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Colorado Criminal Lawyer Blog

Colorado Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Colorado plea bargaining, statutes of limitations and mental health issues in criminal cases. By H. Michael Steinberg.

http://www.colorado-criminal-lawyer-online.com/
Rank this Week: 4649

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

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

    D.C. Circuit Grants Rehearing in PHH Case

    D.C. Circuit Grants Rehearing in PHH Case
    On Thursday, February 16, 2017, the D.C. Circuit granted the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) petition for rehearing en banc in PHH Corporation v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  The Order marks the latest twist…
  • Feb 13

    Pending Senate Bill Would Restructure CFPB Leadership

    Pending Senate Bill Would Restructure CFPB Leadership
    On January 11, 2017, a trio of Republican Senators introduced a bill that would change the leadership structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) from a single director to a five-member bipartisan “Board…
  • Feb 8

    Will Cryptocurrency Abuse be an Enforcement Focus for the IRS this Tax Season?

    Will Cryptocurrency Abuse be an Enforcement Focus for the IRS this Tax Season?
    Tax filing season began January 23rd, and with its arrival the IRS began rolling out its annual list of the so-called “Dirty Dozen.” The Dirty Dozen list is an educational effort to inform the public about scams, but it also…
Rank this Week: 1617

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/
  • Feb 21

    Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction

    Fingerprint Evidence Alone Not Necessarily Enough For a Criminal Conviction
    Fingerprint Evidence It is common for client’s to ask me about fingerprint evidence. I am often asked the following questions: Will the prosecution test evidence for fingerprints? What if my prints are on the item? Should we get out own…
  • Jan 31

    Remedy for Tainted Massachusetts Drug Lab Cases (Dookhan) Fashioned By SJC

    Remedy for Tainted Massachusetts Drug Lab Cases (Dookhan) Fashioned By SJC
    Massachusetts Drub Lab Scandal The floodgates are now open to around 20,000 (twenty thousand) defendants whose convictions may have been tainted by Annie Dookhan’s corrupt, callous and criminal misconduct. On January 18, 2017 the…
  • Jan 17

    The Element of Shock or Alarm For Open and Gross Lewdness Conviction

    The Element of Shock or Alarm For Open and Gross Lewdness Conviction
    Open and Gross Lewdness Open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior in Massachusetts is a crime under G.L. c. 272 Section 16. To convict someone of this crime the prosecuting attorney must prove the element of shock or alarm. This…
Rank this Week: 4333

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Feb 21

    The Seven Ws of Content-Based Restriction

    The Seven Ws of Content-Based Restriction
    There are two sorts of restriction on speech: content-based restrictions and content-neutral restriction. Content-neutral restrictions are “justified without reference to the content of the regulated speech.” Ward v. Rock Against…
  • Jan 23

    Hate-Crime Laws’ Natural Consequence

    Hate-Crime Laws’ Natural Consequence
    What’s up with people who oppose hate crime laws? How can you be against laws that protect people from being targeted because of their race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity? Sing it,…
  • Jan 16

    There Goes a Man

    There Goes a Man
    I learned this weekend that the Honorable Herb Ritchie, whom I took to task (albeit without naming him, since he was only an example of the implicit corruption that is tolerated at the Harris County courthouse because it always has ……
Rank this Week: 1247

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

Covers immigration and criminal law. By Hassan M. Ahmad.

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • Feb 21

    How to Disenfranchise

    How to Disenfranchise
    If you've read about Daniel Ramirez-Medina, the DACA recipient still detained by ICE, you've seen how ICE has called him a known gang member, or KGM. (Even more troubling are allegations by his lawyers that ICE tampered with his statement to…
  • Jan 31

    Protect Due Proce

    Protect Due Proce
    The chaos from the Muslim ban continues to tear at the fabric of our country. It's but one page in a playbook, but I'm quite content to focus on it because I believe victories gained here will pay forward to other battles against the…
  • Jan 25

    Trump's Executive Orders on Immigration: Broken Down

    Trump's Executive Orders on Immigration: Broken Down
    On January 25, 2017 President Trump announced two executive orders on immigration, largely in line with the hardline stance he embraced during his campaign.The first executive order is called "Protecting the Nation From Terrorist Attacks By…
Rank this Week: 5101

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    Florida Case Interrupts the Statute of Limitation

    Florida Case Interrupts the Statute of Limitation
    A crime that was committed more than a specific quantified number of years ago may be subject to a statute of limitation which is basically a clock making sure prosecutions don’t move forward in an attempt to prosecute a crime based on…
  • Jan 21

    South Florida Woman Facing Federal Bank Robbery Charge

    South Florida Woman Facing Federal Bank Robbery Charge
    It was the height of the Holiday shopping season last month, when a middle aged woman wearing sweat pants and a dark colored hat walked into a bank and simply handed a teller a note which read “This is a robbery. Smile & act…
  • Dec 12

    South Florida Man Charged for Arson with Hate Crime Enhancement

    South Florida Man Charged for Arson with Hate Crime Enhancement
    Last week, in a Charleston, South Carolina District Courthouse a Federal jury heard the startling recorded confession of Dylan Roof who when questioned by FBI Agents simply said in a calm manner that “I went to that church in Charleston…
Rank this Week: 3486

Environmental Crimes Blog

Environmental Crimes Blog

Covers environmental crimes and enforcement, from pre-trial to trial strategy. By Walter D. James III.

http://environmentalblog.typepad.com/environmental_crimes_blog/
  • Feb 20

    Using USEPA CID to Provide 24/7 Security for Pruitt is Misguided

    Using USEPA CID to Provide 24/7 Security for Pruitt is Misguided
    The new USEPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt, is expected to request an around-the-clock security detail from the USEPA, according to an internal USEPA e-mail. This security request is in addition to the security staffing already provided by the…
  • Feb 14

    Proper Storm Water Sampling Technique

    Proper Storm Water Sampling Technique
    Is your sample collection a function of going out on a rainy day and just collecting a sample from any storm water you find? If it is, you are unnecessarily exposing yourself and your company to liability – exposed to...
  • Dec 27

    Audits – To Do or Not to Do

    Audits – To Do or Not to Do
    The New Year brings all sorts of new issues. There will have a new administration and, more than likely, a new enforcement focus. That does not mean that good practices should be abandoned, however. One of the things a company...
Rank this Week: 2351

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

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

    Possession with Intent to Smoke (2)

    Possession with Intent to Smoke (2)
    What I’m about to say may come as a shock to folks unfamiliar with the workings of our government. Our government officials exaggerate. Yes, I’m as tired of old cliches as you are.   That being said, please don’t stop…
  • Feb 7

    THE Two Big Question

    THE Two Big Question
    Two thousand years ago, there was a great Rabbi named Akiva.  Akiva was heading home late one night, when the darkness and fog caused him to make a wrong turn.  Rabbi Akiva ends up at this massive Roman outpost.  As…
  • Jan 10

    A Conversation with Jimmie David Gentle, Reflecting on Joe DuRocher

    A Conversation with Jimmie David Gentle, Reflecting on Joe DuRocher
    When you first become a lawyer, it’s a special feeling.  Everything is new, and egos are out of control (new lawyers are the worst, trust me).   Back in 1993, I joined Joe DuRocher’s Public Defender’s office…
Rank this Week: 3138

The Legal Rap

The Legal Rap

Covers Florida criminal law and criminal record expungements. By Eric Dirga.

http://ejdirga.wordpress.com
  • Feb 20

    Why The Courts Are Wrong About Calculating HTO Statu

    Why The Courts Are Wrong About Calculating HTO Statu
    The Definition of Habitual Traffic Offender Section 322.264, Florida Statutes, is not a penalizing statute but simply a defining statute. Once a person has been defined as a Habitual Traffic Offender [HTO] by the Florida Department of Highway…
  • Feb 20

    Florida Legislature Can’t Cross the Goal Line

    Florida Legislature Can’t Cross the Goal Line
    The 2015 and 2016 Florida legislatures had very well thought out Bills to expand the ability of people to expunge and seal their criminal history. Neither session was able to bring either bill into law. In 2017, the legislature seems to have…
  • Oct 7

    Updates From Circuit Appeals, October 2013

    Updates From Circuit Appeals, October 2013
    More hilarity from the courts… Thompson v. DHSMV, 20 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 837 (4th Jud. Cir., Aug. 31, 2012) In this case, the court granted the Writ of Certiorari starting that “the hearing officer failed to follow the essential…
Rank this Week: 4637

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Feb 20

    Driver facing criminal charges after alleged attack on passenger

    Driver facing criminal charges after alleged attack on passenger
    Many different professions require employees to provide services to the public. Uber drivers encounter numerous individuals every day, and these interactions are typically uneventful. However, a single instance that involves a dissatisfied…
  • Feb 7

    2 men are facing drug charges after traffic stop in Georgia

    2 men are facing drug charges after traffic stop in Georgia
    Clearly, being convicted of a drug-related crime can have a negative impact on one's future. Jail time, fines and/or probation may be ordered. Many people seek legal counsel to help defend against any criminal…
  • Jan 26

    When does criminal defense begin?

    When does criminal defense begin?
    Suppose a person is relaxing at home in Georgia when there's a sudden, loud knock on the door. The homeowner glances through a nearby window to see several uniformed police officers standing on the threshold. The officers are showing their...
Rank this Week: 2079

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Feb 19

    Freiheitsberaubung durch Nachsitzen und Sozialadäquanz

    Freiheitsberaubung durch Nachsitzen und Sozialadäquanz
    Darf heute ein Lehrer Schüler noch „nachsitzen“ lassen? Wo hört zulässige Disziplinierung auf und wo fängt Freiheitsberaubung an? Das sind eigentlich Fragen, die in einer wissenschaftlichen Auseinandersetzung…
  • Feb 17

    Strafrechtliche Nebenfolgen – mehr als reine Nebensache

    Strafrechtliche Nebenfolgen – mehr als reine Nebensache
    Ein Blick auf die bunte Palette möglicher Nebenfolgen legt nahe, nicht nur im Strafgesetzbuch, sondern auch in anderen Rechtsgebieten nach ihnen zu suchen. Nebenfolgen sind schon begrifflich eine Folge neben der eigentlich…
  • Feb 14

    LenaLeaks: Wer hat strafrechtlich was zu befürchten?

    LenaLeaks: Wer hat strafrechtlich was zu befürchten?
    Man kommt um die Erpressung von Lena Meyer-Landrut mit Nacktfotos in den letzten Tagen einfach nicht herum – die Medien sind voll mit dem Thema. Es stellt sich die Frage, was schlimmer ist: die Veröffentlichung der Fotos in…
Rank this Week: 2560

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    El Nuevo procedimiento de extradición a partir de las modificaciones incorporadas por el Decreto Legislativo N° 1281.

    El Nuevo procedimiento de extradición a partir de las modificaciones incorporadas por el Decreto Legislativo N° 1281.
    Por: Alberto Huapaya OlivaresPrimera parteCambios sustanciales:1) El pedido de extradición dejó de ser un procedimiento de oficio para pasar a un procedimiento rogado.La norma anterior decía:Artículo 525.…
  • Feb 19

    Legislación sobre extradición actualizada: Código Procesal Penal

    Legislación sobre extradición actualizada: Código Procesal Penal
    (Nota: Los artículos con comillas incluyen modificación incorporada por el Decreto Legislativo N° 1281, publicado el 29 diciembre 2016)CÓDIGO PROCESAL PENAL LIBRO SÉPTIMOLA COOPERACIÓN JUDICIAL…
  • Feb 15

    Detención preventiva

    Detención preventiva
    A pesar de ciertos cambios de legislación, gran parte aun se mantiene... Habría que añadir que la experiencia enseña la necesidad de acreditar la causa probable.MARTES, 29 DE ABRIL DE 2008La Detención…
Rank this Week: 1091

The San Diego Criminal Lawyer Blog

The San Diego Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ozols Law Firm.

https://www.thesandiegocriminallawyer.com/blog.html
  • Feb 19

    San Diego Crime Rate Lowest in almost 50 year

    San Diego Crime Rate Lowest in almost 50 year
    City Officials in San Diego are saying that the crime rate right now is the lowest it has been in 47 years. Violent, as well as property crimes, have dropped and there were almost 1000 less crime victims in 2016 than the prior year. With…
  • Feb 14

    Marijuana Smuggling Across the US Border

    Marijuana Smuggling Across the US Border
    Border patrol agents in Texas stopped over 2 tons of marijuana from being smuggled in to the United States. This number equates to approximately 3,950 pounds of illegal drugs trying to be smuggled in through our borders. Not only was the…
  • Feb 7

    Criminal Tunnels From Mexico to San Diego

    Criminal Tunnels From Mexico to San Diego
    Underground Tunnels To San Diego Most San Diego residents realize just how close we are to the Mexico border going in to Tijuana. From central San Diego it’s just a quick 35-minute drive until you reach the Tijuana Otay Mesa Border.…
Rank this Week: 1774

White Collar Crime in Georgia

White Collar Crime in Georgia

Addresses issues common to fraud, public corruption and other white collar crime cases. By The Goolsby Law Firm, LLC.

http://whitecollarcrimeingeorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    AMERICAN JURY TRIALS

    AMERICAN JURY TRIALS
    Today, I simply wanted to write about the role of the jury in the American criminaljustice system.  After more than 38 years as a criminal lawyer, including 26 years as a former prosecutor, and since then, over 12 years as a criminal…
  • Mar 20

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year
    [Photo of Kevin Trudeau from Wikipedia]     Did you hear the news about the sentencing of former television informercial spokesman Kevin Trudeau?  According to published news reports, Trudeau has beensentenced to…
  • Dec 17

    Favorite White Collar Crime Movies and American Hustle

    Favorite White Collar Crime Movies and American Hustle
    [American Hustle Movie Poster From Wikipedia]As a former federal prosecutor and, currently, as an Augusta, Georgia criminal defense lawyer, I love books and movies about courtrooms and crime.What is your favorite movie about white collar…
Rank this Week: 4175

Conroe Criminal Lawyer Blog

Conroe Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Ron Voyles & Associates.

http://www.conroecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 19

    Your Car Accident Injury May Not Be As Minor As You Think

    Your Car Accident Injury May Not Be As Minor As You Think
    I had the good fortune of a good meal with friends over the holiday weekend. One young individual struggled with an episode of low back pain.  I was drawn into the conversation because I was aware that this young man had been involved in…
  • Feb 19

    Your Car Accident Injury May Not Be As Minor As You Think

    Your Car Accident Injury May Not Be As Minor As You Think
    I had the good fortune of a good meal with friends over the holiday weekend. One young individual struggled with an episode of low back pain.  I was drawn into the conversation because I was aware that this young man had been involved in…
  • Feb 7

    Your History Counts – Leveling with Your Criminal Defense Lawyer

    Your History Counts – Leveling with Your Criminal Defense Lawyer
    “That was in the past; I’ve paid my debt to society.” Criminal defense attorneys hear that quite a bit.  The truth of the matter is that your past counts.  A lot.  When a potential employer looks over your job…
Rank this Week: 1828

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

Swiss blawg covering a broad range of Swiss and international laws.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2612

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer Blog

Provides information about criminal defense topics and proposed legislation in Florida.

http://yourfloridacriminalattorney.com/criminal-lawyer-blog/
  • Feb 18

    You Have the Right to Remain Silent

    You Have the Right to Remain Silent
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT | USE IT Most people view the fifth amendment as a shelter or haven for individuals who have committed a crime. Invoking your right to remain silent is…
  • Feb 2

    Marijuana DUI | Florida Law

    Marijuana DUI | Florida Law
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Marijuana DUI | Amendment 2 In November 2016, the citizens of Florida passed Amendment 2.  Amendment 2 legalizes possession and use of marijuana for individuals who have been…
  • Oct 20

    Aggressive Criminal Lawyer or Intelligent Criminal Lawyer

    Aggressive Criminal Lawyer or Intelligent Criminal Lawyer
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Searching for an Aggressive Criminal Lawyer A Google search for “aggressive criminal lawyer” returns 9,780,000 results.  A Google search for “intelligent criminal…
Rank this Week: 1538

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 5000

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

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

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Feb 17

    Driving Under the Influence Checkpoint

    Driving Under the Influence Checkpoint
    DUI checkpoint on Friday, February 17 to Saturday, February 18.  Officers will be stationed near the 7200 block of Adamo Drive  from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.   Fighting for you or a friend. Law Office of W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary…
  • Feb 8

    Medical Marijuana Rules Hearing in Tampa - Live Coverage

    Medical Marijuana Rules Hearing in Tampa - Live Coverage
    Florida Cannabis Dispensary RulesI spent most of the morning at the University of South Florida where are the Florida Department of Health is having hearings on exactly what the rules will say after passage of Florida's amendment 2.Standing…
  • Feb 7

    Florida Virtual Beach

    Florida Virtual Beach
    This is a Photosphere taken with a special Nexus camera. In two minutes the camera captures several images and then assembles them into a single image where the viewer can be immersed. On a tablet, the image will move to view in all…
Rank this Week: 4091

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Feb 17

    CAN I BE DEPORTED FOR DUI?

    CAN I BE DEPORTED FOR DUI?
    The answer is probably no for simple DUI, but possibly yes for aggravated DUI. In short, the answer may depend on whether your DUI could be considered a crime of moral turpitude. In Marmolejo-Campos v. Holder, the court stated that ……
  • Feb 1

    EXTRADITION TO ILLINOIS: VIOLATION OF PROBATION FOR DUI

    EXTRADITION TO ILLINOIS: VIOLATION OF PROBATION FOR DUI
    Violating the terms of your DUI supervision or probation could result in your extradition to the state where your case was originally heard. Extradition means you could be arrested in your current state and brought back to face charges in…
  • Jan 20

    NEW ILLINOIS RULES FOR GUILTY PLEAS

    NEW ILLINOIS RULES FOR GUILTY PLEAS
    As of January 1, 2017, changes to Illinois law require the court to give new warnings about the consequences of a guilty plea. Before you plead guilty, a judge must first warn or “admonish” you about what your plea really ……
Rank this Week: 1734

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/
  • Feb 17

    When Does Corporate Criminal Liability for Insider Trading Make Sense?

    When Does Corporate Criminal Liability for Insider Trading Make Sense?
    John P. Anderson (Mississippi College School of Law) has a new Article titled, When Does Corporate Criminal Liability for Insider Trading Make Sense? published in 46 Stetson L. Rev. 147 (2016). The abstract reads - Corporations are subject to…
  • Feb 16

    ABA CJS Hong Kong Conference - Global Investigations and Compliance

    ABA CJS Hong Kong Conference - Global Investigations and Compliance
    As many readers know, I am heavily involved in planning international white collar crime conferences with the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section. These have become wonderful learning and networking opportunities for those with…
  • Feb 15

    Sally Yates - Career Prosecutor

    Sally Yates - Career Prosecutor
    There is something to be said about having career prosecutors, FBI, and other employees of the government immune from the political struggles surrounding them. They are tasked to focus on their jobs irrespective of the party in power. And…
Rank this Week: 2106

New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James S. Friedman, LLC.

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1636

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Theft by Nanny Charge Avoided

    Theft by Nanny Charge Avoided
    WX, a 32 year old professional nanny, was hired by a well to do family in Essex County to work as a nanny for their four children. WX worked for the family for 18 months and a strong relationship developed between WX and the entire family. WX…
  • Feb 2

    Domestic Assault & Battery – DISMISSED

    Domestic Assault & Battery – DISMISSED
    In the late summer of 2016 NU, a 31 year old technician from Lowell and his then girlfriend KD were going through a breakup in their relationship. The biggest issue in the breakup was a “custody dispute” over who was going to get…
  • Feb 2

    Violation of an Abuse Prevention Order – NOT Guilty

    Violation of an Abuse Prevention Order – NOT Guilty
    On October 16, 2016, NU, a 31 year old technician from Lowell was arrested and charged with Assault & Battery on his ex girlfriend. He was held overnight and on October 17, 2016 he was brought to Lowell District Court to be arraigned. He…
Rank this Week: 5078

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 4155

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2668

Conroe Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Conroe Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Pullan & Young.

http://www.conroecriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Feb 16

    The Pitfalls of Probation

    The Pitfalls of Probation
    It’s a common scene: a defense attorney sitting with a pile of paperwork balanced on his lap, his client next to him. The attorney takes each page in turn and reviews it with the client: the judgment, the stipulation of evidence, the…
  • Jan 18

    Section 12.44(a) and (b) for Dummie

    Section 12.44(a) and (b) for Dummie
    For accused persons facing prosecution for certain low-level felony offenses, Texas Penal Code Section 12.44 is like the Holy Grail of plea deals. Clients continuously ask “what is a 12.44(a)” . . . “can I get a…
  • Sep 30

    Can a judge stack my sentence?

    Can a judge stack my sentence?
    Our firm regularly helps clients facing multiple charges. Sometimes these cases stem from a single incident, like a person who allegedly drives while intoxicated and evades the police all in the same night. Sometimes a person may…
Rank this Week: 1992

Austin Criminal Defense Blog

Austin Criminal Defense Blog

Reviews and discusses current Texas criminal defense issues. By Tillman Braniff, PLLC.

http://www.tillmanbraniff.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    How Reliable Are Breathalyzer Tests?

    How Reliable Are Breathalyzer Tests?
    From the “Drunkometer” used in the 1930s to today’s Breathalyzer, blood alcohol concentration (BAC) tests have made it very easy for police to charge Texas citizens […] The post How Reliable Are Breathalyzer Tests?…
  • Jan 26

    Understanding Internet Crime

    Understanding Internet Crime
    At some point, you may find yourself one of the many people accused of an Internet crime without even realizing that you have broken any laws. […] The post Understanding Internet Crimes appeared first on Tillman-Braniff.
  • Jan 16

    Start the New Year by Clearing Your Criminal Record

    Start the New Year by Clearing Your Criminal Record
    It’s a new year, and if you have a criminal record, you should find out if you can get a fresh start with a criminal record […] The post Start the New Year by Clearing Your Criminal Record appeared first on Tillman-Braniff.
Rank this Week: 4844

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Zachary B. Cooper, Attorney at Law, P.C.

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1630

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 16

    West Virginia Supreme Court Holds Juveniles Not Required To Register As Sex Offender

    West Virginia Supreme Court Holds Juveniles Not Required To Register As Sex Offender
    In most states, including West Virginia, when an individual commits a serious sexual offense, he or she may be required to register as a sex offender after a criminal sentence is completed. Due to the high rates of recidivism among sexual…
  • Feb 10

    Fourth Circuit Holds Carjacking Is a Crime of Violence

    Fourth Circuit Holds Carjacking Is a Crime of Violence
    Under the federal sentencing guidelines, certain crimes are subject to mandatory periods of imprisonment. Under Section 924(c), whenever a defendant commits a crime of violence that involves the use of a firearm, the defendant must, at the…
  • Jan 19

    Fourth Circuit Considers What Constitutes “Appropriate Guidelines Range” in Plea Deal

    Fourth Circuit Considers What Constitutes “Appropriate Guidelines Range” in Plea Deal
    For many criminal defendants, the risks of a potential criminal trial far outweigh the possibility of a guilty verdict. This makes the option of taking a guilty plea an appealing way to minimize the risk of a lengthy jury sentence and create…
Rank this Week: 2771

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 15

    Morning Radio: Big Time

    Morning Radio: Big Time
    Wednesday.On point.The Journal editorial is the future of criminal justice in America.The future.https://www.abqjournal.com/950153/funding-means-da-has-to-pick-his-prosecution-battles.htmlDA's throughout the United States are going to have to…
  • Feb 14

    Morning Radio: You and I

    Morning Radio: You and I
    Tuesday.On point.Buffalo, New York.Stone City.Late 70's.Rickenbacker bass.Loud party's.Loud music.
  • Feb 13

    Morning Radio: Tidal Wave

    Morning Radio: Tidal Wave
    Monday.On point."Plastics" are where the future was headed in "The Graduate.""Energy" is where it is headed now.That word "energy" encompasses so much.Expect the unexpected.Expect a current.A wave.A tide.Here Dear.
Rank this Week: 2502

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 14

    Larceny by False Promises in Massachusett

    Larceny by False Promises in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate decision, the defendant was convicted of violating MGL c. 266 section 30(1). This section criminalizes larceny by false pretenses involving over $250. To secure a conviction, the Commonwealth is…
  • Feb 3

    Application of the Crime Bill to Massachusetts Cocaine Trafficking Law

    Application of the Crime Bill to Massachusetts Cocaine Trafficking Law
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate case, the court considered whether certain aspects of the Crime Bill applied to drug crimes. The defendant had been charged before the effective date of the law but convicted after it. The case arose when…
  • Jan 18

    Trafficking in Oxycodone in Massachusett

    Trafficking in Oxycodone in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Marcelin, the defendant was convicted of trafficking in oxycodone, a Class B substance. After being convicted, he pled guilty to conspiring to violate drug laws. The case arose in 2011, when a USPS inspector saw a package…
Rank this Week: 2790

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 14

    Washington Lawmaker Proposes Lower DUI Threshold, Could Florida Follow?

    Washington Lawmaker Proposes Lower DUI Threshold, Could Florida Follow?
    A Washington House committee heard testimony Tuesday on a bill that would lower the state’s blood alcohol level threshold for drunken driving from .08 to .05. The state of Washington arrested 28,000 people for drunk driving last year.…
  • Dec 8

    Brandon Woman Accused Of 2nd DUI In 5 Month

    Brandon Woman Accused Of 2nd DUI In 5 Month
    A Brandon woman has been arrested Tuesday on DUI charges for the second time in five months. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office claims the 36-year-old hit another vehicle while traveling on Lakewood Drive. Deputies believe the…
  • Dec 8

    Brandon Woman Accused Of 2nd DUI In 5 Month

    Brandon Woman Accused Of 2nd DUI In 5 Month
    A Brandon woman has been arrested Tuesday on DUI charges for the second time in five months. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office claims the 36-year-old hit another vehicle while traveling on Lakewood Drive. Deputies believe the…
Rank this Week: 4303

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 826

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 13

    The Right to Counsel of Choice

    The Right to Counsel of Choice
       In United States v. Powell, the Sixth Circuit held the district court abused its discretion by allowing one but not both of defendant Earnest Proge's attorneys to withdraw as counsel. Mr. Proge raised his dissatisfaction with…
  • Feb 5

    Court Affirms Admission of "Prior Bad Acts" Against Sexual Assault Defendant.

    Court Affirms Admission of "Prior Bad Acts" Against Sexual Assault Defendant.
    In my blogs, I frequently try to write a humorous quip about the defendant, defense counsel, or the courts.  I can find nothing, however, humorous in the facts found in United States v. LaVictor. In this case, the defendant, LaVictor,…
  • Feb 2

    Untimely Pre-Trial Motions: Clarification for "Unwary Counsel"

    Untimely Pre-Trial Motions: Clarification for "Unwary Counsel"
    The Court has had a relatively quiet week with few published opinions.  One opinion, however, is worth a brief discussion.  In United States v. Trujillo-Molina, the defendant, who had been indicted for possessing a firearm while…
Rank this Week: 497

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

Covers criminal defense, immigration consequences, and constitutional law. By Rick Horowitz.

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Feb 13

    Meet the New Bo

    Meet the New Bo
    This morning, I find myself pondering words of woeful wisdom from the writer of Ecclesiastes. A generation goes, and a generation comes, but the earth remains forever. The sun rises, and the sun goes down, and hastens to the place where it…
  • Feb 11

    Who Needs Lawyers?

    Who Needs Lawyers?
    For some days now, so-called discussions have been occurring throughout the intertubes concerning “free speech.” Built upon years of confusion produced largely by the popular press, these discussions are almost all completely…
  • Feb 4

    The So-Called Rule of Law

    The So-Called Rule of Law
    In the aftermath of what appears to be a not-well-thought-out xenophobic executive order banning—or pausing, or just plain being confused, which goes back to the idea that it was not-well-thought-out—anyway, in the aftermath, a…
Rank this Week: 1046

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Roelke Law, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorneyblog.net/
  • Feb 13

    Beware of Controlled Calls in Sexual Battery and Date Rape Case

    Beware of Controlled Calls in Sexual Battery and Date Rape Case
    You meet a woman on an internet dating site or through a dating app such as Tinder.  You subsequently end up having what you understood to be consensual sex.  Later, however, the woman calls you complaining you forced her into…
  • Sep 28

    Florida Felony Registration Requirement

    Florida Felony Registration Requirement
    I’ve had numerous inquiries about registration requirements for those convicted of felonies within the State of Florida.  Many folks, and apparently even some lawyers, believe the registration requirements only apply to those…
  • Nov 26

    Florida Teacher Arrested for Showing Porn to Students in Cla

    Florida Teacher Arrested for Showing Porn to Students in Cla
    A Polk County teacher was arrested this month for showing pornography to students in his classroom. My review of the facts indicates that as is typical in many criminal matters, there are potential defenses available to the teacher that…
Rank this Week: 2006

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI issues, including field sobriety testing, post-conviction relief, ignition interlocks. By Levow DWI Law.

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 13

    Can a New Jersey DWI Defendant Claim “Insanity” in Court?

    Can a New Jersey DWI Defendant Claim “Insanity” in Court?
    Defendants charged with criminal offenses in New Jersey can raise a variety of defenses. These are specific claims or arguments asserting that, even if the allegations against the defendant are correct, the defendant is not criminally liable.…
  • Feb 13

    DWI Arrests Across State Lines from New Jersey Can Have Very Different Consequence

    DWI Arrests Across State Lines from New Jersey Can Have Very Different Consequence
    Most features of law enforcement in the U.S. operate at the state and local levels. These include traffic laws, like those related to driving while intoxicated (DWI). The legal system in New Jersey, like all states, categorizes alleged…
  • Dec 21

    New Jersey Law Enforcement Agencies Plan DWI Checkpoints for the Holiday

    New Jersey Law Enforcement Agencies Plan DWI Checkpoints for the Holiday
    The holidays are a time of happiness and celebration for many people, but law enforcement officials are aware of the risks to public safety potentially posed by too much celebration. Police departments throughout New Jersey have announced…
Rank this Week: 3099

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Find Arizona criminal laws and information for criminal defense defendants by Tempe AZ lawyer criminal defense attorney and Arizona drunk driving legal representation.

http://blog.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Feb 12

    How to Challenge Your Medical Marijuana DUI Charge

    How to Challenge Your Medical Marijuana DUI Charge
    The Arizona Court of Appeals recently outlined ways in which a qualified medical marijuana user can establish an affirmative defense for their DUI charges. Here are 3 ways a person facing Medical Marijuana DUI offense can establish an…
  • Jan 3

    4 Deadly Arizona Criminal Charges in Domestic Dispute

    4 Deadly Arizona Criminal Charges in Domestic Dispute
    In this article, we will discuss four types of criminal charges often associated with domestic disputes that put a person at risk for harm or fatality, risk factors, and criminal defense topics. Any one or more of these criminal charges, in…
  • Nov 27

    How to Avoid, Challenge and Actually Overcome Your DUI Mistake

    How to Avoid, Challenge and Actually Overcome Your DUI Mistake
    You will get a comprehensive overview of Arizona DUI laws, and criminal defenses that can be used challenge them. The first 24 hours after your arrest is crucial. You will learn what you can do increase your chances of getting a favorable…
Rank this Week: 3239

Michigan Criminal Attorneys Blog

Michigan Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal law. By Hilf & Hilf, PLC.

https://www.michigancriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    Michigan DNR Violation

    Michigan DNR Violation
    In Michigan it is the responsibility of every hunter, and every person who fishes, to know the laws as it relates to their hunting and fishing privileges.  These laws and penalties are always subject to revision, and it is recommended…
  • Feb 10

    Troy Retail Fraud Arrest

    Troy Retail Fraud Arrest
    Due to the popularity of Somerset Mall, Oakland Mall, Nordstrom Rack, and other shopping destinations, there is a large volume of retail fraud investigations in the city of Troy.  Most retail fraud cases begin with an individual’s…
  • Nov 28

    When Should I Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney?

    When Should I Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney?
    Being charged with a crime exposes a defendant to severe consequences such as possible jail term and having an indelible criminal record. A criminal defense attorney understands the criminal justice process and can handle a variety…
Rank this Week: 1843

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Attorney Christopher Spring Convinces Judge to Suppress Evidence in Drug Dealing Case

    Attorney Christopher Spring Convinces Judge to Suppress Evidence in Drug Dealing Case
    Attorney Chris Spring successfully argued that the drugs seized from his client’s Billerica home by police officers who were executing a search warrant should be suppressed because the warrant application did not establish probable…
  • Feb 9

    Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Upholds Webster Murder Conviction

    Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Upholds Webster Murder Conviction
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court today affirmed a defendant’s conviction for murdering his ex-girlfriend at her job in Webster in 2008.  The name of the case is Commonwealth v. Goddard.  The defendant and the victim…
  • Feb 8

    Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Affirms Revere Man’s Child Pornography Conviction

    Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Affirms Revere Man’s Child Pornography Conviction
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court today upheld the child pornography convictions against a defendant, ruling the state police investigation was constitutional and the elements of the indictments had been proven by the prosecutor. …
Rank this Week: 1423

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.bostonsexualabuselawyer.com/
  • Feb 11

    No Bail for Paquin

    No Bail for Paquin
    The Eagle Tribune reports that defrocked and formerly jailed ex-priest Ronald Paquin, who was assigned to parishes in Haverhill and Methuen, will be held without bail on a fugitive from justice charge until late next week. Paquin, 74, was…
  • Feb 11

    Former Mass. Priest Faces New Abuse Charges in Maine

    Former Mass. Priest Faces New Abuse Charges in Maine
    The Salem News reports that a former Catholic priest who was at the center of the Boston Archdiocese sex scandal in 2002 is facing new charges of sexual abuse in Maine that date back to the 1980s. On Monday, a grand jury in Maine indicted…
  • Jan 27

    Dupre, Indicted Bishop, Die

    Dupre, Indicted Bishop, Die
    Former Bishop Thomas Dupre, the first Roman Catholic bishop in the United States to be indicted on a sexual-abuse claim during the flood of abuse accusations against church officials, has died. He was 83, the Diocese of Springfield…
Rank this Week: 4586

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
  • Feb 10

    Common Infections in Nursing Home

    Common Infections in Nursing Home
    Seniors are at an increased risk for a wide variety of infections because of lowered immune systems and other factors. When they live in a nursing home or other long-term care facility, this risk increases even further. Infections in nursing…
  • Feb 7

    Philadelphia Plans to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities by 2030

    Philadelphia Plans to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities by 2030
    Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney promised a plan to eliminate traffic fatalities as a part of his 2015 campaign platform. This promise came to fruition in November, when an executive order created the city’s Vision Zero Task Force.This…
  • Feb 6

    How Over-the-Air Updates Could Alter NHTSA Auto Recall Proce

    How Over-the-Air Updates Could Alter NHTSA Auto Recall Proce
    Recent changes in how much modern automobiles rely on computers and software may push the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to change its auto recall process. Currently, car manufacturers notify owners by mail and the…
Rank this Week: 1232

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Palumbo & Associates, P.C.

http://www.trafficticketlawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Westchester County Justice Courts collect over 28 million in fees and fine

    Westchester County Justice Courts collect over 28 million in fees and fine
    When you pay a speeding ticket or other moving violation, the local justice court and town or village that hears your case profits greatly from the fines you pay. The latest statistics paint a grim picture of the cash grab out of the…
  • Feb 10

    Westchester County Justice Courts collect over 28 million in fees and fine

    Westchester County Justice Courts collect over 28 million in fees and fine
    When you pay a speeding ticket or other moving violation, the local justice court and town or village that hears your case profits greatly from the fines you pay. The latest statistics paint a grim picture of the cash grab out of the…
  • Feb 3

    How to avoid an arrest during a New York motor vehicle stop

    How to avoid an arrest during a New York motor vehicle stop
    Each and Everyday in New York, people are arrested when the initial contact with the police is from a simple motor vehicle stop. When you find yourself pulled over by the police, this tips will avoid having the situation escalate…
Rank this Week: 1962

Law Blog of William L. Pfeifer,…

Law Blog of William L. Pfeifer, Jr.

Covers Alabama family and criminal law topics.

http://williampfeifer.com
  • Feb 10

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense
    Alabama asset forfeiture law provides an extensive list of items that law enforcement officers can seize in connection with drug crimes. Under Alabama Code Section 20-2-93(a)(5) (1975), this list includes your car if it is used to sell or…
  • Feb 10

    Alabama Forfeiture Statute – Ala. Code Section 20-2-92 Drug Crime Forfeiture

    Alabama Forfeiture Statute – Ala. Code Section 20-2-92 Drug Crime Forfeiture
    A common problem faced by people arrested on drug charges in Alabama is that law enforcement is also seeking to seize their property under Alabama’s forfeiture statute. Because this issue arises so frequently in court, we have copied…
  • Jan 25

    Motion for Mistrial for undisclosed evidence in Alabama felony cases must be timely made

    Motion for Mistrial for undisclosed evidence in Alabama felony cases must be timely made
    There are a variety of situations in Alabama criminal trials that may cause a judge to declare a mistrial, or at least cause one of the attorneys to request one. One of the times where a motion for a mistrial may be appropriate is where…
Rank this Week: 4914

Alabama Law Blog of William…

Alabama Law Blog of William Pfeifer

Covers Alabama law.

http://williampfeifer.com/blog
  • Feb 10

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense
    Alabama asset forfeiture law provides an extensive list of items that law enforcement officers can seize in connection with drug crimes. Under Alabama Code Section 20-2-93(a)(5) (1975), this list includes your car if it is used to sell or…
  • Feb 10

    Alabama Forfeiture Statute – Ala. Code Section 20-2-92 Drug Crime Forfeiture

    Alabama Forfeiture Statute – Ala. Code Section 20-2-92 Drug Crime Forfeiture
    A common problem faced by people arrested on drug charges in Alabama is that law enforcement is also seeking to seize their property under Alabama’s forfeiture statute. Because this issue arises so frequently in court, we have copied…
  • Jan 25

    Motion for Mistrial for undisclosed evidence in Alabama felony cases must be timely made

    Motion for Mistrial for undisclosed evidence in Alabama felony cases must be timely made
    There are a variety of situations in Alabama criminal trials that may cause a judge to declare a mistrial, or at least cause one of the attorneys to request one. One of the times where a motion for a mistrial may be appropriate is where…
Rank this Week: 3222