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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/
  • Aug 29

    Appellate Court: Plaintiffs Offered No Proof NSA Violated Their Right

    Appellate Court: Plaintiffs Offered No Proof NSA Violated Their Right
    “Plaintiffs must realize that secrecy is yet another form of regulation, prescribing not ‘what the citizen may do’ but instead ‘what the citizen may know.’”  US Appellate Court Judge Janice Rogers…
  • Aug 17

    Illinois Requirements for a Valid Last Will and Testament

    Illinois Requirements for a Valid Last Will and Testament
    The Constitution’s Tenth Amendment notes that any power not given to the federal government is reserved to the states or the people. The Constitution does not give the federal government power over the disposition of property upon…
  • Aug 11

    The “Prime Time” Republican Primary Debate and the Constitution

    The “Prime Time” Republican Primary Debate and the Constitution
    Both President Obama and the Supreme Court have been described as “lawless” in respect to the Constitution. That description addresses actions perceived to be outside the authority granted to them by the Constitution. With such…
Rank this Week: 2112

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Aug 28

    StingRays and Search Warrant

    StingRays and Search Warrant
    The following article appeared in Vice News on August 25, 2015: “Law enforcement’s secretive and often-times warrantless use of the cellphone tracking device known as StingRay is receiving fresh scrutiny this week following an…
  • Aug 26

    Asset Forfeiture Law

    Asset Forfeiture Law
    The following article appeared on the website fourthamendment.com on May 12, 2015: Joseph Rivers was hoping to hit it big. According to the Albuquerque Journal, the aspiring businessman from just outside of Detroit had pulled together…
  • Aug 25

    Blood Draw Ruled Legal in DUI Manslaughter Case

    Blood Draw Ruled Legal in DUI Manslaughter Case
    In the case of the State of Florida versus Kleiber, the court ruled that wiping a DUI manslaughter suspect’s arm with a dry gauze before drawing blood does not invalidate the blood draw. An officer investigating a fatal…
Rank this Week: 2233

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news-events-exonerations
Rank this Week: 2171

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Ridesharing and Drunk Driving

    Ridesharing and Drunk Driving
    Ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft need all of the good publicity they can get these days. While they seem to be very much loved by the general public, they are running into a lot of potential problems with respect to taxi drivers who…
  • Aug 23

    Drunk Driving Accidents and National Trend

    Drunk Driving Accidents and National Trend
    Drunk drivers in the United States have killed far more people than service members who have been killed in all of the wars in which this nation has participated. This is a staggering number when you think about it, and the sad reality is…
  • Aug 16

    Man Arrested for Setting up Fake DUI Checkpoint

    Man Arrested for Setting up Fake DUI Checkpoint
    According to a recent news article from the Boston Herald, a man was arrested for setting up a fake DUI sobriety checkpoint in Pennsylvania. Authorities say defendant, a 19-year-old man from Summerset, was allegedly driving drunk when he…
Rank this Week: 2131

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, breath testing, and field sobriety tests in Minnesota. By Charles A. Ramsay & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    Minnesota Rulemakers, You Got Some 'Splainin' To Do

    Minnesota Rulemakers, You Got Some 'Splainin' To Do
    Yesterday I posted about my client, “Kate,” whose minor traffic violation metastasized into criminal charges for DWI and gross misdemeanor test refusal. Everyone agrees that Kate didn't refuse to test, but she was physically…
  • Aug 26

    Collateral Consequences: A Pound of Prevention for an Ounce of Cure?

    Collateral Consequences: A Pound of Prevention for an Ounce of Cure?
    I recently appeared with a client at her arraignment for 3rd degree Test Refusal and 4th degree DWI. I’ll call her Kate. Kate had never been in trouble before, and she was terrified. She had already borrowed money from her family to…
  • Aug 25

    Chuck Ramsay Joins Faculty of National College for DUI Defense

    Chuck Ramsay Joins Faculty of National College for DUI Defense
    In Atlanta, Georgia, on November 6th and 7th, 2015, our very own Chuck Ramsay will take the stage to teach nationally-known trial attorneys the science of chemical testing, and how to use it in court. Specifically, Chuck and Dr. Jimmie…
Rank this Week: 1872

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/
  • Aug 28

    San Antonio Traffic Ticket Lawyer

    San Antonio Traffic Ticket Lawyer
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA If you have a San Antonio traffic ticket then you need an experienced San Antonio Traffic Ticket Lawyer to save you time and money. What to do if you need a San Antonio Traffic Ticket Lawyer. If…
  • Aug 24

    Back to School Traffic Ticket

    Back to School Traffic Ticket
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA Watch out for Back to School Traffic Tickets! For many families in San Antonio, Austin, San Marcos, Corpus Christi, and across Texas today was the first day of the Fall Semester. But this…
  • Jun 3

    Owner Financed Real Estate

    Owner Financed Real Estate
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA One of the fun parts of being a traffic ticket lawyer in South and Central Texas is the diversity of folks I have the opportunity to meet. Given the Coquat Law Firm resolves over 2,500 traffic citations…
Rank this Week: 2114

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Aug 28

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes has been sentenced to 12 life terms plus 3,378 years in prison. He did not receive the death penalty due to the vote of a single holdout juror. CNN’s stories about the sentencing hearing are…
  • Aug 27

    New Jail Credit Rules Signed Into Law

    New Jail Credit Rules Signed Into Law
    Two revisions to North Carolina’s primary jail credit statute, G.S. 15-196.1, will kick in on December 1, 2015. Both of them benefit defendants. The changes appear in Session Law 2015-229, signed by the governor on Tuesday.…
  • Aug 26

    Class is in Session–But Not Driver’s Ed

    Class is in Session–But Not Driver’s Ed
    School is back in session across North Carolina, but many high school students and their parents may be disappointed that driver’s education is not. Driver’s education has long been a staple of the high school experience in this…
Rank this Week: 2043

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Covers Mississippi criminal and personal injury law. By Coxwell & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Injury Crash in Vicksburg

    Injury Crash in Vicksburg
    Earlier this week, at least one person was injured in a crash in Vicksburg. According to WJTV News Channel 12, the two-car crash happened at the intersection of Highway 80 and Mt. Alban Road. Although very few details about the collision have…
  • Aug 27

    Narcotics Investigation on I-220 in Jackson

    Narcotics Investigation on I-220 in Jackson
    This week, a major traffic jam was blamed on a narcotics investigation that took place on I-220 in Jackson. According to WJTV News Channel 12, there were up to six unmarked police cars on the scene, in the northbound lanes of I-220, near the…
  • Aug 20

    Concerns About Reckless Driving

    Concerns About Reckless Driving
    Residents in one Brandon neighborhood are concerned about the prevalence of reckless driving in their community. According to WJTV News Channel 12, they're calling on additional law enforcement presence and patrols in efforts to curb the…
Rank this Week: 2016

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Covers Utah criminal law and criminal defense. By Utah Defenders.

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • Aug 27

    Utah Reaffirms Its Liberal Preliminary Hearing Standard

    Utah Reaffirms Its Liberal Preliminary Hearing Standard
    Binding Over a Case at Preliminary Hearing is Easy The preliminary hearing is a “probable cause” hearing that requires the state to put on evidence that would permit the judge to bind over the case for trial, that is, to ……
  • Jul 9

    What is an Armed Career Criminal?

    What is an Armed Career Criminal?
    The Armed Career Criminal “Armed career criminal” – sounds pretty serious, right? Well for purposes of federal criminal law it most definitely is. The term applies to a select group of individuals who the federal government…
  • May 27

    Utah Law Reform: Drug Possession No Longer A Felony

    Utah Law Reform: Drug Possession No Longer A Felony
    Drug Possession Is A Common Offense In a sweeping move which was totally unexpected and unusual (for Utah), the Utah Legislature effectively passed legislation to reduce the population in its jails and prisons by significant numbers.…
Rank this Week: 2150

Lawyer'd Up

Lawyer'd Up

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

http://www.lawyerdup.com/
  • Aug 27

    Electric Vehicle Dwell Time

    Electric Vehicle Dwell Time
    According to the June 18, 2015 webinar presented by the California Pollution Control Financing Authority’s (CPCFA) CalCAP Electric Vehicle Charging Station (EVCS) Financing Program, these are the types of small businesses who would be a…
  • Aug 27

    California Trucks - Regulate

    California Trucks - Regulate
    Operating a Truck in California – Air Quality Regulations Affect YouCalifornia regulates trucks, buses, heavy-duty diesel vehicles, tractor-trailer GHG reporting; and to ensure compliance, has a Heavy-Duty Vehicle Inspection…
  • Aug 26

    Microloan

    Microloan
    Microcredit is the extension of very small loans (microloans) to impoverished borrowers. I had no idea about this until I heard about it tonight. I heard a story about a grandma in Bangladesh, who got a microloan for a sewing machine, and…
Rank this Week: 2217

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer…

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri family law. By Brinkman & Alter, LLC.

http://www.stlouiscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    St Louis Criminal Defense: Can A Municipality Charge Me With A Felony?

    St Louis Criminal Defense: Can A Municipality Charge Me With A Felony?
    AS LOW AS $750 FOR CERTAIN ST LOUIS FELONIES No, a municipality within the St Louis area does not have the authority to charge you with a felony. They are limited to misdemeanors and simple infractions. The only two governmental entities that…
  • Aug 25

    St Louis Criminal Defense: Is It Possible To Work Out A Plea Agreement On A Felony?

    St Louis Criminal Defense: Is It Possible To Work Out A Plea Agreement On A Felony?
    AS LOW AS $750 FOR CERTAIN ST LOUIS FELONIES Yes, it is. And when such a deal can be made, then the whole matter can end there. But sometimes a plea agreement cannot be worked out (or perhaps the deal that the prosecutor is offering is so bad…
  • Aug 24

    St Louis Criminal Defense: What If The Police Officer Performed An Illegal Search Of Myself Or Car?

    St Louis Criminal Defense: What If The Police Officer Performed An Illegal Search Of Myself Or Car?
    ONLY $375 FOR MOST ST LOUIS MISDEMEANORS If a police officer conducted a search of your person or car (or any of your belongings), then it may be possible to file a Motion to Suppress. This type of motion will inform the court of the improper…
Rank this Week: 2024

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: 1916

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving laws, news and false evidence. By Lawrence Taylor.

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    DUI for Military Member

    DUI for Military Member
    It’s not uncommon to see local servicemen and servicewomen on leave out at the bars. And it’s no wonder with California being the home of 32 military bases. Serviceman of servicewoman should be aware that their DUI, if they are…
  • Aug 25

    Is There a Breathalyzer in Your Car’s Future?

    Is There a Breathalyzer in Your Car’s Future?
    Do you think the dashboard in your new car is already filled with electronic gizmos?  You open the door, sit down and in front of you are a dazzling array of dials, buttons, analog and digital displays, screens, backup camera, audio…
  • Aug 13

    Boyfriend and Girlfriend Busted for DUI One Hour Apart

    Boyfriend and Girlfriend Busted for DUI One Hour Apart
       An hour is not enough time to sober up, at least not for Christopher McFarlane.  McFarland was the passenger in his girlfriend’s car when she was pulled over after California Highway Patrol officers spotted her vehicle…
Rank this Week: 2342

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    St. Paul's Prep School Rape Trial: Classic He Said-She Said

    St. Paul's Prep School Rape Trial: Classic He Said-She Said
    I don't usually weigh in on cases outside Massachusetts, but the St. Paul's Prep School rape trial in New Hampshire merits a few observations. First, in the event that some people might think that, as a Boston Massachusetts sex crimes…
  • Aug 5

    Massachusetts College Sex Assaults: Keep Them In Courts & Off Campuses – Part Two of Two

    Massachusetts College Sex Assaults: Keep Them In Courts & Off Campuses – Part Two of Two
    In my previous post on this subject, I wrote of how colleges and universities across the United States are rapidly disassembling the way that accusations of college campus rape and college campus sexual assault are handled – and of how,…
  • Jul 24

    Massachusetts College Sex Assaults Investigations: Keep Them In The Courts & Off Campuse

    Massachusetts College Sex Assaults Investigations: Keep Them In The Courts & Off Campuse
    There’s a growing trend across Massachusetts college campuses, and at universities throughout the United States, and it isn’t pretty: Colleges and universities that conduct their own “investigations” over accusations…
Rank this Week: 1672

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Mistrial Declared In Charlotte Police Officer Manslaughter Case

    Mistrial Declared In Charlotte Police Officer Manslaughter Case
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What is the difference between a misdemeanor and a felony?”   Charlotte-Mecklenburg police office Randall Kerrick avoided conviction on manslaughter charges…
  • Aug 21

    Court Tackles Implied Consent Law

    Court Tackles Implied Consent Law
    Charlotte DWI and Criminal Defense Attorney J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can the police search my car without a warrant?”   The Minnesota Court of Appeals recently issued a long-awaited…
  • Aug 13

    Fourth Circuit Rules Warrant Required For Cell Record

    Fourth Circuit Rules Warrant Required For Cell Record
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers : I was found not guilty of a charge, but my record still shows the charge   Just last week the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals tackled a subject that is becoming increasingly important in criminal…
Rank this Week: 2080

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/
  • Aug 25

    Judge Berman Deflates SEC’s ALJ Appointment Proce

    Judge Berman Deflates SEC’s ALJ Appointment Proce
    United States District Court Judge Richard M. Berman of the Southern District of New York has been making headlines in recent weeks as he presides over the highly publicized case between the National Football League (“NFL”) and…
  • Aug 19

    International Hacking and Insider Trading Scheme Exposes Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities at Third-Party Vendor

    International Hacking and Insider Trading Scheme Exposes Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities at Third-Party Vendor
    On August 11, 2015, the SEC announced that it was bringing fraud charges against 32 defendants for their alleged participation in a five-year, international hacking and insider trading scheme.  According to the SEC, two Ukrainian men…
  • Aug 11

    The Boss Makes HOW much more than me? SEC Issues Final Pay Ratio Rule

    The Boss Makes HOW much more than me? SEC Issues Final Pay Ratio Rule
    On August 5, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved its final rule subjecting most public companies to the so-called “Pay Ratio Disclosure” mandated by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection…
Rank this Week: 2018

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Concerning Delay in Reports of Tainted Breathalyzer Evidence

    Concerning Delay in Reports of Tainted Breathalyzer Evidence
    According to a recent article in the MetroWest Daily News, the state’s Office of Alcohol Testing (OAT), which certifies breath testing machines used around Massachusetts, appears to have known about a software issue that complicated…
  • Aug 5

    SJC Finds Text Message Admissible as Excited Utterance

    SJC Finds Text Message Admissible as Excited Utterance
    In Commonwealth v. Mulgrave, the Supreme Judicial Court held for the first time that a text message could constitute an excited utterance under Massachusetts law. An excited utterance is an exception to the rule prohibiting the admission of…
  • Jul 27

    Norfolk County Teacher Arrested for Alleged Rape of Child

    Norfolk County Teacher Arrested for Alleged Rape of Child
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a Norfolk County Agricultural High School teacher was recently charged with raping a child. The teacher is specifically charged with (1) rape of a child with force; (2) aggravated rape of a…
Rank this Week: 1963

Arizona Common Law

Arizona Common Law

Discusses law in the state of Arizona with a focus on what rights are protected by the Arizona Constitution, free speech rights (protected by the federal and Arizona Constitutions), religion and religious freedoms (protected by the federal and Arizona Constitutions), and emerging issues of the law. By Joe Thomas.

http://azcommonlaw.com
  • Aug 24

    Unilateral Contract Case Study

    Unilateral Contract Case Study
    A local news program reported recently a woman in the Phoenix metro area is offering $1,000 to anyone who can prove the claims in Proposition 104. Sounds like a fun way to possibly make a grand.  But is this a legally enforceable…
  • Aug 19

    Pleading Ignorance of Arizona’s Case Law

    Pleading Ignorance of Arizona’s Case Law
    I wish it was as simple as this: “Your Honor, I plead ignorance of the law because it is impractical and quite nearly impossible to access a significant amount of Arizona’s case law on the matter.”  Nearly 30 years of…
  • Aug 5

    Federal Wiretaps, District of Arizona 2014

    Federal Wiretaps, District of Arizona 2014
    The Federal Wiretap Report made by the federal judiciary, provides an insight into how wiretaps are used in Arizona and how the judicial district Arizona compares to other judicial districts in the United States. Just looking at the map…
Rank this Week: 2022

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/
  • Aug 20

    State And Local Politicians Quarrel Over Medical Marijuana

    State And Local Politicians Quarrel Over Medical Marijuana
    Each step toward a viable medical marijuana program brings with it numerous unforeseen obstacles, and it’s been that way in Maryland since 2013. Two years ago lawmakers in Annapolis passed the state’s first medical marijuana…
  • Aug 13

    Maryland Court Expands Police DNA Use

    Maryland Court Expands Police DNA Use
    DNA collection and preservation by law enforcement has been one of the more hotly contested privacy issues of the last decade. The presence of a defendant’s DNA at a crime scene is often the most compelling state’s evidence at…
  • Aug 4

    Governor Closes Infamous Baltimore Jail

    Governor Closes Infamous Baltimore Jail
    No jail or prison facility in the country should have a reputation. They should rarely appear in the news or be the topic of discussion. Rather, they should be like the best referees in football or the top umpires in baseball, who are seen…
Rank this Week: 2081

Missouri Criminal Lawyers Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law and DWI law. Published By Sansone Law, LLC

http://www.missouricriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    What is SR-22 Insurance and where do I get it?

    What is SR-22 Insurance and where do I get it?
    If you are charged with DWI and took and a breath test, almost always will need to get SR-22 insurance at some point. In most DWI cases we a have to deal with both the criminal charges and the license issues which are oftentimes separate…
  • Sep 14

    SHOULD I ASK FOR AN ATTORNEY? ABSOLUTELY YES!

    SHOULD I ASK FOR AN ATTORNEY? ABSOLUTELY YES!
    Many clients ask me after they were arrested for DWI or a criminal matter if they should have asked for a lawyer.  My simple answer is YES every time.  Recently, a client of ours was arrested for a second offense DWI in West St.…
  • Sep 11

    TROUBLE BREWING IN MUNICIPAL COURTS

    TROUBLE BREWING IN MUNICIPAL COURTS
    The unrest in Ferguson Missouri has brought attention to many issues that have been either been ignored or unknown to the general public regarding municipal courts throughout the St. Louis area.  A group of attorneys who call themselves…
Rank this Week: 1914

Crime in the Suites

Crime in the Suites

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

http://crimeinthesuites.com/
  • Aug 19

    Government Dismisses Its Case After Warrantless Airport Laptop Search

    Government Dismisses Its Case After Warrantless Airport Laptop Search
        The government has voluntarily dismissed its case against Jae Shik Kim, the South Korean businessman for whom Ifrah Law obtained a motion to suppress in federal court.  In 2012, Mr. Kim was stopped by federal agents as he…
  • Jun 2

    U.S. Justice Department v. FIFA Executives and Others in Bribery Indictment

    U.S. Justice Department v. FIFA Executives and Others in Bribery Indictment
    In an ironic twist, the U.S. Justice Department unsealed a 47-count indictment this morning charging nine present and former officials of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (better known by its acronym, FIFA) and five…
  • May 18

    Cell Tower Location Data Privacy Decision Reversed

    Cell Tower Location Data Privacy Decision Reversed
    Last July, we reported on United States v. Davis, an Eleventh Circuit decision in favor of privacy rights. In that case, a three-judge panel held that cell phone users have a reasonable expectation of privacy in their cell phone location…
Rank this Week: 2336

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

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

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Aug 16

    Varriale v. State: DNA Submitted Without Express Limitation on Consent Can be Used to Investigate Other Crime

    Varriale v. State: DNA Submitted Without Express Limitation on Consent Can be Used to Investigate Other Crime
    So holds Maryland's Court of Appeals (the state's court of last resort), in Varriale v. State. The opinion can be found here. Here is the abstract of the case provided by the Court:The use of a buccal swab inside a person’s cheek to…
  • Aug 13

    "Bitcoin's Dark Side Could Get Darker"

    "Bitcoin's Dark Side Could Get Darker"
    That's the title of this interesting article by Tom Simonite over at the MIT Technology review. Simonite outlines a myriad of ways that online, "smart-contract" platforms such as Ethereum may be used to facilitate activities that, at best,…
  • Aug 10

    "Arbitration by Combat"

    "Arbitration by Combat"
    An article on Game of Thrones, trial by combat, and arbitration that I coauthored with Raj Shah is now available on SSRN. You can download the full paper here. Here is the abstract:Trial by combat is a popular method of dispute resolution in…
Rank this Week: 2046

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.alabamaduilawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 14

    Buffalo Sabres Ryan O’Reilly Charged with DWI

    Buffalo Sabres Ryan O’Reilly Charged with DWI
    According to a recent news article from Sports Illustrated, Ryan O’Reilly, a center for the Buffalo Sabres in the National Hockey League (NHL), was recently charged with driving while intoxicated (DWI). This DUI arrest occurred in…
  • Jul 26

    Controversial Campaign Against Drunk Driving Halted

    Controversial Campaign Against Drunk Driving Halted
    There are tried and true anti-drunk driving campaigns and slogans we see year after year. For example, most of us have heard the slogans like “drive hammered, get nailed” or “sober or slammer” and other similar…
  • Jul 26

    Jefferson County Man Charged in Wife's Death in DUI

    Jefferson County Man Charged in Wife's Death in DUI
    A drunk driving arrest involving a fatal accent is a situation in which nobody would ever choose to be. While many people think they might get arrested for DUI if they have had one too many drinks at the bar before getting behind the wheel,…
Rank this Week: 1785

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Aug 14

    PORTLAND FALSE RAPE REPORT- THESE THINGS HAPPEN.

    PORTLAND FALSE RAPE REPORT- THESE THINGS HAPPEN.
    Posted By Edmund Folsom August 14, 2015 PORTLAND FALSE RAPE REPORT- THESE THINGS HAPPEN. On Wednesday, August 12, 2015, a 34-year old woman (who at this point remains publicly unnamed) reported that she was raped at midday on…
  • Aug 14

    PORTLAND FALSE RAPE REPORT- THESE THINGS HAPPEN.

    PORTLAND FALSE RAPE REPORT- THESE THINGS HAPPEN.
    Posted By Edmund Folsom August 14, 2015 PORTLAND FALSE RAPE REPORT- THESE THINGS HAPPEN. On Wednesday, August 12, 2015, a 34-year old woman (who at this point remains publicly unnamed) reported that she was raped at midday on…
  • May 16

    State v. Tozier, The Intoxilizer 8000 & The HairFibber2000

    State v. Tozier, The Intoxilizer 8000 & The HairFibber2000
    Posted by: Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. Date:  May 16, 2015 State v. Tozier, The Intoxilizer 8000 & The HairFibber2000 In State v. Tozier, 2015 ME 57, Maine’s Law Court recently decided that the Confrontation Clause of the…
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New York Legal Blog

New York Legal Blog

Offers information and articles related to injury and accident law, criminal law, and immigration law in New York. By the Law Office of Mark Siesel, Esq.

http://www.nylegalblog.com/
  • Aug 13

    NFL Settlement Of Concussion Class Action Lawsuit With Former Players–Is It Adequate?

    NFL Settlement Of Concussion Class Action Lawsuit With Former Players–Is It Adequate?
    There was an interesting editorial by Joe Nocera of the New York Times on August 11, 2015 as to the NFL’s settlement with thousands of its ex-players and their families of a class action lawsuit alleging that the NFL knew of, and…
  • Jul 23

    Tragic DWI Crash in Cutchogue

    Tragic DWI Crash in Cutchogue
    This past Saturday, July 18, 2015, there was an horrific DWI crash in Cutchogue on Long Island.  An intoxicated driver of a pick up truck that collided with a limousine and killed four women attempted to leave the scene of the accident.…
  • Jul 10

    Lower Hudson Valley Motor Vehicle Crashes 2011-2014

    Lower Hudson Valley Motor Vehicle Crashes 2011-2014
    As anyone who drives on the major highways and parkways in the Westchester County area and other counties in the lower Hudson Valley such as I-684, I-287 and I-87, for example) is aware, the average driver on these highways will: follow too…
Rank this Week: 1581

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/
  • Aug 12

    Animas River Spill – A Double Standard??

    Animas River Spill – A Double Standard??
    Last week, the United States Environmental Protection Agency “accidentally” spilled nearly three million (3,000,000) gallons of contaminated wastewater from the Gold King mine in Colorado into the Animas River. The spill occurred…
  • Jun 24

    USEPA Video

    USEPA Video
    The USEPA Criminal Enforcement Division has several videos that are available on the USEPA YouTube Channel. http://www2.epa.gov/enforcement/criminal-enforcement-videos The various videos are informative as to the various functions undertaken…
  • Jun 17

    USEPA Enforcement Prioritie

    USEPA Enforcement Prioritie
    The USEPA does have set priorities for its enforcement programs. If you have ever wondered what they were, here are the current priorities, both nationally and for Region VI. The National Enforcement Initiatives are also the Office of…
Rank this Week: 2331

Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, family law, divorce, juvenile law, business law, discrimination, personal injury, and related matters in the states of Illinois and Iowa.

http://www.puryearlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 9

    Don’t Wait to Handle Child Support Case

    Don’t Wait to Handle Child Support Case
    When it comes to Child Support, handling the case as soon as possible is almost always the best course of action.  That is true for the parent who is receiving child support, and for the parent who is paying child support. For the parent…
  • Aug 9

    Bankruptcy Basics for Individual

    Bankruptcy Basics for Individual
    For those facing debt that they are unable to repay, bankruptcy an provide a fresh start. The first step is to determine whether an individual is eligible for bankruptcy.  Eligibility under Chapter 7 involves passing the “means…
  • Aug 4

    What to Expect in an Iowa DHS Family Team Meeting

    What to Expect in an Iowa DHS Family Team Meeting
    After the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) becomes involved with a family due to an abuse or neglect accusation, a Family Team Meeting is often scheduled rather quickly.  Handling that meeting properly can have lasting effects…
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Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Covers news and information related to criminal law and life. By Charles M. Rowland II.

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Aug 5

    DUI Defense: How Much Do You Know About Drugs?

    DUI Defense: How Much Do You Know About Drugs?
    One of the most important aspects of modern DUI defense is knowing how to defend the alleged drug-impaired driver.  With increased focus on the drugged driver, DUI attorneys must have good resources at their disposal.  One of the…
  • Aug 3

    Fairborn Municipal Court 2014 Annual Report

    Fairborn Municipal Court 2014 Annual Report
    The Fairborn Municipal Court, covering the jurisdictions of Beavercreek, Fairborn, Beavercreek Township and Bath Township has released it 2014 Annual Report. There were 601 OVI cases filed in the Court. Of those filings, the…
  • Aug 1

    Beavercreek OVI Checkpoint Perfectly Challenged!

    Beavercreek OVI Checkpoint Perfectly Challenged!
    There were some visitors at last night's Beavercreek OVI checkpoint.  If you were driving near Wright State University last night, the Ohio State Highway Patrol in conjunction with many other law enforcement agencies were randomly…
Rank this Week: 1716

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/
  • Aug 4

    3 TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS IN LOWELL - NOT RESPONSIBLE

    3 TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS IN LOWELL - NOT RESPONSIBLE
    On April 23, 2014, BN, a 20 year old male from Tewksbury, was driving on his way to work. He was on Livingston Street in Tewksbury. A car was parked on the right side of the road with its hazard lights on. That car was half way in the travel…
  • Jul 22

    TWO SHOPLIFTING CHARGES AVOIDED

    TWO SHOPLIFTING CHARGES AVOIDED
    On March 12, 2015 FD stole from a store in Lynnfield. The reader is directed to the posting below dated April 29, 2015. Attorney Lewin represented FD at her Clerk-Magistrate's Hearing in Peabody District Court in that case and got the…
  • Apr 29

    DRUG CHARGES DISMISSED

    DRUG CHARGES DISMISSED
    On November 20, 2014, ET, a 21 year old male, was being watched by the Lawrence Police. Following a drug transaction in ET's car he got pulled over for speeding. Following the stop the police seized cocaine and percocette pills from ET. The…
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Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices.

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

    Kentucky Corrections Officer Lies Under Oath, Puts 300 DUI Cases at Risk

    Kentucky Corrections Officer Lies Under Oath, Puts 300 DUI Cases at Risk
    Louisville, Kentucky Metro Corrections officer Liliana Hernandez has been suspended after being accused of lying under oath last month. According to court records, Hernandez falsely claimed on a form that a suspect refused to…
  • Aug 3

    THC Breathalyzer to Hit Market Soon

    THC Breathalyzer to Hit Market Soon
    With marijuana’s increasing popularity and acceptance, it was only a matter of time before the advent of a handheld device to measure the presence of THC in an individual’s system. A THC breathalyzer would supplant blood…
  • Jul 16

    Ten Illinois Cities with the Most DUI Arrest

    Ten Illinois Cities with the Most DUI Arrest
    Based on close to 700 surveys given to law enforcement agencies throughout the state, the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists (AAIM) compiled crucial statistics regarding DUI arrests in Illinois. AAIM, a non-profit citizens’ action…
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Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Criminal Docket for Upcoming Year for U.S. Supreme Court

    Criminal Docket for Upcoming Year for U.S. Supreme Court
    Here are the cases and the issues coming up for the next year for the United States Supreme Court.Pay close attention for Foster v. Humphrey, a Georgia case regarding racial discrimination during jury selection.A lot of cases appealed…
  • Jul 27

    Journal: New Mexico Judicial Selection Committee Opens Up Its Deliberatiion

    Journal: New Mexico Judicial Selection Committee Opens Up Its Deliberatiion
    An article in today's journal lays out how it occurred.http://www.abqjournal.com/618629/news/judicial-commission-opens-deliberations-to-fill-vacancies.htmlThe nominating commission list, which is listed on the UNM Law website, shows that…
  • Jul 23

    Orin Kerr's Take on the Death Penalty and Supreme Court Justice

    Orin Kerr's Take on the Death Penalty and Supreme Court Justice
    So true, so true.Kerr's take on why so many Justices turn away from the death penalty might be a guess, but I think it's a good one.But the same can be said for their frustrations with habeas petitions as well, which is why those rules grow…
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Houston Criminal Lawyer and DWI…

Houston Criminal Lawyer and DWI Blog

Covers Texas criminal and DWI law, with an emphasis on Greater Houston cases. By Scheiner Law Group.

http://www.scheinerlaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1762

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/
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Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers expungements, drug offenses, domestic violence and other criminal offenses in Florida. By the Sammis Law Firm.

http://criminal-defense-attorney-tampa.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Help! The Florida Highway Patrol Stole My Vehicle

    Help! The Florida Highway Patrol Stole My Vehicle
    Demanding the Adversarial Preliminary Hearing under the Florida Contraband Forfeiture Act The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) Division of Florida Highway Patrol has increased the frequency in which is it seizing…
  • May 25

    Florida Courses on Rule 3.220 and Brady / Giglio - Legal and Ethical Obligations of Discovery in Criminal Case

    Florida Courses on Rule 3.220 and Brady / Giglio - Legal and Ethical Obligations of Discovery in Criminal Case
    When was the last time you received a Brady Notice?Many believe that prosecutors will start to take a different approach to disclosing Brady material as a result of the recent amendments to Rule 3.113. The courses are intended to teach…
  • May 8

    Phantom "Hit and Run" Non-Contact Crash in Florida

    Phantom "Hit and Run" Non-Contact Crash in Florida
    What happens if your car did not actually come into contact with any other car involved in the crash? If you look in the rear view mirror and see a crash behind you are you required to stop and render aid? Can you be charged with "hit and…
Rank this Week: 1705

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law and criminal defense in Maryland. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 4

    Not Guilty Verdict in Felony Assault Case Utilizing Defense of Others Strategy

    Not Guilty Verdict in Felony Assault Case Utilizing Defense of Others Strategy
    As an Aggressive and Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney and former Assistant State's Attorney, I have prosecuted and defended well over a thousand First and Second Degree Assault Cases. These serious cases can carry substantial penalties…
  • Jun 3

    Not Guilty in Second Degree Rape Case

    Not Guilty in Second Degree Rape Case
    Sex Offenses including Second Degree Rape charges are among the most serious criminal offenses that are handled in the criminal just system. Anyone who is charged with Rape or any other Sex Offense requires the assistance of an Aggressive…
  • Jun 2

    Experienced DWI/DUI Lawyers Avoid Mistke

    Experienced DWI/DUI Lawyers Avoid Mistke
    The client did possess a commercial driver’s license but when he was pulled over for exceeding the speed limit by 15 miles per hour, he was operating his personal vehicle. When the Trooper approached the defendant he smelled of…
Rank this Week: 1588

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • May 15

    Can I be sentenced to jail if I can’t afford my court fine in Arizona?

    Can I be sentenced to jail if I can’t afford my court fine in Arizona?
    Yes, failure to pay the fines and court fees associated with being in the criminal justice system can lead to jail time. However, the courts do offer defendants an option to pay the fees in increments, but missed payments will lead to…
  • May 13

    Shoplifting Firearms in Arizona

    Shoplifting Firearms in Arizona
    Shoplifting is considered a theft crime in Arizona and comes with serious penalties. The consequences for shoplifting and other theft crimes depend largely on the monetary value of the items stolen. However, that is not the case when it comes…
  • May 11

    AZ Traffic Law: Why You Should Ask for the Officer’s Note

    AZ Traffic Law: Why You Should Ask for the Officer’s Note
    Unless you were charged with criminal speeding and are facing serious penalties like jail time, it is often less expensive to simply pay the fines associated with minor traffic violations than it is to hire a criminal defense attorney to…
Rank this Week: 2056

Arizona DUI Defense Blog

Arizona DUI Defense Blog

Covers Arizona DUI laws, DUI penalties, field sobriety tests and vehicular assault. By Koplow & Patane.

http://duiblog.arizonaduicenter.com/
  • May 14

    The whole is not always the same as its part

    The whole is not always the same as its part
    You are going to buy a new home.  The house is 2000 square feet on a 3/4 acre lot.  You hire Rich (the termite inspector) to check it out before you buy. After all, no one wants to buy a house with termites.  Good news!…
  • Apr 24

    The Supreme Court Splits the baby in the Scottsdale Crime Lab Cases.

    The Supreme Court Splits the baby in the Scottsdale Crime Lab Cases.
    The highly anticipated Arizona Supreme Court opinion regarding the Scottsdale Crime Lab scandal was issued yesterday.   In a very Solomon like decision, the Court granted both sides some relief.   The decision contains a lot of…
  • Apr 22

    Arizona Supreme Court: Scottsdale Crime Lab Update

    Arizona Supreme Court: Scottsdale Crime Lab Update
    Tomorrow around 10:00 a.m. the Arizona Supreme Court will issue its decision regarding the Scottsdale Crime Lab.  Here are some of the new stories about the case of STATE v HON. BERNSTEIN/HERMAN: Scottsdale DUIs in question over lab…
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Crimen Digital

Crimen Digital

Podcast sobre cómputo forense, seguridad en Internet y todo lo relacionado con el cibercrimen.

http://www.crimendigital.com/
  • May 11

    Gana entradas gratis Campus Party México 2015

    Gana entradas gratis Campus Party México 2015
    Se acerca una nueva edición de Campus Party en México, y en esta edición 2015 nuestro podstar Andrés Velázquez se presentará en dicho evento, con la conferencia magistral “Investigaciones…
  • Nov 30

    051. Seguridad y Forense del Cloud Computing

    051. Seguridad y Forense del Cloud Computing
    Bienvenidos de vuelta! Excelentes noticias del curso del SANS Institute sobre Forense FOR 408 en México…. Gracias a Luis Javier Pérez (@astrohack) por estar de nuevo con nosotros! LO NUEVO Seguridad y Forense del Cloud…
  • Nov 30

    051. Seguridad y Forense del Cloud Computing

    051. Seguridad y Forense del Cloud Computing
    Bienvenidos de vuelta! Excelentes noticias del curso del SANS Institute sobre Forense FOR 408 en México…. Gracias a Luis Javier Pérez (@astrohack) por estar de nuevo con nosotros! LO NUEVO Seguridad y Forense del Cloud…
Rank this Week: 2351

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By Kaiser, LeGrand & Dillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Short Wins - the Barry Bonds Opinion Edition

    Short Wins - the Barry Bonds Opinion Edition
    The big news in this batch of opinions is not the conspiracy to import lobsters case, but, rather the Barry Bonds appeal. Mr. Bonds was prosecuted for evading a prosecutor's questions while testifying in a grand jury. And, now, thanks to an…
  • Apr 24

    Short Wins - the More on Restitution Edition

    Short Wins - the More on Restitution Edition
    It's a catch-up blast of short wins today following my Spring Break. My favorite of the bunch, continuing on our recent restitution cases, is United States v. Foley. There, the district court ordered restitution that was outside the offense…
  • Mar 25

    Maybe Not the Best Defense, or, Why a Gratuity is Not a Bribe, or Honest Services Fraud

    Maybe Not the Best Defense, or, Why a Gratuity is Not a Bribe, or Honest Services Fraud
    The Seventh Circuit's opinion in United States v. Hawkins - written by Easterbrook - presents a fascinating legal defense. When is getting money from someone for side benefits from the government bribery and when is it fraud? Mr. Hawkins and…
Rank this Week: 2059

Kentucky DUI Defense Lawyer

Kentucky DUI Defense Lawyer

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

http://www.kyduiblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    KY DUI - Requirements for Mandatory Jail Time

    KY DUI - Requirements for Mandatory Jail Time
    Kentucky DUI law, KRS 189A.010, sets forth the minimum jail sentences which can not be probated, conditionally discharged, suspended, or otherwise subject to early release
  • Apr 4

    Ky Dui Laws First Offense

    Ky Dui Laws First Offense
    The penalties for a first offense DUI in Kentucky, within a given five (5) year period, are as follows: Penalties Expect to pay a fine of $200 to $500 plus DUI service fees, treatment program fees, county fees, state fees,...
  • Apr 4

    DWI Detection of Impaired Motorist

    DWI Detection of Impaired Motorist
    NHTSA developed a guide for the public entitled The DWI Detection Guide which goes into depth of the 24 basic driving clues which are predictive of detecting impaired motorists.
Rank this Week: 1706

Seattle DUI Attorney Blog

Seattle DUI Attorney Blog

Covers Washington State and Seattle DUI defense, information and news. By Leyba Defense PLLC.

http://seattleduiarrest.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 18

    DUI arrest in Seattle and you're a Pharmacist....what happens next?

    DUI arrest in Seattle and you're a Pharmacist....what happens next?
    If you have been arrested for a DUI in Seattle or anywhere in Washington State and you're a Pharmacist then you could face the possibility of some serious job repercussions depending on the final outcome of your case.  It is best to contact…
  • Jan 23

    WA State legislator proposes bill that would make fourth offense DUI a felony

    WA State legislator proposes bill that would make fourth offense DUI a felony
    Now that the 2015 Washington State legislative session is under way.  The annual what can we do to make DUI laws tougher here in Washington State has begin.  The latest example is a proposed bill that would make a fourth offense DUI a…
  • Dec 28

    How often can you expect to have Court on a DUI case?

    How often can you expect to have Court on a DUI case?
    One of the most common questions I get asked as a Seattle DUI Attorney is how many times will I have to go to Court for my DUI case.  The answer is pretty simply.... It depends.   Here are the factors that will determine how often a…
Rank this Week: 1948

Tennessee Criminal Attorney Blog

Tennessee Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as drug charges, DUI, domestic violence, burglary, sex crimes, trepassing and vandalism. By Don Himmelberg of Higgins, Himmelberg & Piliponis PLLC.

http://www.tennesseecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Know what to do if you’re getting pulled over!

    Know what to do if you’re getting pulled over!
    Okay, so you just got pulled over for weaving, speeding, or maybe it's 10:30 p.m. and you are just driving around downtown. The cop asks you for your license and insurance and then says, “Sir, where are you coming from tonight?…
  • Apr 14

    Know what to do if you’re getting pulled over!

    Know what to do if you’re getting pulled over!
    Okay, so you just got pulled over for weaving, speeding or its 10:30 p.m. and you are just driving around downtown. The cop asks you for your license and insurance and then says, “sir, where are you coming from tonight, “or…
  • Jul 28

    Forfeits and Seizures of Property

    Forfeits and Seizures of Property
    If you have been pulled over, been a victim to a search warrant, or have interest in property that has been seized by the State, then read this… The State can seize your property consisting of vehicles, money, real property, and other…
Rank this Week: 1547

Charter Cases

Charter Cases

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

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

    R. v. Nur, 2015 SCC 15

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

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

    Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 5
    In Carter, the Supreme Court reconsidered the constitutionality of the prohibition on assisted suicide, which had previously been upheld in Rodriguez. Continue reading →
  • Jan 27

    Trinity Western University v. Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, 2015 NSSC 25

    Trinity Western University v. Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, 2015 NSSC 25
    In TWU v. NSBS, Nova Scotia’s Supreme Court delivered a resounding vindication for freedom of religion last month, overturning a Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society regulation which would have prohibited Trinity Western University…
Rank this Week: 2140

Blonde Justice

Blonde Justice

Covers criminal law.

http://blondejustice.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 5

    Win, Lose or Draw

    Win, Lose or Draw
    Working in my office on Easter Sunday, because I really can't keep my head above water if I don't, I decide to open some inmate mail.We have a hearing coming up this week and I want to be able to tell her, yes, I read your letter. That's the…
  • Dec 31

    What's So Special About You?

    What's So Special About You?
    I recently talked to an older white man who had been arrested for DUI. He was not a client of mine, but he knew I was a lawyer and he wanted to vent to me, so I let him.He shared that the police hadn't been fair to him, that he had tried to…
  • Dec 5

    Things They Should Teach In Law School

    Things They Should Teach In Law School
    A big part of my job is making up excuses. Especially about why my clients or my witnesses are late. When I was in the big city, I relied more on train trouble. In the suburbs, "He's just parking" is my new go-to. Everyone is always "just…
Rank this Week: 1713

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Mar 30

    Criminal Culpability in Minnesota

    Criminal Culpability in Minnesota
    As we’ve documented before, there is a strong correlation between adolescent brain development and the urge to commit risky behaviors. Kids at a younger age aren’t as able to understand the full nature and consequences of their…
  • Mar 26

    Minnesota Driver and Passenger Both Earn DUI

    Minnesota Driver and Passenger Both Earn DUI
    A driver and a passenger in Lino Lakes both earned DUIs last month after trying to pull the old driver switcheroo. According to the police report, a gas station employee phoned authorities after witnessing a vehicle sideswipe a poll and hit a…
  • Mar 25

    Are March Madness Pools Legal?

    Are March Madness Pools Legal?
    If you’re like most red-blooded Americans, you filled out a bracket for the NCAA tournament. Maybe you just like to fill a bracket out for fun, but odds are you’re in a pool with friends or co-workers that has a little bit of…
Rank this Week: 1965