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Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Orange County crimes and criminal defense. By Lieber Williams & Labin.

http://www.orangecountycriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 7

    What to Do If You Have Been Pulled Over for an Orange County DUI

    What to Do If You Have Been Pulled Over for an Orange County DUI
    By Becky Kate - Legal Brand Marketing Now that the summer months are fast approaching, it is common for the Orange County police to up the ante of nabbing drunk drivers. Be prepared to see more checkpoints and roving patrols around Orange…
  • Dec 31

    Orange County DUI checkpoints New Year's Eve

    Orange County DUI checkpoints New Year's Eve
    Many people do not realize that DUI cases resulting from law enforcement contact at a DUI checkpoint are some of the most beatable. The reason for this is that there are very strict rules about how a DUI checkpoint must be conducted. These…
  • Oct 22

    Buzzed Driving is NOT Drunk Driving

    Buzzed Driving is NOT Drunk Driving
    The "Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving" campaign by the Ad Council has been around for a while now. I watched another attorney do a DUI trial in approximately 2006, and after the jury convicted her client, one of the jurors cited that ad…
Rank this Week: 1747

Mississippi Criminal Defense Law…

Mississippi Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://mscriminallawblog.com
  • Aug 18

    New School Year = New DUI Crackdown

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

    Criminal Records, the Internet & Digital Footprint

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

    Ole Miss and Crime

    Ole Miss and Crime
    This week The Oxford Eagle reported on the 2010 crime statistics at Ole Miss.  The Eagle has a pay wall, so the article isn't available for free.  I have excerpted some of the more interesting portions below, and thank Alyssa Schnugg for…
Rank this Week: 1993

New York Criminal Defense Journal

New York Criminal Defense Journal

Covers New York criminal law and DWI information. By John P. Pettinella.

http://newyorkcriminaldefenseblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 7

    Case Updates - People v. Anonymou

    Case Updates - People v. Anonymou
    Attorney John Pettinella recently disposed of a criminal matter in a local Westchester Criminal Court by successfully negotiating two violation pleas for his client (violations in New York State are not crimes). The client was charged with…
  • Jul 7

    Assault and Westchester Domestic Violence Court - Part 1: Overview

    Assault and Westchester Domestic Violence Court - Part 1: Overview
    This article is the first in a series explaining the process by which Westchester County criminal lawyers defend matters in the Westchester County Domestic Violence Part. The article will focus on misdemeanor and felony assault charges, one…
  • Jul 7

    The Consequences of Refusing to Submit to a Chemical Test (Refusing to Blow)

    The Consequences of Refusing to Submit to a Chemical Test (Refusing to Blow)
    New York Criminal Defense Lawyer John Pettinella often represents clients who refuse to take a breath test or other chemical test in connection with a Driving While Intoxicated (VTL 1192.2, 1192.2a, or 1192.3 among others) or Driving While…
Rank this Week: 1726

InternetDrugLaw.com

InternetDrugLaw.com

Features a defense attorney perspective on internet pharmacy, prescription, and drug laws. By Donald Cooley.

http://internetdruglaw.com
Rank this Week: 1814

DuiiLawyer.pro

DuiiLawyer.pro

Focuses on Oregon DUI/DUII/DWI related information. By Squire M. Bozorth.

http://duiilawyer.pro
  • Jan 23

    Common DUII Defense

    Common DUII Defense
    When evaluating possible defenses in your driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUI/DUII) case, a experienced DUI lawyer will carefully examine all the evidence produced by the police and in some cases interview witnesses and examine…
  • Jan 19

    Portland DUII Defense Lawyer

    Portland DUII Defense Lawyer
    DUII Charges When you get arrested and charged with a drunk driving offense, your next move should be to contact an attorney.  You see, you might not think that you have the potential to get your charges reduced or dismissed but that’s…
  • Dec 20

    State v. Machuca Update

    State v. Machuca Update
    On December 16, 2009, the Oregon Supreme Court heard arguments in the controversial implied consent case State v. Machuca. Attorney General John Kroger argued the case himself, an indication of the strong law enforcement interest in…
Rank this Week: 1686

Direct Appeal

Direct Appeal

Covers recent criminal cases from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. By Russell Wheeler.

http://directappeal2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1899

LA's Dopest Attorney

LA's Dopest Attorney

Covers drugs, criminal law and LA life. By Allison B. Margolin.

http://allisonmargolin.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 15

    How lawyer navigates sea of secrecy in bizarre case

    How lawyer navigates sea of secrecy in bizarre case
    By Henry Weinstein, Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAugust 15, 2007SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland lawyer Jon Eisenberg calls the case of Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation v. George W. Bush the strangest he has ever handled. How strange? Eisenberg was…
  • Aug 14

    LINDSAY LOHAN: LAWSUIT OVER CAR PURSUIT

    LINDSAY LOHAN: LAWSUIT OVER CAR PURSUIT
    Lindsay Lohan was sued Tuesday for assault and negligence by a passenger in a car the actress allegedly chased while drunk last month
  • Aug 12

    ON THE RIGHT TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA PRIVACY

    ON THE RIGHT TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA PRIVACY
    Oregon subpoenas worry medical marijuana advocates PORTLAND (AP) — Federal subpoenas seeking medical records of 17 Oregon medical marijuana patients have growers and users upset and nervous even as a federal judge considers whether to throw…
Rank this Week: 1882

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
Rank this Week: 2142

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.sandiegoduilawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2843

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Aug 4

    Buyer’s Remorse: Withdrawing from a Plea Agreement

    Buyer’s Remorse: Withdrawing from a Plea Agreement
    Sometimes a party to a plea agreement has buyer’s remorse and wants to get out of the deal. The standard for evaluating such a request varies, depending on when the motion is made. Consider first a motion to withdraw from a plea…
  • Aug 3

    General Assembly Approves Relief from the Endless Loop of License Revocation

    General Assembly Approves Relief from the Endless Loop of License Revocation
    The General Assembly ratified the North Carolina Drivers License Restoration Act last week and submitted it to the Governor. If the act becomes law, it will relieve defendants convicted of certain types of driving while license revoked of the…
  • Jul 31

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    This week, the General Assembly passed H774, which, if signed by the governor or allowed to become law without his signature, would make two significant changes in the administration of the death penalty. Specifically, it would allow a…
Rank this Week: 2378

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://blog.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Aug 3

    Does Marijuana Odor Constitute Probable in Arizona? Yes…and No.

    Does Marijuana Odor Constitute Probable in Arizona? Yes…and No.
    Why Two Appeals Court Rulings Contrasted: Justices Review Effects of AMMA on Marijuana Odor on Probable Cause. In late July, two different Appeals Courts in Arizona released contrasting opinions involving appeals to dismiss the Marijuana…
  • Jul 20

    3 Ways Arizona Underage DUI Accident can Impact Minors and their Parent

    3 Ways Arizona Underage DUI Accident can Impact Minors and their Parent
    Your Guide to Understanding Consequences of DUI with Accidents; and Unforeseen Parental Liability Actions  In a tragic turn of events, Phoenix police reported that a 14-year-old boy, driving a mid-size sedan, was allegedly under the…
  • Jun 29

    Arizona Supreme Court Limits Warrantless Home Searche

    Arizona Supreme Court Limits Warrantless Home Searche
    “Police officers are not exempt from search warrant requirements, in order to perform community caretaking duties.”    Under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and the Arizona Constitution, you have a right to…
Rank this Week: 2685

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: 2268

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
  • Aug 3

    Stormans, Inc. v. Wiesman

    Stormans, Inc. v. Wiesman
    In a religious freedom decision, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the state of Washington’s rules requiring the timely delivery of prescription medication over two pharmacists religious objections.  The pharmacists…
  • Aug 1

    Arizona Legal New

    Arizona Legal New
    Legal News From Around Arizona Scheduling for the contempt hearings regarding Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is moving forward with U.S. District Judge Murray Snow telling both parties to clear dates from late September to early…
  • Jul 31

    Creative Commons License

    Creative Commons License
    Arizona Common Law is now using a creative commons license for all the material on this website, created by me.1  The creative commons license does not extend to items which I do not create or write, such as the issue indices or write…
Rank this Week: 2150

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 3

    South Florida Boy Charged with Manslaughter in Friend's Accidental Shooting Death

    South Florida Boy Charged with Manslaughter in Friend's Accidental Shooting Death
    It just can't be said too many times: guns are not toys. As our West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale juvenile defense lawyers know, firearms can be deadly, and they present a danger to anyone living in or visiting a home in which a firearm is…
  • Aug 1

    Ten Pounds of Meth, Disguised as Candy, Seized in Broward

    Ten Pounds of Meth, Disguised as Candy, Seized in Broward
    Candy can definitely give you a sugar rush, but as our Delray Beach and Fort Lauderdale drug crime defense attorneys can imagine, it's nothing like the manic rush initiated by consuming methamphetamine, an extremely addictive and highly…
  • Jul 24

    Accident or Child Neglect in Child's Hot Car Death?

    Accident or Child Neglect in Child's Hot Car Death?
    Our Delray Beach and Fort Lauderdale criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert know that terrible things happen in life and, sometimes, nobody is legally to blame. For example, earlier this month, a baby in…
Rank this Week: 2317

Psychology of Law and Criminal…

Psychology of Law and Criminal Behavior

By Kenneth Padowitz.

http://www.psychology-criminalbehavior-law.com/
  • Aug 3

    Arguably Minor Misconducts That Were Given Major Punishment

    Arguably Minor Misconducts That Were Given Major Punishment
    The Strive for Fair Punishment There was a young man named Tony. At the age of 18, he met and fell in love with a girl whom his friends also knew. While they became really close, it did not occur to him to ask about her age. Their…
  • Jul 29

    Ex-Criminals as Counselors?

    Ex-Criminals as Counselors?
    An irresponsible person can attempt to counsel another person on how to be responsible; but this just isn’t likely to end up successfully. How can anyone teach someone to be something if that person doesn’t even practice what he…
  • Jul 27

    Emotional Extremes Of A Criminal Not Necessarily An Emotional Disorder

    Emotional Extremes Of A Criminal Not Necessarily An Emotional Disorder
    A lot of criminals or social offenders are characterized by quick changes in their moods, from extremely high to extremely low. These changes in moods can happen frequently — even within a single day of a criminal’s life. He or…
Rank this Week: 2477

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

Covers public criminal justice and defense. By Luftman, Heck & Associates LLP.

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Aug 3

    Can Police Search a Passenger’s Belongings During a Traffic Stop?

    Can Police Search a Passenger’s Belongings During a Traffic Stop?
    As we have talked about in the past, the rules regarding legal searches of a vehicle are different than those normally required. Under the “automobile exception” established by the U.S. Supreme Court, only probable cause or is…
  • Aug 3

    Assault Charge Dismissed

    Assault Charge Dismissed
    A young lady was attending a concert with her boyfriend. Fueled by alcohol, the two began to argue. The argument became heated and the police responded. Ultimately, the young lady was arrested and charged with assault. Her case was scheduled…
  • Jul 29

    Computer Engineer’s Soliciting Prostitution Charge Dismissed

    Computer Engineer’s Soliciting Prostitution Charge Dismissed
    A computer engineer working for a major corporation recently found himself in a very serious situation. Responding to an ad on backpage.com, he went to a hotel and met with an undercover police officer. That meeting ended up with him being…
Rank this Week: 2391

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
Rank this Week: 2838

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Aug 2

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 121

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 121
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
  • Jul 29

    Schöffe säuselt in E-Mails an Verteidigerin – Prozess platzt!

    Schöffe säuselt in E-Mails an Verteidigerin – Prozess platzt!
    Eigentlich sollte es ein kurzer Verhandlungstag im sog. „Kiez-Prozess“ vor dem Amtsgericht Hamburg werden, doch dann kam es anders. Staatsanwaltschaft und Verteidiger lehnten einen Schöffen wegen der Besorgnis der…
  • Jul 26

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 120

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 120
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
Rank this Week: 2609

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense and DUI defense law. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey Vallens APC.

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • Aug 1

    Thousand Oaks DUI Checkpoint Tonight

    Thousand Oaks DUI Checkpoint Tonight
    DUI Checkpoint Tonight in Thousand Oaks The Ventura County Star reports today that officers from the Thousand Oaks Police Department (Ventura County Sheriff's Deputies) will be conducting a DUI/sobriety checkpoint tonight from 9 p.m. until…
  • Jun 24

    A Good Lawyer Knows the Law, A Great Lawyer Knows How to Negotiate

    A Good Lawyer Knows the Law, A Great Lawyer Knows How to Negotiate
    A Good Lawyer Knows the Law, A Great Lawyer Knows How to Negotiate When I graduated from law school about 20 years ago one of my friends thought they would be funny and bought me a new coffee mug that said: "A good lawyer knows the law, a…
  • Jun 22

    Don't Steel Watches Equipped with GPS Tracking Device

    Don't Steel Watches Equipped with GPS Tracking Device
    Don't Steel Watches Equipped With GPS Tracking Devices Ten men were arrested yesterday after what police describe as a movie-like robbery in the Korea Town area of Los Angeles. The men stormed into a jewelry store armed with guns and sledge…
Rank this Week: 2648

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Reddin & Singer, L.L.P.

http://www.milwaukeecriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Wisconsin Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Second-Degree Sexual Assault

    Wisconsin Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Second-Degree Sexual Assault
    Charges of a sex crime have the potential to ruin an individual’s life. Depending on the nature of the charges, convictions can carry lengthy prison terms and requirements to register on the sex offender registry over the course of the…
  • Jul 28

    Appeals Court Denies Wisconsin Man’s Request to Reduce His Child Pornography Sentence

    Appeals Court Denies Wisconsin Man’s Request to Reduce His Child Pornography Sentence
    In State v. Townsend, a Wisconsin man was indicted on two counts of possession of child pornography after he apparently admitted to possessing more than 1,000 illegal images on his computer. In response to the charges, the man entered a plea…
  • Jul 15

    The Stress of a Criminal Prosecution

    The Stress of a Criminal Prosecution
    The collateral damage that occurs when a person is the subject of a criminal prosecution is an under-estimated consequence of involvement in the criminal justice system. This subject came to mind recently when a client of the firm recently…
Rank this Week: 2381

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David M. Boertje.

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    California Prosecutor May Bring Manslaughter Charges for Collapsed Balcony

    California Prosecutor May Bring Manslaughter Charges for Collapsed Balcony
    Recently, prosecutors in Oakland, California announced they opened up a criminal investigation into the fatal balcony collapse that occurred on June 17 near the UC Berkeley campus.  Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley…
  • Jul 29

    California Death Penalty Debate Back on the Table

    California Death Penalty Debate Back on the Table
    The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office has announced it will seek the death penalty against a mother (Pearl Fernandez) and her boyfriend (Isauro Aguirre), who have been accused of the torturing and death of the woman’s…
  • Jul 24

    Supreme Court Strikes Down Law That Would Keep Violent Offenders in Prison Longer

    Supreme Court Strikes Down Law That Would Keep Violent Offenders in Prison Longer
    As a practitioner in the criminal law field, it is part of my job to keep updated on new case law that will affect my clients.  This blog will seek to explain to you the latest development in criminal case law—coming from our…
Rank this Week: 2681

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Police Pursuit and Shootout on I-55 Leads to Two Arrest

    Police Pursuit and Shootout on I-55 Leads to Two Arrest
    A Herald report indicated that Luke Bertolini, a Manhattan, IL resident, is facing several charges in relation to a shootout near Channahon, including aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, reckless discharge, and criminal damage to property.…
  • Jul 29

    Fatal Hit-and-Run in Chicago Results in Reckless Homicide Charge

    Fatal Hit-and-Run in Chicago Results in Reckless Homicide Charge
    According to a report from the Tribune, a woman from Oak Lawn was charged with reckless homicide, along with several other crimes, after a fatal hit-and-run accident on Oak Park Avenue. The accident occurred shortly after midnight when the…
  • Jul 24

    Florida State Quarterback Charged with Battery

    Florida State Quarterback Charged with Battery
    On June 30, Florida State University quarterback De’Andre Johnson was charged with misdemeanor battery from an incident in which he allegedly punched a 21-year-old woman in a bar. According to prosecutors, Johnson was involved in a…
Rank this Week: 2525

White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

Tracks developments in notable white collar and securities enforcement actions. By Brune & Richard LLP.

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
  • Jul 30

    Government Brings Newman to the Supreme Court

    Government Brings Newman to the Supreme Court
    Two days shy of its August 1 deadline, the government has petitioned the Supreme Court for review of US v. Newman, the landmark case in which the Second Circuit held that tippees cannot be held liable for insider trading absent proof that…
  • Jul 17

    Duka Cites Lack of Commission Review as Evidence of ALJs’ Significant Authority

    Duka Cites Lack of Commission Review as Evidence of ALJs’ Significant Authority
    In the ongoing federal court case between Barbara Duka and the SEC in which Duka is trying to stop an administrative enforcement action against her, Duka filed a brief this week opposing the SEC’s motion to dismiss her…
  • Jul 17

    DC Circuit Finds SEC’s Failure to Act in 180 Days Does Not Require Dismissal of Enforcement Action

    DC Circuit Finds SEC’s Failure to Act in 180 Days Does Not Require Dismissal of Enforcement Action
    Section 4E of the Securities Exchange Act gives the SEC 180 days to file an enforcement action after the Division of Enforcement issues a Wells notice. According to the D.C. Circuit, the SEC’s failure to act within that timeframe is not…
Rank this Week: 2035

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Shooting in Kosciusko

    Shooting in Kosciusko
    Law enforcement officers with the Kosciusko Police Department are trying to locate a suspect associated with a shooting that happened on Sunday at Adam's Grocery. According to WJTV News Channel 12, the incident also may have involved a…
  • Jul 30

    SUV Rollover in Jackson

    SUV Rollover in Jackson
    Earlier this week, an SUV flipped over in a residential Jackson street. According to WJTV News Channel 12, the incident happened at the corner of Lawrence Road and Durfey Street. At this time, very few details have been released about the…
  • Jul 28

    Potential Dangers of SGLT-2, Diabetic Drug

    Potential Dangers of SGLT-2, Diabetic Drug
    A class of drugs known as SGLT-2 Inhibitors, used in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes, have come under fire for the serious risks associated with the drugs. The drugs involved are: Janssen's (a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson) Invokana…
Rank this Week: 2574

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.losangelesduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    What Happens when I Refuse a Blood Alcohol test in a Los Angeles DUI Arrest?

    What Happens when I Refuse a Blood Alcohol test in a Los Angeles DUI Arrest?
    When you have been arrested for suspicion of a Los Angeles DUI, officers will ask you to take a field sobriety test at the scene of the arrest. This test is not mandatory, and is voluntary. This means that you do not have to submit to it, and…
  • Jul 23

    What is Proposition 47, and how does it affect my Los Angeles Criminal Case?

    What is Proposition 47, and how does it affect my Los Angeles Criminal Case?
    Proposition 47 was voted for on November 14, 2014, and was approved. The Proposition reduces the classification for certain non-serious and nonviolent property and drug crimes from a felony to a misdemeanor. This will apply to most offenses…
  • Jul 16

    Ways to get a Los Angeles DUI Case Dismissed

    Ways to get a Los Angeles DUI Case Dismissed
    If you have been charged with suspicion of driving under the influence, there is a whole process that must be completed prior to having been found guilty. Your case may be dismissed right from the very onset, before you even set foot in…
Rank this Week: 2854

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 30

    Checks and Balances, Protecting Liberty Beyond Separation of Power

    Checks and Balances, Protecting Liberty Beyond Separation of Power
    The Founding Fathers were extremely suspicious of the concentration of government power in a single person or small group of people. To protect against concentrated power they designed the Constitution to separate the powers of government…
  • Jun 25

    Birthing of the Declaration of Independence: Part Seven, Quill is Set to Parchment

    Birthing of the Declaration of Independence: Part Seven, Quill is Set to Parchment
    The celebration of American Independence Day on the Fourth of July has come to include parades, barbecues and fireworks.  The celebrations should include discussions of how the Declaration of Independence came to be.…
  • Jun 25

    Birthing of the Declaration of Independence: Part Six, Defining the American Mind

    Birthing of the Declaration of Independence: Part Six, Defining the American Mind
    The celebration of American Independence Day on the Fourth of July has come to include parades, barbecues and fireworks.  The celebrations should include discussions of how the Declaration of Independence came to be.…
Rank this Week: 2580

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

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

    THE LAW ON PROVING POSSESSION OF DRUGS OR WEAPONS IN ILLINOIS

    THE LAW ON PROVING POSSESSION OF DRUGS OR WEAPONS IN ILLINOIS
    The police are at your door with a search warrant or maybe they’ve stopped your car for a traffic ticket. In either case, they uncovered drugs, weapons or some other contraband. Can they prove the illegal goods are really yours? …
  • Jul 13

    THE CRIMINAL BURDEN OF PROOF IN ILLINOIS

    THE CRIMINAL BURDEN OF PROOF IN ILLINOIS
    Under our system of government, you are innocent until proven guilty. For most crimes, this means the prosecutor must prove beyond a reasonable doubt all the elements of a crime, and that the defendant committed that crime. For example,…
  • Jun 29

    THE INTOXICATION DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS

    THE INTOXICATION DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS
    Under limited circumstances, being drunk or drugged can be a defense to a crime in Illinois. Intoxication is only a defense when 1) it was involuntarily produced and 2) it deprived you of the substantial capacity to either appreciate the…
Rank this Week: 2162

Houston Criminal Law Blog

Houston Criminal Law Blog

By Rand Mintzer.

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

    What Crimes Can Potentially Lead to the Death Penalty?

    What Crimes Can Potentially Lead to the Death Penalty?
    Texas is infamous for its use of the death penalty. This punishment is considered the most severe legal penalty that is available in the Texas Penal Code. As such, it is only an option in the most serious of legal cases. In fact, there is…
  • Jul 22

    What Will Happen to Me if I Aided or Assisted a Fugitive?

    What Will Happen to Me if I Aided or Assisted a Fugitive?
    Aiding a Fugitive in Texas It is against the law in Texas to directly or indirectly participate in the commission of a crime. This may sound fairly straightforward to most people but it can have far-reaching implications. For example, many…
  • Jul 15

    How Public is the Information About My Arrest? Who Can Find Out About It?

    How Public is the Information About My Arrest? Who Can Find Out About It?
    Arrest Information When a person is placed under arrest in Texas, information about the incident can be stored in a record. Although this information is not always freely available to the public, it may still be available under certain…
Rank this Week: 2231

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 27

    Criminal Docket for Upcoming Year for U.S. Supreme Court

    Criminal Docket for Upcoming Year for U.S. Supreme Court
    Here are the cases and the issues coming up for the next year for the United States Supreme Court.Pay close attention for Foster v. Humphrey, a Georgia case regarding racial discrimination during jury selection.A lot of cases appealed…
  • Jul 27

    Journal: New Mexico Judicial Selection Committee Opens Up Its Deliberatiion

    Journal: New Mexico Judicial Selection Committee Opens Up Its Deliberatiion
    An article in today's journal lays out how it occurred.http://www.abqjournal.com/618629/news/judicial-commission-opens-deliberations-to-fill-vacancies.htmlThe nominating commission list, which is listed on the UNM Law website, shows that…
  • Jul 23

    Orin Kerr's Take on the Death Penalty and Supreme Court Justice

    Orin Kerr's Take on the Death Penalty and Supreme Court Justice
    So true, so true.Kerr's take on why so many Justices turn away from the death penalty might be a guess, but I think it's a good one.But the same can be said for their frustrations with habeas petitions as well, which is why those rules grow…
Rank this Week: 2778

Wright & Weiner Blog

Wright & Weiner Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.nevadacriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    Can I Video Record a Police Officer?

    Can I Video Record a Police Officer?
    Have you ever found yourself the victim of an unexpected traffic stop? Almost everyone who drives will eventually feel the shock of seeing the rearview mirror glow with the flashing lights of a trailing police car. Whether you’ve been…
  • Jul 26

    What are Punitive Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

    What are Punitive Damages in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?
    At the conclusion of any successful personal injury lawsuit, the courts will normally award the plaintiff a certain amount of monetary compensation for harm resulting from the actions of the guilty party. Such damages exist for only one…
  • Jul 18

    What is a Plea Bargain?

    What is a Plea Bargain?
    Many people believe that every criminal case must inevitably lead to an expensive trial after which the defendant will either walk free or remain to face the consequences. In actuality, about 90 percent of Nevada residents facing such charges…
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Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

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

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 27

    Injury Accident vs Personal Injury Case

    Injury Accident vs Personal Injury Case
    When Melissa, a 40 year-old grocery shopper, decided to use the store restroom, she ignored the “Caution: Wet Floor” sign blocking the entrance and went running down the freshly mopped hallway. When she slipped and broke her leg,…
  • Jul 22

    Oklahoma Adoption Law

    Oklahoma Adoption Law
    Adopting a child can be a rewarding and joyful event. A celebration is often in order at the end of what can be a grueling and overwhelming process. There are myriad laws that must be followed which are actually designed to be sure that when…
  • Jun 29

    Filing for Bankruptcy in Oklahoma: Pros and Con

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

Houston Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law and criminal defense issues. By the Charles Johnson Law Firm.

http://www.houstonlawyer.com/blog/
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Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
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Graham Lawyer Blog

Graham Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.grahamlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Remembering Attorney Emma Paulsen

    Remembering Attorney Emma Paulsen
    The Omak-Chronicle reported today the death of Emma-Paulsen, the elected Ferry County Prosecuting Attorney. I think I first met Emma Paulsen around 2005 when I first started taking cases in Okanogan County. She worked as public-defender and…
  • Jul 5

    Jeffrey Havard and the “Gate-Keeping” Function

    Jeffrey Havard and the “Gate-Keeping” Function
    “Gate-keeping function.” That is what you call the judge’s role in deciding whether to allow an expert witness to testify. The judge is supposed to screen experts to make sure that what they are saying is scientifically…
  • May 10

    Police Cameras in Washington State – 5 Years Later

    Police Cameras in Washington State – 5 Years Later
    Spokane just announced yesterday that 1/2 of the patrol officers will have to wear a body camera as part of a 6-month pilot project. 5 years ago I wrote a blog post asking if people could really imagine the police in this state wearing body…
Rank this Week: 2615

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 24

    Florida DMV Can Suspend Your Driver's License for Medical Reasons Based on Confidential Tip

    Florida DMV Can Suspend Your Driver's License for Medical Reasons Based on Confidential Tip
    One thing people in Florida do not always realize is that driving is considered a right, not a privilege. This does not mean that the DMV in Florida is going to withdraw drivers' licenses for no reason, but it does mean that when the DMV…
  • Jul 16

    Examples of When the State Cannot Prove Constructive Possession in Florida

    Examples of When the State Cannot Prove Constructive Possession in Florida
    In Florida, there are a lot of drug cases and gun cases that involve the concept of constructive possession. Actual possession is when the police find a gun or drugs on a person i.e. in his pocket, in his hand, in his waistband, sees him…
  • Jul 13

    When Can Oral Communications Be Secretly Recorded in Florida?

    When Can Oral Communications Be Secretly Recorded in Florida?
    With cell phones that have the capability to record audio and video, people record other people's communications all of the time. However, that may not be legal in Florida. There is a statute that addresses this issue, but its…
Rank this Week: 2139

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Jul 24

    Do I Need To Hire A Lawyer For A Divorce?

    Do I Need To Hire A Lawyer For A Divorce?
    This is one of the first and most frequent questions mo […] The post Do I Need To Hire A Lawyer For A Divorce? appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Jul 14

    4 Frequently Asked Questions about DUIs in Arizona

    4 Frequently Asked Questions about DUIs in Arizona
    Guest authored for Minick Law Blog by Attorney David Mi […] 4 Frequently Asked Questions about DUIs in Arizona is a post from: MINICK LAW The post 4 Frequently Asked Questions about DUIs in Arizona appeared first on…
  • Jul 13

    Are the Police Allowed To Use Force?

    Are the Police Allowed To Use Force?
    Right now, the topic of “police brutality” is buzzing t […] Are the Police Allowed To Use Force? is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Are the Police Allowed To Use Force? appeared first on MINICK LAW.
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Orange County Criminal Attorneys…

Orange County Criminal Attorneys Blog

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

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

    Costa Mesa Man Assumes Roles of Criminal, Judge, and Jury in His Own Hit and Run Case

    Costa Mesa Man Assumes Roles of Criminal, Judge, and Jury in His Own Hit and Run Case
    IRVINE Alec Scott Abraham sped through a red light, mowing down a family in a Chevy Cruz, killing a 2 year-old girl and her grandmother, while seriously injuring the girl’s mother and 7 year-old brother last month. Abraham fled the…
  • Jul 22

    Marijuana Found in Newport Beach Apartment Deemed Legal by Police

    Marijuana Found in Newport Beach Apartment Deemed Legal by Police
    After being alerted to a fire inside an apartment on the 1900 block of Sherrington Place, police discovered roughly 25 marijuana plants. The plants were part of a cultivation project, however, one that police determined to be legal. The…
  • Jul 20

    Small-Time OC Pimp Facing 22 Years if Convicted For Human Trafficking

    Small-Time OC Pimp Facing 22 Years if Convicted For Human Trafficking
    24 year-old Richard Sandoval has been charged with 8 felonies related to his violent attempts at persuading his 18 year-old girlfriend to become his prostitute at a hotel in Garden Grove. Along with burning her leg with a blow torch, Sandoval…
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Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal defense, evidence and the Fourth Amendment. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    What is a Hate Crime?

    What is a Hate Crime?
    With all the talk surrounding the tragic church shooting in South Carolina last month, the news has been reporting often on the topic of hate crimes. We tend to understand what a hate crime is from a layman's perspective, but what is a hate…
  • Jul 16

    Violation of Fifth Amendment Rights Causes Defendant's Conviction to be Overturned

    Violation of Fifth Amendment Rights Causes Defendant's Conviction to be Overturned
    Criminal trials involve loads of evidence, legal argument, expert testimony, and sometimes days of witness testimony. But in many cases, it is a single improper statement that can end up poisoning a trial. When prosecutors use creative…
  • Jul 2

    Maryland Governor Vetoes Numerous Criminal Reform Bill

    Maryland Governor Vetoes Numerous Criminal Reform Bill
    We have previously written about a number of proposed reforms to Maryland's criminal justice system, including some that proposed decriminalization of Maryland's marijuana laws. However, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has vetoed a number of…
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New York Legal Blog

New York Legal Blog

Offers information and articles related to injury and accident law, criminal law, and immigration law in New York. By the Law Office of Mark Siesel, Esq.

http://www.nylegalblog.com/
  • Jul 23

    Tragic DWI Crash in Cutchogue

    Tragic DWI Crash in Cutchogue
    This past Saturday, July 18, 2015, there was an horrific DWI crash in Cutchogue on Long Island.  An intoxicated driver of a pick up truck that collided with a limousine and killed four women attempted to leave the scene of the accident.…
  • Jul 10

    Lower Hudson Valley Motor Vehicle Crashes 2011-2014

    Lower Hudson Valley Motor Vehicle Crashes 2011-2014
    As anyone who drives on the major highways and parkways in the Westchester County area and other counties in the lower Hudson Valley such as I-684, I-287 and I-87, for example) is aware, the average driver on these highways will: follow too…
  • Apr 8

    Rollover Accidents Responsible For Hundreds of Truckers Dying Annually

    Rollover Accidents Responsible For Hundreds of Truckers Dying Annually
    Each year, hundreds of truck drivers are killed in rollover accidents across the United States due to a combination of factors. The most prevalent causes are the congested roadways and exit ramps which are antiquated, inadequately lit or…
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Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 22

    Seattle Sounders Star Marco Pappa Charged with Drunk Driving

    Seattle Sounders Star Marco Pappa Charged with Drunk Driving
    On Sunday, July 20, Seattle Sounders Football Club midfielder Marco Pappa was charged with driving under the influence by Seattle police. He was also charged with speeding at the time of his arrest, according to a report from Q13 FOX. Beyond…
  • Jun 25

    Washington has the Ninth Highest DUI Arrest Statistics in the Country

    Washington has the Ninth Highest DUI Arrest Statistics in the Country
    According to a new study, Washington has the ninth highest DUI arrest statistics in the country. The report, produced by Project Know, estimates that for every 10,000 Washington drivers, 49.8 were arrested for DUI in 2013. As Fusion…
  • Jun 12

    Attorney Jonathan Dichter Named in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ List for Second Consecutive Year

    Attorney Jonathan Dichter Named in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ List for Second Consecutive Year
    For the second consecutive year, Dichter Law Office, PLLC is proud to announce that Attorney Jonathan Dichter has been included in the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ Edition of 2015. This exclusive list honors attorneys all over the…
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Arizona Criminal Law & Sex Crimes…

Arizona Criminal Law & Sex Crimes Post

Covers crimes and criminal defense. By Vladimir Gagic.

http://www.azcriminallawsexcrimes.com/
  • Jul 22

    Arizona license suspension for two DUIs in 7 year

    Arizona license suspension for two DUIs in 7 year
    If a driver is convicted of two misdemeanor DUI convictions within 7 years, the Arizona Motor Vehicle Department can suspend the driver’s license longer for the second conviction than the first. How much longer? For a first time DUI…
  • Jun 29

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

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

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

    Interlock order for non-extreme DUI ARS 28-1381(a)(1) and (a)(2)
    If someone is convicted for a first time, non-extreme DUI in Arizona under ARS 28-1381(a)(1) or (a)(2), then the interlock requirement is for 12 months, which is the same as for an extreme DUI charge under ARS 28-1382(a)(1). However, for a…
Rank this Week: 2148

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Discusses Georgia DUI defenses. By Douglas B. Chanco.

http://chancolaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

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  • Oct 1

    Real Scientific Knowledge is Needed to Defend DUI Case

    Real Scientific Knowledge is Needed to Defend DUI Case
    Lawyers graduate from law school with a basic knowledge about the law, but many lack practical training. Many learn about basic strategies, but not the in-depth knowledge that’s necessary attack the evidence in the…
  • Sep 25

    Ignition Interlock Devices – Inaccuracy and False Trigger

    Ignition Interlock Devices – Inaccuracy and False Trigger
    IIDs (Ignition Interlock Devices) are used across the US in all states for repeat DUI offenders. It’s a device about the size of an average mobile phone, which lets you start your car after it gauges the alcohol content level in your…
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Lori Levin Blog

Lori Levin Blog

Covers Illinois criminal justice, juvenile justice, guardianship and mental health law issues.

http://www.lorilevinlaw.com/blog.html
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Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Jul 16

    Florida Defendants who receive "withholding of adjudication" on a felony must be cautiou

    Florida Defendants who receive "withholding of adjudication" on a felony must be cautiou
    Florida judges have a special authority vested upon them to “withhold adjudication” in a criminal matter pursuant to Fla. Stat. §948.01. This means that the person who enters a plea of "no contest" or guilty plea to a felony…
  • Jun 19

    Confrontation Clause Not Applied to Child Hearsay Statement

    Confrontation Clause Not Applied to Child Hearsay Statement
    Under Florida Statute 90.803(23) Florida courts may allow a witness other than the child testify as to what type of sexual abuse a child may have told them occurred under certain circumstances. In other words, an alleged sex crime child…
  • Jun 19

    Confrontation Clause Not Applied to Child Hearsay Statement

    Confrontation Clause Not Applied to Child Hearsay Statement
    Under Florida Statute 90.803(23) Florida courts may allow a witness other than the child testify as to what type of sexual abuse a child may have told them occurred under certain circumstances. In other words, an alleged sex crime child…
Rank this Week: 2535

Wright Law Group Blog

Wright Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal law topics.

http://wrightlawgroupnv.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    Recovery Of Attorney’s Fees In Criminal Cases Attorney Las Vega

    Recovery Of Attorney’s Fees In Criminal Cases Attorney Las Vega
    Recovery Attorney’s Fees In Criminal CasesLas Vegas AttorneyIn the past, it has not been possible for a criminal defendant to recover their attorney’s fees upon acquittal or dismissal of the charges. However, in some instances…
  • Jul 6

    Las Vegas Law Enforcement Agencies Wrongful Use Utility Info

    Las Vegas Law Enforcement Agencies Wrongful Use Utility Info
    Law Enforcement Agencies’ Improper Use Of Utility InformationWe recently reported on teams of law enforcement agents showing up at the private residences of persons who have been issued a registry identification card by the Division of…
  • May 13

    Banks Going After Homeowner’s Association (HOA) Foreclosure

    Banks Going After Homeowner’s Association (HOA) Foreclosure
    Banks are Going After Homeowner’s Associations and The Agencies Conducting Foreclosure Sales Many banks are unwilling to accept the Nevada Supreme Court ruling that Homeowners Associations’ Super-priority Liens are…
Rank this Week: 2635