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Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Nov 25

    The Ferguson Lie

    The Ferguson Lie
    Americans may be a smart, educated people, but we are lazy and ignorant. It’s too much effort for our delicate sensibilities to gain a deeper understanding of how our nation functions. This is why the Ferguson Lie happened. This is why…
  • Nov 24

    When There Is No Room Left For Fact

    When There Is No Room Left For Fact
    Rarely do I mention when I’ve been interviewed, or quoted in a newspaper or appear on TV.  Not only do I find such shameless self-promotion distasteful, but it’s just not that big a deal.  So forgive me for bringing this…
  • Nov 24

    Whether “Boy With Toy” Or “Black Male,” Tamir Rice Is Now Dead

    Whether “Boy With Toy” Or “Black Male,” Tamir Rice Is Now Dead
    The 911 caller explained that the gun may not have been real, and the black male may have been a boy.  In fact, it was a 12-year-old boy, Tamir Rice.  The operator’s call to police wasn’t quite so detailed: Officers…
Rank this Week: 66

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Nov 25

    Putting Union Security Clause First Amendment Law in a Broader Context: Charlotte Garden’s Meta Right

    Putting Union Security Clause First Amendment Law in a Broader Context: Charlotte Garden’s Meta Right
    Charlotte Garden, Meta Rights, 83 Fordham L. Rev. 855 (2014).Joseph SlaterMeta Rights is a thought-provoking article that addresses concerns about labor law rules governing agency fee payments in public-sector employment by comparing these…
  • Nov 24

    Transmitting Retirement Accounts: Getting It Right

    Transmitting Retirement Accounts: Getting It Right
    Stewart E. Sterk & Melanie B. Leslie, Accidental Inheritance: Retirement Accounts and the Hidden Law of Succession, 89 N.Y.U.L. Rev. 165 (2014).Anne-Marie RhodesArticles routinely appear that serve up a simple, everyday scenario that has…
  • Nov 21

    When is Sexual Abuse Within the Scope of Employment?

    When is Sexual Abuse Within the Scope of Employment?
    Martha Chamallas, Vicarious Liability in Torts: The Sex Exception, 48 Val. U. L. Rev. 133 (2013), available at SSRN.John GoldbergMartha Chamallas’s Monsanto Lecture, Vicarious Liability in Torts: The Sex Exception, is timely…
Rank this Week: 516

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Nov 25

    Yagmur-Prozess: Keine besondere Schwere der Schuld

    Yagmur-Prozess: Keine besondere Schwere der Schuld
    Im Prozess um den Misshandlungstod der dreijährigen Yagmur aus Hamburg wurde heute das Urteil verkündet: Das Gericht verurteilte die Mutter wegen Mordes zu einer lebenslangen Freiheitsstrafe, stellte jedoch nicht die besondere…
  • Nov 24

    Weihnachtsamnestie: Gnade vor Recht

    Weihnachtsamnestie: Gnade vor Recht
    Die alljährliche Weihnachtsamnestie – also ein Gnadenerweis aus Anlass des Weihnachtsfestes – beschert dieser Tage etwa 2.000 Gefangenen eine vorzeitige Freilassung aus dem Justizvollzug und ermöglicht ihnen so, das…
  • Nov 23

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 84

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 84
    und Missratenes Denkmal für Richterin Kirsten Heisig — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen,…
Rank this Week: 2668

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Nov 25

    Should you talk to the police if you have not been arrested or charged yet?

    Should you talk to the police if you have not been arrested or charged yet?
    When you are under investigation for committing a crime, it can be a very frightening experience. Your future freedom and your reputation may be at stake and your job and relationships may be affected just by virtue of the fact that you are…
  • Nov 20

    Will I Be Released on Bail in California?

    Will I Be Released on Bail in California?
    Whether it is your tenth arrest or your first, being arrested is never fun. Often, it is downright terrifying. For most people, the first concern after being arrested is getting out of jail. In almost all cases, bail will be set, providing…
  • Nov 18

    Arrest Tips – What to Do and What Not to Do during a California Arrest

    Arrest Tips – What to Do and What Not to Do during a California Arrest
    No one plans to be arrested; however, it could happen to you at any time and for any reason. Sometimes an arrest is expected, or at least a reasonable possibility. Other times it comes out of the blue. If you have never been taken into…
Rank this Week: 1987

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

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

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
Rank this Week: 3337

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Nov 24

    No True Bill

    No True Bill
    The sad spectacle of the Ferguson grand jury's long, execrable march towards the inevitable no true bill vote is over. Details of the Michael Brown shooting aside, it has long been clear that whatever the outcome had been, there would be…
  • Nov 23

    Blurred Lines: When FBI Informants Commit Crime

    Blurred Lines: When FBI Informants Commit Crime
    Courtesy: FBI.govThat the FBI (and law enforcement generally) uses informants to gather information and make cases about other criminals is no secret. But what is law enforcement to do when it's informants want to keep committing crimes while…
  • Nov 20

    Interactive Map Shows Nationwide Race/Arrest Rate Figure

    Interactive Map Shows Nationwide Race/Arrest Rate Figure
    USA Today has published an interactive map that shows arrest rates by race on local levels.The map is here. I haven't spent much time on it yet, but it appears potentially interesting. Have a look.
Rank this Week: 480

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
Rank this Week: 272

Second Circuit Blog

Second Circuit Blog

Feature case summaries and commentary by the Federal Defenders office in New York City.

http://circuit2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 446

Leyba Defense blog

Leyba Defense blog

Covers Washington State criminal matters including DUI issues.

http://www.leyba-defense.com/blog/
  • Nov 24

    You’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t when it comes to the FST

    You’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t when it comes to the FST
    If you have been arrested for a DUI then chances are you were offered the field sobriety tests by the arresting officer.  If you follow this blog then you will know that in my opinion these so called “tests” are designed for…
  • Nov 16

    New youtube video on the best questions to ask when interviewing DUI lawyer

    New youtube video on the best questions to ask when interviewing DUI lawyer
    Have you been arrested for a DUI?  Confused on where to start?  Don’t know how to find a decent DUI lawyer to help you get out of this mess.  Well today is your lucky day.  DUI Lawyer Matthew Leyba discusses the best…
  • Nov 8

    WSP begins upgrade of DUI breath test machines in Washington State

    WSP begins upgrade of DUI breath test machines in Washington State
    A recent Seattle Times article can out confirming what a lot of DUI Attorneys already knew.  The Washington State Patrol has begun rolling out the new breath test machines in Washington State.  Speaking on behalf of the WSP, Trooper…
Rank this Week: 2786

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 506

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/
  • Nov 24

    Should child sex offenders receive rehabilitation in prison?

    Should child sex offenders receive rehabilitation in prison?
    11-24-2014 Alabama: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – In early November, WIAT 42 ran an investigative report that featured collected letters from sex offenders to see what they would tell parents to protect their children from abusers. That report…
  • Nov 24

    Mother of low-IQ sex offender worries about loss of therapy program

    Mother of low-IQ sex offender worries about loss of therapy program
    11-24-2014 Minnesota: With an IQ of 60, Claire Potter's 47-year-old son Clark verbalizes at the developmental level of a 13-year-old. But socially, he's even younger -- perhaps 8 years old, according to his mother. He's also a sex offender.…
  • Nov 22

    Mistaken identity leads to jail time

    Mistaken identity leads to jail time
    2-24-2007 Wisconsin: Man released after being confused with illegal immigrant, sex offender Heriberto Tirado is the first to admit he's no saint. But he's also not an illegal immigrant or a convicted child molester. The 49-year-old Cudahy…
Rank this Week: 37

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal law, DUI and civil rights. By Peterson Law Offices.

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
  • Nov 24

    Panel Kills Public Defender Changes in Idaho - Don't Blame the Defenders!

    Panel Kills Public Defender Changes in Idaho - Don't Blame the Defenders!
     From the Idaho Statesman tonight:  "Four years ago, a report from the National Legal Aid and Defender Association found that Idaho is violating its Sixth Amendment obligations to defendants. Public defenders across the state were…
  • Nov 24

    Panel Kills Public Defender Changes in Idaho - Don't Blame the Defenders!

    Panel Kills Public Defender Changes in Idaho - Don't Blame the Defenders!
     From the Idaho Statesman tonight:  "Four years ago, a report from the National Legal Aid and Defender Association found that Idaho is violating its Sixth Amendment obligations to defendants. Public defenders across the state were…
  • Nov 20

    NY Times Says Idaho Dead Last at Protecting Juvenile Record

    NY Times Says Idaho Dead Last at Protecting Juvenile Record
     Associate Attorney William Young is at it again: There is an article today in the New York Times discussing the issue of juvenile offenders and the importance of sealing their records from the public eye. The article examines how many…
Rank this Week: 4564

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Nov 24

    Will Maine see Electronic Monitoring of Domestic Violences (DV) Defendants?

    Will Maine see Electronic Monitoring of Domestic Violences (DV) Defendants?
    On November 19, 2014, Maine’s NPR News Source (MPBN) published an article about recent experiments with electronic monitoring of domestic violence (DV) defendants in Somerset County, Maine. As Maine has attempted electronic monitoring…
  • Nov 11

    November 2014 Maine Marijuana Ballot Initiative Split Vote

    November 2014 Maine Marijuana Ballot Initiative Split Vote
    This November 2014 election, marijuana initiatives were on the ballot in South Portland and Lewiston. The results from this vote were split between the two cities. Lewiston rejected the marijuana initiative. South Portland approved the…
  • Nov 7

    Heroin Charges in Maine

    Heroin Charges in Maine
    Your heroin addiction began innocently. You got into a car accident. You suffered serious injuries to your neck or back and continue to suffer from chronic pain. You see a doctor, who prescribes narcotic pain medication. Over time, the pain…
Rank this Week: 3315

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Nov 24

    Salt Lake City Robbery Derailed by Clerk with Ax Handle

    Salt Lake City Robbery Derailed by Clerk with Ax Handle
    A man who attempted the robbery of a Salt Lake City convenience store on Sunday, Nov. 23, apparently chose the wrong store. The clerk fought back with an ax handle, and the suspect is now in jail on charges of robbery and aggravated assault.…
  • Nov 19

    Debt Collection Practices Result in Arrests; Spotlights Flaws in the System

    Debt Collection Practices Result in Arrests; Spotlights Flaws in the System
    For most people, it’s not a surprise that borrowing from a payday or title loan company is going to come with ridiculously high finance charges and interest rates. A recent report by the Utah Department of Financial Institutions…
  • Nov 17

    Man Sought for Security Camera Vandalism in Salt Lake City

    Man Sought for Security Camera Vandalism in Salt Lake City
    In a random act of vandalism, a man destroyed a security camera in a parking garage. The Salt Lake City Police Department is hoping the public will be able to help identify the man. Take THAT, Stupid Security Camera According to a report from…
Rank this Week: 685

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

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

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Nov 24

    What is electronic evidence preservation in a truck accident claim?

    What is electronic evidence preservation in a truck accident claim?
    When a truck accident occurs, one of the most essential aspects of recovering compensation is gathering evidence to prove liability. Evidence can include details about the driver, photos of the crash, the police report from the scene and…
  • Nov 24

    Bensalem Home to Most Dangerous Intersection in America

    Bensalem Home to Most Dangerous Intersection in America
    This may not be the Bensalem news residents were hoping for, but research by TIME magazine ranked an intersection in Bucks County as the most intersection dangerous in America.According to the data by the National Highway Traffic Safety…
  • Nov 24

    New Jersey Town Uses Donald Duck to Crack Down on Motorists for Failure to Yield to Pedestrians in a Crosswalk

    New Jersey Town Uses Donald Duck to Crack Down on Motorists for Failure to Yield to Pedestrians in a Crosswalk
    Drivers in New Jersey are required under the law to stop for a pedestrian who is in a crosswalk. Failure to do so can place the motorist at risk for fines and other penalties. However, many motorists continue to flout the law, and recently a…
Rank this Week: 853

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/
Rank this Week: 1582

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Driving Under the Influence and DMV License Suspension

    Driving Under the Influence and DMV License Suspension
    In California, when a driver is arrested for driving under the influence, they are given a temporary, 30-day license from the Department of Motor Vehicles. On that notice, it states that the license is good for only thirty days and that after…
  • Oct 28

    DUI Hit & Run Charges in Orange County, CA

    DUI Hit & Run Charges in Orange County, CA
    Driving Under The Influence And Hit & Run In Orange County Under California law, anyone who is involved in an accident is required to immediately stop at the scene, provide the other party involved with contact and insurance information,…
  • Oct 8

    Penalties For DUI With Priors In Orange County

    Penalties For DUI With Priors In Orange County
    DUI’S WITH PRIORS If you have been arrested for driving under the influence in Orange County California, hiring an experienced DUI Defense Lawyer should be your first step toward getting the DUI arrest behind you. Although a conviction…
Rank this Week: 625

LawyerDefend.Me

LawyerDefend.Me

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

http://lawyerdefend.me/
Rank this Week: 3823

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as technology and the law, computer forensics and cyber crime defense. By David S. Seltzer.

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1149

The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

Covers asset searches, bribery, due diligence, money laundering and scams. By Charles Griffin Intelligence.

http://www.ethicalinvestigator.com/
  • Nov 24

    Would-Be Movie Studio Executive Charged in Multi-Million Dollar Scam

    Would-Be Movie Studio Executive Charged in Multi-Million Dollar Scam
    According to the Sacramento Bee, a would-be movie studio executive, Carissa Carpenter, pleaded not guilty last week to defrauding investors of at least $5 million during her failed 17-year attempt at creating a movie studio in Northern…
  • Nov 17

    2 Reasons Undercover Investigations Aren't Right for You

    2 Reasons Undercover Investigations Aren't Right for You
    The big heavy breathing lead story in the Sunday New York Times this week was about the increasing number of government agencies using undercover operations to detect law breakers of all kinds. The Small Business Administration, the IRS, even…
  • Nov 3

    Is the Suzuki Violin Method Founder Really the Biggest Fraud in Musical History?

    Is the Suzuki Violin Method Founder Really the Biggest Fraud in Musical History?
    We recently blogged here about surprising facts we’d found when doing diligence on expert witnesses.  We’ve looked into so many people and companies that we’re rarely taken aback when we find that someone left something…
Rank this Week: 2937

New York Legal Blog

New York Legal Blog

Offers information and articles related to injury and accident law, criminal law, and immigration law in New York. By the Law Office of Mark Siesel, Esq.

http://www.nylegalblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Knee Replacements–When Are They Appropriate?

    Knee Replacements–When Are They Appropriate?
    Knee replacement surgery has become more and more prevalent over the last fifteen years.  However, two recent studies from researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, after reviewing the records of 200 patients, suggest…
  • Oct 31

    Joan Rivers Daughter Melissa Rivers To File Wrongful Death Suit

    Joan Rivers Daughter Melissa Rivers To File Wrongful Death Suit
    Melissa Rivers, the only daughter of the late Joan Rivers, the 81 year old comedian who died on September 4, 2014, has announced her intention to file a multimillion dollar medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuit against the Yorkville…
  • Oct 17

    Several Former NFL Players Object To Concussion Lawsuit Settlement

    Several Former NFL Players Object To Concussion Lawsuit Settlement
    This week, ten former NFL players filed objections to the NFL Concussion Lawsuit settlement due to concerns that the settlement does not adequately compensate the victims of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. CTE is a brain injury of…
Rank this Week: 1492

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2696

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Nov 24

    Lynnwood Teen Charged with DUI & Hit-and-Run

    Lynnwood Teen Charged with DUI & Hit-and-Run
    Last week a hit-and-run accident took place at the intersection of Highway 99 and 148th Street Southwest, just north of Lynnwood. Around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18, a 16-year-old girl from Lynnwood rear-ended a Toyota Prius stopped at the…
  • Nov 6

    Outdated Breath Test Machines to be Replaced in Washington

    Outdated Breath Test Machines to be Replaced in Washington
    The Washington State Patrol has announced that they will be replacing the current breath test machine used by law enforcement – the DataMaster – with the Dräger Alcotest 9510. The new machines are smaller, sleeker, and…
  • Oct 30

    Standardized Field Sobriety Test

    Standardized Field Sobriety Test
    If you are stopped by police for suspicion of DUI, the officer will likely ask you to perform a field sobriety test to help determine your level of impairment. Failing a field sobriety test can give the officer grounds to arrest you for drunk…
Rank this Week: 3612

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Nov 24

    What are Considered Narcotic Drugs vs. Prescription Drugs in Arizona?

    What are Considered Narcotic Drugs vs. Prescription Drugs in Arizona?
    Narcotic drugs are any opioid based drugs, and it’s important to note that most prescription drugs are narcotics by this definition, though prescription drugs with a legal doctor prescription are not illegal. Mostly, the highly…
  • Nov 21

    Residential vs. Nonresidential Burglary in Arizona

    Residential vs. Nonresidential Burglary in Arizona
    Regardless of the circumstances, burglary in Arizona is a felony. Residential burglary does carry more severe consequences than non-residential burglary, but both are felonies. If the burglary involves a firearm, residential or…
  • Nov 19

    What is Executive Clemency?

    What is Executive Clemency?
    Executive clemency is the power of pardoning used by either a president, if it’s a federal case, or a governor if it’s a local case. The executive can pardon a criminal’s sentencing, reducing it from the death penalty, or…
Rank this Week: 2847

TRACE Blog

TRACE Blog

Covers anti-bribery compliance.

http://traceblog.org/
  • Nov 24

    TRACE International Remembers Roderick Hill

    TRACE International Remembers Roderick Hill
    By Severin Wirz A memorial service was held today at the Washington National Cathedral to honor Roderick M. Hills, who passed away on October 29, 2014.  Mr. Hills served as counsel to President Gerald Ford, and then served as chairman of…
  • Nov 11

    TRACE Introduces Global Business Bribery Risk Index

    TRACE Introduces Global Business Bribery Risk Index
    The TRACE Matrix, developed with RAND Corporation, is the first global business bribery risk index for the compliance industry. November 11, 2014, Annapolis, M.D. – TRACE International today announced the launch of the TRACE Matrix, the…
  • Nov 3

    What was October’s biggest compliance story?

    What was October’s biggest compliance story?
    Ebola health epidemic highlights corruption problems in West African countries – As health officials struggle to contain the spread of the recent outbreak in West Africa’s Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, some are pointing to…
Rank this Week: 2823

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense issues in sex crimes cases. By Law Office of Timothy L. Healy.

http://www.tacomacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Washington v. Garza - Sex Abuse Conviction Affirmed Despite Trial Misstep

    Washington v. Garza - Sex Abuse Conviction Affirmed Despite Trial Misstep
    While many criminal cases are resolved prior to trial in the form of a plea bargain, in which the defendant pleads guilty, but to lesser charges or in exchange for a lighter sentence, those that do make it to trial may endure a few missteps.…
  • Nov 17

    Washington v. Fey - Child Molestation Conviction Affirmed Despite Hearsay Objection

    Washington v. Fey - Child Molestation Conviction Affirmed Despite Hearsay Objection
    The defendant in a recent child molestation case appealed his conviction on the grounds the trial court improperly admitted as evidence statements made by the alleged victim to her therapist. Such statements, he asserted, were the equivalent…
  • Nov 10

    Washington v. Endres - Rape Conviction Affirmed, Victim Mental Health Records Barred

    Washington v. Endres - Rape Conviction Affirmed, Victim Mental Health Records Barred
    A Washington appellate court ruled a trial court did not err in prohibiting the admission of an alleged rape victim's mental health records during trial, when the defendant was facing a charge of second-degree rape stemming from a 2005…
Rank this Week: 1818

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1767

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

A legal blog written by a recent graduate of UCLA School of Law. Posts cover a wide range of topics, but areas of focus include criminal law, constitutional law, law and technology, and commentary on scholarship and legal education.

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Nov 24

    Who is to Blame for Declining Bar Exam Passage Rates?

    Who is to Blame for Declining Bar Exam Passage Rates?
    Derek Muller argues in this post that the National Council of Bar Examiners (NCBE) may be more to blame than they are willing to admit. From his post:Despite protests from the National Council of Bar Examiners to the contrary (PDF), it…
  • Nov 21

    I Have Passed the California Bar Exam!

    I Have Passed the California Bar Exam!
    This, of course, changes nothing in my disclaimers (although once I am sworn in, I will be changing that remark about not being a licensed attorney).But it is a good day.UPDATEBased on statistics recently posted by Derek Muller, it…
  • Nov 21

    Amar and Allard on Reevaluating the Bar Exam

    Amar and Allard on Reevaluating the Bar Exam
    At Justia's Verdict, Vikram Amar has this article discussing the decline in performance of the July 2014 bar examinees relative to other years. Amar also addresses the National Conference of Bar Examiners' [NCBE's] response to this…
Rank this Week: 2081

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
  • Nov 24

    Cheryl Abbate Wants Marquette to Censor?

    Cheryl Abbate Wants Marquette to Censor?
    Marquette University teaching assistant Cheryl Abbate doesn’t like the fact that Professor John McAdams criticized her for not allowing students to discuss gay rights. His article got noticed by Inside Higher Ed, so instead of defending…
  • Nov 24

    What is Financial Statement Fraud?

    What is Financial Statement Fraud?
    Tracy Coenen gives a brief overview of some of the most common financial statement fraud schemes.
  • Nov 18

    Roca Labs Must Be Mocked

    Roca Labs Must Be Mocked
    The Roca Labs saga continues… with more unsuccessful attempts to silence anyone who talks or writes about the company’s scammy product and despicable methods of squelching criticism. The company is upset that consumers, Marc…
Rank this Week: 36

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Ten Years Prison for Four-Time DUI Offender in Wrong-Way Crash

    Ten Years Prison for Four-Time DUI Offender in Wrong-Way Crash
    Many people think of a DUI arrest as something of an inconvenience. They know they'll likely lose their license for a time, incur hefty fines and court costs and will probably need to hire a lawyer if they hope to negotiate lighter penalties.…
  • Nov 14

    Long v. Florida - Felony Conviction Reversed for Inherent Prejudice of Jury

    Long v. Florida - Felony Conviction Reversed for Inherent Prejudice of Jury
    It's inevitable that everyone carries their own personal feelings, attitudes and beliefs which color their perceptions of the world around them. Jurors are no different. It is expected that attorneys and judges, though the voire dire…
  • Nov 7

    Florida, Ohio Issue Conflicting DUI Breathalyzer Ruling

    Florida, Ohio Issue Conflicting DUI Breathalyzer Ruling
    Florida and Ohio courts both recently were tasked with weighing the viability of breathalyzer results as key evidence in criminal cases alleging driving under the influence of alcohol. Both courts came up with different answers. The news…
Rank this Week: 4272

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2731

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 24

    The FBI, the Protected Computer and Coram Nobi

    The FBI, the Protected Computer and Coram Nobi
    On December 1, 2008, the U.S. Department of Justice filed an information, alleging that on five occasions between January 19, 2007 and July 5, 2007, [Mark Thomas Rossini] `intentionally and knowingly exceeded his authorized access to a…
  • Nov 21

    PokerStars, Murder and Habeas Corpu

    PokerStars, Murder and Habeas Corpu
    Richard Read “was convicted of murder, following a jury trial, and subsequently was sentenced to fifty years incarceration”, after which he appealed his conviction to the Appellate Court of Connecticut.  Read v. Commissioner…
  • Nov 19

    The Judge, the Email and "Conduct Unbecoming a Member of the Bar"

    The Judge, the Email and "Conduct Unbecoming a Member of the Bar"
    As you probably know, to become a lawyer in the United States, individuals must graduate from law school, then (in most states) pass a bar exam and be admitted to practice in that state by the state Supreme Court.  If a lawyer…
Rank this Week: 562

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

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

    TIS THE SEASON

    TIS THE SEASON
    UPDATE: Our two remaining survivor pool players live another week, as both took the 49'ers who eked out a win over Washington. AHEM…..by INVITATION only. (If you're indicted, you're invited.)Item: The new judicial assignments…
  • Nov 23

    NFL WEEK 12 2014 : A THANKSGIVING SPECIAL

    NFL WEEK 12 2014 : A THANKSGIVING SPECIAL
    We roar into Week 12 of the 2014 NFL season with our Fantasy Football league very competitive, our two remaining survivor pool players in a death grip struggle for the title, and with football set for Sunday, Sunday night, two games Monday…
  • Nov 20

    KAYO MORGAN: DEATH OF A LEGEND

    KAYO MORGAN: DEATH OF A LEGEND
    Amidst the insanity and horrible treatment of clients and attorneys alike in Broward County, stood one lawyer, a criminal defense attorney to his core, who never blinked, never wavered in the zealous defense of his clients, and quite frankly…
Rank this Week: 82

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/
  • Nov 24

    Should I testify at my DUI Trial?

    Should I testify at my DUI Trial?
    The two most difficult decisions for any Massachusetts OUI Attorney are typically: Should the client testify; And should we elect a bench or jury trial. In this Blog, I will discuss the decision whether or not to testify at trial....
  • Nov 14

    Fourth Amendment challenge to breath test refusal statute rejected by Appellate Court

    Fourth Amendment challenge to breath test refusal statute rejected by Appellate Court
    Most drivers don't realize that every state requires a driver suspected of drunk driving submit to a blood-alcohol test or face mandatory license suspension. This requirement is outlined in "implied-consent statutes." Although the…
  • Nov 10

    ACLU Petition for Improved Response to Annie Dookhan drug lab case

    ACLU Petition for Improved Response to Annie Dookhan drug lab case
    Surpreme Judicial Court Justice, Associate Justice Margot Botsford, has requested that state's highest court dismiss thousands of the drug convictions that Annie Dookhan had handled evidence for. Based on a petition filed by the American…
Rank this Week: 1164

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

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

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Nov 24

    PZ Myers Alleged Rape Victim Speaks Out!

    PZ Myers Alleged Rape Victim Speaks Out!
    PZ Myers was accused of rape by a student. Myers claims the rape allegation is false. Yet rather than call the police to perform a rape kit and conduct a thorough investigatin, Myers used his institutional power and privilege to silence the…
  • Nov 22

    The SJW Dangerous Sexual Predator List

    The SJW Dangerous Sexual Predator List
    There has been much hemming and hawing online about the IGDA blacklist. Many have misrepreseted my position. They are falsely claiming that I said someone could sue for being blocked on Twitter, or could be sued because they were named as a…
  • Nov 21

    International Game Developers Association (IGDA) and Defamation

    International Game Developers Association (IGDA) and Defamation
    1. Sometime within the past 48 hours, the International Game Developers Association, through its agent Kate Edwards, linked to and widely publicized what it called an "Online Harassment Resource." (Kate Edwards of IGDA Tweeted out a…
Rank this Week: 194

Michael Sweig

Michael Sweig

Covers criminal justice reform.

http://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/society_and_humanities/nonprofit_organizations/advocacy/michael-sweig
  • Nov 23

    Everyone and Cosby has a Background

    Everyone and Cosby has a Background
    I am 100% for Cosby the man and 100% against Cosby if he is a rapist. How can I be both totally for and against him? Here’s why: everyone has a background, but not everyone’s background is memorialized. Plus, Cosby as a man if…
  • Nov 8

    Let's Stop Saying "Ex-Felon," Returning...

    Let's Stop Saying "Ex-Felon," Returning...
    *With Robert D. Johnson “…[D]o not … put a stumbling block before the blind…” - Leviticus 19:14Terms like “ex-felon,” “returning citizen,” and “deadbeat dad” stigmatize…
  • Aug 30

    Why 20MillionVote.org is “the Reese’s...

    Why 20MillionVote.org is “the Reese’s...
    I have a friend named Tony Nelson. He’s not the one from “I Dream of Genie,” but that really is his name. In Summer and Fall 2013, Tony laid the groundwork for Citizens’ Institute for Law & Public Policy, of which…
Rank this Week: 1961

New Jersey Criminal Attorney Blog

New Jersey Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By John B. Fabriele III, LLC.

https://www.newjerseycriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Hiring an Aggressive New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer

    Hiring an Aggressive New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer
    Getting arrested or charged with a criminal offense is a scary experience. Whether you saw it coming or it was a complete surprise, in the blink of an eye your life has just taken a drastic turn. Now, you’re sitting in a…
  • Nov 12

    Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in New Jersey

    Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in New Jersey
    What is drug paraphernalia? In New Jersey, being charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia under 2C:36-2, mean you have in your possession with intent to use, a wide variety of items, as described generally and in detail by 2C:36-1,…
  • Nov 11

    What Happens When You Fail to Appear in Court in New Jersey?

    What Happens When You Fail to Appear in Court in New Jersey?
    I frequently help people when they fail to appear at a scheduled court date, in New Jersey. Failure to appear can be serious. How I approach the problem depends on several factors. I determine whether they have failed…
Rank this Week: 2733

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Nov 23

    Federal authorities arrest debt collectors on criminal charge

    Federal authorities arrest debt collectors on criminal charge
    Americans are taking on more and more debt, and consumers in Georgia are no exception. With a 2.1 percent increase in household debt in the latter part of 2013, it may not come as a surprise to learn that some...
  • Nov 14

    Researchers may face criminal charges for alleged grant misuse

    Researchers may face criminal charges for alleged grant misuse
    About a year ago, Georgia Tech launched an investigation after suspicions arose about where certain grant money was actually going. Although no criminal charges have been filed yet, some expect that the local district attorney will be filing…
  • Oct 27

    Georgia officers face criminal charges for alleged unlawful stop

    Georgia officers face criminal charges for alleged unlawful stop
    With the frenzy of alleged unruly or disorderly police that has recently appeared to take over the news, some people may feel an unfair bias against officers who are simply working to protect the public. In Georgia, local officers have...
Rank this Week: 3388

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/
  • Nov 23

    Holiday clemency questions at gubernatorial transition

    Holiday clemency questions at gubernatorial transition
    On Friday, Michael Hall at Texas Monthly wondered, "Will Rick Perry grant clemency to Max Soffar?" His post brought to mind two broader, related questions.First, will Rick Perry issue one more round of Christmas-time pardons, as has become…
  • Nov 23

    Of budgets and border boondoggles: A reality check

    Of budgets and border boondoggles: A reality check
    The Austin Statesman has a good article (Nov. 22) on the impact of constant border deployments for game wardens, starting with a 19 percent drop in citations written in other parts of the state, as evidenced in the graphic below.But even more…
  • Nov 21

    Might Texas revisit needle exchange pilots with Susan Reed gone, disease prevention in the news?

    Might Texas revisit needle exchange pilots with Susan Reed gone, disease prevention in the news?
    Grits wonders if - owing to recent events surrounding the Ebola scare and the outlandish costs of Hepatitis C treatment under new drug protocols - 2015 might be a year in which the Texas Legislature favorably revisits Rep. Ruth…
Rank this Week: 71

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.birminghamcriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Alabama Woman Arrested for Taking Drugs During Pregnancy

    Alabama Woman Arrested for Taking Drugs During Pregnancy
    Pregnant women have long been scrutinized for certain “unhealthy” activities that can threaten the health of a fetus. Though societal expectations have changed overtime, law enforcement officials seem to be raising the bar and…
  • Nov 15

    Alabama Woman Charged With Tax Refund Theft of $550,000

    Alabama Woman Charged With Tax Refund Theft of $550,000
    Federal tax crimes are becoming increasingly targeted by prosecutors across the country. Alabama is no exception. In a recent case, an Alabama woman was indicted by a federal grand jury alleging she engaged in a tax refund scheme and…
  • Oct 25

    United States v. Paladino: On Federal Child Pornography Charge

    United States v. Paladino: On Federal Child Pornography Charge
    Being charged with possession or manufacture of child pornography is one of the most serious federal crimes in terms of sentencing.  If you are convicted of possession of child pornography, there is a five-year mandatory minimum…
Rank this Week: 2226

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
  • Nov 23

    Alcohol and Drug Dependency Resources NCADD

    Alcohol and Drug Dependency Resources NCADD
    Alcohol and Drug Dependency Resources To me the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (NCADD) has been nothing more than the liaison between the court and the court ordered alcohol education program after my clients have been…
  • Nov 14

    An Interview With a Family Lawyer

    An Interview With a Family Lawyer
    An Interview with a Family Lawyer I often joke that 75% of my client's criminal and DUI problems are brought about by substance abuse, money or relationship problems (often brought about by the first two triggers). This being said, one might…
  • Nov 12

    Fisherman get Fed, Poachers get Busted

    Fisherman get Fed, Poachers get Busted
    Fisherman Get Fed, Poachers Get Busted I read the news every day. I search out articles about people being arrested almost as often. Sometimes what I find makes me sad, sometimes I find it interesting and sometimes I get downright mad. When…
Rank this Week: 3614

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Student Arrested for Battery After Attack in Front of Resource Officer

    Student Arrested for Battery After Attack in Front of Resource Officer
    As a Jacksonville criminal defense attorney, brazen acts committed in front of authority figures are like nails on a chalk board. Perhaps the only things that could be worse for a Jacksonville criminal defense attorney are videos of the…
  • Nov 13

    Jacksonville Walmart Becomes Bloody Crime Scene; Man Arrested for Aggravated Battery

    Jacksonville Walmart Becomes Bloody Crime Scene; Man Arrested for Aggravated Battery
    As a Jacksonville criminal defense attorney, I've represented my share of clients that suffered from mental illnesses. John McFarland, self-reported as schizophrenic, was arrested for aggravated battery after an unprovoked attack against a…
  • Nov 7

    Elderly Man Arrested Twice for Feeding Homele

    Elderly Man Arrested Twice for Feeding Homele
    According to patch.com, Arnold Abbott, 90, of Fort Lauderdale, FL was recently arrested for the second time in less than a week. His offense? -- feeding the homeless. Abbott is the founder of Feed Thy Neighbor, a nonprofit agency with...
Rank this Week: 459

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses topics related to DWI, criminal defense, traffic tickets, CDL defense, open records, Texas laws, and the War on Drugs. By Robert Guest.

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 22

    Switching from Iphone to Android for Lawyers- Update, I got a Moto X 2014

    Switching from Iphone to Android for Lawyers- Update, I got a Moto X 2014
    A little over a month ago I detailed my journey into the Android realm after leaving the safe and familiar grounds of Appleland. To recap, I had used every Iphone since they had Iphone, and rather impulsively switched to a Galaxy S5…
  • Nov 17

    When the local police target your teenager

    When the local police target your teenager
    I have a lot of 17-19 year old clients who feel targeted by small town police departments. These young adults are usually in my office for a pot case, or maybe even a DWI or DUI (DUI is only for those under 21 in Texas) and they tell a…
  • Oct 10

    Switching from IPhone to Android for Lawyer

    Switching from IPhone to Android for Lawyer
    I’ve been using IPhones as long as there has been IPhones. I recently became upgrade eligible (Christmas for tech geeks) and instead of getting the IPhone 6/6 Plus I decided to switch to Android and purchased a Samsung Galaxy S5 Active.…
Rank this Week: 455

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: 205

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Karren Kenney.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefense.guru/
Rank this Week: 3277