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South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Miami-Dade Woman Arrested for DUI Manslaughter and Related Charge

    Miami-Dade Woman Arrested for DUI Manslaughter and Related Charge
    If you or someone close to you is charged with any alcohol-related driving violation it’s crucial to retain a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who specializes in these types of occurrences at the earliest possible moment.…
  • Jul 26

    Second Convicted Inmate Scheduled for Release in Massive Health Care Fraud

    Second Convicted Inmate Scheduled for Release in Massive Health Care Fraud
    Following up on an article posted here last September, the second of five defendants who was convicted of bribery charges that stemmed from a fraud that amounted to millions in duplicitous Medicaid and food stamps payments will be released…
  • Jun 28

    First of Six Arrested under New Human Trafficking Laws Convicted

    First of Six Arrested under New Human Trafficking Laws Convicted
    In 2014, new laws regarding the crime of human trafficking were passed by the Florida legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. The criminal aspect of these new laws were tested for the first time earlier last month (May 2016)…
Rank this Week: 3437

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of Smith & White, PLLC.

http://www.tacomacriminallawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1385

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: 1520

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, breath testing, and field sobriety tests in Minnesota. By Charles A. Ramsay & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Victory at the Court of Appeal

    Victory at the Court of Appeal
    The Ramsay Law Firm just scored a major victory that will affect thousands of DWI cases and driver's license revocations each year.  Earlier today the Minnesota Court of Appeals issued a published opinion in Janssen v. Commisioner of…
  • Aug 17

    Brady Violations and "My Cousin Vinny" Revisited

    Brady Violations and "My Cousin Vinny" Revisited
    Earlier this week, we used a memorable scene from "My Cousin Vinny" to discuss Brady violations.  As a recap, prosecutors must provide their evidence to the defense, especially when the evidence favors the defendant.  And, like all…
  • Aug 12

    "He's Not Allowed Any Surprises."

    "He's Not Allowed Any Surprises."
    Most have seen the 1992 comedy "My Cousin Vinny," starring Joe Pesci and Marisa Tomei.  It follows a New York attorney (Pesci) in his attempt to defend his wrongfully accused cousin in a Alabama court. Many remember this movie for the…
Rank this Week: 4230

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI/DUI news, issues and defenses. By Charles A. Ramsay.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Victory at the Court of Appeal

    Victory at the Court of Appeal
    The Ramsay Law Firm just scored a major victory that will affect thousands of DWI cases and driver's license revocations each year.  Earlier today the Minnesota Court of Appeals issued a published opinion in Janssen v. Commisioner of…
  • Aug 17

    Brady Violations and "My Cousin Vinny" Revisited

    Brady Violations and "My Cousin Vinny" Revisited
    Earlier this week, we used a memorable scene from "My Cousin Vinny" to discuss Brady violations.  As a recap, prosecutors must provide their evidence to the defense, especially when the evidence favors the defendant.  And, like all…
  • Aug 12

    "He's Not Allowed Any Surprises."

    "He's Not Allowed Any Surprises."
    Most have seen the 1992 comedy "My Cousin Vinny," starring Joe Pesci and Marisa Tomei.  It follows a New York attorney (Pesci) in his attempt to defend his wrongfully accused cousin in a Alabama court. Many remember this movie for the…
Rank this Week: 3660

Peters Criminal Defense Blog

Peters Criminal Defense Blog

Covers all types of criminal defense topics.

http://www.losangelescrimelawyer.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    Charged with Hit-and-Run DUI? Understand Your Legal Right

    Charged with Hit-and-Run DUI? Understand Your Legal Right
    Getting charged with a hit-and-run can potentially lead to significant fines and criminal penalties. Those fines and penalties are “enhanced” if you are convicted of a hit-and-run while intoxicated (DUI) and operating a motor…
  • Aug 18

    Fighting Firearm and Related Criminal Charges.

    Fighting Firearm and Related Criminal Charges.
    If you or a loved have been charged with firearm related criminal charges, or are facing criminal charges related to owning or carrying a firearm, do not fight the government alone. The laws surrounding firearms in California are quite…
  • Aug 15

    Three Reasons to Hire a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

    Three Reasons to Hire a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer
    If you or a loved one is facing felony charges or misdemeanor charges in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Encino, or anywhere else in California, you may be confronting a possible conviction that could alter your life permanently. Nevertheless,…
Rank this Week: 2393

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Ignition Interlock Violations in Michigan – This is Unfair!

    Ignition Interlock Violations in Michigan – This is Unfair!
    It’s likely that if you’re reading this, you have received a notice of an ignition interlock violation, are about to lose your license all over again, and have already paid to have a camera-enabled interlock unit installed in his…
  • Aug 19

    Michigan DUI Lawyer – Can you Please Explain Pleas?

    Michigan DUI Lawyer – Can you Please Explain Pleas?
    In my previous DUI article, we looked at pre-trials.  We learned that there can be multiple pre-trials in a DUI (or any criminal) case, and that the ultimate goal of a pre-trial is to work out a plea arrangement that will avoid a person…
  • Aug 14

    The Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Process – Part 2

    The Michigan Driver’s License Restoration and Clearance Process – Part 2
    In part 1 of this article, I began explaining how I do Michigan driver’s license restoration and clearance appeals within the framework of the Michigan Secretary of State’s established process.  I pointed out that genuine…
Rank this Week: 3893

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Aug 22

    Do I have to Do a Breathalyzer During a California DUI Stop?

    Do I have to Do a Breathalyzer During a California DUI Stop?
    Of all the questions I get about what to do and what not to do during a California DUI stop, the question about whether a person has to give a breath sample after a DUI stop is among the most common of the questions. Strangely enough, the…
  • Aug 16

    Temporary Tattoo Give BAC Reading

    Temporary Tattoo Give BAC Reading
    Considering purchasing a personal breathalyzer? I’ve suggested it before as one of several ways to help prevent a DUI. What if knowing your blood alcohol content was a simple as slapping on a temporary tattoo? Well, researchers at the…
  • Aug 11

    Crime Labs Paid for Convictions – But Not for Aquittals?

    Crime Labs Paid for Convictions – But Not for Aquittals?
    A conviction in a drunk driving case depends, of course, on the accuracy and reliability of the blood or breath test administered to the suspect.  And this depends upon the accuracy and reliability of the government’s crime…
Rank this Week: 2668

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1869

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Discusses alcohol-related crimes and their defenses with a concentration on Minnesota.

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    Minnesota’s Push for Increased Use of Ignition Interlock Devices to Combat Drunk Driving

    Minnesota’s Push for Increased Use of Ignition Interlock Devices to Combat Drunk Driving
    Among the most interesting DWI law related topics in recent months is the attention ignition interlock devices have gotten. One of the most discussed tools to help combat increasing DUI and DWI rates is the ignition interlock device…
  • Aug 18

    Supreme Court Ruling gives Police Slight Leeway in Illegal Stop

    Supreme Court Ruling gives Police Slight Leeway in Illegal Stop
    The U.S. Supreme Court opened another small chink in citizens’ protection against illegal police searches this summer. In a 5-3 opinion in Utah v Strieff, the court ruled that although the police officer stopped a suspect illegally, a…
  • Aug 14

    Study Shows Connection Between Alcohol Consumption and Declined Breathing

    Study Shows Connection Between Alcohol Consumption and Declined Breathing
    Excessive alcohol consumption in daily life has many consequences. Alcohol consumption is a leading factor in social, behavioral and medical problems. A New Study shows a connection between Alcohol Consumption and declined breathing. The…
Rank this Week: 1978

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    Top Ten: August 22, 2016

    Top Ten: August 22, 2016
    10.  The forgotten man in all of this craziness:Yes, as the world turns, he just sits quietly waiting for his confirmation hearing.Dignified and solid.The Senate may want to confirm him as fast as possible.  Because the next…
  • Aug 21

    Morning Radio: Toro, Toro, Toro

    Morning Radio: Toro, Toro, Toro
    Monday.  Slept hard.  Dreamt in fits.  Little patches of thoughts coming in and out of my head.Nothing to tie them together with.Slept at hard angles.Books falling in and out of my reach.Music on all night.Buck Owens.Wu…
  • Aug 17

    All Respect Is Lost!

    All Respect Is Lost!
    At a time when she has asked that all Departments in the executive branch cut back by 5 per cent.At a time when she seeks political asylum in other states rather than staying home and concentrating on our state's problems.At a time when she…
Rank this Week: 1700

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

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

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • Aug 22

    Watch Out for Plain-Clothed Police Officers on the Road

    Watch Out for Plain-Clothed Police Officers on the Road
    In late 2015, the San Bernardino police force used a different sort of tactic to catch distracted drivers on the roadways. Officers stood on the side of the road with cardboard signs and radioed patrol cars when they spotted…
  • Aug 15

    What You Should Know About Police Officers and Domestic Abuse

    What You Should Know About Police Officers and Domestic Abuse
    With the recent press surrounding instances of law enforcement abuse of power, one distinct problem in the policing community remains—and many are reluctant to discuss it. Police officers are supposed to protect and serve, but…
  • Jul 25

    When and How Do You Get in Trouble for Online Scams?

    When and How Do You Get in Trouble for Online Scams?
    Online buy and sell sites such as Craigslist are no strangers to scams and pranks. The internet is full of different forms of fraud designed to steal financial information or sensitive personal details. Around the globe, people…
Rank this Week: 2471

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
Rank this Week: 1952

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    The Word Ryan Lochte Just Couldn’t Say

    The Word Ryan Lochte Just Couldn’t Say
    Remember the show “Happy Days?” The Fonz could never say one particular word. Even when he knew he made a mistake he couldn’t admit that he was “wrong.” He’d attempt to say it: “I was…
  • Jul 27

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?
    INTRODUCTION On March 30, 1981, as former President Ronald Reagan left the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington D.C., John Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate the president. Hinckley drew his revolver and fired six rounds, injuring…
  • Jul 27

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?
    INTRODUCTION On March 30, 1981, as former President Ronald Reagan left the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington D.C., John Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate the president. Hinckley drew his revolver and fired six rounds, injuring…
Rank this Week: 1410

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    Johnson Is Retroactive For Career Offender Determination, But Still Must Wait For Beckle

    Johnson Is Retroactive For Career Offender Determination, But Still Must Wait For Beckle
    The Sixth Circuit will authorize second or successive § 2255 petitions to address Johnson issues related to application of the career offender enhancement. In In re: Antonio D. Patrick, the Sixth Circuit found that Johnson announced a…
  • Aug 21

    Career Offender Clarification

    Career Offender Clarification
    Adult convictions, even if committed and obtained before a defendant is eighteen, may be used when determining career offender status. In U.S. v. Doxey, the Sixth Circuit (in a published opinion) joined the Fourth and Tenth Circuits in…
  • Jul 29

    J. Sutton: Wait for Beckle

    J. Sutton: Wait for Beckle
    In today's opinion in In Re: Alford D. Embry, Judge Sutton notes the differing opinions on whether Johnson v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 2551 (2015), applies to the Guidelines and whether it applies retroactively to the Guidelines. There is…
Rank this Week: 955

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Woburn Drunk Driver Traveled 20 Miles in Wrong Direction

    Woburn Drunk Driver Traveled 20 Miles in Wrong Direction
    According to a recent news feature from Fox 25 Boston, troopers from the Massachusetts States Police (MSP) have arrested a man who allegedly drove his car for over 20 miles in the wrong direction of Route 128, which is a fairly major state…
  • Aug 17

    A Look at the Legal Limit for Drunk Driving

    A Look at the Legal Limit for Drunk Driving
    Despite what many people think, drinking and driving is not a crime.  It is perfectly legal for someone to have a beer and then get behind the wheel of a car and drive, so long as their blood alcohol content (BAC) is not at or above the…
  • Aug 15

    Actress Amy Locane-Bovenizer again Faces Prison for Fatal Drunk Driving Crash

    Actress Amy Locane-Bovenizer again Faces Prison for Fatal Drunk Driving Crash
    As you may recall, Melrose Place actress Amy Locane-Bovenizer was found guilty in connection with a fatal drunk driving accident that occurred in 2010 in New Jersey.  In that accident, there were multiple cars involved and a victim was…
Rank this Week: 3132

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    ALABAMA LAWS – THEFT OF PROPERTY

    ALABAMA LAWS – THEFT OF PROPERTY
    There are four different levels, or degrees, of Theft of Property in Alabama. What level is alleged against a person is usually determined by the value of the property involved.
  • Aug 18

    Marijuana to remain a Schedule I controlled substance. Why?

    Marijuana to remain a Schedule I controlled substance. Why?
    It is time we evaluate the never ending and hopeless drug war in this country. Re-classifying marijuana is a logical and overdue first step in this process. Let's spend our money where it will be useful; not enforcing outdated and ineffective…
  • Jul 28

    Pardons and Gun Right

    Pardons and Gun Right
    It is vitally important that a pardon applicant specifically ask for restoration of civil rights clearly and unequivocally in their initial petition.
Rank this Week: 2124

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/
  • 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…
  • Aug 3

    Tips from Confidential Informants Related to Massachusetts Drug Crime

    Tips from Confidential Informants Related to Massachusetts Drug Crime
    In Commonwealth v. Ortiz, the defendant appealed from a second conviction of cocaine possession with intent to distribute within 100 feet of a public park or playground in violation of MGL chapter 94C, § 32A(c). He filed a…
  • Jul 21

    Uttering a False Check in Massachusett

    Uttering a False Check in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Robinson, the defendant was convicted of two counts of uttering a false check. The defendant came into a bank in Cambridge in 2011 and presented a check at a teller window. The $8,539.29 check made out to Bonnie Green was…
Rank this Week: 3135

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 1830

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 4943

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Aug 13

    Weakening Of Exclusionary Rule Could Affect Ohio DUI/OVI Case

    Weakening Of Exclusionary Rule Could Affect Ohio DUI/OVI Case
    At some point, the exception becomes the rule.  To discourage police from violating individual rights, we developed the exclusionary rule.  If evidence is obtained as a result of an unreasonable search or seizure, or other…
  • Jul 9

    Self-Driving Cars And Ohio DUI

    Self-Driving Cars And Ohio DUI
    Carrie Underwood’s plea, “Jesus, take the wheel” is being replaced with the hands free command, “Siri, take the wheel”. According to a recent forecast by Business Insider, there will be 10 million self-driving…
Rank this Week: 2536

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of Mark Sherman LLC.

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    The Best Kept Secrets to Fighting Connecticut State Trooper Arrest

    The Best Kept Secrets to Fighting Connecticut State Trooper Arrest
    If you ask any of the best Connecticut criminal lawyers and attorneys who are “in the know” about Connecticut State Trooper arrests, they will share 2 little known and quietly kept secrets about State Trooper arrests: first, State…
  • Aug 13

    Fighting Your Connecticut Harassment Second Degree Arrest

    Fighting Your Connecticut Harassment Second Degree Arrest
    Connecticut police and prosecutors are taking online harassment and social media harassment arrests seriously. Digital forensic police labs are sprouting up all over Fairfield County, and police in Greenwich, Weston, Stamford and Darien…
  • Aug 6

    Why It’s So (Unfairly) Easy to Get Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Connecticut

    Why It’s So (Unfairly) Easy to Get Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Connecticut
    It’s one of the easiest arrests for Greenwich, Stamford, Darien and Connecticut police to make. It’s Disorderly Conduct under CGS 53a-182, one of the lowest level misdemeanors and perhaps the most frequently charged crimes in…
Rank this Week: 1659

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David M. Boertje.

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    112 Fugitives Across Southern California Arrested in ICE Operation

    112 Fugitives Across Southern California Arrested in ICE Operation
    Earlier this week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrested 112 fugitives on the run from the law across the San Bernardino, Riverside, Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties during a special operation that aimed…
  • Aug 17

    It is Now Perfectly Legal to Take Upskirt Photos in Georgia

    It is Now Perfectly Legal to Take Upskirt Photos in Georgia
    In another bizarre legal ruling from a right-leaning state, a Georgia Court of Appeals ruled the state’s invasion of privacy laws does not prohibit taking a photo up a woman’s skirt (an “upskirt photo”) unless she is…
  • Aug 12

    Federal Judges Say California Supreme Court is Jeopardizing Constitutional Right

    Federal Judges Say California Supreme Court is Jeopardizing Constitutional Right
    U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judges Jay S. Bybee, a George W. Bush appointee, and Stephen Reinhardt, appointed by President Carter, are expressing their frustrations in a California Supreme Court ruling that would allow a state prisoner…
Rank this Week: 2314

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Covers criminal law, litigation tactics, parenting rights and medical marijuana.

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Aug 19

    The Dirty Business of Copyright Troll

    The Dirty Business of Copyright Troll
    Recently in the news, esteemed US photographer Carol Highsmith filed a billion-dollar lawsuit against Getty Images for trying to make her pay them for her own images—images she had generously contributed copyright-free to the US Library…
  • Jun 13

    A PI and a Lawyer Meet a New Client: Who’s in Charge?

    A PI and a Lawyer Meet a New Client: Who’s in Charge?
    My better half recently wrote an article for crime fiction writers about why private investigators don’t dominate meetings with new clients in lawyers’ offices (when the lawyer is present). She wrote it after noticing several…
  • May 16

    What Writers Can Learn from the film 12 ANGRY MEN

    What Writers Can Learn from the film 12 ANGRY MEN
    Happy Birthday, Henry Fonda To celebrate the birthday of acting legend Henry Fonda (b. May 16, 1905), I’m posting a review I co-wrote with my wife, legal investigator/author Colleen Collins, about one of our favorite legal films:…
Rank this Week: 3366

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

Covers public criminal justice and defense. By Luftman, Heck & Associates LLP.

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    What Is An OVI In Ohio?

    What Is An OVI In Ohio?
    Drunk driving terms are widespread in the U.S. You understand what it means when someone says the legal limit is 0.08 percent. You know what it means when someone is arrested for a DUI. But what is an OWI or an OVI? Many people don’t…
  • Aug 16

    Gallipolis Man Spared From High -Tier OVI And Improperly Handling A Firearm Charge

    Gallipolis Man Spared From High -Tier OVI And Improperly Handling A Firearm Charge
    In today’s tumultuous climate surrounding gun rights and responsible ownership, it is crucial to understand Ohio’s concealed carry laws. For example, a short time ago, a man was pulled over in Gallipolis and charged with a high…
  • Aug 12

    Woman Enters Diversion Program After Licking County Retail Theft Charge

    Woman Enters Diversion Program After Licking County Retail Theft Charge
    The capable criminal defense attorneys with Ohio’s Luftman, Heck & Associates recently assisted a woman when she found herself in a very precarious position after retail theft charges put her criminal record and possibly her freedom…
Rank this Week: 2277

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/
  • Aug 19

    Court Rules No Constitutional Rights to Cross Examine at Probation Hearing

    Court Rules No Constitutional Rights to Cross Examine at Probation Hearing
    We are all familiar with cross examination in trial—it seems to be the highlight of every legal TV show or televised trial. What you may not be aware of is that the constitution’s sixth amendment actually guarantees defendants a…
  • Aug 10

    Constitutionality of Life Without Parole Sentence is Challenged

    Constitutionality of Life Without Parole Sentence is Challenged
    In 2013, Maryland revoked the death penalty. That may have been because trials are imperfect, and thus, the possibility of taking an innocent person’s life is too great a risk. That left Maryland’s highest penalty being life…
  • Aug 1

    Double Jeopardy Tested in U.S. Supreme Court

    Double Jeopardy Tested in U.S. Supreme Court
    Sometimes it is interesting to see how issues that look like they have nothing to do with criminal justice end up affecting criminal justice. Such was the case this week, when the United States Supreme Court made a ruling based upon whether…
Rank this Week: 4619

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Aug 2

    7 Reasons Behind False Rape Accusation

    7 Reasons Behind False Rape Accusation
    False Rape Accusations Why on earth would a woman possibly lie about being raped? That was a valid question that was raised in comments to my last post. I could wax poetic about the sacred presumption of innocence, proof beyond a reasonable…
Rank this Week: 4675

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Raising the Age of Juvenile Offenders in Michigan

    Raising the Age of Juvenile Offenders in Michigan
    Toward the end of April this year, what some have described as the “largest criminal justice reform package in U.S. history” was passed in the House, a package of bills that would mean 17-year-olds who allegedly commit certain…
  • Aug 12

    When You’re a Defendant in a Criminal Case, Always Be Prepared for the Unexpected

    When You’re a Defendant in a Criminal Case, Always Be Prepared for the Unexpected
    If you’re someone who has been arrested or is under investigation for a crime, you may decide you can represent yourself – or, you may believe your criminal defense attorney can provide you with an impenetrable defense. The fact…
  • Aug 5

    Michigan Criminal Lawyers Defending Clients Who May Not Be Truthful

    Michigan Criminal Lawyers Defending Clients Who May Not Be Truthful
    Let’s be honest here – all people tell lies, whether they have been accused of a crime or not.  We’re all human, however many people are curious as to if criminal defense lawyers represent clients who they know are…
Rank this Week: 3188

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.missouricriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Getting Hurt at work and Workers Compensation Law

    Getting Hurt at work and Workers Compensation Law
    The workers compensation system in Missouri is designed to provide certain benefits for Missouri workers who get injured while on the job. In Missouri, every full time or part time employee working for a Missouri employer with at least five…
  • Aug 5

    White Collar Crimes- Embezzlement and Tax Fraud     

    White Collar Crimes- Embezzlement and Tax Fraud     
    There has been an increase in prosecution of white collar offenses, including Embezzlement and Fraud in a litany of contexts, including Securities Fraud, Tax Fraud, Mortgage and Insurance Fraud and Medicare/Medicaid Fraud.  Such Federal…
  • Jul 29

    Illinois Licensed Drivers and Missouri Traffic and Criminal Offense

    Illinois Licensed Drivers and Missouri Traffic and Criminal Offense
    Missouri and Illinois have very different driver’s license statutes and regulations. The ramifications of a conviction in Missouri for an Illinois licensed driver can be significant. For instance, many Illinois licensed drivers do not…
Rank this Week: 2127

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/
  • Aug 19

    Is it Ever Legal to Shoot a Trespasser?

    Is it Ever Legal to Shoot a Trespasser?
    Property owners, generally, cannot use deadly force to protect their property, but they might be able to shoot at trespassers in self-defense if they fear great bodily harm or death. This is always a legal gamble, and property owners could…
  • Aug 15

    What’s the Difference Between Assault and Aggravated Assault?

    What’s the Difference Between Assault and Aggravated Assault?
    Arizona differentiates between misdemeanor assaults and aggravated assaults—the latter are, of course, more serious. If you have been arrested for assault or aggravated assault, you need to contact an experienced Tempe Aggravated…
  • Aug 4

    Drugs or Donuts?

    Drugs or Donuts?
    Have you read this news story?  The poor guy was arrested on drug possession charges because of the glaze on a Krispy Kreme donut. Now, the glaze, of course, turned out not to be drugs, but it might make you wonder, what if it was? What…
Rank this Week: 3478

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Trial Lawyers Chris Hammons and John Laird discuss Oklahoma laws and their implications.

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    Attorney Chris Hammons to compete on Survivor

    Attorney Chris Hammons to compete on Survivor
    Oklahoma City attorney Chris Hammons, a former University of Oklahoma football team captain, is one of 20 castaways competing for $1 million on Season 33 of Survivor. This season, “Millennials vs Gen X” will premiere at 7 p.m.…
  • Aug 5

    Academic Consequences of DUIs at Oklahoma College

    Academic Consequences of DUIs at Oklahoma College
    For college students, getting a DUI can mean much more than time in jail and hefty fines. University students can lose their scholarships, face academic sanctions or even get kicked out of school. Many universities enforce codes of student…
  • Jul 22

    Sexual orientation discrimination and Oklahoma worker

    Sexual orientation discrimination and Oklahoma worker
    Sexual orientation discrimination refers to harassment or different treatment based on someone’s perceived or actual gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or heterosexual orientation. Although many companies and certain states have specific policies…
Rank this Week: 2284

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

Covers criminal defense, immigration consequences, and constitutional law. By Rick Horowitz.

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Aug 19

    Why You Look Racist

    Why You Look Racist
    This blog post started as a “simple” response to someone on Facebook who appears to have racist motivations for her posts, but I decided to imagine for a moment that she isn’t really an intentional racist. Partly, I did this…
  • Aug 15

    Why We Cannot Afford Not To Have Trial

    Why We Cannot Afford Not To Have Trial
    Scott writes, in “The Stop That Got Away,” about a story that had caught my attention on Facebook the other day. It almost stirred me to write. Had I done so then, it would have looked different from this post. It would have been…
  • Jul 17

    Internet Answers, Unsocial Media, and Blood Shed

    Internet Answers, Unsocial Media, and Blood Shed
    I don’t write as much as some other bloggers. Sometimes, I think it’s because I’m not as smart; I don’t see things as clearly. Other times, I think it’s just because having been a lawyer for only about 10 years,…
Rank this Week: 1292

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/
  • Aug 18

    What criminal offenses in Phoenix are considered misdemeanors versus felonies?

    What criminal offenses in Phoenix are considered misdemeanors versus felonies?
    Criminal charges in Phoenix include a wide range of offenses. From a DUI to domestic violence, theft, murder or manslaughter, depending on the offense they can be classed as either a misdemeanor or a felony. Levels of misdemeanor…
  • Aug 14

    I've been arrested for a DUI in Scottsdale, do I need a lawyer?

    I've been arrested for a DUI in Scottsdale, do I need a lawyer?
    From first time DUI offenses in Scottsdale, AZ to extreme DUI, Super Extreme DUI and Aggravated DUI depending on the blood alcohol concentration and history, jail can range from 1 day to 6 months for misdemeanors and up to 15 years for a…
  • Aug 11

    Think before you drink!

    Think before you drink!
    I recently read an article about a family in Monument Colorado who were on their way to Denver International Airport. The intention of the trip was a surprise trip to Disney however, they never made it to the airport as they were hit by a…
Rank this Week: 2911

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
  • Aug 18

    State v. Williams -Georgia Court of Appeals breakdown on actual consent for DUI testing

    State v. Williams -Georgia Court of Appeals breakdown on actual consent for DUI testing
    On March 27, 2015, In Williams v. State, 296 Ga. 817, 771 SE2d 373 (2015), the Georgia Supreme Court broke the mold on DUI blood, breath and urine test cases finding in short that the state must provide not just that Georgia Implied Consent…
  • Aug 10

    Spencer v State- HGN-4 of 6 clues indicates over DUI legal limit

    Spencer v State- HGN-4 of 6 clues indicates over DUI legal limit
     In Spencer v. State, A16A0118, June 9, 2016, the Georgia Court of Appeals concluded in a less safe DUI case that a DUI Police Officer's testimony at trial that "four out of six clues generally indicates a blood alcohol level equal to or…
  • Jul 17

    Smith v State - DUI and the right to a Constitutional Speedy Trial examined

    Smith v State - DUI and the right to a Constitutional Speedy Trial examined
    Smith v. State, A16A0519, Georgia Court of Appeals, July 13, 2016. Jason Smith appealed from his conviction of DUI per se as a result of a five year delay from his arrest on May 5, 2007 to his bench trial on June 1, 2012.  The Court of…
Rank this Week: 3291

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1968

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1977

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Our blog touches on all types of criminal law topics.

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

    Conviction Overturned for Dassey of “Making a Murderer”

    Conviction Overturned for Dassey of “Making a Murderer”
    Brendan Dassey, one of the main subjects in Netflix’s hit documentary series “Making a Murderer,” conviction has been overturned by a federal judge. The 27-year-old was implicated in connection to a crime that was ruled to…
  • Aug 11

    California Marijuana Laws and Possession of Drug

    California Marijuana Laws and Possession of Drug
    California’s laws pertaining to marijuana are complex and vast from legal possession for medical justifications to criminalized sales, including the cultivation as well as the importing of the plant.   The War for Marijuana Over…
  • Aug 4

    Conspiracy to Distribute and Other Drug Charge

    Conspiracy to Distribute and Other Drug Charge
    This past April, gang member Randy Alton Graves was convicted of conspiracy to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine, conspiracy to distribute more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute meth. He…
Rank this Week: 2374

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/
  • Aug 18

    Police Bust Large Scale Prostitution Ring

    Police Bust Large Scale Prostitution Ring
    What began as a small-scale prostitution investigation confined to Prince George’s County soon escalated into one of the largest statewide human trafficking busts in years. The PG County Police assigned undercover officers to track and…
  • Aug 12

    Governor Announces $3 Million To Fight Heroin

    Governor Announces $3 Million To Fight Heroin
    This past week the Governor’s Office in Annapolis announced that $3 million in state funds would be dedicated toward fighting the heroin epidemic in Maryland. Nearly a third of that money will provide funding for newly assigned heroin…
  • Aug 5

    Police Nab Suspected Pokémon Go Robber

    Police Nab Suspected Pokémon Go Robber
    A little over one month after its release the Pokémon Go craze is still in full effect across America. The interactive smartphone game app recently surpassed 100 million downloads since early July, and now the average smartphone user…
Rank this Week: 3775

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    International Extradition: Charged With a Crime in the United States – But Arrested in a Foreign Country

    International Extradition: Charged With a Crime in the United States – But Arrested in a Foreign Country
    International extradition is the process in which an individual arrested in one country is surrendered to the requesting country for prosecution or, alternately, to serve a previously-imposed sentence.  Extradition requests are usually…
  • Aug 11

    Update: Anthony Mangone’s Sentence Cut By a Third

    Update: Anthony Mangone’s Sentence Cut By a Third
    Today Judge Colleen McMahon of the Southern District of New York cut the sentence of Anthony Mangone, a politically-connected, Westchester County disbarred lawyer convicted of corruption charges whose testimony helped convict three New York…
  • Aug 3

    Are You The Victim of a Sexual Assault or Rape in New York?

    Are You The Victim of a Sexual Assault or Rape in New York?
    If you have been sexually assaulted in New York – whether it be at the hands of a loved one, an acquaintance or a stranger – navigating the New York criminal and civil court systems can be difficult.  Considering what…
Rank this Week: 1062

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Aug 17

    Excluding 404(b) Evidence for Unfair Prejudice

    Excluding 404(b) Evidence for Unfair Prejudice
    The Court Can Exclude Relevant Evidence if it Causes Unfair Prejudice The court of appeals recently addressed rule 404(b) and the “unfair prejudice” standard for excluding relevant evidence in State v. Rackham. In…
  • Jul 26

    The Admissibility of a Criminal Conviction in a Utah Trial

    The Admissibility of a Criminal Conviction in a Utah Trial
    Evidence of a Criminal Conviction Involving Dishonesty Dr. Taylor started treating Mr. Robinson in 2003 for chronic back pain and degenerative disc disease. He prescribed various pain medications to Mr. Robinson over the next three years, but…
  • Jul 21

    What is the Scope of a Gramma Request?

    What is the Scope of a Gramma Request?
    What Exactly can be Obtained Through a Gramma Request? Article I, section 14 of the Utah Constitution prohibits state actors from conducting unreasonable searches and seizures. The state can seize evidence without violating section 14 if it…
Rank this Week: 1986

Law Office of David P. Shapiro…

Law Office of David P. Shapiro Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneyatlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    How Can I Beat a San Diego DUI Charge?

    How Can I Beat a San Diego DUI Charge?
    Many people assume that just because they’ve been charged with driving under the influence, it means they’ll be found guilty. ... The post How Can I Beat a San Diego DUI Charge? appeared first on Law Office of David P. Shapiro.
  • Aug 4

    What is “Internet Extortion”?

    What is “Internet Extortion”?
    The internet has opened up new worlds in many areas, and crime is no exception. We hear all the time about child pornography, identity theft, and other activities involving the internet. While these types of crimes existed long before the…
  • Jul 18

    Is It Illegal to Share Your Netflix Password?

    Is It Illegal to Share Your Netflix Password?
    Earlier this month, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in U.S. v. Nosal. The decision included an ... The post Is It Illegal to Share Your Netflix Password? appeared first on Law Office of David P. Shapiro.
Rank this Week: 3365

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    Judge Sentences DUI Doctor to Jail

    Judge Sentences DUI Doctor to Jail
    Although judges may try to be impartial when hearing cases of DUI in Los Angeles or any other locale, in reality, the occupation of the defendant can impact the way that the justice system treats them. But sometimes the accused driver presses…
  • Aug 10

    Sister Passes the Buck on DUI Charge

    Sister Passes the Buck on DUI Charge
    Drivers pulled over for a Los Angeles DUI try many different ways to avoid getting a DUI charge on their records. Some plead with the arresting officers asking for a break; others may hire experienced attorneys who will look for flaws in the…
  • Aug 8

    DUI Drivers Get in Trouble for Making Donut

    DUI Drivers Get in Trouble for Making Donut
    DUI drivers usually lack the necessary control to demonstrate the finer points of the vehicles they’re driving. But that doesn’t stop them from trying, as police officers who have arrested drivers for DUI in Los Angeles can…
Rank this Week: 1296

No Papered: A Washington DC DUI…

No Papered: A Washington DC DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Scrofano Law.

http://blog.scrofanolaw.com/
  • Aug 17

    DC Criminal & DUI Defense Lawyer on Arrest Procedure

    DC Criminal & DUI Defense Lawyer on Arrest Procedure
    For family members and loved ones of those arrested can experience intense anxiety, fear, and stress.  First and foremost, when someone in DC gets arrested, the police will not likely give accurate information as to where they will take…
  • May 17

    DC DUI Lawyer on How to Find the Best Criminal Defense Lawyer

    DC DUI Lawyer on How to Find the Best Criminal Defense Lawyer
    Owner and founding attorney Joseph Scrofano discusses what qualities to look for when hiring an attorney. Many people think there is a single best criminal defense or DUI attorney out there. However, there is no single best criminal defense…
  • May 12

    DC DUI Lawyer on Flat Fee

    DC DUI Lawyer on Flat Fee
    Owner and founding attorney, Joseph Scrofano discusses how the firm bills clients with flat fees. When you are under investigation or facing a criminal charge, uncertainty is everywhere. Its uncertain whether you may go to jail or lose your…
Rank this Week: 1647

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Gilbert G. Garcia Law Firm.

http://www.texaspossessionofmarijuanalawyer.com/
  • Aug 16

    Can drinking an Amazonian tea cure addiction?

    Can drinking an Amazonian tea cure addiction?
    Is Childhood trauma the root of addiction? According to Dr. Gabor Maté, yes. The Canadian physician believes that the origin of addiction can be traced back to a painful experience in childhood. He argues that addicts suffer from hurt…
  • Aug 10

    A Texas sized problem: The inherent flaws in the 2015 Compassionate Use Act

    A Texas sized problem: The inherent flaws in the 2015 Compassionate Use Act
    With 2017 fast approaching and prospective state representatives competing for votes, a Texas sized problem remains unaddressed in the Texas medical marijuana program. In 2015, The Texas legislature passed Senate Bill 339 authored by Sen.…
  • Aug 2

    The expansion of record cleaning will help Texans get back on their feet

    The expansion of record cleaning will help Texans get back on their feet
    Unbeknownst to many citizens, the Texas Legislature passed a law which allows more individuals to seal their record. Known as the Second Chance bill, SB 1902 took effect in September 2015 with tremendous opportunity for those charged with…
Rank this Week: 2559

Wright & Weiner Blog

Wright & Weiner Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.nevadacriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Aug 16

    Am I a Fugitive From Justice?

    Am I a Fugitive From Justice?
    In Las Vegas, the lights are bright, the clubs are dim and the streets are thronged with people. Could there be a better place to melt into the scenery? Not if you’re a fugitive from justice (NRS 202.005). If you happen to be one and…
  • Aug 10

    Filing a False Police Report

    Filing a False Police Report
    When an Illinois nanny claimed for the record that two armed men had tried to hijack her car in the midst of an ongoing manhunt, she wanted nothing more than attention from the family that employed her. Instead, she got something she never…
  • Aug 8

    Destroying Evidence Charge

    Destroying Evidence Charge
    Have you recently been involved in destroying evidence (NRS 199.220)? That could be altering, erasing, concealing, deleting, obliterating or otherwise destroying a record, book, written document or other seemingly innocuous…
Rank this Week: 3767