal in Ohio?
    Earlier this month, a bill was introduced in the Ohio House that would allow concealed carry of a firearm without a permit or currently required training. House Bill 147 proposes that any individual at least 21 years old may be allowed to…
  • Apr 20

    To Blow or Not to Blow – Debunking Myths in DUI Testing

    To Blow or Not to Blow – Debunking Myths in DUI Testing
    As Columbus DUI lawyers, we are quite familiar with how breathalyzers work and – unfortunately – how often they don’t work. People have so many misconceptions about breathalyzers that can lead even innocent people to be…
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Richard B. Huttner Blog

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Provides information on Denver criminal defense.

http://www.criminallawyerdenver.com/denver-criminal-defense-blog/
  • Apr 24

    Three Primary Reasons to Hire a DUI Defense Attorney

    Three Primary Reasons to Hire a DUI Defense Attorney
    Being charged with DUI, short for Driving under the Influence can have terrible repercussions on your entire life. The consequences of a DUI conviction range from the financial to the social to the deeply personal, and they are never good. If…
  • Apr 23

    How to Challenge Your First DUI Charge in the Court

    How to Challenge Your First DUI Charge in the Court
    Drinking and driving is a serious offense, yet every year, thousands of Americans are arrested for it. Not all arrests are constitutionally valid, and not all incidents of ‘drinking and driving’ are legitimate ones, but still,…
  • Apr 21

    Top 5 Things to Do If You Are Pulled Over for a DUI

    Top 5 Things to Do If You Are Pulled Over for a DUI
    Driving Under the influence (DUI) is no laughing matter; a DUI is a serious offense. If you are convicted of driving under the influence, it can lead to serious consequences. Your initial actions will affect what will happen during your case…
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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/
  • Apr 24

    Bricolage Jurisprudence

    Bricolage Jurisprudence
    Brian BixMost people who use the terms at all treat “jurisprudence” and “legal philosophy” as interchangeable terms. In “Why Jurisprudence is Not Legal Philosophy,” Roger Cotterrell argues for a distinct…
  • Apr 22

    Fair Use Safe Harbors?

    Fair Use Safe Harbors?
    Michael C. Donaldson, Refuge From The Storm: A Fair Use Safe Harbor For Non-Fiction Works, 59 J. Copyright Soc’y U.S.A. 477 (2012), available at SSRN.Pam SamuelsonSo much has been written on the fair use case law in the U.S. that…
  • Apr 21

    An Intimate Look at the Rise of Data Totalitarianism

    An Intimate Look at the Rise of Data Totalitarianism
    Dave Eggers, The Circle, Vintage Books (2014).Niva Elkin-KorenOne of the greatest challenges faced by cyber scholars and policymakers is how to predict the undesired social consequences of technological developments and to design the best…
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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/
  • Apr 24

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Durham native Loretta Lynch was confirmed yesterday as the nation’s first female African-American Attorney General. I believe that she is only the second female Attorney General, after Janet Reno. WRAL has the basics here. In other…
  • Apr 23

    Nystagmus in the Court

    Nystagmus in the Court
    Jurisprudence over whether officers may testify about defendants’ horizontal gaze nystagmus (HGN) in impaired driving trials has failed to follow a smooth path. In fact, one could fairly note that more than the defendants’ eyes…
  • Apr 22

    Supreme Court Rejects “De Minimis” Extension of a Traffic Stop to Deploy a Drug Dog

    Supreme Court Rejects “De Minimis” Extension of a Traffic Stop to Deploy a Drug Dog
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court decided Rodriguez v. United States, an important traffic stop case that changes North Carolina law as it pertains to certain drug dog sniffs, and perhaps other investigative techniques as well. Facts. Just after…
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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/
  • Apr 24

    Massachusetts Man Arrested for Fifth DUI

    Massachusetts Man Arrested for Fifth DUI
    According to a recent report from My Fox Boston, a Marlborough, Massachusetts district court judge held defendant without bail after he was arrested for his fifth drunk driving arrest. Prosecutors allege 55-year-old defendant was driving his…
  • Apr 20

    Ridesharing Company Develops Breath Testing Kiosks to Stop Drunk Driving

    Ridesharing Company Develops Breath Testing Kiosks to Stop Drunk Driving
    In recent years, ride sharing companies have become an increasingly popular way for people to get home from bars and nightclubs when they are too intoxicated to drive home. This is largely because of the expense of taking a taxicab and…
  • Apr 13

    Massachusetts Man Arrested for Fatal Alleged Drunk Driving Car Crash

    Massachusetts Man Arrested for Fatal Alleged Drunk Driving Car Crash
    According to a recent news article from CBS Boston, a man from Massachusetts has been arrested in connection with an alleged drunk driving accident in which a couple was killed. Providence authorities say defendant was driving in the wrong…
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Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Apr 23

    Die miesesten Gefängnisse Deutschland

    Die miesesten Gefängnisse Deutschland
    Im Internet gibt es unzählige Portale, um alles mögliche zu bewerten … Hotels beispielsweise. Warum sollte es da nicht auch eine Seite für Bewertungen von Aufenthalten eher unfreiwilliger Art in deutschen…
  • Apr 21

    Bullshit-Bingo mit Blüm

    Bullshit-Bingo mit Blüm
    Die Zuschauer von „hart aber fair“ mussten gestern schon einiges über sich ergehen lassen: Der renitente Ruheständler Norbert Blüm hatte es sich ersichtlich zur Aufgabe gemacht, sämtliche Schlagworte seines…
  • Apr 19

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 106

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 106
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
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Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Apr 23

    If You Care about Free Speech, Stop SB 444!

    If You Care about Free Speech, Stop SB 444!
    Censorship is a growing problem, and in fact the biggest threat to free speech in the U.S. is not from the government, it's from private actors. Imagine you learn that someone has committed a crime or engaged in other harmful conduct. You…
  • Apr 16

    Anatomy of a #GamerGate Hoax

    Anatomy of a #GamerGate Hoax
    In yesterday's comprehensive #GamerGate article I observed, "Any idiot or troll could say, 'I hate all women and want to kill them! #GamerGate.'" Today that happened. A troll made a nasty remark to Anita Sarkeesian in the #GamerGate…
  • Apr 14

    What is #GamerGate?

    What is #GamerGate?
    #GamerGate is a consumer revolt concerned with ethics in journalism. (The # is in front of GamerGate as #GamerGate is a hash tag people post to on Twitter.) As you might imagine, journalists do not enjoy being accused of corruption, and…
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