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Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Dec 5

    A Death Sentence for Want of a Lawyer

    A Death Sentence for Want of a Lawyer
    In today’s New York Times, former Chief Justice Norman Fletcher has written an editorial denouncing the upcoming execution of the Georgia inmate sentenced to death in 1990. Chief Justice Fletcher is particularly concerned about the fact…
  • Dec 3

    Cell Phones, The Fourth Amendment, and the Fifth Amendment

    Cell Phones, The Fourth Amendment, and the Fifth Amendment
    Yesterday, I spoke at a continuing legal education conference for the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. The topic was searches of cell phones incident to arrest.  I also discussed the  Application of the fifth…
  • Nov 14

    The Myth of Expertise

    The Myth of Expertise
    We just ended a bad week for experts. I was in Athens, Georgia, last week for a football game between Georgia and Auburn. Auburn was a 10.5 point favorite to win. It turns out that they did not even score 10 points, losing 13-7. Earlier…
Rank this Week: 1149

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 1124

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

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

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Dec 5

    Expert Testimony about Eyewitness Identification

    Expert Testimony about Eyewitness Identification
    This post addresses three recurrent issues concerning eyewitness identification: When, if at all, is expert testimony about eyewitness identification admissible? When, if at all, is an indigent defendant entitled to funds with which to hire…
  • Dec 2

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    As the Charlotte Observer reports, Mecklenburg District Attorney Andrew Murray announced Wednesday that the officer who fatally shot Keith Lamont Scott earlier this year lawfully used deadly force and will not face criminal charges. …
  • Dec 1

    Fourth Circuit Affirms Doe v. Cooper

    Fourth Circuit Affirms Doe v. Cooper
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued its opinion in Doe v. Cooper yesterday. A unanimous panel of the court affirmed a decision from Middle District of North Carolina finding two parts of G.S. 14-208.18—North…
Rank this Week: 1135

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

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

    DUIs And Traffic Tickets – How Minnesota Ranks Nationally

    DUIs And Traffic Tickets – How Minnesota Ranks Nationally
    Driving in Minnesota is more challenging than in other states that aren’t privy to rainy or snowy seasons. However, just because the road conditions aren’t ideal doesn’t mean Minnesota drivers are always going to stay under…
  • Dec 1

    Gun Violence Costs Minnesota $764 Million Annually

    Gun Violence Costs Minnesota $764 Million Annually
    Gun violence and the associated expenses costs Minnesota more than three-quarters of a billion dollars each year, according to findings from the Minnesota Coalition for Common Sense. Statistics show that gun violence costs Minnesota roughly…
  • Nov 30

    Another Successful “Our Hearts To Your Soles” In The Book

    Another Successful “Our Hearts To Your Soles” In The Book
    One of our favorite annual events has come and gone, and once again it was a huge success! We’re talking of course about Our Hearts To Your Soles! Our Hearts To Your Soles 2016 took place last Tuesday at the Dorothy Day Center in St.…
Rank this Week: 1217

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 5

    The Civil Suit, the Juror’s Tweets and the Motion for a New Trial

    The Civil Suit, the Juror’s Tweets and the Motion for a New Trial
    This post examines an opinion the District Court of Appeal  of Florida – Fourth District recently issued in a civil appeal that involved a jury verdict in an action seeking damages for injuries sustained in an automobile…
  • Dec 2

    Driving with a Suspended License, the Pill Bottle and the Facebook Profile

    Driving with a Suspended License, the Pill Bottle and the Facebook Profile
    This post examines an opinion from the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas: U.S. v. Cooks, 2016 WL 6948065 (2016). The District Court Judge begins by explaining thatDefendant Gary Cooks was pulled over for driving with a suspended…
  • Nov 30

    Armed Robbery, the Text Message and the Cell Phone

    Armed Robbery, the Text Message and the Cell Phone
    This post examines an opinion from the Court of Appeals of Ohio – Fifth District:  State v. Hidey, 2016 WL 5885507 (2016). The court begins by explaining that “[a]ppellant the State of Ohio appeals a judgment of the…
Rank this Week: 762

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

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

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

    Can the Police Search Your Work Computer for Child Pornography in Utah?

    Can the Police Search Your Work Computer for Child Pornography in Utah?
    The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides the “right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures” by members of law enforcement.  In short,…
  • Dec 1

    Salt Lake Tribune Calls for Public Access to BYU Police Records in Sexual Assault Case

    Salt Lake Tribune Calls for Public Access to BYU Police Records in Sexual Assault Case
    Brigham Young University employs its own police agency.  Its members are authorized to make arrests and even use deadly force, just like other police officers in Utah. However, there’s a major difference between BYU officers and…
  • Nov 29

    Is it Illegal to Post a Picture of Someone Online without their Permission?

    Is it Illegal to Post a Picture of Someone Online without their Permission?
    Like it or not, we live in a digital world where our daily lives are chronicled online through sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and LinkedIn. Many people enjoy sharing personal photos and videos on the internet, but serious…
Rank this Week: 1224

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers warrants, license suspension, Massachusetts criminal offenses, and criminal defense issues. By Lewin & Lewin.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 4

    FELONY GUN CHARGE DISMISSED

    FELONY GUN CHARGE DISMISSED
    KW, is the 42 year old owner of a medical care corporation. His company is a multi million dollar company. Because he is heavily involved with medicare and medicaid patients both Federal Law and State Law prohibit him from having an…
  • Dec 4

    HIT & RUN: DISMISSED PRIOR TO ARRAIGNMENT

    HIT & RUN: DISMISSED PRIOR TO ARRAIGNMENT
    EN, the 36 year old owner of a manufacturing company and a North Andover Resident, received a citation in the mail for leaving the scene of a property damage accident in the O’Neill Tunnel in Boston. EN’s company owns about ten…
  • Nov 4

    Leaving The Scene Trial – Not Guilty

    Leaving The Scene Trial – Not Guilty
    On St. Patrick’s Day of 2016 QN, a 20 year old laborer from Melrose, went into Cambridge with a friend to celebrate. The friend picked QN up at QN’s house and drove to the T station at Oak Grove in Melrose. The two men took the T…
Rank this Week: 953

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Dec 4

    It All Seemed So Good: Toronto Neurosurgeon Arrested for Murder of Wife

    It All Seemed So Good: Toronto Neurosurgeon Arrested for Murder of Wife
    Mohammed Shamji had it all:  a beautiful wife, who was herself a family doctor, three lovely children, and a PhD from Duke University in biomedical engineering, which paved the way for his reputation as a world-renowned neurosurgeon. But…
  • Dec 3

    Court Orders Maintenance Enforcement Program to Pay Dad for Abusive Collection Effort

    Court Orders Maintenance Enforcement Program to Pay Dad for Abusive Collection Effort
    Some of the worst complaints about the  British Columbia family law justice system arise from litigants dealing with the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program  (“FMEP”), called the Family Responsibility Office in…
  • Nov 18

    Why Would You Hire a Lawyer if You Don’t Want to Take Their Advice?

    Why Would You Hire a Lawyer if You Don’t Want to Take Their Advice?
    I could never understand why someone would hire a high-priced, hotshot lawyer but refuse to take their advice.  It happens more frequently than you might realize, sometimes the result of an uneducated neighbour or friend, who after going…
Rank this Week: 1068

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/
  • Dec 3

    Better Angels My A

    Better Angels My A
    Lincoln, at his first inaugural, spoke of healing of the nation's wounds.We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory,…
  • Nov 28

    This Won't End Well

    This Won't End Well
    It is too often true in the trenches of criminal defense that if our clients were good at making decisions they wouldn't be our clients.Case in point:  Dylan Roof.  Charged with killing 9 African Americans at the Emanuel…
  • Nov 28

    There's No Business Like Justice Busine

    There's No Business Like Justice Busine
    He's competent.  That is, and per the statutory language, he is able "to understand the nature and consequences of the proceedings against him [and] to assist properly in his defense."So says the judge.  The guy was evaluated and…
Rank this Week: 1051

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 3

    Morning Radio: Dirty

    Morning Radio: Dirty
    Weekend.Motions all weekend long.To suppress, to dismiss, to continue.To compel, to discover, to vacate.Balance was not part of the bargain.It's trading through the mud on each and every file.With your boots on.Through the slush.Each step…
  • Dec 2

    Morning Radio: Stormy

    Morning Radio: Stormy
    Friday.On point.Deep breathing.Concentrating.Chimes outside singing their own song.Then wind.Then rain.Then another layer of wind.Sheets of rain now.They come together in unison.All forces of nature growling at you outside your…
  • Dec 1

    Morning Radio: Windy

    Morning Radio: Windy
    Thursday.On point.The horizon is moving.Always.Lighted by different colors.Different hues.Effervescent.Ever present.There is a light gush.And then a gale.And then calm.The wind stands back momentarily and watches and waits.Gathering itself…
Rank this Week: 1167

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Public Indecency in Chicago: Maintaining Standards of Behavior

    Public Indecency in Chicago: Maintaining Standards of Behavior
    Even as the USA becomes more and more liberal when it comes to human sexuality, there are certain boundaries that are not to be crossed, such as outraging public decency as defined in the Chicago law. Indecent exposure is the nightmare…
  • Nov 30

    Obstruction of Justice in Chicago: Letting the Law Take its Course

    Obstruction of Justice in Chicago: Letting the Law Take its Course
    The mantra to let the law take its course seems like a platitude when faced with a serious criminal investigation. Each party will have their own interests and will fight to protect them. For example the prosecutor will want the defendant to…
  • Nov 25

    Deferred Prosecution in Chicago: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

    Deferred Prosecution in Chicago: Justice Delayed is Justice Denied
    Prosecutorial discretion in Chicago has always been a controversial issue particularly if the public feels that there is an element of unfair selection and victimization. One of the leading practitioners of the deferred prosecution program is…
Rank this Week: 1241

Wright & Weiner Blog

Wright & Weiner Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.nevadacriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Dec 2

    What Is Justifiable Homicide?

    What Is Justifiable Homicide?
    Are you being charged with murder? It may have been justifiable homicide (NRS 200.120). Read on to get a good understanding of what that means. In the eyes of many, the commission of homicide for any reason is an unforgivable act. These…
  • Nov 25

    Can I file a Personal Injury Lawsuit on Behalf of a Deceased Family Member?

    Can I file a Personal Injury Lawsuit on Behalf of a Deceased Family Member?
    When a person has died through the fault or negligence of someone or something else, do members of his or her immediate family have any legal recourse? In most cases, the answer is yes. Every state in the union gives surviving family members…
  • Nov 21

    Can I Sue the Government for a Personal Injury?

    Can I Sue the Government for a Personal Injury?
    If you suffer a personal injury from a fall down the stairs or take a header on run-down private property, you know what your legal options are. What happens, though, when your accident occurs on or around a county-owned building or results…
Rank this Week: 1165

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Deadly New Opioid Drug Carfentanil 100 Times More Potent Than Fentanyl

    Deadly New Opioid Drug Carfentanil 100 Times More Potent Than Fentanyl
    Opioid Drug In recent years there has been an immense effort to combat the availability of an opioid drug, such as fentanyl, in Massachusetts, which was brought about by an increased rate of opioid-induced death. Fentanyl, a Class B…
  • Nov 3

    Breaking and Entering to Paint a Dog?

    Breaking and Entering to Paint a Dog?
    In a rather interesting news report in the Cape Cod Times, a young man is accused of breaking into a home located in Martha’s Vineyard where he allegedly painted the resident’s dog with purple paint and stole some items from the…
  • Oct 17

    Woman Thought to Be Kidnapped From Assisted Living Facility Drops Charge

    Woman Thought to Be Kidnapped From Assisted Living Facility Drops Charge
    Kidnapped Back in May of this year, it was suspected that a 62-year-old woman was kidnapped from her assisted living facility in Newton. The woman, identified as June Doe, a pseudonym, went missing in the middle of the afternoon after living…
Rank this Week: 847

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Dec 2

    Detroit Police Sued by Teens Arrested for Allegedly Interfering in Prostitution Sting

    Detroit Police Sued by Teens Arrested for Allegedly Interfering in Prostitution Sting
    Recently it was revealed that two 17-year-olds and an 18-year-old were arrested after Detroit police claim the teens were interfering in a prostitution sting.  The teens are now filing suit against police, saying they were mistreated…
  • Oct 14

    5 Common Myths About Sexual Assault & Violence

    5 Common Myths About Sexual Assault & Violence
    There are dozens of myths and misconceptions surrounding sexual assault and violence, but what are the facts? While there are countless people who are innocent sitting behind bars today for crimes they did not commit in every state in the…
  • Sep 19

    19-year-old Accused of ‘Sexting’ with 12-year-old

    19-year-old Accused of ‘Sexting’ with 12-year-old
    Recently, 19-year-old Brendan Baia, a former student at Central Michigan University, was accused of ‘sexting’ with a 12-year-old girl. According to reports, Baia and the girl had been exchanging messages and photos via their cell…
Rank this Week: 965

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/
  • Dec 2

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 3 of 5

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 3 of 5
    FAQs About The Process Of Civil Rights Restoration What Is The Process Involved In Having Your Civil Rights Restored? It is actually quite a long, arduous process. There are several different types of restoration one may apply for. You can…
  • Nov 23

    When Even a Small Flaw in the State’s Case Can Overturn a Conviction in Florida

    When Even a Small Flaw in the State’s Case Can Overturn a Conviction in Florida
    In a criminal case, there are many details that both the prosecution and the defense must manage. The law imposes many requirements, both large and small, on the state regarding how it carries out a prosecution in order to ensure compliance…
  • Nov 15

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 2 of 5

    Civil Rights Restoration: Part 2 of 5
    Restoring Of Civil Rights And Civil Liberties In Florida How And When Is Restoring Civil Liberties And Civil Rights Possible? Civil liberties and civil rights are one in the same. Though it is a long and costly process that does take a lot of…
Rank this Week: 1060

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Jacksonville registered sex predator arrested for alleged rape

    Jacksonville registered sex predator arrested for alleged rape
    A Jacksonville man is in police custody facing a pending sexual battery charge.  The man also happens to be a registered sexual predator in Florida who is on probation.  According to an article in the Florida Times Union, the man…
  • Nov 10

    Woman arrested in St. Johns County after being found unconscious with a baby

    Woman arrested in St. Johns County after being found unconscious with a baby
    A woman was recently arrested in St. Johns County, Florida on several charges resulting from her being found sleeping with a baby on her.  According to an article on News4Jax.com, Police say the woman was parked at a gas station and was…
  • Oct 20

    Jacksonville mother charged with child abuse after child found in car

    Jacksonville mother charged with child abuse after child found in car
    A woman in Jacksonville was arrested on the charge of child abuse after being accused of leaving her child in a hot car with no air conditioning.  According to a report in a report from News4Jax, the woman allegedly left the small child…
Rank this Week: 1178

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
  • Nov 30

    How can I recover compensation after a motorcycle hit and run?

    How can I recover compensation after a motorcycle hit and run?
    When a driver strikes a motorcyclist, there are almost always injuries involved. State law requires drivers to remain at the scene of an injury accident. Unfortunately, not everyone obeys the law. All too often, drivers leave the scene of an…
  • Nov 30

    7 Ways to Winterize Your Car for the Bucks County Winter

    7 Ways to Winterize Your Car for the Bucks County Winter
    Failing to properly winterize your car can lead to a number of issues, including breakdowns, tickets and fines, and even accidents. Taking the time to ensure your car is ready for winter weather can help you save time, money and perhaps your…
  • Nov 29

    Determining Liability for Physical Abuse in Nursing Home

    Determining Liability for Physical Abuse in Nursing Home
    Nursing home residents rely on facility staff for many of their medical and personal needs, but, all too often, those same staff members violate that trust by neglecting or outright abusing residents. If your loved one suffered nursing home…
Rank this Week: 939

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

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

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Nov 30

    When It Comes to “Draining the Swamp,” Donald Trump Is No Al Gore

    When It Comes to “Draining the Swamp,” Donald Trump Is No Al Gore
    Donald Trump is an amateur. We suspected this before the election. Now we know it. He is also too vain, too self-centered, to realize that he is in over his head.  It is not that he is not... Read More
  • Nov 14

    You Voted For Him Anyway

    You Voted For Him Anyway
    Dear Trump Voter: Yes, I am talking to you. You should be ashamed of yourself. You knew about the racism, the misogyny, the xenophobia, the narcissism, and the vanity. You knew about the ignorance, the inexperience, and his... Read More
  • Nov 11

    Love Letter to a Prosecutor

    Love Letter to a Prosecutor
    Perhaps I should not admit it, but I like the Assistant U.S. Attorneys in D.C. They are generally smart, reasonable and decent people. They know the law. And, like defense attorneys, they are just trying to do the... Read More
Rank this Week: 911

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • Nov 30

    Tonya Couch, the Affluenza Teen Mom, and a Lesson in Money Laundering

    Tonya Couch, the Affluenza Teen Mom, and a Lesson in Money Laundering
    Money Laundering: a Harsher Sentence than Fraud Charges, Plus the Added Bonus of Forfeiture Actions This post deals with money laundering charges, but we will begin with the backstory.  It starts with the arrest and prosecution of the…
  • Nov 23

    Defenses in Texas Criminal Case

    Defenses in Texas Criminal Case
    Criminal defense isn’t just trial work, even though it sure looks like it if you watch all the TV crime shows. A lot of defending clients charged with crimes here in Texas involves working with evidence and negotiating with the…
  • Nov 16

    The New 2016 Marijuana Laws: What It Means for Texa

    The New 2016 Marijuana Laws: What It Means for Texa
    This month, several states had marijuana on their ballots.  Texas wasn’t among them, of course.  As a result of these November elections, we’ve got more states getting ready to offer medical marijuana in their…
Rank this Week: 1057

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

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

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
Rank this Week: 1115

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law. By Abdo Law Firm.

http://www.michigancriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1231

Law Office of David P. Shapiro…

Law Office of David P. Shapiro Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneyatlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 23

    Focus on Repeat DUI Offenders in San Diego

    Focus on Repeat DUI Offenders in San Diego
    Many states, including California, have increased the penalties for drunk driving over the years. And along with publicity concerning the ... The post Focus on Repeat DUI Offenders in San Diego appeared first on Law Office of David P.…
  • Nov 14

    Juliet’s Story

    Juliet’s Story
    I lost two years of school to leukemia. I lost holiday parties with my family to leukemia. I lost my ... The post Juliet’s Story appeared first on Law Office of David P. Shapiro.
  • Nov 10

    How it Feels to be Cancer Free Me by Nicholas M

    How it Feels to be Cancer Free Me by Nicholas M
    I didn’t understand the gravity of the words “You have cancer” until I was cancer-free. I was only six at ... The post How it Feels to be Cancer Free Me by Nicholas M appeared first on Law Office of David P. Shapiro.
Rank this Week: 1146

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/
  • Nov 21

    Don’t Let A DUI Ruin Your Thanksgiving

    Don’t Let A DUI Ruin Your Thanksgiving
    There’s so much to be thankful for this time of year and even more love to go around. Just thinking about all the food and fun you get to share with friends and family is enough to get you excited for the Thanksgiving holiday this…
  • Oct 24

    Florida Police Officer Facing Second DUI Charge

    Florida Police Officer Facing Second DUI Charge
    A Florida police officer is facing a second DUI charge after he was apparently found asleep inside his car. St. Petersburg police said the 36-year-old was booked into jail early Tuesday and was being held on a $500 bond. In December 2009,…
  • Oct 11

    Tarpon Springs Woman Arrested for DUI After Allegedly Driving Wrong Way

    Tarpon Springs Woman Arrested for DUI After Allegedly Driving Wrong Way
    Police said a woman was arrested and charged with DUI after she drove the wrong way on U.S. 19. The incident occurred early Sunday. Police have video of the incident and claim the 43-year-old woman was driving north in the southbound lanes…
Rank this Week: 874

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Nov 21

    CFPB Report Highlights Continued Focus on Mortgage Redlining

    CFPB Report Highlights Continued Focus on Mortgage Redlining
    In its Fall 2016 Supervisory Highlights report, issued October 31, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) identified mortgage redlining as an ongoing “priority area” in the Bureau’s supervisory work.  In the…
  • Nov 17

    The Yates Memo and Individual Representation

    The Yates Memo and Individual Representation
    At the November 2, 2016 Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (“SIFMA”) Compliance and Legal Society Regional Seminar in New York, a SIFMA panel discussed the “Yates Memo,” its effect on internal…
  • Nov 14

    Big Changes Come With The New Form I-9 Published by USCIS

    Big Changes Come With The New Form I-9 Published by USCIS
    United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has officially published the long awaited revised Form I-9.  The new Form I-9 and instructions can be found at https://www.uscis.gov/i-9. The clock is now ticking— While…
Rank this Week: 1247

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 14

    Supreme Court of West Virginia Upholds Conviction for Lesser Included Offense

    Supreme Court of West Virginia Upholds Conviction for Lesser Included Offense
    It is a central part of a criminal defendant’s constitutional rights that he or she cannot be convicted of a crime for which he or she is not charged.  As part of procedural due process, a criminal defendant must have an…
  • Nov 7

    Impeachment of a Criminal Jury Verdict – West Virginia v. Greenfield

    Impeachment of a Criminal Jury Verdict – West Virginia v. Greenfield
    A jury’s verdict in a criminal matter is entitled to great deference by the courts.  Even if a judge, or the parties, may disagree with the outcome that a jury reaches, if the verdict was reached through proper court procedures and…
  • Oct 20

    West Virginia Supreme Court Permits Evidence of “Remote” Similar Allegation

    West Virginia Supreme Court Permits Evidence of “Remote” Similar Allegation
    One of the more difficult things for victims in criminal litigation to understand is that trials are not opportunities to tell the jury about everything bad that a defendant has ever done.  Trials must focus on proving the current…
Rank this Week: 1192

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Covers criminal defense and DUI issues in the Nashville, TN area. By Rob McKinney.

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • Nov 7

    Is It Mandatory To Have Nine U.S.Supreme Court Justices ?

    Is It Mandatory To Have Nine U.S.Supreme Court Justices ?
    Just the other day someone asked me if the U.S. Constitution requires nine Supreme Court Justices. I did not know the answer so I looked it up. The short answer is the U.S. Constitution does not state the precise number of justices. The…
  • Nov 2

    DUI, Ignition Interlock, and The State Legislature

    DUI, Ignition Interlock, and The State Legislature
    An ignition interlock is required to obtain a restricted driver's license if you have been convicted of a DUI charge in Tennessee. In the initial implementation of the ignition interlock device, I was in favor of it's use. It allowed…
  • Oct 31

    Tennessee Sex Offenders and Halloween

    Tennessee Sex Offenders and Halloween
    It may be Halloween , but the Tennessee Department of Corrections will be conducting Operation Blackout on those on the Tennessee Sex Offender Registry. It has been recently reported about the increased scrutiny that Tennessee Sex Offenders…
Rank this Week: 975

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer Blog

Provides information about criminal defense topics and proposed legislation in Florida.

http://yourfloridacriminalattorney.com/criminal-lawyer-blog/
  • Oct 20

    Aggressive Criminal Lawyer or Intelligent Criminal Lawyer

    Aggressive Criminal Lawyer or Intelligent Criminal Lawyer
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Searching for an Aggressive Criminal Lawyer A Google search for “aggressive criminal lawyer” returns 9,780,000 results.  A Google search for “intelligent criminal…
  • May 29

    Adjudication Withheld | Collateral Consequence

    Adjudication Withheld | Collateral Consequence
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Florida Statute 948.01 gives the trial court discretion to “withhold adjudication” after imposition of a sentence of probation in felony cases.  You are supposedly spared…
  • Apr 30

    Restraining Order Florida Law

    Restraining Order Florida Law
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Filing a Restraining Order in Florida Florida law provides for five (5) different orders of protection against violent conduct. The five (5) different orders of protection are, 1)…
Rank this Week: 1169

Environmental Crimes Blog

Environmental Crimes Blog

Covers environmental crimes and enforcement, from pre-trial to trial strategy. By Walter D. James III.

http://environmentalblog.typepad.com/environmental_crimes_blog/
  • Oct 19

    USEPA Increases Civil Penaltie

    USEPA Increases Civil Penaltie
    On July 1, 2016, the USEPA published its interim final rule that adjusts the statutory civil monetary penalty amounts. See 81 Fed. Reg. 43091. The rule was developed after passage of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act. That…
  • Aug 25

    Louisiana Flooding

    Louisiana Flooding
    First off, a prayer for all of the victims of the Louisiana flooding, take care. Now, the recovery begins. OSHA has many resources on detailing how to stay safe in the subsequent flood cleanup. See…
  • Aug 12

    Yates to USAO Manuel to OSHA (no more Tinkers to Evers to Chance)

    Yates to USAO Manuel to OSHA (no more Tinkers to Evers to Chance)
    An issue that has come to the forefront for the USDOJ is the decided lack of the prosecution of individuals in environmental criminal matters. In response, the USDOJ has hardened its stance as to the prosecution of individuals who engage...
Rank this Week: 885

Law Blog of William L. Pfeifer,…

Law Blog of William L. Pfeifer, Jr.

Covers Alabama family and criminal law topics.

http://williampfeifer.com
Rank this Week: 967

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
Rank this Week: 1244

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Discusses Georgia DUI defenses. By Douglas B. Chanco.

http://chancolaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 3

    QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR PROSPECTIVE DUI INJURY ATTORNEY

    QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR PROSPECTIVE DUI INJURY ATTORNEY
    Before you decide to hire a DUI injury lawyer, it is your right to ask probing questions until you are completely satisfied.  After all, you are the client and you will be paying the lawyer’s fee, so you need to know some…
  • Jul 27

    TOP 5 THINGS TO DO AFTER YOU’VE BEEN IN A DUI ACCIDENT

    TOP 5 THINGS TO DO AFTER YOU’VE BEEN IN A DUI ACCIDENT
    Being in a car accident is a difficult ordeal.  Blood, fractures and injuries can add to the frightening experience.  However, maintaining one’s focus and composure is important in order to document the events of the…
  • Jul 20

    COMMON ADJUSTER TRICKS: DISCOURAGING LEGAL HELP

    COMMON ADJUSTER TRICKS: DISCOURAGING LEGAL HELP
    Insurance adjusters know that if you represent yourself with a Georgia injury lawyer, it often means more cost to the insurance company. Therefore, the insurance adjuster will make it seem to you that you do not need legal help. Regardless of…
Rank this Week: 1197

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog covers DWI/DWAI, traffic violations, gun crimes, weapon crimes, prostitution, and other criminal offenses. By New York attorneys, Tilem & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 765

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

http://www.shermancriminallawyer.com/
  • Jul 10

    Hillary Clinton’s Emails and Federal Law (Part Five)

    Hillary Clinton’s Emails and Federal Law (Part Five)
    Finally, misprision of a felony may apply in this case (or non case, as we are now being told).   Misprision of a felony is often used as a “lesser” crime in federal prosecutions, as it carries a lower punishment range…
  • Jul 10

    Hillary Clinton’s Emails and Federal Law (Part Five)

    Hillary Clinton’s Emails and Federal Law (Part Five)
    Finally, misprision of a felony may apply in this case (or non case, as we are now being told).   Misprision of a felony is often used as a “lesser” crime in federal prosecutions, as it carries a lower punishment range…
  • Jul 10

    Hillary Clinton’s Emails and Federal Law (Part Four)

    Hillary Clinton’s Emails and Federal Law (Part Four)
    From the “facts” as disseminated in the media, there are also problems with the apparent destruction of records on the Clinton side.   Following the Enron Collapse and the Arthur Anderson scandal, Congress passed the…
Rank this Week: 1047

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal law, DUI and civil rights. By Peterson Law Offices.

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
Rank this Week: 820

Kentucky DUI Defense Lawyer

Kentucky DUI Defense Lawyer

Covers DUIs, traffic stops and field sobriety tests. By Stephen J. Isaacs.

http://www.kyduiblog.com/
  • Jun 28

    Expunging a DUI after April 2016

    Expunging a DUI after April 2016
    In April 2016, the Kentucky legislature changed the DUI statues to require a 10 year look back period. Because a DUI is an enhanceable offense, This means that a person seeking to expunge a DUI in Kentucky now has to...
  • Dec 31

    Auto Brewery Syndrome DUI Defense

    Auto Brewery Syndrome DUI Defense
    A DUI defense I have raised, albeit rarely, pertains to the “Auto Brewery Syndrome” or, as is referred to by the medical community, “Bladder Beer” and “Gut Fermentation Syndrome”. The DUI criminal defense attorney thereafter…
  • Dec 31

    Happy Holiday

    Happy Holiday
    Happy Holidays If you must drink and drive, please do so responsibly. Information provided by Lexington DUI, Criminal Defense, and Personal Injury Attorney Stephen J. Isaacs, Isaacs Law Office.
Rank this Week: 977

Colorado Criminal Lawyer Blog

Colorado Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Colorado plea bargaining, statutes of limitations and mental health issues in criminal cases. By H. Michael Steinberg.

http://www.colorado-criminal-lawyer-online.com/
Rank this Week: 929

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

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

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • Jun 21

    What Happens if I Miss my Court Date?

    What Happens if I Miss my Court Date?
    Many people have asked what happens if I miss my court date?  In New Jersey like every state in the United States failing to appear in court when you are required to is a very serious matter and one that you should not take lightly.…
  • Jun 17

    Can a Security Guard Arrest You?

    Can a Security Guard Arrest You?
    It is a frequent theme in movies and television shows. A person slides a shirt or item into their bag and then casually tries to walk out of a store. Moments later a security guard springs across a table and tackles the person and places them…
  • Jun 15

    Should I take a Plea Deal?

    Should I take a Plea Deal?
    If you have been charged with a crime you probably are familiar with what a plea deal is or at least heard the term.  However, many people are unaware of the complex process that can go on in to making and executing a plea. It is…
Rank this Week: 1107

Second Circuit Blog

Second Circuit Blog

Feature case summaries and commentary by the Federal Defenders office in New York City.

http://circuit2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 989

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

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

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
  • Mar 18

    3 Spring Break Criminal Arrests Common In Okaloosa County & Walton County

    3 Spring Break Criminal Arrests Common In Okaloosa County & Walton County
      Three very common arrests in the Destin, Fort Walton Beach and Okaloosa & Walton County area are: Contributing to the Delinquency or Dependency of a Minor (Minor Intoxication) Misrepresenting or Misstating Age or Age of Another to…
  • Mar 17

    Third DUI In Okaloosa County or Walton County

    Third DUI In Okaloosa County or Walton County
    A Third DUI Offense, under Florida Statute 316.193(3) and (2)(b)(2) occurs when a person is found driving, or in actual physical control of a vehicle and is under the influence of an alcoholic beverage or some chemical substance, to the point…
  • Mar 10

    GETTING BLOOD EVIDENCE EXCLUDED IN A DUI CASE

    GETTING BLOOD EVIDENCE EXCLUDED IN A DUI CASE
    Recently, we have had success in local DUI cases by challenging the admissibility of breath or blood testing results. One way to attack these tests is to first determine if the test was administered involuntarily.If so, you may have a legal…
Rank this Week: 1203

Houston Lawyer Blog

Houston Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law and criminal defense issues. By the Charles Johnson Law Firm.

http://www.houstonlawyer.com/blog/
  • Mar 3

    Have You Been Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence?

    Have You Been Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence?
    Have you been falsely accused or wrongly prosecuted for domestic violence?  False allegations and wrongful prosecutions harm the innocent, squander resources, and shortchange true victims. If you or someone you care about has…
  • Dec 15

    Expert Help with Houston Traffic Ticket

    Expert Help with Houston Traffic Ticket
    Traffic Citation in Houston? If you have been ticketed in the Houston area, or if you have a Texas Warrant or License Suspension, call today. We are ready to give you a free, confidential consultation to discuss your rights and options.…
  • Dec 15

    Expert Help with Houston Traffic Ticket

    Expert Help with Houston Traffic Ticket
    Traffic Citation in Houston? If you have been ticketed in the Houston area, or if you have a Texas Warrant or License Suspension, call today. We are ready to give you a free, confidential consultation to discuss your rights and options.…
Rank this Week: 1262

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

http://www.lawbabcock.com/blog
  • Jan 30

    El Defenso de Owen Hanson

    El Defenso de Owen Hanson
    I have the honor of representing Owen Hanson in charges related to alleged narcotics (methamphetamine and cocaine) and gambling activity. HIs case, which is filed in the federal criminal court in San Diego, has gotten a great deal of…
  • Jan 30

    Defense of Owen Hanson

    Defense of Owen Hanson
    I have the honor of representing Owen Hanson in charges related to alleged narcotics (methamphetamine and cocaine) and gambling activity. HIs case, which is filed in the federal criminal court in San Diego, has gotten a great deal of…
  • Jul 24

    Of Bridges, Police, And Criminal Defense Attorney

    Of Bridges, Police, And Criminal Defense Attorney
      I just got back from a vacation.  Yes, a vacation for me is taking three days off, driving 500 miles to go fishing, worrying about my clients, putting out a fishing line, catching no fish, worrying more about my clients, and…
Rank this Week: 901

The Confrontation Blog

The Confrontation Blog

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

http://confrontationright.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 23

    Third petition on surrogate expert

    Third petition on surrogate expert
    Tim Provis, counsel for the petitioner in Roalson v. Wisconsin, No. 15-6037, which presents an issue similar to Griep and Katso, has kindly provided me with copies of the papers on cert.  Here are links to the Petition, the State's Brief…
  • Nov 25

    New cert petitions on the "expert witness end-run"

    New cert petitions on the "expert witness end-run"
    At least two cert petitions are currently before the Supreme Court on the question of whether, or when, a prosecution may present the substance of an out-of-court testimonial statement through an in-court witness who bases an opinion in part…
  • Jun 22

    Audio of public radio show on Ohio v. Clark

    Audio of public radio show on Ohio v. Clark
    Joan Meier, who commented last week on this blog, and I appeared on Friday on a Los Angeles public radio show, discussing Ohio v. Clark. If you're interested, you can listen to it by clicking here.  By the way, Joan cited favorably a…
Rank this Week: 882

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/
  • Aug 26

    University of Virginia Quarterback Facing DWI Charge

    University of Virginia Quarterback Facing DWI Charge
    Former Gonzaga high school standout and current freshman quarterback at the University of Virginia Nick Johns is facing driving while intoxicated charges after being pulled over in Charlottesville with a blood-alcohol level nearly twice the…
  • Aug 4

    Former Ravens’ Running Back DUI Update

    Former Ravens’ Running Back DUI Update
    The jury trial of Bernard Pierce, former Ravens’ running back and current Jacksonville Jaguar player, is set on October 27th for his DUI case that took place in Maryland. After requesting a jury trial, Pierce’s case was…
  • Aug 3

    Sleeping Driver Charged with DUI in Maryland

    Sleeping Driver Charged with DUI in Maryland
    Over the weekend, a Maryland driver was arrested by Cambridge police officers after they allegedly found him drunk and asleep behind the wheel. At 10:00 pm on Friday, officers responded to a report stating that there was a vehicle…
Rank this Week: 969

Arizona Criminal Law & Sex Crimes…

Arizona Criminal Law & Sex Crimes Post

Covers crimes and criminal defense. By Vladimir Gagic.

http://www.azcriminallawsexcrimes.com/
  • Jul 22

    Arizona license suspension for two DUIs in 7 year

    Arizona license suspension for two DUIs in 7 year
    If a driver is convicted of two misdemeanor DUI convictions within 7 years, the Arizona Motor Vehicle Department can suspend the driver’s license longer for the second conviction than the first. How much longer? For a first time DUI…
  • Jun 29

    Installing interlock device and reinstating license following Arizona DUI arrest or conviction.

    Installing interlock device and reinstating license following Arizona DUI arrest or conviction.
    An issue that causes a lot of problems for drivers that comes up frequently is the difference between privilege to drive and possession of a driver’s license. As far as Arizona MVD is concerned, they are not the same thing. This is an…
  • Jun 5

    Interlock order for non-extreme DUI ARS 28-1381(a)(1) and (a)(2)

    Interlock order for non-extreme DUI ARS 28-1381(a)(1) and (a)(2)
    If someone is convicted for a first time, non-extreme DUI in Arizona under ARS 28-1381(a)(1) or (a)(2), then the interlock requirement is for 12 months, which is the same as for an extreme DUI charge under ARS 28-1382(a)(1). However, for a…
Rank this Week: 1237

White Collar Defense and…

White Collar Defense and Compliance

Covers developments in criminal law, federal case law, and statutes. Published by Alan Leibman of Fox Rothschild.

http://whitecollarcrime.foxrothschild.com/
  • Apr 8

    See you on LinkedIn

    See you on LinkedIn
    Alain Leibman writes: We have endeavored from the outset of this blog to offer thoughtful, possibly useful, and occasionally provocative analyses of developments in the criminal law, a time-intensive effort.  Regrettably, a busy workload…
  • Mar 18

    Does your Third Circuit judge vote as a “conservative, moderate, or liberal”?

    Does your Third Circuit judge vote as a “conservative, moderate, or liberal”?
    Alain Leibman writes: Matthew Stiegler, a Philadelphia attorney, has a terrific blog dedicated to reporting on, and thoughtfully analyzing, developments in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, called the CA3blog.  Matthew has written a…
  • Jan 30

    Third Circuit Opinion Cites Alain Leibman’s Fox WC Blog Entry

    Third Circuit Opinion Cites Alain Leibman’s Fox WC Blog Entry
    Alain Leibman writes: Those of you who follow, or at least sporadically read, this blog know that it attempts to treat in a considered way important issues facing the white collar bar and our clients.  Still, like any blog, it exists…
Rank this Week: 854