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Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Reddin & Singer, L.L.P.

http://www.milwaukeecriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1849

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
Rank this Week: 3421

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/
  • Jan 17

    Misdemeanor Arrestees and the 85th Legislative Session - UT Conference

    Misdemeanor Arrestees and the 85th Legislative Session - UT Conference
    Several issues related to misdemeanor defendants- debtors' prisons, bail reform, and racial disparities during traffic stops- will be hot topics at the legislature this session. National and local media coverage, much of it focused on the…
  • Jan 16

    Exhibit A: Austin PD DNA lab mess argues for independent crime lab

    Exhibit A: Austin PD DNA lab mess argues for independent crime lab
    What a breathtaking mess the managers of Austin PD's now-closed DNA lab finds themselves in, and how fortunate for former Chief Art Acevedo that he picked up a new gig in Houston before all the details of the story came out. This writer has…
  • Jan 16

    'Money is coined liberty': Bail where economic populism meets the justice system

    'Money is coined liberty': Bail where economic populism meets the justice system
    Sitting in a czarist prison, Fyodor Dostoevsky wrote that "money is coined liberty." He could have been referencing 21st century American bail systems - long ago abandoned at the federal level and nearly everywhere else on the planet - in…
Rank this Week: 176

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/
  • Jan 17

    What Will Happen To The Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooter?

    What Will Happen To The Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooter?
    INTRODUCTION It was an eerie feeling. As I walked into Terminal 2 of the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Airport, just days after the horrific shooting, I was consumed with emotion. It hit me that I was in “The room where it happened.”…
  • Nov 11

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice
    PROBLEM Each year, approximately 450,000 Americans are held in jail every day because they don’t have enough money to bond out. It’s been called a “wealth-based detention scheme.” Many have had enough of this unfair…
  • Nov 11

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice
    PROBLEM Each year, approximately 450,000 Americans are held in jail every day because they don’t have enough money to bond out. It’s been called a “wealth-based detention scheme.” Many have had enough of this unfair…
Rank this Week: 1333

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    The Element of Shock or Alarm For Open and Gross Lewdness Conviction

    The Element of Shock or Alarm For Open and Gross Lewdness Conviction
    Open and Gross Lewdness Open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior in Massachusetts is a crime under G.L. c. 272 Section 16. To convict someone of this crime the prosecuting attorney must prove the element of shock or alarm. This…
  • Dec 28

    Criminal Charges for Stabbing Someone in Massachusett

    Criminal Charges for Stabbing Someone in Massachusett
    Stabbing Someone in Massachusetts One of the more personal and highly violent criminal offenses in Massachusetts is stabbing another person. Stabbings are usually the result of hot emotions or fits of rage, and they can cause minor, serious,…
  • Dec 10

    Proving Intent in Larceny By False Pretenses Case

    Proving Intent in Larceny By False Pretenses Case
    Larceny by False Pretenses Larceny over $250 by false pretenses is a felony in Massachusetts under G.L. c. 266 Section 34. The law simply states that “[w]hoever, with intent to defraud and by a false pretense, induces another to part…
Rank this Week: 659

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Zachary B. Cooper, Attorney at Law, P.C.

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1976

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/
  • Jan 17

    Court Orders Drunk Driver to Speak About His Crime

    Court Orders Drunk Driver to Speak About His Crime
    According to a recent news story from WFMZ-TV News, a Pennsylvania man has been ordered by the judge to complete 25 hours of community service.  This will consist of traveling to different colleges in the area and speaking about his…
  • Jan 14

    Everett Man Arrested Twice, Allegedly Picked Up Child While Drunk

    Everett Man Arrested Twice, Allegedly Picked Up Child While Drunk
    According to a recent news article from News 7 Boston, a man was just arrested in Everett for allegedly driving drunk while picking up his young child from school. It appears this was the second time he’s been recently arrested for this…
  • Jan 10

    MADD Assigns Ratings to State Drunk Driving Laws – Mass. Doesn’t Rate So High

    MADD Assigns Ratings to State Drunk Driving Laws – Mass. Doesn’t Rate So High
    Each year, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) release a “Report to the Nation,” as they call it, on the state of drunk driving laws across the U.S.  The agency assigns a rating ranging from one to five stars to determine…
Rank this Week: 2930

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers…

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers Blog

Covers New York criminal law regarding larceny, embezzlement, extortion and theft. By Crotty & Saland PC.

http://www.newyorktheftandlarcenylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1129

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    Jia Jinglong: Chinese villager executed despite campaign

    Jia Jinglong: Chinese villager executed despite campaign
    Source: BBC News (15 November 2016)http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-37985339The execution of a Chinese villager - despite widespread calls to commute his sentence - has drawn criticism from those who say this country's courts have one…
  • Jan 17

    UNGA 2016 Resolution – How Countries Voted

    UNGA 2016 Resolution – How Countries Voted
    Source: Anti Death Penalty Asia Network (19 December 2016)https://adpan.org/2017/01/10/unga-2016-resolution-how-countries-voted/UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY(UNGA) MORATORIUM ON THE USE OF THE DEATH PENALTY RESOLUTION..19/12/2016[117 of the…
  • Dec 20

    Duterte’s critics slam ‘barbaric’ death penalty plan to execute six criminals a day

    Duterte’s critics slam ‘barbaric’ death penalty plan to execute six criminals a day
    Source: South China Morning Post (20 December 2016)http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2056015/dutertes-critics-slam-barbaric-death-penalty-plan-executePhilippine Catholic leaders and rights groups have condemned as…
Rank this Week: 647

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Jan 17

    Driving on a Suspended License in Las Vega

    Driving on a Suspended License in Las Vega
    Driving on a suspended license under NRS 483.560 may be classified as a misdemeanor, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t serious consequences for it. Expensive fines will be imposed, and convictions under this law often lead…
  • Jan 15

    Defense of Immigrants in Las Vega

    Defense of Immigrants in Las Vega
    Every year, thousands of immigrants come to Las Vegas. They are hoping for a new start, and perhaps a chance at the American dream. With Las Vegas continuing to grow, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to move here. There are…
  • Jan 13

    Domestic Violence Charges in Las Vega

    Domestic Violence Charges in Las Vega
    As it is in other states, domestic violence is considered a particularly serious offense. NRS 200.485 defines “battery domestic violence” and outlines the consequences for someone who is convicted under this law. If you have been…
Rank this Week: 903

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Supreme Court Tackles Immigrant Deportation Case

    Supreme Court Tackles Immigrant Deportation Case
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “If I have an outstanding warrant, what should I do?” The Supreme Court will soon hear an important case touching on several hot topics: immigration, deportation and…
  • Jan 10

    Facebook Torture Video Leads To Calls For Hate Crime Charge

    Facebook Torture Video Leads To Calls For Hate Crime Charge
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Do I need to hire an attorney if I have been falsely accused?” The news became a national sensation almost immediately after it happened. A group of four black young…
  • Jan 5

    Prosecutors Seek Info From Amazon Echo To Help Solve Murder Case

    Prosecutors Seek Info From Amazon Echo To Help Solve Murder Case
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “When can I post on Social media about my ongoing case?” The news that prosecutors have asked Amazon to release data from its Echo personal assistant grabbed headlines…
Rank this Week: 3083

Crime in the Suites

Crime in the Suites

Covers white collar defense issues, including civil forfeiture, federal crimes, federal sentencing and internet law. By the Ifrah Law Firm.

http://crimeinthesuites.com/
  • Jan 17

    Alexa: Play Confession

    Alexa: Play Confession
    It sits in your house, passively recording everything you say.  It knows what you like.  It knows what you listen to.  It knows what you buy.  It knows who’s in the room with you.  And now, it might tell the…
  • Dec 6

    ‘Tis the Season of Giving: Supreme Court Expands Insider Trading Liability to Recipients of “Gift” Stock Tip

    ‘Tis the Season of Giving: Supreme Court Expands Insider Trading Liability to Recipients of “Gift” Stock Tip
    Just in time for the holiday season, the Supreme Court has ruled that gift-giving is truly its own reward.  But far from embodying the spirit of generosity that typically goes with that saying, the Court has ruled that the warm feeling…
  • Aug 12

    The E-Rate Honey Pot

    The E-Rate Honey Pot
    When you grant access to a $ 4 billion fund and give fund participants relative autonomy in how they use those funds, ne’er-do-wells will sniff their way to the honey pot. Keeping them out can be a challenge. So goes the story of the…
Rank this Week: 4648

Orland Park Criminal Defense…

Orland Park Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office of John S. Fotopoulos, P.C.

http://www.fotopouloslaw.com/orland-park-criminal-lawyer/
  • Jan 17

    Can an Accuser Stop Me From Proving My Innocence?

    Can an Accuser Stop Me From Proving My Innocence?
    Although television legal dramas might lead you to think the criminal justice system is infallible—the heroic police and prosecution always manage to catch the clearly guilty defendant—the reality is there are many people in…
  • Dec 29

    Can My Doctor File a Medical Lien Against My Personal Injury Settlement?

    Can My Doctor File a Medical Lien Against My Personal Injury Settlement?
    Following a car accident, your first priority is seeking treatment for your injuries. As we all know, medical care is expensive, especially if you lack sufficient insurance. Even a simple accident can lead to thousands of dollars in unpaid…
  • Dec 16

    How a “Structural Error” Can Render a Criminal Trial Unconstitutional

    How a “Structural Error” Can Render a Criminal Trial Unconstitutional
    If you are facing felony charges, it is important to make sure the court respects all of your constitutional rights. While even the best judges make honest mistakes, such errors can prove costly when you are facing the loss of your freedom…
Rank this Week: 2105

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 2031

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jan 16

    “Happy Endings” Massage Parlors Busted for Sexual Solicitation in Utah

    “Happy Endings” Massage Parlors Busted for Sexual Solicitation in Utah
    Five “happy endings” massage parlors in St. George Utah were busted for sexual solicitation after undercover officers were offered sexual favors for cash following a massage. Happy endings massage parlors Four massage parlors in…
  • Jan 11

    Intentional Child Abuse Charges for Utah Mom Who Locked Son in Bathroom for a Year

    Intentional Child Abuse Charges for Utah Mom Who Locked Son in Bathroom for a Year
    A southern Utah mom is facing intentional child abuse charges after authorities discovered she had been keeping her 12 year old son locked in a bathroom for over a year. Neglected basic needs of a child Authorities responded to a welfare…
  • Jan 9

    Armed Robbery of Salt Lake City Restaurant

    Armed Robbery of Salt Lake City Restaurant
    Multiple cases of armed robbery with a similar suspect description were reported by Salt Lake City restaurants within a two day stretch prior to the New Year. String of establishments robbed at gunpoint Within a 48 hour window, four different…
Rank this Week: 4611

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Book Release Tomorrow!

    Book Release Tomorrow!
    Tomorrow, Jan. 17, I’ll be at Boswell Books in Milwaukee at 7:00 p.m. for an event to mark the release of my new book, Wisconsin Sentencing in the Tough-on-Crime Era: How Judges Retained Power and Why Mass Incarceration Happened…
  • Jan 11

    U.S. Prison Population Continues Slow Decline; Wisconsin’s Inches Up

    U.S. Prison Population Continues Slow Decline; Wisconsin’s Inches Up
    Ringing in the new year, the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics recently released its data on prisoners in the United States in 2015. After rising consistently for about four decades, the U.S. prison population (state and federal combined)…
  • Dec 28

    Sentencing and Disgust

    Sentencing and Disgust
    Sixty years in prison may seem like a long time for a crime not involving homicide, but such was the term Nathan Brown received in the Northern District of New York for producing and possessing child pornography. Brown’s sentence was…
Rank this Week: 3233

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
Rank this Week: 639

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

Covers DUI charges and legal defenses. By Matthew W. Reisig.

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Scotch Plains NJ Former Top Cop Charged in DWI Crash

    Scotch Plains NJ Former Top Cop Charged in DWI Crash
    The former police chief of Scotch Plains, New Jersey, who retired in March, has been charged with driving under the influence after he crashed his vehicle into a utility pole in South Plainfield in September. Brian T. Mahoney, 51, spent…
  • Jan 16

    Proposed Legislation in NJ Could Mean Jailtime For DWI With Fatalitie

    Proposed Legislation in NJ Could Mean Jailtime For DWI With Fatalitie
    Legislation being considered in New Jersey’s state senate would create a new felony charge that prosecutors could levy against drunk drivers involved in fatal crashes. Under a proposal by State Senator Dave Oroho, R-24, a third degree…
  • Jan 16

    Falsified Calibration Data Could Upend 20,000 DWI Convictions in NJ

    Falsified Calibration Data Could Upend 20,000 DWI Convictions in NJ
    A New Jersey State Police sergeant whose job was to calibrate Alcotest devices in several counties has been accused of records tampering in a case that may compromise more than 20,000 DWI convictions over a seven year period. Sgt. Marc…
Rank this Week: 3652

New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James S. Friedman, LLC.

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2000

Conroe Criminal Lawyer Blog

Conroe Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Ron Voyles & Associates.

http://www.conroecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Your Amazon Echo May Be Ratting You Out

    Your Amazon Echo May Be Ratting You Out
    Amazon is facing off with law enforcement over their hot new holiday product, the Amazon Echo.  If you aren’t familiar with the new device, it has a series of microphones that respond to your voice commands.  You can order…
  • Jan 8

    Kitty Litter Kingpin Busted

    Kitty Litter Kingpin Busted
    Citizens of Montgomery and Harris counties can sleep easier tonight now that a large shipment of high grade Feline Bam Bam has been taken off the street.  The Kingpin was quoted as saying, “they thought they had the biggest bust in…
  • Dec 27

    Driving While Intoxicated…On Caffeine

    Driving While Intoxicated…On Caffeine
    It appears yet another lab is in hot water due to poor protocol.  The Austin Police Department crime lab has been in and out of the news for years now.  As you may recall, the DNA analysis section was actually shut down following…
Rank this Week: 2082

Peters Criminal Defense Blog

Peters Criminal Defense Blog

Covers all types of criminal defense topics.

http://www.losangelescrimelawyer.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Consuming Caffeine Illegal in California?

    Consuming Caffeine Illegal in California?
    Nearly 55% of Americans drink coffee every single day. Furthermore, the average American consumes 3.1 cups of coffee per day, according to statisticsbrain.com. So, how is it that a California man is facing criminal charges for being…
  • Jan 3

    Understanding California Kidnapping Law

    Understanding California Kidnapping Law
    You decide to pick up your kids from your ex-spouse’s home or from school. As you are driving down a Los Angeles city street, a police officer pulls you over and arrests you after an APB was issued stating you The post Understanding…
  • Dec 19

    Marijuana Legalization Having Ripple Effect for Californians Facing Drug Possession Charge

    Marijuana Legalization Having Ripple Effect for Californians Facing Drug Possession Charge
    The 2016 election resulted in much more than a new president. Residents of California voted overwhelmingly for Proposition 64, also known as the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, which legalized possession of marijuana and the use of marijuana for…
Rank this Week: 2257

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
  • Jan 16

    Is it Illegal to Dab in Texas? (Possession of Wax, BHO, Hash Oil, and other THC Concentrates)

    Is it Illegal to Dab in Texas? (Possession of Wax, BHO, Hash Oil, and other THC Concentrates)
    Dabbing involves the flash vaporization of cannabis concentrate. This is usually achieved by applying the concentrate to a hot surface before it is inhaled. A dabber takes a portion of sticky hash oil or wax, then dabs it on the end of a…
  • Jan 16

    Delivery of Marijuana in Texas | Delivery of Marijuana Charges Defense

    Delivery of Marijuana in Texas | Delivery of Marijuana Charges Defense
    In October 2015, Gallup polls reported that 58% of Americans favored legalization of marijuana. In October of 2016, Gallup released a poll showing 33 million Americans smoked marijuana. (Compare this to 40 million cigarette smokers.) Just…
  • Jan 15

    Court Appointed Attorneys in Texas | Should you use a court-appointed attorney?

    Court Appointed Attorneys in Texas | Should you use a court-appointed attorney?
    Court Appointed Attorneys Every person charged with a crime in the United States has a constitutional right to an attorney. The Texas Legislature also passed the Fair Defense Act to aid in delivering indigent defense. Criminal defense…
Rank this Week: 2116

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Is it Illegal to Dab in Texas? (Possession of Wax, BHO, Hash Oil, and other THC Concentrates)

    Is it Illegal to Dab in Texas? (Possession of Wax, BHO, Hash Oil, and other THC Concentrates)
    Dabbing involves the flash vaporization of cannabis concentrate. This is usually achieved by applying the concentrate to a hot surface before it is inhaled. A dabber takes a portion of sticky hash oil or wax, then dabs it on the end of a…
  • Jan 16

    Delivery of Marijuana in Texas | Delivery of Marijuana Charges Defense

    Delivery of Marijuana in Texas | Delivery of Marijuana Charges Defense
    In October 2015, Gallup polls reported that 58% of Americans favored legalization of marijuana. In October of 2016, Gallup released a poll showing 33 million Americans smoked marijuana. (Compare this to 40 million cigarette smokers.) Just…
  • Jan 15

    Court Appointed Attorneys in Texas | Should you use a court-appointed attorney?

    Court Appointed Attorneys in Texas | Should you use a court-appointed attorney?
    Court Appointed Attorneys Every person charged with a crime in the United States has a constitutional right to an attorney. The Texas Legislature also passed the Fair Defense Act to aid in delivering indigent defense. Criminal defense…
Rank this Week: 2055

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI/DUI news, issues and defenses. By Charles A. Ramsay.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Will A DWI Cost Me My Job?

    Will A DWI Cost Me My Job?
    I really like helping people; so do Chuck and Dan.  That is why we fight so hard at Ramsay Law Firm.  We are doing everything within our power to get our clients out of difficult situations and get their lives back on track.…
  • Jan 12

    Minnesota DPS Admits Ignition Interlock GPS Tracking Data Is Public Information

    Minnesota DPS Admits Ignition Interlock GPS Tracking Data Is Public Information
    This just keeps getting stranger ...for those of you that are unaware, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) instructed all authorized Ignition Interlock vendors to install GPS tracking in their devices.  This major change to…
  • Jan 10

    Beating Another Breath Test: Using Science to Expose the Limitations of Minnesota's DWI Alcohol Test

    Beating Another Breath Test: Using Science to Expose the Limitations of Minnesota's DWI Alcohol Test
    In another blow to Minnesota’s breath testing program last week a Hennepin County Judge ruled in this Order the Commissioner of Public Safety failed to prove our client’s alcohol concentration was 0.16 or more and rescinded the…
Rank this Week: 3815

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, breath testing, and field sobriety tests in Minnesota. By Charles A. Ramsay & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Will A DWI Cost Me My Job?

    Will A DWI Cost Me My Job?
    I really like helping people; so do Chuck and Dan.  That is why we fight so hard at Ramsay Law Firm.  We are doing everything within our power to get our clients out of difficult situations and get their lives back on track.…
  • Jan 12

    Minnesota DPS Admits Ignition Interlock GPS Tracking Data Is Public Information

    Minnesota DPS Admits Ignition Interlock GPS Tracking Data Is Public Information
    This just keeps getting stranger ...for those of you that are unaware, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) instructed all authorized Ignition Interlock vendors to install GPS tracking in their devices.  This major change to…
  • Jan 10

    Beating Another Breath Test: Using Science to Expose the Limitations of Minnesota's DWI Alcohol Test

    Beating Another Breath Test: Using Science to Expose the Limitations of Minnesota's DWI Alcohol Test
    In another blow to Minnesota’s breath testing program last week a Hennepin County Judge ruled in this Order the Commissioner of Public Safety failed to prove our client’s alcohol concentration was 0.16 or more and rescinded the…
Rank this Week: 1029

Austin Criminal Defense Blog

Austin Criminal Defense Blog

Reviews and discusses current Texas criminal defense issues. By Tillman Braniff, PLLC.

http://www.tillmanbraniff.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Start the New Year by Clearing Your Criminal Record

    Start the New Year by Clearing Your Criminal Record
    It’s a new year, and if you have a criminal record, you should find out if you can get a fresh start with a criminal record […] The post Start the New Year by Clearing Your Criminal Record appeared first on Tillman-Braniff.
  • Jan 2

    New Year’s Eve & DWI

    New Year’s Eve & DWI
    There are roughly 10,000 annual drunk-driving-related deaths nationally, and New Year’s Eve is especially troublesome with fatalities increasing two- to three-fold compared to the average. Accordingly, […] The post New…
  • Dec 26

    Fewer Gun Laws for Texas?

    Fewer Gun Laws for Texas?
    Texas State Representative Jonathan Stickland has proposed an easing of gun restrictions to make it easier for state residents to buy and own firearms. He wants […] The post Fewer Gun Laws for Texas? appeared first on Tillman-Braniff.
Rank this Week: 4667

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/
  • Jan 16

    Wisconsin Starts New Year with Tougher DWI Law

    Wisconsin Starts New Year with Tougher DWI Law
    With the start of the New Year, Wisconsin has put into action a number of new DWI penalties that previously passed the state’s legislature in April. Despite stiffer penalties, the new law notably does not make driving drunk for first…
  • Dec 14

    MN State Lawmakers Oppose Ignition Interlock GPS Tracking

    MN State Lawmakers Oppose Ignition Interlock GPS Tracking
    Lawmakers in the Minnesota state legislature are responding to concerns that the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is looking into adding new GPS technology to ignition interlock devices. According to a report from Minnesota Lawyer,…
  • Nov 22

    DWI Q&A: How to Get a Limited License in Minnesota After DWI

    DWI Q&A: How to Get a Limited License in Minnesota After DWI
    Without a doubt, being charged with DWI in Minnesota has the potential to have a profound impact on your daily routine. By knowing the ins and outs of the system, however, you can proceed with as little impact as possible. One of the most…
Rank this Week: 2168

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/
  • Jan 16

    Wisconsin Starts New Year with Tougher DWI Law

    Wisconsin Starts New Year with Tougher DWI Law
    With the start of the New Year, Wisconsin has put into action a number of new DWI penalties that previously passed the state’s legislature in April. Despite stiffer penalties, the new law notably does not make driving drunk for first…
  • Dec 14

    MN State Lawmakers Oppose Ignition Interlock GPS Tracking

    MN State Lawmakers Oppose Ignition Interlock GPS Tracking
    Lawmakers in the Minnesota state legislature are responding to concerns that the Minnesota Department of Public Safety is looking into adding new GPS technology to ignition interlock devices. According to a report from Minnesota Lawyer,…
  • Nov 22

    DWI Q&A: How to Get a Limited License in Minnesota After DWI

    DWI Q&A: How to Get a Limited License in Minnesota After DWI
    Without a doubt, being charged with DWI in Minnesota has the potential to have a profound impact on your daily routine. By knowing the ins and outs of the system, however, you can proceed with as little impact as possible. One of the most…
Rank this Week: 2197

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/
  • Jan 16

    There Goes a Man

    There Goes a Man
    I learned this weekend that the Honorable Herb Ritchie, whom I took to task (albeit without naming him, since he was only an example of the implicit corruption that is tolerated at the Harris County courthouse because it always has ……
  • Jan 5

    Ogg? More Like Ugh, Amirite?

    Ogg? More Like Ugh, Amirite?
    Without all of the clothes rending and teeth gnashing about how David Temple murdered his wife (I am familiar with the evidence, and I doubt that he did), I agree with Murray Newman (as often I do) that Kim Ogg … Continue reading…
  • Jan 4

    Harris County Corruption: You’re Soaking In It! (Update X2)

    Harris County Corruption: You’re Soaking In It! (Update X2)
    (Updated first to include appropriate soundtrack: ) Item the First: Justin Keiter — caught making an unethical argument to a jury, caught hiding Brady information, and not having his contract renewed at the Harris County…
Rank this Week: 499

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Jan 16

    Did Trump Campaign violate computer hacking laws?

    Did Trump Campaign violate computer hacking laws?
    Attorney Page Pate consults with McClatchyDC journalist Greg Gordon on the types of criminal conspiracy and computer fraud charges which members of Trump’s presidential campaign may face if key pieces… read more → The post…
  • Jan 16

    Conflicts of Interest for Donald Trump

    Conflicts of Interest for Donald Trump
      Discussing President-Elect Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest, attorney Page Pate had this to say on CNN New Day Weekend with Christi Paul, “We’ve never had a situation where the… read more → The post…
  • Jan 14

    Medstar Ambulance Will Pay $12.7 Million to Settle Whistleblower Claim

    Medstar Ambulance Will Pay $12.7 Million to Settle Whistleblower Claim
    Medstar Ambulance, Inc. and its related entities have agreed to pay the United States government $12.7 million to resolve allegations made by a whistleblower that the company defrauded taxpayers by… read more → The post Medstar…
Rank this Week: 888

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: 666

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

Answers common questions about arrests, court procedures and penalties that apply to the Fort Walton Beach & Destin, Florida area. By Shawn Lupella.

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
  • Jan 16

    Getting Blood Evidence Excluded In A DUI Case In Okaloosa or Walton County

    Getting Blood Evidence Excluded In A DUI Case In Okaloosa or Walton County
    Recently, we have had success in local DUI cases by challenging the admissibility of breath or blood testing results. One way to attack these tests is to first determine if the test was administered involuntarily. If so, you may have a legal…
  • Jan 9

    Disorderly Intoxication VS Disorderly Conduct In Okaloosa County

    Disorderly Intoxication VS Disorderly Conduct In Okaloosa County
    And The Penalties For Each In Florida, there are many charges that tend to overlap because the Florida legislature has a tendency to err on the side of allowing law enforcement and prosecutors a lot of discretion on how to charge individuals.…
  • Jan 5

    Constructive Possession Drug Defense In Florida

    Constructive Possession Drug Defense In Florida
    Black’s Law Dictionary defines constructive possession as “[c]ontrol or dominion over a property without actual possession or custody of it.” If a person is arrested for possession of drugs, they are alleged to have…
Rank this Week: 1769

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

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

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1938

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Today and all days, we shall overcome

    Today and all days, we shall overcome
    The darkness of the upcoming Trump presidency is offset by the light of the lessons of Martin Luther King, Jr. Our law firm this and every year celebrates his birthday by being closed. Today, my son and I will join the annual peace walk on…
  • Jan 15

    National Academy of Sciences releases lengthy report on “Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids”

    National Academy of Sciences releases lengthy report on “Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids”
    On January 12, 2017, the National Academy of Sciences released its lengthy report on "Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids." The report is too lengthy for me to have reviewed yet. A cursory check seems to show the report's recognizing…
  • Jan 14

    Praised be Congressman John Lewis and all others who are boycotting Trump’s inauguration

    Praised be Congressman John Lewis and all others who are boycotting Trump’s inauguration
    Praised be Congressman John Lewis -- and all other boycotting government officials -- for boycotting Trump's inauguration, after attending all prior inaugurations while a member of the House of Representatives.
Rank this Week: 260

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
  • Jan 15

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip
    RULE OF PRIMACY: Following the “Rule of Primacy” is one of the easiest (yet most overlooked) ways for attorneys to improve their trial performance. If you’re a young attorney with aspirations of becoming the next Clarence…
  • Dec 10

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED
    Greetings to all my cold Minnesota friends (cold hands but warm hearts). I’m writing this post from my winter home in Scottsdale, AZ where it’s currently a balmy 66 degrees. (sorry I couldn’t resist). Since writing my last…
  • Oct 8

    The Depressed Lawyer – Why are so many lawyers so unhappy?

    The Depressed Lawyer – Why are so many lawyers so unhappy?
    The following post is a reprint of a May 2, 2011 “Psychology Today” article written by Tyger Latham, Psy.D., a licensed clinical psychologist practicing in Washington, DC.  He counsels individuals and couples, many of…
Rank this Week: 935

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Palumbo & Associates, P.C.

http://www.trafficticketlawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    When a cop CANNOT issue you a speeding or traffic ticket in New York

    When a cop CANNOT issue you a speeding or traffic ticket in New York
    Under NY law, there are instances when the ticket a cop wrote is invalid on its face and, if you know the law cannot be enforced in court and must be dismissed. However, this knowledge and legal work must be known and done by YOU, because the…
  • Jan 8

    The difference between exculpatory evidence and inculpatory evidence in a court proceeding

    The difference between exculpatory evidence and inculpatory evidence in a court proceeding
    Often time when accused of a crime or traffic infraction people want to explain their side of the story to defend themselves. This is often not wise, as what people believe will exonerate them often ends up helping the prosecution’s…
  • Jan 4

    Why you should NEVER talk to the police and NEVER confess or give statements. EVER.

    Why you should NEVER talk to the police and NEVER confess or give statements. EVER.
    Every single day people confess to the police. It never ceases to amaze me as to why. You should never, ever talk to the police. Period. However, if you don’t believe me,then perhaps you will believe former United States Supreme…
Rank this Week: 2247

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    How To Win A High Profile Criminal Trial (Part III)

    How To Win A High Profile Criminal Trial (Part III)
    (In last week’s post on winning high profile criminal trials (part II), I discussed the importance of thinking outside the box and creating an atmosphere in the courtroom wherein the government is fighting to keep up with the defense…
  • Jan 8

    How To Win A High Profile Criminal Trial (Part II)

    How To Win A High Profile Criminal Trial (Part II)
    (In my prior post on winning high profile criminal trials, I discussed the complete and total dedication to the task at hand as well as the needed confidence of the defense lawyer, born from over-preparation, which allows him to take the…
  • Jan 1

    How To Win A High Profile Criminal Trial (Part I)

    How To Win A High Profile Criminal Trial (Part I)
    How do you win a high profile criminal case that the entire world is watching, you ask?  Many of the necessary concepts can be applied to the defense of any criminal trial, whether it be a federal RICO murder case or a state Assault…
Rank this Week: 2036

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jan 15

    Should Lawyer Who Has Sex With His Client be Disbarred?

    Should Lawyer Who Has Sex With His Client be Disbarred?
    It is common knowledge that a doctor who enters into an intimate relationship with his/her patient will typically lose his license to practice medicine. But what about lawyers? Is a sexual relationship between a lawyer and his client…
  • Dec 31

    Incompetent Lawyer is Grounds for New Trial: Or is it?

    Incompetent Lawyer is Grounds for New Trial: Or is it?
    You have surely heard the time-worn adage “You get what you pay for”? Often that is true, but not always. The decades-long investigation into the death of 15-year-old Martha Moxley of tony Greenwich, Connecticut in 1975 ultimately…
  • Dec 26

    Christmas Parenting Conflict

    Christmas Parenting Conflict
    Christmas is supposed to be the happiest time of the year, but we know that for some it is a lonely, regretful time, remembering the sorrows of seasons past. In homes divided by separation and divorce, the areas of conflict arise from the…
Rank this Week: 399

TCB's Legal Blog

TCB's Legal Blog

Criminal defense news. By Thomas C. Brandstrader.

http://chicagofelony.com/legal-posts/
Rank this Week: 1984

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense and DUI defense law. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey Vallens APC.

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jan 15

    Prostitution: Beware of a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude

    Prostitution: Beware of a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude
    Take Caution: Prostitution is a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude Many people, myself included, feel that prostitution should be legalized, regulated, licensed and taxed. Maybe one day that will happen in our fine state. However, the…
  • Jan 2

    What to do if you were Arrested for DUI Over the Holidays?

    What to do if you were Arrested for DUI Over the Holidays?
    Arrested for DUI Over the Holidays? If you or someone close to you was one of the unlucky people who were arrested for DUI this holiday season, then you are in good company. The task forces were out in force and the number of people…
  • Dec 23

    Getting Arrested During the Holidays really Sucks!

    Getting Arrested During the Holidays really Sucks!
    Getting Arrested During the Holidays Really Sucks Getting arrested is NOT a good way to avoid family events during the holidays. I know that we all have certain obligations this time of year. We need to spend money on holiday gifts. We…
Rank this Week: 3378

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    Former Newspaper Publisher Indicted in $10M Mortgage Fraud

    Former Newspaper Publisher Indicted in $10M Mortgage Fraud
    Marco Laureti, 45, Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, and Felix Mostelac, 44, Miami Beach, Florida, were charged by Indictment with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud affecting a financial institution, and multiple counts of wire…
  • Jan 14

    Accountant Sentenced to Two Years in Maryland Straw Buyer Scheme

    Accountant Sentenced to Two Years in Maryland Straw Buyer Scheme
    Cecil Sylvester Chester, 70, Mitchellville, Maryland was sentenced to two years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for a mortgage fraud scheme involving the fraudulent purchase of seven properties in…
  • Jan 13

    Jury Finds California Woman Guilty of Making False Statements on Loan Application

    Jury Finds California Woman Guilty of Making False Statements on Loan Application
    Dianna F. Woods, 59, Citrus Heights, California, was found guilty after a four–day trial, a federal jury found day of four counts of making false statements on loan applications. According to evidence presented at trial, Woods was a…
Rank this Week: 3

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    Internet Shaming of Connecticut Underage Drinkers (& their Parents) Has Got to Stop

    Internet Shaming of Connecticut Underage Drinkers (& their Parents) Has Got to Stop
    Connecticut police are going to even greater lengths these days to bust underage drinking parties and arrest teenagers and their parents for distributing and possessing alcohol. Many of the top criminal lawyers / attorneys in Darien, New…
  • Jan 8

    Uber Connecticut Now Hiring Drivers with Criminal Conviction Record

    Uber Connecticut Now Hiring Drivers with Criminal Conviction Record
    At the very end of last year, Uber Connecticut quietly made an announcement that has provided a boon to struggling drivers with criminal conviction records. At the same time, it’s sure to give Fairfield County parents second thoughts…
  • Dec 31

    I Just Got Arrested on Metro North in Connecticut. What Do I Do Now?

    I Just Got Arrested on Metro North in Connecticut. What Do I Do Now?
    For thousands of Connecticut residents and teenagers, taking the Metro North train to New York City – Grand Central Station – is a rite of passage. But for anyone who has taken Connecticut Metro North either in or out of the city,…
Rank this Week: 2641

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug and theft crimes. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 15

    SJC Rules that Dookhan Defendants With Vacated Convictions Will Not Be Reimbursed for Court Cost

    SJC Rules that Dookhan Defendants With Vacated Convictions Will Not Be Reimbursed for Court Cost
    In Commonwealth v. Martin, the SJC addressed whether defendants whose convictions were vacated as a result of the Annie Dookhan drug lab scandal should be reimbursed for court fees paid prior to the allowance of the motion to vacate. The…
  • Jan 6

    Questions Linger in Amherst Drug Lab Scandal

    Questions Linger in Amherst Drug Lab Scandal
    According to a recent news article on www.Masslive.com, questions remain as to who was responsible for the Commonwealth’s failure to disclose exculpatory discovery to defense attorneys in the Amherst drug lab scandal. The scandal came…
  • Dec 27

    Judge Orders Commonwealth to Turn Over Electronic Communications Between Police in Worcester Murder Case

    Judge Orders Commonwealth to Turn Over Electronic Communications Between Police in Worcester Murder Case
    In a recent article in the Worcester Telegram, a Superior Court judge ordered the Commonwealth to turn over certain discovery to the defense attorney in a murder case – namely all electronic communications between state police…
Rank this Week: 3769

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

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

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 14

    California hate crimes registry a bad idea: Guest commentary

    California hate crimes registry a bad idea: Guest commentary
    1-14-17 California: State Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, D-San Fernando, recently introduced legislation that would “establish the California Hate Crimes Registry,” as his office put it. The registry his Assembly Bill 39 envisions would aim…
  • Jan 13

    Rules Committee Votes Down Ban on Legislators Having Sex with Pages and Intern

    Rules Committee Votes Down Ban on Legislators Having Sex with Pages and Intern
    1-13-17 South Dakota: The Joint Legislative Procedure Committee voted 9–5 today to reject a rule barring legislators from having sex with pages and interns. Senator Stace Nelson (R-19/Fulton) offered this amendment to the Joint Rules of…
  • Jan 13

    Texas legislator aims to block sex offenders from getting pen pal

    Texas legislator aims to block sex offenders from getting pen pal
    1-13-17 Texas: A Texas lawmaker is seeking to have sex offenders barred from advertising for pen pals online. State Rep. Matt Shaheen, R-Plano, is pushing a measure requiring the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to impose a rule stopping…
Rank this Week: 42

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4825