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Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

Covers Kentucky family, criminal and business law. By Gatlin Voelker, PLLC.

http://www.gatlinvoelker.com/blog/
  • Jul 26

    Business as your most valuable marital asset?

    Business as your most valuable marital asset?
    Building up a successful business is a difficult task. If you are married, it can put a lot of strain on your relationship, as the hours and money involved are often substantial. However, when things are going well, it can...
  • Jul 21

    What mistakes should I avoid with co-parenting?

    What mistakes should I avoid with co-parenting?
    Many separating couples who have children together in Kentucky believe the hardest part of their separations is moving on. Even though their relationships with each other did not work out, they still have a commitment to their kids.…
  • Jul 5

    What you should know when preparing to adopt a child

    What you should know when preparing to adopt a child
    There is little else you can do that is as selfless as choosing to adopt a child. Preparing for an adoption requires significant time and thought to determine a timeline and approach that will be beneficial for yourself and the...
Rank this Week: 2236

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jul 25

    Trump Ramps Up Criticism of AG Session

    Trump Ramps Up Criticism of AG Session
    Donald Trump is increasing his attacks on Jeff Sessions. In addition to his recusal on Russia, he's now focusing on investigating Hillary Clinton. He says Sessions is weak on this. This is classic deflection. He wants the attention off…
  • Jul 25

    Repeal of Affordable Health Care Act Advances in Senate

    Repeal of Affordable Health Care Act Advances in Senate
    An ailing John McCain flies in to vote, Republicans once again kowtow to the Charlatan's boisterous threats, and Mike Pence breaks a tie vote. The Senate bill to repeal the Affordable Health Act advances. You don't need a weatherman…
  • Jul 24

    Monday Night Open Thread: This and That

    Monday Night Open Thread: This and That
    I have seen zero news today and just got home -- our last open thread is about full, so here's a new one while I catch up. First catch up: Donald Trump took a "public swipe" against AG Jefferson Sessions. Is it time to start the…
Rank this Week: 2

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/
  • Jul 25

    Petition seeks change to DPS rules on Class C arrest

    Petition seeks change to DPS rules on Class C arrest
    Yesterday, Just Liberty filed a formal petition to initiate rule making at the Texas Department of Public Safety to substantially limit arrests by state troopers for non-jailable Class C misdemeanors. See the document here.The proposal enjoys…
  • Jul 25

    Texas AG: Carrying a gun doesn't justify 'Terry' frisk

    Texas AG: Carrying a gun doesn't justify 'Terry' frisk
    Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has signed onto an amicus brief aimed at the US Supreme Court to argue that carrying a firearm in a state where that's legal does not justify a "Terry frisk" based on officer safety. Here's the full text…
  • Jul 23

    'Reasonably Suspicious': Check out latest Just Liberty podcast

    'Reasonably Suspicious': Check out latest Just Liberty podcast
    Check out the latest "Reasonably Suspicious" podcast from Just Liberty, hosted by your correspondent and Amanda Marzullo of the Texas Defender Service. This month's episode features an excerpt from an interview with House Corrections Chair…
Rank this Week: 41

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jul 25

    Jeff Sessions, in a Stronger Position Than You Think

    Jeff Sessions, in a Stronger Position Than You Think
    The President criticized Attorney General Sessions for the third consecutive day today. The President's quite explicit disappointment with Sessions has led many to believe the Attorney General's days on the job are numbered.I believe there…
  • Jul 25

    The Law-And-Order President Needs His Law-And-Order Attorney General

    The Law-And-Order President Needs His Law-And-Order Attorney General
    Among the planks of the platform President Trump was elected on was his promise to be a law-and-order President.  Unlike some of the other planks, that is a promise he has delivered on so far.  Two of Mr. Trump's most...
  • Jul 25

    Unintended Consequence

    Unintended Consequence
    The Bucks County Courier reports: Shaquana Green and her toddler daughter disappeared during a weekly Saturday afternoon visit in 2012, an incident that Upper Darby police described in court documents as a custody dispute.Fewer than three…
Rank this Week: 136

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

A chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending. From the Center for Court Innovation.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    BCS at Harmony Day

    BCS at Harmony Day
    by Caroline Yang, Summer InternAbove: BCS Clients and staff members helping clean up at Harmony DayToday the BCS Community Service team took a break from its usual routine, and brought clients to Van Cortlandt Park to help out with the NYPD's…
  • Jul 25

    Punishment to Public Health Conference

    Punishment to Public Health Conference
    This post was written by BCS intake staff member Ramon Semorile.On June 8th and 9th I attended to the Punishment to Public Health (P2PH) Conference, a collaboration between John Jay College and the NYC Department of Health. The purpose of the…
  • Jul 25

    How BCS connects clients to resource

    How BCS connects clients to resource
    Below, BCS community service staff member Corey Hatton describes an experience working with a client address his specific needs with the help of clinic staff member Magaly Melendez. Though the client was at BCS to complete a community service…
Rank this Week: 1169

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    THE FALL

    THE FALL
    DOM's blog has coverage of the  untimely and tragic death of Miami Appellate Lawyer Richard Strafer.We didn't know Mr. Strafer, so comments and memories should be directed to DOM's blog. Mr. Strafer's death- apparently from a virus…
  • Jul 23

    YOU'RE GO ON THAT 1202 ALARM

    YOU'RE GO ON THAT 1202 ALARM
    If you're a space nerd, like we are, than you are very familiar with the 1201 and 1202 alarms that Commander Neil Armstrong and Lunar Pilot Dr. Buzz Aldrin encountered about 5200 feet above the Lunar surface on July 20, 1969. Apollo is…
  • Jul 20

    THE JUICE IS LOOSE!

    THE JUICE IS LOOSE!
    Orenthal James Simpson was granted parole today in his nine to thirty-three year prison sentence for the contretemps in a Las Vegas hotel wherein he participated in a poorly conceived and poorly executed plan to "rob" the individuals who had…
Rank this Week: 114

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/
  • Jul 25

    "Trump's DOJ gears up for crackdown on marijuana"

    "Trump's DOJ gears up for crackdown on marijuana"
    From The Hill, via NACDL news scan. In part: President Trump’s Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, led by Sessions, is expected to release a report next week that criminal justice reform advocates fear will link marijuana to...
  • Jul 25

    Arnaud on The Death Penalty in Puerto Rico

    Arnaud on The Death Penalty in Puerto Rico
    Emmanuel Hiram Arnaud has posted A License to Kill: State Sponsored Death in the Oldest Colony in the World (86 Rev. Jur. UPR 295 (2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The article discusses the death penalty in Puerto Rico...
  • Jul 24

    "DOJ and FBI takedown largest ever illegal dark web marketplace"

    "DOJ and FBI takedown largest ever illegal dark web marketplace"
    From Jurist: The US Department of Justice (DOJ) together with the FBI [official websites] have seized and shut down [DOJ press release] AlphaBay, a criminal marketplace on the "dark web" on Thursday. The site, which has reportedly…
Rank this Week: 79

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

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

http://www.rosenthalwadas.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    What is a Lesser Included Offense, and Why is it Important?

    What is a Lesser Included Offense, and Why is it Important?
    Lesser included offense laws can play a significant role for the defense in a Texas criminal case. However, they can also be used by the prosecuting attorney to secure an advantage at trial. If you’ve been charged with a…
  • Jul 21

    What is a Motion to Revoke?

    What is a Motion to Revoke?
    If you were convicted of a crime in Texas or pled guilty to charges against you, it’s possible that a judge will grant you “community supervision.” This term is synonymous with the legal status commonly known as being on…
  • Jun 27

    Don’t let July 4th Fireworks Cloud Your Judgement

    Don’t let July 4th Fireworks Cloud Your Judgement
    We are all proud to be Americans and want to celebrate the July 4th holiday. But as you celebrate, be aware that the police will be watching you as leave the firework show. If your Independence Day plans include alcohol,…Read more…
Rank this Week: 1036

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

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

    The Usher Case(s): Don’t Be a Victim If Someone Knowingly Transmits an STD to You

    The Usher Case(s): Don’t Be a Victim If Someone Knowingly Transmits an STD to You
    The recent news about R & B singer Usher being sued for $10 million for knowingly infecting a woman with herpes comes on the heels of the disclosure of a $1.1 million settlement he paid in 2012 for the same transgression – and now…
  • Jul 16

    What Not To Do In a Domestic Violence Investigation

    What Not To Do In a Domestic Violence Investigation
    Unlike the typical criminal case which includes charges of violence, defendants charged in domestic violence cases are often professionals where the stakes are high: not only is freedom at stake but even a conviction on a reduced charge could…
  • Jul 7

    Don’t Let Prosecutors Or Law Enforcement Officers Cheat You: Fighting Their Bad Behavior (Part II)

    Don’t Let Prosecutors Or Law Enforcement Officers Cheat You: Fighting Their Bad Behavior (Part II)
    Update: The Yatyu Yam Case    This past spring I wrote about the case of NYPD detective Yatyu Yam, accused by prosecutors of bribery and official misconduct charges relating to allegations he tipped off the owners of karaoke bars in…
Rank this Week: 2307

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    DUI-E is here

    DUI-E is here
    Jon Ibanez and I have posted in the past about the dangers of "distracted driving" — that is, driving while using a cell phone, reading a map, putting on makeup, etc.  See, for example, Jon’s recent post Is Distracted Driving…
  • Jul 20

    Miranda Warnings and the California DUI

    Miranda Warnings and the California DUI
    An officer pulls over a person and begins asking questions. “Where are you going?” “Where are you coming from?” “Have you had anything to drink?” The driver says, “I’m going home from the bar…
  • Jul 6

    Bill to Help Veterans Avoid a California DUI

    Bill to Help Veterans Avoid a California DUI
    A new California Senate bill would allow veterans to avoid a California DUI conviction with a treatment diversion program. Senate Bill 725 would expand a current military diversion program. The bill, if passed, would provide veterans with the…
Rank this Week: 2537

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland laws on drug arrests, DUI and gun crimes. By the Herbst Firm.

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    New Issues As Medical Marijuana Preparation Continue

    New Issues As Medical Marijuana Preparation Continue
    After enduring numerous delays and costly blunders the state medical marijuana program is now in the final stages of preparation. Over the last few months most of the news headlines concerning medical pot were focused on the potential…
  • Jul 18

    Feds Indict Three From Annapolis For Drug Trafficking

    Feds Indict Three From Annapolis For Drug Trafficking
    The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York recently announced indictments of ten individuals for their roles in an East Coast heroin trafficking ring. Three of the defendants hail from Annapolis, which officials…
  • Jul 9

    More Charges For Indicted Baltimore Cop

    More Charges For Indicted Baltimore Cop
    Back in February seven Baltimore Police officers from the department’s gun task force were indicted on federal racketeering charges with allegations that the officers extorted and stole money from citizens, falsified police reports and…
Rank this Week: 3862

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By KaiserDillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 696

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/
  • Jul 25

    5 Common DUI Penalties in Minnesota

    5 Common DUI Penalties in Minnesota
    Driving under the influence is a serious crime, and this means courts and judges can be a little more liberal with their imposed punishments. Some courts focus on punishing the offenders, while other focus more on rehabilitation, and other…
  • Jul 24

    Teen Earns The Most Millennial DUI Ever

    Teen Earns The Most Millennial DUI Ever
    What started out as a live broadcast to her Instagram followers of singing and dancing in the car ended in tragedy for a California teen. According to police, an 18-year-old was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and…
  • Jul 19

    Another Police Shooting Leaves More Questions Than Answer

    Another Police Shooting Leaves More Questions Than Answer
    First it was Jamar Clark. Then came Philando Castile. Now there’s Justine Damond. These are three of the most controversial officer-involved shootings in recent memory, but they all share one scary truth. They’ve all happened in…
Rank this Week: 597

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

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

    5 Common DUI Penalties in Minnesota

    5 Common DUI Penalties in Minnesota
    Driving under the influence is a serious crime, and this means courts and judges can be a little more liberal with their imposed punishments. Some courts focus on punishing the offenders, while other focus more on rehabilitation, and other…
  • Jul 24

    Teen Earns The Most Millennial DUI Ever

    Teen Earns The Most Millennial DUI Ever
    What started out as a live broadcast to her Instagram followers of singing and dancing in the car ended in tragedy for a California teen. According to police, an 18-year-old was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and…
  • Jul 19

    Another Police Shooting Leaves More Questions Than Answer

    Another Police Shooting Leaves More Questions Than Answer
    First it was Jamar Clark. Then came Philando Castile. Now there’s Justine Damond. These are three of the most controversial officer-involved shootings in recent memory, but they all share one scary truth. They’ve all happened in…
Rank this Week: 3685

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug and theft crimes. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 482

No Papered: A Washington DC DUI…

No Papered: A Washington DC DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Scrofano Law.

http://blog.scrofanolaw.com/
  • Jul 25

    Admitting to Driving in a DUI

    Admitting to Driving in a DUI
    A couple was arrested in New Jersey this week for two separate instances of drunk driving, each within six hours of each other according to a report from USA Today’s Daily Record.  The boyfriend was the first to be arrested after a…
  • Feb 3

    Deportation for Minor Traffic Offenses in Trump’s America

    Deportation for Minor Traffic Offenses in Trump’s America
    On January 25, 2016, Trump signed two draconian executive orders targeting documented and undocumented immigrants in the United States. There has been much attention regarding the executive orders barring refugees and any citizens’…
  • Feb 3

    Deportation for Minor Traffic Offenses in Trump’s America

    Deportation for Minor Traffic Offenses in Trump’s America
    On January 25, 2016, Trump signed two draconian executive orders targeting legal and illegal immigrants in the United States. There has been much attention regarding the executive orders barring refugees and any citizens’ entry of seven…
Rank this Week: 2830

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 2282

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By James G. Dimeas.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 2247

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/
  • Jul 25

    Democracy’s Golden Rule

    Democracy’s Golden Rule
    James T. Kloppenberg, Toward Democracy: The Struggle for Self-Rule in European and American Thought (2016). Roman Hoyos These are interesting times to be an historian of democracy. Historians are beginning to explore the myriad ways that…
  • Jul 24

    Was Foucault a Liberal and Should We Care?

    Was Foucault a Liberal and Should We Care?
    Ben Golder, Foucault and the Politics of Rights (2015). Martin Krygier Foucault and Rights is intriguing and impressive at two levels: one exegetic; the other political. They can only be separated analytically, and they overlap and are…
  • Jul 21

    Private No More: Exposing the Praxis of Comparative Law for What It I

    Private No More: Exposing the Praxis of Comparative Law for What It I
    Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Jr., Privacy Revisited: A Global Perspective on the Right to Be Left Alone (2016). Russell Miller I liked Privacy Revisited, not the least because Ronald Krotoszynski’s book – both explicitly and implicitly…
Rank this Week: 319

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 61

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

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

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    The Nooses Tighten

    The Nooses Tighten
    As I type this, it is a little after 1 in the morning in Ohio.  In just under 9 hours, Ron Phillips will be killed at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville.The killers will be a group of prison guards.  It's duty…
  • Jul 22

    And It's Wikipedia by a Noose

    And It's Wikipedia by a Noose
    They plan to kill TaiChin Preyor Thursday.It's not all that surprising.  We're talking Texas, after all.  And while executions are fewer these days than just a few years ago, well . . . .  We're talking Texas, after…
  • Jul 18

    After three and a half year

    After three and a half year
    January 16, 2014.  Just days over three and a half years ago.  That's when a crew of select prison guards strapped Dennis McGuire to a table (we don't really use a gurney) at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville,…
Rank this Week: 1419

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/
  • Jul 24

    Final *Update* On Crash Blocking I84 at 196.5

    Final *Update* On Crash Blocking I84 at 196.5
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Jul 24

    Update: Crash Blocks State Highway 24 near Shoshone

    Update: Crash Blocks State Highway 24 near Shoshone
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Jul 24

    2nd *Update* On Crash Blocking at 197

    2nd *Update* On Crash Blocking at 197
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
Rank this Week: 255

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/
  • Jul 24

    Danger, Democracy In Danger, Will Robinson

    Danger, Democracy In Danger, Will Robinson
    It is hard to look away from the train wreck that comprised Trump's interview with the New York Times last week.  It is hard not to feel both fear and loathing from the now familiar Trump cocktail of one part ignorance, one…
  • Jul 20

    When John McCain Was A Maverick

    When John McCain Was A Maverick
    The political tactics of division and slander are not our values. They are corrupting influences on religion and politics, and those who practice them in the name of religion or in the name of the Republican Party or in the name of America…
  • Jul 13

    We Saw Monsters, She Saw Human

    We Saw Monsters, She Saw Human
    Scharlette Holdman, a true hero in the death penalty community and a friend and mentor to me, died yesterday.  Scharlette came to California in the early 1990s, where she taught me and so many other lawyers, investigators and…
Rank this Week: 344

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jul 24

    Is the Exterior of a Vehicle Protected from Searches by Reasonable Expectation of Privacy?

    Is the Exterior of a Vehicle Protected from Searches by Reasonable Expectation of Privacy?
    A growing number of Utah residents are now realizing they have rights regarding unreasonable searches of their vehicle, but does the exterior of a vehicle have the same reasonable expectation of privacy? Interior searches on vehicles An…
  • Jul 19

    State Forensic Chemist Causes Thousands of Falsified Drug Conviction

    State Forensic Chemist Causes Thousands of Falsified Drug Conviction
    A state forensic chemist out of Massachusetts fabricated positive tests, leading to thousands of falsified drug convictions. Playing with the freedom of others Annie Dookhan, a state forensic chemist who worked for the state of Massachusetts…
  • Jul 17

    Utah Boating Law

    Utah Boating Law
    Before Utah residents flock to reservoirs and lakes to cool off from the scorching summer temperatures, they should be informed of current boating laws in order to avoid tickets or criminal charges. Oasis in the desert Utah is unique in the…
Rank this Week: 4533

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Former Polk County School Principal Arrested and Charged with Fraud, Theft

    Former Polk County School Principal Arrested and Charged with Fraud, Theft
    A former Polk County school principal was arrested Friday morning on allegations of fraud and theft. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has charged the 46-year-old former principal with 60 counts of dealing in stolen property, 16 counts…
  • Jul 19

    St. Petersburg Man Accused of Posing as Girl, Luring Teenage Boy

    St. Petersburg Man Accused of Posing as Girl, Luring Teenage Boy
    St. Petersburg police arrested a 25-year-old man and charged him with two counts of kidnapping and one count of sexual battery with a deadly weapon. Police claim the incidents involved teenage boy. Police said the first incident happened June…
  • Jul 19

    Jaguars DE Dante Fowler Arrested in St. Petersburg

    Jaguars DE Dante Fowler Arrested in St. Petersburg
    Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler was arrested on charges of simple battery and criminal mischief Tuesday night. Police say Fowler was driving in the Trellis at the Lakes apartment complex Tuesday night when a man walking nearby…
Rank this Week: 249

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/
  • Jul 24

    Colorado’s New Texting While Driving Law

    Colorado’s New Texting While Driving Law
    Governor Hickenlooper just signed Senate Bill 17-027 on June 1, 2017.  This law increases the penalties for texting while driving, however it appears that the elements required to prove a violation have also increased. CRS 42-4-239…
  • Jul 20

    Drug Sniffing Dog’s Alert Alone Not Enough to Search Car in Colorado

    Drug Sniffing Dog’s Alert Alone Not Enough to Search Car in Colorado
    A recent Colorado Court of Appeals case involving Kilo the drug sniffing dog held that a dog’s alert alone does not establish the Probable Cause necessary to conduct the search of a vehicle occupied by individuals 21 years of age or…
  • Apr 8

    Colorado Requires all Adults Charged with a Felony to Submit DNA. Can it be Expunged?

    Colorado Requires all Adults Charged with a Felony to Submit DNA. Can it be Expunged?
    Colorado law requires all people arrested for any Felony offense to submit a DNA sample in relation to arrests on or after September 20, 2010.  Felony offenses include those charged by complaint, information, and indictment.  It…
Rank this Week: 3704

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Jul 24

    I didn’t say, “Simon says”

    I didn’t say, “Simon says”
    Q:            Officer. You testified on direct that my client was talkative when you first approached his car. A:            Yes. As…
  • May 10

    An Ethical Prosecutor Confronts Her Own Witne

    An Ethical Prosecutor Confronts Her Own Witne
    BY DEFENSE COUNSEL ON CROSS Q: Ms. Smith, do you have an email account? A: Do I have an e-mail account? Q: Yes. A: I do. Q: Is it a Yahoo account? A: No. Q: What is your... Read More
  • Apr 4

    At Least There Are No Spelling Error

    At Least There Are No Spelling Error
    The President of the United States has access to the best minds in the country. Presumably, this includes people with a basic grasp of grammar and syntax. “Despite this substantial income figure and tax paid, it is totally... Read More
Rank this Week: 350

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/
  • Jul 24

    MA Man is Found Not Guilty on Stalking Charges After Serving Nearly Two Years of His Sentence

    MA Man is Found Not Guilty on Stalking Charges After Serving Nearly Two Years of His Sentence
    Dominick Cristino is a free man. Nearly two years since he was sentenced to up to two-and-a-half years in prison for stalking Milford’s police chief, the MA man’s convictions have been vacated. In addition to physically following…
  • Jul 21

    Can I Possess a Gun in Massachusetts After an OUI Conviction?

    Can I Possess a Gun in Massachusetts After an OUI Conviction?
    The answer to this question is that of the answer to most legal questions, it depends. An OUI can be a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on multiple factors. Was this your first OUI or your fourth?  Was anyone injured? Were there any…
  • Jul 20

    How Long Does it Take to Get a Criminal Record Expunged in MA?

    How Long Does it Take to Get a Criminal Record Expunged in MA?
    Sealing is the process of sealing a criminal record. For example, let’s say you got an OUI five years ago. That offense may come back to bite you when you apply for a job, school or housing. If, however, you have the OUI conviction or…
Rank this Week: 327

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
  • Jul 24

    Trump Learns Difference Between Obstruction, Administration of Justice

    Trump Learns Difference Between Obstruction, Administration of Justice
    President Donald Trump does not like to be investigated. But Trump’s behavior, and that of his campaign throughout the 2016 presidential election cycle, as well as the president’s behavior during his first six months in office,…
  • Jul 22

    The Eight Circuit Issues Significant Gun Owner Ruling En Banc

    The Eight Circuit Issues Significant Gun Owner Ruling En Banc
    A “Street Sweeper” is not a recommended weapon of choice for dove hunting. It is a dangerous weapon with overwhelming kill power.   In 1994, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (“ATF”)…
  • Jul 21

    Trump Executive Action Promoting Religious Liberty

    Trump Executive Action Promoting Religious Liberty
    Trump Executive Action Promoting Religious Liberty Vs. 1954 Johnson Amendment   By: John T. Floyd   The Johnson Amendment of 1954 is a provision to the U.S Tax Code that prohibits certain political activities by religious and other…
Rank this Week: 272

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Has Trump Violated Criminal Laws? If so, should he be prosecuted?

    Has Trump Violated Criminal Laws? If so, should he be prosecuted?
    Three publications in the last two weeks have highlighted the issue of whether President Trump has violated criminal laws while in office. They also raise the question of whether, if he has, a prosecutor should or should not bring charges…
  • Jul 21

    Zalkind Law’s Emma Quinn-Judge Honored as one of the 2017 Top Women of Law

    Zalkind Law’s Emma Quinn-Judge Honored as one of the 2017 Top Women of Law
    We are proud to announce that partner Emma Quinn-Judge is being honored as one of the 2017 Top Women of the Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.  The annual award recognizes women lawyers for outstanding accomplishments in the legal…
  • Jun 30

    Massachusetts Legislature Passes Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

    Massachusetts Legislature Passes Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
    Yesterday the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 2093, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). Last month the House unanimously passed a similar bill, H. 3680. The PWFA is headed to Governor Charlie Baker, who has indicated…
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The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal…

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense matters in Los Angeles.

http://www.aerlawgroup.com/blog.html
  • Jul 24

    Understanding California Sexual Assault Law

    Understanding California Sexual Assault Law
    Reports of sexual assault are not uncommon in California. More than 31,000 sexual assault victims were treated by California’s rape crisis centers between 2011 and 2012. There are an estimated 2 million living rape victims in the state,…
  • Jun 22

    Differences Between Murder and Manslaughter in California

    Differences Between Murder and Manslaughter in California
    To the family of a person killed by another, there is little difference between the terms murder and manslaughter—either way, a loved one is dead. For the person facing charges of killing another human being, the difference between the…
  • May 26

    What is Clemency?

    What is Clemency?
    Clemency is a type of forgiveness for a crime, granted either by the governor of a state for a state crime, or the President of the United States for a federal crime. There are different types of clemency: Pardon, Reprieve, and Commutation of…
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North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jul 24

    Legislative Changes to Which Prior Convictions Can Support a Habitual Felon Charge

    Legislative Changes to Which Prior Convictions Can Support a Habitual Felon Charge
    S.L. 2017-176 makes two important changes to which prior convictions can support a habitual felon charge. The legislation (1) clarifies the status of prior convictions from New Jersey and other states that don’t use the term…
  • Jul 21

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    The criminal tribulations of O.J. Simpson once again captured the nation’s attention this week.  Simpson was granted parole yesterday after serving nearly nine years in prison in Nevada following his conviction on robbery and…
  • Jul 20

    The Interstate Corrections Compact

    The Interstate Corrections Compact
    Can a person convicted and sentenced to prison in North Carolina serve the time in another state? Can a person convicted elsewhere serve his or her sentence here? Yes to both. North Carolina participates in the Interstate Corrections Compact.…
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Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

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

    Jacksonville Jaguar arrested for battery and criminal mischief in Florida

    Jacksonville Jaguar arrested for battery and criminal mischief in Florida
    Jacksonville professional football player, Dante Fowler, was arrested last week in St. Petersburg, Florida.  According an article in the Florida Times Union, Fowler faces a charge of simple battery and criminal mischief.  He and the…
  • Jul 19

    Another Duval county police officer arrested – this time for grand theft

    Another Duval county police officer arrested – this time for grand theft
    A Neptune Beach police officer has been arrested on the charge of grand theft in Jacksonville.  According to a report on jacksonville.com, the officer was stealing money while searching citizen’s cars that he pulled over for…
  • Jul 13

    Police officer arrested for domestic battery in St. Johns County

    Police officer arrested for domestic battery in St. Johns County
    A St. Johns County police deputy was recently arrested.  According to an article in the St. Augustine Record, the officer was arrested for domestic battery, which is a first degree misdemeanor in Florida.  The deputy allegedly hit a…
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Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Deadly Air Bags Are Still in Millions of Vehicles Two Years After Recall

    Deadly Air Bags Are Still in Millions of Vehicles Two Years After Recall
    The Takata air bag scandal has gone on for more than two years and expanded into the largest recall in history in this country. Alarmingly, millions of drivers are still traveling around with airbags that could explode causing deaths or…
  • Jul 20

    Drugged Driving May Have Been a Factor in Fatal Newnan Crash

    Drugged Driving May Have Been a Factor in Fatal Newnan Crash
    We hear a lot about drunk driving, but drugged driving is also a major factor in crashes in Georgia. It may have been the cause of a fatal Newnan crash. In a recent crash in Newnan, state patrol officers said drugs were suspected as a factor.…
  • Jul 18

    Who Can Be Sued After a Commercial Vehicle Crash in Georgia?

    Who Can Be Sued After a Commercial Vehicle Crash in Georgia?
    If you are hit and hurt by a car in Georgia, liability is usually straightforward if the other driver is to blame. You file a claim against his or her insurance company. It’s more complicated after a commercial vehicle crash. If you are…
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New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 108

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Jul 24

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW
    PERSONAL UPDATE: I woke up this morning realizing that it had been 6 months since my last post. One of the drawbacks to the aging process is that time seems to pass so much faster than when we were younger. … Continue reading →
  • Jan 15

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip
    RULE OF PRIMACY: Following the “Rule of Primacy” is one of the easiest (yet most overlooked) ways for attorneys to improve their trial performance. If you’re a young attorney with aspirations of becoming the next Clarence…
  • Dec 10

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED
    Greetings to all my cold Minnesota friends (cold hands but warm hearts). I’m writing this post from my winter home in Scottsdale, AZ where it’s currently a balmy 66 degrees. (sorry I couldn’t resist). Since writing my last…
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CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

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

    The Chief of Police, the Facebook Posts and Stalking

    The Chief of Police, the Facebook Posts and Stalking
    This post examines a rather unusual stalking case from the Appeals Court of Massachusetts: Commonwealth v. Cristino, 2017 WL 2989723 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining that [a]fter a jury trial, the defendant was convicted of…
  • Jul 21

    Grand Theft, “Unlawful Use of a Computer System” and the Eighth Amendment

    Grand Theft, “Unlawful Use of a Computer System” and the Eighth Amendment
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Supreme Court of South Dakota: State v. Krause, 894 N.W.2d 382 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[t]win brothers Ryan Alan Krause and Brian Michael Krause appeal the circuit…
  • Jul 19

    “Engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise,” the Laptop and Forfeiture

    “Engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise,” the Laptop and Forfeiture
    “Engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise,” the Laptop and ForfeitureThis post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. District Court for the Western Division of North Carolina: U.S. v. Chase, 2017 WL 1966747 (2017). The U.S.…
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Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    Possession of Child Pornography | Federal Criminal Defense Attorney

    Possession of Child Pornography | Federal Criminal Defense Attorney
    Child pornography, under federal law, is any visual depiction of sexually explicit conduct involving a person under the age of 18. Federal law criminalizes three distinct charges under the Child Pornography statutes: The federal…
  • Jul 19

    How and Why DWIs Are “Reduced” to Obstruction of Highway

    How and Why DWIs Are “Reduced” to Obstruction of Highway
    Almost everyone knows what a DWI charge is, but few are familiar with the offense of Obstruction of Highway. In rare circumstances, a DWI may be “reduced” to an Obstruction of Highway charge even though both are legally the same…
  • Jul 14

    Abuse of a Corpse | Fort Worth Criminal Defense Attorney

    Abuse of a Corpse | Fort Worth Criminal Defense Attorney
    Over the past decade, a number of “abuse of a corpse” cases in Texas have made headlines. Most notably in 2014, a husband and wife were arrested after eight decomposing bodies were found in their Fort Worth funeral home. They were…
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White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
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Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    Short Take: An Unacceptable Choice

    Short Take: An Unacceptable Choice
    Upon first glance, it reeks of Buck v. Bell, the eugenics that was once deemed acceptable in America. After all, aren’t three generations of idiots enough? But is it the same? A judge in White County, Tennessee has issued a standing…
  • Jul 24

    The Vagina Chronicles: The Judge Said So

    The Vagina Chronicles: The Judge Said So
    I consider myself fortunate for having never seen a search warrant for a woman’s vagina. It’s hard to conceive what would be alleged that would make any sense to a rational judge. Assuming there was a snitch with proven…
  • Jul 23

    To Tell The Truth

    To Tell The Truth
    Sitting by the pool during summer office hours, Dr. Sj handed me the book she was reading and told me, “read the introduction. You’re going to like this.” The book was “The Gatekeepers” by Chris Whipple. She was…
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Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

http://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    New Report Emphasizes the Dangers of Drugged Driving

    New Report Emphasizes the Dangers of Drugged Driving
    Although the number of drunk driving incidents has declined in recent years, a new and equally dangerous, and often more complex problem now poses a significant threat to the driving public – drugged driving, also referred to as driving…
  • Jul 21

    Acquittal in Fayette County Parole Violation Case

    Acquittal in Fayette County Parole Violation Case
    The criminal justice system in Pennsylvania and across the country does not typically treat parole or probation violations lightly. Law enforcement officers, prosecutors, judges and even the population at large may predetermine your guilt if…
  • Jun 16

    Violence in the City of Pittsburgh

    Violence in the City of Pittsburgh
    Until very recently, violent crime rates in America had been steadily falling since their peak in the early 1990s. When the FBI released its Uniform Crime Report in early 2017, it revealed an increase in violent crime in many of the…
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Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Jul 24

    Northern Michigan Priest Found Not Guilty of Sexual Assault Involving Another Priest

    Northern Michigan Priest Found Not Guilty of Sexual Assault Involving Another Priest
    Unfortunately, it’s all too easy to accuse someone of sexual assault in today’s society. Many who accuse others of sexual assault do so when they aren’t clear on what actually occurred due to the fact they were under the…
  • Jul 20

    Michigan Supreme Court Overturns People v. Alexander

    Michigan Supreme Court Overturns People v. Alexander
    In what looked like an impossible hurdle to climb, the law firm of Grabel and Associates shocked the state of Michigan by winning their second decision before the Michigan Supreme Court in less than a 3-week time span when the highest court…
  • Jun 19

    Teens, Sexting, and the Potential for a Lengthy Prison Sentence

    Teens, Sexting, and the Potential for a Lengthy Prison Sentence
    Recently it was announced the House of Representatives had passed a bill that could effectively leave teenagers facing 15 years in prison for doing something many teens do – sexting, or sending messages or photos via mobile devices that…
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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/
  • Jul 24

    Ministra de Justicia, Señora Marisol Pérez Tello, explique usted a la Nación..

    Ministra de Justicia, Señora Marisol Pérez Tello, explique usted a la Nación..
    Ministra de Justicia, Señora Marisol Pérez Tello, explique usted a la Nación.. El día de ayer domingo 23 de julio de 2017 en entrevista brindada al Diario La República (no recuerdo bien porqué…
  • Jul 22

    AHH...LOS ABOGADOS DEL ESTADO

    AHH...LOS ABOGADOS DEL ESTADO
    Ahh…los abogados del Estado http://elcomercio.pe/politica/mitos-verdades-procuraduria-publica-444243 En el enlace que comparto, vistas las muchas interrogantes surgidas tras el “despido” de las procuradoras, el Decano…
  • Jul 22

    JULIO VELARDE, JOSÉ CHIMPLER, PROCURADORAS y PROYECTO OLMOS.

    JULIO VELARDE, JOSÉ CHIMPLER, PROCURADORAS y PROYECTO OLMOS.
    Algo anda muy mal en nuestro País no sólo corrupción a gran escala, hace poco se reunieron Keiko Fujimori con el Presidente Constitucional del Perú, aquella acompañada de un funcionario del BCR, Secretario…
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Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridaabogadocriminal.com/
  • Jul 23

    Profesor de la Universidad de Florida Arrestado Por Cargo de Acoso

    Profesor de la Universidad de Florida Arrestado Por Cargo de Acoso
    Un profesor de la Universidad de Florida ha sido arrestado por cargos de cíberacoso, según el reporte policial. El profesor de 45 años en la Escuela de Farmacia es acusado de acosar a una mujer que trabajaba para…
  • Jul 17

    Los Delitos Violentos A La Alza en el Condado de Flagler

    Los Delitos Violentos A La Alza en el Condado de Flagler
    La buena noticia es que los delitos menores van a la baja en el Condado de Flager, pero la mala noticia es que los delitos violentos van a la alza en muchas categorías. Según el Reporte Uniforme de Delitos del Departamento de…
  • Jul 9

    Padre de Brooksville Acusado de Voyerismo, Abandono Infantil

    Padre de Brooksville Acusado de Voyerismo, Abandono Infantil
    Un papá de Brooksville fue acusado de espiar por la ventana de la recámara de una adolescente el martes por la noche dejando a su hijo de 10 años sólo en su casa con acceso a dos armas cargadas. El supuesto…
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Jachimowicz Law Group Blog

Jachimowicz Law Group Blog

Covers injuries, criminal defense, DUI, employment and workers compensation.

http://www.jachlawgroup.com/san-jose-law-blog
  • Jul 23

    FDA Gives Diabetes Drug Highest Warning Due to Increased Amputation Risk

    FDA Gives Diabetes Drug Highest Warning Due to Increased Amputation Risk
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a drug safety communication in May regarding type 2 diabetes medication canagliflozin, also known as Invokana, Invokamet, and Invokamet XR. After the results of two large clinical trials, the FDA…
  • Jul 19

    What Happens if You Were Not Wearing a Seat Belt in Your Car Accident?

    What Happens if You Were Not Wearing a Seat Belt in Your Car Accident?
    In California, all motor vehicle drivers and passengers are required to wear a seat belt by law. Some people wonder if they get injured in a car accident where they were not at fault but they were not wearing their seat belt,…
  • Jul 17

    A Warrant Has Been Issued for My Arrest, What Does that Mean?

    A Warrant Has Been Issued for My Arrest, What Does that Mean?
    A warrant is simply a legal order issued by the court authorizing law enforcement officials to perform some specified act in order to further the administration of justice. Warrants are issued in the United States for a variety of…
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