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Environmental Crimes Blog

Environmental Crimes Blog

Covers environmental crimes and enforcement, from pre-trial to trial strategy. By Walter D. James III.

http://environmentalblog.typepad.com/environmental_crimes_blog/
  • Aug 12

    Yates to USAO Manuel to OSHA (no more Tinkers to Evers to Chance)

    Yates to USAO Manuel to OSHA (no more Tinkers to Evers to Chance)
    An issue that has come to the forefront for the USDOJ is the decided lack of the prosecution of individuals in environmental criminal matters. In response, the USDOJ has hardened its stance as to the prosecution of individuals who engage...
  • Jul 18

    “Next Gen” Enforcement – An Example

    “Next Gen” Enforcement – An Example
    There has been a considerable “uptick” in civil Consent Agreement and Final Orders (“CAFOs”) executed by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (“USEPA”) Region 6. I have heard from numerous…
  • Jul 6

    One Texas County’s Enforcement Action

    One Texas County’s Enforcement Action
    Hunt County, Texas is aggressive in its enforcement actions and has retained a private law firm to prosecute an environmental enforcement action for the alleged illegal disposal of waste material. The private law firm was retained on a…
Rank this Week: 2920

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Aug 12

    Nurse practitioner facing criminal charges for use of database

    Nurse practitioner facing criminal charges for use of database
    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation claims that a Georgia woman violated a state law regarding the usage of a prescription database. The medical professional has since been arrested and is facing criminal charges related to the alleged…
  • Jul 29

    Georgia man facing criminal charges over warrant mistake

    Georgia man facing criminal charges over warrant mistake
    A man was taken into custody on allegations of obstruction when Georgia police officers mistook him for a different person. His criminal charges now include a violation of probation, which could potentially send him to jail for as long as...
  • Jul 15

    Journalist hit with felony charges for request of open record

    Journalist hit with felony charges for request of open record
    Freedom of the press is a constitutional right granted to journalists, publishers and other individuals involved in the journalism profession. This important right protects these individuals from being unfairly censored while doing their…
Rank this Week: 2992

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3261

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 2416

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 10

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Quashes DUI Appeal as Untimely

    Pennsylvania Superior Court Quashes DUI Appeal as Untimely
    The Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently quashed Zebrick Hyreshie Jones’s appeal from his DUI judgement as untimely. In April 2014, Trooper Allar arrived beside a disabled vehicle on the shoulder of I-81. Trooper Allar observed…
  • Aug 2

    Strict DUI Laws in Rio de Janeiro

    Strict DUI Laws in Rio de Janeiro
    Many people from around the United States are traveling to Brazil to cheer on Team USA in the Olympics which starts in 3 days.  To many just attending an olympic games is a bucket list item which can be exhilarating and something…
  • Jul 15

    Pennsylvania Police Adjust to New DUI Laws Mandated by Supreme Court

    Pennsylvania Police Adjust to New DUI Laws Mandated by Supreme Court
    In the wake of the Fourth of July, historically known for its high rate of drunk-driving fatalities nationally, Pennsylvania police departments have been enforcing new DUI rules mandated by the recent Supreme Court ruling in Birchfield v.…
Rank this Week: 2490

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: 2883

Federal Prison Blog

Federal Prison Blog

Covers criminal law. By Frost Bussert LLC.

http://www.federalprisonblog.com/
  • Aug 9

    Please Help a Good Cause

    Please Help a Good Cause
    Like a growing number of jurisdictions, the District of Connecticut has a Support Court program (reentry court) that works closely with individuals on federal supervised release, as well as a select number of defendants who have plead guilty…
  • 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 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…
Rank this Week: 2288

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
  • Aug 8

    First Steps to Take After a Los Angeles Hit and Run Arrest

    First Steps to Take After a Los Angeles Hit and Run Arrest
    A Hit and Run does not always lead to an immediate arrest. Oftentimes, you receive a letter from the police department, a phone call ,or even a personal visit. This does not mean you have been charged with a Hit and Run, it just means that…
  • Aug 1

    Insurance Fraud in a Los Angeles Hit and Run Case

    Insurance Fraud in a Los Angeles Hit and Run Case
    Often times when a person has committed a Hit and Run, they are afraid of the consequences. They tend to panic and make irrational choices that can get them into additional trouble. One of the most common things a person does that gets them…
  • Aug 1

    Will my Los Angeles Criminal Offense Be Charged as a Felony or a Misdemeanor?

    Will my Los Angeles Criminal Offense Be Charged as a Felony or a Misdemeanor?
    There is a significant difference between offenses that are charged as Misdemeanors and those that are filed as Felonies. Misdemeanors generally have lower sentences and consequences, and do not emphasize a seriousness that felonies carry…
Rank this Week: 3508

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Find Arizona criminal laws and information for criminal defense defendants by Tempe AZ lawyer criminal defense attorney and Arizona drunk driving legal representation.

http://blog.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Aug 8

    One of the Most Important Reasons to Resolve Your Warrant

    One of the Most Important Reasons to Resolve Your Warrant
    The US Supreme Court determined that even though the stop was unlawful, the drug evidence could be admitted and used against him obtain a drug conviction. In this article we will outline the US Supreme Court decision; featured topics related…
  • Jul 25

    Entrapment: The Most Important Requirement for Your Defense Revealed

    Entrapment: The Most Important Requirement for Your Defense Revealed
    In a recent case the Arizona Supreme Court held that the entrapment defense afforded under A.R.S. 13-206, is reserved for cases in which the defendant admits to the substantial elements of the crime. Put simply, this means that if the…
  • Jul 4

    How to Avoid Dangers of High BAC and Extreme DUI in Summer Month

    How to Avoid Dangers of High BAC and Extreme DUI in Summer Month
    Excessive drinking while being exposed to the sun intensifies the effects of alcohol which can lead to injury, high BAC levels and Extreme DUI. This article features 20 alcohol & DUI Safety Tips; 7 Facts about high BAC; Arizona’s…
Rank this Week: 3319

Rhode Island Criminal Lawyer Blog

Rhode Island Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Joseph Lamy.

http://www.rhodeislandcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    How to Choose a DUI Attorney

    How to Choose a DUI Attorney
    The good folks over at Huffington Post have written an article about hiring the right DUI attorney for your case.  Over 1 million people are arrested across the country for DUI and every one of them needs to hire an attorney with the…
  • Aug 4

    Facing a Financial Crisis one Public Defender Assigns a Case to the Governor

    Facing a Financial Crisis one Public Defender Assigns a Case to the Governor
    Facing a financial crisis and critical shortage of attorneys, the public defender for the State of Missouri utilized a little known but valid state law to assign a case to the Governor of the state.  I love this story and the outside the…
  • Jul 27

    New Trials Possible Following Falsified Lab Result

    New Trials Possible Following Falsified Lab Result
    The Massachusetts highest Court ruled to allow those convicted of drug charges involving the disgraced lab chemist, Annie Dookhan, to seek a new trial.  The story began years ago when Ms. Dookhan, then a chemist at a Massachusetts Public…
Rank this Week: 1932

New Jersey Lawyer News

New Jersey Lawyer News

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

http://www.newjerseylawyernews.com/
  • Aug 5

    601A Expansion effective August 29, 2016

    601A Expansion effective August 29, 2016
    Typically, a foreign national who has accrued more than one hundred eighty (180) days but less than one year of unlawful presence is subject to a three (3) year bar from returning the US after a departure. A foreign national who has accrued…
  • Jun 28

    A Journey to Freedom

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

    DACA/DAPA Before the SCOTUS

    DACA/DAPA Before the SCOTUS
    (This is the final part of our three-part series with a look at DACA in the courts and how recent developments in the US Supreme Court will affect this program) In our previous articles, we spoke about the inception of DACA, the proposed DACA…
Rank this Week: 2700

Law Blog

Law Blog

By Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C.

http://www.theharrisburglawyers.com/law-blog/
  • Aug 5

    Attorney Caraciolo to speak at Cannabis Career Institute Seminar in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

    Attorney Caraciolo to speak at Cannabis Career Institute Seminar in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
    Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C., is thrilled to announce that Attorney Joseph D. Caraciolo will be speaking at the Cannabis Career Institute Seminar on the fundamentals of state law and federal law, answering questions regarding case law,…
  • Aug 5

    The Right to Divorce for Same-Sex Couple

    The Right to Divorce for Same-Sex Couple
    The recent U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges declared unconstitutional any state law which prohibited same-sex marriage.   This ruling not only protects a same-sex couple’s right to marry, but also their right…
  • May 9

    Do Grandparents have Standing to Pursue Custody of a Grandchild?

    Do Grandparents have Standing to Pursue Custody of a Grandchild?
    Does Grandmother who has been involved in her Grandchild’s life since birth, who has been a babysitter and substantially aided in raising the child, including periods when the Mother and Child lived with her, but has not had custody of…
Rank this Week: 3199

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal defense and DUI law. By Hoffman & Associates.

http://www.losangelesduilawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 4

    First Steps to Take After a Los Angeles DUI Arrest

    First Steps to Take After a Los Angeles DUI Arrest
    If you have been stopped for suspicion of driving while intoxicated, it is important to remember that you have not yet been convicted. In order to be convicted a plea or a finding of guilty needs to be entered. If you have not had a trial, or…
  • Jul 28

    Probation Violations in a Los Angeles DUI Case

    Probation Violations in a Los Angeles DUI Case
    If you are on probation and have been arrested for a second criminal offense, the consequences can be very serious. You would not only be charged, if prosecutors decide to press charges, with a criminal offense for which you have been…
  • Jun 30

    Potential Consequences of a Los Angeles DUI

    Potential Consequences of a Los Angeles DUI
    A person may be charged for a DUI under two different code sections: California Vehicle Code §23152, and California Vehicle Code §23153. If a person is charged under California Vehicle Code §23152, it is likely a misdemeanor.…
Rank this Week: 4777

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Aug 4

    Charged with a Crime in Texas? What NOT to Do

    Charged with a Crime in Texas? What NOT to Do
    Mistakes are a normal part of life. For many people, mistakes are an important part of the learning process. A close call or a near miss can actually be a sobering reminder of why you shouldn’t have been doing something dangerous or…
  • Aug 3

    Child Killer John Battaglia Fights Execution on Grounds of Mental Incompetency

    Child Killer John Battaglia Fights Execution on Grounds of Mental Incompetency
    A former accountant from Dallas who murdered his two daughters in 2001, has been moved from death row as a fight goes on to prove his mental incompetency. The Dallas Morning News reported on how John Battaglia had been due to be executed in…
  • Jul 26

    Rape Victim Files Lawsuit After Being Jailed in Texa

    Rape Victim Files Lawsuit After Being Jailed in Texa
    The tactics of prosecutors in Texas often make headlines for the wrong kinds of reasons but an incident in which a rape victim was jailed in Houston is shocking even by the standards of the Lone Star State. In Harris County, a prosecutor…
Rank this Week: 2443

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/
  • Aug 3

    2016 American Heart Association Heart Walk

    2016 American Heart Association Heart Walk
    My Firm and I have committed to support this year's American Heart Association Heart Walk. Why? Because I like to be an advocate. That's what I do.
  • Jul 12

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

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

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

    U.S. Supreme Court Adopts View Expressed in Amicus Brief Co-Authored by Firm Attorney
    Representing the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Miami Chapter, Firm attorneys Howard Srebnick and Joshua Shore co-authored an amicus brief in support of the defendants in the Supreme Court of the United States in Puerto…
Rank this Week: 3507

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Discusses Georgia DUI defenses. By Douglas B. Chanco.

http://chancolaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 3

    QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR PROSPECTIVE DUI INJURY ATTORNEY

    QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR PROSPECTIVE DUI INJURY ATTORNEY
    Before you decide to hire a DUI injury lawyer, it is your right to ask probing questions until you are completely satisfied.  After all, you are the client and you will be paying the lawyer’s fee, so you need to know some…
  • Jul 27

    TOP 5 THINGS TO DO AFTER YOU’VE BEEN IN A DUI ACCIDENT

    TOP 5 THINGS TO DO AFTER YOU’VE BEEN IN A DUI ACCIDENT
    Being in a car accident is a difficult ordeal.  Blood, fractures and injuries can add to the frightening experience.  However, maintaining one’s focus and composure is important in order to document the events of the…
  • Jul 20

    COMMON ADJUSTER TRICKS: DISCOURAGING LEGAL HELP

    COMMON ADJUSTER TRICKS: DISCOURAGING LEGAL HELP
    Insurance adjusters know that if you represent yourself with a Georgia injury lawyer, it often means more cost to the insurance company. Therefore, the insurance adjuster will make it seem to you that you do not need legal help. Regardless of…
Rank this Week: 3408

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/
  • Aug 2

    What to Look for When Appealing a Sentence

    What to Look for When Appealing a Sentence
    We expect our experience with American court systems to be fair, in the same way that we expect our experience with the Chinese court system to be unfair. GnR, final song Friday night, Paradise City To that end, it is the appeal process…
  • Jun 25

    Can A Long, Legal Sentence Violate the Constitution?

    Can A Long, Legal Sentence Violate the Constitution?
    “Comparison is the death of joy.”  – Mark Twain Our brains are constantly sizing up other people, and it should come as no surprise that there is always someone with less body fat and a bigger bank account.…
  • Jun 17

    New Law for Technical Violations of Probation

    New Law for Technical Violations of Probation
    Rum Point, Grand Cayman Every profession has its own language, and its hard for outsiders to grasp what’s happening, especially given the acronyms thrown around.  Our military excels at the creation of acronyms.  For example,…
Rank this Week: 4662

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blawg

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

http://www.illinoisduilawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 4988

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog covers DWI/DWAI, traffic violations, gun crimes, weapon crimes, prostitution, and other criminal offenses. By New York attorneys, Tilem & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1905

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

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

    Don’t Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Should Do Today! The Repercussions of Delaying a Bankruptcy Filing

    Don’t Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Should Do Today! The Repercussions of Delaying a Bankruptcy Filing
    Filing for bankruptcy can be a very difficult and stressful process for many Georgian families who are in a constant state of worry because they cannot meet their monthly bills. Because the decision to “take the bankruptcy plunge”…
  • Jun 14

    Do I REALLY Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer?

    Do I REALLY Need a Bankruptcy Lawyer?
    One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from our Georgian friends and neighbors is, “Do I really need a bankruptcy lawyer?” Since bankruptcy lawyers charge fees to file a client’s bankruptcy case, a person who…
  • Jun 14

    Financial Tips for New Graduate

    Financial Tips for New Graduate
    Congratulations! Whether you just graduated from a Georgia high school, college, law school, or medical school, you should give yourself a big pat on the back for all of your accomplishments and for entering a new and exciting chapter in your…
Rank this Week: 2532

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Two Arrested in Miami for Alleged Extortion of Social Media Star

    Two Arrested in Miami for Alleged Extortion of Social Media Star
    Two South Florida residents have been arrested after police claim they threatened to leak sexually explicit images of social media star “YesJulz” unless she paid them. A 28-year-old and a 33-year-old were arrested Friday on…
  • Jul 26

    Three Charged in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme In Miami

    Three Charged in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme In Miami
    Three people have been convicted of alleged Medicare and Medicaid fraud in a $1 billion scheme in Miami. “This is the largest single criminal healthcare fraud case ever brought against individuals by the Department of Justice,”…
  • Jul 20

    South Florida Doctor Gets 3 Years for Medicare Fraud

    South Florida Doctor Gets 3 Years for Medicare Fraud
    A South Florida doctor will spend more than three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to falsely diagnosing hundreds of patients in a Medicare fraud scheme. Court records show the 57-year-old Delray Beach doctor was also ordered…
Rank this Week: 2182

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland DUI news, updates and commentary. Published by Goldstein & Stamm, P.A.

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 28

    NCDD Summer Session hits it out of the park

    NCDD Summer Session hits it out of the park
    The National College for DUI Defense (www.ncdd.com) just completed its annual summer session held in Cambridge Massachusetts.  The session featured large lectures, small lectures, breakouts, and small elective seminars. Topics…
  • Jul 22

    Speaking out against Trump

    Speaking out against Trump
    I will repeat the well known quote from Martin Niemöller: First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out – Because I was not a Socialist. Continue reading The post Speaking out against Trump appeared first on…
  • Jun 23

    The Incredible Shrinking Fourth Amendment

    The Incredible Shrinking Fourth Amendment
    The Supreme Court decided two Fourth Amendment cases this week that diminish our freedom from police searches.  The Fourth Amendment says: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against…
Rank this Week: 3420

Joel Heiligman's DUI Blawg

Joel Heiligman's DUI Blawg

Covers issues related to DUI/DWI, and criminal defense in Minnesota and the surrounding Midwest.

http://www.joelheiligmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team
    Twins pitching coach Neil Allen has returned to the team, just under 2 months after a leave of absence due to a DWI arrest. “They could have very easily told me to take a hike. They could have thrown me to the curb, and they…
  • Jun 23

    SCOTUS Upholds Warrantless Breath Tests, Strikes Down Warrantless Blood Tests for MN

    SCOTUS Upholds Warrantless Breath Tests, Strikes Down Warrantless Blood Tests for MN
    The highest court in the land has made its voice heard on Minnesota’s warrantless BAC testing laws, upholding one section, while striking down the other. On Thursday, June 23rd, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that officials in the state…
  • May 5

    U.S. Supreme Court Examines If Warrantless BAC Testing Is Unconstitutional

    U.S. Supreme Court Examines If Warrantless BAC Testing Is Unconstitutional
    If you’re pulled over because you’re suspected of driving drunk, do you have a right to refuse an alcohol test? That very question was put before the U.S. Supreme Court on April 20th as the 8 justices weighed whether or not to…
Rank this Week: 2563

The D.U.I. Blog

The D.U.I. Blog

Covers criminal court cases including D.U.I., drug law, assaults and other issues. By Joel Heiligman.

http://www.joelheiligmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 25

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team
    Twins pitching coach Neil Allen has returned to the team, just under 2 months after a leave of absence due to a DWI arrest. “They could have very easily told me to take a hike. They could have thrown me to the curb, and they…
  • Jun 23

    SCOTUS Upholds Warrantless Breath Tests, Strikes Down Warrantless Blood Tests for MN

    SCOTUS Upholds Warrantless Breath Tests, Strikes Down Warrantless Blood Tests for MN
    The highest court in the land has made its voice heard on Minnesota’s warrantless BAC testing laws, upholding one section, while striking down the other. On Thursday, June 23rd, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that officials in the state…
  • May 5

    U.S. Supreme Court Examines If Warrantless BAC Testing Is Unconstitutional

    U.S. Supreme Court Examines If Warrantless BAC Testing Is Unconstitutional
    If you’re pulled over because you’re suspected of driving drunk, do you have a right to refuse an alcohol test? That very question was put before the U.S. Supreme Court on April 20th as the 8 justices weighed whether or not to…
Rank this Week: 2408

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

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

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • Jul 25

    Rule 403 Applicability and Unfair Prejudice

    Rule 403 Applicability and Unfair Prejudice
    Rule 403 Can Be Used to Omit Relevant Evidence The Utah Supreme Court recently addressed the applicability of Rule 403 of the Utah Ruels of Evidence in State v. Cuttler, 2015 UT 95. In that case, James Cuttler was charged with vaginally…
  • Jun 29

    Does Claim Preclusion Apply When a Prosecutor Is Not Involved?

    Does Claim Preclusion Apply When a Prosecutor Is Not Involved?
    Police Initiated Charges Without Prosecutorial Involvement Does Not Implicate Claim Preclusion In November of 2011, Ririe was pulled over on a police officer’s suspicion of drunk driving. The officer saw an open beer can in the car and…
  • Jun 22

    What is Consent in a Rape Case?

    What is Consent in a Rape Case?
    Analyzing Consent – State v. Barela, 2015 UT 22 This was an appeal from a conviction of Barela of first-degree rape at a Massage Envy studio. Barela challenged the sufficiency of the evidence to establish that the victim of the alleged…
Rank this Week: 4552

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: 2473

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers…

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.newyorktheftandlarcenylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3152

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, divorce, DUI, criminal defense and general litigation.

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • Jul 20

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What You Must Know About “The Means Test”

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: What You Must Know About “The Means Test”
    When going through bankruptcy, most people prefer chapter 7 because it is better able to wipe out debts completely, rather than just restructure them so they can still be repaid. In order to qualify for a chapter 7 bankruptcy, however, you…
  • Jul 15

    Utah Divorce: Understanding the Division of Property

    Utah Divorce: Understanding the Division of Property
    Whenever going through a divorce in Utah, the ideal solution for splitting up assets is to work together to come up with a way to divide everything up that works for both parties. This may be able to be done using a mediator or other…
  • Jul 10

    Don’t Be a Victim of False Domestic Violence Accusation

    Don’t Be a Victim of False Domestic Violence Accusation
    Domestic violence is a serious problem throughout the United States, and Utah is no different. It can be terrifying, and even deadly, which is why the authorities must take any claim of domestic violence very seriously. Sadly, however, some…
Rank this Week: 3178

US Criminal Law Blog

US Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jacobs Keeley, PLLC.

http://www.uscriminallawblog.com/
  • Jul 20

    Marijuana Laws in the US and elsewhere

    Marijuana Laws in the US and elsewhere
    Most readers are aware that several states in the United States of America have legalized marijuana, which has led to a new industry being developed.  The problem many of these industry participants have is the fact that marijuana is…
  • Jul 14

    Utah v. Strieff – Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Cop Who Seized Drugs in Unlawful Stop

    Utah v. Strieff – Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Cop Who Seized Drugs in Unlawful Stop
    The Supreme Court has widened the door when it comes to unlawful police searches, following a divided 5-3 opinion in the case of Utah v. Strieff.  The outcome is deeply concerning to anyone who supports suppression of evidence gained as…
  • Jun 24

    Do “Miranda Rights” Need a Rewrite for Juveniles?

    Do “Miranda Rights” Need a Rewrite for Juveniles?
    If your child was arrested, would they know their rights? The fact is, juveniles in Florida can face serious penalties, and in some cases, may even be tried as adults for felony offenses. But it seems in many cases, they do not fully…
Rank this Week: 1880

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
  • Jul 18

    Prosecutorial Discretion under the CFAA Gets More Discretionary: US v. Nosal

    Prosecutorial Discretion under the CFAA Gets More Discretionary: US v. Nosal
    This guest post was authored by our colleague Jeremy D. Mishkin, partner and co-chair of the Litigation Department of Montgomery McCracken.  The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. § 1030 (“CFAA”), has become…
  • Jun 29

    VW Clears the Air with $14.7B Emissions Settlement

    VW Clears the Air with $14.7B Emissions Settlement
    This guest post was authored by Mara Smith, a summer associate with Montgomery McCracken. This Tuesday, Volkswagen agreed to pay the largest auto-related class action settlement in U.S. history, totaling $14.7 billion. The settlement was…
  • Jun 24

    Yuengling to Settle Up on Expensive Tab after Feds Discover Excessive Suds Byproducts in Water

    Yuengling to Settle Up on Expensive Tab after Feds Discover Excessive Suds Byproducts in Water
    Someone at local D.G. Yuengling and Son, Inc. could probably go for a cold one right now, as settlement negotiations with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“USEPA”) have finally come to a head.   In a consent…
Rank this Week: 2164

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers California criminal law topics, including DUI, search and seizure, white collar crimes and sex crimes. By Sean F. Leslie.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 17

    Advice if Subjected to a DUI Stop

    Advice if Subjected to a DUI Stop
    Within the last year in California, reports reveal that there were 882 fatalities due to drunk driving. As a result of this high number of fatalities, California strongly enforces its regulations regarding drunk driving. These consequences…
  • Jul 8

    Plea Bargains Explained

    Plea Bargains Explained
    Many of us believe that every criminal case ends up at trial. In reality, many cases end with a plea agreement between the defense and prosecution, which often provides a favorable outcome for the defendant. California continues to respect…
  • Jul 1

    Common Fourth of July Crime

    Common Fourth of July Crime
    While the Fourth of July is a time to celebrate our country’s independence, enjoy summer vacation, and watch as fireworks explode in the sky, it is also a time when many individuals take the opportunity to engage in crime. This article…
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Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense and DUI defense law. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey Vallens APC.

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jul 17

    How to Deal with Criminal Protective Orders in Domestic Violence Case

    How to Deal with Criminal Protective Orders in Domestic Violence Case
    How to Deal with an Emergency Protective Order or Criminal Protective Order in Domestic Violence Cases If you have been arrested for domestic violence there is a good chance there will be an emergency protective order issued immediately…
  • Jun 11

    Mental Health Issues in DUI and Criminal Defense

    Mental Health Issues in DUI and Criminal Defense
    Mental Health Issues in Criminal and DUI Defense I have often said that the majority of my cases involve substance abuse, financial pressures or relationship troubles. Many involve more than one of these issues. More and more lately, my…
  • Jun 9

    We are Moving to Encino

    We are Moving to Encino
    The Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Vallens are moving to Encino After over eight years working on the corner of Sepulveda and Ventura, we are moving down the road to 16030 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 260, Encino, 91436. Doron Tisser and Brian…
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Breakfield & Dean Articles

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Covers Georgia criminal law.

http://www.gainesvillegalawyer.com/articles/
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Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Defining “Computerized Communication Systems” Under Wisconsin Law

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

    Restitution for Child Pornography Charges in Wisconsin

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

    Sentencing for Subway Spokesman’s Child Pornography Charges Affirmed

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

The Ethical Investigator

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

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

    Where the Electronic Data Are Makes All the Difference

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

    Brexit’s Prediction Lesson for Investigator

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

    How to Improve Your Privacy by Staying Off Database

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

Conroe Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Pullan & Young.

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

    Five Criminal Justice Myths You Should Know

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

    5 Reasons to Remain Silent

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

    Affidavits of Non-Prosecution

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

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

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

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

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

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

    What is a Conditional or Absolute Discharge in Canadian Law?

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

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

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

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Law Office of Joe Dane

Covers criminal offenses and procedure in California.

http://www.joedane.com/blog/
  • Jul 8

    Shoplifting and Corrective Education Company (CEC) cla

    Shoplifting and Corrective Education Company (CEC) cla
    There’s another twist to shoplifting cases now – Corrective Education Company (CEC).   I recently heard about somebody that was stopped and accused of shoplifting in a large store – it rhymes with Walmart – and…
  • Jul 2

    Can a guest allow the police to search your house?

    Can a guest allow the police to search your house?
    I had the question asked: can a guest who is staying in your house allow the police to search? What about if they were to call the police and invite them to search? Would that evidence still be admissible against the homeowner?  Apparent…
  • Jun 28

    Attempted murder and aggravated assault – can they charge both?

    Attempted murder and aggravated assault – can they charge both?
    Why does the District Attorney charge both attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon? Can you be charged with both crimes even though it was one event?  Yes, you can be charged with both. The prosecutor will often charge a…
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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
  • Jul 8

    Want to Come to the US? You Might Have To Friend The  Government

    Want to Come to the US? You Might Have To Friend The  Government
    On June 23, US Customs & Border Protection quietly announced in the Federal Register seeking comments on the "optional" collection of social media information for visa waiver applicants.The visa waiver program (VWP) enables…
  • Jun 29

    Filing For Citizenship Isn't Always Easy

    Filing For Citizenship Isn't Always Easy
    Citizenship is in many ways the end of the long road of immigration. Besides its obvious civic value, we celebrate grants of citizenship with our clients because it is truly an accomplishment. Even "simple" or "straightforward" cases involve…
  • Jun 24

    Winning A Second Chance After Asylum Denied

    Winning A Second Chance After Asylum Denied
    You've told the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. You hired a lawyer. You spent countless hours working with your lawyer on collecting evidence, rehearsing your story, making sure everything was correct, and that there were…
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Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Bill Mange. Covers Texas criminal defense.

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

    I Can’t Say It Better Than Thi

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

    (Peace Officer’s) License to Steal

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

    Failing to Disclose Criminal History to the Board of Nursing

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

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

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

    A Big Lesson From a Short Failed Race

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

    We are Having the Wrong Debate

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

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

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

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

By Jorie K. Johnson.

http://www.illinoisexpungementlawyerblog.com/
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Beyond The Scope

Beyond The Scope

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

http://www.interstatedrugbust.com/blog/
  • Jul 6

     When can the Police search your Cell Phone?

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

    When are Juveniles tried in Adult Criminal Courts?

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

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

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

TCB's Legal Blog

Criminal defense news. By Thomas C. Brandstrader.

http://chicagofelony.com/legal-posts/
  • Jul 5

    Attorney Thomas C. Brandstrader Wins Case for Client Found with $6.75 Million of Cocaine

    Attorney Thomas C. Brandstrader Wins Case for Client Found with $6.75 Million of Cocaine
    Criminal defense attorney Thomas C. Brandstrader wins not-guilty finding for client accused of possession with intent to distribute cocaine worth an estimated $6.75 million. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) JUNE 01, 2016 Thomas C. Brandstrader, a Chicago…
  • Jul 4

    Happy Fourth

    Happy Fourth
    I hope we can take this day and reflect not on war and violence but on peace and honest discourse. A look at our American history draws  the conclusion that we have rarely lived up to the ideals set out in the Declaration of…
  • Jun 21

    Utah v Streiff

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