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Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense issues in sex crimes cases. By Law Office of Timothy L. Healy.

http://www.tacomacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 14

    Washington v. McClure - Conviction, Life Sentence for Child Sex Assault Challenged

    Washington v. McClure - Conviction, Life Sentence for Child Sex Assault Challenged
    A Washington man previously convicted of first-degree child rape was subsequently convicted of second-degree child rape in the alleged four-year-long abuse of his stepdaughter and was thus sentenced to life without the possibility of…
  • Jan 7

    Washington v. Lawson - Voyeurism Conviction Upheld

    Washington v. Lawson - Voyeurism Conviction Upheld
    In Washington State, voyeurism is a crime defined in RCW 9A.44.115. It is when a person, for the express purpose of arousing or gratifying sexual desire, knowingly views, photographs, or films another person without his or her consent when…
  • Dec 26

    State v. Cardenas-Padilla - No-Contact Order Conviction Upheld

    State v. Cardenas-Padilla - No-Contact Order Conviction Upheld
    Violations of no-contact orders in Washington can result in serious penalties, even if the alleged contact was not violent, and, in some cases, even absent direct contact. Technology has advanced to the point where contact is immediate,…
Rank this Week: 3319

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 14

    Assault and Battery Causing Serious Injury in Massachusett

    Assault and Battery Causing Serious Injury in Massachusett
    Under Massachusetts law, anyone who commits assault or assault and battery may be punished by imprisonment for not more than two and a half years in a house of correction or with a fine of not more than $1,000. However, a defendant can be…
  • Jan 1

    Sexual Assault of an Uber Passenger in Boston

    Sexual Assault of an Uber Passenger in Boston
    Recently, a 46-year-old Uber driver was accused of sexually assaulting a passenger in Boston. Uber customers use an app to arrange and pay for rides with drivers who are nearby. The driver pled not guilty to all charges, which included rape…
  • Dec 15

    Receiving Stolen Property in Massachusett

    Receiving Stolen Property in Massachusett
    In the recent appellate decision of Commonwealth v. Hernandez, a defendant appealed from a conviction for receiving stolen property. The case arose when the defendant was riding a bicycle down the street, pulling another bicycle along with…
Rank this Week: 3141

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

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

http://nytrafficticket.com/blog/
  • Jan 14

    Are Homeowners Better Drivers Than Renters?

    Are Homeowners Better Drivers Than Renters?
    A recent Insurane.com report indicates that homeowners are better drivers than renters.  The website found that drivers who own their home file fewer insurance claims than than renter counterparts.   Data from over 700,000 drivers…
  • Jan 7

    Ignorance Of The Traffic Law Does Not Apply To Police Officer

    Ignorance Of The Traffic Law Does Not Apply To Police Officer
    In 2009, a man was illegally stopped near Dobson, N.C. because one of his brake lights was out. The owner consented to a search of the car and the police officer found a bag containing cocaine.  The hitch, however, is that, under North…
  • Jan 1

    Is Illegal To Eat A Hamburger While Driving?

    Is Illegal To Eat A Hamburger While Driving?
    I’ve written for years about the dangers of distracting driving and advocating for strong laws to address this problem.  However, I recently read about a case that, in my opinion, takes the matter too far.   An Alabama…
Rank this Week: 4063

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 716

New Jersey Criminal Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Douglas Herring.

http://www.newjerseycriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 13

    DUI on a What?!?

    DUI on a What?!?
    Recent News stories have brought up the topic of alternatives to cars that have resulted in DUI Arrests.  For example:  Man arrested for DUI after stealing golf cart from Rose Bowl CBS Sports reported that a 19-year-old man was…
  • Jan 8

    Appellate Panel Allows Trial Court to Delay Ruling on Prior Crimes Evidence until after Defendant Testifie

    Appellate Panel Allows Trial Court to Delay Ruling on Prior Crimes Evidence until after Defendant Testifie
    On December 24, 2014, the Appellate Division allowed — for the first time in New Jersey — a trial judge to wait to decide on the prosecutor’s request to admit evidence of another crime until after the defendant…
  • Oct 31

    DUI Conviction Upheld When Police Fail To Read Warning

    DUI Conviction Upheld When Police Fail To Read Warning
    Today, in State v. Pedro Peralta, A-5761-12 (Decided October 31, 2014), the New Jersey Appellate Division issued a published opinion upholding the conviction for Driving under the Influence (DUI), when the police failed to read the required…
Rank this Week: 2029

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2261

Invisible Man

Invisible Man

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

http://georgiadefenderblog.com
  • Jan 12

    In Front of Your Nose

    In Front of Your Nose
    In 1946 George Orwell wrote a piece called In Front of Your Nose in which he famously said that “[t]o see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.”  This is so, Orwell thought, because people have…
  • Jan 6

    Rasheed: Divided Fifth Circuit Panel Finds Counsel Ineffective Under Padilla But No Harm

    Rasheed: Divided Fifth Circuit Panel Finds Counsel Ineffective Under Padilla But No Harm
    Now that the Supreme Court has decided that Padilla cannot be applied retroactively, the lower courts are, as expected, trying to figure out what set of circumstances merits relief under Padilla — that is, when does a foreign national…
  • Oct 29

    The Other Side of the Wind

    The Other Side of the Wind
    The following is a “reluctantly dissenting” opinion written by a federal appellate judge in a case  that concerned the voluntariness of incriminating statements made by a 19-year old to detectives in an interrogation room.…
Rank this Week: 4330

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal…

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal Defense

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

http://www.mtnlegal.com
Rank this Week: 2842

The D.U.I. Blog

The D.U.I. Blog

Covers criminal court cases including D.U.I., drug law, assaults and other issues. By Joel Heiligman.

http://www.joelheiligmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 12

    New MN Expungement Law Goes Into Effect, Adds Hope of Second Chance

    New MN Expungement Law Goes Into Effect, Adds Hope of Second Chance
    A new year means new chances for those with previous convictions in Minnesota. On January 1st, a state law went into effect allowing people with misdemeanors and some felonies to petition a judge to determine whether or not they can have…
  • Dec 15

    Colorado Man’s 16th DUI Draws Scrutiny to State Law

    Colorado Man’s 16th DUI Draws Scrutiny to State Law
      A man in Colorado recently received something quite astonishing: his 16th overall DUI-related charge. And despite holding a number of DUI convictions that extend well into the double digits, Denny Lovern, 57, had never faced a felony…
  • Nov 13

    Arizona Court: Medical Marijuana License No Excuse for DUI

    Arizona Court: Medical Marijuana License No Excuse for DUI
    A prescription for medical marijuana is no excuse to drive with the drug in your system, a court in the state of Arizona recently affirmed. The issue dates back to December of 2011 after a man in Phoenix was pulled over and subsequently…
Rank this Week: 1036

Sonoma County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sonoma County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal laws and news in Sonoma County. By Amy Chapman.

http://www.sonomacountycriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 11

    California Appellate Court Rules "Concentrated Cannabis" Counts as Marijuana under the Compassionate Use Act

    California Appellate Court Rules "Concentrated Cannabis" Counts as Marijuana under the Compassionate Use Act
    Earlier last year in December, a California appellate court reversed a lower court's decision holding that concentrated cannabis was not considered "marijuana" under the Compassionate Use Act of 1996. According to one local news source out…
  • Jan 4

    Sonoma County Man Arrested on Gun and Drug Charge

    Sonoma County Man Arrested on Gun and Drug Charge
    Just last week on New Year's Eve, a Rohnert Park man was arrested and charged with several drug- and gun-related charges after Sonoma County sheriffs found methamphetamine, marijuana, and seven guns in the man's residence. According to one…
  • Dec 17

    Eighth Grader Arrested with Pot and a Gun at Santa Rosa School

    Eighth Grader Arrested with Pot and a Gun at Santa Rosa School
    Earlier this month in Santa Rosa, an eighth-grade boy was arrested after he was caught with a pellet gun and some marijuana on school property. According to a report by the Press Democrat, several other students saw the boy with the gun and…
Rank this Week: 3497

Union County NJ Criminal Attorneys

Union County NJ Criminal Attorneys

Covers criminal defense developments in Union County, New Jersey. By The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall.

http://unioncountynjcriminallawyer.wordpress.com
  • Jan 11

    Disarming A Police Officer

    Disarming A Police Officer
    In the midst of a scuffle with law enforcement, whether done intentionally or unintentionally, an individual can be charged with attempting to disarm. The alleged attempt of disarming can involve the officer’s gun, baton, pepper spray,…
  • Jan 11

    Stalking

    Stalking
    Elizabeth NJ Stalking Offense Defense Attorney What may have started out as harmful conduct, may quickly turn into the criminal offense known as Stalking. Broadly speaking, stalking laws are intended to prevent repetitive harassing or…
  • Dec 23

    Frequently Asked Questions In Having A Criminal Record or Conviction Sealed, Removed or Expunged

    Frequently Asked Questions In Having A Criminal Record or Conviction Sealed, Removed or Expunged
    Individuals are permitted to request that records of criminal proceedings be sealed and unavailable to the public, including evidence of charges and convictions. This process is referred to as expungment and it is useful because it allows an…
Rank this Week: 4004

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Jan 10

    THE 1ST AMENDMENT AND A COWED PRESS.

    THE 1ST AMENDMENT AND A COWED PRESS.
    THE 1ST AMENDMENT AND A COWED PRESS. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. January 10, 2015   Free speech is under attack in the free nations of the western world, in a way more effective than I have otherwise seen in my lifetime. We are…
  • Dec 7

    LIE-INS, DIE-INS AND POLICE SHOOTINGS

    LIE-INS, DIE-INS AND POLICE SHOOTINGS
    LIE-INS, DIE-INS AND POLICE SHOOTINGS Posted December 7, 2014 By Edmund R. Folsom   Just as every cop is a criminal And all the sinners saints As heads is tails Just call me Lucifer ‘Cause I’m in need of some restraint…
  • Nov 20

    Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors & Installers.

    Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors & Installers.
    Posted by Edmund R. Folsom November 20, 2014 Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors & Installers. The following is a list of Vendors and Installers of approved ignition interlock devices for the State of Maine, reflecting installer…
Rank this Week: 3421

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Michael C. Rosenblat, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 10

    Army Sexual Harassment – What is it?

    Army Sexual Harassment – What is it?
    What is Army Sexual Harassment?  With all of the recent news concerning sexual harassment this article will help you understand what the Army Sexual Harassment Policy prohibits. Army Regulation 600-20, Chapter 7-4, Prevention of Sexual…
  • Oct 20

    Court Orders Re-sentencing for 15-year-old

    Court Orders Re-sentencing for 15-year-old
    Chicago, Illinois A fifteen year old was charged and convicted of aggravated criminal sexual assault, rape.  The defendant was tried as an adult and sentenced to 36 years in prison, of which he will have to serve 85%.  The Illinois…
  • Aug 5

    The Fourth Amendment’s Sliding Scale Protection

    The Fourth Amendment’s Sliding Scale Protection
    Chicago – On a Sunday night in Chicago around Armitage and Kildare and Wabansia and Karlov the Chicago Police received numerous 911 calls reporting gunshots in the area. The callers reported to 911 hearing between 5 and 9 shots and…
Rank this Week: 1962

Arizona Common Law

Arizona Common Law

Discusses law in the state of Arizona with a focus on what rights are protected by the Arizona Constitution, free speech rights (protected by the federal and Arizona Constitutions), religion and religious freedoms (protected by the federal and Arizona Constitutions), and emerging issues of the law. By Joe Thomas.

http://azcommonlaw.com
  • Jan 9

    A Marshall Plan for Arizona

    A Marshall Plan for Arizona
    I think the state of Arizona needs to seriously consider the Marshall Plan while things are in a state of flux with the death penalty. Both sides have agreed to a time out in the lawsuit seeking to make public Arizona’s execution…
  • Jan 7

    Article – Nonbinding Bondage

    Article – Nonbinding Bondage
    BDSM contracts … sigh, I never got to study these in law school. Apparently, these non-legally binding agreements are used to layout the terms of a BDSM sexual relationship between two or more individuals.  Since I still not have…
  • Dec 20

    Conflict of Interest in Prosecuting Police Misconduct

    Conflict of Interest in Prosecuting Police Misconduct
    State level prosecutors are put in an interesting position when deciding whether or not to bring charges during police abuse cases.  Recently a discussion began on how police abuse cases are prosecuted, after a few high profile cases…
Rank this Week: 2558

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers expungements, drug offenses, domestic violence and other criminal offenses in Florida. By the Sammis Law Firm.

http://criminal-defense-attorney-tampa.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 9

    Medical Marijuana in Florida in 2016

    Medical Marijuana in Florida in 2016
    The fight for medical marijuana in Florida begins today. The Florida Secretary of State has approved the new petition to legalize medical marijuana in Florida. This petition will put the medical marijuana issue back on the ballot in 2016.We…
  • Nov 12

    Are Judges Sending Too Many to Jail and Prison? Reforming a System of Mass Incarceration.

    Are Judges Sending Too Many to Jail and Prison? Reforming a System of Mass Incarceration.
    The American Justice Summit streamed live on November 10, 2014 for more than five hours. The program addressed the need for reform within the criminal justice system though a series of small discussion panels. Budget concerns in an…
  • Nov 6

    Medical Marijuana in Florida - Keep Fighting the Good Fight

    Medical Marijuana in Florida - Keep Fighting the Good Fight
    The fight to legalize marijuana in Florida is not over. 3,320,836 Floridians voted in favor of legalizing medical marijuana on November 4, 2014. It received 58% of the votes. Although Amendment 2 wasn't perfect and many argued that…
Rank this Week: 784

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 9

    New Proposed Law Could Make 3rd DUI A Felony

    New Proposed Law Could Make 3rd DUI A Felony
    Could A New Law In Colorado Make 3rd DUI’s In California A Felony? There is a proposed new law being considered in Colorado, which would make a third DUI a felony. Representatives of Weld County are reintroducing a bill that would make…
  • Jan 2

    DUI Arrests In Orange County In 2014

    DUI Arrests In Orange County In 2014
    Orange County Cracks Down on Driving Under the Influence Drivers Orange County continues to reinforce their commitment to crack down on individuals who drive under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. As they do every year, Orange County…
  • Dec 5

    DUI with Passenger Under The Age of 14

    DUI with Passenger Under The Age of 14
    Consequences Of DUI With Passenger Under The Age Of 14 In California, if you are arrested for driving under the influence and you have a passenger in your car under the age of 14, Vehicle Code section 23572 states that any sentence/punishment…
Rank this Week: 805

Law Office of Joe Dane

Law Office of Joe Dane

Covers criminal offenses and procedure in California.

http://www.joedane.com/blog/
  • Jan 9

    Speedy trial rights – 10 day trailing period

    Speedy trial rights – 10 day trailing period
    What are the rules for a speedy trial in California?   There are actually a couple of different speedy trial rules. The first question is whether you are charged with a felony or a misdemeanor. If it is a misdemeanor, you have a right to…
  • Jan 6

    If you consent to a police search, can you limit where they can search? Orange County criminal defense attorney

    If you consent to a police search, can you limit where they can search? Orange County criminal defense attorney
    If the police ask if they can search, can you put limits on where or how they can search?   The answer is yes… and no. If the police search is based on consent, the person giving consent can set limits as to the scope of the…
  • Jan 5

    All about search warrants – Orange County criminal defense attorney

    All about search warrants – Orange County criminal defense attorney
    What is a search warrant? A search warrant is an order in writing, commanding a peace officer to search a particular person or place for specific listed items and return them to court.  Right off the bat, note that a warrant only allows…
Rank this Week: 643

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Richard Landes.

http://www.jaxfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 9

    Is it legal for doctors to pay referral fees for patients?

    Is it legal for doctors to pay referral fees for patients?
    Answer: No, it is not.  Referral fees are illegal and are prosecuted by the federal government as kickbacks, especially if government medical insurance (Medicare and Medicaid) is used.  Consider the case of  U.S. v. Babaria,…
  • Dec 20

    How is ‘actual loss’ calculated in a fraud case in federal court?

    How is ‘actual loss’ calculated in a fraud case in federal court?
    Answer: One would think that in a case involving the theft of money or a financial fraud, the ‘actual loss’ would be the amount of money taken or stolen, right?  It’s not.  ‘Actual loss’ is a term of…
  • Dec 11

    What is willful blindness?

    What is willful blindness?
    Answer: Willful blindness is a concept in federal law that says you cannot make yourself willfully blind, that is, ignore, an obviously illegal situation you are involved in.  And if you do, you do so at your peril.  Consider the…
Rank this Week: 2388

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/
  • Jan 9

    The Reality of Driving Under The Influence

    The Reality of Driving Under The Influence
    According to MADD (Mother’s Against Drunk Driving), in 2014, drivers operating vehicles under the influence of drugs or alcohol killed around 10,500 people; 345,000 were injured. The statistics for the number of accidents occurring in…
  • Dec 1

    What Proposition 47 Means for Convicted

    What Proposition 47 Means for Convicted
    Back in the early 1970’s, during the Nixon era, a new phrase became commonplace in the United States. The War on Drugs was the phrase, and while the idea to combat the sale and use of illegal drugs may have seemed like a good one, it…
  • Nov 13

    Three Car Pileup In Escondido, Result Of DUI – San Diego

    Three Car Pileup In Escondido, Result Of DUI – San Diego
    A three car pileup occurred last night around the 1100 block of East Washington Avenue in Escondido. According to police, a black truck driving around 9p.m. crashed into a silver sedan; makes and models of the vehicles aren’t released.…
Rank this Week: 4379

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 9

    Chicago “Ban the Box” and Expungement or Sealing of Violent Misdemeanor

    Chicago “Ban the Box” and Expungement or Sealing of Violent Misdemeanor
    Chicago’s “Ban the Box” law, which prohibits certain employers from requesting criminal background information on job applications goes into effect January 1. However, this information can be requested – and must be…
  • Jan 6

    DuPage County Woman Charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance

    DuPage County Woman Charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance
    A Villa Nova woman was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance after accepting delivery of almost 700 Xanax pills. The arrest was made through the combined efforts of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S.…
  • Dec 31

    Cook County Man Charged with Promotion of Prostitution

    Cook County Man Charged with Promotion of Prostitution
    A Lyons man was arrested last week and charged with two counts of promoting prostitution through a joint investigation by the Cook County Sheriff’s Vice Unit and the Berwyn Police Department. The alleged promotion of prostitution…
Rank this Week: 1603

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law. By Abdo Law Firm.

http://www.michigancriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 9

    A Criminal Defense Lawyer's Perspective of Michigan Victim's Rights Laws: Has the pendulum swung too far?

    A Criminal Defense Lawyer's Perspective of Michigan Victim's Rights Laws: Has the pendulum swung too far?
    When a person commits a crime that involves a victim, a number of laws apply that provide the victim with several rights. Some of these rights allow for the victim to collect restitution, speak at sentencing, be afforded a victim's rights…
  • Jan 8

    Computer Crimes: Peer to Peer (P2P) - File Sharing Risks on the Internet

    Computer Crimes: Peer to Peer (P2P) - File Sharing Risks on the Internet
    What does Peer to Peer (P2P) Mean? File sharing sites on the internet allow the access of digital content from other computers connected on a peer to peer (P2P) network. A peer (personal computer user) may copy the contents such as videos,…
  • Nov 28

    Macomb County Retail Fraud Update

    Macomb County Retail Fraud Update
    This is an updated article in our series about retail fraud cases which are handled extensively by our criminal defense lawyers in Macomb County. We have posted several other articles relating to retail fraud that are referenced at the end…
Rank this Week: 2955

Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

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

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 8

    The Overcriminalization of America

    The Overcriminalization of America
    Politico How to reduce poverty and improve race relations by rethinking our justice system. By CHARLES G. KOCH and MARK V. HOLDEN January 07, 2015 As Americans, we like to believe the rule of…
  • Jan 8

    2015 Denver MLK Marade

    2015 Denver MLK Marade
    The Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition will participate in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Marade on January 19, 2015. We would like to invite you to participate with us by walking in with CCJRC in the Marade!  …
  • Jan 6

    Children deserve legal standing when parents are sentenced

    Children deserve legal standing when parents are sentenced
    Children deserve legal standing when parents are sentenced The current answer is “no.” The answer should be “yes.” Today, the well-being of a defendant’s children is close to irrelevant in criminal courtrooms. Institutional…
Rank this Week: 1000

Oklahoma DUI

Oklahoma DUI

Covers DUI news and cases. They are the co-authors of By Bruce Edge and John Hunsucker.

http://duioklahoma.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 8

    Great wins today for Hunsucker Legal Group

    Great wins today for Hunsucker Legal Group
    The Hunsucker Legal Group had a great day today. Nicholas Lee had a fantastic win with a complete dismissal of a DUI charge against our client. Client was arrested after driving out of the jurisdiction of the police officer. State argued…
  • Jan 8

    Nice Win for Nick Lee

    Nice Win for Nick Lee
    Our Senior Associate Nicholas Lee had a nice win for our client today.  HLG was representing a Colorado citizen that was arrested for DUI in Woodward, OK.  After we obtained the patrol video of the stop as well as the other…
  • Nov 5

    Police Unions complain about new technology

    Police Unions complain about new technology
    We give you a gun and a badge along with the authority to place people in jail and you complain that technology that makes sure you are following the law while on duty and holding you accountable is "intrusive". Employers have the right to…
Rank this Week: 4255

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1933

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal defense and DUI law. By Hoffman & Associates.

http://www.losangelesduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 8

    Los Angeles DUI Defense in a Nutshell Part 2

    Los Angeles DUI Defense in a Nutshell Part 2
    In the previous blog, there was discussion on possible defenses for DUI. While an arrest is stressful and often traumatic, it does not necessarily have to lead to a conviction if the right defenses are available. The strength of each…
  • Jan 2

    Los Angeles DUI Defense in a Nutshell – Part 1

    Los Angeles DUI Defense in a Nutshell – Part 1
    If you have been arrested for a DUI, this does not mean that you are automatically found guilty and will be sentenced. This means that officers believed there was a reasonable suspicion that you were under the influence while operating a…
  • Dec 26

    What Can I do to Ensure Successful Defense of a Los Angeles DUI?

    What Can I do to Ensure Successful Defense of a Los Angeles DUI?
    If you have been arrested for a DUI, you have not yet been charged or convicted. Officers will sent their report over to the Prosecutor’s office, and then prosecutors will determine if the State will take action and bring criminal…
Rank this Week: 4016

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.dallascriminalappealslawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 7

    CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG FREE ZONE FINDINGS

    CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG FREE ZONE FINDINGS
    Drug free zone findings are common in the drug court in Dallas County, and the Dallas Court of Appeals has not been sympathetic to defendants in this area, even though the law can be less than clear. The findings are sought by the Dallas…
  • Jan 7

    CONSECUENCIAS DE ZONA LIBRE DE DROGAS RESULTADOS

    CONSECUENCIAS DE ZONA LIBRE DE DROGAS RESULTADOS
    Hallazgos de la zona libre de drogas son comunes en el tribunal de drogas en el condado de Dallas y el Dallas Tribunal de Apelaciones no ha sido favorable a los acusados en esta área, a pesar de que la ley puede ser menos que claro.…
  • Jan 4

    MÁS SOBRE CUESTIONES QUE SE EJECUTA DE POLICÍA

    MÁS SOBRE CUESTIONES QUE SE EJECUTA DE POLICÍA
    En mi puesto el 7 de Noviembre de 2014, discutí el caso reciente en el que fue el arresto injustificada por el único motivo de que el acusado salió corriendo de la policía de mal barrio. Esta situación debe…
Rank this Week: 3101

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices.

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 4852

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Jan 7

    Are Police Doing Their Job When it Comes to Drunk Driving?

    Are Police Doing Their Job When it Comes to Drunk Driving?
    Statistics indicate that drinking and driving is one of the most prevalent offenses throughout America. With nearly 300,000 drunk driving incidents occurring across the country every single day, you'd think that putting an end to driving…
  • Dec 3

    Jonathan Dichter Selected for National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorney

    Jonathan Dichter Selected for National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorney
    Lynnwood DUI Defense Attorney Jonathan Dichter of Dichter Law Office, PLLC, has joined the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys and has been selected as one of the "TOP 10 Under 40 Years Old" criminal defense attorneys in Washington…
  • Nov 24

    Lynnwood Teen Charged with DUI & Hit-and-Run

    Lynnwood Teen Charged with DUI & Hit-and-Run
    Last week a hit-and-run accident took place at the intersection of Highway 99 and 148th Street Southwest, just north of Lynnwood. Around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18, a 16-year-old girl from Lynnwood rear-ended a Toyota Prius stopped at the…
Rank this Week: 3012

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 7

    Daytona Prostitution Sting Results in Eight Arrest

    Daytona Prostitution Sting Results in Eight Arrest
    Undercover officers with the Daytona Beach Police Department initiated a "reverse prostitution sting" on New Year's Eve. By morning, officers arrested eight men for misdemeanor crimes of solicitation of prostitution. Some were also charged…
  • Dec 24

    Report: Volusia Domestic Violence Cases Up, While Other Areas See Decline

    Report: Volusia Domestic Violence Cases Up, While Other Areas See Decline
    There is a heightened risk of domestic violence incidents throughout the holidays, as many families are spending more time together at home, often with the added pressure of visitors, the financial burdens of gift-giving and a…
  • Dec 20

    Driving Arrests Increase With Higher Holiday Traffic Volume

    Driving Arrests Increase With Higher Holiday Traffic Volume
    AAA reports the year-end holiday travel season volume is going to be the highest on record, which goes back to 2001. In all, an estimated 99 million Americans are going to travel 50 miles or more for Christmas or New Year's Eve, which is…
Rank this Week: 3071

Austin Criminal Defense Blog

Austin Criminal Defense Blog

Reviews and discusses current Texas criminal defense issues. By Tillman Braniff, PLLC.

http://www.tillmanbraniff.com/blog/
  • Jan 6

    Austin Orders Drivers and Cyclists to Go Hands Free in 2015

    Austin Orders Drivers and Cyclists to Go Hands Free in 2015
    <p>Well Austin, the day has finally come! On January 1st, 2015 the city's new hands free law took effect, and now the use of all handheld devices is prohibited while driving a car or a bike. That's right, bikes too, you one-handed…
  • Jan 6

    Austin Hands Free Law in Effect for 2015!

    Austin Hands Free Law in Effect for 2015!
    <p>Well Austin, the day has finally come! On January 1st, 2015 the city's new hands free law took effect, and now the use of all handheld devices is prohibited while driving a car or a bike. That's right, bikes too, you one-handed…
  • Nov 12

    Hey Austin- Did you know it's already illegal to text while driving?

    Hey Austin- Did you know it's already illegal to text while driving?
    NO TEXTING WHILE DRIVING IN AUSTIN, TX!! This post is coming to you as a public service message if you should be coming into beautiful Austin for our Austin City Limits Music Festival, the Formula One races, South by Southwest, or perhaps a…
Rank this Week: 4590

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog covers DWI/DWAI, traffic violations, gun crimes, weapon crimes, prostitution, and other criminal offenses. By New York attorneys, Tilem & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 6

    TILEM & ASSOCIATES ANNOUNCES DISMISSAL OF AMMUNITION AND FIREARM MAGAZINE CHARGES AFTER JFK AIRPORT ARREST

    TILEM &amp; ASSOCIATES ANNOUNCES DISMISSAL OF AMMUNITION AND FIREARM MAGAZINE CHARGES AFTER JFK AIRPORT ARREST
    New York gun crimes law firm Tilem & Associates is pleased to announce another victory in a firearms related case, winning a full dismissal of all charges after a person was charged with possessing handgun ammunition and a handgun...
  • Jun 18

    NEW YORK RECKLESS DRIVING ENFORCEMENT ON THE RISE

    NEW YORK RECKLESS DRIVING ENFORCEMENT ON THE RISE
    New York Criminal Defense law firm, Tilem & Associates has seen an increase in the number of Reckless Driving tickets and other related moving violations, which is consistent with recent media reports that a crackdown on hazardous driving…
  • May 7

    All Marijuana and Statements Suppressed in Nassau County Prostitution and Drug Case

    All Marijuana and Statements Suppressed in Nassau County Prostitution and Drug Case
    Tilem & Associates, won a major victory after a Judge in Nassau County ordered that all evidence be suppressed in a Marihuana and Patronizing a Prostitute case. The evidence that was suppressed included both written and oral confessions…
Rank this Week: 1313

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Jan 6

    TAKING THE PLEA IN CRIMINAL COURT IN ILLINOIS

    TAKING THE PLEA IN CRIMINAL COURT IN ILLINOIS
    In my practice, making a plea agreement is a last resort, not a first option. When a client comes to me, I first review all the evidence against him or her for any possible defense. Was the arrest based on probable cause? Was the search…
  • Dec 15

    STAYING PAST YOUR WELCOME: HOW RETAIL THEFT BECOMES BURGLARY IN ILLINOIS

    STAYING PAST YOUR WELCOME: HOW RETAIL THEFT BECOMES BURGLARY IN ILLINOIS
    In Illinois, you can be charged with burglary if you 1) enter or remain in a building without authority 2) with intent to commit a felony or theft. Under recent Illinois case law, you can lose the authority to enter or remain in a building…
  • Nov 14

    NEW ILLINOIS LAW PENALIZES KRATOM USE BY MINORS

    NEW ILLINOIS LAW PENALIZES KRATOM USE BY MINORS
    As of January 1, 2015, children under age 18 may not sell or possess any product containing the herbal drug Kratom. Kratom is derived from the Mitragyna speciosa, a tree native to Thailand. Its effects are similar to morphine or opium. The…
Rank this Week: 2581

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 6

    Sixth rules 922(g)(4) unconstitutional

    Sixth rules 922(g)(4) unconstitutional
    Judges Boggs, Siler, and Gibbons all agree, for varying reasons, that 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(4) is unconstitutional. Section (g)(4) is the one that prohibits people who have a prior mental health commitment from possessing firearms. The…
  • Jan 5

    New Child Porn decision with varying opinion

    New Child Porn decision with varying opinion
    On Friday, January 2, 2015, the court released its first decision of the new year, United States v. Walters.   Although the case on one hand is uninteresting (the Court upheld the 151 month sentence and all imposed Guidelines…
  • Oct 24

    On issue preservation and non-guideline sentence

    On issue preservation and non-guideline sentence
    In United States v. Sherer, et. al (found here), a bank robbery case, the Sixth Circuit recently reminded folks how to properly preserve several issues, and also more extensively addressed variances based on mathematical accidents within the…
Rank this Week: 2266

Cortez Law Blog

Cortez Law Blog

Blogging on criminal law news and cases.

http://cortezlawblog.com
  • Jan 5

    CIVIL ASSET FORFEITURE INFO

    CIVIL ASSET FORFEITURE INFO
    CIVIL ASSET FORFEITURE INFO Who gets the money from asset forfeitures and how is that money used? These questions and more are answered in a report titled Asset Forfeiture in Texas: DPS and County Interaction. (hereinafter “DPS…
  • Dec 18

    TRAFFIC STOPS 2.0

    TRAFFIC STOPS 2.0
    TRAFFIC STOPS AND THE FOURTH AMENDMENT The Supreme Court decided Heien v. North Carolina this week (12/15/2014)–which arose from a traffic stop in North Carolina. Facts: In Heien, Sergeant Matt Darisse of the Surry County…
  • Dec 15

    Criminal Background Check

    Criminal Background Check
    JOB SEARCHES AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS According to a recent Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article, nearly one in three adult Americans have a criminal record.  This is causing problems for both employers looking to hire and prospective…
Rank this Week: 2115

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law, juvenile law, and domestic violence. By the Law Offices of Rudolph E. Loewenstein.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 5

    A Cold, Dark Heart in Wyoming

    A Cold, Dark Heart in Wyoming
    Recently an inmate in Wyoming was released after serving 24 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Many states recognize the injustice suffered by the wrongfully imprisoned and require the state compensate the victim. When our system…
  • Nov 13

    In Orange County, CA How Does a Case Get Filed?

    In Orange County, CA How Does a Case Get Filed?
    Ever wonder just how a case gets filed? Let's say you and a neighbor get into a shouting match and the police are called. You are interviewed by the police, as is the other guy. You are not cited for anything, nor is the other person. 3…
  • Nov 6

    In Orange County, CA, Be Careful What You Tell Your Therapist

    In Orange County, CA, Be Careful What You Tell Your Therapist
    Stephen Collins, the actor, told the truth to his therapist. He wanted help with a disease. He felt sick and needed guidance. So he told his therapist about touching young girls in a sexual manner thinking it was a very private and…
Rank this Week: 4652

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
  • Jan 2

    The Prosecutor Has A Story - and he will spin it against you at trial!

    The Prosecutor Has A Story - and he will spin it against you at trial!
      By now you likely have finished listening to Serial, a podcast from the creators of This American Life, hosted by Sarah Koenig that garnered over 5 million listeners and which I last wrote about weeks ago. Time…
  • Dec 8

    Your Story is Your Only Hope - So start listening to Serial on PBS

    Your Story is Your Only Hope - So start listening to Serial on PBS
     “For the last year, I’ve spent every working day trying to figure out where a high school kid was for an hour after school one day in 1999. Or, if you want to get technical about it (and apparently I do), where a high school…
  • Nov 24

    Panel Kills Public Defender Changes in Idaho - Don't Blame the Defenders!

    Panel Kills Public Defender Changes in Idaho - Don't Blame the Defenders!
     From the Idaho Statesman tonight:  "Four years ago, a report from the National Legal Aid and Defender Association found that Idaho is violating its Sixth Amendment obligations to defendants. Public defenders across the state were…
Rank this Week: 1047

The Owen Firm Blog

The Owen Firm Blog

Answers common questions about arrest and court proceedings for Columbus, Ohio residents

http://www.columbuscriminaldefenseattorney.com/frequently-asked-questions/
Rank this Week: 3660

Blonde Justice

Blonde Justice

Covers criminal law.

http://blondejustice.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 31

    What's So Special About You?

    What's So Special About You?
    I recently talked to an older white man who had been arrested for DUI. He was not a client of mine, but he knew I was a lawyer and he wanted to vent to me, so I let him.He shared that the police hadn't been fair to him, that he had tried to…
  • Dec 5

    Things They Should Teach In Law School

    Things They Should Teach In Law School
    A big part of my job is making up excuses. Especially about why my clients or my witnesses are late. When I was in the big city, I relied more on train trouble. In the suburbs, "He's just parking" is my new go-to. Everyone is always "just…
  • Nov 21

    B as in Blonde...

    B as in Blonde...
    My client left a message for me and spelled her name in the cutest way. I can't help but think that it took her some time to come up with it. I don't want to give up her name obviously but let's just say her last name was Grubs.  Her…
Rank this Week: 2213

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

By Jorie K. Johnson.

http://www.illinoisexpungementlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 5044

Gigstad Law Office LLC Blog

Gigstad Law Office LLC Blog

Covers criminal defense topics, including DUI, checkpoints, and traffic tickets.

http://www.gigstadlaw.com/Criminal-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Dec 31

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 12/31/14 - New Year's Eve Edition.

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 12/31/14 - New Year's Eve Edition.
    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 12/31/14 - New Year's Eve Edition. Since the weather forecast is in the teens for today and tonight there aren't going to be any set DUI checkpoint locations, it's just too cold outside! But that…
  • Dec 8

    Robert Gigstad Selected for The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 for 2015

    Robert Gigstad Selected for The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 for 2015
    In another display of his commitment to legal excellence, Attorney Gigstad was selected for the The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers for 2015. Gigstad Law Office, LLC is extremely proud of this latest legal accolade and is…
  • Oct 29

    Attorney Robert Gigstad is Accepted to the Earl E. O'Connor Chapter of the American Inns of Court

    Attorney Robert Gigstad is Accepted to the Earl E. O'Connor Chapter of the American Inns of Court
    Attorney Robert Gigstad, the founder of Gigstad Law Office, LLC, was recently accepted into the Earl E. O' Connor Chapter of the American Inns of Court. The American Inns of Court is an association of judges, attorneys, and other legal…
Rank this Week: 3432

Federal Criminal Law Blog

Federal Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law. By Frost Bussert LLC.

http://www.federalcriminallawblog.com/
  • Dec 29

    Connecticut’s Continuing Good Fortune

    Connecticut’s Continuing Good Fortune
    Criminal defense lawyers are seldom satisfied. Perhaps it’s the law and the rules that govern the work we do, which, generally, are not defendant-friendly. Or perhaps it’s our nature, to be always seeking more for those we…
  • Sep 26

    DOJ To Modify Plea Agreements’ Waiver Provision

    DOJ To Modify Plea Agreements’ Waiver Provision
    Following news of Attorney General Eric Holder’s intention “to leave the Justice Department as soon as his successor is confirmed” comes a story today from Joe Palazzolo at the Wall Street Journal that next week the Attorney…
  • Apr 23

    U.S. Supreme Court provides guidance on how sentencing courts should award restitution in child pornography case

    U.S. Supreme Court provides guidance on how sentencing courts should award restitution in child pornography case
    Our firm has handled a number of child pornography cases, especially within the past few years as the FBI and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut have made these cases a high priority.  In every one of these…
Rank this Week: 1971

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: 5032

Kansas Defenders

Kansas Defenders

Forum for discussion about issues and appellate decisions of interest to Kansas defenders.

http://kansasdefenders.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 26

    Cannot dilute jury nullification

    Cannot dilute jury nullification
    Lydia Krebs and Samuel Schirer won in State v. Smith-Parker, No. 105,918 (Kan. Dec. 24, 2014), obtaining a new trial in a Wyandotte County first-degree murder prosecution.  The case actually involves two different incidents that were…
  • Dec 21

    Counterfeit bills are not written in your own name

    Counterfeit bills are not written in your own name
    Washburn student intern Ashley Green and I won in State v. Greathouse, No. 110,344 (Kan. App. Nov. 26, 2014)(unpublished), reversing an Atchison County making a false writing conviction.  The state alleged that Mr. Greathouse attempted…
  • Dec 14

    Proof of prior violates Descamp

    Proof of prior violates Descamp
    Patrick H. Dunn won in State v. Martinez, No. 110,186 (Kan. App. Nov. 21, 2014), obtaining a new sentencing hearing in a Sedgwick County failure to register prosecution.  The issue had to do with how to classify violations of Wichita…
Rank this Week: 2211

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Dec 25

    What Is the Punishment for the Possession or Sale of Xanax in California?

    What Is the Punishment for the Possession or Sale of Xanax in California?
    In California, the possession or sale of a controlled substance is illegal. When many people think of a “controlled substance” they envision drugs such as heroin or cocaine; however, prescription drugs are every bit as illegal…
  • Dec 23

    Do the Police Always Need a Warrant to Search Your House?

    Do the Police Always Need a Warrant to Search Your House?
    At some point in your life you may find the police at your door asking to search your home. If this is not the first time you have answered the door to the police you may already know how to handle the situation. If, however, you have never…
  • Dec 18

    Can I Terminate My Probation Early in California?

    Can I Terminate My Probation Early in California?
    If you were convicted of a criminal offense and sentenced to serve a period of time on probation as a result in California you are likely counting the days until your probation is over. You may also be wondering “ Can I terminate my…
Rank this Week: 3154

TRACE Blog

TRACE Blog

Covers anti-bribery compliance.

http://traceblog.org/
  • Dec 24

    Top 10 of 2014 – Vote on the Year’s Biggest Compliance Story

    Top 10 of 2014 – Vote on the Year’s Biggest Compliance Story
    It’s been quite a year in the world of anti-bribery compliance.  Here at TRACE, we’ve compiled our “Top 10 List” based on your poll results over the last twelve months. Read through the list below for a look…
  • Dec 19

    Day 10: Online Training

    Day 10: Online Training
    For the final day of our holiday promotion, TRACE is offering one company complimentary access to our online training for one year. Our system administrators will set the winner up with a branded platform to train up to 500…
  • Dec 18

    Day 9: In-Person Training

    Day 9: In-Person Training
    Supplement your training program with a customized, in-person training session conducted by one of our experienced FCPA attorneys. This half-day session will enable one lucky company to train their employees on anti-bribery regulations and…
Rank this Week: 1527