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Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Jan 27

    Gegenüberstellung durch Wahllichtbildvorlage: Den Verdächtigen bei der Polizei sicher wiedererkannt?

    Gegenüberstellung durch Wahllichtbildvorlage: Den Verdächtigen bei der Polizei sicher wiedererkannt?
    Seit jeher werden Tatverdächtige den Zeugen zur Wiedererkennung gegenübergestellt. So wie man das aus dem Fernsehkrimi kennt, wird die Gegenüberstellung allerdings nur noch selten gemacht, da diese mehr und mehr durch eine…
  • Jan 25

    Zum Umgang des Strafverteidigers mit der Presse

    Zum Umgang des Strafverteidigers mit der Presse
    In Kapitalstrafsachen, der Wirtschaftskriminalität, aber auch bei Sexualdelikten sieht sich der Strafverteidiger häufig mit der versammelten Presse konfrontiert, die einerseits auf Information drängen und andererseits den…
  • Jan 25

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 94

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 94
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
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Norm Pattis Blog

Norm Pattis Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.pattisblog.com/
  • Jan 27

    Death? Maybe

    Death? Maybe
    I've been reading the press reports about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's jury selection in Boston with a growing sense of ambivalence. Tsarnaev, you will recall, is the surviving suspect in the 2013 bombing at the Boston Marathon. I have for decades…
  • Jan 24

    DCF: Big Sister Knows Best

    DCF: Big Sister Knows Best
    Dying scares me less than suffering. Perhaps that’s because I’ve reached an age at which I attend more funerals than weddings. But I can imagine nothing more terrifying than to be forced to suffer. So my heart goes out to…
  • Jan 24

    Welcome to the New Boss: The Flash Mob

    Welcome to the New Boss: The Flash Mob
    Power, Moises Naim tells us, is everywhere on the decline: whether in the realm of corporations, the effective military reach of the state, or religion—leaders don't have the unquestioned clout they once enjoyed. This presents great…
Rank this Week: 1149

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Covers Florida criminal laws concerning drug offenses. By W. F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Jan 26

    Five Things to Know - Florida Medical Marijuana - Complete Text of Proposed 2015 Law

    Five Things to Know - Florida Medical Marijuana - Complete Text of Proposed 2015 Law
    Five Things to Know About the Florida Medical Marijuana Act of 2015 Florida Medical Marijuana Complete Text of Proposed 2015 LawThe new law proposed in Florida may be known as  “The Florida Medical Marijuana Act.” Yesterday,…
  • Dec 27

    Death of a Weed Dealer - Tampa, Florida

    Death of a Weed Dealer - Tampa, Florida
    Tampa, Florida -  $2.00 Worth of Weed, an urban assault vehicle, and a death - Confidential Informant Turns on Tampa Drug Cops-  they say, "A C.I. is credible, and their information is verifiable, until they no longer…
  • Oct 30

    Drug Dog Sniffs - Bo the Dog Busts his Owner

    Drug Dog Sniffs - Bo the Dog Busts his Owner
    Drug Dog SniffsDrug Dog Search Update - Breaking news that an unwitting dog helped police bust his owner. The cops were chasing a drug suspect who hid in tall grass. The narcs had noticed the suspect had a dog. For those playing along at…
Rank this Week: 3898

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/
Rank this Week: 4464

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

Provides New York criminal law updates and commentary. By Easton Thompson Kasperek.

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 26

    Don’t talk to federal agents. Ever.

    Don’t talk to federal agents. Ever.
    Regent Law Professor James Duane’s lecture “Don’t Talk To The Police,” outlining why citizens should always exercise their 5th Amendment right to remain silent when questioned by government agents can found…
  • Dec 28

    Police Ignorance Is An Excuse Under Federal, But Not New York, Law

    Police Ignorance Is An Excuse Under Federal, But Not New York, Law
    by Jill Paperno, Esq., author of Representing the Accused:A Practical Guide to Criminal Defenseand Brian Shiffrin, Esq., Easton Thompson Kasperek Shiffrin LLP On December 15, 2014, in Heien v. North Carolina, the United States…
  • Dec 28

    Which Came First, the Chicken, the Egg, the Search or the Arrest?

    Which Came First, the Chicken, the Egg, the Search or the Arrest?
     by Jill Paperno, Esq.author of Representing the Accused:A Practical Guide to Criminal DefenseWhen you are handling probable cause hearings in which you are seeking to suppress evidence obtained as a result of a search, you must be…
Rank this Week: 1249

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Los Angeles DUI Community Ponders Oklahoma’s New Anti-Alcohol Purchasing Restriction

    Los Angeles DUI Community Ponders Oklahoma’s New Anti-Alcohol Purchasing Restriction
    This Los Angeles DUI blog constantly scours the national landscape (or at least attempts to do so) to identify important legal trends in the field. State lawmakers – often out of desperation – sometimes decide to “get…
  • Jan 23

    Father Charged with DUI While Driving His 2 Autistic Children

    Father Charged with DUI While Driving His 2 Autistic Children
    All but four states in the nation have laws on the books that increase penalties for people who drive DUI while transporting children. In California, police recently arrested a man named Joel Feseer for precisely this crime and hit him with…
  • Jan 21

    Kentucky State Senator Begs Press for Special Treatment After DUI

    Kentucky State Senator Begs Press for Special Treatment After DUI
    As Los Angeles DUI attorneys can attest, some CEOs, politicians and celebrities really do feel entitled to special treatment in the legal system, even though the law strives to treat everyone equally. Long-time Kentucky Congressman Brandon…
Rank this Week: 1332

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers arrests, criminal appeals, drug offenses, federal crimes and searches and seizure in Texas. By Michael J. Brown.

http://www.texascriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1054

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jan 26

    Drastic Increase in Utah Poaching Incidents Past Two Year

    Drastic Increase in Utah Poaching Incidents Past Two Year
    According to recent figures from state wildlife officials, poaching incidents in Utah have increased by more than 30 percent over the past two years. However, officials say these numbers may not be representative of what is actually happening…
  • Jan 21

    Iron County Prosecutors Drop Ag-gag Charges, Law Examined

    Iron County Prosecutors Drop Ag-gag Charges, Law Examined
    Four animal activists who were allegedly on private property at a hog farm in Iron County in September have been released from charges of Utah’s agricultural interference law, also known as an ag-gag law. The activists will still face…
  • Jan 19

    New Public Enemy No. 1 Warrant Includes Attempted Murder, Other Charge

    New Public Enemy No. 1 Warrant Includes Attempted Murder, Other Charge
    The Salt Lake City Metro Gang Unit named a new Public Enemy No. 1 on Friday, Jan. 16. The warrant for his arrest includes charges of attempted murder and felony discharge of a weapon. Currently an adult, the man has a juvenile record as well.…
Rank this Week: 4838

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1883

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of Mark Sherman LLC.

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    I Just Got Arrested in Stamford Connecticut. Do I Have To Tell My Boss / Employer?

    I Just Got Arrested in Stamford Connecticut. Do I Have To Tell My Boss / Employer?
    Top Stamford Connecticut criminal lawyers get this question all the time.  If you have been arrested in Stamford or Greenwich Connecticut, do you have to report the arrest to your employer or boss? Tricky question. Easy answer……
  • Jan 20

    Connecticut Massage Parlor Patronizing Prostitution Arrests Continue

    Connecticut Massage Parlor Patronizing Prostitution Arrests Continue
    The recent raid of a Wilton Connecticut massage parlor and arrests in Stamford, Greenwich and Danbury for Patronizing Prostitution under CGS 53a-83 and Prostitution under CGS 53a-82 remind us that Connecticut massage parlors are prime targets…
  • Jan 11

    Making Progress in Scrubbing the Internet & Removing Your Connecticut Online Arrest Report

    Making Progress in Scrubbing the Internet & Removing Your Connecticut Online Arrest Report
    In 2014, we received an unprecedented number of calls from people who were arrested in Stamford and Greenwich Connecticut for domestic violence, DUI / DWI, or Disorderly Conduct…who did everything the court asked them to…and had…
Rank this Week: 1704

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Boynton Beach Police Officer Accused Of Rape | Seeking Pretrial Release

    Boynton Beach Police Officer Accused Of Rape | Seeking Pretrial Release
    Stephen Maiorino, a married Boynton Beach police officer and a father of two, has been accused of on-duty rape and is seeking pretrial release. The prosecutor called the officer a danger to the victim and the rest of the community. The…
  • Jan 21

    Search & Seizure | Fourth Amendment

    Search & Seizure | Fourth Amendment
    Search & Seizure The United States was founded on personal liberties. When America’s Founding Fathers drafted the Constitution, they sought to protect the people from a villainous government. The Fourth Amendment allows us to live…
  • Jan 19

    Ineffective Assistance of Counsel | Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.850

    Ineffective Assistance of Counsel | Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.850
    Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.850 An appeal based on the Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.850, is an appeal of last resort. It is used when all other appeals have been exhausted. This appeal is a…
Rank this Week: 1844

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Covers Minnesota criminal law topics. By Thomas Gallagher.

http://minneapoliscriminallawyer.liberty-lawyer.com
Rank this Week: 3968

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law in Florida. By Pawuk & Pawuk, P.A.

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Juvenile Car Burglarie

    Juvenile Car Burglarie
    One of the most common juvenile crimes that I see are juvenile car burglaries.  These frequently happen in neighborhoods where kids may be walking around at night and trying to open up unlocked cars looking for loose change or…
  • Dec 14

    Occasional, Infrequent ‘Alarms’ from Ankle Monitoring Device Not Enough to Violate Probation

    Occasional, Infrequent ‘Alarms’ from Ankle Monitoring Device Not Enough to Violate Probation
    Most of us have known the frustration of trying to keep our cell phones charged. A recent smartphone commercial playfully mocks the “wall huggers” who are tethered to electrical outlets at airports and other public venues. For one…
  • Dec 11

    Beware: Ignoring Your Arrest Warrant Will Not Make It Go Away

    Beware: Ignoring Your Arrest Warrant Will Not Make It Go Away
    Those who study the social sciences may speak of the “Ostrich effect,” or information aversion, which is the technique of dealing with risky situations by pretending they don’t exist. The name comes from the old myth that…
Rank this Week: 2441

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Blog

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Nevada criminal law updates and news. Published by Neil Shouse & Associates.

http://www.las-vegas-criminal-defense-blog.com/
  • Jan 26

    9th Circuit upholds man's Reno conviction for illegal campain contribution

    9th Circuit upholds man's Reno conviction for illegal campain contribution
    Today the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Nevada federal District Court conviction of Harvey Whittemore for illegal campaign contributions. He had been found guilty in Reno for illegally funneling more than one hundred thousand…
  • Jan 20

    Man arrested in Las Vegas for anti-cop Facebook rant

    Man arrested in Las Vegas for anti-cop Facebook rant
    Recently Dustin McCaskill of Colorado was arrested in Las Vegas for reportedly making death threats to police on Facebook. Prior to arrest, the FBI had warned him to cease publishing threats on his Facebook page, which is dedicated to…
  • Jan 4

    Fake missionaries get possible life sentence for Las Vegas robbery

    Fake missionaries get possible life sentence for Las Vegas robbery
    Recently a Clark County District Court judge handed down a possible life sentence to two men who pretended to be Mormon missionaries in order to gain access to and rob a Las Vegas home. In September a jury convicted them of armed robbery,…
Rank this Week: 4236

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Jan 26

    Is Colorado's Recreational Marijuana Law A Nuisance?

    Is Colorado's Recreational Marijuana Law A Nuisance?
    Yes, according to the authors of "Fear and Loathing in Colorado: Invoking the Supreme Court's Jurisdiction to Challenge The Marijuana-Legalization Experiment." Their proposed remedy? Similar to any other polluter, Colorado should…
  • Jan 26

    "The Impact of Marijuana Policies on Youth: Clinical, Research, and Legal Update"

    "The Impact of Marijuana Policies on Youth: Clinical, Research, and Legal Update"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new report coming from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Here is its abstract: This technical report updates the 2004 American Academy of Pediatrics abstract technical report on the…
  • Jan 26

    Can and should recent Rand report for Vermont inform all reform debates in all states?

    Can and should recent Rand report for Vermont inform all reform debates in all states?
    As highlighted in this prior post, earlier this month the RAND Drug Policy Research Center released this big policy/research report on marijuana reform titled "Considering Marijuana Legalization: Insights for Vermont and Other…
Rank this Week: 2029

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 26

    Concealed Weapons In Arizona – Apparently Way Too Confusing For Lawyer

    Concealed Weapons In Arizona – Apparently Way Too Confusing For Lawyer
    An out of state lawyer called me earlier today with questions about Arizona’s concealed carry law. As we spoke, I Googled “misconduct involving weapons az” to pull up the statute. The law was the first result, as it should…
  • Jan 23

    A Big Year For Marijuana DUI

    A Big Year For Marijuana DUI
    In Arizona, a marijuana DUI used to be a pretty cut and dried thing. The law said it was a crime to be in actual control of a vehicle with marijuana “or its metabolite” in your body, and courts treated it as a strict liability…
  • Jan 18

    How To (Really) Get Through A DUI Checkpoint

    How To (Really) Get Through A DUI Checkpoint
    An interesting DUI checkpoint video has been circulating lately. In it, the driver gets through without even rolling down his window, passing by with ease thanks to a plastic bag attached to his car with a string. The bag contained his…
Rank this Week: 1248

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Money Laundering in New York

    Money Laundering in New York
    White collar crime" can describe a wide variety of crimes, but they all typically involve crime committed through deceit and motivated by financial gain. The most common white collar crimes are various types of fraud, embezzlement, tax…
  • Jan 24

    Money Laundering in New York

    Money Laundering in New York
    Money laundering statutes make it a crime to transfer money derived from almost any criminal activity (including organized crime, white-collar offenses, and drug transactions) into seemingly legitimate channels, in an attempt to disguise the…
  • Jan 22

    Insurance Fraud in the Fifth through First Degree...cont

    Insurance Fraud in the Fifth through First Degree...cont
    Health care criminal fraud in the fourth degree under New York Penal Law S 177.10 states that: A person is guilty of health care fraud in the fourth degree when such person, on one or more occasions, commits the...
Rank this Week: 1063

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving laws, news and false evidence. By Lawrence Taylor.

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Proposed Law would Ban DUI Offenders from Buying Alcohol

    Proposed Law would Ban DUI Offenders from Buying Alcohol
    Ban the instrumentality used during the commission of a crime and that will stop the crime, at least that’s the thought. Sen. Patrick Anderson (R) of Oklahoma has introduced a new bill which would allow a court to ban people convicted…
  • Jan 19

    Supreme Court Refuses to Decide Warrantless Forcible Blood Draw Dispute

    Supreme Court Refuses to Decide Warrantless Forcible Blood Draw Dispute
    The United States Supreme Court has announced that it will not hear an appeal from Colorado by prosecutors on whether officers should be allowed to forcibly take blood from a DUI suspect without a warrant. The United States Supreme…
  • Jan 12

    Body Cameras for Law Enforcement Could Assist in DUI Case

    Body Cameras for Law Enforcement Could Assist in DUI Case
    In the wake of the recent events surrounding Michael Brown’s death, Eric Garner’s death, and other similar incidences raising concerns of excessive force by law enforcement, many police agencies are considering and some actually…
Rank this Week: 2521

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Jan 26

    Collateral Consequences and Ray Rice

    Collateral Consequences and Ray Rice
    Earlier this month, my colleague Lucien E. Dervan highlighted the issue of collateral consequences as one of the criminal justice hot topics of the year ("Collateral Consequences in 2015, " Jan. 7,2015). Prof. Dervan mentioned the…
  • Jan 22

    New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Faces Federal Fraud Charge

    New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Faces Federal Fraud Charge
    The New York Times has the story, with a link to the criminal complaint, here. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara followed his longstanding tradition of holding a press conference in order to make inflammatory, prejudicial, and improper public…
  • Jan 21

    Australian Bank Bill Swap Rate Investigation Continue

    Australian Bank Bill Swap Rate Investigation Continue
    For more than a year now, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission has been investigating a number of large Australian banks regarding allegations of collusion in the setting of the Bank Bill Swap Rate (BBSR). The BBSR is an…
Rank this Week: 2636

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Is Police Brutality Avoidable?

    Is Police Brutality Avoidable?
    Every year, innocent people die by the hands of law enforcement. However, many of these deaths could be avoided by handling the situation correctly when approached by police. Our attorneys explain how you could avoid police brutality.
  • Jan 23

    Study Shows Summer Jobs Program Reduces Violent Crime

    Study Shows Summer Jobs Program Reduces Violent Crime
    According to a recent study, violent crime rates may correlate to summer job programs for juveniles. The One Summer Plus program in Chicago showed juvenile violent crime rates dropped when those juveniles participated in a summer jobs…
  • Jan 21

    Could the Sony Hackers Face Federal Charges?

    Could the Sony Hackers Face Federal Charges?
    Will the hackers who attacked Sony and allegedly leaked information face federal charges? Our skilled federal defense attorneys break down the charges the hackers could face if they are arrested by federal law enforcement agencies.
Rank this Week: 554

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Jan 26

    2015 Waste Management Open Kicks Off Today: Beware of DUI Enforcement in Scottsdale, AZ

    2015 Waste Management Open Kicks Off Today: Beware of DUI Enforcement in Scottsdale, AZ
    The Waste Management Open, formerly known as the Phoenix Open, is a professional golf tournament held in late January or early February in Scottsdale, Arizona. Though big players do attend the event—Tiger Woods will be making his first…
  • Jan 23

    Super Bowl XLIX: Avoiding DUI’s on Super Bowl Sunday

    Super Bowl XLIX: Avoiding DUI’s on Super Bowl Sunday
    Arizona is one of the nation’s harshest states when it comes to enforcing and punishing DUI laws. If you’re attending the big game on February 1st in Glendale, or any of the other Super Bowl events scattered across the Phoenix…
  • Jan 21

    Super Bowl XLIX : Expected Increase of Prostitution Solicitation in Glendale and Phoenix, AZ

    Super Bowl XLIX : Expected Increase of Prostitution Solicitation in Glendale and Phoenix, AZ
    Experts are predicting an influx of human traffickers in the Phoenix Valley in the next couple of weeks, based on trends from last year’s Super Bowl in New Jersey. Along with out-of-state fans flooding into town for the big game, there…
Rank this Week: 1625

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
  • Jan 26

    What Are The Penalties For Criminal Coercion (N.J.S.A. 2C:13-5) In New Jersey?

    What Are The Penalties For Criminal Coercion (N.J.S.A. 2C:13-5) In New Jersey?
    In New Jersey, Criminal Coercion (N.J.S.A. 2C:13-5) is a Fourth Degree crime, carrying a potential sentence of 18 months, along with a $10,000 fine. Can Criminal Coercion Be Considered A Third Degree Charge However, if the prosecution…
  • Jan 26

    What Is Criminal Coercion (N.J.S.A. 2C:13-5) In New Jersey?

    What Is Criminal Coercion (N.J.S.A. 2C:13-5) In New Jersey?
    New Jersey’s Criminal Coercion statute (N.J.S.A. 2C:13-5) is used to allege that you “purposely and unlawfully” restricted another’s freedom to engage or not engage in given conduct by threatening them in one of seven…
  • Jan 18

    How Can Burglary (N.J.S.A. 2C:18-2) Be A Domestic Violence Crime In New Jersey?

    How Can Burglary (N.J.S.A. 2C:18-2) Be A Domestic Violence Crime In New Jersey?
    New Jersey’s domestic violence statutes are designed to add additional penalties to a number of crimes when the victim falls into a particular category, such as having been in an intimate relationship with the perpetrator, a family…
Rank this Week: 2602

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: 3524

Nenye Uche Blog

Nenye Uche Blog

Covers Illinois criminal and DUI laws.

http://criminaldefenseattorneyinchicago.com/blog/
  • Jan 26

    Underage DUI In Chicago

    Underage DUI In Chicago
    Driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs ( […]
  • Jan 19

    What Is Illinois Petty Theft?

    What Is Illinois Petty Theft?
    In plain English, the crime of theft occurs when a pers […]
  • Jan 12

    Healthcare Fraud Can Involve Serious Legal Consequence

    Healthcare Fraud Can Involve Serious Legal Consequence
    While white collar crimes may not be as well-publicized as the violent crimes that often dominate the nightly news, they are equally serious in the eyes of the law. One of the most prevelant types of white collar crimes is healthcare fraud,…
Rank this Week: 3308

Clancy & Clancy Texas Law Blog

Clancy & Clancy Texas Law Blog

Reports on new Texas criminal laws, statutes, and current trials in the news.

http://www.dfwcriminallawyer.com/blog
  • Jan 26

    Back-to-back Drunk Driving Incidents in Dalla

    Back-to-back Drunk Driving Incidents in Dalla
    The age-old adage about everything being bigger in Texas isn’t far from the truth when it comes to the number of drunk drivers in the state. In 2013, Texas led the nation in regards to the number of deaths caused by drunk drivers that…
  • Nov 6

    Dallas, Harris Counties Are Deadliest Places For Women In Relationship

    Dallas, Harris Counties Are Deadliest Places For Women In Relationship
    Harris and Dallas Counties in Texas are two of the deadliest for women involved in domestic violence. For both counties in 2013, The Texas Council on Family Violence reported that 20 women died during domestic violence incidents. For many…
  • Nov 4

    Public Drunkenness: When It’s Legal, And When It’s Not

    Public Drunkenness: When It’s Legal, And When It’s Not
    In Texas, persons of legal age (21 years) are allowed to purchase and consume alcohol. This is common knowledge, as is the right of the individual to enjoy the state’s many public spaces. In this Venn diagram of legal activities,…
Rank this Week: 1916

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 26

    Computers, Child Pornography and Forfeiture

    Computers, Child Pornography and Forfeiture
    Federal authorities indicted Justin Paul Gladding on two countsrelated to his possession of child pornography: Count 1: Receipt or Distribution of a Visual Depiction of a Minor Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct in violation of 18 U.S.…
  • Jan 23

    Child pornography, Jurisdiction and the Municipal Police Department

    Child pornography, Jurisdiction and the Municipal Police Department
    As Wikipedia explains, territorial jurisdiction in United States law refers to a court's power over events and persons within the bounds of a particular geographic territory. If a court does not have territorial jurisdiction over…
  • Jan 21

    Contempt, Jailbreaking and the iPad

    Contempt, Jailbreaking and the iPad
    This post examines an opinion the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit recently issued in a civil case:  West Management of Washington, Inc. v. Kattler, 2015 WL 178996 (2015).  It begins by explaining that[t]his appeal arises…
Rank this Week: 2549

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 832

New Orleans Criminal Defense…

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Focuses on local and national news, Louisiana criminal law and public policy concerning criminal law. By Elizabeth B. Carpenter.

http://www.neworleans-criminal-defense.com/attorney-blog/
  • Jan 26

    Re-Homing of a Child – Louisiana Law

    Re-Homing of a Child – Louisiana Law
        Re-Homing of a Child — La. R.S. 14:46.4   This law was enacted during the 2014 legislative session. The statute may be found here.   Re-homing of a child is any one of the following: (1) A transaction, or any…
  • Jan 23

    Solicitation of Transportation in Exchange for Sexual Intercourse

    Solicitation of Transportation in Exchange for Sexual Intercourse
      Solicitation of Funds or Transportation for Certain Unlawful Purposes – La. R.S. 14:107.5     This is a new law that was created during the 2014 legislative session, essentially this law states that it is unlawful…
  • Jan 21

    Residential Contractor Fraud – Louisiana

    Residential Contractor Fraud – Louisiana
      New Statute, Residential Contractor Fraud   By: Elizabeth B. Carpenter    During the 2014 legislative session, the Louisiana law makers repealed the statute for Home Improvement Fraud and replaced it with Residential…
Rank this Week: 2939

White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

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

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
  • Jan 26

    Former S&P Employee Barbara Duka Wants to File TRO to Halt SEC Case

    Former S&P Employee Barbara Duka Wants to File TRO to Halt SEC Case
    As we reported recently, former Standard & Poor’s employee Barbara Duka had sought to stave off SEC administrative charges by seeking an injunction in the Southern District of New York on the ground that the SEC’s…
  • Jan 26

    U.S. Attorney’s Office Says Second Circuit Got it Wrong in Newman

    U.S. Attorney’s Office Says Second Circuit Got it Wrong in Newman
    The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York has decided to challenge the Second Circuit’s recent decision in U.S. v. Newman leading to the dismissal of insider trading charges against Todd Newman and Anthony…
  • Jan 22

    Judge Carter Tosses Four Insider Trading Guilty Pleas in Durant Case Finding Them Insufficient Post-Newman

    Judge Carter Tosses Four Insider Trading Guilty Pleas in Durant Case Finding Them Insufficient Post-Newman
    The effects of the Second Circuit’s decision in U.S. v. Newman have begun to emerge in the Southern District of New York. Today, Judge Andrew L. Carter, Jr. vacated four guilty pleas in U.S. v. Durant, the insider trading case on which…
Rank this Week: 1642

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Covers news and information related to criminal law and life. By Charles M. Rowland II.

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Jan 26

    What Are The Different Types Of Bail Bonds?

    What Are The Different Types Of Bail Bonds?
    When you are arrested for OVI in Ohio, the police have the discretion to release you or to hold you in a local jail. If you are held in jail, you will be given the opportunity to post a bond.  The posting of a bond is often referred…
  • Jan 22

    Huber Heights DUI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II

    Huber Heights DUI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II
    Charles M. Rowland II is proud to be your Huber Heights DUI Attorney.  If you are arrested for misdemeanor DUI / OVI in Huber Heights your case will be heard in the Montgomery County Municipal Court (Eastern…
  • Jan 20

    Xenia OVI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II

    Xenia OVI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II
    Xenia OVI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II has represented clients in the Xenia Municipal Court since 1995.  He limits his practice to OVI defense and stays on the cutting edge of OVI science and the tactics necessary…
Rank this Week: 818

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Jan 26

    Police Officer as Expert at DMV Hearing

    Police Officer as Expert at DMV Hearing
    Q:  You are certified to administer the standardized field sobriety tests? A:  Yes. Q:  So you are familiar with the science behind the standardized field sobriety tests? A:  Yes. Q:  And you are aware that the tests…
  • Jan 22

    Refreshing Recollection at a DMV Hearing

    Refreshing Recollection at a DMV Hearing
    DEFENSE COUNSEL:  Objection. HEARING EXAMINER:  Basis? DEFENSE COUNSEL:  I would ask that the officer testify from memory and not read from his report. HEARING EXAMINER:  Officer, are you testifying from memory or are you…
  • Jan 19

    On The Criminal Defense Attorney Who “Knows” All The Prosecutor

    On The Criminal Defense Attorney Who “Knows” All The Prosecutor
    “I can get you a good deal because I know all the prosecutors.” This is what one of my competitors says to a potential client.  I know this because the client tells me.  She wants to know if I can get the same results…
Rank this Week: 4096

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/
  • Jan 25

    Stay Safe from Drunk Drivers this Super Bowl Sunday

    Stay Safe from Drunk Drivers this Super Bowl Sunday
    Super Bowl Sunday is a lot of people's favorite day of the year. You may be hosting your own party or going to one of the many Super Bowl parties hosted by friends and family. While the day can be a lot of fun, for many that fun involves…
  • Jan 23

    Man Arrested for DUI on New Years' Eve Says Everyone Does It

    Man Arrested for DUI on New Years' Eve Says Everyone Does It
    Every year around the holidays, we tend to see more drunk drivers out on the roads. New Year's Eve probably has more drunk drivers on the road at any given time than any other day during the holiday season. Many people spend the day…
  • Jan 21

    East Boston Power Lines Taken Out by Drunk Driver

    East Boston Power Lines Taken Out by Drunk Driver
    According to a news article in the Boston Herald, a suspected drunk driver crashed his car into a series of equipment operated by the utility company in East Boston. The alleged drunk driving accident occurred around 4 a.m. Witnesses…
Rank this Week: 3138

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Jan 25

    Felony Murder in Florida

    Felony Murder in Florida
    Felony Murder in Florida: Charges For a Homicide That Someone Else Committed First degree murder. It’s the most serious of Florida’s homicide crimes carrying two potential sentences, both of them bleak, death sentence or life…
  • Jan 14

    Jacksonville Public Defender Under Fire

    Jacksonville Public Defender Under Fire
    In the summer of 2013, allegations surfaced regarding possible misconduct by Matt Shirk, the Public Defender for the 4th Judicial Circuit which covers Duval, Clay, and Nassau counties. The allegations largely centered on Shirk’s hiring…
  • Jan 2

    Arrested in Jacksonville over the Holidays?

    Arrested in Jacksonville over the Holidays?
    Have You Been Arrested In Jacksonville? The winter holidays are simultaneously a joyous and stressful time of the year. With more parties and family gatherings than any other time of the year, many people often find themselves out of their…
Rank this Week: 1809

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.bostonsexualabuselawyer.com/
  • Jan 24

    YWCA Receives Grant to Combat Sexual Abuse

    YWCA Receives Grant to Combat Sexual Abuse
    The YWCA of Western Massachusetts has received a substantial grant to fight domestic violence and sexual abuse. The nearly $1 million dollar grant comes from the U.S. Department of Justice. It will be distributed over a three year…
  • Jan 21

    Uber driver indicted in alleged kidnapping, rape

    Uber driver indicted in alleged kidnapping, rape
    The Boston Globe reports that a Boston Uber driver was indicted on charges that he allegedly kidnapped and raped a female passenger in December, according to authorities. Alejandro Done, 46, is charged with kidnapping, three counts of…
  • Jan 19

    Revere man sentenced for rape

    Revere man sentenced for rape
    A Revere man has been sentenced to 2½ years in jail after being convicted of raping a 12-year-old Leominster girl in 2012. Eduardo Varanda was ordered in Worcester Superior Court to serve two years, with the balance suspended for five…
Rank this Week: 4568

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jan 24

    How Long Will it Take for My Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case to Finish?

    How Long Will it Take for My Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case to Finish?
    Across the great state of Georgia, many families, businesses, and individuals have been experiencing tough financial times due to the ongoing economic recession.  Our office receives daily calls from Georgians who are interested in…
  • Jan 10

    What is Credit Counseling and Debtor Education?

    What is Credit Counseling and Debtor Education?
    When Georgians file for a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy application, they must fulfill a requirement called debtor education and they also complete mandatory credit counseling.  The purpose of these two requirements is to help…
  • Jan 10

    My Bankruptcy Attorney is Ignoring Me – What Can I Do?

    My Bankruptcy Attorney is Ignoring Me – What Can I Do?
    In Georgia, many families and small business owners have made an important New Year’s Resolution – to get financially fit in 2015.  If you are carrying a significant debt burden and your income is not keeping pace with your…
Rank this Week: 2013

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/
  • 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…
  • Dec 10

    Miami Woman Sentenced to Life in Prison for Revenge Killing

    Miami Woman Sentenced to Life in Prison for Revenge Killing
    When police responded to a 911 call made by an agitated North Miami woman whose husband was murdered while playing with the couple’s 20 month old son the previous month, they found the bullet riddled body of Ilam Nissim who had been…
  • Nov 26

    US District Court to Hear Convoluted Murder for Hire Case

    US District Court to Hear Convoluted Murder for Hire Case
    Fred Topous Jr. is a registered sex offender who pleaded guilty in 1999 to the charge of assault with intent to penetrate a thirteen year old minor female who just happened to be his boss’s daughter. He can easily be labelled a career…
Rank this Week: 3443

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

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

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Jan 24

    Lessons for Every Lawyer from My Cousin Vinny

    Lessons for Every Lawyer from My Cousin Vinny
    In honor of Bill Belichick’s reference to My Cousin Vinny in his notable press conference today about deflated balls, I’m re-posting my article on what the movie teaches us about the law. My Cousin Vinny is also listed as one of…
  • Dec 29

    Readers’ Favorite Articles in 2014

    Readers’ Favorite Articles in 2014
    Below are the most-read articles in 2014 here at Shaun Kaufman Law. Thank you to my readers for your ongoing support, and here’s to everyone’s success, good health and happiness in 2015! Top 10 Articles Readers’ favorite…
  • Nov 19

    Holiday Office Parties and DUIs: Enjoy the First, Avoid the Second

    Holiday Office Parties and DUIs: Enjoy the First, Avoid the Second
    One of the last things you want after your office party this coming holiday is to get arrested for DUI (Driving Under the Influence). After all, it is bad enough confessing crushes at the water cooler…but it would far worse to go to…
Rank this Week: 3361

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Football Players Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

    Football Players Arrested for Disorderly Conduct
    Just after midnight on Thursday, two Ole Miss football players were arrested for disorderly conduct. There's no word on the circumstances of the arrests, but according to WJTV News Channel 12, they were arrested and booked in Lafayette…
  • Jan 23

    Jackson Drug Bust

    Jackson Drug Bust
    At least two people were arrested in connection with a Hinds County drug bust. According to WJTV News Channel 12, the drug bust went down last Tuesday evening in an alley on North State Street. Apparently, more than $30,000 worth of drugs…
  • Jan 16

    Four Arrested for Carjacking

    Four Arrested for Carjacking
    On Wednesday, January 14, 2015, four people were arrested in connection with at least three carjackings that happened around Jackson. According to WJTV News Channel 12, Malcolm Henderson, Quindarius Love, Dontario Rosell and Marlon Perry were…
Rank this Week: 3090

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI issues, including field sobriety testing, post-conviction relief, ignition interlocks. By Evan M. Levow.

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Proposed Legislation Would Bar Alcohol Purchases After DWI Arrest

    Proposed Legislation Would Bar Alcohol Purchases After DWI Arrest
    Pending legislation in at least two states would restrict sales of alcohol to people convicted of DWI offenses. A bill in the New Mexico State House of Representatives would allow a court to include a prohibition on alcohol purchases in an…
  • Jan 20

    Supreme Court Rules that Traffic Stop Was Lawful, Despite Police Officer’s Misunderstanding of Traffic Law

    Supreme Court Rules that Traffic Stop Was Lawful, Despite Police Officer’s Misunderstanding of Traffic Law
    The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in December 2014 that could have a significant effect on DWI cases in New Jersey. The case involves two fundamental principles of the American criminal justice system. First, law enforcement officers…
  • Jan 13

    Holiday DWI Stories Illustrate Important Principles of New Jersey DWI Law

    Holiday DWI Stories Illustrate Important Principles of New Jersey DWI Law
    The holiday season, starting with Halloween and continuing through Christmas and other winter holidays, always brings stories of unusual events that go “viral” on the internet, including strange or embarrassing DWI arrests. This…
Rank this Week: 4768

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By Kaiser, LeGrand & Dillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2766

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/
  • Jan 23

    Prosecution for Cyberbullying Comes to Illinois in 2015

    Prosecution for Cyberbullying Comes to Illinois in 2015
    Traditional bullying seems to have taken on a new meaning in the digital age. What used to consist of hitting, punching, teasing, or taunting, has in recent years led to digital abuse over online platforms that has led to the ……
  • Jan 23

    Prosecution for Cyberbullying Comes to Illinois in 2015

    Prosecution for Cyberbullying Comes to Illinois in 2015
    Traditional bullying seems to have taken on a new meaning in the digital age. What used to consist of hitting, punching, teasing, or taunting, has in recent years led to digital abuse over online platforms that has led to the suicides of many…
  • Jan 18

    Weapons, Threats, and Violence: Illinois Weapons Defense

    Weapons, Threats, and Violence: Illinois Weapons Defense
    Mere possession of weapons can have a detrimental effect on your future if you are one of the thousands of individuals that is not permitted to carry a weapon under the law. While everyone has a right to bear arms, … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 3775

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/
  • Jan 23

    Minnesota Task Force Asks Lawmakers to Be Tougher on DWI Offenders

    Minnesota Task Force Asks Lawmakers to Be Tougher on DWI Offenders
    The 2015 legislative session is in business, and the Minnesota DWI task force is asking lawmakers to consider an extensive list of measures, all primarily aimed at reducing the number of drunk driving incidents in the state. The task force is…
  • Jan 18

    MN Court Rules New DWI Test Procedures Won’t Impact Old Case

    MN Court Rules New DWI Test Procedures Won’t Impact Old Case
    The Minnesota Court of Appeals recently struck down an attempt by one driver to withdraw a guilty plea related to a previous drunk driving charge. The Court said that while a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision declared it unconstitutional for…
  • Jan 15

    After the DWI Arrest: Top Mistakes to Avoid Making

    After the DWI Arrest: Top Mistakes to Avoid Making
    Drivers who are stopped and arrested for DWI must realize that all their actions from then on are crucial and require serious thought and consideration. Listed below are some of the most common mistakes made by drivers arrested for DWI: …
Rank this Week: 1897

Seattle DUI Attorney Blog

Seattle DUI Attorney Blog

Covers Washington State and Seattle DUI defense, information and news. By Leyba Defense PLLC.

http://seattleduiarrest.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    WA State legislator proposes bill that would make fourth offense DUI a felony

    WA State legislator proposes bill that would make fourth offense DUI a felony
    Now that the 2015 Washington State legislative session is under way.  The annual what can we do to make DUI laws tougher here in Washington State has begin.  The latest example is a proposed bill that would make a fourth offense DUI a…
  • Dec 28

    How often can you expect to have Court on a DUI case?

    How often can you expect to have Court on a DUI case?
    One of the most common questions I get asked as a Seattle DUI Attorney is how many times will I have to go to Court for my DUI case.  The answer is pretty simply.... It depends.   Here are the factors that will determine how often a…
  • Dec 15

    What are the three standardized field sobriety tests administered in a DUI investigation

    What are the three standardized field sobriety tests administered in a DUI investigation
    Have you ever wondered what the three standardized field sobriety tests are in a DUI investigation?  Well today is your lucky day.  DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba and answer this question and offer a basic overview in layman's terms of how they…
Rank this Week: 2997

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Provides legal commentary, opinions, and articles on criminal law.

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
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Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI topics such as breathalyzer and constitutional issues, field sobriety tests, and DUI procedures and rights. By Bruce M. Robinson.

http://www.marylandduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Is it unlawful to blow less then .08 BAC following a DUI stop?

    Is it unlawful to blow less then .08 BAC following a DUI stop?
    Often times people will come into the office charged with DUI after providing a breath sample of less than .07 or .08. They wonder how it is they were charged in Maryland for DUI/DWI when they blew a legal BAC number between .01 and .06. …
  • Jan 12

    Can I be arrested if the cop did not see me drive

    Can I be arrested if the cop did not see me drive
    Can you be arrested for DUI in Maryland if the police did not see you driving your car? To evaluate that question, it must be further broken down to were you sitting in the car or were you outside the car when the police arrived? The easier…
  • Jan 6

    How & When to tell your boss you have to go to court for DUI

    How & When to tell your boss you have to go to court for DUI
    One issue that seems to come up with regularity is whether to tell one's employer or boss that they were arrested and charged with a DUI or other criminal event. Certain people with high levels of clearance or security may be required to…
Rank this Week: 982