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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

    Bernie Sanders Speaks: "No One is More Disappointed Than I Am"

    Bernie Sanders Speaks: "No One is More Disappointed Than I Am"
    Bernie comes through at the end: "Hillary Clinton will make an outstanding President and I am proud to stand with her tonight. Thank you very much." **** Original Post Entering to Simon and Garfunkle's "America,"…
  • Jul 25

    Monday Night at the DNC

    Monday Night at the DNC
    Update: Michelle Obama looks terrific, that blue is a great color for her and her dress really showcases her super-toned arms. "I trust Hillary to lead this country because I've seen her devotion to children, not just her own, who she…
  • Jul 25

    DNC Opens in Philadelphia

    DNC Opens in Philadelphia
    It's Day One of the DNC. Among the prominent speakers tonight are Michelle Obama,Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, will not open the convention…
Rank this Week: 2

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
Rank this Week: 2229

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 413

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    Two Events, Juxtaposed

    Two Events, Juxtaposed
    Today was revealing about the place of policing in this country.As Kent noted, it saw the naming of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake as the first featured office holder to speak at the Democratic National Convention.  Ms. Rawlings-Blake…
  • Jul 25

    "Space to Destroy" Mayor Opens Democratic National Convention

    "Space to Destroy" Mayor Opens Democratic National Convention
    Wow.  You can't make this stuff up.The DNC chair got the ax when hacked emails definitively proved what just about everyone paying attention pretty much knew -- that she was using the party apparatus to favor one primary candidate…
  • Jul 25

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Manson Follower Denied Parole:  California Gov. Jerry Brown denied parole last week for a former Charles Manson follower convicted in the murder of two grocers nearly five decades ago.  The LA Daily News reports that Leslie Van…
Rank this Week: 329

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 1871

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

    Grosso et al. on Conversation Analysis of Voir Dire

    Grosso et al. on Conversation Analysis of Voir Dire
    Catherine M. Grosso, Barbara O'Brien, Abijah Taylor and Richard E. Lucas (Michigan State University College of Law, Michigan State University - College of Law, Michigan State University - College of Law and Michigan State University) have…
  • Jul 25

    Ater et al. on Right to Counsel and Crime Rate

    Ater et al. on Right to Counsel and Crime Rate
    Itai Ater, Yehonatan Givati and Oren Rigbi (Tel Aviv University - The Leon Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) have posted The Economics…
  • Jul 25

    Stevenson on Pretrial Detention and Case Outcome

    Stevenson on Pretrial Detention and Case Outcome
    Megan Stevenson has posted Distortion of Justice: How the Inability to Pay Bail Affects Case Outcomes on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Instrumenting for detention status with the bail-setting propensities of rotating magistrates I find that…
Rank this Week: 81

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1418

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    OC Man Gets 7 Years for DUI with Injury

    OC Man Gets 7 Years for DUI with Injury
    In April of 2015, Leonardo Morales was driving his Chevy Tahoe and exiting the 55 freeway in Costa Mesa when he collided into a tree on the off-ramp. According to California Highway Patrol, two officers patrolling the area spotted the flames…
  • Jul 18

    California’s DUI Education Program

    California’s DUI Education Program
    When a person is convicted of a California DUI, they face a number of penalties one of which is to attend a court-approved DUI program. The most common of inquiries regarding the programs have to do with their duration. The length of the…
  • Jul 12

    Forced Catheterization in DUI Arrests Continue

    Forced Catheterization in DUI Arrests Continue
    So you’re driving home after a dinner…and you’re pulled over by the police. The officer asks you if you’ve been drinking, and when you reply that you have not, he asks you to step out of the car and gives you a field…
Rank this Week: 2371

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 2159

The D.U.I. Blog

The D.U.I. Blog

Covers criminal court cases including D.U.I., drug law, assaults and other issues. By Joel Heiligman.

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

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team
    Twins pitching coach Neil Allen has returned to the team, just under 2 months after a leave of absence due to a DWI arrest. “They could have very easily told me to take a hike. They could have thrown me to the curb, and they…
  • Jun 23

    SCOTUS Upholds Warrantless Breath Tests, Strikes Down Warrantless Blood Tests for MN

    SCOTUS Upholds Warrantless Breath Tests, Strikes Down Warrantless Blood Tests for MN
    The highest court in the land has made its voice heard on Minnesota’s warrantless BAC testing laws, upholding one section, while striking down the other. On Thursday, June 23rd, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that officials in the state…
  • May 5

    U.S. Supreme Court Examines If Warrantless BAC Testing Is Unconstitutional

    U.S. Supreme Court Examines If Warrantless BAC Testing Is Unconstitutional
    If you’re pulled over because you’re suspected of driving drunk, do you have a right to refuse an alcohol test? That very question was put before the U.S. Supreme Court on April 20th as the 8 justices weighed whether or not to…
Rank this Week: 2278

Joel Heiligman's DUI Blawg

Joel Heiligman's DUI Blawg

Covers issues related to DUI/DWI, and criminal defense in Minnesota and the surrounding Midwest.

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

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team
    Twins pitching coach Neil Allen has returned to the team, just under 2 months after a leave of absence due to a DWI arrest. “They could have very easily told me to take a hike. They could have thrown me to the curb, and they…
  • Jun 23

    SCOTUS Upholds Warrantless Breath Tests, Strikes Down Warrantless Blood Tests for MN

    SCOTUS Upholds Warrantless Breath Tests, Strikes Down Warrantless Blood Tests for MN
    The highest court in the land has made its voice heard on Minnesota’s warrantless BAC testing laws, upholding one section, while striking down the other. On Thursday, June 23rd, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that officials in the state…
  • May 5

    U.S. Supreme Court Examines If Warrantless BAC Testing Is Unconstitutional

    U.S. Supreme Court Examines If Warrantless BAC Testing Is Unconstitutional
    If you’re pulled over because you’re suspected of driving drunk, do you have a right to refuse an alcohol test? That very question was put before the U.S. Supreme Court on April 20th as the 8 justices weighed whether or not to…
Rank this Week: 2071

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

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

    How Police Look for Evidence: Pretextual Searche

    How Police Look for Evidence: Pretextual Searche
    For police to search you for evidence or arrest you for a crime, they need a search warrant or an arrest warrant. If they don't have a warrant, then their search or their seizure has to fall within a limited set of exceptions to the warrant…
  • Jul 19

    Photo Arrays and How Criminal Defense Attorneys Can Help

    Photo Arrays and How Criminal Defense Attorneys Can Help
    In our last blog post, we recounted how law enforcement could easily manipulate eyewitnesses to make them give damning testimony against you if you've been charged with a crime. One way that this can happen is through photo arrays – a…
  • Jul 18

    How Eyewitnesses Identifications Can Be Manipulated

    How Eyewitnesses Identifications Can Be Manipulated
    In a recent blog post, we asked one of the most important questions in criminal law today: How reliable are eyewitnesses? Unfortunately, the answer is “not very.” However, the lack of reliability in an eyewitness only begins to…
Rank this Week: 4568

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of Smith & White, PLLC.

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

    Court Says Washington Man’s ‘Nonsensical’ Trial Testimony Not Enough to Prove He Lacked Criminal Intent in Assault Case

    Court Says Washington Man’s ‘Nonsensical’ Trial Testimony Not Enough to Prove He Lacked Criminal Intent in Assault Case
    In a criminal trial, the accused person is innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Once a jury convicts, however, the standards change. After a guilty verdict, an appeals court is required to rule the evidence to be sufficient…
  • Jun 23

    Drinking and Driving – Why Some Take the Risk

    Drinking and Driving – Why Some Take the Risk
    If you smoke it is more than likely that you know it would be beneficial to not do so. You know about cancer, emphysema, heart problems, respiratory problems, and the list goes. The media has all but bombarded us with this information plus…
  • Jun 23

    Domestic Violence Charge in Washington – Plea Bargain Might Be Mistake

    Domestic Violence Charge in Washington – Plea Bargain Might Be Mistake
    One of the proclaimed hallmarks of the United States, including Washington’s, judicial system is the fact that everyone is innocent until they are proven guilty. This applies to all people. So this applies to any accused person no…
Rank this Week: 2153

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

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

    2016.026: Jury Selection Magic — Dallas in September

    2016.026: Jury Selection Magic — Dallas in September
    Come play with us in Dallas. Your mind will be blown, and I guarantee that you’ll come away a better lawyer. Register here. PDF of poster, if you like.
  • Jul 20

    2016.025: Carl David Ceder Learns The 12 Rules of The Blawgosphere

    2016.025: Carl David Ceder Learns The 12 Rules of The Blawgosphere
    I did not write the following post. Scott Greenfield wrote it and posted it to Simple Justice in 2013. Carl David Ceder has filed what appears to be a fraudulent DMCA takedown letter regarding it (because Scott used…
  • Jul 20

    2016.024: #AllPeopleLie

    2016.024: #AllPeopleLie
    From Popehat (h/t Scott Greenfield): It is currently fashionable for defense attorneys to say “clients lie” and “most clients are guilty.” I wouldn’t agree with either proposition. Everybody lies; I don’t…
Rank this Week: 128

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Jul 25

    Book Review: Igniting the America Revolution, 1773-1775

    Book Review: Igniting the America Revolution, 1773-1775
    Paul Revere’s famous ride[1] on April 18, 1775, roused the Minute Men and eventually by the evening of April 19th 3,716 enrolled militia would engage 1,934 British troops in the first military encounter of the American  Revolution.…
  • Jul 3

    Consider State Constitutions When the Supreme Court Fail

    Consider State Constitutions When the Supreme Court Fail
    The United States Supreme Court, in Utah v. Strieff , continued on its course of ominously undermining Fourth Amendment protections against unreasonable searches and seizures by limiting the application of the exclusionary…
  • May 13

    Tenth Amendment and Nursing Equals The Most Respected Profession

    Tenth Amendment and Nursing Equals The Most Respected Profession
    The United States Constitution has many 21st century impacts on our daily lives that are almost never thought about.  At a time of growing federal regulation of our lives, there remain areas of life where the 10th Amendment, reserving…
Rank this Week: 2793

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

Covers public criminal justice and defense. By Luftman, Heck & Associates LLP.

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

    Medical Marijuana Is Now Legal in Ohio

    Medical Marijuana Is Now Legal in Ohio
    Ohio took historic steps last month in approving a medical marijuana program. With the passing of House Bill 523, Ohioans gained the right to use certain types of marijuana for medical purposes. Ohio joins the District of Columbia and 24…
  • Jul 22

    Coshocton Man Avoids Second OVI Conviction

    Coshocton Man Avoids Second OVI Conviction
    In Coshocton, Ohio, the skilled Ohio OVI defense attorney Chase Mallory aided a young man after he was pulled over and charged with his second OVI offense in four years. Since the man refused to submit to a breath test, the man was…
  • Jul 18

    Handgun Purchases Made Easier by New Ohio Law

    Handgun Purchases Made Easier by New Ohio Law
    At Luftman, Heck & Associates, we’re familiar with Ohio’s concealed handgun licensing laws, and we have years of experience helping countless individuals who are facing handgun-related charges. If you’ve been charged…
Rank this Week: 2072

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Covers Utah criminal law and criminal defense. By Utah Defenders.

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

    Rule 403 Applicability and Unfair Prejudice

    Rule 403 Applicability and Unfair Prejudice
    Rule 403 Can Be Used to Omit Relevant Evidence The Utah Supreme Court recently addressed the applicability of Rule 403 of the Utah Ruels of Evidence in State v. Cuttler, 2015 UT 95. In that case, James Cuttler was charged with vaginally…
  • Jun 29

    Does Claim Preclusion Apply When a Prosecutor Is Not Involved?

    Does Claim Preclusion Apply When a Prosecutor Is Not Involved?
    Police Initiated Charges Without Prosecutorial Involvement Does Not Implicate Claim Preclusion In November of 2011, Ririe was pulled over on a police officer’s suspicion of drunk driving. The officer saw an open beer can in the car and…
  • Jun 22

    What is Consent in a Rape Case?

    What is Consent in a Rape Case?
    Analyzing Consent – State v. Barela, 2015 UT 22 This was an appeal from a conviction of Barela of first-degree rape at a Massage Envy studio. Barela challenged the sufficiency of the evidence to establish that the victim of the alleged…
Rank this Week: 4485

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
Rank this Week: 1878

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    The Gaming Control Board, Fraud and the Motion for Return of Property

    The Gaming Control Board, Fraud and the Motion for Return of Property
    This post examines an opinion from the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada:  U.S. v. Kane, 2016 WL 1411353 (2016).  The judge begins her opinion by explaining how, and why, the prosecution arose:On January 19, 2011, Kane…
  • Jul 22

    The "Internet Troll" and "Knowingly Offering to Purchase Official Ballots"

    The "Internet Troll" and "Knowingly Offering to Purchase Official Ballots"
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Oregon:  State v. Hirschman, 2016 WL 3675617 (2016).  The court begins by explaining that[a]cting as a self-described `Internet troll,’ defendant posted an…
  • Jul 20

    Instagram, the Order of Protection and Criminal Contempt

    Instagram, the Order of Protection and Criminal Contempt
    This post examines an opinion from the Criminal Court of the City of New York, New York County:  People v. Lemons, 30 N.Y.S.3d 527, 2016 N.Y. Slip Op. 26136 (2016). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatDefendant, charged with…
Rank this Week: 169

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

    Anonymous Tip App Helping Minneapolis Police Fight Crime

    Anonymous Tip App Helping Minneapolis Police Fight Crime
    These days it seems like there’s an app for everything, and the Minneapolis Police Department is getting in on the fun. The Minneapolis Police Department is making it easier for the public to report crimes anonymously through a handy…
  • Jul 21

    Avery Gets Reckless Driving Charges Tossed For Two Client

    Avery Gets Reckless Driving Charges Tossed For Two Client
    If you’ve been following the news, you may have heard about the alleged “exotic car” speeding case. According to police, a dozen drivers in exotic cars topped over 100 miles per hour while driving from the west metro to a…
  • Jul 20

    How To Get A Conceal Carry Permit in Minnesota

    How To Get A Conceal Carry Permit in Minnesota
    You are legally allowed to carry a firearm in the state of Minnesota assuming you follow all the necessary steps. Today, we explain the process for obtaining your conceal carry permit in Minnesota, and the expectations that go along with…
Rank this Week: 3416

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

    Anonymous Tip App Helping Minneapolis Police Fight Crime

    Anonymous Tip App Helping Minneapolis Police Fight Crime
    These days it seems like there’s an app for everything, and the Minneapolis Police Department is getting in on the fun. The Minneapolis Police Department is making it easier for the public to report crimes anonymously through a handy…
  • Jul 21

    Avery Gets Reckless Driving Charges Tossed For Two Client

    Avery Gets Reckless Driving Charges Tossed For Two Client
    If you’ve been following the news, you may have heard about the alleged “exotic car” speeding case. According to police, a dozen drivers in exotic cars topped over 100 miles per hour while driving from the west metro to a…
  • Jul 20

    How To Get A Conceal Carry Permit in Minnesota

    How To Get A Conceal Carry Permit in Minnesota
    You are legally allowed to carry a firearm in the state of Minnesota assuming you follow all the necessary steps. Today, we explain the process for obtaining your conceal carry permit in Minnesota, and the expectations that go along with…
Rank this Week: 871

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law issues from the point of view of a former state prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney. By Kyle Green.

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

    What is The Difference Between Theft, Robbery and Burglary?

    What is The Difference Between Theft, Robbery and Burglary?
    Do you know the difference between theft, robbery, and burglary?  Although they are often used interchangeably, because they all involve the unauthorized taking of someone’s personal property, they are all very different crimes. If…
  • Jul 21

    Does Arizona Allow Medical Marijuana Use?

    Does Arizona Allow Medical Marijuana Use?
    Yes, Arizona allows the use of medical marijuana under very specific circumstances. Don’t start thinking though that this means it’s no big deal, for most people it’s still a crime to use, grow or sell marijuana and Federal…
  • Jul 13

    Is Teen Sexting Illegal?

    Is Teen Sexting Illegal?
    Teenagers all have cameras in their pocket or purse at all times. It’s the one on their smart phones. This technology has given people the ability to take and instantly share photos on various social media sites like Facebook, Twitter…
Rank this Week: 3559

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Can I Be Arrested Without an Arrest Warrant?

    Can I Be Arrested Without an Arrest Warrant?
    (Image Credit: Wikimedia.org) Most of us are under the impression that we cannot be arrested unless the police have a warrant in hand. Unfortunately, this is not always the case, and your arrest could well hinge on the premise of probable…
  • Jul 22

    The importance of staying calm during in a road rage accident

    The importance of staying calm during in a road rage accident
    (Image Credit: Flickr.com) If you’ve been involved in an accident that was caused by an aggressive driver, it’s important to stay calm. Even though your natural instinct is to be angry because of the damage caused to your vehicle.…
  • Jul 20

    Will insurance cover a DUI auto incident? Key facts you should know

    Will insurance cover a DUI auto incident? Key facts you should know
    (Image Credit: Pixabay.com) If you, or a loved one, has been involved in a DUI auto accident it can void your insurance policy. Driving under the influence (DUI) is a criminal offense. In Mississippi, for your first offense you can be…
Rank this Week: 3112

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

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

    Top Ten: July 25, 2016

    Top Ten: July 25, 2016
    10.  John Henry Browns's new book, The Devil's Defender, Chicago Review Press (2016).  I've been waiting for this one for some time now.  Tore through it in a couple of days.  One of the best memoirs of a trial attorney…
  • Jul 25

    Morning Radio: Stevie Ray

    Morning Radio: Stevie Ray
    It's Monday.  Off to a wonderful week.  Energy and drive.There are Greats.And then there are Greats.Stevie Ray at Austin City Limits. A string breaks during an incredible solo.And Stevie keeps on keeping on.One for the ages.One for…
  • Jul 23

    Journal Article: Brilliant Idea

    Journal Article: Brilliant Idea
    A feature on tiny homes to help the homeless.Just finished a book today on the remaking of New Orleans after Katrina, and the new homes that were built there.This reminds me of that extraordinary…
Rank this Week: 1965

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 25

    But Is It Leprosy?

    But Is It Leprosy?
    Commenter: Seems to me she has leprosy. Does she have leprosy? Me: What makes you think she has leprosy? Commenter: I don’t know. That’s why I asked you. Don’t do this. I get it. You have no clue what you’re talking…
  • Jul 25

    Love Me Some Law, NYC Edition

    Love Me Some Law, NYC Edition
    Some people believe in legislative solutions.  Got a problem? Pass a law. That will fix it, because, you know, law. And when mean people like me make fun of their naiveté, they get very angry because they believe that if there is…
  • Jul 25

    The Dog Commanded Them To Rape

    The Dog Commanded Them To Rape
    David Berkowitz, better known as “Son of Sam,” killed because Harvey, his neighbor Sam’s dog, commanded him to do so.  He was, of course, a homicidal psycho. For people who are not, taking your marching orders from dogs…
Rank this Week: 49

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 2050

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

    FSC questions admissibility of unaccredited forensic

    FSC questions admissibility of unaccredited forensic
    Here are a couple of items related to forensic error that merit Grits readers' attention: Challenging admissibility of junk scienceThe Texas Forensic Science Commission's Lynn Garcia posed what to me sounds like a blockbuster question to the…
  • Jul 22

    Black Lives Matter well-positioned to win concessions on police, if ...

    Black Lives Matter well-positioned to win concessions on police, if ...
    Black Lives Matter is formally an organization and has a chapter here in Austin, but really #Blacklivesmatter is an amorphous, broad-based movement with decentralized leadership and an enormous opportunity to accomplish concrete goals to…
  • Jul 21

    Save lives by limiting police pursuit

    Save lives by limiting police pursuit
    In the wake of a terrible crash that killed a Patton Village police officer and an 11-year old boy, State Sen. John Whitmire called on police departments to make law-enforcement pursuit policies public. Reported the local paper: "A Chronicle…
Rank this Week: 159

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

Covers criminal and injury law. By Tenn And Tenn, P. A.

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

    Filming In The ER And Patient Privacy Right

    Filming In The ER And Patient Privacy Right
    A New York hospital is being fined for violating patient's HIPAA rights after allowing cameras in for an ABC show.
  • Jul 18

    Recalled Vehicle To Blame for Actor’s Death

    Recalled Vehicle To Blame for Actor’s Death
    Anton Yelchin died when his Jeep rolled backward and crushed him. The jeep was part of an April recall from Fiat Chrysler.
  • Jun 29

    Accidental Deaths Reach Record High

    Accidental Deaths Reach Record High
    Accidental deaths have reached a record high in the United States. New Hampshire personal injury attorneys discuss leading causes of accidental deaths.
Rank this Week: 1790

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/
Rank this Week: 662

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 25

    Podcast Update: Episode 2 Now Available

    Podcast Update: Episode 2 Now Available
    In a previous post, I announced the release of our new podcast, Beyond the Bench. The reaction to the first episode was positive, and I’m happy to say that the second episode is now available. It’s on our podcast website, in…
  • Jul 22

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Six police officers were shot on Sunday in Baton Rouge in yet another targeted attack on law enforcement officers.  Three of the officers died and the gunman later was killed in a shootout.  Early reports suggest that the shooter,…
  • Jul 21

    Traffic Laws Amended to Address Cyclist Safety and Shared Use of the Road

    Traffic Laws Amended to Address Cyclist Safety and Shared Use of the Road
    I wrote a post last January about proposed changes to the state’s traffic laws to address bicyclist safety and shared use of the roads by motorists and bicyclists.  I am still smarting from the on-line comments and emails I…
Rank this Week: 307

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

    Classing up the Agency

    Classing up the Agency
    Administrative Conference of the United States, Aggregate Agency Adjudication, Final Report (June 9, 2016) Administrative Conference of the United States, Administrative Conference Recommendation 2016-2, Aggregation of Similar Claims in…
  • Jul 22

    A Federalism Stake in the Heart of the Unitary Executive?

    A Federalism Stake in the Heart of the Unitary Executive?
    Leah M. Litman, Taking Care of Federal Law, 101 Va. L. Rev. 1289 (2015).Peter ShaneThe passing of Justice Antonin Scalia removes from the Supreme Court its most strident modern advocate of the “unitary executive”…
  • Jul 21

    Culture as Keystone

    Culture as Keystone
    Gwendolyn Gordon, Culture in Corporate Law or: A Black Corporation, a Christian Corporation, and a Māori Corporation Walk into a Bar ... , 39 Seattle U. L. Rev. 353 (2016).Marcia L. McCormickRecent Supreme Court decisions that embrace…
Rank this Week: 497

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: 45

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/
  • Jul 25

    When and How Do You Get in Trouble for Online Scams?

    When and How Do You Get in Trouble for Online Scams?
    Online buy and sell sites such as Craigslist are no strangers to scams and pranks. The internet is full of different forms of fraud designed to steal financial information or sensitive personal details. Around the globe, people…
  • Jul 18

    How to Get Emancipated in California

    How to Get Emancipated in California
    The decision to be legally emancipated requires a great deal of thought and consideration. Emancipation allows children to become adults before the age of 18, enabling them to make their own choices regarding medical care, work,…
  • Jul 11

    Breaking Down the New Gun Laws Jerry Brown Passed and Vetoed

    Breaking Down the New Gun Laws Jerry Brown Passed and Vetoed
    As of July 1, California Governor Jerry Brown has officially signed the bulk of a proposed gun control package into law. He signed six gun control bills and vetoed five others, causing a stir among both sides of the gun control…
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Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

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

    Injury Crash EB US12 at 33

    Injury Crash EB US12 at 33
    Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur Ave Suite A Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815 Please direct questions to the appropriate District Offices District 1 (208) 209-8620 Fax (208)…
  • Jul 24

    Crash blocks traffic for

    Crash blocks traffic for
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Jul 23

    Fatal crash EB I90 mp 41

    Fatal crash EB I90 mp 41
    Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur Ave Suite A Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815 Please direct questions to the appropriate District Offices District 1 (208) 209-8620 Fax (208)…
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Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

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

    IN COLD BLOOD

    IN COLD BLOOD
    Here's our take on the police shooting an unarmed black therapist who was lying on his back with his hands in the air:Trial and appellate courts often hold that people who the police claim consented to search had a right to refuse. We…
  • Jul 22

    A LITTLE FRIDAY THROWBACK

    A LITTLE FRIDAY THROWBACK
    A little Village people coming at ya...Site Feed
  • Jul 21

    ANCHORS AWEIGH

    ANCHORS AWEIGH
    Ahoy there matey!Who is this swabby? Why is he running for judge?Is it ethical to appear in active US Military uniform while running for judge? Should the official Navy Emblem be on his website?We're sorry and most of our readers are too…
Rank this Week: 330

New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James S. Friedman, LLC.

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1816

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

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

    Campaign to Bring Back Drink Specials to Massachusetts Underway

    Campaign to Bring Back Drink Specials to Massachusetts Underway
    After work, many people like to head to the bar on the way home to have a drink or two with friends.  While you can do this in Boston, or across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you aren’t going to find any drink specials or…
  • Jul 21

    Report: Boston Named as Having Worst Drivers in US – Many Drunk Driving Accident

    Report: Boston Named as Having Worst Drivers in US – Many Drunk Driving Accident
    Most people who live in an urban area such as Boston would probably say they live in the city with the worst drivers in America.  If you lived in Boston and gave that answer, you would be correct, according to a recent news feature from…
  • Jul 18

    Revere Police Increase Drunk Driving Enforcement

    Revere Police Increase Drunk Driving Enforcement
    Revere, Massachusetts, located a few miles from Boston on the other side of the Mystic River, has been undergoing a great deal of construction for a long time.  A community that prides itself on having the first public beach in the…
Rank this Week: 678

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Pokémon Go – Being Safe on the Roadways!

    Pokémon Go – Being Safe on the Roadways!
    It has been two weeks since Pokémon Go debuted and the popularity is continuing to soar. There are more and more groups of children and adults walking around neighborhoods just staring into their phones. What is Pokémon…
  • Jul 15

    The Pokémon Go Craze!! Drivers and Pedestrians at Risk!!

    The Pokémon Go Craze!! Drivers and Pedestrians at Risk!!
    Within the first week of its debut, Pokémon Go is sweeping the nation. You can see groups of children and adults walking around neighborhoods just staring into their phones. What is Pokémon Go? Pokémon Go is a virtual…
  • Jul 8

    The IRS and Individual Income Tax Deficiencie

    The IRS and Individual Income Tax Deficiencie
    After every April 15, individual income taxes are reviewed by the Internal Revenue Service. Around this time, some may get notices that they owe the IRS for penalties or that their exemptions were not taken into consideration. Should the IRS…
Rank this Week: 1791

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

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

    Army Sergeant Arrested in Broward for Underage Sex Crime

    Army Sergeant Arrested in Broward for Underage Sex Crime
    A U.S. Army sergeant is facing serious felony charges after the 26-year-old reportedly showed up at an agreed-upon location with lubricant, candy, condoms and cash for what he thought would be an encounter with two young girls, ages 12 and…
  • Jul 20

    Man’s 9th DUI Conviction Lands Him in Prison for Life

    Man’s 9th DUI Conviction Lands Him in Prison for Life
    Unless you seriously injure or kill someone while driving drunk, a DUI conviction probably isn’t going to result in a long-term prison sentence. However, defendants should be aware that the more convictions they rack up, the more likely…
  • Jul 16

    NYT: A $2 Roadside Drug Test is Sending Innocent People to Jail

    NYT: A $2 Roadside Drug Test is Sending Innocent People to Jail
    It is common in traffic stops where officers suspect the presence of drugs to search the driver and request a search of the vehicle. If an officer finds a substance he or she suspects to be an illicit drug, they rely on a roadside drug test…
Rank this Week: 4409

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

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

    Plea Negotiations are Common in Clark County When Charged with a Criminal Offense

    Plea Negotiations are Common in Clark County When Charged with a Criminal Offense
    Plea negotiations are the most common solution to criminal charges committed in Las Vegas. A plea negotiation can be referred to as “working out a deal” or “pleading to lesser charges,” and the legal definition is not…
  • Jul 21

    TV Crime Shows use the Miranda Rights with Every Arrest, but is that Real Life?

    TV Crime Shows use the Miranda Rights with Every Arrest, but is that Real Life?
    Everybody has watched enough TV crime shows to have heard that “reading your rights” should happen at every arrest, and if the police officer didn’t “read the one arrested their rights,” the case would be thrown…
  • Jul 18

    Las Vegas Designs Mental Health Court to Reduce Prison Costs and Recidivism Rate

    Las Vegas Designs Mental Health Court to Reduce Prison Costs and Recidivism Rate
    The Clark County court system has made a giant step forward in proclaiming justice for defendants with mental conditions ranging from schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder to bipolar and major depression. Many of the people with these…
Rank this Week: 1054

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Jul 24

    Europäischer Datenschutzbeauftragter veröffentlicht Leitfaden für EU-Organe und Einrichtungen zum Umgang mit Whistleblowern

    Europäischer Datenschutzbeauftragter veröffentlicht Leitfaden für EU-Organe und Einrichtungen zum Umgang mit Whistleblowern
    Der Europäische Datenschutzbeauftragte (EDSB) veröffentlichte am 18. Juli 2016 einen Leitfaden mit Verfahrensregeln zum Umgang mit externen sowie internen Whistleblowern („Guidelines on processing personal information within a…
  • Jul 23

    Tax Freedom Days 2015

    Tax Freedom Days 2015
    Die Eidgenössische Steuerverwaltung (ESTV) hat am 13. Juli 2016 die sog. Tax Freedom Days für die Einkommenssteuern von Bund, Kanton und Gemeinde für das Jahr 2015 publiziert. Die Tax Freedom Days zeigen auf, wie lange jemand…
  • Jul 13

    EU-U.S. Privacy Shield ab 1. August 2016 anwendbar

    EU-U.S. Privacy Shield ab 1. August 2016 anwendbar
    Am 12. Juli 2016 hat die EU-Kommission die EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Regelung (Adäquanzerklärung/Angemessenheitsbeschluss) in Kraft gesetzt. Ab 1. August 2016 wird die Bekanntgabe personenbezogener Daten zwischen den USA und der EU auf…
Rank this Week: 2637

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/
Rank this Week: 3248

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jul 23

    Lawyer Jailed for Refusing to Remove “Black Lives Matter” Pin

    Lawyer Jailed for Refusing to Remove “Black Lives Matter” Pin
    Ohio lawyer, Andrea Burton, was handcuffed and led out of a courtroom by an attending sheriff when she refused to comply with Judge Robert Milich’s  multiple requests that she remove her Black Lives Matter pin.  After her…
  • Jul 9

    Assassination of Dallas Police Inevitable in Light of Ferguson

    Assassination of Dallas Police Inevitable in Light of Ferguson
    The assassination of five Dallas police officers was entirely predictable when the false narrative of “hands up don’t shoot” became the mantra for black riots in Ferguson, Missouri and a battle cry against law enforcement.…
  • Jun 30

    The World’s Richest Lawyers: Part 1

    The World’s Richest Lawyers: Part 1
      If you think all lawyers are rich, you’d be wrong. Money Inc. reports that the average salary for lawyers in the United States is $133,000 per year. The average for Canadian lawyers is less than that. But there are a group of…
Rank this Week: 828

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 23

    Was the Dallas Shooting An Act of Domestic Terrorism?

    Was the Dallas Shooting An Act of Domestic Terrorism?
    CNN’s national security analyst Peter Bergen understands the concept of terrorism, both from an international and domestic level. Author of “United States of Jihad: Investigating America’s Homegrown Terrorism,”…
  • Jul 21

    U.S. Attorney’s “Blue Book” Off Limits to Criminal Defense Lawyer

    U.S. Attorney’s “Blue Book” Off Limits to Criminal Defense Lawyer
    Rules 16 and 26.2 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, the Jencks Act (18 U.S.C. §3500), Brady v. Maryland, and Giglio v. United States impose upon all federal prosecutors an obligation to disclose exculpatory and impeachment…
  • Jul 19

    ‘Dance Moms’ Star Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering

    ‘Dance Moms’ Star Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering
      Fame can bring unexpected consequences. American dance instructor Abby Lee Miller is famous for expressing high expectations and use harsh words for her young dance students. The reality TV star, Dance Moms, is now facing harsh prison…
Rank this Week: 201

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

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

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    MN Court’s decision further defines prior DWI conviction

    MN Court’s decision further defines prior DWI conviction
    In Minnesota, you face lengthy jail time, license loss, and fines for driving while impaired. These potential penalties become more severe if you have a bad driving history. Minnesota law allows a judge to sentence a person who was convicted…
  • Jul 10

    Rights to a DWI Independent Chemical Test in MN

    Rights to a DWI Independent Chemical Test in MN
    What Are Your Rights To An Independent Chemical Test in Minnesota? Persons arrested with driving while impaired (DWI) in Minnesota have the right to submit to a chemical test administered by the government. They also have the right to…
  • Jun 24

    Supreme Court issues its ruling in Bernard v. Minnesota

    Supreme Court issues its ruling in Bernard v. Minnesota
    The Impact of Birchfield v North Dakota (Bernard)  There has been a lot of uncertainty regarding Minnesota’s DWI laws since the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) granted review of three DWI cases in December of 2015. The…
Rank this Week: 1065