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Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Turns Up Nose at State Action and Federal Sentences - Lizarraga-Carrizales and Safety Valve

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Turns Up Nose at State Action and Federal Sentences - Lizarraga-Carrizales and Safety Valve
    “Lizarraga may have obtained the termination of his probation in hope of affecting his sentence for the federal offense, thus risking an odor of gaming the federal sentencing system.” United States v. Lizarraga-Carrizales, 2014 WL…
  • Jul 14

    [Ed. note -- Sorry for the delay; Jon and…

    [Ed. note -- Sorry for the delay; Jon and I were both out late last week.]United States v. Hsuing, No. 12-10492 (McKeown with Thomas and Kendall, D.J.). This appeal arises from a rare criminal antitrust prosecution. Taiwanese and South…
  • Jul 14

    United States v. Ruiz, No. 13-30003…

    United States v. Ruiz, No. 13-30003 (Christen with Fisher; dissent by Gould). "Can't trust the confidential informant", concludes the 9th, "and the cops mislead," BUT not enough to dismiss. The CI here identified the defendant in a suspected…
Rank this Week: 461

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/
  • Jul 20

    Practice Notes: Sauce For The Goose

    Practice Notes: Sauce For The Goose
    I enjoy studying upward variance opinions, because they usually contain language and rules that can be used by the defense to support downward variances in other cases. This is true because, whatever specific factors are discussed, federal…
  • Jul 18

    In re Kellogg Brown & Root – Privilege, Internal Investigations, and International White Collar Crime – Part I of II

    In re Kellogg Brown & Root – Privilege, Internal Investigations, and International White Collar Crime – Part I of II
    I am honored to join Ellen Podgor, Lawrence Goldman, and Solomon Wisenberg as a blogger on the White Collar Crime Prof Blog. My focus on the blog will be matters related to internal investigations and international white collar crime. To...
  • Jul 18

    Welcome Professor Lucian Dervan to the WhiteCollarCrimeProf Blog

    Welcome Professor Lucian Dervan to the WhiteCollarCrimeProf Blog
    Welcome to Professor Lucian Dervan, who is joining the White Collar Crime Prof Blog. Professor Dervan is a professor of Southern Illinois School of Law, where he also serves as the Director of Faculty Development. A prolific scholar,…
Rank this Week: 243

Norm Pattis Blog

Norm Pattis Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.pattisblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    "Uncertain Justice" and the Roberts Court

    "Uncertain Justice" and the Roberts Court
    Among the many defining errors I've made along life's way is my public and open scorn for law professors. Those who can't do, teach, and those who can't teach in a traditional discipline such as history, philosophy or even economics, teach…
  • Jul 19

    Why Defend?

    Why Defend?
    "I know that a certain percentage of folks I send to prison are, in fact, innocent," he said. "I just don't know how to identify who those folks are." "Then how can you do what you do?" I asked. "I believe in the adversarial system," he…
  • Jul 9

    Rowland II -- Is Voir Dire at Side Bar Even Legal?

    Rowland II -- Is Voir Dire at Side Bar Even Legal?
    Some contend that trials, especially criminal trials, are won or lost during jury selection. Although jury selection is intended merely to assure that litigants get a fair trial, jury consultants and savvy lawyers spend a great deal of time…
Rank this Week: 2189

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Marijuana Possession Decriminalized In D.C.

    Marijuana Possession Decriminalized In D.C.
    While Maryland will have its day in October, possession of a small amount of marijuana has officially been decriminalized in Washington D.C. At midnight on Thursday, metropolitan police officers were ordered to keep their handcuffs in their…
  • Jul 14

    Montgomery County Wants State Marijuana Laws Fixed

    Montgomery County Wants State Marijuana Laws Fixed
    Maryland lawmakers made significant progress in reforming state marijuana laws in the recent legislative session. Starting in October of this year possession of less than 10 grams of pot will no longer be a criminal offense. And the medical…
  • Jul 7

    Baltimore County Cop Arrested For Stealing Evidence

    Baltimore County Cop Arrested For Stealing Evidence
    Starling news came out of Towson two weeks ago when a 20-year old police cadet was arrested for multiple drug and theft crimes. The story became even more compelling when the public learned the alleged crime was committed at Baltimore County…
Rank this Week: 3441

Washington State DUI and Criminal…

Washington State DUI and Criminal Traffic Blog

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

http://duiseattleblog.typepad.com/dui_seattle/
  • Jul 19

    How soon should I file my IIL application?

    How soon should I file my IIL application?
    Your Ignition Interlock License (IIL) is only valid for 30 days. Therefore, you should pay the $100 fee (at a driver licensing office) and file your application - no more than 30 days before the date of your suspension or...
  • Jul 16

    Can I get my King County District Court DUI Records online?

    Can I get my King County District Court DUI Records online?
    Yes. For a small fee you can get most of the DUI Court records for your King County District Case. You will need to set-up an account. See link. Request King County District Court Record
  • Jul 12

    Can I convert my mandatory EHM to Jail?

    Can I convert my mandatory EHM to Jail?
    Yes. If you have been sentenced for a second or subsequent DUI and have mandatory minimums on Electronic Home Monitoring (EHM) - you can ask to have it converted to Jail. The law allows a 15 days EHM: 1 day...
Rank this Week: 812

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 19

    VT - Sex offender registry under fire again

    VT - Sex offender registry under fire again
    Original Article 07/18/2014 By Jennifer Reading MONTPELIER - It's another black mark for the Vermont Sex Offender Registry. "There are errors. And they should not have been there," said Doug Hoffer, D-Vt. Auditor. Hoffer says the system…
  • Jul 19

    CA - Tehachapi removes local sex offender ordinance from the book

    CA - Tehachapi removes local sex offender ordinance from the book
    Original Article 07/10/2014 By JACK BARNWELL Tehachapi's city council on Monday finalized a repeal of a local sex offender ordinance in order to stave off potential lawsuits. City Attorney Tom Schroeter had recommended the council repeal…
  • Jul 19

    MA - Templeton approves sex offender residency restriction

    MA - Templeton approves sex offender residency restriction
    Original Article 07/11/2014 By George Barnes TEMPLETON - Voters at a special town meeting Thursday night approved a bylaw establishing sex offender residency restrictions. The restrictions, proposed by resident Rachael Messina, were…
Rank this Week: 7

Michigan Consumer Credit Lawyers…

Michigan Consumer Credit Lawyers Blog

Covers debt collection, credit reports, and foreclosure defense.

http://www.micreditlawyer.com/blog/
  • Jul 19

    THE SECURE ACT IS PENDING IN THE SENATE TO IMPROVE YOUR CREDIT RIGHTS UNDER THE FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT

    THE SECURE ACT IS PENDING IN THE SENATE TO IMPROVE YOUR CREDIT RIGHTS UNDER THE FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT
    Congress is considering a bill that would amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to the benefit of consumers.  Senate Bill 2224 called the stop here is in credit use in reporting act or the SECURE ACT, would provide new benefits to…
  • Jul 5

    Did 9th Circuit go too far holding collector liable for letters never received by consumer?

    Did 9th Circuit go too far holding collector liable for letters never received by consumer?
    FACTS In Tourgeman v Collins Financial Services, et al No. 12-56783, the Plaintiff purchased a computer from Dell. He lived in Mexico at the time had the computer shipped to his parents’ house in California. The purchase was originated…
  • Mar 10

    How to avoid becoming a tax identity theft victim

    How to avoid becoming a tax identity theft victim
    The lawyers at Michigan Consumer Credit Lawyers have seen an uptick in people having their identities stolen for tax purposes.  Tax identity theft happens when someone uses your personal information to get a tax refund from the Internal…
Rank this Week: 2814

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers the defense of violent crimes, sex crimes, theft crimes, and firearm offenses. By Frank Fernandez.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4108

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 19

    A glimpse into grand jury misconduct

    A glimpse into grand jury misconduct
    Lisa Falkenberg at the Houston Chronicle has posted the first two of a three-part series describing abusive interrogation by a grand jury so intense it may cause a capital murder conviction in a police officer's death to be overturned.…
  • Jul 17

    All Ten: DPS now fingerprinting every driver at renewal

    All Ten: DPS now fingerprinting every driver at renewal
    Reversing a decade long policy implemented after the Texas House shot down the idea in 2003, the Texas Department of Public Safety earlier this year began taking all ten fingerprints of drivers when they apply for a license or a renewal.…
  • Jul 17

    Immigrants (still) arrested at very low rate

    Immigrants (still) arrested at very low rate
    A reporter pointed me to this page on the Texas DPS website titled "Texas Criminal Alien Arrest Data" posting material that Col. Steve McCraw has been using to promote the state's beefed up border strategy. Check it out.The data, though, lack…
Rank this Week: 75

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1768

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Another False Accusation Bites the Dust

    Another False Accusation Bites the Dust
    Well, go figure. I really did not intend to focus so much on sex crimes right now, but things happen. Like the woman who has been defaming and falsely accusing one of my favorite young musician / songwriters, Conor Oberst (aka Bright Eyes)…
  • Jul 17

    What if you are Guilty of a Sex Crime?

    What if you are Guilty of a Sex Crime?
    First of all, take the Fifth. Remain silent and get a lawyer. Second, understand this: Sex crimes are tough. Sex crimes are simultaneously the most heinous crimes to be accused of committing, the hardest crimes to disprove once you are…
  • Jul 14

    Both Sides Now

    Both Sides Now
    My last post is getting some interesting feedback. Pro Pot types think it was a good discussion about the legalization of marijuana here in Washington State. Anti MJ folks see it as a wonderful condemnation of the harmful effects of drugs. …
Rank this Week: 4087

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    One Michigan DUI Lawyer to Another

    One Michigan DUI Lawyer to Another
    The day before I began writing this article, I received an email from another Detroit area DUI lawyer who commented on some of my DUI blog articles. He indicated that he agreed with some, and disagreed with others. As it...
  • Jul 14

    Success in a DUI case means what doesn't Happen to You

    Success in a DUI case means what doesn't Happen to You
    The best outcome in any DUI case is to get the whole thing dismissed, or otherwise beat the case, so that nothing happens to you. Most people, however, aren't so completely lucky. Short of nothing happening as a result of...
  • Jul 11

    Michigan License Restoration at a Whole DIfferent Level

    Michigan License Restoration at a Whole DIfferent Level
    This article will be a detour from my usual examination of some legal or technical aspect of the Michigan driver's license restoration appeal process. In many of my articles, I examine some facet or other of the license appeals, or...
Rank this Week: 3066

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • Jul 18

    DUI offenses from other states will be a problem at an administrative driver’s license hearing

    DUI offenses from other states will be a problem at an administrative driver’s license hearing
    A conviction for Driving Under the Influence, or DUI, results in a mandatory revocation of your driver’s license under Illinois law. (625 ILCS 5/6-208) For a first conviction, the revocation is for a year. For a second conviction, five…
  • Jul 4

    High Court decides cell phone search case

    High Court decides cell phone search case
    The United States Supreme Court has the final word with regard to the interpretation of the United States Constitution, including the Fourth Amendment.  The Fourth Amendment prohibits the Government from engaging in unreasonable searches…
  • Jun 20

    No refusal weekend

    No refusal weekend
    If a motorist is suspected of Driving Under the Influence (DUI),  law enforcement will request breath and or blood tests. There are two types of breath tests that must be distinguished. Before police can make an arrest for DUI, they must…
Rank this Week: 1721

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 18

    Police in Washington Continue Marijuana DUI Efforts with Emphasis Patrol

    Police in Washington Continue Marijuana DUI Efforts with Emphasis Patrol
    Driving under the influence of marijuana continues to ignite national conversations among law enforcement over the best ways to deal with this issue and when and how to arrest motorists. In a previous blog, we discussed how law enforcement…
  • Jul 8

    Washington Law Enforcement, Prosecutors Aim to Clear Up Misconceptions About Driving High

    Washington Law Enforcement, Prosecutors Aim to Clear Up Misconceptions About Driving High
    Nearly two years after Washington residents voted to legalize recreational marijuana, the first pot stores are now open for business. Although today is an historic day in Washington state history, it is also one that reminds us of the many…
  • Jul 2

    Washington Law Enforcement Creates Blood Warrant Database for Marijuana DUI

    Washington Law Enforcement Creates Blood Warrant Database for Marijuana DUI
    Law enforcement agencies have been working diligently to establish effective and accurate measures for arresting, testing, and convicting motorists for driving under the influence of marijuana. One of the most difficult challenges that…
Rank this Week: 4218

Sonoma County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sonoma County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal laws and news in Sonoma County. By Amy Chapman.

http://www.sonomacountycriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Northern California Man Charged for Starting Wildfire While Growing Marijuana

    Northern California Man Charged for Starting Wildfire While Growing Marijuana
    Earlier this month, a 27-year-old man was charged with marijuana cultivation and with recklessly starting a fire in northern California. According to a report by the Guardian, the man's farm in Shasta County caught fire when the exhaust from…
  • Jul 10

    Cannabis Cup Comes to Santa Rosa Fairground

    Cannabis Cup Comes to Santa Rosa Fairground
    Just last week, High Times Magazine hosted its annual "Cannabis Cup" at the Santa Rosa fairgrounds. The event, which one report claimed brought in over 5,000 people, was a two-day event celebrating all things cannabis. From cannabis ice…
  • Jun 18

    San Jose Man Arrested for Marijuana Possession, Caught with a Weapon

    San Jose Man Arrested for Marijuana Possession, Caught with a Weapon
    Earlier this week in Sonoma County, a San Jose man was arrested for possession of 16 pounds of marijuana when a police officer pulled him over for speeding. According to a report by the San Jose Mercury News, the man was traveling south on…
Rank this Week: 3203

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
  • Jul 18

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 7/18/14 - 7/20/14

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 7/18/14 - 7/20/14
    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 7/18/14 - 7/20/14 Here's what we know so far: 1. Johnson County Sheriff's Dept. has announced that they will be conducting a DUI checkpoint in Overland Park Friday, July 18th, 2014 with the assistance…
  • Jun 13

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 6/13/14 - 6/15/14

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 6/13/14 - 6/15/14
    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 6/13/14 - 6/15/14 Going to be a VERY ACTIVE weekend around the KC Metro area. Here's what we know so far: 1. Kansas City, Missouri Police Dept. has announced that they will have 2, yes 2 DUI…
  • May 27

    New NFL DUI / Drunk Driving Policy

    New NFL DUI / Drunk Driving Policy
    New NFL DUI / Drunk Driving Policy The NFL is about to institute a new policy for players accused of DUI charges. The current policy is that a player charged with DUI / Drunk Driving charges is fined two game checks, but is not required to…
Rank this Week: 3595

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

Covers criminal and injury law. By Tenn And Tenn, P. A.

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Nashua Woman Killed in Dump Truck Accident in Merrimack NH

    Nashua Woman Killed in Dump Truck Accident in Merrimack NH
    On Wednesday morning July 16, 2014 a collision occurred at the intersection of Route 101A and Continental Boulevard in Merrimack NH. A Nashua woman who was struck by a dump truck in the driver’s side of her SUV was killed.
  • Jul 14

    100 M.P.H. is Reckless Driving in New Hampshire

    100 M.P.H. is Reckless Driving in New Hampshire
    Driving faster than 100 miles an hour is not only breaking the speed limit in New Hampshire, it is now classified as reckless driving. And a driver pulled over going that fast will likely face a hefty fine and mandatory loss of license.
  • Jul 3

    Arrested for DWI on July 4th ?

    Arrested for DWI on July 4th ?
    According to the National Traffic and Highway Administration, approximately 51% of all deadly traffic accidents during July 4th weekend are alcohol-related.
Rank this Week: 3780

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Presents news and decisions on German criminal law. By Dr. Bottner.

http://www.anwalt-strafverteidiger.de/
  • Jul 18

    Staatsanwaltschaft erhebt Anklage gegen Edathy wegen Besitzes von kinderpornografischen Schriften

    Staatsanwaltschaft erhebt Anklage gegen Edathy wegen Besitzes von kinderpornografischen Schriften
    Die Staatsanwaltschaft Hannover hat den früheren Bundestagsabgeordneten Sebastian Edathy wegen des Besitzes von kinderpornografischen Fotos und Videos angeklagt. Der 44-Jährige stand auf der Käuferliste eines kanadischen…
  • Jul 15

    Freispruch im Prozess wegen gewerbsmäßiger Bandenhehlerei

    Freispruch im Prozess wegen gewerbsmäßiger Bandenhehlerei
    Vor der großen Strafkammer des Landgerichts hatte die Staatsanwaltschaft 4 Angeklagte wegen Hehlerei in der Form der gewerbsmäßigen Bandenhehlerei und Betruges angeklagt, zwei davon wegen Beihilfe zu den Taten der beiden…
  • Jun 20

    Rechtsanwalt fordert Freispruch für Berlusconi

    Rechtsanwalt fordert Freispruch für Berlusconi
    Der ehemalige italienische Regierungschef Silvio Berlusconi musste sich bereits mehrfach in Italien vor Gericht verantworten. Neben dem Vorwurf der Steuerhinterziehung geht es auch um Amtsmissbrauch und Sex mit einer minderjährigen…
Rank this Week: 203

Durham-in-Wonderland

Durham-in-Wonderland

Features comments and analysis about the Duke/Nifong case. By Professor KC Johnson.

http://durhamwonderland.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    Closing Comment

    Closing Comment
    When I first started writing about the lacrosse case, at a joint historians’ blog called Cliopatria, I did so in reaction to the Group of 88 statement. Then (and now) I considered the statement an indefensible betrayal by professors of…
  • Jul 13

    The Group of 88 & Wikipedia

    The Group of 88 & Wikipedia
    Some interesting comments in a Wikipedia discussion thread regarding efforts to remove mention of their membership in the Group from Wikipedia bios of Group of 88 members. The evidence regarding Cathy Davidson, author of the infamous…
  • Jul 11

    Howard Update

    Howard Update
    Anne Blythe reports in the N&O that Judge Hudson has said he wants to grant bail to Darryl Howard, whose prosecution, writes Blythe, the judge described “as one of the most 'horrendous' prosecutions he had seen in his 34 years on…
Rank this Week: 173

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal defense.

http://gregoryandwaldo.com/blog/
  • Jul 17

    How to Choose the Best Attorney for Representing You in a Las Vegas DUI Charge

    How to Choose the Best Attorney for Representing You in a Las Vegas DUI Charge
    The post How to Choose the Best Attorney for Representing You in a Las Vegas DUI Charge appeared first on Gregory & Waldo. With so many attorneys out there who handle DUI cases, it can be difficult for anyone to decide which attorney…
  • Jul 8

    Police Need a Search Warrant to Search Cell Phones Following an Arrest

    Police Need a Search Warrant to Search Cell Phones Following an Arrest
    The post Police Need a Search Warrant to Search Cell Phones Following an Arrest appeared first on Gregory & Waldo. Recently, the United States Supreme Court took a significant step to further protect citizens’ Fourth Amendment…
  • Jun 29

    A DUI When You Aren’t Even Driving?

    A DUI When You Aren’t Even Driving?
    The post A DUI When You Aren’t Even Driving? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo. Quite often, we encounter clients who have DUI charges in Nevada but believe that there’s no way they can be convicted because they either were…
Rank this Week: 3728

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Jul 17

    Stupid Lawyer-Email Disclaimer

    Stupid Lawyer-Email Disclaimer
    I noticed this at the bottom of an email from a lawyer on a First Amendment civil case (he’s suing, I’m defending): NOTICE OF DISCLAIMERS & CONTRACTUAL AGREEMENT NOT TO REMOVE DISCLAIMERS: This communication and any files or…
  • Jul 17

    Programming Note

    Programming Note
    The original version of this post included two lawyers who had cried “victim.” I identified neither; only a very small group (six people) knew who both were; those six already knew my opinion. While I had not identified him and…
  • Jun 25

    Victimocracy is for Sociopath

    Victimocracy is for Sociopath
    After reading Martha Stout’s 2006 The Sociopath Next Door recently I’ve been thinking a great deal about sociopaths. Stout contends that four percent of the U.S. population are sociopaths, people without conscience, which Stout…
Rank this Week: 185

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Covers Georgia criminal law.

http://www.gainesvillegalawyer.com/articles/
Rank this Week: 4832

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
  • Jul 17

    Fighting DUI Checkpoint

    Fighting DUI Checkpoint
    If you were stopped at a traffic checkpoint and charged […] The post Fighting DUI Checkpoints appeared first on Reckless Driving and Traffic Defense Attorney.
  • Jun 25

    Virginia’s Move Over Law

    Virginia’s Move Over Law
    Drivers in Virginia should be aware of Virginia’s Move […]The post Virginia’s Move Over Law appeared first on Reckless Driving and Traffic Defense Attorney.
  • May 10

    SCOTUS Approves of a Traffic Stop Based on Anonymous 911 Tipster

    SCOTUS Approves of a Traffic Stop Based on Anonymous 911 Tipster
    On April 22, 2014, the United States Supreme Court dete […]The post SCOTUS Approves of a Traffic Stop Based on Anonymous 911 Tipster appeared first on Reckless Driving and Traffic Defense Attorney.
Rank this Week: 3293

Tennessee Criminal Attorney Blog

Tennessee Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as drug charges, DUI, domestic violence, burglary, sex crimes, trepassing and vandalism. By Don Himmelberg of Higgins, Himmelberg & Piliponis PLLC.

http://www.tennesseecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 17

    FOLLOW ME

    FOLLOW ME
    Hey everyone, don’t forget to follow me on twitter @DonHimmelberg and go “like” my Facebook page M. Don Himmelberg & Associates. I will be trying to keep you updated with news, law, and life as a criminal defense…
  • Jul 10

    Domestic Violence Front and Center in Nashville

    Domestic Violence Front and Center in Nashville
    Domestic Violence victims as well as advocacy groups have been voicing their concern with Domestic Violence laws and procedures. Currently, those laws in place might be changing and powers of the judiciary limited. Recently, a Nashville…
  • Jul 3

    Happy 4th of July

    Happy 4th of July
    MDH & Associates would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday weekend. Remember not to drink and drive and always find a sober ride home. DUI checkpoints will be amped up this weekend and some checkpoints will be a NO REFUSAL. …
Rank this Week: 4184

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 3874

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Karren Kenney.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefense.guru/
  • Jul 17

    Sealing An Arrest Record in California

    Sealing An Arrest Record in California
    It’s no surprise that police officers have an enormous amount of power when they are dispatched to a call involving a potential crime, and have to make a decision on whether to arrest someone.  The implications of that decision to…
  • Jul 9

    Degrees of Theft in California

    Degrees of Theft in California
    “Theft” charges are very common in Orange County, with the majority being charged as shoplifting (petty theft).   However, there are several other degrees of theft that can potentially result in a substantial prison…
  • Jun 27

    Search Warrant Now Required for Cell Phone Search of Arrestee

    Search Warrant Now Required for Cell Phone Search of Arrestee
    As an Orange County criminal attorney who handles drug and gang cases, I’m frequently asked about searches of cell phones after an arrest.  In drug cases, the police will confiscate the cell phone the alleged drug seller has in his…
Rank this Week: 3721

Law Office of David P. Shapiro…

Law Office of David P. Shapiro Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneyatlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 17

    Misdemeanor Charged for Leaving Child Unattended in Car

    Misdemeanor Charged for Leaving Child Unattended in Car
    Perhaps the strangest thing about incidents where young children are left alone in parked cars is that we seem to be hearing about more and more of them lately. Perhaps it’s just that people are becoming more aware of the dangers, but…
  • Jul 8

    Red Light Cameras under Review in Del Mar

    Red Light Cameras under Review in Del Mar
    A study is underway to assess the “red light” program in Del Mar. For those who don’t know, the program consists of the installation of cameras at intersections, supposedly as a means of traffic enforcement. The cameras…
  • Jun 11

    Risks of “Religious” Dating Website

    Risks of “Religious” Dating Website
    We see the ads all the time. They promote online dating, but with a twist – there are websites that seek to align themselves with a specific religion. They include more than just ChristianMingle.com, or JDate.com, the most widely known…
Rank this Week: 3391

Law Offices of David A. Black

Law Offices of David A. Black

Discusses criminal law issues for people in Phoenix, Arizona.

http://www.dbphoenixcriminallawyer.com/blog/
  • Jul 17

    Almost Two Years Later, Bar Owner Arrested on Sex Charge

    Almost Two Years Later, Bar Owner Arrested on Sex Charge
    An Arizona bar owner has been charged with sexual abuse and unlawfully taking pictures of a partially nude job applicant. The story, if true, may appear to be rather strange, although the circumstances surrounding the allegations may be more…
  • Jul 8

    Stalking on Steroids!

    Stalking on Steroids!
    Stalking comes in all forms. When we think about it in the legal context, one of the pictures that may come to mind is a jilted lover, intent on seeking revenge, retaliation, reconciliation, or maybe just acknowledgement of his or her place…
  • Jun 11

    Deputy’s Suicide Raises New Questions for Maricopa County Sheriff

    Deputy’s Suicide Raises New Questions for Maricopa County Sheriff
    For Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, it’s been a tough month . . . er, we mean year . . . er, better make that years. The essence of the problem seems to be that whenever anyone has the temerity to criticize hizoner, immediate action…
Rank this Week: 2936

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers legal topics such as appeals, drug crimes, internet crimes, white collar crime, and federal criminal trials. By Kish & Lietz.

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 778

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

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

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

    Eenie, Meenie, Miny, Die

    Eenie, Meenie, Miny, Die
    Federal District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney held, in an Order filed July 16, 2014, that California’s death penalty system was unconstitutional.  This holding resulted in the death penalty sentence of Ernest Dewayne Jones…
  • Jul 15

    You Say You Want A Revolution (Redux) (Update)

    You Say You Want A Revolution (Redux) (Update)
    Scott Greenfield has a post up that has had me thinking all day, even when I’m ostensibly working on something else. And I knew I wanted to try to blog today — I’ve been upset at myself for letting my blog go untended for…
  • Jul 14

    Likelihood Ratios in Attorney Marketing

    Likelihood Ratios in Attorney Marketing
    This post is a bit outside my normal range of writing. I usually leave this sort of thing to others, like Scott Greenfield, who frequently complains about things like this, saying: [O]ne need not worry about legal competence when, with a…
Rank this Week: 1159

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jul 16

    A Snake in a Suit

    A Snake in a Suit
    New Jersey lawyer Paul Bergrin spent five years working for the “good guys” as a prosecutor in Newark, New Jersey. That is one of the reasons his slide into the ranks of the worst criminals is so astounding. Bergrin then took up a…
  • Jul 14

    DISBARRED- THE SERIES: ALAN EAGLESON

    DISBARRED- THE SERIES: ALAN EAGLESON
    Alan Eagleson graduated from the University of Toronto’s Law School and was a prominent Toronto lawyer and Member of Parliament in Ontario before he began his lengthy career as agent, promoter and hockey guru extraordinaire. His…
  • Jul 11

    What If Lawyers Had Written the Ten Commandments?

    What If Lawyers Had Written the Ten Commandments?
    Here’s a few clever quotes about the learned and noble profession of law: 1. Imagine the appeals, dissents and remands if lawyers had written the Ten Commandments. Harold Bender, Theologian 2. LAWYER: A professional advocate hired to…
Rank this Week: 1442

Riverside CA Personal Injury Law…

Riverside CA Personal Injury Law Blog

By Rizio & Nelson.

http://www.rizioandnelson.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    Fatal truck accident kills 1 in California

    Fatal truck accident kills 1 in California
    Car accidents can be tragic enough if multiple vehicles are involved, but if a massive 18-wheeler is involved, the severity of the accident can increase rapidly. The size and weight of most commercial trucks can mean that those involved in...
  • Jul 9

    California motor vehicle accident kills 1

    California motor vehicle accident kills 1
    Negligent driving can be a serious problem for young drivers, especially if they are operating their vehicles at high speeds. The lack of experience that new drivers have, combined with the negligent driving, can create dangerous situations…
  • Jul 3

    Semi truck accident in California kills 2

    Semi truck accident in California kills 2
    Car accidents can be serious enough if two standard sized vehicles are involved, but if an 18-wheeler is involved, the results can be much more severe. Unfortunately, sometimes the massive size of an 18-wheeler can cause serious accidents to…
Rank this Week: 1247

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 16

    Unholy Alliance

    Unholy Alliance
    Sometimes, you can just look at a group of people and know "they're up to no good". These "up to no good" groups are not kids hanging out, covered in tattoos and piercings at 3 am. Punk kids are suspicious at best, and usually spend half…
  • Jul 9

    How to Test Drugs (Again)

    How to Test Drugs (Again)
    [Whenever I can't come up with a catchy title for a topic I've already covered a thousand times, I simply add the word "again", or "part 2" or "revisited". I first wrote about this topic in July of 2012, in "How to Weigh Drugs in a…
  • Jul 3

    Why Is There Something, Rather Than Nothing?

    Why Is There Something, Rather Than Nothing?
    [if you don't like philosophy, skip this article...] Have you ever had that feeling that its all been done before? Me too. And yes, this age old question is still unresolved, philosophers can not answer this question, nor can the…
Rank this Week: 2650

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

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

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • Jul 16

    Do Residency Bans Drive Sex Offenders Underground ?

    Do Residency Bans Drive Sex Offenders Underground ?
    Steven Yoder recently wrote a article of the  same title as this blog post. The central question is do residency bans drive sex offenders underground. Mr. Yoder gives on example where a city in California created a park to drive out 33…
  • Jul 9

    Does the Attorney-Client Privilege Extend past Death ?

    Does the Attorney-Client Privilege Extend past Death ?
    Recently , I was faced with a question of whether an attorney-client privilege extends past death . First , I would like to thank the folks at the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility for helping me on this issue. Rule of…
  • Jun 24

    Follow Up on the 12 Hour Hold

    Follow Up on the 12 Hour Hold
    Chas Sisk and Walter F. Roche Jr. reported today that Governor  Haslam is in favor of making the 12 hour hold before a person can be released on bond mandatory. My prediction is that state legislators will be fighting each other…
Rank this Week: 519

Invisible Man

Invisible Man

Covers criminal law and civil rights issues in Georgia. By Albert Wan.

http://georgiadefenderblog.com
  • Jul 16

    Justice Roberts’s Humpty Dumpty Court

    Justice Roberts’s Humpty Dumpty Court
    As the Supreme Court ends another Term the attention continues to be on the Justices themselves and their voting patterns.  This past Term featured a higher than average number of unanimous opinions.  But as Adam Liptak from…
  • Jun 25

    As I Please (George Orwell Birthday Edition)

    As I Please (George Orwell Birthday Edition)
    George Orwell was born on this date in 1903 in the city of Motihari which was located in what was then British India (now India).  Aside from having written 1984 and Animal Farm, he also produced a great deal of … Continue reading…
  • Jun 5

    The Press and Mass Shooting

    The Press and Mass Shooting
    By now I do not think it is a stretch to describe the mass shooting as a truly American phenomenon.  To be sure, similar kinds of shootings happen in other countries, but nowhere do they happen with the frequency and … Continue…
Rank this Week: 605

TCB's Legal Blog

TCB's Legal Blog

Criminal defense news. By Thomas C. Brandstrader.

http://chicagofelony.com/legal-posts/
  • Jul 16

    Crisis on the Border…

    Crisis on the Border…
    Of all of the problems and travails our society faces today, the gathering of refugee children on the Texas border seems the most depressing and frustrating to this writer. I speak not to the reasons these young children risk life ……
  • May 10

    Paul Krugman writes….

    Paul Krugman writes….
    The top twenty five hedge fund managers made a total of 21 billion dollars last year. This is twice as much as all of the kindergarten teachers in the country combined. Those teachers are smart, highly educated and work hard … Continue…
  • May 6

    Enough is enough…we have wasted too many lives and too much money…

    Enough is enough…we have wasted too many lives and too much money…
    Economists Slam the War on Drugs in a New London School of Economics Report The ‘singular approach’ to fighting drug abuse isn’t working—and it’s time for a change, says a new report produced by the London School…
Rank this Week: 3644

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/
  • Jul 15

    Honesty in Legislation

    Honesty in Legislation
    Homelessness is a national problem and a horrific issue. The competing interests of being my brother’s keeper and taking care of my family create hard choices.  Anyone with a heart who enters Kaka’ako sees homeless…
  • Jul 15

    Honesty in Legislation

    Honesty in Legislation
    Homelessness is a national problem and a horrific issue. The competing interests of being my brother’s keeper and taking care of my family create hard choices.  Anyone with a heart who enters Kaka’ako sees homeless…
  • Jul 9

    Alternatives to Tom Brower’s Homeless Hammering

    Alternatives to Tom Brower’s Homeless Hammering
    This is a continuation of an article on the Huffington Post. Click here to read what triggered the solutions discussed in this article. Representatives and Shopping Carts. Arguing these carts are stolen property doesn’t understand the…
Rank this Week: 2983

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

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

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Jul 15

    Tampa Drug Charge Defense

    Tampa Drug Charge Defense
    Tampa Drug Charge DefenseTampa Criminal Drug Defense Attorney, Casey Ebsary is a local defense attorney and former prosecutor. Casey was a Prosecutor in Hillsborough County's Drug Court, which was one of the first drug treatment-oriented…
  • Jul 5

    Can Color of Vehicle Be Probable Cause In Traffic Stop?

    Can Color of Vehicle Be Probable Cause In Traffic Stop?
    Probable Cause Traffic Stop Vehicle ColorA Florida Drug case just answered two questions: 1) Can the Color of a Vehicle be the Probable Cause for a Traffic Stop? 2) Can cops invent creative reasons to pull you over?Traffic Stop FactsThe case…
  • Jun 20

    Medical Marijuana Legal Advice - Can a lawyer advise a client about using the drug or operating such a business without running afoul of the Bar?

    Medical Marijuana Legal Advice - Can a lawyer advise a client about using the drug or operating such a business without running afoul of the Bar?
    Legal Advice forMedical MarijuanaDispensariesWith a possible legalization of medical marijuana on deck in Florida, many are wondering how can a lawyer advise using the drug or operating a marijuana dispensary without running afoul of the Bar?…
Rank this Week: 3157

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Duplicative OUI Charges in Massachusett

    Duplicative OUI Charges in Massachusett
    If you hurt someone while drunk driving in Massachusetts, you may be charged with multiple counts, some of which may seem quite similar. In a recent case, a Massachusetts defendant was convicted of (1) drunk driving (operating under the…
  • Jul 8

    Protective Sweeps in Massachusett

    Protective Sweeps in Massachusett
    In a recent case, a Boston Municipal Court granted the defendants' motion to suppress evidence based on a protective sweep. The sweep arose when a Massachusetts State Trooper ran a license plate check on a Mercedes. The car's owner had an…
  • Jun 15

    Prior Bad Acts in Massachusetts Domestic Violence Case

    Prior Bad Acts in Massachusetts Domestic Violence Case
    It is not uncommon for Massachusetts domestic violence cases to arise after multiple violent acts by the defendant. Some of these may be documented by the police. Others are only known to the two partners. Whether the judge will permit…
Rank this Week: 2854

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

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

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 350

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Jul 15

    Mark Shurtleff Arrested by FBI

    Mark Shurtleff Arrested by FBI
    Back in 2008, I wrote several articles about the suspicious activities of Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff. Specifically, I questioned the campaign contributions her received from Pre-Paid Legal Services (now Legal Shield), a company that…
  • Jul 10

    World Ventures Called A Scam by Blogger and Other

    World Ventures Called A Scam by Blogger and Other
    Attempts to silence critics of multi-level marketing companies (often referred to as legalized pyramid schemes) are nothing new. I have been on the receiving end of numerous threats  and one very large legal action for my criticism of…
  • Jul 3

    Creating an Investigative Policy

    Creating an Investigative Policy
    An investigative policy is an important tool to help manage the process of initiating a corporate fraud investigation. Doing so will help bring uniformity to the evaluation of fraud allegations, and it will help guide management through the…
Rank this Week: 42

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Two Brothers Arrested in 25-Year-Old Michigan Murder Case

    Two Brothers Arrested in 25-Year-Old Michigan Murder Case
    Michigan police recently arrested two brothers for their alleged involvement in a murder that occurred over 25 years ago. According to a report by Fox 17, the victim was an eighteen-year-old woman. Evidently, she lived at home with her father…
  • Apr 15

    Michigan Man Arrested for Theft and Subsequent Stabbing of Security Guard with Hypodermic Needle

    Michigan Man Arrested for Theft and Subsequent Stabbing of Security Guard with Hypodermic Needle
    Earlier this week in Macomb County, a man was arrested after he was apprehended by police following an incident at a Home Depot store. According to a report by the New Baltimore-Chesterfield Patch, loss prevention officers noticed a man…
  • Mar 28

    Drug Bust in Grand Traverse County Leads to Three Arrest

    Drug Bust in Grand Traverse County Leads to Three Arrest
    A few weeks ago, the Traverse Narcotics Team along with the Grand Traverse Sheriff’s Office busted a drug operation running out of a local motel. According to a report by MINews26.com, the officers executed a search warrant late on a…
Rank this Week: 3316

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Provides information on Denver criminal defense.

http://www.criminallawyerdenver.com/denver-criminal-defense-blog/
  • Jul 15

    Internet Luring: Attempted Sex Assault on a child over the internet

    Internet Luring: Attempted Sex Assault on a child over the internet
    In Colorado, when you set up a meeting with an underage child, these cases are charged as Internet Luring and Attempted Sex Assault on a Child.   The potential penalty in Colorado is an indeterminate life sentence in the Department of…
  • Jul 10

    Sex Crimes Present Challenges for Both the Defense Attorney and the Prosecution

    Sex Crimes Present Challenges for Both the Defense Attorney and the Prosecution
    Interviewer: Sex crimes in regards to sex assaults on children is a controversial and sensitive area. Why did you choose to work in this realm? Richard Huttner: These cases are by far the most challenging cases because they often have deep…
  • Jan 23

    Where to Hire a Qualified DUI Lawyer in Denver

    Where to Hire a Qualified DUI Lawyer in Denver
    Every individual  has inherent rights and for those who have come into conflict with the law, one may not know the rights that they have. Richard B. Huttner is a DUI lawyer in Denver that will work to ensure that your rights are…
Rank this Week: 2343

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Discusses Georgia DUI defenses. By Douglas B. Chanco.

http://chancolaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 15

    Ignition Interlock Device–False Trigger

    Ignition Interlock Device–False Trigger
    An Ignition Interlock Device is just a bit larger than a mobile phone, and requires the driver to breath into it to determine the blood alcohol level. If the BAC is above 0.02% the car’s engine will not start. (Keep in mind that the…
  • Jul 8

    High Five for Your DUI!?

    High Five for Your DUI!?
    Recently, the Beverly Hills 90210 Star, Jason Priestley gave talk show host Chelsea Handler a High Five saying, “What self-respecting Los Angeleno doesn’t have a DUI under their belt?” As a trial attorney specializing in DUI…
  • Jul 2

    How to Find a Good DUI Lawyer in Georgia

    How to Find a Good DUI Lawyer in Georgia
    A DUI conviction is not to be taken lightly. Timeliness is of utmost importance, and action must be taken immediately after the arrest. You have ten (10) days after your arrest to request a hearing to protect your driver’s license. Here…
Rank this Week: 4773

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Jul 14

    DO THE POLICE NEED A WARRANT TO SEARCH A CELL PHONE? THE U.S. SUPREME COURT SAYS 'YES!'

    DO THE POLICE NEED A WARRANT TO SEARCH A CELL PHONE? THE U.S. SUPREME COURT SAYS 'YES!'
    Police generally do not need a warrant to search a suspect as part of a lawful arrest. Such a search may be limited to the person of the arrestee and the area immediately within their control. However, most of us carry cellphones on our…
  • Jun 24

    "BUT I JUST TEXTED!": THE LAW ON CYBERSTALKING IN ILLINOIS

    "BUT I JUST TEXTED!": THE LAW ON CYBERSTALKING IN ILLINOIS
    You broke up with your girlfriend. You still had something you wanted to say. But she wouldn’t talk to you so you kept instant messaging her. Finally, you IMed that she better talk to you “or else.” Now you are charged…
  • Jun 17

    "I DIDN'T STEAL IT!": PROVING BURGLARY IN ILLINOIS

    "I DIDN'T STEAL IT!": PROVING BURGLARY IN ILLINOIS
    You bought a couple I-phones from an acquaintance. You thought they were his, but it turned out he had recently stolen them from a store and then he disappeared. Now the police have charged you with the burglary. What can happen to you? …
Rank this Week: 3755