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Terry Lenamon on the Death Penalty

Terry Lenamon on the Death Penalty

Focuses on capital punishment in America.

http://www.swartzlenamon.com/deathpenaltyblog
Rank this Week: 1758

San Antonio Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Antonio Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Texas criminal law. By Dayna L. Jones.

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

    Texas Death Row: Cameron Todd Willingham Deserves Posthumous Pardon

    Texas Death Row: Cameron Todd Willingham Deserves Posthumous Pardon
    In the early morning hours of December 23, 1991, a fire quickly spread through the Texas home of Cameron Todd Willingham and Stacy Kuykendall. Kuykendall had already left the house to run errands.
  • Nov 7

    San Antonio, Texas: Bexar County Prosecutor Will Be Missed

    San Antonio, Texas: Bexar County Prosecutor Will Be Missed
    The Bexar County legal community is still reeling from the loss of Assistant District Attorney Charles 'Chip" Rich III. He passed away on Monday, November 5, 2012. Colleagues remember him as outstanding, caring, professional, courteous,…
  • Oct 30

    Supreme Court to Hear "Dog Sniff" Case

    Supreme Court to Hear "Dog Sniff" Case
    The Supreme Court of the United States is now in session. Two cases are to be heard on Wednesday, October 31. They are both from Florida and both involve the use of police dogs in the gathering of evidence in regards to illegal narcotics.
Rank this Week: 1902

Wisconsin Criminal Law

Wisconsin Criminal Law

Covers Wisconsin criminal laws and cases. By Christopher Van Wagner.

http://wisconsincriminallaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 26

    THE SCORN OF KIDDIE PORN, OR JUST AN INNOCENT MISTAKE, OFFICER?

    THE SCORN OF KIDDIE PORN, OR JUST AN INNOCENT MISTAKE, OFFICER?
    “THE SCORN OF KIDDIE PORN, OR JUST AN INNOCENT MISTAKE, OFFICER?”
  • Nov 4

    When can you pull the gun?

    When can you pull the gun?
    Caller: What is the definition of the word threatened? What does it mean? When can you pull the gun?If a person is carrying concealed, they will be more likely to use a gun to protect themselves.
  • Nov 4

    Carrying Concealed Weapon Law & Protecting Family, Home & Property

    Carrying Concealed Weapon Law & Protecting Family, Home & Property
    Caller: Can I use a gun to protect my family in my home and my property with the new CCW law?Let’s break that down into two questions. First, does the new concealed carry law allow you to protect your family in your home?
Rank this Week: 1696

Patton & Southgate Blog

Patton & Southgate Blog

Covers bankruptcy, criminal defense and injury law topics in Northern Kentucky.

http://www.pattonsouthgatelaw.com/topics/
  • Sep 28

    The ABCs of Bankruptcy: A is for Annuitie

    The ABCs of Bankruptcy: A is for Annuitie
    As a bankruptcy debtor's attorney, one of the least welcome surprises is a non-exempt asset. Recently, I had a client come to me to file a bankruptcy with, among other assets, a "retirement annuity".
  • Sep 28

    What is a hung jury and what exactly does it mean?

    What is a hung jury and what exactly does it mean?
    A hung jury is when all twelve members of the jury panel cannot agree on the verdict, as they must under the rules of our judicial system. What it really means is much more difficult to explain
  • Sep 20

    What does full coverage really mean?

    What does full coverage really mean?
    Auto insurance is not a commodity. Buy the cheapest gas, the cheapest couch you can find. Sit down with your insurance agent and get as good a policy as you can reasonably afford.
Rank this Week: 1711

Ask the AZ DUI Attorney

Ask the AZ DUI Attorney

Discusses issues related to DUI defense in Arizona. By Craig Rosenstein.

http://www.asktheazduiattorney.com/
  • Jun 27

    Rosenstein Law Group Welcomes A New DUI Attorney

    Rosenstein Law Group Welcomes A New DUI Attorney
    The lawyers at Rosenstein Law Group, PLLC, headed by Craig Rosenstein, work hard to obtain the best outcomes in their clients cases, all the while maintaining the good professional relationships needed to help their clients in court. In…
  • Jun 13

    Losing Driving Privileges Due to an AZ DUI: Loss Because of Arrest (Part 1 of 3)

    Losing Driving Privileges Due to an AZ DUI: Loss Because of Arrest (Part 1 of 3)
    Getting accused of a DUI is scary in Arizona. If convicted, one may lose his or her freedom, pay fines, have an ignition interlock device installed in his or her car, and have to attend multiple classes. However, the potential loss of driving…
  • May 11

    Craig Rosenstein Named a Super Lawyers "Rising Star"

    Craig Rosenstein Named a Super Lawyers "Rising Star"
    Attorney Craig J. Rosenstein of Rosenstein Law Group, PLLC was just honored as a Southwest Super Lawyers "Rising Star".  In fact, Mr. Rosenstein was one of only three Southwest attorneys named as a Super Lawyers "Rising Star" in the…
Rank this Week: 2102

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/
Rank this Week: 1505

Rouse & Co. Law Blog

Rouse & Co. Law Blog

Covers Georgia laws pertaining to criminal defense, personal injury and bankruptcy issues.

http://www.rousecolaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 13

    FILING FALSE LIENS NOW A FELONY | SOVEREIGN CITIZEN MOVEMENT

    FILING FALSE LIENS NOW A FELONY | SOVEREIGN CITIZEN MOVEMENT
    Filing false liens against officials is now a felony By Mark Niesse Daily Report June 13, 2012 When Georgia judges, court clerks and police chiefs found the legal system being … Read More
  • Jun 13

    FILING FALSE LIENS NOW A FELONY | SOVEREIGN CITIZEN MOVEMENT

    FILING FALSE LIENS NOW A FELONY | SOVEREIGN CITIZEN MOVEMENT
    Filing false liens against officials is now a felony By Mark Niesse Daily Report June 13, 2012 When Georgia judges, court clerks and police chiefs found the legal system being … Read More
  • Apr 21

    CLAYTON COUNTY PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER MUST PROVE LIABILITY FIRST

    CLAYTON COUNTY PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER MUST PROVE LIABILITY FIRST
    LIABILITY IN ACCIDENTS ARE OFTEN DIFFICULT TO PROVE Personal Injury attorneys are responsible for proving liability in another person as a prerequisite to obtaining financial recovery for their clients.  As … Read More
Rank this Week: 1590

Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Orange County crimes and criminal defense. By Lieber Williams & Labin.

http://www.orangecountycriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 7

    What to Do If You Have Been Pulled Over for an Orange County DUI

    What to Do If You Have Been Pulled Over for an Orange County DUI
    By Becky Kate - Legal Brand Marketing Now that the summer months are fast approaching, it is common for the Orange County police to up the ante of nabbing drunk drivers. Be prepared to see more checkpoints and roving patrols around Orange…
  • Dec 31

    Orange County DUI checkpoints New Year's Eve

    Orange County DUI checkpoints New Year's Eve
    Many people do not realize that DUI cases resulting from law enforcement contact at a DUI checkpoint are some of the most beatable. The reason for this is that there are very strict rules about how a DUI checkpoint must be conducted. These…
  • Oct 22

    Buzzed Driving is NOT Drunk Driving

    Buzzed Driving is NOT Drunk Driving
    The "Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving" campaign by the Ad Council has been around for a while now. I watched another attorney do a DUI trial in approximately 2006, and after the jury convicted her client, one of the jurors cited that ad…
Rank this Week: 1909

Fraud, Phishing and Financial…

Fraud, Phishing and Financial Misdeeds

Covers identity theft.

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

    Identity Thieves Target Uncle Sam

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

    Phony Collectors Want Your Credit/Debit Card Information

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

    Will 2010 be a Banner Year for Identity Thieves?

    Will 2010 be a Banner Year for Identity Thieves?
    For the past six months or so, this blog was put on hold. I could come up with a lot of excuses why it was put on hold -- such as increased workload and job responsibilities -- but I probably just needed a break from writing.Now that I am…
Rank this Week: 1679

Washington State DUI Blog

Washington State DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving. By Garth O'Brien.

http://www.seattle-duiattorney.com/blog/
  • Mar 20

    The Accurate Definition of a Designated Driver

    The Accurate Definition of a Designated Driver
    The Designated Driver Program became a formal and promoted idea in the 1980′s. It became another tool of an arsenal to prevent drunk driving with the ultimate goal of reducing drunk driving... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit…
  • Mar 20

    The Accurate Definition of a Designated Driver

    The Accurate Definition of a Designated Driver
    The Designated Driver Program became a formal and promoted idea in the 1980′s. It became another tool of an arsenal to prevent drunk driving with the ultimate goal of reducing drunk driving fatalities. However, over the years the…
  • Jan 4

    The Widmark Formula And Drunk Driving

    The Widmark Formula And Drunk Driving
    Ever heard about the Swedish physician E.M.P. Widmark? If you are not a science buff probably not unless you have busted for DUI and the Widmark formula was introduced in testimony during a hearing.... [[ This is a content summary only.…
Rank this Week: 1862

Less than the Least

Less than the Least

Covers crime and criminal justice (Stuntz), corporate governance, credit, and bankruptcy (Skeel), the culture wars, politics, literature and the arts, and other topics. By Professors David Skeel and William Stuntz.

https://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/dskeel/
  • Feb 26

    Less than the Least

    Less than the Least
    This blog nearly didn’t begin.  Right after we first started talking about the blog four years ago, Bill got his cancer diagnosis.   Bill already had endured eight years of excruciating back problems, and…
  • Feb 26

    The Latest on Bill and his Work

    The Latest on Bill and his Work
    Here is a lovely article in the Boston Globe about Bill's rush to finish The Collapse of American Criminal Justice in the final months of his life.Adam Gopnik discusses Bill's book in some detail in the a New Yorker piece...
  • Feb 26

    Odds and Ends--2012

    Odds and Ends--2012
    In case anyone might be interested, here are a few recent op-eds and articles:Op-Eds:A recent op-ed on the mortgage settlements is here.An op-ed from the beginning of the contraception crisis (before the more recent…
Rank this Week: 2186

Orange County Criminal Lawyers…

Orange County Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers fraud charges, white collar crime, investment fraud and elderly abuse. By the Law Offices of Vincent J. LaBarbera, Jr.

http://www.orangecountycriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    Two Arrests Made in Irvine Craigslist Robbery

    Two Arrests Made in Irvine Craigslist Robbery
    Two men were recently arrested and charged with robbery after allegedly setting up a purchase on Craigslist, The Orange County Register reports.
  • Jan 25

    Police Say They Have Arrested Santa Ana Serial Rapist

    Police Say They Have Arrested Santa Ana Serial Rapist
    Police recently made some serious allegations in a Santa Ana sex crimes case by arresting a man they're telling the public is responsible for several local sexual assaults.
  • Jan 10

    Anaheim Continues Ban On Medical Marijuana Dispensarie

    Anaheim Continues Ban On Medical Marijuana Dispensarie
    City officials recently extended a ban on Anaheim medical marijuana dispensaries as leaders try to figure out how legal challenges to California's law will play out, The Orange County Register reports.
Rank this Week: 2029

Brrown Law Blog

Brrown Law Blog

Covers criminal law, family law and religious freedom.

http://www.browncriminaldefense.com/
  • Sep 10

    Idaho Bans All Religious Texts from Charter School

    Idaho Bans All Religious Texts from Charter School
    In a seriously disturbing case, the Idaho Public Charter School Commission has banned all texts and books deemed to be religious. This ban even applies to religious texts and books that are regularly used to teach history and literature.…
  • Sep 10

    Cops Bill Woman for Unsuccessful Forced Cavity Search

    Cops Bill Woman for Unsuccessful Forced Cavity Search
    The Las Cruces, New Mexico metro narcotics had “credible evidence from a reliable source” that a local woman was concealing up to one ounce of heroin. Upon this information, the police obtained a warrant, and when they didn’t find…
  • Sep 5

    The Ten Commandments of Religious Discrimination

    The Ten Commandments of Religious Discrimination
    The Orange County Business Journal recently published an article entitled “The Ten Commandments of Religious Discrimination.” It’s a quick primer for employers regarding what they can, cannot, and must do regarding religion in the…
Rank this Week: 1917

Not Guilty

Not Guilty

Criminal defense blog written by female criminal defense attorney turned stay at home mom re-turned criminal defense attorney. By Mirriam Seddiq.

http://notguiltynoway.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    The gay marriage litmus test

    The gay marriage litmus test
    I use the term litmus test with only a vague understanding of it's meaning. I am, unfortunately, a science moron, and only remember something about paper turning purple if it's basic?
  • Jun 21

    More Unnecessary State Sanctioned Killing

    More Unnecessary State Sanctioned Killing
    I read an incredibly disturbing story today about a 26 year old former marine who was at home with his wife and two small children when a SWAT team broke into his house (ok, they had a search warrant which I'm sure was poured over by the…
  • Jun 20

    Are these your kids, ma'am?

    Are these your kids, ma'am?
    I am the mother of twin boys that will be four in August.  If you follow the blog you know that I had trouble conceiving, was on bedrest for over four months while pregnant, and then had a very difficult recovery.  All in all, actually…
Rank this Week: 2167

InternetDrugLaw.com

InternetDrugLaw.com

Features a defense attorney perspective on internet pharmacy, prescription, and drug laws. By Donald Cooley.

http://internetdruglaw.com
Rank this Week: 1607

DBF Advocacia Criminal

DBF Advocacia Criminal

Covers Brazilian criminal law.

http://diogobianchifazolo.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1517

DuiiLawyer.pro

DuiiLawyer.pro

Focuses on Oregon DUI/DUII/DWI related information. By Squire M. Bozorth.

http://duiilawyer.pro
  • Jan 23

    Common DUII Defense

    Common DUII Defense
    When evaluating possible defenses in your driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUI/DUII) case, a experienced DUI lawyer will carefully examine all the evidence produced by the police and in some cases interview witnesses and examine…
  • Jan 19

    Portland DUII Defense Lawyer

    Portland DUII Defense Lawyer
    DUII Charges When you get arrested and charged with a drunk driving offense, your next move should be to contact an attorney.  You see, you might not think that you have the potential to get your charges reduced or dismissed but that’s…
  • Dec 20

    State v. Machuca Update

    State v. Machuca Update
    On December 16, 2009, the Oregon Supreme Court heard arguments in the controversial implied consent case State v. Machuca. Attorney General John Kroger argued the case himself, an indication of the strong law enforcement interest in…
Rank this Week: 1443

Toronto Criminal Lawyer

Toronto Criminal Lawyer

Comments on criminal law topics. By Daniel Brown.

http://yourbestdefence.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 15

    The Silent Treatment - the story behind my murder trial

    The Silent Treatment - the story behind my murder trial
    Augu
  • Jun 26

    Two men acquitted in 2007 Jane-Finch murder

    Two men acquitted in 2007 Jane-Finch murder
    A jury has acquitted two Toronto men in the 2007 murder of Allan Benn in a northwest Toronto housing complex, leaving a courtroom awash in emotion.Shaun Blake and Mackel Peterkin, both 20, had faced charges of first-degree murder."Thank you…
  • Apr 12

    Obstruct Police

    Obstruct Police
    Obstructing Police Charges in Toronto, Ontario.This article reviews legal information about obstructing police charges in Toronto, Ontario. Those looking for advice on this, or any criminal charge, should consult a criminal lawyer.Obstructing…
Rank this Week: 1588

Harmful Error

Harmful Error

Discusses the Nevada Supreme Court and criminal law in Nevada. By JoNell Thomas.

http://www.harmfulerror.com/
  • Oct 8

    District court judge debate videos available

    District court judge debate videos available
    Fact to Face with Jon Ralston has posted videos of district court judge candidate debates:
  • Oct 8

    Oral argument mp3's available

    Oral argument mp3's available
    The Nevada Supreme Court has made available oral argument recordings for arguments heard on October 6: Sheriff v. Bucham Landreth v. Malik In re: William M. and Marques B.
  • Oct 8

    Oral Argument Calendar: Wed. Oct. 15

    Oral Argument Calendar: Wed. Oct. 15
    The Nevada Supreme Court has posted its oral argument calendar for Wednesday October 15th, 2008: 10:00 AM -- D'NAL2 VS. HARBORS, LLC (48519)
Rank this Week: 1548

Midwest Criminal Defense

Midwest Criminal Defense

By James H. Waller.

http://midwestcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 28

    Mother of boy who died while drinking and driving holds alcohol party for teen

    Mother of boy who died while drinking and driving holds alcohol party for teen
    Belleville, IL: 18 months after her 15 year-old son and another teenager died while drinking and driving, Andrea Sharos decided to share the wealth. Sheriff's deputies stopped a car stocked with underage teens and beer leaving Sharos's home…
  • Feb 26

    11th Circuit--warrant requirement coughs once, dies.

    11th Circuit--warrant requirement coughs once, dies.
    The 11th Circuit has just rubber stamped officer-created exigent circumstances in the case of Glover v. Eight Unknown DEA Agents, 06-13061 (11th Cir., Feb. 23, 2007. Here are the facts of the case, straight from the court's…
  • Feb 23

    Judge Judy threatens IRS inquiry, child-protective services inquiry over eBay scam.

    Judge Judy threatens IRS inquiry, child-protective services inquiry over eBay scam.
    Sorry for the lack of postings this week. I've been laid up with the flu, couch-ridden all week, and forced to watch daytime TV. In honor of that special hell, I bring you this clip.
Rank this Week: 1850

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI/DUI news, issues and defenses. By Charles A. Ramsay.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • May 28

    Minnesota Lowers the Legal Limit For Driving While Intoxicated

    Minnesota Lowers the Legal Limit For Driving While Intoxicated
    Regular followers of our blog know that earlier this year we were carefully tracking the Minnesota Legislature's proposed changes to our DWI laws. The Minnesota legislature put together a final bill for Governor Dayton's signature dealing…
  • May 28

    Minnesota Lowers the Legal Limit For Driving While Intoxicated

    Minnesota Lowers the Legal Limit For Driving While Intoxicated
    Regular followers of our blog know that earlier this year we were carefully tracking the Minnesota Legislature's proposed changes to our DWI laws. The Minnesota legislature put together a final bill for Governor Dayton's signature dealing…
  • May 26

    We Don't Just Use Our Knowledge to Fight DWIs, We Also Educate Other

    We Don't Just Use Our Knowledge to Fight DWIs, We Also Educate Other
    The attorneys at Ramsay Law Firm have a national reputation to maintain - while we practice our particularly aggressive manner of DWI defense solely for our clients in Minnesota, both Chuck and Dan are authors of well-regarded books and…
Rank this Week: 4099

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • May 27

    "As States Become More Pot-Friendly, Feds Warn Employees Not To Light Up"

    "As States Become More Pot-Friendly, Feds Warn Employees Not To Light Up"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable International Business Times article, which gets started this way: Marijuana might be legal in the country’s capital, but not for employees of the U.S. government. The sobering reminder…
  • May 27

    Achtung dude: notable talk in Germany about marijuana reform

    Achtung dude: notable talk in Germany about marijuana reform
    Interesting international marijuana reform developments are reported in this new article headlined "Germany marijuana legalization push revives debate over drug policy: Conservative politician Joachim Pfeiffer joins Germany Green Party…
  • May 26

    Terrific NBC coverage of African Americans and the modern marijuana industry

    Terrific NBC coverage of African Americans and the modern marijuana industry
    Regular readers likely already know that I find extra interesting and important the intersection of marijuana reform and civil rights and social justice issues. Consequently, I have been especially pleased to see that that NBC has been…
Rank this Week: 3032

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • May 27

    Driver Suffers Minor Injuries, DUI Charge After Van Crashes into Water

    Driver Suffers Minor Injuries, DUI Charge After Van Crashes into Water
    A driver of a van that went into the water at Snell Isle Boulevard on Tuesday afternoon suffered minor injuries but was charged with DUI, according to St. Petersburg police. The incident occurred at Snell Isle Boulevard NE and Coffee Pot…
  • May 5

    Be Safe on Cinco de Mayo and Avoid a DUI Arrest in Florida

    Be Safe on Cinco de Mayo and Avoid a DUI Arrest in Florida
    Every Cinco de Mayo, thousands of people across the United States are arrested for drunk driving. In Florida, law enforcement officers will be out in full force with extra patrols and DUI checkpoints to crack down on drunk driving during…
  • Apr 8

    New Study Suggests Diet Soda Mixed with Alcohol Leads to Higher BAC

    New Study Suggests Diet Soda Mixed with Alcohol Leads to Higher BAC
    The results of a new study indicate that artificial sweeteners, like those found in diet sodas, actually increase blood alcohol concentrations in male and female social drinkers. The study was conducted by doctors at Northern Kentucky…
Rank this Week: 4223

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • May 27

    Las Cruces Sun-News Article and Video

    Las Cruces Sun-News Article and Video
    An article, along with video, indicating what the Dona Ana DA and New Mexico AG have decided to do regarding the prosecution of two police officers from Las…
  • May 27

    Journal Reacts To Dismissal of Charge

    Journal Reacts To Dismissal of Charge
    http://www.abqjournal.com/590521/opinion/dropping-charges-against-sf-teacher-the-right-call.html
  • May 26

    The Speech

    The Speech
    Must watch.Inspirational.Great points all the way around.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yK0H6JApRlo
Rank this Week: 2930

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/
  • May 27

    Williamson County Practice Update

    Williamson County Practice Update
    This post is a practice update from Williamson County , Tennessee . It appears the courts may not accept plea bargains in cases involving periodic confinement. Periodic confinement is simply allowing a defendant to serve their jail…
  • May 5

    Stuff Your DUI Lawyer Should Know

    Stuff Your DUI Lawyer Should Know
    I enjoy helping other lawyers in their DUI cases. DUI defense is a complex area . The law changes constantly. I remember when I started and the help that I received. A DUI lawyer should know some basic stuff. One thing a DUI lawyer…
  • Apr 21

    Why Tennessee District Attorneys Should Provide Discovery In general Sessions Court

    Why Tennessee District Attorneys Should Provide Discovery In general Sessions Court
    Under Tennessee law, one accused of a crime is entitled to request discovery if your case is in circuit or criminal court . Rule 16 of the Tennessee Rules of Criminal Procedure only apply in circuit or criminal courts . The rule requires…
Rank this Week: 4716

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

By Jorie K. Johnson.

http://www.illinoisexpungementlawyerblog.com/
  • May 27

    June 6, 2015: Annual Cook County Expungement Summit

    June 6, 2015: Annual Cook County Expungement Summit
    Once again, I will be volunteering my day at the annual Adult & Juvenile Expungement Summit and Ex-Offender Job Information Seminar and would love to see you there! This year's event will be held on June 6, 2015 at the Living Word…
  • Apr 7

    Newly-elected Republican Governor Rauner decides 59 Clemency Petitions on Good Friday

    Newly-elected Republican Governor Rauner decides 59 Clemency Petitions on Good Friday
    In keeping with his predecessor's tradition of releasing clemency petition decisions on major holidays, Governor Bruce Rauner granted two (2) pardons with authorization to expunge over this past Easter weekend. In total, our new Governor…
  • Dec 31

    Governor Quinn grants pardons to petitioners for the 3rd time in just over a month span

    Governor Quinn grants pardons to petitioners for the 3rd time in just over a month span
    Just a few hours ago, in advance of the New Year, Illinois Governor Quinn grants executive clemency to 102 more individuals. Along with the 102 grants, Gov. Quinn denied 425 petitions, bringing his total number of clemency decisions to 4,489…
Rank this Week: 4711

Washington State DUI and Criminal…

Washington State DUI and Criminal Traffic Blog

Covers DUI and traffic law issues. By W. james Kotlowski.

http://duiseattleblog.typepad.com/dui_seattle/
  • May 27

    Can I vacate my Reckless or Negligent Driving charge?

    Can I vacate my Reckless or Negligent Driving charge?
    Yes. Most of the time - if you meet specific conditions. (i.e. no new criminal convictions among others) You can still vacate a Reckless or Negligent Driving conviction reduced from DUI. However, because of recent changes to the law the...
  • May 27

    How much can I expect to pay for a deferred prosecution mental health evaluation?

    How much can I expect to pay for a deferred prosecution mental health evaluation?
    Typically, $500-$1000. The prices definitely vary by treatment agency so you may shop around. However, going to a treatment agency or mental health provider that has done deferred prosecution mental health evaluations before is very…
  • May 23

    Do I testify at the DOL Hearing?

    Do I testify at the DOL Hearing?
    Probably not. Unless it is a refusal case I do not normally have my client testify at the Department of Licensing (DOL) administrative hearing. Usually, the client's testimony will not make any difference.
Rank this Week: 3702

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news-events-exonerations
  • May 27

    Fixing Forensic Science Before it Goes to Court

    Fixing Forensic Science Before it Goes to Court
    An article published in the Christian Science Monitor yesterday takes a look at some of the fallout from recent exposures of faulty forensics work which may have tainted thousands of criminal cases nationally. Specifically, Christian Science…
  • May 26

    Cleveland Wright Exonerated of 1978 Murder

    Cleveland Wright Exonerated of 1978 Murder
    Cleveland Wright, 56, was exonerated on Friday when a Superior Court judge declared him innocent of the 1978 murder for which he served 28 years in prison. In Sunday’s edition of the Washington Post, reporter Spencer Hsu writes that…
  • May 22

    Your Brain, Race, and Criminal Justice

    Your Brain, Race, and Criminal Justice
    By Vanessa Meterko, Innocence Project research analyst The faces of the exonerated are predominantly black and brown. In fact, more than 70% of the 329 DNA exonerees nationwide are people of color.    Researchers have used…
Rank this Week: 2246

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Focusing on issues affecting the criminal justice system. By Bautista, Overson & Stewart PC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • May 27

    Can a Misdemeanor Be Changed to a Felony?

    Can a Misdemeanor Be Changed to a Felony?
    Criminal offenses are divided into two categories: misd […] The post Can a Misdemeanor Be Changed to a Felony? appeared first on Darwin Overson.
  • May 26

    Can I Appeal if I Lose Child Custody in Utah?

    Can I Appeal if I Lose Child Custody in Utah?
    Divorce proceedings can be contentious and emotional.   […] The post Can I Appeal if I Lose Child Custody in Utah? appeared first on Darwin Overson.
  • May 25

    Does Sexual Assault Have a Statute of Limitations?

    Does Sexual Assault Have a Statute of Limitations?
    A law called the statute of limitations sets an absolut […] The post Does Sexual Assault Have a Statute of Limitations? appeared first on Darwin Overson.
Rank this Week: 2585

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

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

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • May 27

    Utah Law Reform: Drug Possession No Longer A Felony

    Utah Law Reform: Drug Possession No Longer A Felony
    Drug Possession Is A Common Offense In a sweeping move which was totally unexpected and unusual (for Utah), the Utah Legislature effectively passed legislation to reduce the population in its jails and prisons by significant numbers.…
  • Apr 22

    Difficult For A Defendant To Withdraw His Guilty Plea

    Difficult For A Defendant To Withdraw His Guilty Plea
    Requirements to Withdraw a Plea When a defendant enters into a plea negotiation with the State he has to waive all of his pretrial rights such as his right to remain silent, his right to the presumption of innocence, his … Continue…
  • Mar 6

    When does an informant tip justify a police traffic stop?

    When does an informant tip justify a police traffic stop?
    Fourth Amendment Requirements With Regards to Traffic Stops The Fourth Amendment’s prohibition of “unreasonable searches and seizures” extends to temporary detentions, such as traffic stops. See U.S. Const. amend. IV;…
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Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • May 27

    EU-Recht - Entwicklungen im Bereich der Fond

    EU-Recht - Entwicklungen im Bereich der Fond
    AIFMDAm 9. Januar 2015 hat die Europäische Wertpapier- und Marktaufsichtsbehörde (ESMA) einen aktualisierten Katalog der "Questions and Answers Application of the AIFMD" veröffentlicht. Die ESMA hat neue Q&A’s (vgl.…
  • May 24

    Entscheid FINMA i.S. Sika AG

    Entscheid FINMA i.S. Sika AG
    Mit Verfügung vom 5. Mai 2015 wies der Übernahmeausschuss der FINMA die Beschwerde von William H. Gates III und Melinda French Gates als Trustees des Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust sowie der Cascade Investment, L.L.C.…
  • May 23

    Bundesrat diskutiert Rechtsgrundlagen der Amtshilfepraxis in Steuersachen

    Bundesrat diskutiert Rechtsgrundlagen der Amtshilfepraxis in Steuersachen
    Gemäss Medienmitteilung vom 13. Mai 2015 hat sich der Bundesrat mit der Länderüberprüfung der Schweiz durch das Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (Global Forum) befasst. Das Global…
Rank this Week: 2770

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 27

    Juvenile Law And The Juvenile Court System

    Juvenile Law And The Juvenile Court System
    When a juvenile is arrested and charged with a crime, the effects can last a lifetime. Just being questioned by a police officer is intimidating; imagine being taken into custody as a child or teenager. When a child, under the age of 18 years…
  • May 14

    New Law Regarding Misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance

    New Law Regarding Misdemeanor Possession of a Controlled Substance
    Possession Of A Controlled Substance Now A Misdemeanor In California, possession or a controlled substance use to be a “wobbler” meaning that it could be filed as either a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the type of drug and…
  • Apr 28

    What Constitutes Sexual Battery In California

    What Constitutes Sexual Battery In California
    Penal Code Section 243.4 defines sexual battery as follows:  Any person who touches an intimate part of another person while that person is unlawfully restrained by the accused or an accomplice, and if the touching is against…
Rank this Week: 4564

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

Answers common questions about arrests, court procedures and penalties that apply to the Fort Walton Beach & Destin, Florida area. By Shawn Lupella.

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
  • May 27

    Misdemeanor Battery Criminal Lawyer In Okaloosa County

    Misdemeanor Battery Criminal Lawyer In Okaloosa County
    Criminal Defense Law Firm For Simple Battery Arrest in Fort Walton Beach, Destin Or Anywhere In Okaloosa County The offense of simple battery (Misdemeanor Battery) is governed under Fla. Stat. 784.03 and is defined as intentionally touching…
  • May 13

    Criminal Defense Attorney For Lewd and Lascivious Conduct Arrest In Okaloosa County

    Criminal Defense Attorney For Lewd and Lascivious Conduct Arrest In Okaloosa County
    Experienced Criminal Lawyer For A Lewd and Lascivious Conduct Charge In Fort Walton Beach, Destin Or Anywhere In Okaloosa County There are several different categories of sex crimes in Florida with a lot of overlapping elements in order to…
  • May 5

    Domestic Violence Related Crimes In Okaloosa County/Fort Walton Beach/Destin

    Domestic Violence Related Crimes In Okaloosa County/Fort Walton Beach/Destin
    Criminal Defense For Domestic Violence Arrests Under Florida Law, the legislature has provided a plethora of ways to charge someone with under the larger category of domestic violence offenses. Generally assault (the threat of physical…
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San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • May 27

    Senate Bill 603 Introduced to Prevent Defendants from Cross-Examining their Victim

    Senate Bill 603 Introduced to Prevent Defendants from Cross-Examining their Victim
    The Senate Committee on Public Safety recently held a hearing at the end of April on Sen. Ben Hueso (D- San Diego) and the San Diego County District Attorney’s Office’s proposed bill.  Senate Bill 603, which is currently…
  • May 25

    Evading a Police Officer: The Double Standard Created by the Supreme Court

    Evading a Police Officer: The Double Standard Created by the Supreme Court
    It has been a busy year for criminal law development.  With the seemingly unending current events surrounding police and citizen relations, the topic of when it is legal to run from police has resurfaced.  It is already established…
  • May 20

    U.S. Sentencing Commission Adjusts Penalties for White Collar Crime

    U.S. Sentencing Commission Adjusts Penalties for White Collar Crime
    Recently, the U.S. Sentencing Commission voted to adopt changes in the guidelines that judges use in sentencing white collar crimes – to be effective this coming November.  The decision came in part as a reaction to the…
Rank this Week: 2239

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • May 27

    Cyberstalking vs. Stalking

    Cyberstalking vs. Stalking
      Most people are familiar with the concept of sta […] Cyberstalking vs. Stalking is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Cyberstalking vs. Stalking appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • May 21

    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave?

    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave?
    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & […] Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave? is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How…
  • May 20

    Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You

    Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You
    Here’s the scenario.  Your child comes home after a wee […] Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Parental Alienation:…
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Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal defense, evidence and the Fourth Amendment. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • May 27

    Supreme Court Considers Search and Seizure Dog Sniff Case

    Supreme Court Considers Search and Seizure Dog Sniff Case
    We've discussed cases in the past dealing with the police's right to search or seize your property, and how there must be probable cause for such a stop. The United States Supreme Court has recently decided a case (Rodriguez v. United States)…
  • May 15

    Maryland Wrestles With Rights of Defendants At Bail Hearing

    Maryland Wrestles With Rights of Defendants At Bail Hearing
    The Maryland General Assembly is considering new laws that may affect the rights of criminal defendants. Some legislators apparently believe that when an accused is charged with a crime, if it's too expensive to provide them an attorney, the…
  • Apr 27

    Federal Agents Indicted in Baltimore For Alleged Bitcoin Investigation Fraud

    Federal Agents Indicted in Baltimore For Alleged Bitcoin Investigation Fraud
    Television episodes of good cops who go bad, or police officers who skim money from the investigations they are conducting, are common, and perhaps even cliché. But federal agents in Baltimore are under investigation for doing just…
Rank this Week: 3564

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

Covers public criminal justice and defense. By Luftman, Heck & Associates LLP.

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • May 27

    Drug Related OVI & Child Endangerment Reduced to Physical Control & Disorderly Conduct

    Drug Related OVI & Child Endangerment Reduced to Physical Control & Disorderly Conduct
    Columbus criminal defense attorneys were recently contacted to represent a client arrested and charged in Perry County with 1st Degree Misdemeanor Drug Related OVI and 1st Degree Misdemeanor Child Endangerment. Our client was pulled over for…
  • May 27

    Conspiracy Charge

    Conspiracy Charge
    You may have heard the term “conspiracy” thrown around on the news or a show like Law and Order before, but if you’re like most people, you probably aren’t 100 percent sure what these kinds of arrests really mean.…
  • May 26

    High OVI with 3 Prior OVI’s Reduced to 1st Time OVI: No Jail, No Yellow Plate

    High OVI with 3 Prior OVI’s Reduced to 1st Time OVI: No Jail, No Yellow Plate
    Columbus criminal defense attorneys were recently contacted by a man in his 40s arrested and charged with High Concentrated OVI. Our client had been previously arrested and convicted for three OVI charges and was arrested and charged with a…
Rank this Week: 2551

Houston Criminal Law Blog

Houston Criminal Law Blog

By Rand Mintzer.

http://www.mintzerlaw.com/blog
  • May 27

    What Happens If I Engage in Cybersex with a Minor in Texas?

    What Happens If I Engage in Cybersex with a Minor in Texas?
    Law enforcement agencies have learned that the most effective use of their investigative resources is to focus on the locations where the crimes are being committed. The Internet is the newest location where adults who are intent on…
  • May 20

    How Does the Arraignment Process Work in Harris County?

    How Does the Arraignment Process Work in Harris County?
    Events become a blur for someone who has been arrested. It is not uncommon for people taken into custody by police to not know the actual criminal charges against them until the first appearance in court when a judge reads them out loud at…
  • May 12

    Qualifying for Halfway Houses and Transitional Living Facilities in Texa

    Qualifying for Halfway Houses and Transitional Living Facilities in Texa
    Halfway houses serve to create an environment where prisoners or recovering addicts can spend a period of transition between their previous place of incarceration or treatment and the outside world. The idea is to give people the opportunity…
Rank this Week: 2876

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Law Office of James Alston.

http://houstoncrimedefense.com/blog
  • May 27

    Child Pornography Laws, Defenses and Penalties in Texa

    Child Pornography Laws, Defenses and Penalties in Texa
    Any criminal activities involving pornography featuring children or minors in Texas can be severely penalized. It is a crime to intentionally and knowingly possess pictures, video recordings or digital images of minors under the age of 18…
  • May 20

    Defending Against Sexual Assault in Texa

    Defending Against Sexual Assault in Texa
    Texas law provides very severe punishments for a sexual assault conviction. In fact, even being accused of a sexual assault crime can have long-lasting consequences for a defendant. In some cases, these consequences can persist even if the…
  • May 13

    Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child in Texa

    Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child in Texa
    In Texas, few crimes are as serious as sexual abuse of a child. However, within this category of offenses is another more serious crime called continuous sexual abuse of a child. This crime involves any type of sexual contact between an adult…
Rank this Week: 2861

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • May 27

    Arrest and Arraignment in Harris County

    Arrest and Arraignment in Harris County
    The Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees your right to hear the charges against you and obtain a speedy trial. To ensure your Sixth Amendment rights are not violated, courts offer an arraignment shortly after an arrest. During…
  • May 20

    Child Abuse Law, Penalties and Defenses in Houston

    Child Abuse Law, Penalties and Defenses in Houston
    Child abusers are thought of as being among one of the worst classes of criminal offenders. This negative perception of child abusers is largely false, as a good number of parents are falsely accused of child abuse every year. If you’ve…
  • May 13

    Texas Sexting Laws and Penaltie

    Texas Sexting Laws and Penaltie
    Section 43.21 of the Texas Penal Code deals with obscenity, defining obscene material as being something that “the average person, applying contemporary community standards, would find that taken as a whole appeals to the prurient…
Rank this Week: 2849

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 26

    To Play the Race Card or Not to Play the Race Card? That is the Question.

    To Play the Race Card or Not to Play the Race Card? That is the Question.
    I had not planned on talking more about this issue but after being asked some really interesting questions I couldn’t stop thinking about it. It gets so complicated. The best question was whether it is EVER possible to “play the…
  • May 20

    The Race Card

    The Race Card
    I always have to scratch my head when I hear people talk about the “Race Card”. I am not sure what they mean.
  • May 17

    Who Really “Won” the Tsarnaev Trial?

    Who Really “Won” the Tsarnaev Trial?
    Well I guess I was wrong about the jury in the Tsarnaev case. Sounding a bit facetious (but not really) I did not expect them to play so willingly into the Tsarnaev brothers’ murderous hands. Nor show such mercy. To some of you…
Rank this Week: 3661

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

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

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Will The Legal Drinking Age in Minnesota Be Lowered?

    Will The Legal Drinking Age in Minnesota Be Lowered?
    The United States is among a handful of countries with a minimum legal drinking age of 21. Most other countries have set the minimum drinking age at 18 years old. President Reagan signed the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984, obliging…
  • May 22

    Can You Get a DWI the Morning After Drinking?

    Can You Get a DWI the Morning After Drinking?
    Everyone is aware of the dangers of drinking and driving. Instead of endangering their own lives and the lives of others by getting behind the wheel, responsible individuals who have consumed alcohol make the smart decision of riding home…
  • May 19

    Physical Control and Minnesota DWI Law

    Physical Control and Minnesota DWI Law
    At first glance, the terms “driving under the influence,” “driving while impaired,” or “driving while intoxicated” simply means that a driver actually needs to be driving a motor vehicle in order to be…
Rank this Week: 2651

Arizona Common Law

Arizona Common Law

Discusses law in the state of Arizona with a focus on what rights are protected by the Arizona Constitution, free speech rights (protected by the federal and Arizona Constitutions), religion and religious freedoms (protected by the federal and Arizona Constitutions), and emerging issues of the law. By Joe Thomas.

http://azcommonlaw.com
  • May 26

    Article – Deregulation of Marijuana

    Article – Deregulation of Marijuana
    The status of marijuana is confusing.  Mixed messages are being sent in states that either have decriminalized or legalized the drug in some capacity because federal law prohibits it entirely.  Here in Arizona, the state has…
  • May 22

    City and County of San Francisco California v. Sheehan

    City and County of San Francisco California v. Sheehan
    The United States Supreme Court just announced a widely anticipated case on how the police interacted with a mentally ill woman. The writ of certiorari presented two questions for the Supreme Court to consider: 1. Whether the the Americans…
  • May 21

    Article – Bankruptcy Reform in the Context of For-Profit College

    Article – Bankruptcy Reform in the Context of For-Profit College
    Corinthian Colleges, a private for-profit, post-secondary educational institution, abruptly shut-down last month.  Currently enrolled students were left in a quagmire : 1. find another institution to transfer to (and hope the credits…
Rank this Week: 3102

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • May 26

    Cell Phone Searches – a Fourth Amendment Violation ?

    Cell Phone Searches – a Fourth Amendment Violation ?
    Where do you store most of your personal information about yourself? Embarrassing information? Financial information? Potentially incriminating information? Medical information? You may be thinking about your safety deposit box…or home…
  • May 11

    Jacksonville Divorce Lawyers Assist with Managing Finance

    Jacksonville Divorce Lawyers Assist with Managing Finance
    The dissolution of a marriage is financially taxing. Court fees, attorneys fees, and dividing assets that used to belong to both spouses are all financial downsides of filing for divorce. The expense of divorce has been cited as a…
  • May 7

    Recording Law Enforcement Could Be Criminal in Florida

    Recording Law Enforcement Could Be Criminal in Florida
    Over the past year, there has been a significant increase in the number of news stories regarding police-citizen confrontations and corresponding videos of the events. However, those making video of audio recordings of officers in Florida…
Rank this Week: 3111

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer…

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer Blog

By IMG Legal Group.

http://www.imglegalgroup.com/#!blog/cxyn
  • May 26

    Charged with Assault & Battery? Monmouth County, NJ Assault & Battery Charges.

    Charged with Assault & Battery? Monmouth County, NJ Assault & Battery Charges.
      Monmouth County, NJ Assault & Battery Charges. Charged with Assault & Battery?   Under New Jersey law, simple assault is the most basic of assault charges. You could be facing simple assault charges if it’s believed…
  • May 20

    What are Common Criminal Charges? A Complete Alphabetical List of Crimes in Monmouth County, NJ.

    What are Common Criminal Charges? A Complete Alphabetical List of Crimes in Monmouth County, NJ.
      There are many differnent types of Criminal Offenses in which you would need to hire a criminal defence lawyer. Many states group criminal offenses into two categories: misdemeanors and felonies. A misdemeanor holds a lesser offense…
  • May 19

    Need a Monmouth County, NJ Lawyer to get charges Expunged?

    Need a Monmouth County, NJ Lawyer to get charges Expunged?
    Need a Monmouth County, NJ Lawyer to get charges expunged? An expungement ordinarily means that an arrest or convictions "sealed," or erased from a person's criminal record for most purposes.   After the expungement process is complete,…
Rank this Week: 2693