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North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Feb 12

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    The New Hampshire presidential primary happened Tuesday.  Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders won the contest for their respective parties.  Politico reports that the New Hampshire results forecast an intense battle in the coming months…
  • Feb 11

    Talking about Sentencing at Trial

    Talking about Sentencing at Trial
    It’s like Fight Club: the first rule of talking about sentencing at trial is don’t talk about sentencing at trial. Well, it’s not actually a hard-and-fast rule. But the relatively few cases we have suggest that it’s…
  • Feb 10

    Selfies, Distracted Driving, and the Virginia Plan

    Selfies, Distracted Driving, and the Virginia Plan
    Everyone knows that it is unlawful to text while driving in North Carolina.  But what’s the legal status of all of the other distracting things people do with their phones?  Is it unlawful to take a selfie while driving? To…
Rank this Week: 1685

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    The scandal at Maryland’s Judge Sylvania W. Woods Elementary School

    The scandal at Maryland’s Judge Sylvania W. Woods Elementary School
    At some point, the late Judge Sylvania Woods was honored by becoming the namesake of a Prince George's County, Maryland, elementary school. If he knew about this month's child pornography filming scandal there, he would be rolling in his…
  • Feb 9

    Police shortcuts and police willful ignorance contribute to reasonable doubt

    Police shortcuts and police willful ignorance contribute to reasonable doubt
    When police fall short of their obligations, their failures must not be shifted towards and into the victimization of criminal suspects and criminal defendants. To do otherwise will turn the Bill of Rights into more of a farce than they…
  • Feb 8

    When alleged shoplifters receive dollar-demanding lawyer letter

    When alleged shoplifters receive dollar-demanding lawyer letter
    Shoplifting collections letters are part of retailers' larger efforts to minimize loss from theft. For that reason alone, a person cannot expect to pick his or her nose or scratch his or her butt in a large store without being caught on…
Rank this Week: 150

The Criminal Lawyer

The Criminal Lawyer

Provides commentary and breaking news about criminal law and policy. By Nathaniel Burney.

http://burneylawfirm.com/blog
  • Feb 11

    A Tiny Bit More on Qualified Immunity

    A Tiny Bit More on Qualified Immunity
    Last summer, I made a little ‘splainer for the Washington Post briefly explaining how Qualified Immunity works (and doesn’t). [Link] This afternoon, a very nice reporter reached out to me for some followup.…
  • Nov 13

    Thou Shalt Not Dissent

    Thou Shalt Not Dissent
    The first commandment of any orthodoxy is “thou shalt not dissent.” Because, to the orthodox, their doctrine is who they are. It is their identity. Any threat to the dogma is existential — any challenge to their beliefs is a…
  • Nov 11

    A Prosecutor Defends Eyewitness Identification

    A Prosecutor Defends Eyewitness Identification
    It’s fairly well-established that eyewitness identification sucks, as a rule. There have been tons of scientific studies going back decades — and more are conducted all the time — on the reliability of eyewitness…
Rank this Week: 1050

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    Local Georgia mayor jailed for criminal charge

    Local Georgia mayor jailed for criminal charge
    A Georgia mayor is currently behind bars after being arrested by police officers in his own town. Police believe that he operated a local government vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, although he never actually submitted to any…
  • Jan 28

    Alleged fake cancer diagnosis results in criminal charge

    Alleged fake cancer diagnosis results in criminal charge
    Georgia police arrested an area woman after claiming that she preyed on the generosity of others in order to gather donations for herself. Her criminal charges consist of one felony and one misdemeanor charge, although authorities have…
  • Jan 14

    Criminal charges filed against Georgia woman suspected of heist

    Criminal charges filed against Georgia woman suspected of heist
    U.S. Marshals recently took a 24-year-old woman into custody on accusations of committing multiple jewelry store heists. Arrested in Georgia where most of the alleged robberies took place, authorities suspect that she might be connected to…
Rank this Week: 2384

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog covers DWI/DWAI, traffic violations, gun crimes, weapon crimes, prostitution, and other criminal offenses. By New York attorneys, Tilem & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    GUNS AT NEW YORK AIRPORTS

    GUNS AT NEW YORK AIRPORTS
    New York firearms attorneys Tilem & Associates have been following the increasing number of guns recovered at US airports and more specifically the guns being recovered at local airports such as LaGuardia, Kennedy and Newark with…
  • May 28

    New York Law Firm Gets Two DWI’s Dismissed on the Same Day in the Same Courtroom

    New York Law Firm Gets Two DWI’s Dismissed on the Same Day in the Same Courtroom
    Two New York DWI cases were dismissed in back to back victories, in the same Court on the same day, yesterday. The unusual drama played out in a New York County Criminal Court courtroom, last week as the Judge...
  • Apr 29

    Tilem & Associates Beats Another Handgun Ammunition Charge at Local Area Airport

    Tilem & Associates Beats Another Handgun Ammunition Charge at Local Area Airport
    Again, at JFK airport in Queens, New York, Tilem & Associates beat another handgun ammunition charge after a client was found bringing handgun ammunition through the TSA screening area. As described in a previous blog, the New York City…
Rank this Week: 2012

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
  • Feb 11

    Honest Services Fraud - "Value of Benefit Received" Explained

    Honest Services Fraud - "Value of Benefit Received" Explained
    United States v. Harper, No. 14-2701. The defendant pleaded guilty to fraud consisting of her having abused her position as a member of a Chicago public-school board by accepting kickbacks of more than $500,000 from bus companies to which…
  • Feb 3

    Eyewitness Identification - Landmark Decision Identifies Fallibility of Eyewitness Identification

    Eyewitness Identification - Landmark Decision Identifies Fallibility of Eyewitness Identification
    People of the State of Illinois v. Eduardo Lerma, No. 118496. Editor's Note - This is an Illinois Supreme Court Opinion. The issue is whether, in light of the specific facts and circumstances of this case, the circuit court of...
  • Jan 22

    USSG 2D1.(b)(12) Stash House Enhancement - Boilerplate Rule

    USSG 2D1.(b)(12) Stash House Enhancement - Boilerplate Rule
    US v. Acasio Sanchez. No. 15-1356 Acasio Sanchez pleaded guilty to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute heroin and cocaine, 21 U.S.C. §§ 846, 841(a)(1), and was sentenced below the guidelines range to 40…
Rank this Week: 1372

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Feb 11

    What Are My Rights If the Police Stop Me?

    What Are My Rights If the Police Stop Me?
    Many people who are stopped by the police in different circumstances don’t know what to say or do. Some people ask questions like, “What should I say if I am stopped by the police?”, “How do I act… The post What…
  • Feb 9

    Be Careful When Pleading Guilty to a Drug Crime

    Be Careful When Pleading Guilty to a Drug Crime
    When someone is charged in Palm Beach County with committing a drug-related crime such as possession of marijuana or possession of cocaine, he or she is given a date to go to court.  Oftentimes, the prosecutor makes a… The post Be…
  • Jan 28

    What Are My Rights at Airports and Borders?

    What Are My Rights at Airports and Borders?
    Are you traveling from Florida anytime soon? Will you be at the Palm Beach International Airport? Do you know what your rights are? It’s important to know your rights so that you can exercise them if… The post What Are My Rights…
Rank this Week: 3606

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Investment Property Scheme Sentence

    Investment Property Scheme Sentence
    Minas Litos, 50, Saint John, Indiana; Adrian Tartareanu, 45, Saint John, Indiana; and Daniela Tartareanu, 44, Saint John, Indiana; were sentenced in federal court by Chief Judge Philip Simon  for conspiracy and wire fraud. Litos…
  • Feb 10

    Investment Scheme Co-Founder Pleads Guilty

    Investment Scheme Co-Founder Pleads Guilty
    Frank Enrique Lleras, 30, Charlotte, North Carolina, the co-founder of a Charlotte-area property investment firm, pleaded guilty to securities fraud and wire fraud, in connection with an investment fraud scheme involving real estate…
  • Feb 9

    Foreclosure Prevention Fraud Ends with Sentencing

    Foreclosure Prevention Fraud Ends with Sentencing
    Emily Suzanne Vasquez, 47, Inglewood, California, was sentenced in Nevada 12-48 months in prison after being convicted of one count of attempted theft, a category “C” felony. Vasquez was sentenced as a result of a local, state and…
Rank this Week: 3

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Feb 11

    Sleep Deprivation Linked To False Confession

    Sleep Deprivation Linked To False Confession
    If you didn’t get your eight hours of sleep last night, you better hope you don’t end up in handcuffs, or you might find yourself confessing to a crime you didn’t commit. According to a new study out of the University of…
  • Feb 9

    Jury Rejects Beer Battered Fish DUI Defense

    Jury Rejects Beer Battered Fish DUI Defense
    If you’ve been following this blog for some time, you may remember the story of John Przybyla, the now 76-year-old who was arrested for drunk driving back in December of 2014. The arrest marked the tenth time that Przybyla had been…
  • Feb 9

    Violent Crime Spikes in Hennepin County in 2015

    Violent Crime Spikes in Hennepin County in 2015
    New statistics released last week show that Hennepin County saw a major increase in a wide variety of violent crimes in 2015. According to the statistics, Hennepin County saw rather large increases in a different types of violent crimes.…
Rank this Week: 981

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Feb 11

    Sleep Deprivation Linked To False Confession

    Sleep Deprivation Linked To False Confession
    If you didn’t get your eight hours of sleep last night, you better hope you don’t end up in handcuffs, or you might find yourself confessing to a crime you didn’t commit. According to a new study out of the University of…
  • Feb 9

    Jury Rejects Beer Battered Fish DUI Defense

    Jury Rejects Beer Battered Fish DUI Defense
    If you’ve been following this blog for some time, you may remember the story of John Przybyla, the now 76-year-old who was arrested for drunk driving back in December of 2014. The arrest marked the tenth time that Przybyla had been…
  • Feb 9

    Violent Crime Spikes in Hennepin County in 2015

    Violent Crime Spikes in Hennepin County in 2015
    New statistics released last week show that Hennepin County saw a major increase in a wide variety of violent crimes in 2015. According to the statistics, Hennepin County saw rather large increases in a different types of violent crimes.…
Rank this Week: 1503

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer…

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri family law. By Brinkman & Alter, LLC.

http://www.stlouiscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3003

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Our blog touches on all types of criminal law topics.

http://www.sevenslegal.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    Melodie Gliniewicz Indicted for Connection to Late Husband’s Money Laundering

    Melodie Gliniewicz Indicted for Connection to Late Husband’s Money Laundering
    Melodie Gliniewicz has been indicted for her alleged involvement with her late husband’s money laundering and stealing of charitable funds. Melodie Gliniewicz Indicted in Connection with Late Husband’s Money Laundering Melodie…
  • Feb 4

    Sexual Assault Case Settled in Florida

    Sexual Assault Case Settled in Florida
    Florida State University has settled a sexual assault claim with former student Erica Kinsman over allegations that she was raped by quarterback Jameis Winston in December 2012. Florida Sexual Assault Case Settled The settlement of the…
  • Jan 28

    New Supreme Court Ruling Could Release Thousands of Inmate

    New Supreme Court Ruling Could Release Thousands of Inmate
    The Supreme Court ruling announced Monday will allow those inmates who were sentenced as individuals that are currently serving life-without-parole sentences will have a chance to argue their release from prison. New Supreme Court Ruling…
Rank this Week: 2730

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/
  • Feb 11

    Normandie Casino Operator Pleads Guilty to Charges Stemming from Protection of High-Roller

    Normandie Casino Operator Pleads Guilty to Charges Stemming from Protection of High-Roller
    Despite the old saying “the customer is always right,” the law places limits on customer service in the casino industry.  Normandie Casino has found this out the hard way.  The operator of the casino has agreed to plead…
  • Jan 15

    Oklahoma Judge Rejects Penalties for Rolling the Dice Before a Jury

    Oklahoma Judge Rejects Penalties for Rolling the Dice Before a Jury
    As a matter of course, federal prosecutors often pile on charges in order to strong-arm defendants into entering a favorable guilty plea quickly. Those who exercise their jury trial right and put the government to its proof often receive…
  • Nov 4

    Is It Ever Okay to Share Passwords?

    Is It Ever Okay to Share Passwords?
    If you’ve ever let your kids sign into your Netflix or HBO Go account, or given your marketing department access to your Twitter feed, you may be committing a federal crime, depending on how the Ninth Circuit rules on a case argued…
Rank this Week: 4717

Black's Law

Black's Law

Roy Black blogs his thoughts, tells his stories and writes his blog to help him think and work out ideas.

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    Jian Ghomeshi: Cross-examination #1

    Jian Ghomeshi: Cross-examination #1
    I enjoy following trials and dissecting cross-examinations. An outstanding example of confrontation is currently proceeding in Canada. Jian Ghomeshi is the celebrity defendant in the Canadian “Trial of the Century.” He is being…
  • Dec 30

    What Makes a Hero?

    What Makes a Hero?
    “Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable…. Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals."—Rev. Dr.…
  • Dec 21

    Mob Justice in Baltimore

    Mob Justice in Baltimore
    Few animals are as dangerous as a lynch mob. Pitchforks and torches, or slogans and signs, the effect is the same; taking justice into their own hands.
Rank this Week: 3368

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

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

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Feb 11

    Admitting OVI Blood Tests Made Easier By Ohio Supreme Court

    Admitting OVI Blood Tests Made Easier By Ohio Supreme Court
    In State v. Baker, Slip Opinion No. 2016-Ohio-451 the Ohio Supreme Court ruled on the admissibility of a blood sample in a case where a trooper left the sample unrefrigerated in his patrol car for over four (4) hours.  The Ohio…
  • Feb 8

    The Finger Dexterity Test

    The Finger Dexterity Test
    In the movie, The Man With Two Brains, Steve Martin's character is subject to ridiculous roadside sobriety tests. Some of the tests to which Ohio drivers are subjected are also suspect.  One such test is the Finger Dexterity test. While…
  • Feb 3

    Springfield Ohio OVI Defense Attorney Charles M. Rowland II

    Springfield Ohio OVI Defense Attorney Charles M. Rowland II
    If you are arrested on suspicion of OVI (drunk driving) anywhere in Clark County, Ohio, it is important to know your rights. Charles M. Rowland II has been defending the accused drunk driver in the Clark County Municipal Court since 1995.…
Rank this Week: 4396

LawyerDefend.Me

LawyerDefend.Me

Covers criminal defense topics for Texas criminal defendants and their families. By Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.

http://lawyerdefend.me/
  • Feb 11

    How Soon?–Remarriage After Divorce in Texas?

    How Soon?–Remarriage After Divorce in Texas?
    You may be ready to get remarried.  You are in love.  You are sure about him/her. The sooner the big day, the better!  There is just one problem.  You are already married, and it’s to the wrong person.  Perhaps…
  • Jan 5

    Probation Violation – Bexar County

    Probation Violation – Bexar County
    A Recent MTR Case at Cook & Cook On the first business day of 2016, criminal defense Attorney, Justin D. Cook, represented a client for a probation violation (motion to revoke probation case). For purposes of this post, we will call…
  • Jan 5

    Probation Violation – Bexar County

    Probation Violation – Bexar County
    A Recent MTR Case at Cook & Cook On the first business day of 2016, criminal defense Attorney, Justin D. Cook, represented a client for a probation violation (motion to revoke probation case). For purposes of this post, we will call…
Rank this Week: 1008

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Feb 11

    Körperverletzung auf Rezept

    Körperverletzung auf Rezept
    Der Arzt ist ein notorischer Körperverletzer: Sämtliche Heilmaßnahmen, angefangen bei einer Tetanusimpfung bis hin zur Amputation eines Armes, sind tatbestandlich in den §§ 223 ff. StGB zu verorten. Trotzdem wundert…
  • Feb 7

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 146

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 146
    --- Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
  • Feb 1

    5 Dinge, die Dir Dein Korrektor schon immer sagen wollte

    5 Dinge, die Dir Dein Korrektor schon immer sagen wollte
    Sobald man in den Genuss kommt, Strafrechtsklausuren der Erst- bis Drittsemester korrigieren zu dürfen, lohnt sich für den Korrektor durchaus eine Zahnzusatzversicherung – zukünftig wird man öfter in die Tischplatte…
Rank this Week: 2920

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/
  • Feb 10

    Right to Counsel before DUI Breath Test

    Right to Counsel before DUI Breath Test
    If you are arrested for a DUI, you have a right to request an attorney’s assistance right away.  But how much time are you given to find an attorney before you are given a Breathalyzer? In a recent Arizona Court of Appeals…
  • Feb 5

    Consent to search, includes Drug K-9 search of Vehicle

    Consent to search, includes Drug K-9 search of Vehicle
    In a recent case ruling the Arizona Court of Appeals upheld a woman’s conviction for possession for sale of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The central issue in the Appeal was whether or not a K-9 drug…
  • Jan 22

    Wireless Communications in Unlawful Drug Transactions Arizona

    Wireless Communications in Unlawful Drug Transactions Arizona
    In a recent Arizona Supreme Court drug case, a man convicted of 11 drug-related crimes was sentenced to concurrent, consecutive presumptive terms of imprisonment. The defendant appealed, challenging five convictions related to violations of…
Rank this Week: 3262

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/
  • Feb 10

    Hawaiian Prosecutors Seek 24/7 Warrants for DUI Drivers (Part 2)

    Hawaiian Prosecutors Seek 24/7 Warrants for DUI Drivers (Part 2)
    Avoiding prosecution for a DUI in Los Angeles usually requires the skills of an experienced attorney. In Hawaii, however, it appears that all you have to do is live in the right jurisdiction to have a good chance of getting a DUI charge…
  • Feb 8

    Hawaiian Prosecutors Seek 24/7 Warrants for DUI Drivers (Part 1)

    Hawaiian Prosecutors Seek 24/7 Warrants for DUI Drivers (Part 1)
    Will judges in California soon be working round-the-clock issuing warrants for blood alcohol tests for drivers suspected of DUI in Los Angeles? That’s what’s happening in Hawaii, thanks to a ruling last fall from the state’s…
  • Feb 3

    Los Angeles DUI Celebs and Politicians Make the News [Vince Young DUI and More]

    Los Angeles DUI Celebs and Politicians Make the News [Vince Young DUI and More]
    Have you ever noticed how high-profile DUI arrests seem to come in spates? You’ll read nothing about celebrity DUI in Los Angeles for a few months, and then police arrest a number of stars and/or elected officials within a week or two.…
Rank this Week: 4189

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Is It Possible to Defeat A Breathalyzer In California

    Is It Possible to Defeat A Breathalyzer In California
    CAN A BREATHALYZER DEVICE BE TRICKED? You may have heard the “tricks” to defeating a breathalyzer test: place a copper penny under your tongue when you blow into the device, drink mouthwash before being tested (surreptitiously, of…
  • Feb 5

    DRUNKEN SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS HIGHLIGHTS THE INCREASING INCIDENCE OF FEMALE DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE.

    DRUNKEN SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS HIGHLIGHTS THE INCREASING INCIDENCE OF FEMALE DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE.
      Did this Napa school bus driver take a wine tasting detour? A school bus driver in Napa was recently arrested for driving under the influence after she damaged the undercarriage of her bus with 28 students on board. Fortunately, none…
  • Jan 29

    SUPER BOWL SUNDAY – OR ANY DAY – A DUI WILL COST YOU A LOT IN TIME AND MONEY

    SUPER BOWL SUNDAY – OR ANY DAY – A DUI WILL COST YOU A LOT IN TIME AND MONEY
      Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner. Time for gathering around the big screen with chips and beer, lots of beer. And time for the CHP to be out in full force. The Super Bowl Sunday roads are notoriously plagued with drivers…
Rank this Week: 809

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/
  • Feb 10

    Real de-incarceration talk, and other storie

    Real de-incarceration talk, and other storie
    Here are a few of items which merit readers' attention even if they haven't made it into independent posts:Finally, some real de-incarceration talkAt the House Corrections Committee on Tuesday, reported Chuck Lindell at the Austin Statesman,…
  • Feb 10

    False confessions roundup

    False confessions roundup
    Here are several recent items on the topic of false confessions which merit Grits readers' attention:Study finds that sleep deprivation leads to false confessionsWhy people make false confessionsA look at false confessions The dangerous…
  • Feb 9

    Triplet of Austin PD court losses over police abuse may signal trend

    Triplet of Austin PD court losses over police abuse may signal trend
    A federal jury recently awarded $877,000 to a man who sued the Austin PD "after police in 2012 tackled him and detained him for a crime he did not commit." That makes three recent cases where the City of Austin was ordered to pay out sizable…
Rank this Week: 124

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Feb 10

    Halfway House Fugitives in Utah

    Halfway House Fugitives in Utah
    There is a growing concern in Utah over multiple fugitives who have walked away from a halfway house in Salt Lake City Utah and violently reoffended within the last several months. Roaming the streets Between September 2015 and now, there…
  • Feb 3

    Sexual Assault on College Campu

    Sexual Assault on College Campu
    A former Utah State University frat brother pleaded guilty yesterday to two cases of sexual assault that took place on and near the college campus. Stealing bases 27 year old Jason Brian Relopez was arrested after two women came forward…
  • Jan 25

    Pipe Bomb Found at St. George Car Wash

    Pipe Bomb Found at St. George Car Wash
    A pipe bomb was found strapped to the office door handle of a car wash in St. George Utah earlier this month. It is still unknown why the car wash was targeted with the pipe bomb or who placed it there. Homemade explosive device A pipe bomb…
Rank this Week: 435

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Feb 10

    The Complicated Legality of Sobriety Checkpoint

    The Complicated Legality of Sobriety Checkpoint
    Every time a police officer pulls over your car, they're conducting a “seizure.” Luckily, the Fourth Amendment prevents police from conducting searches and seizures that are “unreasonable.” However, if a police officer…
  • Feb 9

    How the Criminal Justice System Works, from Arrest to Trial

    How the Criminal Justice System Works, from Arrest to Trial
    Many people are fortunate enough to only understand the criminal justice system through TV shows and the news. Because they've never been through the rigors of a criminal charge and trial, they're not familiar with how the process works, and…
  • Jan 21

    Maine Hit and Run Fatality Case

    Maine Hit and Run Fatality Case
    Tommy Clark, 25 years old and from the Farmington area in Maine, stands accused of striking a young woman with his car and leaving her for dead on the side of the road.  He's been charged with Manslaughter, Leaving the Scene of an…
Rank this Week: 1063

New Jersey Lawyer News

New Jersey Lawyer News

Covers criminal and immigration law. By Lubiner & Schmidt, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyernews.com/
  • Feb 10

    DACA/DAPA Before the SCOTUS

    DACA/DAPA Before the SCOTUS
    (This is the final part of our three-part series with a look at DACA in the courts and how recent developments in the US Supreme Court will affect this program) In our previous articles, we spoke about the inception of DACA, the proposed DACA…
  • Jan 28

    DACA Expansion

    DACA Expansion
    (This is part two of our three-part series on the development of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, with a look at President Obama’s its proposed expansion and the development of DAPA) On November 20, 2014, President Obama…
  • Jan 21

    Initial DACA Grant

    Initial DACA Grant
    (This begins our three-part series on the development of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, its proposed expansion, DAPA, and the recent developments in the US Supreme Court) On June 15, 2012, President Barack Obama unveiled the Deferred…
Rank this Week: 1927

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Teenagers Charged With Theft At Ski Resort

    Teenagers Charged With Theft At Ski Resort
    While millions cursed the record breaking January blizzard for canceling travel plans, court dates and business meetings, the local ski resorts celebrated every second of it. What started out as a miserable ski season for Maryland and…
  • Feb 1

    Crime Stopper Tip Produces Large Baltimore Heroin Bust

    Crime Stopper Tip Produces Large Baltimore Heroin Bust
    The Baltimore Police recently announced the completion of a fairly large heroin bust, which led to two arrests and the recovery of drugs, cash, and a firearm. This particular bust was not the product of a long-term police investigation, but…
  • Jan 26

    Baltimore Police Patrol Snowy Streets In Humvee

    Baltimore Police Patrol Snowy Streets In Humvee
    Although crime and calls to service were down throughout Maryland during the historic snowstorm, police and firefighters in Baltimore City were still well prepared to respond if called upon during the blizzard. The National Guard supplied…
Rank this Week: 3870

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Feb 10

    Posting Videos of Fights Online Could Become a Criminal Act in Illinoi

    Posting Videos of Fights Online Could Become a Criminal Act in Illinoi
    The prosecution of cyberbullying has been a challenge for states looking to protect minors from harassment. A new Illinois bill, introduced by Republican Representative Terry Bryant, provides that those who post videos of fights online with…
  • Jan 1

    New DUI Laws Effective Today

    New DUI Laws Effective Today
    Effective today, January 1st, 2016, new DUI laws go into effect which benefit revoked and suspended drivers who want to seek driving privileges before the Illinois Secretary of State. One of these significant changes in the law will allow…
  • Dec 28

    New DUI Laws Become Effective January 1, 2016

    New DUI Laws Become Effective January 1, 2016
    Yesterday the Chicago Tribune highlighted a new law effective January 1, 2016, which will expand the number of DUI revoked and suspended drivers who will now be eligible for driving privileges in Illinois. The law will allow the following…
Rank this Week: 295

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Can Breathalyzers Measure Marijuana?

    Can Breathalyzers Measure Marijuana?
    I’ve written here in past posts about the difficulties of trying to use a breathalyzer on a driver to determine whether he is under the influence of marijuana.  See Is It Possible to Prove Driving Under the Influence of Drugs?.…
  • Feb 8

    Can You Get a California DUI on Private Property?

    Can You Get a California DUI on Private Property?
    It is not uncommon for a person to be arrested on suspicion of DUI after having been only observed and stopped by law enforcement in a private parking lot. And the question arises, “can you get convicted of a California DUI if the…
  • Feb 3

    Coming Soon: .05% Blood-Alcohol Limit

    Coming Soon: .05% Blood-Alcohol Limit
    They’re at it again…. Feds Want to Lower the Legal Limit to One Drink Washington, DC.  Jan. 15 – The National Transportation Safety Board wants to decrease the legal driving limit to one drink, lowering the legal…
Rank this Week: 2584

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Feb 10

    San Angelo Man Sentenced to Eight Years Probation for Sexual Assault of a Minor in Plea Agreement

    San Angelo Man Sentenced to Eight Years Probation for Sexual Assault of a Minor in Plea Agreement
    Recently, a San Angelo man who would have faced up to 20 years in prison had his sexual assault case gone to trial was sentenced to eight years probation. Daniel Armenta, 29, allegedly sexually assaulted a minor; he pleaded guilty to a single…
  • Feb 3

    Toronto Tutor Facing Multiple Sex-Related Charge

    Toronto Tutor Facing Multiple Sex-Related Charge
    On February 1 it was announced Toronto police had arrested a man wanted in connection with what was called an alleged “historic” sex assault. 41-year-old Ryan McCombe, a tutor, is accused of sexually assaulting two teen girls who…
  • Jan 29

    Former Emmett Township Police Officer Found Not Guilty of Sexual Assault

    Former Emmett Township Police Officer Found Not Guilty of Sexual Assault
    In August of 2014, Troy Estree, at the time an Emmett Township police officer, was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl in his home. Estree was placed on administrative leave following his arrest, his position terminated…
Rank this Week: 983

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
Rank this Week: 733

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law.

http://michigancriminalattorney.com/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 2853

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Framingham Man Arrested on Gun Charge

    Framingham Man Arrested on Gun Charge
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a man was recently charged with possession of a firearm found in a Framingham apartment. The article states that this past Tuesday, the police were called to the home for assistance with a…
  • Feb 5

    Hollistan Man Charged with Assaulting Four Year Old Son

    Hollistan Man Charged with Assaulting Four Year Old Son
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a Holliston man was recently arrested for slapping his four year old son. The article states that the defendnt was on a supervised visit with his two children – the alleged victim and…
  • Feb 2

    Littleton Man Arrested for Assaulting Disabled Step-Brother

    Littleton Man Arrested for Assaulting Disabled Step-Brother
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a Littleton man was recently arrested for assaulting his step-brother. The article states that the defendant was arrested in Ashland following a family argument. The defendant and his…
Rank this Week: 937

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Feb 10

    Clifford Durand and Violence Against Women Allowed on Twitter

    Clifford Durand and Violence Against Women Allowed on Twitter
    Clifford Durand is a student at St. John's University who recently threatened to "smash" a "bitch" in his class because she had a Donald Trump sticker on her computer. (You can find an archive of the Tweet here.) None of…
  • Jan 25

    Marc Randazza Learns a Hard Lesson on Loyalty and Life

    Marc Randazza Learns a Hard Lesson on Loyalty and Life
    Marc Randazza is a lawyer's lawyer. When someone threatened you with a lawsuit or some up drama came up, Randazza was the man you called. He was more generous with his time than any lawyer I'd ever known. As one of his many lawyer-clients,…
  • Oct 23

    Is Devin McCahey Going to Shoot Up Iowa State University

    Is Devin McCahey Going to Shoot Up Iowa State University
    Devin McCahey is a student at Iowa State University. Yesterday on Twitter he told me: straight white people literally like ur an abomination and don't deserve the same rights as others. Be grateful we aren't just killing you. Mr. McCahey also…
Rank this Week: 275

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

Covers public criminal justice and defense. By Luftman, Heck & Associates LLP.

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Feb 10

    Criminal Laws on HIV Transmission in Ohio

    Criminal Laws on HIV Transmission in Ohio
    Everyone knows that it is reckless not to inform a partner that you are HIV positive before engaging in consensual sex. But did you know it’s also illegal? In Ohio, exposing a person to HIV without first warning them of potential risks…
  • Feb 3

    Case Dismissed For Man Driving Under Suspension

    Case Dismissed For Man Driving Under Suspension
    Our Columbus DUI attorneys recently helped a 22-year-old Columbus man who was facing the ill effects of a Luftman, Heck & Associates would be able to help. Attorney Mallory came to his aid, positive on the outlook of his case and ready to…
  • Feb 2

    Columbus Woman Sees Dismissal Of Theft Charge After Stealing From Walmart

    Columbus Woman Sees Dismissal Of Theft Charge After Stealing From Walmart
    The post Columbus Woman Sees Dismissal Of Theft Charge After Stealing From Walmart appeared first on Columbus Criminal Attorney.
Rank this Week: 2967

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Feb 10

    EU-US Privacy Shield

    EU-US Privacy Shield
    Mit Pressemitteilung vom 2. Februar 2016 hat die EU-Kommission die Einigung auf eine Nachfolgerin zur vom EuGH (mit Entscheid C-362/14) für ungültig erklärten Safe Harbor Regelung bekanntgegeben: der EU-US Privacy Shield soll…
  • Feb 4

    BGer 6B_608/2015: Verfolgungsverjährung bereits beim Erlass des Strafbefehls?

    BGer 6B_608/2015: Verfolgungsverjährung bereits beim Erlass des Strafbefehls?
    Übertretungen verjähren hinsichtlich Strafverfolgung und Strafe gem. Art. 109 StGB in drei Jahren. Die Verfolungsverjährung tritt nicht mehr ein, wenn vor Ablauf dieser Frist ein erstinstanzliches Urteil ergangen ist (Art. 97…
  • Jan 31

    BGer 2C_219/2015: Feststellungsurkunde über ausländische Beherrschung

    BGer 2C_219/2015: Feststellungsurkunde über ausländische Beherrschung
    Das Bundesgericht hatte im Urteil 2C_219/2015 vom 20. November 2015 zu prüfen, ob eine notarielle Feststellungsurkunde genügenden Beweis über eine ausländische Beherrschung einer juristischen Person erbringen kann. Die X.…
Rank this Week: 2745

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 10

    More Mimesis Post

    More Mimesis Post
    I’m still writing at Mimesis Law. Here are my latest posts: People sure hate sex offenders. Prosecutors really care about prejudicial video when it’s prejudicial to their case. Bad cop actually punished. Bill Cosby would like for…
  • Feb 3

    Then Versus Now

    Then Versus Now
    My post this morning at Fault Lines is about cops speeding. Someone who goes by LawDog put up this quote as a comment: “Decency, security and liberty alike demand that government officials be subjected to the same rules of conduct that…
  • Feb 1

    Tempe’s Perverted Prioritie

    Tempe’s Perverted Prioritie
    A recent article about Tempe discusses some new cash coming in for a very important purpose: The Tempe Police Department has been awarded a grant worth more than $360,000 to tackle a backlog of untested rape kits. “We are looking at…
Rank this Week: 479

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Repeat Drunk Driving Offenders: Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for 10th DUI

    Repeat Drunk Driving Offenders: Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for 10th DUI
    According to a recent news feature from the Detroit Free Press, a 62-year-old man from Texas was just sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of his tenth drunk driving offense. Prosecutors say defendant was first convicted in the…
  • Feb 5

    Framingham Man Killed in Alleged Drunk Driving Accident

    Framingham Man Killed in Alleged Drunk Driving Accident
    According to a recent news feature from CBS Boston, a man in Framingham, Massachusetts was just killed in a fatal car accident involving an alleged drunk driver. Authorities have said defendant, who is currently 33 years old, is facing…
  • Jan 31

    NTSB Seeks to Lower National BAC Limit for Drunk Driving Law

    NTSB Seeks to Lower National BAC Limit for Drunk Driving Law
    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is proposing lowering the blood alcohol content (BAC) from 0.08 grams of ethanol (drinking alcohol) per hundred milliliters of blood to 0.05. While this may not seem like a significant…
Rank this Week: 1552

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/
  • Feb 10

    South Florida Couple Uses Creative Method to Steal Identitie

    South Florida Couple Uses Creative Method to Steal Identitie
    Tax Season has begun, and potential identity thieves are making plans. After the New Year’s festivities end, up until the April 15 deadline (excluding extensions) people go through their records from the previous year and prepare to…
  • Jan 20

    South Florida Police Task Force under Money Laundering Federal Investigation

    South Florida Police Task Force under Money Laundering Federal Investigation
    Some would say that the exclusive island village of Bal Harbour, Florida doesn’t even need a police department. With a population of just more than 2,500 residents; as of the latest census, the town’s crime rate is minimal in…
  • Dec 19

    Five Broward County Residents Settle Insider Trading Charges with SEC

    Five Broward County Residents Settle Insider Trading Charges with SEC
    In early November, 2011, an unnamed board member of Pharmasset Inc., a New Jersey based pharmaceutical company that developed a drug named sofosbuvir, (brand name Sovaldi) which had promising results in the treatment of hepatitis C met with…
Rank this Week: 3623

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

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

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • Feb 10

    Tennessee Alcohol Beverage Commission Citation

    Tennessee Alcohol Beverage Commission Citation
    The Tennessee Alcohol Beverage Commission regulates the sale of wine and liquor in Tennessee. It also has an enforcement division. The Tennessee Alcohol Beverage Commission (ABC) has over thirty investigators. Besides granting licenses,…
  • Feb 8

    Greene's Fall From Councilman to Accused

    Greene's Fall From Councilman to Accused
    Former Nashville Metro Councilman had a rapid fall. Loniel Greene won a recent election as a Metro Councilman. Greene later resigned to avoid any criminal charges but he was not so lucky. Greene was indicted last week for coercion of a…
  • Feb 7

    An Effort to Decriminalize Some Marijuana Crime

    An Effort to Decriminalize Some Marijuana Crime
    Tennessee State Legislator William Lamberth has proposed a bill in this year's legislative session to modify one aspect of Tennessee's marijuana laws.  Under current Tennessee law, a third conviction of simple possession of marijuana is…
Rank this Week: 624

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Feb 10

    Marital Rape: Marriage Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Consent

    Marital Rape: Marriage Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Consent
    Marital Rape Laws in Texas In many sexual assault cases, charges are filed after a person engages in sexual contact with another person without that person’s consent. While this may seem like an activity that occurs between strangers,…
  • Feb 3

    Megan’s Law in Texa

    Megan’s Law in Texa
    Megan’s Law in Texas Every state in the country is required to abide by the rulings of Megan’s Law. One of the major portions of this law is the requirement for each state to maintain an accurate and up-to-date registry of all…
  • Jan 27

    Can I Get Arrested for Breaking into My Own House or Car?

    Can I Get Arrested for Breaking into My Own House or Car?
    Breaking Into Your Own Property In Texas It’s happened to nearly everyone at some point: we get in a hurry and rush out of the house and forget our keys or we lock our keys in our car. What’s the next step? For many people,…
Rank this Week: 2244

New York Criminal Defense Blog

New York Criminal Defense Blog

Covers high-profile crimes and the NYS criminal system. By Arkady Bukh.

http://www.nyccriminallawyer.com/blog
  • Feb 10

    Selling Marijuana On Facebook Is A No-no

    Selling Marijuana On Facebook Is A No-no
    For the cannabis advocates, Facebook has just announced that it will delete any page that makes reference to selling this agent. The reason- Facebook acknowledges that selling cannabis is a federal crime and they do not want to be held…
  • Feb 1

    Top 10 Drug Law Stories of 2006

    Top 10 Drug Law Stories of 2006
    Well the year isn’t officially over yet, but I thought I better do this before everybody goes on vacation, including me. So without further ado, here are the Drug Law Blog Top 10 stories from 2006. Some of these got covered on this…
  • Feb 1

    Supreme Court Says No to Florida’s Death Penalty Law

    Supreme Court Says No to Florida’s Death Penalty Law
    In many states, the death penalty decision is left to the jury and not to the trial judge. Because of this, Florida’s death penalty law has now been declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court. The US Supreme Court stated that…
Rank this Week: 766

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2593

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/
  • Feb 9

    Brooksville Man Arrested for Selling Drugs Near Church

    Brooksville Man Arrested for Selling Drugs Near Church
    A man was arrested in Brooksville early Wednesday morning for selling crack cocaine near a church. Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies arrested the 54-year-old man at his home on Twigg Street. Their search of the house allegedly revealed…
  • Feb 8

    Substitute Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student

    Substitute Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student
    A Pasco County Schools substitute teacher was arrested Tuesday for having sex with a 15-year-old girl. According to an arrest report, the 20-year-old Spring Hill man, engaged in a consensual sexual relationship with the girl from July to…
  • Feb 2

    Federal Jury Finds Cruise Ship Employee Guilty Of Smuggling Cocaine Into The United State

    Federal Jury Finds Cruise Ship Employee Guilty Of Smuggling Cocaine Into The United State
    A federal jury recently found a 23-year-old cruise ship employee guilty of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute 5 kilograms or more of cocaine and possession with the intent to distribute 5 kilograms or more of cocaine. He…
Rank this Week: 803

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    What is Hearsay in Massachusetts?

    What is Hearsay in Massachusetts?
    You have probably heard it raised as an objection in movies or television shows, “Objection! Hearsay, Your Honor.” But what is hearsay? What does that mean? Many people think of it as “he said, she said” evidence,…
  • Jan 28

    Breathalyzer Test Results Questioned by Massachusetts Court

    Breathalyzer Test Results Questioned by Massachusetts Court
    A consolidated case is being heard in Concord, the Milford Daily News reports, that will determine whether the use of breathalyzer testing devices to gather proof that a driver was operating a vehicle under the influence (OUI) of alcohol is…
  • Jan 13

    Boston Police Have Been Using Cell Phone Tracker

    Boston Police Have Been Using Cell Phone Tracker
    The recent revelation of a non-disclosure agreement signed by the Boston Police Department at the request of the FBI has raised some concerns in the criminal defense world after a public records request generated proof of Boston PD’s…
Rank this Week: 1184

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Feb 9

    Herbalife Victims Video: Almost Everyone Loses Money in MLM

    Herbalife Victims Video: Almost Everyone Loses Money in MLM
    Multi-level marketing is not a business. I’ve written numerous times about the fact that more than 99% of participants in multi-level marketing (MLM) lose money. Companies like Mary Kay Cosmetics promote the “income…
  • Feb 4

    Using Bank Statements in a Divorce Case

    Using Bank Statements in a Divorce Case
    When there are suspicions of hidden income or secret investments or bank accounts, an analysis of known bank accounts can reveal helpful details. Tracy Coenen explains how bank statements and credit card statements can be used by a forensic…
  • Feb 2

    Bring Out the Big Guns?

    Bring Out the Big Guns?
    When companies have big problems, they usually bring out the big guns. The benefits of using large law firms, audit firms, and other professional service firms are undeniable. These firms offer a depth of experience that is invaluable, and…
Rank this Week: 24

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Feb 9

    Cyber Control Led Up to Killing of Irving Student

    Cyber Control Led Up to Killing of Irving Student
    A decade ago social media was seldom a factor in criminal investigations. Today, cyber bullying and other forms of online intimidation form a key part of many cases, meaning both prosecutors and criminal defense attorneys need to keep up to…
  • Feb 3

    Dallas Father is Acquitted of Theft for Taking Away his Daughter’s Phone

    Dallas Father is Acquitted of Theft for Taking Away his Daughter’s Phone
    Parents regularly take away their children’s cell phones and other items as punishment but it’s rare for such actions to become criminal offenses. However, this is exactly what happened in Texas when Ronald Jackson, 36, was…
  • Feb 3

    ‘Affluenza Teen’ Drops Appeal in Mexico, Returns to Texas to Face Charge

    ‘Affluenza Teen’ Drops Appeal in Mexico, Returns to Texas to Face Charge
    Texas criminal appeals attorney Mick Mickelsen weighs in on the recent decision by Ethan Couch to return to the state. The Texas teenager now being widely referred to in the media as the “affluenza teen” recently decided to drop…
Rank this Week: 2485