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Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

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

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • May 25

    PROYECTO DEL CÓDIGO PENAL - DISCRIMINACIÓN

    PROYECTO DEL CÓDIGO PENAL - DISCRIMINACIÓN
     Existe en mi opinión excesiva preocupación del periodismo y de algunos “periodistas” en particular sobre los delitos contra el honor, específicamente  la Difamación, muchos sugieren se derive…
  • May 25

    PROYECTO DEL CÓDIGO PENAL - ABORTO

    PROYECTO DEL CÓDIGO PENAL - ABORTO
    Como quiera que las mujeres peruanas o un sector de ellas, probablemente algunos varones no estén de acuerdo con la penalización del aborto, me permito compartir con ustedes  el Título II de la Sección II del…
  • May 19

    NOTARIOS, LAVADO DE ACTIVOS Y USURPACIÓN

    NOTARIOS, LAVADO DE ACTIVOS Y USURPACIÓN
    Había leído en un grupo de estudio al cual no pertenezco en Facebook,  que los Notarios no tenían, desde el punto represivo establecido en el Proyecto del Código Penal, mucho de qué preocuparse pues las…
Rank this Week: 3068

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
  • May 25

    Igor Tikhonov of Hollywood, Florida Arrested for Grand Theft and Fraud

    Igor Tikhonov of Hollywood, Florida Arrested for Grand Theft and Fraud
    Igor Tikhonov of Hollywood, Florida was arrested last Thursday, news sources report. He faces grand theft and fraud charges after allegedly stealing over $500,000 from a Russian client through his investment company. Tikhonov is…
  • May 23

    Imran Siddiqi and Farah Lakhani of Miami, Florida Arrested for Marijuana Trafficking

    Imran Siddiqi and Farah Lakhani of Miami, Florida Arrested for Marijuana Trafficking
    Imran Siddiqi and Farah Lakhani of Miami, Florida were arrested on May 17 for allegedly running a marijuana growing operation in their home. Police claim to have been informed of the illegal operation via a tip received on the Crime Stoppers…
  • May 20

    Nathan Urbano Valentin of Hollywood, Florida Arrested for Sexual Assault and Battery on a Minor

    Nathan Urbano Valentin of Hollywood, Florida Arrested for Sexual Assault and Battery on a Minor
    Nathan Urbano Valentin of Hollywood, Florida was arrested on Wednesday and faces charges for sexual assault and battery on a minor. Valentin, 27, was allegedly a maintenance man in the building where the then 6-year-old Lauderdale Lakes girl…
Rank this Week: 1802

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • May 25

    What Is Acquaintance Rape? Is It Prosecuted Differently?

    What Is Acquaintance Rape? Is It Prosecuted Differently?
    Acquaintance Rape Laws in Texas In the state of Texas, the crime of rape is legally known as sexual assault. A person who engages in any type of sexual contact or intercourse with another person without that person’s consent may be…
  • May 18

    4 Types of Sex Crimes and Their Consequence

    4 Types of Sex Crimes and Their Consequence
    Types of Sex Crimes in Texas A sex crime is a certain type of criminal offense that includes some sexual component. This sexual component usually involves a crime that involves the sexual act or which involves the sexual organs or genitals of…
  • May 11

    Improper Photography: Taking Pictures Without Consent

    Improper Photography: Taking Pictures Without Consent
    Texas Laws on Improper Photography It’s safe to say that modern technology has made many people into amateur photographers. Whether they are snapping selfies or taking a video in a public place, nearly everyone has instant access to…
Rank this Week: 1448

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • May 24

    Is Florida Statute Section 316.1933 Unconstitutional?

    Is Florida Statute Section 316.1933 Unconstitutional?
    Florida Statute Section 316.1933 is silent as to whether a warrant is required for a forced blood draw. The statute does however, say that the blood test must be “reasonable.” This reasonableness requirement expressed in Florida…
  • May 24

    Exigent Circumstances for a Forced Blood Draw in Florida DUI Case

    Exigent Circumstances for a Forced Blood Draw in Florida DUI Case
     Warrants for blood draws in misdemeanor DUI cases are not allowed under Florida Law. In a felony case for death or serious bodily injury, Florida Statute 316.1933 purports to allow a forced and warrantless blood draw, although the…
  • May 24

    Is a Warrant Required for a Forced Blood Test in a DUI Fatality or Serious Bodily Injury Case in Florida?

    Is a Warrant Required for a Forced Blood Test in a DUI Fatality or Serious Bodily Injury Case in Florida?
    For DUI cases involving death or serious bodily injury with a forced blood draw, a warrant is required. Without a warrant, the criminal defense attorney can file a motion to suppress the blood and blood test results. The only exception to the…
Rank this Week: 4177

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of Smith & White, PLLC.

http://www.tacomacriminallawyerblawg.com/
  • May 24

    Examination of Male Domestic Violence Victims Remaining Silent, Part III

    Examination of Male Domestic Violence Victims Remaining Silent, Part III
    No one should live in fear. No one deserves to be abused. No one asks for domestic violence. Victims need to be helped and protected. These are platitudes that are now generally accepted by the public. This is good because they are true.…
  • May 23

    Examination of Male Domestic Violence Victims Remaining Silent, Part II

    Examination of Male Domestic Violence Victims Remaining Silent, Part II
    This is a continuing examination of an issue that has only recently been being given any consideration. Everyone knows there are victims of domestic violence – the media has made certain that everyone is aware of the problem. This is a…
  • May 16

    When the State Pursues Multiple Charges Based upon One Act in a Washington Assault Case

    When the State Pursues Multiple Charges Based upon One Act in a Washington Assault Case
    Criminal laws in Washington, like criminal laws in other states, can allow prosecutors to pursue multiple charges that all arise from a single act or incident. In such a situation, it is important to understand exactly how far your…
Rank this Week: 1813

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI defense, penalties and enforcement measures. By Susan L. Hartman.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyersblog.com/
  • May 24

    San Diego DUI: Early Termination Of Probation/Expungement

    San Diego DUI: Early Termination Of Probation/Expungement
    Once a driving under the influence defendant pleads guilty or is convicted after a jury trial, their criminal record will reflect this indefinitely. Since criminal records are public records, they can be easily searched and found by law…
  • Apr 26

    SCRAM

    SCRAM
    If you are arrested for drunk driving in San Diego, you may be ordered to SCRAM, (which stands for “Secure Continuous Remote Alcohol Monitor”). The judge may include this in your sentence after you enter a guilty plea, after a…
  • Oct 6

    One Leg Stand (OLS):  A NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST)

    One Leg Stand (OLS):  A NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST)
    As you will recall, Susan Hartman, of the Law Offices of Susan L. Hartman, attended The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and The International Association of Chiefs of Police (ICAP) approved DWI Detection and…
Rank this Week: 4606

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1172

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • May 24

    Getting Therapist Records in a Child Sexual Abuse Allegation

    Getting Therapist Records in a Child Sexual Abuse Allegation
    It is common for children to be placed in therapy when sexual abuse is either suspected or alleged. In fact, police departments, social workers and child abuse investigators will frequently refer cases to child therapists that they believe…
  • May 19

    How To End Up in Jail

    How To End Up in Jail
    In nearly twenty years of practice as an Orange County criminal defense attorney, I have seen the following too many times to recall: He has been served with a temporary restraining order and wants to fight it. The says there’s no…
  • Mar 16

    What To Do When You’re Arguing And Neighbors Call the Police

    What To Do When You’re Arguing And Neighbors Call the Police
    As an Orange County criminal defense lawyer who has handled thousands of domestic violence or spousal abuse cases, I get calls daily from people who were arrested or whose significant other was arrested because neighbors heard them fighting…
Rank this Week: 3177

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense law, including recent policy changes and supreme court rulings. By Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • May 24

    Boating and Intoxication

    Boating and Intoxication
    The Position of the Law The dangers of driving while drunk take different forms. It may lead to bodily harm for the drunk individual or someone else; or destruction of property; losing your driver’s license; or worse, being slapped with…
  • May 20

    DWI: How It Affects Job Search

    DWI: How It Affects Job Search
    A criminal record is a huge stain on your profile in the U.S, as it affects your future job prospects. Thankfully, more employers are taking a more lenient approach towards applicants with a DWI on their record. This is in addition to the…
  • May 17

    DUI versus DWI

    DUI versus DWI
    So, Are They The Same? It is easy to use DUI and DWI as synonyms, seeing how often we use them and differing definitions between jurisdictions. However, they are distinct offenses that, in some jurisdictions, carry separate charges. What is…
Rank this Week: 1936

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

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

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • May 24

    Law-With-A-Capital-L

    Law-With-A-Capital-L
    Originally, I had titled this post, “Ignorantia legis persona.” Yeah, I know. It’s all Greek to you. But, actually, it’s Latin – and unless I screwed it up, it means “ignorance of the law person,” by…
  • May 17

    A Tale of Two (or More) World

    A Tale of Two (or More) World
    This morning, I’ve been reading Modern Scientific Evidence: The Law and Science of Expert Testimony, volume one.  And while parts of it have begun to intermingle with my own experiences in trying to convince courts that gang cops…
  • May 17

    Once Upon A Time

    Once Upon A Time
    Once upon a time, Americans actually believed in morality.  They didn’t just talk about it.  They believed in it. They fought for it.  Some even died for it. In those days, community pressure — even shunning people…
Rank this Week: 1022

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • May 24

    Framingham Woman Arrested on Assault Charge

    Framingham Woman Arrested on Assault Charge
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a thirty-seven year old woman was arrested after a knife fight in Framingham. The article states that the police went to Phelps Road and found “a small child walking around holding a…
  • May 17

    Framingham Teen Arrested on Gun Charge

    Framingham Teen Arrested on Gun Charge
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, Framingham police found a loaded gun on a seventeen year old boy following a traffic stop last week. The article states that a police officer was attempting to pull over a car when the…
  • May 13

    Updates in the Massachusetts Legislature – 2016

    Updates in the Massachusetts Legislature – 2016
    The Massachusetts legislature has been very busy the last few weeks and many of the issues they have acted on are pertinent to criminal law. Since the beginning of March, several bills have made their way through the legislative process. Most…
Rank this Week: 2778

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Covers DWI evidence, blood testing, and breath alcohol testing.

http://www.rosenthalwadas.com/blog/
  • May 24

    Boating While Intoxicated in Texa

    Boating While Intoxicated in Texa
    Many people have been warned about the dangers of operating a car while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. However, it is not just car and truck drivers that must follow these driving regulations. Like Driving While Intoxicated…
  • May 16

    What Constitutes a Computer Crime in Collin County?

    What Constitutes a Computer Crime in Collin County?
    The term “hacker” has become ubiquitous in the modern computer age. But not all hackers are created alike. Many people classified as hackers are actually hired by major companies for their computer knowledge and tasked with…
  • May 4

    10 Things You Need to Know About Federal Gun Law

    10 Things You Need to Know About Federal Gun Law
    Texas has always been a state that protects the constitutional right to keep and bear arms. Texas law does not require law-abiding citizens to obtain a license or permit before purchasing a handgun, rifle, or shotgun. A permit is…
Rank this Week: 4029

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • May 24

    Murder Victim’s Wife Receives Husband’s Gruesome Autopsy Photos in Mail

    Murder Victim’s Wife Receives Husband’s Gruesome Autopsy Photos in Mail
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “If I simply intend to plead guilty, why do I need a lawyer?” If you’ve already been convicted of a crime but are sitting in jail awaiting sentencing, criminal defense…
  • May 19

    President Obama Moves To “Ban the Box” For Federal Job

    President Obama Moves To “Ban the Box” For Federal Job
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “If I am charged by campus police could I still face jail time or probation?” The “Ban the Box” movement appears to be picking up steam across the country as…
  • May 17

    Is Genuine Need Ever Justification For Committing Crime? In Italy, Maybe So

    Is Genuine Need Ever Justification For Committing Crime? In Italy, Maybe So
    Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Can I buy a home after bankruptcy?” A man in Italy found himself in the odd situation of having a conviction overturned not because he didn’t do the crime, but because…
Rank this Week: 2594

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

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

    Malaysian murder convict hanged in Singapore: police

    Malaysian murder convict hanged in Singapore: police
    Source: Dunya News Network (21 May 2016)http://dunyanews.tv/en/Crime/337726-Malaysian-murder-convict-hanged-in-Singapore-poli#.V0KCJ38sfkQ.twitterSINGAPORE (AFP) - A Malaysian murder convict was hanged in Singapore Friday, police said, hours…
  • May 4

    Indonesia is preparing to execute prisoners, police official confirm

    Indonesia is preparing to execute prisoners, police official confirm
    Source: The Guardian (4 May 2016)http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/may/04/indonesia-preparing-execute-prisoners-police-official-confirmsIndonesia is preparing to execute several prisoners, a police official has said, confirming reports…
  • Apr 30

    Bali Nine duo families one year on from execution

    Bali Nine duo families one year on from execution
    Source: News.com.au (29 April 2016)http://www.news.com.au/world/asia/bali-nine-duo-families-one-year-on-from-executions/news-story/982eafef3f15a08a2c37b17b296e5c6cIT’S been one year today since Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were…
Rank this Week: 590

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • May 24

    Offenses Using Imitation Weapons Increase in Texa

    Offenses Using Imitation Weapons Increase in Texa
    Texas is seeing a spike in crimes committed with imitation weapons, partly because offenders believe they will receive a lesser sentence if they are caught. It’s a perception that’s false in Texas. If the victim of a crime…
  • May 24

    Criminal Lawyer Discusses ‘Tough Fight’ Ahead for Texas AG After New SEC Filing

    Criminal Lawyer Discusses ‘Tough Fight’ Ahead for Texas AG After New SEC Filing
    Texas criminal defense lawyer Mick Mickelsen discusses the recent decision of the SEC to file securities fraud charges against Ken Paxton. Dallas, TX – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently decided to file securities…
  • May 24

    Dallas Criminal Lawyer Answers Major Question Concerning Texas Hate Crime Law

    Dallas Criminal Lawyer Answers Major Question Concerning Texas Hate Crime Law
    Dallas criminal defense attorney Mick Mickelsen addresses questions about the effectiveness of a major Texas’ hate crime law. Dallas, TX – Following recent news about a string of attacks in a Dallas neighborhood that are being…
Rank this Week: 1851

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/
  • May 24

    Your Domestic Violence Questions Part Two

    Your Domestic Violence Questions Part Two
    What Happens When A Person Is Charged With Domestic Violence In Florida? What Should Someone Expect Once They Have Been Charged With A Domestic Violence Charge? If you’ve been charged with domestic violence, it’s important to call…
  • May 20

    Frequently asked questions about Domestic Violence, Part One

    Frequently asked questions about Domestic Violence, Part One
    As Saint Petersburg, Florida domestic violence attorneys, we often get asked many of these questions below.  We have taken some of our most frequently asked questions and over the next few weeks will be answering these. Table of Contents…
  • May 13

    Man, sister arrested for DUI

    Man, sister arrested for DUI
    Quick tip from ABC news…when your brother gets arrested for DUI and you want to argue with the cop, make sure you are also not driving under the influence… Florida Highway Patrol arrested a brother and sister for separate DUIs…
Rank this Week: 3804

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/
  • May 24

    High Court Refuses to Overturn Severe Drug Sentence

    High Court Refuses to Overturn Severe Drug Sentence
    Sometimes, the United States Supreme Court rules by declining to rule. When a case is appealed to the Supreme Court, the Court may opt to not accept the case. When that happens, the practical effect is that the law created by the lower court…
  • May 4

    Man Convicted Even Though His Car Did Not Strike the Victim

    Man Convicted Even Though His Car Did Not Strike the Victim
    Many people know, or at least are aware of the doctrine of causation. It means that someone’s negligence needs to cause the injury that was sustained by the victim. Causation—sometimes called proximate cause—is a crucial…
  • Apr 28

    Stingray Device Found to Be Unconstitutional by Baltimore Court

    Stingray Device Found to Be Unconstitutional by Baltimore Court
    The constitutional issues surrounding cell phones and due process continue to evolve. Stingrays are devices that track cellphones even when they are not in use. The devices emulate cell phone towers, thus prompting phones to connect to them,…
Rank this Week: 4597

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • May 24

    Feds Drop Charges After Video Shows Police Officers Lied

    Feds Drop Charges After Video Shows Police Officers Lied
    The San Francisco Examiner recently published the following story which shows just how important it is that police officers be required to wear body cameras. About a dozen men stood around a craps game on the corner of… The post Feds…
  • May 12

    Officers Charged in San Francisco Beating Caught on Tape

    Officers Charged in San Francisco Beating Caught on Tape
    Earlier this week, CNN reported the following story about two San Francisco deputies who have been charged criminally for beating a suspect. That beating was caught on tape. Prosecutors in San Francisco have obtained a felony arrest…
  • May 6

    Traffic Stop | How Long Can the Police Hold You?

    Traffic Stop | How Long Can the Police Hold You?
    During a West Palm Beach traffic stop you may stopped for what seems like a long time to you. The West Palm Beach Police or Sheriff’s office may require that you remain stopped for certain periods of… The post Traffic Stop |…
Rank this Week: 3344

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • May 24

    Supreme Court Rules Right to Speedy Trial Ends at Conviction

    Supreme Court Rules Right to Speedy Trial Ends at Conviction
    Last week, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the Constitution’s Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial does not extend post-conviction to protect defendants from lengthy sentencing delays.  The case, Betterman v. Montana,…
  • May 17

    Update: the Khari Noerdlinger Case

    Update: the Khari Noerdlinger Case
    Khari Noerdlinger, left, appears before Superior Court Judge Frances A. McGrogan with his attorney Jeffrey Lichtman, right, on May 16, 2016 in Hackensack.  (Jennifer Brown — Bergen Record) Khari Noerdlinger appeared before Judge…
  • May 10

    Arrested for Grand Larceny or Fraud in New York? Jail Is Not an Option

    Arrested for Grand Larceny or Fraud in New York? Jail Is Not an Option
    Recently we’ve had a spate of New York grand larceny cases/fraud cases involving defendants who have been accused of stealing money in the course of their business dealings.  Each case had its own difficult issues: one had horrible…
Rank this Week: 1795

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 24

    Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyer Michael Rosenblat wins fourth not guilty verdict in a row

    Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyer Michael Rosenblat wins fourth not guilty verdict in a row
    Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyer Michael Rosenblat wins fourth not guilty verdict in a row. Mr. Rosenblat’s most recent not guilty came on May 13, 2016 when the judge found the defendant not guilty of domestic battery.  The alleged…
  • May 14

    Defendants Have the Right to Hire the Attorney of their Choice

    Defendants Have the Right to Hire the Attorney of their Choice
    Twenty dollar bills isolated against white background. The Defendant Sila Luis was charged with stealing over $45 million by allegedly paying kickbacks and conspiring to commit fraud, all related to health care.  Luis wanted to hire her…
  • Apr 4

    Who Let the Dogs In?

    Who Let the Dogs In?
     Supreme Court of Illinois holds that use of a drug-detection dog violated Fourth Amendment in People v. Burns. On January 10, 1013 at 3:20 am, the police along with a drug-detection dog went into defendant’s apartment…
Rank this Week: 1546

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Cognitive Dissonance - Or Maybe He Just Lied

    Cognitive Dissonance - Or Maybe He Just Lied
    Sure, one or the other is maybe a typo.  On the other hand, maybe not.  Because once you start lying. . . .It's from Foster v. Chatman, the opinion about racially-motivated peremptory challenges released today by SCOTUS.…
  • May 22

    The Eye of the Beholder

    The Eye of the Beholder
    “The time has come," the Walrus said,      “To talk of many things:Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax--     Of cabbages--and kings--And why the sea is boiling hot--      And whether…
  • May 18

    And One to Grow On

    And One to Grow On
    Seven years.  Good god.  I've been writing this thing for seven years now.  First post was May 18, 2009.  When I post this, it will be number 1252.  There are another couple of hundred I've started but abandoned, half…
Rank this Week: 4374

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

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

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • May 23

    Taking Legal Action After a Child Pedestrian Accident

    Taking Legal Action After a Child Pedestrian Accident
    Your child's accident was probably one of the most harrowing experiences of your life. Getting your child proper medical care after being hit by a car as a pedestrian was your first priority. Now you are likely wondering how to pay for all of…
  • May 6

    Whiplash from a Car Accident

    Whiplash from a Car Accident
    Whiplash, or cervical strain, occurs when the muscles in your neck stretch or tear; it can also include injury to the discs, joints, ligaments, and nerve roots in the neck. Whiplash from a car accident is common, especially in rear-end…
  • Apr 29

    What are my bicycle accident insurance options?

    What are my bicycle accident insurance options?
    Many people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania ride their bicycles back and forth to work, for recreation, and to save money on the rising costs of gasoline. While cycling is a fun and healthy activity, it can lead to serious or fatal injuries.…
Rank this Week: 680

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • May 23

    Aggravated Arson and Murder Charges for Estranged Husband of Salt Lake City Restaurateur

    Aggravated Arson and Murder Charges for Estranged Husband of Salt Lake City Restaurateur
    The estranged husband of a Salt Lake City restaurateur and prominent LGBT activist was charged with aggravated arson and murder in connection with a deadly home fire. Sunday morning blaze Shortly after 1:00am on Sunday, May 23, 2016 a fire…
  • May 18

    Aggravated Assault for Defending Home from Intruder

    Aggravated Assault for Defending Home from Intruder
    A Salt Lake City man was arrested for aggravated assault for defending his aging mother-in-law’s vacation home from an intruder. The stake out 51 year old Glen Decker and his wife are caretakers of his mother-in-law’s home in Salt…
  • May 9

    Suspended Driver’s License Following Marijuana Charge

    Suspended Driver’s License Following Marijuana Charge
    Utah residents can expect to have their driver’s license suspended following a DUI, yet they may be surprised when they lose their license following marijuana charges which were not acquired when behind the wheel. DUI Anyone who is…
Rank this Week: 4977

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

A chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending. From the Center for Court Innovation.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Bronx Community Solutions Hosts Appreciation Breakfast for Our Partner

    Bronx Community Solutions Hosts Appreciation Breakfast for Our Partner
    by Shlomit Levy, Clinical CoordinatorOn Friday May 20, 2016, Bronx Community Solutions hosted an appreciation breakfast to personally thank those agencies who have partnered with us over the years.  Our partnersrange from employment…
  • May 16

    Talking Bail Reform at the Schomburg Center

    Talking Bail Reform at the Schomburg Center
    by John Megaw, Director of Special InitiativesThe Vera Institute of Justice and the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice hosted a forum on bail reform last week at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The forum, titled…
  • May 16

    National Reentry Week

    National Reentry Week
    by Ramon Semorile, Intake SpecialistApril 24-30 was National Reentry Week--a week focused on bringing awareness to the needs of individuals returning home from prison.  On April 28th, Reentry Anonymous, a support group for returning…
Rank this Week: 644

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • May 23

    Roderick K. Bridges, God’s Choice for State Court

    Roderick K. Bridges, God’s Choice for State Court
    Under Article Six, Section Three of the United States Constitution, “no religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office or public trust under the United States.” The Religious Tests Clause made good sense…
  • May 10

    Much Belated Thoughts on Changes to Georgia’s JQC

    Much Belated Thoughts on Changes to Georgia’s JQC
    I meant to write a post on this topic at the end of the legislative session. Very late in the game, the Georgia General Assembly radically changed Georgia’s Judicial Qualifications Commission, the ethics watchdog agency for Georgia…
  • May 8

    Removing the Stigma When You’ve Done Your Time

    Removing the Stigma When You’ve Done Your Time
    Last week, I was able to help a young man stay in the country rather than be deported to a land where he has few ties. The young man is officially a citizen of a foreign country. But he is practically an American,…
Rank this Week: 3725

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: 1367

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Covers traffic law, criminal law, injury law, and family law news from around Southern New Jersey. By the Law Offices of Joseph Lombardo.

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • May 23

    Do I Have to Disclose a Previous Arrest?

    Do I Have to Disclose a Previous Arrest?
    Everyone has a past, whether it is good or bad people say that their past follows them wherever they go. However, many people think that it is unfair if they have turned their lives around that they should have to be continually haunted by…
  • Apr 20

    New Jersey Pretrial Intervention Program and Expunging Record

    New Jersey Pretrial Intervention Program and Expunging Record
    Everyone knows that when you are arrested and convicted of a criminal offense, there are immediate and obvious penalties: jail or prison time, fines, and community service are common examples. However, if you are a first-time offender you may…
  • Apr 18

    Can I Expunge an Indictable Offense?

    Can I Expunge an Indictable Offense?
    If you have a criminal conviction, fines and prison aren’t the only consequences. In addition to the official penalties ,which are imposed by the courts, former convicts are also punished by unfair treatment from society — even…
Rank this Week: 3420

Psychology of Law and Criminal…

Psychology of Law and Criminal Behavior

By Kenneth Padowitz.

http://www.psychology-criminalbehavior-law.com/
  • May 23

    Criminals: Parents Aren’t Always At Fault

    Criminals: Parents Aren’t Always At Fault
    Parenting and Criminality Mental health professionals have been at the forefront of answering the questions that mortify the rest of us. In what environment and under what conditions did a one-time murderer, serial killer or mass shooter grow…
  • May 11

    Deep Connection Between Terrorism and the Criminal Personality

    Deep Connection Between Terrorism and the Criminal Personality
    The Wide Scope of Terrorism Terrorism to the average Joe takes a racial and ethnic dimension. Technically, though this is a misrepresentation and terrorism is far more expansive. According to the U.S. Code, terrorism, regardless of its form…
  • May 9

    Juvenile Sex Offender: Myth versus Reality

    Juvenile Sex Offender: Myth versus Reality
    Busting the Myth It goes by different apothegms, “Past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior,” “A ticking time bomb,” “Old habits die hard”… Whatever form it takes, the idea is simple and…
Rank this Week: 1930

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

Provides immigration law and criminal law information in Spanish. By Tamara Caban-Ramirez.

http://bilingualmnattorney.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4225

The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

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

http://www.ethicalinvestigator.com/
  • May 23

    Computers Come Up Short on Mapping Reality

    Computers Come Up Short on Mapping Reality
    A story in today’s Wall Street Journal about “Why the Virtual Reality Hype is About to Come Crashing Down” makes the simple point that computers haven’t caught up to all the permutations of real life to make a…
  • May 23

    Computers Come Up Short on Mapping Reality

    Computers Come Up Short on Mapping Reality
    A story in today’s Wall Street Journal about “Why the Virtual Reality Hype is About to Come Crashing Down” makes the simple point that computers haven’t caught up to all the permutations of real life to make a…
  • Apr 4

    Lessons from the Panama Paper

    Lessons from the Panama Paper
    When is a big financial story an unsurprising financial story? When it turns out that people from corrupt and repressive countries are sneaking their money offshore to keep it hidden. The world today is tearing into a huge leak of Panamanian…
Rank this Week: 1428

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By John Buza.

http://www.nycriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    Suppressing Statements (Part 1 – When Are Cops Required to Read Miranda Warnings)

    Suppressing Statements (Part 1 – When Are Cops Required to Read Miranda Warnings)
    “You have the right to remain silent and to refuse to answer questions; anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law; you have the right to an attorney; if you can afford an attorney, one will be provided to you…
  • May 9

    When the police can search (Part Four- your home)

    When the police can search (Part Four- your home)
    This is the fourth part of a multipart blog post about search and seizure law. I previously discussed legal issues surrounding street encounters with the police under the federal and New York constitutions and circumstances surrounding…
  • May 2

    When the police can search you (Part Three- car stops)

    When the police can search you (Part Three- car stops)
    This is a multi-part blog post written by a criminal defense attorney dedicated to explaining the circumstances in which the police are allowed to search a person, his car, or his home. Parts one and two were about when the police can search…
Rank this Week: 1486

Black's Law

Black's Law

Roy Black blogs his thoughts, tells his stories and writes his blog to help him think and work out ideas.

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Roy Black’s Mentor, Phillip Hubbart, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Daily Business Review

    Roy Black’s Mentor, Phillip Hubbart, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Daily Business Review
    Lifetime Achievement: Former Miami-Dade Public Defender Surprised Courts by Demanding Trials Roy Black has also published several other blog articles on Phil Hubbart. Phillip A. Hubbart Hubbart: The Reaction Hubbart FACDL  
  • May 2

    A Tale of Two Citie

    A Tale of Two Citie
    New York, April 30, 2016. Renee Hill represents one of nine current or former Rikers Island prison guards charged with viciously beating an inmate. Jahmal Lightfoot, the former inmate, is the star witness against the guards. Lightfoot…
  • Feb 22

    Ghomeshi: The Letter

    Ghomeshi: The Letter
    Once in rare while we come across a piece of advocacy which seems almost perfect. This is hard to accomplish in cross examination because your "partner" is hostile and seeks to thwart you at every turn. This is especially true in a sex crimes…
Rank this Week: 3156

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3942

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/
  • May 22

    I was charged with a DUI in Scottsdale is there a time frame from which they have to draw my blood?

    I was charged with a DUI in Scottsdale is there a time frame from which they have to draw my blood?
    The penalties for DUI in Arizona are some of the harshest in the country. With a conviction carrying mandatory jail time, fines, license suspension, and the ignition interlock device, depending on the blood alcohol concentration and history,…
  • May 19

    My preliminary hearing was vacated in Phoenix, does that mean the charges were dropped?

    My preliminary hearing was vacated in Phoenix, does that mean the charges were dropped?
    If your case was vacated at your preliminary hearing or status conference hearing in Phoenix this simply means that your case will most likely go to the grand jury. A Grand Jury is a secret hearing where a group of people decide if there is…
  • May 15

    Cues Police Officers use to detect Drunk Driver

    Cues Police Officers use to detect Drunk Driver
    If you are pulled over for a DUI in Maricopa County the police officer must have more than just a hunch to pull you over. By law they need to see a traffic violation first. Simple violations such as pulling out of a parking lot without…
Rank this Week: 2785

Atlanta Criminal Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers traffic and criminal law news. By Nagel & Associates.

http://www.atlantacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3424

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

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

    Case o' The Week: Give Unto Others (or Go to Jail) - Inouye and Restitution Order

    Case o' The Week: Give Unto Others (or Go to Jail) - Inouye and Restitution Order
     Tithe 10% to the Church -- or face the consequences on judgment day.  Then give 8% to the Feds -- or face the consequences on judgment day. United States v. Inouye, 2016 WL 2641109 (9thCir. May 10, 2016), decision available…
  • May 20

    United States v. Tadios, No. 14-30231…

    United States v. Tadios, No. 14-30231 (5-18-16)(McKeown with Tallman and Gleason, D.J.). "Time is money."  That was the conclusion of this opinion, which concerned loss calculation.  The defendant was convicted of various fraud…
  • May 20

    United States v. Quintero-Leyva, No.…

    United States v. Quintero-Leyva, No. 14-50509 (5-17-16)(Nelson with Callahan and N. Smith). The 9th holds that Guidelines amendment 794 (minor role) applies retroactively in direct appeals.Amendment 794 concerned minor role adjustments. …
Rank this Week: 646

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law issues from the point of view of a former state prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney. By Kyle Green.

http://www.criminaldefenseattorneykg.com/blog/
  • May 22

    How Long Does a Felony Stay on Your Record?

    How Long Does a Felony Stay on Your Record?
    In Arizona, charges, arrests, misdemeanors and felony convictions will stay on your record until they are expunged. In Arizona, expungement is called “motion to set aside.”   In order to set aside a criminal arrest or charge…
  • May 19

    Assault Cases – Misdemeanor or Felony?

    Assault Cases – Misdemeanor or Felony?
    Have you ever wondered what makes assault or battery go from a simple misdemeanor to a serious felony?   Misdemeanor Assault Cases   The crime of assault or battery is defined as the intentional touching of another in an angry…
  • May 12

    Live Streaming Criminal

    Live Streaming Criminal
    Social media has opened up a whole new way for criminal charges to be brought up as well as another way for evidence to be brought against the accused. Take the recent kidnapping, rape, sexual battery and child pornography distribution…
Rank this Week: 3396

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    Search Warrants Target Places, Not People

    Search Warrants Target Places, Not People
    In United States v. Church, the Defendant quickly learned that some meals can wait.  David Church, Jr. was bringing home fast food when detectives appeared at his door looking to serve him with a warrant for violating his…
  • May 17

    Guns and Waterbeds Don't Mix

    Guns and Waterbeds Don't Mix
    The Sixth Circuit’s recent decision in United States v. Barnes, recently confirmed two well-known facts: (a) it is not a good idea to hide guns in a waterbed; and (b) inmates will continue to ignore the advisory that their…
  • May 13

    The Long and Winding Road

    The Long and Winding Road
    Looking nervous and moving around during a traffic stop (for marginally touching a faded yellow line on a long and winding road) late at night is sufficient to give a police officer reasonable suspicion to detain you, search your person, and…
Rank this Week: 636

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Find Arizona criminal laws and information for criminal defense defendants by Tempe AZ lawyer criminal defense attorney and Arizona drunk driving legal representation.

http://blog.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • May 21

    Are You Asking Me or Telling Me?

    Are You Asking Me or Telling Me?
    Consent for DUI Testing Gained by Officer’s Warning of the Law does not Constitute Voluntary Consent…unless Good Faith Exception to the Exclusionary Rule Applies. This article provides a case over overview and discussion of…
  • Mar 31

    Your Right to Request Change of Judge in Arizona Criminal Court

    Your Right to Request Change of Judge in Arizona Criminal Court
                                                            Questions before the Court The Arizona Rules…
  • Mar 18

    Fentanyl Laced Heroin: The Real Cost of a $10.00 High

    Fentanyl Laced Heroin: The Real Cost of a $10.00 High
    Imagine the lethal game of “Russian Roulette”, but with different rules of chance. Let’s say the chambers in a revolver that holds 6 rounds are all loaded with bullets, except for one chamber. Now the risks have drastically…
Rank this Week: 2954

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1968

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • May 21

    Ohio Drugged Driving Law: Must Be Nexus Between Drug And Driving Impairment

    Ohio Drugged Driving Law: Must Be Nexus Between Drug And Driving Impairment
    The only presumption permitted in an Ohio DUI/OVI trial is the presumption the defendant is not guilty.  In a case alleging drugged driving, the prosecution must prove the defendant ingested a drug, and the prosecution must prove the…
  • May 14

    False Arrest Claims – Your Options After The DUI/OVI Case Is Over

    False Arrest Claims – Your Options After The DUI/OVI Case Is Over
    I have recently had the privilege of working on OVI cases with attorney Eric Holloway.  In addition to OVI defense, Eric also represents clients in civil rights cases, including cases involving false arrest.  As a follow-up to the…
  • Apr 30

    Uncovering False Arrests In DUI/OVI Case

    Uncovering False Arrests In DUI/OVI Case
    Officer Richard Fiorito was a DUI supercop.  He was honored by Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD) for his efforts to combat DUI, and he was named a ‘top cop’ by the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists…
Rank this Week: 2517

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • May 20

    Helping Human Trafficking Victim

    Helping Human Trafficking Victim
    Human trafficking is a crime that unfortunately happens around the globe, and not just in the U.S.  Not only are women often exploited, men and children often become victims as well.  Age isn’t a factor, as unscrupulous people…
  • May 14

    Female Sex Offender

    Female Sex Offender
    Most people who think of sex offenders automatically believe a male is the perpetrator. The fact is, the incidence of sexual violence or assault involving women who are the offenders is growing. While the tendency to commit sexual crimes can…
  • May 6

    Evidence Gathering Mistakes in Sex Crime

    Evidence Gathering Mistakes in Sex Crime
    From gathering evidence illegally to not gathering evidence which could potentially support a client’s innocence when accused of a sex crime, there are many mistakes made in the obtaining/handling of evidence.  Unfortunately,…
Rank this Week: 4746

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • May 20

    Michigan Juvenile Lifers Win Court Victory

    Michigan Juvenile Lifers Win Court Victory
    – Hill V. Snyder, 6th Cir. 2016 On May 11, it was ordered by the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals that a “meaningful and realistic opportunity for release” must be granted to all Michigan juvenile “lifers,” or…
  • May 18

    What Are White Collar Crimes?  

    What Are White Collar Crimes?  
    There are many offenses that fall under the category of white collar crimes, but all are generally motivated by the possibility of financial gain.  Some of these crimes include money laundering, embezzlement, tax evasion, insurance…
  • May 13

    Police Dog

    Police Dog
    Many people love their dogs; some even consider them an important member of the family, just as important as their “human” relatives.  While all dogs are special, police dogs are in a class all their own, providing law…
Rank this Week: 3076

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Know Your Rights Regarding A Stop and Frisk Detention

    Know Your Rights Regarding A Stop and Frisk Detention
    THE TERRY STOP – “STOP AND FRISK” DETENTION You’ve seen it in the movies and on TV shows: The police approach a person on the street or tell them to get out of a vehicle after a traffic stop and command the person to…
  • May 17

    WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS WHEN POLICE WANT TO QUESTION ME IN CALIFORNIA

    WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS WHEN POLICE WANT TO QUESTION ME IN CALIFORNIA
    YOUR RIGHTS WHEN THE POLICE STOP AND QUESTION YOU If a police officer stops you in a public place and begins asking you questions, what rights do you have? (Note that this post does not apply to a DUI stop. For information on your rights if…
  • Apr 27

    California Prison Population

    California Prison Population
    WHY ARE SO MANY PEOPLE LOCKED UP IN THE UNITED STATES? In last week’s post, I discussed the high prison population in the United States relative to other countries. According to all available statistics, the U.S. leads the world in the…
Rank this Week: 801

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • May 20

    California Law Regarding A DUI Arrest

    California Law Regarding A DUI Arrest
    THE DUI ARREST In my last post, I discussed your rights when you are pulled over for suspected driving under the influence of alcohol. As I discussed in that post, you are free to decline the field sobriety tests but whether you stumble on…
  • May 17

    WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS WHEN I AM PULLED OVER FOR A SUSPECTED DUI?

    WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS WHEN I AM PULLED OVER FOR A SUSPECTED DUI?
    (This post applies only to persons over the age of 21 or who are not on probation for a previous DUI.) What should you do if you are stopped while driving a vehicle and the cop suspects you are driving under the influence of alcohol? The laws…
  • Apr 27

    Consequences of a DUI Probation Violation in California

    Consequences of a DUI Probation Violation in California
    WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU VIOLATE THE CONDITIONS OF YOUR DUI PROBATION? First- and second-time DUI charges that don’t involve an accident, injury, or death almost always end in a sentence of probation, or what is more correctly termed, a…
Rank this Week: 4202