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Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Hawaiian Prosecutors Seek 24/7 Warrants for DUI Drivers (Part 1)

    Hawaiian Prosecutors Seek 24/7 Warrants for DUI Drivers (Part 1)
    Will judges in California soon be working round-the-clock issuing warrants for blood alcohol tests for drivers suspected of DUI in Los Angeles? That’s what’s happening in Hawaii, thanks to a ruling last fall from the state’s…
  • Feb 3

    Los Angeles DUI Celebs and Politicians Make the News [Vince Young DUI and More]

    Los Angeles DUI Celebs and Politicians Make the News [Vince Young DUI and More]
    Have you ever noticed how high-profile DUI arrests seem to come in spates? You’ll read nothing about celebrity DUI in Los Angeles for a few months, and then police arrest a number of stars and/or elected officials within a week or two.…
  • Feb 2

    Dumb Things DUI Drivers Should Never Do

    Dumb Things DUI Drivers Should Never Do
    Want to get police officers to pay more attention to you? Try pulling one of these dumb stunts when you’re at risk for a DUI in Los Angeles. A woman from Baraboo, Minnesota, apparently couldn’t find her own vehicle when she…
Rank this Week: 1455

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Update: “Affluenza” DUI Driver Could Remain On Probation

    Update: “Affluenza” DUI Driver Could Remain On Probation
    Judges will often waive jail time and place drivers on probation when they’re charged with a first-offense DUI in Los Angeles. But some people don’t appreciate that kind of leniency; they take advantage of it. What’s worse,…
  • Feb 8

    Update: “Affluenza” DUI Driver Could Remain On Probation

    Update: “Affluenza” DUI Driver Could Remain On Probation
    Judges will often waive jail time and place drivers on probation when they’re charged with a first-offense DUI in Los Angeles. But some people don’t appreciate that kind of leniency; they take advantage of it. What’s worse,…
  • Feb 3

    Can Los Angeles DUI Drivers Be Guilty If They’re Not Driving?

    Can Los Angeles DUI Drivers Be Guilty If They’re Not Driving?
    When police arrest a driver on charges of DUI in Los Angeles and causing a death, you can generally assume that motorist was behind the wheel when the accident occurred. But James Ryan, a 28-year-old part-time student in New York, could face…
Rank this Week: 1189

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

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

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    ¡El JNE DEBE RESOLVER EL TEMA ACUÑA!

    ¡El JNE DEBE RESOLVER EL TEMA ACUÑA!
    Comparto con ustedes la última intervención que tuve en un simpático debate sobre el plagiador César Acuña en facebook. "A ver, anoche estuve pensando en este asunto. Todos sabemos que el señor…
  • Feb 3

    ¿Debe ser juzgado Acuña como plagiador? ¿Tiene la complutense la última palabra legal?

    ¿Debe ser juzgado Acuña como plagiador? ¿Tiene la complutense la última palabra legal?
    ¿Debe ser juzgado Acuña como plagiador? ¿Tiene la complutense la última palabra legal? He escuchado sostener que, sin la decisión de la U.Complutense de Madrid NO es posible tener un caso penal. Muy…
  • Jan 29

    César Acuña Peralta ¿es un peruano promedio?

    César Acuña Peralta ¿es un peruano promedio?
    Pensaba anoche y continué esta mañana (29-01-2016) en opinar sobre el "mercachifle" y su radar para detectar negocios y vender incluyéndose el mismo. Es  un sicólogo  práctico como lo son la…
Rank this Week: 1676

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law issues from the point of view of a former state prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney. By Kyle Green.

http://www.criminaldefenseattorneykg.com/blog/
  • Feb 8

    What Should I Do if I am Arrested in Arizona?

    What Should I Do if I am Arrested in Arizona?
    I came across an interesting article this week about a strange arrest in Massachusetts from 2008. The defendant was driving around with no rear tires or axel, causing sparks to fly all over the road. When officers stopped him and approached…
  • Feb 4

    What is Bail?

    What is Bail?
    Just this morning a judge denied bail for the Virginia Tech student accused of being an accessory in the death of a 13-year-old girl. What Does This Mean? What is Bail? What does it mean when a judge rules that bail is denied or that bail is…
  • Jan 15

    Marijuana for Recreational Use on Ballot in November?

    Marijuana for Recreational Use on Ballot in November?
    Marijuana for Recreational Use and Current Arizona Marijuana Law from Mesa Marijuana Attorney     The Arizona Republic recently reported that a campaign to legalize marijuana for recreational use in Arizona is near the 150,642…
Rank this Week: 1293

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/
  • Feb 8

    The DUI Breath Alcohol Per Se limit should not be lowered from .08

    The DUI Breath Alcohol Per Se limit should not be lowered from .08
    Lowering the legal limit should be rejecting as punishing social drinking; it would not have any impact on reducing serious DUI accidents as these are not being caused by individuals with breath test results under .08.   Fox40 points out…
  • Feb 3

    New evidence supports correlation between gastric bypass and higher breath test reading

    New evidence supports correlation between gastric bypass and higher breath test reading
    The results of a sobriety test, such as the Breathalyzer or blood test, frequently play a crucial role in the outcome of a drunk driving case. When assessing how reliable the sobriety test results may have been, it is important to consider…
  • Jan 29

    Facebook Tag results in Jail time on Restraining Order Violation

    Facebook Tag results in Jail time on Restraining Order Violation
    Facebook is frequently mentioned in Court cases involving violations of a 209A order in Massachusetts.  Recently, I was in Marlborough District Court waiting for an OUI trial to be heard; in front of me were two trials regarding 209A…
Rank this Week: 1472

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Discusses alcohol-related crimes and their defenses with a concentration on Minnesota.

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Feb 7

    The Necessity Defense for DWI Drivers in Minnesota

    The Necessity Defense for DWI Drivers in Minnesota
    With one in seven Minnesotans have a DWI on their record, the state has a bustling and active DWI enforcement system comprised of DWI courts, prosecutors, and law enforcement agencies. Minnesota law criminalizes driving while under the…
  • Jan 23

    Understanding Whiskey Plates in Minnesota

    Understanding Whiskey Plates in Minnesota
    While it is commonly known that drivers’ licenses may be revoked due to a Minnesota DWI, but not many individuals are aware of the fact that license plates may also be impounded. Minnesota statutes require individuals involved in…
  • Jan 12

    Minnesota Touts High Probation Rates, but with High Revocation Rate

    Minnesota Touts High Probation Rates, but with High Revocation Rate
    After a defendant is convicted of a crime, Minnesota statutes allow the court to issue a stay of the sentence and place the defendant on probation. State law defines probation as a sanction ordered by the court to be imposed on a criminal…
Rank this Week: 1378

Cortez Law Blog

Cortez Law Blog

Blogging on criminal law news and cases.

http://cortezlawblog.com
  • Feb 6

    ELECTRONIC COURTROOM PRESENTATIONS

    ELECTRONIC COURTROOM PRESENTATIONS
    SHOW . . . DON’T TELL The Administrative Office of U.S. Courts-Defender Service Division offered a seminar (Feb. 4th-6th) on how criminal-defense lawyers can present electronic data to judges and jurors at trial to help secure…
  • Jan 19

    probation and drug use

    probation and drug use
    DEATH BY DRUG OVERDOSE In 2014, 125 Americans died every day from drug overdoses. According to an article published in the New York Times, these deaths are being fueled by an “explosion in addiction to prescription painkillers and…
  • Jan 13

    MOLINA-MARTINEZ v. UNITED STATES

    MOLINA-MARTINEZ v. UNITED STATES
    MOLINA-MARTINEZ v. UNITED STATES The Supreme Court heard oral arguments yesterday in Molina-Martinez v. United States, Cause # 14-8913. The case deals with plain-error review of a federal sentence. WHY IS THIS CASE IMPORTANT? The most common…
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Changing the Court

Changing the Court

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

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 5

    Career Talk With Our Court Clerk

    Career Talk With Our Court Clerk
    Senior Court Clerks Jackie Oates and Anthony Dorsey (middle) with our BCS internsThe following post was written by Bronx Community Solutions' Compliance Coordinator, Lovis Nelson-Williams.  Among the many hats she wears, Lovis organizes…
  • Dec 24

    BCS Holiday wishe

    BCS Holiday wishe
    From All of Us....To All of You..Happy Holidays.
  • Dec 10

    Taking a page from Midtown Community Court's playbook.

    Taking a page from Midtown Community Court's playbook.
    Last wee, Bronx Community Solutions met with court and community stakeholders to discuss concerns regarding the policing of the trans community in the Bronx Fordham area. The meeting was organized by Judge Poust-Lopez, the Bronx HTI Court…
Rank this Week: 1358

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers…

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers Blog

Covers New York criminal law regarding larceny, embezzlement, extortion and theft. By Crotty & Saland PC.

http://www.newyorktheftandlarcenylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1711

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Feb 4

    Super Bowl Ad Features Dads and Daughter

    Super Bowl Ad Features Dads and Daughter
    Who could have imagined that an ivory tower academic scholar could influence a major corporation to produce a television ad that relied on her research about the relationship between dads and daughters? That’s what hair product company…
  • Feb 2

    Pooches Need Protection in Divorce Too

    Pooches Need Protection in Divorce Too
      The State of Alaska is joining several other States in introducing new legislation to protect dogs that are caught in the midst of their owners’ divorce or domestic violence incidents. Family law lawyer and Democratic House…
  • Feb 1

    Murder, Mayhem, and Matrimony

    Murder, Mayhem, and Matrimony
    Yesterday I finished reading an intriguing true crime book called “Guilt by Matrimony” A Memoir of Love, Madness, and the Murder of Nancy Pfister”. The story involved the 2014 murder of wealthy, Aspen Colorado socialite…
Rank this Week: 1241

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Our blog touches on all types of criminal law topics.

http://www.sevenslegal.com/blog/
  • Feb 4

    Sexual Assault Case Settled in Florida

    Sexual Assault Case Settled in Florida
    Florida State University has settled a sexual assault claim with former student Erica Kinsman over allegations that she was raped by quarterback Jameis Winston in December 2012. Florida Sexual Assault Case Settled The settlement of the…
  • Jan 28

    New Supreme Court Ruling Could Release Thousands of Inmate

    New Supreme Court Ruling Could Release Thousands of Inmate
    The Supreme Court ruling announced Monday will allow those inmates who were sentenced as individuals that are currently serving life-without-parole sentences will have a chance to argue their release from prison. New Supreme Court Ruling…
  • Jan 21

    US Treasury Department Cracks Down on Money Laundering

    US Treasury Department Cracks Down on Money Laundering
    The US Treasury Department will begin a new initiative of tracking sales of high-end real estate transactions in an attempt to crack down on money laundering. US Treasury Department Cracks Down on Money Laundering Starting in March, the…
Rank this Week: 1583

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1383

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
  • Feb 3

    Eyewitness Identification - Landmark Decision Identifies Fallibility of Eyewitness Identification

    Eyewitness Identification - Landmark Decision Identifies Fallibility of Eyewitness Identification
    People of the State of Illinois v. Eduardo Lerma, No. 118496. Editor's Note - This is an Illinois Supreme Court Opinion. The issue is whether, in light of the specific facts and circumstances of this case, the circuit court of...
  • Jan 22

    USSG 2D1.(b)(12) Stash House Enhancement - Boilerplate Rule

    USSG 2D1.(b)(12) Stash House Enhancement - Boilerplate Rule
    US v. Acasio Sanchez. No. 15-1356 Acasio Sanchez pleaded guilty to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute heroin and cocaine, 21 U.S.C. §§ 846, 841(a)(1), and was sentenced below the guidelines range to 40…
  • Jan 6

    Search Warrants and the Probable Cause determination - Boilerplate Rule

    Search Warrants and the Probable Cause determination - Boilerplate Rule
    US v. Roger Aleshire, No. 15-1192. After a sleepover at the house of Roger Aleshire, a nine-year-old girl reported to her mother having a "dream" that Aleshire had pulled down her pajama bottoms and photographed her…
Rank this Week: 1426

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

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

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Feb 2

    Tampa Marijuana Attorney - Lawyer - Can Drug Charges be Dropped?

    Tampa Marijuana Attorney - Lawyer - Can Drug Charges be Dropped?
    Tampa Marijuana Attorney asks: Can Drug Charges be Dropped? Yes, Florida Drug Court Criminal Defense Attorney, Lawyer Casey Ebsary of Tampa helps with, Marijuana, cocaine, prescription, and other drug charges that can be dropped. Tampa Bay…
  • Jan 22

    Methamphetamine Case Tossed - Open Door and the Community Caretaker Function

    Methamphetamine Case Tossed - Open Door and the Community Caretaker Function
    Warrantless entryMedical emergencyCommunity CaretakerWarrantless Entry for Medical EmergencyTreasure Island, Florida has become a hotbed of the methamphetamine world. So while on patrol, a cop saw an open door with mail on the floor near the…
  • Jan 14

    Trafficking in Cannabis 25 to 2,000 Pounds | First Degree Felony | DRUG2905

    Trafficking in Cannabis 25 to 2,000 Pounds | First Degree Felony | DRUG2905
    Trafficking in Cannabis 25 to 2,000 893.135Trafficking in Cannabis over 25 pounds is a First Degree Felony punishable by at least three (3) years in the Florida State Prison. This offense is also charged in growhouse cases when there are…
Rank this Week: 1544

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.losangelescriminallawyersblog.com
  • Feb 1

    What is a Plea Bargain in a Los Angeles Hit and Run Case?

    What is a Plea Bargain in a Los Angeles Hit and Run Case?
    If you have been charged with a criminal offense, your first appearance in Court will be the Arraignment. At the arraignment, you will be read your rights, the charges against you and the potential sentence. You will then have the opportunity…
  • Jan 13

    Consequences of Not Appearing at a Los Angeles Criminal Arraignment

    Consequences of Not Appearing at a Los Angeles Criminal Arraignment
    If you have been arrested for a criminal offense, you have not been found guilty. The court has to make a finding of your guilt, either through a full trial, or through a plea entered by you. The very first appearance you make in Court is…
  • Dec 1

    What Kind of Sentence can I Expect in my Los Angeles Criminal Case?

    What Kind of Sentence can I Expect in my Los Angeles Criminal Case?
    If you have been charged with a criminal offense in Southern California, that does not mean you have been convicted. If there is no conviction, you will not be facing any type of sentence. If you have either entered a plea of guilty, or no…
Rank this Week: 1633

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Public Attitudes Toward Truth in Sentencing

    Public Attitudes Toward Truth in Sentencing
    The final version of my article “Imprisonment Inertia and Public Attitudes Toward ‘Truth in Sentencing'” is now available at the BYU Law Review website.  Coauthored with Darren Wheelock, this article is based…
  • Oct 4

    Marquette Poll Reveals Support for Rehabilitation of Prisoner

    Marquette Poll Reveals Support for Rehabilitation of Prisoner
    For the past four years, Darren Wheelock and I have collaborated with Charles Franklin and the Marquette Law School Poll on a series of surveys of public attitudes toward sentencing and corrections policy in Wisconsin.  Our 2015 results,…
  • Jun 27

    Rodriguez v. United States: Supreme Court Says No to Prolonged Traffic Stop

    Rodriguez v. United States: Supreme Court Says No to Prolonged Traffic Stop
    Earlier this week, the Supreme Court decided City of Los Angeles v. Patel, the fourth and final of its search-and-seizure cases this term. In Patel, the Court overturned a city ordinance requiring hotel operators to share information about…
Rank this Week: 1752

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers legal topics such as appeals, drug crimes, internet crimes, white collar crime, and federal criminal trials. By Kish & Lietz.

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1136

New Orleans Criminal Defense…

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.neworleans-criminal-defense.com/attorney-blog/
  • Jan 25

    Courts Continue to Examine Digital Electronic Privacy Issue

    Courts Continue to Examine Digital Electronic Privacy Issue
    Case Law: Search and Seizure of Digital Electronics In a separate web posting I detailed the ruling and background pertaining to Riley v. California, a 2014 landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision which said that police cannot search the…
  • Dec 2

    U.S. Veterans and the criminal justice system

    U.S. Veterans and the criminal justice system
        New Orleans-area Criminal Courts Trying to Help Troubled Veterans During the recent Veterans Day holiday, like most people in America, I was thinking about the plight of former soldiers. A large number of veterans are plagued by…
  • Nov 23

    SCOTUS Update: Los Angeles v. Patel

    SCOTUS Update: Los Angeles v. Patel
      Supreme Court strikes down Los Angeles law allowing police to examine hotel registries without a warrant Last year I blogged about Los Angeles vs. Patel. In June of this year, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down their decision.  …
Rank this Week: 1847

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Jan 23

    Fuzzy Math Fuels Myth that Florida’s DUI Refusal Rate at 82%

    Fuzzy Math Fuels Myth that Florida’s DUI Refusal Rate at 82%
    I was talking to a DUI enforcement officer with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office a few days ago while we were waiting for a formal review hearing. We started talking about this proposed legislation to increase the penalties for…
  • Jan 2

    New Bill With Criminal Penalties for a First Refusal: 2016 SB 1244 Amending FS 316.1939

    New Bill With Criminal Penalties for a First Refusal: 2016 SB 1244 Amending FS 316.1939
    In order to discourage individuals from refusing to submit to a chemical test during a DUI investigation, the Florida legislature created a separate crime for a second refusal. The Florida legislature reasoned that a person could increase…
  • Oct 15

    How to Guide for the DHSMV DUI Formal Review Hearing in Florida

    How to Guide for the DHSMV DUI Formal Review Hearing in Florida
    This “how to guide” is intended for attorneys only. If you have never requested or litigated a formal review hearing before, this article goes over the basics. This guide is not intended to be legal advice but is offered for…
Rank this Week: 1376

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/
  • Jan 21

    Fingerprint Identification

    Fingerprint Identification
    Fingerprint identification is perhaps the most important and well-known form of biometrics. Virtually everyone understands the basics: fingerprints are unique to each individual and contain markers that can be used to compare samples and…
  • Jan 7

    CPS Left A Card On My Door To Call Them! What Should I Do?

    CPS Left A Card On My Door To Call Them! What Should I Do?
    I frequently get calls from parents who have come home to find a DCS note on their door. It is usually a business card from a DCS investigator requesting that the parent contact them immediately.   In Arizona, Child Protective…
  • Jan 5

    Did the DCS/CPS Caseworker Really Just Tell Me That I Don’t Need a Lawyer?

    Did the DCS/CPS Caseworker Really Just Tell Me That I Don’t Need a Lawyer?
    Something that has confounded me since day one of practicing law in Phoenix, and all throughout the state of Arizona, is that DCS case managers frequently tell parents they are investigating for child abuse or neglect that they do not need a…
Rank this Week: 1778

Seattle Criminal Defense Blog

Seattle Criminal Defense Blog

Examines legal topics and news in Washington state. By Pelley Law, PLLC.

http://www.pelleylawgroup.com/seattle-criminal-defenseblog
  • Jan 19

    Case Law Update (State v Gradt)

    Case Law Update (State v Gradt)
    State v. Gradt: The Court reversed and dismissed with prejudice Mr. Gradt’s conviction to possession of 40 grams or less of marijuana, finding that Initiative 502, legalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana by persons over…
  • Jan 18

    City of Seattle Buffer Law

    City of Seattle Buffer Law
    Last week the City of Seattle instituted a new policy regarding the 1000 foot buffer rule for marijuana businesses. These changes help, and hurt, those in the industry depending on what type of license is held. Here are the final conditions:…
  • Jan 15

    WSLCB Bulletin Update (January 2016)

    WSLCB Bulletin Update (January 2016)
    On January 8th, 2016 the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board announced impacting changes in the recreational cannabis industry. So far the flow of money and capital has been very restricted specifically in allowing companies to…
Rank this Week: 1478

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: 1234

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/
  • Jan 6

    What Exactly is Austin No Refusal Weekend?

    What Exactly is Austin No Refusal Weekend?
    <p style="color: #222222; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.8px; line-height: normal; padding: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; direction: ltr;"><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">You’ve probably…
  • Feb 23

    Look Out for the Great Texas Warrant Roundup 2015!

    Look Out for the Great Texas Warrant Roundup 2015!
    <h5><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>The Great Texas Warrant Roundup 2015</strong></span></h5><p>The good news is that you can leave the house for a few days and see some new things.…
  • Feb 9

    This is What Criminal Defense is Supposed to Look Like

    This is What Criminal Defense is Supposed to Look Like
    <p>I confess to being a little bit of a "True Believer" when it comes to criminal defense. My close colleagues and I do our best to humanize our clients, many of whom have done stupid things, and try to make others relate to their human…
Rank this Week: 1878

LawyerDefend.Me

LawyerDefend.Me

Covers criminal defense topics for Texas criminal defendants and their families. By Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.

http://lawyerdefend.me/
  • Jan 5

    Probation Violation – Bexar County

    Probation Violation &ndash; Bexar County
    A Recent MTR Case at Cook & Cook On the first business day of 2016, criminal defense Attorney, Justin D. Cook, represented a client for a probation violation (motion to revoke probation case). For purposes of this post, we will call…
  • Jan 5

    Probation Violation – Bexar County

    Probation Violation &ndash; Bexar County
    A Recent MTR Case at Cook & Cook On the first business day of 2016, criminal defense Attorney, Justin D. Cook, represented a client for a probation violation (motion to revoke probation case). For purposes of this post, we will call…
  • Jan 5

    DWI Motion to Revoke Probation Dismissed! (Probation Violation Info for San Antonio)

    DWI Motion to Revoke Probation Dismissed! (Probation Violation Info for San Antonio)
    On the first business day of 2016, criminal defense Attorney, Justin D. Cook, obtained an MTR dismissal on behalf of his client.  For purposes of this post, we will call the client “Mr. Smith”.  Smith was originally…
Rank this Week: 1339

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Jan 4

    New Law Allows Drug Convictions to be Invalidated for Some Defendant

    New Law Allows Drug Convictions to be Invalidated for Some Defendant
    As of January 1, 2016, California law provides that the deferred entry of judgment statute (Penal Code section 1000, et.seq.) misinformed defendants, including all non-citizens, about the consequences of the guilty plea. Consequently, these…
  • Sep 7

    Recent Successful Case Result: High Profile Arrest to High Profile Exoneration

    Recent Successful Case Result: High Profile Arrest to High Profile Exoneration
    This matter involves an arrest for alleged sexual violence alleging sexual assault, forced oral copulation, and false imprisonment. An intensive investigation by the defense lead to no criminal charges, and then we successfully litigated…
  • Sep 7

    Recent Successful Case Result: Vehicular Manslaughter, Felony Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol

    Recent Successful Case Result: Vehicular Manslaughter, Felony Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
    This matter involved complex, intensive litigation over 3.5 years, 2 preliminary hearings, a dismissal for failure to disclose Brady evidence, a lengthy trial, and a double jeopardy motion granted. Charges were dismissed multiple times. On…
Rank this Week: 1774

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Jan 4

    Unusual DUI Defense: Woman's Body Brews Alcohol

    Unusual DUI Defense: Woman's Body Brews Alcohol
    There are a wide variety of potential defenses against DUI charges, ranging from defective breathalyzers to an excessive amount of mouthwash. One woman in New York, however, has seen her charges dismissed after a unique defense – her…
  • Dec 16

    Extra DUI Patrols Policing Whatcom County

    Extra DUI Patrols Policing Whatcom County
    Each year, law enforcement agencies all across the country prepare for more drunk drivers on the road during the holidays. This time of year brings an influx of parties, nights out, and social events to every community and, inevitably, that…
  • Dec 14

    California School Bus Driver Caught Driving Drunk

    California School Bus Driver Caught Driving Drunk
    Following an arrest this past weekend, a young bus driver in Northern California is likely to face serious DUI penalties. As the Washington Times reports, the bus driver was arrested for driving drunk while she had been driving 28 children…
Rank this Week: 1751

Kentucky DUI Defense Lawyer

Kentucky DUI Defense Lawyer

Covers DUIs, traffic stops and field sobriety tests. By Stephen J. Isaacs.

http://www.kyduiblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    Auto Brewery Syndrome DUI Defense

    Auto Brewery Syndrome DUI Defense
    A DUI defense I have raised, albeit rarely, pertains to the “Auto Brewery Syndrome” or, as is referred to by the medical community, “Bladder Beer” and “Gut Fermentation Syndrome”. The DUI criminal defense attorney thereafter…
  • Dec 31

    Happy Holiday

    Happy Holiday
    Happy Holidays If you must drink and drive, please do so responsibly. Information provided by Lexington DUI, Criminal Defense, and Personal Injury Attorney Stephen J. Isaacs, Isaacs Law Office.
  • Apr 29

    KY DUI - Requirements for Mandatory Jail Time

    KY DUI - Requirements for Mandatory Jail Time
    Kentucky DUI law, KRS 189A.010, sets forth the minimum jail sentences which can not be probated, conditionally discharged, suspended, or otherwise subject to early release
Rank this Week: 1543

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/
  • Dec 30

    Drunk on NYE? AAA Offers Free Tows in Florida Through New Year’

    Drunk on NYE? AAA Offers Free Tows in Florida Through New Year’
    If you have had one too many drinks and can’t drive home New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day, AAA will give you and your car a ride home. Through its “Tow to Go” program, which is geared towards limiting the number…
  • Dec 22

    Avoid a Holiday DUI in Tampa Bay

    Avoid a Holiday DUI in Tampa Bay
    With the holidays here, a large amount of people will be traveling to see their families. While this is a time for celebrating and family fun, the increased number of drivers on the roads usually means a larger number of intoxicated drivers,…
  • Dec 1

    Woman Sentenced to 11 Years for Fatal Daytona Beach DUI Crash

    Woman Sentenced to 11 Years for Fatal Daytona Beach DUI Crash
    A central Florida woman has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for a fatal drunk driving collision. The Volusia County judge sentenced the 44-year-old woman on Tuesday. Jurors found her guilty of the fatal DUI crash in October. Authorities…
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Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Trial Lawyers Chris Hammons and John Laird discuss Oklahoma laws and their implications.

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 24

    Day Care Injuries: When You Should Call an Attorney

    Day Care Injuries: When You Should Call an Attorney
    Unfortunately injuries at day care centers are common. Though you most likely did extensive research on the facility you chose, negligence and improper training are things you can’t control. Day Care Release Forms Don’t Prevent…
  • Oct 20

    New Oklahoma Child Restraint Laws to go into Effect Nov. 1

    New Oklahoma Child Restraint Laws to go into Effect Nov. 1
    According to the Oklahoma Child Death Review Board, 69 children died in traffic-related deaths last year. Nearly half were not properly restrained with seat belts or car seats. Of the 6,000 children that were involved in collisions, 607 of…
  • Sep 24

    Damien Smith vs Baze Corp. Investments Inc. – The Case That Could Change the Future of Workers’ Comp in Oklahoma

    Damien Smith vs Baze Corp. Investments Inc. – The Case That Could Change the Future of Workers’ Comp in Oklahoma
    On September 30th, 2015, the case of Damien Smith vs Baze Corp. Investments will be heard before the Oklahoma Supreme Court. The outcome of this hearing could determine the future of workers’ compensation laws in Oklahoma, for better or…
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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
  • Dec 19

    Recent Changes in Criminal Defense in Ventura County

    Recent Changes in Criminal Defense in Ventura County
    Recent Changes in Criminal Defense in Ventura County By now a lot of people have heard or dealt with the changes that have occurred in Ventura County’s criminal justice system. The biggest change is the seemingly permanent closure…
  • Nov 27

    Now is the Right Time to Post Bail

    Now is the Right Time to Post Bail
    Now is the Right Time to Post Bail One of the common questions in my business is: Should I bail him/her out? My answer is always the same – It depends. There are some basic rules of thumb I employ when deciding to advise bailing out…
  • Nov 12

    Beware of the Habitual Deuce Offender (H2O) Unit

    Beware of the Habitual Deuce Offender (H2O) Unit
    Beware of the Habitual Deuce Offender Unit (H2O) You likely didn’t notice several plain clothed cops hanging around outside of court in Van Nuys or San Fernando. They may have a cop radio hidden in a pocket or under a newspaper, but…
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Lawyer'd Up

Lawyer'd Up

Covers criminal law news, cases and developments. By Jack Joseph Gold.

http://www.lawyerdup.com/
  • Dec 11

    {New Blog Post} Features of "Family Business"

    {New Blog Post} Features of "Family Business"
    Estate Planning Consultant Steven M. Goldberg highlights characteristics or features of a family business in Chapter 1 of the 2014 edition of Matthew Bender's California Small Business Guide:For a family business entity that is an active…
  • Dec 11

    {New Blog Post} The "family business"

    {New Blog Post} The "family business"
    Family Business DefinedA "family business" is an enterprise owned or controlled by members of the same family. The term refers to the actual dollars and cents ownership of the business, rather than its legal structure. In terms of an active…
  • Sep 2

    What is the California Capital Access…

    What is the California Capital Access Program?California Capital Access Program or CalCAP is a loan program run by the California Pollution Control Financing Authority.Since it began, CalCAP lenders have cumulatively loaned over $2.2 billion…
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White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

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

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
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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 →
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Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

A legal blog written by a recent graduate of UCLA School of Law. Posts cover a wide range of topics, but areas of focus include criminal law, constitutional law, law and technology, and commentary on scholarship and legal education.

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Nov 20

    Congratulations to Those Who Passed the California Bar Exam!

    Congratulations to Those Who Passed the California Bar Exam!
    Today is the day that those who took the July California Bar Exam learned whether they have passed.  For those who passed, congratulations!  For those who did not -- all is not lost.  The bar exam is a challenge like no other…
  • Nov 8

    Queenan on the Coming "National Plague of Dumb Lawyers"

    Queenan on the Coming "National Plague of Dumb Lawyers"
    At the Wall Street Journal, Joe Queenan writes this column about how law schools' lowering their admissions standards will lead to a plague of dumb lawyers. Queenan describes the chaos that will result:Dumb lawyers will lose clients huge…
  • Oct 28

    Criminal Charges Against Man Who Shot Down Drone Dismissed

    Criminal Charges Against Man Who Shot Down Drone Dismissed
    So reports the Wall Street Journal Law Blog, taking note of this story from Wave 3 News about a Kentucky man who shot down a drone that he claims was hovering over his property.  From the Wave 3 News report:The man who calls himself…
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Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
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San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI issues. By the Law Offices of Peter A. Mesich.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyer-blog.com/
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San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI defense, penalties and enforcement measures. By Susan L. Hartman.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    One Leg Stand (OLS):  A NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST)

    One Leg Stand (OLS):  A NHTSA Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST)
    As you will recall, Susan Hartman, of the Law Offices of Susan L. Hartman, attended The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and The International Association of Chiefs of Police (ICAP) approved DWI Detection and…
  • Sep 30

    Walk And Turn (WAT):  One Of The Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST’s)

    Walk And Turn (WAT):  One Of The Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST’s)
    As you will recall, Susan Hartman, of the Law Offices of Susan L. Hartman, attended The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and The International Association of Chiefs of Police (ICAP) approved DWI Detection and…
  • Aug 18

    The Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST’s): Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN)

    The Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFST’s): Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN)
    Susan Hartman, of the Law Offices of Susan L. Hartman, recently attended The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and The International Association of Chiefs of Police (ICAP) approved DWI Detection and Standardized Field…
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California Criminal Attorney Blog

California Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers news and updates on California criminal defense cases. By Law Office of Pilchman & Kay, P.L.C.

http://www.californiacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Orange County Woman Sentenced For Foreclosure Fraud

    Orange County Woman Sentenced For Foreclosure Fraud
    An Orange County woman was sentenced to six years in federal prison after pleading guilty to crimes related to mortgage fraud.  Najia Jalan, 31, of Costa Mesa, used different companies such as United Mortgage Protection, OC…
  • Oct 5

    Laguna Niguel Teen Arrested in Hit and Run

    Laguna Niguel Teen Arrested in Hit and Run
    Andrew Michaels, 19, of Laguna Niguel was arrested Saturday following the death of a San Clemente man who was killed while crossing the street on his skateboard.  Cesar Medina, 23, was rushed to Mission Hospital after being struck by a…
  • Sep 29

    Saudi Prince Arrested in Los Angeles for Sexual Assault

    Saudi Prince Arrested in Los Angeles for Sexual Assault
    Saudi Prince Majed Abdulaziz Al-Saud, 28 was arrested after an employee at his Beverly Hills estate told police he tried to force her to perform oral sex on her.  Prince Al-Saudi was released on $300,000 bail. Neighbors in the exclusive…
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New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

    Supreme Court, Bronx County
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant-appellant moved pursuant to CPLR 510(1) to change the venue of the instant matter from Bronx County to Westchester County more than three years after the commencement of the action and…
  • Sep 17

    Integrated Domestic Violence Court...cont

    Integrated Domestic Violence Court...cont
    This case raises two questions concerning application of the recently enacted Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act (UCCJEA), set forth at article 5-A of the Domestic Relations Law: (1) whether (as the father urges) title 3 of…
  • Sep 14

    Integrated Domestic Violence Court...cont

    Integrated Domestic Violence Court...cont
    Proof of service by mail to an address not specified in the part of the Dominican court record before this court was submitted to the Dominican court. The mother did not appear for the custody proceeding. In a decision dated April 17, 2002,…
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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…
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Criminal Law Blog & News

Criminal Law Blog & News

Covers Florida criminal law, crime history and weird crime news. By DeThomasis & Buchanan, PA.

http://reasonabledoubt.org/index.php/criminallawblog
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Law Blog

Law Blog

By Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C.

http://www.theharrisburglawyers.com/law-blog/
  • Aug 5

    The Right to Divorce for Same-Sex Couple

    The Right to Divorce for Same-Sex Couple
    The recent U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges declared unconstitutional any state law which prohibited same-sex marriage.   This ruling not only protects a same-sex couple’s right to marry, but also their right…
  • May 9

    Do Grandparents have Standing to Pursue Custody of a Grandchild?

    Do Grandparents have Standing to Pursue Custody of a Grandchild?
    Does Grandmother who has been involved in her Grandchild’s life since birth, who has been a babysitter and substantially aided in raising the child, including periods when the Mother and Child lived with her, but has not had custody of…
  • May 8

    Pennsylvania State Police Lack Standing to Pursue SORNA Appeal

    Pennsylvania State Police Lack Standing to Pursue SORNA Appeal
    The Pennsylvania State Police filed seventy-three (73) appeals to the Superior Court after the Commonwealth and defendants in those cases entered into negotiated plea agreements which would alter registration requirements the defendants would…
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Graham Lawyer Blog

Graham Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law, law and technology stories, and first amendment issues from around Eastern Washington. By Stephen Graham.

http://www.grahamlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Remembering Attorney Emma Paulsen

    Remembering Attorney Emma Paulsen
    The Omak-Chronicle reported today the death of Emma-Paulsen, the elected Ferry County Prosecuting Attorney. I think I first met Emma Paulsen around 2005 when I first started taking cases in Okanogan County. She worked as public-defender and…
  • Jul 5

    Jeffrey Havard and the “Gate-Keeping” Function

    Jeffrey Havard and the “Gate-Keeping” Function
    “Gate-keeping function.” That is what you call the judge’s role in deciding whether to allow an expert witness to testify. The judge is supposed to screen experts to make sure that what they are saying is scientifically…
  • May 10

    Police Cameras in Washington State – 5 Years Later

    Police Cameras in Washington State – 5 Years Later
    Spokane just announced yesterday that 1/2 of the patrol officers will have to wear a body camera as part of a 6-month pilot project. 5 years ago I wrote a blog post asking if people could really imagine the police in this state wearing body…
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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…
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Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law. By Abdo Law Firm.

http://www.michigancriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 14

    Michigan Driver Responsibility Fees; It Pays to Fight Every Traffic Ticket!

    Michigan Driver Responsibility Fees; It Pays to Fight Every Traffic Ticket!
    Since 2003, the State of Michigan collects Driver Responsibility Fees against driver’s when excessive points are abstracted on a person’s driving record (Category 1 Offenses). Fees are also collected for specific offenses,…
  • Jul 3

    EMBEZZLEMENT OFFENSES IN MICHIGAN

    EMBEZZLEMENT OFFENSES IN MICHIGAN
    In Michigan, the offense of embezzlement is a crime of opportunity which is committed by someone who is in a position of trust (such as a cashier or teller) or in a special position to care for the property of another (accountant). The…
  • Mar 24

    Forfeitures of Property and Cash when Charged or Suspected of a Crime

    Forfeitures of Property and Cash when Charged or Suspected of a Crime
    A recent article in the Detroit Free Press says what I have been wanting to say about forfeitures, “Justifiable Seizures Or Legal Shakedowns by the Police?” The article makes several observations: -Michigan gets a D- as being one…
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