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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: 997

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/
  • Mar 16

    CPLR 5015(a)(3) and (4)

    CPLR 5015(a)(3) and (4)
    The defendants, his brother, and his father were the principal shareholders of the corporate defendant. For several years prior to 1974 the corporation owned a restaurant in Staten Island, together with the real property upon which it was…
  • Feb 25

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont
    The jury's failure to award damages for past pain and suffering that adequately compensates plaintiff for the pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life she experienced from the date of the accident to the date when the jury rendered…
  • Feb 22

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont
    The Board also recognized the potential danger to teachers and employees such as plaintiff by limiting class sizes to no more than twelve (12) students who exhibited adverse social tendencies such as engaging in physical assaults. The…
Rank this Week: 399

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/
  • Mar 9

    First Offense DUI in Oakland County

    First Offense DUI in Oakland County
    If you have been arrested for a 1st offense OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) charge in any Oakland County city or township, you've probably already heard that things are "tougher" there than in neighboring Macomb or Wayne Counties.…
  • Mar 6

    Ignition Interlock Trouble - What to do RIght Now

    Ignition Interlock Trouble - What to do RIght Now
    An unfortunate part of my caseload, as a Michigan driver's license restoration lawyer, is handling ignition interlock violations. I have written about the various kinds of violations in some detail, but always from the point of view of the…
  • Mar 2

    DUI puts a Non-Criminal in a Criminal Situation

    DUI puts a Non-Criminal in a Criminal Situation
    Sometimes, when I tell someone that I am a DUI lawyer, they'll ask me what it's like to deal with criminals. I will then go on to clarify for the other party that while drinking and driving charges are, in...
Rank this Week: 300

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

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

    JUDGE MARY BARZEE NOMINATED TO FEDERAL COURT

    JUDGE MARY BARZEE NOMINATED TO FEDERAL COURT
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:BREAKING NEWS ..............JUDGE MARY BARZEE FLORES HAS BEEN NOMINATED TO THE FEDERAL BENCHNumerous news agencies are reporting that President Barack Obama has nominated Barzee Flores to an open seat in the Southern…
  • Feb 25

    F'ING SORRY

    F'ING SORRY
    When we last left the Honorable Jacqueline Schwartz (Motto" Last names matter")  she had told the supporter of her opponent "F*&K YOU" literally and after winning he election, "F%#K YOU" figuratively to Miami's Latin Community.…
  • Feb 23

    ASTOUNDING COURT NEWS

    ASTOUNDING COURT NEWS
    There was a Florida Supreme Court workshop on Courts today in Miami. Judge Soto was there. So were a host of other judges. The public participated, mostly asking questions about how and why they got screwed in their particular case, which of…
Rank this Week: 33

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    Would We Be Safer if Fewer Were Jailed?

    Would We Be Safer if Fewer Were Jailed?
    The NYT Room for Debate page has a collection of six short articles under the heading above.  The subhead is, "Can the use of jails be reformed to reduce the number of inmates without increasing society's risks?"  The question…
  • Feb 26

    California v. National Crime Rate

    California v. National Crime Rate
    Here is an update on California versus overall United States crime rates.  The table below shows the rates per 100,000 population for the FBI's violent crime index and property crime index for 2011, nine months of which predates the…
  • Feb 26

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Update: GA Execution Delayed By Weather: The Georgia woman who was scheduled to be executed yesterday for the murder of her husband will spend a few more days on death row after inclement weather delayed her execution.  David Beasley…
Rank this Week: 212

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Feb 26

    Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI

    Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI
    No Alcohol? How Can an Officer Show Impairment by Drugs […] Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Feb 25

    Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorney

    Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorney
    James Minick Co-Author’s New DUI Book James Minic […] Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Feb 24

    Requesting a DMV Refusal Hearing

    Requesting a DMV Refusal Hearing
    In North Carolina, an officer who is a chemical analyst […] Requesting a DMV Refusal Hearing is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Requesting a DMV Refusal Hearing appeared first on MINICK LAW.
Rank this Week: 2090

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/
  • Feb 26

    "DC legalizes marijuana despite threats from Congress"

    "DC legalizes marijuana despite threats from Congress"
    Jurist has this story: The District of Columbia (DC) [official website] on Thursday disregarded pressures from Congress and went forward with legalizing possession of marijuana after a voter-approved initiative. Notwithstanding warnings of…
  • Feb 26

    Horwitz on Domestic Violence Hold

    Horwitz on Domestic Violence Hold
    Daniel A. Horwitz has posted Twelve Angry Hours: Improving Domestic Violence Holds in Tennessee Without Risk of Violating the Constitution (Tennessee Journal of Law & Policy, Spring 2015, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
  • Feb 26

    Kopel et al. on Reforming Mental Health Law to Protect Public Safety and Help the Mentally Ill

    Kopel et al. on Reforming Mental Health Law to Protect Public Safety and Help the Mentally Ill
    David B. Kopel , Clayton E. Cramer and Carolyn J. Dobbins (Independence Institute , College of Western Idaho and Independent) have posted Reforming Mental Health Law to Protect Public Safety and Help the Severely Mentally Ill (Howard Law…
Rank this Week: 84

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Your Right to Remain Silent...cont

    Your Right to Remain Silent...cont
    The Court held that the Court of Appeals erred in affirming the exclusion of respondent's initial statement and the gun because of Officer Kraft's failure to read respondent his Miranda rights before attempting to locate the weapon.…
  • Feb 24

    Your Right to Remain Silent

    Your Right to Remain Silent
    Under the law, the Miranda warning, also referred to as Miranda rights or Miranda rule, is a right to silence warning given by police in the United States to criminal suspects in police custody or in a custodial interrogation...
  • Feb 23

    Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree – NY Penal Law 155.30(5)

    Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree – NY Penal Law 155.30(5)
    When a Simple Petit Larceny or Petty Theft Becomes a Felony Grand Larceny in New York: The laws governing larceny will usually contain sentencing options, either a list of possible sentences or a range of years, as well as...
Rank this Week: 1319

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Feb 26

    Encouraging recidivism realities after three-strikes reform in California

    Encouraging recidivism realities after three-strikes reform in California
    This new New York Times article, headlined "California Convicts Are Out of Prison After Third Strike, and Staying Out," reports on some good post-sentencing-reform news from the West Coast. Here are excerpts: Mr. Taylor, 58, is one…
  • Feb 26

    US Sentencing Commission released report on LWOP sentences in federal system

    US Sentencing Commission released report on LWOP sentences in federal system
    I am intrigued and pleased to see that today the US Sentencing Commission has released this effective (reader-friendly) new report titled "Life Sentences in the Federal System." The entire 20-page report is a must read for anyone…
  • Feb 26

    "Can life in prison be worse than death" ... for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?

    "Can life in prison be worse than death" ... for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable article discussing the current (and certain future) prison realities for the Boston marathon bomber. Here are excerpts: What’s worse – being sentenced to be executed or to spend…
Rank this Week: 66

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3131

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/
  • Feb 26

    Bill to ban probation for illegal immigrants likely DOA after devastating critique of (un)constitutionality

    Bill to ban probation for illegal immigrants likely DOA after devastating critique of (un)constitutionality
    When state Sen. Joan Huffman, a former district judge, filed her SB 174 forbidding sentences of probation for "illegal aliens," Grits was dismissive, declaring the bill should be dead as soon as its Fiscal Note was calculated and the costs…
  • Feb 26

    Bexar POs allegedly linked romantically to probationer

    Bexar POs allegedly linked romantically to probationer
    An investigation by WOAI radio in San Antonio:uncovered a pattern at Bexar County's Adult Probation Department: officers becoming romantically involved with the defendants they're supposed to be monitoring.Disciplinary records tell of one…
  • Feb 26

    House budget markup funds prison health below what's needed to meet 'minimum standards'

    House budget markup funds prison health below what's needed to meet 'minimum standards'
    At the Texas House Corrections Committee meeting this morning, TDCJ chief Brad Livingston said the House budget markup on prison healthcare gave the agency $85 million of the $174.8 million extra that they said in their Legislative…
Rank this Week: 32

Dayton DUI Information

Dayton DUI Information

Covers DUI for Dayton area residents. By Suhre & Associates, LLC.

http://suhrelawdayton.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    The Interstate Driver’s License Compact

    The Interstate Driver’s License Compact
    Did you know that your driving record in one state is being shared with officials in most other states? The Interstate Driver’s License Compact (IDLC) is an agreement between 45 states and the District of Columbia to share and exchange…
  • Feb 6

    Clark County Sheriff Refuses to Conduct “No Refusal” Checkpoint

    Clark County Sheriff Refuses to Conduct “No Refusal” Checkpoint
    After receiving strong negative feedback, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office has announced that it will not participate in another “no refusal” OVI checkpoint. A “no refusal” checkpoint is a checkpoint at which…
  • Feb 5

    Man Faces Seven Years in Prison After 10th OVI Conviction

    Man Faces Seven Years in Prison After 10th OVI Conviction
    Springfield resident James Burkitt was recently sentenced to seven years in prison for his most recent OVI conviction. The steep sentence was imposed after it was discovered this most recent OVI conviction was his seventh since 1996 and his…
Rank this Week: 3252

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Las Vegas Embezzlement Lawyer

    Las Vegas Embezzlement Lawyer
    Embezzlement A person who is charged with embezzlement may find that their ability to earn a living is impaired. Even worse, they may find themselves facing time in jail. It’s vital to act quickly after being charged with embezzlement…
  • Feb 25

    Casino Marker Attorney in Las Vega

    Casino Marker Attorney in Las Vega
    Casino Markers Millions of tourists come to Las Vegas to gamble. Unfortunately, some people get in over their heads by taking out a casino loan. A loan from a casino is known as a marker, and it’s a crime not to pay back this debt.…
  • Feb 24

    Las Vegas DUI Attorney

    Las Vegas DUI Attorney
    DUI in Las Vegas Las Vegas is a city with a reputation as a place where people can let their hair down. Couple that with the huge number of tourists who visit it, and you have a recipe for plenty of alcohol consumption. While it may look like…
Rank this Week: 1172

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Feb 26

    Jihadi John's Travel to Syria

    Jihadi John's Travel to Syria
    I see many news reports saying Mohammed Emwazi, aka "Jihadi John" went to Syria in 2012. CAGE says it was 2013. In early 2013, Mohammed's father suggested that he should think about changing his name by deed poll, so that perhaps the…
  • Feb 26

    "Jihadi John" Identified

    "Jihadi John" Identified
    The black-clad executioner in ISIS beheading videos has been identified by the media as Mohammed Emwazi. He grew up in London, graduated college, and according to CAGE, which corresponded with him, was harassed by British intelligence and…
  • Feb 25

    Twitter vs. ISIS

    Twitter vs. ISIS
    I really wish Twitter would stop deleting ISIS accounts. In the last three hours, 20 accounts I've been following are gone. This has been going on for weeks. I don't like one-sided news. ISIS accounts are a source of information.…
Rank this Week: 3

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Alabama criminal law and procedure, including DUI,, theft crimes, and violent crimes. By Steven D. Ebersole.

http://www.birminghamcriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Alabama v. Hendrix – Dismissal of Vehicular Manslaughter Charges Affirmed

    Alabama v. Hendrix – Dismissal of Vehicular Manslaughter Charges Affirmed
    The Alabama Court of Appeals recently affirmed the dismissal of a second criminal indictment against a defendant for charges related to a fatal car accident allegedly caused by defendant, who is accused of being drunk, speeding and veering…
  • Feb 22

    Wagner v. Alabama – Probation Revocation Reversed, Remanded

    Wagner v. Alabama – Probation Revocation Reversed, Remanded
    Probation is often imposed on criminal defendants after completion of a jail or prison term, sometimes in lieu of a longer incarceration. Part of the deal is defendants have to maintain a certain criteria (avoid arrest, submit to regular…
  • Feb 20

    Batts v. Alabama – Five-Year Drug Trial Delay Questioned

    Batts v. Alabama – Five-Year Drug Trial Delay Questioned
    The Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides that those accused in all criminal prosecutions have the right to a speedy trial. The Speedy Trial Act of 1974 establishes time limits for completion of various stages of federal criminal…
Rank this Week: 1374

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    DUI Charges Dropped After Blood Results Confirm No DUI

    DUI Charges Dropped After Blood Results Confirm No DUI
    There is an interesting case out of Livingston County where a man was arrested and charged with DUI and then the case later dismissed.  According to the article, the man was involved in an accident and asked to take a breathalyzer test…
  • Feb 2

    DUI Arrests In Orange County California

    DUI Arrests In Orange County California
    Recent statistics have shown that there are approximately 13,000 DUI arrests in Orange County alone, out of nearly 200,000 in the State of California. In some years, more than 90 percent of Orange County DUI arrests result in conviction. A…
  • Jan 9

    New Proposed Law Could Make 3rd DUI A Felony

    New Proposed Law Could Make 3rd DUI A Felony
    Could A New Law In Colorado Make 3rd DUI’s In California A Felony? There is a proposed new law being considered in Colorado, which would make a third DUI a felony. Representatives of Weld County are reintroducing a bill that would make…
Rank this Week: 613

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Prosecutorial Misconduct in the Florida Criminal Justice System

    Prosecutorial Misconduct in the Florida Criminal Justice System
    When will the Florida courts sanction Assistant State Attorneys, as oppose to writing opinions that allow them to scorm out of making improper arguments, during their prosecutions of criminal trials? The prosecutor’s role in Florida is…
  • Feb 18

    Florida Gun Laws explained in Norman v. State

    Florida Gun Laws explained in Norman v. State
    The 4th District Court of Appeals just answered the following issue regarding firearms in Florida: Whether or not Florida’s Constitution allows an individual the right to keep and bear arms; which includes the ability to openly carry a…
  • Feb 17

    Hit and Run Penalties After The Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act

    Hit and Run Penalties After The Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act
    Recently making news in Palm Beach County, FL has been the increase in “hit and run” news stories. Because of the increase in hit and run cases throughout Palm Beach County, FL; the Florida Department of Highway Patrol is pushing…
Rank this Week: 3979

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Conviction Upheld for Homeless New Jersey Man in Burglary Case

    Conviction Upheld for Homeless New Jersey Man in Burglary Case
    Recently, 30-year-old Drew Buechlein’s appeal of his burglary plea conviction was denied by a New Jersey appeals court. Buechlein, who is said to be homeless, pleaded guilty to committing burglary in Westville in 2009. He was sentenced…
  • Feb 24

    Head-on Crash in California Leaves Driver Facing DUI Charge

    Head-on Crash in California Leaves Driver Facing DUI Charge
    On Sunday February 22, five people sustained injuries and had to be hospitalized following a head-on collision in Whittier, CA. One of the five was the driver of a truck, who collided with a Toyota Prius near La Forge Street and Santa…
  • Feb 23

    South Carolina Sixth Grade Teacher Arrested for Possessing Marijuana

    South Carolina Sixth Grade Teacher Arrested for Possessing Marijuana
    On Monday, February 23, a sixth-grade teacher at Memminger Elementary School in Charleston, SC turned herself in to the County Sheriff’s Office after an investigation on Friday revealed the presence of marijuana at her home. Faith…
Rank this Week: 3361

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 26

    Bill aims to require evaluations to determine likelihood of sex offenders reoffending

    Bill aims to require evaluations to determine likelihood of sex offenders reoffending
    A curfew for CERTAIN sex offenders? The water they are drinking has to be tainted..or spiked w/something!2-26-15 Florida: Two bills in the Florida legislature, SB 336 and HB 387, would require a convicted sex offender to be evaluated to…
  • Feb 26

    Governor signs sex offender bill into law

    Governor signs sex offender bill into law
    2-26-15 Vermont: Gov. Peter Shumlin signed into law a bill to tighten restrictions on sex offenders getting out of prison Wednesday Shumlin thanked House and Senate lawmakers for their work on the bill, which was among the first to be…
  • Feb 25

    Va. House backs state subpoenas to combat child porn

    Va. House backs state subpoenas to combat child porn
    2-25-15 Virginia: By a 97-1 vote, the House of Delegates on Wednesday passed a Senate measure allowing the state to issue administrative subpoenas - which may be sealed if necessary - to obtain records from computer service service providers…
Rank this Week: 37

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

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

    Can I get into Canada with a DUI?

    Can I get into Canada with a DUI?
    Minnesota is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but sometimes avid fishermen want to head north of the border to check out the fishing holes in Canada. Fishing in Canada can be a lot of fun, but crossing the border can be difficult if…
  • Feb 25

    The Link Between Depression and Violent Crime

    The Link Between Depression and Violent Crime
    Just this week we wrote that even though arrests are down, our jail cells are still filing up. The problem is that many of these repeat offenders aren’t getting the mental health help they need. Instead, they are simply thrown in…
  • Feb 24

    How Police Get You To Confess To A Crime You Didn’t Commit

    How Police Get You To Confess To A Crime You Didn’t Commit
    You’ve all seen the way Hollywood portrays interrogations on television. A dark room, spotlight on the accused, maybe a little good cop-bad cop action. Now, that’s not exactly how interrogations go down in the real world, but…
Rank this Week: 1027

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/
  • Feb 26

    Can I get into Canada with a DUI?

    Can I get into Canada with a DUI?
    Minnesota is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but sometimes avid fishermen want to head north of the border to check out the fishing holes in Canada. Fishing in Canada can be a lot of fun, but crossing the border can be difficult if…
  • Feb 25

    The Link Between Depression and Violent Crime

    The Link Between Depression and Violent Crime
    Just this week we wrote that even though arrests are down, our jail cells are still filing up. The problem is that many of these repeat offenders aren’t getting the mental health help they need. Instead, they are simply thrown in…
  • Feb 24

    How Police Get You To Confess To A Crime You Didn’t Commit

    How Police Get You To Confess To A Crime You Didn’t Commit
    You’ve all seen the way Hollywood portrays interrogations on television. A dark room, spotlight on the accused, maybe a little good cop-bad cop action. Now, that’s not exactly how interrogations go down in the real world, but…
Rank this Week: 3295

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

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

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Feb 26

    9 Eye-Opening Facts about the State of Human Rights Worldwide

    9 Eye-Opening Facts about the State of Human Rights Worldwide
    In 2014, Amnesty International recorded and investigated human rights abuses in 160 countries and territories worldwide*. While progress is being made in some areas, the frightening facts and figures below show that for many people the human…
  • Feb 20

    Azerbaijan: Brutal Crackdown Against Journalists Continue

    Azerbaijan: Brutal Crackdown Against Journalists Continue
    By Nic Carter, Amnesty International USA Over the last year, Azerbaijan has imprisoned dozens of journalists, human rights advocates, bloggers, lawyers, and academics who have criticized the regime. Ilham Aliev’s repressive…
  • Feb 13

    3 Must-Watch Videos, 13 Lost Years: Shaker’s Story

    3 Must-Watch Videos, 13 Lost Years: Shaker’s Story
    There’s a superstitious part of me, and a worried part of me. And both parts of me fear this Saturday: it marks thirteen years since Shaker Aamer was airlifted to Guantanamo. My fear is that in Congress, the fear-mongers who ……
Rank this Week: 31

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/
  • Feb 26

    2015 Sentencing Commission Statistical Report Available

    2015 Sentencing Commission Statistical Report Available
    It’s a snow day across much of North Carolina. If your power is on (and your internet connection is working), today’s post will give you something to read by the fire. Allow me to make my annual plug for the North Carolina…
  • Feb 25

    I’ve Been Arrested . . . But Committed No Crime

    I’ve Been Arrested . . . But Committed No Crime
    A person generally may not lawfully be arrested unless there is probable cause to believe he has committed a crime. But there are several exceptions to this rule. Most involve arrests made pursuant to an order for arrest issued by a judicial…
  • Feb 24

    Sentencing Whiteboard: How Consecutive Felonies Are Served

    Sentencing Whiteboard: How Consecutive Felonies Are Served
    Today’s post explains the “single sentence rule” of G.S. 15A-1354(b), the law that tells the prison system how to administer consecutive felony sentences. Knowing the rule is essential to figuring out the release date…
Rank this Week: 3895

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Traffic stop for dark window tint – probable cause?

    Traffic stop for dark window tint – probable cause?
    Let’s say you just bought a used car.  You never had the windows tinted, the car came like that.  Or let’s say you recently had the windows tinted by a reputable tint dealer.  Then in the middle of the day,…
  • Jan 26

    Juvenile Car Burglarie

    Juvenile Car Burglarie
    One of the most common juvenile crimes that I see are juvenile car burglaries.  These frequently happen in neighborhoods where kids may be walking around at night and trying to open up unlocked cars looking for loose change or…
  • Dec 14

    Occasional, Infrequent ‘Alarms’ from Ankle Monitoring Device Not Enough to Violate Probation

    Occasional, Infrequent ‘Alarms’ from Ankle Monitoring Device Not Enough to Violate Probation
    Most of us have known the frustration of trying to keep our cell phones charged. A recent smartphone commercial playfully mocks the “wall huggers” who are tethered to electrical outlets at airports and other public venues. For one…
Rank this Week: 2619

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Covers Georgia criminal law.

http://www.gainesvillegalawyer.com/articles/
Rank this Week: 492

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Feb 26

    SEC Speaks 2015: Enforcement Highlight

    SEC Speaks 2015: Enforcement Highlight
    On February 20, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) held its annual SEC Speaks conference, which updated the public regarding the staff’s work over the last year and its plans for 2015. The conference covered several…
  • Feb 23

    Guilty Plea in DOJ’s First Criminal Prosecution for Campaign Finance Coordination

    Guilty Plea in DOJ’s First Criminal Prosecution for Campaign Finance Coordination
    The news media has already engaged in rampant speculation regarding the potential candidates from both parties in the 2016 presidential election. Inextricably tied to the talk of political campaigns is the public discussion about campaign…
  • Feb 20

    PCAOB Update: 2015 Budget and Broker-Dealer Audit

    PCAOB Update: 2015 Budget and Broker-Dealer Audit
    On Feb. 4, 2015, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Chairman James R. Doty provided an update on the Board’s 2015 budget at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) Open Meeting in Washington, D.C.…
Rank this Week: 2237

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/
  • Feb 26

    Coach From ‘Remember The Titans’ Movie Arrested For DUI

    Coach From ‘Remember The Titans’ Movie Arrested For DUI
    Actor Will Patton, most famous for playing assistant coach Bill Yoast in the Disney football movie Remember the Titans, was arrested yesterday in South Carolina for DUI. Patton, who is from Charleston, was released on bail and is set to go to…
  • Feb 25

    MD Woman Charged With DUI After Hitting Snowbank

    MD Woman Charged With DUI After Hitting Snowbank
    A Maryland woman has been arrested and charged with DUI after allegedly running off the side of Deep Creek Drive and hitting a snowbank. Maryland State Police who responded to the scene said the woman, Alisa Shafer, shows signs of impairment…
  • Feb 24

    DUI Suspect Chokes Deli Worker Over Food

    DUI Suspect Chokes Deli Worker Over Food
    A Delaware man is being charged with DUI, strangulation and a series of other charges after allegedly choking a Wawa store employee who he said didn’t prepare food the way he wanted. According to reports the man threw a display stand at…
Rank this Week: 5032

Gigstad Law Office LLC Blog

Gigstad Law Office LLC Blog

Covers criminal defense topics, including DUI, checkpoints, and traffic tickets.

http://www.gigstadlaw.com/Criminal-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Feb 26

    Information on the "Fair DUI Flyer" that you might have seen in the news lately from Florida.

    Information on the "Fair DUI Flyer" that you might have seen in the news lately from Florida.
    Information on the "Fair DUI Flyer" that you might have seen in the news lately from Florida. Recently, I've received a lot of questions from client, friends, etc. over the Youtube video that has been circulating the internet that shows…
  • Dec 31

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 12/31/14 - New Year's Eve Edition.

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 12/31/14 - New Year's Eve Edition.
    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 12/31/14 - New Year's Eve Edition. Since the weather forecast is in the teens for today and tonight there aren't going to be any set DUI checkpoint locations, it's just too cold outside! But that…
  • Dec 8

    Robert Gigstad Selected for The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 for 2015

    Robert Gigstad Selected for The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 for 2015
    In another display of his commitment to legal excellence, Attorney Gigstad was selected for the The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers for 2015. Gigstad Law Office, LLC is extremely proud of this latest legal accolade and is…
Rank this Week: 3687

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 2211

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Man Pleads Guilty to Timeshare Resale Scam

    Man Pleads Guilty to Timeshare Resale Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. James Currey, 55, Orlando, Florida, pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud in connection with a telemarketing scam wherein the defendant targeted timeshare owners and falsely promised a buyer…
  • Feb 25

    Former Sr. VP Pleads Guilty to Misapplication of Bank Fund

    Former Sr. VP Pleads Guilty to Misapplication of Bank Fund
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Justin T. Brough, 39, North Las Vegas, Nevada, a former senior vice president of Bank of America, Las Vegas, pleaded guilty to misapplication of bank funds in a scheme that led to over $6.4 million in losses on two loans.…
  • Feb 25

    Man Admits Mortgage Scheme Involving Inflated Purchase Price

    Man Admits Mortgage Scheme Involving Inflated Purchase Price
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Enrique Hernandez, 34, Miami, Florida, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank and mail fraud in connection with a scheme to inflate purchase prices and share kickbacks with his conspirators.The properties purchased…
Rank this Week: 4

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

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

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Can Speech Analysis Successfully Detect Drunk Drivers?

    Can Speech Analysis Successfully Detect Drunk Drivers?
    For a long time, breathalyzers have been the main device used by law enforcement to detect drunk drivers. Unfortunately, there few options available on the market to physically prevent someone from getting behind the wheel while drunk other…
  • Feb 20

    Can Personal Breathalyzers Prevent DWI?

    Can Personal Breathalyzers Prevent DWI?
    It isn’t always easy to determine when you’ve had too much to drink. After all, people who have a BAC of over .08 percent may not exhibit the mental or physical signs of drunken behavior. In 2014, many people purchased a personal…
  • Feb 16

    When Should I Tell My Employer About My DWI / DUI?

    When Should I Tell My Employer About My DWI / DUI?
    Have you been arrested and charged with DWI and are deciding whether or not to tell your employer about it? This concern is a common one, since others like you are understandably concerned about losing their job because of a DWI. If you are…
Rank this Week: 2188

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/
  • Feb 26

    Can a Grandparent Get Custody?

    Can a Grandparent Get Custody?
    It is often difficult for grandparents to get custody, […] The post Can a Grandparent Get Custody? appeared first on Darwin Overson.
  • Feb 24

    Attorney Rudy Bautista Defends Ute Tribe Leader in Sex Abuse Case

    Attorney Rudy Bautista Defends Ute Tribe Leader in Sex Abuse Case
    In 2014, Utah Ute Tribe leader Richard Jenks Jr. was ar […] The post Attorney Rudy Bautista Defends Ute Tribe Leader in Sex Abuse Case appeared first on Darwin Overson.
  • Feb 18

    Which Should I Choose, Annulment or Divorce?

    Which Should I Choose, Annulment or Divorce?
    If you’re thinking about ending your marriage, yo […] The post Which Should I Choose, Annulment or Divorce? appeared first on Darwin Overson.
Rank this Week: 2154

New York DWI Attorneys Blog

New York DWI Attorneys Blog

Covers DWI / DUI / DWAI cases. By the Law Offices of Carl Spector and Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC.

http://www.newyorkdui.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3659

New York DWI/DUI Blog

New York DWI/DUI Blog

By Carl Spector.

http://www.newyorkdui.com/
Rank this Week: 2974

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    Rapist Or Innocent? Pick One, UC

    Rapist Or Innocent? Pick One, UC
    Samantha Harris at FIRE is making administrators at the University of Colorado, Boulder, very sad. Last week, the University of Colorado Boulder (CU) settled a lawsuit brought by a male student who was accused of sexual misconduct. What…
  • Feb 26

    Penn 3L: Due Process Is For Misogynist

    Penn 3L: Due Process Is For Misogynist
    The sun rises in the east and sets in the west. Sixteen University of Pennsylvania law professors issue an open letter challenging the school’s new sexual assault policies for the lack of fundamental fairness. …
  • Feb 25

    The Black Hole of Chicago

    The Black Hole of Chicago
    The Guardian posted an extraordinary article revealing that the Chicago police maintained a “black site,” an off-the-books holding facility, where they took people who disappeared upon entering. The Chicago police department…
Rank this Week: 143

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 1948

Las Vegas Criminal Defense…

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

By Ross Goodman.

http://www.rossgoodmancriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Feb 26

    Power and Control in Domestic Violence

    Power and Control in Domestic Violence
    Goodman Law Group, P.C.          520 S 4th St,        Las Vegas, NV 89101       Phone: (702) 383 –…
  • Feb 19

    The Criminal Court Process in Las Vegas Nevada

    The Criminal Court Process in Las Vegas Nevada
    A criminal case like domestic violence takes a long process in Nevada. That is why you need to hire an experienced and excellent Las Vegas Domestic Violence lawyer who can guide you in this drawn-out process. Here are the phases that explain…
  • Feb 18

    Questions to Ask Your Prospect Las Vegas Criminal Defense Lawyer

    Questions to Ask Your Prospect Las Vegas Criminal Defense Lawyer
    Goodman Law Group, P.C.          520 S 4th St,        Las Vegas, NV 89101       Phone: (702) 383 –…
Rank this Week: 2203

Norm Pattis Blog

Norm Pattis Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.pattisblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    The Fallacy of Accountability

    The Fallacy of Accountability
    Now that we've abolished the death penalty in Connecticut, at least insofar as future cases are concerned, the fate of those currently on death row being much at issue, there is really no cause for jurors ever lawfully to consider the…
  • Feb 22

    Quick Reviews: All The Light We Cannot See

    Quick Reviews: All The Light We Cannot See
    I'm inaugurating a new feature on this blog: quick reviews.  If you're like me, there just isn't enough time to read. I'll post reviews here of things I've enjoyed. Perhaps it will help you to identify what to read next. I'd appreciate…
  • Feb 18

    The Debt We Owe to the Cro

    The Debt We Owe to the Cro
    No sooner had news broken that Craig Hicks was accused of killing three young Muslim college students in North Carolina than calls erupted for a federal hate crime investigation. The Justice Department promptly obliged. Where was the hue and…
Rank this Week: 1567

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Handling Accusations in the Midst of an Increasing Cybercrime Epidemic

    Handling Accusations in the Midst of an Increasing Cybercrime Epidemic
    Cybercrime presents unique challenges to the legal system, both for alleged offenders and for law enforcement. The laws and regulations regarding certain crimes are often difficult to navigate, especially given the fast pace of web technology…
  • Feb 15

    11 Arrested in 3 Cases of Online Sex Solicitation of Minor

    11 Arrested in 3 Cases of Online Sex Solicitation of Minor
    Three separate cases involving the online solicitation of minors are currently in the court system in Amarillo, Texas, and in Louisa County, Virginia. Undercover police operations in both states were involved in discovering the offenses. A…
  • Feb 10

    Solicitation Charges Against High School Teacher Shock Small Connecticut Town

    Solicitation Charges Against High School Teacher Shock Small Connecticut Town
    If you or someone you love faces charges of soliciting a minor for sex or engaging in cybercrime activity, this heartbreaking case out of Connecticut may resonate with you. A former student has filed a lawsuit against a local high school…
Rank this Week: 278

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

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

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3705

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/
  • Feb 25

    Amherst Police Arrest Two UMass Students for Drunk Driving

    Amherst Police Arrest Two UMass Students for Drunk Driving
    It should come as no surprise that college students tend to drink more heavily and more often than older Americans. With increased drinking also comes increased risk - not only risk with their own safety, but risk involving the safety of…
  • Feb 22

    Alleged Drunk Driver - a Police Officer - Arrested in Medford

    Alleged Drunk Driver - a Police Officer - Arrested in Medford
    According to a recent news report from CBS Boston, a Medford police officer was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor (OUI), negligent operation of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident…
  • Feb 20

    Studies: Drugged Drivers Increasingly Common

    Studies: Drugged Drivers Increasingly Common
    While drunk driving accidents and deaths are on the overall decline - both in Massachusetts and nationwide - there is another growing concern, according to the National Highway Traffic Administration: Drugged drivers. Two recent studies by…
Rank this Week: 3303

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 25

    One Killing that Didn't Happen and One Killing that Won't

    One Killing that Didn't Happen and One Killing that Won't
    First to Georgia where the Board of Pardons and Paroles said it reviewed the record and the pleas from lawyers and 21 witnesses.  And then offered Kelly Gissendaner the finger.Die, bitch! Fuck you!Which would seem to have ended…
  • Feb 25

    For a Chance To Chat

    For a Chance To Chat
    It was February 1997 when Doug Gissander was found stabbed repeatedly, murdered, in a remote wooded area of Georgia, about a mile from where his car was recovered.He'd been missing for a week.Gregory Owen pleaded guilty to the murder. But he…
  • Feb 24

    Maybe They Won't Kill This Innocent Guy

    Maybe They Won't Kill This Innocent Guy
    Rodney Reed, almost certainly did not rape and murder Stacey Stites that April day in 1996, just three weeks before her wedding to Jimmy Lewis Fennell, Jr.  As a factoid, that's not particularly interesting either way you look at…
Rank this Week: 4070

Colorado Springs Criminal Lawyer…

Colorado Springs Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers the defense of DUI / DWAI, domestic violence, felonies and misdemeanors in Colorado. By Gasper Law Group.

http://www.coloradospringscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Plea Bargains; It’s Your Life, It’s Your Call

    Plea Bargains; It’s Your Life, It’s Your Call
    By Caryn J. Adams Partner and Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC I often tell those who come to see me that a good criminal defense attorney plays two principal roles. On the one hand, a defense attorney does in court everything that you…
  • Jun 18

    What Is Jail Like?

    What Is Jail Like?
    By Caryn J. Adams Partner and Managing AttorneyThe Gasper Law Group, PLLC Several times in the past few months, I’ve talked with people, both clients and other acquaintances, with some odd misconceptions of what it’s like to…
  • Jun 1

    Sealing Your Record - Drug Case

    Sealing Your Record - Drug Case
    By Caryn J. Adams Partner and Managing AttorneyThe Gasper Law Group Drug Cases: Different Rules for Sealing To every rule, there is an exception. To the rule that no conviction may be sealed, the exception is criminal conviction records for…
Rank this Week: 4501

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Feb 25

    Utah Wrongful Death Statutes Allow Woman to Sue Self

    Utah Wrongful Death Statutes Allow Woman to Sue Self
    It may sound like the plot to the newest movie to be considered for an award for “Best Comedy,” but the Utah case of Bagley v. Bagley, wherein Barbara Bagley is suing herself is very real. The case was dismissed in January of 2014…
  • Feb 23

    Threat of Terrorism Charge for Man Threatening Provo PD

    Threat of Terrorism Charge for Man Threatening Provo PD
    Between Tuesday, Feb. 17 and Friday, Feb. 20, three men and one woman were arrested after allegedly making threats against the Provo Police Department. One of the men was charged with a threat of terrorism. Don’t Write it if You…
  • Feb 18

    Capital Punishment Continues to Draw Lines in the Sand

    Capital Punishment Continues to Draw Lines in the Sand
    In the wake of multiple botched lethal injection executions over the past year—including those of Clayton Lockett in Oklahoma, Dennis McGuire in Ohio, and Joseph Rudolph Wood in Arizona—the practice of capital punishment is being…
Rank this Week: 885

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Feb 25

    BIG TROUBLE: DRIVING ON A REVOKED LICENSE IN ILLINOIS

    BIG TROUBLE: DRIVING ON A REVOKED LICENSE IN ILLINOIS
    Illinois is serious about enforcing its laws about driving on a revoked license when the underlying offense involves drugs or alcohol. Recently, a DuPage County judge sentenced a defendant to 8 ½ years in prison for two counts of…
  • Feb 9

    “THEY JUST FOLLOWED ME:” POLICE STOPS IN ILLINOIS

    “THEY JUST FOLLOWED ME:” POLICE STOPS IN ILLINOIS
    You pulled out of the gas station and set off on your way home. You’d just had a few beers after work. A couple blocks later, you noticed a squad car behind you. The car continued following you and then … Continue reading →
  • Jan 19

    PROVING THE BREATHALYZER IN ILLINOIS

    PROVING THE BREATHALYZER IN ILLINOIS
    You had always heard that if you were stopped for DUI, you should refuse to take a breathalyzer. But when the time came, you went right along with police and blew over the limit. What can you do? When you … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 2309