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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: 1277

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

http://www.youraffordabledefense.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog/
  • Oct 21

    Illinois Sentencing Guideline

    Illinois Sentencing Guideline
    One of the obvious first questions criminals have after being arrested is “how long will I be in jail?” The answer to that depends on a host of factors, including the crime, the circumstances, the accused’s criminal history,…
  • Oct 16

    Guns & Drugs: A Trade-Off in Illinois?

    Guns & Drugs: A Trade-Off in Illinois?
    City of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently pitched a controversial idea to help open up prison space for violent offenders and to allow non-violent offenders a chance at a productive life. The pitch is, objectively, a trade-off. Mayor…
  • Oct 14

    Illinois Drug Courts: A Second Chance

    Illinois Drug Courts: A Second Chance
    There are three primary driving considerations behind criminal punishment in the United States: deterrence, retribution, and rehabilitation. Deterrence theories suggest that if people know about the punishments associated with crimes, they…
Rank this Week: 3716

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Oct 21

    How To Run A Successful Legalization Campaign

    How To Run A Successful Legalization Campaign
    Talk about perfect timing! Kenneth Leon and Ronald Weitzer's article, Legalizing Recreational Marijuana: Comparing Ballot Outcomes in Four States, is available through the Social Science Research Network. Here's the abstract: Medical…
  • Oct 21

    Dynamic Colorado debate over suggestion of near complete ban on marijuana edible

    Dynamic Colorado debate over suggestion of near complete ban on marijuana edible
    This new Denver Post article, headlined "Proposed Colorado marijuana edibles ban shows lingering pot discord," documents the enduring challenges and debates over the best regulatory frameworks for states which have moved away from…
  • Oct 20

    Partial victory for 7th grade boy in disturbing marijuana strip search case

    Partial victory for 7th grade boy in disturbing marijuana strip search case
    A few years ago, an assistant principle at a Georgia middle school strip searched a twelve-year old boy in front of a few of his classmates, hoping to find marijuana. The school official did not find any marijuana and, I'm guessing, he is…
Rank this Week: 1966

White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

Tracks developments in notable white collar and securities enforcement actions. By Brune & Richard LLP.

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
Rank this Week: 1876

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Oct 21

    Wet Willy Lands Minnesota Man in Jail

    Wet Willy Lands Minnesota Man in Jail
    An innocent prank resulted in felony assault charges after an Air Force member gave a Mankato cop a wet willy. For those of you unfamiliar with a wet willy, it involves licking your pointer finger and sticking it playfully in the ear of an…
  • Oct 20

    St. Paul Settles For $42,500 in Excessive Force Case

    St. Paul Settles For $42,500 in Excessive Force Case
    The city of St. Paul will pay a local man $42,500 to settle an excessive force case levied against two city officers. Rafael Angel Diaz, 52, sued the St. Paul police department after he claimed a pair of officers illegally entered his…
  • Oct 16

    5 Interesting and Informative Criminal Law Infographic

    5 Interesting and Informative Criminal Law Infographic
    They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so instead of writing a bunch of sentences, today we’re going to let some infographics do the talking. Check out these five cool and informative inforgraphics below! 1. DUI and Field…
Rank this Week: 3109

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: 1259

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: 4676

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

Answers common questions about arrests, court procedures and penalties that apply to the Fort Walton Beach & Destin, Florida area. By Shawn Lupella.

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
Rank this Week: 1923

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: 1916

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Alabama criminal law and procedure, including DUI,, theft crimes, and violent crimes. By Steven D. Ebersole.

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

    United States v. Ridolfi: Constructive Possession in Firearms Cases 


    United States v. Ridolfi: Constructive Possession in Firearms Cases 

    Federal firearms offenses can carry serious penalties, including mandatory minimum sentences.  In United States v. Ridolfi, an appeal heard in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, defendant was convicted of being a…
  • Oct 19

    United States v. Marks: Departure from Federal Sentencing Guideline

    United States v. Marks: Departure from Federal Sentencing Guideline
    United States v. Marks, an appeal heard in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit, involved a defendant who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute cocaine and to launder money. Seven years after pleading guilty, his…
  • Oct 14

    Felony Charges Filed After Hit-and-Run and Interstate Manhunt

    Felony Charges Filed After Hit-and-Run and Interstate Manhunt
    Any accident involving personal injury or reckless driving, especially a hit-and-run, can result in serious criminal charges and penalties. In addition to the underlying charges related to the accident, defendants are likely to face…
Rank this Week: 1464

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: 1809

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Justin T. Surginer.

http://jtslegal.com/blog/
  • Oct 21

    Will a Lawyer Help You If He Knows You Are Guilty?

    Will a Lawyer Help You If He Knows You Are Guilty?
    Everyone’s entitled to a defense. Yes, everyone, including someone who is guilty. It doesn’t matter what crime you have committed, when you retain a criminal defense attorney, you are the client, and it’s your lawyer’s…
  • Oct 17

    Top 7 Prevalent Criminal Justice Myth

    Top 7 Prevalent Criminal Justice Myth
    Don’t ever let the truth get in the way of a good story! That’s the attitude Hollywood takes to the criminal justice system in our country, perpetuating multiple myths about how the system works. Unfortunately the myths are, well,…
  • Oct 14

    Hilarious Houston Crimes You Must Read about to Believe

    Hilarious Houston Crimes You Must Read about to Believe
    Crime isn’t funny. No? Actually it can be hilarious in some situations, and I thought I’d bring you a few of the funniest Houston crimes I’ve come across—just for some light relief! Grab a coffee or a beer, sit back…
Rank this Week: 1945

electronic criminal lawyer

electronic criminal lawyer

Covers criminal law and its process. By Timothy P. Flynn.

http://e-crimlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 21

    Stoned Driving Gets Much Needed Legislative Attention

    Stoned Driving Gets Much Needed Legislative Attention
    By:  Brent ScottSocial acceptance and decriminalization has equated to more people getting behind the wheel after they have consumed marijuana.  However, unlike alcohol, there is no standard measurement to determine whether someone…
  • Jul 28

    Blood Draws May Require a Warrant in Some Suspected Drunk Driving Case

    Blood Draws May Require a Warrant in Some Suspected Drunk Driving Case
    By: Brent ScottIf you are of the opinion that our government is already too invasive (think PRISM – the clandestine mass electronic surveillance data mining program launched by the NSA back in 2007), you may not want to read any…
  • Jan 8

    The Plea

    The Plea
    This is a post that received recognition as the 2013 "JDog Memorial Blawg Post" for the best post on criminal law, in the opinion of Scott Greenfield, a prolific law blogger over at Simple Justice and a veteran criminal defense lawyer…
Rank this Week: 4032

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Oct 21

    Possible Penalties for a Driving under the Influence Conviction in California

    Possible Penalties for a Driving under the Influence Conviction in California
    As a result of campaigns by groups such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving, or MADD, to raise public awareness about the risks associated with drinking and driving, the laws relating to driving under the influence, or DUI,  have changed…
  • Oct 16

    What Is Extortion in California?

    What Is Extortion in California?
    Have you ever been in a situation, knowingly or unknowingly, where you may have blackmailed someone? Meaning that you used information against someone in order to get something you wanted. Maybe it was a misunderstanding, or maybe you were…
  • Oct 14

    What Is the Difference between Assault and Battery?

    What Is the Difference between Assault and Battery?
    If you have been charged with assault and/or battery in the State of California you could be facing serious penalties if convicted. Although people often use the two terms together, the charges of assault and battery are actually separate…
Rank this Week: 3204

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 20

    Stonecatcher

    Stonecatcher
    So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.John 8:7 (King James Version)The scene: A courthouse hallway in New OrleansThe cast:The narrator:…
  • Oct 10

    Dissing the Heinous Crime Rule

    Dissing the Heinous Crime Rule
    I'm at a gathering of criminal defense lawyers which just naturally gets me thinking about what criminal defense lawyers do.  And no, I'm not wading back into that thicket today, though if you're remarkably bored you can search the…
  • Oct 6

    Stopping the Innocent: SCOTUS Edition

    Stopping the Innocent: SCOTUS Edition
    Well, there -- wholly innocent people are stopped quite often because of mistakes of fact, for instance.  That's part of the whole Terry ­­ how Terry works and those types of brief stops.  There turns out times that citizens…
Rank this Week: 4353

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Oct 20

    Is a DUI in Florida a Misdemeanor or a Felony?

    Is a DUI in Florida a Misdemeanor or a Felony?
    Although the vast majority of DUI cases are charged as a misdemeanor, the answer to that question ultimately depends on a host of factors. Below is a quick summary of the statutory maximum penalties allowed under Florida law for different…
  • Aug 29

    Problems with the Intoxilyzer 8000 and Power Outage

    Problems with the Intoxilyzer 8000 and Power Outage
    The FDLE website has a section on its website where it sporadically adds “Miscellaneous and Correspondence” on different Intoxilyzer 8000 machines. Criminal defense attorneys rarely get notice when the machines suffer from serious…
  • Jul 4

    HCSO Cancels the 4th of July DUI Checkpoint

    HCSO Cancels the 4th of July DUI Checkpoint
          It looks like the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office waited until the last minute to cancel a July 4th DUI Checkpoint.       Two days ago, the checkpoint was still listed on the HCSO website for an…
Rank this Week: 4222

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: 2483

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

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

    Criminal Mischief Charges Result from Church Vandalism, Burglary

    Criminal Mischief Charges Result from Church Vandalism, Burglary
    A Duchesne County LDS church was vandalized on Tuesday, Oct. 14. Two days later, the parties responsible were arrested and booked on charges of criminal mischief, burglary, and misdemeanor theft. Thou Shalt Not Tag The criminal mischief…
  • Oct 15

    Police Body Cameras Subject of Debate in Utah

    Police Body Cameras Subject of Debate in Utah
    Two recent cases in Utah where deadly force was applied by police officers have raised questions about the use of police body cameras. In both cases, it has been determined by the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office that the use…
  • Oct 13

    Man Charged with Motor Vehicle Theft Tried to Elude K9 Unit

    Man Charged with Motor Vehicle Theft Tried to Elude K9 Unit
    In an attempt to escape pursuit after being caught red-handed for motor vehicle theft, a man fled from police cruisers and tried jumping in a river to elude a K9 unit. He was still ultimately apprehended and is being charged for suspicion of…
Rank this Week: 4737

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: 1825

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

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

    Prosecutors and the Criminal-Justice System

    Prosecutors and the Criminal-Justice System
    People who are not familiar with the criminal-justice system often tend to believe that the most powerful person in the courtroom is the judge.  But that is not always true.  Earlier this month, The Economist printed the…
  • Oct 17

    Private Companies Cannot Issue Traffic Tickets for Running a Red Light

    Private Companies Cannot Issue Traffic Tickets for Running a Red Light
    In the case of the City of Hollywood versus Eric Arem, an appeals court ruled that it is illegal for a private company to issue traffic tickets to people for running a red light.  The court said that in… The post Private Companies…
  • Oct 10

    Vehicular Homicide and Reckless Driving

    Vehicular Homicide and Reckless Driving
    In order to be guilty of the crime of vehicular homicide, a person has to be driving a car or some other type of motor vehicle in such a reckless manner that it is likely that he or she… The post Vehicular Homicide and Reckless Driving…
Rank this Week: 3435

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: 3322

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Oct 20

    How safe are voice commands in the car? Study Finds They Can Be Distracting

    How safe are voice commands in the car? Study Finds They Can Be Distracting
    From in-car voice-activated technologies that allow drivers to adjust their climate control or navigation, to mobile technologies like Siri, Doylestown motorists are now free to use a variety of technologies without taking their hands off the…
  • Oct 16

    Distracted Walking is Becoming a Serious Public Safety Concern

    Distracted Walking is Becoming a Serious Public Safety Concern
    Distractions like cell phone use aren’t just dangerous for drivers, they are just as dangerous for pedestrians. Distraction-related pedestrian accidents are becoming increasingly frequent in America, particularly amongst teens and…
  • Oct 15

    Who is a personal representative of the estate in a Southampton wrongful death claim?

    Who is a personal representative of the estate in a Southampton wrongful death claim?
    The personal representative of the estate may file a wrongful death case in Pennsylvania. Pa. Code Section 2201 defines the personal representative as “the executor or administrator of the estate of a decedent duly qualified by law to…
Rank this Week: 2728

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: 2686

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: 2785

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: 2001

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: 3564

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: 2046

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Oct 20

    Animal Cruelty Laws in Arizona

    Animal Cruelty Laws in Arizona
    Each state has different laws defining and prosecuting animal cruelty. According to A.R.S. 13-2910, a person commits animal cruelty in Arizona by: 1. Intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly subjecting any animal under their custody or…
  • Oct 17

    What is a Ward of The State?

    What is a Ward of The State?
    A ward of the state is usually a minor who has no parents and lives under protective custody of the state. In court, they’re appointed a legal guardian to uphold their best interests. These guardians are appointed by the judge to make…
  • Oct 15

    Roper v. Simmons: Capital Punishment for Juvenile

    Roper v. Simmons: Capital Punishment for Juvenile
    Like Miranda v. Arizona, the circumstances of Roper v. Simmons overhauled and critiqued the U.S. justice system. As a result, the Supreme Court ruled that capital punishment was unconstitutional for crimes committed when the defendant was…
Rank this Week: 1679

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: 1710

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2866

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: 1553

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: 3912

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Why Michael Dunn was Found Guilty and Sentenced to Life in Prison

    Why Michael Dunn was Found Guilty and Sentenced to Life in Prison
    The Florida criminal case of Michael Dunn, who shot at a car full of teenagers and ended up killing one of them back in 2012, attracted media attention in particular for its apparent similarities to the case of George Zimmerman. In both…
  • Oct 19

    Florida Judge: Red Light Camera Ticket Violated State Law

    Florida Judge: Red Light Camera Ticket Violated State Law
    Our traffic ticket defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert know that Florida's unpopular, so-called red light cameras are regarded both as a nuisance and an intrusion, and the programs allowing them have had their…
  • Oct 19

    Florida Judge: Red Light Camera Ticket Violated State Law

    Florida Judge: Red Light Camera Ticket Violated State Law
    Our traffic ticket defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert know that Florida's unpopular, so-called red light cameras are regarded both as a nuisance and an intrusion, and the programs allowing them have had their…
Rank this Week: 1289

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Oct 20

    Viele Prozesse – wenige Verurteilungen

    Viele Prozesse – wenige Verurteilungen
    Mehr als ein Dutzend ehemaliger Top-Manager deutscher Banken mussten sich im Jahr 2014 in Strafprozessen vor Gericht verantworten – verurteilt wurde allerdings kein einziger! In Hamburg etwa wurden sechs ehemalige Vorstände der HSH…
  • Oct 20

    Staatlich sanktionierte Vergewaltigung der Kinderseele

    Staatlich sanktionierte Vergewaltigung der Kinderseele
    Selbst für den „Focus“ ist ein derartiger Einstieg in einen Artikel ungewöhnlich: „Dildo, Taschenmuschi, Vibrator, Handschellen, Aktfotos, Vaginalkugeln“ werde nach Ansicht des Vorsitzenden des…
  • Oct 18

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 79

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 79
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. Strafakte.de…
Rank this Week: 1787

New Jersey Criminal Attorney Blog

New Jersey Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By John B. Fabriele III, LLC.

https://www.newjerseycriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Body Cameras For All New Jersey Police

    Body Cameras For All New Jersey Police
    I commented back in August of this year, on an article submitted by the editorial board of the Times of Trenton, regarding wearable body cameras for New Jersey police officers. My remarks were simple; It is time that all law enforcement in…
  • Oct 13

    Residential Burglary In Middlesex County, New Jersey

    Residential Burglary In Middlesex County, New Jersey
    I have been defending clients charged with residential burglaries and other crimes in New Jersey for over 15 years. In my professional capacity as a criminal lawyer, I have cross-examined countless victims in burglary cases over the years,…
  • Oct 13

    Sexual Assault in New Jersey: A Scandal in Sayreville

    Sexual Assault in New Jersey: A Scandal in Sayreville
    It is difficult to comprehend the magnitude of the tragic events that have unfolded in Sayreville, New Jersey in the past weeks. First the Sayreville High School football team’s defensive coordinator, Charles Garcia was arrested…
Rank this Week: 1994

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Oct 20

    College Student Charged with Murder of Parents, Sister

    College Student Charged with Murder of Parents, Sister
    A housekeeper reporting for work at the home of a prominent Duncan family made a grisly discovery–the bodies of the three family members who lived there. John Hruby, 50; his wife Joy “Tinker” Hruby; and their daughter,…
  • Oct 16

    Author John Grisham Criticizes Tough Child Porn Sentencing

    Author John Grisham Criticizes Tough Child Porn Sentencing
    Criticizing sex offender laws as too severe is not a popular stance. Most people tend to lump all “sex offenders” in the same category as violent child predators, and they feel like the only acceptable reform of sex offender laws…
  • Oct 13

    Who is Luring Whom?

    Who is Luring Whom?
    In Oklahoma, we call it “Soliciting Sexual Conduct or Communication with a Minor by Use of Technology.” In other states, they call it “Internet Luring” or “Online Solicitation of a Minor.” No matter how…
Rank this Week: 1782

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: 2456

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/
  • Oct 19

    For How Long Will Insurance Companies Punish Me For A DWI In New Jersey?

    For How Long Will Insurance Companies Punish Me For A DWI In New Jersey?
    This varies from company to company. Some insurers will never issue a policy to someone who’s had a DWI, while others will be willing to insure you at very high rates. Your current policy will likely get much more expensive if…
  • Oct 19

    Can My Car Insurance Company Cancel My Policy After A DWI Conviction In New Jersey?

    Can My Car Insurance Company Cancel My Policy After A DWI Conviction In New Jersey?
    Yes, insurance companies can raise your rates or even cancel your policy if you are convicted of DWI in New Jersey, even if you choose to plead guilty because you think it’s the right thing to do. Insurers consider drunk drivers to be…
  • Oct 15

    Can’t I Just Expunge My New Jersey DWI Record In A Few Years And Move On?

    Can’t I Just Expunge My New Jersey DWI Record In A Few Years And Move On?
    No, your New Jersey DWI conviction can’t be expunged, because it isn’t a criminal matter. New Jersey DWI is a traffic violation, so a guilty plea or conviction will remain on your driving record permanently, and will have long…
Rank this Week: 3546

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: 1755

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

Covers felonies, casino markers, murder, manslaughter, arson and other criminal conduct.

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Voter Fraud Being Looked at More Closely in Nevada

    Voter Fraud Being Looked at More Closely in Nevada
    Nevada Joins other States in Cracking down on Voter Fraud  With the election right around the corner, Nevada’s Secretary of State is ramping up efforts to prevent voter fraud. One of the newest ways the state is doing this is by…
  • Oct 17

    High Speed Chase – Police Asking for Your Help

    High Speed Chase – Police Asking for Your Help
    North Las Vegas Police on the Lookout for High Speed Chase Suspect Police have arrested a man who allegedly shot at officers during a high speed chase, and are now on the lookout for his accomplice. Christopher Young, 22, was arrested on…
  • Oct 16

    Nevada Rules on Marijuana and Driving

    Nevada Rules on Marijuana and Driving
    Performance-Based Testing being Considered for Driving under the Influence of Marijuana Charges  Section 484C.110 of the Nevada Revised Statute currently sets the standard for violations of driving under the influence of marijuana. This…
Rank this Week: 3710

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: 4647

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: 3274

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: 3454

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Oct 18

    SEARCHES & SEIZURES, LIBERTY VS. SECURITY

    SEARCHES & SEIZURES, LIBERTY VS. SECURITY
    SEARCHES & SEIZURES, LIBERTY VS. SECURITY Posted by Edmund R. Folsom October 18, 2014 A few loosely related matters caught my attention in the news yesterday. One was a piece by Charles Krauthammer, in which he criticized…
  • Sep 22

    AGGRAVATED ASSAULT- DEPRAVED INDIFFERENCE STRANGULATION.

    AGGRAVATED ASSAULT- DEPRAVED INDIFFERENCE STRANGULATION.
    Posted September 22, 2014 Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. AGGRAVATED ASSAULT- DEPRAVED INDIFFERENCE STRANGULATION. The 2012 amendment to Maine’s aggravated assault statute, 17-A M.R.S.A. §208, have received recent media attention because of…
  • Aug 19

    FERGUSON, MISSOURI, 8/19/2014.

    FERGUSON, MISSOURI, 8/19/2014.
    Posted by Edmund R. Folsom August 19, 2014 Why was Michael Brown shot to death shot by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer? Don’t bother trying to tell me, because one thing I’m sure of is you don’t have a clue. None of the…
Rank this Week: 3443

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: 1054