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New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Leandra’s Law a Reality

    Leandra’s Law a Reality
    Current Misdemeanor DWI to Become Criminal Felony if Child in Vehicle There are a couple of factors that determine the severity of the charge against you. For one, the law considers the number of DWI offenses you’ve actually been...
  • Mar 4

    Florida to New York Firearm Trafficking Ring Disarmed...cont

    Florida to New York Firearm Trafficking Ring Disarmed...cont
    Criminal sale of a firearm in the first degree is committed by any person when such person: (1) unlawfully sells, exchanges, gives or disposes of to another ten or more firearms; or (2) unlawfully sells, exchanges, gives or disposes...
  • Mar 3

    Florida to New York Firearm Trafficking Ring Disarmed

    Florida to New York Firearm Trafficking Ring Disarmed
    Florida to New York Firearm Trafficking Ring Disarmed: Brooklyn DA Announces Arrest and 105 Count Indictment The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office has announced that along with the 105 count indictment against defendants for Criminal…
Rank this Week: 1209

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Mar 5

    Mungan & Klick on Criminals' Risk Preference

    Mungan & Klick on Criminals' Risk Preference
    Murat C. Mungan and Jonathan Klick (Florida State University - College of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School) have posted Identifying Criminals’ Risk Preferences on SSRN. Here is the abstract: There is a 250 year old presumption…
  • Mar 5

    Slobogin on Standing and Covert Surveillance

    Slobogin on Standing and Covert Surveillance
    Christopher Slobogin (Vanderbilt University - Law School) has posted Standing and Covert Surveillance (Pepperdine Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article, written for a symposium on national security, describes…
  • Mar 4

    Buller on The Effect of Counsel on Criminal Appeal

    Buller on The Effect of Counsel on Criminal Appeal
    Tyler J. Buller has posted The Effect of Counsel on Criminal Appeals (Journal of Appellate Practice & Process, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Iowa’s indigent defendants are represented on appeal by a combination of public…
Rank this Week: 1785

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Making Sense of the Jodi Arias Hung Jury Verdict

    Making Sense of the Jodi Arias Hung Jury Verdict
    INITIAL THOUGHTS I know a lot of people are angry right now. To hear that Jodi Arias won’t be going to death row because of one lone juror (who I’ll call “Juror 12″) is too much for many to handle right now. Many on…
  • Feb 23

    “Insanity defense – When can you be excused for committing a crime?”

    “Insanity defense – When can you be excused for committing a crime?”
    By: Mark Eiglarsh THE SCENARIO A middle-aged man, Kyle, returns home to his wife and children after serving in the U.S. military for a number of years. Upon his return home from duty, Kyle volunteers to help war veterans who struggle with…
  • Oct 22

    “How Do You Win Those Criminal Jury Trials?”

    “How Do You Win Those Criminal Jury Trials?”
    As I sat in the federal prosecutor’s office for our first meeting concerning my client accused of Federal Aggravated Identity Theft and Conspiracy to Commit Access Device Fraud, he pretty much assured me that he had overwhelming…
Rank this Week: 881

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Courts Disagree on the Meaning of “Public Disclosure”

    Courts Disagree on the Meaning of “Public Disclosure”
    Chicago – The False Claims Act places several restrictions on a person’s ability to pursue a qui tam case on behalf of the government. One of these restrictions is known as the “public disclosure bar”. The definition…
  • Feb 22

    Court finds Mandatory Prison for Gun Possession Unconstitutional

    Court finds Mandatory Prison for Gun Possession Unconstitutional
    Chicago – The Illinois Supreme Court finally issued its opinion addressing a number of aspects of the Illinois Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon Statute, 720 ILCS 5/24-1.6.  The Court found most importantly that the mandatory…
  • Feb 7

    Court Rules on False Claims Act’s Public Disclosure Bar

    Court Rules on False Claims Act’s Public Disclosure Bar
    Chicago – In a case that has been before the Court of Appeals for the third time and before the United States Supreme Court twice, the relator appealed the district court’s dismissal of her qui tam case based on the False Claims…
Rank this Week: 1958

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Mar 5

    Cell Phone Tickets and Accident Statistic

    Cell Phone Tickets and Accident Statistic
    By Zev Goldstein, Esq.   Driving distracted is one […] Cell Phone Tickets and Accident Statistics is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Cell Phone Tickets and Accident Statistics appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Feb 26

    Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI

    Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI
    No Alcohol? How Can an Officer Show Impairment by Drugs […] Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Feb 25

    Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorney

    Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorney
    James Minick Co-Author’s New DUI Book James Minic […] Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys appeared first on MINICK LAW.
Rank this Week: 913

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

Covers DUI charges and legal defenses. By Matthew W. Reisig.

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3572

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

http://www.youraffordabledefense.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog/
  • Mar 5

    Traffic Safety: Cell Phone Use and Texting While Driving

    Traffic Safety: Cell Phone Use and Texting While Driving
    On a typical morning commute, a quick look around will reveal that people multitask behind the wheel in some pretty interesting ways. Some are eating breakfast; others could be scanning a newspaper, while still others may be shaving or…
  • Feb 23

    Driving under the Influence: Applies to More than Just Alcohol

    Driving under the Influence: Applies to More than Just Alcohol
    Driving under the influence of any controlled substance, drug, or alcohol is a crime in the state of Illinois. Drugged driving has become more of a concern in recent years as some states have begun the process of legalizing marijuana ……
  • Feb 17

    Underage Drinking: New Alcohol Legislation in Illinoi

    Underage Drinking: New Alcohol Legislation in Illinoi
    Underage drinking has always – and may always be – a problem. Some parents advocate for “controlled environment” drinking, where they may allow their minor children and friends to drink alcohol so long as the parents…
Rank this Week: 3767

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Cook County Jailer Charged with Sexual Misconduct

    Cook County Jailer Charged with Sexual Misconduct
    A female jailer at the Cook County Jail was arrested and charged with felony custodial sexual misconduct recentlyafter an internal investigation allegedly confirmed the jailer had sexual contact with an inmate. The arrest was part of an…
  • Feb 27

    Residential Arson Charge for Fire Started in Own Home

    Residential Arson Charge for Fire Started in Own Home
    A Northbrook woman was charged with residential arson for allegedly setting fire to the second floor of the home she shared with her mother. Neither the defendant nor her mother were home when the fire broke out. Defense of Chicago…
  • Feb 25

    Child Endangerment for Death of Chicago Child by Third-Party

    Child Endangerment for Death of Chicago Child by Third-Party
    A Chicago woman was charged with child endangerment following the beating death of her 16-month-old son at the hands of her boyfriend. The mother was charged after evidence showed that she had been aware that the boyfriend was allegedly…
Rank this Week: 2113

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2074

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Mar 5

    Which Traffic Violations Raise Your Insurance Rates The Most?

    Which Traffic Violations Raise Your Insurance Rates The Most?
    Traffic violations are no fun. Not only do you have to pay the original fine, but once that’s over, you’ll also have to deal with increased insurance rates. Oftentimes these insurance upticks are much higher than the cost of…
  • Mar 4

    Justice Department Clears Darren Wilson in Ferguson Shooting

    Justice Department Clears Darren Wilson in Ferguson Shooting
    The United States Justice Department won’t prosecute former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for his actions taken during the fatal altercation with 18-year-old Michael Brown. Although they won’t pursue charges, the Justice…
  • Mar 3

    Man Fools Cops By Hiding Pot in Box Labeled “Not Weed”

    Man Fools Cops By Hiding Pot in Box Labeled “Not Weed”
    A Nebraska man suspected of driving under the influence pulled off an elaborate scheme over the weekend to fool cops into thinking he didn’t have drugs in the car. Instead of storing his marijuana in a container labeled…
Rank this Week: 3110

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Mar 5

    Which Traffic Violations Raise Your Insurance Rates The Most?

    Which Traffic Violations Raise Your Insurance Rates The Most?
    Traffic violations are no fun. Not only do you have to pay the original fine, but once that’s over, you’ll also have to deal with increased insurance rates. Oftentimes these insurance upticks are much higher than the cost of…
  • Mar 4

    Justice Department Clears Darren Wilson in Ferguson Shooting

    Justice Department Clears Darren Wilson in Ferguson Shooting
    The United States Justice Department won’t prosecute former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for his actions taken during the fatal altercation with 18-year-old Michael Brown. Although they won’t pursue charges, the Justice…
  • Mar 3

    Man Fools Cops By Hiding Pot in Box Labeled “Not Weed”

    Man Fools Cops By Hiding Pot in Box Labeled “Not Weed”
    A Nebraska man suspected of driving under the influence pulled off an elaborate scheme over the weekend to fool cops into thinking he didn’t have drugs in the car. Instead of storing his marijuana in a container labeled…
Rank this Week: 3362

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

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

http://www.coloradospringsattorneys.org/blog/
  • Mar 5

    Lawsuit Against Psychiatric Hospital by Victim of Sex Assault

    Lawsuit Against Psychiatric Hospital by Victim of Sex Assault
    A former patient at a Seattle Children’s Hospital has sued the hospital, alleging that staff failed to notice as she was repeatedly sexually assaulted by another patient. The Plaintiff was admitted to the psychiatric ward of the…
  • Mar 3

    Family of Man Killed by Drunk Driver Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

    Family of Man Killed by Drunk Driver Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit
    The children of a Kansas man killed by a 17-year-0ld drunk driver have filed a lawsuit against the driver as well as against his parents. The deceased man was standing next to a parked car outside his home when the … The post Family of…
  • Feb 25

    Lawsuit Filed in Apartment Fire

    Lawsuit Filed in Apartment Fire
    A lawsuit has been filed against a senior citizen apartment complex after a fire there killed six residents and injured many more. The suit alleges that the complex did not have a sprinkler system, despite the fact that the complex…
Rank this Week: 2111

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Mar 5

    Failure to Log DUI Arrests Allows Offenders to Keep Driving

    Failure to Log DUI Arrests Allows Offenders to Keep Driving
    A Tribune investigation revealed that the driver's licenses of thousands of drunk drivers have not been suspended because the arrests of these drivers are not being logged into state computers. While state officials blame the police for…
  • Feb 25

    Report Shows Lake County Leads State in DUI Arrest

    Report Shows Lake County Leads State in DUI Arrest
    According to the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists ("AAIM"), a non-profit citizens action group that has tracked Illinois DUI arrests since 1982, Lake County made the most DUI arrests in the state in 2013. The 233 officers averaged 1.49…
  • Feb 18

    Freed Inmate Sues Northwestern for Unethical Conduct Leading to Double-Murder Conviction

    Freed Inmate Sues Northwestern for Unethical Conduct Leading to Double-Murder Conviction
    A former Northwestern professor, a private investigator and a lawyer are accused of conspiring to frame Alstory Simon, who spent 15 years in prison, for a 1982 double-homicide in Chicago. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Simon, and seeks…
Rank this Week: 5028

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Mar 5

    Man Kills Neighbor in Self Defense; Drives Body to Lawyer’s Office

    Man Kills Neighbor in Self Defense; Drives Body to Lawyer’s Office
    Never, ever talk to police without your attorney. It is advice that every defense lawyer and constitutional rights advocate wants everyone to know and follow. But one Florida man might have taken things a little too far when he killed a…
  • Mar 2

    Oklahoma Stalking Laws and Violating a Protective Order

    Oklahoma Stalking Laws and Violating a Protective Order
    An Oklahoma City woman is accused of stalking and violating a protective order filed against her by her ex-boyfriend in December. Court records show an emergency order of protection was served to Lisa Lynn Harris, 51, on December 10, and two…
  • Feb 27

    Death Penalty Trial Begins in Bus Stop Stabbing Case

    Death Penalty Trial Begins in Bus Stop Stabbing Case
    Isaiah G. Tryon is accused of brutally stabbing to death his 19-year-old girlfriend in front of horrified onlookers at an Oklahoma City bus stop. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against the 25-year-old man, calling the 2012 murder…
Rank this Week: 1670

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Covers criminal law, litigation tactics, parenting rights and medical marijuana.

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Mar 5

    Digital Footprints in the Courtroom

    Digital Footprints in the Courtroom
    Today I’m posting an excerpt from our book A Lawyer’s Primer for Writers: From Crimes to Courtrooms on digital forensics, starting with a basic definition followed by a real-life case where a computer guru was…
  • Mar 3

    Witness Interviews and Unexpected Problem

    Witness Interviews and Unexpected Problem
    Below is an article written by my better half, Colleen Collins, with whom I co-owned a legal investigations agency for a decade before I returned to the practice of law. She wrote it several years ago for a national writing organization so…
  • Feb 28

    A Lawyer’s Primer for Writers #BookSale

    A Lawyer’s Primer for Writers #BookSale
    Starting March 1, A Lawyer’s Primer for Writers: From Crimes to Courtrooms is a Kindle Countdown Deal. It starts at its lowest sale price, 99 cents, on March 1, with the price increasing incrementally each day until it reaches its…
Rank this Week: 3422

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Mar 5

    Can the Police Delay to Wait for the Drug Dog?

    Can the Police Delay to Wait for the Drug Dog?
    Find out when the police can make you wait and when they let you need to go on your way. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags: Feed enhanced by Better Feed from Ozh The post Can…
  • Mar 4

    Beat Driving on Suspended Third by Getting Prior

    Beat Driving on Suspended Third by Getting Prior
    If you are facing diving on suspended in Virginia, definitely contact me so we can discuss your case and once you hire me, begin getting those prior convictions in order. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2015. | Permalink | No comment |…
  • Mar 3

    Reckless Driving for Going Too Fast in the Snow

    Reckless Driving for Going Too Fast in the Snow
    Virginia gets its fair share of winter weather but it does seem to catch us by surprise every year, and every year I get calls for people who got reckless driving tickets during the winter storms. One common ticket that I hear about quite…
Rank this Week: 1395

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Mar 5

    The 2d Circuit's Busy Week, Pt. 3

    The 2d Circuit's Busy Week, Pt. 3
    The third civil rights decision issued by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals last week promptly cost the City of New York more than $18 million. It also visited the issue of whether a convicted person seeking exculpatory evidence under state…
  • Feb 28

    The 2d Circuit's Busy Week, Pt. 2

    The 2d Circuit's Busy Week, Pt. 2
    Having just reversed itself in the face of an en banc rehearing in Garcia v. John and Jane Does, the Second Circuit next addressed the case of Matthews v. City of New York. This interesting case concerns a NYPD officer's claims that his…
  • Feb 27

    The 2d Circuit's Busy Week, Pt. 1.

    The 2d Circuit's Busy Week, Pt. 1.
    The Second Circuit issued three opinions this week concerning various constitutional claims. If you want a detailed dissection of these issues you have come to the wrong place. If it's a superficial overview you want, with links to the…
Rank this Week: 2438

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Focusing on issues affecting the criminal justice system. By Bautista, Overson & Stewart PC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • Mar 5

    How to Get Removed from the Utah Sex Offender Registry

    How to Get Removed from the Utah Sex Offender Registry
    Placement on the Sex Offender Registry is arguably the […] The post How to Get Removed from the Utah Sex Offender Registry appeared first on Darwin Overson.
  • Feb 26

    Can a Grandparent Get Custody?

    Can a Grandparent Get Custody?
    It is often difficult for grandparents to get custody, […] The post Can a Grandparent Get Custody? appeared first on Darwin Overson.
  • Feb 24

    Attorney Rudy Bautista Defends Ute Tribe Leader in Sex Abuse Case

    Attorney Rudy Bautista Defends Ute Tribe Leader in Sex Abuse Case
    In 2014, Utah Ute Tribe leader Richard Jenks Jr. was ar […] The post Attorney Rudy Bautista Defends Ute Tribe Leader in Sex Abuse Case appeared first on Darwin Overson.
Rank this Week: 1206

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Mar 5

    Might some 2016 presidential candidates start advocating for marijuana reforms?

    Might some 2016 presidential candidates start advocating for marijuana reforms?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this notable new article emerging from inside the Beltway headlined "Marijuana gets lift as 2016 presidential race takes shape." Here are excerpts: Early signs indicate that…
  • Mar 5

    Sherriffs now suing in an effort to shut down Colorado's recreational marijuana regime

    Sherriffs now suing in an effort to shut down Colorado's recreational marijuana regime
    This USA Today report, headlined "Sheriffs sue Colorado over legal marijuana," highlights that yet more notable folks continue to press in court lawsuits seeking to end state experimentation with marijuana reforms. Here are the…
  • Mar 4

    Is there any solid data on impact of 2009 Ogden medical marijuana memo?

    Is there any solid data on impact of 2009 Ogden medical marijuana memo?
    This week in my marijuana seminar we will be watching and discussing the terrific (though already dated) documentary "Code of the West" about medical marijuana reforms in Montana. Among the many stories effectively documented by…
Rank this Week: 2669

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Alabama criminal law and procedure, including DUI,, theft crimes, and violent crimes. By Steven D. Ebersole.

http://www.birminghamcriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Alabama v. Baker – Post-conviction Relief in Alabama

    Alabama v. Baker – Post-conviction Relief in Alabama
    Many people assume a criminal case ends upon conviction and sentencing. This is an erroneous assumption because in addition to an appeal, defendants have a number of post-conviction relief options under Rule 32 of Alabama Rules of Criminal…
  • Mar 1

    Domestic Violence Arrest for Alabama Football Player

    Domestic Violence Arrest for Alabama Football Player
    A junior linebacker playing for the University of Alabama has been arrested on a single charge of domestic violence, a third-degree misdemeanor. According to the statement released by the local police department, the alleged victim was…
  • Feb 26

    Alabama v. Hendrix – Dismissal of Vehicular Manslaughter Charges Affirmed

    Alabama v. Hendrix – Dismissal of Vehicular Manslaughter Charges Affirmed
    The Alabama Court of Appeals recently affirmed the dismissal of a second criminal indictment against a defendant for charges related to a fatal car accident allegedly caused by defendant, who is accused of being drunk, speeding and veering…
Rank this Week: 900

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

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

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • Mar 5

    Can an Expunged Record Be Found in a Background Check?

    Can an Expunged Record Be Found in a Background Check?
    In a perfect world, convicted offenders would pay their fines, serve their time, and reintegrate smoothly back into society.  Unfortunately, this is seldom the way it really goes.  Many ex-offenders find themselves trapped in a…
  • Jan 29

    How to Get a Marriage Annulment in New Jersey

    How to Get a Marriage Annulment in New Jersey
    If you get a legal separation in New Jersey, you and your spouse remain married.  If you want to end the marriage, there are two options to choose from: divorce, and annulment.  While divorce is more common, there are still valid…
  • Jan 27

    Legal Separation vs. Divorce: What’s the Difference?

    Legal Separation vs. Divorce: What’s the Difference?
    Getting divorced and filing for separation share many similarities, but there are also some critical differences.  What are the pros and cons to consider?  Is it time to file for divorce in New Jersey, or would you and your spouse…
Rank this Week: 3550

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Presents news and decisions on German criminal law. By Dr. Bottner.

http://www.anwalt-strafverteidiger.de/
Rank this Week: 4773

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/
  • Mar 5

    Not Business as Usual for In-House Counsel

    Not Business as Usual for In-House Counsel
    Anton R. Valukas, for Jenner & Block, Report to Board of Directors of General Motors Company Regarding Ignition Switch Recalls (2014).W. Bradley WendelOne of the most interesting things written about professional responsibility in 2014 is…
  • Mar 4

    Big Data and Deterrence

    Big Data and Deterrence
    Zenon Zabinski and Bernard Black, The Deterrent Effect of Tort Law: Evidence from Medical Malpractice Reform, available at SSRN.Nora EngstromIn a provocative new piece, Zenon Zabinski and Bernard Black address one of the most stubborn…
  • Mar 3

    So Who, at the End of the Day, Owns Google (or Apple, or Microsoft, or Pfizer…)?

    So Who, at the End of the Day, Owns Google (or Apple, or Microsoft, or Pfizer…)?
    Chris William Sanchirico, As American as Apple Inc.: International Tax and Ownership Nationality, 68 Tax. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Omri MarianAs I was sitting down to draft this review of Chris Sanchirico’s paper, I…
Rank this Week: 4492

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

A legal blog written by a recent graduate of UCLA School of Law. Posts cover a wide range of topics, but areas of focus include criminal law, constitutional law, law and technology, and commentary on scholarship and legal education.

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Mar 4

    Florida Man Kills Neighbor, Brings Body to Lawyer's Office

    Florida Man Kills Neighbor, Brings Body to Lawyer's Office
    From the incomparable Florida Man Twitter account, I learned of this strange story of a man who claims he killed his neighbor in self-defense, and who brought the body with him to his attorney's office. From the News Press article:A Lee…
  • Mar 3

    Proposed California Ballot Initiative Would Punish Homosexuality With Death, Vigilantism, Banishment

    Proposed California Ballot Initiative Would Punish Homosexuality With Death, Vigilantism, Banishment
    Shifting gears from my last post on Iowa's bill to prohibit sexual orientation conversion therapy for minors, I recently learned about this outrageous ballot initiative that was recently proposed in California. The Huffington Post reports on…
  • Feb 26

    Iowa Bill Would Prohibit Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy for Minor

    Iowa Bill Would Prohibit Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy for Minor
    So reports the Des Moines Register:A bill that would ban Iowa mental health professionals from trying to change the sexual orientation of gay patients under age 18 was approved by the Iowa Senate Human Resources Committee Wednesday on a…
Rank this Week: 2429

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Mar 4

    Questionable DNA Evidence Gathering Upheld by Supreme Court

    Questionable DNA Evidence Gathering Upheld by Supreme Court
    Most people know that if a crime has been committed and fingerprints are left behind, detectives can inspect those fingerprints to determine if you are a match and therefore committed the crime. Other evidence commonly gathered may be blood,…
  • Mar 2

    Marijuana Cultivation, Other Felony Charges for Spanish Fork Couple

    Marijuana Cultivation, Other Felony Charges for Spanish Fork Couple
    On Thursday, Feb. 26, a husband and wife in Spanish Fork were arrested on suspicion of marijuana cultivation for an operation set up in a shed on their property. The couple was booked into the Utah County Jail and is being investigated for…
  • Feb 25

    Utah Wrongful Death Statutes Allow Woman to Sue Self

    Utah Wrongful Death Statutes Allow Woman to Sue Self
    It may sound like the plot to the newest movie to be considered for an award for “Best Comedy,” but the Utah case of Bagley v. Bagley, wherein Barbara Bagley is suing herself is very real. The case was dismissed in January of 2014…
Rank this Week: 5020

The Confrontation Blog

The Confrontation Blog

Covers the Confrontation Clause and developments related to Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004). By University of Michigan Law Professor Richard D. Friedman.

http://confrontationright.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Solemnity

    Solemnity
    When the Supreme Court first mentioned solemnity as a criterion for determining whether a statement is testimonial, I thought that it was misplaced:  It’s not as if one has to be solemn to be a witness.   If…
  • Mar 3

    Thinking past Clark: Make that Due Process demand now! (And what to demand.)

    Thinking past Clark: Make that Due Process demand now! (And what to demand.)
    Let’s assume that the Supreme Court holds in Ohio v. Clark that there was no Confrontation Clause violation when the trial court admitted evidence of three-year-old L.P.’s out-of-court statement, even though L.P. not only did not…
  • Mar 2

    The Clark argument

    The Clark argument
    I attended the argument in Ohio v. Clark today.  I thought the case was well argued on all sides (including by Mathew Meyer for the State; he was put on the case, as I understand it, only seven days ago).  Here are a few…
Rank this Week: 2530

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
  • Mar 4

    Talk to Your Kids about Distracted Walking

    Talk to Your Kids about Distracted Walking
    In 2014, 24 of the 151 pedestrian deaths in the state of Pennsylvania involved young people ages zero though 24, as reported by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Five teenagers, ages 15 through 19, died in pedestrian accidents in…
  • Mar 3

    The Dangers of Texting and Driving

    The Dangers of Texting and Driving
    Distracted driving is named as a top killer on American roadways every year in the U.S. And, one of the biggest causes of driving while distracted is using a cellphone from behind the wheel. While using any handheld mobile device is…
  • Mar 2

    Wrongful Death Motorcycle Accidents: Persevering in Your Legal Claim

    Wrongful Death Motorcycle Accidents: Persevering in Your Legal Claim
    One hundred eighty-one motorcyclists died in crashes in Pennsylvania in the year 2013, as reported by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. While some of these accidents resulted because of motorcyclist errors, many of them were…
Rank this Week: 1042

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1375

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/
  • Mar 4

    Stamm Testifies Before the Maryland House Judiciary Committee

    Stamm Testifies Before the Maryland House Judiciary Committee
    On March 4, 2015, Leonard Stamm testified in opposition to House Bill 532 which would require officers to tell suspected drunk drivers in a fatal or life threatening injury crash that they are required to submit to an alcohol test. Here is…
  • Feb 2

    Proposals for New DUI Laws in 2015

    Proposals for New DUI Laws in 2015
    1. Change "reasonable grounds" in § 16-205.1 to "probable cause" The Fourth Amendment requires articulable reasonable suspicion to stop a vehicle, Whren v. U.S., 517 U.S. 806, 116 S. Ct. 1769, 135 L. Ed. 2d 89 (1996) and probable cause…
  • Dec 22

    Heien v. North Carolina - Ignorance of the law is no defense - unless you are a cop

    Heien v. North Carolina - Ignorance of the law is no defense - unless you are a cop
    Last week the Supreme Court decided the case of Heien v. North Carolina. In an 8-1 decision, the Court decided that even though an officer stopped a driver for conduct that was later decided NOT to be illegal, that the officer's objectively…
Rank this Week: 3186

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Mar 4

    Jury Duty, Do I Have to Go?

    Jury Duty, Do I Have to Go?
    Why It’s Important to Heed a Jury Duty Summons For most people, jury duty is a pain. Who can afford to take time out to spend days at the courthouse? When a jury summons arrives it’s tempting to ignore it, but be forewarned. There…
  • Mar 1

    Sealing Juvenile Records in Nevada

    Sealing Juvenile Records in Nevada
    Sealing of Juvenile Records in Nevada Part of growing up is making poor choices. Some of these carry heavy consequences, like being charged with juvenile delinquency. Most kids learn their lesson after suffering the consequences.…
  • Feb 28

    Criminal Defense Overview

    Criminal Defense Overview
    Criminal Defense Overview Being charged with a crime is stressful, and the consequences of being found guilty are serious. That’s why selecting an experienced criminal defense attorney is so important. In Nevada, people may face…
Rank this Week: 3721

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Mar 4

    What charges can be expunged in AZ?

    What charges can be expunged in AZ?
    In Arizona, a charge cannot be expunged in Arizona unless the offender was under the age of 18 at the time of the offense and the case was handled in juvenile criminal court. However, most types of criminal charges, except some felonies, can…
  • Mar 2

    Selfies & Snapchat become New Tools for Law Enforcement

    Selfies & Snapchat become New Tools for Law Enforcement
    There are many things that have entered the digital arena in the past decade that were not available in years prior, both in regards to criminals and law enforcement. Those include Facebook, smartphones, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat,…
  • Feb 27

    Can you get your sex offender registration requirement removed in AZ?

    Can you get your sex offender registration requirement removed in AZ?
    It’s not likely that you’ll be able to have your sex offender registration requirement removed in Arizona, but you may be able to have the charges against you dismissed or lowered to a lesser charge if the sexual offense is…
Rank this Week: 2106

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
  • Mar 4

    When Driving with a Suspended License Becomes a Crime

    When Driving with a Suspended License Becomes a Crime
    If caught driving with a suspended license during you DWI suspension, the penalties are serious Continue reading →
  • May 15

    Cranfords are the First Manufactured Marijuana Cigarette

    Cranfords are the First Manufactured Marijuana Cigarette
    In a funny sort of coincidence, the company producing the first manufactured marihuana cigarettes has named the product Cranfords. The machine rolled cannabis cigarettes come in tins of 10 filtered joints and each tin contains a quarter ounce…
  • May 15

    Cranfords are the First Manufactured Marijuana Cigarette

    Cranfords are the First Manufactured Marijuana Cigarette
    In a funny sort of coincidence, the company producing the first manufactured marihuana cigarettes has named the product Cranfords. The machine rolled cannabis cigarettes come in tins of 10 filtered joints and each tin contains a quarter ounce…
Rank this Week: 3987

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

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

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
  • Mar 4

    Goodyear Rolls Out $16 M Settlement With SEC, Putting Brakes on FCPA Charge

    Goodyear Rolls Out $16 M Settlement With SEC, Putting Brakes on FCPA Charge
    On February 24, 2015, the SEC announced that it had reached an agreement with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (“Goodyear”) for Goodyear to disgorge more than $16 million to settle FCPA charges stemming from its Kenyan and Angolan…
  • Feb 24

    Highlights From SEC Speaks 2015

    Highlights From SEC Speaks 2015
    Securities and Exchange Commission leadership and staff members addressed the public on February 20-21 at the annual “SEC Speaks” conference in Washington, D.C.  Common themes among the numerous presentations included the…
  • Feb 24

    To Whom Must The Whistle Blow? SEC Asks Second Circuit for Deference on Scope of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection

    To Whom Must The Whistle Blow? SEC Asks Second Circuit for Deference on Scope of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection
    In an amicus brief filed earlier this month in Berman v. Neo@Ogilvy LCC, the SEC asked the Second Circuit to defer to the Commission and hold that individuals who report misconduct internally are covered by the anti-retaliation protections of…
Rank this Week: 3331

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

Answers common questions about arrests, court procedures and penalties that apply to the Fort Walton Beach & Destin, Florida area. By Shawn Lupella.

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
Rank this Week: 2703

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 4

    South Florida Man Charged with Growing Marijuana Found Not Guilty

    South Florida Man Charged with Growing Marijuana Found Not Guilty
    On Monday, a South Florida man was acquitted by a Broward County jury after claiming that the dozens of marijuana plants he had been growing were used "for his own medical purposes." Our Palm Beach and Broward County marijuana crime defense…
  • Mar 2

    New Proof Required in Hit-and-Run Case

    New Proof Required in Hit-and-Run Case
    As our Palm Beach and Broward County hit-and-run attorneys know, such cases aren't always as straightforward as they might seem. Last week, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that in order for someone to be convicted of leaving the scene of a…
  • Feb 27

    On Cellphone Video: Broward Deputy Drags Mentally Ill Woman by Feet

    On Cellphone Video: Broward Deputy Drags Mentally Ill Woman by Feet
    This past week, the Sun Sentinel reported on a story that's been making national headlines ever since: a Broward County Deputy dragged a woman through a courthouse by her feet. The officer, who pulled the woman by the shackles around her…
Rank this Week: 1298

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Child Pornography, the Alford Plea and Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

    Child Pornography, the Alford Plea and Ineffective Assistance of Counsel
    After Joshua Zachary Matter was “charged with two felonies for possession and dissemination of pornography on a computer”, he agreed toenter an Alford pleato the possession-related charge in exchange for the state's…
  • Mar 2

    Tweets, Terroristic Threats and "True Threats"

    Tweets, Terroristic Threats and "True Threats"
    For reasons we will get to in a moment, the State of Missouri charged Robert Metzinger with “making a terroristic threat under [Missouri Revised Statutes] § 574.115(4).”  State v. Metzinger, 2015 WL 790463 (Missouri…
  • Feb 27

    The Lottery Terminal, Computer Crime and "Authorization"

    The Lottery Terminal, Computer Crime and "Authorization"
    After Caryn Aline Nascimento was “convicted of one count of aggravated first-degree theft and one count of computer crime”, she appealed.  State v. Nascimento, 2015 WL 465188 (Court of Appeals of Oregon2015).  On appeal,…
Rank this Week: 2465

Lori Levin Blog

Lori Levin Blog

Covers Illinois criminal justice, juvenile justice, guardianship and mental health law issues.

http://www.lorilevinlaw.com/blog.html
  • Mar 4

    Women's History Month

    Women's History Month
        This month is Women's History Month. In order to acknowledge trailblazing women, I have been highlighting them on my professional Facebook page located at www.facebook.com/chicagodefense. So far, all of the posts have been…
  • Mar 1

    Monday, the Circuit Court of Cook County is Closed in Honor of Pulaski Day

    Monday, the Circuit Court of Cook County is Closed in Honor of Pulaski Day
      The Circuit Court of Cook County will be closed on Monday, March 2, in honor of Casimir Pulaski Day. Who was Casimir Pulaski? He was a Polish nobleman who met Benjamin Franklin in Paris and was persuaded to help the American colonies…
  • Feb 8

    Contacting Counsel Prior to Meeting with the Police Regarding Investigation

    Contacting Counsel Prior to Meeting with the Police Regarding Investigation
        Please remember that when a police officer wishes to discuss and investigation of a crime with you or your child, you have a right to have counsel present. Very often, law abiding persons or parents believe that cooperating…
Rank this Week: 3235

Norm Pattis Blog

Norm Pattis Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.pattisblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Sentencing and its Discontent

    Sentencing and its Discontent
    I was sitting with a client, a federal prosecutor and a FBI agent the other night. We were engaged in what is known as a “reverse proffer.” That’s where the government tells a defendant what it intends to prove at trial. The…
  • Feb 27

    Defense Lawyers as "Law Enforcement" Officer

    Defense Lawyers as "Law Enforcement" Officer
    At courthouses throughout the state, the public at large is required to walk through a metal detector to gain entrance. This includes criminal defense lawyers. Prosecutors and cops are waved right through the security measures. Why? They are…
  • Feb 26

    The Fallacy of Accountability

    The Fallacy of Accountability
    Now that we've abolished the death penalty in Connecticut, at least insofar as future cases are concerned, the fate of those currently on death row being much at issue, there is really no cause for jurors ever lawfully to consider the…
Rank this Week: 1524

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/
  • Mar 3

    Actor Anthony Mackie Convicted of Drunk Driving

    Actor Anthony Mackie Convicted of Drunk Driving
    Actor Anthony Mackie, who is best known for roles in "Captain America: Winter Soldier", "Eight Mile" and "The Hurt Locker" was recently convicted of driving under the influence according to a recent report from New York Daily News. …
  • Feb 28

    Police Arrest Two Men for "Icing" the Road after Drunk Driving Crash

    Police Arrest Two Men for "Icing" the Road after Drunk Driving Crash
    According to a recent news report from the Daily Record, New Jersey police arrested two men who were involved in an alleged drunk driving car accident, which they later attempted to cover up. Authorities say one of the two men crashed his…
  • Feb 25

    Amherst Police Arrest Two UMass Students for Drunk Driving

    Amherst Police Arrest Two UMass Students for Drunk Driving
    It should come as no surprise that college students tend to drink more heavily and more often than older Americans. With increased drinking also comes increased risk - not only risk with their own safety, but risk involving the safety of…
Rank this Week: 3184

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By William Wallshein, P.A.

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

    Burglary: Structures and Conveyance

    Burglary: Structures and Conveyance
    It is serious to be charged with burglary. In Florida, there are three types of burglary. Learn more from William Wallshein.
  • Feb 26

    Withdrawal of Guilty Pleas in Florida

    Withdrawal of Guilty Pleas in Florida
    Most prosecutions end in a plea deal. But, a plea of guilty can be changed in some circumstances. Learn more from the South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog.
  • Feb 24

    Vanilla Ice Arrested for Home Burglary in Florida

    Vanilla Ice Arrested for Home Burglary in Florida
    Burglary is a serious crime. Learn about what burglary is, how it is punished in the criminal justice system, and what defenses are available from William Wallshein.
Rank this Week: 1244

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Mar 3

    SARBANES-OXLEY, SHORT FISH & FEDERAL OVERKILL.

    SARBANES-OXLEY, SHORT FISH & FEDERAL OVERKILL.
    Sarbanes-Oxley, Short Fish & Federal Overkill. Yates v. United States, 514 U.S. __ (Decided February 25, 2015), is an interesting case.  Yates was a fishing boat captain, on a multi-day fishing run off the coast of Florida, when his…
  • Feb 23

    ANNOUNCEMENT: MAY 21, 2015, YORK BAR ASSOCIATION OUI CLE, SACO.

    ANNOUNCEMENT: MAY 21, 2015, YORK BAR ASSOCIATION OUI CLE, SACO.
    Posted By:  Edmund R. Folsom Date:  February 23, 2015   ANNOUNCEMENT: MAY 21, 2015, YORK BAR ASSOCIATION OUI CLE, SACO. Below are the comments of Scott Houde, Esq., organizer of the May 21, 2015, continuing education program on…
  • Jan 10

    THE 1ST AMENDMENT AND A COWED PRESS.

    THE 1ST AMENDMENT AND A COWED PRESS.
    THE 1ST AMENDMENT AND A COWED PRESS. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. January 10, 2015   Free speech is under attack in the free nations of the western world, in a way more effective than I have otherwise seen in my lifetime. We are…
Rank this Week: 3472

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

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

    Florida Connection to Silk Road Case, Bitcoin, Money Laundering and More

    Florida Connection to Silk Road Case, Bitcoin, Money Laundering and More
    In late January, a U.S. District Judge sentenced a Cape Coral, Florida man to four years in federal prison and the forfeiture of almost $1 million after he pleaded guilty to the charge of tax evasion. Robert Faiella accepted the plea which…
  • Feb 16

    Eight Arrested in Offshore Gambling Ring with Connection to Organized Crime

    Eight Arrested in Offshore Gambling Ring with Connection to Organized Crime
    After an investigation that went on for over half a year, eight South Florida men were taken into custody as the result of a sting that covered territory along the East Coast in an offshore online sports gambling ring that was operated out of…
  • Jan 24

    South Florida Ex-Convict Faces Federal Weapons Charge

    South Florida Ex-Convict Faces Federal Weapons Charge
    Michael Paul Watkins of Inverness had successfully escaped from custody previously on two separate occasions after being convicted for the crime of fondling and handling a minor under the age of sixteen years in Florida State Court. He was…
Rank this Week: 3494

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, breath testing, and field sobriety tests in Minnesota. By Charles A. Ramsay & Associates, PLLC.

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

    Never Stop Learning: The Science of Defending DWIs in Minnesota

    Never Stop Learning: The Science of Defending DWIs in Minnesota
    Ramsay Law Firm has been at the cutting edge of DWI defense in Minnesota for over a decade, and maintaining that position as top-notch DWI defense attorneys means constantly learning and developing new skills.We recently went to…
  • Feb 13

    Star Tribune Interviews Attorney Dan Koewler To Discuss the State v. Bernard DWI Test Refusal Decision

    Star Tribune Interviews Attorney Dan Koewler To Discuss the State v. Bernard DWI Test Refusal Decision
    In the wake of the Bernard decision (the Minnesota Supreme Court's latest decision finding Minnesota's DWI Test Refusal Law constitutional, after previous attempts to obtain review of the constitutional issue were rejected by the United…
  • Feb 13

    Star Tribune Interviews Dan Koewler Regarding the Bernard DWI Test Refual Decision

    Star Tribune Interviews Dan Koewler Regarding the Bernard DWI Test Refual Decision
    In the wake of the Bernard decision (the Minnesota Supreme Court's latest decision finding Minnesota's DWI Test Refusal Law Constitutional, after previous attempts were rejected by the United States Supreme Court) Ramsay Law Firm was peppered…
Rank this Week: 1363

New York Legal Blog

New York Legal Blog

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

http://www.nylegalblog.com/
  • Mar 3

    Another Tragic Wrong Way Accident On Hudson Valley Highway

    Another Tragic Wrong Way Accident On Hudson Valley Highway
    On February 27, 2015, 46 year old Paul Duncan, a seventeen year veteran of the NYPD and married father of a teenage daughter, was killed in a wrong way crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway, just south of Route 100B in Greenburgh.  Duncan…
  • Feb 27

    Bruce Jenner Faces Possible Criminal And Civil Liability In Fatal Car Accident

    Bruce Jenner Faces Possible Criminal And Civil Liability In Fatal Car Accident
    Ex Olympic decathlon star and TV personality Bruce Jenner, 65, was involved in a serious car crash on February 7, 2015 on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, CA.  In the accident, 69 year old widow Kim Howe was killed, and five others…
  • Feb 20

    NHL Facing Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Similar To NFL

    NHL Facing Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Similar To NFL
    The National Hockey League was sued by 29 former players in the United States District Court in Minnesota last week, joining several others who brought suit last year against the league contending that the NHL ignored substantial evidence of…
Rank this Week: 1015

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/
  • Mar 3

    Is this the new way to protect your rights at a DUI checkpoint?

    Is this the new way to protect your rights at a DUI checkpoint?
    The Fourth Amendment to the Constitution protects Americans against "unreasonable search and seizure." The interpretation of this protection as it relates to DUI traffic stops has been, at times, complicated. Generally speaking, law…
  • Feb 27

    As pot legalization increases, teen pot use is declining

    As pot legalization increases, teen pot use is declining
    We have previously written about the changing approach to drug policy in various parts of the United States. Although marijuana is illegal here in Louisiana for any and all purposes, a significant number of states have legalized marijuana for…
  • Feb 20

    Louisiana's shameful history of prosecutorial misconduct

    Louisiana's shameful history of prosecutorial misconduct
    Our justice system was designed in such a way that when it comes to criminal matters, the government alone can prosecute individuals accused of wrongdoing. There were many reasons the system was set up this way, likely including the hope...
Rank this Week: 3495