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Seattle Criminal Defense Blog

Seattle Criminal Defense Blog

Examines legal topics and news in Washington state. By Pelley Law, PLLC.

http://www.pelleylawgroup.com/seattle-criminal-defenseblog
  • Apr 3

    DV SCOTUS Update: Domestic Violence and Gun Right

    DV SCOTUS Update: Domestic Violence and Gun Right
    Update: On March 19th The Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of current Domestic Violence offender gun ban to keep misdemeanor assaults as a preclusion to possess a firearm. The issue at hand was not whether dangerous violent…
  • Feb 25

    Be Honest About Marijuana

    Be Honest About Marijuana
    Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics Prohibitionists Debunking the Myths of Marijuana (Again) In recent events, many government agencies have been in the spotlight for their comments on the medical use and recreational use of Marijuana. These…
  • Jan 3

    Lawyers, Guns & Cannabis: Gun Rights and the Lawful Use of Marijuana

    Lawyers, Guns & Cannabis: Gun Rights and the Lawful Use of Marijuana
    With the medical and recreational use of cannabis being tolerated at many levels of government, there is one constitutional issue that remains undecided. Currently, it is unlawful for and user of illicit drugs to own, purchase, or possess a…
Rank this Week: 1206

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal…

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal Defense

Covers criminal legal issues in the Colorado area. By Nathaniel Baca.

http://www.mtnlegal.com
  • Apr 3

    Defending the Juvenile Against a “Consensual” Search

    Defending the Juvenile Against a “Consensual” Search
    here is a question that is consistently raised by criminal defense attorneys in virtually all cases where the police conduct a search. “Was the Search Voluntary?”  This question is important because an involuntary search…
  • Apr 2

    Protests in Albuquerque over Police use of Excessive and Deadly Force

    Protests in Albuquerque over Police use of Excessive and Deadly Force
    ollowing a series of brutal incidents by the Police in Albuquerque, the citizens are finally standing up.  The problem is, when you stand up against the police, you tend to get tear gassed or worse.  The Albuquerque Police…
  • Apr 1

    A REVIEW OF THE DENVER POST’S INTERACTIVE CRIME MAP

    A REVIEW OF THE DENVER POST’S INTERACTIVE CRIME MAP
    he Denver Post recently introduced an interactive crime map of the City. The map allows you to zoom into specific portions of the city to see statistics on crimes in those areas. The map shows crime trends and color codes the crime locations…
Rank this Week: 3427

Dayton DUI Information

Dayton DUI Information

Covers DUI for Dayton area residents. By Suhre & Associates, LLC.

http://suhrelawdayton.com/blog/
  • Apr 3

    Why You Should Oppose Annie’s Law

    Why You Should Oppose Annie’s Law
    Up front: This blog is not meant in any way to disrespect the family and friends of Annie Rooney who, in her loving memory, have promoted Annie’s Law with nothing but good intentions and concern for public safety. That said, here is why…
  • Apr 1

    Who Reads Anything Anyway

    Who Reads Anything Anyway
    You should.  Especially where it relates to a letter to drive from court. That is what you get when a court grants limited driving privileges on a suspension in Dayton, Ohio for DUI, OVI, or other offense.  If you don’t make…
  • Mar 12

    Dayton OVI Lawyer Speak

    Dayton OVI Lawyer Speak
    I presented at the Annual Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, or OACDL, Advanced OVI Seminar in Columbus last week. I focused on changes if the Ohio Administrative Code, OAC. The OAC regulates how blood, breath, and…
Rank this Week: 3575

Atlanta Criminal Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers traffic and criminal law news. By Nagel & Associates.

http://www.atlantacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 2

    Is my Georgia License valid or suspended?

    Is my Georgia License valid or suspended?
    You can check the status of your Georgia drivers license 24 hours a day seven days a week. Call the Georgia Department of Drivers Services (GA DDS) at 404-657-9300 and follow the instructions to check the status of your license.
  • Oct 18

    Failure to appear in court discussed by Sandy Springs Georgia Attorney Thomas C. Nagel

    Failure to appear in court discussed by Sandy Springs Georgia Attorney Thomas C. Nagel
    What happens when you fail to appear for court in Georgia? In most cases, the judge will issue an arrest warrant also called a bench warrant. If this happens, consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately. Understand all…
  • Oct 10

    Theft by Shoplifting in Georgia discussed by Sandy Springs Attorney Thomas Nagel

    Theft by Shoplifting in Georgia discussed by Sandy Springs Attorney Thomas Nagel
    There is a general misconception that in order to be charged with the offense of theft by shoplifting in the State of Georgia that you have to leave the store in order to be charged with shoplifting. The crime of shoplifting does not require…
Rank this Week: 1023

Failed Evidence

Failed Evidence

Covers arrests, prosecutions, and news relating to: criminal court cases, scientific evidence, eyewitness evidence, exonerated convicts, innocence, injustice, and the law enforcement system's general resistance to science. By David A. Harris.

http://failedevidence.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 2

    Assuring Conviction Integrity with a Systems Error Reduction Approach

    Assuring Conviction Integrity with a Systems Error Reduction Approach
    Those of you who follow this blog have read (e.g., here and here) about conviction integrity units (CIUs): small groups of attorneys in a district attorney’s office who have the mission of investigating claims of wrongful…
  • Feb 5

    Exoneration Report for 2013: Behind the Headlines, Two Significant Finding

    Exoneration Report for 2013: Behind the Headlines, Two Significant Finding
    On February 4, the National Registry of Exonerations published its yearly report for 2013.  The Registry, a joint project of the University of Michigan Law School and the Center for Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University Law…
  • Jan 22

    National Commission on Forensic Science: A Step Toward National Standard

    National Commission on Forensic Science: A Step Toward National Standard
    Following up on my last post, in which I asked why there were still no national standards for forensic science five years after the National Academy of Sciences’2009 report Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States, and with…
Rank this Week: 1586

Invisible Man

Invisible Man

Covers criminal law and civil rights issues in Georgia. By Albert Wan.

http://georgiadefenderblog.com
  • Apr 2

    The King’s Term

    The King’s Term
    There is a scene in Mel Gibson’s Braveheart where the British and Scottish armies mass at a battlefield, ready to wage war.  Before the actual battle ensues, the head of the British army speaks with an underling who urges his…
  • Mar 31

    Opening Day 2014

    Opening Day 2014
    Today is Opening Day for the 2014 big league baseball season.  If there’s one change I’d like to see in the way baseball games are played and broadcast it is in the length and pace of the game.  Hitters as ……
  • Feb 16

    Almost a “One Man Terror”

    Almost a “One Man Terror”
    In my library is a compilation of Hemingway’s works as a journalist, entitled “By-Line: Ernest Hemingway” (Scribners 1967).  I came across it in a used bookstore in lower Manhattan years ago, although I suspect the…
Rank this Week: 4274

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 2

    According to FDLE, crime is down in Hendry County

    According to FDLE, crime is down in Hendry County
    FDLE is reporting that crime is down in Hendry County. Data shows that total arrests were down 13.9 percent from 2011 to 2012, with violent crime arrests down nearly five percent. Violent crime was defined by the study as Murder, Sex…
  • Apr 1

    Methamphetamine Distribution Focus of Martin County Town Hall meeting

    Methamphetamine Distribution Focus of Martin County Town Hall meeting
    The Martin County Sheriff’s Office is targeting meth labs and are looking to the community to help them on their quest. News reports claim that eleven methamphetamine-related arrests in recent months prompted a town hall meeting last…
  • Mar 28

    Vero Beach Man Arrested for Child Pornography Possession

    Vero Beach Man Arrested for Child Pornography Possession
    A Vero Beach man was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly admitted to police that he had downloaded “a lot” of child porn. During a search of his home, the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office confiscated at least 21…
Rank this Week: 2393

Baum Law Offices

Baum Law Offices

Covers Criminal and Family Law. Published by Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum.

http://baumlawoffices.com/blog/
  • Apr 1

    Adultery as Ground for Divorce in Maryland

    Adultery as Ground for Divorce in Maryland
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.The most common type of divorce in Maryland is a no-fault divorce based on the voluntary…
  • Mar 1

    Maryland Separation Agreement Form

    Maryland Separation Agreement Form
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.Separating from a spouse is never just as simple as filling out a form and moving out. Separations…
  • Mar 1

    What if I Die Without a Will in Maryland?

    What if I Die Without a Will in Maryland?
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.Title 3 of Maryland’s Estates and Trusts Code covers what happens if you die without a will.…
Rank this Week: 3165

Washington State DUI and Criminal…

Washington State DUI and Criminal Traffic Blog

Covers DUI and traffic law issues. By W. james Kotlowski.

http://duiseattleblog.typepad.com/dui_seattle/
  • Apr 1

    Will I get credit for my administrative suspension?

    Will I get credit for my administrative suspension?
    Yes. If you are convicted of DUI or Physical Control and you lost and/or did not appeal the administrative suspension or revocation you will now receive credit toward the criminal suspension or revocation. For example, if each had a 90-day...
  • Mar 31

    How long is the Court's Jurisdiction on a DUI?

    How long is the Court's Jurisdiction on a DUI?
    60 months or 5 years is the maximum time that the Court can have jurisdiction on your DUI or Physical Control case. (plea or convition for DUI) This time is calculated from the date of sentencing. That means your case...
  • Mar 30

    What is the minimum treatment recommendation for a DUI or related offense?

    What is the minimum treatment recommendation for a DUI or related offense?
    Alcohol Drug Information School (ADIS). An 8-hour informational class on drugs and alcohol is the very minimum you would have to do in your DUI, Physical Control, Reckless or Negligent Driving case. You will also be required to complete a...
Rank this Week: 1419

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyers…

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Massachusetts criminal law, including suppression motions and drug crimes. By Law Office of Gregory V. St. Cyr

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    Marijuana Brownies for Children Results in Charges Against Father

    Marijuana Brownies for Children Results in Charges Against Father
    Distribution of Marijuana and Child Edangerment. Those charges were read against Christopher Desimone and his girlfriend Ann Marie Farrow in the Attleboro District Court on Monday. According to the Sun Chronicle, Desimone is a divorced…
  • Mar 24

    Drug Charges Stem from Alleged "Meaningless Drive" in Norwood

    Drug Charges Stem from Alleged "Meaningless Drive" in Norwood
    The Norwood Police seized cocaine from two men in the Home Depot parking lot last week after a detective watched them meet and drive around the parking lot. According to the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin, detective David Eysie had…
  • Mar 18

    Marijuana Charges Brought After Another Brookline Police Smell Test

    Marijuana Charges Brought After Another Brookline Police Smell Test
    Brookline Police brought marijuana (Class D) distribution charges against Kevin Nguyen yesterday after he was pulled over under suspicion of having a warrant out for his arrest. According to the Brookline Patch, an officer "ran a query on a…
Rank this Week: 849

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

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

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • Apr 1

    What is a Terry Stop and Frisk?

    What is a Terry Stop and Frisk?
    In 1968 the United States Supreme Court decided the case Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1. From that case is what came to be known as the Terry Stop Exception to the Fourth Amendment.  This exception permits a policeman who lacks…
  • Mar 25

    Do I have to Pay to Stay in Jail?

    Do I have to Pay to Stay in Jail?
    Getting accused of a crime is not cheap.  Take a DUI for example.  When you get arrested your car gets impounded.  You have to pay for your vehicle to be towed and impounded.  You have to hire a lawyer.  If ……
  • Mar 6

    The Three Primary Elements of Sexual Abuse of a Child

    The Three Primary Elements of Sexual Abuse of a Child
    The crime of sexual abuse of a child seems to indicate that the crime is sexual in nature, but when one looks at the elements of the crime that does not necessarily have to be true. The first elements of … Continue reading →
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Illinois DUI

Illinois DUI

Covers Illinois DUI law, including penalties, evidence (breath, blood and urine testing), and defenses. By Lewis B. Gainor.

http://www.illinoisdui.us/
  • Apr 1

    Illinois law penalizes speeding 35 mph over the limit with up to one year in jail

    Illinois law penalizes speeding 35 mph over the limit with up to one year in jail
    Drive too fast and you might go to jail. No, seriously. And if you have been pulled over for speeding by a State Trooper, you may have been told the same thing. Under a new law in Illinois, speeding 35 MPH over the posted limit is a Class A…
  • Oct 16

    Vehicle seizure after Illinois DUI arrest: civil forfeiture under Article 36

    Vehicle seizure after Illinois DUI arrest: civil forfeiture under Article 36
    For years, DUI offenders have had to worry about their driver’s licenses and the possibility of incarceration. But recently, prosecutors have given defendants another cause for concern. The government can seize a DUI offender’s…
  • Sep 16

    Number of women arrested for DUI increasing, up to 25 percent of case

    Number of women arrested for DUI increasing, up to 25 percent of case
    Statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation have alarmed anti-drunk driving advocates: more women are getting arrested for DUI than ever before. In 2011, the most recent year nationwide statistics are available from the FBI, women…
Rank this Week: 1250

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    Competence to Stand Trial for a Criminal Offense

    Competence to Stand Trial for a Criminal Offense
    A criminal defendant has the right to a competency evaluation before proceeding to trial. This issue most frequently arises in criminal cases involving those with emotional or developmental disabilities. “Competence” is defined as…
  • Mar 28

    Evidence in a Florida DUI

    Evidence in a Florida DUI
    Florida, like other states, takes DUI charges seriously, particularly if a drunk driver causes injury while driving. However, there are a number of defenses an experienced DUI defense attorney can raise. Police officers must follow several…
  • Mar 20

    What Can a Sentencing Court Consider After a Guilty Plea?

    What Can a Sentencing Court Consider After a Guilty Plea?
    If you have been accused of a crime, you may be wondering how a Florida court looks at a guilty plea. Some people plead guilty hoping that it will buy them some leniency with the court. Sometimes this is a reasonable strategy, but not always.…
Rank this Week: 3150

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Mar 31

    Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure

    Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure
    I couldn’t find the Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure online in HTML format—only in PDF format—so I created them. You’re welcome. Copyright © 2013 Houston criminal-defense lawyer Mark Bennett. This feed is for…
  • Mar 26

    Harris County Criminal-Defense Residency

    Harris County Criminal-Defense Residency
    From Scott Ehlers at the Harris County Public Defender’s Office: The Harris County Public Defender’s Office received a grant from the Department of Justice to establish the Future Appointed Counsel Training Program (FACT) for new…
  • Mar 25

    The Ethics of Decolletage

    The Ethics of Decolletage
    My Three Commandments of Criminal-Defense Ethics: I. Thou shalt not break the law. II. Thou shalt put thine client’s interests above all else. III. There will be times when (I) and (II) seem to clash; at those times thou shalt ……
Rank this Week: 244

Michigan Criminal Attorney's Blog

Michigan Criminal Attorney's Blog

Covers Michigan criminal issues. By the Leydorf Law Firm, PLLC.

http://michigancriminalattorney.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 31

    Open-carry Gun Lawsuit against Flint Township Police. Was man improperly jailed on Christmas Eve?

    Open-carry Gun Lawsuit against Flint Township Police. Was man improperly jailed on Christmas Eve?
    This past Christmas Eve, the Flint Township Police Department arrested 21 year old John McMorris for allegedly carrying a concealed pistol without a permit. Ultimately McMorris was released without being charged for any crime; however, after…
  • Mar 28

    Probation Violation Puts Chris Brown Behind Bar

    Probation Violation Puts Chris Brown Behind Bar
    Chris Brown is behind bars…again. The R&B singer was dismissed from his Malibu Rehab Facility mid March for “for failure to comply with rules and regulations of the program.” Browns request to enter another rehab…
  • Jan 20

    Michigan Texting and Driving Law and Google Glass Technology

    Michigan Texting and Driving Law and Google Glass Technology
                   Wearable technology has begun trending and has taken over as the new must have item. Amongst these new products, Google Glass is especially exciting for consumers as it functions as a…
Rank this Week: 3700

Stockycat Blog

Stockycat Blog

Focuses on the intersection between criminal law, the Fourth Amendment and emerging technology. By J. Adam Engel.

http://www.stockycat.com/
  • Mar 30

    New Details Emerge On Adam Swartz Computer Fraud Prosecution

    New Details Emerge On Adam Swartz Computer Fraud Prosecution
    This week’s must read story is the Boston Globe’s investigation of MIT’s role in the prosecution of Adam Swartz. Swartz committed suicide instead of facing trial on multiple charges of violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse…
  • Mar 22

    Federal Judge Criticizes Overbroad Search of Email Record

    Federal Judge Criticizes Overbroad Search of Email Record
    A federal judge “admonished the Justice Department for repeatedly requesting overly broad searches of people’s email accounts, a practice that he called ‘repugnant’ to the Constitution.” Magistrate Judge John M.…
  • Nov 12

    Fifth Amendment Does Not Protect Against Disclosure of Facebook Posts and Message

    Fifth Amendment Does Not Protect Against Disclosure of Facebook Posts and Message
    A federal bankruptcy court has held that the Fifth Amendment does not protect against the compelled disclosure Facebook messages and other electronic messages — even if the content of those messages could be incriminating. The case is…
Rank this Week: 3802

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers arrests, criminal appeals, drug offenses, federal crimes and searches and seizure in Texas. By Michael J. Brown.

http://www.texascriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2301

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law news. By Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer24-7blog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Supreme Court, Queens County...cont

    Supreme Court, Queens County...cont
    Thereafter, the defendant received the sentences that he bargained for and that his counsel requested be imposed. The sentences were not excessive. On his appeal, the defendant contends that all of his statements should be suppressed either…
  • Mar 26

    There was insufficient testimony of a history of physical violence ...cont

    There was insufficient testimony of a history of physical violence ...cont
    Upon review and consideration of the defendant's motion, the plaintiff's affirmation in opposition and the defendant's reply thereto this court finds that the defendant established, prima facie, that the conduct of the accused was not…
  • Mar 25

    There was insufficient testimony of a history of physical violence

    There was insufficient testimony of a history of physical violence
    In this criminal case, the Plaintiff is the mother of and Administratrix of the Estate of her deceased son. In April 2006, the son, who was age 17 at the time, was in the backyard of the premises visiting with his friend. The owner of the…
Rank this Week: 1642

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    The cost of a Michigan Driver's License Restoration/Clearance Guaranteed win

    The cost of a Michigan Driver's License Restoration/Clearance Guaranteed win
    In one of my recent driver's license restoration articles, I described the mixed blessing of my office receiving so many calls inquiring about hiring me for a Michigan driver's license restoration appeal. I noted that, to my dismay, lots…
  • Mar 24

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration for Women

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration for Women
    As a Michigan driver's license restoration lawyer with over 23 years' experience, it has long been the case that women are a significant part of my client base. In a recent conversation, however, I was reminded of some of the...
  • Mar 21

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration - Time and Effort Guarantees Win

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration - Time and Effort Guarantees Win
    In order to win a Michigan driver's license restoration case, you have to invest a lot of time. As a Michigan driver's license restoration lawyer, I guarantee that I'll win each case I take, by only accepting cases for people...
Rank this Week: 786

Albuquerque Criminal & DWI…

Albuquerque Criminal & DWI Information

By the Law Office of Anthony Spratley.

http://www.aspratley.com/q-a/
  • Mar 28

    Why Am I Being Charged With Rape If It Was Consensual Sex?

    Why Am I Being Charged With Rape If It Was Consensual Sex?
    In New Mexico if the person you had sex with did not give consent to have sexual intercourse with you, then you can be charged with rape. It is not whether or not you consented, you must prove that he or she consented to sexual intercourse…
  • Mar 4

    Can I Still Be Found Guilty Of Domestic Violence If The Victim Does Not Cooperate?

    Can I Still Be Found Guilty Of Domestic Violence If The Victim Does Not Cooperate?
    If the victim does not cooperate in a DV case, the DA has no case to pursue unless there are eye-witnesses to the crime. In most cases, the ADA dismisses the case if the victim does not show to court on the day of trial. If you or a loved on…
  • Mar 4

    What Are The Penalties For Marijuana Possession?

    What Are The Penalties For Marijuana Possession?
    For a first time offense, if you possess up to one ounce, penalties include a fine between $50 and $100, up to 15 days in jail, or both. If you possess one to eight ounces, penalties may include a fine, $100 and $1,000, up to one year in…
Rank this Week: 3761

Harmless Error

Harmless Error

Covers criminal law in Maine and beyond. By Luke Rioux.

http://harmlesserrorblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Maine's OUI / DUI look-back will not be extended beyond 10 year

    Maine's OUI / DUI look-back will not be extended beyond 10 year
    Read my latest post at the Portland Press Herald site: Legislative committee rejects 15 year OUI look-back. From the article:Second, third and subsequent OUI offenses have serious mandatory minimum sentences in Maine. Current law “looks…
  • Mar 19

    Meet Maine's newest crime: "Improper Contact"

    Meet Maine's newest crime: "Improper Contact"
    This is where they make lawsOn March 16, 2014 Governor LePage signed LD 1656 into law and created a new crime in Maine. It’s called “Improper Contact” and it’s an awkward fix for an unintended consequence of an…
  • Feb 24

    Samuel Ford v. U.S: SCOTUS applies Burrage to vacate a life sentence

    Samuel Ford v. U.S: SCOTUS applies Burrage to vacate a life sentence
    In its 2/24/14 list of orders, the U.S. Supreme Court summarily disposed of three criminal cases. One of them was Samuel Ford v. United States. Ford was convicted of selling heroin which caused the death of a man named Joseph Scolaro.…
Rank this Week: 1656

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

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

    Great Result– Riverside, California Methamphetamine Case

    Great Result– Riverside, California Methamphetamine Case
    1.5 kilos of methamphetamine and no jail time! V.R was stopped along the Interstate 15 corridor where agents encountered 1.5 kilos of methamphetamine in her purse. It is curious how the agents call the major freeway I-15 a…
  • Mar 25

    San Diego Caso Federal de Drogas-Victoria!

    San Diego Caso Federal de Drogas-Victoria!
    El 21 de marzo de 2014 los abogados de defensa criminal Russell Babcock y Ryan Mardock presenciaron la sentencia en el caso de R.G; nuestro cliente había sido acusado de ayudar al transporte de miles de kilos de marihuana de un…
  • Mar 25

    Puedo presentar una apelación después de la declaración de culpabilidad en un caso penal federal o estatal?

    Puedo presentar una apelación después de la declaración de culpabilidad en un caso penal federal o estatal?
    Por lo general, cuando una persona se declara culpable, renuncia a la mayoría de los derechos constitucionales, incluyendo el derecho a un juicio y el derecho a presentar pruebas. Después de una declaración de…
Rank this Week: 3556

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Covers Illinois criminal, DUI and traffic law. By Gainor and Gosch, PC.

http://www.criminallawyerillinois.com
  • Mar 28

    New Illinois law makes speeding 26 mph over the limit a crime

    New Illinois law makes speeding 26 mph over the limit a crime
    Illinois tollway drivers are finding out that state laws on speeding aren’t what they used to be. Drivers used to have to worry about misdemeanor charges only when speeding more than 30 MPH over the limit. But under a new law in 2014, a…
  • Oct 23

    New Illinois law bans mugshot web sites while Google removes them from search

    New Illinois law bans mugshot web sites while Google removes them from search
    People make mistakes… That’s just life, right? But things are different in today’s world, because social media like Facebook and Twitter are available to document people’s mistakes forever. In an instant, arrest…
  • Oct 23

    New Illinois law bans internet sites from posting mugshots while Google also removes them from web

    New Illinois law bans internet sites from posting mugshots while Google also removes them from web
    People make mistakes… Same as it always was, and will be. Right? But things are different in today’s world, because social media like Facebook and Twitter are available to document people’s mistakes forever. In an instant,…
Rank this Week: 4904

Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

Covers criminal law. By the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition.

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    CPAC 2014 - Criminal Justice Reform

    CPAC 2014 - Criminal Justice Reform
  • Mar 17

    After 20 Hours in Solitary Colorado's Prison Chief Wins Praise

    After 20 Hours in Solitary Colorado's Prison Chief Wins Praise
    the New York Times CAÑON CITY, Colo. — The cells where inmates are kept in solitary confinement at the state penitentiary here are 7-by-13-foot boxes arranged in semicircular tiers. When the warden, Travis Trani, heard that Rick…
  • Mar 16

    Prison Clamps Down Following Colorado Prison Chief's Murder

    Prison Clamps Down Following Colorado Prison Chief's Murder
    The Denver Post One year after a parolee killed state prisons director Tom Clements, life behind bars — and beyond — is far different for Colorado convicts. After years of declining prison populations — reductions that Clements…
Rank this Week: 1076

Behind the Eighth

Behind the Eighth

News and Cases of Note Affecting Eighth Circuit Criminal Practice. By JaneAnne Murray.

http://behindthe8th.com/
  • Mar 27

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Denial of Safety Valve and Imposition of Ten-Year Sentence

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Denial of Safety Valve and Imposition of Ten-Year Sentence
    It is unlikely that today Alfonso Vega Diaz would face a mandatory minimum sentence under A.G. Holder’s new drug charging policy (no violence, weapons, minors, serious injury or death; not an organizer, leader or supervisor; no…
  • Mar 27

    Eighth Circuit Rejects Cross-Section Jury Challenge

    Eighth Circuit Rejects Cross-Section Jury Challenge
    In those increasingly rare cases that go to trial, the defendant is entitled to a jury “selected from a fair cross-section of the community.”  Defendants like Carlous Horton can be surprised to learn that this doesn’t…
  • Mar 23

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Sentences Based on Uncontested Facts in the PSR

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Sentences Based on Uncontested Facts in the PSR
    How must a defendant effectively object to facts in the presentence report (PSR)? With “specificity and clarity,” the Eighth Circuit repeats in United States v. Pepper, issued on March 20, 2014 (published), so as “to put the…
Rank this Week: 2646

The Legal Optimist

The Legal Optimist

By Rosie Brown.

http://legaloptimist.wordpress.com
  • Mar 27

    Tell Governor Haslam Not to Resume Executions in Tennessee

    Tell Governor Haslam Not to Resume Executions in Tennessee
    Join Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty to obtain an adequate number of signatures to influence Governor Haslam’s political choices.  In short, Tennessee is slated to resume executing death row inmates this…
  • Mar 27

    Tell Governor Haslam Not to Resume Executions in Tennessee

    Tell Governor Haslam Not to Resume Executions in Tennessee
    Join Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty to obtain an adequate number of signatures to influence Governor Haslam’s political choices.  In short, Tennessee is slated to resume executing death row inmates this…
  • Mar 14

    Tennessee’s ‘Green Mile’ — A Return to Carpetbaggers and Stagecoaches?

    Tennessee’s ‘Green Mile’ — A Return to Carpetbaggers and Stagecoaches?
    In an apparent bid for nostalgia to the late 19th century, the Tennessee Attorney General handed down an opinion on Wednesday that found Senate Bill 2580/House Bill 2476 would not be unconstitutional. The Bills propose to authorize…
Rank this Week: 2531

Mississippi Criminal Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Sumrall and Associates.

http://www.mississippicriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Three dissents in the Mississippi Supreme Court on March 20, 2014

    Three dissents in the Mississippi Supreme Court on March 20, 2014
    Its unusual for their to be multiple dissents in the Supreme Court in a week and this week there were three, all for disparate reasons. The first case was Sherman v. State.  Sherman was convicted of possession of precursors used in the…
  • Feb 20

    Another Speedy Trial Dissent.w

    Another Speedy Trial Dissent.w
    The Mississippi Supreme Court today affirmed that “the right to a speedy trial is dead and gone in the State of Mississippi.” Franklin v. State  Ricky Franklin was  convicted on one count of kidnapping and one count of…
  • Jan 3

    Recent MS Appellate Court Decisions.

    Recent MS Appellate Court Decisions.
    Lowe v. State.  The Mississippi Supreme Court reversed Lowe’s convictions for exploitation of a child in the Free State of Jones, on December 12, 2013.  The State alleged that Lowe used his computer to download sexually…
Rank this Week: 3068

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as DUI Defense, Judicial Misconduct, Police Misconduct, Search & Seizure, and Probation cases. By Mary Frances Prevost.

http://www.californiacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1315

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/
  • Mar 26

    Louisiana’s Fight Against Heroin: Dying For A Fix

    Louisiana’s Fight Against Heroin: Dying For A Fix
        It only takes seconds to fill a syringe with a lethal dose of heroin.  Tuesday night’s dose can provide a pleasurable high, while Friday’s dose can have a 20-something year old discovered dead, foaming at the…
  • Mar 17

    LACDL Adopts Marijuana Policy Statement

    LACDL Adopts Marijuana Policy Statement
      I am happy to report that the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ (LACDL) voted last week to adopt an official policy statement related to the possession and use of marijuana. The 2014 legislative session has a…
  • Feb 13

    Arrested for Cat Poop?

    Arrested for Cat Poop?
      Federal Crime: Mailing Injurious Articles Via The United States Postal Service     Looking for a job can be a drag, especially when you feel overcome by constant rejection.  If you find yourself feeling spiteful and…
Rank this Week: 3490

Tennessee Federal Criminal Lawyer…

Tennessee Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers tax crimes, fraud and federal sentencing. By the McKeller Law Firm, PLLC.

http://www.tennesseefederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Taxpayers Should Be Wary of Phone Calls from the "IRS"

    Taxpayers Should Be Wary of Phone Calls from the "IRS"
    Taxpayers have lost more than $1 million this year in a scam where telephone callers are impersonating Internal Revenue Service officials. The impersonators are calling taxpayers and telling them they owe the IRS money and request payment via…
  • Mar 18

    Knoxville Woman Sentenced to More Than 7 Years for Bank Robbery

    Knoxville Woman Sentenced to More Than 7 Years for Bank Robbery
    Twenty-year-old Jordan Nicole Nicley of Knoxville, Tennessee, was recently sentenced to serve more than seven years in federal prison for her role in a May 31, 2013 attempted armed-robbery of a local bank. According to court records,…
  • Feb 25

    Sevier County Police Officer Sentenced to 18 Months for Social Security Fraud

    Sevier County Police Officer Sentenced to 18 Months for Social Security Fraud
    Sevier County's first ever K-9 officer has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for defrauding the Social Security Administration ("SSA") by committing social security fraud. Joseph Laney, Jr., age 57, left the Sevier County Sheriff's…
Rank this Week: 469

Seattle DUI Attorney Blog

Seattle DUI Attorney Blog

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

http://seattleduiarrest.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 25

    Can you drive a vehicle if your license gets suspended from a DUI in Washington State

    Can you drive a vehicle if your license gets suspended from a DUI in Washington State
    The most common question I get asked is whether you can drive a vehicle if your drivers license get suspended due to a DUI.  In Washington State the answer yes.  However there are certain conditions that can apply that may or may not…
  • Mar 24

    Interesting article from American Bar Assoc Journal on DUI cases and McNeely

    Interesting article from American Bar Assoc Journal on DUI cases and McNeely
    The American Bar Association recently posted an article in the April edition discussing the future of DUI laws in light of the McNeely ruling.  It's not too often that the ABA journal takes up issues in DUI defense and/or prosecution, so as…
  • Mar 22

    Don't act like the "Biebs" if facing a DUI

    Don't act like the "Biebs" if facing a DUI
    In case you haven't heard Justin Bieber was arrested for a DUI in late January of this year.  As more time has passed some of the facts of the arrest are being disclosed to the public through the media.  Not surprisingly the…
Rank this Week: 3668

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/
  • Mar 25

    The Police Called Me Regarding A Domestic Violence Accusation. What Do I Do?

    The Police Called Me Regarding A Domestic Violence Accusation. What Do I Do?
    First and foremost, be polite. It is almost never in your interest to speak with law enforcement without talking to an attorney first, so politely inform them that you’re exercising your 5th amendment rights, and that you would like to…
  • Mar 25

    What Happens If A Witness Doesn’t Want To Testify In A Domestic Violence Case?

    What Happens If A Witness Doesn’t Want To Testify In A Domestic Violence Case?
    In California, prosecutors have the general attitude that their job is to intervene and provide help for people they believe are victims, even if those individuals don’t want to help themselves. Therefore, it is extremely common for…
  • Mar 25

    What Are The Defenses To Domestic Violence Charges?

    What Are The Defenses To Domestic Violence Charges?
    There are a number of different defenses to a domestic violence allegation. For instance, false allegations are very common in domestic situations where hot tempers intersect with intense emotions. False allegations can come out of anger, or…
Rank this Week: 2755

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland DUI news, updates and commentary. Published by Goldstein & Stamm, P.A.

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 25

    McNeely Continued - Warrantless Breath Tests Violate the Fourth Amendment

    McNeely Continued - Warrantless Breath Tests Violate the Fourth Amendment
    In Missouri v. McNeely, the Supreme Court held: "In those drunk-driving investigations where police officers can reasonably obtain a warrant before a blood sample can be drawn without significantly undermining the efficacy of the search, the…
  • Mar 11

    Cops Gearing Up For St. Patty's Day - Beware!!!

    Cops Gearing Up For St. Patty's Day - Beware!!!
    Monday, March 17 is St. Patrick's Day and the police will be ready so beware. A Prince George's County Police press release stated: PGPD to Conduct St. Patrick's Day Sobriety Checkpoint. Last year, nearly 550 drivers were arrested for DUI…
  • Feb 8

    To Plead Or Not To Plead (Guilty)? - That Is The Question

    To Plead Or Not To Plead (Guilty)? - That Is The Question
    In Maryland courts, hundreds of DUI (driving under the influence) and DWI (driving while impaired) cases are heard every day. The vast majority of cases are resolved by the defendant pleading guilty on the terms offered by the prosecutor…
Rank this Week: 3648

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blog

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers traffic stops and DUI defense. By Gullberg & Box, LLC.

http://www.illinoisduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 25

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CANNABIS CHARGES AND PENALTIES

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CANNABIS CHARGES AND PENALTIES
    The penalties and fines for possession, distribution, growing, and driving under the influence (DUI) of cannabis span a range from probation to 30 years in prison. When you are charged with any crime relating to cannabis, you should consult…
  • Oct 8

    RECKLESS DRIVING GUIDE FOR DUI AND TRAFFIC LAW PRACTITIONERS IN ILLINOIS

    RECKLESS DRIVING GUIDE FOR DUI AND TRAFFIC LAW PRACTITIONERS IN ILLINOIS
    You are prepared to try your client's DUI case. You are looking forward to the trial because you've got a good case and you are confident of a not guilty verdict. Suddenly, the State offers a plea to dismiss the DUI if your client pleads…
  • Oct 1

    TALKING AND DRIVING NOW ILLEGAL IN ILLINOIS

    TALKING AND DRIVING NOW ILLEGAL IN ILLINOIS
    Texting and driving has been illegal in Illinois for some time now. For those of you who like to talk and drive, be aware-or beware-that the General Assembly has passed a blanket ban on all uses of "electronic communication devices" while…
Rank this Week: 2245

Law Office of David P. Shapiro…

Law Office of David P. Shapiro Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneyatlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 25

    Body cams for San Diego cops – Who is really being watched?

    Body cams for San Diego cops – Who is really being watched?
    The San Diego Police Department announced a few weeks ago that it is considering equipping its officers with body cameras. Although the method of attaching the body cams to each officer has not been decided, San Diego is one of ……
  • Feb 18

    Hit and Run Epidemic in San Diego

    Hit and Run Epidemic in San Diego
    While perusing the recent news in San Diego, it appeared that there had been what we thought were a surprising number of hit and run accidents described in the various stories in our area. It can be argued that the … Continue reading…
  • Feb 10

    San Diego gets an “F” on its Meth Report Card

    San Diego gets an “F” on its Meth Report Card
    For at least several years, the media, both in print and on television, have been referring to what has been termed the “meth epidemic.” The stories focus not only on the production and use of the illegal drug, but also ……
Rank this Week: 4064

Law Offices of David A. Black

Law Offices of David A. Black

Discusses criminal law issues for people in Phoenix, Arizona.

http://www.dbphoenixcriminallawyer.com/blog/
  • Mar 25

    Chandler Gunplay in the New

    Chandler Gunplay in the New
    It’s beginning to look as if guns might be a slight problem in the Phoenix area. We’ve taken a look at the news over the past few weeks, and it seems as if firearms are everywhere. And they are not only being used by people…
  • Feb 19

    Kidnapping Charged for “Bear Hug”

    Kidnapping Charged for “Bear Hug”
    A man has been arrested in Phoenix and charged with sexual abuse and kidnapping. Police say that the suspect grabbed the breasts of a woman and placed her in a bear hug before fleeing the scene. It is not clear whether the touching of the…
  • Feb 19

    Murder and Child Abuse Charges Dismissed in Tucson

    Murder and Child Abuse Charges Dismissed in Tucson
    When we read accounts of people being accused of and charged with criminal offenses, we often see the word “alleged” used throughout an article. The reason, of course, is that in our country, guilt, at least theoretically, is…
Rank this Week: 4065

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
  • Mar 24

    Will Florida Change DUI to DWI? Read Florida 2014 HB 299 and SB 1118…

    Will Florida Change DUI to DWI? Read Florida 2014 HB 299 and SB 1118…
    So for the past several years, bills have been introduced in the Florida House and Senate to change DUI in Florida to DWI. So instead of requiring the prosecutor to prove that a person was driving under the influence of alcohol to the extent…
  • Mar 20

    Florida DUI Rules for the Administrative Suspension – It’s Complicated…

    Florida DUI Rules for the Administrative Suspension – It’s Complicated…
    How do you explain the ridiculously complicated new rules for the administrative suspension? The rules have gotten so complicated that I need a timeline. This particular timeline applies to a driver (with no prior DUI arrest) who took the…
  • Feb 13

    Bureau of Administrative Reviews Tampa Office

    Bureau of Administrative Reviews Tampa Office
    So the Bureau of Administrative Reviews (BAR) office in Tampa, Florida, is closed today. Although my client was requesting a formal review hearing and was entitled to a 42 day permit after a DUI arrest, that is not going to happen today. The…
Rank this Week: 4218

South Florida Criminal Law Blog

South Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Law Firm of Anidjar & Levine.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Race, Schools and Backpack Searches - R.M. v. State

    Race, Schools and Backpack Searches - R.M. v. State
    If you read this blog regularly, you know that we spend a fair amount of time in this space discussing the law as it applies to searches and seizures, whether it's at a home, in a car or on the street. As Florida's Third District Court of…
  • Mar 18

    Florida Drug Conspiracy Law 101 - Hampton v. State

    Florida Drug Conspiracy Law 101 - Hampton v. State
    "Conspiracy" is one of those legal terms that's often thrown around and of which many people are at lease vaguely aware, but relatively few actually understand. Generally, the law defines a conspiracy as an agreement between two or more…
  • Mar 11

    Double Jeopardy, Lesser Offense Rules in Florida Criminal Cases - Tuttle v. State

    Double Jeopardy, Lesser Offense Rules in Florida Criminal Cases - Tuttle v. State
    Details matter. In Florida criminal cases, the difference between being charged with one crime over another can have a big impact on whether a criminal defendant is ultimately convicted and on how much time he or she may eventually have to…
Rank this Week: 1982

Behind the Eighth

Behind the Eighth

Review of news and notable decisions affecting federal criminal practice in the Eighth Circuit. By Murray Law LLC.

http://mlawllc.com/blogs/
  • Mar 23

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Sentences Based on Uncontested Facts in the PSR

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Sentences Based on Uncontested Facts in the PSR
    How must a defendant effectively object to facts in the presentence report (PSR)? With “specificity and clarity,” the Eighth Circuit repeats in United States v. Pepper, issued on March 20, 2014 (published), so as “to put the…
  • Mar 23

    Historyapolis Publishes Blog Entry about Lena Olive Smith

    Historyapolis Publishes Blog Entry about Lena Olive Smith
    The fabulous Historyapolis Project, run by Kirsten Delagard, Scholar-in-Residence in the Department of History at Augsburg College, is running a series of blog entries this women’s history month showcasing notable Minneapolis women. On…
  • Mar 23

    In Sex Abuse Case, Eighth Circuit Affirms Exclusion of Prior Sex Abuse Conviction to Avoid Confusion

    In Sex Abuse Case, Eighth Circuit Affirms Exclusion of Prior Sex Abuse Conviction to Avoid Confusion
    The headline of this post may be misleading, since it implies a rare ruling excluding a defendant’s prior conviction similar to the charge at issue. In United States v. Patrick Brown Thunder, issued on March 12, 2014 (published),…
Rank this Week: 3024

Graham Lawyer Blog

Graham Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law, law and technology stories, and first amendment issues from around Eastern Washington. By Stephen Graham.

http://www.grahamlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Handling a Citation Issued in Federal Court in Spokane, Eastern District of Washington

    Handling a Citation Issued in Federal Court in Spokane, Eastern District of Washington
    Generally, misdemeanor crimes committed solely within the borders of a State are governed by the State’s criminal code and resolved by the State’s court system. However, when misdemeanors are committed within the boundaries of…
  • Mar 7

    Is It Legal to Buy Prescription Drugs From Online Pharmacie

    Is It Legal to Buy Prescription Drugs From Online Pharmacie
    We have all seen the ads online? But is it legal to buy drugs from these online pharmacies? Let’s hear from my lawyer friend Rand Mintzer. The medicine sold by online pharmacies is often less expensive than the medicine sold at the…
  • Feb 28

    Brass Knuckles and the Law

    Brass Knuckles and the Law
    Although their popularity has waned somewhat in recent years, brass knuckles remain a recognizable weapon that occupies a prominent place in the American cultural canon. These implements have been depicted in a wide variety of novels, movies…
Rank this Week: 3560

White Collar Crime in Georgia

White Collar Crime in Georgia

Addresses issues common to fraud, public corruption and other white collar crime cases. By The Goolsby Law Firm, LLC.

http://whitecollarcrimeingeorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 20

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year
    [Photo of Kevin Trudeau from Wikipedia]     Did you hear the news about the sentencing of former television informercial spokesman Kevin Trudeau?  According to published news reports, Trudeau has beensentenced to…
  • Dec 17

    Favorite White Collar Crime Movies and American Hustle

    Favorite White Collar Crime Movies and American Hustle
    [American Hustle Movie Poster From Wikipedia]As a former federal prosecutor and, currently, as an Augusta, Georgia criminal defense lawyer, I love books and movies about courtrooms and crime.What is your favorite movie about white collar…
  • Sep 19

    Former Texas Congressman Tom DeLay Wins Appeal

    Former Texas Congressman Tom DeLay Wins Appeal
    [Tom DeLay's photo from "Dancing With the Stars" from wikipedia]Did you hear the news? According to various news reports, a Texas appellate court has set aside the money laundering conviction of former Texas Congressman Tom DeLay. You may…
Rank this Week: 4576

Charter Cases

Charter Cases

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

http://www.chartercases.com/
  • Mar 19

    Canada (Attorney General) v. Whaling, 2014 SCC 20

    Canada (Attorney General) v. Whaling, 2014 SCC 20
    When the federal government passed the Abolition of Early Parole Act, three inmates serving sentences for first-time, non-violent offences argued that the retroactive application of such legislation infringed their right not to be…
  • Dec 19

    Canada (Attorney General) v. Bedford, 2013 SCC 72

    Canada (Attorney General) v. Bedford, 2013 SCC 72
    The Respondents, a group of prostitutes and former prostitutes, argued that a number of Criminal Code provisions prohibiting expression and commercial activities relating to prostitution were in breach of Sections 7 and 2(b) of the Charter of…
  • Nov 15

    Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 401, 2013 SCC 62

    Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 401, 2013 SCC 62
    The Respondent, a labour union representing employees at an Edmonton casino during the course of a lawful strike, had run afoul of Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act by videotaping individuals crossing the picket line during…
Rank this Week: 1813

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 31

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Mar 18

    Georgia Habeas Corpus and the 1st Amendment

    Georgia Habeas Corpus and the 1st Amendment
    The Volokh Conspiracy has post up about Strine v. Delaware Coalition for Open Government, Inc., a case the tests whether a Delaware statute that provides that judges may act as arbitrators in civil cases is constitutional under the First…
  • Mar 1

    The Judge as 13th Juror: Thoughts on the Fayette Rape Controversy

    The Judge as 13th Juror: Thoughts on the Fayette Rape Controversy
    Last week, a motion for new trial made news when Hon. Christopher J. McFadden granted a new trial after finding that the verdict was “strongly against the weight of the evidence.” The State’s reaction was three-fold. First,…
  • Jan 11

    Where Fundamentalism and the Law Meet Somebody is Headed to Prison

    Where Fundamentalism and the Law Meet Somebody is Headed to Prison
    Legislators in Virginia are contemplating changes to the law in response to MacDonald v. Moose (4th Cir. 2013), a case that struck down Virginia’s law that prohibited non-genital sex generally. Specifically, legislation has been…
Rank this Week: 1848

Black's Law

Black's Law

Roy Black blogs his thoughts, tells his stories and writes his blog to help him think and work out ideas.

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • Mar 17

    The Lament of Zachary Warren

    The Lament of Zachary Warren
    Zachary Warren was a master of the universe. At least the legal universe. At 29 a Stanford degree, a magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown Law School, a clerkship at the Sixth Circuit and a job at the Wall Street titan Dewey &…
  • Feb 17

    Cross Examination: The Sympathetic Yet Deadly Witne

    Cross Examination: The Sympathetic Yet Deadly Witne
    The challenge – how to cross examine, impeach or even just diminish the impact of sympathetic witnesses without losing your audience?
  • Jan 13

    Richard Sharpstein: A Tape Surface

    Richard Sharpstein: A Tape Surface
    In my post about Richard’s particular skill in presenting final arguments, I lamented there was no video tape of his courtroom performances. Fortunately I was partially wrong: Dore Louis, an excellent criminal defense lawyer and friend,…
Rank this Week: 3656