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Orland Park Criminal Defense…

Orland Park Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By the Law Office of John S. Fotopoulos, P.C.

http://www.fotopouloslaw.com/orland-park-criminal-lawyer/
  • Nov 21

    When is an Illinois Doctor Liable for Failing to Get a Patient's “Informed Consent”?

    When is an Illinois Doctor Liable for Failing to Get a Patient's “Informed Consent”?
    Medical malpractice involves more than a physician's negligence. A doctor can be held liable if he or she fails to inform the patient about the “general nature” of a procedure and the patient is subsequently injured. Informed…
  • Nov 14

    How the “Surveillance Location Privilege” Can Compromise a Criminal Defendant's Right

    How the “Surveillance Location Privilege” Can Compromise a Criminal Defendant's Right
    The Constitution affords all criminal defendants, such as those facing drug charges, the right to “confront” the witnesses against them. This means that if you are arrested and charged with a crime, you have the right to…
  • Oct 25

    Can the Police Handcuff You Without “Arresting” You?

    Can the Police Handcuff You Without “Arresting” You?
    Drug crime cases often begin with seemingly routine traffic stops. Illinois law enforcement officers may use a minor traffic crime, such as speeding, as a pretext to stop and search a vehicle suspected to contain evidence of illegal…
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Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 19

    Should A DUI / OVI As A Juvenile Enhance A Later DUI / OVI As An Adult?

    Should A DUI / OVI As A Juvenile Enhance A Later DUI / OVI As An Adult?
    In Ohio DUI / OVI cases, mandatory minimum penalties are increased based on prior OVI convictions.  One issue faced by Ohio courts is whether a person’s OVI adjudication (‘conviction’) as a juvenile can be used to…
  • Nov 12

    Calibrating Breath Testing Machines In Ohio DUI/OVI Case

    Calibrating Breath Testing Machines In Ohio DUI/OVI Case
    Over 20,000 DWI cases in New Jersey are being called into question due to problems with the recalibration of breath-testing machines.  According to New Jersey 101.5, Sgt. Marc Dennis skipped a critical step each time he recalibrated the…
  • Oct 30

    Can We Trust Crime Lab Results In Ohio DUI/OVI Cases?

    Can We Trust Crime Lab Results In Ohio DUI/OVI Cases?
    Today’s report regarding the conduct of a forensic scientist employed by the state of Ohio demonstrates the danger of the government enforcing laws without effective checks and balances.  Forensic scientist G. Michele Yezzo worked…
Rank this Week: 2711

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Covers criminal law, litigation tactics, parenting rights and medical marijuana.

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Nov 18

    Privacy Matters: Browser Add-On

    Privacy Matters: Browser Add-On
    Most of us do our best to implement security measures to protect our computers. One easy way, of course, is to never click links from unknown sources, which sounds like a no-brainer, but did you know cyberhackers will create email addresses…
  • Nov 2

    Black Boxes + Car Insurance Discounts = Bad for Drivers, Good for Other

    Black Boxes + Car Insurance Discounts = Bad for Drivers, Good for Other
    From the “You’ve Got to Be Joking” File The National Motorists Association newsletter recently warned drivers about car insurance companies offering discounted premiums to customers who agree to install a transponder…
  • Oct 19

    Excellent Articles on Criminal Defense Investigation

    Excellent Articles on Criminal Defense Investigation
    Defense Investigators Tell It Like It Is   Recently Pursuit Magazine, an online magazine for professional private investigators, ran a series of top criminal defense investigation articles penned by different defense investigators. The…
Rank this Week: 3467

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Nov 18

    Black Friday 2016 – Safety Should be Top Priority on The Busiest Shopping Day of the Year

    Black Friday 2016 – Safety Should be Top Priority on The Busiest Shopping Day of the Year
    While Black Friday is a day many people look forward to more than any other shopping day of the year, the day after Thanksgiving also brings all of the crooks out of the woodwork. Not only are crooks ready to turn your holiday shopping into a…
  • Nov 14

    Expert Testimony…The Tutor the Breaks the issues Apart

    Expert Testimony…The Tutor the Breaks the issues Apart
    Trump vs Hillary is not the only debate that has raged in throughout the state of Michigan. The field of litigation has been in a battle over the concept of expert testimony. The battle for Expert Testimony is tug of war between Frye and…
  • Nov 11

    Fighting Allegations of Drug Possession

    Fighting Allegations of Drug Possession
    Whether in Michigan or any other state, nearly anyone can be accused of possessing illicit drugs, prescription or otherwise. Unfortunately, in certain circumstances an individual may be charged with possession with intent, if the prosecutor…
Rank this Week: 2938

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2574

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.losangelesduilawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 17

    Failed Sobriety Test in a Los Angeles DUI Case

    Failed Sobriety Test in a Los Angeles DUI Case
    If you have been charged with a DUI, you were likely arrested after having submitted to some blood alcohol tests. One such test that many people submit themselves to during a arrest, is a field sobriety test. However, a field sobriety test is…
  • Nov 17

    Failed Sobriety Test in a Los Angeles DUI Case

    Failed Sobriety Test in a Los Angeles DUI Case
    If you have been charged with a DUI, you were likely arrested after having submitted to some blood alcohol tests. One such test that many people submit themselves to during a arrest, is a field sobriety test. However, a field sobriety test is…
  • Nov 3

    Multiple Charges Arising out of a Los Angeles DUI Charge

    Multiple Charges Arising out of a Los Angeles DUI Charge
    If you have been charged with a Los Angeles DUI, it does not mean that you cannot be charged with anything else. Many charges can arise out of one specific incident, resulting in multiple charges against you and multiple cases. The best way…
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Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Covers decisions and opinions by The Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and The Supreme Court of the United States regarding DUI law, Search and Seizure, and arrest procedures. By George C. Creal Jr.

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
  • Nov 17

    Judges can not control jail good time credit

    Judges can not control jail good time credit
     In Davis v. State, 181 Ga. App. 498, 353 SE2d 7 (1987), a trial judge attempted to prevent the sheriff from giving a DUI defendant good time credit on a 12 month jail term with no probation until his $1000 fine was paid. The Judge knew…
  • Oct 3

    Red and Glassy Eyes Not Georgia DUI Probable Cause

    Red and Glassy Eyes Not Georgia DUI Probable Cause
     On May 18, 2016, the Georgia Court of Appeals affirmed Governor Nathan Deal's son, Jason Deal's finding of no probable cause in Dawson County Superior Court, in Blanchard v. State, A16A0086, May 18, 2016. Wendy Blanchard was arrested…
  • Sep 16

    Medical Records are admissible without a witness in a Georgia DUI

    Medical Records are admissible without a witness in a Georgia DUI
     On February 16, 2016 in Samuels v. State, 335 Ga. App. 819, 783 SE2d 344 (2016), the Georgia Court of Appeals medical records may be admitted into evidence without a testifying witness including diagnoses and medical opinions as…
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Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 17

    Pleading Guilty to Unarmed Burglary and Larceny in Massachusett

    Pleading Guilty to Unarmed Burglary and Larceny in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Wallace, the defendant appealed from a sentence imposed for an unarmed burglary conviction. He’d pled guilty to larceny from a building and unarmed burglary. The event giving rise to the charges involved his going…
  • Nov 4

    Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine in Massachusett

    Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine in Massachusett
    In Commonwealth v. Bowens, a Massachusetts appellate court considered a crack cocaine possession with intent to distribute case. The defendant was convicted of possessing a class B controlled substance with intent to distribute as well as…
  • Oct 18

    Right to an Attorney Before Breathalyzer in Massachusetts?

    Right to an Attorney Before Breathalyzer in Massachusetts?
    Under the Sixth Amendment and article 12 of the Massachusetts Declaration of Rights, a defendant is supposed to be advised of the right to an attorney before a critical stage of criminal proceedings. In Commonwealth v. Neary-French, the…
Rank this Week: 3293

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Nov 16

    South Florida Man Arrested Under New Revenge Porn Law

    South Florida Man Arrested Under New Revenge Porn Law
    After a rocky three year relationship Michael Hamel, Jr. and his girlfriend parted ways. The breakup was not affable and was ended by the woman, whose name is being withheld. The relationship grew so troubled that last September,…
  • Oct 21

    Elderly Florida Man Charged with Battery in Political Argument with Spouse

    Elderly Florida Man Charged with Battery in Political Argument with Spouse
    With less than two weeks until the American public will cast their votes for our next President, cases of tempers reaching a fever pitch are being reported by the press as well as the police. This election has already demonstrated acts of…
  • Sep 27

    Miami-Dade Road Rage Homicide Suspect to Face no Trial

    Miami-Dade Road Rage Homicide Suspect to Face no Trial
    If you or someone close to you is accused of any type of the many serious types of charges associated with a homicide it is essential to consult with knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who specializes in these types of cases at the…
Rank this Week: 3544

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2194

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI issues, including field sobriety testing, post-conviction relief, ignition interlocks. By Levow DWI Law.

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4651

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of John M. Lynch, LLC.

http://www.missouricriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 11

    The Felony DWI- Potential Repercussions and Alternative Court

    The Felony DWI- Potential Repercussions and Alternative Court
    Unlike the run-of-the-mill misdemeanor DWI, a third offense could trigger the filing of a felony DWI which comes replete with serious prison time and the potential for a 10 year or permanent denial of your driving privilege.   And…
  • Sep 30

    Estate Planning: Why you shouldn’t wait until the last minute.

    Estate Planning: Why you shouldn’t wait until the last minute.
    Many people believe that estate planning is for the wealthy. This misconception may arise from the fact that the estate tax exemption is higher than what most people have in their estates. However, even though your estate may not be subject…
  • Sep 9

    DWIs and the affect on your license

    DWIs and the affect on your license
    Driving While Intoxicated or Driving Under the Influences cases in Missouri are continuing their evolution toward ambiguity as courts wrestle with changes to the BAC testing process, the science behind such testing, and even the impact the…
Rank this Week: 1795

No Papered: A Washington DC DUI…

No Papered: A Washington DC DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Scrofano Law.

http://blog.scrofanolaw.com/
  • Nov 11

    DC Police Officer Arrested for DUI While on Duty

    DC Police Officer Arrested for DUI While on Duty
    According to a recent news article from NBC 4 Washington, an officer of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) was just arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.  The officer was arrested after his supervising officer…
  • Aug 17

    DC Criminal & DUI Defense Lawyer on Arrest Procedure

    DC Criminal & DUI Defense Lawyer on Arrest Procedure
    For family members and loved ones of those arrested can experience intense anxiety, fear, and stress.  First and foremost, when someone in DC gets arrested, the police will not likely give accurate information as to where they will take…
  • Aug 17

    DC Criminal & DUI Defense Lawyer on Arrest Procedure

    DC Criminal & DUI Defense Lawyer on Arrest Procedure
    For family members and loved ones of those arrested can experience intense anxiety, fear, and stress.  First and foremost, when someone in DC gets arrested, the police will not likely give accurate information as to where they will take…
Rank this Week: 2687

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/
  • Nov 11

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice

    The Unconstitutional Bail Bond Practice
    PROBLEM Each year, approximately 450,000 Americans are held in jail every day because they don’t have enough money to bond out. It’s been called a “wealth-based detention scheme.” Many have had enough of this unfair…
  • Aug 21

    The Word Ryan Lochte Just Couldn’t Say

    The Word Ryan Lochte Just Couldn’t Say
    Remember the show “Happy Days?” The Fonz could never say one particular word. Even when he knew he made a mistake he couldn’t admit that he was “wrong.” He’d attempt to say it: “I was…
  • Jul 27

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?

    Is John Hinckley Jr’s Release Insane?
    INTRODUCTION On March 30, 1981, as former President Ronald Reagan left the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington D.C., John Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate the president. Hinckley drew his revolver and fired six rounds, injuring…
Rank this Week: 1746

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
  • Nov 10

    Why You Should Not Plead Guilty Based Solely on a Presumptive Drug Test

    Why You Should Not Plead Guilty Based Solely on a Presumptive Drug Test
    Chicago drug convictions may be based on bad evidence A recent article [1] in the Washington Post discussed the practice of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and the Nevada criminal justice system of relying on drug field test…
  • Nov 9

    Wells Fargo Under Fire for Fraud

    Wells Fargo Under Fire for Fraud
    Wells Fargo and Its Advisors Under Investigation by Regulators and State Attorneys General Over the past two months, Wells Fargo has gone from a large banking institution with branches on every corner of the United States to one under…
  • Apr 28

    Follow the firm on social media!

    Follow the firm on social media!
    For the latest news and informatino on the law and how it relates to your rights, as well as updates on Law Offices of R. Tamara de Silva, connect with the firm on social media. Connect with the firm…
Rank this Week: 3064

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 10

    FLORIDA VOTERS IN FAVOR OF MARIJUANA

    FLORIDA VOTERS IN FAVOR OF MARIJUANA
    FLORIDA AMENDMENT #2 TO EXPAND MEDICAL MARIJUANA GETS 71.3% OF VOTES Florida voters took to the polls on November 8, 2016, this last Tuesday to decide the heated political race for the white house.  In Florida, as in many states, there…
  • Sep 17

    CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PROMOTION EXAM INVALIDATED

    CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE PROMOTION EXAM INVALIDATED
    PENDING PROMOTIONS PLACED ON HOLD The content of the most recent promotional exam administered to the approximately 70 Clay County Sheriff’s Deputies striving to make the rank of sergeant or lieutenant may have been leaked in…
  • Jun 3

    THREE DUVAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AVOID SEX CASES BY PLEADING TO MISDEMEANORS

    THREE DUVAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AVOID SEX CASES BY PLEADING TO MISDEMEANORS
    Students Arrested Were 17, 18 and 19 Years of Age, Dodged a Sex Crime According to a report, three male students at Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville were arrested in April for having sex with a female student on school grounds. …
Rank this Week: 1347

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Gilbert G. Garcia Law Firm.

http://www.texaspossessionofmarijuanalawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2703

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug and theft crimes. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3017

Law Office of Joe Dane

Law Office of Joe Dane

Covers criminal offenses and procedure in California.

http://www.joedane.com/blog/
  • Nov 9

    Prop 64 and old marijuana conviction

    Prop 64 and old marijuana conviction
    Last night, California voters passed Proposition 64 which made sweeping changes to the marijuana laws. Possession by adults over 21 for personal, recreational use is now (as of 12:01 Wednesday November 9, 2016) legal in California. …
  • Jul 8

    Shoplifting and Corrective Education Company (CEC) cla

    Shoplifting and Corrective Education Company (CEC) cla
    There’s another twist to shoplifting cases now – Corrective Education Company (CEC).   I recently heard about somebody that was stopped and accused of shoplifting in a large store – it rhymes with Walmart – and…
  • Jul 2

    Can a guest allow the police to search your house?

    Can a guest allow the police to search your house?
    I had the question asked: can a guest who is staying in your house allow the police to search? What about if they were to call the police and invite them to search? Would that evidence still be admissible against the homeowner?  Apparent…
Rank this Week: 4458

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Nov 7

    I am Currently Unemployed – Should I File for Bankruptcy?

    I am Currently Unemployed – Should I File for Bankruptcy?
    During the aftermath of the Great Recession, many of our friends and neighbors lost their jobs after several companies downsized or outright closed their doors altogether. Additionally, many of our younger residents are graduating with…
  • Nov 7

    Important Bankruptcy Topics: Creditor

    Important Bankruptcy Topics: Creditor
    Many of our Georgian friends and neighbors contact our office on a daily basis to discuss the possibility of filing for bankruptcy.  Filing a bankruptcy case can be an excellent way for an individual or a family to get their debts under…
  • Nov 7

    The “Tricks or Treats” of Filing for Bankruptcy

    The “Tricks or Treats” of Filing for Bankruptcy
    Americans all over the country continue to feel the adverse affects of the economic recession, which has caused hundreds of thousands of our friends and neighbors here in Georgia alone to take on multiple jobs, downsize their homes, or take…
Rank this Week: 1769

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Covers criminal defense and DUI issues in the Nashville, TN area. By Rob McKinney.

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • Nov 7

    Is It Mandatory To Have Nine U.S.Supreme Court Justices ?

    Is It Mandatory To Have Nine U.S.Supreme Court Justices ?
    Just the other day someone asked me if the U.S. Constitution requires nine Supreme Court Justices. I did not know the answer so I looked it up. The short answer is the U.S. Constitution does not state the precise number of justices. The…
  • Nov 2

    DUI, Ignition Interlock, and The State Legislature

    DUI, Ignition Interlock, and The State Legislature
    An ignition interlock is required to obtain a restricted driver's license if you have been convicted of a DUI charge in Tennessee. In the initial implementation of the ignition interlock device, I was in favor of it's use. It allowed…
  • Oct 31

    Tennessee Sex Offenders and Halloween

    Tennessee Sex Offenders and Halloween
    It may be Halloween , but the Tennessee Department of Corrections will be conducting Operation Blackout on those on the Tennessee Sex Offender Registry. It has been recently reported about the increased scrutiny that Tennessee Sex Offenders…
Rank this Week: 4904

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Nov 2

    How does the Inevitable Discovery Doctrine Apply to Warrantless Searches?

    How does the Inevitable Discovery Doctrine Apply to Warrantless Searches?
    The Inevitable Discovery Doctrine did not Apply in the Brierley Case Two Layton City police officers investigated a hit-and-run accident by entering a private residence with neither permission nor a warrant. They discovered evidence…
  • Oct 25

    The Victim of a Crime Can Request Restitution Through Counsel

    The Victim of a Crime Can Request Restitution Through Counsel
    Restitution Procedure – Using Pleadings Filed by the Victim’s Attorney In March 2011, Michael brown was charged with several crimes involving sexual conduct with minor L.N. The victim’s counsel sought to enter an appearance…
  • Oct 10

    Factors Considered in Dismissing A Protective Order

    Factors Considered in Dismissing A Protective Order
    Dismissing A Protective Order and the Mota Case Mota v. Mota, 2016 UT App 201 involved an interesting issue regarding dismissing a protective order. In April 2011, Jennifer Mota was at home holding the parties’ child.…
Rank this Week: 1845

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 2

    Explosive Pumpkin, Child Neglect

    Explosive Pumpkin, Child Neglect
    A grandmother in Saint Augustine, Florida worked with her granddaughter to create green flames in their jack-o-lantern for Halloween, according to Jacksonville.com. The pumpkin ended up being an explosive, rather than the awesome Halloween…
  • Aug 10

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure
    “License and registration, please.”  If you have ever been pulled over by police, you have probably heard this phrase.  In recent years, Americans have grown more and more suspicious of police officers. With all that we…
  • Aug 10

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure
    “License and registration, please.”  If you have ever been pulled over by police, you have probably heard this phrase.  In recent years, Americans have grown more and more suspicious of police officers. With all that we…
Rank this Week: 4265

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Michael C. Rosenblat, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 2

    Medicare Audits and Appeal

    Medicare Audits and Appeal
    When Medicare conducts and audit of a provider and concludes that an overpayment has occurred it will attempt to recoup that overpayment.  This article will discuss the overpayment appeals process. There are five levels of appeal, each…
  • Nov 2

    Medicare Audits and Appeal

    Medicare Audits and Appeal
    When Medicare conducts and audit of a provider and concludes that an overpayment has occurred it will attempt to recoup that overpayment.  This article will discuss the overpayment appeals process. There are five levels of appeal, each…
  • Sep 2

    Is that Medicare patient Homebound?

    Is that Medicare patient Homebound?
    One Medicare policy that has seen a boom in litigation, both civil and criminal, in the past few years relates to services being provided to allegedly homebound Medicare beneficiaries.  Homebound status is defined in the Medicare Benefit…
Rank this Week: 1940

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 1

    Pro se appeal of non-decision dismissed for lack of jurisdiction

    Pro se appeal of non-decision dismissed for lack of jurisdiction
                In Marshall v. Commissioner of PA DOC, et al. 16-9000 (10/25/2016), the Third Circuit dismissed this pro se appeal for lack of jurisdiction.  Marshall is a capital inmate…
  • Nov 1

    Elonis STILL guilty for Facebook threat

    Elonis STILL guilty for Facebook threat
    In US v. Elonis, 12-3798 (10/28/2016), the Third Circuit affirms Elonis’s conviction for Facebook threats -- again.  SCOTUS vacated the Circuit’s original denial of Elonsis’s appeal.  As a matter of statutory…
  • Nov 1

    Interlocutory appeal of disclosure order in grand jury proceedings dismissed for lack of jurisdiction

    Interlocutory appeal of disclosure order in grand jury proceedings dismissed for lack of jurisdiction
                The Third Circuit dismissed the appeal in In Re Grand Jury Matter #3, 15-2475 (10/28/2016), for lack of jurisdiction.  In response to a grand jury subpoena, John Doe’s accountant gave the…
Rank this Week: 1719

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 31

    Some DUI Offenders Never Learn

    Some DUI Offenders Never Learn
    One of the most discouraging aspects of being a police officer on the lookout for cases of DUI in Los Angeles must be the number of repeat offenders that they find on the road. Unfortunately, this phenomenon is not limited to LA or to the…
  • Oct 26

    Would Legalized Pot Increase DUIs in California?

    Would Legalized Pot Increase DUIs in California?
    With Election Day just a few weeks away, proponents and opponents of California’s Proposition 64 are weighing in on how the legalization of marijuana could impact the incidence of DUI in Los Angeles and other jurisdictions throughout…
  • Oct 24

    Minnesota Supreme Court: Get A Warrant for DUI Urine Test

    Minnesota Supreme Court: Get A Warrant for DUI Urine Test
    The U.S. Supreme Court ruling last June requiring warrants for blood tests for drivers suspected of DUI has continued to have repercussions throughout the United States. Now the Minnesota Supreme Court has decided that police cannot compel a…
Rank this Week: 3976

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 2226

The Criminal Lawyer

The Criminal Lawyer

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

http://burneylawfirm.com/blog
  • Oct 28

    On Jury Nullification

    On Jury Nullification
    Over on my comic, reader Martenzo this morning asked: While this is off-topic for the current chapter, I got curious after reading about the recent Bundy acquittal in Oregon. Are you ever going to cover jury duty in greater detail, and will…
  • Apr 14

    Why Prison?

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

    Drunken Double Standard?

    Drunken Double Standard?
    Readers of my Illustrated Guide to Law have frequently asked about a seeming double standard in criminal law when it comes to drunkenness. On the one hand, a person who is too drunk to think will be liable for crimes he commits; but on the…
Rank this Week: 4916

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Oct 26

    Freispruch vom Sofa-Richter – Televoting im Strafrecht

    Freispruch vom Sofa-Richter – Televoting im Strafrecht
    Spätestens seit den hitzigen Debatten nach dem TV-Voting über den Ausgang von Ferdinand von Schirachs Stück „Terror“ zeigt sich: Das Strafrecht ist eine komplexe Materie, die sich eben nicht auf eine…
  • Oct 23

    Abschreckende Wirkung von hohen Strafen?

    Abschreckende Wirkung von hohen Strafen?
    Regelmäßig zeigt sich die öffentliche „Volksseele“ entsetzt über vermeintlich zu lasche Strafen vor Gericht. Insbesondere bei jugendlichen Tätern wird dabei verkannt, dass die Anwendung des…
  • Sep 29

    Schadensersatz für Kachelmann: „vorsätzlich, wahrheitswidrig der Vergewaltigung bezichtigt“

    Schadensersatz für Kachelmann: „vorsätzlich, wahrheitswidrig der Vergewaltigung bezichtigt“
    Endet ein Strafverfahren mit einem Freispruch aus Mangel an Beweisen haftet dem Angeklagten ein Makel an, insbesondere wenn er einer Sexualstraftat beschuldigt wurde. Trotzdem kann ein derart Freigesprochener nicht vom Gericht verlangen, ihn…
Rank this Week: 2781

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 2820

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/
  • Oct 26

    Interlocks out of control in Montgomery County!

    Interlocks out of control in Montgomery County!
    Apparently yesterday two judges in Montgomery County were imposing interlocks as a condition of probation in DUI first offense cases.  So major traffic dockets in Rockville 413 and 414 were not good places to be yesterday. The Washington…
  • Sep 26

    You Can’t Put Lipstick on a Pig

    You Can’t Put Lipstick on a Pig
    You can’t put lipstick on a pig. Recently the Trump campaign has hired Kellyanne Conway and other spokespeople in attempt to put a positive spin on Trump.  They look nice and speak well.  But you can’t put lipstick on a…
  • Sep 24

    NCDD and NACDL wrap up a successful conference in Las Vega

    NCDD and NACDL wrap up a successful conference in Las Vega
    The National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) just wrapped up their annual Las Vegas seminar.  As usual, it was well attended and the presentations were very informative. The…
Rank this Week: 3286

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Oct 25

    2 Arrested, 1 Killed After Two Separate DUI Crashes on I-5

    2 Arrested, 1 Killed After Two Separate DUI Crashes on I-5
    Two people were arrested after two separate DUI crashes that left one dead and closed down Interstate 5 for several hours in Tacoma. According to KOMO News, the Washington State Patrol reports that a total of six cars were totaled and…
  • Oct 14

    Attorney Jonathan Dichter to Give CLE Lecture on Reasonable Doubt

    Attorney Jonathan Dichter to Give CLE Lecture on Reasonable Doubt
    This coming Friday, Attorney Jonathan Dichter will be presenting his lecture "Reasonable Doubt: Blasting Through the Prosecutor’s Case" at the annual Washington Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers misdemeanor CLE program. The…
  • Oct 11

    Attorney Jonathan Dichter Qualifies as NHTSA DWI Detection Instructor

    Attorney Jonathan Dichter Qualifies as NHTSA DWI Detection Instructor
    Dichter Law Office, PLLC is proud to announce that Attorney Jonathan Dichter has qualified to become an instructor in the NHTSA DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) curriculum by La Pier and Associates. This …
Rank this Week: 3370

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.milwaukeecriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 25

    Seventh Circuit Takes a Closer Look at Alleged Drug Crimes and Civil Forfeiture of Asset

    Seventh Circuit Takes a Closer Look at Alleged Drug Crimes and Civil Forfeiture of Asset
    When individuals are involved in criminal activity, the assets related to that criminal activity can often be seized by law enforcement involved in the investigation of the crime. This can include things such as vehicles used to commit a…
  • Oct 20

    Concurrent Sentences for State and Federal Pornography Charge

    Concurrent Sentences for State and Federal Pornography Charge
    When an individual has engaged in the interstate transfer of child pornography, they may open themselves up to both state and federal criminal charges. While a defendant cannot be charged twice for the same crime, a defendant can be…
  • Oct 20

    Common Authority Over Shared Property as Basis For Search and Seizure

    Common Authority Over Shared Property as Basis For Search and Seizure
    In order to conduct a constitutional search and seizure of an individual’s property, the Fourth Amendment requires that law enforcement has either probable cause to conduct such a search or consent from the individual who owns the…
Rank this Week: 1844

Tennessee Criminal Attorney Blog

Tennessee Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as drug charges, DUI, domestic violence, burglary, sex crimes, trepassing and vandalism. By Don Himmelberg of Higgins, Himmelberg & Piliponis PLLC.

http://www.tennesseecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 25

    Caught with a Loaded Handgun and 52 grams of crack while on Parole ... Case DISMISSED! ... and expunged!

    Caught with a Loaded Handgun and 52 grams of crack while on Parole ... Case DISMISSED! ... and expunged!
    Recently, our client was caught with a loaded handgun and 52 grams of crack cocaine … while he was on parole. He was charged with Possession of Schedule II drugs, Felon in Possession of a Handgun, and Introduction of Controlled…
  • Oct 27

    42 Pounds of marijuana found in trunk........Case Dismissed!

    42 Pounds of marijuana found in trunk........Case Dismissed!
    Earlier this month a client of this law firm was arrested for possession of 42 pounds of marijuana that was found in the trunk of his car while traveling down the interstate. Facing a felony conviction, a substantial fine amount and court…
  • Oct 27

    42 Pounds of marijuana found in trunk........Case Dismissed!

    42 Pounds of marijuana found in trunk........Case Dismissed!
    Earlier this month a client of this law firm was arrested for possession of 42 pounds of marijuana that was found in the trunk of his car while traveling down the interstate. Facing a felony conviction, a substantial fine amount and court…
Rank this Week: 1489

TCB's Legal Blog

TCB's Legal Blog

Criminal defense news. By Thomas C. Brandstrader.

http://chicagofelony.com/legal-posts/
  • Oct 24

    Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rating

    Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rating
  • Jul 5

    Attorney Thomas C. Brandstrader Wins Case for Client Found with $6.75 Million of Cocaine

    Attorney Thomas C. Brandstrader Wins Case for Client Found with $6.75 Million of Cocaine
    Criminal defense attorney Thomas C. Brandstrader wins not-guilty finding for client accused of possession with intent to distribute cocaine worth an estimated $6.75 million. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) JUNE 01, 2016 Thomas C. Brandstrader, a Chicago…
  • Jul 4

    Happy Fourth

    Happy Fourth
    I hope we can take this day and reflect not on war and violence but on peace and honest discourse. A look at our American history draws  the conclusion that we have rarely lived up to the ideals set out in the Declaration of…
Rank this Week: 1961

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.trafficticketlawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    New York’s Taconic State Parkway is a Hotbed for issuing Speeding Ticket

    New York’s Taconic State Parkway is a Hotbed for issuing Speeding Ticket
    If you travel on New York’s Taconic State Parkway watch your speed. The Taconic State Parkway has a notorious reputation of being a speeding, traffic ticket, and moving violation magnet. Only 104 miles long, approximately 8,000 tickets…
  • Oct 21

    New York’s Taconic State Parkway is a Hotbed for issuing Speeding Ticket

    New York’s Taconic State Parkway is a Hotbed for issuing Speeding Ticket
    If you travel on New York’s Taconic State Parkway watch your speed. The Taconic State Parkway has a notorious reputation of being a speeding, traffic ticket, and moving violation magnet. Only 104 miles long, approximately 8,000 tickets…
  • Sep 25

    “…But my friend told me that…”

    “…But my friend told me that…”
    Nothing drives us, or any lawyer for that matter, crazier than someone telling us we are wrong because of what a friend, acquaintance, or some dude on a bar stool told them about their case or about the law. No, your friend doesn’t…
Rank this Week: 2081

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI topics such as breathalyzer and constitutional issues, field sobriety tests, and DUI procedures and rights. By Bruce M. Robinson.

http://www.marylandduilawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1706

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law issues from the point of view of a former state prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney. By Kyle Green.

http://www.criminaldefenseattorneykg.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Myths About Shoplifting

    Myths About Shoplifting
    Shoplifting in Arizona is a crime with serious penalties, including potential fines and jail time. In addition to the criminal charges, shoplifters can be sued by merchants in civil court to recover damages as well. If you are facing a…
  • Oct 14

    5 Worst Crimes Committed by NFL Player

    5 Worst Crimes Committed by NFL Player
    Football players are big shots on and off the field, but that doesn’t mean they never get in trouble with the law. Here are five notorious criminal defense cases involving an NFL player.   Remember, if you or someone you love is…
  • Oct 9

    Arizona Domestic Violence By The Number

    Arizona Domestic Violence By The Number
    Did You Know?   1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men in the US have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner On a typical day, domestic violence hotlines receive approximately 21,000 calls – this is an average of 15…
Rank this Week: 3576

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI defense, penalties and enforcement measures. By Susan L. Hartman.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    DUI Laws In California To Get Stricter In 2019

    DUI Laws In California To Get Stricter In 2019
    Recently, California Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 1046 into law after the State Senate and Assembly voted overwhelmingly in favor, (unanimously with the exception of one “no vote recorded” in the Assembly).  This law will…
  • Aug 8

    Uber Claims Its App Lowers DUI’s, Study Says No

    Uber Claims Its App Lowers DUI’s, Study Says No
    Uber, a rideshare program that has been in operation for over 6 years, gives riders an option to get around town without using the bus, a taxi, a bike or walking. Over the past couple of years, their program has greatly cut fares and in many…
  • Aug 8

    Uber Claims Its App Lowers DUI’s, Study Says No

    Uber Claims Its App Lowers DUI’s, Study Says No
    Uber, a rideshare program that has been in operation for over 6 years, gives riders an option to get around town without using the bus, a taxi, a bike or walking. Over the past couple of years, their program has greatly cut fares and in many…
Rank this Week: 3179

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws — Identity Theft and Trafficking in Stolen Identitie

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws — Identity Theft and Trafficking in Stolen Identitie
    Identity theft often isn’t as simple as one person stealing another person’s social security number and using it to apply for credit cards. There are several different ways by which someone may be charged with identity theft. If…
  • Sep 29

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws — Criminal Trespass and Burglary

    Alabama’s Criminal Laws — Criminal Trespass and Burglary
    The crimes of trespass and burglary may seem similar, but there are several differences between the two crimes and between the different degrees within the crimes.
  • Sep 20

    Alabama Laws — Domestic Violence

    Alabama Laws — Domestic Violence
    Domestic violence happens when the defendant and the victim have a special relationship and the defendant commits particular crimes against the victim.
Rank this Week: 1791

New York Criminal Lawyers Blog

New York Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

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

    October 2016 Criminal Law Update

    October 2016 Criminal Law Update
    This morning  a suspect in a New York City shooting was  shot six times  in the chest after the suspect was spotted leaving the erotica book launch party on West 22nd Street between Sixth and Seventh Avenue in…
  • Oct 5

    Is New York’s Loitering for Prostitution Law Constitutional

    Is New York’s Loitering for Prostitution Law Constitutional
    A constitutional challenge has been launched against New York’s law prohibiting loitering for the purpose of prostitution law. The law prohibits  remaining or wandering about in a public place and repeatedly beckons to, or…
  • Oct 5

    New York Appellate Court Limits the Dying Declaration Exception

    New York Appellate Court Limits the Dying Declaration Exception
    Our White Plains criminal defense attorneys keep up to date on changes in the law as it relates to civil rights and criminal defense. One of the firmest beliefs among criminal defense lawyers is that the accused has a right to confront their…
Rank this Week: 4778

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

Provides New York criminal law updates and commentary. By Easton Thompson Kasperek.

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 14

    DOES THE USE OF A CLOSED FILE SHARING…

    DOES THE USE OF A CLOSED FILE SHARING PROGRAM IN A DISTRIBUTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY PROSECUTION SUPPORT THE IMPOSITION OF A FIVE LEVEL ENHANCEMENT UNDER U.S.S.G. §2G2.2(b)(3)(B) FOR THE RECEIPT, OR EXPECTATION OF RECEIPT, OF A THING OF…
  • Jun 29

    People v Smith, from the Court of Appeals yesterday

    People v Smith, from the Court of Appeals yesterday
    by Jill Paperno, First Assistant Public Defender and author of Representing the Accused: A Practical Guide to Criminal DefenseAmong some of yesterday’s disappointing Court of Appeals decisions there is one that can be useful to us…
  • Jun 6

    Another Way to Avoid a Mandatory Minimum Without Joining Team America

    Another Way to Avoid a Mandatory Minimum Without Joining Team America
    By Mark D. Hosken, Supervisory AFPD            Congress enacted terms of imprisonment that prohibit federal court judges from imposing a sentence below the mandatory minimum required by…
Rank this Week: 4316

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

By Urbelis Law, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsduilawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 13

    URBELIS LAW REACHES SETTLEMENT WITH CHELSEA POLICE OFFICERS ON BEHALF OF CLIENT

    URBELIS LAW REACHES SETTLEMENT WITH CHELSEA POLICE OFFICERS ON BEHALF OF CLIENT
    Our client is a 53- year old East Boston man with no prior record. In February of 2016, he was walking home from work in Chelsea. An acquaintance, also Hispanic, drove by and offered our client a ride home. There was one other Hispanic male…
  • Jun 8

    Urbelis Law Picked Top 20 Best DUI Lawyers in Boston

    Urbelis Law Picked Top 20 Best DUI Lawyers in Boston
    Expertise.com looked at 289 OUI (Operating Under the Influence) lawyers in Boston and hand selected Urbelis Law as one of the very best. The goal of expertise.com is to connect people with the best local experts. They analyzed and scored…
  • Jun 8

    Urbelis Law Picked Top 20 Best DUI Lawyers in Boston

    Urbelis Law Picked Top 20 Best DUI Lawyers in Boston
    Expertise.com looked at 289 OUI (Operating Under the Influence) lawyers in Boston and hand selected Urbelis Law as one of the very best. The goal of expertise.com is to connect people with the best local experts. They analyzed and scored…
Rank this Week: 4508

JKR Law

JKR Law

Covers criminal laws affecting California residents.

http://www.jkrlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 12

    PROPOSITION 57

    PROPOSITION 57
    PROPOSITION 57 CALIFORNIA PAROLE FOR NON-VIOLENT CRIMINALS AND JUVENILE COURT TRIAL REQUIREMENTS INITIATIVE Proposition 57, also known as the California Parole for Non-violent Criminals and Juvenile Court Trial Requirements, will be on the…
  • Aug 18

    Proposition 64 Legalizing Marijuana on California November 2016 Ballot

    Proposition 64 Legalizing Marijuana on California November 2016 Ballot
    Proposition 64: Legalization of Marijuana I am sure by now, everyone has heard about a Proposition that will be on the November 2016 Ballot that legalizes Marijuana.  But what does the Proposition specifically propose?  Below is the…
  • Jun 29

    THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND FOR THE JULY 4TH WEEKEND

    THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND FOR THE JULY 4TH WEEKEND
    Happy July 4th weekend!  July 4th is around the corner, and everyone is looking forward to the three day weekend that is coming up.  When you think about July 4th, you think of fireworks, parades, BBQ, the beach, and of course…
Rank this Week: 2034

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

Provides immigration law and criminal law information in Spanish. By Tamara Caban-Ramirez.

http://bilingualmnattorney.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4336