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Collin County Criminal Lawyers…

Collin County Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Texas criminal law. By Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC.

http://www.collincountycriminallawyers.com/
  • Jul 16

    After Dallas Tragedy-Top 5 Things You Need To Know When Pulled Over By The Police

    After Dallas Tragedy-Top 5 Things You Need To Know When Pulled Over By The Police
    By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 In the wake of the recent tragedy in Dallas we must all examine how we interact with police officers if we are stopped for a traffic…
  • Jun 30

    Police Body Cameras Cut Both Way

    Police Body Cameras Cut Both Way
    By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 More and more Collin and Dallas County police agencies are using body cameras these days. Being filmed during a police investigation is not…
  • Jun 29

    Synthetic Cannabinoids Are Not Only Illegal, But Dangerou

    Synthetic Cannabinoids Are Not Only Illegal, But Dangerou
    By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 What Are Synthetic Cannabinoids? Synthetic cannabinoids refer to a growing number of man-made mind-altering chemicals that are either…
Rank this Week: 4633

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Covers Georgia criminal law.

http://www.gainesvillegalawyer.com/articles/
Rank this Week: 3346

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/
  • Jul 15

    Pilot Program for Road-Side Drug Tests Approved for Use in Several Michigan Countie

    Pilot Program for Road-Side Drug Tests Approved for Use in Several Michigan Countie
    Police are constantly trying to come up with new ways to deter drunk driving. The most recent attempt to curb Michigan DUIs is a pilot program allowing certain officers to conduct road-side saliva tests for motorists suspected to be under the…
  • Jun 30

    New Case Says Police Can Lie Without Fear of Consequences, Even When Under Official Investigation

    New Case Says Police Can Lie Without Fear of Consequences, Even When Under Official Investigation
    Earlier this month, the Supreme Court of Michigan issued a written opinion in a case against several police officers who were alleged to have lied during an official investigation into one of their peers. In the case, People v. Harris, the…
  • Jun 15

    Recent Push in Michigan for Increased Use of Ignition Interlock Device

    Recent Push in Michigan for Increased Use of Ignition Interlock Device
    Getting convicted of a drunk driving offense often changes a person’s life. The various punishments that come along with a conviction of OWI or DUI are seemingly endless, ranging from probation or jail time to court costs, supervision…
Rank this Week: 2611

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Jul 15

    Journalist hit with felony charges for request of open record

    Journalist hit with felony charges for request of open record
    Freedom of the press is a constitutional right granted to journalists, publishers and other individuals involved in the journalism profession. This important right protects these individuals from being unfairly censored while doing their…
  • Jun 29

    Georgia mayor to face criminal charges for alleged tax evasion

    Georgia mayor to face criminal charges for alleged tax evasion
    A Georgia mayor is on the line for allegedly evading taxes. Although no criminal charges have officially been filed, the district attorney has already announced his intention to charge the part-time mayor of a small town with tax evasion.…
  • Jun 21

    Georgia authorities bring in three teens on theft charge

    Georgia authorities bring in three teens on theft charge
    At least one homeless teen is among a group of three people arrested by Georgia police. The teenage boys were brought in on allegations of theft, criminal damages and possession of a firearm during a crime. Only one of the...
Rank this Week: 2783

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Zachary B. Cooper, Attorney at Law, P.C.

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 15

    Pennsylvania Police Adjust to New DUI Laws Mandated by Supreme Court

    Pennsylvania Police Adjust to New DUI Laws Mandated by Supreme Court
    In the wake of the Fourth of July, historically known for its high rate of drunk-driving fatalities nationally, Pennsylvania police departments have been enforcing new DUI rules mandated by the recent Supreme Court ruling in Birchfield v.…
  • Jul 5

    Supreme Court Ruling To Have Major Impact On DUI Case

    Supreme Court Ruling To Have Major Impact On DUI Case
    A recent decision  by the United States Supreme Court will have a major impact on DUI cases across the Country including Pennsylvania.  Until now a police officer was not required to obtain a search warrant for a driver’s…
  • Jul 1

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Holds Stop Based on Informant’s Tip Backed By Reasonable Suspicion

    Pennsylvania Appeals Court Holds Stop Based on Informant’s Tip Backed By Reasonable Suspicion
    The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently affirmed an appellant’s conviction of DUI and related charges, holding his arrest based on an informant’s tip was supported by reasonable suspicion, and his conviction was supported by…
Rank this Week: 1871

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.milwaukeecriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 14

    Defining “Computerized Communication Systems” Under Wisconsin Law

    Defining “Computerized Communication Systems” Under Wisconsin Law
    In a time of rapidly changing technology, it can often be difficult for state legislatures and courts to keep up with the various means that sexual predators use to communicate with and lure their victims. Without broad and flexible…
  • Jul 14

    Restitution for Child Pornography Charges in Wisconsin

    Restitution for Child Pornography Charges in Wisconsin
    Time spent in prison is not the only punishment that can be applied to defendants who are found guilty of committing a crime.  Defendants may also be required to relinquish certain rights, such as the right to own a firearm, or may be…
  • Jul 14

    Sentencing for Subway Spokesman’s Child Pornography Charges Affirmed

    Sentencing for Subway Spokesman’s Child Pornography Charges Affirmed
    As has been widely reported in news media throughout the country this past year, Jared Fogle, the well-recognized spokesman for Subway sandwiches, was arrested and indicted on child pornography charges. Fogle had previously gained notoriety…
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The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

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

http://www.ethicalinvestigator.com/
  • Jul 14

    Where the Electronic Data Are Makes All the Difference

    Where the Electronic Data Are Makes All the Difference
    It’s cloud illusions I recall I really don’t know clouds at all –Joni Mitchell Today’s decision by the Second Circuit that Microsoft did not have to hand over data stored on its server in Ireland should remind us all…
  • Jun 27

    Brexit’s Prediction Lesson for Investigator

    Brexit’s Prediction Lesson for Investigator
    What lesson does the Brexit vote hold for anyone conducting or contemplating fact investigation? Don’t let confirmation bias muddy your thinking. One of the key “Investigator’s Enemies” identified in my book, The Art…
  • May 30

    How to Improve Your Privacy by Staying Off Database

    How to Improve Your Privacy by Staying Off Database
    A reader of my new book, The Art of Fact Investigation, suggested that for the next edition there should be a chapter about legal ways to “hide from snoopers, private and public sector. I am probably not the only one who was thinking as…
Rank this Week: 1898

Conroe Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Conroe Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Pullan & Young.

http://www.conroecriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Jul 14

    Five Criminal Justice Myths You Should Know

    Five Criminal Justice Myths You Should Know
    Most people don’t expect to get arrested. When it happens, a range of emotions can hit you, from anger, to disbelief, to pure panic. But after the initial shock wears off, you’ll start to think about the best way to protect…
  • Jul 8

    5 Reasons to Remain Silent

    5 Reasons to Remain Silent
    Everyone knows the line “you have got the right to remain silent” – its part of the “Miranda Warnings” that officers say to suspects after they’ve been arrested. When an average citizen says that you…
  • May 20

    Affidavits of Non-Prosecution

    Affidavits of Non-Prosecution
    By: Tracy Pullan Today I am here to dispel some of those myths about the effectiveness of “dropping charges” on an alleged abuser in Montgomery County, Texas. I remember my days as a new prosecutor over 10 years ago. I, and two…
Rank this Week: 2566

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Tampa Drug Lawyer

Covers Florida criminal laws concerning drug offenses. By W. F. "Casey" Ebsary, Jr.

http://www.drug2go.com/
  • Jul 14

    Another Florida Drug Dog Sniff Case Overturned

    Another Florida Drug Dog Sniff Case Overturned
    Drug Conviction Thrown Out - Bad DogHere are the facts of the most recent dog sniff case we have seen in Florida.Officer patrolling with his drug detection dog when driver spotted in a truck with no seatbelt. Driver stopped for…
  • Jul 1

    St Pete Still #Warped Cannabis Arrests at Van's Warped Tour St Petersburg, Florida

    St Pete Still #Warped Cannabis Arrests at Van's Warped Tour St Petersburg, Florida
    Warped Tour St PetersburgCannabis ArrestSt. Petersburg officials  have toyed with the idea of decriminalization of cannabis. However, we just received notice of at least one arrest and St. Petersburg Police Department officers are taking…
  • Jun 23

    Growhouse Busted in Winter Haven, Florida - Video From the Inside

    Growhouse Busted in Winter Haven, Florida - Video From the Inside
    Polk County, Florida has one less growhouse after today's bust in Winter Haven, Florida. Forfeiture of the residence is possible.Polk County, Florida Growhouse Here is some video from inside the otherwise unremarkable suburban home, a…
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7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
Rank this Week: 3943

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Provides legal commentary, opinions, and articles on criminal law.

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
  • Jul 13

    Why an app can not replace lawyers’ advice during police interaction

    Why an app can not replace lawyers’ advice during police interaction
    Need immediate legal advice under investigation? There’s a right for that. Today, the Globe and Mail’s article entitled “Better Access to Justice to Canada? There’s an app for that” espousing […]
  • Jun 30

    What is a Conditional or Absolute Discharge in Canadian Law?

    What is a Conditional or Absolute Discharge in Canadian Law?
    What is a conditional discharge or absolute discharge? A common question that arises in criminal law proceedings is “What is a conditional discharge?” or “What is an absolute discharge?” It is also followed by the…
  • Jun 23

    Why you need a lawyer for domestic assault charges in Ontario.

    Why you need a lawyer for domestic assault charges in Ontario.
    Why hiring a lawyer for domestic assault and domestic violence can make a huge difference in your case. Over the past decade, our lawyers and law firm have represented a large number of people for domestic assault, uttering threats, and…
Rank this Week: 1884

Black's Law

Black's Law

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

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • Jul 12

    Howard Srebnick Wins Appeal in Sexy Miami Beach Bar-Girl Case

    Howard Srebnick Wins Appeal in Sexy Miami Beach Bar-Girl Case
    In a colorful 41-page opinion, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed all counts charging nightclub owner Albert Takhalov with wire fraud and money laundering.
  • Jul 12

    U.S. Supreme Court Adopts View Expressed in Amicus Brief Co-Authored by Firm Attorney

    U.S. Supreme Court Adopts View Expressed in Amicus Brief Co-Authored by Firm Attorney
    Representing the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Miami Chapter, Firm attorneys Howard Srebnick and Joshua Shore co-authored an amicus brief in support of the defendants in the Supreme Court of the United States in Puerto…
  • Jul 7

    The First Minute: Night

    The First Minute: Night
    I can not exaggerate the power of the opening, the first minute, even the first sentence, of a speech. The speaker must capture the attention of the audience. If not they drift off into their own world and tune you out. How do you grab by the…
Rank this Week: 3256

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

http://www.shermancriminallawyer.com/
  • Jul 10

    Hillary Clinton’s Emails and Federal Law (Part Five)

    Hillary Clinton’s Emails and Federal Law (Part Five)
    Finally, misprision of a felony may apply in this case (or non case, as we are now being told).   Misprision of a felony is often used as a “lesser” crime in federal prosecutions, as it carries a lower punishment range…
  • Jul 10

    Hillary Clinton’s Emails and Federal Law (Part Four)

    Hillary Clinton’s Emails and Federal Law (Part Four)
    From the “facts” as disseminated in the media, there are also problems with the apparent destruction of records on the Clinton side.   Following the Enron Collapse and the Arthur Anderson scandal, Congress passed the…
  • Jul 10

    Hillary Clinton’s Emails and Federal Law (Part Three)

    Hillary Clinton’s Emails and Federal Law (Part Three)
    However, section 793 has a lower mental state.  18 USC section 793(f) states: “Whoever, being entrusted with or having lawful possession or control of any document, writing, code book, signal book, sketch, photograph, photographic…
Rank this Week: 4663

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 9

    Self-Driving Cars And Ohio DUI

    Self-Driving Cars And Ohio DUI
    Carrie Underwood’s plea, “Jesus, take the wheel” is being replaced with the hands free command, “Siri, take the wheel”. According to a recent forecast by Business Insider, there will be 10 million self-driving…
  • Jul 9

    Self-Driving Cars And Ohio DUI

    Self-Driving Cars And Ohio DUI
    Carrie Underwood’s plea, “Jesus, take the wheel” is being replaced with the hands free command, “Siri, take the wheel”. According to a recent forecast by Business Insider, there will be 10 million self-driving…
  • Jun 30

    U.S. Supreme Court Decides Constitutionality Of Warrantless Blood Tests And Breath Tests In DUI Case

    U.S. Supreme Court Decides Constitutionality Of Warrantless Blood Tests And Breath Tests In DUI Case
    Last week, the United States Supreme Court released a decision in a trio of cases involving DUI refusal laws.  A previous article in this blog gives a preview of the cases.  To decide the outcomes of those cases, the court analyzes…
Rank this Week: 2635

Law Office of Joe Dane

Law Office of Joe Dane

Covers criminal offenses and procedure in California.

http://www.joedane.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Jun 28

    Attempted murder and aggravated assault – can they charge both?

    Attempted murder and aggravated assault – can they charge both?
    Why does the District Attorney charge both attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon? Can you be charged with both crimes even though it was one event?  Yes, you can be charged with both. The prosecutor will often charge a…
Rank this Week: 4385

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Covers Illinois DUI laws and news. By Harvatin Law Offices.

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 4936

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1386

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Bill Mange. Covers Texas criminal defense.

http://www.criminal-attorney-austin-texas.com/blog/
  • Jul 8

    I Can’t Say It Better Than Thi

    I Can’t Say It Better Than Thi
    The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. went to Gadsden, Ala., in late 1963. King: I hear they are beating you. Audience: Yes, yes. At King: I hear they are cursing you. Audience: Yes, yes. King: I hear they are going into your homes and doing…
  • Jun 27

    (Peace Officer’s) License to Steal

    (Peace Officer’s) License to Steal
    On the recent Texas Supreme Court decision in State of Texas v. One (1) 2004 Lincoln Navigator, I have only a few remarks. It is flim and flam. It is hook and crook. It is rip and off. It drags itself out of the abyss of stupidity,…
  • Apr 13

    Failing to Disclose Criminal History to the Board of Nursing

    Failing to Disclose Criminal History to the Board of Nursing
    If you’re a nurse reading this blog, your situation probably feels almost like the end of the world. You have worked for years to obtain your nursing license and now you are looking at losing that license that you worked so hard to get.…
Rank this Week: 2107

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

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

http://www.rosenthalwadas.com/blog/
  • Jul 7

    The Texas Three Strikes Law

    The Texas Three Strikes Law
    If you are like most people, you have likely heard of Texas’s “three strikes law” in reference to criminal proceedings. The law derives its name from baseball, where batters who accumulate three strikes “strike…
  • Jun 27

    Tips On Avoiding a DWI This July 4th Weekend

    Tips On Avoiding a DWI This July 4th Weekend
    With Fourth of July falling on a Monday this year it allows many of us to enjoy a three-day weekend. It will be the perfect time to get together with friends and family whether at a backyard barbecue or the…Read more ›
  • Jun 7

    What to do After an Ignition Interlock Violation in Texa

    What to do After an Ignition Interlock Violation in Texa
    A drunk driving conviction can result in a number of significant legal penalties, including the installation of a deep lung device, also known as an ignition interlock device. Like a breathalyzer, these devices measure the amount of alcohol…
Rank this Week: 4794

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers expungements, drug offenses, domestic violence and other criminal offenses in Florida. By the Sammis Law Firm.

http://criminal-defense-attorney-tampa.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 7

    FAQ: Can the Court Deny My Petition to Seal or Expunge My Arrest Record?

    FAQ: Can the Court Deny My Petition to Seal or Expunge My Arrest Record?
    The attorneys at the Sammis Law Firm help people seal or expunge a criminal record in Florida. Our offices are located in Tampa, FL, but we help clients seal or expunge a criminal record throughout the State of Florida. We charge a flat fee…
  • Dec 15

    Driver's License Reinstatement Day in Hillsborough County

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

    Help! Homeland Security Stole My Cash at the Airport

    Help! Homeland Security Stole My Cash at the Airport
    What happens if you bring cash to the airport for a domestic flight? As you go through the security checkpoint on the way to board your flight and the cash is discovered, agents with the Department of Homeland Security might seize the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 4334

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Jul 7

    A Big Lesson From a Short Failed Race

    A Big Lesson From a Short Failed Race
    On Monday, I stood at the start line of a hot, humid, and crowded 10k. Before then, I had done longer races, including a couple of half marathons and a full about seven months ago. And over the last three months I had been working with a…
  • Jun 20

    We are Having the Wrong Debate

    We are Having the Wrong Debate
    A good number of people in my Facebook feed are passionate about gun control right now. And it appears that I have friends or “friends” on both sides of the debate. It would be nice if this passion would transfer to other…
  • Jun 18

    Why Can’t the Bar Create an Internal JQC to Discipline Lawyers who are Judges?

    Why Can’t the Bar Create an Internal JQC to Discipline Lawyers who are Judges?
    It appears that the big news from the State Bar’s annual meeting is that the Bar will do nothing to encourage voters to oppose the referendum that will gut the Judicial Qualifications Commission. In the wake of the last-minute vote to…
Rank this Week: 3858

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Restitution For False Distress Calls in Criminal Cases – United States of America v. Serafini

    Restitution For False Distress Calls in Criminal Cases – United States of America v. Serafini
    When we think of crimes committed and criminal punishments, jail time is usually the first penalty that comes to mind. Criminals who have harmed others must pay with their time and freedom by spending a period in a jail or…
  • Jun 30

    Can Family Gifts Be Used to Pay Restitution? – Painter v. Ballard

    Can Family Gifts Be Used to Pay Restitution? – Painter v. Ballard
    When an individual is convicted of a crime, he or she may be required to pay restitution in addition to serving a jail sentence. Restitution is money owed to the victim of the crime in an effort to “restore” the victim to the…
  • Jun 16

    Rule 412 Evidence in West Virginia Criminal Case

    Rule 412 Evidence in West Virginia Criminal Case
    During a criminal trial in West Virginia, both the prosecution and the defense are allowed to present evidence to support their theories of guilt and innocence, respectively. But under the West Virginia Rules of Evidence, not all information…
Rank this Week: 2918

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1538

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

By Jorie K. Johnson.

http://www.illinoisexpungementlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4577

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/
  • Jul 6

     When can the Police search your Cell Phone?

     When can the Police search your Cell Phone?
    The short answer is: it depends. If the police have a warrant for your cell phone or an exception to a warrant, then yes. If the search has already occurred, you can challenge the legality of the search and the admissibility of evidence…
  • Jun 30

    When are Juveniles tried in Adult Criminal Courts?

    When are Juveniles tried in Adult Criminal Courts?
    Offenders who are 18 years old or older are prosecuted in adult courts. However, there are specific rules for children who are not 18 years old at the time when they commit a crime who are tried in adult criminal courts and sometimes in…
  • Jun 28

    Penalties for Creating, Using or Possessing a Fake ID in Iowa

    Penalties for Creating, Using or Possessing a Fake ID in Iowa
    The constant increase of minors with possession of fake IDs has become a large scale pandemic around America. An article published in the journal, Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental showed that in a study of approximately 1,000 U.S.…
Rank this Week: 2116

TCB's Legal Blog

TCB's Legal Blog

Criminal defense news. By Thomas C. Brandstrader.

http://chicagofelony.com/legal-posts/
  • 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…
  • Jun 21

    Utah v Streiff

    Utah v Streiff
    A person leaves a location which is being surveilled for narcotics activity. He is stopped by the police who search him and recover narcotics. There was no probable cause for the stop. There was no “reasonable suspicion” for the…
Rank this Week: 1921

Engel & Martin, LLC Blog

Engel & Martin, LLC Blog

Covers criminal law and student disciplinary hearings.

http://www.engelandmartin.com/blog/
  • Jul 4

    Supreme Court DUI/OVI/Drunk Driving Decision

    Supreme Court DUI/OVI/Drunk Driving Decision
    The Supreme Court of the United States recently issued an opinion in a OVI/DUI/Drunk Driving case that will affect drivers in Ohio.  Birchfield v. North Dakota, 579 U.S. ____  (2016). Opinion by:  Mary Martin In an analysis of…
  • Jun 15

    Martin Serving As Prosecutor For Man Accused of Shooting Deputy

    Martin Serving As Prosecutor For Man Accused of Shooting Deputy
    Mary Martin is serving as a prosecutor in Mason Municipal Court in the case of Mohammed Abdu Laghaoui. Laghaoui is accused of shooting a Warren County Sheriff Deputy during a domestic dispute. Laghaoui was arraigned in Mason Municipal…
  • May 27

    Engel and Martin Files Lawsuit for Charter School Scandal Record

    Engel and Martin Files Lawsuit for Charter School Scandal Record
    Engel and Martin, LLC has filed a pubic records lawsuit on behalf of the blog Plunderbund Media against the Ohio Department of Education.  The lawsuit seeks to compel the disclosure of public records stored in the private email…
Rank this Week: 2462

Collin County Criminal Attorney…

Collin County Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Texas criminal law and criminal defense. By Derk A. Wadas.

http://www.thecollincountyattorney.com/
Rank this Week: 3668

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse…

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse and Neglect Attorney

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

http://woodnicklawchildcustody.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 30

    Tuscon TV personalities charged with child abuse

    Tuscon TV personalities charged with child abuse
    Generally, when a baby tests positive for illegal drugs, it is immediately after birth.  That is to say, the drug for which the baby is positive is passed through the mother in utero.  The story below shows there are exceptions to…
  • Apr 29

    Update on the case: DCS interview without parental consent

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

    To Catch a Predator: Scottsdale edition

    To Catch a Predator: Scottsdale edition
    Two weeks ago, six men were arrested by Scottsdale police after an undercover prostitution sting. According to court documents, the Scottsdale police placed “escort” ads on backpage.com and other websites, and the men responded…
Rank this Week: 3786

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC Blog

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Jun 30

    Interactive Map: Motor Vehicle Traffic Deaths by State in 2014

    Interactive Map: Motor Vehicle Traffic Deaths by State in 2014
    Motor Vehicle Traffic Deaths by State in 2014 Maryland Personal Injury Lawyers Motor Vehicle Traffic Deaths by State in 2014 – created by the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC The post Interactive Map: Motor Vehicle Traffic…
  • Jun 30

    4th of July: Know the Drinking and Driving Rules of the Holiday Road

    4th of July: Know the Drinking and Driving Rules of the Holiday Road
    The 4th of July is always a celebration in Baltimore and with this year’s three-day holiday weekend, there’s plenty of time for festivities with family and friends, but you don’t want to get caught drinking and driving, it…
  • Jun 16

    What Happens When You’re Charged With Assault

    What Happens When You’re Charged With Assault
    What happens when you’re charged with assault in Maryland? This is not a typical question that most people ask until they are actually charged with one form of assault in Maryland.  But if you do find yourself asking that question,…
Rank this Week: 2262

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
  • Jun 30

    June 2016: DUI avoided in Norfolk, Reckless driving dismissals in Northampton

    June 2016: DUI avoided in Norfolk, Reckless driving dismissals in Northampton
    Note: the only sure way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to obey the speed limit! DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR…
  • Jun 8

    Reckless Driving by Speed avoided at 47 mph over limit / Brandishing a Firearm Charge Avoided

    Reckless Driving by Speed avoided at 47 mph over limit / Brandishing a Firearm Charge Avoided
    Note: the only sure way to avoid a reckless driving by speed conviction is to obey the speed limit! DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR…
  • Apr 11

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

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

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 30

    Worcester Man Arrested for Driving While Smoking Marijuana

    Worcester Man Arrested for Driving While Smoking Marijuana
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a Worcester man was recently arrested for various driving offenses because he admitted to officers that he had been smoking marijuana while operating his car. This past Wednesday, several…
  • Jun 24

    Framingham High School Student Arrested on Weapons Charge

    Framingham High School Student Arrested on Weapons Charge
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a Framingham teen brought a stun gun to Framingham High School this past week. The article states that the school administration had received a tip that the juvenile was bringing the stun…
  • Jun 20

    Senate Proposes Budget Amendment Giving Massachusetts Judges Discretion When Imposing Court Fee

    Senate Proposes Budget Amendment Giving Massachusetts Judges Discretion When Imposing Court Fee
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, the Senate recently passed its version of the 2017 budget, which includes an amendment that will significantly impact the way that court fees are imposed on defendants in criminal…
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New Orleans Criminal Defense…

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.neworleans-criminal-defense.com/attorney-blog/
  • Jun 29

    SCOTUS Update: Foster v. Humphrey

    SCOTUS Update: Foster v. Humphrey
      Foster v. Humphrey U.S. Supreme Court Decision Last year, I wrote about United States Supreme Court agreeing to hear argument in the case of Foster v. Humphrey. This case is out of the state of Georgia and involves an African…
  • Jun 19

    New Louisiana Human Trafficking Law

    New Louisiana Human Trafficking Law
      New Louisiana Laws Aim to Crack Down on Human Trafficking In the eyes of some social-service agencies and law-enforcement officials, Louisiana has proven to be a hub for human trafficking. Young women – some under 18, some a…
  • Jun 1

    2016 Proposed Legislative Changes Sex Offender Registry

    2016 Proposed Legislative Changes Sex Offender Registry
      Proposed Louisiana law seeks to further erode privacy of sex-offender registrants   The Louisiana State Senate on May 24 passed House Bill 1146, which aims to give the public access to email addresses and online screen names of…
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White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
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New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

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

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Apr 19

    Door Opening

    Door Opening
    by Jill Paperno,author of Representing the Accused: A Practical Guide to Criminal Defense “Knock, knock.” “Who’s there?”            As defense attorneys we often…
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New Jersey Lawyer News

New Jersey Lawyer News

Covers criminal and immigration law. By Lubiner & Schmidt, LLC.

http://www.newjerseylawyernews.com/
  • Jun 28

    A Journey to Freedom

    A Journey to Freedom
    On November 2, 1966, Congress passed the Cuban Adjustment Act, which permitted Cuban nationals who have been physically present in the United States of America for at least one year, who have been admitted or paroled, and who are admissible…
  • Feb 10

    DACA/DAPA Before the SCOTUS

    DACA/DAPA Before the SCOTUS
    (This is the final part of our three-part series with a look at DACA in the courts and how recent developments in the US Supreme Court will affect this program) In our previous articles, we spoke about the inception of DACA, the proposed DACA…
  • Jan 28

    DACA Expansion

    DACA Expansion
    (This is part two of our three-part series on the development of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, with a look at President Obama’s its proposed expansion and the development of DAPA) On November 20, 2014, President Obama…
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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: 1752

Kentucky DUI Defense Lawyer

Kentucky DUI Defense Lawyer

Covers DUIs, traffic stops and field sobriety tests. By Stephen J. Isaacs.

http://www.kyduiblog.com/
  • Jun 28

    Expunging a DUI after April 2016

    Expunging a DUI after April 2016
    In April 2016, the Kentucky legislature changed the DUI statues to require a 10 year look back period. Because a DUI is an enhanceable offense, This means that a person seeking to expunge a DUI in Kentucky now has to...
  • Dec 31

    Auto Brewery Syndrome DUI Defense

    Auto Brewery Syndrome DUI Defense
    A DUI defense I have raised, albeit rarely, pertains to the “Auto Brewery Syndrome” or, as is referred to by the medical community, “Bladder Beer” and “Gut Fermentation Syndrome”. The DUI criminal defense attorney thereafter…
  • Dec 31

    Happy Holiday

    Happy Holiday
    Happy Holidays If you must drink and drive, please do so responsibly. Information provided by Lexington DUI, Criminal Defense, and Personal Injury Attorney Stephen J. Isaacs, Isaacs Law Office.
Rank this Week: 2483

Hernan Law Firm Blog

Hernan Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, immigration, business and litigation.

http://hernanfirm.com/blog/
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court Sends DAPA Program Back to Lower Court

    Supreme Court Sends DAPA Program Back to Lower Court
    On June 23, 2016, a divided Supreme Court sent President Obama’s DAPA program, which would provide deferred action status for parents of United States citizens who meet certain eligibility criteria (a USCIS flyer on the program…
  • Jul 24

    Arrested in Gwinnett County for Marijuana Possession

    Arrested in Gwinnett County for Marijuana Possession
        Being arrested can be a frightening experience, especially the first time.  For many people young and old, their first encounter with going to jail comes following an arrest for possession of marijuana (referred to in…
  • Apr 30

    The Hernan Law Firm to open second office in Lawrenceville in Summer 2015

    The Hernan Law Firm to open second office in Lawrenceville in Summer 2015
    In order to expand its service offerings and accessibility to clients throughout Metro Atlanta, the Hernan Law Firm will be opening a second office in Lawrenceville in Summer 2015.  Please call our office at (678) 275-4000 for more…
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The Owen Firm Blog

The Owen Firm Blog

Answers common questions about arrest and court proceedings for Columbus, Ohio residents

http://www.columbuscriminaldefenseattorney.com/frequently-asked-questions/
  • Jun 27

    What Does “Sexual Imposition” Mean in the State of Ohio?

    What Does “Sexual Imposition” Mean in the State of Ohio?
    What is a “Sexual Imposition” Charge? Ohio law, specifically the Ohio Revised Code Section 2907.06, defines the criminal offense of “Sexual Imposition” as “sexual contact,” i.e., the touching of another…
  • May 2

    Must You Get Out Of Your Car During A Traffic Stop? Police Interaction, Part IX

    Must You Get Out Of Your Car During A Traffic Stop? Police Interaction, Part IX
    Must You Get Out Of Your Car During A Traffic Stop?  Police Interaction, Part IX By Benjamin A. Tracy, Columbus Criminal Defense Lawyer and Civil Rights Attorney This is the ninth part in a series of posts about what legal obligations…
  • May 2

    What is the age of consent for sex in Ohio?

    What is the age of consent for sex in Ohio?
    The age of consent for sex in Ohio is 16. If a person is 18 years of age or older, then it is a crime for that person to have sexual conduct (including oral sex) with a person who is under 16 years old.  In such a case (where the accuser…
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Colorado Criminal Lawyer Blog

Colorado Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Colorado plea bargaining, statutes of limitations and mental health issues in criminal cases. By H. Michael Steinberg.

http://www.colorado-criminal-lawyer-online.com/
Rank this Week: 4538

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2152

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Can You Break the Law in Virtual Reality?

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

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

    Date Rape: What It Is, the Law and the Consequence
    Date Rape The difference between ‘date rape’ and standard ‘rape’ in the legal context is restricted to the legal meaning of the terms. Thus, they carry the same serious consequences. ‘Date rape’ is a…
  • Jun 6

    Florida “Murderabilia” and “Son of Sam” Law

    Florida “Murderabilia” and “Son of Sam” Law
    It is the times really, crime fascinates our society, and the morbid curiosity for all things crime can be nauseating at extreme levels. The biggest culprits for the advance of this crime fascination are the media and cinema. Heinous crimes…
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Cortez Law Blog

Cortez Law Blog

Blogging on criminal law news and cases.

http://cortezlawblog.com
  • Jun 24

    BIRCHFIELD vs. NORTH DAKOTA

    BIRCHFIELD vs. NORTH DAKOTA
    BIRCHFIELD vs. NORTH DAKOTA Highlights of Post Police are required to get a search warrant before taking a blood sample from a motorist suspected of DWI. However, police are not required to get a search warrant to take a breath sample from a…
  • Jun 20

    UTAH v. STRIEFF

    UTAH v. STRIEFF
    UTAH v. STRIEFF The Supreme Court decided an interesting Fourth Amendment issue this morning: What to do when the only way police learn that a suspect has a valid arrest warrant and is in possession of narcotics is by first violating that…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2304

Traffic Law Stop's Blog

Traffic Law Stop's Blog

Covers traffic law, driver's license law, DWI/DUI law, criminal law, and more.

http://www.trafficlawstop.com/blog
  • Jun 23

    View Your Missouri Traffic Ticket Info Online

    View Your Missouri Traffic Ticket Info Online
    Residents of Missouri now have a free online tool to check to see whether or not they have traffic ticket cases in Missouri. The new website MuniCourt.net allows Missouri residents to search for any traffic cases they have in participating…
  • Mar 2

    Headlights Quiz – Missouri Headlights Law

    Headlights Quiz – Missouri Headlights Law
    HEADLIGHTS QUIZ — When am I required to have them on while driving in Missouri? It is 2:30PM now, it is sunny, it is moderately raining, I can see clearly for 400 feet – are headlights required to be on? Sunrise is at 5:30AM, it…
  • Aug 27

    North Dakota Legalizes Weaponized Police Drone

    North Dakota Legalizes Weaponized Police Drone
    A new law passed in North Dakota legalizes police drones outfitted with “less than lethal” weapons.  Police in North Dakota can now use drones equipped with tasers, tear gas, and rubber bullets. The original intent of the…
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