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Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Jun 19

    Debt Collector Defined: Supreme Court Exempts Debt Purchaser

    Debt Collector Defined: Supreme Court Exempts Debt Purchaser
    On behalf of a unanimous Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch delivered his first opinion on June 12 to determine whether debt purchasers fall within the statutory language under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) as debt…
  • Jun 7

    U.S. Supreme Court Indirectly Limits Important Component of DOJ’s FCPA Pilot Program

    U.S. Supreme Court Indirectly Limits Important Component of DOJ’s FCPA Pilot Program
    On June 5, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held in Kokesh v. Securities and Exchange Commission, No. 16-529, that the SEC may not reach beyond the general five year statute of limitations period in order to obtain “ill-gotten…
  • Jun 6

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules Time Limits Apply to SEC Disgorgement Order

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules Time Limits Apply to SEC Disgorgement Order
    A unanimous United States Supreme Court held Monday, in Kokesh v. Securities and Exchange Commission, that the five-year statute of limitations under 28 U.S.C. § 2462 applies to disgorgement sought by the Securities and Exchange…
Rank this Week: 1817

The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

Covers asset searches, bribery, due diligence, money laundering and scams. By Charles Griffin Intelligence.

http://www.ethicalinvestigator.com/
  • Jun 19

    The Cosby Trial’s Lesson: Evidence is Good, Admissible Evidence is Better

    The Cosby Trial’s Lesson: Evidence is Good, Admissible Evidence is Better
    One lawyer we know has a stock answer when clients ask him how good their case is: “I don’t know. The courts are the most lawless place in America.” What he means is that even though the law is supposed to foster…
  • May 22

    EB-5 Visa Due Diligence: How to Spot the Warning Signs of Fraud

    EB-5 Visa Due Diligence: How to Spot the Warning Signs of Fraud
    Another EB-5 visa fraud, more burned investors. For people outside the United States trying to pick a reputable investment that will get them permanent residency in the U.S., sorting through hundreds of projects is often the hardest part of…
  • May 7

    3 Ways to Improve Law Firm Innovation

    3 Ways to Improve Law Firm Innovation
    Lawyers need to find witnesses. They look for assets to see if it’s worth suing or if they can collect after they win. They want to profile opponents for weaknesses based on past litigation or business dealings. Every legal matter turns…
Rank this Week: 2028

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 19

    What to Do When You’re Questioned by Law Enforcement Officers in Florida

    What to Do When You’re Questioned by Law Enforcement Officers in Florida
    There are a lot of things anyone should understand when being questioned by the police. First and foremost, when the police are asking you questions, they’re often not there to help you; they’re seeking to obtain information that…
  • Jun 15

    Domestic Violence E Book, Part Three

    Domestic Violence E Book, Part Three
    Difference Between Assault, Battery, And Domestic Violence Domestic violence can be assault or battery; domestic violence is just an act that is done against a spouse, a former spouse, an adult related by blood or marriage or even somebody…
  • May 30

    Statutory Requirements and Criminal Sentencing Enhancements in Florida

    Statutory Requirements and Criminal Sentencing Enhancements in Florida
    If you or a loved one faces criminal charges, the first objective, obviously, is to attempt to secure a “not guilty” verdict. This is not, however, the only objective. Even after a “not guilty” verdict is out of reach,…
Rank this Week: 5033

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/
  • Jun 19

    Troopers Injured In Two DUI Related Accident

    Troopers Injured In Two DUI Related Accident
    Three State Police Troopers were injured last week in two separate drunk driving related accidents. Both accidents occurred in Prince George’s County and in an even greater coincidence both took place on Route 4. Also known as…
  • Jun 13

    Thief Uses Backhoe In Attempted ATM Theft

    Thief Uses Backhoe In Attempted ATM Theft
    Police are on the hunt for a brazen thief who recently attempted to steal an ATM machine with a construction backhoe in Prince George’s County. The failed heist was caught on closed circuit television cameras stationed on the exterior…
  • Jun 5

    Appeals Court Keeps Medical Marijuana Moving

    Appeals Court Keeps Medical Marijuana Moving
    A recent Maryland Court of Appeals order likely prevented months of further delays to the medical marijuana program, and now registered patients may have access to cannabis by the end of the summer. The high court order blocked a Baltimore…
Rank this Week: 3963

Virginia Traffic Law News

Virginia Traffic Law News

By Caddell Nelson & Reibach.

http://www.cnrlawyers.com/news/
  • Jun 19

    Goochland County Dui Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension!

    Goochland County Dui Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension!
    Goochland County Dui Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension! John Weiland of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law recently ... The post Goochland County Dui Reduced To Reckless Driving Without Any License Suspension! appeared…
  • Jun 17

    96 Mph Reckless Driving In Hanover, Va Reduced To A Minor Traffic Violation

    96 Mph Reckless Driving In Hanover, Va Reduced To A Minor Traffic Violation
      96 Mph Reckless Driving In Hanover, Va Reduced To A Minor Traffic Violation John Weiland of Weiland Upton, Attorneys ... The post 96 Mph Reckless Driving In Hanover, Va Reduced To A Minor Traffic Violation appeared first on Weiland…
  • Jun 16

    90 Mph Reckless Driving In Henrico, Virginia Reduced To Minor Speeding Ticket

    90 Mph Reckless Driving In Henrico, Virginia Reduced To Minor Speeding Ticket
    90 Mph Reckless Driving In Henrico, Virginia Reduced To Minor Speeding Ticket John Weiland of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law ... The post 90 Mph Reckless Driving In Henrico, Virginia Reduced To Minor Speeding Ticket appeared first on Weiland…
Rank this Week: 3622

Whitney S. Boan P.A. Blog

Whitney S. Boan P.A. Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.boanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 19

    What Should I Expect Where Legal Fees Are Concerned

    What Should I Expect Where Legal Fees Are Concerned
    Life is complicated and frustrating enough when you’re charged with a crime without having to worry about all the costs. When you add in the unknown of what legal fees... The post What Should I Expect Where Legal Fees Are Concerned…
  • May 30

    Defending a DUI Charge

    Defending a DUI Charge
    You should never take a DUI arrest lightly. Even a conviction on a misdemeanor DUI charge can result in you having to pay steep fines and spend time in jail.... The post Defending a DUI Charge appeared first on Whitney S. Boan, P.A..
  • May 12

    What is the difference between robbery and burglary?

    What is the difference between robbery and burglary?
    Some people use the terms robbery and burglary interchangeably but the terms actually refer to different crimes and each has its own legal definition and penalties. Robbery and burglary are... The post What is the difference between robbery…
Rank this Week: 2528

What's New

What's New

Covers criminal law. By the Law Office of Zachary Margulis-Ohnuma.

https://www.zmolaw.com/news/
  • Jun 19

    Second Circuit Revisits Application of Fourth Amendment to Stored Digital Information

    Second Circuit Revisits Application of Fourth Amendment to Stored Digital Information
    The conviction of Ross Ulbricht, the mastermind behind the Silk Road marketplace on the Dark Web, has given the Second Circuit a chance to explore how to apply the Fourth Amendment to the search and seizure of stored digital…
  • May 18

    Child Pornography and “Substantive Reasonableness”

    Child Pornography and “Substantive Reasonableness”
    In a decision that could have a wide-ranging effect on people convicted of child pornography offenses, the Second Circuit last month struck down a 225-month sentence imposed on a man convicted of having illegal material on his laptops and a…
  • May 12

    New Charging Policy Will Increase Mass Incarceration

    New Charging Policy Will Increase Mass Incarceration
    United States Attorney General Jefferson Sessions put out a tragic new policy today that, if it is followed, will ruin countless lives through the unyielding weight of the federal law. Under the policy, which is outlined in…
Rank this Week: 1161

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
  • Jun 19

    Different Types of Criminal Offenses in Los Angele

    Different Types of Criminal Offenses in Los Angele
    If you have been charged with a criminal offense, whether it be a drinking while intoxicated or a Los Angeles Hit and Run, you will be required to enter a plea. You may enter a plea of guilty, not guilty or no contest. What the overall…
  • Jun 19

    Consequences of a Los Angeles Hit and Run

    Consequences of a Los Angeles Hit and Run
    If you have been arrested for a Los Angeles Hit and Run it is highly advisable to seek the guidance and knowledge of an experienced Los Angeles Hit and Run lawyer. Consulting a lawyer immediately can help minimize the potential consequences…
  • Jun 1

    How Will I be Notified if I have Been Charged with a Los Angeles Hit and Run?

    How Will I be Notified if I have Been Charged with a Los Angeles Hit and Run?
    Generally, the nature of a Los Angeles Hit and Run is that the person who allegedly committed the crime is not at the scene. Officers have to piece together evidence from the scene and witnesses to find the alleged perpetrator of the Hit and…
Rank this Week: 2969

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By James G. Dimeas.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.net/
  • Jun 19

    New Bail Reform Law Creates Uncertainty in Kane County

    New Bail Reform Law Creates Uncertainty in Kane County
    On June 12, we reported that Illinois Governor, Bruce Rauner, signed a Bail Reform bill into law.  The new law seeks to make changes to the bail process in Illinois by trying to move away from the requirement of posting cash as a way to…
  • Jun 12

    New Illinois Bail Reform Bill Signed Into Law on Friday

    New Illinois Bail Reform Bill Signed Into Law on Friday
    On Friday, Illinois Governor, Bruce Rauner, signed a new bill into law which takes affirmative steps to try to solve the bail problem in Illinois. The bill, called the Bail Reform Act, makes some significant changes to the bail process in…
  • Jun 6

    The Different Ways You Can Be Guilty of a Retail Theft in Illinoi

    The Different Ways You Can Be Guilty of a Retail Theft in Illinoi
    Retail Theft, commonly known as shoplifting, is a very serious crime in Illinois. In addition to the criminal penalties associated with a Retail Theft case, a prospective employer that finds a Retail Theft case in a background search could…
Rank this Week: 1224

Jachimowicz Law Group Blog

Jachimowicz Law Group Blog

Covers injuries, criminal defense, DUI, employment and workers compensation.

http://www.jachlawgroup.com/san-jose-law-blog
  • Jun 19

    Understanding California’s Three Strikes Law

    Understanding California’s Three Strikes Law
    In 2014, the Northern California towns of Patterson and Westley were plagued by a serial robber who held up nine different businesses over the span of several months, reports the Patterson Irrigator. The robber was subsequently…
  • Jun 14

    What Qualifies as a “Violent Felony” in California?

    What Qualifies as a “Violent Felony” in California?
    Whether or not a crime is classified as a violent felony can be of vital importance in a number of different circumstances. For example, violent felony convictions can count as strikes under California’s three strike law, and…
  • Jun 13

    Medical Experts in Personal Injury Case

    Medical Experts in Personal Injury Case
    Medical professionals are needed in many personal injury cases including car crashes , slip and falls , and catastrophic accidents. While many accident victims are not concerned with this aspect of their case, medical experts are a crucial…
Rank this Week: 1173

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/
  • Jun 18

    A Terrorist by Any Other Name

    A Terrorist by Any Other Name
    What’s in a name? that which we call a roseBy any other name would smell as sweet. The names are the problem, Juliet says. Romeo, after all, is wonderful. The trouble is that he's a Montague, hated for that alone by her family, the…
  • Jun 18

    Government Work

    Government Work
    Hey, maybe he didn't do it.  But close enough for government work.It's the story of too many folks on death row.  Too many folks in prison.  Too many charged and convicted where . . . .OK, let me be both careful and honest…
  • Jun 17

    Conflating Guilt

    Conflating Guilt
    You know Cosby's guilty.  You just know it.  But the jury hung!?What is it that the jury did't get?  How could they have been so confused? And that cop in Minnesota, Jeronimo Yanez.  The one who killed Philando…
Rank this Week: 4291

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridaabogadocriminal.com/
Rank this Week: 2147

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Jun 18

    Drug Court can help some offenders avoid jailtime

    Drug Court can help some offenders avoid jailtime
    Thankfully, the criminal justice system recognizes that crimes related to drugs and alcohol are oftentimes rooted in the disease of addiction and offers a respite in a program called Drug Court. If successfully completed, Drug Court helps…
  • May 2

    Pre-Trial programs can help offenders avoid conviction

    Pre-Trial programs can help offenders avoid conviction
    Everybody makes mistakes. For some people, those mistakes bring them into conflict with the law. Thankfully, Florida law recognizes that, in some cases, offenders deserve a second chance. In Pensacola, Milton, Fort Walton, Destin, and all…
  • Apr 27

    Is it legal for me to keep a gun in my car?

    Is it legal for me to keep a gun in my car?
    As most of us are aware, the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees every American’s right to own a gun. That right doesn’t stop when you get into your vehicle. In fact, in communities like Pensacola, Navarre, Milton…
Rank this Week: 1595

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2168

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/
  • Jun 18

    Center for Court Innovation Programs Partner to Support Father

    Center for Court Innovation Programs Partner to Support Father
    UPNEXT participant and BCS intern, Rahmel WarrenOn this Father's Days we want to highlight the work of our sister program, UPNEXT, who supports non-custodial fathers and unemployed men through job training and family engagement.  Bronx…
  • May 12

    Partners in Practice: John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Partners in Practice: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
    by Lovis Nelson-Williams, Compliance ManagerAbove: BCS Project Director, Maria Almonte-Weston with Intake Intern Chris Rivera and BCS Compliance Manager, Lovis Nelson-Williams; Below: Chris Rivera presents on his internship experienceBronx…
  • May 12

    Eye on Immigration

    Eye on Immigration
    by Shlomit Levy, LMSW, Clinical CoordinatorMental Health Social Worker, Giuliana Ruiz-Moreno (LMSW) and Clinic Coordinator, Shlomit Levy (LMSW) at the the YMCA's "Know Your Rights Immigration Session"Giuliana Ruiz-Moreno and Shlomit Levy from…
Rank this Week: 1714

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

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

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Jun 18

    Minnesota Federal Prosecutors Face Harsher Federal Drug Mandate

    Minnesota Federal Prosecutors Face Harsher Federal Drug Mandate
    President Trump’s Justice Department (DOJ) is pursuing federal drug crime suspects more vigorously than has been the case over the past eight years. In a stark reversal of Obama administration drug-related policies, Attorney General…
  • Jun 8

    Minnesota Lawmakers Discuss Marijuana Legalization

    Minnesota Lawmakers Discuss Marijuana Legalization
    Recently, two Minnesota lawmakers introduced legislation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. If this law passes, Minnesota would join eight other states and the District of Columbia that permit the legal sale and use of…
  • May 31

    Minnesota Lawmakers Discuss Right to Counsel for DWI Suspect

    Minnesota Lawmakers Discuss Right to Counsel for DWI Suspect
    The Minnesota legislature is considering a new DWI/DUI driver’s license revocation law. Introduced by Senator Warren Limmer (R-Maple Grove) who is chair of the Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy Committee, Senate…
Rank this Week: 2227

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Roelke Law, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorneyblog.net/
  • Jun 17

    Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Ends in Mistrial After A Six Minute Defense and No Testimony by Cosby

    Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Ends in Mistrial After A Six Minute Defense and No Testimony by Cosby
    In 2002 actor Bill Cosby met Andrea Constand at his alma mater, Temple University in Philadelphia, where she was on the staff of the women’s basketball team.  Later, in the beginning of 2004, Cosby invited Constand to his home to…
  • Jun 4

    Expect More Strict Federal Drug Prosecution After June 1, 2017

    Expect More Strict Federal Drug Prosecution After June 1, 2017
    On May 10, 2017 United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a Memorandum to all federal prosecutors titled Department Charging and Sentencing Policy.  The new policy requires federal prosecutors to charge and pursue the most…
  • May 21

    Tough DUI Law

    Tough DUI Law
    Together with Arizona and South Carolina, Florida is considered to have some of the more strict DUI laws in the country.  Soon, however, Utah will be the undisputed king of strict DUI laws in the nation. Currently, all states require a…
Rank this Week: 2182

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Jun 17

    Misreading Rod Rosenstein and Missing a New Angle on Obstruction

    Misreading Rod Rosenstein and Missing a New Angle on Obstruction
    Talking heads were in a dither yesterday, trying to decipher DAG Rosenstein's brief statement about the danger of relying on news accounts from supposedly reliable sources. See here for the Washington Post's account. Below is Rosenstein's…
  • Jun 7

    DOJ Ends Third Party Settlement Practice - But What is No Longer Allowed?

    DOJ Ends Third Party Settlement Practice - But What is No Longer Allowed?
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a press release today here putting an end to settlements that had payments to third parties as a condition of settlement. The press release says that " [w]ith this directive, we are ending this…
  • May 23

    Environmental Crime Prosecutions Down

    Environmental Crime Prosecutions Down
    Trac reports - "The latest available data from the Justice Department show that during the first six months of FY 2017 the government reported 152 new environment prosecutions. If this activity continues at the same pace, the annual…
Rank this Week: 2487

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1796

Monmouth County Criminal Defense…

Monmouth County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Tara Breslow-Testa, Esq.

https://www.monmouthcountycriminaldefenselawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1532

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

Covers criminal defense, immigration consequences, and constitutional law. By Rick Horowitz.

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Jun 16

    The Deciders at the Tip of the Technological Iceberg

    The Deciders at the Tip of the Technological Iceberg
    Yesterday, the Huffington Post published a story about something I covered in a couple blog articles a while back. They mentioned what I wrote about, getting part of it wrong, but that’s to be expected from reporters who…
  • Jun 15

    Quick Look: If It Saves Just One

    Quick Look: If It Saves Just One
    On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, Senator Connie Leyva, a Democrat representing District 20, argued before the California Senate Public Safety Committee. Technically, I think they call it “testifying,” rather than arguing, in this…
  • Jun 6

    The Great Unshackling?

    The Great Unshackling?
    I have long been an anti-shackling advocate. All my advocacy on that issue so far, however, pertains to children being shackled, which I have considered one of the great shames of our juvenile courts. But, even though I’ve known that…
Rank this Week: 4579

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Self-Defense in a Massachusetts Assault Case

    Self-Defense in a Massachusetts Assault Case
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate case, the defendant was convicted of assault and battery on a girlfriend. He appealed on the grounds that the conviction was a result of speculation and conjecture and that there were no findings to support…
  • Jun 16

    Charges for Possessing Counterfeit Money in Massachusett

    Charges for Possessing Counterfeit Money in Massachusett
    A recent Massachusetts appellate case arose when a cop stopped to get coffee during his patrol hours. While in line, there was a commotion in which the defendant argued with the cashier. The cop didn’t hear the discussion but saw the…
  • Jun 16

    Carrying a Firearm Without a License in Massachusett

    Carrying a Firearm Without a License in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate decision, the defendant was convicted of carrying a loaded firearm without a license and carrying a firearm without a license. The case arose when an officer was patrolling in Boston and saw a car…
Rank this Week: 3006

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1328

Clancy & Clancy Texas Law Blog

Clancy & Clancy Texas Law Blog

Reports on new Texas criminal laws, statutes, and current trials in the news.

http://www.dfwcriminallawyer.com/blog
Rank this Week: 1849

This Week's Florida Appeals Court…

This Week's Florida Appeals Court Decisions

Provides a summary of selected civil and criminal cases. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/florida-appeals-court-decisions/
Rank this Week: 1406

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    THE DIMINISHED ACTUALITY DEFENSE

    THE DIMINISHED ACTUALITY DEFENSE
    Perhaps you have heard of the “Twinkie Defense.” The term derives from the 1979 trial of Dan White, a former San Francisco Supervisor who, following a dispute with San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and San Francisco Supervisor…
  • Jun 7

    UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT TO DECIDE WHETHER A SEARCH WARRANT IS NEEDED FOR HISTORICAL CELL PHONE DATA

    UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT TO DECIDE WHETHER A SEARCH WARRANT IS NEEDED FOR HISTORICAL CELL PHONE DATA
    Sometimes a person arrested for a crime will swear he or she was nowhere near the location when the criminal incident took place., but the prosecution will allege otherwise…with evidence to prove it. That evidence: tracking of the…
  • Jun 1

    Anger Management Classes And Cases Involving Violence, Abuse Or Neglect

    Anger Management Classes And Cases Involving Violence, Abuse Or Neglect
    ANGER MANAGEMENT Many violent crimes have one common variable: anger. As a criminal defense attorney in Orange County, I have witnessed the role anger plays in violent crimes from domestic abuse to assault to murder. While most people are…
Rank this Week: 4389

Brisk Legal Group

Brisk Legal Group

Covers criminal law and professional discipline.

http://www.brill-legal.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    New York man detained for stalking Malia Obama

    New York man detained for stalking Malia Obama
    A man is under investigation for allegedly stalking and harassing former first daughter Malia Obama at several locations around New York City. He showed up at the 18-year-old’s workplace in Manhattan on three separate days in April.…
  • Jun 9

    Jury finds Long Island foster father not guilty of child sex abuse

    Jury finds Long Island foster father not guilty of child sex abuse
    A Long Island man was acquitted of all charges in a case that accused him of sexually abusing six boys he fostered for more than two decades. Cesar Gonzales-Mugaburu, 60, was found not guilty of all 17 counts of child abuse, including…
  • May 31

    Most Fatalities From Vehicle Accidents in the Summer Months Can Be Attributed to DWI

    Most Fatalities From Vehicle Accidents in the Summer Months Can Be Attributed to DWI
    On this episode of Justice, One Client at a Time, we look at how summer weather and drunk driving may lead to more vehicle fatalities. Short URL: http://cleg.al/2ruWlzh
Rank this Week: 2607

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

Covers immigration and criminal law. By Hassan M. Ahmad.

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • Jun 16

    DACA Safe for Now

    DACA Safe for Now
    DACA appears safe, for now. It seems media across the spectrum reports that it's a(nother) broken promise for Trump - with the Washington Times adding that the reversal "enrages conservative base" and the Daily Caller bemoaning that "100,000…
  • Jun 3

    We're Suing To Compel Disclosure of the Tanton Paper

    We're Suing To Compel Disclosure of the Tanton Paper
    Dr. John Tanton ​I will place updates here. Follow me on Facebook or on Twitter @HMAesq for notifications.BACKGROUNDAs an immigration lawyer, in the wake of ICE raids, stalled immigration reform, detention of children,…
  • May 26

    4th Circuit Keeps Muslim Ban Blocked - But This Isn't Over

    4th Circuit Keeps Muslim Ban Blocked - But This Isn't Over
    Get ready for a SCOTUS Showdown. The 4th Circuit opinion keeping the Muslim Ban blocked - with concurrences and dissents - is a stage for a final showdown before the Supreme Court. A full panel of 13 judges ruled, 10 in favor of…
Rank this Week: 5090

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

http://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Jun 16

    Violence in the City of Pittsburgh

    Violence in the City of Pittsburgh
    Until very recently, violent crime rates in America had been steadily falling since their peak in the early 1990s. When the FBI released its Uniform Crime Report in early 2017, it revealed an increase in violent crime in many of the…
  • May 31

    Drug Test Contamination Can Lead to Dismissal of Case

    Drug Test Contamination Can Lead to Dismissal of Case
    According to the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), officers are trained to identify the presence of drugs in a person’s system. They also receive education that allows them to identify the type of drug being used. As a result, police…
  • May 26

    Avoiding a DUI This Memorial Day Weekend

    Avoiding a DUI This Memorial Day Weekend
    According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), nearly 2 million American soldiers have been killed in the line of duty. Memorial Day is a time to recognize those who have served, and to reflect on the privileges that we…
Rank this Week: 2103

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Child Trafficking Laws in Chicago

    Child Trafficking Laws in Chicago
    Unfortunately, Chicago has acquired a reputation for child trafficking and is one of the crisis points recognized in the national strategy. Some of the people involved are supposed to be intimate partners who end up turning on the victims and…
  • Jun 14

    Slander and Defamation Laws in Chicago: Tightrope Between Free Speech and Abuse

    Slander and Defamation Laws in Chicago: Tightrope Between Free Speech and Abuse
    It is interesting to note that many people who say hateful things immediately run to the “freedom of speech” mantra when they are called out on it. This is the kind of dilemma that the law in Chicago has to contend with. In the…
  • Jun 9

    Rules of Evidence in Chicago

    Rules of Evidence in Chicago
    The practice notes for the rules of evidence remain an important cornerstone of justice in Chicago. Specifically, the court wants to hear, see, witness, and assess evidence that is accurate and timely. Without the rules of evidence, the court…
Rank this Week: 2758

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Tax evasion conviction for failing to report robust cash revenue upheld

    Tax evasion conviction for failing to report robust cash revenue upheld
      The Horners were convicted of two counts of assisting in the preparation of a fraudulent corporate tax return in violation of 26 U.S.C. 6206 and filing a false individual tax return in violation of 26 U.S.C. 7206. This couple owned and…
  • Jun 3

    Restitution for the future needs of the victim of child sexual abuse is upheld

    Restitution for the future needs of the victim of child sexual abuse is upheld
      In U.S. v. Osman, the defendant appealed his restitution order following his guilty plea to one count of production of child pornography, one count of distribution of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography.…
  • May 27

    Force used by deputy in arresting Plaintiff was excessive in view of the circumstances of the arrest

    Force used by deputy in arresting Plaintiff was excessive in view of the circumstances of the arrest
      In Stephens v. DeGiovanni, the Plaintiff Stephens filed a lawsuit against Deputy DeGiovanni of the Broward County Sheriff’s Office arising out of his arrest. Two of his claims raised in this appeal for false seizure (arrest) and…
Rank this Week: 3347

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • Jun 15

    Westminster Man who Downloaded More Child Pornography While on Bond is Sentenced

    Westminster Man who Downloaded More Child Pornography While on Bond is Sentenced
    Peter Herz, a 61-year old Westminster resident, pleaded guilty to a possession of child pornography charge in February. This offense is among many that are eligible for lifetime sex-offender registration. Before his arrest and incarceration,…
  • May 18

    Alaska Inmate’s Attorney Charged With Smuggling Drugs Into an Anchorage Jail

    Alaska Inmate’s Attorney Charged With Smuggling Drugs Into an Anchorage Jail
    A jailed inmate and his attorney are facing federal charges for a scheme to allegedly distribute drugs to an Anchorage Correctional Complex for sale between inmates, according to federal prosecutors. Kit Lee Karjala, a 54 year-old attorney…
  • May 3

    New Jersey Court Says Mom Smoking Marijuana is Not Child Abuse

    New Jersey Court Says Mom Smoking Marijuana is Not Child Abuse
    A New Jersey judge was scolded by his peers for ruling that an Essex County mom was guilty of child abuse and neglect because she occasionally smoked marijuana. On Thursday the Essex County mother was cleared of her charges almost…
Rank this Week: 2994

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Jun 15

    Court Allows Probation Condition that Waives Fourth Amendment Right

    Court Allows Probation Condition that Waives Fourth Amendment Right
    One of the greatest protections guaranteed to you by the Fourth Amendment is your freedom from warrantless searches unless they fit within a handful of exceptions. However, prosecutors and law enforcement continually try to squeeze everything…
  • Jun 12

    Supreme Court Might Be About to Change the Third Party Doctrine in Criminal Case

    Supreme Court Might Be About to Change the Third Party Doctrine in Criminal Case
    In a handful of last year's blog posts, we detailed the third party doctrine, and how it allowed police to gather evidence that you committed a crime, without a warrant, if you voluntarily provided that information to third parties. This…
  • Jun 9

    Tiger Woods' Arrest for OUI Highlights Draconian Law

    Tiger Woods' Arrest for OUI Highlights Draconian Law
    At this point, nearly everyone has heard of the legendary golfer Tiger Woods being arrested for operating under the influence (OUI) in Florida. The incident, however, highlights two important things about OUI law – it applies to people…
Rank this Week: 4668

New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James S. Friedman, LLC.

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Jun 15

    State v. Rosario – New Search and Seizure Decision on Field Inquiries and Investigative Detention

    State v. Rosario – New Search and Seizure Decision on Field Inquiries and Investigative Detention
    The New Jersey Supreme Court decided State v. Rosario on June 6, 2017.  The case is important because, among other things, it discusses and distinguishes between the two most common types of police-citizen encounters, which are field…
  • Jun 14

    Child Pornography Cases Present Unique Technological and Procedural Issue

    Child Pornography Cases Present Unique Technological and Procedural Issue
    Law enforcement agencies that investigate child pornography cases face special technological challenges when tracking the distribution of contraband on the Internet, and then in building a case against a specific defendant.  A case in…
  • Jun 6

    Every Police Officer Must Receive Training to Deal With the Mentally Ill

    Every Police Officer Must Receive Training to Deal With the Mentally Ill
    On October 18, 2016, NYPD Sergeant Hugh Barry responded to the home of Deborah Danner in the Bronx.  Barry found Danner, a diagnosed schizophrenic, holding a pair of scissors and experiencing a mental health crisis.  He persuaded…
Rank this Week: 2038

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Jun 15

    Asset Forfeiture and How Ron S. Chapman Can Help You

    Asset Forfeiture and How Ron S. Chapman Can Help You
    Asset Forfeiture   Asset forfeiture is a confiscation of assets by the state. It can be civil or criminal. It typically applies to alleged proceeds of crime. This can apply to terrorist activity, drug crimes, and other…
  • May 15

    Animal Abuse and Florida Law

    Animal Abuse and Florida Law
    Animal Abuse and Florida Law   Cruelty to animals, also called animal abuse or animal neglect, is both the unintentional (animal neglect) and the intentional infliction by humans of suffering or harm upon any non-human animal,…
  • Apr 17

    Aggravated Battery

    Aggravated Battery
    Aggravated Battery In Florida, Aggravated Battery is the intentional touching of another person with the intent to inflict great bodily harm or to use a deadly weapon. In addition, penalties for the offense include mandatory prison, with…
Rank this Week: 3625

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Focusing on issues affecting the criminal justice system. By Bautista, Overson & Stewart PC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • Jun 15

    Is DUI a Felony in Utah?

    Is DUI a Felony in Utah?
    DUI is typically a misdemeanor crime in Utah. However, there are also a few scenarios where driving under the influence can lead to felony charges. Salt Lake City criminal defense lawyer Darwin Overson explains when intoxicated driving is a…
  • Jun 12

    The Top 10 Safest Cities in Utah

    The Top 10 Safest Cities in Utah
    Utah is home to nearly 3 million people inhabiting about 250 communities. While no town or city is 100% free of crime, certain communities are safer than others. Utah criminal lawyer Darwin Overson compares recent crime statistics in…
  • Jun 8

    Utah Has the Fewest Drunk Driving Accidents Nationwide

    Utah Has the Fewest Drunk Driving Accidents Nationwide
    In April 2016, USA Today reported on a nationwide CarInsuranceComparison.com study that showed Utah ranked lowest in the U.S. for drunk driving accidents. In an interesting correlation, an August 2016 article by WalletHub ranked Utah number…
Rank this Week: 2331

Utah Criminal Defense Blog

Utah Criminal Defense Blog

By Overson & Sheen LLC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • Jun 15

    Is DUI a Felony in Utah?

    Is DUI a Felony in Utah?
    DUI is typically a misdemeanor crime in Utah. However, there are also a few scenarios where driving under the influence can lead to felony charges. Salt Lake City criminal defense lawyer Darwin Overson explains when intoxicated driving is a…
  • Jun 12

    The Top 10 Safest Cities in Utah

    The Top 10 Safest Cities in Utah
    Utah is home to nearly 3 million people inhabiting about 250 communities. While no town or city is 100% free of crime, certain communities are safer than others. Utah criminal lawyer Darwin Overson compares recent crime statistics in…
  • Jun 8

    Utah Has the Fewest Drunk Driving Accidents Nationwide

    Utah Has the Fewest Drunk Driving Accidents Nationwide
    In April 2016, USA Today reported on a nationwide CarInsuranceComparison.com study that showed Utah ranked lowest in the U.S. for drunk driving accidents. In an interesting correlation, an August 2016 article by WalletHub ranked Utah number…
Rank this Week: 2539

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 15

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds DUI-Related Drug Conviction

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds DUI-Related Drug Conviction
    A defendant appealed from the judgment of a sentence of nine to 16 months’ imprisonment entered in the York County Court of Common Pleas following his bench trial convictions of DUI, possession of a small amount of marijuana,…
  • Jun 1

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Affirms DUI Conviction Resulting From DUI Checkpoint

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Affirms DUI Conviction Resulting From DUI Checkpoint
    The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently affirmed a driver’s two-count DUI conviction resulting from a DUI checkpoint. In September 2013, police officers from the West Hills DUI Task Force conducted a sobriety checkpoint on Steubenville…
  • May 9

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds Defendant’s Resentencing Following New DUI Conviction

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Upholds Defendant’s Resentencing Following New DUI Conviction
    A defendant appealed from a sentence entered in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, following the revocation of his probation. He argued the Pennsylvania Superior Court should vacate his sentence due to the revocation…
Rank this Week: 2034

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: 3110

Law Offices of Daniel R. Perlman…

Law Offices of Daniel R. Perlman Blog

Covers criminal and DUI defense news and updates.

http://www.danielperlmanlaw.com/blog.shtml
  • Jun 15

    The Allegations Against Bill Cosby

    The Allegations Against Bill Cosby
    While it may be clear that Bill Cosby’s career is over – live performances have been cancelled by numerous venues, in addition to NBC pulling the plug on a proposed series starring the comedian – what’s unclear is if…
  • Jun 8

    Cosby’s Sexual Assault Case Goes to Trial

    Cosby’s Sexual Assault Case Goes to Trial
    Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial has started. If found guilty, the comedian could face a life sentence. Sexual Assault Case Against Cosby Goes to Trial Comedian Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial started June 5, 2017. Over the…
  • Jun 1

    Memorial Day DUI

    Memorial Day DUI
    9 DUI checkpoints around Los Angeles were slated for this past Memorial Day weekend. Did you receive a DUI charge at one of them? DUI on Memorial Day DUI allegations are not to be taken lightly. There are a number of things you will need to…
Rank this Week: 2339

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Features recent criminal and DUI defense news.

http://www.sevenslegal.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    The Bill Cosby Rape Allegation

    The Bill Cosby Rape Allegation
    It seems pretty clear the career of Bill Cosby is over, with the cancellation of numerous live performances in various venues, plus the fact NBC pulled the plug on a possible series starring him. However, what isn’t clear is whether…
  • Jun 8

    Cosby Faces Sexual Allegations in Court

    Cosby Faces Sexual Allegations in Court
    After years of facing allegations, comedian Bill Cosby is going to court. If convicted, Cosby, who is 79, faces going to prison for the rest of his life. Cosby in Court to Face Sexual Allegations Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trail began…
  • Jun 1

    Memorial Day Drunk Driving Charge

    Memorial Day Drunk Driving Charge
    Typically over big weekends like Memorial Day weekend the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department will team up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to keep impaired drivers off San Diego’s roads. If you received a…
Rank this Week: 2229

The Law Office of Greg Tsioros…

The Law Office of Greg Tsioros Criminal Law Blog

Covers the ins and outs of Texas criminal law.

http://www.txcrimdefense.com/blog
  • Jun 14

    Gambling Laws in Texas: When and Where Texans Can Gamble

    Gambling Laws in Texas: When and Where Texans Can Gamble
    U.S. Gambling Overview Americans have embraced gambling by for centuries. Before our country fought the Revolutionary War, settlers enjoyed European card games and participated in simple lotteries. As the country grew, gambling halls and…
  • Jun 7

    All Possible Consequences of a DWI in Texa

    All Possible Consequences of a DWI in Texa
    Drugs and alcohol don’t mix with driving in Texas. In this post, we assemble all possible consequences of a DWI in Texas. Driving while intoxicated (DWI) is synonymous with drunk driving in Texas. A DWI conviction has serious…
  • May 31

    Can I Choose Jail Instead of Probation?

    Can I Choose Jail Instead of Probation?
    Why would anyone choose to go to jail when probation is an option? The Texas Commission on Jail Standards recognizes a troubling jail versus probation trend. Some offenders choose lockup instead of community supervision. The most common…
Rank this Week: 1629

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • 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…
  • May 22

    WHAT CAN HURT YOUR PERFORMANCE ON FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS?

    WHAT CAN HURT YOUR PERFORMANCE ON FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS?
    You were stopped under suspicion of drunk driving. The officer asked you to take field sobriety tests, and since you didn’t have much to drink, you agreed. To your surpise, you failed the tests and were arrested. What happened? What…
  • Apr 28

    AGGRAVATED DUI: WHAT REALLY CAUSED THE ACCIDENT?

    AGGRAVATED DUI: WHAT REALLY CAUSED THE ACCIDENT?
    Before the Illinois legislature amended the law, you could be convicted of Aggravated DUI if you were the proximate cause of an accident that resulted in great bodily harm or death, and you had any amount of a controlled substance ……
Rank this Week: 1928

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal defense, evidence and the Fourth Amendment. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    Criminal Convictions May Not Hinder College Applicants Much Longer

    Criminal Convictions May Not Hinder College Applicants Much Longer
    In almost every job application, every licensing request, and seemingly every application for anything, is the question of whether the applicant has ever been convicted of a crime. The question seemingly has value; a potential employer or…
  • Jun 7

    Baltimore Settles Lawsuit for Negligence in Police Chase

    Baltimore Settles Lawsuit for Negligence in Police Chase
    Unmarked cars serve a vital purpose in law enforcement and can often prevent crime or injury before it even happens. Unlike normal police cars, which drivers are often on the alert for, unmarked cars can sneak up on others on the road and can…
  • Jun 1

    Study Shows New Problems With Police Line-up

    Study Shows New Problems With Police Line-up
    We have grown accustomed to seeing police line-ups on TV and in movies. The victim or a witness looks at a series of suspects, often ones who look similar to each other, either live or in pictures, and tries to identify the individual that he…
Rank this Week: 3243

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 14

    What is obstruction of justice?

    What is obstruction of justice?
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “What is the difference between a misdemeanor and a felony?” After former FBI director James Comey’s recent testimony before Congress, the media has been awash in…
  • Jun 7

    Supreme Court Agrees To Decide Case Concerning Cellphone Privacy

    Supreme Court Agrees To Decide Case Concerning Cellphone Privacy
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “Should I talk to the police?” As technology improves, it’s all but guaranteed that some enterprising criminal will find new ways to perpetrate crimes. After all,…
  • May 31

    New Iowa Forfeiture Law Doesn’t Go Far Enough

    New Iowa Forfeiture Law Doesn’t Go Far Enough
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “If I am charged by campus police could I still face jail time or probation?” It’s something relatively few people have experienced (thankfully), but if and when you…
Rank this Week: 3147