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The Law Office of Aaron M. Black,…

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black, PLLC Blog

Covers DUI and criminal defense.

http://www.aaronblacklaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    Maricopa County does not classify manslaughter as voluntary or involuntary

    Maricopa County does not classify manslaughter as voluntary or involuntary
    In Maricopa County, Arizona according to ARS 13-1103 manslaughter is intentionally or knowingly killing a person after adequate provocation and in the heat of passion or during a sudden quarrel. Also, assisting in a suicide, regardless of…
  • Jun 14

    Former NBA player and Coach charged with a DUI

    Former NBA player and Coach charged with a DUI
    Derek Fischer, a former NBA player, and Coach, was charged with a DUI last week after he rolled his Cadillac in Los Angeles. His vehicle veered and hit a raised concrete curb and a guard rail before coming to rest on its roof. In the course…
  • Jun 7

    DUI arrests make for a busy Memorial Day Weekend

    DUI arrests make for a busy Memorial Day Weekend
    Holiday weekends typically result in increased patrols looking for drivers under the influence and the past Memorial Day weekend was no exception as the Arizona DUI Task force made over 550 stops that resulted in DUI arrests.   Phoenix…
Rank this Week: 1012

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal, family and Injury law. By Blair & Kim, PLLC.

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Washington Court Denies Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claim

    Washington Court Denies Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Claim
    Negligent infliction of emotional distress is a cause of action available when a family member is at the scene of their loved one’s accident at the time of the accident or shortly thereafter and witnesses their injuries at the scene…
  • Jun 15

    Waiver of Enforcement Limitations on Washington Child Support Order

    Waiver of Enforcement Limitations on Washington Child Support Order
    A judgment or judgment lien for accrued child support in Washington remains in force for 10 years after the youngest child named in the order turns 18, pursuant to RCW 4.56.210.  The statute therefore generally makes a child support…
  • Jun 8

    Alternative Means and Unanimous Jury Verdicts in Washington

    Alternative Means and Unanimous Jury Verdicts in Washington
    Domestic violence violation of a protection order is generally a gross misdemeanor under Washington law, but it can be a class C felony if a violation of the order is also an assault or if the defendant has at least two prior convictions for…
Rank this Week: 298

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David M. Boertje.

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Calexico ‘Dreamer’ Sues Feds After Deported to Mexico

    Calexico ‘Dreamer’ Sues Feds After Deported to Mexico
    A young man named Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez, 23, who may be the first “dreamer” to be deported under the Trump administration, has filed what could be the first “dreamer” lawsuit against the administration in San…
  • Jun 14

    California Moves Slowly Toward Resuming Execution

    California Moves Slowly Toward Resuming Execution
    It is reported that California is easing back into executions for convicted criminals on death row, after not having executed anyone in over a decade. California has a sordid history with the death penalty. The process is extremely delayed,…
  • Jun 6

    New Criminal Charges Filed Against Anti-Abortion Activist

    New Criminal Charges Filed Against Anti-Abortion Activist
    David R. Daleiden, 28, and Sandra S. Merritt, 63, the anti-abortion activists behind the infamous Planned Parenthood video were charged earlier this month in San Francisco Superior Court for 14 felony counts of eavesdropping and secretly…
Rank this Week: 2229

Houston Criminal Law Blog

Houston Criminal Law Blog

Explains Texas criminal laws and penalties. By The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp.

http://www.sharpcriminalattorney.com/blog
  • Jun 21

    Terroristic Threats: Laws and Consequences in Texa

    Terroristic Threats: Laws and Consequences in Texa
    When an individual threatens to commit a criminally violent act against someone else, and when the intention of the threat is to terrorize another person, the actors commits a terroristic threat. A terroristic threat is considered a…
  • Jun 14

    Murder Laws in Texas: Types, Degrees, and Punishment

    Murder Laws in Texas: Types, Degrees, and Punishment
    There are few criminal offenses as serious as those concerning the loss of life. In Texas, the criminal justice system prosecutes laws pertaining to cases in which one person is responsible for another person’s death. There are…
  • Jun 7

    Driving With a Suspended License: Texas Laws and Penaltie

    Driving With a Suspended License: Texas Laws and Penaltie
    Although it might not seem as serious a crime in comparison to an arrest for assault or DWI, you face serious consequences if arrested for driving with a suspended license (DWLS) or driving while your license is invalid (DWLI). This serious…
Rank this Week: 2367

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jun 21

    Reckless burning vs Arson in Utah

    Reckless burning vs Arson in Utah
    Authorities are searching for information on the persons responsible for causing the wildfires that are tearing through Utah presently, but will those responsibility end up facing reckless burning or arson charges? What is the difference?…
  • Jun 19

    Licensing Required for “Almost Massage” Businesses in Utah

    Licensing Required for “Almost Massage” Businesses in Utah
    Alternative healing is growing in popularity and businesses that offer their customers any services that could be seen as “almost massage” are required to have proper licensing. “Almost Massage” With consumers seeking…
  • Jun 19

    Licensing Required for “Almost Massage” Businesses in Utah

    Licensing Required for “Almost Massage” Businesses in Utah
    Alternative healing is growing in popularity and businesses that offer their customers any services that could be seen as “almost massage” are required to have proper licensing. “Almost Massage” With consumers seeking…
Rank this Week: 803

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

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

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court Dodges Long-Running Dispute Over Defendant’s Right to Psychiatric Expert

    Supreme Court Dodges Long-Running Dispute Over Defendant’s Right to Psychiatric Expert
    Three decades ago, in Ake v. Oklahoma, the Supreme Court held that indigent criminal defendants have a constitutional right of access to a psychiatric expert in some cases. More specifically, the Court stated, “[W]hen a defendant…
  • Jun 19

    Race and Risk Assessment

    Race and Risk Assessment
    Risk-assessment has become all the rage in American criminal justice. In jurisdictions across the country, criminal-justice officials are utilizing increasingly sophisticated risk-assessment tools, which can be used to predict a given…
  • Jun 12

    Dark Clouds on the Horizon for Graham v. Florida?

    Dark Clouds on the Horizon for Graham v. Florida?
    In 2010, the Supreme Court ruled in Graham v. Florida that juveniles given a life sentence for nonhomicide crimes must be given “some meaningful opportunity to obtain release based on demonstrated maturity and rehabilitation.” But…
Rank this Week: 3185

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • Jun 21

    New Texas Criminal Laws 2017

    New Texas Criminal Laws 2017
    The regular session of the 85th Texas Legislature ended on Memorial Day.  Bills not passed by the lawmakers and signed into law by the governor are dead in the water.  (Abbott vetoed 50 of them.) For the bills that did not become…
  • Jun 13

    Attacks on Police in Texas are Hate Crimes under 2017 Police Protection Act

    Attacks on Police in Texas are Hate Crimes under 2017 Police Protection Act
    Look in the dictionary and “hate crime” is defined as any crime that is motivated by hostility towards the victim because he or she is a member of a specific group (like gender, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation). The FBI…
  • Jun 7

    Defending Sexual Assault Charges and the Bill Cosby Trial

    Defending Sexual Assault Charges and the Bill Cosby Trial
    The Bill Cosby trial enters its third day today as the comedian faces three counts of aggravated indecent assault, which are felonies under Pennsylvania law.  Things are moving along.  The jury is in the box, and witnesses are…
Rank this Week: 5036

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers warrants, license suspension, Massachusetts criminal offenses, and criminal defense issues. By Lewin & Lewin.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Felony Charges Avoided

    Felony Charges Avoided
    TN, a 31 year old website developer, owns a home in Peabody. He rents out rooms in the house. A young woman and her boyfriend rented one of the rooms. Arguments developed between TN and the woman and her boyfriend. TN owns a cross-bow and a…
  • Jun 21

    Domestic Assault & Battery Charge Dismissed

    Domestic Assault & Battery Charge Dismissed
    On January 28, 2017, SI, a 49 year old federal employee living in Malden with his wife and two children, went out and had a few drinks. When he came home he went into his 18 year old son’s room and asked his son to put his Xbox down and…
  • Mar 29

    FELONY LARCENY CHARGE AVOIDED

    FELONY LARCENY CHARGE AVOIDED
    TQ, a 29 year old woman from India with a degree in Computer Science, was apprehended on February 14, 2017 at a store at the Burlington Mall and charged with Larceny Over $250.00. The charge arose out of her stealing a $425.00 pair of…
Rank this Week: 4726

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Jun 21

    The Self Talk Treadmill

    The Self Talk Treadmill
    I’m off to Baltimore for a Federal sentencing conference. But I’m still looking back to last week’s coaching certification class for my son’s clay shooting team. And I wanted to share another life lesson from that…
  • Jun 19

    Look at Your Approach and not Just Your Result

    Look at Your Approach and not Just Your Result
    I spent last Friday and Saturday in a certification class so that I can be an assistant coach on my son’s clay shooting team for the upcoming season. The class consisted of a classroom component and a hands-on component at a local…
  • Jun 15

    Adding the Appellate Guy

    Adding the Appellate Guy
    Robert Mueller recently made a serious move. He brought in an appellate guy. Michael Dreeben has argued 100 cases in the United States Supreme Court and has been with the Solicitor General’s office since 1988. The move indicated, even…
Rank this Week: 120

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Ex-NFL Player Lawrence Taylor Pleads Guilty to Florida DUI

    Ex-NFL Player Lawrence Taylor Pleads Guilty to Florida DUI
    Former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor has pleaded guilty to a DUI charge in Florida. Taylor pleaded guilty Monday in Palm Beach County to DUI with injury or property damage. He was sentenced to one year of probation and a…
  • Jun 2

    Tiger Woods Arrested for DUI in South Florida – Prescription Drugs to Blame

    Tiger Woods Arrested for DUI in South Florida – Prescription Drugs to Blame
    Tiger Woods was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence last week near his home in Jupiter, Florida. In a statement released Monday night, Woods said alcohol was not a factor in his arrest, which he said stemmed from an…
  • May 10

    Laurence Fishburne’s Daughter Arrested for DUI in Fort Lauderdale

    Laurence Fishburne’s Daughter Arrested for DUI in Fort Lauderdale
    Dashcam video released Wednesday show actor Laurence Fishburne’s daughter arrested for DUI during a traffic stop in Broward County. The woman was arrested for DUI on March 11 near the Oakland Park Blvd. exit of I-95 after the Toyota…
Rank this Week: 4146

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense…

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James Novak.

https://blog.novakazlaw.com/
  • Jun 21

    Use of 911 Recorded Call in an Arizona Aggravated Assault Case

    Use of 911 Recorded Call in an Arizona Aggravated Assault Case
    In a recent Arizona appellate case, the defendant appealed his conviction for domestic violence, dangerous offenses, Class 3 felonies, and two counts of aggravated assault. He argued that it was a mistake for the court to admit a 911 call…
  • Jun 9

    Evidence of Possessing Methamphetamine for Sale in Arizona

    Evidence of Possessing Methamphetamine for Sale in Arizona
    In a recent Arizona appellate case, the defendant appealed his conviction for the sale of methamphetamine, a class 2 felony under A.R.S. section 13-3407(A)(2), as well as possession of drug paraphernalia, a class 6 felony, and endangerment, a…
  • May 25

    Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer in Arizona

    Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer in Arizona
    In a recent unpublished opinion, an Arizona woman appealed convictions for aggravated assault and resisting arrest. The case arose when a deputy sheriff was patrolling and was dispatched to a domestic violence incident. When he got there, he…
Rank this Week: 1042

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 669

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers…

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Legal Defenders, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminaldefenselawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Facilitating a Heroin Sale in Illinoi

    Facilitating a Heroin Sale in Illinoi
    In a recent Illinois appellate case, the defendant was convicted of unlawfully delivering heroin. An accountability theory was used to obtain the conviction, which resulted in a 3.5-year sentence of imprisonment in the Illinois Department of…
  • Jun 11

    Illinois Administrative Hearings and Criminal Case

    Illinois Administrative Hearings and Criminal Case
    Illinois Administrative Hearings and Criminal Cases Most people are surprised to learn that an “administrative court” system exists in Illinois that functions primarily independent of our traditional court system.…
  • Jun 9

    Resisting a Peace Officer in Illinoi

    Resisting a Peace Officer in Illinoi
    In a recent Illinois Supreme Court case, the Court considered a case involving a charge of Resisting a Peace Officer. The case arose in 2011, when the daughters of a family with four kids (including the defendant) died in a car accident. The…
Rank this Week: 1755

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Gilbert G. Garcia Law Firm.

http://www.texaspossessionofmarijuanalawyer.com/
  • Jun 21

    The Legal Consequences of a Conviction

    The Legal Consequences of a Conviction
    The consequences of a conviction have both short and long term collateral consequences for those arrested depending on the nature of the crime, the age at which the crime occurred, and whether it is a repeat offense. The long-term…
  • Jun 14

    Miranda: The Warning You Need

    Miranda: The Warning You Need
    In the history of Supreme Court jurisprudence, there is perhaps no greater rights that has been drilled into the minds of the public than those of the “Miranda Warning”. From movies to television shows, Law and Order to CSI, no…
  • Jun 7

    The Expanding Scope of “Stop and Frisk”

    The Expanding Scope of “Stop and Frisk”
    Terry v. Ohio[1]’s “narrow” ruling on the constitutionality of police stop and pat downs absent probable cause has opened up a whole new world of Supreme Court jurisprudence. The Court has sketched out the scope of these…
Rank this Week: 2410

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/
  • Jun 21

    Squad Car Footage Of Philando Castile Shooting Released

    Squad Car Footage Of Philando Castile Shooting Released
    The dash cam video that captured the fatal interaction between officer Jeronimo Yanez and Philando Castile was made public yesterday. In the video, the 29-year-old officer can be seen approaching the driver’s side of the vehicle and…
  • Jun 20

    MnDot Joining Anti-Human Trafficking Fight

    MnDot Joining Anti-Human Trafficking Fight
    If you’ll be traveling throughout Minnesota this summer, there’s a good chance you’ll see at least one of the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s anti-human trafficking billboards. The campaign, which urges people…
  • Jun 19

    Officer Found Not Guilty In Philando Castile Case

    Officer Found Not Guilty In Philando Castile Case
    After nearly five days of deliberation, a jury decided that there was not enough evidence to convict Jeronimo Yanez of second-degree manslaughter in the death of 32-year-old Philando Castile. The Latino police officer had originally been…
Rank this Week: 3458

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Jun 21

    Squad Car Footage Of Philando Castile Shooting Released

    Squad Car Footage Of Philando Castile Shooting Released
    The dash cam video that captured the fatal interaction between officer Jeronimo Yanez and Philando Castile was made public yesterday. In the video, the 29-year-old officer can be seen approaching the driver’s side of the vehicle and…
  • Jun 20

    MnDot Joining Anti-Human Trafficking Fight

    MnDot Joining Anti-Human Trafficking Fight
    If you’ll be traveling throughout Minnesota this summer, there’s a good chance you’ll see at least one of the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s anti-human trafficking billboards. The campaign, which urges people…
  • Jun 19

    Officer Found Not Guilty In Philando Castile Case

    Officer Found Not Guilty In Philando Castile Case
    After nearly five days of deliberation, a jury decided that there was not enough evidence to convict Jeronimo Yanez of second-degree manslaughter in the death of 32-year-old Philando Castile. The Latino police officer had originally been…
Rank this Week: 440

Athens DUI Law Blog

Athens DUI Law Blog

Covers criminal law. By Baker & Slider, LLC.

http://www.athensduilawblog.com/
  • Jun 21

    Georgia Court Holds That Reasonable Belief In An Unlawful Act Is Sufficient For Traffic Stop

    Georgia Court Holds That Reasonable Belief In An Unlawful Act Is Sufficient For Traffic Stop
    In some instances, officers may pull over a driver on suspicion of drunk driving because they observe the driver engaging in actions that suggest they are intoxicated, such as swerving across the road, or blowing through stop signs. In other…
  • Jun 15

    Right to an Independent Test First Requires Submission to a State-Administered Test in DUI

    Right to an Independent Test First Requires Submission to a State-Administered Test in DUI
    Like many states throughout the country, Georgia has implemented an implied consent law for use in DUI investigations and arrests. This means that individuals who drive on Georgia’s roads are presumed to consent to the…
  • Jun 1

    DUI Prescription Drug Charges in Georgia

    DUI Prescription Drug Charges in Georgia
    Recent national headlines involving a well-known pro golfer have opened up public discussion about DUIs stemming from prescribed medication. In Georgia, a driver can be charged with a DUI if they are under the influence of a drug that makes…
Rank this Week: 2600

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/
  • Jun 21

    Florida State Representative Cary Pigman Convicted on DUI Charge

    Florida State Representative Cary Pigman Convicted on DUI Charge
    According to a recent news report from TC Palm, Florida Representative Cary Pigman is now on probation after being convicted on DUI charges.  He pleaded no contest to a single charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.  He…
  • Jun 17

    Challenging Breath Test Results in Fort Lauderdale DUI Case

    Challenging Breath Test Results in Fort Lauderdale DUI Case
    When the police place a suspect under arrest on suspicion of drunk driving, they will likely tell the suspect that they must take a breath test to determine if their blood alcohol level is above the limit. This machine is what most people…
  • Jun 14

    Defending Theft Charges in Broward County

    Defending Theft Charges in Broward County
    In the State of Florida, criminal code Section 812.014 governs the laws pertaining to the crime of theft.  Theft is classified as either petit theft or grand theft, depending on the value of the property that was allegedly stolen. …
Rank this Week: 4531

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal…

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal News

By Young Klein & Associates.

http://www.ykacrim.com/blog/
  • Jun 21

    Former municipal official sentenced to probation for Social Security fraud

    Former municipal official sentenced to probation for Social Security fraud
    A former municipal official in New Jersey was recently spared a prison term despite collecting Social Security benefits paid to his wife for more than four years after her death. “Brian Unger was sentenced Monday to two years of…
  • Jun 14

    Man in custody on drug charges flees from police; search called off

    Man in custody on drug charges flees from police; search called off
    A Doylestown man who was arrested on drug charges reportedly escaped Sunday night from Bucks County and police said that he was no longer in the area. He has since been apprehended. Doylestown Township police said Monday on Facebook that…
  • Jun 7

    Theft, prostitution, and kidnapping just some of crime in the news across New Jersey last week

    Theft, prostitution, and kidnapping just some of crime in the news across New Jersey last week
    Multiple people were either charged with, indicted for, or convicted of crimes highlighted in the news last week in New Jersey – including theft, kidnapping, prostitution, and animal cruelty. A recap of those crimes was published in a…
Rank this Week: 2612

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Provides legal commentary, opinions, and articles on criminal law.

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
  • Jun 20

    Is Impaired Driving a Criminal Offence

    Is Impaired Driving a Criminal Offence
    Is impaired driving a criminal offence in Canada? A common misunderstanding among many Canadians is viewing impaired driving and "Over 80" charges as something less than "criminal". These charges are also commonly referred to…
  • Apr 30

    London Calling! The expansion of Robichaud’s law firm.

    London Calling! The expansion of Robichaud’s law firm.
    London Calling! The expansion of Robichaud's with more on the horizon. Our firm is very pleased to announce the opening of our new criminal law office in London, Ontario, as of May 1, 2017. In opening our London location, it allows…
  • Apr 13

    What the legalization of marijuana means for impaired driving in Canada

    What the legalization of marijuana means for impaired driving in Canada
    The legalization of marijuana means sweeping changes in impaired by drug laws for Canada... A bill was introduced in Parliament today that proposes to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana in Canada.  The goal is to have the law…
Rank this Week: 1912

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal defense.

http://gregoryandwaldo.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    What Factors Lead to Retrial of a Criminal Case?

    What Factors Lead to Retrial of a Criminal Case?
    The post What Factors Lead to Retrial of a Criminal Case? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. In the United States, most criminal cases never see the inside of a courtroom. Those that do proceed that far tend to involve crimes…
  • May 24

    What Is the Difference Between a Dismissal and Expungement?

    What Is the Difference Between a Dismissal and Expungement?
    The post What Is the Difference Between a Dismissal and Expungement? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. “Case dismissed!” They are the two words that every defendant hopes to hear. You may think that they’ll…
  • Apr 24

    What if Someone Dies Before or During Their Personal Injury Lawsuit?

    What if Someone Dies Before or During Their Personal Injury Lawsuit?
    The post What if Someone Dies Before or During Their Personal Injury Lawsuit? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. Several of our personal injury clients have expressed concern about what will become of their lawsuits if they…
Rank this Week: 2047

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Jun 20

    SEALING MAINE CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE RECORDS.

    SEALING MAINE CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE RECORDS.
    SEALING MAINE CRIMINAL AND JUVENILE RECORDS. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq., June 20, 2017. 1. Adult Records Maine has no process for expunging criminal records.   As a general rule, once a person is convicted of a crime in Maine,…
  • May 18

    FEDS, CRIMES, CONGRESS & HIGHEST POSSIBLE PENALTY POLICY.

    FEDS, CRIMES, CONGRESS & HIGHEST POSSIBLE PENALTY POLICY.
    FEDS, CRIMES, CONGRESS & HIGHEST POSSIBLE PENALTY POLICY. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq., May 18, 2017. Rand Paul is reintroducing legislation in the U.S. Senate, to give federal judges increased “safety valve” discretion to…
  • Apr 16

    LAW SCHOOL ADMISSIONS – IS IT FAIR TO GO SO LOW?

    LAW SCHOOL ADMISSIONS – IS IT FAIR TO GO SO LOW?
    LAW SCHOOL ADMISSIONS – IS IT FAIR TO GO SO LOW? Edmund R. Folsom, Esq., April 16, 2017. It’s no secret that there are too many law schools and not enough lawyer jobs for their graduates. More than 50 new law schools have…
Rank this Week: 3670

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

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

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
  • Jun 20

    Report Shows 2016 Record-Setting Year for Class Action and SEC Settlement

    Report Shows 2016 Record-Setting Year for Class Action and SEC Settlement
    Last week, proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholders Services (“ISS”) published its semi-annual report of the top 100 U.S. securities class action settlements and top 50 SEC settlements of all time, as of December 31, 2016.…
  • Jun 13

    Dodd-Frank Re-Write—the House of Representatives Edition

    Dodd-Frank Re-Write—the House of Representatives Edition
    The House has approved major changes to signature aspects of Dodd-Frank. While those changes are unlikely to survive intact, they are certainly worthy of close attention. We’ve studied the nearly 600-page bill so you don’t have…
  • Jun 6

    Supreme Court Unanimously Limits the SEC’s Ability to Seek Disgorgement

    Supreme Court Unanimously Limits the SEC’s Ability to Seek Disgorgement
    This week, the United State Supreme Court finally resolved a circuit split and unanimously held that SEC actions seeking to disgorge ill-gotten gains are subject to a five-year statute of limitations on civil fines, penalties or forfeitures…
Rank this Week: 902

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 20

    US v. Cervantes, No. 15-50459…

    US v. Cervantes, No. 15-50459 (6-19-17)(Watford w/Trott & McKeown).  The 9th holds that a state (California) sentence of "mandatory supervision" is closer to parole than to probation.  As such, a search of a defendant's hotel…
  • Jun 19

    Case o' The Week: Catch a Tigar by the Tale - Sixth Amendment Structural Error and Limits on Defense Closing Argument

    Case o' The Week: Catch a Tigar by the Tale - Sixth Amendment Structural Error and Limits on Defense Closing Argument
      There are many rights that can be stomped upon, with convictionssalvaged by that damnable “harmless error.”  And there are some, that cannot.  United States v. Brown, 2017 WL 2509230 (9thCir. June 12, 2017),…
  • Jun 16

    US v. Hernandez, No. 14-50214…

    US v. Hernandez, No. 14-50214 (6-15-17)(Per Curiam  by Schroeder, Bybee & Smith).  Interesting opinion reversing a conviction, but not for the usual reasons.  The 9th affirmed that "willfully" in this gun case was not…
Rank this Week: 465

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

http://www.shermancriminallawyer.com/
  • Jun 20

    Don’t bring a gun to a Federal crime. (Part 3).

    Don’t bring a gun to a Federal crime. (Part 3).
    This section went all the way to the United States Supreme Court in Deal v. United States 113 S.Ct. 1993 (1993), in which Mr. Deal got a bad deal at court of 105 years in prison for possessing a firearm during five bank robberies.  …
  • Jun 20

    Don’t bring a gun to a Federal crime. (Part 2)

    Don’t bring a gun to a Federal crime. (Part 2)
    Thus, if you bring a firearm to a crime of violence or a drug trafficking crime, you will have a mandatory minimum of five years in prison.   If you brandish it, which means show it or make it visible to other people, it goes up to…
  • Jun 20

    Don’t bring a gun to a Federal crime. (Part 1)

    Don’t bring a gun to a Federal crime. (Part 1)
    It is a very bad idea to possess a firearm while robbing a bank, committing any federal crime of violence, or trafficking drugs.   Congress has imposed stiff, sometimes unconsciounable penalties for doing so.   These…
Rank this Week: 4826

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense law, including recent policy changes and supreme court rulings. By Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Why DNA is not Foolproof

    Why DNA is not Foolproof
    DNA Evidence To be fair, DNA evidence would go down in history as one the most influential technologies by the criminal justice system. However, its much-touted “infallibility” is falling like a pack of cards in the face of…
  • May 30

    Arsonist whose lawyer’s pants caught on fire jailed

    Arsonist whose lawyer’s pants caught on fire jailed
    A Miami arson case that attracted far-reaching media interest after a bizarre incident in court where the defense attorney’s pants caught fire has ended with the arsonist being sentenced to serve 364 days in jail. Little was known about…
  • May 17

    Financial Bail: How It Distorts Legal Fairne

    Financial Bail: How It Distorts Legal Fairne
    Introduction A healthy legal system is one that carries out regular reforms to reflect existing values of the society. Over the last decade, a major issue plaguing the criminal justice system has been the high population of incarcerated…
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Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

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

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    So Your Teen Got a DUI…

    So Your Teen Got a DUI…
    It’s the call that no parent wants but too many of us receive. “Mom, Dad, I’m at the police station. I’ve been charged with DUI.” As you drive to pick up your wayward teen, your emotions range from relief that…
  • Jun 6

    Safer Driving After a DUI [Strategies You Might Not Know Exist]

    Safer Driving After a DUI [Strategies You Might Not Know Exist]
    The last thing you want after a DUI arrest and/or conviction is another traffic infraction on your driving record. While some difficult driving situations might be unavoidable (you can’t control what other drivers are doing on the…
  • May 12

    Searching For the Root Causes of Domestic Violence

    Searching For the Root Causes of Domestic Violence
    In the United States, an average of 20 people a minute suffer physical abuse at the hands of a spouse or an intimate partner. That’s equal to more than 10 million men and women each year, according to the National Coalition Against…
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Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Could Mindfulness and Meditation Reduce Domestic Violence?

    Could Mindfulness and Meditation Reduce Domestic Violence?
    Breaking the cycle of domestic violence has been difficult. Studies have shown that even the most widely-used program for domestic abuse intervention, the Duluth Model, has not been successful in reducing the rate of recidivism for violent…
  • Jun 6

    Rehab Programs After Your DUI: A Comprehensive Guide to the Treatment Options (with Statistics)

    Rehab Programs After Your DUI: A Comprehensive Guide to the Treatment Options (with Statistics)
    The police recently picked you up for DUI—maybe even for the second or third time—and you’re finally ready to admit that you have an alcohol problem. You know you need assistance, but where do you go to find it? And how do…
  • May 11

    Texting While Driving vs. DUI: Dangerous Consequences, Unequal Penaltie

    Texting While Driving vs. DUI: Dangerous Consequences, Unequal Penaltie
    Most drivers today are conscious of the harm they can do by getting behind the wheel after drinking and driving. But what about after texting and driving? Text messaging makes a crash 23 times more likely to happen. (Dialing a cell phone…
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Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Covers DWI evidence, blood testing, and breath alcohol testing.

http://www.rosenthalwadas.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    What Is an Administrative License Revocation (ALR) Hearing?

    What Is an Administrative License Revocation (ALR) Hearing?
    It is something that happens in Collin County every day: A police officer pulls you over on suspicion of a DWI. The officer asks you to take a breath or blood test to confirm her suspicion. You refuse and are…Read more ›
  • Jun 13

    When Is “Sexting” a Crime in Texas?

    When Is “Sexting” a Crime in Texas?
    As every Collin County parent knows, your teenager communicates with their friends primarily by text message. Texting allows people to stay in touch constantly and quickly exchange personal messages. But remember, texting is not entirely…
  • Jun 6

    Injury to an Elderly or Disabled Person in Texa

    Injury to an Elderly or Disabled Person in Texa
    Sometimes the severity of a criminal charge depends as much on who the victim is as what the defendant allegedly did. Texas takes a special interest in protecting vulnerable populations–i.e., children, the elderly, and the…
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Engel & Martin, LLC Blog

Engel & Martin, LLC Blog

Covers criminal law and student disciplinary hearings.

http://www.engelandmartin.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    Engel to Speak at OSBA Public Sector Labor Law Seminar

    Engel to Speak at OSBA Public Sector Labor Law Seminar
    Engel and Martin partner Joshua Engel will be speaking at the 2017 Ohio State Bar Association Public Sector Labor Law Seminar on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Columbus. Engel will be part of a panel titled, “Perspectives on Employees…
  • Jun 19

    Engel to Present at Title IX Executive Summit

    Engel to Present at Title IX Executive Summit
    Engel & Martin partner Joshua A. Engel will ll be presenting on Title IX issues  on July 25 & 26, 2017 at the 2nd Annual Title IX ExecuSummit.  The event focuses on emerging issues and trends in Title IX…
  • Jun 5

    New Title IX Suit. Student Sues Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY.

    New Title IX Suit. Student Sues Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY.
    Engel & Martin, LLC has brought a new Title IX lawsuit against Bellarmine University. This is another case arising amidst a growing national controversy stemming from the Federal Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights’…
Rank this Week: 2116

Stockycat Blog

Stockycat Blog

Focuses on the intersection between criminal law, the Fourth Amendment and emerging technology. By J. Adam Engel.

http://www.stockycat.com/
  • Jun 20

    Engel to Speak at OSBA Public Sector Labor Law Seminar

    Engel to Speak at OSBA Public Sector Labor Law Seminar
    Engel and Martin partner Joshua Engel will be speaking at the 2017 Ohio State Bar Association Public Sector Labor Law Seminar on Friday, June 23, 2017 in Columbus. Engel will be part of a panel titled, “Perspectives on Employees…
  • Jun 19

    Engel to Present at Title IX Executive Summit

    Engel to Present at Title IX Executive Summit
    Engel & Martin partner Joshua A. Engel will ll be presenting on Title IX issues  on July 25 & 26, 2017 at the 2nd Annual Title IX ExecuSummit.  The event focuses on emerging issues and trends in Title IX…
  • Jun 5

    New Title IX Suit. Student Sues Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY.

    New Title IX Suit. Student Sues Bellarmine University in Louisville, KY.
    Engel & Martin, LLC has brought a new Title IX lawsuit against Bellarmine University. This is another case arising amidst a growing national controversy stemming from the Federal Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights’…
Rank this Week: 903

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall.

https://www.newjerseydwilawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Riding a Motorcycle Under the Influence of Alcohol in New Jersey

    Riding a Motorcycle Under the Influence of Alcohol in New Jersey
    Motorcycles can be a great way to enjoy the open roads. Motorcycle riders, however, should be especially careful on the roads, due to the high risk of injury associated with accidents. Unfortunately, this does not always happen.…
  • Jun 13

    Plea Bargains Not Available in New Jersey DWI Case

    Plea Bargains Not Available in New Jersey DWI Case
    Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is one of the most commonly charged offenses in the state of New Jersey. The Department of Justice found that more than 24,000 people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in New Jersey in…
  • Jun 6

    Drugged Driving Surpasses Drunk Driving in the United State

    Drugged Driving Surpasses Drunk Driving in the United State
    In recent years, public awareness campaigns coupled with law enforcement measures have successfully lowered the overall rate of drunk driving in New Jersey and across the United States. Interestingly enough, however, drugged driving has been…
Rank this Week: 1362

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, divorce, DUI, criminal defense and general litigation.

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action
    When a lender forecloses on a mortgage and sells the property, it sometimes happens that the sale price does not cover the entire mortgaged amount. For example, you owe the bank $250,000 but the home only sells for $200,000 at auction. The…
  • Jun 15

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest
    Millions of Americans rely on their driver’s license to legally drive to and from work, school, the grocery store, and other destinations. Losing it after a DUI arrest can be inconvenient at best, and life-changing at the worst. The DUI…
  • Jun 10

    6 Illegal Bill Collection Tactics to Watch For

    6 Illegal Bill Collection Tactics to Watch For
    The phone is ringing again, but you don’t pick up because you’re pretty sure who it is: that collection agency that’s been chasing you for overdue credit card or loan payments. You offered to do a payment arrangement, but…
Rank this Week: 3827

TCB's Legal Blog

TCB's Legal Blog

Criminal defense news. By Thomas C. Brandstrader.

http://chicagofelony.com/legal-posts/
  • Jun 19

    2017 Martindale Hubbell Judicial Edition

    2017 Martindale Hubbell Judicial Edition
    Highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards reflecting the opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary.
  • Jan 15

    Martindale-Hubbell Review rating – Judicial edition

    Martindale-Hubbell Review rating – Judicial edition
    Originally posted on CHICAGO CRIMINAL DEFENSE: The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a nonprofit organization of conservative state legislators and private sector representatives that drafts and shares model state-level…
  • Jan 15

    Martindale-Hubbell Review rating – Judicial edition

    Martindale-Hubbell Review rating – Judicial edition
    Originally posted on CHICAGO CRIMINAL DEFENSE: The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a nonprofit organization of conservative state legislators and private sector representatives that drafts and shares model state-level…
Rank this Week: 1950

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/
  • Jun 19

    What You Need to Know About Your Rights in a Frisk

    What You Need to Know About Your Rights in a Frisk
    Arizona Supreme Court decisions have potential to influence future case decisions when similar questions for the court arise. The Court held that a person can be frisked if the officer has a reasonable belief that a person is armed with a…
  • May 11

    3 Things You Need to Know about Plea Deals and Deferred Prosecution

    3 Things You Need to Know about Plea Deals and Deferred Prosecution
    If you have criminal charges, you will likely face a decision of whether or not to accept a plea deal, or enter a diversion program. This is because most criminal and DUI cases are resolved or terminated before trial. Maricopa County…
  • Apr 7

    How to Protect Your Rights Under the Unconscious Clause

    How to Protect Your Rights Under the Unconscious Clause
    In Arizona police are permitted to request a nonconsensual blood draw, without a warrant, from a DUI suspect who is unconscious under A.R.S. §28- 1321. The provision does have limitations, and the blood draw can be unconstitutional if…
Rank this Week: 659

The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

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

http://www.ethicalinvestigator.com/
  • Jun 19

    The Cosby Trial’s Lesson: Evidence is Good, Admissible Evidence is Better

    The Cosby Trial’s Lesson: Evidence is Good, Admissible Evidence is Better
    One lawyer we know has a stock answer when clients ask him how good their case is: “I don’t know. The courts are the most lawless place in America.” What he means is that even though the law is supposed to foster…
  • May 22

    EB-5 Visa Due Diligence: How to Spot the Warning Signs of Fraud

    EB-5 Visa Due Diligence: How to Spot the Warning Signs of Fraud
    Another EB-5 visa fraud, more burned investors. For people outside the United States trying to pick a reputable investment that will get them permanent residency in the U.S., sorting through hundreds of projects is often the hardest part of…
  • May 7

    3 Ways to Improve Law Firm Innovation

    3 Ways to Improve Law Firm Innovation
    Lawyers need to find witnesses. They look for assets to see if it’s worth suing or if they can collect after they win. They want to profile opponents for weaknesses based on past litigation or business dealings. Every legal matter turns…
Rank this Week: 1953

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    What to Do When You’re Questioned by Law Enforcement Officers in Florida

    What to Do When You’re Questioned by Law Enforcement Officers in Florida
    There are a lot of things anyone should understand when being questioned by the police. First and foremost, when the police are asking you questions, they’re often not there to help you; they’re seeking to obtain information that…
  • Jun 15

    Domestic Violence E Book, Part Three

    Domestic Violence E Book, Part Three
    Difference Between Assault, Battery, And Domestic Violence Domestic violence can be assault or battery; domestic violence is just an act that is done against a spouse, a former spouse, an adult related by blood or marriage or even somebody…
  • May 30

    Statutory Requirements and Criminal Sentencing Enhancements in Florida

    Statutory Requirements and Criminal Sentencing Enhancements in Florida
    If you or a loved one faces criminal charges, the first objective, obviously, is to attempt to secure a “not guilty” verdict. This is not, however, the only objective. Even after a “not guilty” verdict is out of reach,…
Rank this Week: 5032

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/
  • Jun 19

    Troopers Injured In Two DUI Related Accident

    Troopers Injured In Two DUI Related Accident
    Three State Police Troopers were injured last week in two separate drunk driving related accidents. Both accidents occurred in Prince George’s County and in an even greater coincidence both took place on Route 4. Also known as…
  • Jun 13

    Thief Uses Backhoe In Attempted ATM Theft

    Thief Uses Backhoe In Attempted ATM Theft
    Police are on the hunt for a brazen thief who recently attempted to steal an ATM machine with a construction backhoe in Prince George’s County. The failed heist was caught on closed circuit television cameras stationed on the exterior…
  • Jun 5

    Appeals Court Keeps Medical Marijuana Moving

    Appeals Court Keeps Medical Marijuana Moving
    A recent Maryland Court of Appeals order likely prevented months of further delays to the medical marijuana program, and now registered patients may have access to cannabis by the end of the summer. The high court order blocked a Baltimore…
Rank this Week: 3967

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Jun 19

    Teens, Sexting, and the Potential for a Lengthy Prison Sentence

    Teens, Sexting, and the Potential for a Lengthy Prison Sentence
    Recently it was announced the House of Representatives had passed a bill that could effectively leave teenagers facing 15 years in prison for doing something many teens do – sexting, or sending messages or photos via mobile devices that…
  • Feb 24

    Lawmakers Look to Change Michigan State Law Regarding Sexual Predator

    Lawmakers Look to Change Michigan State Law Regarding Sexual Predator
    Currently in the state of Michigan there are four degrees of CSC, or criminal sexual conduct, which a person who allegedly commits a sex-related crime may be charged with depending on various factors. These include first-, second-, third-,…
  • Jan 2

    University of Michigan Football Player Allegedly Touches Woman Inappropriately, Faces Two Counts of CSC

    University of Michigan Football Player Allegedly Touches Woman Inappropriately, Faces Two Counts of CSC
    Recently it was reported that Grant Perry, a wide receiver for the University of Michigan football team from Royal Oak was arrested after allegedly touching a woman in an inappropriate manner as Perry and the woman were in line waiting to…
Rank this Week: 276

Virginia Traffic Law News

Virginia Traffic Law News

By Caddell Nelson & Reibach.

http://www.cnrlawyers.com/news/
  • Jun 19

    Goochland County Dui Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension!

    Goochland County Dui Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension!
    Goochland County Dui Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension! John Weiland of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law recently ... The post Goochland County Dui Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension! appeared…
  • Jun 17

    96 Mph Reckless Driving In Hanover, Va Reduced To A Minor Traffic Violation

    96 Mph Reckless Driving In Hanover, Va Reduced To A Minor Traffic Violation
      96 Mph Reckless Driving In Hanover, Va Reduced To A Minor Traffic Violation John Weiland of Weiland Upton, Attorneys ... The post 96 Mph Reckless Driving In Hanover, Va Reduced To A Minor Traffic Violation appeared first on Weiland…
  • Jun 16

    90 Mph Reckless Driving In Henrico, Virginia Reduced To Minor Speeding Ticket

    90 Mph Reckless Driving In Henrico, Virginia Reduced To Minor Speeding Ticket
    90 Mph Reckless Driving In Henrico, Virginia Reduced To Minor Speeding Ticket John Weiland of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law ... The post 90 Mph Reckless Driving In Henrico, Virginia Reduced To Minor Speeding Ticket appeared first on Weiland…
Rank this Week: 3620

Whitney S. Boan P.A. Blog

Whitney S. Boan P.A. Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.boanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 19

    What Should I Expect Where Legal Fees Are Concerned

    What Should I Expect Where Legal Fees Are Concerned
    Life is complicated and frustrating enough when you’re charged with a crime without having to worry about all the costs. When you add in the unknown of what legal fees... The post What Should I Expect Where Legal Fees Are Concerned…
  • May 30

    Defending a DUI Charge

    Defending a DUI Charge
    You should never take a DUI arrest lightly. Even a conviction on a misdemeanor DUI charge can result in you having to pay steep fines and spend time in jail.... The post Defending a DUI Charge appeared first on Whitney S. Boan, P.A..
  • May 12

    What is the difference between robbery and burglary?

    What is the difference between robbery and burglary?
    Some people use the terms robbery and burglary interchangeably but the terms actually refer to different crimes and each has its own legal definition and penalties. Robbery and burglary are... The post What is the difference between robbery…
Rank this Week: 2131

What's New

What's New

Covers criminal law. By the Law Office of Zachary Margulis-Ohnuma.

https://www.zmolaw.com/news/
  • Jun 19

    Second Circuit Revisits Application of Fourth Amendment to Stored Digital Information

    Second Circuit Revisits Application of Fourth Amendment to Stored Digital Information
    The conviction of Ross Ulbricht, the mastermind behind the Silk Road marketplace on the Dark Web, has given the Second Circuit a chance to explore how to apply the Fourth Amendment to the search and seizure of stored digital…
  • May 18

    Child Pornography and “Substantive Reasonableness”

    Child Pornography and “Substantive Reasonableness”
    In a decision that could have a wide-ranging effect on people convicted of child pornography offenses, the Second Circuit last month struck down a 225-month sentence imposed on a man convicted of having illegal material on his laptops and a…
  • May 12

    New Charging Policy Will Increase Mass Incarceration

    New Charging Policy Will Increase Mass Incarceration
    United States Attorney General Jefferson Sessions put out a tragic new policy today that, if it is followed, will ruin countless lives through the unyielding weight of the federal law. Under the policy, which is outlined in…
Rank this Week: 1298

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.losangelescriminallawyersblog.com
  • Jun 19

    Different Types of Criminal Offenses in Los Angele

    Different Types of Criminal Offenses in Los Angele
    If you have been charged with a criminal offense, whether it be a drinking while intoxicated or a Los Angeles Hit and Run, you will be required to enter a plea. You may enter a plea of guilty, not guilty or no contest. What the overall…
  • Jun 19

    Consequences of a Los Angeles Hit and Run

    Consequences of a Los Angeles Hit and Run
    If you have been arrested for a Los Angeles Hit and Run it is highly advisable to seek the guidance and knowledge of an experienced Los Angeles Hit and Run lawyer. Consulting a lawyer immediately can help minimize the potential consequences…
  • Jun 1

    How Will I be Notified if I have Been Charged with a Los Angeles Hit and Run?

    How Will I be Notified if I have Been Charged with a Los Angeles Hit and Run?
    Generally, the nature of a Los Angeles Hit and Run is that the person who allegedly committed the crime is not at the scene. Officers have to piece together evidence from the scene and witnesses to find the alleged perpetrator of the Hit and…
Rank this Week: 2975

Jachimowicz Law Group Blog

Jachimowicz Law Group Blog

Covers injuries, criminal defense, DUI, employment and workers compensation.

http://www.jachlawgroup.com/san-jose-law-blog
  • Jun 19

    Understanding California’s Three Strikes Law

    Understanding California’s Three Strikes Law
    In 2014, the Northern California towns of Patterson and Westley were plagued by a serial robber who held up nine different businesses over the span of several months, reports the Patterson Irrigator. The robber was subsequently…
  • Jun 14

    What Qualifies as a “Violent Felony” in California?

    What Qualifies as a “Violent Felony” in California?
    Whether or not a crime is classified as a violent felony can be of vital importance in a number of different circumstances. For example, violent felony convictions can count as strikes under California’s three strike law, and…
  • Jun 13

    Medical Experts in Personal Injury Case

    Medical Experts in Personal Injury Case
    Medical professionals are needed in many personal injury cases including car crashes , slip and falls , and catastrophic accidents. While many accident victims are not concerned with this aspect of their case, medical experts are a crucial…
Rank this Week: 1284

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 18

    A Terrorist by Any Other Name

    A Terrorist by Any Other Name
    What’s in a name? that which we call a roseBy any other name would smell as sweet. The names are the problem, Juliet says. Romeo, after all, is wonderful. The trouble is that he's a Montague, hated for that alone by her family, the…
  • Jun 18

    Government Work

    Government Work
    Hey, maybe he didn't do it.  But close enough for government work.It's the story of too many folks on death row.  Too many folks in prison.  Too many charged and convicted where . . . .OK, let me be both careful and honest…
  • Jun 17

    Conflating Guilt

    Conflating Guilt
    You know Cosby's guilty.  You just know it.  But the jury hung!?What is it that the jury did't get?  How could they have been so confused? And that cop in Minnesota, Jeronimo Yanez.  The one who killed Philando…
Rank this Week: 4291