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New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 2

    Lawyering and Baseball Cards — A Match Made in Heaven

    Lawyering and Baseball Cards — A Match Made in Heaven
    Rarely as a lawyer can one combine a beloved childhood hobby with an adult profession – but that is exactly what occurred when my love of baseball cards intersected my career as a litigator.  I began collecting baseball cards at…
  • Jan 26

    Why You Should Never Make a Statement to Law Enforcement, Ever

    Why You Should Never Make a Statement to Law Enforcement, Ever
    One of the more frustrating aspects of being retained on a new case is learning that your client has already given a statement to the police or FBI.  Here’s a simple go-to guide on whether to speak to the police about your…
  • Jan 19

    Using a Client’s Psychological Past For a Better Result In His or Her Case Today

    Using a Client’s Psychological Past For a Better Result In His or Her Case Today
    Some very tough cases can be “won” even if a client takes a guilty plea if the desired result is achieved: no prison time and, sometimes, even no criminal record.  Some subtle lawyering is needed to achieve such results…
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The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

Covers immigration and criminal law. By Hassan M. Ahmad.

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • Feb 2

    ICE Raids Based On Meaningless Rhetoric

    ICE Raids Based On Meaningless Rhetoric
    The ICE raids on undocumented immigrants with “final” orders of removal continue to paralyze immigrant communities throughout the country with fear. As many as 121 asylum seekers were taken into custody in Georgia, North…
  • Feb 2

    HMA Law Firm On New Afghan Variety Show

    HMA Law Firm On New Afghan Variety Show
    We have some exciting news to share!Our firm has been invited to appear on a new international Afghan television program, Shakha-E-Dunyah. Shakha-E-Dunyah is aired twice a week on Payame Afghan TV, a satellite television network based in Los…
  • Jan 10

    Guidelines on Form I-693, Medical Examination

    Guidelines on Form I-693, Medical Examination
    Individuals applying for adjustment of status by filing Form I-485 are required to submit the Form I-693, Medical Examination along with their Form I-485. The reasoning for submission of this document is to ensure that the individual is not…
Rank this Week: 4957

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/
Rank this Week: 3596

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
  • Feb 2

    Business Experiments GCSE Coursework

    Business Experiments GCSE Coursework
    All GCSE courseworks perform a very important job in students’ life. If a college student wishes to enter a college or even a university, she or he may be to get ready a reliable and worthy Internet marketing business…
  • Feb 2

    Creative Artwork Coursework Writing

    Creative Artwork Coursework Writing
    It happens quite many times that college students, finding out with the Department of Artwork, are assigned to write a resourceful art coursework. Quite regularly, students do not ever have any inventive thoughts to include into their artwork…
  • Feb 2

    Expository Essay

    Expository Essay
    The purpose of the expository essay is to always present, absolutely and reasonably, other people’s sights or to report about an occasion or perhaps a circumstance. Expository composing, or exposition, presents a subject matter…
Rank this Week: 1991

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridaabogadocriminal.com/
  • Feb 1

    Asistente de Alguacil en Florida Acusada de Vender Marihuana

    Asistente de Alguacil en Florida Acusada de Vender Marihuana
    Las autoridades arrestaron recientemente a una asistente de alguacil de Florida por su supuesto papel en un negocio de venta de marihuana después de una investigación que llevó un mes. Según la Oficina del Alguacil…
  • Jan 25

    Dos Residentes del Condado de Hernando Acusados de Fabricar Metanfetaminas Delante de Menor de Edad

    Dos Residentes del Condado de Hernando Acusados de Fabricar Metanfetaminas Delante de Menor de Edad
    Dos residentes de Hernando han sido acusados de fabricar metanfetaminas frente a un menor de edad. El miércoles por la mañana se llevó a cabo una orden de registro en una casa marcada con el 3900 de Withlacoochee Trail, y…
  • Jan 19

    Se Establecen Nuevas Condiciones de Clemencia

    Se Establecen Nuevas Condiciones de Clemencia
    El Departamento de Justicia anunció recientemente nuevos reglamentos que harán potencialmente elegibles a miles de presos para obtener indultos presidenciales, incluyendo la exigencia de que los candidatos deben haber cumplido…
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Atlanta DUI Blog

Atlanta DUI Blog

Covers DUI news. By Clark & Towne.

http://www.clarktowne.com/dui-blog
  • Feb 1

    What happens at a Georgia Administrative License Suspension Hearing (ALS) work

    What happens at a Georgia Administrative License Suspension Hearing (ALS) work
    The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) is the agency that regulates licenses. You can find the status of your license after you create an account on the DDS webpage http://www.dds.ga.gov/ . DDS can suspend or revoke your drivers…
  • Jan 9

    The first step to take after you’ve gotten a DUI in Gwinnett County

    The first step to take after you’ve gotten a DUI in Gwinnett County
    Don't text or talk about your DUI! Talking about your Gwinnett DUI to anyone makes them a witness against you. Back when I started my legal career, that meant I counseled my clients not to give details to their mothers or friends. Now I tell…
  • Jan 9

    What happens if your attorney doesn't send in the 10 day letter on time?

    What happens if your attorney doesn't send in the 10 day letter on time?
    If your attorney does not send in the 10 day letter ON TIME your license is suspended, says Georgia’s Court of Appeal. “January 8, 2016 Alert: The trial court erred in overturning the Department of Driver Services’…
Rank this Week: 3086

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law news, updates and commentary. Published By Hoffman & Associates

http://www.losangelescriminallawyersblog.com
  • Feb 1

    What is a Plea Bargain in a Los Angeles Hit and Run Case?

    What is a Plea Bargain in a Los Angeles Hit and Run Case?
    If you have been charged with a criminal offense, your first appearance in Court will be the Arraignment. At the arraignment, you will be read your rights, the charges against you and the potential sentence. You will then have the opportunity…
  • Jan 13

    Consequences of Not Appearing at a Los Angeles Criminal Arraignment

    Consequences of Not Appearing at a Los Angeles Criminal Arraignment
    If you have been arrested for a criminal offense, you have not been found guilty. The court has to make a finding of your guilt, either through a full trial, or through a plea entered by you. The very first appearance you make in Court is…
  • Dec 1

    What Kind of Sentence can I Expect in my Los Angeles Criminal Case?

    What Kind of Sentence can I Expect in my Los Angeles Criminal Case?
    If you have been charged with a criminal offense in Southern California, that does not mean you have been convicted. If there is no conviction, you will not be facing any type of sentence. If you have either entered a plea of guilty, or no…
Rank this Week: 3509

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/
  • Feb 1

    Crime Stopper Tip Produces Large Baltimore Heroin Bust

    Crime Stopper Tip Produces Large Baltimore Heroin Bust
    The Baltimore Police recently announced the completion of a fairly large heroin bust, which led to two arrests and the recovery of drugs, cash, and a firearm. This particular bust was not the product of a long-term police investigation, but…
  • Jan 26

    Baltimore Police Patrol Snowy Streets In Humvee

    Baltimore Police Patrol Snowy Streets In Humvee
    Although crime and calls to service were down throughout Maryland during the historic snowstorm, police and firefighters in Baltimore City were still well prepared to respond if called upon during the blizzard. The National Guard supplied…
  • Jan 21

    Legislature Overrides Governor’s Paraphernalia Veto

    Legislature Overrides Governor’s Paraphernalia Veto
    Last spring we wrote about the illogical decision of our governor to veto a bill that cured a glaring inconsistency from last year’s marijuana decriminalization law. The now famous decriminalization statute failed to address the…
Rank this Week: 3994

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Feb 1

    How Can Bankruptcy Help Me Keep My Car?

    How Can Bankruptcy Help Me Keep My Car?
    There are many reasons why Georgian families have turned to the bankruptcy process as a solution to their financial troubles. Some have experienced job losses, surprise bills, or other unplanned for events such as the crash of the housing…
  • Jan 23

    Filing for Bankruptcy as a Senior Citizen

    Filing for Bankruptcy as a Senior Citizen
    It is an unfortunate truth that many Senior Citizens in Georgia have been hit particularly hard by the recent economic recession. Senior Citizens are often living on a very small and fixed income, with little to no opportunities for making…
  • Jan 18

    Bankruptcy and Credit Cards: An Overview

    Bankruptcy and Credit Cards: An Overview
    Due to the recent economic crisis, many Georgians have found that they cannot continue to support their household because their income is not keeping pace with their debts. Many families have seen their credit card balances in particular rise…
Rank this Week: 2067

Collin County Criminal Attorney…

Collin County Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.thecollincountyattorney.com/
Rank this Week: 3871

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
  • Feb 1

    Illinois Court Upholds Nine-Year Sentence for Aggravated DUI

    Illinois Court Upholds Nine-Year Sentence for Aggravated DUI
    On January 21, 2016, the Fourth District Illinois Court of Appeal upheld defendant Albert Fleming’s nine-year prison sentence for an aggravated DUI. Fleming struck and killed pedestrian Anthony Pauls while he was crossing the street on…
  • Jan 11

    New York DWI Dismissed Because Defendant’s “Body is a Brewery”

    New York DWI Dismissed Because Defendant’s “Body is a Brewery”
    DWI charges against a woman in Buffalo, New York, were dismissed based on a surprising defense:  “Her body is a brewery.” The woman’s blood-alcohol level was recorded at over four times the legal limit when it…
  • Jan 4

    New Illinois Law Lets Recent DUI Arrestees Drive

    New Illinois Law Lets Recent DUI Arrestees Drive
    Beginning on January 1, Illinois will dispose of the requirement that people arrested for a DUI are prohibited from driving for a minimum of 30 days. Instead, recent DUI arrestees will be permitted to keep driving, provided they…
Rank this Week: 4969

Arrested in Nassau Blog

Arrested in Nassau Blog

Covers New York criminal law. By Jason A. Steinberger.

http://arrestedinnassau.com/blog/
  • Feb 1

    Inhale Much easier with New University Investigate Newspapers Making Tip

    Inhale Much easier with New University Investigate Newspapers Making Tip
    Research papers composing is a common dilemma together with a pain of an incredible number of trainees from across the globe. Naturally, it is simple to state that you need to choose a subject matter, prepare the newspaper body system…
  • Jan 27

    Socializing from a homeschooler: where you can find more than enough

    Socializing from a homeschooler: where you can find more than enough
    Socialization of a particular homeschooler: getting sufficiently Every writing on homeschooling touches this matter in one way or another – kids’ socialization. This stereotype that kids are sitting close at the structure all…
  • Jan 22

    Explaining Suicide to Youngster

    Explaining Suicide to Youngster
    A personal growth plan theme that is good contains five measures that guide you to do this. Your own personal activity plan can be made by these five ways straightforward, nonetheless successful when integrated. Infact, maintaining your…
Rank this Week: 1959

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black,…

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black, PLLC Blog

Covers DUI and criminal defense.

http://www.aaronblacklaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 31

    Can I be charged with a DUI in Phoenix with a blood alcohol content less than the legal limit?

    Can I be charged with a DUI in Phoenix with a blood alcohol content less than the legal limit?
    As you know, Arizona is a no-tolerance state for driving under the influence (DUI). You can actually be arrested with a blood-alcohol content (BAC) less than the legal limit of 0.08. If the government can prove that your Blood Alcohol…
  • Jan 18

    Dont make Super Bowl 2016 Sunday DUI Monday

    Dont make Super Bowl 2016 Sunday DUI Monday
    Super Bowl is fast approaching. Once again, I do not recommend that you drink when you are out rooting for your team in Phoenix on Super Bowl Sunday. Getting a cab or finding a friend who will be your designated driver to get you to and from…
  • Jul 3

    2015 4th of July DUI Patrol - Ghost car

    2015 4th of July DUI Patrol - Ghost car
    DPS unveils 'ghost' cars for 4th of July DUI enforcement. The new 'ghost' cars have police graphics that make them hard to spot when driving. Each holiday weekend DPS arrest 300-400 people for driving while impaired. Last year alone,…
Rank this Week: 3205

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/
  • Jan 31

    Can You Get A Dismissal When There Are High Alcotest Results In A New Jersey DUI Case?

    Can You Get A Dismissal When There Are High Alcotest Results In A New Jersey DUI Case?
    It is possible to win a dismissal in a New Jersey DUI case even when there are damaging Alcotest results in evidence. The key is working with an experienced DUI defense attorney to attack the allegations against you – and the evidence…
  • Jan 31

    How Do You Get A DUI Charge In New Jersey Dismissed?

    How Do You Get A DUI Charge In New Jersey Dismissed?
    It isn’t easy to get DUI charges in New Jersey dismissed, but when you work with an experienced DUI defense lawyer, you stand the best chance of pushing back against the allegations against you and winning your case. Each prosecution…
  • Jan 31

    How Long Will I Lose My License For DUI In New Jersey If I Blew Above A .10%?

    How Long Will I Lose My License For DUI In New Jersey If I Blew Above A .10%?
    New Jersey imposes enhanced penalties for drunk drivers who are considered especially intoxicated, as indicated by an Alcotest result of .10% or higher. In these cases, you’ll face a license suspension of seven months to one year. When…
Rank this Week: 3773

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2011

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 30

    Public Attitudes Toward Truth in Sentencing

    Public Attitudes Toward Truth in Sentencing
    The final version of my article “Imprisonment Inertia and Public Attitudes Toward ‘Truth in Sentencing'” is now available at the BYU Law Review website.  Coauthored with Darren Wheelock, this article is based…
  • Oct 4

    Marquette Poll Reveals Support for Rehabilitation of Prisoner

    Marquette Poll Reveals Support for Rehabilitation of Prisoner
    For the past four years, Darren Wheelock and I have collaborated with Charles Franklin and the Marquette Law School Poll on a series of surveys of public attitudes toward sentencing and corrections policy in Wisconsin.  Our 2015 results,…
  • Jun 27

    Rodriguez v. United States: Supreme Court Says No to Prolonged Traffic Stop

    Rodriguez v. United States: Supreme Court Says No to Prolonged Traffic Stop
    Earlier this week, the Supreme Court decided City of Los Angeles v. Patel, the fourth and final of its search-and-seizure cases this term. In Patel, the Court overturned a city ordinance requiring hotel operators to share information about…
Rank this Week: 4679

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    The Speedy Trial Clock In Ohio DUI/OVI Cases With Blood Or Urine Test

    The Speedy Trial Clock In Ohio DUI/OVI Cases With Blood Or Urine Test
    Four months after Brittany was arrested and charged with OVI, the government charged her with a second count of OVI. In November, Brittany was arrested for OVI. On the day of her arrest, she submitted a urine sample, and she was charged with…
  • Jan 16

    When Are Miranda Warnings Required In Ohio DUI/OVI Cases?

    When Are Miranda Warnings Required In Ohio DUI/OVI Cases?
    The Miranda warnings are well-known:  “you have the right to remain silent….”  What is not so well-known is when the Miranda warnings are required.  According to Miranda v. Arizona, the warnings must be given…
  • Dec 26

    When Can Tickets Be Amended In Ohio DUI/OVI Cases?

    When Can Tickets Be Amended In Ohio DUI/OVI Cases?
    At the last minute, without warning, the government convicted Demetrius of a more serious offense than with which he was originally charged. Demetrius received a ticket for OVI. The ticket informed him he was charged with a low-tier…
Rank this Week: 2465

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

http://www.lawbabcock.com/blog
  • Jan 30

    El Defenso de Owen Hanson

    El Defenso de Owen Hanson
    I have the honor of representing Owen Hanson in charges related to alleged narcotics (methamphetamine and cocaine) and gambling activity. HIs case, which is filed in the federal criminal court in San Diego, has gotten a great deal of…
  • Jan 30

    Defense of Owen Hanson

    Defense of Owen Hanson
    I have the honor of representing Owen Hanson in charges related to alleged narcotics (methamphetamine and cocaine) and gambling activity. HIs case, which is filed in the federal criminal court in San Diego, has gotten a great deal of…
  • Jul 24

    Of Bridges, Police, And Criminal Defense Attorney

    Of Bridges, Police, And Criminal Defense Attorney
      I just got back from a vacation.  Yes, a vacation for me is taking three days off, driving 500 miles to go fishing, worrying about my clients, putting out a fishing line, catching no fish, worrying more about my clients, and…
Rank this Week: 3370

Psychology of Law and Criminal…

Psychology of Law and Criminal Behavior

By Kenneth Padowitz.

http://www.psychology-criminalbehavior-law.com/
  • Jan 30

    Air Pollution and Violent Crime: Is There a Link?

    Air Pollution and Violent Crime: Is There a Link?
    Previously viewed as manifestation of evil, criminality is now being studied as a cause of prevalent factors in a criminal’s environment. There have been recent studies linking the increase of criminal elements with how it is being…
  • Sep 28

    Portrait of Women as Criminal Offender

    Portrait of Women as Criminal Offender
    The public has a common perception of “the criminal”, which is portrayed, primarily by the media and the entertainment industry, as a bulky, rugged man who is hiding out there in the dark ready to grab an unsuspecting victim.…
  • Aug 17

    Environment’s Role in the Proliferation or Deterrence of Crime

    Environment’s Role in the Proliferation or Deterrence of Crime
    The environment does not have any hand in producing crime, but it can significantly reinforce or deter criminal acts. Small towns with close social interaction tend to have lower crime rates than big cities where people barely know their…
Rank this Week: 2155

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
  • Jan 29

    Reckless Driving Dismissals in January 2016

    Reckless Driving Dismissals in January 2016
    We had a good month, achieving a number of dismissals for reckless driving charges. (One was for an alleged speed of 89 mph in a 55 mph zone.) On January 11, 2016, we had 3 Reckless Driving by Speed dismissals…
  • Nov 5

    5 Clients, Each with 2 Reckless Driving Trials This Year, Avoid 10 Reckless Driving Convictions (5 x 2 = 10)

    5 Clients, Each with 2 Reckless Driving Trials This Year, Avoid 10 Reckless Driving Convictions (5 x 2 = 10)
    DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. Zachary gets his two reckless driving by speed…
  • Nov 5

    Virginia Beach Reckless Driving by Speed (95 in a 55) Reduced

    Virginia Beach Reckless Driving by Speed (95 in a 55) Reduced
    DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. October 22, 2015 – Virginia…
Rank this Week: 2518

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

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

    Another VOP Based Upon Dirty Urine is Thrown Out of Court

    Another VOP Based Upon Dirty Urine is Thrown Out of Court
    How many products these days claim to be “scientifically proven”?  Proven to kill 99% of all germs.  Eliminating 95% of all odors.  Clinically proven to smooth wrinkles, or shrink your belly.  How much…
  • Jan 17

    Free WIll, Determinism, and the Criminal Justice System

    Free WIll, Determinism, and the Criminal Justice System
    Everyone wants to hold criminals responsible for their actions.  This “responsibility” has its foundation in the belief that we all have the free will to choose right from wrong.  What if free will is just an…
  • Jan 11

    Shoplifting and Technology

    Shoplifting and Technology
    There are plenty of legends surrounding wealthy people.  For example, people assume you’re happy if you have lots of money, and several studies support this.  Also, people assume you’re smart if you have lots of money.…
Rank this Week: 4662

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David L. Freidberg, P.C.

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

    Parole Release: Who is Eligible and When

    Parole Release: Who is Eligible and When
    Pursuant to Illinois law, all prison inmates are eligible for parole unless they have accepted a fixed release established by the Prison Review Board. The guidelines for determining eligibility for parole consideration are when a minimum term…
  • Jan 27

    Crime in the City

    Crime in the City
    What is the nature of crime and can it be controlled? From the beginning of time, starting with the story of Cain and Abel, society has been perplexed with crime and its impact on how we interact with each other on a daily basis. Perhaps it…
  • Jan 22

    What is the Difference Between Probation and Parole?

    What is the Difference Between Probation and Parole?
    Probation If you are sentenced to probation, you have been given a sentence with lesser jail time than usual because you may be a first time offender, and a probation time period is attached to the sentence which indicates that any violation…
Rank this Week: 3008

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Jan 29

    SPECIAL DEFENSES FOR ILLINOIS DUI

    SPECIAL DEFENSES FOR ILLINOIS DUI
    Despite what you hear about criminal defendants “getting off on a technicality,” that really doesn’t happen very often. Most appellate courts are reluctant to let an otherwise guilty defendant go free if they can find any…
  • Jan 8

    DO I HAVE TO TAKE A PRELIMINARY BREATH TEST IN ILLINOIS?

    DO I HAVE TO TAKE A PRELIMINARY BREATH TEST IN ILLINOIS?
    If you are stopped for a traffic violation and the officer suspects you of DUI, he or she might ask you to take a preliminary breath test (PBT). Can you refuse? Under Illinois statute, if an officer has a reasonable … Continue reading…
  • Dec 8

    NON-CITIZEN DEFENDANTS, BEWARE! COURTS NEED NOT WARN YOU ABOUT THE IMMIGRATION CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR GUILTY PLEA

    NON-CITIZEN DEFENDANTS, BEWARE! COURTS NEED NOT WARN YOU ABOUT THE IMMIGRATION CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR GUILTY PLEA
    Decades ago, when a non-U.S. citizen was convicted on a charge such as DUI, their lawyer could tell them not to worry about their immigration status. It was highly unlikely that the government would bother to deport you. Those times ……
Rank this Week: 2310

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

Answers common questions regarding California criminal proceedings. By Graham Donath.

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • Jan 29

    Your Guide to California’s New Police Law

    Your Guide to California’s New Police Law
    As of late 2015, California has two new laws regarding police shooting cases and police recordings. Both pieces of legislation were passed in light of the civil unrest and attention to police misconduct around the country. Here’s what…
  • Jan 25

    Juvie and Gang Crimes: 8 Signs Your Child May Be in a Gang

    Juvie and Gang Crimes: 8 Signs Your Child May Be in a Gang
    Gang involvement is a serious problem in southern California, and many dangerous gangs operate in and around the Riverside area. These groups indoctrinate children into their organizations, and once you’re in a gang, it’s…
  • Jan 22

    How Social Media Can Weaken Your Defense in a Criminal Case

    How Social Media Can Weaken Your Defense in a Criminal Case
    Some people live out their lives on social media. They post everything that happens to them, from their first coffee in the morning until their fight with a boyfriend or girlfriend at night. Unfortunately, these social interactions can be…
Rank this Week: 2682

New Jersey Lawyer News

New Jersey Lawyer News

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

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

    DACA Expansion

    DACA Expansion
    (This is part two of our three-part series on the development of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, with a look at President Obama’s its proposed expansion and the development of DAPA) On November 20, 2014, President Obama…
  • Jan 21

    Initial DACA Grant

    Initial DACA Grant
    (This begins our three-part series on the development of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, its proposed expansion, DAPA, and the recent developments in the US Supreme Court) On June 15, 2012, President Barack Obama unveiled the Deferred…
  • Jan 8

    Immigration Officials Raid Central American Familie

    Immigration Officials Raid Central American Familie
    Over the weekend, immigration officials stayed true to their word and began their next phase of immigration law enforcement against Central American nationals who have received a final order of removal from an immigration judge in recent…
Rank this Week: 2247

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

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

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

    The Requirements of an Administrative Checkpoint

    The Requirements of an Administrative Checkpoint
    An Administrative Checkpoint Must Conform to Statutory Requirements An administrative checkpoint is a court order which allows law enforcement to stop vehicle traffic for specified purposes, always with an aim to find drivers and others who…
  • Sep 21

    What Does “Promptly” Mean Under Rule 1102?

    What Does “Promptly” Mean Under Rule 1102?
    Rule 1102 Allows Reliable Hearsay At Preliminary Hearings At a preliminary hearing the Utah Rules of Evidence allow for the admission of “reliable hearsay,” and further provides a definition of “reliable hearsay.” Part…
  • 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 ……
Rank this Week: 4549

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

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

    New Rules for Motions Before A Court Commissioner

    New Rules for Motions Before A Court Commissioner
    Notice Requirements Have Changed for Commissioner Hearings The rules have changed for motion practice before court commissioners, specifically Rule 101 of the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure. One of the important changes is the previously short…
  • Dec 30

    What is a Criminal Pretrial Protective Order?

    What is a Criminal Pretrial Protective Order?
    Criminal Pretrial Protective Order and Domestic Violence You may have heard of a civil protective order, which permits an individual who has been the victim of violence or threats of violence by a cohabitant to restrain the aggressor from…
  • Nov 18

    Challenging a Criminal Sentence Imposed by a Judge

    Challenging a Criminal Sentence Imposed by a Judge
    Does a Judge Have Unfettered Discretion in Imposing a Criminal Sentence? When a criminal defendant has either plead guilty to a charge or been found guilty by a jury, the next step in the court proceedings is called “sentencing.”…
Rank this Week: 2296

No Papered: A Washington DC DUI…

No Papered: A Washington DC DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Scrofano Law.

http://blog.scrofanolaw.com/
  • Jan 28

    DC DUI Catch-22: Why Sleeping It Off Can Still Lead to an Arrest

    DC DUI Catch-22: Why Sleeping It Off Can Still Lead to an Arrest
    What started out as a mission to satisfy a late-night craving, ended in disaster for one Florida man when a police officer found him sleeping in his car at a Taco Bell drive-thru. As explained in a recent Los Angeles Times article, the driver…
  • Jan 19

    Repairing the Impaired: DC’s Ignition Interlock Device Program

    Repairing the Impaired: DC’s Ignition Interlock Device Program
    As previously discussed, if you are arrested in the District of Columbia for a DUI, the DMV will most likely suspend or revoke your license for a period of 6 months to 2 years depending on various factors. However, the DC DMV offe rs an…
  • Jan 7

    Reinstating Your License After a DC DUI Conviction

    Reinstating Your License After a DC DUI Conviction
    A likely consequence of a DC DUI conviction is the suspension or revocation of your license.  In the District of Columbia, if you are convicted for a DUI, the DMV will automatically initiate procedures against you to either suspend…
Rank this Week: 2794

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

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

    What Are My Rights at Airports and Borders?

    What Are My Rights at Airports and Borders?
    Are you traveling from Florida anytime soon? Will you be at the Palm Beach International Airport? Do you know what your rights are? It’s important to know your rights so that you can exercise them if… The post What Are My Rights…
  • Jan 21

    When Are My Rights If I Am Not a U.S. Citizen?

    When Are My Rights If I Am Not a U.S. Citizen?
    The American Civil Liberties Union provided the following information about this topic: Non-citizens are persons who do not have U.S. citizenship, including lawful permanent residents, refugees and asylum seekers, persons who have permission…
  • Jan 14

    When Can the Police Search My Home or Office? | West Palm Beach | Criminal Defense Attorney

    When Can the Police Search My Home or Office? | West Palm Beach | Criminal Defense Attorney
    When it comes to police home or office searches in Florida, a lot of people have questions and concerns regarding the legality of the searches and what their rights are during a search. When are … The post When Can the Police Search My…
Rank this Week: 3663

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

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

    Alleged fake cancer diagnosis results in criminal charge

    Alleged fake cancer diagnosis results in criminal charge
    Georgia police arrested an area woman after claiming that she preyed on the generosity of others in order to gather donations for herself. Her criminal charges consist of one felony and one misdemeanor charge, although authorities have…
  • Jan 14

    Criminal charges filed against Georgia woman suspected of heist

    Criminal charges filed against Georgia woman suspected of heist
    U.S. Marshals recently took a 24-year-old woman into custody on accusations of committing multiple jewelry store heists. Arrested in Georgia where most of the alleged robberies took place, authorities suspect that she might be connected to…
  • Jan 5

    State Senator drafting bill to slash number of felony charge

    State Senator drafting bill to slash number of felony charge
    Possessing marijuana in the state of Georgia is a felony that can land defendants behind bars for a significant length of time. In comparison to misdemeanor charges, felony charges generally carry much more severe consequences if a conviction…
Rank this Week: 2499

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

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

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

    New Traffic Laws in New Hampshire – What to Expect in 2016

    New Traffic Laws in New Hampshire – What to Expect in 2016
    As of the New Year 2016, NH has a host of new motor vehicle laws. These new laws cover fines or penalties incurred for specific traffic violations, as well as conditions where a New Hampshire driver may be liable for getting cited and…
  • Dec 31

    New Year’s Driving Safety Tips 2016 In New Hampshire

    New Year’s Driving Safety Tips 2016 In New Hampshire
    Drive safely this New Year's Eve. Avoid DUI arrests and car accident's by not drinking and driving. Ring in the New Year safely !
  • Dec 22

    Should You File a Claim After A Slip And Fall Accident in NH

    Should You File a Claim After A Slip And Fall Accident in NH
    Legal claims and lawsuits are serious business. But if you have been injured due to someone else's carelessness, you should consult with an experienced injury attorney right away.
Rank this Week: 2048

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4296

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
Rank this Week: 1929

White Collar Alert

White Collar Alert

Provides news and insight to counsel and legal observers concerning white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, government litigation and regulatory compliance. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://whitecollarblog.mmwr.com
Rank this Week: 2841

New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2026

New Jersey Criminal Lawyer Blog

New Jersey Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Office of Michael Pastacaldi, LLC.

http://www.pastalaw.com/
  • Jan 23

    Amnesty for Cooperation: The U-Visa Program

    Amnesty for Cooperation: The U-Visa Program
    Recently, congress passed a law creating the “U-Visa” program which provides legal status to illegal immigrants who are victims of crimes such as sexual assault or domestic violence and other serious crimes. The purpose is to…
  • Jan 2

    The “Affluenza defense”: A Criminal Defense Attorney’s Hail Mary

    The “Affluenza defense”: A Criminal Defense Attorney’s Hail Mary
    As criminal defense lawyers, we’ve all been there. A client with little to no defense while facing serious charges. You reach back into the file, re-read the entire record, and hope something will jump out at you in hopes of something…
  • Dec 20

    DUI and The Right of Refusal: The US Supreme Court to Decide

    DUI and The Right of Refusal: The US Supreme Court to Decide
    The United States Supreme decided this past week to hear cases stemming out of North Dakota and Minnesota concerning the constitutionality of criminalizing the refusal of breathalyzer tests. The legal issue in question concerns law…
Rank this Week: 2206

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers arrests, criminal appeals, drug offenses, federal crimes and searches and seizure in Texas. By Michael J. Brown.

http://www.texascriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2264

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
  • Jan 22

    [ANALYSIS] Deputy Peraza Stands His Ground Against Prosecutor

    [ANALYSIS] Deputy Peraza Stands His Ground Against Prosecutor
    I can almost hear the moans coming from the State Attorney’s Office this week.  Poor guys, can even a week go by without another bombshell motion being filed in the Peraza case? Last week we learned Jermaine McBean,…
  • Jan 12

    Understanding Why Florida’s Death Penalty is Unconstitutional

    Understanding Why Florida’s Death Penalty is Unconstitutional
    For very basic reasons that any first year law student could appreciate, Florida’s death penalty has been declared unconstitutional. Now before you jump out of your seat, understand what this means – not that capital…
  • Jan 7

    Bombshell New Evidence in Deputy Peraza Case

    Bombshell New Evidence in Deputy Peraza Case
    I am so utterly disgusted with the prosecution of this case.  If you thought Deputy Peraza was innocent before, wait until you hear about the Motion to Compel Mental Health Records filed by his attorney, Eric Schwartzreich, yesterday.…
Rank this Week: 2199

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

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

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Jan 22

    “Rulezizrulez:” The Law of Rules v. The Rule of Law

    “Rulezizrulez:” The Law of Rules v. The Rule of Law
    Yesterday, the State of Alabama murdered a man to teach him – and presumably potential future murderers of people – that murdering people is wrong. The man’s name was Christopher Eugene Brooks. Alone, this…
  • Jan 19

    Red Herrings & Cop Apologetic

    Red Herrings & Cop Apologetic
    It is in vogue right now – at least over at Fault Lines on the Mimesis Law website – to remind people that cops allegedly have dangerous jobs, because they often travel to the scene of situations that could be dangerous for them.…
  • Jan 5

    Insanity & “The Law”

    Insanity & “The Law”
    Let me start with this: this post is not about the insanity defense, or about people accused of crimes who utilize some psychologically-oriented defense to escape punishment for their offenses. I even added scare quotes to the title partly to…
Rank this Week: 4452

San Antonio Traffic Ticket Blog

San Antonio Traffic Ticket Blog

Covers traffic tickets, speeding ticket defense, moving and non-moving violations, local court information. By Coquat Law Firm.

http://www.trafficticketsa.com/Blog/
  • Jan 22

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day Traffic Ticket

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day Traffic Ticket
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA Do you have a Martin Luther King Jr. Day Traffic Ticket? Many people had Monday off this week for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Everyone loves a three day weekend, but no one loves a traffic ticket. If…
  • Dec 3

    Lyft Returns to San Antonio. Lyft Traffic Tickets.

    Lyft Returns to San Antonio. Lyft Traffic Tickets.
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA Lyft is back in San Antonio. Lyft has officially joined Uber in bringing ride sharing back to San Antonio. But watch out. You do not want to end up with with a Lyft traffic ticket. What you need to…
  • Oct 28

    Everything you need to know about a San Antonio Red Light Traffic Ticket

    Everything you need to know about a San Antonio Red Light Traffic Ticket
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA In San Antonio it is incredibly common to see someone rush through a red light on your daily commute. Although less common drivers can get pulled over by the police for not stopping at the light. If you…
Rank this Week: 3255

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 21

    Guilt or Innocence and How Things Really Work in Criminal Case

    Guilt or Innocence and How Things Really Work in Criminal Case
    It does my heart good to see the comments people are making on our Facebook page about my last post discussing the Steven Avery murder case and the Netflix series Making of a Murderer. It makes me think that what I am trying to do…
  • Jan 13

    Making a Murderer

    Making a Murderer
    It has been tough getting into the swing of things after the holidays. It’s not because there is nothing to talk about; quite the contrary. With Affluenza Teens and Bill Cosby and stand-offs on Federal Land it’s an embarrassment…
  • Dec 19

    “Women Lawyers”

    “Women Lawyers”
    ‘Women Lawyers’. I really hate that term. I mean, what does it mean anyway? Real lawyers are men? You never hear someone say ‘Men Lawyers’. I just don’t get it, and never have. No, I’m not some perfect…
Rank this Week: 4649

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3291

Federal Prison Blog

Federal Prison Blog

Covers criminal law. By Frost Bussert LLC.

http://www.federalprisonblog.com/
  • Jan 21

    Devaluing Human Dignity

    Devaluing Human Dignity
    I have written before about the Bureau of Prisons’ atrocious performance serving as gatekeeper for “compassionate release” motions under 18 U.S.C. § 3582(c)(1) (and Guideline Section 1B1.13). Sadly, matters have…
  • Jan 4

    Understanding RDAP

    Understanding RDAP
    Last May, I had the pleasure of presenting via a webinar sponsored by the Association of Federal Defense Attorneys: Understanding the BOP’s 500-Hour Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP). That program, which runs more than an…
  • Oct 5

    Lockdown on Rikers—New Book

    Lockdown on Rikers—New Book
    The use of solitary confinement by corrections systems, including the Bureau of Prisons, has drawn increasing scrutiny in recent years (see, for example, here and here). In this regard, Mary Buser, a former Assistant Unit Chief in the Mental…
Rank this Week: 2801

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.trafficticketlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2230

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 20

    South Florida Police Task Force under Money Laundering Federal Investigation

    South Florida Police Task Force under Money Laundering Federal Investigation
    Some would say that the exclusive island village of Bal Harbour, Florida doesn’t even need a police department. With a population of just more than 2,500 residents; as of the latest census, the town’s crime rate is minimal in…
  • Dec 19

    Five Broward County Residents Settle Insider Trading Charges with SEC

    Five Broward County Residents Settle Insider Trading Charges with SEC
    In early November, 2011, an unnamed board member of Pharmasset Inc., a New Jersey based pharmaceutical company that developed a drug named sofosbuvir, (brand name Sovaldi) which had promising results in the treatment of hepatitis C met with…
  • Nov 17

    Four South Florida Residents Plead Guilty to Synthetic Drug Conspiracy Charge

    Four South Florida Residents Plead Guilty to Synthetic Drug Conspiracy Charge
    A recent example of enforcement of these new laws is a case involving Saiful Hossain, who worked in his father’s grocery store in Hillsborough County. In 2012, the business was selling the synthetic drug openly before new laws were…
Rank this Week: 3677