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New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3845

Wright & Weiner Blog

Wright & Weiner Blog

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.nevadacriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    Open Container Laws in Las Vega

    Open Container Laws in Las Vega
    When people envision Las Vegas’s attractions, gambling is usually the first to come to mind. The second will often be drinking. For more than a hundred years, permissive regulations concerning alcohol consumption have attracted visitors…
  • Aug 20

    Personal Injury Witness Interview

    Personal Injury Witness Interview
    The testimony of a credible witness can make or break your personal injury case. Whether a third party has overheard someone else admitting to fault, gleaned some measure of insider knowledge or been on the scene as your accident occurred,…
  • Aug 13

    Search Warrants – Everything You Need to Know

    Search Warrants – Everything You Need to Know
    What Is a Search Warrant and What Does it Do? A search warrant (NRS Chapter 179) is simply a court order giving law enforcement the legal authority to explore a private residence, office or vehicle to uncover evidence that a crime has…
Rank this Week: 1770

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 2865

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, breath testing, and field sobriety tests in Minnesota. By Charles A. Ramsay & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Aug 31

    A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing? Minnesota's Ignition Interlock Program

    A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing? Minnesota's Ignition Interlock Program
    Ignition Interlock - the little gadget that is designed to ensure that you cannot start your vehicle unless there is no alcohol in your system. On it's face, it seems like a godsend, a true "win-win" invention; we can keep drunk drivers off…
  • Aug 28

    Minnesota Rulemakers, You Got Some 'Splainin' To Do

    Minnesota Rulemakers, You Got Some 'Splainin' To Do
    Yesterday I posted about my client, “Kate,” whose minor traffic violation metastasized into criminal charges for DWI and gross misdemeanor test refusal. Everyone agrees that Kate didn't refuse to test, but she was physically…
  • Aug 26

    Collateral Consequences: A Pound of Prevention for an Ounce of Cure?

    Collateral Consequences: A Pound of Prevention for an Ounce of Cure?
    I recently appeared with a client at her arraignment for 3rd degree Test Refusal and 4th degree DWI. I’ll call her Kate. Kate had never been in trouble before, and she was terrified. She had already borrowed money from her family to…
Rank this Week: 4873

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Blog

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Nevada criminal law updates and news. Published by Neil Shouse & Associates.

http://www.las-vegas-criminal-defense-blog.com/
  • Aug 31

    Arrested at Burning Man in Nevada?

    Arrested at Burning Man in Nevada?
    Many people are under the mistaken belief that the rule of law does not apply to Burning Man, the highly unorthodox week-long festival that erupts every August in Nevada's Black Rock Desert. Burning Man celebrates freedom of expression, but…
  • Mar 30

    Alleged child rapist arrested in Tonopah

    Alleged child rapist arrested in Tonopah
    Last week 39-year-old Kenneth Cardenas of Tonopah was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 3-year-old girl four years ago. Earlier this month, the Nye County Sheriff's office received an alert from an outside agency regarding the…
  • Mar 24

    Few traffic tickets cause money woes for Nevada Supreme Court

    Few traffic tickets cause money woes for Nevada Supreme Court
    With Nevada cops writing fewer traffic tickets, the Nevada Supreme Court's budget is suffering. It was reported recently that traffic ticket fines make up close to three-fifths of the court's budget. It is estimated that the dearth of traffic…
Rank this Week: 4773

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 31

    The Right to a Speedy Trial in West Virginia Criminal Cases – State v. Caldwell

    The Right to a Speedy Trial in West Virginia Criminal Cases – State v. Caldwell
    The statute of limitations and right to a speedy trial are intended to guarantee that a person accused of a crime be charged and given a trial within a reasonable amount of time. As a recent case out of the West Virginia Supreme Court shows,…
  • Aug 20

    Appealing a Criminal Conviction in West Virginia – State v. Imoh

    Appealing a Criminal Conviction in West Virginia – State v. Imoh
    A person who is convicted of a crime in West Virginia has the right to appeal the conviction. Appeals usually challenge either the sufficiency of the evidence against the defendant or the various evidentiary and procedural rulings that take…
  • Aug 6

    DUI Checkpoints: Are They Legal in West Virginia? Reed v. Pettit

    DUI Checkpoints: Are They Legal in West Virginia? Reed v. Pettit
    A DUI checkpoint is a planned event in which police officers block off all or a portion of a road and stop some or all drivers as they pass through to check for signs of intoxication. It works effectively as a net of sorts, to scoop up as…
Rank this Week: 4687

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

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

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3637

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2928

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

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

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Aug 31

    Ohio Marijuana Legalization Will Be on the November Ballot

    Ohio Marijuana Legalization Will Be on the November Ballot
    For the past few years, many organizations in Ohio have been pushing for marijuana reform to be legislated in the state. This November, the first legalization amendment measure will reach the ballot. According to the Ohio Board of elections,…
  • Aug 28

    Driver Carrying Hazardous Material Gets Charge Dismissed, Small Fine

    Driver Carrying Hazardous Material Gets Charge Dismissed, Small Fine
    A 50-year-old man was traveling from Alabama to Columbus as a professional commercial driver, carrying hazardous material with him. The man did not see the signs telling him he was required to go around Columbus. Certain hazardous materials…
  • Aug 27

    Speeding and Drug Charge Dismissed In Juvenile Case

    Speeding and Drug Charge Dismissed In Juvenile Case
    A 17-year-old high school student with no prior history, was pulled over for a speeding violation. She had been driving with a group of her friends when the officers stopped her. Officers found found drugs and a pipe inside her car. The…
Rank this Week: 2670

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer…

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer Blog

By IMG Legal Group.

http://www.imglegalgroup.com/#!blog/cxyn
  • Aug 30

    (DUI) Driving under the influence in NJ

    (DUI) Driving under the influence in NJ
    Being charged with a DUI is a serious problem, which can lead you to serious consequence well not if you are in contact with the Ocean and Monmouth County, New Jersey. DUI that refers to Driving under the influence, of some external measures…
  • Aug 25

    Monmouth County Criminal Attorney Ian Goldman, DWI/DUI Will Ensure You Are Treated Fairly

    Monmouth County Criminal Attorney Ian Goldman, DWI/DUI Will Ensure You Are Treated Fairly
      As a Monmouth County DWI Lawyer , Ian Goldman is fully aware of the stress that you face when you are confronted with a drunken driving charge. Even a first-time conviction will result in harsh consequences. And the loss of driving…
  • Aug 16

    Have you been arrested for a misdemeanor or felony?

    Have you been arrested for a misdemeanor or felony?
    If you’ve been arrested for a misdemeanor or felony or federal crime, Ian Goldman will begin representing you immediately. The most important part of any case is the first few days.   You need a criminal lawyer who knows the…
Rank this Week: 2842

Atlanta Criminal Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers traffic and criminal law news. By Nagel & Associates.

http://www.atlantacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 30

    Atlanta Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyer Thomas Nagel discusses O.C.G.A. 15-8-1 Transferring or “binding over” a case from a city to a county court

    Atlanta Georgia Criminal Defense Lawyer Thomas Nagel discusses O.C.G.A. 15-8-1 Transferring or “binding over” a case from a city to a county court
    If you’ve been arrested or charged with a crime that requires you to appear in a city court, traffic court, recorders court, magistrate court or municipal court or anywhere else in the State of Georgia, you have several ways…
  • Jan 15

    Minor in Possession of Alcohol in Georgia

    Minor in Possession of Alcohol in Georgia
    I got a call today from a parent whose child was charged with minor in possession of alcohol in the City of Atlanta Municipal Court. He was driving his parents car. There was a passenger, also under 21, in the car and they were pulled over…
  • Dec 9

    Impact of Georgia's Juvenile Justice Reform

    Impact of Georgia's Juvenile Justice Reform
    In Georgia, anyone under the age of 17 is considered a juvenile offender and enters a separate system for juvenile offenders, rather than the adult criminal justice system. A judge reviews their cases and decides an outcome. In a worst-case…
Rank this Week: 3048

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Aug 29

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 125

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 125
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
  • Aug 28

    Bestandsdaten: Rechtswidrige polizeiliche Ersuchen

    Bestandsdaten: Rechtswidrige polizeiliche Ersuchen
    Die Abfrage sogenannter Bestandsdaten ist polizeilicher Alltag. § 100j StPO gestattet, Soweit dies für die Erforschung des Sachverhalts oder die Ermittlung des Aufenthaltsortes eines Beschuldigten erforderlich ist, darf von…
  • Aug 23

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 124

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 124
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
Rank this Week: 2954

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3156

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 29

    FAILURE TO PROVIDE EVIDENCE IMPACTS OHIO DUI/OVI CASES

    FAILURE TO PROVIDE EVIDENCE IMPACTS OHIO DUI/OVI CASES
    DUI/OVI cases are litigated within a framework of rules. Some of those rules regulate the exchange of evidence between the prosecution and the defense. That exchange of evidence is the ‘discovery’ process. The rules for discovery…
  • Aug 8

    TRIP TO SCOTLAND PROMPTS COMPARISON OF DUI/OVI LAWS

    TRIP TO SCOTLAND PROMPTS COMPARISON OF DUI/OVI LAWS
    I thought they were all drunk: they were driving on the wrong side of the road. But they weren’t drunk, they were just driving in Scotland. And so was I. I drove on the left, sat on the right, and shifted with my left on the endless…
  • Jul 11

    ORDEAL SHOWS PRESUMPTION OF INNOCENCE IS CRUCIAL IN OHIO OVI CASES

    ORDEAL SHOWS PRESUMPTION OF INNOCENCE IS CRUCIAL IN OHIO OVI CASES
    When authorities found Donna Wardell in her Chevrolet Impala, the car was upside-down, held in the air by part of the utility pole she just hit (see the story at app.com).  Medics pulled her out of the car through the windshield and…
Rank this Week: 2941

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Aug 29

    Appellate Court: Plaintiffs Offered No Proof NSA Violated Their Right

    Appellate Court: Plaintiffs Offered No Proof NSA Violated Their Right
    “Plaintiffs must realize that secrecy is yet another form of regulation, prescribing not ‘what the citizen may do’ but instead ‘what the citizen may know.’”  US Appellate Court Judge Janice Rogers…
  • Aug 17

    Illinois Requirements for a Valid Last Will and Testament

    Illinois Requirements for a Valid Last Will and Testament
    The Constitution’s Tenth Amendment notes that any power not given to the federal government is reserved to the states or the people. The Constitution does not give the federal government power over the disposition of property upon…
  • Aug 11

    The “Prime Time” Republican Primary Debate and the Constitution

    The “Prime Time” Republican Primary Debate and the Constitution
    Both President Obama and the Supreme Court have been described as “lawless” in respect to the Constitution. That description addresses actions perceived to be outside the authority granted to them by the Constitution. With such…
Rank this Week: 2981

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Aug 28

    StingRays and Search Warrant

    StingRays and Search Warrant
    The following article appeared in Vice News on August 25, 2015: “Law enforcement’s secretive and often-times warrantless use of the cellphone tracking device known as StingRay is receiving fresh scrutiny this week following an…
  • Aug 26

    Asset Forfeiture Law

    Asset Forfeiture Law
    The following article appeared on the website fourthamendment.com on May 12, 2015: Joseph Rivers was hoping to hit it big. According to the Albuquerque Journal, the aspiring businessman from just outside of Detroit had pulled together…
  • Aug 25

    Blood Draw Ruled Legal in DUI Manslaughter Case

    Blood Draw Ruled Legal in DUI Manslaughter Case
    In the case of the State of Florida versus Kleiber, the court ruled that wiping a DUI manslaughter suspect’s arm with a dry gauze before drawing blood does not invalidate the blood draw. An officer investigating a fatal…
Rank this Week: 2584

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Laird Hammons Laird Blog

Trial Lawyers Chris Hammons and John Laird discuss Oklahoma laws and their implications.

http://www.lhllaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 28

    Consequences of Underage Drinking at Oklahoma College

    Consequences of Underage Drinking at Oklahoma College
    College days have begun in Oklahoma, and underage drinking and DUI charges tend to spike during the first few weeks of school. According to a study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), college students…
  • Aug 21

    Mechanical Problems that Cause the Most Truck Accident

    Mechanical Problems that Cause the Most Truck Accident
    The lack of proper mechanical training by trucking companies (carriers) causes accidents, many of which lead to serious injury or death. Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) regulations require that pre-trip inspections be made before truck…
  • Aug 18

    Personal Injury Case Study – A $6 Million Verdict

    Personal Injury Case Study – A $6 Million Verdict
    Summary In 2009, Jeff Bayne was severely injured on the job because of his employer’s intentional conduct. Because there was substantial certainty that the employer’s conduct would lead to Jeff’s injuries, the case was…
Rank this Week: 2671

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 28

    California Court Holds Proposition 47 Applies to Minor

    California Court Holds Proposition 47 Applies to Minor
    Late last week, California’s 4th District Court of Appeal ruled that Proposition 47 – the voter-approved measure that reclassifies certain petty crimes from felonies to misdemeanors – applies to minors in the same way it…
  • Aug 27

    Recent Arrest of UFC Fighter Highlights Complexity of Domestic Violence Law

    Recent Arrest of UFC Fighter Highlights Complexity of Domestic Violence Law
    The recent arrest of retired UFC fighter Chris Leben in San Diego in connection with an incident between the fighter and his estranged wife serves as a cautionary tale of the seriousness of domestic violence charges in California. Mr. Leben…
  • Aug 14

    Driver Falls Asleep at the Wheel and Injures Jogger

    Driver Falls Asleep at the Wheel and Injures Jogger
    Early this past Sunday morning, a woman driving along a northern San Diego County road fell asleep at the wheel and hit two people who were jogging on the side of the road.  It is thought that neither drugs nor alcohol were a factor in…
Rank this Week: 2764

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2884

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
  • 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…
  • Jul 29

    Exercising Your Rights at a Traffic Stop

    Exercising Your Rights at a Traffic Stop
    Dare to exercise your rights during a traffic stop in a courteous manor? Possible lessons to take away from recent events. Yes we have rights in a traffic stop, and yes we should get to exercise them. But your attitude and the manner in which…
  • May 11

    Checkpoints 101 – Legality? Constitutional Rights? Consent?

    Checkpoints 101 – Legality? Constitutional Rights? Consent?
    YOU ASKED ~ WE ANSWERED! Are Checkpoints legal and constitutional or not?  Do I consent to Checkpoints automatically because I have a driver license?  YOU ASKED, WE ANSWERED: DWI Checkpoints ~ Are they legal and constitutional…
Rank this Week: 3259

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

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

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
  • Aug 27

    Frost v State - Special Mens Rea means you have to stipulate stipulate stipulate

    Frost v State - Special Mens Rea means you have to stipulate stipulate stipulate
    Frost v. State, __ GA ___, S14G1767, Reversed, Supreme Court of Georgia, June 15, 2015. In Frost v. State, the Georgia Supreme Court reversed the Georgia Court of Appeals finding in Frost that under OCGA 24-4-417 prior DUIs offered to…
  • Jul 23

    Los Angeles v Patel - How long can OSAH ignore the exclusionary Rule

    Los Angeles v Patel - How long can OSAH ignore the exclusionary Rule
    Georgia DUI cases have two legal tracks in two separate judicial bodies. First, the DUI is filed, plead and/or and contested in the criminal courts, such as Local Municipal Courts, Recorders Courts, Probate Courts, State Courts and Superior…
  • Jul 21

    Bostic v State - Trial Court reversed on DUI Probable Cause Denial

    Bostic v State - Trial Court reversed on DUI Probable Cause Denial
    Bostic v. State, A15A0600, Reversed, June 25th, 2015.  Perry Bostic appealed from the Trial Court's denial of his motion to suppress his state-administered alcohol breath test from the Laurens County Superior Court where in the Trial…
Rank this Week: 1838

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

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

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

    Utah Reaffirms Its Liberal Preliminary Hearing Standard

    Utah Reaffirms Its Liberal Preliminary Hearing Standard
    Binding Over a Case at Preliminary Hearing is Easy The preliminary hearing is a “probable cause” hearing that requires the state to put on evidence that would permit the judge to bind over the case for trial, that is, to ……
  • Jul 9

    What is an Armed Career Criminal?

    What is an Armed Career Criminal?
    The Armed Career Criminal “Armed career criminal” – sounds pretty serious, right? Well for purposes of federal criminal law it most definitely is. The term applies to a select group of individuals who the federal government…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 3960

Jay Cohen DWI & Texas Criminal Law…

Jay Cohen DWI & Texas Criminal Law Blog

Discusses Texas criminal laws, types of criminal cases, and trials in the news.

http://www.cohendwilawyer.com/blog
  • Aug 27

    Texas Troopers Increase Patrols as Labor Day Weekend Approache

    Texas Troopers Increase Patrols as Labor Day Weekend Approache
    While Labor Day Weekend may still be a couple of weeks away, Texas’ troopers have already announced plans to increase patrols for the four-day period between Friday and Monday, September 4th through 7th. The increase in patrols, says…
  • Jul 28

    Deficiencies in Jail Monitoring & Polices Highlighted by Inmate Suicide

    Deficiencies in Jail Monitoring & Polices Highlighted by Inmate Suicide
    On July 13, 2015, a 28-year-old woman, Sandra Bland, was found dead within her cell at the Waller County Jail. Cause of death: suicide by hanging. The death has spurred an investigation into Waller County Jail, with questions being raised…
  • Jul 17

    Alcohol Allowed at University of Texas Football Game

    Alcohol Allowed at University of Texas Football Game
    In a major change for the University of Texas, alcohol—but not hard liquor—will be available for purchase at future football games, beginning on September 12, 2015. University Makes Decision to Offer Beer and Wine for Sale at Doak…
Rank this Week: 2636

Clancy & Clancy Texas Law Blog

Clancy & Clancy Texas Law Blog

Reports on new Texas criminal laws, statutes, and current trials in the news.

http://www.dfwcriminallawyer.com/blog
  • Aug 27

    The School Year Begins: A Look at Crime at Texas’ Colleges & Universitie

    The School Year Begins: A Look at Crime at Texas’ Colleges & Universitie
    With the school year quickly approaching and students about to hit the books, there’s no more interesting time to look into crime rates at Texas colleges and universities. The following considers crime rates at 20 schools in Texas (data…
  • Jul 28

    What Constitutes Mail Fraud and What Should I Do If I’m Charged With Mail Fraud in Dallas?

    What Constitutes Mail Fraud and What Should I Do If I’m Charged With Mail Fraud in Dallas?
    Mail fraud is a federal offense that carries serious penalties. The following takes a look at what mail fraud is, what the penalties for mail fraud are, and what you should do if you’re charged with mail fraud in Dallas. What is mail…
  • Jul 2

    McKinney Officer Resigns – Emotions Out of Control During Arrest

    McKinney Officer Resigns – Emotions Out of Control During Arrest
    Police officer Eric Casebolt shocked Texans and Americans when he pulled his gun on a group of McKinney, Texas teenagers earlier this June, 2015. Since that time, a number of questions have been raised about what the officer was thinking, and…
Rank this Week: 2637

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/
  • Aug 27

    Weekly Criminal Defense Reads – Friday, August 28, 2015

    Weekly Criminal Defense Reads – Friday, August 28, 2015
    Drug Kingpin Sentenced to Prison for Nationwide Drug Ring The kingpin of a criminal drug ring was sentenced to five years in prison on August 24th (Business Insider). Residing in Las Vegas, John Bowen, 68, led an illegal drug franchise that…
  • Jul 8

    Can a good lawyer win every criminal case?

    Can a good lawyer win every criminal case?
    It depends on who you ask. Gerry Spence, one of the best trial lawyers in America, says “yes.”  Others say to forget about ever winning against the government. Gerry Spence, one of America’s greatest trial lawyers, says…
  • May 7

    Todd Long wins Insanity Case

    Todd Long wins Insanity Case
    Our client, a 57-year old Columbus area woman, received a Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity verdict last week acquitting her of Burglary and Theft in connection with a break-in and theft of personal property from her neighbor’s home. Our…
Rank this Week: 4498

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

Covers criminal and injury law. By Tenn And Tenn, P. A.

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Back to School: Safe Bicycle Riding Tips for New Hampshire Student

    Back to School: Safe Bicycle Riding Tips for New Hampshire Student
    September is almost here, and that means you and other New Hampshire students will be headed back to school. Biking is a fun and healthy transportation method.
  • Aug 12

    Drunk Driving in NH – Over the Limit. Under Arrest. Don’t Drink and Drive.

    Drunk Driving in NH – Over the Limit. Under Arrest. Don’t Drink and Drive.
    As a NH DWI defense attorney, arrests must stem from probable cause and convictions must result from proof beyond a reasonable doubt. The State must prove its allegations of impairment before a conviction can result.
  • Aug 7

    New Hampshire Motorcycle Safety Law

    New Hampshire Motorcycle Safety Law
    Driving a motorcycle on the road can be an exhilarating experience. But despite the freedom that accompanies motorcycling, riding a motorcycle also subjects the driver and passenger to numerous safety risks.
Rank this Week: 2480

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3372

White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

Tracks developments in notable white collar and securities enforcement actions. By Brune & Richard LLP.

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
Rank this Week: 3264

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, DWI, and police misconduct. By Christian Souza.

http://www.dallascriminalappealslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3501

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Aug 26

    New Minimum Joint Physical Custody Law in Utah

    New Minimum Joint Physical Custody Law in Utah
    Utah has Moved to More Liberal Parent Time This year the Utah Legislature has moved toward a more liberal minimum parent time. This is a huge victory for noncustodial parents. What is the change? Previously in Utah, the minimum joint physical…
  • Jul 9

    Rule 412 and the Admissibility of a Victim’s Sexual Behavior

    Rule 412 and the Admissibility of a Victim’s Sexual Behavior
    What is Rule 412? Rule 412 of the Utah Rules of Evidence prohibits the admission of evidence, in criminal cases alleging sexual misconduct, of the victim’s past sexual behavior or predisposition. For example, in a rape case, the…
  • Jun 11

    When Character Evidence is Admissible In Utah Court

    When Character Evidence is Admissible In Utah Court
    Criminal Cases Often Involve Character Evidence Over the centuries of common law, a prohibition against introducing evidence of a person’s character developed so as to avoid influencing juries and judges to find either for or against a…
Rank this Week: 2786

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

Covers criminal defense, immigration consequences, and constitutional law. By Rick Horowitz.

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Aug 26

    An Amorphous Mass of Ill Legality

    An Amorphous Mass of Ill Legality
    It might seem, since so many of my posts start by referring to Scott Greenfield’s blog posts, that I’m an acolyte, or that his stuff is all I ever read. Not true. But he’s posting up to two or three posts per day, on any…
  • Aug 21

    A Culture of Control

    A Culture of Control
    Some months ago, as part of my morning reading ritual, I ran across “The Ghost Rapes of Bolivia.” The Bolivian story begins with a perhaps requisite, under the circumstances, nod to evil: For a while, the residents of Manitoba…
  • Aug 16

    A Flawed System

    A Flawed System
    The United States of America has fallen victim to a flawed legal system which threatens to destroy our very society. Forget gay marriage. Forget abortion. Forget elections. The biggest threat to the future of the United States comes from…
Rank this Week: 4948

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

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

    First Thing We Do… Let’s Appreciate All the Lawyer

    First Thing We Do… Let’s Appreciate All the Lawyer
    I know, right? It’s a take on an old lawyer joke. But I just can't help it. All of the online negativity in general, and that directed at lawyers specifically, is beginning to get to me.
  • Jul 30

    Cops Gone Wild!….. Again!!

    Cops Gone Wild!….. Again!!
      I’ve had it. For some reason the most recent video, the one with the idiot cop screaming about blowing a hole in the poor guy’s head got to me. No, the victim wasn’t black. And no, he was not actually shot and killed.…
  • Jul 29

    What are “Mandos” and Why Do They Violate The U.S. Constitution?

    What are “Mandos” and Why Do They Violate The U.S. Constitution?
    Before we start, I have a small secret to share. Those of you who regularly follow this blog will have noticed that I sort of disappeared the past few weeks. That’s because I was having open-heart surgery and recovering. Recovery…
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Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal, employment and family law. By Ingram Law LLC.

http://www.alabamalitigationlawyer.com/
  • Aug 26

    Yes, You Can Have More Than 2 Parties in a Divorce Case.

    Yes, You Can Have More Than 2 Parties in a Divorce Case.
    Today more than ever, it is likely to have more than a husband and a wife as parties in a divorce case. Many times, one spouse may own a business or the parties may jointly own a business. In these cases of family owned businesses or where…
  • Aug 24

    5 Reasons to Look Over Your Insurance Policies After a Divorce

    5 Reasons to Look Over Your Insurance Policies After a Divorce
    Always review the named beneficiaries on all your accounts after a divorce. This case is an appeal from Jefferson County Alabama domestic relations court related to an insurance policy. In the case of Kowalski v. Upchurch, the trial court…
  • Aug 20

    Montgomery, Alabama Court Reversed on Child Support Calculation

    Montgomery, Alabama Court Reversed on Child Support Calculation
    This is an appeal from Montgomery County, Alabama regarding child support in the case of Farquhar.  The parties were married and originally divorced in 2011.  The father was ordered to pay child support in the amount of $1,050 per…
Rank this Week: 2725

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/
  • Aug 25

    Consumer Right

    Consumer Right
    In the quest for a better and more comfortable life, man has various types of technological gadgets. This has opened up the tech age on which we are part of now. Even if the technological era has made our life simpler, it also brought some…
  • Aug 24

    Tattoos and Rap

    Tattoos and Rap
    Several members of the Latin Kings gang were arrested in Florida for racketeering and other charges. 23 of its members were incriminated in the process of indictment, as associates of one of the biggest and most well organized gangs in the…
  • Aug 15

    How Far Can The Government Go In Freezing Untainted Assets of Individuals Charged With Crimes?

    How Far Can The Government Go In Freezing Untainted Assets of Individuals Charged With Crimes?
    The constitution basically provides protection for an individual who has been arrested for committing a crime. There are rights that remain effective even before court procedures commence. Because freedom is at stake in the process, the 5th…
Rank this Week: 2698

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Concerning Delay in Reports of Tainted Breathalyzer Evidence

    Concerning Delay in Reports of Tainted Breathalyzer Evidence
    According to a recent article in the MetroWest Daily News, the state’s Office of Alcohol Testing (OAT), which certifies breath testing machines used around Massachusetts, appears to have known about a software issue that complicated…
  • Aug 5

    SJC Finds Text Message Admissible as Excited Utterance

    SJC Finds Text Message Admissible as Excited Utterance
    In Commonwealth v. Mulgrave, the Supreme Judicial Court held for the first time that a text message could constitute an excited utterance under Massachusetts law. An excited utterance is an exception to the rule prohibiting the admission of…
  • Jul 27

    Norfolk County Teacher Arrested for Alleged Rape of Child

    Norfolk County Teacher Arrested for Alleged Rape of Child
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a Norfolk County Agricultural High School teacher was recently charged with raping a child. The teacher is specifically charged with (1) rape of a child with force; (2) aggravated rape of a…
Rank this Week: 4473

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers…

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers Blog

Covers New York criminal law regarding larceny, embezzlement, extortion and theft. By Crotty & Saland PC.

http://www.newyorktheftandlarcenylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4470

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Maryland Court Upholds Legality of Vehicle Search During DUI Arrest

    Maryland Court Upholds Legality of Vehicle Search During DUI Arrest
    Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is far too common in Maryland and throughout the entire country. According to statistics provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an estimated 1.5 million people are…
  • Aug 10

    Highest Court in Maryland Denies Suppression of Cell Phone Data

    Highest Court in Maryland Denies Suppression of Cell Phone Data
    The quality of the evidence and the manner in which it is obtained are the two critical components of any criminal case. For instance, every citizen is entitled to the Fourth Amendment protections from an illegal search and seizure. A…
  • Jul 23

    Maryland Court Rules Call Records Inadmissible as Hearsay

    Maryland Court Rules Call Records Inadmissible as Hearsay
    Each state enacts rules of evidence that govern the admissibility of various kinds of information and testimony during a court proceeding. Most people have heard of something called “hearsay” – a statement, other than one…
Rank this Week: 3314

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Covers Colorado Springs criminal defense, injury, and accident news.

http://www.coloradospringsattorneys.org/blog/
  • Aug 24

    Lawsuit Against NASCAR Driver Tony Stewart

    Lawsuit Against NASCAR Driver Tony Stewart
    You may remember that NASCAR star Tony Stewart was racing in a dirt track event in upstate New York last year when he fatally struck a 20-year-old fellow racer named Kevin Ward, Jr. Stewart is one of the biggest names … The post…
  • Aug 19

    How Can We Get People to Stop Texting and Driving?

    How Can We Get People to Stop Texting and Driving?
    Another great essay for our scholarship contest: We are living in a veritable utopia of technological devices and advancements. Computers that used to occupy entire rooms in the 1940’s now fit into impossibly tiny cellular devices…
  • Aug 18

    Driver of Semi Truck Kills Six People in Horrific Crash

    Driver of Semi Truck Kills Six People in Horrific Crash
    A driver of a semi truck who caused a crash that killed six people has been charged with six counts of vehicular homicide. The crash happened in Chattanooga, Tennessee on June 25. The driver was Benjamin Brewer, 39, of London, … The…
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duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Aug 24

    DO I NEED A TRANSLATOR FOR DUI COURT IN ILLINOIS?

    DO I NEED A TRANSLATOR FOR DUI COURT IN ILLINOIS?
    The answer to that question depends on how comfortable you are using the English language. If there is any doubt, it may be best to err on the side of caution and ask for an interpreter early in your case. … Continue reading →
  • Aug 17

    UPDATE TO ILLINOIS SPEEDING LAW: THE CRACKDOWN CONTINUES

    UPDATE TO ILLINOIS SPEEDING LAW: THE CRACKDOWN CONTINUES
    As of January 1, 2016, Illinois is toughening its speeding laws once again. This time, the legislature has created the offense of aggravated special speed limit. Aggravated special speed limit applies to school and construction zones. If you…
  • Aug 4

    COMPOUNDING THE PROBLEM: DRIVING ON A REVOKED OR SUSPENDED LICENSE IN ILLINOIS

    COMPOUNDING THE PROBLEM: DRIVING ON A REVOKED OR SUSPENDED LICENSE IN ILLINOIS
    I always warn my clients not to drive after their license is suspended for DUI. Once in trouble, you simply become a magnet for more. Recent Illinois case law has held that even if your license has already been revoked, … Continue…
Rank this Week: 2526

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
  • Aug 24

    Unilateral Contract Case Study

    Unilateral Contract Case Study
    A local news program reported recently a woman in the Phoenix metro area is offering $1,000 to anyone who can prove the claims in Proposition 104. Sounds like a fun way to possibly make a grand.  But is this a legally enforceable…
  • Aug 19

    Pleading Ignorance of Arizona’s Case Law

    Pleading Ignorance of Arizona’s Case Law
    I wish it was as simple as this: “Your Honor, I plead ignorance of the law because it is impractical and quite nearly impossible to access a significant amount of Arizona’s case law on the matter.”  Nearly 30 years of…
  • Aug 5

    Federal Wiretaps, District of Arizona 2014

    Federal Wiretaps, District of Arizona 2014
    The Federal Wiretap Report made by the federal judiciary, provides an insight into how wiretaps are used in Arizona and how the judicial district Arizona compares to other judicial districts in the United States. Just looking at the map…
Rank this Week: 2501

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Aug 24

    DO I NEED A TRANSLATOR FOR CRIMINAL COURT IN ILLINOIS?

    DO I NEED A TRANSLATOR FOR CRIMINAL COURT IN ILLINOIS?
    The answer to that question depends on how comfortable you are using the English language. If there is any doubt, it may be best to err on the side of caution and ask for an interpreter early in your case. In Illinois, the courts are…
  • Aug 11

    WHEN ARE YOU UNDER ARREST? MIRANDA RIGHTS AND POLICE CUSTODY IN ILLINOIS

    WHEN ARE YOU UNDER ARREST? MIRANDA RIGHTS AND POLICE CUSTODY IN ILLINOIS
    The exact moment when a police interrogation turns into an arrest is not always clear. But that is the moment when the police must read your Miranda rights—those rights to remain silent and have an attorney present. Miranda must be…
  • Jul 29

    THE LAW ON PROVING POSSESSION OF DRUGS OR WEAPONS IN ILLINOIS

    THE LAW ON PROVING POSSESSION OF DRUGS OR WEAPONS IN ILLINOIS
    The police are at your door with a search warrant or maybe they’ve stopped your car for a traffic ticket. In either case, they uncovered drugs, weapons or some other contraband. Can they prove the illegal goods are really yours? …
Rank this Week: 2508

Virginia Traffic Law News

Virginia Traffic Law News

By Caddell Nelson & Reibach.

http://www.cnrlawyers.com/news/
  • Aug 24

    Hanover Reckless Driving Ticket Reduced

    Hanover Reckless Driving Ticket Reduced
    Dave Caddell from the law firm Caddell Weiland, PLLC, was able to obtain a great result for a client in Hanover County last week.  Our client received a Reckless Driving ticket for traveling 95 mph in a 70 mph zone. In Hanover County…
  • Aug 24

    Richmond Va Reckless Driving Case Ends With Great Result

    Richmond Va Reckless Driving Case Ends With Great Result
    Last week, Dave Caddell of the law firm Caddell Weiland, PLLC, obtained a fantastic result for a client facing a serious Reckless Driving ticket in Richmond, Virginia. Our client waws charged with going 57 mph in a 25 mph zone.  Since…
  • Jul 29

    Learning Where Not to Speed Around Richmond Va

    Learning Where Not to Speed Around Richmond Va
    You know the feeling. You’ve been driving along, aware that you were going over the speed limit but sure that you would never be caught. Then you see the flashing blue lights. Sometimes you’re just in a hurry. Sometimes…
Rank this Week: 3200

New York Criminal Defense Blog

New York Criminal Defense Blog

Covers high-profile crimes and the NYS criminal system. By Arkady Bukh.

http://www.nyccriminallawyer.com/blog
  • Aug 24

    Securities Fraud

    Securities Fraud
    The post Securities Fraud appeared first on New York Criminal Attorney: NY Criminal Defense - Law Offices of Arkady Bukh.
  • Aug 24

    What Constitutes Murder in the Second?

    What Constitutes Murder in the Second?
    The post What Constitutes Murder in the Second? appeared first on New York Criminal Attorney: NY Criminal Defense - Law Offices of Arkady Bukh.
  • Aug 16

    Lessons from famous lawyer Alan Dershowitz

    Lessons from famous lawyer Alan Dershowitz
    Alan Dershowitz, the youngest professor of law in history, has some drastically bold ideas for the American legal system. First and foremost, Dershowitz is against the Second Amendment. He has been extremely vocal about gun controls and…
Rank this Week: 2810

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Aug 22

    How long does a PFA Order last?

    How long does a PFA Order last?
    You have been living under the terms of the “temporary” Protection From Abuse (PFA) Order since you were served with the paperwork.  Seeing that there is a “final hearing” scheduled by the Court, you might be…
  • Jul 25

    Are Mediation Agreements Enforceable?

    Are Mediation Agreements Enforceable?
    A common way the question (Are Mediation Agreements Enforceable?) arises is illustrated in the following example:  Parents are trying figure out reasonable ways to allow both to have quality time with the kids.  Hurt…
  • Jul 25

    Maine Law: Violation of a Protective Order

    Maine Law: Violation of a Protective Order
    In Maine a “Protective Order” is a civil Order from the Court issued after a Protection From Abuse (PFA) or Protection from Harassment (PFH) Hearing or after a Consent Agreement is signed by a Judge.  It is called a…
Rank this Week: 3134

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI issues. By the Law Offices of Peter A. Mesich.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 21

    San Diego Police Department Refuses to Release Video of Officer Shooting Homeless Man- Media Sues for Release

    San Diego Police Department Refuses to Release Video of Officer Shooting Homeless Man- Media Sues for Release
    Five San Diego news outlets have filed suit to release a video tape of a homeless man being shot and killed in the alley behind an adult store.  In April, I blogged about this story, as police shootings were highly publicized.  This…
  • Aug 14

    The San Diego DUI Innocence Files- Taking a Nap

    The San Diego DUI Innocence Files- Taking a Nap
    Everyone knows NOT to drink and drive.  Those that work with alcohol forensic toxicologists and criminal cases that involve alcohol and other drugs know that it is a tricky drug.  People begin to drink, and their judgment is…
  • Aug 12

    The San Diego DUI Innocence Files- Stopped on the Five

    The San Diego DUI Innocence Files- Stopped on the Five
    Prior to practicing in criminal law as a prosecutor, I worked in other areas of the law.  I represented homeowners in civil complex litigation lawsuits where they sued the developers and subcontractors that built their faulty, crocked…
Rank this Week: 4574