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The Rodriguez Law Group Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense matters in Los Angeles.

http://www.aerlawgroup.com/blog.html
  • Aug 7

    What Happens at an Arraignment?

    What Happens at an Arraignment?
    What happens after you’ve been arrested for a crime in California? According to the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, you must be “informed of the nature and cause” of your arrest. This Sixth Amendment right…
  • Aug 2

    How Do Bail and Bonds Work?

    How Do Bail and Bonds Work?
    If you are arrested for a crime you may be required to post bail before you are released from police custody. What is bail? What if I don’t have cash to pay the amount set by a court? Who can help me post bail? As experienced California…
  • Aug 1

    California Deputy Attorney General Arrested and Charged With Possession of Child Porn

    California Deputy Attorney General Arrested and Charged With Possession of Child Porn
    In California, you can face severe consequences if you are convicted for possessing or distributing child pornography. Last month, we learned that when the San Diego Internet Crimes Against Children task force receives information that child…
Rank this Week: 2094

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Aug 7

    1 facing felony criminal charges after allegedly faking document

    1 facing felony criminal charges after allegedly faking document
    There are many circumstances in which an individual could be accused of a crime. Facing criminal accusations can be a stressful and intimidating process, and a conviction can affect a person's life in various ways, personal and professional…
  • Jul 31

    Investigation leads to drug charges against former police officer

    Investigation leads to drug charges against former police officer
    When authorities investigate an individual or individuals for drug-related activity, any evidence that is uncovered could also lead to criminal charges for others as well. Whether due to surveillance footage or simply the words of another,…
  • Jul 10

    Surveillance footage leads to arrest for alleged armed robbery

    Surveillance footage leads to arrest for alleged armed robbery
    Those accused of a crime may find it beneficial to remember that they will remain innocent until -- and only if -- proven guilty in court. However, prosecutors often attempt to submit various types of evidence against an accused…
Rank this Week: 2346

The Law Offices of David Stein…

The Law Offices of David Stein Blog

Covers family law.

http://www.familylawdc.com/blog/
  • Aug 6

    TREATMENT IN LIEU OF CRIMINAL PROSECUTION

    TREATMENT IN LIEU OF CRIMINAL PROSECUTION
    The Court of Appeals in Paz Cruz v. United States, decided on August 3, 2017, analyzed and highlighted the DC Statute that provides a legal basis for seeking alcohol treatment in lieu of criminal prosecution. Specifically, DC Code §…
  • Jul 23

    STEP-PARENT/DOMESTIC PARTNER ADOPTION: LEGAL PARAMETERS

    STEP-PARENT/DOMESTIC PARTNER ADOPTION: LEGAL PARAMETERS
    While the decision to adopt a child can be an exciting one, the complexities of adoption laws and the corresponding regulations can be potentially discouraging or overwhelming for the prospective families. Step-parent adoption is a type of…
  • Jul 3

    TRI-PARENTING; LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS

    TRI-PARENTING; LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS
    The concept of multiple parents finds its support amongst many as the vocation of parental duties expands in families undergoing separation as well as homosexual families undertaking a journey to having a child. On March 8, 2017, the Supreme…
Rank this Week: 3648

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law.

http://michigancriminalattorney.com/category/blog/
  • Aug 6

    Royal Oak’s Unlawful Vehicle Noise Ordinance – Update

    Royal Oak’s Unlawful Vehicle Noise Ordinance – Update
    Woodward Avenue is host of the Annual Dream Cruise which draws thousands of car enthusiasts and their vehicles all summer long. Many of those vehicles make more noise than others and sometimes their owners do it purposely. They rev their loud…
  • Mar 8

    Unlawful Police Search Leads to Dismissal of Felony Drug Charges in Ann Arbor

    Unlawful Police Search Leads to Dismissal of Felony Drug Charges in Ann Arbor
    Drug offense prosecutions almost always involve a police search which are sacredly protected by the Constitution. The Fourth Amendment states that all persons shall be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. There is no higher law in…
  • Feb 10

    The Law Offices of Barton Morris Inspires a Culture of Compassion

    The Law Offices of Barton Morris Inspires a Culture of Compassion
    Team members pictured: Sarah Tarockoff, Thomas Jacobs, Christina Iski, Marko Stakich, Tiffane Post, Bridjet Morris, and Barton Morris. Last month we had the privilege to do a little volunteer work in the kitchen of I Am My Brother’s…
Rank this Week: 2172

No Papered: A Washington DC DUI…

No Papered: A Washington DC DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Scrofano Law.

http://blog.scrofanolaw.com/
  • Aug 5

    Which Police Agencies Can Make DC DUI Arrests?

    Which Police Agencies Can Make DC DUI Arrests?
    The District of Columbia is unique for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is the fact that there are dozens of police departments whose officers regularly patrol the city. Between the Metropolitan Police Department, the United States…
  • Jul 25

    Admitting to Driving in a DUI

    Admitting to Driving in a DUI
    A couple was arrested in New Jersey this week for two separate instances of drunk driving, each within six hours of each other according to a report from USA Today’s Daily Record.  The boyfriend was the first to be arrested after a…
  • Feb 3

    Deportation for Minor Traffic Offenses in Trump’s America

    Deportation for Minor Traffic Offenses in Trump’s America
    On January 25, 2016, Trump signed two draconian executive orders targeting documented and undocumented immigrants in the United States. There has been much attention regarding the executive orders barring refugees and any citizens’…
Rank this Week: 2571

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 4

    What the New Bond Issue Means for the Accused in Illinoi

    What the New Bond Issue Means for the Accused in Illinoi
    Access to bond and bail is meant to be a constitutional right, but there are certain requirements that might prove to be impediments to some people when they attempt to assert this right. Illinois requires that a person who is granted bail…
  • Aug 2

    How to Get a Reprieve or Discharge in Chicago

    How to Get a Reprieve or Discharge in Chicago
    Even when a crime has been committed and a person has been convicted, there are opportunities for that person to get a discharge or reprieve depending on the circumstances. There are cases in which there is a public interest in overturning…
  • Jul 28

    Will Chicago Ever be a Sanctuary City? Immigration Law in Practice

    Will Chicago Ever be a Sanctuary City? Immigration Law in Practice
    The law on sanctuary cities has been at the heart of Chicago politics for some time now. Sanctuary cities are hated by conservative government officials precisely because they threaten one of the cornerstones of federal immigration policy.…
Rank this Week: 2617

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Aug 4

    DID YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO BE THERE? BURGLARY IN ILLINOIS

    DID YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO BE THERE? BURGLARY IN ILLINOIS
    Suppose you were visiting a public building. You had business in the building and had every right to be there. But while there, you entered an office marked “private,” and stole some cash off a desk. Does that make you a…
  • Jul 14

    DO I NEED AN ILLINOIS FIREARM ID IF I AM LICENSED OUT OF STATE?

    DO I NEED AN ILLINOIS FIREARM ID IF I AM LICENSED OUT OF STATE?
    The answer depends on what you mean by “licensed.” Illinois law requires gun owners to possess a valid Firearm Owner’s Identification (FOID) card issued by the state. There is an exception, however, for non-Illinois…
  • Jul 4

    POLICE MUST VIDEOTAPE MURDER INTERROGATIONS IN ILLINOIS

    POLICE MUST VIDEOTAPE MURDER INTERROGATIONS IN ILLINOIS
    Illinois law requires that police videotape anytime they question you about murder charges provided that you are in custody. If police fail to record the entire interrogation, a judge may throw out any statements you made even after the tape…
Rank this Week: 2510

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 4

    14 Mistakes Men Make in Divorce

    14 Mistakes Men Make in Divorce
    When a person is in the middle of an emotional time, it can be difficult to make good, long-term decisions. A divorce is the very definition of an emotional time, and plenty of divorced people have lived to regret decisions made in the heat…
  • Aug 2

    Ayo and Iken Recap

    Ayo and Iken Recap
    It has been another impactful first half of the year for the Ayo & Iken law firm as our attorneys continue to fight for their clients facing difficult times, dealing with everything from freeing a client unfairly jailed to keeping a…
  • Jun 12

    Want a Bad Idea? Stay Together for the Kid

    Want a Bad Idea? Stay Together for the Kid
    Dinnertime is increasingly strained and the kids are pretty sure mom and dad don’t like one another all that much. There’s no small talk going on, no laughing at private jokes, no acknowledgement of one another’s days, even…
Rank this Week: 1741

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Aug 4

    Do you lose your driver’s license for a DUI?

    Do you lose your driver’s license for a DUI?
    During the initial consultation, one of the most frequent questions is: “Will I lose my driver’s license because of the DUI?” The short answer is that it depends. After a DUI arrest, your driver’s license is…
  • Apr 14

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance
    The goal for the attorney in a DUI case involving a breath test reading over .08 is getting the breath test result thrown out of evidence. In order to get the breath test results thrown out, the DUI defense attorney can file a motion to…
  • Apr 6

    Statistics on Administrative Suspensions in 2015

    Statistics on Administrative Suspensions in 2015
    Recent statistics from the Bureau of Administrative Review Officers shows that for all of the administrative suspensions invalidated in 2015, the hearing officers gave the following reasons listed in descending order by percentage: No .02…
Rank this Week: 3890

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law, juvenile law, and domestic violence. By the Law Offices of Rudolph E. Loewenstein.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 3

    If You See Someone in Trouble, is it a Crime Not to Help?

    If You See Someone in Trouble, is it a Crime Not to Help?
    Here is the scenario: Bob is fishing at Lake X. Sally is swimming and seems to be struggling and then disappears beneath the water. Does Bob, who is an excellent swimmer, have a duty to help save Sally? In a word, NO. Legally, he has no duty…
  • Jun 26

    In Orange County, CA, Can Jurors Be Removed Simply Because of Their Race?

    In Orange County, CA, Can Jurors Be Removed Simply Because of Their Race?
    Can prosecutors strike minorities from a jury simply because of their race? Since 1978 criminal attorneys in California have not been allowed to remove potential jurors from a jury simply because of their race. During voir dire, or…
  • Jun 12

    Juvenile Law at it’s Best

    Juvenile Law at it’s Best
    Restored Faith My job, as a criminal defense attorney, is difficult.  The judges, by and large, are against me and my client.  The District Attorney is often unwilling to be sympathetic to the human side of my client’s…
Rank this Week: 3039

Colorado Criminal Lawyer Blog

Colorado Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.colorado-criminal-lawyer-online.com/
Rank this Week: 4388

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/
  • Aug 3

    The Judge That Blew The Case

    The Judge That Blew The Case
    My client was facing a life sentence for burglary with an assault and armed robbery. She had been a prostitute most of her life, and had been labeled a “Habitual Violent Offender” by the prosecutors, based on her extensive…
  • Aug 3

    The Judge That Blew The Case

    The Judge That Blew The Case
    My client was facing a life sentence for burglary with an assault and armed robbery. She had been a prostitute most of her life, and had been labeled a “Habitual Violent Offender” by the prosecutors, based on her extensive…
  • May 31

    Why Some Legal Analysts Are Wrong About Tiger Wood’s DUI Case?

    Why Some Legal Analysts Are Wrong About Tiger Wood’s DUI Case?
    INTRODUCTION Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you now know that Tiger Woods was arrested for DUI (Driving Under The Influence) in South Florida this Memorial Day weekend. Many in the “court of public opinion” have…
Rank this Week: 1145

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    Supreme Judicial Court Reaffirms Disability Protections for Medical Marijuana Patient

    Supreme Judicial Court Reaffirms Disability Protections for Medical Marijuana Patient
    In Barbuto v. Advantage Sales and Marketing, the Supreme Judicial Court recently blazed a trail as the first state high court to extend state employment protections to medical marijuana users where those protections were not explicitly…
  • Jul 24

    Has Trump Violated Criminal Laws? If so, should he be prosecuted?

    Has Trump Violated Criminal Laws? If so, should he be prosecuted?
    Three publications in the last two weeks have highlighted the issue of whether President Trump has violated criminal laws while in office. They also raise the question of whether, if he has, a prosecutor should or should not bring charges…
  • Jul 21

    Zalkind Law’s Emma Quinn-Judge Honored as one of the 2017 Top Women of Law

    Zalkind Law’s Emma Quinn-Judge Honored as one of the 2017 Top Women of Law
    We are proud to announce that partner Emma Quinn-Judge is being honored as one of the 2017 Top Women of the Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.  The annual award recognizes women lawyers for outstanding accomplishments in the legal…
Rank this Week: 1807

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1442

Wright Law Group Blog

Wright Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal law topics.

http://wrightlawgroupnv.com/blog/
  • Aug 2

    NRS Does Not Conflict FHA Mortgage

    NRS Does Not Conflict FHA Mortgage
    NEVADA SUPREME COURT FINDS THAT NRS 116 DOES NOT CONFLICT WITH MORTGAGES INSURED BY THE FEDERAL HOUSING ADMINISTRATION (FHA) We previously reported on the recent July 27, 2017, recent decision from the Nevada Supreme Court where the Court…
  • Aug 1

    Retroactive Win

    Retroactive Win
    THE WRIGHT LAW GROUP WINS A SUPREME COURT VICTORY FOR HOA CASES IN NEVADA In an important  Nevada Supreme Court decision issued on July 27, 2017, the Court handed down a powerful decision concerning the retroactivity of their previous…
  • Jul 30

    Supreme Court Victory

    Supreme Court Victory
    THE WRIGHT LAW GROUP WINS A SUPREME COURT VICTORY FOR HOA CASES IN NEVADA In a landmark Nevada Supreme Court decision hot off the Supreme Court presses on July 27, 2017, the Court handed down a powerful decision concerning the retroactivity…
Rank this Week: 2198

Psychology of Law and Criminal…

Psychology of Law and Criminal Behavior

By Kenneth Padowitz.

http://www.psychology-criminalbehavior-law.com/
  • Aug 2

    How “Expert” is Expert Testimony?

    How “Expert” is Expert Testimony?
    The Eye-Opener The legal system as we know it, places considerable emphasis on expert testimony. On a reasonable scale, there is no expectation that such testimony would be accurate at all times and in all instances. However, digging deep…
  • Feb 4

    Cultural Influence On Crime

    Cultural Influence On Crime
    One can take many different stances when asked to determine the causes of criminal activity. One area of research that has been gaining popularity views crime as a product of the culture or subculture to which one belongs, rather than…
  • Jan 28

    Rational Choice as a Theory of Crime

    Rational Choice as a Theory of Crime
    Rational choice is a prominent theoretical model in many fields of research, though many criminologists continue to doubt its applicability as a general theory of crime. Much of this skepticism can be attributed to the over-simplification of…
Rank this Week: 1776

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense law, including recent policy changes and supreme court rulings. By Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Aug 2

    The Connection Between Expert Witness and Ineffective Assistance

    The Connection Between Expert Witness and Ineffective Assistance
    Effective Assistance One of the primary appeals of the United States of America and its Constitution is the protection of the fundamental rights of citizens. The Sixth Amendment guarantees certain fundamental rights of all citizens. A few of…
  • Jul 17

    Corrine Brown Guilty – Fraud & Tax Evasion

    Corrine Brown Guilty – Fraud & Tax Evasion
    Former US Rep. Corrine Brown faces years in prison after a Florida court found her guilty of diverting funds from a charity that were meant for helping poor students. There was no date set for her sentencing. The guilty verdict came after a…
  • Jun 20

    Why DNA is not Foolproof

    Why DNA is not Foolproof
    DNA Evidence To be fair, DNA evidence would go down in history as one the most influential technologies by the criminal justice system. However, its much-touted “infallibility” is falling like a pack of cards in the face of…
Rank this Week: 1771

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://blog.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Aug 1

    The Most Important Way to Prevent Probable Cause for Arrest

    The Most Important Way to Prevent Probable Cause for Arrest
    5 Things You Should Know about Your Rights in a Police Stop and Arrest . In Mesa AZ you cannot be arrested on the basis of a non-criminal traffic violation. However, that changes if you fail to stop or flee when police signal you to pull…
  • Jul 27

    Arizona Passes Law Allowing First Responders to Administer Lifesaving Overdose Drug

    Arizona Passes Law Allowing First Responders to Administer Lifesaving Overdose Drug
    Overview of AZ HB 2489: Combatting Heroin Overdoses A bill we have been following closely, AZ HB 2489 was passed on April 10, 2015. The expected  effective date is July 3, 2015. Arizona now joins 26 other US states that have passed…
  • Jun 19

    What You Need to Know About Your Rights in a Frisk

    What You Need to Know About Your Rights in a Frisk
    Arizona Supreme Court decisions have potential to influence future case decisions when similar questions for the court arise. The Court held that a person can be frisked if the officer has a reasonable belief that a person is armed with a…
Rank this Week: 3148

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal defense.

http://gregoryandwaldo.com/blog/
  • Aug 1

    Do I Need to Hire an Attorney if I Plan to Plead Guilty?

    Do I Need to Hire an Attorney if I Plan to Plead Guilty?
    The post Do I Need to Hire an Attorney if I Plan to Plead Guilty? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. Well, now you think they’ve got you dead to rights. There’s no way out of the mess you’re in, and pleading…
  • Jul 12

    Can A Personal Injury Attorney Make a Difference In My Case?

    Can A Personal Injury Attorney Make a Difference In My Case?
    The post Can A Personal Injury Attorney Make a Difference In My Case? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. If you have suffered a personal injury through no fault of your own and intend to seek compensation, it’s easy to…
  • Jul 7

    Plea Deal or Trial?

    Plea Deal or Trial?
    The post Plea Deal or Trial? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. If you have been accused of a crime, you have the right to a trial by jury. You also have the right to accept a plea bargain. Approximately 90 percent of…
Rank this Week: 2543

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

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

    How a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Can Be Crucial to your Criminal Case

    How a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Can Be Crucial to your Criminal Case
    There is a process to the criminal court. A person is not automatically found guilty of a crime and sentenced. There are many hurdles and protections given to each and every person through the United States Constitution so that their rights…
  • Aug 1

    The Importance of Winning Over an Angry Los Angeles Hit and Run Victim

    The Importance of Winning Over an Angry Los Angeles Hit and Run Victim
    Oftentimes in a Los Angeles Hit and Run there will be a person who has been negatively impacted by a person’s alleged actions. It may be someone that has been injured or that someone’s property has been injured. Either way, they…
  • Aug 1

    Sentencing in a Los Angeles Criminal Case

    Sentencing in a Los Angeles Criminal Case
    There are two ways to be convicted of a criminal offense in Los Angeles. You are not automatically convicted when you are arrested or when you are charged. In order to be convicted, you must have entered a plea of guilty voluntarily before…
Rank this Week: 2774

White Collar Alert

White Collar Alert

Provides news and insight to counsel and legal observers concerning white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, government litigation and regulatory compliance. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://whitecollarblog.mmwr.com
  • Aug 1

    Will the Rise of the Cell Phone Mean the Death of the Third-Party Doctrine?

    Will the Rise of the Cell Phone Mean the Death of the Third-Party Doctrine?
    This guest post was authored by Molly Dolinger, a summer associate with Montgomery McCracken. There are currently more cell phones in the U.S. than there are people. Given the increasingly mobile-dependent state of our society, it should…
  • Jul 28

    SCOTUS to Clarify Protections for Securities Fraud Whistleblower

    SCOTUS to Clarify Protections for Securities Fraud Whistleblower
    This guest post was authored by Bianca Valcarce, a summer associate with Montgomery McCracken. The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to review the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers and…
  • Jul 20

    Fifth Amendment Concerns Result in Overturned Convictions in First Criminal LIBOR Appeal

    Fifth Amendment Concerns Result in Overturned Convictions in First Criminal LIBOR Appeal
    The Second Circuit yesterday became the first court of appeals to address a criminal appeal regarding the government’s investigation into the manipulation of the London Interbank Offered Rate (“LIBOR”). Its decision in…
Rank this Week: 2649

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

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

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    BCS Community Impact at Tremont Avenue

    BCS Community Impact at Tremont Avenue
    Last Friday, Bronx Community Solutions teamed up with Precinct 48 and Community Board #6 to host a special graffiti cleanup event along Tremont Avenue. The graffiti has been a serious concern for shop owners in the area, who were worried that…
  • Jul 25

    BCS at Harmony Day

    BCS at Harmony Day
    by Caroline Yang, Summer InternAbove: BCS Clients and staff members helping clean up at Harmony DayToday the BCS Community Service team took a break from its usual routine, and brought clients to Van Cortlandt Park to help out with the NYPD's…
  • Jul 25

    Punishment to Public Health Conference

    Punishment to Public Health Conference
    This post was written by BCS intake staff member Ramon Semorile.On June 8th and 9th I attended to the Punishment to Public Health (P2PH) Conference, a collaboration between John Jay College and the NYC Department of Health. The purpose of the…
Rank this Week: 1448

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

http://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    New Bill Proposes Mandatory Treatment for Drug Overdose Victim

    New Bill Proposes Mandatory Treatment for Drug Overdose Victim
    The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has proposed a new bill that would order individuals who have suffered a drug overdose and survived to submit to mandatory drug treatment or otherwise face prosecution on a drug charge, which if…
  • Jul 31

    Will I Go to Jail for DUI?

    Will I Go to Jail for DUI?
    In 2004, as a response to a federal law that linked the distribution of federal highway money to states which reduce their DUI blood alcohol content (BAC) thresholds to .08, Pennsylvania changed its DUI laws to conform to this DUI standard.…
  • Jul 24

    New Report Emphasizes the Dangers of Drugged Driving

    New Report Emphasizes the Dangers of Drugged Driving
    Although the number of drunk driving incidents has declined in recent years, a new and equally dangerous, and often more complex problem now poses a significant threat to the driving public – drugged driving, also referred to as driving…
Rank this Week: 1682

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

Covers public criminal justice and defense. By Luftman, Heck & Associates LLP.

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    What to Do If You Are Falsely Accused of a Crime in Ohio

    What to Do If You Are Falsely Accused of a Crime in Ohio
    Unfortunately, wrongful accusations, charges, and convictions do occur in the justice system. Everyone operating in that system, including police, investigators, attorneys, and judges are fallible and capable of making mistakes. When this…
  • Jul 19

    Do Confidential Informants Get Their Charges Dropped?

    Do Confidential Informants Get Their Charges Dropped?
    If you have become the object of the criminal accusation, you may be inclined to do whatever it takes to make the charges disappear – this may be especially true if you are involved in a drug possession case. Drug crime sentences can be…
  • Jun 30

    How Will DUI Affect My Employment?

    How Will DUI Affect My Employment?
    We all know about the dangers of drinking and driving. Driving while intoxicated can lead to accidents, injuries, and deaths. It can also lead to harsh penalties and lifelong consequences such as a criminal record. A criminal record can…
Rank this Week: 1781

Blog – Phoenix Criminal Defense…

Blog – Phoenix Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Arizona criminal law and justice. By Howard Snader.

https://www.snaderlawgroup.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    THINK TWICE BEFORE YOU GET EVEN: ARIZONA’S NEW REVENGE PORN LAW

    THINK TWICE BEFORE YOU GET EVEN: ARIZONA’S NEW REVENGE PORN LAW
    Arizona’s first attempt at a “Revenge Porn” law was overturned by the Arizona Supreme Court.  It took awhile, but our wonderful legislature went back to the drawing board and crafted a new version. The New Law Arizona…
  • Jun 29

    HOW MUCH TIME AM I GOING TO GET?: ARIZONA’S SENTENCING LAWS IN A NUTSHELL

    HOW MUCH TIME AM I GOING TO GET?: ARIZONA’S SENTENCING LAWS IN A NUTSHELL
    In Arizona, after one is convicted of a criminal offense, the judge will sentence you. The range of sentencing will depend on the type of offense involved. As a criminal defense attorney, we actually have books devoted to sentencing.…
  • May 9

    You Just Got Sentenced. Now What? Part 2: The Post Conviction Relief (PCR) Proce

    You Just Got Sentenced. Now What? Part 2: The Post Conviction Relief (PCR) Proce
    In Arizona, there are two basic means of challenging your conviction: Appeal and Post Conviction Relief (PCR). Each is governed by its own set of rules and limitations. And, in this brief article, there is no way possible to summarize the…
Rank this Week: 3174

McKneely Law Firm Legal Blog

McKneely Law Firm Legal Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Michael McKneely.

https://www.fresnocriminalattorney.com/legal-blog/
  • Jul 31

    DNA Evidence Can Be Wrong

    DNA Evidence Can Be Wrong
    The use of DNA testing has undoubtedly revolutionized how criminal cases are investigated and prosecuted. Widely regarded as irrefutable evidence, traces of your genetic information can connect you to a criminal investigation, and later…
  • Jul 28

    Sex Offenders May Be Offered Early Release Under Prop 57

    Sex Offenders May Be Offered Early Release Under Prop 57
    California is notorious for its overcrowded prisons and a powerful corrections and law enforcement lobby that seeks to keep them that way. The situation is so dire that in 2011, the United States Supreme Court ordered California to take…
  • Jul 26

    Defenses Against Conspiracy Charge

    Defenses Against Conspiracy Charge
    Conspiracy is one of the few offenses you can get charged with when, in a sense, you haven’t actually committed a crime. Even if no one gets hurt, no drugs get sold, or no property gets damaged, you can still face criminal penalties if…
Rank this Week: 3158

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridaabogadocriminal.com/
  • Jul 30

    Hombre de Kissimmee Acusado de 3 Cargos por Agresión Sexual

    Hombre de Kissimmee Acusado de 3 Cargos por Agresión Sexual
    Un hombre de Kissimmee acusado de agredir sexualmente a una niña ha sido arrestado, según la Oficina del Alguacil del Condado de Osceola. El sujeto fue arrestado el 15 de junio y acusado de tres cargos de agresión sexual…
  • Jul 23

    Profesor de la Universidad de Florida Arrestado Por Cargo de Acoso

    Profesor de la Universidad de Florida Arrestado Por Cargo de Acoso
    Un profesor de la Universidad de Florida ha sido arrestado por cargos de cíberacoso, según el reporte policial. El profesor de 45 años en la Escuela de Farmacia es acusado de acosar a una mujer que trabajaba para…
  • Jul 17

    Los Delitos Violentos A La Alza en el Condado de Flagler

    Los Delitos Violentos A La Alza en el Condado de Flagler
    La buena noticia es que los delitos menores van a la baja en el Condado de Flager, pero la mala noticia es que los delitos violentos van a la alza en muchas categorías. Según el Reporte Uniforme de Delitos del Departamento de…
Rank this Week: 1552

JKR Law

JKR Law

Covers criminal laws affecting California residents.

http://www.jkrlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    CALIFORNIA STATE PAROLE BOARD GIVEN MORE DISCRETION TO GRANT PAROLE

    CALIFORNIA STATE PAROLE BOARD GIVEN MORE DISCRETION TO GRANT PAROLE
    CALIFORNIA STATE PAROLE BOARD GIVEN MORE DISCRETION TO GRANT PAROLE For years, members of the State Board of Parole Hearings could, and often would, deny prisoners early release based on their past, focusing solely on the criminal offense…
  • Jun 19

    CALIFORNIA BAIL SYSTEM REVAMP IN DISCUSSIONS IN SACRAMENTO

    CALIFORNIA BAIL SYSTEM REVAMP IN DISCUSSIONS IN SACRAMENTO
      California’s bail system is currently based on ability to pay, rather than risk posed.  Currently, when a person is arrested, bail is set according to a county fee schedule and depends on the seriousness of the alleged…
  • Apr 24

    PROPOSITION 57: HOW IT WORKS

    PROPOSITION 57: HOW IT WORKS
    PROPOSITION 57: THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND REHABILITATION ACT INTRODUCTION Many people have called us about Proposition 57, how it works, and who qualifies. As a result, we have decided to cover this topic to hopefully enlighten and inform you…
Rank this Week: 1667

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    South Florida Man and New Wife Charged with Sexual Assault of Her Sister

    South Florida Man and New Wife Charged with Sexual Assault of Her Sister
    July 29, 2017 Dale Leary, of Cutler Bay had been married to his now ex-wife Claudia for more than 10 years when the couple decided to take in a high school exchange student from Spain. They employed CCI Greenheart, a Chicago-based nonprofit…
  • Jun 26

    Road Rage and Guns, a Growing Problem in South Florida

    Road Rage and Guns, a Growing Problem in South Florida
    Road rage and guns can be a lethal combination here in South Florida. The frequency of these incidents has more than doubled since 2014. Florida and Texas which are states with the largest number of relaxed gun laws, and concealed carry…
  • May 28

    Palm Beach County Men Plead Guilty to Terrorism Related Charge

    Palm Beach County Men Plead Guilty to Terrorism Related Charge
    5/28/2017 When reporters asked Ariana Grande for comment as she disembarked in South Florida they were given no immediate comment. But the young Boca Raton pop star later tweeted through social media the following: “broken. from the…
Rank this Week: 3405

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Harnessing The Hedgehog At Harvard

    Harnessing The Hedgehog At Harvard
    In his book Good To Great, Jim Collins discusses ‘the hedgehog concept’. The concept is essentially this: although the fox is a cunning predator, the hedgehog always defeats the fox because the hedgehog focuses on doing one thing…
  • Jul 8

    How Do Officers Detect Intoxicated Boaters In Ohio?

    How Do Officers Detect Intoxicated Boaters In Ohio?
    This is the week of July 4th.  For some, that means celebrating our nation’s independence with burgers, beer and boats.  As alcohol is often mixed with boating, people are prosecuted and punished for boating under the…
  • Jun 30

    Arrest Theorem For Ohio DUI/OVI Cases: FST ≠ PC

    Arrest Theorem For Ohio DUI/OVI Cases: FST ≠ PC
    Fourth amendment law does not lend itself to mathematical formulas. Rather than using equations to decide Constitutional issues, courts look at the totality of the circumstances and make decisions on a case-by-case basis. This is particularly…
Rank this Week: 2160

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian

    Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian
    Source: Reuters (28 July 2017)https://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-execution-idUSKBN1AD10OJAKARTA (Reuters) - The office of Indonesia's ombudsman has unearthed evidence of rights violations in the execution of a Nigerian drug convict…
  • Jul 28

    Japan executions: Inside the secretive, efficient death chamber

    Japan executions: Inside the secretive, efficient death chamber
    Source: News.com.auhttp://www.news.com.au/world/asia/japan-executions-inside-the-secretive-efficient-death-chambers/news-story/e650b790265fcf2dafc2f8ba9fa1e52fTHERE are polished floors, clean surroundings and symbolic statues.But this place…
  • Jul 28

    Iranian Deputies Push To Abolish Execution For Drug-Related Offense

    Iranian Deputies Push To Abolish Execution For Drug-Related Offense
    Source: Radio Free Europe (23 July 2017)https://www.rferl.org/a/iranian-lawmakers-push-abolish-death-penalty-drug-related-offenses/28633643.htmlIranian lawmakers have proposed changes to the country’s tough antidrugs laws, a move that…
Rank this Week: 1533

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Jul 28

    The Chickenshit Club: Why Americans Sense the Government has Forgotten Them

    The Chickenshit Club: Why Americans Sense the Government has Forgotten Them
    During the aftermath of the financial crisis of 2008-2009 millions of Americans lost their homes, jobs and life savings. As regular Americans suffered, the federal government spent arguably in excess of a trillion taxpayer dollars propping up…
  • May 17

    Rosenstein Appointment of Special Prosecutor Bodes Well for America

    Rosenstein Appointment of Special Prosecutor Bodes Well for America
    It is not possible to find a single major media outlet that simply reports accurate facts without either subtle or overt effort to give a political story a “spin” that matches an editorial agenda whether it is liberal or…
  • May 15

    Thomas Jefferson and I Need Your Help!

    Thomas Jefferson and I Need Your Help!
    Never thought I would write about the connections of Adolf Hitler, Benedict Arnold and Thomas Jefferson, but they have come together in my life. Here’s how the world’s most infamous murderer, America’s most famous traitor…
Rank this Week: 2124

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Jul 27

    I WAS CAUGHT SWITCHING SAMPLES IN MY DRUG TEST WHAT CAN HAPPEN?

    I WAS CAUGHT SWITCHING SAMPLES IN MY DRUG TEST WHAT CAN HAPPEN?
    You were convicted for a drug-related DUI. As part of your sentence, you must submit to random drug testing. You knew you couldn’t pass, so you switched your urine sample with a friend’s. Somehow, the probation officer figured it…
  • Jul 4

    I WAS CAUGHT SWITCHING SAMPLES IN MY DRUG TEST. WHAT CAN HAPPEN?

    I WAS CAUGHT SWITCHING SAMPLES IN MY DRUG TEST. WHAT CAN HAPPEN?
    You were convicted for possession of a controlled substance. The court gave you supervision if you had a misdemeanor or probation if you had a felony. As part of your sentence, you must submit to random drug testing. You knew ……
  • Jun 14

    HOW A SIMPLE WELLNESS CHECK CAN TURN INTO A DUI ARREST

    HOW A SIMPLE WELLNESS CHECK CAN TURN INTO A DUI ARREST
    The officer may have simply been checking to make sure you were OK. You were slumped over your steering wheel, and the officer thought you might have a medical emergency. So she knocked on your window. You were startled and … Continue…
Rank this Week: 2516

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 1715

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

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

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
  • Jul 27

    The set-date system in Ontario needs change and here’s how…

    The set-date system in Ontario needs change and here’s how…
    Complacency starts in set-date Court. A solution on how small changes can have profound effects on delay. Today, across the Province of Ontario, hundreds of lawyers and thousands of unrepresented accused will waste hours waiting to speak to…
  • Jul 10

    7 practical tips on digital evidence for lawyers. Protection, preservation, tracking, and privilege.

    7 practical tips on digital evidence for lawyers. Protection, preservation, tracking, and privilege.
    7 tips for lawyers on guarding privilege, protecting client rights, and tracking evidence in the digital age. When I was an articling student, my principal Jack Pinkofsky used to always say: "Footprints in. Footprints out." Jack would use…
  • Jul 6

    R. v. Alex – Lawful demands and evidentiary shortcuts in over 80 case

    R. v. Alex – Lawful demands and evidentiary shortcuts in over 80 case
    R. v. Alex: the Supreme Court of Canada's ruling that lawful demands are not required in over 80 cases. The Supreme Court has now made it clear, through their judgment in R. v. Alex, that a "lawful demand" is not a prerequisite for…
Rank this Week: 2432

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    New Jersey Appellate Division Addresses DWI Step-Down Provisions in Refusal Case

    New Jersey Appellate Division Addresses DWI Step-Down Provisions in Refusal Case
    New Jersey law imposes increasingly harsh penalties for subsequent convictions of driving while intoxicated (DWI) and refusal to submit to breath testing. Penalties for both offenses may include fines, a driver’s license suspension, and…
  • Feb 13

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

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

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

    DWI Arrests Across State Lines from New Jersey Can Have Very Different Consequence
    Most features of law enforcement in the U.S. operate at the state and local levels. These include traffic laws, like those related to driving while intoxicated (DWI). The legal system in New Jersey, like all states, categorizes alleged…
Rank this Week: 3011

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

Answers common questions regarding California criminal proceedings. By Graham Donath.

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • Jul 26

    Incarceration Tips: How to Prepare for Prison

    Incarceration Tips: How to Prepare for Prison
    After being convicted of a crime, a jail or prison sentence is likely to be most people’s worst case scenario, and for good reason. Jail and prison are not pleasant experiences in even the best of cases. If you’re facing criminal…
  • Jul 19

    How to Seal Arrest Warrants: Penal Code Section 851.8

    How to Seal Arrest Warrants: Penal Code Section 851.8
    Carrying a criminal record can complicate many aspects of life after conviction, but having an arrest on your record can cause significant problems. People who are arrested and charged, but never convicted, can have their arrest records…
  • Jul 12

    What You Need to Know About House Arrest (PC 1203.016)

    What You Need to Know About House Arrest (PC 1203.016)
    You’ll likely have many questions after a conviction for a crime, particularly when it comes to your sentencing. The court decides a punishment based on the severity of a crime and several other factors. While some charges typically…
Rank this Week: 2409

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 24

    The Nooses Tighten

    The Nooses Tighten
    As I type this, it is a little after 1 in the morning in Ohio.  In just under 9 hours, Ron Phillips will be killed at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville.The killers will be a group of prison guards.  It's duty…
  • Jul 22

    And It's Wikipedia by a Noose

    And It's Wikipedia by a Noose
    They plan to kill TaiChin Preyor Thursday.It's not all that surprising.  We're talking Texas, after all.  And while executions are fewer these days than just a few years ago, well . . . .  We're talking Texas, after…
  • Jul 18

    After three and a half year

    After three and a half year
    January 16, 2014.  Just days over three and a half years ago.  That's when a crew of select prison guards strapped Dennis McGuire to a table (we don't really use a gurney) at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville,…
Rank this Week: 4048

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1800

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Jul 24

    I didn’t say, “Simon says”

    I didn’t say, “Simon says”
    Q:            Officer. You testified on direct that my client was talkative when you first approached his car. A:            Yes. As…
  • May 10

    An Ethical Prosecutor Confronts Her Own Witne

    An Ethical Prosecutor Confronts Her Own Witne
    BY DEFENSE COUNSEL ON CROSS Q: Ms. Smith, do you have an email account? A: Do I have an e-mail account? Q: Yes. A: I do. Q: Is it a Yahoo account? A: No. Q: What is your... Read More
  • Apr 4

    At Least There Are No Spelling Error

    At Least There Are No Spelling Error
    The President of the United States has access to the best minds in the country. Presumably, this includes people with a basic grasp of grammar and syntax. “Despite this substantial income figure and tax paid, it is totally... Read More
Rank this Week: 4901

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

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

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

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW
    PERSONAL UPDATE: I woke up this morning realizing that it had been 6 months since my last post. One of the drawbacks to the aging process is that time seems to pass so much faster than when we were younger. … Continue reading →
  • Jan 15

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip
    RULE OF PRIMACY: Following the “Rule of Primacy” is one of the easiest (yet most overlooked) ways for attorneys to improve their trial performance. If you’re a young attorney with aspirations of becoming the next Clarence…
  • Dec 10

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED

    SNAPCHAT AS EVIDENCE: THE SMOKING GUN OFTEN OVERLOOKED
    Greetings to all my cold Minnesota friends (cold hands but warm hearts). I’m writing this post from my winter home in Scottsdale, AZ where it’s currently a balmy 66 degrees. (sorry I couldn’t resist). Since writing my last…
Rank this Week: 1714

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3150

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Covers sex crime laws and cases. By Grabel & Associates.

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

    Northern Michigan Priest Found Not Guilty of Sexual Assault Involving Another Priest

    Northern Michigan Priest Found Not Guilty of Sexual Assault Involving Another Priest
    Unfortunately, it’s all too easy to accuse someone of sexual assault in today’s society. Many who accuse others of sexual assault do so when they aren’t clear on what actually occurred due to the fact they were under the…
  • Jul 20

    Michigan Supreme Court Overturns People v. Alexander

    Michigan Supreme Court Overturns People v. Alexander
    In what looked like an impossible hurdle to climb, the law firm of Grabel and Associates shocked the state of Michigan by winning their second decision before the Michigan Supreme Court in less than a 3-week time span when the highest court…
  • Jun 19

    Teens, Sexting, and the Potential for a Lengthy Prison Sentence

    Teens, Sexting, and the Potential for a Lengthy Prison Sentence
    Recently it was announced the House of Representatives had passed a bill that could effectively leave teenagers facing 15 years in prison for doing something many teens do – sexting, or sending messages or photos via mobile devices that…
Rank this Week: 4463

Norm Pattis Blog

Norm Pattis Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.pattisblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    A Suicidal Computer? Was Saint Augustine Right?

    A Suicidal Computer? Was Saint Augustine Right?
                From Washington, D.C., comes news of the most ingenious proof ever of the existence of God. It comes in the form of an apparent…
  • Apr 19

    Sorrow Over the Death of Aaron Hernandez

    Sorrow Over the Death of Aaron Hernandez
                If ever anyone knew how potent a jury’s power to alter a life’s course, it was Aaron Hernandez. He killed himself days after being acquitted of a double murder in Boston. But he had…
  • Apr 18

    Sorrow Over the Death of Aaron Hernandez

    Sorrow Over the Death of Aaron Hernandez
                If ever anyone knew how potent a jury’s power to alter a life’s course, it was Aaron Hernandez. He killed himself days after being acquitted of a double murder in Boston. But he had…
Rank this Week: 4185

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2906