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Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

http://www.tampacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 22

    "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

    "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison
    Oscar Pistorius, renowned Paralympic sprinter was sentenced yesterday to five years in a South African prison for the shooting and killing of his then girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Mr. Pistorius was found not guilty of a more serious murder…
  • Oct 17

    Florida Cop Accused Of Getting Oral Sex In Exchange For Not Making Arrest

    Florida Cop Accused Of Getting Oral Sex In Exchange For Not Making Arrest
    Oh Florida, here we go again. Generally it's the average Joes and Janes making the news for crazy allegations, now it's the cops. 32-year-old Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Ted Arboleda is accused of foregoing a legitimate arrest of a…
  • Oct 7

    Doctor Guilty Of Healthcare Fraud For Administering Chemotherapy To Patients Who Didn't Have Cancer

    Doctor Guilty Of Healthcare Fraud For Administering Chemotherapy To Patients Who Didn't Have Cancer
    Dr. Farid Fata recently pled guilty to 16 Federal criminal counts including 13 counts of healthcare fraud, two counts of money laundering and one count of receiving kickbacks. In a disturbingly unusual case involving a doctor fraudulently…
Rank this Week: 3425

Leyba Defense blog

Leyba Defense blog

Covers Washington State criminal matters including DUI issues.

http://www.leyba-defense.com/blog/
  • Oct 22

    Seattle Municipal Court judicial candidate returns money from DUI Lawyers PAC

    Seattle Municipal Court judicial candidate returns money from DUI Lawyers PAC
    Tis the judicial election season here in King County, WA.  In case you haven’t followed my blog there are several prominent judicial races in our County.  One of the most highly publicized is in Seattle Municipal Court. …
  • Oct 21

    Decided to try making some You Tube videos…

    Decided to try making some You Tube videos for the site. Here is the first one titled, “What happens following a DUI arrest in Seattle.” Basically I provide a general overview of what an individual can expect after they get…
  • Oct 20

    Seattle Judge gets busted for using carpool parking without an actual carpool

    Seattle Judge gets busted for using carpool parking without an actual carpool
    Ah the political season is upon us.  Especially in King County where there are several municipal and district court level judicial elections that are are becoming hot topics here in Seattle.  One such race is in the Seattle…
Rank this Week: 1684

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Oct 22

    Lost Your License Out of State? Getting a Virginia license.

    Lost Your License Out of State? Getting a Virginia license.
    Find out how I can help you get a VA license when you have lost your license in another state. Contact me today. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags: Feed enhanced by Better Feed…
  • Oct 15

    What Can I do if Court is Tomorrow in Virginia?

    What Can I do if Court is Tomorrow in Virginia?
    If you are scheduled to appear in court tomorrow, contact me today! You may still have some options and I might be able to help. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags: Feed enhanced…
  • Oct 14

    What Are my Options?

    What Are my Options?
    This is everyone’s first question. Each case is difference, but watch and click on the link to learn more about your case. Contact me for a free case strategy session and I will go over all of your options and work for the best possible…
Rank this Week: 1216

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/
  • Oct 22

    New Marijuana Laws Raise Complex Legal Question

    New Marijuana Laws Raise Complex Legal Question
    As news of legalized marijuana continues to spread across the country, Maryland is now getting its turn...in a way. A new law has already taken effect that reduces the penalties for being found with marijuana, and while the new law doesn't…
  • Sep 22

    Electrocuting Defendants In Court May Be a Growing and Troubling Practice

    Electrocuting Defendants In Court May Be a Growing and Troubling Practice
    We're all familiar with the police's ability to shock--or "tase"--as a method of subduing the unruly or those resisting arrest. It's generally seen as a more humane alternative for police to gain an upper hand, rather than use lethal…
  • Sep 9

    Maryland Court Decides that Drivers Can Be Punished for Driving with Suspended but Expired License

    Maryland Court Decides that Drivers Can Be Punished for Driving with Suspended but Expired License
    Can you be punished for illegally using something you no longer have? That bizarre question was recently decided by a Maryland Appellate Court in deciding whether a defendant could be convicted for driving on a suspended license that had…
Rank this Week: 4647

San Antonio Traffic Ticket Blog

San Antonio Traffic Ticket Blog

Covers traffic tickets, speeding ticket defense, moving and non-moving violations, local court information. By Coquat Law Firm.

http://www.trafficticketsa.com/Blog/
  • Oct 22

    Reduce Traffic Ticket Fine

    Reduce Traffic Ticket Fine
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA If you have a traffic ticket or citation then you need a trained and dedicated traffic ticket lawyer to fight for you and Reduce Traffic Ticket Fines. We Reduce Traffic Ticket Fines for you. Palm…
  • Oct 13

    San Antonio Texas Traffic Ticket

    San Antonio Texas Traffic Ticket
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA The Coquat Law Firm is getting ready to reveal a brand new website, but that doesn’t mean that we have forgotten about what really matters. Taking care of you San Antonio Texas Traffic Ticket…
  • Jun 2

    First Speeding Arrest

    First Speeding Arrest
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA The First Speeding Arrest in the United States happened just over one hundred and fifteen years ago. The History of the First Speeding Arrest. On May 20th, 1899 Jacob German received the dubious…
Rank this Week: 2681

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Law Office of James Alston.

http://houstoncrimedefense.com/blog
  • Oct 22

    Appropriate Corporate Behavior: Don’t Get Busted for Sexual Harassment

    Appropriate Corporate Behavior: Don’t Get Busted for Sexual Harassment
    At one time, “chatting up” an attractive colleague or client at the water cooler was considered just part of the normal workday. That’s no longer the case, and such behavior is no longer considered appropriate in the…
  • Oct 15

    Sexual Assault: What Makes This Offense “Aggravated?”

    Sexual Assault: What Makes This Offense “Aggravated?”
    Sexual assault can be devastating, both for the victim and the perpetrator if charges are brought against him or her. False allegations can also be very damaging, even if they are ultimately withdrawn or dismissed by the court. Knowing the…
  • Oct 8

    10 Inmate Photos That Will Make You Wish You Were behind Bar

    10 Inmate Photos That Will Make You Wish You Were behind Bar
    Attention guys and gals on the prowl! It turns out that love might actually be lurking in all the wrong places, and by wrong places we mean prisons across the United States. What heart’s fantasy is hiding for you behind bars? Is it the…
Rank this Week: 1783

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Oct 22

    Sex Crimes: Legal Terminology You May Hear in Court

    Sex Crimes: Legal Terminology You May Hear in Court
    Being accused of a sex crime is an uncomfortable and challenging experience. It’s made more difficult by an array of legal terms that are hard to understand without a legal background or education. This list groups the most common terms…
  • Oct 15

    I’m Guilty: Should I Tell My Attorney?

    I’m Guilty: Should I Tell My Attorney?
    When you’re in a jam and need an attorney, it’s difficult to know whether you should tell him the full truth and nothing but the truth. After all, how can a lawyer work to clear your name if you’re actually guilty? And…
  • Oct 8

    What Happens If I Get Arrested in Harris County?

    What Happens If I Get Arrested in Harris County?
    Getting arrested can be a frightening experience, particularly if it’s your first time and you have no idea what happens. The process varies from case-to-case and depends to a large degree on which local police agency makes the arrest.…
Rank this Week: 1784

Houston Criminal Law Blog

Houston Criminal Law Blog

By Rand Mintzer.

http://www.mintzerlaw.com/blog
  • Oct 22

    Accused of a Crime in Harris County: Best Bargaining Strategie

    Accused of a Crime in Harris County: Best Bargaining Strategie
    Bargains and negotiations occur at virtually every level of the legal system. From the simple – like contesting a traffic ticket yourself – to the complex, in which you obtain professional counsel, you’ll want to find the…
  • Oct 15

    Proper Court Behavior: 5 Tips to Get a Judge and Jury to Sympathize

    Proper Court Behavior: 5 Tips to Get a Judge and Jury to Sympathize
    A court date is one of the few places where the old advice, “just be yourself” may not be the best course of action. Even if you are fairly confident in your social skills, nearly anyone can benefit in court from applying that…
  • Oct 8

    Help…I Just Got Arrested in Harris County

    Help…I Just Got Arrested in Harris County
    Being arrested in Harris County, Texas, is much like being arrested in other parts of the U.S. the police department and the court each has its job to do to ensure a timely arraignment. Harris County, Texas, has within its borders several…
Rank this Week: 1795

Norm Pattis Blog

Norm Pattis Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.pattisblog.com/
  • Oct 22

    A "Special Agent" Files Suit

    A "Special Agent" Files Suit
    I'm not a fan of the Justice Department, so I ought to be rooting for Kurt Siuzdak, a 17-year veteran of the Federal Bureau of Investigation who has filed suit against Attorney General Eric Holder. Instead, I'm wondering just what he is…
  • Oct 16

    Excited Utterance

    Excited Utterance
    The law of evidence governs what is and is not admissible in a trial. A judge’s decision on what a jury hears could quite literally be the difference between freedom and imprisonment, and, in some cases, between life and death. Just ask…
  • Oct 14

    Hasty Suspension of Zealous Lawyer

    Hasty Suspension of Zealous Lawyer
    I wasn't on the New Haven jury that convicted Angelo Reyes of arson and conspiracy charges. But I know a thing or two about Mr. Reyes, having represented him in federal court on other arson charges before federal prosecutors engineered a…
Rank this Week: 1323

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers news and updates on Alabama DUI cases. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.alabamaduilawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    DUI Suspect Arrested While Allegedly Driving Naked with Three-Year-Old Child on Her Lap

    DUI Suspect Arrested While Allegedly Driving Naked with Three-Year-Old Child on Her Lap
    According to a recent news article from Action 10 News, witnesses saw a woman in Corpus Christi remove all of her clothes while standing outside of her car with her three-year-old son. She then got in the car with the child and drove away. …
  • Oct 17

    Man Arrested at Alabama Sobriety Checkpoint for Smuggling Tortoise

    Man Arrested at Alabama Sobriety Checkpoint for Smuggling Tortoise
    Sobriety checkpoints are frequently used by police in Alabama to arrest people for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs. In a recent story from AL.com, a man was arrested at a DUI checkpoint in Covington County, after he…
  • Oct 15

    Olympic Icon Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI

    Olympic Icon Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI
    It is not uncommon for a first-time DUI offender to be arrested and charged for second and third offenses. It is uncommon for that second-time offender to be the most decorated Olympian in history. According to CNN recent reports, legendary…
Rank this Week: 4206

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Feds Announce Massive Baltimore Cocaine Bust

    Feds Announce Massive Baltimore Cocaine Bust
    Law enforcement officers make dozens of drug distribution busts each day in Maryland. State and local police handle most, as only a select few of these busts are carried out by federal law enforcement. Federal agencies such as the DEA could…
  • Oct 9

    School Bus Thieves Arrested Outside Annapoli

    School Bus Thieves Arrested Outside Annapoli
    Anne Arundel County Police have arrested two suspects in remarkably bizarre incident involving a stolen public school bus. The bus was reported stolen at about 5:30 in the morning on Tuesday, as school employees reported to the lot to begin…
  • Oct 1

    New Maryland Criminal Laws In Effect

    New Maryland Criminal Laws In Effect
    Soon after the close of each year's legislative session the governor signs dozens of bills into law. The public typically hears about these new laws at the three main stages when the media can report a concrete story. First we read about a…
Rank this Week: 3778

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

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

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
Rank this Week: 3229

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

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

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • Oct 21

    SCOTUS Reviews Felony Gun Ownership Law

    SCOTUS Reviews Felony Gun Ownership Law
    If you are convicted of felony, either a state or federal felony charge, you lose certain rights going forward including the right to own firearms. The felony gun ownership laws in Utah are very harsh. The question then arises, what ……
  • Sep 18

    Ineffective Assistance of Counsel and Immigration Consequence

    Ineffective Assistance of Counsel and Immigration Consequence
    Recently the Utah Court of Appeals addressed whether an attorney was deemed to have given ineffective assistance of counsel to a non-U.S. citizen. In State v. Aguirre-Juarez, the defendant plead guilty to one count of attempted identity…
  • Aug 11

    Medical Marijuana in Utah Limited Program Begin

    Medical Marijuana in Utah Limited Program Begin
    Last month was officially the first month where a limited use medical marijuana in Utah license could be obtained by a few select patients in the state. So how many medical marijuana cards were issues in July? Only 11 total licenses…
Rank this Week: 4894

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Businesses face civil and criminal penalties for refusing same-sex busine

    Businesses face civil and criminal penalties for refusing same-sex busine
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: What are the long term effects of being convicted of a crime?   Officials in a northern Idaho city have threatened two citizens with arrest, fines and imprisonment after the citizens…
  • Oct 16

    City backs away from attempt to seize sermons from pastors who objected to ordinance

    City backs away from attempt to seize sermons from pastors who objected to ordinance
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: What are the long term effects of being convicted of a crime?   A group of Texas pastors who participated in a political effort to repeal a controversial city ordinance have been…
  • Oct 14

    Fall foliage playing unexpected role in hunt for accused cop killer

    Fall foliage playing unexpected role in hunt for accused cop killer
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “If I have an outstanding warrant, what should I do?”   North Carolina is not the only state that boasts of rich fall foliage painting its Appalachian…
Rank this Week: 2758

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
Rank this Week: 3238

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Who Can Get A License To Carry A Concealed Weapon in California

    Who Can Get A License To Carry A Concealed Weapon in California
    As a Criminal Defense Lawyer, practicing law for more than 20 years in Orange County California, I am often asked about the law as it pertains to legally carrying a concealed weapon.  While my practice does not include assisting people…
  • Oct 6

    White Collar Crime in Orange County, California

    White Collar Crime in Orange County, California
    White collar crime involves illegal activity that is done for the sole purpose of financial gain to the individual being accused and typically takes place in a businesses or corporation. It doesn’t matter whether the business is a…
  • Sep 25

    New Phone App Leads to Bomb Threats and Closure of Orange County HIgh School

    New Phone App Leads to Bomb Threats and Closure of Orange County HIgh School
    A new phone app called “Yik Yak” has become extremely popular among teens over the last several months. The app was originally created and meant for college-age students as a virtual campus bulletin board. It is a location-based…
Rank this Week: 1038

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Covers Mississippi criminal and personal injury law. By Coxwell & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Do Mississippi Stores Have a Duty to Erect Barriers in a Parking Lot?

    Do Mississippi Stores Have a Duty to Erect Barriers in a Parking Lot?
    In Cheeks v. AutoZONE, Inc., a Mississippi plaintiff was going into an AutoZone store when he was hit by a car driven by Jason Johnson. The plaintiff and a friend had gone to the store to buy car parts. The store had parking on two sides of…
  • Oct 17

    Woman in Jackson Arrested for Burglary

    Woman in Jackson Arrested for Burglary
    A woman has recently been arrested in connection with a house burglary that occurred on September 30, 2014. The Pearl Police Department has been looking for the suspect for weeks. According to WJTV News Channel 12, Zaria Khaleela Harris is…
  • Oct 17

    Pedestrians Killed by Train in Hazlehurst

    Pedestrians Killed by Train in Hazlehurst
    Last week, two people were killed after being struck by a Canadian National train in Hazlehurst. According to WJTV News Channel 12, the incident happened at about 6:15 p.m. on Friday, October 10, 2014. For currently unknown reasons, one man…
Rank this Week: 4587

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

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

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Oct 21

    Comedic Break: Televising the Supreme Court

    Comedic Break: Televising the Supreme Court
    John Oliver is correct. If somebody insisted on playing audio tapes of crappy piano music hammered out on a cheap electric organ, you'd eventually punch them in the face. But if it were accompanied with a video of a cat playing said organ,…
  • Oct 18

    Justice versus Law

    Justice versus Law
    As readers may recall, I am a fan of Richard Kopf's blog, Hercules and the Umpire. While I may sometimes disagree with him, he is a smart and thoughtful sitting United States District Judge who is willing to share his views on a variety of…
  • Oct 18

    Kerik v. Tacopina: Not With A Bang . . .

    Kerik v. Tacopina: Not With A Bang . . .
    It's been awhile but there's a few updates on the Bernie Kerik-Joe Tacopina brouhaha. As a person who always enjoys a good legal slugfest and who has no connection to any of the players, I must profess my disappointment with how things are…
Rank this Week: 1962

New York Criminal Defense Attorney…

New York Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and criminal law news. By The Law Office of Mark A. Siesel, Esq.

http://www.newyorkcriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Teenagers Routinely Waive Their Legal Rights In Police Interrogation

    Teenagers Routinely Waive Their Legal Rights In Police Interrogation
    In an article in the NY Times on October 14, 2014, a study published in Law and Human Behavior concludes that teenagers ages 13-17 frequently do not exercise their legal rights to remain silent in police interrogations across the country. The…
  • Sep 30

    Rockland County Boat Operator Sentenced To Two Years In Fatal Crash

    Rockland County Boat Operator Sentenced To Two Years In Fatal Crash
    Jo John John, 36, the man at the wheel of the boat which crashed into barges near the Tappan Zee Bridge last summer, killing two, was sentenced in Rockland County Court on September 16, 2014 to two years in jail.  John pled guilty…
  • Sep 4

    15 Year Old Driver In Fatal Crash in Bucks County, Pennsylvania

    15 Year Old Driver In Fatal Crash in Bucks County, Pennsylvania
    A 15 year old girl from Pleasantville behind the wheel of a 2001 Chevy Suburban in Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania on August 30th is now facing several criminal charges, including possible vehicular manslaughter, as the result of a fatal accident…
Rank this Week: 1022

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers the defense of violent crimes, sex crimes, theft crimes, and firearm offenses. By Frank Fernandez.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4623

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

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

    A Question of Ethics: Are Members Permitted to Help Companies in Which They Own Stock?

    A Question of Ethics: Are Members Permitted to Help Companies in Which They Own Stock?
    Roll Call October 14, 2014 Q. I heard that Rep. Tom Petri, R-Wis., may face ethics discipline because he assisted companies in which he owned stock. I know that Members are not supposed to use their position for their own personal gain, but I…
  • Oct 20

    Taking Aim – the SEC’s Continued Focus on Hedge Fund

    Taking Aim – the SEC’s Continued Focus on Hedge Fund
    “It is difficult to overstate how much the regulatory landscape for hedge fund managers has changed over the past four years.” So said Norm Champ, director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Investment…
  • Oct 17

    Update: Supreme Court Declines to Define Instrumentality under FCPA

    Update: Supreme Court Declines to Define Instrumentality under FCPA
    On October 6, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court denied an August 14, 2014, petition for writ of certiorari by Joel Esquenazi and Carlos Rodriquez, former owners of Terra Communications (Terra). The petition asked the court to define who counts as…
Rank this Week: 1745

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal…

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal News

By Young Klein & Associates.

http://www.ykacrim.com/blog/
  • Oct 21

    Will My DUI Charges Ever Go Away?

    Will My DUI Charges Ever Go Away?
    In Pennsylvania, DUI or Driving Under the Influence is usually considered a misdemeanor. While a misdemeanor is less serious than a felony, it can still trigger a slew of harsh consequences — including a prominent note on your public…
  • Sep 30

    Warrants for Traffic Tickets Explained

    Warrants for Traffic Tickets Explained
    After you’re issued a traffic ticket, you have two options: you can accept it and pay the fine, or deny it and fight the ticket in court.  But if you do neither, a judge can issue a bench warrant for your arrest.  Our…
  • Sep 25

    The Formal Criminal Arraignment Process in Pennsylvania

    The Formal Criminal Arraignment Process in Pennsylvania
    The justice system can be confusing, especially for people who have never been charged with a crime and don’t know what to expect after an arrest.  However, the more you understand about the legal process, the more comfortable and…
Rank this Week: 1607

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

http://www.lawbabcock.com/blog
  • Oct 21

    U.S. Judges Have Gone Crazy

    U.S. Judges Have Gone Crazy
    This week, prominent legal fiction writer, John Grisham gave an interview with the press wherein he indicated that the sentences for child pornography in the U.S. were way too harsh. He indicated that American judges had “gone…
  • Oct 21

    Los Jueces Estadounidenses Habían “Vuelto Loco”

    Los Jueces Estadounidenses Habían “Vuelto Loco”
    Esta semana, el prominente escritor de ficción legal, John Grisham dio una entrevista con la prensa en la que indicó que las penas por pornografía infantil en los EE.UU. eran demasiado duras. Indicó que los jueces…
  • Oct 19

    Why an attorney for a federal sentencing reduction?

    Why an attorney for a federal sentencing reduction?
    Several individuals have asked me why the need for an attorney to reduce federal drug sentences.  If the law is going to change, why do I need to hire a criminal defense lawyer? In the first place, the reduction in sentence is not…
Rank this Week: 4664

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Answers questions regarding New York criminal charges and criminal procedures.

http://www.jpdefense.com/new-york-criminal-defense/
  • Oct 20

    What Are The Penalties For Possession Of Heroin In New York?

    What Are The Penalties For Possession Of Heroin In New York?
    New York charges heroin possession at different levels based on the weight of the drugs involved, so penalties can range from a Class A Misdemeanor for quantities under one-eighth of an ounce, carrying a potential penalty of one year in jail,…
  • Oct 20

    What Are The Federal Penalties For Trafficking Firearms In New York?

    What Are The Federal Penalties For Trafficking Firearms In New York?
    Federal criminal cases are especially complex, and when it comes to charges that you’ve trafficked firearms in New York, either by illegally importing and selling in the state or selling to unapproved persons (or both), you are facing…
  • Oct 16

    What Are The Penalties For Importing Prescription Drugs To Sell In New York?

    What Are The Penalties For Importing Prescription Drugs To Sell In New York?
    Individuals who import prescription drugs into New York for the purposes of selling them are subject to serious state and federal penalties. Depending on the scale of the operation, you may find yourself the target of the federal Drug…
Rank this Week: 2443

Bickerton Law Blog

Bickerton Law Blog

Features updates and perspectives on Criminal Law. By Bickerton & Bickerton.

http://bickerton-law.com/bickerton-law-blog/
  • Oct 20

    LAW NEWS: Pa Legislature changes retroactive effect of Adam Walsh Act

    LAW NEWS: Pa Legislature changes retroactive effect of Adam Walsh Act
    On December 20, 2012, the Adam Walsh Act (SORNA) required many individuals who were convicted of sex offenses but not classified as violent sex offenders to begin registering as sexual offenders.  A new law passed in…
  • Sep 17

    IN THE NEWS: PGH area man allegedly shoots and kills intruder

    IN THE NEWS: PGH area man allegedly shoots and kills intruder
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that a Munhall, PA man shot and killed a man who had broken into his garage.  After calling 911, the homeowner informed the intruder that the police were on their way.  Munhall police reports that…
  • Sep 11

    IN THE NEWS: Drivers cited in Parkway North HOV Lane enforcement

    IN THE NEWS: Drivers cited in Parkway North HOV Lane enforcement
    WPXI reports that 60 Pittsburgh-area drivers received traffic citations for improper use of the carpool/high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane on the Parkway North.  Under the law, the HOV lane may only be used by motorcycle operators and…
Rank this Week: 3976

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1560

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

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

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Oct 20

    Federal Restrictions on Gun Ownership by Convicted Felon

    Federal Restrictions on Gun Ownership by Convicted Felon
    Federal law provides significant penalties for felons in possession of weapons, unless the felon has his rights restored by the convicting state. Anyone who has been convicted of a felony is banned by federal law from ever possessing…
  • Oct 13

    The Sixth Amendment’s Right to the Assistance of Counsel

    The Sixth Amendment’s Right to the Assistance of Counsel
    Thanks to television police reading the Miranda Warnings people are familiar with a criminal defendant’s right to an attorney and that an indigent defendant may have appointed counsel. Such protections have not always…
  • Oct 10

    Fourth Amendment Probable Cause for a Warrantless Arrest

    Fourth Amendment Probable Cause for a Warrantless Arrest
    A police officer cannot arrest a citizen without a warrant based upon a hunch or mere suspicion. He must have “probable cause”. The US Constitution‘s Fourth Amendment[1] requires a warrant for a person or his property to be…
Rank this Week: 1602

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    California DUI Probation

    California DUI Probation
    Most people who are convicted under California’s DUI laws will receive probation. One of the most common questions I get from my clients during DUI sentencing is, “What does probation consist of?” Generally speaking,…
  • Oct 13

    New Marijuana Study Skewed by the Media

    New Marijuana Study Skewed by the Media
      Have you seen the recent headlines, “Study Finds Marijuana as Addictive as Heroin” or “Marijuana Makes you Stupid.” I did and immediately asked myself, “Have we gone back in time?” After reassuring…
  • Oct 8

    Ohio Supreme Court Rules: Breathalyzers Are Not Immune from Attack

    Ohio Supreme Court Rules: Breathalyzers Are Not Immune from Attack
    As I’ve written over and over in past years, breath machines used in DUI cases to determine blood alcohol level are inaccurate and unreliable.  See. for example, How Breathalyzers Work (and Why They Don’t), Attorney General…
Rank this Week: 2374

Atlanta DUI Blog

Atlanta DUI Blog

Covers DUI news. By Clark & Towne.

http://www.clarktowne.com/dui-blog
  • Oct 20

    What the police don't want you to know about Miranda Right

    What the police don't want you to know about Miranda Right
    By Jessica Towne Miranda rights are back in the news. The New York Times Science Section under "Well" on October 14, 2014 had an eye-opening article on juveniles and police interrogators. Researchers determined that the brains of adolescents…
  • Oct 9

    The scandalous practice of privatized probation

    The scandalous practice of privatized probation
    By Jessica Towne The American Bar Association Journal just doesn't have the buzz around it that a Comedy Central late night show has, has but its article on privatized probation is just as scandalous as John Oliver's report on asset…
  • Sep 23

    Georgia State Patrol's New I-20 DUI Task Force

    Georgia State Patrol's New I-20 DUI Task Force
    Georgia State Patrol is now targeting the 21 counties that run along Interstate 20 from Conyers to South Carolina with extra patrols specially trained in DUI. Their goal: to deploy once a month in different counties along I-20 and set up…
Rank this Week: 2628

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.milwaukeecriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Legalization vs. Decriminalization of Marijuana

    Legalization vs. Decriminalization of Marijuana
    There has been a lot of debate surrounding the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana throughout the United States. Some states allow the use of medical marijuana, while states like Colorado and Washington have even legalized…
  • Oct 20

    Stalking Laws in Wisconsin

    Stalking Laws in Wisconsin
    Stalking cases are complicated and fraught with emotion. If you’ve been accused of stalking someone, it can feel like everyone is judging you. Like any other criminal charge, stalking is treated very seriously under Wisconsin law. This…
  • Oct 20

    Sexting Laws in Wisconsin

    Sexting Laws in Wisconsin
    With the rise of technology, it seems that everyone has a cell phone these days. While most people use their phones to make calls, send texts, and access social media accounts, there is a rise in the practice of ‘sexting,’…
Rank this Week: 1840

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

Covers immigration policies and criminal defense law in Austin, Texas.

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Oct 20

    Temporary Protection Status for Honduras and Nicaragua

    Temporary Protection Status for Honduras and Nicaragua
    The Secretary of Homeland Security recently announced that beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from Honduras and Nicaragua may now extend their protected status for an additional 18 months. The TPS prevents the deportation of…
  • May 21

    3 Places that Keep Austin Weird

    3 Places that Keep Austin Weird
    All across the United States, there are way too many towns and cities with the same big box stores, chain restaurants, and strip malls, and more seem to be popping up every year. If not a disturbing trend, it’s certainly a boring one.…
  • May 19

    Occupational Licenses: When You Need to Drive for Work

    Occupational Licenses: When You Need to Drive for Work
    Texas law allows the Department of Public Safety (DPS) to suspend or revoke a driver’s license in certain situations even if the person has not been convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI).  For example, a driver who refuses…
Rank this Week: 3466

White Collar Alert

White Collar Alert

Provides news and insight to counsel and legal observers concerning white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, government litigation and regulatory compliance. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://whitecollarblog.mmwr.com
  • Oct 20

    Of Dropbox and Data Breaches: Highlighting the need for increased cyber-security at home and in the workplace

    Of Dropbox and Data Breaches: Highlighting the need for increased cyber-security at home and in the workplace
    This guest post is authored by Michael B. Hayes. Hayes’ practice concentrates on commercial litigation, government and corporate investigations. Hayes is frequently called upon by clients and colleagues to provide legal expertise and…
  • Oct 15

    DOJ Policy Shift: No Waiver for Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Claim

    DOJ Policy Shift: No Waiver for Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Claim
    Back in January, we wrote about the challenge facing counsel when the United States Attorney’s Office requires a defendant to waive his or her Sixth Amendment claims of ineffective assistance of counsel as part of any plea deal. Today,…
  • Oct 14

    Supreme Court Denies Review of “Acquitted Conduct” Sentence

    Supreme Court Denies Review of “Acquitted Conduct” Sentence
    A defendant exercises his constitutional right to a jury trial and is proven guilty by a jury of his peers. The jury, confronted with multiple charges against the defendant, weighs the evidence and acquits on all counts, save one for ……
Rank this Week: 1919

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Where Will Red Light Camera Tickets Go From Here?

    Where Will Red Light Camera Tickets Go From Here?
    The case of the City of Hollywood v. Eric Arem case has sounded the death knell for red light camera citations all across Florida, in that the Fourth DCA has dismissed all citations because the City of Hollywood was subcontracting their…
  • Oct 16

    Red Light Cameras May Soon Be a Thing of the Past

    Red Light Cameras May Soon Be a Thing of the Past
    Some folks would say that technology has made our lives better. After all, without video cameras in the hands of citizens, there would be no way to refute an officer's testimony. And, the DNA testing of evidence in old rape cases has proven…
  • Oct 10

    How SpaghettiOs Can Get You Arrested

    How SpaghettiOs Can Get You Arrested
    Modern technology has blessed us with the ability to question law enforcement in more ways than ever before. We no longer need to "take their word for it". For example, video cameras are on every cell phone. Videos of cops abusing citizens…
Rank this Week: 4672

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Court Orders Re-sentencing for 15-year-old

    Court Orders Re-sentencing for 15-year-old
    Chicago, Illinois A fifteen year old was charged and convicted of aggravated criminal sexual assault, rape.  The defendant was tried as an adult and sentenced to 36 years in prison, of which he will have to serve 85%.  The Illinois…
  • Aug 5

    The Fourth Amendment’s Sliding Scale Protection

    The Fourth Amendment’s Sliding Scale Protection
    Chicago – On a Sunday night in Chicago around Armitage and Kildare and Wabansia and Karlov the Chicago Police received numerous 911 calls reporting gunshots in the area. The callers reported to 911 hearing between 5 and 9 shots and…
  • May 10

    Illinois Sentencing Serving 85%

    Illinois Sentencing Serving 85%
     Chicago – Many client and their families want to know if they will have to serve 85% of their sentence to the Illinois Department of Corrections.  Here is the rule from 730 ILCS 5/3-6-3   A prisoner serving a sentence…
Rank this Week: 1556

White Collar Defense and…

White Collar Defense and Compliance

Covers developments in criminal law, federal case law, and statutes. Published by Alan Leibman of Fox Rothschild.

http://whitecollarcrime.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1367

Kans Law Firm

Kans Law Firm

Covers Minnesota criminal law.

http://www.kanslaw.com/blog
  • Oct 20

    Reasons to Enter into a Plea Bargain in a Minnesota DWI

    Reasons to Enter into a Plea Bargain in a Minnesota DWI
      Many criminal convictions in Minnesota and across the United States are a result of negotiated pleas. While opting for a plea bargain is sometimes criticized, there are several reasons why defendants, prosecutors, and even judges may…
  • Sep 27

    Minnesota Teen’s DWI Highlights State’s Underage Drunk Driving Law

    Minnesota Teen’s DWI Highlights State’s Underage Drunk Driving Law
    This past weekend an 18-year-old in Northfield, MN was arrested after police spotted him driving erratically down the street. Officers say they watched as a car, which was later discovered to have been stolen, swerved in and out of its lane…
  • Sep 22

    Canadian Impaired Driving Measure Receives Serious Attention South Of The Border

    Canadian Impaired Driving Measure Receives Serious Attention South Of The Border
    A recent PBS report dealt with a surprisingly effective drunk driving law in British Columbia that has managed to cut the number of drunk driving traffic fatalities nearly in half in only two years. The report discussed how one little…
Rank this Week: 3940

Minnesota Criminal Law Blog

Minnesota Criminal Law Blog

Covers news and case law relating to criminal law and DWI issues. By Kans Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.kanslaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Reasons to Enter into a Plea Bargain in a Minnesota DWI

    Reasons to Enter into a Plea Bargain in a Minnesota DWI
      Many criminal convictions in Minnesota and across the United States are a result of negotiated pleas. While opting for a plea bargain is sometimes criticized, there are several reasons why defendants, prosecutors, and even judges may…
  • Sep 27

    Minnesota Teen’s DWI Highlights State’s Underage Drunk Driving Law

    Minnesota Teen’s DWI Highlights State’s Underage Drunk Driving Law
    This past weekend an 18-year-old in Northfield, MN was arrested after police spotted him driving erratically down the street. Officers say they watched as a car, which was later discovered to have been stolen, swerved in and out of its lane…
  • Sep 22

    Canadian Impaired Driving Measure Receives Serious Attention South Of The Border

    Canadian Impaired Driving Measure Receives Serious Attention South Of The Border
    A recent PBS report dealt with a surprisingly effective drunk driving law in British Columbia that has managed to cut the number of drunk driving traffic fatalities nearly in half in only two years. The report discussed how one little…
Rank this Week: 3445

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

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

http://www.anwalt-strafverteidiger.de/
  • Oct 20

    Unfallflucht: Verletzte Fingerkuppe führt zur Aufhebung des Urteil

    Unfallflucht: Verletzte Fingerkuppe führt zur Aufhebung des Urteil
    Wenn ein Unfallbeteiligter den Unfallort verlässt, um sich ärztlich versorgen zu lassen, und erst dann die Polizei informiert, kann er gem. § 142 Abs. 2 Nr. 2 StGB entschuldigt sein. Die Revision wendete sich gegen eine…
  • Oct 13

    Haftbefehl: Der dringende Tatverdacht bei Aussage gegen Aussage Haftbefehl

    Haftbefehl: Der dringende Tatverdacht bei Aussage gegen Aussage Haftbefehl
    Der Haftbefehl verlangt eine hohe Wahrscheinlichkeit der Täterschaft. Bei Aussage gegen Aussage müssen weitere Anhaltspunkte hinzutreten, um einen Haftbefehl zu begründen. Vor allem bei Sexualdelikten heißt es häufig…
  • Oct 7

    Justizministerium legt Entwurf zur Verschärfung des Sexualstrafrechts vor

    Justizministerium legt Entwurf zur Verschärfung des Sexualstrafrechts vor
    Strafen rauf, Begriff der Kinderpornografie erweitern und Posingbilder unter Strafe stellen – So stellt sich der Justizminister das neue Sexualstrafrecht vor. Das Bundesjustizministerium hat einen neuen Gesetzesentwurf in das Kabinett…
Rank this Week: 4457

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Oct 19

    Marijuana OUI in Maine

    Marijuana OUI in Maine
    Frank lives in Portland, Maine, where city ordinance permits adults over 21 to possess small amounts of recreational marijuana. Frank goes to visit friends at their Old Port apartment, and he smokes marijuana during the evening. Because Frank…
  • Oct 17

    Hiring The Nielsen Group was well worth the investment

    Hiring The Nielsen Group was well worth the investment
    “This past summer I was facing a theft charge for petty shoplifting. I understood that the penalty would be a fine only. Overall, I was not worried about the fine amount, but the prospect of having a criminal charge on my record. A…
  • Oct 12

    What can an officer pull me over for when looking for OUI?

    What can an officer pull me over for when looking for OUI?
    Maybe you had a few dinks while spending the evening out with friends. Before you get in the car to drive home, you might wonder, what can an officer pull me over for when looking for an OUI? This is a great question. The short answer to the…
Rank this Week: 1530

Federal Criminal Lawyer

Federal Criminal Lawyer

Covers federal crimes, sentencing guidelines, and procedure. By Lewis Gainor.

http://www.federalcriminallawyer.us/
  • Oct 19

    Keeping your record clean after an arrest for retail theft

    Keeping your record clean after an arrest for retail theft
    Getting arrested for retail theft can have serious consequences on someone’s future. If someone is caught committing retail theft, they will typically be approached by a loss prevention specialist or an agent of the store after they…
  • Oct 5

    Summary suspension of a driver’s license after DUI arrest: an explanation of Illinois law

    Summary suspension of a driver’s license after DUI arrest: an explanation of Illinois law
    Getting arrested for a DUI can be a scary ordeal. In most cases, a driver is driving late at night and suddenly pulled over for a traffic violation. Once the police officer approaches the vehicle and detects even a slight odor of an alcoholic…
  • Dec 22

    Driving under the influence of alcohol: a summary of Illinois law

    Driving under the influence of alcohol: a summary of Illinois law
    While driving under the influence is a misdemeanor offense, the consequences may be more serious than a felony. This is because a conviction has additional penalties not seen for other crimes. A conviction for DUI results in a revoked…
Rank this Week: 4455

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland DUI news, updates and commentary. Published by Goldstein & Stamm, P.A.

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Stamm receives award from Maryland Bar Foundation for Advancement of Professional Competence

    Stamm receives award from Maryland Bar Foundation for Advancement of Professional Competence
    On Thursday, October 16, 2014, Leonard Stamm received from the Maryland Bar Foundation, the prestigious Legal Excellence Award for Advancement of Professional Competence. He was nominated by Pilar Nichols. Other award recipients were: Steven…
  • Jul 25

    National College for DUI Defense Holds Its Summer Session

    National College for DUI Defense Holds Its Summer Session
    The National College for DUI Defense is holding its summer session at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts with seminars and breakouts at the Harvard Law School. The session features lectures on: Crafting Your Opening Statement by…
  • Jun 8

    Stamm Goes On Al Jazeera News to Discuss Missouri v. McNeely

    Stamm Goes On Al Jazeera News to Discuss Missouri v. McNeely
    On last Thursday, June 5, 2014, Leonard Stamm went on Al Jazeera America to discuss last year's Supreme Court decision in Missouri v. McNeely. He was interviewed by reporter John Henry Smith. JHS: Drivers stopped on suspicion of driving…
Rank this Week: 3171

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law…

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://www.jsguillorylaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear important drug crimes case

    U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear important drug crimes case
    When the framers of the Constitution wrote the Fourth Amendment protecting Americans from unreasonable searches and seizures, there was no doubt that those protections applied to a person’s home. Indeed, courts have long held that the home…
  • Oct 10

    The many problems with eyewitness testimony

    The many problems with eyewitness testimony
    It used to be the case that a criminal conviction could be won or lost based on the availability of an eyewitness to the crime. Unless the person was caught lying in their testimony, it seemed, an eyewitness was the...
  • Oct 6

    High rate of drug overdose deaths calls for a better solution

    High rate of drug overdose deaths calls for a better solution
    The United States is in the grips of an epidemic that is growing more fatal as time goes on. Although rates of drug use and abuse have been high for decades, the rate of heroin and narcotic painkiller overdose deaths...
Rank this Week: 3377

Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

Covers criminal law. By the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition.

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 699

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: 2868

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
  • Oct 17

    What are the Elements of a Drunk and Disorderly Conduct Charge in the South Bay?

    What are the Elements of a Drunk and Disorderly Conduct Charge in the South Bay?
     California Penal Code §647 defines several different scenarios in which a person may be charged with lewd or lascivious conduct. One of the most common scenarios in which many of our clients find themselves, is when they are…
  • Oct 14

    Potential Sentence for Driving with a Suspended License

    Potential Sentence for Driving with a Suspended License
    Many people believe that a violation of Vehicle Code §14601 is an infraction and does not care with it significant consequences or penalties. This is not true. Driving with a suspended license is a serious charge, and can result in a…
  • Oct 6

    Can I Expunge a Los Angeles DUI?

    Can I Expunge a Los Angeles DUI?
    What is an Expungement? An Expungement basically allows certain criminal records to be sealed. This means that if you are applying for a job or a financial institution, home loan or otherwise, they would not be able to see your criminal…
Rank this Week: 3059