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Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 29

    SJC Issues Decison on Fifth Amendment Privilege

    SJC Issues Decison on Fifth Amendment Privilege
    In its recent decision in Commonwealth v. LeClair, the Supreme Judicial Court reiterated that a witness’ ability to properly invoke his Fifth Amendment privilege does not depend on whether the prosecutor specifically intends to…
  • Oct 17

    Women in Framingham Charged with Separate Assaults Against Each Other

    Women in Framingham Charged with Separate Assaults Against Each Other
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, two women in Framingham were recently arrested for separate assaults against each other. One of the women, Johnary Sanjurji-Fuentes called police and reported that her ex-girlfriend,…
  • Oct 15

    Framingham Woman Arrested for Assaulting Husband

    Framingham Woman Arrested for Assaulting Husband
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a woman was arrested for assaulting her husband last week. The article reports that Jarcente Kirnon of Framingham came home drunk and screamed at her husband. She then reportedly left the…
Rank this Week: 2134

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Oct 29

    In Which We Find the Game

    In Which We Find the Game
    I often say that criminal-defense trial practice is about playing “what’s really going on here?” At every phase of a trial case, we are dealing with people who aren’t telling us the whole truth, because they…
  • Oct 27

    In Which the News is Good

    In Which the News is Good
    Dallas’s index Ebola Zaire patient, Thomas Duncan, was at home for four days while he was symptomatic with Ebola. His family were not infected with the virus. While Duncan infected two nurses at the hospital during his final days (when…
  • Oct 18

    In Which Math is Still Hard

    In Which Math is Still Hard
    I’ve written here several times, under the category “math is hard,” about Americans’ innumeracy with regard to risk and danger. I have a theory: Americans overestimate the danger (risk times harm) of things that they…
Rank this Week: 143

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    Explain Thi

    Explain Thi
    I love Carl Sagan. He had a childlike wonder for the vastness of space and time, but sort of glossed over important things like freewill and consciousness. I think it was Sagan that first said something like, 'we're all made of stardust'. …
  • Oct 20

    Where Will Red Light Camera Tickets Go From Here?

    Where Will Red Light Camera Tickets Go From Here?
    The case of the City of Hollywood v. Eric Arem case has sounded the death knell for red light camera citations all across Florida, in that the Fourth DCA has dismissed all citations because the City of Hollywood was subcontracting their…
  • Oct 16

    Red Light Cameras May Soon Be a Thing of the Past

    Red Light Cameras May Soon Be a Thing of the Past
    Some folks would say that technology has made our lives better. After all, without video cameras in the hands of citizens, there would be no way to refute an officer's testimony. And, the DNA testing of evidence in old rape cases has proven…
Rank this Week: 763

Riverside CA Personal Injury Law…

Riverside CA Personal Injury Law Blog

By Rizio & Nelson.

http://www.rizioandnelson.com/blog/
  • Oct 29

    California officer killed in tragic motor vehicle accident

    California officer killed in tragic motor vehicle accident
    Police officers put their lives on the line every day as they work hard to protect and serve their respective areas, but the knowledge that their job is dangerous does not make the loss of an officer any less tragic....
  • Oct 24

    California politician may have caused motor vehicle accident

    California politician may have caused motor vehicle accident
    Political leaders of any kind are often held to a higher moral standard than the rest of society because of their positions of power. For this reason, when a politician may have caused a vehicle accident and been under the...
  • Oct 15

    California motor vehicle accident injures teenager

    California motor vehicle accident injures teenager
    Car accidents that occur at high speeds on major highways can be seriousness enough, but the severity of the accident can be increased greatly if the accident is a head-on collision. These accidents can leave those involved…
Rank this Week: 4177

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Oct 29

    When Surrogacy and Adoption Goes Wrong

    When Surrogacy and Adoption Goes Wrong
    Several months ago we read about a couple from Australia who hired a Thai surrogate so she could bear the child they always wanted. During month three of the surrogate’s pregnancy the couple were informed that the 21 year-old surrogate…
  • Oct 28

    Family Law Lies Endanger “Save China’s Tigers Charity”

    Family Law Lies Endanger “Save China’s Tigers Charity”
    Stuart Bray met his wife Li Quan in 1990 and quickly embraced her passion to save China’s tigers and to develop a breeding program to reintroduce China’s tigers back to their wild reserves. Each of them invested huge sums of…
  • Oct 22

    How Family Law Court Costs Escalate…

    How Family Law Court Costs Escalate…
    One of the main reasons the middle class is abandoning family courts in droves is because of the bank-draining costs of litigation. While it may appear straight forward to bring a claim for parenting or child support, there are a myriad of…
Rank this Week: 238

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
  • Oct 29

    DOT Fails to Devise New DOT Regulations for Truck Driver

    DOT Fails to Devise New DOT Regulations for Truck Driver
    Despite numerous efforts on behalf of highway safety advocates throughout the years and two Congressional orders, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and its Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) have failed to create…
  • Oct 22

    Drunk Driving Truck Accidents Facts in Pennsylvania and the U.S.

    Drunk Driving Truck Accidents Facts in Pennsylvania and the U.S.
    Alcohol use by truck drivers puts all other drivers at serious risk. Truck accidents are already serious enough, especially for occupants of other vehicles involved in wrecks with large trucks.Quick facts on truck accidents in 2012 from the…
  • Oct 21

    A Jacket Every Motorcyclist Should Know About

    A Jacket Every Motorcyclist Should Know About
    CladLight, a young Kenyan start-up company run by brothers Charles and Joseph Muchene, has created a new Smart Jacket for motorcycle riders. The jacket increases riders’ visibility and will hopefully reduce the number of motorcycle…
Rank this Week: 2907

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Oct 29

    Postal Service Mail Surveillance Raises Legal Concern

    Postal Service Mail Surveillance Raises Legal Concern
    In 2013, when former CIA systems administrator Edward Snowden leaked information to the public regarding the National Security Agency and other agencies’ usage of global surveillance programs, including the tracking of email and phone…
  • Oct 27

    Man Arrested for Marijuana Possession in Retirement Center

    Man Arrested for Marijuana Possession in Retirement Center
    In an episode of animated show “The Simpsons,” Homer is mistakenly admitted as a patient to his father’s retirement home. Once there, however, he realizes all the comfort care–and medication–the elderly get, and…
  • Oct 22

    GPS Stalking Addressed by Multiple Pieces of Legislation

    GPS Stalking Addressed by Multiple Pieces of Legislation
    While the world is changing, the fact that people are still suspicious of one another, even those they are supposed to be most intimately attached to, remains the same. The technological changes in the world means there are entirely new ways…
Rank this Week: 742

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/
  • Oct 29

    Considerations in Appointing a Child’s Guardian in a Will

    Considerations in Appointing a Child’s Guardian in a Will
    There are many reasons to create a Last Will and Testament, but for parents with a minor child, appointment of a child’s guardian is among the best.  Doing so may be a parent’s best chance at choosing a child’s guardian…
  • Oct 20

    Federal Restrictions on Gun Ownership by Convicted Felon

    Federal Restrictions on Gun Ownership by Convicted Felon
    Federal law provides significant penalties for felons in possession of weapons, unless the felon has his rights restored by the convicting state. Anyone who has been convicted of a felony is banned by federal law from ever possessing…
  • Oct 13

    The Sixth Amendment’s Right to the Assistance of Counsel

    The Sixth Amendment’s Right to the Assistance of Counsel
    Thanks to television police reading the Miranda Warnings people are familiar with a criminal defendant’s right to an attorney and that an indigent defendant may have appointed counsel. Such protections have not always…
Rank this Week: 3246

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

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

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Oct 29

    Everest College Fraud in Milwaukee?

    Everest College Fraud in Milwaukee?
    Today I got a call from Everest University, asking if my company needed any interns. I let them know that I was aware of the Everest College fraud, that we are fraud investigators, and that no, we would not do any business with them. What am…
  • Oct 27

    Things I Have Learned About Fraud

    Things I Have Learned About Fraud
    For more than 17 years, I have been conducting fraud investigations, and I have learned a lot about fraudsters, their methods, and the companies they work for. Hotlines cut fraud losses in half. Anonymous reporting mechanisms like fraud…
  • Oct 24

    Important Warning From a Millionaire Trader

    Important Warning From a Millionaire Trader
    Recent market volatility can make traders wealthy or poor.  You need to be prepared for more turbulent times – and learn how to profit from them. Learn how to make more in one day of trading stocks, than most people do in…
Rank this Week: 31

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/
  • Oct 29

    To Help 'Em Be the Best They Can

    To Help 'Em Be the Best They Can
    Blawgs come and go with distressing speed.  Keeping one going requires, among other things, a certain amount of time.  That's especially true if the idea is actually to serve as a clearinghouse for developments in a particular…
  • Oct 26

    On Pissing Off the Powers That Be

    On Pissing Off the Powers That Be
    The problem was that I knew about this obscure case.  It was unreported, which meant that back in the day it was tricky to find, and even among the unreported it was obscure.   But it was from my particular intermediate appellate…
  • Oct 22

    On the Lawyer Who Should Hang His Head in Shame

    On the Lawyer Who Should Hang His Head in Shame
    On November 7, 2011, counsel for Gilbert filed a no-error brief pursuant to Anders v.California, 386 U.S. 738, 87 S.Ct. 1396 (1967). On March 30, 2012, the majority ordered briefing on the issues of whether the trial court had the…
Rank this Week: 990

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
Rank this Week: 654

Gigstad Law Office LLC Blog

Gigstad Law Office LLC Blog

Covers criminal defense topics, including DUI, checkpoints, and traffic tickets.

http://www.gigstadlaw.com/Criminal-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Oct 29

    Attorney Robert Gigstad is Accepted to the Earl E. O'Connor Chapter of the American Inns of Court

    Attorney Robert Gigstad is Accepted to the Earl E. O'Connor Chapter of the American Inns of Court
    Attorney Robert Gigstad, the founder of Gigstad Law Office, LLC, was recently accepted into the Earl E. O' Connor Chapter of the American Inns of Court. The American Inns of Court is an association of judges, attorneys, and other legal…
  • Sep 19

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 9/19/14 - 9/21/14

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 9/19/14 - 9/21/14
    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 9/19/14 - 9/21/14 Another weekend, and more checkpoints. There's a lot going on this weekend with the Plaza Art Fair, the Royals in town, etc. and the police will be on the look out! Here's what we…
  • Aug 29

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 8/29/14 - 9/1/14 (Labor Day Edition)

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 8/29/14 - 9/1/14 (Labor Day Edition)
    Kansas City Area DUICheckpoint Update: 8/29/14 - 9/1/14 (Labor Day Edition) Labor Day Weekend 2014 is upon us, and that means the Police will be out in force. There are numerous agencies running DUI enforcement this weekend. Here's what we…
Rank this Week: 3888

Black's Law

Black's Law

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

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • Oct 29

    Seeking Paralegal with some Legal Assistant Responsibilitie

    Seeking Paralegal with some Legal Assistant Responsibilitie
    We are seeking an experienced professional with at least 5 years of experience to serve in the capacity of a hybrid Paralegal/Legal Assistant. Primary responsibilities will be paralegal, with some legal assistant duties. Knowledge in…
  • Oct 29

    Roy Black Presentation on Cross Examination

    Roy Black Presentation on Cross Examination
    Roy Black will be giving a presentation on Cross Examination on Friday, December 12, 2014, in conjunction with Florida International University College of Law's 2-day Trial Advocacy Performance CLE Program.
  • Oct 24

    RIP: Cross-Examination Has Died in Georgia

    RIP: Cross-Examination Has Died in Georgia
    I have a Google alert for “rape” and an article from a local newspaper in Georgia popped up on my computer screen this morning. Benjamin Tyler Gray, 29, is on trial charged with rape in Coweta County Superior Court, Georgia. A…
Rank this Week: 839

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    [Ed. note -- Jon asked me to step in for a…

    [Ed. note -- Jon asked me to step in for a few days while he's out of the office.] US v. Swisher, No. 11-35796 (Ikuta with Alarcon; concurrence in judgment by Tashima).  Isn't this case déjà vu?  The defendant…
  • Oct 26

    Case o' The Week: Crawford + Apprendi = Magic -- Salvador (aka "Magic") Vera and Cop Expert Testimony

    Case o' The Week: Crawford + Apprendi = Magic -- Salvador (aka "Magic") Vera and Cop Expert Testimony
    Hon. Judge Raymond FisherMix Crawford and Apprendi, and good things are bound to follow. United States v. Vera, 2014 WL 5352727(9thCir. Oct. 22, 2014), decision available here. Players:Decision by Judge Fisher, joined by Judges Noonan and…
  • Oct 24

    US v. Castro-Ponce, No. 13-10377 (Gould…

    US v. Castro-Ponce, No. 13-10377 (Gould with Reinhardt and Berzon).  The 9th makes clear that before a court finds that an upward adjustment for obstruction of justice based on false testimony is appropriate, the court must explicitly…
Rank this Week: 250

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Oct 29

    Let’s Reduce Crime the Halloween!

    Let’s Reduce Crime the Halloween!
    Vigilance Needed to Reduce the Odds of Halloween Crime There’s some debate as to whether or not crime actually increases on Halloween. While no one can be quite sure, police and neighborhood watch groups nonetheless are apt to make…
  • Oct 25

    Plan Ahead to Avoid Identity Theft

    Plan Ahead to Avoid Identity Theft
    Plan now to Avoid Identity Theft this Christmas Season It won’t be long until the Christmas shopping season is underway. With so many reports of major retailers suffering security breaches, now is a good time to think about preventing…
  • Oct 22

    Smoking Alcohol? What Impact Will this Have?

    Smoking Alcohol? What Impact Will this Have?
    “Smoking” Alcohol a Growing Trend Among Young People It seems that teens are always looking for new ways to abuse alcohol. One of the latest involves using a bicycle pump to “smoke” it rather than drinking it.…
Rank this Week: 4004

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Oct 29

    What does ‘affirmative defense’ mean?

    What does ‘affirmative defense’ mean?
    An affirmative defense is a strategy used in court made up of a fact, or a set of facts provided by the defendant to disprove the plaintiff’s accusations. Typically, affirmative defense is associated with a self-defense plea, where the…
  • Oct 27

    Sentencing Guidelines for Drug Crimes in Arizona

    Sentencing Guidelines for Drug Crimes in Arizona
    If you’ve recently been arrested for a drug offense in Arizona, one of the many things on your mind, besides trying to find a good drug defense lawyer, is no doubt whether there are mandatory or discretionary sentencing guidelines to…
  • Oct 27

    Sentencing Guidelines for Drug Crimes in Arizona

    Sentencing Guidelines for Drug Crimes in Arizona
    If you’ve recently been arrested for a drug offense in Arizona, one of the many things on your mind, besides trying to find a good drug defense lawyer, is no doubt whether there are mandatory or discretionary sentencing guidelines to…
Rank this Week: 2143

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: 674

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/
  • Oct 29

    Lyrically Guilty, Factually Innocent?

    Lyrically Guilty, Factually Innocent?
    Can lyrics that you write be used against you in court if they depict a violence scene or act? The experienced attorneys at Wallin & Klarich discuss this topic and how they can defend you if you are accused of a crime.
  • Oct 27

    Should Smoking and Drinking While Pregnant Make You a Criminal?

    Should Smoking and Drinking While Pregnant Make You a Criminal?
    Do you think it shold be illegal for a pregnant woman to smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol while they are pregnant? The experienced attorneys at Wallin & Klarich weigh in on their opinion and discuss the unique approach that California…
  • Oct 24

    Should Public Shaming Be Part of Punishment for Prostitution Crimes?

    Should Public Shaming Be Part of Punishment for Prostitution Crimes?
    The city of Anaheim unanimously approved an ordinance that would publish the names online of individuals arrested. charged, and convicted of soliciting a prostitute.
Rank this Week: 905

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/
  • Oct 29

    Accepting a Plea Deal – Is It In Your Best Interest?

    Accepting a Plea Deal – Is It In Your Best Interest?
    Deciding about accepting a plea deal is not an easy decision to make. Adhering to the advice of an experienced criminal defense attorneycan help you reach a favorable outcome. As a criminal defense attorney, I have helped my clients…
  • Oct 17

    Common Criminal Defenses Part 3 of 3: The Insanity Defense

    Common Criminal Defenses Part 3 of 3: The Insanity Defense
    One of the more highly profiled criminal defenses, especially in cases involving murder or attempted murder, is insanity, meaning that the defendant was insane at the time of the crime. This criminal defense strategy is often popularized in…
  • Oct 10

    Common Criminal Defenses Part 2 of 3: Mistaken Identity

    Common Criminal Defenses Part 2 of 3: Mistaken Identity
    Mistaken identity is one of the leading causes of wrongful conviction. Mistaken identity is a criminal defense that is raised by a defendant that asserts that a witness, usually an eyewitness, is mistaken in his or her memory that the…
Rank this Week: 393

Invisible Man

Invisible Man

Covers criminal law and civil rights issues in Georgia. By Albert Wan.

http://georgiadefenderblog.com
  • Oct 29

    The Other Side of the Wind

    The Other Side of the Wind
    The following is a “reluctantly dissenting” opinion written by a federal appellate judge in a case  that concerned the voluntariness of incriminating statements made by a 19-year old to detectives in an interrogation room.…
  • Oct 1

    Removing the Barriers to Happine

    Removing the Barriers to Happine
    Linda Greenhouse, the Times’ former Supreme Court correspondent, recently wrote about the shifting views of the public on gay marriage and the prospect of the Supreme Court deciding once and for all whether  the Constitution…
  • Aug 25

    What White Flight Looks Like Today

    What White Flight Looks Like Today
    Below is a letter/article I submitted to my local community paper for publication.  After some back and forth, the paper decided not to publish it, at least in its current form, for reasons that are not worth reciting here.  I…
Rank this Week: 1706

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal appeals and personal injury law. By Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1897

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David L. Freidberg, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    Illinois Freedom from Location Surveillance Law Now in Effect

    Illinois Freedom from Location Surveillance Law Now in Effect
    A new law designed to protect Illinois residents from police officers using an individual’s cell phone tracking capability to determine their whereabouts passed the Illinois Legislature in August and went into effect immediately. The…
  • Oct 27

    Cook County Man Whose Rape Conviction Overturned Denied Innocence Certificate

    Cook County Man Whose Rape Conviction Overturned Denied Innocence Certificate
    In 1983, a Cook County jury convicted Stanley Wrice of rape and deviant sexual assault and sentenced him to 100 years in prison. Through the years Wrice claimed his innocence, saying that his confession was the result of police torture at the…
  • Oct 22

    Elderly Woman Acquitted of Aggravated Assault of Chicago Police Officer

    Elderly Woman Acquitted of Aggravated Assault of Chicago Police Officer
    A 92-year-old woman was acquitted of aggravated assault against an off-duty Chicago police officer, but still faces two counts of misdemeanor battery in an incident that left her 86-year-old husband dead. The woman and the police…
Rank this Week: 2478

Environmental Crimes Blog

Environmental Crimes Blog

Covers environmental crimes and enforcement, from pre-trial to trial strategy. By Walter D. James III.

http://environmentalblog.typepad.com/environmental_crimes_blog/
  • Oct 29

    The Beginning of an Investigation

    The Beginning of an Investigation
    The first time the regulated community ever finds out about an investigation is when an inspection is conducted or a search warrant is executed. Here is a brief description of the statutory requirements that set out the various…
  • Aug 5

    The Blog is Moving!!

    The Blog is Moving!!
    I am now posting to my blog from my website at www.jamespllc.com. More later. As always, feel free to contact me at walter.james@jamespllc.com WDJiii
  • Jun 5

    2013 Enforcement Analysi

    2013 Enforcement Analysi
    I received the Spring 2014 Newsletter from the ABA’s Litigation Section, Environmental Litigation committee this morning. The ABA continues to prove its value to me all the time. Anyway, there is an interesting article on USEPA…
Rank this Week: 1473

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Oct 29

    Death of a Gladiator: James LaRossa Die

    Death of a Gladiator: James LaRossa Die
    James (Jimmy) LaRossa, one of New York City's top criminal defense lawyers, died recently. LaRossa, according to the New York Times obituary, see here, was "'the last of the gladiators' -- his characterization of defense lawyers."…
  • Oct 27

    Too Much Skin in the Game? A Review of Sidney Powell's Licensed To Lie

    Too Much Skin in the Game? A Review of Sidney Powell's Licensed To Lie
    Imagine being so angry at prosecutorial shenanigans in one of your cases that you decide to write a book. A book that names names and settles scores. A book that details the Brady violations you believe occurred in your client's...
  • Oct 6

    Rob Cary's Book on Senator Ted Steven

    Rob Cary's Book on Senator Ted Steven
    Rob Cary's book, "Not Guilty: The Unlawful Prosecution of U.S. Senator Ted Stevens" is a wonderful read and reminder of what needs to be corrected in our criminal justice system. Discovery in a criminal case is incredibly important,…
Rank this Week: 476

New Orleans Criminal Defense…

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Focuses on local and national news, Louisiana criminal law and public policy concerning criminal law. By Elizabeth B. Carpenter.

http://www.neworleans-criminal-defense.com/attorney-blog/
  • Oct 29

    May a felon sell rather than give his guns to the government?

    May a felon sell rather than give his guns to the government?
      May a felon sell rather than give up his guns?   By: Elizabeth B. Carpenter — Firearm Attorney New Orleans   The Unites State Supreme Court has agreed to examine this issue during the present session in the case…
  • Oct 27

    7 Reasons Prostitution Should Be Legalized

    7 Reasons Prostitution Should Be Legalized
      7 Reasons Prostitution Should Be Legalized   By Elizabeth Bagert Carpenter — New Orleans Prostitution Attorney   The subject of prostitution has been analyzed and discussed for thousands of years. It was around 5000…
  • Oct 10

    DEA: Medications Containing Hydrocodone Subject To Stricter Prescribing Rule

    DEA: Medications Containing Hydrocodone Subject To Stricter Prescribing Rule
      The federal government announced that more than 65 prescription medications containing the most widely-prescribed painkiller, hydrocodone, will now be subject to new, stricter federal prescribing rules as of this past week.   The…
Rank this Week: 1929

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

Temas de Derecho de preferencia, también de debate en otras áreas del quehacer humano e intereses personales del autor. By José Guillermo Anderson Anderson.

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    Deroguemos el Sistema Privado de Pensione

    Deroguemos el Sistema Privado de Pensione
    Antes de la aparición de las computadoras personales, la creación de  Internet que cambiaron el Mundo  para siempre, era imposible  manifestar mi discrepancia respecto de temas no sólo con los que NO estaba…
  • Oct 28

    Deroguemos el Sistema Privado de Pensione

    Deroguemos el Sistema Privado de Pensione
    http://elcomercio.pe/opinion/mirada-de-fondo/6-datos-incomodos-sobre-afp-y-onp-enrique-pasquel-noticia-1766819 MARTES 28 DE OCTUBRE DEL 2014 | 06:00 6 datos incómodos sobre las AFP y la ONP, por Enrique Pasquel Los economistas…
  • Oct 23

    ¡DEROGUEMOS EL SISTEMA PRIVADO DE PENSIONES!

    ¡DEROGUEMOS EL SISTEMA PRIVADO DE PENSIONES!
    ONP no debe recibir nuevos afiliados, advierten especialistas Sistema Nacional de Pensiones ONP Jubilación Carlos Adrianzén Ricardo Escudero Martes 21 de octubre del 2014 | 01:16 Sistema estatal solo debe atender a las…
Rank this Week: 2005

Houston Criminal Law Blog

Houston Criminal Law Blog

By Rand Mintzer.

http://www.mintzerlaw.com/blog
  • Oct 29

    6 Cybercrimes That Can Send You to Jail

    6 Cybercrimes That Can Send You to Jail
    When you’re online, sometimes it seems like “anything goes.” You see people posting or emailing all sorts of websites, comments and pictures. Needless to say, some of the people sharing unsecured data don’t have your…
  • Oct 22

    Accused of a Crime in Harris County: Best Bargaining Strategie

    Accused of a Crime in Harris County: Best Bargaining Strategie
    Bargains and negotiations occur at virtually every level of the legal system. From the simple – like contesting a traffic ticket yourself – to the complex, in which you obtain professional counsel, you’ll want to find the…
  • Oct 15

    Proper Court Behavior: 5 Tips to Get a Judge and Jury to Sympathize

    Proper Court Behavior: 5 Tips to Get a Judge and Jury to Sympathize
    A court date is one of the few places where the old advice, “just be yourself” may not be the best course of action. Even if you are fairly confident in your social skills, nearly anyone can benefit in court from applying that…
Rank this Week: 2642

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Oct 29

    Statutory Rape: Get the Fact

    Statutory Rape: Get the Fact
    Sex crimes come in a range of different categories, and few are considered as serious as those involving minors or mentally-challenged victims. While statutory rape is one of the more serious sex crimes, not every instance of sex with a minor…
  • Oct 22

    Sex Crimes: Legal Terminology You May Hear in Court

    Sex Crimes: Legal Terminology You May Hear in Court
    Being accused of a sex crime is an uncomfortable and challenging experience. It’s made more difficult by an array of legal terms that are hard to understand without a legal background or education. This list groups the most common terms…
  • Oct 15

    I’m Guilty: Should I Tell My Attorney?

    I’m Guilty: Should I Tell My Attorney?
    When you’re in a jam and need an attorney, it’s difficult to know whether you should tell him the full truth and nothing but the truth. After all, how can a lawyer work to clear your name if you’re actually guilty? And…
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CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 29

    The NCIS, Child Pornography and the Posse Comitatus Act

    The NCIS, Child Pornography and the Posse Comitatus Act
    After a jury convicted Michael Dreyer of “one count of distributing child pornography . . . in violation of 18 U.S. Code §2252(a)(2) and (b)(1), and one count of possessing child pornography . . . in violation…
  • Oct 27

    The "High-Level Security Employee," Emails and Murder

    The "High-Level Security Employee," Emails and Murder
    This post examines an opinion the Appellate Court of Illinois issued recently: Regions Bank v. Joyce Meyer Ministries, Inc., 2014 IL App (5th) 130193 (2014). As the court explains in the opening sentence of its opinion, the plaintiff in the…
  • Oct 24

    PowerPoint, Advocacy and Prosecutor Misconduct

    PowerPoint, Advocacy and Prosecutor Misconduct
    Geraldo Rivera was charged with, and tried for, “attempting to murder Sean and Michael Burns during a fight that started in a liquor store and ended in the parking lot.”  State v. Rivera, 2014 WL 5042454 (Superior Court of…
Rank this Week: 371

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Law Office of James Alston.

http://houstoncrimedefense.com/blog
  • Oct 29

    Arrested for DWI: Here Are the Penaltie

    Arrested for DWI: Here Are the Penaltie
    With alcohol-related highway crashes racking up faster than one per hour according to statistics from the Department of Transportation, it’s not surprising that our justice system is very harsh on anyone convicted of driving while…
  • Oct 22

    Appropriate Corporate Behavior: Don’t Get Busted for Sexual Harassment

    Appropriate Corporate Behavior: Don’t Get Busted for Sexual Harassment
    At one time, “chatting up” an attractive colleague or client at the water cooler was considered just part of the normal workday. That’s no longer the case, and such behavior is no longer considered appropriate in the…
  • Oct 15

    Sexual Assault: What Makes This Offense “Aggravated?”

    Sexual Assault: What Makes This Offense “Aggravated?”
    Sexual assault can be devastating, both for the victim and the perpetrator if charges are brought against him or her. False allegations can also be very damaging, even if they are ultimately withdrawn or dismissed by the court. Knowing the…
Rank this Week: 2096

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

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

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Oct 29

    idledillettante's False Police Report

    idledillettante's False Police Report
    "I'm pretty sure what Cernovich is doing is civil harassment in the state of California; and I feel badly about Quinn being harassed like this on my account." - idledillettante. 1. You are wrong. My conduct did not even close to the…
  • Oct 26

    Anil Dash, Doxxing, and SJW Lie

    Anil Dash, Doxxing, and SJW Lie
    "Doxx up, don't doxx down." - Anil Dash (source) Anil Dash claims I doxxed him. Does his claim hold water or is he being dishonest? The alleged doxx. Several years ago Anil Dash wrote about his apartment hunt. He mentioned that he…
  • Oct 23

    Chelsea Van Valkenburg A/K/A Zoe Quinn v. Free Speech

    Chelsea Van Valkenburg A/K/A Zoe Quinn v. Free Speech
    "You are also ordered not to post any further information about [Chelsea Van Valeknburg] or her personal life or online to [unclear] hate mobs." - Chelsea Van Valkenburg (AKA Zoe Quinn) v. Eron Gjoni. When people say mean things…
Rank this Week: 186

Norm Pattis Blog

Norm Pattis Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.pattisblog.com/
  • Oct 29

    Tommy the Tax Dodger Unfit for Office

    Tommy the Tax Dodger Unfit for Office
    If I had Tom Foley’s tax accountant, there is one thing I most assuredly would not do: I would not run for public office pretending I had any idea about what is and is not sound public policy. Foley lives as a free-rider, avoiding taxes…
  • Oct 29

    Tommy to the Tax Dodger Unfit for Office

    Tommy to the Tax Dodger Unfit for Office
    If I had Tom Foley’s tax accountant, there is one thing I most assuredly would not do: I would not run for public office pretending I had any idea about what is and is not sound public policy. Foley lives as a free-rider, avoiding taxes…
  • Oct 26

    Whose Best Interest Served in Child Custody Cases?

    Whose Best Interest Served in Child Custody Cases?
    There are secret courts operating in our midst, and I am not referring to those tribunals whose focus is national security. I’m talking about something more basic and closer to home. I’m talking about our juvenile courts, where…
Rank this Week: 1674

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
  • Oct 28

    Different Levels of Criminal Offense

    Different Levels of Criminal Offense
    When you have been arrested on suspicion of having committed a criminal offense, you will be issued a citation. The citation will contain the date in which you have to appear in court, the courthouse, the law that you have violated, and…
  • Oct 17

    What are the Elements of a Drunk and Disorderly Conduct Charge in the South Bay?

    What are the Elements of a Drunk and Disorderly Conduct Charge in the South Bay?
     California Penal Code §647 defines several different scenarios in which a person may be charged with lewd or lascivious conduct. One of the most common scenarios in which many of our clients find themselves, is when they are…
  • Oct 14

    Potential Sentence for Driving with a Suspended License

    Potential Sentence for Driving with a Suspended License
    Many people believe that a violation of Vehicle Code §14601 is an infraction and does not care with it significant consequences or penalties. This is not true. Driving with a suspended license is a serious charge, and can result in a…
Rank this Week: 3639

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
Rank this Week: 707

New Jersey Criminal Attorney Blog

New Jersey Criminal Attorney Blog

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

https://www.newjerseycriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 28

    Getting Your Prior Record Expunged in New Jersey

    Getting Your Prior Record Expunged in New Jersey
    People make mistakes. Sometimes those mistakes have legal consequences. Anyone who has ever been convicted of a crime in New Jersey can tell you how difficult it can be to get hired for a job with a criminal record. In New Jersey, under…
  • Oct 27

    Bail and Bail Reduction Motions in New Jersey: What You Need to Know

    Bail and Bail Reduction Motions in New Jersey: What You Need to Know
    You’ve been arrested. The cops tried to interrogate you, but you’re too smart for that. You gave them nothing, and asked for an attorney. You’re processed, thrown in a cell, and told you’ll be brought before a…
  • Oct 26

    Leaving the Scene of an Accident in New Jersey

    Leaving the Scene of an Accident in New Jersey
    New Jersey roadways are legendary. A densely populated state, where everyone drives everywhere, the congestion on our main roads and highways is the stuff nightmares are made of.  When people compare roadways to “parking…
Rank this Week: 2605

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2524

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 28

    DUI Hit & Run Charges in Orange County, CA

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

    Penalties For DUI With Priors In Orange County

    Penalties For DUI With Priors In Orange County
    DUI’S WITH PRIORS If you have been arrested for driving under the influence in Orange County California, hiring an experienced DUI Defense Lawyer should be your first step toward getting the DUI arrest behind you. Although a conviction…
  • Oct 3

    Felony DUI vs. Misdemeanor DUI in Orange County California

    Felony DUI vs. Misdemeanor DUI in Orange County California
    Typically, if you are arrested for driving under the influence or driving while intoxicated, you will be charged with a misdemeanor. However, there are situations that can and will result in a felony DUI. Here are some examples of felony…
Rank this Week: 1072

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1459

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/
  • Oct 28

    New BCS Group - Know Your Right

    New BCS Group - Know Your Right
    Today, we began a new pilot group for BCS participants called "Know Your Rights," run by BCS partner organization MFY Legal Services. MFY Legal Services is an organization that provides free legal assistance to vulnerable and underserved…
  • Oct 15

    BCS Helps Out with Special Graffiti Cleanup in the 44th Precinct

    BCS Helps Out with Special Graffiti Cleanup in the 44th Precinct
    BCS clients, crew supervisor and officers worked together on a special clean-up project in the 44th PrecinctBCS has worked with the Community Affairs Unit of the 44thprecinct removing graffiti for over seven years. We have a day…
  • Oct 6

    BCS Hosts Community Advisory Board Meeting

    BCS Hosts Community Advisory Board Meeting
                                   On Wednesday, September 17th, the Bronx Community Solutions’…
Rank this Week: 1753

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

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

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
  • Oct 28

    “Five for Fighting”: The NHL’s Legal Liability for Effects of Fighting on Enforcer

    “Five for Fighting”: The NHL’s Legal Liability for Effects of Fighting on Enforcer
      Introduction As the season changes to winter, many Canadians turn their attention to the national pastime: hockey.  While fans and pundits discuss early-season momentum and argue the merits of advanced statistics, a more serious…
  • Aug 1

    The 21 laws of criminal defence: a lawyer’s reflection on a decade of practice.

    The 21 laws of criminal defence: a lawyer’s reflection on a decade of practice.
    21 laws of criminal defence: a lawyer’s reflection after ten years of swimming with the sharks. It’s nearly a decade since I became a criminal defence lawyer. A lot has changed […]by Sean Robichaud The post…
  • Jul 28

    How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the right legal counsel

    How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the right legal counsel
    How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the right legal counsel. Choosing a good lawyer is a challenge.  In Ontario alone, there are over 20,000 […]by Sean Robichaud The post How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the…
Rank this Week: 2669

Record Clearing Blog

Record Clearing Blog

Covers criminal record removal. By Higbee & Associates.

http://www.recordclearing.org/blog/
  • Oct 28

    No where to turn

    No where to turn
    Hi my name is Saleema and I reside in Philadelphia. I have two children. Okay so an assault happened in 2009 and the assaulted accused me, don’t ask me why but I was not there I didn’t even see the […] The post No where to…
  • Oct 9

    Railroaded

    Railroaded
    In 1998 I got wrongfully accused of a lewd act with my son. This event was supposed to have happened 5 years prior to conviction. No real dates or times of this event were documented nor were presented in the […] The post Railroaded…
  • Oct 7

    Wrongfully Charged

    Wrongfully Charged
    My name is Shawn and I have a unique situation so I’ve been told. A little over 2 years ago I was involved in a domestic altercation in which I had no choice but to defend myself. However I was […] The post Wrongfully Charged…
Rank this Week: 2249

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Oct 28

    I Have a Warrant in Palm Beach County, Florida what should I do?

    I Have a Warrant in Palm Beach County, Florida what should I do?
    In the criminal justice system, a warrant for your arrest can be caused by several different factors. The leading factor for why a warrant appears for your arrest in Palm Beach County, Florida is that you missed a scheduled court date which…
  • Oct 20

    Thermal Imaging by Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Helicopters to Bust Suspected Marijuana Grow Houses on the Rise

    Thermal Imaging by Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Helicopters to Bust Suspected Marijuana Grow Houses on the Rise
    As a practicing Palm Beach County Criminal lawyer, I have the opportunity to read search warrant affidavits on a regular basis. Recently, some affidavits that I have read, show an increase use of thermal imaging, by the Palm Beach County…
  • Oct 16

    Willful Blindness, What is It?

    Willful Blindness, What is It?
    Many times a day throughout Florida, law enforcement officers stop a vehicle for no apparent reason, let alone for violating the traffic laws of this state, and end up searching the vehicle because the officer smelt “burning…
Rank this Week: 504

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Covers traffic law, criminal law, injury law, and family law news from around Southern New Jersey. By the Law Offices of Joseph Lombardo.

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • Oct 28

    NJ Sports Betting Update: Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order

    NJ Sports Betting Update: Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order
    As we wrote about, earlier this fall the Christie administration directed New Jersey law enforcement to stop prosecuting casinos and racing tracks for offering sports betting to patrons.  At the time, the…
  • Oct 23

    Is it Time to Ban New Jersey’s Red Light Cameras?

    Is it Time to Ban New Jersey’s Red Light Cameras?
    This isn’t the first time we’ve written about New Jersey’s ongoing red light camera fiasco. Between the felony bribery charges leveled at Redflex upper management in Chicago, a fired whistleblower’s allegations…
  • Sep 30

    MA, MO Ban Defective Guardrails Linked to Fatal Accident

    MA, MO Ban Defective Guardrails Linked to Fatal Accident
    Massachusetts and Missouri have placed temporary bans on highway guardrails manufactured by Trinity Industries.  State Highway officials say the guardrails, which have been linked to deaths and amputation injuries, have a defective…
Rank this Week: 3873

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

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

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
Rank this Week: 2121

Leyba Defense blog

Leyba Defense blog

Covers Washington State criminal matters including DUI issues.

http://www.leyba-defense.com/blog/
  • Oct 28

    New video blog post on what to do if you get pulled over after drinking

    New video blog post on what to do if you get pulled over after drinking
    Have you ever wondered what you should do if you get pulled over by a police after ou have been drinking?  Obviously every case is different, however here are some tips offered by Seattle DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba on what you should…
  • Oct 26

    Can you get arrested for a DUI if you decide to sleep it off in your car

    Can you get arrested for a DUI if you decide to sleep it off in your car
    One of the most common questions I get asked is whether you can get a DUI if you try and do the right thing and you pull over your vehicle to sleep it off.  To the surprise of many by answer is unfortunately yes.  It is called DUI…
  • Oct 22

    Seattle Municipal Court judicial candidate returns money from DUI Lawyers PAC

    Seattle Municipal Court judicial candidate returns money from DUI Lawyers PAC
    Tis the judicial election season here in King County, WA.  In case you haven’t followed my blog there are several prominent judicial races in our County.  One of the most highly publicized is in Seattle Municipal Court. …
Rank this Week: 3042