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Engel & Martin, LLC Blog

Engel & Martin, LLC Blog

Covers criminal law and student disciplinary hearings.

http://www.engelandmartin.com/blog/
  • Feb 4

    Engel: “Good News for motorists” in Speed Camera Case

    Engel: “Good News for motorists” in Speed Camera Case
    “The good news for the motorists is that the judge already issued a ruling that the ordinance was unconstitutional,” attorney Josh Engel said. “We can proceed in the case as a class action and we can attempt to…
  • Feb 4

    Academics: UC Violates Due Process Rights of Student

    Academics: UC Violates Due Process Rights of Student
    An academic blog has highlighted a recent due process case brought by Engel and Martin, LLC against the University of Cincinnati. KC Johnson, a professor of history at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate Center, wrote on Academic…
  • Feb 1

    Appeals Court Affirms New Miami Speed Camera Decision

    Appeals Court Affirms New Miami Speed Camera Decision
    An Ohio Court of Appeals has affirmed a decision in the New Miami Speed Camera case. New Miami operates an automated enforcement program, or speed camera program. Motorists in the village who allegedly exceed the speed limit were mailed…
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California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

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

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
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Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Feb 4

    FTA

    FTA
    Q: What does FTA stand for? A: FTA stands for “failure to appear” FTA is an acronym for failure to appear in Maryland Courts.  Although it may be used in other States as an abbreviation. If you have FTA’d, that means…
  • Feb 1

    Find the Best Auto Accident Attorneys in Baltimore

    Find the Best Auto Accident Attorneys in Baltimore
    You’ve been hurt in an accident, whether it’s a car, truck, motorcycle or you were on a bicycle walking as a pedestrian.  Accidents are common in Maryland and if you were injured in an auto accident in Baltimore, then you…
  • Jan 29

    3 Ways a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Baltimore Can Help

    3 Ways a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Baltimore Can Help
    Criminal charges are no laughing matter. You don’t want one mistake to ruin the rest of your life.  That’s why it is so important to hire a lawyer for your criminal charges in Baltimore, Maryland. Criminal defense lawyers are…
Rank this Week: 1414

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/
  • Feb 4

    Offensive Battery in Massachusett

    Offensive Battery in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Messina, a Massachusetts appeals court considered a case involving charges of offensive battery. Under G. L. c. 265, § 13A, the Commonwealth is required to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant…
  • Jan 20

    Intent to Distribute Marijuana in Massachusett

    Intent to Distribute Marijuana in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Stampley, a Massachusetts defendant appealed from a jury conviction under G.L. c. 94C, § 32C(a) for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He argued that the evidence was not sufficient to show he had…
  • Jan 5

    Distribution of Heroin in Massachusett

    Distribution of Heroin in Massachusett
    Trafficking in heroin in Massachusetts is prohibited by Section 32E of the Controlled Substances Act. Often, attorneys must defend a drug crime like this one by using a motion to suppress evidence. In Commonwealth v. Alix, the defendant…
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Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal, family and Injury law. By Blair & Kim, PLLC.

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 3

    Washington Court Finds in Favor of Plaintiff in Premises Liability Case

    Washington Court Finds in Favor of Plaintiff in Premises Liability Case
    The Court of Appeals of Washington reviewed a judgment in favor of the plaintiffs in a recent premises liability case, Gould v. N. Kitsap Bus. Park Mgmt., LLC (Wash. Ct. App. Jan. 19, 2016). In Gould, the plaintiff was injured when she…
  • Jan 31

    Circumstances When Litigation May Not Be The Best Route – Family Law

    Circumstances When Litigation May Not Be The Best Route – Family Law
    While it might be surprising to to read a law firm telling you about circumstances when you may not need an attorney or want to seek court action to respond to a difficulty in your life, it actually serves both the clients’…
  • Jan 20

    Washington Supreme Court Finds No Alternative Means to Commit DUI Under Prior Statute

    Washington Supreme Court Finds No Alternative Means to Commit DUI Under Prior Statute
    The Supreme Court of Washington issued a recent opinion in the case of State v. Sandholm (Wash. Dec. 3, 2015), interpreting the former version of the driving under the influence (DUI) statute, RCW 46.61.502, in order to determine the number…
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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/
  • Feb 3

    Record Number of False Convictions in 2015 – Who Says You Don’t Need the Best Lawyer You Can Afford!

    Record Number of False Convictions in 2015 – Who Says You Don’t Need the Best Lawyer You Can Afford!
    After 35 years practicing criminal defense, I am sometimes cynical about our system of justice. Prosecutors overcharge offenses in an attempt to prompt a plea from defendants. Defendants are seldom “presumed innocent” in the eyes…
  • Dec 16

    Peterson Lawyers Join the Yantis Case

    Peterson Lawyers Join the Yantis Case
        We have joined with the Spence Law Firm out of Jackson, Woming and Paul Winward of Boise to represent the family of slain Council rancher Jack Yantis. An interview discussing the case is available from Channel 7 News here. Not…
  • Dec 16

    Peterson Lawyers Join the Yantis Case

    Peterson Lawyers Join the Yantis Case
        We have joined with the Spence Law Firm out of Jackson, Woming and Paul Winward of Boise to represent the family of slain Council rancher Jack Yantis. An interview discussing the case is available from Channel 7 News here. Not…
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Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 3

    Pop Quiz: Do you know what constitutes plagiarism at your college?

    Pop Quiz: Do you know what constitutes plagiarism at your college?
    As far as we know, every college and university in the country has a student handbook or honor code that provides rules for how students must perform their work and the standards they are expected to meet. And as far as we know, at every…
  • Jan 28

    After 25 Years, Massachusetts Finally Ends the Incarceration of Addicted Women

    After 25 Years, Massachusetts Finally Ends the Incarceration of Addicted Women
    Last week, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed H. 3944 (now H. 3947), An Act Relative to Substance Abuse, Treatment, Education and Prevention. The bill will, if passed, aim to curb the increasing numbers of opioid addictions and…
  • Jan 19

    An Update on the Law Concerning Campus Sexual Assault

    An Update on the Law Concerning Campus Sexual Assault
    Over a year ago, I published a blog post describing the unfair processes used by many schools to deal with complaints of sexual assault and harassment, and compared it to the criminal justice system. As I wrote then, the Department of…
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South Florida Criminal Law Blog

South Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Law Firm of Anidjar & Levine.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawblog.com/
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CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 3

    Theft by Deception, the Motion to Dismiss and the Best Evidence Rule

    Theft by Deception, the Motion to Dismiss and the Best Evidence Rule
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Court of Appeals of Kansas:  State v. Gauger, 2016 WL 97343 (2016).  The opinion begins by explaining thatRobert Alfred Gauger, III, appeals his conviction for theft by…
  • Jan 29

    Ineffective Assistance of Counsel, SpoofCards and Habeas Corpu

    Ineffective Assistance of Counsel, SpoofCards and Habeas Corpu
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Appellate Court of Connecticut:  Bozelko v. Commissioner of Correction, 2016 WL 305628 (2016).  The court begins the opinion by explaining what the appeal involved and who was bringing…
  • Jan 27

    The Text Messages, Riley v. California and the Cell Phone

    The Text Messages, Riley v. California and the Cell Phone
    This post examines an opinion from the Court of Appeals of Oregon:  State v. Lowell, 2015 WL 8349916 (2015).  The court begins by explaining how the case arose:This criminal appeal concerns defendant's motion to suppress evidence.…
Rank this Week: 758

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Michael C. Rosenblat, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 3

    Stericycle agrees to $29m settlement in False Claims Act case – MassDevice

    Stericycle agrees to $29m settlement in False Claims Act case – MassDevice
    A federal judge in Illinois yesterday approved a settlement agreement between Stericycle (NSDQ:SRCL) and the plaintiff in a  whistleblower lawsuit accusing the medical waste disposal company of overbilling…
  • Jan 23

    Judge Rejects Chrysler’s effort to get False Claims Act suit Dismissed

    Judge Rejects Chrysler’s effort to get False Claims Act suit Dismissed
    Chicago – Federal District Court Judge Robert M. Dow, Jr., rejected Chrysler’s attempt to get a False Claims Act, qui tam, lawsuit alleging that Chrysler defrauded the United States by wrongfully denying powertrain warranty…
  • Jan 18

    Why the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Seems to Have Lost its Way

    Why the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office Seems to Have Lost its Way
     Being a prosecutor is a hard job – no doubt about it; and being the State’s Attorney is an even harder job.  Nevertheless, the public has to have confidence that the public official elected to enforce the laws will…
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Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Kenney Legal Defense Corporation.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefense.guru/
  • Feb 2

    So They Escaped…

    So They Escaped…
      Orange County was hit with the news that three inmates had escaped from the Orange County Jail on January 22, 2016. These men used their knowledge of the jail and the procedures in place—timing their escape so that they got a…
  • Jan 27

    You Made A Mistake And Are Charged With A Crime…You May Have A Defense!

    You Made A Mistake And Are Charged With A Crime…You May Have A Defense!
    “Mistakes – call them unexpected learning experiences.” ― Richard Bach   There are certain situations where you may not be held liable for a crime that you have committed. Yes, you read that correctly, in some…
  • Jan 14

    The Importance of Jury Nullification …

    The Importance of Jury Nullification …
    “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere” … Martin Luther King, Jr. You’re sitting at the defense table, handcuffed. You’re waiting for the jury to read their verdict, the verdict that decides your…
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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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Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Reddin & Singer, L.L.P.

http://www.milwaukeecriminallawyersblog.com/
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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
  • Feb 2

    ICE Raids Based On Meaningless Rhetoric

    ICE Raids Based On Meaningless Rhetoric
    The ICE raids on undocumented immigrants with “final” orders of removal continue to paralyze immigrant communities throughout the country with fear. As many as 121 asylum seekers were taken into custody in Georgia, North…
  • Feb 2

    HMA Law Firm On New Afghan Variety Show

    HMA Law Firm On New Afghan Variety Show
    We have some exciting news to share!Our firm has been invited to appear on a new international Afghan television program, Shakha-E-Dunyah. Shakha-E-Dunyah is aired twice a week on Payame Afghan TV, a satellite television network based in Los…
  • Jan 10

    Guidelines on Form I-693, Medical Examination

    Guidelines on Form I-693, Medical Examination
    Individuals applying for adjustment of status by filing Form I-485 are required to submit the Form I-693, Medical Examination along with their Form I-485. The reasoning for submission of this document is to ensure that the individual is not…
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Atlanta DUI Blog

Atlanta DUI Blog

Covers DUI news. By Clark & Towne.

http://www.clarktowne.com/dui-blog
  • Feb 1

    What happens at a Georgia Administrative License Suspension Hearing (ALS) work

    What happens at a Georgia Administrative License Suspension Hearing (ALS) work
    The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) is the agency that regulates licenses. You can find the status of your license after you create an account on the DDS webpage http://www.dds.ga.gov/ . DDS can suspend or revoke your drivers…
  • Jan 9

    The first step to take after you’ve gotten a DUI in Gwinnett County

    The first step to take after you’ve gotten a DUI in Gwinnett County
    Don't text or talk about your DUI! Talking about your Gwinnett DUI to anyone makes them a witness against you. Back when I started my legal career, that meant I counseled my clients not to give details to their mothers or friends. Now I tell…
  • Jan 9

    What happens if your attorney doesn't send in the 10 day letter on time?

    What happens if your attorney doesn't send in the 10 day letter on time?
    If your attorney does not send in the 10 day letter ON TIME your license is suspended, says Georgia’s Court of Appeal. “January 8, 2016 Alert: The trial court erred in overturning the Department of Driver Services’…
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Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law news, updates and commentary. Published By Hoffman & Associates

http://www.losangelescriminallawyersblog.com
  • Feb 1

    What is a Plea Bargain in a Los Angeles Hit and Run Case?

    What is a Plea Bargain in a Los Angeles Hit and Run Case?
    If you have been charged with a criminal offense, your first appearance in Court will be the Arraignment. At the arraignment, you will be read your rights, the charges against you and the potential sentence. You will then have the opportunity…
  • Jan 13

    Consequences of Not Appearing at a Los Angeles Criminal Arraignment

    Consequences of Not Appearing at a Los Angeles Criminal Arraignment
    If you have been arrested for a criminal offense, you have not been found guilty. The court has to make a finding of your guilt, either through a full trial, or through a plea entered by you. The very first appearance you make in Court is…
  • Dec 1

    What Kind of Sentence can I Expect in my Los Angeles Criminal Case?

    What Kind of Sentence can I Expect in my Los Angeles Criminal Case?
    If you have been charged with a criminal offense in Southern California, that does not mean you have been convicted. If there is no conviction, you will not be facing any type of sentence. If you have either entered a plea of guilty, or no…
Rank this Week: 1595

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Feb 1

    How Can Bankruptcy Help Me Keep My Car?

    How Can Bankruptcy Help Me Keep My Car?
    There are many reasons why Georgian families have turned to the bankruptcy process as a solution to their financial troubles. Some have experienced job losses, surprise bills, or other unplanned for events such as the crash of the housing…
  • Jan 23

    Filing for Bankruptcy as a Senior Citizen

    Filing for Bankruptcy as a Senior Citizen
    It is an unfortunate truth that many Senior Citizens in Georgia have been hit particularly hard by the recent economic recession. Senior Citizens are often living on a very small and fixed income, with little to no opportunities for making…
  • Jan 18

    Bankruptcy and Credit Cards: An Overview

    Bankruptcy and Credit Cards: An Overview
    Due to the recent economic crisis, many Georgians have found that they cannot continue to support their household because their income is not keeping pace with their debts. Many families have seen their credit card balances in particular rise…
Rank this Week: 2102

Collin County Criminal Attorney…

Collin County Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Texas criminal law and criminal defense. By Derk A. Wadas.

http://www.thecollincountyattorney.com/
Rank this Week: 3740

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1532

Arrested in Nassau Blog

Arrested in Nassau Blog

Covers New York criminal law. By Jason A. Steinberger.

http://arrestedinnassau.com/blog/
  • Feb 1

    Inhale Much easier with New University Investigate Newspapers Making Tip

    Inhale Much easier with New University Investigate Newspapers Making Tip
    Research papers composing is a common dilemma together with a pain of an incredible number of trainees from across the globe. Naturally, it is simple to state that you need to choose a subject matter, prepare the newspaper body system…
  • Jan 27

    Socializing from a homeschooler: where you can find more than enough

    Socializing from a homeschooler: where you can find more than enough
    Socialization of a particular homeschooler: getting sufficiently Every writing on homeschooling touches this matter in one way or another – kids’ socialization. This stereotype that kids are sitting close at the structure all…
  • Jan 22

    Explaining Suicide to Youngster

    Explaining Suicide to Youngster
    A personal growth plan theme that is good contains five measures that guide you to do this. Your own personal activity plan can be made by these five ways straightforward, nonetheless successful when integrated. Infact, maintaining your…
Rank this Week: 2072

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
Rank this Week: 2558

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

Covers DUI charges and legal defenses. By Matthew W. Reisig.

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
  • Jan 31

    Can You Get A Dismissal When There Are High Alcotest Results In A New Jersey DUI Case?

    Can You Get A Dismissal When There Are High Alcotest Results In A New Jersey DUI Case?
    It is possible to win a dismissal in a New Jersey DUI case even when there are damaging Alcotest results in evidence. The key is working with an experienced DUI defense attorney to attack the allegations against you – and the evidence…
  • Jan 31

    How Do You Get A DUI Charge In New Jersey Dismissed?

    How Do You Get A DUI Charge In New Jersey Dismissed?
    It isn’t easy to get DUI charges in New Jersey dismissed, but when you work with an experienced DUI defense lawyer, you stand the best chance of pushing back against the allegations against you and winning your case. Each prosecution…
  • Jan 31

    How Long Will I Lose My License For DUI In New Jersey If I Blew Above A .10%?

    How Long Will I Lose My License For DUI In New Jersey If I Blew Above A .10%?
    New Jersey imposes enhanced penalties for drunk drivers who are considered especially intoxicated, as indicated by an Alcotest result of .10% or higher. In these cases, you’ll face a license suspension of seven months to one year. When…
Rank this Week: 3696

Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, family law, divorce, juvenile law, business law, discrimination, personal injury, and related matters in the states of Illinois and Iowa.

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

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge
    Trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts, or operating a chop shop, is a Federal offense under 18 U.S.C. § 2321 and 18 U.S.C. § 2322, respectively: 18 U.S.C. § 2321 provides as follows: (a) Whoever buys,…
  • Jan 29

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS
    Under Iowa law, for a person to be accused of being a perpetrator of child abuse must be a person responsible for the care of a child. A person responsible for the care of a child is defined in Iowa Code 232.68 as follows: a. Parent,…
  • Jan 29

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed
    Those convicted of crimes committed as a juvenile who are serving life sentences have the right to seek a review and reduction of those sentences, under a United States Supreme Court ruling that was issued on January 25, 2016. In Montgomery…
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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/
  • Jan 30

    Public Attitudes Toward Truth in Sentencing

    Public Attitudes Toward Truth in Sentencing
    The final version of my article “Imprisonment Inertia and Public Attitudes Toward ‘Truth in Sentencing'” is now available at the BYU Law Review website.  Coauthored with Darren Wheelock, this article is based…
  • Oct 4

    Marquette Poll Reveals Support for Rehabilitation of Prisoner

    Marquette Poll Reveals Support for Rehabilitation of Prisoner
    For the past four years, Darren Wheelock and I have collaborated with Charles Franklin and the Marquette Law School Poll on a series of surveys of public attitudes toward sentencing and corrections policy in Wisconsin.  Our 2015 results,…
  • Jun 27

    Rodriguez v. United States: Supreme Court Says No to Prolonged Traffic Stop

    Rodriguez v. United States: Supreme Court Says No to Prolonged Traffic Stop
    Earlier this week, the Supreme Court decided City of Los Angeles v. Patel, the fourth and final of its search-and-seizure cases this term. In Patel, the Court overturned a city ordinance requiring hotel operators to share information about…
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Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    The Speedy Trial Clock In Ohio DUI/OVI Cases With Blood Or Urine Test

    The Speedy Trial Clock In Ohio DUI/OVI Cases With Blood Or Urine Test
    Four months after Brittany was arrested and charged with OVI, the government charged her with a second count of OVI. In November, Brittany was arrested for OVI. On the day of her arrest, she submitted a urine sample, and she was charged with…
  • Jan 16

    When Are Miranda Warnings Required In Ohio DUI/OVI Cases?

    When Are Miranda Warnings Required In Ohio DUI/OVI Cases?
    The Miranda warnings are well-known:  “you have the right to remain silent….”  What is not so well-known is when the Miranda warnings are required.  According to Miranda v. Arizona, the warnings must be given…
  • Dec 26

    When Can Tickets Be Amended In Ohio DUI/OVI Cases?

    When Can Tickets Be Amended In Ohio DUI/OVI Cases?
    At the last minute, without warning, the government convicted Demetrius of a more serious offense than with which he was originally charged. Demetrius received a ticket for OVI. The ticket informed him he was charged with a low-tier…
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Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

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

    El Defenso de Owen Hanson

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

    Defense of Owen Hanson

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

    Of Bridges, Police, And Criminal Defense Attorney

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

Psychology of Law and Criminal Behavior

By Kenneth Padowitz.

http://www.psychology-criminalbehavior-law.com/
  • Jan 30

    Air Pollution and Violent Crime: Is There a Link?

    Air Pollution and Violent Crime: Is There a Link?
    Previously viewed as manifestation of evil, criminality is now being studied as a cause of prevalent factors in a criminal’s environment. There have been recent studies linking the increase of criminal elements with how it is being…
  • Sep 28

    Portrait of Women as Criminal Offender

    Portrait of Women as Criminal Offender
    The public has a common perception of “the criminal”, which is portrayed, primarily by the media and the entertainment industry, as a bulky, rugged man who is hiding out there in the dark ready to grab an unsuspecting victim.…
  • Aug 17

    Environment’s Role in the Proliferation or Deterrence of Crime

    Environment’s Role in the Proliferation or Deterrence of Crime
    The environment does not have any hand in producing crime, but it can significantly reinforce or deter criminal acts. Small towns with close social interaction tend to have lower crime rates than big cities where people barely know their…
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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/
  • Jan 29

    Reckless Driving Dismissals in January 2016

    Reckless Driving Dismissals in January 2016
    We had a good month, achieving a number of dismissals for reckless driving charges. (One was for an alleged speed of 89 mph in a 55 mph zone.) On January 11, 2016, we had 3 Reckless Driving by Speed dismissals…
  • Nov 5

    5 Clients, Each with 2 Reckless Driving Trials This Year, Avoid 10 Reckless Driving Convictions (5 x 2 = 10)

    5 Clients, Each with 2 Reckless Driving Trials This Year, Avoid 10 Reckless Driving Convictions (5 x 2 = 10)
    DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. Zachary gets his two reckless driving by speed…
  • Nov 5

    Virginia Beach Reckless Driving by Speed (95 in a 55) Reduced

    Virginia Beach Reckless Driving by Speed (95 in a 55) Reduced
    DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. October 22, 2015 – Virginia…
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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/
  • Jan 29

    Another VOP Based Upon Dirty Urine is Thrown Out of Court

    Another VOP Based Upon Dirty Urine is Thrown Out of Court
    How many products these days claim to be “scientifically proven”?  Proven to kill 99% of all germs.  Eliminating 95% of all odors.  Clinically proven to smooth wrinkles, or shrink your belly.  How much…
  • Jan 17

    Free WIll, Determinism, and the Criminal Justice System

    Free WIll, Determinism, and the Criminal Justice System
    Everyone wants to hold criminals responsible for their actions.  This “responsibility” has its foundation in the belief that we all have the free will to choose right from wrong.  What if free will is just an…
  • Jan 11

    Shoplifting and Technology

    Shoplifting and Technology
    There are plenty of legends surrounding wealthy people.  For example, people assume you’re happy if you have lots of money, and several studies support this.  Also, people assume you’re smart if you have lots of money.…
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Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Jan 29

    Arizona Wrongful Death Lawyer – What is a Lawsuit against Wrongful Death

    Arizona Wrongful Death Lawyer – What is a Lawsuit against Wrongful Death
    Wrongful Death Lawsuits While we do not want to believe it was ever our loved one’s time to go, a wrongful death case implies there was negligence or intentional harm that resulted in the death of a family member. In a wrongful death…
  • Dec 16

    New Evidence Leads to Dismissal of Child Sex Abuse Charge

    New Evidence Leads to Dismissal of Child Sex Abuse Charge
    With trial scheduled to begin only nine days later, charges of child sex abuse against Robert Koenig, 63, were dismissed at the prosecution’s request, motivated by the discovery of new evidence following Mr. Koenig’s indictment…
  • Sep 25

    What to do when Arrested for DUI with a CDL (Arizona Commercial Drivers License)

    What to do when Arrested for DUI with a CDL (Arizona Commercial Drivers License)
    If you have a commercial driver’s license (CDL) and are arrested for a DUI in your personal vehicle, it’s going to have an impact on your license. Today I’m going to walk you through potential outcomes of a Phoenix DUI and…
Rank this Week: 341

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: 1281

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Parole Release: Who is Eligible and When

    Parole Release: Who is Eligible and When
    Pursuant to Illinois law, all prison inmates are eligible for parole unless they have accepted a fixed release established by the Prison Review Board. The guidelines for determining eligibility for parole consideration are when a minimum term…
  • Jan 27

    Crime in the City

    Crime in the City
    What is the nature of crime and can it be controlled? From the beginning of time, starting with the story of Cain and Abel, society has been perplexed with crime and its impact on how we interact with each other on a daily basis. Perhaps it…
  • Jan 22

    What is the Difference Between Probation and Parole?

    What is the Difference Between Probation and Parole?
    Probation If you are sentenced to probation, you have been given a sentence with lesser jail time than usual because you may be a first time offender, and a probation time period is attached to the sentence which indicates that any violation…
Rank this Week: 2788

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Jan 29

    SPECIAL DEFENSES FOR ILLINOIS DUI

    SPECIAL DEFENSES FOR ILLINOIS DUI
    Despite what you hear about criminal defendants “getting off on a technicality,” that really doesn’t happen very often. Most appellate courts are reluctant to let an otherwise guilty defendant go free if they can find any…
  • Jan 8

    DO I HAVE TO TAKE A PRELIMINARY BREATH TEST IN ILLINOIS?

    DO I HAVE TO TAKE A PRELIMINARY BREATH TEST IN ILLINOIS?
    If you are stopped for a traffic violation and the officer suspects you of DUI, he or she might ask you to take a preliminary breath test (PBT). Can you refuse? Under Illinois statute, if an officer has a reasonable … Continue reading…
  • Dec 8

    NON-CITIZEN DEFENDANTS, BEWARE! COURTS NEED NOT WARN YOU ABOUT THE IMMIGRATION CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR GUILTY PLEA

    NON-CITIZEN DEFENDANTS, BEWARE! COURTS NEED NOT WARN YOU ABOUT THE IMMIGRATION CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR GUILTY PLEA
    Decades ago, when a non-U.S. citizen was convicted on a charge such as DUI, their lawyer could tell them not to worry about their immigration status. It was highly unlikely that the government would bother to deport you. Those times ……
Rank this Week: 2387

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

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

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • Jan 29

    Your Guide to California’s New Police Law

    Your Guide to California’s New Police Law
    As of late 2015, California has two new laws regarding police shooting cases and police recordings. Both pieces of legislation were passed in light of the civil unrest and attention to police misconduct around the country. Here’s what…
  • Jan 25

    Juvie and Gang Crimes: 8 Signs Your Child May Be in a Gang

    Juvie and Gang Crimes: 8 Signs Your Child May Be in a Gang
    Gang involvement is a serious problem in southern California, and many dangerous gangs operate in and around the Riverside area. These groups indoctrinate children into their organizations, and once you’re in a gang, it’s…
  • Jan 22

    How Social Media Can Weaken Your Defense in a Criminal Case

    How Social Media Can Weaken Your Defense in a Criminal Case
    Some people live out their lives on social media. They post everything that happens to them, from their first coffee in the morning until their fight with a boyfriend or girlfriend at night. Unfortunately, these social interactions can be…
Rank this Week: 2562

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/
  • Jan 28

    Will Bill Cosby Rape Trial Succeed? Part Two of Two

    Will Bill Cosby Rape Trial Succeed? Part Two of Two
    In my previous post on this subject, I wrote of how the only sex crime prosecution to date against Bill Cosby, may be ultimately derailed. The reason has to do with an agreement that the previous Montgomery County District Attorney, Bruce…
  • Jan 16

    Bill Cosby Rape Prosecution May Go South – Part One of Two

    Bill Cosby Rape Prosecution May Go South – Part One of Two
    Up until very recently, it looked as though Bill Cosby’s legal luck had run out; that the celebrity actor was finally going to face prosecution for at least one allegation of rape and sexual assault.  That case stems out of…
  • Dec 20

    Body Cameras for Law Enforcement: Good for Police, Good for Citizen

    Body Cameras for Law Enforcement: Good for Police, Good for Citizen
    There’s been a lot of talk lately, across the country and in Massachusetts also, about whether or not police patrol officers and other law enforcement personnel should wear body cameras.   This debate has been fueled, of…
Rank this Week: 1728

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

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

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Jan 28

    High v. U.S.: Not Every Cross Word Directed at a Cop is Criminal

    High v. U.S.: Not Every Cross Word Directed at a Cop is Criminal
    I tried to argue a while back that, when it comes to D.C.’s statute on Threats to do Bodily Harm, parking enforcement officers should be considered to be particularly immune to threats. After all, they are used to... Read More
  • Jan 26

    A New Perspective on Representing Indigent Criminal Defendant

    A New Perspective on Representing Indigent Criminal Defendant
    Three months into my court-appointed work in D.C., I now have a completely different perspective on representing indigent criminal defendants. It is not the people who make things so difficult. It is the system. At the time I... Read More
  • Jan 23

    The Pros and Cons of Introducing Character Evidence in D.C.

    The Pros and Cons of Introducing Character Evidence in D.C.
    When I started my practice in 2009, I asked an old-timer – somebody who had been practicing in D.C. for over 25 years – how to introduce character evidence in D.C.   I have no idea, he replied. Because... Read More
Rank this Week: 737

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Covers Utah criminal law and criminal defense. By Utah Defenders.

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • Jan 28

    The Requirements of an Administrative Checkpoint

    The Requirements of an Administrative Checkpoint
    An Administrative Checkpoint Must Conform to Statutory Requirements An administrative checkpoint is a court order which allows law enforcement to stop vehicle traffic for specified purposes, always with an aim to find drivers and others who…
  • Sep 21

    What Does “Promptly” Mean Under Rule 1102?

    What Does “Promptly” Mean Under Rule 1102?
    Rule 1102 Allows Reliable Hearsay At Preliminary Hearings At a preliminary hearing the Utah Rules of Evidence allow for the admission of “reliable hearsay,” and further provides a definition of “reliable hearsay.” Part…
  • Aug 27

    Utah Reaffirms Its Liberal Preliminary Hearing Standard

    Utah Reaffirms Its Liberal Preliminary Hearing Standard
    Binding Over a Case at Preliminary Hearing is Easy The preliminary hearing is a “probable cause” hearing that requires the state to put on evidence that would permit the judge to bind over the case for trial, that is, to ……
Rank this Week: 4536

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Jan 28

    New Rules for Motions Before A Court Commissioner

    New Rules for Motions Before A Court Commissioner
    Notice Requirements Have Changed for Commissioner Hearings The rules have changed for motion practice before court commissioners, specifically Rule 101 of the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure. One of the important changes is the previously short…
  • Dec 30

    What is a Criminal Pretrial Protective Order?

    What is a Criminal Pretrial Protective Order?
    Criminal Pretrial Protective Order and Domestic Violence You may have heard of a civil protective order, which permits an individual who has been the victim of violence or threats of violence by a cohabitant to restrain the aggressor from…
  • Nov 18

    Challenging a Criminal Sentence Imposed by a Judge

    Challenging a Criminal Sentence Imposed by a Judge
    Does a Judge Have Unfettered Discretion in Imposing a Criminal Sentence? When a criminal defendant has either plead guilty to a charge or been found guilty by a jury, the next step in the court proceedings is called “sentencing.”…
Rank this Week: 2376

No Papered: A Washington DC DUI…

No Papered: A Washington DC DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Scrofano Law.

http://blog.scrofanolaw.com/
  • Jan 28

    DC DUI Catch-22: Why Sleeping It Off Can Still Lead to an Arrest

    DC DUI Catch-22: Why Sleeping It Off Can Still Lead to an Arrest
    What started out as a mission to satisfy a late-night craving, ended in disaster for one Florida man when a police officer found him sleeping in his car at a Taco Bell drive-thru. As explained in a recent Los Angeles Times article, the driver…
  • Jan 19

    Repairing the Impaired: DC’s Ignition Interlock Device Program

    Repairing the Impaired: DC’s Ignition Interlock Device Program
    As previously discussed, if you are arrested in the District of Columbia for a DUI, the DMV will most likely suspend or revoke your license for a period of 6 months to 2 years depending on various factors. However, the DC DMV offe rs an…
  • Jan 7

    Reinstating Your License After a DC DUI Conviction

    Reinstating Your License After a DC DUI Conviction
    A likely consequence of a DC DUI conviction is the suspension or revocation of your license.  In the District of Columbia, if you are convicted for a DUI, the DMV will automatically initiate procedures against you to either suspend…
Rank this Week: 2802

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

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

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    New Traffic Laws in New Hampshire – What to Expect in 2016

    New Traffic Laws in New Hampshire – What to Expect in 2016
    As of the New Year 2016, NH has a host of new motor vehicle laws. These new laws cover fines or penalties incurred for specific traffic violations, as well as conditions where a New Hampshire driver may be liable for getting cited and…
  • Dec 31

    New Year’s Driving Safety Tips 2016 In New Hampshire

    New Year’s Driving Safety Tips 2016 In New Hampshire
    Drive safely this New Year's Eve. Avoid DUI arrests and car accident's by not drinking and driving. Ring in the New Year safely !
  • Dec 22

    Should You File a Claim After A Slip And Fall Accident in NH

    Should You File a Claim After A Slip And Fall Accident in NH
    Legal claims and lawsuits are serious business. But if you have been injured due to someone else's carelessness, you should consult with an experienced injury attorney right away.
Rank this Week: 2050

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4241

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
Rank this Week: 1380

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Florida Death Penalty

    Florida Death Penalty
    The United States Supreme Court recently found that Florida’s death penalty sentencing process was unconstitutional.  Specifically, the Court found that Florida’s death penalty scheme violated the 6th amendment to the U.S.…
  • Jan 24

    Domestic Violence Arrest Follows Wife’s Gas-Triggered Attack

    Domestic Violence Arrest Follows Wife’s Gas-Triggered Attack
    Last month, a Florida woman was arrested for Domestic Battery when she attached her husband… for passing gas in bed.  According to huffingtonpost.com, a Florida woman was so offended by her husband passing gas during the wee hours…
  • Jan 1

    Self-Incrimination: Crime on Social Media

    Self-Incrimination: Crime on Social Media
    Posting pictures or videos of yourself committing crimes is probably not the wisest thing to do in a country where just about everyone is on social media and can easily view what you post.  Even grannies, people with no real friends, and…
Rank this Week: 899

New Orleans Criminal Defense…

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Focuses on local and national news, Louisiana criminal law and public policy concerning criminal law. By Elizabeth B. Carpenter.

http://www.neworleans-criminal-defense.com/attorney-blog/
  • Jan 25

    Courts Continue to Examine Digital Electronic Privacy Issue

    Courts Continue to Examine Digital Electronic Privacy Issue
    Case Law: Search and Seizure of Digital Electronics In a separate web posting I detailed the ruling and background pertaining to Riley v. California, a 2014 landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision which said that police cannot search the…
  • Dec 2

    U.S. Veterans and the criminal justice system

    U.S. Veterans and the criminal justice system
        New Orleans-area Criminal Courts Trying to Help Troubled Veterans During the recent Veterans Day holiday, like most people in America, I was thinking about the plight of former soldiers. A large number of veterans are plagued by…
  • Nov 23

    SCOTUS Update: Los Angeles v. Patel

    SCOTUS Update: Los Angeles v. Patel
      Supreme Court strikes down Los Angeles law allowing police to examine hotel registries without a warrant Last year I blogged about Los Angeles vs. Patel. In June of this year, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down their decision.  …
Rank this Week: 1318

New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James S. Friedman, LLC.

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2002