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Blog for the Law Offices of G.…

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

Covers criminal and personal injury law.

http://ricelawmd.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 137

Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense…

Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense Issues

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

http://jpcriminaldefense.com/new-york-federal-criminal-defense
Rank this Week: 200

justcrim

justcrim

Covers capital punishment and criminal law news and resources. By Brian Williams.

http://justcrim.typepad.com/deathpenalty/
  • Dec 20

    Visit justcrim.wordpress.com for current post

    Visit justcrim.wordpress.com for current post
    C'est la vie justcrim @ Wordpress.com is free ...
  • Dec 18

    Hallelujah - The Voice (Tribute to victims with Leonard Cohens) - YouTube

    Hallelujah - The Voice (Tribute to victims with Leonard Cohens) - YouTube
    The coaches and artists pay tribute to the Connecticut shooting victims with Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah." Christina Aguilera , Adam Levine & more ... December 17 , 2012. Three days after the shootings in Newtown, Conn., The…
  • Dec 17

    Newtown and the Madness of Guns : The New Yorker

    Newtown and the Madness of Guns : The New Yorker
    Then there were—many more, in fact—and when the latest and worst one happened, in Aurora, I (and many others) said, this time in a tone of despair, that nothing had changed. And I (and many others) predicted that it would...
Rank this Week: 162

Calgary Criminal Lawyers' Weekly

Calgary Criminal Lawyers' Weekly

Covers current developments of the criminal justice system in Calgary, Alberta. By Michael Bates.

http://calgarycriminallawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    What are the real costs of Civil Forfeiture?

    What are the real costs of Civil Forfeiture?
    It is easy to put up statistics and make yourself look good and the Alberta Attorney General / Solicitor General, Jonathan Denis, has just had help from the Calgary Herald / Edmonton Journal in a feel-good story about the province's Civil…
  • Aug 19

    Herald Editor Needs Hacker

    Herald Editor Needs Hacker
    Okay, maybe just some diligent fact-finding would do. I say this in response to the recent Herald editorial comment entitled "Impaired Judgment" which discusses the impaired driving sentencing decision of Alberta Provincial Court Judge Anne…
  • Jan 12

    Can I Trust You With My Life?

    Can I Trust You With My Life?
    Dear Sgt. Patrick Webb,As Alberta spokesman for the RCMP, I ask you this question. Can I trust the members of Canada's historic national police service with my life and the lives of my family?I expect that you will deliver an emphatic "Yes,…
Rank this Week: 193

Less than the Least

Less than the Least

Covers crime and criminal justice (Stuntz), corporate governance, credit, and bankruptcy (Skeel), the culture wars, politics, literature and the arts, and other topics. By Professors David Skeel and William Stuntz.

https://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/dskeel/
  • Feb 26

    Less than the Least

    Less than the Least
    This blog nearly didn’t begin.  Right after we first started talking about the blog four years ago, Bill got his cancer diagnosis.   Bill already had endured eight years of excruciating back problems, and…
  • Feb 26

    The Latest on Bill and his Work

    The Latest on Bill and his Work
    Here is a lovely article in the Boston Globe about Bill's rush to finish The Collapse of American Criminal Justice in the final months of his life.Adam Gopnik discusses Bill's book in some detail in the a New Yorker piece...
  • Feb 26

    Odds and Ends--2012

    Odds and Ends--2012
    In case anyone might be interested, here are a few recent op-eds and articles:Op-Eds:A recent op-ed on the mortgage settlements is here.An op-ed from the beginning of the contraception crisis (before the more recent…
Rank this Week: 259

Capital Defense Weekly

Capital Defense Weekly

Covers news and case law for those interested in capital litigation. By Karl Keys.

http://www.capitaldefenseweekly.com
  • Jul 26

    Closing down

    Closing down
    As previously noted we are closing down.  Starting Labour Day weekend this site will automatically redirect to an archive of the website. In response to several emails asking to take over Weekly, I’m not sure yet of the final direction…
  • Jul 21

    Where next?

    Where next?
    As announced in the last edition, the weekly email edition is done.  The archives will be stored in a new site with a “resurrection” of a project abandoned years ago, the “Toolbox,” which is a collection of guides and source…
  • Jul 11

    first edition of July

    first edition of July
    From this week’s intro:
Rank this Week: 277

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Feb 27

    Heritage Foundation expert provides road map for big government feds to crack down on marijuana enterprise

    Heritage Foundation expert provides road map for big government feds to crack down on marijuana enterprise
    This webpage discussing the mission of the Heritage Foundation states at its outset that "free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom" are among the principles that that the group "fights for every single day."…
  • Feb 27

    AG Sessions comments negatively on state marijuana reform

    AG Sessions comments negatively on state marijuana reform
    As detailed in this new AP article, headlined "Sessions: More violence around marijuana than ‘one would think’," the US Attorney General had a few not-so-nice things to say about state marijuana reforms today. Here are the…
  • Feb 25

    "Recreational Cannabis — Minimizing the Health Risks from Legalization"

    "Recreational Cannabis — Minimizing the Health Risks from Legalization"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new piece by RAND's Beau Kilmer appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine. Here are excerpts from the start and end of a useful short commentary: The cannabis-policy landscape is…
Rank this Week: 1576

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Feb 27

    Feeney on Privacy and Police Drone

    Feeney on Privacy and Police Drone
    Matthew Feeney has posted Surveillance Takes Wing: Privacy in the Age of Police Drones (Cato Institute Policy Analysis No. 807) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Unmanned aerial vehicles, commonly referred to as “drones,” are being used in a…
  • Feb 27

    Spamann on Arbitrary Sentencing

    Spamann on Arbitrary Sentencing
    Holger Spamann (Harvard Law School) has posted Are Sleepy Punishers Really Harsh Punishers?: Comment on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This comment points out four severe reservations regarding Cho et al.’s (PS 2017) finding that U.S. federal…
  • Feb 27

    Walters et al. on Hate Crime

    Walters et al. on Hate Crime
    Mark Walters, Rupert Brown and Susann Wiedlitzka (University of Sussex Law School, Independent and University of Sussex - School of Law, Politics and Sociology) have posted Causes and Motivations of Hate Crime on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
Rank this Week: 2091

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 1780

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 2066

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    “CAR HOPPING” IS A BURGLARY, TAKE A GUN FROM CAR, IT’S ARMED BURGLARY

    “CAR HOPPING” IS A BURGLARY, TAKE A GUN FROM CAR, IT’S ARMED BURGLARY
    Several Car Burglaries Reported in St. Johns County Recent news stories detail the arrest of a 14 year old boy in regards to several car burglaries in St. Johns County.  The 14 year old can’t be named because juvenile names are not…
  • Feb 10

    JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF’S CORRECTIONS OFFICER ARRESTED

    JACKSONVILLE SHERIFF’S CORRECTIONS OFFICER ARRESTED
    Only on Job a Week, No Union Protection, Terminated According to a report, a nineteen year old  Jacksonville Sheriff’s Corrections Officer was arrested and charged after leading his co-workers on a high speed chase on February 4,…
  • Feb 8

    FLORIDA SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED ON GUN CHARGES IN 8 YEAR OLD CHILD’S DEATH

    FLORIDA SEX OFFENDER ARRESTED ON GUN CHARGES IN 8 YEAR OLD CHILD’S DEATH
    Duval Man Arrested for Gun Charge in Case Involving Deceased Five Year Old A thirty four year old man has been arrested and charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon after an investigation into a murdered five year old…
Rank this Week: 771

Brisk Legal Group

Brisk Legal Group

Covers criminal law and professional discipline.

http://www.brill-legal.com/blog/
  • Feb 27

    Physician assistant convicted for illegal sale of painkiller

    Physician assistant convicted for illegal sale of painkiller
    A New York physician assistant faces a five-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to conspiring to illegally distribute the painkiller oxycodone. Michael Troyan, 38, was ordered to forfeit the $710,000 he made in the drug sales. He must…
  • Feb 24

    Self-defense a possibility in sergeant’s fatal shooting of Bronx woman

    Self-defense a possibility in sergeant’s fatal shooting of Bronx woman
    A New York Police Department sergeant was stripped of his gun and badge after fatally shooting a 66-year-old woman with a history of erratic behavior inside her Bronx apartment. NYPD Assistant Chief Larry Nikunen said the sergeant responded…
  • Feb 23

    New law requires New York gun owners to recertify every five year

    New law requires New York gun owners to recertify every five year
    In a controversial move, the New York State Police announced state residents must now recertify their pistol or revolver licenses every five years. The new requirement is part of the 2013 Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement (SAFE) Act.…
Rank this Week: 1842

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Feb 27

    Lawmakers Call for More Action on Baylor University Rape Claim

    Lawmakers Call for More Action on Baylor University Rape Claim
    An expanding investigation and allegations of a cover up of alleged sexual assaults at Baylor University in Texas have led to calls for Governor Greg Abbott to direct the Texas Rangers to investigate. Last week, Rep. Roland Gutierrez (D-San…
  • Feb 20

    Immigration Agents Arrest Alleged Domestic Abuse Victim in Texa

    Immigration Agents Arrest Alleged Domestic Abuse Victim in Texa
    The arrest of an alleged domestic abuse victim in Texas by immigration agents has led to a  warning victims of crimes may not come forward if they are undocumented. The arrest came as the Trump administration steps up a crackdown on…
  • Feb 14

    New Bill in Texas Would Increase the Penalties for Groping

    New Bill in Texas Would Increase the Penalties for Groping
    Groping would become a more serious offense in Texas if a new bill filed in the General Assembly becomes law. The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault is behind new bill that would make groping a Class A misdemeanor, reported CBS. At…
Rank this Week: 1451

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Focuses on federal and state landmark cases and current criminal defense litigation, cases and notable crimes in Dallas, Texas.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blog/
  • Feb 27

    Lawmakers Call for More Action on Baylor University Rape Claim

    Lawmakers Call for More Action on Baylor University Rape Claim
    An expanding investigation and allegations of a cover up of alleged sexual assaults at Baylor University in Texas have led to calls for Governor Greg Abbott to direct the Texas Rangers to investigate. Last week, Rep. Roland Gutierrez (D-San…
  • Feb 20

    Immigration Agents Arrest Alleged Domestic Abuse Victim in Texa

    Immigration Agents Arrest Alleged Domestic Abuse Victim in Texa
    The arrest of an alleged domestic abuse victim in Texas by immigration agents has led to a  warning victims of crimes may not come forward if they are undocumented. The arrest came as the Trump administration steps up a crackdown on…
  • Feb 14

    New Bill in Texas Would Increase the Penalties for Groping

    New Bill in Texas Would Increase the Penalties for Groping
    Groping would become a more serious offense in Texas if a new bill filed in the General Assembly becomes law. The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault is behind new bill that would make groping a Class A misdemeanor, reported CBS. At…
Rank this Week: 2442

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/
  • Feb 27

    The Best And Worst Criminals Of The Year – The 2nd Annual Criminal Oscar

    The Best And Worst Criminals Of The Year – The 2nd Annual Criminal Oscar
    If you’re a fan of movies, you probably caught a bit of the Oscars last night. Aside from some confusion when Best Picture was announced, the night was filled with award winners being honored for their work in films. We have a similar…
  • Feb 22

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Ignition Interlock GPS Tracking

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Ignition Interlock GPS Tracking
    A group of lawyers filed a class-action lawsuit yesterday on behalf of a number of individuals who say they weren’t told that the ignition interlock devices they were required to install had GPS tracking capabilities. As part of a…
  • Feb 21

    Failure To Appear In Court Penalties In Minnesota

    Failure To Appear In Court Penalties In Minnesota
    Ignoring a problem doesn’t mean it will go away. In fact, most times it makes the situation worse. If you are arrested and charged with a crime, don’t just ignore your summons and hope the court forgets about you, because they…
Rank this Week: 3030

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Feb 27

    The Best And Worst Criminals Of The Year – The 2nd Annual Criminal Oscar

    The Best And Worst Criminals Of The Year – The 2nd Annual Criminal Oscar
    If you’re a fan of movies, you probably caught a bit of the Oscars last night. Aside from some confusion when Best Picture was announced, the night was filled with award winners being honored for their work in films. We have a similar…
  • Feb 22

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Ignition Interlock GPS Tracking

    Class Action Lawsuit Filed Over Ignition Interlock GPS Tracking
    A group of lawyers filed a class-action lawsuit yesterday on behalf of a number of individuals who say they weren’t told that the ignition interlock devices they were required to install had GPS tracking capabilities. As part of a…
  • Feb 21

    Failure To Appear In Court Penalties In Minnesota

    Failure To Appear In Court Penalties In Minnesota
    Ignoring a problem doesn’t mean it will go away. In fact, most times it makes the situation worse. If you are arrested and charged with a crime, don’t just ignore your summons and hope the court forgets about you, because they…
Rank this Week: 3541

The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

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

http://www.ethicalinvestigator.com/
  • Feb 27

    The Best Picture Mix-Up and Artificial Intelligence

    The Best Picture Mix-Up and Artificial Intelligence
    What will it take for artificial intelligence to surpass us humans? After the Oscars fiasco last night, it doesn’t look like much. As a person who thinks a lot about the power of human thought versus those of machines, what is striking…
  • Feb 23

    The Fake News Problem in Corporate America

    The Fake News Problem in Corporate America
    There is a huge branch of the “fake news” business that gets no attention at all: the fake news consumed each day by corporate America that has nothing to do with politics, but everything to do with business – the bulk of…
  • Feb 10

    FEAR OF FLYING, FEAR OF DUE DILIGENCE

    FEAR OF FLYING, FEAR OF DUE DILIGENCE
    A wonderful piece in the Wall Street Journal here called “The Logic of Our Fear of Flying” does a great job explaining our irrational fear of flying using concepts from math. We all know that our chances of dying in a plane crash…
Rank this Week: 2445

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/
  • Feb 27

    How’s a Magistrate to Know Whether a Confidential Informant Is Reliable?

    How’s a Magistrate to Know Whether a Confidential Informant Is Reliable?
    Search warrant applications are often based on information from confidential informants. Whether the informant is reliable is critical. Information from a reliable informant is often sufficient to establish probable cause, while information…
  • Feb 24

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Earlier this week the SBI executed a search warrant at a Hoke County administrative office, taking control of the building Monday afternoon and searching it for several hours.  County officials quoted in the Fayetteville Observer suggest…
  • Feb 23

    When Is There Sufficient Evidence that a Check Writer Knew that He or She Had Insufficient Funds?

    When Is There Sufficient Evidence that a Check Writer Knew that He or She Had Insufficient Funds?
    If a person writes a check and the check bounces, is that enough to charge the person with the misdemeanor offense of writing a worthless check? What about if the recipient of the check notifies the check writer that the check bounced and the…
Rank this Week: 3372

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Feb 27

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Murderer Fled to Mexico: A Mexican man who fled the United States nearly a decade ago has been identified as the prime suspect in a cold case murder of a female college student.  Fox News reports that following the reopening...
  • Feb 24

    State Legislative DP Note

    State Legislative DP Note
    There are legislative happenings in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, and Iowa on the death penalty.In Florida, it seems that they are barrelling down the road to a single-juror veto law, and nobody is even raising the alternative of a true…
  • Feb 24

    News Scan

    News Scan
    9 Refugees Arrested In Austria Gang-Rape:  Nine asylum-seeking refugees have been arrested and charged in connection with the New-Years gang-rape of a 28-year-old teacher.  Jon Lockett at The Sun reports that the victim was visiting…
Rank this Week: 5018

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Admission of Prior Incidents in Washington Domestic Violence Case

    Admission of Prior Incidents in Washington Domestic Violence Case
    Pursuant to Washington ER 404(b), evidence of other crimes, wrongs, or acts may not be admitted to prove the defendant’s character to show that he acted in conformity with his character.  Evidence of prior acts can be admissible…
  • Feb 27

    Washington Vehicle Owner Not Liable for Accident Caused by Non-Permissive Driver

    Washington Vehicle Owner Not Liable for Accident Caused by Non-Permissive Driver
    A vehicle owner may be liable for the negligence of a driver if the driver was acting as the owner’s agent, and the owner controlled or had the right to control details of the physical movement of the agent.  Both parties must…
  • Feb 17

    Untimely Petition for Postsecondary Education Support in Washington Divorce

    Untimely Petition for Postsecondary Education Support in Washington Divorce
    Under Washington law, courts may order postsecondary support for children in some circumstances, but as a recent case reminds us, it is not automatic. Parents must be sure they understand the child support order and follow any deadlines for…
Rank this Week: 1472

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

Temas de Derecho de preferencia, también de debate en otras áreas del quehacer humano e intereses personales del autor. By José Guillermo Anderson Anderson.

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    Jubilación - Una mirada al futuro

    Jubilación - Una mirada al futuro
    Cuando se debe ser imparcial para juzgar el requisito indispensable es conocer la versión de las dos partes. En consecuencia a efectos de que los jóvenes (especialmente para ellos escribo) conozcan la versión de las…
  • Feb 26

    ¿Qué película ganará el Oscar?

    ¿Qué película ganará el Oscar?
    Me agrada mucho el Cine, sin embargo hace muchos años que no voy sustituyéndolo por la TV,  no he visto los avances de las cintas, de la presente Edición del Oscar nunca lo hago y siempre me entero al día…
  • Feb 26

    MÁSCARAS DE HONESTIDAD

    MÁSCARAS DE HONESTIDAD
    Me causa mucha gracia ver y oír a  los mismos periodistas, abogados, políticos, analistas, politólogos (jejeje), magistrados, ex magistrados, Fiscales, ex fiscales,  ex procuradores y cualquier otro miembro de…
Rank this Week: 3196

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    This Arrest Should Outrage You!

    This Arrest Should Outrage You!
    OUTRAGEOUS FACTS Ahhh, Orlando, Florida. Home of Sea World, putt putt, Mickey Mouse, and Epcot. Apparently, they’ve got some drug activity as well. Recently, Orlando police received many complaints concerning drug activity at a local…
  • Feb 20

    Free Speech, Threats, and Gun

    Free Speech, Threats, and Gun
    FACTS This story got my attention. Ricky Weinberger was recently arrested on Miami Beach for allegedly making a bunch of “harassing” telephone calls to law enforcement. Apparently, he also posted lots of threats against police on…
  • Jan 17

    What Will Happen To The Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooter?

    What Will Happen To The Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooter?
    INTRODUCTION It was an eerie feeling. As I walked into Terminal 2 of the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Airport, just days after the horrific shooting, I was consumed with emotion. It hit me that I was in “The room where it happened.”…
Rank this Week: 1340

Orland Park Criminal Defense…

Orland Park Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office of John S. Fotopoulos, P.C.

http://www.fotopouloslaw.com/orland-park-criminal-lawyer/
  • Feb 27

    Can What I Said Years Ago Be Used Against Me in a Sex Crimes Case?

    Can What I Said Years Ago Be Used Against Me in a Sex Crimes Case?
    A sex crimes charge can permanently brand the accused as a “sex offender” in the eyes of the law and the public. One factor to keep in mind is not all sex crimes involve physical assault. For example, if a person…
  • Feb 16

    Can a “Consensual” Encounter With Police Lead to a DUI Charge?

    Can a “Consensual” Encounter With Police Lead to a DUI Charge?
    Normally an Illinois police officer must have probable cause to stop you on suspicion of a DUI. The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects all individuals against “unreasonable” seizures by the police.…
  • Jan 29

    Can I Get a DUI for Taking Prescription Drugs?

    Can I Get a DUI for Taking Prescription Drugs?
    Although DUI is usually associated with drunk driving, Illinois law actually prohibits operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of any drug or controlled substance. This can even include a legal prescription drug. To avoid a DUI…
Rank this Week: 1792

Athens DUI Law Blog

Athens DUI Law Blog

Covers criminal law. By Baker & Slider, LLC.

http://www.athensduilawblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Georgia Court Addresses When An Independent Chemical Test May Be Requested

    Georgia Court Addresses When An Independent Chemical Test May Be Requested
    One of the biggest concerns that often arises for criminal defendants dealing with a DUI is whether the chemical test that they took, such as a breathalyzer test, was accurate and not contaminated. While defendants may seek to attack the…
  • Feb 24

    Georgia Court Rejects Argument That Chemical Tests Are Allowed for Alcohol But Not Drug

    Georgia Court Rejects Argument That Chemical Tests Are Allowed for Alcohol But Not Drug
    While the vast majority of DUIs arise due to alcohol consumption, drivers are also arrested for driving while under the influence of drugs. These two types of DUIs are treated similarly by police officers and the courts, and…
  • Feb 17

    Georgia Court Upholds Warrantless Entry During DUI Search

    Georgia Court Upholds Warrantless Entry During DUI Search
    Constitutional concerns in DUI cases typically arise when an individual is asked to submit to a breathalyzer test or blood sample. But concerns about warrantless searches can also occur when law enforcement attempts to search the vehicle of…
Rank this Week: 1795

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    THE SAO: TWO VIEWS

    THE SAO: TWO VIEWS
    We received two comments with two different views on the SAO under State Attorney Katherine Fernandez-Rundle.Here they are for your consideration: Anonymous said... It is such a tired line the worship of Reno and the hatred of KFR. Reno…
  • Feb 25

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT 2 25 2017

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT 2 25 2017
    Dear Diary...It's been a good week. An amazing week. No one has ever seen a week like this in the presidency. BUT...there are some nagging little things I need to take care of next week. First, fire this National Security Advisor guy. He…
  • Feb 24

    JUDGE SOTO RE-ELECTED

    JUDGE SOTO RE-ELECTED
    Judge Soto was re-elected this week by her colleagues to serve as head-honcho for a third term.She ran unopposed.The White House had this to say:"While we congratulate Judge Soto on being reelected as chief Judge of the 11th Judicial Circuit…
Rank this Week: 705

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By KaiserDillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2716

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Michigan DUI Lawyer – The high cost of Being Honest

    Michigan DUI Lawyer – The high cost of Being Honest
    It’s hard to say this without sounding conceited, but I’ll try anyway: as a Michigan DUI lawyer, I am rather successful, both in terms of the excellent results I produce for my clients and the busy nature of my practice. …
  • Feb 24

    Michigan -What Happens to your Driver’s License in a 1st Offense DUI Case

    Michigan -What Happens to your Driver’s License in a 1st Offense DUI Case
    Among the most common questions I’m asked by someone facing a 1st offense OWI charge is “What happens to my license?”  In my role as a Michigan DUI lawyer, one of my primary functions is to protect my client’s…
  • Feb 19

    Getting a Plea Bargain in a Michigan DUI Case

    Getting a Plea Bargain in a Michigan DUI Case
    As a Michigan DUI lawyer, I handle some aspect of drunk driving cases on a daily basis.  I am in a local court for drinking and driving charges just about every day, as well.  Within the DUI section of this blog, I regularly post…
Rank this Week: 4162

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 697

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Discusses alcohol-related crimes and their defenses with a concentration on Minnesota.

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Minnesota’s Tough Administrative Sanctions for DWI’

    Minnesota’s Tough Administrative Sanctions for DWI’
    Amidst all of the talk and publicity surrounding DWI law-related news regarding new legislation and potential criminal punishments following a DWI conviction, in addition to these serious criminal sanctions, Minnesota’s…
  • Feb 19

    The Science of Infrared Technology and Breath Alcohol Detection

    The Science of Infrared Technology and Breath Alcohol Detection
    Blood alcohol testing (BAC) technology continues to improve in the fight to curb drunk driving and to better identify individuals who are driving while intoxicated. Among one of the most interesting DWI law-related technological…
  • Feb 3

    New Tostito Alcohol Detecting Bag in Time for Super Bowl

    New Tostito Alcohol Detecting Bag in Time for Super Bowl
    The Tostito Alcohol detecting Bag in time for Super Bowl is a unique and mind-bending idea. Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD), Uber, and Frito-Lay have gathered forces to produce a Tostito “Party Safe” bag equipped…
Rank this Week: 1393

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal…

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense matters in Los Angeles.

http://www.aerlawgroup.com/blog.html
  • Feb 26

    Is a Hit and Run a Felony in California?

    Is a Hit and Run a Felony in California?
    The city of Los Angeles sees some 20,000 hit-and-run collisions annually. While the majority of those hit-and-runs cause only property damage, in 2014, twenty-seven people died in LA hit-and-run crashes, with another 144 being severely…
  • Feb 24

    A Breakdown of California Stalking Law

    A Breakdown of California Stalking Law
    California is home to many of the country’s most notable and popular celebrities. With fame and fortune comes increased attention which, in many cases, is unwanted and potentially dangerous. Sandra Bullock, Sean Penn, and Jennifer Lopez…
  • Feb 21

    Robbery Charges in Los Angele

    Robbery Charges in Los Angele
    According to the LA Times, robberies in the LA area increased by 12.3 percent in 2015. In particular, in more affluent areas in the city, residents have increasingly complained of home thefts and car break-ins. Additionally, packages have…
Rank this Week: 1726

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/
  • Feb 26

    Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes at Drive Thru in Falmouth

    Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes at Drive Thru in Falmouth
    When people are drunk, they often end up eating a lot more food than they should.  This is the reason that food trucks make so much money when they set up outside bars in Boston, for example.  However, it is obviously very dangerous…
  • Feb 23

    MADD Says 75 Percent of Drunk Drivers Continue to Drive on Suspended License

    MADD Says 75 Percent of Drunk Drivers Continue to Drive on Suspended License
    When we hear about cases where a person is arrested for their fifth, sixth or even ninth drunk driving offense, there is a very high chance that the defendant did not possess a valid license to drive at the time of his or her most recent…
  • Feb 20

    Tortilla Chip Bag Designed to Prevent Drunk Driving Accident

    Tortilla Chip Bag Designed to Prevent Drunk Driving Accident
    Each year, scientists are working on ways to prevent drunk driving.  It’s a serious problem that has resulted in thousands of lives lost every year.  According to a report from ABC News, a major manufacturer of…
Rank this Week: 2759

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Sex Offender Registration in Las Vega

    Sex Offender Registration in Las Vega
    A person who is convicted of a sexual offense in Nevada is obligated to comply with the sex offender registry requirement. This represents an ongoing responsibility, the terms of which are strict. Failure to comply may be met with severe…
  • Feb 24

    Probation Violations in Las Vega

    Probation Violations in Las Vega
    If you are accused of violating the terms of your probation in Nevada, then you may go to jail. That’s because probation is often ordered by the court instead of a term in jail. Receiving probation is an enormous relief for many…
  • Feb 22

    Murder Charges in Las Vega

    Murder Charges in Las Vega
    Nevada’s murder laws are defined under NRS 200.030. These crimes are considered the worst that anyone can be accused of. Accordingly, the consequences are dire. If you’ve been accused under NRS 200.030, then it’s imperative…
Rank this Week: 3602

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Can A Driver Be Convicted Of Ohio DUI/OVI Based On Circumstantial Evidence?

    Can A Driver Be Convicted Of Ohio DUI/OVI Based On Circumstantial Evidence?
    It Seems Like A Good Defense On Television Television and movies would have us believe ‘circumstantial evidence’ is a viable defense in court.  You can picture the dramatic scene in which a defense lawyer tells a prosecutor…
  • Feb 4

    What Happens When Two Tests Give Different Results In An Ohio DUI/OVI?

    What Happens When Two Tests Give Different Results In An Ohio DUI/OVI?
    Joe was arrested for DUI / OVI, and the officer had Joe take a breath test and a urine test.  The breath test showed an alcohol level under Ohio’s limit, and the urine test showed an alcohol level over Ohio’s limit. …
  • Feb 4

    What Happens When Two Tests Give Different Results In An Ohio DUI/OVI?

    What Happens When Two Tests Give Different Results In An Ohio DUI/OVI?
    Joe was arrested for DUI / OVI, and the officer had Joe take a breath test and a urine test.  The breath test showed an alcohol level under Ohio’s limit, and the urine test showed an alcohol level over Ohio’s limit. …
Rank this Week: 2164

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    False Claims Act case against Lance Armstrong Cycle’s On

    False Claims Act case against Lance Armstrong Cycle’s On
    Back in 1995 the United States Postal Service (USPS) sponsored the cycling team headed by Lance Armstrong, its top rider. In 2000 Lance Armstrong won the Tour de France and the USPS renewed its sponsorship of the team so long as Armstrong…
  • Jan 27

    Medicare Abbreviation

    Medicare Abbreviation
    Medicare and its regulation are replete with abbreviations, acronyms, and content specific phrases. The link below contains a list of 75 and growing. I hope you find this list helpful. If you have any additions, please contact me and I will…
  • Nov 2

    Medicare Audits and Appeal

    Medicare Audits and Appeal
    When Medicare conducts and audit of a provider and concludes that an overpayment has occurred it will attempt to recoup that overpayment.  This article will discuss the overpayment appeals process. There are five levels of appeal, each…
Rank this Week: 2354

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Fighting Your Trinity College Arrest & School Discipline Proceeding

    Fighting Your Trinity College Arrest & School Discipline Proceeding
    With nearly 2500 students and a robust social scene that includes fraternity and sorority parties (18% of students participate in Greek life), it’s no surprise that Trinity College is cracking down on student drinking and marijuana use,…
  • Feb 18

    3 Survival Tips for Every Connecticut College-Bound Student – How Not to Get Arrested

    3 Survival Tips for Every Connecticut College-Bound Student – How Not to Get Arrested
    Ask any of the best Connecticut criminal lawyers and attorneys: arrests on Connecticut college campuses like UConn, Yale, Fairfield University and Quinnipiac for sexual misconduct and drug use are more rampant than ever. It’s an…
  • Feb 11

    Do I Need a Second Opinion for my Connecticut Criminal Arrest Case?

    Do I Need a Second Opinion for my Connecticut Criminal Arrest Case?
    If your doctor told you that you needed surgery, or if you were diagnosed with a life-threatening disease, then you would almost always get a second opinion from another surgeon or specialist. But what if your top Stamford or Norwalk criminal…
Rank this Week: 2389

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Provides legal commentary, opinions, and articles on criminal law.

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
  • Feb 25

    Speed up criminal cases without sacrificing Canadian rights: 11 certain and quick fixe

    Speed up criminal cases without sacrificing Canadian rights: 11 certain and quick fixe
    Speed up criminal cases without sacrificing Canadian's fair trial rights: 11 easy fixes Last week, Ontario's Attorney General Yasir Naqvi called upon the federal government to consider a drastic reduction, and removal in most cases, of a…
  • Feb 23

    The Drug Evaluation Expert (DRE) Scheme in Canada (R. v. Bingley)

    The Drug Evaluation Expert (DRE) Scheme in Canada (R. v. Bingley)
    The Case of R. v. Bingley: Drug Evaluation Expert Evidence in Canadian Impaired by Drug Law Section 254(3.1) of the Criminal Code gives certain officers the authority to perform evaluations on persons suspected of driving while impaired by…
  • Feb 3

    We are all Groia: in defence of the defender

    We are all Groia: in defence of the defender
    We are Groia. "What's an advocate?" In part, this is the question that the Supreme Court of Canada will have to answer after granting leave in the case of Groia vs. The Law Society of Upper Canada.  For Canadian…
Rank this Week: 1611

New York Criminal Lawyers Blog

New York Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers New York criminal law. By Law Offices of Michael H. Joseph, PLLC.

http://www.new-york-criminal-lawyers-blog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Privacy for New York Facebook Users Could be a Thing of the Past

    Privacy for New York Facebook Users Could be a Thing of the Past
    Our New York Trial Lawyers have a surplus of experience in defending our client’s Fourth Amendment rights, which protect a person against unreasonable searches and seizures. With new technology always developing and the…
  • Feb 25

    Suspect in Karina Vetrano Murder Gives a Detailed Confession

    Suspect in Karina Vetrano Murder Gives a Detailed Confession
    It was over six months ago that 30 year-old Karina Vetrano went for a jog at Spring Creek Park near Howard Beach, Queens, New York  and did not return. Karina was found raped and murdered prompting a massive manhunt that left…
  • Jan 26

    Criminal Law in the News for January 2017

    Criminal Law in the News for January 2017
    This week,  sixteen people were arrested in Queens following a raid of an underground casino. The New York City Police department found not only gambling devices, but also found drugs. Presumably everyone present will be charged with…
Rank this Week: 4877

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1969

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    Injury crash eastbound I86 at milepost 58, near Chubbuck

    Injury crash eastbound I86 at milepost 58, near Chubbuck
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Feb 24

    Update to the Idaho Amber Alert Notification System

    Update to the Idaho Amber Alert Notification System
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE ISP Headquarters 700 S. Stratford Meridian, ID…
  • Feb 24

    Treacherous Driving Conditions on US30

    Treacherous Driving Conditions on US30
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID 83338-5904 (208) 324-6000 Fax (208) 324-7897 For Immediate Release: 2/24/2017 5:03 a.m. Please direct questions to the District Office Winter weather…
Rank this Week: 4868

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Feb 24

    CAN I BE DEPORTED FOR A CRIMINAL OFFENSE?

    CAN I BE DEPORTED FOR A CRIMINAL OFFENSE?
    The answer may depend on the type of offense, how long you have been in the country and whether your crime is considered one of moral turpitude. Under current immigration law, you can be deported if you are convicted for cetain listed…
  • Feb 17

    CAN PAST ACTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BE USED AS EVIDENCE IN ILLINOIS?

    CAN PAST ACTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BE USED AS EVIDENCE IN ILLINOIS?
    The state cannot generally use your past bad acts to prove that you have bad character and thus are more likely to commit a crime. Illinois law, however, specifically allows evidence of past domestic violence to be used under certain…
  • Feb 8

    A LITTLE ROAD RAGE CAN LEAD TO BIG TROUBLE IN ILLINOIS

    A LITTLE ROAD RAGE CAN LEAD TO BIG TROUBLE IN ILLINOIS
    We’ve all been cut off or frustrated by other drivers. But no matter how hostile the other driver may be, it’s best to stay in your car, keep cool and if necessary, call the police. A recent Illinois case illustrates the…
Rank this Week: 1665

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2810

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

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

    Vietnam to build five more lethal injection venue

    Vietnam to build five more lethal injection venue
    Source: DTI News (9 February 2017)http://www.dtinews.vn/en/news/017/49419/vietnam-to-build-five-more-lethal-injection-venues.htmlFive more venues to facilitate lethal injections will be built in Vietnam in the coming time according to the…
  • Feb 16

    ‘Reviving death penalty in PH a setback for Asean’

    ‘Reviving death penalty in PH a setback for Asean’
    Source: The Manila Times (16 February 2017)http://www.manilatimes.net/reviving-death-penalty-ph-setback-asean/312522/THE revival of capital punishment will be an embarrassment for the Philippines and a setback for the rest of Southeast Asia,…
  • Feb 7

    Indonesia reaffirms use of death penalty despite criticism

    Indonesia reaffirms use of death penalty despite criticism
    Source: Jakarta Post (1 February 2017)http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2017/02/01/indonesia-reaffirms-use-of-death-penalty-despite-criticism.htmlAttorney General M. Prasetyo said on Wednesday that Indonesia would continue to impose the…
Rank this Week: 665

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Ponzi Schemes in Chicago: A Lesson in Protecting Investor

    Ponzi Schemes in Chicago: A Lesson in Protecting Investor
    The Ponzi scheme deservedly has a very bad name in Chicago because it inevitably leads to the process of bankrupting investors. It is confidence trickery at the highest level and with grand impact. The best definition of a ponzi scheme is one…
  • Feb 22

    Money Laundering in Chicago: In Pursuit of the Proceeds of Crime

    Money Laundering in Chicago: In Pursuit of the Proceeds of Crime
    The victims of money laundering are not just those that lose the funds but also those that are used in disposing of it. This much is made clear by the provisions of legislative instrument number 720 ILCS 5/29B-1 of Chicago. It is not uncommon…
  • Feb 17

    Insider Trading in Chicago: Responsible Financial Industry Regulation

    Insider Trading in Chicago: Responsible Financial Industry Regulation
    The breach of trust in insider trading is not as obvious as other forms of breach of trust. The basic premise of the law is that there is an implicit trust by members of the public that financial institutions will follow the letter of the…
Rank this Week: 2604

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)
    Building a Legal Practice Designed to Last: Concentrating Your Practice     The modern world of business has pushed professionals more and more into concentrated areas of service. In law school you study four to five areas of the…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)
    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last: Be the Concierge for Services Related to Your Practice       Providing value to your clients is often more about what happens outside of the courtroom as in it. Wherever your…
  • Jan 18

    What Should I Wear to Court?

    What Should I Wear to Court?
    If you have not spent much time in a courtroom before your scheduled hearing, you may be wondering “What should I wear to court?” The answer, though not difficult, is important to get right, because to dress poorly can have…
Rank this Week: 1401

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Feb 24

    Virginia Misdemeanor and Felony Classification

    Virginia Misdemeanor and Felony Classification
    If you’re accused of violating the law in Virginia, you may be wondering if you’re charged with a misdemeanor or a felony. The difference between a misdemeanor and a felony is what the potential range of punishments are. In…
  • Feb 7

    Driving on a Suspended License Virginia for a 4th Offense

    Driving on a Suspended License Virginia for a 4th Offense
    If you are charged with driving on a suspended license in Virginia, the punishment can vary quite a bit depending upon how many prior offenses you may have had for driving suspended. If this is your 4th offense you may be in quite a bit of…
  • Jan 19

    [VIDEO] Over 900 Drivers Took This Quiz, 74% Missed 1 Question

    [VIDEO] Over 900 Drivers Took This Quiz, 74% Missed 1 Question
    We did a quiz of hundreds of Virginians, to see if people know their rights when interacting with the police during a traffic stop. The results? A lot of people did really well, but a lot of people missed a couple of questions on the quiz,…
Rank this Week: 1296