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New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall.

https://www.newjerseydwilawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Riding a Motorcycle Under the Influence of Alcohol in New Jersey

    Riding a Motorcycle Under the Influence of Alcohol in New Jersey
    Motorcycles can be a great way to enjoy the open roads. Motorcycle riders, however, should be especially careful on the roads, due to the high risk of injury associated with accidents. Unfortunately, this does not always happen.…
  • Jun 13

    Plea Bargains Not Available in New Jersey DWI Case

    Plea Bargains Not Available in New Jersey DWI Case
    Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is one of the most commonly charged offenses in the state of New Jersey. The Department of Justice found that more than 24,000 people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in New Jersey in…
  • Jun 6

    Drugged Driving Surpasses Drunk Driving in the United State

    Drugged Driving Surpasses Drunk Driving in the United State
    In recent years, public awareness campaigns coupled with law enforcement measures have successfully lowered the overall rate of drunk driving in New Jersey and across the United States. Interestingly enough, however, drugged driving has been…
Rank this Week: 940

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, divorce, DUI, criminal defense and general litigation.

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • Jun 20

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action
    When a lender forecloses on a mortgage and sells the property, it sometimes happens that the sale price does not cover the entire mortgaged amount. For example, you owe the bank $250,000 but the home only sells for $200,000 at auction. The…
  • Jun 15

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest
    Millions of Americans rely on their driver’s license to legally drive to and from work, school, the grocery store, and other destinations. Losing it after a DUI arrest can be inconvenient at best, and life-changing at the worst. The DUI…
  • Jun 10

    6 Illegal Bill Collection Tactics to Watch For

    6 Illegal Bill Collection Tactics to Watch For
    The phone is ringing again, but you don’t pick up because you’re pretty sure who it is: that collection agency that’s been chasing you for overdue credit card or loan payments. You offered to do a payment arrangement, but…
Rank this Week: 3740

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 19

    NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA & JNC STAYS VERY BUSY .......

    NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA & JNC STAYS VERY BUSY .......
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:NEW LAWS IN FLORIDA ..... GOVERNOR SCOTT STAYS BUSY SIGNING BILLS INTO LAW .....SB 118 - CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS:Any person or entity engaged in the business of publishing through a publicly accessible print or electronic…
  • Jun 14

    REGJB REGULAR INDICTED

    REGJB REGULAR INDICTED
    Sam Konell, a REGJB regular has been indicted for health care fraud. Article here. Sorry for slow blogging. In trial. It's hot here in Phoenix...but not for us...just the AUSAs.From the DOJ press release:The indictment alleges…
  • Jun 9

    THE FRAGILITY OF LIFE

    THE FRAGILITY OF LIFE
    The Miami legal community lost two very different lawyers this week. Naphtali Wacks was murdered by a reckless driver who rammed his car into the back of Wacks' car as he drove to work. We can't help but think that Naphtali woke up…
Rank this Week: 480

TCB's Legal Blog

TCB's Legal Blog

Criminal defense news. By Thomas C. Brandstrader.

http://chicagofelony.com/legal-posts/
  • Jun 19

    2017 Martindale Hubbell Judicial Edition

    2017 Martindale Hubbell Judicial Edition
    Highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards reflecting the opinions of members of the Bar and Judiciary.
  • Jan 15

    Martindale-Hubbell Review rating – Judicial edition

    Martindale-Hubbell Review rating – Judicial edition
    Originally posted on CHICAGO CRIMINAL DEFENSE: The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a nonprofit organization of conservative state legislators and private sector representatives that drafts and shares model state-level…
  • Jan 15

    Martindale-Hubbell Review rating – Judicial edition

    Martindale-Hubbell Review rating – Judicial edition
    Originally posted on CHICAGO CRIMINAL DEFENSE: The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a nonprofit organization of conservative state legislators and private sector representatives that drafts and shares model state-level…
Rank this Week: 1574

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://blog.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Jun 19

    What You Need to Know About Your Rights in a Frisk

    What You Need to Know About Your Rights in a Frisk
    Arizona Supreme Court decisions have potential to influence future case decisions when similar questions for the court arise. The Court held that a person can be frisked if the officer has a reasonable belief that a person is armed with a…
  • May 11

    3 Things You Need to Know about Plea Deals and Deferred Prosecution

    3 Things You Need to Know about Plea Deals and Deferred Prosecution
    If you have criminal charges, you will likely face a decision of whether or not to accept a plea deal, or enter a diversion program. This is because most criminal and DUI cases are resolved or terminated before trial. Maricopa County…
  • Apr 7

    How to Protect Your Rights Under the Unconscious Clause

    How to Protect Your Rights Under the Unconscious Clause
    In Arizona police are permitted to request a nonconsensual blood draw, without a warrant, from a DUI suspect who is unconscious under A.R.S. §28- 1321. The provision does have limitations, and the blood draw can be unconstitutional if…
Rank this Week: 3295

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Jun 19

    Debt Collector Defined: Supreme Court Exempts Debt Purchaser

    Debt Collector Defined: Supreme Court Exempts Debt Purchaser
    On behalf of a unanimous Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch delivered his first opinion on June 12 to determine whether debt purchasers fall within the statutory language under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) as debt…
  • Jun 7

    U.S. Supreme Court Indirectly Limits Important Component of DOJ’s FCPA Pilot Program

    U.S. Supreme Court Indirectly Limits Important Component of DOJ’s FCPA Pilot Program
    On June 5, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held in Kokesh v. Securities and Exchange Commission, No. 16-529, that the SEC may not reach beyond the general five year statute of limitations period in order to obtain “ill-gotten…
  • Jun 6

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules Time Limits Apply to SEC Disgorgement Order

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules Time Limits Apply to SEC Disgorgement Order
    A unanimous United States Supreme Court held Monday, in Kokesh v. Securities and Exchange Commission, that the five-year statute of limitations under 28 U.S.C. § 2462 applies to disgorgement sought by the Securities and Exchange…
Rank this Week: 1650

The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

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

http://www.ethicalinvestigator.com/
  • Jun 19

    The Cosby Trial’s Lesson: Evidence is Good, Admissible Evidence is Better

    The Cosby Trial’s Lesson: Evidence is Good, Admissible Evidence is Better
    One lawyer we know has a stock answer when clients ask him how good their case is: “I don’t know. The courts are the most lawless place in America.” What he means is that even though the law is supposed to foster…
  • May 22

    EB-5 Visa Due Diligence: How to Spot the Warning Signs of Fraud

    EB-5 Visa Due Diligence: How to Spot the Warning Signs of Fraud
    Another EB-5 visa fraud, more burned investors. For people outside the United States trying to pick a reputable investment that will get them permanent residency in the U.S., sorting through hundreds of projects is often the hardest part of…
  • May 7

    3 Ways to Improve Law Firm Innovation

    3 Ways to Improve Law Firm Innovation
    Lawyers need to find witnesses. They look for assets to see if it’s worth suing or if they can collect after they win. They want to profile opponents for weaknesses based on past litigation or business dealings. Every legal matter turns…
Rank this Week: 1547

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    What to Do When You’re Questioned by Law Enforcement Officers in Florida

    What to Do When You’re Questioned by Law Enforcement Officers in Florida
    There are a lot of things anyone should understand when being questioned by the police. First and foremost, when the police are asking you questions, they’re often not there to help you; they’re seeking to obtain information that…
  • Jun 15

    Domestic Violence E Book, Part Three

    Domestic Violence E Book, Part Three
    Difference Between Assault, Battery, And Domestic Violence Domestic violence can be assault or battery; domestic violence is just an act that is done against a spouse, a former spouse, an adult related by blood or marriage or even somebody…
  • May 30

    Statutory Requirements and Criminal Sentencing Enhancements in Florida

    Statutory Requirements and Criminal Sentencing Enhancements in Florida
    If you or a loved one faces criminal charges, the first objective, obviously, is to attempt to secure a “not guilty” verdict. This is not, however, the only objective. Even after a “not guilty” verdict is out of reach,…
Rank this Week: 4214

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland laws on drug arrests, DUI and gun crimes. By the Herbst Firm.

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    Troopers Injured In Two DUI Related Accident

    Troopers Injured In Two DUI Related Accident
    Three State Police Troopers were injured last week in two separate drunk driving related accidents. Both accidents occurred in Prince George’s County and in an even greater coincidence both took place on Route 4. Also known as…
  • Jun 13

    Thief Uses Backhoe In Attempted ATM Theft

    Thief Uses Backhoe In Attempted ATM Theft
    Police are on the hunt for a brazen thief who recently attempted to steal an ATM machine with a construction backhoe in Prince George’s County. The failed heist was caught on closed circuit television cameras stationed on the exterior…
  • Jun 5

    Appeals Court Keeps Medical Marijuana Moving

    Appeals Court Keeps Medical Marijuana Moving
    A recent Maryland Court of Appeals order likely prevented months of further delays to the medical marijuana program, and now registered patients may have access to cannabis by the end of the summer. The high court order blocked a Baltimore…
Rank this Week: 3832

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Jun 19

    Teens, Sexting, and the Potential for a Lengthy Prison Sentence

    Teens, Sexting, and the Potential for a Lengthy Prison Sentence
    Recently it was announced the House of Representatives had passed a bill that could effectively leave teenagers facing 15 years in prison for doing something many teens do – sexting, or sending messages or photos via mobile devices that…
  • Feb 24

    Lawmakers Look to Change Michigan State Law Regarding Sexual Predator

    Lawmakers Look to Change Michigan State Law Regarding Sexual Predator
    Currently in the state of Michigan there are four degrees of CSC, or criminal sexual conduct, which a person who allegedly commits a sex-related crime may be charged with depending on various factors. These include first-, second-, third-,…
  • Jan 2

    University of Michigan Football Player Allegedly Touches Woman Inappropriately, Faces Two Counts of CSC

    University of Michigan Football Player Allegedly Touches Woman Inappropriately, Faces Two Counts of CSC
    Recently it was reported that Grant Perry, a wide receiver for the University of Michigan football team from Royal Oak was arrested after allegedly touching a woman in an inappropriate manner as Perry and the woman were in line waiting to…
Rank this Week: 5065

Virginia Traffic Law News

Virginia Traffic Law News

By Caddell Nelson & Reibach.

http://www.cnrlawyers.com/news/
  • Jun 19

    Goochland County Dui Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension!

    Goochland County Dui Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension!
    Goochland County Dui Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension! John Weiland of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law recently ... The post Goochland County Dui Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension! appeared…
  • Jun 17

    96 Mph Reckless Driving In Hanover, Va Reduced To A Minor Traffic Violation

    96 Mph Reckless Driving In Hanover, Va Reduced To A Minor Traffic Violation
      96 Mph Reckless Driving In Hanover, Va Reduced To A Minor Traffic Violation John Weiland of Weiland Upton, Attorneys ... The post 96 Mph Reckless Driving In Hanover, Va Reduced To A Minor Traffic Violation appeared first on Weiland…
  • Jun 16

    90 Mph Reckless Driving In Henrico, Virginia Reduced To Minor Speeding Ticket

    90 Mph Reckless Driving In Henrico, Virginia Reduced To Minor Speeding Ticket
    90 Mph Reckless Driving In Henrico, Virginia Reduced To Minor Speeding Ticket John Weiland of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law ... The post 90 Mph Reckless Driving In Henrico, Virginia Reduced To Minor Speeding Ticket appeared first on Weiland…
Rank this Week: 3460

Whitney S. Boan P.A. Blog

Whitney S. Boan P.A. Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.boanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 19

    What Should I Expect Where Legal Fees Are Concerned

    What Should I Expect Where Legal Fees Are Concerned
    Life is complicated and frustrating enough when you’re charged with a crime without having to worry about all the costs. When you add in the unknown of what legal fees... The post What Should I Expect Where Legal Fees Are Concerned…
  • May 30

    Defending a DUI Charge

    Defending a DUI Charge
    You should never take a DUI arrest lightly. Even a conviction on a misdemeanor DUI charge can result in you having to pay steep fines and spend time in jail.... The post Defending a DUI Charge appeared first on Whitney S. Boan, P.A..
  • May 12

    What is the difference between robbery and burglary?

    What is the difference between robbery and burglary?
    Some people use the terms robbery and burglary interchangeably but the terms actually refer to different crimes and each has its own legal definition and penalties. Robbery and burglary are... The post What is the difference between robbery…
Rank this Week: 465

What's New

What's New

Covers criminal law. By the Law Office of Zachary Margulis-Ohnuma.

https://www.zmolaw.com/news/
  • Jun 19

    Second Circuit Revisits Application of Fourth Amendment to Stored Digital Information

    Second Circuit Revisits Application of Fourth Amendment to Stored Digital Information
    The conviction of Ross Ulbricht, the mastermind behind the Silk Road marketplace on the Dark Web, has given the Second Circuit a chance to explore how to apply the Fourth Amendment to the search and seizure of stored digital…
  • May 18

    Child Pornography and “Substantive Reasonableness”

    Child Pornography and “Substantive Reasonableness”
    In a decision that could have a wide-ranging effect on people convicted of child pornography offenses, the Second Circuit last month struck down a 225-month sentence imposed on a man convicted of having illegal material on his laptops and a…
  • May 12

    New Charging Policy Will Increase Mass Incarceration

    New Charging Policy Will Increase Mass Incarceration
    United States Attorney General Jefferson Sessions put out a tragic new policy today that, if it is followed, will ruin countless lives through the unyielding weight of the federal law. Under the policy, which is outlined in…
Rank this Week: 975

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law news, updates and commentary. Published By Hoffman & Associates

http://www.losangelescriminallawyersblog.com
  • Jun 19

    Different Types of Criminal Offenses in Los Angele

    Different Types of Criminal Offenses in Los Angele
    If you have been charged with a criminal offense, whether it be a drinking while intoxicated or a Los Angeles Hit and Run, you will be required to enter a plea. You may enter a plea of guilty, not guilty or no contest. What the overall…
  • Jun 19

    Consequences of a Los Angeles Hit and Run

    Consequences of a Los Angeles Hit and Run
    If you have been arrested for a Los Angeles Hit and Run it is highly advisable to seek the guidance and knowledge of an experienced Los Angeles Hit and Run lawyer. Consulting a lawyer immediately can help minimize the potential consequences…
  • Jun 1

    How Will I be Notified if I have Been Charged with a Los Angeles Hit and Run?

    How Will I be Notified if I have Been Charged with a Los Angeles Hit and Run?
    Generally, the nature of a Los Angeles Hit and Run is that the person who allegedly committed the crime is not at the scene. Officers have to piece together evidence from the scene and witnesses to find the alleged perpetrator of the Hit and…
Rank this Week: 3197

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By James G. Dimeas.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.net/
  • Jun 19

    New Bail Reform Law Creates Uncertainty in Kane County

    New Bail Reform Law Creates Uncertainty in Kane County
    On June 12, we reported that Illinois Governor, Bruce Rauner, signed a Bail Reform bill into law.  The new law seeks to make changes to the bail process in Illinois by trying to move away from the requirement of posting cash as a way to…
  • Jun 12

    New Illinois Bail Reform Bill Signed Into Law on Friday

    New Illinois Bail Reform Bill Signed Into Law on Friday
    On Friday, Illinois Governor, Bruce Rauner, signed a new bill into law which takes affirmative steps to try to solve the bail problem in Illinois. The bill, called the Bail Reform Act, makes some significant changes to the bail process in…
  • Jun 6

    The Different Ways You Can Be Guilty of a Retail Theft in Illinoi

    The Different Ways You Can Be Guilty of a Retail Theft in Illinoi
    Retail Theft, commonly known as shoplifting, is a very serious crime in Illinois. In addition to the criminal penalties associated with a Retail Theft case, a prospective employer that finds a Retail Theft case in a background search could…
Rank this Week: 994

Jachimowicz Law Group Blog

Jachimowicz Law Group Blog

Covers injuries, criminal defense, DUI, employment and workers compensation.

http://www.jachlawgroup.com/san-jose-law-blog
  • Jun 19

    Understanding California’s Three Strikes Law

    Understanding California’s Three Strikes Law
    In 2014, the Northern California towns of Patterson and Westley were plagued by a serial robber who held up nine different businesses over the span of several months, reports the Patterson Irrigator. The robber was subsequently…
  • Jun 14

    What Qualifies as a “Violent Felony” in California?

    What Qualifies as a “Violent Felony” in California?
    Whether or not a crime is classified as a violent felony can be of vital importance in a number of different circumstances. For example, violent felony convictions can count as strikes under California’s three strike law, and…
  • Jun 13

    Medical Experts in Personal Injury Case

    Medical Experts in Personal Injury Case
    Medical professionals are needed in many personal injury cases including car crashes , slip and falls , and catastrophic accidents. While many accident victims are not concerned with this aspect of their case, medical experts are a crucial…
Rank this Week: 1164

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

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

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 18

    A Terrorist by Any Other Name

    A Terrorist by Any Other Name
    What’s in a name? that which we call a roseBy any other name would smell as sweet. The names are the problem, Juliet says. Romeo, after all, is wonderful. The trouble is that he's a Montague, hated for that alone by her family, the…
  • Jun 18

    Government Work

    Government Work
    Hey, maybe he didn't do it.  But close enough for government work.It's the story of too many folks on death row.  Too many folks in prison.  Too many charged and convicted where . . . .OK, let me be both careful and honest…
  • Jun 17

    Conflating Guilt

    Conflating Guilt
    You know Cosby's guilty.  You just know it.  But the jury hung!?What is it that the jury did't get?  How could they have been so confused? And that cop in Minnesota, Jeronimo Yanez.  The one who killed Philando…
Rank this Week: 4027

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridaabogadocriminal.com/
Rank this Week: 1935

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By KaiserDillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2725

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Jun 18

    Drug Court can help some offenders avoid jailtime

    Drug Court can help some offenders avoid jailtime
    Thankfully, the criminal justice system recognizes that crimes related to drugs and alcohol are oftentimes rooted in the disease of addiction and offers a respite in a program called Drug Court. If successfully completed, Drug Court helps…
  • May 2

    Pre-Trial programs can help offenders avoid conviction

    Pre-Trial programs can help offenders avoid conviction
    Everybody makes mistakes. For some people, those mistakes bring them into conflict with the law. Thankfully, Florida law recognizes that, in some cases, offenders deserve a second chance. In Pensacola, Milton, Fort Walton, Destin, and all…
  • Apr 27

    Is it legal for me to keep a gun in my car?

    Is it legal for me to keep a gun in my car?
    As most of us are aware, the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees every American’s right to own a gun. That right doesn’t stop when you get into your vehicle. In fact, in communities like Pensacola, Navarre, Milton…
Rank this Week: 527

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2212

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

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

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 18

    Center for Court Innovation Programs Partner to Support Father

    Center for Court Innovation Programs Partner to Support Father
    UPNEXT participant and BCS intern, Rahmel WarrenOn this Father's Days we want to highlight the work of our sister program, UPNEXT, who supports non-custodial fathers and unemployed men through job training and family engagement.  Bronx…
  • May 12

    Partners in Practice: John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Partners in Practice: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
    by Lovis Nelson-Williams, Compliance ManagerAbove: BCS Project Director, Maria Almonte-Weston with Intake Intern Chris Rivera and BCS Compliance Manager, Lovis Nelson-Williams; Below: Chris Rivera presents on his internship experienceBronx…
  • May 12

    Eye on Immigration

    Eye on Immigration
    by Shlomit Levy, LMSW, Clinical CoordinatorMental Health Social Worker, Giuliana Ruiz-Moreno (LMSW) and Clinic Coordinator, Shlomit Levy (LMSW) at the the YMCA's "Know Your Rights Immigration Session"Giuliana Ruiz-Moreno and Shlomit Levy from…
Rank this Week: 469

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/
  • Jun 18

    Minnesota Federal Prosecutors Face Harsher Federal Drug Mandate

    Minnesota Federal Prosecutors Face Harsher Federal Drug Mandate
    President Trump’s Justice Department (DOJ) is pursuing federal drug crime suspects more vigorously than has been the case over the past eight years. In a stark reversal of Obama administration drug-related policies, Attorney General…
  • Jun 8

    Minnesota Lawmakers Discuss Marijuana Legalization

    Minnesota Lawmakers Discuss Marijuana Legalization
    Recently, two Minnesota lawmakers introduced legislation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. If this law passes, Minnesota would join eight other states and the District of Columbia that permit the legal sale and use of…
  • May 31

    Minnesota Lawmakers Discuss Right to Counsel for DWI Suspect

    Minnesota Lawmakers Discuss Right to Counsel for DWI Suspect
    The Minnesota legislature is considering a new DWI/DUI driver’s license revocation law. Introduced by Senator Warren Limmer (R-Maple Grove) who is chair of the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy Committee, Senate…
Rank this Week: 2072

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Roelke Law, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorneyblog.net/
  • Jun 17

    Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Ends in Mistrial After A Six Minute Defense and No Testimony by Cosby

    Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Ends in Mistrial After A Six Minute Defense and No Testimony by Cosby
    In 2002 actor Bill Cosby met Andrea Constand at his alma mater, Temple University in Philadelphia, where she was on the staff of the women’s basketball team.  Later, in the beginning of 2004, Cosby invited Constand to his home to…
  • Jun 4

    Expect More Strict Federal Drug Prosecution After June 1, 2017

    Expect More Strict Federal Drug Prosecution After June 1, 2017
    On May 10, 2017 United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a Memorandum to all federal prosecutors titled Department Charging and Sentencing Policy.  The new policy requires federal prosecutors to charge and pursue the most…
  • May 21

    Tough DUI Law

    Tough DUI Law
    Together with Arizona and South Carolina, Florida is considered to have some of the more strict DUI laws in the country.  Soon, however, Utah will be the undisputed king of strict DUI laws in the nation. Currently, all states require a…
Rank this Week: 2219

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/
  • Jun 17

    Misreading Rod Rosenstein and Missing a New Angle on Obstruction

    Misreading Rod Rosenstein and Missing a New Angle on Obstruction
    Talking heads were in a dither yesterday, trying to decipher DAG Rosenstein's brief statement about the danger of relying on news accounts from supposedly reliable sources. See here for the Washington Post's account. Below is Rosenstein's…
  • Jun 7

    DOJ Ends Third Party Settlement Practice - But What is No Longer Allowed?

    DOJ Ends Third Party Settlement Practice - But What is No Longer Allowed?
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a press release today here putting an end to settlements that had payments to third parties as a condition of settlement. The press release says that " [w]ith this directive, we are ending this…
  • May 23

    Environmental Crime Prosecutions Down

    Environmental Crime Prosecutions Down
    Trac reports - "The latest available data from the Justice Department show that during the first six months of FY 2017 the government reported 152 new environment prosecutions. If this activity continues at the same pace, the annual…
Rank this Week: 2217

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 17

    Why Bill Cosby Will Walk

    Why Bill Cosby Will Walk
    Over the past 3 weeks of the Bill Cosby trial, my clients and many of the top criminal lawyers in Stamford and Greenwich have asked me if I think he will be found guilty of the sexual assault of Temple University employee back in 2004. The…
  • Jun 10

    How to Fight Your Wilton Connecticut Arrest

    How to Fight Your Wilton Connecticut Arrest
    Getting arrested in a small town like Wilton Connecticut causes professional and personal embarrassment. After you’ve been booked, fingerprinted and photographed by the Wilton Police—no matter which crime you’re arrested for…
  • Jun 3

    Fighting Your Stamford Arrest for Assault Second Degree with a Motor Vehicle

    Fighting Your Stamford Arrest for Assault Second Degree with a Motor Vehicle
    A Connecticut arrest for second degree assault with a motor vehicle may not sound as serious as assault in the first degree, but when the injuries are caused as a result of a Stamford Connecticut DUI / DWI, the penalties for this offense can…
Rank this Week: 1702

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 16

    The Want To Be Liked....

    The Want To Be Liked....
    is the worse vice in the world.Popularity does not equal competency.Not even close.To become comfortable with being unpopular, taking unpopular positions, is the most freeing activity you can do.My Father always said: Son, speak truth to…
  • Jun 1

    Morning Radio: The Full Dose

    Morning Radio: The Full Dose
    Thursday.On point.On the move.I've never been afraid of True Evil.  I've looked True Evil in the eyes a couple of times and wrestled with it. I've won my share of those fights too.  I tried to reason with True Evil a few times and…
  • May 30

    Morning Radio: Harp

    Morning Radio: Harp
    Tuesday.On point.Stationary.The reef looked harsh.And she was swimming in that direction.But she knew her sea, she knew the waters.She knew the shore.I did not see her until she appeared.Popped completely out of the water.  Right at the…
Rank this Week: 1744

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 461

Monmouth County Criminal Defense…

Monmouth County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Tara Breslow-Testa, Esq.

https://www.monmouthcountycriminaldefenselawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1433

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

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

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Jun 16

    The Deciders at the Tip of the Technological Iceberg

    The Deciders at the Tip of the Technological Iceberg
    Yesterday, the Huffington Post published a story about something I covered in a couple blog articles a while back. They mentioned what I wrote about, getting part of it wrong, but that’s to be expected from reporters who…
  • Jun 15

    Quick Look: If It Saves Just One

    Quick Look: If It Saves Just One
    On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Senator Connie Leyva, a Democrat representing District 20, argued before the California Senate Public Safety Committee. Technically, I think they call it “testifying,” rather than arguing, in this…
  • Jun 6

    The Great Unshackling?

    The Great Unshackling?
    I have long been an anti-shackling advocate. All my advocacy on that issue so far, however, pertains to children being shackled, which I have considered one of the great shames of our juvenile courts. But, even though I’ve known that…
Rank this Week: 4343

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Self-Defense in a Massachusetts Assault Case

    Self-Defense in a Massachusetts Assault Case
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate case, the defendant was convicted of assault and battery on a girlfriend. He appealed on the grounds that the conviction was a result of speculation and conjecture and that there were no findings to support…
  • Jun 16

    Charges for Possessing Counterfeit Money in Massachusett

    Charges for Possessing Counterfeit Money in Massachusett
    A recent Massachusetts appellate case arose when a cop stopped to get coffee during his patrol hours. While in line, there was a commotion in which the defendant argued with the cashier. The cop didn’t hear the discussion but saw the…
  • Jun 16

    Carrying a Firearm Without a License in Massachusett

    Carrying a Firearm Without a License in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate decision, the defendant was convicted of carrying a loaded firearm without a license and carrying a firearm without a license. The case arose when an officer was patrolling in Boston and saw a car…
Rank this Week: 2762

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1027

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
Rank this Week: 1525

This Week's Florida Appeals Court…

This Week's Florida Appeals Court Decisions

Provides a summary of selected civil and criminal cases. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/florida-appeals-court-decisions/
Rank this Week: 1126

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    THE DIMINISHED ACTUALITY DEFENSE

    THE DIMINISHED ACTUALITY DEFENSE
    Perhaps you have heard of the “Twinkie Defense.” The term derives from the 1979 trial of Dan White, a former San Francisco Supervisor who, following a dispute with San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and San Francisco Supervisor…
  • Jun 7

    UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT TO DECIDE WHETHER A SEARCH WARRANT IS NEEDED FOR HISTORICAL CELL PHONE DATA

    UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT TO DECIDE WHETHER A SEARCH WARRANT IS NEEDED FOR HISTORICAL CELL PHONE DATA
    Sometimes a person arrested for a crime will swear he or she was nowhere near the location when the criminal incident took place., but the prosecution will allege otherwise…with evidence to prove it. That evidence: tracking of the…
  • Jun 1

    Anger Management Classes And Cases Involving Violence, Abuse Or Neglect

    Anger Management Classes And Cases Involving Violence, Abuse Or Neglect
    ANGER MANAGEMENT Many violent crimes have one common variable: anger. As a criminal defense attorney in Orange County, I have witnessed the role anger plays in violent crimes from domestic abuse to assault to murder. While most people are…
Rank this Week: 1182

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    IS ENHANCED PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION A SOLUTION TO DRUNK DRIVING?

    IS ENHANCED PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION A SOLUTION TO DRUNK DRIVING?
    We all know that driving under the influence is unwise and dangerous, with potential consequences that should convince anyone that they shouldn’t do it. Yet, close to 200,000 Californians are arrested for DUI every year. What makes a…
  • Jun 7

    Will The Blood Alcohol Level Be Lowered To 0.05 Percent

    Will The Blood Alcohol Level Be Lowered To 0.05 Percent
    Is 0.05 Percent the new 0.08 Percent? Since 2013, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has advocated that the legal blood alcohol level (BAC) limit for drivers in the United States be lowered to 0.05 percent or even lower. Citing…
  • Jun 1

    FLYING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

    FLYING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
    Last month, a small plane made an emergency landing in Los Angeles County. It was not particularly noteworthy as fortunately no one was hurt. The pilot managed to make a hard landing in a warehouse parking lot with the only damage being to…
Rank this Week: 4486

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

Answers common questions regarding California criminal proceedings. By Graham Donath.

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • Jun 16

    Four Things You Need to Know About Juvenile Courts in CA

    Four Things You Need to Know About Juvenile Courts in CA
    Having a child arrested and accused of a crime is terrifying for all parties involved- and the situation comes with many questions. How does the juvenile system work and how different is it from adult courts? Will my child have a record? What…
  • May 29

    Juvenile Sentencing Options in California

    Juvenile Sentencing Options in California
    The juvenile court system is not simply a smaller version of the adult system. It is completely different, with entirely separate goals for sentencing. Unlike the adult system, which serves to promote public safety and punish the individual…
  • May 22

    CA HS 11378: Explaining Prosecution Arguments & Best Defense

    CA HS 11378: Explaining Prosecution Arguments & Best Defense
    California Health and Safety Code 11378 HS makes it illegal to possess methamphetamine for the purpose of selling or distributing it to others. Convictions under this law result in felony charges, up to three years in jail, and fines of up to…
Rank this Week: 2185

Brisk Legal Group

Brisk Legal Group

Covers criminal law and professional discipline.

http://www.brill-legal.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    New York man detained for stalking Malia Obama

    New York man detained for stalking Malia Obama
    A man is under investigation for allegedly stalking and harassing former first daughter Malia Obama at several locations around New York City. He showed up at the 18-year-old’s workplace in Manhattan on three separate days in April.…
  • Jun 9

    Jury finds Long Island foster father not guilty of child sex abuse

    Jury finds Long Island foster father not guilty of child sex abuse
    A Long Island man was acquitted of all charges in a case that accused him of sexually abusing six boys he fostered for more than two decades. Cesar Gonzales-Mugaburu, 60, was found not guilty of all 17 counts of child abuse, including…
  • May 31

    Most Fatalities From Vehicle Accidents in the Summer Months Can Be Attributed to DWI

    Most Fatalities From Vehicle Accidents in the Summer Months Can Be Attributed to DWI
    On this episode of Justice, One Client at a Time, we look at how summer weather and drunk driving may lead to more vehicle fatalities. Short URL: http://cleg.al/2ruWlzh
Rank this Week: 800

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Getting Through a Michigan DUI Charge

    Getting Through a Michigan DUI Charge
    A DUI charge can be overwhelming.  The more you look for information, the more you find, from scary sounding penalties to complicated (and expensive) legal analyses.  It is not wrong to simply want to get through it all and put this…
  • Jun 12

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration Process – The First Meeting

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration Process – The First Meeting
    Every one of my driver’s license restoration and clearance cases formally begins with a first meeting in my office.  This meeting is a big deal; not only does it last at least 3 hours, but it serves several very significant…
  • Jun 9

    1st Offense DUI in a Macomb County District Court

    1st Offense DUI in a Macomb County District Court
    Generally speaking, it’s better to wind up facing a 1st offense DUI in a Macomb County district court rather than anywhere else.  There are 9 district courts in Macomb: The 37th district court in Warren, the 38th district court in…
Rank this Week: 4213

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

Covers immigration and criminal law. By Hassan M. Ahmad.

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • Jun 16

    DACA Safe for Now

    DACA Safe for Now
    DACA appears safe, for now. It seems media across the spectrum reports that it's a(nother) broken promise for Trump - with the Washington Times adding that the reversal "enrages conservative base" and the Daily Caller bemoaning that "100,000…
  • Jun 3

    We're Suing To Compel Disclosure of the Tanton Paper

    We're Suing To Compel Disclosure of the Tanton Paper
    Dr. John Tanton ​I will place updates here. Follow me on Facebook or on Twitter @HMAesq for notifications.BACKGROUNDAs an immigration lawyer, in the wake of ICE raids, stalled immigration reform, detention of children,…
  • May 26

    4th Circuit Keeps Muslim Ban Blocked - But This Isn't Over

    4th Circuit Keeps Muslim Ban Blocked - But This Isn't Over
    Get ready for a SCOTUS Showdown. The 4th Circuit opinion keeping the Muslim Ban blocked - with concurrences and dissents - is a stage for a final showdown before the Supreme Court. A full panel of 13 judges ruled, 10 in favor of…
Rank this Week: 5182

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

http://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    Violence in the City of Pittsburgh

    Violence in the City of Pittsburgh
    Until very recently, violent crime rates in America had been steadily falling since their peak in the early 1990s. When the FBI released its Uniform Crime Report in early 2017, it revealed an increase in violent crime in many of the…
  • May 31

    Drug Test Contamination Can Lead to Dismissal of Case

    Drug Test Contamination Can Lead to Dismissal of Case
    According to the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), officers are trained to identify the presence of drugs in a person’s system. They also receive education that allows them to identify the type of drug being used. As a result, police…
  • May 26

    Avoiding a DUI This Memorial Day Weekend

    Avoiding a DUI This Memorial Day Weekend
    According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), nearly 2 million American soldiers have been killed in the line of duty. Memorial Day is a time to recognize those who have served, and to reflect on the privileges that we…
Rank this Week: 1891

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Child Trafficking Laws in Chicago

    Child Trafficking Laws in Chicago
    Unfortunately, Chicago has acquired a reputation for child trafficking and is one of the crisis points recognized in the national strategy. Some of the people involved are supposed to be intimate partners who end up turning on the victims and…
  • Jun 14

    Slander and Defamation Laws in Chicago: Tightrope Between Free Speech and Abuse

    Slander and Defamation Laws in Chicago: Tightrope Between Free Speech and Abuse
    It is interesting to note that many people who say hateful things immediately run to the “freedom of speech” mantra when they are called out on it. This is the kind of dilemma that the law in Chicago has to contend with. In the…
  • Jun 9

    Rules of Evidence in Chicago

    Rules of Evidence in Chicago
    The practice notes for the rules of evidence remain an important cornerstone of justice in Chicago. Specifically, the court wants to hear, see, witness, and assess evidence that is accurate and timely. Without the rules of evidence, the court…
Rank this Week: 2458

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Tax evasion conviction for failing to report robust cash revenue upheld

    Tax evasion conviction for failing to report robust cash revenue upheld
      The Horners were convicted of two counts of assisting in the preparation of a fraudulent corporate tax return in violation of 26 U.S.C. 6206 and filing a false individual tax return in violation of 26 U.S.C. 7206. This couple owned and…
  • Jun 3

    Restitution for the future needs of the victim of child sexual abuse is upheld

    Restitution for the future needs of the victim of child sexual abuse is upheld
      In U.S. v. Osman, the defendant appealed his restitution order following his guilty plea to one count of production of child pornography, one count of distribution of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography.…
  • May 27

    Force used by deputy in arresting Plaintiff was excessive in view of the circumstances of the arrest

    Force used by deputy in arresting Plaintiff was excessive in view of the circumstances of the arrest
      In Stephens v. DeGiovanni, the Plaintiff Stephens filed a lawsuit against Deputy DeGiovanni of the Broward County Sheriff’s Office arising out of his arrest. Two of his claims raised in this appeal for false seizure (arrest) and…
Rank this Week: 3281

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Two DUI’s in Less than Three Hour

    Two DUI’s in Less than Three Hour
    A Wisconsin man was arrested twice in about two and a half hours for driving under the influence according to Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin Public Safety. What’s more, he’s only 18 years old. 18-year-old Preston Bierhals was on his way…
  • Jun 8

    Can Police Go Off of an Anonymous DUI Tip?

    Can Police Go Off of an Anonymous DUI Tip?
    I am currently representing a person for a California DUI who was arrested after an anonymous tipster informed law enforcement that a possible drunk driver was on the road. Such a situation often raises the question, “Can law…
  • Jun 1

    Do I have to Take a Breath Test?

    Do I have to Take a Breath Test?
    You heard me say a couple of weeks ago that breathalyzers are inaccurate and, as a result, lawyers can challenge the results of a particular breathalyzer. Lawyers, however, cannot challenge breathalyzers generally even though they are…
Rank this Week: 2099

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • Jun 15

    Westminster Man who Downloaded More Child Pornography While on Bond is Sentenced

    Westminster Man who Downloaded More Child Pornography While on Bond is Sentenced
    Peter Herz, a 61-year old Westminster resident, pleaded guilty to a possession of child pornography charge in February. This offense is among many that are eligible for lifetime sex-offender registration. Before his arrest and incarceration,…
  • May 18

    Alaska Inmate’s Attorney Charged With Smuggling Drugs Into an Anchorage Jail

    Alaska Inmate’s Attorney Charged With Smuggling Drugs Into an Anchorage Jail
    A jailed inmate and his attorney are facing federal charges for a scheme to allegedly distribute drugs to an Anchorage Correctional Complex for sale between inmates, according to federal prosecutors. Kit Lee Karjala, a 54 year-old attorney…
  • May 3

    New Jersey Court Says Mom Smoking Marijuana is Not Child Abuse

    New Jersey Court Says Mom Smoking Marijuana is Not Child Abuse
    A New Jersey judge was scolded by his peers for ruling that an Essex County mom was guilty of child abuse and neglect because she occasionally smoked marijuana. On Thursday the Essex County mother was cleared of her charges almost…
Rank this Week: 3216