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Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Drunk Drivers Can Face Criminal Charges for Killing Passenger

    Drunk Drivers Can Face Criminal Charges for Killing Passenger
    Drunk Drivers When many people think about drunk driving accidents, they first think of a drunk drivers crashing into someone else on the road. When people think about vehicular manslaughter, they usually think about pedestrians or bicyclists…
  • Jun 20

    Drunk Drivers Can Face Criminal Charges for Killing Passenger

    Drunk Drivers Can Face Criminal Charges for Killing Passenger
    Drunk Drivers When many people think about drunk driving accidents, they first think of a drunk drivers crashing into someone else on the road. When people think about vehicular manslaughter, they usually think about pedestrians or bicyclists…
  • Jun 14

    Possible Defenses to Kidnapping Charge

    Possible Defenses to Kidnapping Charge
    Kidnapping Charges Kidnapping is a serious crime in Massachusetts. It is considered a violent crime and is thus a felony charge. Criminal defendants who are facing kidnapping charges are at risk of jail time, loss of their freedom, and…
Rank this Week: 932

New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Jun 20

    Is Your Lawyer Really “Super”? A Posting on Attorney Advertising and Selection of Defense Counsel

    Is Your Lawyer Really “Super”? A Posting on Attorney Advertising and Selection of Defense Counsel
    This blog focuses almost exclusively on criminal law and criminal procedure, making this posting something of a oddity.  With that said, however, this posting may certainly be viewed as a comment on an issue that is significant in any…
  • May 30

    United States v. Nesbeth and Collateral Consequences of Sentence

    United States v. Nesbeth and Collateral Consequences of Sentence
    Many defendants focus exclusively on only one issue in their case – Am I going to jail?  If there is even a possibility that this question may be answered affirmatively, follow-up issues concerns the length of the sentence and the…
  • May 5

    State v. Bivins and Limits on “All-Persons-Present” Search Warrant

    State v. Bivins and Limits on “All-Persons-Present” Search Warrant
    The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution, as well as the analogous provisions of New Jersey state law, set rules concerning the manner in which officers can search a person, and/or their home, office or vehicle.  This body…
Rank this Week: 1914

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Jun 20

    Differences Between CSC (Criminal Sexual Conduct)

    Differences Between CSC (Criminal Sexual Conduct)
    Being charged with sexual assault at any level can be life changing.  In Michigan, sexual assault or rape is charged as criminal sexual conduct, or CSC of varying degrees.  An individual may be charged with first-, second-, third-,…
  • Jun 11

    CSC Case Increase in Coldwater, MI

    CSC Case Increase in Coldwater, MI
    According to Branch County Circuit Court Judge Boll O’Grady who made his 2015 annual report before the Branch County Commission recently regarding criminal cases in Coldwater, MI, cases involving criminal sexual conduct have increased…
  • Jun 7

    In re IVAN N. Juvenile Court Law

    In re IVAN N. Juvenile Court Law
    Ivan N. was 17 years old when he admitted that he had touched his 7-year-old adoptive sister (referred to  as the “victim”) by using his penis and hands to touch her genital area numerous times over the period of…
Rank this Week: 4753

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/
  • Jun 20

    5 Laws Criminal Justice Shows Get Wrong 

    5 Laws Criminal Justice Shows Get Wrong 
    If you enjoy watching criminal justice shows such as Law & Order or How to Get Away With Murder, you are not alone. The crime genre amasses a huge, dedicated following of people who are interested in the inner workings of the justice…
  • Jun 12

    What You Should Know About California’s New 21+ Tobacco Law

    What You Should Know About California’s New 21+ Tobacco Law
    On May 5, 2016, Gov. Jerry Brown signed several bills that affect tobacco and smoking laws in the state. The law went into effect on June 9 and makes California the second state in the country to raise the age for purchasing tobacco…
  • Jun 7

    The Potential Risks of Uber’s New Cross-Border Service to Mexico

    The Potential Risks of Uber’s New Cross-Border Service to Mexico
    In March, Uber launched its latest product offering, UberPASSPORT. The service is aiming to make border crossings between countries safe and easy. San Diego and Tijuana are serving as the program’s first rollout, since the cities are…
Rank this Week: 2286

Wright & Weiner Blog

Wright & Weiner Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.nevadacriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Jun 19

    Are Personal Injury Claims Taxable?

    Are Personal Injury Claims Taxable?
    If you have suffered a personal injury due to someone else’s negligence, you are probably considering the impact on your finances. You may already have fought for and won a fair amount of compensation. The facts of your case will…
  • Jun 6

    Can Police Track My Phone Location?

    Can Police Track My Phone Location?
    On May 31, 2016, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals gave law enforcement a power it’s sought for years. Thanks to this breakthrough ruling, detectives who want to track your cellphone’s location will no longer require a warrant…
  • May 25

    How Do I Get a DUI Expunged From My Record?

    How Do I Get a DUI Expunged From My Record?
    It’s never a laughing matter. A conviction for DUI (Chapter 484C) will do much more than simply subject you to fines and possibly land you in jail. It will also appear on your criminal record, a place where it will remain in…
Rank this Week: 3674

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/
  • Jun 19

    Should Orlando Shooter’s Wife Face Criminal Charges?

    Should Orlando Shooter’s Wife Face Criminal Charges?
    INTRODUCTION The discussion began almost immediately after the abhorrent Orlando shooting took place. Should the shooter’s wife face criminal charges? Even before details were released concerning her alleged involvement, numerous…
  • Apr 21

    Thousands Of DUI Cases Could Be Thrown Out

    Thousands Of DUI Cases Could Be Thrown Out
    INTRODUCTION The highest court in the land is currently deciding a case that can have an enormous impact on Driving Under The Influence (DUI) cases in Florida and twelve other states. Each of those thirteen states makes it a misdemeanor…
  • Apr 8

    “HOW A CASE IS CHARGED CAN HAVE A HUGE IMPACT”

    “HOW A CASE IS CHARGED CAN HAVE A HUGE IMPACT”
    Cops demonstrate their inherent bias through the charges they choose to level. Let’s talk about Sheila and George. Sheila was the trusted bookkeeper for a very successful company. Unfortunately, she wasn’t as trustworthy as the…
Rank this Week: 535

New Orleans Criminal Defense…

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Focuses on local and national news, Louisiana criminal law and public policy concerning criminal law. By Elizabeth B. Carpenter.

http://www.neworleans-criminal-defense.com/attorney-blog/
  • Jun 19

    New Louisiana Human Trafficking Law

    New Louisiana Human Trafficking Law
      New Louisiana Laws Aim to Crack Down on Human Trafficking In the eyes of some social-service agencies and law-enforcement officials, Louisiana has proven to be a hub for human trafficking. Young women – some under 18, some a…
  • Jun 1

    2016 Proposed Legislative Changes Sex Offender Registry

    2016 Proposed Legislative Changes Sex Offender Registry
      Proposed Louisiana law seeks to further erode privacy of sex-offender registrants   The Louisiana State Senate on May 24 passed House Bill 1146, which aims to give the public access to email addresses and online screen names of…
  • May 10

    New ‘violent felony’ ruling from SCOTUS may provide sentence relief

    New ‘violent felony’ ruling from SCOTUS may provide sentence relief
      Welch vs. United States: Supreme Court Holds that Johnson vs. United States is Retroactive A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling may make it possible for some convicted felons who were later sent to prison for possessing a firearm to…
Rank this Week: 2823

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

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

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Jun 18

    Justice, Only Justice

    Justice, Only Justice
    On the wall at my house, hangs a piece of Jewish art I bought more years ago than I can remember. I found it back in the halcyon days when I was a religious conservative Jew jetting around Fresno on rollerblades, tzitzit flapping in the wind.…
  • Jun 16

    The Colloseum

    The Colloseum
    As I begin my reading of the Third Edition of Real and Demonstrative Evidence by Ronald J. Rychlak–yeah, I’m one of those “old school” dogs who likes to waste his weekends by reading legal shit keep improving my legal…
  • Jun 10

    One Ruling to Decimate Them All

    One Ruling to Decimate Them All
    I did not always intend to be a criminal defense lawyer. I’ve mentioned before that because of my technology background, I had planned on going to law school to become a rich technology lawyer. Instead, I chose to become a…
Rank this Week: 845

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/
  • Jun 18

    Distributing Cocaine in Massachusett

    Distributing Cocaine in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Dominguez, a Massachusetts Appeals Court considered a drug distribution case. The defendant, Jose Dominguez, was convicted of distributing the class B substance of cocaine, which is a violation of MGL c. 94C, § 32A(b),…
  • Jun 18

    Distributing Cocaine in Massachusett

    Distributing Cocaine in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Dominguez, a Massachusetts Appeals Court considered a drug distribution case. The defendant, Jose Dominguez, was convicted of distributing the class B substance of cocaine, which is a violation of MGL c. 94C, § 32A(b),…
  • Jun 3

    Intentional Assault and Battery in Massachusett

    Intentional Assault and Battery in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Romero, a Massachusetts defendant appealed from a conviction arising from M.G. L. c. 265, § 13A(a), which covers assault and battery. The defendant argued that the judge improperly denied her motion for a required…
Rank this Week: 3070

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2849

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 17

    Cherokee, NC Considers Marijuana Legalization After Hazy Federal Guidance

    Cherokee, NC Considers Marijuana Legalization After Hazy Federal Guidance
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “What are the long term effects of being convicted of a crime?” Tribal territory in Cherokee, North Carolina is closer than any other area in North Carolina to legalizing…
  • Jun 16

    Can Littering Be A Felony In North Carolina?

    Can Littering Be A Felony In North Carolina?
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Should I talk to the police?” Everyone knows that you shouldn’t litter. When most people think of litterbugs, they think of those who throw fast food bags out their…
  • Jun 14

    North Carolina Woman Wanted After Mother Found Dead In Freezer

    North Carolina Woman Wanted After Mother Found Dead In Freezer
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question:”A past conviction is keeping me from finding work. What can I do?” In a truly grim case out of Goldsboro, North Carolina, police say they are actively searching for a…
Rank this Week: 2557

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/
  • Jun 17

    Paying Back the Money in Government Benefits Fraud Cases Can Lead to Your Arrest in Florida

    Paying Back the Money in Government Benefits Fraud Cases Can Lead to Your Arrest in Florida
    As criminal defense lawyers in Jacksonville, Florida, we handle a wide variety of fraud and theft cases in state and federal courts. A common criminal case we see is one where a person receives government benefits, such as unemployment…
  • May 27

    An Improper Promise Can Make a Statement Inadmissible in Florida

    An Improper Promise Can Make a Statement Inadmissible in Florida
    When the police in Florida believe a suspect committed a crime, they will often take steps to get that suspect to make admissions that can be used against the suspect in court. When the police take someone into custody and seek to get a…
  • May 23

    Recorded Jail Call Leads to Drug Trafficking Conviction for Florida Inmate

    Recorded Jail Call Leads to Drug Trafficking Conviction for Florida Inmate
    When a person is arrested for a crime in Florida, he/she is taken to the local jail. If he/she cannot make bond, he/she will remain there until the criminal case is resolved. Inmates in the local jail generally have phone privileges, but…
Rank this Week: 1140

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Jun 17

    Court Rules California Concealed Weapons Laws Include Backpack

    Court Rules California Concealed Weapons Laws Include Backpack
    It is against the law to carry a loaded firearm on your person or in your vehicle while in public under California Penal Code Section 25850.1 But what exactly does “on your person” mean? The definition of “on your…
  • Jun 10

    Do Minors Have a Right to an Attorney in School Discipline Cases?

    Do Minors Have a Right to an Attorney in School Discipline Cases?
    Every weekday, you send your children off to school, trusting that they will behave themselves, and if they misbehave, the school’s administration will notify you immediately. What you may not know is that in many cases when a minor is…
  • Jun 8

    California Bill Could Remove Mandatory Sentencing for Prostitution

    California Bill Could Remove Mandatory Sentencing for Prostitution
    In California, prostitution is an act that many politicians and lawmakers are trying to better understand. As it stands, someone convicted of exchanging sex for money for a second time is punished with mandatory jail time. No matter the…
Rank this Week: 339

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/
  • Jun 17

    Samantha Greene Featured in Attorney Journal

    Samantha Greene Featured in Attorney Journal
    The post Samantha Greene Featured in Attorney Journal appeared first on Sevens Legal.
  • Jun 16

    Heard Files Restraining Order Against Depp Amid Allegations of Domestic Violence

    Heard Files Restraining Order Against Depp Amid Allegations of Domestic Violence
    Recently, actor Johnny Depp was hit with a restraining order from estranged wife Amber Heard. Heard filed for divorce in May, with Heard requesting temporary and long-term spousal support, to which Depp has refused. Depp’s lawyers are…
  • Jun 9

    Is Eyewitness Testimony Really the Gold Standard?

    Is Eyewitness Testimony Really the Gold Standard?
    Most people think eyewitness testimony is the “Gold Standard” when it comes to putting together the event details when it comes to documenting facts about a case. This idea becomes questionable when the various eyewitnesses to a…
Rank this Week: 819

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/
  • Jun 16

    Felony Offenses in Phoenix could result in a visit to the infamous Tent City

    Felony Offenses in Phoenix could result in a visit to the infamous Tent City
    Felony offenses cover a wide spectrum of areas. In addition to DUI’s, criminal offenses can range from murder, manslaughter, fraud, theft and possession or sale of marijuana. Felony offenses are the most serious criminal charges as they…
  • Jun 13

    Super Extreme DUI in Scottsdale Carries Immense Penaltie

    Super Extreme DUI in Scottsdale Carries Immense Penaltie
    Super extreme DUI in Scottsdale charges stem from being stopped while driving under the influence with a blood alcohol content (BAC) above .20. Needless to say if you have been charged with a super extreme DUI it is imperative to speak with a…
  • Jun 12

    DUI Defense in Phoenix

    DUI Defense in Phoenix
    As you know, Arizona has some of the most severe penalties for a DUI in the country. With a conviction carrying mandatory jail time, fines, license suspension, and the ignition interlock device, depending on the blood alcohol concentration…
Rank this Week: 2755

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Jun 16

    WERE YOU DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER ILLINOIS DUI LAW?

    WERE YOU DRIVING A MOTOR VEHICLE UNDER ILLINOIS DUI LAW?
    To be convicted of DUI, the state must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you were operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. But what exactly is a motor vehicle? Naturally, a car, a truck … Continue…
  • May 16

    DOG SNIFFS AND THE UNDULY PROLONGED TRAFFIC STOP

    DOG SNIFFS AND THE UNDULY PROLONGED TRAFFIC STOP
    In 2005, the United States Supreme Court changed the law regarding police stops. Before Illinois v Caballes, police needed specific and articulable facts to change the nature of a stop. After 2005, an officer could change the nature of the…
  • May 2

    “I DIDN’T KNOW I’D HIT ANYONE”: LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT IN ILLINOIS

    “I DIDN’T KNOW I’D HIT ANYONE”: LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT IN ILLINOIS
    Illinois law requires that any driver involved in a motor vehicle accident must stay at the scene, file a police report and/or call for assistance. The law further requires you to reasonably assist any injured person including carrying that…
Rank this Week: 1807

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Michael C. Rosenblat, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Supreme Court up holds Implied False Certification under the False Claims Act

    Supreme Court up holds Implied False Certification under the False Claims Act
    In a resounding victory for whistleblowers, the Supreme Court, in Universal Health Services, Inc. v. United States et al. ex rel Escobar et al., found that a defendant could be liable for violating the False Claims Act under a theory of…
  • May 24

    Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyer Michael Rosenblat wins fourth not guilty verdict in a row

    Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyer Michael Rosenblat wins fourth not guilty verdict in a row
    Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyer Michael Rosenblat wins fourth not guilty verdict in a row. Mr. Rosenblat’s most recent not guilty came on May 13, 2016 when the judge found the defendant not guilty of domestic battery.  The alleged…
  • May 14

    Defendants Have the Right to Hire the Attorney of their Choice

    Defendants Have the Right to Hire the Attorney of their Choice
    Twenty dollar bills isolated against white background. The Defendant Sila Luis was charged with stealing over $45 million by allegedly paying kickbacks and conspiring to commit fraud, all related to health care.  Luis wanted to hire her…
Rank this Week: 1478

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/
  • Jun 16

    Woman in St. Johns County faces several felonies following police chase

    Woman in St. Johns County faces several felonies following police chase
    A woman from St. Augustine is facing eleven criminal charges after allegedly fleeing from police.  According to an article in The Florida Times Union, police received several 911 calls reporting a car driving erratic and aggressively.…
  • Jun 6

    Jacksonville teenagers’ sex charges reduced to misdemeanor

    Jacksonville teenagers’ sex charges reduced to misdemeanor
    Three local young men are not going to be considered sex offenders or even felons after the State Attorney’s Office reduced their Duval County sex charges to misdemeanors.  According to an article in The Florida Times Union, the…
  • May 25

    Sex trial on track for Bill Cosby

    Sex trial on track for Bill Cosby
    Based on allegations in Pennsylvania, Bill Cosby will face trial for sexual assault.  According to an article in the Washington Post, the criminal judge in Cosby’s case issued a ruling that the prosecutors in his case had enough…
Rank this Week: 2577

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Jun 16

    What Happens When You’re Charged With Assault

    What Happens When You’re Charged With Assault
    What happens when you’re charged with assault in Maryland? This is not a typical question that most people ask until they are actually charged with one form of assault in Maryland.  But if you do find yourself asking that question,…
  • May 26

    Penalties for Distribution of Controlled Dangerous Substances and Related Offenses To Increase in Maryland

    Penalties for Distribution of Controlled Dangerous Substances and Related Offenses To Increase in Maryland
    The Maryland General Assembly has enacted new legislation to increase the Penalties for Distribution of Controlled Dangerous Substances and Related Offenses. If you have been charged with possession or distribution of CDS in Maryland, call…
  • May 23

    8 Things You Must Do After Auto Accident

    8 Things You Must Do After Auto Accident
    After Auto Accident: What Do I Do Next? After Auto Accident, What Should I Do Now? If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, what you do next can make the difference between a successful claim and one that drags on for years without a…
Rank this Week: 1770

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Progress for the defense in Massachusetts Breath Test Source Code Challenge

    Progress for the defense in Massachusetts Breath Test Source Code Challenge
    The Statewide challenge to the accuracy of the breath test machine used in Massachusetts took a positive turn for the defense with a ruling from Massachusetts Supreme Court Justice Botsford. The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that…
  • May 31

    Connecticut Supreme Court abolishes death penalty

    Connecticut Supreme Court abolishes death penalty
    The Connecticut State Supreme Court has upheld the abolishment of the death penalty, including for death-row inmates in the re-examination of the case of State v. Santiago.  Last August, the Court held that the death penalty was…
  • May 23

    Destruction of Booking Video Results in a New Trial in recent Massachusetts Appeals Court Ruling

    Destruction of Booking Video Results in a New Trial in recent Massachusetts Appeals Court Ruling
    What happens if the Commonwealth loses evidence in a case, like your booking video in an OUI arrest?  A recent case provides new answers to this question.  Although this is not a drunk driving case, attorneys can use the reasoning…
Rank this Week: 3950

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/
Rank this Week: 1964

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Comments on Michigan news and criminal law. By The Law Office of Steven L. Schwartz.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Recent Push in Michigan for Increased Use of Ignition Interlock Device

    Recent Push in Michigan for Increased Use of Ignition Interlock Device
    Getting convicted of a drunk driving offense often changes a person’s life. The various punishments that come along with a conviction of OWI or DUI are seemingly endless, ranging from probation or jail time to court costs, supervision…
  • May 31

    Michigan Man Arrested for Crimes that Occurred Nearly Two Decades Ago

    Michigan Man Arrested for Crimes that Occurred Nearly Two Decades Ago
    Most criminal cases in Michigan must be brought within a certain number of years, pursuant to state statutes. One reason for this is so that someone does not receive notice that they are being charged with a criminal offense many years after…
  • May 16

    Michigan Man Arrested on Drug Charges after Police Act on “Anonymous Tip”

    Michigan Man Arrested on Drug Charges after Police Act on “Anonymous Tip”
    Police cannot keep their eyes on all parts of a city at all times. Indeed, police rely on citizens to report crimes so that they can then send officers out to investigate. However, the United States Constitution requires that police follow…
Rank this Week: 2360

Engel & Martin, LLC Blog

Engel & Martin, LLC Blog

Covers criminal law and student disciplinary hearings.

http://www.engelandmartin.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    Martin Serving As Prosecutor For Man Accused of Shooting Deputy

    Martin Serving As Prosecutor For Man Accused of Shooting Deputy
    Mary Martin is serving as a prosecutor in Mason Municipal Court in the case of Mohammed Abdu Laghaoui. Laghaoui is accused of shooting a Warren County Sheriff Deputy during a domestic dispute. Laghaoui was arraigned in Mason Municipal…
  • May 27

    Engel and Martin Files Lawsuit for Charter School Scandal Record

    Engel and Martin Files Lawsuit for Charter School Scandal Record
    Engel and Martin, LLC has filed a pubic records lawsuit on behalf of the blog Plunderbund Media against the Ohio Department of Education.  The lawsuit seeks to compel the disclosure of public records stored in the private email…
  • May 15

    New Effort to Secure Refunds for Speed Camera Payment

    New Effort to Secure Refunds for Speed Camera Payment
    Engel and Martin, LLC, along with other attorneys representing motorists suing  New Miami for its speed cameras have filed a motion in Butler County Common Plea Court to garnish proceeds the village is collecting from a new speed…
Rank this Week: 1144

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: 2583

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/
  • Jun 14

    2016.018 Why It’s Time to Repeal the First Amendment

    2016.018 Why It’s Time to Repeal the First Amendment
    I teach the Constitution for a living. I revere the document when it is used to further social justice and make our country a more inclusive one. I admire the Founders for establishing a representative democracy that has survived for ……
  • Jun 13

    2016.017: I’m The Asshole the Robs Deserve

    2016.017: I’m The Asshole the Robs Deserve
    “Rob” commented: An investment banker closing a factory that has been a small town’s economic lifeblood and shipping those jobs off to Indonesia is creating value for the shareholders, and thus doing what is ethical and…
  • Jun 8

    2016.016: Jill Filipovic Makes Readers Stupider

    2016.016: Jill Filipovic Makes Readers Stupider
    When someone writing for a popular website says: Before I was a journalist full-time, I was a lawyer. I didn’t do criminal defense work, but I am the daughter of a public defender, and the friend, former classmate, and former ……
Rank this Week: 383

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jun 14

    Do I REALLY Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer?

    Do I REALLY Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer?
    One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from our Georgian friends and neighbors is, “Do I really need a bankruptcy lawyer?” Since bankruptcy lawyers charge fees to file a client’s bankruptcy case, a person who…
  • Jun 14

    Financial Tips for New Graduate

    Financial Tips for New Graduate
    Congratulations! Whether you just graduated from a Georgia high school, college, law school, or medical school, you should give yourself a big pat on the back for all of your accomplishments and for entering a new and exciting chapter in your…
  • May 11

    3 Things Families Should Know About Student Loan

    3 Things Families Should Know About Student Loan
    Congratulations! If you are reading this, then you likely have a son or daughter who is graduating high school this May and will be going off to college in the Fall. Right now is a wonderful time to celebrate our Georgia grads and wish them…
Rank this Week: 1750

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Covers criminal defense and DUI issues in the Nashville, TN area. By Rob McKinney.

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • Jun 14

    DUI Bond Conditions and EtG

    DUI Bond Conditions and EtG
    The courts in Nashville,Tennessee will require random drug testing if you are charged with a multiple DUI charge. It is a condition of your bail bond. Positive drug test could mean that your bail would be revoked pending the outcome of your…
  • Jun 13

    The Sorry State of Wages for an Appointed Counsel

    The Sorry State of Wages for an Appointed Counsel
    Henry Martin is the federal public defender for the Middle District of Tennessee. In today's Tennessean, Mr. Martin wrote a very thoughtful letter to the editor about the duty of a public defender. One of his comments was about the pay of new…
  • Jun 13

    The Sorry State of Wages for an Appointed Counsel

    The Sorry State of Wages for an Appointed Counsel
    Henry Martin is the federal public defender for the Middle District of Tennessee. In today's Tennessean, Mr. Martin wrote a very thoughtful letter to the editor about the duty of a public defender. One of his comments was about the pay of new…
Rank this Week: 4707

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
  • Jun 14

    Road Rage as a Los Angeles Criminal Offense – Part Two

    Road Rage as a Los Angeles Criminal Offense – Part Two
    As discussed in Part One, the traffic in Los Angeles can be a nightmare, and can result in a plethora of criminal offenses. The frustration and anger that stems from driving, and from “road rage” can cause a significant impact on…
  • Jun 14

    Road Rage as a Los Angeles Criminal Offense – Part One

    Road Rage as a Los Angeles Criminal Offense – Part One
    The traffic in Los Angeles can be a nightmare, and can often lead to anger and frustration as everyone rushes to get from one place to another. Oftentimes people will succumb to their frustration and let “road rage” take the…
  • May 26

    Los Angeles Misdemeanor in Comparison to a Los Angeles Felony Criminal Charge

    Los Angeles Misdemeanor in Comparison to a Los Angeles Felony Criminal Charge
    Many factors will influence prosecutors in how the charge a criminal offense. Most often it is the variable of injuries that will persuade their final decision. However, many times misdemeanors are overcharged as felonies, and a person ends…
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Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Provides legal commentary, opinions, and articles on criminal law.

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 1932

Psychology of Law and Criminal…

Psychology of Law and Criminal Behavior

By Kenneth Padowitz.

http://www.psychology-criminalbehavior-law.com/
  • Jun 13

    The Unflinching “Super-Optimism” of Criminal

    The Unflinching “Super-Optimism” of Criminal
    The Supervillains of the Underworld You practically cannot be as super-optimistic as criminals can. It is almost as though it is a super power. However, it is one super power that has made many lose their freedom and complete liberty. The…
  • May 31

    Criminals and Religion: Explaining the Antithesi

    Criminals and Religion: Explaining the Antithesi
    The Antithesis It is paradoxical that individuals who devote their life to criminality often associate with a religion and put up the notion that they are devout adherents. It might involve regularly attending a place of worship—a…
  • May 23

    Criminals: Parents Aren’t Always At Fault

    Criminals: Parents Aren’t Always At Fault
    Parenting and Criminality Mental health professionals have been at the forefront of answering the questions that mortify the rest of us. In what environment and under what conditions did a one-time murderer, serial killer or mass shooter grow…
Rank this Week: 1986

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI issues, including field sobriety testing, post-conviction relief, ignition interlocks. By Levow DWI Law.

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4571

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

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

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • 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:…
  • Feb 9

    Safer Internet Day: A Ransomware Story & Cyber-Security Tip

    Safer Internet Day: A Ransomware Story & Cyber-Security Tip
    Today, February 9, is Safe Internet Day worldwide. It promotes online safety and responsibility for internet technology on desktop and mobile devices, especially among young people and children. You can click on your country’s…
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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
  • Jun 11

    Mental Health Issues in DUI and Criminal Defense

    Mental Health Issues in DUI and Criminal Defense
    Mental Health Issues in Criminal and DUI Defense I have often said that the majority of my cases involve substance abuse, financial pressures or relationship troubles. Many involve more than one of these issues. More and more lately, my…
  • Jun 9

    We are Moving to Encino

    We are Moving to Encino
    The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Vallens are moving to Encino After over eight years working on the corner of Sepulveda and Ventura, we are moving down the road to 16030 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 260, Encino, 91436. Doron Tisser and Brian…
  • May 29

    Twenty Years of Criminal and DUI Defense

    Twenty Years of Criminal and DUI Defense
    Twenty Years of Criminal and DUI Defense Yesterday was my twenty year anniversary practicing law. May 28, 1996, I was sworn in as a lawyer, meaning that I was officially able to start “practicing” law. It seems appropriate…
Rank this Week: 3005

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

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

    Attorney Jonathan Dichter Once Again Selected for Super Lawyer

    Attorney Jonathan Dichter Once Again Selected for Super Lawyer
    Dichter Law Office, PLLC is pleased to announce that, once again, Attorney Jonathan Dichter has been named in the Washington Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. 2016 marks the third consecutive year Attorney Dichter has been chosen for this…
  • May 25

    Underage Drunk Driver Causes Serious Crash

    Underage Drunk Driver Causes Serious Crash
    As MYNorthwest.com reports, a recent car crash in the Seattle/Tacoma area saw four people transported to Harborview Medical Center with serious injuries. While it appears the crash occurred when one driver ran a red light, it is also believed…
  • Apr 26

    Supreme Court Debates Criminal Implied Consent Penaltie

    Supreme Court Debates Criminal Implied Consent Penaltie
    Is making drivers submit to a breath or blood test under the threat of criminal penalty a violation of their constitutional rights? As USA Today reports, that is the question that the Supreme Court of the United States mulled over last week…
Rank this Week: 3106

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI issues. By the Law Offices of Peter A. Mesich.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2816

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/
  • Jun 10

    Justice Reinvestment Act Brings Changes to Criminal Law

    Justice Reinvestment Act Brings Changes to Criminal Law
    Maryland is again looking to be one of the more progressive states in the nation when it comes to criminal justice reform, as legislators have agreed to pass a sweeping crime reform bill. The bill is unique in that it strengthens criminal…
  • May 24

    High Court Refuses to Overturn Severe Drug Sentence

    High Court Refuses to Overturn Severe Drug Sentence
    Sometimes, the United States Supreme Court rules by declining to rule. When a case is appealed to the Supreme Court, the Court may opt to not accept the case. When that happens, the practical effect is that the law created by the lower court…
  • May 4

    Man Convicted Even Though His Car Did Not Strike the Victim

    Man Convicted Even Though His Car Did Not Strike the Victim
    Many people know, or at least are aware of the doctrine of causation. It means that someone’s negligence needs to cause the injury that was sustained by the victim. Causation—sometimes called proximate cause—is a crucial…
Rank this Week: 4608

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 10

    Alabama’s Crisis of Leadership

    Alabama’s Crisis of Leadership
    The State of Alabama is in crisis. Our Speaker of the State House of Representatives, our Governor, and our Chief Justice of the Supreme Court all are hamstrung by accusations of impropriety, abuse of their authority, and failure to execute…
  • Jun 10

    Alabama’s Crisis of Leadership

    Alabama’s Crisis of Leadership
    The State of Alabama is in crisis. Our Speaker of the State House of Representatives, our Governor, and our Chief Justice of the Supreme Court all are hamstrung by accusations of impropriety, abuse of their authority, and failure to execute…
  • Mar 21

    Alabama Needs to Address Serious Problems Within Its Prison System

    Alabama Needs to Address Serious Problems Within Its Prison System
    The State of Alabama incarcerates nearly 26,000 inmates in a system designed to hold 13,000. The system is staffed at a 60.4% level.[1] This combination is a recipe for disaster and will ulitmately have an adverse affect on the community at…
Rank this Week: 1937

Crime in the Suites

Crime in the Suites

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

http://crimeinthesuites.com/
  • Jun 9

    Keep It Short and Prosper

    Keep It Short and Prosper
    What a difference two words can make. Just ask the Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) or Americans for Prosperity (AFP), two organizations that filed separate lawsuits against the same defendant, California Attorney General Kamala Harris,…
  • Jun 8

    This Man Is Dodging Wall St.

    This Man Is Dodging Wall St.
    Rather than confront accusations of baseless zeal and prosecutorial overreach, New York federal prosecutor Preet Bharara would rather spend his energy dodging accountability. In 2010, Bharara launched a crusade against Wall Street,…
  • May 19

    Data Breach Lawsuits: Challenges Persist After Spokeo v. Robin

    Data Breach Lawsuits: Challenges Persist After Spokeo v. Robin
    Data breaches are as common as the common cold—unfortunately, just as incurable. Run a news search on “data breaches” and you’ll find that all kinds of institutions—major retailers, tech companies, universities,…
Rank this Week: 4442

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 9

    Ayo and Iken Recap

    Ayo and Iken Recap
    Our Ayo & Iken attorneys have been busy this month. In this recap, we will take you through the many facets of what our attorneys have been up to from New Port Richey to Tampa and Orlando. We have tried cases, handled a difficult criminal…
  • Jun 1

    US Military Fails to Financially Protect Spouse

    US Military Fails to Financially Protect Spouse
    Ayo & Iken Tampa Attorney Jeana Vogel has taken on a divorce case that offers a stark reminder of the sacrifice spouses of military personnel make and the risks they can take financially should their marriages dissolve overseas. Our…
  • May 8

    Florida’s Historic Softening of 10 20 Life Law

    Florida’s Historic Softening of 10 20 Life Law
    Beginning July 1, a change will come to the “10-20-Life” mandatory minimum firearm law passed in 1999 during the first Gov. Jeb Bush administration in the wake of out-of-control violent crime statistics. The law currently mandates…
Rank this Week: 1824

Graham Lawyer Blog

Graham Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law, law and technology stories, and first amendment issues from around Eastern Washington. By Stephen Graham.

http://www.grahamlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 9

    Are Chinese Students Being Targeted for Expulsion by Universities for Cheating? (Lawyer’s Perspective)

    Are Chinese Students Being Targeted for Expulsion by Universities for Cheating? (Lawyer’s Perspective)
    The number of Chinese students attending universities in the U.S. has tripled in the last ten years. Along with the increase in the number of students, there have been an increase in the number of academic integrity cases brought against…
  • Mar 29

    Using Statistical Methodologies in Detection of Cheating in Academic Integrity Case

    Using Statistical Methodologies in Detection of Cheating in Academic Integrity Case
    An an attorney who defends academic integrity disciplinary actions at state universities, I am often ask to give an opinion on charges brought against students for cheating based on similarities of their answers on exams. For example,…
  • Jul 24

    Remembering Attorney Emma Paulsen

    Remembering Attorney Emma Paulsen
    The Omak-Chronicle reported today the death of Emma-Paulsen, the elected Ferry County Prosecuting Attorney. I think I first met Emma Paulsen around 2005 when I first started taking cases in Okanogan County. She worked as public-defender and…
Rank this Week: 3772

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

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

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Jun 8

    Reathaford on the Value of Blogging

    Reathaford on the Value of Blogging
    In the latest issue of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel's Verdict Magazine, Laura Reathaford writes on the value of legal blogging and how and why lawyers should blog. The article appears on pages 16-17 of the issue.I…
  • Jun 6

    Is a Parrot's Statement Hearsay?

    Is a Parrot's Statement Hearsay?
    Fox News reports on this evidence exam hypothetical come to life:A Michigan man’s wife is now a suspect in his May 2015 murder, newly obtained police reports show, and a winged witness may have heard the dead man’s final…
  • May 5

    Weird Law of the Day: California Penal Code 598 - Hating on Swallow

    Weird Law of the Day: California Penal Code 598 - Hating on Swallow
    Today's weird law is the strangely specific California Penal Code section 598, which states:Every person who, within any public cemetery or burying ground, kills, wounds, or traps any bird, or destroys any bird's nest other than swallows'…
Rank this Week: 1813

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/
  • Jun 8

    Drugged Driving Can Cause Serious Consequence

    Drugged Driving Can Cause Serious Consequence
    When the term “driving under the influence” is heard, the first thing that usually comes to mind is alcohol intoxication. But alcohol is only one of the countless substances that can impair an individual’s ability to drive.…
  • May 17

    5 Tips You Should Know About Settling a Personal Injury Claim

    5 Tips You Should Know About Settling a Personal Injury Claim
    If you’ve been injured and are currently in the process of handling your insurance claim, there are few things you should keep in mind.  Below are some tips from Wayne Cohen, a Washington DC personal injury lawyer. Tip #1: Save All…
  • Apr 23

    DUI Vehicular Crimes in the Summer Time

    DUI Vehicular Crimes in the Summer Time
    DUI vehicular crimes are considered quite serious and are classified as felonies. Some states have a Vehicular Crimes Unit that is responsible for prosecuting all felony vehicular crimes. Their goal is to effectively prosecute those charged…
Rank this Week: 4498

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 8

    Ten Ways Technology Changed Law Practice

    Ten Ways Technology Changed Law Practice
    My law firm is older than the Internet. I hate it when I say stuff like that. It makes me sound so old. I don’t feel old. I definitely don’t act old. I’m one of those annoying old guys who overuses the word…
  • May 10

    What is Assault, Anyway?

    What is Assault, Anyway?
    I want to begin by thanking Donald Trump’s campaign manager. Just when I was wondering what new legal issues were floating around that were relevant to criminal law, there it was. Assault! Campaign Aides Gone Wild! Or not… Which…
  • May 5

    Six Ways Politicians are Like Criminal Defense Lawyer

    Six Ways Politicians are Like Criminal Defense Lawyer
    You know that feeling you get when something seems very familiar to you but you know it isn’t? I got that recently when I was listening to one of the Presidential candidates wax poetic about every little detail concerning their poll…
Rank this Week: 4662

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

By Urbelis Law, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsduilawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4521

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
  • Jun 8

    Reckless Driving by Speed avoided at 47 mph over limit / Brandishing a Firearm Charge Avoided

    Reckless Driving by Speed avoided at 47 mph over limit / Brandishing a Firearm Charge Avoided
    Note: the only sure way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to obey the speed limit! DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR…
  • Apr 11

    Last Week’s High Speed Cases (95 mph and 101 mph)

    Last Week’s High Speed Cases (95 mph and 101 mph)
    Last week we had two high speed cases involving alleged speeds of 95 mph and 101 mph where our clients avoided criminal records for reckless driving.  Note: the best way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to…
  • Mar 24

    Northampton Reckless Driving Convictions Avoided (89/55 and 80/45)

    Northampton Reckless Driving Convictions Avoided (89/55 and 80/45)
    It is often advisable to appeal a reckless driving conviction. In Virginia, you have ten days to appeal a conviction in the General District Court to have a new trial in the Circuit Court.  We explain your right to appeal here.…
Rank this Week: 1548