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Grotian Moment: The International…

Grotian Moment: The International War Crimes Trial Blog

Case Western University Law School's blawg on international war crimes trials.

http://law.case.edu/saddamtrial/
  • Jul 29

    Human Rights Watch Report Assessing the Taylor Trial

    Human Rights Watch Report Assessing the Taylor Trial
    Human Rights Watch recently released a report entitled "Even a 'Big Man' Must Face Justice": Lessons from the Trial of Charles Taylor. A copy of that report is available here: HRW Report on Taylor Trial. Below is the announcement from Human…
  • Jul 28

    The Law's Long Arm and the Mighty Pen: Justice for Ratko Mladic

    The Law's Long Arm and the Mighty Pen: Justice for Ratko Mladic
    A former war crimes prosecution attorney and PILPG advisory board member reflects on the arrest of Ratko Mladic, alleged mastermind of the Srebrenica genocide. It is not often when one man is able to unite officials on both sides of the…
  • Feb 15

    Piracy Prosecutions in the Seychelle

    Piracy Prosecutions in the Seychelle
    By Cameron MacLeod Since early 2010, the Seychelles has become the hub for prosecution of Somali pirates in the Indian Ocean. The Seychelles recently enacted a statute giving its courts universal jurisdiction to prosecute pirates brought to…
Rank this Week: 1899

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: 1475

New Jersey Criminal Defense and…

New Jersey Criminal Defense and DWI Blog

Covers New Jersey criminal and DWI laws, including blood and breath tests, license suspencions and traffic violations. By John F. Marshall.

http://www.njcriminaldefenselawblog.com/
  • Apr 9

    Senate Passes S1565: Internet Casino Gambling May Become a Reality

    Senate Passes S1565: Internet Casino Gambling May Become a Reality
      The move towards legalizing online gambling in New Jersey gained momentum this week when a Senate Committee passed S1565, which would authorize casinos in Atlantic City to set up Internet gambling access for their patrons. Specifically,…
  • Apr 2

    Residential Burglaries: The Push to Upgrade

    Residential Burglaries: The Push to Upgrade
    On March 15, 2012, the New Jersey Assembly passed A1035, a Bill which seeks to upgrade residential burglary from a crime of the Third Degree to a crime of the Second Degree. The Bill further seeks to upgrade residential burglary from a crime…
  • Mar 21

    Simplifying a Complex Case: Ravi Guilty on All Counts in Webcam Spying Trial

    Simplifying a Complex Case: Ravi Guilty on All Counts in Webcam Spying Trial
    On Friday, March 16, 2012, a Middlesex County jury convicted former Rutgers University student Dharun Ravi, now 20-years old, of every count of the Indictment under which he was charged.  It was the first case in which invasion of privacy…
Rank this Week: 1724

Capital Defense Weekly

Capital Defense Weekly

Covers news and case law for those interested in capital litigation. By Karl Keys.

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

    Closing down

    Closing down
    As previously noted we are closing down.  Starting Labour Day weekend this site will automatically redirect to an archive of the website. In response to several emails asking to take over Weekly, I’m not sure yet of the final direction…
  • Jul 21

    Where next?

    Where next?
    As announced in the last edition, the weekly email edition is done.  The archives will be stored in a new site with a “resurrection” of a project abandoned years ago, the “Toolbox,” which is a collection of guides and source…
  • Jul 11

    first edition of July

    first edition of July
    From this week’s intro:
Rank this Week: 1913

Waranch Law Blog

Waranch Law Blog

Covers Maryland criminal, traffic, and personal injury issues. By David R. Waranch.

http://www.maryland-criminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 7

    Why "Over Treatment" Will Hurt Your Accident Case

    Why "Over Treatment" Will Hurt Your Accident Case
    Getting the "right" amount of treatment for your injuries is a balancing act.  You certainly don't want to get too little treatment or stop treatment before your injuries have resolved.  On the other hand, it is not wise to "over…
  • Oct 5

    Fender Bender?? You Should Still Call The Police

    Fender Bender?? You Should Still Call The Police
    Even if you are involved in a minor collision, you should still call the police.
  • Sep 15

    You Should Consult With a Lawyer If.....(Auto Accident)

    You Should Consult With a Lawyer If.....(Auto Accident)
    It is a good idea to consult a lawyer if: It is not clear who is at fault for the car accident, or liability is being dispute. You are not sure what the damages are. The insurance claims adjuster requests medical records from before your…
Rank this Week: 1442

Juvienation

Juvienation

Covers developments in juvenile justice. By Mark Sorkin.

http://juvienation.wordpress.com
  • Jul 28

    Gone Fishing

    Gone Fishing
    After 388 posts in less than 365 days, nearly 40,000 visitors and 191 comments, I have decided to put Juvienation on hiatus until further notice. Please feel free to rummage through the archives, refer to the blogroll and further reading page…
  • Jul 28

    Gone Fishing

    Gone Fishing
    After 388 posts in less than 365 days, nearly 40,000 visitors and 191 comments, I have decided to put Juvienation on hiatus until further notice. Please feel free to rummage through the archives, refer to the blogroll and further reading…
  • Jul 6

    Juvienation on Vacation

    Juvienation on Vacation
    I’m off to Italy this afternoon and won’t be posting any updates while I’m traveling. Please feel free to comb through the archives and hit the links on the blogroll while the site is on hiatus. If you’re looking for updates on the…
Rank this Week: 1456

DeMatteo Legal Solutions Blog

DeMatteo Legal Solutions Blog

Chronicles and commentary on national and Connecticut legal issues, including criminal defense, juvenile law and Constitutional rights. By Christopher DeMatteo.

http://conncriminaldefense.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1810

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Covers Utah criminal law and criminal defense. By Utah Defenders.

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • Mar 23

    Beyond a Reasonable Doubt with Conflicting Evidence

    Beyond a Reasonable Doubt with Conflicting Evidence
    Conflicting Evidence and the Burden of Beyond a Reasonable Doubt Whether conflicting evidence can still result in a jury verdict beyond a reasonable doubt was address in a recent case, State v. Bourk. Bradley Edward Bourk was convicted of…
  • Jan 12

    Disclosing the Identity of a Confidential Informant

    Disclosing the Identity of a Confidential Informant
    Confidential Informant Law A Utah County officer was informed by a confidential informant that M.G. was selling ecstasy and had plans to attend a rave with friends. Consequently, officers pulled over a vehicle with M.G. driving and four…
  • Nov 1

    New Trial From New Evidence

    New Trial From New Evidence
    Getting A New Trial Based on New Evidence Can Be Difficult Danny Logue was convicted of aggravated murder, possession of a dangerous weapon by restricted person, and obstruction of justice. Brandon Wright, a witness for the State at trial,…
Rank this Week: 2613

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

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

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blog/
  • Mar 22

    Texas Jury Reform Would Limit Prosecutors in Grand Jury Proceeding

    Texas Jury Reform Would Limit Prosecutors in Grand Jury Proceeding
    Grand jury proceedings were originally designed to provide checks and balances against oppressive prosecution or potential witch hunts. If passed, a proposal that’s currently before Texas lawmakers would make it mandatory for…
  • Mar 21

    Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Answers: Is Flag-Burning a Crime?

    Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Answers: Is Flag-Burning a Crime?
    There is no question that flag-burning is controversial but should there be consequences when individuals choose to do so? Whatever your political leanings, you have probably heard numerous news reports about the aftermath of the presidential…
  • Mar 20

    Man Charged with Cyberstalking After Strobe Tweet is Sent to Dallas Reporter

    Man Charged with Cyberstalking After Strobe Tweet is Sent to Dallas Reporter
    The rapid growth of social media and apps has to a raft of new cyberstalking laws at federal and state levels. Offensive tweets, Facebook posts, and texts have been linked to teen suicides and other consequences. However, in a recent case…
Rank this Week: 2309

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Features articles on criminal defense in Dallas and throughout Texas. By Broden & Mickelsen.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Mar 22

    Texas Jury Reform Would Limit Prosecutors in Grand Jury Proceeding

    Texas Jury Reform Would Limit Prosecutors in Grand Jury Proceeding
    Grand jury proceedings were originally designed to provide checks and balances against oppressive prosecution or potential witch hunts. If passed, a proposal that’s currently before Texas lawmakers would make it mandatory for…
  • Mar 21

    Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Answers: Is Flag-Burning a Crime?

    Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer Answers: Is Flag-Burning a Crime?
    There is no question that flag-burning is controversial but should there be consequences when individuals choose to do so? Whatever your political leanings, you have probably heard numerous news reports about the aftermath of the presidential…
  • Mar 20

    Man Charged with Cyberstalking After Strobe Tweet is Sent to Dallas Reporter

    Man Charged with Cyberstalking After Strobe Tweet is Sent to Dallas Reporter
    The rapid growth of social media and apps has to a raft of new cyberstalking laws at federal and state levels. Offensive tweets, Facebook posts, and texts have been linked to teen suicides and other consequences. However, in a recent case…
Rank this Week: 2251

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland laws on drug arrests, DUI and gun crimes. By the Herbst Firm.

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 22

    Baltimore School Principal Charged With Theft

    Baltimore School Principal Charged With Theft
    The number of Baltimore City school employees recently arrested for stealing from their own schools climbed to four after a former principal was charged with numerous counts of theft and embezzlement. The 44 year-old female administrator…
  • Mar 15

    Police Searching For Rockville Gun Shop Burglar

    Police Searching For Rockville Gun Shop Burglar
    Two suspects who burglarized a Rockville gun shop last week remain at large, and now law enforcement officers believe they may be linked to another recent burglary in nearby Virginia. Montgomery County police officers were alerted to the…
  • Mar 8

    Feds Indict Seven Baltimore Cop

    Feds Indict Seven Baltimore Cop
    The U.S. Attorney recently announced that seven Baltimore City police officers have been indicted on numerous felony charges, and the fallout has already extended beyond the cops’ alleged criminal acts. A federal grand jury returned the…
Rank this Week: 1997

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Mar 22

    Minnesota Boosting Funds To Stop Sex Trafficking Ahead Of Super Bowl

    Minnesota Boosting Funds To Stop Sex Trafficking Ahead Of Super Bowl
    Law enforcement agencies in Minnesota will be receiving nearly $800,000 in grant funding that will go towards police training and special courses to help officers better spot and stop sex trafficking leading up to and through the upcoming…
  • Mar 21

    Drinking On A Boat In Minnesota – Understanding The BWI Law

    Drinking On A Boat In Minnesota – Understanding The BWI Law
    The spring season is here, and soon enough the weather will be warm enough for people to take their boat out on the lake for the first time. Whether you like to fish, ski or simply float at the sand bar, oftentimes the time spent on the…
  • Mar 20

    DUIs in Minnesota and Across The United State

    DUIs in Minnesota and Across The United State
    Roughly one in seven Minnesotans have a DUI on their record, but drunk driving isn’t just a problem in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Drunk driving is problematic throughout the United States, but which states are affected by it the most? To…
Rank this Week: 2466

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2131

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal…

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal News

By Young Klein & Associates.

http://www.ykacrim.com/blog/
  • Mar 22

    Young girl, rescuer killed after hoverboard ignites in flame

    Young girl, rescuer killed after hoverboard ignites in flame
    A family is mourning the death of their little girl after a hoverboard they were charging inside their home burst into flames, burning the 4-year-old child to death. A rescuer who rushed to the young girl’s aid was also killed after a…
  • Mar 15

    Man injures two Lehigh County probation officers during scuffle

    Man injures two Lehigh County probation officers during scuffle
    A 19-year-old Bethlehem man injured two Lehigh County probation officers on Tuesday when the officers were trying to take the man into custody. According to various media reports, the incident happened Tuesday afternoon. Once the man was in…
  • Mar 7

    Woman allegedly shoots husband after argument over burnt casserole

    Woman allegedly shoots husband after argument over burnt casserole
    A Pennsylvania woman is facing serious charges after reportedly killing her husband due to an argument they had about a burnt casserole. According to various media reports, 38-year-old Teresa Drum gave police multiple stories about why her…
Rank this Week: 2097

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

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

    New Laws Passed by the Utah Legislature

    New Laws Passed by the Utah Legislature
    The following bills, related to law enforcement and criminal justice, were passed in Utah’s 2017 General Session: H.B. 381 Law Enforcement Body Camera Footage Amendments; H.B. 184 Contraband Device Destruction; and S.B. 31 Protection of…
  • Feb 23

    Assault Against School Employee Charges Require Knowledge

    Assault Against School Employee Charges Require Knowledge
    Defending Assault Against School Employee Charges This was a case of a junior high school student’s (W.E.M.) appeal for assault against school employee, a class A misdemeanor if committed by an adult. W.E.M. and his friends came up with…
  • Feb 13

    Revoking Parole When Invoking the Fifth Amendment

    Revoking Parole When Invoking the Fifth Amendment
    Do Parolees Still Have their Right Against Self Incrimination? Brendt Bennett was required to disclose his entire sexual history, including any uncharged sexual crimes, as part of his sex offender treatment during parole. Mr. Bennett claimed…
Rank this Week: 2249

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2132

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

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

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • Mar 20

    Trumpaganda

    Trumpaganda
    ​Veteran journalist Scarborough tweeted, "I had said Friday was the worst day of Donald Trump's presidency. I was wrong. It is today." He was referring, of course, to FBI director James Comey's March 20 confirmation of an…
  • Mar 8

    #MuslimBan2 Deep Dive

    #MuslimBan2 Deep Dive
    The American Anti-Arab Discrimination Committee (ADC) invited attorney Hassan Ahmad today to do a "deep dive" into the Muslim Ban 2.0 today, going over a lot of the policy considerations and details of the new ban. The ban is a…
  • Mar 7

    #MuslimBan2, Broken Down

    #MuslimBan2, Broken Down
    The new executive order on immigration, dubbed "MuslimBan 2.0" signed March 6, 2017 presents a more nuanced, but still ultimately unconstitutional affront to religious liberty. Reviewing the redline version prepared by the ACLU of…
Rank this Week: 2587

The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

Covers asset searches, bribery, due diligence, money laundering and scams. By Charles Griffin Intelligence.

http://www.ethicalinvestigator.com/
  • Mar 20

    A Manual for How to Blow Your Due Diligence

    A Manual for How to Blow Your Due Diligence
    Step one: don’t have a manual. That’s the message in an information-packed new book about the inner workings of the SEC just after the Madoff and now largely forgotten (but just as egregious) Allen Stanford frauds. In his memoir…
  • Mar 13

    Due Diligence When Databases Fail

    Due Diligence When Databases Fail
    What to do when the databases you rely on start stripping out the very data you are paying for? Word in today’s Wall Street Journal that the main credit reporting firms will be removing many civil judgments and tax liens from credit…
  • Feb 27

    The Best Picture Mix-Up and Artificial Intelligence

    The Best Picture Mix-Up and Artificial Intelligence
    What will it take for artificial intelligence to surpass us humans? After the Oscars fiasco last night, it doesn’t look like much. As a person who thinks a lot about the power of human thought versus those of machines, what is striking…
Rank this Week: 2311

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 19

    Do Not Be Tricked Into Speaking to Law Enforcement: a Recent Example

    Do Not Be Tricked Into Speaking to Law Enforcement: a Recent Example
    One of the first things that will occur prior to or immediately after an arrest is an attempt by a law enforcement officer to wheedle a statement, admission or confession out of the defendant.  After all, this is the time when the…
  • Mar 12

    Arrested On a Domestic Violence Charge in New York?

    Arrested On a Domestic Violence Charge in New York?
    If you have been arrested for a domestic violence crime in New York, do not panic.  Despite often carrying very serious penalties with sometimes painful personal and professional ramifications, these charges can be often be defeated…
  • Mar 5

    This Week: Hearing on Motion To Vacate Guilty Plea Due to Lawyer’s Bad Advice

    This Week: Hearing on Motion To Vacate Guilty Plea Due to Lawyer’s Bad Advice
    In a recent blog post, I discussed the topic of ineffective assistance of counsel claims and the opportunity to vacate a conviction due to trial counsel’s representation which falls “below an objective standard of…
Rank this Week: 2354

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
  • Mar 19

    Winning Criminal Defense and DUI Case

    Winning Criminal Defense and DUI Case
    Winning Criminal Defense and DUI Cases Winning in criminal defense takes a variety of different forms. First, a dismissal of all of the charges is the best example of a “win”. I have had a great deal of success in getting…
  • Jan 30

    Once Reduced, A fc

    Once Reduced, A fc
    Once a Felony is Reduced to a Misdemeanor, it is a Misdemeanor for “All Purposes” If you have been convicted of a felony in California, there is a good chance that the felony conviction can be reduced to a misdemeanor under…
  • Jan 15

    Prostitution: Beware of a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude

    Prostitution: Beware of a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude
    Take Caution: Prostitution is a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude Many people, myself included, feel that prostitution should be legalized, regulated, licensed and taxed. Maybe one day that will happen in our fine state. However, the…
Rank this Week: 2938

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 18

    Stalked, Extorted of Blackmailed by a Mistress or Girlfriend in Connecticut? Know Your Rights!

    Stalked, Extorted of Blackmailed by a Mistress or Girlfriend in Connecticut? Know Your Rights!
    As a criminal lawyer in Fairfield County Connecticut, I’ve seen the same jilted mistress / girlfriend movie all too many times. All these cheating and sugar daddy websites like Seekingarrangement.com and ashleymadison.co start off the…
  • Mar 11

    Connecticut High School or College Arrest? Take Down Social Media ASAP

    Connecticut High School or College Arrest? Take Down Social Media ASAP
    This has probably happened to me 3 times in my 18-year career. A Connecticut teenager or college student client of mine is arrested in Darien, Wilton, or Greenwich Connecticut for either a drug, alcohol or sexual assault-related crime. As…
  • Mar 4

    Connecticut’s New Underwear Advisement in Criminal Courtroom

    Connecticut’s New Underwear Advisement in Criminal Courtroom
    As I sat in a Connecticut courtroom on Friday, the judge came out and issued the usual advisements: every defendant had the right to remain silent, the right to an attorney, the right to a jury trial, and the right to be treated with respect.…
Rank this Week: 2291

Federal Prison Blog

Federal Prison Blog

Covers criminal law. By Frost Bussert LLC.

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

    How America’s justice system is rigged against the poor

    How America’s justice system is rigged against the poor
    From Vox Voices, a compelling video presented by Brooklyn Defender Services that highlights the endemic problems attendant to mass incarceration: More re: narrator Wes Caines here.
  • Aug 9

    Please Help a Good Cause

    Please Help a Good Cause
    Like a growing number of jurisdictions, the District of Connecticut has a Support Court program (reentry court) that works closely with individuals on federal supervised release, as well as a select number of defendants who have plead guilty…
  • Aug 9

    Please Help a Good Cause

    Please Help a Good Cause
    Like a growing number of jurisdictions, the District of Connecticut has a Support Court program (reentry court) that works closely with individuals on federal supervised release, as well as a select number of defendants who have plead guilty…
Rank this Week: 2293

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 15

    Larceny and Belief of Abandonment in Massachusett

    Larceny and Belief of Abandonment in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate case, the defendant appealed from a conviction for larceny of more than $250 under MGL c. 266 section 30(1). The defendant argued that the jury should have been given an instruction related to his defense…
  • Mar 5

    Massachusetts Juvenile Convicted of Assault and Battery

    Massachusetts Juvenile Convicted of Assault and Battery
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate case, a juvenile was found delinquent on a charge of assault and battery. He appealed, arguing that the judge had made a mistake in denying his motion for a required finding of not guilty and requiring him…
  • Feb 14

    Larceny by False Promises in Massachusett

    Larceny by False Promises in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate decision, the defendant was convicted of violating MGL c. 266 section 30(1). This section criminalizes larceny by false pretenses involving over $250. To secure a conviction, the Commonwealth is…
Rank this Week: 2785

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Mar 14

    Norwegian Cruise Line Passenger Suffers Fall Injury

    Norwegian Cruise Line Passenger Suffers Fall Injury
    A woman alleges she was injured after falling between a lifeboat and a dock on a Norwegian Cruise Line ship. The woman filed a complaint on March 10 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida alleging negligence.…
  • Mar 9

    Bondi Battles Florida Supreme Court Over DUI Blood Draw

    Bondi Battles Florida Supreme Court Over DUI Blood Draw
    Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has asked the state Supreme Court to reject Wellington polo club founder John Goodman’s request that the court invalidate Florida’s administrative rules for the drawing and collection of blood in…
  • Mar 7

    Miami-Dade’s Policy of Holding Inmates for ICE Declared Unconstitutional

    Miami-Dade’s Policy of Holding Inmates for ICE Declared Unconstitutional
    Eleventh Judicial Circuit Judge Milton Hirsch ruled on Friday that Miami-Dade’s policy of holding undocumented immigrants in jail at the request of the federal government is unconstitutional. The judge said the policy is a violation of…
Rank this Week: 2300

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Mar 14

    The Death Penalty and Florida Law

    The Death Penalty and Florida Law
    The Death Penalty and Florida Law Florida is known as the sunshine state, so when one hears the word Florida, they think sun, sand and Disney World. Therefore, many would be surprised to learn that Florida has executed… The post The…
  • Feb 8

    Florida’s Kidnapping Law

    Florida’s Kidnapping Law
    Kidnapping Laws First and foremost, it is a serious felony to kidnap another person. The term “kidnapping” is defined under Florida’s statute 787.01 as using force, a threat of force, or acted secretly to imprison, abduct or…
  • Jan 9

    Probation and Violation

    Probation and Violation
    Probation and Violations   Probation and the violations that may revoke it. Probation, which is the release of an offender from detention, subject to a period of good behavior under supervision and the person can rejoin the…
Rank this Week: 2196

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Covers DWI evidence, blood testing, and breath alcohol testing.

http://www.rosenthalwadas.com/blog/
  • Mar 14

    What Is a Prohibited Weapon in Texas?

    What Is a Prohibited Weapon in Texas?
    Texas has a reputation as Second Amendment-friendly state. But the right to own and carry a handgun or shotgun does not automatically apply to other kinds of weapons. In fact, Collin County residents need to know they may be in…Read…
  • Feb 28

    You Just Received a Call From a Detective About a Sex Offense Investigation – What Do You Do?

    You Just Received a Call From a Detective About a Sex Offense Investigation – What Do You Do?
    One of the scariest things that can happen to you is receiving a call from a Collin County police officer conducting a sexual assault investigation. Even if you know you did nothing wrong, convincing the police of that is often…Read…
  • Feb 24

    2017 Aspiring Attorney Scholarship Winner Announced

    2017 Aspiring Attorney Scholarship Winner Announced
    Rosenthal & Wadas is pleased to announce that Jayelle Lozoya is the recipient of the 2017 Aspiring Attorney Scholarship. Jayelle is a second-year law student at the South Texas College of Law. “Rosenthal & Wadas is committed to…
Rank this Week: 2731

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 13

    Being on Probation in Orange County CA

    Being on Probation in Orange County CA
    So you find yourself on probation after working out a plea bargain with the District Attorney.  Your lawyer and you have entered into a deal where you will spend 3 years on formal supervised probation.  What does this really mean to…
  • Jan 25

    How Does Bail Work in Orange County, CA?

    How Does Bail Work in Orange County, CA?
    We’ve all heard of it, but unless you need it you probably have no idea exactly how it works or how to get it. The idea behind bail is to prevent a defendant from running away after he or she has been arrested. The theory is that if…
  • Jan 13

    Is Entering a vacant house a burglary in California?

    Is Entering a vacant house a burglary in California?
    A man walked down the narrow street. He saw a house being remodeled. There was no furniture in the house but there was obviously work being done on it. A “porta potty” was outside the house for the workmen to use. Lots of tools…
Rank this Week: 2869

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Our blog touches on all types of criminal law topics.

http://www.sevenslegal.com/blog/
  • Mar 10

    Strange State Laws: Things You Didn’t Know Were Illegal in California

    Strange State Laws: Things You Didn’t Know Were Illegal in California
    Welcome to the California edition of Strange State Laws! The purpose of this series of posts is lots a fun, and a little education. If you know of any wacky laws that should be added to this list, let us know and look forward to our future…
  • Mar 9

    Potential Sexual Assault by Marine

    Potential Sexual Assault by Marine
    An investigation is being launched by the Defense Department following reports that allege some Marines shared naked photographs of female Marines, veterans, as well as other women on a secret Facebook page. Marines Facing Potential Sexual…
  • Mar 2

    San Diego’s Crime Rate at a New Low

    San Diego’s Crime Rate at a New Low
    According to a recently released report, the violent crime rate in San Diego is the lowest it’s been in 47 years. Crime Rate in San Diego at a New Low According to a recently release report, the overall crime rate decreased by 2.3…
Rank this Week: 2495

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2229

SoCal Criminal Defense Blog

SoCal Criminal Defense Blog

Posts about criminal defense cases relevant to Californians.

http://www.socalcriminallawyer.com/blog/
  • Mar 9

    California Criminal Lawyer — Penalties for Wiretapping in California

    California Criminal Lawyer — Penalties for Wiretapping in California
    The weekly tweet of President Trump have raised a new subject sometimes facing person charged with crimes in California, wiretapping.   Mr. Trump has accused former President, Barack Obama, of recording conversations taking place in…
  • Jan 20

    California Vandalism Attorney

    California Vandalism Attorney
    California Vandalism Attorney Last week Zachary Fernandez turned himself into Los Angeles police after vandalizing the Hollywood sign in as part of a New Year’s prank.  Mr. Fernandez trespassed onto the property of the sign and…
  • Nov 15

    Los Angeles Resisting Arrest Attorney — Peaceful Protest or Crime?

    Los Angeles Resisting Arrest Attorney — Peaceful Protest or Crime?
    The shock and for many sadness of the recent presidential election results has led many people across the country to protest.  They believe is a President-Elect who does not stand for all people of the United States.   Recently…
Rank this Week: 2067

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Mar 9

    STATE V. BOYD- NO MAINE IMPLIED CONSENT TO BLOOD DRAWS.

    STATE V. BOYD- NO MAINE IMPLIED CONSENT TO BLOOD DRAWS.
    STATE V. BOYD- NO MAINE IMPLIED CONSENT TO BLOOD DRAWS. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom March 9, 2017 Recently, in State v. Boyd, 2017 ME 36, the Law Court flatly rejected the idea that Maine’s “implied consent” law can form…
  • Feb 22

    HOW TO GET SHOT BY A POLICE OFFICER.

    HOW TO GET SHOT BY A POLICE OFFICER.
    HOW TO GET SHOT BY A POLICE OFFICER. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. February 22, 2017 This past Saturday, February 18, 2017, Portland Police Sgt. Nicholas Goodman shot 22-year-old Chance David Baker at Union Station Plaza, in Portland. The…
  • Feb 22

    HOW TO GET SHOT BY A POLICE OFFICER.

    HOW TO GET SHOT BY A POLICE OFFICER.
    HOW TO GET SHOT BY A POLICE OFFICER. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. February 22, 2017 This past Saturday, February 18, 2017, Portland Police Sgt. Nicholas Goodman shot 22-year-old Chance David Baker at Union Station Plaza, in Portland. The…
Rank this Week: 2185

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

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  • Feb 15

    Morning Radio: Big Time

    Morning Radio: Big Time
    Wednesday.On point.The Journal editorial is the future of criminal justice in America.The future.https://www.abqjournal.com/950153/funding-means-da-has-to-pick-his-prosecution-battles.htmlDA's throughout the United States are going to have to…
  • Feb 14

    Morning Radio: You and I

    Morning Radio: You and I
    Tuesday.On point.Buffalo, New York.Stone City.Late 70's.Rickenbacker bass.Loud party's.Loud music.
Rank this Week: 2314

US Criminal Law Blog

US Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

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

    White House: Expect Tougher Marijuana Enforcement

    White House: Expect Tougher Marijuana Enforcement
    It seemed after years of incessant and arbitrary crackdowns by federal agents on marijuana operations in legal purgatory by way of incongruous state and federal laws, there was finally a reprieve with the “Cole memo.”  In…
  • Mar 1

    Florida Lawmakers: Minimum Mandatory Criminal Sentences “A Waste”

    Florida Lawmakers: Minimum Mandatory Criminal Sentences “A Waste”
    Minimum mandatory sentences in Florida may be on their way out. That’s if the conclusions of the Florida Senate Criminal Justice Committee are taken to heart by the rest of the state legislature.  Lawmakers concluded after close…
  • Nov 25

    FBI: Homicides Uptick by 11 Percent in 2015, Violent Crimes Up Marginally

    FBI: Homicides Uptick by 11 Percent in 2015, Violent Crimes Up Marginally
    Murders in the U.S. shot up by more than 10 percent in 2015, compared to the year prior, while violent crimes overall inched upward about 4 percent during the same time frame. That’s according to the latest statistics reported by the…
Rank this Week: 1976

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense law, including recent policy changes and supreme court rulings. By Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    The Impact of Criminal Charges on your Driving Privilege

    The Impact of Criminal Charges on your Driving Privilege
    Is driving a right or a privilege? In the State of Florida, driving is considered a privilege and not a right. A person’s driving privilege can be suspended, canceled or revoked for a number of reasons that can include (but are not…
  • Jun 24

    Can You Break the Law in Virtual Reality?

    Can You Break the Law in Virtual Reality?
    Virtual reality is now becoming mainstream. What was once a popular topic for science fiction, virtual reality is now becoming – for lack of a better word, a reality. The Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Microsoft HoloLens, Jaunt, One Plus, Sony…
  • Jun 15

    Date Rape: What It Is, the Law and the Consequence

    Date Rape: What It Is, the Law and the Consequence
    Date Rape The difference between ‘date rape’ and standard ‘rape’ in the legal context is restricted to the legal meaning of the terms. Thus, they carry the same serious consequences. ‘Date rape’ is a…
Rank this Week: 2160

Whitney S. Boan P.A. Blog

Whitney S. Boan P.A. Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.boanlaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 24

    Are Red Light Cameras Actually Protecting the Public or Just a Revenue Source?

    Are Red Light Cameras Actually Protecting the Public or Just a Revenue Source?
    In a recent interview with Fox News, I spoke about the legitimacy of red light camera systems. For many Orlando drivers, seeing that flash at a red light is very... The post Are Red Light Cameras Actually Protecting the Public or Just a…
  • Feb 1

    Learning A Little About Orlando, Florida

    Learning A Little About Orlando, Florida
    While Orlando isn’t the capital of the state of Florida, it’s a city that almost everyone knows about. The city is one of the larger cities of the United States... The post Learning A Little About Orlando, Florida appeared first…
  • Oct 3

    The Florida Sex Offender Registry Explained

    The Florida Sex Offender Registry Explained
    Are you (or a loved one) facing charges that, if convicted, could land you on the Florida Sex Offender Registry? If so, you already know what a daunting and intimidating... The post The Florida Sex Offender Registry Explained appeared first…
Rank this Week: 2055

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

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

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part VI)
    Building a Legal Practice Designed to Last: Concentrating Your Practice     The modern world of business has pushed professionals more and more into concentrated areas of service. In law school you study four to five areas of the…
  • Feb 24

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)

    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last (Part V)
    Building A Legal Practice Designed To Last: Be the Concierge for Services Related to Your Practice       Providing value to your clients is often more about what happens outside of the courtroom as in it. Wherever your…
  • Jan 18

    What Should I Wear to Court?

    What Should I Wear to Court?
    If you have not spent much time in a courtroom before your scheduled hearing, you may be wondering “What should I wear to court?” The answer, though not difficult, is important to get right, because to dress poorly can have…
Rank this Week: 2262

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/
  • Feb 22

    Sexual Offender Registration

    Sexual Offender Registration
    As a former Assistant State’s Attorney and full time criminal attorney for over 20 years, I have both prosecuted and defended hundreds of individuals who have been charged with Sex Offenses.  Many, indeed virtually all, people who…
  • Sep 16

    Not Guilty in Murder Case with Confession

    Not Guilty in Murder Case with Confession
    In July I finally resolved a murder case that I have been working on for the better part of 3 years. I received a not guilty on the case in spite of the fact that my client gave a recorded “confession” to the crime.  I am…
  • Sep 16

    Not Guilty in Murder Case with Confession

    Not Guilty in Murder Case with Confession
    In July I finally resolved a murder case that I have been working on for the better part of 3 years. I received a not guilty on the case in spite of the fact that my client gave a recorded “confession” to the crime.  I am…
Rank this Week: 1987

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Feb 22

    Skillful Speech and the Law

    Skillful Speech and the Law
    I recently heard a new term. It is a term of art from a certain religious discipline. That term is “skillful speech.” The person who said it was Joseph Goldstein. He was a guest on on a podcast. He explained that speech often…
  • Feb 17

    Friday Review: A Place I Haven’t Been in a While

    Friday Review: A Place I Haven’t Been in a While
    On my way home from the office yesterday, I darkened the doors of a place I haven’t been in a while: the public library. When I was throwing some things out recently, I stumbled upon my old library card. The card sat in my car for a…
  • Feb 16

    New 11th Circuit Interpretation of a Portion of the Sentencing Guideline

    New 11th Circuit Interpretation of a Portion of the Sentencing Guideline
    One of the hats I wear is that of the Federal opinions editor for a caselaw update that the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers publishes monthly. It has been a slow month for Eleventh Circuit Opinions. But there is one that I…
Rank this Week: 3003

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    Florida Case Interrupts the Statute of Limitation

    Florida Case Interrupts the Statute of Limitation
    A crime that was committed more than a specific quantified number of years ago may be subject to a statute of limitation which is basically a clock making sure prosecutions don’t move forward in an attempt to prosecute a crime based on…
  • Feb 21

    Florida Case Interrupts the Statute of Limitation

    Florida Case Interrupts the Statute of Limitation
    A crime that was committed more than a specific quantified number of years ago may be subject to a statute of limitation which is basically a clock making sure prosecutions don’t move forward in an attempt to prosecute a crime based on…
  • Jan 21

    South Florida Woman Facing Federal Bank Robbery Charge

    South Florida Woman Facing Federal Bank Robbery Charge
    It was the height of the Holiday shopping season last month, when a middle aged woman wearing sweat pants and a dark colored hat walked into a bank and simply handed a teller a note which read “This is a robbery. Smile & act…
Rank this Week: 2208

The Legal Rap

The Legal Rap

Covers Florida criminal law and criminal record expungements. By Eric Dirga.

http://ejdirga.wordpress.com
  • Feb 20

    Why The Courts Are Wrong About Calculating HTO Statu

    Why The Courts Are Wrong About Calculating HTO Statu
    The Definition of Habitual Traffic Offender Section 322.264, Florida Statutes, is not a penalizing statute but simply a defining statute. Once a person has been defined as a Habitual Traffic Offender [HTO] by the Florida Department of Highway…
  • Feb 20

    Florida Legislature Can’t Cross the Goal Line

    Florida Legislature Can’t Cross the Goal Line
    The 2015 and 2016 Florida legislatures had very well thought out Bills to expand the ability of people to expunge and seal their criminal history. Neither session was able to bring either bill into law. In 2017, the legislature seems to have…
  • Oct 7

    Updates From Circuit Appeals, October 2013

    Updates From Circuit Appeals, October 2013
    More hilarity from the courts… Thompson v. DHSMV, 20 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 837 (4th Jud. Cir., Aug. 31, 2012) In this case, the court granted the Writ of Certiorari starting that “the hearing officer failed to follow the essential…
Rank this Week: 2639

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Lawyer Blog

Provides information about criminal defense topics and proposed legislation in Florida.

http://yourfloridacriminalattorney.com/criminal-lawyer-blog/
  • Feb 18

    You Have the Right to Remain Silent

    You Have the Right to Remain Silent
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT | USE IT Most people view the fifth amendment as a shelter or haven for individuals who have committed a crime. Invoking your right to remain silent is…
  • Feb 2

    Marijuana DUI | Florida Law

    Marijuana DUI | Florida Law
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Marijuana DUI | Amendment 2 In November 2016, the citizens of Florida passed Amendment 2.  Amendment 2 legalizes possession and use of marijuana for individuals who have been…
  • Oct 20

    Aggressive Criminal Lawyer or Intelligent Criminal Lawyer

    Aggressive Criminal Lawyer or Intelligent Criminal Lawyer
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Searching for an Aggressive Criminal Lawyer A Google search for “aggressive criminal lawyer” returns 9,780,000 results.  A Google search for “intelligent criminal…
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Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Roelke Law, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorneyblog.net/
  • Feb 13

    Beware of Controlled Calls in Sexual Battery and Date Rape Case

    Beware of Controlled Calls in Sexual Battery and Date Rape Case
    You meet a woman on an internet dating site or through a dating app such as Tinder.  You subsequently end up having what you understood to be consensual sex.  Later, however, the woman calls you complaining you forced her into…
  • Feb 13

    Beware of Controlled Calls in Sexual Battery and Date Rape Case

    Beware of Controlled Calls in Sexual Battery and Date Rape Case
    You meet a woman on an internet dating site or through a dating app such as Tinder.  You subsequently end up having what you understood to be consensual sex.  Later, however, the woman calls you complaining you forced her into…
  • Sep 28

    Florida Felony Registration Requirement

    Florida Felony Registration Requirement
    I’ve had numerous inquiries about registration requirements for those convicted of felonies within the State of Florida.  Many folks, and apparently even some lawyers, believe the registration requirements only apply to those…
Rank this Week: 2329

Alabama Law Blog of William…

Alabama Law Blog of William Pfeifer

Covers Alabama law.

http://williampfeifer.com/blog
  • Feb 10

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense
    Alabama asset forfeiture law provides an extensive list of items that law enforcement officers can seize in connection with drug crimes. Under Alabama Code Section 20-2-93(a)(5) (1975), this list includes your car if it is used to sell or…
  • Feb 10

    Alabama Forfeiture Statute – Ala. Code Section 20-2-92 Drug Crime Forfeiture

    Alabama Forfeiture Statute – Ala. Code Section 20-2-92 Drug Crime Forfeiture
    A common problem faced by people arrested on drug charges in Alabama is that law enforcement is also seeking to seize their property under Alabama’s forfeiture statute. Because this issue arises so frequently in court, we have copied…
  • Jan 25

    Motion for Mistrial for undisclosed evidence in Alabama felony cases must be timely made

    Motion for Mistrial for undisclosed evidence in Alabama felony cases must be timely made
    There are a variety of situations in Alabama criminal trials that may cause a judge to declare a mistrial, or at least cause one of the attorneys to request one. One of the times where a motion for a mistrial may be appropriate is where…
Rank this Week: 2906

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's…

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's Blawg

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

http://www.desilvalawoffices.com/Chicago-Litigation.aspx
  • Feb 9

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Effort to Reinstate Travel Ban

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Effort to Reinstate Travel Ban
    /documents/17-35105.pdfThe Ninth Circuit's three-judge federal appeals panel unanimously refuses to reinstate President Trump’s travel ban. The decision is here. The decision was not signed as usual but per curium. Among the…
  • Jan 26

    Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered

    Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered
    Civil Forfeiture Considered
  • Jan 18

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?
    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer? Most people know from popular TV shows that the defendant in a criminal case has the right to counsel. But when does this right come into play, and what does it really mean? The…
Rank this Week: 2834

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2942