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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: 928

Greenburgh Speeding Ticket…

Greenburgh Speeding Ticket Attorney Blog

Published By Tilem & Associates

http://www.greenburghspeedingticketlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 767

New York Criminal Defense Journal

New York Criminal Defense Journal

Covers New York criminal law and DWI information. By John P. Pettinella.

http://newyorkcriminaldefenseblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 7

    Case Updates - People v. Anonymou

    Case Updates - People v. Anonymou
    Attorney John Pettinella recently disposed of a criminal matter in a local Westchester Criminal Court by successfully negotiating two violation pleas for his client (violations in New York State are not crimes). The client was charged with…
  • Jul 7

    Assault and Westchester Domestic Violence Court - Part 1: Overview

    Assault and Westchester Domestic Violence Court - Part 1: Overview
    This article is the first in a series explaining the process by which Westchester County criminal lawyers defend matters in the Westchester County Domestic Violence Part. The article will focus on misdemeanor and felony assault charges, one…
  • Jul 7

    The Consequences of Refusing to Submit to a Chemical Test (Refusing to Blow)

    The Consequences of Refusing to Submit to a Chemical Test (Refusing to Blow)
    New York Criminal Defense Lawyer John Pettinella often represents clients who refuse to take a breath test or other chemical test in connection with a Driving While Intoxicated (VTL 1192.2, 1192.2a, or 1192.3 among others) or Driving While…
Rank this Week: 595

DWI Attorney Nassau County

DWI Attorney Nassau County

Covers DWI law, criminal law and and traffic law news. By David Galison, P.C.

http://dwiattorneynassaucounty.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 16

    Criminal Attorney Suffolk County Website Launched

    Criminal Attorney Suffolk County Website Launched
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  • Apr 16

    Criminal Attorney Suffolk County Website Launched

    Criminal Attorney Suffolk County Website Launched
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  • Mar 27

    Nassau County Criminal Attorney David Galison, P.C., Publishes New Legal Website

    Nassau County Criminal Attorney David Galison, P.C., Publishes New Legal Website
    Nassau County Criminal Attorney David Galison, Publishes Website Providing Nassau, Suffolk and Queens County Residents with Valuable Information for Those Facing Criminal Charges in New York State.
Rank this Week: 590

Sex Crimes

Sex Crimes

Devoted to the criminal laws regulating and punishing sex offenders. By Corey Rayburn Yung.

http://sexcrimes.typepad.com/sex_crimes/
  • Aug 30

    NY Times Series on Civil Commitment and Sex Offender

    NY Times Series on Civil Commitment and Sex Offender
    Although several years old, I recently stumbled across this multimedia New York Times series discussing sex offenders and civil commitment. The articles are available in three parts: part 1 | part 2 | part 3. The multimedia feature can be…
  • Aug 30

    DOJ Issues Report on Prison Rape

    DOJ Issues Report on Prison Rape
    As required by the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003, the Department of Justice released an interesting report entitled: Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails Reported by Inmates, 2008-2009.
  • Jun 1

    Carr v. United States - Initial Thought

    Carr v. United States - Initial Thought
    In a bit of a surprise, Carr won on a 6-3 vote. Although, as I thought, the likely way Carr would be victorious would be on the statutory interpretation issue and not the Ex Post Facto Clause claim. The outcome will have an effect on very…
Rank this Week: 1061

Long Island Criminal Trial Law

Long Island Criminal Trial Law

Offers ideas and updates on law, procedure, and tactics to aid trial lawyers (and others) involved with allegations of wrongdoing. By Anthony Colleluori.

http://colleluorilaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 841

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals…

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals blog

Covers the court of last resort on Texas criminal matters. By R. J. MacReady.

http://www.txccablog.com/
  • Jun 2

    Today's Opinions (or lack thereof) - 6/2/10

    Today's Opinions (or lack thereof) - 6/2/10
    The CCA handed down a number of orders denying habeas corpus relief and a few unpublished opinions. Still no Dobbs.
  • May 26

    Fist Full of Meyers - Today's Opinions - 5/26/10

    Fist Full of Meyers - Today's Opinions - 5/26/10
    The CCA handed down orders and opinions in a number of cases. They handed down published opinions, featuring Judge Meyers prominently, in the following cases:
  • May 26

    Case Summary - Douglas Michael Hubert v. State

    Case Summary - Douglas Michael Hubert v. State
    Douglas Hubert was on parole and living with his grandfather when his grandfather called Hubert's parole officer to report that Hubert had violated numerous conditions of his parole, including possessing a firearm. Hubert's parole officer…
Rank this Week: 851

Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers California criminal law. By Ryan P. McClure.

http://ryanmac1.wordpress.com
  • Nov 28

    Rancho Cucamonga Criminal Defense Attorney

    Rancho Cucamonga Criminal Defense Attorney
    We are in a new office in San Bernardino, which is right next to the Rancho Cucamonga Court House. We can now walk to the Rancho Cucamonga to defend our clients cases in Rancho Cucamonga. Call today for your FREE Rancho Cucamonga Criminal…
  • Nov 28

    Rancho Cucamonga Criminal Defense Attorney

    Rancho Cucamonga Criminal Defense Attorney
    We are in a new office in San Bernardino, which is right next to the Rancho Cucamonga Court House. We can now walk to the Rancho Cucamonga to defend our clients cases in Rancho Cucamonga. Call today for your FREE Rancho Cucamonga Criminal…
  • Apr 26

    California Vehicle Code 23153(a) DUI with Injury

    California Vehicle Code 23153(a) DUI with Injury
    California Vehicle Code 23153(a) is typically the Vehicle Code Section that one is charged with if there has been an arrest for driving under the influence of either alcohol and drugs with injury:
Rank this Week: 1055

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: 1086

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Jan 18

    Concealed Weapons and Rules of Evidence

    Concealed Weapons and Rules of Evidence
    The Utah Court of Appeals recently decided a concealed weapon case, State v. Isaacson. In October of 2013, the Draper City police received information from a library that Douglas Ewald Isaacson was carrying a concealed weapon without a…
  • Jan 6

    Appointment of Counsel in Parental Rights Case

    Appointment of Counsel in Parental Rights Case
    In the matter of C.B.S. v. J.S.D. (In re E.K.S.), 2016 UT 56, Mother gave birth to her daughter (“E.K.S.”) while she was on probation and faced additional incarceration for other criminal activities. She entrusted E.K.S. to her…
  • Nov 2

    How does the Inevitable Discovery Doctrine Apply to Warrantless Searches?

    How does the Inevitable Discovery Doctrine Apply to Warrantless Searches?
    The Inevitable Discovery Doctrine did not Apply in the Brierley Case Two Layton City police officers investigated a hit-and-run accident by entering a private residence with neither permission nor a warrant. They discovered evidence…
Rank this Week: 1850

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 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…
  • Dec 28

    Supreme Judicial Court Decision Makes it Harder for Police to Seize Cellphone

    Supreme Judicial Court Decision Makes it Harder for Police to Seize Cellphone
    In a move that strengthens individuals’ right to privacy, the state’s highest court ruled that state law enforcement must have particularized evidence that a cellphone is tied to a criminal act in order to be able to seize the…
  • Dec 2

    Deadly New Opioid Drug Carfentanil 100 Times More Potent Than Fentanyl

    Deadly New Opioid Drug Carfentanil 100 Times More Potent Than Fentanyl
    Opioid Drug In recent years there has been an immense effort to combat the availability of an opioid drug, such as fentanyl, in Massachusetts, which was brought about by an increased rate of opioid-induced death. Fentanyl, a Class B…
Rank this Week: 4368

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3007

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Jan 18

    Grundbuchämter des Kantons Bern - Handbuch

    Grundbuchämter des Kantons Bern - Handbuch
    Die Grundbuchführung im Kanton Bern ist derzeit daran, ein elektronisches Handbuch für den Verkehr mit den Grundbuchämtern und die Grundbuchführung zu erstellen. Seit dem 16. Januar 2017 sind drei neue Artikel…
  • Jan 11

    Swiss-US Privacy Shield

    Swiss-US Privacy Shield
    Gemäss Medienmitteilung vom 11. Januar 2017 hat der Bundesrat in seiner heutigen Sitzung die Einrichtung des Swiss-US Privacy Shields zur Kenntnis genommen. Der Swiss-US Privacy Shield stellt eine weitere Grundlage für die…
  • Dec 29

    ESTV: Gesetzes- und Verordnungsänderungen im Steuer- und Abgabenrecht

    ESTV: Gesetzes- und Verordnungsänderungen im Steuer- und Abgabenrecht
    Die Eidgenössische Steuerverwaltung (ESTV) hat eine Auflistung mit den Gesetzes- und Verordnungsänderungen bei der direkten Bundessteuer, Mehrwertsteuer, Verrechnungssteuer und den Stempelabgaben veröffentlicht. Die wichtigsten…
Rank this Week: 2583

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Monica Shah Becomes Zalkind Law’s Newest Partner

    Monica Shah Becomes Zalkind Law’s Newest Partner
    Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP is proud to announce that Monica Shah has joined the firm’s partnership effective January 1, 2017.  Monica will continue her litigation practice in criminal defense, employment, and Title IX…
  • Jan 9

    Criminal Justice Reform: How Are We Doing in Massachusetts? (Part 2 of 2)

    Criminal Justice Reform: How Are We Doing in Massachusetts? (Part 2 of 2)
    In my last blog post, I discussed some of the steps Massachusetts has taken in recent years to reform the state’s criminal justice system and the problems that remain in that system.  In this post, I will discuss some reforms that…
  • Jan 4

    Criminal Justice Reform: How Are We Doing in Massachusetts? (Part 1 of 2)

    Criminal Justice Reform: How Are We Doing in Massachusetts? (Part 1 of 2)
    At the federal level, efforts at criminal justice reform have been trapped in a legislative logjam.  Despite considerable bipartisan consensus on the subject – including the backing of the notorious Koch brothers, who fund…
Rank this Week: 1817

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Jan 18

    What Should I Wear to Court?

    What Should I Wear to Court?
    If you have not spent much time in a courtroom before your scheduled hearing, you may be wondering “What should I wear to court?” The answer, though not difficult, is important to get right, because to dress poorly can have…
  • Jan 18

    What Color To Wear To Court

    What Color To Wear To Court
    While the color of the outfit you have decided to wear to your court hearing is probably that furthest thing from your mind as you prepare to appear in court, it is nevertheless highly important. Books have been written on the subtle cues…
  • Jan 18

    Can You Wear Jeans to Court?

    Can You Wear Jeans to Court?
    For those of us who are not lawyers or bailiffs or judges, going to court is not a normal part of our daily lives. Whether we are called into court as the defendant, a witness, or a member of the jury, it is important to know how you are…
Rank this Week: 1826

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • Jan 18

    Prosecutorial Misconduct in Texas: Right Now, it’s an Appellate Fight

    Prosecutorial Misconduct in Texas: Right Now, it’s an Appellate Fight
    Prosecutorial misconduct isn’t going away.  It’s a very serious problem here in Texas.  And it’s been a huge evil lurking in our criminal justice system for many years. Why is it so wicked?  Because a…
  • Jan 11

    Getting Out of Jail in Texas on a Writ of Habeas Corpu

    Getting Out of Jail in Texas on a Writ of Habeas Corpu
    There’s more than one way to regain your freedom after an arrest here in Texas.  Under either federal or state law, you can challenge the legality of your situation – being held behind bars – by filing an application…
  • Jan 4

    2017 Dallas RIGHT Program: Mentally Ill Avoid Bail and Jail

    2017 Dallas RIGHT Program: Mentally Ill Avoid Bail and Jail
    Mental illness often leads to arrest here in Dallas and North Texas.  All too often, people suffering from any number of psychological issues find themselves behind bars of local state and county jails. Frequently they remain in jail,…
Rank this Week: 4137

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/
  • Jan 18

    Entrevista a Angélica Montané - Asesora Viceministerio de Gestión Pedagógica.

    Entrevista a Angélica Montané - Asesora Viceministerio de Gestión Pedagógica.
    En el Diario Oficial El Peruano se publica la siguiente entrevista, NO voy a opinar, ustedes deberán después de leerla si lo que se propone es correcto y si están en condiciones de argumentar porqué están de…
  • Jan 18

    EL GÉNERO Y DIOS - Rocío Silva Santisteban

    EL GÉNERO Y DIOS - Rocío Silva Santisteban
    En excelente artículo la señora Rocío Silva Santisteban nos ilustra sobre el concepto “ideología”, en su apoyo cita a los siguientes pensadores: (Hobsbawm, Althusser, Eagleton, Zizek, Van Dijk y otros…
  • Jan 16

    La Maldad, Igualdad de Género y otras tontería

    La Maldad, Igualdad de Género y otras tontería
    El Editorial de La República de hoy lunes 16 de enero de 2017 bajo el título “Género, ideología y naderías” y la Columna del señor Jorge Bruce “La maldad” se ocupan como…
Rank this Week: 2946

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

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

http://www.rosenthalwadas.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Jan 11

    How Is Bail Set?

    How Is Bail Set?
    If you are arrested and charged with committing a crime in Collin County, such as DWI or a drug offense, a judge will decide how much bail you need to post so that you can be released from custody pending…Read more ›
  • Dec 30

    What if I Get Arrested in Collin County on New Year’s Eve?

    What if I Get Arrested in Collin County on New Year’s Eve?
    If you happen to find yourself arrested in Collin County on New Year’s Eve for a DWI call our on-call attorneys at Rosenthal & Wadas. Texas law states that those who are put in jail for a crime must see…Read more ›
Rank this Week: 4899

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    The War on Drugs and Your Driver’s License

    The War on Drugs and Your Driver’s License
    In the 1980s and into the 1990s, many states adopted severe drug sentencing policies that resulted in packed prisons across the nation. Corrections costs were driven to near bankruptcy and communities, families and individuals’ lives…
  • Jan 15

    Future of Florida’s Death Penalty Uncertain as Past Cases Reviewed

    Future of Florida’s Death Penalty Uncertain as Past Cases Reviewed
    The Florida Supreme Court – for the second time in as many months – ruled the state’s death penalty law is unconstitutional and can’t be applied to prosecutions that are pending. Effectively, that means death penalty…
  • Jan 9

    Boca Raton Marijuana Grow Charges Await Ex-Fugitive

    Boca Raton Marijuana Grow Charges Await Ex-Fugitive
    Federal investigators began looking into a suspected grow house in Boca Raton back in 2011. But just a few days after they began their inquiry, the prime suspect allegedly fled the country for Costa Rica.  Now, the 69-year-old has…
Rank this Week: 4499

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Why You Should Fight Your Second OUI Charge.

    Why You Should Fight Your Second OUI Charge.
    So, it happened again? In a perfect world, we would all learn from our mistakes the first time…but it doesn’t always work that way. If you are facing charges for a second OUI offense in Massachusetts, you will need the help of a…
  • Jan 16

    Prescription Drug Fraud in Massachusett

    Prescription Drug Fraud in Massachusett
    Prescription drug abuse is a nationwide problem, and it’s growing. As such, prescription fraud crimes are also on the rise. If you’re facing prescription fraud charges, you could be convicted of drug crimes, but you can also be…
  • Jan 13

    You can’t hide from an outstanding MA warrant, but you can resolve it. Here’s how.

    You can’t hide from an outstanding MA warrant, but you can resolve it. Here’s how.
    There are two types of warrants in Massachusetts, arrest warrants and bench warrants. A bench warrant is generally the less serious of the two. These are issued for multiple reasons, including failure to show up at a court hearing or failure…
Rank this Week: 1441

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Jan 18

    What Does A Criminal Defense Attorney Do?

    What Does A Criminal Defense Attorney Do?
    When your tooth hurts, you head to the dentist. When a pipe bursts, you call a plumber. And when you end up being charged with a crime, you should seek the help of a criminal defense attorney. When it comes to navigating the criminal…
  • Jan 17

    Minnesota Man Earns Extremely Slow DUI

    Minnesota Man Earns Extremely Slow DUI
    Although the icy road conditions mean that drivers should take it slower than normal, you still have to keep up with traffic. One Minnesota man learned that lesson the hard way, and he ended up being arrested for DUI because of it. An unnamed…
  • Jan 16

    Crime Dropped In St. Paul In 2016

    Crime Dropped In St. Paul In 2016
    Statistics from the most recent year show that crime dropped two percent overall in St. Paul in 2016, but it didn’t drop across the board. According to the statistics that were released Sunday, total crime dropped two percent overall…
Rank this Week: 3453

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Jan 18

    What Does A Criminal Defense Attorney Do?

    What Does A Criminal Defense Attorney Do?
    When your tooth hurts, you head to the dentist. When a pipe bursts, you call a plumber. And when you end up being charged with a crime, you should seek the help of a criminal defense attorney. When it comes to navigating the criminal…
  • Jan 17

    Minnesota Man Earns Extremely Slow DUI

    Minnesota Man Earns Extremely Slow DUI
    Although the icy road conditions mean that drivers should take it slower than normal, you still have to keep up with traffic. One Minnesota man learned that lesson the hard way, and he ended up being arrested for DUI because of it. An unnamed…
  • Jan 16

    Crime Dropped In St. Paul In 2016

    Crime Dropped In St. Paul In 2016
    Statistics from the most recent year show that crime dropped two percent overall in St. Paul in 2016, but it didn’t drop across the board. According to the statistics that were released Sunday, total crime dropped two percent overall…
Rank this Week: 3179

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Jan 18

    Baltimore Crime Statistics for 2016

    Baltimore Crime Statistics for 2016
    People are arrested in and around Baltimore for a wide variety of criminal allegations every single day. The Baltimore Police keep a close record of arrests and reported crimes and release these statistics to the public so we can keep track…
  • Jan 11

    Should I Take My DUI Case to Trial?

    Should I Take My DUI Case to Trial?
    After a DUI arrest, people are often confused, scared, and have questions about how the legal process will proceed. In many instances, drivers who have been accused of driving drunk do not think that they were guilty of DUI or want to do…
  • Jan 4

    Commonly Defective Product

    Commonly Defective Product
    Every time you go to the store, it is easy to become overwhelmed by the selection of products that line the shelves. Companies of all types and sizes are introducing new products on a daily basis and it can be challenging to know which…
Rank this Week: 1846

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's…

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's Blawg

Constitutional matters, politics, Wall Street matters, important cases and lots of opinions.

http://www.desilvalawoffices.com/Chicago-Litigation.aspx
  • Jan 18

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?
    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer? Most people know from popular TV shows that the defendant in a criminal case has the right to counsel. But when does this right come into play, and what does it really mean? The…
  • Jan 18

    What if a President is Sued in Civil Court

    What if a President is Sued in Civil Court
    What Happens When a President is Sued in Civil Court? What do former Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Harry Truman, and John F. Kennedy have in common with President-elect Donald Trump? Out of all of the Presidents who have preceded Trump,…
  • Nov 10

    Why You Should Not Plead Guilty Based Solely on a Presumptive Drug Test

    Why You Should Not Plead Guilty Based Solely on a Presumptive Drug Test
    Chicago drug convictions may be based on bad evidence A recent article [1] in the Washington Post discussed the practice of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the Nevada criminal justice system of relying on drug field test…
Rank this Week: 3062

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jan 18

    Business Lobbying Goes Global

    Business Lobbying Goes Global
    Melissa J. Durkee, Astroturf Activism, 69 Stanford L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Verity WinshipCitizens for Sensible Control of Acid Rain. Consumers for World Trade. The American Forest and Paper Association. The Turkish…
  • Jan 17

    Rethinking Remedie

    Rethinking Remedie
    Nicholas Bagley, Remedial Restraint in Administrative Law, Columbia Law Review (forthcoming 2017), available via SSRN.Kathryn WattsWe have all heard the saying that you “don’t need a sledgehammer to kill a gnat.” Yet, when…
  • Jan 16

    Jim Crow’s Unwritten Code

    Jim Crow’s Unwritten Code
    Stephen A. Berrey, The Jim Crow Routine: Everyday Performances of Race, Civil Rights, and Segregation in Mississippi (2015).Anders WalkerIn The Jim Crow Routine, historian Stephen Berrey brings fresh eyes to the intricate set of legal rules…
Rank this Week: 4674

Browning Law News Blog

Browning Law News Blog

Legal comments about the news. By Allen Browning.

http://abrowninglaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    Murder-For-Hire Case Up for Retrial

    Murder-For-Hire Case Up for Retrial
    MURDER FOR HIRE CASE TO BE TRIED A THIRD TIMEIn 2011, Dalia Dippolito was convicted of hiring a hit man to kill her husband of six months.  The Boynton Beach jury deliberated and found her guilty in three hours.  The judge sentenced…
  • Jan 9

    Groped Teen Sues American Airlines for $10 Million

    Groped Teen Sues American Airlines for $10 Million
    A family of a teenager who was allegedly groped on an American Airlines flight has filed a $10 million lawsuit against the suspect, Chad Camp, and American Airlines. The lawsuit lists the ways Camp abused the unaccompanied teen and how the…
  • Jan 9

    Man Sets Bunny on Fire

    Man Sets Bunny on Fire
    Manasseh Walker, 22, was arrested for the intentional burning of a domestic rabbit in Florida. The sheriff's office posted photos of the wounded rabbit, and it gained a lot of public interest. They were able to track down Walker within 24…
Rank this Week: 2063

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

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

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 1948

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer…

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer Blog

By IMG Legal Group.

http://www.imglegalgroup.com/#!blog/cxyn
  • Jan 17

    Are You Under Investigation in New Jersey?

    Are You Under Investigation in New Jersey?
    For people who believe they are being investigated, but are not sure, there is never a downside to talking to a Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer about the possible exposure.Sometimes, people don’t even know whether they committed a crime…
  • Jan 2

    Get a Free Legal Consultation on NJ DUI Charges.

    Get a Free Legal Consultation on NJ DUI Charges.
    DWI Charges in NJ? Get top legal help to Fight and keep Your Freedom to Drive! Get a Free Legal Consultation on NJ DUI Charges.Let us help you look for every opportunity to beat or reduce the charges. If you have never been in trouble with…
  • Dec 20

    Special Greeting During This Holiday Season

    Special Greeting During This Holiday Season
    A special greeting during this Holiday Season we express to you our sincere appreciation for your confidence and loyalty.  Thank you for referring friends and family to our law firm this past year. Thank you, for the trust and confidence…
Rank this Week: 2198

New Jersey Lawyer News

New Jersey Lawyer News

Covers criminal and immigration law. By Lubiner, Schmidt & Palumbo, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 2246

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Jan 17

    The Forgotten Face of Student Lending

    The Forgotten Face of Student Lending
    Mention student loans and the face that comes immediately to mind is probably someone in their early twenties. A recent report from the CFPB sheds light on an overlooked segment of the student loan population – consumers 60 years old…
  • Jan 10

    CFPB’s 2017 Fair Lending Prioritie

    CFPB’s 2017 Fair Lending Prioritie
    At the end of last year, the CFPB issued its Fair Lending Priorities for 2017.  According to its December blog post, the CFPB plans to increase its focus on the following three areas, which it describes as “presenting a substantial…
  • Jan 10

    GOP Takes Aim at Dodd-Frank

    GOP Takes Aim at Dodd-Frank
    On Friday, January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump will become the President of the United States, and for the first time in nearly a decade, a single party will control the Presidency, the House, and the Senate. After years of deadlock,…
Rank this Week: 1773

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Features articles on criminal defense in Dallas and throughout Texas. By Broden & Mickelsen.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Jan 17

    Court Software is Blamed for Wrongful Arrest

    Court Software is Blamed for Wrongful Arrest
    Many factors lead to wrongful arrests. Forensic evidence could be flawed, a witness may have identified the wrong suspect or sometimes pressure from interrogators leads to a false confession. In Alameda County, California, a new and alarming…
  • Jan 10

    Texas Sees Increase in Inappropriate Student-Teacher Relationship

    Texas Sees Increase in Inappropriate Student-Teacher Relationship
    It’s no coincidence that many of the most lurid national headlines about inappropriate relationships between teachers and students are from Texas. In 2016, Texas saw a boom in prosecutions for these types of relationships, the Houston…
  • Jan 10

    Texas Sees Increase in Inappropriate Student-Teacher Relationship

    Texas Sees Increase in Inappropriate Student-Teacher Relationship
    It’s no coincidence that many of the most lurid national headlines about inappropriate relationships between teachers and students are from Texas. In 2016, Texas saw a boom in prosecutions for these types of relationships, the Houston…
Rank this Week: 1796

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Focuses on federal and state landmark cases and current criminal defense litigation, cases and notable crimes in Dallas, Texas.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blog/
  • Jan 17

    Court Software is Blamed for Wrongful Arrest

    Court Software is Blamed for Wrongful Arrest
    Many factors lead to wrongful arrests. Forensic evidence could be flawed, a witness may have identified the wrong suspect or sometimes pressure from interrogators leads to a false confession. In Alameda County, California, a new and alarming…
  • Jan 10

    Texas Sees Increase in Inappropriate Student-Teacher Relationship

    Texas Sees Increase in Inappropriate Student-Teacher Relationship
    It’s no coincidence that many of the most lurid national headlines about inappropriate relationships between teachers and students are from Texas. In 2016, Texas saw a boom in prosecutions for these types of relationships, the Houston…
  • Jan 10

    Texas Sees Increase in Inappropriate Student-Teacher Relationship

    Texas Sees Increase in Inappropriate Student-Teacher Relationship
    It’s no coincidence that many of the most lurid national headlines about inappropriate relationships between teachers and students are from Texas. In 2016, Texas saw a boom in prosecutions for these types of relationships, the Houston…
Rank this Week: 1984

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Reddin & Singer, L.L.P.

http://www.milwaukeecriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1851

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
Rank this Week: 3422

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    What Will Happen To The Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooter?

    What Will Happen To The Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooter?
    INTRODUCTION It was an eerie feeling. As I walked into Terminal 2 of the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood Airport, just days after the horrific shooting, I was consumed with emotion. It hit me that I was in “The room where it happened.”…
  • Nov 11

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice
    PROBLEM Each year, approximately 450,000 Americans are held in jail every day because they don’t have enough money to bond out. It’s been called a “wealth-based detention scheme.” Many have had enough of this unfair…
  • Nov 11

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice
    PROBLEM Each year, approximately 450,000 Americans are held in jail every day because they don’t have enough money to bond out. It’s been called a “wealth-based detention scheme.” Many have had enough of this unfair…
Rank this Week: 1697

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 17

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

    The Element of Shock or Alarm For Open and Gross Lewdness Conviction
    Open and Gross Lewdness Open and gross lewdness and lascivious behavior in Massachusetts is a crime under G.L. c. 272 Section 16. To convict someone of this crime the prosecuting attorney must prove the element of shock or alarm. This…
  • Dec 28

    Criminal Charges for Stabbing Someone in Massachusett

    Criminal Charges for Stabbing Someone in Massachusett
    Stabbing Someone in Massachusetts One of the more personal and highly violent criminal offenses in Massachusetts is stabbing another person. Stabbings are usually the result of hot emotions or fits of rage, and they can cause minor, serious,…
  • Dec 10

    Proving Intent in Larceny By False Pretenses Case

    Proving Intent in Larceny By False Pretenses Case
    Larceny by False Pretenses Larceny over $250 by false pretenses is a felony in Massachusetts under G.L. c. 266 Section 34. The law simply states that “[w]hoever, with intent to defraud and by a false pretense, induces another to part…
Rank this Week: 4274

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1977

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Court Orders Drunk Driver to Speak About His Crime

    Court Orders Drunk Driver to Speak About His Crime
    According to a recent news story from WFMZ-TV News, a Pennsylvania man has been ordered by the judge to complete 25 hours of community service.  This will consist of traveling to different colleges in the area and speaking about his…
  • Jan 14

    Everett Man Arrested Twice, Allegedly Picked Up Child While Drunk

    Everett Man Arrested Twice, Allegedly Picked Up Child While Drunk
    According to a recent news article from News 7 Boston, a man was just arrested in Everett for allegedly driving drunk while picking up his young child from school. It appears this was the second time he’s been recently arrested for this…
  • Jan 10

    MADD Assigns Ratings to State Drunk Driving Laws – Mass. Doesn’t Rate So High

    MADD Assigns Ratings to State Drunk Driving Laws – Mass. Doesn’t Rate So High
    Each year, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) release a “Report to the Nation,” as they call it, on the state of drunk driving laws across the U.S.  The agency assigns a rating ranging from one to five stars to determine…
Rank this Week: 2930

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Supreme Court Tackles Immigrant Deportation Case

    Supreme Court Tackles Immigrant Deportation Case
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “If I have an outstanding warrant, what should I do?” The Supreme Court will soon hear an important case touching on several hot topics: immigration, deportation and…
  • Jan 10

    Facebook Torture Video Leads To Calls For Hate Crime Charge

    Facebook Torture Video Leads To Calls For Hate Crime Charge
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Do I need to hire an attorney if I have been falsely accused?” The news became a national sensation almost immediately after it happened. A group of four black young…
  • Jan 5

    Prosecutors Seek Info From Amazon Echo To Help Solve Murder Case

    Prosecutors Seek Info From Amazon Echo To Help Solve Murder Case
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “When can I post on Social media about my ongoing case?” The news that prosecutors have asked Amazon to release data from its Echo personal assistant grabbed headlines…
Rank this Week: 2991

Crime in the Suites

Crime in the Suites

Covers white collar defense issues, including civil forfeiture, federal crimes, federal sentencing and internet law. By the Ifrah Law Firm.

http://crimeinthesuites.com/
  • Jan 17

    Alexa: Play Confession

    Alexa: Play Confession
    It sits in your house, passively recording everything you say.  It knows what you like.  It knows what you listen to.  It knows what you buy.  It knows who’s in the room with you.  And now, it might tell the…
  • Dec 6

    ‘Tis the Season of Giving: Supreme Court Expands Insider Trading Liability to Recipients of “Gift” Stock Tip

    ‘Tis the Season of Giving: Supreme Court Expands Insider Trading Liability to Recipients of “Gift” Stock Tip
    Just in time for the holiday season, the Supreme Court has ruled that gift-giving is truly its own reward.  But far from embodying the spirit of generosity that typically goes with that saying, the Court has ruled that the warm feeling…
  • Aug 12

    The E-Rate Honey Pot

    The E-Rate Honey Pot
    When you grant access to a $ 4 billion fund and give fund participants relative autonomy in how they use those funds, ne’er-do-wells will sniff their way to the honey pot. Keeping them out can be a challenge. So goes the story of the…
Rank this Week: 4646

Orland Park Criminal Defense…

Orland Park Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office of John S. Fotopoulos, P.C.

http://www.fotopouloslaw.com/orland-park-criminal-lawyer/
  • Jan 17

    Can an Accuser Stop Me From Proving My Innocence?

    Can an Accuser Stop Me From Proving My Innocence?
    Although television legal dramas might lead you to think the criminal justice system is infallible—the heroic police and prosecution always manage to catch the clearly guilty defendant—the reality is there are many people in…
  • Dec 29

    Can My Doctor File a Medical Lien Against My Personal Injury Settlement?

    Can My Doctor File a Medical Lien Against My Personal Injury Settlement?
    Following a car accident, your first priority is seeking treatment for your injuries. As we all know, medical care is expensive, especially if you lack sufficient insurance. Even a simple accident can lead to thousands of dollars in unpaid…
  • Dec 16

    How a “Structural Error” Can Render a Criminal Trial Unconstitutional

    How a “Structural Error” Can Render a Criminal Trial Unconstitutional
    If you are facing felony charges, it is important to make sure the court respects all of your constitutional rights. While even the best judges make honest mistakes, such errors can prove costly when you are facing the loss of your freedom…
Rank this Week: 2106

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 2032

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jan 16

    “Happy Endings” Massage Parlors Busted for Sexual Solicitation in Utah

    “Happy Endings” Massage Parlors Busted for Sexual Solicitation in Utah
    Five “happy endings” massage parlors in St. George Utah were busted for sexual solicitation after undercover officers were offered sexual favors for cash following a massage. Happy endings massage parlors Four massage parlors in…
  • Jan 11

    Intentional Child Abuse Charges for Utah Mom Who Locked Son in Bathroom for a Year

    Intentional Child Abuse Charges for Utah Mom Who Locked Son in Bathroom for a Year
    A southern Utah mom is facing intentional child abuse charges after authorities discovered she had been keeping her 12 year old son locked in a bathroom for over a year. Neglected basic needs of a child Authorities responded to a welfare…
  • Jan 9

    Armed Robbery of Salt Lake City Restaurant

    Armed Robbery of Salt Lake City Restaurant
    Multiple cases of armed robbery with a similar suspect description were reported by Salt Lake City restaurants within a two day stretch prior to the New Year. String of establishments robbed at gunpoint Within a 48 hour window, four different…
Rank this Week: 4610

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 16

    Book Release Tomorrow!

    Book Release Tomorrow!
    Tomorrow, Jan. 17, I’ll be at Boswell Books in Milwaukee at 7:00 p.m. for an event to mark the release of my new book, Wisconsin Sentencing in the Tough-on-Crime Era: How Judges Retained Power and Why Mass Incarceration Happened…
  • Jan 11

    U.S. Prison Population Continues Slow Decline; Wisconsin’s Inches Up

    U.S. Prison Population Continues Slow Decline; Wisconsin’s Inches Up
    Ringing in the new year, the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics recently released its data on prisoners in the United States in 2015. After rising consistently for about four decades, the U.S. prison population (state and federal combined)…
  • Dec 28

    Sentencing and Disgust

    Sentencing and Disgust
    Sixty years in prison may seem like a long time for a crime not involving homicide, but such was the term Nathan Brown received in the Northern District of New York for producing and possessing child pornography. Brown’s sentence was…
Rank this Week: 3237

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

Covers DUI charges and legal defenses. By Matthew W. Reisig.

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
  • Jan 16

    Scotch Plains NJ Former Top Cop Charged in DWI Crash

    Scotch Plains NJ Former Top Cop Charged in DWI Crash
    The former police chief of Scotch Plains, New Jersey, who retired in March, has been charged with driving under the influence after he crashed his vehicle into a utility pole in South Plainfield in September. Brian T. Mahoney, 51, spent…
  • Jan 16

    Proposed Legislation in NJ Could Mean Jailtime For DWI With Fatalitie

    Proposed Legislation in NJ Could Mean Jailtime For DWI With Fatalitie
    Legislation being considered in New Jersey’s state senate would create a new felony charge that prosecutors could levy against drunk drivers involved in fatal crashes. Under a proposal by State Senator Dave Oroho, R-24, a third degree…
  • Jan 16

    Falsified Calibration Data Could Upend 20,000 DWI Convictions in NJ

    Falsified Calibration Data Could Upend 20,000 DWI Convictions in NJ
    A New Jersey State Police sergeant whose job was to calibrate Alcotest devices in several counties has been accused of records tampering in a case that may compromise more than 20,000 DWI convictions over a seven year period. Sgt. Marc…
Rank this Week: 3653