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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: 4191

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1580

Houston Criminal Law Blog

Houston Criminal Law Blog

By Rand Mintzer.

http://www.mintzerlaw.com/blog
  • Jul 30

    2 Crazy Robbery Stories You Need to Read to Believe

    2 Crazy Robbery Stories You Need to Read to Believe
    Robbery is a serious criminal offense in the United States. What sets robbery apart from other theft crimes in which money or property are taken from their owner, is the robber’s use or threatened use of force and violence. Texas is…
  • Jul 23

    What is Considered Consumer Fraud in Texas?

    What is Considered Consumer Fraud in Texas?
    Consumer fraud in the state of Texas is claiming victims on a daily basis. Average people are being taken advantage of by unscrupulous businesses that seek out profit schemes that prey upon the trust and good faith of consumers. The Deceptive…
  • Jul 18

    Busted for Embezzlement: Am I Going to Jail?

    Busted for Embezzlement: Am I Going to Jail?
    Unlike other theft crimes in which money or property is taken from the victim, embezzlement occurs when a person, who has been given legal access to the property or money, takes it for personal gain. Penalties judges impose on someone…
Rank this Week: 2571

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Law Office of James Alston.

http://houstoncrimedefense.com/blog
  • Jul 30

    Help! I’ve Been Accused of Tampering with Evidence!

    Help! I’ve Been Accused of Tampering with Evidence!
    The judicial system is very detailed, and it is structured so that the truth can be discovered. If you change or tamper with evidence in order to alter the outcome of a court case, you can be charged with a crime. The degree of punishment…
  • Jul 23

    Busted for Illegal Gambling Rings: Your Employer Won’t Be Happy

    Busted for Illegal Gambling Rings: Your Employer Won’t Be Happy
    If you are being charged with operating an illegal gambling ring, then you may be facing some life-altering changes that will affect your family and your future. In addition to possibly serving jail time, you may be concerned about whether…
  • Jul 18

    Is Pension Fraud Considered a White Collar Crime?

    Is Pension Fraud Considered a White Collar Crime?
    The weak economy has put a strain on everyone, and some people have tried to turn this to their advantage by participating in pension fraud. Pension fraud is when brokers or financial advisors do not allocate invested money as they have…
Rank this Week: 2576

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Justin T. Surginer.

http://jtslegal.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    Drug Possession: Reduce Your Sentence & Get on with Your Life

    Drug Possession: Reduce Your Sentence & Get on with Your Life
    Getting convicted of a drug possession charge could have consequences that dramatically alter a defendant’s life. Rather than accepting the full impact of these penalties, it may be possible to bargain for a less severe sentence.…
  • Jul 28

    Child Injury: What Punishments Am I Facing?

    Child Injury: What Punishments Am I Facing?
    Under the law, certain classes of citizens are protected because of a legally demonstrable vulnerability. Children are one of these protected groups. Any type of child abuse is considered especially heinous and may be subject to the…
  • Jul 23

    If Arrested for DWI, How Much Will My Bail Cost?

    If Arrested for DWI, How Much Will My Bail Cost?
    When someone is arrested and booked into jail on charges of Driving While Intoxicated, they usually only have one thing on their mind: getting out of jail as soon as possible. Fortunately, it’s possible to get out of jail in a…
Rank this Week: 2572

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Jul 30

    Pretrial 101: Understanding Pretrial Procedure

    Pretrial 101: Understanding Pretrial Procedure
    The criminal justice system can be more than a little confusing. Judges and lawyers speak a strange language, and the legal process is driven by bureaucratic procedures. That’s why you should place great importance on your legal defense…
  • Jul 23

    False Pimping Accusations: Take Action Now!

    False Pimping Accusations: Take Action Now!
    Getting involved in the sex trade to make a living just isn’t worth the legal problems that are likely to ensue. It’s illegal to buy, sell or profit from the sale of sex in the state of Texas. Even if you’re the innocent…
  • Jul 18

    Jumping Bail for Check Fraud: Get a Lawyer Now Or…

    Jumping Bail for Check Fraud: Get a Lawyer Now Or…
    If you thought bounty hunting was a relic of the old west, think again. When a check fraud defendant decides to jump bail after being arrested and released, it’s bad news for both the defendant and the bail bondsman. The defendant could…
Rank this Week: 2577

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Jul 29

    Lehrerin führt Schüler an Leine: Keine Freiheitsberaubung

    Lehrerin führt Schüler an Leine: Keine Freiheitsberaubung
    Eine wegen Freiheitsberaubung angeklagte Lehrerin aus der Region Hannover, die einen Schüler während einer Klassenfahrt an einer Leine geführt haben soll, wird sich nicht vor Gericht verantworten müssen. Das Amtsgericht…
  • Jul 27

    Anklageschrift bleibt in Bremen 14 Jahre unbearbeitet

    Anklageschrift bleibt in Bremen 14 Jahre unbearbeitet
    Seit über 14 Jahren liegt beim Landgericht Bremen eine Anklageschrift wegen Beihilfe zum Mord in den Aktenschränken – unbearbeitet. Das Landgericht musste dieses schwere Versäumnis nun einräumen: Die Anklage wurde…
  • Jul 27

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 67

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 67
    In eigener Sache: Einige regelmäßige Leser werden es sicherlich schon bemerkt haben – die „Strafakte“ läuft derzeit im Urlaubsmodus. Ab Ende August ist hier wieder mit regelmäßigeren Beiträgen…
Rank this Week: 3051

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: 1996

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Mark Sherman Law Firm Wins Dismissal of Stamford Murder and Robbery Charge

    Mark Sherman Law Firm Wins Dismissal of Stamford Murder and Robbery Charge
    On July 15, 2014, felony murder charges against a Mark Sherman Law stemming from a 2009 Stamford homicide were dismissed.  After nearly 4 years of pre-trial motions and intense investigation by the Mark Sherman Law criminal lawyers,…
  • Jul 21

    How to Fight Your Darien, Greenwich & Stamford Domestic Violence Disorderly Conduct Charge

    How to Fight Your Darien, Greenwich & Stamford Domestic Violence Disorderly Conduct Charge
    We are getting a lot of calls lately from disgruntled defendants who are walking out of Danbury, Norwalk and Stamford domestic violence courts frustrated with the court system.  They have been arrested in Darien, New Canaan, Greenwich or…
  • Jul 14

    Stamford Columbus Park Shooting Arrest…Self-Defense or First Degree Assault???

    Stamford Columbus Park Shooting Arrest…Self-Defense or First Degree Assault???
    This weekend’s arrest of Dayron Wills for First Degree Assault with a Firearm and related gun charges for his alleged shooting of 5 people has sparked a contentious debate around town…was this self-defense or reckless and…
Rank this Week: 2347

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Richard Landes.

http://www.jaxfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2591

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Charlotte’s Growing Heroin Problem

    Charlotte’s Growing Heroin Problem
    Charlotte has a major heroin problem. The city is ranked fifth in the country when it comes to the sale and distribution of black tar heroin, much of which occurs in Charlotte’s more affluent communities. This problem has been described…
  • Jul 24

    Arizona man’s “botched” execution fans flames of anti-death penalty sentiment

    Arizona man’s “botched” execution fans flames of anti-death penalty sentiment
    Charlotte DWI and Criminal Defense Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question “Should I ever plead guilty to a charge?”   An Arizona man executed Wednesday was denied access to information about drugs used during his execution.…
  • Jul 22

    Victim’s statement of forgiveness causes court to reconsider sentence in hit-and-run case

    Victim’s statement of forgiveness causes court to reconsider sentence in hit-and-run case
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Should I ever plead guilty to a charge?”   When Bill Walker took the stand to address the young woman who killed his son, Chris, in a hit-and-run accident,…
Rank this Week: 4568

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of John M. Lynch, LLC.

http://www.missouricriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    The Federal Lawyer- The Expansion of White Collar Crime

    The Federal Lawyer- The Expansion of White Collar Crime
    White collar crimes are becoming more and more prevalent. White collar crimes are not just the typical “ponzi” or “pyramid” schemes that you tend hear about. With the SEC becoming more involved with these types of…
  • Jul 3

    The Federal Lawyer- Understanding the Analogues: The Bath Salt Crisis and Federal Prosecution

    The Federal Lawyer- Understanding the Analogues: The Bath Salt Crisis and Federal Prosecution
    Federal charges for synthetic drugs, cannibinoids and cathinones as they are sometimes referred to are now at the forefront of federal prosecutions.  In fact, the Government recent announced a nationwide smack down in the form of…
  • Apr 28

    The Federal Lawyer- Understanding the Complexity of Federal Crimes and When to Bow Out

    The Federal Lawyer- Understanding the Complexity of Federal Crimes and When to Bow Out
    Recently, another law firm referred a complicated federal drug case to my office for review.  This firm did not handle the case initially, but rather elected to do the appropriate thing and forward a referral as this case did not fall…
Rank this Week: 2580

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Jul 29

    Constitution’s 22nd Amendment: Term Limits for the President

    Constitution’s 22nd Amendment: Term Limits for the President
    In 1797 President George Washington set a precedent that would not be broken for 143 years. He retired from office after two terms.  In 1940 Franklin Roosevelt ran for and was elected to a third term.  Roosevelt was the first to…
  • Jul 27

    Constitution’s Twenty-Fourth Amendment: Ending Poll Taxe

    Constitution’s Twenty-Fourth Amendment: Ending Poll Taxe
    After the Civil War, the vote was extended to members of all races by virtue of the 15th Amendment. In the former Confederate states, various laws were passed to inhibit the voting of former slaves.  Among those laws were…
  • Jul 23

    Halbig & King, Not Just About Obamacare, But Who Makes Our Law

    Halbig & King, Not Just About Obamacare, But Who Makes Our Law
    Obamacare is clearly not out of the legal woods, as demonstrated by the Federal Appeals Court decisions of Halbig v. Burwell[1] and King v. Burwell[2] both decided on the same day and reaching different results.   In Halbig the…
Rank this Week: 3074

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

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

    WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE NOT HIRED AN ATTORNEY FOR YOUR FIRST CRIMINAL OR DUI COURT DATE IN ILLINOIS

    WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE NOT HIRED AN ATTORNEY FOR YOUR FIRST CRIMINAL OR DUI COURT DATE IN ILLINOIS
    You were recently charged with a crime, and your first court date is coming up fast. You intended to hire an attorney, but haven’t been able to do so yet—either because of time or money or you just haven’t picked which one.…
  • Jul 14

    DO THE POLICE NEED A WARRANT TO SEARCH A CELL PHONE? THE U.S. SUPREME COURT SAYS 'YES!'

    DO THE POLICE NEED A WARRANT TO SEARCH A CELL PHONE? THE U.S. SUPREME COURT SAYS 'YES!'
    Police generally do not need a warrant to search a suspect as part of a lawful arrest. Such a search may be limited to the person of the arrestee and the area immediately within their control. However, most of us carry cellphones on our…
  • Jun 24

    "BUT I JUST TEXTED!": THE LAW ON CYBERSTALKING IN ILLINOIS

    "BUT I JUST TEXTED!": THE LAW ON CYBERSTALKING IN ILLINOIS
    You broke up with your girlfriend. You still had something you wanted to say. But she wouldn’t talk to you so you kept instant messaging her. Finally, you IMed that she better talk to you “or else.” Now you are charged…
Rank this Week: 2605

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Focuses on federal and state landmark cases and current criminal defense litigation, cases and notable crimes in Dallas, Texas.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Texas Man is First to be Cleared of Rape Through a DNA Test He Did Not Request

    Texas Man is First to be Cleared of Rape Through a DNA Test He Did Not Request
    The Texas criminal justice system makes many firsts and few of them are for enviable reasons. Last week a 57-year-old Texas man who spent 12 years in prison for rape, was exonerated in a case that legal experts said marked the first time in…
  • Jul 28

    “Our Man Downtown” and his Associates Accused of Multiple Crime

    “Our Man Downtown” and his Associates Accused of Multiple Crime
    On July 25, 2014 court documents were unsealed accusing longtime Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price and three co-defendants; his longtime assistant Dapheny Fain, two political consultants Kathy Nealy and Christian Campbell of a…
  • Jul 22

    Murder for Hire Charge is Dismissed Against Texas Man

    Murder for Hire Charge is Dismissed Against Texas Man
    Photo Credit to Arthur Forzus Murder for hire cases can be difficult to prosecute as demonstrated by a recent case in Texas in which the Collin County District Attorney’s Office dismissed a felony charge against man from Garland who…
Rank this Week: 2744

DUI Law Firm Blog

DUI Law Firm Blog

Covers DUI law. By M. Varn Chandola.

http://www.duilawfirmwa.com/blog
  • Jul 29

    Irrational American Obsession With Marijuana

    Irrational American Obsession With Marijuana
       In my previous blog article, I wrote about marijuana DUI.  Because in Washington State smoking pot, like alcohol, is no longer subject to prohibition and one can now legally purchase marijuana, the profits are supposed to go…
  • Jul 10

    Marijuana DUI For Driving High

    Marijuana DUI For Driving High
    You can without breaking the law experience a “Rocky Mountain High” in Colorado and a “Cascade Mountain High” in Washington State.  Now that “recreational marijuana” just started being legally sold in…
  • Jul 3

    DUI Funds For Interlock Ignition Devices Mysteriously Disappear

    DUI Funds For Interlock Ignition Devices Mysteriously Disappear
    Before addressing the mystery around disappearing funds that the Washington State legislature provided for a DUI program, a brief description of interlock ignition devices is necessary for DUI novices.  An interlock ignition device is an…
Rank this Week: 2638

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 29

    Washington Court of Appeals Rules to Require Warrants for Testing DUI Blood Sample

    Washington Court of Appeals Rules to Require Warrants for Testing DUI Blood Sample
    Last week, the Washington state Court of Appeals ruled that law enforcement officers throughout Washington must obtain warrants before sending blood samples of suspected drunk drivers to a lab for analysis. The decision, which protects the…
  • Jul 28

    Federal Researchers Test How High is Too High to Drive

    Federal Researchers Test How High is Too High to Drive
    In our blog, we've been closely following the efforts of Washington officials to enforce laws against driving under the influence of marijuana. Aside from the logistics of enforcing marijuana DUI laws in the field, regulators and lawmakers…
  • Jul 25

    Lynnwood DUI Attorney Jonathan Dichter Secures Dismissal in Second Offense DUI Case

    Lynnwood DUI Attorney Jonathan Dichter Secures Dismissal in Second Offense DUI Case
    Dichter Law Office, PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Jonathan Dichter recently secured a dismissal on behalf of a client facing charges for a second DUI offense in Everett, Washington. The case was a difficult one given the…
Rank this Week: 3880

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Covers traffic ticket laws and news. By Matthew J. Weiss.

http://nytrafficticket.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Nassau County Launches Speed Camera Program

    Nassau County Launches Speed Camera Program
    Last week, Nassau County started installing speed cameras within local school zones.  The first three schools to receive these devices are Plainedge Middle School in Bethpage, Dutch Lane Elementary in Hicksville and Abbey Lane School in…
  • May 28

    (Traffic) Trial By Combat

    (Traffic) Trial By Combat
    I’m a big Games of Thrones fan and am excited to see how Tyrion’s “trial by combat” works out this week.   I therefore could not resist sharing one motorist’s attempt to resolve his case using this ancient…
  • May 16

    NYC Traffic Judge Caught Speeding 70/40 In A Construction Zone

    NYC Traffic Judge Caught Speeding 70/40 In A Construction Zone
    Silive.com reports today that notorious Staten Island traffic judge Brian Levine was clocked on radar going 70/40 in a construction zone.  Levine is the most pro-Police judge in the Traffic Violations Bureau system regularly holding the…
Rank this Week: 3290

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
Rank this Week: 1969

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal…

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal News

By Young Klein & Associates.

http://www.ykacrim.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Bucks County DUI with High BAC Leads to Vehicular Homicide Charges for Doylestown Man

    Bucks County DUI with High BAC Leads to Vehicular Homicide Charges for Doylestown Man
    DUI is a serious issue in Bucks County, where intoxicated driving incidents number in the thousands every year.   Hundreds of these accidents prove to be fatal, including an accident earlier this month which killed 47-year-old…
  • Jul 24

    Pennsylvania County Jail to Launch Paid Video Chats with Inmates on September 1st

    Pennsylvania County Jail to Launch Paid Video Chats with Inmates on September 1st
    The first stage of internet chatting was text-based in the form of “instant messaging.”  But since the internet’s fledgling days, web technology has evolved and expanded.  Today’s webcams and video chat…
  • Jul 11

    Will New Bills Bring Radar Guns to Pennsylvania’s Local Officers?

    Will New Bills Bring Radar Guns to Pennsylvania’s Local Officers?
    Law enforcement officers are equipped with an extensive tool kit, including guns, handcuffs, and tasers.  But there’s one conspicuous item missing from the list: radar guns. Or at least, that’s true in Pennsylvania, the only…
Rank this Week: 3002

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Provides legal commentary, opinions, and articles on criminal law.

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
  • Jul 28

    How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the right legal counsel

    How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the right legal counsel
    How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the right legal counsel. Choosing a good lawyer is a challenge.  In Ontario alone, there are over 20,000 […]by Sean Robichaud The post How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the…
  • Jul 25

    Stunt driving in Ontario. A lawyer’s explanation of charges and defence

    Stunt driving in Ontario. A lawyer’s explanation of charges and defence
    Stunt Driving and Racing in Ontario: charges, defences, and penalties explained by a defence lawyer. Over the years, our law firm has successfully defended many individuals charged with “stunt […]by Sean Robichaud The post…
  • Jul 21

    10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice.

    10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice.
    Taking over the world in crisp robes: 10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice. Being a new lawyer is challenging.  Whether you are working as an associate or starting […]by Sean Robichaud The post 10 tips for new…
Rank this Week: 2557

New York Criminal Blog

New York Criminal Blog

Covers criminal law. Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.newyorkcriminal-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2422

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/
  • Jul 28

    Police Screen and Make Arrests at Mission Bay Drive Checkpoint in San Diego

    Police Screen and Make Arrests at Mission Bay Drive Checkpoint in San Diego
    Authorities set up a checkpoint somewhere in the 4200 block of Mission Bay Drive in the hopes of removing some drunk drivers from the streets - which they have successfully done on numerous occasions in the past - and continue to do…
  • Jul 24

    Officers Test New Drug Designed to Reverse Overdose - San Diego

    Officers Test New Drug Designed to Reverse Overdose - San Diego
    Supposedly a new medication exists to help overdose victims on the verge of death caused by opiate overuse. Officers at the Santee Sheriff's station have started carrying the new drug as part of a pilot program; they have been using them in…
  • Jul 22

    Woman Accused of DUI Manslaughter in Custody Awaiting Trial in San Diego

    Woman Accused of DUI Manslaughter in Custody Awaiting Trial in San Diego
    New developments have occurred regarding a DUI incident covered a few weeks back. The driver at fault is now awaiting a trial date and is in custody with a bond price of $500,000. A cab driver, 42-year-old Antenah Minassie, was driving his…
Rank this Week: 4577

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Jul 28

    Is OAS a traffic violation?

    Is OAS a traffic violation?
    The question (Is OAS a traffic violation?) is a good one to ask, because in Maine, Operating After Suspension (OAS) is usually a criminal charge but sometimes it can be a traffic violation.  In my legal practice I most often see the…
  • Jul 27

    Maine OUI Third Offense

    Maine OUI Third Offense
    If you have been accused of a Maine OUI Third Offense, there is a lot a stake.  There are impacts to your wallet, your license, and maybe even jail time.   A Maine OUI Third Offense within 10 years is a felony offense that…
  • Jul 22

    Portland Maine DV Defense Attorney: DV Defense Strategie

    Portland Maine DV Defense Attorney: DV Defense Strategie
    I am an experienced domestic violence defense attorney in Maine.  Over the past decade, I have defended many domestic violence cases all across Maine with a heavy concentration in Portland Maine.  Below I am sharing a Maine DV…
Rank this Week: 2353

Atlanta DUI Blog

Atlanta DUI Blog

Covers DUI news. By Clark & Towne.

http://www.clarktowne.com/dui-blog
  • Jul 28

    DUI? Blame your liver!

    DUI? Blame your liver!
    By Jessica Towne Must be 50 ways to love your liver.... As you enter your 40s, most people find they can’t drink as much as they used to. As busy working folks who rarely have time for a drink, most don’t even notice this until…
  • Jul 24

    Top 7 reasons probationers are sent back to jail (without committing a crime)

    Top 7 reasons probationers are sent back to jail (without committing a crime)
    By Jessica Towne Most people who are facing probation revocation fail to abide by the technical terms of their probation. The most common violations – which are all avoidable – are:
  • Jul 22

    How to get a Georgia license when your home state license is suspended

    How to get a Georgia license when your home state license is suspended
    By Jessica Towne Jessica Towne, a DUI lawyer based in Gwinnett County, GA, answers readers questions in a monthly series called Ask Jessica. Here's the latest. Question: I just moved to Georgia from out of state. My current license is…
Rank this Week: 4882

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
Rank this Week: 2546

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Jul 28

    Attorney William T. Bly selected by Super Lawyers as a New England Rising Star

    Attorney William T. Bly selected by Super Lawyers as a New England Rising Star
    For the fourth year in a row, Attorney William T. Bly has been selected by Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star in New England for DUI/DWI/OUI defense.  Attorney Bly specializes in drunk driving defense and this award is another…
  • Jul 3

    Divorce with Children

    Divorce with Children
    Most divorces in Maine involve children.  These cases are stressful for the attorneys as well as the divorcing parents.  Everyone wants full residency (custody) of their kids and the thought of giving up parenting to their now ex's…
  • May 21

    Domestic Violence and Bail Issues in Maine

    Domestic Violence and Bail Issues in Maine
    So, you were charged with domestic violence assault last night in Portland after a great night of carousing with your wife in the Old Port.  You live at home with your 2 children, a dog, a cat and a BIG mortgage.  Now that you've…
Rank this Week: 3937

White Collar Wire

White Collar Wire

Covers news, cases, judicial opinions, practical tips and scholarly work regarding white-collar criminal and civil enforcement, grand jury investigations and regulatory compliance. By Jackson R. Sharman, III.

http://jacksharman.com/
  • Jul 28

    Internal Investigations, the KBR Decision and International Investigation

    Internal Investigations, the KBR Decision and International Investigation
    In a recent post, we touched on the importance of the D.C. Circuit’s decision in KBR concerning privilege and internal investigations: Post-recession, we are living through an era of regulators’ grimaces and…
  • Jul 28

    “Compensation” | Paul Laurence Dunbar

    “Compensation” | Paul Laurence Dunbar
    Compensation is a matter dear to lawyers’ hearts, white-collar and otherwise.  Here’s a poem (via www.poets.org) by Paul Laurence Dunbar: Compensation Because I had loved so deeply, Because I had loved so long, God in His…
  • Jul 25

    “Appellate Jurisdiction” | Marianne Moore (1887-1972)

    “Appellate Jurisdiction” | Marianne Moore (1887-1972)
    For pondering our appeals of all sorts.   Appellate Jurisdiction by Marianne Moore Fragments of sin are a part of me. New brooms shall sweep clean the heart of me.       Shall they? Shall they? When this light life shall…
Rank this Week: 2575

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Why Waiting Until the Last Minute to Hire a Criminal Lawyer is Not a Good Idea

    Why Waiting Until the Last Minute to Hire a Criminal Lawyer is Not a Good Idea
    Not unlike most Sundays I woke up yesterday to several find messages on my cell phone from perspective clients who are in need of criminal legal representation in court today. Someone needed a lawyer for a domestic assault and battery case…
  • Jul 24

    How Good Lawyers Manage Client Expectations in Criminal Case

    How Good Lawyers Manage Client Expectations in Criminal Case
    At least once a week a potential client will come into my office to discuss a pending case and conclude the conversation by asking me what guarantees I can give him. My answer is the same each time. There are no guarantees in this business.…
  • Jul 22

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?
    Motions in limine are requests brought by the parties and decided by a judge that determine what evidence might be admitted or excluded at trial. These motions are usually filed prior to trial or on the day of trial however they can be…
Rank this Week: 4143

OUI Hotline

OUI Hotline

Focuses on drunk driving and drug-related issues in Maine and the northeastern United States. By John Webb.

http://www.ouihotline.com
  • Jul 28

    My Opportunity To Learn From The Best Defense Attorney

    My Opportunity To Learn From The Best Defense Attorney
    I am pleased to announce that I just completed the 2014 Summer Session hosted by the National College for DUI Defense on the grounds of Harvard Law School on July 24-26, 2014. It featured some of the premier Operating Under the Influence…
  • Jul 3

    Community Service and Baseball

    Community Service and Baseball
    Nichols & Webb has always had a strong sense of community service. Whether it’s volunteering, contributing to community causes or defending the constitutional rights of our friends and neighbors, we have remained dedicated to Maine…
  • Sep 24

    Molly

    Molly
    Miley Cyrus is dancing with her, Kanye West sings about her. So who is Molly? Molly is a fairly common street drug that causes hallucinations and euphoria but also promises a terrifying and horrific crash. In addition to the drug’s…
Rank this Week: 2710

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4707

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/
  • Jul 28

    SJC Affirms Suppression of Statements Made More Than Six Hours After Arrest

    SJC Affirms Suppression of Statements Made More Than Six Hours After Arrest
    Last month, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) reaffirmed a concept it established in 1996 in Commonwealth v. Rosario - known as the "Rosario rule" - which makes any statements made by a defendant more than six hours after his…
  • Jun 30

    Breathalyzer Test Results Should Have Been Suppressed Based On Excessive Differential

    Breathalyzer Test Results Should Have Been Suppressed Based On Excessive Differential
    Last month, the Massachusetts Appeals Court reversed the Boston Municipal Court's denial of a defendant's motion to suppress evidence of his post-arrest breathalyzer test as evidence of his alleged operation of a motor vehicle while under the…
  • Jun 9

    Defense Counsel's Failure to Move to Strike Portion of Expert's Testimony Leads to New Trial

    Defense Counsel's Failure to Move to Strike Portion of Expert's Testimony Leads to New Trial
    On May 19, 2014, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC), in Commonwealth v. Sepheus, reversed the conviction of a defendant convicted of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, and determined the defendant is entitled to a…
Rank this Week: 3677

New Jersey Criminal Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Douglas Herring.

http://www.newjerseycriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Historical Basis of the Fourth Amendment

    Historical Basis of the Fourth Amendment
    Our Fourth Amendment to the Constitution protects the rights of peoples, as follows: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no…
  • Jul 2

    What is Failure to Register?

    What is Failure to Register?
    Failing to Register as a Sex Offender is a serious crime in New Jersey and a violation of the “Megan’s Law.”  In 1994, a seven year-old girl named Megan Kanka was raped and murdered by her neighbor in Hamilton Township,…
  • Jun 29

    How do you get off Megan’s Law as a registered sex offender?

    How do you get off Megan’s Law as a registered sex offender?
    In 1994, a seven year-old girl named Megan Kanka was raped and murdered by her neighbor in Hamilton Township, Mercer County.  The murder attracted national attention and caused the New Jersey legislature to create the…
Rank this Week: 2618

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Alabama criminal law and procedure, including DUI,, theft crimes, and violent crimes. By Steven D. Ebersole.

http://www.birminghamcriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Alabama Offenders Forced to Commit Crimes to Pay Court Fee

    Alabama Offenders Forced to Commit Crimes to Pay Court Fee
    A recent study shows that Alabama residents have committed crimes just to pay their court fees. In the state of Alabama, fee structures mean that offenders pay for the system. This can mean unmanageable fees and fines for those who are…
  • Jul 26

    Lack of Role Models Leads to Juvenile Crime

    Lack of Role Models Leads to Juvenile Crime
    Juvenile crimes are often relatively minor, including petty theft or property damage. But others can be far more serious, including violent crimes or sex crimes. For juveniles arrested and charged, the damage of a criminal record can be…
  • Jul 23

    Alabama Legislature Shuts Down Sex Offender Reform Camp

    Alabama Legislature Shuts Down Sex Offender Reform Camp
    Sex offenders face some of the most significant penalties in Alabama and nationwide. Anyone convicted of a sex crime will not only face immediate penalties such as fines or jail time, but will also be forced to register as a sex offender…
Rank this Week: 1876

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

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

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Summer Travel Safety Tips in New Hampshire

    Summer Travel Safety Tips in New Hampshire
    Keeping safe during any summer travel requires proper preparation. Taking the time to think ahead can prevent a vacation from being ruined.
  • Jul 28

    Summer Travel Safety Tips in New Hampshire

    Summer Travel Safety Tips in New Hampshire
    Keeping safe during any summer travel requires proper preparation. Taking the time to think ahead can prevent a vacation from being ruined.
  • Jul 18

    Nashua Woman Killed in Dump Truck Accident in Merrimack NH

    Nashua Woman Killed in Dump Truck Accident in Merrimack NH
    On Wednesday morning July 16, 2014 a collision occurred at the intersection of Route 101A and Continental Boulevard in Merrimack NH. A Nashua woman who was struck by a dump truck in the driver’s side of her SUV was killed.
Rank this Week: 2578

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Jul 27

    Urteil EuGH C-131/12: "Recht auf Vergessen" im Internet soll ausgeweitet werden

    Urteil EuGH C-131/12: "Recht auf Vergessen" im Internet soll ausgeweitet werden
    Mit Urteil C-131/12 vom 13. Mai 2014 bejahte der EuGH u.a. das "Recht auf Vergessen werden" im Internet auf der Grundlage der europäischen Datenschutzrichtlinie. Zur Umsetzung dieses Urteils stellte Google als weltweit grösster…
  • Jul 17

    BGer 2C_1077/2012 und 2C_1078/2012: Etablissement muss Mehrwertsteuern für Sexdienstleistungen nachzahlen

    BGer 2C_1077/2012 und 2C_1078/2012: Etablissement muss Mehrwertsteuern für Sexdienstleistungen nachzahlen
    Die ESTV hat anhand verkaufter Cüpli bzw. eingekaufter Kondome geschätzt, wie viele sexuelle Dienstleistungen in einem Thurgauer Etablissement erbracht worden sind. Das BGer hat diese Berechnungsmethode nun abgesegnet. Die…
  • Jul 16

    BGer 5A_152/2014: Einsichtnahme in das Grundbuch

    BGer 5A_152/2014: Einsichtnahme in das Grundbuch
    In der Zeitschrift "Der bernische Notar" (Nr. 2; Juni 2014; Seite 420 ff.) wird das Urteil 5A_152/2014 des Bundesgerichts vom 18. März 2014 kurz wiedergegeben, in welchem die Einsichtnahme in das Grundbuch (Art. 970 ZGB) thematisiert…
Rank this Week: 2472

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Karren Kenney.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefense.guru/
  • Jul 26

    The Importance of Invoking Your Right to Remain Silent

    The Importance of Invoking Your Right to Remain Silent
    As an Orange County criminal defense attorney, I am often faced with a situation where my client has voluntarily given a statement to the police, and later claims that he was never given his Miranda rights.  Although it depends on the…
  • Jul 26

    The Importance of Invoking Your Right to Remain Silent

    The Importance of Invoking Your Right to Remain Silent
    As an Orange County criminal defense attorney, I am often faced with a situation where my client has voluntarily given a statement to the police, and later claims that he was never given his Miranda rights.  Although it depends on the…
  • Jul 17

    Sealing An Arrest Record in California

    Sealing An Arrest Record in California
    It’s no surprise that police officers have an enormous amount of power when they are dispatched to a call involving a potential crime, and have to make a decision on whether to arrest someone.  The implications of that decision to…
Rank this Week: 2639

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 26

    Massachusetts Gun Reform Bill: Expand Police Chiefs' Powers or Not?

    Massachusetts Gun Reform Bill: Expand Police Chiefs' Powers or Not?
    A lot of back-and-forth has been going on up on Beacon Hill lately over gun reform legislation here in Massachusetts. As usual, the warring parties are gun owners and the gun lobby, vs. gun control advocates. Generally speaking, those two…
  • Jul 11

    The Smell of Marijuana: Sorry, Massachusetts Police: No Ground For Search

    The Smell of Marijuana: Sorry, Massachusetts Police: No Ground For Search
    I don’t know how many times that I’ve blogged about the complete waste of time that police resources and taxpayer money are involved in, when police officers harass people because of marijuana. As a Boston, Massachusetts drug…
  • Jul 5

    Massachusetts Criminals: Try The Groundhog Meatloaf - Here's Why Prison Is Horrible

    Massachusetts Criminals: Try The Groundhog Meatloaf - Here's Why Prison Is Horrible
    Humorous Guest Post by Debbi K. Kickham, www.MarketingAuthor.com I often tease my husband, Boston criminal defense attorney William D. Kickham, about how too many convicts have it "too good" in jail and prison. Ask me my opinion, and I'll…
Rank this Week: 2873

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    What is the Creditor Meeting in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

    What is the Creditor Meeting in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
    Given the recent harsh economic times, many Georgia residents are finding it harder and harder to pay their bills and manage their debts.  When financial responsibilities become too great of a burden, many Georgians turn to our office…
  • Jul 25

    USCIS Issues Policy Memorandum about CSPA

    USCIS Issues Policy Memorandum about CSPA
    The Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) is an act that was passed by Congress which holds critical importance for the beneficiaries of many family-based immigration cases.  The CSPA protects foreign national children from…
  • Jul 21

    5 Things You Don’t Know About Filing Bankruptcy – But You Should!

    5 Things You Don’t Know About Filing Bankruptcy – But You Should!
    Due to the recent economic hardships facing many Georgians, our office has received several calls from individuals who are struggling to pay their bills, provide for their families, and control their mounting debt.  For many people,…
Rank this Week: 2543

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.sandiegoduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 25

    San Diego ComicCon- Cosplay DUI Evaluation

    San Diego ComicCon- Cosplay DUI Evaluation
    This weekend in America's Finest City over 150,000 people will converge on San Diego to celebrate sci-fi related popular culture. ComicCon has been sold out for months, and geeks (a term of respect) of all types and varieties will cram into…
  • Apr 23

    DUI Criminal Defense and Jury Trials- Clients and Defense

    DUI Criminal Defense and Jury Trials- Clients and Defense
    In the last post I discussed the difficulty in DUI jury trials and why I enjoy DUI and criminal defense. In this blog entry, I will discuss clients and defenses. The two go hand in hand for a number of different reasons that will be…
  • Apr 16

    DUI Criminal Defense and Jury Trials- Why I Enjoy it

    DUI Criminal Defense and Jury Trials- Why I Enjoy it
    I recently posted on the initial steps after getting a DUI and the decision to hire a DUI attorney. The decision to go to jury trial and which attorney to hire should go hand in hand. Some attorneys never go to trial. Things happen in…
Rank this Week: 4828

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Jul 25

    When Can a Prosecutor Not Subpoena Your Medical Records in a DUI Manslaughter Case?

    When Can a Prosecutor Not Subpoena Your Medical Records in a DUI Manslaughter Case?
    In the case of Juan Guardado versus the State of Florida, Mr. Guardado was involved in a three-vehicle crash.  Two of the passengers in Guardado’s car were killed.  When a Trooper from the Florida Highway Patrol arrived at…
  • Jul 21

    Retroactive Federal Drug Sentence Reduction

    Retroactive Federal Drug Sentence Reduction
    Last week, the United States Sentencing Commission voted to retroactively cut federal prison sentences for drug crimes.  The Commission voted to retroactively decrease the drug table by two offense levels for all drug types.…
  • Jul 11

    The Police Need a Search Warrant to Obtain Information About the Location of Your Cell Phone

    The Police Need a Search Warrant to Obtain Information About the Location of Your Cell Phone
    In the case of the United States versus Quartavious Davis, Mr. Davis was convicted of several armed robberies that occurred at different times and in several different locations.  In order to prove that Davis was in the general…
Rank this Week: 3136

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    Convicted Okeechobee County Drug Dealer Arrested on New Drug Charge

    Convicted Okeechobee County Drug Dealer Arrested on New Drug Charge
    A 33-year-old Okeechobee man who had served nearly four years in prison for trafficking in cocaine was arrested last week in his R-Bar Estates home on felony drug charges. More than 180 grams of suspected marijuana and more than 24 grams of…
  • Jul 24

    Manhunt Results in Arrest of 3 Teens in Hendry County

    Manhunt Results in Arrest of 3 Teens in Hendry County
    Law enforcement agencies from Hendry and Lee counties were sent on a manhunt Thursday after it was reported three teenage boys had allegedly stolen a car from Lee County. Officials claim the trio took the vehicle on a joyride that eventually…
  • Jul 21

    10 Arrested in Undercover Sting Targeting Unlicensed Contractors in Hernando County

    10 Arrested in Undercover Sting Targeting Unlicensed Contractors in Hernando County
    A total of 10 people were arrested in an undercover operation cracking down on unlicensed contractors resulting in civil citations totaling $9,675. The sheriff’s office, working with the Hernando County Building Department, conducted a…
Rank this Week: 4514

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

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

    Romanyuk v. State - Florida Prescription Drug Conviction Overturned

    Romanyuk v. State - Florida Prescription Drug Conviction Overturned
    Florida's Second District Court of Appeal recently found in Romanyuk v. Florida that a trial court wrongly denied jury instructions requested by the defense in a prescription drug criminal case. The case resulted in a conviction, which per…
  • Jul 16

    State v. Teamer - Vehicle Color Discrepancy Not Grounds for Traffic Stop

    State v. Teamer - Vehicle Color Discrepancy Not Grounds for Traffic Stop
    Acquiring a new paint job on your car isn't grounds for police officers in Florida to pull you over. This might seem a common-sense conclusion, but it was one recently decided by the Florida Supreme Court in State v. Teamer, where officers…
  • Jul 8

    Tolbert v. State - Wrongful Admission of Firearm Evidence Sends Case Back to Court

    Tolbert v. State - Wrongful Admission of Firearm Evidence Sends Case Back to Court
    It's been estimated by the Pew Research Center that some 37 percent of Americans - or more than one-third - own a firearm or have a firearm in their home owned by someone else. While the laws governing their use, sale and storage have become…
Rank this Week: 4295

CLABLOG.ca

CLABLOG.ca

By the Criminal Lawyers' Association.

http://clablog.ca/
  • Jul 25

    CLA Submissions on The Use of Lethal Force by Toronto Police Service

    CLA Submissions on The Use of Lethal Force by Toronto Police Service
    On July 27th, 2013, Sammy Yatim was shot and killed by James Forcillo, a Toronto police officer following an altercation on a TTC street car. In the wake of this tragedy, Chief Bill Blair engaged former Supreme Court Justice, Frank Iacobucci…
  • Apr 16

    Penney’s Two Cents: A Second Opinion on Second Opinion

    Penney’s Two Cents: A Second Opinion on Second Opinion
    For criminal lawyers, the words “second opinion” continue to be tainted with the ignoble practice of scooping. They deserve more respect, as there can be significant benefits to both clients and lawyers. When approached, here are…
  • Mar 31

    Heroic Peel Police Officer Recovering

    Heroic Peel Police Officer Recovering
    While the shocking events that took place on Friday at the William Davis Courthouse are still fresh in our minds we wished to take this opportunity to express our deep thanks, appreciation and gratitude to all members of the Peel Regional…
Rank this Week: 2726

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By John Buza.

http://www.nycriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 25

    The Greatest Trial Lawyer Who Ever Lived

    The Greatest Trial Lawyer Who Ever Lived
    I would urge anyone who has even a fleeting interest in criminal law or trial litigation to read a book called “Final Verdict.” The book was written by a journalist named Adela Rogers-St. Johns. Ms. St. Johns was famous…
  • Jul 25

    The Greatest Trial Lawyer Who Ever Lived

    The Greatest Trial Lawyer Who Ever Lived
    I would urge anyone who has even a fleeting interest in criminal law or trial litigation to read a book called “Final Verdict.” The book was written by a journalist named Adela Rogers-St. Johns. Ms. St. Johns was famous…
  • Jul 9

    District Attorney “legalizes” marijuana in Brooklyn

    District Attorney “legalizes” marijuana in Brooklyn
    During the heated race for Brooklyn District Attorney, Kenneth P. Thompson said if he was elected, he would make it a policy to decline to prosecute marijuana-related arrests. Mr. Thompson won the election and now appears to be keeping his…
Rank this Week: 2624