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Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.dallascriminalappealslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3704

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Aug 26

    Justice Reinvestment on the Ground

    Justice Reinvestment on the Ground
    Among the two dozen or so states that have participated in Justice Reinvestment, North Carolina has become something of a darling. The goal of the initiative (summarized in this infographic) is to reduce spending on corrections, and North…
  • Aug 25

    Stealth Constitutional Amendment Could Bring Big Change

    Stealth Constitutional Amendment Could Bring Big Change
    This fall, North Carolina voters will decide whether to amend the state constitution. The proposed amendment would allow, for the first time, bench trials for felonies in superior court. Neither the media nor advocacy groups have paid…
  • Aug 22

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    The week saw a bit of musical chairs at the state supreme court. Chief Justice Parker stepped down as a result of mandatory retirement and then-Senior Associate Justice Martin was named Chief Justice. Then-court of appeals judge Bob Hunter…
Rank this Week: 4136

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

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

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Aug 26

    Pennsylvania Mutiny Chases Congress to Princeton, NJ

    Pennsylvania Mutiny Chases Congress to Princeton, NJ
    The Constitution provided for the creation of a “federal enclave” for the United States capital with these words: “To exercise exclusive Legislation in all Cases whatsoever, over such District (not exceeding ten Miles…
  • Aug 22

    Constitution’s Ninth Amendment: Protecting Unenumerated Right

    Constitution’s Ninth Amendment: Protecting Unenumerated Right
    On September 17, 1787 the drafting of the American Constitution was complete.  The proposed document was not without its detractors and several delegates who participated refused to sign the document.[1]  A major objection was the…
  • Aug 18

    Eighth Amendment: Banning Cruel and Unusual Punishment

    Eighth Amendment: Banning Cruel and Unusual Punishment
    The Eighth Amendment to the US Constitution is part of the Bill of Rights.  Along with the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendments it recognizes procedural rights for persons accused of crimes.  The purpose of these procedural rights is…
Rank this Week: 2941

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Citizens need to become educated about the right to trial by jury before November election

    Citizens need to become educated about the right to trial by jury before November election
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What is the difference between a misdemeanor and a felony?”   It is no exaggeration to posit that millions of men and women have fought and died for the…
  • Aug 21

    Following the rules the best course when visiting the courthouse

    Following the rules the best course when visiting the courthouse
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “If I have an outstanding warrant, what should I do?”   Many defendants in criminal cases may find coming to the county courthouse for mandatory court…
  • Aug 19

    CMPD police body cameras may mean Ferguson never comes to Charlotte

    CMPD police body cameras may mean Ferguson never comes to Charlotte
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Do I need to hire an attorney if I have been falsely accused?”   The shooting death of teen Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer—and the…
Rank this Week: 3510

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Levow & Associates.

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2865

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

http://www.youraffordabledefense.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog/
  • Aug 26

    Class X Felonies: What Do They Mean for You?

    Class X Felonies: What Do They Mean for You?
    You may have noticed in some Illinois news stories that people are charged with Class X felonies. The term “Class X felony” may raise questions for some, as it does not seem to cleanly fit into the scheme of Illinois felony…
  • Aug 22

    Quick Facts on Illinois Bicycle Law

    Quick Facts on Illinois Bicycle Law
    As you may have noticed, bicycle use is becoming more prevalent throughout the streets of Illinois. This means that motorists must become more mindful about sharing roadways with two-wheeled counterparts. Nonetheless, many bicyclists and…
  • Aug 19

    Understanding Domestic Violence Law in Illinoi

    Understanding Domestic Violence Law in Illinoi
    Illinois recognizes two types of domestic violence: domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery. Domestic battery is a Class A misdemeanor and may result in up to one year in jail and a $2,500 fine. Aggravated domestic battery is a Class…
Rank this Week: 4177

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal…

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal Defense

Covers criminal legal issues in the Colorado area. By Nathaniel Baca.

http://www.mtnlegal.com
  • Aug 26

    Bail Bonds in Denver – How to get out of Denver County Jail

    Bail Bonds in Denver – How to get out of Denver County Jail
    Mountain Legal has just released an informative guide to bail bonds in Denver to help people get out of Denver County Jail more quickly and efficiently.   The guide is available here: PDF Guide on Bail Bonds in Denver and getting out of…
  • Aug 25

    Cameras Necessary after Police Violence in the Wake of Ferguson Missouri

    Cameras Necessary after Police Violence in the Wake of Ferguson Missouri
    The tragedy of Ferguson has reached every corner of the World and has forced people to look at the current state of U.S. Police.  There are numerous questions surrounding the tragedy including fairness, race, and police brutality.…
  • Jul 22

    The Fellow Officer Rule in Colorado Criminal Case

    The Fellow Officer Rule in Colorado Criminal Case
    In criminal cases in Colorado, typically, more than one officer responds to the scene of a crime.  This is particularly true in felonies and more serious cases.  When multiple officers respond to the scene, different officers take…
Rank this Week: 3647

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
Rank this Week: 2811

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Aug 26

    The local option for marijuana, Part II: the theory of local control

    The local option for marijuana, Part II: the theory of local control
    In my last two posts, I’ve highlighted the emerging struggle between state and local governments for control of marijuana policy. My latest article tries to provide some guidance on whether states should give local governments the option of…
  • Aug 26

    "Washington's Marijuana Legalization Grows Knowledge, Not Just Pot"

    "Washington's Marijuana Legalization Grows Knowledge, Not Just Pot"
    The title of this post is the title of this terrific new Brookings research paper which takes a close look at Washington state’s early experience in legalization of recreational marijuana. Here is how the report is summarized on the…
  • Aug 22

    "Come on vacation, leave on probation" says Idaho lawyer about state's pot policy

    "Come on vacation, leave on probation" says Idaho lawyer about state's pot policy
    The quote in the title of this post is drawn from this new Businessweek article headlined "Marijuana Law Mayhem Splits U.S. as Travelers Get Busted." Here is how the lengthy article gets started: America is two nations when it comes…
Rank this Week: 2917

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

Answers common questions about arrests, court procedures and penalties that apply to the Fort Walton Beach & Destin, Florida area. By Shawn Lupella.

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
Rank this Week: 2838

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

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

    The Economic Reason why Zero Tolerance Will Remain in Place at Public School

    The Economic Reason why Zero Tolerance Will Remain in Place at Public School
    According to the American Bar Association Journal, public schools nationwide are backing down from entrenched zero-tolerance policies. While public school administrators may sincerely like to move toward a system where they can exercise…
  • Aug 25

    Mandatory Body Cameras on Law Enforcement: Just More of the Same

    Mandatory Body Cameras on Law Enforcement: Just More of the Same
    USA Today reports that a petition was submitted to the Obama administration advocating a policy that would require law enforcement to be equipped with a camera to record any interaction with the public. I suppose it would be something akin to…
  • Aug 16

    Places to Eat and See on Prison Visits in Georgia

    Places to Eat and See on Prison Visits in Georgia
    Part of the job I love the most is travel. I don’t mean exotic glamour travel. When I say travel, I’m talking about prison visits. And when I talk about prison visits, I’m talking about South Georgia (and sometimes Northwest…
Rank this Week: 4110

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Aug 26

    Recht kann irgendwie jeder

    Recht kann irgendwie jeder
    Urteile ergehen „Im Namen des Volkes“ – das ist auch gut so, denn dadurch bekommt Volkes Stimme einen kompetenten Vertreter an die Seite, der über die Schuld und das Strafmaß urteilt. Andersrum bekommt der Richter…
  • Aug 25

    Der Zufallsfund während einer Durchsuchung

    Der Zufallsfund während einer Durchsuchung
    Eine Durchsuchung ist das Absuchen einer Person oder Sache nach bestimmten Gegenständen oder zum Auffinden von Personen. Der bekannteste Fall ist die Hausdurchsuchung, die sich gegen Verdächtige einer Straftat (§ 102 StPO)…
  • Aug 25

    Was ist das Steuergeheimnis noch wert?

    Was ist das Steuergeheimnis noch wert?
    Das Steuergeheimnis ist das in § 30 AO näher ausgestaltete Grundprinzip des deutschen Steuerrechts. Dadurch werden Mitarbeiter der Finanzbehörden verpflichtet, im Besteuerungsverfahren gewonnene Erkenntnisse nicht an Dritte…
Rank this Week: 3050

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Fergusson, MO and Me

    Fergusson, MO and Me
    Mimi always says I manage to turn everything into stories about me, but this is hard not to. This is where I grew up. Well, not exactly. But my parents and older sisters lived in Fergusson right before I was born. I grew up hearing this…
  • Aug 4

    Why I am Against the Death Penalty

    Why I am Against the Death Penalty
    China, Iran, North Korea, and The U.S.A. What do we all have in common? How could we possibly have anything in common with those despotic dictatorial terroristic States? You guessed it. We all kill people who commit crimes. Great…
  • Aug 1

    Lawyer Confidentiality Matter

    Lawyer Confidentiality Matter
    I am sitting at one of my favorite spots in Ballard on a beautiful summer afternoon. Miro Tea. It's great because the wi-fi is fast, it's quiet, and you can sit on the sidewalk and work away while everyone else strolls by being relaxed. …
Rank this Week: 4783

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/
  • Aug 25

    U.S. v. Watkins - Pre-Questioning Promises of a Police Officer

    U.S. v. Watkins - Pre-Questioning Promises of a Police Officer
    If ever there existed a glaring example of why defendants should never trust the promises of a police officer or federal agent prior to giving a statement, it's the recent case of U.S. v. Watkins, which was heard recently by the U.S. Court of…
  • Aug 18

    Washington v. Gonzalez - Guilty Adjudication Affirmed in Juvenile Sex Crime Case

    Washington v. Gonzalez - Guilty Adjudication Affirmed in Juvenile Sex Crime Case
    Although juveniles in Washington's criminal justice system are afforded certain protections not necessarily granted to adults, they should seek experienced legal representation when facing serious criminal allegations. Although the…
  • Aug 11

    Washington v. Halls - Domestic Violence Offender Challenges Conviction

    Washington v. Halls - Domestic Violence Offender Challenges Conviction
    There is almost never a circumstance in which an offender facing serious felony charges should opt to represent himself. This is true regardless of education and background. Even attorneys charged with crimes will usually opt for outside…
Rank this Week: 3924

Minnesota Law Blog

Minnesota Law Blog

Covers Minnesota criminal law. By Paul Edlund.

http://pauledlundlaw.com/law-blog/
  • Aug 25

    Excessive Force By Police May Be More Common Than We Think

    Excessive Force By Police May Be More Common Than We Think
    New findings by the FBI suggest that officer-involved excessive force incidents may be more common than we think because of underreported statistics. The report, commissioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, estimates that there were…
  • Aug 20

    Attorney General Arrives in Ferguson As Tensions Rise

    Attorney General Arrives in Ferguson As Tensions Rise
    Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. arrived in St. Louis on Wednesday to meet with local community leaders and law enforcement officials in an effort to calm the civil unrest that has broken out in Ferguson in the wake of the fatal shooting of…
  • Aug 12

    Fresno Police Follow Duluth’s Footsteps With Body Camera

    Fresno Police Follow Duluth’s Footsteps With Body Camera
    The Fresno police department is taking a page out of Duluth’s playbook by purchasing 100 body cameras for officers to use on the force. The Fresno City Council authorized the purchase of 100 body cameras on Thursday for use in the…
Rank this Week: 3533

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Former Criminal Defense Attorney Sentenced To Jail

    Former Criminal Defense Attorney Sentenced To Jail
    A few months ago we posted an article about a criminal defense attorney who was arrested for smuggling various illegal drugs into the Baltimore County Detention Center. The police investigative reports and charging documents described a…
  • Aug 16

    Federal Judge Upholds Maryland Gun Law

    Federal Judge Upholds Maryland Gun Law
    The Maryland Firearms Safety Act went into effect almost one year ago, and at that time most of the news stories were centered on record sales at state gun shops, which resulted in many of the popular handgun models being sold out at local…
  • Aug 11

    Baltimore Youth Curfew Now In Effect

    Baltimore Youth Curfew Now In Effect
    Just a couple months after a near unanimous vote by the city council, one of the strictest youth curfews is now officially the law of Baltimore City. Starting last Friday, all children under the age of 14 are required to be indoors at 9 p.m.…
Rank this Week: 4059

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Aug 25

    Tempe Police Begin “Safe & Sober” Campaign as ASU Fall Semester Commence

    Tempe Police Begin “Safe & Sober” Campaign as ASU Fall Semester Commence
    As classes start again for ASU students, Tempe Police begin their new “Safe & Sober Campaign” to prevent unnecessary, unwanted, and generally irresponsible behavior around campus. During the past few semesters, ASU has made…
  • Aug 22

    Penalties for Animal Cruelty in Arizona

    Penalties for Animal Cruelty in Arizona
    Tre’vonte Mitchell, an 18-year-old Ohio teen, was recently arrested for punting a cat like a football. Mitchell’s friend Roy Hill filmed the entire incident, and afterwards posted it to Facebook where it gained the attention of…
  • Aug 20

    Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor Charge

    Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor Charge
    A mother in North Carolina was arrested for helping her teen son set himself on fire. This occurred because of a trending social media dare known as the “fire challenge.” Basically, one friend dares another friend via a video…
Rank this Week: 3338

DWI Defense in Louisiana

DWI Defense in Louisiana

Covers DWI/DUI. By James Bates.

http://jamesbatesdwilaw.com/articles/
  • Aug 25

    NOT GUILTY! Client who allegedly blew .16 found Not Guilty.

    NOT GUILTY! Client who allegedly blew .16 found Not Guilty.
    We successfully defended a client recently who allegedly blew a .16 after being stopped at a DWI checkpoint. The Louisiana Supreme Court has established specific requirements for a DWI checkpoint to comply with an citizen’s United…
  • Jun 29

    Many Louisiana DUI Checkpoints are Unconstitutional–If you know how to challenge

    Many Louisiana DUI Checkpoints are Unconstitutional–If you know how to challenge
    Under both the US and Louisiana Constitutions even the temporary stop of vehicles constitutes a Fourth Amendment seizure.  Law-enforcement personnel must justify any infringement of the rights of citizens.  The Louisiana Supreme…
  • Feb 21

    Knowledge and Experience–What you need to successfully defend your DUI case.

    Knowledge and Experience–What you need to successfully defend your DUI case.
    The National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) is the preeminent organization for DUI defense attorneys in the United States. Members of the NCDD include many the most experienced and best qualified DUI defense attorneys in the country. James L.…
Rank this Week: 3089

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/
  • Aug 25

    Can You Videotape Police Officers?

    Can You Videotape Police Officers?
    With the recent events in Ferguson Missouri and other areas, the question is being raised whether bystanders can film police officers while they are doing their jobs, and to what extent police officers can prevent filming or even confiscate…
  • Aug 21

    Removal of Names From Sex Offender List is Based on Sound Legal Principle

    Removal of Names From Sex Offender List is Based on Sound Legal Principle
    Thousands of defendants convicted of sex-related crimes are being removed from Maryland's sex offender lists after a recent court ruling. Although the initial reaction is outrage, the legal principles that justify removing the names are sound…
  • Aug 5

    Driver Who Hit "Zombie Walkers" Won't be Charged With a Crime

    Driver Who Hit "Zombie Walkers" Won't be Charged With a Crime
    The annual pop culture, movie and comic gathering Comic-Con in San Diego has unexpectedly brought forth some interesting questions over who is responsible for a woman hit by a car. Differing opinions of what actually happened, the oddity of…
Rank this Week: 4697

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Covers South Carolina personal injury and criminnal law news.

http://www.rjrlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 25

    What You Should Expect From Your Workers Comp Lawyer

    What You Should Expect From Your Workers Comp Lawyer
    Rock Hill / Fort Mill / Indian Land Workers Comp Lawyer  While there are many attorneys in York County, there are relatively few lawyers that focus their practices on workers’ compensation here in Rock Hill, Fort Mill, or Indian…
  • Aug 3

    Decubitus Ulcers Bedsores | Preventable But Deadly

    Decubitus Ulcers Bedsores | Preventable But Deadly
    Bedsores or Decubitus Ulcers Are Always Preventable If Proper Care is Given  As a former Registerd Nurse (RN), attorney Robert J. Reeves used to treat patients in the Intensive Care Unit who were clinging to life from a Stage…
  • Aug 2

    Felony DUI | SC DUI Attorney

    Felony DUI | SC DUI Attorney
    Felony DUI Arrest  Being charged with any DUI offense is always serious, and a conviction will result in a permanent criminal record. But, a DUI is a misdemeanor and usually only requires payment of fines, ADSAP, SR-22 insurance, and…
Rank this Week: 3855

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Law Office of James Alston.

http://houstoncrimedefense.com/blog
  • Aug 25

    Take Action Now If the Cops Are Investigating You for Check Fraud?

    Take Action Now If the Cops Are Investigating You for Check Fraud?
    Using a check to obtain money in an illegal way may be prosecuted as check fraud. This can include activities like writing checks with insufficient funds or forging a check. The penalties for check fraud can range from fines and mandatory…
  • Aug 20

    Should I Turn Myself in for Cyber Crimes?

    Should I Turn Myself in for Cyber Crimes?
    Most computer crimes that get extensive media coverage are stories of expert criminals who steal important information. In reality, there is a long list of computer related activities that can be prosecuted as cyber crimes. Identity theft,…
  • Aug 15

    Money Laundering: Common Defense Strategies to Ensure Freedom

    Money Laundering: Common Defense Strategies to Ensure Freedom
    Money laundering is a criminal offense involving the illegal use of money that was the product of crime. These charges are often filed in cases involving organized crime. The term “laundering” refers to the way in which…
Rank this Week: 2905

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Justin T. Surginer.

http://jtslegal.com/blog/
  • Aug 25

    Think Twice before Turning Yourself in for a DWI

    Think Twice before Turning Yourself in for a DWI
    It’s a story that happens all too often. A group of friends are having a good time at their favorite bar until closing time comes around. One of them doesn’t feel too tipsy and decides to drive home. Within minutes, he’s…
  • Aug 20

    What Are the Texas Laws Regarding Cocaine Possession?

    What Are the Texas Laws Regarding Cocaine Possession?
    Texas has some of the toughest drug laws in the nation. This is especially true for drug offenses involving cocaine. A criminal conviction for possession of even a small amount of cocaine can lead to incarceration, fines and probation. These…
  • Aug 15

    I Got Accused of Hit and Run…What’s Next

    I Got Accused of Hit and Run…What’s Next
    According to the law, motorists who are involved in vehicle accidents are expected to remain at the scene long enough to assess the damage, provide identification and determine if emergency services need to be alerted. If medical assistance…
Rank this Week: 2903

Houston Criminal Law Blog

Houston Criminal Law Blog

By Rand Mintzer.

http://www.mintzerlaw.com/blog
  • Aug 25

    Watch Out: The Police Are Gathering Embezzlement Evidence Right Now

    Watch Out: The Police Are Gathering Embezzlement Evidence Right Now
    The presumption of innocence granted to the accused in criminal cases places the burden of proving guilt on the prosecution. Prosecutors must present evidence to convince the jurors that each element of the crime was committed by the…
  • Aug 20

    Tax Evasion: You May Avoid Prosecution with the Statue of Limitation

    Tax Evasion: You May Avoid Prosecution with the Statue of Limitation
    Rarely do people run into someone who enjoys paying income taxes, and an even rarer occurrence is meeting someone who wants to pay more to the government in taxes than is required. Using legitimate methods such as allowable deductions and…
  • Aug 15

    Escape Identity Theft Charges with These Defense Strategie

    Escape Identity Theft Charges with These Defense Strategie
    Because of the harm identity theft can inflict upon a victim, Texas is similar to other states in treating it as a serious criminal offense. Identity theft in Texas can be prosecuted as a state jail felony all the way up to a felony of the…
Rank this Week: 2821

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Aug 25

    OAS Charge Dismissed- Client Never Set Foot in Maine Courtroom

    OAS Charge Dismissed- Client Never Set Foot in Maine Courtroom
    As we often find in life, people move on, and not just figuratively. We are a mobile society and people are the move, for their education, career, family or just a change in scenery, people are no longer tied to their home town, as compared…
  • Aug 20

    Dismissed Felony Domestic Violence Charge

    Dismissed Felony Domestic Violence Charge
    Facing Felony Domestic Violence Charges A domestic violence charge in Maine occurs when certain crimes, such as assault, criminal threatening and terrorizing, among other crimes, are committed against a family or household member. In most…
  • Aug 6

    I didn’t know my license was suspended. Can I be charged with OAS?

    I didn’t know my license was suspended. Can I be charged with OAS?
    You may have been pulled over for a routine traffic check. After the police officer ran your plates, the officer informed you that your driver’s license was suspended. You are now charged with a misdemeanor crime of operating after…
Rank this Week: 3253

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers news and updates on Alabama DUI cases. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.alabamaduilawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Checkpoints in Alabama Increase Through Labor Day

    Checkpoints in Alabama Increase Through Labor Day
    DUI checkpoints in Alabama will increase from mid-August through Labor Day. The “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign is intended to reduce the number of drunk drivers on the road, but will ultimately result in an increased…
  • Aug 20

    Alabama and Tennessee Team Up to Launch DUI Campaign

    Alabama and Tennessee Team Up to Launch DUI Campaign
    In Alabama and nationwide, anti-DUI campaigns are launched to prevent drunk driving accidents. While the efforts are well intentioned, law enforcement departments, agencies, and their officers will be aggressively targeting drivers with…
  • Aug 17

    Former Birmingham Mayor’s Grandson Charged With DUI, Felony Murder

    Former Birmingham Mayor’s Grandson Charged With DUI, Felony Murder
    In a bizarre and tragic DUI case, the grandson of a former Birmingham mayor has been charged with murder after an alcohol-related accident resulted in the death of a Georgia woman. According to local news reports, the 23-year-old defendant…
Rank this Week: 4247

King Law Offices Blog

King Law Offices Blog

Discusses traffic matters, family law, criminal law, wills and estate planning and personal injury law as it relates to North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://kinglawoffices.com/blog/
  • Aug 24

    Do I Really Need to do a Title Search?

    Do I Really Need to do a Title Search?
    When someone buys a new home or new property, a title search needs to be conducted to make sure there are no problems with the title of the house or property. For example, if you purchase land that has a lien attached to it, you, as the new…
  • Aug 21

    Local Attorney Brittany Waters Joins Our Firm

    Local Attorney Brittany Waters Joins Our Firm
    Lifelong Cleveland County resident and local attorney Brittany Waters joined King, Crotts, Duncan & Jaynes with a new position in their Shelby office.  Ms. Waters has concentrated her practice around family law, criminal law, and…
  • Aug 19

    How Facebook and Social Media Can Affect your Child Custody Case

    How Facebook and Social Media Can Affect your Child Custody Case
    The majority of people today are, in some way, linked in to social media. This allows families to keep in contact with each other like never before. However, in some child custody situations social media can pose a huge problem. Most child…
Rank this Week: 2988

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    Search and Seizure - Automobile

    Search and Seizure - Automobile
    In Florida, as in most states, often times there is a solid white line, otherwise known as a "stop line," that precedes the cross-walk at an intersection. In a recent case decided by one of Florida's District Court of Appeals (DCA), the…
  • Aug 23

    Can my cell phone be searched without a warrant in Florida?

    Can my cell phone be searched without a warrant in Florida?
    In Smallwood v. State, 113 So. 3rd 724 (Fla. 2013), the Florida Supreme Court confronted the issue of whether a cell phone could be searched without law enforcement first obtaining a search warrant when the cell phone was seized during an…
  • Aug 23

    Sentencing - Federal

    Sentencing - Federal
    The Third Circuit Court of Appeals handed down an interesting ruling in US v. Bagdy, No. 13-2975 (3rd Cir. Aug. 21, 2014), reversing a Federal District Court's (trial court) revocation of supervised released despite calling the defendant's…
Rank this Week: 2850

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 23

    The Top 5 Ways to Avoid Getting a 14-219 Stamford Speeding Ticket

    The Top 5 Ways to Avoid Getting a 14-219 Stamford Speeding Ticket
    As Labor Day approaches, so do local Greenwich and Stamford holiday weekend speed traps, which means more 14-219 and 14-218a speeding tickets in Stamford, Greenwich and Darien.   Same goes for cell phone tickets in Stamford and…
  • Aug 18

    Reversing Your Connecticut Possession of Marijuana Infraction Guilty Plea

    Reversing Your Connecticut Possession of Marijuana Infraction Guilty Plea
    When it comes to Connecticut marijuana infraction tickets and the way the court system punishes people for simple pot possession, I wonder if State lawmakers were smoking something themselves when they passed these new marijuana laws. …
  • Aug 12

    Stamford Domestic Violence Victims Can Break Rental Leases Without Penalty

    Stamford Domestic Violence Victims Can Break Rental Leases Without Penalty
    There is a little known nugget of Connecticut real estate law that residential landlords are trying to keep under wraps from domestic violence victims in Stamford, Greenwich and elsewhere in Connecticut.  In fact, did you know that…
Rank this Week: 3427

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Maryland Court’s Refusal to Give Requested Jury Instruction Upheld

    Maryland Court’s Refusal to Give Requested Jury Instruction Upheld
    Criminal cases vary a great deal, from the moment when a person is arrested and charges are filed to the conclusion of a jury trial or plea bargain. Under Maryland law, criminal defendants are typically afforded the right to a trial by jury.…
  • Aug 8

    Refusal to Suppress DNA Evidence Does Not Violate Constitution or Maryland State Law

    Refusal to Suppress DNA Evidence Does Not Violate Constitution or Maryland State Law
    The collection, retention, and use of DNA evidence in a criminal matter can raise various privacy concerns. In a recent Maryland case, a homeless man, George Varriale, voluntarily provided his own DNA samples to the local county police…
  • Jul 22

    Maryland Court Reviews Another Case Concerning the Waiver of a Jury Trial

    Maryland Court Reviews Another Case Concerning the Waiver of a Jury Trial
    A defendant in a criminal case has certain identifiable rights under Maryland state law, such as the right to a trial by jury. As we discussed in a recent blog post, a defendant may elect to waive the right to a jury trial at any time before…
Rank this Week: 3334

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.sandiegoduilawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3486

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Trial Court Erred in Setting Aside Alleged Robber’s Negotiated Plea

    Trial Court Erred in Setting Aside Alleged Robber’s Negotiated Plea
    One of the important elements of the criminal justice system is the ability of attorneys for the prosecution and attorneys representing the accused to engage in negotiations to settle the outcome of the case. Once a trial court accepts a…
  • Aug 18

    Meth Evidence Collected in Illegal Florida Traffic Stop Was Inadmissible, Leads to Reversal of Conviction

    Meth Evidence Collected in Illegal Florida Traffic Stop Was Inadmissible, Leads to Reversal of Conviction
    When encountering people they believe have committed crimes, police officers often become keenly aware of traffic offenses. That’s because even the most minor of offenses creates a valid reason to pull over that person’s vehicle.…
  • Jul 30

    Pasco Sheriff has your medical record

    Pasco Sheriff has your medical record
    In a case that’s been ongoing since 2011, the State of Florida is prosecuting Dr. William Crumbley for allegedly running a non licensed pain management clinic, a third degree felony.  The State alleges that Dr. Crumbley wrote…
Rank this Week: 2964

Washington State DUI and Criminal…

Washington State DUI and Criminal Traffic Blog

Covers DUI and traffic law issues. By W. james Kotlowski.

http://duiseattleblog.typepad.com/dui_seattle/
  • Aug 22

    What's the maximum penalty for Boating Under the Influence (BUI)?

    What's the maximum penalty for Boating Under the Influence (BUI)?
    Boating Under the Influence (BUI) in Washington State is a Gross Misdemeanor with a maximum penalty of 364 days in Jail and a $5000 fine. However, there is no license suspension with BUI.
  • Aug 21

    What's a Jail Status Check Hearing?

    What's a Jail Status Check Hearing?
    Some Courts (like Seattle Municipal Court) will set a Hearing to check whether you have turned yourself into the Jail as required by the Order of Commitment. If you have not done so, you must show up at the hearing...
  • Aug 20

    How many days do I have to request a DOL Hearing?

    How many days do I have to request a DOL Hearing?
    In Washington State, you have twenty (20) days from the date of your arrest to request a Department of Licensing (DOL) DUI Hearing appealing your upcoming suspension or revocation. You can do so online Request online DUI Hearing or by...
Rank this Week: 3685

Riverside CA Personal Injury Law…

Riverside CA Personal Injury Law Blog

By Rizio & Nelson.

http://www.rizioandnelson.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    Driver pleads no contest to motor vehicle accident in California

    Driver pleads no contest to motor vehicle accident in California
    Negligent driving is one of the most common causes for accidents, but the majority of the crashes caused are not severe enough to injure those involved. However, if an accident is serious enough to fatally injure one victim, it can...
  • Aug 14

    Motor vehicle accident kills 1 in California

    Motor vehicle accident kills 1 in California
    Car accidents occur every day throughout the United States, and these accidents have a range of causes from negligence to DUI. However, some accidents are not caused by driver error, but freak mishaps that are unexpected by everyone involved.…
  • Aug 6

    Fatal truck accident in California kills 2

    Fatal truck accident in California kills 2
    Tractor-trailers are a popular way for companies to transport their goods from one place to another in the United States, but when the drivers do not fully pay attention to the road, it can have severe consequences. Negligence by the...
Rank this Week: 4306

White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

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

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
Rank this Week: 3017

Atlanta DUI Blog

Atlanta DUI Blog

Covers DUI news. By Clark & Towne.

http://www.clarktowne.com/dui-blog
  • Aug 21

    Labor Day roadblocks in Georgia and surrounding state

    Labor Day roadblocks in Georgia and surrounding state
    By Jessica Towne Starting Friday August 29 through the end of Labor Day, be on the lookout for road blocks near the Georgia state lines with Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. The sheriffs’ departments and…
  • Aug 4

    What driving mistake will cost you 6 points on your license?

    What driving mistake will cost you 6 points on your license?
    By Jessica Towne School starts August 5 It seems like summer has just begun, but it’s already time for us to make way for the big, yellow school buses. When you see a stopped bus, remember that: ALL traffic traveling in both…
  • Jul 28

    DUI? Blame your liver!

    DUI? Blame your liver!
    By Jessica Towne Must be 50 ways to love your liver.... As you enter your 40s, most people find they can’t drink as much as they used to. As busy working folks who rarely have time for a drink, most don’t even notice this until…
Rank this Week: 3478

Leyba Defense blog

Leyba Defense blog

Covers Washington State criminal matters including DUI issues.

http://www.leyba-defense.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    Study done on insurance costs following Washington State DUI

    Study done on insurance costs following Washington State DUI
    An interesting study was recently done by a company called NerdWallet.  Basically it looked at all the major cities in Washington State and what an average insurance premium would look like following a DUI conviction.  The article…
  • Jul 22

    New WA case rules in the favor of defense when it comes to search warrants and DUI

    New WA case rules in the favor of defense when it comes to search warrants and DUI
    A recent case came out from the Washington State Court of Appeals Division 1 that *shocker* is in favor of the defense.  The case is State v. Martines.  From my reading of the opinion this potentially could be a big deal that may…
  • Jul 21

    Seattle Police are preparing to arrest more marijuana impaired driver

    Seattle Police are preparing to arrest more marijuana impaired driver
    I saw this news story a few weeks ago and I have been meaning to blog about it.  However work has gotten really crazy lately and I’m now just getting to it so I apologize.  Now that the first legal marijuana shop has opened in…
Rank this Week: 3034

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Felony Murder Rule in Chicago Homicide

    Felony Murder Rule in Chicago Homicide
    A 15-year-old Chicago boy was charged in February with the murder of his friend, a 16-year-old Chicago boy, who was shot in the head during the commission of an armed robbery. But this case has a twist – the victim was killed by an…
  • Aug 20

    Chicago Attempted Murder Charge and Self-Defense

    Chicago Attempted Murder Charge and Self-Defense
    A Chicago man was recently charged with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing another man in the chest. Based on the bare facts, it seems like a slam dunk case. The stabbing took place in a bar, in full-view of dozens of witnesses who,…
  • Aug 18

    Plea Agreement Results in No Prison Time for Role in Illinois Kidnapping

    Plea Agreement Results in No Prison Time for Role in Illinois Kidnapping
    A Waukegan woman was sentenced to 24 months of probation and six months intermittent imprisonment, to be served via electronic monitoring and home confinement, for her role in the kidnapping, beating and sexual assault of another woman. The…
Rank this Week: 3453

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
  • Aug 20

    What Are The Penalties For Possession Of Firearms For Unlawful Purposes In New Jersey?

    What Are The Penalties For Possession Of Firearms For Unlawful Purposes In New Jersey?
    The charge of Possessing Weapons for Unlawful Purposes is a relatively vague charge, especially if considered on its own. To be convicted, the state has to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you were in possession of a weapon, and that it…
  • Aug 20

    What Are The Penalties For Arson In New Jersey?

    What Are The Penalties For Arson In New Jersey?
    Arson is charged along four degrees in New Jersey, depending on factors specific to each level. At the Fourth Degree level, you are being charged with the crime of failing to report a fire or failing to take reasonable steps to put out a…
  • Aug 20

    What Are The Penalties For Unlawful Possession Of A Firearm In New Jersey?

    What Are The Penalties For Unlawful Possession Of A Firearm In New Jersey?
    New Jersey’s gun laws are some of the toughest in the nation, and they are convoluted enough that they’ve caught up plenty of law abiding citizens who were safely, responsibly possessing firearms they were licensed to own and even…
Rank this Week: 3126

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

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

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    What Are The Penalties For DWI For A 19-year-old In New Jersey?

    What Are The Penalties For DWI For A 19-year-old In New Jersey?
    For drivers who aren’t yet 21, New Jersey’s DWI statute casts a much wider net than it does for drivers of legal drinking age. As a 19-year-old, a blood alcohol reading of between .01 – .79 is enough to get you charged with…
  • Aug 20

    Does It Matter Which County In New Jersey I Was Charged With DWI In?

    Does It Matter Which County In New Jersey I Was Charged With DWI In?
    Penalties for DWI are uniform across New Jersey’s 21 counties, so in that sense it doesn’t matter where in the state you were stopped. What does matter for any DWI prosecution is the quality of legal defense you have, which is…
  • Aug 13

    How Do I Get To And From Work If I’m Convicted Of DWI In New Jersey?

    How Do I Get To And From Work If I’m Convicted Of DWI In New Jersey?
    How you get to and from work and other essentials of life after a DWI in New Jersey is entirely up to you – as long as you don’t get there by driving a car. Once your license is revoked for drunk driving, you’re fully…
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Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Richard Landes.

http://www.jaxfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2921

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Aug 20

    BGer 1C_810/2013 vom 14. Juli 2014: Mobilfunkantenne darf gebaut werden

    BGer 1C_810/2013 vom 14. Juli 2014: Mobilfunkantenne darf gebaut werden
    Im vorliegenden Urteil hat Bundesgericht BGer die Beschwerde gegen einen 21 M hohen Mast mit Antennen auf dem Areal des Bahnhofs Meilen abgelehnt. Die Swisscom hatte die Baubewilligung dafür von der Baubehörde im November 2010…
  • Aug 14

    BVGer Urteil B-4820/2012: Kein Schutz für "Absinthe", "Fée verte" und "La Bleue"

    BVGer Urteil B-4820/2012: Kein Schutz für "Absinthe", "Fée verte" und "La Bleue"
    Gemäss Medienmitteilung vom 13. August 2014 hat das Bundesverwaltungsgericht (BVGer) in seinem Urteil B-4820/2012 vom 8. August 2014 die letzten elf Beschwerden gegen die Entscheidung des Bundesamts für Landwirtschaft (BLW) vom…
  • Aug 11

    Eigenmietwert: Diskussionen um eine Reduktion oder Abschaffung im Gang

    Eigenmietwert: Diskussionen um eine Reduktion oder Abschaffung im Gang
    Gemäss Medienberichten gibt es sowohl auf Bundes- wie auch auf Kantonsebene neue Bestrebungen, den Eigentümermietwert abzuschaffen oder zumindest zu reduzieren (vgl. bspw. NZZ vom 09.08.2014, S. 13). Heute muss derjenige, der ein…
Rank this Week: 3443

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Aug 20

    State Patrol Makes DUI Traffic Stop While Driving Motorhome

    State Patrol Makes DUI Traffic Stop While Driving Motorhome
    In the early hours of Saturday, August 9, a Washington State Patrol lieutenant exited onto 156th Street from eastbound Interstate 90 in Bellevue and observed a 2001 Honda Accord driving erratically. At the time, the lieutenant was driving a…
  • Aug 8

    Dichter Law Office Celebrating 5 Years in Business!

    Dichter Law Office Celebrating 5 Years in Business!
    Dichter Law Office, PLLC is proud to announce that we have just celebrated our five year anniversary! Since first opening our firm we have achieved a substantial number of successful results on behalf of our clients and are excited for the…
  • Jul 29

    Washington Court of Appeals Rules to Require Warrants for Testing DUI Blood Sample

    Washington Court of Appeals Rules to Require Warrants for Testing DUI Blood Sample
    Last week, the Washington state Court of Appeals ruled that law enforcement officers throughout Washington must obtain warrants before sending blood samples of suspected drunk drivers to a lab for analysis. The decision, which protects the…
Rank this Week: 3671

Law Office of David P. Shapiro…

Law Office of David P. Shapiro Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneyatlaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    Racial Tensions from Ferguson, MO felt in San Diego

    Racial Tensions from Ferguson, MO felt in San Diego
    The shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri has led to nationwide demonstrations and concerns about racial profiling. Ferguson, a working-class suburb of St. Louis, was the scene of the shooting earlier this month. Police…
  • Aug 5

    Multiple Felonies Charged in San Marcos Motorcycle Crash

    Multiple Felonies Charged in San Marcos Motorcycle Crash
    Another tragedy in the San Diego area occurred last week in San Marcos. A man was riding his motorcycle in the early morning hours on Las Flores Drive. Police say another man, driving a Toyota 4Runner SUV, approached the intersection at S.…
  • Jul 17

    Misdemeanor Charged for Leaving Child Unattended in Car

    Misdemeanor Charged for Leaving Child Unattended in Car
    Perhaps the strangest thing about incidents where young children are left alone in parked cars is that we seem to be hearing about more and more of them lately. Perhaps it’s just that people are becoming more aware of the dangers, but…
Rank this Week: 4143

Law Offices of David A. Black

Law Offices of David A. Black

Discusses criminal law issues for people in Phoenix, Arizona.

http://www.dbphoenixcriminallawyer.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    Teacher Drunk in Class . . . Again!

    Teacher Drunk in Class . . . Again!
    Math is, for many students, a very difficult subject. Imagine compounding that difficulty by being taught by a teacher who is not only drunk, but completely wasted! If you think the story is fiction, think again. At least that’s what…
  • Aug 5

    Pubic Sexual Indecency Charged in Hot Tub Romp

    Pubic Sexual Indecency Charged in Hot Tub Romp
    Public sexual indecency charges have been filed against two women and a man after they reportedly engaged in sexual activity in a hot tub at a Peoria (AZ) apartment complex. Police say they were called to the scene by someone who heard a…
  • Jul 17

    Almost Two Years Later, Bar Owner Arrested on Sex Charge

    Almost Two Years Later, Bar Owner Arrested on Sex Charge
    An Arizona bar owner has been charged with sexual abuse and unlawfully taking pictures of a partially nude job applicant. The story, if true, may appear to be rather strange, although the circumstances surrounding the allegations may be more…
Rank this Week: 4140

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    FIVE THINGS TO DO WHEN YOU SEE POLICE MISCONDUCT IN FLORIDA

    FIVE THINGS TO DO WHEN YOU SEE POLICE MISCONDUCT IN FLORIDA
    If that noise in the cellar is just another officer drinking some of your best wine, then maybe it's time to consider some aspects of officer misconduct. In Florida we don't have many wine cellars at least not located under…
  • Aug 16

    Why American Law Enforcement Wages War Against U

    Why American Law Enforcement Wages War Against U
    The current crisis of police violence, gamesmanship and civil rights violations in Ferguson, Missouri - of all places - brings to light the guiding militaristic 'win at all costs' operational guidepost of American law enforcement.…
  • Aug 11

    Federal Judge Arrested For Second Domestic Battery Should Resign Or Be Impeached

    Federal Judge Arrested For Second Domestic Battery Should Resign Or Be Impeached
    A federal judge on vacation was released on bail after being represented by the public defender's office at his initial appearance for domestic battery this weekend. Beyond the fact that any judge - particularly a federal judge - should have…
Rank this Week: 3555