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TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Apr 26

    Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace

    Trump's Appointments Not Keeping Pace
    The Washington Post reports Trump is not nominating people to important positions: The Senate has confirmed 26 of Trump’s picks for his Cabinet and other top posts. But for 530 other vacant senior-level jobs requiring Senate…
  • Apr 26

    Federal Judge Says No to Trump and Sessions on "Sanctuary City" Funding

    Federal Judge Says No to Trump and Sessions on "Sanctuary City" Funding
    Donald Trump and Jefferson Sessions lose another round in court, this time on the threat to withhold federal funds from cities that don't comply with its requests to detain undocumented persons when released from state and local jails or…
  • Apr 25

    Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again

    Ted Cruz: All Hat, No Cattle, Again
    Ted Cruz is hardly the first to propose using forfeited assets from Mexican drug traffickers to pay for a border wall. In February, Rep. James Sensebrenner introduced H.R. 1067: Build up Illegal Line Defenses with Assets Lawfully Lifted Act…
Rank this Week: 1

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    New York Justice Charged with Mortgage Fraud

    New York Justice Charged with Mortgage Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Lurlyn A. Winchester, 58, New City, New York, a Justice for the Town Court of Monroe, was charged with making false statements in connection with an application for a loan to purchase a residence in Monroe, New…
  • Jun 6

    Mortgage Fraud Fugitive Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison

    Mortgage Fraud Fugitive Sentenced to 21 Years in Prison
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Oscar Cantalicio Ortiz, 53, a contractor who had resided in Kingwood, Texas, prior to becoming a fugitive in this case, was sentenced in absentia to 262 months in prison for his role in a $16 million loan fraud…
  • Jun 6

    Plea for Non-Existent REIT Investment

    Plea for Non-Existent REIT Investment
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mark F. Speakman, 60, Grove City, Ohio, was sentenced to 60 months in prison for an investment fraud scheme that defrauded his clients out of more than $1.1 million. According to court documents, between 2000 and…
Rank this Week: 4

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/
  • Jun 23

    Injury Crash in Nampa Sends Three To Hospital

    Injury Crash in Nampa Sends Three To Hospital
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Jun 23

    Fatal Crash NB US95@449, Athol, ID

    Fatal Crash NB US95@449, Athol, ID
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 1 Patrol 615 West Wilbur Ave. Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815 (208) 209-8620 Fax (208) 209-8619 On June 23, 2017 at 4:42 PM a fatal crash occurred on US95 at milepost 449, near Athol, Idaho. A teal 1996 Ford…
  • Jun 23

    Non-Injury Crash on Interstate 15 Slows Traffic in the Construction Area North of Pocatello

    Non-Injury Crash on Interstate 15 Slows Traffic in the Construction Area North of Pocatello
    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…
Rank this Week: 53

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 30

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 22

    The Burglary, the Computer and Concealing or Destroying Evidence

    The Burglary, the Computer and Concealing or Destroying Evidence
    The Burglary, the Computer and Concealing or Destroying EvidenceThis post examines an opinion from the California Court of Appeal – Fourth District: People v. Pineda, 2017 WL 632823 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining…
  • Jun 21

    “Surreptitiously Photographing or Videotaping a Person’s Clothed Anatomy”

    “Surreptitiously Photographing or Videotaping a Person’s Clothed Anatomy”
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Appeals Court of Massachusetts – Nantucket: Commonwealth v. Nascimento, 2017 WL 2467790 (2017). The Court begins the opinion by explaining that[w]e consider here whether Massachusetts General…
  • Jun 19

    The Network Investigative Technique, the Search Warrant and the Exclusionary Rule

    The Network Investigative Technique, the Search Warrant and the Exclusionary Rule
    This post examines an opinion from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas – Dallas Division: U.S. v. Pawlak, 2017 WL 661371 (2017). The District Court Judge who has the case began the opinion by explaining that[t]he…
Rank this Week: 128

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Washington Court Denies Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claim

    Washington Court Denies Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claim
    Negligent infliction of emotional distress is a cause of action available when a family member is at the scene of their loved one’s accident at the time of the accident or shortly thereafter and witnesses their injuries at the scene…
  • Jun 15

    Waiver of Enforcement Limitations on Washington Child Support Order

    Waiver of Enforcement Limitations on Washington Child Support Order
    A judgment or judgment lien for accrued child support in Washington remains in force for 10 years after the youngest child named in the order turns 18, pursuant to RCW 4.56.210.  The statute therefore generally makes a child support…
  • Jun 8

    Alternative Means and Unanimous Jury Verdicts in Washington

    Alternative Means and Unanimous Jury Verdicts in Washington
    Domestic violence violation of a protection order is generally a gross misdemeanor under Washington law, but it can be a class C felony if a violation of the order is also an assault or if the defendant has at least two prior convictions for…
Rank this Week: 68

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Jun 19

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

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

    Lawmakers Look to Change Michigan State Law Regarding Sexual Predator

    Lawmakers Look to Change Michigan State Law Regarding Sexual Predator
    Currently in the state of Michigan there are four degrees of CSC, or criminal sexual conduct, which a person who allegedly commits a sex-related crime may be charged with depending on various factors. These include first-, second-, third-,…
  • Jan 2

    University of Michigan Football Player Allegedly Touches Woman Inappropriately, Faces Two Counts of CSC

    University of Michigan Football Player Allegedly Touches Woman Inappropriately, Faces Two Counts of CSC
    Recently it was reported that Grant Perry, a wide receiver for the University of Michigan football team from Royal Oak was arrested after allegedly touching a woman in an inappropriate manner as Perry and the woman were in line waiting to…
Rank this Week: 59

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/
  • Jun 14

    Blessed are the Poor: Examining opposition to debtors-prison legislation

    Blessed are the Poor: Examining opposition to debtors-prison legislation
    Texas State Sen. Paul Bettencourt was quoted by the Associated Press (June 11) criticizing debtors-prison legislation (SB 1913) which he and five others voted against in the senate. He:said that it did not adequately consider…
  • Jun 13

    Debtors-prison policies decried, DPS cuts license center hours, and other storie

    Debtors-prison policies decried, DPS cuts license center hours, and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends that merit Grits readers' attention while mine is focused on preparing for a much-need break next week.SCOTUS to consider warrants for cell-phone location dataThe US Supreme Court will finally consider the…
  • Jun 12

    Governor signs omnibus innocence bill to track informants, record interrogation

    Governor signs omnibus innocence bill to track informants, record interrogation
    Governor Greg Abbott today signed HB 34, Texas' latest omnibus innocence legislation. Grits explained in this post why the eyewitness ID reforms are minimalist, at best, and avoid confronting the reasons flawed identifications still make it…
Rank this Week: 31

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • May 23

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported
    Domestic Assault and Battery and Deportation Any experienced criminal defense attorney will tell you that if you charged with domestic assault and battery and you are not a citizen you are at risk of being deported. That risk has increased…
  • Apr 3

    Illegal Search and Seizure Results in Reversal of Gun Possession Conviction

    Illegal Search and Seizure Results in Reversal of Gun Possession Conviction
    We Fight Illegal Search and Seizure At a hearing on a motion to suppress an illegal search and seizure, a Boston police officer testified about responding to a radio broadcast for someone wanted in connection with a domestic assault and…
  • Feb 21

    Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction

    Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction
    Fingerprint Evidence It is common for client’s to ask me about fingerprint evidence. I am often asked the following questions: Will the prosecution test evidence for fingerprints? What if my prints are on the item? Should we get out own…
Rank this Week: 127

Crimen Digital

Crimen Digital

Podcast sobre cómputo forense, seguridad en Internet y todo lo relacionado con el cibercrimen.

http://www.crimendigital.com/
  • May 11

    Gana entradas gratis Campus Party México 2015

    Gana entradas gratis Campus Party México 2015
    Se acerca una nueva edición de Campus Party en México, y en esta edición 2015 nuestro podstar Andrés Velázquez se presentará en dicho evento, con la conferencia magistral “Investigaciones…
  • Nov 30

    051. Seguridad y Forense del Cloud Computing

    051. Seguridad y Forense del Cloud Computing
    Bienvenidos de vuelta! Excelentes noticias del curso del SANS Institute sobre Forense FOR 408 en México…. Gracias a Luis Javier Pérez (@astrohack) por estar de nuevo con nosotros! LO NUEVO Seguridad y Forense del Cloud…
  • Nov 30

    051. Seguridad y Forense del Cloud Computing

    051. Seguridad y Forense del Cloud Computing
    Bienvenidos de vuelta! Excelentes noticias del curso del SANS Institute sobre Forense FOR 408 en México…. Gracias a Luis Javier Pérez (@astrohack) por estar de nuevo con nosotros! LO NUEVO Seguridad y Forense del Cloud…
Rank this Week: 117

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Covers traffic ticket laws and news. By Matthew J. Weiss.

http://nytrafficticket.com/blog/
  • Apr 2

    New York Driver’s License Suspension For Committing Just One Violation?!

    New York Driver’s License Suspension For Committing Just One Violation?!
    Did you know that you can be suspended for just one violation of New York’s Vehicle And Traffic Law (“VTL”)?  That’s right, a traffic judge can suspend you for just one speeding ticket or other traffic offense.…
  • Mar 25

    How New York Traffic Tickets Affect A Taxi & Limousine (TLC) License

    How New York Traffic Tickets Affect A Taxi & Limousine (TLC) License
    The rules are surrounding how to calculate points from New York traffic tickets are complicated. However, for those with Taxi & Limousine Licenses, a whole different set of rules exist making the calculations even more difficult.…
  • Jan 14

    Are Homeowners Better Drivers Than Renters?

    Are Homeowners Better Drivers Than Renters?
    A recent Insurane.com report indicates that homeowners are better drivers than renters.  The website found that drivers who own their home file fewer insurance claims than than renter counterparts.   Data from over 700,000 drivers…
Rank this Week: 48

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as DUI Defense, Judicial Misconduct, Police Misconduct, Search & Seizure, and Probation cases. By Mary Frances Prevost.

http://www.californiacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 55

The Justice Blog

The Justice Blog

The Official Blog of the United States Department of Justice.

http://blogs.justice.gov/main/
Rank this Week: 121

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

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

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blog/
  • Jun 24

    Inmates with Mental Illnesses Don’t Get the Treatment They Need

    Inmates with Mental Illnesses Don’t Get the Treatment They Need
    There are now three times more people with serious mental illness incarcerated in the United States than in hospitals Are U.S. prisons criminalizing the mentally ill? That’s what a large number of criminal justice advocacy groups have…
  • Jun 23

    Is the Automation of the Criminal Justice System a Good Thing?

    Is the Automation of the Criminal Justice System a Good Thing?
    Technology often makes life easier, but is it always a good thing? Computers have become such an integral part of daily life that it’s hard to imagine life without them. It’s also hard to believe that just a few decades ago there…
  • Jun 22

    Can You Be Charged with Failing to Report a Crime on Facebook Live?

    Can You Be Charged with Failing to Report a Crime on Facebook Live?
    The question of mandatory reporting gets murkier when the alleged crime takes place online The brutal sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl on Facebook Live in March 2017 is raising important questions about whether individuals who view a live…
Rank this Week: 2434

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Jun 24

    Inmates with Mental Illnesses Don’t Get the Treatment They Need

    Inmates with Mental Illnesses Don’t Get the Treatment They Need
    There are now three times more people with serious mental illness incarcerated in the United States than in hospitals Are U.S. prisons criminalizing the mentally ill? That’s what a large number of criminal justice advocacy groups have…
  • Jun 23

    Is the Automation of the Criminal Justice System a Good Thing?

    Is the Automation of the Criminal Justice System a Good Thing?
    Technology often makes life easier, but is it always a good thing? Computers have become such an integral part of daily life that it’s hard to imagine life without them. It’s also hard to believe that just a few decades ago there…
  • Jun 22

    Can You Be Charged with Failing to Report a Crime on Facebook Live?

    Can You Be Charged with Failing to Report a Crime on Facebook Live?
    The question of mandatory reporting gets murkier when the alleged crime takes place online The brutal sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl on Facebook Live in March 2017 is raising important questions about whether individuals who view a live…
Rank this Week: 1640

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Jun 24

    Another accounting of the big drop in traffic stops after marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington

    Another accounting of the big drop in traffic stops after marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington
    In this recent post I noted The Marshall Project article discussing data showing many fewer traffic stops after marijuana legalization in Colorado and Washington. This new NBC News article, headlined "Police Searches Drop Dramatically in…
  • Jun 22

    "A Principled Approach to Taxing Marijuana"

    "A Principled Approach to Taxing Marijuana"
    The title of this post is the title of this terrific (and lengthy) article in National Affairs authored by Jonathan Caulkins. Every serious student of marijuana reform ought to read the whole piece, and here are excerpts that highlight just a…
  • Jun 22

    Insurance institute analysis finds increase in car crash claims in legalization state

    Insurance institute analysis finds increase in car crash claims in legalization state
    As reported in this industry article, the Highway Loss Data Institute has completed an interesting analysis of car crash claims data in marijuana legalization states. Here are the basics from the article: Legalizing recreational marijuana use…
Rank this Week: 2404

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jun 24

    When Early Release Gets a Pa

    When Early Release Gets a Pa
    Generally, early release from prison is a bad idea.  The system is already laced with so much leniency that more is seldom justified.  The eye-opening Washington Post series, "Second Chance City" gives a glimpse of what leniency…
  • Jun 24

    Q: How Many Lies Can Get Packed into One Paragraph?

    Q: How Many Lies Can Get Packed into One Paragraph?
    A:  I don't know, but former Obama Administration Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates is making a pitch for the record.She has an opinion piece in today's Washington Post.  I may go through more of it later; for now, I just...
  • Jun 23

    On the Death Penalty, Truth Spars with Arrogance

    On the Death Penalty, Truth Spars with Arrogance
    Longtime death penalty abolitionist Prof. Austin Sarat has written an essay admitting what many of us have known for years:  The electorate favors the death penalty and it's not that close.  If the electorate's will is to be…
Rank this Week: 5072

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

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

    HANZMAN RULES

    HANZMAN RULES
    We're back. Our short absence can be directly traced to two United States District Court Judges at opposite ends of the country who had no problem making us try two cases back to back. As the saying goes, the difference between the Almighty…
  • Jun 19

    NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA & JNC STAYS VERY BUSY .......

    NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA & JNC STAYS VERY BUSY .......
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA ..... GOVERNOR SCOTT STAYS BUSY SIGNING BILLS INTO LAW .....SB 118 - CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS:Any person or entity engaged in the business of publishing through a publicly accessible print or electronic…
  • Jun 14

    REGJB REGULAR INDICTED

    REGJB REGULAR INDICTED
    Sam Konell, a REGJB regular has been indicted for health care fraud. Article here. Sorry for slow blogging. In trial. It's hot here in Phoenix...but not for us...just the AUSAs.From the DOJ press release:The indictment alleges…
Rank this Week: 343

Cortez Law Blog

Cortez Law Blog

Blogging on criminal law news and cases.

http://cortezlawblog.com
  • Jun 24

    Immigration Consequences For Non-Citizens Accused of a Crime

    Immigration Consequences For Non-Citizens Accused of a Crime
    Introduction Normally, a person accused of a crime who is a United States Citizen must decide whether to plead guilty or go to trial.  This decision is made after careful consultation with his or her attorney and after reviewing the…
  • Jun 24

    BIRCHFIELD vs. NORTH DAKOTA

    BIRCHFIELD vs. NORTH DAKOTA
    BIRCHFIELD vs. NORTH DAKOTA Highlights of Post Police are required to get a search warrant before taking a blood sample from a motorist suspected of DWI. However, police are not required to get a search warrant to take a breath sample from a…
  • Jun 20

    UTAH v. STRIEFF

    UTAH v. STRIEFF
    UTAH v. STRIEFF The Supreme Court decided an interesting Fourth Amendment issue this morning: What to do when the only way police learn that a suspect has a valid arrest warrant and is in possession of narcotics is by first violating that…
Rank this Week: 1529

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
  • Jun 24

    MT: Admission at a game checkpoint wasn’t “in custody”

    MT: Admission at a game checkpoint wasn’t “in custody”
    Defendant was stopped at a game checkpoint and admitted to placing his daughter’s tag on a deer he shot. He was not “in custody” when he confessed. State v. Maile, 2017 MT 154, 2017 Mont. LEXIS 350 (June 23, 2017). ……
  • Jun 23

    S.D.Ill.: Officer’s intentional delay in ticketing process made stop violate Rodriguez

    S.D.Ill.: Officer’s intentional delay in ticketing process made stop violate Rodriguez
    Officer’s intentionally delaying the ticket writing process until the drug dog was on its way was intentional delay without reasonable suspicion under Rodriguez. United States v. Rodriguez-Escalera, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 95848 (S.D.…
  • Jun 23

    IA: Consent valid based on testimony despite bodycam not picking up voice

    IA: Consent valid based on testimony despite bodycam not picking up voice
    The bodycam didn’t pick up the officer’s voice, which is “troubling,” but the trial court credited the officers’ testimony defendant consented, and that’s enough to have to affirm on consent. State v.…
Rank this Week: 1942

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Covers South Carolina personal injury and criminnal law news.

http://www.rjrlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 24

    Personal Injury Evidence Rules | South Carolina Accident Attorney

    Personal Injury Evidence Rules | South Carolina Accident Attorney
    When you bring an accident case, you have the burden of proof and must follow personal injury evidence rules. Because the rules are complex, we explain here how presenting your case properly is so important. Hence winning your case means you…
  • Jun 10

    Top Workers Compensation Lawyers | SC Workers Comp Attorney

    Top Workers Compensation Lawyers | SC Workers Comp Attorney
    So where do you go to search for the top workers compensation lawyers? While you have to decide who is best for you, we invite you to compare our credentials and experience. Top Workers Compensation Lawyers Since starting his workers…
  • Apr 5

    Self-Driving Cars and Accidents | Rock Hill Personal Injury Attorney

    Self-Driving Cars and Accidents | Rock Hill Personal Injury Attorney
    Because of continued changes in technology, the latest craze is all about self-driving cars. Predictably, the experts say the end of driving by humans is near. And of course there will be no more accidents. But just how…
Rank this Week: 3314

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 2280

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/
  • Jun 24

    Hodgson on Comparative Custodial Legal Advice

    Hodgson on Comparative Custodial Legal Advice
    Jacqueline Hodgson (University of Warwick - School of Law) has posted From the Domestic to the European: An Empirical Approach to Comparative Custodial Legal Advice (In: Ross, Jacqueline E. and Thaman, Stephen C., (eds.) Handbook on…
  • Jun 23

    Miller on The Law of Time Travel

    Miller on The Law of Time Travel
    Akiva A. Miller has posted The Law of Time Travel on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Even as time machines remain as fictional as ever, time-travel stories hold important lessons for legal reasoning. Starting from the ancient paradigms of…
  • Jun 23

    Goodmark on Decriminalizing Domestic Violence

    Goodmark on Decriminalizing Domestic Violence
    Leigh Goodmark (University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law) has posted Should Domestic Violence Be Decriminalized? (40 Harvard Journal of Law and Gender 53 (2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In 1984, the United States started…
Rank this Week: 2289

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By James G. Dimeas.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.net/
  • Jun 24

    Governor Signs Bill Increasing Sentence for Second, or Subsequent Conviction for Aggravated UUW By a Felon

    Governor Signs Bill Increasing Sentence for Second, or Subsequent Conviction for Aggravated UUW By a Felon
    Yesterday, Illinois governor Bruce Rauner, signed a bill into law which increases the minimum sentence for defendants convicted of a second or subsequent violation of Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon. Under current law, a…
  • Jun 19

    New Bail Reform Law Creates Uncertainty in Kane County

    New Bail Reform Law Creates Uncertainty in Kane County
    On June 12, we reported that Illinois Governor, Bruce Rauner, signed a Bail Reform bill into law.  The new law seeks to make changes to the bail process in Illinois by trying to move away from the requirement of posting cash as a way to…
  • Jun 12

    New Illinois Bail Reform Bill Signed Into Law on Friday

    New Illinois Bail Reform Bill Signed Into Law on Friday
    On Friday, Illinois Governor, Bruce Rauner, signed a new bill into law which takes affirmative steps to try to solve the bail problem in Illinois. The bill, called the Bail Reform Act, makes some significant changes to the bail process in…
Rank this Week: 1756

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/
  • Jun 24

    Señor Presidente, ¡Siento vergüenza" 2

    Señor Presidente, ¡Siento vergüenza" 2
    Señor Presidente, ¡Siento vergüenza! (2) http://elcomercio.pe/opinion/columnistas/ven-francesca-denegri-437122 Siento vergüenza de las penosas y cínicas declaraciones de SU ministro de trabajo, sosteniendo…
  • Jun 23

    Señor Presidente, ¡siento vergüenza!

    Señor Presidente, ¡siento vergüenza!
    Siento vergüenza de las declaraciones de su señora esposa solicitando se siga apoyando con alimentos a los bomberos. Siento vergüenza de la desaparición de cuatro jovencitos por no haber intentado usar un…
  • Jun 23

    Kenyi, Keiko Fujimori y la gobernabilidad

    Kenyi, Keiko Fujimori y la gobernabilidad
    El amor, y respeto de Kenji por su padre está fuera de discusión como su deseo de verlo libre, no puedo pensar lo mismo de su hermana. Tampoco, desde mi punto de vista, se discute el interés de ambos por gobernar el…
Rank this Week: 2727

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/
  • Jun 24

    Disabled man released from sex-offender list

    Disabled man released from sex-offender list
    6-24-17 Arkansas: A Pulaski County circuit judge has released a 38-year-old brain-damaged Little Rock man from an 18-year-old court order requiring him to register as a sex offender, ruling that Andrew Baxter Low is not a danger to the…
  • Jun 19

    Communities reviewing sexual offender ordinances in wake of federal ruling

    Communities reviewing sexual offender ordinances in wake of federal ruling
    6-19-17 Wisconsin: RACINE COUNTY — At least three communities in Racine County are reviewing their sex offender residency ordinances after a federal judge found that similar rules in Pleasant Prairie were unconstitutional. In recent…
  • Jun 17

    Body of Okla. pastor, convicted sex offender found burned near church

    Body of Okla. pastor, convicted sex offender found burned near church
    6-17-17 Oklahoma: CHICKASHA — Police are investigating after the body of an Oklahoma pastor with a previous out-of-state sex crime conviction was found burned on Friday morning near the church where he ministered under an assumed…
Rank this Week: 1064

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Jun 24

    Criminal lawyers must not misadvise on immigration risk

    Criminal lawyers must not misadvise on immigration risk
    On June 23, 2017, the Supreme Court expanded upon Padilla, by confirming that it is ineffective assistance of counsel under the Sixth Amendment for a criminal lawyer to misadvise his or her client that a particular conviction or sentence will…
  • Jun 23

    A self defense claim requires being in imminent danger of harm

    A self defense claim requires being in imminent danger of harm
    When a homicide defendant knows s/he will be found to have caused the decedent's death, the defendant often finds himself or herself pursuing a self defense claim, or else a claim of a lesser level of culpability than first degree murder (for…
  • Jun 21

    Virginia criminal defense — Mere stating of sexual desire cannot get a conviction for soliciting a minor for sex

    Virginia criminal defense — Mere stating of sexual desire cannot get a conviction for soliciting a minor for sex
    A conviction for soliciting a minor for sexual activity can bring harsh sentencing. Va, Code § 18.2-374.3.  In an unpublished 2-1 opinion, Virginia's Court of Appeals on May 30, 2017, reversed Mark Murgia's conviction under said…
Rank this Week: 627

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    Insipid Aspirations, The Permanent and Ethereal

    Insipid Aspirations, The Permanent and Ethereal
    Bret Stephens, the former Wall Street Journal pundit who was brought aboard the New York Times as its token lightning rod, has announced that he is quitting what he calls the “pornified” twitters. Twitter is no different. Bigotry…
  • Jun 24

    Two Shoots, Two Hits, Two Misse

    Two Shoots, Two Hits, Two Misse
    First Shoot: It was a pedestrian puppycide, which is completely permissible if a cop utters the magic words that he feared the doggie might hurt him. Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies killed a teenager Thursday morning while…
  • Jun 23

    Even Journalists Get The Finger

    Even Journalists Get The Finger
    There was much to question and challenge about the District of Columbia’s Metropolitan Police Department’s handling of the mass roundup, the “kettling,” of protesters on Trump’s Inauguration Day. After all,…
Rank this Week: 760

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Why Dick Pics Can Cost Millions in Connecticut

    Why Dick Pics Can Cost Millions in Connecticut
    Another dick pic case walked into my office last week. Apparently it’s the new normal. It makes so much sense when you look at it from a generational perspective. You’ve got the millenials (those born between the 80s and late…
  • Jun 17

    Why Bill Cosby Will Walk

    Why Bill Cosby Will Walk
    Over the past 3 weeks of the Bill Cosby trial, my clients and many of the top criminal lawyers in Stamford and Greenwich have asked me if I think he will be found guilty of the sexual assault of Temple University employee back in 2004. The…
  • Jun 10

    How to Fight Your Wilton Connecticut Arrest

    How to Fight Your Wilton Connecticut Arrest
    Getting arrested in a small town like Wilton Connecticut causes professional and personal embarrassment. After you’ve been booked, fingerprinted and photographed by the Wilton Police—no matter which crime you’re arrested for…
Rank this Week: 2584

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog…

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog by Texas Defense Attorneys

Covers federal and state criminal law issues that come up during police stops all the way through sentencing. By Varghese Summersett PLLC.

https://versustexas.com/blog
  • Jun 23

    New Nondisclosure Law Allows for Nondisclosure of DWIs | DWI Nondisclosure

    New Nondisclosure Law Allows for Nondisclosure of DWIs | DWI Nondisclosure
    Nondisclosure of DWIs in Texas An individual charged with DWI is prohibited from getting deferred adjudication for their DWI in Texas. A nondisclosure is a legal remedy that allows for the criminal record relating to certain non-violent…
  • Jun 20

    Falsifying Drug Test Results: What Happens if You’re Caught Falsifying a Drug Test?

    Falsifying Drug Test Results: What Happens if You’re Caught Falsifying a Drug Test?
    Individuals who are facing drug tests because they are on bond or on probation sometimes panic and look for ways to defeat drug tests. A quick Internet search reveals hundreds of tips and tricks for passing a drug test, including potions,…
  • Jun 19

    SCOTUS to Decide Whether Cell-Site Location Information Requires a Warrant

    SCOTUS to Decide Whether Cell-Site Location Information Requires a Warrant
    Carpenter v. United States On June 5, 2017, the United States Supreme Court granted a petition to hear a major Fourth Amendment case decided by the Sixth Circuit, Carpenter v. United States. This case will decide whether it is…
Rank this Week: 1937

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    New Nondisclosure Law Allows for Nondisclosure of DWIs | DWI Nondisclosure

    New Nondisclosure Law Allows for Nondisclosure of DWIs | DWI Nondisclosure
    Nondisclosure of DWIs in Texas An individual charged with DWI is prohibited from getting deferred adjudication for their DWI in Texas. A nondisclosure is a legal remedy that allows for the criminal record relating to certain non-violent…
  • Jun 20

    Falsifying Drug Test Results: What Happens if You’re Caught Falsifying a Drug Test?

    Falsifying Drug Test Results: What Happens if You’re Caught Falsifying a Drug Test?
    Individuals who are facing drug tests because they are on bond or on probation sometimes panic and look for ways to defeat drug tests. A quick Internet search reveals hundreds of tips and tricks for passing a drug test, including potions,…
  • Jun 19

    SCOTUS to Decide Whether Cell-Site Location Information Requires a Warrant

    SCOTUS to Decide Whether Cell-Site Location Information Requires a Warrant
    Carpenter v. United States On June 5, 2017, the United States Supreme Court granted a petition to hear a major Fourth Amendment case decided by the Sixth Circuit, Carpenter v. United States. This case will decide whether it is…
Rank this Week: 1425

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Orange County Man Sentenced to 4 Years for 10th California DUI

    Orange County Man Sentenced to 4 Years for 10th California DUI
    53-year-old Derek Stacy Haskayne from Placentia was sentenced to four years in a California state prison for this 10th, that’s right 10th, DUI since 2011. This past Tuesday, Haskayne pleaded guilty to driving with a blood alcohol…
  • Jun 15

    Two DUI’s in Less than Three Hour

    Two DUI’s in Less than Three Hour
    A Wisconsin man was arrested twice in about two and a half hours for driving under the influence according to Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin Public Safety. What’s more, he’s only 18 years old. 18-year-old Preston Bierhals was on his way…
  • Jun 8

    Can Police Go Off of an Anonymous DUI Tip?

    Can Police Go Off of an Anonymous DUI Tip?
    I am currently representing a person for a California DUI who was arrested after an anonymous tipster informed law enforcement that a possible drunk driver was on the road. Such a situation often raises the question, “Can law…
Rank this Week: 2151

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Jun 23

    Proposed Rules Aimed at High-Risk Brokers Confirm FINRA Push for Firms to “Do Their Part”

    Proposed Rules Aimed at High-Risk Brokers Confirm FINRA Push for Firms to “Do Their Part”
    Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) President and CEO Robert Cook spoke earlier this month at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, where he outlined several proposals to further what he called one of…
  • Jun 19

    Debt Collector Defined: Supreme Court Exempts Debt Purchaser

    Debt Collector Defined: Supreme Court Exempts Debt Purchaser
    On behalf of a unanimous Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch delivered his first opinion on June 12 to determine whether debt purchasers fall within the statutory language under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) as debt…
  • Jun 7

    U.S. Supreme Court Indirectly Limits Important Component of DOJ’s FCPA Pilot Program

    U.S. Supreme Court Indirectly Limits Important Component of DOJ’s FCPA Pilot Program
    On June 5, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held in Kokesh v. Securities and Exchange Commission, No. 16-529, that the SEC may not reach beyond the general five year statute of limitations period in order to obtain “ill-gotten…
Rank this Week: 1977

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/
  • Jun 23

    Post-Mortem: Special Election Edition

    Post-Mortem: Special Election Edition
    Yes, the Democrats just lost two special elections for House seats -- in Georgia and South Carolina.  Together with earlier losses in Montana and Kansas, the Dems are 0-4.  (Actually, the Democrats did win a…
  • Jun 16

    No Lifetime Appointments While There Remains A Cancer On The Presidency

    No Lifetime Appointments While There Remains A Cancer On The Presidency
    As we brace for the next revelation to contribute to Trump's "downward spiral," as Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn) put it, let's not lose sight of the unmitigated and long-lasting damage the malevolent orange shit-gibbon…
  • Jun 15

    The Midnight Massacre: A Date Which Will Live In Infamy

    The Midnight Massacre: A Date Which Will Live In Infamy
    "There is actually a good argument that Tom Seaver should be regarded as the greatest pitcher of all time ... Seaver pitched for eight losing teams, several of them really terrible, and four other teams which had losing records except when…
Rank this Week: 3224

Gigstad Law Office LLC Blog

Gigstad Law Office LLC Blog

Covers criminal defense topics, including DUI, checkpoints, and traffic tickets.

http://www.gigstadlaw.com/Criminal-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Jun 23

    Robert Gigstad Named to 2017 List of Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Second Consecutive Year

    Robert Gigstad Named to 2017 List of Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Second Consecutive Year
    Gigstad Law Office, LLC is proud to announce that Firm Founder and Overland Park Criminal Defense Attorney Robert Gigstad has been named to the 2017 list of Rising Stars℠ by Missouri / Kansas Super Lawyers® Magazine! Considered one…
  • Oct 7

    New Breath Testing Device Introduced in Kansa

    New Breath Testing Device Introduced in Kansa
    The CMI Intoxilyzer 9000 was introduced in the state of Kansas as a new device for breath testing. Attorney Robert Gigstad recently attended a course on breath testing and the Intoxilyzer 9000, where attendees were educated on proper training…
  • May 19

    Attorney Robert C. Gigstad Selected for Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Star

    Attorney Robert C. Gigstad Selected for Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Star
    Gigstad Law Office, LLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Robert C. Gigstad has been honored by Kansas Super Lawyers this year. For his outstanding work in the DUI defense and criminal defense arenas, Attorney Gigstad has been included in…
Rank this Week: 3447

This Week's Florida Appeals Court…

This Week's Florida Appeals Court Decisions

Provides a summary of selected civil and criminal cases. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/florida-appeals-court-decisions/
Rank this Week: 1762

Collin County Criminal Attorney…

Collin County Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Texas criminal law and criminal defense. By Derk A. Wadas.

http://www.thecollincountyattorney.com/
Rank this Week: 3656

Brisk Legal Group

Brisk Legal Group

Covers criminal law and professional discipline.

http://www.brill-legal.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    DNA evidence helps solve rape case from 20 years ago

    DNA evidence helps solve rape case from 20 years ago
    Police recently convicted a Brooklyn man nearly two decades after he raped a teenage woman on a subway platform. Prosecutors nabbed him using DNA evidence from the case files on the 1998 incident. He faces up to 25 years in prison for the…
  • Jun 16

    New York man detained for stalking Malia Obama

    New York man detained for stalking Malia Obama
    A man is under investigation for allegedly stalking and harassing former first daughter Malia Obama at several locations around New York City. He showed up at the 18-year-old’s workplace in Manhattan on three separate days in April.…
  • Jun 9

    Jury finds Long Island foster father not guilty of child sex abuse

    Jury finds Long Island foster father not guilty of child sex abuse
    A Long Island man was acquitted of all charges in a case that accused him of sexually abusing six boys he fostered for more than two decades. Cesar Gonzales-Mugaburu, 60, was found not guilty of all 17 counts of child abuse, including…
Rank this Week: 1711

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Jun 23

    The Walker Hearing: Where the Constitution and Common Sense Collide

    The Walker Hearing: Where the Constitution and Common Sense Collide
    One concept that is often overlooked by lawyers in the criminal field is the importance of a “Walker Hearing”. Brought to us in the case of People v. Walker (1), a “Walker Hearing” is used when interpreting whether or…
  • Jun 15

    The Michigan Tolling Statute for Criminal Sexual Activity: DNA changes the Game

    The Michigan Tolling Statute for Criminal Sexual Activity: DNA changes the Game
    One common misconception in the field of criminal law is the understanding of the statute of limitations (SOL). While many have a general idea of what the SOL is, a clear understanding of what the “clock” for a crime can be the…
  • Jun 9

    False Rape Accusations: Does the Stain Ever go Away?

    False Rape Accusations: Does the Stain Ever go Away?
    My client looked at me with a tear in his eyes when we won his rape case at a preliminary hearing. “Henry” was going to be a free man and we hugged each other as he was eternally grateful but the reality is that his life of…
Rank this Week: 2772

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 23

    Dram Shop Cases in Boston

    Dram Shop Cases in Boston
    Massachusetts law provides in General Laws Chapter 138, Section 69 that “No alcoholic beverage shall be sold or delivered on any premises licensed under this chapter to any intoxicated person.” This means that it violation of the…
  • Jun 15

    Anti-Drunk Driving Ignition Interlocks and Prevention of Boston Drunk Driving Accident

    Anti-Drunk Driving Ignition Interlocks and Prevention of Boston Drunk Driving Accident
    There are many ways authorities try to curb drunk driving and the many related Boston drunk driving accidents. Police, government agencies, and organizations like Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) use public awareness campaigns that…
  • Jun 14

    DUI “Sleeper” Cases in Boston

    DUI “Sleeper” Cases in Boston
    In some cases, a person realizes they are too drunk to safety drive home, but they have no place else to go.  In some cases, the intoxicated person will try to “sleep it off” in their car. In other cases, a person will try to…
Rank this Week: 2720

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Bill Mange. Covers Texas criminal defense.

http://www.criminal-attorney-austin-texas.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    What Is The Difference Between A DWI And A DUI In Texas?

    What Is The Difference Between A DWI And A DUI In Texas?
    “DWI” and “DUI” do not mean the same thing in Texas. “DWI” means an intoxicated person was operating a motor vehicle in a public place. “Intoxicated” means: 1) not having the normal use of…
  • Jun 22

    The Police Didn’t Read Me My Right

    The Police Didn’t Read Me My Right
    The police didn’t read me my rights. Will I get some benefit out of that? Sometimes, but usually not. Here’s why: if an officer arrests you and interrogates you, he’s supposed to read you your rights. But the officers…
  • Jun 2

    How You Can Help Your DWI Case

    How You Can Help Your DWI Case
    Complete the Travis County Counseling and Education Services Evaluation Like a lot of people, you may want more than to just understand your situation. You want to do something. You may feel that sitting and waiting and feeling anxious…
Rank this Week: 1609

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
  • Jun 23

    Did President Trump Obstruct Justice? It All Comes Down to Intent

    Did President Trump Obstruct Justice? It All Comes Down to Intent
      “Asking [the] FBI to drop an investigation is obstruction of justice.”   That is what Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., thinks. And the lawmaker’s opinion carries significant weight: he is the ranking member of the House…
  • Jun 21

    The Important Correlation Between Indictment and Jury Instruction

    The Important Correlation Between Indictment and Jury Instruction
    There are many constitutionally significant elements of a criminal prosecution.  Three of these are indictment, evidence produced at trial and jury instructions.   The Fifth Amendment guarantees a criminal defendant the substantial…
  • Jun 21

    The Law: Logic and Fairness Too Often Ignored

    The Law: Logic and Fairness Too Often Ignored
    Most people would assume that the rule of law is drawn by the rules of logic and fairness. That assumption is both logical and fair, but the rule of law—with its most fundamental purpose being to protect society and ensure… The…
Rank this Week: 973

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/
  • Jun 23

    Federal Funding with State Flexibility: A Timely Look at Federalism and Health Care Reform

    Federal Funding with State Flexibility: A Timely Look at Federalism and Health Care Reform
    Nicholas Bagley, Federalism and the End of Obamacare, 127 Yale L.J. F. 1 (2017). Amy Monahan In our era of increasingly divisive politics and fiery rhetoric, particularly around Obamacare and efforts to repeal it, Nicholas…
  • Jun 22

    The Libertarian First Amendment, the Shifting Apostrophe, and the One-Way Ratchet

    The Libertarian First Amendment, the Shifting Apostrophe, and the One-Way Ratchet
    Morgan N. Weiland, Expanding the Periphery and Threatening the Core: The Ascendant Libertarian Speech Tradition, 69 Stan. L. Rev. 1389 (2017). Enrique Armijo In Expanding the Periphery and Threatening the Core, Morgan Weiland tells a story of…
  • Jun 21

    Putting the Bathroom Debate to Rest

    Putting the Bathroom Debate to Rest
    Ruth Colker, Public Restrooms: Flipping the Default Rules, 78 Ohio St. L. J. (forthcoming, 2017), available at SSRN. Ruthann Robson The site of toilets as a social justice struggle is at least as old as plumbing. Biological…
Rank this Week: 4845

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/
  • Jun 23

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    The General Assembly passed a $23 billion state budget bill this week that includes provisions likely of interest to blog readers.  In what would be a significant change to the criminal justice system, the proposed budget raises the age…
  • Jun 22

    North Carolina’s Commercial Social Networking Ban for Sex Offenders Is Unconstitutional

    North Carolina’s Commercial Social Networking Ban for Sex Offenders Is Unconstitutional
    In Packingham v. North Carolina, the Supreme Court of the United States struck down G.S. 14-202.5, North Carolina’s ban on sex offenders accessing commercial social networking websites. The law violates the First Amendment. I’ve…
  • Jun 20

    When is Ignorance of the Law an Excuse?

    When is Ignorance of the Law an Excuse?
    An ancient maxim of the law is ignorantia juris non excusat, or ignorance of the law does not excuse. Put another way, it is presumed that the public knows the laws, and a defense of ignorance is typically not allowed. This principle is at…
Rank this Week: 3413

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

Answers common questions regarding California criminal proceedings. By Graham Donath.

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • Jun 23

    Everything You Need to Know About CA Juvenile Probation

    Everything You Need to Know About CA Juvenile Probation
    Juvenile probation is a court order given to about half of all offenders who enter the juvenile court system. Probation is an alternative to jail that comes with certain rules and restrictions the offender must follow. Probation is beneficial…
  • Jun 16

    Four Things You Need to Know About Juvenile Courts in CA

    Four Things You Need to Know About Juvenile Courts in CA
    Having a child arrested and accused of a crime is terrifying for all parties involved- and the situation comes with many questions. How does the juvenile system work and how different is it from adult courts? Will my child have a record? What…
  • May 29

    Juvenile Sentencing Options in California

    Juvenile Sentencing Options in California
    The juvenile court system is not simply a smaller version of the adult system. It is completely different, with entirely separate goals for sentencing. Unlike the adult system, which serves to promote public safety and punish the individual…
Rank this Week: 2225