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Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

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

    Injury Crash Southbound I15@30

    Injury Crash Southbound I15@30
    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…
  • Aug 27

    D1 Fatal Crash 900 Block Center Valley Rd, Sandpoint, iD

    D1 Fatal Crash 900 Block Center Valley Rd, Sandpoint, iD
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Aug 26

    Crash on SH55 North of Horseshoe Bend Sends One to the Hospital

    Crash on SH55 North of Horseshoe Bend Sends One to the Hospital
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
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Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 77

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 581

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

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

    Noting some (unexpected?) pro-marijuana opponents of some 2016 marijuana full legalization initiative

    Noting some (unexpected?) pro-marijuana opponents of some 2016 marijuana full legalization initiative
    Fox News has this effective new article on some of the notable folks who are against marijuana prohibition but also seems to be against full marijuana legalization proposals on state ballots this year. The piece is headlined "Pot Twist:…
  • Aug 27

    "Legalizing Marijuana and Abating Environmental Harm: An Overblown Promise? (A Draft)"

    "Legalizing Marijuana and Abating Environmental Harm: An Overblown Promise? (A Draft)"
    The title of this post is the title of this timely paper authored by Michael Vitiello and now available via SSRN. Here is tha abstract: California appears to be on the fast track towards legalizing personal use of marijuana. Proponents of…
  • Aug 26

    "Forced out of a home over a marijuana joint"

    "Forced out of a home over a marijuana joint"
    Many opponents of significant marijuana reforms are often quick to assert that nobody really ever gets in any trouble simply for smoking a joint and that we need not and should not support marijuana legalization because practically speaking…
Rank this Week: 1948

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 1687

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

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

    New Connecticut Criminal Laws for Kids in Car DUIs / DWIs Start Oct. 1

    New Connecticut Criminal Laws for Kids in Car DUIs / DWIs Start Oct. 1
    There’s no question that Connecticut lawmakers are getting tougher on DUI / DWI / OUI arrests in Connecticut. Last year, we saw a new law passed that required anyone arrested for DUI in Connecticut under CGS § 14-227a or CGS §…
  • Aug 19

    The Best Kept Secrets to Fighting Connecticut State Trooper Arrest

    The Best Kept Secrets to Fighting Connecticut State Trooper Arrest
    If you ask any of the best Connecticut criminal lawyers and attorneys who are “in the know” about Connecticut State Trooper arrests, they will share 2 little known and quietly kept secrets about State Trooper arrests: first, State…
  • Aug 13

    Fighting Your Connecticut Harassment Second Degree Arrest

    Fighting Your Connecticut Harassment Second Degree Arrest
    Connecticut police and prosecutors are taking online harassment and social media harassment arrests seriously. Digital forensic police labs are sprouting up all over Fairfield County, and police in Greenwich, Weston, Stamford and Darien…
Rank this Week: 1507

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Child Endangerment Cases Currently Pending in Illinoi

    Child Endangerment Cases Currently Pending in Illinoi
    The definition of child endangerment in Illinois is broad and therefore child endangerment charges are filed under a number of different circumstances. Under Illinois law 720 ILCS 5/12C-5, a person endangers the life of a child if he or she…
  • Aug 25

    How do Judges Set Bail in Illinois?

    How do Judges Set Bail in Illinois?
    The Chicago Tribune reports that a Chicago man is currently being held at the Skokie courthouse jail with bail set at $250,000 for allegedly Tasering a 79-year old woman during an attempted robbery. The man is charged with aggravated battery…
  • Aug 23

    Illegal Gun Possession in Illinoi

    Illegal Gun Possession in Illinoi
    A new study out of the Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health finds that lawful gun owners commit less than a fifth of gun crimes in the United States. The study traced the origins of every firearm recovered from crime scenes in 2008 and…
Rank this Week: 1487

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    The 6th Circuit Finally Said The Magic Word: Punitive

    The 6th Circuit Finally Said The Magic Word: Punitive
    Of the many legal fictions enjoyed by judges, few have done as much damage to as many people as calling sex offender registries “regulatory.”  The trick is that if it’s characterized as regulatory, then it’s not…
  • Aug 27

    Texas Hold ‘Em

    Texas Hold ‘Em
    When Northern District of Texas Judge Reed O’Connor granted Texas’ motion to enjoin the bureaucrats’ implementation of Title IX “guidance” requiring schools to accommodate transgender students in bathrooms,…
  • Aug 26

    For Unworthy Defendants, Law Is Just A Technicality

    For Unworthy Defendants, Law Is Just A Technicality
    They were two of the most powerful men in New York State. They doled out committee assignments and positions (which means money). No bill made it to the floor without their approval. And then there was the member money, the billions of…
Rank this Week: 116

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 14

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

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

    BAGLEY BLOCKS BLOCH

    BAGLEY BLOCKS BLOCH
    Like so many plaintiffs before him, he went to court with the promises of untold riches whispered in his ear by his attorneys.His day in court.Justice, that elusive concept, would finally materialize.But Judge Bagley saw it different on…
  • Aug 24

    JAY HOGAN AND BILL RICHEY HAVE BOTH PASSED AWAY

    JAY HOGAN AND BILL RICHEY HAVE BOTH PASSED AWAY
    It was an era when being a criminal defense attorney meant being a trial lawyer. And two of the very best trial lawyers of that era were Jay Hogan and Bill Ritchey and both have passed away within the last 24 hours. Jay Hogan was one of…
  • Aug 22

    JUDICIAL ELECTIONS 2016- WHO YA GONNA VOTE FOR?

    JUDICIAL ELECTIONS 2016- WHO YA GONNA VOTE FOR?
    Early voting has started for the judicial elections. People are talking. There is a buzz...oh wait, that's the Judge Stan Blake Memorial WiFi which still doesn't work a damn (Blake was instrumental in getting the first wi-fi system…
Rank this Week: 396

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    How to Sustain a False Police Shooting Crisi

    How to Sustain a False Police Shooting Crisi
    The title of this post is taken from today's article in National Review by David French. The subtitle is, "The facts are a mere inconvenience for progressives stoking racial conflict."It's hard to recall a political movement built on more…
  • Aug 26

    Normal People vs. DOJ Elite

    Normal People vs. DOJ Elite
    The Washington Post carries a story today about black people wanting only to live in peace and safety huddling together in one room of a Baltimore church, at the very moment a group of We-Know-Better DOJ lawyers (presumably with Harvard...
  • Aug 26

    Governor Scolds Police Chief Opposing Jailbreak Initiative

    Governor Scolds Police Chief Opposing Jailbreak Initiative
    Not satisfied with the reduced consequences for thousands of criminals benefiting from his 2011 Realignment law and Proposition 47, Governor Brown is promoting and financing Proposition 57 which will appear on the state's November 8th…
Rank this Week: 4952

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer…

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer Blog

By IMG Legal Group.

http://www.imglegalgroup.com/#!blog/cxyn
  • Aug 26

    Before The Labor Day Holiday Weekend Begins Remember ~ Drink,Drive,Go To Jail.

    Before The Labor Day Holiday Weekend Begins Remember ~ Drink,Drive,Go To Jail.
    Before you start your Labor Day festivities, be sure that you make a plan for a safe ride home. We understand that being arrested and locked up in New Jersey may have been the worst experience you’ve ever had, whether it was in Ocean…
  • Aug 26

    A Burglary Conviction Can Carry Various Penalties In New Jersey

    A Burglary Conviction Can Carry Various Penalties In New Jersey
    When you enter a home or building without permission, you are breaking New Jersey law. Even if your intentions were harmless, you can be charged with trespassing and slammed with heavy penalties. But if the courts have reason to believe you…
  • Aug 16

    Hire an Experienced Probation Violation Attorney in Monmouth County.

    Hire an Experienced Probation Violation Attorney in Monmouth County.
    If you violate the terms of your probation in any way, such as failing to meet with your probation officer on time or leaving the state, you can be charged with another crime.Do not let an alleged probation violation lead to additional fines…
Rank this Week: 1817

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/
  • Aug 26

    Minnesota’s Social Host Liability Ordinances: An Overview

    Minnesota’s Social Host Liability Ordinances: An Overview
    One can open a newspaper or look on the Internet and be inundated with interesting DWI law related topics on a variety of subjects. One of the most talked-about as of late is social host liability ordinances that seek to curb…
  • Aug 22

    Minnesota’s Push for Increased Use of Ignition Interlock Devices to Combat Drunk Driving

    Minnesota’s Push for Increased Use of Ignition Interlock Devices to Combat Drunk Driving
    Among the most interesting DWI law related topics in recent months is the attention ignition interlock devices have gotten. One of the most discussed tools to help combat increasing DUI and DWI rates is the ignition interlock device…
  • Aug 18

    Supreme Court Ruling gives Police Slight Leeway in Illegal Stop

    Supreme Court Ruling gives Police Slight Leeway in Illegal Stop
    The U.S. Supreme Court opened another small chink in citizens’ protection against illegal police searches this summer. In a 5-3 opinion in Utah v Strieff, the court ruled that although the police officer stopped a suspect illegally, a…
Rank this Week: 1802

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://blog.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Aug 26

    Marijuana Odor Probable Cause for Search Warrant in Arizona

    Marijuana Odor Probable Cause for Search Warrant in Arizona
    The Arizona Supreme Court recently considered whether the smell of marijuana was enough to establish probable cause for the purpose of issuing a search warrant in light of the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act (AMMA). The AZ Supreme Court…
  • Aug 8

    One of the Most Important Reasons to Resolve Your Warrant

    One of the Most Important Reasons to Resolve Your Warrant
    The US Supreme Court determined that even though the stop was unlawful, the drug evidence could be admitted and used against him obtain a drug conviction. In this article we will outline the US Supreme Court decision; featured topics related…
  • Jul 25

    Entrapment: The Most Important Requirement for Your Defense Revealed

    Entrapment: The Most Important Requirement for Your Defense Revealed
    In a recent case the Arizona Supreme Court held that the entrapment defense afforded under A.R.S. 13-206, is reserved for cases in which the defendant admits to the substantial elements of the crime. Put simply, this means that if the…
Rank this Week: 2916

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

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

    The importance of protecting confidences of clients and potential clients, and Laurence Tribe’s poor example

    The importance of protecting confidences of clients and potential clients, and Laurence Tribe’s poor example
    Harvard law professor Laurence Tribe -- who, like I, fully opposes Donald Trump's presidential candidacy -- seriously disappointed me when he tweeted the following on August 16, 2016: "I have notes of when Trump phoned me for legal advice in…
  • Aug 25

    Battling by rattling the opponent’s agenda while keeping both eyes on the prize

    Battling by rattling the opponent’s agenda while keeping both eyes on the prize
    If the prosecutor comes to court with a smirking attitude, the defense lawyer does not need to do anything to wipe the smirk off the prosecutor's face other than doing the criminal defense lawyer's job, keeping his eyes on the prize.
  • Aug 24

    “I knew you would pull it off,” said my client

    “I knew you would pull it off,” said my client
    "I knew you would pull it off," said my client, after I felt like I had pulled a rabbit out of a hat getting his misdemeanor case dismissed. On our third trial date, the prosecutor finally agreed to dismiss my client's marijuana possession…
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CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Aug 26

    Fordham's Criminal Law Speaker Series 2016

    Fordham's Criminal Law Speaker Series 2016
    The theme is "Constructing Truth: Criminal Law in Flux." The program is part of a seminar available to Fordham Law students to promote further exploration of topics beyond first year courses but others may attend by permission:…
  • Aug 26

    Pei on Criminal Reconciliation in China

    Pei on Criminal Reconciliation in China
    Wei Pei (Beihang University (BUAA)) has posted Harmony, Law and Criminal Reconciliation in China: A Historical Perspective (Erasmus Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In 2012, China revised its Criminal Procedure…
  • Aug 26

    Conti-Cook on Police Accountability in the Courtroom

    Conti-Cook on Police Accountability in the Courtroom
    Cynthia Conti-Cook (The Legal Aid Society) has posted Defending the Public: Police Accountability in the Courtroom (Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 4, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Politicians across the country, seeking to address…
Rank this Week: 314

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/
  • Aug 26

    No rampant crime wave resulted from massive decriminalization of Texas juvenile life

    No rampant crime wave resulted from massive decriminalization of Texas juvenile life
    Grits focuses mostly on the adult justice system, which in Texas still has the largest prison population in the nation, so it's sometimes easy to lose hope. But with school restarting this week, it struck Grits that there's a resonant, unrung…
  • Aug 25

    DOJ should intervene in Harris Co. bail litigation, and other brief note

    DOJ should intervene in Harris Co. bail litigation, and other brief note
    Here's a quick roundup of items which merit Grits readers attention even if they haven't made it into independent posts:The Houston Chronicle's Mike Ward explained to KUT "Why Texas could close even more prisons."A fine for an offense which…
  • Aug 24

    Local #BlackLivesMatter police policy agenda pragmatic, achievable

    Local #BlackLivesMatter police policy agenda pragmatic, achievable
    The missus has been volunteering this year with the Austin Justice Coalition, and I really liked their recently announced agenda on police accountability, which included proposals to:Improve Austin PD's use of force policy (or in APD's…
Rank this Week: 40

Clancy & Clancy Texas Law Blog

Clancy & Clancy Texas Law Blog

Reports on new Texas criminal laws, statutes, and current trials in the news.

http://www.dfwcriminallawyer.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1985

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Aug 26

    Texas Mulls Raising Juvenile Criminal Age to 18

    Texas Mulls Raising Juvenile Criminal Age to 18
      For almost 100 years, Texas has classified 17-year-olds who are charged with crimes as adults. That may be about to change as lawmakers consider redefining who is classified as an adult in the criminal justice system. The state’s…
  • Aug 4

    Charged with a Crime in Texas? What NOT to Do

    Charged with a Crime in Texas? What NOT to Do
    Mistakes are a normal part of life. For many people, mistakes are an important part of the learning process. A close call or a near miss can actually be a sobering reminder of why you shouldn’t have been doing something dangerous or…
  • Aug 3

    Child Killer John Battaglia Fights Execution on Grounds of Mental Incompetency

    Child Killer John Battaglia Fights Execution on Grounds of Mental Incompetency
    A former accountant from Dallas who murdered his two daughters in 2001, has been moved from death row as a fight goes on to prove his mental incompetency. The Dallas Morning News reported on how John Battaglia had been due to be executed in…
Rank this Week: 1853

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Bad Moves By DUI Driver

    Bad Moves By DUI Driver
    Intoxicated drivers often make bad decisions that draw police officers’ attention and leave the drivers vulnerable to arrest on a charge of DUI in Los Angeles. But California drivers aren’t the only ones making mistakes, as these…
  • Aug 23

    Many Repeat DUI Offenders Never Seem To Learn

    Many Repeat DUI Offenders Never Seem To Learn
    For some people, one charge of DUI in Los Angeles is enough to make them resolve they will never again drive under the influence. They never want to go through the humiliating experience of arrest, a bond hearing and a court trial again.…
  • Aug 21

    California: Good State to Get a DUI?

    California: Good State to Get a DUI?
    While it’s probably little consolation to someone convicted of a DUI in Los Angeles, California is apparently far down on the list when it comes to states with the strictest DUI enforcement. WalletHub, a personal finance website, looked…
Rank this Week: 4239

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 1807

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
  • Aug 26

    Attorney-Client Privilege May Block Subpoena to Client’s Accountant

    Attorney-Client Privilege May Block Subpoena to Client’s Accountant
    Grand Jury Subpoena to Client's Accountant: Attorney-Client Privilege May Block Production In the Matter of GRAND JURY PROCEEDINGS Nos. 99-3131, 99-3317. A grand jury investigating alleged tax fraud by Dr. Basaam Osman subpoenaed numerous…
  • Aug 8

    Writ of Coram Nobis – Boilerplate Rules You Need to Know!!

    Writ of Coram Nobis – Boilerplate Rules You Need to Know!!
    US v. Brian Wilkozek, No. 15-1537. In 2003 Brian Wilkozek pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud for his participation in a mortgage-fraud scheme. By the time the third-party lenders uncovered the scheme, all they could do was foreclose...
  • Jul 13

    Busted! DEA’s Use of “Stingray” Cell Phone Locator Without a Warrant is Illegal!

    Busted! DEA’s Use of “Stingray” Cell Phone Locator Without a Warrant is Illegal!
    US v. Raymond Lambis, 15cr734 (SDNY, Judge Pauley, July 12, 2016). In 2015, the Drug Enforcement Administration (the “DEA”) conducted an investigation into an international drug-trafficking organization. As a part of that investigation,…
Rank this Week: 4359

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

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

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

    Trump's "New Approach" To Immigration Is Anything But

    Trump's "New Approach" To Immigration Is Anything But
    For someone who campaigns on shaking up the status quo, Trump's foreign policy speech was dismally unoriginal.  As an immigration lawyer who happens to be Muslim, I was mildly curious of what Trump would add to the conversation about…
  • Jul 8

    Want to Come to the US? You Might Have To Friend The  Government

    Want to Come to the US? You Might Have To Friend The  Government
    On June 23, US Customs & Border Protection quietly announced in the Federal Register seeking comments on the "optional" collection of social media information for visa waiver applicants.The visa waiver program (VWP) enables…
  • Jun 29

    Filing For Citizenship Isn't Always Easy

    Filing For Citizenship Isn't Always Easy
    Citizenship is in many ways the end of the long road of immigration. Besides its obvious civic value, we celebrate grants of citizenship with our clients because it is truly an accomplishment. Even "simple" or "straightforward" cases involve…
Rank this Week: 4711

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 26

    DUI Crackdown Is On For Labor Day Weekend

    DUI Crackdown Is On For Labor Day Weekend
    As you may or may not know, Labor Day weekend is right around the corner. This means a long weekend and gatherings with family and friends. While we want everyone to have fun, be aware that a drunk driving crackdown is currently underway in…
  • Aug 16

    Man Charged With DUI Manslaughter in Fatal Pinellas Park Crash

    Man Charged With DUI Manslaughter in Fatal Pinellas Park Crash
    Charges against a 31-year-old St. Petersburg man accused in a fatal DUI crash have been upgraded now to DUI manslaughter. The man faces these charges after the death of a woman who passed away late Monday at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg as…
  • Aug 11

    Study Shows Florida Has Strict DUI Penaltie

    Study Shows Florida Has Strict DUI Penaltie
    Drinking and driving in the great state of Florida has some pretty steep consequences. Wallet Hub compiled a ranking of the strictest and most lenient states in the U.S. with DUI penalties and Florida took the No. 14 spot. The strictest state…
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Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Covers sex crime laws and cases. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Aug 26

    20-year Veteran of Farmington Hills Police Dept. Facing Prison Time for Child Porn

    20-year Veteran of Farmington Hills Police Dept. Facing Prison Time for Child Porn
    Matthew Parsons, a 48-year-old former Farmington Hills police officer who worked in law enforcement for 20 years, is now facing up to 7 years in prison after pleading guilty to possession of child sexually abusive material, using a computer…
  • Aug 20

    33-year Veteran Louisiana Prosecutor Gets Three Years for Soliciting Sex from Women, Labeled a ‘Sexual Predator’

    33-year Veteran Louisiana Prosecutor Gets Three Years for Soliciting Sex from Women, Labeled a ‘Sexual Predator’
    Recently, 73-year-old Harry Morel Jr., a 33-year veteran prosecutor in St. Charles Parish in Louisiana, was sentenced to three years in prison for allegedly trading sex for leniency in cases he prosecuted.  Federal authorities…
  • Aug 12

    How Innocent People are Convicted of Sex Crime

    How Innocent People are Convicted of Sex Crime
    It’s no secret today that many individuals are convicted of sex crimes they did not commit. Unfortunately, unlike with other crimes those found guilty of rape, child pornography, sexual assault, and other offenses don’t only face…
Rank this Week: 4749

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3101

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David M. Boertje.

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Numbers Show Increase in Assaults Against San Diego Police Officer

    Numbers Show Increase in Assaults Against San Diego Police Officer
    While the nation is on edge from the high profile killings of unarmed citizens and police in Dallas and Baton Rouge earlier this year, the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) is currently trying to investigate whether a shooting death of…
  • Aug 24

    New Article Sheds Light on Sexual Harassment and Assault on Women in Trucking Industry

    New Article Sheds Light on Sexual Harassment and Assault on Women in Trucking Industry
    Riverside, California, is home to the West Coast terminal of trucking company CRST, located just off Interstate 215, where a woman named Cathy Sellars has filed a lawsuit against CRST for sexual harassment. Over the last 20 years, hundreds of…
  • Aug 19

    112 Fugitives Across Southern California Arrested in ICE Operation

    112 Fugitives Across Southern California Arrested in ICE Operation
    Earlier this week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 112 fugitives on the run from the law across the San Bernardino, Riverside, Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties during a special operation that aimed…
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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/
Rank this Week: 52

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1801

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

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

    Fantasy, Cannibalism and the Police Officer

    Fantasy, Cannibalism and the Police Officer
    Before we go any further, I should warn you of two things: One is that this is, necessarily, an unusually long post for this blog; the other is that the case it examines involves issues that may be offensive to or upsetting for some…
  • Aug 24

    Possession of Child Pornography and the “Unit of Prosecution”

    Possession of Child Pornography and the “Unit of Prosecution”
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Supreme Court of Minnesota:  State v. Bakken, 2016 WL 4126390 (Supreme Court of Minnesota 2016).  This court is examining an issue the Court of Appeals of New Mexico addressed last…
  • Aug 22

    Theft of Services, the 4th Amendment and Name, DOB and Phone Number

    Theft of Services, the 4th Amendment and Name, DOB and Phone Number
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Georgia:  State v. Hill, 2016 WL 3751806 (2016). The Court of Appeals begins the opinion by explaining that[t]his case involves allegations that James Brandon Hill…
Rank this Week: 2102

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Possible kill for hire results in criminal charge

    Possible kill for hire results in criminal charge
    A Georgia teenager is currently being held in police custody without the opportunity to post bond. The high school student is facing criminal charges as an adult after he allegedly tried to hire someone to kill two of his classmates...
  • Aug 12

    Nurse practitioner facing criminal charges for use of database

    Nurse practitioner facing criminal charges for use of database
    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation claims that a Georgia woman violated a state law regarding the usage of a prescription database. The medical professional has since been arrested and is facing criminal charges related to the alleged…
  • Jul 29

    Georgia man facing criminal charges over warrant mistake

    Georgia man facing criminal charges over warrant mistake
    A man was taken into custody on allegations of obstruction when Georgia police officers mistook him for a different person. His criminal charges now include a violation of probation, which could potentially send him to jail for as long as...
Rank this Week: 2310

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Trial Lawyers Chris Hammons and John Laird discuss Oklahoma laws and their implications.

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Defining Medical Malpractice in Oklahoma

    Defining Medical Malpractice in Oklahoma
    Experiencing a medical emergency is difficult enough. No one should suffer more at the hands of an irresponsible doctor. So what is medical malpractice? Health care providers may be liable for medical malpractice when the care they provide…
  • Aug 19

    Attorney Chris Hammons to compete on Survivor

    Attorney Chris Hammons to compete on Survivor
    Oklahoma City attorney Chris Hammons, a former University of Oklahoma football team captain, is one of 20 castaways competing for $1 million on Season 33 of Survivor. This season, “Millennials vs Gen X” will premiere at 7 p.m.…
  • Aug 5

    Academic Consequences of DUIs at Oklahoma College

    Academic Consequences of DUIs at Oklahoma College
    For college students, getting a DUI can mean much more than time in jail and hefty fines. University students can lose their scholarships, face academic sanctions or even get kicked out of school. Many universities enforce codes of student…
Rank this Week: 2082

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 695

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/
  • Aug 26

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    The ABA Journal reports that the U.S. Department of Justice has filed an amicus brief in a Georgia civil class action asserting that the use of money bail violates arrestees’ due process and equal protection rights when there is no…
  • Aug 25

    When May Evidence of HGN Come on Down . . . or In?

    When May Evidence of HGN Come on Down . . . or In?
    The question I am most frequently asked these days is some version of the following: May a law enforcement officer trained in administering the HGN test testify at trial about a defendant’s performance on the test if no other expert…
  • Aug 24

    Sufficient Evidence of a Probation Violation

    Sufficient Evidence of a Probation Violation
    Probation violations need not be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. All that’s required is sufficient evidence to “reasonably satisfy” the judge that a violation occurred. What constitutes competent evidence of a…
Rank this Week: 3259

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    Proffer Me This: Counsel is Not Ineffective for Approving Broad Proffer Agreement

    Proffer Me This: Counsel is Not Ineffective for Approving Broad Proffer Agreement
    In Fifer v. United States, the Sixth Circuit confirmed that proffer agreements can vary in scope and in the latitude they afford the Government in using the defendant's statements should he or she decide to take their case to trial.  The…
  • Aug 21

    Johnson Is Retroactive For Career Offender Determination, But Still Must Wait For Beckle

    Johnson Is Retroactive For Career Offender Determination, But Still Must Wait For Beckle
    The Sixth Circuit will authorize second or successive § 2255 petitions to address Johnson issues related to application of the career offender enhancement. In In re: Antonio D. Patrick, the Sixth Circuit found that Johnson announced a…
  • Aug 21

    Career Offender Clarification

    Career Offender Clarification
    Adult convictions, even if committed and obtained before a defendant is eighteen, may be used when determining career offender status. In U.S. v. Doxey, the Sixth Circuit (in a published opinion) joined the Fourth and Tenth Circuits in…
Rank this Week: 751

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Charged With Murder or a Serious Crime of Violence in New York?

    Charged With Murder or a Serious Crime of Violence in New York?
    If you have just been charged with murder or a serious violent crime in New York, chances are the last thing you are initially thinking about is how to win the case. Instead, you’ve been brought to jail, about to face a judge who may or…
  • Aug 18

    International Extradition: Charged With a Crime in the United States – But Arrested in a Foreign Country

    International Extradition: Charged With a Crime in the United States – But Arrested in a Foreign Country
    International extradition is the process in which an individual arrested in one country is surrendered to the requesting country for prosecution or, alternately, to serve a previously-imposed sentence.  Extradition requests are usually…
  • Aug 11

    Update: Anthony Mangone’s Sentence Cut By a Third

    Update: Anthony Mangone’s Sentence Cut By a Third
    Today Judge Colleen McMahon of the Southern District of New York cut the sentence of Anthony Mangone, a politically-connected, Westchester County disbarred lawyer convicted of corruption charges whose testimony helped convict three New York…
Rank this Week: 456

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

A legal blog written by a recent graduate of UCLA School of Law. Posts cover a wide range of topics, but areas of focus include criminal law, constitutional law, law and technology, and commentary on scholarship and legal education.

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Aug 25

    Illinois "Pidgey's Law" an Overly Hasty, Muddled Attempt at Regulating Augmented Reality

    Illinois "Pidgey's Law" an Overly Hasty, Muddled Attempt at Regulating Augmented Reality
    Several news outlets have reports on this bill (AB 6601) recently introduced by Illinois State Representative Kelly Cassidy. Nicknamed "Pidgey's Law," the bill was introduced in response to reports that players of the augmented reality game,…
  • Aug 24

    Value Judgments in the Bluebook

    Value Judgments in the Bluebook
    In the harrowing world of the legal publication process, law review editors use the arcane and intricate rules of the Bluebook to dissect, complicate, elaborate, and brighten up citations in an incomprehensible swirl of…
  • Aug 23

    Can a Map Maker be Sued for Nuisance?

    Can a Map Maker be Sued for Nuisance?
    In a recent post I discussed whether one could sue a map maker for nuisance. For example, say a map maker were to write on a widely-distributed map that a particular house on a street corner was ugly and that people should heckle it.…
Rank this Week: 1736

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 25

    Thursday Night Open Thread

    Thursday Night Open Thread
    Our last open thread is already full. Here's a new one, all topics welcome. A new Quinnipiac University released today indicates Hillary will win huge in November. She's 10 points ahead and Trump continues his downward spiral.…
  • Aug 24

    Rudy Giuliani's Glass House

    Rudy Giuliani's Glass House
    The Washington Post has a good editorial today on Rudy Giuliani's baseless attack on Hillary's health. Shorter version: People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. It points to different parts of his speech at the RNC that could... [[…
  • Aug 24

    Wednesday Open Thread:

    Wednesday Open Thread:
    Busy work day. Turkey has taken over Jarabulus in Syria. The U.S. aided the effort with airstrikes. According to Twitter analysts, ISIS had already gone, so there wasn't much of a fight. More like they turned the town over. Still, …
Rank this Week: 2

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    Attention Media: Trump Is A Bigot. He Is Not Trying To Appeal To People Of Color

    Attention Media: Trump Is A Bigot. He Is Not Trying To Appeal To People Of Color
    I woke up to an NPR teaser informing me that Donald Trump is reaching out to African Americans.  All over the media the last few days have appeared reports of a Trump Pivot -- a move towards a kinder, gentler Trump who is…
  • Aug 25

    Swiftboating Hillary . . . Again

    Swiftboating Hillary . . . Again
    Republicans with the complicity of the so-called liberal media, are expert at undermining Democratic candidates on the basis of bogus allegations that are repeated so often they become part of the political fabric.  Al Gore said he…
  • Aug 19

    Trump Exposed

    Trump Exposed
    "NYC Parks stands firmly against any unpermitted erection in city parks, no matter how small." -- Parks Department spokesperson Sam BiedermanThe statues of a grotesque, flabby, emasculated Trump that appeared in public spaces on Thursday in…
Rank this Week: 238

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Aug 25

    What Is the Difference Between a Statute and a Case?

    What Is the Difference Between a Statute and a Case?
    The legal system is a confusing place, especially for people who did not go to law school or extensively study the U.S. government in college. One thing that often confuses people who are new to the legal world is the difference between…
  • Aug 24

    Why Do We Have Criminal Laws?

    Why Do We Have Criminal Laws?
    Because it's such a big part of our lives, it can be easy to just assume that having a criminal justice system is a necessity. However, like everything else in the government, the criminal law should not be blindly accepted without thinking…
  • Aug 23

    Michigan Allows Saliva Testing for Drugged Driving; Why It Won't Work

    Michigan Allows Saliva Testing for Drugged Driving; Why It Won't Work
    Different states all have their own sets of criminal laws, and their own ways of enforcing them. That's why, while both Maine and New Hampshire agree that operating under the influence (OUI) is illegal, the penalties that you can face are…
Rank this Week: 4902

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Shoplifting and Self-Serve Checkouts: A Bad Combination?

    Shoplifting and Self-Serve Checkouts: A Bad Combination?
    As everyone knows, self-serve checkout stations at supermarkets continues to grow exponentially, even at retail store outlets that aren’t purely supermarkets like Stop & Shop, Star Markets or Shaw’s.  Personally, I…
  • Aug 12

    BIG PHARMA OWNS OBAMA: DEA KEEPS POT CLASSIFIED WITH HEROIN

    BIG PHARMA OWNS OBAMA: DEA KEEPS POT CLASSIFIED WITH HEROIN
    No, the title of this post not some Republican campaign slogan, and it’s not a joke, either. Barack Obama’s Drug Enforcement administration (DEA) today issued its final decision that marijuana is to remain on the federal…
  • Jul 26

    Should Massachusetts Require Ignition Interlock Devices for First Offense Convictions? Part Two of Two

    Should Massachusetts Require Ignition Interlock Devices for First Offense Convictions? Part Two of Two
    In my previous post on this subject, I discussed how the Massachusetts Legislature is debating on whether to change the current OUI/DUI law in Massachusetts – known As “Melanie’s Law” for the young girl who was killed…
Rank this Week: 1393

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse…

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Focuses on the intersection of family and criminal law. By Gregg R. Woodnick, PLLC.

http://woodnicklawchildcustody.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 25

    Coping with Failed Adoption

    Coping with Failed Adoption
    Building adopted families is a dream for many people.  Perhaps adoption is a choice in the wake of fertility challenges, perhaps adoption is the product of a relative who is unable to care for their own child through CPS, or perhaps…
  • Jun 30

    Tuscon TV personalities charged with child abuse

    Tuscon TV personalities charged with child abuse
    Generally, when a baby tests positive for illegal drugs, it is immediately after birth.  That is to say, the drug for which the baby is positive is passed through the mother in utero.  The story below shows there are exceptions to…
  • Apr 29

    Update on the case: DCS interview without parental consent

    Update on the case: DCS interview without parental consent
      In February, the Department of Child Safety interviewed a child for a child neglect investigation without parental consent. This caused much debate, with the parents (and the Ombudsman) arguing that DCS lacked legal authority to…
Rank this Week: 3697

Wright & Weiner Blog

Wright & Weiner Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.nevadacriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Aug 25

    Entrapment – Everything You Need to Know

    Entrapment – Everything You Need to Know
    When it comes to catching a criminal in the act, the lengths to which law enforcement may legally go might surprise you. Everyone is familiar with undercover cops and so-called decoys, but how far can governmental forces legitimately go…
  • Aug 16

    Am I a Fugitive From Justice?

    Am I a Fugitive From Justice?
    In Las Vegas, the lights are bright, the clubs are dim and the streets are thronged with people. Could there be a better place to melt into the scenery? Not if you’re a fugitive from justice (NRS 202.005). If you happen to be one and…
  • Aug 10

    Filing a False Police Report

    Filing a False Police Report
    When an Illinois nanny claimed for the record that two armed men had tried to hijack her car in the midst of an ongoing manhunt, she wanted nothing more than attention from the family that employed her. Instead, she got something she never…
Rank this Week: 3689

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Continuing Repercussions From Supreme Court DUI Ruling

    Continuing Repercussions From Supreme Court DUI Ruling
    Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that police must have warrants to draw blood from DUI suspects, defendants accused of DUI in Los Angeles and their lawyers have been working to get any incriminating blood evidence suppressed in their…
  • Aug 21

    Buggy Driver Gets DUI

    Buggy Driver Gets DUI
    When New York State passed the nation’s first DUI law back in 1910, automobile owners weren’t the only drivers that authorities were targeting. At that time, plenty of horse-drawn vehicles still traveled the roads, and their…
  • Aug 17

    Judge Sentences DUI Doctor to Jail

    Judge Sentences DUI Doctor to Jail
    Although judges may try to be impartial when hearing cases of DUI in Los Angeles or any other locale, in reality, the occupation of the defendant can impact the way that the justice system treats them. But sometimes the accused driver presses…
Rank this Week: 885

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Aug 25

    Study Shows Police Body Cameras Reduce Use Of Officer Force

    Study Shows Police Body Cameras Reduce Use Of Officer Force
    A new study out of the University of South Florida revealed some not so shocking results – that officers who wear body cameras are less likely to use force than their counterparts who do not wear body cameras. The study examined…
  • Aug 24

    Preventing Crime at the Minnesota State Fair

    Preventing Crime at the Minnesota State Fair
    The Minnesota State Fair is only a day away! In an effort to cut down on crime and keep fair-goers safe, the State Fair Board has made some changes for the 2016 fair. Here’s a look at some of the new measures that are in place for this…
  • Aug 23

    What is the Rising BAC DUI Defense?

    What is the Rising BAC DUI Defense?
    Everybody knows that drinking alcohol raises your blood alcohol content, but it doesn’t happen instantaneously. It takes a while for alcohol to be absorbed in your blood stream, so your BAC is still rising even after you’ve taken…
Rank this Week: 3232