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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

    Holiday Weekend DUI

    Holiday Weekend DUI
    Holiday weekends such as Memorial Day are high traveled and celebrated weekends. Police departments across the state of Arizona plan to have a DUI task force and will be patrolling specific areas in order to catch DUI drivers, to keep the…
  • May 1

    Criminal Charges for Leaving Child in a vehicle

    Criminal Charges for Leaving Child in a vehicle
    Roughly 20 states have specific laws making it illegal to leave a child unattended in a vehicle. However, Arizona is not one of these states. Arizona does have several laws that can be used to prosecute someone who leaves a child in a hot…
  • Apr 28

    Supreme Court Rules: Cops Can’t Detain Suspects to wait for Drug-sniffing Dog

    Supreme Court Rules: Cops Can’t Detain Suspects to wait for Drug-sniffing Dog
    On April 21, 2015 the United States Supreme Court made a ruling on whether an officer may extend an already completed traffic stop for a canine sniff without reasonable suspicion. In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the…
Rank this Week: 3520

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/
  • May 22

    ESSEX COUNTY COURT OFFICER IS CHARGED WITH RAPE

    ESSEX COUNTY COURT OFFICER IS CHARGED WITH RAPE
    Surprise! I am not Ian. He will be with you next week with one of our “war stories”. Speaking of surprises, here is a little tale from yesterday’s session in Salem Superior Court. As you know, anybody can suddenly find…
  • May 20

    “CAN I APPEAL MY CRIMINAL CONVICTION?”

    “CAN I APPEAL MY CRIMINAL CONVICTION?”
    Folks are focused on the federal criminal appeal of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (hereinafter, the “Defendant”). While his appeals will be automatic because of his unusual penalty, all criminal defendants, especially if convicted after a…
  • May 19

    THE BOSTON FEDERAL JURY CHOOSES THE DEATH PENALTY FOR THE BOSTON MARATHON BOMBER

    THE BOSTON FEDERAL JURY CHOOSES THE DEATH PENALTY FOR THE BOSTON MARATHON BOMBER
    As you know, I have been ensconced in the criminal justice system since the early 1980’s. One of the perks of being around so long, and being fairly successful, is that various media outlets often contact me to discuss some development…
Rank this Week: 938

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
  • May 22

    Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney Michael J. Petro

    Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney Michael J. Petro
    One of Chicago’s most respected criminal defense attorneys, Michael J. Petro, has earned a reputation for providing high quality, aggressive legal representation in Chicago and around the United States. Criminal defense attorney, Michael J.…
  • May 4

    Federal Complaint and Detainer Do NOT Trigger Speedy Trial Clock

    Federal Complaint and Detainer Do NOT Trigger Speedy Trial Clock
    U.S. v. Richarson, No. 14-1901 In this case, due to a federal detainer the defendant was indicted on a felony charge of being in possession of both firearms and illegal possession of a submachine gun following receiving time served on...
  • Feb 23

    Drug Penalties in Illinois.

    Drug Penalties in Illinois.
    ACCURATE AS OF FEBRUARY 20, 2015 Possession of Methamphetamines Weight Statute Class Time 0-5 grams 720 ILCS 646/60(b)(1) Class 3 2-5 years 5-15 grams 720 ILCS 646/60(b)(2) Class 2 3-7 years 15-100 grams 720 ILCS 646/60(b)(3) Class 1 4-15…
Rank this Week: 4383

Arizona Common Law

Arizona Common Law

Discusses law in the state of Arizona with a focus on what rights are protected by the Arizona Constitution, free speech rights (protected by the federal and Arizona Constitutions), religion and religious freedoms (protected by the federal and Arizona Constitutions), and emerging issues of the law. By Joe Thomas.

http://azcommonlaw.com
  • May 22

    City and County of San Francisco California v. Sheehan

    City and County of San Francisco California v. Sheehan
    The United States Supreme Court just announced a widely anticipated case on how the police interacted with a mentally ill woman. The writ of certiorari presented two questions for the Supreme Court to consider: 1. Whether the the Americans…
  • May 21

    Article – Bankruptcy Reform in the Context of For-Profit College

    Article – Bankruptcy Reform in the Context of For-Profit College
    Corinthian Colleges, a private for-profit, post-secondary educational institution, abruptly shut-down last month.  Currently enrolled students were left in a quagmire : 1. find another institution to transfer to (and hope the credits…
  • May 21

    Cronly v. City of Tucson

    Cronly v. City of Tucson
    Women’s suffrage first came under the legal spotlight in the young Territory of Arizona in a court battle over an injunction against the City of Tucson creating a sewer system. The validity of a municipal referendum  that appeared…
Rank this Week: 2073

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • May 22

    HOW LONG CAN POLICE STOP MY CAR IN ILLINOIS?

    HOW LONG CAN POLICE STOP MY CAR IN ILLINOIS?
    There are no hard and fast rules about how much time police can take to perform a routine traffic stop. However, police may keep you no longer than necessary to accomplish the purpose of that stop. How long is necessary … Continue…
  • May 11

    BE POLITE TO YOUR OFFICER: COURTESY DURING A POLICE STOP

    BE POLITE TO YOUR OFFICER: COURTESY DURING A POLICE STOP
    Despite the bad apples you see in the news, the majority of police officers are decent people just trying to do a dangerous job the best way they can. Therefore, if you are stopped by police, you should treat them … Continue reading…
  • Apr 28

    SNIFFING AROUND YOUR CAR: DOG SNIFF SEARCHES IN ILLINOIS

    SNIFFING AROUND YOUR CAR: DOG SNIFF SEARCHES IN ILLINOIS
    Generally, you do not have the same privacy rights in a car that you would in your home. So while a trained narcotics dog may not sniff outside your apartment door, the dog may sniff around your car. Worse yet, … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 2082

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • May 22

    "Who Are Woman Sex Offenders and Why Are They Treated Like Men?"

    "Who Are Woman Sex Offenders and Why Are They Treated Like Men?"
    The title of this post is the headline of this intriguing piece posted at Dissedent Voice written by Sonia Van den Broek, who admits at the start of the piece how she became a female charged with a sex offense:...
  • May 22

    "Federal Sentencing Error as Loss of Chance"

    "Federal Sentencing Error as Loss of Chance"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new piece available via SSRN authored by Kate Huddleston. Here is the abstract: Federal courts have taken the wrong approach to discussing sentencing error. Circuit court opinions in…
  • May 22

    Two notable voices from the (far?) right calling again for drug war and sentencing reform

    Two notable voices from the (far?) right calling again for drug war and sentencing reform
    The two recent stories about recent comments by notable advocates reinforce my sense that more and more traditional (and not-so-traditional) conservative voices are feeling more and more confortable vocally criticizing the federal drug war…
Rank this Week: 2701

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • May 22

    Ohio's GOP Attorney General now talking up medical marijuana reform

    Ohio's GOP Attorney General now talking up medical marijuana reform
    As reported in this notable local article, headlined "Mike DeWine looks at drafting his own medical marijuana proposal," the various on-going efforts to bring marijuana reform to the ballot in the Buckeye State has finally convinced…
  • May 22

    "Senate panel votes to end VA ban on medical marijuana"

    "Senate panel votes to end VA ban on medical marijuana"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new piece reporting on a notable recent vote in the US Senate. Here are the basics from the start of the article: The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday advanced a $77.6 billion…
  • May 21

    Latest polling data in Colorado and Washington continue to show strong support for legalization

    Latest polling data in Colorado and Washington continue to show strong support for legalization
    As reported in this new Huffington Post piece, headlined "Pioneer Pot States Did The Right Thing, Polls Show," recent polling in the two states to lead the modern marijuana legalization movement indicates that three years of…
Rank this Week: 2100

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

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

    Car Crash Lawyer

    Car Crash Lawyer
    Have you been hurt in a car crash and you need a car crash lawyer in Maryland?  Contact the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, at (410) 288-2900 or email the office for immediate legal help. Maryland Car Crash Lawyer –…
  • May 15

    Revoked License

    Revoked License
    Driving while your privilege is revoked in Maryland is a “must appear” offense and requires an appearance in Court if charged.  Don’t go to Court alone, hire an attorney that has experience defending revoked license…
  • May 8

    Attorney in MD

    Attorney in MD
    Are you looking for an attorney in Md?  We can help you find an attorney in Maryland. But we need to know what kind of attorney in Md you need and what kind of legal matter do you have in Maryland? Attorney in Md – G. Randolph…
Rank this Week: 1899

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 22

    Cook County Woman Charged with Battery after Attacking Boyfriend in Public Restroom

    Cook County Woman Charged with Battery after Attacking Boyfriend in Public Restroom
    A Cook County woman was charged with domestic battery for allegedly slamming her boyfriend’s head into a public restroom following his refusal to have sex with her. She was also charged with illegal possession of prescription drugs…
  • May 20

    Forensic Podiatrists Examine Crime Scene Footprints to Identify a Suspect

    Forensic Podiatrists Examine Crime Scene Footprints to Identify a Suspect
    Often a criminal defense case will rely on the use of expert testimony. Whether it is DNA evidence, blood splatter, fingerprint or hair analysis, this evidence must be tested and interpreted, and the results relayed to the jury by an expert…
  • May 14

    The Use of Social Media in Chicago Criminal Case

    The Use of Social Media in Chicago Criminal Case
    Social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are changing more than just how we communicate with friends and family. It is changing the way law enforcement and criminal defense attorneys handle their cases as well. The Oak Brook…
Rank this Week: 1788

Collin County Criminal Lawyers…

Collin County Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Texas criminal law. By Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC.

http://www.collincountycriminallawyers.com/
  • May 22

    Recent Case Win: DWI 2ND-Not Guilty

    Recent Case Win: DWI 2ND-Not Guilty
    214-402-4364-Writ Bond Hotline bo@kalabuslaw.com www.rosenthalwadas.com www.kalabuslaw.com Office: 972-562-7549 Client was charged with a DWI 2nd.  Client was offered a breath test and refused.  The DPS Trooper did not secure a…
  • May 22

    Writ Bonds – Immediate Jail Release: 214-402-4364

    Writ Bonds – Immediate Jail Release: 214-402-4364
    214-402-4364-Writ Bond Hotline bo@kalabuslaw.com www.rosenthalwadas.com www.kalabuslaw.com Office: 972-562-7549 Need a Writ Bond? Need an Attorney Bond? If you have a friend or a loved one that has been arrested in McKinney, Plano, Frisco, or…
  • May 22

    What You Need to Know About No Refusal Weekend Collin/Dallas Counties this Memorial Day

    What You Need to Know About No Refusal Weekend Collin/Dallas Counties this Memorial Day
    214-402-4364-Writ Bond Hotline bo@kalabuslaw.com www.rosenthalwadas.com www.kalabuslaw.com Office: 972-562-7549 Take my advice: make the Ubur some money this holiday weekend.  Actually, anytime you are out drinking is a good time to call…
Rank this Week: 4679

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news-events-exonerations
  • May 22

    Your Brain, Race, and Criminal Justice

    Your Brain, Race, and Criminal Justice
    By Vanessa Meterko, Innocence Project research analyst The faces of the exonerated are predominantly black and brown. In fact, more than 70% of the 329 DNA exonerees nationwide are people of color.    Researchers have used…
  • May 21

    Center on Wrongful Convictions Requests Testing of New Evidence in Savory Case

    Center on Wrongful Convictions Requests Testing of New Evidence in Savory Case
    Northwestern University’s Center on Wrongful Convictions in Chicago filed a motion in Peoria County Court last week requesting advanced testing on DNA which they say proves the innocence of Johnnie Lee Savory in the double-murder for…
  • May 20

    Nebraska Legislature Votes in Favor of Repealing Death Penalty

    Nebraska Legislature Votes in Favor of Repealing Death Penalty
    Today the Nebraska Legislature voted 32-15 to repeal the death penalty. The vote is the first to pass in 36 years and is expected to be vetoed by Governor Pete Ricketts. In the coming week an override veto will likely take place, which will…
Rank this Week: 1285

Essex County NJ Criminal Attorney

Essex County NJ Criminal Attorney

Covers criminal and traffic offenses in New Jersey. By Todd Palumbo.

http://essexcountynjcriminalattorneys.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4042

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 22

    Suspected Carjackers Arrested in Detroit

    Suspected Carjackers Arrested in Detroit
    Recently, a group of carjackers was arrested by Detroit police. The group consisted of five individuals, four of the suspects teenagers. According to a news article at Mlive.com, the carjackers were arrested shortly after committing their…
  • May 21

    Maryland Court of Appeals Sends Convicted Murderer Adnan Syed’s Case Back to Lower Court

    Maryland Court of Appeals Sends Convicted Murderer Adnan Syed’s Case Back to Lower Court
    According to a CNN new article published on May 19, Adnan Syed, convicted of killing ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee in 2000, may now get a big break after the Maryland Court of Appeals agreed to send his case back to lower court. Syed’s case…
  • May 19

    Ongoing Narcotics Investigation in Kansas Leads to Arrests of Two Women

    Ongoing Narcotics Investigation in Kansas Leads to Arrests of Two Women
    In recent weeks, authorities have made more than 35 arrests related to narcotic drugs in the Fort Scott, Kansas area and throughout Bourbon County, according to a recent news article at The Fort Scott Tribune. Over the weekend, two women were…
Rank this Week: 3229

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1752

New Jersey Criminal & Collections…

New Jersey Criminal & Collections Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James S. Friedman, LLC.

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2041

Newark Traffic Ticket Lawyer Blog

Newark Traffic Ticket Lawyer Blog

By The Law Offices of Todd Palumbo.

http://www.newarktrafficticketlawyerblog.com/
  • May 22

    Penn Station Newark Disorderly Conduct Charge

    Penn Station Newark Disorderly Conduct Charge
    Penn Station Newark is a frequent location where police issue disorderly conduct charges in violation of NJSA 2C:33-2
  • Mar 11

    Fighting a Possession of Marijuana Charge in New Jersey

    Fighting a Possession of Marijuana Charge in New Jersey
    Fighting Tough Cases – Marijuana Possession No matter how bad you think your case is, the prosecution has to prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt, and its evidence cannot be the result of a violation of your constitutional rights.…
  • Apr 23

    Disorderly Conduct and Obtruction Charges Thrown out Following Motion Argument

    Disorderly Conduct and Obtruction Charges Thrown out Following Motion Argument
    I represented a client who was charged with violations of NJSA 2C:29-1 and NJSA 2C:33-2. The incident was alleged to occur on the Newark Penn Station train platform while my client was waiting for a train. According to the police and a…
Rank this Week: 4802

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1957

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law…

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, drug charges, drunk driving, misdemeanors and white collar crimes. By the Law Office of Joshua S. Guillory.

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

    Is getting a DWI a big deal?

    Is getting a DWI a big deal?
    If you have been charged with a DWI in Louisiana, you may be wondering if it is even a big deal. After all, you probably know of several people who have been charged with drunk driving. The truth is that...
  • May 15

    Louisiana lawmakers consider easing up on marijuana penalitie

    Louisiana lawmakers consider easing up on marijuana penalitie
    Louisiana is the latest state to consider taking a more relaxed approach to certain marijuana charges. A bill has cleared the House and next goes to the Senate that would reduce the maximum sentence for second-offense marijuana possession to…
  • May 6

    When a police officer infringes on a suspect’s right

    When a police officer infringes on a suspect’s right
    Police have broad power to enforce the law, but they have to do so within the limits created by the Constitution and other civil rights laws. There have been many stories in the news recently about police officers who appear...
Rank this Week: 3497

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

Covers public criminal justice and defense. By Luftman, Heck & Associates LLP.

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

    Minor Misdemeanor Moving Violation Dismissed

    Minor Misdemeanor Moving Violation Dismissed
    Columbus criminal defense attorneys were recently contacted by a man in his 40s arrested and charged with a Minor Misdemeanor Moving Violation, which if convicted of the charge carries with it a point on the driving record of the client. Our…
  • May 21

    Warrant for Arrest in 3yo 1st Degree Misdemeanor Theft Case, Dismissed

    Warrant for Arrest in 3yo 1st Degree Misdemeanor Theft Case, Dismissed
    Columbus criminal defense attorneys were recently contacted by a man in his 20s arrested and charged with 1st Degree Misdemeanor Theft. This is a serious charge and carries with it a sentence of up to six months in jail, $1,000 fine and…
  • May 20

    How Does Expungement and Record Sealing in Ohio Work?

    How Does Expungement and Record Sealing in Ohio Work?
    If you have been accused of a crime or convicted of a minor offense in Ohio, you can still suffer unduly harsh repercussions for having a criminal record for years afterwards. That’s why the processes of expungement and record sealing…
Rank this Week: 2251

White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

Tracks developments in notable white collar and securities enforcement actions. By Brune & Richard LLP.

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
  • May 22

    Hoskins FCPA Trial Pushed Back Until November Despite Government’s Objection

    Hoskins FCPA Trial Pushed Back Until November Despite Government’s Objection
    Judge Janet Bond Arterton has granted a continuance in the prosecution of Lawrence Hoskins, the former Alstom executive who allegedly violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in an effort to win business for a Connecticut-based…
  • May 20

    Laurie Bebo and the SEC Press Arguments Before the Seventh Circuit

    Laurie Bebo and the SEC Press Arguments Before the Seventh Circuit
    Laurie Bebo has asked the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate her action against the Securities and Exchange Commission. Bebo, the former CEO of Assisted Living Concepts who was charged administratively by the SEC, filed suit…
  • May 8

    Prosecutors Move to Stop Hoskins From Arguing that Lack of Agency Defeats FCPA Claim

    Prosecutors Move to Stop Hoskins From Arguing that Lack of Agency Defeats FCPA Claim
    With trial scheduled to start in early June – despite a pending defense motion for a six-month delay – the government filed motions  this week in its case against Lawrence Hoskins to prohibit Hoskins from making certain…
Rank this Week: 1724

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • May 22

    White House Opposes Bill Giving Small Businesses Greater Voice in CFPB Rulemaking

    White House Opposes Bill Giving Small Businesses Greater Voice in CFPB Rulemaking
    Last month, the White House informed Congress that it opposes a bill passed by the House of Representatives designed to give small businesses a larger role in developing Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rules and regulations.…
  • May 21

    CFPB Enforcement Action Appeals: Quick Resolution with Unchecked Discretion

    CFPB Enforcement Action Appeals: Quick Resolution with Unchecked Discretion
    On March 9, 2015, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray presided over oral argument in the first appeal hearing of an administrative enforcement action.   The appeal involves two companies that…
  • May 20

    The Department of Justice Hammers Away at Corporate Cooperation

    The Department of Justice Hammers Away at Corporate Cooperation
    For at least the second time in recent weeks, the Justice Department’s criminal division chief delivered lengthy public remarks on what the department expects from companies choosing to cooperate with federal investigators. In a speech…
Rank this Week: 2091

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    The OnStar GPS Tracking Service, the iPads and Harassment

    The OnStar GPS Tracking Service, the iPads and Harassment
    This post examines an opinion from the Court of Appeals of Minnesota:  Boggs v. Boggs, 2015 WL 1961179 (2015).  As the caption suggests, the case involves spouses who were in the process of divorcing when the events that produced…
  • May 20

    The Facebook Posts, Cyberstalking and "Substantial Emotional Distress"

    The Facebook Posts, Cyberstalking and "Substantial Emotional Distress"
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Florida Court of Appeals that involves domestic violence and “cyberstalking.”  Horowitz v. Horowitz, 2015 WL 1443223 (District Court of Appeals of Florida – Second District…
  • May 18

    Divorce, the Summons and Facebook

    Divorce, the Summons and Facebook
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Supreme Court, New York County, New York that analyzes an issue involving divorce procedure.  Baidoo v. Blood-Dzraku, 2015 WL 1486978 (2015).  The issue involves the process of…
Rank this Week: 2220

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • May 22

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    The big news at the General Assembly this week was the introduction of the House budget bill. Recent projections of a budget surplus contributed to a proposal to spend about 6% more than last year, including millions more for the courts and a…
  • May 21

    When the Trial Court Has the Last Word

    When the Trial Court Has the Last Word
    Litigants sometimes are surprised by circumstances in which a trial court’s ruling in a case is not capable of review on appeal. The court of appeals recognized one such situation earlier this week in State v. Kiselev, ___ N.C. App. ___…
  • May 20

    Disposing of a Defendant’s Guns after a Felony Conviction

    Disposing of a Defendant’s Guns after a Felony Conviction
    On Monday, the United States Supreme Court unanimously decided a case about the disposition of a defendant’s guns after the defendant has been convicted of a felony. The case is Henderson v. United States. This post discusses the case…
Rank this Week: 3407

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

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

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

    Can You Get a DWI the Morning After Drinking?

    Can You Get a DWI the Morning After Drinking?
    Everyone is aware of the dangers of drinking and driving. Instead of endangering their own lives and the lives of others by getting behind the wheel, responsible individuals who have consumed alcohol make the smart decision of riding home…
  • May 19

    Physical Control and Minnesota DWI Law

    Physical Control and Minnesota DWI Law
    At first glance, the terms “driving under the influence,” “driving while impaired,” or “driving while intoxicated” simply means that a driver actually needs to be driving a motor vehicle in order to be…
  • May 14

    Is Biking While Impaired Illegal in Minnesota?

    Is Biking While Impaired Illegal in Minnesota?
    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of Americans traveling by bicycle has increased by a whopping 43 percent since 2000. With so many people using the two-wheeled mode of transportation to get from one place to another, it can be…
Rank this Week: 1968

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • May 22

    Reframing (and Reclaiming) Pregnancy and Abortion

    Reframing (and Reclaiming) Pregnancy and Abortion
    Khiara Bridges, When Pregnancy is an Injury: Rape, Law, and Culture, 65 Stan. L. Rev. 457 (2013).Melissa MurrayIn recent years, anti-abortion advocates have argued that abortion harms not only a developing fetus, it also harms the woman who…
  • May 20

    Higher Education’s Brands in Cyberspace

    Higher Education’s Brands in Cyberspace
    Jacob H. Rooksby, Defining Domain: Higher Education’s Battles for Cyberspace, 80 Brooklyn L. Rev. __ (forthcoming, 2015), available at SSRN.Michael CarrollProfessor Rooksby studies the way in which higher education institutions…
  • May 19

    Law, Neuroscience and Neuroethic

    Law, Neuroscience and Neuroethic
    Jens Clausen and Neil Levy (eds.), Handbook of Neuroethics (2015).Dennis PattersonThe relationship between the mind and the brain is a topic of immense philosophical, scientific, and popular interest.1 The diverse but…
Rank this Week: 4520

New York City Criminal Blawg

New York City Criminal Blawg

By Arkady Bukh.

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

    America and Nazi Criminal

    America and Nazi Criminal
    When the  song, “Fly Me to the Moon,” was popularized by Frank Sinatra in 1964, it quickly became closely associated with America’s Apollo moon landings and became the first music ever heard on the moon when astronaut…
  • Jul 4

    The Black Box

    The Black Box
    Today every newer car has a manufacturer “black box” installed in the vehicle which a driver/owner has no control over. It is pretty much impossible for the owner to remove. Warning lights come on in the vehicle to let the owner…
  • Sep 5

    Brooklyn Brothers Receive No Jail Time for Bullying Sex Abuse Victim's Boyfriend

    Brooklyn Brothers Receive No Jail Time for Bullying Sex Abuse Victim's Boyfriend
    Brooklyn Brothers Receive No Jail Time for Bullying Sex Abuse Victim's Boyfriend Three Brooklyn brothers, Jacob, Joseph and Hertzka Berger admitted that they tried to bully a restaurant owner, Hershey Deutsch last year, by ripping the kosher…
Rank this Week: 3341

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • May 21

    Das Pyramidenspiel eines Staatsanwalt

    Das Pyramidenspiel eines Staatsanwalt
    Der Brandenburger „Maskenmann“-Fall, einem spektakulären Prozess um zwei Überfälle auf eine Berliner Unternehmerfamilie 2011 und die Entführung eines Unternehmers im Jahr 2012 vor dem Landgericht Frankfurt/Oder…
  • May 17

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 110

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 110
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
  • May 15

    Kinderschutzbund räumt sexuellen Missbrauch ein

    Kinderschutzbund räumt sexuellen Missbrauch ein
    Der Deutsche Kinderschutzbund (DKSB) – zur Erinnerung: das waren die, die eine Geldzahlung von Edathy abgelehnt haben und dafür bundesweit gefeiert wurden – musste nun einräumen, dass es in der 80er Jahren mehrere…
Rank this Week: 2501

Cortez Law Blog

Cortez Law Blog

Blogging on criminal law news and cases.

http://cortezlawblog.com
  • May 21

    Attorney Correspondence

    Attorney Correspondence
    Henry Alford wrote an excellent article in the New York Times last week called “The Tyranny of Constant Contact.” It’s a must read on the social etiquette involved in being on  social media (i.e., checking Facebook,…
  • May 12

    BEXAR COUNTY PRE-TRIAL DIVERSION

    BEXAR COUNTY PRE-TRIAL DIVERSION
    The Bexar County District Attorney, Nico Lahood, announced that his office will begin offering pre-trial diversion for all misdemeanor offenses except for DWI and Family Violence cases. Click here for the story published by KSAT 12 news. The…
  • Apr 16

    CRIMINAL-JUSTICE DEBT

    CRIMINAL-JUSTICE DEBT
    Failure to pay criminal-justice debt causes many defendants to have their driver’s licenses suspended according to a recent NY Times (NYT) article. Whether your driver’s license gets suspended for criminal-justice debt will depend…
Rank this Week: 1873

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Covers Mississippi criminal and personal injury law. By Coxwell & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • May 21

    Robbery Arrest in Jackson

    Robbery Arrest in Jackson
    On Tuesday, a woman was arrested in connection with a robbery at the Regional Bank at 1455 Jacksonian Plaza. According to WJTV News Channel 12, 40-year-old Latina M. Younger was arrested and charged with bank robbery. She allegedly used a…
  • May 21

    Fatal Crash on I-20

    Fatal Crash on I-20
    Early Thursday morning, there was a fatal crash on I-20. According to WJTV News Channel 12, the incident happened near the Bolton exit. At this time, very few details have been released about the wreck, but we do know that 68-year-old Richard…
  • May 14

    Pedestrian Injured by Semi Truck

    Pedestrian Injured by Semi Truck
    Over the weekend, a pedestrian was struck and seriously injured by a semi truck in Jackson. According to WJTV News Channel 12, the incident happened sometime around 3:00 p.m., near the intersection of Gallatin and West Streets. At this time,…
Rank this Week: 3137

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

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

    Rodney Porter, Hobbs Investigator, Great Taste In Music

    Rodney Porter, Hobbs Investigator, Great Taste In Music
    So I finally got the belt tapes of a Rodney Porter investigation.Rodney and I disagree on the outcome of cases, but I like Rodney because he's old school, and for all his faults he isn't a bullshitter, and he looks you in the eye when he…
  • May 21

    Mistrial In Clovis; Stover Calls Wrong Pathologist to Stand

    Mistrial In Clovis; Stover Calls Wrong Pathologist to Stand
    Brian Stover, ex-Hobbs prosecutor, with a somewhat checkered past, who found a landing sport in Clovis called the wrong pathologist to the stand in a murder trial in Clovis and the judge called:"Mistrial."Oh, the cost, the priceThe price of…
  • May 20

    Hobbs Chief of Police

    Hobbs Chief of Police
    You are picking up the tab every day for the DA's office from not having an investigator.Every day.Your budget is dwindling.  And a budget is a zero sum game.Ask your frontline officers: How much time do you spend in magistrate court…
Rank this Week: 1666

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: 4079

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, DWI, and police misconduct. By Christian Souza.

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

    Dog Fighting Case

    Dog Fighting Case
    Sufficiency of the evidence issues have been demonstrated in recent years in dogfighting or engaging in organized crime/dogfighting cases out of Texas Courts of Appeals, including the Fifth Court of Appeals at Dallas, the Eleventh Court of…
  • May 14

    Right to a Public Trial

    Right to a Public Trial
    Last fall the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in Austin, the highest Court for criminal cases in Texas,  re-visited questions about the defendant’s right to a public trial.  The appeal was from a smaller…
  • Jan 7

    CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG FREE ZONE FINDINGS

    CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG FREE ZONE FINDINGS
    Drug free zone findings are common in the drug court in Dallas County, and the Dallas Court of Appeals has not been sympathetic to defendants in this area, even though the law can be less than clear. The findings are sought by the Dallas…
Rank this Week: 3138

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • May 21

    Relief for Drivers Facing Lifetime Revocation Passes House and Senate

    Relief for Drivers Facing Lifetime Revocation Passes House and Senate
    Today, we are pleased to announce that HB1446 passed both the Illinois House and Senate and will now be sent to the Governor for signature. We have worked hard on this issue for the last four years. This law will allow drivers who have…
  • May 21

    Potential Changes in Illinois DUI & Cannabis Law

    Potential Changes in Illinois DUI & Cannabis Law
    Pending legislation could change DUI and cannabis laws throughout the state of Illinois. HB 218 would decriminalize the possession of 15 grams or less of marijuana. While decriminalization prohibits any criminal penalties for the offense, the…
  • May 15

    DUI Checkpoints Mostly Ineffective for DUI Arrest

    DUI Checkpoints Mostly Ineffective for DUI Arrest
    A Chicago Tribune investigation revealed that federally backed DUI patrols and sobriety checkpoints in Illinois usually result in ticketing drivers for minor infractions rather than drunk driving. Of the 270,000 citations issued across the…
Rank this Week: 4853

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • May 21

    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave?

    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave?
    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & […] Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave? is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How…
  • May 20

    Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You

    Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You
    Here’s the scenario.  Your child comes home after a wee […] Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Parental Alienation:…
  • May 20

    Minick Law at Childrens Day Festival in Hendersonville, NC

    Minick Law at Childrens Day Festival in Hendersonville, NC
    On April 27th, 2015, Minick Law’s Hispanic Outreach Dir […] Minick Law at Childrens Day Festival in Hendersonville, NC is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Minick Law at Childrens Day Festival in Hendersonville, NC appeared…
Rank this Week: 1954

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: 1495

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
  • May 21

    Forgiveness for Marriage Fraud? Maybe!

    Forgiveness for Marriage Fraud? Maybe!
    BIA Decision Allows 237(a)(1)(H) Waivers for Adjustees On May 18, 2015 the Board of Immigration Appeals issued a precedential decision in Matter of Agour, 26 I & N Dec. 655 (BIA 2015) confirming that the old waiver under INA…
  • Apr 18

    New Office Opening on April 20th, 2015

    New Office Opening on April 20th, 2015
    The HMA Law Firm is proud to announce the opening of our new office located in Tysons Corner, VA! Our new location will officially open on April 20th, 2015. We look forward to serving our clients in our new location. [...]
  • Apr 16

    Fiscal Year 2016 H-1B Cap Filled

    Fiscal Year 2016 H-1B Cap Filled
    United States Citizenship & Immigration Services announced on April 13th, 2015 that the H-1B Cap for 2015 had received more than 233,00 petitions for H-1B Specialty Occupation Worker visas as of the the initial filing allowance date of…
Rank this Week: 4876

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Maryland DUI defense issues, including breathalyzer tests, DUI checkpoints and blood-alcohol content. By Price Benowitz, LLP.

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

    San Jose Man Arrested For DUI After Urinating on Median, Hitting Police Car During Escape in Van

    San Jose Man Arrested For DUI After Urinating on Median, Hitting Police Car During Escape in Van
    A San Jose resident has been arrested on suspicion of DUI after urinating on a median and then driving away in a minivan. According to reports the man, 37-year-old Yrineo Pantoja, then refused to stop for police eventually clipping one of the…
  • May 20

    Elementary School Assistant in Tennessee Drives Students, Charged For DUI

    Elementary School Assistant in Tennessee Drives Students, Charged For DUI
    An administrative assistant at an elementary school in Tennessee is being charged for DUI after allegedly driving 14 students to a party while under the influence. Toni Gioioso, who worked at the school for 16 years, was observed driving…
  • May 19

    MD Man Indicted for Negligent Homicide for DUI Crash

    MD Man Indicted for Negligent Homicide for DUI Crash
    Following a five month investigation by Maryland police, a man has been indicted for negligent homicide for a fatal single vehicle crash that killed one and injured three more. Karl Tomanek, is being charged with DUI and negligent homicide…
Rank this Week: 4831

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2987

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • May 21

    OUI Penalties Get Exponentially Worse When There's a Fatal Accident

    OUI Penalties Get Exponentially Worse When There's a Fatal Accident
    If you've been keeping up to date with this blog, you're learning a lot about the penalties that you could face if you drink and get behind the wheel. You've seen that first and second convictions for operating under the influence (OUI) are…
  • May 20

    The Hidden Repercussions of a Criminal Conviction

    The Hidden Repercussions of a Criminal Conviction
    Several recent blog posts have detailed the ins and outs, as well as the problems with, the expungement process in Maine, which deals with your criminal history, and who can see it. Additionally, other blog posts on this site have alluded to…
  • May 19

    The Science of Breathalyzers, and Why You May Want to Refuse to Take One

    The Science of Breathalyzers, and Why You May Want to Refuse to Take One
    We're all familiar with the basic premise that while it's not illegal to drink and drive, perhaps it's just not a good idea. You're probably familiar with the fact that alcohol can have a negative impact on your basic motor skills, affecting…
Rank this Week: 4955

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • May 21

    Fighting Virginia Radar Based on Odometer

    Fighting Virginia Radar Based on Odometer
    I’ve had people ask me this question and I don’t know where it’s coming from, but it simply is not relevant in Virginia. Let’s take a look at what defense options you DO have. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2015.…
  • May 11

    Will You Get Arrested if You Refuse the Roadside Breath Test?

    Will You Get Arrested if You Refuse the Roadside Breath Test?
    It’s possible. But the only way the preliminary breath test can help you is if you blow below a .08. As you’ll recall, the roadside breath test (or “preliminary breath test”) is the test that the officer offers you on…
  • May 7

    What is the Virginia Marijuana First Offender Program?

    What is the Virginia Marijuana First Offender Program?
    If you’re charged with possession of marijuana in Virginia, and this is the first time you’ve been through this situation you may be eligible for what we would call the first offender program.   This program is enabled by…
Rank this Week: 1487

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/
  • May 21

    A Question Can Be A Felony

    A Question Can Be A Felony
    Lawyers fight about words.  And, even if we agree on the words used, we often disagree about the legal consequences of those words.  Today’s case is an example of just such a dispute.  In Tulier v. State, the defendant…
  • May 5

    Possession of Oxycodone Gets Overturned Based Upon the Prescription Defense

    Possession of Oxycodone Gets Overturned Based Upon the Prescription Defense
    There are more prescription drug arrests than ever before--primarily involving possession of oxycodone or hydrocodone. No, I don't have stats to back that up, but you can just hear me now and believe me later. While there are many…
  • May 5

    Possession of Oxycodone Gets Overturned Based Upon the Prescription Defense

    Possession of Oxycodone Gets Overturned Based Upon the Prescription Defense
    There are more prescription drug arrests than ever before–primarily involving possession of oxycodone or hydrocodone. No, I don’t have stats to back that up, but you can just hear me now and believe me later. While there are many…
Rank this Week: 4690

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers California criminal law topics, including DUI, search and seizure, white collar crimes and sex crimes. By Sean F. Leslie.

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

    California’s Minor in Possession of Alcohol Law

    California’s Minor in Possession of Alcohol Law
    California’s law penalizing minors in possession of alcohol aims to discourage those under 21 from illegally consuming alcoholic beverages. Minors can be charged with this offense if they consume alcoholic beverages, purchase alcoholic…
  • May 8

    Clean Up Your Criminal Record: The Process of Expungement in California

    Clean Up Your Criminal Record: The Process of Expungement in California
    Past convictions can be expunged to help you better your future. Often, a criminal record can be a barrier to certain schooling, obtaining licenses, and certain employment. Sean F. Leslie, Attorney at Law can help expunge your criminal…
  • Apr 30

    California’s Three Strikes Law: What you Need to Know

    California’s Three Strikes Law: What you Need to Know
    California’s Three Strikes sentencing law was enacted in 1994. The law enacted a life sentence for essentially any offense, even an extremely minor one, if the offender has two previous convictions for “serious” or…
Rank this Week: 3992

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Covers Colorado Springs criminal defense, injury, and accident news.

http://www.coloradospringsattorneys.org/blog/
  • May 21

    Insurance Adjuster

    Insurance Adjuster
    Insurance adjusters are the people at the insurance company who handle your accident and injury claim. They review all the medical information, police reports, pictures, lost wage information and medical billing. They also work with your…
  • May 20

    Lawsuit Against Army for Mislabeled Rifle Cartridge

    Lawsuit Against Army for Mislabeled Rifle Cartridge
    Two Cleveland firefighters have filed suit against the Army after they were injured in an honor guard ceremony for a veteran’s funeral. According to the lawsuit, the Army mixed up grenade-launching cartridges for blanks. When the…
  • May 7

    Sentencing Held in DUI Death Case

    Sentencing Held in DUI Death Case
    In February, 57-year-old Colorado resident Robin Vesser pled guilty to causing the death of 24-year-old Ashley Bradberry. Ms. Vesser was five times the legal limit for blood alcohol when she ran a red light and killed Ms. Bradberry. Last…
Rank this Week: 1698

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 21

    Class action challenges alleged police quota system, non-PC criminal summonse

    Class action challenges alleged police quota system, non-PC criminal summonse
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can I be arrested without evidence against me?”   Five years after he was issued two criminal summonses by a New York City police officer for alleged…
  • May 19

    Life imitates art in Big Lebowski-esque wrong-car smashup

    Life imitates art in Big Lebowski-esque wrong-car smashup
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC responds to “The person that called the police doesn’t want to press charges, can I still be prosecuted?”   A twenty-two-year old Florida man brought a scene from Joel and…
  • May 14

    Visiting child’s school will now necessitate fingerprinting, criminal background check

    Visiting child’s school will now necessitate fingerprinting, criminal background check
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers: A past conviction is keeping me from finding work what can I do?   The mother of a Pennsylvania third grader has learned, in an indirect way, the ages-old axiom that “good facts make bad…
Rank this Week: 2724

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

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

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

    Limiting the "Private Search Doctrine" for Computer

    Limiting the "Private Search Doctrine" for Computer
    Yesterday, the Sixth Circuit reigned in the "private search doctrine" as applied to computer searches. United States v. Lichtenberger, No. 14-3540. According to Orin Kerr at The Volokh Conspiracy, the opinion creates a circuit split and…
  • May 6

    The Right to Parent and Restrictions on Associating with Minor

    The Right to Parent and Restrictions on Associating with Minor
    In United States v. Widmer, No. 13-6283, the Sixth Circuit considered special conditions of supervised release that prevent a defendant from associating with minors without first receiving written permission from his or her probation officer.…
  • Apr 29

    Cell Phone Search Warrant

    Cell Phone Search Warrant
    The Sixth Circuit agreed this week to publish United States v. Bass, No. 14-1387, originally issued as an unpublished decision. In the decision, the court affirms the denial of a motion to suppress a cell phone search. The government…
Rank this Week: 940