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New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2008

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/
  • May 1

    Baltimore And D.C. Causing Increased National Murder Rate

    Baltimore And D.C. Causing Increased National Murder Rate
    During the early and mid nineties violent crime within the city limits of Baltimore and Washington reached unprecedented critical levels. In 1990 there were 474 murders in D.C., which led to the capital city taking on the notorious title of…
  • Apr 24

    Tougher Alcohol Laws Coming This Fall

    Tougher Alcohol Laws Coming This Fall
    Two years ago Maryland lawmakers devoted much of their attention toward marijuana policy, and the media followed suit with daily stories updating the progress of decriminalization and medical pot. Last year was considerably quieter with…
  • Apr 16

    Federal Prosecutors Announce Large Baltimore Area Drug Bust

    Federal Prosecutors Announce Large Baltimore Area Drug Bust
    The United States Attorney for Baltimore recently announced the indictments of four alleged drug traffickers that were arrested a week ago in Anne Arundel County by the DEA. This bust is one of the largest in the area over the past year, and…
Rank this Week: 3949

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/
  • Apr 30

    Restraining Order Florida Law

    Restraining Order Florida Law
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Filing a Restraining Order in Florida Florida law provides for five (5) different orders of protection against violent conduct. The five (5) different orders of protection are, 1)…
  • Apr 4

    Circumstantial Evidence

    Circumstantial Evidence
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog What is Circumstantial Evidence Evidence in a criminal trial can be either direct or circumstantial.  Circumstantial evidence is dependent upon inference, logic and/or reasoning to…
  • Feb 9

    Aggravated Battery | Felony Battery

    Aggravated Battery | Felony Battery
    South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog Aggravated Battery v. Felony Battery Aggravated battery is always a felony, but felony battery is not always an aggravated battery.  Simple battery can be charged as felony battery…
Rank this Week: 2261

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 30

    Uncovering False Arrests In DUI/OVI Case

    Uncovering False Arrests In DUI/OVI Case
    Officer Richard Fiorito was a DUI supercop.  He was honored by Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD) for his efforts to combat DUI, and he was named a ‘top cop’ by the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists…
  • Apr 23

    Ohio DUI/OVI Refusal Law May Be Affected By Cases In U.S. Supreme Court

    Ohio DUI/OVI Refusal Law May Be Affected By Cases In U.S. Supreme Court
    Suppose a police officer comes to your home tonight without a warrant and wants you to consent to a search of your residence. If you are like most people, you would say ‘no’: you would assert your Fourth Amendment right to be free…
  • Mar 26

    Person Medically Incapable Of Urinating Is Not ‘Refusing’ The Test

    Person Medically Incapable Of Urinating Is Not ‘Refusing’ The Test
    A judge in Columbus, Ohio found a man to be in violation of probation because the man was unable to urinate upon request.  The judge was aware the defendant, Mr. Hand, had medical problems which caused urinary difficulties and was taking…
Rank this Week: 2839

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2788

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Discusses alcohol-related crimes and their defenses with a concentration on Minnesota.

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Apr 30

    Boating Under the Influence (BWI) in Minnesota

    Boating Under the Influence (BWI) in Minnesota
    Minnesota’s lakes have always been popular destinations for boating and fishing, particularly during the summer months.  Sometimes those who partake in this enjoyable recreational activity also view boating as a chance to relax and…
  • Apr 8

    A Review of Minnesota DWI Statistic

    A Review of Minnesota DWI Statistic
    United States Drunk Driving Fatality Statistics Laws in all fifty states prohibit driving with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 percent or higher. However, while impaired driving is illegal some people still choose to drink alcohol and…
  • Mar 28

    Consequences of a School Bus DWI in Minnesota

    Consequences of a School Bus DWI in Minnesota
    In most cases, transporting your children to and from school via school bus is typically a safer option than most other vehicles and other forms of transport. However, school bus accidents still do occur.  However, did you ever think it…
Rank this Week: 2358

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Tackling Violent Crime in Chicago: Is it a Lost Cause?

    Tackling Violent Crime in Chicago: Is it a Lost Cause?
    Like most cities, Chicago’s violent crimes seem local to certain areas and districts. Those areas taint the entire city with their reputation of violence. Specifically, neighborhoods that are infested with gangs and street thugs, like…
  • Apr 27

    The Coroner Says Marques Gaines Was Murdered, But by Whom?

    The Coroner Says Marques Gaines Was Murdered, But by Whom?
    A series of events led to the death of a Chicago man, Marques Gaines, that is now being called a homicide by the coroner’s office. Gaines and an unidentified man started arguing outside a 7-Eleven Store. The argument escalated, ending…
  • Apr 22

    Competency to Stand Trial vs. The Defense of Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity

    Competency to Stand Trial vs. The Defense of Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity
    Incompetency to stand trial is not the same thing as a defense of “not guilty” by reason of insanity, for the simple reason that an individual accused of a crime may be “sane” and in charge of his mental faculties at…
Rank this Week: 2833

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

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

    The Fruit of the Poisonous Tree and How It Can Help Fight a Criminal Charge

    The Fruit of the Poisonous Tree and How It Can Help Fight a Criminal Charge
    They might not want you to believe it, but the fact is that the police can break the law. In fact, they often do break it. The law that they break the most often while on duty is the Fourth Amendment, which prohibits them from committing…
  • Apr 29

    How Attorneys Fight for You By Suspending Your Sentence

    How Attorneys Fight for You By Suspending Your Sentence
    If you are facing a criminal charge, it's important to remember that a conviction or a guilty plea is not the end of the legal process. The legal process is a long one, and includes things like sentencing, probation, and even collateral…
  • Apr 28

    The Difficult Fight Against the Federal Sentencing Guideline

    The Difficult Fight Against the Federal Sentencing Guideline
    While it might seem like a mere detail, the difference between being charged for a state crime and a federal crime has numerous implications. Many of these are very important, and can have a drastic impact on the outcome of your case. One of…
Rank this Week: 4601

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
Rank this Week: 2532

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

Covers DUI charges and legal defenses. By Matthew W. Reisig.

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
  • Apr 29

    How Long Can New Jersey Police Hold My Car When I’m Arrested For DWI?

    How Long Can New Jersey Police Hold My Car When I’m Arrested For DWI?
    A Tom’s River man was recently arrested for DWI not once, but twice, in a three day period. Both times, police were summoned to a liquor store after they received calls about a driver passing out in the parking lot. The first time that…
  • Apr 29

    When Can A New Jersey DWI Defendant Get A Trial By Jury?

    When Can A New Jersey DWI Defendant Get A Trial By Jury?
    As the law stands today, DWI defendants in New Jersey cannot have their case heard by a jury, only a judge. This is because DWI is not classified as a criminal charge in the state, only as a traffic violation. Cases are heard in municipal…
  • Apr 22

    Holmdel DUI Checkpoint Nets Three Intoxicated Driver

    Holmdel DUI Checkpoint Nets Three Intoxicated Driver
    Police in Holmdel spent a Friday night at a Sobriety Checkpoint on Rt. 35 and ended up arresting three motorists for DWI and drug possession. As we look forward to longer days and warm weather activities, it’s a good time to review your…
Rank this Week: 3709

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 29

    Opinando sobre las AFP y sugerencias sobre el tema

    Opinando sobre las AFP y sugerencias sobre el tema
    Un buen amigo virtual realizó esta pregunta en facebook en la sección noticias y ha generado un interesante diálogo entre él y este servidor que a continuación reproduzco:  AUGUSTO PARROW …
  • Apr 27

    LA IRRETROACTIVIDAD DE LAS LEYES

    LA IRRETROACTIVIDAD DE LAS LEYES
    Escribiré de la Irretroactividad de la Ley: El concepto que ha "continuación comparto NO me pertenece, lo he copiado de una página web. La Irretroactividad de la Ley "Retroactividad significa calidad de retroactivo,…
  • Apr 26

    ¿Porqué contra el sentido expreso de la Ley Nº 30425, la SBS y las AFP se niegan a devolver lo que NO es suyo?

    ¿Porqué contra el sentido expreso de la Ley Nº 30425, la SBS y las AFP se niegan a devolver lo que NO es suyo?
    ¿Porqué, contra el sentido cristalino de la Ley Nº 30425, la SBS por medio de su representante Javier Poggi, sostiene que los pensionistas bajo la modalidad de Retiro Programado no están comprendidos en la Ley?, en…
Rank this Week: 3345

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Apr 29

    What are my bicycle accident insurance options?

    What are my bicycle accident insurance options?
    Many people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania ride their bicycles back and forth to work, for recreation, and to save money on the rising costs of gasoline. While cycling is a fun and healthy activity, it can lead to serious or fatal injuries.…
  • Apr 28

    Bicycle Safety Tips All Riders Should Read

    Bicycle Safety Tips All Riders Should Read
    Many Bucks County, Pennsylvania roads are picturesque and inviting for motorists and cyclists alike. However, these same beautiful roadways are often narrow and lack shoulders, which can make riding difficult and dangerous. Before your next…
  • Apr 28

    How to Choose a Bicycle Helmet, Legal Requirements, and How Helmet Use Affects Accident Claim

    How to Choose a Bicycle Helmet, Legal Requirements, and How Helmet Use Affects Accident Claim
    It is common knowledge that bicycle helmets save lives, but what you might not know is how to choose the right bike helmet for you. In this article, we discuss how to choose a bicycle helmet, state law requirements, and how helmet use affects…
Rank this Week: 1850

Beyond The Scope

Beyond The Scope

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

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

    FELONY CONVICTIONS AND SENTENCING IN IOWA

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

    ARSONS IN IOWA

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

    Iowa Fraud Law

    Iowa Fraud Law
    Recently, I blogged about theft laws in Iowa. One of the ways to commit theft in Iowa is to engage in “fraudulent practices”. Fraudulent practice is more commonly known as fraud.  In Iowa, there are a lot of different ways a…
Rank this Week: 2360

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Cliven Bundy’s Chosen Attorney Has Ethical Conflicts; Precluded From Case

    Cliven Bundy’s Chosen Attorney Has Ethical Conflicts; Precluded From Case
    In the continuing saga of Cliven Bundy and his band of anti-government followers, Nevada’s chief federal judge Gloria Navarro has formally refused to allow nationally known conservative lawyer Larry Klayman join Cliven Bundy’s…
  • Apr 27

    Lawsuit Alleges 30 Guns in Professor’s Workspace

    Lawsuit Alleges 30 Guns in Professor’s Workspace
    A Miramar College adjunct professor has filed a lawsuit against the school claiming he did not  get a promised full-time faculty spot after he raised concerns about firearms that were missing or unregistered at the school. The school…
  • Apr 22

    Unpaid Traffic Tickets in California: Can I Go to Jail?

    Unpaid Traffic Tickets in California: Can I Go to Jail?
    Last year, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch went on record as in a speech at the White House, actively opposing judges imposing traffic fines, calling such “the criminalization of poverty.” She cited the case study of Ferguson,…
Rank this Week: 2266

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Comments on Michigan news and criminal law. By The Law Office of Steven L. Schwartz.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2847

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal appeals and personal injury law. By Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Unreasonable Search and Seizure under the Fourth Amendment – United States v. Palmer

    Unreasonable Search and Seizure under the Fourth Amendment – United States v. Palmer
    The Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution is a fundamental pillar of protection for the rights of criminal defendants and all those seeking to protect their individual freedoms.  Central to the Fourth Amendment is the…
  • Apr 15

    What Constitutes Brandishing a Weapon in West Virginia? – United States v. McNeal

    What Constitutes Brandishing a Weapon in West Virginia? – United States v. McNeal
    When dealing with violent federal crimes, many defendants may find that not only can they be charged with the primary crime they are accused of committing, such as a robbery or theft, but also they may be charged with additional offenses…
  • Apr 1

    Constitutional Protections for Juvenile Offenders in West Virginia

    Constitutional Protections for Juvenile Offenders in West Virginia
    When juveniles commit serious crimes in the United States, including in West Virginia, our Constitution affords them considerable protection against a lifetime spent in prison or death row. Recognizing that a juvenile’s decision-making…
Rank this Week: 3390

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Apr 29

    Can the Police Search You and Your Car If They Smell Marijuana?

    Can the Police Search You and Your Car If They Smell Marijuana?
    If you are accused of committing a drug-related crime, it is critical you have an experienced criminal defense attorney to handle your case. Knowing your rights when it comes to marijuana related offenses is important for your…
  • Apr 22

    Are the Police Allowed to Draw Blood in a DUI Accident Case?

    Are the Police Allowed to Draw Blood in a DUI Accident Case?
    If you are stopped for driving under the influence, make sure you hire an experienced DUI attorney to handle your case. You have rights and it is important to make sure that you understand what you can and… The post Are the Police…
  • Apr 15

    Who Can the Police Detain in a Traffic Stop?

    Who Can the Police Detain in a Traffic Stop?
    Can the police detain a car passenger even if that’s not the reason they were pulled over? Several Florida courts have said that the police are not allowed to detain a passenger who attempts to leave the scene of a… The post Who…
Rank this Week: 3599

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Automatic License Suspension for Drug Convictions Repealed

    Automatic License Suspension for Drug Convictions Repealed
    Automatic License Suspension for Drug Convictions One of the unintended consequences of being convicted on criminal drug charges in Massachusetts was that your driver’s license would automatically be suspended. However, thanks to a new…
  • Apr 21

    Victims of Annie Dookhan Debacle Unlikely to Get Compensation From State

    Victims of Annie Dookhan Debacle Unlikely to Get Compensation From State
    Victims of Annie DookhanCountless criminal defendants who received drug convictions based on evidence handled by the state drug labs have been closely watching the developments in the Annie Dookhan case. Annie Dookhan was a former crime lab…
  • Apr 12

    New Bill Could Increase the Amount for Felony Theft

    New Bill Could Increase the Amount for Felony Theft
    Felony Theft Massachusetts is one of the few states that imposes serious criminal charges when a person steals an item worth more than $250. Stealing an item valued at more than $250 is a felony theft under Massachusetts law. The consequence…
Rank this Week: 4239

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 28

    Wisdom from “We Learn Nothing”

    Wisdom from “We Learn Nothing”
    I”m warning you in advance that this is, sort of, a book review.  I’ve written over 300 articles for my blog, and now that I’m running out of ideas, I thought it would be nice to share some thoughts on a great book from…
  • Apr 24

    Transforming a Misdemeanor Battery into a Felony Battery

    Transforming a Misdemeanor Battery into a Felony Battery
    Every so often, I’m retained to defend a misdemeanor battery case, only to discover later that the charge has been upgraded to a felony.  This doesn’t happen that often, because law enforcement typically has quite a bit of…
  • Apr 17

    Drugs In Cars, For the Thousandth Time

    Drugs In Cars, For the Thousandth Time
    After several decades of defending criminal cases, I’ve seen a few patterns emerge.  Our brains are rigged to see patterns, even when they don’t exist, but let me share with you a pattern of behavior that keeps me in…
Rank this Week: 3311

Crime in the Suites

Crime in the Suites

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

http://crimeinthesuites.com/
  • Apr 28

    Feds Open The Gates and Seize the Domain Name

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

    Getting Started with E-Rate

    Getting Started with E-Rate
    Public schools and libraries in the U.S. can save a lot of money on Internet service by applying for the Schools and Libraries Program, a federal subsidy better known as E-Rate. E-Rate funding, capped yearly at $3.9 billion, helps eligible…
  • Apr 15

    Good News: The Feds Can’t Freeze Your Assets to Stop You from Hiring a Lawyer

    Good News: The Feds Can’t Freeze Your Assets to Stop You from Hiring a Lawyer
    There are limits to what the government can take from you. The Supreme Court recently ruled that the Constitution forbids the government from freezing a defendant’s “untainted” assets in advance of prosecution. The ruling is…
Rank this Week: 4690

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Apr 28

    Fines, Surcharges & Assessments, Dishonesty & Damage Done

    Fines, Surcharges & Assessments, Dishonesty & Damage Done
    Fines, Surcharges & Assessments, Dishonesty & Damage Done Posted by Edmund Folsom, Esq. April 28, 2016 In Maine, when a person receives a fine, there is a “surcharge” of 20% added to the balance due. And then there’s…
  • Mar 5

    MAINE’S INSIDIOUS PER SE THC OUI PROPOSAL.

    MAINE’S INSIDIOUS PER SE THC OUI PROPOSAL.
    MAINE’S INSIDIOUS PER SE THC OUI PROPOSAL. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. Date:   March 5, 2016 Last year, Maine’s Legislature rejected a proposal to define as operating under the influence (OUI) the act of driving a…
  • Feb 23

    Article 2, Section 2, and Supreme Court Nominees.

    Article 2, Section 2, and Supreme Court Nominees.
    Posted by:  Edmund R. Folsom Date:  February 23, 2016 “The President…shall nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint…judges of the Supreme Court.”    United…
Rank this Week: 3607

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
Rank this Week: 3010

Psychology of Law and Criminal…

Psychology of Law and Criminal Behavior

By Kenneth Padowitz.

http://www.psychology-criminalbehavior-law.com/
  • Apr 28

    Rational Choice as a Theory of Crime

    Rational Choice as a Theory of Crime
    Rational choice is a prominent theoretical model in many fields of research, though many criminologists continue to doubt its applicability as a general theory of crime. Much of this skepticism can be attributed to the over-simplification of…
  • Apr 19

    Delusions and the Social World: The Connection

    Delusions and the Social World: The Connection
    Has there ever been a society where deluded individuals did not exist? – The answer is probably no. At one time or another, virtually every psychiatric hospital of decent size had their hands full with people who thought they were Jesus…
  • Apr 15

    The courts take a jab at civil detention practices: What about professionals?

    The courts take a jab at civil detention practices: What about professionals?
    The trend in the courts In the last three months, two consecutive court decisions have deemed the civil commitment program to be unconstitutional. Which is insightful because 20 states and the federal government uphold some form of the civil…
Rank this Week: 2413

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Apr 27

    Buyer Beware: Noncompliant Electronic I-9 Software Risks Customer Company Fine

    Buyer Beware: Noncompliant Electronic I-9 Software Risks Customer Company Fine
    Electronic I-9 software can be very attractive to companies looking for efficiency and ensuring compliance. Not to mention the elimination of file drawers that once housed these voluminous paper I-9 files. However, buyers beware, not all…
  • Apr 14

    Oral Arguments in PHH Case Signal Trouble for CFPB

    Oral Arguments in PHH Case Signal Trouble for CFPB
    The D.C. Circuit held oral arguments on April 12, 2016 in the case PHH Corp v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a case challenging the CFPB’s constitutionality as well as its interpretations of the Real Estate Procedures…
  • Apr 7

    Split Supreme Court Affirms Eighth Circuit Equal Credit Opportunity Act Ruling

    Split Supreme Court Affirms Eighth Circuit Equal Credit Opportunity Act Ruling
    “The judgment is affirmed by an equally divided Court.”  One sentence, published by the United State Supreme Court on March 22, 2016 sealed the fate of two plaintiffs seeking to expand protections under the Equal Credit…
Rank this Week: 2024

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4744

Cortez Law Blog

Cortez Law Blog

Blogging on criminal law news and cases.

http://cortezlawblog.com
  • Apr 26

    Mitigating Roles and Lower Federal Sentence

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

    RIGHT TO HIRE ATTORNEY

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

    The “Classified” Defendant

    The “Classified” Defendant
    The WSJ’s Devlin Barrett wrote an excellent article (subscription required) on the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) use of cell-site simulators to locate suspects and fugitives from justice. The U.S. Marshals Service, which is a…
Rank this Week: 2053

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Apr 26

    Supreme Court Debates Criminal Implied Consent Penaltie

    Supreme Court Debates Criminal Implied Consent Penaltie
    Is making drivers submit to a breath or blood test under the threat of criminal penalty a violation of their constitutional rights? As USA Today reports, that is the question that the Supreme Court of the United States mulled over last week…
  • Apr 20

    Attorney Jonathan Dichter Receives Endorsement from Fellow Attorney

    Attorney Jonathan Dichter Receives Endorsement from Fellow Attorney
    Just how effective are the DUI strategies employed here at Dichter Law Office? So effective that other attorneys consult the writings of Attorney Jonathan Dichter to win cases for their clients. This week, Jonathan received an endorsement…
  • Jan 4

    Unusual DUI Defense: Woman's Body Brews Alcohol

    Unusual DUI Defense: Woman's Body Brews Alcohol
    There are a wide variety of potential defenses against DUI charges, ranging from defective breathalyzers to an excessive amount of mouthwash. One woman in New York, however, has seen her charges dismissed after a unique defense – her…
Rank this Week: 3411

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Apr 25

    Sex, Lügen und Video

    Sex, Lügen und Video
    Der Fall, den das Landgericht Berlin aktuell verhandelte, ist so abstrus, dass er eigentlich nur aus einem Film stammen könnte. Der 48-Jährige Abdallah F. musste sich vor Gericht wegen schwerer Vergewaltigung an der 31-jährigen…
  • Apr 10

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 150

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 150
    --- Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
  • Mar 27

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 149

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 149
    --- Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
Rank this Week: 2902

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    [Video] 2 Kinds of Reckless Driving Charges You Can Get in the Rain

    [Video] 2 Kinds of Reckless Driving Charges You Can Get in the Rain
    Find out what they are and which one you could even avoid simply by not giving the police any details. Contact me today for your VA reckless driving case. Video Transcription If you got a reckless driving ticket in the rain, you’ve come…
  • Apr 19

    [VIDEO] If You Consent, The Police Can Search!

    [VIDEO] If You Consent, The Police Can Search!
    If you consent to the search by the police we cannot challenge the search. We can’t argue that the police didn’t have a legal reason to search because you gave them permission. Contact me today to see how I can help in your case.…
  • Apr 15

    How Should We Interact With The Police?

    How Should We Interact With The Police?
    So many recent events have ended in tragic loss of life for both every day citizens and the police themselves. Here are just my thoughts on what we can do and how we can act to prevent future deaths. Video Transcription How should we interact…
Rank this Week: 1792

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Apr 25

    FIGHTING THE POLICE SEARCH OF YOUR COMPUTER

    FIGHTING THE POLICE SEARCH OF YOUR COMPUTER
    Under the Fourth Amendment, police must generally obtain a warrant before they can search your property. However, there are exceptions such as where you consent to the search. But let’s say, the police tell you they are looking for…
  • Apr 12

    2016 UPDATE ON COURTHOUSE CELL PHONE RULES

    2016 UPDATE ON COURTHOUSE CELL PHONE RULES
    After some confusion resulting from the recent removal of cell phone lockers at the George N. Leighton Criminal Courthouse, it seems like a good time to review the rules. Cook County first implemented its courthouse cell phone ban in 2013.…
  • Apr 4

    FRUIT OF THE POISON TREE: STATEMENTS FROM AN ILLEGAL ARREST

    FRUIT OF THE POISON TREE: STATEMENTS FROM AN ILLEGAL ARREST
    Under the Constitution, police have to operate by law before they can deprive you of liberty or property. If your initial stop or arrest is illegal, then the poison fruits of that stop or arrest cannot be used against you subject to certain…
Rank this Week: 2036

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

Covers felonies, casino markers, murder, manslaughter, arson and other criminal conduct.

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    Las Vegas Criminal Defense Lawyers Must Weigh the Risks of Going to Trial

    Las Vegas Criminal Defense Lawyers Must Weigh the Risks of Going to Trial
    Many people who have been arrested are anxious to have their day in court, particularly if they feel that they’ve been wrongfully accused. What people tend to not understand is that a trial is risky. If things go wrong, they may be…
  • Apr 21

    Stale Casino Marker

    Stale Casino Marker
      Most Nevadans know what a casino marker is. For those of you not in the know, a marker is like an IOU to a casino. A gambler writes the marker and gives it to the casino. The marker sometimes takes the form of a check that may be…
  • Apr 16

    Charged with Sexual Assault?

    Charged with Sexual Assault?
    Nevada Sexual Assault Convictions Mean Serious Consequences Being charged under NRS 200.366 for sexual assault carries serious penalties. This crime is always a felony. Accordingly, someone who is convicted of sexual assault is looking at…
Rank this Week: 3849

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

Answers common questions regarding California criminal proceedings. By Graham Donath.

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • Apr 25

    When Do Officers Have a Right to Search Your Property Without a Warrant?

    When Do Officers Have a Right to Search Your Property Without a Warrant?
    When a police officer is questioning you, things can easily get out of hand if you’re uninformed about your rights and don’t understand search laws in California. To protect your rights, you must be knowledgeable about the scope…
  • Apr 18

    How to Get Police Record

    How to Get Police Record
    There are many reasons you may need to obtain a police record, especially if you’re involved in a personal injury lawsuit and need access to police reports of the accident, eyewitness interviews, and detailed evidences. All police…
  • Apr 12

    How to Get a Job After Prison

    How to Get a Job After Prison
    On paper, a convicted felon is a convicted felon. On a job application, there is no room to explain whether a criminal record is from armed assault or stealing from a local store when you were 18. That’s why California has joined 20…
Rank this Week: 2539

San Antonio Traffic Ticket Blog

San Antonio Traffic Ticket Blog

Covers traffic tickets, speeding ticket defense, moving and non-moving violations, local court information. By Coquat Law Firm.

http://www.trafficticketsa.com/Blog/
  • Apr 24

    Fiesta Traffic Ticket

    Fiesta Traffic Ticket
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA No one loves getting a Fiesta Traffic Ticket. With almost everyone having Friday off for Battle of the Flowers, more people were on the road than normal. Did you or someone you know end up with…
  • Jan 22

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day Traffic Ticket

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day Traffic Ticket
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA Do you have a Martin Luther King Jr. Day Traffic Ticket? Many people had Monday off this week for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Everyone loves a three day weekend, but no one loves a traffic ticket. If…
  • Dec 3

    Lyft Returns to San Antonio. Lyft Traffic Tickets.

    Lyft Returns to San Antonio. Lyft Traffic Tickets.
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA Lyft is back in San Antonio. Lyft has officially joined Uber in bringing ride sharing back to San Antonio. But watch out. You do not want to end up with with a Lyft traffic ticket. What you need to…
Rank this Week: 3181

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship

    The Formula for a Successful Relationship
    Most people still believe that this thing called “love” is a mysterious occurrence which happens, like a lightning bolt, out of the blue, with no rhyme or reason. Or, perhaps we want to believe in the mysterious nature of love and…
  • Apr 14

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida

    Cohabitation No Longer a Crime in Florida
    Breathe easy you Florida couples who until a week ago lived together illegally while unwed. You will not be facing up 60 days in the county clink and a $500 fine on a second-degree misdemeanor charge for co-habitation while not married. A…
  • Mar 18

    What is Life REALLY Like for Juveniles Behind Bar

    What is Life REALLY Like for Juveniles Behind Bar
    The juvenile justice system was actually developed almost a century ago, in response to the atrocities juveniles were subjected to in adult jails. Unfortunately, as the system developed, and there was widespread overcrowding and lack of…
Rank this Week: 2052

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Apr 23

    Yo Gotti: Making the Henry County Judiciary Famou

    Yo Gotti: Making the Henry County Judiciary Famou
    Rapper, YoGotti, recently released a video shot in a Henry County, Georgia, courtroom and throughout the courthouse. Henry County government officials are not amused. An official is on the record saying that the video, featuring a small…
  • Feb 22

    How Not to Solicit Campaign Contribution

    How Not to Solicit Campaign Contribution
    I’m all for democracy, but election season is not fun for lawyers. This year, unlike any other, I  have been spammed by lawyers running for office: whom I do not know and don’t think I’ve ever met; In counties where I…
  • Feb 18

    The Conscription of Apple Engineers into Government Service

    The Conscription of Apple Engineers into Government Service
    Before this week, I had never heard of the All Writs Act of 1789. As I understand from the news accounts I have read this week, a Federal Magistrate cites it as authority to order Apple to develop software that law enforcement can then use to…
Rank this Week: 3933

White Collar Wire

White Collar Wire

Covers news, cases, judicial opinions, practical tips and scholarly work regarding white-collar criminal and civil enforcement, grand jury investigations and regulatory compliance. By Jackson R. Sharman, III.

http://jacksharman.com/
  • Apr 22

    Handwriting On The Wall (And In The FBI’s Notes)

    Handwriting On The Wall (And In The FBI’s Notes)
    As the father of a college-bound high school senior and an eventually college-bound high school sophomore, I pass along to them helpful articles.  Whether, in the ancient words of Archbishop Cramner in the Anglican liturgy, they actually…
  • Mar 17

    “Fantastic Lies” and Corporate Criminal Prosecution

    “Fantastic Lies” and Corporate Criminal Prosecution
    When the past is dug up in documentaries (or docudramas), events are often sensationalized.  This practice is of long pedigree: Shakespeare was not above amping up an old story when it suited his needs.  Unfortunately, few…
  • Feb 12

    Where Did You Go, Batman? Martin Shkreli, Congress, the Fifth Amendment and You

    Where Did You Go, Batman? Martin Shkreli, Congress, the Fifth Amendment and You
    It does not help that the most recent symbol of the Fifth Amendment is The Joker:   There has been plenty of news coverage about Martin Shkreli, “pharma bro” and alleged securities fraudster, and his appearance before…
Rank this Week: 1970

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Maryland Court Reviews Issue of First Impression in Marijuana Possession Case

    Maryland Court Reviews Issue of First Impression in Marijuana Possession Case
    As a general rule, under the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution, citizens are protected from “unreasonable searches and seizures.” In order to conduct a search, a law enforcement officer is required to obtain a…
  • Apr 8

    Highest Court in Maryland Reviews Motion to Suppress in Criminal Wiretapping Case

    Highest Court in Maryland Reviews Motion to Suppress in Criminal Wiretapping Case
    In criminal cases, law enforcement personnel employ a variety of different methods to gather evidence against an alleged “suspect.” One such strategy includes the use of wiretapping and electronic surveillance in an effort to…
  • Mar 21

    Maryland Legislators Propose Sweeping Reforms to Criminal Justice System

    Maryland Legislators Propose Sweeping Reforms to Criminal Justice System
    Maryland’s criminal justice system may seem complicated and intimidating to a person who has been arrested or charged with a crime. It is important to remember, however, that you may be able to assert any number of valid defenses.…
Rank this Week: 2736

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Apr 22

    University of Georgia students arrested on felony charge

    University of Georgia students arrested on felony charge
    Campus police arrested two University of Georgia football players, although it is not clear if their charges will actually come to any type of fruition. Felony charges were filed for alleged property damage caused to their dorm room by…
  • Apr 7

    Student at University of Georgia facing felony charge

    Student at University of Georgia facing felony charge
    Police arrested a student from the University of Georgia after receiving a complaint that he had gone into the incorrect restroom on campus. Because of a previous incident, he is currently facing multiple felony charges, including…
  • Mar 24

    Burglary, gang-related charges filed against Georgia teen

    Burglary, gang-related charges filed against Georgia teen
    A teenager, who was home alone at the time, allegedly tipped police off to an ongoing burglary that ultimately led to six arrests. According to Georgia authorities, all six of the individuals arrested for burglary are minors. The youngest…
Rank this Week: 2883

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal, family and Injury law. By Blair & Kim, PLLC.

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    The One Page of Paper that Can Make Your Meeting with a Family Law Attorney More Valuable

    The One Page of Paper that Can Make Your Meeting with a Family Law Attorney More Valuable
    Everyone can relate to the experience of walking into the grocery store without a shopping list and leaving the store without what you went in for, having spent lots of money on things you didn’t need.  Notes aren’t only…
  • Apr 20

    Washington Court Discusses Parental Immunity and Proportionate Liability in Personal Injury Appeal

    Washington Court Discusses Parental Immunity and Proportionate Liability in Personal Injury Appeal
    In a recent personal injury case, the Court of Appeals of Washington decided issues involving parental immunity and allocation of fault in a negligence claim. In Smelser v. Paul (Wash. Ct. App. Apr. 4, 2016), the defendant was visiting a…
  • Apr 12

    5 Common Child Support Myths in Washington State

    5 Common Child Support Myths in Washington State
    Myth 1: You don’t have to pay child support if you have a 50/50 parenting plan. Fact:  While it is true that in some cases with 50/50 parenting plans there will be no transfer payment of child support from one parent to the other,…
Rank this Week: 2252

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 21

    Thousands Of DUI Cases Could Be Thrown Out

    Thousands Of DUI Cases Could Be Thrown Out
    INTRODUCTION The highest court in the land is currently deciding a case that can have an enormous impact on Driving Under The Influence (DUI) cases in Florida and twelve other states. Each of those thirteen states makes it a misdemeanor…
  • Apr 8

    “HOW A CASE IS CHARGED CAN HAVE A HUGE IMPACT”

    “HOW A CASE IS CHARGED CAN HAVE A HUGE IMPACT”
    Cops demonstrate their inherent bias through the charges they choose to level. Let’s talk about Sheila and George. Sheila was the trusted bookkeeper for a very successful company. Unfortunately, she wasn’t as trustworthy as the…
  • Feb 4

    The Best Thing About ‘Making A Murderer’

    The Best Thing About ‘Making A Murderer’
    This isn’t an article about whether the two men featured in the documentary, ‘Making a Murderer’ are guilty or innocent. While I do have strong feelings concerning the handling of the criminal cases of both Steven Avery and…
Rank this Week: 1723

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 21

    What you should know about the 1994 Crime Bill

    What you should know about the 1994 Crime Bill
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “When can I post on Social media about my ongoing case?” A hot topic the past week or so has concerned a bill signed into law more than two decades ago. The 1994 Crime…
  • Apr 19

    Accused ISIS Supporter Stuck in Stateside Honeypot Trap

    Accused ISIS Supporter Stuck in Stateside Honeypot Trap
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “If I simply intend to plead guilty, why do I need a lawyer?” A young man from Michigan is being accused of supporting the Islamic State by federal prosecutors after becoming…
  • Apr 13

    Can the Spousal Privilege Protect Former Teacher Who Married Student Before Trial?

    Can the Spousal Privilege Protect Former Teacher Who Married Student Before Trial?
    Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: “The person that called the police doesn’t want to press charges, can I still be prosecuted?” A 38-year-old former high school teacher being prosecuted for sexual…
Rank this Week: 2975

Arrested in Nassau Blog

Arrested in Nassau Blog

Covers New York criminal law. By Jason A. Steinberger.

http://arrestedinnassau.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Critique of Academic Custom Writing Service needed for Student

    Critique of Academic Custom Writing Service needed for Student
    EssayWhales.com – descriptive Essay Writing Company examination Need trustworthy academic writer to complete academic papers from the jump? Learn the in depth review of number one academic writing service in the academic industry and…
  • Apr 6

    Creating a bullying essay

    Creating a bullying essay
    Bullying is, sad to say, quite normal on the majority of institutions globally. Bullying has existed as long as now you may think of, yet it is only nowadays that faculties have begun to really encourage school students to essaybuyers.com/…
  • Mar 16

    Sack Up and Start Coming up with Perform Adeptly

    Sack Up and Start Coming up with Perform Adeptly
    Do you wish to develop into a stylish creator? Didn’t contemplate this in advance of when? Sack up and say to you and your family what you look for made by this reality. Sure, some visitors are definitely not considering … The…
Rank this Week: 2085

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland DUI news, updates and commentary. Published by Goldstein & Stamm, P.A.

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 20

    The Supreme Court considers whether breath tests require a search warrant

    The Supreme Court considers whether breath tests require a search warrant
    Today the Supreme Court heard oral argument in the cases of Birchfield v. North Dakota, 136 S.Ct. 614 (2015); Bernard v. Minnesota, 136 S.Ct. 615 (2015); and Beylund v. Levi, 136 S.Ct. 614 (2015). Leonard R. Stamm, along with Donald…
  • Apr 14

    Senate and House Compromise on Noah’s Law: Ignition Interlocks NOT Required on All First Offender

    Senate and House Compromise on Noah’s Law: Ignition Interlocks NOT Required on All First Offender
    If you have been following the news lately you have heard that Maryland has joined the states that require interlocks in all DUI cases, even for first offenders blowing under 0.15.  For example, see Md. lawmaker: Slain officer Noah…
  • Mar 19

    Why every breath test in Maryland should be suppressed

    Why every breath test in Maryland should be suppressed
    Every breath test in Maryland is subject to suppression.  Every administrative suspension based on a failed breath test should be thrown out.  The reason is – in Maryland there is a potential 60 day enhanced jail penalty for…
Rank this Week: 3398

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Palumbo & Associates, P.C.

http://www.trafficticketlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2214

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Covers traffic law, criminal law, injury law, and family law news from around Southern New Jersey. By the Law Offices of Joseph Lombardo.

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • Apr 20

    New Jersey Pretrial Intervention Program and Expunging Record

    New Jersey Pretrial Intervention Program and Expunging Record
    Everyone knows that when you are arrested and convicted of a criminal offense, there are immediate and obvious penalties: jail or prison time, fines, and community service are common examples. However, if you are a first-time offender you may…
  • Apr 18

    Can I Expunge an Indictable Offense?

    Can I Expunge an Indictable Offense?
    If you have a criminal conviction, fines and prison aren’t the only consequences. In addition to the official penalties ,which are imposed by the courts, former convicts are also punished by unfair treatment from society — even…
  • Apr 14

    Can I Expunge a Municipal Ordinance Conviction?

    Can I Expunge a Municipal Ordinance Conviction?
    How long should a prior New Jersey arrest, charge or conviction continue to negatively affect your life? If you have a criminal history you may feel that your past will never go away. You may be frustrated that a minor municipal offense is…
Rank this Week: 3666