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Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Dec 4

    Federal criminal defense during Jeff Sessions’ time as attorney general

    Federal criminal defense during Jeff Sessions’ time as attorney general
    Criminal defendants and everyone else are not in for a pretty time during Donald Trump's presidency. Trump is no friend of the Bill of Rights and civil liberties and is likely to nominate plenty of candidates for the Supreme Court and lower…
  • Dec 3

    Our website’s phase 2 update is complete

    Our website’s phase 2 update is complete
    Thanks to my webdesigner Rosalina Hansen for bringing my 2015 website overhaul to the next level. New features added to our website include the magnifying glass search icon, a first page slide show, which I will be updating; a page…
  • Dec 2

    Being a prosecutor does not automatically mean credibility and reliability

    Being a prosecutor does not automatically mean credibility and reliability
    Being a prosecutor or police officers does not automatically mean that person is credible nor reliable. Judges, jurors, and everyone else must remember that. Criminal defendants' lives and liberty too often unjustly are crushed by an…
Rank this Week: 2061

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/
  • Dec 3

    Fort Lauderdale Burglary Suspect Catches One Break After Another

    Fort Lauderdale Burglary Suspect Catches One Break After Another
    Last year, a Pompano Beach man was convicted of a slew of burglary and robbery charges. He faced up to 60 years in prison. The judge deferred his sentence in lieu of probation. But then, he was stopped for driving without a license. He…
  • Nov 30

    Algorithms Replacing DNA Testing in Some Criminal Case

    Algorithms Replacing DNA Testing in Some Criminal Case
    Concerns about due process violation have been raised with the increasing use of a form of technology that conducts “probabilistic genotyping” as opposed to the regular DNA testing that has long been used as evidence in criminal…
  • Nov 23

    Report: Years of Delays on Thousands of Possible Wrongful Conviction

    Report: Years of Delays on Thousands of Possible Wrongful Conviction
    Thousands of individuals convicted on potentially tainted scientific evidence have been waiting years for the chance to clear their name, ProPublica recently reported.  Four years ago, a long-time chemist working at a state drug…
Rank this Week: 1071

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/
  • Dec 3

    Better Angels My A

    Better Angels My A
    Lincoln, at his first inaugural, spoke of healing of the nation's wounds.We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory,…
  • Nov 28

    This Won't End Well

    This Won't End Well
    It is too often true in the trenches of criminal defense that if our clients were good at making decisions they wouldn't be our clients.Case in point:  Dylan Roof.  Charged with killing 9 African Americans at the Emanuel…
  • Nov 28

    There's No Business Like Justice Busine

    There's No Business Like Justice Busine
    He's competent.  That is, and per the statutory language, he is able "to understand the nature and consequences of the proceedings against him [and] to assist properly in his defense."So says the judge.  The guy was evaluated and…
Rank this Week: 4388

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Dec 3

    New Sheriff in Town Declares Bail System Unconstitutional

    New Sheriff in Town Declares Bail System Unconstitutional
    This past September the Texas Fair Defense Project, the law firm of Susan Godfrey (Houston), and the Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group, Equal Justice Under Law, filed a class action civil rights lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in…
  • Dec 3

    Racism and Human Indifference Leads to Unnecessary Jail Death

    Racism and Human Indifference Leads to Unnecessary Jail Death
    Sandra Bland was arrested for a minor traffic violation by a Texas state trooper in Waller County in July 2015. She was placed in the county jail. Three days later she was found hanging in her jail cell. This past… The post Racism and…
  • Nov 28

    Trump’s Fraud Allegations Don’t Stop at Trump U

    Trump’s Fraud Allegations Don’t Stop at Trump U
    Had our country elected Hillary Clinton, it would have made history. She would have been the first female president ever in the United States.   However, by electing Donald Trump, the country faced another moment in history: the first…
Rank this Week: 1011

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    The Made-for-TV Legal Battle over Sofia Vergara’s Fertilized Embryo

    The Made-for-TV Legal Battle over Sofia Vergara’s Fertilized Embryo
    While I’ve never litigated a Connecticut child custody case (I leave that to the top Westport & Greenwich Connecticut divorce lawyers), every once in a while a national family law case catches my eye…like the current court…
  • Nov 26

    When Police Need to be Policed: the East Hartford Police Cover-up Case

    When Police Need to be Policed: the East Hartford Police Cover-up Case
    Problems in our criminal justice system are becoming a hot conversation topic, especially in light of shows like “Making a Murderer.” For most people, the idea of police planting evidence only happens in TV crime shows. Not so…
  • Nov 19

    Victim of a Connecticut DUI / DWI Car Accident? Know Your Rights!

    Victim of a Connecticut DUI / DWI Car Accident? Know Your Rights!
    If you or your family member have been the victim of a DWI / DUI / drunk driving arrest in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien or anywhere in Connecticut, then you know how stressful it is to have to deal with chasing down insurance companies,…
Rank this Week: 1583

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Dec 3

    Exercise Your Right to Remain Silent

    Exercise Your Right to Remain Silent
    Time and again, in movies and on television shows, you see characters being told they have the right to remain silent. The reality is this represents one of the most important rights you possess if you have been arrested for a crime in Las…
  • Nov 30

    The Importance of a Criminal Defense Attorney

    The Importance of a Criminal Defense Attorney
    There are few things in life more frightening than being charged with a crime. A felony conviction can at the least result in a hefty fine and years behind bars. Even a misdemeanor conviction can result in a loss of freedom, the depletion of…
  • Nov 28

    Solid Criminal Defense

    Solid Criminal Defense
    Police often act as though they are entitled to a conviction following an arrest, but the truth is that many times police officers conduct arrests that are clearly in violation of constitutional rights for suspects who arrested on borderline…
Rank this Week: 3516

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Dec 3

    Girl, 13, Allegedly Caught With Loaded Gun At School

    Girl, 13, Allegedly Caught With Loaded Gun At School
    A 13-year-old girl has been arrested after police claim she brought a loaded gun to school in Miami Gardens. Miami-Dade Schools spokeswoman told local media that the girl brandished the gun at two classmates Wednesday morning before classes…
  • Nov 9

    ATF Agents Arrest Dozens On Drug & Gun Charges In Broward County

    ATF Agents Arrest Dozens On Drug & Gun Charges In Broward County
    Federal agents arrested about 30 suspects in Broward County and charged them with gun- and drug-trafficking offenses on Wednesday after a two-year undercover investigation targeting gang violence. Twenty-five of the indicted defendants are…
  • Oct 17

    Road Rage Fight in Fort Lauderdale Results In Death

    Road Rage Fight in Fort Lauderdale Results In Death
    A road rage confrontation with a firefighter resulted in the death of a man in South Florida. Police in Coral Springs reported that a man was found unconscious on a roadway Thursday. A firefighter claims that he was driving home from work…
Rank this Week: 2004

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    Morning Radio: Dirty

    Morning Radio: Dirty
    Weekend.Motions all weekend long.To suppress, to dismiss, to continue.To compel, to discover, to vacate.Balance was not part of the bargain.It's trading through the mud on each and every file.With your boots on.Through the slush.Each step…
  • Dec 2

    Morning Radio: Stormy

    Morning Radio: Stormy
    Friday.On point.Deep breathing.Concentrating.Chimes outside singing their own song.Then wind.Then rain.Then another layer of wind.Sheets of rain now.They come together in unison.All forces of nature growling at you outside your…
  • Dec 1

    Morning Radio: Windy

    Morning Radio: Windy
    Thursday.On point.The horizon is moving.Always.Lighted by different colors.Different hues.Effervescent.Ever present.There is a light gush.And then a gale.And then calm.The wind stands back momentarily and watches and waits.Gathering itself…
Rank this Week: 1986

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Public Indecency in Chicago: Maintaining Standards of Behavior

    Public Indecency in Chicago: Maintaining Standards of Behavior
    Even as the USA becomes more and more liberal when it comes to human sexuality, there are certain boundaries that are not to be crossed, such as outraging public decency as defined in the Chicago law. Indecent exposure is the nightmare…
  • Nov 30

    Obstruction of Justice in Chicago: Letting the Law Take its Course

    Obstruction of Justice in Chicago: Letting the Law Take its Course
    The mantra to let the law take its course seems like a platitude when faced with a serious criminal investigation. Each party will have their own interests and will fight to protect them. For example the prosecutor will want the defendant to…
  • Nov 25

    Deferred Prosecution in Chicago: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

    Deferred Prosecution in Chicago: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied
    Prosecutorial discretion in Chicago has always been a controversial issue particularly if the public feels that there is an element of unfair selection and victimization. One of the leading practitioners of the deferred prosecution program is…
Rank this Week: 1568

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/
  • Dec 2

    The Media Needs To Wake The Fuck Up

    The Media Needs To Wake The Fuck Up
    Now is the time to counter lies with facts, repeatedly and unflaggingly, while also proclaiming the greatest truths:  of our equal humanity, of decency, of compassion.  Every precious ideal must be reiterated, every obvious argument…
  • Nov 30

    Needed: The Audacity Of A Lame Duck

    Needed: The Audacity Of A Lame Duck
    Barack Obama seems to view his role in the last weeks of his presidency as that of enabler-in-chief -- to ensure the transition to the new administration will be as smooth and as peaceful as possible.  He deeply…
  • Nov 17

    How To Respond To The End Of Normalcy

    How To Respond To The End Of Normalcy
    Never more in my lifetime have we needed strong, aggressive, innovative, strategic leadership from the Democratic Party and the progressive movement that fuels it. Donald Trump will be no ordinary President. Rather than helping him protect…
Rank this Week: 3030

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    PROPOSITION 57 GIVES EARLY PAROLE TO CERTAIN NON-VIOLENT OFFENDERS

    PROPOSITION 57 GIVES EARLY PAROLE TO CERTAIN NON-VIOLENT OFFENDERS
    On November 8, 2016, California voters passed Proposition 57, The Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 201, by an overwhelming majority of 64%. This proposition contained two key provisions: 1) It makes certain non-violent felons eligible…
  • Dec 2

    PROP 57 ENDS “DIRECT FILE” IN JUVENILE CRIMINAL CASES

    PROP 57 ENDS “DIRECT FILE” IN JUVENILE CRIMINAL CASES
    Until the passage of Proposition 57 on November 8th, minors over the age of 14 charged with a criminal offense would often find themselves directly charged in adult court rather than juvenile court. The two courts are very distinct because…
  • Nov 18

    Prop 64 and Prior Marijuana Convictions in California

    Prop 64 and Prior Marijuana Convictions in California
    PETITION UNDER PROPOSITION 64 TO DISMISS AND SEAL OR TO REDUCE A PRIOR MARIJUANA CONVICTION By a hefty margin of 56%, Prop 64 was passed in California on November 8. It is now legal for Californians over the age of 21 to possess, transport,…
Rank this Week: 1001

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    DUI Fatalities And The Consequences In California

    DUI Fatalities And The Consequences In California
    THERE’S A KILLER ON THE ROAD Here’s an unfortunate statistic you don’t want to brag about: California has the top four of the top ten U.S. metropolitan areas with the highest DUI fatality rate per capita. Those areas: #1 San…
  • Dec 2

    What Are The Immigration Consequences Of A DUI

    What Are The Immigration Consequences Of A DUI
    IMMIGRATION CONSEQUENCES OF A DUI Soon-to-be president Trump has stated that he intends to enforce deportation of certain immigrants. Might a DUI threaten the immigration status or residency of an immigrant in this country? The answer is yes.…
  • Nov 18

    How Will Prop 64 Impact DUI’s In California?

    How Will Prop 64 Impact DUI’s In California?
    DOES THE PASSAGE OF PROP 64 MEAN MORE HIGH DRIVERS ON THE ROAD? Now that Prop 64 has passed, will we see more drivers under the influence on California roads? Maybe. But as I discussed in previous posts, unlike alcohol, there is no definitive…
Rank this Week: 4243

Wright & Weiner Blog

Wright & Weiner Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.nevadacriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Dec 2

    What Is Justifiable Homicide?

    What Is Justifiable Homicide?
    Are you being charged with murder? It may have been justifiable homicide (NRS 200.120). Read on to get a good understanding of what that means. In the eyes of many, the commission of homicide for any reason is an unforgivable act. These…
  • Nov 25

    Can I file a Personal Injury Lawsuit on Behalf of a Deceased Family Member?

    Can I file a Personal Injury Lawsuit on Behalf of a Deceased Family Member?
    When a person has died through the fault or negligence of someone or something else, do members of his or her immediate family have any legal recourse? In most cases, the answer is yes. Every state in the union gives surviving family members…
  • Nov 21

    Can I Sue the Government for a Personal Injury?

    Can I Sue the Government for a Personal Injury?
    If you suffer a personal injury from a fall down the stairs or take a header on run-down private property, you know what your legal options are. What happens, though, when your accident occurs on or around a county-owned building or results…
Rank this Week: 3695

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2746

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 2

    Driving with a Suspended License, the Pill Bottle and the Facebook Profile

    Driving with a Suspended License, the Pill Bottle and the Facebook Profile
    This post examines an opinion from the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas: U.S. v. Cooks, 2016 WL 6948065 (2016). The District Court Judge begins by explaining thatDefendant Gary Cooks was pulled over for driving with a suspended…
  • Nov 30

    Armed Robbery, the Text Message and the Cell Phone

    Armed Robbery, the Text Message and the Cell Phone
    This post examines an opinion from the Court of Appeals of Ohio – Fifth District:  State v. Hidey, 2016 WL 5885507 (2016). The court begins by explaining that “[a]ppellant the State of Ohio appeals a judgment of the…
  • Nov 28

    The “Romantic Relationship,” the AOL Email Account and the Facebook Account

    The “Romantic Relationship,” the AOL Email Account and the Facebook Account
    This post examines an opinion the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued last summer in a civil suit:  Sewell v. Bernardin, 795 F.3d 337 (2015).  The court begins by explaining that [i]n order to resolve this appeal, we…
Rank this Week: 2468

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/
  • Dec 2

    Ambiguous Florida Weapons Law Results in Felony Arrest For Student Possessing a BB Gun in School

    Ambiguous Florida Weapons Law Results in Felony Arrest For Student Possessing a BB Gun in School
    In Florida, it is illegal for anyone to possess a “weapon” at school or a school-sponsored event without authorization.  A violation of this criminal statute is a third degree felony that carries up to five years in…
  • Nov 21

    Florida Uttering Forged Card Charge Did Not Apply to Gift Card

    Florida Uttering Forged Card Charge Did Not Apply to Gift Card
    In Florida, there are a variety of criminal statutes that deal with fraudulently using a credit card or altering a credit card to use it in an unauthorized manner.  When a defendant allegedly violates one of these criminal statutes, it…
  • Nov 18

    Florida Criminal Statute of Limitations is Delayed When Defendant is Out of State

    Florida Criminal Statute of Limitations is Delayed When Defendant is Out of State
    In Florida, the state has a certain period of time from the date a crime has occurred to prosecute the defendant.  Like other states, Florida has statutes of limitation which set out a number of years within which the state must…
Rank this Week: 1236

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Deadly New Opioid Drug Carfentanil 100 Times More Potent Than Fentanyl

    Deadly New Opioid Drug Carfentanil 100 Times More Potent Than Fentanyl
    Opioid Drug In recent years there has been an immense effort to combat the availability of an opioid drug, such as fentanyl, in Massachusetts, which was brought about by an increased rate of opioid-induced death. Fentanyl, a Class B…
  • Nov 3

    Breaking and Entering to Paint a Dog?

    Breaking and Entering to Paint a Dog?
    In a rather interesting news report in the Cape Cod Times, a young man is accused of breaking into a home located in Martha’s Vineyard where he allegedly painted the resident’s dog with purple paint and stole some items from the…
  • Oct 17

    Woman Thought to Be Kidnapped From Assisted Living Facility Drops Charge

    Woman Thought to Be Kidnapped From Assisted Living Facility Drops Charge
    Kidnapped Back in May of this year, it was suspected that a 62-year-old woman was kidnapped from her assisted living facility in Newton. The woman, identified as June Doe, a pseudonym, went missing in the middle of the afternoon after living…
Rank this Week: 1032

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Dec 2

    Detroit Police Sued by Teens Arrested for Allegedly Interfering in Prostitution Sting

    Detroit Police Sued by Teens Arrested for Allegedly Interfering in Prostitution Sting
    Recently it was revealed that two 17-year-olds and an 18-year-old were arrested after Detroit police claim the teens were interfering in a prostitution sting.  The teens are now filing suit against police, saying they were mistreated…
  • Oct 14

    5 Common Myths About Sexual Assault & Violence

    5 Common Myths About Sexual Assault & Violence
    There are dozens of myths and misconceptions surrounding sexual assault and violence, but what are the facts? While there are countless people who are innocent sitting behind bars today for crimes they did not commit in every state in the…
  • Sep 19

    19-year-old Accused of ‘Sexting’ with 12-year-old

    19-year-old Accused of ‘Sexting’ with 12-year-old
    Recently, 19-year-old Brendan Baia, a former student at Central Michigan University, was accused of ‘sexting’ with a 12-year-old girl. According to reports, Baia and the girl had been exchanging messages and photos via their cell…
Rank this Week: 4763

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • Dec 2

    LA Rams Football Star Arrested for DUI

    LA Rams Football Star Arrested for DUI
    California Highway Patrol officers received a call this weekend, stating that a white Mercedes had crashed with a big rig on the 101 freeway just before 8am on Saturday morning. Officers arriving at the scene say that one of the drivers…
  • Dec 1

    Police claim parents give their daughter away as a gift to a sexual predator. 12 girls found living in his home.

    Police claim parents give their daughter away as a gift to a sexual predator. 12 girls found living in his home.
    A man in Pennsylvania was charged with sexual assault, aggravated indecent assault, indecent assault, corruption of minors and unlawful contact with a minor after he allegedly fathered two children with a teen-aged girl who was given to him…
  • Nov 30

    Angered Mother Throws Knife at Partner, Misses, Critically Injures 3-Year Old Instead

    Angered Mother Throws Knife at Partner, Misses, Critically Injures 3-Year Old Instead
    Michelle Betancourt was sentenced on Tuesday for stabbing her three year old son during a domestic dispute with the child’s father. In May 2015, Michelle Betancourt of Los Angeles and her child’s father got into a heated argument.…
Rank this Week: 3149

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/
  • Dec 2

    New Case Strengthens Protections of Fourth Amendment

    New Case Strengthens Protections of Fourth Amendment
    A new Maryland case has put limits on how and when officers can constitutionally frisk (pat down) individuals at a potential crime scene. The case is important in determining whether evidence obtained by officers at a crime scene are…
  • Nov 16

    Maryland Attorney General Questions Legality of Bail Amount

    Maryland Attorney General Questions Legality of Bail Amount
    When someone is arrested and is awaiting trial, bail and the ability to pay it is the difference between awaiting trial a free person, or doing it behind bars. Bail is intended to balance two important principles. The first is that we are…
  • Nov 16

    Maryland Attorney General Questions Legality of Bail Amount

    Maryland Attorney General Questions Legality of Bail Amount
    When someone is arrested and is awaiting trial, bail and the ability to pay it is the difference between awaiting trial a free person, or doing it behind bars. Bail is intended to balance two important principles. The first is that we are…
Rank this Week: 4611

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Dec 2

    Josh Greenberg, U.S. v. Annappareddy Hero, Opens New Firm.

    Josh Greenberg, U.S. v. Annappareddy Hero, Opens New Firm.
    Readers of this Blog are no doubt familiar with United States v. Reddy Annappareddy, the District of Maryland case in which a guilty verdict was overturned (and new trial granted) with the grudging, belated concurrence of government…
  • Nov 22

    Where is FBI Director Comey Now?

    Where is FBI Director Comey Now?
    We have been critical of FBI Director Comey's comments (see here and here) during the email investigations of Hillary Clinton. On a positive note, it was good to see him pull together the FBI for a quick review of Hillary...
  • Nov 20

    Former Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson Comments on Senator Jeff Sessions Nomination for AG

    Former Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson Comments on Senator Jeff Sessions Nomination for AG
    Co-blogger Solomon Wisenberg noted here that "[a]nyone who thinks this will be an easy nomination to put through, because Sessions is a sitting Senator, is in for a big surprise. It will be a bruising battle." I would add that...
Rank this Week: 2309

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Prop 57: Voters Approve Early Inmate Release

    Prop 57: Voters Approve Early Inmate Release
    In the latest criminal justice reform to pass through the state of California, California voters have also approved Prop. 57, the Parole for Non-Violent Criminals and Court Trial Requirements Initiative. The measure passed with 65% of the…
  • Nov 30

    California Just Legalized Recreational Marijuana: Here is What Will Happen Next

    California Just Legalized Recreational Marijuana: Here is What Will Happen Next
    This past election, California voters chose to join the ranks of their northern neighbors Oregon and Washington, along with Alaska, Colorado, and Massachusetts, to legalize the use of recreational marijuana. California Proposition 64, the…
  • Nov 25

    Voter Intimidation by Law Enforcement in California

    Voter Intimidation by Law Enforcement in California
    An investigation into voter fraud by the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office has caught the attention of the California State Attorney General’s Office for possible voter intimidation.  According to the ABC affiliate KDRV, about…
Rank this Week: 789

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Bill Mange. Covers Texas criminal defense.

http://www.criminal-attorney-austin-texas.com/blog/
  • Dec 2

    Worst-Case Scenario Of A DWI Conviction in Texa

    Worst-Case Scenario Of A DWI Conviction in Texa
    What is my worst-case scenario? Now, when I hear “worst-case scenario,” I think of a legal catastrophe, a kind of judicial thermonuclear holocaust, or the sun exploding and incinerating Earth. Possible? Well … yes, but…
  • Nov 18

    Texas DWI License Suspension and ALR Hearing Information

    Texas DWI License Suspension and ALR Hearing Information
    Will my driver’s license probably be suspended? Yes. Here’s why. The Department of Public Safety will file an administrative action against you before the State Office of Administrative Hearings (“SOAH,” which rhymes…
  • Sep 8

    Well, This Is Ironic

    Well, This Is Ironic
    Courts are supposed to be places where you tell the truth. Judges are supposed to be people to whom you tell the truth. But what happens when the truth is something you have good reason to predict that the judge will not believe? Irony and an…
Rank this Week: 2491

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/
  • Dec 2

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 3 of 5

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 3 of 5
    FAQs About The Process Of Civil Rights Restoration What Is The Process Involved In Having Your Civil Rights Restored? It is actually quite a long, arduous process. There are several different types of restoration one may apply for. You can…
  • Nov 23

    When Even a Small Flaw in the State’s Case Can Overturn a Conviction in Florida

    When Even a Small Flaw in the State’s Case Can Overturn a Conviction in Florida
    In a criminal case, there are many details that both the prosecution and the defense must manage. The law imposes many requirements, both large and small, on the state regarding how it carries out a prosecution in order to ensure compliance…
  • Nov 15

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 2 of 5

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 2 of 5
    Restoring Of Civil Rights And Civil Liberties In Florida How And When Is Restoring Civil Liberties And Civil Rights Possible? Civil liberties and civil rights are one in the same. Though it is a long and costly process that does take a lot of…
Rank this Week: 3803

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/
  • Dec 2

    Burglary, Robbery, and Theft – What’s the Difference?

    Burglary, Robbery, and Theft – What’s the Difference?
    Let’s start with how burglary, robbery, and theft are the same. They are all commonly associated with the unlawful taking of another’s property. Theft and robbery do, in fact, always involve this scenario, or an attempt at this…
  • Dec 1

    Top Six Criminal Offenses in the U.S.

    Top Six Criminal Offenses in the U.S.
    A wrongful act that is punishable by law is called a crime. Although types and frequency of crime vary widely from place to place, nationwide statistics provide a clearer picture of which criminal offenses are most common in the United…
  • Dec 1

    Top Six Criminal Offenses in the U.S.

    Top Six Criminal Offenses in the U.S.
    A wrongful act that is punishable by law is called a crime. Although types and frequency of crime vary widely from place to place, nationwide statistics provide a clearer picture of which criminal offenses are most common in the United…
Rank this Week: 572

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Jacksonville registered sex predator arrested for alleged rape

    Jacksonville registered sex predator arrested for alleged rape
    A Jacksonville man is in police custody facing a pending sexual battery charge.  The man also happens to be a registered sexual predator in Florida who is on probation.  According to an article in the Florida Times Union, the man…
  • Nov 10

    Woman arrested in St. Johns County after being found unconscious with a baby

    Woman arrested in St. Johns County after being found unconscious with a baby
    A woman was recently arrested in St. Johns County, Florida on several charges resulting from her being found sleeping with a baby on her.  According to an article on News4Jax.com, Police say the woman was parked at a gas station and was…
  • Oct 20

    Jacksonville mother charged with child abuse after child found in car

    Jacksonville mother charged with child abuse after child found in car
    A woman in Jacksonville was arrested on the charge of child abuse after being accused of leaving her child in a hot car with no air conditioning.  According to a report in a report from News4Jax, the woman allegedly left the small child…
Rank this Week: 2579

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/
  • Dec 2

    Rethinking Negotiated Rulemaking

    Rethinking Negotiated Rulemaking
    Hannah J. Wiseman, Negotiated Rulemaking and New Risks: A Rail Safety Case Study, Wake Forest J.L. & Pol’y (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Richard PierceHannah Wiseman’s insightful case study has forced me to rethink my…
  • Dec 1

    Pregnancy, Accommodation, and the Workplace

    Pregnancy, Accommodation, and the Workplace
    Bradley A. Areheart, Accommodating Pregnancy, 67 Ala. L. Rev. 1125 (2016).Joseph SeinerIn Accommodating Pregnancy, Professor Bradley Areheart takes on the ambitious project of evaluating the current law of pregnancy discrimination in the…
  • Nov 30

    Decluttering the Estate Tax

    Decluttering the Estate Tax
    Wendy C. Gerzog, Toward a Reality-Based Estate Tax,  57 B.C. L. Rev. 1037 (2016).Michael YuWhere Marie Kondo taught us how to declutter our homes in The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Professor Wendy Gerzog provides in her article…
Rank this Week: 4460

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/
  • Dec 2

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    As the Charlotte Observer reports, Mecklenburg District Attorney Andrew Murray announced Wednesday that the officer who fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott earlier this year lawfully used deadly force and will not face criminal charges. …
  • Dec 1

    Fourth Circuit Affirms Doe v. Cooper

    Fourth Circuit Affirms Doe v. Cooper
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued its opinion in Doe v. Cooper yesterday. A unanimous panel of the court affirmed a decision from Middle District of North Carolina finding two parts of G.S. 14-208.18—North…
  • Nov 30

    Getting a Car for Christma

    Getting a Car for Christma
    Five years ago, my husband “gave” me a minivan for Christmas. Sure, it was fun to find the keys in my stocking and to put one of the children in the third row seat on the way to grandma’s, forcing him to stretch to touch his…
Rank this Week: 3262

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses topics related to DWI, criminal defense, traffic tickets, CDL defense, open records, Texas laws, and the War on Drugs. By Robert Guest.

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Rockwall Municipal Court- Don’t just pay the ticket!

    Rockwall Municipal Court- Don’t just pay the ticket!
    So you’ve got a ticket case in Rockwall and you want to take care of it. No one really has time to spend fighting a ticket case, so many people who get a citation just pay the ticket. Let me tell you why that’s not a great legal…
  • Nov 29

    Kaufman County Grand Jury Indictment List for 11/29/16

    Kaufman County Grand Jury Indictment List for 11/29/16
    If you are on this list that means a grand jury has indicted you and you need a lawyer NOW. Being indicted doesn’t mean you are guilty. It’s easy to indict people it Texas, but it does mean the State is serious about making you a…
  • Nov 29

    Expedited family violence court promises swifter justice for victims, defendants | Courts | Dallas New

    Expedited family violence court promises swifter justice for victims, defendants | Courts | Dallas New
    Source: Expedited family violence court promises swifter justice for victims, defendants | Courts | Dallas News A Dallas judge is looking to move assault-family violence (AFV) cases to trial faster. Moving cases faster is always a popular…
Rank this Week: 1182

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
Rank this Week: 4328

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2858

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 1

    The Rights You’ll Forfeit by not Calling Your DWI Attorney Over the Holiday

    The Rights You’ll Forfeit by not Calling Your DWI Attorney Over the Holiday
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “What steps should I be taking outside legal guidance to help my DWI case?” With so many holidays right around the corner, we wanted to take this opportunity to remind everyone…
  • Nov 29

    Are law enforcement officials collecting pictures of your face?

    Are law enforcement officials collecting pictures of your face?
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Am I allowed to videotape an interaction with police? Can they make me stop filming?” Most people assume that if they’ve never been arrested and charged with a…
  • Nov 24

    Involuntary Commitment Does Not Trigger Miranda, Court Rule

    Involuntary Commitment Does Not Trigger Miranda, Court Rule
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “If I have an outstanding warrant, what should I do?” To many people, involuntary commitment in a psychiatric facility seems like the equivalent of jail when it comes to…
Rank this Week: 2636

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 1

    US v. Doe, No. 15-10063 (11-29-16)(Garbis,…

    US v. Doe, No. 15-10063 (11-29-16)(Garbis, Sr. D.J., with Silverman and Nguyen).  This is an aggravated identity theft case.  The defendant was convicted of using the identity of a real person when he renewed his driver's license…
  • Nov 26

    Case o' The Week: Time for Land's End - McCandless and Bail Pending Habeas Resolution

    Case o' The Week: Time for Land's End - McCandless and Bail Pending Habeas Resolution
    Black Friday and Cyber Monday -- a fine time for the Ninth to be mulling Land's end. United States v. McCandless, 2016 WL 6647768 (9thCir. Nov. 10, 2016), decision available here.Players: Per curiam decision with Judges Wallace, Farris, and…
  • Nov 18

    Case o' The Week: Lin Win - Lin, Sex Trafficking Conspiracy and Guideline Sentencing

    Case o' The Week: Lin Win - Lin, Sex Trafficking Conspiracy and Guideline Sentencing
    The Honorable Judge Jerome Farris  The Ninth confirms what we thought we knew - look to the guidelines for a crime of conviction. United States v. Wei Lin, 2016 WL 6678368 (9thCir. Nov. 14, 2016), decision available here. Players:…
Rank this Week: 628

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices.

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • Dec 1

    Illinois Appeals Court Holds Bloodshot Eyes Insufficient to Establish Probable Cause for DUI

    Illinois Appeals Court Holds Bloodshot Eyes Insufficient to Establish Probable Cause for DUI
    The Illinois Court of Appeals for the Third District recently held that suspicion aroused by bloodshot eyes, unless confirmed by another factor (such as poor driving, stumbling, or an inability to communicate), does not rise to the level of…
  • Nov 7

    West Virginia Supreme Court Says Drunk Driving is Illegal on Private Property

    West Virginia Supreme Court Says Drunk Driving is Illegal on Private Property
    In West Virginia, people often drive their ATVs on their own property after drinking a few beers. The West Virginia Supreme Court, however, struck down this common cultural practice in a decision last month. In a 4-1 opinion, the state high…
  • Nov 7

    National Study Suggests Blood Tests Cannot Accurately Measure Marijuana Impairment

    National Study Suggests Blood Tests Cannot Accurately Measure Marijuana Impairment
    A recent study suggests that blood tests are not an accurate method to measure whether an individual is driving while impaired by cannabis. The current legal blood levels can lead to impaired drivers going without punishment, while others are…
Rank this Week: 4742

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    California DUI with Out-of-State Prior

    California DUI with Out-of-State Prior
    Many people know that a California DUI is a “priorable” offense. This means that if a person is arrested and convicted of a subsequent California DUI within ten years, the penalties by operation of law increase. Generally, a…
  • Nov 23

    Pilot Arrested for DUI

    Pilot Arrested for DUI
    An Indiana man was recently arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. It was later discovered that he was on his way to the Indianapolis airport. The man, identified as Robert Harris III, is a commercial pilot. According to…
  • Nov 14

    West Virginia Supreme Court Rules for DUI on Private Property

    West Virginia Supreme Court Rules for DUI on Private Property
    The West Virginia Supreme Court reversed a lower court’s decision and ruled that people can be arrested and convicted of driving under the influence even if it occurred on private property and have their licenses revoked. The case stems…
Rank this Week: 2520

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Comments on Michigan news and criminal law. By The Law Office of Steven L. Schwartz.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Michigan State Trooper Charged with “Super Drunk” DUI after Allegedly Crashing into a Home While Intoxicated

    Michigan State Trooper Charged with “Super Drunk” DUI after Allegedly Crashing into a Home While Intoxicated
    A Michigan State Trooper has been arrested for charges claiming that he violated the state’s “Super Drunk” law when he was involved in a single-vehicle accident last month. According to a local news report discussing the…
  • Nov 30

    Opioid Epidemic Leads to Increase in Heroin Arrest

    Opioid Epidemic Leads to Increase in Heroin Arrest
    Over the last 10 years, an epidemic of opiate and opioid abuse has killed thousands of Americans and may be getting worse. Both state and federal authorities have refined their policing strategy and stepped up enforcement to address the…
  • Nov 15

    Michigan Woman Arrested for Alleged DUI After Hit-and-Run Crash

    Michigan Woman Arrested for Alleged DUI After Hit-and-Run Crash
    A recently published article in the Detroit Free Press mentions the arrest of a 30-year-old Romulus woman for charges of DUI causing a serious injury after she allegedly caused a chain-reaction accident on Interstate 94 and later fled the…
Rank this Week: 1646

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Dec 1

    Gun Violence Costs Minnesota $764 Million Annually

    Gun Violence Costs Minnesota $764 Million Annually
    Gun violence and the associated expenses costs Minnesota more than three-quarters of a billion dollars each year, according to findings from the Minnesota Coalition for Common Sense. Statistics show that gun violence costs Minnesota roughly…
  • Nov 30

    Another Successful “Our Hearts To Your Soles” In The Book

    Another Successful “Our Hearts To Your Soles” In The Book
    One of our favorite annual events has come and gone, and once again it was a huge success! We’re talking of course about Our Hearts To Your Soles! Our Hearts To Your Soles 2016 took place last Tuesday at the Dorothy Day Center in St.…
  • Nov 29

    Minnesota Businesses Coming Together To Prevent DUI

    Minnesota Businesses Coming Together To Prevent DUI
    Minnesota businesses are trying to help cut down on the number of people who drive drunk during the holiday season by letting patrons know that they are welcome to leave their cars overnight in their parking lots to avoid getting behind the…
Rank this Week: 3234

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/
  • Dec 1

    Gun Violence Costs Minnesota $764 Million Annually

    Gun Violence Costs Minnesota $764 Million Annually
    Gun violence and the associated expenses costs Minnesota more than three-quarters of a billion dollars each year, according to findings from the Minnesota Coalition for Common Sense. Statistics show that gun violence costs Minnesota roughly…
  • Nov 30

    Another Successful “Our Hearts To Your Soles” In The Book

    Another Successful “Our Hearts To Your Soles” In The Book
    One of our favorite annual events has come and gone, and once again it was a huge success! We’re talking of course about Our Hearts To Your Soles! Our Hearts To Your Soles 2016 took place last Tuesday at the Dorothy Day Center in St.…
  • Nov 29

    Minnesota Businesses Coming Together To Prevent DUI

    Minnesota Businesses Coming Together To Prevent DUI
    Minnesota businesses are trying to help cut down on the number of people who drive drunk during the holiday season by letting patrons know that they are welcome to leave their cars overnight in their parking lots to avoid getting behind the…
Rank this Week: 2905

Graham Lawyer Blog

Graham Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law, law and technology stories, and first amendment issues from around Eastern Washington. By Stephen Graham.

http://www.grahamlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2989

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Zachary B. Cooper, Attorney at Law, P.C.

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Holds DUI Defendant Waived Right to Counsel

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Holds DUI Defendant Waived Right to Counsel
    The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently upheld an appellant’s DUI conviction, reasoning that the appellant waived his right to counsel by ignoring the trial court’s repeated directions for him to retain counsel. On June 21,…
  • Nov 15

    Pennsylvania Educates Teens About Dangers of Distracted Driving

    Pennsylvania Educates Teens About Dangers of Distracted Driving
    Last month, Governor Tom Wolf encouraged Pennsylvania’s observance of the National Teen Driver Safety Week. The campaign was designed to motivate teenagers to beware of dangerous distracted driving behaviors — particularly texting…
  • Nov 1

    Pennsylvania Appellate Court Upholds Officer’s Second Detention of Juvenile During Traffic Stop

    Pennsylvania Appellate Court Upholds Officer’s Second Detention of Juvenile During Traffic Stop
    A.A. (a minor) appealed her adjudication of delinquency on charges of DUI, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and a traffic violation. On appeal, A.A. solely challenged the juvenile court’s denial of…
Rank this Week: 1969

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Our blog touches on all types of criminal law topics.

http://www.sevenslegal.com/blog/
  • Dec 1

    Anthony Michael Hall Facing Felony Battery Charge

    Anthony Michael Hall Facing Felony Battery Charge
    Anthony Michael Hall, the actor best known for his role in the ’80s teen movie “The Breakfast Club,” was recently arrested for felony battery of his neighbor. Actor is Facing Charges of Felony Battery Hall was recently…
  • Nov 24

    The Holiday Crime Season

    The Holiday Crime Season
    The holiday season is often the crime season. If you’ve been accused of committing a crime this holiday season, you’ll want to know just what you’ll need to avoid jail time next year. The Holidays Can Be a Season of Crime…
  • Nov 17

    Rehab Aid Accused of Sexual Assault and Insurance Fraud

    Rehab Aid Accused of Sexual Assault and Insurance Fraud
    Prosecutors in Los Angeles have charged a self-described “rehab mogul” with multiple sexual assault offenses as well as defrauding insurers as part of a $175-million billing scheme. “Rehab Mogul” Accused of Money…
Rank this Week: 883

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Focusing on issues affecting the criminal justice system. By Bautista, Overson & Stewart PC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • Dec 1

    Salt Lake Tribune Calls for Public Access to BYU Police Records in Sexual Assault Case

    Salt Lake Tribune Calls for Public Access to BYU Police Records in Sexual Assault Case
    Brigham Young University employs its own police agency.  Its members are authorized to make arrests and even use deadly force, just like other police officers in Utah. However, there’s a major difference between BYU officers and…
  • Nov 29

    Is it Illegal to Post a Picture of Someone Online without their Permission?

    Is it Illegal to Post a Picture of Someone Online without their Permission?
    Like it or not, we live in a digital world where our daily lives are chronicled online through sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and LinkedIn. Many people enjoy sharing personal photos and videos on the internet, but serious…
  • Nov 17

    What is the Minimum Penalty for Kidnapping in Utah?

    What is the Minimum Penalty for Kidnapping in Utah?
    Regardless of the circumstances that led to the charges, kidnapping is an extremely serious crime.  If the defendant is convicted, he or she will face very severe penalties, even if judge does not impose the maximum sentence.  If…
Rank this Week: 2054

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Man Arrested for Drunk Driving After Driving Himself to Station

    Man Arrested for Drunk Driving After Driving Himself to Station
    There is very little question that alcohol can negatively affect one’s thought process.  This is one of the many reasons that drunk driving is dangerous and can and often does result in a serious car accident.   However,…
  • Dec 1

    Mom and Twins Hit by Alleged Drunk Driver in Salem

    Mom and Twins Hit by Alleged Drunk Driver in Salem
    According to a recent news report from the Boston Globe, a mother and her two young twins were celebrating Halloween in Salem, Massachusetts when things went seriously wrong. As the trio left the downtown center, they realized that one…
  • Nov 28

    Cleveland Browns Alvin Bailey Faces Possible Suspension after DUI

    Cleveland Browns Alvin Bailey Faces Possible Suspension after DUI
    According to a recent news article from ESPN, Alvin Bailey, a guard on the Cleveland Browns, is facing a possible two-game suspension following his plea of no contest to a criminal charge that he was driving under the influence in the…
Rank this Week: 3105

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Nov 30

    Theft charges filed after police respond to backyard gunfire call

    Theft charges filed after police respond to backyard gunfire call
    An incident occurred on a recent Tuesday in Georgia that resulted in five people being arrested. Whatever they had planned for their day took a back seat when police showed up after receiving a call about gunshots being heard. The...
  • Nov 16

    Avoiding jail time regarding drug possession charges in Georgia

    Avoiding jail time regarding drug possession charges in Georgia
    Many Georgia residents have experienced situations in life where they felt they were in the wrong places at the wrong times. In some cases, drug possession charges were involved. In building strong defenses, some have been able to…
  • Oct 31

    Routine traffic stop in Georgia leads to drug charges and arrest

    Routine traffic stop in Georgia leads to drug charges and arrest
    Law enforcement agents who make traffic stops in Georgia often claim to find evidence of criminal offenses during the process. Such appears to have been the case in a recent stop made in Fort Oglethorpe. The incident has led to...
Rank this Week: 2365

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Nov 30

    Impaired Driving – The Reduced DUI Charge for Utah Driver

    Impaired Driving – The Reduced DUI Charge for Utah Driver
    Utah drivers who are arrested for a DUI need to know there’s a chance they may be offered a reduced charge known as impaired driving. Although this charge is slightly better than a DUI, it is best to consult with a criminal defense…
  • Nov 28

    Pedestrian and Others Injured in Dog Attack

    Pedestrian and Others Injured in Dog Attack
    Three women are recovering from injuries after a dog attack which first targeted a pedestrian and then two bystanders who rushed to help. Two animals involved in dog attack 20 year old Sierra Coe of Millville Utah was walking home from the…
  • Nov 23

    Uptick of Family Disputes and Violence on Thanksgiving

    Uptick of Family Disputes and Violence on Thanksgiving
    Law enforcement has noted that there is an uptick of calls regarding family disputes or violence between family members during the holiday season, starting with Thanksgiving. There are things that can be done to help avoid sticky situations…
Rank this Week: 5008