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Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

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

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Apr 11

    Law Office of W.F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.

    Law Office of W.F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.
    Criminal Defense Attorney reviews."Casey's strong arguments during the hearing made all the difference ..."Written by: Google+W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary, Jr.4.9 / 5 starsLaw Office of W.F. ''Casey'' Ebsary, Jr.Casey is a Criminal lawyer and DUI…
  • Apr 9

    Pinellas Drug Court Avoid Prison

    Pinellas Drug Court Avoid Prison
    Pinellas Drug CourtPinellas County Drug Court Defense Attorney and former prosecutor is frequently asked several questions. Drug Court is an 18 month supervision program with Department of Corrections / Drug Pre-Trial Intervention. This is…
  • Mar 10

    Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card - Chapter 893 Statute if Florida Legalizes Medical Marijuana? - Part 13

    Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card - Chapter 893 Statute if Florida Legalizes Medical Marijuana? - Part 13
    Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card?Can Police refuse to accept a Florida Medical Marijuana Patient Card?Under current Florida Drug Laws: Florida Statute 893.13.6(b) If law enforcement confronts a citizen for…
Rank this Week: 1126

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense…

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law news and cases. By Marcia G. Shein.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Apr 11

    US Supreme Court issues ruling on domestic violence weapons ban

    US Supreme Court issues ruling on domestic violence weapons ban
    The United States Supreme Court ruled late last month that a 1996 law prohibiting people who have been convicted of domestic violence may not later possess a firearm, regardless of whether the underlying case included evidence of actual…
  • Apr 4

    Georgia law enforcement notes an uptick in I-75 drug arrest

    Georgia law enforcement notes an uptick in I-75 drug arrest
    Interstate travel is common in the United States. The interstate highway system facilitates the easy flow of traffic across state lines. But, law enforcement may often conduct traffic stops on the highway. Residents of Georgia and many other…
  • Mar 28

    Georgia teacher accused of federal child pornography offense

    Georgia teacher accused of federal child pornography offense
    Any kind of criminal charge may lead to significant consequences. But, when it comes to allegations of child pornography, a person may face issues that do not necessarily arise with many other types of criminal allegations. The impact on…
Rank this Week: 1183

Cybercrime Review

Cybercrime Review

Explores new technology, recent legal developments, and interesting arguments at the intersection of computers and the law. By Jeffrey Brown.

http://www.cybercrimereview.com/
Rank this Week: 1355

New York Criminal Defense Attorney…

New York Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newyorkcriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 10

    New York Drivers Beware—Operation Hang-Up Starts This Week

    New York Drivers Beware—Operation Hang-Up Starts This Week
    For drivers in New York State beginning today, April 10, 2014, be careful if you are a hand held cell phone user on the highways and local streets. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the start of “Operation Hang Up”, by which…
  • Apr 7

    Distracted Driving Statistic

    Distracted Driving Statistic
    There are various types of distractions which can lead to a distracted driving accident, and traffic charges which could result in the loss of driving privileges. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the…
  • Feb 4

    Texting While Driving Tickets Skyrocket In 2013

    Texting While Driving Tickets Skyrocket In 2013
    2013 saw a huge increase in texting while driving tickets in New York State. There has been a contemporaneous increase in enforcement and the penalties for this traffic infraction since the law was first instituted in 2009. This past year,…
Rank this Week: 1147

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/
  • Apr 10

    Parties Submit Dueling Letters Over Validity of Rengan Rajaratnam Indictment

    Parties Submit Dueling Letters Over Validity of Rengan Rajaratnam Indictment
    In a flurry of letters following oral argument on Rengan Rajaratnam's pending motion to dismiss the indictment against him, the government and Rajaratnam's defense counsel continue to debate whether Count One of the indictment is proper…
  • Apr 7

    Government Argues Ample Evidence Supports Martoma Conviction

    Government Argues Ample Evidence Supports Martoma Conviction
    On Thursday, the government opposed Mathew Martoma’s motion to set aside the jury’s insider trading verdict, claiming that they “presented ample proof” from which a reasonable jury could have found him guilty on…
  • Apr 1

    Flawed Wiretap Affidavits Lead to Dismissal of Securities Fraud Charges in Alleged Stock Manipulation Case

    Flawed Wiretap Affidavits Lead to Dismissal of Securities Fraud Charges in Alleged Stock Manipulation Case
    Last week, Judge Stephen V. Wilson of the United States District Court for the Central District of California dismissed a criminal securities fraud case against nine individuals after the government admitted that misstatements and omissions…
Rank this Week: 1420

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Covers traffic law, criminal law, injury law, and family law news from around Southern New Jersey. By the Law Offices of Joseph Lombardo.

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • Apr 8

    Are Rap Lyrics Admissible Evidence in Court?

    Are Rap Lyrics Admissible Evidence in Court?
    “Gangsta rap” music is a little like punk music: bluntly-worded, in-your-face, and notorious for relentlessly pushing the label.  Rap lyrics about the gangster lifestyle have been leading to scandals, debates, and headlines…
  • Mar 25

    Is Marijuana Legalization Coming to New Jersey?

    Is Marijuana Legalization Coming to New Jersey?
    In the ’60s and ’70s, it was civil rights and Vietnam.  In the ’80s it was “trickle-down” and the Cold War. Today, marijuana legalization has taken over America’s news media as the hot-button political…
  • Feb 25

    New Jersey Democrats Propose Tighter Gun Control

    New Jersey Democrats Propose Tighter Gun Control
    Gun control is a seemingly inexhaustible source of debate in the United States, including the state of New Jersey.  In the past, we’ve blogged about personalized smart guns making headway in the Garden State, and as technology…
Rank this Week: 1255

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug and theft crimes. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 8

    Defendants Charged in Natick for Mutual Assaults Fail to Appear for Arraignment

    Defendants Charged in Natick for Mutual Assaults Fail to Appear for Arraignment
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a Natick woman, Erika Lambe-Holland, and her boyfriend, Michael George Simmons, were accused of attacking each other in separate incidents last weekend. The article states that…
  • Mar 14

    Office of the Inspector General Issues Report on Hinton Lab Scandal

    Office of the Inspector General Issues Report on Hinton Lab Scandal
    This past week, the Massachusetts’ Office of the Inspector General (OIG) issued its long-awaited report on the Hinton drug lab scandal. The purpose of the OIG’s investigation was to look at how the Hinton lab was run for the…
  • Mar 10

    SJC Weighs in on Annie Dookhan

    SJC Weighs in on Annie Dookhan
    Earlier this week, the Supreme Judicial Court issued its decision in Commonwealth v. Scott.  In the decision, the SJC made it easier for defendants who were convicted of drug offenses involving Dookhan drug certificates, and who are now…
Rank this Week: 1392

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

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

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
  • Apr 7

    Short Wins - The "the victims a person is convicted of defrauding have to be the same ones as the ones he was indicted for defrauding" edition

    Short Wins - The "the victims a person is convicted of defrauding have to be the same ones as the ones he was indicted for defrauding" edition
    Last week was a busy week in the federal circuits. There's a lot there to be interested in, especially if you have a case at the intersection of mental health issues and the law. If, however, your interests are a bit more prosaic, you might…
  • Apr 1

    Short Wins - The Forfeiture Order Gets Reversed Version

    Short Wins - The Forfeiture Order Gets Reversed Version
    There were a handful of good wins in the federal circuits last week. Notably, United States v. Annabi, pushed back on a government forfeiture because the language in the indictment was inadequate. Forfeiture is a huge issue in criminal cases…
  • Mar 28

    Short Wins - The Smurfing Edition

    Short Wins - The Smurfing Edition
    The big news in this edition of Short Wins is United States v. Abair - a simply crazy Seventh Circuit. I already wrote about it for a general legal audience on Above the Law (Inspector Javert Goes Smurfing in Indiana) - for our purposes,…
Rank this Week: 1411

White Collar Defense and…

White Collar Defense and Compliance

Covers developments in criminal law, federal case law, and statutes. Published by Alan Leibman of Fox Rothschild.

http://whitecollarcrime.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1218

Dayton DUI Information

Dayton DUI Information

Covers DUI for Dayton area residents. By Suhre & Associates, LLC.

http://suhrelawdayton.com/blog/
  • Apr 3

    Why You Should Oppose Annie’s Law

    Why You Should Oppose Annie’s Law
    Up front: This blog is not meant in any way to disrespect the family and friends of Annie Rooney who, in her loving memory, have promoted Annie’s Law with nothing but good intentions and concern for public safety. That said, here is why…
  • Apr 1

    Who Reads Anything Anyway

    Who Reads Anything Anyway
    You should.  Especially where it relates to a letter to drive from court. That is what you get when a court grants limited driving privileges on a suspension in Dayton, Ohio for DUI, OVI, or other offense.  If you don’t make…
  • Mar 12

    Dayton OVI Lawyer Speak

    Dayton OVI Lawyer Speak
    I presented at the Annual Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, or OACDL, Advanced OVI Seminar in Columbus last week. I focused on changes if the Ohio Administrative Code, OAC. The OAC regulates how blood, breath, and…
Rank this Week: 1111

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Covers Illinois criminal, DUI and traffic law. By Gainor and Gosch, PC.

http://www.criminallawyerillinois.com
  • Mar 28

    New Illinois law makes speeding 26 mph over the limit a crime

    New Illinois law makes speeding 26 mph over the limit a crime
    Illinois tollway drivers are finding out that state laws on speeding aren’t what they used to be. Drivers used to have to worry about misdemeanor charges only when speeding more than 30 MPH over the limit. But under a new law in 2014, a…
  • Oct 23

    New Illinois law bans mugshot web sites while Google removes them from search

    New Illinois law bans mugshot web sites while Google removes them from search
    People make mistakes… That’s just life, right? But things are different in today’s world, because social media like Facebook and Twitter are available to document people’s mistakes forever. In an instant, arrest…
  • Oct 23

    New Illinois law bans internet sites from posting mugshots while Google also removes them from web

    New Illinois law bans internet sites from posting mugshots while Google also removes them from web
    People make mistakes… Same as it always was, and will be. Right? But things are different in today’s world, because social media like Facebook and Twitter are available to document people’s mistakes forever. In an instant,…
Rank this Week: 1213

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Mar 12

    Personal Bankruptcy

    Personal Bankruptcy
    In a straight Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the bankruptcy trustee cancels many or all of your debts. At the same time the trustee might also sell or liquidate some of your property to pay your creditors.  One of the primary purposes of…
  • Mar 10

    Will Barbie's Jeep Land You In Judge Ken's Courthouse?

    Will Barbie's Jeep Land You In Judge Ken's Courthouse?
    We purchase all manner of motorized vehicles for our toddlers.  They look so cute riding around pretending to be grownup and driving to work.  Little do we know that if these young ‘drivers' commit a ‘traffic offense' we…
  • Mar 10

    How JUSTICE is really achieved in our court system.

    How JUSTICE is really achieved in our court system.
    So… last week you were speeding down the highway when you were stopped by the Maine State Police outside of the York Maine toll booths on your way back to your home in Massachusetts.  The officer smelled "booze" on your breath and…
Rank this Week: 1185

Philadelphia Criminal Defense…

Philadelphia Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law, drug crimes, and criminal defense in Pennsylvania. By Marc Neff.

http://www.philadelphiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 6

    United States Supreme Court Rules No Warrant Needed To Enter Home

    United States Supreme Court Rules No Warrant Needed To Enter Home
    The Supreme Court recently ruled that police do not always need a warrant to search your property. As long as two occupants disagree about allowing officers to enter, and the resident who refuses access is then arrested, police may enter the…
  • Mar 4

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court Declines to Apply “Good Faith Exception”

    Pennsylvania Supreme Court Declines to Apply “Good Faith Exception”
    The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has issued an opinion declining to apply the “good faith exception” for an individual’s arrest. In March of 2010, a Pennsylvania State Trooper received radio communication that a vehicle was…
  • Feb 11

    US Supreme Court Struggles with Child Pornography Restitution

    US Supreme Court Struggles with Child Pornography Restitution
    Justices at the US Supreme Court on Wednesday grappled with the difficult question of whether a person convicted of downloading and possessing two computer images of child pornography can be forced to pay $3.4 million in restitution to the…
Rank this Week: 1090

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black,…

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black, PLLC Blog

Covers DUI and criminal defense.

http://www.aaronblacklaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    Why I am I charged with Aggravated DUI?

    Why I am I charged with Aggravated DUI?
     Aggravated DUI as a Class 4 Felony is charged in Arizona if you were: Driving or in Actual Physical Control of a vehicle; and Impaired by alcohol to the slightest degree or over a .08 BAC; and You knew or had reason to know your…
  • Feb 27

    Scottsdale DUI Lawyer

    Scottsdale DUI Lawyer
    The Law Office of Aaron Black just launched its new website scottsdaleduidefenselawyer.com. Not only does Aaron represent Phoenix DUI cases, but he handles numerous DUI and criminal cases in the Scottsdale area. If you have been charged with…
  • Feb 24

    More People are Getting Home Detention for DUI Arrest

    More People are Getting Home Detention for DUI Arrest
    More people are getting home detention as part of their jail sentences according to azcentral.com. For a first time regular .08 BAC DUI the minimum sentence is 10 days in jail with 9 suspended (1 day). However, if you are found guilty of an…
Rank this Week: 1375

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

http://www.shermancriminallawyer.com/
  • Feb 24

    Theft by Texas (Part Four)

    Theft by Texas (Part Four)
    The punishment scheme for theft in Texas is relatively straight-forward by statute, which stair-steps from a Class C traffic level all the way up to a first degree felony. The statute says theft is: "(1) a Class C misdemeanor if the value…
  • Feb 10

    Theft by Texas (Part Three)

    Theft by Texas (Part Three)
    Theft does not even require that you actually take the property permanently. "Deprive" is defined to mean "(A) to withhold property from the owner permanently or for so extended a period of time that a major portion of the value or enjoyment…
  • Jan 15

    Theft by Texas (Part Two)

    Theft by Texas (Part Two)
    The Penal Code says that "Consent is not effective if: (A) induced by deception or coercion; (B) given by a person the actor knows is not legally authorized to act for the owner; (C) given by a person who by reason of youth, mental…
Rank this Week: 1267

San Antonio Traffic Ticket Blog

San Antonio Traffic Ticket Blog

Covers traffic tickets, speeding ticket defense, moving and non-moving violations, local court information. By Coquat Law Firm.

http://www.trafficticketsa.com/Blog/
  • Feb 20

    Safe Neighborhood Driving

    Safe Neighborhood Driving
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SAThe trained traffic ticket lawyers at The Coquat Law Firm and Traffic Ticket San Antonio want to remind all of our readers to always practice Safe Neighborhood Driving. If everyone…
  • Feb 10

    San Antonio Rodeo Warrant Roundup

    San Antonio Rodeo Warrant Roundup
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SAIf you are going to be going to the San Antonio stock show and rodeo and you have traffic tickets you need to be careful. Officers from the 2014 Warrant roundup will be scanning license plates in the…
  • Feb 2

    2014 San Antonio Warrant Roundup

    2014 San Antonio Warrant Roundup
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SAThe 2014 San Antonio Warrant Roundup is almost here! Every year The Coquat Law Firm takes time to remind all of our readers about the 2014 San Antonio Warrant Roundup. What you need to know about…
Rank this Week: 1324

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: 1395

Ohio Attorney Blog

Ohio Attorney Blog

Offers insight and information about the legal headlines affecting the Southwest Ohio community. By Diehl & Hubbell, LLC.

http://diehlhubbell.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 8

    Tom Diehl Named “Top 100″ by National Trial Lawyer

    Tom Diehl Named “Top 100″ by National Trial Lawyer
    Tom Diehl Named “Top 100″ by National Trial Lawyers Recently, Thomas J. Diehl of Diehl & Hubbell was named a “Top 100″ Lawyer by the prestigious National Trial Lawyers. Diehl & Hubbell was founded in 1988 by…
  • Mar 20

    Warren County Store Owner Found Guilty of Trafficking Bath Salt

    Warren County Store Owner Found Guilty of Trafficking Bath Salt
    http://www.nbcnews.com/id/51263347/ns/local_news-cincinnati_oh/ Click the above link to find out more about the Warren County, Ohio, store owner convicted of trafficking bath salts. The man was convicted today at the Warren County Court of…
  • Mar 1

    Super Lawyers: Martin E. Hubbell, Attorney at Law

    Super Lawyers: Martin E. Hubbell, Attorney at Law
    Martin E. Hubbell visit superlawyers.com Filed under: Headlines Tagged: diehl and hubbell partners, lebanon super lawyer, marty hubbell super lawyers, superlawyer hubbell, warren county super lawyer
Rank this Week: 1388

Record Clearing Blog

Record Clearing Blog

Covers criminal record removal. By Higbee & Associates.

http://www.recordclearing.org/blog/
  • Jan 2

    A Changed Man

    A Changed Man
    Some time ago (2000) I made a bad mistake at a bar and had 3 XTC pills and 2 small bags of cocaine on me. They were in separate bags so I was charged with possession and manufacturing of a [...]The post A Changed Man appeared first on Free…
  • Jan 2

    Young Lovers Spat

    Young Lovers Spat
    I have a misdemeanor charge in Colorado Springs with my ex-girlfriend back when I was 26 or 27 yrs old which puts the year around 1990 or 91. We over drank one night at home, then got into an argument.  My girlfriend was…
  • Dec 14

    Illinois Record Sealing Law Expanded

    Illinois Record Sealing Law Expanded
    A new Illinois law, House Bill 3061, goes into effect on January 1, 2014 and will allow individuals convicted of some Class 3 and 4 felony offenses to seal the records from their conviction. This change in the expungement law [...]The post…
Rank this Week: 1232

Puerto Rico Association of…

Puerto Rico Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Covers appellate practice, Apprendi, bifurcation, capital cases, civil rights, confrontation clause, evidence, and more.

http://pracdl.typepad.com/pracdl/
  • Sep 14

    Position Announcement: Federal Public Defender for the District of Puerto Rico

    Position Announcement: Federal Public Defender for the District of Puerto Rico
    The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is accepting applications for the position of Federal Public Defender for the District of Puerto Rico. The term of appointment is four years with an annual salary of $155,500. The…
  • Dec 4

    PRACDL 2011 Annual Assembly, Elections and Dinner

    PRACDL 2011 Annual Assembly, Elections and Dinner
    PRACDL will host its annual assembly, elections and dinner on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. The venue will be Castellanos Rest. on Domenech, near corner of Muñoz Rivera Ave. Please see the following announcement. …
  • Oct 14

    PRACDL Recognizes Active Charter Member

    PRACDL Recognizes Active Charter Member
    Recently PRACDL celebrated its 20th Anniversary and a plaque was given to each of the Charter Members who are still members.
Rank this Week: 1403

New York Federal Criminal Practice

New York Federal Criminal Practice

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

http://www.nyfederalcriminalpractice.com/
  • Jul 13

    A Perfect Prosecution - People v. DSK

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

    Second Circuit Issues Notable Decisions Applying Rule of Lenity

    Second Circuit Issues Notable Decisions Applying Rule of Lenity
    The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers recently published its winter edition of Atticus, showcasing the two impressive honorees at the upcoming annual dinner of the NYSACDL Foundation, Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman and…
  • Jul 17

    Second Circuit Issues Notable Rulings on Prior Bad Acts and Knowledge in Conspiracy Case

    Second Circuit Issues Notable Rulings on Prior Bad Acts and Knowledge in Conspiracy Case
    The NYSACDL has published its latest edition of Atticus, downloadable here, featuring this author's column "Second Thoughts."  This quarter, I consider the Court's decisions in Curley (admissibility of prior-act evidence involving the…
Rank this Week: 1362

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law and defense in Massachusetts. By the Law Office of Robert J. Wheeler, Jr.

http://www.bostoncriminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Jun 3

    Supreme Court rules on forced DNA swabbing as part of booking procedure

    Supreme Court rules on forced DNA swabbing as part of booking procedure
    The Supreme Court held today that taking and analyzing an arrestee's cheek swab for DNA is like fingerprinting and photographing and is a legitimate booking procedure, reasonable under the Fourth Amendment. In Maryland v. King, the facts…
  • May 9

    Massachusetts drug distribution and probable cause to search a home

    Massachusetts drug distribution and probable cause to search a home
    Here in Massachusetts, probable cause to believe that drugs will be found in one's home cannot be established by the simple fact that a known drug dealer lives in the home. There is a large body of law dealing with questions of whether there…
  • May 3

    Developments in Massachusetts marijuana crimes defense

    Developments in Massachusetts marijuana crimes defense
    Last month, the highest court in our Commonwealth issued opinions that will favorably affect persons accused of Massachusetts marijuana crimes. In Commonwealth v. Jackson, the court decided that socially sharing small amounts of marijuana…
Rank this Week: 1248

Texas Federal Criminal Law Blog

Texas Federal Criminal Law Blog

Provides analysis of criminal law cases. By Michael McCrum.

http://www.texasfederalcriminallawblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Sentencing Commission Recommends 2013 Amendment

    Sentencing Commission Recommends 2013 Amendment
    Last week, the U.S. Sentencing Commission voted to submit to Congress proposed amendments to our "beloved" sentencing guidelines. A text of the amendments is here. The amendments will be formally submitted to Congress by May 1, and they will…
  • Jan 2

    Results Are In on Fair Sentencing Act

    Results Are In on Fair Sentencing Act
    In today's world, where approval ratings of Congress are alarmingly low, we grow less and less hopeful that our government can effectively function. Every now and then, however, we see a glimmer of light that offers some positive indication…
  • Dec 27

    Defense Forensic Expert Trumps PSR

    Defense Forensic Expert Trumps PSR
    Two married doctors were charged with several types of health care fraud crimes, including, (1) "upcoding" cheaper "trigger-point injections for more expensive "facet-point" injections, (2) submitting "phantom" bills for services never…
Rank this Week: 1397

The Wretched of the Earth

The Wretched of the Earth

Covers issues affecting the poor and indigent.

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

    Reciprocal Discovery Bill Becomes Less Reciprocal

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

    More Bad Bills at the Lege

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

    Evisceratimg the Rules of Evidence

    Evisceratimg the Rules of Evidence
    Wow, this is a dumb bill being kicked around the Lege this year. Check it out.
Rank this Week: 1058

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog covers DWI/DWAI, traffic violations, gun crimes, weapon crimes, prostitution, and other criminal offenses. By New York attorneys, Tilem & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1402

Sharifi & Baron Blog

Sharifi & Baron Blog

Covers Utah criminal law, criminology and criminal defense.

http://utahcrimlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1237

Fraud, Phishing and Financial…

Fraud, Phishing and Financial Misdeeds

Covers identity theft.

http://fraudwar.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    Identity Thieves Target Uncle Sam

    Identity Thieves Target Uncle Sam
    Identity thieves seem to like to target the government. With April 15th, nearing, the news is awash with fraudsters using other people's identities to claim an earned income tax credit worth thousands of dollars. Of course, we should feel…
  • Jul 7

    Phony Collectors Want Your Credit/Debit Card Information

    Phony Collectors Want Your Credit/Debit Card Information
    About a week ago, I was made aware of a fraud group operating from a Tampa, Florida number, who were calling people and using some pretty heavy-handed tactics to collect (steal) money. Interestingly enough, the person that let me know about…
  • Jan 2

    Will 2010 be a Banner Year for Identity Thieves?

    Will 2010 be a Banner Year for Identity Thieves?
    For the past six months or so, this blog was put on hold. I could come up with a lot of excuses why it was put on hold -- such as increased workload and job responsibilities -- but I probably just needed a break from writing.Now that I am…
Rank this Week: 1174

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: 1134

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers news and updates on Alabama DUI cases. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.alabamaduilawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Most DUI Accidents Caused By First-Time Offender

    Most DUI Accidents Caused By First-Time Offender
    Though 2nd and 3rd time DUI offenders create a high risk of accidents when back on the road, research indicates that the majority of fatal DUI accidents are actually caused by first-time offenders. MADD is one organization speaking out to…
  • Apr 12

    Pedestrian Entered Path of Pickup: DUI Charges Follow

    Pedestrian Entered Path of Pickup: DUI Charges Follow
    Getting behind the wheel is dangerous, not only because you can be held accountable for what you do, but you can also be charged unfairly for what others do. A recent accident and criminal case sheds light on the potential dangers of drunk…
  • Apr 8

    Are Alcohol Detection Bracelets Reliable?

    Are Alcohol Detection Bracelets Reliable?
    Alcohol monitoring bracelets are often given to individuals on probation or who have been previously charged with drunk driving. They have also been used in cases of domestic violence where alcohol has played a role or cases where alcohol…
Rank this Week: 1888

The Confrontation Blog

The Confrontation Blog

Covers the Confrontation Clause and developments related to Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004). By University of Michigan Law Professor Richard D. Friedman.

http://confrontationright.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    Something brewing?

    Something brewing?
    Papers in three of the cases mentioned in my post of February 27 – Derr v. Maryland, No. 13-637, Galloway v. Mississippi, No. 13-761, and Edwards v. California, No. 13-8618 – have been distributed for this Friday’s…
  • Feb 27

    Pending and recent cert petitions on forensic lab report

    Pending and recent cert petitions on forensic lab report
        This week, the Supreme Court denied cert in Medina v. Arizona, No. 13-735.  The case presented the question of whether an autopsy report concluding that the death was a homicide caused by blunt force trauma is…
  • Dec 17

    Pending cert petitions seeking clarification of William

    Pending cert petitions seeking clarification of William
    An anonymous reader has pointed out that the second petition for certiorari in Turner v.  United States, No. 13-127, one of the cases that was GVRed (grant, vacate, remand) in light of Williams v. Illinois, came before the…
Rank this Week: 2273

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland laws on drug arrests, DUI and gun crimes. By the Herbst Firm.

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Prosecutors Critical Of Decriminalization

    Prosecutors Critical Of Decriminalization
    The dramatic comeback for marijuana decriminalization in Maryland is now complete, as the Governor signed the General Assembly's bill into law earlier this week. Come October it will no longer be a crime for a person over the age of 18 to…
  • Apr 10

    Decriminalization To Become Law. Now What?

    Decriminalization To Become Law. Now What?
    This week the state senate for a second time voted to decriminalize simple possession of marijuana. The bill included a few modifications, which the house inserted over the weekend in order to satisfy enough delegates. Among the…
  • Apr 5

    Marijuana Decriminalization Not Stashed Away Yet

    Marijuana Decriminalization Not Stashed Away Yet
    Marijuana dominated the media attention in the first three months of this year's legislative session, but state lawmakers once again made little progress when it came time to vote. Today though, delegates will convene to conduct one last…
Rank this Week: 1869

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/
  • Apr 16

    Rethinking the Role of Agencies in Private Regulatory Enforcement

    Rethinking the Role of Agencies in Private Regulatory Enforcement
    David Freeman Engstrom, Agencies as Litigation Gatekeepers, 123 Yale L. J. 616 (2013).Mark SeidenfeldOver the past several decades, many scholars have weighed in on benefits and detriments of authorizing private parties to sue to enforce…
  • Apr 15

    Employer Retaliation Policies and the Retaliation Catch-22

    Employer Retaliation Policies and the Retaliation Catch-22
    Deborah L. Brake, Retaliation in an EEO World, 89 Ind. L.J. 115 (2014).Alex B. LongWhistleblowers and workplace retaliation victims continue to make headlines in the national media. From Edward Snowden to NFL players Chris Kluwe and…
  • Apr 14

    The Supreme Court Flunks Again

    The Supreme Court Flunks Again
    John H. Langbein, Destructive Federal Preemption of State Wealth Transfer Law in Beneficiary Designation Cases: Hillman Doubles Down on Egelhoff, Vand. L. Rev. (forthcoming, 2014), available at SSRN.Tom GallanisNearly twenty-five years ago,…
Rank this Week: 1944

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/
  • Apr 15

    Maryland Governor O’Malley Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

    Maryland Governor O’Malley Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Bill
    By Julia Cole, Price Benowitz Junior Editor Yet another U.S. state has passed legislation decriminalizing the possession of small amounts of marijuana. According to the Washington Post, on April 14, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley…
  • Apr 9

    Maryland Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

    Maryland Passes Marijuana Decriminalization Bill
    By Tracy Manzer, Price Benowitz Senior Editor of Content Maryland lawmakers on Monday signed off on a number of historic and important pieces of legislation before adjourning for the year, including a bill that decriminalizes possession of…
  • Mar 24

    Maryland Man Charged With DUI After Hitting Police Cars, Other Driver

    Maryland Man Charged With DUI After Hitting Police Cars, Other Driver
    By Julia Cole, Price Benowitz Junior Editor The consequences associated with driving an automobile after drinking excessive amounts of alcohol are wide-reaching and, sometimes, even lethal. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety…
Rank this Week: 1538

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: 2128

Environmental Crimes Blog

Environmental Crimes Blog

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

http://environmentalblog.typepad.com/environmental_crimes_blog/
  • Apr 15

    ALI CLE Criminal Enforcement of Environmental Crimes Conference

    ALI CLE Criminal Enforcement of Environmental Crimes Conference
    On June 5, 2014, my good friend, Jud Starr, will be hosting the ALI CLE Criminal Enforcement of Environmental Crimes Conference in Washington, D.C. The conference has been put on annually for the last eighteen years or so and is...
  • Feb 19

    Local Fort Worth Company Investigated

    Local Fort Worth Company Investigated
    In January this year, federal agents from the USEPA descended upon Billmark Company, a metal plating company in Haltom City, TX, pursuant to a search warrant issued as a part of a criminal investigation into the discharge of cadmium into...
  • Dec 23

    John Emerson Tuma Update

    John Emerson Tuma Update
    As those of you who follow this blog know, we covered the trial of John Tuma last spring and reported on his conviction and sentencing in the Western District of Louisiana. Tuma subsequently appealed. Oral argument took place November 4,...
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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/
  • Apr 15

    Debate sobre la "Unión Civil" entre personas del mismo sexo

    Debate sobre la "Unión Civil" entre personas del mismo sexo
    Como quiera que nadie opina, he considerado que trascribir un inteligente debate que vengo teniendo con un amigo virtual, me permito compartirlo, a él se pueden incorporar todas las personas que deseen, será un verdadero placer…
  • Apr 11

    ¿Y el diálogo en Venezuela?

    ¿Y el diálogo en Venezuela?
    ¿Y el diálogo en Venezuela? El día de ayer, jueves 11 de abril de 2014,  pude ver desde el inicio (reflexión del Presidente de Venezuela, señor Nicolás Maduro Moros)  y hasta la octava…
  • Apr 9

    Unión Civil entre homosexuales, una locura jurídica.

    Unión Civil entre homosexuales, una locura jurídica.
    El proyecto de "unión civil" es una locura jurídica, ¿porqué?, veamos: A raíz de una cita de la la Biblia, muchos se han interesado en destruirla. Bien, como todos los que están a favor de…
Rank this Week: 1975

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

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

    Busted for Drugs? Here Are the Possible Penalties in Texa

    Busted for Drugs? Here Are the Possible Penalties in Texa
    It’s never a good idea to find out which drugs are strictly controlled by the state of Texas after being arrested. It just might be too late to avoid a serious criminal conviction. A drug conviction charge can devastate the future of…
  • Apr 11

    Money Laundering Penalties in Harris County, Texa

    Money Laundering Penalties in Harris County, Texa
    Perhaps you’ve already learned that it’s easier than you thought to get caught up in a money laundering scheme. Texas money laundering laws are constantly being updated to keep up with new ways of getting around the law. Money…
  • Apr 8

    Incompetence: The Perfect Get out of Jail Free Card

    Incompetence: The Perfect Get out of Jail Free Card
    Being elected as one of the nine judges at the Texas Criminal Court of Criminal Appeals is an honorable, yet a very difficult way to serve justice in the Lone Star State. This is a judicial body that determines whether the State of Texas…
Rank this Week: 1697

Leyba Defense blog

Leyba Defense blog

Covers Washington State criminal matters including DUI issues.

http://www.leyba-defense.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    Can hiring a good DUI Attorney ever backfire?

    Can hiring a good DUI Attorney ever backfire?
    Recently I was in a local court in King County when I happened to catch the tail end of a heated conversation between a fellow Seattle DUI Attorney (who is well respected among defense attorneys) and a Prosecutor.  Afterwards I was just…
  • Apr 10

    Local cop gets arrested for DUI with BAC less than legal limit

    Local cop gets arrested for DUI with BAC less than legal limit
    In case you had any questions about whether there is such a thing as a “legal limit” anymore on DUI cases in Washington State.  This should answer that question.  A local law enforcement officer was recently arrested for…
  • Mar 25

    Possible questions to ask when looking for an IID company following a DUI arrest

    Possible questions to ask when looking for an IID company following a DUI arrest
    If you have been arrested for a DUI then chances are at some point you may face an ignition interlock device requirement.  Either through the Court as a condition of release, through the Department of Licensing following a license…
Rank this Week: 1845

Questions and Answers About…

Questions and Answers About Arrests, Criminal Procdures and Policies

By the Law Offices of Patituce & Associates, LLC.

http://www.patitucelaw.com/faqs/
  • Apr 14

    Will The Statement I Made To Police Be Used Against Me?

    Will The Statement I Made To Police Be Used Against Me?
    When questioned by police, many people make statements. These statements may be complete confessions, or they may just be a few words, but either way, the police will likely use anything you say against you. You may think you did not say…
  • Apr 14

    What Is Dash Cam Video?

    What Is Dash Cam Video?
    Although it is becoming more common, many people do not realize that many police departments now have cameras in the police cars that record traffic stops. Although these videos do not always capture the entire encounter or may not have…
  • Apr 14

    What Is A Booking Video?

    What Is A Booking Video?
    Although you may not know it, many jails use video cameras in their jail cells and booking areas. If you are arrested and returned to the jail, you may very well be on video. These cameras may capture the paperwork, fingerprinting,…
Rank this Week: 1562

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/
  • Apr 14

    Fighting for Reduced Restitution in Fort Lauderdale Criminal Case

    Fighting for Reduced Restitution in Fort Lauderdale Criminal Case
    In some Fort Lauderdale felony defense cases, the defendant can be ordered to pay restitution and compensation to any victims who may be involved. In traffic cases, if you are or were an insured driver, depending on your policy, it's possible…
  • Apr 5

    Poor Condition of Vehicle Can be Grounds for Traffic Stop

    Poor Condition of Vehicle Can be Grounds for Traffic Stop
    Historically, courts have given a broad leeway to police officers when it comes to traffic stops, often granting a greater weight to public safety than to the rights of the accused. However, these powers are not limitless. If a police…
  • Mar 27

    Florida SB 1118 Would Impose Stricter Standard for Drug DUI

    Florida SB 1118 Would Impose Stricter Standard for Drug DUI
    Florida voters are on the verge of determining whether marijuana should be legal in this state for medicinal purposes, as so far 21 other states and D.C. have done. It's important to note that such a measure wouldn't make driving while…
Rank this Week: 1664

Rhode Island Criminal Defense Blog

Rhode Island Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Rhode Island criminal law and constitutional criminal rights. By Matthew T. Marin.

http://matthewtmarin.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    Can I Expunge My Felony Charge in Rhode Island?

    Can I Expunge My Felony Charge in Rhode Island?
    A question that is frequently asked by potential clients is whether they can expunge a prior felony offense.  While the question may seem straightforward, such a determination can be difficult.  First, your felony charge must be…
  • Apr 12

    Assault Charges Dismissed in the Rhode Island District Court

    Assault Charges Dismissed in the Rhode Island District Court
    We are pleased to report that yesterday morning charges of misdemeanor simple assault and battery pending against a Client were DISMISSED in the Rhode Island District Court.  The Client had been facing a misdemeanor charge of simple…
  • Apr 10

    DUI Charges Dismissed in Rhode Island District Court

    DUI Charges Dismissed in Rhode Island District Court
    Rhode Island DUI charges pending against a Client were dismissed today in the Fourth Division District Court in Wakefield, Rhode Island.  The charge, DUI with blood alcohol content between 0.10 and 0.15, was completely dismissed after…
Rank this Week: 1624

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 10

    ANOTHER ASSAULT & BATTERY CHARGE AVOIDED

    ANOTHER ASSAULT & BATTERY CHARGE AVOIDED
    On Friday, December 13, 2013, DL, a 44 year old truck driver from Dracut was delivering a load of crushed stone to a construction site in Andover. DL and the foreman at the construction site got into a heated argument about where the crushed…
  • Apr 9

    9 YEAR OLD WARRANT CANCELLED

    9 YEAR OLD WARRANT CANCELLED
    Back in 2005 PT, then age 31, kited checks at a local bank in Holyoke, MA and ended up owing the bank $1,100.00. Check kiting is illegal and when he refused to pay the bank the $1,100.00 a criminal complaint for Larceny by Check Over $250 was…
  • Apr 9

    ANOTHER DUI NOT GUILTY

    ANOTHER DUI NOT GUILTY
    At about 2:00 AM on February 4, 2014 the Andover police noticed a car parked on a street near downtown Andover. The car was running and the lights were on. MG, a 41 year old man from North Andover was alone in the car, in the front seat,…
Rank this Week: 1620

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Gilbert G. Garcia Law Firm.

http://www.texaspossessionofmarijuanalawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1767

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Covers criminal defense and DUI issues in the Nashville, TN area. By Rob McKinney.

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • Apr 10

    Follow Up to The Proposed Open Carry Firearms Law

    Follow Up to The Proposed Open Carry Firearms Law
    Here is a follow up to yesterday's post on the proposed law to allow open carry of firearms in Tennessee. Currently, T.C.A 39-17-1307 makes it illegal to carry a handgun at a place open to the public where one or more persons are…
  • Apr 9

    The Dumbest Law Ever

    The Dumbest Law Ever
    Senator Mae Beavers led the passage for one of the dumbest laws ever passed by the Tennessee Senate. The Open Carry Firearms Freedom Act  would allow a person to openly carry a firearm around the streets of Tennessee . No more of…
  • Apr 7

    What Does a District Attorney General Do ?

    What Does a District Attorney General Do ?
    In Davidson County and Rutherford County , there are contested elections for the office of District Attorney. Some voters just have a vague notion of what the duties are of the District Attorney. I have a confession to make, even…
Rank this Week: 1555

Lori Levin Blog

Lori Levin Blog

Covers Illinois criminal justice, juvenile justice, guardianship and mental health law issues.

http://www.lorilevinlaw.com/blog.html
  • Apr 10

    Successe

    Successe
         I am pleased to announce that this is another week of success stories. Today, I received a final administrative decision determining that the Department of Children and Family Services' indicated finding of abuse…
  • Apr 3

    Mentoring

    Mentoring
         Mentoring, both formally and informally, has always been an important component of the legal profession.  Good legal skills cannot be learned merely by attending law school. During my long career, I have been…
  • Mar 31

    The Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act

    The Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act
           Over ten years ago, the Illinois legislature enacted the Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act, 325 ILCS 2 et. al., to allow distressed parents of an infant the ability to safely relinquish a newborn…
Rank this Week: 2234