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Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Law Office of James Alston.

http://houstoncrimedefense.com/blog
  • Apr 15

    What Are the Penalties for Prostitution?

    What Are the Penalties for Prostitution?
    In Texas, prostitution is a crime that involves the exchange of payment for sexual services. The law covers the act of engaging in sexual contact for payment as well as offering to engage in such acts in return for payment. Any such activity…
  • Oct 29

    Arrested for DWI: Here Are the Penaltie

    Arrested for DWI: Here Are the Penaltie
    With alcohol-related highway crashes racking up faster than one per hour according to statistics from the Department of Transportation, it’s not surprising that our justice system is very harsh on anyone convicted of driving while…
  • Oct 22

    Appropriate Corporate Behavior: Don’t Get Busted for Sexual Harassment

    Appropriate Corporate Behavior: Don’t Get Busted for Sexual Harassment
    At one time, “chatting up” an attractive colleague or client at the water cooler was considered just part of the normal workday. That’s no longer the case, and such behavior is no longer considered appropriate in the…
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Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Apr 15

    Best Defenses for a Sex Crime

    Best Defenses for a Sex Crime
    Prosecutors tend to be under tremendous pressure from victim’s advocacy groups and the public at large to “make sex offenders pay.” That doesn’t mean sex crimes can’t be defended, as the burden of proof is always…
  • Apr 8

    Do You Know the Texas Consent Laws? Get the Facts before It’s Too Late

    Do You Know the Texas Consent Laws? Get the Facts before It’s Too Late
    A number of acts may be charged as crimes if there is a lack of consent. Consent is defined in Section 1.07 (11) of the Texas Penal Code as being “assent in fact, whether express or apparent.” This means an individual must agree…
  • Apr 1

    Sex Crimes: What Happens to Habitual Offenders in Texas?

    Sex Crimes: What Happens to Habitual Offenders in Texas?
    Texas has a reputation for being a state that enacts legal justice swiftly and thoroughly. This propensity to act decisively against criminals comes to light when the courts hand down maximum sentences against habitual offenders. Repeat…
Rank this Week: 2374

Criminal Law Blog & News

Criminal Law Blog & News

Covers Florida criminal law, crime history and weird crime news. By DeThomasis & Buchanan, PA.

http://reasonabledoubt.org/index.php/criminallawblog
Rank this Week: 3526

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, information technology and news for law librarians. By David Badertscher.

http://www.criminallawlibraryblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Mar 26

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look
    The people at The Jury Expert are excited about moving to a new platrorm, Wordpress, where they can incorporate a new look and possibly some new features as well. Below is their e-mail announcing the change and providing links so you can see…
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Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Covers Illinois criminal, DUI and traffic law. By Gainor and Gosch, PC.

http://www.criminallawyerillinois.com
  • Mar 28

    New Illinois law makes speeding 26 mph over the limit a crime

    New Illinois law makes speeding 26 mph over the limit a crime
    Illinois tollway drivers are finding out that state laws on speeding aren’t what they used to be. Drivers used to have to worry about misdemeanor charges only when speeding more than 30 MPH over the limit. But under a new law in 2014, a…
  • Oct 23

    New Illinois law bans mugshot web sites while Google removes them from search

    New Illinois law bans mugshot web sites while Google removes them from search
    People make mistakes… That’s just life, right? But things are different in today’s world, because social media like Facebook and Twitter are available to document people’s mistakes forever. In an instant, arrest…
  • Oct 23

    New Illinois law bans internet sites from posting mugshots while Google also removes them from web

    New Illinois law bans internet sites from posting mugshots while Google also removes them from web
    People make mistakes… Same as it always was, and will be. Right? But things are different in today’s world, because social media like Facebook and Twitter are available to document people’s mistakes forever. In an instant,…
Rank this Week: 4725

Criminal Wire Fraud Blog

Criminal Wire Fraud Blog

Focused on mail and wire fraud information. By Parkman & White, LLC.

http://www.federalwirefraud.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2856

CrimLaw

CrimLaw

Covers the theory and reality of criminal law from a practitioner's viewpoint. By Ken Lammers.

http://crimlaw.blogspot.com
  • Nov 28

    November Novel: Chapter 10

    November Novel: Chapter 10
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  • Nov 28

    November Novel: Chapter 10

    November Novel: Chapter 10
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  • Nov 27

    November Novel: Chapter 9

    November Novel: Chapter 9
    [Chapter 1] . . . [Chapter 2] . . . [Chapter 3] . . . [Chapter 4] . . . [Chapter 5] . . . [Chapter 6] . . . [Chapter 7] . . . [Chapter 8]Yusif watched his boss leaving the courthouse at a clip. The man had barely stood still long…
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CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Apr 18

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument
    Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: Monday Johnson v. U.S.: Whether mere possession of a short-barreled shotgun should be treated as a violent felony under the Armed Career Criminal Act. Tuesday McFadden v. U.S.:…
  • Apr 17

    Katz on Judicial Patriarchy and Domestic Violence

    Katz on Judicial Patriarchy and Domestic Violence
    Elizabeth Katz (Harvard University - Department of History) has posted Judicial Patriarchy and Domestic Violence: A Challenge to the Conventional Family Privacy Narrative (William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 21, No. 2,…
  • Apr 17

    McLeod on Death Row

    McLeod on Death Row
    Marah Stith McLeod has posted Does the Death Penalty Require Death Row? The Harm of Legislative Silence (Ohio State Law Journal, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article exposes two flawed assumptions about death row in…
Rank this Week: 80

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Bankruptcy, Social Media and "Property of the Estate"

    Bankruptcy, Social Media and "Property of the Estate"
    This post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of Texasin which the court analyzes a novel issue of law.  In re: CTLI, LLC, 2015 WL 1588085. The judge began his opinion by explaining that this…
  • Apr 15

    The DDoS Attack, the Credit Card Data and Employer Notification

    The DDoS Attack, the Credit Card Data and Employer Notification
    In 2010, police officers discovered David Rezendes sitting behind the wheel of a parked car in Larimer County, Colorado. Rezendes admitted he had been drinking and he was charged with driving while ability impaired. Although Rezendes entered…
  • Apr 13

    Ectodermal Displasia, the Basketball Player and Invasion of Privacy

    Ectodermal Displasia, the Basketball Player and Invasion of Privacy
    This post examines an opinion recently issued by a U.S. District Court Judge who sits in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern of Michigan.  Binion v. O’Neal, 2015 WL 1505673 (2015).  He begins the opinion by explaining that…
Rank this Week: 630

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Orange County Technology Expert Charged in 33 Counts of Cybersex

    Orange County Technology Expert Charged in 33 Counts of Cybersex
    Recent arrest reports suggest that Qayed Murtaza Shareef, the 39-year-old CEO of a Southern California digital advertising company, solicited two Virginia boys, aged nine and 10, to take explicit videos of themselves. Per the allegations,…
  • Apr 13

    First Amendment Impacts Cybercrime Laws in Texa

    First Amendment Impacts Cybercrime Laws in Texa
    Glen Timberlake, a 27-year-old from Austin, drove all the way from central Texas to rural Michigan to meet a girl he met online two years ago while playing Minecraft. Police took him into custody when the girl's mother recognized him outside…
  • Apr 8

    5 Arrested in Colorado Child Prostitution Case

    5 Arrested in Colorado Child Prostitution Case
    Five men ranging from the age of 19 to 57 were taken into custody by Weld County officials, part of a multi-agency sting operation coordinated by the Department of Homeland Security. Posing as the mother of two girls, aged 11 and 14, an…
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Cybercrime Review

Cybercrime Review

Explores new technology, recent legal developments, and interesting arguments at the intersection of computers and the law. By Jeffrey Brown.

http://www.cybercrimereview.com/
Rank this Week: 1356

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/
  • Jan 7

    CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG FREE ZONE FINDINGS

    CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG FREE ZONE FINDINGS
    Drug free zone findings are common in the drug court in Dallas County, and the Dallas Court of Appeals has not been sympathetic to defendants in this area, even though the law can be less than clear. The findings are sought by the Dallas…
  • Jan 7

    CONSECUENCIAS DE ZONA LIBRE DE DROGAS RESULTADOS

    CONSECUENCIAS DE ZONA LIBRE DE DROGAS RESULTADOS
    Hallazgos de la zona libre de drogas son comunes en el tribunal de drogas en el condado de Dallas y el Dallas Tribunal de Apelaciones no ha sido favorable a los acusados en esta área, a pesar de que la ley puede ser menos que claro.…
  • Jan 4

    MÁS SOBRE CUESTIONES QUE SE EJECUTA DE POLICÍA

    MÁS SOBRE CUESTIONES QUE SE EJECUTA DE POLICÍA
    En mi puesto el 7 de Noviembre de 2014, discutí el caso reciente en el que fue el arresto injustificada por el único motivo de que el acusado salió corriendo de la policía de mal barrio. Esta situación debe…
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Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses topics related to DWI, criminal defense, traffic tickets, CDL defense, open records, Texas laws, and the War on Drugs. By Robert Guest.

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 5

    Will character reference letters help my criminal case?

    Will character reference letters help my criminal case?
    This is a question we get a lot at Guest and Gray. Clients want to know if character reference letters will help their case, or help them get a better plea offer. The answer is “it might help, but it can’t hurt”. I tell my…
  • Mar 27

    Is Susan Hawk an addict? On Harm Reduction

    Is Susan Hawk an addict? On Harm Reduction
    DMN has a story alleging Dallas DA Susan Hawk has struggled with prescription drug abuse and may continue to do so this day. The story links her struggle to erratic behavior in office (firing top assistants) and alleges a trip to a rehab…
  • Feb 16

    It’s time for some criminal justice tort reform

    It’s time for some criminal justice tort reform
    Our State’s most electable citizens have been hard at work protecting Texans from the plague of frivolous lawsuits that were destroying the very fabric of our State. Without our State’s tort reform laws in place who would be the…
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Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • Apr 15

    Police Cameras: Things to Know Before Filming Texas Police in Action

    Police Cameras: Things to Know Before Filming Texas Police in Action
    The power of the people to film or photograph police doing bad things — and then sharing those videos or photographs online in social media like Twitter or YouTube — is undeniable. From the use of smartphones, just last week we…
  • Apr 8

    Police in Dallas – Fort Worth Get Papers Graded: Low Crime Clearance Rates for North Texa

    Police in Dallas – Fort Worth Get Papers Graded: Low Crime Clearance Rates for North Texa
    Today, the video of a South Carolina police officer shooting a man running away from a traffic stop has gone viral, and the officer has been arrested for murder. If you haven’t seen the footage, you can watch it on YouTube (it’s…
  • Apr 1

    Fentanyl and Heroin Here in Dallas: Dangers of Arrest and More

    Fentanyl and Heroin Here in Dallas: Dangers of Arrest and More
    Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is sold under a variety of names including Actiq, Duragesic, Haldid, Matrifen, and Onsolis. It’s been around for over 20 years as a prescription paid med. Beginning in the 1990s, it was becoming so…
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David M. Ginsberg's Legal Blog

David M. Ginsberg's Legal Blog

Covers China, law, social causes, and domestic and foreign policy.

http://davidmginsberg.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3434

Dayton DUI Information

Dayton DUI Information

Covers DUI for Dayton area residents. By Suhre & Associates, LLC.

http://suhrelawdayton.com/blog/
  • Apr 6

    The Basics of Drug Crime

    The Basics of Drug Crime
    The Basics of Drug Crimes There is much confusion surrounding drug offenses in Ohio. The drug laws and classifications are vast and tremendously complex. If you are charged with a drug-related crime, you should contact an experienced attorney…
  • Mar 27

    What are the Consequences of a Second OVI in Ohio?

    What are the Consequences of a Second OVI in Ohio?
    The state of Ohio takes operation of a vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol very seriously. Being charged and convicted of a single OVI can have devastating consequences. Unfortunately, many people make the same mistake…
  • Mar 20

    Obtaining Car Insurance After a DUI

    Obtaining Car Insurance After a DUI
    To some, being convicted of DUI may seem like a catastrophe that carries life-long penalties. In reality, while the repercussions may seem severe at first, they may be overcome with diligence and the help of an experienced attorney. Many are…
Rank this Week: 1527

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 23

    Clemency Sought for Prominent Florida DUI Manslaughter Convict

    Clemency Sought for Prominent Florida DUI Manslaughter Convict
    It's been nearly six years since a prominent Lake County man was arrested for DUI manslaughter for the death of a 61-year-old motorcyclist returning home from Biketoberfest in Daytona Beach on his Harley-Davidson. Nearly four years into a…
  • Mar 10

    Florida Man Acquitted of Marijuana Drug Charges Using Medical Defense

    Florida Man Acquitted of Marijuana Drug Charges Using Medical Defense
    In a historic case, a Florida jury acquitted a man of felony marijuana manufacturing charges after he defended himself by arguing the drug was strictly for medical purposes to treat his long-time anorexia. Defendant had been facing a maximum…
  • Feb 22

    Daytona Drug Arrest Spurs Child Abuse Charge, Garners National Spotlight

    Daytona Drug Arrest Spurs Child Abuse Charge, Garners National Spotlight
    The Florida Department of Law Enforcement reports there were 4,700 drug arrests made in Volusia County in 2013. In many cases, drug-related charges are not the only offense alleged. Often, drugs are discovered in the course of police…
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DBF Advocacia Criminal

DBF Advocacia Criminal

Covers Brazilian criminal law.

http://diogobianchifazolo.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 5058

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Apr 15

    2015.53: Get a Grip, Gaa

    2015.53: Get a Grip, Gaa
    That’s a cop allowing a girl to get out of a minor-in-possession ticket by winning a game of rock-paper-scissors. Here‘s Burleson County Precinct 2 Constable Dennis Gaas’s take: Gaas says he found out about the incident last…
  • Apr 15

    2015.52: Hot Texas First Amendment Action

    2015.52: Hot Texas First Amendment Action
    Ex Parte J.I.L. (that’s the real name; it’s a juvenile case) is pending in the Fifth Court of Appeals in Dallas. Cocounsel Josh Andor of McKinney and I are challenging the constitutionality of the Online Impersonation…
  • Apr 15

    2015.51: Trends in Policing

    2015.51: Trends in Policing
    I was picking one of my kids up from school the other day when a guy in a clapped-out Ford Taurus drove by the crowded schoolyard honking his horn and screaming obscenities (“shitbag” was one). Curious, I tracked the car to the…
Rank this Week: 108

Defending Those People

Defending Those People

A public defender blog. By Albert Clifford.

http://indigentaccused.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 5

    Why Fight for Those People?

    Why Fight for Those People?
    I haven't written forever, but have been busy. One thing is on my mind about the job and that is the motivation behind the job now that I'm well into it. Sometimes one would wonder, is the job worth it? Will I do this forever? I am sure this…
  • May 6

    The Challenging nature of PD work

    The Challenging nature of PD work
    I've been far too busy lawyering to post anything coherent, but I love using my own site to contain all the other sites I like to read, so I'll keep this up, even if I post rarely.One thing to post: it is extremely expensive for our society…
  • Oct 10

    Vote for Barak Obama November 4th

    Vote for Barak Obama November 4th
    The choice couldn't be more clear. McCain is such a liar:Evaluating McCain's misleading adsObama brings hope for change. McCain is hoping to win because he can confuse people into accepting the big lie that Obama is Muslim, Arab, a terrorist,…
Rank this Week: 1447

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Apr 16

    Criminal charges may be filed against grieving father

    Criminal charges may be filed against grieving father
    A grieving father is behind bars after authorities arrested him for interfering with government property. The Georgia father stated that he was simply taking action to prevent further tragedy from striking the local community after…
  • Apr 3

    Teen's felony charges dropped by prosecution

    Teen's felony charges dropped by prosecution
    Most people in Georgia can likely recall when a suspected attempted robbery ended in the death of a young toddler. One of the two boys involved in the incident was only 15 at the time and was also the last...
  • Mar 19

    Former marine back in the headlines for criminal charge

    Former marine back in the headlines for criminal charge
    A former marine with the U.S. Marine Corp recently made his way back into headlines following a traffic stop in Georgia. He was in the news back in 2014 following an arrest outside of the United States. It currently does...
Rank this Week: 3059

Delaware Criminal Lawyer Blog

Delaware Criminal Lawyer Blog

By The Law Office of Michael Abram.

http://www.delawarecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 5

    Committing an Imaginary Crime

    Committing an Imaginary Crime
    Recently Shane Kiser was arrested and charges with, among other things, attempted rape in the first degree. The investigation alleges that Mr. Kiser was attempting to solicit sex with a young boy over the internet. The interesting thing is…
  • Oct 21

    Arguing Firearm Possession at the Delaware Supreme Court

    Arguing Firearm Possession at the Delaware Supreme Court
    Yesterday I argued the case of State v. Eley at the Delaware Supreme Court. This appeal was the result of a trial that occurred early in 2009. The backstory of this case is essentially that Mr. Eley was residing in an apartment that he…
  • Sep 10

    Delaware Police Seizure

    Delaware Police Seizure
    A disturbing trend has emerged recently in Delaware of seizing cars and money at the time of a stop and possibly arrest. Police can, and do seize these items even though there may not be a clear link between the items seized and the crime…
Rank this Week: 2259

DeMatteo Legal Solutions Blog

DeMatteo Legal Solutions Blog

Chronicles and commentary on national and Connecticut legal issues, including criminal defense, juvenile law and Constitutional rights. By Christopher DeMatteo.

http://conncriminaldefense.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2610

Denver DUI Attorney Blog

Denver DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DUI, DWAI, and motor vehicle hearings. By the Law Office of Monte J. Robbins, Esq.

http://www.denverduiattorneyblog.net/
  • Oct 16

    Tips for avoiding a holiday DUI in Colorado.

    Tips for avoiding a holiday DUI in Colorado.
    As the holidays are quickly approaching, police agencies are out in full force looking for impaired drivers. Colorado law enforcement agencies typically expect more motorists to be on the road traveling to grandma's house, meeting up with…
  • Sep 18

    Colorado Supreme Court says ok for cops to comment on witness's credibility during interview.

    Colorado Supreme Court says ok for cops to comment on witness's credibility during interview.
    In a recent Colorado Supreme Court case, Davis v. People, Supreme Court Case No. 10SC460, the Court held that: "[L]aw enforcement officials may testify about their perception of a witness's credibility during an investigative interview. We…
  • Sep 17

    Lamar Odom arrested for DUI in California. Colorado DUI process not dissimilar.

    Lamar Odom arrested for DUI in California. Colorado DUI process not dissimilar.
    CBS News reports that NBA Star Lamar Odom was recently arrested for DUI in California: "The former Los Angeles Laker and Clipper was arrested by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) in the early morning hours of Aug. 30 after officers noticed…
Rank this Week: 4020

Detained by U.S.

Detained by U.S.

Covers detention in the war against terrorism. From New York Law School.

http://www.detainedbyus.org/commentary/
  • May 15

    From Ludecke to Boumediene: A Path to Habeas for Bagram Detainees?

    From Ludecke to Boumediene: A Path to Habeas for Bagram Detainees?
    “Whether and when it would be open to this Court to find that a war though merely formally kept alive had in fact ended, is a question too fraught with gravity even to be adequately formulated when not compelled.” Justice ……
  • May 11

    Afghanistan’s Consultative Loya Jirga

    Afghanistan’s Consultative Loya Jirga
    On Thursday, November 21, 2013, a council of roughly 3,000[1] Afghan tribal elders, civic leaders and other prominent figures gathered to debate the draft bilateral security agreement (BSA) between Afghanistan and the United States. The…
  • Feb 10

    What Specific Security Assurances Does the Obama Administration Want?

    What Specific Security Assurances Does the Obama Administration Want?
    Persons detained by the U.S. at the Detention Facility in Parwan (DFIP), also known as Bagram, may pose a continuing threat to our security. But the nature of that threat, and how the U.S. plans to mitigate it past 2014, … Continue…
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Diary of a Criminal Solicitor

Diary of a Criminal Solicitor

By a criminal defense solicitor.

http://criminalsolicitor.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 2

    A Paperless Office

    A Paperless Office
    I am a big champion of the concept of a paperless office - a world where the is no necessity to use paper and pen every time something needs to be recorded on a file.Over the past few years I have been using a laptop to attempt to work…
  • Jul 19

    My Solicitor Is Better Than Yours...

    My Solicitor Is Better Than Yours...
    I had an unfortunate experience yesterday.I went to a Police Station to represent an own Client, he arrived with two of his co-defendants, one of which was very "mouthy". When I attempted to speak to my Client in the waiting area of the…
  • Jul 18

    Where Has Court 6 Gone?

    Where Has Court 6 Gone?
    My local Magistrates Court has been rebuilt and now has a brand new building.There are signs in the building to assist visitors and Court Users.The sign has the obvious omission that there is no Court 6 in the building but there is a Court 5…
Rank this Week: 1526

Direct Appeal

Direct Appeal

Covers recent criminal cases from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. By Russell Wheeler.

http://directappeal2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1662

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Apr 16

    California Student Disciplinary and Title IX Proceeding

    California Student Disciplinary and Title IX Proceeding
    A student has procedural rights enshrined in the state and federal constitutions, Title IX and Department of Education regulations, and the Civil Code, to challenge the evidence supporting allegations of misconduct and to present relevant…
  • Dec 25

    What Is the Punishment for the Possession or Sale of Xanax in California?

    What Is the Punishment for the Possession or Sale of Xanax in California?
    In California, the possession or sale of a controlled substance is illegal. When many people think of a “controlled substance” they envision drugs such as heroin or cocaine; however, prescription drugs are every bit as illegal…
  • Dec 23

    Do the Police Always Need a Warrant to Search Your House?

    Do the Police Always Need a Warrant to Search Your House?
    At some point in your life you may find the police at your door asking to search your home. If this is not the first time you have answered the door to the police you may already know how to handle the situation. If, however, you have never…
Rank this Week: 3407

Dress Warm

Dress Warm

Covers criminal law. By Keith J. Bruno.

http://dresswarm.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 9

    But Who Was The Better Singer??

    But Who Was The Better Singer??
    MAN FACES TRIAL FOR STABBING AND MURDERING ACQUAINTANCE IN PARK AFTER DISPUTE OVER WHO WAS A BETTER SINGER*Co-defendant has pleaded guilty in this case and is expected to testify in the trial
  • Jun 9

    More Cop Trouble, Jurors (who automatically believe the cops)

    More Cop Trouble, Jurors (who automatically believe the cops)
    June 9, 2010Case # TBAOCSD DEPUTY CHARGED WITH INJURING 78-YEAR-OLD IN CRASH WHILE DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS*Defendant is also charged with using fake cocaine to buy prescription drugs in an unrelated case
  • Jun 8

    Truly Tragic..

    Truly Tragic..
    DRIVER UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL AND PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FACES TRIAL FOR CRASHING INTO AND MURDERING MOM WHO WAS RIDING BIKE WITH SON
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Drunk Driving Defense

Drunk Driving Defense

Covers Massachusetts drunk driving laws. By Steven Green.

http://drunkdrivingdefense.wordpress.com
  • Aug 3

    Friday Night – Flashing Lights!

    Friday Night – Flashing Lights!
    Friday night! One of my favorite nights of the week. Date night. A chance to unwind, a chance to catch up with my wife. An opportunity to relax over dinner…and a couple of drinks. Therein lies the potential problem. After a particularly…
  • Aug 3

    Friday Night – Flashing Lights!

    Friday Night – Flashing Lights!
    Friday night! One of my favorite nights of the week. Date night. A chance to unwind, a chance to catch up with my wife. An opportunity to relax over dinner…and a couple of drinks. Therein lies the potential problem. After a…
  • Jul 21

    Breathalyzer Test Failure/Conviction

    Breathalyzer Test Failure/Conviction
    Massachusetts has, what amounts to, a zero tolerance policy if you are under 21 years old. You will fail the test if you record a .02 on a breath test. Essentially, if you have any alcohol whatsoever, you will fail the test. Consequences of…
Rank this Week: 4960

Drunk Driving in Wisconsin

Drunk Driving in Wisconsin

Covers drunk driving laws, studies and surveys. By Tracey A. Wood.

http://drunkdrivinglawwi.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 4

    Drug Dog's Nose Violates 4th Amendment Right

    Drug Dog's Nose Violates 4th Amendment Right
    The Supreme Court issued its opinion in Florida v. Jardines today, holding that a dog sniff at the front door of a house where the police suspected drugs where being grown constitutes a search for purposes of the Fourth Amendment. …
  • Jan 27

    Is http://www.VanWagnerWood.com Authoritative?

    Is http://www.VanWagnerWood.com Authoritative?
    Is the VanWagnerWood.com website authoritative?We often receive phone calls from students asking if they can cite our website in their papers due to the tremendous volume of informative data and interpretations on it (most of the thanks for…
  • Sep 13

    Are BB Guns Firearms?

    Are BB Guns Firearms?
    Question: Is a BB gun a firearm for purposes of Wisconsin’s laws prohibiting possession of a firearm by a felon?Answer: A BB gun is not a firearm under Wisconsin laws.As well, air guns, spring guns and blow guns are not classified as…
Rank this Week: 1749

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving laws, news and false evidence. By Lawrence Taylor.

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    Can Raising Taxes on Alcohol Reduce Drunk Driving Accidents?

    Can Raising Taxes on Alcohol Reduce Drunk Driving Accidents?
    A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health suggests that raising the taxes on alcohol could reduce the number of drunk driving related collisions. Researchers from the University of Florida studied the results of a 2009…
  • Apr 6

    Warrantless Blood Draw Allowed because Cop Relied on Bad Law

    Warrantless Blood Draw Allowed because Cop Relied on Bad Law
    A Kansas Court of Appeals ruled that a trial court incorrectly suppressed evidence because, although it was illegal for the officer to obtain it without a warrant, the officer acted in good faith in obtaining it. Let’s put this into…
  • Mar 30

    Breathalyzers to be Installed in All New Cars?

    Breathalyzers to be Installed in All New Cars?
    Think of all of the things that could come with a new car when the salesman tells you that it is fully equipped. I bet you’re thinking of satellite radio, heated seats, dashboard navigation, and maybe park assistance. I’m sure you…
Rank this Week: 3034

DUI Blogger

DUI Blogger

This blog covers DUI law, science, and policy. Topics include celebrity DUI arrests, DUI consequences, and DUI legislation. Published by Southern California criminal defense lawyer, Neil Shouse.

http://www.duiblogger.com/
  • Jun 17

    Can Police in California take Forced DUI Blood Draws?

    Can Police in California take Forced DUI Blood Draws?
    You are driving home from drinks with friends when you are stopped by the police. After you fail field sobriety tests, the officer asks you to agree to a breath test to measure your blood alcohol concentration (BAC). You decline....
  • May 28

    Distracted Driving Accidents May Result in Vehicular Manslaughter Charges in California

    Distracted Driving Accidents May Result in Vehicular Manslaughter Charges in California
    In California, driving under the influence is a crime. Using a handheld cell phone, or texting while driving, on the other hand, is a mere traffic violation under Penal Code 23123, also known as California’s “distracted driving” law.…
  • May 20

    .05 BAC as the New Legal Standard?

    .05 BAC as the New Legal Standard?
    The National Transportation Safety Board has called on all 50 states to reduce the allowable blood-alcohol concentration by more than a third, to 0.05 percent from 0.08 percent. The recommendation was one of 19 made in a safety report…
Rank this Week: 1696

DUI Defender

DUI Defender

Features DUI news and commentary. By Kapsack & Bair LLP.

http://www.duidefender.org
  • Jul 16

    NFL DUI Suspension

    NFL DUI Suspension
    As a Raider season ticket holder I am always cheering for bad news for other teams in the AFC West.  I am not cheering for the news out of Denver regarding the teams reaction to the arrests of two of its executives for suspicion of…
  • Apr 17

    United State Supreme Court Prohibits Forced Blood Draws Without A Warrant

    United State Supreme Court Prohibits Forced Blood Draws Without A Warrant
    In what is known as a plurality decision, one in which the judges agree with each other in certain parts but not others, the slim majority in Missouri v McNeely, has stated that police officers cannot take blood from a suspected DUI driver…
  • Feb 12

    Big Win for DUI Defense at The Appellate Court

    Big Win for DUI Defense at The Appellate Court
    In the First Appellate District Court of California, the law firm of Kapsack & Bair won an appeal of their earlier lower-court victory over the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The Appellate Court not only agreed with the…
Rank this Week: 4486

DUI Jack

DUI Jack

Covers Florida DUI law. By Hilliard Law, PL.

http://www.duijack.com/
  • Mar 19

    Court reverses Florida DUI refusal suspension.

    Court reverses Florida DUI refusal suspension.
    The 4th Judicial Circuit  Court, Duval County,  recently reversed a Florida DUI refusal suspension. The court ruled that because the breath test was conducted by a person who was not authorized to do so, the DUI…
  • Mar 18

    Why you shouldn’t post threats on Facebook.

    Why you shouldn’t post threats on Facebook.
    You really shouldn’t post threats on Facebook for several reasons. The act of threatening people is not very nice. Your Facebook friends probably won’t find it funny or amusing.  And according to Florida’s…
  • Mar 15

    Duval Circuit Court overturned a Florida DUI refusal suspension. Found cop’s testimony incompetent.

    Duval Circuit Court overturned a Florida DUI refusal suspension. Found cop’s testimony incompetent.
    On February 4, 2013, a Duval County Circuit Court overturned a Florida DUI refusal suspension, finding that the arresting officer’s testimony was incompetent compared to the video of the arrest. Florida DUI Refusal Suspensions   In…
Rank this Week: 3961

DUI Law Firm Blog

DUI Law Firm Blog

Covers DUI law. By M. Varn Chandola.

http://www.duilawfirmwa.com/blog
  • Aug 18

    DUI Law For CDL Driver

    DUI Law For CDL Driver
    After addressing various topics concerning marijuana use related to DUI law in my previous blog articles, I will return to discussing the nuts and bolts of DUI law.  I will now discuss DUI law as it relates to those with commercial…
  • Jul 29

    Irrational American Obsession With Marijuana

    Irrational American Obsession With Marijuana
       In my previous blog article, I wrote about marijuana DUI.  Because in Washington State smoking pot, like alcohol, is no longer subject to prohibition and one can now legally purchase marijuana, the profits are supposed to go…
  • Jul 10

    Marijuana DUI For Driving High

    Marijuana DUI For Driving High
    You can without breaking the law experience a “Rocky Mountain High” in Colorado and a “Cascade Mountain High” in Washington State.  Now that “recreational marijuana” just started being legally sold in…
Rank this Week: 2732

DUI Utah

DUI Utah

Covers laws and their enforcement related to DUI. By David E. Rosenbloom.

http://duihelputah.com/
  • Aug 11

    
Suspected Drunk Drivers Strapped to Torture Tables In Guantanamo-Style Blood Draw

    
Suspected Drunk Drivers Strapped to Torture Tables In Guantanamo-Style Blood Draw
    Sunday, July 12 — If you’ve been thinking lately that America doesn’t resemble the country your parents grew up in, you’re right – it doesn’t, because it isn’t. In fact, America has changed…
  • Aug 11

    The Consequences of a DUI Conviction

    The Consequences of a DUI Conviction
    In most states, a first-offense misdemeanor DUI can have more serious repercussions than many felonies — and in the long run, more….far more. The following comments posted on Lawrence Taylor’s great blog by a reader are…
  • Aug 11

    Woman Given Breathalyzer Tests 54 Times in a Year

    Woman Given Breathalyzer Tests 54 Times in a Year
    Kidlington, England. July 18 — A British woman said police pulled her over and administered Breathalyzer tests 54 times in a single year before she filed complaints about officers. Katie Bowman, 24, said Thames Valley Police pulled over…
Rank this Week: 4187

DUI/DWI Defense - Raleigh, Durham,…

DUI/DWI Defense - Raleigh, Durham, Cary

Covers DUI defense in North Carolina. By David A. Bauernfeind.

http://www.raleighdurhamlaw.com
  • May 11

    4-Year-Old Girl Dies in Apparent Bathtub Drowning in Raleigh

    4-Year-Old Girl Dies in Apparent Bathtub Drowning in Raleigh
    The number of children drowned in bathtubs accounts for almost two-thirds of reported fatal drowning in the home. As with most cases of child drowning, the accident occurred while the parent or caregiver was not looking. Statistics show that…
  • May 11

    Multiple-vehicle Wreck Kills 1, Injures 2 in Raleigh

    Multiple-vehicle Wreck Kills 1, Injures 2 in Raleigh
    A 23-year-old woman died and two other people were injured in a multiple-vehicle truck-car wreck in Raleigh. The accident started around 10:45 pm on I-40 eastbound near Hammond Road. An initial collision occurred when a tractor-trailer…
  • May 11

    46 Displaced, 17 Injured in Raleigh Apartment Fire

    46 Displaced, 17 Injured in Raleigh Apartment Fire
    People who live in an apartment sign a lease that indicates what is required of them as tenants and of the property owner as landlord. Both are subject to legal obligations, regardless of whether they are included in the lease. Among the…
Rank this Week: 4869

DuiiLawyer.pro

DuiiLawyer.pro

Focuses on Oregon DUI/DUII/DWI related information. By Squire M. Bozorth.

http://duiilawyer.pro
  • Jan 23

    Common DUII Defense

    Common DUII Defense
    When evaluating possible defenses in your driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUI/DUII) case, a experienced DUI lawyer will carefully examine all the evidence produced by the police and in some cases interview witnesses and examine…
  • Jan 19

    Portland DUII Defense Lawyer

    Portland DUII Defense Lawyer
    DUII Charges When you get arrested and charged with a drunk driving offense, your next move should be to contact an attorney.  You see, you might not think that you have the potential to get your charges reduced or dismissed but that’s…
  • Dec 20

    State v. Machuca Update

    State v. Machuca Update
    On December 16, 2009, the Oregon Supreme Court heard arguments in the controversial implied consent case State v. Machuca. Attorney General John Kroger argued the case himself, an indication of the strong law enforcement interest in…
Rank this Week: 5032

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Apr 13

    BE CAREFUL HOW YOU PARK YOUR CAR! IMPROPER PARKING CAN BE PROBABLE CAUSE

    BE CAREFUL HOW YOU PARK YOUR CAR! IMPROPER PARKING CAN BE PROBABLE CAUSE
    After a few drinks at the bar, you pulled over on the side of the road. Perhaps you only meant to stop for a moment to use the phone or grab something from the back seat. Perhaps you were tired … Continue reading →
  • Mar 23

    TAKING THE BREATHALYZER IN ILLINOIS: WHAT IF YOU DON’T HAVE ENOUGH AIR?

    TAKING THE BREATHALYZER IN ILLINOIS: WHAT IF YOU DON’T HAVE ENOUGH AIR?
    The police pulled you over under suspicion of DUI. You knew you’d only had one drink, so you agreed to take the breathalyzer. But somehow you didn’t blow enough air into the machine. After several tries, the police officer marked…
  • Feb 25

    BIG TROUBLE: DRIVING ON A REVOKED LICENSE IN ILLINOIS

    BIG TROUBLE: DRIVING ON A REVOKED LICENSE IN ILLINOIS
    Illinois is serious about enforcing its laws about driving on a revoked license when the underlying offense involves drugs or alcohol. Recently, a DuPage County judge sentenced a defendant to 8 ½ years in prison for two counts of…
Rank this Week: 2692

Durham-in-Wonderland

Durham-in-Wonderland

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

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

    Closing Comment

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

    The Group of 88 & Wikipedia

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

    Howard Update

    Howard Update
    Anne Blythe reports in the N&O that Judge Hudson has said he wants to grant bail to Darryl Howard, whose prosecution, writes Blythe, the judge described “as one of the most 'horrendous' prosecutions he had seen in his 34 years on…
Rank this Week: 237

DWI Attorney Nassau County

DWI Attorney Nassau County

Covers DWI law, criminal law and and traffic law news. By David Galison, P.C.

http://dwiattorneynassaucounty.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 16

    Criminal Attorney Suffolk County Website Launched

    Criminal Attorney Suffolk County Website Launched
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  • Apr 16

    Criminal Attorney Suffolk County Website Launched

    Criminal Attorney Suffolk County Website Launched
    http://www.criminalattorneysuffolkcounty.com ______________________________________________ http://www.dwiattorneysuffolkcounty.com ______________________________________________ http://www.criminallawyernassaucounty.com
  • Mar 27

    Nassau County Criminal Attorney David Galison, P.C., Publishes New Legal Website

    Nassau County Criminal Attorney David Galison, P.C., Publishes New Legal Website
    Nassau County Criminal Attorney David Galison, Publishes Website Providing Nassau, Suffolk and Queens County Residents with Valuable Information for Those Facing Criminal Charges in New York State.
Rank this Week: 3711

DWI Defense in Louisiana

DWI Defense in Louisiana

Covers DWI/DUI. By James Bates.

http://jamesbatesdwilaw.com/articles/
  • Aug 25

    NOT GUILTY! Client who allegedly blew .16 found Not Guilty.

    NOT GUILTY! Client who allegedly blew .16 found Not Guilty.
    We successfully defended a client recently who allegedly blew a .16 after being stopped at a DWI checkpoint. The Louisiana Supreme Court has established specific requirements for a DWI checkpoint to comply with an citizen’s United…
  • Jun 29

    Many Louisiana DUI Checkpoints are Unconstitutional–If you know how to challenge

    Many Louisiana DUI Checkpoints are Unconstitutional–If you know how to challenge
    Under both the US and Louisiana Constitutions even the temporary stop of vehicles constitutes a Fourth Amendment seizure.  Law-enforcement personnel must justify any infringement of the rights of citizens.  The Louisiana Supreme…
  • Feb 21

    Knowledge and Experience–What you need to successfully defend your DUI case.

    Knowledge and Experience–What you need to successfully defend your DUI case.
    The National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) is the preeminent organization for DUI defense attorneys in the United States. Members of the NCDD include many the most experienced and best qualified DUI defense attorneys in the country. James L.…
Rank this Week: 3060

East Central Illinois Criminal Law…

East Central Illinois Criminal Law & DUI Weblog

Covers criminal law and drunk driving. By Jeremy J. Richey.

http://ecilcrime.com
  • Apr 17

    Driving While Driver’s License Is Suspended (DWLS) as a Petty Offense

    Driving While Driver’s License Is Suspended (DWLS) as a Petty Offense
    There is a type of DWLS that can be a petty offense rather than a Class A misdemeanor. The relevant statute is 625 ILCS 5/6-601: If a licensee under this Code is convicted of violating Section 6-303 for operating a motor vehicle during a time…
  • Aug 27

    Douglas County Courthouse

    Douglas County Courthouse
    Address The address of the Douglas County Courthouse is 401 South Center Street, Tuscola, IL 61953.   Visitors must pass through security when entering the courthouse. Courtroom “1? is located on the third floor of the courthouse.  There…
  • Jul 28

    Mailing Address Change

    Mailing Address Change
    The Charleston Post Office is moving all post office boxes to the new post office location in town.  Due to the move, they are downsizing the number of available post office boxes.  The post office is eliminating my current post office box…
Rank this Week: 1686

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Apr 12

    RECORD POLICE- IF THEY’VE DONE NOTHING WRONG THERE’S NOTHING TO HIDE

    RECORD POLICE- IF THEY’VE DONE NOTHING WRONG THERE’S NOTHING TO HIDE
    RECORD POLICE- IF THEY’VE DONE NOTHING WRONG THERE’S NOTHING TO HIDE Posted By:  Edmund R, Folsom, Esq. Date:  April 12, 2015 Walter Scott is shot repeatedly in the back by Charleston South Carolina Police Officer…
  • Mar 3

    SARBANES-OXLEY, SHORT FISH & FEDERAL OVERKILL.

    SARBANES-OXLEY, SHORT FISH & FEDERAL OVERKILL.
    Sarbanes-Oxley, Short Fish & Federal Overkill. Yates v. United States, 514 U.S. __ (Decided February 25, 2015), is an interesting case.  Yates was a fishing boat captain, on a multi-day fishing run off the coast of Florida, when his…
  • Feb 23

    ANNOUNCEMENT: MAY 21, 2015, YORK BAR ASSOCIATION OUI CLE, SACO.

    ANNOUNCEMENT: MAY 21, 2015, YORK BAR ASSOCIATION OUI CLE, SACO.
    Posted By:  Edmund R. Folsom Date:  February 23, 2015   ANNOUNCEMENT: MAY 21, 2015, YORK BAR ASSOCIATION OUI CLE, SACO. Below are the comments of Scott Houde, Esq., organizer of the May 21, 2015, continuing education program on…
Rank this Week: 2152