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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
  • Apr 26

    What’s the Difference Between Probation and Parole?

    What’s the Difference Between Probation and Parole?
    It is important to know the differences between probation and parole. Although there are several similarities between them, people on probation or parole must adhere to a specific set of conditions and rules. Violation of probation and parole…
  • Apr 19

    Blackmail 101: How Texas Laws Tackle This Crime

    Blackmail 101: How Texas Laws Tackle This Crime
    Theft is the general term for larceny in Texas. Larceny is the taking of property belonging to another individual with the purpose permanently depriving the individual the property. The property is taken without the individual’s…
  • Apr 13

    What’s the Difference Between Embezzlement and Theft or Fraud?

    What’s the Difference Between Embezzlement and Theft or Fraud?
    Crimes against property is a term used to describe criminal acts done to property owned by an individual or company. These crimes include criminal acts like criminal mischief, burglary, criminal trespass, fraud and embezzlement. Although they…
Rank this Week: 1655

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 5061

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 1896

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
  • Apr 26

    Forensic Evidence Is Not Trustworthy but Prosecutors Love It: The News This Week

    Forensic Evidence Is Not Trustworthy but Prosecutors Love It: The News This Week
    This week heralds the end of the National Commission on Forensic Science, a group of experts entrusted with evaluating forensic science methods that are being brought into courtrooms by prosecutors all over the country.  It’s not…
  • Apr 19

    Gang Crime Charges: Increasing Prosecution of Gang-Related Crimes in Texa

    Gang Crime Charges: Increasing Prosecution of Gang-Related Crimes in Texa
    This week, President Trump publicly blamed former President Obama for allowing known Central American gang MS-13 to gain a foothold in the United States.  See, “Trump blames Obama for formation of MS-13 crime gang,” published…
  • Apr 12

    Prosecutor Withholding Evidence from Defense in Federal Criminal Case

    Prosecutor Withholding Evidence from Defense in Federal Criminal Case
    In a criminal case, someone’s freedom — or even their life — is on the line.  Legally, this places special duties upon the prosecution to be fair with the defendant.  All sorts of laws exist to protect against…
Rank this Week: 5069

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Apr 26

    What To Wear To Court

    What To Wear To Court
    The post What To Wear To Court appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Mar 29

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest

    Frequently Asked Questions After An Arrest
    You have rights and it’s important to know them. In this post we’ll tackle frequently asked questions after an arrest so you’ll know how to respond in case you ever get booked. Can I be arrested without an arrest warrant?…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)
    Building a Legal Practice Designed to Last: Concentrating Your Practice     The modern world of business has pushed professionals more and more into concentrated areas of service. In law school you study four to five areas of the…
Rank this Week: 2703

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal…

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal News

By Young Klein & Associates.

http://www.ykacrim.com/blog/
  • Apr 26

    Readington man who crashed truck charged with DUI

    Readington man who crashed truck charged with DUI
    A 20-year-old man who resides in the Whitehouse Station section of Readington is facing DUI charges after crashing his vehicle on Patrick Henry Place in the early morning hours of Sunday. According to an article on the NewJersey.com website,…
  • Apr 19

    Jury selection in Bill Cosby case set for May

    Jury selection in Bill Cosby case set for May
    While Bill Cosby’s criminal sex assault trial will be held in Philadelphia in June, jury selection is scheduled to get underway on May 22 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The trial is scheduled for opening statements to begin June 5.…
  • Apr 12

    NFL players lobbying for changes to the criminal justice system

    NFL players lobbying for changes to the criminal justice system
    A Philadelphia Eagle is devoting his free time to trying to convince politicians to make some positive changes to the nation’s criminal justice system. Malcolm Jenkins told the New Jersey Herald that while football is hard, his…
Rank this Week: 2439

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

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

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

    1 in 3 Defendants in San Diego Not Convicted

    1 in 3 Defendants in San Diego Not Convicted
    San Diego County has displayed some interesting trends in conviction and acquittal rates for criminal cases over the past few years. According to an internal District Attorney’s Office analysis of trial results for recent years, the…
  • Apr 19

    CA’s Open Carry Laws: Penal Code 25850 & 26510

    CA’s Open Carry Laws: Penal Code 25850 & 26510
    California has some of the strictest gun laws in the United States. California firearm owners need to understand the state’s gun laws, or they risk facing stiff penalties and possibly even criminal prosecution. While the gun…
  • Apr 12

    How are Compensatory and Punitive Damages Decided?

    How are Compensatory and Punitive Damages Decided?
    A personal injury lawsuit is a common choice for people who suffer injuries and other damages due to the negligent actions of others. In a typical personal injury lawsuit, the plaintiff can reasonably expect to win compensation for their…
Rank this Week: 2257

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Death row inmates’ champion Steve Bright always inspires me

    Death row inmates’ champion Steve Bright always inspires me
    In 1991, I was still yearning to re-direct my career from the 25-lawyer corporate law firm that I had joined two years later, to something more meaningful. Ever since finishing law school, I went out of my way to meet birds of a professional…
  • Apr 24

    Dissenting federal appellate judge bemoans the Drug War’s toll on the Constitution

    Dissenting federal appellate judge bemoans the Drug War’s toll on the Constitution
    Nearly two generations of Americans, born since 1980, knows of no life other than that under the drug wars spurred during the Reagan administration, complete with metal detectors and other intrusive searches in schools without particularized…
  • Apr 23

    Narrow tailoring is needed for restrictions on Internet access by probationers & parolee

    Narrow tailoring is needed for restrictions on Internet access by probationers & parolee
    Plenty of probation agents and sentencing judges may have a penchant for barring access to the Internet for certain convicted sex offenders, in such cases as sexual assault and child pornography. However, doing so in a knee-jerk fashion and…
Rank this Week: 2526

California Criminal Defense and…

California Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Law Blog

By the Law Offices of Bamieh & Erickson, PLC.

http://www.bamieherickson.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    What Are the Penalties for Being Convicted of Statutory Rape in California?

    What Are the Penalties for Being Convicted of Statutory Rape in California?
    Statutory rape charges are based on the age difference between the defendant and the other person. If the victim is under California’s age of consent, he or she cannot legally consent to sexual intercourse. Statutory rape can be charged…
  • Apr 18

    Is There a Statute of Limitations on a Wrongful Death Suit in California?

    Is There a Statute of Limitations on a Wrongful Death Suit in California?
    When a person is killed by the careless actions of another individual, the victim’s surviving loved ones can pursue compensation by filing a wrongful death lawsuit. However, the plaintiffs must obey a deadline called the “statute…
  • Mar 2

    When Can You Get Compensated for Pain and Suffering in California?

    When Can You Get Compensated for Pain and Suffering in California?
    A serious accident can have many negative effects on the victim.  In addition to suffering huge financial losses from medical bills, missed time at work, and potentially, a reduced ability to earn income, accident victims also endure…
Rank this Week: 2001

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense…

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James Novak.

https://blog.novakazlaw.com/
  • Apr 25

    Arizona Theft Case, Mistrial, and Double Jeopardy

    Arizona Theft Case, Mistrial, and Double Jeopardy
    An unpublished Arizona appellate decision considered an identity theft, theft, and fraudulent schemes case. The charges arose after a high-end mountain bike was stolen from a home in 2010 and then sold on Craigslist. At trial, the…
  • Apr 11

    Using Deadly Weapons While Committing a Drug Felony in Arizona

    Using Deadly Weapons While Committing a Drug Felony in Arizona
    In a recent Arizona appellate case, the court considered whether using multiple deadly weapons while committing a drug felony was a single offense, among other things. The case arose when an officer parked in the median of I-17 saw the…
  • Mar 21

    Aggravated Assault Resulting in Temporary Disfigurement in Arizona

    Aggravated Assault Resulting in Temporary Disfigurement in Arizona
    In a recent Arizona appellate case, the defendant was convicted of aggravated assault resulting in temporary but substantial disfigurement and assault. The lower court suspended the imposition of a sentence and put him on probation. The…
Rank this Week: 1770

Utah Criminal Defense Blog

Utah Criminal Defense Blog

By Overson & Sheen LLC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Consequences for Texting and Driving in Utah

    Consequences for Texting and Driving in Utah
    A few decades ago, there was no need for laws against texting and driving. But today, many of us are constantly attached to our phones – even when we get behind the wheel. In an effort to cut down on accidents caused by distracted…
  • Apr 6

    How Using a Drone to Film People Can Get You Arrested for Voyeurism in Utah

    How Using a Drone to Film People Can Get You Arrested for Voyeurism in Utah
    Drone technology isn’t just for the military. The consumer drone market has been hugely successful, valued at nearly $356 million as of 2015. Hobbyists account for roughly half of this market, which shouldn’t surprise you if…
  • Mar 30

    Can You Be Arrested for Breaking into Your Own Home in Utah?

    Can You Be Arrested for Breaking into Your Own Home in Utah?
    In March, 34-year-old Salt Lake City resident Leroy Daniel Valdez was arrested and charged with manslaughter, drug possession, obstruction of justice, and use of a firearm by a restricted person after an attempt to break into his own home…
Rank this Week: 1700

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/
  • Apr 25

    Consequences for Texting and Driving in Utah

    Consequences for Texting and Driving in Utah
    A few decades ago, there was no need for laws against texting and driving. But today, many of us are constantly attached to our phones – even when we get behind the wheel. In an effort to cut down on accidents caused by distracted…
  • Apr 6

    How Using a Drone to Film People Can Get You Arrested for Voyeurism in Utah

    How Using a Drone to Film People Can Get You Arrested for Voyeurism in Utah
    Drone technology isn’t just for the military. The consumer drone market has been hugely successful, valued at nearly $356 million as of 2015. Hobbyists account for roughly half of this market, which shouldn’t surprise you if…
  • Mar 30

    Can You Be Arrested for Breaking into Your Own Home in Utah?

    Can You Be Arrested for Breaking into Your Own Home in Utah?
    In March, 34-year-old Salt Lake City resident Leroy Daniel Valdez was arrested and charged with manslaughter, drug possession, obstruction of justice, and use of a firearm by a restricted person after an attempt to break into his own home…
Rank this Week: 2637

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

Covers criminal and injury law. By Tenn And Tenn, P. A.

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2758

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Jacksonville preacher sentenced in Georgia sex case

    Jacksonville preacher sentenced in Georgia sex case
    Controversial Jacksonville preacher, Kenneth Adkins, has been sentenced after being found guilty of several child sex charges in Brunswick, Georgia.  According to an article on News4Jax, Adkins was sentenced to thirty-five years in…
  • Mar 24

    Sixty drug arrests in Jacksonville in “Lockdown in O-Town”

    Sixty drug arrests in Jacksonville in “Lockdown in O-Town”
    Sixty people have been arrested in Duval County as a result of four month drug sting operation.  According to an article in the Florida Times Union, there are eleven others that have pending arrest warrants in Jacksonville.  Because…
  • Mar 2

    Jacksonville man charged with exposing himself to North Florida student

    Jacksonville man charged with exposing himself to North Florida student
    A local man is facing three separate criminal cases related to him allegedly exposing himself to the University of North Florida students.  According to an article on news4jax.com, the man showed his penis to two woman students on the…
Rank this Week: 3182

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • Apr 25

    Former Beauty Pageant Mrs. Orange County Charged with Lewd Acts on a Child

    Former Beauty Pageant Mrs. Orange County Charged with Lewd Acts on a Child
    A former beauty queen, Mrs. Orange County, is suspected of sharing explicit images of a 4 year old family member with a Southern California Marine. 25 year old Meaghan Breanna Alt was charged on Friday with possessing pornography and…
  • Apr 14

    Former Orange County Martial Arts Fighter Pleads Guilty to Assault and Battery Charge

    Former Orange County Martial Arts Fighter Pleads Guilty to Assault and Battery Charge
    Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller stood in court with his trademark pink mohawk on Wednesday and was sentenced to three years probation and 100 days in jail for a list of felonies involving multiple clashes with the Orange County police.…
  • Apr 13

    New York Foster Father’s Trial Begins Amid Allegations of Sexual Abuse

    New York Foster Father’s Trial Begins Amid Allegations of Sexual Abuse
    The trial for a Long Island, New York, foster father who is accused of numerous allegations of sexual abuse with children in his care began on Wednesday. Prosecutors describe his home as tranquil in appearance, having a nicely manicured lawn…
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Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By James G. Dimeas.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.net/
  • Apr 25

    Will I Be Charged with a Domestic Battery if I Slap My Child?

    Will I Be Charged with a Domestic Battery if I Slap My Child?
    The short answer to this question is maybe.  But whether you would be convicted of a Domestic Battery for simply slapping your child is a different question.  This issue is a little complex so let me take a little time to explain…
  • Apr 18

    What Rights Do You Have if You Are Charged With a DUI?

    What Rights Do You Have if You Are Charged With a DUI?
    Being arrested for a DUI can be a very confusing and stressful experience for most people.  Based on my 25 years of experience in handling DUI cases throughout Cook County, DuPage County and Kane County, I can tell you that most of the…
  • Apr 11

    What Can Happen if I Violate My Probation?

    What Can Happen if I Violate My Probation?
    If you have been placed on Probation this means that you either plead guilty to a felony, or were found guilty after a trial of a felony, and received a sentence of Probation from the court.  A sentence of Probation is the sentence that…
Rank this Week: 1779

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Florida Lawmakers Weigh Marijuana Decriminalization

    Florida Lawmakers Weigh Marijuana Decriminalization
    Florida state senators in the Criminal Justice Committee are weighing a measure that would decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana in the Sunshine State. If passed, violators would receive a civil citation instead of facing…
  • Apr 21

    Reliability of Forensic Hair Analysis Questioned in Study

    Reliability of Forensic Hair Analysis Questioned in Study
    Over the last several decades, the American criminal justice system has relied increasingly on forensic testing to definitively identify suspects, nail down timelines and prove or disprove theories about what happened and who was…
  • Apr 19

    DUI Ignition Interlock Bill Passes Florida House Committee

    DUI Ignition Interlock Bill Passes Florida House Committee
    Florida House committee lawmakers have put the state one step closer to compelling more first-time DUI offenders to install ignition interlock devices.  On the surface, this may seem like bad news for DUI offenders. After all, ignition…
Rank this Week: 4585

CMS Law Firm's DUI Defense Blog

CMS Law Firm's DUI Defense Blog

Covers Seattle DUI and criminal law.

http://dui-defense-blog.com/
  • Apr 25

    Which States Have the Toughest DWI Laws?

    Which States Have the Toughest DWI Laws?
    You do not want to get a DUI in any state. A DUI conviction anywhere in the US will involve serious penalties that can affect your ability to work, get a student loan, rent an apartment and more. But some states have stricter DWI laws than…
  • Apr 12

    Texas DWI Law

    Texas DWI Law
    I was arrested for DWI in Texas…Now What? http://www.lubbockdwilawblog.com Board certified criminal defense attorney Stephen Hamilton, practicing in Lubbock, Texas, talks about what you should do now that you’ve been arrested for…
  • Apr 3

    Texas DWI Penaltie

    Texas DWI Penaltie
    In the state of Texas, you are deemed to be driving while intoxicated or DWI if you have a blood alcohol limit (BAC) above a certain level. For those 21 years old +, you are legally intoxicated with a BAC of .08%. For commercial drivers, the…
Rank this Week: 4971

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: 3413

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: 1762

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/
  • Apr 24

    The Theory of Our Constitution

    The Theory of Our Constitution
    Back in the 1950s, Bob Hope used to tell this joke.An American was in the Soviet Union explaining to a Russian citizen how we have the greatest country in the world."In America," he said, "anyone can get on a train, go to Washington, go up to…
  • Apr 4

    How Far We've Fallen

    How Far We've Fallen
    Let's start the way Laura Kipnis does:Lately I've been thinking that future generations will look back on the recent upheavals in sexual culture on American campuses and see officially sanctioned hysteria.  They'll wonder how supposedly…
  • Mar 25

    Where it All Went Wrong - Kinda

    Where it All Went Wrong - Kinda
    I've been trying to figure out just why I found Michael D. Cicchini's deconstruction of the case(s) against Steven Avery so annoying.  It's not that he says anything that's particularly wrong about how criminal law and procedure actually…
Rank this Week: 4335

JKR Law

JKR Law

Covers criminal laws affecting California residents.

http://www.jkrlaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    PROPOSITION 57: HOW IT WORKS

    PROPOSITION 57: HOW IT WORKS
    PROPOSITION 57: THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND REHABILITATION ACT INTRODUCTION Many people have called us about Proposition 57, how it works, and who qualifies. As a result, we have decided to cover this topic to hopefully enlighten and inform you…
  • Oct 12

    PROPOSITION 57

    PROPOSITION 57
    PROPOSITION 57 CALIFORNIA PAROLE FOR NON-VIOLENT CRIMINALS AND JUVENILE COURT TRIAL REQUIREMENTS INITIATIVE Proposition 57, also known as the California Parole for Non-violent Criminals and Juvenile Court Trial Requirements, will be on the…
  • Aug 18

    Proposition 64 Legalizing Marijuana on California November 2016 Ballot

    Proposition 64 Legalizing Marijuana on California November 2016 Ballot
    Proposition 64: Legalization of Marijuana I am sure by now, everyone has heard about a Proposition that will be on the November 2016 Ballot that legalizes Marijuana.  But what does the Proposition specifically propose?  Below is the…
Rank this Week: 1550

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Apr 24

    Felony Child Endangerment for Giving Teen Marijuana at Home

    Felony Child Endangerment for Giving Teen Marijuana at Home
    Two Utah parents have been arrested for felony child endangerment charges after they gave their teen marijuana to smoke at home. Questionable reward system After an lengthy investigation followed by a search of their home, 37 year old Edwin…
  • Apr 19

    Utah Mother Arrested Days After Seeking Help for Drug Addiction

    Utah Mother Arrested Days After Seeking Help for Drug Addiction
    A young Utah mother was arrested five days after reaching out to friends and family online along with a treatment center, seeking help for her drug addiction. Arrested for drugs On April 9th, 2017 Provo police arrested 24 year old Arali…
  • Apr 17

    “Double Jeopardy” is Constitutional in a Dual Sovereignty Case

    “Double Jeopardy” is Constitutional in a Dual Sovereignty Case
    A trio of southern Utah residents are being charged twice for the same crime, otherwise known as double jeopardy, but since the charges stem from a dual sovereignty case it is considered constitutional. Custody battle ends in murder After…
Rank this Week: 4777

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal defense.

http://gregoryandwaldo.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    What if Someone Dies Before or During Their Personal Injury Lawsuit?

    What if Someone Dies Before or During Their Personal Injury Lawsuit?
    The post What if Someone Dies Before or During Their Personal Injury Lawsuit? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. Several of our personal injury clients have expressed concern about what will become of their lawsuits if they…
  • Apr 11

    What Is Probable Cause?

    What Is Probable Cause?
    The post What Is Probable Cause? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. Have you recently been the victim of a questionable arrest or a possibly illegal search and seizure? If so, you’re not alone, but one thing may stand…
  • Mar 13

    10 Dont’s After You’ve Been Arrested

    10 Dont’s After You’ve Been Arrested
    The post 10 Dont’s After You’ve Been Arrested appeared first on Gregory & Waldo. You’ve just been caught red-handed committing a crime, or maybe you’re being arrested for something you didn’t do. Either way,…
Rank this Week: 2930

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
  • Apr 24

    Explaining The Muslim Ban to Federal Judge

    Explaining The Muslim Ban to Federal Judge
    I work with a bunch of amazing lawyers.One of the challenges to the #MuslimBan 2.0 is pending in the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. A group of 302 lawyers across 25 airports signed on to an amicus brief ("friend of the court") to…
  • Apr 18

    Use Your Rights. Don't Just Know Them.

    Use Your Rights. Don't Just Know Them.
    "Know your rights" has become a hashtag, and for good reason. Where your civil and constitutional rights are questioned or threatened, you have to, at a minimum, know what those rights are.But this isn't enough. It does no good to know your…
  • Mar 20

    Trumpaganda

    Trumpaganda
    ​Veteran journalist Scarborough tweeted, "I had said Friday was the worst day of Donald Trump's presidency. I was wrong. It is today." He was referring, of course, to FBI director James Comey's March 20 confirmation of an…
Rank this Week: 5129

Environmental Crimes Blog

Environmental Crimes Blog

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

http://environmentalblog.typepad.com/environmental_crimes_blog/
  • Apr 24

    Protecting the Privilege

    Protecting the Privilege
    The recent case styled Valley Forge Ins. v. Hartford Iron & Metal, Inc., No. 1:14-cv-00006-RLM-SLC, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana (April 14, 2017), reminds lawyers that not all communications…
  • Apr 13

    Another Thing About Search Warrant

    Another Thing About Search Warrant
    The search warrant executed by the USEPA CID may authorize the taking of samples. When this occurs, always ask for split samples. Agents may or may not be willing to provide split samples and you should know that the current...
  • Apr 11

    Search Warrant Basic

    Search Warrant Basic
    A search warrant is issued based upon a written affidavit setting forth the probable cause that a crime has been committed and that evidence of the crime will be found within the premises to be searched. Law enforcement is authorized...
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New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1952

Law Offices of Elliott Kanter Blog

Law Offices of Elliott Kanter Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.enkanter.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    Uber Or Lyft Accident In San Diego? Here’s What To Do

    Uber Or Lyft Accident In San Diego? Here’s What To Do
    In the state of California, across the United States, and around the world, the rideshare industry has flourished with amazing speed. It’s hard to remember that Uber was founded only eight years ago and that Lyft was founded only five…
  • Mar 16

    Misdemeanor vs. Felony DUIs In San Diego

    Misdemeanor vs. Felony DUIs In San Diego
    All fifty states have laws that govern drinking and driving. Whether a state calls it DWI (driving while intoxicated), DUI (driving under the influence), or OUI (operating under the influence), the laws are similar, the enforcement is…
  • Feb 23

    California’s New Parole Law Redefines “Violent” Crime

    California’s New Parole Law Redefines “Violent” Crime
    California voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 57 in November 2016. The measure gives the state parole board new powers to approve the early release of inmates whose offenses are not defined as “violent” under California…
Rank this Week: 1683

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of Mark Sherman LLC.

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Connecticut Parents: Know the Risks of Hosting Underage Drinking Partie

    Connecticut Parents: Know the Risks of Hosting Underage Drinking Partie
    It’s prom and graduation party time in Connecticut. And it’s also the time when many of the best Darien, Greenwich and New Canaan Connecticut criminal lawyers and attorneys get calls from parents who want to know if it’s…
  • Apr 18

    Connecticut Statutory Rape Arrest Fallout from Choate Sex Abuse Case

    Connecticut Statutory Rape Arrest Fallout from Choate Sex Abuse Case
    Last week’s press release from Connecticut’s prestigious boarding school Choate Rosemary Hall revealed that sex abuse allegations can trigger a police investigation and can lead to criminal arrests and civil lawsuits, even 30…
  • Apr 15

    Fighting Stamford & Greenwich Connecticut Prescription Drug DUI / DWI Arrest

    Fighting Stamford & Greenwich Connecticut Prescription Drug DUI / DWI Arrest
    A lot of Connecticut drivers don’t know this, but you can get arrested in Stamford or Greenwich Connecticut for driving while on prescription medication and drugs. Even if a doctor told you it’s okay to drive while on the…
Rank this Week: 2376

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Terrorist Threats in Chicago

    Terrorist Threats in Chicago
    Making terrorist threats is a serious crime that can lead to significant terms of custody. This is particularly true in this age of international terrorism, which has the capability of harming thousands of people. The global definitions hold…
  • Apr 19

    Revenge Porn in Chicago: The Law and Privacy Issue

    Revenge Porn in Chicago: The Law and Privacy Issue
    Revenge porn is a crime that is gaining prominence in the age of social media. The law in Chicago took some time to catch up with the reality that some victims were being exposed to serious danger. By 2015, the state legislature had decided…
  • Apr 14

    Domestic Abuse in Chicago: Where the Law Intersects with Family Dispute

    Domestic Abuse in Chicago: Where the Law Intersects with Family Dispute
    The state will always interfere in domestic relationships if there is a threat of harm or actual harm to one of the parties. The most common trigger for a prosecution is physical violence. However, lately there has been some consideration of…
Rank this Week: 2400

Conroe Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Conroe Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Pullan & Young.

http://www.conroecriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Apr 21

    New Rules for Conditions of Bond in Montgomery County

    New Rules for Conditions of Bond in Montgomery County
    Facing felony criminal charges in Montgomery County has been increasingly difficult for defendants who have to deal with both the underlying charges and onerous conditions of bond. But things have recently gotten worse. The Montgomery County…
  • Feb 16

    The Pitfalls of Probation

    The Pitfalls of Probation
    It’s a common scene: a defense attorney sitting with a pile of paperwork balanced on his lap, his client next to him. The attorney takes each page in turn and reviews it with the client: the judgment, the stipulation of evidence, the…
  • Feb 16

    The Pitfalls of Probation

    The Pitfalls of Probation
    It’s a common scene: a defense attorney sitting with a pile of paperwork balanced on his lap, his client next to him. The attorney takes each page in turn and reviews it with the client: the judgment, the stipulation of evidence, the…
Rank this Week: 1949

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI defense, penalties and enforcement measures. By Susan L. Hartman.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    California DMV’s Physical and Mental Evaluation or P & M Hearing

    California DMV’s Physical and Mental Evaluation or P & M Hearing
    My criminal defense practice is almost exclusively in the area of drunk driving. However, I have had a few DUI cases were my client was able to prevail at the DMV APS Hearing, just to receive another notice of suspension from the DMV because…
  • Apr 4

    Exhibition Of Speed Negotiated Plea In A DUI Case

    Exhibition Of Speed Negotiated Plea In A DUI Case
    In California, if a person is initially arrested for driving under the influence, the case may be negotiated down to other, less severe charges such as a wet reckless, dry reckless, drunk in public, or even an exhibition of speed charge.…
  • Mar 24

    Biking or Cycling Under The Influence (BUI or CUI)

    Biking or Cycling Under The Influence (BUI or CUI)
    The time has changed and the weather feels a lot like summer is just around the corner! Excited for Sunday Funday’s, cold beers and margaritas, BBQ’s, parties and beach time? Know the law and plan ahead so your fun does not end…
Rank this Week: 3248

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog…

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog by Texas Defense Attorneys

Covers federal and state criminal law issues that come up during police stops all the way through sentencing. By Varghese Summersett PLLC.

https://versustexas.com/blog
  • Apr 21

    The Age of Criminal Responsibility in Texas: A Look at House Bill 122

    The Age of Criminal Responsibility in Texas: A Look at House Bill 122
    The Age of Criminal Responsibility in Texas In Texas, 17-year-olds can’t vote, serve on a jury, play lotto, or buy beer and cigarettes – but they are considered adults when they get in trouble with the law. Some Texas lawmakers…
  • Apr 18

    What is UCW in Texas? Unlawful Carry of Weapon in Texa

    What is UCW in Texas? Unlawful Carry of Weapon in Texa
    Unlawful Carry of a Weapon Unlawful Carry of a Weapon, or UCW, refers to offenses involving the illegal possession of a handgun, illegal knife, or club in Texas. This article focuses on UCW cases involving handguns. This is covered under…
  • Apr 14

    Tarrant County SWIFT Program | Tarrant County SWIFT Probation

    Tarrant County SWIFT Program | Tarrant County SWIFT Probation
    Tarrant County SWIFT Program The Tarrant County SWIFT program is a post-plea intensive probation program that gives high-risk high-need offenders an opportunity to change and immediate sanctions or punishment for violations. The program is…
Rank this Week: 2021

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    The Age of Criminal Responsibility in Texas: A Look at House Bill 122

    The Age of Criminal Responsibility in Texas: A Look at House Bill 122
    The Age of Criminal Responsibility in Texas In Texas, 17-year-olds can’t vote, serve on a jury, play lotto, or buy beer and cigarettes – but they are considered adults when they get in trouble with the law. Some Texas lawmakers…
  • Apr 18

    What is UCW in Texas? Unlawful Carry of Weapon in Texa

    What is UCW in Texas? Unlawful Carry of Weapon in Texa
    Unlawful Carry of a Weapon Unlawful Carry of a Weapon, or UCW, refers to offenses involving the illegal possession of a handgun, illegal knife, or club in Texas. This article focuses on UCW cases involving handguns. This is covered under…
  • Apr 14

    Tarrant County SWIFT Program | Tarrant County SWIFT Probation

    Tarrant County SWIFT Program | Tarrant County SWIFT Probation
    Tarrant County SWIFT Program The Tarrant County SWIFT program is a post-plea intensive probation program that gives high-risk high-need offenders an opportunity to change and immediate sanctions or punishment for violations. The program is…
Rank this Week: 1553

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

http://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Use of Surveillance Cameras in Criminal Case

    Use of Surveillance Cameras in Criminal Case
    If you ever watch the news, you have probably caught a glimpse of how surveillance camera footage can be used to catch criminals and potentially during trials. This type of video seems to be most common for burglary and robbery cases. A…
  • Apr 14

    What Is Income Tax Fraud?

    What Is Income Tax Fraud?
    As the income tax deadline quickly approaches this April, it is time to ensure your current taxes are in order. Sloppy mistakes or misunderstandings regarding the income you are required to declare to the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue or…
  • Apr 7

    What Is Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)?

    What Is Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)?
    You may have heard the term “blood alcohol content” (BAC) in relation to driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol; however, understanding the meaning of BAC can be helpful in knowing if you’re complying with the law.…
Rank this Week: 1306

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

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

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Ohio’s New Concealed Carry Law

    Ohio’s New Concealed Carry Law
    On March 21, 2017, SB 199, Ohio’s new concealed carry law, went into effect. The law makes significant changes to when and where firearms may be taken. It eliminates some gun-free zones and allows for easier access to guns by members of…
  • Apr 14

    What is an OVI / DUI “Look Back” Period?

    What is an OVI / DUI “Look Back” Period?
    If you’ve been convicted of driving under the influence (OVI/DUI) in Ohio more than once, expect the penalties to become stiffer. House Bill 388 – also known as Annie’s Law – was recently signed into law implementing a…
  • Mar 31

    What Happens If I Don’t Comply with Sex Offender Registration in Ohio?

    What Happens If I Don’t Comply with Sex Offender Registration in Ohio?
    The criminal penalties for sex offenses are unique in that sex offenders are required to regularly register and report changes to a wide range of personal information from their residential address and employment to email addresses and phone…
Rank this Week: 1470

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    How Do I Choose the Right California DUI Attorney?

    How Do I Choose the Right California DUI Attorney?
    It goes without saying that the day a person is arrested on suspicion of a California DUI is very often the worst day of that person’s life. As the handcuffs are being slapped around the wrists, thoughts flood the mind of the person who…
  • Apr 13

    The DMV and License Suspension After a California DUI

    The DMV and License Suspension After a California DUI
    When a person is arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, their license is usually taken and the officers give the driver a “pink slip.” The pink slip is a temporary license which will allow them to…
  • Apr 6

    Is Distracted Driving as Dangerous as Drunk Driving?

    Is Distracted Driving as Dangerous as Drunk Driving?
    I’ll be the first one to say that drunk driving is extremely dangerous, not just to the person driving under the influence, but also for the public as a whole. And it is that last part that has led to the hypervigilance in condemning…
Rank this Week: 2221

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    DUI Drugs Roadside Mouth Swab Test

    DUI Drugs Roadside Mouth Swab Test
    ROADSIDE MOUTH SWAB DEVICE TESTS FOR SEVEN DRUGS IN A DRIVER’S SYSTEM Police are increasingly concerned about drivers who are under the influence of drugs (DUID), especially since marijuana has been legalized in the state. California…
  • Apr 14

    The History of California DUI Law

    The History of California DUI Law
    A BRIEF HISTORY OF DUI LAWS A couple of generations ago, drunk driving was almost acceptable. You’ve probably heard about “one for the road” — it was a common refrain at parties and bars and the phrase was often used…
  • Mar 30

    California DUI Laws Are Strict For Those Holding A Commercial Driver’s License

    California DUI Laws Are Strict For Those Holding A Commercial Driver’s License
    DUI LAWS ARE STRICT FOR THOSE HOLDING A COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE A big rig carrying a load of steel beams and a crane flipped over on the 101 near San Rafael this past week. The accident, which blocked three of the four lanes,…
Rank this Week: 4227

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal, family and Injury law. By Blair & Kim, PLLC.

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    Sale of the Family Home in Washington Divorce

    Sale of the Family Home in Washington Divorce
    Often, the family home is one of the more difficult assets to address in a divorce.  Even if both parties agree to sell the home, the process can still be difficult.  In a recent unpublished case, a Washington appeals court…
  • Apr 14

    Washington Courts May Not Base Custody on Sexual Orientation

    Washington Courts May Not Base Custody on Sexual Orientation
    Courts should remain impartial regarding religious beliefs and sexual orientation when considering custody arrangements and parenting plans.  When a court relies on and adopts the opinions and recommendations of witnesses who express…
  • Apr 7

    Washington Appeals Court Finds Church Not Liable for Driver’s Failure to Stop at Sign

    Washington Appeals Court Finds Church Not Liable for Driver’s Failure to Stop at Sign
    Most automobile accident cases are based on negligence.  To succeed in a negligence claim, the plaintiff must show that he or she would not have been injured “but for” the defendant’s negligence.  In some…
Rank this Week: 1518

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2299

The San Diego Criminal Lawyer Blog

The San Diego Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ozols Law Firm.

https://www.thesandiegocriminallawyer.com/blog.html
  • Apr 20

    Don’t Hold Your Phone while Driving in California

    Don’t Hold Your Phone while Driving in California
    In 2016, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1785 into law. This law, which has been in effect since January 1, 2017, states that it is now illegal for any individual in California to hold a smartphone or cellphone while driving.…
  • Apr 20

    Burglary Suspect Joseph Jakubowski Writes Manifesto

    Burglary Suspect Joseph Jakubowski Writes Manifesto
    A 32-year-old Wisconsin man, Joseph Jakubowski, has recently been the suspect in a gun shop burglary as well as sending a detailed manifesto to the president. The gun shop owner told authorities that a large quantity of handguns as well as…
  • Apr 17

    Street Race Leads to Father-Daughter Fatalitie

    Street Race Leads to Father-Daughter Fatalitie
    Street racing may be exhilarating in movies and video games. In real life, however, the consequences can be deadly. One apparent example of this occurred back in February 2017 in Palmdale, where a father and her daughter lost their lives.…
Rank this Week: 2018

Brisk Legal Group

Brisk Legal Group

Covers criminal law and professional discipline.

http://www.brill-legal.com/blog/
  • Apr 20

    Medical malpractice lawsuit reopens against New York hospital

    Medical malpractice lawsuit reopens against New York hospital
    A state appellate panel revived a medical malpractice lawsuit against North Shore University Hospital in New York due to conflicting evidence. According to the four-judge Second Department panel, the trial judge should not have dismissed the…
  • Apr 13

    NYC Uber driver jailed on gun trafficking charge

    NYC Uber driver jailed on gun trafficking charge
    A former Uber driver faces four years in prison for his role in an interstate gun trafficking ring. Law enforcement officials said the group smuggled dozens of guns into New York City from South Carolina, North Carolina and Tennessee. As…
  • Apr 6

    Brooklyn man with history of domestic violence kills and dismembers wife

    Brooklyn man with history of domestic violence kills and dismembers wife
    Police charged a Brooklyn man with killing his wife and dismembering her body, marking a brutal culmination to the couple’s almost decade-long history of domestic violence. Phillip Martin, 42, was charged with murder and concealment of…
Rank this Week: 1990

Orland Park Criminal Defense…

Orland Park Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.fotopouloslaw.com/orland-park-criminal-lawyer/
  • Apr 20

    Can a Tattoo Prove Your Innocence on Drug Charges?

    Can a Tattoo Prove Your Innocence on Drug Charges?
    If you are arrested on drug charges, such as possession of a controlled substance with the intent to deliver, the burden is on police and prosecutors to prove you did something wrong. This includes establishing your identity and presence at…
  • Apr 13

    Can a Drug Conviction Be Used Against Me in a Future Case?

    Can a Drug Conviction Be Used Against Me in a Future Case?
    If you are on trial for a violent crime, such as assault and battery, prosecutors will make every effort to discredit you in front of the jury. Should you choose to testify—and remember, the Constitution protects your right to remain…
  • Apr 6

    Should I Allow the Police to Search My Car Without a Warrant?

    Should I Allow the Police to Search My Car Without a Warrant?
    A good criminal defense lawyer will always tell you two things: Never voluntarily answer police questions—remember, you have the right to remain silent—and never consent to a warrantless search of your car. If you are pulled…
Rank this Week: 1802

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Apr 20

    A Win for Judicial Sentencing Discretion in Armed Robbery Cases; Additional Reform Still Needed

    A Win for Judicial Sentencing Discretion in Armed Robbery Cases; Additional Reform Still Needed
    Earlier this month, in Dean v. United States, the Supreme Court ruled that federal sentencing judges retain some discretion to soften the notoriously draconian sentencing scheme of 18 U.S.C. §924(c). The statute establishes a mandatory…
  • Apr 7

    New Book on Avery Case

    New Book on Avery Case
    Hey, Making a Murderer fans, Marquette alumnus (and prolific author) Michael Cicchini has a provocative new book out on the Steven Avery case: Convicting Avery: The Bizarre Laws and Broken System behind Making a Murderer. I…
  • Mar 28

    Juvenile Court or Adult? New Research on the Consequences of the Decision

    Juvenile Court or Adult? New Research on the Consequences of the Decision
    Juvenile courts were invented at the end of the nineteenth century and spread rapidly across the U.S. Proponents argued that juvenile offenders were more readily rehabilitated than adults, and should be handled through a different court…
Rank this Week: 3274

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
  • Apr 20

    Man Tries to Buy Car with Fake ID

    Man Tries to Buy Car with Fake ID
    According to deputies, a Los Angeles man was caught red-handed when he tried to buy a car with a fake ID. Fake ID Used by Man to Try and Buy Car A Los Angeles man was attempting to buy a car with a fake ID when he was stopped by deputies in…
  • Apr 13

    Vietnam War Memorial Vandalized

    Vietnam War Memorial Vandalized
    Once again the Vietnam War memorial in Venice, California has been marred by graffti. The memorial was vandalized last year by graffiti. Vandalism of Vietnam War Memorial Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives are investigating the…
  • Apr 6

    Sexual Assault Allegations Again for Roger Aile

    Sexual Assault Allegations Again for Roger Aile
    Another lawsuit has been filed against Fox New Channel’s Roger Ailes is facing another sexual assault lawsuit, this time by Fox News contributor Julie Roginsky. The lawsuit alleges the network’s past chairman, Roger Ailes, made…
Rank this Week: 1940