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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
  • Dec 12

    How reliable is Eyewitness Testimony?

    How reliable is Eyewitness Testimony?
    The Ferguson, Missouri shooting incident of 18 year old Michael Brown by Ferguson, Missouri Police Officer Darren Wilson reflects that eyewitness testimony varies among eyewitnesses and may not always be reliable. One explanation offered by…
  • Dec 5

    Privacy and Law Enforcement Surveillance

    Privacy and Law Enforcement Surveillance
    According to Judge Richard-Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, privacy is overvalued. He said this during a conference in Washington, D.C. about privacy and cybercrime. “Much of what passes for the name of…
  • Nov 28

    Supreme Court To Hear Case Regarding Social Media Post

    Supreme Court To Hear Case Regarding Social Media Post
    Next week, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a First Amendment Case as to whether threatening speech posted on Facebook and other social media breaks the law. The appeal is up for argument on December 1. Social media companies already…
Rank this Week: 2468

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Dec 11

    I am a Senior Citizen – Can I File Bankruptcy?

    I am a Senior Citizen – Can I File Bankruptcy?
    While the financial crisis has hit the entire country very hard, Georgian Senior Citizens may be particularly affected due to the state’s increasing healthcare costs combined with its decreasing pensions – problems that typically…
  • Dec 11

    I am Currently Unemployed – Should I File Bankruptcy?

    I am Currently Unemployed – Should I File Bankruptcy?
    Americans around the country are still struggling to rebound from the 2008 economic crisis.  Often, efforts to restore our financial stability include taking on one or two part-time jobs in order to supplement our income. …
  • Dec 11

    I Have Filed Bankruptcy in the Past – Can I File Again?

    I Have Filed Bankruptcy in the Past – Can I File Again?
    Since the economic recession of 2008, many Georgians have made the decision to file for bankruptcy as a means to wipe clean their financial slate and move forward with a brighter economic outlook.  After filing for bankruptcy, many…
Rank this Week: 2553

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: 5032

Alabama Law Blog of William…

Alabama Law Blog of William Pfeifer

Covers Alabama law.

http://williampfeifer.com/blog
Rank this Week: 3399

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Dec 11

    Georgia men indicted on criminal charges believed to be in a gang

    Georgia men indicted on criminal charges believed to be in a gang
    Two men were arrested following a shooting incident at a Georgia apartment complex, although it's unclear whether the driver of the vehicle was also arrested. Believed to be members of a gang, they were recently indicted on criminal charges.…
  • Nov 23

    Federal authorities arrest debt collectors on criminal charge

    Federal authorities arrest debt collectors on criminal charge
    Americans are taking on more and more debt, and consumers in Georgia are no exception. With a 2.1 percent increase in household debt in the latter part of 2013, it may not come as a surprise to learn that some...
  • Nov 14

    Researchers may face criminal charges for alleged grant misuse

    Researchers may face criminal charges for alleged grant misuse
    About a year ago, Georgia Tech launched an investigation after suspicions arose about where certain grant money was actually going. Although no criminal charges have been filed yet, some expect that the local district attorney will be filing…
Rank this Week: 3012

Atlanta DUI Blog

Atlanta DUI Blog

Covers DUI news. By Clark & Towne.

http://www.clarktowne.com/dui-blog
  • Dec 11

    How DUI field tests really work

    How DUI field tests really work
    By Jessica Towne Miranda warnings don't apply at the side of the road. The police do NOT have to read you the Miranda warning until you are in custody. When the police are talking to you at a traffic stop, they are gathering the evidence…
  • Dec 4

    What you must know before you talk to the police

    What you must know before you talk to the police
    By Jessica Towne So, you've been arrested, say for something simple, like DUI. You've been read the Miranda warning and you feel that you know what is going on. I'd suggest you call your lawyer before you talk. Because you probably don't…
  • Nov 18

    How Georgia roadblocks work

    How Georgia roadblocks work
    By Jessica Towne Police are required to schedule roadblocks for legitimate reasons in advance. Once the roadblock is setup, they have more rules to follow: During the roadblock / checkpoint 1. All vehicles must be stopped. For instance,…
Rank this Week: 3174

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Richard Landes.

http://www.jaxfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 11

    What is willful blindness?

    What is willful blindness?
    Answer: Willful blindness is a concept in federal law that says you cannot make yourself willfully blind, that is, ignore, an obviously illegal situation you are involved in.  And if you do, you do so at your peril.  Consider the…
  • Dec 1

    Can I be held after I serve my sentence for a sex crime?

    Can I be held after I serve my sentence for a sex crime?
    Answer: Yes, you can, under Florida’s harsh civil commitment laws.  Those convicted of sex offenses are often detained indefinitely for crimes they  haven’t yet committed.  After serving their sentences, they are…
  • Nov 17

    Are more government agencies using undercover operations?

    Are more government agencies using undercover operations?
    Answer: Yes, they are.  In a front page article in “The New York Times”, dated November 16, 2014, the federal government has significantly expanded undercover operations in recent years, with officers from at least 40…
Rank this Week: 2655

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices.

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • Dec 11

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Felony DUI Based on Judge’s Improper Response to Deliberating Juror

    Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Felony DUI Based on Judge’s Improper Response to Deliberating Juror
    A Champaign County trial judge’s improper response to deliberating jurors prompted an Illinois appellate court to reverse one defendant’s aggravated DUI conviction recently. Mr. Hasselbring, 31, was charged…
  • Dec 2

    Former Chicago Bears Quarterback Sentenced to Prison for DUI

    Former Chicago Bears Quarterback Sentenced to Prison for DUI
    Bob Avellini, Chicago Bears quarterback from 1975 to 1984, was sentenced last month to 18 months in prison for an aggravated DUI. Avellini agreed to plead guilty in exchange for the sentence. Had he not taken the plea, Avellini…
  • Nov 13

    Illinois Courts Interpret McNeely

    Illinois Courts Interpret McNeely
    The Fourth Amendment protects citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures by the government. Searches and seizures executed without a warrant are presumed unreasonable unless there is an established exception. The Supreme Court has…
Rank this Week: 644

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 11

    Florida Drug Case Thrown Out Where Police Stop Suspect for Driving Too Slowly on Highway

    Florida Drug Case Thrown Out Where Police Stop Suspect for Driving Too Slowly on Highway
    In Florida, a lot of drug arrests stem from simple traffic stops. One way for a criminal defense attorney to attack such a case would be to challenge the legality of the initial stop. While this may be difficult when a police officer is…
  • Dec 8

    it is a Felony to Bring Drugs or Contrband into a Florida Jail but State Must Prove Knowledge

    it is a Felony to Bring Drugs or Contrband into a Florida Jail but State Must Prove Knowledge
    In Florida, it is a felony for a person to bring contraband into the jail. Many of these cases involve a person who is arrested with drugs on them and do not want to tell the police officer the drugs are there. The police officer does not…
  • Dec 5

    What Does a Grand Jury Do, and How Does It Do It?

    What Does a Grand Jury Do, and How Does It Do It?
    There has been a lot of publicity about grand juries due to the recent decisions involving police officers and homicides where the grand juries have decided not to move forward with indictments. Along with the publicity, there has been a lot…
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Southern California Criminal…

Southern California Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Justice Firm.

http://www.southerncaliforniacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 11

    No One is Above Being Indicted for a White Collar Crime

    No One is Above Being Indicted for a White Collar Crime
    As experienced Los Angeles white collar crime defense attorneys, we know that regardless of career or social standing, anyone can be accused of or indicted for a white collar crime. These offenses are generally those that are financially…
  • Oct 9

    Chino Three Vehicle Accident Leaves Five Dead

    Chino Three Vehicle Accident Leaves Five Dead
    Five days ago, a fiery three car collision ended with the tragic loss of five lives in Chino. According to a news article at CBS Los Angeles, four of the deceased victims were friends who graduated from Roosevelt High School. Crews were…
  • Jun 6

    Four People Lose Their Lives After Truck Jackknifes on Interstate 10

    Four People Lose Their Lives After Truck Jackknifes on Interstate 10
    On May 21 of this year, an accident involving a truck carrying steel pipes triggered a bus accident that left four people dead. According to a report at U.S. News & World Report,  a flatbed truck was hauling steel pipes on a remote…
Rank this Week: 2422

Beyond The Scope

Beyond The Scope

Covers the practice of interstate drug interdiction and property seizure/forfeiture. By Stowers & Sarcone, PLC.

http://www.interstatedrugbust.com/blog/
  • Dec 11

    Iowa State Basketball Star Bryce Dejean-Jones Charged with Drug House Violation

    Iowa State Basketball Star Bryce Dejean-Jones Charged with Drug House Violation
    According to multiple media outlets, KCCI, Des Moines Register & WHO, Iowa State Basketball star Bryce Dejean-Jones was charged early Thursday December 11, 2014 by Ames, Iowa police with a drug charge.  It is also being reported…
  • Dec 1

    Do You Need An Attorney For Methamphetamine Charges?

    Do You Need An Attorney For Methamphetamine Charges?
    Every once in a while I have to show up personally for a client’s “first appearance” in court.  This is where the Defendant is informed of the charges against him or her.  Generally, most Defendant’s who show…
  • Nov 3

    The IRS, A Mexican Restaurant and A Seized Bank Account

    The IRS, A Mexican Restaurant and A Seized Bank Account
    Last week the New York Times (followed by the Des Moines Register) ran a story about Carole Hinders and her 38 year-old Mexican restaurant, Mrs. Lady’s, in Arnolds Park, Iowa.  In May of 2013 Hinders was visited by two IRS agents…
Rank this Week: 2543

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Dec 11

    Two Views on Second Circuit's Insider Trading Decision

    Two Views on Second Circuit's Insider Trading Decision
    Here are two (ahem) differing views on yesterday's Second Circuit insider trading decision in United States v. Newman. The Wall Street Journal editorial writers are understandably happy at the ruling and contemptuous of Preet Bharara, dubbing…
  • Dec 10

    Second Circuit Reverses Insider Trading Convictions And Sets New Bar For Tippee Criminal Liability

    Second Circuit Reverses Insider Trading Convictions And Sets New Bar For Tippee Criminal Liability
    The Second Circuit's decision in United States v. Newman is out. The jury instructions were erroneous and the evidence insufficient. The convictions of Todd Newman and Anthony Chiasso are reversed and their cases have been remanded with…
  • Dec 8

    Five Former Madoff Cronies Face Federal Fraud Sentencing Nightmare Today

    Five Former Madoff Cronies Face Federal Fraud Sentencing Nightmare Today
    The Wall Street Journal's Christopher Matthews has a decent background story (subscription required) here. The Matthews piece contains the U.S. Probation Office's recommended sentences for three of the five defendants. How did this happen,…
Rank this Week: 322

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/
  • Dec 11

    Can Police Search Your Phone without a Warrant?

    Can Police Search Your Phone without a Warrant?
    Cell phones help to make modern life possible, but they can also make our private details public.  In addition to the slew of security breaches and malicious hacks that seem to plague smart phone users, there’s another…
  • Dec 9

    Are You Eligible for New Jersey’s Pretrial Intervention Program?

    Are You Eligible for New Jersey’s Pretrial Intervention Program?
    You’ve been charged with a serious crime like drug possession, and now you’re looking at enormous fines, years in prison, and worst of all, a criminal record that will follow you around for a lifetime.  But what if there a…
  • Dec 4

    NJ Man Flees Accident Scene to Avoid Angry Girlfriend, But Can’t Avoid Criminal Charge

    NJ Man Flees Accident Scene to Avoid Angry Girlfriend, But Can’t Avoid Criminal Charge
    There’s no doubt that car accidents are stressful and scary experiences for everyone involved. Nonetheless, it’s extremely important that you never leave the scene before you have a chance to speak with police — or…
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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
  • Dec 11

    Everything is Calm. Everything is Civilized.

    Everything is Calm. Everything is Civilized.
    The two young men have been in the same place at the same time before.  I have seen it on the video recording. The first meeting – captured by a surveillance camera at the back of a D.C. metro bus — – involved a violent…
  • Dec 7

    When it Comes To Self-Defense, it is the Immediacy of the Response, Not the Immediacy of the Threat

    When it Comes To Self-Defense, it is the Immediacy of the Response, Not the Immediacy of the Threat
    Words in the law do not always mean what their dictionary definitions say they mean. With respect to a prior consistent statement, for example, it is not really, as suggested by the rule, that such a statement must be offered to rebut a…
  • Dec 3

    James Colt is Superman

    James Colt is Superman
    I am a fan of D.C. criminal defense attorney James Colt.  It is not only his name, which sounds like it was pulled from a Harlequin romance.  It is also that he is a pleasant guy and, from what I can tell, a very good lawyer. Now…
Rank this Week: 492

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
  • Dec 11

    How Not to Write a Petition for Certiorari

    How Not to Write a Petition for Certiorari
    From Josh Blackman's Blog, I learned about the remarkably terrible petition for certiorari in Sigram Schindler Beteiligungsgesellschaft MPH v. Lee. Blackman notes that the Supreme Court has ordered the attorney for the petitioner to show…
  • Dec 5

    Njal's Saga Available Online

    Njal's Saga Available Online
    I'm a big fan of Njal's Saga, which I read during my second year in law school after learning about it through a remedies course taught by Professor Samuel Bray. I just discovered that the entire saga is available online here as part of the…
  • Dec 5

    Robinson on the Rise and Degradation of Criminal Code

    Robinson on the Rise and Degradation of Criminal Code
    From the CrimProf Blog, I learned about Paul Robinson's essay, The Rise and Fall and Resurrection of American Criminal Codes. Here is the abstract:This brief essay summarizes the virtues of the modern American codification movement of the…
Rank this Week: 2633

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

Covers immigration policies and criminal defense law in Austin, Texas.

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Dec 11

    Immigration Reform Creates Changes for DACA

    Immigration Reform Creates Changes for DACA
    One of the biggest immigration changes proposed by the White House in recent months is a change to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  DACA is one of the main ways in which undocumented individuals brought to the…
  • Dec 9

    President Obama Addresses the Nation on Immigration Reform

    President Obama Addresses the Nation on Immigration Reform
    In a recent speech, President Barack Obama discussed a number of immigration reforms his office plans to encourage or implement in the coming months. These changes may affect thousands of individuals seeking U.S. citizenship and will…
  • Dec 3

    H-1B Visa 2016: Getting Ready

    H-1B Visa 2016: Getting Ready
    USCIS will accept H1B Visa petitions starting from April 1st of 2015. We recommend companies start planning now for recruitment and salary negotiations as early as December 1, 2014 for the government’s H-1B fiscal year 2016. The H-1B…
Rank this Week: 1502

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Dec 10

    Will I go to jail if I am I facing a DUI?

    Will I go to jail if I am I facing a DUI?
    Most often, the single greatest concern a potential client asks about is will I go to jail if I am facing a DUI? This is very understandable. A charge of OUI in Maine can happen to anyone, and no one wants to go to jail. If someone with no…
  • Dec 5

    What should I do if I am asked to take a breath test in Maine?

    What should I do if I am asked to take a breath test in Maine?
    The question whether you should take an alcohol breath test if suspected of OUI does not always have a black-and-white answer. There are Implied Consent Laws in Maine that make a person obligated, by statute, to submit to an alcohol breath…
  • Nov 24

    Will Maine see Electronic Monitoring of Domestic Violences (DV) Defendants?

    Will Maine see Electronic Monitoring of Domestic Violences (DV) Defendants?
    On November 19, 2014, Maine’s NPR News Source (MPBN) published an article about recent experiments with electronic monitoring of domestic violence (DV) defendants in Somerset County, Maine. As Maine has attempted electronic monitoring…
Rank this Week: 2419

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 10

    A male "black widow"? Man may be charged with killing his two wive

    A male "black widow"? Man may be charged with killing his two wive
    Once is a tragedy but is twice murder? Colorado prosecutors think so and is charging a man with the death of both his first AND second wife. A local CBS story has more information. 58-year-old Harold Henthorn is accused of pushing his wife…
  • Dec 5

    Sarasota teen sets up high school prostitution ring

    Sarasota teen sets up high school prostitution ring
    Didn't Tom Cruise star in an 80's movie with this same plot? Per USA Today two Florida teens were arrested for their part in a local "Risky Business" prostitution ring in Sarasota... Venice, Florida police made two arrests, a 17-year-old…
  • Nov 24

    Sealing or expunging your record

    Sealing or expunging your record
    People make mistakes, and sometimes we make mistakes that have consequences we are not able to comprehend or appreciate at the time frame. It does not matter if it was a minor drug crime or theft. However, the mistakes we made years ago…
Rank this Week: 1299

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 10

    Man Sentenced for Deadly Drunk Driving Crash Involving Honeymoon Couple

    Man Sentenced for Deadly Drunk Driving Crash Involving Honeymoon Couple
    According to a recent news article from WMUR 9, a defendant was sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing a newlywed bride in a 2013 drunk driving car accident in New England in 2013. The couple was just married in their home state of…
  • Dec 9

    Seven-Year-Old Girl Killed by Suspected Drunk Driver in Massachusett

    Seven-Year-Old Girl Killed by Suspected Drunk Driver in Massachusett
    There are few things worse than the death of a child. According to a recent news article from ABC 40, a community is in mourning after death of a seven year-old girl who was killed in an alcohol-related car accident in Springfield,…
  • Dec 4

    Brian Austin Green Discusses Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver

    Brian Austin Green Discusses Being Hit by Suspected Drunk Driver
    Brian Austin Green and his wife Megan Fox were recently hit by a drunk driver. After the collision, Green, who is best known from his starring role on Beverly Hills 90210, spoke to People Magazine about the accident. Green said that, while…
Rank this Week: 753

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2546

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI/DUI news, issues and defenses. By Charles A. Ramsay.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Dec 10

    Minnesota Supreme Court Holds Oral Arguments Today Regarding Minnesota's DWI Law

    Minnesota Supreme Court Holds Oral Arguments Today Regarding Minnesota's DWI Law
    Big things are about to happen at the Minnesota Supreme Court, and the most visible evidence is going on this morning in two cases: In State v. Larson, the Court will address whether Minnesota should adopt the "good-faith" exception to the…
  • Dec 5

    Good Intentions in Ferguson

    Good Intentions in Ferguson
    You can look all you want, but you won’t find “good intentions” in the Fourth Amendment. As strange as it sounds, the Fourth Amendment has always existed as a form of civil rights that makes it harder, not easier, for law…
  • Dec 1

    Will the Minnesota Supreme Court Avoid the Constitutionality of Refusal? An Examination of the Search Incident to Arrest Exception.

    Will the Minnesota Supreme Court Avoid the Constitutionality of Refusal? An Examination of the Search Incident to Arrest Exception.
     Any time now, we expect the Minnesota Supreme Court to issue its long-awaited decision in State v. Bernard. That case will (likely) answer the question that has plagued Minnesota for years – is it constitutional to criminalize a…
Rank this Week: 953

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

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

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Dec 10

    Minnesota Supreme Court Holds Oral Arguments Today Regarding Minnesota's DWI Law

    Minnesota Supreme Court Holds Oral Arguments Today Regarding Minnesota's DWI Law
    Big things are about to happen at the Minnesota Supreme Court, and the most visible evidence is going on this morning in two cases: In State v. Larson, the Court will address whether Minnesota should adopt the "good-faith" exception to the…
  • Dec 5

    Good Intentions in Ferguson

    Good Intentions in Ferguson
    You can look all you want, but you won’t find “good intentions” in the Fourth Amendment. As strange as it sounds, the Fourth Amendment has always existed as a form of civil rights that makes it harder, not easier, for law…
  • Dec 1

    Will the Minnesota Supreme Court Avoid the Constitutionality of Refusal? An Examination of the Search Incident to Arrest Exception.

    Will the Minnesota Supreme Court Avoid the Constitutionality of Refusal? An Examination of the Search Incident to Arrest Exception.
     Any time now, we expect the Minnesota Supreme Court to issue its long-awaited decision in State v. Bernard. That case will (likely) answer the question that has plagued Minnesota for years – is it constitutional to criminalize a…
Rank this Week: 1041

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Dec 10

    Miami Woman Sentenced to Life in Prison for Revenge Killing

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

    US District Court to Hear Convoluted Murder for Hire Case

    US District Court to Hear Convoluted Murder for Hire Case
    Fred Topous Jr. is a registered sex offender who pleaded guilty in 1999 to the charge of assault with intent to penetrate a thirteen year old minor female who just happened to be his boss’s daughter. He can easily be labelled a career…
  • Nov 11

    Collateral Monetary Damage in South Florida from Home Depot Security Breach

    Collateral Monetary Damage in South Florida from Home Depot Security Breach
    These days it seems that with far too much frequency there is continually breaking news about another retailer with online outlets being victimized by a security breach. The latest of these high tech break-ins was successfully aimed at Home…
Rank this Week: 3750

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
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Leyba Defense blog

Leyba Defense blog

Covers Washington State criminal matters including DUI issues.

http://www.leyba-defense.com/blog/
  • Dec 9

    Three options following a DUI administrative hearing drivers license revocation

    Three options following a DUI administrative hearing drivers license revocation
    If you get arrested for a DUI here in Washington State then you face two separate legal actions.  One is with the Court system where you will face a criminal prosecution for the DUI.  The other legal action is with the Washington…
  • Dec 6

    What is a hung jury in a DUI case and what happens afterwards?

    What is a hung jury in a DUI case and what happens afterwards?
    Recently I tried a DUI case in King County.  It resulted in a hung jury.  Meaning the jury could not reach a unanimous decision whether my client was guilty or not guilty of the DUI.  So today I wanted to discuss what a hung…
  • Dec 4

    Statewide DUI emphasis patrols going on in WA through 1/1/15

    Statewide DUI emphasis patrols going on in WA through 1/1/15
    I was out of town last week for Thanksgiving so I apologize for the late blog on this.  But starting 11/25/14 law enforcement agencies throughout Washington State are conducting DUI emphasis patrols through the beginning of the new…
Rank this Week: 2950

Atlanta Criminal Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers traffic and criminal law news. By Nagel & Associates.

http://www.atlantacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Impact of Georgia's Juvenile Justice Reform

    Impact of Georgia's Juvenile Justice Reform
    In Georgia, anyone under the age of 17 is considered a juvenile offender and enters a separate system for juvenile offenders, rather than the adult criminal justice system. A judge reviews their cases and decides an outcome. In a worst-case…
  • Dec 9

    Shoplifting Recidivists in Georgia

    Shoplifting Recidivists in Georgia
    Shoplifting is illegal in Georgia. Shoplifting can be charged when the defendant performed actions with the intent of taking merchandise without paying or of depriving the owner of possession of merchandise or its value. Shoplifting includes…
  • Dec 9

    Denial of Bond in Georgia Hit and Run

    Denial of Bond in Georgia Hit and Run
    In Prigmore v. State, the defendant was arrested for a hit and run under OCGA § 40-6-270. He was also arrested for vehicular homicide, reckless driving, and driving under the influence of drugs. Under the hit and run statute, a driver…
Rank this Week: 3800

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Dec 9

    Maryland Court Upholds Criminal Conviction for Second-Degree Assault

    Maryland Court Upholds Criminal Conviction for Second-Degree Assault
    Under Maryland law, a person can be charged with the following three types of second-degree assault:  intent to frighten, attempted battery, and battery. Case law sets forth explicit criteria to determine whether a criminal defendant has…
  • Nov 20

    Maryland Court Upholds Criminal Conviction for Theft and Embezzlement from Joint Bank Account

    Maryland Court Upholds Criminal Conviction for Theft and Embezzlement from Joint Bank Account
    A criminal charge is a serious matter, whether it is classified as a misdemeanor or felony offense, and the person charged must respond accordingly. While a misdemeanor is less serious than a felony, both can affect a person’s life…
  • Nov 10

    Maryland Court Interprets “Enhanced Sentencing” Statute in Robbery Case

    Maryland Court Interprets “Enhanced Sentencing” Statute in Robbery Case
    Every phase of a criminal case is significant. And each part of the proceeding — from arrest to sentencing — must comply with applicable state law. These laws are in place to ensure that people who are accused of a crime are…
Rank this Week: 2968

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/
  • Dec 9

    Can A Cop In Okaloosa County Search My Car or House If He Says He Smells Marijuana?

    Can A Cop In Okaloosa County Search My Car or House If He Says He Smells Marijuana?
    Police Searching Car In Okaloosa County After Smelling Marijuana Under Florida Law, if the police officer, based on his/her training and experience, smells what they believe to be the odor of marijuana or cannabis, they have probable cause to…
  • Dec 3

    Arrest For Possesion Of A Deadly Weapon In Okloosa County

    Arrest For Possesion Of A Deadly Weapon In Okloosa County
    Florida Statute §790.01(13) defines a deadly weapon as any instrument that could potentially cause death or great bodily harm when used in its intended capacity. Any weapon whose sole purpose is to inflict great bodily harm is generally…
  • Dec 1

    What Are The Penalties For Trafficking Or Possession Of Prescription Painkillers In Okaloosa County?

    What Are The Penalties For Trafficking Or Possession Of Prescription Painkillers In Okaloosa County?
    People from all walks of life use prescription medications. There are many different names of painkillers and they serve a useful purpose, even though they are subject to overuse and abuse. The problem with Florida is that our legislature has…
Rank this Week: 2563

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
  • Dec 8

    Your Story is Your Only Hope - So start listening to Serial on PBS

    Your Story is Your Only Hope - So start listening to Serial on PBS
     “For the last year, I’ve spent every working day trying to figure out where a high school kid was for an hour after school one day in 1999. Or, if you want to get technical about it (and apparently I do), where a high school…
  • Nov 24

    Panel Kills Public Defender Changes in Idaho - Don't Blame the Defenders!

    Panel Kills Public Defender Changes in Idaho - Don't Blame the Defenders!
     From the Idaho Statesman tonight:  "Four years ago, a report from the National Legal Aid and Defender Association found that Idaho is violating its Sixth Amendment obligations to defendants. Public defenders across the state were…
  • Nov 24

    Panel Kills Public Defender Changes in Idaho - Don't Blame the Defenders!

    Panel Kills Public Defender Changes in Idaho - Don't Blame the Defenders!
     From the Idaho Statesman tonight:  "Four years ago, a report from the National Legal Aid and Defender Association found that Idaho is violating its Sixth Amendment obligations to defendants. Public defenders across the state were…
Rank this Week: 1043

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as technology and the law, computer forensics and cyber crime defense. By David S. Seltzer.

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2135

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense and DUI defense law. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey Vallens APC.

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • Dec 8

    Meet the Private Investigator

    Meet the Private Investigator
    An Interview with Private Investigator David Hance After my last private investigator left to try his luck in reality television, I went on the hunt for someone new to help me conduct necessary investigations in my criminal and DUI cases.…
  • Dec 7

    Meet the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Lawyer

    Meet the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Lawyer
    Meet the Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Lawyer Several years ago during what was later described as the "Economic Downturn", I went searching for ways to get new business with a minimum of expense. I was introduced to a business…
  • Nov 23

    Alcohol and Drug Dependency Resources NCADD

    Alcohol and Drug Dependency Resources NCADD
    Alcohol and Drug Dependency Resources To me the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency (NCADD) has been nothing more than the liaison between the court and the court ordered alcohol education program after my clients have been…
Rank this Week: 3420

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: 249

Gigstad Law Office LLC Blog

Gigstad Law Office LLC Blog

Covers criminal defense topics, including DUI, checkpoints, and traffic tickets.

http://www.gigstadlaw.com/Criminal-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Dec 8

    Robert Gigstad Selected for The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 for 2015

    Robert Gigstad Selected for The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 for 2015
    In another display of his commitment to legal excellence, Attorney Gigstad was selected for the The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers for 2015. Gigstad Law Office, LLC is extremely proud of this latest legal accolade and is…
  • Oct 29

    Attorney Robert Gigstad is Accepted to the Earl E. O'Connor Chapter of the American Inns of Court

    Attorney Robert Gigstad is Accepted to the Earl E. O'Connor Chapter of the American Inns of Court
    Attorney Robert Gigstad, the founder of Gigstad Law Office, LLC, was recently accepted into the Earl E. O' Connor Chapter of the American Inns of Court. The American Inns of Court is an association of judges, attorneys, and other legal…
  • Sep 19

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 9/19/14 - 9/21/14

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 9/19/14 - 9/21/14
    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 9/19/14 - 9/21/14 Another weekend, and more checkpoints. There's a lot going on this weekend with the Plaza Art Fair, the Royals in town, etc. and the police will be on the look out! Here's what we…
Rank this Week: 3792

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Dec 8

    FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS: DUI TESTING IN ILLINOIS

    FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS: DUI TESTING IN ILLINOIS
    After leaving the bar, you blew a stop sign. Unfortunately, police were watching and stopped you for DUI. You agreed to take some field sobriety tests. Although you thought you passed, the officer arrested you. You walked a straight line…
  • Nov 21

    NEW SUPREME COURT LAW ON ANONYMOUS TIPS AND DUI

    NEW SUPREME COURT LAW ON ANONYMOUS TIPS AND DUI
    Police are allowed to stop drivers based on anonymous tips. The key question is whether the tip was reliable enough to provide probable cause for the stop. The Supreme Court just made that job a lot easier for the prosecution. ……
  • Nov 3

    LOOKING BACKWARDS: HOW THE STATE PROVES YOUR BLOOD ALCOHOL WAS HIGHER THAN YOUR BREATHALYZER RESULT

    LOOKING BACKWARDS: HOW THE STATE PROVES YOUR BLOOD ALCOHOL WAS HIGHER THAN YOUR BREATHALYZER RESULT
    You had several drinks at the bar before you drove home. Police stopped you for a moving violation and arrested you for DUI. At the police station, you agree to take the breathalyzer. The reading is .077, just below the … Continue…
Rank this Week: 2614

Record Clearing Blog

Record Clearing Blog

Covers criminal record removal. By Higbee & Associates.

http://www.recordclearing.org/blog/
  • Dec 8

    Grieving Unreasonable Justice

    Grieving Unreasonable Justice
    My only brother died suddenly of pancreatic cancer the weekend before Labor Day weekend, 2006. My husband who was just my boyfriend at the time helped me so much with the cleaning and straightening up at my brother’s house. Due…
  • Dec 2

    20 years waiting.

    20 years waiting.
    I was unwillingly charged years ago when I was in my early 20s. I was not able to go into the field I most wanted to go into – Law Enforcement or Nursing. Now that I am a College Graduate […] The post 20 years waiting. appeared…
  • Nov 21

    Wrongfully Arrested, Charges Dismissed

    Wrongfully Arrested, Charges Dismissed
    I was wrongfully arrested in 2008 for an alleged terrible crime that happened in 2007, but the accusations were false and I was held in the Parrish jail in Covington, La, without bail and without trial until it was determined […] The…
Rank this Week: 1773

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/
  • Dec 8

    Fox Rothschild Obtains Complete Dismissal Of Federal Trade Secret Theft Case

    Fox Rothschild Obtains Complete Dismissal Of Federal Trade Secret Theft Case
    Alain Leibman: On Friday, December 5th, the Department of Justice finally surrendered in a multi-defendant trade secret case being prosecuted in the Southern District of Indiana on behalf of complainant Eli Lilly and Company. (United States…
  • Oct 20

    Alain Leibman’s Law360 Article About Justice Department’s Partial Retreat On Appeal Waiver

    Alain Leibman’s Law360 Article About Justice Department’s Partial Retreat On Appeal Waiver
    Alain Leibman writes: We recently blogged here  and here about the DOJ’s blatant and increasingly harsh use of leverage against pleading defendants to force their waiver of important rights attendant to the sentencing and…
  • Sep 29

    Federal Prosecutors May No Longer Be Able To Demand Blanket Appeal Waiver

    Federal Prosecutors May No Longer Be Able To Demand Blanket Appeal Waiver
    Alain Leibman writes: Two weeks ago we posted here about a recent, fairly awful Third Circuit decision, United States v. Erwin, upholding boilerplate waiver-of-appeal clauses to the point of punishing a wayward appellant — who took…
Rank this Week: 1479

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal defense, evidence and the Fourth Amendment. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Dec 8

    Wrongfully Convicted Man Can Continue Lawsuit Against Baltimore

    Wrongfully Convicted Man Can Continue Lawsuit Against Baltimore
    Watching network TV police shows, you see a lot of storylines involving those who are wrongfully accused. The prosecution hides evidence, a witness is corrupt, and an innocent man goes to jail. That may seem like TV drama. But a recent case…
  • Nov 20

    Constitutional Rights Harder to Invoke for Defendants Than You May Think

    Constitutional Rights Harder to Invoke for Defendants Than You May Think
    A recent Maryland criminal case has made a statement about the constitutional rights of those convicted of crimes. Unfortunately, the decision makes an accused's invocation of constitutional rights harder, instead of easier. The Facts of the…
  • Nov 3

    Juror Misconduct Threatens Rights of Criminal Defendants and Integrity of the System

    Juror Misconduct Threatens Rights of Criminal Defendants and Integrity of the System
    Our criminal and civil justice system relies upon the integrity and ethics of our jurors. We are unique in that we have a jury system to determine the outcome of those arrested for crime in Maryland and beyond, but with that privilege also…
Rank this Week: 4747

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

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

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
Rank this Week: 3044

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

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

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 515

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Bill Mange. Covers Texas criminal defense.

http://www.criminal-attorney-austin-texas.com/blog/
  • Dec 8

    How Are Grand Jurors Selected

    How Are Grand Jurors Selected
    Recent Grand Jury Decisions On August 9, 2014, Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson, Missouri police department told Michael Brown and his friend Dorian Johnson to walk on the sidewalk instead of down the middle of the street. From that…
  • Sep 25

    Your Silence Is Deafening Invoking Your 5th Amendment Right

    Your Silence Is Deafening Invoking Your 5th Amendment Right
    Once upon a time, if you wanted to invoke your right to remain silent, you didn’t have to be a lawyer to understand the 5th Amendment if you have watched any type of police TV shows, or movies. You just had to say nothing. Simple,right?…
  • Sep 17

    How To Calculate SWAP Time In Travis County Texa

    How To Calculate SWAP Time In Travis County Texa
    Lots of people hear about “SWAP time,” and probably wonder what it means. Let’s start here. Jail time is usually served (i.e., outside of the SWAP program) at two days of credit for every one day served, when the time is…
Rank this Week: 2535

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
  • Dec 7

    Rite-Aid pays nearly $3 million over gift card kickback allegation

    Rite-Aid pays nearly $3 million over gift card kickback allegation
    On December 3, the Department of Justice announced that Rite-Aid Corp. had agreed to pay $2.99 million to settle a whistleblower’s allegations that the company violated the antikickback statute and submitted false claims by handing out…
  • Dec 7

    Georgia hospice settles whistleblower suit for nearly $600,000

    Georgia hospice settles whistleblower suit for nearly $600,000
    On December 2, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia announced that a Dublin, Georgia hospice, had agreed to pay nearly $600,000 to settle allegations, originally brought by a whistleblower, of false Medicare claims…
  • Dec 7

    Texas ear, nose, and throat practice settles false claims allegations with OIG-HHS for over $200k

    Texas ear, nose, and throat practice settles false claims allegations with OIG-HHS for over $200k
    On December 3, the Office of Inspector General of HHS announced (no permalink available) that a Texas otolaryngology practice had paid over $200,000 to resolve allegations that it had submitted false claims to federal health care programs.…
Rank this Week: 423

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
Rank this Week: 2533

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/
Rank this Week: 2603

Black's Law

Black's Law

Roy Black blogs his thoughts, tells his stories and writes his blog to help him think and work out ideas.

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • Dec 7

    FIU Cross-Examination Seminar

    FIU Cross-Examination Seminar
    On Friday, December 12, 2014, I will be teaching a seminar on cross-examination at the FIU Law School. The seminar has been organized by H.T. Smith and Scott Fingerhut. I have attached the materials I drafted for the seminar.
  • Dec 5

    Carr & Emory

    Carr & Emory
    I recently was a judge in the UM moot court competition. While walking down the corridor to the faculty lounge I noticed a the class picture of the first graduating class in 1929 and was jolted to see a very young Henry R. Carr. His…
  • Nov 18

    Ted Olson

    Ted Olson
    This past Sunday (11/16/14), I had the privilege of introducing Ted Olson for the first lecture panel at this year's Miami Book Fair. Ted and his wife Lady, along with two of the plaintiffs, Chris Perry and Sandy Stier, were on the panel. The…
Rank this Week: 1679

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Dec 7

    LIE-INS, DIE-INS AND POLICE SHOOTINGS

    LIE-INS, DIE-INS AND POLICE SHOOTINGS
    LIE-INS, DIE-INS AND POLICE SHOOTINGS Posted December 7, 2014 By Edmund R. Folsom   Just as every cop is a criminal And all the sinners saints As heads is tails Just call me Lucifer ‘Cause I’m in need of some restraint…
  • Nov 20

    Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors & Installers.

    Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors & Installers.
    Posted by Edmund R. Folsom November 20, 2014 Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors & Installers. The following is a list of Vendors and Installers of approved ignition interlock devices for the State of Maine, reflecting installer…
  • Oct 18

    SEARCHES & SEIZURES, LIBERTY VS. SECURITY

    SEARCHES & SEIZURES, LIBERTY VS. SECURITY
    SEARCHES & SEIZURES, LIBERTY VS. SECURITY Posted by Edmund R. Folsom October 18, 2014 A few loosely related matters caught my attention in the news yesterday. One was a piece by Charles Krauthammer, in which he criticized…
Rank this Week: 3741