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Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Golf Cart DUI Results in Death

    Golf Cart DUI Results in Death
    When the media reports on a death involving a Los Angeles DUI, the victim is usually a pedestrian or the driver or passenger in one of the vehicles that crashed. But deadly DUIs can also result from incidents involving much smaller,…
  • Jul 25

    Bad Parking Job Leads to DUI Arrest

    Bad Parking Job Leads to DUI Arrest
    When police officers are out on patrol looking for drivers who might be DUI in Los Angeles, they watch for vehicles weaving in and out of traffic, veering over the center line and blowing through stop signs and other traffic signals. In…
  • Jul 20

    DUI Firefighter Will Cost City $5 Million

    DUI Firefighter Will Cost City $5 Million
    Courts don’t hold a city responsible when an off-duty employee drinks too much and faces charges of DUI. But if that city employee is DUI in Los Angeles when on the job, the result could be costly for his/her employer. One recent…
Rank this Week: 3963

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    How Many DUIs are Caused by Undiagnosed Mental Health Issues?

    How Many DUIs are Caused by Undiagnosed Mental Health Issues?
    Addiction to alcohol and other drugs obviously contributes to many arrests for DUI in Los Angeles. But could repeat DUI offenses also be an indicator that a person has a mental health disorder? The San Joaquin Superior Court’s…
  • Jul 25

    Washington State Supreme Court Rules DUI Sobriety Tests Aren’t Unreasonable Search

    Washington State Supreme Court Rules DUI Sobriety Tests Aren’t Unreasonable Search
    What evidence should a judge permit police to present during a DUI trial? If a driver suspected of DUI in Los Angeles refuses to take a field sobriety test, for example, should the court allow police officers to use that as evidence against…
  • Jul 22

    Celebration Nets Teen Another DUI Arrest

    Celebration Nets Teen Another DUI Arrest
    A driver might be very happy when a judge reduces a charge of DUI in Los Angeles to a lesser charge, like wet reckless. But getting intoxicated and driving down a busy main street is not a good way to celebrate. Just ask 18-year-old Lucas…
Rank this Week: 4320

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    When a Plea Bargain Is a Good Idea

    When a Plea Bargain Is a Good Idea
    Plea bargains have become increasingly important to criminal defendants these days as reports have shown that 97% of all federal criminal cases and 94% of state cases end in guilty pleas.  As most defendants do not wish for the…
  • Jul 21

    Update: Notice of Claim Filed in George Tillman Case

    Update: Notice of Claim Filed in George Tillman Case
    Last week, the Law Offices of Jeffrey Lichtman along with the Law Office of Marc Fernich filed a notice of claim against the New York City Police Department on behalf of the wife and mother of George Tillman, charging wrongful death and…
  • Jul 12

    Why Hire Someone With Federal Criminal Experience? Because You Want To Avoid Prison, That’s Why

    Why Hire Someone With Federal Criminal Experience? Because You Want To Avoid Prison, That’s Why
    The other day a potential client came to see me about his federal criminal case in New York.  During our discussion, he wondered if there was any real benefit of hiring an attorney who was heavily experienced in the federal system or…
Rank this Week: 2163

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/
  • Jul 27

    Mayor of Tavares Suspended By Florida Governor

    Mayor of Tavares Suspended By Florida Governor
    The mayor of the City of Tavares was suspended from his office by the governor of Florida on Thursday afternoon. Mayor Robert William Wolfe was charged a day earlier with insurance fraud, a third-degree felony. He bonded out of jail Wednesday…
  • Jul 27

    Mayor of Tavares Suspended By Florida Governor

    Mayor of Tavares Suspended By Florida Governor
    The mayor of the City of Tavares was suspended from his office by the governor of Florida on Thursday afternoon. Mayor Robert William Wolfe was charged a day earlier with insurance fraud, a third-degree felony. He bonded out of jail Wednesday…
  • Jul 22

    Citrus County Deputy Charged with Prostitution, Solicitation

    Citrus County Deputy Charged with Prostitution, Solicitation
    A Citrus County sheriff’s deputy was arrested and charged with solicitation and engaging in prostitution, authorities said Wednesday. The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office said the 31-year-old man was taken into custody.…
Rank this Week: 1164

Wright & Weiner Blog

Wright & Weiner Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.nevadacriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    What Is Witness Tampering?

    What Is Witness Tampering?
    If you should come under investigation for having committed a serious crime, your thoughts will naturally revolve around doing anything you can to tilt the odds in your favor. If your efforts in this regard include a bit of witness tampering…
  • Jul 26

    First Things to Do After a Auto Accident

    First Things to Do After a Auto Accident
    The first few minutes following a car accident are sure to be filled with confusion. In the heat of the moment, it’s easy to do and say things that can hurt you in the end while forgetting to complete the necessary tasks that anyone who…
  • Jul 14

    Flight Risk and How It’s Determined

    Flight Risk and How It’s Determined
    There are many things you might want to be in life, but when you’re facing criminal charges, a flight risk isn’t one of them. Once you’ve been arrested, though, the degree to which you meet that designation will determine…
Rank this Week: 3825

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jul 27

    Medical Marijuana in Utah

    Medical Marijuana in Utah
    The acceptance of medical marijuana as a viable option for treatment of several diseases and illnesses is increasing around the nation, yet some states such as Utah are still not sold on allowing complete use of the herb for medical use…
  • Jul 18

    Penalties Increased for Flying Drones over a Wildfire in Utah

    Penalties Increased for Flying Drones over a Wildfire in Utah
    Following repeated disruptions to wildfire suppression in southern Utah, lawmakers have increased penalties for flying drones over an active wildfire and authorities now have permission to disable or destroy the pesky unmanned aircraft.…
  • Jul 13

    Murder Conviction When a Body is Not Found

    Murder Conviction When a Body is Not Found
    When a victim is presumed dead yet a body is not found, is a murder conviction even possible? This is a question on many southern Utah residents’ minds after a young father went missing under suspicious circumstances and has yet to turn…
Rank this Week: 847

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Jul 27

    Anhörung zum FINMA-Rundschreiben „Tätigkeit als Finanzintermediär nach GwG“

    Anhörung zum FINMA-Rundschreiben „Tätigkeit als Finanzintermediär nach GwG“
    Die Eidgenössische Finanzmarktaufsicht FINMA hat am 11. Juli 2016 die Anhörung zur Anpassung des FINMA-Rundschreibens 2011/1 „Tätigkeit als Finanzintermediär nach GwG“ eröffnet (siehe Medienmitteilung).…
  • Jul 24

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

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

    Tax Freedom Days 2015

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

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Podcast: New Texas death-in-custody data online

    Podcast: New Texas death-in-custody data online
    Grits contributing writer Amanda Woog, who is a postdoctoral fellow at the UT-Austin Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis, has made a curated version of Texas' death-in-custody database available for the first time online. See her…
  • Jul 27

    Victoria jail ignores nutritionist limits on serving cold food

    Victoria jail ignores nutritionist limits on serving cold food
    No longer do Victoria County Jail inmates receive "three hots and a cot," as the saying goes. The Sheriff switched to cold food only in the jail, eliminating all hot meals after inmates on work detail were caught making jailhouse hooch.…
  • Jul 25

    FSC questions admissibility of unaccredited forensic

    FSC questions admissibility of unaccredited forensic
    Here are a couple of items related to forensic error that merit Grits readers' attention: Challenging admissibility of junk scienceThe Texas Forensic Science Commission's Lynn Garcia posed what to me sounds like a blockbuster question to the…
Rank this Week: 124

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
Rank this Week: 1314

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

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

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Pittsburgh Man Sues Over Pacemaker

    Pittsburgh Man Sues Over Pacemaker
    A Pittsburgh man sued the city after his pacemaker failed during a security screening at the municipal court.
  • Jul 25

    Filming In The ER And Patient Privacy Right

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

    Recalled Vehicle To Blame for Actor’s Death

    Recalled Vehicle To Blame for Actor’s Death
    Anton Yelchin died when his Jeep rolled backward and crushed him. The jeep was part of an April recall from Fiat Chrysler.
Rank this Week: 1806

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
Rank this Week: 263

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?
    INTRODUCTION On March 30, 1981, as former President Ronald Reagan left the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington D.C., John Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate the president. Hinckley drew his revolver and fired six rounds, injuring…
  • Jul 27

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?
    INTRODUCTION On March 30, 1981, as former President Ronald Reagan left the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington D.C., John Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate the president. Hinckley drew his revolver and fired six rounds, injuring…
  • Jun 19

    Should Orlando Shooter’s Wife Face Criminal Charges?

    Should Orlando Shooter’s Wife Face Criminal Charges?
    INTRODUCTION The discussion began almost immediately after the abhorrent Orlando shooting took place. Should the shooter’s wife face criminal charges? Even before details were released concerning her alleged involvement, numerous…
Rank this Week: 1663

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Coming Your Way: Roadside Saliva Test

    Coming Your Way: Roadside Saliva Test
    I’ve posted in the past about the difficulties of testing for marijuana in drunk driving investigations.  See Does Presence of Marijuana in Blood Constitute Drunk Driving?, Identifying and Proving DUI Marijuana ("Stoned Driving")…
  • Jul 25

    OC Man Gets 7 Years for DUI with Injury

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

    California’s DUI Education Program

    California’s DUI Education Program
    When a person is convicted of a California DUI, they face a number of penalties one of which is to attend a court-approved DUI program. The most common of inquiries regarding the programs have to do with their duration. The length of the…
Rank this Week: 875

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: 1197

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Driving on a Suspended License

    Driving on a Suspended License
    Common Questions About Driving On A Suspended License In Florida Defending A Driving On A Suspended License Charge In Florida Pinellas County court has specialized courts that deals strictly with traffic citations, DUIs and license…
  • Jul 20

    Consequences of Traffic Violations in Florida

    Consequences of Traffic Violations in Florida
    Consequences Of Traffic Violations, And License Suspensions In Florida Habitual Traffic Offenders In Florida And Their Consequences A habitual traffic offender is found under statute 322.264. That means that someone receives 3 or more…
  • Jul 12

    Florida Traffic Tickets, Your questions answered Part One of Five

    Florida Traffic Tickets, Your questions answered Part One of Five
    Frequently Asked Questions About Traffic Violation Tickets In Florida How Long Does Someone Have To File For A Hearing If They’ve Received A Traffic Violation Ticket In Florida If it’s a basic traffic violation, with very few…
Rank this Week: 4067

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/
  • Jul 27

    Can Cops Use Your Cellphone to Find You if You Left It at a Crime Scene?

    Can Cops Use Your Cellphone to Find You if You Left It at a Crime Scene?
    You’ve just committed a crime, but you dropped your smartphone while you were doing it. Now the police arrive to investigate the scene of the crime, and they find your phone. Are they allowed to use the phone to find you? Do they need a…
  • Jul 15

    You Still Have Rights When You are on Probation

    You Still Have Rights When You are on Probation
    If you are convicted of a crime and placed on probation, you will be required to follow certain terms and conditions of your probation. These conditions are often related to the circumstances of your crime. So, what happens when the…
  • Jul 13

    Could Unpaid Court Fees Send You to Jail?

    Could Unpaid Court Fees Send You to Jail?
    Davontae Sanford was 14 when he was sent to prison for murders he did not commit. When he was 23, another man confessed to those murders and his nine-year nightmare appeared to be finally ending. Then, he got a bill from the court. When it…
Rank this Week: 216

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law news concerning domestic violence, gun offenses, sex offenses and immigration status. By the Law Offices of Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    One Billion Dollar Medicare Fraud Scheme in South Florida

    One Billion Dollar Medicare Fraud Scheme in South Florida
    The U.S. Department of Justice announced on July 22, 2016 the unsealing of what will be an epic Medicare fraud sweep involving members of the South Florida community, both in Miami and Fort Lauderdale.  This is the largest Medicare…
  • Jul 21

    Human Trafficking and U.S. Federal Task Force

    Human Trafficking and U.S. Federal Task Force
    Source: Law.com Slavery and trafficking are synonymous.  Human trafficking includes Philippine young women who are transported to Saudi Arabia and confined as domestic servants, as well as commercial sex operations.  Human…
  • Jun 15

    Arrest Mateen’s Wife for Aiding and Abetting Mass Murder in Orlando?

    Arrest Mateen’s Wife for Aiding and Abetting Mass Murder in Orlando?
    Noor Zahi Salman, (the second and current wife of the Orlando shooter, Omar Mateen),  told the FBI she knew of Mateen’s plan for a mass murder shooting, accompanied him to scout out potential targets, went with him to the…
Rank this Week: 1535

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Jul 27

    Florida Paramedics Facing Criminal Charges for Taking Selfies with Unconscious Patient

    Florida Paramedics Facing Criminal Charges for Taking Selfies with Unconscious Patient
    The following article from the Washington Post is about two paramedics in Florida who are facing criminal charges after taking selfies with unconscious patients. To Kayla Renee Dubois, 24, and Christopher Wimmer, 33, the selfies they…
  • Jul 21

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  • Jul 18

    Drug Kits Used By Police Can Sometimes Send Innocent People to Jail

    Drug Kits Used By Police Can Sometimes Send Innocent People to Jail
      I once represented a client who was arrested and formally charged with trafficking in heroin.  However, when that so-called heroin was sent to the lab at the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, it was determined that…
Rank this Week: 3537

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    The iPhone 4, the Juvenile and Restitution

    The iPhone 4, the Juvenile and Restitution
    This post examines an opinion from the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland:  In re Raymond C., 2016 WL 3856139 (2016).  The caption of the case differs from the “State v. ____” or “U.S. v. ____”  type…
  • Jul 25

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

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

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

    The "Internet Troll" and "Knowingly Offering to Purchase Official Ballots"
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Oregon:  State v. Hirschman, 2016 WL 3675617 (2016).  The court begins by explaining that[a]cting as a self-described `Internet troll,’ defendant posted an…
Rank this Week: 365

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Morning Radio: Jessica Lee Mayfield

    Morning Radio: Jessica Lee Mayfield
    It Wednesday.  Walk in the early morning.  Still dark.Thinking about all that is upcoming.Meet all challenges head on.With enthusiasm.With passion.Thinking only good thoughts.All positive.  All good.Here's Jess.She's a friend.
  • Jul 26

    Morning Radio: Stevie's Tuesday

    Morning Radio: Stevie's Tuesday
    Tuesday. 24 new businesses opened in Hobbs in June.Local, local, local.Jobs for Hobbs.Get a copy of the Sunday Hobbs News Sun business section and make a concerted effort to support those businesses.I support those brave men and women who…
  • Jul 26

    Top Ten: July 26, 2016

    Top Ten: July 26, 2016
    Only one today.Last night, I put biscuits in the oven.  They came out warm and golden brown.  I cut one in half and let the butter melt.  I grilled a Boca All-American classic.  Cajun seasoning, red pepper flakes, and a…
Rank this Week: 2046

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Jul 27

    Texas Pornography Law

    Texas Pornography Law
    Pornography Laws in Texas Some people have a moral objection to certain forms of pornography. They may find them in poor taste or believe that they are harmful to society. Other people object to pornography for religious reasons. While it is…
  • Jul 20

    When Does Sexual Harassment Become a Crime?

    When Does Sexual Harassment Become a Crime?
    Defining Criminal Sexual Harassment Most people are aware that sexual harassment is a very serious issue that can have severe consequences. Whether it happens in the workplace, at school or in a public place, certain offensive behaviors may…
  • Jul 13

    Online Solicitation of Prostitution and How Texas Prosecute

    Online Solicitation of Prostitution and How Texas Prosecute
    Texas Online Solicitation of Prostitution Laws The Texas law on prostitution is very clear: it’s a criminal offense that can land you in jail. These days, more and more people are moving their prostitution activities online. For…
Rank this Week: 1810

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    The Clear Definition of Aggravated Assault or Assault with a Deadly Weapon

    The Clear Definition of Aggravated Assault or Assault with a Deadly Weapon
    Assault with a deadly weapon, which can also be referred to as aggravated assault, is a felony charge that hundreds of Las Vegas locals and visitors are charged with every year. If convicted, it carries serious criminal penalties, such as a…
  • Jul 24

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

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

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

    TV Crime Shows use the Miranda Rights with Every Arrest, but is that Real Life?
    Everybody has watched enough TV crime shows to have heard that “reading your rights” should happen at every arrest, and if the police officer didn’t “read the one arrested their rights,” the case would be thrown…
Rank this Week: 1100

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Discusses Georgia DUI defenses. By Douglas B. Chanco.

http://chancolaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    TOP 5 THINGS TO DO AFTER YOU’VE BEEN IN A DUI ACCIDENT

    TOP 5 THINGS TO DO AFTER YOU’VE BEEN IN A DUI ACCIDENT
    Being in a car accident is a difficult ordeal.  Blood, fractures and injuries can add to the frightening experience.  However, maintaining one’s focus and composure is important in order to document the events of the…
  • Jul 20

    COMMON ADJUSTER TRICKS: DISCOURAGING LEGAL HELP

    COMMON ADJUSTER TRICKS: DISCOURAGING LEGAL HELP
    Insurance adjusters know that if you represent yourself with a Georgia injury lawyer, it often means more cost to the insurance company. Therefore, the insurance adjuster will make it seem to you that you do not need legal help. Regardless of…
  • Jul 13

    CHECKLIST OF ITEMS TO SHOW YOUR ATLANTA CAR ACCIDENT INJURY LAWYER

    CHECKLIST OF ITEMS TO SHOW YOUR ATLANTA CAR ACCIDENT INJURY LAWYER
      Your ability to create a record of your injuries is essential in establishing a personal injury claim. Additionally, you should show your Georgia accident attorney documents that relate to your case. To your first in-depth…
Rank this Week: 3314

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Should Massachusetts Require Ignition Interlock Devices for First Offense Convictions? Part Two of Two

    Should Massachusetts Require Ignition Interlock Devices for First Offense Convictions? Part Two of Two
    In my previous post on this subject, I discussed how the Massachusetts Legislature is debating on whether to change the current OUI/DUI law in Massachusetts – known As “Melanie’s Law” for the young girl who was killed…
  • Jul 18

    Road Rage: Is Your Life Really Worth It?

    Road Rage: Is Your Life Really Worth It?
    I’ve lived in Massachusetts my whole life.  I’ve been driving since I was able to get my learner’s permit at age 16 (no, I won’t tell you what year that was…)  The point being, I know what it’s…
  • Jul 6

    Should Massachusetts Require Ignition Interlock Devices for OUI First Offenses?

    Should Massachusetts Require Ignition Interlock Devices for OUI First Offenses?
    A battle over how to reduce drunk driving even further has been brewing for some time now at the Massachusetts State House.  Leading this effort is the Massachusetts chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD.)  MADD is a…
Rank this Week: 1208

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law news, updates and commentary. Published By Hoffman & Associates

http://www.losangelescriminallawyersblog.com
  • Jul 26

    Police Contact after a Los Angeles Hit and Run

    Police Contact after a Los Angeles Hit and Run
    If you have committed a Hit and Run, there are several ways the police department will contact you. A Hit and Run is a vehicle code violation under VC §20002 and 20003. In order to have committed a Hit and Run, you must have caused…
  • Jul 5

    Potential Consequences of a Los Angeles Hit and Run

    Potential Consequences of a Los Angeles Hit and Run
    If you have been arrested for a Hit and Run, you could be charged under one of two statutes: California Vehicle Code §20002, and California Vehicle Code §20003. California Vehicle Code §20002 refers to cases in which there is…
  • Jul 5

    Elements of a Los Angeles Hit and Run

    Elements of a Los Angeles Hit and Run
    If a person has been arrested for suspicion of a Los Angeles Hit and Run, they may be charged under one of two different vehicle codes: California Vehicle Code §20002 or California Vehicle code §20003. One section deals with damage…
Rank this Week: 3284

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Former state office candidate admits mortgage scam, faces 3 years in prison | NJ.com

    Former state office candidate admits mortgage scam, faces 3 years in prison | NJ.com
    Former state Senate and Assembly candidate Bruce Alston faces up to three years in prison and $133,500 in restitution after pleading guilty today to theft by deception stemming from a 27-count indictment alleging a sophisticated mortgage…
  • Jul 22

    Ex-appraiser sentenced to 6 years for mortgage fraud | TribLIVE

    Ex-appraiser sentenced to 6 years for mortgage fraud | TribLIVE
    A Shaler man whose original eight-year sentence was overturned by a federal appeals court was sentenced Monday to six years in prison for his role in a multimillion dollar mortgage fraud scheme. A Pittsburgh federal jury convicted Jason…
  • Jul 19

    Alleged Fraudster Used DOL OIG’s Digital Signature on Fake Transcript

    Alleged Fraudster Used DOL OIG’s Digital Signature on Fake Transcript
    Edgar Avila aka Michael Mendez aka Michael Edgar Avila-Mendez, aka Michael AvMen was indicted on one charge of mail fraud and one charge of bank fraud in connection with two separate fraud schemes. According to the affidavit in support of the…
Rank this Week: 3

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • Jul 26

    Vehicle Seizures Generate Revenue for Law Enforcement and Government

    Vehicle Seizures Generate Revenue for Law Enforcement and Government
    Under Illinois law, the state’s attorney may petition on behalf of a local law enforcement agency, for the seizure of an automotive vehicle when it is used in the commission of any serious felony crime. Whether the petition is granted…
  • Jun 29

    New Lake County Criminal Courts Building Under Construction

    New Lake County Criminal Courts Building Under Construction
    Construction is underway on a new eight-story criminal court at the Lake County Courthouse in Waukegan, Illinois. The new 200,000 square foot building is set to be completed by June 2018. The courthouse has not been expanded since 1989. It…
  • Jun 21

    New Pilot Program in Lake County Provides Treatment for Substance Abuse

    New Pilot Program in Lake County Provides Treatment for Substance Abuse
    A new pilot program in Lake County offers treatment, rather than jail time for those struggling with drug abuse or addition. “A Way Out” is an initiative that will allow individuals that may be in possession of narcotics or…
Rank this Week: 800

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Jul 26

    EXCLUSIONARY RULE, PART 2.

    EXCLUSIONARY RULE, PART 2.
    EXCLUSIONARY RULE, PART 2. Posted by:  Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. Date:  July 26, 2016 This is part 2 of my effort to demonstrate that we do not take the 4th Amendment seriously (part 1 is…
  • Jul 13

    TO REPLACE A DYING EXCLUSIONARY RULE.

    TO REPLACE A DYING EXCLUSIONARY RULE.
    TO REPLACE A DYING EXCLUSIONARY RULE. Posted by:  Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. Date:  July 13, 2016 In Utah v. Strieff, 579 U.S. __ (June 20, 2016), the U.S. Supreme Court continued to whittle away at the exclusionary rule. For the…
  • Jul 7

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FIREARMS BAN- WHAT’S NEW IN MAINE?

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FIREARMS BAN- WHAT’S NEW IN MAINE?
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FIREARMS BAN- WHAT’S NEW IN MAINE? Posted by:  Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. Date:  July 7, 2016 Last year, changes were made to the Maine statute that prohibits people in various circumstances from possessing…
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Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
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Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
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Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
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Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Jul 26

    Rape Victim Files Lawsuit After Being Jailed in Texa

    Rape Victim Files Lawsuit After Being Jailed in Texa
    The tactics of prosecutors in Texas often make headlines for the wrong kinds of reasons but an incident in which a rape victim was jailed in Houston is shocking even by the standards of the Lone Star State. In Harris County, a prosecutor…
  • Jul 20

    Texas Beauty Queen Loses Her Crown After Her Criminal Record is Revealed

    Texas Beauty Queen Loses Her Crown After Her Criminal Record is Revealed
    Having a criminal record can severely impact your life by barring you from jobs and accolades, even years after a conviction. This was graphically illustrated when a beauty queen in Texas was stripped of her crown after her criminal record…
  • Jul 7

    Supreme Court Backs Laws That Make DWI Breath Test Refusal a Crime

    Supreme Court Backs Laws That Make DWI Breath Test Refusal a Crime
      Controversial laws in states such as Texas that make it a crime for a drunk driving suspect to refuse a breath test have been backed by the U.S. Supreme Court. The highest court in the land has provided greater clarity on what…
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Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 26

    North Carolina Moves To Block Release of Police Camera Footage

    North Carolina Moves To Block Release of Police Camera Footage
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Am I allowed to videotape an interaction with police? Can they make me stop filming?” North Carolina now joins the ranks of other states attempting to block the release…
  • Jul 19

    Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and the criminal implications of secret recording

    Taylor Swift, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and the criminal implications of secret recording
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “What is the difference between a misdemeanor and a felony?” For pop culture junkies the Taylor Swift/Kanye West feud dates back a long way, to 2009, to be precise. It was…
  • Jul 12

    Streamers Beware, Sharing Your Passwords May Now Be A Federal Crime

    Streamers Beware, Sharing Your Passwords May Now Be A Federal Crime
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “How is getting charged with a crime on a college campus different from being charged off campus?” Almost everyone these days shares passwords for one streaming service or…
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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
  • Jul 26

    Can you seal your criminal record after going to jail in Texas?

    Can you seal your criminal record after going to jail in Texas?
    Nondisclosures of Misdemeanor Jail Sentences A nondisclosure in Texas is the legal mechanism used to seal a person’s criminal history so that no one other than law enforcement agencies or a state license agencies have access to the…
  • Jul 14

    Driving While Intoxicated and Involuntary Intoxication

    Driving While Intoxicated and Involuntary Intoxication
    DWIs and Involuntary Intoxication in Texas Involuntary intoxication occurs in instances where a person tricks another person into taking drugs or alcohol. Unfortunately, a common example of this when a person slips a drug, usually a sedative,…
  • Jul 5

    “Sudden Passion” Murder Cases in Texa

    “Sudden Passion” Murder Cases in Texa
    Sudden Passion and Murder in Texas A wife comes home early one day and discovers her husband engaged in sexual activity with another woman. Immediately enraged, the woman goes to her closet, retrieves her gun, and kills both her husband and…
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Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Jul 26

    The Admissibility of a Criminal Conviction in a Utah Trial

    The Admissibility of a Criminal Conviction in a Utah Trial
    Evidence of a Criminal Conviction Involving Dishonesty Dr. Taylor started treating Mr. Robinson in 2003 for chronic back pain and degenerative disc disease. He prescribed various pain medications to Mr. Robinson over the next three years, but…
  • Jul 21

    What is the Scope of a Gramma Request?

    What is the Scope of a Gramma Request?
    What Exactly can be Obtained Through a Gramma Request? Article I, section 14 of the Utah Constitution prohibits state actors from conducting unreasonable searches and seizures. The state can seize evidence without violating section 14 if it…
  • Jul 12

    Specific Intent to Commit a Crime Must be Proved by the Stated

    Specific Intent to Commit a Crime Must be Proved by the Stated
    Prosecutors Must Prove that the Defendant had the Specific Intent Required In the recent Carrera case the Utah Supreme Court addressed what prosecutors must prove when the elements of a crime require a specific intent. Salt…
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Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    False Rape Accusations: is this a Thing?

    False Rape Accusations: is this a Thing?
    Even criminal defense attorneys, like me, need to be reminded occasionally about the presumption of innocence. I read a piece recently in Seattle’s “Stranger” about Matt Hickey (no joke, that’s his name), a well known…
  • Jul 20

    Technology: The Best Tool To Target Terrorism?

    Technology: The Best Tool To Target Terrorism?
    OK, this time it’s personal. It hasn’t been, lately; I’ve been watching the recent carnage in a sort of state of shock. It seems surreal, as if it can’t really be happening. Not part of my world. Too horrible. And sad.…
  • Jun 8

    Ten Ways Technology Changed Law Practice

    Ten Ways Technology Changed Law Practice
    My law firm is older than the Internet. I hate it when I say stuff like that. It makes me sound so old. I don’t feel old. I definitely don’t act old. I’m one of those annoying old guys who overuses the word…
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South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Second Convicted Inmate Scheduled for Release in Massive Health Care Fraud

    Second Convicted Inmate Scheduled for Release in Massive Health Care Fraud
    Following up on an article posted here last September, the second of five defendants who was convicted of bribery charges that stemmed from a fraud that amounted to millions in duplicitous Medicaid and food stamps payments will be released…
  • Jun 28

    First of Six Arrested under New Human Trafficking Laws Convicted

    First of Six Arrested under New Human Trafficking Laws Convicted
    In 2014, new laws regarding the crime of human trafficking were passed by the Florida legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. The criminal aspect of these new laws were tested for the first time earlier last month (May 2016)…
  • May 10

    South Florida Synthetic Drug Importation Trial Finally Ends with a Conviction

    South Florida Synthetic Drug Importation Trial Finally Ends with a Conviction
    A one-time law student was convicted of conspiracy to import and possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance in association with the role he played in a drug ring that used the Internet to order synthetic chemicals from China and…
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Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Find Arizona criminal laws and information for criminal defense defendants by Tempe AZ lawyer criminal defense attorney and Arizona drunk driving legal representation.

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

    Entrapment: The Most Important Requirement for Your Defense Revealed

    Entrapment: The Most Important Requirement for Your Defense Revealed
    In a recent case the Arizona Supreme Court held that the entrapment defense afforded under A.R.S. 13-206, is reserved for cases in which the defendant admits to the substantial elements of the crime. Put simply, this means that if the…
  • Jul 4

    How to Avoid Dangers of High BAC and Extreme DUI in Summer Month

    How to Avoid Dangers of High BAC and Extreme DUI in Summer Month
    Excessive drinking while being exposed to the sun intensifies the effects of alcohol which can lead to injury, high BAC levels and Extreme DUI. This article features 20 alcohol & DUI Safety Tips; 7 Facts about high BAC; Arizona’s…
  • Jun 26

    Stalking Laws: 7 Myths and Fact

    Stalking Laws: 7 Myths and Fact
    Arizona recently passed new legislation making it easier for individuals to be arrested and charged with stalking. The law includes provisions for a wider range of conduct, and was updated to address stalking offenses related to digital,…
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Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
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Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

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

    Michigan DUI – Better Result

    Michigan DUI – Better Result
    In the previous article, I talked about simplifying things if you’ve been arrested for a Michigan DUI.  Instead of wasting time over-analyzing and over-thinking things like the traffic stop and analysis of the evidence, I pointed…
  • Jul 22

    Getting past a Michigan DUI – Keep it Simple

    Getting past a Michigan DUI – Keep it Simple
    If you’ve been arrested for a DUI in Michigan, you could almost spend forever reading websites and relevant blog articles.  Sometimes, for as much information as a person can find, it is just better to avoid getting overwhelmed and…
  • Jul 18

    Keep Possession of Marijuana or Drugs Off of your Record in Michigan

    Keep Possession of Marijuana or Drugs Off of your Record in Michigan
    If you have been arrested for a drug possession offense in Michigan, whether it’s the simple possession of marijuana, possession of analogues (meaning drugs like Vicodin and Xanax), or other controlled substances, including things like…
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Joel Heiligman's DUI Blawg

Joel Heiligman's DUI Blawg

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

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

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team

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

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

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

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

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

The D.U.I. Blog

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

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

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team

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

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

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

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

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

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

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

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

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

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

    Drinking and Driving – Why Some Take the Risk

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

    Domestic Violence Charge in Washington – Plea Bargain Might Be Mistake

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

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

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

    2016.026: Jury Selection Magic — Dallas in September

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

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

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

    2016.024: #AllPeopleLie

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

Constitutional & Legal Education News

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

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Jul 25

    Book Review: Igniting the America Revolution, 1773-1775

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

    Consider State Constitutions When the Supreme Court Fail

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

    Tenth Amendment and Nursing Equals The Most Respected Profession

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