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Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 726

Terry Lenamon on the Death Penalty

Terry Lenamon on the Death Penalty

Focuses on capital punishment in America.

http://www.swartzlenamon.com/deathpenaltyblog
Rank this Week: 478

Fraud, Phishing and Financial…

Fraud, Phishing and Financial Misdeeds

Covers identity theft.

http://fraudwar.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    Identity Thieves Target Uncle Sam

    Identity Thieves Target Uncle Sam
    Identity thieves seem to like to target the government. With April 15th, nearing, the news is awash with fraudsters using other people's identities to claim an earned income tax credit worth thousands of dollars. Of course, we should feel…
  • Jul 7

    Phony Collectors Want Your Credit/Debit Card Information

    Phony Collectors Want Your Credit/Debit Card Information
    About a week ago, I was made aware of a fraud group operating from a Tampa, Florida number, who were calling people and using some pretty heavy-handed tactics to collect (steal) money. Interestingly enough, the person that let me know about…
  • Jan 2

    Will 2010 be a Banner Year for Identity Thieves?

    Will 2010 be a Banner Year for Identity Thieves?
    For the past six months or so, this blog was put on hold. I could come up with a lot of excuses why it was put on hold -- such as increased workload and job responsibilities -- but I probably just needed a break from writing.Now that I am…
Rank this Week: 529

Less than the Least

Less than the Least

Covers crime and criminal justice (Stuntz), corporate governance, credit, and bankruptcy (Skeel), the culture wars, politics, literature and the arts, and other topics. By Professors David Skeel and William Stuntz.

https://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/dskeel/
  • Feb 26

    Less than the Least

    Less than the Least
    This blog nearly didn’t begin.  Right after we first started talking about the blog four years ago, Bill got his cancer diagnosis.   Bill already had endured eight years of excruciating back problems, and…
  • Feb 26

    The Latest on Bill and his Work

    The Latest on Bill and his Work
    Here is a lovely article in the Boston Globe about Bill's rush to finish The Collapse of American Criminal Justice in the final months of his life.Adam Gopnik discusses Bill's book in some detail in the a New Yorker piece...
  • Feb 26

    Odds and Ends--2012

    Odds and Ends--2012
    In case anyone might be interested, here are a few recent op-eds and articles:Op-Eds:A recent op-ed on the mortgage settlements is here.An op-ed from the beginning of the contraception crisis (before the more recent…
Rank this Week: 415

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 14

    Historical interest

    Historical interest
    I created the Asia Death Penalty blog in 2006 and actively posted on the site until late 2010. Throughout 2011, I did not have time to maintain posting, and this won't change in the forseeable future.However I am leaving the blog online for…
  • Jun 19

    Glimpse of Chan family pain

    Glimpse of Chan family pain
    Chan family appeal for Indonesian clemency19 June 2011AAP on The Sydney Morning HeraldThe brother of Bali Nine ringleader Andrew Chan has appealed to the Indonesian president to give him "a second chance at life".
  • Jun 19

    Australian PM backs Chan clemency

    Australian PM backs Chan clemency
    Gillard against Chan death penaltyBy Petrina Berry18 June 2011AAP on The Brisbane TimesPrime Minister Julia Gillard hasn't ruled out appealing to Indonesia's president personally to have the death penalty against convicted Bali Nine…
Rank this Week: 915

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Published By The Chahine Law Firm

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

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

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

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

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

    Convicted Drunk Driver Charged In New Fatal DUI Accident

    Convicted Drunk Driver Charged In New Fatal DUI Accident
    The Los Angeles/LAX Daily Breeze reports that a previously convicted drunk driver is now being held on charges of allegedly causing a fatal DUI crash in Orange County. Yannis Ismael Galanis was arrested for felony gross vehicular…
Rank this Week: 510

Sex Crimes

Sex Crimes

Devoted to the criminal laws regulating and punishing sex offenders. By Corey Rayburn Yung.

http://sexcrimes.typepad.com/sex_crimes/
  • Aug 30

    NY Times Series on Civil Commitment and Sex Offender

    NY Times Series on Civil Commitment and Sex Offender
    Although several years old, I recently stumbled across this multimedia New York Times series discussing sex offenders and civil commitment. The articles are available in three parts: part 1 | part 2 | part 3. The multimedia feature can be…
  • Aug 30

    DOJ Issues Report on Prison Rape

    DOJ Issues Report on Prison Rape
    As required by the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003, the Department of Justice released an interesting report entitled: Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails Reported by Inmates, 2008-2009.
  • Jun 1

    Carr v. United States - Initial Thought

    Carr v. United States - Initial Thought
    In a bit of a surprise, Carr won on a 6-3 vote. Although, as I thought, the likely way Carr would be victorious would be on the statutory interpretation issue and not the Ex Post Facto Clause claim. The outcome will have an effect on very…
Rank this Week: 702

Whitney on Health Care Fraud

Whitney on Health Care Fraud

Features analysis of recent legislation and case law impacting the successful pursuit of False Claims Act qui tam actions involving Medicare and Medicaid fraud. By Daniel W. Whitney.

http://whitneyonhealthcarefraud.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    Pleading Medicare Fraud

    Pleading Medicare Fraud
    Depending on where suit is filed may determine whether the complaint is subject to dismissal for failure to comply with Fed. R. Civ. P. 9(b). Circuit courts are divided in their interpretation of the specificity requirement of Rule 9(b). See…
  • May 6

    Relief From Retaliation Against False Claims Act Whistleblower

    Relief From Retaliation Against False Claims Act Whistleblower
    People may witness Medicare or Medicaid fraud but choose to look the other way. That may be entirely understandable, but is that the most we should expect from our fellow citizens? If health care fraud becomes ever more rampant, should any…
  • Apr 19

    The Diminished Public Disclosure Defense

    The Diminished Public Disclosure Defense
    Courts have dismissed countless False Claims Act (“FCA”), 31 U.S.C. § 3729-33, lawsuits based on the “public disclosure bar.” This defense jurisdictionally barred claims that had been “publicly disclosed” under certain…
Rank this Week: 854

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals…

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals blog

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

http://www.txccablog.com/
  • Jun 2

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

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

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

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

    Case Summary - Douglas Michael Hubert v. State

    Case Summary - Douglas Michael Hubert v. State
    Douglas Hubert was on parole and living with his grandfather when his grandfather called Hubert's parole officer to report that Hubert had violated numerous conditions of his parole, including possessing a firearm. Hubert's parole officer…
Rank this Week: 861

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Plaintiffs oppose the instant motion..cont

    Plaintiffs oppose the instant motion..cont
    The proponent of a motion for summary judgment carries the initial burden of tendering sufficient admissible evidence to demonstrate the absence of a material issue of fact as a matter of law. There is no requirement that the proof for said…
  • Mar 27

    Plaintiffs oppose the instant motion

    Plaintiffs oppose the instant motion
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant moves seeking an Order granting him summary judgment over and against plaintiffs. Defendant avers that to the extent that plaintiffs did not sustain serious injuries, as defined by the…
  • Mar 26

    XX Bronx Park South, Bronx

    XX Bronx Park South, Bronx
    This is a personal injury action in which plaintiff alleges that he slipped and fell on the front steps of his apartment building, which is designated as XX Bronx Park South, Bronx, New York (the "building"). The building is owned and…
Rank this Week: 931

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law…

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://www.jsguillorylaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 28

    Will the 2016 ballot ask Louisiana voters about pot legalization?

    Will the 2016 ballot ask Louisiana voters about pot legalization?
    The debate concerning the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes has undergone a dramatic change over the last several years due to the success of voter-driven initiatives in states like Colorado, Washington and, most recently,…
  • Mar 27

    Am I eligible for an expungement in Louisiana?

    Am I eligible for an expungement in Louisiana?
    Were you convicted of a crime several years ago and are now interested in having that crime removed from your record? Maybe your criminal record is getting in the way of qualifying for a job or housing, or maybe you...
  • Mar 10

    Most Louisiana drivers unfamiliar with other states' point system

    Most Louisiana drivers unfamiliar with other states' point system
    We often write about the legal issues that individuals face after being charged with drunk driving. Like all other states in the nation, Louisiana treats driving under the influence as a serious crime worthy of serious consequences, including…
Rank this Week: 3509

Washington State DUI and Criminal…

Washington State DUI and Criminal Traffic Blog

Covers DUI and traffic law issues. By W. james Kotlowski.

http://duiseattleblog.typepad.com/dui_seattle/
  • Mar 28

    Can I postpone my Washington Department of Licensing Hearing?

    Can I postpone my Washington Department of Licensing Hearing?
    Yes. You can continue or postpone the Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) Administrative Hearing one (1) time - no questions asked. (more than once usually requires an emergency situation.) You will have to fill out an…
  • Mar 27

    Do I need an attorney at DUI arraignment?

    Do I need an attorney at DUI arraignment?
    Yes. In Washington State with the conditions of release (ignition interlock device, EHM {home arrest}, Scram {24 hour alcohol detection bracelet}) and high bail being imposed by Judges these days in DUI cases (especially with priors) it is…
  • Mar 25

    How can I check my Washington License Status?

    How can I check my Washington License Status?
    The Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) has a comvenient online tool that allows you to see whether your driver's license is valid. It is real-time. Check my license
Rank this Week: 3259

White Collar Wire

White Collar Wire

Covers news, cases, judicial opinions, practical tips and scholarly work regarding white-collar criminal and civil enforcement, grand jury investigations and regulatory compliance. By Jackson R. Sharman, III.

http://jacksharman.com/
  • Mar 28

    White-Collar Felon Registries, Hester Prynne and The Drive-By Trucker

    White-Collar Felon Registries, Hester Prynne and The Drive-By Trucker
    Although one must admire the historicist sensibilities of a state legislature that just reinstated the firing squad  as a methodology for execution, the Utah legislature’s passage of a bill to create a white-collar crime…
  • Mar 20

    The Drinking Reader, Our Cocktails Magazine, Tom Jones and Other Weekend Matter

    The Drinking Reader, Our Cocktails Magazine, Tom Jones and Other Weekend Matter
    White Collar Wire supports cocktails. As part of that effort, I have a magazine on Flipboard called (helpfully) “Cocktails.”  Follow here, read on and use good ice. Two items we focus on — books and cocktails…
  • Mar 18

    White-Collar Crime, DPAs and Repeat Busine

    White-Collar Crime, DPAs and Repeat Busine
    The phenomenon of extending corporate deferred-prosecution agreements (or “DPAs”) continues, as here with medical device maker Biomet, and controversy inevitably ensues: Life was supposed to return to normal for Biomet, the giant…
Rank this Week: 2714

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 2646

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

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

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Mar 27

    JUDGES’ ON-LINE JURY TRIAL BENCH BOOK (15-06)

    JUDGES’ ON-LINE JURY TRIAL BENCH BOOK (15-06)
    PROFESSOR STEPHEN SIMON: University of Minnesota Law Professor Steve Simon is one of Minnesota judiciary’s most iconic figures. Virtually every Minnesota district court judge has at some point in their judicial career graduated…
  • Mar 11

    Transgender Name Change Petitions: Changing Gender on a Birth Certificate (15-05)

    Transgender Name Change Petitions: Changing Gender on a Birth Certificate (15-05)
    Name Change v. Gender Change: Presiding over a name change petition for an adult is a common occurrence for most judges. As long as certain legal and procedural requirements are met, approving the petition is usually simple and…
  • Feb 28

    Spousal Maintenance & “Karon Waivers”: The #1 Rule That Every Judge (and attorney) Should Know (15-04)

    Spousal Maintenance & “Karon Waivers”: The #1 Rule That Every Judge (and attorney) Should Know (15-04)
     KARON WAIVERS: The vast majority of divorces are resolved by agreement of the parties. With regard to spousal maintenance, many agreements include what are commonly referred to as “Karon waivers.” Karon waivers are prepared…
Rank this Week: 1531

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/
  • Mar 27

    Driver Runs Out of Luck in St. Patrick’s Day DUI Arrest

    Driver Runs Out of Luck in St. Patrick’s Day DUI Arrest
    The LAPD may have cracked down on motorists who were partying a little too freely on March 17th, but there were no Los Angeles DUI arrests that were quite as news-making as the chase near Annapolis, Maryland. It involved three other cars, a…
  • Mar 25

    District Attorney Criticizes Colorado Law After Denver Man Racks Up 16 DUI Conviction

    District Attorney Criticizes Colorado Law After Denver Man Racks Up 16 DUI Conviction
    Late last year, a grand jury in Arapahoe County, Colorado, indicted Denny Lovem on several charges related to a DUI incident. That kind of judicial action wouldn’t normally attract a great deal of attention unless the accused was a…
  • Mar 23

    9 Poor Excuses for Having an Interlock Ignition Device

    9 Poor Excuses for Having an Interlock Ignition Device
    Drivers found guilty of a Los Angeles DUI offense may have to get an interlock ignition device (ILL) installed in their vehicles. While the equipment will prevent them from driving under the influence, having this device wired into their cars…
Rank this Week: 1198

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

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

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Mar 27

    Ninth Circuit to Grant En Banc Review in Concealed Carry Case

    Ninth Circuit to Grant En Banc Review in Concealed Carry Case
    So reports the Los Angeles Times:A federal appeals court agreed Thursday to reconsider a decision that made it easier to receive a permit to carry a concealed weapon. State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris had appealed the 2-1 decision in…
  • Mar 25

    No Sanctions for Attorney Who Submitted Incomprehensible Certiorari Petition

    No Sanctions for Attorney Who Submitted Incomprehensible Certiorari Petition
    From the Wall Street Journal Law Blog:The Supreme Court on Monday declined to sanction a Washington, D.C., patent attorney who faced a rare high court sanction over a petition he submitted that was written in almost indecipherable…
  • Mar 24

    Court Finds No Third Amendment Violation After Police Occupy Home

    Court Finds No Third Amendment Violation After Police Occupy Home
    Over at the Volokh Conspiracy, Ilya Somin writes about a recent ruling by a federal district court that police officers did not violate the Third Amendment when they entered the plaintiffs' home and stayed there for several hours while…
Rank this Week: 2395

Traffic Law Stop's Blog

Traffic Law Stop's Blog

Covers traffic law, driver's license law, DWI/DUI law, criminal law, and more.

http://www.trafficlawstop.com/blog
  • Mar 27

    CHECKPOINTS TONIGHT 3/27/15 – 3/28/15.

    CHECKPOINTS TONIGHT 3/27/15 – 3/28/15.
    Checkpoints tonight & this weekend 3/27/15 – 3/28/15 CLICK for the list!  PLEASE SHARE ~ Designate a Driver! Checkpoints 3/27/15 – 3/28/15  ***Let us know if you see a Checkpoint: text (314) 368-8123, FB message…
  • Mar 19

    “Positive Ticketing” in Moline Acres.. Yes May I Have Another?

    “Positive Ticketing” in Moline Acres.. Yes May I Have Another?
    Moline Acres’ “Positive Ticketing” Program – the first 30 days. Moline Acres’ “Positive Ticketing” Program – the first 30 days. That’s right, the new program is called Positive Ticketing.…
  • Mar 17

    CHECKPOINTS TONIGHT – ST PAT’S DAY!

    CHECKPOINTS TONIGHT – ST PAT’S DAY!
    St Patrick’s Day – Lots of Checkpoints Tonight! Click below for Tonight’s Checkpoint Recap Report at 11:15PM   Like our FB page to get our Alerts filtered into your FB feed.  Download our App for Alerts to…
Rank this Week: 2123

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

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

http://www.coloradospringsattorneys.org/blog/
  • Mar 27

    Members of the Quality Legal Team

    Members of the Quality Legal Team
    When you hire on Quality Legal for your personal injury case, you can know that the leading experts in the area are on call to assist with your case. There are many types of experts that have been used in … The post Members of the…
  • Mar 25

    Brad Laybourne Awarded Mensa Membership

    Brad Laybourne Awarded Mensa Membership
    Mensa is a high-intelligence society, with members limited to the top 2% in IQ. One of Quality Legal’s personal injury attorneys, Brad Laybourne, has been named to Mensa’s ranks. This type of genius is unique and will be a real…
  • Mar 24

    Texas Man Pinned Against Truck Files Lawsuit Against Drunk Driver

    Texas Man Pinned Against Truck Files Lawsuit Against Drunk Driver
    A Longview, Texas sanitation worker who was pinned against his garbage truck by a drunk driver has filed a lawsuit against the driver for his severe injuries. The sanitation worker suffered many serious injuries, including fractures, a leg…
Rank this Week: 2195

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Ravens Release Bernard Pierce Following DUI Arrest

    Ravens Release Bernard Pierce Following DUI Arrest
    Baltimore Ravens running back Bernard Pierce was charged with DUI last week after he was stopped for speeding in Baltimore County. The team released Pierce later in the day. Baltimore County police claim an officer stopped a Ford Mustang that…
  • Mar 17

    Prevent a DUI Arrest on St. Patrick’s Day

    Prevent a DUI Arrest on St. Patrick’s Day
    St. Patrick’s Day is one of the most dangerous holidays to be on the road. As with most holidays, there is increased law enforcement presence, and there are drunk drivers everywhere. Celebrations on St. Patrick’s Day are notorious…
  • Feb 27

    Actor Will Patton Arrested for DUI in South Carolina

    Actor Will Patton Arrested for DUI in South Carolina
    Actor Will Patton, 60, best known for his roles in Remember The Titans and Armageddon, has been arrested for driving under the influence in South Carolina, according to reports. Patton was held on Tuesday night on Isle of Palm, South…
Rank this Week: 4332

New York Legal Blog

New York Legal Blog

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

http://www.nylegalblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Westchester Towns Taking Action After Railroad Crossing Accident

    Westchester Towns Taking Action After Railroad Crossing Accident
    The Town of New Castle (Chappaqua), has moved forward with safety improvements at its Roaring Brook Road Metro-North railroad crossing without waiting for federal funding for implementation.  In light of the recent February 3 horrific…
  • Mar 16

    Sprain Parkway Wrong Way Driver Charged With Felony

    Sprain Parkway Wrong Way Driver Charged With Felony
    Efren Moreano, 20, the driver of the wrong way vehicle on the Sprain Brook Parkway who struck and killed an NYPD detective in the early morning hours of February 28, 2015, has been charged with second degree manslaughter, a class D felony.…
  • Mar 3

    Another Tragic Wrong Way Accident On Hudson Valley Highway

    Another Tragic Wrong Way Accident On Hudson Valley Highway
    On February 27, 2015, 46 year old Paul Duncan, a seventeen year veteran of the NYPD and married father of a teenage daughter, was killed in a wrong way crash on the Sprain Brook Parkway, just south of Route 100B in Greenburgh.  Duncan…
Rank this Week: 991

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2205

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    DuPage County Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

    DuPage County Man Charged with Possession of Child Pornography
    A Wheaton man was arrested in late January and charged with four counts of possession of child pornography. A forensic examination of the defendant’s home computer, which was seized following the issuance of a search warrant, uncovered…
  • Mar 26

    2015 Changes to Illinois Criminal Law

    2015 Changes to Illinois Criminal Law
    A number of changes and additions to Illinois’ criminal laws took effect on January 1. Some of the changes are procedural, while others modify or add crimes to the books. Here are some of the changes that will impact criminal defense…
  • Mar 18

    Chicago Burglary Suspect Nabbed Due to Stolen Lottery Ticket

    Chicago Burglary Suspect Nabbed Due to Stolen Lottery Ticket
    An Evanston man was arrested and charged with burglary for allegedly breaking into three Elgin gas stations last month and stealing cash and Illinois state lottery tickets. Illinois Burglary Requires Intent to Steal Under Illinois law a…
Rank this Week: 2155

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3198

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Comments on Michigan news and criminal law. By The Law Office of Steven L. Schwartz.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Two Michigan Men Face Life Sentences for Criminal Sexual Conduct Conviction

    Two Michigan Men Face Life Sentences for Criminal Sexual Conduct Conviction
    Earlier this month in a Jackson County courthouse, two men were both found guilty of several counts of first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct. According to a report by MLive.com, the two men face a sentence of life in prison for…
  • Mar 13

    Hillsdale Woman Picks Up Her Third OWI Conviction, Faces Felony Charge

    Hillsdale Woman Picks Up Her Third OWI Conviction, Faces Felony Charge
    Earlier last month, a Hillsdale woman pleaded guilty to her third OWI offense after she was arrested and charged with a single felony offense as well as six related misdemeanors. According to one local Michigan news source, the…
  • Feb 27

    Michigan Man Held on $500K Bail Awaiting Charge for First-Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct

    Michigan Man Held on $500K Bail Awaiting Charge for First-Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct
    Earlier this month, a Michigan man was arrested and charged with first- and second-degree criminal sexual conduct for the alleged sexual abuse of a then 11-year-old girl. According to one local news report, the alleged abuse took place back…
Rank this Week: 1746

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/
Rank this Week: 1027

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/
  • Mar 27

    Legislature Mulls Law Regulating SWAT Raid

    Legislature Mulls Law Regulating SWAT Raid
    Each year hundreds of innocent people are terrorized by law enforcement's overuse of their SWAT teams to effectuate searches and arrest warrants. These potentially traumatizing incidents are rarely publicized unless things truly go array. …
  • Mar 21

    Marijuana Paraphernalia Decriminalization Immanent

    Marijuana Paraphernalia Decriminalization Immanent
    One of the major flaws of last year's marijuana decriminalization bill was that it failed address drug paraphernalia. For the past six months possessing less than 10 grams of pot in Maryland has been punishable only by a civil citation. …
  • Mar 9

    Feds Claim Less Emphasis On Drug Cases In 2014

    Feds Claim Less Emphasis On Drug Cases In 2014
    Almost 30 years ago the federal government took its war on drugs to new heights by proclaiming a zero tolerance policy. All drug crimes from trafficking to possession were to fall under this new initiative, and billions of dollars were spent…
Rank this Week: 3838

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.marylandduilawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Montana Man With 10 DUI Convictions Pulled Over For DUI

    Montana Man With 10 DUI Convictions Pulled Over For DUI
    After allegedly sideswiping two police cars, a Montana man who already has 10 DUI convictions was pulled over for DUI. The man, Robert Orville Latray, had a blood-alcohol content level of 0.19 more than twice the legal limit. His DUI…
  • Mar 26

    Tennessee Bill Would Deny Sale of Alcohol to Repeat DUI Offender

    Tennessee Bill Would Deny Sale of Alcohol to Repeat DUI Offender
    Lawmakers in the state of Tennessee are talking about a bill which would deny the sale of alcohol to anyone with three or more DUI’s on their criminal record. According to the bill, a big “No Alcohol Sales” would be stamped…
  • Mar 25

    Driver of Beer Filled Semi-Trailer Arrested For DUI

    Driver of Beer Filled Semi-Trailer Arrested For DUI
    A Canadian truck driver, who happened to be hauling a truck load of beer, was arrested for DUI after he being spotted driving erratically. Once pulled over by Police, the driver was administered a breathalyzer which he failed. The driver were…
Rank this Week: 4817

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses topics related to DWI, criminal defense, traffic tickets, CDL defense, open records, Texas laws, and the War on Drugs. By Robert Guest.

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Is Susan Hawk an addict? On Harm Reduction

    Is Susan Hawk an addict? On Harm Reduction
    DMN has a story alleging Dallas DA Susan Hawk has struggled with prescription drug abuse and may continue to do so this day. The story links her struggle to erratic behavior in office (firing top assistants) and alleges a trip to a rehab…
  • Feb 16

    It’s time for some criminal justice tort reform

    It’s time for some criminal justice tort reform
    Our State’s most electable citizens have been hard at work protecting Texans from the plague of frivolous lawsuits that were destroying the very fabric of our State. Without our State’s tort reform laws in place who would be the…
  • Feb 4

    Our 2014 closed case stat

    Our 2014 closed case stat
    I get it, hiring a defense lawyer is a difficult decision. Clients are about to make a choice that may affect the rest of their life, and they want some degree of certainty before picking one of us. Many clients ask what our firm can…
Rank this Week: 1494

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Mar 27

    Ford Announces Car That Can Prevent Your Next Speeding Ticket

    Ford Announces Car That Can Prevent Your Next Speeding Ticket
    Ford of Europe has announced a new technology that could help you avoid that next speeding ticket. Its new S-max car reads speed limit signs with a camera mounted on the windscreen. The car then adjusts its speed to stay within the confines…
  • Mar 11

    Lake County Man Released From Prison After 20 Years For Crime He Did Not Commit

    Lake County Man Released From Prison After 20 Years For Crime He Did Not Commit
    Angel Gonzalez, of Waukegan, spent 20 years behind bars before being formally exonerated of rape and abduction charges on Monday. The basis of the exoneration was DNA. While bodily fluids implicate two different men in the crime, neither DNA…
  • Mar 5

    Failure to Log DUI Arrests Allows Offenders to Keep Driving

    Failure to Log DUI Arrests Allows Offenders to Keep Driving
    A Tribune investigation revealed that the driver's licenses of thousands of drunk drivers have not been suspended because the arrests of these drivers are not being logged into state computers. While state officials blame the police for…
Rank this Week: 5028

Dayton DUI Information

Dayton DUI Information

Covers DUI for Dayton area residents. By Suhre & Associates, LLC.

http://suhrelawdayton.com/blog/
  • Mar 27

    What are the Consequences of a Second OVI in Ohio?

    What are the Consequences of a Second OVI in Ohio?
    The state of Ohio takes operation of a vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol very seriously. Being charged and convicted of a single OVI can have devastating consequences. Unfortunately, many people make the same mistake…
  • Mar 20

    Obtaining Car Insurance After a DUI

    Obtaining Car Insurance After a DUI
    To some, being convicted of DUI may seem like a catastrophe that carries life-long penalties. In reality, while the repercussions may seem severe at first, they may be overcome with diligence and the help of an experienced attorney. Many are…
  • Mar 13

    What to Do if pulled Over for an OVI

    What to Do if pulled Over for an OVI
    Police officers in Ohio need only reasonable suspicion that you may be driving under the influence of alcohol in order to pull you over and investigate. In Ohio, the charge of driving while intoxicated is referred to as operating a vehicle…
Rank this Week: 4710

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Judge says St. Johns County went too far, allows couple charged with growing pot to go back to home and collect belonging

    Judge says St. Johns County went too far, allows couple charged with growing pot to go back to home and collect belonging
    A judge ruled St. Johns County should not have immediately condemned the home rented by a couple now charged with growing marijuana.  The judge ruled this week the couple could return to their home for two weeks to gather personal items,…
  • Mar 23

    Florida Supreme Court throws out 70-year sentence for Jacksonville teen

    Florida Supreme Court throws out 70-year sentence for Jacksonville teen
    The state Supreme Court this month tossed out a 70-year sentence given to a Jacksonville boy who was 14 at the time he committed an armed robbery.  The defendant, now 20, will have to be resentenced, as will likely hundreds of defendants…
  • Mar 20

    Jacksonville man charged in sexual battery case from 1964

    Jacksonville man charged in sexual battery case from 1964
    Police arrested and charged a man this month with a sexual battery that started more than 50 years ago.  An investigation began in December after a person called police to report the man, according to a report in the Florida Times-Union.…
Rank this Week: 2859

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Mar 27

    Filing an Accident Claim against a Drunk Truck Driver

    Filing an Accident Claim against a Drunk Truck Driver
    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation reported that in 2013 there were 6,469 truck drivers involved in crashes in the state, 36 of whom were drunk at the time of accident. When a drunk truck driver causes an accident, the victim has…
  • Mar 27

    Pedestrian Accident Statistics: What do the numbers mean for you?

    Pedestrian Accident Statistics: What do the numbers mean for you?
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released pedestrian accident statistics for 2013. According to the data, in 2013, there were a total of 4,735 pedestrian accident fatalities across the country. There were…
  • Mar 26

    How to Be a Defensive Driver

    How to Be a Defensive Driver
    Don’t assume that driving defensively only entails following the rules of the road yourself. While that’s an important part of safe driving, being a defensive driver is more than that. The following are some tips that can help you…
Rank this Week: 1076

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Mar 27

    CFPB Launches Inquiry into the Credit Card Industry

    CFPB Launches Inquiry into the Credit Card Industry
    Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced it is seeking public comment from consumers on how the credit card market is functioning following several initiatives imposed by the Credit Card Accountability…
  • Mar 26

    Biomet FCPA Announcement Highlights Distributor-Related Risk

    Biomet FCPA Announcement Highlights Distributor-Related Risk
    Last week, Biomet Inc. announced in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that instead of its 2012 deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding violations of the U.S. Foreign…
  • Mar 23

    The FCPA Implications of China’s Plan to Consolidate State-Owned Enterprise

    The FCPA Implications of China’s Plan to Consolidate State-Owned Enterprise
    China’s recently announced plan to restructure and consolidate its state-owned enterprises (SOEs) focuses on bolstering the private sector of its economy and creating economies of scale to allow Chinese companies to better compete…
Rank this Week: 2310

New York Criminal Defense Blog

New York Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.nyccriminallawyer.com/blog
  • Mar 27

    Troubling Trends in Overcharging for Criminal Offense

    Troubling Trends in Overcharging for Criminal Offense
    The United States criminal justice system is supposed to have myriad safeguards protecting criminal defendants. The safeguards in the U.S. Constitution, including guarantees of due process, have been broadly applied. Defendants are not only…
  • Mar 24

    The Admissibility of Statements Involving Criminal Defendant

    The Admissibility of Statements Involving Criminal Defendant
    If you are under investigation by the police, it is important to remember the words of the Miranda Warning: anything you say can and will be used against you. This warning is intended to serve as a reminder that any statements you make during…
  • Mar 15

    Mail and Wire Fraud: Ties to Other Charge

    Mail and Wire Fraud: Ties to Other Charge
    In February of 2015, former N.Y. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was indicted on charges of fraud and extortion. According to the Wall Street Journal, the charges arose from two schemes in which he allegedly used his political power to elicit…
Rank this Week: 1022

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Green v. Florida - Officer Testimony in Drug Case Challenged

    Green v. Florida - Officer Testimony in Drug Case Challenged
    In the recent case of Green v. Florida, a man convicted of trafficking cocaine appealed on several grounds, most notably for the fact the court allowed officers to testify he was arrested in a high-crime neighborhood. Although the Fourth…
  • Mar 23

    DUI Manslaughter Arrest in Davie Crash Case

    DUI Manslaughter Arrest in Davie Crash Case
    For the death of a 6-year-old boy and injuring three others, a 20-year-old Davie man is facing serious felony charges that could send him to the prison for the next 35 years or more. According to news reports, the suspect, who was 19 at the…
  • Mar 19

    Extortion Charges for Broward Officer Accused of Threatening Ex

    Extortion Charges for Broward Officer Accused of Threatening Ex
    "Extortion" sounds like one of those charges that might commonly be associated with 50s-era mob bosses. However, we are seeing an increasing number of extortion charges filed with the advent of technology. Our increasing reliance on…
Rank this Week: 1357

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/
  • Mar 27

    Crisis Averted

    Crisis Averted
    Whew, that was close!Poor Texas, down to it's last shot.   One left for Number 1.We're talking penobarbital, the drug of choice for state-performed murder.  And after Texas killed Manuel Vasquez earlier this month, they were about…
  • Mar 22

    Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain.

    Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain.
    No, it's not noteworthy because it could conceivably get on the ballot in California.  Under the law there, it seems that just about any damn fool thing can get on the ballot in California.*And it's not noteworthy because it's so…
  • Mar 20

    This Is What It Comes To

    This Is What It Comes To
    This is what it comes to.They sent him to death row, but Glenn Ford didn't kill Isadore Rozeman.  Andrew Cohen, last month, for the Marshall Project.You probably don’t remember Glenn Ford or his remarkable story of injustice and…
Rank this Week: 4466

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

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

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Mar 27

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    195 new bills were filed in the North Carolina Senate yesterday, the deadline for filing new bills in that chamber this session. I haven’t reviewed all the new bills – or all the bills filed before yesterday, for that…
  • Mar 26

    The Fuel Efficiency of Law Enforcement Vehicle

    The Fuel Efficiency of Law Enforcement Vehicle
    I live in Durham, where the ELF is built. The ELF is a pedal-and-electric-powered reverse tricycle with an egg-shaped body and a solar panel roof. It is certainly unique. A 360-degree view is available here. Organic Transit, the company that…
  • Mar 25

    Discovery and Testimony about an Expert’s Experience with Sexual Abuse Victim

    Discovery and Testimony about an Expert’s Experience with Sexual Abuse Victim
    The rules of thumb about expert testimony in child sexual abuse cases are (1) that an expert can’t testify that a child was, in fact, abused absent physical evidence, and (2) that an expert can testify to common characteristics or…
Rank this Week: 3436

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Nudity, Privacy and the Prostitute

    Nudity, Privacy and the Prostitute
    After a jury convicted Charles Adams “of capturing a representation that depicts nudity without the knowledge or consent of the person who is depicted nude in violation of Wisconsin Statutes § 942.09(am)1,” he appealed. …
  • Mar 25

    GoDaddy, the Teamsters Union and Defamation

    GoDaddy, the Teamsters Union and Defamation
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. Court ofAppeals for the Second Circuit:  Ricci v. Teamsters Union Local 456, 2015 WL 1214476 (2015). The court began its opinion by explaining that[p]laintiffs Peter and Barbara Ricci…
  • Mar 23

    The Stolen Car, the Abandoned Cell Phone and Privacy

    The Stolen Car, the Abandoned Cell Phone and Privacy
    After Adrian Samalia was convicted of possessing a stolen motor vehicle in violation of Washington state law, he appealed.  State v. Samalia, 2015 WL 968754 (Washington Court of Appeals 2015).  The court begins its opinion by…
Rank this Week: 2498

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
Rank this Week: 2619

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

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

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1218

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

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

    What’s The Penalty For A Second Drunk Driving (N.J.S.A. 39:4-50) Conviction In New Jersey?

    What’s The Penalty For A Second Drunk Driving (N.J.S.A. 39:4-50) Conviction In New Jersey?
    The state of New Jersey takes an increasingly punitive approach to repeat DUI offenders. Under N.J.S.A. 39:4-50, a driver convicted of a second DUI faces a jail term of up to 90 days, loss of their license for a period of two years, 30 days…
  • Mar 26

    What’s The Penalty For Drunk Driving (N.J.S.A. 39:4-50) In New Jersey?

    What’s The Penalty For Drunk Driving (N.J.S.A. 39:4-50) In New Jersey?
    If you’ve been arrested for drunk driving in New Jersey (N.J.S.A. 39:4-50), the good news is that you are not facing a criminal charge. As such, a standard, first offense drunk driving where you blew below .10% on the Alcotest does not…
  • Mar 26

    What’s The Penalty For Underage Drunk Driving (N.J.S.A. 39:4-50.14) In New Jersey?

    What’s The Penalty For Underage Drunk Driving (N.J.S.A. 39:4-50.14) In New Jersey?
    It’s illegal in New Jersey to obtain, possess, or consume alcohol if you are under the age of 21, so if an underage driver is stopped and is found to have a blood alcohol concentration as low as 0.01%, they can be charged with underage…
Rank this Week: 1943

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/
  • Mar 26

    What’s The Blood Alcohol Limit For Underage Drivers In New Jersey?

    What’s The Blood Alcohol Limit For Underage Drivers In New Jersey?
    New Jersey has an extremely strict DUI law when it comes to underage drinking and driving. Drivers who are not yet 21 and have a blood alcohol content of 0.01% are technically in violation of N.J.S.A. 39:4-50.14, Operation by Person Who Has…
  • Mar 26

    What Happens To Drivers Who Are Under 21 When They Get A DUI In New Jersey?

    What Happens To Drivers Who Are Under 21 When They Get A DUI In New Jersey?
    When an underage driver is stopped for DUI, the rules that apply to over-21 drivers in New Jersey aren’t in effect. According to N.J.S.A. 39:4-50.14,drivers who are not old enough to legally purchase alcohol can be charged and convicted…
  • Mar 19

    Could My Ketogenic Diet Have Caused A High Alcotest Result In New Jersey? How Do I Contest That?

    Could My Ketogenic Diet Have Caused A High Alcotest Result In New Jersey? How Do I Contest That?
    Yes, some diets, including very low carbohydrate or ketogenic diets, can confuse the Alcotest device by flooding the sensors with metabolic chemicals related to ketone use, rather than from blood levels of alcohol. While this defense can be…
Rank this Week: 3585

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Gilbert G. Garcia Law Firm.

http://www.texaspossessionofmarijuanalawyer.com/
  • Mar 26

    Highly Invasive Body Cavity Search for Drugs at Texas Border Leads to Federal Lawsuit

    Highly Invasive Body Cavity Search for Drugs at Texas Border Leads to Federal Lawsuit
    In December of 2013, a 54-year-old Texas woman was traveling back from spending the Christmas holiday with a family friend in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico when she was stopped by federal agents at the Cordova Bridge border crossing in El Paso,…
  • Mar 19

    Be Careful - What You Say or Your Silence Can Be Used Against You

    Be Careful - What You Say or Your Silence Can Be Used Against You
    When a suspect is in police custody and being questioned by an officer, Texas law requires police officers to meet multiple conditions and give the suspect various warnings before statements made by the suspect can be used against him at…
  • Feb 19

    What Uruguay's Legalization means for Latin America

    What Uruguay's Legalization means for Latin America
    Surpassing all other countries in the world on modernization of marijuana laws, legislators in Uruguay passed a bill in December of 2013 to legalize and regulate marijuana nation-wide. Uruguay's president voiced strong support for the bill,…
Rank this Week: 1696

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1475