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Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    FELONY GUN CHARGE DISMISSED

    FELONY GUN CHARGE DISMISSED
    KW, is the 42 year old owner of a medical care corporation. His company is a multi million dollar company. Because he is heavily involved with medicare and medicaid patients both Federal Law and State Law prohibit him from having an…
  • Dec 4

    HIT & RUN: DISMISSED PRIOR TO ARRAIGNMENT

    HIT & RUN: DISMISSED PRIOR TO ARRAIGNMENT
    EN, the 36 year old owner of a manufacturing company and a North Andover Resident, received a citation in the mail for leaving the scene of a property damage accident in the O’Neill Tunnel in Boston. EN’s company owns about ten…
  • Nov 4

    Leaving The Scene Trial – Not Guilty

    Leaving The Scene Trial – Not Guilty
    On St. Patrick’s Day of 2016 QN, a 20 year old laborer from Melrose, went into Cambridge with a friend to celebrate. The friend picked QN up at QN’s house and drove to the T station at Oak Grove in Melrose. The two men took the T…
Rank this Week: 770

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Dec 4

    It All Seemed So Good: Toronto Neurosurgeon Arrested for Murder of Wife

    It All Seemed So Good: Toronto Neurosurgeon Arrested for Murder of Wife
    Mohammed Shamji had it all:  a beautiful wife, who was herself a family doctor, three lovely children, and a PhD from Duke University in biomedical engineering, which paved the way for his reputation as a world-renowned neurosurgeon. But…
  • Dec 3

    Court Orders Maintenance Enforcement Program to Pay Dad for Abusive Collection Effort

    Court Orders Maintenance Enforcement Program to Pay Dad for Abusive Collection Effort
    Some of the worst complaints about the  British Columbia family law justice system arise from litigants dealing with the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program  (“FMEP”), called the Family Responsibility Office in…
  • Nov 18

    Why Would You Hire a Lawyer if You Don’t Want to Take Their Advice?

    Why Would You Hire a Lawyer if You Don’t Want to Take Their Advice?
    I could never understand why someone would hire a high-priced, hotshot lawyer but refuse to take their advice.  It happens more frequently than you might realize, sometimes the result of an uneducated neighbour or friend, who after going…
Rank this Week: 870

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 4

    NFL WEEK 13

    NFL WEEK 13
    SURVIVOR POOLDown goes De La O- an ill-timed pick of the Big Easy Saints  sent the respected jurist and rumoured favourite down in week 13. But well played Judge De La O. Well played indeed. Luvey and Lew marched on with a Packers…
  • Dec 1

    SO, YOU WANT TO BE A JUDGE - Florida Supreme Court - 3rd DCA - Circuit Court .....

    SO, YOU WANT TO BE A JUDGE - Florida Supreme Court - 3rd DCA - Circuit Court .....
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:SO, YOU WANT TO BE A FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JUSTICE .....?As a result of the retirement of Justice James Perry, who has announced his retirement effective December 30, 2016, the Florida Supreme Court’s JNC interviewed…
  • Nov 30

    THIRD CLIPS GLICK WITHOUT REMORSE

    THIRD CLIPS GLICK WITHOUT REMORSE
    Prosecutors cannot argue lack of remorse of  at sentencing because Judges are specifically prohibited from considering lack of remorse when passing sentence.Knowing this, the prosecution in Lawton v. State, 3D15-1520 improperly argued…
Rank this Week: 202

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 241

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: 551

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer…

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer Blog

By IMG Legal Group.

http://www.imglegalgroup.com/#!blog/cxyn
  • Dec 4

    NJ Lawyers In Ocean County Dedicated to Addressing Your Legal Need

    NJ Lawyers In Ocean County Dedicated to Addressing Your Legal Need
    Need an Ocean County Lawyer?When your future hangs in the balance, you simply cannot settle for anything less than your best effort.The penalties that you face can branch out to affect every corner of your life. By working with an attorney…
  • Nov 29

    Monmouth County DWI, DUI Refusal and Traffic Violation

    Monmouth County DWI, DUI Refusal and Traffic Violation
    When the stakes are this high, you need an experienced, aggressive Monmouth County, NJ DUI attorney at your side.If you have been issued a ticket for DWI, DUI or Refusal in Monmouth County, Ocean County or anywhere in the State of New Jersey…
  • Nov 17

    Criminal Defense Attorney Free Consultation Lawyer In NJ

    Criminal Defense Attorney Free Consultation Lawyer In NJ
    IMG Legal Group represents those who have been accused of a wide range of offenses and municipal offenses.Criminal defense attorney Ian Goldman defends against drug charges, weapons charges, DWI, sex crimes, assault, and theft in Monmouth and…
Rank this Week: 1369

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
  • Dec 4

    NBC News: Police Body Cams Spark Concerns About Privacy, Mass Surveillance

    NBC News: Police Body Cams Spark Concerns About Privacy, Mass Surveillance
    NBC News: Police Body Cams Spark Concerns About Privacy, Mass Surveillance by Catherine Chapman: Body-worn cameras are increasingly being adopted by law enforcement across the country, offering a potential antidote to police brutality but…
  • Dec 4

    MN clarifies the appellate standard of review of RS and PC; here there was RS for continued detention for dog sniff

    MN clarifies the appellate standard of review of RS and PC; here there was RS for continued detention for dog sniff
    There is no deference to the trial court’s findings of probable cause and reasonable suspicion. They are ultimate questions which can be appealed. Here, the officers had reasonable suspicion to continue defendant’s detention for a…
  • Dec 4

    CA11: Prior drug sale from house was nexus for SW of house

    CA11: Prior drug sale from house was nexus for SW of house
    Nexus was shown for the search of defendant’s house by the prior drug transactions that occurred inside the house. This was a seven year long conspiracy. United States v. Woodard, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 21382 (11th Cir. Nov. 30, 2016).…
Rank this Week: 1621

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/
  • Dec 4

    Municipal court revenue stayed high though traffic tickets, warrants, plummeted

    Municipal court revenue stayed high though traffic tickets, warrants, plummeted
    Grits has remarked in the past that the number of traffic tickets given by Texas law enforcement has precipitously dropped in recent years. Nobody knows for sure the reasons for these reductions in tickets and warrants, though the Austin…
  • Dec 4

    Letting judges waive fines up front for indigent defendants makes sense

    Letting judges waive fines up front for indigent defendants makes sense
    Grits was happy to see Rep. James White's HB 50, making a simple but needed change in Texas statutes surrounding indigency and payment of fines. Looking at the bill language, The East Texas Republican would allow JPs and municipal court…
  • Dec 4

    First Waco biker case headed to trial in January

    First Waco biker case headed to trial in January
    The absurdist mockery of justice going on surrounding the Twin Peaks biker cases - in which  154 bikers were indicted on first-degree felony charges for conspiracy after nine were killed in a shootout  - continues unabated, below…
Rank this Week: 130

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/
  • Dec 4

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 313 Righting Security: A Contextual and Critical Analysis and Response to Canada's 2016 National Security Green Paper Craig Forcese and Kent Roach University of Ottawa -…
  • Dec 3

    Yesterday's criminal law/procedure cert grant

    Yesterday's criminal law/procedure cert grant
    Issue summary is from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: County of Los Angeles v. Mendez: (1) Whether the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit's “provocation” rule should be barred as it conflicts with Graham v. Connor…
  • Dec 3

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 3,414 Do White Police Officers Unfairly Target Black Suspects? John R. Lott and Carlisle E. Moody Crime Prevention Research Center and College of William and Mary -…
Rank this Week: 120

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2189

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/
  • Dec 4

    Esther Vargas, Perú 21 y la homosexualidad

    Esther Vargas, Perú 21 y la homosexualidad
    Nuevamente debo opinar, no voy a aceptar que pretendan vende cebo de culebra en este tema de la "ideología de género", esta vez la señora Esther Vargas columnista de Perú 21 de grupo El Comercio que con enorme…
  • Dec 3

    Con mis nietos igualdad

    Con mis nietos igualdad
    Mientras personas bien pagadas usen la tribuna de medios con éxito relativo en la información para hablar de la homosexualidad y recortar para sus intereses -muy oscuros en mi concepto- la igualdad entre mujercitas y varones,…
  • Dec 3

    Si no hay justicia, pudiera ser que se pueda

    Si no hay justicia, pudiera ser que se pueda
    Generalmente pierdo el sueño muy de madrugada y hoy 03 de diciembre de 2016 no ha sido la excepción, son horas en que la ciudad descansa, no soy un gran lector, bastante tengo con la lectura profesional, suelo entonces…
Rank this Week: 3309

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 2757

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 424

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Dec 4

    Dallas Federal Criminal Lawyers Says – Hacking Potentially Costly for Retailers This Holiday Shopping Season

    Dallas Federal Criminal Lawyers Says – Hacking Potentially Costly for Retailers This Holiday Shopping Season
    Cyber security experts say everyone should be cautious about providing information to online sites As the 2016 holiday shopping season gets underway, cybersecurity firms warn that hackers could cost retailers big and small millions of…
  • Dec 1

    More Cities Criminalizing Homelessness Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer

    More Cities Criminalizing Homelessness Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer
    Advocates say that sleeping is a human necessity and that cities that wish to make sleeping in public illegal have a moral and legal obligation to provide adequate and affordable housing Homelessness is a major problem in some cities across…
  • Nov 28

    San Antonio 4 Exonerated of Sexual Assaults of Girl

    San Antonio 4 Exonerated of Sexual Assaults of Girl
    Sexual assaults on children are understandably abhorrent to society and juries and taint a defendant’s reputation for years afterwards. However, there are many factors that can lead young witnesses to make false statements. Children are…
Rank this Week: 2526

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Dec 4

    Federal criminal defense during Jeff Sessions’ time as attorney general

    Federal criminal defense during Jeff Sessions’ time as attorney general
    Criminal defendants and everyone else are not in for a pretty time during Donald Trump's presidency. Trump is no friend of the Bill of Rights and civil liberties and is likely to nominate plenty of candidates for the Supreme Court and lower…
  • Dec 3

    Our website’s phase 2 update is complete

    Our website’s phase 2 update is complete
    Thanks to my webdesigner Rosalina Hansen for bringing my 2015 website overhaul to the next level. New features added to our website include the magnifying glass search icon, a first page slide show, which I will be updating; a page…
  • Dec 2

    Being a prosecutor does not automatically mean credibility and reliability

    Being a prosecutor does not automatically mean credibility and reliability
    Being a prosecutor or police officers does not automatically mean that person is credible nor reliable. Judges, jurors, and everyone else must remember that. Criminal defendants' lives and liberty too often unjustly are crushed by an…
Rank this Week: 221

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Dec 4

    Newton’s Third Law Of Outrage

    Newton’s Third Law Of Outrage
    It’s not entirely clear what Susan Clemons Thompson, assistant director of residence life at Ohio State, had in mind when she took to Facebook to threaten to “unfriend” anyone who failed to share her view. Nor is it…
  • Dec 4

    Rape By Emotional Manipulation

    Rape By Emotional Manipulation
    “Mind if I take a look?”  It’s Consent 101 for a cop, the seemingly innocuous question backed up by the implicit, or explicit, “you wouldn’t mind if you have nothing to hide.” We even have a name for…
  • Dec 3

    The Incredible, Edible ACLU Chimes In

    The Incredible, Edible ACLU Chimes In
    In the “early days*” of body cams, there were mostly voices proclaiming how they would be the magic bullet that changes everything. After all, seeing is believing, and we would now be able to see what really happened rather than…
Rank this Week: 96

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/
  • Dec 3

    Final Update:Crash SH-25, East of Jerome

    Final Update:Crash SH-25, East of Jerome
    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…
  • Dec 3

    Update:Crash SH-25, East of Jerome

    Update:Crash SH-25, East of Jerome
    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…
  • Dec 3

    Crash SH-25, East of Jerome

    Crash SH-25, East of Jerome
    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: 163

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Dec 3

    Philippine President: Trump Supports Policy of Slaughtering Drug Users and Dealer

    Philippine President: Trump Supports Policy of Slaughtering Drug Users and Dealer
    The Philippines has endorsed the slaughter of more than 5,000 suspected drug users and traffickers by police and vigilantes in the past five months. Philippine President Rodolfo Duterte encourages police and others (vigilantes) to…
  • Dec 2

    Cashing In on Pablo Escobar's Death

    Cashing In on Pablo Escobar's Death
    It was 23 years ago today that Pablo Escobar was assassinated on a rooftop in Medellin, Colombia. Ex-DEA agents Steve Murphy and Javier Pena, who served as consultants to the series Narcos, are still cashing in, now embarking on a world…
  • Dec 2

    New Europol Report on ISIS Warns of More Attacks in Europe

    New Europol Report on ISIS Warns of More Attacks in Europe
    Europol's counter-terrorism unit ECTC has released a new report on the changing tactics of ISIS. The report is called Changes in Modus Operandi of IS revisited and is available here. Among the key findings: [More...] In addition to…
Rank this Week: 2

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/
  • Dec 3

    Fort Lauderdale Burglary Suspect Catches One Break After Another

    Fort Lauderdale Burglary Suspect Catches One Break After Another
    Last year, a Pompano Beach man was convicted of a slew of burglary and robbery charges. He faced up to 60 years in prison. The judge deferred his sentence in lieu of probation. But then, he was stopped for driving without a license. He…
  • Nov 30

    Algorithms Replacing DNA Testing in Some Criminal Case

    Algorithms Replacing DNA Testing in Some Criminal Case
    Concerns about due process violation have been raised with the increasing use of a form of technology that conducts “probabilistic genotyping” as opposed to the regular DNA testing that has long been used as evidence in criminal…
  • Nov 23

    Report: Years of Delays on Thousands of Possible Wrongful Conviction

    Report: Years of Delays on Thousands of Possible Wrongful Conviction
    Thousands of individuals convicted on potentially tainted scientific evidence have been waiting years for the chance to clear their name, ProPublica recently reported.  Four years ago, a long-time chemist working at a state drug…
Rank this Week: 4464

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/
  • Dec 3

    Better Angels My A

    Better Angels My A
    Lincoln, at his first inaugural, spoke of healing of the nation's wounds.We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory,…
  • Nov 28

    This Won't End Well

    This Won't End Well
    It is too often true in the trenches of criminal defense that if our clients were good at making decisions they wouldn't be our clients.Case in point:  Dylan Roof.  Charged with killing 9 African Americans at the Emanuel…
  • Nov 28

    There's No Business Like Justice Busine

    There's No Business Like Justice Busine
    He's competent.  That is, and per the statutory language, he is able "to understand the nature and consequences of the proceedings against him [and] to assist properly in his defense."So says the judge.  The guy was evaluated and…
Rank this Week: 880

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Dec 3

    Cell Phones, The Fourth Amendment, and the Fifth Amendment

    Cell Phones, The Fourth Amendment, and the Fifth Amendment
    Yesterday, I spoke at a continuing legal education conference for the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. The topic was searches of cell phones incident to arrest.  I also discussed the  Application of the fifth…
  • Nov 14

    The Myth of Expertise

    The Myth of Expertise
    We just ended a bad week for experts. I was in Athens, Georgia, last week for a football game between Georgia and Auburn. Auburn was a 10.5 point favorite to win. It turns out that they did not even score 10 points, losing 13-7. Earlier…
  • Nov 11

    Final Thoughts on JQC Amendment 3

    Final Thoughts on JQC Amendment 3
    I am not surprised that Amendment 3 passed. It was a bad idea with an unsavory political history. I did not personally know any lawyers who were in love with it. And my non-lawyer friends who asked me about it seemed persuaded that it was a…
Rank this Week: 703

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
  • Dec 3

    New Sheriff in Town Declares Bail System Unconstitutional

    New Sheriff in Town Declares Bail System Unconstitutional
    This past September the Texas Fair Defense Project, the law firm of Susan Godfrey (Houston), and the Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group, Equal Justice Under Law, filed a class action civil rights lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in…
  • Dec 3

    Racism and Human Indifference Leads to Unnecessary Jail Death

    Racism and Human Indifference Leads to Unnecessary Jail Death
    Sandra Bland was arrested for a minor traffic violation by a Texas state trooper in Waller County in July 2015. She was placed in the county jail. Three days later she was found hanging in her jail cell. This past… The post Racism and…
  • Nov 28

    Trump’s Fraud Allegations Don’t Stop at Trump U

    Trump’s Fraud Allegations Don’t Stop at Trump U
    Had our country elected Hillary Clinton, it would have made history. She would have been the first female president ever in the United States.   However, by electing Donald Trump, the country faced another moment in history: the first…
Rank this Week: 1030

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    The Made-for-TV Legal Battle over Sofia Vergara’s Fertilized Embryo

    The Made-for-TV Legal Battle over Sofia Vergara’s Fertilized Embryo
    While I’ve never litigated a Connecticut child custody case (I leave that to the top Westport & Greenwich Connecticut divorce lawyers), every once in a while a national family law case catches my eye…like the current court…
  • Nov 26

    When Police Need to be Policed: the East Hartford Police Cover-up Case

    When Police Need to be Policed: the East Hartford Police Cover-up Case
    Problems in our criminal justice system are becoming a hot conversation topic, especially in light of shows like “Making a Murderer.” For most people, the idea of police planting evidence only happens in TV crime shows. Not so…
  • Nov 19

    Victim of a Connecticut DUI / DWI Car Accident? Know Your Rights!

    Victim of a Connecticut DUI / DWI Car Accident? Know Your Rights!
    If you or your family member have been the victim of a DWI / DUI / drunk driving arrest in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien or anywhere in Connecticut, then you know how stressful it is to have to deal with chasing down insurance companies,…
Rank this Week: 1151

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Dec 3

    Exercise Your Right to Remain Silent

    Exercise Your Right to Remain Silent
    Time and again, in movies and on television shows, you see characters being told they have the right to remain silent. The reality is this represents one of the most important rights you possess if you have been arrested for a crime in Las…
  • Nov 30

    The Importance of a Criminal Defense Attorney

    The Importance of a Criminal Defense Attorney
    There are few things in life more frightening than being charged with a crime. A felony conviction can at the least result in a hefty fine and years behind bars. Even a misdemeanor conviction can result in a loss of freedom, the depletion of…
  • Nov 28

    Solid Criminal Defense

    Solid Criminal Defense
    Police often act as though they are entitled to a conviction following an arrest, but the truth is that many times police officers conduct arrests that are clearly in violation of constitutional rights for suspects who arrested on borderline…
Rank this Week: 3683

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
Rank this Week: 16

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Girl, 13, Allegedly Caught With Loaded Gun At School

    Girl, 13, Allegedly Caught With Loaded Gun At School
    A 13-year-old girl has been arrested after police claim she brought a loaded gun to school in Miami Gardens. Miami-Dade Schools spokeswoman told local media that the girl brandished the gun at two classmates Wednesday morning before classes…
  • Nov 9

    ATF Agents Arrest Dozens On Drug & Gun Charges In Broward County

    ATF Agents Arrest Dozens On Drug & Gun Charges In Broward County
    Federal agents arrested about 30 suspects in Broward County and charged them with gun- and drug-trafficking offenses on Wednesday after a two-year undercover investigation targeting gang violence. Twenty-five of the indicted defendants are…
  • Oct 17

    Road Rage Fight in Fort Lauderdale Results In Death

    Road Rage Fight in Fort Lauderdale Results In Death
    A road rage confrontation with a firefighter resulted in the death of a man in South Florida. Police in Coral Springs reported that a man was found unconscious on a roadway Thursday. A firefighter claims that he was driving home from work…
Rank this Week: 2094

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    Morning Radio: Dirty

    Morning Radio: Dirty
    Weekend.Motions all weekend long.To suppress, to dismiss, to continue.To compel, to discover, to vacate.Balance was not part of the bargain.It's trading through the mud on each and every file.With your boots on.Through the slush.Each step…
  • Dec 2

    Morning Radio: Stormy

    Morning Radio: Stormy
    Friday.On point.Deep breathing.Concentrating.Chimes outside singing their own song.Then wind.Then rain.Then another layer of wind.Sheets of rain now.They come together in unison.All forces of nature growling at you outside your…
  • Dec 1

    Morning Radio: Windy

    Morning Radio: Windy
    Thursday.On point.The horizon is moving.Always.Lighted by different colors.Different hues.Effervescent.Ever present.There is a light gush.And then a gale.And then calm.The wind stands back momentarily and watches and waits.Gathering itself…
Rank this Week: 950

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Public Indecency in Chicago: Maintaining Standards of Behavior

    Public Indecency in Chicago: Maintaining Standards of Behavior
    Even as the USA becomes more and more liberal when it comes to human sexuality, there are certain boundaries that are not to be crossed, such as outraging public decency as defined in the Chicago law. Indecent exposure is the nightmare…
  • Nov 30

    Obstruction of Justice in Chicago: Letting the Law Take its Course

    Obstruction of Justice in Chicago: Letting the Law Take its Course
    The mantra to let the law take its course seems like a platitude when faced with a serious criminal investigation. Each party will have their own interests and will fight to protect them. For example the prosecutor will want the defendant to…
  • Nov 25

    Deferred Prosecution in Chicago: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

    Deferred Prosecution in Chicago: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied
    Prosecutorial discretion in Chicago has always been a controversial issue particularly if the public feels that there is an element of unfair selection and victimization. One of the leading practitioners of the deferred prosecution program is…
Rank this Week: 1048

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/
  • Dec 2

    The Media Needs To Wake The Fuck Up

    The Media Needs To Wake The Fuck Up
    Now is the time to counter lies with facts, repeatedly and unflaggingly, while also proclaiming the greatest truths:  of our equal humanity, of decency, of compassion.  Every precious ideal must be reiterated, every obvious argument…
  • Nov 30

    Needed: The Audacity Of A Lame Duck

    Needed: The Audacity Of A Lame Duck
    Barack Obama seems to view his role in the last weeks of his presidency as that of enabler-in-chief -- to ensure the transition to the new administration will be as smooth and as peaceful as possible.  He deeply…
  • Nov 17

    How To Respond To The End Of Normalcy

    How To Respond To The End Of Normalcy
    Never more in my lifetime have we needed strong, aggressive, innovative, strategic leadership from the Democratic Party and the progressive movement that fuels it. Donald Trump will be no ordinary President. Rather than helping him protect…
Rank this Week: 156

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    PROPOSITION 57 GIVES EARLY PAROLE TO CERTAIN NON-VIOLENT OFFENDERS

    PROPOSITION 57 GIVES EARLY PAROLE TO CERTAIN NON-VIOLENT OFFENDERS
    On November 8, 2016, California voters passed Proposition 57, The Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 201, by an overwhelming majority of 64%. This proposition contained two key provisions: 1) It makes certain non-violent felons eligible…
  • Dec 2

    PROP 57 ENDS “DIRECT FILE” IN JUVENILE CRIMINAL CASES

    PROP 57 ENDS “DIRECT FILE” IN JUVENILE CRIMINAL CASES
    Until the passage of Proposition 57 on November 8th, minors over the age of 14 charged with a criminal offense would often find themselves directly charged in adult court rather than juvenile court. The two courts are very distinct because…
  • Nov 18

    Prop 64 and Prior Marijuana Convictions in California

    Prop 64 and Prior Marijuana Convictions in California
    PETITION UNDER PROPOSITION 64 TO DISMISS AND SEAL OR TO REDUCE A PRIOR MARIJUANA CONVICTION By a hefty margin of 56%, Prop 64 was passed in California on November 8. It is now legal for Californians over the age of 21 to possess, transport,…
Rank this Week: 1152

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    DUI Fatalities And The Consequences In California

    DUI Fatalities And The Consequences In California
    THERE’S A KILLER ON THE ROAD Here’s an unfortunate statistic you don’t want to brag about: California has the top four of the top ten U.S. metropolitan areas with the highest DUI fatality rate per capita. Those areas: #1 San…
  • Dec 2

    What Are The Immigration Consequences Of A DUI

    What Are The Immigration Consequences Of A DUI
    IMMIGRATION CONSEQUENCES OF A DUI Soon-to-be president Trump has stated that he intends to enforce deportation of certain immigrants. Might a DUI threaten the immigration status or residency of an immigrant in this country? The answer is yes.…
  • Nov 18

    How Will Prop 64 Impact DUI’s In California?

    How Will Prop 64 Impact DUI’s In California?
    DOES THE PASSAGE OF PROP 64 MEAN MORE HIGH DRIVERS ON THE ROAD? Now that Prop 64 has passed, will we see more drivers under the influence on California roads? Maybe. But as I discussed in previous posts, unlike alcohol, there is no definitive…
Rank this Week: 443

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Dec 2

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Police Officers Shot in Arizona & Washington:  Veteran Tacoma, Washington police officer Reginald "Jake" Gutierrez was shot and killed Wednesday as he responded to a domestic violence call.  CBS News reports that when Gutierrez…
  • Dec 2

    Avoid Mandatory Minimums, This Is What You Get

    Avoid Mandatory Minimums, This Is What You Get
    The Washington Post published a story today that should bring shame to the cheerleaders for "leniency" for "young offenders" in order to give them a "second chance."  I've been asking for years, "A second chance to do what?" The Post,...
  • Dec 1

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Congressman Appointed CA Attorney General:  In a surprise announcement today, California Governor Jerry Brown appointed Congressman Xavier Becerra to replace Senator-Elect Kamala Harris as the state Attorney General.  Sara Wire and…
Rank this Week: 124

Wright & Weiner Blog

Wright & Weiner Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.nevadacriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Dec 2

    What Is Justifiable Homicide?

    What Is Justifiable Homicide?
    Are you being charged with murder? It may have been justifiable homicide (NRS 200.120). Read on to get a good understanding of what that means. In the eyes of many, the commission of homicide for any reason is an unforgivable act. These…
  • Nov 25

    Can I file a Personal Injury Lawsuit on Behalf of a Deceased Family Member?

    Can I file a Personal Injury Lawsuit on Behalf of a Deceased Family Member?
    When a person has died through the fault or negligence of someone or something else, do members of his or her immediate family have any legal recourse? In most cases, the answer is yes. Every state in the union gives surviving family members…
  • Nov 21

    Can I Sue the Government for a Personal Injury?

    Can I Sue the Government for a Personal Injury?
    If you suffer a personal injury from a fall down the stairs or take a header on run-down private property, you know what your legal options are. What happens, though, when your accident occurs on or around a county-owned building or results…
Rank this Week: 3835

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1128

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 2

    Driving with a Suspended License, the Pill Bottle and the Facebook Profile

    Driving with a Suspended License, the Pill Bottle and the Facebook Profile
    This post examines an opinion from the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas: U.S. v. Cooks, 2016 WL 6948065 (2016). The District Court Judge begins by explaining thatDefendant Gary Cooks was pulled over for driving with a suspended…
  • Nov 30

    Armed Robbery, the Text Message and the Cell Phone

    Armed Robbery, the Text Message and the Cell Phone
    This post examines an opinion from the Court of Appeals of Ohio – Fifth District:  State v. Hidey, 2016 WL 5885507 (2016). The court begins by explaining that “[a]ppellant the State of Ohio appeals a judgment of the…
  • Nov 28

    The “Romantic Relationship,” the AOL Email Account and the Facebook Account

    The “Romantic Relationship,” the AOL Email Account and the Facebook Account
    This post examines an opinion the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued last summer in a civil suit:  Sewell v. Bernardin, 795 F.3d 337 (2015).  The court begins by explaining that [i]n order to resolve this appeal, we…
Rank this Week: 427

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Ambiguous Florida Weapons Law Results in Felony Arrest For Student Possessing a BB Gun in School

    Ambiguous Florida Weapons Law Results in Felony Arrest For Student Possessing a BB Gun in School
    In Florida, it is illegal for anyone to possess a “weapon” at school or a school-sponsored event without authorization.  A violation of this criminal statute is a third degree felony that carries up to five years in…
  • Nov 21

    Florida Uttering Forged Card Charge Did Not Apply to Gift Card

    Florida Uttering Forged Card Charge Did Not Apply to Gift Card
    In Florida, there are a variety of criminal statutes that deal with fraudulently using a credit card or altering a credit card to use it in an unauthorized manner.  When a defendant allegedly violates one of these criminal statutes, it…
  • Nov 18

    Florida Criminal Statute of Limitations is Delayed When Defendant is Out of State

    Florida Criminal Statute of Limitations is Delayed When Defendant is Out of State
    In Florida, the state has a certain period of time from the date a crime has occurred to prosecute the defendant.  Like other states, Florida has statutes of limitation which set out a number of years within which the state must…
Rank this Week: 1536

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Deadly New Opioid Drug Carfentanil 100 Times More Potent Than Fentanyl

    Deadly New Opioid Drug Carfentanil 100 Times More Potent Than Fentanyl
    Opioid Drug In recent years there has been an immense effort to combat the availability of an opioid drug, such as fentanyl, in Massachusetts, which was brought about by an increased rate of opioid-induced death. Fentanyl, a Class B…
  • Nov 3

    Breaking and Entering to Paint a Dog?

    Breaking and Entering to Paint a Dog?
    In a rather interesting news report in the Cape Cod Times, a young man is accused of breaking into a home located in Martha’s Vineyard where he allegedly painted the resident’s dog with purple paint and stole some items from the…
  • Oct 17

    Woman Thought to Be Kidnapped From Assisted Living Facility Drops Charge

    Woman Thought to Be Kidnapped From Assisted Living Facility Drops Charge
    Kidnapped Back in May of this year, it was suspected that a 62-year-old woman was kidnapped from her assisted living facility in Newton. The woman, identified as June Doe, a pseudonym, went missing in the middle of the afternoon after living…
Rank this Week: 423

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Dec 2

    Detroit Police Sued by Teens Arrested for Allegedly Interfering in Prostitution Sting

    Detroit Police Sued by Teens Arrested for Allegedly Interfering in Prostitution Sting
    Recently it was revealed that two 17-year-olds and an 18-year-old were arrested after Detroit police claim the teens were interfering in a prostitution sting.  The teens are now filing suit against police, saying they were mistreated…
  • Oct 14

    5 Common Myths About Sexual Assault & Violence

    5 Common Myths About Sexual Assault & Violence
    There are dozens of myths and misconceptions surrounding sexual assault and violence, but what are the facts? While there are countless people who are innocent sitting behind bars today for crimes they did not commit in every state in the…
  • Sep 19

    19-year-old Accused of ‘Sexting’ with 12-year-old

    19-year-old Accused of ‘Sexting’ with 12-year-old
    Recently, 19-year-old Brendan Baia, a former student at Central Michigan University, was accused of ‘sexting’ with a 12-year-old girl. According to reports, Baia and the girl had been exchanging messages and photos via their cell…
Rank this Week: 449

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • Dec 2

    LA Rams Football Star Arrested for DUI

    LA Rams Football Star Arrested for DUI
    California Highway Patrol officers received a call this weekend, stating that a white Mercedes had crashed with a big rig on the 101 freeway just before 8am on Saturday morning. Officers arriving at the scene say that one of the drivers…
  • Dec 1

    Police claim parents give their daughter away as a gift to a sexual predator. 12 girls found living in his home.

    Police claim parents give their daughter away as a gift to a sexual predator. 12 girls found living in his home.
    A man in Pennsylvania was charged with sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault, indecent assault, corruption of minors and unlawful contact with a minor after he allegedly fathered two children with a teen-aged girl who was given to him…
  • Nov 30

    Angered Mother Throws Knife at Partner, Misses, Critically Injures 3-Year Old Instead

    Angered Mother Throws Knife at Partner, Misses, Critically Injures 3-Year Old Instead
    Michelle Betancourt was sentenced on Tuesday for stabbing her three year old son during a domestic dispute with the child’s father. In May 2015, Michelle Betancourt of Los Angeles and her child’s father got into a heated argument.…
Rank this Week: 808

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal defense, evidence and the Fourth Amendment. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    New Case Strengthens Protections of Fourth Amendment

    New Case Strengthens Protections of Fourth Amendment
    A new Maryland case has put limits on how and when officers can constitutionally frisk (pat down) individuals at a potential crime scene. The case is important in determining whether evidence obtained by officers at a crime scene are…
  • Nov 16

    Maryland Attorney General Questions Legality of Bail Amount

    Maryland Attorney General Questions Legality of Bail Amount
    When someone is arrested and is awaiting trial, bail and the ability to pay it is the difference between awaiting trial a free person, or doing it behind bars. Bail is intended to balance two important principles. The first is that we are…
  • Nov 16

    Maryland Attorney General Questions Legality of Bail Amount

    Maryland Attorney General Questions Legality of Bail Amount
    When someone is arrested and is awaiting trial, bail and the ability to pay it is the difference between awaiting trial a free person, or doing it behind bars. Bail is intended to balance two important principles. The first is that we are…
Rank this Week: 987

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Dec 2

    Josh Greenberg, U.S. v. Annappareddy Hero, Opens New Firm.

    Josh Greenberg, U.S. v. Annappareddy Hero, Opens New Firm.
    Readers of this Blog are no doubt familiar with United States v. Reddy Annappareddy, the District of Maryland case in which a guilty verdict was overturned (and new trial granted) with the grudging, belated concurrence of government…
  • Nov 22

    Where is FBI Director Comey Now?

    Where is FBI Director Comey Now?
    We have been critical of FBI Director Comey's comments (see here and here) during the email investigations of Hillary Clinton. On a positive note, it was good to see him pull together the FBI for a quick review of Hillary...
  • Nov 20

    Former Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson Comments on Senator Jeff Sessions Nomination for AG

    Former Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson Comments on Senator Jeff Sessions Nomination for AG
    Co-blogger Solomon Wisenberg noted here that "[a]nyone who thinks this will be an easy nomination to put through, because Sessions is a sitting Senator, is in for a big surprise. It will be a bruising battle." I would add that...
Rank this Week: 431

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Prop 57: Voters Approve Early Inmate Release

    Prop 57: Voters Approve Early Inmate Release
    In the latest criminal justice reform to pass through the state of California, California voters have also approved Prop. 57, the Parole for Non-Violent Criminals and Court Trial Requirements Initiative. The measure passed with 65% of the…
  • Nov 30

    California Just Legalized Recreational Marijuana: Here is What Will Happen Next

    California Just Legalized Recreational Marijuana: Here is What Will Happen Next
    This past election, California voters chose to join the ranks of their northern neighbors Oregon and Washington, along with Alaska, Colorado, and Massachusetts, to legalize the use of recreational marijuana. California Proposition 64, the…
  • Nov 25

    Voter Intimidation by Law Enforcement in California

    Voter Intimidation by Law Enforcement in California
    An investigation into voter fraud by the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office has caught the attention of the California State Attorney General’s Office for possible voter intimidation.  According to the ABC affiliate KDRV, about…
Rank this Week: 788

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Bill Mange. Covers Texas criminal defense.

http://www.criminal-attorney-austin-texas.com/blog/
  • Dec 2

    Worst-Case Scenario Of A DWI Conviction in Texa

    Worst-Case Scenario Of A DWI Conviction in Texa
    What is my worst-case scenario? Now, when I hear “worst-case scenario,” I think of a legal catastrophe, a kind of judicial thermonuclear holocaust, or the sun exploding and incinerating Earth. Possible? Well … yes, but…
  • Nov 18

    Texas DWI License Suspension and ALR Hearing Information

    Texas DWI License Suspension and ALR Hearing Information
    Will my driver’s license probably be suspended? Yes. Here’s why. The Department of Public Safety will file an administrative action against you before the State Office of Administrative Hearings (“SOAH,” which rhymes…
  • Sep 8

    Well, This Is Ironic

    Well, This Is Ironic
    Courts are supposed to be places where you tell the truth. Judges are supposed to be people to whom you tell the truth. But what happens when the truth is something you have good reason to predict that the judge will not believe? Irony and an…
Rank this Week: 1439

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 3 of 5

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 3 of 5
    FAQs About The Process Of Civil Rights Restoration What Is The Process Involved In Having Your Civil Rights Restored? It is actually quite a long, arduous process. There are several different types of restoration one may apply for. You can…
  • Nov 23

    When Even a Small Flaw in the State’s Case Can Overturn a Conviction in Florida

    When Even a Small Flaw in the State’s Case Can Overturn a Conviction in Florida
    In a criminal case, there are many details that both the prosecution and the defense must manage. The law imposes many requirements, both large and small, on the state regarding how it carries out a prosecution in order to ensure compliance…
  • Nov 15

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 2 of 5

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 2 of 5
    Restoring Of Civil Rights And Civil Liberties In Florida How And When Is Restoring Civil Liberties And Civil Rights Possible? Civil liberties and civil rights are one in the same. Though it is a long and costly process that does take a lot of…
Rank this Week: 746

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/
  • Dec 2

    Burglary, Robbery, and Theft – What’s the Difference?

    Burglary, Robbery, and Theft – What’s the Difference?
    Let’s start with how burglary, robbery, and theft are the same. They are all commonly associated with the unlawful taking of another’s property. Theft and robbery do, in fact, always involve this scenario, or an attempt at this…
  • Dec 1

    Top Six Criminal Offenses in the U.S.

    Top Six Criminal Offenses in the U.S.
    A wrongful act that is punishable by law is called a crime. Although types and frequency of crime vary widely from place to place, nationwide statistics provide a clearer picture of which criminal offenses are most common in the United…
  • Dec 1

    Top Six Criminal Offenses in the U.S.

    Top Six Criminal Offenses in the U.S.
    A wrongful act that is punishable by law is called a crime. Although types and frequency of crime vary widely from place to place, nationwide statistics provide a clearer picture of which criminal offenses are most common in the United…
Rank this Week: 628