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Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 1866

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Sep 22

    Katt Williams facing criminal charges in Georgia

    Katt Williams facing criminal charges in Georgia
    Most people in Georgia are familiar with Katt Williams for his long comedy career, but he recently made headlines for his personal life rather than his comedic stylings. Williams is currently facing multiple criminal charges in two different…
  • Sep 8

    Former GBI agent facing racketeering criminal charge

    Former GBI agent facing racketeering criminal charge
    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation recently relieved one of its agents of her duties, which was quickly followed by her resignation. Facing criminal charges for racketeering, she spent only hours behind jail before posting her $100,000 bond.…
  • Aug 26

    Possible kill for hire results in criminal charge

    Possible kill for hire results in criminal charge
    A Georgia teenager is currently being held in police custody without the opportunity to post bond. The high school student is facing criminal charges as an adult after he allegedly tried to hire someone to kill two of his classmates...
Rank this Week: 2466

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Features articles on criminal defense in Dallas and throughout Texas. By Broden & Mickelsen.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Sep 22

    Is It Illegal to File a False Police Report?

    Is It Illegal to File a False Police Report?
    You can’t afford to go without experienced criminal defense. At Broden & Mickelsen, we tackle the tough cases For the past few weeks, all eyes have been on Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where top-ranked athletes from around the world…
  • Sep 21

    Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Asks – Should Being Poor Mean You Have to Stay in Jail?

    Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Asks – Should Being Poor Mean You Have to Stay in Jail?
    When they can’t pay, they are stuck in jail until their case moves forward. In the meantime, their job, their children, and their other responsibilities exist in a sort of limbo. No one should be punished for being poor says Texas…
  • Sep 19

    Four Texas Cities Are Among the Most Dangerous for Women in the Country

    Four Texas Cities Are Among the Most Dangerous for Women in the Country
    Four cities in Texas have ranked among the most dangerous in the country in terms of crimes committed against women. The data was released this month by the insurance and management site valuepenguin.com. It stated one in six women will be a…
Rank this Week: 1820

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Sep 21

    Why Would Angelina Jolie Demand Sole Custody?

    Why Would Angelina Jolie Demand Sole Custody?
    When I read this morning that Brad and Angie were kaput, I didn’t believe it. After all, every month for the past several years some gossip magazine has splashed this headline across their cover page. Only it was never true. But today…
  • Sep 13

    Get Over It Hillary…

    Get Over It Hillary…
    In a recent interview with HUMANSOFNEWYORK.COM Hillary Clinton explains why she may appear to be “cold and unemotional”. “I was taking a law school admissions test in a big classroom at Harvard. My friend and I were some of…
  • Aug 31

    GUEST POST: FATHERLESS IN NORTH AMERICA

    GUEST POST: FATHERLESS IN NORTH AMERICA
    TERRY BRENNAN is the co-founder of “LEADING WOMEN FOR SHARED PARENTING”, an organization based in the United States, with invited members located world-wide. Members include women who are Senators, members of the House of…
Rank this Week: 4900

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

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

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Sep 21

    Does having a DUI affect getting hired?

    Does having a DUI affect getting hired?
      Finding a job in today’s economy can be tough. Although that is a difficult task on its own for the best of candidates, adding an Arizona DUI conviction to your record can make a job search even more problematic. At best, you may…
  • Sep 14

    How to Remove a DUI off My Record

    How to Remove a DUI off My Record
    When you are arrested or convicted of drunk driving, resulting criminal charges can heavily affect your daily life. You may lose your job, struggle to find a new position, get expelled from college and even suffer credit problems. Your…
  • Sep 12

    False DUI Breathalyzer Results from Foreign Substance

    False DUI Breathalyzer Results from Foreign Substance
    When you are suspected of DUI and administered a breathalyzer test, there are a multitude of substances that can affect your test results. Even if you have not been drinking alcohol, you can still be arrested if your breathalyzer test…
Rank this Week: 4463

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
  • Sep 21

    Cross Examination of Fingerprint Expert and the Confrontation Clause: Tips and Trick

    Cross Examination of Fingerprint Expert and the Confrontation Clause: Tips and Trick
    US v. Joel Rivas, No. 13-3526. A fingerprint examiner ("Rottman") testified at trial that he was certain the partial fingerprint found on a 9 millimeter handgun belonged to Joel Rivas. Rivas's only argument is that his rights under…
  • Sep 9

    "God Forgives, Outlaws Don't." Federal Criminal Forfeiture 101

    "God Forgives, Outlaws Don't." Federal Criminal Forfeiture 101
    US v. Joshua N. Bowser. Appeal of: Bradley W. Carlson. No. 15-2258. This appeal involves the government's efforts to seize personal property bearing the insignia of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club (the "Outlaws"), and the effort of a…
  • Aug 26

    Attorney-Client Privilege May Block Subpoena to Client’s Accountant

    Attorney-Client Privilege May Block Subpoena to Client’s Accountant
    Grand Jury Subpoena to Client's Accountant: Attorney-Client Privilege May Block Production In the Matter of GRAND JURY PROCEEDINGS Nos. 99-3131, 99-3317. A grand jury investigating alleged tax fraud by Dr. Basaam Osman subpoenaed numerous…
Rank this Week: 4367

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 21

    The Fourth Circuit Considers Whether a Prolonged Search Is Constitutional

    The Fourth Circuit Considers Whether a Prolonged Search Is Constitutional
    As has been discussed in prior posts on this blog, police officers who stop and search individuals in their vehicles, on the street, or in their homes must have probable cause for such a search and seizure. They cannot simply stop individuals…
  • Sep 7

    Time-Barred Claims of Debt in Bankruptcy Proceeding

    Time-Barred Claims of Debt in Bankruptcy Proceeding
    When an individual or a company files for bankruptcy, creditors who are owed money may file proofs of claim in the bankruptcy proceedings. These proofs of claim detail the money allegedly owed by the debtor to the creditor, and they are then…
  • Aug 29

    The Fourth Amendment and the Government’s Right to Cell Phone Data – U.S. v. Graham

    The Fourth Amendment and the Government’s Right to Cell Phone Data – U.S. v. Graham
    As the nature of our movements and communications become more electronic, the federal courts and courts in West Virginia are increasingly confronted with the complexities of balancing personal protections and privacy rights with governmental…
Rank this Week: 3050

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 21

    No Requirement of Actual Harm for Vulnerable Victim Enhancement

    No Requirement of Actual Harm for Vulnerable Victim Enhancement
         In United States v. Adeolu, No. 14-3610, 2016 WL 4728003, the Circuit affirmed Adeolu’s sentence, holding that the vulnerable victim enhancement at U.S.S.G. § 3A1.1(b)(1), does not require actual harm to the…
  • Sep 2

    Repeat and Dangerous Sex Offender Guideline / Categorical Approach

    Repeat and Dangerous Sex Offender Guideline / Categorical Approach
    In United States v. Dahl, No. 15-2271 (3d Cir., Aug. 17, 2016), the district court committed plain error by failing to apply the categorical approach in determining whether Dahl’s Delaware first- and third-degree unlawful sexual contact…
  • Sep 2

    Collateral Attack of Sentence Not Permitted at Supervised Release Revocation Hearing

    Collateral Attack of Sentence Not Permitted at Supervised Release Revocation Hearing
    In United States v. Jones, No. 15-1636 (3d Cir., Aug.17, 2016), Defendant sought to challenge the classification of his underlying conviction during his supervised release revocation hearing. Specifically, Defendant attempted to argue that,…
Rank this Week: 724

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    DWLSR Information

    DWLSR Information
    Other Questions Asked In Driving While License Suspended Cases How Can Someone Verify Their License Has Been Suspended Or Reinstated? If you check online with the DMV and you type in your driver’s license number, there are links from…
  • Sep 6

    Defending A Driving On A Suspended License Charge In Florida

    Defending A Driving On A Suspended License Charge In Florida
    Defending A Driving On A Suspended License Charge In Florida Pinellas County  has specialized courts that deals strictly with traffic citations, DUIs and license suspension, like driving while license suspended issues. Attorneys Nicholas…
  • Aug 24

    DWLSR in Florida

    DWLSR in Florida
    Consequences Of Driving With A Suspended License In Florida If A License Is Suspended For Non-Criminal Matters Such As Failing To Pay Child Support, Can The Fines And Court Costs Be Avoided? That’s the tricky thing about these traffic…
Rank this Week: 3785

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2330

Law Office of David P. Shapiro…

Law Office of David P. Shapiro Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneyatlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 21

    San Diego Assault Raises Hate Crime Issue

    San Diego Assault Raises Hate Crime Issue
    A man was recently attacked in the Oak Park neighborhood of San Diego. According to reports, he was beaten by ... The post San Diego Assault Raises Hate Crime Issues appeared first on Law Office of David P. Shapiro.
  • Sep 8

    Manslaughter vs. Murder in a DUI Case

    Manslaughter vs. Murder in a DUI Case
    In a recent article, the subject was the death of a pedestrian at the hands of an alleged drunk driver. ... The post Manslaughter vs. Murder in a DUI Case appeared first on Law Office of David P. Shapiro.
  • Aug 29

    Jacob W’s Story

    Jacob W’s Story
    The silence was deafening inside the car. I had never known a quiet to last so long, or be so ... The post Jacob W’s Story appeared first on Law Office of David P. Shapiro.
Rank this Week: 3237

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.losangelescriminallawyersblog.com
  • Sep 20

    What to Expect With your Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney in Court

    What to Expect With your Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney in Court
    If you have made the decision to hire a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney to represent you on the criminal charges against you, you have made the best decision for your future. A Criminal Lawyer has extensive experience and knowledge with…
  • Sep 20

    How to Mitigate the Consequences of a Multiple Charge Criminal Offense in Los Angele

    How to Mitigate the Consequences of a Multiple Charge Criminal Offense in Los Angele
    If you have been arrested by officers under the suspicion of having violated a criminal offense, chances are you may be charged. This is not always the case. Oftentimes a person may be arrested, but upon review of the evidence and facts,…
  • Sep 1

    Being Proactive About your Los Angeles Hit and Run Charge

    Being Proactive About your Los Angeles Hit and Run Charge
    If you have received a letter or a call from the police department asking to speak to you about a Los Angeles Hit and Run, you have not been arrested. If you have received a citation asking you to appear in Court, then you have been charged,…
Rank this Week: 3020

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Michael McKneely.

http://www.mikeonyourside.com/blog
  • Sep 20

    Hello world!

    Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!
  • Aug 28

    Prosecutor In Hot Water for Helping Mistre

    Prosecutor In Hot Water for Helping Mistre
    The President of the California District Attorneys Association, Sutter County District Attorney Carl Adams, is in hot water for involving himself in an investigation into an arson at the home of a former prostitute he had an an affair with.…
  • Aug 28

    Prosecutor In Hot Water for Helping Mistre

    Prosecutor In Hot Water for Helping Mistre
    The President of the California District Attorneys Association, Sutter County District Attorney Carl Adams, is in hot water for involving himself in an investigation into an arson at the home of a former prostitute he had an an affair with.…
Rank this Week: 3140

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 19

    Change To Ohio DUI/OVI Law Expands Driving Privilege

    Change To Ohio DUI/OVI Law Expands Driving Privilege
    Until a few days ago, the scope of driving privileges for Ohio DUI/OVI suspensions was very limited.  A parent on limited driving privileges was not permitted to drive children for extra-curricular activities.  A person on limited…
  • Sep 5

    Ohio Administrative License Suspensions-Lesson #2

    Ohio Administrative License Suspensions-Lesson #2
    The last entry in this blog discussed lesson number one for appealing an Ohio Administrative License Suspension (A.L.S.).  The lesson came from a recent appellate case.  That lesson was for defense lawyers, and it was simple: …
  • Aug 20

    A Lesson In Appealing Ohio Administrative License Suspension

    A Lesson In Appealing Ohio Administrative License Suspension
    Practicing law is an art, not a science, and there are various methods to develop skill at the art of lawyering. One method is to learn the hard way. In a recent Ohio OVI case, the defense lawyer learned the hard way how to appeal an…
Rank this Week: 2504

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Sep 19

    CAN POLICE PROVE THE WEAPONS ARE MINE?

    CAN POLICE PROVE THE WEAPONS ARE MINE?
    You were visiting a friend when a police raided his home. In the raid, police found some ammunition or other weapons. You have a criminal record and are not allowed to possess these items. Can the police charge you with illegal possession?…
  • Aug 29

    WHO IS A HOUSEHOLD MEMBER UNDER ILLINOIS DOMESTIC BATTERY LAW

    WHO IS A HOUSEHOLD MEMBER UNDER ILLINOIS DOMESTIC BATTERY LAW
    In Illinois, the offense of domestic battery requires that you have caused bodily harm or made insulting or provoking contact with any family or household member. But what is a family or household member? A blood relative or a spouse seems…
  • Aug 8

    EXTRADITION TO ILLINOIS: THE UNFINISHED CRIMINAL CASE

    EXTRADITION TO ILLINOIS: THE UNFINISHED CRIMINAL CASE
    With ever-expanding access to information, police in one state can easily learn about any criminal charges you have open in another state. And that can lead to extradition. Extradition means you could be arrested in your current state and…
Rank this Week: 1443

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Covers sex crime laws and cases. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Sep 19

    19-year-old Accused of ‘Sexting’ with 12-year-old

    19-year-old Accused of ‘Sexting’ with 12-year-old
    Recently, 19-year-old Brendan Baia, a former student at Central Michigan University, was accused of ‘sexting’ with a 12-year-old girl. According to reports, Baia and the girl had been exchanging messages and photos via their cell…
  • Sep 9

    Alleged Sexual Assault at MSU Over Labor Day Weekend Under Investigation

    Alleged Sexual Assault at MSU Over Labor Day Weekend Under Investigation
    Early Sunday morning over the long Labor Day holiday weekend it was reported that a sexual assault had occurred in McDonel Hall on the MSU (Michigan State University) campus. According to MSU police, the incident took place between 10:30…
  • Sep 2

    Hartland Resort Park Ranger Pleads No Contest to 2009 Sexual Assault of Teen, Sentenced to Four Months in Jail

    Hartland Resort Park Ranger Pleads No Contest to 2009 Sexual Assault of Teen, Sentenced to Four Months in Jail
    In late July, 36-year-old Christopher Craig Bennett pleaded no contest to seduction in the alleged sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl at Waldenwoods resort in Hartland in 2009. Bennett was a park ranger at the resort at the time, although…
Rank this Week: 4721

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
Rank this Week: 2407

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

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

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
  • Sep 18

    NJ Woman Drives Drunk To Police HQ After DWI Arrest

    NJ Woman Drives Drunk To Police HQ After DWI Arrest
    Police in Lacey, New Jersey faced an odd situation on August 3. Overnight, they had arrested Melony Gilchrist, of the Forked River neighborhood, on suspicion of DWI and took custody of her vehicle, as allowed by John’s Law. Under…
  • Sep 18

    NJ High School Football Coach Starts School Off With DWI

    NJ High School Football Coach Starts School Off With DWI
    Harrison High School may be hiring another football coach after their most recent appointment, Thomas Ferriero, 50, was arrested. According to police, Ferriero was behind the wheel of a town-owned van that he was not authorized to drive, when…
  • Sep 18

    Former Monmouth, NJ Prosecutor Pleads Guilty to Refusal in DWI Case

    Former Monmouth, NJ Prosecutor Pleads Guilty to Refusal in DWI Case
    A former county prosecutor and head of the Violent Crimes Unit at the U.S. Attorney’s Office pleaded guilty in March to refusing to submit to a breath alcohol test after he was stopped on suspicion of drunk driving last December. The…
Rank this Week: 3421

Jay Cohen DWI & Texas Criminal Law…

Jay Cohen DWI & Texas Criminal Law Blog

Discusses Texas criminal laws, types of criminal cases, and trials in the news.

http://www.cohendwilawyer.com/blog
  • Sep 18

    Legislative mistake reduces penalties for some drug offense

    Legislative mistake reduces penalties for some drug offense
    The Texas legislature amended Health & Safety Code §481.103 with the intention of outlawing  more synthetic drugs. In an attempt to sell a legal product, individuals have been producing synthetic drugs that have slightly…
  • Jun 22

    DUIs, Interlocks, and Texas, How Does It All Affect You?

    DUIs, Interlocks, and Texas, How Does It All Affect You?
    Nearly a year ago, the great state of Texas introduced a law that gave individuals with lower blood alcohol levels the option to choose between installing an ignition interlock device on their car or an outright suspension of their…
  • May 16

    The CSI Effect and DUI Trial Reality

    The CSI Effect and DUI Trial Reality
      TV and Hollywood have an amazing ability to create dramatically fantastical worlds, from what is otherwise a far more mundane side of life, and the process of criminal investigation by law enforcement on TV is one of these categories.…
Rank this Week: 1346

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 18

    Mr. Bumble Proved Right. Again.

    Mr. Bumble Proved Right. Again.
    There was a guy I went to law school with who had a problem in the ethics class we had to take.*  He couldn't understand why it would be a bad move to represent both husband and wife in a divorce. Lest you be confused, it's 'cause they…
  • Sep 7

    If all lives mattered, we wouldn't have to say black lives matter

    If all lives mattered, we wouldn't have to say black lives matter
    Walter Scott.  Unarmed.  Shot in the back.  Killed.  Samuel DuBose.  Unarmed.  Shot in his car.  Killed.Errol Garner. Unarmed.  Allegedly selling loosies. Put in a chokehold.  Killed.  In case…
  • Sep 6

    He Held Her. They Both Cried.

    He Held Her. They Both Cried.
    It was 1983.She was 19.  He was 22.  She was white.  He was black.  She was raped.  He wasn't the guy who did it.But she identified him.  In a photo array.  In a courtroom before a jury.  In another…
Rank this Week: 4302

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer…

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer Blog

By IMG Legal Group.

http://www.imglegalgroup.com/#!blog/cxyn
  • Sep 18

    Assault Lawyers in Monmouth and Ocean County NJ

    Assault Lawyers in Monmouth and Ocean County NJ
    If you have been convicted of an assault-related crime in NJ. Whether you have been arrested for assault, battery or intent the penalties involved from state to state can be extremely serious. We understand the seriousness of all assault…
  • Sep 4

    Consult with a Drug Crime Attorney| Monmouth & Ocean County NJ Drug Related Crime Lawyer

    Consult with a Drug Crime Attorney| Monmouth & Ocean County NJ Drug Related Crime Lawyer
    When you work with a criminal defense lawyer from our firm, you can breathe easier knowing that we will be willing to go the distance in our efforts to help you fight for your desirable result. If you have been convicted of a drug-related…
  • Aug 26

    Before The Labor Day Holiday Weekend Begins Remember ~ Drink,Drive,Go To Jail.

    Before The Labor Day Holiday Weekend Begins Remember ~ Drink,Drive,Go To Jail.
    Before you start your Labor Day festivities, be sure that you make a plan for a safe ride home. We understand that being arrested and locked up in New Jersey may have been the worst experience you’ve ever had, whether it was in Ocean…
Rank this Week: 1939

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By KaiserDillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2562

Austin Criminal Defense Blog

Austin Criminal Defense Blog

Reviews and discusses current Texas criminal defense issues. By Tillman Braniff, PLLC.

http://www.tillmanbraniff.com/blog/
  • Sep 17

    Are You Ready for a No Refusal Weekend?

    Are You Ready for a No Refusal Weekend?
    Music, entertainment, nightlife, and the University of Texas are some of the reasons why people travel from all over the world to experience the vibrant culture […] The post Are You Ready for a No Refusal Weekend? appeared first on…
  • Mar 30

    Not Your Parents’ Miranda!

    Not Your Parents’ Miranda!
    Not Your Parents’ Miranda! Posted by Brian Tillman on 9 June 2010 As of June 1st, you may no longer assert your right to be silent […] The post Not Your Parents’ Miranda! appeared first on Tillman-Braniff.
  • Mar 30

    Can I Seal my Criminal Record?

    Can I Seal my Criminal Record?
    Can I Seal my Criminal Record? Posted by Brian Tillman on 9 June 2010 This is one of the most frequent questions we receive, and the […] The post Can I Seal my Criminal Record? appeared first on Tillman-Braniff.
Rank this Week: 4444

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 17

    CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PROMOTION EXAM INVALIDATED

    CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PROMOTION EXAM INVALIDATED
    PENDING PROMOTIONS PLACED ON HOLD The content of the most recent promotional exam administered to the approximately 70 Clay County Sheriff’s Deputies striving to make the rank of sergeant or lieutenant may have been leaked in…
  • Jun 3

    THREE DUVAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AVOID SEX CASES BY PLEADING TO MISDEMEANORS

    THREE DUVAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AVOID SEX CASES BY PLEADING TO MISDEMEANORS
    Students Arrested Were 17, 18 and 19 Years of Age, Dodged a Sex Crime According to a report, three male students at Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville were arrested in April for having sex with a female student on school grounds. …
  • Jun 3

    THREE DUVAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AVOID SEX CASES BY PLEADING TO MISDEMEANORS

    THREE DUVAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AVOID SEX CASES BY PLEADING TO MISDEMEANORS
    Students Arrested Were 17, 18 and 19 Years of Age, Dodged a Sex Crime According to a report, three male students at Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville were arrested in April for having sex with a female student on school grounds. …
Rank this Week: 1255

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law and criminal defense in Maryland. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 16

    Not Guilty in Murder Case with Confession

    Not Guilty in Murder Case with Confession
    In July I finally resolved a murder case that I have been working on for the better part of 3 years. I received a not guilty on the case in spite of the fact that my client gave a recorded “confession” to the crime.  I am…
  • Apr 15

    Maryland Justice Reinvestment Act

    Maryland Justice Reinvestment Act
    The Maryland Assembly has recently passed the Justice Reinvestment Act which is generally aimed at significantly reduces Maryland's prison population. Our partner, Judge Joe Murphy (ret.) played a key role in formulating much of this…
  • Apr 15

    Maryland Justice Reinvestment Act

    Maryland Justice Reinvestment Act
    The Maryland Assembly has recently passed the Justice Reinvestment Act which is generally aimed at significantly reduces Maryland’s prison population. Our partner, Judge Joe Murphy (ret.) played a key role in formulating much of this…
Rank this Week: 1204

New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1376

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

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

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
  • Sep 16

    Medical Records are admissible without a witness in a Georgia DUI

    Medical Records are admissible without a witness in a Georgia DUI
     On February 16, 2016 in Samuels v. State, 335 Ga. App. 819, 783 SE2d 344 (2016), the Georgia Court of Appeals medical records may be admitted into evidence without a testifying witness including diagnoses and medical opinions as…
  • Sep 13

    State v Tittle - Exercising your Constitutional Rights equals Guilty Knowledge

    State v Tittle - Exercising your Constitutional Rights equals Guilty Knowledge
      On February 5, 2016, the Georgia Court of Appeals issued its opinion in State v. Tittle, 335 Ga. App. 558, 782 SE2d 487 (2016).  In what has become just another DUI "Other Acts" f/k/a "Similar Transactions" case where a Defendant…
  • Aug 28

    Spoone v. State - Mother consented to warrantless entry in son's DUI investigation

    Spoone v. State - Mother consented to warrantless entry in son's DUI investigation
    In Spoone v State, 335 Ga. App. 816, 783 SE2d 342 (2016), the Georgia Court of Appeals found that a mother gave consent for police to make a warrantless entry into her house to investigate her adult son who lived in her basement after poilce…
Rank this Week: 3167

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/
  • Sep 15

    2016.034: It Is About the Truth

    2016.034: It Is About the Truth
    Remember, it is not what you think about the Super Lawyers program, it is about what the potential client thinks! Thus spake Bart Taylor, trying to sell advertising in the Super Lawyers online directory in an email purporting to come…
  • Sep 1

    2016.033: Trial Theory (Part Two of Several)

    2016.033: Trial Theory (Part Two of Several)
    In Trial Theory I I concluded: Most jurors form a belief about the right result in the case by the end of opening statement; this belief will not be changed absent blockbuster evidence that they have not been primed to … Continue…
  • Aug 30

    2016.032: Safe From Suit, But Not From Prosecution

    2016.032: Safe From Suit, But Not From Prosecution
    …That night, someone sent an e-mail to Vietnamese groups alleging appellant was going to Vietnam to “bow down” to Ho Chi Minh and the Vietnamese Communists. . . . . . In 2014, appellant [Al Hoang] won the Republican primary…
Rank this Week: 407

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

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

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Sep 15

    Body Worn Cameras in D.C.: Watching Events Through the Eyes of Police

    Body Worn Cameras in D.C.: Watching Events Through the Eyes of Police
    On the morning of trial, I stick my head into the small room outside the courtroom where the police officers are assembled. I have spent hours watching and indexing footage from the body worn cameras three of the... Read More
  • Sep 3

    “The Type of Guy That Gives Lawyers a Bad Name”

    “The Type of Guy That Gives Lawyers a Bad Name”
    Q:            When did you have that conversation then with David? A:            Prior to him ending up in the hospital.…
  • Jul 20

    “The First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All the Lawyers”

    “The First Thing We Do, Let’s Kill All the Lawyers”
    Back in my days with the federal government, before I had my own J.D., I hated working with the lawyers. It was not just that they spoke a strange language and treated each other as if they were... Read More
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Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Zachary B. Cooper, Attorney at Law, P.C.

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Pleas Considered in Two Fatal DUI Cases in Pennsylvania

    Pleas Considered in Two Fatal DUI Cases in Pennsylvania
    Clair Fink was charged with DUI, third-degree murder, and related offenses in May of last year. Driving drunk the wrong direction on Route 30 last spring, Fink head-on collided with a vehicle driven by Ligonier police Lieutenant Eric Eslary,…
  • Sep 1

    Pennsylvania Appellate Court Reverses DUI Conviction in Light of McNeely

    Pennsylvania Appellate Court Reverses DUI Conviction in Light of McNeely
    The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently reversed and remanded a defendant’s DUI convictions in light of the United States Supreme Court’s holding in Missouri v. McNeely. In December 2012, Philadelphia Police Officer Amina…
  • Aug 25

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Holds DUI Defendant Not Constitutionally Entitled to Jury Trial

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Holds DUI Defendant Not Constitutionally Entitled to Jury Trial
    A Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently affirmed appellant Ryan O. Langley’s appeal of his convictions of DUI and driving at an unsafe speed. The court upheld prior precedent holding that (1) an information is required to include…
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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/
  • Sep 15

    Constitutional Sound Bites for the Ear and On the Air

    Constitutional Sound Bites for the Ear and On the Air
    Different people learn in different ways.  Many like to listen or watch video rather than simply read.  This page features constitutional concepts for the ear, and interviews with constitutional stories and the background of the…
  • Aug 24

    How A Bill Becomes a Law: Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution

    How A Bill Becomes a Law: Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution
    The Constitution’s Article I, Section 7 defines the process by which the federal government passes laws. Section 7 opens with the Origination Clause which requires “Bills for raising Revenue” to originate in the House…
  • Aug 16

    Constitutional Sound Bites: Information for Educator

    Constitutional Sound Bites: Information for Educator
    Many states are either updating or passing new laws regarding civics education for their K-12 students.  For example, Illinois’ new civics graduation requirement goes into effect for incoming 2016-17 high school freshman and South…
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Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

    What Exactly Does "Conviction" mean?

    What Exactly Does "Conviction" mean?
     The opinion in United States v. Canelas-Amador reads like a suspense novel with the first paragraph eliciting the intrigue of the reader.  This is merely a summary of the opinion but you are encouraged to read it (United States v.…
  • Sep 13

    New? rule for withdrawing as counsel

    New? rule for withdrawing as counsel
    A helpful case manager at the Sixth Circuit alerted me to 6th Cir. R. 12(c)(4)(D), regarding motions to withdraw as counsel. I do not have to file these very often, so am not sure when the notice requirement was added. Should the rare…
  • Sep 6

    Twelve Minutes Sufficient Prep for Supervised Release Violation Hearing: Coleman

    Twelve Minutes Sufficient Prep for Supervised Release Violation Hearing: Coleman
    Last week, the Sixth Circuit decided United States v. Coleman, which held counsel was not constitutionally ineffective in accepting an in-court appointment on a supervised release violation, briefly reviewing the case, and then proceeding…
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The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

Covers asset searches, bribery, due diligence, money laundering and scams. By Charles Griffin Intelligence.

http://www.ethicalinvestigator.com/
  • Sep 14

    The Yelp Defense: Internet Garbage Isn’t Our Problem

    The Yelp Defense: Internet Garbage Isn’t Our Problem
    When your defense is that the law allows you to publish garbage without fear of prosecution, one takeaway is simple: the internet is filled with garbage that needs to be well verified before you rely on it. This blog thinks the Ninth Circuit…
  • Jul 14

    Where the Electronic Data Are Makes All the Difference

    Where the Electronic Data Are Makes All the Difference
    It’s cloud illusions I recall I really don’t know clouds at all –Joni Mitchell Today’s decision by the Second Circuit that Microsoft did not have to hand over data stored on its server in Ireland should remind us all…
  • Jun 27

    Brexit’s Prediction Lesson for Investigator

    Brexit’s Prediction Lesson for Investigator
    What lesson does the Brexit vote hold for anyone conducting or contemplating fact investigation? Don’t let confirmation bias muddy your thinking. One of the key “Investigator’s Enemies” identified in my book, The Art…
Rank this Week: 1378

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 14

    Lots and Lots of Blog Posts…

    Lots and Lots of Blog Posts…
    And not a single one of them here. They’re all over at Mimesis Law: MOB JUSTICE FOR A DEAD GORILLA NYPD GIVE FAR TOO MUCH CREDIT TO THE POP OUT BOYZ THOMAS VITANOVITZ’S LUCKY INTERVENTION…TO A POINT DONALD RAY…
  • Jun 29

    Customer Service Self Help

    Customer Service Self Help
    I had the displeasure yesterday of spending quite some time in a court with about the most hostile staff around. As soon as I made it past the security guard, who was pretty friendly, I got nothing but scowls from the various clerks, who…
  • May 27

    I’ve Been Really Busy…

    I’ve Been Really Busy…
    Not just with legal work, but with blogging too. Just not here. Over at Mimesis Law. Here are links: FIXING THE DOUBLE STANDARD AT THE NORTH CAROLINA BAR STEPHEN RANKIN’S COP BUDDIES, STEALING THE PROSECUTION’S THUNDER TO (MAYBE)…
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Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Being a registered sex offender is a life sentence

    Being a registered sex offender is a life sentence
    A recent article from the Associated Press highlights the growing number of people being placed on sex offender registries all over the country.  According to the report, there are more than 800,000 people on registries in the United…
  • Sep 8

    A clerk in California accused of altering over 1,000 traffic and criminal case

    A clerk in California accused of altering over 1,000 traffic and criminal case
    A deputy clerk or court in Orange County, California, has been arrested on federal charges of violating RICO, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, bribery and money laundering.  According to a report in the Orange…
  • Aug 25

    Jacksonville Transportation Authority employee arrested for grand theft

    Jacksonville Transportation Authority employee arrested for grand theft
    A  mechanic working for the City of Jacksonville was recently arrested on one charge of grand theft in Duval County.  According to an article in The Florida Times Union, the now ex-employee stole paint and various automotive parts…
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Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 13

    Why TV Reporters Would Make Lousy Lawyer

    Why TV Reporters Would Make Lousy Lawyer
    This topic has been on my mind for months now, for obvious reasons. Apparently Matt Lauer brought it to the forefront with his lame “interviews” of Trump and Clinton. I wouldn’t know. I can’t bear to watch this stuff…
  • Aug 19

    Lying to Get Out of Trouble = More Trouble

    Lying to Get Out of Trouble = More Trouble
    If I’ve seen it once, I’ve seen it a million times. I’ve blogged about it a million times. At least it feels that way. I have definitely lectured clients about it about a million times: lying to get out of trouble just winds…
  • Aug 18

    Why are the Olympic Swimmers In Trouble in Brazil?

    Why are the Olympic Swimmers In Trouble in Brazil?
    As usual, I have no idea. But I can guess. Here are some of the rather sketchy “facts” that have emerged so far: Ryan Lochte was out with some of his other superstar swim team members for a night on the town after completing his…
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The Law Office of Aaron M. Black,…

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black, PLLC Blog

Covers DUI and criminal defense.

http://www.aaronblacklaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 12

    A third DUI in Phoenix in 84 Months is a class 4 felony

    A third DUI in Phoenix in 84 Months is a class 4 felony
    If you have been charged with a third DUI in 84 Months or an Aggravated DUI due to a license suspension in Phoenix you could be facing a Class 4 Felony. A class 4 felony carries a prison sentence with a minimum of 4 months and a maximum of…
  • Sep 5

    2nd Time Misdemeanor DUI in Maricopa County

    2nd Time Misdemeanor DUI in Maricopa County
    If you have been charged with a 2nd time DUI in Maricopa County you stand to face some very stiff penalties. With an automatic 1 year license revocation which means that you will not be able to drive at all for a full year, the punishment…
  • Sep 1

    Be safe this Labor Day Weekend!

    Be safe this Labor Day Weekend!
    It’s amazing the Labor Day weekend is upon us! With the three day weekend in sight plans will be made for BBQ’s and family time or maybe one more trip around the lake. In all of the festivities I remain most certain that an adult…
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Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Obama Clemency Grants Pick Up Steam

    Obama Clemency Grants Pick Up Steam
    Somewhat lost in the run-up to Labor Day weekend and wall-to-wall media coverage of the Clinton and Trump campaigns, President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 111 federal prisoners on August 30. This builds on what has quietly become…
  • Jul 16

    Strong Support for Marijuana Legalization in Law School Poll, But Results for Other Drugs Harder to Interpret

    Strong Support for Marijuana Legalization in Law School Poll, But Results for Other Drugs Harder to Interpret
    In the Marquette Law School Poll conducted earlier this month, fifty-nine percent of registered Wisconsin voters agreed that marijuana “should be fully legalized and regulated like alcohol.” Only thirty-nine percent disagreed.…
  • Jul 7

    Please Support Clemency Petition of Adam Clausen

    Please Support Clemency Petition of Adam Clausen
    With a wonderful group of Marquette law students, I have been working this year to help about a dozen federal prisoners apply for clemency (sentence reduction) from President Obama. All but one are applying through Clemency Project 2014 as…
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Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Criminal Liability for Hit and Run in Massachusett

    Criminal Liability for Hit and Run in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Anderson, a Massachusetts appellate court considered a criminal hit and run case. The defendant was charged with leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident after causing personal injury and property damage, as well…
  • Sep 2

    When Is a Patfrisk Appropriate in a Suspected Drug Crime Case in Massachusetts?

    When Is a Patfrisk Appropriate in a Suspected Drug Crime Case in Massachusetts?
    Commonwealth v. Nichols arose when two police officers trained in drug crimes went undercover to patrol a section of Boston. The officers had received multiple drug-related complaints for that neighborhood, which was already known to the…
  • Aug 21

    Probable Cause to Believe a Joint Venture Crime Has Been Committed

    Probable Cause to Believe a Joint Venture Crime Has Been Committed
    In Commonwealth v. Sanchez, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts appealed from orders that granted motions to suppress evidence that was seized during the search of codefendants. There were four companion cases. The issue in the case was whether…
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Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense and DUI defense law. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey Vallens APC.

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • Sep 11

    Vandalism Charges Dismissed

    Vandalism Charges Dismissed
    Vandalism Charges Dismissed It took over a year, but I finally civilly compromised another vandalism case. My client and his friends were out smashing mailboxes, light fixtures and even a couple car side view mirrors. The third and final…
  • Sep 9

    "When Darkness Reigns", By Philip R. Dunn

    "When Darkness Reigns", By Philip R. Dunn
    When Darkness Reigns, by Philip R. Dunn A couple months ago I rented a new office in the Conejo Valley in order to better serve my Ventura County clients. The office is located near the Thousand Oaks Auto Center at 141 Duesenberg Drive,…
  • Jul 17

    How to Deal with Criminal Protective Orders in Domestic Violence Case

    How to Deal with Criminal Protective Orders in Domestic Violence Case
    How to Deal with an Emergency Protective Order or Criminal Protective Order in Domestic Violence Cases If you have been arrested for domestic violence there is a good chance there will be an emergency protective order issued immediately…
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Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.missouricriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 9

    DWIs and the affect on your license

    DWIs and the affect on your license
    Driving While Intoxicated or Driving Under the Influences cases in Missouri are continuing their evolution toward ambiguity as courts wrestle with changes to the BAC testing process, the science behind such testing, and even the impact the…
  • Sep 9

    DWIs and the affect on your license

    DWIs and the affect on your license
    Driving While Intoxicated or Driving Under the Influences cases in Missouri are continuing their evolution toward ambiguity as courts wrestle with changes to the BAC testing process, the science behind such testing, and even the impact the…
  • Aug 28

    Recent Happenings with State Felony Theft cases     

    Recent Happenings with State Felony Theft cases     
    Last week the Supreme Court of Missouri handed down a ruling that affects many felony theft cases all over the state.  The Supreme Court analyzed section 570.030 of the Missouri Criminal Code in State v. Bazell.   In State v.…
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Colorado Springs Criminal Lawyer…

Colorado Springs Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers the defense of DUI / DWAI, domestic violence, felonies and misdemeanors in Colorado. By Gasper Law Group.

http://www.coloradospringscriminallawyerblog.com/
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Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
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Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 7

    Probable Cause in DUI Case

    Probable Cause in DUI Case
    "Probable cause" is a phrase you've probably heard thrown a lot in movies and television, but its importance in actual criminal cases cannot be overstated. Essentially, probable cause is the legal concept that allows police officers to…
  • Aug 15

    DUI Convictions Fund Crime Lab

    DUI Convictions Fund Crime Lab
    A new study has revealed that many state crime labs are funded by court fees levied against the citizens they help convict. As Huffington Post reports, these court fee systems call into question the impartiality of our justice system and…
  • Aug 11

    Huffington Post Wants You to Find the Right DUI Lawyer

    Huffington Post Wants You to Find the Right DUI Lawyer
    The Huffington Post recently tackled a dilemma that most people face following a drunk driving arrest: "who can I trust to best handle my case?" In "How To Find The Best DUI Lawyer By Yourself," the publication outlines several steps…
Rank this Week: 3108

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 7

    Man Charged With DUI After Crashing Car Into Pasco County Home

    Man Charged With DUI After Crashing Car Into Pasco County Home
    A 23-year-old Hudson man was arrested and charged with DUI with property damage after he allegedly crashed into a home overnight. According to FHP, the man was traveling northbound on Balsam Avenue approaching the intersection of Shadow Lake…
  • Aug 26

    DUI Crackdown Is On For Labor Day Weekend

    DUI Crackdown Is On For Labor Day Weekend
    As you may or may not know, Labor Day weekend is right around the corner. This means a long weekend and gatherings with family and friends. While we want everyone to have fun, be aware that a drunk driving crackdown is currently underway in…
  • Aug 16

    Man Charged With DUI Manslaughter in Fatal Pinellas Park Crash

    Man Charged With DUI Manslaughter in Fatal Pinellas Park Crash
    Charges against a 31-year-old St. Petersburg man accused in a fatal DUI crash have been upgraded now to DUI manslaughter. The man faces these charges after the death of a woman who passed away late Monday at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg as…
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