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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/
  • 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…
  • Mar 15

    Credibility Evidence May Not be Admissible in Criminal Trial

    Credibility Evidence May Not be Admissible in Criminal Trial
    We tend to think that in a criminal case, anything that tends to show that a defendant is not guilty or guilty can be admitted in trial. This is especially true when there are conflicting stories or recollections of how events may have…
  • Feb 24

    What is a Hate Crime?

    What is a Hate Crime?
    We hear a lot of news about hate crimes, which seemingly relate to every form of crime, from offensive graffiti all the way to murder. Many people are confused about exactly what hate crimes are and how they are treated in the criminal…
Rank this Week: 3106

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: 1024

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Marijuana Laws May be Disparately Enforced on College Campuse

    Marijuana Laws May be Disparately Enforced on College Campuse
    Marijuana laws are rapidly evolving around the state – including here in Florida, where voters agreed to widen access to medicinal pot. At the same time, four other states were added to the list of those that now allow recreational…
  • Mar 21

    Former Military Contractor Convicted of Sex Trafficking in Florida

    Former Military Contractor Convicted of Sex Trafficking in Florida
    A South Florida computer expert starting out his decade-long sentence for a conviction of espionage has just been found guilty again, this time of underage sex trafficking.  The Miami-Herald reports defendant was accused and…
  • Mar 17

    Florida Cops: Spring Break Patrols Will be in Full Force

    Florida Cops: Spring Break Patrols Will be in Full Force
    Spring break in Florida is something of a rite of passage for many college students across the country. They flock here for a brief, sunny respite from the mid-semester doldrums and flood the state’s beaches and bars.  Many…
Rank this Week: 4389

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Governor Rick Scott Removes Prosecutor From Case

    Governor Rick Scott Removes Prosecutor From Case
    WHAT HAPPENED Florida Governor Rick Scott recently removed newly elected Orlando prosecutor Aramis Ayala from the Markeith Loyd case. Loyd is charged with two counts of First Degree Murder for shooting and killing police officer Lt. Debra…
  • Feb 27

    This Arrest Should Outrage You!

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

    Free Speech, Threats, and Gun

    Free Speech, Threats, and Gun
    FACTS This story got my attention. Ricky Weinberger was recently arrested on Miami Beach for allegedly making a bunch of “harassing” telephone calls to law enforcement. Apparently, he also posted lots of threats against police on…
Rank this Week: 1304

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal…

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal News

By Young Klein & Associates.

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

    Young girl, rescuer killed after hoverboard ignites in flame

    Young girl, rescuer killed after hoverboard ignites in flame
    A family is mourning the death of their little girl after a hoverboard they were charging inside their home burst into flames, burning the 4-year-old child to death. A rescuer who rushed to the young girl’s aid was also killed after a…
  • Mar 15

    Man injures two Lehigh County probation officers during scuffle

    Man injures two Lehigh County probation officers during scuffle
    A 19-year-old Bethlehem man injured two Lehigh County probation officers on Tuesday when the officers were trying to take the man into custody. According to various media reports, the incident happened Tuesday afternoon. Once the man was in…
  • Mar 7

    Woman allegedly shoots husband after argument over burnt casserole

    Woman allegedly shoots husband after argument over burnt casserole
    A Pennsylvania woman is facing serious charges after reportedly killing her husband due to an argument they had about a burnt casserole. According to various media reports, 38-year-old Teresa Drum gave police multiple stories about why her…
Rank this Week: 2151

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: 3296

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Mar 21

    Are There Consequences to Filing for Bankruptcy? An Overview of “What Comes After”

    Are There Consequences to Filing for Bankruptcy? An Overview of “What Comes After”
    When clients come to our office to discuss their bankruptcy options, they often have many questions such as “Should I file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13” and “Can I keep my house and my car?”. These are excellent questions…
  • Mar 21

    I Have a Lot of Tax Debt – Can Bankruptcy Help Me?

    I Have a Lot of Tax Debt – Can Bankruptcy Help Me?
    Benjamin Franklin once famously said that the only certainties in life are death and taxes – and he was right! For many Georgians, the trying economic times which resulted in job loss, decreased income, and overall depressed financial…
  • Jan 19

    New Year’s Resolution

    New Year’s Resolution
    New Year’s Eve has come and gone and with it came New Years Resolutions! Starting a new year is like starting with a clean slate and is a great time to evaluate your goals. Many people make fitness related goals or career related goals,…
Rank this Week: 1580

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

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

    New Laws Passed by the Utah Legislature

    New Laws Passed by the Utah Legislature
    The following bills, related to law enforcement and criminal justice, were passed in Utah’s 2017 General Session: H.B. 381 Law Enforcement Body Camera Footage Amendments; H.B. 184 Contraband Device Destruction; and S.B. 31 Protection of…
  • Feb 23

    Assault Against School Employee Charges Require Knowledge

    Assault Against School Employee Charges Require Knowledge
    Defending Assault Against School Employee Charges This was a case of a junior high school student’s (W.E.M.) appeal for assault against school employee, a class A misdemeanor if committed by an adult. W.E.M. and his friends came up with…
  • Feb 13

    Revoking Parole When Invoking the Fifth Amendment

    Revoking Parole When Invoking the Fifth Amendment
    Do Parolees Still Have their Right Against Self Incrimination? Brendt Bennett was required to disclose his entire sexual history, including any uncharged sexual crimes, as part of his sex offender treatment during parole. Mr. Bennett claimed…
Rank this Week: 1603

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

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

    IN THE MIND’S EYE

    IN THE MIND’S EYE
    Our system of justice is designed to be impartial and fair. But judges and juries are not robots. In any criminal case, the judge and jury will not only view the evidence with neutral eyes and ears but will also rely on “soft”…
  • Mar 13

    California Juvenile Law And Proposition 57

    California Juvenile Law And Proposition 57
    JUVENILE JUSTICE REFORM Not that long ago, 17 years ago to be exact, the voters in California were in a get tough on juvenile crime mood. Proposition 21, the Juvenile Crime Initiative, was passed by a wide majority of California voters. The…
  • Mar 10

    Attorney May Get Charged With Arson

    Attorney May Get Charged With Arson
    LAWYER, LAWYER, YOUR PANTS ARE ON FIRE In what must have been a bizarre spectacle in a Florida court, a defense attorney, while delivering his closing argument in an arson case, started fiddling with his back pocket and had to run out of the…
Rank this Week: 982

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

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

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

    How Long Does The District Attorney Have To File DUI Charge

    How Long Does The District Attorney Have To File DUI Charge
    DUI CHARGES CAN BE FILED UP TO ONE YEAR AFTER A DUI ARREST               When a person is arrested for suspected misdemeanor DUI, he or she is typically booked at the…
  • Mar 10

    How Accurate Are Field Sobriety Tests In California

    How Accurate Are Field Sobriety Tests In California
    HOW ACCURATE ARE FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS? One of the first things an officer will ask a driver to do when he or she suspects the driver is under the influence is to perform field sobriety tests or FSTs for short. In California, drivers are not…
  • Feb 28

    Breathalyzer Technology In California

    Breathalyzer Technology In California
    A TOSTITOS BREATHALYZER? In strange DUI news, Tostitos, yeah, the corn chips, is marketing a limited-edition “Party Safe” version of its Tostitos chip bag that …. get this: serves as a breathalyzer. Well, not really a…
Rank this Week: 4309

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

Swiss blawg covering a broad range of Swiss and international laws.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2607

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    Erdogan sees Turkey parliament restoring capital punishment

    Erdogan sees Turkey parliament restoring capital punishment
    Source: Channel News Asia (19 March 2017)http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/erdogan-sees-turkey-parliament-restoring-capital-punishment/3606628.htmlISTANBUL: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday (Mar 18) he expected…
  • Mar 14

    China says it uses death penalty sparingly

    China says it uses death penalty sparingly
    Source: The Japan Times (12 March 2017)http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2017/03/12/asia-pacific/crime-legal-asia-pacific/china-says-uses-death-penalty-sparingly/#.WMfSXPnyvIUBEIJING – China’s chief justice said Sunday that his…
  • Mar 10

    Philippine House approves reinstating death penalty

    Philippine House approves reinstating death penalty
    Source: The Straits Times (8 March 2017)http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/philippine-house-approves-reinstating-death-penaltyThe Philippine House of Representatives approved on third and final reading a Bill to reinstate the death…
Rank this Week: 295

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: 971

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

Covers immigration and criminal law. By Hassan M. Ahmad.

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • Mar 20

    Trumpaganda

    Trumpaganda
    ​Veteran journalist Scarborough tweeted, "I had said Friday was the worst day of Donald Trump's presidency. I was wrong. It is today." He was referring, of course, to FBI director James Comey's March 20 confirmation of an…
  • Mar 8

    #MuslimBan2 Deep Dive

    #MuslimBan2 Deep Dive
    The American Anti-Arab Discrimination Committee (ADC) invited attorney Hassan Ahmad today to do a "deep dive" into the Muslim Ban 2.0 today, going over a lot of the policy considerations and details of the new ban. The ban is a…
  • Mar 7

    #MuslimBan2, Broken Down

    #MuslimBan2, Broken Down
    The new executive order on immigration, dubbed "MuslimBan 2.0" signed March 6, 2017 presents a more nuanced, but still ultimately unconstitutional affront to religious liberty. Reviewing the redline version prepared by the ACLU of…
Rank this Week: 5157

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: 4184

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Mar 20

    Department of Justice to Strictly Enforce Federal Drug Law

    Department of Justice to Strictly Enforce Federal Drug Law
    While policy decisions from the White House have been vague or difficult to follow, the new statement on the enforcement of federal drug laws is pretty clear: The Department of Justice will ignore state laws that decriminalize…
  • Mar 20

    How Much Jail Time for Gross Sexual Assault?

    How Much Jail Time for Gross Sexual Assault?
    One of the more difficult questions that I can be asked to answer on any criminal case, but especially on something involving a charge of gross sexual assault, is what am I looking for in terms of prison time? Oftentimes for criminal…
  • Mar 6

    What is Considered Gross Sexual Assault?

    What is Considered Gross Sexual Assault?
          There are a number of definitions for "gross sexual assault". It can be charged in numerous ways. Here are some of the most common ways.   Gross sexual assault is a sexual act that takes place as a result of…
Rank this Week: 4706

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal…

The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense matters in Los Angeles.

http://www.aerlawgroup.com/blog.html
  • Mar 20

    Arrest Warrants and Search Warrants in California

    Arrest Warrants and Search Warrants in California
    There are several different types of warrants that a law enforcement officer in California may obtain during the course of a criminal investigation. Understanding the differences between an arrest warrant and a search warrant can allow you to…
  • Mar 16

    Los Angeles Fake IDs Attorney

    Los Angeles Fake IDs Attorney
    If you are caught with a fake ID in California you could face steep penalties – especially if you are under the legal drinking age. California has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to kids and alcohol, and has implemented a number…
  • Mar 6

    Truancy Laws in California

    Truancy Laws in California
    California’s state Constitution declares public education to be an essential and fundamental right for all. The state takes public education very seriously and has strict attendance requirements for all students between the ages of 6…
Rank this Week: 1756

The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

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

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

    A Manual for How to Blow Your Due Diligence

    A Manual for How to Blow Your Due Diligence
    Step one: don’t have a manual. That’s the message in an information-packed new book about the inner workings of the SEC just after the Madoff and now largely forgotten (but just as egregious) Allen Stanford frauds. In his memoir…
  • Mar 13

    Due Diligence When Databases Fail

    Due Diligence When Databases Fail
    What to do when the databases you rely on start stripping out the very data you are paying for? Word in today’s Wall Street Journal that the main credit reporting firms will be removing many civil judgments and tax liens from credit…
  • Feb 27

    The Best Picture Mix-Up and Artificial Intelligence

    The Best Picture Mix-Up and Artificial Intelligence
    What will it take for artificial intelligence to surpass us humans? After the Oscars fiasco last night, it doesn’t look like much. As a person who thinks a lot about the power of human thought versus those of machines, what is striking…
Rank this Week: 2473

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

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

    President’s Proposed Budget Increases Healthcare Fraud Enforcement Funding

    President’s Proposed Budget Increases Healthcare Fraud Enforcement Funding
    Much of the discussion surrounding President Trump’s 2018 budget blueprint has focused on cuts, but one proposed budget increase shows the new administration is likely to continue focusing on healthcare fraud enforcement.  Among…
  • Mar 13

    SEC Opens Cease-and-Desist Order Proceeding against Broker-Dealer and Chief Compliance / AML Officer

    SEC Opens Cease-and-Desist Order Proceeding against Broker-Dealer and Chief Compliance / AML Officer
    As we have highlighted in prior posts, regulators of financial institutions, including FinCEN, FINRA and SEC, have increasingly brought actions to bring organizations – and individuals – into compliance with AML / BSA…
  • Mar 9

    Will 2017 Be the Year of Insider Trading Reform?

    Will 2017 Be the Year of Insider Trading Reform?
    For several years running, insider trading has been among the most high-profile enforcement priorities for both DOJ and the SEC. Unlike most federal criminal law, insider trading remains undefined by statute, having instead been largely…
Rank this Week: 1583

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

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

    Arrested in Florida and think your record is clean? Think again.

    Arrested in Florida and think your record is clean? Think again.
    If you’ve ever been arrested but you were not convicted, you may think you have a clean criminal record. A prosecutor, defense attorney or perhaps even a judge may have told you that. However, your criminal record may not be as clear as…
  • Mar 13

    Alcohol and Drugs can ruin your Spring Break in Pensacola Beach

    Alcohol and Drugs can ruin your Spring Break in Pensacola Beach
    Few things can put a damper on a spring break trip to Pensacola Beach, Navarre, Ft. Walton Beach or Destin like getting arrested. As disheartening as that can be, the right attorney may be able to help you avoid a mandatory court appearance…
  • May 2

    If an Officer Asks if You Consent to a Search of Your Car What Should You Do?

    If an Officer Asks if You Consent to a Search of Your Car What Should You Do?
    Often times a police officer will ask someone who they have stopped to issue a traffic citation to if the officer can search their car. It surprises me sometimes how often a person consents to allowing the officer to search when the officer…
Rank this Week: 1355

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: 1212

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 19

    Do Not Be Tricked Into Speaking to Law Enforcement: a Recent Example

    Do Not Be Tricked Into Speaking to Law Enforcement: a Recent Example
    One of the first things that will occur prior to or immediately after an arrest is an attempt by a law enforcement officer to wheedle a statement, admission or confession out of the defendant.  After all, this is the time when the…
  • Mar 12

    Arrested On a Domestic Violence Charge in New York?

    Arrested On a Domestic Violence Charge in New York?
    If you have been arrested for a domestic violence crime in New York, do not panic.  Despite often carrying very serious penalties with sometimes painful personal and professional ramifications, these charges can be often be defeated…
  • Mar 5

    This Week: Hearing on Motion To Vacate Guilty Plea Due to Lawyer’s Bad Advice

    This Week: Hearing on Motion To Vacate Guilty Plea Due to Lawyer’s Bad Advice
    In a recent blog post, I discussed the topic of ineffective assistance of counsel claims and the opportunity to vacate a conviction due to trial counsel’s representation which falls “below an objective standard of…
Rank this Week: 1981

Conroe Criminal Lawyer Blog

Conroe Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Ron Voyles & Associates.

http://www.conroecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 19

    DWI, the Intoxi-liar Way

    DWI, the Intoxi-liar Way
    So, what is the Intoxilyzer 9000?  This is a new breath test device that is being transitioned into use in Texas.  This new unit will eventually replace the decades old Intoxilyzer 5000.  The new device will be used in the…
  • Mar 12

    I Was Charged with Felony Tampering with Nothing

    I Was Charged with Felony Tampering with Nothing
    An interesting opinion was just released from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.  For those of you that don’t know, this is the highest court in the State of Texas that rules on criminal matters. The case is State v.…
  • Mar 12

    Update, Your Amazon Echo Government Listening Device

    Update, Your Amazon Echo Government Listening Device
    In other news, we have an Amazon Echo update.  You may recall my recent article about the Amazon Echo device spying on you and your family.  A recent out of state case involved a young man’s roommate found dead in a hot…
Rank this Week: 1828

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

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

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 18

    Crazy DUIs of the 21st Century

    Crazy DUIs of the 21st Century
    Most DUI arrests don’t get a lot of attention from the general public or news media unless they involve a celebrity and/or result in a horrendous accident. Over the last two decades, however, there have been several arrests for DUI that…
  • Feb 27

    A Guide to Getting Your Driving Privileges Back After a Los Angeles DUI

    A Guide to Getting Your Driving Privileges Back After a Los Angeles DUI
    California driving under the influence (DUI) penalties are harsh. Complex state statutes control DUI driving penalties, with a range of possible sentences. A DUI can result in thousands of dollars in fines, jail time, mandatory alcohol…
  • Feb 10

    How Reliable Are Addiction Treatment Methods?

    How Reliable Are Addiction Treatment Methods?
    A Los Angeles DUI arrest and/or conviction can be a wakeup call for many people. It forces them to confront the fact that they may have a problem with addiction to alcohol or drugs and need to seek treatment. The problem is finding a…
Rank this Week: 4021

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 18

    Time Limits on Technical Violations of Probation

    Time Limits on Technical Violations of Probation
    If I had a dollar for every time someone told me “Oh, its only a technical violation of probation”, I would be rich.  Actually, if you consider the fact that 71% of the world lives on less than $10/day, I probably am rich.…
  • Mar 9

    What Is The Truth?

    What Is The Truth?
    Should we tell a dying child there is no God?   Should we tell a dying child heaven awaits? (I have an atheist and theist version here, just to be all-inclusive) Should we tell the truth, always?  What is the truth? We defense…
  • Feb 20

    Possession with Intent to Smoke (2)

    Possession with Intent to Smoke (2)
    What I’m about to say may come as a shock to folks unfamiliar with the workings of our government. Our government officials exaggerate. Yes, I’m as tired of old cliches as you are.   That being said, please don’t stop…
Rank this Week: 3120

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: 4985

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 858

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: 2120

Federal Prison Blog

Federal Prison Blog

Covers criminal law. By Frost Bussert LLC.

http://www.federalprisonblog.com/
  • Mar 17

    How America’s justice system is rigged against the poor

    How America’s justice system is rigged against the poor
    From Vox Voices, a compelling video presented by Brooklyn Defender Services that highlights the endemic problems attendant to mass incarceration: More re: narrator Wes Caines here.
  • Aug 9

    Please Help a Good Cause

    Please Help a Good Cause
    Like a growing number of jurisdictions, the District of Connecticut has a Support Court program (reentry court) that works closely with individuals on federal supervised release, as well as a select number of defendants who have plead guilty…
  • Aug 9

    Please Help a Good Cause

    Please Help a Good Cause
    Like a growing number of jurisdictions, the District of Connecticut has a Support Court program (reentry court) that works closely with individuals on federal supervised release, as well as a select number of defendants who have plead guilty…
Rank this Week: 2565

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 17

    Bribery in Chicago: Raising Standards of Public Service

    Bribery in Chicago: Raising Standards of Public Service
    The adage of “The Chicago Way” has been used to stereotype the city as a hub of crime. Bribery is a part of corruption and mismanagement, but its subtlety means that the crime is hard to prosecute. The fact that it erodes public…
  • Mar 15

    Currency Schemes in Chicago: Lawful and Unlawful Monetary Accumulation

    Currency Schemes in Chicago: Lawful and Unlawful Monetary Accumulation
    It used to be that currency creation and distribution was the sole responsibility of state agencies, such as the central bank. However, the advent of non-official and bespoke currencies has meant that there are many people who are…
  • Mar 10

    Intellectual Property Theft in Chicago: Moves Towards Enforcement and Prevention

    Intellectual Property Theft in Chicago: Moves Towards Enforcement and Prevention
    This aspect of Chicago law belies the widely held misconception that theft is associated with only tangible things. Copyright theft or intellectual property infringements have attracted the attention of the Chicago legislature because they…
Rank this Week: 2638

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

Covers criminal and injury law. By Tenn And Tenn, P. A.

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
  • Mar 17

    What is Negligence Per Se in New Hampshire ?

    What is Negligence Per Se in New Hampshire ?
    Negligence per se can be used to prove that someone who hurt you was acting negligently at the time of your injury.
  • Mar 6

    What Is Bail and How Does It Work?

    What Is Bail and How Does It Work?
    Bail is an integral part of our criminal justice system, and understanding how it works and why we have it can help you see how the judicial system works.
  • Feb 6

    New Hampshire No Longer First in Refusing BAC Test

    New Hampshire No Longer First in Refusing BAC Test
    Recent updates to a survey on BAC refusal rates have found that New Hampshire, though still above the U.S. average, no longer refuses BAC tests the most.
Rank this Week: 1570

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 16

    First Amendment Protects Speech that Is Not a True Threat in Washington Domestic Violence

    First Amendment Protects Speech that Is Not a True Threat in Washington Domestic Violence
    Threats of domestic violence should be taken seriously.  However, not all statements that suggest potential violence are true threats that can form the basis of a criminal conviction.  A Washington appeals court recently considered…
  • Mar 8

    Out-of-Network Expenses Are Uninsured Medical Expenses Under Washington Family Law

    Out-of-Network Expenses Are Uninsured Medical Expenses Under Washington Family Law
    Health care can be very expensive, especially if the treatment is not covered by insurance.  A child support order will generally set out how uninsured medical expenses are allocated, but what happens when one parent seeks treatment for…
  • Feb 27

    Admission of Prior Incidents in Washington Domestic Violence Case

    Admission of Prior Incidents in Washington Domestic Violence Case
    Pursuant to Washington ER 404(b), evidence of other crimes, wrongs, or acts may not be admitted to prove the defendant’s character to show that he acted in conformity with his character.  Evidence of prior acts can be admissible…
Rank this Week: 1478

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Mar 16

    THE ILLINOIS HABITUAL CRIMINAL STATUTE AND DUI

    THE ILLINOIS HABITUAL CRIMINAL STATUTE AND DUI
    Clients often want to get their DUI cases over with quickly. Sometimes, the evidence is so overwhelming that a swift guilty plea to a lesser charge is actually in the client’s best interest. But many times, pleading guilty to a ……
  • Feb 17

    CAN I BE DEPORTED FOR DUI?

    CAN I BE DEPORTED FOR DUI?
    The answer is probably no for simple DUI, but possibly yes for aggravated DUI. In short, the answer may depend on whether your DUI could be considered a crime of moral turpitude. In Marmolejo-Campos v. Holder, the court stated that ……
  • Feb 1

    EXTRADITION TO ILLINOIS: VIOLATION OF PROBATION FOR DUI

    EXTRADITION TO ILLINOIS: VIOLATION OF PROBATION FOR DUI
    Violating the terms of your DUI supervision or probation could result in your extradition to the state where your case was originally heard. Extradition means you could be arrested in your current state and brought back to face charges in…
Rank this Week: 1545

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Mar 16

    POSSESSION OF BURGLARY TOOLS IN ILLINOIS

    POSSESSION OF BURGLARY TOOLS IN ILLINOIS
    You need not commit a burglary to be charged with a crime. The mere possession of burglary tools may be enough. Under Illinios law, you may be convicted of a Class 4 felony, punishable by one to three years in prison, if you possess any…
  • Mar 6

    CAN MY PAST SEXUAL OFFENSES BE USED TO PROVE A CURRENT CRIME IN ILLINOIS?

    CAN MY PAST SEXUAL OFFENSES BE USED TO PROVE A CURRENT CRIME IN ILLINOIS?
    Past crimes generally cannot be used to prove a current offense except under certain circumstances. One major exception, however, is that Illinois law specifically allows the use of prior sex offenses to show a tendency to commit that type of…
  • Feb 24

    CAN I BE DEPORTED FOR A CRIMINAL OFFENSE?

    CAN I BE DEPORTED FOR A CRIMINAL OFFENSE?
    The answer may depend on the type of offense, how long you have been in the country and whether your crime is considered one of moral turpitude. Under current immigration law, you can be deported if you are convicted for cetain listed…
Rank this Week: 1544

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: 780

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 16

    Avoid a DUI On St. Patrick’s Day

    Avoid a DUI On St. Patrick’s Day
    St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday this year, so we all know that means more people will be partaking in shenanigans this holiday weekend. St. Patty’s Day is the fourth most popular drinking holiday, behind New Year’s Eve,…
  • Feb 14

    Washington Lawmaker Proposes Lower DUI Threshold, Could Florida Follow?

    Washington Lawmaker Proposes Lower DUI Threshold, Could Florida Follow?
    A Washington House committee heard testimony Tuesday on a bill that would lower the state’s blood alcohol level threshold for drunken driving from .08 to .05. The state of Washington arrested 28,000 people for drunk driving last year.…
  • Dec 8

    Brandon Woman Accused Of 2nd DUI In 5 Month

    Brandon Woman Accused Of 2nd DUI In 5 Month
    A Brandon woman has been arrested Tuesday on DUI charges for the second time in five months. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office claims the 36-year-old hit another vehicle while traveling on Lakewood Drive. Deputies believe the…
Rank this Week: 4250

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal law, DUI and civil rights. By Peterson Law Offices.

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
  • Mar 16

    AG Sessions directs get tough on crime campaign

    AG Sessions directs get tough on crime campaign
    OK – I get it. If you are the Prez’ and you ran on a scare platform that crime is rampant in the streets and makes it more likely you will be murdered in Chicago than you will find an empty Starbucks in Seattle, you’ve got…
  • Mar 15

    Recent action – “CPT Pete” goes back to the courts-martial circuit – Wins!

    Recent action – “CPT Pete” goes back to the courts-martial circuit – Wins!
    Oh man, has it really been that long since I last posted on this blog? I feel like I need to go to confession – “Forgive me father for I have sinned, it has been eight months since my last blog post….” But enough…
  • Jul 7

    “Officers threw him to the ground, got on top of him and shot him dead!”

    “Officers threw him to the ground, got on top of him and shot him dead!”
    I am packing for the weekend and watching a little TV news this morning, and from that box a witness to a fatal shooting in Louisiana offered this explanation for the dramatic killing of a black man by a police officer there: “Officers…
Rank this Week: 729

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Mar 16

    Weapons in Las Vega

    Weapons in Las Vega
    It’s not necessary to have a license to purchase a gun in Nevada. However, anyone who wants to carry a concealed weapon does have to meet strict guidelines to obtain a permit. If you’re facing weapons charges in Nevada, then you…
  • Mar 12

    Warrants in Las Vega

    Warrants in Las Vega
    A warrant may be issued for your arrest for numerous reasons in Nevada. Arrest warrants are requested by the police when they believe that someone has committed a crime. Bench warrants are issued by judges, typically when someone is…
  • Mar 10

    Traffic Tickets in Las Vega

    Traffic Tickets in Las Vega
    Ignoring a traffic ticket can quickly turn a minor inconvenience into a major problem. That’s because the court will notify the DMV that you failed to appear or pay your fine, which means that your license can be suspended. Even if you…
Rank this Week: 3620

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: 246

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By John Buza.

http://www.nycriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Should I testify in the Grand Jury?!? Part One

    Should I testify in the Grand Jury?!? Part One
    As a NYC criminal defense attorney, I get the question of whether a criminal defendant should testify in the Grand Jury a lot. I would venture to guess that the discussions related to this topic cause a greater amount of…
  • Mar 6

    Difference Between Title III and FISA Warrant

    Difference Between Title III and FISA Warrant
    In my previous blogpost, I briefly discussed the law regarding the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (“FISA” for short) and how the law authorizes certain “wiretaps” to be implemented when there is…
  • Mar 5

    A layman’s explanation of Trump’s accusation that he was wiretapped within the context of FISA

    A layman’s explanation of Trump’s accusation that he was wiretapped within the context of FISA
    As a New York criminal defense attorney and former Manhattan prosecutor, I have had many a dealing with different kinds of warrants. A warrant is generally permission by a judge to invade a person’s ordinarily protected constitutional…
Rank this Week: 1531

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Boston criminal law and DUI news. By the Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 5133

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law news, updates and commentary. Published By Hoffman & Associates

http://www.losangelescriminallawyersblog.com
  • Mar 15

    The Harmful Effects of Your Statements after a Los Angeles Hit and Run

    The Harmful Effects of Your Statements after a Los Angeles Hit and Run
    After an alleged Los Angeles Hit and Run, officers may contact you, or you may contact them . They may ask you to give a statement, but that could be used against you to file charges. Many of our clients contact us to determine whether they…
  • Mar 15

    Helpful and Harmful Actions Taken Prior to the Arrest of a Los Angeles Hit and Run

    Helpful and Harmful Actions Taken Prior to the Arrest of a Los Angeles Hit and Run
    Many of our clients come to us prior to having been arrested and are concerns as to how they can avoid charges, or at least mitigate the consequences. There are definitely ways to do so, but it has to be handled with expertise and care . The…
  • Mar 15

    The Difference Between an Arrest and a Conviction in a Los Angeles Criminal Case

    The Difference Between an Arrest and a Conviction in a Los Angeles Criminal Case
    Many of our clients mistakenly believe that when they have been arrested they have also been charged. This is not the case. If you have been arrested for a Los Angeles criminal offense, you have not been charged. The common belief is that the…
Rank this Week: 3189

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds Defendant’s DUI Conviction

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds Defendant’s DUI Conviction
    A defendant appealed from a judgment of sentence imposed in March 2016, after he was found guilty of two counts of DUI-controlled substance and one count of failing to drive on the right side of a roadway. The Pennsylvania Superior Court…
  • Mar 15

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds Defendant’s DUI Conviction

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds Defendant’s DUI Conviction
    A defendant appealed from a judgment of sentence imposed in March 2016, after he was found guilty of two counts of DUI-controlled substance and one count of failing to drive on the right side of a roadway. The Pennsylvania Superior Court…
  • Mar 1

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Concludes Appellant’s DUI Conviction is Supported by the Evidence

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Concludes Appellant’s DUI Conviction is Supported by the Evidence
    A driver appealed from his 2015 conviction of driving under the influence of a controlled substance (DUI), third offense. Concluding that his arguments lacked merit, the Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed his conviction. In…
Rank this Week: 2412

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: 4170

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/
  • 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…
  • Mar 5

    Massachusetts Juvenile Convicted of Assault and Battery

    Massachusetts Juvenile Convicted of Assault and Battery
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate case, a juvenile was found delinquent on a charge of assault and battery. He appealed, arguing that the judge had made a mistake in denying his motion for a required finding of not guilty and requiring him…
  • Feb 14

    Larceny by False Promises in Massachusett

    Larceny by False Promises in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate decision, the defendant was convicted of violating MGL c. 266 section 30(1). This section criminalizes larceny by false pretenses involving over $250. To secure a conviction, the Commonwealth is…
Rank this Week: 2760