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Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    What Happens During the Bankruptcy 341 Meeting?

    What Happens During the Bankruptcy 341 Meeting?
    A number of Georgian residents have been experiencing ongoing difficulty meeting their financial obligations due to the economic hardship our country has been suffering since 2008.  Because of these difficulties, many Georgians have…
  • Sep 15

    Can I Keep My Inheritance If I File for Bankruptcy?

    Can I Keep My Inheritance If I File for Bankruptcy?
    Our office speaks to many Georgians every day who contact our attorneys to discuss the possibility of filing for bankruptcy.  Filing for bankruptcy may be a good solution for a person whose income cannot keep pace with the person’s…
  • Sep 2

    What does it cost to file bankruptcy?

    What does it cost to file bankruptcy?
    One of the first question I get when clients call my office is what does it cost to file bankruptcy? Your cost to file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy will always depend on the complexity of your case. Are you currently being sued,…
Rank this Week: 1855

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Clay County Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving Child Porn

    Clay County Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving Child Porn
    A Clay County man plead guilty to receiving child pornography over the Internet Tuesday. Officials claim that through investigations, agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement found a host computer that held images of child porn…
  • Sep 25

    Lakeland Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student

    Lakeland Teacher Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student
    A Lakeland middle school teacher was arrested at his Winter Haven home Tuesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old student. The 28-year-old man is a media teacher at Southwest Middle School in Lakeland. Police claim he forced…
  • Sep 23

    A Dangerous State: Florida’s Top 20 Most Dangerous Citie

    A Dangerous State: Florida’s Top 20 Most Dangerous Citie
    According to the most recent FBI Crime report, Florida is home to some pretty dangerous cities. The top 20 cities that were found to have the most violent crimes and property crimes are as follows:   Miami Beach, Florida   With a…
Rank this Week: 1331

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Tampa man facing 6th DUI in Miramar Crash

    Tampa man facing 6th DUI in Miramar Crash
    A Tampa man is facing his sixth DUI charge in 10 years after a hit-and-run crash in Miramar, according to police. At the man’s first court appearance, a Broward judge set bail at $85,000, after reviewing the man’s arrest record.…
  • Sep 19

    Country Star Lynn Anderson Arrested for DUI

    Country Star Lynn Anderson Arrested for DUI
    One-time country superstar Lynn Anderson, who is best known for her 1970 country-pop crossover hit “Rose Garden,” was arrested early on Friday on a DUI charge after she was apparently involved in an accident in Nashville,…
  • Sep 12

    Flagler County Deputies Arrested Three People Over Labor Day Weekend

    Flagler County Deputies Arrested Three People Over Labor Day Weekend
    With extra patrols on hand, Flagler County deputies made three DUI arrests and conducted 247 traffic stops over the Labor Day Weekend. The extra patrols were conducted from Friday, Aug. 29, until Monday, Sept. 1. In total, deputies executed…
Rank this Week: 1164

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
Rank this Week: 1851

Federal Criminal Law Blog

Federal Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law. By Frost Bussert LLC.

http://www.federalcriminallawblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    DOJ To Modify Plea Agreements’ Waiver Provision

    DOJ To Modify Plea Agreements’ Waiver Provision
    Following news of Attorney General Eric Holder’s intention “to leave the Justice Department as soon as his successor is confirmed” comes a story today from Joe Palazzolo at the Wall Street Journal that next week the Attorney…
  • Apr 23

    U.S. Supreme Court provides guidance on how sentencing courts should award restitution in child pornography case

    U.S. Supreme Court provides guidance on how sentencing courts should award restitution in child pornography case
    Our firm has handled a number of child pornography cases, especially within the past few years as the FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut have made these cases a high priority.  In every one of these…
  • Oct 5

    “A person, even if convicted of a crime, retains his humanity.”

    “A person, even if convicted of a crime, retains his humanity.”
    So begins the discussion section of United States v. McLaurin, — F.3d –, Docket No. 12–3514–cr. (2d Cir., Oct. 3, 2013), a recent Second Circuit opinion holding penile plethysmography, as a condition of supervised…
Rank this Week: 1644

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 940

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Covers Colorado Springs criminal defense, injury, and accident news.

http://www.coloradospringsattorneys.org/blog/
  • Sep 26

    Jimmy John’s has Settled “Freaky Fast” Motorcycle Lawsuit

    Jimmy John’s has Settled “Freaky Fast” Motorcycle Lawsuit
    Sandwich chain Jimmy John’s touts its delivery service as “Freaky Fast.”  A motorcyclist who was severely injured by a sandwich delivery driver settled his suit after three weeks of trial. The theme of the trial was…
  • Nov 4

    New Colorado Law for DUI License Suspension

    New Colorado Law for DUI License Suspension
    On January 1, 2014, a new law will go into effect in Colorado regarding DUI license suspensions.  If you are revoked for a refusal under current law, it is one year of no driving, period.  Under the new law, the … Continue…
  • Aug 25

    TriCare for Military Member

    TriCare for Military Member
    TriCare is the medical insurance for military members here in town.  After your case settles, you have to pay back TriCare for the health care they provided you.  This is called subrogation.  However, the subrogation amount is…
Rank this Week: 1609

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1145

Minnesota Law Blog

Minnesota Law Blog

Covers Minnesota criminal law. By Paul Edlund.

http://pauledlundlaw.com/law-blog/
  • Sep 26

    Farmington Adopts Police Body Cameras 

    Farmington Adopts Police Body Cameras 
    What do Duluth, Burnsville, Minneapolis and Farmington have in common? The police departments in all these cities have or are in the process of outfitting their officers with body cameras. Farmington is the latest Minnesota city to equip…
  • Sep 24

    Minneapolis Pays $50,000 Excessive Force Settlement

    Minneapolis Pays $50,000 Excessive Force Settlement
    The city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay a woman $50,000 to settle an outstanding excessive force lawsuit against two local police officers. The excessive force suit was filed by Alicia Joneja, who claimed that two Minneapolis police…
  • Sep 18

    Minnesota Nursing Home Provides Free Care For Patient

    Minnesota Nursing Home Provides Free Care For Patient
    Typically I help spread awareness and discuss fair treatment of elderly citizens by calling out employees or care facilities guilty of neglect or negligence, but today I want to commend a hospice care center and it’s staff for their…
Rank this Week: 2695

South Carolina DUI Lawyers

South Carolina DUI Lawyers

Covers DUI and DWI in South Carolina. By Strom Law Firm L.L.C.

http://stromlawdui.com/category/sc-dui-lawyers-blog/
  • Sep 26

    Man Charged with 4 DUIs Times in One Day

    Man Charged with 4 DUIs Times in One Day
    Rhode Island Resident Charged for 4 DUIs in 30 Hours An unfortunate new DUI arrest record has been set – a resident of Rhode Island has been arrested for 4 DUIs in the span of 30 hours. The DUI spree began on Sunday evening. John…
  • Sep 16

    Miami Hurricanes QB Arrested on DUI Charge

    Miami Hurricanes QB Arrested on DUI Charge
    QB Arrested on DUI Charges from the Miami Hurricanes, Fake ID Miami Hurricanes, Kevin Olsen, backup QB arrested on DUI charges Monday, September 15th, for using a fake ID. According to records from the Miami-Dade County Jail, the…
  • Sep 15

    Country Music Star Arrested on DUI Charge

    Country Music Star Arrested on DUI Charge
    Lynn Anderson, Grammy and CMA Winner, Arrested on DUI Charges On Thursday evening, September 11th, country music legend Lynn Anderson was arrested on DUI charges after causing a crash. Around 9 PM, Nashville police responded to a collision…
Rank this Week: 2902

Ohio Criminal Appeals Blog

Ohio Criminal Appeals Blog

Provides Ohio criminal appeals news, views and insights. By J. Adam Engel, LLC.

http://www.adamengel.net/appealsblog/
Rank this Week: 3270

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By John Buza.

http://www.nycriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Agency Law in New York Drug Case

    Agency Law in New York Drug Case
    Hypothetically speaking, suppose you are in college and your friend calls you up and says, “hey man, a couple of my friends and I are going to be hanging out tonight and we’d like to smoke a little weed, would you mind getting…
  • Sep 17

    Etan Patz Murder Trial and Corroboration of a Confession

    Etan Patz Murder Trial and Corroboration of a Confession
    On May 25, 1979, a 6-year old boy named Etan Patz left his home to go to school for the first time without being accompanied by his parents. He lived in lower Manhattan and was supposed to walk just two blocks alone to catch a bus…
  • Sep 16

    Adrian Peterson Child Abuse Allegation

    Adrian Peterson Child Abuse Allegation
    Adrian Peterson was criminally accused of child abuse when a Texas Grand Jury indicted him last week. Disturbing pictures were released that showed lacerations on his four-year old son’s legs. I suspect this story is gaining a lot of…
Rank this Week: 1947

Houston Criminal Law Blog

Houston Criminal Law Blog

By Rand Mintzer.

http://www.mintzerlaw.com/blog
  • Sep 26

    I’ve Just Been Arrested for a DWI: Now What?

    I’ve Just Been Arrested for a DWI: Now What?
    Imagine that you have a few drinks at a friend’s house. You notice that it’s getting late and you want to head home. On the way home, a police officer pulls you over. The officer then asks you if you have been drinking and asks…
  • Sep 22

    Hiring an Attorney: Make Sure He Has These 5 Essential Qualitie

    Hiring an Attorney: Make Sure He Has These 5 Essential Qualitie
    “You need a tough lawyer.” “Don’t hire a cheap attorney.” “Get good representation.” These are things you’ll hear when you have been accused of a crime, get into an accident or have to deal with…
  • Sep 17

    Help: I Committed the Same Crime Twice

    Help: I Committed the Same Crime Twice
    If you look up the legal punishments for a specific crime, you’ll usually find two items. One will be an incarceration term and one will be a monetary fine. However, this isn’t the whole story. Both of these punishments can be…
Rank this Week: 1864

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Sep 26

    Not Guilty: Get the Jury to Favor Your Side

    Not Guilty: Get the Jury to Favor Your Side
    Relating to the members of a jury in an engaging and winsome manner is an essential part of a jury trial. Both the defense attorney and defendant have a role to play in creating a favorable impression with jurors. There’s every reason…
  • Sep 22

    Texas Criminal Charges for Failure to Report Date Rape

    Texas Criminal Charges for Failure to Report Date Rape
    Sometimes what you know can hurt you. This is especially true when it comes to violating a failure to report law in Texas. That’s right. You can be charged with wrongdoing for failing to report serious crimes such as date rape. Just…
  • Sep 17

    6 Child Injury Defenses to Prove Your Innocence

    6 Child Injury Defenses to Prove Your Innocence
    No one wants to see a child get hurt, so it’s easy to understand why the community almost always casts a negative light on child injury defendants. Yet false allegations of inflicting a child injury are not at all uncommon. It’s…
Rank this Week: 1890

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Justin T. Surginer.

http://jtslegal.com/blog/
  • Sep 26

    How Much Beer Can You Legally Drink at a Party?

    How Much Beer Can You Legally Drink at a Party?
    Drinking alcohol at a party is a common practice that many people enjoy responsibly. However, most people can probably recall attending a party and witnessing a person who had consumed more alcohol than they could handle. Not only can this…
  • Sep 22

    DWI Arrest: You May Lose Your Job

    DWI Arrest: You May Lose Your Job
    A conviction for Driving While Intoxicated can turn someone’s life upside down. Fines, fees, court dates and probation meetings can drastically alter the way that someone conducts their day-to-day activities. One of the most significant…
  • Sep 17

    Drug Paraphernalia Charges: Pick a Good Defense Strategy

    Drug Paraphernalia Charges: Pick a Good Defense Strategy
    Many types of illegal drugs are used with the aid of certain tools or devices. For example, marijuana can be consumed with rolling papers or a pipe. Heroin can be snorted through a straw or injected with a hypodermic syringe. All of these…
Rank this Week: 1865

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Law Office of James Alston.

http://houstoncrimedefense.com/blog
  • Sep 26

    Felonies and Misdemeanors: How Are They Different?

    Felonies and Misdemeanors: How Are They Different?
    Many people have heard the terms “felony” and “misdemeanor.” But what exactly do these terms mean? The difference between the two is an important part of the justice system. Felonies and Misdemeanors: What’s the…
  • Sep 22

    Prison: How to Survive Your Sentence

    Prison: How to Survive Your Sentence
    Horror stories surrounding prison abound, so it’s not unusual for people to be concerned whenever they receive a jail sentence. The truth is that, while violence inside prisons does happen, it’s much less common than people…
  • Sep 17

    I’m Guilty: Should I Tell My Attorney?

    I’m Guilty: Should I Tell My Attorney?
    The attorney-client privilege is something that is deeply rooted in our justice system. Despite the fact that attorneys are bound by confidentiality, many clients hesitate to tell their lawyers every detail about their case. Others may…
Rank this Week: 1889

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 26

    Blood Evidence Questioned in Florida DUI Manslaughter Case

    Blood Evidence Questioned in Florida DUI Manslaughter Case
    Five counts of DUI manslaughter have been dropped against a South Florida man accused of causing a crash while high on marijuana. Prosecutors simply said there was not enough evidence to support those charges, but the move comes after serious…
  • Sep 25

    Florida v. Wiggins - Video in DUI Case Refutes Key Officer Testimony

    Florida v. Wiggins - Video in DUI Case Refutes Key Officer Testimony
    More than ever, our criminal justice system relies on technology to aid in the fact-finding (or disputing) process. From DNA analysis to reviewing the contents on a computer hard drive, our Fort Lauderdale DUI defense lawyers know the ability…
  • Sep 20

    Lane v. Florida - 2nd DCA Suppresses Evidence in "Consensual Encounter"

    Lane v. Florida - 2nd DCA Suppresses Evidence in "Consensual Encounter"
    Consensual encounters with police have been the subject of numerous Florida court decisions and muchpublic debate. A central point in these discussions is whether such an encounter is ever truly consensual, where one of those parties is armed…
Rank this Week: 925

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Sep 26

    What Happens If You Refuse a Chemical Test in California?

    What Happens If You Refuse a Chemical Test in California?
    As a motorist it is probably your worst nightmare scenario aside from a collision – looking in your rearview mirror and seeing the flashing lights and knowing that you had a glass of wine or chugged a beer before you got behind the…
  • Sep 25

    Will a California Conviction Stay on My Permanent Record?

    Will a California Conviction Stay on My Permanent Record?
    In today’s day and age having a criminal record has serious repercussions. Even a relatively minor conviction on your record could cause you serious problems in all areas of your life. Not surprisingly, one of the most common questions…
  • Sep 23

    Statutory Rape and Romeo and Juliet Laws in California

    Statutory Rape and Romeo and Juliet Laws in California
    Being accused of rape – any type of rape – has a profound and lasting impact on your life. Just the word “rape” typically calls to mind a horrible act of violence for most people. Rape, however, is a crime that is…
Rank this Week: 3169

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Stolen Vehicles Found in Jackson

    Stolen Vehicles Found in Jackson
    Earlier this week, three people were taken into custody after stolen vehicles were found on a property in Jackson. According to WJTV News Channel 12, the vehicles in question were located on a property on Fountain Avenue. As of Wednesday,…
  • Sep 25

    THINGS I LEARNED AFTER 34 YEARS OF LAW

    THINGS I LEARNED AFTER 34 YEARS OF LAW
    1. Your mouth is your worst enemy! Each of us has a constitutional right to remain silent when questioned by the police. Without a doubt this is the one constitutional right I stress above all others. If you are suspected or charged with a…
  • Sep 23

    Negligence Under the Mississippi Tort Claims Act

    Negligence Under the Mississippi Tort Claims Act
    Special rules apply to negligence cases in Mississippi when the entity who causes the harm is a government entity. In Robert Calonkey v. Amory School District, the plaintiff fell through a hole in a catwalk above the high school stage. The…
Rank this Week: 3038

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2321

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic ticket defense. By Law Office of John Stanko.

http://www.marinduilawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    August Traffic Court Result

    August Traffic Court Result
    LAW OFFICE OF JOHN STANKO, Inc. ________________________________________ JOHN W. STANKO Attorney at Law TRAFFIC COURT RESULTS August 2014 COURT CHARGE RESULT Marin Running a Red Light Dismissed! Marin Speeding on Hwy 101 Dismissed! Marin…
  • Sep 12

    10 Arrested for DUI During Marin County Labor Day Crackdown

    10 Arrested for DUI During Marin County Labor Day Crackdown
    Police officers in Marin County made ten arrests for drunk driving over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Three drivers were arrested at a DUI checkpoint in San Anselmo and two drivers were arrested for drunk driving during a checkpoint…
  • Aug 27

    Labor Day Driver's Beware Marin DUI Checkpoints Are Setup

    Labor Day Driver's Beware Marin DUI Checkpoints Are Setup
    Two DUI checkpoints will be run by Marin County police agencies over the Labor Day Holiday weekend. Police officers will be looking for drunk and unlicensed drivers. Marin County police will run one checkpoint from 6:00 p.m., on Friday,…
Rank this Week: 3866

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2797

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal…

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal Defense

Covers criminal legal issues in the Colorado area. By Nathaniel Baca.

http://www.mtnlegal.com
  • Sep 25

    How a Denver Drug Attorney can Split a Case with Multiple Charge

    How a Denver Drug Attorney can Split a Case with Multiple Charge
    In complex Drug Cases, it becomes likely that a Denver Drug Attorney will seek to sever multiple allegations so that the separate charges do not create such a severe bias in the case. Of the utmost importance, in these types of cases, is to…
  • Sep 22

    Reducing Denver DUIs through drink delivery service

    Reducing Denver DUIs through drink delivery service
    As a Denver DUI Attorney, I have been a fan of drink delivery services for a number of years, because of their ability to reduce DUIs, and am excited to see the industry finally catching on.  Through services like drizly.com (available…
  • Sep 18

    How to Find Your Court Date in Denver Colorado

    How to Find Your Court Date in Denver Colorado
    Have you forgotten when you are scheduled for court?  If you have, there is a free service that will send you reminders before every one of your court dates.  This service is courtreminder.com and it will send you automatic…
Rank this Week: 2874

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 10

    Eliminating Criminal History Questions From Job Application

    Eliminating Criminal History Questions From Job Application
    In California, current law prohibits both public and private employers from asking an applicant to disclose any information concerning an arrest or detention that did not result in a conviction. Further, as of July 1, 2014, all state and…
  • Aug 29

    Marijuana Plants Found Growing in Orange County California

    Marijuana Plants Found Growing in Orange County California
    A grove of marijuana plants was found a few weeks ago by Orange County Parks Personnel, which they believe had been growing for quite some time. The grove was discovered very close to a “really nice residential area”, which is…
Rank this Week: 1214

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
  • Sep 25

    Eric Holder to Resign: Who Will Be the Next Attorney General?

    Eric Holder to Resign: Who Will Be the Next Attorney General?
    After serving 5 ½ years as Attorney General, Eric Holder will formally announce his resignation later today at the White House. In addition to being the first African American Attorney General in U.S. history, he ranks as the…
  • Sep 18

    DOJ Hopes to Prosecute More Criminal Cases Arising Out of False Claims Act

    DOJ Hopes to Prosecute More Criminal Cases Arising Out of False Claims Act
    On Wednesday, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Leslie R. Caldwell spoke at the Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund annual conference in Washington D.C., and announced that the DOJ is closely examining civil False Claims…
  • Sep 10

    Goldman Sachs Case: Know and Understand Your Corporate By-Laws Concerning Legal Fee

    Goldman Sachs Case: Know and Understand Your Corporate By-Laws Concerning Legal Fee
    Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has recently garnered a lot of press on the ongoing litigation on former Goldman programmer and vice president Sergey Aleynikov’s demands for indemnification and advancement of attorneys’ fees. These fees…
Rank this Week: 2040

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

A chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending. From the Center for Court Innovation.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Success Story - ADP

    Success Story - ADP
    "Richard” Richard is an 18-year-old male who was arrested and charged with petit larceny for allegedly stealing candy bars and ice cream with the intention of reselling them. Richard was 17-years-old at the time of arrest, and was…
  • Sep 4

    BCS Crew Cleans Up Highbridge

    BCS Crew Cleans Up Highbridge
    The area before the BCS crew began community serviceIn 2007 Bronx Community Solutions began the Graffiti Removal program in the Highbridge neighborhood of the bronx, located in the 44th Precinct. The location of 67 West 169th Street, between…
  • Aug 19

    Broken Windows Theory

    Broken Windows Theory
    Broken Windows Theory infuses many of the ideas and projects of the Center for Court Innovation. My overly simplified explanation of the theory goes like so: by changing the appearance of a neighborhood for the better (ex. repairing broken…
Rank this Week: 2272

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.alabamaduilawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Study Reveals Breathalyzer App Inconsistencie

    Study Reveals Breathalyzer App Inconsistencie
    Before Smartphones and portable breathalyzer tests, those who consumed alcohol had to guess whether they were over the legal limit before getting behind the wheel. Anyone who has consumed alcohol likely knows the tell-tale signs--blurred…
  • Sep 21

    Police Officer Charged in DUI-Related Homicide

    Police Officer Charged in DUI-Related Homicide
    According to a recent report from WCVB.com, a Lowell, Massachusetts police offer (“Defendant”) was charged in connection with a fatal DUI. Authorities are reporting that the victim was driving a mid-sized sport utility vehicle…
  • Sep 17

    State v. Edwards: On the Warrant Requirement in DUI Blog Draw Case

    State v. Edwards: On the Warrant Requirement in DUI Blog Draw Case
    In State v. Edwards, a DUI case before the Supreme Court of South Dakota, Defendant was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. During his arrest, the officer read Defendant the contents of a pre-printed card. Essentially, Defendant was…
Rank this Week: 4118

Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

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

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Kids For Cash: Inside One of the Nation’s Most Shocking Juvenile Justice Scandals | Democracy Now!

    Kids For Cash: Inside One of the Nation’s Most Shocking Juvenile Justice Scandals | Democracy Now!
    Kids For Cash: Inside One of the Nation’s Most Shocking Juvenile Justice Scandals | Democracy Now! Please be disturbed by this. Today a special on "kids for cash," the shocking story of how thousands of children in…
  • Aug 20

    After the Murder of Tom Clements, Can Colorado's Prison System Rehabilitate Itself? by Alan Prendergast

    After the Murder of Tom Clements, Can Colorado's Prison System Rehabilitate Itself? by Alan Prendergast
    Westword When Tom Clements accepted the job of executive director of the Colorado Department of Corrections three years ago, he knew he was taking on an enormous challenge. Two particularly alarming sets of figures, trends that he…
  • Aug 17

    Sentencing, by the Number

    Sentencing, by the Number
    New York Times ANN ARBOR, Mich. — IN a recent letter to the United States Sentencing Commission, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. sharply criticized the growing trend of evidence-based sentencing, in which courts use data-driven…
Rank this Week: 1169

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Covers traffic law, criminal law, injury law, and family law news from around Southern New Jersey. By the Law Offices of Joseph Lombardo.

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • Sep 25

    Increased Court Fees Coming to New Jersey November 17, 2014

    Increased Court Fees Coming to New Jersey November 17, 2014
    If you have a New Jersey court date scheduled for November 17, 2014 or later, get your wallet ready. On the heels of Senate Bill 946, a slew of new and increased fees are coming to the state judiciary this winter.  The state court…
  • Sep 16

    Gov. Christie Signs Bill to End Lifetime Alimony in New Jersey

    Gov. Christie Signs Bill to End Lifetime Alimony in New Jersey
    This September has been full of legislative changes for the Garden State.  Last week, we wrote about the Christie administration approving sports betting in New Jersey.  This week, the Governor signed off on a bill to end lifetime…
  • Sep 9

    Chris Christie Approves Sports Betting in New Jersey

    Chris Christie Approves Sports Betting in New Jersey
    New Jersey is home to some of the most relaxed gambling laws in the country.  As recently as November of 2013, the Garden State legalized online gambling, while casino gambling famously drives much of Atlantic City’s…
Rank this Week: 3466

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal…

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal News

By Young Klein & Associates.

http://www.ykacrim.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Sep 23

    Is DUI Caused by Marijuana Covered by the ARD Program?

    Is DUI Caused by Marijuana Covered by the ARD Program?
    Pennsylvania offers an ARD Program (Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition)  for certain DUI offenders.  ARD is a wonderful opportunity, because successful participation means you don’t have to plead guilty, you…
  • Sep 18

    What Happens if I Miss My Court Date?

    What Happens if I Miss My Court Date?
    Court can be an intimidating place.  For some people, the prospect of facing judges, juries, and prosecutors is so intimidating that they decide to skip their court date altogether.  The temptation to avoid making a…
Rank this Week: 1696

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Discusses Georgia DUI defenses. By Douglas B. Chanco.

http://chancolaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 25

    Ignition Interlock Devices – Inaccuracy and False Trigger

    Ignition Interlock Devices – Inaccuracy and False Trigger
    IIDs (Ignition Interlock Devices) are used across the US in all states for repeat DUI offenders. It’s a device about the size of an average mobile phone, which lets you start your car after it gauges the alcohol content level in your…
  • Jul 15

    Ignition Interlock Device–False Trigger

    Ignition Interlock Device–False Trigger
    An Ignition Interlock Device is just a bit larger than a mobile phone, and requires the driver to breath into it to determine the blood alcohol level. If the BAC is above 0.02% the car’s engine will not start. (Keep in mind that the…
  • Jul 8

    High Five for Your DUI!?

    High Five for Your DUI!?
    Recently, the Beverly Hills 90210 Star, Jason Priestley gave talk show host Chelsea Handler a High Five saying, “What self-respecting Los Angeleno doesn’t have a DUI under their belt?” As a trial attorney specializing in DUI…
Rank this Week: 3246

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Sep 25

    11-Year-Old Girl Shoots Intruder

    11-Year-Old Girl Shoots Intruder
    An 11-year-old girl came to her mother’s rescue when she shot a man who broke into their home. Reports say Leonard Demon Henry, 25, broke into a trailer home in southeast Oklahoma City early Wednesday morning. He allegedly began…
  • Sep 22

    Housekeeper Charged with First Degree Rape

    Housekeeper Charged with First Degree Rape
    A Cyril mother’s gut instinct and clever deception led to the arrest of a 31-year-old housekeeper accused of raping the mother’s 13-year-old son. Around 11:30 p.m. last Monday night, the mother called police to report that Robbie…
  • Sep 18

    Yet Another Oklahoma Law Officer Arrested for Sexual Assault

    Yet Another Oklahoma Law Officer Arrested for Sexual Assault
    When it rains, it pours. A Tulsa County Sheriff’s Deputy is the third recent Oklahoma law enforcement officer to be arrested on complaints of on-duty sexual assault. On August 21, Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw was…
Rank this Week: 1713

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
Rank this Week: 2506

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

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

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3502

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Ink Master Star Runs Stop Sign, Gets DUI [5 Ways a DUI Arrest Can Go from Bad to Worse]

    Ink Master Star Runs Stop Sign, Gets DUI [5 Ways a DUI Arrest Can Go from Bad to Worse]
    Getting arrested for DUI in Los Angeles often comes with additional complications. Although a DUI charge alone can be bad enough, police often identify more than one infraction when apprehending suspects. Such was the case with the September…
  • Sep 22

    “Top Chef” Voltaggio Takes DUI Plea Deal

    “Top Chef” Voltaggio Takes DUI Plea Deal
    If you face Los Angeles DUI charges, you might be struggling to figure out what you should plead at your arraignment and how else you should structure your defense. Some defendants plead “not guilty” because they believe the…
  • Sep 22

    2 Crazy Recent Examples Extreme DUIs: a 117 MPH Crash and a 14th DUI Conviction

    2 Crazy Recent Examples Extreme DUIs: a 117 MPH Crash and a 14th DUI Conviction
    A Los Angeles DUI conviction carries severe implications, even with a “typical” first misdemeanor offense. However, “extreme” DUIs can be perpetuated when you engage in highly reckless behaviors or repeat offenses; or…
Rank this Week: 1465

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law news. By Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer24-7blog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Defendant Claims Double Jeopardy

    Defendant Claims Double Jeopardy
    A New York Criminal Lawyer said the defendant was indicted by a Nassau County Grand Jury on September 23, 1985, charged with Grand Larceny, Second Degree. In the indictment, it is alleged that, on or about July 15, 1985, the defendant stole a…
  • Sep 23

    court Decides if Defendant has Knowledge she was Selling LSD

    court Decides if Defendant has Knowledge she was Selling LSD
    A New York Criminal Lawyer said this involves an appeal by defendant from a judgment of the County Court, Nassau County rendered May 1, 1984, convicting her of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the second degree and criminal…
  • Sep 22

    Defendant Claims his Right to a Speedy Trial was Violated

    Defendant Claims his Right to a Speedy Trial was Violated
    Defendant moves by writ of habeas corpus to dismiss an indictment pending against him in this court by reason of the People's failure to bring said indictment on for trial within a period of 180 days. A New York Criminal Lawyer said that on…
Rank this Week: 2873

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

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

http://www.rosenthalwadas.com/blog/
  • Sep 24

    Criminal Appeals: Five Things to Know

    Criminal Appeals: Five Things to Know
    Criminal appeals are complex. It would be impossible to distill the entirety of criminal appellate practice into five bullet points. On the other hand, some aspects of criminal appeals are more paramount than others–especially when it…
  • Jun 20

    What Happens at a Juvenile Detention Hearing?

    What Happens at a Juvenile Detention Hearing?
    If your child has been arrested, you have probably been informed that he or she will be having a “juvenile detention hearing.”  If your child was arrested in Collin County this hearing will probably be held at the John…
  • Jun 20

    What Happens at a Juvenile Detention Hearing?

    What Happens at a Juvenile Detention Hearing?
    If your child has been arrested, you have probably been informed that he or she will be having a “juvenile detention hearing.”  If your child was arrested in Collin County this hearing will probably be held at the John…
Rank this Week: 3884

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

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

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Does Our Breath Deserve 4th Amendment Protection?

    Does Our Breath Deserve 4th Amendment Protection?
    In this post, we focus on whether breath testing—as opposed to blood or urine testing—is (or should be) protected by the Fourth Amendment. Why would there be a difference and what are the implications? Towards the end of  the…
  • Sep 5

    Minnesota Supreme Court Hears Bernard Oral Argument

    Minnesota Supreme Court Hears Bernard Oral Argument
      Yesterday, in State v. Bernard the Minnesota Supreme Court was presented with a fundamental question  that has been brewing in Minnesota: is it constitutional to criminally punish one's refusal to waive their…
  • Aug 15

    Texas Finds Per Se DWI Search Statute Unconstitutional

    Texas Finds Per Se DWI Search Statute Unconstitutional
    If we told you Texans were smarter than Minnesotans, you would laugh all the way to the Alamo. That is, perhaps, unless you happened to stumble upon the recent Texas Supreme Court Decision of Aviles v. The State of Texas. In the wake of last…
Rank this Week: 3248

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

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

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Does Our Breath Deserve 4th Amendment Protection?

    Does Our Breath Deserve 4th Amendment Protection?
    In this post, we focus on whether breath testing—as opposed to blood or urine testing—is (or should be) protected by the Fourth Amendment. Why would there be a difference and what are the implications? Towards the end of  the…
  • Sep 5

    Minnesota Supreme Court Hears Bernard Oral Argument

    Minnesota Supreme Court Hears Bernard Oral Argument
      Yesterday, in State v. Bernard the Minnesota Supreme Court was presented with a fundamental question  that has been brewing in Minnesota: is it constitutional to criminally punish one's refusal to waive their…
  • Aug 15

    Texas Finds Per Se DWI Search Statute Unconstitutional

    Texas Finds Per Se DWI Search Statute Unconstitutional
    If we told you Texans were smarter than Minnesotans, you would laugh all the way to the Alamo. That is, perhaps, unless you happened to stumble upon the recent Texas Supreme Court Decision of Aviles v. The State of Texas. In the wake of last…
Rank this Week: 960

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 4798

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: 2898

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/
  • Sep 24

    Drug-crime sentencing reform shrinks federal prison population

    Drug-crime sentencing reform shrinks federal prison population
    The United States holds the unfortunate distinction of incarcerating more of its own citizens than any other country in the world. The so-called “war on drugs” is largely responsible for swelling prison populations. The nation’s…
  • Sep 18

    Facing a dark past: The link between racism and wrongful conviction

    Facing a dark past: The link between racism and wrongful conviction
    The civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, this summer has reminded the nation that racism is definitely not a settled issue, particularly when it comes to interactions between law enforcement agencies and minorities. Here in Louisiana and other…
  • Sep 9

    Louisiana legislators passing stricter drunk-driving law

    Louisiana legislators passing stricter drunk-driving law
    Every state in the nation has problems with drunk driving. Except for being illegal in all states, however, the consequences associated with driving under the influence vary widely between jurisdictions. Last month, an editorial in the…
Rank this Week: 3427

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1608

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    No car seat, no problem? Florida woman puts child in the trunk!

    No car seat, no problem? Florida woman puts child in the trunk!
    Want to avoid a traffic ticket for not having a car seat for your child? Well for one Florida woman the answer was simple: put your baby in the trunk! Luckily police found this out quickly... 19-year-old Breona Watkins was out driving…
  • Sep 17

    "Weird Florida" strikes again...

    "Weird Florida" strikes again...
    From the Smoking Gun website, two quick police reports that help show how the term "Weird Florida" got its name... Just last Friday an elderly Florida woman was charged with misdemeanor battery after spraying her mentally ill adult son with…
  • Sep 11

    Double Standards? Ray Rice vs. Shannen Allen in New Jersey

    Double Standards? Ray Rice vs. Shannen Allen in New Jersey
    By now this has been the lead story on almost every news cast. We have included a video from CNN that does not show the battery. A copy of that video can be found here. While it is not bloody, it can be disturbing for certain…
Rank this Week: 3903

White Collar Crime News

White Collar Crime News

Covers white collar crime news. By Jef Henninger.

http://whitecollarcrimenews.com
  • Sep 24

    Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino, from MTV’s the Jersey Shore, indicted for filing false tax return

    Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino, from MTV’s the Jersey Shore, indicted for filing false tax return
    MTV’s “Jersey Shore” star Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino was indicted Wednesday on charges of filing false tax returns involving $8.9 million income along with his brother Marc.  The Situation…
  • Jun 14

    Philadelphia EUO Lawyer

    Philadelphia EUO Lawyer
    An Examination Under Oath, or EUO can lead to serious consequences.  You are not required to have a lawyer and you will not be provided with a lawyer.  The insurance company will have a lawyer present so going into an EUO in…
  • Jun 14

    New York Unemployment Fraud Lawyer

    New York Unemployment Fraud Lawyer
    Much like other states around the country, New York is cracking down on unemployment fraud.  Our New York Unemployment Fraud Lawyers have successfully helped clients with unemployment fraud cases.  However, you cannot just wait to…
Rank this Week: 4302