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Stowers Law Firm Blog

Stowers Law Firm Blog

Covers Iowa criminal law news.

http://www.stowerslaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 13

    The Basics: Iowa Theft Law

    The Basics: Iowa Theft Law
    In Iowa, a person can commit theft in many different ways. Iowa code § 714.1 defines at least 12 different ways to commit theft. The most common occurs when a person takes another’s property intending to permanently deprive them of…
  • May 13

    The Basics: Iowa Theft Law

    The Basics: Iowa Theft Law
    In Iowa, a person can commit theft in many different ways. Iowa code § 714.1 defines at least 12 different ways to commit theft. The most common occurs when a person takes another’s property intending to permanently deprive them of…
  • May 13

    Federal Drug Crime Laws in Iowa

    Federal Drug Crime Laws in Iowa
    There currently exist many federal statutes governing criminal activity. One of the most important and commonly invoked federal statutes is 21 U.S.C. § 841. This federal statute governs federal drug laws. It can be very complicated and…
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RI Criminal Defense Lawyer

RI Criminal Defense Lawyer

Covers Rhode Island criminal and DUI news. By James E. Smith.

http://ricriminaldefenselawyer.posterous.com/
Rank this Week: 1812

The Law Offices of David Stein…

The Law Offices of David Stein Blog

Covers privacy and technology.

http://www.familylawdc.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 1821

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:
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West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Apr 17

    The Rape Shield Statute Does Not Apply to All Sex Crime

    The Rape Shield Statute Does Not Apply to All Sex Crime
    In the case of Deven Cooper versus the State of Florida, Mr. Cooper was convicted of the crimes of lewd or lascivious battery and molestation.  At his trial, Cooper’s lawyer was not allowed to question Cooper’s accuser about…
  • Apr 11

    Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder is Set Free After 25 Year

    Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder is Set Free After 25 Year
    It is often because of DNA evidence that wrongfully-convicted people are released from prison.  However, as the following New York Times story demonstrates, that is not always the case. By STEPHANIE CLIFFORD April 8, 2014 A…
  • Apr 4

    Sending Child Pornography From Your Cell Phone to Your Computer is Not Necessarily a Crime

    Sending Child Pornography From Your Cell Phone to Your Computer is Not Necessarily a Crime
    In the case of the United States versus Michael Grzybowicz, Mr. Grzybowicz was charged with, among other things, committing the federal crime of distributing child pornography.  That charge was based upon evidence that four pictures of…
Rank this Week: 2200

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Apr 17

    Pre-filing Investigation in San Diego: I Am Not Guilty, Should I Talk to the Police?

    Pre-filing Investigation in San Diego: I Am Not Guilty, Should I Talk to the Police?
    Imagine that the police have either detained you or they have asked you to come in and speak with them.  You know you are not guilty of committing any criminal offense and are tempted to talk to them to clear your name. Although it may…
  • Apr 15

    Can I Get a Bond on a Felony Violation of Probation in San Diego?

    Can I Get a Bond on a Felony Violation of Probation in San Diego?
    There are several ways to violate felony probation in San Diego. Getting charged with a new crime is an obvious violation, but you can also get a technical violation for things such as failing a drug test at probation or not notifying your…
  • Apr 8

    Possession, Sale, or Trafficking Methadone in San Diego

    Possession, Sale, or Trafficking Methadone in San Diego
    If you have been charged with the possession, sale or trafficking of methadone in San Diego, you might be wondering what the possible penalties will be if you are convicted. In San Diego, methadone is a Schedule II drug, meaning it has a…
Rank this Week: 2290

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

A chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending. From the Center for Court Innovation.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    Mental Illness at Rikers Island

    Mental Illness at Rikers Island
    The New York Times recently published an editorial stemming from recently acquired statistics about the number of individuals incarcerated at Rikers Island who are experiencing mental illness. You can read the article below, and…
  • Feb 24

    Remembering Alfred Siegel

    Remembering Alfred Siegel
    Al Siegel was my mentor, friend and colleague .....he will be missed....Maria Almonte-Weston (left), Alfred Siegel (right)The BCS team of 2005 at our official opening ceremony; Alfred Siegel at left Below is an article about Alfred…
  • Jan 24

    New Employment Readiness group at Bronx Community Solution

    New Employment Readiness group at Bronx Community Solution
    A new study shows that nearly one third of American adults have been arrested by the age of 23. This record will keep many people from obtaining employment, even if they have paid their dues, and are qualified for the job and unlikely to…
Rank this Week: 2391

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2398

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Answers questions regarding New York criminal charges and criminal procedures.

http://www.jpdefense.com/new-york-criminal-defense/
  • Apr 10

    What Happens If I’m Caught Receiving Marijuana Through The Mail?

    What Happens If I’m Caught Receiving Marijuana Through The Mail?
    Now that two states have legalized marijuana and many more allow various approaches to Medical Marijuana, you may feel like it’s pretty safe to ask a friend in Denver or Seattle to mail you some pot. This is a big mistake. Whether you…
  • Apr 10

    How Does New York Detect Medicaid Fraud Among Health Care Providers?

    How Does New York Detect Medicaid Fraud Among Health Care Providers?
    New York’s Office of the Medicaid Inspector General is one of the country’s most successful Medicaid fraud investigation agencies, and has recovered well over $1B in fraudulent billings over the last few years. Medicaid fraud is…
  • Mar 29

    What’s The Penalty For Criminal Possession of a Firearm in New York?

    What’s The Penalty For Criminal Possession of a Firearm in New York?
    After the Sandy Hook shootings in 2012, New York’s lawmakers took steps designed to minimize the risk of similar incidents here. One of the changes that followed that tragic incident was to boost the penalty of carrying an unlicensed or…
Rank this Week: 2110

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
  • Apr 6

    Valley Traffic Officer In Critical Condition After Crash

    Valley Traffic Officer In Critical Condition After Crash
    A Los Angeles Police Valley Traffic Division motorcycle officer was critically injured in Sun Valley, California yesterday after an SUV failed to stop at a red light and plowed into the back of the motor cop. The officer, whose name has not…
  • Mar 23

    LAPD Officer Arrested for DUI After Crash in Diamond Bar

    LAPD Officer Arrested for DUI After Crash in Diamond Bar
    A 29 year old Los Angeles Police Officer was arrested Friday for driving under the influence of alcohol after his car plunged off the 60 freeway in Diamond Bar. The car ended up in a McDonald's restaurant drive through with its driver,…
  • Mar 23

    Man Arrested for Dog Cruelty in El Segundo

    Man Arrested for Dog Cruelty in El Segundo
    In what appears to be a premeditated case of doggie homicide, a Sherman Oaks, California man was recently charged with animal cruelty after he allegedly ran over the dog owned by his estranged wife. Michael David Parker was arrested in…
Rank this Week: 2096

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 3

    Judge Not Solely To Blame For Child Rapist Getting No Jail Time

    Judge Not Solely To Blame For Child Rapist Getting No Jail Time
    Yesterday, I wrote about Superior Court Judge Jan Jurden, who made a decision that has resulted in her receiving a number of death threats.  See:  http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/2014/04/jail-child-rapist.html …
  • Apr 2

    No Jail For Child Rapist?

    No Jail For Child Rapist?
    This isn’t a belated April Fool’s post.  This really happened.  A wealthy guy rapes his three year old daughter.  The judge, Judge Jan Jurden, sentenced Robert H. Richards IV, a wealthy du Pont heir, to probation.…
  • Mar 25

    “Cops Can Legally Have Sex With Prostitutes…Really!”

    “Cops Can Legally Have Sex With Prostitutes…Really!”
    INTRODUCTION A cop comes home after a long day at work.  His wife rushes to greet him at the door and enthusiastically asks, “Honey, how was your day?”  He responds, “It was rough, but very productive.  We did…
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Failed Evidence

Failed Evidence

Covers arrests, prosecutions, and news relating to: criminal court cases, scientific evidence, eyewitness evidence, exonerated convicts, innocence, injustice, and the law enforcement system's general resistance to science. By David A. Harris.

http://failedevidence.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 2

    Assuring Conviction Integrity with a Systems Error Reduction Approach

    Assuring Conviction Integrity with a Systems Error Reduction Approach
    Those of you who follow this blog have read (e.g., here and here) about conviction integrity units (CIUs): small groups of attorneys in a district attorney’s office who have the mission of investigating claims of wrongful…
  • Feb 5

    Exoneration Report for 2013: Behind the Headlines, Two Significant Finding

    Exoneration Report for 2013: Behind the Headlines, Two Significant Finding
    On February 4, the National Registry of Exonerations published its yearly report for 2013.  The Registry, a joint project of the University of Michigan Law School and the Center for Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University Law…
  • Jan 22

    National Commission on Forensic Science: A Step Toward National Standard

    National Commission on Forensic Science: A Step Toward National Standard
    Following up on my last post, in which I asked why there were still no national standards for forensic science five years after the National Academy of Sciences’2009 report Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States, and with…
Rank this Week: 2347

Invisible Man

Invisible Man

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

http://georgiadefenderblog.com
  • Apr 2

    The King’s Term

    The King’s Term
    There is a scene in Mel Gibson’s Braveheart where the British and Scottish armies mass at a battlefield, ready to wage war.  Before the actual battle ensues, the head of the British army speaks with an underling who urges his…
  • Mar 31

    Opening Day 2014

    Opening Day 2014
    Today is Opening Day for the 2014 big league baseball season.  If there’s one change I’d like to see in the way baseball games are played and broadcast it is in the length and pace of the game.  Hitters as ……
  • Feb 16

    Almost a “One Man Terror”

    Almost a “One Man Terror”
    In my library is a compilation of Hemingway’s works as a journalist, entitled “By-Line: Ernest Hemingway” (Scribners 1967).  I came across it in a used bookstore in lower Manhattan years ago, although I suspect the…
Rank this Week: 2168

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/
  • Apr 1

    Will I get credit for my administrative suspension?

    Will I get credit for my administrative suspension?
    Yes. If you are convicted of DUI or Physical Control and you lost and/or did not appeal the administrative suspension or revocation you will now receive credit toward the criminal suspension or revocation. For example, if each had a 90-day...
  • Mar 31

    How long is the Court's Jurisdiction on a DUI?

    How long is the Court's Jurisdiction on a DUI?
    60 months or 5 years is the maximum time that the Court can have jurisdiction on your DUI or Physical Control case. (plea or convition for DUI) This time is calculated from the date of sentencing. That means your case...
  • Mar 30

    What is the minimum treatment recommendation for a DUI or related offense?

    What is the minimum treatment recommendation for a DUI or related offense?
    Alcohol Drug Information School (ADIS). An 8-hour informational class on drugs and alcohol is the very minimum you would have to do in your DUI, Physical Control, Reckless or Negligent Driving case. You will also be required to complete a...
Rank this Week: 2383

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law news. By Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer24-7blog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Supreme Court, Queens County...cont

    Supreme Court, Queens County...cont
    Thereafter, the defendant received the sentences that he bargained for and that his counsel requested be imposed. The sentences were not excessive. On his appeal, the defendant contends that all of his statements should be suppressed either…
  • Mar 26

    There was insufficient testimony of a history of physical violence ...cont

    There was insufficient testimony of a history of physical violence ...cont
    Upon review and consideration of the defendant's motion, the plaintiff's affirmation in opposition and the defendant's reply thereto this court finds that the defendant established, prima facie, that the conduct of the accused was not…
  • Mar 25

    There was insufficient testimony of a history of physical violence

    There was insufficient testimony of a history of physical violence
    In this criminal case, the Plaintiff is the mother of and Administratrix of the Estate of her deceased son. In April 2006, the son, who was age 17 at the time, was in the backyard of the premises visiting with his friend. The owner of the…
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Graham Lawyer Blog

Graham Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Handling a Citation Issued in Federal Court in Spokane, Eastern District of Washington

    Handling a Citation Issued in Federal Court in Spokane, Eastern District of Washington
    Generally, misdemeanor crimes committed solely within the borders of a State are governed by the State’s criminal code and resolved by the State’s court system. However, when misdemeanors are committed within the boundaries of…
  • Mar 7

    Is It Legal to Buy Prescription Drugs From Online Pharmacie

    Is It Legal to Buy Prescription Drugs From Online Pharmacie
    We have all seen the ads online? But is it legal to buy drugs from these online pharmacies? Let’s hear from my lawyer friend Rand Mintzer. The medicine sold by online pharmacies is often less expensive than the medicine sold at the…
  • Feb 28

    Brass Knuckles and the Law

    Brass Knuckles and the Law
    Although their popularity has waned somewhat in recent years, brass knuckles remain a recognizable weapon that occupies a prominent place in the American cultural canon. These implements have been depicted in a wide variety of novels, movies…
Rank this Week: 2149

Black's Law

Black's Law

Roy Black blogs his thoughts, tells his stories and writes his blog to help him think and work out ideas.

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • Mar 17

    The Lament of Zachary Warren

    The Lament of Zachary Warren
    Zachary Warren was a master of the universe. At least the legal universe. At 29 a Stanford degree, a magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown Law School, a clerkship at the Sixth Circuit and a job at the Wall Street titan Dewey &…
  • Feb 17

    Cross Examination: The Sympathetic Yet Deadly Witne

    Cross Examination: The Sympathetic Yet Deadly Witne
    The challenge – how to cross examine, impeach or even just diminish the impact of sympathetic witnesses without losing your audience?
  • Jan 13

    Richard Sharpstein: A Tape Surface

    Richard Sharpstein: A Tape Surface
    In my post about Richard’s particular skill in presenting final arguments, I lamented there was no video tape of his courtroom performances. Fortunately I was partially wrong: Dore Louis, an excellent criminal defense lawyer and friend,…
Rank this Week: 2385

Arizona Criminal Lawyer Blog

Arizona Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Arizona state crimes. By Koplow & Patane.

http://www.arizonacriminaldefenseblog.com
  • Feb 26

    Supreme Court Upholds Warrantless Apartment Search

    Supreme Court Upholds Warrantless Apartment Search
    The U.S. Supreme Court, in Fernandez v. California, has upheld the warrantless search of an apartment when the suspect objected, but his girlfriend (and co-occupant) consented to the search after the suspect was arrested. The court made an…
  • Nov 28

    SCOTUS, Preliminary Hearings & Brady Material

    SCOTUS, Preliminary Hearings & Brady Material
    The United States Supreme Court is deciding whether to hear a case where the prosecution is arguing – Brady evidence is not required to be disclosed before a preliminary hearing. The cases is: California v. Gutierrez ISSUES…
  • Nov 1

    Due Process, Half-Truths, And Brady Material

    Due Process, Half-Truths, And Brady Material
    Real justice means everyone accused of a crime gets a fair process to defend against the accusations. In many cases due process happens. Our system of justice, however, requires that occurs in all cases. This isn’t exactly an onerous…
Rank this Week: 2323

Utah DUI Attorney

Utah DUI Attorney

Covers Utah DUI laws and defense of Utah DUI charges. By Glen W. Neely.

http://www.utahduilawblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Utah DUI HB303 “Slightest Degree” is Dropped for Now

    Utah DUI HB303 “Slightest Degree” is Dropped for Now
    After many showed up to the committee meeting to oppose this bill, Rep. Perry put the bill on hold for further study. Here is an interview wherein Rep. Perry tries to clarify that slightest degree is not a not a drop statute–very…
  • Jan 31

    2014 Utah DUI Proposed Law Changes–Very Scary

    2014 Utah DUI Proposed Law Changes–Very Scary
    Yesterday, Rep Lee Perry, proposed changes to the current DUI Law.  Right now, there are three ways to violate the Utah DUI Law when it comes to alcohol and drugs.  First, you are over an alcohol level of .08 at the time of driving.…
  • Jan 30

    What happens if I get a DUI in Utah, but my license is from out of State?

    What happens if I get a DUI in Utah, but my license is from out of State?
    If you get a DUI from another state, and have a Utah Drivers License, Utah will suspend your license as if the DUI conviction occurred in Utah.  Many states have similar laws.  My friend, Evan Levow, from New Jersery, compiled a…
Rank this Week: 2388

Virginia Criminal and Traffic Law…

Virginia Criminal and Traffic Law Blog

Discusses recent cases and legislation in Virginia concerning criminal law and procedure, traffic and DUI law, and relevant constitutional issues. By Charles Homiller.

http://homillerlaw.typepad.com/criminaltrafficlaw/
  • Jan 13

    North Carolina Drivers Beware

    North Carolina Drivers Beware
    If you are licensed in North Carolina and get an out of state speeding ticket, prepaying the fine could cause you to lose your license! Many North Carolinians do not realize that a law on the books requires a 30...
  • Jul 7

    Bieber cited for speeding on LA freeway  | accessAtlanta

    Bieber cited for speeding on LA freeway  | accessAtlanta
    Bieber cited for speeding on LA freeway  | accessAtlanta.
  • Oct 14

    Seven felony charge

    Seven felony charge
    Seven felony charges certified against man accused of shooting his 101 year old grandmother.
Rank this Week: 2187

Ohio Attorney Blog

Ohio Attorney Blog

Offers insight and information about the legal headlines affecting the Southwest Ohio community. By Diehl & Hubbell, LLC.

http://diehlhubbell.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 8

    Tom Diehl Named “Top 100″ by National Trial Lawyer

    Tom Diehl Named “Top 100″ by National Trial Lawyer
    Tom Diehl Named “Top 100″ by National Trial Lawyers Recently, Thomas J. Diehl of Diehl & Hubbell was named a “Top 100″ Lawyer by the prestigious National Trial Lawyers. Diehl & Hubbell was founded in 1988 by…
  • Mar 20

    Warren County Store Owner Found Guilty of Trafficking Bath Salt

    Warren County Store Owner Found Guilty of Trafficking Bath Salt
    http://www.nbcnews.com/id/51263347/ns/local_news-cincinnati_oh/ Click the above link to find out more about the Warren County, Ohio, store owner convicted of trafficking bath salts. The man was convicted today at the Warren County Court of…
  • Mar 1

    Super Lawyers: Martin E. Hubbell, Attorney at Law

    Super Lawyers: Martin E. Hubbell, Attorney at Law
    Martin E. Hubbell visit superlawyers.com Filed under: Headlines Tagged: diehl and hubbell partners, lebanon super lawyer, marty hubbell super lawyers, superlawyer hubbell, warren county super lawyer
Rank this Week: 2131

electronic criminal lawyer

electronic criminal lawyer

Covers criminal law and its process. By Timothy P. Flynn.

http://e-crimlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 8

    The Plea

    The Plea
    This is a post that received recognition as the 2013 "JDog Memorial Blawg Post" for the best post on criminal law, in the opinion of Scott Greenfield, a prolific law blogger over at Simple Justice and a veteran criminal defense lawyer…
  • Jan 6

    Governor Cuomo Announces [Limited] Medical Marijuana for New York

    Governor Cuomo Announces [Limited] Medical Marijuana for New York
    By:  Timothy P. FlynnLater this week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to announce, in his State-of-the-State address, an executive initiative allowing the limited use of medical marijuana under a set of narrow circumstances.…
  • Dec 25

    Convicted Chicago Cocaine Dealer Seeks Executive Clemency for Christma

    Convicted Chicago Cocaine Dealer Seeks Executive Clemency for Christma
    Drug lifer Jesse WebsterLast week, reading the Sunday NYT, I came across an article about Jesse Webster's plight in the federal penitentiary in Greenville, IL.  Webster's first and only conviction was handed down in 1996 for trafficking…
Rank this Week: 2382

Monmouth County Criminal Defense…

Monmouth County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey criminal laws and offenses. By the Law Office of Tara Breslow.

http://www.monmouthcountycriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Nov 12

    Conditional Discharge For First Time Drug Offender

    Conditional Discharge For First Time Drug Offender
    If you have been charged in a Municipal Court within the State of New Jersey with any of the following offenses, you may be eligible for a Conditional Discharge pursuant to NJSA 2C:36-A-1: NJSA 2C:35-10(c), failure to turn over CDS to an…
  • Oct 30

    How to get off of Megan's Law Requirement

    How to get off of Megan's Law Requirement
    If you have been on Megan's Law for 15 years and have not committed any new offense, then you could be eligible for removal from Megan's Law and Community Supervision for Life. Megan's law was first enacted in 1994 and pursuant to…
  • Oct 7

    Random Drug Testing in New Jersey School

    Random Drug Testing in New Jersey School
    This New York Times article discusses the debate over random drug testing in high schools in New Jersey. I will be interesting to see if this goes through, and what the legal ramifications are for those who test positive. See link below…
Rank this Week: 2363

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Oct 14

    Spice--Illegal in Florida and under Federal Law

    Spice--Illegal in Florida and under Federal Law
    Spice, promoted as a synthetic marijuana, is illegal in Florida, Alabama and under Federal laws. It wasn't that long ago when this product was available in convenience stores and elsewhere. This product was also labeled "K2," "herbal…
  • Jun 13

    Can You Record Without Someone Knowing -- No, But Maybe?

    Can You Record Without Someone Knowing -- No, But Maybe?
    What used to be clear is no longer so. Chapter 934 of the Florida statutes prohibits "any person" from recording oral communications without consent and disclosing such recordings. Simply put, you could not record a conversation with…
  • Jun 5

    Law Enforcement's Taking of DNA samples upon arrrest

    Law Enforcement's Taking of DNA samples upon arrrest
    On June 3, 2013, the United States Supreme Court in Maryland v. King has ruled criminal suspects can be subjected to a police DNA test after arrest but before trial and conviction. The Supreme Court used a privacy-versus-public-safety policy…
Rank this Week: 2277

Puerto Rico Association of…

Puerto Rico Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Covers appellate practice, Apprendi, bifurcation, capital cases, civil rights, confrontation clause, evidence, and more.

http://pracdl.typepad.com/pracdl/
  • Sep 14

    Position Announcement: Federal Public Defender for the District of Puerto Rico

    Position Announcement: Federal Public Defender for the District of Puerto Rico
    The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is accepting applications for the position of Federal Public Defender for the District of Puerto Rico. The term of appointment is four years with an annual salary of $155,500. The…
  • Dec 4

    PRACDL 2011 Annual Assembly, Elections and Dinner

    PRACDL 2011 Annual Assembly, Elections and Dinner
    PRACDL will host its annual assembly, elections and dinner on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. The venue will be Castellanos Rest. on Domenech, near corner of Muñoz Rivera Ave. Please see the following announcement. …
  • Oct 14

    PRACDL Recognizes Active Charter Member

    PRACDL Recognizes Active Charter Member
    Recently PRACDL celebrated its 20th Anniversary and a plaque was given to each of the Charter Members who are still members.
Rank this Week: 2153

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

California Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law news. By Takakjian & Sitkoff.

http://www.california-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 10

    Los Angeles Teacher Faces Federal Child Porn Charge

    Los Angeles Teacher Faces Federal Child Porn Charge
    A 49-year-old teacher has been arrested after meeting an undercover federal agent with whom he allegedly agreed to watch child pornography. According to a KTLA news report, the Covina teacher was arrested in his Royal Oak Middle School…
  • Jun 3

    Hundreds of Drivers Arrested for DUI over Memorial Day Weekend

    Hundreds of Drivers Arrested for DUI over Memorial Day Weekend
    During major holiday weekends, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department increases its efforts to crack down on drunk driving. The Daily Breeze reports that 529 people were arrested in Los Angeles County over the Memorial Day weekend this…
  • May 28

    Soap Actor Arrested for Selling Cocaine

    Soap Actor Arrested for Selling Cocaine
    A former "Days of our Lives" actor has been arrested for allegedly selling illegal drugs out of his Los Angeles County home. According to The Malibu Times, the 20-year-old actor was arrested at his Agoura Hills home for selling cocaine. It is…
Rank this Week: 2173

Mississippi Criminal Defense Blog

Mississippi Criminal Defense Blog

Features commentary, news, and tips about criminal law in Mississippi. By Clarence Guthrie.

http://mississippicriminaldefenseblog.com
  • Apr 9

    Charges Dismissed – Yazoo County Domestic Violence

    Charges Dismissed – Yazoo County Domestic Violence
    We were able to get the charges dismissed today for a client in Yazoo County Justice Court in a domestic violence case.  This was important in this particular case, because our client was an avid hunter.  As I have explained…
  • Jan 29

    Shoplifting, Jail Time, and Having a Job in Madison County, Mississippi

    Shoplifting, Jail Time, and Having a Job in Madison County, Mississippi
    NO JAIL TIME. We were able to keep a client out of jail, and save their job, today in a Madison County court in a shoplifting case.  We were able to negotiate a nonadjudication of the charge, which means that if our client completes some…
  • Jan 1

    Crime of Malicious Mischief in Mississippi

    Crime of Malicious Mischief in Mississippi
    Malicious Mischief and Vandalism in Mississippi “Malicious mischief” sounds like something the prosecutor would charge Rumplestiltskin with, but it is actually a serious crime, with serious consequences if you are convicted. …
Rank this Week: 2116

Songy Law Blog

Songy Law Blog

Covers Mississippi law. By Joseph D. Songy.

http://songylaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 19

    Guest Post: 5 Biggest Attorney Job Search Mistake

    Guest Post: 5 Biggest Attorney Job Search Mistake
    One of the defining moments of an individual in any industry is getting employment to a position that they like and one that is well rewarding. To get such a position, a person has to invest in conducting a proper … Continue reading…
  • Mar 14

    Guest Post: Legal Rights and Damages in Construction Accident

    Guest Post: Legal Rights and Damages in Construction Accident
    Although construction companies are required to ensure that every construction site is free from potential danger through routine inspections with safety engineers and safety programs, construction site accidents lead to thousands of injuries…
  • Mar 4

    Clients and Social Media: The Danger

    Clients and Social Media: The Danger
    Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, have undoubtedly become a part of our culture. Posting information online can be a way for you to express political views, personal achievements, distaste for your employers, and your…
Rank this Week: 2407

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: 2271

Fraud, Phishing and Financial…

Fraud, Phishing and Financial Misdeeds

Covers identity theft.

http://fraudwar.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    Identity Thieves Target Uncle Sam

    Identity Thieves Target Uncle Sam
    Identity thieves seem to like to target the government. With April 15th, nearing, the news is awash with fraudsters using other people's identities to claim an earned income tax credit worth thousands of dollars. Of course, we should feel…
  • Jul 7

    Phony Collectors Want Your Credit/Debit Card Information

    Phony Collectors Want Your Credit/Debit Card Information
    About a week ago, I was made aware of a fraud group operating from a Tampa, Florida number, who were calling people and using some pretty heavy-handed tactics to collect (steal) money. Interestingly enough, the person that let me know about…
  • Jan 2

    Will 2010 be a Banner Year for Identity Thieves?

    Will 2010 be a Banner Year for Identity Thieves?
    For the past six months or so, this blog was put on hold. I could come up with a lot of excuses why it was put on hold -- such as increased workload and job responsibilities -- but I probably just needed a break from writing.Now that I am…
Rank this Week: 2370

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: 2278

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By The Chahine Law Firm

http://www.losangelescriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 10

    Long Beach Residents Arrested In Connection With UCLA And UC Irvine Burglarie

    Long Beach Residents Arrested In Connection With UCLA And UC Irvine Burglarie
    According to KTLA, two Long Beach residents have been arrested on a suspicion of committing burglaries on the campuses of UCLA, UC Irvine and several other University of California campuses.
  • Aug 4

    North Hollywood Man Charged In Los Angeles Arson

    North Hollywood Man Charged In Los Angeles Arson
    The Sacramento Bee reports that a North Hollywood man, Kurt Billie, has been charged with setting 10 fires in 3 days in the San Fernando Valley. The fires are considered part of a larger arson spree that caused nearly $1 million damage. The…
  • Jul 25

    New Suspects Arrested In Bryan Stow Beating Case - Initial Suspect Giovanni Ramirez To Be Exonerated

    New Suspects Arrested In Bryan Stow Beating Case - Initial Suspect Giovanni Ramirez To Be Exonerated
    The Los Angeles Times reports that two new suspects have been charged in the brutal Dodger Stadium beating of Bryan Stow. Reports indicate that Louise Sanchez and Marvin Norwood, both of Rialto were identified as suspects in the beating…
Rank this Week: 2213

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2661

The Confrontation Blog

The Confrontation Blog

Covers the Confrontation Clause and developments related to Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004). By University of Michigan Law Professor Richard D. Friedman.

http://confrontationright.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 16

    Something brewing?

    Something brewing?
    Papers in three of the cases mentioned in my post of February 27 – Derr v. Maryland, No. 13-637, Galloway v. Mississippi, No. 13-761, and Edwards v. California, No. 13-8618 – have been distributed for this Friday’s…
  • Feb 27

    Pending and recent cert petitions on forensic lab report

    Pending and recent cert petitions on forensic lab report
        This week, the Supreme Court denied cert in Medina v. Arizona, No. 13-735.  The case presented the question of whether an autopsy report concluding that the death was a homicide caused by blunt force trauma is…
  • Dec 17

    Pending cert petitions seeking clarification of William

    Pending cert petitions seeking clarification of William
    An anonymous reader has pointed out that the second petition for certiorari in Turner v.  United States, No. 13-127, one of the cases that was GVRed (grant, vacate, remand) in light of Williams v. Illinois, came before the…
Rank this Week: 2481

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Apr 16

    Violence in the Heartland, Part VI: Cities Within the City

    Violence in the Heartland, Part VI: Cities Within the City
    My most recent posts in this series have compared violent crime data from different cities.  However, focusing on a single crime-rate number from a city may mask wide neighborhood-to-neighborhood variations within the…
  • Apr 7

    Violence in the Heartland, Part V: Wisconsin’s Citie

    Violence in the Heartland, Part V: Wisconsin’s Citie
    Since 1985, Wisconsin’s seven largest cities have followed markedly different paths in their rates of reported violent crime.  Two, Waukesha and Appleton, have consistently had lower rates than the state as a whole, while two…
  • Mar 31

    Imprisonment Inertia and Public Attitudes Toward “Truth in Sentencing”

    Imprisonment Inertia and Public Attitudes Toward “Truth in Sentencing”
    Preoccupied by a couple of other projects, I’ve fallen behind in my blogging.  However, I’m pleased to report that one project is now complete and posted on SSRN (available here).  Coauthored with Darren Wheelock…
Rank this Week: 2875

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Apr 15

    Möglicherweise zu kühl formuliert

    Möglicherweise zu kühl formuliert
    Wie geht eine Staatsanwaltschaft mit einer Strafanzeige wegen Kindesmisshandlung (juristisch: Misshandlung von Schutzbefohlenen) um? Wenn es um hilflose Kinder geht — sehr sorgfältig — sollte man meinen. Und wie, wenn die…
  • Apr 14

    Entsexualisiertes Sexualstrafrecht

    Entsexualisiertes Sexualstrafrecht
    Die Konsequenz aus der Affäre Edathy soll einmal mehr sein, das Strafrecht zu verschärfen. So sollen zukünftig Herstellung, Verbreitung und Besitz unbefugt erstellter Nacktaufnahmen unter Strafe stehen —…
  • Apr 13

    Führerschein nach 12 Stunden gleich wieder eingezogen

    Führerschein nach 12 Stunden gleich wieder eingezogen
    Dumm gelaufen: Ein 18-jähriger Fahranfänger hatte am Morgen gerade seinen Führerschein erhalten, als er am späten Freitagabend wegen eines Unfalls mit rund 1.200 Euro Blechschaden auffiel. Die Beamten der Polizei Celle…
Rank this Week: 2848

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

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

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
Rank this Week: 2570

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

Temas de Derecho de preferencia, también de debate en otras áreas del quehacer humano e intereses personales del autor. By José Guillermo Anderson Anderson.

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    Debate sobre la "Unión Civil" entre personas del mismo sexo

    Debate sobre la "Unión Civil" entre personas del mismo sexo
    Como quiera que nadie opina, he considerado que trascribir un inteligente debate que vengo teniendo con un amigo virtual, me permito compartirlo, a él se pueden incorporar todas las personas que deseen, será un verdadero placer…
  • Apr 11

    ¿Y el diálogo en Venezuela?

    ¿Y el diálogo en Venezuela?
    ¿Y el diálogo en Venezuela? El día de ayer, jueves 11 de abril de 2014,  pude ver desde el inicio (reflexión del Presidente de Venezuela, señor Nicolás Maduro Moros)  y hasta la octava…
  • Apr 9

    Unión Civil entre homosexuales, una locura jurídica.

    Unión Civil entre homosexuales, una locura jurídica.
    El proyecto de "unión civil" es una locura jurídica, ¿porqué?, veamos: A raíz de una cita de la la Biblia, muchos se han interesado en destruirla. Bien, como todos los que están a favor de…
Rank this Week: 2738

Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney…

Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

By the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC.

http://marylandcriminalawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 14

    Dundalk Maryland Lawyer G Randolph Rice Jr. 410-288-2900

    Dundalk Maryland Lawyer G Randolph Rice Jr. 410-288-2900
    Dundalk Maryland Lawyer Randolph Rice's latest video blog.  Call the office if you have a new matter and need legal help in Dundalk, Maryland. 410-288-2900.
  • Apr 9

    What is a Stet in Maryland | Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney

    What is a Stet in Maryland | Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney
    FAQ Blog: Stet in a Maryland Criminal CaseIn our latest video blog, Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney G. Randolph Rice, Jr., explains;What is a Stet;What does a Stet means;What happens after a case is marked Stet in Maryland?How do I get a…
  • Mar 28

    Maryland Theft Lawyer | Theft Less Than $1000 | Theft Less Than $100

    Maryland Theft Lawyer | Theft Less Than $1000 | Theft Less Than $100
    Theft Lawyer Maryland - G. Randolph Rice, Jr.Maryland Theft Law - FAQThe theft laws in Maryland are codified under Maryland Criminal Law Code §7-104.  If you have been charged with theft or facing theft charges in Maryland, call…
Rank this Week: 2766

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Apr 14

    Illegale Einwanderung: Sanktionen gegen Airlines befürwortet

    Illegale Einwanderung: Sanktionen gegen Airlines befürwortet
    Airlines drohen künftig Bussen, wenn sie Passagiere ohne gültige Reisepapiere in die Schweiz fliegen. Der Ständerat hat am 19. März 2014 als Erstrat Gesetzesänderungen gutgeheissen, mit welchen der Bundesrat die…
  • Apr 12

    Beibehaltung der Lex Friedrich

    Beibehaltung der Lex Friedrich
    Das Bundesgesetz über den Erwerb von Grundstücken durch Personen im Ausland (Lex Friedrich) beinhaltet eine Beschränkung der Erwerbsmöglichkeiten von Schweizer Liegenschaften durch Ausländer. Seit 1997 können…
  • Apr 8

    Die verfassungsmässige Auslegung der Zustellfiktion von Art. 85 Abs. 4 lit. a StPO im Zusammenhang mit der Einsprache gegen einen Strafbefehl

    Die verfassungsmässige Auslegung der Zustellfiktion von Art. 85 Abs. 4 lit. a StPO im Zusammenhang mit der Einsprache gegen einen Strafbefehl
    Die schweizerische Strafprozessordnung sieht in Art. 85 Abs. 4 lit. a vor, dass eine eingeschriebene Postsendung, die nicht abgeholt wurde, am siebten Tag nach der erfolglosen Zustellung als zugestellt gilt. Das Bundesgericht hatte im Urteil…
Rank this Week: 2637

Questions and Answers About…

Questions and Answers About Arrests, Criminal Procdures and Policies

By the Law Offices of Patituce & Associates, LLC.

http://www.patitucelaw.com/faqs/
  • Apr 14

    Will The Statement I Made To Police Be Used Against Me?

    Will The Statement I Made To Police Be Used Against Me?
    When questioned by police, many people make statements. These statements may be complete confessions, or they may just be a few words, but either way, the police will likely use anything you say against you. You may think you did not say…
  • Apr 14

    What Is Dash Cam Video?

    What Is Dash Cam Video?
    Although it is becoming more common, many people do not realize that many police departments now have cameras in the police cars that record traffic stops. Although these videos do not always capture the entire encounter or may not have…
  • Apr 14

    What Is A Booking Video?

    What Is A Booking Video?
    Although you may not know it, many jails use video cameras in their jail cells and booking areas. If you are arrested and returned to the jail, you may very well be on video. These cameras may capture the paperwork, fingerprinting,…
Rank this Week: 2864

Bribery Library Blog

Bribery Library Blog

Cover the UK Bribery Act and its impact on international business. By McGuireWoods.

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

    Who would be a Regulator?

    Who would be a Regulator?
    It’s no fun being a Regulator.  Either you are criticised for being supine, and allowing the world to go to hell in a handcart because your ‘light touch’ form of regulation has allowed an excessively greedy regulated…
  • Mar 31

    Besso Limited fined by the FCA for anti-bribery systems failing

    Besso Limited fined by the FCA for anti-bribery systems failing
    The FCA recently published its final notice in relation to action it has taken against insurance broker Besso Limited for a failure to take reasonable care to establish and maintain effective systems and controls for countering the risks of…
  • Mar 25

    Excoriating the SFO

    Excoriating the SFO
    The latest misfortune to explode over the heads of the Serious Fraud Office is the collapse, just before Christmas, of its case against Victor Dahdaleh on charges of corruption in connection with aluminium contracts.  Last week a judge…
Rank this Week: 2844

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, divorce, DUI, criminal defense and general litigation.

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

    Pros and Cons of Involving a Lawyer in Your Divorce

    Pros and Cons of Involving a Lawyer in Your Divorce
    Divorce is often a stressful and unhappy experience for both the partners and other members of the family. If not handled properly, financial, legal and emotional consequences of the process can impact the rest of your life. You and your…
  • Mar 15

    Utah Supreme Court Update, Baird v. Baird, March 7, 2014

    Utah Supreme Court Update, Baird v. Baird, March 7, 2014
    INTRODUCTION ​The Utah Supreme Court decided Baird v. Baird on March 7, 2014. In this case, the Court clarified the approach to determining whether a party has suffered “emotional distress” for purposes of obtaining a…
  • Jan 30

    Alimony Case Law Update 01/30/2014, Kidd v. Kidd and Allen v. Allen

    Alimony Case Law Update 01/30/2014, Kidd v. Kidd and Allen v. Allen
    UPDATED January 30, 2014. Alimony Case Law Update 01/30/2014, Kidd v. Kidd and Allen v. Allen Kidd v. Kidd, 2014 Utah App 26 Below is a synopsis of the recent Utah Appellate Court ruling in Kidd v. Kidd.  Although, at a glance the…
Rank this Week: 2880

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers warrants, license suspension, Massachusetts criminal offenses, and criminal defense issues. By Lewin & Lewin.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 10

    ANOTHER ASSAULT & BATTERY CHARGE AVOIDED

    ANOTHER ASSAULT & BATTERY CHARGE AVOIDED
    On Friday, December 13, 2013, DL, a 44 year old truck driver from Dracut was delivering a load of crushed stone to a construction site in Andover. DL and the foreman at the construction site got into a heated argument about where the crushed…
  • Apr 9

    9 YEAR OLD WARRANT CANCELLED

    9 YEAR OLD WARRANT CANCELLED
    Back in 2005 PT, then age 31, kited checks at a local bank in Holyoke, MA and ended up owing the bank $1,100.00. Check kiting is illegal and when he refused to pay the bank the $1,100.00 a criminal complaint for Larceny by Check Over $250 was…
  • Apr 9

    ANOTHER DUI NOT GUILTY

    ANOTHER DUI NOT GUILTY
    At about 2:00 AM on February 4, 2014 the Andover police noticed a car parked on a street near downtown Andover. The car was running and the lights were on. MG, a 41 year old man from North Andover was alone in the car, in the front seat,…
Rank this Week: 2751

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers the defense of violent crimes, sex crimes, theft crimes, and firearm offenses. By Frank Fernandez.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2915