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The Defense Perspective

The Defense Perspective

A chronicle of criminal defense practice for the client. By Stephen Gustitis.

http://texascriminaldefenselawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 5

    The Only Thing Constant Is Change

    The Only Thing Constant Is Change
    The only thing we can count on is change. Hopefully, the changes life brings our way make us stronger, wiser, and more empathetic to our fellow life travelers.Since January 2013 I've relocated my Criminal Defense Blog. The Gustitis Law Blog…
  • Dec 4

    The Lawyer Who Knows the Facts Best

    The Lawyer Who Knows the Facts Best
    On December 31, 2012 Brazos County will say goodbye to Bill Turner, probably the best Texas elected prosecutor ever. Turner choose not to run for office this year and retire after more than 28 years of government service to the citizens of…
  • Nov 27

    Lawyers Who Win Cases Should Exercise Their Right to Remain Silent

    Lawyers Who Win Cases Should Exercise Their Right to Remain Silent
    This week, news agencies reported certain computer evidence was overlooked by the prosecution in the Casey Anthony murder investigation and subsequent criminal trial prosecution. The overlooked evidence included Google search logs for…
Rank this Week: 437

Gabriel Dorman Blog

Gabriel Dorman Blog

Covers criminal laws and cases.

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

    Huntington Beach DUI Lawyer Defense

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

    Driver Arrested In Fatal Drug DUI

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

    Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Case Result

    Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Case Result
    Los Angeles Superior Court – El Monte Courthouse CHARGE: 1st DUI with enhancement for refusing to submit to a chemical test. FACTS: Client was arrested for a DUI after getting involved in a traffic collision. Client did not speak or…
Rank this Week: 614

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Published By The Chahine Law Firm

http://www.losangelesduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 12

    Los Angles Man Gets Prison Term, Leniency Based On Past History Of Good Behavior

    Los Angles Man Gets Prison Term, Leniency Based On Past History Of Good Behavior
    News reports that a 21-year-old Los Angeles man pleaded guilty to a San Diego felony DUI accident that killed a woman. The man was sentenced to four years and four months in prison as the result of the drunk driving accident.
  • Aug 9

    Suspected Drunk Driver Leads Los Angeles Police On High-Speed Chase

    Suspected Drunk Driver Leads Los Angeles Police On High-Speed Chase
    According to the Los Angeles Daily Breeze, a suspected drunk driver led Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers on a high-speed chase through downtown Los Angeles before crashing into several cars and running into a fire hydrant. The…
  • Aug 6

    Convicted Drunk Driver Charged In New Fatal DUI Accident

    Convicted Drunk Driver Charged In New Fatal DUI Accident
    The Los Angeles/LAX Daily Breeze reports that a previously convicted drunk driver is now being held on charges of allegedly causing a fatal DUI crash in Orange County. Yannis Ismael Galanis was arrested for felony gross vehicular…
Rank this Week: 689

Woman of the Law

Woman of the Law

By a public defender.

http://womanofthelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 6

    Big day at the Supreme Court today

    Big day at the Supreme Court today
    two hot button cases - can defendants sue when prosecutors intentionally hide evidence for the purpose of securing a conviction against an innocent man?
  • Sep 26

    can't do a love song like the way it's meant to be

    can't do a love song like the way it's meant to be
    I took a long break, but I think I'm interested in dating again. Only, I'm not really interested in dating itself. I have a renewed interest in just going about my life merrily and bam! meeting the love of my life in some wonderful…
  • Aug 19

    omeday

    omeday
    i'll talk to that guy who wheels around that upright bass in the soft case, listening to his iPod.  I want to know where he's coming from and what he does, whether the bass is his living or his love, or both, and how.
Rank this Week: 361

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals…

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals blog

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

http://www.txccablog.com/
  • Jun 2

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

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

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

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

    Case Summary - Douglas Michael Hubert v. State

    Case Summary - Douglas Michael Hubert v. State
    Douglas Hubert was on parole and living with his grandfather when his grandfather called Hubert's parole officer to report that Hubert had violated numerous conditions of his parole, including possessing a firearm. Hubert's parole officer…
Rank this Week: 490

prPROpinion

prPROpinion

Legal news and commentary with a focus on criminal law from Richard Lavinthal.

http://www.prpropinion.com/
  • Sep 2

    NJ College Alcohol Hazing Death Charges Dismissed; Reputations Can't Be Restored As Easily

    NJ College Alcohol Hazing Death Charges Dismissed; Reputations Can't Be Restored As Easily
    An Aug. 3, 2007 indictment on aggravated hazing charges instantly branded two Rider University administrators as criminal facilitators in connection with the alcohol-poisoning death of a fraternity pledge. The news appeared across the U.S.…
  • Jul 10

    ABC News, Philadelphia Inquirer, KYW AM and the "Fort Dix Six"

    ABC News, Philadelphia Inquirer, KYW AM and the "Fort Dix Six"
    When the Philadelphia Inquirer needed legal communications perspective on the groundbreaking decision by the Hon. Robert B. Kugler to make all the evidence in the "Fort Dix Six" trial available in realtime it called me for comment.The…
  • Jun 4

    Stu Rabner Is No Gambler And The NJ Supreme Court Win

    Stu Rabner Is No Gambler And The NJ Supreme Court Win
    Most newspaper readers are unaware that reporters don't write their headlines. But that's no excuse for the the desk person at the Times of Trenton who wrote, "Prosecutor who dreamed of judgeship hits jackpot," for the Sunday feature Josh…
Rank this Week: 520

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 26

    Third Offense DUI in Michigan (Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County)

    Third Offense DUI in Michigan (Wayne, Oakland and Macomb County)
    Amongst the realities that hit home like nothing else when you're facing a 3rd offense DUI charge is the realization that it's a felony, and that alone can stop some career paths dead in their tracks, while completely derailing other...
  • Dec 19

    Clearing a Michigan hold on your Driving Record to get a License in Another State

    Clearing a Michigan hold on your Driving Record to get a License in Another State
    A Michigan Secretary of State hold on your driver's license prevents you from getting a license in another state. This simple fact derails a lot of plans, and frustrates a lot of former Michiganders. A huge part of my practice...
  • Dec 5

    Driver's License Restoration Guaranteed Win

    Driver's License Restoration Guaranteed Win
    For all of the information I put out about the Michigan driver's license restoration and clearance process, it is important for me to periodically remind the reader that I provide a guaranteed win for every case I take. The catch...
Rank this Week: 4020

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
Rank this Week: 1929

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 2060

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 21

    NFL WEEK 16 2014.

    NFL WEEK 16 2014.
    Perfection.  "The quality or state of being perfect. Freedom from fault or defect." Today, Dustin Tischler stands alone at the precipice of perfection. A perfect season. Sixteen picks in the survivor pool, sixteen correct…
  • Dec 20

    KARMA KRAMER

    KARMA KRAMER
    Many years ago we were retained to represent a troubled man; he was a professional in his late twenties and had some issues with his recovery. He had some personal issues which made him vulnerable to manipulation, and in fact he fell into a…
  • Dec 18

    BRINGING HOME THE BACON

    BRINGING HOME THE BACON
    Over on the South Florida Lawyers Blog,  ("Summary judgment is fun and interesting!" ) they are covering Judge Shephard's massive smack down of Judge David Miller in this opening paragraph of the  opinion on a writ of…
Rank this Week: 2295

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Dec 20

    Pay or Fight Your Traffic Ticket in Vegas?

    Pay or Fight Your Traffic Ticket in Vegas?
    A Routine Traffic Violation or Not? How extremely lucky do you feel when you’re driving down the road, you see a police car in your rear view mirror and then it goes right by? Americans drive more vehicles more often during the day than…
  • Dec 18

    Marijuana in Las Vega

    Marijuana in Las Vega
    Marijuana has been Grown for 5,000 years. How is Nevada Affected? Marijuana is a controversial topic right now, both with the legalization of medical marijuana and the legalization of pot. Thirty-two states and Washington, D.C. have passed…
  • Dec 16

    Gun Laws and Rights in Las Vega

    Gun Laws and Rights in Las Vega
    The second Amendment states very clearly in the Constitution of the United States that a citizen has the right to own a firearm for protection. There is much controversy in the news because of recent cases where officers have shot teens, and…
Rank this Week: 3719

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Dec 20

    Elfs Can’t Drink and Drive Either

    Elfs Can’t Drink and Drive Either
    You can’t make this stuff up. Apparently a guy dressed up as an “Elf on the Shelf” and got behind the wheel after drinking. It sounds like he was sleeping it off in the parking lot when the police saw him and arrested him.…
  • Dec 18

    What is the Cost for Virginia Reckless Driving?

    What is the Cost for Virginia Reckless Driving?
    There are so many factors to consider in a reckless driving case. Not only do you have court costs and lawyer fees, but you could see a spike in your insurance rates. That’s why you should contact me today what see what options you…
  • Dec 17

    Fight Virginia DUI Refusal on Private Property

    Fight Virginia DUI Refusal on Private Property
    Were you charged with refusing a breath test after being arrested on private property? Contact me today to discuss if you can beat the charge. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags:…
Rank this Week: 1291

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Dec 20

    Maine Multiple OUI

    Maine Multiple OUI
    If you are facing a charge of your fourth or more OUI, also known as Multiple OUIs in Maine, you need to be aware of the impacts to your lifestyle and you will be facing jail time.   Multiple OUIs in Maine covers the fourth or more…
  • Dec 10

    Will I go to jail if I am I facing a DUI?

    Will I go to jail if I am I facing a DUI?
    Most often, the single greatest concern a potential client asks about is will I go to jail if I am facing a DUI? This is very understandable. A charge of OUI in Maine can happen to anyone, and no one wants to go to jail. If someone with no…
  • Dec 5

    What should I do if I am asked to take a breath test in Maine?

    What should I do if I am asked to take a breath test in Maine?
    The question whether you should take an alcohol breath test if suspected of OUI does not always have a black-and-white answer. There are Implied Consent Laws in Maine that make a person obligated, by statute, to submit to an alcohol breath…
Rank this Week: 1573

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Richard Landes.

http://www.jaxfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 20

    How is ‘actual loss’ calculated in a fraud case in federal court?

    How is ‘actual loss’ calculated in a fraud case in federal court?
    Answer: One would think that in a case involving the theft of money or a financial fraud, the ‘actual loss’ would be the amount of money taken or stolen, right?  It’s not.  ‘Actual loss’ is a term of…
  • Dec 11

    What is willful blindness?

    What is willful blindness?
    Answer: Willful blindness is a concept in federal law that says you cannot make yourself willfully blind, that is, ignore, an obviously illegal situation you are involved in.  And if you do, you do so at your peril.  Consider the…
  • Dec 1

    Can I be held after I serve my sentence for a sex crime?

    Can I be held after I serve my sentence for a sex crime?
    Answer: Yes, you can, under Florida’s harsh civil commitment laws.  Those convicted of sex offenses are often detained indefinitely for crimes they  haven’t yet committed.  After serving their sentences, they are…
Rank this Week: 2051

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 20

    RECENT EROSION OF FOURTH AMENDMENT RIGHTS MAY IMPACT OHIO DUI/OVI CASES

    RECENT EROSION OF FOURTH AMENDMENT RIGHTS MAY IMPACT OHIO DUI/OVI CASES
    Suppose an officer detains a person for violating a traffic law and it turns out the person really didn’t violate the law: the officer was simply mistaken about what the law says. Until recently, one would expect that any evidence…
  • Dec 13

    WHAT IS THE IRONY OF URINE TESTING IN OHIO DUI/OVI CASES?

    WHAT IS THE IRONY OF URINE TESTING IN OHIO DUI/OVI CASES?
    Most states acknowledge urine testing is not an accurate way to measure blood alcohol concentration, and Ohio is one of the few states which still uses urine alcohol testing for DUI/OVI cases. Ohio law makes urine tests admissible in court so…
  • Nov 30

    YOU DON’T WANT A RIDE FROM ARIDE OFFICERS

    YOU DON’T WANT A RIDE FROM ARIDE OFFICERS
    If you get a ride from an ARIDE officer, it’s because you’ve been arrested for DUI/OVI. The acronym stands for Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement, and ARIDE is a course which some police officers complete to improve at…
Rank this Week: 2417

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
  • Dec 20

    Conflict of Interest in Prosecuting Police Misconduct

    Conflict of Interest in Prosecuting Police Misconduct
    State level prosecutors are put in an interesting position when deciding whether or not to bring charges during police abuse cases.  Recently a discussion began on how police abuse cases are prosecuted, after a few high profile cases…
  • Dec 16

    Why I Marched on Downtown Phoenix for Police Reform

    Why I Marched on Downtown Phoenix for Police Reform
    A week ago, I found myself joining the march into downtown Phoenix to protest excessive force used by law enforcement.  The date of the protest I attended, marked one week since a Phoenix Police officer shot and killed unarmed Rumain…
  • Dec 7

    Arizona Case Studies of Possible Excessive Force

    Arizona Case Studies of Possible Excessive Force
    Both Phoenix and Arizona are not immune from allegations of excessive force by local law enforcement. Two very different situations this week are illustrating the problems communities are having with identifying and dealing with excessive…
Rank this Week: 1843

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4912

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 20

    Driving Arrests Increase With Higher Holiday Traffic Volume

    Driving Arrests Increase With Higher Holiday Traffic Volume
    AAA reports the year-end holiday travel season volume is going to be the highest on record, which goes back to 2001. In all, an estimated 99 million Americans are going to travel 50 miles or more for Christmas or New Year's Eve, which is…
  • Nov 15

    Daytona Domestic Violence Arrest Leads to Officer Resignation

    Daytona Domestic Violence Arrest Leads to Officer Resignation
    Football players aren't the only ones losing their jobs following allegations of domestic violence - sometimes even before the accusation is proven in court. A 30-year-old Daytona Beach Police officer has resigned after her spouse, a fellow…
  • Oct 15

    Daytona Murder Conviction Vacated for Prosecutor Misconduct

    Daytona Murder Conviction Vacated for Prosecutor Misconduct
    While the first goal in any criminal case is to avoid conviction, those who have already been convicted may seek to challenge it with an appeal. Appellate courts in Florida generally won't overturn a conviction entirely, unless they find…
Rank this Week: 3126

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 1793

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/
  • Dec 20

    Montana Jury rejects Stand-Your-Ground self-defense in Murder trial

    Montana Jury rejects Stand-Your-Ground self-defense in Murder trial
    A Montana jury recently rejected a "stand your ground" defense offered by a defendant charge with the murder of a German exchange student earlier this year. The defendant argued that he was only acting out of self-defense in…
  • Dec 19

    Washington Appeals Court address Right to Remain Silent in recent decision

    Washington Appeals Court address Right to Remain Silent in recent decision
    The Constitution protects us when we make statements under police interrogation without being advised of our rights, or when we decide not to make any statements at all. One of the key rights stated in a Miranda warning is the...
  • Dec 9

    Hernandez defense team attempts to block evidence of prior criminal behavior from trial

    Hernandez defense team attempts to block evidence of prior criminal behavior from trial
    Aaron Hernandez's defense attorneys are once again asking the trial court to prevent the prosecution from raising certain evidence against Hernandez during his murder trial in the Fall River Superior Court. In particular, FOX25 News reports…
Rank this Week: 4165

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes into Massachusetts Apartment

    Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes into Massachusetts Apartment
    There is no doubt drunk driving accidents can lead to serious personal injury and death. One recent news article from My Fox Boston looks at a close call that resulted in the destruction of a home and what appear to be minor injuries. …
  • Dec 17

    Massachusetts State Police Officer Returns to Work after Second Drunk Driving Arrest

    Massachusetts State Police Officer Returns to Work after Second Drunk Driving Arrest
    When we think of drunk driving, we normally think of a drunk driver getting arrested by the police, and hopefully before the driver caused a serious alcohol-related car accident. However, according to a recent news article in the Boston…
  • Dec 10

    Man Sentenced for Deadly Drunk Driving Crash Involving Honeymoon Couple

    Man Sentenced for Deadly Drunk Driving Crash Involving Honeymoon Couple
    According to a recent news article from WMUR 9, a defendant was sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing a newlywed bride in a 2013 drunk driving car accident in New England in 2013. The couple was just married in their home state of…
Rank this Week: 3155

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 19

    Fatal DUI Crashes in Mississippi

    Fatal DUI Crashes in Mississippi
    WJTV News Channel 12 recently reported on the fatal crashes happening across Mississippi during the month of December. Already, from December 12 to December 14, there have been 11 possible crash deaths, which is 8 more than this time last…
  • Dec 19

    Fatal Semi Truck Crash in Vicksburg

    Fatal Semi Truck Crash in Vicksburg
    Earlier this week, a semi truck crash took the life of a woman in Vicksburg. According to WJTV News Channel 12, the incident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-20, near mile marker 2. At this time, very few details have been released about…
  • Dec 15

    Multi-vehicle Accidents in Mississippi

    Multi-vehicle Accidents in Mississippi
    Recently, a tractor-trailer slammed into 11 cars that were stopped on a Mississippi coastal highway and killed a 49-year-old father and his 18-year-old daughter as well as two Louisiana men, ages 23 and 21. Four others were injured. A man was…
Rank this Week: 3066

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal…

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal Defense

Covers criminal legal issues in the Colorado area. By Nathaniel Baca.

http://www.mtnlegal.com
  • Dec 19

    Previous Results of Attorneys in Denver and Boulder Criminal Court

    Previous Results of Attorneys in Denver and Boulder Criminal Court
    Mountain Legal now offers detailed case analysis for individuals accused of crimes in Denver and Boulder. The Case Analysis includes an in-depth analysis of previous cases as well as previous outcomes of every attorney who has handled a…
  • Oct 16

    Police Notes in Denver Drug Cases and How you can Get Them

    Police Notes in Denver Drug Cases and How you can Get Them
    In Denver Drug Cases, one of the strongest pieces of evidence will be notes that police officers made about statements and actions that a defendant made. These notes are seldomly included in discovery in Denver Drug Cases and will need to be…
  • Oct 9

    How a Denver Attorney can keep out Statements in Drug Case

    How a Denver Attorney can keep out Statements in Drug Case
    When you are facing Drug Charges in Denver Colorado, it is important to discuss statements from co-defendants with your criminal defense attorney. One of the standard procedures in these drug cases with co-defendants is for your attorney to…
Rank this Week: 2897

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

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

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    In the Blood: Pros and Cons of Los Angeles DUI Blood Test

    In the Blood: Pros and Cons of Los Angeles DUI Blood Test
    We’re going to look north today, to Idaho, for insight into the often misunderstood arena of Los Angeles DUI blood tests. In an Idaho Supreme Court decision on December 3, 2014, a judge ruled that police must get a warrant before…
  • Dec 17

    DUI Charge Against Texas Judge Nora Longoria Dropped

    DUI Charge Against Texas Judge Nora Longoria Dropped
    Los Angeles DUI attorneys and pundits have been following the story of Nora Longoria, a judge for the 13th Court of Appeals in Texas, who was charged with a DUI in July 2014. Recently, prosecutors dropped her charges. McAllen police say that…
  • Dec 15

    Celebrity DUI: Le’Von Bell Accepts Plea Deal for DUI With Marijuana

    Celebrity DUI: Le’Von Bell Accepts Plea Deal for DUI With Marijuana
    Los Angeles DUI drug arrests may become increasingly common over the next few years, as an increasing number of Californians turn to legal medicinal marijuana for treatment. In August 2014, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Von Bell…
Rank this Week: 4448

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
  • Dec 19

    New Jersey Laws for Driving in School Zones in Trenton

    New Jersey Laws for Driving in School Zones in Trenton
    From January to June 2013, the state of New Jersey saw 68 pedestrian accidents, according to the Governors’ Highway Safety Association. One age group at risk for being involved in a pedestrian accident is children. School zones can be a…
  • Dec 18

    Truck Cargo Securement Rules for Doylestown Truck

    Truck Cargo Securement Rules for Doylestown Truck
    Failure to secure a load in a trailer can result in imbalances and shifts in the load that can cause a driver to lose control of the vehicle. The load imbalance may even be serious enough to cause the truck to roll over.Such accidents are not…
  • Dec 17

    Are novelty motorcycle helmets DOT-approved for Bristol riders?

    Are novelty motorcycle helmets DOT-approved for Bristol riders?
    No, novelty motorcycle helmets are not DOT-approved for any riders. Tests indicate that these novelty motorcycle helmets perform significantly worse than DOT-approved, traditional helmets in skull and head protection.Novelty motorcycle…
Rank this Week: 797

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    DuPage County Burglary and Retail Theft Raise Possibility of Avoiding Prison

    DuPage County Burglary and Retail Theft Raise Possibility of Avoiding Prison
    A DuPage County couple was arrested and charged in early December with two counts each of burglary, and additional counts of retail theft, for allegedly stealing and selling more than $4,000 worth of merchandise from a string of DuPage County…
  • Dec 17

    White Chicago Police Officer Set to Stand Trial for Murder of Black Woman

    White Chicago Police Officer Set to Stand Trial for Murder of Black Woman
    In the wake of the police killings of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, Eric Garner in New York and Tamir Rice in Cleveland, Ohio, a Chicago police officer is set to stand trial in January on charges of involuntary manslaughter and other…
  • Dec 12

    Statute of Limitations in Chicago Rape Case

    Statute of Limitations in Chicago Rape Case
    It’s been a bad couple of weeks for America’s Dad, Bill Cosby. In the past month, at least 20 different women have come forward to say that Mr. Cosby had sexually molested, drugged and/or sexually assaulted them in incidents…
Rank this Week: 1734

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
Rank this Week: 3314

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/
  • Dec 19

    Louisiana police increasing DUI enforcement over the holiday

    Louisiana police increasing DUI enforcement over the holiday
    December tends to be a dangerous and deadly month on Louisiana’s roads and highways. In December 2013, for instance, 59 people were killed in 55 fatal crashes around the state. Many of these crashes involved an allegedly impaired driver.…
  • Dec 10

    What are grand juries and how do they work?

    What are grand juries and how do they work?
    The American public has been reckoning with difficult questions about the limits of law enforcement authority. In at least two separate incidents this year, white police officers have killed young, African-American men during altercations…
  • Dec 3

    Louisiana's drug arrest rates suggest presence of racial bia

    Louisiana's drug arrest rates suggest presence of racial bia
    We are at a moment in time where the American criminal justice system is under the microscope. In recent years, advocates have been pushing for reforms to state and federal drug laws and prison sentencing guidelines. In recent months, the...
Rank this Week: 3450

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Dec 19

    How is marijuana legalization affecting the real estate market in states like CO and WA?

    How is marijuana legalization affecting the real estate market in states like CO and WA?
    Even with legalization, fear of the federal government and uneasiness about the possible unforeseen impacts of legal marijuana is causing issues within the real estate markets in states like Colorado and Washington. Small businesses…
  • Dec 17

    Why do celebrities and rich people shoplift?

    Why do celebrities and rich people shoplift?
    There are many reasons why people choose to take items from stores without paying for them, and the demographic of shoplifters is extremely diverse. Males and females of all ages, races, backgrounds, and socioeconomic standings have been…
  • Dec 12

    Alcohol Laws & Tailgating in Arizona

    Alcohol Laws & Tailgating in Arizona
    Despite what you might think, tailgating is actually completely legal for those who follow the rules. However, some restrictions for tailgating do exist including: no games that encourage excessive drinking, no underage drinking, and no…
Rank this Week: 1675

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense issues in sex crimes cases. By Law Office of Timothy L. Healy.

http://www.tacomacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    Washington v. Vance - Child Porn Charges Reinstated

    Washington v. Vance - Child Porn Charges Reinstated
    It is not uncommon in computer-based sex crimes, such as child pornography, for local, state, and federal authorities to work in concert in the investigation and subsequent prosecution. Rules of evidence may vary depending on the…
  • Dec 12

    Washington Supreme Court: Burden of Proof in Rape Cases Shifted

    Washington Supreme Court: Burden of Proof in Rape Cases Shifted
    The Washington Supreme Court found it a violation of constitutional due process rights to require a rape case defendant to prove consent during trial. What this means is the burden of proof is now rightly shifted to the state, reversing a…
  • Dec 5

    Washington v. Trice - Calculating Prior Out-of-State Felonies on Offender Score

    Washington v. Trice - Calculating Prior Out-of-State Felonies on Offender Score
    For defendants in any criminal case, one of the first questions asked is how much time they may be facing. The answer is going to depend on a host of factors. There are some crimes to which minimum mandatory sentences are attached, meaning…
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Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Dec 19

    Preventing Innocent People from Pleading Guilty

    Preventing Innocent People from Pleading Guilty
    The New York Review of Books presents lively commentary from three legal experts and a response by Judge Jed Rakoff who, in an article published last month, proposed employing magistrates soon after an indictment is filed to make the system…
  • Dec 18

    Rickey Wyatt Fully Exonerated, Becoming 325th Person Cleared by DNA

    Rickey Wyatt Fully Exonerated, Becoming 325th Person Cleared by DNA
    On the request of the District Attorney's Office, a Dallas County judge today entered a court order finding Rickey Dale Wyatt innocent of a rape for which he served nearly 31 years. Working closely with the Dallas District Attorney's…
  • Dec 18

    Youngest Person Executed in the United States Exonerated After 70 Year

    Youngest Person Executed in the United States Exonerated After 70 Year
    A South Carolina Circuit Court Judge threw out the 1944 murder conviction of the youngest person to be executed in recent US history on Wednesday. Judge Carmen Mullen vacated the conviction of George Stinney Jr., who was 14 years old at the…
Rank this Week: 4598

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Dec 19

    Jacksonville fire department official on desk duty following DUI arrest

    Jacksonville fire department official on desk duty following DUI arrest
    A high-ranking official with the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue department has been reassigned following his arrest on a DUI charge. Police found the man behind the wheel of a car in a ditch in Clay County, according to a report from First…
  • Dec 15

    Former St. Johns County office manager charged with theft, accused of stealing from company

    Former St. Johns County office manager charged with theft, accused of stealing from company
    A former St. Johns County office manager is now facing decades in prison, charged with two felonies after being accused of stealing more than $100,000 from her employer. The woman worked for a real estate management company and is accused of…
  • Dec 12

    Sentences issued for all men charged in 2013 Clay County sex sting involving minor

    Sentences issued for all men charged in 2013 Clay County sex sting involving minor
    All of the men involved in a 2013 Clay County Sex Crimes sting involving minors have now been sentenced after they either pleaded guilty or were found guilty at trial. Sentences range from three years in state prison on up to 10 years,…
Rank this Week: 2813

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    5 Ways to Challenge the Prosecution in a Domestic Assault Case

    5 Ways to Challenge the Prosecution in a Domestic Assault Case
    Few things are more damaging to a person’s professional and public reputation than a false accusation of domestic assault.   However, too many defendants assume the system errs on the side of the alleged victim.  The…
  • Dec 18

    How Prosecutors Can Use Your Social Media Information Against You

    How Prosecutors Can Use Your Social Media Information Against You
    Believe it or not, there are virtually no laws limiting the way police and prosecutors use your private information online.  For this reason, social media sites have become a veritable playground for criminal investigators. …
  • Dec 12

    Alibi Defense For Criminal Accusation

    Alibi Defense For Criminal Accusation
    The crime-drama shows on television always follow the same general plot line: a crime is committed, a suspect is identified, but then the suspect has an alibi, and the search for the real killer/thief/attacker continues for the remainder of…
Rank this Week: 1073

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 19

    Shoplifting Charges, Theft Allegations Up Amid Holiday

    Shoplifting Charges, Theft Allegations Up Amid Holiday
    Tis the season for giving - and also for taking. Theft in its various forms inevitably spikes during the holidays, when more opportunities present themselves. From retail theft to package theft to identify theft - there is always more of it…
  • Dec 14

    Report: Florida Cornerback Avoids Criminal Charges for DUI Hit-and-Run

    Report: Florida Cornerback Avoids Criminal Charges for DUI Hit-and-Run
    In the wee hours of the morning in early October, the starting cornerback at Florida State University was returning from a celebration of his team's victory. Meanwhile, in the opposite direction, a teenager was returning home from his shift…
  • Dec 7

    Florida Domestic Violence Arrests Up Over Holiday

    Florida Domestic Violence Arrests Up Over Holiday
    The number of domestic violence reports, arrests and shelter resident counts increase every year around the holidays. Experts who study the issue point to a number of potential factors: More frequent bouts of depression, loneliness, family…
Rank this Week: 1122

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/
  • Dec 19

    DWI and Women

    DWI and Women
    Statistics reveal that more and more women are being arrested for drunk driving than ever before. Although a vast majority of drunk driving arrests involve men and the number of women who admit to drunk driving remains to be relatively…
  • Dec 14

    Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday DWI Increase Stat

    Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday DWI Increase Stat
    The odds of being involved in a driving accident are higher during periods when more cars are on the road, such as rush hour and holidays. When the number of alcohol-impaired drivers on the road increases, however, then the odds of vehicular…
  • Dec 10

    Texas Court Ruling Casts Doubt On “No Refusal” Practice

    Texas Court Ruling Casts Doubt On “No Refusal” Practice
    Thanks to a recent ruling by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the controversial law enforcement practice known as “no refusal” DUI traffic stops may finally undergo some important changes. That’s because the…
Rank this Week: 1907

Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

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

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 918

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3133

TRACE Blog

TRACE Blog

Covers anti-bribery compliance.

http://traceblog.org/
  • Dec 19

    Day 10: Online Training

    Day 10: Online Training
    For the final day of our holiday promotion, TRACE is offering one company complimentary access to our online training for one year. Our system administrators will set the winner up with a branded platform to train up to 500…
  • Dec 18

    Day 9: In-Person Training

    Day 9: In-Person Training
    Supplement your training program with a customized, in-person training session conducted by one of our experienced FCPA attorneys. This half-day session will enable one lucky company to train their employees on anti-bribery regulations and…
  • Dec 17

    Day 8: Consulting Hour

    Day 8: Consulting Hour
    One randomly selected winner will receive a complimentary 3-hour consultation with one of our experienced FCPA attorneys. This consultation opportunity allows you to ask compliance questions or to simply learn more about industry best…
Rank this Week: 1704

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 19

    Marijuana, the Automobile Exception and the Text Message

    Marijuana, the Automobile Exception and the Text Message
    After Dwight Corey Kennedy was charged – in a “seven-count information” – with “possession of methamphetamine while armed with a loaded gun (Health & Safety Code § 11370.1(a), possession of…
  • Dec 17

    The Debit Card, the Grandfather and the Sneaker

    The Debit Card, the Grandfather and the Sneaker
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Supreme Court, Appellate Division – New York concerning a juvenile delinquencyproceeding:  In the Matter of Luis C., 2014 WL 6779210. The court begins its opinion by explaining how the…
  • Dec 15

    The Target Hack, Negligence and the Class Action

    The Target Hack, Negligence and the Class Action
    As you may recall, in December of 2013 Target was the victimof a “major hack” of credit and debit card data.  And as you may or may not know, in May of 2014 of 2014, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation consolidated…
Rank this Week: 2577

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/
  • Dec 19

    Does Tort Law Empower?

    Does Tort Law Empower?
    Ori J. Herstein, How Tort Law Empowers, 64 U. Toronto L.J.___ (2014) (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Anthony SebokOri Herstein’s How Tort Law Empowers takes on the question of whether and how tort law empowers victims.…
  • Dec 18

    The Relevance of Professionalism in a Post-Legal Services Act World

    The Relevance of Professionalism in a Post-Legal Services Act World
    Nick Robinson, When Lawyers Don’t Get All the Profits: Non-Lawyer Ownership of Legal Services, Access, and Professionalism (Harv. Law Sch. Prog. Legal Prof., Research Paper No. 2014-20), available at SSRN.John FloodTo…
  • Dec 17

    The IRS as Tax Law Nonenforcer

    The IRS as Tax Law Nonenforcer
    Lawrence Zelenak, Custom and the Rule of Law in the Administration of the Income Tax, 62 Duke L.J. 829 (2012).Leigh OsofskyIn a recent essay, Custom and the Rule of Law in the Administration of the Income Tax, Larry Zelenak examines…
Rank this Week: 4597

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland DUI news, updates and commentary. Published by Goldstein & Stamm, P.A.

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 19

    Stamm Featured in Member in the Spotlight Blog of the National College for DUI Defense

    Stamm Featured in Member in the Spotlight Blog of the National College for DUI Defense
    Leonard Stamm has been featured in the "Member in the Spotlight" blog of the National College for DUI Defense. It is reprinted in its entirety below: Member in the Spotlight: Lenny Stamm This week's Member in the Spotlight is Lenny Stamm…
  • Nov 20

    Marijuana and DUI - DREs required - Carboxyl THC does not prove impairment

    Marijuana and DUI - DREs required - Carboxyl THC does not prove impairment
    With legalization and decriminalization of marijuana, and medical marijuana laws sweeping the country, police are stepping up enforcement of driving while impaired by drugs and controlled dangerous substances enforcement. In Maryland, these…
  • Oct 19

    Stamm receives award from Maryland Bar Foundation for Advancement of Professional Competence

    Stamm receives award from Maryland Bar Foundation for Advancement of Professional Competence
    On Thursday, October 16, 2014, Leonard Stamm received from the Maryland Bar Foundation, the prestigious Legal Excellence Award for Advancement of Professional Competence. He was nominated by Pilar Nichols. Other award recipients were: Steven…
Rank this Week: 3243

New York Criminal Defense Blog

New York Criminal Defense Blog

Covers high-profile crimes and the NYS criminal system. By Arkady Bukh.

http://www.nyccriminallawyer.com/blog
  • Dec 18

    Justice Department Legalizes Pot for Indian Tribe

    Justice Department Legalizes Pot for Indian Tribe
    In a memo released this week, the Department of Justice has outlined new policies that allow American Indian tribes to grow and sell marijuana on reservation lands. Under the new policies, four Western US states will be allowed to grow and…
  • Dec 12

    How reliable is Eyewitness Testimony?

    How reliable is Eyewitness Testimony?
    The Ferguson, Missouri shooting incident of 18 year old Michael Brown by Ferguson, Missouri Police Officer Darren Wilson reflects that eyewitness testimony varies among eyewitnesses and may not always be reliable. One explanation offered by…
  • Dec 5

    Privacy and Law Enforcement Surveillance

    Privacy and Law Enforcement Surveillance
    According to Judge Richard-Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, privacy is overvalued. He said this during a conference in Washington, D.C. about privacy and cybercrime. “Much of what passes for the name of…
Rank this Week: 1812

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/
  • Dec 18

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    This will be the last blog post of 2014. It is also a full and interesting post — if I do say so myself — as it has been quite a busy news week, from the Supreme Court on down. Supreme Court to settle Miller retroactivity. The…
  • Dec 18

    Most Serious Offense for Consolidation Purpose

    Most Serious Offense for Consolidation Purpose
    When a defendant is convicted of more than one offense at the same time, the court may consolidate the offenses for judgment. The sentence for that judgment is driven by the “most serious offense” among the consolidated…
  • Dec 17

    DWLR + DWI Does Not (Automatically) Equal a Grossly Aggravating Factor

    DWLR + DWI Does Not (Automatically) Equal a Grossly Aggravating Factor
    Grossly aggravating factors matter in DWI sentencing.  And there’s one factor that seems to be confusing folks, particularly when it comes to ignition interlock violations. Here’s hoping this post clears it up.People…
Rank this Week: 3382

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Dec 18

    Uber Driver in Massachusetts Accused of Raping Passenger

    Uber Driver in Massachusetts Accused of Raping Passenger
    A Massachusetts Uber driver has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman who had used the ride-sharing service app to request a ride. Authorities have reported that the 46-year-old man was arraigned Wednesday in Cambridge District Court.…
  • Dec 15

    Teen Charged as Adult in Robbery Case

    Teen Charged as Adult in Robbery Case
    The State Attorney’s Office has made the decision to charge a Marion County juvenile as an adult for a robbery that happened last month. According to jail records, at 12:01 a.m. on a Friday night, on his 18th birthday, a teen was…
  • Dec 8

    Clearwater Doctor Charged with Prescription Fraud

    Clearwater Doctor Charged with Prescription Fraud
    A Clearwater doctor has been accused of writing fraudulent prescriptions in order to obtain the controlled substances for herself, according to police. The 50-year-old doctor was arrested Monday at a pain management clinic in Clearwater. She…
Rank this Week: 1050

Cortez Law Blog

Cortez Law Blog

Blogging on criminal law news and cases.

http://cortezlawblog.com
  • Dec 18

    TRAFFIC STOPS 2.0

    TRAFFIC STOPS 2.0
    TRAFFIC STOPS AND THE FOURTH AMENDMENT The Supreme Court decided Heien v. North Carolina this week (12/15/2014)–which arose from a traffic stop in North Carolina. Facts: In Heien, Sergeant Matt Darisse of the Surry County…
  • Dec 15

    Criminal Background Check

    Criminal Background Check
    JOB SEARCHES AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS According to a recent Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article, nearly one in three adult Americans have a criminal record.  This is causing problems for both employers looking to hire and prospective…
  • Dec 1

    ‘Meet and Plead’

    ‘Meet and Plead’
    The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published a terrific article (subscription required) on how courts across the country are struggling to handle the high case load of misdemeanor cases such as driving while intoxicated (DWI), possession of…
Rank this Week: 1867