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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/
  • Mar 30

    Can You Be Arrested for Breaking into Your Own Home in Utah?

    Can You Be Arrested for Breaking into Your Own Home in Utah?
    In March, 34-year-old Salt Lake City resident Leroy Daniel Valdez was arrested and charged with manslaughter, drug possession, obstruction of justice, and use of a firearm by a restricted person after an attempt to break into his own home…
  • Mar 10

    Does Manslaughter Carry a Life Sentence in Utah?

    Does Manslaughter Carry a Life Sentence in Utah?
    When a person is accused of committing a crime, his or her first concern is usually what sort of consequences could result from a conviction.  Utah sentencing laws allow criminal courts to impose hefty fines and tough sentences,…
  • Mar 8

    Utah House Passes Bill Restricting Gun Rights for People Convicted of Domestic Violence Crime

    Utah House Passes Bill Restricting Gun Rights for People Convicted of Domestic Violence Crime
    Utah is known for its lenient gun laws.  Nonetheless, a proposed bill to restrict gun ownership rights for people named in restraining orders or convicted of domestic violence unanimously passed the Utah House, whose members voted 68-0…
Rank this Week: 1846

Utah Criminal Defense Blog

Utah Criminal Defense Blog

By Overson & Sheen LLC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • Mar 30

    Can You Be Arrested for Breaking into Your Own Home in Utah?

    Can You Be Arrested for Breaking into Your Own Home in Utah?
    In March, 34-year-old Salt Lake City resident Leroy Daniel Valdez was arrested and charged with manslaughter, drug possession, obstruction of justice, and use of a firearm by a restricted person after an attempt to break into his own home…
  • Mar 10

    Does Manslaughter Carry a Life Sentence in Utah?

    Does Manslaughter Carry a Life Sentence in Utah?
    When a person is accused of committing a crime, his or her first concern is usually what sort of consequences could result from a conviction.  Utah sentencing laws allow criminal courts to impose hefty fines and tough sentences,…
  • Mar 8

    Utah House Passes Bill Restricting Gun Rights for People Convicted of Domestic Violence Crime

    Utah House Passes Bill Restricting Gun Rights for People Convicted of Domestic Violence Crime
    Utah is known for its lenient gun laws.  Nonetheless, a proposed bill to restrict gun ownership rights for people named in restraining orders or convicted of domestic violence unanimously passed the Utah House, whose members voted 68-0…
Rank this Week: 2112

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Mar 30

    Convicted Bridgegate Defendants Sentenced to Prison

    Convicted Bridgegate Defendants Sentenced to Prison
    As New Jersey Governor Chris Christie re-emerged on the national stage yesterday as part of Trump's new heroin task force, his former aide, Bridget Kelley, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for her part in Bridgegate. A former…
  • Mar 29

    U.S. to Pay $1 Million for Border Agents' Role in Violent Death of Undocumented Man

    U.S. to Pay $1 Million for Border Agents' Role in Violent Death of Undocumented Man
    U.S. Border Patrol agents viciously beat Anastacio Hernandez, an undocumented immigrant, to death with batons and tasers. It was filmed by passers-by, and even though the agents tried to grab the cameras, one got by them. The U.S. will now…
  • Mar 29

    Trump's Border Wall Funding in Trouble

    Trump's Border Wall Funding in Trouble
    Donald Trump was wrong when he promised America that Mexico would pay for his border wall. Then he said the U.S. would pay for it. He submitted a budget to Congress. Republicans say they probably will leave it out of the final 2017 budget.…
Rank this Week: 3

Environmental Crimes Blog

Environmental Crimes Blog

Covers environmental crimes and enforcement, from pre-trial to trial strategy. By Walter D. James III.

http://environmentalblog.typepad.com/environmental_crimes_blog/
  • Mar 30

    The Trump Administration and the Proposed 2018 USEPA Budget

    The Trump Administration and the Proposed 2018 USEPA Budget
    We are now some sixty (60) days into the Trump Administration and about the only thing that can be said with any certainty is that the USEPA, under Scott Pruitt, is taking a dramatically different approach than prior administrations. The...
  • Mar 21

    Willful Blindness or Deliberate Ignorance – Either One Can Get You in Trouble

    Willful Blindness or Deliberate Ignorance – Either One Can Get You in Trouble
    It does not matter if you purposefully decided not to look at the results of an audit, you could still be found culpable. Let us suppose you have engaged a firm to conduct an audit of your operations. You get...
  • Mar 7

    OMB Issues Guidance on Implementation of “One In, Two Out” Executive Order

    OMB Issues Guidance on Implementation of “One In, Two Out” Executive Order
    This is a guest post from my good friend, Lynn Bergeson; you can see her blog at http://pesticideblog.lawbc.com/ By Lynn L. Bergeson, James V. Aidala, and Margaret R. Graham On February 2, 2017, Dominic J. Mancini, Acting Administrator of…
Rank this Week: 573

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles Update – April, 2017

    Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles Update – April, 2017
    Changes have been afoot at the Parole Board. Two long-time members of the Board have retired and one has been permanently replaced.
  • Jan 7

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana
    it is important that anyone accused of the offense of possession of marijuana confer with a lawyer at the earliest possible time in order to explore all options that may be available.
  • Jan 7

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws: Possession of Marijuana
    it is important that anyone accused of the offense of possession of marijuana confer with a lawyer at the earliest possible time in order to explore all options that may be available.
Rank this Week: 2758

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • Mar 30

    Disbarred Lawyer Gets 40 Years in Prison for Kidnapping and Sexual Assault

    Disbarred Lawyer Gets 40 Years in Prison for Kidnapping and Sexual Assault
    A California woman, Denise Huskins, described the “hell that we have survived” to her abductor, who was sentenced to 40 years in prison. The police originally dismissed this case as a hoax because it was so elaborate and downright…
  • Mar 29

    Girl Sexually Assaulted While at Least 40 People Watch Live on Facebook

    Girl Sexually Assaulted While at Least 40 People Watch Live on Facebook
    On Tuesday, Chicago police reported that they were looking for five to six men who allegedly sexually assaulted a 15 year old girl, while it was being streamed live on Facebook. The teen had been missing since Sunday night. The girl’s…
  • Mar 28

    A Mother Attacks a Man When He Tries to Sodomize Her Daughter at a Playground

    A Mother Attacks a Man When He Tries to Sodomize Her Daughter at a Playground
    According to news reports a 24 year old man named William A Bates Jr., of Kansas City is charged with first degree attempted sodomy and attempted statutory sodomy with a person under 12. At Kemp playground a two year old was playing on a…
Rank this Week: 3444

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/
  • Mar 30

    SOMOS SERES PENSANTES CAMINO A SER AUTÓMATAS

    SOMOS SERES PENSANTES CAMINO A SER AUTÓMATAS
    http://larepublica.pe/impresa/opinion/860504-los-unosy-las-unas http://elcomercio.pe/opinion/colaboradores/humillar-grandemente-raul-zegarra-noticia-1979336 Nada es más apasionante que debatir ideas, conceptos o interpretaciones,…
  • Mar 30

    RETONA LA TETONA, ROBOGRESISTAS, PACTO INFAME AD PORTAS

    RETONA LA TETONA, ROBOGRESISTAS, PACTO INFAME AD PORTAS
    http://elcomercio.pe/opinion/editorial/editorial-vocaciones-ayer-y-hoy-noticia-1979817 El Congreso de nuestro País es elegido en la primera vuelta electoral, recuerdo la defensa cerrada de los medios para que no se impida la…
  • Mar 29

    LA "ESPADA DEL AUGURIO" Y VÍCTOR GARCÍA TOMA

    LA "ESPADA DEL AUGURIO" Y VÍCTOR GARCÍA TOMA
    http://peru21.pe/opinion/victor-garcia-toma-proyecto-sobre-medios-ha-nacido-muerto-2275739 ¿Qué derechos y libertades se ponen en riesgo? La presunción de inocencia, la libertad de empresa, la libertad de…
Rank this Week: 3047

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 30

    When a Family Argument Escalates… Understanding Domestic Violence Charges in MA

    When a Family Argument Escalates… Understanding Domestic Violence Charges in MA
    Also known as domestic abuse, domestic violence charges are aggressively prosecuted in Massachusetts. To understand how to handle these charges, it’s important to first understand what constitutes domestic violence. In MA, domestic…
  • Mar 30

    Two Found Gulity of Conspiracy on the George Washington Bridge

    Two Found Gulity of Conspiracy on the George Washington Bridge
    In September 2013, officials linked to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie used their power to abruptly close lanes on one of the world’s busiest bridges, the George Washington, for four days. Bridget Anne Kelly, Christie’s former…
  • Mar 29

    What Does It Mean To Be Charged With Criminal Battery In Massachusett

    What Does It Mean To Be Charged With Criminal Battery In Massachusett
    The words “assault” and “battery” are usually used together to describe the criminal act of physical violence, or the threat of physical violence, against another person. These two words have distinctly separate…
Rank this Week: 1054

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 30

    Is sloppiness enough to justify murder conviction?

    Is sloppiness enough to justify murder conviction?
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “If I have an outstanding warrant, what should I do?” A big case that gripped the nation several years ago has finally come to a close. The case, against the owner and…
  • Mar 22

    Incarceration Reimbursement

    Incarceration Reimbursement
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “If I am charged by campus police could I still face jail time or probation?” When most people think of paying a “debt to society” the first thing that comes…
  • Mar 15

    Child Pornography Charges Dismissed After FBI Refuses To Reveal Evidence

    Child Pornography Charges Dismissed After FBI Refuses To Reveal Evidence
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Can I be arrested without evidence against me?” In a deeply troubling case, federal prosecutors were forced to drop child pornography charges against one man after the…
Rank this Week: 3191

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Mar 30

    The Making of the Honest Broker

    The Making of the Honest Broker
    The prevalence of advocacy journalism as an acceptable weapon in manipulating public perception, or as Trump would call it, “fake news,” created a vicious spiral of lies and counter lies. Who could have seen that coming? But…
  • Mar 30

    The CYA of “Precedent”

    The CYA of “Precedent”
    To her credit, Linda Greenhouse does nothing to conceal her bias, her one-time effort to feign neutrality, occasionally failed, long since shed. While she stlll gets to mount the New York Times soapbox to take advantage of her attributed…
  • Mar 29

    An Homage To The Dead and Dying

    An Homage To The Dead and Dying
    Judge Richard Kopf does his listicle of observations of criminal defense lawyers based on his 25 years on the bench. Spoiler alert: he likes us, with some caveats. So if you heed his admonitions, will you achieve success, world hegemony…
Rank this Week: 38

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 30

    Morning Radio: Monk

    Morning Radio: Monk
    Thursday.On point.Or, as my First Shirt used to say, "Chavez, you're on point.  Get up there!"A human as a dream.A man as vapor.A person as fog.To live your life as an art piece.To be born an art piece.A sculpture come to life.To so many…
  • Mar 29

    Morning Radio: The Rev

    Morning Radio: The Rev
    Wednesday.On point.Thrift stores and antique galleries.Goodwills and Good Samaritans.Nothing more grand than finding an old C.L. Franklin or James Cleveland in the mix.Music so good that it drips in beauty.Drips in sweat.No fake back-up…
  • Mar 28

    Must See: Oh, James Baldwin, Where Have You Gone, A Lonely Nation....

    Must See: Oh, James Baldwin, Where Have You Gone, A Lonely Nation....
    If O.J.: Made In America had not been a documentary, and would have been entered into the "Best Film" of the year for lat year's Oscars, it would have won (or, should have won.)It was an 8 hour behemoth of a film, and so much better than…
Rank this Week: 2687

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 40

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Mar 30

    Law and Virtue

    Law and Virtue
    Kimberley Brownlee, What’s Virtuous About the Law?, 21 Legal Theory 1 (2015).Sean CoyleIn this interesting and clearly argued article, Kimberley Brownlee investigates the extent to which the law can serve as a model of virtue. She…
  • Mar 29

    Is It Time to Examine the Concept of Originality in Musical Works?

    Is It Time to Examine the Concept of Originality in Musical Works?
    Emma Steel, Original Sin: Reconciling Originality in Copyright with Music as an Evolutionary Art Form, 37 Eur. Intell. Prop. Rev. 66 (2015).Andres GuadamuzCopyright often makes little sense, particularly when you explain it to people who are…
  • Mar 28

    An Opportunity for Demand Side Innovation

    An Opportunity for Demand Side Innovation
    Rebecca S. Eisenberg & W. Nicholas Price II, Promoting Healthcare Innovation on the Demand Side, Oxford Academic J.L. & Biosciences (2017).Nicolas TerryThe intersection of healthcare information goods, resulting products, and the…
Rank this Week: 751

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/
  • Mar 30

    A Primer on California’s Basic Gun Law

    A Primer on California’s Basic Gun Law
    The United States has a storied history of protecting the Second Amendment, which guarantees citizens the right to own and bear firearms. The state of California enables residents to exercise their Second Amendment right to bear arms safely,…
  • Mar 29

    Explaining “Wobbler” Offenses in California

    Explaining “Wobbler” Offenses in California
    Criminal offenses generally fall into one of two categories: misdemeanors and felonies. Misdemeanors are typically light or nonviolent offenses such as petty theft, unpaid fines, or traffic violations. Felonies are more serious, such as…
  • Feb 27

    Top Defense Strategies in Criminal Elder Abuse Case

    Top Defense Strategies in Criminal Elder Abuse Case
    According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), as many as five million elders may suffer abuse in the United States every year. In most cases, family members are the abusers. Considering the statistics, families and caregivers often cast…
Rank this Week: 2425

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Mar 29

    My visit today to Supreme Court criminal oral argument

    My visit today to Supreme Court criminal oral argument
    During each year's United States Supreme Court term, I try to attend a morning oral argument session, which typically is on a date that got continued or resolved for one of my own court dates. Today, I hit the jackpot by hearing two…
  • Mar 28

    Defending against Virginia’s simulated masturbation law

    Defending against Virginia’s simulated masturbation law
    Virginia law makes it a Class 1 misdemeanor to engage in simulated masturbation in public. You read that right: "Va. Code § 18.2-387.1 Any person who, while in any public place where others are present, intending that he be seen by…
  • Mar 26

    Virginia criminal defense- Turning language & 1st Amendment on their heads for mask prosecution involving Joker makeup

    Virginia criminal defense- Turning language & 1st Amendment on their heads for mask prosecution involving Joker makeup
    In 1991, the Virginia Court of Appeals rejected First Amendment arguments against the Commonwealth's statute --Va. Code § 18.2-422 -- barring mask wearing intended to conceal one's identity. Hernandez v. Virginia, 12 Va.App. 669 (1991).…
Rank this Week: 634

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/
  • Mar 29

    Rozenshtein on Surveillance Intermediarie

    Rozenshtein on Surveillance Intermediarie
    Alan Z. Rozenshtein has posted Surveillance Intermediaries (70 Stanford Law Review (2018 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Apple’s 2016 fight against a court order commanding it to help the FBI unlock the iPhone of one of the…
  • Mar 29

    Reid on the Fourth Amendment in an Age of Supercomputer

    Reid on the Fourth Amendment in an Age of Supercomputer
    Melanie Reid (Lincoln Memorial University - Duncan School of Law) has posted Rethinking the Fourth Amendment in the Age of Supercomputers, Artificial Intelligence, and Robots (West Virginia Law Review, Vol. 119, No. 101, 2017) on SSRN. Here…
  • Mar 29

    Fuster on AEDPA and Summary Disposition

    Fuster on AEDPA and Summary Disposition
    Patrick J. Fuster (University of Chicago, Law School, Students) has posted Taming Cerberus: The Beast at AEDPA's Gates (84 University of Chicago Law Review, 2017, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The Antiterrorism and Effective…
Rank this Week: 146

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Mar 29

    What Do You Know About Your Right to Counsel?

    What Do You Know About Your Right to Counsel?
    When your blood pressure is spiking and your heart is beating out of your chest, it’s easy to forget your rights. No matter how many police or courtroom dramas you’ve watched, few things can truly prepare you for being taken into…
  • Mar 27

    Bill Would Make Attacks on Police Officers and EMTs a Hate Crime in Texa

    Bill Would Make Attacks on Police Officers and EMTs a Hate Crime in Texa
    The scope of hate crimes in Texas will expand if a bill to make all attacks on first responders hate crimes becomes law. The bill introduced in the Texas legislature would increase penalties for attacks against any first responder, including…
  • Mar 22

    Texas Jury Reform Would Limit Prosecutors in Grand Jury Proceeding

    Texas Jury Reform Would Limit Prosecutors in Grand Jury Proceeding
    Grand jury proceedings were originally designed to provide checks and balances against oppressive prosecution or potential witch hunts. If passed, a proposal that’s currently before Texas lawmakers would make it mandatory for…
Rank this Week: 1109

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Focuses on federal and state landmark cases and current criminal defense litigation, cases and notable crimes in Dallas, Texas.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blog/
  • Mar 29

    What Do You Know About Your Right to Counsel?

    What Do You Know About Your Right to Counsel?
    When your blood pressure is spiking and your heart is beating out of your chest, it’s easy to forget your rights. No matter how many police or courtroom dramas you’ve watched, few things can truly prepare you for being taken into…
  • Mar 27

    Bill Would Make Attacks on Police Officers and EMTs a Hate Crime in Texa

    Bill Would Make Attacks on Police Officers and EMTs a Hate Crime in Texa
    The scope of hate crimes in Texas will expand if a bill to make all attacks on first responders hate crimes becomes law. The bill introduced in the Texas legislature would increase penalties for attacks against any first responder, including…
  • Mar 22

    Texas Jury Reform Would Limit Prosecutors in Grand Jury Proceeding

    Texas Jury Reform Would Limit Prosecutors in Grand Jury Proceeding
    Grand jury proceedings were originally designed to provide checks and balances against oppressive prosecution or potential witch hunts. If passed, a proposal that’s currently before Texas lawmakers would make it mandatory for…
Rank this Week: 2795

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1006

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.trafficticketlawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    Everything you ever wanted to know about NY State speeding ticket points in 11…8…6…4…3…

    Everything you ever wanted to know about NY State speeding ticket points in 11…8…6…4…3…
    The number of points you will receive for being convicted of a New York State speeding ticket varies depending upon how fast over the speed limit you were convicted of exceeding. Speeding from 1 – 10 MPH over the limit is a 3 point…
  • Mar 23

    How a CDL trucker’s CSA Score affects job prospect

    How a CDL trucker’s CSA Score affects job prospect
    The CSA is the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s data driven safety compliance and enforcement program.  The CSA score affects any interstate carrier that has a US DOT number. The CSA enforcement program tracks…
  • Feb 10

    Westchester County Justice Courts collect over 28 million in fees and fine

    Westchester County Justice Courts collect over 28 million in fees and fine
    When you pay a speeding ticket or other moving violation, the local justice court and town or village that hears your case profits greatly from the fines you pay. The latest statistics paint a grim picture of the cash grab out of the…
Rank this Week: 1885

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Mar 29

    New Utah’s BAC Limit –Necessary Change or Hidden Agenda

    New Utah’s BAC Limit –Necessary Change or Hidden Agenda
    With Utah’s BAC limit lowered to a mere .05%, residents are questioning whether or not the change was necessary or if there was a hidden agenda; perhaps increased revenue for the state? Designated driver needed for a dinner date…
  • Mar 27

    Shots Fired During Domestic Dispute at Southern Utah Home

    Shots Fired During Domestic Dispute at Southern Utah Home
    An early morning domestic dispute at a southern Utah home ended in shots being fired and the SWAT team being dispatched. Discharge of a weapon Over three hours before sunrise on Sunday morning, residents of the quiet Tonaquint Terrace…
  • Mar 22

    New Bill Increases Penalties for Targeting a Police Officer in Utah

    New Bill Increases Penalties for Targeting a Police Officer in Utah
    A new bill that increases penalties for targeting a police officer has passed the House and Senate, leaving it awaiting a signature from Utah’s governor. Crimes against law enforcement There have been numerous stories in the news lately…
Rank this Week: 4777

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/
  • Mar 29

    Not Sleeping For 24 Hours Is Equivalent of Being Drunk, According to New Study

    Not Sleeping For 24 Hours Is Equivalent of Being Drunk, According to New Study
    A new study shows that going without sleep leaves you basically drunk. Staying awake for 24 hours puts you at the equivalent of a .1% blood alcohol content as you drive to work, make decisions and interact with others. Scary, right? At 17…
  • Mar 16

    Avoid a DUI On St. Patrick’s Day

    Avoid a DUI On St. Patrick’s Day
    St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday this year, so we all know that means more people will be partaking in shenanigans this holiday weekend. St. Patty’s Day is the fourth most popular drinking holiday, behind New Year’s Eve,…
  • Feb 14

    Washington Lawmaker Proposes Lower DUI Threshold, Could Florida Follow?

    Washington Lawmaker Proposes Lower DUI Threshold, Could Florida Follow?
    A Washington House committee heard testimony Tuesday on a bill that would lower the state’s blood alcohol level threshold for drunken driving from .08 to .05. The state of Washington arrested 28,000 people for drunk driving last year.…
Rank this Week: 4174

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers warrants, license suspension, Massachusetts criminal offenses, and criminal defense issues. By Lewin & Lewin.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    FELONY LARCENY CHARGE AVOIDED

    FELONY LARCENY CHARGE AVOIDED
    TQ, a 29 year old woman from India with a degree in Computer Science, was apprehended on February 14, 2017 at a store at the Burlington Mall and charged with Larceny Over $250.00. The charge arose out of her stealing a $425.00 pair of…
  • Mar 21

    JUVENILE MINOR IN POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL CHARGE AVOIDED

    JUVENILE MINOR IN POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL CHARGE AVOIDED
    On February 10, 2017, BH, a sixteen year old student at a prestigious private school, decided to have a party. BH invited a number of school age friends – and of course they brought along a few other friends one of whom brought alcohol…
  • Mar 20

    DOMESTIC ASSAULT & BATTERY DISMISSED IN SALEM DISTRICT COURT

    DOMESTIC ASSAULT & BATTERY DISMISSED IN SALEM DISTRICT COURT
    On January 14, 2017 DM, a 28 year old male social worker, met his 28 year old girlfriend after she finished work as a waitress. They met at a bar in Salem. They had a few drinks and then moved to a second bar where the drinking continued. At…
Rank this Week: 774

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
  • Mar 29

    Use Of Extraneous Offense Evidence In Child Sexual Assault Case

    Use Of Extraneous Offense Evidence In Child Sexual Assault Case
    In an August 15, 2012 post, we pointed out that “common law has long recognized the fundamental principle that an accused is entitled to be tried solely on the criminal charge leveled against him by the State; that he should… The…
  • Mar 29

    Trump Promises and Promise

    Trump Promises and Promise
    President Donald Trump made a lot of promises during his successful campaign to become President of the United States – two of which were to “drain the swamp” (clean up official corruption) and to crack down on illegal…
  • Mar 22

    How You Can Be Charged With “Distributing” Child Pornography

    How You Can Be Charged With “Distributing” Child Pornography
    Most people think of “distributing” child pornography as a large-scale operation that allows viewers access child pornographic images and videos either by hosting files on a website or through using a file-sharing…
Rank this Week: 472

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    US v. Plascencia-Orozco, No. 15-50238…

    US v. Plascencia-Orozco, No. 15-50238 (3-29-17)(Bea w/Callahan & Ikuta).  The 9th addresses a series of interesting issues raised by a defendant who attempted to illegally reenter the United States, thereby breaching a prior plea…
  • Mar 29

    Copeland v. Ryan, No. 16-15849…

    Copeland v. Ryan, No. 16-15849 (3-28-17)(Clifton w/Garbis; Berzon concurring). The 9th reverses a district court's order that the State reimburse petitioner's deposition expenses. The 9th first found that it did have interlocutory…
  • Mar 26

    Case o' The Week: Silver clouds and black linings - Rodriguez and Review of Title III Wiretap Applications and Order

    Case o' The Week: Silver clouds and black linings - Rodriguez and Review of Title III Wiretap Applications and Order
       The good news? The Ninth imposes a new (and higher) two-step standard on the district courts, when reviewing Title III wiretap applications and orders.  (The bad news? The Ninth finds the government meets that standard,…
Rank this Week: 1621

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

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

    THE MIAMI CONNECTION

    THE MIAMI CONNECTION
    There was a time in the not too distant past when Miami and the Dade State Attorneys office was one of the premier prosecution offices in the nation. And there was a time when, as a nation teetered on the brink of a constitutional crisis…
  • Mar 25

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT HEALTH CASE WIN ISSUE

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT HEALTH CASE WIN ISSUE
    Dear Diary... another big win this week. Destroyed Obama-care by not passing a new health care bill. Now everyone will see Obama-care fail and we will have a new health care bill. I promised to repeal and replace Obama-care on day…
  • Mar 23

    THE AGE OF IGNORANCE

    THE AGE OF IGNORANCE
    The author William Manchester named his book about the dark ages "A World Lit Only By Fire". It was an age of ignorance and suffering. In Occupied America, ignorance has become a virtue. The President generates huge applause lines when…
Rank this Week: 97

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    News Scan

    News Scan
    The NY Times Take on Moore v. Texas:   "Texas cannot satisfactorily explain why it applies current medical standards for diagnosing intellectual disability in other contexts, yet clings to superseded standards when an individual's…
  • Mar 29

    Cal AG Seeking Death Penalty in Seal Beach Mass Murder

    Cal AG Seeking Death Penalty in Seal Beach Mass Murder
    The California Attorney General's Office occasionally acts as the trial prosecutor, such as when the District Attorney of the county is recused.  Today the office issued this press release:Today, Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced…
  • Mar 28

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Mass. Sheriff: Arrest Sanctuary City Leaders:  Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson told a House Subcommittee Monday that the leaders of sanctuary cities should be arrested for obstructing federal law.  CBS Boston reports that the…
Rank this Week: 220

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

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

    The Slingshot, the Facebook Post and “Threatening the President”

    The Slingshot, the Facebook Post and “Threatening the President”
    This post examines an opinion from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit: U.S. v. Dutcher, 2017 WL 1075048. The court begins the opinion by explaining that[o]n June 30, 2015, Brian Dutcher announced on Facebook that he…
  • Mar 27

    Retail Theft, Criminal Conspiracy and the Computer Monitor

    Retail Theft, Criminal Conspiracy and the Computer Monitor
    This post examines an opinion from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania: Commonwealth v. Chikonyera, 2017 WL 815391 (2017).  The court begins the opinion by explaining thatWilliam V. Chikonyera, appeals from the judgment of sentence of 4…
  • Mar 24

    The Psychologist, the “Therapeutic Relationship” and “Unauthorized Possession of Computer Code

    The Psychologist, the “Therapeutic Relationship” and “Unauthorized Possession of Computer Code
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland: Ali v. State, 2017 WL 128636 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatAfter Sahar Begum Ali's psychologist terminated their therapeutic…
Rank this Week: 491

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal, family and Injury law. By Blair & Kim, PLLC.

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1048

Denver DUI Attorney Blog

Denver DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DUI, DWAI, and motor vehicle hearings. By the Law Office of Monte J. Robbins, Esq.

http://www.denverduiattorneyblog.net/
  • Mar 29

    Utah Governor Signs Bill to Lower BAC to .05. Will Colorado follow?

    Utah Governor Signs Bill to Lower BAC to .05. Will Colorado follow?
    Governor Herbert in Utah just signed a bill to lower Utah’s BAC threshold for DUI offenses from .08 to .05.  Utah will be the first state to lower their BAC to this level when the law takes effect in 2018.  It’s…
  • Mar 28

    New Simplified Process for Sealing a Dismissal in Colorado.

    New Simplified Process for Sealing a Dismissal in Colorado.
    As of August 10, 2016, Colorado criminal defendants who have had their cases completely dismissed can go through a quick, streamlined, and simple process to seal their criminal records pursuant to CRS 24-72-702.5.  Dismissals under this…
  • May 4

    Colorado Ignition Interlock Violation Suspension Hearing

    Colorado Ignition Interlock Violation Suspension Hearing
    Colorado law mandates that ignition interlock drivers are required to extend their ignition interlock lease agreements by a period of 12 months when it is reported by their ignition interlock provider that the ignition interlock device has…
Rank this Week: 3766

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
  • Mar 29

    MD: Odor of MJ from car alone doesn’t provide RS for a frisk for weapon

    MD: Odor of MJ from car alone doesn’t provide RS for a frisk for weapon
    The odor of marijuana alone doesn’t provide reasonable suspicion for a frisk for weapons. Norman v. State, 2017 Md. LEXIS 153 (March 27, 2017): Where the odor of marijuana emanates from vehicle with multiple occupants, law enforcement…
  • Mar 29

    FL4: REP in a vehicle’s black box, and a SW required to access it

    FL4: REP in a vehicle’s black box, and a SW required to access it
    There is a reasonable expectation of privacy in information held in a vehicle’s black box, and a search warrant is required to access it. State v. Worsham, 4D15-2733 (Fla. 4th DCA March 29, 2017): Most of these devices are programmed…
  • Mar 29

    Buzzfeed: FBI Agents Posed As Filmmakers To Interview Armed Militia In A Dramatic Standoff

    Buzzfeed: FBI Agents Posed As Filmmakers To Interview Armed Militia In A Dramatic Standoff
    Buzzfeed: FBI Agents Posed As Filmmakers To Interview Armed Militia In A Dramatic Standoff by Salvador Hernandez: FBI agents posed as documentary filmmakers to talk to militia members during an armed standoff in the Nevada desert, then used…
Rank this Week: 2328

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    Indonesian Death Penalty Moratorium Needs Presidential Push

    Indonesian Death Penalty Moratorium Needs Presidential Push
    Source: Human Rights Watch (29 March 2017)https://www.hrw.org/news/2017/03/29/indonesian-death-penalty-moratorium-needs-presidential-pushIndonesia’s President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo dropped fresh hints this week that he…
  • Mar 21

    Erdogan sees Turkey parliament restoring capital punishment

    Erdogan sees Turkey parliament restoring capital punishment
    Source: Channel News Asia (19 March 2017)http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/erdogan-sees-turkey-parliament-restoring-capital-punishment/3606628.htmlISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday (Mar 18) he expected…
  • Mar 14

    China says it uses death penalty sparingly

    China says it uses death penalty sparingly
    Source: The Japan Times (12 March 2017)http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/03/12/asia-pacific/crime-legal-asia-pacific/china-says-uses-death-penalty-sparingly/#.WMfSXPnyvIUBEIJING – China’s chief justice said Sunday that his…
Rank this Week: 1589

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

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

    OUI URINE TESTS & THE SEARCH WARRANT REQUIREMENT.

    OUI URINE TESTS & THE SEARCH WARRANT REQUIREMENT.
    OUI URINE TESTS & THE SEARCH WARRANT REQUIREMENT. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq.                          …
  • Mar 9

    STATE V. BOYD- NO MAINE IMPLIED CONSENT TO BLOOD DRAWS.

    STATE V. BOYD- NO MAINE IMPLIED CONSENT TO BLOOD DRAWS.
    STATE V. BOYD- NO MAINE IMPLIED CONSENT TO BLOOD DRAWS. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom March 9, 2017 Recently, in State v. Boyd, 2017 ME 36, the Law Court flatly rejected the idea that Maine’s “implied consent” law can form…
  • Feb 22

    HOW TO GET SHOT BY A POLICE OFFICER.

    HOW TO GET SHOT BY A POLICE OFFICER.
    HOW TO GET SHOT BY A POLICE OFFICER. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. February 22, 2017 This past Saturday, February 18, 2017, Portland Police Sgt. Nicholas Goodman shot 22-year-old Chance David Baker at Union Station Plaza, in Portland. The…
Rank this Week: 3694

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Covers DWI evidence, blood testing, and breath alcohol testing.

http://www.rosenthalwadas.com/blog/
  • Mar 29

    Is Grandma a Drug Dealer?

    Is Grandma a Drug Dealer?
    The term drug crime conjures the image of meeting someone in a back alley to buy marijuana or heroin. But for many Collin County residents, drug crimes involve everyday products you get at the local pharmacy. In fact, Texas…
  • Mar 14

    What Is a Prohibited Weapon in Texas?

    What Is a Prohibited Weapon in Texas?
    Texas has a reputation as Second Amendment-friendly state. But the right to own and carry a handgun or shotgun does not automatically apply to other kinds of weapons. In fact, Collin County residents need to know they may be in…Read…
  • Feb 28

    You Just Received a Call From a Detective About a Sex Offense Investigation – What Do You Do?

    You Just Received a Call From a Detective About a Sex Offense Investigation – What Do You Do?
    One of the scariest things that can happen to you is receiving a call from a Collin County police officer conducting a sexual assault investigation. Even if you know you did nothing wrong, convincing the police of that is often…Read…
Rank this Week: 4926

Conroe Criminal Lawyer Blog

Conroe Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Ron Voyles & Associates.

http://www.conroecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    Those Vitamins May Be Harmful To Your Freedom

    Those Vitamins May Be Harmful To Your Freedom
    In a monumental decision last week, the Supreme Court ruled that a citizen can sue for malicious prosecution for being jailed due to the police falsifying drug test results. In Joliet, Illinois, police stopped Elijah Manuel for a traffic…
  • Mar 19

    DWI, the Intoxi-liar Way

    DWI, the Intoxi-liar Way
    So, what is the Intoxilyzer 9000?  This is a new breath test device that is being transitioned into use in Texas.  This new unit will eventually replace the decades old Intoxilyzer 5000.  The new device will be used in the…
  • Mar 12

    I Was Charged with Felony Tampering with Nothing

    I Was Charged with Felony Tampering with Nothing
    An interesting opinion was just released from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.  For those of you that don’t know, this is the highest court in the State of Texas that rules on criminal matters. The case is State v.…
Rank this Week: 2209

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Mar 29

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest
    You have rights and it’s important to know them. In this post we’ll tackle frequently asked questions after an arrest so you’ll know how to respond in case you ever get booked. Can I be arrested without an arrest warrant?…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)
    Building a Legal Practice Designed to Last: Concentrating Your Practice     The modern world of business has pushed professionals more and more into concentrated areas of service. In law school you study four to five areas of the…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)
    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last: Be the Concierge for Services Related to Your Practice       Providing value to your clients is often more about what happens outside of the courtroom as in it. Wherever your…
Rank this Week: 2025

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    Should Recording Someone’s Violent Crime Be a Crime? (PC 667.95)

    Should Recording Someone’s Violent Crime Be a Crime? (PC 667.95)
    Social media allows us to share the most compelling moments of our lives. All too often, those moments include fist fights and criminal activity. It’s almost impossible to see a fight in public without also seeing dozens of cellphones…
  • Mar 24

    Do You Have to Keep Your Gun in the Trunk of Your Car? (PC 25140)

    Do You Have to Keep Your Gun in the Trunk of Your Car? (PC 25140)
    California gun laws are extremely complex and can be difficult to understand. You have the right to own firearms, but that doesn’t give you the right to take a gun wherever you please. A new California gun law answers one question…
  • Mar 20

    Can I Legally Possess a Firearm If I Have Been Convicted of Misdemeanor Battery?

    Can I Legally Possess a Firearm If I Have Been Convicted of Misdemeanor Battery?
    The legality of firearm possession for people who have committed crimes in California is often a difficult issue. If you have been convicted of certain crimes, not only are you subject to California’s laws restricting gun possession,…
Rank this Week: 202

Michigan Criminal Attorneys Blog

Michigan Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal law. By Hilf & Hilf, PLC.

https://www.michigancriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    Arrested for Price Switching in Michigan is Retail Fraud

    Arrested for Price Switching in Michigan is Retail Fraud
    Retail fraud can be prosecuted under either State law or ordinances that are enacted by cities, townships, or villages.  Under either State law or ordinances switching the price tag to obtain a cheaper price is prosecuted as retail…
  • Mar 28

    Retail Fraud Arrest for Shoplifting from JC Penney

    Retail Fraud Arrest for Shoplifting from JC Penney
    JC Penney has a reputation for prosecuting shoplifters to the fullest extent of the law.  The policy of JC Penney is that actively apprehending shoplifters deters people from stealing and protects their merchandise.  What makes JC…
  • Mar 27

    Arrested for Shoplifting from Kohl

    Arrested for Shoplifting from Kohl
    Kohls employs very aggressive strategies to combat shoplifting.  Due to this strategy there are many arrests and prosecutions which result from incidents allegedly involving retail fraud.  There are a number of policies and…
Rank this Week: 2183

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Mar 29

    Self Defense and Stand Your Ground In Minnesota

    Self Defense and Stand Your Ground In Minnesota
    When it comes to defending a person charged with a crime, there are a number of different avenues we choose to pursue. Sometimes we challenge aspects of due process, other times we challenge the officer’s version of events, and…
  • Mar 28

    All About Jury Duty In Minnesota

    All About Jury Duty In Minnesota
    Have you been called to serve on a jury in Minnesota? If you’re like most people in the state, you haven’t. That’s because Minnesota has one of the lowest jury duty selection rates in the nation. In today’s blog, we…
  • Mar 27

    Ignition Interlocks Stopped 350,000 Drunk Drivers Last Year

    Ignition Interlocks Stopped 350,000 Drunk Drivers Last Year
    New data from the advocacy group Mothers Against Drunk Driving suggests that ignition interlock devices prevented nearly 350,000 instances of drunk driving in the last year, and more than 2.3 millions instances over the past decade. If you…
Rank this Week: 3751

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/
  • Mar 29

    Self Defense and Stand Your Ground In Minnesota

    Self Defense and Stand Your Ground In Minnesota
    When it comes to defending a person charged with a crime, there are a number of different avenues we choose to pursue. Sometimes we challenge aspects of due process, other times we challenge the officer’s version of events, and…
  • Mar 28

    All About Jury Duty In Minnesota

    All About Jury Duty In Minnesota
    Have you been called to serve on a jury in Minnesota? If you’re like most people in the state, you haven’t. That’s because Minnesota has one of the lowest jury duty selection rates in the nation. In today’s blog, we…
  • Mar 27

    Ignition Interlocks Stopped 350,000 Drunk Drivers Last Year

    Ignition Interlocks Stopped 350,000 Drunk Drivers Last Year
    New data from the advocacy group Mothers Against Drunk Driving suggests that ignition interlock devices prevented nearly 350,000 instances of drunk driving in the last year, and more than 2.3 millions instances over the past decade. If you…
Rank this Week: 3473

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/
  • Mar 29

    Schock Team Alleges Massive DOJ Trashing of Speech and Debate Clause and Attorney-Client Privilege

    Schock Team Alleges Massive DOJ Trashing of Speech and Debate Clause and Attorney-Client Privilege
    Former Illinois Congressman Aaron Shock's attorneys filed two motions in federal court yesterday, alleging massive government misconduct in the investigation that led to their client's indictment on multiple misconduct and fraud related…
  • Mar 12

    More on the 46 U.S. Attorneys Asked to Resign

    More on the 46 U.S. Attorneys Asked to Resign
    It is fairly typical that US Attorneys offer their resignations when a new President, especially one of a different party, is elected. But firings and requiring same-day resignations are less common. This is particularly troublesome as many…
  • Mar 10

    Trump to 46 Prosecutors - Resign

    Trump to 46 Prosecutors - Resign
    The New York Times reports that "Trump Abruptly Orders 46 Obama-Era Prosecutors to Resign." Sad. (esp)
Rank this Week: 267

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/
  • Mar 29

    President Trump, Gov. Abbott and the 'Disposables'

    President Trump, Gov. Abbott and the 'Disposables'
    Might a Trump Administration pivot on the opiod crisis spur Gov. Greg Abbott to change his position on Texas' Good Samaritan legislation, which he vetoed in 2015?  NBC-News reported this morning that:President Donald Trump is…
  • Mar 26

    Harris County litigation frames debate over bail bill

    Harris County litigation frames debate over bail bill
    Grits remains excited about bail-reform legislation being promoted by Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht and Court of Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge Sharon Keller this session, and carried at the Lege by John Whitmire (SB 1338)…
  • Mar 26

    Creating new discretion for police to use deescalation method

    Creating new discretion for police to use deescalation method
    An excellent and necessary bill that's so far flown under the radar needs a quick referral and vote if it's going to pass this year. HB 3824, filed on the next to last day of bill filing by state Rep. Toni Rose, alters antiquated…
Rank this Week: 47

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 1974

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/
  • Mar 29

    District Court Judges Go to Washington

    District Court Judges Go to Washington
    A week ago today, I sat in the gallery of the United States Supreme Court with twenty North Carolina district court judges listening to Chief Justice John Roberts announce the court’s opinion in Endrow v. Douglas County School District.…
  • Mar 28

    When Does a Seizure Occur When an Officer’s Vehicle Displays Emergency Lights That Directs a Vehicle to Stop?

    When Does a Seizure Occur When an Officer’s Vehicle Displays Emergency Lights That Directs a Vehicle to Stop?
    Jeff Welty wrote a post in 2010 on when a seizure occurs after an officer operates emergency lights to order a driver to stop his or her vehicle. This post updates his post by summarizing the relatively recent North Carolina Court of Appeals…
  • Mar 27

    Court of Appeals Caseload Information

    Court of Appeals Caseload Information
    House Bill 239 would reduce the number of judges on the court of appeals from 15 to 12. It has passed the House and awaits Senate consideration. Proponents of the bill (mostly Republicans) say that the court should contract because the number…
Rank this Week: 3624

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Mar 29

    What is a Misdemeanor and What Does It Mean in Texas?

    What is a Misdemeanor and What Does It Mean in Texas?
    A felony charge is the most serious type of offense in Texas. For instance, types of felony crimes include murder, robbery and burglary. The lowest felony category is a state jail felony. The highest felony charge is capital murder.…
  • Mar 23

    How Texas Handles Stalkers: Laws and Penaltie

    How Texas Handles Stalkers: Laws and Penaltie
      Criminal harassment in Texas is defined as a person purposely contacting someone with the intention of embarrassing, annoying, tormenting or scaring them. The contact be done via telephone or email. The punishment for harassment is 180…
  • Mar 15

    Is There a Difference Between Molestation and Sexual Abuse?

    Is There a Difference Between Molestation and Sexual Abuse?
    In Texas, child molestation, also called indecency with a child, and child sex abuse are separate crimes. They have different definitions and penalties. Child molestation and child sex abuse aren’t the same as statutory rape. Texas…
Rank this Week: 2369