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Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Federal Hiring Rules vs. State Marijuana Law

    Federal Hiring Rules vs. State Marijuana Law
    In many states across the country, marijuana use is becoming more and more accepted; laws in various states now allow recreational and/or medical use of marijuana or have eased the penalties associated with using the drug once criminalized…
  • Jun 29

    Supreme Court Approves Continued Use of Problematic Execution Drug

    Supreme Court Approves Continued Use of Problematic Execution Drug
    Yesterday, in the case of Glossip v. Gross, the United States Supreme Court ruled against three death row inmates who were seeking to prevent the use of a certain lethal injection drug that can cause excruciating pain. The majority opinion,…
  • Jun 25

    The 411 on Florida's Felony Murder Law

    The 411 on Florida's Felony Murder Law
    "Murder" is a widely used and commonly applied word, especially in discussion of high-profile criminal cases. Based on the popular understanding of the crime of murder, you might think that anyone charged with murder is simply facing the…
Rank this Week: 4307

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    A Different Approach to Expunging a Record

    A Different Approach to Expunging a Record
    Expunging a record can be a time consuming process, because you have to wait on the government at several different stages.  For example, at the very beginning of the expunge process (as opposed to the sealing process), you must get the…
  • Jun 28

    It’s a Crime to be Poor

    It’s a Crime to be Poor
    “A poor girl wants to marry, and a rich girl wants to flirt  A rich man goes to college, and a poor man goes to work” – Charlie Daniels Band Let’s face it, the deck is stacked against the poor.  If…
  • Jun 10

    Sex Offenders, Probation, and Pornography

    Sex Offenders, Probation, and Pornography
    Florida has lots of folks on probation.  For the fiscal year 2013-2014, the Department of Corrections supervised 143,809 citizens.  Our success rate was 56.4%, and it costs the state $1,825/year to supervise these 143,809 people.…
Rank this Week: 3901

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 30

    Is GERD an Acceptable DWI Defense?

    Is GERD an Acceptable DWI Defense?
    Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disorder or GERD is a chronic digestive disorder that occurs when an individual’s lower esophageal sphincter is weakened. Contents of the stomach leak upwards from the stomach and into the esophagus, often…
  • Jun 24

    Reliability of the DWI Alphabet Test

    Reliability of the DWI Alphabet Test
    Every year, thousands of drivers across the United States are charged with impaired driving. Many of these arrests and charges are partly based on the driver’s inability to perform field sobriety tests. As discussed in earlier posts,…
  • Jun 18

    7 Ways Alcohol Can Affect Your Driving Skill

    7 Ways Alcohol Can Affect Your Driving Skill
    We blogged earlier about the most common traffic offenses committed by intoxicated drivers.  This blog discusses why such traffic offenses may occur after an individual has consumed a sufficient amount of alcohol. Driving…
Rank this Week: 2693

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 30

    Murder Conviction Reinstated by Illinois Supreme Court

    Murder Conviction Reinstated by Illinois Supreme Court
    The Illinois Supreme Court reversed the decision of a lower court of appeals and reinstated the first-degree murder conviction and 70-year sentence of Mark Downs, who shot and killed a 6-year-old boy, Nico Contreras, in his sleep. The…
  • Jun 26

    Firearms, Clothing Provide Possible Link to Chicago Home Invasion

    Firearms, Clothing Provide Possible Link to Chicago Home Invasion
    Police investigating a Chicago home invasion have recovered firearms and clothing that may further link the suspects, who are already in custody, to the crime. But even if police can prove that the items belonged to the suspects, that fact…
  • Jun 25

    Child Abuse, Mandatory Reporters and Illinois Law

    Child Abuse, Mandatory Reporters and Illinois Law
    The recent revelation that Josh Duggar, oldest son of “19 Kids and Counting” stars Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, molested at least three of his sisters and an unrelated female when he was 14 years old has raised questions about…
Rank this Week: 2970

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Features articles on criminal defense in Dallas and throughout Texas. By Broden & Mickelsen.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Jun 30

    Wrongly Convicted Man Who Spent 12 Years on Death Row in Texas is Appointed to Crime Lab Post

    Wrongly Convicted Man Who Spent 12 Years on Death Row in Texas is Appointed to Crime Lab Post
    When people spend years behind bars for crimes they did not commit, it can break them. Even if they are exonerated, the loss of so many years can be hard to bear. But some former inmates who are exonerated go on to live meaningful…
  • Jun 23

    Charleston Killings Are Being Investigated as a Hate Crime

    Charleston Killings Are Being Investigated as a Hate Crime
    The killing of nine worshippers at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, has focused national attention on hate crimes. Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old white man who is accused of the killings was reported to have used racist abuse against the…
  • Jun 17

    Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Improve Access to Online Legal Support With Website Redesign

    Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Improve Access to Online Legal Support With Website Redesign
    The Texas based leading criminal defense law firm Broden Mickelsen Helms & Snipes has launched a redesigned website to provide more effective online support for those seeking criminal defense help. The Dallas criminal defense attorneys of…
Rank this Week: 2726

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Covers Colorado Springs criminal defense, injury, and accident news.

http://www.coloradospringsattorneys.org/blog/
  • Jun 30

    Second Lawsuit Filed Against Jenner for Fatal Car Accident

    Second Lawsuit Filed Against Jenner for Fatal Car Accident
    A second lawsuit has been filed in connection with a fatal four-car crash in Malibu on Pacific Coast Highway. The February accident resulted in the death of Kim Howe, whose family has already filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The chain…
  • Jun 25

    Peyton Manning’s Kind Gesture To Family of Boy Killed by Drunk Driver

    Peyton Manning’s Kind Gesture To Family of Boy Killed by Drunk Driver
    Tragedy struck the Brown family of Evansville, Indiana in March, when 15-year-old Logan Brown was killed by a drunk driver. The collision was head-on, and the driver’s blood alcohol was four times the legal limit.  Peyton Manning…
  • Jun 24

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit after Firefighters Refuse to Help Man Having Heart Attack

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit after Firefighters Refuse to Help Man Having Heart Attack
    A lawsuit has been filed against the Washington, D.C. fire department alleging that a man’s life could have been saved but for the extreme indifference of firefighters. 77-year-old Medric Mills, Jr. collapsed from a heart attack in…
Rank this Week: 3168

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal appeals and personal injury law. By Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Plea Deals and ‘Double Jeopardy’ in West Virginia Drug Cases – State v. Ferrell

    Plea Deals and ‘Double Jeopardy’ in West Virginia Drug Cases – State v. Ferrell
    A plea deal can be an effective tool for a person facing significant criminal charges, often allowing the person to plead guilty to lesser crimes and reduce the potential impact of a conviction. As a recent case out of the West Virginia…
  • Jun 17

    Decline a DUI Test? In West Virginia, it May Cost You Your License – Reed v. Hall

    Decline a DUI Test? In West Virginia, it May Cost You Your License – Reed v. Hall
    West Virginia law gives drivers pulled over by the police a pretty significant incentive to submit to breath and possibly other tests. If you don’t, you could lose your license. There may be certain circumstances in which a driver can…
  • Jun 3

    Probation in West Virginia Criminal Cases – State v. Henry

    Probation in West Virginia Criminal Cases – State v. Henry
    Some people who are arrested, charged, and eventually convicted of a crime may be able to avoid prison time through probation. This is a form of supervised release in which the person is allowed to live freely and go on with his or her life,…
Rank this Week: 3563

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law in Florida. By Pawuk & Pawuk, P.A.

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3118

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

Swiss blawg covering a broad range of Swiss and international laws.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Jun 30

    VGer Kanton Bern 100.2013.247U: Abgrenzung des Privateigentum

    VGer Kanton Bern 100.2013.247U: Abgrenzung des Privateigentum
    Das Verwaltungsgericht (VGer) des Kantons Bern hatte im vorliegenden Fall (Urteil 100.2013.247U vom 23. April 2015) im Zusammenhang mit der Kostenverteilung im Rahmen wissenschaftlicher Untersuchungen (insb. Ausgrabungsarbeiten einer…
  • Jun 29

    EDÖB: Tätigkeitsbericht 2014/2015 veröffentlicht

    EDÖB: Tätigkeitsbericht 2014/2015 veröffentlicht
    Am 29. Juni 2015 hat der Eidgenössische Datenschutz- und Öffentlichkeitsbeauftragte (EDÖB) seinen 22. Tätigkeitsbericht für den Zeitraum 1. April 2014 bis 31. März 2015 veröffentlicht. Der…
  • Jun 26

    BGer 5A_552/2014: Das Akteneinsichtsrecht gemäss Art. 8a SchKG im Zivilprozess gegen die Konkursmasse

    BGer 5A_552/2014: Das Akteneinsichtsrecht gemäss Art. 8a SchKG im Zivilprozess gegen die Konkursmasse
    Gegenüber einer Aktiengesellschaft wurde der Konkurs eröffnet. Die Konkursmasse der Gesellschaft erhob gegen die ehemalige Revisionsstelle Klage wegen Verantwortlichkeit. Daraufhin erhob die Revisionsstelle bei der Konkursmasse das…
Rank this Week: 3015

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Is the Supreme Court Broken?

    Is the Supreme Court Broken?
    In a word… uh, NO. I try to avoid blatant political content on this blog, for a huge number of reasons; these range from simple self-serving concerns, such as I don’t want to lose potential clients just because they disagree with…
  • Jun 11

    The Prison-Break Blockbuster of the Summer

    The Prison-Break Blockbuster of the Summer
    Please tell me I’m not the only one. I feel a bit guilty. A lot guilty to be honest. I mean, I know these guys are monsters. Especially Richard Matt, the one who killed and disemboweled an old man. David Sweat, also a convicted…
  • Jun 4

    ISIS THWARTED! …or Maybe Not.

    ISIS THWARTED! …or Maybe Not.
    Although it is never a happy event when someone is gunned down, at first I was almost pleased when I heard the news about the Boston Police ‘taking out’ what appeared to be a dangerous terrorist about to commit some heinous…
Rank this Week: 3679

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/
Rank this Week: 4815

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Comments on Michigan news and criminal law. By The Law Office of Steven L. Schwartz.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Forty-One People Arrested and Charged in Relation to Alleged Drug Distribution Ring

    Forty-One People Arrested and Charged in Relation to Alleged Drug Distribution Ring
    Earlier last month in Minnesota, 41 people were arrested and charged with various offenses related to a large drug-distribution ring that spanned across the Midwest. According to one local news report, the ring allegedly dealt in Heroin,…
  • Jun 15

    Pilot Study Concluded for Ignition-Interlock Devices in Michigan

    Pilot Study Concluded for Ignition-Interlock Devices in Michigan
    Each year in Michigan, over 35,000 people are arrested for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of either drugs or alcohol (OWI). These OWI arrests, and especially those that result in a conviction, can have an enormously…
  • May 29

    Michigan Teacher Pleads Guilty to Criminal Sexual Conduct over Allegations She Slept with Student

    Michigan Teacher Pleads Guilty to Criminal Sexual Conduct over Allegations She Slept with Student
    Earlier this month, a southeastern Michigan Spanish teacher pleaded guilty and was sentenced for two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly having sex with a 15-year-old male student. According to one local news source,…
Rank this Week: 2829

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Jun 30

    Relative Adoption

    Relative Adoption
    It’s very common for family members to temporarily or permanently care for the child of another relative. Nationally, more than 2.5 million children are being raised by family members other than their parents. Often, these family…
  • Jun 19

    Not Driving a Car Doesn’t Protect You From DUI Charges in Florida

    Not Driving a Car Doesn’t Protect You From DUI Charges in Florida
    As the Stanley Cup nears its end, it seems like an appropriate time to talk about Steven James Anderson. Nope, he’s not a little known hockey star. He’s the man who was arrested in February for Driving Under the Influence…
  • Jun 15

    Family Law Mediation in Jacksonville, FL

    Family Law Mediation in Jacksonville, FL
    The goal of Florida’s family laws is to promote and protect family harmony and avoid nasty disputes that are detrimental to all involved, especially, children who are often the unintended emotional victims of disputes between their…
Rank this Week: 2620

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridaabogadocriminal.com/
Rank this Week: 2555

Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal, employment and family law. By Ingram Law LLC.

http://www.alabamalitigationlawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2566

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://blog.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Jun 29

    Arizona Supreme Court Limits Warrantless Home Searche

    Arizona Supreme Court Limits Warrantless Home Searche
    “Police officers are not exempt from search warrant requirements, in order to perform community caretaking duties.”    Under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and the Arizona Constitution, you have a right to…
  • May 21

    Arizona Passes Law Allowing First Responders to Administer Lifesaving Overdose Drug

    Arizona Passes Law Allowing First Responders to Administer Lifesaving Overdose Drug
    Overview of new law: Qualified first responders and training; Liability & Immunities; Good Samaritan Laws; Criminal Penalties & Defense       Overview of AZ HB 2489: Combatting Heroin Overdoses A bill we have…
  • May 21

    Arizona Passes Law Allowing First Responders to Administer Lifesaving Overdose Drug

    Arizona Passes Law Allowing First Responders to Administer Lifesaving Overdose Drug
    Overview of new law: Qualified first responders and training; Liability & Immunities; Good Samaritan Laws; Criminal Penalties & Defense       Overview of AZ HB 2489: Combatting Heroin Overdoses A bill we have…
Rank this Week: 4065

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Jun 29

    A Kings Workers Compensation Lawyer

    A Kings Workers Compensation Lawyer
    A Kings Workers Compensation Lawyer said that, in an action to recover damages for personal injury, and a third-party action, inter alia, for a judgment declaring that the third-party defendant Insurance Company is obligated to defend and…
  • Jun 27

    A Kings Premises Liability Lawyer

    A Kings Premises Liability Lawyer
    A Kings Premises Liability Lawyer said that, in an action to recover damages for personal injury, the defendant appeals from a judgment of the Supreme Court, Kings County, dated July 14, 2009, which, upon a jury verdict, is in favor of the…
  • Jun 24

    Co-defendant did not appear or oppose...cont

    Co-defendant did not appear or oppose...cont
    Insurance Law § 5104(a) provides that, "when an insured injures someone in a motor vehicle accident, the injured party is subject to the serious injury requirement in the No-Fault Law and cannot sue for noneconomic loss unless the…
Rank this Week: 2015

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Can Baltimore Police Officers’ Statements Be Used Against Them?

    Can Baltimore Police Officers’ Statements Be Used Against Them?
    INTRODUCTION It has just been revealed that all six of the criminally charged Baltimore police officers, who were involved in the arrest of now deceased Freddie Gray, provided statements to law enforcement investigators. At the time of this…
  • Jun 22

    Florida Parents Arrested For Felony Child Neglect- A Miscarriage of Justice!

    Florida Parents Arrested For Felony Child Neglect- A Miscarriage of Justice!
    This one really gets me. Two parents from Florida were arrested for felony child neglect. What did they do? Starve their child? Deprive their child of needed medical care? Leave the child abandoned on the streets for days with no food,…
  • Jun 12

    “To Blow Or Not To Blow”

    “To Blow Or Not To Blow”
    INTRODUCTION Having practiced criminal law for over two decades as both a prosecutor and as a defense attorney, there’s one question I get asked more than any other, “Should I blow?” Solely for those whose minds tend to…
Rank this Week: 2011

Arizona Criminal Law & Sex Crimes…

Arizona Criminal Law & Sex Crimes Post

Covers crimes and criminal defense. By Vladimir Gagic.

http://www.azcriminallawsexcrimes.com/
  • Jun 29

    Installing interlock device and reinstating license following Arizona DUI arrest or conviction.

    Installing interlock device and reinstating license following Arizona DUI arrest or conviction.
    An issue that causes a lot of problems for drivers that comes up frequently is the difference between privilege to drive and possession of a driver’s license. As far as Arizona MVD is concerned, they are not the same thing. This is an…
  • Jun 5

    Interlock order for non-extreme DUI ARS 28-1381(a)(1) and (a)(2)

    Interlock order for non-extreme DUI ARS 28-1381(a)(1) and (a)(2)
    If someone is convicted for a first time, non-extreme DUI in Arizona under ARS 28-1381(a)(1) or (a)(2), then the interlock requirement is for 12 months, which is the same as for an extreme DUI charge under ARS 28-1382(a)(1). However, for a…
  • May 8

    Driver License Consequences for Underage DUI Convictions.

    Driver License Consequences for Underage DUI Convictions.
    If someone 17 years old is charged with a DUI, will he face the same driver license consequences as an adult? What if the driver is over 18 but under 21? If the police stop and arrest a 17 year old driver, then the prosecutors can do one of…
Rank this Week: 1894

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 29

    Two escaped prisoners caught, one dead

    Two escaped prisoners caught, one dead
    The New York prison escape story that has captivated the country appears to be at the end. Local news has reported that both prisoners were shot, one fatally and the other is now in custody. For over three-weeks a manhunt for two escaped…
  • Jun 22

    Country singer killed by bounty hunter in a shoot out

    Country singer killed by bounty hunter in a shoot out
    What happened, while sad, actually sounds like a country song come to life! A bounty hunter, a desperado and a gun fight...that sounds like old school country. In Lynchburg, Tennessee a bounty hunter got into a shoot out with country…
  • Jun 15

    Justin Bieber pleads guilty to assault, traffic charge

    Justin Bieber pleads guilty to assault, traffic charge
    While megastar Justin Bieber has vowed to get clean and stay out of trouble, his latest legal troubles may put his promise to the test. Last Thursday in a tiny town in Canada, Justin Bieber plead guilty to assault and careless driving that…
Rank this Week: 4779

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Jun 29

    THE INTOXICATION DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS

    THE INTOXICATION DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS
    Under limited circumstances, being drunk or drugged can be a defense to a crime in Illinois. Intoxication is only a defense when 1) it was involuntarily produced and 2) it deprived you of the substantial capacity to either appreciate the…
  • Jun 15

    THE ILLINOIS LAW ON THEFT BY DECEPTION

    THE ILLINOIS LAW ON THEFT BY DECEPTION
    In Illinois, theft by deception means obtaining control of another’s property through deception. For example, you pretended you were authorized to collect money on behalf of a creditor or charity. Theft by deception can include…
  • Jun 1

    THE LAW ON CONCEALED CARRY IN ILLINOIS

    THE LAW ON CONCEALED CARRY IN ILLINOIS
    In 2013, Illinois was the last state to enact a Concealed Carry law. But that doesn’t mean you can bring your gun just anywhere, even with a Concealed Carry license. Under the Concealed Carry Act 430 ILCS 66/65: Prohibited Areas, you…
Rank this Week: 2488

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Police Will Remember This Crazy DUI Arrest

    Police Will Remember This Crazy DUI Arrest
    When people are arrested for DUI in Los Angeles, they may harbor the hope that the arresting officer will go easy on them. But it probably won’t help their case if some unpleasant incident—like getting sick all over the back of…
  • Jun 24

    Stats and Facts on DUI – Where Does California Rank?

    Stats and Facts on DUI – Where Does California Rank?
    Wallethub.com’s recent ranking of the strictest states for DUI enforcement (California came out 31st) also contained some interesting statistics about impaired driving. If California follows the national trend, for example, the number…
  • Jun 22

    California’s DUI Laws: Not As Tough As Many

    California’s DUI Laws: Not As Tough As Many
    People picked up for a DUI in Los Angeles may be luckier than they think. If they were arrested in other states, the penalties could be much higher, especially for repeat offenders. The website WalletHub.com recently released the results of…
Rank this Week: 4643

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/
  • Jun 29

    Report: South Florida Communities May Lower Marijuana Possession Penaltie

    Report: South Florida Communities May Lower Marijuana Possession Penaltie
    A number of cities are weighing local proposals to reduce the penalties for low-level possession of marijuana. The measures would effectively decriminalize possessing the drug in small amounts for personal possession. So far, council…
  • Jun 27

    Hodgkins v. State - Florida Murder Conviction Overturned

    Hodgkins v. State - Florida Murder Conviction Overturned
    A man convicted of murder will soon be released after the Florida Supreme Court ordered the lower court to enter acquittal, upon finding DNA evidence of defendant's DNA under victim's fingernails was not enough proof of guilt. The court…
  • Jun 24

    Robbery Charges in Deerfield Beach for Drug Store Heist

    Robbery Charges in Deerfield Beach for Drug Store Heist
    Two men in Deerfield Beach are facing robbery charges after their purported plan to hold up a local pharmacy was foiled by a task force of law enforcement that included Palm Beach Sheriff's Office detectives, a violent crime task force,…
Rank this Week: 4303

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Trial Lawyers Chris Hammons and John Laird discuss Oklahoma laws and their implications.

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 29

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Oklahoma: Pros and Con

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Oklahoma: Pros and Con
    Filing for bankruptcy is a viable financial strategy for individuals who have recently experienced a significant change in income and are having trouble making ends meet. Filing for bankruptcy is like taking off a Band-Aid; the quicker you do…
  • Jun 9

    New Oklahoma House Bill 1965 Brings Changes to Texting and Driving Law

    New Oklahoma House Bill 1965 Brings Changes to Texting and Driving Law
    On November 1st, new changes will go into effect regarding Oklahoma’s texting while driving laws, and this article highlights the incoming changes and other information you need to know before the bill becomes law. Legal Changes…
  • Jun 2

    Oklahoma Motorcycle Laws [Infographic]

    Oklahoma Motorcycle Laws [Infographic]
    Read more on our Oklahoma Motorcycle Laws FAQ blog! The post Oklahoma Motorcycle Laws [Infographic] appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 2548

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    Are Courts Becoming More Willing to Review Excessive Force Claims?

    Are Courts Becoming More Willing to Review Excessive Force Claims?
    Over the last few weeks, in the midst of our ongoing national discussion about law enforcement use of force, both the Supreme Court and the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”), in Kingsley v. Hendrickson and Commonwealth…
  • Jun 22

    Massachusetts Appeals Court affirms free speech restrictions on harassment prevention order

    Massachusetts Appeals Court affirms free speech restrictions on harassment prevention order
    In 2010 the Massachusetts legislature made a significant change in the law when it created harassment prevention orders, restraining orders that plaintiffs can seek to protect themselves against harassing behavior regardless of their…
  • Jun 8

    Supreme Court Expands Protection Against Religion-Based Employment Discrimination

    Supreme Court Expands Protection Against Religion-Based Employment Discrimination
    The Supreme Court has recently been quite receptive to litigants asserting their rights to religious freedom. (For Exhibit A, see Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.) On June 1, the Court in EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch applied that pro-religion…
Rank this Week: 2684

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers California criminal law topics, including DUI, search and seizure, white collar crimes and sex crimes. By Sean F. Leslie.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 29

    What is the LEAD Program?

    What is the LEAD Program?
    The Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) program started out as a pilot program in Seattle. The program was quite successful and is now being used by some counties in California. LEAD was developed as a solution to low-level drug and…
  • Jun 24

    Charleston Church Shooter Likely Facing Federal Hate Crime Charge

    Charleston Church Shooter Likely Facing Federal Hate Crime Charge
    The New York Times has reported that the U.S. Department of Justice will most likely file federal hate crime charges against Dylann Roof, the suspect of the shooting that occurred this week at a church in Charleston, South Carolina. Roof is…
  • Jun 16

    Felony Conviction and Employment in California

    Felony Conviction and Employment in California
    A felony conviction can result in time spent under incarceration for at least one year. But a felony’s impact does not end there. In California, various privileges and civil rights enjoyed by the general population can be lost due to a…
Rank this Week: 4802

Questions and Answers About…

Questions and Answers About Arrests, Criminal Procdures and Policies

By the Law Offices of Patituce & Associates, LLC.

http://www.patitucelaw.com/faqs/
Rank this Week: 2928

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers legal topics such as appeals, drug crimes, internet crimes, white collar crime, and federal criminal trials. By Kish & Lietz.

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2010

New Orleans Criminal Defense…

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Focuses on local and national news, Louisiana criminal law and public policy concerning criminal law. By Elizabeth B. Carpenter.

http://www.neworleans-criminal-defense.com/attorney-blog/
  • Jun 29

    SCOTUS: Cops Need a Warrant to Search Cell Phone

    SCOTUS: Cops Need a Warrant to Search Cell Phone
      Riley v. California: Supreme Court of the United States Says Law Enforcement May Not Look at Contents of Cell Phone without Warrant Can a cop seize your smart phone or flip-top phone and have his way with it — combing through…
  • Jun 15

    Failure to Pay Bridge or Causeway Toll — Louisiana Law

    Failure to Pay Bridge or Causeway Toll — Louisiana Law
      Failure to pay bridge or bridge-causeway toll — La. R.S. 14:71.2 Have you ever wondered, what happens to that guy in front of you who just plows through the toll booth without paying? The law in Louisiana for this offense is very…
  • Jun 11

    Foster v. Humphrey: Supreme Court to hear issue of excluding black jurors at trial

    Foster v. Humphrey: Supreme Court to hear issue of excluding black jurors at trial
      Court Agrees to Hear Matter Pertaining to Exclusion of Black Jurors in Georgia Murder Trial – Foster v. Humphrey The famous U.S. Supreme Court case of Batson v. Kentucky in 1986 ruled that prosecutors could not use peremptory…
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Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

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

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Jun 29

    Texas Man Wins Claim Against Neighbor Who Shot Down Drone

    Texas Man Wins Claim Against Neighbor Who Shot Down Drone
    Ars Technica has this story detailing the saga of a Texas man whose drone was shot down by his neighbor. Eric Joe, the owner of a hexacopter drone was flying his drone over his parents' property when a neighbor, Brett McBay shot Joe's drone…
  • Jun 27

    Bail Decisions Based on Algorithm

    Bail Decisions Based on Algorithm
    The New York Times has this interesting report on using algorithms to make bail determinations. From the article:Setting bail is a difficult task for judges. They must try to foretell whether the defendant is likely to commit another crime,…
  • Jun 22

    The Supreme Court's "Superspecial" Kimble Opinion

    The Supreme Court's "Superspecial" Kimble Opinion
    Today, the Supreme Court released several opinions, including Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment. Kimble involves the question of whether a party may contract for payment of patent royalties after the patent's expiration. The opinion has…
Rank this Week: 2653

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Jun 29

    Generalstaatsanwalt kämpft mit „Schaum vor dem Mund“

    Generalstaatsanwalt kämpft mit „Schaum vor dem Mund“
    Der Ministerpräsident von Mecklenburg-Vorpommern heißt Erwin Sellering und er hat zwei Probleme: Eines heißt Helmut Trost und ist Generalstaatsanwalt, das zweite ist die Justizministerin Uta-Maria Kuder. Sie hat die…
  • Jun 28

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 116

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 116
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
  • Jun 23

    Der dümmste Staatsanwalt der Welt?

    Der dümmste Staatsanwalt der Welt?
    Der „Prinz Protz“ Mar­cus von Anhalt wurde im Januar zu vier Jahren Freiheitsstrafe verurteilt, verbringt die Zeit bis zur Entscheidung über seine Revision allerdings weiterhin nicht im Luxusappartement sondern auf ein…
Rank this Week: 3138

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 28

    Former Public School Principal Pleads Guilty To Theft

    Former Public School Principal Pleads Guilty To Theft
    The shamed Baltimore City public school teacher charged with eleven theft crimes almost a year ago has now pled guilty to one count of felony theft scheme. This past week in the Circuit Court in downtown Baltimore a special statewide…
  • Jun 22

    Easton Approves Medical Marijuana Grow Facility

    Easton Approves Medical Marijuana Grow Facility
    The last couple of months have been quiet on the medical marijuana front, and as a result it did not take much of a pot story to produce headlines at a variety of Maryland news outlets. Last Friday a town planner for the Talbot County seat…
  • Jun 11

    Feds Bust Sizeable Montgomery County Drug Ring

    Feds Bust Sizeable Montgomery County Drug Ring
    The FBI and the Montgomery County Police recently announced the break up of a large-scale drug ring operating out of a residential area near Rockville. Monday during the early morning hours, as many as 100 state, local and federal law…
Rank this Week: 2067

Colorado Criminal Lawyer Blog

Colorado Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.colorado-criminal-lawyer-online.com/
Rank this Week: 3369

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

http://www.lawbabcock.com/blog
  • Jun 28

    Fronterizos que cruzan en Tijuana-San Diego engañados para contrabando de droga

    Fronterizos que cruzan en Tijuana-San Diego engañados para contrabando de droga
    Ten cuidado! La semana pasada, esta firma de abogados retuvo dos nuevos casos de "mulas ciegas", personas que sin su conocimiento transportan drogas desde México hacia Estados Unidos. Caso No. 1 El caballero se trabajó como…
  • Jun 28

    Be careful!: More methamphetamine and drug blind mule cases at San Diego -San Ysidro Border

    Be careful!: More methamphetamine and drug blind mule cases at San Diego -San Ysidro Border
    Last week this law firm retained two new cases of “blind mules,” people who without their knowledge carry drugs from Mexico into the United States.   Case No. 1 The gentleman was worked as a truck driver for nine years. …
  • Jun 21

    Federal Criminal Sentencing: The Disparity Still Exist

    Federal Criminal Sentencing: The Disparity Still Exist
    An unfortunate reality of practicing federal criminal law in San Diego is that one of the factors that still influences a defendant’s sentence the most is which District Court Judge is assigned to the case. Unlike state court which…
Rank this Week: 3853

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4385

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/
  • Jun 27

    Rodriguez v. United States: Supreme Court Says No to Prolonged Traffic Stop

    Rodriguez v. United States: Supreme Court Says No to Prolonged Traffic Stop
    Earlier this week, the Supreme Court decided City of Los Angeles v. Patel, the fourth and final of its search-and-seizure cases this term. In Patel, the Court overturned a city ordinance requiring hotel operators to share information about…
  • Jun 25

    Ohio v. Clark: The Supreme Court’s Latest Pronouncement on the Confrontation Clause

    Ohio v. Clark: The Supreme Court’s Latest Pronouncement on the Confrontation Clause
    By guaranteeing criminal defendants the right to confront their accusers, the Sixth Amendment limits the ability of the government to use hearsay evidence against defendants at trial.  Importantly, though, the Confrontation Clause only…
  • Jun 2

    Elonis v. United States: SCOTUS Again Adopts Narrowing Construction of Criminal Statute

    Elonis v. United States: SCOTUS Again Adopts Narrowing Construction of Criminal Statute
    As I noted in my post last week, the Supreme Court has a variety of interpretive tools at its disposal to rein in the ever-expanding reach of federal criminal law.  Right on cue, the Court demonstrated the use of one of these tools this…
Rank this Week: 3875

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Covers criminal law, litigation tactics, parenting rights and medical marijuana.

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Jun 27

    Cyberstalkers: You Can Type, But You Can’t Always Hide

    Cyberstalkers: You Can Type, But You Can’t Always Hide
    What Is Cyberstalking? Cyberstalking is an online, or electronic, attack on another person that is intended to exact control or revenge, harass, humiliate, and/or frighten that person, and sometimes his/her loved ones as well. Often…
  • Jun 14

    Copyright Trolling: Don’t Be a Victim

    Copyright Trolling: Don’t Be a Victim
    What Is a “Copyright Troll”? It’s a pejorative term for a party (for example, a company that buys or owns copyrights) who aggressively enforces its owned copyrights through threat of litigation. These companies use frivolous…
  • Jun 9

    Free Book About the Real World of Private Eye

    Free Book About the Real World of Private Eye
    Years ago, I co-owned a private investigations agency with my wife (actually we eloped while working together as PIs…kinda Thin Man-like). That year, she built our PI website Guns, Gams & Gumshoes where we posted articles…
Rank this Week: 1399

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Jun 27

    What is the fine for shoplifting in Maine?

    What is the fine for shoplifting in Maine?
    The question (what is the fine for shoplifting in Maine?) is one I hear from many clients facing theft charges.  If convicted of a theft charge in Maine, they could face jail time in addition to a court fine, and perhaps even civil…
  • Jun 27

    How do individuals become designated as Habitual Offenders?

    How do individuals become designated as Habitual Offenders?
    This website contains a good deal of content pertaining to Maine driver’s license suspensions, as well as how dire the circumstances are for someone designated as a Habitual Offender, whose driver’s license is revoked.  As a…
  • May 18

    Maine OUI Sobriety Checkpoint

    Maine OUI Sobriety Checkpoint
    You are driving home after a night out with friends. On the way out of town, you notice the traffic in front of you slowing down, and then come to a single lane moving at a snail’s pace. “Has there been an accident up…
Rank this Week: 3034

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    STOP FOR MINOR OFFENSE OUTSIDE OFFICER’S JURISDICTION IS UNLAWFUL

    STOP FOR MINOR OFFENSE OUTSIDE OFFICER’S JURISDICTION IS UNLAWFUL
    Suppose you are driving around Columbus on I-270 and an officer pulls you over for speeding. The officer gets out of his cruiser and walks up to your car. When the officer reaches your window, you see on his uniform he is from the Cincinnati…
  • Jun 13

    SHOULD ALL VEHICLES BE EQUIPPED WITH ALCOHOL SENSORS?

    SHOULD ALL VEHICLES BE EQUIPPED WITH ALCOHOL SENSORS?
    How frustrating would it be if your car won’t start because you recently used mouthwash, put on cologne, or ate a cinnamon roll? That frustration could be real if the federal government ultimately requires alcohol sensors in cars.…
  • May 23

    WHEN ARE POLICE PERMITTED TO GIVE FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS?

    WHEN ARE POLICE PERMITTED TO GIVE FIELD SOBRIETY TESTS?
    Imagine you are driving home on a central Ohio freeway after a late dinner and you are pulled over by a police officer. The officer says you were stopped for failing to use your turn signal when you changed lanes. The officer announces he…
Rank this Week: 2833

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal law, DUI and civil rights. By Peterson Law Offices.

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
  • Jun 27

    I feel like a turtle, on its back, in the middle of the road!

    I feel like a turtle, on its back, in the middle of the road!
    Two weeks to go – and then another six or so to sanity. This is the way it goes every time I prepare for a big trial. I try to not let it get me but it always does. And my compadres at the office, my blushing bride of nearly forty…
  • May 7

    Pardon our absence …

    Pardon our absence …
    There are times when we are getting ready for trial and there seems little time to breathe, and no time to post to this blog. Now is such a time. So if we seem absent – well we are. But I am reminded today of the value of preparation,…
  • Mar 16

    At Sentencing Your Story May Keep You Out of Prison!

    At Sentencing Your Story May Keep You Out of Prison!
     Last week was a gem. Twice, clients who were almost certain to go to prison when we first started working their cases, avoided that fate. First, in federal court a twenty-year-old kid who pleaded guilty to distributing heroin and…
Rank this Week: 4505

Muncie Lawyer Blog

Muncie Lawyer Blog

Covers law topics such as Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, DUI Defense, Bankruptcy, and Products Liability. By B. Joseph Davis.

http://www.muncielawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    Second Chances and “Do-Overs”: Expungements and Specialized Driving Privilege

    Second Chances and “Do-Overs”: Expungements and Specialized Driving Privilege
    Part I: Expungements--Second Chances, use them now! Having a criminal record is not only embarrassing but stands in the way of so many opportunities such as being approved to go on a school fieldtrip with your child or grandchild, being…
  • Jul 19

    WTHR Coverage of Landmark Bath Salts Lawsuit

    WTHR Coverage of Landmark Bath Salts Lawsuit
    WTHR Reporter David MacAnally recently visited with Attorney B. Joseph Davis at our Law Offices to cover one of our newest cases. This Landmark Case is the first wrongful death lawsuit relating to Bath Salts (synthetic cathinones--similar to…
  • Jul 18

    WISH TV Coverage of Landmark Spice Lawsuit

    WISH TV Coverage of Landmark Spice Lawsuit
    WISH TV's Karen Hensel recently visited with Attorney B. Joseph Davis at our Law Offices to cover one of our newest cases. This Landmark Case is the first wrongful death lawsuit relating to Spice (synthetic marijuana) in the United States. …
Rank this Week: 1924

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, DWI, and police misconduct. By Christian Souza.

http://www.dallascriminalappealslawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 26

    COMMON DEADLY WEAPON FINDING QUESTIONS

    COMMON DEADLY WEAPON FINDING QUESTIONS
    A question that comes up in the majority of contested felony cases outside of the drug and child abuse contexts, at least as cases that go to trial in the Dallas courts, is whether a deadly weapon was involved. This factor is also very…
  • Jun 20

    SPECIFIC INTENT TO KILL FOUND BY DALLAS COURT OF APPEALS

    SPECIFIC INTENT TO KILL FOUND BY DALLAS COURT OF APPEALS
    The Dallas Court of Appeals earlier this year decided an issue involving the state of mind requirements for capital murder in a case on appeal from a Criminal District Court in Dallas. In capital murder cases an certain other offenses the…
  • Jun 13

    DALLAS COURT OF APPEALS ILLUSTRATES THAT A DEFENDANT MUST BE HEARD ASSERTING HIS RIGHT TO HAVE A LAWYER

    DALLAS COURT OF APPEALS ILLUSTRATES THAT A DEFENDANT MUST BE HEARD ASSERTING HIS RIGHT TO HAVE A LAWYER
    The Dallas Court of Appeals in May decided an aggravated robbery appeal from a Dallas County Judicial District Court involving the use of statements that the defendant made after he was arrested and invoked his right to have an attorney. The…
Rank this Week: 3729

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI issues. By the Law Offices of Peter A. Mesich.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4316

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4903

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

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

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • Jun 26

    U.S. Supreme Court: Gay Marriage Legal in All 50 State

    U.S. Supreme Court: Gay Marriage Legal in All 50 State
    In a landmark victory for gay rights, the United States Supreme Court on Friday ruled 5-4 in Obergefell v. Hodges that same-sex marriage is a protected right for Americans in all 50 states under the Constitution. In the majority opinion…
  • May 28

    How to Get Something Expunged? Sealing Juvenile Record

    How to Get Something Expunged? Sealing Juvenile Record
    Are Juvenile Records Sealed? Often the answer is no – especially if you or a child are arrested for a serious offense or even felony charges. A conviction is a tough experience for both the offender and family. Teenagers make…
  • Apr 9

    Does Expungement Affect Immigration?

    Does Expungement Affect Immigration?
    There’s both good news and bad news for people with expunged criminal convictions who are thinking of immigrating to the United States.  The bad news is that even if your record is sealed, certain convictions can still prevent you…
Rank this Week: 2944