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Joel Heiligman's DUI Blawg

Joel Heiligman's DUI Blawg

Covers issues related to DUI/DWI, and criminal defense in Minnesota and the surrounding Midwest.

http://www.joelheiligmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 22

    DWI Q&A: How to Get a Limited License in Minnesota After DWI

    DWI Q&A: How to Get a Limited License in Minnesota After DWI
    Without a doubt, being charged with DWI in Minnesota has the potential to have a profound impact on your daily routine. By knowing the ins and outs of the system, however, you can proceed with as little impact as possible. One of the most…
  • Oct 18

    MN State Supreme Court Strikes Down Warrantless Urine Test

    MN State Supreme Court Strikes Down Warrantless Urine Test
    Refusing to submit to a warrantless urine test is no longer a crime, the Minnesota State Supreme Court ruled in October, providing further clarity to the current status of the state’s heavily debated implied consent law. Instead,…
  • Sep 23

    Minnesota Steps Up Enforcement, Makes 1,351 DWI-related Arrests Over 18 Day

    Minnesota Steps Up Enforcement, Makes 1,351 DWI-related Arrests Over 18 Day
    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has revealed that it made 1,351 DWI-related arrests between August 19th and September 5th, during an end-of-summer extra enforcement initiative. The campaign included 300 different law enforcement…
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The D.U.I. Blog

The D.U.I. Blog

Covers criminal court cases including D.U.I., drug law, assaults and other issues. By Joel Heiligman.

http://www.joelheiligmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 22

    DWI Q&A: How to Get a Limited License in Minnesota After DWI

    DWI Q&A: How to Get a Limited License in Minnesota After DWI
    Without a doubt, being charged with DWI in Minnesota has the potential to have a profound impact on your daily routine. By knowing the ins and outs of the system, however, you can proceed with as little impact as possible. One of the most…
  • Oct 18

    MN State Supreme Court Strikes Down Warrantless Urine Test

    MN State Supreme Court Strikes Down Warrantless Urine Test
    Refusing to submit to a warrantless urine test is no longer a crime, the Minnesota State Supreme Court ruled in October, providing further clarity to the current status of the state’s heavily debated implied consent law. Instead,…
  • Sep 23

    Minnesota Steps Up Enforcement, Makes 1,351 DWI-related Arrests Over 18 Day

    Minnesota Steps Up Enforcement, Makes 1,351 DWI-related Arrests Over 18 Day
    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has revealed that it made 1,351 DWI-related arrests between August 19th and September 5th, during an end-of-summer extra enforcement initiative. The campaign included 300 different law enforcement…
Rank this Week: 1852

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Covers DWI evidence, blood testing, and breath alcohol testing.

http://www.rosenthalwadas.com/blog/
  • Nov 22

    Holiday Gatherings and Domestic Violence

    Holiday Gatherings and Domestic Violence
    The holiday season is a great time for Collin County residents to gather with family and celebrate their blessings. But for many people, the holidays are a time of added stress and depression. In some cases, these people may take…Read…
  • Nov 15

    Drugs, Kids, and Juvenile Justice in Texa

    Drugs, Kids, and Juvenile Justice in Texa
    Drug possession is one of the most common criminal charges that a Collin County teenager will face in Texas. In many cases, a teenager may run afoul of the law without realizing it. Even parents may not be fully aware…Read more…
  • Nov 10

    What are the potential punishments I could receive for Possession of Marijuana (POM)?

    What are the potential punishments I could receive for Possession of Marijuana (POM)?
    There are several different ways to resolve a drug case and the way we handle it depends on the facts of the case. Due to various circumstances, some options may not be available to everyone. The attorneys at Rosenthal &…Read more…
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Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers legal topics such as appeals, drug crimes, internet crimes, white collar crime, and federal criminal trials. By Kish & Lietz.

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 22

    Federal Criminal Sentences Still a Hot Topic in the Supreme Court

    Federal Criminal Sentences Still a Hot Topic in the Supreme Court
    Whether here in Atlanta or other places, Carl and I represent a lot of folks who eventually face a sentencing hearing at the end of a federal criminal case.  Anyone whose spare time has brought them here knows that we chat about federal…
  • Nov 17

    Lawyers in Federal Criminal Cases: the Importance of Objecting

    Lawyers in Federal Criminal Cases: the Importance of Objecting
    Here we go again, another federal criminal case which on appeal goes to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit here in Atlanta, and that court rejects the Defendant because the specific argument was not brought up in the…
  • Nov 15

    Criminal Case in Atlanta Similar to Our Case Last Year in Savannah

    Criminal Case in Atlanta Similar to Our Case Last Year in Savannah
    A recent state court criminal case here in Atlanta is very similar to a federal criminal case we handled in Savannah last year.  In each case, one person made a demand against another person, and the demand arose out of civil litigation.…
Rank this Week: 1189

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Nov 22

    Guide to Telling Your Children About Divorce

    Guide to Telling Your Children About Divorce
    One of the hardest things parents may have to do is to tell their children they are divorcing. While very young children may not really understand what is happening, the majority of children often feel as though the divorce is their fault.…
  • Nov 1

    Wedding Bliss in the Air at Ayo & Iken

    Wedding Bliss in the Air at Ayo & Iken
    Wedding bliss was in the air at our Ayo & Iken Tampa office last week as Attorney Jeana Vogel for the first time in her career presided over nuptial vows for two of her clients. Vogel’s clients, Aleydis Silva Bautista and Kyle…
  • Oct 13

    Same Sex Parental Rights Extended

    Same Sex Parental Rights Extended
    Our New Port Richey Attorney Allison Belcher has won a major victory in the cutting edge legal area of same-sex marriage in Florida by securing parental rights for our client Kristen Ruckey. In an Oct. 11 order, Pasco County Circuit Judge…
Rank this Week: 1454

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Nov 21

    CFPB Report Highlights Continued Focus on Mortgage Redlining

    CFPB Report Highlights Continued Focus on Mortgage Redlining
    In its Fall 2016 Supervisory Highlights report, issued October 31, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) identified mortgage redlining as an ongoing “priority area” in the Bureau’s supervisory work.  In the…
  • Nov 17

    The Yates Memo and Individual Representation

    The Yates Memo and Individual Representation
    At the November 2, 2016 Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (“SIFMA”) Compliance and Legal Society Regional Seminar in New York, a SIFMA panel discussed the “Yates Memo,” its effect on internal…
  • Nov 14

    Big Changes Come With The New Form I-9 Published by USCIS

    Big Changes Come With The New Form I-9 Published by USCIS
    United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has officially published the long awaited revised Form I-9.  The new Form I-9 and instructions can be found at https://www.uscis.gov/i-9. The clock is now ticking— While…
Rank this Week: 1392

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: 1339

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

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

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    My New Book Out Soon: “Wisconsin Sentencing in the Tough-on-Crime Era”

    My New Book Out Soon: “Wisconsin Sentencing in the Tough-on-Crime Era”
    I now have a publication date for my new book: January 17. The excessively long, but nicely descriptive, title is Wisconsin Sentencing in the Tough-on-Crime Era: How Judges Retained Power and Why Mass Incarceration Happened…
  • Sep 12

    Obama Clemency Grants Pick Up Steam

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

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

    Strong Support for Marijuana Legalization in Law School Poll, But Results for Other Drugs Harder to Interpret
    In the Marquette Law School Poll conducted earlier this month, fifty-nine percent of registered Wisconsin voters agreed that marijuana “should be fully legalized and regulated like alcohol.” Only thirty-nine percent disagreed.…
Rank this Week: 4625

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: 1418

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

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

    Should A DUI / OVI As A Juvenile Enhance A Later DUI / OVI As An Adult?

    Should A DUI / OVI As A Juvenile Enhance A Later DUI / OVI As An Adult?
    In Ohio DUI / OVI cases, mandatory minimum penalties are increased based on prior OVI convictions.  One issue faced by Ohio courts is whether a person’s OVI adjudication (‘conviction’) as a juvenile can be used to…
  • Nov 12

    Calibrating Breath Testing Machines In Ohio DUI/OVI Case

    Calibrating Breath Testing Machines In Ohio DUI/OVI Case
    Over 20,000 DWI cases in New Jersey are being called into question due to problems with the recalibration of breath-testing machines.  According to New Jersey 101.5, Sgt. Marc Dennis skipped a critical step each time he recalibrated the…
  • Oct 30

    Can We Trust Crime Lab Results In Ohio DUI/OVI Cases?

    Can We Trust Crime Lab Results In Ohio DUI/OVI Cases?
    Today’s report regarding the conduct of a forensic scientist employed by the state of Ohio demonstrates the danger of the government enforcing laws without effective checks and balances.  Forensic scientist G. Michele Yezzo worked…
Rank this Week: 2502

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 18

    Prop 64 and Prior Marijuana Convictions in California

    Prop 64 and Prior Marijuana Convictions in California
    PETITION UNDER PROPOSITION 64 TO DISMISS AND SEAL OR TO REDUCE A PRIOR MARIJUANA CONVICTION By a hefty margin of 56%, Prop 64 was passed in California on November 8. It is now legal for Californians over the age of 21 to possess, transport,…
  • Nov 2

    TECH LAW ENFORCEMENT AND OUR CIVIL RIGHTS

    TECH LAW ENFORCEMENT AND OUR CIVIL RIGHTS
    Dystopian films and literature are usually thought of as science fiction, but while this entertainment might be classified as fiction, it often portends a future that may already be here. That is especially true when it comes to crime…
  • Oct 27

    California Law Enforcement Investigation

    California Law Enforcement Investigation
    The Brave New World of Law Enforcement Investigation The digital age has changed everything in the world around us and law Enforcement is no exception. Back in the old days, police investigation procedures were limited to talking with…
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Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

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

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Nov 18

    Privacy Matters: Browser Add-On

    Privacy Matters: Browser Add-On
    Most of us do our best to implement security measures to protect our computers. One easy way, of course, is to never click links from unknown sources, which sounds like a no-brainer, but did you know cyberhackers will create email addresses…
  • Nov 2

    Black Boxes + Car Insurance Discounts = Bad for Drivers, Good for Other

    Black Boxes + Car Insurance Discounts = Bad for Drivers, Good for Other
    From the “You’ve Got to Be Joking” File The National Motorists Association newsletter recently warned drivers about car insurance companies offering discounted premiums to customers who agree to install a transponder…
  • Oct 19

    Excellent Articles on Criminal Defense Investigation

    Excellent Articles on Criminal Defense Investigation
    Defense Investigators Tell It Like It Is   Recently Pursuit Magazine, an online magazine for professional private investigators, ran a series of top criminal defense investigation articles penned by different defense investigators. The…
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Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Nov 18

    Black Friday 2016 – Safety Should be Top Priority on The Busiest Shopping Day of the Year

    Black Friday 2016 – Safety Should be Top Priority on The Busiest Shopping Day of the Year
    While Black Friday is a day many people look forward to more than any other shopping day of the year, the day after Thanksgiving also brings all of the crooks out of the woodwork. Not only are crooks ready to turn your holiday shopping into a…
  • Nov 14

    Expert Testimony…The Tutor the Breaks the issues Apart

    Expert Testimony…The Tutor the Breaks the issues Apart
    Trump vs Hillary is not the only debate that has raged in throughout the state of Michigan. The field of litigation has been in a battle over the concept of expert testimony. The battle for Expert Testimony is tug of war between Frye and…
  • Nov 11

    Fighting Allegations of Drug Possession

    Fighting Allegations of Drug Possession
    Whether in Michigan or any other state, nearly anyone can be accused of possessing illicit drugs, prescription or otherwise. Unfortunately, in certain circumstances an individual may be charged with possession with intent, if the prosecutor…
Rank this Week: 3084

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

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Nov 18

    Why Would You Hire a Lawyer if You Don’t Want to Take Their Advice?

    Why Would You Hire a Lawyer if You Don’t Want to Take Their Advice?
    I could never understand why someone would hire a high-priced, hotshot lawyer but refuse to take their advice.  It happens more frequently than you might realize, sometimes the result of an uneducated neighbour or friend, who after going…
  • Nov 17

    Can Residue on a Cell Phone Identify a Criminal?

    Can Residue on a Cell Phone Identify a Criminal?
    The field of investigative science is rapidly expanding, but it is also diminishing as forensic scientists throw out investigative tools that have been discredited, such as bite-mark analysis. In a study funded by the National Institute of…
  • Oct 23

    Judge’s Decision Results in Tragedy

    Judge’s Decision Results in Tragedy
    Have you ever thought about how judges make decisions? Frankly, I rarely think about this as my focus is simply on persuading a judge to see it my way. But learned scholars have studied and researched the psychology of judicial…
Rank this Week: 4901

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2401

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal defense and DUI law. By Hoffman & Associates.

http://www.losangelesduilawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 17

    Failed Sobriety Test in a Los Angeles DUI Case

    Failed Sobriety Test in a Los Angeles DUI Case
    If you have been charged with a DUI, you were likely arrested after having submitted to some blood alcohol tests. One such test that many people submit themselves to during a arrest, is a field sobriety test. However, a field sobriety test is…
  • Nov 3

    Multiple Charges Arising out of a Los Angeles DUI Charge

    Multiple Charges Arising out of a Los Angeles DUI Charge
    If you have been charged with a Los Angeles DUI, it does not mean that you cannot be charged with anything else. Many charges can arise out of one specific incident, resulting in multiple charges against you and multiple cases. The best way…
  • Oct 14

    Can I get a Plea Bargain in a Los Angeles DUI Case?

    Can I get a Plea Bargain in a Los Angeles DUI Case?
    If you are facing charges for driving under the suspicion of driving under the influence, there are two different ways you can be convicted. One, you would voluntarily enter a plea of guilty in court, or you would be found guilty by a jury.…
Rank this Week: 4802

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
  • Nov 17

    Judges can not control jail good time credit

    Judges can not control jail good time credit
     In Davis v. State, 181 Ga. App. 498, 353 SE2d 7 (1987), a trial judge attempted to prevent the sheriff from giving a DUI defendant good time credit on a 12 month jail term with no probation until his $1000 fine was paid. The Judge knew…
  • Oct 3

    Red and Glassy Eyes Not Georgia DUI Probable Cause

    Red and Glassy Eyes Not Georgia DUI Probable Cause
     On May 18, 2016, the Georgia Court of Appeals affirmed Governor Nathan Deal's son, Jason Deal's finding of no probable cause in Dawson County Superior Court, in Blanchard v. State, A16A0086, May 18, 2016. Wendy Blanchard was arrested…
  • Sep 16

    Medical Records are admissible without a witness in a Georgia DUI

    Medical Records are admissible without a witness in a Georgia DUI
     On February 16, 2016 in Samuels v. State, 335 Ga. App. 819, 783 SE2d 344 (2016), the Georgia Court of Appeals medical records may be admitted into evidence without a testifying witness including diagnoses and medical opinions as…
Rank this Week: 3225

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/
  • Nov 17

    Pleading Guilty to Unarmed Burglary and Larceny in Massachusett

    Pleading Guilty to Unarmed Burglary and Larceny in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Wallace, the defendant appealed from a sentence imposed for an unarmed burglary conviction. He’d pled guilty to larceny from a building and unarmed burglary. The event giving rise to the charges involved his going…
  • Nov 4

    Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine in Massachusett

    Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Bowens, a Massachusetts appellate court considered a crack cocaine possession with intent to distribute case. The defendant was convicted of possessing a class B controlled substance with intent to distribute as well as…
  • Oct 18

    Right to an Attorney Before Breathalyzer in Massachusetts?

    Right to an Attorney Before Breathalyzer in Massachusetts?
    Under the Sixth Amendment and article 12 of the Massachusetts Declaration of Rights, a defendant is supposed to be advised of the right to an attorney before a critical stage of criminal proceedings. In Commonwealth v. Neary-French, the…
Rank this Week: 3103

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/
  • Nov 16

    Maryland Attorney General Questions Legality of Bail Amount

    Maryland Attorney General Questions Legality of Bail Amount
    When someone is arrested and is awaiting trial, bail and the ability to pay it is the difference between awaiting trial a free person, or doing it behind bars. Bail is intended to balance two important principles. The first is that we are…
  • Nov 16

    Maryland Attorney General Questions Legality of Bail Amount

    Maryland Attorney General Questions Legality of Bail Amount
    When someone is arrested and is awaiting trial, bail and the ability to pay it is the difference between awaiting trial a free person, or doing it behind bars. Bail is intended to balance two important principles. The first is that we are…
  • Nov 3

    Harsher Penalties for Serving Alcohol to Minors Who Cause Injury

    Harsher Penalties for Serving Alcohol to Minors Who Cause Injury
    When it comes to drunk driving there is almost universal agreement that those who cause injury by getting behind the wheel while intoxicated, should be held responsible for their actions, both civilly and criminally. For the most part, laws…
Rank this Week: 4604

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/
  • Nov 16

    South Florida Man Arrested Under New Revenge Porn Law

    South Florida Man Arrested Under New Revenge Porn Law
    After a rocky three year relationship Michael Hamel, Jr. and his girlfriend parted ways. The breakup was not affable and was ended by the woman, whose name is being withheld. The relationship grew so troubled that last September,…
  • Oct 21

    Elderly Florida Man Charged with Battery in Political Argument with Spouse

    Elderly Florida Man Charged with Battery in Political Argument with Spouse
    With less than two weeks until the American public will cast their votes for our next President, cases of tempers reaching a fever pitch are being reported by the press as well as the police. This election has already demonstrated acts of…
  • Sep 27

    Miami-Dade Road Rage Homicide Suspect to Face no Trial

    Miami-Dade Road Rage Homicide Suspect to Face no Trial
    If you or someone close to you is accused of any type of the many serious types of charges associated with a homicide it is essential to consult with knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who specializes in these types of cases at the…
Rank this Week: 3373

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Covers Florida criminal laws concerning drug offenses. By W. F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Nov 14

    Cannabis Business Dispensary Investment Alternative

    Cannabis Business Dispensary Investment Alternative
    Cannabis Business NewsObviously, our clients are looking to open new dispensaries in Florida after the election this year. However, there are other ways to consider an investment in the Cannabis business.Alternatives to Cannabis Dispensary…
  • Nov 9

    How to Get Dispensary License for Medical Marijuana in Florida?

    How to Get Dispensary License for Medical Marijuana in Florida?
    How to get Florida Dispensary License for Medical Marijuana?Here is what #Florida #MedicalMarijuana law may look like for patients, caregivers, and those seeking to license a dispensary.…
  • Nov 8

    How to set up a Florida Medical Marijuana Dispensary

    How to set up a Florida Medical Marijuana Dispensary
    How to Set Up a Florida Medical Marijuana DispensaryFLORIDA MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARYHow to set up a #Florida #MMJ #MedicalMarijuana #Dispensary http://www.drug2go.com/2014/02/what-are-responsibilities-of-florida_21.html…
Rank this Week: 4034

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1820

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 14

    Supreme Court of West Virginia Upholds Conviction for Lesser Included Offense

    Supreme Court of West Virginia Upholds Conviction for Lesser Included Offense
    It is a central part of a criminal defendant’s constitutional rights that he or she cannot be convicted of a crime for which he or she is not charged.  As part of procedural due process, a criminal defendant must have an…
  • Nov 7

    Impeachment of a Criminal Jury Verdict – West Virginia v. Greenfield

    Impeachment of a Criminal Jury Verdict – West Virginia v. Greenfield
    A jury’s verdict in a criminal matter is entitled to great deference by the courts.  Even if a judge, or the parties, may disagree with the outcome that a jury reaches, if the verdict was reached through proper court procedures and…
  • Oct 20

    West Virginia Supreme Court Permits Evidence of “Remote” Similar Allegation

    West Virginia Supreme Court Permits Evidence of “Remote” Similar Allegation
    One of the more difficult things for victims in criminal litigation to understand is that trials are not opportunities to tell the jury about everything bad that a defendant has ever done.  Trials must focus on proving the current…
Rank this Week: 2883

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Nov 14

    The Myth of Expertise

    The Myth of Expertise
    We just ended a bad week for experts. I was in Athens, Georgia, last week for a football game between Georgia and Auburn. Auburn was a 10.5 point favorite to win. It turns out that they did not even score 10 points, losing 13-7. Earlier…
  • Nov 11

    Final Thoughts on JQC Amendment 3

    Final Thoughts on JQC Amendment 3
    I am not surprised that Amendment 3 passed. It was a bad idea with an unsavory political history. I did not personally know any lawyers who were in love with it. And my non-lawyer friends who asked me about it seemed persuaded that it was a…
  • Nov 9

    Re-Examining Dick Donovan’s Rant

    Re-Examining Dick Donovan’s Rant
    Over at Fault Lines, Andrew Fleischman has an article on Paulding DA Dick Donovan’s Facebook post. Jim Galloway at the Atlanta Journal noticed it, too. The post was a “eulogy for white Judeo-Christian men.” It was really…
Rank this Week: 3785

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: 4568

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.missouricriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 11

    The Felony DWI- Potential Repercussions and Alternative Court

    The Felony DWI- Potential Repercussions and Alternative Court
    Unlike the run-of-the-mill misdemeanor DWI, a third offense could trigger the filing of a felony DWI which comes replete with serious prison time and the potential for a 10 year or permanent denial of your driving privilege.   And…
  • Sep 30

    Estate Planning: Why you shouldn’t wait until the last minute.

    Estate Planning: Why you shouldn’t wait until the last minute.
    Many people believe that estate planning is for the wealthy. This misconception may arise from the fact that the estate tax exemption is higher than what most people have in their estates. However, even though your estate may not be subject…
  • Sep 9

    DWIs and the affect on your license

    DWIs and the affect on your license
    Driving While Intoxicated or Driving Under the Influences cases in Missouri are continuing their evolution toward ambiguity as courts wrestle with changes to the BAC testing process, the science behind such testing, and even the impact the…
Rank this Week: 1428

No Papered: A Washington DC DUI…

No Papered: A Washington DC DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Scrofano Law.

http://blog.scrofanolaw.com/
  • Nov 11

    DC Police Officer Arrested for DUI While on Duty

    DC Police Officer Arrested for DUI While on Duty
    According to a recent news article from NBC 4 Washington, an officer of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) was just arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.  The officer was arrested after his supervising officer…
  • 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…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2356

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/
  • Nov 11

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice
    PROBLEM Each year, approximately 450,000 Americans are held in jail every day because they don’t have enough money to bond out. It’s been called a “wealth-based detention scheme.” Many have had enough of this unfair…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1187

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's…

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's Blawg

Constitutional matters, politics, Wall Street matters, important cases and lots of opinions.

http://www.desilvalawoffices.com/Chicago-Litigation.aspx
  • Nov 10

    Why You Should Not Plead Guilty Based Solely on a Presumptive Drug Test

    Why You Should Not Plead Guilty Based Solely on a Presumptive Drug Test
    Chicago drug convictions may be based on bad evidence A recent article [1] in the Washington Post discussed the practice of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the Nevada criminal justice system of relying on drug field test…
  • Nov 9

    Wells Fargo Under Fire for Fraud

    Wells Fargo Under Fire for Fraud
    Wells Fargo and Its Advisors Under Investigation by Regulators and State Attorneys General Over the past two months, Wells Fargo has gone from a large banking institution with branches on every corner of the United States to one under…
  • Apr 28

    Follow the firm on social media!

    Follow the firm on social media!
    For the latest news and informatino on the law and how it relates to your rights, as well as updates on Law Offices of R. Tamara de Silva, connect with the firm on social media. Connect with the firm…
Rank this Week: 2631

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/
  • Nov 10

    A DUI Conviction can take on toll on getting a job

    A DUI Conviction can take on toll on getting a job
    If you have been charged with a DUI in Phoenix it is in your best interest to hire an experienced DUI Lawyer to help you fight the DUI charges against you. The penalties alone for a DUI in Phoenix are some of the harshest in the country and…
  • Oct 31

    Did you know that the installation of the ignition interlock device applies to all DUI offenders?

    Did you know that the installation of the ignition interlock device applies to all DUI offenders?
    As part of a plea or conviction for any DUI in Scottsdale, Arizona you will be ordered to install the ignition interlock device (IID) for a period of at least one year depending on your circumstances. Arizona invoked the ignition interlock…
  • Oct 27

    Assault charges can result from a simple threat of violence to actually inflicting bodily harm

    Assault charges can result from a simple threat of violence to actually inflicting bodily harm
    Assault in Phoenix are taken very seriously under the Arizona law, therefore, I strongly encourage you to seek immediate legal representation from a criminal defense attorney because it is imperative that you fully understand the charges…
Rank this Week: 3590

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 10

    FLORIDA VOTERS IN FAVOR OF MARIJUANA

    FLORIDA VOTERS IN FAVOR OF MARIJUANA
    FLORIDA AMENDMENT #2 TO EXPAND MEDICAL MARIJUANA GETS 71.3% OF VOTES Florida voters took to the polls on November 8, 2016, this last Tuesday to decide the heated political race for the white house.  In Florida, as in many states, there…
  • Sep 17

    CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PROMOTION EXAM INVALIDATED

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

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

    THREE DUVAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AVOID SEX CASES BY PLEADING TO MISDEMEANORS
    Students Arrested Were 17, 18 and 19 Years of Age, Dodged a Sex Crime According to a report, three male students at Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville were arrested in April for having sex with a female student on school grounds. …
Rank this Week: 855

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Nov 9

    ATF Agents Arrest Dozens On Drug & Gun Charges In Broward County

    ATF Agents Arrest Dozens On Drug & Gun Charges In Broward County
    Federal agents arrested about 30 suspects in Broward County and charged them with gun- and drug-trafficking offenses on Wednesday after a two-year undercover investigation targeting gang violence. Twenty-five of the indicted defendants are…
  • Oct 17

    Road Rage Fight in Fort Lauderdale Results In Death

    Road Rage Fight in Fort Lauderdale Results In Death
    A road rage confrontation with a firefighter resulted in the death of a man in South Florida. Police in Coral Springs reported that a man was found unconscious on a roadway Thursday. A firefighter claims that he was driving home from work…
  • Sep 27

    13 Accused Of Telemarketing Fraud in South Florida

    13 Accused Of Telemarketing Fraud in South Florida
    Thirteen people, mostly from South Florida, are facing federal charges of mail fraud and conspiracy for allegedly defrauding approximately $23 million from investors — mostly seniors — around the nation. According to…
Rank this Week: 1627

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.texaspossessionofmarijuanalawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2552

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug and theft crimes. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2783

Law Office of Joe Dane

Law Office of Joe Dane

Covers criminal offenses and procedure in California.

http://www.joedane.com/blog/
  • Nov 9

    Prop 64 and old marijuana conviction

    Prop 64 and old marijuana conviction
    Last night, California voters passed Proposition 64 which made sweeping changes to the marijuana laws. Possession by adults over 21 for personal, recreational use is now (as of 12:01 Wednesday November 9, 2016) legal in California. …
  • Jul 8

    Shoplifting and Corrective Education Company (CEC) cla

    Shoplifting and Corrective Education Company (CEC) cla
    There’s another twist to shoplifting cases now – Corrective Education Company (CEC).   I recently heard about somebody that was stopped and accused of shoplifting in a large store – it rhymes with Walmart – and…
  • Jul 2

    Can a guest allow the police to search your house?

    Can a guest allow the police to search your house?
    I had the question asked: can a guest who is staying in your house allow the police to search? What about if they were to call the police and invite them to search? Would that evidence still be admissible against the homeowner?  Apparent…
Rank this Week: 949

Invisible Man

Invisible Man

Covers criminal law and civil rights issues in Georgia. By Albert Wan.

http://georgiadefenderblog.com
  • Nov 8

    Signing Off

    Signing Off
    I’m sad to say that this is my last post for the blog.  I started this blog together with my solo law practice.  But I am moving abroad soon and will be closing down my law practice as well.  So … Continue reading…
  • Jun 21

    Freedom’s Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose

    Freedom’s Just Another Word for Nothing Left to Lose
    If freedom means anything it means the right to commit violence in another person’s name.  This is a lesson that’s been passed on from one generation to the next since the time this country was first founded.  And…
  • May 3

    My Commencement Speech

    My Commencement Speech
    It’s that time of the year again when universities call on dignitaries and luminaries to give commencement speeches to their students.  Most of these speeches will be rambling, pointless and sleep-inducing.  Others less…
Rank this Week: 3880

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Nov 7

    I am Currently Unemployed – Should I File for Bankruptcy?

    I am Currently Unemployed – Should I File for Bankruptcy?
    During the aftermath of the Great Recession, many of our friends and neighbors lost their jobs after several companies downsized or outright closed their doors altogether. Additionally, many of our younger residents are graduating with…
  • Nov 7

    Important Bankruptcy Topics: Creditor

    Important Bankruptcy Topics: Creditor
    Many of our Georgian friends and neighbors contact our office on a daily basis to discuss the possibility of filing for bankruptcy.  Filing a bankruptcy case can be an excellent way for an individual or a family to get their debts under…
  • Nov 7

    The “Tricks or Treats” of Filing for Bankruptcy

    The “Tricks or Treats” of Filing for Bankruptcy
    Americans all over the country continue to feel the adverse affects of the economic recession, which has caused hundreds of thousands of our friends and neighbors here in Georgia alone to take on multiple jobs, downsize their homes, or take…
Rank this Week: 1394

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/
  • Nov 7

    Is It Mandatory To Have Nine U.S.Supreme Court Justices ?

    Is It Mandatory To Have Nine U.S.Supreme Court Justices ?
    Just the other day someone asked me if the U.S. Constitution requires nine Supreme Court Justices. I did not know the answer so I looked it up. The short answer is the U.S. Constitution does not state the precise number of justices. The…
  • Nov 2

    DUI, Ignition Interlock, and The State Legislature

    DUI, Ignition Interlock, and The State Legislature
    An ignition interlock is required to obtain a restricted driver's license if you have been convicted of a DUI charge in Tennessee. In the initial implementation of the ignition interlock device, I was in favor of it's use. It allowed…
  • Oct 31

    Tennessee Sex Offenders and Halloween

    Tennessee Sex Offenders and Halloween
    It may be Halloween , but the Tennessee Department of Corrections will be conducting Operation Blackout on those on the Tennessee Sex Offender Registry. It has been recently reported about the increased scrutiny that Tennessee Sex Offenders…
Rank this Week: 4750

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers warrants, license suspension, Massachusetts criminal offenses, and criminal defense issues. By Lewin & Lewin.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 4

    Leaving The Scene Trial – Not Guilty

    Leaving The Scene Trial – Not Guilty
    On St. Patrick’s Day of 2016 QN, a 20 year old laborer from Melrose, went into Cambridge with a friend to celebrate. The friend picked QN up at QN’s house and drove to the T station at Oak Grove in Melrose. The two men took the T…
  • Nov 4

    4th OFFENSE SHOPLIFTER

    4th OFFENSE SHOPLIFTER
    On August 12, 2016 BT, a 42 year old Registered Nurse from Salem, NH, was in TJ Maxx in North Andover, MA and she was stopped by store security and charged with shoplifting. She had gone into the store to return several items and to purchase…
  • Sep 3

    Uninusured and Unregistered Charges Dismissed

    Uninusured and Unregistered Charges Dismissed
    CJ, a 23 year old chef from Andover, was driving home from work when the North Andover Police ran a random license plate check on his vehicle. The check came back that the registration had been revoked for insurance cancellation for…
Rank this Week: 4995

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Nov 2

    How does the Inevitable Discovery Doctrine Apply to Warrantless Searches?

    How does the Inevitable Discovery Doctrine Apply to Warrantless Searches?
    The Inevitable Discovery Doctrine did not Apply in the Brierley Case Two Layton City police officers investigated a hit-and-run accident by entering a private residence with neither permission nor a warrant. They discovered evidence…
  • Oct 25

    The Victim of a Crime Can Request Restitution Through Counsel

    The Victim of a Crime Can Request Restitution Through Counsel
    Restitution Procedure – Using Pleadings Filed by the Victim’s Attorney In March 2011, Michael brown was charged with several crimes involving sexual conduct with minor L.N. The victim’s counsel sought to enter an appearance…
  • Oct 10

    Factors Considered in Dismissing A Protective Order

    Factors Considered in Dismissing A Protective Order
    Dismissing A Protective Order and the Mota Case Mota v. Mota, 2016 UT App 201 involved an interesting issue regarding dismissing a protective order. In April 2011, Jennifer Mota was at home holding the parties’ child.…
Rank this Week: 1865

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 2

    Explosive Pumpkin, Child Neglect

    Explosive Pumpkin, Child Neglect
    A grandmother in Saint Augustine, Florida worked with her granddaughter to create green flames in their jack-o-lantern for Halloween, according to Jacksonville.com. The pumpkin ended up being an explosive, rather than the awesome Halloween…
  • Aug 10

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure
    “License and registration, please.”  If you have ever been pulled over by police, you have probably heard this phrase.  In recent years, Americans have grown more and more suspicious of police officers. With all that we…
  • Aug 10

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure
    “License and registration, please.”  If you have ever been pulled over by police, you have probably heard this phrase.  In recent years, Americans have grown more and more suspicious of police officers. With all that we…
Rank this Week: 1005

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 2

    Medicare Audits and Appeal

    Medicare Audits and Appeal
    When Medicare conducts and audit of a provider and concludes that an overpayment has occurred it will attempt to recoup that overpayment.  This article will discuss the overpayment appeals process. There are five levels of appeal, each…
  • Sep 2

    Is that Medicare patient Homebound?

    Is that Medicare patient Homebound?
    One Medicare policy that has seen a boom in litigation, both civil and criminal, in the past few years relates to services being provided to allegedly homebound Medicare beneficiaries.  Homebound status is defined in the Medicare Benefit…
  • Aug 25

    HHS-OIG Issues Alert to Home Health Agencies and Doctor

    HHS-OIG Issues Alert to Home Health Agencies and Doctor
      Chicago – Not surprisingly in light of the recent charges and convictions of home health agencies (HHA) and related entities in the Chicago area and throughout the country, the Department of Health and Human Service, Office of…
Rank this Week: 1587

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Covers Utah criminal law and criminal defense. By Utah Defenders.

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • Nov 1

    New Trial From New Evidence

    New Trial From New Evidence
    Getting A New Trial Based on New Evidence Can Be Difficult Danny Logue was convicted of aggravated murder, possession of a dangerous weapon by restricted person, and obstruction of justice. Brandon Wright, a witness for the State at trial,…
  • Sep 29

    Adult Jail Can Serve As An Alternative to Detention in Juvenile Case

    Adult Jail Can Serve As An Alternative to Detention in Juvenile Case
    Adult Jail Time as an Alternative to Juvenile Detention In O.P. v. State (State ex rel. O.P.), 2016 UT App 181, the Utah Court of Appeals addressed whether adult jail can legally serve as an alternative to juvenile detention. O.P.…
  • Sep 19

    State v. Kirby, 2016 UT App 193

    State v. Kirby, 2016 UT App 193
    In State v. Kirby, 2016 UT App 193, defendant Kevin Darrell Kirby and a female acquaintance partied together in a motel room in Salt Lake City. Their room eventually became a crime scene, and Kirby was charged and later convicted of tampering…
Rank this Week: 4438

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 1

    Pro se appeal of non-decision dismissed for lack of jurisdiction

    Pro se appeal of non-decision dismissed for lack of jurisdiction
                In Marshall v. Commissioner of PA DOC, et al. 16-9000 (10/25/2016), the Third Circuit dismissed this pro se appeal for lack of jurisdiction.  Marshall is a capital inmate…
  • Nov 1

    Elonis STILL guilty for Facebook threat

    Elonis STILL guilty for Facebook threat
    In US v. Elonis, 12-3798 (10/28/2016), the Third Circuit affirms Elonis’s conviction for Facebook threats -- again.  SCOTUS vacated the Circuit’s original denial of Elonsis’s appeal.  As a matter of statutory…
  • Nov 1

    Interlocutory appeal of disclosure order in grand jury proceedings dismissed for lack of jurisdiction

    Interlocutory appeal of disclosure order in grand jury proceedings dismissed for lack of jurisdiction
                The Third Circuit dismissed the appeal in In Re Grand Jury Matter #3, 15-2475 (10/28/2016), for lack of jurisdiction.  In response to a grand jury subpoena, John Doe’s accountant gave the…
Rank this Week: 741