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Gigstad Law Office LLC Blog

Gigstad Law Office LLC Blog

Covers criminal defense topics, including DUI, checkpoints, and traffic tickets.

http://www.gigstadlaw.com/Criminal-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Dec 8

    Robert Gigstad Selected for The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 for 2015

    Robert Gigstad Selected for The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 for 2015
    In another display of his commitment to legal excellence, Attorney Gigstad was selected for the The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers for 2015. Gigstad Law Office, LLC is extremely proud of this latest legal accolade and is…
  • Oct 29

    Attorney Robert Gigstad is Accepted to the Earl E. O'Connor Chapter of the American Inns of Court

    Attorney Robert Gigstad is Accepted to the Earl E. O'Connor Chapter of the American Inns of Court
    Attorney Robert Gigstad, the founder of Gigstad Law Office, LLC, was recently accepted into the Earl E. O' Connor Chapter of the American Inns of Court. The American Inns of Court is an association of judges, attorneys, and other legal…
  • Sep 19

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 9/19/14 - 9/21/14

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 9/19/14 - 9/21/14
    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 9/19/14 - 9/21/14 Another weekend, and more checkpoints. There's a lot going on this weekend with the Plaza Art Fair, the Royals in town, etc. and the police will be on the look out! Here's what we…
Rank this Week: 3834

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/
  • Dec 8

    Wrongfully Convicted Man Can Continue Lawsuit Against Baltimore

    Wrongfully Convicted Man Can Continue Lawsuit Against Baltimore
    Watching network TV police shows, you see a lot of storylines involving those who are wrongfully accused. The prosecution hides evidence, a witness is corrupt, and an innocent man goes to jail. That may seem like TV drama. But a recent case…
  • Nov 20

    Constitutional Rights Harder to Invoke for Defendants Than You May Think

    Constitutional Rights Harder to Invoke for Defendants Than You May Think
    A recent Maryland criminal case has made a statement about the constitutional rights of those convicted of crimes. Unfortunately, the decision makes an accused's invocation of constitutional rights harder, instead of easier. The Facts of the…
  • Nov 3

    Juror Misconduct Threatens Rights of Criminal Defendants and Integrity of the System

    Juror Misconduct Threatens Rights of Criminal Defendants and Integrity of the System
    Our criminal and civil justice system relies upon the integrity and ethics of our jurors. We are unique in that we have a jury system to determine the outcome of those arrested for crime in Maryland and beyond, but with that privilege also…
Rank this Week: 4737

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

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

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
Rank this Week: 3071

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Dec 7

    LIE-INS, DIE-INS AND POLICE SHOOTINGS

    LIE-INS, DIE-INS AND POLICE SHOOTINGS
    LIE-INS, DIE-INS AND POLICE SHOOTINGS Posted December 7, 2014 By Edmund R. Folsom   Just as every cop is a criminal And all the sinners saints As heads is tails Just call me Lucifer ‘Cause I’m in need of some restraint…
  • Nov 20

    Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors & Installers.

    Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors & Installers.
    Posted by Edmund R. Folsom November 20, 2014 Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors & Installers. The following is a list of Vendors and Installers of approved ignition interlock devices for the State of Maine, reflecting installer…
  • Oct 18

    SEARCHES & SEIZURES, LIBERTY VS. SECURITY

    SEARCHES & SEIZURES, LIBERTY VS. SECURITY
    SEARCHES & SEIZURES, LIBERTY VS. SECURITY Posted by Edmund R. Folsom October 18, 2014 A few loosely related matters caught my attention in the news yesterday. One was a piece by Charles Krauthammer, in which he criticized…
Rank this Week: 3743

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: 3361

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

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

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Dec 6

    Life, Liberty, Happiness, Law

    Life, Liberty, Happiness, Law
    It will come as a surprise to some, but the United States of America did not always exist. For thousands of years – even tens of thousands, and tens of tens of thousands – before what would later be called “the Grand…
  • Dec 5

    A Giant Ball of Shit

    A Giant Ball of Shit
    It frequently happens when I get a new client that I hear some variation on the following: I’m completely innocent. I didn’t do anything. The witnesses, and police officers are lying. Nobody even saw me anywhere near where this…
  • Dec 3

    Blaming the Messenger

    Blaming the Messenger
    Michael Konopasek, of Seattle’s KING 5 News, reports on a real problem today: [There is a]n overwhelming negative perception of law enforcement, which is making their jobs difficult. This is a huge problem: In the…
Rank this Week: 4382

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers the defense of violent crimes, sex crimes, theft crimes, and firearm offenses. By Frank Fernandez.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4746

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By John Buza.

http://www.nycriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    How does the Grand Jury work in New York?

    How does the Grand Jury work in New York?
    The Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases have gotten a lot of attention lately. And because in both instances the grand jury failed to indict, the grand jury system has also gotten a lot of attention. It seems like the process itself has…
  • Dec 1

    Criminal Liability for Another’s Action

    Criminal Liability for Another’s Action
    Suppose three people named Adam, Brian, and Charlie decide to rob a bank. They devise a plan in which Adam is going to go in first and announce that a robbery is occurring. The plan is for him to take out a gun and to scare everyone into…
  • Nov 26

    When is a Police Officer Allowed to Use Deadly Force?

    When is a Police Officer Allowed to Use Deadly Force?
    There is obviously a lot of talk in the media lately regarding whether Police Officer Darren Wilson was legally justified in killing Michael Brown. In addition, Akai Gurley was fatally shot by a police officer in Brooklyn a few days ago.…
Rank this Week: 2599

Massachusetts Criminal Law Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Law Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Law Office Of George N. Papachristos.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2557

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 5

    DUI with Passenger Under The Age of 14

    DUI with Passenger Under The Age of 14
    Consequences Of DUI With Passenger Under The Age Of 14 In California, if you are arrested for driving under the influence and you have a passenger in your car under the age of 14, Vehicle Code section 23572 states that any sentence/punishment…
  • Nov 24

    Driving Under the Influence and DMV License Suspension

    Driving Under the Influence and DMV License Suspension
    In California, when a driver is arrested for driving under the influence, they are given a temporary, 30-day license from the Department of Motor Vehicles. On that notice, it states that the license is good for only thirty days and that after…
  • Oct 28

    DUI Hit & Run Charges in Orange County, CA

    DUI Hit & Run Charges in Orange County, CA
    Driving Under The Influence And Hit & Run In Orange County Under California law, anyone who is involved in an accident is required to immediately stop at the scene, provide the other party involved with contact and insurance information,…
Rank this Week: 4515

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/
  • Dec 4

    What Happens If I Plea No-Contest To A First Offense DUI In Cleveland?

    What Happens If I Plea No-Contest To A First Offense DUI In Cleveland?
    I spend most of my days sitting in courts all across this state and one thing that I notice, and something that makes me sick to my stomach, is that people will enter a plea of no-contest at their first hearing. This sometimes happens with an…
  • Dec 4

    Can I Fight My DUI In Rocky River?

    Can I Fight My DUI In Rocky River?
    Rocky River Municipal Court covers DUI cases from Westlake, North Olmsted, Fairview, Bay Village, and Rocky River itself. The prosecutors in this court are professionals who take these cases very seriously. I am often asked by potential…
  • Dec 4

    What Happens After I Am Arrested For An OVI In Cleveland?

    What Happens After I Am Arrested For An OVI In Cleveland?
    If you have been arrested for an OVI in Cleveland you probably have a mixed set of emotions ranging from embarrassment to fear. This is completely normal and an experienced OVI defense attorney can help you through these issues. What happens…
Rank this Week: 3066

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/
  • Dec 4

    Sixth Amendment’s Right to a Jury in Criminal Case

    Sixth Amendment’s Right to a Jury in Criminal Case
    The list of colonial grievances against King George included in the Declaration of Independence: “For depriving us in many cases, of the benefits of Trial by Jury: … He has abdicated Government here…” In Article III,…
  • Nov 21

    Sarah Hale’s Letter and Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

    Sarah Hale’s Letter and Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation
    In September, 1863, Sarah J. Hale’s fifteen year effort to have the last Thursday of November become a nationally recognized day of Thanksgiving became a reality when, in the midst of the Civil War, Lincoln issued a proclamation in…
  • Nov 17

    Sixth Amendment’s Public Trial: From Communal Duty to Accused’s Right

    Sixth Amendment’s Public Trial: From Communal Duty to Accused’s Right
    The Constitution’s Bill of Rights contains many procedural protections for those the government accuses of having committed a crime.  Among them is the Sixth Amendment right to a “public…
Rank this Week: 2939

Lori Levin Blog

Lori Levin Blog

Covers Illinois criminal justice, juvenile justice, guardianship and mental health law issues.

http://www.lorilevinlaw.com/blog.html
  • Dec 4

    New United States Department of Justice Report on Crimes Against the Elderly

    New United States Department of Justice Report on Crimes Against the Elderly
        Recently, the Bureau of Justice Statistics of the US Department of Justice released a report "Crimes Against the Elderly, 2003-2013." http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/cae0313.pdf Some of the findings, which are based on…
  • Nov 21

    Pursuing a DCFS administrative appeal

    Pursuing a DCFS administrative appeal
          Following an investigation of abuse or neglect of a child, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) may determine that the subject of the investigation has committed those acts. This…
  • Sep 11

     Assistance for students facing university disciplinary hearing

     Assistance for students facing university disciplinary hearing
        As a criminal defense attorney, I have been called upon to advise students facing disciplinary bodies within their university or college. Recently, due, in part, to the United States Department of Education investigating a…
Rank this Week: 3540

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI defense, penalties and enforcement measures. By Susan L. Hartman.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 3

    San Diego DUI Sentencing Alternative: CPAC

    San Diego DUI Sentencing Alternative: CPAC
    In San Diego criminal courts, the judge sentences DUI defendants.  For first time misdemeanor drunk driving offenders, that sentence usually does not include any jail time other than what was served at the time of the arrest.  As…
  • Oct 31

    First Time DUI: Do I Really Need A Drunk Driving Lawyer?

    First Time DUI: Do I Really Need A Drunk Driving Lawyer?
    San Diego residents often call me for their free phone consultation after being charged with their first drunk driving offense. At the end of the call, the person often says, “I have been talking to my friends and I just don’t…
  • Oct 15

    San Diego’s Ridesharing Prevents DUI’

    San Diego’s Ridesharing Prevents DUI’
    Out on the town and you had a couple of drinks. Knowing San Diego’s drunk driving laws, you decide it’s best not to drive home and chance getting a DUI.  You ask yourself, “How am I going to get home?”  You…
Rank this Week: 4756

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Dec 3

    Jonathan Dichter Selected for National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorney

    Jonathan Dichter Selected for National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorney
    Lynnwood DUI Defense Attorney Jonathan Dichter of Dichter Law Office, PLLC, has joined the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys and has been selected as one of the "TOP 10 Under 40 Years Old" criminal defense attorneys in Washington…
  • Nov 24

    Lynnwood Teen Charged with DUI & Hit-and-Run

    Lynnwood Teen Charged with DUI & Hit-and-Run
    Last week a hit-and-run accident took place at the intersection of Highway 99 and 148th Street Southwest, just north of Lynnwood. Around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18, a 16-year-old girl from Lynnwood rear-ended a Toyota Prius stopped at the…
  • Nov 6

    Outdated Breath Test Machines to be Replaced in Washington

    Outdated Breath Test Machines to be Replaced in Washington
    The Washington State Patrol has announced that they will be replacing the current breath test machine used by law enforcement – the DataMaster – with the Dräger Alcotest 9510. The new machines are smaller, sleeker, and…
Rank this Week: 3410

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

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

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2596

New Jersey Criminal Attorney Blog

New Jersey Criminal Attorney Blog

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

https://www.newjerseycriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana in New Jersey

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

    Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana in New Jersey

    Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana in New Jersey
    As a New Jersey criminal defense attorney, I have helped countless clients charged with possession of marijuana avoid conviction. Possession of a Small Amount of Marijuana Under 50 Grams, under sub-section (4) of 2C:35-10 is…
  • Nov 30

    Conditional Dismissal in New Jersey Municipal Courts: One Free Bite at The Apple For First Time Offender

    Conditional Dismissal in New Jersey Municipal Courts: One Free Bite at The Apple For First Time Offender
    Conditional Dismissal is a much welcomed diversionary program which was signed into law by Governor Chris Christie (R) as P.L. 2013 c. 158 on September 6, 2013, and went into effective January 4, 2014. It allows those who qualify,…
Rank this Week: 2439

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.milwaukeecriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Dec 2

    Your Right to Remain Silent

    Your Right to Remain Silent
    “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in the court of law,” is a familiar line that most of us can probably recognize just from watching television and movies. These lines are an…
  • Dec 2

    Penalties for Sexual Assault in the State of Wisconsin

    Penalties for Sexual Assault in the State of Wisconsin
    If you or someone you know has been charged with sexual assault, the experienced Milwaukee criminal defense attorneys at Reddin & Singer can help. A sexual assault charge can negatively affect every aspect of your life,…
  • Dec 2

    Exigent Circumstances in Wisconsin – State v. Parisi

    Exigent Circumstances in Wisconsin – State v. Parisi
    If you or someone you know has been the subject of a search or seizure without a warrant, the police action may be considered unlawful. Each case is different and extremely fact-intensive, which is why it is important to consult an…
Rank this Week: 2426

Wright Law Group Blog

Wright Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal law topics.

http://wrightlawgroupnv.com/blog/
  • Dec 2

    Police May Be Violating Medical Marijuana Patients’ Privacy Rights in Las Vega

    Police May Be Violating Medical Marijuana Patients’ Privacy Rights in Las Vega
    Medical Marijuana Attorney Las VegasThere are recent reports of teams of law enforcement agents in the Las Vegas area showing up at the private residences of persons who have been issued a medical marijuana patient registry identification…
  • Oct 13

    Las Vegas Civil Forfeiture Attorney

    Las Vegas Civil Forfeiture Attorney
    Las Vegas Civil Forfeiture AttorneyCivil Forfeiture or Legal Piracy?Recently there has been a lot of buzz on the internet about John Oliver’s segment on HBO relating to Civil Forfeiture.What is “Civil Forfeiture”? …
  • Oct 9

    Banks Ignoring Nevada Supreme Court Decision on Super Priority Lien

    Banks Ignoring Nevada Supreme Court Decision on Super Priority Lien
    Many Banks Are Ignoring the Nevada Supreme Court Decision on Super Priority Liens We previously reported that on September 18, 2014 the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that homeowners’ associations’ Superpriority Liens are prior to…
Rank this Week: 2963

Colorado Criminal Lawyer Blog

Colorado Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Colorado plea bargaining, statutes of limitations and mental health issues in criminal cases. By H. Michael Steinberg.

http://www.colorado-criminal-lawyer-online.com/
Rank this Week: 4991

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    What Proposition 47 Means for Convicted

    What Proposition 47 Means for Convicted
    Back in the early 1970’s, during the Nixon era, a new phrase became commonplace in the United States. The War on Drugs was the phrase, and while the idea to combat the sale and use of illegal drugs may have seemed like a good one, it…
  • Nov 13

    Three Car Pileup In Escondido, Result Of DUI – San Diego

    Three Car Pileup In Escondido, Result Of DUI – San Diego
    A three car pileup occurred last night around the 1100 block of East Washington Avenue in Escondido. According to police, a black truck driving around 9p.m. crashed into a silver sedan; makes and models of the vehicles aren’t released.…
  • Nov 11

    Former Mayor Of Murietta Being Sued For DUI – San Diego

    Former Mayor Of Murietta Being Sued For DUI – San Diego
    Alan Long was re-elected into the Murrieta city council last week after choosing to step down from his position as mayor. A type of scandal erupted when Long was caught driving under the influence (DUI) and mishandling his pickup truck,…
Rank this Week: 4314

Crime in the Suites

Crime in the Suites

Covers white collar defense issues, including civil forfeiture, federal crimes, federal sentencing and internet law. By the Ifrah Law Firm.

http://crimeinthesuites.com/
  • Dec 1

    Remote Search Warrants and the Continued Threat to Privacy Right

    Remote Search Warrants and the Continued Threat to Privacy Right
    What were you doing Wednesday, November 5, 2014? If you are a staunch Republican, you might have been toasting the election results from the day before, dreamy-eyed and dancing. If you are a staunch Democrat, you might have been scratching…
  • Nov 25

    The Crisis of New Jersey Courts and the Challenge to Judicial Recall

    The Crisis of New Jersey Courts and the Challenge to Judicial Recall
    At the very core of judicial independence is the notion that courts and judges decide matters in accordance with the evidence and legal precedent, independent from political power or outside controls. The question of whether a bipartisan and…
  • Nov 24

    Smart is the New Tough: A Changing Approach in America’s War on Drugs, Crime?

    Smart is the New Tough: A Changing Approach in America’s War on Drugs, Crime?
    Fact: the United States incarcerates its citizens at the highest rate in the developed world. Indeed—save one small chain of islands, whose entire population is just a fraction of our prison population—the United States’…
Rank this Week: 4778

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.alabamaduilawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 1

    Cannabix: Marijuana Breathalyzer Effectiveness Weighed

    Cannabix: Marijuana Breathalyzer Effectiveness Weighed
    Driving under the influence of marijuana can be a criminal offense, but it is often difficult for officers to know “how high is too high” or to test drivers for intoxication. In states where marijuana has been legalized, the…
  • Nov 30

    Breathalyzer App Calls Uber For Impaired User

    Breathalyzer App Calls Uber For Impaired User
    When out drinking for a night, it can be difficult to track how much alcohol you have consumed. It may also be difficult to know when you shouldn’t get behind the wheel. Certain breathalyzer apps have purported to help drivers in…
  • Nov 30

    Breathalyzers and the Potential for Violation of Civil Libertie

    Breathalyzers and the Potential for Violation of Civil Libertie
    While you may know you have some rights during a police stop, do you know what your rights are related to a breathalyzer test? Law enforcement officers must have reasonable suspicion to pull you over and probable cause to search your person…
Rank this Week: 3132

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Alabama criminal law and procedure, including DUI,, theft crimes, and violent crimes. By Steven D. Ebersole.

http://www.birminghamcriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Nov 29

    Issues of Oversight in Alabama’s Oldest Law Enforcement Agency

    Issues of Oversight in Alabama’s Oldest Law Enforcement Agency
    Law enforcement officials who abuse their power are a constant source of struggle, especially at the local and state level. Now, Alabama’s oldest law enforcement agency is under scrutiny and could face a total overhaul. The Constables…
  • Nov 26

    Are Violent Criminal Acts Genetic?

    Are Violent Criminal Acts Genetic?
    Violent crimes may range from a bar fight or domestic abuse case to a school shooting or other public attack. Legislators, health care workers, psychologists and other professionals are often researching violent criminal acts to determine the…
  • Nov 23

    Alabama Woman Arrested for Taking Drugs During Pregnancy

    Alabama Woman Arrested for Taking Drugs During Pregnancy
    Pregnant women have long been scrutinized for certain “unhealthy” activities that can threaten the health of a fetus. Though societal expectations have changed overtime, law enforcement officials seem to be raising the bar and…
Rank this Week: 2021

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Nov 26

    Sex Offender Conviction: Who Will Find Out?

    Sex Offender Conviction: Who Will Find Out?
    The simple truth is that a sex conviction – or any conviction – is a matter of public record in the United States. That means anyone can technically see your criminal record. Potential employers, landlords, customers and others…
  • Nov 19

    4 Sex Offenses That Will Hurt Your Reputation

    4 Sex Offenses That Will Hurt Your Reputation
    Texas is known as one of the states with the toughest stances on sex crime. In Texas, a person convicted of sex crime doesn’t just face a lengthy jail term but is normally listed as a sex offender for life and can stay in jail longer…
  • Nov 19

    4 Sex Offences That Will Hurt Your Reputation

    4 Sex Offences That Will Hurt Your Reputation
    Texas is known as one of the states with the toughest stances on sex crime. In Texas, a person convicted of sex crime doesn’t just face a lengthy jail term but is normally listed as a sex offender for life and can stay in jail longer…
Rank this Week: 2591

Houston Criminal Law Blog

Houston Criminal Law Blog

By Rand Mintzer.

http://www.mintzerlaw.com/blog
  • Nov 26

    Can Police Tap My Phone? They Can When…

    Can Police Tap My Phone? They Can When…
    The traditional image of a tapped phone line probably brings to mind an old-fashioned landline – a phone you might still have at home or at work. But today’s tapping brings in modern technology, from email to smartphones to…
  • Nov 19

    Does Expungement Really Work?

    Does Expungement Really Work?
    Expungement is a legal term that has a rather simple meaning – it means that a court process has sealed a criminal conviction so that the public doesn’t have access to it. If you have any former convictions on felonies or…
  • Nov 12

    Jurisdiction Fiction: Get the Facts about How Jurisdiction Really Work

    Jurisdiction Fiction: Get the Facts about How Jurisdiction Really Work
    The law and the Texas justice system are packed full of terminology that’s difficult to understand. Take jurisdiction, for example. It’s not only a complex issue, but myths and fiction about it can lead you to believe all sorts of…
Rank this Week: 2586

LawyerDefend.Me

LawyerDefend.Me

Covers criminal defense topics for Texas criminal defendants and their families. By Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.

http://lawyerdefend.me/
Rank this Week: 3618

Michael Sweig

Michael Sweig

Covers criminal justice reform.

http://www.bestthinking.com/thinkers/society_and_humanities/nonprofit_organizations/advocacy/michael-sweig
  • Nov 23

    Everyone and Cosby has a Background

    Everyone and Cosby has a Background
    I am 100% for Cosby the man and 100% against Cosby if he is a rapist. How can I be both totally for and against him? Here’s why: everyone has a background, but not everyone’s background is memorialized. Plus, Cosby as a man if…
  • Nov 8

    Let's Stop Saying "Ex-Felon," Returning...

    Let's Stop Saying "Ex-Felon," Returning...
    *With Robert D. Johnson “…[D]o not … put a stumbling block before the blind…” - Leviticus 19:14Terms like “ex-felon,” “returning citizen,” and “deadbeat dad” stigmatize…
  • Aug 30

    Why 20MillionVote.org is “the Reese’s...

    Why 20MillionVote.org is “the Reese’s...
    I have a friend named Tony Nelson. He’s not the one from “I Dream of Genie,” but that really is his name. In Summer and Fall 2013, Tony laid the groundwork for Citizens’ Institute for Law & Public Policy, of which…
Rank this Week: 3345

New York DWI Attorneys Blog

New York DWI Attorneys Blog

Covers DWI / DUI / DWAI cases. By the Law Offices of Carl Spector and Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC.

http://www.newyorkdui.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3820

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Focusing on issues affecting the criminal justice system. By Bautista, Overson & Stewart PC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • Nov 20

    Are You Eligible for Utah’s Drug Court Program?

    Are You Eligible for Utah’s Drug Court Program?
    The Utah state judiciary reports that arrests for drug crimes have skyrocketed in recent years.  In an effort to curb recidivism, rehabilitate offenders with substance addictions, and make space for other types of cases to be heard…
  • Nov 6

    Utah Supreme Court: Biological Father Loses Paternity Over Missing Affidavit

    Utah Supreme Court: Biological Father Loses Paternity Over Missing Affidavit
    Earlier this week, the Utah Supreme Court ruled that unmarried biological fathers who want to prevent adoption and establish paternity must file a sworn affidavit.  The ruling was a crushing blow to 30-year-old South Ogden resident…
  • Oct 30

    How Long Does Divorce Take in Utah?

    How Long Does Divorce Take in Utah?
    Divorce has a nasty reputation for being a slow and lengthy process.  But is that reputation justified? From start to finish, how long do Utah divorces usually take to be finalized?  What are some the factors that influence the…
Rank this Week: 2499

Hernan Law Firm Blog

Hernan Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, immigration, business and litigation.

http://hernanfirm.com/blog/
  • Nov 19

    President Obama to make announcement on executive action on immigration on Thursday, November 20 2014 at 8:00pm

    President Obama to make announcement on executive action on immigration on Thursday, November 20 2014 at 8:00pm
    The President has indicated that he will make a long awaited announcement on his plan to address the broken immigration system on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 8:00pm.  Information about the plan will be posted upon its release at…
  • Aug 1

    Arrested for Shoplifting in Roswell Municipal Court

    Arrested for Shoplifting in Roswell Municipal Court
    Being arrested for shoplifting can be a frightening experience. A theft charge on an arrest record and a related conviction can have devastating effects on an individual’s ability to seek or maintain employment and pass background…
  • Aug 1

    Arrested for Shoplifting in Milton Municipal Court – Georgia

    Arrested for Shoplifting in Milton Municipal Court – Georgia
    Being arrested for shoplifting can be a frightening experience. A theft charge on an arrest record and a related conviction can have devastating effects on an individual’s ability to seek or maintain employment and pass background…
Rank this Week: 3632

No Papered: A Washington DC…

No Papered: A Washington DC Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Scrofano Law.

http://blog.scrofanolaw.com/
  • Nov 19

    On Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer

    On Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer
    There are a lot of important qualities to look for when hiring a criminal defense lawyer.  You want an attorney who truly cares about their clients.  Its important for a criminal defense lawyer to have a strong and aggressive…
  • Sep 19

    Can a DUI Conviction be Expunged? Part II

    Can a DUI Conviction be Expunged? Part II
    The last post discussed some of the background involved in the District of Columbia’s problems it had with its Breathalyzer program. The Metropolitan Police Department not only miscalibrated the machines to read 40 percent higher than…
  • Sep 11

    Can a DC DUI Conviction be Expunged? Part I.

    Can a DC DUI Conviction be Expunged? Part I.
    In short, the answer is maybe. The District of Columbia record sealing statute makes Driving under the Influence and Driving while Intoxicated “ineligible misdemeanors.” Accordingly, on its face, the law prohibits sealing of a…
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Pennsylvania DUI Lawyer Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyer Blog

Published by Jason R. Antoine.

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyerblog.com/
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Orange County Criminal Attorneys…

Orange County Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal justice, family law and Orange County DWI news. By Lauren Johnson, Attorney At Law

http://www.orangecountycriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Nov 19

    California’s Proposition 47, Felonies, and Orange County Court

    California’s Proposition 47, Felonies, and Orange County Court
    Finally, the problem of overcrowding in prisons is beginning to be alleviated. Thanks to California voters, Proposition 47 was passed on November 4th, 2014. This not only begins a process that will lead to less crowded prisons due…
  • May 1

    Criminal Conviction For Drug Possession Overturned Because DNA Evidence Too Weak

    Criminal Conviction For Drug Possession Overturned Because DNA Evidence Too Weak
    According to SF Gate, a San Francisco man named Gale Joseph Young was recently freed from prison after the 9th Circuit Court of Appeal determined the DNA evidence against Young was too week to sustain the conviction. After serving six years…
  • Dec 23

    The Dos and Don'ts of Medical Marijuana Cultivation in California

    The Dos and Don'ts of Medical Marijuana Cultivation in California
    Despite the legalization of growing medical marijuana in California in 1996, it still remains illegal under federal law to grow, sell, or use the drug. Those who do grow within the state's regulations do not usually find any problems with the…
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Federal Prison Blog

Federal Prison Blog

Covers criminal law. By Frost Bussert LLC.

http://www.federalprisonblog.com/
  • Nov 18

    Longstanding BOP “Crisis” a Top Justice Department Priority

    Longstanding BOP “Crisis” a Top Justice Department Priority
    Last week, Inspector General Michael Horowitz sent a memorandum to the Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General concerning “Top Management and Performance Challenges Facing the Department of Justice.” The first identified…
  • Aug 15

    FCI McDowell Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure

    FCI McDowell Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure
    OSHA has announced that its January 2014 investigation of FCI McDowell (WV) found that “correctional officers and other staff” there were exposed to “bloodborne pathogens and other workplace safety and health hazards.”…
  • Aug 8

    Weekend Viewing

    Weekend Viewing
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Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer…

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer Blog

By IMG Legal Group.

http://www.imglegalgroup.com/#!blog/cxyn
  • Nov 17

    Monmouth County Petty Theft and Shoplifting Charges Lawyer Providing Effective Criminal Defense In New Jersey

    Monmouth County Petty Theft and Shoplifting Charges Lawyer Providing Effective Criminal Defense In New Jersey
    Being charged with theft or Shoplifting in Monmouth County can have lifelong consequences. If you or someone you love is facing these charges, the importance of hiring the best Monmouth County, NJ criminal defense attorney cannot be…
  • Aug 16

    Attorney Ian Goldman Weighs in on Beating of Driver that Struck Pedestrian

    Attorney Ian Goldman Weighs in on Beating of Driver that Struck Pedestrian
    VIDEO: Attorney Ian Goldman Weighs in on Beating of Driver that Struck Pedestrian For more information about Summer Safety, contact the Monmouth County Criminal Defense and Family Law Attorney, Ian Goldman. Call IMGoldman Legal Group in our…
  • May 17

    NJ Texting and Driving Laws Amended in New Jersey

    NJ Texting and Driving Laws Amended in New Jersey
    Effective as of July 1, 2014, an amendment to a NJ law affects New Jersey driver’s state wide. The state of New Jersey has amended the current traffic law to address the issues that plague the state of texting and driving. The change…
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Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug and theft crimes. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 17

    Hernandez Co-Defendant Seeks to Dismiss Charges Against Her

    Hernandez Co-Defendant Seeks to Dismiss Charges Against Her
    Odin Lloyd, a semi-pro football player, was found murdered in an industrial park in Attleboro in June 2013. Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was ultimately charged with Lloyd’s murder. Three other individuals were also…
  • Nov 10

    “Polite” Burglar on the Loose

    “Polite” Burglar on the Loose
    According to an article in The Boston Globe, there is a so-called “polite” burglar on the loose. The article states that a man has broken into a number of Middlesex County homes via windows on the first floor or basement.…
  • Nov 7

    Framingham Woman Charged with Sex for a Fee, Larceny

    Framingham Woman Charged with Sex for a Fee, Larceny
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a woman was arrested for soliciting sex and stealing from one of her johns. The article states that the woman, Andrea Fazio, was at a party on Kendall Street in Framingham. The police were…
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Illinois DUI Lawyer Blog

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers traffic stops and DUI defense. By Gullberg, Box & Worby LLC.

http://www.illinoisduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 15

    The Confrontation Clause in Illinois DUI Case

    The Confrontation Clause in Illinois DUI Case
    The Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees the right for the accused to confront his accuser. This language seems straight-forward enough, but the scope and limitations of this right is ever evolving. Two Supreme Court…
  • Nov 13

    Is it legal to avoid DUI Roadblocks?

    Is it legal to avoid DUI Roadblocks?
    Avoiding Roadblocks Often, motorists will seek to avoid roadblocks for a variety of reasons. They may mistake a roadblock for a traffic accident and make a turn or a U-turn prior to reaching the "entrance." Likewise, motorists may recognize…
  • Apr 23

    WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO KNOWINGLY POSSESS?

    WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO KNOWINGLY POSSESS?
    The Cannabis Control Act states, "It is unlawful for any person to knowingly possess cannabis" (720 ILCS 550/4). The Illinois Controlled Substances Act states, "Except as otherwise stated by this act, it is unlawful for any person to…
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Landsberg Law Office Blog

Landsberg Law Office Blog

Features the story of the life, times and tribulations of a Trial Attorney in Paradise.

http://808crime.com/blog/
  • Nov 14

    Kailua Sand Sifter Competition

    Kailua Sand Sifter Competition
    The benefits of having attorney Noah Gibson join the Landsberg Law Office goes beyond helping our clients with a greater degree of attentiveness. Noah is a long time board member of Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and devotes much of…
  • Nov 14

    Kailua Sand Sifter Competition

    Kailua Sand Sifter Competition
    The benefits of having attorney Noah Gibson join the Landsberg Law Office goes beyond helping our clients with a greater degree of attentiveness. Noah is a long time board member of Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and devotes much of…
  • Sep 16

    Welcome new attorney Noah H. Gibson

    Welcome new attorney Noah H. Gibson
        On June 2, 2011 we started this office with little more than a philosophy and a dream. The philosophy is to provide legal help with the highest degree of customer service and a client centered approach. The dream…
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Richard B. Huttner Blog

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Provides information on Denver criminal defense.

http://www.criminallawyerdenver.com/denver-criminal-defense-blog/
  • Nov 14

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  • Jul 15

    Internet Luring: Attempted Sex Assault on a child over the internet

    Internet Luring: Attempted Sex Assault on a child over the internet
    In Colorado, when you set up a meeting with an underage child, these cases are charged as Internet Luring and Attempted Sex Assault on a Child.   The potential penalty in Colorado is an indeterminate life sentence in the Department of…
  • Jul 10

    Sex Crimes Present Challenges for Both the Defense Attorney and the Prosecution

    Sex Crimes Present Challenges for Both the Defense Attorney and the Prosecution
    Interviewer: Sex crimes in regards to sex assaults on children is a controversial and sensitive area. Why did you choose to work in this realm? Richard Huttner: These cases are by far the most challenging cases because they often have deep…
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Sonoma County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sonoma County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal laws and news in Sonoma County. By Amy Chapman.

http://www.sonomacountycriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 13

    SUV Plunges into Ravine, Leading to Seizure of Four Pounds of Marijuana

    SUV Plunges into Ravine, Leading to Seizure of Four Pounds of Marijuana
    Earlier this month in Santa Rosa, police seized four pounds of marijuana near an SUV that had tumbled down into a ravine while attempting to evade the authorities. According to a report by the Press Democrat, police attempted to initiate a…
  • Nov 4

    911 Call Leads to Huge Marijuana Bust in Santa Rosa

    911 Call Leads to Huge Marijuana Bust in Santa Rosa
    Earlier last month, police responded to a 911 call alerting them to a shooter and ended up arresting six people in a drug bust. According to a report by SFGate, Santa Rosa police received a call reporting a shooter near Finley and Fresno…
  • Oct 25

    End of Marijuana Season Brings Increased Police Presence in Santa Rosa

    End of Marijuana Season Brings Increased Police Presence in Santa Rosa
    Earlier last month, sheriffs seized and destroyed almost 3,700 marijuana plants in a county-wide effort to reduce drug trafficking in the area. According to a report by the Press Democrat, the efforts of the Sheriff's Department coincided…
Rank this Week: 3822

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law, juvenile law, and domestic violence. By the Law Offices of Rudolph E. Loewenstein.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 13

    In Orange County, CA How Does a Case Get Filed?

    In Orange County, CA How Does a Case Get Filed?
    Ever wonder just how a case gets filed? Let's say you and a neighbor get into a shouting match and the police are called. You are interviewed by the police, as is the other guy. You are not cited for anything, nor is the other person. 3…
  • Nov 6

    In Orange County, CA, Be Careful What You Tell Your Therapist

    In Orange County, CA, Be Careful What You Tell Your Therapist
    Stephen Collins, the actor, told the truth to his therapist. He wanted help with a disease. He felt sick and needed guidance. So he told his therapist about touching young girls in a sexual manner thinking it was a very private and…
  • Nov 3

    DUI of Ambien in Orange County, CA

    DUI of Ambien in Orange County, CA
    The media has reported a rise in the number of prescription drug DUI arrests in recent months. It is important to know that if you take a prescription drug which impairs your ability to drive you can be charged and convicted of a DUI just as…
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Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

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

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 2573

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 11

    POLICE AGENCIES TAKE PERSONAL PROPERTY WITHOUT INDICTMENT, HEARING OR EVIDENCE OF GUILT

    POLICE AGENCIES TAKE PERSONAL PROPERTY WITHOUT INDICTMENT, HEARING OR EVIDENCE OF GUILT
    Perhaps it should come as no surprise that police agencies make wish lists for forfeiture items. But forfeiture of property often occurs despite the fact that the rightful owner of the property is nether convicted nor charged with a federal…
  • Oct 6

    SHOULD TAMPA BAY CIRCUIT JUDGE WHO ABUSED SENTENCING DISCRETION IN CHILD PORN CASES RESIGN?

    SHOULD TAMPA BAY CIRCUIT JUDGE WHO ABUSED SENTENCING DISCRETION IN CHILD PORN CASES RESIGN?
    A Circuit Judge was recently slapped on the wrist by the Second District Court of Appeal for abusing his discretion in child porn cases. From the appeals opinion it's been a long time coming. This is a judge who was reversed because he…
  • 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…
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Arizona DUI Defense Blog

Arizona DUI Defense Blog

Covers Arizona DUI laws, DUI penalties, field sobriety tests and vehicular assault. By Koplow & Patane.

http://duiblog.arizonaduicenter.com/
  • Nov 11

    You have a bandwidth problem

    You have a bandwidth problem
    An analyst from a crime lab testifies that a defendant, who is charged with DUI, has a blood alcohol concentration of .120.  Despite the legal requirements that the state must prove the test is trustworthy, most jurors have made a blink…
  • Jun 24

    How did you get that number?

    How did you get that number?
    If you are making a decision based upon a measurement, then you have two choices.   One, you can simply accept any number a machine produces as true; or   Two, you can ask “how did you get that number?”   The choice…
  • May 13

    What warrants a warrant?

    What warrants a warrant?
    After the Supreme Court decided the case of Missouri v. McNeely, the question of when a warrant is required, before law enforcement may draw a person's blood became more interesting to say the least.  On one side of the issue was the…
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