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Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2918

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers DWIs, prostitution, and drug charges. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Jan 29

    Warm Spell May Be To Blame In Campus Crime Uptick

    Warm Spell May Be To Blame In Campus Crime Uptick
    The University of Minnesota has seen a rash of violent crimes over the past week, and campus officials believe the warm winter weather may be contributing to spike in crime. University police issued three crime alerts last weekend for…
  • Jan 28

    Minnesota Bill Hopes to Make Government Spying Illegal

    Minnesota Bill Hopes to Make Government Spying Illegal
    If Republican Senator Branden Petersen gets his way, any evidence collected through illegal NSA surveillance techniques would be inadmissible in Minnesota courtrooms. Senator Petersen recently introduced SF 33, which states: A government…
  • Jan 27

    Minnesota Lawmakers Eye License Plate Data Change

    Minnesota Lawmakers Eye License Plate Data Change
    License plate reading (LPR) technology is a relatively new tool for police to use in their fight against crime. Much like the the electronic system Batman uses in The Dark Knight to find The Joker, in the right hands, the technology can…
Rank this Week: 3663

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 2852

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Jan 29

    DUI 2nd in Virginia – Challenge the Prior – Fight Indiana

    DUI 2nd in Virginia – Challenge the Prior – Fight Indiana
    Whenever I have a DUI / DWI 2nd offense in Virginia, I request certified copies of the prior conviction. You never know what issues you will find that could carry the day in court. Required disclaimer: PAST CASES DO NOT PREDICT FUTURE…
  • Jan 21

    What is the Difference Between a Class 1, 2, 3, and 4 Misdemeanor?

    What is the Difference Between a Class 1, 2, 3, and 4 Misdemeanor?
    Misdemeanors in Virginia can carry a wide variety of possible punishments. To determine what exactly your punishment could be, you need to know what class your offense falls under. There are four different classes of misdemeanors: Class 1,…
  • Jan 20

    Where on my Ticket Does it Tell me if I’m Charged With a Misdemeanor or Felony?

    Where on my Ticket Does it Tell me if I’m Charged With a Misdemeanor or Felony?
    If you’re unsure what type of charge you are facing in Virginia, you can find out in several ways. 1. Check your paperwork. If you were arrested or even just given a “Virginia Uniform Summons,” you should have a copy of…
Rank this Week: 2329

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Jan 29

    "Medical or Recreational Marijuana and Drugged Driving"

    "Medical or Recreational Marijuana and Drugged Driving"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable and timely new article by Paul Larkin now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: Beginning in the 1920s and lasting for seventy years, state and federal law treated marijuana as a…
  • Jan 29

    "DeWine: Marijuana legalization a 'stupid idea'"

    "DeWine: Marijuana legalization a 'stupid idea'"
    The title of this post is the headline of this local article from Ohio. Here are excerpts: Ohio's top cop was blunt about his opinion on legalizing marijuana in Ohio: "I think it's a stupid idea." Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine…
  • Jan 29

    AG nominee Loretta Lynch says she does not support marijuana legalization

    AG nominee Loretta Lynch says she does not support marijuana legalization
    This NPR report provides details on the brief discussion of federal marijuana law and policy during her first day of confirmation hearings for Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch: [S]he was asked about marijuana, and whether she supports…
Rank this Week: 2181

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/
  • Jan 29

    How to Post Bail at the Salt Lake County Jail

    How to Post Bail at the Salt Lake County Jail
    Many criminal suspects in the SLC area are sent to the […] The post How to Post Bail at the Salt Lake County Jail appeared first on Darwin Overson.
  • Jan 27

    When Does Utah Use the Death Penalty?

    When Does Utah Use the Death Penalty?
    Even when a person is convicted of murder, Utah still c […] The post When Does Utah Use the Death Penalty? appeared first on Darwin Overson.
  • Jan 13

    Judge Allows Inconclusive DNA Evidence in Salt Lake City Murder Trial

    Judge Allows Inconclusive DNA Evidence in Salt Lake City Murder Trial
    On Tuesday, January 6, Third District Judge James Blanch ruled that prosecutors would be permitted to use DNA evidence in the case of former pediatrician John Brickman Wall (51), who pleaded not guilty to murder charges and aggravated…
Rank this Week: 2272

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

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

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • Jan 29

    How to Get a Marriage Annulment in New Jersey

    How to Get a Marriage Annulment in New Jersey
    If you get a legal separation in New Jersey, you and your spouse remain married.  If you want to end the marriage, there are two options to choose from: divorce, and annulment.  While divorce is more common, there are still valid…
  • Jan 27

    Legal Separation vs. Divorce: What’s the Difference?

    Legal Separation vs. Divorce: What’s the Difference?
    Getting divorced and filing for separation share many similarities, but there are also some critical differences.  What are the pros and cons to consider?  Is it time to file for divorce in New Jersey, or would you and your spouse…
  • Jan 22

    NJ Traffic Violation Stop Leads to Deadly Police Shooting

    NJ Traffic Violation Stop Leads to Deadly Police Shooting
    On Tuesday, January 20, the Bridgeton Police Department released footage showing a routine New Jersey traffic violation stop that turned deadly.  As medical examiners continue to investigate the use of deadly force in Upper…
Rank this Week: 3825

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Jan 29

    „Schuld“ nach Ferdinand von Schirach

    „Schuld“ nach Ferdinand von Schirach
    Jeder kann zum Täter werden, es hängt nur von den Umständen ab. Der Bestseller „SCHULD“ von Ferdinand von Schirach enthält wie der Band „Verbrechen“ kurze Erzählungen von Fällen aus dem…
  • Jan 27

    Grundsätze des Zeugenbeweise

    Grundsätze des Zeugenbeweise
    Der Zeugenbeweis ist wohl eines der wichtigsten Beweismittel, das die Strafprozessordnung zur Wahrheitserforschung zur Verfügung stellt. Ein Zeuge ist ebenso wie ein Sachverständiger ein persönliches Beweismittel, der seine…
  • Jan 27

    Gegenüberstellung durch Wahllichtbildvorlage: Den Verdächtigen bei der Polizei sicher wiedererkannt?

    Gegenüberstellung durch Wahllichtbildvorlage: Den Verdächtigen bei der Polizei sicher wiedererkannt?
    Seit jeher werden Tatverdächtige den Zeugen zur Wiedererkennung gegenübergestellt. So wie man das aus dem Fernsehkrimi kennt, wird die Gegenüberstellung allerdings nur noch selten gemacht, da diese mehr und mehr durch eine…
Rank this Week: 2946

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Jan 29

    Knowingly Employing Unauthorized Workers – Can You Give Employees a Second Chance to Provide Valid I-9 Documentation?

    Knowingly Employing Unauthorized Workers – Can You Give Employees a Second Chance to Provide Valid I-9 Documentation?
    Knowingly employing an unauthorized worker is prohibited by federal law. As a result, I-9 audits are a necessary part of doing business, as the penalties for noncompliance are too severe to ignore this fact. One question arises often during…
  • Jan 22

    White House Proposes Expansive Data Breach Notification Bill

    White House Proposes Expansive Data Breach Notification Bill
    Last week, President Obama proposed wide-reaching legislation to establish a uniform, nationwide standard for data breach notifications that envisions a significant enforcement role for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The…
  • Jan 16

    House Takes Action to Delay Volcker Rule

    House Takes Action to Delay Volcker Rule
    On Wednesday, the House passed a bill that would further delay the full implementation of the Volcker Rule – a highly controversial rule introduced under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that prohibits banks…
Rank this Week: 2198

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Jan 29

    Felony charges for man accused of snatching rare, valuable coin

    Felony charges for man accused of snatching rare, valuable coin
    Most people in Georgia would likely feel pleased if their spare pocket change totaled up to $20 or so, but police claim that one man had coins worth much more than that. Officers allege that the man in question hadn't...
  • Jan 5

    Ex-gang member faces felony charges for alleged murder

    Ex-gang member faces felony charges for alleged murder
    A Georgia man who seemingly turned his life around from a gang member to a sought-out motivational speaker is the subject of an investigation into a woman's death. He currently faces felony charges for the suspected murder. Additionally, he…
  • Dec 24

    Georgia mother facing life in prison re felony charge

    Georgia mother facing life in prison re felony charge
    The decisions that Georgia parents must struggle with are far from easy, but many likely hope that their choices are the best that they could make in any given circumstance.  A mother is now facing felony charges for the tragic...
Rank this Week: 3108

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

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

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Jan 28

    Supreme Court: It’s Only A Small Violation of the Constitution

    Supreme Court: It’s Only A Small Violation of the Constitution
    Being a criminal defense attorney is never an easy job. It doesn’t matter whether you’re dealing with the everyday instances of prosecutors who hide exculpatory evidence, and even perjure themselves over it while ignorant judges…
  • Jan 9

    A Personal Choice

    A Personal Choice
    Sorry I don’t have a spiffy title for today’s post. I wasn’t – probably still am not – really prepared to write it. But I want to at least try to clarify some things about yesterday’s post. When I…
  • Jan 8

    Being Charlie Hebdo

    Being Charlie Hebdo
    Censorship issues have not been high on my list of things to become upset about. It’s not that I don’t care about them. I care very much. After all, I have experienced first-hand what can happen when someone doesn’t like…
Rank this Week: 4384

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
  • Jan 28

    How Is Criminal Mischief (N.J.S.A. 2C:17-3) Related To Domestic Violence Charges In New Jersey?

    How Is Criminal Mischief (N.J.S.A. 2C:17-3) Related To Domestic Violence Charges In New Jersey?
    New Jersey’s domestic violence law creates an additional layer of protection for certain categories of victims of certain qualifying crimes. What To Expect If You’ve Committed A Qualifying Offense Such As Criminal Mischief…
  • Jan 28

    What Penalties Will I Face If Convicted Of Criminal Mischief (N.J.S.A 2C:17-3) In New Jersey?

    What Penalties Will I Face If Convicted Of Criminal Mischief (N.J.S.A 2C:17-3) In New Jersey?
    In New Jersey, one of the ways that damage or tampering with another person’s property is punished is through the charge of Criminal Mischief (N.J.S.A. 2C:17-3). In a Criminal Mischief case, the prosecution alleges that you purposely or…
  • Jan 28

    What Is Criminal Mischief (N.J.S.A. 2C:17-3) In New Jersey?

    What Is Criminal Mischief (N.J.S.A. 2C:17-3) In New Jersey?
    Criminal Mischief in New Jersey (N.J.S.A. 2C:17-3) is a charge related to property damage caused either through recklessness or a purposeful and knowing act. This can happen in a number of ways, from a domestic dispute where an angry spouse…
Rank this Week: 3036

New Jersey Criminal & Collections…

New Jersey Criminal & Collections Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Moneyballing Criminal Justice?

    Moneyballing Criminal Justice?
    I recently learned about TED Talks.  In short, these are presentations by people who have “ideas worth spreading”.  If interested, you can learn more about TED Talks at TED.com. Anne Milgram, the former New Jersey…
  • Dec 30

    Representing Defendants with Substance Abuse Issue

    Representing Defendants with Substance Abuse Issue
    A large part of my firm’s criminal practice focuses upon representing criminal defendants with substance abuse issues.  These defendants are typically addicted to cocaine or heroin.  Many of these clients are simultaneously…
  • Dec 17

    Vehicle Stops Just Got Easier to Uphold – Another Fourth Amendment Setback

    Vehicle Stops Just Got Easier to Uphold – Another Fourth Amendment Setback
    The United States Supreme Court has ruled 8-1 that a police officer can stop a vehicle based upon a mistaken understanding of the law without violating the federal Constitution.  Heien v. North Carolina, No. 13-604. An officer in North…
Rank this Week: 2461

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

By Urbelis Law, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsduilawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4593

DuPage County Criminal Defense…

DuPage County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Martin & Kent, LLC.

http://www.dupagecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2196

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Jan 28

    Super Bowl XLIX: Minor in Consumption Charge

    Super Bowl XLIX: Minor in Consumption Charge
    Countless people across the globe will be watching the big game this Sunday, and for many, their festivities will include alcohol. Super Bowl Sunday has become synonymous with DUI’s and underage drinking charges, making it a dangerous…
  • Jan 26

    2015 Waste Management Open Kicks Off Today: Beware of DUI Enforcement in Scottsdale, AZ

    2015 Waste Management Open Kicks Off Today: Beware of DUI Enforcement in Scottsdale, AZ
    The Waste Management Open, formerly known as the Phoenix Open, is a professional golf tournament held in late January or early February in Scottsdale, Arizona. Though big players do attend the event—Tiger Woods will be making his first…
  • Jan 23

    Super Bowl XLIX: Avoiding DUI’s on Super Bowl Sunday

    Super Bowl XLIX: Avoiding DUI’s on Super Bowl Sunday
    Arizona is one of the nation’s harshest states when it comes to enforcing and punishing DUI laws. If you’re attending the big game on February 1st in Glendale, or any of the other Super Bowl events scattered across the Phoenix…
Rank this Week: 2218

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/
  • Jan 28

    How Can a DWI Affect College Students?

    How Can a DWI Affect College Students?
    While a DUI or DWI conviction is a matter that everyone should take seriously, it carries potentially unforeseen consequences for a college student. Penalties and punishments for DWI can include large fines, loss of driving privileges, and…
  • Jan 23

    Minnesota Task Force Asks Lawmakers to Be Tougher on DWI Offenders

    Minnesota Task Force Asks Lawmakers to Be Tougher on DWI Offenders
    The 2015 legislative session is in business, and the Minnesota DWI task force is asking lawmakers to consider an extensive list of measures, all primarily aimed at reducing the number of drunk driving incidents in the state. The task force is…
  • Jan 18

    MN Court Rules New DWI Test Procedures Won’t Impact Old Case

    MN Court Rules New DWI Test Procedures Won’t Impact Old Case
    The Minnesota Court of Appeals recently struck down an attempt by one driver to withdraw a guilty plea related to a previous drunk driving charge. The Court said that while a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision declared it unconstitutional for…
Rank this Week: 2913

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Jan 28

    Milwaukee Residents Give Solid Marks to Police

    Milwaukee Residents Give Solid Marks to Police
    Last week, the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission (of which I am a member) released the results of its first-ever survey of citizen attitudes toward the police.  Although the survey identified a few areas of concern, the overall tenor…
  • Jan 7

    A Social Trust Theory of Criminal Law

    A Social Trust Theory of Criminal Law
    Last fall, I started a series of posts here on substantive criminal law theory.  I wasn’t satisfied with the way they were framed, though, and decided to approach the topic differently through a series of posts on the Marquette Law…
  • Dec 14

    Toward a Pragmatic Normative Framework for Criminalization, Part 4

    Toward a Pragmatic Normative Framework for Criminalization, Part 4
    My previous post began a consideration of general deterrence.  I view general deterrence through the lens of the criminal-justice system’s overall aim of promoting social trust.  General deterrence is one of four mechanisms by…
Rank this Week: 4765

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

http://www.tampacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 27

    A Primer on How Not To Get Arrested at Gasparilla

    A Primer on How Not To Get Arrested at Gasparilla
    It's that time of year again folks! Downtown Tampa and Bayshore Boulevard will be packed this weekend with pirates doing all sorts of piratey things. The rum will flow, the booty will be plundered, yards will be peed in and some of us might…
  • Dec 22

    Jameis Winston Cleared of Code of Conduct Charge

    Jameis Winston Cleared of Code of Conduct Charge
    Retired Supreme Court Justice Major Harding wrote in a letter to Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston's attorney Sunday that Winston was cleared of all code of conduct allegations against him. In Justice Harding's letter it…
  • Nov 25

    Missouri Grand Jury Declines to Indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the Death of Michael Brown.

    Missouri Grand Jury Declines to Indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the Death of Michael Brown.
    A St. Louis County grand jury chose not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of St. Louis teen Michael Brown. After nearly three months, the grand jury comprised of seven men and five women, nine white and three black heard…
Rank this Week: 3798

Las Vegas Criminal Defense…

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

By Ross Goodman.

http://www.rossgoodmancriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Jan 27

    Abuse, exploitation or isolation of older persons Part 2: Where to report

    Abuse, exploitation or isolation of older persons Part 2: Where to report
    Goodman Law Group, P.C.520 S 4th St,Las Vegas, NV 89101Phone: (702) 383 – 5088Fax: (702) 385 – 5088(Image from a youtube video – “An Age for Justice: Confronting Elderly Abuse in America” by Witness)Part one of…
  • Jan 18

    Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Part 1: Definition

    Domestic Violence and Child Abuse Part 1: Definition
    According to Nevada Revised Statues (NRS 200.508), child abuse is defined as “willfully causing a child who is less than 18 years of age to suffer unjustifiable physical pain or mental suffering as a result of abuse or neglect, or to be…
  • Jan 17

    Domestic Violence: Signs of Abuse

    Domestic Violence: Signs of Abuse
    There are certain behaviors that can help a person foresee a possible domestic violence incident. Here are some of them: Signs and Chances of Abuse·         Constant ThreatsThreats can come in…
Rank this Week: 2188

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland laws on drug arrests, DUI and gun crimes. By the Herbst Firm.

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 27

    Man Suffers Heart Attack While Committing Armed Robbery

    Man Suffers Heart Attack While Committing Armed Robbery
    Armed robberies typically last a matter of seconds, and the majority end without anyone suffering physical injury. But the psychological stress on victims and other witnesses of this violent crime can have devastating and lasting effects. …
  • Jan 19

    Baltimore Police Adjust Officer Schedules To Boost Efficiency

    Baltimore Police Adjust Officer Schedules To Boost Efficiency
    Years of rigid officer schedules and mandatory five-day workweeks have hindered the Baltimore City Police Department's ability to fight crime in the most effective way possible. But starting this past week the department has implemented a…
  • Jan 13

    Baltimore Postal Worker Busted For Delivering Marijuana

    Baltimore Postal Worker Busted For Delivering Marijuana
    Over the couple last couple decades mail became one of the preferred methods of transporting marijuana across state lines. The carrier was irrelevant, as dealers and smokers would typically use FedEx, UPS, and the postal service to transport…
Rank this Week: 4088

New Jersey Criminal Attorney Blog

New Jersey Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By John B. Fabriele III, LLC.

https://www.newjerseycriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Jan 27

    Snowmageddon 2015, And The Duty to remove Snow From Your Car in New Jersey

    Snowmageddon 2015, And The Duty to remove Snow From Your Car in New Jersey
    The Blizzard of 2015… In New Jersey, it was the event that never was. However, it is still a good time to remind people of their obligations toy remove snow from their car when it snows, imposed by motor vehicle…
  • Dec 2

    Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana in New Jersey

    Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana in New Jersey
    As a New Jersey criminal defense attorney, I have helped countless clients charged with possession of marijuana avoid conviction. Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana Under 50 Grams, under sub-section (4) of 2C:35-10 is…
  • Dec 2

    Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana in New Jersey

    Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana in New Jersey
    As a New Jersey criminal defense attorney, I have helped countless clients charged with possession of marijuana avoid conviction. Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana Under 50 Grams, under sub-section (4) of 2C:35-10 is…
Rank this Week: 2984

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Jan 27

    Sealing of Record

    Sealing of Record
    Sealing of Records Having a criminal past can be detrimental to your future. Nevada law may make it possible for you to have your criminal record sealed. Not all criminal records are eligible for sealing. However, state law has made it…
  • Jan 23

    A $1,000,000 Casino Marker in Las Vegas?

    A $1,000,000 Casino Marker in Las Vegas?
    Why Extend Credit on Markers that Don’t Collect? NRS 205 Las Vegas is known for its high-rollers at the casinos, and when Andrew Pham racked up over $1 million in casino markers and gambling debts in seven different casinos, they…
  • Jan 18

    How Casino’s Help Lower Crime Along the Strip

    How Casino’s Help Lower Crime Along the Strip
    Las Vegas is known as the Disneyland for adults, and what the city of Las Vegas wants is for tourists to have fun. The Chamber of Commerce encourages fun for everyone with very few consequences or risks throughout the city. Las Vegas is an…
Rank this Week: 3971

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2025

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
  • Jan 27

    The Continuing Fall-Out from the Second Circuit’s Insider Trading Decision in Newman

    The Continuing Fall-Out from the Second Circuit’s Insider Trading Decision in Newman
    Last week, a New York federal judge struck another blow to prosecutorial efforts to secure insider trading convictions in tipper-tippee cases. As discussed in detail here, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York…
  • Jan 21

    New House Bill Aims to Reduce Some Dodd-Frank Regulatory Burden

    New House Bill Aims to Reduce Some Dodd-Frank Regulatory Burden
    On January 24, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that loosens certain Dodd-Frank requirements and reduces the scope of the SEC’s regulatory authority over certain private equity firms, small businesses, and emerging…
  • Jan 13

    Corporate Whistleblowing: Key Issues In Responding to Possible Violation

    Corporate Whistleblowing: Key Issues In Responding to Possible Violation
    The need to detect and investigate reported allegations of wrongdoing within a corporation has long been a fact of corporate life. In the last 15 years, however, a combination of circumstances has contributed to an explosion of activity in…
Rank this Week: 3679

Black's Law

Black's Law

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

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • Jan 27

    Clarence Darrow: American Iconoclast

    Clarence Darrow: American Iconoclast
    "What am I on trial for, gentlemen of the jury? . . . I am not on trial for having sought to bribe a man named Lockwood. . . . I am on trial because I have been a lover of the poor, a friend of the oppressed, because I have stood by labor for…
  • Jan 7

    Failure is an Option

    Failure is an Option
    Some days cross-examination doesn’t work. No matter how well planned, no matter how well the strategy executed, nor how tight the questions, the witness beats us. One particularly insidious type is the witness with an agenda. They…
  • Dec 23

    F. Lee Bailey

    F. Lee Bailey
    Representing the damned is damn hard enough, but then this life rewards you with a swift uppercut to the stomach. This is one reason why I am an existentialist. The most depressing legal ruling of 2014 (and the list is long) proves this…
Rank this Week: 3612

Beyond The Scope

Beyond The Scope

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

http://www.interstatedrugbust.com/blog/
  • Jan 27

    Federal Drug Charges vs State Drug Charge

    Federal Drug Charges vs State Drug Charge
    FEDERAL DRUG CHARGES vs STATE DRUG CHARGES: What’s the difference? What makes a federal drug charge vs a state drug charge? Federal drug charges are prosecuted in the United States District Court by the United States Attorney’s…
  • Jan 26

    How Can You Get Off The Iowa Sex Offender Registry?

    How Can You Get Off The Iowa Sex Offender Registry?
    Is it possible to get off the sex offender registry in Iowa? If so, how can you get off the sex offender registry? Actually, you can get off the Iowa sex offender registry. The process is cumbersome and having a lawyer who is skilled in the…
  • Jan 25

    When Do Police Have To Read Your Miranda Rights?

    When Do Police Have To Read Your Miranda Rights?
    When do police have to read you your Miranda Rights? The police are required to read you your Miranda Rights when you are in custody and subject to interrogation. Your Miranda Rights inform you about your right to remain silent and your…
Rank this Week: 2944

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/
  • Jan 27

    Can A Person Charged And Convicted Of A Felony Carry Or Possess A Firearm In Okaloosa County?

    Can A Person Charged And Convicted Of A Felony Carry Or Possess A Firearm In Okaloosa County?
    No, and Florida is very strict about these laws. Under Florida Statues §790.23 it is unlawful for a convicted felon to own, carry, or maintain possession or control of any firearm in any way. And the penalties are very severe. It is a…
  • Jan 15

    Prescription Drug Fraud Crimes In Okaloosa County

    Prescription Drug Fraud Crimes In Okaloosa County
    There are two main categories of Prescription Drug Fraud Crimes. The first is called Uttering a Prescription of a Controlled Substance. The second, and much more commonly charged type is called Obtaining a Controlled Substance by Fraud. These…
  • Jan 9

    Penalties & Fines For Various Drug Possession Convictions In Okaloosa County

    Penalties & Fines For Various Drug Possession Convictions In Okaloosa County
    Arrested For Drug Possession In Okaloosa County? Call Me To Discuss – It’s Free Florida has been leading the way in ramping-up penalties for just about every sort of drug related crime. Even though criminal justice experts from…
Rank this Week: 2226

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Features articles on criminal defense in Dallas and throughout Texas. By Broden & Mickelsen.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Jan 27

    Supreme Court Rejects Death Row Appeal of Texas Man Who Killed Grandmother

    Supreme Court Rejects Death Row Appeal of Texas Man Who Killed Grandmother
    The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a first appeal of the conviction of a Texas man against his verdict and death sentence over the killing of a grandmother. Mark Anthony Soliz is on death row for killing a 61-year-old grandmother at her…
  • Jan 27

    The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a…

    The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a first appeal of the conviction of a Texas man against his verdict and death sentence over the killing of a grandmother. Mark Anthony Soliz is on death row for killing a 61-year-old grandmother at her…
  • Jan 20

    Outgoing Texas Governor Rick Perry’s Record on Criminal Justice

    Outgoing Texas Governor Rick Perry’s Record on Criminal Justice
      Rick Perry has been Texas’s longest serving governor. In 14 years in office he has changed the criminal justice system in a way that was not predicted when he first took office in 2001, according to commentators. Writing in the…
Rank this Week: 3065

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Jan 27

    Disorderly Conduct and Obstruction Arrests In Pensacola

    Disorderly Conduct and Obstruction Arrests In Pensacola
    People need to be aware that, albeit often illegally, they may be arrested by merely asking questions to officers who are arresting someone else. The best thing to do is to observe as much information about the incident as possible from a…
  • Dec 12

    Ivy League Law Schools too Traumatized over "Ferguson" can delay taking Final Exam

    Ivy League Law Schools too Traumatized over "Ferguson" can delay taking Final Exam
    Law students at Harvard, Columbia and Georgetown Universities can elect to be excused from taking final exams if they feel disturbed by the grand jury decisions relating to the Ferguson and New York City decisions. As I understand it, this…
  • Dec 12

    Ivy League Law Schools too Traumatized over "Ferguson" can delay taking Final Exam

    Ivy League Law Schools too Traumatized over "Ferguson" can delay taking Final Exam
    Law students at Harvard, Columbia and Georgetown Universities can elect to be excused from taking final exams if they feel disturbed by the grand jury decisions relating to the Ferguson and New York City decisions. As I understand it, this…
Rank this Week: 2847

Virginia Traffic Law News

Virginia Traffic Law News

By Caddell Nelson & Reibach.

http://www.cnrlawyers.com/news/
  • Jan 27

    Fantastic Result in a Case in Richmond this Week

    Fantastic Result in a Case in Richmond this Week
    Dave Caddell from Caddell Weiland obtained a fantastic result in a case in Richmond this week.  Our client was charged with Driving Under the Influence and Refusing to Provide a Breath Sample.  It all began when the client attempted…
  • Dec 18

    91 mph Hopewell Reckless Driving Misdemeanor Reduced to low-level Traffic Infraction

    91 mph Hopewell Reckless Driving Misdemeanor Reduced to low-level Traffic Infraction
    Earlier today, John Weiland of the law firm Caddell Weiland convinced the Judge in Hopewell, Virginia’s General District Court to reduce his client’s Reckless Driving Class 1 Misdemeanor to Improper Driving, a low-level traffic…
  • Dec 16

    Henrico Reckless Driving Charge 85/70 mph Dismissed

    Henrico Reckless Driving Charge 85/70 mph Dismissed
    John Weiland of Caddell Weiland recently convinced a judge in Henrico County, Virginia to dismiss a Class 1 Misdemeanor: Reckless Driving 85 mph in a 70 mph zone upon the client’s successful completion of a defensive driving school. The…
Rank this Week: 3768

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

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

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 26

    Don’t talk to federal agents. Ever.

    Don’t talk to federal agents. Ever.
    Regent Law Professor James Duane’s lecture “Don’t Talk To The Police,” outlining why citizens should always exercise their 5th Amendment right to remain silent when questioned by government agents can found…
  • Dec 28

    Police Ignorance Is An Excuse Under Federal, But Not New York, Law

    Police Ignorance Is An Excuse Under Federal, But Not New York, Law
    by Jill Paperno, Esq., author of Representing the Accused:A Practical Guide to Criminal Defenseand Brian Shiffrin, Esq., Easton Thompson Kasperek Shiffrin LLP On December 15, 2014, in Heien v. North Carolina, the United States…
  • Dec 28

    Which Came First, the Chicken, the Egg, the Search or the Arrest?

    Which Came First, the Chicken, the Egg, the Search or the Arrest?
     by Jill Paperno, Esq.author of Representing the Accused:A Practical Guide to Criminal DefenseWhen you are handling probable cause hearings in which you are seeking to suppress evidence obtained as a result of a search, you must be…
Rank this Week: 4356

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    I Just Got Arrested in Stamford Connecticut. Do I Have To Tell My Boss / Employer?

    I Just Got Arrested in Stamford Connecticut. Do I Have To Tell My Boss / Employer?
    Top Stamford Connecticut criminal lawyers get this question all the time.  If you have been arrested in Stamford or Greenwich Connecticut, do you have to report the arrest to your employer or boss? Tricky question. Easy answer……
  • Jan 20

    Connecticut Massage Parlor Patronizing Prostitution Arrests Continue

    Connecticut Massage Parlor Patronizing Prostitution Arrests Continue
    The recent raid of a Wilton Connecticut massage parlor and arrests in Stamford, Greenwich and Danbury for Patronizing Prostitution under CGS 53a-83 and Prostitution under CGS 53a-82 remind us that Connecticut massage parlors are prime targets…
  • Jan 11

    Making Progress in Scrubbing the Internet & Removing Your Connecticut Online Arrest Report

    Making Progress in Scrubbing the Internet & Removing Your Connecticut Online Arrest Report
    In 2014, we received an unprecedented number of calls from people who were arrested in Stamford and Greenwich Connecticut for domestic violence, DUI / DWI, or Disorderly Conduct…who did everything the court asked them to…and had…
Rank this Week: 1995

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Covers Minnesota criminal law topics. By Thomas Gallagher.

http://minneapoliscriminallawyer.liberty-lawyer.com
Rank this Week: 4240

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law in Florida. By Pawuk & Pawuk, P.A.

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Juvenile Car Burglarie

    Juvenile Car Burglarie
    One of the most common juvenile crimes that I see are juvenile car burglaries.  These frequently happen in neighborhoods where kids may be walking around at night and trying to open up unlocked cars looking for loose change or…
  • Dec 14

    Occasional, Infrequent ‘Alarms’ from Ankle Monitoring Device Not Enough to Violate Probation

    Occasional, Infrequent ‘Alarms’ from Ankle Monitoring Device Not Enough to Violate Probation
    Most of us have known the frustration of trying to keep our cell phones charged. A recent smartphone commercial playfully mocks the “wall huggers” who are tethered to electrical outlets at airports and other public venues. For one…
  • Dec 11

    Beware: Ignoring Your Arrest Warrant Will Not Make It Go Away

    Beware: Ignoring Your Arrest Warrant Will Not Make It Go Away
    Those who study the social sciences may speak of the “Ostrich effect,” or information aversion, which is the technique of dealing with risky situations by pretending they don’t exist. The name comes from the old myth that…
Rank this Week: 2854

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/
  • Jan 26

    9th Circuit upholds man's Reno conviction for illegal campain contribution

    9th Circuit upholds man's Reno conviction for illegal campain contribution
    Today the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Nevada federal District Court conviction of Harvey Whittemore for illegal campaign contributions. He had been found guilty in Reno for illegally funneling more than one hundred thousand…
  • Jan 20

    Man arrested in Las Vegas for anti-cop Facebook rant

    Man arrested in Las Vegas for anti-cop Facebook rant
    Recently Dustin McCaskill of Colorado was arrested in Las Vegas for reportedly making death threats to police on Facebook. Prior to arrest, the FBI had warned him to cease publishing threats on his Facebook page, which is dedicated to…
  • Jan 4

    Fake missionaries get possible life sentence for Las Vegas robbery

    Fake missionaries get possible life sentence for Las Vegas robbery
    Recently a Clark County District Court judge handed down a possible life sentence to two men who pretended to be Mormon missionaries in order to gain access to and rob a Las Vegas home. In September a jury convicted them of armed robbery,…
Rank this Week: 4121

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving laws, news and false evidence. By Lawrence Taylor.

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Proposed Law would Ban DUI Offenders from Buying Alcohol

    Proposed Law would Ban DUI Offenders from Buying Alcohol
    Ban the instrumentality used during the commission of a crime and that will stop the crime, at least that’s the thought. Sen. Patrick Anderson (R) of Oklahoma has introduced a new bill which would allow a court to ban people convicted…
  • Jan 19

    Supreme Court Refuses to Decide Warrantless Forcible Blood Draw Dispute

    Supreme Court Refuses to Decide Warrantless Forcible Blood Draw Dispute
    The United States Supreme Court has announced that it will not hear an appeal from Colorado by prosecutors on whether officers should be allowed to forcibly take blood from a DUI suspect without a warrant. The United States Supreme…
  • Jan 12

    Body Cameras for Law Enforcement Could Assist in DUI Case

    Body Cameras for Law Enforcement Could Assist in DUI Case
    In the wake of the recent events surrounding Michael Brown’s death, Eric Garner’s death, and other similar incidences raising concerns of excessive force by law enforcement, many police agencies are considering and some actually…
Rank this Week: 2579

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

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

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3846

Nenye Uche Blog

Nenye Uche Blog

Covers Illinois criminal and DUI laws.

http://criminaldefenseattorneyinchicago.com/blog/
  • Jan 26

    Underage DUI In Chicago

    Underage DUI In Chicago
    Driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs ( […]
  • Jan 19

    What Is Illinois Petty Theft?

    What Is Illinois Petty Theft?
    In plain English, the crime of theft occurs when a pers […]
  • Jan 12

    Healthcare Fraud Can Involve Serious Legal Consequence

    Healthcare Fraud Can Involve Serious Legal Consequence
    While white collar crimes may not be as well-publicized as the violent crimes that often dominate the nightly news, they are equally serious in the eyes of the law. One of the most prevelant types of white collar crimes is healthcare fraud,…
Rank this Week: 3673

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
  • Jan 26

    Back-to-back Drunk Driving Incidents in Dalla

    Back-to-back Drunk Driving Incidents in Dalla
    The age-old adage about everything being bigger in Texas isn’t far from the truth when it comes to the number of drunk drivers in the state. In 2013, Texas led the nation in regards to the number of deaths caused by drunk drivers that…
  • Nov 6

    Dallas, Harris Counties Are Deadliest Places For Women In Relationship

    Dallas, Harris Counties Are Deadliest Places For Women In Relationship
    Harris and Dallas Counties in Texas are two of the deadliest for women involved in domestic violence. For both counties in 2013, The Texas Council on Family Violence reported that 20 women died during domestic violence incidents. For many…
  • Nov 4

    Public Drunkenness: When It’s Legal, And When It’s Not

    Public Drunkenness: When It’s Legal, And When It’s Not
    In Texas, persons of legal age (21 years) are allowed to purchase and consume alcohol. This is common knowledge, as is the right of the individual to enjoy the state’s many public spaces. In this Venn diagram of legal activities,…
Rank this Week: 2388

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Warrant, Probable Cause Requirements in Police Home Searches - U.S. v. Hill

    Warrant, Probable Cause Requirements in Police Home Searches - U.S. v. Hill
    Police officers usually have to get a warrant in order to enter and search your home without your consent. Some limited exceptions to this rule exist for circumstances in which the officer is in "hot pursuit" of a suspect, for example, or…
  • Jan 2

    Let Someone Drink and Drive Your Car? You Could Lose Your License - Uhl v. Reed

    Let Someone Drink and Drive Your Car? You Could Lose Your License - Uhl v. Reed
    In West Virginia, it's against the law to let someone whom you know is drunk or under the influence of drugs to drive your car. Not only are you subject to potential jail time and the loss of your license if you make the mistake of getting…
  • Dec 30

    West Virginia Supreme Court on Pre-existing Conditions in Car Accident Cases - Pownell v. Arthur

    West Virginia Supreme Court on Pre-existing Conditions in Car Accident Cases - Pownell v. Arthur
    In order to win a car accident case, the person who sues (plaintiff) generally has to prove that the person or entity being sued (defendant) caused the crash. The plaintiff also has to show that he or she suffered an injury directly as a…
Rank this Week: 3556

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Jan 25

    Felony Murder in Florida

    Felony Murder in Florida
    Felony Murder in Florida: Charges For a Homicide That Someone Else Committed First degree murder. It’s the most serious of Florida’s homicide crimes carrying two potential sentences, both of them bleak, death sentence or life…
  • Jan 14

    Jacksonville Public Defender Under Fire

    Jacksonville Public Defender Under Fire
    In the summer of 2013, allegations surfaced regarding possible misconduct by Matt Shirk, the Public Defender for the 4th Judicial Circuit which covers Duval, Clay, and Nassau counties. The allegations largely centered on Shirk’s hiring…
  • Jan 2

    Arrested in Jacksonville over the Holidays?

    Arrested in Jacksonville over the Holidays?
    Have You Been Arrested In Jacksonville? The winter holidays are simultaneously a joyous and stressful time of the year. With more parties and family gatherings than any other time of the year, many people often find themselves out of their…
Rank this Week: 2790

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jan 24

    How Long Will it Take for My Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case to Finish?

    How Long Will it Take for My Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case to Finish?
    Across the great state of Georgia, many families, businesses, and individuals have been experiencing tough financial times due to the ongoing economic recession.  Our office receives daily calls from Georgians who are interested in…
  • Jan 10

    What is Credit Counseling and Debtor Education?

    What is Credit Counseling and Debtor Education?
    When Georgians file for a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy application, they must fulfill a requirement called debtor education and they also complete mandatory credit counseling.  The purpose of these two requirements is to help…
  • Jan 10

    My Bankruptcy Attorney is Ignoring Me – What Can I Do?

    My Bankruptcy Attorney is Ignoring Me – What Can I Do?
    In Georgia, many families and small business owners have made an important New Year’s Resolution – to get financially fit in 2015.  If you are carrying a significant debt burden and your income is not keeping pace with your…
Rank this Week: 2214

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

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

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Jan 24

    Lessons for Every Lawyer from My Cousin Vinny

    Lessons for Every Lawyer from My Cousin Vinny
    In honor of Bill Belichick’s reference to My Cousin Vinny in his notable press conference today about deflated balls, I’m re-posting my article on what the movie teaches us about the law. My Cousin Vinny is also listed as one of…
  • Dec 29

    Readers’ Favorite Articles in 2014

    Readers’ Favorite Articles in 2014
    Below are the most-read articles in 2014 here at Shaun Kaufman Law. Thank you to my readers for your ongoing support, and here’s to everyone’s success, good health and happiness in 2015! Top 10 Articles Readers’ favorite…
  • Nov 19

    Holiday Office Parties and DUIs: Enjoy the First, Avoid the Second

    Holiday Office Parties and DUIs: Enjoy the First, Avoid the Second
    One of the last things you want after your office party this coming holiday is to get arrested for DUI (Driving Under the Influence). After all, it is bad enough confessing crushes at the water cooler…but it would far worse to go to…
Rank this Week: 4015

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Covers Mississippi criminal and personal injury law. By Coxwell & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Football Players Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

    Football Players Arrested for Disorderly Conduct
    Just after midnight on Thursday, two Ole Miss football players were arrested for disorderly conduct. There's no word on the circumstances of the arrests, but according to WJTV News Channel 12, they were arrested and booked in Lafayette…
  • Jan 23

    Jackson Drug Bust

    Jackson Drug Bust
    At least two people were arrested in connection with a Hinds County drug bust. According to WJTV News Channel 12, the drug bust went down last Tuesday evening in an alley on North State Street. Apparently, more than $30,000 worth of drugs…
  • Jan 16

    Four Arrested for Carjacking

    Four Arrested for Carjacking
    On Wednesday, January 14, 2015, four people were arrested in connection with at least three carjackings that happened around Jackson. According to WJTV News Channel 12, Malcolm Henderson, Quindarius Love, Dontario Rosell and Marlon Perry were…
Rank this Week: 3404