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Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Citing to Presentence Report

    Citing to Presentence Report
    The Eastern District of Tennessee has started filing a sealed copy of the Presentence Report in ECF. This means there is a docket entry for the document, and attorneys are sent a filed copy with the PageID#. The copy that goes to the Sixth…
  • Apr 24

    False distress signal = $489,000

    False distress signal = $489,000
    Not much happening this week (so far) in the Sixth, so thought I would share this nugget with you.  Yesterday, the Court upheld the sentence in the case of United States v. Kumar. 13-3970  Kumar was a 19 year old student at…
  • Apr 22

    April 14 through 18, a busy week for the Sixth Circuit

    April 14 through 18, a busy week for the Sixth Circuit
    Compared to most weeks, the 6th Circuit was very active this past week. There were five published cases, which appear to be noteworthy. I will provide a brief synopsis of all five. 1) Teresa Prewett v. Stanley Weems, Case No. 12-6489.…
Rank this Week: 512

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

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

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

    What Happens at a Juvenile Detention Hearing?

    What Happens at a Juvenile Detention Hearing?
    If your child has been arrested, you have probably been informed that he or she will be having a “juvenile detention hearing.”  If your child was arrested in Collin County this hearing will probably be held at the John…
  • Jun 20

    What Happens at a Juvenile Detention Hearing?

    What Happens at a Juvenile Detention Hearing?
    If your child has been arrested, you have probably been informed that he or she will be having a “juvenile detention hearing.”  If your child was arrested in Collin County this hearing will probably be held at the John…
  • Jun 6

    Sealing Juvenile Record

    Sealing Juvenile Record
    What is “sealing” a juvenile record? Under Texas Family Code Chapter 58, sealing your juvenile record releases you from the requirement that you disclose your involvement in your juvenile proceedings to any employer, state…
Rank this Week: 456

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 13

    George Bush's Iraq: The Long Reach Of The Pottery Barn Rule

    George Bush's Iraq: The Long Reach Of The Pottery Barn Rule
    "You are going to be the proud owner of 25 million people,' he told the president. 'You will own all their hopes, aspirations, and problems. You'll own it all."-- Secretary of State Colin Powell to President George W. Bush per Bob…
  • Jun 10

    When The Lunatic Fringe Goes Mainstream

    When The Lunatic Fringe Goes Mainstream
    While outraged conservatives fear that President Obama's exchange of five Taliban prisoners for the release of POW Bowe Bergdhal will precipitate terrorist attacks from Islam Jihadists, they conveniently ignore the…
  • Jun 3

    Zen and the Misery of Being a Met Fan

    Zen and the Misery of Being a Met Fan
    Being a Met fan is not a choice.  As a recent study published in the New York Times confirmed, if your team wins a championship when you are between the ages of 8 and 12, you are far more likely to maintain a lifetime…
Rank this Week: 378

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Covers traffic ticket laws and news. By Matthew J. Weiss.

http://nytrafficticket.com/blog/
  • May 28

    (Traffic) Trial By Combat

    (Traffic) Trial By Combat
    I’m a big Games of Thrones fan and am excited to see how Tyrion’s “trial by combat” works out this week.   I therefore could not resist sharing one motorist’s attempt to resolve his case using this ancient…
  • May 16

    NYC Traffic Judge Caught Speeding 70/40 In A Construction Zone

    NYC Traffic Judge Caught Speeding 70/40 In A Construction Zone
    Silive.com reports today that notorious Staten Island traffic judge Brian Levine was clocked on radar going 70/40 in a construction zone.  Levine is the most pro-Police judge in the Traffic Violations Bureau system regularly holding the…
  • Apr 16

    Some Motorists Can Be Revoked For Just One 5+ Point Ticket?!?

    Some Motorists Can Be Revoked For Just One 5+ Point Ticket?!?
    In the on-going battle to punish and deter driving while under the influence, the DMV adopted regulations that trigger a revocation of a driving license upon conviction to just one 5+ point ticket. Specifically, if a motorist has been…
Rank this Week: 399

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

Covers the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and its Specially Designated Nationals list. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://ofac-sdn-list-removal.com/
Rank this Week: 482

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law. By Abdo Law Firm.

http://www.michigancriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 11

    Shotime's 'Shameless' Accurately Portrays Experience of a First-Time Offender

    Shotime's 'Shameless' Accurately Portrays Experience of a First-Time Offender
    A recent storyline on the Shotime series 'Shameless' has focused on the show's protagonist being charged with a crime for the first time. Fiona Gallagher, Shameless' lead played brilliantly by Emmy Rossum, is charged with narcotic possession…
  • Jan 21

    Everything that you wanted to Know about the HYTA Law in Michigan

    Everything that you wanted to Know about the HYTA Law in Michigan
    In Michigan, the Holmes Youthful Trainee Act, commonly known as HYTA, is covered by statute, MCL 762.11. The essence of HYTA is that it allows for dismissal of eligible criminal offenses committed by youthful offenders. This statute applies…
  • Jan 12

    Indecent Exposure and Urinating in Public

    Indecent Exposure and Urinating in Public
    In Michigan, the crime of public urination is not included in the Michigan Compiled Laws. However, many towns, villages and cities have ordinances against such behavior and offenders may be arrested for violating the ordinances. For example,…
Rank this Week: 385

David M. Ginsberg's Legal Blog

David M. Ginsberg's Legal Blog

Covers China, law, social causes, and domestic and foreign policy.

http://davidmginsberg.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 354

INTERPOL Red Notice Removal…

INTERPOL Red Notice Removal Lawyers

By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://interpolnoticeremoval.com/
Rank this Week: 475

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

Covers federal crimes and criminal defense. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://federalcrimesblog.com
  • Dec 10

    Eighteen sheriff’s deputies charged by FBI LA in an alleged inmate-abuse probe

    Eighteen sheriff’s deputies charged by FBI LA in an alleged inmate-abuse probe
    The Guardian on December 9, 2013 released the following: Associated Press in Los Angeles “Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, as part…
  • Nov 18

    “More Americans ditch their passports”

    “More Americans ditch their passports”
    CNN Money on November 14, 2013 released the following: By Lynnley Browning “FORTUNE — Time to dump your American passport — and with it, presumably, your bothersome U.S. tax bill. The reason, international tax lawyers say,…
  • Oct 3

    “13 alleged hackers indicted in attacks on sites unkind to file sharing, WikiLeaks”

    “13 alleged hackers indicted in attacks on sites unkind to file sharing, WikiLeaks”
    The Washington Post on October 3, 2013 released the following: By Matt Zapotosky “Federal prosecutors have charged 13 alleged members of the hacking group Anonymous in connection with cyberattacks that the collective launched in 2010…
Rank this Week: 375

The Edelstein Firm Blog

The Edelstein Firm Blog

Features opinion and commentary on the practice of criminal defense. By David Edelstein.

http://www.miami-criminal-lawyer.net/blog/
  • Dec 7

    Highlighted Service Provider on Thumbtack.com

    Highlighted Service Provider on Thumbtack.com
    Our firm is proud to be a highlighted service provider on Thumbtack.com Thumbtack.com is a revolutionary service that leverages technology to empower consumers and service providers while providing a more efficient marketplace. You can check…
  • Nov 25

    Help Identify This Suspect Who Shot and Killed a 10 YO Boy

    Help Identify This Suspect Who Shot and Killed a 10 YO Boy
  • Nov 22

    The Paradox of Our Criminal Justice System

    The Paradox of Our Criminal Justice System
    Yes, innocent people do get convicted. Granted, the segment of the population that has the most contact with the criminal justice system is the criminal element.  And the truth is that most people who are convicted are in fact guilty.…
Rank this Week: 333

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal and personal injury topics such as auto accidents, criminal law, medical malpractice, practicing law, and products liability. By Miller & Zois.

http://www.marylandlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 8

    Fun New Declaratory Judgment Case in Ocean City

    Fun New Declaratory Judgment Case in Ocean City
    There is an interested federal court opinion that came out this month on a street artist/violinist who was barred by a police officer from playing the Ocean City boardwalk. Faced with the threat of arrest, three months in jail and a $500…
  • Jul 2

    Attorney Gets Punished for Faking In-State Tuition 13 Year Before

    Attorney Gets Punished for Faking In-State Tuition 13 Year Before
    Sometimes, I think we should be harder on lawyers who have bad intent. But this is a little over the top for me. In Attorney Grievance Commission v. Kepple, a lawyers was given an indefinite suspension of at least 30 days because 13 years…
  • Jul 1

    Maryland Dairy Farm Creamery Decision... Finally

    Maryland Dairy Farm Creamery Decision... Finally
    After almost six years, the Maryland Court of Appeals shuts down a public interest’s group attempt to block the creation of a dairy farm creamery. The court found that the third party group did not have standing because the easement…
Rank this Week: 521

Gabriel Dorman Blog

Gabriel Dorman Blog

Covers criminal laws and cases.

http://www.criminaldefenseduilawyer.com
  • May 29

    Huntington Beach DUI Lawyer Defense

    Huntington Beach DUI Lawyer Defense
    Today’s Huntington Beach DUI Lawyer Defenses is about the breath tests and the many physiological factors that can affect their accuracy. A breath test is, without a doubt, the most defensible of all the DUI chemical tests. The most…
  • Apr 4

    Driver Arrested In Fatal Drug DUI

    Driver Arrested In Fatal Drug DUI
    Today’s Orange County DUI Lawyer News involves another fatal DUI crash and the arrest of the driver for a drug DUI. According to The Orange County Register, a Garden Grove man was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of felony driving…
  • Apr 3

    Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Case Result

    Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Case Result
    Los Angeles Superior Court – El Monte Courthouse CHARGE: 1st DUI with enhancement for refusing to submit to a chemical test. FACTS: Client was arrested for a DUI after getting involved in a traffic collision. Client did not speak or…
Rank this Week: 501

Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense…

Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense Issues

Covers Long Island criminal defense law. By Joseph Potashnik & Associates PLLC.

http://jpcriminaldefense.com/new-york-federal-criminal-defense
Rank this Week: 430

White Collar Fraud

White Collar Fraud

Covers white collar crime, securities fraud, the accounting profession, internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley. By Sam E. Antar.

http://whitecollarfraud.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Do Nu Skin Inventory Red Flags Spell Trouble Ahead?

    Do Nu Skin Inventory Red Flags Spell Trouble Ahead?
    Last Friday morning, a comment posted on Twitter by Marc Cohodes about Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE: NUS), a Utah based multi-level marketing company, caught my curiosity. Cohodes is a legendary short-seller with an excellent track record and…
  • Jul 16

    Indicted Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff was bribed by Overstock.com too

    Indicted Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff was bribed by Overstock.com too
    My experience in dealing with former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff goes way back. On October 30, 2007, Overstock.com (NASDAQ: OSTK) paid him $5,000 purportedly as a "campaign contribution." Two weeks later, Overstock.com issued a press…
  • Jul 8

    A Felon’s View of White-Collar Crime - Why Society is Very Vulnerable to Fraud

    A Felon’s View of White-Collar Crime - Why Society is Very Vulnerable to Fraud
    White-collar crime is more brutal than violent crime. The actions of one or a few corrupt public officials and corrupt businessmen can affect the livelihoods of thousands, even millions of people. Fraudsters use a combination of persuasion…
Rank this Week: 1088

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/
  • Jul 22

    Short Wins - the Shameless Promotion Edition

    Short Wins - the Shameless Promotion Edition
    Remember back with this blog was more than just Short Wins? Remember when there were long and loving descriptions of cases? I still aspire to get back to that vision for the blog - that was fun. Seriously, look for more long write-ups soon.…
  • Jul 6

    Short Wins - the Presentment Delay Issue

    Short Wins - the Presentment Delay Issue
    It's a relatively slow week in the federal circuits. My favorite case of the last week is United States v. Torres Pimental. You've got to love a suppression motion being granted off of a government delay in presentment. To the…
  • Jun 30

    Short Wins - the Seventh Circuit Draws a Line on Supervised Release

    Short Wins - the Seventh Circuit Draws a Line on Supervised Release
    There's been a lot in the circuits in the last week, but perhaps the most surprising bit is that the Seventh Circuit issued four opinions on supervised release conditions. Supervised release may not be the sexiest of issues, but, especially…
Rank this Week: 1227

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/
  • Jul 21

    North County Family Shocked at DUI Driver’s Release

    North County Family Shocked at DUI Driver’s Release
    A recent San Diego story presents a complicated issue for those affected by Los Angeles DUI laws. Melissa Tennent, daughter of Arthur Jacobs, recently became distraught when she discovered the woman responsible for her father’s death…
  • Jul 16

    Jovial Chicago DUI Arrestee Provides a Lesson in How Not to Take a Mug Shot

    Jovial Chicago DUI Arrestee Provides a Lesson in How Not to Take a Mug Shot
    Individuals facing Los Angeles DUI charges would do well to take a lesson from the case of Ronald Searl, a Chicago area man recently arrested for drunk driving. Police stopped 54-year-old Searl on July 3 when they spotted him driving in the…
  • Jul 14

    Behind the Wheel Behaviors That May Be Just as Bad (If Not Worse) Than Driving DUI in Los Angele

    Behind the Wheel Behaviors That May Be Just as Bad (If Not Worse) Than Driving DUI in Los Angele
    Driving DUI in Los Angeles — as defined by California Vehicle Code Sections 23152 (a) and 23152 (b) — is dangerous, destructive, and potentially lethal. When you are under the influence of alcohol, your ability to process and…
Rank this Week: 1055

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

Provides New York criminal law updates and commentary. By Easton Thompson Kasperek.

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1056

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

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

    Reckless Driving Possibly to Blame in Utah I-215 Accident

    Reckless Driving Possibly to Blame in Utah I-215 Accident
    In what appears to be a case of reckless driving, on Friday, July 18, the driver of a Mitsubishi Eclipse lost control of his vehicle on I-215 causing an accident that backed up traffic for 45 minutes. Not Drunk, Just Dumb On Friday evening,…
  • Jul 16

    Proposed Federal Prosecutor Integrity Act Seeks Balance and Truth

    Proposed Federal Prosecutor Integrity Act Seeks Balance and Truth
    Even though we live in a country where a defendant is considered innocent until proven guilty, the United States justice system has long been viewed as heavily one-sided in favor of the prosecution. With more personnel, financial and other…
  • Jul 15

    Former Utah Attorney General Charged with 10 Felonies. Official Criminal Court Docket of State v. Mark L. Shurtleff.

    Former Utah Attorney General Charged with 10 Felonies. Official Criminal Court Docket of State v. Mark L. Shurtleff.
    Not all the details are out, but former Utah Attorney General Mark L. Shurtleff has been charged with 10 Felonies. The criminal court docket is found below: 3RD DISTRICT COURT – SALT LAKE SALT LAKE COUNTY, STATE OF UTAH STATE OF UTAH…
Rank this Week: 695

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Jul 21

    Kentucky Woman Likely to be Exonerated

    Kentucky Woman Likely to be Exonerated
    A woman who has been granted a retrial by a Kentucky appeals court after someone else confessed they had committed the crime is likely to be exonerated, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal. Susan Jean King was convicted of…
  • Jul 17

    Support Mounts for Death Row Inmate's Innocence

    Support Mounts for Death Row Inmate's Innocence
    More than a year ago the Innocence Project and lead counsel for Florida death row inmate Clemente Aguirre presented compelling new evidence for overturning his conviction. Today, attorneys who served as prosecutors or government appellate…
  • Jul 16

    Network Attorney Talks about Securing Client's Freedom

    Network Attorney Talks about Securing Client's Freedom
    Three weeks after a Michigan man was released from prison when DNA evidence proved his innocence of a 2006 rape, his attorney described the timeline of accepting the case and securing his freedom. Thomas M. Cooley Innocence Project…
Rank this Week: 628

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense…

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law news and cases. By Marcia G. Shein.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    New rules announced for some federal criminal investigation

    New rules announced for some federal criminal investigation
    Although there can be overlap between state and federal crimes, one notable difference is sentencing. The Federal Sentencing Guidelines may impose more serious penalties than an equivalent offense under Georgia state law. However, an attorney…
  • Jul 11

    Can admissions be made on a social media account?

    Can admissions be made on a social media account?
    Readers may have heard about prospective employers looking at candidates’ social media sites, but today’s story offers a new twist. Specifically, a criminal defendant is appealing a conviction that resulted from rap lyrics…
  • Jul 7

    Alleged repeat felony offense implicates harsher penaltie

    Alleged repeat felony offense implicates harsher penaltie
    Although there is a separation of church and state in this country, any individual that commits an unlawful sexual offense can be held accountable. Unfortunately, the media scandal surrounding allegations of a sex crime often overshadow that…
Rank this Week: 745

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Rodriguez v. Wolfe

    Rodriguez v. Wolfe
    Rodriguez v. Wolfe Court Discusses Whether Forum Non Conveniens Precluded it from Exercising Quasi in Rem Jurisdiction The decedent who was a passenger in one of the motor vehicles involved in a car accident died in Florida after the…
  • Jul 21

    Mental Hygiene Law

    Mental Hygiene Law
    Respondent is the subject of a sex offender civil management petition filed pursuant to article 10 of the Mental Hygiene Law. A hearing was conducted to determine whether probable cause exists to believe respondent is a sex offender requiring…
  • Jul 20

    70.25, subd. 2, of the Penal Law

    70.25, subd. 2, of the Penal Law
    In April 1969, the relator was convicted in the Nassau County Court of one count of grand larceny in the third degree, and one count of forgery in the third degree, on the basis of his prior plea of guilty....
Rank this Week: 1073

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/
  • Jul 21

    Single Vehicle Crash Injures One in Pocatello

    Single Vehicle Crash Injures One in Pocatello
    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…
  • Jul 19

    Final Update:

    Final Update:
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Jul 19

    Update: Crash Blocks Interstate

    Update: Crash Blocks Interstate
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 753

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

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

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jul 21

    State v. Granger adds to State’s Missouri v. McNeely jurisprudence

    State v. Granger adds to State’s Missouri v. McNeely jurisprudence
    State v. Granger, decided last week, is the latest case in which the North Carolina Court of Appeals has considered, in light of Missouri v. McNeely, __ U.S. __, 133 S.Ct. 1552 (2013), whether an exigency supported the warrantless withdrawal…
  • Jul 18

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Nationally, the biggest criminal law story of the week was the decision by a federal judge in California declaring the state’s death penalty unconstitutional. The case is Jones v. Chappell, and the essence of the Eighth Amendment…
  • Jul 17

    Work Release

    Work Release
    Most people can get behind the idea that inmates should, if able, do some sort of work during their incarceration. By statute, “[i]t is declared to be the public policy of the State of North Carolina that all able-bodied prison inmates…
Rank this Week: 1166

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/
  • Jul 21

    Teen in Virginia Sexting Case Accuses Authorities of Exploitation

    Teen in Virginia Sexting Case Accuses Authorities of Exploitation
    In our last post, we introduced the story of a Manassas County, Virginia, teen accused of child pornography after he sent an explicit video to his 15-year-old girlfriend. As this strange case continues to unfold, numerous questions remain,…
  • Jul 16

    Bizarre Virginia Teenage Sexting Case Raises Questions about Police Behavior

    Bizarre Virginia Teenage Sexting Case Raises Questions about Police Behavior
    Florida residents who face unfounded child pornography charges may sympathize with the case of a Virginia teenager whose recent arrest raised significant questions about the lengths to which law enforcement officials may go to obtain a…
  • Jul 7

    Columbus Medical Community Shocked by Pediatric Cancer Doctor’s Child Pornography Conviction

    Columbus Medical Community Shocked by Pediatric Cancer Doctor’s Child Pornography Conviction
    A once-renowned Columbus pediatric cancer physician will serve one year and one day in federal prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges. Christopher Pelloski, 40, had been using his personal computer, as well as an Ohio State…
Rank this Week: 1027

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/
  • Jul 20

    Practice Notes: Sauce For The Goose

    Practice Notes: Sauce For The Goose
    I enjoy studying upward variance opinions, because they usually contain language and rules that can be used by the defense to support downward variances in other cases. This is true because, whatever specific factors are discussed, federal…
  • Jul 18

    In re Kellogg Brown & Root – Privilege, Internal Investigations, and International White Collar Crime – Part I of II

    In re Kellogg Brown & Root – Privilege, Internal Investigations, and International White Collar Crime – Part I of II
    I am honored to join Ellen Podgor, Lawrence Goldman, and Solomon Wisenberg as a blogger on the White Collar Crime Prof Blog. My focus on the blog will be matters related to internal investigations and international white collar crime. To...
  • Jul 18

    Welcome Professor Lucian Dervan to the WhiteCollarCrimeProf Blog

    Welcome Professor Lucian Dervan to the WhiteCollarCrimeProf Blog
    Welcome to Professor Lucian Dervan, who is joining the White Collar Crime Prof Blog. Professor Dervan is a professor of Southern Illinois School of Law, where he also serves as the Director of Faculty Development. A prolific scholar,…
Rank this Week: 861

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 935

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Jul 18

    Virginia Speeding Ticket When Out of State

    Virginia Speeding Ticket When Out of State
    If you’ve received a Virginia speeding ticket when you’re out of state, you’re in the right place to learn how to handle it. This video gives you a quick overview of the situation. I’m a local attorney who focuses on…
  • Jul 18

    Virginia Reckless Driving Penaltie

    Virginia Reckless Driving Penaltie
    There are a wide variety of Virginia reckless driving penalties that a judge can impose. I explain a few of them in this video, so you can begin to learn about your case. Virginia Reckless Driving Penalties Video Transcription Hi, my name is…
  • Jul 18

    Virginia Traffic Lawyer

    Virginia Traffic Lawyer
    Are you looking for Virginia traffic lawyers? You’ve come to the right place. I’m Andrew Flusche, and I focus solely on Virginia traffic and misdemeanor defense. When you’re ready to get started defending your case, please…
Rank this Week: 1014

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Three Grosse Pointe Woods Teen Girls Face Criminal Charges for Vandalizing Buildings in Detroit

    Three Grosse Pointe Woods Teen Girls Face Criminal Charges for Vandalizing Buildings in Detroit
    On Tuesday, July 15, three Grosse Pointe Woods teens were charged by prosecutor Kym Worthy with malicious destruction of a building causing between $1,000 and $20,000 in damage, according to a news article at Mlive.com. The offense is a…
  • Jul 17

    Driver’s License Suspension and Drug Crimes in Michigan

    Driver’s License Suspension and Drug Crimes in Michigan
    As seasoned Michigan driver’s license reinstatement attorneys, we realize that most people associate a suspended driver’s license with driving while under the influence of alcohol or having received too many traffic tickets. The…
  • Jul 16

    Costa Mesa Man Arrested on Suspicion of DUI Following Hit-and-Run Incident

    Costa Mesa Man Arrested on Suspicion of DUI Following Hit-and-Run Incident
    On Monday morning July 14, a 22-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of DUI after striking a 15-year-old pedestrian and fleeing the scene, according to a news article at CBS Los Angeles. The victim, a female, was transported to Western…
Rank this Week: 1210

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Presents news and decisions on German criminal law. By Dr. Bottner.

http://www.anwalt-strafverteidiger.de/
  • Jul 18

    Staatsanwaltschaft erhebt Anklage gegen Edathy wegen Besitzes von kinderpornografischen Schriften

    Staatsanwaltschaft erhebt Anklage gegen Edathy wegen Besitzes von kinderpornografischen Schriften
    Die Staatsanwaltschaft Hannover hat den früheren Bundestagsabgeordneten Sebastian Edathy wegen des Besitzes von kinderpornografischen Fotos und Videos angeklagt. Der 44-Jährige stand auf der Käuferliste eines kanadischen…
  • Jul 15

    Freispruch im Prozess wegen gewerbsmäßiger Bandenhehlerei

    Freispruch im Prozess wegen gewerbsmäßiger Bandenhehlerei
    Vor der großen Strafkammer des Landgerichts hatte die Staatsanwaltschaft 4 Angeklagte wegen Hehlerei in der Form der gewerbsmäßigen Bandenhehlerei und Betruges angeklagt, zwei davon wegen Beihilfe zu den Taten der beiden…
  • Jun 20

    Rechtsanwalt fordert Freispruch für Berlusconi

    Rechtsanwalt fordert Freispruch für Berlusconi
    Der ehemalige italienische Regierungschef Silvio Berlusconi musste sich bereits mehrfach in Italien vor Gericht verantworten. Neben dem Vorwurf der Steuerhinterziehung geht es auch um Amtsmissbrauch und Sex mit einer minderjährigen…
Rank this Week: 611

Durham-in-Wonderland

Durham-in-Wonderland

Features comments and analysis about the Duke/Nifong case. By Professor KC Johnson.

http://durhamwonderland.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    Closing Comment

    Closing Comment
    When I first started writing about the lacrosse case, at a joint historians’ blog called Cliopatria, I did so in reaction to the Group of 88 statement. Then (and now) I considered the statement an indefensible betrayal by professors of…
  • Jul 13

    The Group of 88 & Wikipedia

    The Group of 88 & Wikipedia
    Some interesting comments in a Wikipedia discussion thread regarding efforts to remove mention of their membership in the Group from Wikipedia bios of Group of 88 members. The evidence regarding Cathy Davidson, author of the infamous…
  • Jul 11

    Howard Update

    Howard Update
    Anne Blythe reports in the N&O that Judge Hudson has said he wants to grant bail to Darryl Howard, whose prosecution, writes Blythe, the judge described “as one of the most 'horrendous' prosecutions he had seen in his 34 years on…
Rank this Week: 761

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/
  • Jul 17

    Stupid Lawyer-Email Disclaimer

    Stupid Lawyer-Email Disclaimer
    I noticed this at the bottom of an email from a lawyer on a First Amendment civil case (he’s suing, I’m defending): NOTICE OF DISCLAIMERS & CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT NOT TO REMOVE DISCLAIMERS: This communication and any files or…
  • Jul 17

    Programming Note

    Programming Note
    The original version of this post included two lawyers who had cried “victim.” I identified neither; only a very small group (six people) knew who both were; those six already knew my opinion. While I had not identified him and…
  • Jun 25

    Victimocracy is for Sociopath

    Victimocracy is for Sociopath
    After reading Martha Stout’s 2006 The Sociopath Next Door recently I’ve been thinking a great deal about sociopaths. Stout contends that four percent of the U.S. population are sociopaths, people without conscience, which Stout…
Rank this Week: 829

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers legal topics such as appeals, drug crimes, internet crimes, white collar crime, and federal criminal trials. By Kish & Lietz.

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1040

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 17

    Pineville only the latest in string of cities and counties to install police-monitored camera

    Pineville only the latest in string of cities and counties to install police-monitored camera
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Do I need to hire an attorney if I have been falsely accused?”   Police in Pineville are telling would-be criminals to think twice before executing any…
  • Jul 15

    Running from a charge—and your past—only makes it worse

    Running from a charge—and your past—only makes it worse
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Do I need to hire an attorney if I have been falsely accused?”   Last week, Amy Arrington illustrated how not to handle an impending court appearance.…
  • Jul 10

    Woman’s apparent disappearing act to avoid court anything but new

    Woman’s apparent disappearing act to avoid court anything but new
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “If I have an outstanding warrant, what should I do?”   A Gaston County woman did not drown in the ocean near North Myrtle Beach on July 5. Police are sure of…
Rank this Week: 1132

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

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

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • Jul 16

    Do Residency Bans Drive Sex Offenders Underground ?

    Do Residency Bans Drive Sex Offenders Underground ?
    Steven Yoder recently wrote a article of the  same title as this blog post. The central question is do residency bans drive sex offenders underground. Mr. Yoder gives on example where a city in California created a park to drive out 33…
  • Jul 9

    Does the Attorney-Client Privilege Extend past Death ?

    Does the Attorney-Client Privilege Extend past Death ?
    Recently , I was faced with a question of whether an attorney-client privilege extends past death . First , I would like to thank the folks at the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility for helping me on this issue. Rule of…
  • Jun 24

    Follow Up on the 12 Hour Hold

    Follow Up on the 12 Hour Hold
    Chas Sisk and Walter F. Roche Jr. reported today that Governor  Haslam is in favor of making the 12 hour hold before a person can be released on bond mandatory. My prediction is that state legislators will be fighting each other…
Rank this Week: 707

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tacomacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 16

    Washington v. Harrington - Kidnapping Statute Challenged in Domestic Violence Case

    Washington v. Harrington - Kidnapping Statute Challenged in Domestic Violence Case
    The term "kidnapping" brings to mind images of strangers in masks, grabbing persons off the street at gunpoint and forcing them into a vehicle to be taken to some unknown location. But the charge is often applied in domestic violence cases…
  • Jul 9

    Washington v. Swanson - Indecent Exposure Conviction Upheld

    Washington v. Swanson - Indecent Exposure Conviction Upheld
    The Washington State Court of Appeals rejected a defendant's claim that misstatements of law made by a prosecutor during closing arguments of an indecent exposure trial were grounds for a new trial. That argument in Washington v. Swanson…
  • Jul 2

    Riley v. California - U.S. Supreme Court Requires Warrant for Cell Phone Searche

    Riley v. California - U.S. Supreme Court Requires Warrant for Cell Phone Searche
    In a decision that has been coined a "sweeping victory for privacy rights in the digital age," the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that police must have a warrant if they wish to search the cell phones of people under arrest. The case…
Rank this Week: 1181

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Jul 16

    Former Southwestern Michigan Teacher Facing Sexual Assault Charge

    Former Southwestern Michigan Teacher Facing Sexual Assault Charge
    David Wing, a former southwestern Michigan teacher and coach, was arrested on Saturday on sexual assault charges. Wing, who is 59 years old, is accused of the sexual assault of a 16-year-old child and producing child sexually abusive…
  • Jul 14

    Judge Rules Bay City Teen Accused of Sex Crimes Psychologically Competent for Trial

    Judge Rules Bay City Teen Accused of Sex Crimes Psychologically Competent for Trial
    In June of last year, 19-year-old Dylan T. Dominowski of Bay City was arraigned on three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a person younger than 13 and a single count of third-degree CSC. Just days later, eight more counts…
  • Jul 10

    Crystal Man Charged with Six Felonies in Alleged Sexual Assault of Teen Girl

    Crystal Man Charged with Six Felonies in Alleged Sexual Assault of Teen Girl
    Just over two weeks ago, a Montcalm County man was charged with six felonies in connection with the alleged sexual assault of two females who were 13 and 16 at the time of the assaults, according to news articles at Mlive.com. 33-year-old…
Rank this Week: 713

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 14

    What is a Required Finding of Not Guilty and How Does it Work?

    What is a Required Finding of Not Guilty and How Does it Work?
    The duty of the office of the district attorney in Massachusetts is not only to prosecute cases but to screen criminal allegations to determine if in fact a crime was committed. Sometimes this screening process fails. Young prosecutors…
  • Jul 10

    Newburyport Police Find a Cocaine Lab and Arrest a 51 Year Old Man

    Newburyport Police Find a Cocaine Lab and Arrest a 51 Year Old Man
    Cocaine labs are rare in Massachusetts. By the time the drug makes it into the Commonwealth it has already been processed and often diluted with cutting agents. Large scale cocaine production efforts are typically performed in the countries…
  • Jul 8

    When a Drug Trafficking Charge Should Be Reduced to a Drug Possession Charge

    When a Drug Trafficking Charge Should Be Reduced to a Drug Possession Charge
    Prosecutors in Massachusetts can understand that sometimes the lines between simple possession of drugs and possession with the intent to distribute drugs are blurred. Oftentimes those cases, if initially charged as “intent to…
Rank this Week: 1009

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.bostonsexualabuselawyer.com/
  • Jul 13

    Statute of Limitations Extended for Civil Sex Abuse Claim

    Statute of Limitations Extended for Civil Sex Abuse Claim
    Massachusetts legislators have passed a bill to extend by 32 years the statute of limitations for filing civil suits against perpetrators of sexual abuse of minors. The new law gives child victims of sexual abuse until age 53 to sue their…
  • Jul 3

    Female Somerville Teacher Charged with Rape

    Female Somerville Teacher Charged with Rape
    A Somerville teacher was charged with raping a 13-year-old student after authorities said the victim's mother saw disturbing online communications. "The idea that a teacher would use their position of authority to manipulate an…
  • Jun 22

    HOUSE VOTES TO EXTEND STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS IN CHILD SEX ABUSE

    HOUSE VOTES TO EXTEND STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS IN CHILD SEX ABUSE
    After years of trying to strike a compromise, the House voted unanimously on Wednesday to extend the statute of limitations for victims of child sexual assault to bring civil claims against their abusers. The bill (H 4126) would allow…
Rank this Week: 726

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/
  • Jul 13

    Possible Changes to Parole for Juveniles Serving Life Sentence

    Possible Changes to Parole for Juveniles Serving Life Sentence
    The hot topic before the state’s Senate right now is a bill that could give juveniles who are serving a life sentence the opportunity to become eligible for parole after serving a minimum of 20 years, the Berkshire Eagle reports.…
  • Jul 10

    Soccer Star Luis Suarez Bites Opponents Ear: Is This An Assault And Battery In Massachusetts?

    Soccer Star Luis Suarez Bites Opponents Ear: Is This An Assault And Battery In Massachusetts?
    The drama for the Men’s World Cup has not been limited to the win and loss columns or to the untimely exit of the United States Men’s team. Soccer sensation and Uruguay’s marquee player Luis Suarez was fined $100,000.00 and…
  • Jul 8

    DUIs and Holiday Weekend

    DUIs and Holiday Weekend
    The Fourth of July holiday is one that is often celebrated by gatherings of friends and family members enjoying a barbeque-style meal, with lots of fireworks. The festivities are often accompanied by the consumption of alcohol. This year,…
Rank this Week: 1059

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal defense and DUI law. By Hoffman & Associates.

http://www.losangelesduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 10

    Is Alcohol Monitoring an Option for me During my Los Angeles DUI?

    Is Alcohol Monitoring an Option for me During my Los Angeles DUI?
    What is alcohol monitoring? Alcohol monitoring looks like a small bracelet that you wear on your ankle. It monitors your alcohol use and transmits reports to either the court, or to you directly. It is referred to as transdermal monitoring…
  • Jul 1

    Injury or Death to Person in a Los Angeles Hit and Run

    Injury or Death to Person in a Los Angeles Hit and Run
    California Vehicle Code §20003 and 20004 dictate a driver’s duty upon injury or death to another driver or pedestrian. California Vehicle Code §20003 states in pertinent part: “The driver of any vehicle involved in an…
  • Jun 26

    Consequences of a Los Angeles Hit and Run

    Consequences of a Los Angeles Hit and Run
    There are two statute that govern sentencing deadlines for a Los Angeles Hit and Run. They are divided up by damage to property and injury to person. California Vehicle Code §20002 addresses damage to property. The relevant portion…
Rank this Week: 561

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Jul 10

    Florida Supreme Court Rejects Car Color Criminal Case: Puts Brakes on Cops!

    Florida Supreme Court Rejects Car Color Criminal Case: Puts Brakes on Cops!
    The Florida Supreme Court, in a landmark decision put the brakes on over policing Sheriff Deputies, who stop vehicles for “innocent” behavior and then form reasonable suspicion to search the driver, the occupants and their…
  • Jun 30

    Violating Probation in Palm Beach County

    Violating Probation in Palm Beach County
    Violating Probation in Palm Beach County, FL can result in the probationer being incarcerated. If a probationer violates Felony Probation, the term of incarceration is determined by the sentencing guideline score sheet. If the probationer…
  • Jun 25

    Florida DUI Law: Video, Observations and Driver’s Admission

    Florida DUI Law: Video, Observations and Driver’s Admission
    A person is guilty of the offense of driving under the influence or DUI in Florida if the driver is operating an automobile or in physical control of a vehicle, while the driver is under the influence of alcoholic beverages or chemical…
Rank this Week: 1138

Cybercrime Review

Cybercrime Review

Explores new technology, recent legal developments, and interesting arguments at the intersection of computers and the law. By Jeffrey Brown.

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

Kansas Defenders

Kansas Defenders

Forum for discussion about issues and appellate decisions of interest to Kansas defenders.

http://kansasdefenders.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 9

    Combining Murdock and Brooks could really help some federal defendant

    Combining Murdock and Brooks could really help some federal defendant
    In State v. Murdock, No. 104,533 (Kan. May 2, 2014), the Kansas Supreme Court recently held that when determining criminal history for a defendant in a Kansas state felony case, all prior convictions that predate the Kansas Sentencing…
  • Jun 8

    Tenth Circuit overrules U.S. v. Hill

    Tenth Circuit overrules U.S. v. Hill
    Melody Evans won recently in United States v. Brooks, No. 13-3166 (10th Cir. June 2, 2014), reversing Mr. Brooks' sentence and enhancement as a "career offender."  The court held that Mr. Brooks' previous Kansas state conviction for…
  • May 17

    Pre-guidelines prior convictions are all nonperson felonie

    Pre-guidelines prior convictions are all nonperson felonie
    Ryan Eddinger and Patrick Dunn won in State v. Murdock, No. 104,533 (Kan. May 2, 2014), resulting in a new sentencing hearing in a Shawnee County robbery prosecution.  The court reversed Murdock's sentence and held that Murdock's…
Rank this Week: 900

Houston Criminal Lawyer Jack…

Houston Criminal Lawyer Jack Carroll

Reviews some of his Texas and Federal criminal cases, criminal defense experience, and nuances in criminal law.

http://jackbcarroll.com/houston-tx-lawyer/criminal-trials/
  • Jun 30

    Why Legal Representation Is a Must-Have

    Why Legal Representation Is a Must-Have
    When you are accused of a crime, it is your legal right to have representation. There is no reason for you to face the criminal justice system alone. Hiring a criminal justice lawyer [...]
  • Jun 20

    Why Experience Matters in Your Criminal Defense

    Why Experience Matters in Your Criminal Defense
    Knowledge does not equal skill. This rule applies to many facets of life, but is most important when your freedom hangs in the balance. The law can be interpreted in many different ways. [...]
  • Feb 19

    A Potential Child Porn Indictment Storm is Brewing in Montgomery County

    A Potential Child Porn Indictment Storm is Brewing in Montgomery County
    Amongst some of the more “in the know” criminal defense lawyers in Houston, there’s been some off the record discussion about an expected storm of internet child pornography cases coming out of Montgomery County, TX. Most…
Rank this Week: 877

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    HOLD THE PHONE...BUT DON'T SEARCH IT WITHOUT A WARRANT

    HOLD THE PHONE...BUT DON'T SEARCH IT WITHOUT A WARRANT
    If a driver is pulled over and charged with a criminal offense, can the police search through the data on the driver's cell phone? That question was recently addressed by the United States Supreme Court. The case does not directly involve a…
  • Jun 14

    CAN OFFICERS IGNORE EVIDENCE OF SOBRIETY WHEN ARRESTING SOMEONE FOR DUI/OVI IN OHIO?

    CAN OFFICERS IGNORE EVIDENCE OF SOBRIETY WHEN ARRESTING SOMEONE FOR DUI/OVI IN OHIO?
    What does it mean when the law says an officer must have 'probable cause' to arrest a person for a DUI/OVI? Common sense tells us the evidence observed by the officer must lead to the conclusion that the person is probably under the…
  • May 24

    OHIO USES DUI/OVI CHECKPOINTS, BUT IT COULD BE WORSE

    OHIO USES DUI/OVI CHECKPOINTS, BUT IT COULD BE WORSE
    This is Memorial Day Weekend, the unofficial beginning of summer. A lot of people will be on the road: visiting friends, attending parades, and going to cookouts. Some unlucky people on the road will find themselves stopped at DUI/OVI…
Rank this Week: 878