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Houston Lawyer Blog

Houston Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law and criminal defense issues. By the Charles Johnson Law Firm.

http://www.houstonlawyer.com/blog/
  • Mar 3

    Have You Been Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence?

    Have You Been Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence?
    Have you been falsely accused or wrongly prosecuted for domestic violence?  False allegations and wrongful prosecutions harm the innocent, squander resources, and shortchange true victims. If you or someone you care about has…
  • Dec 15

    Expert Help with Houston Traffic Ticket

    Expert Help with Houston Traffic Ticket
    Traffic Citation in Houston? If you have been ticketed in the Houston area, or if you have a Texas Warrant or License Suspension, call today. We are ready to give you a free, confidential consultation to discuss your rights and options.…
  • Dec 15

    Expert Help with Houston Traffic Ticket

    Expert Help with Houston Traffic Ticket
    Traffic Citation in Houston? If you have been ticketed in the Houston area, or if you have a Texas Warrant or License Suspension, call today. We are ready to give you a free, confidential consultation to discuss your rights and options.…
Rank this Week: 1153

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/
Rank this Week: 919

Charter Cases

Charter Cases

Covers court decisions involving Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

http://www.chartercases.com/
  • Nov 27

    R. v. Appulonappa, 2015 SCC 59

    R. v. Appulonappa, 2015 SCC 59
    The accused were a group of Sri Lankan migrants apprehended from a ship off the west coast of British Columbia. They stood charged under s. 117 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, which made it an offence to “organize,…
  • Apr 13

    R. v. Nur, 2015 SCC 15

    R. v. Nur, 2015 SCC 15
    The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Nur considers the constitutionality of a three-year mandatory minimum sentence for unlicensed possession of a loaded firearm. Continue reading →
  • Feb 5

    Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 5

    Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 5
    In Carter, the Supreme Court reconsidered the constitutionality of the prohibition on assisted suicide, which had previously been upheld in Rodriguez. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 908

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Maryland DUI defense issues, including breathalyzer tests, DUI checkpoints and blood-alcohol content. By Price Benowitz, LLP.

http://www.marylandduilawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    University of Virginia Quarterback Facing DWI Charge

    University of Virginia Quarterback Facing DWI Charge
    Former Gonzaga high school standout and current freshman quarterback at the University of Virginia Nick Johns is facing driving while intoxicated charges after being pulled over in Charlottesville with a blood-alcohol level nearly twice the…
  • Aug 4

    Former Ravens’ Running Back DUI Update

    Former Ravens’ Running Back DUI Update
    The jury trial of Bernard Pierce, former Ravens’ running back and current Jacksonville Jaguar player, is set on October 27th for his DUI case that took place in Maryland. After requesting a jury trial, Pierce’s case was…
  • Aug 3

    Sleeping Driver Charged with DUI in Maryland

    Sleeping Driver Charged with DUI in Maryland
    Over the weekend, a Maryland driver was arrested by Cambridge police officers after they allegedly found him drunk and asleep behind the wheel. At 10:00 pm on Friday, officers responded to a report stating that there was a vehicle…
Rank this Week: 879

Arizona Criminal Law & Sex Crimes…

Arizona Criminal Law & Sex Crimes Post

Covers crimes and criminal defense. By Vladimir Gagic.

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

    Arizona license suspension for two DUIs in 7 year

    Arizona license suspension for two DUIs in 7 year
    If a driver is convicted of two misdemeanor DUI convictions within 7 years, the Arizona Motor Vehicle Department can suspend the driver’s license longer for the second conviction than the first. How much longer? For a first time DUI…
  • Jun 29

    Installing interlock device and reinstating license following Arizona DUI arrest or conviction.

    Installing interlock device and reinstating license following Arizona DUI arrest or conviction.
    An issue that causes a lot of problems for drivers that comes up frequently is the difference between privilege to drive and possession of a driver’s license. As far as Arizona MVD is concerned, they are not the same thing. This is an…
  • Jun 5

    Interlock order for non-extreme DUI ARS 28-1381(a)(1) and (a)(2)

    Interlock order for non-extreme DUI ARS 28-1381(a)(1) and (a)(2)
    If someone is convicted for a first time, non-extreme DUI in Arizona under ARS 28-1381(a)(1) or (a)(2), then the interlock requirement is for 12 months, which is the same as for an extreme DUI charge under ARS 28-1382(a)(1). However, for a…
Rank this Week: 939

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/
  • Jun 23

    Over 240 Arrested in Major Health Care Fraud Sweep

    Over 240 Arrested in Major Health Care Fraud Sweep
    Several federal agencies, working together, announced a major nationwide health care fraud sweep which resulted in the arrests of almost 250 people. Among those arrested were physicians, nurses, and pharmacists, who were all accused of…
  • Jun 18

    New Illinois Law Would Grant Amnesty to Underage Drinkers Seeking Medical Help

    New Illinois Law Would Grant Amnesty to Underage Drinkers Seeking Medical Help
    In Illinois, it is against the law for anyone under the age of 21-years-old to consume, be in possession of, or deliver alcohol. Depending on the nature of the violation – as well as the charging agency – anyone found ……
  • Jun 10

    Speeding in Illinois Road Construction Zone

    Speeding in Illinois Road Construction Zone
    Along with the warm weather comes road construction. Whether it is a road requiring repair from the ravages of winter weather, or the expansion of an existing roadway, Illinois drivers can count on seeing the orange cones all over the…
Rank this Week: 1150

New York DWI Lawyer Blog

New York DWI Lawyer Blog

Covers news and updates on Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) and DWI Topics Of Interest. By The Law Office of Mark A. Siesel, Esq.

http://www.newyorkdwilawyerblog.com/
  • May 13

    Westchester County Bus Driver Faces Felony DWI Charge

    Westchester County Bus Driver Faces Felony DWI Charge
    A 56 year old school bus driver in the Lakeland School District in Northern Westchester County has been charged with felony DWI after an accident on May 11, 2015 in which the bus she was operating reportedly struck a telephone pole. Mary…
  • May 13

    Westchester County Bus Driver Faces Felony DWI Charge

    Westchester County Bus Driver Faces Felony DWI Charge
    A 56 year old school bus driver in the Lakeland School District in Northern Westchester County has been charged with felony DWI after an accident on May 11, 2015 in which the bus she was operating reportedly struck a telephone pole. Mary…
  • May 13

    Westchester County Bus Driver Faces Felony DWI Charge

    Westchester County Bus Driver Faces Felony DWI Charge
    A 56 year old school bus driver in the Lakeland School District in Northern Westchester County has been charged with felony DWI after an accident on May 11, 2015 in which the bus she was operating reportedly struck a telephone pole. Mary…
Rank this Week: 987

New York Criminal Defense Attorney…

New York Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newyorkcriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 13

    Texting Tickets On The Rise in New York

    Texting Tickets On The Rise in New York
    Tickets for texting while driving have increased 35% between 2013 and 2014 in New York State. The increase has been most significant in Westchester County, where testing infractions rose a full 50% from 2013 to 2014. In Rockland County, the…
  • Apr 13

    Texting Tickets On The Rise in New York

    Texting Tickets On The Rise in New York
    Tickets for texting while driving have increased 35% between 2013 and 2014 in New York State. The increase has been most significant in Westchester County, where testing infractions rose a full 50% from 2013 to 2014. In Rockland County, the…
  • Apr 13

    Texting Tickets On The Rise in New York

    Texting Tickets On The Rise in New York
    Tickets for texting while driving have increased 35% between 2013 and 2014 in New York State. The increase has been most significant in Westchester County, where testing infractions rose a full 50% from 2013 to 2014. In Rockland County, the…
Rank this Week: 1007

King Law Offices Blog

King Law Offices Blog

Discusses traffic matters, family law, criminal law, wills and estate planning and personal injury law as it relates to North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://kinglawoffices.com/blog/
  • Jan 15

    Small Business Seminar for Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Member

    Small Business Seminar for Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Member
    As a business owner or a person wanting to start a business; you may face a lot of legal red tape questions that left unanswered can adversely affect your business. Brian King will be conducting a Business Talk seminar exploring the following…
  • Nov 4

    Our Shelby Office Has Moved!

    Our Shelby Office Has Moved!
    King Law Offices, known locally as King, Crotts, Duncan & Jaynes, has moved it’s Shelby office from 221 South Lafayette Street,  #4,  to 131 West Marion Street., directly across from the upcoming Farmer’s Market.…
  • Oct 14

    Brian King Teaching Small Biz Law Basic

    Brian King Teaching Small Biz Law Basic
    King, Crotts, Duncan & Jaynes would like to thank Bobbie Young and the team at REAL in Marion for providing an opportunity for Brian W. King to teach the fundamental business law practices for new businesses here in McDowell County and…
Rank this Week: 964

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Covers South Carolina personal injury and criminnal law news.

http://www.rjrlaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 18

    How much truck accident liability insurance should trucking companies be required to have?

    How much truck accident liability insurance should trucking companies be required to have?
    Commercial Truck Accident Liability Insurance | How Much is Needed for Injuries Caused  Whether you drive a car or a big rig, tractor trailer truck, you have to carry liability insurance. It’s the law. The only question is how…
  • Dec 18

    How much truck accident liability insurance should trucking companies be required to have?

    How much truck accident liability insurance should trucking companies be required to have?
    Commercial Truck Accident Liability Insurance | How Much is Needed for Injuries Caused  Whether you drive a car or a big rig, tractor trailer truck, you have to carry liability insurance. It’s the law. The only question is how…
  • Oct 12

    Truck Driver Training | Semi Truck Accident Lawyer

    Truck Driver Training | Semi Truck Accident Lawyer
    How Long Does It Take to Become a Licensed Semi Truck Driver?  The answer will both surprise you. In a recent truck driving school email trying to solicit new semi truck driver recruits, there are ten (10) basic questions answered about…
Rank this Week: 956

Asset Hunter: Tracking…

Asset Hunter: Tracking International Financial Fraud

Covers the legal ramifications of financial fraud related to multinational corporations, multinational financial institutions, foreign governments, foreign officials and high-profile individuals in sensitive regulatory, civil and international criminal matters. By Michael Diaz, Jr.

http://www.michaeldiazjr.com
  • Dec 2

    Diaz Reus Forms Drone Legal Practice

    Diaz Reus Forms Drone Legal Practice
    In response to the growing phenomenon of domestic drones and legal/regulatory issues surrounding their use, the Florida-based international law firm of Diaz Reus announces the launch of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) practice. Headed by…
  • Feb 5

    Diaz Reus & Targ LLP scored a stunning…

    Diaz Reus & Targ LLP scored a stunning victory in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York last week on behalf of the government of Venezuela, obtaining complete and final dismissal with prejudice of a suit brought by…
  • Sep 25

    Bolivia’s Anti-Corruption Colonel, Mario Fabrizio Ormachea, Arrested in Miami FBI Sting | Trial period set for October

    Bolivia’s Anti-Corruption Colonel, Mario Fabrizio Ormachea, Arrested in Miami FBI Sting | Trial period set for October
    Mario Fabrizio Ormachea, the colonel leading Bolivia’s Anti-Corruption Unit, is being held without bail in Miami, awaiting an October 21 trial period after being arrested in an August 31 Miami FBI sting operation where he attempted to…
Rank this Week: 907

Kans Law Firm

Kans Law Firm

Covers Minnesota criminal law.

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

    Reasons to Enter into a Plea Bargain in a Minnesota DWI

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

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

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

    Canadian Impaired Driving Measure Receives Serious Attention South Of The Border

    Canadian Impaired Driving Measure Receives Serious Attention South Of The Border
    A recent PBS report dealt with a surprisingly effective drunk driving law in British Columbia that has managed to cut the number of drunk driving traffic fatalities nearly in half in only two years. The report discussed how one little…
Rank this Week: 1061

New York Federal Criminal Practice

New York Federal Criminal Practice

Covers court decisions, news and developments affecting federal criminal practice in New York. By JaneAnne Murray.

http://www.nyfederalcriminalpractice.com/
  • May 12

    Bloomsday, June 16, 2014 at 60 Centre Street with the Hon. Gerard E. Lynch

    Bloomsday, June 16, 2014 at 60 Centre Street with the Hon. Gerard E. Lynch
    Please join me and the Irish American Bar Association on June 16, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the rotunda of the New York State Courthouse at 60 Centre Street for IABANY's Fifth Annual Bloomsday Celebration.  This event showcases James Joyce's…
  • Jul 13

    A Perfect Prosecution - People v. DSK

    A Perfect Prosecution - People v. DSK
    My latest article, an analysis of the prosecution of Dominique Strauss-Kahn as a lens though which we can critique our criminal process, can be downloaded (without registration) here: The abstract is as follows:People v. Strauss-Kahn is…
  • Jan 21

    Second Circuit Issues Notable Decisions Applying Rule of Lenity

    Second Circuit Issues Notable Decisions Applying Rule of Lenity
    The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers recently published its winter edition of Atticus, showcasing the two impressive honorees at the upcoming annual dinner of the NYSACDL Foundation, Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman and…
Rank this Week: 1043

Blog for the Law Offices of G.…

Blog for the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC

Covers criminal and personal injury law.

http://ricelawmd.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1086

DUI Blogger

DUI Blogger

This blog covers DUI law, science, and policy. Topics include celebrity DUI arrests, DUI consequences, and DUI legislation. Published by Southern California criminal defense lawyer, Neil Shouse.

http://www.duiblogger.com/
  • Jun 17

    Can Police in California take Forced DUI Blood Draws?

    Can Police in California take Forced DUI Blood Draws?
    You are driving home from drinks with friends when you are stopped by the police. After you fail field sobriety tests, the officer asks you to agree to a breath test to measure your blood alcohol concentration (BAC). You decline....
  • May 28

    Distracted Driving Accidents May Result in Vehicular Manslaughter Charges in California

    Distracted Driving Accidents May Result in Vehicular Manslaughter Charges in California
    In California, driving under the influence is a crime. Using a handheld cell phone, or texting while driving, on the other hand, is a mere traffic violation under Penal Code 23123, also known as California’s “distracted driving” law.…
  • May 20

    .05 BAC as the New Legal Standard?

    .05 BAC as the New Legal Standard?
    The National Transportation Safety Board has called on all 50 states to reduce the allowable blood-alcohol concentration by more than a third, to 0.05 percent from 0.08 percent. The recommendation was one of 19 made in a safety report…
Rank this Week: 925

The Wretched of the Earth

The Wretched of the Earth

Covers issues affecting the poor and indigent.

http://thewretchedoftheearth.blogspot.com
  • Mar 29

    Reciprocal Discovery Bill Becomes Less Reciprocal

    Reciprocal Discovery Bill Becomes Less Reciprocal
    I reported earlier about proposed legislation that would require both prosecutors and defense lawyers to provide discovery in advance of trial in criminal cases. Well, now the bill is going in a surprising direction and the changes have even…
  • Mar 19

    More Bad Bills at the Lege

    More Bad Bills at the Lege
    It continues to shock me when the legislature churns out truly stupid, short-sighted legislation. HB's 23 & 133 are great examples. See my website for more.
  • Mar 18

    Evisceratimg the Rules of Evidence

    Evisceratimg the Rules of Evidence
    Wow, this is a dumb bill being kicked around the Lege this year. Check it out.
Rank this Week: 1022

justcrim

justcrim

Covers capital punishment and criminal law news and resources. By Brian Williams.

http://justcrim.typepad.com/deathpenalty/
  • Dec 20

    Visit justcrim.wordpress.com for current post

    Visit justcrim.wordpress.com for current post
    C'est la vie justcrim @ Wordpress.com is free ...
  • Dec 18

    Hallelujah - The Voice (Tribute to victims with Leonard Cohens) - YouTube

    Hallelujah - The Voice (Tribute to victims with Leonard Cohens) - YouTube
    The coaches and artists pay tribute to the Connecticut shooting victims with Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah." Christina Aguilera , Adam Levine & more ... December 17 , 2012. Three days after the shootings in Newtown, Conn., The…
  • Dec 17

    Newtown and the Madness of Guns : The New Yorker

    Newtown and the Madness of Guns : The New Yorker
    Then there were—many more, in fact—and when the latest and worst one happened, in Aurora, I (and many others) said, this time in a tone of despair, that nothing had changed. And I (and many others) predicted that it would...
Rank this Week: 1124

Calgary Criminal Lawyers' Weekly

Calgary Criminal Lawyers' Weekly

Covers current developments of the criminal justice system in Calgary, Alberta. By Michael Bates.

http://calgarycriminallawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    What are the real costs of Civil Forfeiture?

    What are the real costs of Civil Forfeiture?
    It is easy to put up statistics and make yourself look good and the Alberta Attorney General / Solicitor General, Jonathan Denis, has just had help from the Calgary Herald / Edmonton Journal in a feel-good story about the province's Civil…
  • Aug 19

    Herald Editor Needs Hacker

    Herald Editor Needs Hacker
    Okay, maybe just some diligent fact-finding would do. I say this in response to the recent Herald editorial comment entitled "Impaired Judgment" which discusses the impaired driving sentencing decision of Alberta Provincial Court Judge Anne…
  • Jan 12

    Can I Trust You With My Life?

    Can I Trust You With My Life?
    Dear Sgt. Patrick Webb,As Alberta spokesman for the RCMP, I ask you this question. Can I trust the members of Canada's historic national police service with my life and the lives of my family?I expect that you will deliver an emphatic "Yes,…
Rank this Week: 1098

Athletes in Court

Athletes in Court

Covers criminal legal developments in sports. By Davis & Hoss, PC.

http://www.athletesincourt.com/
  • Jul 1

    College Football Playoffs May Mean Push for Athlete Pay

    College Football Playoffs May Mean Push for Athlete Pay
    The recently announced college football playoff system will mean big money for major college teams with some experts guessing that it could amount to as much as half a billion dollars per year in television rights alone.
  • Jun 26

    Appeals Court Throws Out Scholarship Suit Against the NCAA

    Appeals Court Throws Out Scholarship Suit Against the NCAA
    Last week a federal appeals court decided to decline reviving an antitrust suit brought by two former college football players against the NCAA.
  • Jun 21

    Sandusky Stays Silent and Declines to Testify During Sexual Abuse Trial

    Sandusky Stays Silent and Declines to Testify During Sexual Abuse Trial
    Jerry Sandusky’s defense team finished with their case today without Sandusky taking the witness stand, something some court watchers had expected to happen given the direction of the defense so far.
Rank this Week: 1056

Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Orange County crimes and criminal defense. By Lieber Williams & Labin.

http://www.orangecountycriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 7

    What to Do If You Have Been Pulled Over for an Orange County DUI

    What to Do If You Have Been Pulled Over for an Orange County DUI
    By Becky Kate - Legal Brand Marketing Now that the summer months are fast approaching, it is common for the Orange County police to up the ante of nabbing drunk drivers. Be prepared to see more checkpoints and roving patrols around Orange…
  • Dec 31

    Orange County DUI checkpoints New Year's Eve

    Orange County DUI checkpoints New Year's Eve
    Many people do not realize that DUI cases resulting from law enforcement contact at a DUI checkpoint are some of the most beatable. The reason for this is that there are very strict rules about how a DUI checkpoint must be conducted. These…
  • Oct 22

    Buzzed Driving is NOT Drunk Driving

    Buzzed Driving is NOT Drunk Driving
    The "Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving" campaign by the Ad Council has been around for a while now. I watched another attorney do a DUI trial in approximately 2006, and after the jury convicted her client, one of the jurors cited that ad…
Rank this Week: 1025

Bad Prosecutors

Bad Prosecutors

Focuses on bad prosecutors and bad prosecutorial acts. By the Bennett Law Firm.

http://bennettlawfirm.typepad.com/badprosecutors/
Rank this Week: 1135

Harmful Error

Harmful Error

Discusses the Nevada Supreme Court and criminal law in Nevada. By JoNell Thomas.

http://www.harmfulerror.com/
  • Oct 8

    District court judge debate videos available

    District court judge debate videos available
    Fact to Face with Jon Ralston has posted videos of district court judge candidate debates:
  • Oct 8

    Oral argument mp3's available

    Oral argument mp3's available
    The Nevada Supreme Court has made available oral argument recordings for arguments heard on October 6: Sheriff v. Bucham Landreth v. Malik In re: William M. and Marques B.
  • Oct 8

    Oral Argument Calendar: Wed. Oct. 15

    Oral Argument Calendar: Wed. Oct. 15
    The Nevada Supreme Court has posted its oral argument calendar for Wednesday October 15th, 2008: 10:00 AM -- D'NAL2 VS. HARBORS, LLC (48519)
Rank this Week: 921

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

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

    CAN PAST ACTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BE USED AS EVIDENCE IN ILLINOIS?

    CAN PAST ACTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BE USED AS EVIDENCE IN ILLINOIS?
    The state cannot generally use your past bad acts to prove that you have bad character and thus are more likely to commit a crime. Illinois law, however, specifically allows evidence of past domestic violence to be used under certain…
  • Feb 8

    A LITTLE ROAD RAGE CAN LEAD TO BIG TROUBLE IN ILLINOIS

    A LITTLE ROAD RAGE CAN LEAD TO BIG TROUBLE IN ILLINOIS
    We’ve all been cut off or frustrated by other drivers. But no matter how hostile the other driver may be, it’s best to stay in your car, keep cool and if necessary, call the police. A recent Illinois case illustrates the…
  • 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 means. …
Rank this Week: 1305

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Insider Trading in Chicago: Responsible Financial Industry Regulation

    Insider Trading in Chicago: Responsible Financial Industry Regulation
    The breach of trust in insider trading is not as obvious as other forms of breach of trust. The basic premise of the law is that there is an implicit trust by members of the public that financial institutions will follow the letter of the…
  • Feb 15

    Bank Fraud in Chicago: White Collar Theft

    Bank Fraud in Chicago: White Collar Theft
    The crime of bank fraud is sometimes thought of as being harmless given the fact that it involves big powerful corporations and rarely involves any violence. However, the courts take it seriously and are quite capable of imposing significant…
  • Feb 10

    Burglary Tool Possession in Chicago

    Burglary Tool Possession in Chicago
    Crimes or accusations of inference and supposition ought to be relatively easy to defend because of the lack of clarity surrounding them. However, the reality is that the legislation has been written in such a way as to favor the prosecutor…
Rank this Week: 1579

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal, family and Injury law. By Blair & Kim, PLLC.

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

    Untimely Petition for Postsecondary Education Support in Washington Divorce

    Untimely Petition for Postsecondary Education Support in Washington Divorce
    Under Washington law, courts may order postsecondary support for children in some circumstances, but as a recent case reminds us, it is not automatic. Parents must be sure they understand the child support order and follow any deadlines for…
  • Feb 17

    Washington Appeals Court Rules Drug Evidence from Impounded Motorcycle Inadmissible

    Washington Appeals Court Rules Drug Evidence from Impounded Motorcycle Inadmissible
    Criminal cases often hinge on whether evidence is admissible.  Evidence obtained through an unlawful search is generally inadmissible.  Vehicles can be especially vulnerable to questionable searches. A recent case considered…
  • Feb 6

    When a Child Fails to Meet Conditions for Washington Post-Secondary Education Support

    When a Child Fails to Meet Conditions for Washington Post-Secondary Education Support
    Washington family law provides for child support to include post-secondary education in some circumstances.  Before awarding this type of support, the court must first determine if the child is dependent on the parents for his or her…
Rank this Week: 1328

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: 1267

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: 1169

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC Blog

Covers Maryland criminal law.

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

    Using an Alibi to Defend Against Criminal Charge

    Using an Alibi to Defend Against Criminal Charge
    Simply put, an alibi defense is a defense against criminal allegations that states the defendant was in another place at the time of the crime, so they could not have possibly been involved in committing the crime. When you plan to claim an…
  • Feb 15

    Information About Your Miranda Right

    Information About Your Miranda Right
    Criminal suspects and defendants may believe they are simply at the mercy of the police and prosecutors. However, if you have been arrested or otherwise detained, you have many rights under the Constitution and violations of these rights can…
  • Feb 8

    The Collateral Consequences of a Criminal Conviction in Maryland

    The Collateral Consequences of a Criminal Conviction in Maryland
    When most people think about the consequences of a criminal conviction, they think about penalties like fines, probation, community service, and jail time. While these are certainly possible after a criminal conviction in Maryland, there are…
Rank this Week: 1290

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Feb 15

    Statutory Rape Laws of Texa

    Statutory Rape Laws of Texa
    Every state has laws regarding the age of consent for sexual activity. When an adult engages in sexual activity with a child who is under the age of consent, the state may prosecute. The penalties vary depending on the severity of the crime,…
  • Feb 8

    Ponzi Schemes and Texas Fraud Law

    Ponzi Schemes and Texas Fraud Law
    Over the past decade a number of financial frauds have been uncovered by both federal and Texas investigators. The monetary value of these fraudulent operations has been staggering, ranging from in excess of $70 billion in the case of Bernie…
  • Feb 1

    When Are Police Allowed to Search You or Your Property?

    When Are Police Allowed to Search You or Your Property?
    When Are Police Allowed to Search You or Your Property? The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution protects all citizens against unlawful search and seizure. That protection allows Americans to go about their lives without the fear of…
Rank this Week: 1191

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers DWIs, prostitution, and drug charges. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Feb 15

    Young Millennials Break More Laws Behind The Wheel

    Young Millennials Break More Laws Behind The Wheel
    Recent studies have suggested millennials are doing less binge drinking and drugs than past generations, but there’s one area where they are still committing a dangerous behaviors on a regular basis – behind the wheel. A new study…
  • Feb 14

    Minneapolis Considering Extending Bar Time By Two Hour

    Minneapolis Considering Extending Bar Time By Two Hour
    Minnesota bars may soon be serving into the wee hours of the morning if some legislators get their way. Minnesota legislators are expected to hear a proposal on Wednesday that would shift the state’s bar closing time from 2…
  • Feb 13

    Minnesota Considering Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

    Minnesota Considering Legalizing Recreational Marijuana
    A small group of Democratic lawmakers are pushing for the legalization of recreational marijuana, a move that had been gaining traction across the nation. They aren’t optimistic that the proposal will be passed, but they said they hope…
Rank this Week: 1338

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 14

    What Effect Does Marijuana Have On A Person’s Driving Ability

    What Effect Does Marijuana Have On A Person’s Driving Ability
    IS A PERSON’S DRIVING ABILITY AFFECTED BY MARIJUANA? As the laws and law enforcement scramble to keep up with the rapidly changing laws on marijuana use, researchers are asking the question: How does marijuana affect driving ability?…
  • Feb 10

    YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE DRIVING A CAR TO BE ARRESTED FOR DUI

    YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE DRIVING A CAR TO BE ARRESTED FOR DUI
    So, you are out with your buddies at the golf course on a beautiful Southern California day–putting along in your golf cart, knocking in a few balls and beers – ah, this is the life. Maybe you are having too much fun because you…
  • Feb 3

    ORANGE COUNTY MAN IS CHARGED WITH NINE DUIs SINCE 2011

    ORANGE COUNTY MAN IS CHARGED WITH NINE DUIs SINCE 2011
    In what must be a record—I have certainly never seen this in my almost 25-year career defending DUIs—an Orange County man was recently arrested for DUI, his ninth in six years! Several news outlets even reported that it was…
Rank this Week: 1386

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1291

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: 1452

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 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…
  • Feb 7

    Trump Signals Beginning of Efforts to Curtail Dodd-Frank

    Trump Signals Beginning of Efforts to Curtail Dodd-Frank
    On February 3, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order that signaled the beginning of the Trump Administration’s efforts to dismantle parts of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act…
Rank this Week: 1195

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: 1415

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: 1404

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: 1553

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1534

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse…

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Focuses on the intersection of family and criminal law. By Gregg R. Woodnick, PLLC.

http://woodnicklawchildcustody.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 7

    The Legal Dangers of SIDS Investigation

    The Legal Dangers of SIDS Investigation
    SIDS, commonly known as Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, has an air of mystery around it.  Even though many people have heard of the SIDS diagnosis, they have no idea what it actually is. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (“SIDS”) is…
  • Aug 25

    Coping with Failed Adoption

    Coping with Failed Adoption
    Building adopted families is a dream for many people.  Perhaps adoption is a choice in the wake of fertility challenges, perhaps adoption is the product of a relative who is unable to care for their own child through CPS, or perhaps…
  • Jun 30

    Tuscon TV personalities charged with child abuse

    Tuscon TV personalities charged with child abuse
    Generally, when a baby tests positive for illegal drugs, it is immediately after birth.  That is to say, the drug for which the baby is positive is passed through the mother in utero.  The story below shows there are exceptions to…
Rank this Week: 1589

Peters Criminal Defense Blog

Peters Criminal Defense Blog

Covers all types of criminal defense topics.

http://www.losangelescrimelawyer.com/blog/
  • Feb 6

    Facing Multiple DUI Convictions in Los Angele

    Facing Multiple DUI Convictions in Los Angele
    Legal Representation Essential if Facing Multiple DUI Convictions   If you or a loved one is charged with a DUI and you already have a DUI conviction on your record (or multiple DUI convictions), then it is critical that you The post…
  • Jan 16

    Consuming Caffeine Illegal in California?

    Consuming Caffeine Illegal in California?
    Nearly 55% of Americans drink coffee every single day. Furthermore, the average American consumes 3.1 cups of coffee per day, according to statisticsbrain.com. So, how is it that a California man is facing criminal charges for being…
  • Jan 3

    Understanding California Kidnapping Law

    Understanding California Kidnapping Law
    You decide to pick up your kids from your ex-spouse’s home or from school. As you are driving down a Los Angeles city street, a police officer pulls you over and arrests you after an APB was issued stating you The post Understanding…
Rank this Week: 1326

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

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

http://www.rosenthalwadas.com/blog/
  • Feb 2

    New Felony Diversion Program in Collin County

    New Felony Diversion Program in Collin County
    Beginning this month, first-time felony offenders in Collin County now may be offered the opportunity to enter a Felony Diversion Program which would result in the underlying charges to be dismissed and eventually expunged. This is new…
  • Jan 31

    Don’t Fumble Your Future Away Just Because it’s Super Bowl Sunday

    Don’t Fumble Your Future Away Just Because it’s Super Bowl Sunday
    Gathering friends and family around the TV on Super Bowl Sunday is a fan favorite in America. It is one of the most widely watched national events, with millions tuning in time to watch. With the increased drinking that occurs…Read…
  • Jan 18

    Medicare, Medicaid and Health Care Fraud in Texa

    Medicare, Medicaid and Health Care Fraud in Texa
    When you hear the word “fraud,” you might think about large-scale financial scams like a Ponzi scheme. But one of the most common types of fraud in Collin County and throughout Texas involves health care providers. Every year the…
Rank this Week: 1549

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    Recreational Use of Marijuana in Boston Legal Since December 15th

    Recreational Use of Marijuana in Boston Legal Since December 15th
    Recreational Use of Marijuana On the November ballot, Massachusetts voters had the opportunity to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in limited quantities. The voters have spoken, and starting December 15, 2016, it will be legal in…
  • Jan 18

    What is the Best Way to Resolve the Dookhan Drug Testing Lab Ordeal?

    What is the Best Way to Resolve the Dookhan Drug Testing Lab Ordeal?
    Dookhan Drug Testing Lab Scandal In November the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court struggled with the question of how about best to handle the aftermath of the Dookhan drug testing lab scandal, according to the Boston Globe. Annie Dookhan…
  • Jan 18

    What is the Best Way to Resolve the Dookhan Drug Testing Lab Ordeal?

    What is the Best Way to Resolve the Dookhan Drug Testing Lab Ordeal?
    Dookhan Drug Testing Lab Scandal In November the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court struggled with the question of how about best to handle the aftermath of the Dookhan drug testing lab scandal, according to the Boston Globe. Annie Dookhan…
Rank this Week: 1266

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

http://www.shermancriminallawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1179

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense and DUI defense law. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey Vallens APC.

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jan 30

    Once Reduced, A fc

    Once Reduced, A fc
    Once a Felony is Reduced to a Misdemeanor, it is a Misdemeanor for “All Purposes” If you have been convicted of a felony in California, there is a good chance that the felony conviction can be reduced to a misdemeanor under…
  • Jan 15

    Prostitution: Beware of a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude

    Prostitution: Beware of a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude
    Take Caution: Prostitution is a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude Many people, myself included, feel that prostitution should be legalized, regulated, licensed and taxed. Maybe one day that will happen in our fine state. However, the…
  • Jan 2

    What to do if you were Arrested for DUI Over the Holidays?

    What to do if you were Arrested for DUI Over the Holidays?
    Arrested for DUI Over the Holidays? If you or someone close to you was one of the unlucky people who were arrested for DUI this holiday season, then you are in good company. The task forces were out in force and the number of people…
Rank this Week: 1392

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers arrests, criminal appeals, drug offenses, federal crimes and searches and seizure in Texas. By Michael J. Brown.

http://www.texascriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 25

    U.S. Supreme Court Considers Definition of “Violent” Felony as Applied to Federal Firearms Law

    U.S. Supreme Court Considers Definition of “Violent” Felony as Applied to Federal Firearms Law
    The federal Criminal Code imposes a variety of restrictions on people with felony convictions. The Armed Career Criminal Act (ACCA) of 1984 prohibits convicted felons from owning or possessing firearms. 18 U.S.C. § 922(g). This statute…
  • Jan 25

    Federal Cybercrime Statute Covers Wide Range of Activity

    Federal Cybercrime Statute Covers Wide Range of Activity
    The term “cybercrime” covers a vast array of acts involving computers and other technologies. The difficulty in defining “cybercrime” can occasionally lead to prosecutions for activities that might not seem…
  • Jan 25

    Accidental Overdose Could Lead to Much More than Drug-Related Charges in Some State

    Accidental Overdose Could Lead to Much More than Drug-Related Charges in Some State
    The “War on Drugs” has resulted in the criminalization of a vast array of acts, as well as the extension of serious criminal charges to situations that might not seem to fit the legal definition of those crimes. In Louisiana,…
Rank this Week: 1296