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Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 5023

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 21

    Massachusetts OUI/DUI Arrests: St. Paddy's Day May Beat New Year'

    Massachusetts OUI/DUI Arrests: St. Paddy's Day May Beat New Year'
    OK, now that St. Patrick’s Day is over, I’m sure we all know a few people who had a “few too many” celebrating the Irish holiday. As long as those people weren't operating a motor vehicle and could only hurt…
  • Feb 24

    Massachusetts Campus Sex Assaults: Guns Not The Answer

    Massachusetts Campus Sex Assaults: Guns Not The Answer
    College campuses are hotbeds of youthful activity: Fraternities and sororities. Football and varsity sports games. Lots of consumption of alcohol. Drugs. Partying. Linking up between students (as opposed to dating). Put it all…
  • Jan 31

    Domestic Violence: Is the NFL Getting the Message, or Just Running An Ad?

    Domestic Violence: Is the NFL Getting the Message, or Just Running An Ad?
    Well, tomorrow is Super Bowl Sunday, that annual excuse to spend 10 hours in front of a TV screen, stuffing your face, imbibing probably more than your share of alcohol, and screaming like a banshee every time “your” team scores a…
Rank this Week: 5024

Psychology of Law and Criminal…

Psychology of Law and Criminal Behavior

By Kenneth Padowitz.

http://www.psychology-criminalbehavior-law.com/
  • Mar 21

    Deindividuation | Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

    Deindividuation | Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.
    Some of our recent discussions have been concerned with topics relating to how individuals tend to underestimate the role of environmental or situational influences on behavior, and to overestimate individual personality factors, when…
  • Feb 28

    Deindividuation | Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

    Deindividuation | Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.
    Recent posts have been concerned with topics relating to how individuals underestimate the role of environmental or situational influences on behavior, and overestimate individual personality factors, when concerning other people.To recap,…
  • Feb 24

    Crimes of Obedience

    Crimes of Obedience
    In my last post, we discussed a psychological term, the fundamental attribution bias, and were able to determine how it affects the way people make judgments about others. To recap, the fundamental attribution error is a term, which…
Rank this Week: 3270

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    Because of one womans jealously over another

    Because of one womans jealously over another
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Not Guilty: My voice shakes after 8.5 years of incarceration. I have been humbled through and through; and yet, nothing will stop me from…
  • Mar 21

    The effects of S.O. registry to the family member

    The effects of S.O. registry to the family member
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Hard Life: I am a wife of a very low to no risk R.S.O. We are so affected with this SORNA and International Megan's Law. The majority of…
  • Mar 21

    The Lie Detector and the Sex Offender

    The Lie Detector and the Sex Offender
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By James: I just received a letter in the mail from my Probation Officer that he has scheduled me for a Lie Detector test/polygraph test in…
Rank this Week: 6

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC Blog

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Mar 21

    Stet Docket

    Stet Docket
    What is a Stet Docket in a Maryland criminal case? A Stet Docket is actually not a docket but a term used by Judges and State’s Attorneys to describe marking a case “Stet.”  There is no Stet Docket and a case is not…
  • Mar 19

    How a DUI Affects Your Life

    How a DUI Affects Your Life
    How a DUI Affects Your Life.  A DUI can be a life changing event that makes you take stock in your behavior and choices you make in the future. A DUI (driving under the influence) or DWI (driving while impaired) arrest and…
  • Mar 19

    Self Defense

    Self Defense
    If you’ve been charged with assault in Maryland, you probably have a lot of questions about self defense.  Attorney Randolph Rice, a Maryland criminal defense attorney has provided a list of the various self defenses in Maryland.…
Rank this Week: 3277

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Alabama criminal law and procedure, including DUI,, theft crimes, and violent crimes. By Steven D. Ebersole.

http://www.birminghamcriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Mar 21

    Ex parte H. Whited – Alabama Supreme Court Reverses Sex Crime Conviction

    Ex parte H. Whited – Alabama Supreme Court Reverses Sex Crime Conviction
    The Alabama Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a man convicted and sentenced to 35 years on a sex crime offense. The court ruled there was a reasonable probability the result of the first trial would have been different had his defense…
  • Mar 19

    Alabama Prison Reform Could Alter Sentencing, Parole

    Alabama Prison Reform Could Alter Sentencing, Parole
    State officials in Alabama must address serious and widespread issues plaguing its prisons, or else the federal government has indicated it will intercede – and soon. Primarily, the problem is overcrowding, stemming from decades-old…
  • Mar 17

    Facebook Post Results in Alabama Arrest for Terrorist Threat

    Facebook Post Results in Alabama Arrest for Terrorist Threat
    In the heat of an angry moment, it’s not uncommon for people to utter harsh words. Often, those statements reflect raw emotion, rather than reality or intent. In recent years, advancements in technology have made it increasingly fast…
Rank this Week: 1356

Wright Law Group Blog

Wright Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal law topics.

http://wrightlawgroupnv.com/blog/
  • Mar 20

    Law Enforcement Busting Medical Marijuana Delivery Service

    Law Enforcement Busting Medical Marijuana Delivery Service
    Law Enforcement Busting Medical Marijuana Delivery Services in Las VegasCALL The Wright Law Group, P.C. 702.405.0001Been Arrested Delivering Medical Marijuana To Las Vegas PatientsSince the Nevada Legislature passed laws allowing for an…
  • Dec 2

    Police May Be Violating Medical Marijuana Patients’ Privacy Rights in Las Vega

    Police May Be Violating Medical Marijuana Patients’ Privacy Rights in Las Vega
    Medical Marijuana Attorney Las VegasThere are recent reports of teams of law enforcement agents in the Las Vegas area showing up at the private residences of persons who have been issued a medical marijuana patient registry identification…
  • Oct 13

    Las Vegas Civil Forfeiture Attorney

    Las Vegas Civil Forfeiture Attorney
    Las Vegas Civil Forfeiture AttorneyCivil Forfeiture or Legal Piracy?Recently there has been a lot of buzz on the internet about John Oliver’s segment on HBO relating to Civil Forfeiture.What is “Civil Forfeiture”? …
Rank this Week: 3436

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Mar 20

    Victory in Paraguay is a Big Step Forward for Domestic Violence Survivor

    Victory in Paraguay is a Big Step Forward for Domestic Violence Survivor
    By Debbie Sharnak, Argentina-Paraguay country specialist On August 27, 2014, Paraguay took a huge step forward in promoting the rights of domestic violence survivors when they released Lucia Sandoval from prison. Sandoval had been…
  • Mar 19

    Tech and Human Rights: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

    Tech and Human Rights: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly
    As someone whose job it is to take advantage of technological progress for human rights research and advocacy, I am a strong proponent of using new tools and methods to advance Amnesty International’s goals. There is a proven track…
  • Mar 18

    The First Day of Spring Should Not Be Spent Behind Bars in Iran

    The First Day of Spring Should Not Be Spent Behind Bars in Iran
    Former Iranian prisoner of conscience Maziar Bahari said “the prisoner’s worst nightmare is the thought of being forgotten.”   The first day of spring is a particularly painful time for those incarcerated in Iran…
Rank this Week: 31

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3210

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 20

    Maryland Court Granted “Serial” Podcast Defendant’s Application for Leave to Appeal

    Maryland Court Granted “Serial” Podcast Defendant’s Application for Leave to Appeal
    The journalists from “This American Life,” a public radio broadcast, recently created the hugely popular podcast, “Serial,” which “aired” last fall. According to their website, Serial presents one story (a…
  • Feb 20

    Maryland Court Upholds Conviction for Resisting Arrest and Peace Order Violation

    Maryland Court Upholds Conviction for Resisting Arrest and Peace Order Violation
    The seriousness of a criminal arrest cannot be overstated, no matter what the severity of the crime. An arrest record or conviction can affect a person’s life in a variety of ways for years to come. And while a felony conviction is…
  • Feb 3

    Maryland Court Upholds Suppression of Evidence in Traffic Stop Search

    Maryland Court Upholds Suppression of Evidence in Traffic Stop Search
    The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution guarantees citizens the right to be free from an illegal search and seizure. Law enforcement authorities are expected to have “probable cause” before conducting a search of a person or…
Rank this Week: 3420

Nenye Uche Blog

Nenye Uche Blog

Covers Illinois criminal and DUI laws.

http://criminaldefenseattorneyinchicago.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2476

LawyerDefend.Me

LawyerDefend.Me

Covers criminal defense topics for Texas criminal defendants and their families. By Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.

http://lawyerdefend.me/
  • Mar 20

    MTR DISMISSED–BEXAR COUNTY MARCH 2015

    MTR DISMISSED–BEXAR COUNTY MARCH 2015
    In the honorable County Court at Law 12, we were so ple […] The post MTR DISMISSED–BEXAR COUNTY MARCH 2015 appeared first on Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.
  • Feb 23

    This Week: Public Intoxication Dismissed and MORE!

    This Week: Public Intoxication Dismissed and MORE!
     This week, we are proud to announce that Justin Cook g […] The post This Week: Public Intoxication Dismissed and MORE! appeared first on Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.
  • Feb 13

    What Our Typical Mornings Are Usually Like

    What Our Typical Mornings Are Usually Like
    The post What Our Typical Mornings Are Usually Like appeared first on Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.
Rank this Week: 2889

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of John M. Lynch, LLC.

http://www.missouricriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 20

    DWI Manslaughter- Getting the Right Representation

    DWI Manslaughter- Getting the Right Representation
    Unlike the run-of-the-mill misdemeanor or even a felony DWI, a DWI involving a death or DWI manslaughter is a charge that should not be taken lightly as it comes replete with serious prison time.   A charge such as this requires…
  • Feb 17

    The Federal Lawyer – Healthcare Fraud

    The Federal Lawyer – Healthcare Fraud
    Healthcare Fraud is becoming an increasing prosecutorial phenomenon in the federal criminal justice system.  Many U.S. Attorney’s Offices across the country are filing criminal charges against physicians and their staff for…
  • Feb 12

    Illinois Licensed Drivers and Knowing the Repercussions of Missouri Traffic and Criminal Offense

    Illinois Licensed Drivers and Knowing the Repercussions of Missouri Traffic and Criminal Offense
    Missouri and Illinois have very different driver’s license statues and regulations. The ramifications of a conviction in Missouri for an Illinois licensed driver can be significant. For instance,  with respect to traffic…
Rank this Week: 3097

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law issues from the point of view of a former state prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney. By Kyle Green.

http://www.criminaldefenseattorneykg.com/blog/
  • Mar 19

    Arizona Medical Marijuana Act

    Arizona Medical Marijuana Act
    The Arizona Medical Marijuana Initiative (Proposition 203) was on the November 2, 2010 ballot as an initiated state statute. Arizona Medical Marijuana Question, Proposition 203 (2010), March 19, 2015,…
  • Mar 12

    Setting Aside a Charge in Arizona

    Setting Aside a Charge in Arizona
    Although Arizona does not have an Expungment statute, you may be eligible to have an offense set aside. To set aside an offense means to cancel or revoke a judgment or order, so the original is modified, but it is not destroyed; the original…
  • Mar 6

    Cell Phones, Off Limits?

    Cell Phones, Off Limits?
    When an officer lawfully arrests someone, that officer is allowed to search a few areas in order to protect him/herself. The officer can perform a pat down of the arrestee to make sure there are no hidden weapons that could be used to harm…
Rank this Week: 3526

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Mar 19

    Former marine back in the headlines for criminal charge

    Former marine back in the headlines for criminal charge
    A former marine with the U.S. Marine Corp recently made his way back into headlines following a traffic stop in Georgia. He was in the news back in 2014 following an arrest outside of the United States. It currently does...
  • Mar 6

    Georgia police officer avoids criminal charges for fatal incident

    Georgia police officer avoids criminal charges for fatal incident
    Simply being arrested on the suspicion of having committing a crime does not necessarily mean that a person will end up facing criminal charges. Although an individual may be accused of committing a crime, unless he or she is actually...
  • Feb 16

    No criminal charges for driver enjoying cheeseburger

    No criminal charges for driver enjoying cheeseburger
    There is likely little denying that today's world runs at a faster pace than it did in previous years. Many people in Georgia have to find new and innovative ways to multitask in order to make the most use of...
Rank this Week: 2570

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Mar 19

    What Will Happen to My Credit Card Debt if I File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

    What Will Happen to My Credit Card Debt if I File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
    During the past few years, many Georgian families have consulted with bankruptcy attorneys to discuss whether filing for bankruptcy is the best option available to them for alleviating their financial burdens and improving their household…
  • Mar 7

    What is a Cramdown in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

    What is a Cramdown in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
    Many Georgians have contacted our office to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of filing for bankruptcy due to the economic struggles families across the country are experiencing on account of the recession.  Depending on an…
  • Feb 22

    Texas Judge Issues Injunction to Temporarily Block DAPA and DACA

    Texas Judge Issues Injunction to Temporarily Block DAPA and DACA
    Georgia is home to many undocumented foreign national individuals and families who have been contributing to our state’s unique culture and its economy for several years.  These people have been anxiously waiting for Congress to…
Rank this Week: 3013

The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

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

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

    Ne-Yo to Testify in Sports Drink Fraud Trial

    Ne-Yo to Testify in Sports Drink Fraud Trial
    Grammy award winner Ne-Yo and several professional athletes are among those set to testify in federal court against the principals of Ohio-based sports drink company Imperial Integrative Health Research & Development.  Preston…
  • Mar 16

    Small Caribbean States Selling Passports for an Investment in the Island

    Small Caribbean States Selling Passports for an Investment in the Island
    We recently came across this news article about the business of selling citizenship and passports in the Caribbean, particularly in St. Kitts and Nevis.  Increasingly, in several island states, people are able to buy passports simply by…
  • Feb 6

    A Little Diligence on Local Businesses Goes a Long Way Toward Preventing Fraud

    A Little Diligence on Local Businesses Goes a Long Way Toward Preventing Fraud
    We pretty regularly find ourselves blogging about small business owners that draw people into scams.  We’ve seen the would-be movie executive, the sweet-talking investment solicitor, the landscaper and the produce company owner.…
Rank this Week: 3108

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

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

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Mar 18

    The Problem with Social Justice Warrior

    The Problem with Social Justice Warrior
    There are times when it seems that the old saying, “There’s no convincing some people,” needs revision, editing, shortening, whatever: “There’s no convincing people.” As a lawyer, I see this as a…
  • Mar 15

    Don’t Blame It On The Donut

    Don’t Blame It On The Donut
    One of the more difficult aspects of working as a criminal defense lawyer – particularly in Fresno, California, where there are fewer brain cells in those in leadership positions than there are those in leadership positions – is…
  • Mar 11

    Law & Freedom

    Law & Freedom
    Properly utilized, Law-with-a-capital-L is necessary to ensure freedom for as many people as possible in any space shared by more than one individual with divergent desires. This is ironic, since laws themselves are essentially…
Rank this Week: 717

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

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

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

    BCS Facilitates Dialogue Between the Court and Bronx WorkforceTraining Program

    BCS Facilitates Dialogue Between the Court and Bronx WorkforceTraining Program
    Over the past ten years, Bronx Community Solutions has developed strong relationships with Bronx judges and have broadened their sentencing options, even designing special initiatives that address large, systemic issues. A couple of months…
  • Mar 16

    BCS Hosts Second Career Talk for Intern

    BCS Hosts Second Career Talk for Intern
    Bronx Court Officers with BCS Interns for the second lunchtime career talkIt's another one for the books. Bronx Community Solutions hosted a second successful career talk for our interns, this time featuring two court officers who shared with…
  • Mar 13

    BCS Embarks on Ten Weeks of Cleanup in the 44th Precinct

    BCS Embarks on Ten Weeks of Cleanup in the 44th Precinct
    BCS crew painting over graffiti in the 44th precinctThis month, the Community Initiatives Department of Bronx Community Solutions was contacted by New York City Police Officers from the 44th  Precinct requesting support in the form of…
Rank this Week: 2183

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1666

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/
  • Mar 18

    Seizure of Narcotics Raises Fourth Amendment Issue

    Seizure of Narcotics Raises Fourth Amendment Issue
    Searches and seizures of property are protected by our Fourth Amendment due process rights. Courts often have to wrestle with real-world situations to see if officers have respected defendants' constitutional rights when contraband is taken…
  • Mar 10

    Technology Doesn't Prevent Man From Conviction Despite GPS Saying He's Innocent

    Technology Doesn't Prevent Man From Conviction Despite GPS Saying He's Innocent
    We've often talked about the interplay between technology and our courts, as well as our constitutional rights. But a new case involving a Maryland criminal conviction is a sobering reminder that although technology can sometimes exonerate…
  • Feb 24

    When Do You Have a Right to Defend Others From Attack?

    When Do You Have a Right to Defend Others From Attack?
    When we think of self-defense as a defense to a criminal charge, we often think in terms of defending ourselves. And although the laws vary a bit from state to state, generally, there is always a right to reasonably defend yourself from…
Rank this Week: 2739

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/
  • 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…
  • Dec 22

    Alain Leibman And Fox Rothschild Acknowledged For Veterans’ Assistance

    Alain Leibman And Fox Rothschild Acknowledged For Veterans’ Assistance
    Alain Leibman writes: Departing from the usual subjects discussed in this space, I wanted in the spirit of the season to share with our readers an example of lawyers giving back to their larger community.  Three years ago, with the…
Rank this Week: 1559

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

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

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Mar 17

    How Easy It Is To Make A DWI Arrest

    How Easy It Is To Make A DWI Arrest
    Hopefully, yesterday's post about the lesser-known but equally serious crime of driving while taking medication as prescribed (let's abbreviate that "DWP" for driving while prescribed) caught your attention. As law-abiding drivers who take…
  • Mar 17

    Medication Contraindication: Driving in Minnesota

    Medication Contraindication: Driving in Minnesota
    Medication Contraindication: Driving in Minnesota Do you take prescription medication? Approximately 70% of Americans do. If your medication is classified as Schedule I or Schedule II—Adderall, Ambien, Codeine, or Klonopin, for…
  • Mar 16

    Minnesota Supreme Court Denies Rehearing in Bernard Case

    Minnesota Supreme Court Denies Rehearing in Bernard Case
    Today, the Minnesota Supreme Court formally denied the "petition for rehearing" filed in on February 18, 2015, in the case of State v. Bernard, where the Minnesota Supreme Court decided that DWI breath tests are "searches incident to…
Rank this Week: 4911

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/
  • Mar 17

    How Easy It Is To Make A DWI Arrest

    How Easy It Is To Make A DWI Arrest
    Hopefully, yesterday's post about the lesser-known but equally serious crime of driving while taking medication as prescribed (let's abbreviate that "DWP" for driving while prescribed) caught your attention. As law-abiding drivers who take…
  • Mar 17

    Medication Contraindication: Driving in Minnesota

    Medication Contraindication: Driving in Minnesota
    Medication Contraindication: Driving in Minnesota Do you take prescription medication? Approximately 70% of Americans do. If your medication is classified as Schedule I or Schedule II—Adderall, Ambien, Codeine, or Klonopin, for…
  • Mar 16

    Minnesota Supreme Court Denies Rehearing in Bernard Case

    Minnesota Supreme Court Denies Rehearing in Bernard Case
    Today, the Minnesota Supreme Court formally denied the "petition for rehearing" filed in on February 18, 2015, in the case of State v. Bernard, where the Minnesota Supreme Court decided that DWI breath tests are "searches incident to…
Rank this Week: 4036

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 16

    Current Misdemeanor DWI to Become Felony if Child in Vehicle

    Current Misdemeanor DWI to Become Felony if Child in Vehicle
    Leandra’s Law a Reality: Current Misdemeanor DWI to Become Felony if Child in Vehicle There are a couple of factors that determine the severity of the charge against you. For one, the law considers the number of DWI offenses you’ve...
  • Mar 16

    New York Penal Law 230.04...cont

    New York Penal Law 230.04...cont
    Promoting prostitution is actually more serious than prostitution itself, in that regular Prostitution is a B misdemeanor (punishable by up to 90 days in jail), whereas Promoting Prostitution is an A misdemeanor (punishable by up to 1 year…
  • Mar 14

    NYPD Lab Technician Suspended...cont

    NYPD Lab Technician Suspended...cont
    Both Criminal Sale and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree are class A-2 felonies. If a person has never been convicted of a crime in the past, the minimum period of incarceration for a class...
Rank this Week: 283

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI defense, penalties and enforcement measures. By Susan L. Hartman.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 16

    San Diego County DMV Hearing Officer Guilty: Accepting DUI Defense Attorneys’ Bribe

    San Diego County DMV Hearing Officer Guilty: Accepting DUI Defense Attorneys’ Bribe
    In San Diego County, or anywhere in California, if you are arrested for drunk driving, two processes automatically begin.  One is the court process which is handled through the criminal court system and involves criminal charges and…
  • Mar 11

    San Diego DecoBikes: Beware Of Possible BUI’

    San Diego DecoBikes: Beware Of Possible BUI’
    San Diego neighborhoods, including Hillcrest, North Park, South Park, Golden Hills, Mission Hills, Little Italy, and Downtown, have new DecoBike stations.  In fact, at least 80 rental stations have been installed, with a total of 180…
  • Jan 19

    CA DMV Study Shows IID Pilot Program Not A General Drunk Driving Deterrent

    CA DMV Study Shows IID Pilot Program Not A General Drunk Driving Deterrent
    Currently, there are four counties in California that are participating in the ignition interlock device, IID, pilot program:  Los Angeles, Alameda, Tulare, and Sacramento, per California Vehicle Code Section 23700.  The pilot…
Rank this Week: 2938

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Mar 16

    THE INSANITY DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS

    THE INSANITY DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS
    Sometimes a defendant commits a crime without being truly responsible for his or her actions. Illinois recognizes this concept as the insanity defense. There are, however, many misconceptions about how it works. Legal insanity does not mean…
  • Feb 19

    ILLINOIS GETS NEW EAVESDROPPING LAW

    ILLINOIS GETS NEW EAVESDROPPING LAW
    After the former law was struck down as unconstitutionally broad, Illinois has enacted a new eavesdropping statute. Under the new law, it is illegal to use an eavesdropping device to record private conversations unless all parties consent. …
  • Feb 19

    ILLINOIS ENACTS NEW LAW TO PREVENT "REVENGE PORN"

    ILLINOIS ENACTS NEW LAW TO PREVENT "REVENGE PORN"
    Before the modern digital era, jilted lovers would exact revenge on their unhappy exes by mailing those compromising photos. Once the photos or negatives were destroyed, however, the images were gone. End of problem. But in these times,…
Rank this Week: 3066

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Mar 16

    New Bill Proposes Tougher DUI Laws in Washington

    New Bill Proposes Tougher DUI Laws in Washington
    Bipartisan lawmakers are looking to strengthen DUI laws all across Washington. This past January, a group of lawmakers presented House Bill 1279 to the House Committee on Public Safety. Among its provisions, the bill aims to bolster ignition…
  • Jan 30

    Seahawks Fans: Don't Drink and Drive on Super Bowl Sunday

    Seahawks Fans: Don't Drink and Drive on Super Bowl Sunday
    As exciting as it is to have the Seahawks playing in their second Super Bowl in two years, it's important for 12s across the state to have a plan in place to get home after the game. Washington State Patrol Deputy Chief Curt Hattell wants…
  • Jan 7

    Are Police Doing Their Job When it Comes to Drunk Driving?

    Are Police Doing Their Job When it Comes to Drunk Driving?
    Statistics indicate that drinking and driving is one of the most prevalent offenses throughout America. With nearly 300,000 drunk driving incidents occurring across the country every single day, you'd think that putting an end to driving…
Rank this Week: 3857

Massachusetts Criminal Law Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Law Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Law Office Of George N. Papachristos.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3019

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers…

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers Blog

Covers New York criminal law regarding larceny, embezzlement, extortion and theft. By Crotty & Saland PC.

http://www.newyorktheftandlarcenylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1502

San Antonio Traffic Ticket Blog

San Antonio Traffic Ticket Blog

Covers traffic tickets, speeding ticket defense, moving and non-moving violations, local court information. By Coquat Law Firm.

http://www.trafficticketsa.com/Blog/
  • Mar 16

    SAPD Warrant Collection

    SAPD Warrant Collection
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA Do you have a warrant with SAPD? Has it gone into collection? If so then you need to find out what we can do for SAPD Warrant Collections. What you need to know about SAPD Warrant Collections.…
  • Feb 16

    Watch out for the 2015 Great Texas Warrant Roundup

    Watch out for the 2015 Great Texas Warrant Roundup
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA The 2015 Great Texas Warrant Roundup is here and will be running from February 12th through March 1st. What you need to know about the 2015 Great Texas Warrant Roundup. The 2015 Great Texas…
  • Feb 9

    We Fight Hands Free Driving Traffic Ticket

    We Fight Hands Free Driving Traffic Ticket
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA The new San Antonio Hands Free Driving Law is in effect. This means that you can get a $200 Hands Free Driving Traffic Ticket for using your phone while driving. We fight to resolve Hands Free…
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Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

Temas de Derecho de preferencia, también de debate en otras áreas del quehacer humano e intereses personales del autor. By José Guillermo Anderson Anderson.

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 16

    NO a la unión civil POR ENÉSIMA VEZ

    NO a la unión civil POR ENÉSIMA VEZ
    El señor Bruce ha declarado que de todas maneras se aprobará su iniciativa de convertirla en ley, los que siguen  esa línea consideran que,  como en casi todo el mundo occidental se han aprobado iniciativas en…
  • Mar 12

    ACOSO CALLEJERO

    ACOSO CALLEJERO
    El 10 de marzo del año en curso (2015), el Historiador, Dr. Nelson Manrique, publicó en el Diario La República, matutino peruano, el artículo "Discriminación versus Respeto", en el que aborda el racismo y la…
  • Feb 27

    Cómo sacar la basura

    Cómo sacar la basura
    El señor Renato Cisneros publicó la siguiente nota en el Diario La República. Cómo me pareció interesante la compartí en fb y generó el debate que ahora comparto con…
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Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
  • Mar 16

    At Sentencing Your Story May Keep You Out of Prison!

    At Sentencing Your Story May Keep You Out of Prison!
     Last week was a gem. Twice, clients who were almost certain to go to prison when we first started working their cases, avoided that fate. First, in federal court a twenty-year-old kid who pleaded guilty to distributing heroin and…
  • Feb 24

    Facing Federal Charges? Research Indicates 99% of ALL Federal Defendants Will Be Sentenced!

    Facing Federal Charges? Research Indicates 99% of ALL Federal Defendants Will Be Sentenced!
     Attorney Alan Ellis writes a monthly newsletter that includes information and tips on federal sentencing and post-conviction matters. I just read the following from his February edition:  - Approximately 97% of all federal criminal…
  • Feb 10

    "Everyone's a Suspect" but Why Would the Cops Believe Jay?

    "Everyone's a Suspect" but Why Would the Cops Believe Jay?
    A youngish lawyer in court today asked me about the blog: "What's going on with that podcast?" You may recall that I became engrossed in Serial, the investigative report turned podcast by All Things Considered. I have not been able to…
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Cortez Law Blog

Cortez Law Blog

Blogging on criminal law news and cases.

http://cortezlawblog.com
  • Mar 16

    StingRay Surveillance

    StingRay Surveillance
    The New York Times is reporting today that police departments across the country are using a new surveillance device called StingRay to track and locate criminals, terrorists, or missing persons. However, StingRay raises serious privacy…
  • Jan 5

    CIVIL ASSET FORFEITURE INFO

    CIVIL ASSET FORFEITURE INFO
    CIVIL ASSET FORFEITURE INFO Who gets the money from asset forfeitures and how is that money used? These questions and more are answered in a report titled Asset Forfeiture in Texas: DPS and County Interaction. (hereinafter “DPS…
  • Dec 18

    TRAFFIC STOPS 2.0

    TRAFFIC STOPS 2.0
    TRAFFIC STOPS AND THE FOURTH AMENDMENT The Supreme Court decided Heien v. North Carolina this week (12/15/2014)–which arose from a traffic stop in North Carolina. Facts: In Heien, Sergeant Matt Darisse of the Surry County…
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Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Mar 15

    Terrorism Sentencing Enhancement Reversed By Fifth Circuit

    Terrorism Sentencing Enhancement Reversed By Fifth Circuit
    Section 3A1.4 of the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines authorizes a steep increase in a defendant’s offense level and an automatic increase in his criminal history category if […]
  • Mar 15

    Do Convicted Felons Lose Right to Transfer Firearms?

    Do Convicted Felons Lose Right to Transfer Firearms?
    Significant Property Rights Case Awaits Supreme Court Decision When defendants are arrested for felonies, it has become a standard condition of bond in many courts that […]
  • Mar 15

    Should Hearsay Statements Made by Children be Allowed at Trial?

    Should Hearsay Statements Made by Children be Allowed at Trial?
    Supreme Court to Address the Child-Victim Hearsay Exception As criminal defense lawyers we are often called to represent individuals accused of committing sex crimes against children. […]
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Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Decline in Wisconsin Prison Population Results From Fewer Drug Offenders Behind Bar

    Decline in Wisconsin Prison Population Results From Fewer Drug Offenders Behind Bar
    As I discussed in this post, Wisconsin has achieved one of the nation’s higher rates of reduction in imprisonment over the past decade.  To be sure, New York, California, and a few other states have far outpaced Wisconsin in this…
  • Mar 11

    More on Good Conduct Time

    More on Good Conduct Time
    Over the past few months, on this blog and elsewhere, I’ve been  arguing that Wisconsin should consider reinstituting good conduct time for prisoners, which provides for accelerated release based on good behavior behind bars.…
  • Mar 6

    Mercenary Justice?

    Mercenary Justice?
    Earlier this week, the United States Department of Justice released a scathing report on police and court practices in Ferguson, Missouri.  Figuring prominently in the DOJ’s criticisms, Ferguson criminal-justice officials were said…
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Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Mar 15

    About that Time I was Falsely Accused of Making a Rape Threat...

    About that Time I was Falsely Accused of Making a Rape Threat...
    I'm a controversial fellow who posts mean Tweets online. I get a lot of heat, and much of it is deserved. In fact, if you said you viewed me as the biggest asshole online, I'd be OK with that. Unfortunately people have gone beyond calling me…
  • Mar 10

    Adam Fisher: A Portrait of an SJW as a Lying Young Man

    Adam Fisher: A Portrait of an SJW as a Lying Young Man
    You must never believe the word of social activists calling themselves SJWs (short for social justice warriors) as they appear to have a defect causing them to lie about everything. How bad do they lie? They lie even about even trivial…
  • Jan 27

    Peter Coffin Sends Bogus Legal Threat to 8Chan

    Peter Coffin Sends Bogus Legal Threat to 8Chan
    I'll post commentary later. The commentary will essentially mirror the response I made to Julien Blanc's lawyer. (This letter is so poorly drafted that it may be a hoax. I've reached out to Peter Coffin and Attorney Greg Smith for…
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Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

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

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Mar 15

    Florida Court Tosses Drugs Found in Purse

    Florida Court Tosses Drugs Found in Purse
    'faint odor' of marijuana but found no marijuana"the officer lacked reasonable suspicion of criminal activity and probable cause to seize the evidence."Drug Crime Cop Gone WildOne of Polk county's finest, a deputy sheriff under the…
  • Feb 21

    DRUG3912 TRAFFICKING IN ILLEGAL DRUGS 4 TO 14 GRAMS

    DRUG3912 TRAFFICKING IN ILLEGAL DRUGS 4 TO 14 GRAMS
    Trafficking 4 to 14 GramsMorphine, Opium,Oxycodone,Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone "shall be sentenced to a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 3 years"If you have been charged with DRUG3912 TRAFFICKING IN ILLEGAL DRUGS 4 TO 14 GRAMS…
  • Feb 14

    DRUG2103 POSSESSION OF CANNABIS LESS THAN 20 GRAMS

    DRUG2103 POSSESSION OF CANNABIS LESS THAN 20 GRAMS
    Possession of Cannabis Less Than 20 Grams"the possession of not more than 20 grams of cannabis, as defined in this chapter, the person commits a misdemeanor of the first degree"Charged with DRUG2103 POSSESSION OF CANNABIS  LESS THAN 20…
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Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
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Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
  • Mar 13

    Reckless Driving Dismissals in Williamsburg, Accomack, Chesapeake, and Newport New

    Reckless Driving Dismissals in Williamsburg, Accomack, Chesapeake, and Newport New
    Despite having 24 traffic cases continued due to weathe […] The post Reckless Driving Dismissals in Williamsburg, Accomack, Chesapeake, and Newport News appeared first on Reckless Driving and Traffic Defense Attorney.
  • Mar 13

    Traffic Dismissals in Williamsburg, Accomack, Chesapeake, Newport News, Portsmouth

    Traffic Dismissals in Williamsburg, Accomack, Chesapeake, Newport News, Portsmouth
    Despite having 24 traffic cases in February continued d […] The post Traffic Dismissals in Williamsburg, Accomack, Chesapeake, Newport News, Portsmouth appeared first on Reckless Driving and Traffic Defense Attorney.
  • Jan 30

    Williamsburg Reckless Driving (95/70) Null Prossed!

    Williamsburg Reckless Driving (95/70) Null Prossed!
    A good result in Williamsburg for a Reckless Driving by […] The post Williamsburg Reckless Driving (95/70) Null Prossed! appeared first on Reckless Driving and Traffic Defense Attorney.
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Michigan DUI Lawyer Blog

Michigan DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan DUI laws and offenses. By Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz & Associates, P.C.

http://www.michiganduilawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 13

    What Your Michigan DUI Attorney Needs to Know to Effectively Represent You

    What Your Michigan DUI Attorney Needs to Know to Effectively Represent You
    You have completed your due diligence in your quest to find a Michigan DUI attorney. You have a meeting scheduled to discuss your case. What information do you need to be prepared to discuss and what documentation should you bring? When…
  • Feb 27

    Before you Drink & Drive, read some of these facts......

    Before you Drink & Drive, read some of these facts......
    Recently, a Michigan DUI attorney from SMDA was getting ready for a jury trial on a Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) offense. In preparation for trial, he was trying to find some statistics to share with the jury during his opening…
  • Feb 20

    Choose Your Michigan DUI Attorney Wisely

    Choose Your Michigan DUI Attorney Wisely
    Imagine driving home from meeting a few friends for a drink. You felt OK to get behind the wheel and drive home. You had a few drinks, but you know your limit and you definitely did not cross it this time. You are purposely driving under…
Rank this Week: 4522

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Mar 13

    The Right To Defend Yourself Under Florida Law

    The Right To Defend Yourself Under Florida Law
    The Right to Defend Oneself does not come from Laws passed in a Capital Building. The Right to Defend Oneself comes from Nature. Natural Law provides every living thing, especially human beings, the most intelligent living organisms with the…
  • Mar 10

    Your Right to a Fair Trial in Palm Beach County

    Your Right to a Fair Trial in Palm Beach County
    As a criminal trial lawyer, I am always fighting to assure that my clients receive a fair trial.  Fair trials are guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, but the criminal defense attorney makes the words in the Constitution come alive. One…
  • Mar 2

    Undercover Prostitution Stings in South Florida

    Undercover Prostitution Stings in South Florida
    Law enforcement officials in South Florida are increasing their efforts to put “Johns” behind bars with their anti-prostitution campaigns.  In Palm Beach County, FL undercover Palm Beach County Sheriff Deputies are walking…
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False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

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

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
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Landsberg Law Office Blog

Landsberg Law Office Blog

Features the story of the life, times and tribulations of a Trial Attorney in Paradise.

http://808crime.com/blog/
  • Mar 12

    Terroristic Threatening or Rap Music

    Terroristic Threatening or Rap Music
    Terroristic Threatening: can you be incarcerated for rap lyrics? Absolutely. On March 12, 2015 KC and Tantra from the Power 104.3 morning show here in Honolulu called me up to ask this question. Like Tantra said, “That’s his first…
  • Mar 12

    Terroristic Threatening or Rap Music

    Terroristic Threatening or Rap Music
    Terroristic Threatening: can you be incarcerated for rap lyrics? Absolutely. On March 12, 2015 KC and Tantra from the Power 104.3 morning show here in Honolulu called me up to ask this question. Like Tantra said, “That’s his first…
  • Mar 2

    Happy New Year

    Happy New Year
    2015 has already started and I just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who’s trusted me with their case already this year. There’s a whole lot of things to discuss about simply the first two months of this year, that…
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The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

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

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • Mar 12

    Deportation for an Infantile Arrival?

    Deportation for an Infantile Arrival?
    ICE issued an Notice to Appear (NTA - the charging document for initiation of removal (deportation) proceedings) for an alleged alien. The NTA failed to allege alienage, and instead alleged that the person "illegally entered the US by wading…
  • Feb 19

    Deferred Action...Not Deferred

    Deferred Action...Not Deferred
    Our firm is proud to announce yet another approval for an individual who entered the United States of America prior to the age of sixteen as a grant of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. This individual arrived after turning 15…
  • Feb 19

    Loudoun Lawmakers Fight In-State Tuition for DOCUMENTED Immigrant

    Loudoun Lawmakers Fight In-State Tuition for DOCUMENTED Immigrant
    What makes an undocumented alien "undocumented?" Most people would think, correctly, that it means being present in the United States without permission. It follows, then, that an alien who has permission to be here is "documented." You don't…
Rank this Week: 4898