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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/
  • Mar 22

    Property damage crash on I84

    Property damage crash on I84
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Mar 22

    Semi Crash in Elmore County Blocks Traffic

    Semi Crash in Elmore County Blocks Traffic
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Mar 22

    Fatal Crash near Arimo - Update

    Fatal Crash near Arimo - Update
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 422

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 447

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Mar 19

    Red Light Traffic Camera Locations in Virginia [Interactive Map]

    Red Light Traffic Camera Locations in Virginia [Interactive Map]
    The map below displays the precise location of every red light camera in Virginia. Hover over any of the red indicators to see the city and cross streets for each red light camera location. Andrew Flusche answers common questions about red…
  • Mar 19

    Red Light Traffic Camera Locations in Virginia [Interactive Map]

    Red Light Traffic Camera Locations in Virginia [Interactive Map]
    The map below displays the precise location of every red light camera in Virginia. Hover over any of the red indicators to see the city and cross streets for each red light camera location. Andrew Flusche answers common questions about red…
  • Mar 16

    Help for 46.2-301 Va Code / Driving Suspended

    Help for 46.2-301 Va Code / Driving Suspended
    Are you worried about jail or losing your license? Let’s look at defenses you may have and how I can help you with a charge under 46.2-301 Va Code. The law – 46.2-301 Va Code Virginia law prohibits driving while your license is…
Rank this Week: 445

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 10

    NORTH FLORIDA LAW ENFORCEMENT AGGRESSIVELY TARGETING HEROIN DEALERS

    NORTH FLORIDA LAW ENFORCEMENT AGGRESSIVELY TARGETING HEROIN DEALERS
    Recent Report States the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Continues to go after Heroin Dealers Aggressively A recent News4Jax story explains the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office attempt to reduce the amount of heroin overdoses in…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 442

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 465

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Aug 13

    Electronic Warrants in Hillsborough County, Florida

    Electronic Warrants in Hillsborough County, Florida
    The United States Supreme Court in Missouri v. McNeely, 569 U. S. ___ (2013), acknowledged that exigent circumstances would rarely exist for DUI-related forced blood draws because of the technological “advances in the last 47 years…
  • Jul 12

    The Problem with USF DUI Checkpoint

    The Problem with USF DUI Checkpoint
    DUI Checkpoints are highly ineffective. On February 27, 2016, the University of South Florida Police Department conducted a DUI checkpoint on 50th Street near the USF Catholic Student Center. According to Cpl. Scott Parker’s…
  • Jul 11

    Tampa Police DUI Checkpoint

    Tampa Police DUI Checkpoint
      We recently obtained the operational plan to the low manpower DUI sobriety checkpoint hosted by the Tampa Police Department DUI Enforcement Unit on May 22, 2016, at 2002 N. 17th Street on May 22, 2016 to May 23, 2016. We also received:…
Rank this Week: 456

Second Circuit Blog

Second Circuit Blog

Feature case summaries and commentary by the Federal Defenders office in New York City.

http://circuit2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 440

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Answers questions regarding New York criminal charges and criminal procedures.

http://www.jpdefense.com/new-york-criminal-defense/
Rank this Week: 469

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

Covers the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and its Specially Designated Nationals list. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://ofac-sdn-list-removal.com/
Rank this Week: 413

New York City Federal Criminal…

New York City Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers news and developments in NY Federal Criminal Law. By Joseph Potashnik.

http://nycfederaldefense.com
Rank this Week: 425

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals…

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals blog

Covers the court of last resort on Texas criminal matters. By R. J. MacReady.

http://www.txccablog.com/
  • Jun 2

    Today's Opinions (or lack thereof) - 6/2/10

    Today's Opinions (or lack thereof) - 6/2/10
    The CCA handed down a number of orders denying habeas corpus relief and a few unpublished opinions. Still no Dobbs.
  • May 26

    Fist Full of Meyers - Today's Opinions - 5/26/10

    Fist Full of Meyers - Today's Opinions - 5/26/10
    The CCA handed down orders and opinions in a number of cases. They handed down published opinions, featuring Judge Meyers prominently, in the following cases:
  • May 26

    Case Summary - Douglas Michael Hubert v. State

    Case Summary - Douglas Michael Hubert v. State
    Douglas Hubert was on parole and living with his grandfather when his grandfather called Hubert's parole officer to report that Hubert had violated numerous conditions of his parole, including possessing a firearm. Hubert's parole officer…
Rank this Week: 439

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/
  • Mar 22

    Minnesota Boosting Funds To Stop Sex Trafficking Ahead Of Super Bowl

    Minnesota Boosting Funds To Stop Sex Trafficking Ahead Of Super Bowl
    Law enforcement agencies in Minnesota will be receiving nearly $800,000 in grant funding that will go towards police training and special courses to help officers better spot and stop sex trafficking leading up to and through the upcoming…
  • Mar 21

    Drinking On A Boat In Minnesota – Understanding The BWI Law

    Drinking On A Boat In Minnesota – Understanding The BWI Law
    The spring season is here, and soon enough the weather will be warm enough for people to take their boat out on the lake for the first time. Whether you like to fish, ski or simply float at the sand bar, oftentimes the time spent on the…
  • Mar 20

    DUIs in Minnesota and Across The United State

    DUIs in Minnesota and Across The United State
    Roughly one in seven Minnesotans have a DUI on their record, but drunk driving isn’t just a problem in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Drunk driving is problematic throughout the United States, but which states are affected by it the most? To…
Rank this Week: 490

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

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

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Mar 22

    How You Can Be Charged With “Distributing” Child Pornography

    How You Can Be Charged With “Distributing” Child Pornography
    Most people think of “distributing” child pornography as a large-scale operation that allows viewers access child pornographic images and videos either by hosting files on a website or through using a file-sharing…
  • Mar 19

    Immigrants Engage in Crime at Lower Rates than US Born

    Immigrants Engage in Crime at Lower Rates than US Born
    At a campaign rally in Springfield, Ohio on October 27, 2016, President Donald Trump charged that “thousands of Americans have been killed by illegal immigrants.”   During his joint address to Congress on March 10, President…
  • Mar 16

    Inmate Charged With Federal Homicide Nixes Plea Deal

    Inmate Charged With Federal Homicide Nixes Plea Deal
    A decision to plead guilty is a difficult one, especially when a criminal defendant is facing a life sentence without the possibility of parole. In 1927, the U.S. Supreme Court in Kercheval v. United States said that “a plea…
Rank this Week: 529

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/
  • Mar 20

    Five Things to Know About Probation Violation

    Five Things to Know About Probation Violation
    Of all the things I do in my criminal practice, none is more acutely serious, yet nearly as un-technical or less legalistic than handling probation violations.  There are really 5 things you should know if you’re facing a PV (also…
  • Mar 17

    The Location of a Michigan DUI case is Critically Important

    The Location of a Michigan DUI case is Critically Important
    It has been a while since I’ve addressed how the location of a DUI case directly impacts the way things will turn out, but I find myself explaining this so often that I think it’s about time to look at it again.  This will be…
  • Mar 12

    Ignition Interlock Violations and Hearings Before the Michigan Secretary of State – Part 2

    Ignition Interlock Violations and Hearings Before the Michigan Secretary of State – Part 2
    In part 1 of this article, we began looking at ignition interlock violation hearings.  This is a 2-part article, and is 1 of 3 loosely related Michigan driver’s license restoration subjects: The first article examined the standard…
Rank this Week: 518

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Mar 20

    Can I Legally Possess a Firearm If I Have Been Convicted of Misdemeanor Battery?

    Can I Legally Possess a Firearm If I Have Been Convicted of Misdemeanor Battery?
    The legality of firearm possession for people who have committed crimes in California is often a difficult issue. If you have been convicted of certain crimes, not only are you subject to California’s laws restricting gun possession,…
  • Mar 17

    Your Murder Case Could Be Thrown Out if Police Don’t Record the Conversation (PC 859.5)

    Your Murder Case Could Be Thrown Out if Police Don’t Record the Conversation (PC 859.5)
    In a fair criminal justice system, the guilty are punished and the innocent are set free. Unfortunately, our system is not always fair, and innocent people sometimes go to prison for crimes they did not commit. In 2015, 149 people were…
  • Mar 15

    Is It a Crime to Tape Record Your Doctor? (PC 632.01)

    Is It a Crime to Tape Record Your Doctor? (PC 632.01)
    Visiting the doctor can be an intimidating experience, especially when your doctor is using complex medical terms that you don’t understand. So, when your doctor calls you to give you medical results or advice, you may feel compelled to…
Rank this Week: 540

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 16

    Court overturns life sentence on murder conviction due to counsel's lack of advocacy

    Court overturns life sentence on murder conviction due to counsel's lack of advocacy
    "Ladies and gentlemen given the dispatch with which you resolved all the holes in the government’s case that I spent two days pointing out, it’s apparent to me that I’m some how not communicated with you during the first…
  • Mar 8

    Court clarifies that restitution still makes no sense

    Court clarifies that restitution still makes no sense
    Criminal law and money don't play well together, especially with indigent clients. Restitution is perhaps the  most head-scratching part of this crime/money nexus. To a civil lawyer, the thought that a court could enter a $2 million…
  • Mar 6

    The Beckles disappointment

    The Beckles disappointment
    The Beckles decision issued today, and it did not go well. If you were not in the trenches after Johnson, if you did not file hundreds of 2255 petitions raising claims based on Beckles, it will be difficult to understand the scale of…
Rank this Week: 479

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 534

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 498

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Covers traffic ticket laws and news. By Matthew J. Weiss.

http://nytrafficticket.com/blog/
  • Apr 2

    New York Driver’s License Suspension For Committing Just One Violation?!

    New York Driver’s License Suspension For Committing Just One Violation?!
    Did you know that you can be suspended for just one violation of New York’s Vehicle And Traffic Law (“VTL”)?  That’s right, a traffic judge can suspend you for just one speeding ticket or other traffic offense.…
  • Mar 25

    How New York Traffic Tickets Affect A Taxi & Limousine (TLC) License

    How New York Traffic Tickets Affect A Taxi & Limousine (TLC) License
    The rules are surrounding how to calculate points from New York traffic tickets are complicated. However, for those with Taxi & Limousine Licenses, a whole different set of rules exist making the calculations even more difficult.…
  • Jan 14

    Are Homeowners Better Drivers Than Renters?

    Are Homeowners Better Drivers Than Renters?
    A recent Insurane.com report indicates that homeowners are better drivers than renters.  The website found that drivers who own their home file fewer insurance claims than than renter counterparts.   Data from over 700,000 drivers…
Rank this Week: 522

Massachusetts DUI Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers OUI and DUI news and updates for the state of Massachusetts. Published by Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettsduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 11

    What Are Some Options When Being Arraigned For OUI In Massachusetts?

    What Are Some Options When Being Arraigned For OUI In Massachusetts?
    The last time the Massachusetts OUI laws saw a significant modification the legislature had one thing in mind. They wanted to get accountability as soon as possible. The changes to the law made the prospect of immediately pleading guilty…
  • May 14

    When Cops Testify at an OUI Trial to Facts Not in Their Police Report The Defendant Will Win

    When Cops Testify at an OUI Trial to Facts Not in Their Police Report The Defendant Will Win
    There are certain events that occur in court that tell experienced criminal defense attorneys that they are going to win the case. The most common is when cops testify at trial to facts that are not in their report, particularly at an OUI…
  • Apr 12

    No Increase in OUI Drug Cases in Massachusetts After New Marijuana Law

    No Increase in OUI Drug Cases in Massachusetts After New Marijuana Law
    With the decriminalization of under an ounce of marijuana one would expect to see an increase in the number of OUI drugs cases charged in Massachusetts. Right? After all, now everybody in Massachusetts thinks smoking marijuana is legal. The…
Rank this Week: 541

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Mar 23

    How Texas Handles Stalkers: Laws and Penaltie

    How Texas Handles Stalkers: Laws and Penaltie
      Criminal harassment in Texas is defined as a person purposely contacting someone with the intention of embarrassing, annoying, tormenting or scaring them. The contact be done via telephone or email. The punishment for harassment is 180…
  • Mar 15

    Is There a Difference Between Molestation and Sexual Abuse?

    Is There a Difference Between Molestation and Sexual Abuse?
    In Texas, child molestation, also called indecency with a child, and child sex abuse are separate crimes. They have different definitions and penalties. Child molestation and child sex abuse aren’t the same as statutory rape. Texas…
  • Mar 8

    The Consequences of Domestic Violence in Texa

    The Consequences of Domestic Violence in Texa
    In Texas, domestic violence occurs when a person intentionally, recklessly or knowingly threatens to or actually causes bodily harm to a family member. It also includes intentionally causes physical contact with a family member when having a…
Rank this Week: 580

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 21

    From Out of State and Got a DUI in Massachusetts ?

    From Out of State and Got a DUI in Massachusetts ?
    From Out of State and Got a DUi in Massachusetts Many friends and relatives will be visiting loved ones in Massachusetts throughout the year. Yet the holidays and vacations are a time for social gatherings and parties where alcohol is…
  • Mar 6

    Police Must Have Reasonable Suspicion to Make a Traffic Stop

    Police Must Have Reasonable Suspicion to Make a Traffic Stop
    Reasonable Suspicion No matter what time of day or night law enforcement in Massachusetts is out patrolling the highways and roads to keep drivers safe. Law enforcement will be on the lookout for anything that seems to be amiss amongst…
  • Feb 21

    A Family Feud During the Holidays Could Lead to Domestic Assault and Battery Claim

    A Family Feud During the Holidays Could Lead to Domestic Assault and Battery Claim
    Domestic Assault and Battery Nearly everybody spends time with family members during the holiday season, and in some families, too much time together can result in relatives getting into arguments and fighting. If things get out of control, a…
Rank this Week: 611

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/
  • Mar 16

    Jacksonville Police Make Another Massage Parlor Prostitution Bust

    Jacksonville Police Make Another Massage Parlor Prostitution Bust
    Jacksonville police have made a massage parlor prostitution arrest. A 57-year-old woman was arrested Thursday after she allegedly offered to perform a sex act for $70 on an undercover police officer who was getting a massage, according to the…
  • Mar 15

    At Least 13 Arrested in Drug Raids in Orlando, Tampa

    At Least 13 Arrested in Drug Raids in Orlando, Tampa
    At least 13 people were arrested in a series of drug raids Thursday in Orlando and Tampa, according to reports. Federal agents claim members of the group have been conspiring to sell heroin and cocaine since at least December 2015. They are…
  • Feb 23

    Boca Raton Boy Allegedly Punched by Former NY Jet Defensive Lineman

    Boca Raton Boy Allegedly Punched by Former NY Jet Defensive Lineman
    A Boca Raton man facing charges that he pushed and punched a 15-year-old after accusing the boy of egging his home is a former NFL player who spent seven seasons with the New York Jets. Scott Mersereau, 51, posted a $3,000 bond Saturday and…
Rank this Week: 609

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/
  • Mar 16

    Is A Unanimous Verdict Required? Not Alway

    Is A Unanimous Verdict Required? Not Alway
    People seldom know a lot of details about how the criminal justice system operates, they tend to instead focus on some of the more interesting highlights. Most folks have heard of about the right to remain silent, though they might not…
  • Mar 7

    Supreme Court Believes Racial Stereotyping Enough To Justify Appeal

    Supreme Court Believes Racial Stereotyping Enough To Justify Appeal
    The aspiration of many in the legal field is to assure that the U.S. criminal justice system is blind; blind to the financial circumstances of defendants, to a person’s gender, sexuality and race. Decisions about guilt or innocence…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 556

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 596

Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

Covers criminal law. By the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition.

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 595

Washington State DUI and Criminal…

Washington State DUI and Criminal Traffic Blog

Covers DUI and traffic law issues. By W. james Kotlowski.

http://duiseattleblog.typepad.com/dui_seattle/
  • Aug 18

    Why does my DUI case keep getting continued or postponed?

    Why does my DUI case keep getting continued or postponed?
    This is a common client question. Typically, I will have 3-6 DUI pre-trial hearings continuances or postponements in every DUI case. You show up at Court and sign a speedy trial waiver (see this blog) and receive a new Court...
  • Aug 18

    How long do I have to have SR-22 Insurance?

    How long do I have to have SR-22 Insurance?
    SR-22 (high risk) Insurance is required for three (3) years on a DUI, Physical Control or Reckless Driving conviction. It is also required for three (3) years on the Administrative suspension. (if your license is suspended or revoked on…
  • Aug 17

    What the difference between "active" probation and compliance?

    What the difference between "active" probation and compliance?
    Active probation is where you are ordered to report to probation. You will have to meet with a probation officer of the specific Court on a regular basis. (typically monthly - the frequency of meetings really depend on the Court)...
Rank this Week: 575

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    Were You Arrested For a DUI in Palm Beach County?

    Were You Arrested For a DUI in Palm Beach County?
    This past weekend, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 14 drunk drivers in a crackdown that began Friday night. The crackdown led to 14 DUI arrests and more than 800 other citations throughout unincorporated parts of Palm…
  • Jun 15

    Vehicular Homicide with DUI and Strict Liability

    Vehicular Homicide with DUI and Strict Liability
    Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and causing or contributing to the death to another is a strict liability crime in the State of Florida. The strict liability portion of a DUI charge means that even if the driver of the vehicle…
  • Jun 14

    Drug Possession, Criminal Charges and Penaltie

    Drug Possession, Criminal Charges and Penaltie
    The possession, use, distribution or sale of certain drugs is a crime. Punishments range from fines to many years in prison. These drugs are illegal because of health risks and because they are associated with violent crimes. Both the states…
Rank this Week: 626

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Covers Chicago criminal and DUI laws. By Ava George Stewart.

http://chicagoduilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest
    This Chicago DUI attorney has posted here and hereabout having your driving privileges taken away before you ever have your first day in court.  From the Chicago Tribune:Bureaucratic mix-ups have let thousands of drunken drivers…
  • Jan 19

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday
    My Dear Friends,I have already posted my thoughts over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog on this subject.  There is always something you can do today.-- PaxContinue reading over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog
  • Nov 3

    Chicago DUI Attorney Reminds You To Vote

    Chicago DUI Attorney Reminds You To Vote
    Tomorrow is election day.  And like many people, I am busy.  My husband is busy.  We have to work.  I have to pack after work for a flight for a memorial service.  But we voted already.  We prefer to vote early…
Rank this Week: 577

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense…

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law news and cases. By Marcia G. Shein.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    What to expect in the event you face crimlnal indictment

    What to expect in the event you face crimlnal indictment
    When you are facing criminal charges of any kind, whether at the federal or state level, you are supposed to enjoy a presumption of innocence. That's the ideal. In reality, a person can suffer negative consequences of presumed guilt even...
  • Aug 21

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue
    Regardless of the organization that an officer represents, there are proper police procedures that must be followed. That is true even in arrests by officers of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the FBI or other government agencies.…
  • Aug 15

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge
    Claims under Georgia’s Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act aren’t usually associated with public school educators. Organized criminals, or mobsters as they might be depicted in Hollywood films, might be…
Rank this Week: 592

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/
  • Mar 23

    Falsely Accusing Another of a Criminal Offense – Is it a Crime?

    Falsely Accusing Another of a Criminal Offense – Is it a Crime?
    False accusations occur more frequently than most people think. Especially when it comes to cases involving bitter divorces and child custody battles. Depending on the circumstances of the accusation, however, penalties range from a…
  • Mar 22

    What to Do, and What Not to Do, at a OUI Checkpoint in Massachusett

    What to Do, and What Not to Do, at a OUI Checkpoint in Massachusett
    OUI checkpoints pop up on heavily traveled roads throughout MA every weekend. You have rights if you are stopped at one of these checkpoints, but it’s important to keep the following in mind – the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that OUI…
  • Mar 21

    Can Police Search Your Cellphone Without a Warrant in Massachusetts?

    Can Police Search Your Cellphone Without a Warrant in Massachusetts?
    Since 2014, following a Supreme Court ruling, police have needed a warrant to search cell phones of criminal suspects. According to the justices, cell phones and other electronic devices belong to a different category than other “closed…
Rank this Week: 664

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • Mar 22

    5 Things to Know About Plea Bargain

    5 Things to Know About Plea Bargain
    Sometimes, the best thing to do after someone has been arrested and charged with a serious crime (or crimes) is to work out a deal with the prosecutor rather than go to trial.  This is called “plea negotiations” or…
  • Mar 15

    10 Things to Know About Mail Fraud Prosecution

    10 Things to Know About Mail Fraud Prosecution
    If you are following the criminal trial of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, then you know that one of the big federal felony charges he’s facing is five counts of “Deprivation of Honest Services by Mail Fraud, Aiding…
  • Mar 8

    FBI Investigations and DOJ Prosecutions: Fighting for Your Privacy Right

    FBI Investigations and DOJ Prosecutions: Fighting for Your Privacy Right
    Of paramount concern to criminal defense attorneys is protecting due process and making sure that any investigation and prosecution by the government abides by constitutional protections like limited police powers, the right to privacy, and…
Rank this Week: 641

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/
  • Mar 21

    Hold the Phone: SEC Takes One Last Stand Before the Tenth Circuit regarding the Constitutionality of the SEC’s Administrative Law Judge

    Hold the Phone: SEC Takes One Last Stand Before the Tenth Circuit regarding the Constitutionality of the SEC’s Administrative Law Judge
    Last week, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission filed a petition for rehearing en banc with the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, imploring the court to reconsider a divided panel’s ruling on the unconstitutionality of its…
  • Mar 17

    Understanding the New DOJ Guidance: Part 1 – Tone at the Top

    Understanding the New DOJ Guidance: Part 1 – Tone at the Top
    In February, the Department of Justice’s Fraud Section offered a new perspective on what the government expects in a compliance program in the form of a series of questions that companies should be prepared to answer about their…
  • Mar 14

    Circuit Split on Whistleblower Protections Widen

    Circuit Split on Whistleblower Protections Widen
    On March 8, 2017, a divided panel of the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion in Somers v. Digital Realty Trust Inc. that further widened a circuit split on the issue of whether the anti-retaliation provisions in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform…
Rank this Week: 635

Kansas Defenders

Kansas Defenders

Forum for discussion about issues and appellate decisions of interest to Kansas defenders.

http://kansasdefenders.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    No weighing of aggravating factors in Jessica's Law sentencing

    No weighing of aggravating factors in Jessica's Law sentencing
    Christina M. Kerls won in State v. McCormick, No. 109,985 (Kan. Sept. 9, 2016), obtaining a new sentencing hearing in a Sumner County rape prosecution. The KSC affirmed Mr. McCormick's convictions, but remanded for resentencing because the…
  • Aug 27

    October 2016 KSC docket

    October 2016 KSC docket
    Here are the criminal cases on the KSC docket for October 24-27, 2016. These summaries are based on the issues listed in the briefs filed and may not very accurately or fully describe the actual issues in the cases. I recommend you…
  • Jul 9

    September 2016 KSC docket

    September 2016 KSC docket
    Here are the criminal cases on the KSC docket for September 12-16, 2016. These summaries are based on the issues listed in the briefs filed and may not very accurately or fully describe the actual issues in the cases. I recommend…
Rank this Week: 712

Lawyer'd Up

Lawyer'd Up

Covers criminal law news, cases and developments. By Jack Joseph Gold.

http://www.lawyerdup.com/
  • Dec 11

    {New Blog Post} Features of "Family Business"

    {New Blog Post} Features of "Family Business"
    Estate Planning Consultant Steven M. Goldberg highlights characteristics or features of a family business in Chapter 1 of the 2014 edition of Matthew Bender's California Small Business Guide:For a family business entity that is an active…
  • Dec 11

    {New Blog Post} The "family business"

    {New Blog Post} The "family business"
    Family Business DefinedA "family business" is an enterprise owned or controlled by members of the same family. The term refers to the actual dollars and cents ownership of the business, rather than its legal structure. In terms of an active…
  • Sep 2

    What is the California Capital Access…

    What is the California Capital Access Program?California Capital Access Program or CalCAP is a loan program run by the California Pollution Control Financing Authority.Since it began, CalCAP lenders have cumulatively loaned over $2.2 billion…
Rank this Week: 705

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Mar 18

    You Can’t Plead Guilty Without Admitting Guilt

    You Can’t Plead Guilty Without Admitting Guilt
    I am watching a guilty plea from the gallery.   The prosecutor reads out the alleged facts from the police report, and the defendant says, yes, that is what happened. The colloquy continues. The defendant then tells the judge...…
  • Nov 30

    When It Comes to “Draining the Swamp,” Donald Trump Is No Al Gore

    When It Comes to “Draining the Swamp,” Donald Trump Is No Al Gore
    Donald Trump is an amateur. We suspected this before the election. Now we know it. He is also too vain, too self-centered, to realize that he is in over his head.  It is not that he is not... Read More
  • Nov 14

    You Voted For Him Anyway

    You Voted For Him Anyway
    Dear Trump Voter: Yes, I am talking to you. You should be ashamed of yourself. You knew about the racism, the misogyny, the xenophobia, the narcissism, and the vanity. You knew about the ignorance, the inexperience, and his... Read More
Rank this Week: 861

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Mar 17

    Two Lawless Court Injunctions Against President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration

    Two Lawless Court Injunctions Against President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration
    On March 15, 2017, two federal judges ordered the executive branch of our government to not enforce an order issued by President Trump. The orders by these judges were without legal basis, and these theoretical guardians of the law acted with…
  • Mar 13

    The Tyrannical Rule of the U.S. Supreme Court by Donald C. Brockett

    The Tyrannical Rule of the U.S. Supreme Court by Donald C. Brockett
    What is meant by “tyranny”?  It was the tyranny of King George that provoked America’s Declaration of Independence in 1776.   It was “The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of…
  • Mar 10

    Book Review: Stack the Legal Odds in Your Favor

    Book Review: Stack the Legal Odds in Your Favor
    What happens when an attorney and a guy who’s not a lawyer with a history fighting in court on his own get together to create a legal self-help book? You get a book with an attitude.  Think Mark Wahlberg in the courtroom. Authors…
Rank this Week: 812

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/
  • Mar 15

    Additional Jury Instructions and Obtaining a New Trial in Florida

    Additional Jury Instructions and Obtaining a New Trial in Florida
    In criminal cases, jury trials demonstrate the “human element” that comes with involving a group of everyday people who come together to serve as jurors. On the opposite side of that sometimes unpredictable “human…
  • Feb 23

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 5 of 5

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 5 of 5
    Other Questions Related To Civil Rights Restoration What Are Some Other Things Someone Should Know Before They Start Restoring Their Civil Rights? There are two main things: One, is to be patient. It’s not an overnight process, not even…
  • Feb 14

    Proximity Doesn’t Equal Control, Florida Appeals Court Says in Drug Conviction Reversal

    Proximity Doesn’t Equal Control, Florida Appeals Court Says in Drug Conviction Reversal
    When you are accused of a crime, it is important to remember that the state has several obligations in order to secure a conviction. The prosecution, for example, must prove each element of the crime beyond a reasonable doubt. In the case of…
Rank this Week: 889

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers expungements, drug offenses, domestic violence and other criminal offenses in Florida. By the Sammis Law Firm.

http://criminal-defense-attorney-tampa.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Florida’s Stand Your Ground Statute - the Pretrial Immunity Hearing

    Florida’s Stand Your Ground Statute - the Pretrial Immunity Hearing
    This article is not intended to be legal advice. If you need legal advice about a criminal accusation involving something that happened in the past, seek out the services of a criminal defense attorney. If you need advice about what might…
  • Oct 13

    Recent Statistics on Civil Violation Citations for Marijuana in Tampa

    Recent Statistics on Civil Violation Citations for Marijuana in Tampa
    Earlier this year, the City Council in Tampa recently passed a city ordinance, Tampa Code Section 14-62, that attempted to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. The problem is that officers with Tampa Police…
  • Oct 13

    Tampa Code Section 14-62 - Civil Violation Citation for Marijuana and Paraphernalia

    Tampa Code Section 14-62 - Civil Violation Citation for Marijuana and Paraphernalia
    Map of Marijuana Citations IssuedDuring the First 30 Days On March 28, 2016, the Senior Assistant City Attorney of the Tampa Police Department issued Legal Bulletin #2016-08 dated March 28, 2016. The legal bulletin addressed the new…
Rank this Week: 842

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    What happened to 3g offenses? What is 42A.054?

    What happened to 3g offenses? What is 42A.054?
    I hate when things change. Just when you think you understand the law in Texas, you find out that everything has changed. Well, in this case, they’ve changed, but they are still the same. Ever since I’ve been a lawyer aggravated…
  • Jan 21

    They can’t use my past against me!

    They can’t use my past against me!
    The criminal justice system really sucks in Texas. It’s gotten incrementally less horrible in some aspects, but the Lone Star State still views prison as the best option to solve problems. From addiction to mental health, we…
  • Jan 20

    Kaufman County Grand Jury Indictment List for January 19th, 2017

    Kaufman County Grand Jury Indictment List for January 19th, 2017
    I know today is a slow news day, with not much going besides the inauguration. But the criminal justice system is always creating work for itself, that’s why we have a War on Drugs after all. To that end here is the most recent…
Rank this Week: 882

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 16

    West Virginia Supreme Court Holds Juveniles Not Required To Register As Sex Offender

    West Virginia Supreme Court Holds Juveniles Not Required To Register As Sex Offender
    In most states, including West Virginia, when an individual commits a serious sexual offense, he or she may be required to register as a sex offender after a criminal sentence is completed. Due to the high rates of recidivism among sexual…
  • Feb 10

    Fourth Circuit Holds Carjacking Is a Crime of Violence

    Fourth Circuit Holds Carjacking Is a Crime of Violence
    Under the federal sentencing guidelines, certain crimes are subject to mandatory periods of imprisonment. Under Section 924(c), whenever a defendant commits a crime of violence that involves the use of a firearm, the defendant must, at the…
  • Jan 19

    Fourth Circuit Considers What Constitutes “Appropriate Guidelines Range” in Plea Deal

    Fourth Circuit Considers What Constitutes “Appropriate Guidelines Range” in Plea Deal
    For many criminal defendants, the risks of a potential criminal trial far outweigh the possibility of a guilty verdict. This makes the option of taking a guilty plea an appealing way to minimize the risk of a lengthy jury sentence and create…
Rank this Week: 774

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers arrests, criminal appeals, drug offenses, federal crimes and searches and seizure in Texas. By Michael J. Brown.

http://www.texascriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 875

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 15

    SJC Rules that Dookhan Defendants With Vacated Convictions Will Not Be Reimbursed for Court Cost

    SJC Rules that Dookhan Defendants With Vacated Convictions Will Not Be Reimbursed for Court Cost
    In Commonwealth v. Martin, the SJC addressed whether defendants whose convictions were vacated as a result of the Annie Dookhan drug lab scandal should be reimbursed for court fees paid prior to the allowance of the motion to vacate. The…
  • Jan 15

    SJC Rules that Dookhan Defendants With Vacated Convictions Will Not Be Reimbursed for Court Cost

    SJC Rules that Dookhan Defendants With Vacated Convictions Will Not Be Reimbursed for Court Cost
    In Commonwealth v. Martin, the SJC addressed whether defendants whose convictions were vacated as a result of the Annie Dookhan drug lab scandal should be reimbursed for court fees paid prior to the allowance of the motion to vacate. The…
  • Jan 6

    Questions Linger in Amherst Drug Lab Scandal

    Questions Linger in Amherst Drug Lab Scandal
    According to a recent news article on www.Masslive.com, questions remain as to who was responsible for the Commonwealth’s failure to disclose exculpatory discovery to defense attorneys in the Amherst drug lab scandal. The scandal came…
Rank this Week: 841

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Covers Georgia criminal law.

http://www.gainesvillegalawyer.com/articles/
Rank this Week: 852

Charter Cases

Charter Cases

Covers court decisions involving Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

http://www.chartercases.com/
  • Nov 27

    R. v. Appulonappa, 2015 SCC 59

    R. v. Appulonappa, 2015 SCC 59
    The accused were a group of Sri Lankan migrants apprehended from a ship off the west coast of British Columbia. They stood charged under s. 117 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, which made it an offence to “organize,…
  • Apr 13

    R. v. Nur, 2015 SCC 15

    R. v. Nur, 2015 SCC 15
    The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Nur considers the constitutionality of a three-year mandatory minimum sentence for unlicensed possession of a loaded firearm. Continue reading →
  • Feb 5

    Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 5

    Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 5
    In Carter, the Supreme Court reconsidered the constitutionality of the prohibition on assisted suicide, which had previously been upheld in Rodriguez. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 740