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Questions and Answers About Arrests, Criminal Procdures and Policies

By the Law Offices of Patituce & Associates, LLC.

http://www.patitucelaw.com/faqs/
  • Mar 2

    What Is Considered Sexual Battery (O.R.C. 2907.03) In The Cleveland area?

    What Is Considered Sexual Battery (O.R.C. 2907.03) In The Cleveland area?
    Sexual Battery (O.R.C. 2907.03) in Cleveland is a serious charge that covers a wide range of potential behaviors. In general, the statute is designed to penalize sexual conduct where coercion, fraud, or an inability for the victim to consent…
  • Mar 2

    What Is Considered Menacing By Stalking (O.R.C. 2903.211) In The Cleveland Area?

    What Is Considered Menacing By Stalking (O.R.C. 2903.211) In The Cleveland Area?
    Menacing by Stalking (O.R.C. 2903.211) in Cleveland is charged when prosecutors believe you have repeatedly engaged in conduct that causes another person to believe you will cause them mental or emotional distress, physical harm or danger of…
  • Mar 2

    What Is Considered Vehicular Manslaughter (O.R.C. 2903.06) In The Cleveland Area?

    What Is Considered Vehicular Manslaughter (O.R.C. 2903.06) In The Cleveland Area?
    Vehicular Manslaughter (O.R.C. 2903.06) in Cleveland is charged in instances where a person was accidentally killed by a driver operating a vehicle, who was engaged in a minor misdemeanor at the time that the victim’s injuries were…
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Chicago DUI Law Blog

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Covers Chicago criminal and DUI laws. By Ava George Stewart.

http://chicagoduilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest
    This Chicago DUI attorney has posted here and hereabout having your driving privileges taken away before you ever have your first day in court.  From the Chicago Tribune:Bureaucratic mix-ups have let thousands of drunken drivers…
  • Jan 19

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday
    My Dear Friends,I have already posted my thoughts over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog on this subject.  There is always something you can do today.-- PaxContinue reading over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog
  • Nov 3

    Chicago DUI Attorney Reminds You To Vote

    Chicago DUI Attorney Reminds You To Vote
    Tomorrow is election day.  And like many people, I am busy.  My husband is busy.  We have to work.  I have to pack after work for a flight for a memorial service.  But we voted already.  We prefer to vote early…
Rank this Week: 491

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law.

http://michigancriminalattorney.com/category/blog/
  • Mar 2

    The Detroit Police Department’s Narcotics Unit – Investigating the Investigator

    The Detroit Police Department’s Narcotics Unit – Investigating the Investigator
    Detroit Narcotics Lawyer Over the last few months, the Detroit Police Department’s (DPD) Narcotics Unit has been and currently remains under scrutiny for one of its team’s alleged mishandlings and illegal practices. Police Chief…
  • Feb 18

    The State of Michigan Continues To Examine Extending The Rules of the Medical Marijuana Act

    The State of Michigan Continues To Examine Extending The Rules of the Medical Marijuana Act
    What Exactly Is At Stake Here? The State of Michigan is and has been rather involved in the debate on whether or not to legalize marijuana, certainly for medical use, but battling recreational use as well. There is clearly a split of opinion…
  • Feb 5

    Michigan to Receive Medical Marijuana Vending Machine

    Michigan to Receive Medical Marijuana Vending Machine
    Will we see medical marijuana vending machines in 2015? Most Michigan medical marijuana card holders know about the hundreds of dispensaries that are currently in operation around the state. Whether they are operating legally is certainly in…
Rank this Week: 2302

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/
  • Mar 2

    Ocala Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charge

    Ocala Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charge
    According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, police arrested an Ocala man Friday morning on 20 counts of possession of child pornography. The 51-year-old man turned himself in at the Marion County Jail and was booked in at 10:45…
  • Feb 25

    Vanilla Ice Arrested on Burglary Charges in South Florida

    Vanilla Ice Arrested on Burglary Charges in South Florida
    Vanilla Ice, legally named Robert Van Winkle, was arrested in south Florida and charged with burglary and grand theft after police found items allegedly stolen from a foreclosed home at Van Winkle’s residence. The home of the alleged…
  • Feb 24

    Kurt Busch Accused of Smashing Ex’s Head into Wall

    Kurt Busch Accused of Smashing Ex’s Head into Wall
    Kurt Busch is accused of smashing his ex-girlfriend’s head against his motor home wall Sept. 26 at Dover International Speedway, according to the conclusions of a Kent County (Del.) family court commissioner who granted the…
Rank this Week: 1102

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Mar 2

    Marijuana Cultivation, Other Felony Charges for Spanish Fork Couple

    Marijuana Cultivation, Other Felony Charges for Spanish Fork Couple
    On Thursday, Feb. 26, a husband and wife in Spanish Fork were arrested on suspicion of marijuana cultivation for an operation set up in a shed on their property. The couple was booked into the Utah County Jail and is being investigated for…
  • Feb 25

    Utah Wrongful Death Statutes Allow Woman to Sue Self

    Utah Wrongful Death Statutes Allow Woman to Sue Self
    It may sound like the plot to the newest movie to be considered for an award for “Best Comedy,” but the Utah case of Bagley v. Bagley, wherein Barbara Bagley is suing herself is very real. The case was dismissed in January of 2014…
  • Feb 23

    Threat of Terrorism Charge for Man Threatening Provo PD

    Threat of Terrorism Charge for Man Threatening Provo PD
    Between Tuesday, Feb. 17 and Friday, Feb. 20, three men and one woman were arrested after allegedly making threats against the Provo Police Department. One of the men was charged with a threat of terrorism. Don’t Write it if You…
Rank this Week: 526

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Mar 2

    Wrongful Death Motorcycle Accidents: Persevering in Your Legal Claim

    Wrongful Death Motorcycle Accidents: Persevering in Your Legal Claim
    One hundred eighty-one motorcyclists died in crashes in Pennsylvania in the year 2013, as reported by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. While some of these accidents resulted because of motorcyclist errors, many of them were…
  • Feb 25

    FMCSA Commercial Truck Inspection Rules for Carrier

    FMCSA Commercial Truck Inspection Rules for Carrier
    The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is the regulatory body in charge of setting forth and enforcing safety regulations for commercial trucks on U.S. highways. The agency provides specific commercial truck inspection rules…
  • Feb 24

    What if I suffered head injuries while wearing a non-DOT motorcycle helmet? Do I still have a claim?

    What if I suffered head injuries while wearing a non-DOT motorcycle helmet? Do I still have a claim?
    When riders suffer head injuries in accidents, they can still file a claim if they were wearing non-DOT motorcycle helmets – but their settlement may be reduced because they might be considered partially liable for their injuries.The…
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Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices.

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • Mar 2

    Illinois Counties With the Highest DUI Arrest

    Illinois Counties With the Highest DUI Arrest
    Thanks to improved awareness, harsher penalties, and significant legislative efforts, drunk driving fatalities in Illinois have decreased by over 37 percent  between 2002 and 2012. Alcohol-impaired driving remains a serious…
  • Mar 2

    Appellate Court Holds That Fourth Amendment Does Not Apply to License Revocation Hearing

    Appellate Court Holds That Fourth Amendment Does Not Apply to License Revocation Hearing
    Earlier this month, a North Carolina appellate court held that the Fourth Amendment does not apply in driver’s license revocation hearings, “even if those proceedings could be viewed as quasi-criminal in nature.” In…
  • Feb 6

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Defendant’s DUI Based on Officer’s Fourth Amendment Violation

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Defendant’s DUI Based on Officer’s Fourth Amendment Violation
    This month, the Fifth District Court of Appeal reversed a defendant’s DUI conviction based on the arresting officer’s Fourth Amendment violation. The defendant, Katelyn Bozarth, was charged with two counts of DUI after being…
Rank this Week: 802

Dayton DUI Information

Dayton DUI Information

Covers DUI for Dayton area residents. By Suhre & Associates, LLC.

http://suhrelawdayton.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    The Ohio Field Sobriety Test

    The Ohio Field Sobriety Test
    There is no feeling quite like looking in your rearview mirror while driving to see the red and blue flashing lights of a police car. The sick feeling only intensifies when the police inform you that you are being pulled over because you are…
  • Feb 26

    The Interstate Driver’s License Compact

    The Interstate Driver’s License Compact
    Did you know that your driving record in one state is being shared with officials in most other states? The Interstate Driver’s License Compact (IDLC) is an agreement between 45 states and the District of Columbia to share and exchange…
  • Feb 6

    Clark County Sheriff Refuses to Conduct “No Refusal” Checkpoint

    Clark County Sheriff Refuses to Conduct “No Refusal” Checkpoint
    After receiving strong negative feedback, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office has announced that it will not participate in another “no refusal” OVI checkpoint. A “no refusal” checkpoint is a checkpoint at which…
Rank this Week: 888

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Massachusetts Defendant Withdraws Four Guilty Pleas for Drug Crime

    Massachusetts Defendant Withdraws Four Guilty Pleas for Drug Crime
    In Commonwealth v. Martin, a Massachusetts court considered a drug case in which a defendant filed motions to withdraw four guilty pleas related to 30 drug offenses. The case arose during the investigation of the defendant's boyfriend.…
  • Feb 16

    Probation Violation in Massachusetts Domestic Assault Case

    Probation Violation in Massachusetts Domestic Assault Case
    In Commonwealth v. Polito, a Massachusetts appellate court considered the case of a defendant found in violation of his probation. The case arose on an afternoon in August 2009, when a police officer responded to a report of domestic battery…
  • Feb 2

    Forgery in Massachusett

    Forgery in Massachusett
    Presenting a forged instrument as a genuine instrument (known as "uttering a forged instrument") is a crime in Massachusetts under General Laws, Chapter 267, Section 5. The Commonwealth must prove that the defendant (1) had the intent to…
Rank this Week: 1893

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Covers criminal defense and DUI issues in the Nashville, TN area. By Rob McKinney.

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • Mar 2

    I Am Going To Kill You

    I Am Going To Kill You
    Last week Vanderbilt basketball coach Kevin Starlings made ESPN Sportscenter for a remark that Stallings wish he would never have yelled. Right after Vanderbilt beat Tennessee , a player made some gestures that could be construed as…
  • Feb 24

    Tennessee's 12 Hour Hold In Domestic Violence Case

    Tennessee's 12 Hour Hold In Domestic Violence Case
    Changes to Tennessee's !2 hour hold in domestic violence cases is set for committee review this afternoon . Current law requires that anyone arrested for a domestic violence charge must be held in custody for 12 hours before one could make a…
  • Feb 19

    New Tactics in Prosecuting Domestic Violence Case

    New Tactics in Prosecuting Domestic Violence Case
    Earlier this week , I posted on the new changes in the docketing of domestic violence cases in Nashville Davidson County Tennessee. With new concepts in how to process domestic violence cases also comes new strategies in prosecuting the…
Rank this Week: 4403

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/
  • Mar 2

    Homeland Security Blanket

    Homeland Security Blanket
    It is amusing to watch Republicans' inability to govern their own lunatic ward d/b/a the House of Representatives.  House Speaker John Boehner's orange hue is starting to pale as he attempts to…
  • Feb 27

    Evolution Of The Republican Party Or Why Democrats Need To Tune In And Turn Out

    Evolution Of The Republican Party Or Why Democrats Need To Tune In And Turn Out
    What does it mean that your typical Republican does not believe in global warming or evolution, but does believe that Christianity should be established as this country's national religion?  According to a recent Public Policy…
  • Feb 20

    Giuliani's World: A Noun, A Verb and A Crazy GOP Talking Point

    Giuliani's World: A Noun, A Verb and A Crazy GOP Talking Point
    Rudy Giuliani is a mean-spirited hack who long ago gave up any right to appear in polite society, much less be the driver of a news cycle.  But there he was, speaking at a fundraiser for a fellow traveler, Wisconsin Governor Scott…
Rank this Week: 331

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
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Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Presents news and decisions on German criminal law. By Dr. Bottner.

http://www.anwalt-strafverteidiger.de/
Rank this Week: 589

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 98

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By Kaiser, LeGrand & Dillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Short Wins - the Third Level Edition

    Short Wins - the Third Level Edition
    The third level for acceptance of responsibility is interesting - it's one area where some courts have held the government has pretty much unfettered discretion to decide whether or not it should apply. Basically, a person is supposed to get…
  • Feb 12

    The Seventh Circuit Continues to Make Entrapment Meaningful

    The Seventh Circuit Continues to Make Entrapment Meaningful
    Entrapment is making a comeback. As a defense I mean. It started making a comeback as a government tactic shortly after September 11 before it migrated to the non-national security law enforcement world. And the Seventh Circuit appears to…
  • Feb 11

    Short Wins - the Restitution Edition

    Short Wins - the Restitution Edition
    In this set of short wins, the one that I'd like to call attention to is United States v. Cuti. Restitution is not a sexy issue. It isn't as fun to read about as, say, a Brady fight, or a glaring evidentiary problem at a trial. But it's…
Rank this Week: 574

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/
  • Mar 2

    D.C. Legalizes Marijuana

    D.C. Legalizes Marijuana
    The road to marijuana legalization did not come easy for Colorado and Washington State. Both endured negative publicity from the national media and propaganda campaigns from various lobbyist groups (alcohol being a major one). And even in…
  • Feb 24

    New Bill Would Restrict Police Power To Confiscate Property

    New Bill Would Restrict Police Power To Confiscate Property
    It almost seems like a crime in and of itself. A police officer arrests a person for suspicion of committing a drug offense. Then a few hours (hopefully not longer) later upon being released he or she finds out that the police have kept…
  • Feb 18

    Appellate Arguments Scheduled For Maryland Gun Law

    Appellate Arguments Scheduled For Maryland Gun Law
    The Maryland Firearms Safety Act survived one challenge to its constitutionality back in the summer, and now the controversial law faces yet another hurdle next month. The act, which went into effect back in October, garnered national…
Rank this Week: 4616

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Mortgage Fraud Ringleader Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison

    Mortgage Fraud Ringleader Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Susanne Helbig, 50, Roanoke, Virginia, the former majority owner of a construction company who recruited a number of strawbuyers to defraud financial institutions of millions of dollars through an intricate mortgage fraud…
  • Mar 2

    7th Defendant Pleads Guilty to $3M Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

    7th Defendant Pleads Guilty to $3M Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Justin Joseph Christenson, 35, Forest Lake, Minnesota, admitted conspiring with Thomas Rosensteel, Robert Scott “Rod” Aslesen, and at least four others to defraud mortgage lenders by falsifying loan…
  • Mar 2

    Businessman Admits Role in $1M Short Sale Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

    Businessman Admits Role in $1M Short Sale Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Danny Zhao, 36, Ashburn, Virginia, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud admitting his role in a short sale mortgage fraud scheme. Zhao faces a maximum period of five years of imprisonment when he is sentenced…
Rank this Week: 3

Oklahoma DUI

Oklahoma DUI

Covers DUI news and cases. They are the co-authors of By Bruce Edge and John Hunsucker.

http://duioklahoma.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Field Sobriety Tests: How Reliable Are They?

    Field Sobriety Tests: How Reliable Are They?
    Aside from Intoxilyzer or blood tests, one of the commonly-used means of Oklahoma police to assess whether an Oklahoma driver is under the influence of drugs or alcohol are field sobriety tests. Officers typically have a suspected drunk…
  • Mar 1

    Good Article About Cost of Reinstating Oklahoma Driver's License

    Good Article About Cost of Reinstating Oklahoma Driver's License
    Nice quote from me in today's Daily Oklahoman.  Oklahoma Watch is doing a series about the high cost offenders face when getting out of prison and the author called me to discuss the cost of license reinstatement.  You can't access…
  • Feb 23

    Can the DUI Flyer Prevent Arrest?

    Can the DUI Flyer Prevent Arrest?
    Can a piece of paper get you past an Oklahoma DUI sobriety checkpoint? Anyone familiar with the game “Monopoly” – and many people who are not – recognize the term, "get out of jail free card." The idea of a quick…
Rank this Week: 4003

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 911

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    The MVD Should Not Be Allowed To Have Nice Thing

    The MVD Should Not Be Allowed To Have Nice Thing
    Arizona’s MVD, our equivalent of what everyplace else seems to call the DMV, has been on a bit of a rampage lately. I used to routinely wait months and months to get a hearing on a license suspension, but now they schedule them with…
  • Feb 27

    Rock Bottom

    Rock Bottom
    At a hearing earlier this week, I mentioned to the judge how a police officer unfairly targeted my client. It seemed to me that the cop was clearly out to get him. The judge laughed, “he’s a motor; of course he’s out to…
  • Feb 24

    Prosecutorial DV Psychosi

    Prosecutorial DV Psychosi
    Negotiating with prosecutors in domestic violence cases can be impossible, as the mere filing of such a case somehow instantly cements in their minds the roles each person involved the case must play. Fairly often, no amount of rational…
Rank this Week: 792

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Mar 2

    Selfies & Snapchat become New Tools for Law Enforcement

    Selfies & Snapchat become New Tools for Law Enforcement
    There are many things that have entered the digital arena in the past decade that were not available in years prior, both in regards to criminals and law enforcement. Those include Facebook, smartphones, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat,…
  • Feb 27

    Can you get your sex offender registration requirement removed in AZ?

    Can you get your sex offender registration requirement removed in AZ?
    It’s not likely that you’ll be able to have your sex offender registration requirement removed in Arizona, but you may be able to have the charges against you dismissed or lowered to a lesser charge if the sexual offense is…
  • Feb 25

    Can you have a felony charge expunged in Arizona?

    Can you have a felony charge expunged in Arizona?
    The answer to that question depends largely on which felony offense you are hoping to expunge from your record. Though most felony offenses can never truly be expunged in Arizona, certain charges can be set aside. When a charge is set aside,…
Rank this Week: 3817

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Motorcyclist charged with DUI manslaughter months after death of skateboarder

    Motorcyclist charged with DUI manslaughter months after death of skateboarder
    A motorcyclist was arrested this month on two serious felonies, charged with DUI manslaughter and vehicular homicide in an August crash that killed a pedestrian.  The driver is accused of going between 70 and 80 mph on a road with a 30…
  • Feb 27

    A look back finds gambling case “oversold”

    A look back finds gambling case “oversold”
    Prosecutors and law enforcement held a big press conference two years ago, announcing what appeared to be the beginning of a major statewide gambling bust – with dozens arrested and more supposedly to follow.  As it turned out,…
  • Feb 23

    Boy charged as an adult in Jacksonville arson

    Boy charged as an adult in Jacksonville arson
    Prosecutors have changed course and are now charging a 15-year-old boy as an adult in four fires police say were deliberately set in a Jacksonville neighborhood.  Fire officials were investigating the fires to three vacant homes and a…
Rank this Week: 1687

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    Undercover Prostitution Stings in South Florida

    Undercover Prostitution Stings in South Florida
    Law enforcement officials in South Florida are increasing their efforts to put “Johns” behind bars with their anti-prostitution campaigns.  In Palm Beach County, FL undercover Palm Beach County Sheriff Deputies are walking…
  • Mar 2

    Petit Theft or Larceny Charges in Florida

    Petit Theft or Larceny Charges in Florida
    Petit theft or larceny in Florida occurs when a person: (1) knowingly obtaining or using, or endeavoring to obtain or use; (2) the property of another; (3) with intent to either temporarily or permanently deprive the other person of a right…
  • Feb 26

    Prosecutorial Misconduct in the Florida Criminal Justice System

    Prosecutorial Misconduct in the Florida Criminal Justice System
    When will the Florida courts sanction Assistant State Attorneys, as oppose to writing opinions that allow them to scorm out of making improper arguments, during their prosecutions of criminal trials? The prosecutor’s role in Florida is…
Rank this Week: 2505

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Blog

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Nevada criminal law updates and news. Published by Neil Shouse & Associates.

http://www.las-vegas-criminal-defense-blog.com/
  • Mar 2

    North Las Vegas man arrested after 2 drug raid

    North Las Vegas man arrested after 2 drug raid
    This past Thursday 25-year-old Jorge Garcia was arrested in North Las Vegas for drugs and gun charges following two raids. The police confiscated $15,000, 24 pounds of marijuana, 45 grams of methamphetamine, marijuana edibles, THC extract,…
  • Feb 22

    3 arrested in massive marijuana bust in Las Vega

    3 arrested in massive marijuana bust in Las Vega
    This weekend Las Vegas police arrested three people during a three-house marijuana bust. Police executed the pot bust after receiving an anonymous tip and securing search warrants. 37-year old Zhiwen Lin, 63-year old Jianguo Han, 36-year old…
  • Feb 17

    Two convicted of murdering a mother in Las Vega

    Two convicted of murdering a mother in Las Vega
    Today a Las Vegas jury convicted David James Burns, 23, and Willie Darnell Mason, 32, of murdering Derecia Newman, a 28-year-old mother of four in August, 2010. Newman suffered a gunshot to the head, and her 12-year-old daughter was shot in…
Rank this Week: 930

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Top 10 Ways to Get out of Jury Duty in Mississippi

    Top 10 Ways to Get out of Jury Duty in Mississippi
    So, I wake up this morning and I have a text from an out of state buddy. "Hey man" it starts, "I got called to jury duty and I need to be out of town on Thursday. How can I get out of it!?!?" I get this question all the time. People HATE…
  • Feb 27

    MDPS Traffic Crash Report

    MDPS Traffic Crash Report
    Officials with the Mississippi Department of Public Safety have released the traffic crash report from the past week. According to WJTV News Channel 12, many of the crashes are being linked with the icy weather that took place on Tuesday and…
  • Feb 20

    Icy Roads in Metro Area

    Icy Roads in Metro Area
    Commuters in the Metro area and across Mississippi have been dealing with Icy roads and bridges this week. WJTV News Channel 12 reports that first responders and other emergency response crews were out in full force on Friday morning. There…
Rank this Week: 1603

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

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

    Tweets, Terroristic Threats and "True Threats"

    Tweets, Terroristic Threats and "True Threats"
    For reasons we will get to in a moment, the State of Missouri charged Robert Metzinger with “making a terroristic threat under [Missouri Revised Statutes] § 574.115(4).”  State v. Metzinger, 2015 WL 790463 (Missouri…
  • Feb 27

    The Lottery Terminal, Computer Crime and "Authorization"

    The Lottery Terminal, Computer Crime and "Authorization"
    After Caryn Aline Nascimento was “convicted of one count of aggravated first-degree theft and one count of computer crime”, she appealed.  State v. Nascimento, 2015 WL 465188 (Court of Appeals of Oregon2015).  On appeal,…
  • Feb 25

    The 4th Amendment, the Search Warrant, the Network Investigation Technique

    The 4th Amendment, the Search Warrant, the Network Investigation Technique
    After Gary Reibert was charged with “with the receipt and attempted receipt of child pornography (Count I) in violation of 18 U.S.Code § 2252A(a)(2) and (b)(1) and the accessing of a computer in interstate…
Rank this Week: 733

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Lawmakers Seek to Close “Loophole” in SC DUI Law

    Lawmakers Seek to Close “Loophole” in SC DUI Law
    In 2009, an amendment to South Carolina’s DUI laws required arresting agencies to video record any field sobriety testing during a DUI arrest. Prosecutors and law enforcement are now complaining that it is nearly impossible to convict a…
  • Feb 23

    Can I Trick a Breathalyzer?

    Can I Trick a Breathalyzer?
    One of the more common questions I get regarding breathalyzers is “Can I do anything to trick the breathalyzer?” Although it is true that breathalyzers are, by themselves, inaccurate, many people are mistake when they believe that…
  • Feb 16

    Floridians Exercise Rights at DUI Checkpoints with “Fair DUI Flier”

    Floridians Exercise Rights at DUI Checkpoints with “Fair DUI Flier”
    In the past few months, you may have seen Youtube videos have been popping up left and right showing drivers in Florida passing through DUI checkpoints without having to submit to the standard inconveniencies normally associated with DUI…
Rank this Week: 1584

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 2

    New Proof Required in Hit-and-Run Case

    New Proof Required in Hit-and-Run Case
    As our Palm Beach and Broward County hit-and-run attorneys know, such cases aren't always as straightforward as they might seem. Last week, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that in order for someone to be convicted of leaving the scene of a…
  • Feb 27

    On Cellphone Video: Broward Deputy Drags Mentally Ill Woman by Feet

    On Cellphone Video: Broward Deputy Drags Mentally Ill Woman by Feet
    This past week, the Sun Sentinel reported on a story that's been making national headlines ever since: a Broward County Deputy dragged a woman through a courthouse by her feet. The officer, who pulled the woman by the shackles around her…
  • Feb 26

    Foolish Crimes Serve as Warning

    Foolish Crimes Serve as Warning
    As our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers know, a couple of ostensibly incomprehensible crimes committed recently in South Florida serve as reminders that the actions we take have consequences. These offenses, which we…
Rank this Week: 2205

Landsberg Law Office Blog

Landsberg Law Office Blog

Features the story of the life, times and tribulations of a Trial Attorney in Paradise.

http://808crime.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    Happy New Year

    Happy New Year
    2015 has already started and I just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who’s trusted me with their case already this year. There’s a whole lot of things to discuss about simply the first two months of this year, that…
  • Nov 14

    Kailua Sand Sifter Competition

    Kailua Sand Sifter Competition
    The benefits of having attorney Noah Gibson join the Landsberg Law Office goes beyond helping our clients with a greater degree of attentiveness. Noah is a long time board member of Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and devotes much of…
  • Nov 14

    Kailua Sand Sifter Competition

    Kailua Sand Sifter Competition
    The benefits of having attorney Noah Gibson join the Landsberg Law Office goes beyond helping our clients with a greater degree of attentiveness. Noah is a long time board member of Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and devotes much of…
Rank this Week: 2325

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    Oklahoma Stalking Laws and Violating a Protective Order

    Oklahoma Stalking Laws and Violating a Protective Order
    An Oklahoma City woman is accused of stalking and violating a protective order filed against her by her ex-boyfriend in December. Court records show an emergency order of protection was served to Lisa Lynn Harris, 51, on December 10, and two…
  • Feb 27

    Death Penalty Trial Begins in Bus Stop Stabbing Case

    Death Penalty Trial Begins in Bus Stop Stabbing Case
    Isaiah G. Tryon is accused of brutally stabbing to death his 19-year-old girlfriend in front of horrified onlookers at an Oklahoma City bus stop. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against the 25-year-old man, calling the 2012 murder…
  • Feb 23

    Infographic: Where Mental Health and Criminal Justice Collide

    Infographic: Where Mental Health and Criminal Justice Collide
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Houston Criminal Lawyer and DWI…

Houston Criminal Lawyer and DWI Blog

Covers Texas criminal and DWI law, with an emphasis on Greater Houston cases. By Scheiner Law Group.

http://www.scheinerlaw.com/blog
  • Mar 2

    Guide to Contesting a DWI Charge

    Guide to Contesting a DWI Charge
    A DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) charge is typically considered a misdemeanor on the first offense in Texas; however, the consequences of a conviction can be far more serious than other misdemeanor charges. A DWI conviction could mean jail…
  • Feb 25

    How to Get a Provisional License after a DWI Conviction

    How to Get a Provisional License after a DWI Conviction
    Receiving a DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) conviction can make your life very difficult for a variety of reasons. Beyond the potential fines and possible jail time depending on your case, the loss of your license can also severely impact you…
  • Feb 20

    Why Trial By Jury May Be a Better Choice Than a Judge

    Why Trial By Jury May Be a Better Choice Than a Judge
    When involved in a legal case, many people wonder if they’re better off trying their case before a jury or a judge. And while there are always exceptions for particular cases, generally speaking as a defendant a trial by jury is usually…
Rank this Week: 1842

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Provides information on Denver criminal defense.

http://www.criminallawyerdenver.com/denver-criminal-defense-blog/
  • Mar 1

    Why You Need to Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer Before Charges Are Filed

    Why You Need to Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer Before Charges Are Filed
    Have you been involved in a criminal case in Denver?  It doesn’t matter whether it’s a misdemeanor case or a felony case, your life could be significantly damaged by the outcome—and when something as serious as your…
  • Feb 28

    When Should a DUI Case Go to Trial?

    When Should a DUI Case Go to Trial?
    Getting pulled over by the police can be a stressful and frightening experience. In most cases, the police will only stop your vehicle if you have provided them with a justification, such as weaving, running a red light or speeding. When it…
  • Feb 27

    How to Avoid a Drunk Driving Arrest and Conviction

    How to Avoid a Drunk Driving Arrest and Conviction
    There are many people who like to celebrate various occasions in life, from the little things to the big, life changing events, with a night out. Having fun and celebrating responsibly is a great thing to do, but unfortunately it can be easy…
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Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
  • Mar 1

    D.C. Bar magazine's mindfulness cover article quotes me at length.

    D.C. Bar magazine's mindfulness cover article quotes me at length.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Fighting for the best outcome for DWI/DUI, drugs, marijuana, sex charges, felonies and misdemeanors.       Now online is the D.C. Bar monthly magazine's…
  • Feb 26

    The power of being fully present at all times.

    The power of being fully present at all times.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Fighting for the best outcome for DWI/DUI, drugs, marijuana, sex charges, felonies and misdemeanors.         Three years ago, my son, now eight,…
  • Feb 24

    Pot legalization takes effect tomorrow in Washington, D.C.

    Pot legalization takes effect tomorrow in Washington, D.C.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Fighting for the best outcome for DWI/DUI, drugs, marijuana, sex charges, felonies and misdemeanors.     Pot legalization takes effect tomorrow in Washington,…
Rank this Week: 263

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2202

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Mar 1

    Aged New York Husband His Wife’s Prisoner?

    Aged New York Husband His Wife’s Prisoner?
    Eighty-four-year old Martin Cassidy spent his career creating dinosaurs for the American Museum of National History. His career began in 1972 when the museum was offered the articulated skeleton of a dinosaur, an acquisition that would cost…
  • Feb 27

    Final Chapter in LA Dodgers Divorce?

    Final Chapter in LA Dodgers Divorce?
    Jamie and Frank McCourt are now more famous for their over-the-top divorce than for their eight-year run as the owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The twists and turns of their lengthy litigation could fill a book, and no doubt will! For…
  • Feb 24

    The Curse of the In-Person Litigant

    The Curse of the In-Person Litigant
    I guess I’ve been lucky because I have never had to do a trial where the opposing party acted in person, “pro se”, as they call it in the United States. Why lucky? Because some of the worst trial horror stories involve…
Rank this Week: 492

Lori Levin Blog

Lori Levin Blog

Covers Illinois criminal justice, juvenile justice, guardianship and mental health law issues.

http://www.lorilevinlaw.com/blog.html
  • Mar 1

    Monday, the Circuit Court of Cook County is Closed in Honor of Pulaski Day

    Monday, the Circuit Court of Cook County is Closed in Honor of Pulaski Day
      The Circuit Court of Cook County will be closed on Monday, March 2, in honor of Casimir Pulaski Day. Who was Casimir Pulaski? He was a Polish nobleman who met Benjamin Franklin in Paris and was persuaded to help the American colonies…
  • Feb 8

    Contacting Counsel Prior to Meeting with the Police Regarding Investigation

    Contacting Counsel Prior to Meeting with the Police Regarding Investigation
        Please remember that when a police officer wishes to discuss and investigation of a crime with you or your child, you have a right to have counsel present. Very often, law abiding persons or parents believe that cooperating…
  • Feb 2

    The Circuit Court of Cook County is Open Today

    The Circuit Court of Cook County is Open Today
       Please be aware that the Circuit Court of Cook County is open today. It is NOT closed due to the weather. Here is the link to the court's website: http://www.cookcountycourt.org/.Lori G. LevinAttorney at Law180 N. LaSalle, Suite…
Rank this Week: 2250

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 1

    How to Search a Home with Zero Accountability

    How to Search a Home with Zero Accountability
    Accountability is an important part of the relationship between our government and its citizens. Sure, we citizens can't know everything, and that's why a small percentage of our budget is known as the "Black Budget". Black budgets are…
  • Feb 22

    More Injustice From Minimum Mandatory Sentence

    More Injustice From Minimum Mandatory Sentence
    How long had human beings been ruled by Kings, Queens, Pharaohs, and the like? Then along comes the first big experiment in governance--we Americans decided to rule ourselves. Now, for this experiment to work, the powers that corrupt must…
  • Feb 16

    Restitution Is Tough To Prove

    Restitution Is Tough To Prove
    Some people are clueless when it comes to what things are worth. We all have that friend who claims his home is worth twice what we all know it is worth. And, these are typically the same people that decide to sell their home "By Owner";…
Rank this Week: 2451

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
  • Mar 1

    Four Questions for Prime Minister Netanyahu

    Four Questions for Prime Minister Netanyahu
    This week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to give two major speeches in Washington, DC.  The first is Monday at the conference of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).  The second is on Tuesday…
  • Feb 27

    What’s Special about the US “Special Envoy” for LGBT Rights?

    What’s Special about the US “Special Envoy” for LGBT Rights?
    On Monday, February 23, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appointed Randy Berry as the first ever Special Envoy for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Persons worldwide. Amnesty International joined other…
  • Feb 26

    9 Eye-Opening Facts about the State of Human Rights Worldwide

    9 Eye-Opening Facts about the State of Human Rights Worldwide
    In 2014, Amnesty International recorded and investigated human rights abuses in 160 countries and territories worldwide*. While progress is being made in some areas, the frightening facts and figures below show that for many people the human…
Rank this Week: 36

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Alabama criminal law and procedure, including DUI,, theft crimes, and violent crimes. By Steven D. Ebersole.

http://www.birminghamcriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Mar 1

    Domestic Violence Arrest for Alabama Football Player

    Domestic Violence Arrest for Alabama Football Player
    A junior linebacker playing for the University of Alabama has been arrested on a single charge of domestic violence, a third-degree misdemeanor. According to the statement released by the local police department, the alleged victim was…
  • Feb 26

    Alabama v. Hendrix – Dismissal of Vehicular Manslaughter Charges Affirmed

    Alabama v. Hendrix – Dismissal of Vehicular Manslaughter Charges Affirmed
    The Alabama Court of Appeals recently affirmed the dismissal of a second criminal indictment against a defendant for charges related to a fatal car accident allegedly caused by defendant, who is accused of being drunk, speeding and veering…
  • Feb 22

    Wagner v. Alabama – Probation Revocation Reversed, Remanded

    Wagner v. Alabama – Probation Revocation Reversed, Remanded
    Probation is often imposed on criminal defendants after completion of a jail or prison term, sometimes in lieu of a longer incarceration. Part of the deal is defendants have to maintain a certain criteria (avoid arrest, submit to regular…
Rank this Week: 4595

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Mar 1

    Sealing Juvenile Records in Nevada

    Sealing Juvenile Records in Nevada
    Sealing of Juvenile Records in Nevada Part of growing up is making poor choices. Some of these carry heavy consequences, like being charged with juvenile delinquency. Most kids learn their lesson after suffering the consequences.…
  • Feb 28

    Criminal Defense Overview

    Criminal Defense Overview
    Criminal Defense Overview Being charged with a crime is stressful, and the consequences of being found guilty are serious. That’s why selecting an experienced criminal defense attorney is so important. In Nevada, people may face…
  • Feb 27

    Las Vegas Domestic Violence Attorney

    Las Vegas Domestic Violence Attorney
    Domestic violence charges are divisive and difficult to resolve. That’s why it’s important to hire experienced legal counsel as soon as possible. Sometimes the victims of domestic violence aren’t just the spouse or children…
Rank this Week: 1734

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3643

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI topics such as breathalyzer and constitutional issues, field sobriety tests, and DUI procedures and rights. By Bruce M. Robinson.

http://www.marylandduilawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 1

    I smell dope in the nations capital

    I smell dope in the nations capital
    This week Marijuana becomes legal in the nation's capital, Washington D.C., kinda. A person is allowed to grow up to three plants in their house and they are allowed to smoke Marijuana in their house- not on the street. Unlike liberal and…
  • Feb 10

    Marijuana and driving under the Influence

    Marijuana and driving under the Influence
    The issue of DUI by Marijuana (driving under the influence) has never been more relevant than now when states are beginning to jump onto the pot bandwagon, legalizing Marijuana for recreational and or medical use while many more states have…
  • Feb 1

    Will I lose my job if I get arrested for DUI in Maryland

    Will I lose my job if I get arrested for DUI in Maryland
    Will I lose my job if I get arrested for DUI? Always a question on the lips of those arrested for an alcohol violation in Maryland. The short answer is probably not! In our over 20 years experience I can count (probably on less than one…
Rank this Week: 4582

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/
  • Feb 28

    Police Arrest Two Men for "Icing" the Road after Drunk Driving Crash

    Police Arrest Two Men for "Icing" the Road after Drunk Driving Crash
    According to a recent news report from the Daily Record, New Jersey police arrested two men who were involved in an alleged drunk driving car accident, which they later attempted to cover up. Authorities say one of the two men crashed his…
  • Feb 25

    Amherst Police Arrest Two UMass Students for Drunk Driving

    Amherst Police Arrest Two UMass Students for Drunk Driving
    It should come as no surprise that college students tend to drink more heavily and more often than older Americans. With increased drinking also comes increased risk - not only risk with their own safety, but risk involving the safety of…
  • Feb 22

    Alleged Drunk Driver - a Police Officer - Arrested in Medford

    Alleged Drunk Driver - a Police Officer - Arrested in Medford
    According to a recent news report from CBS Boston, a Medford police officer was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor (OUI), negligent operation of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident…
Rank this Week: 1892

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Covers Minnesota criminal law topics. By Thomas Gallagher.

http://minneapoliscriminallawyer.liberty-lawyer.com
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New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

Provides New York criminal law updates and commentary. By Easton Thompson Kasperek.

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 28

    A Rose By Any Other Name

    A Rose By Any Other Name
    byWilliam t. Easton, aka "Bill", aka "Billy" In recent years our firm has noted the prosecution’s increased use of monikers or “a/k/a”s in the captions of indictments, especially for those defendants charged federally with…
  • Feb 18

    Once Again: Statutory Language Cannot Be Simply Ignored By Prosecutor

    Once Again: Statutory Language Cannot Be Simply Ignored By Prosecutor
    The New York Court of Appeals, in People v Brumfield (2015 NY Slip Op 01377 [2/17/15]), affirmed the holding of the Appellate Division,  Fourth Department (109 AD3d 1105 [4th Dept 9/27/13]), that the District Attorney cannot condition a…
  • Jan 26

    Don’t talk to federal agents. Ever.

    Don’t talk to federal agents. Ever.
    Regent Law Professor James Duane’s lecture “Don’t Talk To The Police,” outlining why citizens should always exercise their 5th Amendment right to remain silent when questioned by government agents can found…
Rank this Week: 669