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Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Apr 24

    Rocking The Cradle of Liberty

    Rocking The Cradle of Liberty
    In a remarkable post, Radley Balko revisists Boston a year after the marathon bombing.  Boston landmark, Faneuil Hall, bears the nickname “the cradle of liberty.”   On top is a grasshopper weather vane. Knowledge of…
  • Apr 24

    The Path To “Merciless” (Update)

    The Path To “Merciless” (Update)
    In a post entitled “Merciless,” Judge Kopf tells the story of Stephanie Lomax, now known as Hamedah Ali Hasan, who he originally sentenced in 1993 after trial for crimes that occurred from 1988 to 1991. The point of the story…
  • Apr 23

    “Amy” Decided, and Arbitrary Win

    “Amy” Decided, and Arbitrary Win
    The name of the case is Paroline v. United States, but the case is all about Amy. Amy, Amy, Amy.  As I read the syllabus to the opinion, itself ponderous, my thoughts went to whether a young woman would have made herself the key figure…
Rank this Week: 43

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Apr 24

    Understanding San Diego Robbery Law

    Understanding San Diego Robbery Law
    If you have been charged with the criminal offense of robbery in San Diego, California you are potentially facing a lengthy prison term if convicted. For this reason, it is crucial that you understand the charges you are facing and that you…
  • Apr 22

    Should I Take a Plea Agreement in San Diego?

    Should I Take a Plea Agreement in San Diego?
    If you are currently facing criminal charges in San Diego and you are new to the criminal justice system you undoubtedly have numerous questions and concerns about the process and the possible outcomes. One question that you will likely be…
  • Apr 17

    Pre-filing Investigation in San Diego: I Am Not Guilty, Should I Talk to the Police?

    Pre-filing Investigation in San Diego: I Am Not Guilty, Should I Talk to the Police?
    Imagine that the police have either detained you or they have asked you to come in and speak with them.  You know you are not guilty of committing any criminal offense and are tempted to talk to them to clear your name. Although it may…
Rank this Week: 3454

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Apr 23

    Im Zweifel für den Generalbundesanwalt

    Im Zweifel für den Generalbundesanwalt
    Als Folge der Ermittlungspannen im Zusammenhang mit dem Nationalsozialistischen Untergrund (NSU) will Justizminister Heiko Maas die Position der Bundesanwaltschaft stärken: Ein Gesetzentwurf sieht demnach vor, dass die…
  • Apr 22

    Vergewaltigung: Wer ist Täter und wer ist Opfer?

    Vergewaltigung: Wer ist Täter und wer ist Opfer?
    Der Ärger über den Artikel bezüglich einer Studie zur Strafverfolgung von Vergewaltigungen auf Sueddeutsche (und anderen) ist noch nicht abgeklungen. Zu groß war die Ignoranz und Naivität des Autors…
  • Apr 20

    Ich wasche meine Hände in Unschuld

    Ich wasche meine Hände in Unschuld
    Sie sind Strafverteidiger und legen Wert auf eine hochwertige Ausstattung Ihrer Kanzlei, auf hochwertige Details und witzige Accessoires? Dann habe ich – in der Hoffnung, dass Sie das Produkt noch nicht kennen – einen…
Rank this Week: 895

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/
  • Apr 23

    24/7 Sobriety Programs or Interlock Ignition Devices: Which Work Better for Deterring Los Angeles DUI Recidivism?

    24/7 Sobriety Programs or Interlock Ignition Devices: Which Work Better for Deterring Los Angeles DUI Recidivism?
    A profound debate is going on in the Los Angeles DUI defense community (and the DUI community at large): What techniques and strategies work best for preventing so-called “recidivist” behavior? Even though the justice system can…
  • Apr 21

    Did Your Los Angeles DUI Accident Give Someone Whiplash?

    Did Your Los Angeles DUI Accident Give Someone Whiplash?
    According to the Los Angeles DUI injury section of the California Vehicle Code — 23153 — if you injured someone while driving a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs or alcohol, prosecutors can subject you to a fearsome array…
  • Apr 21

    Horrendous News – 16-Year-Old Girl Dies After DUI Driver Hits Her Apartment

    Horrendous News – 16-Year-Old Girl Dies After DUI Driver Hits Her Apartment
    This awful news qualifies as one of most disturbing Los Angeles DUI stories of the year: a 16-year-old girl died over the weekend, after a suspected DUI driver smashed into her Palmdale apartment complex. Police found a mini-van jammed inside…
Rank this Week: 1186

Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

Covers criminal law. By the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition.

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1126

Leyba Defense blog

Leyba Defense blog

Covers Washington State criminal matters including DUI issues.

http://www.leyba-defense.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    State v. Mecham – what does this mean for DUI cases in WA

    State v. Mecham – what does this mean for DUI cases in WA
    A few days ago the Division One Court of Appeals in WA State recently came down with a ruling that was not favorable to defendants facing a DUI charge in WA.  In my opinion this ruling will result in one more unfair advantage Prosecutors…
  • Apr 14

    Can hiring a good DUI Attorney ever backfire?

    Can hiring a good DUI Attorney ever backfire?
    Recently I was in a local court in King County when I happened to catch the tail end of a heated conversation between a fellow Seattle DUI Attorney (who is well respected among defense attorneys) and a Prosecutor.  Afterwards I was just…
  • Apr 10

    Local cop gets arrested for DUI with BAC less than legal limit

    Local cop gets arrested for DUI with BAC less than legal limit
    In case you had any questions about whether there is such a thing as a “legal limit” anymore on DUI cases in Washington State.  This should answer that question.  A local law enforcement officer was recently arrested for…
Rank this Week: 2728

Federal Criminal Law Blog

Federal Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law. By Frost Bussert LLC.

http://www.federalcriminallawblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    U.S. Supreme Court provides guidance on how sentencing courts should award restitution in child pornography case

    U.S. Supreme Court provides guidance on how sentencing courts should award restitution in child pornography case
    Our firm has handled a number of child pornography cases, especially within the past few years as the FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut have made these cases a high priority.  In every one of these…
  • Oct 5

    “A person, even if convicted of a crime, retains his humanity.”

    “A person, even if convicted of a crime, retains his humanity.”
    So begins the discussion section of United States v. McLaurin, — F.3d –, Docket No. 12–3514–cr. (2d Cir., Oct. 3, 2013), a recent Second Circuit opinion holding penile plethysmography, as a condition of supervised…
  • Sep 26

    New Support for the Early Termination of Supervised Release

    New Support for the Early Termination of Supervised Release
    Federal defendants sentenced to a term of imprisonment are typically subject to a period of post-release supervision known as supervised release. While the length of a supervised release term is governed by statute and the Sentencing…
Rank this Week: 2872

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI issues. By the Law Offices of Peter A. Mesich.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 23

    DUI Criminal Defense and Jury Trials- Clients and Defense

    DUI Criminal Defense and Jury Trials- Clients and Defense
    In the last post I discussed the difficulty in DUI jury trials and why I enjoy DUI and criminal defense. In this blog entry, I will discuss clients and defenses. The two go hand in hand for a number of different reasons that will be…
  • Apr 16

    DUI Criminal Defense and Jury Trials- Why I Enjoy it

    DUI Criminal Defense and Jury Trials- Why I Enjoy it
    I recently posted on the initial steps after getting a DUI and the decision to hire a DUI attorney. The decision to go to jury trial and which attorney to hire should go hand in hand. Some attorneys never go to trial. Things happen in…
  • Apr 4

    March Madness III, What to do After Hiring an Attorney

    March Madness III, What to do After Hiring an Attorney
    From 64 down to four. The Aztec-ian dreams are long faded into hopes for next year. Now Mort and co. attempts to predict who will win it all. Mort has his attorney, and feels a mild sense of satisfaction- and apprehension. After selecting…
Rank this Week: 3494

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: 861

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
Rank this Week: 1085

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
  • Apr 23

    Will a personal injury settlement address the value of my totaled vehicle?

    Will a personal injury settlement address the value of my totaled vehicle?
    If your vehicle is totaled in a car accident, the at-fault driver’s insurance company should cover the value of the vehicle. Be aware of how insurance companies value a totaled car, and exercise your rights with help from an…
  • Apr 21

    Jaywalking: illegal or legal in Pennsylvania?

    Jaywalking: illegal or legal in Pennsylvania?
    Most refer to jaywalking as illegally crossing a street. The state of Pennsylvania doesn’t officially use the term ‘jaywalking,’ but does enforce pedestrian safety laws that cover illegally crossing a street and more.…
  • Apr 18

    What information should I collect from the other driver after a car accident?

    What information should I collect from the other driver after a car accident?
    The moments after a car accident are important to collect information from the other driver. Asking the right questions and following the right procedure can make a big difference in how your case is handled.Some questions you should ask the…
Rank this Week: 1746

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Apr 23

    Remember the Prescription Defense

    Remember the Prescription Defense
    In the case of Daniel Shedd versus the State of Florida, Mr. Shedd was convicted of possession of alprazolam and hydrocodone as well as marijuana.  The facts of his case are as follows: Shedd was pulled over by… The post…
  • Apr 17

    The Rape Shield Statute Does Not Apply to All Sex Crime

    The Rape Shield Statute Does Not Apply to All Sex Crime
    In the case of Deven Cooper versus the State of Florida, Mr. Cooper was convicted of the crimes of lewd or lascivious battery and molestation.  At his trial, Cooper’s lawyer was not allowed to question Cooper’s accuser about…
  • Apr 11

    Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder is Set Free After 25 Year

    Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder is Set Free After 25 Year
    It is often because of DNA evidence that wrongfully-convicted people are released from prison.  However, as the following New York Times story demonstrates, that is not always the case. By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD April 8, 2014 A…
Rank this Week: 1728

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Apr 23

    AZ Supreme Court Rejects Presence of THC Metabolite as Proof of Drugged Driving

    AZ Supreme Court Rejects Presence of THC Metabolite as Proof of Drugged Driving
    The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that prosecutors need proof a driver was impaired by his consumption of marijuana to convict of drugged driving. The presence of THC metabolites in the driver's blood is not enough. The opinion,…
  • Apr 23

    DOJ Announces Broadened Clemency Criteria for Drug Offender

    DOJ Announces Broadened Clemency Criteria for Drug Offender
    On Monday, the Justice Department announced it would soon be implementing new and broader criteria for drug offenders seeking clemency. Today, the Justice Department announced the new criteria. It is a welcome sea change: The…
  • Apr 22

    Tuesday Night Open Thread

    Tuesday Night Open Thread
    It's time for El Capo. How will he escape the guerrillas in Colombia? This is an open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 2

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Idaho State Police is Hiring New Troopers Throughout Idaho

    Idaho State Police is Hiring New Troopers Throughout Idaho
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE Teresa Baker Public Information…
  • Apr 21

    ISP Arrest Two for Trafficking

    ISP Arrest Two for Trafficking
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Apr 21

    ISP Arrest Two for Trafficking

    ISP Arrest Two for Trafficking
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 176

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 542

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 361

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/
  • Apr 23

    OPEN & GROSS LEWDNESS CHARGE AVOIDED

    OPEN & GROSS LEWDNESS CHARGE AVOIDED
    On February 24, 2014 JV, a 66 year old retired carpenter, woke up at about 7:30 in the morning. He sleeps in just a t-shirt. He got out of bed and walked over to a living room window and stood by the window looking outside. His private parts…
  • Apr 10

    ANOTHER ASSAULT & BATTERY CHARGE AVOIDED

    ANOTHER ASSAULT & BATTERY CHARGE AVOIDED
    On Friday, December 13, 2013, DL, a 44 year old truck driver from Dracut was delivering a load of crushed stone to a construction site in Andover. DL and the foreman at the construction site got into a heated argument about where the crushed…
  • Apr 9

    9 YEAR OLD WARRANT CANCELLED

    9 YEAR OLD WARRANT CANCELLED
    Back in 2005 PT, then age 31, kited checks at a local bank in Holyoke, MA and ended up owing the bank $1,100.00. Check kiting is illegal and when he refused to pay the bank the $1,100.00 a criminal complaint for Larceny by Check Over $250 was…
Rank this Week: 4653

Not Guilty!

Not Guilty!

A forum for those who feel they have been blind-sided by the justice system and seek to defend their rights and their innocence. By Sydne French.

http://sfrenchlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    What to Do if You Are Stopped By Police

    What to Do if You Are Stopped By Police
    Knowledge is Power. Know Your Rights!I get a lot of calls from people asking what they should do if the police are at their door asking questions, or if they are stopped by police in the street. In these types of situations it is…
  • Apr 15

    Confessing to a crime via social media: Is it the new social norm?

    Confessing to a crime via social media: Is it the new social norm?
    What makes a person confess to a crime – online?Given my background in clinical psychology, the driving force behind what makes someone confess to a crime via social media fascinates me. Take the case of Derek Medina in Florida. By now…
  • Apr 7

    Guilty or No Contest?

    Guilty or No Contest?
    Why Knowing the Difference Can Make All the Difference.The two most common pleas a person can enter before sentencing are the guilty plea, and the no contest plea. Both pleas can seem very similar, since both result in a conviction. However,…
Rank this Week: 4510

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Apr 23

    Navarette v. California: Anonymous Tips, Reasonable Suspicion, and Car Stop

    Navarette v. California: Anonymous Tips, Reasonable Suspicion, and Car Stop
    The state of the law with respect to reasonable suspicion, anonymous tips and car stops is already pretty muddy.  Now, with Navarette v. California, 572 U.S. ___ (2014), the Supreme Court has just made it worse. A woman calls 911 to…
  • Apr 16

    On the Benefits of Restraint During Cross-Examination

    On the Benefits of Restraint During Cross-Examination
    I am sitting in JM-15 watching Jessica Willis of the Public Defender Service cross-examine a police officer during a probable cause hearing. Willis is firm with the officer. She is also pleasant, reasonable and restrained. At one point the…
  • Apr 15

    Killer Question on Cross-Exam

    Killer Question on Cross-Exam
Rank this Week: 447

White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

Tracks developments in notable white collar and securities enforcement actions. By Brune & Richard LLP.

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
Rank this Week: 1532

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By the Kaiser Law Firm PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1188

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Covers criminal law, litigation tactics, parenting rights and medical marijuana.

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Apr 23

    An Ode to Quirky Judge

    An Ode to Quirky Judge
    My wife and I finally started watching the TV series The Good Wife, and we’re hooked. We’ve just finished season 2, and we’re ready to start season 3 despite reading the recent spoiler that Will dies in season 5.…
  • Apr 5

    Wheelchair Users: The Dangers of Falling/Tilting

    Wheelchair Users: The Dangers of Falling/Tilting
    This is a post I wrote today for Guns, Gams and Gumshoes, a website I and my better-half started in 2009 for private investigators, researchers and writers developing sleuth/P.I. characters and stories. Over the years, both of us have written…
  • Mar 14

    ATF Special Agents Sue the Government

    ATF Special Agents Sue the Government
    ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives — on their official website, they still go by the abbreviation ATF) special agent Jay Dobyns worked undercover in the Hell’s Angels gang.  After finishing this undercover job, he…
Rank this Week: 4117

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Child Pornography, RoundUp and the Subpoena

    Child Pornography, RoundUp and the Subpoena
    --> Not long ago, I did a post on a defendant’s argument that evidence in a child pornography case should be suppressed because investigators used the RoundUp software. A few days ago, I ran across an opinion issued late last…
  • Apr 21

    Lavabit, Encryption and Contempt

    Lavabit, Encryption and Contempt
    This post examines an opinion the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuitrecently issued in a case involving a criminal investigation and the imposition of sanctions for contempt:  In re Under Seal, 2014 WL 1465749 (2014).  The…
  • Apr 18

    Child Pornography, RoundUp and the Franks hearing

    Child Pornography, RoundUp and the Franks hearing
    --> After the federal government charged Paul Case with distribution and possession of child pornography in violation of 18 U.S. Code §§ 2252(a)(2) and 2252(a)(4)(B), he [moved, pursuant] to Franks…
Rank this Week: 268

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/
  • Apr 23

    Spring Break Drug Crimes Defense in Alabama

    Spring Break Drug Crimes Defense in Alabama
    Spring break season is well underway for college students in Alabama, Florida, and nationwide. While beaches are thronging with visitors, bars will also remain busy into the early morning hours. Due to the party vibes throughout the state,…
  • Apr 20

    Interstate Extradition: Alleged “Hit Man” Held in Alabama

    Interstate Extradition: Alleged “Hit Man” Held in Alabama
    An alleged contract killer is being held in Alabama and now California prosecutors are hoping to charge him with additional crimes. According to reports, the alleged “hit man” was charged with killing nine people in three…
  • Apr 18

    Lethal Drug Shortage: Future of Executions in Alabama Unclear

    Lethal Drug Shortage: Future of Executions in Alabama Unclear
    Alabama has one of the highest execution rates in the country, but it is running out of a critical lethal injection drug, which may stall scheduled executions. According to reports, death penalty experts are not sure what the state will do to…
Rank this Week: 885

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Possession and Distribution of Controlled Substance

    Possession and Distribution of Controlled Substance
    Controlled substances are drugs or prescription medications that can be so dangerous when consumed that their distributions is regulated. Controlled substances can include prescription medications such as oxycontin, as well as illegal drugs,…
  • Apr 12

    Melrose Man Violates Probation With Drug Dealing Activity

    Melrose Man Violates Probation With Drug Dealing Activity
    A Melrose man recently found himself arrested and inviolation of his probation when he was caught drug dealing by Lawrence police. The Lawrence Eagle Tribune reports that Mohamed Soltani had previously been prosecuted in Boston for drug…
  • Apr 2

    Massachusetts Strictly Enforces Drunk Driving and Melanie’s Law

    Massachusetts Strictly Enforces Drunk Driving and Melanie’s Law
    The Lawrence Eagle Tribune recently reported that an American Revolution memorial honoring the Methuen men who fought in the Revolutionary War was struck and damaged by a drunk driver. A Haverhill man was allegedly drunk at the time of the…
Rank this Week: 1193

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 312

Newark Traffic Ticket Lawyer Blog

Newark Traffic Ticket Lawyer Blog

By The Law Offices of Todd Palumbo.

http://www.newarktrafficticketlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Disorderly Conduct and Obtruction Charges Thrown out Following Motion Argument

    Disorderly Conduct and Obtruction Charges Thrown out Following Motion Argument
    I represented a client who was charged with violations of NJSA 2C:29-1 and NJSA 2C:33-2. The incident was alleged to occur on the Newark Penn Station train platform while my client was waiting for a train. According to the police and a…
  • Apr 22

    DWI from Arrest to Trial in New Jersey, A short guide to NJSA 39:4-50

    DWI from Arrest to Trial in New Jersey, A short guide to NJSA 39:4-50
    So you went out last night and had a few drinks. You get behind the wheel, and on your way home, you hear the sirens. The police are pulling you over. As DWI attorney in Newark and throughout New Jersey, I understand from dealing with…
  • Oct 1

    Incorrect Information Entered on NJ Traffic Summon

    Incorrect Information Entered on NJ Traffic Summon
    Clients frequently ask me about mistakes that the officer made when filling out the traffic ticket the received. Under some circumstances, those mistakes may become a defense to the underlying charge. However, those mistakes, especially if…
Rank this Week: 4629

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: 755

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Covers Utah criminal law and criminal defense. By Utah Defenders.

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • Apr 23

    Do Prosecutors Have to Disclose Exculpatory Evidence to the Defense?

    Do Prosecutors Have to Disclose Exculpatory Evidence to the Defense?
    What is a prosecutor’s duty to disclose evidence? In criminal cases the State has the burden to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant committed the crime being charged.  The State can only satisfy its burden if it…
  • Apr 1

    What is a Terry Stop and Frisk?

    What is a Terry Stop and Frisk?
    In 1968 the United States Supreme Court decided the case Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1. From that case is what came to be known as the Terry Stop Exception to the Fourth Amendment.  This exception permits a policeman who lacks…
  • Mar 25

    Do I have to Pay to Stay in Jail?

    Do I have to Pay to Stay in Jail?
    Getting accused of a crime is not cheap.  Take a DUI for example.  When you get arrested your car gets impounded.  You have to pay for your vehicle to be towed and impounded.  You have to hire a lawyer.  If ……
Rank this Week: 2377

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

A chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending. From the Center for Court Innovation.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Success Story - Court Collaboration

    Success Story - Court Collaboration
    Bronx Community Solutions is often able to provide special attention to cases that would otherwise be at risk of falling through the cracks of the criminal justice system. The following success story shows how BCS staff was able to…
  • Apr 22

    BCS Completes ADP Mural Project

    BCS Completes ADP Mural Project
    I am very excited to share that on Saturday, April 12 and Saturday April 19th, Adolescent Diversion Program community service participants, along with Youth Justice Board members, created a beautiful mural displayed on the wall of the BCS…
  • Apr 21

    BCS Facilitates Local Mural Project

    BCS Facilitates Local Mural Project
    BCS Community Service clients painting over graffitiThe finished product, a blank canvasOn April 10, on the first day after a harsh winter season, we started a project painting over graffiti on a barricade near the Bronx river.…
Rank this Week: 1391

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Answers questions regarding New York criminal charges and criminal procedures.

http://www.jpdefense.com/new-york-criminal-defense/
  • Apr 23

    What does the McCutcheon ruling mean for me as a political donor?

    What does the McCutcheon ruling mean for me as a political donor?
    In the case of McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, the US Supreme Court heard arguments related to the long standing contribution cap on how much money an individual can give to all federal candidates, political parties, and political…
  • Apr 23

    Do I have to give statements in a criminal investigation if I haven’t been arrested?

    Do I have to give statements in a criminal investigation if I haven’t been arrested?
    No, and more importantly, if you are the target of a criminal investigation, you should avoid answering questions to the police without capable legal representation at your side. We work with clients all the time who agreed to be…
  • Apr 10

    What Happens If I’m Caught Receiving Marijuana Through The Mail?

    What Happens If I’m Caught Receiving Marijuana Through The Mail?
    Now that two states have legalized marijuana and many more allow various approaches to Medical Marijuana, you may feel like it’s pretty safe to ask a friend in Denver or Seattle to mail you some pot. This is a big mistake. Whether you…
Rank this Week: 3252

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Anonymous “Tips” Now Enough to Stop Drivers for DUI

    Anonymous “Tips” Now Enough to Stop Drivers for DUI
    The U.S. Supreme Court has done it again. Yesterday, in a typical 5-4 decision, the Court held that an anonymous tip — an unidentified call with absolutely no indication of truth or reliability — was sufficient to justify police…
  • Apr 23

    The Use of Dash Cams in DUI Stop

    The Use of Dash Cams in DUI Stop
  • Apr 17

    Welcome to Our Guest Blogger, Jon Ibanez!

    Welcome to Our Guest Blogger, Jon Ibanez!
    I have the pleasure to announce that our recent guest blogger, Jon C. Ibanez, will become a regular contributor to DUIblog.   A graduate of the University of California at Santa Cruz, and an honors graduate of Western State University…
Rank this Week: 1557

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey DWI news, updates and commentary. By the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall.

http://www.newjerseydwilawyerblog.com/
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Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

http://www.lawbabcock.com/blog
  • Apr 23

    More Pardons for Federal Drug Offenders!

    More Pardons for Federal Drug Offenders!
    This week the Attorney General, Eric Holder, announced that the United States would be offering more pardons and clemency for federal drug offenders. President Obama wants to make sure that “everyone has a fair shot” at the…
  • Mar 28

    Great Result– Riverside, California Methamphetamine Case

    Great Result– Riverside, California Methamphetamine Case
    1.5 kilos of methamphetamine and no jail time! V.R was stopped along the Interstate 15 corridor where agents encountered 1.5 kilos of methamphetamine in her purse. It is curious how the agents call the major freeway I-15 a…
  • Mar 25

    San Diego Caso Federal de Drogas-Victoria!

    San Diego Caso Federal de Drogas-Victoria!
    El 21 de marzo de 2014 los abogados de defensa criminal Russell Babcock y Ryan Mardock presenciaron la sentencia en el caso de R.G; nuestro cliente había sido acusado de ayudar al transporte de miles de kilos de marihuana de un…
Rank this Week: 3660

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

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

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Apr 23

    Curt Clawson Hits Right Tone, Not Just for SWFL but the Nation

    Curt Clawson Hits Right Tone, Not Just for SWFL but the Nation
    On April 22, in a special primary election in Southwest Florida, Republican voters selected Curt Clawson as their nominee for the June 24th special election for the United States Congress.  The campaign waged against Clawson…
  • Apr 16

    Consider the Association When Buying a Condo

    Consider the Association When Buying a Condo
    The buyer in a real estate transaction certainly is advised to do their “due diligence” in making the decision to complete a purchase.  Due diligence is the process of systematically researching and verifying all information…
  • Apr 10

    Curt Clawson for Congress in Southwest Florida Special Election

    Curt Clawson for Congress in Southwest Florida Special Election
    In 2012 I became involved in the Byron Donalds Campaign for United States Congress in Southwest Florida’s Congressional District 19.  It was a labor of love for our country and the principles of freedom and limited government that…
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Illinois DUI Lawyer Blog

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers traffic stops and DUI defense. By Gullberg & Box, LLC.

http://www.illinoisduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 23

    WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO KNOWINGLY POSSESS?

    WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO KNOWINGLY POSSESS?
    The Cannabis Control Act states, "It is unlawful for any person to knowingly possess cannabis" (720 ILCS 550/4). The Illinois Controlled Substances Act states, "Except as otherwise stated by this act, it is unlawful for any person to…
  • Mar 25

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CANNABIS CHARGES AND PENALTIES

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CANNABIS CHARGES AND PENALTIES
    The penalties and fines for possession, distribution, growing, and driving under the influence (DUI) of cannabis span a range from probation to 30 years in prison. When you are charged with any crime relating to cannabis, you should consult…
  • Oct 8

    RECKLESS DRIVING GUIDE FOR DUI AND TRAFFIC LAW PRACTITIONERS IN ILLINOIS

    RECKLESS DRIVING GUIDE FOR DUI AND TRAFFIC LAW PRACTITIONERS IN ILLINOIS
    You are prepared to try your client's DUI case. You are looking forward to the trial because you've got a good case and you are confident of a not guilty verdict. Suddenly, the State offers a plea to dismiss the DUI if your client pleads…
Rank this Week: 2299

Illinois DUI

Illinois DUI

Covers Illinois DUI law, including penalties, evidence (breath, blood and urine testing), and defenses. By Lewis B. Gainor.

http://www.illinoisdui.us/
  • Apr 23

    Supreme Court upholds traffic stop based on anonymous tip of drunk driving

    Supreme Court upholds traffic stop based on anonymous tip of drunk driving
    The nation’s highest court gave police broad powers to stop vehicles based on anonymous tips in a recent opinion. In the Navarette v. California case, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the police can pull over a vehicle based…
  • Apr 1

    Illinois law penalizes speeding 35 mph over the limit with up to one year in jail

    Illinois law penalizes speeding 35 mph over the limit with up to one year in jail
    Drive too fast and you might go to jail. No, seriously. And if you have been pulled over for speeding by a State Trooper, you may have been told the same thing. Under a new law in Illinois, speeding 35 MPH over the posted limit is a Class A…
  • Oct 16

    Vehicle seizure after Illinois DUI arrest: civil forfeiture under Article 36

    Vehicle seizure after Illinois DUI arrest: civil forfeiture under Article 36
    For years, DUI offenders have had to worry about their driver’s licenses and the possibility of incarceration. But recently, prosecutors have given defendants another cause for concern. The government can seize a DUI offender’s…
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Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers news and updates on Alabama DUI cases. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.alabamaduilawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Legislature Passes “All-Offender” Ignition Interlock Legislation

    Legislature Passes “All-Offender” Ignition Interlock Legislation
    Ignition interlock devices prevent drivers who have been convicted of DUI from being able to start their cars. While advocates hope that the measure prevents future drunk driving, the new law could signal harsher penalties for all drunk…
  • Apr 23

    Legislature Passes “All-Offender” Ignition Interlock Legislation

    Legislature Passes “All-Offender” Ignition Interlock Legislation
    Ignition-interlock devices prevent drivers who have been convicted of DUI from being able to start their cars. While advocates hope that the measure prevents future drunk driving, the new law could signal harsher penalties for all drunk…
  • Apr 20

    Harsh DUI Penalties in Alabama

    Harsh DUI Penalties in Alabama
    In Birmingham and nationwide, law enforcement teams are working aggressively to target, catch and penalize drunk drivers. While the intention is to prevent and curb drunk driving, the impact can be wide-reaching, changing the lives of those…
Rank this Week: 4360

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Can Restitution from A Past Maryland Case Be Applied to Your New Criminal Case?

    Can Restitution from A Past Maryland Case Be Applied to Your New Criminal Case?
    You may be wondering whether a separate Maryland criminal case can have repercussions in your current criminal case. The older case can impact how you are sentenced in a current case. However, the penalties in the earlier case cannot be…
  • Apr 10

    Late Discovery of Impeachment Evidence in Maryland

    Late Discovery of Impeachment Evidence in Maryland
    What happens when a criminal defendant learns that an expert who testified against him does not have the credentials he claimed to have at trial? In an interesting recent case a defendant discovered that a ballistics expert had…
  • Apr 3

    Negligent Homicide in Maryland

    Negligent Homicide in Maryland
    In a recent case a Maryland appellate court considered a case in which a defendant was convicted of criminally negligent manslaughter, reckless driving and more. The defendant was a commercial tractor-trailer driver who got lost on the…
Rank this Week: 2961

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

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

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
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San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers California criminal law topics, including DUI, search and seizure, white collar crimes and sex crimes. By Sean F. Leslie.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    DUI in San Diego Resulting in Fatal Crash, Killing Two Young Adult

    DUI in San Diego Resulting in Fatal Crash, Killing Two Young Adult
    On April 19, in San Diego, 26-year-old Mario Castaneda-Carranza made a horrible decision that cost him the lives of his friends. He chose to operate his vehicle, a '97 Nissan Sentra, under the influence of alcohol. It's surprising he chose to…
  • Apr 19

    San Diego Cab Driver Dies, Victim of Two Consecutive Hit-and-Run

    San Diego Cab Driver Dies, Victim of Two Consecutive Hit-and-Run
    Early this morning around 2am, tragedy struck as a San Diego cab driver's taxi was impaled by another driver going the wrong way in southbound lanes on interstate 5. The reckless driver did not stop and successfully fled the scene in an…
  • Apr 14

    A San Diego Architect Killed Outside His Home by Employee

    A San Diego Architect Killed Outside His Home by Employee
    A neighbor called 911 after she heard the sounds of a dangerous altercation outside of the home of Graham Downes, a San Diego architect. When police arrived, they found a bloody scene of violence - Downes laying unresponsive on the ground…
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TRACE Blog

TRACE Blog

Covers anti-bribery compliance.

http://traceblog.org/
Rank this Week: 2726

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    NYPD PR Campaign Backfires in Epic Fail

    NYPD PR Campaign Backfires in Epic Fail
    It seemed like a good idea at the time, but it quickly went horribly wrong. In an effort to show the public the community outreach side of the New York Police Department, the NYPD asked Twitter users to post pictures of themselves interacting…
  • Apr 21

    Nationwide Manhunt Underway for Preacher Accused of 59 Counts of Sex Abuse

    Nationwide Manhunt Underway for Preacher Accused of 59 Counts of Sex Abuse
    Law enforcement agents across the United States are seeking 52-year-old Victor Barnard, a religious leader accused of molesting young girls in his congregation. Barnard, who is charged in Pine County, Minnesota, was last seen in Spokane,…
  • Apr 18

    ‘Truth or Dare’ Ends in Sex Crime Charges for Moore Man

    ‘Truth or Dare’ Ends in Sex Crime Charges for Moore Man
    When kids play “Truth or Dare,” the challenges are typically innocent, and dare requires a child to overcome a fear or disgust to complete the challenge. Among teens, the game may take a more sexual turn as they begin to explore…
Rank this Week: 1936

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/
  • Apr 23

    State Control of Black Mother

    State Control of Black Mother
    Dorothy E. Roberts, Prison, Foster Care, and the Systemic Punishment of Black Mothers, 59 UCLA L. Rev. 1474 (2012).Donna CokerDorothy Roberts has long provided insightful analysis of the ways in which criminal justice policies police black…
  • Apr 22

    Federalism and Mass Tort Litigation

    Federalism and Mass Tort Litigation
    J. Maria Glover, Mass Litigation Governance in the Post-Class Action Era: The Problems and Promise of Non-Removable State Actions in Multi-District Litigation, J. Tort Law (forthcoming 2014).Robin EffronFair and global resolutions to…
  • Apr 21

    Call for Papers: Legal Scholarship We Like, and Why It Matter

    Call for Papers: Legal Scholarship We Like, and Why It Matter
    Legal Scholarship We Like,and Why It Matters University of Miami School of Law November 7-8, 2014 JOTWELL, the Journal of Things We Like (Lots), is an online journal dedicated to celebrating and sharing the best scholarship relating to the…
Rank this Week: 91

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/
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