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Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 259

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Aug 29

    2016.031: Trial Theory (Part One of Several)

    2016.031: Trial Theory (Part One of Several)
    To know what to do at any point in a jury trial, we must have some theory of how the parts of the trial fit together. In a felony jury trial with twelve jurors (and the requirement of a unanimous … Continue reading →
  • Aug 11

    2016.030: Voir Dire and Cross Examination in Dalla

    2016.030: Voir Dire and Cross Examination in Dalla
    TCDLA has given me the go-ahead to tell you that if you sign up for the voir dire seminar (which I am directing) or the cross examination seminar (which I am not) in Dallas September 8–9 at the Sheraton Dallas … Continue reading…
  • Aug 4

    2016.029: Thank You

    2016.029: Thank You
    You may have noticed that I’ve added a widget to the right-hand column of “Cool Things I Really Like.” It’s stuff that I buy for myself, and can get more of if you use the links (or, with UberEats, the ……
Rank this Week: 325

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 29

    Weiner and Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Split

    Weiner and Clinton Aide Huma Abedin Split
    Anthony Weiner has gotten caught sexting again. His wife, Clinton aide Huma Abedin issued a statement saying she is leaving him. "After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from…
  • Aug 29

    House Comm. Seeks Epi Pen Documents, Generic Version Announced

    House Comm. Seeks Epi Pen Documents, Generic Version Announced
    The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has requested Mylan CEO Heather Bresch to produce documents and communications about the price increase of Epi Pen. Mylan today announced it will sell a $300.00 generic version. …
  • Aug 28

    Sunday Open Thread

    Sunday Open Thread
    I have nothing to write about. Trump has become boring and predictable. Only the ignorant and persons who can't manage their perceived anger will vote for him. Things seem stable for the time being in Sinaloa. Yes, a nephew of... [[ This…
Rank this Week: 2

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 2215

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 29

    King et al. on Battered Women Who Kill

    King et al. on Battered Women Who Kill
    Charlotte King, Lorana Bartels, Patricia L. Easteal and Anthony Hopkins (University of Canberra, University of Canberra - School of Law and Justice, University of Canberra - School of Law and Justice and University of Canberra – Faculty of…
  • Aug 29

    Riley on Crime and Governance in Indian Country

    Riley on Crime and Governance in Indian Country
    Angela Riley (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)) has posted Crime and Governance in Indian Country (UCLA Law Review, Vol. 63, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Criminal jurisdiction in Indian country is defined by a central,…
  • Aug 29

    Covey on Plea Bargaining and Price Theory

    Covey on Plea Bargaining and Price Theory
    Russell D. Covey (Georgia State University College of Law) has posted Plea Bargaining and Price Theory (George Washington Law Review, Vol. 84, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Like other markets, the plea bargaining market uses a pricing…
Rank this Week: 99

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
Rank this Week: 202

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 29

    Oklahoma Court Dismisses DUI License Revocation

    Oklahoma Court Dismisses DUI License Revocation
    One serious consequence for those convicted of DUI in Los Angeles is the loss of their licenses. If a breathalyzer, blood test or urine test show that a person is operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content of 0.08 or greater, the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 636

Law Office of David P. Shapiro…

Law Office of David P. Shapiro Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneyatlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 29

    Jacob W’s Story

    Jacob W’s Story
    The silence was deafening inside the car. I had never known a quiet to last so long, or be so ... The post Jacob W’s Story appeared first on Law Office of David P. Shapiro.
  • Aug 29

    Nikole K’s Story

    Nikole K’s Story
    At 19 I thought I was invincible. It was July; I had finished my freshman year at Colorado State University ... The post Nikole K’s Story appeared first on Law Office of David P. Shapiro.
  • Aug 29

    Onyema’s Story

    Onyema’s Story
    Scholarship My Story I have extreme tiredness, called fatigue, is very common in people treated for cancer. This is not ... The post Onyema’s Story appeared first on Law Office of David P. Shapiro.
Rank this Week: 3931

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 116

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    OF HOT DOGS AND FOOTBALL PLAYERS

    OF HOT DOGS AND FOOTBALL PLAYERS
    Two items caught our eye as we repaired to our Labour Day retreat a week early for some well earned rest (just ask the AUSA in Virginia about the tax case that went **Poof** if you see her).Item One: Colin Kapernick, NFL QB, refused to stand…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 90

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 29

    Size of police forces have less to do with crime reduction than policing strategie

    Size of police forces have less to do with crime reduction than policing strategie
    Every municipal budget cycle, police administrators approach local budget writers asking for more officers to combat crime. But hiring more cops is expensive and local officials seldom have a way to judge whether doing so will increase public…
  • Aug 29

    Houston PD, union want control over CSU at officer-involved shooting site

    Houston PD, union want control over CSU at officer-involved shooting site
    The Houston police union and the acting chief want the department to regain control of crime scene technicians who investigate police shootings, reported Lise Olsen at the Houston Chronicle, after that authority was transferred to the city's…
  • Aug 29

    'Body Camera Obscura': Videos of police violence and matters of perspective

    'Body Camera Obscura': Videos of police violence and matters of perspective
    Image from fatal police shooting in Palestine, TX, 2015.Those thinking through the implications of police body-camera policies and procedures may find useful this academic article I read over the weekend from Georgia State law prof Caren…
Rank this Week: 57

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 3012

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Aug 29

    The Effect of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in a DUI

    The Effect of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in a DUI
    Gastroesophageal reflux disease, also know as GERD for short and closely related to and often confused with acid reflux, is a medical issue that can affect the results of a DUI breathalyzer test. Gases in the stomach can affect…
  • Aug 24

    Can I Refuse a Field Sobriety Test when Pulled Over for DUI?

    Can I Refuse a Field Sobriety Test when Pulled Over for DUI?
    Whenever a driver is stopped under suspicion of DUI, the law enforcement officer asks if the driver is willing to submit to a Standard Field Sobriety Test. There are reasons to refuse this test. In most cases, these tests are voluntary and an…
  • Aug 22

    How Manslaughter or Murder Charges are Determined in a DUI Accident

    How Manslaughter or Murder Charges are Determined in a DUI Accident
    Drinking and driving can result in a DUI accident. These tragic accidents can lead to fatalities that are devastating to everyone involved, especially the loved ones left behind. Death of a loved one in an accident is a huge loss to deal…
Rank this Week: 387

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Aug 29

    You Have a Right to an Attorney During These "Critical Stages" of the Proce

    You Have a Right to an Attorney During These "Critical Stages" of the Proce
    If you ever get charged with a crime, the Fifth Amendment guarantees your right to have an attorney represent and protect you in court. However, this right is not unlimited – it does not mean that your attorney has to be at your side at…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4572

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Aug 29

    U.S. v. Reddy Annappareddy: Government Admits Destroying Evidence While New Trial Motion Is Pending

    U.S. v. Reddy Annappareddy: Government Admits Destroying Evidence While New Trial Motion Is Pending
    Things are getting personal in U.S. v. Annappareddy. I posted here last week about this District of Maryland case in which the Government ultimately admitted to having presented false evidence to the trial jury, and grudgingly joined…
  • Aug 24

    Would Trump and Lochte Have Received Acceptance of Responsibility Reductions?

    Would Trump and Lochte Have Received Acceptance of Responsibility Reductions?
    Criminal defense lawyers in federal courts in this nation on an average plead 35 defendants guilty for every one they take to trial. Accordingly, many criminal defense lawyers are not much more "trial lawyers" than the many big firm…
  • Aug 23

    Reddy Annappareddy: Innocent Victim of the Government's False Evidence

    Reddy Annappareddy: Innocent Victim of the Government's False Evidence
    In June 2016, the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (Judge George Levi Russell III, presiding) granted Reddy Annappareddy a new trial on the grounds that the prosecutors presented false evidence to the jury at his first…
Rank this Week: 258

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 29

    Going “Beyond the Bounds” of Rule 404(b) in a Case Involving the Death of a Child

    Going “Beyond the Bounds” of Rule 404(b) in a Case Involving the Death of a Child
    About a year ago, I wrote about State v. Hembree, 368 N.C. 2 (2015), a case in which the state supreme court reversed a murder conviction based on the State’s excessive use of Rule 404(b) evidence. This month, a divided court of appeals…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1801

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Aug 29

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Death Penalty Sought in PA Cookout Ambush:  Prosecutors in Pennsylvania announced Friday that they plan to seek the death penalty against two men charged in an ambush at a cookout five months ago that killed five adults, one of whom...
  • Aug 29

    Does the death penalty deter? Of course

    Does the death penalty deter? Of course
    Jeff Jacoby has this article in the Boston Globe with the above title. The article is also available (with less hoop jumping) own Jacoby's own site.It doesn't take a social-science degree to grasp the real-world difference between facing vs.…
  • Aug 29

    Notes on the Jailbreak Initiative

    Notes on the Jailbreak Initiative
    Some notes on California Proposition 57, Governor Jerry Brown's Jailbreak Initiative:Michele Hanisee has this post, titled Proposition 57 Unmasked, on the blog of the (LA) Association of Deputy District Attorneys.  The ADDA also has this…
Rank this Week: 185

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

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

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • Aug 29

    6 Facts and Myths of Hair Follicle Drug Test

    6 Facts and Myths of Hair Follicle Drug Test
    In addition to blood and urine tests, some employers and law enforcement agencies may require a hair follicle drug test. They may use the results to make hiring decisions, custody decisions, or to prove the presence of drugs in the…
  • Aug 22

    Watch Out for Plain-Clothed Police Officers on the Road

    Watch Out for Plain-Clothed Police Officers on the Road
    In late 2015, the San Bernardino police force used a different sort of tactic to catch distracted drivers on the roadways. Officers stood on the side of the road with cardboard signs and radioed patrol cars when they spotted…
  • Aug 15

    What You Should Know About Police Officers and Domestic Abuse

    What You Should Know About Police Officers and Domestic Abuse
    With the recent press surrounding instances of law enforcement abuse of power, one distinct problem in the policing community remains—and many are reluctant to discuss it. Police officers are supposed to protect and serve, but…
Rank this Week: 2664

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 29

    Texas Driver is Jailed for 50 Years for Sixth DWI Offense

    Texas Driver is Jailed for 50 Years for Sixth DWI Offense
      Texas has a no nonsense reputation for drunk driving and long prison terms are not uncommon in the Lone Star state for DWI drivers. However, the sentence that was handed down to Ronnie Paul Hobgood was stiff even by the state’s…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2315

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal appeals and personal injury law. By Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 717

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 29

    Women and Prison in America

    Women and Prison in America
    Recently our friends at Boston University’s Metropolitan College reached out to us about sharing an infographic they created that examines the growing problem of women in the US prison system. We’re always open to sharing high…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3587

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/
  • Aug 29

    Women and Prison in America

    Women and Prison in America
    Recently our friends at Boston University’s Metropolitan College reached out to us about sharing an infographic they created that examines the growing problem of women in the US prison system. We’re always open to sharing high…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 223

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Aug 29

    Custody Dispute Puts Father in Prison for 18 Year

    Custody Dispute Puts Father in Prison for 18 Year
    For those of you who think that false allegations of abuse are a rarity in family law cases, think again! Recently I acted for two clients, the first was a father accused by his estranged wife of molesting their young son. A police…
  • Aug 7

    Should This Be Stopped? Foreign Mothers Give Birth to Children in Canada to Secure Citizenship

    Should This Be Stopped? Foreign Mothers Give Birth to Children in Canada to Secure Citizenship
    Canada, the true north strong and free, is the envy of the world and one of its most valuable assets is its citizenship. Before the Harper government left office they made sweeping changes to Canada’s Immigration Act, making it more…
  • Aug 6

    Another Crazy American Judge Story

    Another Crazy American Judge Story
    There will always be debates about what it is like to be a judge. Some say it’s a highly stressful position, while others argue it is a “cushy” power job, with no one looking over your shoulder as you command your courtroom.…
Rank this Week: 706

Peters Criminal Defense Blog

Peters Criminal Defense Blog

Covers all types of criminal defense topics.

http://www.losangelescrimelawyer.com/blog/
  • Aug 29

    Accused of a Probation Violation?

    Accused of a Probation Violation?
    Being accused of a probation violation can have serious consequences. Probation is the equivalent of having an invisible collar around your neck. You are not free to do whatever you like. In fact, probation simply means that a judge…
  • Aug 25

    Consequences of a DUI Can Be Steep

    Consequences of a DUI Can Be Steep
    If you or a loved one is facing Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Other Illegal Substance (DUI) charges, do not take them lightly. Do not think that you will receive a slap on the wrist, even if it The post Consequences of a DUI Can…
  • Aug 22

    Charged with Hit-and-Run DUI? Understand Your Legal Right

    Charged with Hit-and-Run DUI? Understand Your Legal Right
    Getting charged with a hit-and-run can potentially lead to significant fines and criminal penalties. Those fines and penalties are “enhanced” if you are convicted of a hit-and-run while intoxicated (DUI) and operating a motor…
Rank this Week: 2128

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

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

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Aug 29

    Common Rear-End Crash Causes and Injurie

    Common Rear-End Crash Causes and Injurie
    Over 1.7 million rear-end crashes occurred in 2012, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. While many people think of rear-end accidents as a minor crash caused by a rear driver, rear-end crash causes and locations are…
  • Aug 15

    Epidural for Back Pain After a Car Accident: Benefits, Risks & Cost

    Epidural for Back Pain After a Car Accident: Benefits, Risks & Cost
    If you are suffering from debilitating back pain after a car accident, your doctor may have suggested you get an epidural for the pain. As with any medical procedure, an epidural for back pain has benefits, risks, and costs you should know…
  • Jul 29

    Philadelphia's Dangerous Roads Lead to Many Accident

    Philadelphia's Dangerous Roads Lead to Many Accident
    Philadelphia can be a dangerous place to drive. The state highways, local roads, and interstates in and around Philadelphia see a significant number of injury accidents each year. Many of these roads are overcrowded, and ongoing construction…
Rank this Week: 1424

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 1573

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 29

    I Stand With Colin Kaepernick And Against Forced Patriotism

    I Stand With Colin Kaepernick And Against Forced Patriotism
    San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick has caused quite a stir by refusing to do what virtually every player and fan does before the start of American sports events -- stand for the playing of the National…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 96

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Aug 29

    GOVERNOR LEPAGE’S DRUG DEALER, RACE PROBLEM.

    GOVERNOR LEPAGE’S DRUG DEALER, RACE PROBLEM.
    Posted by  Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. August 29, 2016 Governor LePage’s Drug Dealer, Race Problem. Maine’s Governor, Paul LePage, recently set off a firestorm with remarks about the racial makeup of Maine’s drug dealing…
  • Aug 5

    EXCLUSIONARY RULE PART 3.

    EXCLUSIONARY RULE PART 3.
    EXCLUSIONARY RULE PART 3. Posted By:  Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. Date:  August 5, 2016 Alright then, let me finish this business about the illusory promise of the 4th Amendment.  What does it mean to have a constitutional guarantee…
  • Jul 26

    EXCLUSIONARY RULE, PART 2.

    EXCLUSIONARY RULE, PART 2.
    EXCLUSIONARY RULE, PART 2. Posted by:  Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. Date:  July 26, 2016 This is part 2 of my effort to demonstrate that we do not take the 4th Amendment seriously (part 1 is…
Rank this Week: 1727

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 29

    Family Robbed at Gunpoint and Falsely Imprisoned in Home

    Family Robbed at Gunpoint and Falsely Imprisoned in Home
    The Wisconsin State Journal reports that two suspects are currently in custody in Illinois in connection with a violent home invasion that took place in Madison last January. Allegedly, the two suspects robbed a 27-year-old man at gunpoint,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1689

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving laws, news and false evidence. By Lawrence Taylor.

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Turning a Blind Eye to DUI

    Turning a Blind Eye to DUI
    Put yourself in the following situation: You and your friend, Vary Waysted agreed to go out to the local watering hole for the evening. This time, however, is Vary’s turn to be the designated driver. Half way into the evening, you…
  • Aug 22

    Do I have to Do a Breathalyzer During a California DUI Stop?

    Do I have to Do a Breathalyzer During a California DUI Stop?
    Of all the questions I get about what to do and what not to do during a California DUI stop, the question about whether a person has to give a breath sample after a DUI stop is among the most common of the questions. Strangely enough, the…
  • Aug 16

    Temporary Tattoo Give BAC Reading

    Temporary Tattoo Give BAC Reading
    Considering purchasing a personal breathalyzer? I’ve suggested it before as one of several ways to help prevent a DUI. What if knowing your blood alcohol content was a simple as slapping on a temporary tattoo? Well, researchers at the…
Rank this Week: 2699

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Cyberstalking, Domestic Abuse and the Issue of First Impression

    Cyberstalking, Domestic Abuse and the Issue of First Impression
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Louisiana - Fourth Circuit: Shaw v. Young, 2016 WL 4395045 (2016). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[t]his case presents an issue…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 746

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 779

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/
  • Aug 29

    What Happens if You Are Placed Under Citizen’s Arrest in Utah?

    What Happens if You Are Placed Under Citizen’s Arrest in Utah?
    The vast majority of arrests are conducted by police officers.  However, everyone – including you – has the power to make an arrest by conducting what’s called a “citizen’s arrest.” …
  • Aug 24

    Is it Legal to Record the Salt Lake City Police Department?

    Is it Legal to Record the Salt Lake City Police Department?
    Violent, sometimes deadly clashes between police officers and civilians have been a major national topic during the past few years.  While some departments have taken steps toward mending community relations, many Utahans are still…
  • Aug 22

    Does Utah Have Stand Your Ground Laws?

    Does Utah Have Stand Your Ground Laws?
    Utah belongs to a majority of states which have “stand your ground” laws.  These laws, which became a subject of renewed controversy after the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin in 2012, grant the right to use potentially…
Rank this Week: 2392

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 29

    Crash Westbound I-84 Near the Boise Port of Entry

    Crash Westbound I-84 Near the Boise Port of Entry
    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.,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 87

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 29

    A District Attorney’s Gotta Eat, You know

    A District Attorney’s Gotta Eat, You know
    There has been much to appreciate about the changed implemented by the new(ish) Kings County District Attorney, Ken Thompson. not the least of which is he’s not Joe Hynes. Thompson has reviewed and tossed questionable past convictions,…
  • Aug 29

    You Won’t Have Judge Persky To Kick Around Anymore

    You Won’t Have Judge Persky To Kick Around Anymore
    It’s hard to blame him for saying, “screw this, I don’t need to have my family go through this insanity.” It’s not that the voters who elected him to office have lost faith in him. It’s not even that the…
  • Aug 28

    The One Who Got Away

    The One Who Got Away
    People often ask if there’s a sure-fire, fool-proof way to beat a criminal case.  There is, but it’s not recommended. While Mr. Libous was convicted last year of lying to F.B.I. agents and expelled from the State Senate,…
Rank this Week: 66

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 29

    Morning Radio: Avalanche

    Morning Radio: Avalanche
    Monday.Mixtapes all weekend.Organization.Nothing achieving.Back porch early evenings.Pinons.Boca Burgers.This is the new video from The Avalanches.
  • Aug 22

    Top Ten: August 22, 2016

    Top Ten: August 22, 2016
    10.  The forgotten man in all of this craziness:Yes, as the world turns, he just sits quietly waiting for his confirmation hearing.Dignified and solid.The Senate may want to confirm him as fast as possible.  Because the next…
  • Aug 21

    Morning Radio: Toro, Toro, Toro

    Morning Radio: Toro, Toro, Toro
    Monday.  Slept hard.  Dreamt in fits.  Little patches of thoughts coming in and out of my head.Nothing to tie them together with.Slept at hard angles.Books falling in and out of my reach.Music on all night.Buck Owens.Wu…
Rank this Week: 1790

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 29

    Chain reaction accidents – who claims?

    Chain reaction accidents – who claims?
    (Image Credit: Wikimedia.org) Being involved in a chain reaction accident can automatically make it a very complex case. Unlike a standard rear-end collision where there are usually only two parties involved, chain reaction collisions can…
  • Aug 25

    How to find the best lawyer for a car accident claim

    How to find the best lawyer for a car accident claim
    (Credit Image: publicdomainpictures.net) Finding a personal injury attorney is pretty easy. But finding the best attorney for your car accident claim is a different matter. When looking to hire a lawyer, you need to determine which lawyer is…
  • Aug 22

    How to successfully claim against commercial truck accident

    How to successfully claim against commercial truck accident
    (Credit Image: flickr.com) There are many factors that need to be considered before making a claim for a commercial truck accident. Commercial trucks are owned by a business, so you will need to find out if you are making a claim against the…
Rank this Week: 1613

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 141

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Florida Police Officer's DUI Arrest Outside of His Jurisdiction Was Unlawful

    Florida Police Officer's DUI Arrest Outside of His Jurisdiction Was Unlawful
    Does a police officer in Florida have the right to arrest a person who commits a crime outside of his/her jurisdiction? It depends. The general rule is that police officers have no authority to arrest people for crimes outside of their…
  • Aug 25

    Federal Court Says Police Cannot Stop Vehicle with License Plate From a Marijuana State

    Federal Court Says Police Cannot Stop Vehicle with License Plate From a Marijuana State
    While we certainly agree that having less government in our lives is a good thing, not every government agency shares our sentiments. Specifically, as it relates to the war on drugs, "small government conservative" politicians and law…
  • Aug 22

    Florida Court Finds That Police Pressing Key Fob is Not an Illegal Search

    Florida Court Finds That Police Pressing Key Fob is Not an Illegal Search
    In Florida and elsewhere, people have privacy rights in their vehicles. This means that the police generally cannot search a person's vehicle for drugs or other evidence of criminal activity without consent from the owner or a search…
Rank this Week: 829

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/
  • Aug 28

    Will Low-Alcohol Beers Reduce Drunk Driving Accidents?

    Will Low-Alcohol Beers Reduce Drunk Driving Accidents?
    According to a recent news feature from Medical Daily, a new study published in the Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology, alcohol consumption is reducing worldwide, and this may be a result of newer low alcoholic beers now popular on the…
  • Aug 25

    Worcester Man Accused of Fourth Drunk Driving Offense

    Worcester Man Accused of Fourth Drunk Driving Offense
    Judges often say during sentencing that drunk driving is not like a lot of other crimes.  The reason for this is because it is a serious crime that can, and often does, result in the death of innocent victims that is often not taken…
  • Aug 21

    Woburn Drunk Driver Traveled 20 Miles in Wrong Direction

    Woburn Drunk Driver Traveled 20 Miles in Wrong Direction
    According to a recent news feature from Fox 25 Boston, troopers from the Massachusetts States Police (MSP) have arrested a man who allegedly drove his car for over 20 miles in the wrong direction of Route 128, which is a fairly major state…
Rank this Week: 3413

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Covers decisions and opinions by The Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and The Supreme Court of the United States regarding DUI law, Search and Seizure, and arrest procedures. By George C. Creal Jr.

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
  • Aug 28

    Spoone v. State - Mother consented to warrantless entry in son's DUI investigation

    Spoone v. State - Mother consented to warrantless entry in son's DUI investigation
    In Spoone v State, 335 Ga. App. 816, 783 SE2d 342 (2016), the Georgia Court of Appeals found that a mother gave consent for police to make a warrantless entry into her house to investigate her adult son who lived in her basement after poilce…
  • Aug 27

    Farmer v State - asking for a Urine test in response to Implied Consent

    Farmer v State - asking for a Urine test in response to Implied Consent
    In Farmer v. State, 335 GA. App. 679, 782 S.E.2d 786 (2016), the Court of Appeals found that asking for a urine test in response to the Georgia Implied Consent Rights is not a request for an additional test but only requesting that the…
  • Aug 18

    State v. Williams -Georgia Court of Appeals breakdown on actual consent for DUI testing

    State v. Williams -Georgia Court of Appeals breakdown on actual consent for DUI testing
    On March 27, 2015, In Williams v. State, 296 Ga. 817, 771 SE2d 373 (2015), the Georgia Supreme Court broke the mold on DUI blood, breath and urine test cases finding in short that the state must provide not just that Georgia Implied Consent…
Rank this Week: 3550

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Intention Is Everything (?)

    Intention Is Everything (?)
    “The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention.”  — John Burroughs “All that counts in life is intention.” — Andrea Bucelli There’s plenty of opinions out there on what, exactly, we…
  • Aug 2

    What to Look for When Appealing a Sentence

    What to Look for When Appealing a Sentence
    We expect our experience with American court systems to be fair, in the same way that we expect our experience with the Chinese court system to be unfair. GnR, final song Friday night, Paradise City To that end, it is the appeal process…
  • Jun 25

    Can A Long, Legal Sentence Violate the Constitution?

    Can A Long, Legal Sentence Violate the Constitution?
    “Comparison is the death of joy.”  – Mark Twain Our brains are constantly sizing up other people, and it should come as no surprise that there is always someone with less body fat and a bigger bank account.…
Rank this Week: 4661

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of John M. Lynch, LLC.

http://www.missouricriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Recent Happenings with State Felony Theft cases     

    Recent Happenings with State Felony Theft cases     
    Last week the Supreme Court of Missouri handed down a ruling that affects many felony theft cases all over the state.  The Supreme Court analyzed section 570.030 of the Missouri Criminal Code in State v. Bazell.   In State v.…
  • Aug 19

    Getting Hurt at work and Workers Compensation Law

    Getting Hurt at work and Workers Compensation Law
    The workers compensation system in Missouri is designed to provide certain benefits for Missouri workers who get injured while on the job. In Missouri, every full time or part time employee working for a Missouri employer with at least five…
  • Aug 5

    White Collar Crimes- Embezzlement and Tax Fraud     

    White Collar Crimes- Embezzlement and Tax Fraud     
    There has been an increase in prosecution of white collar offenses, including Embezzlement and Fraud in a litany of contexts, including Securities Fraud, Tax Fraud, Mortgage and Insurance Fraud and Medicare/Medicaid Fraud.  Such Federal…
Rank this Week: 1967

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Covers Florida criminal laws concerning drug offenses. By W. F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Aug 28

    Don't Bring a Taser to a Gunfight at a Growhouse

    Don't Bring a Taser to a Gunfight at a Growhouse
    Don't bring a taser to a Growhouse gunfight - you will lose in Tampa, Florida. #Taser, #AssaultRifle #GrowhouseFirearms and GrowhousesWhat happens when you Bring a Taser to a Gunfight? You lose. Two guys from South Florida planned on…
  • Aug 12

    Constructive Possession of Drugs in Florida

    Constructive Possession of Drugs in Florida
    Constructive Possession of Drugs in FloridaWhat is Actual Possession of Drugs in Florida?One Florida court, Sasser v. State, 67 So. 3d 1150, 1152 (Fla. 2d DCA 2011) defined Actual Possession of Drugs in Florida as  "[A]ctual possession…
  • Aug 1

    Which Judge will preside over my Tampa / Hillsborough County Drug Crimes Case?

    Which Judge will preside over my Tampa / Hillsborough County Drug Crimes Case?
    How are Judges in new Drug Crimes cases are assigned in Hillsborough County and Tampa, Florida?Felony and Misdemeanor drug charges are assigned to the various divisions of the court. According to Court rules Misdemeanor Drug Crimes and…
Rank this Week: 1146

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

Temas de Derecho de preferencia, también de debate en otras áreas del quehacer humano e intereses personales del autor. By José Guillermo Anderson Anderson.

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Análisis de los Procedimientos Operativos para el retiro del 95.5% d y 25% del fondo acumulado en una AFP, SEPARATA A LA VENTA.

    Análisis de los Procedimientos Operativos para el retiro del 95.5% d y 25% del fondo acumulado en una AFP, SEPARATA A LA VENTA.
    Amigos finalmente terminé mi "separata" comentando en su integridad los Procedimientos Operativos de las leyes Nª 30425 y 30478 que establecen el retiro del 95.5% de los fondos al llegar a los 65 años y disponer del 25%…
  • Aug 13

    ENTREVISTA A JORGE RAMOS RAYGADA SOBRE LAS AFP

    ENTREVISTA A JORGE RAMOS RAYGADA SOBRE LAS AFP
    Dìa 11 de junio, Diario: "Gestiòn" pàginas 1 y 2, Entrevista al señor Jorge Ramos Raygada Gerente de SURA, propietaria (hasta donde entiendo, de AFP Integra).Titular: "Hoy sòlo el 1% de los que se jubilan en…
  • Aug 12

    SEÑOR ALCALDE DE CIENEGUILLA

    SEÑOR ALCALDE DE CIENEGUILLA
    SEÑOR ALCALDE DE CIENEGUILLA Llevo CUATRO AÑOS denunciando los abusos  cometidos por los colectiveros en la ruta Av. La Molina – Tambo viejo en Cieneguilla desde cuando costaba S/. 3.00 (Tres Soles) hoy cuesta S/.…
Rank this Week: 1667