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Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    DID AARON HERNANDEZ DIE LEGALLY INNOCENT OF MURDER?

    DID AARON HERNANDEZ DIE LEGALLY INNOCENT OF MURDER?
    A lot has been reported in the media and debated since Aaron Hernandez – by all present appearances – committed suicide this past Wednesday.  Most of the debate has surrounded the public’s confusion over this business…
  • Apr 8

    8,000 MASSACHUSETTS UBER/LYFT DRIVERS REVOKED DUE TO PRIOR LICENSE VIOLATIONS & CRIMINAL RECORDS

    8,000 MASSACHUSETTS UBER/LYFT DRIVERS REVOKED DUE TO PRIOR LICENSE VIOLATIONS & CRIMINAL RECORDS
    By now readers of this blog know that just a couple of days ago, the state of Massachusetts – through the Department of Public Utilities’ Transportation Division – pulled off the road more than 8,000 drivers for ride-hailing…
  • Mar 26

    Massachusetts SJC Should Revoke Ban on “Secret” Recording of Police

    Massachusetts SJC Should Revoke Ban on “Secret” Recording of Police
    We live in the Age of Information; the Age of the smartphone.  An age in which the activities of almost every citizen are monitored by sources both public and private  – including your own cell phone, debit cards and credit…
Rank this Week: 487

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    AN “EXPUNGED” CONVICTION MAY STILL BE A DEPORTABLE OFFENSE

    AN “EXPUNGED” CONVICTION MAY STILL BE A DEPORTABLE OFFENSE
    Many people who have been convicted on a misdemeanor charge or certain felonies for which they were not sentenced to prison can, after certain conditions are met, apply to the court for what is commonly called an “expungement” of…
  • Apr 14

    IS THE WAR ON DRUGS COMING BACK?

    IS THE WAR ON DRUGS COMING BACK?
    Way back in 1971, President Nixon declared a “War on Drugs.” The federal drug control agencies were dramatically beefed-up, the DEA was created (1973). Quaint as it seems now, much of the effort was directed at marijuana. Back in…
  • Mar 30

    California Law Regarding Search Warrant

    California Law Regarding Search Warrant
    KNOCK AND TALK: A TACTIC POLICE USE TO BYPASS THE WARRANT REQUIREMENT It’s the middle of the night. Someone is banging on your door yelling for you to open the door. Whoever it is does not identify himself and you do not recognize the…
Rank this Week: 468

Athens DUI Law Blog

Athens DUI Law Blog

Covers criminal law. By Baker & Slider, LLC.

http://www.athensduilawblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Court Determines that Georgia Police Officers Are Sufficiently Trained To Give Field Test

    Court Determines that Georgia Police Officers Are Sufficiently Trained To Give Field Test
    The state of Georgia permits law enforcement officers to conduct police roadblocks for the purpose of preventing drunk driving, but it requires that the officers abide by very specific requirements when doing so. Since an unjustified…
  • Apr 13

    Georgia Court Upholds Validity of Field Sobriety Test

    Georgia Court Upholds Validity of Field Sobriety Test
    In Georgia, when a driver is stopped on suspicion of possible drunk driving, one of the first things that police officers may do is conduct a field sobriety test with the driver to determine whether there are any initial indications…
  • Apr 7

    Georgia Court Affirms that State Must Give Notice to Habitually Impaired Driver

    Georgia Court Affirms that State Must Give Notice to Habitually Impaired Driver
    Under Georgia law, when drivers repeatedly engage in impaired driving, they may be convicted of an additional crime of being a habitually impaired driver. This means that not only may a drunk driver be charged with a DUI, but based on his…
Rank this Week: 530

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 449

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/
  • Apr 17

    LA Increasing Efforts to Protect Immigrants Facing Deportation

    LA Increasing Efforts to Protect Immigrants Facing Deportation
    Immigration has been a major issue concerning President Donald Trump’s administration. Since Trump took office, the number of immigrants detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents has increased, and there have been…
  • Apr 14

    New Proposed Law Seeks to Correct Prosecutor’s Misuse of Jailhouse Snitche

    New Proposed Law Seeks to Correct Prosecutor’s Misuse of Jailhouse Snitche
    The Orange County District Attorney’s Office recently came under fire after it was discovered that prosecutors were using a secret program in which law enforcement would place informants in jail cells with defendants in order to…
  • Apr 12

    California Explores New Protections in Juvenile Case

    California Explores New Protections in Juvenile Case
    Over the next few months, California’s juvenile justice system could undergo a number of important changes that would better protect minors facing criminal charges. Lawmakers have introduced eight bills that are designed to increase the…
Rank this Week: 416

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 518

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 27

    Typical Scenarios That Lead to Gun Charges in Massachusett

    Typical Scenarios That Lead to Gun Charges in Massachusett
    Gun Charges in Massachusetts While the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution gives citizens the right to bear arms, i.e., own guns, there are many federal regulations and state laws that apply to gun ownership. There are many…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 515

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law. By Abdo Law Firm.

http://www.michigancriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 448

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Apr 27

    Who Owns Your Favorite Pundit? How to Follow the Money

    Who Owns Your Favorite Pundit? How to Follow the Money
    Most of your favorite pundits are owned by the same big donors who control elections. These relationships are never disclosed. You can, however, help me expose the corrupt. Go to Guidestar.org It's free to register. Search for the name of the…
  • Feb 10

    Clifford Durand and Violence Against Women Allowed on Twitter

    Clifford Durand and Violence Against Women Allowed on Twitter
    Clifford Durand is a student at St. John's University who recently threatened to "smash" a "bitch" in his class because she had a Donald Trump sticker on her computer. (You can find an archive of the Tweet here.) None of…
  • Jan 25

    Marc Randazza Learns a Hard Lesson on Loyalty and Life

    Marc Randazza Learns a Hard Lesson on Loyalty and Life
    Marc Randazza is a lawyer's lawyer. When someone threatened you with a lawsuit or some up drama came up, Randazza was the man you called. He was more generous with his time than any lawyer I'd ever known. As one of his many lawyer-clients,…
Rank this Week: 342

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: 453

New York Legal Blog

New York Legal Blog

Offers information and articles related to injury and accident law, criminal law, and immigration law in New York. By the Law Office of Mark Siesel, Esq.

http://www.nylegalblog.com/
Rank this Week: 455

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 29

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont
    The legislature further finds and declares that domestic violence is criminal conduct occurring between members of the same family or household which warrants stronger intervention than is presently authorized under New York's laws. The…
  • May 29

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont
    The legislature further finds and declares that domestic violence is criminal conduct occurring between members of the same family or household which warrants stronger intervention than is presently authorized under New York's laws. The…
  • May 28

    Family Court of Dutchess Count…cont

    Family Court of Dutchess Count…cont
    The legislature further finds and declares that domestic violence is criminal conduct occurring between members of the same family or household which warrants stronger intervention than is presently authorized under New York’s laws. The…
Rank this Week: 446

Frisco DWI Lawyer & Attorney Blog

Frisco DWI Lawyer & Attorney Blog

Covers Texas DUI/DWI, blood tests, breath tests, and field sobriety tests. By Hunter Biederman.

http://www.friscodwilawyer.com/
  • Mar 3

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State
    I want to give a big thank you to everyone who purchased our book - “A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United States” last night during the launch. The launch turned out to be an incredible success, and…
  • Mar 2

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State
    I want to give a big thank you to everyone who purchased our book – “A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United States” last night during the launch. The launch turned out to be an incredible success, and…
  • Mar 2

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State
    I want to give a big thank you to everyone who purchased our book – “A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United States” last night during the launch. The launch turned out to be an incredible success, and…
Rank this Week: 467

Fossum Law Office Blawg

Fossum Law Office Blawg

Covers Minnesota law, federal law, international criminal law, criminal law, and trends.

http://fossumlaw.com/blog/blawg/
  • Jul 7

    John Fossum Selected to the 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers List

    John Fossum Selected to the 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers List
    John L. Fossum has been selected to the 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson…
  • Sep 17

    Cannon River Watershed Cleanup

    Cannon River Watershed Cleanup
    Fossum Law Office, LLC is a proud sponsor of the Cannon River Watershed Partnership and invites everyone to join in the Cannon River Watershed Cleanup this Saturday, September 21, from 9 to Noon. Cleanup locations include Waterville,…
  • May 1

    Fossum Named a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer.”

    Fossum Named a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer.”
      Attorney John L. Fossum, of the Fossum Law Office, LLC has been named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers. According to their website: The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 an invitation-only organization composed of the…
Rank this Week: 520

Michigan Criminal Attorney's Blog

Michigan Criminal Attorney's Blog

Covers Michigan criminal issues. By the Leydorf Law Firm, PLLC.

http://michigancriminalattorney.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 31

    Open-carry Gun Lawsuit against Flint Township Police. Was man improperly jailed on Christmas Eve?

    Open-carry Gun Lawsuit against Flint Township Police. Was man improperly jailed on Christmas Eve?
    This past Christmas Eve, the Flint Township Police Department arrested 21 year old John McMorris for allegedly carrying a concealed pistol without a permit. Ultimately McMorris was released without being charged for any crime; however, after…
  • Mar 31

    Open-carry Gun Lawsuit against Flint Township Police. Was man improperly jailed on Christmas Eve?

    Open-carry Gun Lawsuit against Flint Township Police. Was man improperly jailed on Christmas Eve?
    This past Christmas Eve, the Flint Township Police Department arrested 21 year old John McMorris for allegedly carrying a concealed pistol without a permit. Ultimately McMorris was released without being charged for any crime; however, after…
  • Mar 28

    Probation Violation Puts Chris Brown Behind Bar

    Probation Violation Puts Chris Brown Behind Bar
    Chris Brown is behind bars…again. The R&B singer was dismissed from his Malibu Rehab Facility mid March for “for failure to comply with rules and regulations of the program.” Browns request to enter another rehab…
Rank this Week: 464

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Provides analysis of crimes and sentences for Florida state and federal criminal offenses. By Silber Criminal Law Firm.

http://www.florida-criminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse
    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida was arrested Friday after she allegedly beat two boys, news sources report. Vosburg, 30, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four counts of child neglect and two counts of child abuse with bodily…
  • Oct 22

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery
    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida was arrested this past week for allegedly shoved her former girlfriend out of a moving vehicle, news sources report. Information regarding the victim's identity was not immediately available following…
  • Oct 21

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection
    Charlie Ware, a licensed Hollywood, Florida acupuncturist and acupoint injection therapist, was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of administering questionable injections to as many a dozen patients, some of whom suffered ill-side…
Rank this Week: 402

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Maryland Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal and personal injury topics such as auto accidents, criminal law, medical malpractice, practicing law, and products liability. By Miller & Zois.

http://www.marylandlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 8

    Fun New Declaratory Judgment Case in Ocean City

    Fun New Declaratory Judgment Case in Ocean City
    There is an interested federal court opinion that came out this month on a street artist/violinist who was barred by a police officer from playing the Ocean City boardwalk. Faced with the threat of arrest, three months in jail and a $500…
  • Aug 8

    Fun New Declaratory Judgment Case in Ocean City

    Fun New Declaratory Judgment Case in Ocean City
    There is an interested federal court opinion that came out this month on a street artist/violinist who was barred by a police officer from playing the Ocean City boardwalk. Faced with the threat of arrest, three months in jail and a $500…
  • Jul 2

    Attorney Gets Punished for Faking In-State Tuition 13 Year Before

    Attorney Gets Punished for Faking In-State Tuition 13 Year Before
    Sometimes, I think we should be harder on lawyers who have bad intent. But this is a little over the top for me. In Attorney Grievance Commission v. Kepple, a lawyers was given an indefinite suspension of at least 30 days because 13 years…
Rank this Week: 483

The Charge

The Charge

Incorporates history and legal analysis to raise questions on criminal justice issues. By Victoria Nadel.

http://vln-thecharge.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Has the Supreme Judicial Court Disavowed Automatic Standing for Possessory Offenses?

    Has the Supreme Judicial Court Disavowed Automatic Standing for Possessory Offenses?
    Massachusetts courts decided long ago that where a possessory offense is charged, a defendant has automatic standing to challenge evidence. In a recent case, the Supreme Judicial Court seemed to pull back from that determination.  In…
  • Jul 22

    Our Republic's Long Tale Continue

    Our Republic's Long Tale Continue
    “Your tale is of the longest," observed Monks, moving restlessly in his chair.  “It is a true tale of grief and trial, and sorrow, young man," returned Mr. Brownlow, "and such tales usually are; if it were one of unmixed joy…
  • Jul 15

    The End of Joint Venture for Possessory Firearm Offenses: Commonwealth v. Humphries Exposes Theory Flaw

    The End of Joint Venture for Possessory Firearm Offenses: Commonwealth v. Humphries Exposes Theory Flaw
    Massachusetts has developed a rather unusual approach to accomplice liability when the Commonwealth's theory of the case is one of joint venture.  Having torn down the distinction between principal and participant, joint venture allows…
Rank this Week: 528

Gabriel Dorman Blog

Gabriel Dorman Blog

Covers criminal laws and cases.

http://www.criminaldefenseduilawyer.com
  • May 29

    Huntington Beach DUI Lawyer Defense

    Huntington Beach DUI Lawyer Defense
    Today’s Huntington Beach DUI Lawyer Defenses is about the breath tests and the many physiological factors that can affect their accuracy. A breath test is, without a doubt, the most defensible of all the DUI chemical tests. The most…
  • Apr 4

    Driver Arrested In Fatal Drug DUI

    Driver Arrested In Fatal Drug DUI
    Today’s Orange County DUI Lawyer News involves another fatal DUI crash and the arrest of the driver for a drug DUI. According to The Orange County Register, a Garden Grove man was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of felony driving…
  • Apr 3

    Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Case Result

    Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Case Result
    Los Angeles Superior Court – El Monte Courthouse CHARGE: 1st DUI with enhancement for refusing to submit to a chemical test. FACTS: Client was arrested for a DUI after getting involved in a traffic collision. Client did not speak or…
Rank this Week: 524

Drunk Driving in Wisconsin

Drunk Driving in Wisconsin

Covers drunk driving laws, studies and surveys. By Tracey A. Wood.

http://drunkdrivinglawwi.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 4

    Drug Dog's Nose Violates 4th Amendment Right

    Drug Dog's Nose Violates 4th Amendment Right
    The Supreme Court issued its opinion in Florida v. Jardines today, holding that a dog sniff at the front door of a house where the police suspected drugs where being grown constitutes a search for purposes of the Fourth Amendment. …
  • Jan 27

    Is http://www.VanWagnerWood.com Authoritative?

    Is http://www.VanWagnerWood.com Authoritative?
    Is the VanWagnerWood.com website authoritative?We often receive phone calls from students asking if they can cite our website in their papers due to the tremendous volume of informative data and interpretations on it (most of the thanks for…
  • Sep 13

    Are BB Guns Firearms?

    Are BB Guns Firearms?
    Question: Is a BB gun a firearm for purposes of Wisconsin’s laws prohibiting possession of a firearm by a felon?Answer: A BB gun is not a firearm under Wisconsin laws.As well, air guns, spring guns and blow guns are not classified as…
Rank this Week: 506

The Core

The Core

Covers human rights, humanitarian law and international criminal law. By Nicki Boldt, Bjoern Elberling and Tobias Thienel.

http://corelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    We've moved

    We've moved
    I am happy to report that our blogging hiatus is finally over.However, we won't be updating this site anymore - Tobias, Nicki and I are now part of the new team of the Invisible College.We hope to see you there.
  • Jun 23

    The ICJ Tackles the Bosnian Genocide: Part 1a: Some More Thoughts on Jurisdiction

    The ICJ Tackles the Bosnian Genocide: Part 1a: Some More Thoughts on Jurisdiction
    Yes, I know I have already written a fair bit about the jurisdiction-related aspects of the Genocide case, but recent research, and a few ideas resulting from that, leads me to add a few short comments on the notion of res judicata applied by…
  • Apr 21

    Going on hiatu

    Going on hiatu
    As our loyal readers will have noticed, during the last weeks/months, we haven't had the time to blog as often as we would have liked to. It's not that there aren't interesting things to blog about, it's simply that we all don't have the…
Rank this Week: 320

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1114

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    Brennan Center to Murder Spike: Don't Worry, Be Happy

    Brennan Center to Murder Spike: Don't Worry, Be Happy
    Enacting pro-criminal legislation in a time of rising crime is a tough road to hoe. Still, if you're as ideologically dug in as the Brennan Center, mere inconvenient truth about the country's two year-long murder explosion is not going to...
  • Apr 26

    Criminal Investigations and the Grand Jury

    Criminal Investigations and the Grand Jury
    While researching something else, I ran across quite a good seven-page outline summarizing how the prosecutor conducts criminal investigations and the role of the grand jury.  It's available here....
  • Apr 26

    The Sanctuary City Case

    The Sanctuary City Case
    Within days of his inauguration, President Trump signed Executive Order 13768.  Section 9 of that order addressed so-called "sanctuary cities."  The header paragraph and subdivision (a) read (emphasis added):Sec. 9. Sanctuary…
Rank this Week: 571

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/
  • Apr 26

    2016 Could Be Peak SEC

    2016 Could Be Peak SEC
    2016 was a high-water mark for SEC enforcement activity; however, with the uncertainties associated with the new administration’s enforcement regime, we could be seeing a downturn going forward. According to a recent report issued by…
  • Apr 19

    Changing the Game, Again: Supreme Court Could Limit SEC’s Authority to Seek Disgorgement

    Changing the Game, Again: Supreme Court Could Limit SEC’s Authority to Seek Disgorgement
    This week, the Supreme Court heard argument regarding whether the SEC’s actions to disgorge ill-gotten gains are subject to a five-year statute of limitations for “any civil fine, penalty, or forfeiture.” The appeal stems…
  • Apr 12

    Understanding the New DOJ Compliance Guidance: Part Three – Policies & Procedure

    Understanding the New DOJ Compliance Guidance: Part Three – Policies & Procedure
    This is the third in a series of posts where we will explore critical elements of a successful compliance program. In February, the Department of Justice’s Fraud Section offered a new perspective on what the government expects in…
Rank this Week: 1218

Beyond The Scope

Beyond The Scope

Covers the practice of interstate drug interdiction and property seizure/forfeiture. By Stowers & Sarcone, PLC.

http://www.interstatedrugbust.com/blog/
  • Apr 26

    COULD IT GET WORSE FOR CHRIS SOULES?

    COULD IT GET WORSE FOR CHRIS SOULES?
    Yesterday’s post discussed Chris Soules potential civil and criminal liability. To keep it simple, I left out one vital piece of the puzzle. So, could it get worse for Chris Soules? Oh ya! As I explained yesterday, Chris…
  • Apr 26

    Chris Soules 911 Call

    Chris Soules 911 Call
    Des Moines based KCCI Television has posted an audio recording of Chris Soules 911 call. He called 911 and attempted to help Mosher before fleeing. Warning: Some might find this disturbing. Click Here. The post Chris Soules 911 Call appeared…
  • Apr 25

    What Will Happen to Chris Soules?

    What Will Happen to Chris Soules?
    Let me start off by noting that while this is a news story many people are interested in, a man died.  According to the Iowa State Patrol, 66-year-old Kenneth Mosher, a farmer from Aurora, Iowa, was killed Monday night when Soules truck…
Rank this Week: 1127

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Apr 26

    Distracted Driving – Just How Risky Is It?

    Distracted Driving – Just How Risky Is It?
    We just finished a distracted driving crackdown here in Minnesota, and while the total citation numbers have not yet been released, the goal of the enforcement was to open people’s eyes up to the dangers of distracted driving. You might…
  • Apr 25

    Help Prevent Substance Abuse This Saturday

    Help Prevent Substance Abuse This Saturday
    Opioid abuse is becoming a bigger problem in the Twin Cities and throughout the United States, but Minnesota is hoping to curb some of the abuse this weekend during National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The 13th annual Drug Take Back Day…
  • Apr 24

    Why Are More Women Getting DUIs?

    Why Are More Women Getting DUIs?
    Young men are the most common demographic for getting busted for drunk driving, but research by the FBI suggests that that group is getting better at making smart decisions when it comes to drinking and driving. According to the FBI report,…
Rank this Week: 1188

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Apr 26

    What’s the Difference Between State and Federal Crimes?

    What’s the Difference Between State and Federal Crimes?
    The differences between state and federal crimes may be complicated. Because laws overlap in the criminal sphere, criminal courts sometimes argue about in what venue a crime should be prosecuted. If a crime occurs in one state, it’s…
  • Apr 19

    What Is Bail and How Does It Work?

    What Is Bail and How Does It Work?
    After a person is arrested in Texas, they appear before a judge at an initial appearance hearing. The hearing occurs 48 hours after their arrest. One of the things on the agenda during an initial appearance hearing is setting bail. A…
  • Apr 13

    Things to Know About Sex Crime Laws and Sex Offender

    Things to Know About Sex Crime Laws and Sex Offender
    In Texas, sexual offenses include a wide variety of acts deemed illegal by the state. For instance, indecency with a child charges occur when a person engages in sexual contact with a child younger than 17 years old with the intent to gratify…
Rank this Week: 1254

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    Morning Radio: R.P.

    Morning Radio: R.P.
    Wednesday.Off point.Stationary.Doing my best to be my best.I learned a long time ago, fight every step of the way.Never give an inch.Today, dedication going out to my brother, RP.Watch the glove, it will tip you off. Fastball, change, or…
  • Apr 24

    Morning Radio: Dizzy and The Heaven Pointed Horn

    Morning Radio: Dizzy and The Heaven Pointed Horn
    Monday.On point.Stationary.Blue Note, Impulse, and Prestige.CTI.Music for the centuries to come.Bop or cool.Diz and Satchmo.
  • Apr 23

    Morning Radio: Cianci

    Morning Radio: Cianci
    Sunday.Off point.Rest.Crime podcasts are getting better.None better than S-Town.But Crimetown has game.About the greatest city in America, and a very complicated man, the former Mayor.Buddy!
Rank this Week: 1113

Houston Criminal Lawyer and DWI…

Houston Criminal Lawyer and DWI Blog

Covers Texas criminal and DWI law, with an emphasis on Greater Houston cases. By Scheiner Law Group.

http://www.scheinerlaw.com/blog
  • Apr 25

    A Quick Guide to Texas DWI Laws and Penaltie

    A Quick Guide to Texas DWI Laws and Penaltie
    DWI laws across the United States are getting more complex and detailed every year, especially when it comes to dealing with first time offenses – and Texas is no exception. While the nuances of Texas DWI laws are complex, we wanted to…
  • Mar 18

    Charged with a First Offense DWI in Texas? Here’s What You Need to Know

    Charged with a First Offense DWI in Texas? Here’s What You Need to Know
    The state of Texas takes DWI offenses extremely seriously, and the financial penalties are severe, even for first time offenders. DWIs are the most commonly committed crimes in the United States, but most of the time they are committed by…
  • Feb 1

    How to Choose a DWI Attorney in Houston, Texas: 3 Steps to Getting the Defense You Deserve

    How to Choose a DWI Attorney in Houston, Texas: 3 Steps to Getting the Defense You Deserve
    Being charged with a DWI offense in Texas can be a severely traumatic experience. The financial penalties are harsh, the prospect of jail time is very real, and your reputation can be compromised with potential employers, insurance companies,…
Rank this Week: 892

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black,…

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black, PLLC Blog

Covers DUI and criminal defense.

http://www.aaronblacklaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    The portable breath test and Women

    The portable breath test and Women
    As you probably know, many variables cause alcohol to affect people differently. Stomach content and the time that the drinking occurred factor in on how the alcohol is absorbed into your bloodstream and how quickly it gets to the brain. Men…
  • Apr 17

    Tent city is closing but that doesn't mean DUI offenders get to go free

    Tent city is closing but that doesn't mean DUI offenders get to go free
    The infamous Tent City in Phoenix, AZ that has long been known for meatless meals and pink underwear is being shut down according to Sheriff Paul Penzone. The announcement was recently made on the recommendation of an advisory committee that…
  • Apr 12

    April is alcohol awareness month

    April is alcohol awareness month
    Alcohol awareness month was established in 1987 with the intent is to help reduce the stigma associated with alcoholism and the consequences of its long-term use. Although I often talk about the implications of drinking and driving, it goes…
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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/
  • Apr 23

    Mother Allegedly Sends Car Flying Over Roundabout While Drunk

    Mother Allegedly Sends Car Flying Over Roundabout While Drunk
    For those who are new to driving in Boston and the greater Boston area, rotaries can be among the most confusing and seemingly dangerous features of the road that one can encounter.  These feature drivers going around in circles at…
  • Apr 20

    Wareham Police Officer Injured When Hit by Alleged Drunk Driver

    Wareham Police Officer Injured When Hit by Alleged Drunk Driver
    According to a recent news article from the Boston Globe, a police officer in Wareham, Massachusetts was injured after a drunk driver allegedly hit him during his patrol shift. The accident occurred just after midnight when the…
  • Apr 17

    Man in “Drunk Lives Matter” Shirt Arrested for Alleged Drunk Driving Offense

    Man in “Drunk Lives Matter” Shirt Arrested for Alleged Drunk Driving Offense
    Drunk driving is always a serious offense, as it can result in a serious or event fatal drunk driving accident. From time to time we see stories in the news that are somewhat humorous within the confines of a more serious situation. …
Rank this Week: 1117

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Terrorist Threats in Chicago

    Terrorist Threats in Chicago
    Making terrorist threats is a serious crime that can lead to significant terms of custody. This is particularly true in this age of international terrorism, which has the capability of harming thousands of people. The global definitions hold…
  • Apr 19

    Revenge Porn in Chicago: The Law and Privacy Issue

    Revenge Porn in Chicago: The Law and Privacy Issue
    Revenge porn is a crime that is gaining prominence in the age of social media. The law in Chicago took some time to catch up with the reality that some victims were being exposed to serious danger. By 2015, the state legislature had decided…
  • Apr 14

    Domestic Abuse in Chicago: Where the Law Intersects with Family Dispute

    Domestic Abuse in Chicago: Where the Law Intersects with Family Dispute
    The state will always interfere in domestic relationships if there is a threat of harm or actual harm to one of the parties. The most common trigger for a prosecution is physical violence. However, lately there has been some consideration of…
Rank this Week: 653

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    MOTHER ARRESTED FOR SHOPLIFTING AND LEAVING SIX YEAR OLD CHILD IN CAR WITH ENGINE RUNNING

    MOTHER ARRESTED FOR SHOPLIFTING AND LEAVING SIX YEAR OLD CHILD IN CAR WITH ENGINE RUNNING
    Local Mother Arrested for Stealing at Publix While Leaving Young Son in the Car A recent News4Jax report gives details into the arrest of Lindsay Pence for Petit Theft and Child Neglect.  St. Johns County Deputies were first dispatched…
  • Mar 28

    ARRESTS ON FEMALE LINGERIE THEFTS AFTER GETAWAY CAR FLIPS

    ARRESTS ON FEMALE LINGERIE THEFTS AFTER GETAWAY CAR FLIPS
    Two Shoplifters Arrested After Getaway Car Flips A News4Jax story details the arrests of Khadrede Brown and Cheneta Duffy on March 25, 2017.  Brown, Duffy, and third suspect yet to be identified, entered into a Victoria’s Secret…
  • Mar 28

    ARRESTS ON FEMALE LINGERIE THEFTS AFTER GETAWAY CAR FLIPS

    ARRESTS ON FEMALE LINGERIE THEFTS AFTER GETAWAY CAR FLIPS
    Two Shoplifters Arrested After Getaway Car Flips A News4Jax story details the arrests of Khadrede Brown and Cheneta Duffy on March 25, 2017.  Brown, Duffy, and third suspect yet to be identified, entered into a Victoria’s Secret…
Rank this Week: 699

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/
  • Apr 21

    Utah Governor Signs Important New Drunk Driving Law

    Utah Governor Signs Important New Drunk Driving Law
    Those who have ever had cause to look up drunk driving laws know that across the U.S., the rule is that any BAC 0.08 percent or higher is trouble. That’s because every state has laws setting 0.08 percent BAC at the level of legal…
  • Apr 10

    Minnesota Motor Vehicle Forfeiture Laws Set To Change

    Minnesota Motor Vehicle Forfeiture Laws Set To Change
    Most people understandably believe that if a person commits a crime, he or she (and he or she alone) should be made to suffer the penalties associated with the crime. After all, if your cousin was convicted of shoplifting, it wouldn’t…
  • Apr 2

    The Difference Between DWI/DUI Criminal and Civil Penaltie

    The Difference Between DWI/DUI Criminal and Civil Penaltie
    There are always ample interesting DWI law-related topics in the news from new technology to laws to newsworthy cases. Whereas criminal law is often discussed, it is also important to understand that an individual who drives while…
Rank this Week: 1202

Nobles Law Firm

Nobles Law Firm

General practice blawg from an Arkansas attorney with a strong background in journalism.

http://www.nobleslawfirm.com/
  • Apr 20

    No, not all evictions go quickly

    No, not all evictions go quickly
    Typically, it takes a landlord less than a month to evict a tenant for violating his or her lease but that is not always the case. In Arkansas, the eviction… The post No, not all evictions go quickly appeared first on Nobles Law Firm.
  • Apr 19

    Legal OTR: Case Dismissed — ‘Rights When Arrested’

    Legal OTR: Case Dismissed — ‘Rights When Arrested’
    It’s been quite some time since you good people were treated to a legal-themed old time radio (OTR) episode, so rejoice — the long wait has come to an end.… The post Legal OTR: Case Dismissed — ‘Rights When…
  • Apr 19

    Medical marijuana in the Arkansas workplace

    Medical marijuana in the Arkansas workplace
    Ever since Arkansas voters passed the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment of 2016, more than one employer has wondered what impact the law will have on the workplace. Fortunately, the Arkansas… The post Medical marijuana in the…
Rank this Week: 1126

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Police Report Large Annapolis Drug Bust

    Police Report Large Annapolis Drug Bust
    Anne Arundel County police officers recently executed a search warrant of an Annapolis home and recovered a massive stash of controlled substances. The stash was large in both volume and in variety, as police seized over 11 pounds of high…
  • Apr 16

    Legislative Session Ends With Unresolved Marijuana Issue

    Legislative Session Ends With Unresolved Marijuana Issue
    Lawmakers celebrated the end of the state’s annual legislative session with balloons and confetti falling from the ceiling, but despite hundreds of passed bills not all elected officials left Annapolis feeling a sense of accomplishment.…
  • Apr 6

    Fast Food Robber Sentenced To 10 Year

    Fast Food Robber Sentenced To 10 Year
    A Prince George’s County man was recently sentenced to just over ten years in prison followed by three years of probation for robbing a fast food restaurant in Hyattsville. The sentencing occurred last week at the United States District…
Rank this Week: 1198

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    The en banc reviews keep coming!

    The en banc reviews keep coming!
    Yesterday, the Sixth Circuit granted en banc review in United States v. Gibson, 15-6122. This case involves whether a co-conspirator who only directly handled a very small amount of drugs should be held accountable for the total amount of…
  • Apr 15

    Judges clash over venue for money laundering

    Judges clash over venue for money laundering
    Ronald Myers argued that he couldn’t be tried in the W.D. Mich. for money laundering because, although he stole motor homes in the W.D. Mich., he sold (and received laundered proceeds for) them solely in other districts.In US v. Myers,…
  • Apr 13

    Exciting development in Turner right-to-counsel case

    Exciting development in Turner right-to-counsel case
    Last February, Judges Merritt, Batchelder, and Rogers announced in Turner v. United States, 15-6060 that they did not like Sixth Circuit precedent holding that the right to counsel (and thus the right to effective assistance of counsel) did…
Rank this Week: 785

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Beware Vietnam's Death Machine

    Beware Vietnam's Death Machine
    Source: The Diplomat (20 April 2017)http://thediplomat.com/2017/04/beware-vietnams-death-machine/One Thursday in July 2013, Barack Obama and his Vietnamese counterpart, Truong Tan Sang, sat down in the Oval Office to discuss Thomas Jefferson.…
  • Apr 10

    Amnesty flags China’s non-transparency on ‘capital offenses’

    Amnesty flags China’s non-transparency on ‘capital offenses’
    Source: Asia Times (11 April 2017)http://www.atimes.com/article/amnesty-flags-chinas-non-transparency-capital-offences/Lack of transparency in relation to enforcement of terrorism and drug laws in China is identified as a growing area for…
  • Apr 10

    'Alarming' executions in Vietnam: Amnesty

    'Alarming' executions in Vietnam: Amnesty
    Source: The Australian (11 April 2017)http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/latest-news/alarming-executions-in-vietnam-amnesty/news-story/12cd7b02b61d356865c56651e4b90ad4Secrecy around executions continues to plague some Southeast Asian…
Rank this Week: 749

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic ticket defense. By Law Office of John Stanko.

http://www.marinduilawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 19

    DUI Driver crashes into 12 cars, knocks down several street signs and injures two in San Rafael

    DUI Driver crashes into 12 cars, knocks down several street signs and injures two in San Rafael
    The San Rafael police department arrested a 29 year old man after receiving a 911 call of reckless driving in the Canal area.  Officers from the central Marin County city arrested the driver for felony driving under the…
  • Nov 17

    SOLANO COUNTY PROBATION GETS DRUNK DRIVING ENFORCEMENT GRANT

    SOLANO COUNTY PROBATION GETS DRUNK DRIVING ENFORCEMENT GRANT
    The California Office of Traffic Safety has granted the Solano County Probation Department $290,000 to ensure that DUI offenders are complying with the terms of their court ordered probation. Felony and repeat misdemeanor drunk…
  • Nov 17

    SOLANO COUNTY PROBATION GETS DRUNK DRIVING ENFORCEMENT GRANT

    SOLANO COUNTY PROBATION GETS DRUNK DRIVING ENFORCEMENT GRANT
    The California Office of Traffic Safety has granted the Solano County Probation Department $290,000 to ensure that DUI offenders are complying with the terms of their court ordered probation. Felony and repeat misdemeanor drunk…
Rank this Week: 1053

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Plain View Doctrine in a Massachusetts Stolen Property and Heroin Case

    Plain View Doctrine in a Massachusetts Stolen Property and Heroin Case
    In a recent Massachusetts case, the defendant appealed from convictions for receiving stolen property and trafficking in heroin. The case arose when the police received a report that someone had stolen a generator from a construction site.…
  • Apr 5

    Fingerprint Evidence in Massachusetts Larceny Case

    Fingerprint Evidence in Massachusetts Larceny Case
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate case, the defendant was found guilty of breaking and entering in the daytime, intending to commit a felony in violation of MGL chapter 266, § 18, as well as larceny of property over $250, a violation…
  • Mar 15

    Larceny and Belief of Abandonment in Massachusett

    Larceny and Belief of Abandonment in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate case, the defendant appealed from a conviction for larceny of more than $250 under MGL c. 266 section 30(1). The defendant argued that the jury should have been given an instruction related to his defense…
Rank this Week: 1122

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Covers Minnesota criminal law topics. By Thomas Gallagher.

http://minneapoliscriminallawyer.liberty-lawyer.com
Rank this Week: 795

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Apr 17

    Am I Going to Prison if Convicted of Possession of Child Pornography?

    Am I Going to Prison if Convicted of Possession of Child Pornography?
      I do quite a number of cases involving child pornography. Most of the time, it involves possession of child pornography, and, of course, ironically, the people who've been charged with possession of child pornography generally have…
  • Apr 10

    Your Car Can Be Seized If You Get Convicted for OUI in Maine

    Your Car Can Be Seized If You Get Convicted for OUI in Maine
    If you get pulled over for operating under the influence (OUI) in the state of Maine, you could face criminal charges and severe penalties if you get convicted on them. However, the penalties of an OUI conviction can go beyond just a fine,…
  • Apr 7

    Report Shows How Bad Civil Asset Forfeiture Has Become

    Report Shows How Bad Civil Asset Forfeiture Has Become
    In one of our recent blog posts, we discussed how several politicians in Congress were finally pushing for civil forfeiture reform. The practice of taking property associated with a suspected crime had blown out of control, with law…
Rank this Week: 542

So Cal Criminal Defense Attorney

So Cal Criminal Defense Attorney

A criminal law blog with a focus on legal issues in California.

http://www.socalcriminallawyer.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    Underage Drinking Lawyer — Coachella Dragnet

    Underage Drinking Lawyer — Coachella Dragnet
    California Underage Drinking Lawyer — The Annual Coachella Dragnet It is a rite of passage for many music lovers to journey to the Coachella Valley in Riverside, California to enjoy the annual music festival which this year will last…
  • Mar 9

    California Criminal Lawyer — Penalties for Wiretapping in California

    California Criminal Lawyer — Penalties for Wiretapping in California
    The weekly tweet of President Trump have raised a new subject sometimes facing person charged with crimes in California, wiretapping.   Mr. Trump has accused former President, Barack Obama, of recording conversations taking place in…
  • Jan 20

    California Vandalism Attorney

    California Vandalism Attorney
    California Vandalism Attorney Last week Zachary Fernandez turned himself into Los Angeles police after vandalizing the Hollywood sign in as part of a New Year’s prank.  Mr. Fernandez trespassed onto the property of the sign and…
Rank this Week: 1129

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 12

    Supreme Court Decides Whether a New Trial Can be Given When Juror Displays Racial Bia

    Supreme Court Decides Whether a New Trial Can be Given When Juror Displays Racial Bia
    Our jury system revolves around a jury’s ability to debate freely, anonymously, and to make decisions without worrying about being second guessed. That is why it is almost impossible to attack a verdict based on how a juror deliberated,…
  • Apr 6

    Noncriminal Amounts of Marijuana Can Form Probable Cause for Full Police Searche

    Noncriminal Amounts of Marijuana Can Form Probable Cause for Full Police Searche
    We have written in the past about Maryland’s efforts to decriminalize the possession of certain, smaller amounts of marijuana. Those laws make possession of amounts of marijuana less than 10 grams a “civil wrong,” akin to a…
  • Mar 22

    Is Fully Legal Marijuana Coming to Maryland?

    Is Fully Legal Marijuana Coming to Maryland?
    In the past few years, we have written about the changes in Maryland’s criminal laws that have slowly decriminalized certain marijuana-related crimes. The push in Maryland, and nationally, is towards less harsh penalties for these…
Rank this Week: 614

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 650