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Denver DUI Attorney Blog

Denver DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DUI, DWAI, and motor vehicle hearings. By the Law Office of Monte J. Robbins, Esq.

http://www.denverduiattorneyblog.net/
  • Aug 18

    The Letter No One Wants: Colorado DMV is Extending Your Interlock Due to Violation

    The Letter No One Wants: Colorado DMV is Extending Your Interlock Due to Violation
    Picture yourself enjoying Colorado’s blue sky and sunshine and reaching into your mailbox to find this little “gem”: “Colorado Department of Revenue records indicate that your ignition interlock device has prevented…
  • Aug 8

    Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in Colorado: Law and Penaltie

    Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in Colorado: Law and Penaltie
    Before Colorado law enforcement searches a person’s premises, auto, or person, law enforcement may question the person as to whether or not the he/she has a needle or syringe that may prick/puncture/poke/stick the officer.  Law…
  • Aug 7

    No Bail for Some Colorado Domestic Violence and Stalking Cases Starts August 9, 2017

    No Bail for Some Colorado Domestic Violence and Stalking Cases Starts August 9, 2017
    Starting August 9, 2017 some people charged with domestic violence offenses or stalking will not be eligible for bail/bond under a new Colorado law.  As noted in the title of this post, the law only applies to some specific domestic…
Rank this Week: 3376

This Week's Florida Appeals Court…

This Week's Florida Appeals Court Decisions

Provides a summary of selected civil and criminal cases. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/florida-appeals-court-decisions/
Rank this Week: 1720

Brisk Legal Group

Brisk Legal Group

Covers criminal law and professional discipline.

http://www.brill-legal.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    The role of social media in domestic violence charge

    The role of social media in domestic violence charge
    Recently, accusations of domestic violence against two baseball players did not originate from the usual sources, such as a police report, video or court testimony. Rather, the sources of the allegations came from social media. Kristen Eck,…
  • Aug 11

    Male model faces rape charges for allegedly forcing himself on ‘wrong roommate’

    Male model faces rape charges for allegedly forcing himself on ‘wrong roommate’
    A male model is facing felony rape charges for allegedly raping a woman after he mistook her for her female roommate. Henry Romero, 30, apologized to the victim immediately after the alleged attack in a Manhattan apartment. She was a visitor…
  • Aug 4

    Art forger arrested again for selling fake Damien Hirst print

    Art forger arrested again for selling fake Damien Hirst print
    An art forger previously convicted of selling knock-off paintings was arrested again on June 14 just over two weeks after being released from prison on similar charges. He was indicted on 11 counts in New York State Supreme Court in…
Rank this Week: 1873

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 695

White Collar Wire

White Collar Wire

Covers news, cases, judicial opinions, practical tips and scholarly work regarding white-collar criminal and civil enforcement, grand jury investigations and regulatory compliance. By Jackson R. Sharman, III.

http://jacksharman.com/
  • Aug 18

    Gin Van, Joan Collins and Rare Earth

    Gin Van, Joan Collins and Rare Earth
    Friday is upon us, so a few notes about cocktails. Cocktail snobbery is suffering a (deserved) backlash, as Robert O. Simonson of the New York Times points out in When Bad Drinks Go Good: Just as the cocktail renaissance has brought…
  • Aug 15

    White-Collar Motive, Gun Crazy Movie

    White-Collar Motive, Gun Crazy Movie
    In 1950, producers Frank and Maurice King released Gun Crazy, a sometimes surreal Bonnie-and-Clyde story with an introverted, pacifist gun lover (Barton Tare, played by John Dall) and an English femme fatale sharpshooter …
  • Aug 14

    Search Warrants and Russia Raid

    Search Warrants and Russia Raid
    The execution of a search warrant on a residence owned by Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign director, raises some interesting questions.  Search warrants are rarely necessary in white-collar cases, yet their use…
Rank this Week: 2217

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1451

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI issues, including field sobriety testing, post-conviction relief, ignition interlocks. By Levow DWI Law.

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    New Jersey Media Examine “Toughness” of State DWI Law

    New Jersey Media Examine “Toughness” of State DWI Law
    The legal treatment of driving while intoxicated (DWI) varies from one state to another, with some states categorizing it as a criminal offense and others, including New Jersey, calling it a traffic or motor vehicle offense. Several recent…
  • Aug 17

    Federal Government Recommends Expanding Use of Ignition Interlock Devices in DWI Case

    Federal Government Recommends Expanding Use of Ignition Interlock Devices in DWI Case
    New Jersey law imposes a wide variety of penalties for the traffic offense of driving while intoxicated (DWI). Some of these penalties, like fines and jail time, are primarily punitive. Other penalties have the additional goal of public…
  • Jul 26

    New Jersey Appellate Division Addresses DWI Step-Down Provisions in Refusal Case

    New Jersey Appellate Division Addresses DWI Step-Down Provisions in Refusal Case
    New Jersey law imposes increasingly harsh penalties for subsequent convictions of driving while intoxicated (DWI) and refusal to submit to breath testing. Penalties for both offenses may include fines, a driver’s license suspension, and…
Rank this Week: 2938

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    New Arizona Fireworks Bill and Business Self Regulation

    New Arizona Fireworks Bill and Business Self Regulation
    Rebuilding My Family in Recovery: Addiction Survivors Discuss Mending Fences After Finding Lasting Sobriety Photo credit: Pixabay The excruciating pain of addiction isn’t limited to the person who’s abusing substances —…
  • May 25

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?
    After going through an accident that ends up with injuries, the victim will never know the full extent of their damages until some time has passed after the accident. Even if a person believes that their injury was minor, they could suffer…
  • May 5

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?
    Many people might find it difficult to go seek help for a mental disorder that they may have. Obtaining a diagnosis is the first step in receiving treatment. Going to a physician’s office may be the first step, but not the last.…
Rank this Week: 4364

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 254

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
  • Aug 18

    How an Attorney Qualifies an Expert Witne

    How an Attorney Qualifies an Expert Witne
    Attorney Miles Mason talks about qualifying someone as an expert witness. How does he demonstrate an accountant’s training, experience, and credentials so that the court will permit him or her to testify as an expert?
  • Aug 15

    Calculating Income in Divorce Case

    Calculating Income in Divorce Case
    There are four widely recognized methods of calculating income in divorce cases. These four methods have been developed for use by the Internal Revenue Service in calculating unreported income in tax cases, and are the primary ways a…
  • Aug 10

    Calculating Lost Profits in Litigation

    Calculating Lost Profits in Litigation
    In the below video, Tracy Coenen talks about three common methods that are used to calculate lost profits in commercial litigation: the before and after approach, the yardstick approach, and hypothetical profits. In general, these methods are…
Rank this Week: 435

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

Covers immigration policies and criminal defense law in Austin, Texas.

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Aug 18

    Crimes Against Police – Deputy is Shot Dead in Baytown

    Crimes Against Police – Deputy is Shot Dead in Baytown
    Crimes against police are seldom far from the headlines in Texas after a tragedy last year and a move to make acts of violence against first responders hate crimes. In April, another police officer lost his life when a Harris… Read…
  • Aug 17

    Texas Exonerations Are Again the Highest in the Nation

    Texas Exonerations Are Again the Highest in the Nation
    Texas exonerations were again the highest in the nation last year. In many cases, defendants were convicted of a crime that didn’t happen. A report issued earlier this year found the number of people exonerated in the United States…
  • Aug 16

    R Visas for Religious Worker

    R Visas for Religious Worker
    Many people are unaware that religious workers can qualify for short-term R visas to work in the United States. According to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), an R-1 visa holder is a foreign national who arrives in the…
Rank this Week: 3379

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/
  • Aug 18

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    The violence that erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia, when counter-protesters clashed with hate groups demonstrating in opposition to the city’s removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee is one of the biggest news stories of the…
  • Aug 17

    The Rape Shield Statute: Its Limitations and Recent Application

    The Rape Shield Statute: Its Limitations and Recent Application
    North Carolina adopted a rule in 1979 to limit the introduction of evidence about the sexual behavior of an alleged victim in criminal trials for rape and other sexual offenses. Before that so-called rape shield rule was enacted, evidence of…
  • Aug 15

    State v. Huddy and the Community Caretaking Exception

    State v. Huddy and the Community Caretaking Exception
    Huddy, ___N.C. App. ___, 799 S.E.2d 650 (April 18, 2017) was decided earlier this year and reversed the trial court’s denial of a motion to suppress. A unanimous Court of Appeals found that the search of the defendant’s home was…
Rank this Week: 3241

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal defense.

http://gregoryandwaldo.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    Pedestrian Rights in Nevada

    Pedestrian Rights in Nevada
    The post Pedestrian Rights in Nevada appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. While every Nevada pedestrian does have rights, they may not be exactly what people believe. To make matters worse, not all drivers are entirely certain…
  • Aug 1

    Do I Need to Hire an Attorney if I Plan to Plead Guilty?

    Do I Need to Hire an Attorney if I Plan to Plead Guilty?
    The post Do I Need to Hire an Attorney if I Plan to Plead Guilty? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. Well, now you think they’ve got you dead to rights. There’s no way out of the mess you’re in, and pleading…
  • Jul 12

    Can A Personal Injury Attorney Make a Difference In My Case?

    Can A Personal Injury Attorney Make a Difference In My Case?
    The post Can A Personal Injury Attorney Make a Difference In My Case? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. If you have suffered a personal injury through no fault of your own and intend to seek compensation, it’s easy to…
Rank this Week: 2316

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    Public Defenders Are Effective Attorneys for Those Who Qualify

    Public Defenders Are Effective Attorneys for Those Who Qualify
    Anyone who has taken middle school civics, or who has ever seen a cop show on TV, knows the 6th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees those who are accused of a crime have the right to be represented by a lawyer in all critical phases…
  • Jun 18

    Drug Court can help some offenders avoid jailtime

    Drug Court can help some offenders avoid jailtime
    Thankfully, the criminal justice system recognizes that crimes related to drugs and alcohol are oftentimes rooted in the disease of addiction and offers a respite in a program called Drug Court. If successfully completed, Drug Court helps…
  • May 2

    Pre-Trial programs can help offenders avoid conviction

    Pre-Trial programs can help offenders avoid conviction
    Everybody makes mistakes. For some people, those mistakes bring them into conflict with the law. Thankfully, Florida law recognizes that, in some cases, offenders deserve a second chance. In Pensacola, Milton, Fort Walton, Destin, and all…
Rank this Week: 1091

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    Asia-Pacific Countries – Death Penalty Status, Population, etc

    Asia-Pacific Countries – Death Penalty Status, Population, etc
    Source: Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (18 August 2017)https://adpan.org/2017/08/17/asia-pacific-countries-death-penalty-status-population-etc/ASIA-PACIFIC COUNTRIES – Death Penalty Abolition StatusASIAEastern AsiaChina…
  • Jul 28

    Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian

    Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian
    Source: Reuters (28 July 2017)https://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-execution-idUSKBN1AD10OJAKARTA (Reuters) - The office of Indonesia's ombudsman has unearthed evidence of rights violations in the execution of a Nigerian drug convict…
  • Jul 28

    Japan executions: Inside the secretive, efficient death chamber

    Japan executions: Inside the secretive, efficient death chamber
    Source: News.com.auhttp://www.news.com.au/world/asia/japan-executions-inside-the-secretive-efficient-death-chambers/news-story/e650b790265fcf2dafc2f8ba9fa1e52fTHERE are polished floors, clean surroundings and symbolic statues.But this place…
Rank this Week: 362

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Aug 17

    Teilung der Erbschaft: Zuteilung von Losen

    Teilung der Erbschaft: Zuteilung von Losen
    In seinem Urteil vom 22. Juni 2017 (5A_396/2015) behandelt das Bundesgericht Fragen zur Zuweisung von Losen im Zusammenhang mit einer Erbteilung. Sind die Voraussetzungen für die Bildung von solchen Losen erfüllt und können…
  • Aug 14

    MWST: Konsultativgremium

    MWST: Konsultativgremium
    Die Eidgenössische Steuerverwaltung (ESTV) hat Ende Juli 2017 die ersten Entwürfe zur Änderung der MWST-Info 07 Steuerbemessung und Steuersätze sowie der MWST-Branchen Info 08 Hotel- und Gastgewerbe publik gemacht. Zu den…
  • Aug 1

    Retrozessionen: Verjährung der Herausgabeansprüche auf Versicherungsprämien

    Retrozessionen: Verjährung der Herausgabeansprüche auf Versicherungsprämien
    Das Bundesgericht hat mehrmals bestätigt, dass ein Beauftragter im Rahmen des Auftragsverhältnisses alle von Dritten erhaltenen Retrozessionen, die in einem inneren Zusammenhang zur Auftragsausführung stehen dem Auftraggeber…
Rank this Week: 1975

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    What are the Criminal Penalties for Driving Uninsured in Massachusetts?

    What are the Criminal Penalties for Driving Uninsured in Massachusetts?
    In MA, drivers are required to carry liability insurance. The minimum requirements are $20,000 per person for bodily injury, $40,000 per accident for bodily injury, $8,000 for personal injury protection, and $5,000 to cover property damages…
  • Aug 17

    What is the Difference Between Indecent Assault and Aggravated Sexual Assault in MA?

    What is the Difference Between Indecent Assault and Aggravated Sexual Assault in MA?
    Sexual assault is a serious crime, and MA punishes it harshly. It is loosely defined as the unwanted and offensive sexual touching of another. The type of touching can vary widely; forced penetration is one form of sexual assault, but so is…
  • Aug 15

    Day Care Worker Facing Charges After Child Dies in Parked Van

    Day Care Worker Facing Charges After Child Dies in Parked Van
    A horrific tragedy earlier this month reminds us that a vehicle can quickly become deadly on a hot day. Last week, the body of three-year-old Myles Hill was discovered in a parked van at the Little Miracles Academy day care center in Orlando.…
Rank this Week: 1192

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Aug 17

    SAVING YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE: THE ILLINOIS PETITION TO RESCIND

    SAVING YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE: THE ILLINOIS PETITION TO RESCIND
    When you are arrested for DUI, the Secretary of State automatically suspends your driver’s license for a certain time period. However, you may still try to challenge the suspension so you may drive. If you challenge the suspension, your…
  • Aug 17

    SAVING YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE: THE ILLINOIS PETITION TO RESCIND

    SAVING YOUR DRIVER’S LICENSE: THE ILLINOIS PETITION TO RESCIND
    When you are arrested for DUI, the Secretary of State automatically suspends your driver’s license for a certain time period. However, you may still try to challenge the suspension so you may drive. If you challenge the suspension, your…
  • Jul 27

    I WAS CAUGHT SWITCHING SAMPLES IN MY DRUG TEST WHAT CAN HAPPEN?

    I WAS CAUGHT SWITCHING SAMPLES IN MY DRUG TEST WHAT CAN HAPPEN?
    You were convicted for a drug-related DUI. As part of your sentence, you must submit to random drug testing. You knew you couldn’t pass, so you switched your urine sample with a friend’s. Somehow, the probation officer figured it…
Rank this Week: 2262

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Aug 17

    Why Do This Job?: Reflections on my 1,000th CLE Talk

    Why Do This Job?: Reflections on my 1,000th CLE Talk
    Greetings from the Cordele, Georgia, Cracker Barrel. I am out and about and doing some client interviews today. Yesterday, I spoke to a group of law students about criminal defense. As is often the case, I was the only private practitioner on…
  • Jun 21

    The Self Talk Treadmill

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

    Look at Your Approach and not Just Your Result

    Look at Your Approach and not Just Your Result
    I spent last Friday and Saturday in a certification class so that I can be an assistant coach on my son’s clay shooting team for the upcoming season. The class consisted of a classroom component and a hands-on component at a local…
Rank this Week: 3627

Federal Criminal Law Center

Federal Criminal Law Center

Covers criminal law news and cases. By The Law Firm of Shein & Brandenburg.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    What is a Pre-Sentence Report?

    What is a Pre-Sentence Report?
    A pre-sentence report is provided to a court before the sentencing of someone who has offended criminal rights. These reports are prepared by probation officers between a person’s conviction and the date that is set for sentencing. The…
  • Aug 8

    What is Kate’s Law?

    What is Kate’s Law?
    Kate’s Law (also known as the Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015) was named after Kate Steinle, a young woman who was murdered in San Francisco by a man who had previously been deported from the United…
  • Jul 27

    Five Most Common Instances of Food Stamp Fraud

    Five Most Common Instances of Food Stamp Fraud
    Many individuals associate fraud with large amount of money and elaborate schemes, but food stamp fraud is an offense that has received increased focus in recent years. The state of Georgia takes significant efforts to enforce violations…
Rank this Week: 4310

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas?

    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas?
    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas? Deferred adjudication in Texas is an alternative to jail or prison time and is a form of community supervision (probation) that is allowed under Code of Criminal Procedure 42A.101 through…
  • Aug 16

    Using a Fake ID in Texas: A Look at the Criminal Consequence

    Using a Fake ID in Texas: A Look at the Criminal Consequence
    Go to any college town in Texas, and there’s a high likelihood many students will have a fake ID tucked in their purse or pocket. In fact, it may be the one thing they never leave home without. While a fake ID may be an…
  • Aug 10

    12 Things I Learned From My Summer Internship

    12 Things I Learned From My Summer Internship
    Breaking into the workforce straight from college is almost impossible, which is why internships are so valuable. Fortunately, I was able to land an internship this summer at the Fort Worth law firm of Varghese Summersett. Granted, my dad is…
Rank this Week: 1297

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog…

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog by Texas Defense Attorneys

Covers federal and state criminal law issues that come up during police stops all the way through sentencing. By Varghese Summersett PLLC.

https://versustexas.com/blog
  • Aug 17

    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas?

    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas?
    What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas? Deferred adjudication in Texas is an alternative to jail or prison time and is a form of community supervision (probation) that is allowed under Code of Criminal Procedure 42A.101 through…
  • Aug 16

    Using a Fake ID in Texas: A Look at the Criminal Consequence

    Using a Fake ID in Texas: A Look at the Criminal Consequence
    Go to any college town in Texas, and there’s a high likelihood many students will have a fake ID tucked in their purse or pocket. In fact, it may be the one thing they never leave home without. While a fake ID may be an…
  • Aug 10

    12 Things I Learned From My Summer Internship

    12 Things I Learned From My Summer Internship
    Breaking into the workforce straight from college is almost impossible, which is why internships are so valuable. Fortunately, I was able to land an internship this summer at the Fort Worth law firm of Varghese Summersett. Granted, my dad is…
Rank this Week: 1755

California Criminal Defense and…

California Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Law Blog

By the Law Offices of Bamieh & Erickson, PLC.

http://www.bamieherickson.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    What is Community Property in a Divorce in California?

    What is Community Property in a Divorce in California?
    Going through a divorce is one of the most difficult and confusing things that can happen in your life. Not only are emotions heightened and fluctuating, but there are endless logistical nightmares to deal with as well—property…
  • Aug 15

    Can I Get a Divorce in California If My Spouse Cheated on Me?

    Can I Get a Divorce in California If My Spouse Cheated on Me?
    Divorce can be an extremely emotional and painful experience no matter what the circumstances. Those feelings can be magnified tenfold if the divorce involved infidelity. According to the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy,…
  • Aug 14

    The Most Common Types of Crimes in Santa Barbara

    The Most Common Types of Crimes in Santa Barbara
    It might come as a surprise to some California residents that Santa Barbara’s crime rate is 10 percent higher than the California average and 17 percent higher than the national average. A higher crime rate can also mean a higher rate…
Rank this Week: 1863

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 17

    Armed Robbery of a Gas Station in Massachusett

    Armed Robbery of a Gas Station in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts armed robbery case, a defendant appealed his conviction for armed robbery while masked. The case arose from an armed robbery of a gas station. The defendant, a regular customer, came in at 9 p.m. and bought $10…
  • Aug 4

    Proof of Domestic Violence with a Dangerous Weapon in Massachusett

    Proof of Domestic Violence with a Dangerous Weapon in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts criminal case, a defendant appealed after being convicted of rape, assault, and battery with a dangerous weapon. The case arose when the defendant started dating the victim, and the victim moved into his apartment,…
  • Jul 27

    Prescription Drug OUI in Massachusett

    Prescription Drug OUI in Massachusett
    In a 2017 Massachusetts appellate case, the defendant appealed from convictions for operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs (M.G. L. c. 90, § 24(1)(a)(1)) and negligent operation of a motor vehicle (M.G. L. c. 90, §…
Rank this Week: 2638

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    Your Rights as a Passenger Injured in a Georgia Auto Wreck

    Your Rights as a Passenger Injured in a Georgia Auto Wreck
    Passengers are often victims of car or truck accidents in Georgia. Usually, passengers have no control over a wreck that left them injured so may have rights to file a claim against a number of parties. The fact a passenger is unlikely to be…
  • Aug 14

    Why Traffic Deaths Are Rising Across the United State

    Why Traffic Deaths Are Rising Across the United State
    Cars are safer than they used to be and have additional features like electronic stability features and airbags while millions of dollars have been spent on driver education. However, traffic deaths are rising notwithstanding these…
  • Aug 11

    Trucking Industry Defeats New Rules to Keep Tired Truck Drivers off the Road

    Trucking Industry Defeats New Rules to Keep Tired Truck Drivers off the Road
    Tired truck drivers cause some terrible crashes on the roads of Georgia. However, fewer people are aware that regulations intended to improve the problem were defeated last year. The scuppering of new rules to keep tired truckers off the road…
Rank this Week: 2312

Jachimowicz Law Group Blog

Jachimowicz Law Group Blog

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

http://www.jachlawgroup.com/san-jose-law-blog
  • Aug 17

    Distractions Dangerous for Drivers and Pedestrian

    Distractions Dangerous for Drivers and Pedestrian
    Despite efforts at raising awareness through public safety campaigns, distracted driving continues to be a problem in San Jose and throughout the U.S. The lure of sending texts, emails, checking social media, and taking pictures is…
  • Aug 15

    What Can a California Restraining Order Do?

    What Can a California Restraining Order Do?
    If you have been served with a restraining order in California (also sometimes referred to as a protective order) you likely have a lot of questions. While an experienced criminal defense lawyer can answer each and every one of your…
  • Aug 14

    Drowsy Driving a Leading Factor in Truck Accident

    Drowsy Driving a Leading Factor in Truck Accident
    Most of us occasionally suffer the effects of insomnia. If you have to go to work the next day, not getting enough sleep can have a definite impact on your job performance and productivity. For truck drivers in particular, a lack of rest and…
Rank this Week: 1688

The Law Offices of John J. Zarych…

The Law Offices of John J. Zarych Legal Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.johnzarych.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    What are the Penalties for Illegal Possession of Prescription Drugs in Atlantic City?

    What are the Penalties for Illegal Possession of Prescription Drugs in Atlantic City?
    Having a prescription drug without a lawful prescription can get you in serious trouble in New Jersey. There are even more serious penalties for drug distribution crimes. If you were arrested for drug possession for prescription drugs, you…
  • Aug 16

    The Dangers of Incompetent Defense Attorney

    The Dangers of Incompetent Defense Attorney
    TaiChin Preyor faced capital punishment in Texas for a 2004 murder charge. On July 27th, the execution was carried-out, despite Preyor’s claims that his attorneys were incompetent. This raises the question of what legal incompetence…
  • Aug 14

    What Are the Penalties for Solicitation of Prostitution in New Jersey?

    What Are the Penalties for Solicitation of Prostitution in New Jersey?
    In an effort to stop prostitution, most police departments and prosecutors focus their efforts on arresting and prosecuting the “johns” who hire prostitutes. While they may arrest and try prostitutes, too, many efforts to stop the…
Rank this Week: 1367

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC Blog

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Aug 16

    Police Departments Are Starting Programs to Report Crimes Online

    Police Departments Are Starting Programs to Report Crimes Online
    For many crime victims, reporting a crime can be just as painful as the crime itself. Law enforcement agencies have long recognized this problem and worked to address it by use of anonymous tip phone lines and Silent Witness programs. The…
  • Aug 16

    Maryland State Trooper Arrested for DUI After Accident in Cecil County Maryland

    Maryland State Trooper Arrested for DUI After Accident in Cecil County Maryland
    Maryland State Trooper, Tanner Leroy Nickerson, was arrested on Sunday, August 13th 2017 at 9:02 p.m. for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while impaired and four other related traffic offenses. Court records indicate that…
  • Aug 16

    What Should You Do if the Police Come to Your Home

    What Should You Do if the Police Come to Your Home
    The police at your door will overwhelm most people with fear that they have done something wrong. There is a right and wrong way to handle the police at your door. Baltimore criminal lawyer Randolph Rice talks about what you should do if the…
Rank this Week: 1469

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Aug 16

    Photo of Spanish Folk Saint Reasonable Suspicion of Drug Activity?

    Photo of Spanish Folk Saint Reasonable Suspicion of Drug Activity?
    Jesus Malverde, a Spanish folk saint known as the “Narco-saint” is celebrated by many individuals including those involved in drug trafficking; for this reason, any memorial item of him may be add to an officer’s reasonable…
  • Aug 14

    Unreasonable Search of a Hotel Room

    Unreasonable Search of a Hotel Room
    In some ways, a hotel room is literally a home away from home as patrons are granted the same privacy against an unreasonable search of their hotel room just as they would a search of their residence. Fourth amendment protection of hotel…
  • Aug 9

    Religious Rights of Inmates in Utah

    Religious Rights of Inmates in Utah
    Inmates in Utah lose many of their freedoms temporarily while they serve their time behind bars, yet many religious rights of inmates continue to be upheld throughout their incarceration. Freedom of religion The First Amendment to the United…
Rank this Week: 4403

New York Criminal Defense Blog

New York Criminal Defense Blog

Covers high-profile crimes and the NYS criminal system. By Arkady Bukh.

http://www.nyccriminallawyer.com/blog
  • Aug 16

    Self-Defense With Everyday Object

    Self-Defense With Everyday Object
    It's not everyone someone may need to protect themselves with powder detergent, a rock or even a slipper, but it's nice to know self-defense – in an emergency – can be supplemented with everyday objects found around the house. The…
  • Aug 4

    Trial Brings No Solace to Mother after Son’s Death

    Trial Brings No Solace to Mother after Son’s Death
    Brandon L Woodard was killed in broad daylight in Manhattan in 2012. The accused for the murder include Lloyd T. McKenzie and four other men. Lead prosecutor Christopher Prevost says that this was a brutal cold and calculated murder. The…
  • Jul 28

    Things Your Mom Never Told You About Traveling

    Things Your Mom Never Told You About Traveling
    Following 9/11, American authorities established the Transportation Security Administration to help secure American borders. Many observers feel that nothing was done other than putting a band aid on a major wound. The TSA has been…
Rank this Week: 1471

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1528

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/
  • Aug 16

    Lessons From the Courtroom

    Lessons From the Courtroom
    Malcolm Gladwell wrote a great book titled Outliers. The book covered the careers of The Beatles , Bill Gates , and others. The premise of the book is that one does not become an expert until they do something over 10,000 hours. After 22…
  • Aug 8

    Reforms Needed for Davidson County Grand Jury

    Reforms Needed for Davidson County Grand Jury
    The Tennessean has recently published two articles on some questionable practices of the Davidson County. TN. grand jury. A grand jury's main role is to determine if probable cause exists in order to return an indictment. The…
  • Jul 20

    Want 30 Days Jail Credit ? Get a Vasectomy.

    Want 30 Days Jail Credit ? Get a Vasectomy.
    Nashville's News Chanel Five reported yesterday of one Tennessee judge's unusual method to reduce one's jail sentence. White County Tennessee General Sessions Judge Sam Benningfield entered a standing court order granting 30 days of jail…
Rank this Week: 4772

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.texaspossessionofmarijuanalawyer.com/
  • Aug 16

    The state of Kratom

    The state of Kratom
    On August 25th, 2016, the DEA administer, Chuck Rosenberg, released a document announcing the agency would temporarily be placing Mitragyna speciose, commonly called Kratom, and its two primary chemicals, mitragynine and 7-hydroxymitragynine,…
  • Aug 15

    The Case for Asset Forfeiture Reform in Texa

    The Case for Asset Forfeiture Reform in Texa
    It is said that everything is bigger in Texas, unfortunately, that isn’t always a good thing. In just under a decade, Texas has taken $540.7 million dollars’ worth of assets from its citizens.[1] Texas is one of the more…
  • Aug 10

    Is CBD Legal or Illegal in Texas?

    Is CBD Legal or Illegal in Texas?
    With the passing of SB 339 in 2015, otherwise known as the “Texas Compassionate Use Act,” Texas joined more than three quarters of the states in establishing a medical marijuana program. However, many are unaware that prior to…
Rank this Week: 2125

Canadian Criminal Lawyer's Blog

Canadian Criminal Lawyer's Blog

By Daniel Brown.

http://www.yourbestdefence.com/legal-commentary/
  • Aug 16

    Your Right to Speak With a Lawyer After You Are Arrested: What You Need to Know.

    Your Right to Speak With a Lawyer After You Are Arrested: What You Need to Know.
    Under section 10(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, everyone who has been arrested by the police on a criminal charge has the “right to retain and instruct counsel without delay and to be informed of that right”.…
  • Jun 5

    Canada’s Sexual Offender Registry

    Canada’s Sexual Offender Registry
    Since 2004, Canadian Courts have required those found guilty of certain sex related crimes be registered in a sexual offender database. The Sexual Offender Information Registry Act (SOIRA) imposes obligations for those placed on the National…
  • Jun 5

    Canada’s Sexual Offender Registry

    Canada’s Sexual Offender Registry
    Since 2004, Canadian Courts have required those found guilty of certain sex related crimes be registered in a sexual offender database. The Sexual Offender Information Registry Act (SOIRA) imposes obligations for those placed on the National…
Rank this Week: 1895

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
Rank this Week: 3890

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    Carlsbad Pastor Arrested on Child Molestation Charge

    Carlsbad Pastor Arrested on Child Molestation Charge
    According to news outlet ABC 10, a Carlsbad pastor named Matthew Tague, 43, has been arrested on 16 counts of child molestation. Deputies with the San Diego Sheriff’s child abuse unit has charged him with lewd and lascivious acts with a…
  • Aug 10

    Bill Cosby Trial: Mistrial Declared After Jury Deadlock

    Bill Cosby Trial: Mistrial Declared After Jury Deadlock
    The saga of Bill Crosby’s criminal trial for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting dozens of women is finally over, as earlier this month, a Pennsylvania jury was unable to come to a unanimous decision, resulting in a mistrial. It…
  • Aug 3

    No Shackles for Pretrial Detainees in Court

    No Shackles for Pretrial Detainees in Court
    In a 6-5 opinion (United States v. Sanchez-Gomez), the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals just found the San Diego District Court’s 2013 shackling policy for pretrial defendants unconstitutional- “likening the court’s policy…
Rank this Week: 1309

Michigan Criminal Attorneys Blog

Michigan Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal law. By Hilf & Hilf, PLC.

https://www.michigancriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    What is a Motion for Directed Verdict in a Criminal Trial?

    What is a Motion for Directed Verdict in a Criminal Trial?
    As the close of the prosecution’s case, a Defendant can request the court for a directed verdict in his or her favor.  What is a directed verdict?  Michigan Court Rule 6.419 indicates that during a criminal trial the defense…
  • Aug 14

    Can I fire my court appointed lawyer?

    Can I fire my court appointed lawyer?
    On occasion, a person will be dissatisfied with the lawyer that represents them in criminal law proceedings.  The reasons someone wants to obtain a new lawyer are various.  Reasons to want to obtain a new lawyer include the…
  • Aug 7

    Michigan Insanity Defense – Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity and Guilty but Mentally Ill

    Michigan Insanity Defense – Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity and Guilty but Mentally Ill
    One of the more difficult defenses to establish in Michigan is the insanity defense.   To prove legal insanity the Defense must prove by a preponderance of the evidence (show that it is more probable than not true) that the Defendant…
Rank this Week: 1605

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/
  • Aug 16

    No Body, No Murder Conviction?

    No Body, No Murder Conviction?
    Dumped in a lake. Dissolved in acid. Fed to pigs. In movies and TV shows, murderers often find creative ways to dispose of one key piece of evidence: the victim’s body. In reality, disposing of the body may not prevent a murder…
  • Aug 8

    Trump Administration Making It Easier for Authorities to Take Your Stuff

    Trump Administration Making It Easier for Authorities to Take Your Stuff
    If you are accused of a crime, you may expect to lose certain rights. However, you may not expect law enforcement to seize your property and hold onto it for an extended period of time. Unfortunately, that is exactly what can happen to you…
  • Aug 2

    Case to Legalize Sports Gambling Heading to Supreme Court

    Case to Legalize Sports Gambling Heading to Supreme Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could change the future of sports betting. The court recently decided to hear arguments regarding the legalization of sports gambling. It all stems from a New Jersey ballot measure…
Rank this Week: 971

The Law Office of Greg Tsioros…

The Law Office of Greg Tsioros Criminal Law Blog

Covers the ins and outs of Texas criminal law.

http://www.txcrimdefense.com/blog
  • Aug 16

    Knowing Your Rights for the Upcoming Texas No Refusal Weekend

    Knowing Your Rights for the Upcoming Texas No Refusal Weekend
    Labor Day weekend is also a “No Refusal” weekend in Houston. Texas prosecutors like “No Refusal” holidays because they have a deterrent effect on drunk driving. Statistics show that an inordinate number of drunk…
  • Aug 9

    DWI: How Texas’s “Second Chance” Law Could Help First-Time Offender

    DWI: How Texas’s “Second Chance” Law Could Help First-Time Offender
    Governor Gregg Abbott recently signed H.B. 3016, a bill that will allow a first-time DWI offender to submit an application for non-disclosure to restrict access to his or her criminal record. The new law seals the offender’s record and…
  • Aug 2

    How a New Texas Law Will Reduce Handgun License Fee

    How a New Texas Law Will Reduce Handgun License Fee
    Texas Senate Bill 16 (S.B. 16), authored by Texas Senators Joan Huffman (R-Houston) and Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) lowers the fee for first-time gun license holders to $40 from $140. The license renewal fee is also reduced to $40 from…
Rank this Week: 1608

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    Domestic Violence E-Book, Part V

    Domestic Violence E-Book, Part V
    Common Questions When Defending Domestic Violent Cases in Florida What Strategies Are Used To Defend If Someone Is Going To Agree To Some Level Of Guilt? Also, What If Somebody Simply Didn’t Do Anything Wrong? The lawyers of Blake &…
  • Aug 3

    Domestic Violence E-Book, Part IV

    Domestic Violence E-Book, Part IV
    How Often Do Domestic Violence Cases In Florida Involve Alcohol and Drugs? How Often Are Domestic Violence Cases Related To Alcohol And Drugs? Oftentimes when a situation turns physical, it’s because the emotions are running hot and…
  • Jul 17

    Absence of Price Tags or Other Credible Evidence Helps Florida Defendant Win Petit Theft Conviction Appeal

    Absence of Price Tags or Other Credible Evidence Helps Florida Defendant Win Petit Theft Conviction Appeal
    When you or a loved one stands trial for a crime, it is important to put up the most vigorous defense possible, even when the crime in question is only a misdemeanor. Even misdemeanors can have serious consequences, and the difference…
Rank this Week: 3875

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Aug 16

    What You Need to Know About Reckless Driving in Texa

    What You Need to Know About Reckless Driving in Texa
    Reckless driving is a serious crime in the state of Texas. An individual commits the offense of reckless driving by operating a motor vehicle with willful or wanton disregard for the safety of another person or property. Reckless driving…
  • Aug 9

    Has the Statute of Limitations Expired for Your Texas Crime?

    Has the Statute of Limitations Expired for Your Texas Crime?
    In Texas, an “expiration date,” called a statute of limitations, is in place for almost all types of crimes. A statute of limitations restricts how long an individual or entity can delay taking legal action regarding a…
  • Aug 9

    Has the Statute of Limitations Expired for Your Texas Crime?

    Has the Statute of Limitations Expired for Your Texas Crime?
    In Texas, an “expiration date,” called a statute of limitations, is in place for almost all types of crimes. A statute of limitations restricts how long an individual or entity can delay taking legal action regarding a…
Rank this Week: 2201

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Aug 16

    Mrs. Minnesota Convicted Of Felony Theft

    Mrs. Minnesota Convicted Of Felony Theft
    A former Mrs. Minnesota was convicted of felony theft by swindle last week in Hennepin County District Court. According to court documents, Jennifer Kline, of Wayzata, was charged with felony theft by swindle after prosecutors allege that she…
  • Aug 15

    Minnesota Middle Of The Pack When It Comes To DUI Penaltie

    Minnesota Middle Of The Pack When It Comes To DUI Penaltie
    A recent study by the research center WalletHub.com reveals that Minnesota comes in at the middle of the pack when it comes to how strictly states handle DUI offenders. For their research, WalletHub looked at a number of different factors to…
  • Aug 14

    One Of Four Admits To Multi-State Sex Trafficking

    One Of Four Admits To Multi-State Sex Trafficking
    One of four individuals accused of partaking in a multi-state sex trafficking ring that preyed on foreign-born women has admitted to her role in the criminal enterprise. Fangyao Wu, 23, of Irvine, Calfifornia pleaded guilty on Thursday in…
Rank this Week: 3051

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Aug 16

    Mrs. Minnesota Convicted Of Felony Theft

    Mrs. Minnesota Convicted Of Felony Theft
    A former Mrs. Minnesota was convicted of felony theft by swindle last week in Hennepin County District Court. According to court documents, Jennifer Kline, of Wayzata, was charged with felony theft by swindle after prosecutors allege that she…
  • Aug 15

    Minnesota Middle Of The Pack When It Comes To DUI Penaltie

    Minnesota Middle Of The Pack When It Comes To DUI Penaltie
    A recent study by the research center WalletHub.com reveals that Minnesota comes in at the middle of the pack when it comes to how strictly states handle DUI offenders. For their research, WalletHub looked at a number of different factors to…
  • Aug 14

    One Of Four Admits To Multi-State Sex Trafficking

    One Of Four Admits To Multi-State Sex Trafficking
    One of four individuals accused of partaking in a multi-state sex trafficking ring that preyed on foreign-born women has admitted to her role in the criminal enterprise. Fangyao Wu, 23, of Irvine, Calfifornia pleaded guilty on Thursday in…
Rank this Week: 3356

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 16

    Chicago’s LGBT Community and the Law

    Chicago’s LGBT Community and the Law
    The law on sexual minorities is in its infancy stage in Chicago. There are a host of issues that are of concern to LGBT people in Chicago, the law being one of them. Specifically, advocacy groups have sought for protection at a time when the…
  • Aug 11

    Laws on Clean Energy in Chicago

    Laws on Clean Energy in Chicago
    Chicago is a modern city that has shown commitment to fighting climate change and protecting natural resources. This is particularly important within the context of the US government’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. Many…
  • Aug 9

    Confiscation Orders and Forfeiture in Chicago

    Confiscation Orders and Forfeiture in Chicago
    The civil asset forfeiture procedure has been significantly changed over the past few years in Chicago. The most common tool used is that of confiscation orders in cases where a court process has started or is contemplated. One of the reasons…
Rank this Week: 2386

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/
  • Aug 16

    Is Charlottesville Trump's Tipping Point?

    Is Charlottesville Trump's Tipping Point?
    "Does anyone know I own a house in Charlottesville? It is in Charlottesville. You’ll see....  It is the winery. I mean, I know a lot about Charlottesville. Charlottesville is a great place that’s been very badly hurt over the…
  • Aug 14

    Abandoning The Dog Whistle

    Abandoning The Dog Whistle
    You start out in 1954 by saying, "Ni***r, ni***r, ni***r." By 1968, you can't say "ni***r" — that hurts you. Backfires. So you say stuff like forced busing, states' rights and all that stuff. You're getting so abstract now [that] you're…
  • Aug 10

    It's Medication Time (Yet Again)

    It's Medication Time (Yet Again)
    While the Special Counsel continues to gather evidence that may ultimately doom Trump's presidency, it is becoming disturbingly clear that this may not happen soon enough.  Every day seems to provide more reasons why the…
Rank this Week: 2978