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New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4539

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 1635

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/
  • Sep 23

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Protests erupted in Charlotte this week in response to an officer-involved shooting of a black man, Keith Lamont Scott, on Tuesday afternoon.  The protests, which have caused law enforcement officers to don riot gear and use tear gas to…
  • Sep 22

    State v. Lindsey:  Another Close Call on Probable Cause for DWI

    State v. Lindsey:  Another Close Call on Probable Cause for DWI
    Do the following facts provide probable cause to arrest for impaired driving? An officer pulls behind a vehicle at a stoplight around 3 a.m. and sees that its registration is expired.  He activates his blue lights, and the defendant…
  • Sep 21

    All the Probation Effective Date

    All the Probation Effective Date
    Any person, felon or misdemeanant, can be on probation for up to 5 years. In some cases—assuming you did the extension just right—probation could be as long as 8 years. So, there are some pretty old probation cases hanging around.…
Rank this Week: 3232

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Crimes Against Illinois State Officials: Harsh Punishments in Cook and DuPage County

    Crimes Against Illinois State Officials: Harsh Punishments in Cook and DuPage County
    Attacking a state official is never a good idea in the best of circumstances. First of all, police officers are officers of the court. Therefore the defendant will be setting themselves up for a challenging criminal prosecution process. The…
  • Aug 31

    Drug Dealer Faces Homicide Charge After Client Overdose

    Drug Dealer Faces Homicide Charge After Client Overdose
    Did you know that drug dealers can be held criminally responsible if their clients die from an overdose after purchasing their drugs? In Illinois, a drug dealer in this situation can be charged with reckless homicide. This is exactly what…
  • Aug 29

    Family Robbed at Gunpoint and Falsely Imprisoned in Home

    Family Robbed at Gunpoint and Falsely Imprisoned in Home
    The Wisconsin State Journal reports that two suspects are currently in custody in Illinois in connection with a violent home invasion that took place in Madison last January. Allegedly, the two suspects robbed a 27-year-old man at gunpoint,…
Rank this Week: 2323

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland laws on drug arrests, DUI and gun crimes. By the Herbst Firm.

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Marijuana Grower Files Lawsuit Against Maryland

    Marijuana Grower Files Lawsuit Against Maryland
    Even before the medical marijuana commission began the selection process for awarding grower and distributor licenses it was hypothesized that some losing applicants would sue over the unfair process. According to newly drafted regulations,…
  • Sep 19

    More Issues For Medical Marijuana

    More Issues For Medical Marijuana
    First, state politicians passed a completely ineffective medical marijuana law that unsurprisingly had zero takers. Then a year later when a legitimate medical marijuana program became state law, the commission in charge of writing the policy…
  • Sep 8

    State Police Arrest Dozens Over Holiday Weekend

    State Police Arrest Dozens Over Holiday Weekend
    Holiday weekends motivate thousands to take to the highways to vacation or visit with friends and family. And in Maryland when the weather is warm, a large majority of these motorists travel between the Baltimore and D.C. metro areas and the…
Rank this Week: 3605

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 1791

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law. By Abdo Law Firm.

http://www.michigancriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Macomb County Drunk Driving Update

    Macomb County Drunk Driving Update
    Drunk driving is charged as a crime; not a traffic violation. From our experience, first offenders finding themselves in this position rarely fit the mold of someone that you would expect to get into trouble with the law. On the…
  • Jul 14

    Michigan Driver Responsibility Fees; It Pays to Fight Every Traffic Ticket!

    Michigan Driver Responsibility Fees; It Pays to Fight Every Traffic Ticket!
    Since 2003, the State of Michigan collects Driver Responsibility Fees against driver’s when excessive points are abstracted on a person’s driving record (Category 1 Offenses). Fees are also collected for specific offenses,…
  • Jul 14

    Michigan Driver Responsibility Fees; It Pays to Fight Every Traffic Ticket!

    Michigan Driver Responsibility Fees; It Pays to Fight Every Traffic Ticket!
    Since 2003, the State of Michigan collects Driver Responsibility Fees against driver’s when excessive points are abstracted on a person’s driving record (Category 1 Offenses). Fees are also collected for specific offenses,…
Rank this Week: 2890

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: 1340

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/
  • Sep 22

    SJC RULES THAT RUNNING FROM BOSTON POLICE DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE GUILT

    SJC RULES THAT RUNNING FROM BOSTON POLICE DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE GUILT
    In Twelve Step programs, one of the steps to recovery is to “make amends” to people you have wronged. Well, while I am not involved in such a program at present, I do owe you, my readers, an amends. I left you hanging during the…
  • Sep 9

    CRIMINAL APPEAL BEFORE SJC IN POLICE OFFICER MURDER CASE IS SUCCESSFUL

    CRIMINAL APPEAL BEFORE SJC IN POLICE OFFICER MURDER CASE IS SUCCESSFUL
    I have been bouncing back and forth between the Boston Police Union vs. Body Cams follies and the return to…that other Department…in terms of topics for the blog this week. I think, as a prelude to both, I should bring you a…
  • Sep 2

    BOSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT CONTINUES THE PUBLICLY FUNDED FIGHT TO AVOID SCRUTINY

    BOSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT CONTINUES THE PUBLICLY FUNDED FIGHT TO AVOID SCRUTINY
    Ok, I know that when I left off in my last blog, I indicated that I was going to return to the topic of a particular mismanaged blight on the Massachusetts landscape that is being slipped a pass by our governor…but that will have to…
Rank this Week: 324

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    South St. Paul set to dramatically restrict where sex offenders can live

    South St. Paul set to dramatically restrict where sex offenders can live
    9-22-16 Minnesota: Shange McNeal was found guilty of criminal sexual assault in 2001. So when he moved into a South St. Paul neighborhood in June, locals took notice. Eyebrows also raised when Anthony Bulmer moved to the inner-ring suburb.…
  • Sep 13

    “If this is winning, I don’t want it:” Convicted sex offender talks about life after being released from prison

    “If this is winning, I don’t want it:” Convicted sex offender talks about life after being released from prison
    9-13-16 Wisconsin: MILWAUKEE -- On the morning of July 5th, a white van left Fox Lake Correctional Institution. In the back, Matthew Schechter, a Milwaukee man with a history of sex crimes. As a young man in the late '80s, he had sex with…
  • Sep 11

    Lifetime on sex-offender registry questioned

    Lifetime on sex-offender registry questioned
    9-11-16 California: Critics ask whether those convicted of one assault should have a chance to get off the list eventually SAN FRANCISCO — When ex-Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner became a registered sex offender for life last…
Rank this Week: 214

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    US v. Williams, No. 15-10008…

    US v. Williams, No. 15-10008 (9-20-16)(Wallace w/Kozinski & Whaley, Sr. D.J.). The 9th reversed the suppression of a search of crack cocaine and a firearm.  The 9th held that the officers had reasonable suspicion of the defendant…
  • Sep 18

    Case o' The Week: It Pays to Discover - Soto-Zuniga and Government Discovery Obligation

    Case o' The Week: It Pays to Discover - Soto-Zuniga and Government Discovery Obligation
    Q: What victory could be sweeter than a Ninth Circuit reversal on a discovery motion? A: A Ninth reversal on two discovery motions!  United States v. Soto-Zuniga, 2016 WL 4932319 (9thCir. Sept. 18, 2016), decision available…
  • Sep 16

    US v. Soto-Zuniga, No. 14-50529…

    US v. Soto-Zuniga, No. 14-50529 (9-16-16)(Gould w/Kozinski & Gould).  In an important decision, and defense win, the 9th vacated a conviction and remanded to (1) grant a discovery request challenging the constitutionality of a…
Rank this Week: 461

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/
  • Sep 22

    Minneapolis Police Announce Revamped Transgender Policie

    Minneapolis Police Announce Revamped Transgender Policie
    In what can only be described as a difficult news week, it’s nice to hear a story about real progress being made, especially when it happens in our own backyard. That’s what happened yesterday when the Minneapolis police announced…
  • Sep 21

    Understanding Domestic Abuse No Contact Order

    Understanding Domestic Abuse No Contact Order
    There are a number of different types of restraining or no contact orders in Minnesota. Some cover instances of domestic abuse, others cover allegations of stalking, while another group handles incidents of harassment. Today, we are going…
  • Sep 20

    Police Shooting in Tulsa Raises Serious Concern

    Police Shooting in Tulsa Raises Serious Concern
    Stop us if you’ve heard this headline before – “Unarmed Black Man Killed By White Cop.” Unfortunately, that’s the headline we were treated to again today after what unfolded last week in Tulsa. If you…
Rank this Week: 2962

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Sep 22

    Minneapolis Police Announce Revamped Transgender Policie

    Minneapolis Police Announce Revamped Transgender Policie
    In what can only be described as a difficult news week, it’s nice to hear a story about real progress being made, especially when it happens in our own backyard. That’s what happened yesterday when the Minneapolis police announced…
  • Sep 21

    Understanding Domestic Abuse No Contact Order

    Understanding Domestic Abuse No Contact Order
    There are a number of different types of restraining or no contact orders in Minnesota. Some cover instances of domestic abuse, others cover allegations of stalking, while another group handles incidents of harassment. Today, we are going…
  • Sep 20

    Police Shooting in Tulsa Raises Serious Concern

    Police Shooting in Tulsa Raises Serious Concern
    Stop us if you’ve heard this headline before – “Unarmed Black Man Killed By White Cop.” Unfortunately, that’s the headline we were treated to again today after what unfolded last week in Tulsa. If you…
Rank this Week: 3397

Peters Criminal Defense Blog

Peters Criminal Defense Blog

Covers all types of criminal defense topics.

http://www.losangelescrimelawyer.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Is Sexting Considered Child Pornography in California?

    Is Sexting Considered Child Pornography in California?
    If your child has been sending or receiving sexually provocative photos or videos on a computer or smartphone, it is likely considered to be “sexting.”  California law enforcement consider sexting to be child pornography,…
  • Sep 19

    How Child Pornography is Prosecuted in California

    How Child Pornography is Prosecuted in California
      Getting charged with possessing or distributing child pornography can have life-altering ramifications. You could face significant monetary fines, jail time, and the indignity and humiliation of having to register as a sex offender for…
  • Sep 16

    Mandatory Ignition Interlock Device Bill in California

    Mandatory Ignition Interlock Device Bill in California
    The California legislature passed a bill that would mandate the use of ignition interlock devices if you or a loved one is convicted of driving while under the influence (DUI). The state senate voted unanimously in favor of Senate Bill The…
Rank this Week: 1672

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Criminal Disenfranchisement and Voting Rights: 2 Steps Forward, 3 Back

    Criminal Disenfranchisement and Voting Rights: 2 Steps Forward, 3 Back
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question:”A past conviction is keeping me from finding work. What can I do?” Virginia’s Supreme Court ruled this July that its governor’s decision to restore voting…
  • Sep 20

    North Carolina Man Charged In False Clown Sighting Incident

    North Carolina Man Charged In False Clown Sighting Incident
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “What should parents tell their children to do when interacting with police officers?” If you’ve been following the news closely you’ve likely seen articles…
  • Sep 15

    New “Blue Lives Matter” Law Taken For A Spin in Louisiana

    New “Blue Lives Matter” Law Taken For A Spin in Louisiana
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Should I talk to the police?” There’s been a recent push by legislatures in some states to pass what are known as “Blue Lives Matter” laws. This broad…
Rank this Week: 2589

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

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

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Charges Dismissed For Mother Charged With Child Endangerment

    Charges Dismissed For Mother Charged With Child Endangerment
    Recently, a woman found herself in a tragic set of circumstances that led to some very serious criminal charges. One day, while caring for her young child, the woman became inebriated and without proper supervision, her child was found…
  • Sep 21

    How Much Does An ACDA Ticket Cost?

    How Much Does An ACDA Ticket Cost?
    Under Ohio law, a motorist can be penalized for violating what is known as the state’s Assured Clear Distance Ahead (ACDA) law. This law, which is set forth in Ohio Revised Code Section 4511.21, provides that “No person shall…
  • Sep 20

    OVI Conviction Avoided For A Woman In Bellmont County

    OVI Conviction Avoided For A Woman In Bellmont County
    Not long ago, a woman was pulled over in Belmont County and when a test showed her BAC was a .156, she was charged with her first OVI offense. With no prior criminal history, the woman was very nervous and unsure about the possible…
Rank this Week: 1763

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

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

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Sep 22

    A Culture of Lie

    A Culture of Lie
    This may seem—especially to anyone who knows my views, and read the headline—like it’s going to be a post about cops. I suppose, mostly, it is. But it’s really a post about all of us. It’s a post about the fact…
  • Sep 21

    The Unaccountable

    The Unaccountable
    Last year, on a 2,000-mile roadtrip, I listened to a semi-fictionalized, semi-autobiographical book about the life of Eliot Ness, called “The Untouchables.” Ness was a law enforcement officer tasked with taking down Al Capone, a…
  • Sep 19

    All Those Word

    All Those Word
    Someone—it may have been Scott Greenfield—suggested the other day that we imagine that Congress did away with all the laws on the books, and replaced them with one law to rule them all:1 It shall be a crime to engage in wrongful…
Rank this Week: 749

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Katt Williams facing criminal charges in Georgia

    Katt Williams facing criminal charges in Georgia
    Most people in Georgia are familiar with Katt Williams for his long comedy career, but he recently made headlines for his personal life rather than his comedic stylings. Williams is currently facing multiple criminal charges in two different…
  • Sep 8

    Former GBI agent facing racketeering criminal charge

    Former GBI agent facing racketeering criminal charge
    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation recently relieved one of its agents of her duties, which was quickly followed by her resignation. Facing criminal charges for racketeering, she spent only hours behind jail before posting her $100,000 bond.…
  • Aug 26

    Possible kill for hire results in criminal charge

    Possible kill for hire results in criminal charge
    A Georgia teenager is currently being held in police custody without the opportunity to post bond. The high school student is facing criminal charges as an adult after he allegedly tried to hire someone to kill two of his classmates...
Rank this Week: 2399

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Sep 22

    Is It Illegal to File a False Police Report?

    Is It Illegal to File a False Police Report?
    You can’t afford to go without experienced criminal defense. At Broden & Mickelsen, we tackle the tough cases For the past few weeks, all eyes have been on Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where top-ranked athletes from around the world…
  • Sep 21

    Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Asks – Should Being Poor Mean You Have to Stay in Jail?

    Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Asks – Should Being Poor Mean You Have to Stay in Jail?
    When they can’t pay, they are stuck in jail until their case moves forward. In the meantime, their job, their children, and their other responsibilities exist in a sort of limbo. No one should be punished for being poor says Texas…
  • Sep 19

    Four Texas Cities Are Among the Most Dangerous for Women in the Country

    Four Texas Cities Are Among the Most Dangerous for Women in the Country
    Four cities in Texas have ranked among the most dangerous in the country in terms of crimes committed against women. The data was released this month by the insurance and management site valuepenguin.com. It stated one in six women will be a…
Rank this Week: 1797

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 22

    What Types of Defenses are Available for Drug Crimes in Mississippi?

    What Types of Defenses are Available for Drug Crimes in Mississippi?
    (Image Credit: pexels.com) If you have been charged with a drug crime in the state of Mississippi, you may feel as though there is little hope for your future. While the charges certainly are serious—and should be taken…
  • Sep 19

    When Is Breaking and Entering a Felony?

    When Is Breaking and Entering a Felony?
    (Image Credit: pexels.com) The term “breaking and entering” usually conjures up an image similar to those we see in the movies. A person dressed entirely in black sneaks into an open window and steals the family silver. Breaking…
  • Sep 19

    When Is Breaking and Entering a Felony?

    When Is Breaking and Entering a Felony?
    (Image Credit: pexels.com) The term “breaking and entering” usually conjures up an image similar to those we see in the movies. A person dressed entirely in black sneaks into an open window and steals the family silver. Breaking…
Rank this Week: 2869

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 22

    Calls to abolish death penalty grow louder in Japan

    Calls to abolish death penalty grow louder in Japan
    Source: South China Morning Post (21 September 2016)http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/2021350/calls-abolish-death-penalty-grow-louder-japanJapan’s use of the death penalty is expected to come under unprecedented domestic…
  • Sep 19

    Widodo clarifies Duterte statement on Mary Jane Veloso – report

    Widodo clarifies Duterte statement on Mary Jane Veloso – report
    Source: GMA (16 September 2016)http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/581647/news/pinoyabroad/widodo-clarifies-duterte-statement-on-mary-jane-veloso-reportIndonesian President Joko Widodo has clarified his earlier statement on President Rodrigo…
  • Sep 11

    Duterte has given the green light for Mary Jane's execution: Jokowi

    Duterte has given the green light for Mary Jane's execution: Jokowi
    Source: The Jakarta Post (12 September 2016)http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2016/09/12/duterte-has-given-the-green-light-for-mary-janes-execution-jokowi.htmlPresident Joko “Jokowi” Widodo said on Monday that Philippine…
Rank this Week: 541

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

A legal blog written by a recent graduate of UCLA School of Law. Posts cover a wide range of topics, but areas of focus include criminal law, constitutional law, law and technology, and commentary on scholarship and legal education.

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Sep 21

    Trump's Bold Plan for the Fourth Amendment

    Trump's Bold Plan for the Fourth Amendment
    Politico reports on an exciting development in Donald Trump's policy proposals. When asked how he would address "violence in the black community," Trump was ready with this nuanced discussion of police procedures:“I would do…
  • Aug 25

    Illinois "Pidgey's Law" an Overly Hasty, Muddled Attempt at Regulating Augmented Reality

    Illinois "Pidgey's Law" an Overly Hasty, Muddled Attempt at Regulating Augmented Reality
    Several news outlets have reports on this bill (AB 6601) recently introduced by Illinois State Representative Kelly Cassidy. Nicknamed "Pidgey's Law," the bill was introduced in response to reports that players of the augmented reality game,…
  • Aug 24

    Value Judgments in the Bluebook

    Value Judgments in the Bluebook
    In the harrowing world of the legal publication process, law review editors use the arcane and intricate rules of the Bluebook to dissect, complicate, elaborate, and brighten up citations in an incomprehensible swirl of…
Rank this Week: 1814

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Sep 21

    Why Would Angelina Jolie Demand Sole Custody?

    Why Would Angelina Jolie Demand Sole Custody?
    When I read this morning that Brad and Angie were kaput, I didn’t believe it. After all, every month for the past several years some gossip magazine has splashed this headline across their cover page. Only it was never true. But today…
  • Sep 13

    Get Over It Hillary…

    Get Over It Hillary…
    In a recent interview with HUMANSOFNEWYORK.COM Hillary Clinton explains why she may appear to be “cold and unemotional”. “I was taking a law school admissions test in a big classroom at Harvard. My friend and I were some of…
  • Aug 31

    GUEST POST: FATHERLESS IN NORTH AMERICA

    GUEST POST: FATHERLESS IN NORTH AMERICA
    TERRY BRENNAN is the co-founder of “LEADING WOMEN FOR SHARED PARENTING”, an organization based in the United States, with invited members located world-wide. Members include women who are Senators, members of the House of…
Rank this Week: 4889

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

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

    Mental Health Issues and Criminal Behavior

    Mental Health Issues and Criminal Behavior
    As the link between mental health issues and criminal behavior is being researched, disorders such as depression and schizophrenia that were previously taboo to speak about are finally being seen and discussed as actual medical conditions…
  • Sep 12

    One Beer per Hour Rule May Still Result in a DUI

    One Beer per Hour Rule May Still Result in a DUI
    It is a common misconception that drinking only one beer per hour will keep an individual within the legal limit to avoid a DUI. Regardless of what online blood alcohol concentration (BAC) calculators tell you, they cannot honestly predict…
  • Sep 7

    Legalized Marijuana is Taxable Marijuana

    Legalized Marijuana is Taxable Marijuana
    As neighboring states change their restrictions on marijuana by permitting all uses of the plant, the financial payback of legalized marijuana is becoming apparent as the decriminalized “drug” is now taxable. With medical and now…
Rank this Week: 4970

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2907

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Children Are Often Victims in DUI Crashe

    Children Are Often Victims in DUI Crashe
    The State of California law recognizes that children involved in incidents of DUI in Los Angeles are at special risk; in fact, California Vehicle Code 23572 mandates enhancements in penalties for anyone driving DUI with kids in the car. For a…
  • Sep 19

    New “Potalyzer” Could Test for Marijuana DUI

    New “Potalyzer” Could Test for Marijuana DUI
    When someone arrested for DUI in Los Angeles is under the influence of alcohol, law enforcement officials have a fairly easy way to measure the degree of intoxication with a breathalyzer test and/or a blood alcohol concentration test. But…
  • Sep 14

    California DUI Bill Could Expand Ignition Interlock Requirement

    California DUI Bill Could Expand Ignition Interlock Requirement
    California could soon be among the 25 states that require drivers with a first DUI conviction to install ignition interlock devices in any vehicles that they drive. The new law would not affect the penalties for anyone convicted of DUI in Los…
Rank this Week: 4244

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

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

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Sep 21

    Does having a DUI affect getting hired?

    Does having a DUI affect getting hired?
      Finding a job in today’s economy can be tough. Although that is a difficult task on its own for the best of candidates, adding an Arizona DUI conviction to your record can make a job search even more problematic. At best, you may…
  • Sep 14

    How to Remove a DUI off My Record

    How to Remove a DUI off My Record
    When you are arrested or convicted of drunk driving, resulting criminal charges can heavily affect your daily life. You may lose your job, struggle to find a new position, get expelled from college and even suffer credit problems. Your…
  • Sep 12

    False DUI Breathalyzer Results from Foreign Substance

    False DUI Breathalyzer Results from Foreign Substance
    When you are suspected of DUI and administered a breathalyzer test, there are a multitude of substances that can affect your test results. Even if you have not been drinking alcohol, you can still be arrested if your breathalyzer test…
Rank this Week: 4450

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

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

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • Sep 21

    Nashville Decriminalizes Marijuana What's Next

    Nashville Decriminalizes Marijuana What's Next
    The Metro Nashville Davidson County City Council passed a law to decriminalize marijuana  on final reading. Now , several questions will have to be answered. 1. How will the Metro Nashville Police Department enforce the new law ? I…
  • Sep 20

    Should Tennessee's Bail Bond Laws Be Reviewed ?

    Should Tennessee's Bail Bond Laws Be Reviewed ?
    Recently, the bail bond system has been in the news  due to the perceived inequality of the bail  bond system. The most common complaint is the bail bond system unfairly treats the poor. Some bonds are set so high that the…
  • Sep 20

    Should Tennessee's Bail Bond Laws Be Reviewed ?

    Should Tennessee's Bail Bond Laws Be Reviewed ?
    Recently, the bail bond system has been in the news  due to the perceived inequality of the bail  bond system. The most common complaint is the bail bond system unfairly treats the poor. Some bonds are set so high that the…
Rank this Week: 4689

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Sep 21

    What are jackknife truck accidents?

    What are jackknife truck accidents?
    Accidents that involve large commercial tractor-trailer trucks leave thousands of people with devastating injuries each year. Jackknife truck accidents are one of the most dangerous types of these crashes, because they often involve multiple…
  • Sep 9

    Common Types of Injuries in Car Accident

    Common Types of Injuries in Car Accident
    Car accidents happen in a multitude of ways, and the injuries suffered vary just as widely. While minor injuries are the most common, serious injuries often lead to emergency department visits, costly treatment, and rehabilitation. The costs…
  • Aug 30

    Who is liable in an accident caused by another driver?

    Who is liable in an accident caused by another driver?
    Because of the difference in size between a bus and a passenger car, the injuries sustained in these accidents are often severe. Proving liability in these mass transit crashes, however, is not always simple. This is especially true if your…
Rank this Week: 275

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Jacksonville Man Faces 25 Years In Prison In Fatal New Year’s Day 2013 Crash

    Jacksonville Man Faces 25 Years In Prison In Fatal New Year’s Day 2013 Crash
    A man arrested after a fatal crash New Year’s Day in 2013, which killed one passenger and seriously injured two others, was found guilty Tuesday of multiple charges. The 23-year-old man was found guilty of DUI manslaughter and two…
  • Sep 20

    Bradenton Woman Accused of Sending Neighbor Bomb Threat

    Bradenton Woman Accused of Sending Neighbor Bomb Threat
    A Bradenton woman is in jail after police claim she sent a bomb threat to her neighbor last weekend, resulting in the entire block being evacuated.   The 50-year-old woman made her first appearance in court on Monday. Investigators…
  • Sep 19

    St. Pete Police Officer Arrested for Domestic Battery

    St. Pete Police Officer Arrested for Domestic Battery
    A St. Petersburg police officer has been charged with domestic battery. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, the man was arrested Monday following an altercation with his live-in girlfriend. The alleged incident occurred…
Rank this Week: 802

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/
  • Sep 21

    Cross Examination of Fingerprint Expert and the Confrontation Clause: Tips and Trick

    Cross Examination of Fingerprint Expert and the Confrontation Clause: Tips and Trick
    US v. Joel Rivas, No. 13-3526. A fingerprint examiner ("Rottman") testified at trial that he was certain the partial fingerprint found on a 9 millimeter handgun belonged to Joel Rivas. Rivas's only argument is that his rights under…
  • Sep 9

    "God Forgives, Outlaws Don't." Federal Criminal Forfeiture 101

    "God Forgives, Outlaws Don't." Federal Criminal Forfeiture 101
    US v. Joshua N. Bowser. Appeal of: Bradley W. Carlson. No. 15-2258. This appeal involves the government's efforts to seize personal property bearing the insignia of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club (the "Outlaws"), and the effort of a…
  • Aug 26

    Attorney-Client Privilege May Block Subpoena to Client’s Accountant

    Attorney-Client Privilege May Block Subpoena to Client’s Accountant
    Grand Jury Subpoena to Client's Accountant: Attorney-Client Privilege May Block Production In the Matter of GRAND JURY PROCEEDINGS Nos. 99-3131, 99-3317. A grand jury investigating alleged tax fraud by Dr. Basaam Osman subpoenaed numerous…
Rank this Week: 4357

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 21

    The Fourth Circuit Considers Whether a Prolonged Search Is Constitutional

    The Fourth Circuit Considers Whether a Prolonged Search Is Constitutional
    As has been discussed in prior posts on this blog, police officers who stop and search individuals in their vehicles, on the street, or in their homes must have probable cause for such a search and seizure. They cannot simply stop individuals…
  • Sep 7

    Time-Barred Claims of Debt in Bankruptcy Proceeding

    Time-Barred Claims of Debt in Bankruptcy Proceeding
    When an individual or a company files for bankruptcy, creditors who are owed money may file proofs of claim in the bankruptcy proceedings. These proofs of claim detail the money allegedly owed by the debtor to the creditor, and they are then…
  • Aug 29

    The Fourth Amendment and the Government’s Right to Cell Phone Data – U.S. v. Graham

    The Fourth Amendment and the Government’s Right to Cell Phone Data – U.S. v. Graham
    As the nature of our movements and communications become more electronic, the federal courts and courts in West Virginia are increasingly confronted with the complexities of balancing personal protections and privacy rights with governmental…
Rank this Week: 3041

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 21

    No Requirement of Actual Harm for Vulnerable Victim Enhancement

    No Requirement of Actual Harm for Vulnerable Victim Enhancement
         In United States v. Adeolu, No. 14-3610, 2016 WL 4728003, the Circuit affirmed Adeolu’s sentence, holding that the vulnerable victim enhancement at U.S.S.G. § 3A1.1(b)(1), does not require actual harm to the…
  • Sep 2

    Repeat and Dangerous Sex Offender Guideline / Categorical Approach

    Repeat and Dangerous Sex Offender Guideline / Categorical Approach
    In United States v. Dahl, No. 15-2271 (3d Cir., Aug. 17, 2016), the district court committed plain error by failing to apply the categorical approach in determining whether Dahl’s Delaware first- and third-degree unlawful sexual contact…
  • Sep 2

    Collateral Attack of Sentence Not Permitted at Supervised Release Revocation Hearing

    Collateral Attack of Sentence Not Permitted at Supervised Release Revocation Hearing
    In United States v. Jones, No. 15-1636 (3d Cir., Aug.17, 2016), Defendant sought to challenge the classification of his underlying conviction during his supervised release revocation hearing. Specifically, Defendant attempted to argue that,…
Rank this Week: 499

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

Looks at white collar, congressional, SEC, energy enforcement and other government inquiries. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
Rank this Week: 1452

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
Rank this Week: 3783

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/
  • Sep 21

    DWLSR Information

    DWLSR Information
    Other Questions Asked In Driving While License Suspended Cases How Can Someone Verify Their License Has Been Suspended Or Reinstated? If you check online with the DMV and you type in your driver’s license number, there are links from…
  • Sep 6

    Defending A Driving On A Suspended License Charge In Florida

    Defending A Driving On A Suspended License Charge In Florida
    Defending A Driving On A Suspended License Charge In Florida Pinellas County  has specialized courts that deals strictly with traffic citations, DUIs and license suspension, like driving while license suspended issues. Attorneys Nicholas…
  • Aug 24

    DWLSR in Florida

    DWLSR in Florida
    Consequences Of Driving With A Suspended License In Florida If A License Is Suspended For Non-Criminal Matters Such As Failing To Pay Child Support, Can The Fines And Court Costs Be Avoided? That’s the tricky thing about these traffic…
Rank this Week: 3884

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

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

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
  • Sep 21

    Too Good to Be True: Fraudulent Self-Promotion Lands “Prodigy” in Hot Water with SEC

    Too Good to Be True: Fraudulent Self-Promotion Lands “Prodigy” in Hot Water with SEC
    In June 2014, the Office of Investor Education and Advocacy at the Securities and Exchange Commission issued an alert cautioning that investment newsletters are often “used to carry out schemes designed to deceive investors.” In…
  • Sep 16

    The SEC Wins First Jury Trial in a Muni Case: SEC v. City of Miami and Michael Boudreaux

    The SEC Wins First Jury Trial in a Muni Case: SEC v. City of Miami and Michael Boudreaux
    In what the SEC called “the first federal jury trial by the SEC against a municipality or one of its officers for violations of the federal securities laws,” a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida…
  • Sep 13

    SEC Granted Reversal, Remand and Jury Trial from the Ninth Circuit

    SEC Granted Reversal, Remand and Jury Trial from the Ninth Circuit
    On August 31, 2016, the SEC caught a break when a Ninth Circuit panel reversed Judge Manuel L. Real’s bench trial verdict for defendants, former corporate officers of the now-defunct Basin Water, Inc., finding that the SEC was…
Rank this Week: 3157

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/
  • Sep 21

    California's Death Penalty Cannot Be Reformed; It Must Be Replaced: Yes on 62 And No on 66

    California's Death Penalty Cannot Be Reformed; It Must Be Replaced: Yes on 62 And No on 66
    Voters have an opportunity to finally put an end to California's failed experiment with the death penalty by passing Proposition 62, and replacing it with a sentence of life without the possibility of parole.The history of California's…
  • Sep 19

    Birtherism And Basket Case

    Birtherism And Basket Case
    This weekend proved that the mainstream media is incapable of handling the sheer volume of dishonesty and deceit that oozes out of the Trump campaign.  After Donald Trump brazenly lied about his role in the birther…
  • Sep 16

    A Day In The Political Life Of The Deplorable Donald Trump

    A Day In The Political Life Of The Deplorable Donald Trump
    The day began with great anticipation.  Donald J. Trump, whose political career was essentially launched five years ago when he began wallowing in a racist conspiracy aimed at delegitimizing the first African American…
Rank this Week: 2987

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

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

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Minnesota's Prescription DWI Drug Laws Can Snare Even Innocent Conduct

    Minnesota's Prescription DWI Drug Laws Can Snare Even Innocent Conduct
    A 37-year veteran of the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office and staunch proponent of aggressive DWI laws may have been guilty of breaking Minnesota’s DWI laws without even realizing it. His story highlights the absurdity of…
  • Sep 15

    Metrology 3.0: Science as Your Best Defense

    Metrology 3.0: Science as Your Best Defense
    I want to bring a scientific challenge to a DWI case of mine,  how do I do it?  This is a question we have received a lot lately from other defense attorneys.  Unfortunately, the only answer to that question is to learn the…
  • Sep 2

    Judge Throws Out Breath Test Results - Finds Results Are Not Scientific

    Judge Throws Out Breath Test Results - Finds Results Are Not Scientific
    Yesterday another judge tossed the DWI test results in a civil, implied consent hearing. In doing so our client’s license revocation was reduced to just 1/12 of the duration and avoids the dreaded “whisky plates”…
Rank this Week: 3590

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/
  • Sep 21

    Minnesota's Prescription DWI Drug Laws Can Snare Even Innocent Conduct

    Minnesota's Prescription DWI Drug Laws Can Snare Even Innocent Conduct
    A 37-year veteran of the Minnesota Attorney General’s Office and staunch proponent of aggressive DWI laws may have been guilty of breaking Minnesota’s DWI laws without even realizing it. His story highlights the absurdity of…
  • Sep 15

    Metrology 3.0: Science as Your Best Defense

    Metrology 3.0: Science as Your Best Defense
    I want to bring a scientific challenge to a DWI case of mine,  how do I do it?  This is a question we have received a lot lately from other defense attorneys.  Unfortunately, the only answer to that question is to learn the…
  • Sep 2

    Judge Throws Out Breath Test Results - Finds Results Are Not Scientific

    Judge Throws Out Breath Test Results - Finds Results Are Not Scientific
    Yesterday another judge tossed the DWI test results in a civil, implied consent hearing. In doing so our client’s license revocation was reduced to just 1/12 of the duration and avoids the dreaded “whisky plates”…
Rank this Week: 946

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2337

Law Office of David P. Shapiro…

Law Office of David P. Shapiro Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneyatlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 21

    San Diego Assault Raises Hate Crime Issue

    San Diego Assault Raises Hate Crime Issue
    A man was recently attacked in the Oak Park neighborhood of San Diego. According to reports, he was beaten by ... The post San Diego Assault Raises Hate Crime Issues appeared first on Law Office of David P. Shapiro.
  • Sep 8

    Manslaughter vs. Murder in a DUI Case

    Manslaughter vs. Murder in a DUI Case
    In a recent article, the subject was the death of a pedestrian at the hands of an alleged drunk driver. ... The post Manslaughter vs. Murder in a DUI Case appeared first on Law Office of David P. Shapiro.
  • Aug 29

    Jacob W’s Story

    Jacob W’s Story
    The silence was deafening inside the car. I had never known a quiet to last so long, or be so ... The post Jacob W’s Story appeared first on Law Office of David P. Shapiro.
Rank this Week: 3221

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Sep 21

    Lying in Court: Laws and Penalties for Perjury

    Lying in Court: Laws and Penalties for Perjury
    Perjury Laws in Texas When someone is asked to give testimony in a court of law, they are expected to do so in total honesty. In fact, they are legally required to do so when they swear before the court to tell “the truth and nothing…
  • Sep 14

    Date Rape, Pt. 2: Legal Defense and Possible Penaltie

    Date Rape, Pt. 2: Legal Defense and Possible Penaltie
    Defending Against Charges of Date Rape Being charged with sexual assault in Texas is incredibly serious. A conviction for this offense can result in lengthy jail time and mandatory registration on the Texas sex offender database. The best way…
  • Sep 7

    Date Rape, Pt. 1: Charges and Investigation

    Date Rape, Pt. 1: Charges and Investigation
    Understanding Date Rape Charges and Investigations The issue of sexual assault has become one of the most complex legal challenges of our time. As society changes, there has been a greater effort to increase awareness about sexual assault in…
Rank this Week: 1334

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Massachusetts Highest Court cites racial profiling in suppressing evidence in gun case

    Massachusetts Highest Court cites racial profiling in suppressing evidence in gun case
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court found that the police had no reasonable suspicion to stop a black male walking on the streets in Roxbury believed to be a suspect in a breaking and entering. As result of the seizure, the police found…
  • Sep 21

    Prior Bad Act Evidence one of the key legal issues in the Bill Cosby Indecent Assault Trial

    Prior Bad Act Evidence one of the key legal issues in the Bill Cosby Indecent Assault Trial
    Key to Cosby’s success at upcoming jury trial will be the judge’s ruling on numerous motions in liming defining what evidence the jury will get to hear at trial. A judge has ruled that prosecutors can use a phone call that was…
  • Sep 20

    The Client’s Perception of their Criminal Defense Lawyer

    The Client’s Perception of their Criminal Defense Lawyer
    One of the most important aspects of building a successful criminal defense practice is being able to relate to the client and understand the client’s fears and anxiety when going through an uncertain court process.  For most…
Rank this Week: 3940

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Sep 21

    Survey: 75% of Virginians Agree that DUI Checkpoints Should Be Legal

    Survey: 75% of Virginians Agree that DUI Checkpoints Should Be Legal
    In 2015, there were over 240 alcohol related vehicle fatalities and nearly 5,000 related injuries in Virginia. This number is still too high, but overall the state is trending in the right direction. Between 1990 and 2009, each year had over…
  • Sep 14

    Radio Interview with Andrew Flusche – Full Time and Attention

    Radio Interview with Andrew Flusche – Full Time and Attention
    Spotsylvania County just passed a new ordinance that prohibits failing “to give full time and attention” while driving. I was interviewed by Washington, DC radio station WMAL about the ordinance. In a nutshell, the new law is too…
  • Sep 14

    [VIDEO] Can You be Pulled Over For…

    [VIDEO] Can You be Pulled Over For…
    My Facebook friends and fan are always asking questions “Can the police do this?” or “Can I be pulled over for this?” So here are the answers to some of those questions. If you have a questions, hop on over to my…
Rank this Week: 1058