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Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • May 19

    From Jail to Bail

    From Jail to Bail
    Factors involved in a Magistrate setting bond Being charged with a criminal offense can be very stressful and frightening experience. For most people charged with a crime, the incident ends with them confined in a county jail hoping to be…
  • May 13

    Marijuana Use and Driving While Impaired

    Marijuana Use and Driving While Impaired
      Marijuana Users Beware   In North Carolina it is illegal to drive a vehicle while under the influence of an impairing substance. Impairing substances include alcohol, illegal drugs, prescription medications, and marijuana.  …
  • May 2

    ATTACKING PROBABLE CAUSE ON A DWI CHARGE IN NC – VIDEO

    ATTACKING PROBABLE CAUSE ON A DWI CHARGE IN NC – VIDEO
    This article is an outline designed to help North Carolina Attorneys defend their clients in a DWI charge. The focus of this article is attacking the probable cause to arrest for Driving While Impaired. In any attack based on probable cause,…
Rank this Week: 1931

Crime in the Suites

Crime in the Suites

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

http://crimeinthesuites.com/
  • May 19

    Data Breach Lawsuits: Challenges Persist After Spokeo v. Robin

    Data Breach Lawsuits: Challenges Persist After Spokeo v. Robin
    Data breaches are as common as the common cold—unfortunately, just as incurable. Run a news search on “data breaches” and you’ll find that all kinds of institutions—major retailers, tech companies, universities,…
  • Apr 28

    Feds Open The Gates and Seize the Domain Name

    Feds Open The Gates and Seize the Domain Name
      Does the federal government have the right to seize a domain name without notice? With growing frequency, the feds have seized the domain names of thousands of websites for alleged criminal wrongdoing. The latest example is the seizure…
  • Apr 28

    Getting Started with E-Rate

    Getting Started with E-Rate
    Public schools and libraries in the U.S. can save a lot of money on Internet service by applying for the Schools and Libraries Program, a federal subsidy better known as E-Rate. E-Rate funding, capped yearly at $3.9 billion, helps eligible…
Rank this Week: 2615

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • May 17

    HIGH COURT ADOPTS OUT-OF-DISTRICT ELECTRONIC SEARCHES

    HIGH COURT ADOPTS OUT-OF-DISTRICT ELECTRONIC SEARCHES
    By letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan on April 28, 2016, the Supreme Court adopted two significant amendments to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure–the rule governing search and seizure.  The amendments, if enacted,…
  • May 16

    CFPB Announces Plan to Promulgate Key Mortgage Disclosure Rule

    CFPB Announces Plan to Promulgate Key Mortgage Disclosure Rule
    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray recently informed several banking and other industry groups that the Bureau plans to introduce a proposed rule to address concerns related to CFPB mortgage disclosure…
  • May 12

    The Anti-Corruption Summit – UK plans for a new corporate money-laundering offence, and a host of other proposal

    The Anti-Corruption Summit – UK plans for a new corporate money-laundering offence, and a host of other proposal
    Today the UK’s Prime Minster David Cameron hosted the  “Anti-Corruption Summit”, a first of its kind, bringing together world leaders, business, and civil society with the goal of seeking to agree on a package of steps…
Rank this Week: 1775

New Orleans Criminal Defense…

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Focuses on local and national news, Louisiana criminal law and public policy concerning criminal law. By Elizabeth B. Carpenter.

http://www.neworleans-criminal-defense.com/attorney-blog/
  • May 10

    New ‘violent felony’ ruling from SCOTUS may provide sentence relief

    New ‘violent felony’ ruling from SCOTUS may provide sentence relief
      Welch vs. United States: Supreme Court Holds that Johnson vs. United States is Retroactive A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling may make it possible for some convicted felons who were later sent to prison for possessing a firearm to…
  • Apr 15

    Louisiana Lawmakers Want to Regulate Use of Drone

    Louisiana Lawmakers Want to Regulate Use of Drone
      Bills to regulate drones hovering in Louisiana Legislature Amid booming sales of drones (unmanned aircraft) across the nation, states are trying to figure out how to regulate their commercial and recreational use. In many cases,…
  • Mar 31

    Louisiana 2016 Legislative Session: Bills to Watch

    Louisiana 2016 Legislative Session: Bills to Watch
      2016 Legislative session to address gun, marijuana, job laws The regular session of the Louisiana Legislature got underway March 14 and continues through June 6. While the big question concerns how lawmakers plan to balance the…
Rank this Week: 2558

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: 2434

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
  • May 6

    How can it have been so long since I last posted? Answer – too much to do, too little time!

    How can it have been so long since I last posted? Answer – too much to do, too little time!
    Yesterday I was complaining to Courtney and Will that we needed to get writing. “Why haven’t you two been posting anything to the blog? It’s not like there isn’t interest out there about our cases and the law…
  • Feb 3

    Record Number of False Convictions in 2015 – Who Says You Don’t Need the Best Lawyer You Can Afford!

    Record Number of False Convictions in 2015 – Who Says You Don’t Need the Best Lawyer You Can Afford!
    After 35 years practicing criminal defense, I am sometimes cynical about our system of justice. Prosecutors overcharge offenses in an attempt to prompt a plea from defendants. Defendants are seldom “presumed innocent” in the eyes…
  • Dec 16

    Peterson Lawyers Join the Yantis Case

    Peterson Lawyers Join the Yantis Case
        We have joined with the Spence Law Firm out of Jackson, Woming and Paul Winward of Boise to represent the family of slain Council rancher Jack Yantis. An interview discussing the case is available from Channel 7 News here. Not…
Rank this Week: 2027

New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James S. Friedman, LLC.

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1765

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 5

    Six Ways Politicians are Like Criminal Defense Lawyer

    Six Ways Politicians are Like Criminal Defense Lawyer
    You know that feeling you get when something seems very familiar to you but you know it isn’t? I got that recently when I was listening to one of the Presidential candidates wax poetic about every little detail concerning their poll…
  • Mar 31

    What is Assault, Anyway?

    What is Assault, Anyway?
    I want to begin by thanking Donald Trump’s campaign manager. Just when I was wondering what new legal issues were floating around that were relevant to criminal law, there it was. Assault! Campaign Aides Gone Wild! Or not… Which…
  • Mar 15

    Get Up, Stand up: VOTE!

    Get Up, Stand up: VOTE!
      image by Theresa Thompson, edited for size Finally. I found a way to be able to talk about this crazy election. I’ve been dying to, but I haven’t been able to. You see, the problem is that I try to stay neutral here, and…
Rank this Week: 2562

Invisible Man

Invisible Man

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

http://georgiadefenderblog.com
  • May 3

    My Commencement Speech

    My Commencement Speech
    It’s that time of the year again when universities call on dignitaries and luminaries to give commencement speeches to their students.  Most of these speeches will be rambling, pointless and sleep-inducing.  Others less…
  • Apr 13

    Say It Plain

    Say It Plain
    I came across a video clip the other day.  It was shot inside a Florida Starbucks and showed a woman telling off the Governor there who had come inside the Starbucks with a retinue of aides and guards to, I … Continue reading…
  • Feb 19

    At Least We’re Not Earth

    At Least We’re Not Earth
    Here’s a premise for a movie: The Chinese become the first ones to discover the existence of alien life forms in outer space.  Without telling anyone they develop the capability to track down and capture these alien life forms and…
Rank this Week: 1850

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2545

Beyond The Scope

Beyond The Scope

Covers the practice of interstate drug interdiction and property seizure/forfeiture. By Stowers & Sarcone, PLC.

http://www.interstatedrugbust.com/blog/
  • Apr 29

    FELONY CONVICTIONS AND SENTENCING IN IOWA

    FELONY CONVICTIONS AND SENTENCING IN IOWA
    In my blog posts, when I write about a specific crime, I usually inform my readers about a class of that crime.  For example, whether it is a misdemeanor or a felony, whether it is a Class A felony or a Class D felony.  Today, I…
  • Apr 26

    ARSONS IN IOWA

    ARSONS IN IOWA
    Today, Des Moines Register reported about six fires that happened in Iowa. In this post, I want to explain how Iowa law defines the crime of arson. According to Section 712.1 of the Iowa Code, Arson is defined as causing a fire or…
  • Apr 21

    Iowa Fraud Law

    Iowa Fraud Law
    Recently, I blogged about theft laws in Iowa. One of the ways to commit theft in Iowa is to engage in “fraudulent practices”. Fraudulent practice is more commonly known as fraud.  In Iowa, there are a lot of different ways a…
Rank this Week: 1929

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse…

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Focuses on the intersection of family and criminal law. By Gregg R. Woodnick, PLLC.

http://woodnicklawchildcustody.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 29

    Update on the case: DCS interview without parental consent

    Update on the case: DCS interview without parental consent
      In February, the Department of Child Safety interviewed a child for a child neglect investigation without parental consent. This caused much debate, with the parents (and the Ombudsman) arguing that DCS lacked legal authority to…
  • Apr 26

    To Catch a Predator: Scottsdale edition

    To Catch a Predator: Scottsdale edition
    Two weeks ago, six men were arrested by Scottsdale police after an undercover prostitution sting. According to court documents, the Scottsdale police placed “escort” ads on backpage.com and other websites, and the men responded…
  • Apr 5

    Same-sex adoption made legal in all 50 states: What does this mean for Arizona?

    Same-sex adoption made legal in all 50 states: What does this mean for Arizona?
    In March, a federal judge ruled that Mississippi’s holdout ban on same-sex couples’ adoptions was unconstitutional, making same-sex adoption legal in all 50 states. This ruling, like many court decisions involving same-sex…
Rank this Week: 2239

Cortez Law Blog

Cortez Law Blog

Blogging on criminal law news and cases.

http://cortezlawblog.com
  • Apr 26

    Mitigating Roles and Lower Federal Sentence

    Mitigating Roles and Lower Federal Sentence
    HOW TO GET A LOWER FEDERAL SENTENCE . . . REALLY! Intro What if someone is caught with a kilogram of methamphetamine, several kilograms of heroin, or some other controlled substance? And let’s suppose further that they were acting only…
  • Apr 1

    RIGHT TO HIRE ATTORNEY

    RIGHT TO HIRE ATTORNEY
    RIGHT TO HIRE ATTORNEY Why should I hire an attorney? That’s one of the most frequent questions I get from prospective clients. The short answer to this question in my opinion has two parts. First, the consequences of a criminal…
  • Mar 21

    The “Classified” Defendant

    The “Classified” Defendant
    The WSJ’s Devlin Barrett wrote an excellent article (subscription required) on the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) use of cell-site simulators to locate suspects and fugitives from justice. The U.S. Marshals Service, which is a…
Rank this Week: 1875

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/
Rank this Week: 1947

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law and criminal defense in Maryland. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Maryland Justice Reinvestment Act

    Maryland Justice Reinvestment Act
    The Maryland Assembly has recently passed the Justice Reinvestment Act which is generally aimed at significantly reduces Maryland's prison population. Our partner, Judge Joe Murphy (ret.) played a key role in formulating much of this…
  • Nov 3

    Dismissal of DUI and DWI Charges in Baltimore County

    Dismissal of DUI and DWI Charges in Baltimore County
    As an Aggressive Former Baltimore County Prosecutor and DUI/DWI Attorney, I have prosecuted and defended well over 5,000 DUI's in my almost 20 year career. These cases are prosecuted very aggressively in Maryland with few dismissals and even…
  • Oct 26

    Child Pornograph Cases Prosecuted More Aggresively in Baltimore County Than in Other Jurisdcitions in Maryalnd

    Child Pornograph Cases Prosecuted More Aggresively in Baltimore County Than in Other Jurisdcitions in Maryalnd
    As an Aggressive Criminal Attorney and Former Baltimore County Prosecutor, I have defended dozens if not hundreds of individuals who have been charged with Possession and/or Distribution of Child Pornography. I have been practicing…
Rank this Week: 2032

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Aggravating Circumstances in a Los Angeles DUI

    Aggravating Circumstances in a Los Angeles DUI
    If you have been arrested and charged with driving under the influence in Los Angeles, you have not yet been convicted. The court must find you guilty beyond a reasonable doubt of two elements: 1) driving AND 2) intoxicated.  The…
  • Apr 7

    The Pros and Cons of taking the Preliminary Alcohol Screening Test During a Los Angeles DUI Arrest

    The Pros and Cons of taking the Preliminary Alcohol Screening Test During a Los Angeles DUI Arrest
    When you have been arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol under California Vehicle Code §23152, you will be asked to submit to a Preliminary Alcohol Screening Test. The Preliminary Alcohol Screening Test, or the…
  • Mar 11

    How Important is it for my Los Angeles DUI Attorney to Know the Court my Case is in?

    How Important is it for my Los Angeles DUI Attorney to Know the Court my Case is in?
    When you are facing criminal charges it is highly recommended that you speak to a Los Angeles lawyer who specializes in DUIs. An experienced and knowledgeable attorney will be well versed in available defenses, in arguments to be made, and…
Rank this Week: 2228

The Criminal Lawyer

The Criminal Lawyer

Provides commentary and breaking news about criminal law and policy. By Nathaniel Burney.

http://burneylawfirm.com/blog
  • Apr 14

    Why Prison?

    Why Prison?
    Yesterday, I was raptly following the sentencing of Matthew Keys as it was live-tweeted by Sarah Jeong. If you haven’t read the dozens of articles about it today, the short story is Mr. Keys was sentenced to 2 years in federal prison,…
  • Mar 17

    Drunken Double Standard?

    Drunken Double Standard?
    Readers of my Illustrated Guide to Law have frequently asked about a seeming double standard in criminal law when it comes to drunkenness. On the one hand, a person who is too drunk to think will be liable for crimes he commits; but on the…
  • Mar 3

    Extending the Right to Counsel?

    Extending the Right to Counsel?
    In the “class participation” section of my comic, commenter G. T. Bogosian this morning asked: Why does the supreme court keep guaranteeing that we have a right to counsel, but only in situations that almost never come up in real…
Rank this Week: 2325

Hastings. Cohan and Walsh, LLP Law…

Hastings. Cohan and Walsh, LLP Law Blog

Covers personal injury, tort, medical malpractice and criminal law.

http://www.hcwlaw.com/connecticut-personal-injury-lawyer-and-accident-attorney.html
  • Apr 14

    Who is at fault when a pedestrian is hit in a Connecticut crosswalk?

    Who is at fault when a pedestrian is hit in a Connecticut crosswalk?
    You are crossing the street when you are struck by a car. The operator of the vehicle jumps out to see if you are okay and then starts yelling at you for walking in front of their car. If you are injured you should be taken to the hospital by…
  • Apr 11

    What should be your two main concerns after getting injured in a Connecticut accident case?

    What should be your two main concerns after getting injured in a Connecticut accident case?
    Being seriously injured in a CT accident case can totally disrupt and completely change your life. Your daily activities can be significantly altered, you may be forced to change the way in which you go about performing even the simplest of…
  • Apr 7

    How can you get better medical care after being involved in a Connecticut accident?

    How can you get better medical care after being involved in a Connecticut accident?
    You have been injured in a Connecticut accident case that was caused by the fault of another. It may have involved a car, truck or motorcycle accident, it could be a dog bite incident, it might involve a hit-and-run, it could be a pedestrian…
Rank this Week: 2490

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Bill Mange. Covers Texas criminal defense.

http://www.criminal-attorney-austin-texas.com/blog/
  • Apr 13

    Failing to Disclose Criminal History to the Board of Nursing

    Failing to Disclose Criminal History to the Board of Nursing
    If you’re a nurse reading this blog, your situation probably feels almost like the end of the world. You have worked for years to obtain your nursing license and now you are looking at losing that license that you worked so hard to get.…
  • Apr 1

    A Client’s Moral Courage

    A Client’s Moral Courage
      I recently received a very kind card from Mary S. which had on the front a Malayan proverb: “One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.” On the inside of this card, she wrote…
  • Jul 2

    Read The Labels – Alcohol Could Be Lurking

    Read The Labels – Alcohol Could Be Lurking
    If you’re using an Ignition Interlock Device (“IID”), or anything like that, do yourself a favor. Go through your house, read the labels on everything you have, and if the label says anything about alcohol, throw it away.…
Rank this Week: 1919

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
  • Apr 11

    Last Week’s High Speed Cases (95 mph and 101 mph)

    Last Week’s High Speed Cases (95 mph and 101 mph)
    Last week we had two high speed cases involving alleged speeds of 95 mph and 101 mph where our clients avoided criminal records for reckless driving.  Note: the best way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to…
  • Mar 24

    Northampton Reckless Driving Convictions Avoided (89/55 and 80/45)

    Northampton Reckless Driving Convictions Avoided (89/55 and 80/45)
    It is often advisable to appeal a reckless driving conviction. In Virginia, you have ten days to appeal a conviction in the General District Court to have a new trial in the Circuit Court.  We explain your right to appeal here.…
  • Mar 10

    6 Misdemeanors Avoided (Half Dismissed) in Norfolk GDC in 3 days (March 7-9, 2016)

    6 Misdemeanors Avoided (Half Dismissed) in Norfolk GDC in 3 days (March 7-9, 2016)
    In the three days from March 7-9, 2016, while visiting other cities like Northampton, Virginia Beach, and Accomack, we managed to appear in Norfolk General District Court for six different clients charged with misdemeanor charges.…
Rank this Week: 2005

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Apr 8

    Possession with Intent to Distribute

    Possession with Intent to Distribute
    What is Intent to Distribute? Drug possession is a serious offense in Utah and the severity of the offense depends on a number of different factors such as where the possession took place, what type of drug was possessed, and if the drug was…
  • Jan 28

    New Rules for Motions Before A Court Commissioner

    New Rules for Motions Before A Court Commissioner
    Notice Requirements Have Changed for Commissioner Hearings The rules have changed for motion practice before court commissioners, specifically Rule 101 of the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure. One of the important changes is the previously short…
  • Dec 30

    What is a Criminal Pretrial Protective Order?

    What is a Criminal Pretrial Protective Order?
    Criminal Pretrial Protective Order and Domestic Violence You may have heard of a civil protective order, which permits an individual who has been the victim of violence or threats of violence by a cohabitant to restrain the aggressor from…
Rank this Week: 1903

Fresno Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Fresno Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Richard M. Oberto.

http://www.fresnocriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1839

Graham Lawyer Blog

Graham Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.grahamlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 29

    Using Statistical Methodologies in Detection of Cheating in Academic Integrity Case

    Using Statistical Methodologies in Detection of Cheating in Academic Integrity Case
    An an attorney who defends academic integrity disciplinary actions at state universities, I am often ask to give an opinion on charges brought against students for cheating based on similarities of their answers on exams. For example,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2623

New York DWI Defense Lawyer Blog

New York DWI Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers New York DWI laws and chemical tests. By the Law Offices of James F. Hughes.

http://www.newyorkdwidefenselawyer.com/
  • Mar 21

    RE-LICENSING REGULATIONS FOR REPEAT DWI CONVICTIONS

    RE-LICENSING REGULATIONS FOR REPEAT DWI CONVICTIONS
    When a motorist has their license revoked because of an alcohol conviction (misdemeanor or felony), the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has implemented a policy in which they review the motorist’s lifetime driving record.If this…
  • Sep 9

    The History of DWI and How it Affects You

    The History of DWI and How it Affects You
    I have been working in the area of vehicle and traffic and Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) in one capacity or another since 1961 (not a typo). I spent twenty years as a New York State Trooper (retired); seven years as a part time City Court…
  • Jan 16

    A TRAFFIC TICKET? It's MORE than JUST a TRAFFIC TICKET

    A TRAFFIC TICKET? It's MORE than JUST a TRAFFIC TICKET
    What are some of the consequences when a motorist PLEADS GUILTY to violating the Vehicle and Traffic Law, or is FOUND GUILTY after a trial? The average driver considers a traffic ticket as a minor annoyance which will go away in time. Few…
Rank this Week: 2349

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 21

    Alabama Needs to Address Serious Problems Within Its Prison System

    Alabama Needs to Address Serious Problems Within Its Prison System
    The State of Alabama incarcerates nearly 26,000 inmates in a system designed to hold 13,000. The system is staffed at a 60.4% level.[1] This combination is a recipe for disaster and will ulitmately have an adverse affect on the community at…
  • Mar 7

    The Apple case, Privacy in Our Devices, and Law Enforcement

    The Apple case, Privacy in Our Devices, and Law Enforcement
    Everyone seems to be talking about Apple and their refusal to comply with a court’s order that they “unlock” a phone that might contain evidence related to a violent attack in California. The case brings up serious Fourth…
  • Feb 18

    Andrew Skier again quoted in Montgomery Advertiser

    Andrew Skier again quoted in Montgomery Advertiser
    We are proud of the work we do on behalf of clients and love when the local media recognizes these efforts.
Rank this Week: 1767

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

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

http://www.criminallawyerillinois.com
  • Mar 17

    What is the Cannabis Law in Illinois?

    What is the Cannabis Law in Illinois?
    Cannabis, more commonly known as marijuana, is illegal in the state of Illinois. Despite the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act (410 ILCS 130/1) becoming effective as of January 2014, recreational use, distribution, and…
  • Feb 27

    Overview: Expunging Your Criminal Record in Illinoi

    Overview: Expunging Your Criminal Record in Illinoi
    Expungement is the process where a criminal court disposition is removed from your public record. According to Illinois law, to expunge means “to physically destroy records or return them . . . and to obliterate the [offender’s…
  • Feb 23

    Understanding the Risks of Retail Theft in Illinoi

    Understanding the Risks of Retail Theft in Illinoi
    “It was only a shirt.” “No one was looking.” “I think it’s just a misdemeanor anyway.” If these thoughts have ever crossed your mind, it is important to take a step back and understand the significant…
Rank this Week: 2371

Central Florida DUI Attorney

Central Florida DUI Attorney

By Kevin J. Pitts.

http://myduiflorida.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 8

    Volusia County Marijuana Decriminalization

    Volusia County Marijuana Decriminalization
    Volusia County has voted to decriminalize marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia. This is a good thing but the amendment is not really legalization. It appears to give law enforcement the discretion to either arrest, give a notice to appear or…
  • Jun 10

    Can an Attorney Help You Get Your Drivers License Back? By Heiko G. Moenckmeier.

    Can an Attorney Help You Get Your Drivers License Back? By Heiko G. Moenckmeier.
    Yes.  Attorney Heiko Moenckmeier can help you.  Did your license get suspended?  Did you receive a Habitual Traffic Offender suspension notice in the mail?  Did you get a traffic citation for Driving While License…
  • Apr 19

    Reckless Driving Yasiel Puig Pontification By Heiko G. Moenckmeier, Esq.

    Reckless Driving Yasiel Puig Pontification By Heiko G. Moenckmeier, Esq.
    So… Might as well give you my two cents on the Yasiel Puig arrest for reckless driving for going 110 miles an hour on Alligator Alley, Collier County… It was case 2013CT004124A, which was nolle prossed (dropped) pretty darn…
Rank this Week: 2571

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law.

http://michigancriminalattorney.com/category/blog/
  • Mar 8

    Unlawful Police Search Leads to Dismissal of Felony Drug Charges in Ann Arbor

    Unlawful Police Search Leads to Dismissal of Felony Drug Charges in Ann Arbor
    Drug offense prosecutions almost always involve a police search which are sacredly protected by the Constitution. The Fourth Amendment states that all persons shall be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. There is no higher law in…
  • Feb 10

    The Law Offices of Barton Morris Inspires a Culture of Compassion

    The Law Offices of Barton Morris Inspires a Culture of Compassion
    Team members pictured: Sarah Tarockoff, Thomas Jacobs, Christina Iski, Marko Stakich, Tiffane Post, Bridjet Morris, and Barton Morris. Last month we had the privilege to do a little volunteer work in the kitchen of I Am My Brother’s…
  • Dec 31

    How to fight a DUI chemical or breath test refusal and keep your license from being suspended

    How to fight a DUI chemical or breath test refusal and keep your license from being suspended
    HOW TO FIGHT A CHEMICAL TEST REFUSAL AND KEEP YOUR LICENSE FROM BEING SUSPENDED The penalty for refusing a breath alcohol test is harsh: a one year license suspension with no guarantee for a restricted. If someone has been arrested for…
Rank this Week: 1970

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: 2211

Federal Criminal Appeal Lawyer…

Federal Criminal Appeal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Law Office of C. F. Cowan, P.L.L.C.

http://www.federalcriminalappeal.lawyer/blog/
Rank this Week: 1843

Tennessee Trial Lawyers Blog

Tennessee Trial Lawyers Blog

Covers trials and litigation and criminal, family and injury law. By Freeman & Fuson.

http://www.tennesseetriallawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 15

    Landlord "Inadvertently" Sends Notice To Leave To Tenant

    Landlord "Inadvertently" Sends Notice To Leave To Tenant
    On January 27, 2016, WKRN reported that dozens of tenants at the Howe Garden Apartments in East Nashville received notices that they were to leave their apartments in the middle of the lease. This obviously left tenants, who still had months…
  • Oct 6

    So You've Been Placed on the Abuse Registry

    So You've Been Placed on the Abuse Registry
    Most of our clients who are dealing with allegations from the Department of Health are fighting to keep their name off the abuse registry. More recently we have been contacted by individuals who have found out that their name has been placed…
  • Oct 6

    4-5-320(c) Notifications: Fighting for your License

    4-5-320(c) Notifications: Fighting for your License
    Whether you are a nurse, doctor or pharmacist, your professional license is your livelihood. Theses licenses are governed by specific Boards as part of the Tennessee Department of Health and have the power to suspend and even revoke your…
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LawyerDefend.Me

LawyerDefend.Me

Covers criminal defense topics for Texas criminal defendants and their families. By Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.

http://lawyerdefend.me/
  • Feb 11

    How Soon?–Remarriage After Divorce in Texas?

    How Soon?–Remarriage After Divorce in Texas?
    You may be ready to get remarried.  You are in love.  You are sure about him/her. The sooner the big day, the better!  There is just one problem.  You are already married, and it’s to the wrong person.  Perhaps…
  • Feb 11

    How Soon?–Remarriage After Divorce in Texas?

    How Soon?–Remarriage After Divorce in Texas?
    You may be ready to get remarried.  You are in love.  You are sure about him/her. The sooner the big day, the better!  There is just one problem.  You are already married, and it’s to the wrong person.  Perhaps…
  • Jan 5

    Probation Violation – Bexar County

    Probation Violation – Bexar County
    A Recent MTR Case at Cook & Cook On the first business day of 2016, criminal defense Attorney, Justin D. Cook, represented a client for a probation violation (motion to revoke probation case). For purposes of this post, we will call…
Rank this Week: 2565

Virginia Traffic Law News

Virginia Traffic Law News

By Caddell Nelson & Reibach.

http://www.cnrlawyers.com/news/
  • Feb 8

    Colonial Heights Reckless Driving Reduced to Minor Equipment Violation

    Colonial Heights Reckless Driving Reduced to Minor Equipment Violation
    Recently, John Weiland of Caddell Weiland, PLLC obtained an outstanding result for a client charged with Reckless Driving, a Class 1 Misdemeanor, for driving the wrong way on a street in Colonial Heights, Virginia. Because of his job as a…
  • Feb 8

    Hanover Reckless Driving 92 mph in a 65 mph Zone DISMISSED!

    Hanover Reckless Driving 92 mph in a 65 mph Zone DISMISSED!
    Recently, John Weiland of Caddell Weiland, PLLC obtained an outstanding result for a client charged with Reckless Driving 92 mph in a 65 mph zone in Hanover County, Virginia. Mr. Weiland prepared his client thoroughly for the hearing in the…
  • Feb 8

    New Kent Reckless Driving 98 MPH reduced to 3-pt traffic violation

    New Kent Reckless Driving 98 MPH reduced to 3-pt traffic violation
    Recently, John Weiland of Caddell Weiland, PLLC obtained an outstanding result for a client charged with Reckless Driving 98 mph in a 55 mph zone Class 1 Misdemeanor in New Kent County, Virginia. Being charged with Reckless Driving for…
Rank this Week: 2626

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Jan 24

    Alan Newton and New York's Flexible Principles of Justice

    Alan Newton and New York's Flexible Principles of Justice
    When he ran for mayor, Bill de Blasio made a point of talking about doing what was right and what was just. Based on these basic principles, our mayor-to-be promised to reform the NYPD's Stop and Frisk program and settle the Central Park Five…
  • Dec 6

    Laquan McDonald: Same Old, Same Old

    Laquan McDonald: Same Old, Same Old
    Cook County Coroner's illustration of Laquan McDonald's wounds -- courtesy of the New RepublicWhen I began this blog, I was enthusiastic about the forum and set aside the energy and time to write. As the months passed, I have found it…
  • Nov 8

    The Right to Remain Silent in a Civil Context

    The Right to Remain Silent in a Civil Context
    That refusing to respond to questions does not justify an arrest for obstruction of governmental administration (OGA) has just been affirmed by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. It's sort of an important decision. Many of the routine civil…
Rank this Week: 2135

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 18

    Moving to a New Website

    Moving to a New Website
    Dear Readers, I am moving to a new website: Intermediate Scrutiny.  The change is necessary because I am longer located in Arizona.  Because of life circumstances, I recently moved to Washington State and became a licensed attorney…
  • Sep 8

    Arizona’s Nipple Double Standard

    Arizona’s Nipple Double Standard
    It is the dog days of summer here in Phoenix, Arizona where the weather seems endlessly hot.  There are a variety of ways that people try to beat the “dry heat” where temperatures commonly near 120 degrees.  Sometimes…
  • Aug 24

    Unilateral Contract Case Study

    Unilateral Contract Case Study
    A local news program reported recently a woman in the Phoenix metro area is offering $1,000 to anyone who can prove the claims in Proposition 104. Sounds like a fun way to possibly make a grand.  But is this a legally enforceable…
Rank this Week: 1754

New York Criminal Lawyers Blog

New York Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers New York criminal law. By Law Offices of Michael H. Joseph, PLLC.

http://www.new-york-criminal-lawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 16

    A NEW CLAIM FOR UNJUST ENRICHMENT

    A NEW CLAIM FOR UNJUST ENRICHMENT
    The Westchester business litigation lawyers at The Law Office of Michael H. Joseph, PLLC are breaking new ground in the legal field involving an unjust enrichment claim. Our New York commercial litigation attorneys won a major victory in…
  • Dec 20

    Former Suffolk County Police Chief at Helm of Corruption

    Former Suffolk County Police Chief at Helm of Corruption
    The Westchester Criminal lawyers with offices in the White Plains and midtown New York City are all too familiar with incidents involving police officers using excessive force on inmates or suspects in police custody. However,…
  • Sep 23

    Rikers Correctional Officers Charged Criminally

    Rikers Correctional Officers Charged Criminally
    This week two corrections officers at Rikers Island Correctional facility in New York City were criminally charged with orchestrating an attack on an inmate to settle a personal score. If convicted, these guards will be strictly liable for…
Rank this Week: 2229

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

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

    Be careful what you Tweet for...

    Be careful what you Tweet for...
    A 17 year old in Tarrant County was arrested for tweeting a picture of picture of an airsoft rifle aimed at a marked Fort Worth police vehicle and "Should I do it? They Don't Care For a Black Male Anyways." Police justified their arrest,…
  • Sep 28

    Ahmed Mohamed and the Hoax Bomb Confusion (Part 3)

    Ahmed Mohamed and the Hoax Bomb Confusion (Part 3)
    Importantly, the Penal Code does not define what an "explosive or incendiary device" is, which is a big problem in prosecuting a hoax bomb case. The legislature needs to revisit this issue and make the definitions more clear. Under…
  • Sep 21

    Ahmed Mohamed and the Hoax Bomb Confusion (Part 2)

    Ahmed Mohamed and the Hoax Bomb Confusion (Part 2)
    Irving Police based their investigation on investigation of possession of an explosive weapon or hoax bomb. When it was ruled out that the item was not an explosive weapon, possession of which would be a third degree felony, the fall back…
Rank this Week: 2289

Houston Lawyer Blog

Houston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.houstonlawyer.com/blog/
  • Dec 15

    Expert Help with Houston Traffic Ticket

    Expert Help with Houston Traffic Ticket
    Traffic Citation in Houston? If you have been ticketed in the Houston area, or if you have a Texas Warrant or License Suspension, call today. We are ready to give you a free, confidential consultation to discuss your rights and options.…
  • Oct 1

    Looking for a Parole Attorney in Texas? The Charles Johnson Law Firm Will Offer Expert Guidance

    Looking for a Parole Attorney in Texas? The Charles Johnson Law Firm Will Offer Expert Guidance
    The Charles Johnson Law Firm has been helping inmates obtain parole for 20 years. As a criminal parole lawyer, Attorney Johnson will not only help you at the parole hearing but will also guide you though the process of preparing you for the…
  • Sep 10

    Facing Criminal Charges for Homicide? Houston Homicide Lawyer Charles Johnson is the Right Lawyer for You

    Facing Criminal Charges for Homicide? Houston Homicide Lawyer Charles Johnson is the Right Lawyer for You
    Are you currently in a situation where you are facing criminal charges for Murder? Houston Criminal Homicide Lawyer Charles Johnson represents clients charged with Homicide crimes throughout all of Texas. The Charles Johnson Law Firm can…
Rank this Week: 2557

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/
  • Dec 15

    Driver's License Reinstatement Day in Hillsborough County

    Driver's License Reinstatement Day in Hillsborough County
    On Friday morning, January 8, 2016, at the George Edgecomb Courthouse located at 800 E. Twiggs Street, in Tampa, FL, the court is holding a reinstatement day to reduce fees and help people get their driver’s license reinstated. Relief…
  • Dec 12

    Help! Homeland Security Stole My Cash at the Airport

    Help! Homeland Security Stole My Cash at the Airport
    What happens if you bring cash to the airport for a domestic flight? As you go through the security checkpoint on the way to board your flight and the cash is discovered, agents with the Department of Homeland Security might seize the U.S.…
  • Nov 1

    Petition for Return of a Firearm in Tampa and Hillsborough County, Florida

    Petition for Return of a Firearm in Tampa and Hillsborough County, Florida
    The requirements for a petition a motion for return of a firearm(s) in Hillsborough County, Florida, are set out in an administrative order. The Administrative Order S-2015-042, was signed by Chief Judge Ronald N. Ficarrotta on August 5,…
Rank this Week: 2137

Southern California Criminal…

Southern California Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Justice Firm.

https://www.justice-firm.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2105

Charter Cases

Charter Cases

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

http://www.chartercases.com/
  • Nov 27

    R. v. Appulonappa, 2015 SCC 59

    R. v. Appulonappa, 2015 SCC 59
    The accused were a group of Sri Lankan migrants apprehended from a ship off the west coast of British Columbia. They stood charged under s. 117 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, which made it an offence to “organize,…
  • Apr 13

    R. v. Nur, 2015 SCC 15

    R. v. Nur, 2015 SCC 15
    The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Nur considers the constitutionality of a three-year mandatory minimum sentence for unlicensed possession of a loaded firearm. Continue reading →
  • Feb 5

    Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 5

    Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC 5
    In Carter, the Supreme Court reconsidered the constitutionality of the prohibition on assisted suicide, which had previously been upheld in Rodriguez. Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 2598

Law Office of Joe Dane

Law Office of Joe Dane

Covers criminal offenses and procedure in California.

http://www.joedane.com/blog/
  • Sep 25

    I got caught shoplifting and got a letter to pay hundreds of dollars. Now what?

    I got caught shoplifting and got a letter to pay hundreds of dollars. Now what?
    Caught shoplifting and now you get a letter from a lawyer demanding hundreds of dollars.  Does that mean that you’re facing criminal charges?  If you pay their demand, does it stop charges from being filed?  What about if…
  • Sep 23

    What is the difference between ESS and ISS sentence? Execution suspended and Imposition suspended?

    What is the difference between ESS and ISS sentence? Execution suspended and Imposition suspended?
    In a felony sentencing, what do the terms ESS and ISS mean?  What’s the difference? Felony sentencing overview: The first question that the sentencing judge must make is whether to grant or deny probation.  In most felony…
  • Aug 21

    Full DUI blitz underway in Orange County

    Full DUI blitz underway in Orange County
    DUI Checkpoints and Saturation patrols in Orange County now until Labor Day The Orange County Sheriff’s Department announced today that a “full force” DUI task force will be underway from now, September 21, 2015 through…
Rank this Week: 2101

Washington State DUI and Criminal…

Washington State DUI and Criminal Traffic Blog

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

http://duiseattleblog.typepad.com/dui_seattle/
  • Aug 18

    Why does my DUI case keep getting continued or postponed?

    Why does my DUI case keep getting continued or postponed?
    This is a common client question. Typically, I will have 3-6 DUI pre-trial hearings continuances or postponements in every DUI case. You show up at Court and sign a speedy trial waiver (see this blog) and receive a new Court...
  • Aug 18

    How long do I have to have SR-22 Insurance?

    How long do I have to have SR-22 Insurance?
    SR-22 (high risk) Insurance is required for three (3) years on a DUI, Physical Control or Reckless Driving conviction. It is also required for three (3) years on the Administrative suspension. (if your license is suspended or revoked on…
  • Aug 17

    What the difference between "active" probation and compliance?

    What the difference between "active" probation and compliance?
    Active probation is where you are ordered to report to probation. You will have to meet with a probation officer of the specific Court on a regular basis. (typically monthly - the frequency of meetings really depend on the Court)...
Rank this Week: 2386

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/
  • Aug 13

    NFL Settlement Of Concussion Class Action Lawsuit With Former Players–Is It Adequate?

    NFL Settlement Of Concussion Class Action Lawsuit With Former Players–Is It Adequate?
    There was an interesting editorial by Joe Nocera of the New York Times on August 11, 2015 as to the NFL’s settlement with thousands of its ex-players and their families of a class action lawsuit alleging that the NFL knew of, and…
  • Aug 13

    NFL Settlement Of Concussion Class Action Lawsuit With Former Players–Is It Adequate?

    NFL Settlement Of Concussion Class Action Lawsuit With Former Players–Is It Adequate?
    There was an interesting editorial by Joe Nocera of the New York Times on August 11, 2015 as to the NFL’s settlement with thousands of its ex-players and their families of a class action lawsuit alleging that the NFL knew of, and…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 1891

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law…

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, drug charges, drunk driving, misdemeanors and white collar crimes. By the Law Office of Joshua S. Guillory.

http://www.jsguillorylaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 12

    Sobriety checkpoints and their legality in Louisiana, P.2

    Sobriety checkpoints and their legality in Louisiana, P.2
    Last time, we began speaking about sobriety checkpoints and the factors that go into their legality or illegality. Although law enforcement efforts which making use of sobriety checkpoints are typically within the bounds of what is permitted,…
  • Aug 3

    Sobriety checkpoints and their legality in Louisiana, P.1

    Sobriety checkpoints and their legality in Louisiana, P.1
    Law enforcement agencies use a variety of tools in the battle against drunk driving, and one of these tools is sobriety checkpoints. Although sobriety checkpoints are legal under federal law, not every state considers sobriety checkpoints to…
  • Jul 28

    Dealing with fraud charges: consult experienced counsel, P.2

    Dealing with fraud charges: consult experienced counsel, P.2
    In our last post, we began speaking about mail and wire fraud charges, giving attention to some of the considerations that go into proving these charges in court. It is important for criminal defendants to remember that prosecutors have…
Rank this Week: 2314