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White Collar Fraud

White Collar Fraud

Covers white collar crime, securities fraud, the accounting profession, internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley. By Sam E. Antar.

http://whitecollarfraud.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1217

Questions and Answers About…

Questions and Answers About Arrests, Criminal Procdures and Policies

By the Law Offices of Patituce & Associates, LLC.

http://www.patitucelaw.com/faqs/
  • Apr 14

    Will The Statement I Made To Police Be Used Against Me?

    Will The Statement I Made To Police Be Used Against Me?
    When questioned by police, many people make statements. These statements may be complete confessions, or they may just be a few words, but either way, the police will likely use anything you say against you. You may think you did not say…
  • Apr 14

    What Is Dash Cam Video?

    What Is Dash Cam Video?
    Although it is becoming more common, many people do not realize that many police departments now have cameras in the police cars that record traffic stops. Although these videos do not always capture the entire encounter or may not have…
  • Apr 14

    What Is A Booking Video?

    What Is A Booking Video?
    Although you may not know it, many jails use video cameras in their jail cells and booking areas. If you are arrested and returned to the jail, you may very well be on video. These cameras may capture the paperwork, fingerprinting,…
Rank this Week: 1833

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Fighting for Reduced Restitution in Fort Lauderdale Criminal Case

    Fighting for Reduced Restitution in Fort Lauderdale Criminal Case
    In some Fort Lauderdale felony defense cases, the defendant can be ordered to pay restitution and compensation to any victims who may be involved. In traffic cases, if you are or were an insured driver, depending on your policy, it's possible…
  • Apr 5

    Poor Condition of Vehicle Can be Grounds for Traffic Stop

    Poor Condition of Vehicle Can be Grounds for Traffic Stop
    Historically, courts have given a broad leeway to police officers when it comes to traffic stops, often granting a greater weight to public safety than to the rights of the accused. However, these powers are not limitless. If a police…
  • Mar 27

    Florida SB 1118 Would Impose Stricter Standard for Drug DUI

    Florida SB 1118 Would Impose Stricter Standard for Drug DUI
    Florida voters are on the verge of determining whether marijuana should be legal in this state for medicinal purposes, as so far 21 other states and D.C. have done. It's important to note that such a measure wouldn't make driving while…
Rank this Week: 1934

White Collar Alert

White Collar Alert

Provides news and insight to counsel and legal observers concerning white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, government litigation and regulatory compliance. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://whitecollarblog.mmwr.com
  • Apr 14

    The Quagmire of “Unauthorized Access” Remain

    The Quagmire of “Unauthorized Access” Remain
    This guest post was authored by our colleague Jeremy D. Mishkin, partner and chair of the firm’s Litigation practice. His practice emphasizes complex commercial matters, technology, the Internet and First Amendment/Media Law issues. He…
  • Apr 10

    Crisis Management: Law and PR

    Crisis Management: Law and PR
    As readers of this blog know by now, my colleagues and I were members of the defense team that represented U.S. Army Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair. Our client faced a rare court-martial of a general officer at Fort Bragg, NC ……
  • Mar 20

    Vindication: General Sinclair Sentenced to a Reprimand and $20K Fine

    Vindication: General Sinclair Sentenced to a Reprimand and $20K Fine
    Today marks the end of what The New York Times recently called “a textbook example of justice gone awry.”  Thankfully, justice was not completely absent from the courtroom this morning. During yesterday’s closing…
Rank this Week: 2828

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

Covers the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and its Specially Designated Nationals list. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://ofac-sdn-list-removal.com/
Rank this Week: 27

Tennessee Trial Lawyers Blog

Tennessee Trial Lawyers Blog

Covers trials and litigation and criminal, family and injury law. By Freeman & Fuson.

http://www.tennesseetriallawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Anchor Down: Tennessee Laws On Boating Under the Influence

    Anchor Down: Tennessee Laws On Boating Under the Influence
    With Summer right around the corner there's no doubt many of you will be looking to hit the waterways. With that in mind, it may be a good time to remind everyone of the drinking and boating laws in Tennessee. Boating under the Influence is…
  • Apr 9

    BOLO: Be On the Look Out: Tennessee Highway Patrol Kicks Off Campaign to Enforce Texting While Driving Law

    BOLO: Be On the Look Out: Tennessee Highway Patrol Kicks Off Campaign to Enforce Texting While Driving Law
    On April 3rd the Tennessee Highway Patrol announced a campaign that will take aim at distracted drivers. We have all seen these drivers, and we maybe ones ourselves. This campaign includes placing troopers and local law enforcement in SUVs…
  • Apr 8

    Being Convicted Of Domestic Assault In Tennessee Will Keep You From Owning A Gun

    Being Convicted Of Domestic Assault In Tennessee Will Keep You From Owning A Gun
    Did you know that if you plead guilty even to a misdemeanor domestic assault in Tennessee you will be prohibited from not only owning a gun or other firearm but you cannot be involved in the sale of guns, firearms, and even ammunition? …
Rank this Week: 1730

Missouri Criminal Lawyers Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law and DWI law. Published By Sansone Law, LLC

http://www.missouricriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    5 Reasons a Polygraph Test May Not be Accurate

    5 Reasons a Polygraph Test May Not be Accurate
    First and foremost, never talk to the police until after you have consulted with a criminal defense lawyer.  There is a very good reason the cops must tell you…you have the right to remain SILENT, anything you say can and WILL be…
  • Apr 7

    Legalization Of Weed In Colorado Has Not Eliminated The Black Market

    Legalization Of Weed In Colorado Has Not Eliminated The Black Market
    Many people believe that crime is directly related to the illegal drug trade.  People tend to believe that since drugs in general are illegal that they lead to violent crime as people are are trying to get something in short supply.…
  • Mar 26

    Felony Domestic Assault Case Dismissed

    Felony Domestic Assault Case Dismissed
    A client of our firm was arrested and charged with a felony domestic assault case.  D.H. was out of town for a social function with his wife when he was arrested and charged with a felony domestic assault case.  The husband and wife…
Rank this Week: 3473

Bribery Library Blog

Bribery Library Blog

Cover the UK Bribery Act and its impact on international business. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.briberylibrary.com
  • Apr 14

    Who would be a Regulator?

    Who would be a Regulator?
    It’s no fun being a Regulator.  Either you are criticised for being supine, and allowing the world to go to hell in a handcart because your ‘light touch’ form of regulation has allowed an excessively greedy regulated…
  • Mar 31

    Besso Limited fined by the FCA for anti-bribery systems failing

    Besso Limited fined by the FCA for anti-bribery systems failing
    The FCA recently published its final notice in relation to action it has taken against insurance broker Besso Limited for a failure to take reasonable care to establish and maintain effective systems and controls for countering the risks of…
  • Mar 25

    Excoriating the SFO

    Excoriating the SFO
    The latest misfortune to explode over the heads of the Serious Fraud Office is the collapse, just before Christmas, of its case against Victor Dahdaleh on charges of corruption in connection with aluminium contracts.  Last week a judge…
Rank this Week: 3954

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 21

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, divorce, DUI, criminal defense and general litigation.

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    Pros and Cons of Involving a Lawyer in Your Divorce

    Pros and Cons of Involving a Lawyer in Your Divorce
    Divorce is often a stressful and unhappy experience for both the partners and other members of the family. If not handled properly, financial, legal and emotional consequences of the process can impact the rest of your life. You and your…
  • Mar 15

    Utah Supreme Court Update, Baird v. Baird, March 7, 2014

    Utah Supreme Court Update, Baird v. Baird, March 7, 2014
    INTRODUCTION ​The Utah Supreme Court decided Baird v. Baird on March 7, 2014. In this case, the Court clarified the approach to determining whether a party has suffered “emotional distress” for purposes of obtaining a…
  • Jan 30

    Alimony Case Law Update 01/30/2014, Kidd v. Kidd and Allen v. Allen

    Alimony Case Law Update 01/30/2014, Kidd v. Kidd and Allen v. Allen
    UPDATED January 30, 2014. Alimony Case Law Update 01/30/2014, Kidd v. Kidd and Allen v. Allen Kidd v. Kidd, 2014 Utah App 26 Below is a synopsis of the recent Utah Appellate Court ruling in Kidd v. Kidd.  Although, at a glance the…
Rank this Week: 1980

Norm Pattis Blog

Norm Pattis Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.pattisblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    A Primer on Anarchism

    A Primer on Anarchism
    Anarchism is given a bad rap by folks who rarely take the trouble to understand what they are criticizing. Alexander Berkman's classic text on anarchism, The ABC of Anarchism, is a good place to start in educating the ignoratti. Originally…
  • Apr 12

    Green Haven's Legacy Foreseen

    Green Haven's Legacy Foreseen
                April 16, 2024 – Connecticut lost a town last night, but it did not lose either territory or population. Two suburban entities simply merged into a new, larger, town: New…
  • Apr 11

    No Trial Tax? Get Real, Judge.

    No Trial Tax? Get Real, Judge.
    I was in the chambers of a judge I respect a great deal trying to reach a plea bargain in a complex case the other day. Well before trial, he made an offer of a given period of years in a case involving many alleged victims. After a trial in…
Rank this Week: 1798

Blonde Justice

Blonde Justice

Covers criminal law.

http://blondejustice.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    Self-Care for Public Defender

    Self-Care for Public Defender
    Self-care is a social worker and therapist idea, basically, wherein the practitioner makes an effort to care for himself and his own mental wellbeing as a way of staying healthy and being able to persevere, successfully, in the field. In the…
  • Dec 9

    Why, Yes, I Do

    Why, Yes, I Do
    I went out for drinks for a friend's birthday last weekend, and got to meet a bunch of her friends. I joined the festivities late, so I was a couple of drinks behind the rest of the crowd.Meeting my friend's friend, the first thing he asked…
  • Oct 2

    Jumping Back In, Possibly

    Jumping Back In, Possibly
    Believe it or not, I have applied to be a public defender again. At a new office. In a new city.I had an interview, and it was a little bit weird. I know a lot about being a public defender already, I know what I'm getting myself into, I can…
Rank this Week: 1937

Rhode Island Criminal Defense Blog

Rhode Island Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Rhode Island criminal law and constitutional criminal rights. By Matthew T. Marin.

http://matthewtmarin.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    Can I Expunge My Felony Charge in Rhode Island?

    Can I Expunge My Felony Charge in Rhode Island?
    A question that is frequently asked by potential clients is whether they can expunge a prior felony offense.  While the question may seem straightforward, such a determination can be difficult.  First, your felony charge must be…
  • Apr 12

    Assault Charges Dismissed in the Rhode Island District Court

    Assault Charges Dismissed in the Rhode Island District Court
    We are pleased to report that yesterday morning charges of misdemeanor simple assault and battery pending against a Client were DISMISSED in the Rhode Island District Court.  The Client had been facing a misdemeanor charge of simple…
  • Apr 10

    DUI Charges Dismissed in Rhode Island District Court

    DUI Charges Dismissed in Rhode Island District Court
    Rhode Island DUI charges pending against a Client were dismissed today in the Fourth Division District Court in Wakefield, Rhode Island.  The charge, DUI with blood alcohol content between 0.10 and 0.15, was completely dismissed after…
Rank this Week: 1630

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 12

    Alan Azizollahoff y Édgar Paz Ravines: el difícil camino de su extradición

    Alan Azizollahoff y Édgar Paz Ravines: el difícil camino de su extradición
    Foto:Peru21.Si bien se ha dictado una sentencia condenatoria y se ha dispuesto su búsqueda y captura internacionales, el camino a la extradición de Alan Azizollahoff y Édgar Paz Ravines no será…
  • Apr 1

    Aparición del Blog de la Embajada Suiza en el Perú

    Aparición del Blog de la Embajada Suiza en el Perú
    Comparto este correo remitido por la Agregada Cultural y de Prensa de la Embajada de Suiza. Es una grata noticia difundir los 50 años de la Cooperación Suiza.Con tal motivo comentaremos en estos días las…
  • Mar 25

    Tratado de extradición Perú Corea

    Tratado de extradición Perú Corea
    Las relaciones extradicionales entre la República del Perú y la República de Corea, se rigen por un Tratado de Extradición.Este Tratado de Extradición fue suscrito en Lima, el 05 de diciembre de 2003. El…
Rank this Week: 2036

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3508

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.missouricriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 12

    The Felony DWI- Knowing the Difference and What to do

    The Felony DWI- Knowing the Difference and What to do
    Unlike the run-of-the-mill misdemeanor DWI, a third offense could trigger the filing of a felony DWI which comes replete with serious prison time and the potential for a 10 year or permanent denial of your driving privilege.   And…
  • Apr 10

    The Federal Lawyer- Drug Conspiracy and the Interplay with the Federal Sentencing Guideline

    The Federal Lawyer- Drug Conspiracy and the Interplay with the Federal Sentencing Guideline
    Understanding the complexities of the myriad Federal Sentencing Guidelines as they relate to federal drug crimes is critical to effective legal representation.  The Guidelines and their corresponding federal drug statutes continue to…
  • Mar 17

    The Federal Lawyer- White Collar Crimes- Embezzlement, Fraud

    The Federal Lawyer- White Collar Crimes- Embezzlement, Fraud
    Lately, there has been an influx in the prosecution of white collar offenses, including Embezzlement and Fraud in a litany of contexts, including Securities Fraud, Mortgage and Insurance Fraud and Medicare/Medicaid Fraud.  Such Federal…
Rank this Week: 2714

Massachusetts DUI Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers OUI and DUI news and updates for the state of Massachusetts. Published by Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettsduilawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 12

    No Increase in OUI Drug Cases in Massachusetts After New Marijuana Law

    No Increase in OUI Drug Cases in Massachusetts After New Marijuana Law
    With the decriminalization of under an ounce of marijuana one would expect to see an increase in the number of OUI drugs cases charged in Massachusetts. Right? After all, now everybody in Massachusetts thinks smoking marijuana is legal. The…
  • Apr 1

    Will Massachusetts See Smartphone Apps for Drunk Driving?

    Will Massachusetts See Smartphone Apps for Drunk Driving?
    Imagine this.  You get pulled over for drunk driving or OUI in Massachusetts.  You have been drinking.  You want to know what to do.  So you pull out your smartphone and pull up your favorite operating while impaired…
  • Mar 18

    How To Defend An OUI Second When You Know The Cop Is Lying

    How To Defend An OUI Second When You Know The Cop Is Lying
    Just the other day I got a call from someone looking for an OUI lawyer.  The man was extremely upset.  He told me that the night before he was arrested for a second offense drunk driving.  I asked him what happened and he…
Rank this Week: 1289

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 12

    Melrose Man Violates Probation With Drug Dealing Activity

    Melrose Man Violates Probation With Drug Dealing Activity
    A Melrose man recently found himself arrested and inviolation of his probation when he was caught drug dealing by Lawrence police. The Lawrence Eagle Tribune reports that Mohamed Soltani had previously been prosecuted in Boston for drug…
  • Apr 2

    Massachusetts Strictly Enforces Drunk Driving and Melanie’s Law

    Massachusetts Strictly Enforces Drunk Driving and Melanie’s Law
    The Lawrence Eagle Tribune recently reported that an American Revolution memorial honoring the Methuen men who fought in the Revolutionary War was struck and damaged by a drunk driver. A Haverhill man was allegedly drunk at the time of the…
  • Feb 12

    Massachusetts 258E Restraining Order Attorney Wins Case In Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

    Massachusetts 258E Restraining Order Attorney Wins Case In Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
    Massachusetts Restraining Order Attorney Kathleen M. McCarthy successfully vacates Harassment Prevention Order [258E Order] in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Courtt. The plaintiff and the defendant were former roommates. The defendant…
Rank this Week: 912

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

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

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

    Rare appeals court victory for DUI offender

    Rare appeals court victory for DUI offender
    A vast majority of cases charging driving under the influence, or DUI, end up with a plea to a DUI conviction, court supervision, a reduced charge such as reckless driving or a dismissal.  There is a common misconception that hiring a…
  • Apr 4

    How a driving crash that’s not the driver’s fault can turn into a felony charge against the driver

    How a driving crash that’s not the driver’s fault can turn into a felony charge against the driver
    A recent report refers to a driver who was involved in a fatal crash where he was allegedly drunk but was not at fault and still charged with a felony.  This can make sense only with an understanding of Illinois DUI law.…
  • Mar 28

    Illinois Senate Bill 2953 seeks to modify marijuana DUI law

    Illinois Senate Bill 2953 seeks to modify marijuana DUI law
    In Illinois, DUI means Driving Under the Influence.  For instance, under 625 ILCS 5/11-501, it is illegal to drive under the influence of alcohol. It is illegal to drive under the influence of any illegal drug, including marijuana.…
Rank this Week: 4962

Southern California Criminal…

Southern California Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Justice Firm.

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

    California Crimes: Misdemeanors, Felonies, and ‘Wobblers’ – Understanding the Difference

    California Crimes: Misdemeanors, Felonies, and ‘Wobblers’ – Understanding the Difference
    As seasoned Los Angeles criminal defense attorneys, we understand that many people do not really know the difference between a misdemeanor and felony offense.  In California, there are also criminal offenses that are classified as…
  • Mar 27

    After 32 Years in Prison, Judge Orders Release of 74-year-old Los Angeles Woman Convicted of 1981 Murder

    After 32 Years in Prison, Judge Orders Release of 74-year-old Los Angeles Woman Convicted of 1981 Murder
    Mary Virginia Jones, a 74-year-old Los Angeles woman who has been incarcerated for 32 years in connection with a 1981 murder, was scheduled to be released from prison on March 25, according to a news article at CBS Los Angeles.  A judge…
  • Mar 20

    Obstruction of Justice Charges in California

    Obstruction of Justice Charges in California
    In California as in every state, the judicial system’s integrity hinges on honest actions by participants, without fear of reprisals; when a participant does not act honestly, he or she may be charged with obstruction of justice. …
Rank this Week: 2796

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

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

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Apr 11

    Law Office of W.F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.

    Law Office of W.F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.
    Criminal Defense Attorney reviews."Casey's strong arguments during the hearing made all the difference ..."Written by: Google+W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary, Jr.4.9 / 5 starsLaw Office of W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary, Jr.Casey is a Criminal lawyer and DUI…
  • Apr 9

    Pinellas Drug Court Avoid Prison

    Pinellas Drug Court Avoid Prison
    Pinellas Drug CourtPinellas County Drug Court Defense Attorney and former prosecutor is frequently asked several questions. Drug Court is an 18 month supervision program with Department of Corrections / Drug Pre-Trial Intervention. This is…
  • Mar 10

    Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card - Chapter 893 Statute if Florida Legalizes Medical Marijuana? - Part 13

    Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card - Chapter 893 Statute if Florida Legalizes Medical Marijuana? - Part 13
    Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card?Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card?Under current Florida Drug Laws: Florida Statute 893.13.6(b) If law enforcement confronts a citizen for…
Rank this Week: 1748

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Apr 11

    The Right to Obtain Blood Samples for DUI Charge

    The Right to Obtain Blood Samples for DUI Charge
    The driver of a vehicle is involved in an automobile crash in Palm Beach County, FL. The driver is injured, but no one else was involved in the accident. An alert motorist calls 911 to report the accident and requests medical care to the…
  • Apr 8

    Florida Trend Shows Misuse of Contempt Charge

    Florida Trend Shows Misuse of Contempt Charge
    In Florida, trial judges use “contempt” proceedings when they feel aggrieved. The contempt proceeding, when used by wayward judges, shocks the conscience of the local bar association, the local citizens, and even the local…
  • Apr 7

    Andrew Stine Wins Dismissal of Felony Charge

    Andrew Stine Wins Dismissal of Felony Charge
    Today in Palm Beach Circuit Felony Court, Criminal Defense Attorney, Andrew D. Stine, of West Palm Beach, FL successfully got Mr. Alberto Felipe’s felony case dismissed. Mr. Felipe made world news for biting off his neighbor’s ear…
Rank this Week: 850

Kansas Defenders

Kansas Defenders

Forum for discussion about issues and appellate decisions of interest to Kansas defenders.

http://kansasdefenders.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 11

    Hard-50 statute ruled unconstitutional under Alleyne

    Hard-50 statute ruled unconstitutional under Alleyne
    In State v. Soto, No. 106,306 (Kan. 2014), the KSC today ruled that Kansas' statutory procedure for imposing a hard-50 sentence as provided in K.S.A. 21-4635 violates the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution as described in Alleyne v.…
  • Feb 22

    A View from the Trenche

    A View from the Trenche
    After handling criminal defense appeals for the last several years, I recently transferred to a public defender office.  This move will involve being at the courthouse on a daily basis.  Naturally, that…
  • Dec 26

    Exoneration through persistence

    Exoneration through persistence
    Here is an article on a recent win by Michael Whalen.  Mr. Swenson was convicted of attempted second-degree murder in Sedgwick County in June 2000.  After a long, long procedural history, in February 2010, the Court of Appeals…
Rank this Week: 1324

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.criminaldefenseattorneykg.com/blog/
  • Apr 11

    Consenting to a Search – No Warrant Needed

    Consenting to a Search – No Warrant Needed
    If you have a roommate or live with someone, do not get on their bad side – at least according to the United States Supreme Court in a recent ruling. In the last term, the Court handed down the decision of Fernandez v. California. In…
  • Feb 22

    Shoplifting – A Jury Eligible Offense

    Shoplifting – A Jury Eligible Offense
    Most people have a pretty good idea of what constitutes shoplifting – you go into a store and take items without paying for them.  Pretty simple, right?  Besides simply taking items, there are a few other ways that an…
  • Feb 1

    Domestic Violence – Generally Not an Individual Charge

    Domestic Violence – Generally Not an Individual Charge
    It seems like at least once a day that I get a phone call from somebody telling me they have been charged with domestic violence which leads to a story about how no violence was involved so it there is no way that the charge is the…
Rank this Week: 3842

Phillips & Skidmore Blog

Phillips & Skidmore Blog

Covers criminal defense law in and around the Ogden, UT area.

http://www.ogden-attorney.com/blog/
  • Apr 11

    Eric Millerberg Sentenced to Life in Prison in Death of Utah Teen

    Eric Millerberg Sentenced to Life in Prison in Death of Utah Teen
    A trial by a jury of peers is the right of every U.S. citizen accused of a crime. Regardless of the media’s desire to pass instant verdicts and review ‘evidence,’ no one can take away that right. The case against Eric…
  • Apr 3

    Do Colorado Plates Increase Your Risk of Being Stopped for Marijuana?

    Do Colorado Plates Increase Your Risk of Being Stopped for Marijuana?
    It takes about nine hours to drive the 540 miles from Ogden, Utah to Denver, Colorado.  In five hours, you can arrive at neighboring Colorado’s western border; and for those along Utah’s eastern border, Colorado is just a…
  • Mar 20

    Domestic Violence in Utah is Growing Out of Control

    Domestic Violence in Utah is Growing Out of Control
    Utah is hailed by hikers, hunters, and fishermen for its natural beauty.  For the rest of us, the Beehive State is associated primarily with Mormonism, strict alcohol laws, and the famous friendliness of Midwesterners.  In either…
Rank this Week: 2741

O'Connor Law Blog

O'Connor Law Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal defense.

http://www.ockclaw.com/blog
  • Apr 10

    Why Consult With a Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyer?

    Why Consult With a Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyer?
    A Kansas City personal injury lawyer knows how to get the full damages his or her client deserves for costs related to injuries.  Many people assume that if successful, they will be awarded compensation for medical costs, however there…
  • Apr 4

    Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyers Protect the Rights of Slip and Fall Accident Victim

    Kansas City Personal Injury Lawyers Protect the Rights of Slip and Fall Accident Victim
    Kansas City personal injury lawyers not only represent clients injured in car accidents, but other types of negligent accidents as well – including slip and fall.  These types of accidents are fairly common, and usually caused by…
  • Mar 31

    Is There Really Any Reason to Hire a Kansas City DUI Lawyer?

    Is There Really Any Reason to Hire a Kansas City DUI Lawyer?
    Being arrested for driving under the influence is stressful; if it is your first offense, you have no idea of the consequences you may be facing.  In truth, most people do not realize how serious a criminal offense DUI really is. This is…
Rank this Week: 4790

New York Criminal Defense Attorney…

New York Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and criminal law news. By The Law Office of Mark A. Siesel, Esq.

http://www.newyorkcriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 10

    New York Drivers Beware—Operation Hang-Up Starts This Week

    New York Drivers Beware—Operation Hang-Up Starts This Week
    For drivers in New York State beginning today, April 10, 2014, be careful if you are a hand held cell phone user on the highways and local streets. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the start of “Operation Hang Up”, by which…
  • Apr 7

    Distracted Driving Statistic

    Distracted Driving Statistic
    There are various types of distractions which can lead to a distracted driving accident, and traffic charges which could result in the loss of driving privileges. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the…
  • Feb 4

    Texting While Driving Tickets Skyrocket In 2013

    Texting While Driving Tickets Skyrocket In 2013
    2013 saw a huge increase in texting while driving tickets in New York State. There has been a contemporaneous increase in enforcement and the penalties for this traffic infraction since the law was first instituted in 2009. This past year,…
Rank this Week: 931

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Answers questions regarding New York criminal charges and criminal procedures.

http://www.jpdefense.com/new-york-criminal-defense/
  • Apr 10

    What Happens If I’m Caught Receiving Marijuana Through The Mail?

    What Happens If I’m Caught Receiving Marijuana Through The Mail?
    Now that two states have legalized marijuana and many more allow various approaches to Medical Marijuana, you may feel like it’s pretty safe to ask a friend in Denver or Seattle to mail you some pot. This is a big mistake. Whether you…
  • Apr 10

    How Does New York Detect Medicaid Fraud Among Health Care Providers?

    How Does New York Detect Medicaid Fraud Among Health Care Providers?
    New York’s Office of the Medicaid Inspector General is one of the country’s most successful Medicaid fraud investigation agencies, and has recovered well over $1B in fraudulent billings over the last few years. Medicaid fraud is…
  • Mar 29

    What’s The Penalty For Criminal Possession of a Firearm in New York?

    What’s The Penalty For Criminal Possession of a Firearm in New York?
    After the Sandy Hook shootings in 2012, New York’s lawmakers took steps designed to minimize the risk of similar incidents here. One of the changes that followed that tragic incident was to boost the penalty of carrying an unlicensed or…
Rank this Week: 1726

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, DWI, and police misconduct. By Christian Souza.

http://www.dallascriminalappealslawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 10

    CORTE DE APELACIONES CRIMINALES DICE QUE JUICIO FUE PERMITIDO SIN TRADUCCIÓN DE IDIOMAS

    CORTE DE APELACIONES CRIMINALES DICE QUE JUICIO FUE PERMITIDO SIN TRADUCCIÓN DE IDIOMAS
    En un caso decidido esta semana, la Corte de Apelaciones Penal de Texas en Austin sostenido que un hablante nativo de español, que no entendía Inglés no podía tener otro juicio, debido a que el tribunal de primera…
  • Apr 10

    COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS HOLDS TRIAL WAS PERMISSIBLE WITHOUT LANGUAGE TRANSLATION

    COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS HOLDS TRIAL WAS PERMISSIBLE WITHOUT LANGUAGE TRANSLATION
    In a case decided this week, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in Austin held that a native Spanish speaker who did not understand English could not have another trial, because the trial court "affirmatively reflected" that the defendant…
  • Mar 1

    RESULTADOS JUDICIALES QUE DEBEN REVISAR CONFESIÓN EN DOS PARTES

    RESULTADOS JUDICIALES QUE DEBEN REVISAR CONFESIÓN EN DOS PARTES
    En octubre de 2013 , el Tribunal de Apelaciones en lo Penal de Texas consideró la Quinta Enmienda y el privilegio de un acusado a no autoincriminarse en el contexto de la aplicación de la ley rompiendo un interrogatorio en dos…
Rank this Week: 3489

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense issues in sex crimes cases. By Law Office of Timothy L. Healy.

http://www.tacomacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 10

    Technology Makes it Easier for Prosecutors to Make Their Case

    Technology Makes it Easier for Prosecutors to Make Their Case
    For as long as there have been schools, there have probably always been at least a few teacher-student relationships that were inappropriate, if not illegal. However, the degree to which those relationships could thrive - and be noticed, or…
  • Apr 3

    United States v. Castleman - Minor Domestic Violence Offenses Bar Gun Possession Right

    United States v. Castleman - Minor Domestic Violence Offenses Bar Gun Possession Right
    A conviction following a Tacoma domestic violence arrest can have consequences that reverberate far beyond the immediate penalties. Not only could it be detrimental to the defendant in matters of child custody, applications for employment and…
  • Mar 26

    Successful Removal from Washington State Sex Offender Registry

    Successful Removal from Washington State Sex Offender Registry
    There is a common misconception that once you are designated a sex offender - that's it. You are a sex offender for life. This isn't true in all cases. The process will be different depending on the type of crime you committed and whether…
Rank this Week: 3712

Essex County NJ Criminal Attorney

Essex County NJ Criminal Attorney

Covers criminal and traffic offenses in New Jersey. By Todd Palumbo.

http://essexcountynjcriminalattorneys.wordpress.com
  • Apr 10

    State Legislature Pushing Ignition Interlock instead of License Suspension for DWI

    State Legislature Pushing Ignition Interlock instead of License Suspension for DWI
    In New Jersey, ignition Interlock is only mandatory under certain provisions of the DWI statute. New proposed legislation would make it mandatory for all offenses and replace license suspensions. Continue reading →
  • Mar 26

    Teachers in New Jersey and Criminal Charge

    Teachers in New Jersey and Criminal Charge
    Teacher and Educators in New Jersey are not immune to criminal charges. But when arrested, teacher face penalties that many others in different professions do not. Loss of employment and prohibition against future hiring are just the start. …
  • Jan 31

    Shoplifting Charge Dismissed in Somerset County Municipal Court

    Shoplifting Charge Dismissed in Somerset County Municipal Court
    Somerset County shoplifting attorney beats charges in a local municipal court for nurse facing suspension and non-citizen facing the possibility of deportation. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 4324

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 10

    ANOTHER ASSAULT & BATTERY CHARGE AVOIDED

    ANOTHER ASSAULT & BATTERY CHARGE AVOIDED
    On Friday, December 13, 2013, DL, a 44 year old truck driver from Dracut was delivering a load of crushed stone to a construction site in Andover. DL and the foreman at the construction site got into a heated argument about where the crushed…
  • Apr 9

    9 YEAR OLD WARRANT CANCELLED

    9 YEAR OLD WARRANT CANCELLED
    Back in 2005 PT, then age 31, kited checks at a local bank in Holyoke, MA and ended up owing the bank $1,100.00. Check kiting is illegal and when he refused to pay the bank the $1,100.00 a criminal complaint for Larceny by Check Over $250 was…
  • Apr 9

    ANOTHER DUI NOT GUILTY

    ANOTHER DUI NOT GUILTY
    At about 2:00 AM on February 4, 2014 the Andover police noticed a car parked on a street near downtown Andover. The car was running and the lights were on. MG, a 41 year old man from North Andover was alone in the car, in the front seat,…
Rank this Week: 1502

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Apr 10

    April Fredericksburg Business Forum Event: How to Write and Publish a Book!

    April Fredericksburg Business Forum Event: How to Write and Publish a Book!
    Who: If you are a business owner, business development professional, or just interested in what it takes to write and publish a book, this event is for you! What: I have written two books which have generated substantial returns for my…
  • Apr 8

    The Police Are Scanning You

    The Police Are Scanning You
    Have you seen those police cars with huge cameras on the trunk? They’re scanning your license plates. These automated license plate readers have been a fairly hot topic in Virginia for the past couple of years. The Attorney General even…
  • Apr 4

    Is Your Lawyer Waiving Your Rights?!

    Is Your Lawyer Waiving Your Rights?!
    If you’re charged with a crime in Virginia, you have the right to confront the witnesses against you. If there’s a scientific certificate of analysis at issue in the case, your confrontation right includes the people who actually…
Rank this Week: 579

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 10

    Mountlake Terrace Police Commander Arrested for Drunk Driving

    Mountlake Terrace Police Commander Arrested for Drunk Driving
    Earlier this year, on February 1st, a commander from the Mountlake Terrace police department was arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI). Around 1:30 am that morning, troopers from the Washington State Patrol pulled over…
  • Apr 7

    Too Many Cases, Not Enough Time in King County Court

    Too Many Cases, Not Enough Time in King County Court
    One of the most important rights individuals accused of a crime possess is the right to due process. In King County, however, justice and speedy trials are being compromised by an overburdened court system. For many throughout the local and…
  • Feb 27

    Investigators Baffled By Bellevue DUI Accident With No Serious Injurie

    Investigators Baffled By Bellevue DUI Accident With No Serious Injurie
    A possible double DUI accident that occurred early Thursday morning – February 27 – has left local authorities and investigators baffled by the lack of serious injuries. According to officials from the Bellevue Police Department,…
Rank this Week: 3576

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/
  • Apr 10

    Follow Up to The Proposed Open Carry Firearms Law

    Follow Up to The Proposed Open Carry Firearms Law
    Here is a follow up to yesterday's post on the proposed law to allow open carry of firearms in Tennessee. Currently, T.C.A 39-17-1307 makes it illegal to carry a handgun at a place open to the public where one or more persons are…
  • Apr 9

    The Dumbest Law Ever

    The Dumbest Law Ever
    Senator Mae Beavers led the passage for one of the dumbest laws ever passed by the Tennessee Senate. The Open Carry Firearms Freedom Act  would allow a person to openly carry a firearm around the streets of Tennessee . No more of…
  • Apr 7

    What Does a District Attorney General Do ?

    What Does a District Attorney General Do ?
    In Davidson County and Rutherford County , there are contested elections for the office of District Attorney. Some voters just have a vague notion of what the duties are of the District Attorney. I have a confession to make, even…
Rank this Week: 4990

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: 1208

Federal Prison Blog

Federal Prison Blog

Covers criminal law. By Frost Bussert LLC.

http://www.federalprisonblog.com/
  • Apr 10

    The Return of Spanish-Speaking RDAP

    The Return of Spanish-Speaking RDAP
    As I’ve previously written, not long after publicly acknowledging in 2008 that it was, for the first time, “unable to meet its mandate to provide treatment for all inmates who volunteer for and are qualified for treatment…
  • Apr 10

    Oh, the Places You’ll Go

    Oh, the Places You’ll Go
    Graduation season is approaching, which means a lot of young people will be receiving copies of Dr. Seuss’s Oh, the Places You’ll Go! While flying to Terre Haute earlier this week, I starting thinking about the prisons and jails…
  • Mar 27

    What To Take From The Attorney General’s Announced Halfway House Policy Change

    What To Take From The Attorney General’s Announced Halfway House Policy Change
    On Monday, via a video message posted on the Department of Justice’s Web site, Attorney General Holder announced changes to the Bureau of Prisons’ halfway house practices. As set forth in the accompanying press release: Among the…
Rank this Week: 2534

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Covers decisions and opinions by The Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and The Supreme Court of the United States regarding DUI law, Search and Seizure, and arrest procedures. By George C. Creal Jr.

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
Rank this Week: 3742

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: 656

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

By Urbelis Law, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsduilawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 10

    Massachusetts Man Wrongly Accused

    Massachusetts Man Wrongly Accused
    Yesterday, Ross Currier, a Boston man, was cleared of sexual assault charges in the North End. Suffolk County prosecutors entered a nolle prosequi, which resulted in the termination of the charges of assault and battery, which carries a…
  • Mar 17

    Massachusetts lets Peeping Tom Peep

    Massachusetts lets Peeping Tom Peep
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently ruled that a law used to charge an Andover man, Michael Robertson, with taking up-skirt photos of women in 2010 did not apply in the case because the women did not have any expectation of…
  • Mar 12

    Arrest made in North End Sexual Assault Case- Identification Questionable

    Arrest made in North End Sexual Assault Case- Identification Questionable
    After last year's string of sexual assaults in the north end, women living in Boston's historic Italian neighborhood had a reason to become weary again last month. A woman was attacked around 1 am when entering the foyer of her Unity Street…
Rank this Week: 4592

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 10

    Help for Arrested Tourists in Daytona Beach

    Help for Arrested Tourists in Daytona Beach
    Florida is one of the world's greatest tourist draws, attracting some 89.3 million visitors in 2012. Roughly 600,000 flock to Daytona Beach just for Bike Week. Sometimes though, vacations wind up being less than idyllic. Many Florida…
  • Apr 4

    Criminal Expungement in Florida an Option for Former Defendant

    Criminal Expungement in Florida an Option for Former Defendant
    A criminal arrest can reverberate through so many areas of a person's life. A lapse of judgement in one's late teens or early 20s can hinder educational and occupational opportunities for many years thereafter. One way that our Daytona Beach…
  • Mar 22

    Daytona Beach Criminal Defense Attorneys Rarely Advise Talking to Police

    Daytona Beach Criminal Defense Attorneys Rarely Advise Talking to Police
    Anyone who has ever watched a crime show on television is probably familiar with "Miranda Rights." That is, a criminal defendant must be made aware that he or she has the right to remain silent, the right to speak to an attorney and the right…
Rank this Week: 3467

Lori Levin Blog

Lori Levin Blog

Covers Illinois criminal justice, juvenile justice, guardianship and mental health law issues.

http://www.lorilevinlaw.com/blog.html
  • Apr 10

    Successe

    Successe
         I am pleased to announce that this is another week of success stories. Today, I received a final administrative decision determining that the Department of Children and Family Services' indicated finding of abuse…
  • Apr 3

    Mentoring

    Mentoring
         Mentoring, both formally and informally, has always been an important component of the legal profession.  Good legal skills cannot be learned merely by attending law school. During my long career, I have been…
  • Mar 31

    The Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act

    The Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act
           Over ten years ago, the Illinois legislature enacted the Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act, 325 ILCS 2 et. al., to allow distressed parents of an infant the ability to safely relinquish a newborn…
Rank this Week: 3625

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 10

    Late Discovery of Impeachment Evidence in Maryland

    Late Discovery of Impeachment Evidence in Maryland
    What happens when a criminal defendant learns that an expert who testified against him does not have the credentials he claimed to have at trial? In an interesting recent case a defendant discovered that a ballistics expert had…
  • Apr 3

    Negligent Homicide in Maryland

    Negligent Homicide in Maryland
    In a recent case a Maryland appellate court considered a case in which a defendant was convicted of criminally negligent manslaughter, reckless driving and more. The defendant was a commercial tractor-trailer driver who got lost on the…
  • Mar 27

    Consent to Search for Evidence in Maryland

    Consent to Search for Evidence in Maryland
    In a recent appellate case a defendant charged with a double murder challenged the evidence used against him on the grounds that it had been obtained through tainted consent. The police learned of the murders when a friend of Seth Aidoo…
Rank this Week: 2489

TRACE Blog

TRACE Blog

Covers anti-bribery compliance.

http://traceblog.org/
  • Apr 10

    Reflections on TRACE’s Global Enforcement Report 2013: The Butterfly Effect

    Reflections on TRACE’s Global Enforcement Report 2013: The Butterfly Effect
    While the U.S. remains the leader in formal foreign bribery actions, defined as cross-border enforcement actions by government agencies that have resulted in formal charges or official declinations, other countries are certainly taking steps…
  • Apr 1

    TRACE Poll: March’s Biggest Compliance Story

    TRACE Poll: March’s Biggest Compliance Story
    Vote for what you think is this month’s top compliance story. U.S. government freezes stolen assets of former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha- A civil forfeiture complaint was unsealed this month indicating that the U.S. Department of…
  • Mar 7

    Guest Post: Five Questions that Can Keep Your Monitor From Running Away

    Guest Post: Five Questions that Can Keep Your Monitor From Running Away
    Today’s guest blog post is written by Ms. Kathleen Hamann. Ms. Hamann, a partner at White & Case LLP in Washington, DC, was previously a Trial Attorney in the FCPA Unit at the Department of Justice, where she selected and oversaw a…
Rank this Week: 2648

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 10

    Television Theft Takes Years To Uncover

    Television Theft Takes Years To Uncover
    Attorney J. Bradley Smith answering the question: “The person that called the police doesn’t want to press charges.”   Usually, you’d expect that if someone had $500,000 worth of electronics stolen from them…
  • Apr 8

    North Carolina Man Arrested After Drunk Driving Stop Turns Violent

    North Carolina Man Arrested After Drunk Driving Stop Turns Violent
    Attorney J. Bradley Smith answering the question: “What happens if I am convicted of a DUI or DWI in North Carolina?”   One drunk driver from Lincoln County, North Carolina is facing some serious criminal charges this week…
  • Apr 3

    North Carolina Bank Robber On the Loose

    North Carolina Bank Robber On the Loose
    Attorney J. Bradley Smith answering the question: “What are the long term effects of being convicted of a crime?”   Police say that a man with a thick Boston accent robbed a bank in Lincolnton, North Carolina this week before…
Rank this Week: 1383