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Atlanta DUI Blog

Atlanta DUI Blog

Covers DUI news. By Clark & Towne.

http://www.clarktowne.com/dui-blog
  • Oct 31

    One good reason not to drive with a mask on

    One good reason not to drive with a mask on
    by Jessica Towne Police need a good reason to pull you over, such as noticing your broken tail light, or watching you fail to stop at a stop sign, or observing you texting while driving. While wearing a mask is perfectly legal in most cases,…
  • Oct 20

    What the police don't want you to know about Miranda Right

    What the police don't want you to know about Miranda Right
    By Jessica Towne Miranda rights are back in the news. The New York Times Science Section under "Well" on October 14, 2014 had an eye-opening article on juveniles and police interrogators. Researchers determined that the brains of adolescents…
  • Oct 9

    The scandalous practice of privatized probation

    The scandalous practice of privatized probation
    By Jessica Towne The American Bar Association Journal just doesn't have the buzz around it that a Comedy Central late night show has, has but its article on privatized probation is just as scandalous as John Oliver's report on asset…
Rank this Week: 3299

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/
  • Oct 31

    "Turns out, violent crime may be genetic"

    "Turns out, violent crime may be genetic"
    From Quartz: Variants of two genes, MAOA and CDH13, were found to be associated with violent crime. Violent criminals, the 78 of whom had committed a total of 1,154 violent crimes, were linked most strongly to the genes, while the...
  • Oct 30

    Birckhead on Solitary Confinement of Youth

    Birckhead on Solitary Confinement of Youth
    Tamar R. Birckhead (University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law) has posted Children in Isolation: The Solitary Confinement of Youth (Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2015, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the...
  • Oct 30

    "A 30-year-old loophole increasingly gives police officers a pass when they violate the Fourth Amendment"

    "A 30-year-old loophole increasingly gives police officers a pass when they violate the Fourth Amendment"
    From Slate: [T]he good-faith exception to the exclusionary rule stunts the development of Fourth Amendment law. It discourages defendants from challenging illegal searches by denying them the possibility of redress. And courts frequently…
Rank this Week: 180

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, DWI, and police misconduct. By Christian Souza.

http://www.dallascriminalappealslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3489

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By John Buza.

http://www.nycriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 31

    NY High Court Strikes Down Queens DA Pre-Arraignment Procedure

    NY High Court Strikes Down Queens DA Pre-Arraignment Procedure
    The New York Court of Appeals vacated a defendant’s conviction and ordered a new trial in People v. Dunbar. They ruled that the statements made by the defendant should have been suppressed because the pre-Miranda statements by the…
  • Oct 24

    “Defense” of Intoxication

    “Defense” of Intoxication
    Suppose a person goes out for a night of heavy drinking. After the 10 or 11th shot, he blacks out. He then wakes up the next morning in a jail cell. He has absolutely no idea where he is or what is going on. He is then informed by…
  • Oct 17

    Entrapment!

    Entrapment!
    Everybody seems to have at least some understanding of entrapment. From a common layperson’s perspective, the idea usually comes up in the context of a situation where an under cover cop pretends to buy or sell an illegal product or…
Rank this Week: 2671

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Oct 31

    Additional News Coverage of Scott Panetti's Execution Date

    Additional News Coverage of Scott Panetti's Execution Date
    The Guardian reports, "Texas sets execution date for mentally ill killer Scott Panetti," by Tom Dart. Texas is preparing to execute a mentally ill man who dressed as a cowboy at his trial and attempted to subpoena Jesus Christ, John...
  • Oct 30

    Sister Helen Starts Petition for Max Soffar

    Sister Helen Starts Petition for Max Soffar
    "Let Max Soffar, an innocent man, die at home," is the Change.org petition started by Sister Helen Prejean with ACLU Action. Here's the beginning of this must-read: After serving 34 years on death row for a crime that he did...
  • Oct 30

    Colorado Death Penalty Politics, Continued

    Colorado Death Penalty Politics, Continued
    "Dunlap 'full clemency' ad abandons reality," is by the Denver Post Editorial Board. Criticizing the governor over his handling of the Dunlap case and his position on the death penalty is fair game. Claiming he has threatened to release a...
Rank this Week: 26

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Oct 31

    Theo Padnos' Remarkable Account of Captivity and Torture

    Theo Padnos' Remarkable Account of Captivity and Torture
    In the New York Times, Peter Theo Curtis, aka Theo Padnos, provides a detailed and fascinating account of his 2 years as an Al Nusra hostage in Syria. He is now home in Vermont, having been released in August, days after the James Foley…
  • Oct 31

    A Small But Perceptible Shift in U.S. Global Drug Policy

    A Small But Perceptible Shift in U.S. Global Drug Policy
    This doesn't seem to have picked up as much traction in the U.S. as it has elsewhere, and it may not be huge, but it does represent a shift in stance on the U.S. global war on drugs. Robert Brownfield, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of... [[…
  • Oct 30

    Thursday Open Thread

    Thursday Open Thread
    Sorry everyone, I've been swamped at work and didn't know the last open thread was full. Here's a new one, all topics welcome. I'll be back soon. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 3

White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

Tracks developments in notable white collar and securities enforcement actions. By Brune & Richard LLP.

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
Rank this Week: 2985

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Answers questions regarding New York criminal charges and criminal procedures.

http://www.jpdefense.com/new-york-criminal-defense/
  • Oct 31

    What’s The Penalty For Insider Trading In New York?

    What’s The Penalty For Insider Trading In New York?
    New York City is one of the world’s financial capitals, and insider trading is a risk for tens of thousands of executives who work with sensitive information about their companies, as well as individuals working for Wall Street firms.…
  • Oct 31

    Is Self-Defense A Defense Against Assault Charges In New York?

    Is Self-Defense A Defense Against Assault Charges In New York?
    Yes, it is possible to argue self-defense as a defense against assault charges in New York, and an argument of justified force means that prosecutors must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that your actions were not warranted to protect…
  • Oct 26

    What Are The Penalties For Smuggling Goods Through Customs In New York?

    What Are The Penalties For Smuggling Goods Through Customs In New York?
    Smuggling goods into the United States is a serious crime that’s often associated with organized crime rings that are using fraud tactics to sneak in items that would otherwise be taxable, or illegal goods for black market sales.…
Rank this Week: 1353

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/
  • Oct 31

    Last minute oppo dumps in Harris DA race, y otras historia

    Last minute oppo dumps in Harris DA race, y otras historia
    Here are several items which haven't made it into independent posts this week but which merit readers' attention:Blog vs. blog in Harris DA raceThe gloves are coming off as the blogosphere dukes it out over the Harris County District Attorney…
  • Oct 30

    Harris DA delayed notice to hundreds of drug defendants 'convicted in error,' some of them for many year

    Harris DA delayed notice to hundreds of drug defendants 'convicted in error,' some of them for many year
    Apparently the plea mills that constitute the Harris County criminal court system have become so efficient they can secure convictions even without evidence; the accusation in and of itself appears to be sufficient to coerce a plea, and the…
  • Oct 30

    Union: 'Right on Crime' backers are 'bottom-feeders,' 'vultures'

    Union: 'Right on Crime' backers are 'bottom-feeders,' 'vultures'
    The less you have to sell, the harder you sell it!The less you have to say, the louder you yell it!The dumber the act, the bigger the confession!The less you have to show, the larger you dress it!You gotta get up!You gotta get up and be…
Rank this Week: 76

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Oct 31

    "Shrinking Prisons: Good Crime-Fighting and Good Government"

    "Shrinking Prisons: Good Crime-Fighting and Good Government"
    the title of this post is the headline of this thoughtful new piece from The Atlantic. Here are excerpts: Liberals have long advocated prison reforms like reduced sentence lengths and alternatives to incarceration. Recently, however,…
  • Oct 30

    New York Times editorial makes the case for California's Prop 47

    New York Times editorial makes the case for California's Prop 47
    Today's New York Times has this editorial headlined "California Leads on Justice Reform: Prop 47 Could Take the State a Step Further in Reducing Overcrowding." Here are excerpts: For a long time, the conventional political wisdom…
  • Oct 30

    "Physicians, Medical Ethics, and Execution by Lethal Injection"

    "Physicians, Medical Ethics, and Execution by Lethal Injection"
    The title of this post is the title of this new article by I. Glenn Cohen, Robert Truog, and Mark Rockoff available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: In the wake of the recent botched execution by lethal injection in...
Rank this Week: 160

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 31

    Report Shows Widespread Monitoring of Snail Mail by U.S. Government

    Report Shows Widespread Monitoring of Snail Mail by U.S. Government
    In an age of internet- and cell phone-related privacy concerns, it might come as a surprise to learn that the U.S. government still hangs on to a favorite pastime -- spying on regular old snail mail. According to a recent report, the U.S.…
  • Oct 24

    ACLU Challenges Miami Sex Offender Law

    ACLU Challenges Miami Sex Offender Law
    Miami has among the country's strictest regulations concerning where registered sex offenders can reside. Now, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has taken issue with some of the laws' implications. One of the most rigid laws that…
  • Oct 23

    High Crime Rates in Miami-Dade County

    High Crime Rates in Miami-Dade County
    According to data recently compiled by information services provided Esri, and as reported by the South Florida Business Journal, you're more likely to live in a high crime area in Miami-Dade County than in any other county in South…
Rank this Week: 4491

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 31

    Assault by Means of a Dangerous Instrument and the Facebook Message

    Assault by Means of a Dangerous Instrument and the Facebook Message
    After a jury convicted Robert Eleck of “assault in the first degree by means of a dangerous instrument in violation of General Statutes § 53a–59 (a)(1)”, he appealed. State v. Eleck, 2014 WL 5139291 (Supreme Court…
  • Oct 29

    The NCIS, Child Pornography and the Posse Comitatus Act

    The NCIS, Child Pornography and the Posse Comitatus Act
    After a jury convicted Michael Dreyer of “one count of distributing child pornography . . . in violation of 18 U.S. Code §2252(a)(2) and (b)(1), and one count of possessing child pornography . . . in violation…
  • Oct 27

    The "High-Level Security Employee," Emails and Murder

    The "High-Level Security Employee," Emails and Murder
    This post examines an opinion the Appellate Court of Illinois issued recently: Regions Bank v. Joyce Meyer Ministries, Inc., 2014 IL App (5th) 130193 (2014). As the court explains in the opening sentence of its opinion, the plaintiff in the…
Rank this Week: 440

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Covers news and information related to criminal law and life. By Charles M. Rowland II.

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Oct 31

    Happy Halloween From All Of Us At Dayton DUI

    Happy Halloween From All Of Us At Dayton DUI
    Happy Halloween from all of us at Dayton DUI “I think if human beings had genuine courage, they’d wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween. Wouldn’t life be more interesting that way? And now that I…
  • Oct 30

    How To Cheat On The Finger To Nose Test

    How To Cheat On The Finger To Nose Test
    The finger to nose test is making a comeback.  In 1977, a study was conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wanted to see if the tests being conducted by police officers were actually indicative of…
  • Oct 29

    Ohio DUI Attorney Charles Rowland

    Ohio DUI Attorney Charles Rowland
    If you are in need of an Ohio DUI attorney, consider Charles M. Rowland II.  Charles served as the Xenia City Prosecutor.  In that capacity he has prosecuted DUI offenses.  This experience gives him unique insight into how…
Rank this Week: 4200

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Justin T. Surginer.

http://jtslegal.com/blog/
  • Oct 31

    Houston Child Abuse Conviction: Possible 99 Year Sentence

    Houston Child Abuse Conviction: Possible 99 Year Sentence
    It’s a nightmare that happens far more often than it should. You—or a member of your family—is accused of child abuse, and whether it’s true or not the consequences can be extremely serious for your life and future. At…
  • Oct 28

    What Should I do If I’m Being Investigated?

    What Should I do If I’m Being Investigated?
    Every criminal defense attorney in Texas has had the experience of dealing with clients who have shot themselves in the foot. Not literally, but figuratively. That’s what happens when you’re being investigated and you fail to…
  • Oct 24

    Pulled over for a DWI: 4 Simple Rules to Follow

    Pulled over for a DWI: 4 Simple Rules to Follow
    Ideally, you should never drive if you have been drinking, especially if you think your blood alcohol content (BAC) level could be higher than the 0.08% allowed by Texas law. Even if you’re below this limit, however, it can be awkward…
Rank this Week: 2630

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Oct 31

    Political Bias in Psychology?

    Political Bias in Psychology?
    In the latest issue of the New Yorker, Maria Konnikova has a story that asks, is the field of psychology politically biased?  As the popular saying goes, to ask the question is to answer it.  Anyone who has spent any...
  • Oct 30

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Convicted Murderer Denied Appeal: A Florida man convicted of murder at the age of 17 and sentenced to life in prison has had his most recent appeal denied by the state's Court of Appeals.  Jacob Carpenter of the Naples Daily...
  • Oct 30

    Election Note

    Election Note
    Over at 538, Nate Silver and crew now calculate that the Republican chances of a Senate majority are over 2 to 1, the first time they have crossed that threshold.  The 538 forecasts have been among the most favorable to...
Rank this Week: 223

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Oct 31

    But For Video: Fear Factor Edition

    But For Video: Fear Factor Edition
    While I’m not usually inclined toward things that raise emotional or visceral reactions, this video does exactly that, and for a truly worthwhile reason. Via the Free Thought Project, the video shows Alejandro Natividad, who somehow had…
  • Oct 31

    Apple’s Cool iPhone Fingerprint ID Means You’re Screwed

    Apple’s Cool iPhone Fingerprint ID Means You’re Screwed
    Biometrics seems like such a cool way to control access, so when Apple offered fingerprint ID in place of a PIN to access its iPhone, what hipster could resist?  Of course, David Baust in Virginia Beach may well wish he had gotten a…
  • Oct 31

    Proof of Consent in Rape Cannot Be Shifted To The Accused

    Proof of Consent in Rape Cannot Be Shifted To The Accused
    The Washington State Supreme Court faced up to its own earlier error, holding in State v. W.R.  that the burden of proving consent in a juvenile forcible compulsion rape case cannot be shifted to the defendant. Throughout the police…
Rank this Week: 80

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/
  • Oct 31

    Salarization’s Impact on Governmental Legitimacy

    Salarization’s Impact on Governmental Legitimacy
    Nicholas R. Parrillo, Against the Profit Motive: The Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780-1940 (2013).Linda JellumAs a member of the ABA Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Section’s Scholarship Award Committee, I would…
  • Oct 30

    Jotwell Legal Scholarship Conference Next Week

    Jotwell Legal Scholarship Conference Next Week
    Our 5th Anniversary conference on “Legal Scholarship We Like and Why It Matters” is coming up late next week. In the United States, the role of scholarship is under assault in contemporary conversations about law schools;…
  • Oct 29

    Exhausting Regulatory Arbitrage

    Exhausting Regulatory Arbitrage
    Annelise Riles, Managing Regulatory Arbitrage: A Conflict of Laws Approach, 47 Cornell Int'l. L.J. 63 (2014).Anna GelpernA recent gathering of regulators opened with a round of congratulations: bailouts were history, bail-ins were…
Rank this Week: 537

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Oct 31

    Strafzumessung im Urteil gegen Uli Hoeneß

    Strafzumessung im Urteil gegen Uli Hoeneß
    Das Landgericht München II veröffentlichte gestern die Gründe des Urteils gegen Uli Hoeneß. Zur Frage einer Verständigung („Deal“) führt die Kammer in der Negativmitteilung aus: Das Urteil beruht…
  • Oct 31

    Böse Clowns und Zombie Law zu Halloween

    Böse Clowns und Zombie Law zu Halloween
    Noch etwas Spannendes zu Halloween zu finden, ist wahrlich nicht so einfach – aber ein paar Sachen haben wir dann doch noch ausgegraben. Vorab: Einige Streiche sind auch an Halloween nicht witzig – vor allem dann nicht, wenn…
  • Oct 30

    Hoeneß-Urteil: Landgericht München dreht bei

    Hoeneß-Urteil: Landgericht München dreht bei
    Das Urteil gegen Uli Hoeneß steht zwar seit einem halben Jahr fest, die Urteilsgründe kennen jedoch bislang nur wenige. Das Urteil W5 KLs 68 Js 3284/13 wurde nicht veröffentlicht, Anfragen von Wissenschaftlern oder…
Rank this Week: 687

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/
  • Oct 31

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Ah, Halloween. Spooks and ghouls and mostly baseless worry about criminal activity involving poisoned candy. Regular readers may recall that I blogged previously about the lack of actual episodes of adulterated candy, and about the laws that…
  • Oct 30

    Implied Consent Laws Can’t Provide End-Run around McNeely

    Implied Consent Laws Can’t Provide End-Run around McNeely
    The United States Supreme Court held in Missouri v. McNeely, 133 S. Ct. 1552 (2013), that the natural dissipation of alcohol in the bloodstream does not constitute an exigency in every impaired driving case that justifies a warrantless,…
  • Oct 29

    Same Sex Marriage and Domestic Violence

    Same Sex Marriage and Domestic Violence
    Same sex marriage has been permitted in North Carolina for a couple of weeks. Shea blogged here about one potential criminal law implication: the possibility, discussed in a memorandum from the Administrative Office of the Courts, that…
Rank this Week: 1336

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Oct 31

    CFO Charged With Conspiracy to Mislead Auditors Concerning Borrower Default

    CFO Charged With Conspiracy to Mislead Auditors Concerning Borrower Default
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Craig S. On, 62, Berkeley, California, CFO of United Commercial Bank, was charged in a criminal Information with one count of  Conspiracy to Make a Materially False and Misleading Statement to an Accountant, for his…
  • Oct 30

    Purported Foreclosure Rescuer Gets 10 Years in Prison for Fraud

    Purported Foreclosure Rescuer Gets 10 Years in Prison for Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Jeremy Michael “Mike” Head, 34, Huntington Beach, California, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for a nationwide foreclosure rescue scam. The case began on February 28, 2008, when a grand jury indicted Mike…
  • Oct 29

    Court Orders Judgment of Nearly $515,000 Against Mortgage Relief Pitchman

    Court Orders Judgment of Nearly $515,000 Against Mortgage Relief Pitchman
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mark Nagy Atalla, a defendant in a 2013 Federal Trade Commission action targeting deceptive mortgage and debt relief pitches, is the subject of a Southern California federal district court judgment of nearly $515,000. The…
Rank this Week: 4

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Oct 31

    Understanding Your Probation Sentence in California

    Understanding Your Probation Sentence in California
    Understanding Your Probation Sentence in California from Domenic J. Lombardo If you are sentenced to probation as part of your sentence it is important that you understand what probation means in California. Learn more about probation…
  • Oct 30

    Can I Be Charged with Battery on an Elderly Person in California?

    Can I Be Charged with Battery on an Elderly Person in California?
    The American population is again at an astounding rate. The average life expectancy is almost double what is was just a century ago. Moreover, older individuals are expected to outnumber their counter counterparts (under 21) for the first…
  • Oct 29

    Dismissing a Criminal Conviction in California

    Dismissing a Criminal Conviction in California
    Dismissing a Criminal Conviction in California from Domenic J. Lombardo Defendants often accepts a probation only guilty plea without considering the long-term consequences of the conviction. Learn more about criminal conviction in California…
Rank this Week: 3333

New Orleans Criminal Defense…

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Focuses on local and national news, Louisiana criminal law and public policy concerning criminal law. By Elizabeth B. Carpenter.

http://www.neworleans-criminal-defense.com/attorney-blog/
  • Oct 30

    Unjust Oppression of Sex Offenders on Halloween

    Unjust Oppression of Sex Offenders on Halloween
    Unjust Oppression of Sex Offenders on Halloween   By: Elizabeth Bagert Carpenter         Today is Halloween. This means that law enforcement officials are going to knock on the doors of many known sex offenders to…
  • Oct 29

    May a felon sell rather than give his guns to the government?

    May a felon sell rather than give his guns to the government?
      May a felon sell rather than give up his guns?   By: Elizabeth B. Carpenter — Firearm Attorney New Orleans   The Unites State Supreme Court has agreed to examine this issue during the present session in the case…
  • Oct 27

    7 Reasons Prostitution Should Be Legalized

    7 Reasons Prostitution Should Be Legalized
      7 Reasons Prostitution Should Be Legalized   By Elizabeth Bagert Carpenter — New Orleans Prostitution Attorney   The subject of prostitution has been analyzed and discussed for thousands of years. It was around 5000…
Rank this Week: 1667

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers news and updates on Alabama DUI cases. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.alabamaduilawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Two DUI Suspects Charged with Having Sex in Police Car

    Two DUI Suspects Charged with Having Sex in Police Car
    Generally speaking, the police do not transport male and female arrestees or inmates in the same vehicle. There is a good reason. According to a recent article from the Green Bay Press Gazette, a male and female suspect who had been…
  • Oct 25

    Man Allegedly Passes Out at Drive Through and Then Tries to Order Food From Police

    Man Allegedly Passes Out at Drive Through and Then Tries to Order Food From Police
    Normally a DUI stop involves the police pulling over a driver who is swerving, weaving, or driving in some way that suggests the driver might be under the influence. In some cases, civilians will call the police when they are concerned that…
  • Oct 21

    DUI Suspect Arrested While Allegedly Driving Naked with Three-Year-Old Child on Her Lap

    DUI Suspect Arrested While Allegedly Driving Naked with Three-Year-Old Child on Her Lap
    According to a recent news article from Action 10 News, witnesses saw a woman in Corpus Christi remove all of her clothes while standing outside of her car with her three-year-old son. She then got in the car with the child and drove away. …
Rank this Week: 1913

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Baltimore City Police Considering Body Camera

    Baltimore City Police Considering Body Camera
    There are few law enforcement agencies in the state that receive as much negative publicity as the Baltimore City Police. Each year there are dozens of complaints filed for excessive use of force or other alleged abuses of authority, and…
  • Oct 21

    Feds Announce Massive Baltimore Cocaine Bust

    Feds Announce Massive Baltimore Cocaine Bust
    Law enforcement officers make dozens of drug distribution busts each day in Maryland. State and local police handle most, as only a select few of these busts are carried out by federal law enforcement. Federal agencies such as the DEA could…
  • Oct 9

    School Bus Thieves Arrested Outside Annapoli

    School Bus Thieves Arrested Outside Annapoli
    Anne Arundel County Police have arrested two suspects in remarkably bizarre incident involving a stolen public school bus. The bus was reported stolen at about 5:30 in the morning on Tuesday, as school employees reported to the lot to begin…
Rank this Week: 4109

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Oct 30

    The Subpoena Duces Tecum at the Formal Review Hearing

    The Subpoena Duces Tecum at the Formal Review Hearing
    The Bureau of Administrative Reviews (BAR) of the Florida DHSMV has been busy writing memorandums explaining their interpretation of the administrative rules and how the rules apply to the new telephonic hearings. So read the new rules…
  • Oct 30

    Hello? New Procedures for Formal Review Hearings by Telephone

    Hello? New Procedures for Formal Review Hearings by Telephone
    We just received the following memorandum from the Bureau of Administrative Reviews (BAR) of the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle (DHSMV). The BAR is quickly rolling out mandatory telephone conferences across the state.…
  • Oct 29

    New Procedures for Getting DUI Videos from Florida Highway Patrol

    New Procedures for Getting DUI Videos from Florida Highway Patrol
    It has always been difficult to get the DUI arrest videos from the Florida Highway Patrol. In many of these cases the defense attorney ends up filing a motion to compel the prosecutor to provide the video. The court then orders the prosecutor…
Rank this Week: 940

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/
  • Oct 30

    Upcoming Road Safe Class at the Idaho State Police

    Upcoming Road Safe Class at the Idaho State Police
    The Idaho State Police will be holding a Road Safe Class for the 2014/2015 winter season on Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The class will be held at the Idaho State Police District 1 Office located at 615 West…
  • Oct 30

    One-Vehicle Injury Crash on I-86

    One-Vehicle Injury Crash on I-86
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Oct 29

    Idaho Resident Pleads Guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Bath Salt

    Idaho Resident Pleads Guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Bath Salt
    BOISE - Brent R. Heinrich, 41, of Boise, Idaho, pleaded guilty Tuesday in United States District Court to possession with intent to distribute 300 grams of a mixture and substance containing the controlled substance analogue…
Rank this Week: 258

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    People v. Savarese

    People v. Savarese
    The records reveal that the accused moves before the Court, pursuant to Criminal Procedure Law, section 440.20, in order to vacate the sentences imposed upon him pursuant to an Indictment. It appears that after having been found Guilty by...
  • Oct 30

    The trial was adjourned until October 24, 2011 ...cont

    The trial was adjourned until October 24, 2011 ...cont
    The legislative findings continue: “Once the letter of the law is complied with, including the essential showing that there is a pattern of conduct which is criminal under existing statutes, the question whether to prosecute under those…
  • Oct 29

    CPL § 180.50(3)(d)...cont

    CPL § 180.50(3)(d)...cont
    To regard a unilateral determination about how the reduction should be effectuated as a definitive ruling that, e.g, a felony complaint —the function of which is to demonstrate the existence of reasonable cause to believe the defendant…
Rank this Week: 1812

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Oct 30

    Standardized Field Sobriety Test

    Standardized Field Sobriety Test
    If you are stopped by police for suspicion of DUI, the officer will likely ask you to perform a field sobriety test to help determine your level of impairment. Failing a field sobriety test can give the officer grounds to arrest you for drunk…
  • Oct 7

    196th Street Closed After Drunk Driver Hits Electrical Pole

    196th Street Closed After Drunk Driver Hits Electrical Pole
    For about 12 hours following a car accident on Wednesday, October 1st, a portion of 196th Street SW in Lynnwood was closed to all traffic. The closure occurred after an SUV collided with an electrical pole, toppling the pole and knocking down…
  • Oct 2

    Michael Phelps Faces Second Arrest for DUI

    Michael Phelps Faces Second Arrest for DUI
    On Tuesday, September 30th, Michael Phelps was arrested for DUI in Baltimore, MD. He was stopped by a Maryland Transportation Authority police officer in the early morning, after travelling at almost twice the 45 mile an hour speed limit…
Rank this Week: 3654

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law.

http://michigancriminalattorney.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 30

    Barton Morris is only Michigan Attorney Desingated by the American Chemical Society as “Lawyer-Scientist”

    Barton Morris is only Michigan Attorney Desingated by the American Chemical Society as “Lawyer-Scientist”
    A criminal defense attorney defending a case that uses scientific forensic evidence must have the training and experience to properly and expertly challenge or use such evidence. On October 17, 2014 Barton Morris was bestowed the honor of…
  • Oct 2

    Pay Your Michigan Driver Responsibility Fees With Community Service

    Pay Your Michigan Driver Responsibility Fees With Community Service
    Michigan’s Driver Responsibility Fees are assessed to a person convicted of drunk driving, fleeing and eluding, negligent vehicular homicide, failing to stop and identify at an accident, driving while license suspended or for…
  • Sep 23

    Detroit Police Ignore Open Carry Firearm Law

    Detroit Police Ignore Open Carry Firearm Law
    The Second Amendment of the Constitution secures a citizen’s right to keep and bear arms. There are many who take this protection very seriously. The Second Amendment has been interpreted by the Supreme Court many times and is the…
Rank this Week: 2038

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 30

    Plaquemines placing sex offender signs on lawns for Halloween

    Plaquemines placing sex offender signs on lawns for Halloween
    This story needs to be told. This is insanity supported by the Police who folks are supposed to believe will never lie to the public. The police are fully aware of the truth re: Sex offender research and Halloween; here we see them telling…
  • Oct 30

    Are Sex Offenders Unfairly Persecuted on Halloween?

    Are Sex Offenders Unfairly Persecuted on Halloween?
    10-30-2014 National: On Halloween night, Andrew will celebrate the holiday the way most married fathers do: He and his wife will go trick-or-treating with their two kids, who are nine and 12; maybe afterward, they’ll head to their church…
  • Oct 30

    Mom of Spartanburg teen killed trick-or-treating asks for caution this Halloween

    Mom of Spartanburg teen killed trick-or-treating asks for caution this Halloween
    10-30-2014 South Carolina: SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) - Erica Fields, 17, was hit by a car while collecting candy with her younger brother on Halloween in 2013. Her mother Kalani Fields said she never wants any parent to go through…
Rank this Week: 25

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Don’t Risk a DUI this Halloween

    Don’t Risk a DUI this Halloween
    Believe it or not, there are scarier things on Halloween than ghosts, werewolves and twisted clowns. Seeing police lights in your rear view mirror and knowing there is a possibility that you could be arrested and hauled off to jail to face…
  • Oct 23

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014 – Talk to Teen Drivers about Driving Sober

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014 – Talk to Teen Drivers about Driving Sober
    National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 19-25. Auto accidents are the leading cause of death for 14 to 18 year olds across the country, which is why the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has deemed this is as one of the most…
  • Oct 9

    Amanda Bynes Arrested for DUI

    Amanda Bynes Arrested for DUI
    Amanda Bynes was arrested on a DUI charge early Sunday morning in Sherman Oaks, California. CHP officers said they observed the 28-year-old actress driving her white Mercedes Benz SUV west on Riverside Drive, where she stopped for a red light…
Rank this Week: 4190

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
  • Oct 30

    Mexico betrayed

    Mexico betrayed
    It has been a month since the disappearance of 43 ‘normalistas’, students that train to become teachers from Raúl Isidro Burgos Rural Teacher Training College  in the town of Ayotzinapa, Guerrero state, some 300km…
  • Oct 26

    LIVE NOW: Ferguson, where do we go from here?

    LIVE NOW: Ferguson, where do we go from here?
    LIVE NOW: a panel discussion with activists and leaders from Ferguson, St. Louis, and beyond about next steps for the movement for human rights and accountability. The 4 streams below are coming from individuals who have been streaming…
  • Oct 24

    Stop. Tweet. #StopTorture and Demand Reparations in Chicago.

    Stop. Tweet. #StopTorture and Demand Reparations in Chicago.
    October 24th is United Nations Day –meant to commemorate the passage of the Charter of the United Nations.  One of the principles of the UN Charter, enshrined in the preamble, is: “to reaffirm faith in fundamental human…
Rank this Week: 39

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Halloween 2014: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

    Halloween 2014: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is urging all party-goers to recognize that Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving this Halloween. As with all other holiday weekends, Halloween can bring about an increase in parties and…
  • Oct 29

    South Florida Man Receives 2 Years in Prison for Unemployment Fraud

    South Florida Man Receives 2 Years in Prison for Unemployment Fraud
    A South Florida man has been sentenced to nearly two years in federal prison for stealing thousands of dollars in state unemployment insurance. A federal judge also ordered the 24-year-old Miami man to pay more than $60,000 in restitution…
  • Oct 24

    13-Year-Old Jacksonville Boy Charged as Adult in Murder

    13-Year-Old Jacksonville Boy Charged as Adult in Murder
    State Attorney Angela Corey announced Thursday afternoon that she is prosecuting a 13-year-old boy accused of second-degree murder of a homeless Jacksonville man as an adult. This is the second time she’s charged a young juvenile with…
Rank this Week: 766

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Drunk Driving…on a Horse

    Drunk Driving…on a Horse
    Police and prosecutors are constantly trying to stretch DUI laws to ensnare more citizens. One of the more creative ways is to simply re-define the language in those laws. For example, it is a criminal offense to drive a vehicle under the…
  • Oct 27

    CHP Officer Stole Nude Photos of DUI Suspect from Her Phone

    CHP Officer Stole Nude Photos of DUI Suspect from Her Phone
    I remember as a kid being told to find a police officer if I was ever in trouble, the idea being that we, as citizens, should be able to trust that law enforcement will protect and serve our best interests. As a child, I had no reason to…
  • Oct 20

    California DUI Probation

    California DUI Probation
    Most people who are convicted under California’s DUI laws will receive probation. One of the most common questions I get from my clients during DUI sentencing is, “What does probation consist of?” Generally speaking,…
Rank this Week: 2612

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law…

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, drug charges, drunk driving, misdemeanors and white collar crimes. By the Law Office of Joshua S. Guillory.

http://www.jsguillorylaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 30

    Sex offenders & Halloween: No need to fear the scary storie

    Sex offenders & Halloween: No need to fear the scary storie
    If you have children who will be trick-or-treating tomorrow night, you may have already heard the warnings. In some parts of Louisiana, local law enforcement agencies are warning community members to go online and educate themselves about…
  • Oct 25

    Another wrongful conviction cleared up after almost 3 decade

    Another wrongful conviction cleared up after almost 3 decade
    Wrongful conviction has long been a trope used in movies. The innocent man, sent to a prison for a crime he didn’t commit, must clear his name by bringing the real culprit to justice or must make a daring prison...
  • Oct 18

    U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear important drug crimes case

    U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear important drug crimes case
    When the framers of the Constitution wrote the Fourth Amendment protecting Americans from unreasonable searches and seizures, there was no doubt that those protections applied to a person’s home. Indeed, courts have long held that the home…
Rank this Week: 3851

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Oct 30

    If You Pay a Virginia ticket, Will You Get Points?

    If You Pay a Virginia ticket, Will You Get Points?
    Find out what happens if you pay your VA traffic ticket. Are you admitting guilt and will you get points? Contact me today to see what options you may have. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Add to…
  • Oct 29

    Will an Out of State Ticket Give You Points in Virginia?

    Will an Out of State Ticket Give You Points in Virginia?
    This is a question I get every week. Find out how out of state DMVs and courts communicate with the VA DMV and how your out of state charge can put points on your VA license. If you have a case in VA, contact me today for a free case strategy…
  • Oct 28

    Virginia Moving Violation…What should you do?

    Virginia Moving Violation…What should you do?
    If you have a moving violation in VA, contact me today for a free case strategy session. I’ll get all the facts of your case and let know what we can do to best the best possible outcome. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2014. |…
Rank this Week: 996

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 308

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Oct 30

    Study Reveals African-Americans Wait Longer To Be Exonerated

    Study Reveals African-Americans Wait Longer To Be Exonerated
    A new report from a Loma Linda University biostatics professor reveals that African-Americans are exonerated at a slower rate than any other race in the country. The HuffPost reported that according to Professor Pamela Perez' data, blacks who…
  • Oct 29

    Murder Convictions Vacated for Two Washington, D.C. Men

    Murder Convictions Vacated for Two Washington, D.C. Men
    A decade after Gary Gathers and Keith Mitchell were convicted of murder, a Washington, D.C. appeals court reversed their convictions Wednesday, finding that prosecutors relied on false evidence at trial. The Legal Times reported that the…
  • Oct 28

    Two Dallas Men Released After Serving 15 Year

    Two Dallas Men Released After Serving 15 Year
    Photo: Stanley Mozee (left) and Dennis Allen (right) are greeted by family, supporters and the media after being released in Dallas Tuesday. (Credit: Lara Solt) Dennis Lee Allen and Stanley Orson Mozee walked out of a Dallas County courtroom…
Rank this Week: 658

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Comments on Michigan news and criminal law. By The Law Office of Steven L. Schwartz.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2808

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 2720

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 669

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Oct 30

    Zombie Earns Two DUIs in Three Hour

    Zombie Earns Two DUIs in Three Hour
    You may be fond of your Halloween costume, but odds are you don’t want it immortalized forever as a standout DUI mugshot. That luxury likely won’t be afforded to 26-year-old Catherine Butler, whose mugshot has gone viral after…
  • Oct 29

    Extra DUI Patrols Likely on Halloween Weekend in Minnesota

    Extra DUI Patrols Likely on Halloween Weekend in Minnesota
    Although there has yet to be an official announcement from the Sheriff’s Office or the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety, it’s well speculated that Minnesota troopers will once again be conducting…
  • Oct 28

    Crime Rates Surge in South Minneapoli

    Crime Rates Surge in South Minneapoli
    An analysis of police statistics revealed that some historically safe South Minneapolis neighborhoods have seen a noticeable uptick in violent crime in the past year. The Lake Nokomis neighborhood saw the biggest spike in crime, as violent…
Rank this Week: 899

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Oct 30

    Halloween Safety Tips for Michigan Trick-or-Treaters and Motorist

    Halloween Safety Tips for Michigan Trick-or-Treaters and Motorist
    Halloween was once upon a time a safe holiday; today, the dangers lurk around every corner. Whether you’re a parent whose children will be out and about this Halloween Friday, or a motorist who wants to avoid a potentially tragic…
  • Oct 29

    Former Alabama Teacher’s Aide to Appeal Conviction for Sex Abuse

    Former Alabama Teacher’s Aide to Appeal Conviction for Sex Abuse
    In August of this year, Michael Horton, a former teacher’s aide, was found guilty of first-degree sodomy in a Madison County court. Horton’s attorney asked for a pre-sentencing investigation immediately, as Horton and his family…
  • Oct 29

    Michigan Man Driving John Deere Lawn Mower Arrested for DUI

    Michigan Man Driving John Deere Lawn Mower Arrested for DUI
    Recently, a Lawton man was arrested after being pulled over by police for multiple traffic violations while he was driving a John Deere riding lawn mower. The 36-year-old man was pulling a trailer behind the lawn mower as he drove north on CR…
Rank this Week: 557

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/
  • Oct 30

    Zombie Earns Two DUIs in Three Hour

    Zombie Earns Two DUIs in Three Hour
    You may be fond of your Halloween costume, but odds are you don’t want it immortalized forever as a standout DUI mugshot. That luxury likely won’t be afforded to 26-year-old Catherine Butler, whose mugshot has gone viral after…
  • Oct 29

    Extra DUI Patrols Likely on Halloween Weekend in Minnesota

    Extra DUI Patrols Likely on Halloween Weekend in Minnesota
    Although there has yet to be an official announcement from the Sheriff’s Office or the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety, it’s well speculated that Minnesota troopers will once again be conducting…
  • Oct 28

    Crime Rates Surge in South Minneapoli

    Crime Rates Surge in South Minneapoli
    An analysis of police statistics revealed that some historically safe South Minneapolis neighborhoods have seen a noticeable uptick in violent crime in the past year. The Lake Nokomis neighborhood saw the biggest spike in crime, as violent…
Rank this Week: 1473

Second Circuit Blog

Second Circuit Blog

Feature case summaries and commentary by the Federal Defenders office in New York City.

http://circuit2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2745