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Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Oct 29

    Let’s Reduce Crime the Halloween!

    Let’s Reduce Crime the Halloween!
    Vigilance Needed to Reduce the Odds of Halloween Crime There’s some debate as to whether or not crime actually increases on Halloween. While no one can be quite sure, police and neighborhood watch groups nonetheless are apt to make…
  • Oct 25

    Plan Ahead to Avoid Identity Theft

    Plan Ahead to Avoid Identity Theft
    Plan now to Avoid Identity Theft this Christmas Season It won’t be long until the Christmas shopping season is underway. With so many reports of major retailers suffering security breaches, now is a good time to think about preventing…
  • Oct 22

    Smoking Alcohol? What Impact Will this Have?

    Smoking Alcohol? What Impact Will this Have?
    “Smoking” Alcohol a Growing Trend Among Young People It seems that teens are always looking for new ways to abuse alcohol. One of the latest involves using a bicycle pump to “smoke” it rather than drinking it.…
Rank this Week: 4008

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Illinois Freedom from Location Surveillance Law Now in Effect

    Illinois Freedom from Location Surveillance Law Now in Effect
    A new law designed to protect Illinois residents from police officers using an individual’s cell phone tracking capability to determine their whereabouts passed the Illinois Legislature in August and went into effect immediately. The…
  • Oct 27

    Cook County Man Whose Rape Conviction Overturned Denied Innocence Certificate

    Cook County Man Whose Rape Conviction Overturned Denied Innocence Certificate
    In 1983, a Cook County jury convicted Stanley Wrice of rape and deviant sexual assault and sentenced him to 100 years in prison. Through the years Wrice claimed his innocence, saying that his confession was the result of police torture at the…
  • Oct 22

    Elderly Woman Acquitted of Aggravated Assault of Chicago Police Officer

    Elderly Woman Acquitted of Aggravated Assault of Chicago Police Officer
    A 92-year-old woman was acquitted of aggravated assault against an off-duty Chicago police officer, but still faces two counts of misdemeanor battery in an incident that left her 86-year-old husband dead. The woman and the police…
Rank this Week: 3193

Houston Criminal Law Blog

Houston Criminal Law Blog

By Rand Mintzer.

http://www.mintzerlaw.com/blog
  • Oct 29

    6 Cybercrimes That Can Send You to Jail

    6 Cybercrimes That Can Send You to Jail
    When you’re online, sometimes it seems like “anything goes.” You see people posting or emailing all sorts of websites, comments and pictures. Needless to say, some of the people sharing unsecured data don’t have your…
  • Oct 22

    Accused of a Crime in Harris County: Best Bargaining Strategie

    Accused of a Crime in Harris County: Best Bargaining Strategie
    Bargains and negotiations occur at virtually every level of the legal system. From the simple – like contesting a traffic ticket yourself – to the complex, in which you obtain professional counsel, you’ll want to find the…
  • Oct 15

    Proper Court Behavior: 5 Tips to Get a Judge and Jury to Sympathize

    Proper Court Behavior: 5 Tips to Get a Judge and Jury to Sympathize
    A court date is one of the few places where the old advice, “just be yourself” may not be the best course of action. Even if you are fairly confident in your social skills, nearly anyone can benefit in court from applying that…
Rank this Week: 2449

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Oct 29

    Statutory Rape: Get the Fact

    Statutory Rape: Get the Fact
    Sex crimes come in a range of different categories, and few are considered as serious as those involving minors or mentally-challenged victims. While statutory rape is one of the more serious sex crimes, not every instance of sex with a minor…
  • Oct 22

    Sex Crimes: Legal Terminology You May Hear in Court

    Sex Crimes: Legal Terminology You May Hear in Court
    Being accused of a sex crime is an uncomfortable and challenging experience. It’s made more difficult by an array of legal terms that are hard to understand without a legal background or education. This list groups the most common terms…
  • Oct 15

    I’m Guilty: Should I Tell My Attorney?

    I’m Guilty: Should I Tell My Attorney?
    When you’re in a jam and need an attorney, it’s difficult to know whether you should tell him the full truth and nothing but the truth. After all, how can a lawyer work to clear your name if you’re actually guilty? And…
Rank this Week: 2432

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

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

    District court evidentiary hearing on the constitutionality of marijuana's Schedule I status is underway

    District court evidentiary hearing on the constitutionality of marijuana's Schedule I status is underway
    Earlier this year, an Eastern District of California judge granted a very rare evidentiary hearing on the constitutionality of the federal government's treatment of marijuana. That hearing is finally underway this week. I'd recommend the…
  • Oct 27

    Notable new Cato working paper examines "Marijuana Policy in Colorado"

    Notable new Cato working paper examines "Marijuana Policy in Colorado"
    Dr. Jeffrey Miron, who is director of economic studies at the Cato Institute and director of undergraduate studies in the Department of Economics at Harvard University, has just produced this significant new Cato working paper titled…
  • Oct 27

    Lots of great new stuff at <em>Cannabis Law Prof Blog</em>

    Lots of great new stuff at &lt;em&gt;Cannabis Law Prof Blog&lt;/em&gt;
    I am pleased to see that Professor Franklin Snyder continue to post lots and lots of great new content at Cannabis Law Prof Blog. Here are just some of the great posts worth checking out: Mark Kleiman: Hold Your Nose and Vote Yes on 91 in…
Rank this Week: 2553

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
  • Oct 28

    Different Levels of Criminal Offense

    Different Levels of Criminal Offense
    When you have been arrested on suspicion of having committed a criminal offense, you will be issued a citation. The citation will contain the date in which you have to appear in court, the courthouse, the law that you have violated, and…
  • Oct 17

    What are the Elements of a Drunk and Disorderly Conduct Charge in the South Bay?

    What are the Elements of a Drunk and Disorderly Conduct Charge in the South Bay?
     California Penal Code §647 defines several different scenarios in which a person may be charged with lewd or lascivious conduct. One of the most common scenarios in which many of our clients find themselves, is when they are…
  • Oct 14

    Potential Sentence for Driving with a Suspended License

    Potential Sentence for Driving with a Suspended License
    Many people believe that a violation of Vehicle Code §14601 is an infraction and does not care with it significant consequences or penalties. This is not true. Driving with a suspended license is a serious charge, and can result in a…
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New Jersey Criminal Attorney Blog

New Jersey Criminal Attorney Blog

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

https://www.newjerseycriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 28

    Getting Your Prior Record Expunged in New Jersey

    Getting Your Prior Record Expunged in New Jersey
    People make mistakes. Sometimes those mistakes have legal consequences. Anyone who has ever been convicted of a crime in New Jersey can tell you how difficult it can be to get hired for a job with a criminal record. In New Jersey, under…
  • Oct 27

    Bail and Bail Reduction Motions in New Jersey: What You Need to Know

    Bail and Bail Reduction Motions in New Jersey: What You Need to Know
    You’ve been arrested. The cops tried to interrogate you, but you’re too smart for that. You gave them nothing, and asked for an attorney. You’re processed, thrown in a cell, and told you’ll be brought before a…
  • Oct 26

    Leaving the Scene of an Accident in New Jersey

    Leaving the Scene of an Accident in New Jersey
    New Jersey roadways are legendary. A densely populated state, where everyone drives everywhere, the congestion on our main roads and highways is the stuff nightmares are made of.  When people compare roadways to “parking…
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Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3257

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

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

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
  • Oct 28

    “Five for Fighting”: The NHL’s Legal Liability for Effects of Fighting on Enforcer

    “Five for Fighting”: The NHL’s Legal Liability for Effects of Fighting on Enforcer
      Introduction As the season changes to winter, many Canadians turn their attention to the national pastime: hockey.  While fans and pundits discuss early-season momentum and argue the merits of advanced statistics, a more serious…
  • Aug 1

    The 21 laws of criminal defence: a lawyer’s reflection on a decade of practice.

    The 21 laws of criminal defence: a lawyer’s reflection on a decade of practice.
    21 laws of criminal defence: a lawyer’s reflection after ten years of swimming with the sharks. It’s nearly a decade since I became a criminal defence lawyer. A lot has changed […]by Sean Robichaud The post…
  • Jul 28

    How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the right legal counsel

    How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the right legal counsel
    How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the right legal counsel. Choosing a good lawyer is a challenge.  In Ontario alone, there are over 20,000 […]by Sean Robichaud The post How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the…
Rank this Week: 2597

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

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

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • Oct 28

    NJ Sports Betting Update: Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order

    NJ Sports Betting Update: Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order
    As we wrote about, earlier this fall the Christie administration directed New Jersey law enforcement to stop prosecuting casinos and racing tracks for offering sports betting to patrons.  At the time, the…
  • Oct 23

    Is it Time to Ban New Jersey’s Red Light Cameras?

    Is it Time to Ban New Jersey’s Red Light Cameras?
    This isn’t the first time we’ve written about New Jersey’s ongoing red light camera fiasco. Between the felony bribery charges leveled at Redflex upper management in Chicago, a fired whistleblower’s allegations…
  • Sep 30

    MA, MO Ban Defective Guardrails Linked to Fatal Accident

    MA, MO Ban Defective Guardrails Linked to Fatal Accident
    Massachusetts and Missouri have placed temporary bans on highway guardrails manufactured by Trinity Industries.  State Highway officials say the guardrails, which have been linked to deaths and amputation injuries, have a defective…
Rank this Week: 3881

Leyba Defense blog

Leyba Defense blog

Covers Washington State criminal matters including DUI issues.

http://www.leyba-defense.com/blog/
  • Oct 28

    New video blog post on what to do if you get pulled over after drinking

    New video blog post on what to do if you get pulled over after drinking
    Have you ever wondered what you should do if you get pulled over by a police after ou have been drinking?  Obviously every case is different, however here are some tips offered by Seattle DUI Attorney Matthew Leyba on what you should…
  • Oct 26

    Can you get arrested for a DUI if you decide to sleep it off in your car

    Can you get arrested for a DUI if you decide to sleep it off in your car
    One of the most common questions I get asked is whether you can get a DUI if you try and do the right thing and you pull over your vehicle to sleep it off.  To the surprise of many by answer is unfortunately yes.  It is called DUI…
  • Oct 22

    Seattle Municipal Court judicial candidate returns money from DUI Lawyers PAC

    Seattle Municipal Court judicial candidate returns money from DUI Lawyers PAC
    Tis the judicial election season here in King County, WA.  In case you haven’t followed my blog there are several prominent judicial races in our County.  One of the most highly publicized is in Seattle Municipal Court. …
Rank this Week: 2786

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Justin T. Surginer.

http://jtslegal.com/blog/
  • Oct 28

    What Should I do If I’m Being Investigated?

    What Should I do If I’m Being Investigated?
    Every criminal defense attorney in Texas has had the experience of dealing with clients who have shot themselves in the foot. Not literally, but figuratively. That’s what happens when you’re being investigated and you fail to…
  • Oct 24

    Pulled over for a DWI: 4 Simple Rules to Follow

    Pulled over for a DWI: 4 Simple Rules to Follow
    Ideally, you should never drive if you have been drinking, especially if you think your blood alcohol content (BAC) level could be higher than the 0.08% allowed by Texas law. Even if you’re below this limit, however, it can be awkward…
  • Oct 21

    Will a Lawyer Help You If He Knows You Are Guilty?

    Will a Lawyer Help You If He Knows You Are Guilty?
    Everyone’s entitled to a defense. Yes, everyone, including someone who is guilty. It doesn’t matter what crime you have committed, when you retain a criminal defense attorney, you are the client, and it’s your lawyer’s…
Rank this Week: 2457

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Blog

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.las-vegas-criminal-defense-blog.com/
  • Oct 27

    Elko man given life sentence for several rape

    Elko man given life sentence for several rape
    Last week a District judge in Elko sentenced 77-year-old Grady Fisher to life in prison. He had been found guilty of several counts of sexually abusing young step-relatives. The crimes occurred in his Ryndon residence, which is a few miles…
  • Oct 22

    Pahrump police chase suspect in suspect's own car

    Pahrump police chase suspect in suspect's own car
    On Saturday, Nye County police arrested Pahrump resident David Plinske following a confrontation which culminated with him driving off in a cop car and officers chasing him with Plinske's own car. He also allegedly wrestled a cop and egged on…
  • Oct 14

    Vegas man gets probation in pawn-shop robbery

    Vegas man gets probation in pawn-shop robbery
    Yesterday Victor Park was sentenced in Las Vegas to three years of probation for shooting 21-year-old Thomas Cola to death in 2006. Video surveillance video shows Cola entering Park's pawn shop, where Cola then stole a Cartier watch. Park…
Rank this Week: 4234

California Criminal Defense Blog

California Criminal Defense Blog

Covers drug crimes, legislation, sex crimes, sex offenses, and violent crimes. By Shouse Law Group.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Oct 27

    Elko man given life sentence for several rape

    Elko man given life sentence for several rape
    Last week a District judge in Elko sentenced 77-year-old Grady Fisher to life in prison. He had been found guilty of several counts of sexually abusing young step-relatives. The crimes occurred in his Ryndon residence, which is a few miles…
  • Aug 13

    Under California Law, Even a Comment Can Be a Crime: Penal Code 647.6 Makes it a Crime to “Annoy” or “Molest” a Child Under 18

    Under California Law, Even a Comment Can Be a Crime: Penal Code 647.6 Makes it a Crime to “Annoy” or “Molest” a Child Under 18
    California law is especially vigilant when it comes to protecting minor children. Under California Penal Code 647.6, annoying or molesting a child under 18, something as seemingly innocent as a comment can be a crime. All it takes is a…
  • Jul 17

    Travel Restrictions for a Felony Conviction

    Travel Restrictions for a Felony Conviction
    Travel restrictions are often one of the consequences of a felony conviction in California. These can occur a number of ways. First, a judge may directly impose travel restrictions as a condition of probation. This may also include…
Rank this Week: 2526

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 3147

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/
  • Oct 27

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules on "Straw Buyer" Gun Law

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules on "Straw Buyer" Gun Law
    The federal Gun Control Act (GCA) of 1968, 18 U.S.C. § 921 et seq., regulates the sale of firearms by licensed dealers. It also prohibits certain individuals from owning or possessing firearms. A "straw buyer" or "straw purchaser" is…
  • Oct 15

    Appellate Court Finds Fourth Amendment "Right to Delete" Data Seized in Overbroad Computer Searche

    Appellate Court Finds Fourth Amendment "Right to Delete" Data Seized in Overbroad Computer Searche
    The Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling recently that could have important implications for Fourth Amendment rights regarding computer data. Often, when investigators obtain a search warrant for digital evidence, they make a copy…
  • Oct 9

    Microsoft Fights Search Warrant Seeking Email Data Stored on Overseas Server

    Microsoft Fights Search Warrant Seeking Email Data Stored on Overseas Server
    The software company Microsoft has been at the center of a dispute with the federal government over the government's authority to seize digital evidence. Federal investigators tried to execute a search warrant for email data stored on…
Rank this Week: 4409

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Oct 27

    THE POLICE ARE AT MY DOOR: KNOCK AND TALK DOCTRINE IN ILLINOIS

    THE POLICE ARE AT MY DOOR: KNOCK AND TALK DOCTRINE IN ILLINOIS
    When you answered the doorbell, you were surprised to see the police. The officer said he had a few questions and wanted to know if he could come in. The officer did not have a search warrant. Do you have a right to refuse? Generally, the…
  • Sep 29

    ILLINOIS TOUGHENS LAW ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDERS

    ILLINOIS TOUGHENS LAW ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDERS
    Starting January 1, 2015, Illinois law gives the Court new tools to discourage offenders from violating an order of protection. Known as “Diane’s Law,” the new law enables the court to keep tabs on an offender’s…
  • Sep 15

    CAN POLICE SEARCH YOUR GARBAGE WITHOUT A WARRANT?

    CAN POLICE SEARCH YOUR GARBAGE WITHOUT A WARRANT?
    Whether police need a search warrant for something like a garbage can generally depends on whether you have a reasonable expectation of privacy in the place or thing being searched. When it comes to garbage, your expectation of privacy can…
Rank this Week: 2609

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Oct 27

    With Attorney Nielsen’s help, I got a great outcome!

    With Attorney Nielsen’s help, I got a great outcome!
    “I had pled guilty to an OAS charge without a lawyer, and the next thing I knew I was looking at going Habitual Offender. If I lost my license, I would have lost my profession, which requires a lot of travel. If I don’t have a…
  • Oct 19

    Marijuana OUI in Maine

    Marijuana OUI in Maine
    Frank lives in Portland, Maine, where city ordinance permits adults over 21 to possess small amounts of recreational marijuana. Frank goes to visit friends at their Old Port apartment, and he smokes marijuana during the evening. Because Frank…
  • Oct 17

    Hiring The Nielsen Group was well worth the investment

    Hiring The Nielsen Group was well worth the investment
    “This past summer I was facing a theft charge for petty shoplifting. I understood that the penalty would be a fine only. Overall, I was not worried about the fine amount, but the prospect of having a criminal charge on my record. A…
Rank this Week: 3011

Questions and Answers About…

Questions and Answers About Arrests, Criminal Procdures and Policies

By the Law Offices of Patituce & Associates, LLC.

http://www.patitucelaw.com/faqs/
  • Oct 27

    Can You Contest An OVI Charge In Cleveland?

    Can You Contest An OVI Charge In Cleveland?
    My team and I are former prosecutors, and we sit in court rooms all across Cleveland every day. And every day we see people making one, or two, horrible mistakes. These people go into court without an attorney, or with an attorney that does…
  • Oct 27

    Why Did The Officer Charge Me With A Refusal On My DUI When I Was Trying To Blow?

    Why Did The Officer Charge Me With A Refusal On My DUI When I Was Trying To Blow?
    As a former prosecutor I can tell you that most police officers are horribly trained when it comes to DUI offenses in Cleveland – they believe they are well trained, but in fact the opposite is true. One of the areas where this gets…
  • Oct 27

    Do I Need A Criminal Lawyer For My Child’s Juvenile Case In Cuyahoga County?

    Do I Need A Criminal Lawyer For My Child’s Juvenile Case In Cuyahoga County?
    My wife and I are both former prosecutors, and we have children ourselves. If our children ever faced criminal charges in Cleveland juvenile court we would absolutely hire an attorney to defend them. Juvenile charges can change your…
Rank this Week: 2842

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Oct 27

    CHP Officer Stole Nude Photos of DUI Suspect from Her Phone

    CHP Officer Stole Nude Photos of DUI Suspect from Her Phone
    I remember as a kid being told to find a police officer if I was ever in trouble, the idea being that we, as citizens, should be able to trust that law enforcement will protect and serve our best interests. As a child, I had no reason to…
  • Oct 20

    California DUI Probation

    California DUI Probation
    Most people who are convicted under California’s DUI laws will receive probation. One of the most common questions I get from my clients during DUI sentencing is, “What does probation consist of?” Generally speaking,…
  • Oct 13

    New Marijuana Study Skewed by the Media

    New Marijuana Study Skewed by the Media
      Have you seen the recent headlines, “Study Finds Marijuana as Addictive as Heroin” or “Marijuana Makes you Stupid.” I did and immediately asked myself, “Have we gone back in time?” After reassuring…
Rank this Week: 2929

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Oct 27

    Georgia officers face criminal charges for alleged unlawful stop

    Georgia officers face criminal charges for alleged unlawful stop
    With the frenzy of alleged unruly or disorderly police that has recently appeared to take over the news, some people may feel an unfair bias against officers who are simply working to protect the public. In Georgia, local officers have...
  • Oct 13

    Burglary investigation led to 5 arrests in Georgia

    Burglary investigation led to 5 arrests in Georgia
    Five people were arrested following allegations of a serious crime ring in Georgia. Although the charges stem from local authorities, federal authorities are apparently also investigating the alleged burglary and mail theft that the group is…
  • Sep 28

    We seek justice for those facing criminal charges and more

    We seek justice for those facing criminal charges and more
    We understand that a variety of reasons and circumstances can result in a Georgia resident's arrest. Although those reasons might not always be evident at first, we represent those who are facing criminal&nbsp;charges, no matter the…
Rank this Week: 2861

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law…

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, drug charges, drunk driving, misdemeanors and white collar crimes. By the Law Office of Joshua S. Guillory.

http://www.jsguillorylaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 25

    Another wrongful conviction cleared up after almost 3 decade

    Another wrongful conviction cleared up after almost 3 decade
    Wrongful conviction has long been a trope used in movies. The innocent man, sent to a prison for a crime he didn’t commit, must clear his name by bringing the real culprit to justice or must make a daring prison...
  • Oct 18

    U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear important drug crimes case

    U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear important drug crimes case
    When the framers of the Constitution wrote the Fourth Amendment protecting Americans from unreasonable searches and seizures, there was no doubt that those protections applied to a person’s home. Indeed, courts have long held that the home…
  • Oct 10

    The many problems with eyewitness testimony

    The many problems with eyewitness testimony
    It used to be the case that a criminal conviction could be won or lost based on the availability of an eyewitness to the crime. Unless the person was caught lying in their testimony, it seemed, an eyewitness was the...
Rank this Week: 3826

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 25

    SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS AND DUI/OVI IN OHIO

    SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS AND DUI/OVI IN OHIO
    In the last couple weeks, two school bus drivers were suspected of being under the influence while driving a bus full of students. Both drivers were arrested for DUI, and both drivers now face serious consequences. These incidents raise the…
  • Oct 5

    UNAMIMOUS SUPREME COURT REINFORCES DEFENDANT'S RIGHT TO CHALLENGE BREATH TEST RESULTS IN OHIO DUI/OVI CASES

    UNAMIMOUS SUPREME COURT REINFORCES DEFENDANT'S RIGHT TO CHALLENGE BREATH TEST RESULTS IN OHIO DUI/OVI CASES
    For three decades, lawyers and judges have been misinterpreting the case of State v. Vega. In Vega, the Ohio Supreme Court held defendants in DUI/OVI cases may not attack the general reliability of breath-testing machines. Some lawyers and…
  • Sep 16

    SEMINAR SHARPENS THE SAW

    SEMINAR SHARPENS THE SAW
    I'm afraid of heights. I passed on the opportunity to go on the 450' observation wheel, and I steered clear of the zip line starting at the 50th floor of the hotel. For me, just getting to the 50th floor was challenging because it required…
Rank this Week: 2953

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 25

    Massachusetts Man to Plead Guilty in Fatal Drunk Driving Car Accident

    Massachusetts Man to Plead Guilty in Fatal Drunk Driving Car Accident
    Drunk driving car accidents can have fatal consequences for others on the roads or sidewalks, as well as the driver and passengers in the car. According to a recent news article from ABC 40, a Springfield, Massachusetts man is expected to…
  • Oct 22

    Massachusetts Man Charged with Driving Drunk While Beating Mother of His Children

    Massachusetts Man Charged with Driving Drunk While Beating Mother of His Children
    According to a recent article from My Fox Boston, a man was arrested in Pittsfield for allegedly beating and threatening the mother of his children while driving drunk. Prosecutors are saying that defendant had passed out drunk at friend's…
  • Oct 15

    Massachusetts Police Worry about Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana

    Massachusetts Police Worry about Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana
    Across the United States, state and local governments seem to moving toward the decriminalization or legalization of marijuana. One concern of the police and others against legalization is that there would be a corresponding increase in the…
Rank this Week: 3642

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 24

    National School Bus Safety Week

    National School Bus Safety Week
    The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is currently observing National School Bus Safety Week. According to WJTV News Channel 12, officials with the MDOT are encouraging motorists and parents to take part by practicing safe…
  • Oct 24

    Suspects in Armed Carjacking Investigation Arrested

    Suspects in Armed Carjacking Investigation Arrested
    The remaining suspect in an armed carjacking that happened in September was arrested on Tuesday. According to WJTV News Channel 12, Monterrio Short, Tomokio Brock, Keisha Davis, Marquis Davis and Michael Gross were all considered suspects in…
  • Oct 21

    Do Mississippi Stores Have a Duty to Erect Barriers in a Parking Lot?

    Do Mississippi Stores Have a Duty to Erect Barriers in a Parking Lot?
    In Cheeks v. AutoZONE, Inc., a Mississippi plaintiff was going into an AutoZone store when he was hit by a car driven by Jason Johnson. The plaintiff and a friend had gone to the store to buy car parts. The store had parking on two sides of…
Rank this Week: 3490

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

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

    If I File Bankruptcy, Am I Liable for My Business’s Debts?

    If I File Bankruptcy, Am I Liable for My Business’s Debts?
    The great state of Georgia is home to many equally great small and medium-sized businesses.  Georgian residents are true entrepreneurs and several of our friends and neighbors have enjoyed great success with their businesses all across…
  • Oct 17

    How Can I Convert My Chapter 13 to Chapter 7?

    How Can I Convert My Chapter 13 to Chapter 7?
    There are two types of bankruptcies that Georgian families and individuals can file.  The first type is called Chapter 7.  Chapter 7 is referred to as “straight” bankruptcy where most of the debt is discharged. It is…
  • Oct 15

    What is “Chapter 20” Bankruptcy?

    What is “Chapter 20” Bankruptcy?
    Sometimes I am asked What is a “Chapter 20” Bankruptcy? Technically, there is no such thing as a chapter 20 bankruptcy filing. It refers to a process where a consumer files and receives a Chapter 7 discharge and then files for a…
Rank this Week: 2373

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Oct 24

    How the Police Are Able to Take Millions of Dollars From People Who Are Not Charged With Crime

    How the Police Are Able to Take Millions of Dollars From People Who Are Not Charged With Crime
    The following article was published last month in the Washington Post.  The article was written by John Yoder, director of the U.S. Justice Department’s Asset Forfeiture Office from 1983 to 1985, and Brad Cates, director of…
  • Oct 20

    Prosecutors and the Criminal-Justice System

    Prosecutors and the Criminal-Justice System
    People who are not familiar with the criminal-justice system often tend to believe that the most powerful person in the courtroom is the judge.  But that is not always true.  Earlier this month, The Economist printed the…
  • Oct 17

    Private Companies Cannot Issue Traffic Tickets for Running a Red Light

    Private Companies Cannot Issue Traffic Tickets for Running a Red Light
    In the case of the City of Hollywood versus Eric Arem, an appeals court ruled that it is illegal for a private company to issue traffic tickets to people for running a red light.  The court said that in… The post Private Companies…
Rank this Week: 3808

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By John Buza.

http://www.nycriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 24

    “Defense” of Intoxication

    “Defense” of Intoxication
    Suppose a person goes out for a night of heavy drinking. After the 10 or 11th shot, he blacks out. He then wakes up the next morning in a jail cell. He has absolutely no idea where he is or what is going on. He is then informed by…
  • Oct 17

    Entrapment!

    Entrapment!
    Everybody seems to have at least some understanding of entrapment. From a common layperson’s perspective, the idea usually comes up in the context of a situation where an under cover cop pretends to buy or sell an illegal product or…
  • Oct 7

    Accomplice Corroboration Requirement in New York

    Accomplice Corroboration Requirement in New York
    Using the testimony of a person who “has turned state’s evidence” is a common and effective tool used by prosecutors throughout the United States. There are many different circumstances in which a prosecutor’s…
Rank this Week: 2568

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 23

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014 – Talk to Teen Drivers about Driving Sober

    National Teen Driver Safety Week 2014 – Talk to Teen Drivers about Driving Sober
    National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 19-25. Auto accidents are the leading cause of death for 14 to 18 year olds across the country, which is why the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has deemed this is as one of the most…
  • Oct 9

    Amanda Bynes Arrested for DUI

    Amanda Bynes Arrested for DUI
    Amanda Bynes was arrested on a DUI charge early Sunday morning in Sherman Oaks, California. CHP officers said they observed the 28-year-old actress driving her white Mercedes Benz SUV west on Riverside Drive, where she stopped for a red light…
  • Oct 2

    Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps Arrested on a DUI charge

    Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps Arrested on a DUI charge
    Around 50 percent of people arrested for their first DUI will face the same charges or nearly the same charges if arrested for the same offense in the future. This is the case for Olympian Michael Phelps who was arrested early Tuesday morning…
Rank this Week: 4187

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Warrantless Searches and Your Personal Cell Phone

    Warrantless Searches and Your Personal Cell Phone
    In today’s modern world, cell phones have become nearly ubiquitous. With this in mind, privacy activists hailed the US Supreme Court’s 2014 Riley v. California decision this past summer, which ruled that law enforcement officers…
  • Oct 9

    Improper Credibility Bolstering Testimony, Video Clip Evidence Wipe Out Sexual Misconduct Conviction

    Improper Credibility Bolstering Testimony, Video Clip Evidence Wipe Out Sexual Misconduct Conviction
    A sexual misconduct conviction was thrown out by the 2d District Court of Appeal recently because the accused man did not receive a fair trial. The man’s appellate counsel argued successfully that the trial court should not…
  • Oct 1

    Supreme Court’s Ruling in Favor of Driver Puts Up Road Block Against Improper Traffic Stop

    Supreme Court’s Ruling in Favor of Driver Puts Up Road Block Against Improper Traffic Stop
    A recent ruling from the state’s highest court served as a clear statement regarding the limitations of proper traffic stops. Namely, the Florida Supreme Court‘s opinion reminded that, for a traffic stop stand up in court, the…
Rank this Week: 2713

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Maryland Court Upholds Officer’s “Pat Down” Search of Defendant

    Maryland Court Upholds Officer’s “Pat Down” Search of Defendant
    The Fourth Amendment protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures. Under established case law, an officer who “pats down” or “stops and frisks” a person must be able to justify the intrusion by pointing to…
  • Oct 8

    Maryland Court Upholds Conviction of Robbery and Other Related Charge

    Maryland Court Upholds Conviction of Robbery and Other Related Charge
    Depending on the circumstances, a defendant charged in a criminal action may be able to assert several different defenses, some of which could result in a reduction of the severity of the charges or an acquittal. In a recent case, the…
  • Sep 24

    Maryland Court Denied Defendant’s Motion to Suppress Evidence

    Maryland Court Denied Defendant’s Motion to Suppress Evidence
    There is no question that criminal arrests vary from case to case. But every defendant is entitled to certain protections under the law. And in many cases, the defendant (the person arrested or charged with a crime) may be entitled to raise…
Rank this Week: 3176

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal…

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal News

By Young Klein & Associates.

http://www.ykacrim.com/blog/
  • Oct 23

    Understanding Philadelphia’s Marijuana Decriminalization Bill

    Understanding Philadelphia’s Marijuana Decriminalization Bill
    Philadelphia made national news earlier this month when Mayor Michael Nutter signed a bill decriminalizing possession of marijuana in amounts up to 30 grams.  With a population of over 1.5 million, the “City of Brotherly…
  • Oct 21

    Will My DUI Charges Ever Go Away?

    Will My DUI Charges Ever Go Away?
    In Pennsylvania, DUI or Driving Under the Influence is usually considered a misdemeanor. While a misdemeanor is less serious than a felony, it can still trigger a slew of harsh consequences — including a prominent note on your public…
  • Sep 30

    Warrants for Traffic Tickets Explained

    Warrants for Traffic Tickets Explained
    After you’re issued a traffic ticket, you have two options: you can accept it and pay the fine, or deny it and fight the ticket in court.  But if you do neither, a judge can issue a bench warrant for your arrest.  Our…
Rank this Week: 2900

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

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

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Halloween & Trick or Treating Safety Tips – Dates & Times for New Hampshire

    Halloween &amp; Trick or Treating Safety Tips &ndash; Dates &amp; Times for New Hampshire
    Trick or treaters can’t always rely on motor vehicle drivers to abide by the rules of the road or take their safety into consideration. As such, it is up to pedestrians to keep themselves safe while out trick or treating for Halloween.
  • Oct 14

    If Pulled Over by Police in New Hampshire for DUI…..

    If Pulled Over by Police in New Hampshire for DUI…..
    The action of being pulled over by the police for any reason can be distressing and cause a driver to panic.
  • Sep 19

    NH Motorcycle Fatality

    NH Motorcycle Fatality
    A man from Pittsfield, New Hampshire was killed recently when his motorcycle crashed into another vehicle.
Rank this Week: 2497

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

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

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    The Glass is 5/62 full – The New York Hurrell-Harring Settlement

    The Glass is 5/62 full – The New York Hurrell-Harring Settlement
    byJill Paperno, Esq.,author of  Representing the Accused: A Practical Guide to Criminal DefenseAs criminal defense lawyers, and especially as public defenders, we are often a unique combination of optimism and pessimism.  We become…
  • Oct 21

    Motion to dismiss the indictment based on denial of the defendant's right to testify before the grand jury; revisited

    Motion to dismiss the indictment based on denial of the defendant's right to testify before the grand jury; revisited
    The October 17th News Picks email update to New York State Defender Association members (a great organization and valuable source for criminal law developments, $75/year for attorneys, $15/year for students, a bargain at twice the price)…
  • Oct 21

    Is sum and substance good enough for Grand Jury testimony?

    Is sum and substance good enough for Grand Jury testimony?
    The prosecution’s new penchant for videotaping confessions/interrogations raises the following issue. The facts are generally straight forward. The defendant is arrested, detained and interrogated by police investigators. The entire…
Rank this Week: 4512

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense issues in sex crimes cases. By Law Office of Timothy L. Healy.

http://www.tacomacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 22

    Washington v. Smith - Felony Charge For Text Message Harassment

    Washington v. Smith - Felony Charge For Text Message Harassment
    "New technology creates new ways to terrorize. Text messaging is one such technology." These were the words penned recently by Washington Court of Appeals, Division II Judge George B. Fearing in review of a man's conviction for felony…
  • Oct 15

    Warrantless Computer Search Deemed Impermissible, Child Pornography Case Remanded

    Warrantless Computer Search Deemed Impermissible, Child Pornography Case Remanded
    When a person takes a computer or other electronic device to a technician for service, he or she should recognize that anything illegal found in the course of completing that work could be turned over to police. Private citizens are not…
  • Oct 8

    Washington v. Kozey - Violation of Domestic Violence No-Contact Order

    Washington v. Kozey - Violation of Domestic Violence No-Contact Order
    If a no-contact order exists in Washington State, it does not matter if it is the alleged victim who initiates contact. If the offender does not immediately hang up, refuse to engage, shut it down, or walk away, he or she could be facing…
Rank this Week: 3725

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 22

    “How Do You Win Those Criminal Jury Trials?”

    “How Do You Win Those Criminal Jury Trials?”
    As I sat in the federal prosecutor’s office for our first meeting concerning my client accused of Federal Aggravated Identity Theft and Conspiracy to Commit Access Device Fraud, he pretty much assured me that he had overwhelming…
  • Oct 8

    Should Liberian Man With Ebola Be Prosecuted?

    Should Liberian Man With Ebola Be Prosecuted?
    I try not to do fear. Yes, taking on fear is a choice. I tell myself that fear is nothing more than an acronym meaning “False Evidence Appearing Real.” Still, this Ebola outbreak has me rather concerned, with good reason.…
  • Sep 4

    Man Who Served 30 Years On Death Row Is Innocent

    Man Who Served 30 Years On Death Row Is Innocent
    Most of us have said it and/or thought it, at some point. “Why the hell does it take so long to kill death row inmates?” In some instances, it literally takes several decades from sentencing to execution. Many have called this a…
Rank this Week: 2632

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3630

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 22

    New Marijuana Laws Raise Complex Legal Question

    New Marijuana Laws Raise Complex Legal Question
    As news of legalized marijuana continues to spread across the country, Maryland is now getting its turn...in a way. A new law has already taken effect that reduces the penalties for being found with marijuana, and while the new law doesn't…
  • Sep 22

    Electrocuting Defendants In Court May Be a Growing and Troubling Practice

    Electrocuting Defendants In Court May Be a Growing and Troubling Practice
    We're all familiar with the police's ability to shock--or "tase"--as a method of subduing the unruly or those resisting arrest. It's generally seen as a more humane alternative for police to gain an upper hand, rather than use lethal…
  • Sep 9

    Maryland Court Decides that Drivers Can Be Punished for Driving with Suspended but Expired License

    Maryland Court Decides that Drivers Can Be Punished for Driving with Suspended but Expired License
    Can you be punished for illegally using something you no longer have? That bizarre question was recently decided by a Maryland Appellate Court in deciding whether a defendant could be convicted for driving on a suspended license that had…
Rank this Week: 3562

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

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

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • Oct 21

    SCOTUS Reviews Felony Gun Ownership Law

    SCOTUS Reviews Felony Gun Ownership Law
    If you are convicted of felony, either a state or federal felony charge, you lose certain rights going forward including the right to own firearms. The felony gun ownership laws in Utah are very harsh. The question then arises, what ……
  • Sep 18

    Ineffective Assistance of Counsel and Immigration Consequence

    Ineffective Assistance of Counsel and Immigration Consequence
    Recently the Utah Court of Appeals addressed whether an attorney was deemed to have given ineffective assistance of counsel to a non-U.S. citizen. In State v. Aguirre-Juarez, the defendant plead guilty to one count of attempted identity…
  • Aug 11

    Medical Marijuana in Utah Limited Program Begin

    Medical Marijuana in Utah Limited Program Begin
    Last month was officially the first month where a limited use medical marijuana in Utah license could be obtained by a few select patients in the state. So how many medical marijuana cards were issues in July? Only 11 total licenses…
Rank this Week: 4594

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Oct 21

    A Question of Ethics: Are Members Permitted to Help Companies in Which They Own Stock?

    A Question of Ethics: Are Members Permitted to Help Companies in Which They Own Stock?
    Roll Call October 14, 2014 Q. I heard that Rep. Tom Petri, R-Wis., may face ethics discipline because he assisted companies in which he owned stock. I know that Members are not supposed to use their position for their own personal gain, but I…
  • Oct 20

    Taking Aim – the SEC’s Continued Focus on Hedge Fund

    Taking Aim – the SEC’s Continued Focus on Hedge Fund
    “It is difficult to overstate how much the regulatory landscape for hedge fund managers has changed over the past four years.” So said Norm Champ, director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Investment…
  • Oct 17

    Update: Supreme Court Declines to Define Instrumentality under FCPA

    Update: Supreme Court Declines to Define Instrumentality under FCPA
    On October 6, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court denied an August 14, 2014, petition for writ of certiorari by Joel Esquenazi and Carlos Rodriquez, former owners of Terra Communications (Terra). The petition asked the court to define who counts as…
Rank this Week: 2425

Bickerton Law Blog

Bickerton Law Blog

Features updates and perspectives on Criminal Law. By Bickerton & Bickerton.

http://bickerton-law.com/bickerton-law-blog/
  • Oct 20

    LAW NEWS: Pa Legislature changes retroactive effect of Adam Walsh Act

    LAW NEWS: Pa Legislature changes retroactive effect of Adam Walsh Act
    On December 20, 2012, the Adam Walsh Act (SORNA) required many individuals who were convicted of sex offenses but not classified as violent sex offenders to begin registering as sexual offenders.  A new law passed in…
  • Sep 17

    IN THE NEWS: PGH area man allegedly shoots and kills intruder

    IN THE NEWS: PGH area man allegedly shoots and kills intruder
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that a Munhall, PA man shot and killed a man who had broken into his garage.  After calling 911, the homeowner informed the intruder that the police were on their way.  Munhall police reports that…
  • Sep 11

    IN THE NEWS: Drivers cited in Parkway North HOV Lane enforcement

    IN THE NEWS: Drivers cited in Parkway North HOV Lane enforcement
    WPXI reports that 60 Pittsburgh-area drivers received traffic citations for improper use of the carpool/high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane on the Parkway North.  Under the law, the HOV lane may only be used by motorcycle operators and…
Rank this Week: 4937

Atlanta DUI Blog

Atlanta DUI Blog

Covers DUI news. By Clark & Towne.

http://www.clarktowne.com/dui-blog
  • Oct 20

    What the police don't want you to know about Miranda Right

    What the police don't want you to know about Miranda Right
    By Jessica Towne Miranda rights are back in the news. The New York Times Science Section under "Well" on October 14, 2014 had an eye-opening article on juveniles and police interrogators. Researchers determined that the brains of adolescents…
  • Oct 9

    The scandalous practice of privatized probation

    The scandalous practice of privatized probation
    By Jessica Towne The American Bar Association Journal just doesn't have the buzz around it that a Comedy Central late night show has, has but its article on privatized probation is just as scandalous as John Oliver's report on asset…
  • Sep 23

    Georgia State Patrol's New I-20 DUI Task Force

    Georgia State Patrol's New I-20 DUI Task Force
    Georgia State Patrol is now targeting the 21 counties that run along Interstate 20 from Conyers to South Carolina with extra patrols specially trained in DUI. Their goal: to deploy once a month in different counties along I-20 and set up…
Rank this Week: 3312

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.milwaukeecriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Legalization vs. Decriminalization of Marijuana

    Legalization vs. Decriminalization of Marijuana
    There has been a lot of debate surrounding the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana throughout the United States. Some states allow the use of medical marijuana, while states like Colorado and Washington have even legalized…
  • Oct 20

    Stalking Laws in Wisconsin

    Stalking Laws in Wisconsin
    Stalking cases are complicated and fraught with emotion. If you’ve been accused of stalking someone, it can feel like everyone is judging you. Like any other criminal charge, stalking is treated very seriously under Wisconsin law. This…
  • Oct 20

    Sexting Laws in Wisconsin

    Sexting Laws in Wisconsin
    With the rise of technology, it seems that everyone has a cell phone these days. While most people use their phones to make calls, send texts, and access social media accounts, there is a rise in the practice of ‘sexting,’…
Rank this Week: 2517

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

Covers immigration policies and criminal defense law in Austin, Texas.

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Oct 20

    Temporary Protection Status for Honduras and Nicaragua

    Temporary Protection Status for Honduras and Nicaragua
    The Secretary of Homeland Security recently announced that beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from Honduras and Nicaragua may now extend their protected status for an additional 18 months. The TPS prevents the deportation of…
  • May 21

    3 Places that Keep Austin Weird

    3 Places that Keep Austin Weird
    All across the United States, there are way too many towns and cities with the same big box stores, chain restaurants, and strip malls, and more seem to be popping up every year. If not a disturbing trend, it’s certainly a boring one.…
  • May 19

    Occupational Licenses: When You Need to Drive for Work

    Occupational Licenses: When You Need to Drive for Work
    Texas law allows the Department of Public Safety (DPS) to suspend or revoke a driver’s license in certain situations even if the person has not been convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI).  For example, a driver who refuses…
Rank this Week: 3873

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
  • Oct 20

    Of Dropbox and Data Breaches: Highlighting the need for increased cyber-security at home and in the workplace

    Of Dropbox and Data Breaches: Highlighting the need for increased cyber-security at home and in the workplace
    This guest post is authored by Michael B. Hayes. Hayes’ practice concentrates on commercial litigation, government and corporate investigations. Hayes is frequently called upon by clients and colleagues to provide legal expertise and…
  • Oct 15

    DOJ Policy Shift: No Waiver for Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Claim

    DOJ Policy Shift: No Waiver for Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Claim
    Back in January, we wrote about the challenge facing counsel when the United States Attorney’s Office requires a defendant to waive his or her Sixth Amendment claims of ineffective assistance of counsel as part of any plea deal. Today,…
  • Oct 14

    Supreme Court Denies Review of “Acquitted Conduct” Sentence

    Supreme Court Denies Review of “Acquitted Conduct” Sentence
    A defendant exercises his constitutional right to a jury trial and is proven guilty by a jury of his peers. The jury, confronted with multiple charges against the defendant, weighs the evidence and acquits on all counts, save one for ……
Rank this Week: 3044