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Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    UF Women’s Basketball Player Accused of Stealing Credit Card from Teammate

    UF Women’s Basketball Player Accused of Stealing Credit Card from Teammate
    A University of Florida women’s basketball player was arrested Friday afternoon after a teammate accused her of stealing her credit card and using it at several stores, a nail salon and a pawn shop. According to the arrest report, the…
  • Jan 14

    Lakeland Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Porn Charge

    Lakeland Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Porn Charge
    A Lakeland man is facing up to 80 years in prison after pleading guilty to producing and transporting child pornography. Reports indicate that the 40-year-old man accepted a guilty plea Monday in Tampa federal court. A date for his sentencing…
  • Jan 9

    Pasco County Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student

    Pasco County Teacher Accused of Having Sex with Student
    A 25-year-old Pasco County High School instructor has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested for unlawful sexual activity with a minor. According to reports, the female teacher contacted the student at the school through…
Rank this Week: 1441

Law Office of David P. Shapiro…

Law Office of David P. Shapiro Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneyatlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 22

    How to Choose the Right Criminal Defense Lawyer (infographic)

    How to Choose the Right Criminal Defense Lawyer (infographic)
    If you been charged with a crime you need to choose the right lawyer to defend you in court. DO NOT try to defend yourself! Here are a few questions to ask when selecting an attorney to represent you in your time of need. The post How to…
  • Dec 18

    Sexual assaults on campus targeted by SDSU

    Sexual assaults on campus targeted by SDSU
    A headline tells you that college students are now required to take a course relating to sexual crimes on campus. What would you think? For many of us, our thoughts would probably focus on how women can protect themselves against sexually…
  • Dec 11

    Race and crime in San Diego

    Race and crime in San Diego
    It should come as no surprise to our readers that, like most other areas in the country, black San Diegans shoulder a disproportionate share of both crime suspects and crime victims. We’re not offering a sociological analysis of the…
Rank this Week: 3362

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1890

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Jan 22

    Police Body Cameras Coming to Chicago

    Police Body Cameras Coming to Chicago
    In the wake of highly publicized shootings by police officers across the country, there has been an increased focus on body cameras as a way to visually monitor police actions. The Chicago Police Department has announced that Chicago police…
  • Jan 13

    Medical Marijuana Cultivation Centers and Dispensaries Put on Hold as Rauner Takes Office

    Medical Marijuana Cultivation Centers and Dispensaries Put on Hold as Rauner Takes Office
    The question of whether medical marijuana cultivation centers and dispensaries will receive their licenses has been put into the hands of the new governor, Bruce Rauner. Governor Pat Quinn left office without issuing the contemplated licenses…
  • Dec 30

    7 New Illinois Laws You Should Know for 2015

    7 New Illinois Laws You Should Know for 2015
    1. The liability of parents for underage drinking no longer only applies to residences or private property. State law will be expanded in 2015 to penalize parents who allow those under the age of 21 to consume alcohol in vehicles, trailers,…
Rank this Week: 4786

Houston Criminal Lawyer and DWI…

Houston Criminal Lawyer and DWI Blog

Covers Texas criminal and DWI law, with an emphasis on Greater Houston cases. By Scheiner Law Group.

http://www.scheinerlaw.com/blog
  • Jan 22

    Texas DWI Cheat Sheet

    Texas DWI Cheat Sheet
    Houston is the fourth-largest city in the United States. There’s a near-limitless list of things to do in the metro area – and that includes bars, clubs and other drinking establishments. If you’re enjoying a night out on…
  • Dec 12

    Can you film the police? Know your rights!

    Can you film the police? Know your rights!
    Let’s say you and your friends are out one night and things take a turn for the bad. A police officer starts hassling you or someone in your group. Or maybe you just see an angry cop about to get violent with a person in the street. Are…
  • Dec 8

    How to Avoid Getting a DWI During the Holidays in Houston

    How to Avoid Getting a DWI During the Holidays in Houston
    The holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate with our family and friends, but all of the festivities can come to a screeching halt when it comes to drinking and driving. With so many people travelling on the roads to and from holiday…
Rank this Week: 4290

DuPage County Criminal Defense…

DuPage County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Martin & Kent, LLC.

http://www.dupagecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1843

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 22

    New hacking legislation could make criminals of us all, say insider

    New hacking legislation could make criminals of us all, say insider
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can I be arrested without evidence against me?”   Tech industry insiders are guffawing at new cybersecurity initiatives unveiled by the Obama administration.…
  • Jan 20

    Ignorance of law, legal rights at issue in North Carolina-related Supreme Court case

    Ignorance of law, legal rights at issue in North Carolina-related Supreme Court case
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Should I talk to the police?”   A recent United States Supreme Court has some legal observers complaining that police officers are entitled to mistakes of…
  • Jan 15

    Road rage, forgery convictions no obstacle to employment in Family and Children Service

    Road rage, forgery convictions no obstacle to employment in Family and Children Service
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: A past conviction is keeping me from finding work what can I do?   The State of Georgia has employed a woman to protect its most vulnerable children despite her convictions for…
Rank this Week: 2673

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1107

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law…

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, drug charges, drunk driving, misdemeanors and white collar crimes. By the Law Office of Joshua S. Guillory.

http://www.jsguillorylaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 22

    What is the difference between state and federal criminal charges?

    What is the difference between state and federal criminal charges?
    Like many people, you may be under the impression that criminal offenses tried in federal courts are more serious than those tried in state and municipal courts. To some extent, this is true. But the primary difference between state and...
  • Jan 15

    Definition of ‘possession’ may be broader than you think

    Definition of ‘possession’ may be broader than you think
    The English language is full of phrases whose original meanings have either been lost or changed. A good example is being “caught red-handed.” At one time, it referred to being caught with blood on your hands, either because you had...
  • Jan 9

    False confessions often lead to wrongful conviction

    False confessions often lead to wrongful conviction
    In our post last week, we mentioned that the American public often has misperceptions about the criminal justice system due to what they see on television crime dramas. On TV, for instance, investigators use foolproof forensics tools and…
Rank this Week: 3439

Southern California Criminal…

Southern California Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Justice Firm.

http://www.southerncaliforniacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Los Angeles’ Violent Crime Spike Attributed to Increase in Domestic Violence

    Los Angeles’ Violent Crime Spike Attributed to Increase in Domestic Violence
    In 2014, Los Angeles saw a significant jump in violent crime; in fact, it was up 14.3%, according to LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and Mayor Eric Garcetti in a January 12 news report at NBC4. According to Beck and Garcetti, the biggest factor in…
  • Dec 11

    No One is Above Being Indicted for a White Collar Crime

    No One is Above Being Indicted for a White Collar Crime
    As experienced Los Angeles white collar crime defense attorneys, we know that regardless of career or social standing, anyone can be accused of or indicted for a white collar crime. These offenses are generally those that are financially…
  • Oct 9

    Chino Three Vehicle Accident Leaves Five Dead

    Chino Three Vehicle Accident Leaves Five Dead
    Five days ago, a fiery three car collision ended with the tragic loss of five lives in Chino. According to a news article at CBS Los Angeles, four of the deceased victims were friends who graduated from Roosevelt High School. Crews were…
Rank this Week: 1510

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal defense, evidence and the Fourth Amendment. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Police Excessive Force Can Give Rise to Civil Injury Lawsuit

    Police Excessive Force Can Give Rise to Civil Injury Lawsuit
    The news has brought us a lot of sad stories about violent interactions between police officers and the general public. Like any story, it's usually the most violent, newsworthy cases that get our attention. But a series of other, smaller,…
  • Jan 8

    Supreme Court Makes it Easier for Officers to Comply with Fourth Amendment when Stopping Vehicle

    Supreme Court Makes it Easier for Officers to Comply with Fourth Amendment when Stopping Vehicle
    A police officer can't just stop a driver on the road for no reason. An officer generally must have "reasonable articulable suspicion" that a law is being broken to stop you if you're driving. And once they do that, they may have a right to…
  • Jan 5

    What is an Indictment?

    What is an Indictment?
    The recent cases of Eric Gardner and Michael Brown have brought a lot of argument and controversy to our country. And while everybody takes their own side, one thing that makes these cases different than some others is the lack of any…
Rank this Week: 4642

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Baltimore Attorney Announces Criminal Charges Against Maryland Bishop

    Baltimore Attorney Announces Criminal Charges Against Maryland Bishop
    Many people have heard of the legal terms “misdemeanor” and “felony.” These are the two categories of criminal conduct under Maryland law. Misdemeanors are considered to be less serious than felonies, and they…
  • Jan 7

    Maryland’s Highest Court Reviews Constitutionality of Criminal Counterfeiting Statute

    Maryland’s Highest Court Reviews Constitutionality of Criminal Counterfeiting Statute
    A criminal arrest or charge is a serious matter that must be addressed accordingly. A defendant has much to lose in a criminal case, including his or her freedom, reputation, and future. There are many ways that one may respond to a…
  • Dec 22

    Maryland Court of Special Appeals Reinstates Criminal Conviction

    Maryland Court of Special Appeals Reinstates Criminal Conviction
    In most criminal cases, the defendant will have opportunities throughout the proceeding to raise a number of different defenses. These defenses can serve to reduce the severity of the criminal charges or set forth a complete defense.…
Rank this Week: 1721

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Covers traffic law, criminal law, injury law, and family law news from around Southern New Jersey. By the Law Offices of Joseph Lombardo.

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • Jan 22

    NJ Traffic Violation Stop Leads to Deadly Police Shooting

    NJ Traffic Violation Stop Leads to Deadly Police Shooting
    On Tuesday, January 20, the Bridgeton Police Department released footage showing a routine New Jersey traffic violation stop that turned deadly.  As medical examiners continue to investigate the use of deadly force in Upper…
  • Jan 15

    How to Terminate Parental Rights in New Jersey

    How to Terminate Parental Rights in New Jersey
    New Jersey law holds that in the event of the divorce, the non-custodial parent still has parental rights which allow for visitation.  However, sometimes there are situations where one parent is worried that the other parent…
  • Jan 14

    NJ Appellate Court Approves Disclosure of Confidential Witness Information

    NJ Appellate Court Approves Disclosure of Confidential Witness Information
    A New Jersey grand jury indicted defendants Jose Sanchez and Lixandra Hernandez on first, second, and third degree drug offense charges related to cocaine sales.  The indictment was based on evidence supplied by a confidential…
Rank this Week: 3483

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Jan 22

    White House Proposes Expansive Data Breach Notification Bill

    White House Proposes Expansive Data Breach Notification Bill
    Last week, President Obama proposed wide-reaching legislation to establish a uniform, nationwide standard for data breach notifications that envisions a significant enforcement role for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The…
  • Jan 16

    House Takes Action to Delay Volcker Rule

    House Takes Action to Delay Volcker Rule
    On Wednesday, the House passed a bill that would further delay the full implementation of the Volcker Rule – a highly controversial rule introduced under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that prohibits banks…
  • Jan 14

    CFPB Director Cordray Touts Mortgage Servicing Progress, New Consumer Tool

    CFPB Director Cordray Touts Mortgage Servicing Progress, New Consumer Tool
    At a January 13 Brookings Institution event, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray delivered remarks on the current state of the mortgage market.Touting the recently enacted CFPB mortgage rules as evidence of…
Rank this Week: 2012

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

A legal blog written by a recent graduate of UCLA School of Law. Posts cover a wide range of topics, but areas of focus include criminal law, constitutional law, law and technology, and commentary on scholarship and legal education.

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Jan 21

    Drone Carrying Meth Crashes Near US - Mexico Border

    Drone Carrying Meth Crashes Near US - Mexico Border
    So reports U-T San Diego. The article begins:A small aerial drone crashed about two miles from the U.S. border in Mexico carrying several pounds of methamphetamine, Mexican police said Wednesday. The discovery at a shopping mall…
  • Jan 20

    Police Radars and the Fourth Amendment

    Police Radars and the Fourth Amendment
    Brad Heath at USA Today has this story discussing law enforcement use of radar devices that can determine whether people are present within a house. Heath notes that this technology was mentioned in the recent Tenth Circuit case, United…
  • Jan 15

    Fourth Amendment Standing and Familial DNA Searche

    Fourth Amendment Standing and Familial DNA Searche
    DNA technology that identifies people based on their genetic profiles is an effective tool for solving crime. DNA can exonerate those who are thought to be guilty and can identify people responsible for crimes when other means of…
Rank this Week: 1797

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Jan 21

    Work License in Maine

    Work License in Maine
    Your driver’s license is a necessity. It helps you get to and from work. Without your driver’s license, you would not be able to get by for very long. Your driver’s license allows you to support yourself and your family. If…
  • Jan 18

    Aggravated Driving to Endanger (DTE) Dismissed

    Aggravated Driving to Endanger (DTE) Dismissed
    People are familiar with the term “black box” in connection with airplanes. But many cars also have event data recorders (EDRs), or “black boxes.” EDRs can record a car’s speed, the crash severity (or the Delta…
  • Jan 16

    Aggravated First Offense OUI with a CDL

    Aggravated First Offense OUI with a CDL
    If you are facing a charge of aggravated First Offense OUI with a CDL, you need to be aware of the impacts to your lifestyle. Aggravated First Offense OUI charges result in you facing a significant mandatory minimum fine, jail time and…
Rank this Week: 1488

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 2431

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law.

http://michigancriminalattorney.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 21

    Oakland County Narcotics Enforcement Team – NET has questionable practices and motive

    Oakland County Narcotics Enforcement Team – NET has questionable practices and motive
    Oakland County N.E.T. Practices In Obtaining Drugs and Money Can Border On ‘Improper.’ What Is The Issue? The Oakland County Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) is responsible for investigating big drug cases anywhere around the…
  • Jan 21

    Barton Morris presents at National DUI Seminar

    Barton Morris presents at National DUI Seminar
    The DUI Defense Lawyers Association is an organization of best drunk driving lawyers all over the country with the goal of providing training, guidance, and instruction to its members on how to be the best DUI Defense Lawyers. They accomplish…
  • Jan 9

    Charged with drug crimes in Oakland County? A plan for you

    Charged with drug crimes in Oakland County? A plan for you
    Oakland County Drug Crimes Lawyer Throughout Oakland County, there is a concerted effort in keeping illegal drugs off of the streets. Various agencies, including police departments and the courts have a desire to arrest, prosecute, and punish…
Rank this Week: 2350

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
Rank this Week: 1585

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

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

    Revoked License Ticket Maryland

    Revoked License Ticket Maryland
    Have you been charged with driving on a revoked license in Maryland? Call attorney Randolph Rice at 410-288-2900 or email his office for immediate legal help. Driving while privilege is revoked in Maryland is a serious traffic offense and…
  • Jan 19

    4 Steps to Find the Best Baltimore Accident Lawyer

    4 Steps to Find the Best Baltimore Accident Lawyer
    You’ve been in an auto accident and you need to find the best Baltimore Accident Lawyer? Contact the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, at 410-288-2900 or email the office for immediate legal advice. Step 1 to an Auto Accident…
  • Jan 16

    DUI vs DWI

    DUI vs DWI
    Getting Charged with a DUI vs DWI in Maryland There is a difference between DUI vs DWI charges in Maryland. If you are charged with either a DUI vs DWI, contacting an attorney can help you navigate the process effectively. Call…
Rank this Week: 1805

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers…

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.newyorktheftandlarcenylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2859

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 1738

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

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

http://www.anwalt-strafverteidiger.de/
  • Jan 21

    Weder Betrug noch Hehlerei nachgewiesen: Freispruch trotz Verkauf von Falschsilber

    Weder Betrug noch Hehlerei nachgewiesen: Freispruch trotz Verkauf von Falschsilber
    Ein Strafverfahren vor dem LG Kiel zeigt, wie man (hier mit viel Glück) trotz des Verkaufs von 108 Kilo Falschsilber weder wegen Betrug noch wegen versuchter Hehlerei verurteilt wird. Den drei Angeklagten wurde durch die Anklageschrift…
  • Jan 18

    Freispruch vom Vorwurf des schweren sexuellen Missbrauch

    Freispruch vom Vorwurf des schweren sexuellen Missbrauch
    Ein 34-jähriger Mann musste sich nun vor der großen Strafkammer des Landgerichts gegen den Vorwurf des schweren sexuellen Missbrauchs verteidigen. Er soll seinen neunjährigen Stiefsohn vergewaltigt haben. Hauptbelastungszeugen…
  • Jan 4

    Geldstrafe wegen Beteiligung am unerlaubten Glückspiels im Internet

    Geldstrafe wegen Beteiligung am unerlaubten Glückspiels im Internet
    Online Glückspiel im Internet ist für Deutsche häufig strafbar. Das Glückspiel im Internet ist seit Jahren ein großer Trend und bietet vermeintlich schnelle Gewinne mit nur wenigen Klicks. Internationale Anbieter und…
Rank this Week: 4696

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
  • Jan 21

    New House Bill Aims to Reduce Some Dodd-Frank Regulatory Burden

    New House Bill Aims to Reduce Some Dodd-Frank Regulatory Burden
    On January 24, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that loosens certain Dodd-Frank requirements and reduces the scope of the SEC’s regulatory authority over certain private equity firms, small businesses, and emerging…
  • Jan 13

    Corporate Whistleblowing: Key Issues In Responding to Possible Violation

    Corporate Whistleblowing: Key Issues In Responding to Possible Violation
    The need to detect and investigate reported allegations of wrongdoing within a corporation has long been a fact of corporate life. In the last 15 years, however, a combination of circumstances has contributed to an explosion of activity in…
  • Jan 7

    Delaware Supreme Court Holds That Revlon Does Not Require An Active Market Check

    Delaware Supreme Court Holds That Revlon Does Not Require An Active Market Check
    On December 19, 2014, the Supreme Court of Delaware reversed the Delaware Court of Chancery’s November decision to preliminarily enjoin for 30 days a vote by C&J Energy Services stockholders on a merger with Nabors Red Lion Limited,…
Rank this Week: 3271

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

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

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 21

    DEROGUEMOS EL SISTEMA PRIVADO DE PENSIONES - 2015/1

    DEROGUEMOS EL SISTEMA PRIVADO DE PENSIONES - 2015/1
    DEROGUEMOS EL SISTEMA PRIVADO DE PENSIONES – 2015/1 Finalmente la ONP depositó en la AFP Prima el importe al que asciende mi BdR S/. 39,780.00 que sumados a la CIC (saldo al 16 de enero de 2015 y NO el que existía al…
  • Nov 6

    Deroguemos el Sistema Privado de Pensione

    Deroguemos el Sistema Privado de Pensione
    Compartiré con ustedes dos cuadros de simulación de pensiones elaborado por la AFP "profuturo", igualmente un artículo aparecido el día de hoy en el Diario Gestión y luego les daré mi…
  • Nov 3

    Deroguemos el Sistema Privado de Pensione

    Deroguemos el Sistema Privado de Pensione
    El día viernes 31 de octubre, en el Diario El Comercio se publica el siguiente artículo: VIERNES 31 DE OCTUBRE DEL 2014 | 17:27 "Un debate sobre AFP mal informado", por Eduardo Morón El economista expone las…
Rank this Week: 3245

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1287

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Jan 21

    What is the Difference Between a Class 1, 2, 3, and 4 Misdemeanor?

    What is the Difference Between a Class 1, 2, 3, and 4 Misdemeanor?
    Misdemeanors in Virginia can carry a wide variety of possible punishments. To determine what exactly your punishment could be, you need to know what class your offense falls under. There are four different classes of misdemeanors: Class 1,…
  • Jan 20

    Where on my Ticket Does it Tell me if I’m Charged With a Misdemeanor or Felony?

    Where on my Ticket Does it Tell me if I’m Charged With a Misdemeanor or Felony?
    If you’re unsure what type of charge you are facing in Virginia, you can find out in several ways. 1. Check your paperwork. If you were arrested or even just given a “Virginia Uniform Summons,” you should have a copy of…
  • Jan 20

    DUI Checkpoint Flyer Won’t Fly in Virginia

    DUI Checkpoint Flyer Won’t Fly in Virginia
    Have you seen the video from Florida where a guy rolls through a DUI checkpoint by putting a flyer in a baggie outside his window? Don’t try that in Virginia. Please. Exercise your rights, but this crazy concept likely won’t work.…
Rank this Week: 1050

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Jan 20

    Text of Tea Party Response to State of the Union Addre

    Text of Tea Party Response to State of the Union Addre
    Text of Tea Party Response to the State of the Union Address Delivered by Congressman Curt Clawson (R-FL) Good evening. My name is Curt Clawson. I’m both humbled and grateful to the Tea Party Express for this opportunity tonight.…
  • Dec 31

    Sixth Amendment Right to Be Informed of Charge

    Sixth Amendment Right to Be Informed of Charge
    It certainly seems obvious and fair that when the government charges someone with a crime that the person be told what law he has violated and what he did to violate that law.  That a government does not always conduct itself in a fair…
  • Dec 4

    Sixth Amendment’s Right to a Jury in Criminal Case

    Sixth Amendment’s Right to a Jury in Criminal Case
    The list of colonial grievances against King George included in the Declaration of Independence: “For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by Jury: … He has abdicated Government here…” In Article III,…
Rank this Week: 2483

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
  • Jan 20

    Evidentiary Rulings – Preserving the Record: 5 Rules Every Judge (and attorney) Must Know (15-02)

    Evidentiary Rulings – Preserving the Record: 5 Rules Every Judge (and attorney) Must Know (15-02)
    Update Focus:  You are upset at your judge’s evidentiary ruling(s). You are convinced the courts legal analysis is seriously flawed and you believe you could win on appeal. Preserving the court record is one of the fundamental…
  • Jan 6

    Minnesota’s New Expungement Law – A Step-by-Step Guide for Judges & Attorneys (15-01)

    Minnesota’s New Expungement Law – A Step-by-Step Guide for Judges & Attorneys (15-01)
    HISTORIC NEW LEGISLATION: If the significance of a new law is measured by the benefit it brings to the public and the anticipated impact it will have on the entire judicial system, then Minnesota’s new Expungement “second…
  • Jan 1

    2014 in review

    2014 in review
    The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 18,000 times in 2014. If it were a ……
Rank this Week: 1864

The Helpful Lawyer

The Helpful Lawyer

A Texas sole practioner's blog on issues that face my clients.

http://www.jackrobinson.com/blog/
  • Jan 20

    Assault and family violence arrests in Texas are serious charge

    Assault and family violence arrests in Texas are serious charge
    Assault and family violence arrests in Texas are serious charges Assault and family violence arrests in Texas are serious charges. Many Texans don’t realize that calling the police in the heat of a domestic dispute will probably result…
  • Oct 13

    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent – Part 3

    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent – Part 3
    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent It is important to learn how to effectively co-parent because it will prevent children from being “Caught In The Middle” when parents get divorced. Research suggests both difficult and promising…
  • Oct 8

    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent – Part 2

    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent – Part 2
    Learn How To Effectively Co-Parent It is important to learn how to effectively co-parent because it will prevent children from being “Caught In The Middle” when parents get divorced. Research suggests both difficult and promising…
Rank this Week: 1774

Crime in the Suites

Crime in the Suites

Covers white collar defense issues, including civil forfeiture, federal crimes, federal sentencing and internet law. By the Ifrah Law Firm.

http://crimeinthesuites.com/
  • Jan 20

    The World Wide Tax Web: FATCA Data Sharing Goes Online

    The World Wide Tax Web: FATCA Data Sharing Goes Online
    The IRS has unveiled a secure web application, the International Data Exchange Service (IDES), for cross-border data sharing. IDES will allow Foreign Financial Institutions (FFIs) and tax authorities from other countries to transmit financial…
  • Jan 6

    Even Governors Go To Jail

    Even Governors Go To Jail
    Photo Credit:  Steve Helber, AP This afternoon, the long-running saga of Robert McDonnell came to what may be the end (not counting appeals) when the former Virginia Governor was sentenced to serve two years in prison after a jury…
  • Dec 1

    Remote Search Warrants and the Continued Threat to Privacy Right

    Remote Search Warrants and the Continued Threat to Privacy Right
    What were you doing Wednesday, November 5, 2014? If you are a staunch Republican, you might have been toasting the election results from the day before, dreamy-eyed and dancing. If you are a staunch Democrat, you might have been scratching…
Rank this Week: 4490

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

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

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 20

    Educational Empowerment Group at BCS

    Educational Empowerment Group at BCS
     Bronx Community Solutions is creating a new social service group for adolescent clients who were disengaged or at risk of dropping out from school. The group is intended to help young people explore their educational goals, and to…
  • Jan 15

    Manhattan and Brooklyn Testing Youth Diversion Program

    Manhattan and Brooklyn Testing Youth Diversion Program
    Two precincts in Manhattan and Brooklyn just began a pilot program to divert young offenders who have been arrested on minor level crimes. Youths arrested on minor charges will have the opportunity to meet with a counselor rather…
  • Dec 30

    Reentry and Outreach

    Reentry and Outreach
    Two years ago, Reentry Anonymous was created by members of the Bronx ReEntry Task Force and Bronx ReEntry Working Group to serve as a support group for returning citizens, similar to the AA or NA model of group therapy and ongoing support. On…
Rank this Week: 794

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Bill Mange. Covers Texas criminal defense.

http://www.criminal-attorney-austin-texas.com/blog/
  • Jan 20

    At Least One Legislator Has The Guts To Fight The Good Fight

    At Least One Legislator Has The Guts To Fight The Good Fight
    The Houston Chronicle reports that, thank goodness, one brave legislator has finally tackled the tough issues. The Honorable Marsha Farney, who represents Burnet, leads the fight to make this our official hat. Rep. Farney’s bill notes…
  • Dec 8

    How Are Grand Jurors Selected

    How Are Grand Jurors Selected
    Recent Grand Jury Decisions On August 9, 2014, Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson, Missouri police department told Michael Brown and his friend Dorian Johnson to walk on the sidewalk instead of down the middle of the street. From that…
  • Sep 25

    Your Silence Is Deafening Invoking Your 5th Amendment Right

    Your Silence Is Deafening Invoking Your 5th Amendment Right
    Once upon a time, if you wanted to invoke your right to remain silent, you didn’t have to be a lawyer to understand the 5th Amendment if you have watched any type of police TV shows, or movies. You just had to say nothing. Simple,right?…
Rank this Week: 1886

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Jan 19

    Marching on Montgomery

    Marching on Montgomery
    Almost 50 years ago, Martin Luther King, Jr., participated in a historic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, to call attention to the ongoing fierce opposition to black voter registration, despite the Civil Rights Act passed in 1964.My…
  • Jan 16

    Charles Hynes: the Gift that Keeps Giving

    Charles Hynes: the Gift that Keeps Giving
    Former Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes, who left behind a tarnished legacy, to put it kindly, is about to come under renewed scrutiny. No, I'm not talking about possible criminal charges for stealing misusing forfeited drug monies to benefit his…
  • Jan 10

    Another Innocent Man Cleared in Brooklyn

    Another Innocent Man Cleared in Brooklyn
    Ret. Dt. Louis ScarcellaThe other day, Justice Raymond Guzman, sitting in Kings County Supreme Court, vacated the conviction of Derrick Hamilton, who had spent more than 20 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. No, this is a not a…
Rank this Week: 1937

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Baltimore Police Adjust Officer Schedules To Boost Efficiency

    Baltimore Police Adjust Officer Schedules To Boost Efficiency
    Years of rigid officer schedules and mandatory five-day workweeks have hindered the Baltimore City Police Department's ability to fight crime in the most effective way possible. But starting this past week the department has implemented a…
  • Jan 13

    Baltimore Postal Worker Busted For Delivering Marijuana

    Baltimore Postal Worker Busted For Delivering Marijuana
    Over the couple last couple decades mail became one of the preferred methods of transporting marijuana across state lines. The carrier was irrelevant, as dealers and smokers would typically use FedEx, UPS, and the postal service to transport…
  • Jan 5

    Baltimore City Crime Decreases In 2014

    Baltimore City Crime Decreases In 2014
    Baltimore still has a long way to go, but it appears the city is heading in the right direction when it comes to fighting crime. City officials including the mayor and police commissioner recently kicked off 2015 with a press conference…
Rank this Week: 3730

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.milwaukeecriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    First-Degree Reckless Homicide – State v. Perner

    First-Degree Reckless Homicide – State v. Perner
    Just as in any other state, there are various degrees of murder in the state of Wisconsin. First-degree reckless homicide is charged when an individual does not intend to but recklessly causes the death of another human being under…
  • Jan 19

    Admissibility of Prior Sexual Contact – State v. Sarfraz

    Admissibility of Prior Sexual Contact – State v. Sarfraz
    Wisconsin’s rape shield laws generally forbid the introduction of any evidence concerning the victim’s prior sexual conduct. Put another way, the rape shield statute prohibits any information or opinion regarding sexual conduct…
  • Jan 19

    Lewd and Lascivious Behavior in Wisconsin

    Lewd and Lascivious Behavior in Wisconsin
    If you have been charged with engaging in lewd and lascivious conduct, you need to hire an experienced Milwaukee criminal defense attorney immediately. These types of charges are not only stressful but can ruin an individual’s…
Rank this Week: 1751

Law Offices of David A. Black

Law Offices of David A. Black

Discusses criminal law issues for people in Phoenix, Arizona.

http://www.dbphoenixcriminallawyer.com/blog/
  • Jan 19

    How can I beat a DUI charge (Infographic)

    How can I beat a DUI charge (Infographic)
    The post How can I beat a DUI charge (Infographic) appeared first on David Black.
  • Dec 18

    Revenge porn charged, despite court order staying enforcement

    Revenge porn charged, despite court order staying enforcement
    Arizona is one of a number of states that have recently passed what are commonly known as “revenge porn” laws. The laws criminalize the display of nude or sexually explicit photos of a person without that person’s consent.…
  • Dec 11

    School shootings in the new

    School shootings in the new
    There was a time when we heard about a threat of violence involving a school – usually a phony bomb threat – once in very long while. For some reason, these threats have become a regular part of life for students and their…
Rank this Week: 3356

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Jan 19

    PROVING THE BREATHALYZER IN ILLINOIS

    PROVING THE BREATHALYZER IN ILLINOIS
    You had always heard that if you were stopped for DUI, you should refuse to take a breathalyzer. But when the time came, you went right along with police and blew over the limit. What can you do? When you … Continue reading →
  • Dec 22

    TAKING THE PLEA FOR DUI IN ILLINOIS

    TAKING THE PLEA FOR DUI IN ILLINOIS
    In my practice, having my client take a guilty plea is a last resort, not a first option. When a DUI client comes to me, I first review all the evidence against him or her for any possible defense. Did … Continue reading →
  • Dec 8

    FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS: DUI TESTING IN ILLINOIS

    FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS: DUI TESTING IN ILLINOIS
    After leaving the bar, you blew a stop sign. Unfortunately, police were watching and stopped you for DUI. You agreed to take some field sobriety tests. Although you thought you passed, the officer arrested you. You walked a straight line…
Rank this Week: 1999

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Covers Chicago criminal and DUI laws. By Ava George Stewart.

http://chicagoduilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday
    My Dear Friends,I have already posted my thoughts over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog on this subject.  There is always something you can do today.-- PaxContinue reading over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog
  • Nov 3

    Chicago DUI Attorney Reminds You To Vote

    Chicago DUI Attorney Reminds You To Vote
    Tomorrow is election day.  And like many people, I am busy.  My husband is busy.  We have to work.  I have to pack after work for a flight for a memorial service.  But we voted already.  We prefer to vote early…
  • Feb 21

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on DUIs Without Alcohol Consumption

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on DUIs Without Alcohol Consumption
    This Chicago DUI attorney regularly gets told that you can't be charged with a DUI because no alcohol was consumed.  I've posted here, here, and here that this is not true.  Still it is clear that people really think you can't get…
Rank this Week: 4238

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Proud To Be Maladjusted

    Proud To Be Maladjusted
    Originally posted on January 17, 2011Mountain Top by Romare BeardenOver the weekend, I grabbed from my bookshelf A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings of Martin Luther King, Jr., and literally dusted it off.  I flipped through it…
  • Jan 6

    Back Story: Mike Piazza Is Again Snubbed By Baseball Hall Of Fame Voter

    Back Story: Mike Piazza Is Again Snubbed By Baseball Hall Of Fame Voter
    Mike Piazza, a 12-time All Star and a true superstar, is not in the Hall of Fame because of a case of back acne.  Seriously.  Sluggers during the Steroid Era are presumptively suspect of using "performance…
  • Dec 30

    Baseball Hall of Fame Voting: Focus On Substance Over Substance

    Baseball Hall of Fame Voting: Focus On Substance Over Substance
    “Voting shall be based on the player's record, playing ability, integrity, sportsmanship, character, their contributions to the team on which the player played.” -- BWAA's Hall of Fame RulesRacists and segregationists who…
Rank this Week: 2952

Las Vegas Criminal Defense…

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

By Ross Goodman.

http://www.rossgoodmancriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Jan 18

    Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Part 1: Definition

    Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Part 1: Definition
    According to Nevada Revised Statues (NRS 200.508), child abuse is defined as “willfully causing a child who is less than 18 years of age to suffer unjustifiable physical pain or mental suffering as a result of abuse or neglect, or to be…
  • Jan 17

    Domestic Violence: Signs of Abuse

    Domestic Violence: Signs of Abuse
    There are certain behaviors that can help a person foresee a possible domestic violence incident. Here are some of them: Signs and Chances of Abuse·         Constant ThreatsThreats can come in…
  • Jan 12

    Order For Protection Against Domestic Violence

    Order For Protection Against Domestic Violence
    There are times when the physical abuse is grave that a protection order is already needed. A protection order requires the offender to:·         Stay away from the victim’s home, office,…
Rank this Week: 1834

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    DASH CAM vs OFFICER TESTIMONY IN OHIO OVI CASES

    DASH CAM vs OFFICER TESTIMONY IN OHIO OVI CASES
    If an officer’s testimony about a traffic stop is not corroborated by the officer’s cruiser video, how do judges rule on the justification for a traffic stop? Once a judge makes a ruling, under what circumstances might that ruling…
  • Dec 20

    RECENT EROSION OF FOURTH AMENDMENT RIGHTS MAY IMPACT OHIO DUI/OVI CASES

    RECENT EROSION OF FOURTH AMENDMENT RIGHTS MAY IMPACT OHIO DUI/OVI CASES
    Suppose an officer detains a person for violating a traffic law and it turns out the person really didn’t violate the law: the officer was simply mistaken about what the law says. Until recently, one would expect that any evidence…
  • Dec 13

    WHAT IS THE IRONY OF URINE TESTING IN OHIO DUI/OVI CASES?

    WHAT IS THE IRONY OF URINE TESTING IN OHIO DUI/OVI CASES?
    Most states acknowledge urine testing is not an accurate way to measure blood alcohol concentration, and Ohio is one of the few states which still uses urine alcohol testing for DUI/OVI cases. Ohio law makes urine tests admissible in court so…
Rank this Week: 2373

New York DWI Defense Lawyer Blog

New York DWI Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers New York DWI laws and chemical tests. By the Law Offices of James F. Hughes.

http://www.newyorkdwidefenselawyer.com/
  • Jan 16

    A TRAFFIC TICKET? It's MORE than JUST a TRAFFIC TICKET

    A TRAFFIC TICKET? It's MORE than JUST a TRAFFIC TICKET
    What are some of the consequences when a motorist PLEADS GUILTY to violating the Vehicle and Traffic Law, or is FOUND GUILTY after a trial? The average driver considers a traffic ticket as a minor annoyance which will go away in time. Few…
  • Feb 2

    Multiple Drug/Alcohol Offender

    Multiple Drug/Alcohol Offender
    The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has implemented administrative changes to restoring licenses to individuals with multiple alcohol/drug related convictions. Applicants with two or more alcohol/drug related convictions within the past 25…
  • Aug 7

    New Cell Phone and Texting While Driving Law

    New Cell Phone and Texting While Driving Law
    In New York State improper cell phone use and texting while driving now carries five DMV points. This is an increase of two points, and applies to violations occurring on or after June 1, 2013. Figures released by the National Safety…
Rank this Week: 3029

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/
  • Jan 16

    Fourth Amendment Under Attack, Again

    Fourth Amendment Under Attack, Again
    After the October 6, 2014 argument in front of the United States Supreme Court, attorneys for Nicholas Heien and the attorneys for the state of North Carolina finally received a decision on December 15, 2014 for the Heien v. North Carolina…
  • Jan 8

    Restore Your Rights After a Felony

    Restore Your Rights After a Felony
    The age old myth is that convicted felons cannot vote, or possess guns. Just because you have a felony on your record does not mean that you lose all your rights as a citizen.   Life after a felony conviction can be frustrating and…
  • Dec 30

    Racial Profiling in Arizona

    Racial Profiling in Arizona
    After all the national attention of Arizona’s immigration laws in 2010, it may be difficult to figure out where the state’s law stands currently.   Arizona Senate Bill 1070 passed in 2010 making it unlawful for any…
Rank this Week: 3466

Atlanta DUI Blog

Atlanta DUI Blog

Covers DUI news. By Clark & Towne.

http://www.clarktowne.com/dui-blog
  • Jan 16

    Rolling down your window at a check point

    Rolling down your window at a check point
    By Jessica Towne There's a "controversial" YouTube video by the Fair DUI flyer folks about how to get through a DUI checkpoint without comprising your 4th amendment rights or even worrying about your Miranda rights. In the video, which was…
  • Jan 12

    The difference between having a license revoked or suspended

    The difference between having a license revoked or suspended
    By Jessica Towne I blogged earlier about what happens when your Georgia driver's license is cancelled. Now, we'll look at the other two ways Georgia drivers can lose their driving privileges, revocation and suspension. According to the…
  • Dec 29

    Cancelled Georgia driver's license

    Cancelled Georgia driver's license
    By Jesica Towne You can lose your driving privileges in Georgia three ways:Cancellation, Revocation, and Suspension. This article reviews cancelled licenses If you consult the Georgia Department of Driver Services website, you'll find that…
Rank this Week: 2691