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Long Island Criminal Trial Law

Long Island Criminal Trial Law

Offers ideas and updates on law, procedure, and tactics to aid trial lawyers (and others) involved with allegations of wrongdoing. By Anthony Colleluori.

http://colleluorilaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 162

Crime Free World

Crime Free World

Covers violations of international humanitarian law, and international attempts to end individual impunity for heinous crimes. Includes review of international tribunals such as ICC, ICTY, and ICTR.

http://crimefreeworld.wordpress.com
  • Jun 9

    SHELL SETTLES WITH WIWA FAMILY AND OTHERS

    SHELL SETTLES WITH WIWA FAMILY AND OTHERS
    On the eve of the beginning of jury selection in New York, it was reported yesterday that Royal Dutch Shell settled the law suit brought against it by the son of Nigerian activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and the families of the other activists killed…
  • Jun 9

    SHELL SETTLES WITH WIWA FAMILY AND OTHERS

    SHELL SETTLES WITH WIWA FAMILY AND OTHERS
    On the eve of the beginning of jury selection in New York, it was reported yesterday that Royal Dutch Shell settled the law suit brought against it by the son of Nigerian activist Ken Saro-Wiwa and the families of the other activists killed…
  • May 23

    SUDAN REBEL LEADER TURNS HIMSELF IN TO ICC

    SUDAN REBEL LEADER TURNS HIMSELF IN TO ICC
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) indicted several people for the atrocities being committed in Darfur. The most famous of those wanted is of course, the president of Sudan, Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir, who has mocked the tribbunal by…
Rank this Week: 240

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/
  • May 24

    Northbound Traffic Backed up on Interstate 15, North of Blackfoot

    Northbound Traffic Backed up on Interstate 15, North of Blackfoot
    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…
  • May 21

    Fatality Crash Near Jerome

    Fatality Crash Near Jerome
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • May 21

    Motorcycle Crash With Injuries in Pocatello

    Motorcycle Crash With Injuries 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…
Rank this Week: 4789

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • May 24

    Getting Therapist Records in a Child Sexual Abuse Allegation

    Getting Therapist Records in a Child Sexual Abuse Allegation
    It is common for children to be placed in therapy when sexual abuse is either suspected or alleged. In fact, police departments, social workers and child abuse investigators will frequently refer cases to child therapists that they believe…
  • May 19

    How To End Up in Jail

    How To End Up in Jail
    In nearly twenty years of practice as an Orange County criminal defense attorney, I have seen the following too many times to recall: He has been served with a temporary restraining order and wants to fight it. The says there’s no…
  • Mar 16

    What To Do When You’re Arguing And Neighbors Call the Police

    What To Do When You’re Arguing And Neighbors Call the Police
    As an Orange County criminal defense lawyer who has handled thousands of domestic violence or spousal abuse cases, I get calls daily from people who were arrested or whose significant other was arrested because neighbors heard them fighting…
Rank this Week: 3170

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • May 24

    Boating and Intoxication

    Boating and Intoxication
    The Position of the Law The dangers of driving while drunk take different forms. It may lead to bodily harm for the drunk individual or someone else; or destruction of property; losing your driver’s license; or worse, being slapped with…
  • May 20

    DWI: How It Affects Job Search

    DWI: How It Affects Job Search
    A criminal record is a huge stain on your profile in the U.S, as it affects your future job prospects. Thankfully, more employers are taking a more lenient approach towards applicants with a DWI on their record. This is in addition to the…
  • May 17

    DUI versus DWI

    DUI versus DWI
    So, Are They The Same? It is easy to use DUI and DWI as synonyms, seeing how often we use them and differing definitions between jurisdictions. However, they are distinct offenses that, in some jurisdictions, carry separate charges. What is…
Rank this Week: 761

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 994

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • May 24

    News Scan

    News Scan
    'Blue Lives Matter' Bill to become La. Law:  A bill that would make attacks on police officers and other first responders a hate crime is expected to become law in Louisiana this week.  Greg Hilburn of the Daily Advertiser…
  • May 24

    Will Legalized Pot Cut Down on Alcohol Abuse?

    Will Legalized Pot Cut Down on Alcohol Abuse?
    One of the arguments for legalizing dope is that, given the fact that people are going to use one kind of intoxicant or another, we'll be better off, and safer (on the road, for example), if they're stoned rather than...
  • May 24

    Q: What Do You Get When You Scourge the Police?

    Q: What Do You Get When You Scourge the Police?
    A:  More violent crime, which is surging across the United States.As Heather McDonald writes in the WSJ:[T]he evidence is not looking good for those who dismiss the Ferguson effect, from the president on down. That group once included…
Rank this Week: 4917

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

Covers public criminal justice and defense. By Luftman, Heck & Associates LLP.

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • May 24

    Man in Licking County Preserves His Gun Rights After Domestic Violence Charge

    Man in Licking County Preserves His Gun Rights After Domestic Violence Charge
    The defense attorneys at Luftman, Heck & Associates understand that incidents involving domestic violence charges are very distressing. It was no different for a married man and loving father in Licking County, Ohio when he was charged…
  • May 23

    Live Streaming Criminal Act

    Live Streaming Criminal Act
    Most everyone has heard a story about someone making incriminating posts on social media. A story like that of Dustin Rittgers, who last December posted a Facebook video of himself driving drunk and was eventually arrested while still on the…
  • May 18

    Marijuana Possession Charges Dismissed In Delaware County

    Marijuana Possession Charges Dismissed In Delaware County
    During a traffic stop for expired tags, police officers in Delaware County noticed some marijuana in a young man’s car; therefore, charged him with marijuana possession. This young man wanted to avoid having a drug conviction tarnishing…
Rank this Week: 354

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • May 24

    Minnesota Adopts Revenge Porn Law

    Minnesota Adopts Revenge Porn Law
    Anyone who transmits or shares sexually suggestive pictures without consent from those involved in the act can face criminal charges under Minnesota’s new revenge porn law. The bill reads that it is unlawful for any person to: (1)…
  • May 23

    Another Click It Or Ticket Operation Underway in Minnesota

    Another Click It Or Ticket Operation Underway in Minnesota
    You should always buckle up when you get behind the wheel, but you’ll really want to make sure you and your passengers are belted over the next two weeks as the Minnesota Department of Public Safety announced extra seat belt enforcement…
  • May 19

    Are Former Criminals Better Employees Than Most?

    Are Former Criminals Better Employees Than Most?
    Convicted criminals who have paid their debt to society often continue to pay for the sins long after their sentence has ended. One area of life where a past criminal conviction can affect a person is in the field of employment. A criminal…
Rank this Week: 3222

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/
  • May 24

    Minnesota Adopts Revenge Porn Law

    Minnesota Adopts Revenge Porn Law
    Anyone who transmits or shares sexually suggestive pictures without consent from those involved in the act can face criminal charges under Minnesota’s new revenge porn law. The bill reads that it is unlawful for any person to: (1)…
  • May 23

    Another Click It Or Ticket Operation Underway in Minnesota

    Another Click It Or Ticket Operation Underway in Minnesota
    You should always buckle up when you get behind the wheel, but you’ll really want to make sure you and your passengers are belted over the next two weeks as the Minnesota Department of Public Safety announced extra seat belt enforcement…
  • May 19

    Are Former Criminals Better Employees Than Most?

    Are Former Criminals Better Employees Than Most?
    Convicted criminals who have paid their debt to society often continue to pay for the sins long after their sentence has ended. One area of life where a past criminal conviction can affect a person is in the field of employment. A criminal…
Rank this Week: 3003

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

Covers criminal defense, immigration consequences, and constitutional law. By Rick Horowitz.

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • May 24

    Law-With-A-Capital-L

    Law-With-A-Capital-L
    Originally, I had titled this post, “Ignorantia legis persona.” Yeah, I know. It’s all Greek to you. But, actually, it’s Latin – and unless I screwed it up, it means “ignorance of the law person,” by…
  • May 17

    A Tale of Two (or More) World

    A Tale of Two (or More) World
    This morning, I’ve been reading Modern Scientific Evidence: The Law and Science of Expert Testimony, volume one.  And while parts of it have begun to intermingle with my own experiences in trying to convince courts that gang cops…
  • May 17

    Once Upon A Time

    Once Upon A Time
    Once upon a time, Americans actually believed in morality.  They didn’t just talk about it.  They believed in it. They fought for it.  Some even died for it. In those days, community pressure — even shunning people…
Rank this Week: 906

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • May 24

    Framingham Woman Arrested on Assault Charge

    Framingham Woman Arrested on Assault Charge
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a thirty-seven year old woman was arrested after a knife fight in Framingham. The article states that the police went to Phelps Road and found “a small child walking around holding a…
  • May 17

    Framingham Teen Arrested on Gun Charge

    Framingham Teen Arrested on Gun Charge
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, Framingham police found a loaded gun on a seventeen year old boy following a traffic stop last week. The article states that a police officer was attempting to pull over a car when the…
  • May 13

    Updates in the Massachusetts Legislature – 2016

    Updates in the Massachusetts Legislature – 2016
    The Massachusetts legislature has been very busy the last few weeks and many of the issues they have acted on are pertinent to criminal law. Since the beginning of March, several bills have made their way through the legislative process. Most…
Rank this Week: 2759

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 1815

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 2401

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

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

http://www.rosenthalwadas.com/blog/
  • May 24

    Boating While Intoxicated in Texa

    Boating While Intoxicated in Texa
    Many people have been warned about the dangers of operating a car while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. However, it is not just car and truck drivers that must follow these driving regulations. Like Driving While Intoxicated…
  • May 16

    What Constitutes a Computer Crime in Collin County?

    What Constitutes a Computer Crime in Collin County?
    The term “hacker” has become ubiquitous in the modern computer age. But not all hackers are created alike. Many people classified as hackers are actually hired by major companies for their computer knowledge and tasked with…
  • May 4

    10 Things You Need to Know About Federal Gun Law

    10 Things You Need to Know About Federal Gun Law
    Texas has always been a state that protects the constitutional right to keep and bear arms. Texas law does not require law-abiding citizens to obtain a license or permit before purchasing a handgun, rifle, or shotgun. A permit is…
Rank this Week: 4041

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Malaysian murder convict hanged in Singapore: police

    Malaysian murder convict hanged in Singapore: police
    Source: Dunya News Network (21 May 2016)http://dunyanews.tv/en/Crime/337726-Malaysian-murder-convict-hanged-in-Singapore-poli#.V0KCJ38sfkQ.twitterSINGAPORE (AFP) - A Malaysian murder convict was hanged in Singapore Friday, police said, hours…
  • May 4

    Indonesia is preparing to execute prisoners, police official confirm

    Indonesia is preparing to execute prisoners, police official confirm
    Source: The Guardian (4 May 2016)http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/may/04/indonesia-preparing-execute-prisoners-police-official-confirmsIndonesia is preparing to execute several prisoners, a police official has said, confirming reports…
  • Apr 30

    Bali Nine duo families one year on from execution

    Bali Nine duo families one year on from execution
    Source: News.com.au (29 April 2016)http://www.news.com.au/world/asia/bali-nine-duo-families-one-year-on-from-executions/news-story/982eafef3f15a08a2c37b17b296e5c6cIT’S been one year today since Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were…
Rank this Week: 744

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, breath testing, and field sobriety tests in Minnesota. By Charles A. Ramsay & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1131

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI/DUI news, issues and defenses. By Charles A. Ramsay.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3563

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Features articles on criminal defense in Dallas and throughout Texas. By Broden & Mickelsen.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • May 24

    Offenses Using Imitation Weapons Increase in Texa

    Offenses Using Imitation Weapons Increase in Texa
    Texas is seeing a spike in crimes committed with imitation weapons, partly because offenders believe they will receive a lesser sentence if they are caught. It’s a perception that’s false in Texas. If the victim of a crime…
  • May 24

    Criminal Lawyer Discusses ‘Tough Fight’ Ahead for Texas AG After New SEC Filing

    Criminal Lawyer Discusses ‘Tough Fight’ Ahead for Texas AG After New SEC Filing
    Texas criminal defense lawyer Mick Mickelsen discusses the recent decision of the SEC to file securities fraud charges against Ken Paxton. Dallas, TX – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently decided to file securities…
  • May 24

    Dallas Criminal Lawyer Answers Major Question Concerning Texas Hate Crime Law

    Dallas Criminal Lawyer Answers Major Question Concerning Texas Hate Crime Law
    Dallas criminal defense attorney Mick Mickelsen addresses questions about the effectiveness of a major Texas’ hate crime law. Dallas, TX – Following recent news about a string of attacks in a Dallas neighborhood that are being…
Rank this Week: 2052

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/
  • May 24

    Your Domestic Violence Questions Part Two

    Your Domestic Violence Questions Part Two
    What Happens When A Person Is Charged With Domestic Violence In Florida? What Should Someone Expect Once They Have Been Charged With A Domestic Violence Charge? If you’ve been charged with domestic violence, it’s important to call…
  • May 20

    Frequently asked questions about Domestic Violence, Part One

    Frequently asked questions about Domestic Violence, Part One
    As Saint Petersburg, Florida domestic violence attorneys, we often get asked many of these questions below.  We have taken some of our most frequently asked questions and over the next few weeks will be answering these. Table of Contents…
  • May 13

    Man, sister arrested for DUI

    Man, sister arrested for DUI
    Quick tip from ABC news…when your brother gets arrested for DUI and you want to argue with the cop, make sure you are also not driving under the influence… Florida Highway Patrol arrested a brother and sister for separate DUIs…
Rank this Week: 3802

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal defense, evidence and the Fourth Amendment. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • May 24

    High Court Refuses to Overturn Severe Drug Sentence

    High Court Refuses to Overturn Severe Drug Sentence
    Sometimes, the United States Supreme Court rules by declining to rule. When a case is appealed to the Supreme Court, the Court may opt to not accept the case. When that happens, the practical effect is that the law created by the lower court…
  • May 4

    Man Convicted Even Though His Car Did Not Strike the Victim

    Man Convicted Even Though His Car Did Not Strike the Victim
    Many people know, or at least are aware of the doctrine of causation. It means that someone’s negligence needs to cause the injury that was sustained by the victim. Causation—sometimes called proximate cause—is a crucial…
  • Apr 28

    Stingray Device Found to Be Unconstitutional by Baltimore Court

    Stingray Device Found to Be Unconstitutional by Baltimore Court
    The constitutional issues surrounding cell phones and due process continue to evolve. Stingrays are devices that track cellphones even when they are not in use. The devices emulate cell phone towers, thus prompting phones to connect to them,…
Rank this Week: 4597

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • May 24

    Feds Drop Charges After Video Shows Police Officers Lied

    Feds Drop Charges After Video Shows Police Officers Lied
    The San Francisco Examiner recently published the following story which shows just how important it is that police officers be required to wear body cameras. About a dozen men stood around a craps game on the corner of… The post Feds…
  • May 12

    Officers Charged in San Francisco Beating Caught on Tape

    Officers Charged in San Francisco Beating Caught on Tape
    Earlier this week, CNN reported the following story about two San Francisco deputies who have been charged criminally for beating a suspect. That beating was caught on tape. Prosecutors in San Francisco have obtained a felony arrest…
  • May 6

    Traffic Stop | How Long Can the Police Hold You?

    Traffic Stop | How Long Can the Police Hold You?
    During a West Palm Beach traffic stop you may stopped for what seems like a long time to you. The West Palm Beach Police or Sheriff’s office may require that you remain stopped for certain periods of… The post Traffic Stop |…
Rank this Week: 3328

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • May 24

    Tuesday Morning Radio

    Tuesday Morning Radio
    It's Tuesday. My heart is so full of joy.Best wake-up song for the last 40 years.Screw "Brick House", this is the Commodores best song.
  • May 23

    Alan Wagman: Champion. Public Defender. Brilliant.

    Alan Wagman: Champion. Public Defender. Brilliant.
    Alan.You's did good my man.  You did good.You are a hero.http://www.abqjournal.com/778791/public-defender-apd-at-odds-over-undercover-stings.htmlAnd Alan's hits just keep on…
  • May 23

    Monday Morning Radio: Little Dragon, Arcade Fire, and a Special Guest

    Monday Morning Radio: Little Dragon, Arcade Fire, and a Special Guest
    It's Monday.  I've ran my early more miles.  Have you?  My heart is full of joy? Is yours?Here's a band you need to know:                             …
Rank this Week: 1962

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • May 24

    Supreme Court Rules Right to Speedy Trial Ends at Conviction

    Supreme Court Rules Right to Speedy Trial Ends at Conviction
    Last week, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the Constitution’s Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial does not extend post-conviction to protect defendants from lengthy sentencing delays.  The case, Betterman v. Montana,…
  • May 17

    Update: the Khari Noerdlinger Case

    Update: the Khari Noerdlinger Case
    Khari Noerdlinger, left, appears before Superior Court Judge Frances A. McGrogan with his attorney Jeffrey Lichtman, right, on May 16, 2016 in Hackensack.  (Jennifer Brown — Bergen Record) Khari Noerdlinger appeared before Judge…
  • May 10

    Arrested for Grand Larceny or Fraud in New York? Jail Is Not an Option

    Arrested for Grand Larceny or Fraud in New York? Jail Is Not an Option
    Recently we’ve had a spate of New York grand larceny cases/fraud cases involving defendants who have been accused of stealing money in the course of their business dealings.  Each case had its own difficult issues: one had horrible…
Rank this Week: 1348

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • May 24

    Davis on Multijurisdictional Enforcement Game

    Davis on Multijurisdictional Enforcement Game
    Kevin E. Davis (New York University School of Law) has posted Multijurisdictional Enforcement Games (The Research Handbook on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing, Jennifer Arlen ed., Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Economic…
  • May 23

    Slobogin on Policing as Administration

    Slobogin on Policing as Administration
    Christopher Slobogin (Vanderbilt University - Law School) has posted Policing as Administration (University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 165, 2016) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Police agencies should be governed by the same…
  • May 23

    "Illinois Lawmakers Unanimously Pass Ban on Unwarranted Stingray Surveillance"

    "Illinois Lawmakers Unanimously Pass Ban on Unwarranted Stingray Surveillance"
    FourthAmendment.com links to and excerpts this story. In part: On May 18, the state legislature of Illinois passed a bill all but absolutely banning the warrantless deployment of Stingray cellphone surveillance devices in the Land of Lincoln.…
Rank this Week: 2419

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Michael C. Rosenblat, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 24

    Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyer Michael Rosenblat wins fourth not guilty verdict in a row

    Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyer Michael Rosenblat wins fourth not guilty verdict in a row
    Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyer Michael Rosenblat wins fourth not guilty verdict in a row. Mr. Rosenblat’s most recent not guilty came on May 13, 2016 when the judge found the defendant not guilty of domestic battery.  The alleged…
  • May 14

    Defendants Have the Right to Hire the Attorney of their Choice

    Defendants Have the Right to Hire the Attorney of their Choice
    Twenty dollar bills isolated against white background. The Defendant Sila Luis was charged with stealing over $45 million by allegedly paying kickbacks and conspiring to commit fraud, all related to health care.  Luis wanted to hire her…
  • Apr 4

    Who Let the Dogs In?

    Who Let the Dogs In?
     Supreme Court of Illinois holds that use of a drug-detection dog violated Fourth Amendment in People v. Burns. On January 10, 1013 at 3:20 am, the police along with a drug-detection dog went into defendant’s apartment…
Rank this Week: 1876

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • May 24

    Tort Law in the Laboratory

    Tort Law in the Laboratory
    Theodore Eisenberg and Christoph Engel, Unpacking Negligence Liability: Experimentally Testing the Governance Effect, 13 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 116 (2016), available at SSRN.Mark GeistfeldEmpirical study of the law is important,…
  • May 23

    Sex Discrimination: The Future of LGBT Rights?

    Sex Discrimination: The Future of LGBT Rights?
    Suzanne Goldberg, Risky Arguments in Social-Justice Litigation: The Case of Sex Discrimination and Marriage Equality, 114 Colum. L. Rev. 2087 (2014).Clifford RoskyFor several decades, scholars, lawyers, and judges have debated whether laws…
  • May 20

    Putting a Face to International Tax Avoidance

    Putting a Face to International Tax Avoidance
    Omri Marian, The State Administration of  International Tax Avoidance, 7 Harv. Bus. L. Rev. (forthcoming, 2016).Andrew HayashiThe world of international tax avoidance is a colorful one. There are the legal structures, with names…
Rank this Week: 4449

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

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

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Cognitive Dissonance - Or Maybe He Just Lied

    Cognitive Dissonance - Or Maybe He Just Lied
    Sure, one or the other is maybe a typo.  On the other hand, maybe not.  Because once you start lying. . . .It's from Foster v. Chatman, the opinion about racially-motivated peremptory challenges released today by SCOTUS.…
  • May 22

    The Eye of the Beholder

    The Eye of the Beholder
    “The time has come," the Walrus said,      “To talk of many things:Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax--     Of cabbages--and kings--And why the sea is boiling hot--      And whether…
  • May 18

    And One to Grow On

    And One to Grow On
    Seven years.  Good god.  I've been writing this thing for seven years now.  First post was May 18, 2009.  When I post this, it will be number 1252.  There are another couple of hundred I've started but abandoned, half…
Rank this Week: 4312

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • May 23

    Aggravated Arson and Murder Charges for Estranged Husband of Salt Lake City Restaurateur

    Aggravated Arson and Murder Charges for Estranged Husband of Salt Lake City Restaurateur
    The estranged husband of a Salt Lake City restaurateur and prominent LGBT activist was charged with aggravated arson and murder in connection with a deadly home fire. Sunday morning blaze Shortly after 1:00am on Sunday, May 23, 2016 a fire…
  • May 18

    Aggravated Assault for Defending Home from Intruder

    Aggravated Assault for Defending Home from Intruder
    A Salt Lake City man was arrested for aggravated assault for defending his aging mother-in-law’s vacation home from an intruder. The stake out 51 year old Glen Decker and his wife are caretakers of his mother-in-law’s home in Salt…
  • May 9

    Suspended Driver’s License Following Marijuana Charge

    Suspended Driver’s License Following Marijuana Charge
    Utah residents can expect to have their driver’s license suspended following a DUI, yet they may be surprised when they lose their license following marijuana charges which were not acquired when behind the wheel. DUI Anyone who is…
Rank this Week: 4924

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

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

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

    Bronx Community Solutions Hosts Appreciation Breakfast for Our Partner

    Bronx Community Solutions Hosts Appreciation Breakfast for Our Partner
    by Shlomit Levy, Clinical CoordinatorOn Friday May 20, 2016, Bronx Community Solutions hosted an appreciation breakfast to personally thank those agencies who have partnered with us over the years.  Our partnersrange from employment…
  • May 16

    Talking Bail Reform at the Schomburg Center

    Talking Bail Reform at the Schomburg Center
    by John Megaw, Director of Special InitiativesThe Vera Institute of Justice and the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice hosted a forum on bail reform last week at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The forum, titled…
  • May 16

    National Reentry Week

    National Reentry Week
    by Ramon Semorile, Intake SpecialistApril 24-30 was National Reentry Week--a week focused on bringing awareness to the needs of individuals returning home from prison.  On April 28th, Reentry Anonymous, a support group for returning…
Rank this Week: 621

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • May 23

    Roderick K. Bridges, God’s Choice for State Court

    Roderick K. Bridges, God’s Choice for State Court
    Under Article Six, Section Three of the United States Constitution, “no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States.” The Religious Tests Clause made good sense…
  • May 10

    Much Belated Thoughts on Changes to Georgia’s JQC

    Much Belated Thoughts on Changes to Georgia’s JQC
    I meant to write a post on this topic at the end of the legislative session. Very late in the game, the Georgia General Assembly radically changed Georgia’s Judicial Qualifications Commission, the ethics watchdog agency for Georgia…
  • May 8

    Removing the Stigma When You’ve Done Your Time

    Removing the Stigma When You’ve Done Your Time
    Last week, I was able to help a young man stay in the country rather than be deported to a land where he has few ties. The young man is officially a citizen of a foreign country. But he is practically an American,…
Rank this Week: 3718

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

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

    The Former Employee, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Trade Secret

    The Former Employee, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and Trade Secret
    This post examines an opinion recently issued by a U.S.District Court Judge who sits in the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico:  Sun West Mortgage Company, Inc. v. Matos Flores, 2016 WL 1030074(2016).  The judge…
  • May 18

    The Cell Phone, the Fourth Amendment and Border Searche

    The Cell Phone, the Fourth Amendment and Border Searche
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California:  U.S. v. Caballero, 2016 WL 1546731 (2016).  The judge begins by explaining that before the Court is Defendant's motion to…
  • May 16

    “Operating a Motor Vehicle upon a Highway while Using Hand-Held Mobile Phone”

    “Operating a Motor Vehicle upon a Highway while Using Hand-Held Mobile Phone”
    This post examines an opinion from the Appellate Court of Connecticut:  State v. Dunbar, 2016 WL 1566996 (2016).  The court begins the opinion by explaining that[t]he defendant, Lonnie Dunbar, appeals from his judgment of…
Rank this Week: 2548

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: 1294

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

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

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • May 23

    Do I Have to Disclose a Previous Arrest?

    Do I Have to Disclose a Previous Arrest?
    Everyone has a past, whether it is good or bad people say that their past follows them wherever they go. However, many people think that it is unfair if they have turned their lives around that they should have to be continually haunted by…
  • Apr 20

    New Jersey Pretrial Intervention Program and Expunging Record

    New Jersey Pretrial Intervention Program and Expunging Record
    Everyone knows that when you are arrested and convicted of a criminal offense, there are immediate and obvious penalties: jail or prison time, fines, and community service are common examples. However, if you are a first-time offender you may…
  • Apr 18

    Can I Expunge an Indictable Offense?

    Can I Expunge an Indictable Offense?
    If you have a criminal conviction, fines and prison aren’t the only consequences. In addition to the official penalties ,which are imposed by the courts, former convicts are also punished by unfair treatment from society — even…
Rank this Week: 3411

Psychology of Law and Criminal…

Psychology of Law and Criminal Behavior

By Kenneth Padowitz.

http://www.psychology-criminalbehavior-law.com/
  • May 23

    Criminals: Parents Aren’t Always At Fault

    Criminals: Parents Aren’t Always At Fault
    Parenting and Criminality Mental health professionals have been at the forefront of answering the questions that mortify the rest of us. In what environment and under what conditions did a one-time murderer, serial killer or mass shooter grow…
  • May 11

    Deep Connection Between Terrorism and the Criminal Personality

    Deep Connection Between Terrorism and the Criminal Personality
    The Wide Scope of Terrorism Terrorism to the average Joe takes a racial and ethnic dimension. Technically, though this is a misrepresentation and terrorism is far more expansive. According to the U.S. Code, terrorism, regardless of its form…
  • May 9

    Juvenile Sex Offender: Myth versus Reality

    Juvenile Sex Offender: Myth versus Reality
    Busting the Myth It goes by different apothegms, “Past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior,” “A ticking time bomb,” “Old habits die hard”… Whatever form it takes, the idea is simple and…
Rank this Week: 813

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

Covers criminal and injury law. By Tenn And Tenn, P. A.

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1847

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 23

    Arrest in Florida Hit-and-Run That Killed MMA Fighter

    Arrest in Florida Hit-and-Run That Killed MMA Fighter
    The death of fearsome mixed martial arts fighter Jordan Parsons struck fans with sadness and garnered international headlines from Miami to Sydney.  The 25-year-old Parsons was reportedly crossing the street at the corner of Lindell…
  • May 17

    Broward Human Trafficking Conviction for Rapper

    Broward Human Trafficking Conviction for Rapper
    Gerard Nelson was just 24-years-old, but he and his crew – the Str8Profit Boyz – were on the rise.  To those on the outside, it appeared they were living a luxurious lifestyle funded by their creativity and business savvy as…
  • May 13

    Driver Faces Felony Charges in Florida Crash Injuring Pregnant Mother, Children

    Driver Faces Felony Charges in Florida Crash Injuring Pregnant Mother, Children
    A Cape Coral woman has been arrested on felony charges following an alleged hit-and-run accident in Miramar recently in which a pregnant mother was critically injured and her two young children suffered minor injuries.  The suspect,…
Rank this Week: 1057

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of Smith & White, PLLC.

http://www.tacomacriminallawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 984

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

Provides immigration law and criminal law information in Spanish. By Tamara Caban-Ramirez.

http://bilingualmnattorney.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4161

The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

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

http://www.ethicalinvestigator.com/
  • May 23

    Computers Come Up Short on Mapping Reality

    Computers Come Up Short on Mapping Reality
    A story in today’s Wall Street Journal about “Why the Virtual Reality Hype is About to Come Crashing Down” makes the simple point that computers haven’t caught up to all the permutations of real life to make a…
  • Apr 4

    Lessons from the Panama Paper

    Lessons from the Panama Paper
    When is a big financial story an unsurprising financial story? When it turns out that people from corrupt and repressive countries are sneaking their money offshore to keep it hidden. The world today is tearing into a huge leak of Panamanian…
  • Mar 23

    Valuable Garbage: It's Not Just in the Trashcan

    Valuable Garbage: It's Not Just in the Trashcan
    A fascinating piece in today’s Wall Street Journal about a Japanese collector of North Korean garbage got me thinking about the value not just of garbage in a normal investigation, but to take a minute and to ask, ‘What is…
Rank this Week: 1799

Collin County Criminal Lawyers…

Collin County Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Texas criminal law. By Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC.

http://www.collincountycriminallawyers.com/
  • May 23

    Can I Get a DWI Because of Marijuana or Other Drugs?

    Can I Get a DWI Because of Marijuana or Other Drugs?
    By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 Yes. A person can be charged and convicted of DWI in Collin or Dallas Counties even if they do not have a blood alcohol content (BAC) level…
  • May 20

    Can The Police Search My Car In Texas If They Just Smell Marijuana?

    Can The Police Search My Car In Texas If They Just Smell Marijuana?
    By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 YES! In Texas, the odor of burned marijuana gives the police the probable cause necessary to perform a legal search. The situation usually…
  • May 19

    What’s Deferred Adjudication in Texas?

    What’s Deferred Adjudication in Texas?
    By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 What is Deferred Adjudication in Texas? On certain criminal cases you may be eligible for deferred adjudication as part of a plea agreement.…
Rank this Week: 4570

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By John Buza.

http://www.nycriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    Suppressing Statements (Part 1 – When Are Cops Required to Read Miranda Warnings)

    Suppressing Statements (Part 1 – When Are Cops Required to Read Miranda Warnings)
    “You have the right to remain silent and to refuse to answer questions; anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law; you have the right to an attorney; if you can afford an attorney, one will be provided to you…
  • May 9

    When the police can search (Part Four- your home)

    When the police can search (Part Four- your home)
    This is the fourth part of a multipart blog post about search and seizure law. I previously discussed legal issues surrounding street encounters with the police under the federal and New York constitutions and circumstances surrounding…
  • May 2

    When the police can search you (Part Three- car stops)

    When the police can search you (Part Three- car stops)
    This is a multi-part blog post written by a criminal defense attorney dedicated to explaining the circumstances in which the police are allowed to search a person, his car, or his home. Parts one and two were about when the police can search…
Rank this Week: 1820

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Covers Mississippi criminal and personal injury law. By Coxwell & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • May 23

    Forgery in Mississippi

    Forgery in Mississippi
    Forgery is a specific kind of fraud. It is the process of making, adapting, or imitating objects, statistics or documents with the intent to deceive. Forgery can include the sale of those forged documents or goods, or the use of a forged…
  • May 23

    Difference Between Drug Trafficking and Drug Possession in Mississippi

    Difference Between Drug Trafficking and Drug Possession in Mississippi
    In the state of Mississippi—as in most states—the primary differences between drug possession charges and drug trafficking charges is the amount of the illegal substance in your possession, as well as whether you crossed a state…
  • May 20

    What To Do After Getting Arrested For Possession

    What To Do After Getting Arrested For Possession
    Drug possession charges, even for non-violent, first-time offenders can have serious lifelong implications. Thanks to mandatory minimums and the war on drugs, non-violent drug offenders in Mississippi and around the nation are locked up in…
Rank this Week: 2996

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • May 23

    8 Things You Must Do After Auto Accident

    8 Things You Must Do After Auto Accident
    After Auto Accident: What Do I Do Next? After Auto Accident, What Should I Do Now? If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, what you do next can make the difference between a successful claim and one that drags on for years without a…
  • May 20

    The A-to-Z Guide To A Maryland DUI

    The A-to-Z Guide To A Maryland DUI
    Ever  wondered what would happen if you drink and drive? Or maybe you have recently have been charged with drinking and driving in Maryland. Now you have a million questions and you don’t know what to do next?  We can help,…
  • May 20

    Defense Attorneys Near Me

    Defense Attorneys Near Me
    Find the best criminal defense attorneys near me today. Have you been charged with a crime or you believe you will be charged with a crime or traffic ticket? Then you want to find criminal defense attorneys near me as soon as…
Rank this Week: 2336

Black's Law

Black's Law

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

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Roy Black’s Mentor, Phillip Hubbart, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Daily Business Review

    Roy Black’s Mentor, Phillip Hubbart, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Daily Business Review
    Lifetime Achievement: Former Miami-Dade Public Defender Surprised Courts by Demanding Trials Roy Black has also published several other blog articles on Phil Hubbart. Phillip A. Hubbart Hubbart: The Reaction Hubbart FACDL  
  • May 2

    A Tale of Two Citie

    A Tale of Two Citie
    New York, April 30, 2016. Renee Hill represents one of nine current or former Rikers Island prison guards charged with viciously beating an inmate. Jahmal Lightfoot, the former inmate, is the star witness against the guards. Lightfoot…
  • Feb 22

    Ghomeshi: The Letter

    Ghomeshi: The Letter
    Once in rare while we come across a piece of advocacy which seems almost perfect. This is hard to accomplish in cross examination because your "partner" is hostile and seeks to thwart you at every turn. This is especially true in a sex crimes…
Rank this Week: 3141