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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: 2576

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

Temas de Derecho de preferencia, también de debate en otras áreas del quehacer humano e intereses personales del autor. By José Guillermo Anderson Anderson.

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    Debate sobre la "Unión Civil" entre personas del mismo sexo

    Debate sobre la "Unión Civil" entre personas del mismo sexo
    Como quiera que nadie opina, he considerado que trascribir un inteligente debate que vengo teniendo con un amigo virtual, me permito compartirlo, a él se pueden incorporar todas las personas que deseen, será un verdadero placer…
  • Apr 11

    ¿Y el diálogo en Venezuela?

    ¿Y el diálogo en Venezuela?
    ¿Y el diálogo en Venezuela? El día de ayer, jueves 11 de abril de 2014,  pude ver desde el inicio (reflexión del Presidente de Venezuela, señor Nicolás Maduro Moros)  y hasta la octava…
  • Apr 9

    Unión Civil entre homosexuales, una locura jurídica.

    Unión Civil entre homosexuales, una locura jurídica.
    El proyecto de "unión civil" es una locura jurídica, ¿porqué?, veamos: A raíz de una cita de la la Biblia, muchos se han interesado en destruirla. Bien, como todos los que están a favor de…
Rank this Week: 2619

Tennessee Criminal Law Review

Tennessee Criminal Law Review

Covers Tennessee and federal criminal law developments from the Supreme Court to pending legislation. By Davis & Hoss, pc.

http://davis-hoss.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 17

    Supreme Court Upholds Trial Court’s Dismissal of DUI Charges After Video of Arrest Lost

    Supreme Court Upholds Trial Court’s Dismissal of DUI Charges After Video of Arrest Lost
    This was posted today on the TN Courts website. The Tennessee Supreme Court, in a unanimous opinion, today upheld a trial court’s dismissal of DUI and other charges against a McMinnville woman because a video recording of the…
  • Jun 21

    Supreme Court Orders Judges To Stay Away From Fact Finding Regarding Mandatory Minimum

    Supreme Court Orders Judges To Stay Away From Fact Finding Regarding Mandatory Minimum
    The Supreme Court issued an important criminal decision this week, Alleyne v. United States, when it said that a jury should have the final say on what triggers mandatory minimum sentences in criminal cases.The Court voted in a 5-4 decision…
  • Jun 17

    Silence speaks volumes: Supreme Court issues ruling in Salinas v. Texa

    Silence speaks volumes: Supreme Court issues ruling in Salinas v. Texa
    By Jay PerryThe Supreme Court issued a ruling today, in Salinas v. Texas, a case discussed earlier here. The decision, a 5-4 ruling held that a suspect must expressly invoke their 5th Amendment privilege in order to be protected by that…
Rank this Week: 2618

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2621

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

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

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
Rank this Week: 2622

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/
  • Apr 18

    U.S. Supreme Court to Revisit NJ Handgun Law

    U.S. Supreme Court to Revisit NJ Handgun Law
    Gun control is one of the nation’s most contentious issues.  Some feel that gun ownership is a safety measure and basic right, while others feel that guns only lead to violence and must be regulated more tightly.  Today, the…
  • Apr 8

    Are Rap Lyrics Admissible Evidence in Court?

    Are Rap Lyrics Admissible Evidence in Court?
    “Gangsta rap” music is a little like punk music: bluntly-worded, in-your-face, and notorious for relentlessly pushing the label.  Rap lyrics about the gangster lifestyle have been leading to scandals, debates, and headlines…
  • Mar 25

    Is Marijuana Legalization Coming to New Jersey?

    Is Marijuana Legalization Coming to New Jersey?
    In the ’60s and ’70s, it was civil rights and Vietnam.  In the ’80s it was “trickle-down” and the Cold War. Today, marijuana legalization has taken over America’s news media as the hot-button political…
Rank this Week: 2635

Rhode Island Criminal Defense Blog

Rhode Island Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Rhode Island criminal law and constitutional criminal rights. By Matthew T. Marin.

http://matthewtmarin.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    Can I Expunge My Felony Charge in Rhode Island?

    Can I Expunge My Felony Charge in Rhode Island?
    A question that is frequently asked by potential clients is whether they can expunge a prior felony offense.  While the question may seem straightforward, such a determination can be difficult.  First, your felony charge must be…
  • Apr 12

    Assault Charges Dismissed in the Rhode Island District Court

    Assault Charges Dismissed in the Rhode Island District Court
    We are pleased to report that yesterday morning charges of misdemeanor simple assault and battery pending against a Client were DISMISSED in the Rhode Island District Court.  The Client had been facing a misdemeanor charge of simple…
  • Apr 10

    DUI Charges Dismissed in Rhode Island District Court

    DUI Charges Dismissed in Rhode Island District Court
    Rhode Island DUI charges pending against a Client were dismissed today in the Fourth Division District Court in Wakefield, Rhode Island.  The charge, DUI with blood alcohol content between 0.10 and 0.15, was completely dismissed after…
Rank this Week: 2640

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/
  • Apr 19

    Better Listen to Mom

    Better Listen to Mom
    Sometimes, these articles answer burning questions, but not today. Questions like "why something versus nothing?" may get answered later. Today, I'm here to tell you what's happening in Florida's criminal courts. As always, I'm attempting…
  • Apr 15

    "I Know My Rights"

    "I Know My Rights"
    If you've lived on Mother Earth long enough, you've encountered a smart-assed kid that (a) has no respect for authority, and (b) knows his rights. So, how do police officers respond to someone that tells them they "know their rights?" As…
  • Apr 11

    The Foundations of a Motion to Suppre

    The Foundations of a Motion to Suppre
    If I had a dollar for every time someone called to tell me their rights were violated, I wouldn't have to work; I could just keep answering the phone and make a dollar here, dollar there. Part of my work as a criminal defense attorney is to…
Rank this Week: 2646

Crime in the Suites

Crime in the Suites

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

http://crimeinthesuites.com/
  • Apr 18

    Are High Frequency Traders Playing Fast and Loose With the Rules?

    Are High Frequency Traders Playing Fast and Loose With the Rules?
    When high frequency trading (HFT) first crept into the public consciousness, it related to primarily to the question of whether rapid, computer driven trading posed risks to the safety and stability of the trading markets.  Now it…
  • Apr 16

    Offshore Accounts? IRS is Watching

    Offshore Accounts? IRS is Watching
    If you have unreported income from offshore accounts, now may be the best time to come forward and report those earnings; otherwise, you may be susceptible to criminal prosecution. The IRS initially began this open-ended Offshore Voluntary…
  • Apr 4

    My, What Long Arms You Have, Uncle

    My, What Long Arms You Have, Uncle
    Here’s a visual: Uncle Sam extending his arms around the world, reaching out for his citizens, wherever they may be. He may resemble a candy-striped Gumby, with disproportionately long rubbery arms spanning the globe. The visual is not…
Rank this Week: 2653

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers DWIs, prostitution, and drug charges. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Apr 17

    Burglary Penalties in Minnesota

    Burglary Penalties in Minnesota
    Many people believe the crime of burglary is defined as breaking into a residence a stealing someone else’s property, but that’s not necessarily the case. In it’s least criminal degree (4th), Minnesota defines the act of…
  • Apr 16

    The Felony Murder Rule: The Ryan Holle Case

    The Felony Murder Rule: The Ryan Holle Case
    Few people have sympathy for convicted murderers, and rightly so, but you may feel differently after hearing the story of Ryan Holle, who was convicted of murder at the age of 21. What’s unique about Holle’s case is that the…
  • Apr 15

    Minnesota Man Arrested For DWI on Go-Kart

    Minnesota Man Arrested For DWI on Go-Kart
    A Minnesota man was arrested for driving under the influence after authorities say he was operating a child’s go-kart above the legal limit. Bobby Khaoone, 25, was arrested in the city of Austin during a late-night joyride in the wee…
Rank this Week: 2648

Washington DC Criminal Defense…

Washington DC Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Law Office of Daniel A. Gross, PLLC.

http://www.dc-criminal-defense.com/
  • Feb 24

    State v. Cabinatan - Burglary Conviction Vacated for Witness Identification Error

    State v. Cabinatan - Burglary Conviction Vacated for Witness Identification Error
    In criminal cases, eyewitness identification is notoriously prone to error, especially when the authorities overseeing the process fail to follow basic procedures to ensure that witnesses aren't improperly influenced. One scenario that…
  • Feb 17

    Parker v. Delaware - Social Media Postings Become Criminal Evidence

    Parker v. Delaware - Social Media Postings Become Criminal Evidence
    When it comes to admitting social media posts as criminal evidence, courts have taken varied approaches to authentication. In Maryland, the courts have establish that social media evidence is only authenticated through testimony of the…
  • Feb 12

    United States v. Richards - Exigent Circumstances in a Warrantless Search

    United States v. Richards - Exigent Circumstances in a Warrantless Search
    Anytime a person is approached by police and asked to consent to a search, individuals should avail themselves of their right to decline consent. This does not necessarily mean police won't still initiate the search, particularly if they…
Rank this Week: 2666

Orange County Criminal Attorneys…

Orange County Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal justice, family law and Orange County DWI news. By Lauren Johnson, Attorney At Law

http://www.orangecountycriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Dec 23

    The Dos and Don'ts of Medical Marijuana Cultivation in California

    The Dos and Don'ts of Medical Marijuana Cultivation in California
    Despite the legalization of growing medical marijuana in California in 1996, it still remains illegal under federal law to grow, sell, or use the drug. Those who do grow within the state's regulations do not usually find any problems with the…
  • Dec 16

    Four Arrested for the Alleged Kidnapping and Torture of Medical Marijuana Proprietor

    Four Arrested for the Alleged Kidnapping and Torture of Medical Marijuana Proprietor
    Last week, four people were charged for their involvement in an alleged kidnapping that ended with a man's penis being cut off. According to a report by the NY Daily News, one of the group members had conducted business with a medical…
  • Dec 9

    Police Seize 107 lbs of Methamphetamine in Southern California Drug Bust

    Police Seize 107 lbs of Methamphetamine in Southern California Drug Bust
    After an investigation that lasted over a month, investigators arrested four men who are suspected to belong to a Southern California drug trafficking ring. The men, who are alleged to have imported cocaine, heroin, and other drugs to the…
Rank this Week: 2667

Alabama Law Blog of William…

Alabama Law Blog of William Pfeifer

Covers Alabama law.

http://williampfeifer.com/blog
  • Feb 21

    Lawyer Gifts – Recommended Books for New Lawyers or Law Student

    Lawyer Gifts – Recommended Books for New Lawyers or Law Student
    I am sometimes asked by new lawyers or law students if there are any books I would recommend that they read as part of developing their career in the legal profession. The specific books I recommend may vary according to the particular…
  • Feb 20

    Avvo and Alabama Law – Useful but Beware of Bad Legal Advice on Avvo

    Avvo and Alabama Law – Useful but Beware of Bad Legal Advice on Avvo
    Avvo.com is a useful website where you can learn about attorneys, post questions, and get free legal advice on a variety of topics on Alabama law. I have written several articles about Avvo in the past when I wrote for About.com, and overall…
  • Jan 27

    Etowah County Criminal Defense – Electronic Filing Returns for Criminal Case

    Etowah County Criminal Defense – Electronic Filing Returns for Criminal Case
    Etowah County Presiding Circuit Judge Wm. Allen Millican issued an order earlier this month permitting attorneys to use electronic filing for motions, documents, and orders in criminal cases. While most courts in the State of Alabama have…
Rank this Week: 2675

Seventh Circuit Blog

Seventh Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Seventh Circuit.

http://circuit7.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    Gearing up for the Post-Rita/Claiborne World?

    Gearing up for the Post-Rita/Claiborne World?
    United States v. Nitch, No. 05-2603 (February 21, 2007): Mr. Nitch received a sentence of 168 months, which was apparently within his calculated guidelines range, although the opinion does not state what that range was. In imposing sentence,…
  • Feb 13

    Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

    Ineffective Assistance of Counsel
    Christopher Raygoza v. Don Hulick, No. 05-2340 (January 25, 2007): Mr. Raygoza was convicted of murder. The Seventh Circuit granted habeas corpus relief based on ineffective assistance of counsel.
  • Feb 12

    Fraud Guidelines and the Risk of Death or Bodily Injury

    Fraud Guidelines and the Risk of Death or Bodily Injury
    United States v. Adam Babul, No. 05-4538 (february 9, 2007): Mr. Babul aided applicants for truck driving licenses. In order to take advantage of the easier licensing procedures in Wisconsin, he helped his applicants create false claims of…
Rank this Week: 2677

New York DWI Lawyer Blog

New York DWI Lawyer Blog

Covers news and updates on Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) and DWI Topics Of Interest. By The Law Office of Mark A. Siesel, Esq.

http://www.newyorkdwilawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 28

    Kerry Kennedy Acquitted Of Impaired Driving Charge

    Kerry Kennedy Acquitted Of Impaired Driving Charge
    On Friday, February 28, 2014, a Westchester County jury acquitted Kerry Kennedy, the 54 year old daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy, of DWAID, or driving while ability impaired by drugs. Westchester prosecutors contended that on July 13,…
  • Feb 3

    Dutchess County Fatal DWI

    Dutchess County Fatal DWI
    On January 31, 2014, there was a fatal DWI accident in Tivoli, New York. Tragically, two Bard College students, 20 year old Evelina Brown of Seattle, and 19 year old Sarah McCausland of Winnetka, Illinois, were killed, and a third student,…
  • Nov 11

    New York State Tightens Penalties In DWI Case

    New York State Tightens Penalties In DWI Case
    New York Governor Cuomo announced last week that the State is strengthening the penalties for DWI convictions in Leandra’s Law cases, among other revisions. Leandra’s Law was named for 11 year old Leandra Rosado, who was killed…
Rank this Week: 2688

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: 2694

Washington State DUI Blog

Washington State DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving. By Garth O'Brien.

http://www.seattle-duiattorney.com/blog/
  • Mar 20

    The Accurate Definition of a Designated Driver

    The Accurate Definition of a Designated Driver
    The Designated Driver Program became a formal and promoted idea in the 1980′s. It became another tool of an arsenal to prevent drunk driving with the ultimate goal of reducing drunk driving... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Mar 20

    The Accurate Definition of a Designated Driver

    The Accurate Definition of a Designated Driver
    The Designated Driver Program became a formal and promoted idea in the 1980′s. It became another tool of an arsenal to prevent drunk driving with the ultimate goal of reducing drunk driving fatalities. However, over the years the…
  • Jan 4

    The Widmark Formula And Drunk Driving

    The Widmark Formula And Drunk Driving
    Ever heard about the Swedish physician E.M.P. Widmark? If you are not a science buff probably not unless you have busted for DUI and the Widmark formula was introduced in testimony during a hearing.... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 2708

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyers…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyers Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug, OUI and firearm offenses. By Parker Scheer LLP.

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

    "I Don't Want to Talk" Sufficient to Invoke Right to Remain Silent

    "I Don't Want to Talk" Sufficient to Invoke Right to Remain Silent
    Last week, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) reversed a superior court judge's denial of a motion to suppress statements made by a defendant after he invoked his right to remain silent. The SJC found that the defendant…
  • Mar 31

    Appeals Court Reverses Shooting Conviction Based on Insufficient Evidence

    Appeals Court Reverses Shooting Conviction Based on Insufficient Evidence
    In Commonwealth v. Lobo, the defendant was convicted of two counts of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon, after he was tried for the shootings of two brothers on Hancock Street in Brockton in 2005. At trial, the Commonwealth…
  • Mar 24

    'Dangerous Weapon' Not Necessarily a 'Deadly Weapon' for Purposes of Enhanced Sentencing Statute

    'Dangerous Weapon' Not Necessarily a 'Deadly Weapon' for Purposes of Enhanced Sentencing Statute
    In a recent unpublished opinion, the Massachusetts Appeals Court reversed a judgment against a criminal defendant who had been sentenced by a superior court judge under the sentencing enhancement provisions of the Massachusetts Armed Career…
Rank this Week: 2719

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/
  • Apr 3

    Judge Not Solely To Blame For Child Rapist Getting No Jail Time

    Judge Not Solely To Blame For Child Rapist Getting No Jail Time
    Yesterday, I wrote about Superior Court Judge Jan Jurden, who made a decision that has resulted in her receiving a number of death threats.  See:  http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/2014/04/jail-child-rapist.html …
  • Apr 2

    No Jail For Child Rapist?

    No Jail For Child Rapist?
    This isn’t a belated April Fool’s post.  This really happened.  A wealthy guy rapes his three year old daughter.  The judge, Judge Jan Jurden, sentenced Robert H. Richards IV, a wealthy du Pont heir, to probation.…
  • Mar 25

    “Cops Can Legally Have Sex With Prostitutes…Really!”

    “Cops Can Legally Have Sex With Prostitutes…Really!”
    INTRODUCTION A cop comes home after a long day at work.  His wife rushes to greet him at the door and enthusiastically asks, “Honey, how was your day?”  He responds, “It was rough, but very productive.  We did…
Rank this Week: 2724

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's Blog

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's Blog

Features a skeptical lawyer's take on financial reform, Wall Street and white collar crime.

http://attyrtamaradesilva.wordpress.com
  • Aug 19

    Fat Tail and the Bail Out

    Fat Tail and the Bail Out
    “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” Mark Twain
  • Aug 19

    Market Transparency

    Market Transparency
    Market Transparency and Accountability Act of 2009 Misses the Mark R. Tamara de Silva February 22, 2009
  • Aug 19

    Proposed Regulation

    Proposed Regulation
    Proposed Regulations, If Needed, Ought to Value Assets Better R. Tamara de Silva August 19, 2009 Are the United States Treasury, along with the Executive and Legislative branches looking everywhere but at the causes of the financial crisis…
Rank this Week: 2746

Law Blog of William L. Pfeifer,…

Law Blog of William L. Pfeifer, Jr.

Covers Alabama family and criminal law topics.

http://williampfeifer.com
  • Feb 21

    Lawyer Gifts – Recommended Books for New Lawyers or Law Student

    Lawyer Gifts – Recommended Books for New Lawyers or Law Student
    I am sometimes asked by new lawyers or law students if there are any books I would recommend that they read as part of developing their career in the legal profession. The specific books I recommend may vary according to the particular…
  • Feb 20

    Avvo and Alabama Law – Useful but Beware of Bad Legal Advice on Avvo

    Avvo and Alabama Law – Useful but Beware of Bad Legal Advice on Avvo
    Avvo.com is a useful website where you can learn about attorneys, post questions, and get free legal advice on a variety of topics on Alabama law. I have written several articles about Avvo in the past when I wrote for About.com, and overall…
  • Jan 27

    Etowah County Criminal Defense – Electronic Filing Returns for Criminal Case

    Etowah County Criminal Defense – Electronic Filing Returns for Criminal Case
    Etowah County Presiding Circuit Judge Wm. Allen Millican issued an order earlier this month permitting attorneys to use electronic filing for motions, documents, and orders in criminal cases. While most courts in the State of Alabama have…
Rank this Week: 2781

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/
  • Apr 19

    San Diego Cab Driver Dies, Victim of Two Consecutive Hit-and-Run

    San Diego Cab Driver Dies, Victim of Two Consecutive Hit-and-Run
    Early this morning around 2am, tragedy struck as a San Diego cab driver's taxi was impaled by another driver going the wrong way in southbound lanes on interstate 5. The reckless driver did not stop and successfully fled the scene in an…
  • Apr 14

    A San Diego Architect Killed Outside His Home by Employee

    A San Diego Architect Killed Outside His Home by Employee
    A neighbor called 911 after she heard the sounds of a dangerous altercation outside of the home of Graham Downes, a San Diego architect. When police arrived, they found a bloody scene of violence - Downes laying unresponsive on the ground…
  • Apr 14

    Employees at San Diego International Airport Indicted for Drug Smugging

    Employees at San Diego International Airport Indicted for Drug Smugging
    The DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) indicted 11 airport employees in San Diego on March 18, 2014; the charges ranging from drug smuggler to drug courier. Airline baggage handlers seemingly go through security unchecked, and the employees in…
Rank this Week: 2793

Prosecutor Post-Script

Prosecutor Post-Script

Ex-prosecutor pontificates on current cases in the news. By Sarena Straus.

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

    My Blog is Moving to SarenaStraus.com

    My Blog is Moving to SarenaStraus.com
    Dear Constant Reader:
  • Mar 13

    Monitoring Teenagers' Internet and Social Media Usage

    Monitoring Teenagers' Internet and Social Media Usage
    As someone who writes book for teenagers but who also used to prosecute sex crimes, I've been thinking a lot about the arguments for an against monitoring teen usage of the Internet and social media.  When I was a prosecutor in the Bronx,…
  • Mar 5

    Guest Blogger Kara Lennox on Planting Clue

    Guest Blogger Kara Lennox on Planting Clue
    Planting Clues by Kara LennoxOne of my favorite parts of plotting a romantic suspense book is planting the clues that will lead my hero and/or heroine to eventually figure out who the villain is.
Rank this Week: 2791

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer…

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.stlouiscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    WHY DOES MISSOURI ASSESS POINTS TO MY DRIVING RECORD FOR A ST LOUIS SPEEDING TICKET?

    WHY DOES MISSOURI ASSESS POINTS TO MY DRIVING RECORD FOR A ST LOUIS SPEEDING TICKET?
    The state gives out points any time you are found guilty of a moving violation. A moving violation is roughly described as an infraction committed while you are operating a vehicle. The state uses a point system so that it can keep a record…
  • Jul 2

    WHAT IF I DONT DO ANYTHING ABOUT MY ST LOUIS SPEEDING TICKET?

    WHAT IF I DONT DO ANYTHING ABOUT MY ST LOUIS SPEEDING TICKET?
    If you don't do anything about a St. Louis traffic ticket, it will result in a warrant being issued for your arrest. But it doesn't have to go that way. An experienced St. Louis speeding ticket lawyer can help get your traffic citation…
  • May 13

    IF I GET PULLED OVER IN THE ST LOUIS ARC ZONE CAN I GET THE TICKET TAKEN CARE OF?

    IF I GET PULLED OVER IN THE ST LOUIS ARC ZONE CAN I GET THE TICKET TAKEN CARE OF?
    Yes, a good St. Louis traffic ticket attorney can handle such an ARC Zone ticket in much the same manner as any other traffic citation. The only difference is that the fine will be higher. The St. Louis ARC Zone is a stretch of highway on…
Rank this Week: 2803

Florida Law and the Criminal…

Florida Law and the Criminal Justice System

Covers Florida and federal criminal law topics. By Richard Hornsby.

http://blog.richardhornsby.com
  • Jul 7

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem

    George Zimmerman’s 10-20-Life Problem
    To many people, there is no middle ground: George Zimmerman will either be convicted of Second Degree Murder or he will be found Not Guilty. But the reality is much more complex, because the jury will have a number of Continue reading →
  • Jul 1

    Don’t Believe Every Tweet You Read

    Don’t Believe Every Tweet You Read
    Because of some erroneous Tweeting going on in the Twitterverse, I keep receiving the following two recurring questions regarding George Zimmerman’s case: Is Aggravated Manslaughter of a Child an available lesser offense; and Does the…
  • Jun 11

    George Zimmerman’s Self Defense Jury Instruction

    George Zimmerman’s Self Defense Jury Instruction
    For more than a year, supporters of both sides have engaged in endless debate about the wisdom of Florida’s Stand Your Ground law and whether George Zimmerman was lawfully defending himself against Trayvon Martin. And since the trial is…
Rank this Week: 2809

Rights & Remedies

Rights & Remedies

Covers your legal rights and remedies when you can't afford a lawyer. By Shannon Salter.

http://rightsandremedies.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    Pro Bono Going Public 2011: Free Legal Advice Clinics in Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna

    Pro Bono Going Public 2011: Free Legal Advice Clinics in Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna
    This September, Access Pro Bono is hosting Pro Bono Going Public 2011, an advice-a-thon in which volunteer lawyers offer free legal advice to low and modest-income individuals in Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna.  The event is also a…
  • May 5

    Avoid Court Costs with Free (and Low Cost) Online Mediation

    Avoid Court Costs with Free (and Low Cost) Online Mediation
    On Slaw.ca, David Bilinsky writes about two new mediation pilot projects in British Columbia; one for family law matters and one for civil matters where the contested amount is relatively low. What makes these projects unique is that they…
  • Apr 16

    Harper's Flank Attack on the Charter

    Harper's Flank Attack on the Charter
    Twenty-nine years ago, on April 17th, 1982, the Charter of Rights and Freedoms was entrenched as part of Canada’s constitution.  Though not yet thirty, my research suggests the Charter’s glory days may already be gone.  The number of…
Rank this Week: 2806

electronic criminal lawyer

electronic criminal lawyer

Covers criminal law and its process. By Timothy P. Flynn.

http://e-crimlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 8

    The Plea

    The Plea
    This is a post that received recognition as the 2013 "JDog Memorial Blawg Post" for the best post on criminal law, in the opinion of Scott Greenfield, a prolific law blogger over at Simple Justice and a veteran criminal defense lawyer…
  • Jan 6

    Governor Cuomo Announces [Limited] Medical Marijuana for New York

    Governor Cuomo Announces [Limited] Medical Marijuana for New York
    By:  Timothy P. FlynnLater this week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to announce, in his State-of-the-State address, an executive initiative allowing the limited use of medical marijuana under a set of narrow circumstances.…
  • Dec 25

    Convicted Chicago Cocaine Dealer Seeks Executive Clemency for Christma

    Convicted Chicago Cocaine Dealer Seeks Executive Clemency for Christma
    Drug lifer Jesse WebsterLast week, reading the Sunday NYT, I came across an article about Jesse Webster's plight in the federal penitentiary in Greenville, IL.  Webster's first and only conviction was handed down in 1996 for trafficking…
Rank this Week: 2839

East Central Illinois Criminal Law…

East Central Illinois Criminal Law & DUI Weblog

Covers criminal law and drunk driving. By Jeremy J. Richey.

http://ecilcrime.com
  • Apr 17

    Driving While Driver’s License Is Suspended (DWLS) as a Petty Offense

    Driving While Driver’s License Is Suspended (DWLS) as a Petty Offense
    There is a type of DWLS that can be a petty offense rather than a Class A misdemeanor. The relevant statute is 625 ILCS 5/6-601: If a licensee under this Code is convicted of violating Section 6-303 for operating a motor vehicle during a time…
  • Aug 27

    Douglas County Courthouse

    Douglas County Courthouse
    Address The address of the Douglas County Courthouse is 401 South Center Street, Tuscola, IL 61953.   Visitors must pass through security when entering the courthouse. Courtroom “1? is located on the third floor of the courthouse.  There…
  • Jul 28

    Mailing Address Change

    Mailing Address Change
    The Charleston Post Office is moving all post office boxes to the new post office location in town.  Due to the move, they are downsizing the number of available post office boxes.  The post office is eliminating my current post office box…
Rank this Week: 2843

Blonde Justice

Blonde Justice

Covers criminal law.

http://blondejustice.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Meeting the Best People

    Meeting the Best People
    One thing I really like is meeting other public defenders.  As my clinic teacher used to say, "Public defenders are the best people in the world." If not the "best," they're at least usually like-minded.  And in a world where our…
  • Apr 13

    Self-Care for Public Defender

    Self-Care for Public Defender
    Self-care is a social worker and therapist idea, basically, wherein the practitioner makes an effort to care for himself and his own mental wellbeing as a way of staying healthy and being able to persevere, successfully, in the field. In the…
  • Dec 9

    Why, Yes, I Do

    Why, Yes, I Do
    I went out for drinks for a friend's birthday last weekend, and got to meet a bunch of her friends. I joined the festivities late, so I was a couple of drinks behind the rest of the crowd.Meeting my friend's friend, the first thing he asked…
Rank this Week: 2879

Arizona Criminal Law & Sex Crimes…

Arizona Criminal Law & Sex Crimes Post

Covers crimes and criminal defense. By Vladimir Gagic.

http://www.azcriminallawsexcrimes.com/
  • Jan 24

    A Pinal County Sheriff's deputy kills unarmed Manuel Longoria. Why is Sheriff Babeu protecting him?

    A Pinal County Sheriff's deputy kills unarmed Manuel Longoria. Why is Sheriff Babeu protecting him?
    A Pinal County Sheriff Deputy shoots unarmed, surrendered Manuel Longoria. Why is Sheriff Paul Babeu protecting the deputy, the only law enforcement among many present, who shot and killed Longoria? What is so special about this particular…
  • Jan 21

    Phoenix Police Officer Justin Laclere Arrested

    Phoenix Police Officer Justin Laclere Arrested
    (Valley woman pulled over by ex-Phoenix officer Justin LaClere, calls him dishonest, disrespectful) This story is about as weird and unusual at it gets. Phoenix Police Officer Justin Laclere was arrested by Scottsdale Police for allegedly…
  • Dec 26

    One Year Limit to Open a Medical Marijuana Dispensary and Total Health and Wellness, Inc lawsuit.

    One Year Limit to Open a Medical Marijuana Dispensary and Total Health and Wellness, Inc lawsuit.
    If someone wants to start a medical marijuana dispensary in Arizona, how much time does he have to get the business up and running? Is there a time limit? If there is a limit, how strict is the limit and what happens if he doesn’t get…
Rank this Week: 2881

Massachusetts Driving Law

Massachusetts Driving Law

Information on driving related legal issues for Massachusetts residents, including drunk driving, speeding tickets, moving violations, Junior Operators, Mature Drivers, license suspensions, and hardship licenses. By Jessica A. Foley.

http://massdrivinglaw.typepad.com/massachusetts_driving_law/
Rank this Week: 2887

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: 2892

Mississippi Criminal Defense Law…

Mississippi Criminal Defense Law Blog

Discusses Mississippi DUI and drug law, search and seizure law, and criminal procedure. By Kevin W. Frye.

http://mscriminallawblog.com
  • Aug 18

    New School Year = New DUI Crackdown

    New School Year = New DUI Crackdown
    Today the Mississippi Department of Public Safety announced its annual DUI crackdown entitled "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over".
  • May 2

    Criminal Records, the Internet & Digital Footprint

    Criminal Records, the Internet & Digital Footprint
    In my practice I represent clients accused of a wide variety of crimes, from relatively minor misdemeanor charges to serious felony cases. My clients come from different backgrounds, but a commonality among many is that they are young people…
  • Jan 13

    Ole Miss and Crime

    Ole Miss and Crime
    This week The Oxford Eagle reported on the 2010 crime statistics at Ole Miss.  The Eagle has a pay wall, so the article isn't available for free.  I have excerpted some of the more interesting portions below, and thank Alyssa Schnugg for…
Rank this Week: 2893

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's…

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's Blawg

Constitutional matters, politics, Wall Street matters, important cases and lots of opinions.

http://www.desilvalawoffices.com/Chicago-Litigation.aspx
  • Nov 20

    Capra et. al. Petition for Writ of Certiorari United States Supreme Court

    Capra et. al. Petition for Writ of Certiorari United States Supreme Court
    Link to Supreme Court briefSupreme Court brief:
  • Jul 13

    The Curious Case of George Zimmerman and the Castle Doctrine

    The Curious Case of George Zimmerman and the Castle Doctrine
    The Curious Case of George Zimmerman and the Castle Doctrine By R Tamara de Silva July 13, 2013 The George Zimmerman case is valuable because it sheds needed light on the pale underbelly of the Castle Doctrine and stand your ground…
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA

    Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA
    DOMA Falls at the Supreme Court-Good Riddance June 27, 2013 R. Tamara de Silva Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA"). The Defense of Marriage Act was signed into the law in 1996 by…
Rank this Week: 2904

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 9

    Is There an Increased Risk of Type II Diabetes For Mississippi Consumers of Lipitor?

    Is There an Increased Risk of Type II Diabetes For Mississippi Consumers of Lipitor?
    Studies have uncovered a connection between Lipitor and Type 2 diabetes. Lipitor is a member of a class of drugs that is called "statins." These drugs prevent the liver from creating an enzyme that helps the body produce cholesterol. Patients…
  • Apr 5

    Talcum Powder Has the Potential to Harm Mississippi Women

    Talcum Powder Has the Potential to Harm Mississippi Women
    Ovarian cancer is a serious, potentially fatal illness. Around 40% of women in America are estimated to use talcum powder for intimate personal hygiene. Several studies have shown a link between the risk of ovarian cancer and talcum powder. A…
  • Apr 4

    Risks of Testosterone Replacement Therapy

    Risks of Testosterone Replacement Therapy
    Over 5 million prescriptions for testosterone gel or cream were written for men in America in 2011. This prescription has been used for years in Mississippi and other states to treat the age-related decline of healthy older men. However, more…
Rank this Week: 2915

Texas Criminal Attorney Blog

Texas Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Texas criminal law. By The Law Office of Troy P. Burleson, P.C.

http://www.texascriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2918

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/
  • Apr 16

    Prosecutors Critical Of Decriminalization

    Prosecutors Critical Of Decriminalization
    The dramatic comeback for marijuana decriminalization in Maryland is now complete, as the Governor signed the General Assembly's bill into law earlier this week. Come October it will no longer be a crime for a person over the age of 18 to…
  • Apr 10

    Decriminalization To Become Law. Now What?

    Decriminalization To Become Law. Now What?
    This week the state senate for a second time voted to decriminalize simple possession of marijuana. The bill included a few modifications, which the house inserted over the weekend in order to satisfy enough delegates. Among the…
  • Apr 5

    Marijuana Decriminalization Not Stashed Away Yet

    Marijuana Decriminalization Not Stashed Away Yet
    Marijuana dominated the media attention in the first three months of this year's legislative session, but state lawmakers once again made little progress when it came time to vote. Today though, delegates will convene to conduct one last…
Rank this Week: 2920

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI topics such as breathalyzer and constitutional issues, field sobriety tests, and DUI procedures and rights. By Bruce M. Robinson.

http://www.marylandduilawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Baltimore County Cop Arrested for DUI

    Baltimore County Cop Arrested for DUI
    Woops, seems another of the "good guys" has proven that he is human. It is alleged in the Baltimore Sun that Baltimore County Cop Charles Bagley, a corporal, was arrested for DUI in Harford County where he resides. Evidently, when he was…
  • Feb 23

    The Eroding 4th Amendment

    The Eroding 4th Amendment
    One of the cornerstones of the U.S. Constitution, the one we hear the most about is the 4th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. That is the one that says the people shall be free from unreasonable searches by the Government, ie., the people…
  • Jan 2

    Marijuana in Maryland and Colorado

    Marijuana in Maryland and Colorado
    As know from all the news outlets, one of the exciting new laws in 2014 is that Colorado has decided to legalize marijuana as of the first of this year. It is now legal for authorized stores to sell up to an ounce of marijuana to anyone over…
Rank this Week: 2953

DUI/DWI Defense - Raleigh, Durham,…

DUI/DWI Defense - Raleigh, Durham, Cary

Covers DUI defense in North Carolina. By David A. Bauernfeind.

http://www.raleighdurhamlaw.com
  • Dec 17

    DUI Defense

    DUI Defense
    Many people are surprised by the number and variety of defenses that may be availing to them. While the following list is by no means exhaustive, it is a good starting point in beginning to consider successful defense strategies.
  • Oct 2

    Problems With Ignition Interlock Device

    Problems With Ignition Interlock Device
    Many states require a person convicted of DUI to install an ignition interlock device on their car. The ignition interlock device functions much like a breathalyzer machine as it detects whether or not the driver of a vehicle has consumed…
  • Oct 2

    DUI checkpoint

    DUI checkpoint
    In 1990, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Michigan v. Sitz that the infringement of Fourth Amendment rights caused by DUI checkpoints is overshadowed by the potential public benefit of getting dangerous, impaired drivers off the road.…
Rank this Week: 2972

Long Island Criminal Trial Law

Long Island Criminal Trial Law

Offers ideas and updates on law, procedure, and tactics to aid trial lawyers (and others) involved with allegations of wrongdoing. By Anthony Colleluori.

http://colleluorilaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2976

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://www.arizonacriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 21

    Federal v. State Prosecution of Drug and Gun Possession Charge

    Federal v. State Prosecution of Drug and Gun Possession Charge
    Determining who will prosecute; Differences between Arizona, Federal laws and penalties. A Phoenix AZ man was recently sentenced to 25 years in prison for charges of methamphetamine possession with intent to distribute; and prohibited…
  • Nov 13

    Bonnie and Clyde Style Robberies in Arizona

    Bonnie and Clyde Style Robberies in Arizona
    Robberies need not be as epic as Bonnie and Clyde's to be some of the most serious crimes under law. When I heard this story on the local news about "Bonnie and Clyde" style robbery suspects being arrested in Arizona, I reflected on my…
  • Nov 9

    Gone in Two Minutes: Burglary of Assault Weapons in Arizona

    Gone in Two Minutes: Burglary of Assault Weapons in Arizona
    Burglary of firearms of any value is a felony in Arizona; depending on the value and other aggravated circumstances, convictions can result in lifetime prison sentences.. Like something out of the Hollywood movies like "Ocean's 13" or…
Rank this Week: 2985

Arizona DUI Defense Blog

Arizona DUI Defense Blog

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

http://duiblog.arizonaduicenter.com/
  • Oct 10

    The eyes have it

    The eyes have it
    At the side of the road, law enforcement routinely makes DUI arrests based upon results of a Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) test. The underlying premise of the test is: you drink enough alcohol, and then you eyes will show HGN. Alcohol,…
  • Sep 30

    Read the "Warning Label" of your blood test

    Read the "Warning Label" of your blood test
    When should you trust a blood test result that claims to measures an alcohol concentration?  Start by reading the test's "Warning Label."  Here is an explanation on my legalcoffee blog.
  • Sep 17

    A reported result versus a complete result

    A reported result versus a complete result
      In DUI cases, a machine called a gas chromatograph is often used to measure an alcohol concentration in a blood sample.   The measurement, which the machine prints at the end of the process, is called a reported result. …
Rank this Week: 2987

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

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

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Apr 5

    Wheelchair Users: The Dangers of Falling/Tilting

    Wheelchair Users: The Dangers of Falling/Tilting
    This is a post I wrote today for Guns, Gams and Gumshoes, a website I and my better-half started in 2009 for private investigators, researchers and writers developing sleuth/P.I. characters and stories. Over the years, both of us have written…
  • Mar 14

    ATF Special Agents Sue the Government

    ATF Special Agents Sue the Government
    ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives — on their official website, they still go by the abbreviation ATF) special agent Jay Dobyns worked undercover in the Hell’s Angels gang.  After finishing this undercover job, he…
  • Feb 26

    In Honor of Pink Shirt Day: Tips for Legally Stopping Bullying

    In Honor of Pink Shirt Day: Tips for Legally Stopping Bullying
    Bullying is an intentional act–be it verbal, nonverbal or physical–meant to cause harm to others.  Today, February 26, is Pink Shirt Day in Canada, a protest against bullying that was started by a couple of high school boys…
Rank this Week: 2997

David M. Ginsberg's Legal Blog

David M. Ginsberg's Legal Blog

Covers China, law, social causes, and domestic and foreign policy.

http://davidmginsberg.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 3001

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers…

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers Blog

Covers New York criminal law regarding larceny, embezzlement, extortion and theft. By Crotty & Saland PC.

http://www.newyorktheftandlarcenylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3008