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North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jul 22

    Is It Illegal to Make Pornography in North Carolina?

    Is It Illegal to Make Pornography in North Carolina?
    Lawyers Weekly ran a brief article a couple of months ago about the above question. The article is here, behind a paywall. What follows is my own analysis of the issue. Obscenity. The first issue, and the only one addressed by Lawyers’…
  • Jul 21

    State v. Granger adds to State’s Missouri v. McNeely jurisprudence

    State v. Granger adds to State’s Missouri v. McNeely jurisprudence
    State v. Granger, decided last week, is the latest case in which the North Carolina Court of Appeals has considered, in light of Missouri v. McNeely, __ U.S. __, 133 S.Ct. 1552 (2013), whether an exigency supported the warrantless withdrawal…
  • Jul 18

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Nationally, the biggest criminal law story of the week was the decision by a federal judge in California declaring the state’s death penalty unconstitutional. The case is Jones v. Chappell, and the essence of the Eighth Amendment…
Rank this Week: 4041

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: 1611

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?
    Motions in limine are requests brought by the parties and decided by a judge that determine what evidence might be admitted or excluded at trial. These motions are usually filed prior to trial or on the day of trial however they can be…
  • Jul 14

    What is a Required Finding of Not Guilty and How Does it Work?

    What is a Required Finding of Not Guilty and How Does it Work?
    The duty of the office of the district attorney in Massachusetts is not only to prosecute cases but to screen criminal allegations to determine if in fact a crime was committed. Sometimes this screening process fails. Young prosecutors…
  • Jul 10

    Newburyport Police Find a Cocaine Lab and Arrest a 51 Year Old Man

    Newburyport Police Find a Cocaine Lab and Arrest a 51 Year Old Man
    Cocaine labs are rare in Massachusetts. By the time the drug makes it into the Commonwealth it has already been processed and often diluted with cutting agents. Large scale cocaine production efforts are typically performed in the countries…
Rank this Week: 4297

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Jul 22

    Should I Take My Criminal Case to Jury Trial in California?

    Should I Take My Criminal Case to Jury Trial in California?
    As a defendant in a criminal prosecution in California you have a number of rights guaranteed to you by the United States Constitution as well as the California State Constitution. Among those rights is the right to a trial by a jury of your…
  • Jul 16

    Can My Probation Be Reinstated after a Technical Violation in California?

    Can My Probation Be Reinstated after a Technical Violation in California?
    If you were convicted of a criminal offense in California and were sentenced to probation in addition to, or in lieu of, a term of incarceration it is crucial that you take the terms of your probation seriously. We often have clients ask…
  • Jul 14

    Can I Have a Jury Trial on a Misdemeanor in California?

    Can I Have a Jury Trial on a Misdemeanor in California?
    In the State of California, criminal offenses are separated into two main categories – felonies and misdemeanors. Felonies are more serious offenses that carry a penalty of a year or more in prison if convicted whereas misdemeanors are…
Rank this Week: 3704

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/
  • Jul 22

    Illinois Entrapment Defense: When Police Provoke You to Commit a Crime

    Illinois Entrapment Defense: When Police Provoke You to Commit a Crime
    According to Illinois Statutes (720 ILCS 5/7-12), entrapment occurs when an individual commits criminal conduct that “is incited or induced by a public officer or employee, or agent of either, for the purpose of obtaining evidence for…
  • Jul 18

    Drivers’ Rights and the DUI Stop

    Drivers’ Rights and the DUI Stop
    After a driver is pulled over and before he is officially arrested for driving under the influence (DUI), an Illinois police officer conducts an investigation. During this investigative period, the officer tries to determine whether her…
  • Jul 10

    How to Pick an Illinois Criminal Defense Attorney

    How to Pick an Illinois Criminal Defense Attorney
    If you have ever searched for an Illinois criminal defense attorney online, whether for a simple traffic violation or a more serious charge, you know there are a lot of lawyers out there who claim they are able to do the job. If you have been…
Rank this Week: 4893

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 1880

TRACE Blog

TRACE Blog

Covers anti-bribery compliance.

http://traceblog.org/
  • Jul 22

    A Royal Mess, Pt. 2: Non-Profits, Charitable Contributions and the FCPA

    A Royal Mess, Pt. 2: Non-Profits, Charitable Contributions and the FCPA
    In our previous post, we discussed the ongoing corruption case against Princess Cristina of Spain and her husband, Duke Iñaki Urdungarin. Urdangarin, a former Olympian, is accused of using his position to skim money from government…
  • Jul 15

    A Royal Mess, Pt. 1: Spanish Princess Charged with Corruption

    A Royal Mess, Pt. 1: Spanish Princess Charged with Corruption
    If there are perks to being a member of the Spanish royal family (undoubtedly there are), immunity from corruption prosecutions is not one of them. Last month, on June 25th, Princess Cristina of Spain was charged with tax fraud and money…
  • Jul 2

    AFTER ESQUENAZI, QUESTIONS STILL REMAIN

    AFTER ESQUENAZI, QUESTIONS STILL REMAIN
    Haiti in 2001 might have seemed like an entrepreneur’s playground — the kind of place where the stakes were high, the risks were big, and if you played your cards right, you might find fabulous riches. Sure, it was one of the…
Rank this Week: 2103

White Collar Fraud

White Collar Fraud

Covers white collar crime, securities fraud, the accounting profession, internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley. By Sam E. Antar.

http://whitecollarfraud.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Do Nu Skin Inventory Red Flags Spell Trouble Ahead?

    Do Nu Skin Inventory Red Flags Spell Trouble Ahead?
    Last Friday morning, a comment posted on Twitter by Marc Cohodes about Nu Skin Enterprises (NYSE: NUS), a Utah based multi-level marketing company, caught my curiosity. Cohodes is a legendary short-seller with an excellent track record and…
  • Jul 16

    Indicted Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff was bribed by Overstock.com too

    Indicted Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff was bribed by Overstock.com too
    My experience in dealing with former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff goes way back. On October 30, 2007, Overstock.com (NASDAQ: OSTK) paid him $5,000 purportedly as a "campaign contribution." Two weeks later, Overstock.com issued a press…
  • Jul 8

    A Felon’s View of White-Collar Crime - Why Society is Very Vulnerable to Fraud

    A Felon’s View of White-Collar Crime - Why Society is Very Vulnerable to Fraud
    White-collar crime is more brutal than violent crime. The actions of one or a few corrupt public officials and corrupt businessmen can affect the livelihoods of thousands, even millions of people. Fraudsters use a combination of persuasion…
Rank this Week: 1572

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2158

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/
  • Jul 22

    What Are The Penalties For Battery On A Law Enforcement Officer in Okaloosa County?

    What Are The Penalties For Battery On A Law Enforcement Officer in Okaloosa County?
    Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer is a felony of the third degree and is punishable by up to 5 years in prison. It is essentially a (misdemeanor) Simple Battery charge combined with the fact that the alleged victim is a law enforcement…
  • Jul 21

    What Are Potential Penalties For Aggravated Battery On A Pregnant Female In Okaloosa, Florida?

    What Are Potential Penalties For Aggravated Battery On A Pregnant Female In Okaloosa, Florida?
    Under Florida law, the offense of Aggravated Battery on a Pregnant Victim is a second degree felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison and requires proof of a Simple Battery plus two additional elements which are: The victim was indeed…
  • Jul 18

    How Do Okaloosa County Prosecutors Prove Aggravated Battery?

    How Do Okaloosa County Prosecutors Prove Aggravated Battery?
    In order to prove the offense of Aggravated Battery under Florida Statutes, the prosecution must be able to prove the two elements of Simple Battery, but then also prove an additional element depending on the type of aggravating circumstance…
Rank this Week: 1765

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By the Kaiser Law Firm PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Short Wins - the Shameless Promotion Edition

    Short Wins - the Shameless Promotion Edition
    Remember back with this blog was more than just Short Wins? Remember when there were long and loving descriptions of cases? I still aspire to get back to that vision for the blog - that was fun. Seriously, look for more long write-ups soon.…
  • Jul 6

    Short Wins - the Presentment Delay Issue

    Short Wins - the Presentment Delay Issue
    It's a relatively slow week in the federal circuits. My favorite case of the last week is United States v. Torres Pimental. You've got to love a suppression motion being granted off of a government delay in presentment. To the…
  • Jun 30

    Short Wins - the Seventh Circuit Draws a Line on Supervised Release

    Short Wins - the Seventh Circuit Draws a Line on Supervised Release
    There's been a lot in the circuits in the last week, but perhaps the most surprising bit is that the Seventh Circuit issued four opinions on supervised release conditions. Supervised release may not be the sexiest of issues, but, especially…
Rank this Week: 3725

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/
  • Jul 22

    New Jersey Courts Restrict the Use of 3rd Party Substitutes in Divorce Matter

    New Jersey Courts Restrict the Use of 3rd Party Substitutes in Divorce Matter
    Ocean County Superior Court Judge, Lawrence Jones, has ruled that the use of 3rd party substitutes via New Jersey’s  Revised Durable Power of Attorney Act  (N.J.S.A. 46:2B-8.1) is inappropriate in most divorce matters. The…
  • Jul 17

    Cancer with No Surgery, Or Surgery with No Cancer? Dental Malpractice Horror Storie

    Cancer with No Surgery, Or Surgery with No Cancer? Dental Malpractice Horror Storie
    Along with clowns and spiders, dentists terrify most Americans.  Most of us will quietly tolerate various solutions, injections, and surgeries to other parts of our bodies, yet the moment our sensitive teeth enter the equation,…
  • Jun 24

    Attention New Jersey Drivers: Increased Fines for Driving with Cell Phone

    Attention New Jersey Drivers: Increased Fines for Driving with Cell Phone
    Cell phones can be immensely useful and entertaining — sometimes, to a dangerous extent. As cell phone use continues to rise, so do the potential hazards of distracted drivers getting behind the wheel. Effective beginning July of 2014,…
Rank this Week: 2543

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/
  • Jul 21

    North County Family Shocked at DUI Driver’s Release

    North County Family Shocked at DUI Driver’s Release
    A recent San Diego story presents a complicated issue for those affected by Los Angeles DUI laws. Melissa Tennent, daughter of Arthur Jacobs, recently became distraught when she discovered the woman responsible for her father’s death…
  • Jul 16

    Jovial Chicago DUI Arrestee Provides a Lesson in How Not to Take a Mug Shot

    Jovial Chicago DUI Arrestee Provides a Lesson in How Not to Take a Mug Shot
    Individuals facing Los Angeles DUI charges would do well to take a lesson from the case of Ronald Searl, a Chicago area man recently arrested for drunk driving. Police stopped 54-year-old Searl on July 3 when they spotted him driving in the…
  • Jul 14

    Behind the Wheel Behaviors That May Be Just as Bad (If Not Worse) Than Driving DUI in Los Angele

    Behind the Wheel Behaviors That May Be Just as Bad (If Not Worse) Than Driving DUI in Los Angele
    Driving DUI in Los Angeles — as defined by California Vehicle Code Sections 23152 (a) and 23152 (b) — is dangerous, destructive, and potentially lethal. When you are under the influence of alcohol, your ability to process and…
Rank this Week: 1746

Leyba Defense blog

Leyba Defense blog

Covers Washington State criminal matters including DUI issues.

http://www.leyba-defense.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    Seattle Police are preparing to arrest more marijuana impaired driver

    Seattle Police are preparing to arrest more marijuana impaired driver
    I saw this news story a few weeks ago and I have been meaning to blog about it.  However work has gotten really crazy lately and I’m now just getting to it so I apologize.  Now that the first legal marijuana shop has opened in…
  • Jul 11

    Seattle DUI Prosecutors make interesting comments in recent tv interview

    Seattle DUI Prosecutors make interesting comments in recent tv interview
    A recent interview by KIRO 7 News here in Seattle revealed some interesting tidbits about Seattle juries and whether they understand what it means to drive high.  Several City Prosecutors were asking about some Marijuana DUI trials that…
  • Jul 7

    New blood warrant application created for marijuana DUIs in WA

    New blood warrant application created for marijuana DUIs in WA
    With the legalization of Marijuana in Washington state, law enforcement agencies are now facing new challenges that really hadn’t occurred with traditional alcohol related DUI cases.  One such challenge is securing timely evidence…
Rank this Week: 2089

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
Rank this Week: 2870

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    Intoxicated Man Arrested for Lewd Acts at OKC Apartment Complex

    Intoxicated Man Arrested for Lewd Acts at OKC Apartment Complex
    An Oklahoma City man with a record of drunken run-ins with police was arrested over the weekend after allegedly harassing young girls at a local apartment complex. Police were called to the Knight Lake Apartments near Rockwell and Wilshire…
  • Jul 17

    Drunk Dialing Pizza Prank Leads to Criminal Charge

    Drunk Dialing Pizza Prank Leads to Criminal Charge
    Some people just don’t know when to quit. A 29-year-old Kentucky man arrested for shoplifiting beer has been charged with additional crimes after pulling a prank at the police station where he was taken. Police say Michael Harp and his…
  • Jul 14

    White Collar Crimes: Bankruptcy Fraud

    White Collar Crimes: Bankruptcy Fraud
    Times are tough. Small business owners find themselves taking on more and more debt in order to keep their companies afloat. Men and women who have built strong careers find themselves suddenly out of work due to corporate downsizing. Getting…
Rank this Week: 2295

Questions and Answers About…

Questions and Answers About Arrests, Criminal Procdures and Policies

By the Law Offices of Patituce & Associates, LLC.

http://www.patitucelaw.com/faqs/
  • Jul 21

    Will An Ohio OVI Affect My Medical License?

    Will An Ohio OVI Affect My Medical License?
    As a law firm that focuses heavily on OVI defense we take on many clients who are doctors, dentists, nurses, and other medical professionals. Read More
  • Jul 21

    What Is The Average Cost For An OVI Attorney?

    What Is The Average Cost For An OVI Attorney?
    If you are trying to figure out how much an OVI attorney costs you are on the right track. As you probably know by now an OVI/DUI conviction can be life changing – mandatory jail, mandatory fines, and mandatory license suspensions can…
  • Jul 21

    What Lawyers Handle Drug Cases In Lorain Ohio?

    What Lawyers Handle Drug Cases In Lorain Ohio?
    If you have been arrested for drug charges in Lorain Ohio you need to hire the most experienced and skilled defense attorney that you can afford. Read More
Rank this Week: 2423

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2840

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    University of Georgia student faces felony charge

    University of Georgia student faces felony charge
    A college basketball player was cut from his team after drug-related allegations led to his arrest. Facing felony charges for possessing marijuana, the University of Georgia student has maintained his innocence while also apologizing for any…
  • Jul 7

    Woman killed on film set, producers indicted on criminal charge

    Woman killed on film set, producers indicted on criminal charge
    Deaths on the big screen might not faze some viewers, but a death behind the camera of a film might surprise some. Recently, a woman working on a film set in Georgia lost her life in a tragic accident. Although...
  • Jun 23

    Child left in hot car dies, father faces criminal charge

    Child left in hot car dies, father faces criminal charge
    Most Americans know that, when the temperature outside rises, the temperature inside of a locked car can climb even higher. However, in such a time-constrained and stressful world, unfortunate accidents can occur. A Georgia father apparently…
Rank this Week: 2410

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

Provides New York criminal law updates and commentary. By Easton Thompson Kasperek.

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1670

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law news, updates and commentary. Published By Hoffman & Associates

http://www.losangelescriminallawyersblog.com
  • Jul 21

    What is a Plea Bargain in a Los Angeles Criminal Case?

    What is a Plea Bargain in a Los Angeles Criminal Case?
    When you have been charged with a criminal offense, you will be given the opportunity to appear in court before a criminal Judge and have your case heard. This hearing will be referred to as an Arraignment. At the Arraignment, several things…
  • Jul 21

    Can I Hire a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney if I have a Public Defender?

    Can I Hire a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney if I have a Public Defender?
    One of the most important rights you are granted by the United States Constitution is your right to counsel. Unlike other areas of law, criminal law will provide an attorney for you if you are unable to hire one on your own. This is because…
  • Jul 10

    Do I have to Appear in Court if I have a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney?

    Do I have to Appear in Court if I have a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney?
    Our clients lead busy lives and with work, school, and social obligations. It is often stressful and proves to be difficult for them to clear up the day they are required to appear before the Criminal Judge. Fortunately, once they have…
Rank this Week: 3047

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/
  • Jul 21

    10 Arrested in Undercover Sting Targeting Unlicensed Contractors in Hernando County

    10 Arrested in Undercover Sting Targeting Unlicensed Contractors in Hernando County
    A total of 10 people were arrested in an undercover operation cracking down on unlicensed contractors resulting in civil citations totaling $9,675. The sheriff’s office, working with the Hernando County Building Department, conducted a…
  • Jul 16

    Ex-Florida Deputy Arrested in Alaska after Living More Than 2 Decades as a Fugitive

    Ex-Florida Deputy Arrested in Alaska after Living More Than 2 Decades as a Fugitive
    A former sheriff’s deputy, wanted since 1991 for capital sexual battery in Bradenton, Florida, was arrested on identity theft charges early Friday at his home in Eagle River, Alaska. Police claim they found the man living life on the…
  • Jul 15

    Pinellas Park Firefighter Arrested for Selling Prescription Pill

    Pinellas Park Firefighter Arrested for Selling Prescription Pill
    A Pinellas Park firefighter has been arrested for selling and possessing prescription drugs, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. Detectives began to investigate after allegedly receiving a tip that the 38-year-old Largo…
Rank this Week: 1583

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jul 21

    Reckless Driving Possibly to Blame in Utah I-215 Accident

    Reckless Driving Possibly to Blame in Utah I-215 Accident
    In what appears to be a case of reckless driving, on Friday, July 18, the driver of a Mitsubishi Eclipse lost control of his vehicle on I-215 causing an accident that backed up traffic for 45 minutes. Not Drunk, Just Dumb On Friday evening,…
  • Jul 16

    Proposed Federal Prosecutor Integrity Act Seeks Balance and Truth

    Proposed Federal Prosecutor Integrity Act Seeks Balance and Truth
    Even though we live in a country where a defendant is considered innocent until proven guilty, the United States justice system has long been viewed as heavily one-sided in favor of the prosecution. With more personnel, financial and other…
  • Jul 15

    Former Utah Attorney General Charged with 10 Felonies. Official Criminal Court Docket of State v. Mark L. Shurtleff.

    Former Utah Attorney General Charged with 10 Felonies. Official Criminal Court Docket of State v. Mark L. Shurtleff.
    Not all the details are out, but former Utah Attorney General Mark L. Shurtleff has been charged with 10 Felonies. The criminal court docket is found below: 3RD DISTRICT COURT – SALT LAKE SALT LAKE COUNTY, STATE OF UTAH STATE OF UTAH…
Rank this Week: 4586

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Levow & Associates.

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1201

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Jul 21

    Retroactive Federal Drug Sentence Reduction

    Retroactive Federal Drug Sentence Reduction
    Last week, the United States Sentencing Commission voted to retroactively cut federal prison sentences for drug crimes.  The Commission voted to retroactively decrease the drug table by two offense levels for all drug types.…
  • Jul 11

    The Police Need a Search Warrant to Obtain Information About the Location of Your Cell Phone

    The Police Need a Search Warrant to Obtain Information About the Location of Your Cell Phone
    In the case of the United States versus Quartavious Davis, Mr. Davis was convicted of several armed robberies that occurred at different times and in several different locations.  In order to prove that Davis was in the general…
  • Jul 2

    The Police Need a Warrant to Search Your Cell Phone

    The Police Need a Warrant to Search Your Cell Phone
    In the case of Riley versus California, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the police generally may not, without a warrant, search the contents of a cell phone that is taken from someone who has been arrested.  The… The…
Rank this Week: 2029

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

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

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
  • Jul 21

    10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice.

    10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice.
    Taking over the world in crisp robes: 10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice. Being a new lawyer is challenging.  Whether you are working as an associate or starting […]by Sean Robichaud The post 10 tips for new…
  • Jul 18

    Disincentives Towards Innocence: Wrongful Convictions at a Micro-Level

    Disincentives Towards Innocence: Wrongful Convictions at a Micro-Level
    DISINCENTIVES TOWARDS INNOCENCE: A LOOK AT WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS IN THE ONTARIO CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM (Sean Robichaud, 2004)*  * This is an older paper written many years ago.  However, it […]by Sean Robichaud The post…
  • Jul 9

    The impossible task of marketing a criminal law firm or lawyer

    The impossible task of marketing a criminal law firm or lawyer
    I would rather sell space heaters to snowmen: the impossible task of marketing a criminal lawyer’s service. Over the weekend I went to the Whitewater micro brewery in Beachburg, […]by Sean Robichaud The post The impossible…
Rank this Week: 1792

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    5 Things You Don’t Know About Filing Bankruptcy – But You Should!

    5 Things You Don’t Know About Filing Bankruptcy – But You Should!
    Due to the recent economic hardships facing many Georgians, our office has received several calls from individuals who are struggling to pay their bills, provide for their families, and control their mounting debt.  For many people,…
  • Jul 18

    Top Questions You Will Most Likely Be Asked During Your Immigration Interview

    Top Questions You Will Most Likely Be Asked During Your Immigration Interview
    U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs) are eligible to sponsor their spouses for U.S. permanent residence (i.e. green cards).  To do so, the U.S. citizen or LPR files an I-130 Petition for Immigrant Relative with U.S.…
  • Jul 10

    Will Immigration Reform Affect Me?

    Will Immigration Reform Affect Me?
    Comprehensive immigration reform has been looming on the horizon for over two years now.  Ever since the Senate agreed to its own bill last summer, immigration advocates and opponents alike have been waiting for the House of…
Rank this Week: 1920

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: 2067

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/
  • Jul 21

    Lawsuit Alleges Mistreatment of OC Student Expelled for Cheating Scandal

    Lawsuit Alleges Mistreatment of OC Student Expelled for Cheating Scandal
    A lawsuit has been filed by the family of a Corona Del Mar high school student who was recently expelled due to cheating allegations. The student claims that he was mistreated during the interrogation process and forced to confess to…
  • Jul 18

    California Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional

    California Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional
    California's death penalty has known to be a very drawn out process. A recent murder case, expected to be appealed, argued that California's death penalty is unconstitutional. What do you think?
  • Jul 16

    Appeals Court Rules Fourth Amendment Protects Cell Site Location Privacy (U.S. v. Davis)

    Appeals Court Rules Fourth Amendment Protects Cell Site Location Privacy (U.S. v. Davis)
    Do you believe that the government should be able to track your physical location based on your cell phone? The criminal defense attorneys at Wallin & Klarich share their opinion on the controversial subject.
Rank this Week: 1518

Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers the criminal defense of white collar crimes, theft crimes and DUI. By The Law Offices of Michael L. Guisti.

http://www.orangecountycriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Soldier on trial in Santa Ana for 2011 Cypress murder

    Soldier on trial in Santa Ana for 2011 Cypress murder
    Santa Ana, CA -- Opening statements signal the official beginning of a trial, but there is actually quite a bit of work that goes on before either prosecutors or defense attorneys make any statements in open court. Pretrial hearings, jury...
  • Jul 17

    Two Orange County Attorneys and a German woman charged with White Collar Crime against Saudi sheik's son in Los Angele

    Two Orange County Attorneys and a German woman charged with White Collar Crime against Saudi sheik's son in Los Angele
    Los Angeles, CA -- White collar crime is generally treated as less threatening than physically violent crimes, but white collar criminals often prey on their victims' deep seated fears in order to make a financial gain. Like blackmailers who…
  • Jul 11

    California Supreme Court issues important ruling on state's three strikes law

    California Supreme Court issues important ruling on state's three strikes law
    San Francisco, CA -- Just like the United States Supreme Court is the final arbiter on issues of federal and constitutional law throughout the country, each state has its own supreme court that passes judgment on state statutes. The…
Rank this Week: 4099

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David L. Freidberg, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Possession of Child Pornography in Chicago

    Possession of Child Pornography in Chicago
    Hundreds of pictures and more than a dozen videos found on a Chicago man’s computer have led to charges of possession of child pornography, a class 2 felony. If convicted, the charge carries a mandatory minimum of four to 15 years in…
  • Jul 18

    United States Supreme Court Bans Cell Phone Searche

    United States Supreme Court Bans Cell Phone Searche
    The United States Supreme Court strengthened an individual’s right to be free from unlawful search and seizures last week when it ruled that, barring certain limited exceptions, law enforcement may not search a criminal suspect’s…
  • Jul 15

    Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Near Chicago School

    Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Near Chicago School
    A Chicago man was charged with aggravated battery, aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated discharge of a firearm near a school in late May following a shooting of a man near a Lawndale elementary school. Chicago Aggravated Discharge…
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Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal defense, evidence and the Fourth Amendment. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
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Missouri Criminal Lawyers Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law and DWI law. Published By Sansone Law, LLC

http://www.missouricriminallawyersblog.com/
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New Orleans Criminal Defense…

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.neworleans-criminal-defense.com/attorney-blog/
  • Jul 21

    Is Vehicular Homicide a Crime of Violence?

    Is Vehicular Homicide a Crime of Violence?
    New Orleans Criminal Attorney   Is Vehicular Homicide a Crime of Violence in Louisiana? During the past few weeks, I have been asked this question a few times. The post Is Vehicular Homicide a Crime of Violence? appeared first on .
  • Jul 7

    Coping When a Loved One is Sentenced to Prison

    Coping When a Loved One is Sentenced to Prison
    Grief When a Family Member is Incarcerated   I just returned to my office after an emotional morning in court.  My client was sentenced to serve 25 years in prison for a crime that I believe does not merit such a harsh penalty.…
  • Jun 11

    Facts, Lies and Videotaped Interrogation

    Facts, Lies and Videotaped Interrogation
      FACTS, LIES and VIDEOTAPED INTERROGATIONS   The Justice Department recently said that the F.B.I. and other federal law enforcement agencies are encouraged to videotape interviews with suspects in most instances. This new…
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Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Nearly 50,000 Current Federal Prisoners Will Have Their Drug Sentences Reduced

    Nearly 50,000 Current Federal Prisoners Will Have Their Drug Sentences Reduced
    Nearly 50,000 federal prisoners will receive a two level drug reduction that on average will result in more than two year reductions of their original sentences. The Federal Sentencing Commission unanimously voted to retroactively apply the…
  • Jul 15

    THE FIVE BEST WAYS TO AVOID FELONY CHARGES & NOT LET A FELONY RUIN YOUR LIFE

    THE FIVE BEST WAYS TO AVOID FELONY CHARGES & NOT LET A FELONY RUIN YOUR LIFE
    A felony charge in Florida is defined as a criminal act for which a judge may give probation, house arrest or a prison term of more than one year; whereas for a misdemeanor a judge may give probation or jail only up to one year. When…
  • Jun 26

    WILL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ABIDE BY THE NEW SUPREME COURT CELL PHONE SEARCH REQUIREMENTS

    WILL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ABIDE BY THE NEW SUPREME COURT CELL PHONE SEARCH REQUIREMENTS
    Will the Supreme Court's recent cell phone search decision really protect cell phone users from improper police searches? The good news is that the Supreme Court threw out the red hearing of officer safety which law enforcement often use…
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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/
  • Jul 21

    New Policies Regarding Drug-related Offense

    New Policies Regarding Drug-related Offense
    Here are two articles about drug-related offenses and the criminal justice system. The theme is a trend toward less punitive responses to drug crimes that is emerging at local and national levels. Will the Bronx follow suit?Federal:…
  • Jul 18

    BCS Helps Out on 161st Street

    BCS Helps Out on 161st Street
    The River Avenue storefront Mural! A home run.The storefront Before - covered in GraffitiIn the first week of July Bronx Community Solutions was contacted by the Executive Director of the 161st Street Business Improvement…
  • Jul 17

    Bronx Reentry Forum - Today!

    Bronx Reentry Forum - Today!
    This Thursday, July 17 the Bronx Reentry Working Group is holding its 4th Annual Reentry Forum at Hostos Community College. The forum will feature presentations by local service providers and a panel discussion with previously incarcerated…
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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/
  • Jul 21

    Colorado Detox Facility Sees More Marijuana DUI

    Colorado Detox Facility Sees More Marijuana DUI
    A Detox Facility in Colorado Sees Rise in Marijuana DUI Admissions In the six months after recreational marijuana was legalized and began being sold in Colorado, many drug crimes charges have decreased, but the state has seen an increase…
  • Jul 18

    Further Delays in Justin Bieber’s DUI Plea Deal

    Further Delays in Justin Bieber’s DUI Plea Deal
    Attorneys Need More Time for Pop Star’s Justin Bieber’s DUI Plea Deal On Wednesday, July 16th, after weeks of delays, Justin Bieber’s attorneys requested more time to work on a plea deal in the teen idol’s Florida DUI…
  • Jul 11

    Strom Law DUI App Makes Lawyers Accessible

    Strom Law DUI App Makes Lawyers Accessible
    The Strom Law Firm’s DUI App Offers Immediate Help The advent of mobile technology keeps the world at our fingertips. We can read breaking news, keep up with friends and family through social media, capture images and video of our lives…
Rank this Week: 3519

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/
  • Jul 21

    Constitution’s 25th Amendment: Resolving Issues About the Vice-President

    Constitution’s 25th Amendment: Resolving Issues About the Vice-President
    When the Constitution was drafted in 1787, the office of vice-president was created as an afterthought, as a solution to potential problems with the Electoral College. The Constitutional Convention delegates were concerned that if there was…
  • Jul 18

    Constitution’s Twenty-Third Amendment: DC Residents Cast Votes for President

    Constitution’s Twenty-Third Amendment: DC Residents Cast Votes for President
    The Constitution provided for a seat of government for the United States. It did not provide voting rights for those living there. The Constitution’s Article I, Section 8, clause 17 empowered Congress to establish a seat of…
  • Jul 16

    Constitution’s 26th Amendment: Lowering the Voting Age to 18

    Constitution’s 26th Amendment: Lowering the Voting Age to 18
    “For years our citizens between the ages of 18 and 21 have, in time of peril, been summoned to fight for America. They should participate in the political process that produces this fateful summons. I urge Congress to propose to the…
Rank this Week: 2285

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
  • Jul 21

    DIY Car Maintenance Tip

    DIY Car Maintenance Tip
    Doing some DIY car maintenance can not only help save money and improve performance, it could reduce the risk of an accident as well. Learn more about how to do some of the most basic types of DIY car maintenance.Replacing Windshield…
  • Jul 18

    How to Seek Wrongful Death Damages for Loss of Consortium, Companionship, and Parental Support

    How to Seek Wrongful Death Damages for Loss of Consortium, Companionship, and Parental Support
    A wrongful death action is a legal action brought by survivors of a person who died because of another person or another entity's negligence. These actions are filed not to compensate for the injury suffered by the deceased, but to compensate…
  • Jul 16

    Common Wrongful Death Defenses and How to Respond

    Common Wrongful Death Defenses and How to Respond
    A wrongful death action compensates surviving family members for damages they suffer after the death of a loved one. However, a death does not automatically mean that there are grounds for a wrongful death action. You must establish that…
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Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Can Felons Use the "Stand Your Ground" Defense?

    Can Felons Use the "Stand Your Ground" Defense?
    A thought-provoking legal argument from a courtroom in Palm Beach County is heading to the Florida Supreme Court. The case begs the question of whether or not a convicted criminal can invoke the state’s Stand Your Ground law as…
  • Jul 10

    Confessions Aren't Always What They Seem

    Confessions Aren't Always What They Seem
    Whenever the media reports that someone allegedly confessed to something, people instantaneously assume that they're guilty. Of course, this seems reasonable at first. Why would somebody say that they committed a crime unless they did? As our…
  • Jul 8

    Gov. Rick Scott Tours State to Oppose Sentence Leniency Measure

    Gov. Rick Scott Tours State to Oppose Sentence Leniency Measure
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott is up for re-election in November, at which point he will face now-Democratic challenger former Gov. Charlie Crist in a battle over the top political position in the Sunshine State. Clearly, the Governor has a lot to…
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Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Richard Landes.

http://www.jaxfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1761

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

Temas de Derecho de preferencia, también de debate en otras áreas del quehacer humano e intereses personales del autor. By José Guillermo Anderson Anderson.

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    COMISIONES SIN CONTRAPRESTACIÓN EN LAS AFP – 21-07-2014

    COMISIONES SIN CONTRAPRESTACIÓN EN LAS AFP – 21-07-2014
    COMISIONES SIN CONTRAPRESTACIÓN EN LAS AFP – 21-07-2014 Desde el primero de agosto de 2014, los trabajadores independientes deberán pensar en su vejez, tema desde mi punto de vista trascendente,  en la medida que,…
  • Jul 15

    CIENEGUILLA 2 Como les prometiera,…

    CIENEGUILLA 2 Como les prometiera, escribiremos sobre la pobreza y, los ciudadanos de Cieneguilla. Es indispensable, antes, definir cuál es mi concepto de pobreza “objetiva”, por ser más adecuada a los fines de…
  • Jul 10

    CIENEGUILLA 1

    CIENEGUILLA 1
    Se acercan las elecciones Municipales y Regionales, conviene conocer quienes participan en nuestros respectivos distritos y región a la que podamos pertenecer. Vivo en Cieneguilla, desde hace dos años y algo más, un…
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Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as technology and the law, computer forensics and cyber crime defense. By David S. Seltzer.

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Teen in Virginia Sexting Case Accuses Authorities of Exploitation

    Teen in Virginia Sexting Case Accuses Authorities of Exploitation
    In our last post, we introduced the story of a Manassas County, Virginia, teen accused of child pornography after he sent an explicit video to his 15-year-old girlfriend. As this strange case continues to unfold, numerous questions remain,…
  • Jul 16

    Bizarre Virginia Teenage Sexting Case Raises Questions about Police Behavior

    Bizarre Virginia Teenage Sexting Case Raises Questions about Police Behavior
    Florida residents who face unfounded child pornography charges may sympathize with the case of a Virginia teenager whose recent arrest raised significant questions about the lengths to which law enforcement officials may go to obtain a…
  • Jul 7

    Columbus Medical Community Shocked by Pediatric Cancer Doctor’s Child Pornography Conviction

    Columbus Medical Community Shocked by Pediatric Cancer Doctor’s Child Pornography Conviction
    A once-renowned Columbus pediatric cancer physician will serve one year and one day in federal prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges. Christopher Pelloski, 40, had been using his personal computer, as well as an Ohio State…
Rank this Week: 1956

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Turns Up Nose at State Action and Federal Sentences - Lizarraga-Carrizales and Safety Valve

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Turns Up Nose at State Action and Federal Sentences - Lizarraga-Carrizales and Safety Valve
    “Lizarraga may have obtained the termination of his probation in hope of affecting his sentence for the federal offense, thus risking an odor of gaming the federal sentencing system.” United States v. Lizarraga-Carrizales, 2014 WL…
  • Jul 14

    [Ed. note -- Sorry for the delay; Jon and…

    [Ed. note -- Sorry for the delay; Jon and I were both out late last week.]United States v. Hsuing, No. 12-10492 (McKeown with Thomas and Kendall, D.J.). This appeal arises from a rare criminal antitrust prosecution. Taiwanese and South…
  • Jul 14

    United States v. Ruiz, No. 13-30003…

    United States v. Ruiz, No. 13-30003 (Christen with Fisher; dissent by Gould). "Can't trust the confidential informant", concludes the 9th, "and the cops mislead," BUT not enough to dismiss. The CI here identified the defendant in a suspected…
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White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Jul 20

    Practice Notes: Sauce For The Goose

    Practice Notes: Sauce For The Goose
    I enjoy studying upward variance opinions, because they usually contain language and rules that can be used by the defense to support downward variances in other cases. This is true because, whatever specific factors are discussed, federal…
  • Jul 18

    In re Kellogg Brown & Root – Privilege, Internal Investigations, and International White Collar Crime – Part I of II

    In re Kellogg Brown & Root – Privilege, Internal Investigations, and International White Collar Crime – Part I of II
    I am honored to join Ellen Podgor, Lawrence Goldman, and Solomon Wisenberg as a blogger on the White Collar Crime Prof Blog. My focus on the blog will be matters related to internal investigations and international white collar crime. To...
  • Jul 18

    Welcome Professor Lucian Dervan to the WhiteCollarCrimeProf Blog

    Welcome Professor Lucian Dervan to the WhiteCollarCrimeProf Blog
    Welcome to Professor Lucian Dervan, who is joining the White Collar Crime Prof Blog. Professor Dervan is a professor of Southern Illinois School of Law, where he also serves as the Director of Faculty Development. A prolific scholar,…
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