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Collin County Criminal Lawyers…

Collin County Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Texas criminal law. By Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC.

http://www.collincountycriminallawyers.com/
  • Apr 6

    Recent Case Win—Dismissal on Theft Case by Bo Kalabu

    Recent Case Win—Dismissal on Theft Case by Bo Kalabu
    214-402-4364-Writ Bond Hotline; Office: 972-562-7549 bo@kalabuslaw.com; www.rosenthalwadas.com; www.kalabuslaw.com The client was charged for the offense of theft under $50.  The charge, based on the facts of the case, was…
  • Mar 23

    Recent Case Win-Reduction Granted on Possession of Marijuana case by Bo Kalabu

    Recent Case Win-Reduction Granted on Possession of Marijuana case by Bo Kalabu
    214-402-4364-Writ Bond Hotline; bo@kalabuslaw.com www.rosenthalwadas.com; www.kalabuslaw.com Office: 972-562-7549 The client was arrested for allegedly having possession of marijuana.  The State of Texas believed it had a…
  • Jan 3

    Recent Case Win-Reduction Granted on Theft Case by Bo Kalabu

    Recent Case Win-Reduction Granted on Theft Case by Bo Kalabu
    214-402-4364–24Hour Jail Release By Bo Kalabus; bo@kalabuslaw.com; www.rosenthalwadas.com; www.kalabuslaw.com Office: 972-562-7549 24 The client was arrested for the offense of theft. The charge, based on the facts of the case, was a…
Rank this Week: 3523

New Jersey Criminal Defense…

New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 6

    Intersection of Mental Illness and Criminal Justice Makes News With Increasing Frequency

    Intersection of Mental Illness and Criminal Justice Makes News With Increasing Frequency
    During the same week in early April, 2014, the New York Times published two seemingly unrelated stories highlighting the increasing contacts that law enforcement personnel have with mentally ill individuals, and the problems that result from…
  • Mar 28

    New Jersey Supreme Court says State’s Wiretap Act is Constitutional

    New Jersey Supreme Court says State’s Wiretap Act is Constitutional
    Edward Ates appealed his Bergen County conviction and life sentence for the murder of his son-in-law in Ramsey, New Jersey.  The Appellate Division affirmed, and the New Jersey Supreme Court granted certification to consider, among other…
  • Mar 14

    Reduced Federal Sentences for Non-Violent Drug Offenders – It’s About Time (and money)

    Reduced Federal Sentences for Non-Violent Drug Offenders – It’s About Time (and money)
    We have known for some time that the United States incarcerates more people than any other industrialized nation on the planet.  The federal prison system, which has grown approximately 700% since 1980, currently holds about 216,000…
Rank this Week: 2496

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Apr 6

    R.I.T. PROF CALLS FOR IMPRISONMENT OF DISSENTERS.

    R.I.T. PROF CALLS FOR IMPRISONMENT OF DISSENTERS.
    Come see… Look what I found under a rock. Lawrence Torcello, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Rochester Institute of Technology, recently called for criminal prosecution of those who publicly express views on global warming that…
  • Mar 20

    3/31/14 CLE: LICENSE SUSPENSIONS, REINSTATEMENT, IGNITION INTERLOCKS.

    3/31/14 CLE: LICENSE SUSPENSIONS, REINSTATEMENT, IGNITION INTERLOCKS.
    1.      Rules Regarding OUI and Refusal Suspensions in General.  -Courts impose suspensions for OUI convictions under 29-A M.R.S.A. §2411, with the duration determined by how many prior “OUI…
  • Mar 20

    3/31/14 CLE: OUI LICENSE SUSPENSIONS, REINSTATEMENT, IGNITION INTERLOCKS.

    3/31/14 CLE: OUI LICENSE SUSPENSIONS, REINSTATEMENT, IGNITION INTERLOCKS.
    1.      Rules Regarding OUI and Refusal Suspensions in General. -Courts impose suspensions for OUI convictions under 29-A M.R.S.A. §2411, with the duration determined by how many prior “OUI offenses”…
Rank this Week: 2935

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • Apr 6

    Valley Traffic Officer In Critical Condition After Crash

    Valley Traffic Officer In Critical Condition After Crash
    A Los Angeles Police Valley Traffic Division motorcycle officer was critically injured in Sun Valley, California yesterday after an SUV failed to stop at a red light and plowed into the back of the motor cop. The officer, whose name has not…
  • Mar 23

    LAPD Officer Arrested for DUI After Crash in Diamond Bar

    LAPD Officer Arrested for DUI After Crash in Diamond Bar
    A 29 year old Los Angeles Police Officer was arrested Friday for driving under the influence of alcohol after his car plunged off the 60 freeway in Diamond Bar. The car ended up in a McDonald's restaurant drive through with its driver,…
  • Mar 23

    Man Arrested for Dog Cruelty in El Segundo

    Man Arrested for Dog Cruelty in El Segundo
    In what appears to be a premeditated case of doggie homicide, a Sherman Oaks, California man was recently charged with animal cruelty after he allegedly ran over the dog owned by his estranged wife. Michael David Parker was arrested in…
Rank this Week: 3341

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/
  • Apr 6

    Police Seize Over $2.6 Million in Marijuana Plants in Recent Bust

    Police Seize Over $2.6 Million in Marijuana Plants in Recent Bust
    Earlier this month in Los Banos, California, police executed four search warrants based on their determination that probable cause existed to find illegal grow operations. Police do not believe that the operations were related. Upon executing…
  • Mar 29

    Three-Month Long Investigation Leads to Big Marijuana Bust in Sonoma and Napa Countie

    Three-Month Long Investigation Leads to Big Marijuana Bust in Sonoma and Napa Countie
    After a three-month long investigation, police last week busted a multi-location marijuana grow operation seizing over 370 plants, 26 pounds of marijuana, ammunition, evidence of sales, and over $7,000 in cash. The investigation led to the…
  • Feb 28

    New Federal Guidance for Banks Encourages them To Accept Marijuana Businesse

    New Federal Guidance for Banks Encourages them To Accept Marijuana Businesse
    While marijuana has been de-criminalized across California, possession, distribution, and cultivation of marijuana is still against federal laws. This prohibition has put business owners who are conducting legitimate business operations under…
Rank this Week: 2470

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Covers criminal law, litigation tactics, parenting rights and medical marijuana.

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Apr 5

    Wheelchair Users: The Dangers of Falling/Tilting

    Wheelchair Users: The Dangers of Falling/Tilting
    This is a post I wrote today for Guns, Gams and Gumshoes, a website I and my better-half started in 2009 for private investigators, researchers and writers developing sleuth/P.I. characters and stories. Over the years, both of us have written…
  • Mar 14

    ATF Special Agents Sue the Government

    ATF Special Agents Sue the Government
    ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives — on their official website, they still go by the abbreviation ATF) special agent Jay Dobyns worked undercover in the Hell’s Angels gang.  After finishing this undercover job, he…
  • Feb 26

    In Honor of Pink Shirt Day: Tips for Legally Stopping Bullying

    In Honor of Pink Shirt Day: Tips for Legally Stopping Bullying
    Bullying is an intentional act–be it verbal, nonverbal or physical–meant to cause harm to others.  Today, February 26, is Pink Shirt Day in Canada, a protest against bullying that was started by a couple of high school boys…
Rank this Week: 3909

Cleveland, Ohio Criminal Attorney…

Cleveland, Ohio Criminal Attorney Ron Frey's Blog

Covers criminal defense and technology based offenses.

http://clevelandcriminalattorney.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 4

    East Cleveland, Ohio Carbon Monoxide Poisoning at Crystal Tower

    East Cleveland, Ohio Carbon Monoxide Poisoning at Crystal Tower
    A carbon monoxide leak at the Crystal Tower in East Cleveland, Ohio caused residents to be displaced and many were transported to the hospital for treatment. Exposure to carbon monoxide can have serious effects. If you, or someone you…
  • Aug 21

    Sex Crimes Lawyer - Cleveland, Ohio Attorney Ron Frey

    Sex Crimes Lawyer - Cleveland, Ohio Attorney Ron Frey
    By: +Ron Frey As a criminal defense lawyer, I have represented 100's of individuals facing allegations involving a sex crime. They may be charged with Rape, Gross Sexual Imposition, Importuning, Voyeurism, Public Indecency, or…
  • Jun 7

    Ariel Castro Indicted on 329 counts - Castro Indictment - Cleveland, Ohio

    Ariel Castro Indicted on 329 counts - Castro Indictment - Cleveland, Ohio
    Castro IndictmentBy +Ron FreyIt has been reported that the Cuyahoga County grand jury has indicted Ariel Castro on 329 counts. The counts include aggravated murder, rape and assault. It remains to be seen whether Cuyahoga County…
Rank this Week: 3325

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal…

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal News

By Young Klein & Associates.

http://www.ykacrim.com/blog/
  • Apr 4

    Defense Attorney Ellis Klein Wins Rt. 309 Case for Mark Delbridge

    Defense Attorney Ellis Klein Wins Rt. 309 Case for Mark Delbridge
    On the morning of February 14, 2013, trucker Mark Delbridge was traveling along Route 309 in Richland, Pennsylvania.  Delbridge glanced downward to check the reading on his GPS — and when he looked up again, he was moments away…
  • Apr 3

    “Craigslist Killer” Barbour Appears in Sunbury, Pennsylvania Court

    “Craigslist Killer” Barbour Appears in Sunbury, Pennsylvania Court
    Craigslist is a virtual Mecca for buyers, sellers, job-hunters, and lonely hearts around the world.  Whether you want to dispose of unwanted furniture, argue about politics, post your résumé, or find a puppy, Craigslist has…
  • Mar 25

    Pennsylvania University Researching Genetic Mugshot

    Pennsylvania University Researching Genetic Mugshot
    In pop culture, mugshots are probably the ultimate hallmark of being arrested.  There are countless photo essays and even entire websites dedicated to mugshots.  Bad hair day mugshots; drug addicts deteriorating across mugshots;…
Rank this Week: 3004

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse…

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Focuses on the intersection of family and criminal law. By Gregg R. Woodnick, PLLC.

http://woodnicklawchildcustody.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 4

    Whose Team are they on? CPS Removal and TDM Meeting

    Whose Team are they on? CPS Removal and TDM Meeting
    A CPS investigation is beyond frightening. What are your rights? Why does it seem like the investigator is interrogating me?  The investigator keeps saying that this is not a criminal matter, but do I need a lawyer?  Do I have…
  • Apr 2

    Parents’ Medical Nightmare

    Parents’ Medical Nightmare
    The Pelletier family is going through every parent’s worst nightmare. Their 15-year-old daughter, Justina, has been struggling with a rare disease that could lead to death. There is no cure for this disease, but despite the bleak…
  • Mar 27

    Former NFL Player Indicted

    Former NFL Player Indicted
    Former NFL player Darren Sharper, was indicted for sex-related offenses that occurred in Tempe, Arizona. The former star is alleged to have used Ambien to drug women and sexually assault them while they were passed out. Under A.R.S.…
Rank this Week: 3896

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law and criminal defense in Maryland. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 4

    Baltimore Gun Range Handgun Cases Increasing in Frequency

    Baltimore Gun Range Handgun Cases Increasing in Frequency
    In Baltimore County, the Police are increasingly resorting to investigating and ultimately arresting citizens who simply go to gun ranges such as Continental Arms in Timonium or Freestate in Middle River. As an criminal defense attorney…
  • Mar 22

    Managing Parallel Criminal and Civil Proceedings: Beware of Waiving Privilege

    Managing Parallel Criminal and Civil Proceedings: Beware of Waiving Privilege
    Companies and attorneys should be wary when turning documents over to a governmental entity while in an adversarial relationship, even when a signed confidentiality agreement is in place. The risks associated with doing so took center stage…
  • Mar 15

    Dewey & LeBoeuf Partners Indicted

    Dewey & LeBoeuf Partners Indicted
    Former top officials of the prominent global law firm, Dewey & LeBoeuf, were indicted last week for deceiving banks and hiding the firm’s true financial condition from creditors, investors, auditors, and even its own partners. The…
Rank this Week: 4465

Toledo Criminal Law Blog

Toledo Criminal Law Blog

By the Law Offices of Patituce & Scott, LLC.

http://www.toledo-criminal-lawyer.com/questions-answers/
  • Apr 4

    What are the penalties for a first DUI in Bowling Green Municipal Court?

    What are the penalties for a first DUI in Bowling Green Municipal Court?
    Most people are shocked to learn that even a first offense DUI, or OVI, charge carries with it a mandatory jail sentence! If you have been charged with a DUI you need to immediately hire an experienced DUI defense team to protect you from…
  • Apr 4

    What are the penalties for a first DUI in Toledo Municipal Court?

    What are the penalties for a first DUI in Toledo Municipal Court?
    If you have been accused and arrested for a DUI in Toledo, or the surrounding cities, you need to immediately hire an experienced DUI defense attorney to protect you from the potential penalties that you face. All DUI charges carry mandatory…
  • Apr 4

    How do federal judges determine sentences in federal court?

    How do federal judges determine sentences in federal court?
    There is a huge difference between sentencing in State court and in Federal court.  In State court the legislature has set out very specific, and definite sentences.  For instance if you are charged with theft of $500,000.00 you…
Rank this Week: 3202

Virginia Traffic Law News

Virginia Traffic Law News

By Caddell Nelson & Reibach.

http://www.cnrlawyers.com/news/
  • Apr 4

    Can a Reckless Driving Charge Be Expunged?

    Can a Reckless Driving Charge Be Expunged?
    Can a Reckless Driving Charge Be Expunged? Many people are very surprised to find out how serious a Reckless Driving charge is in Virginia. And for good reason. Reckless Driving in Virginia is a Class 1 Misdemeanor, which is a lot more…
  • Mar 27

    DUI Arrest but a Very Good Result for the Client

    DUI Arrest but a Very Good Result for the Client
    DUI Arrest but a Very Good Result for the Client Today, one of our attorneys represented a client in a local court who was charged with a first offense Driving Under the Influence charge (DUI/DWI) with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of…
  • Mar 27

    Creative Solution for a Marijuana Arrest that Meets the Client’s Need

    Creative Solution for a Marijuana Arrest that Meets the Client’s Need
    Creative Solution for a Marijuana Arrest that Meets the Client’s Needs Today our attorneys represented a client in a local court charged with Possession of Marijuana. After being pulled over for swerving in and out of his lane, the…
Rank this Week: 2913

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

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

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
  • Apr 3

    The new victims bill of rights in Canada

    The new victims bill of rights in Canada
    Bill C-32: The new victims bill of rights in Canada.  The presumption of victim vs. the presumption of innocence. Today the Conservative government released the newly drafted Bill C-32 Victims Bill of Rights (“The Act”). You…
  • Mar 31

    A lawyers’ guide to the right to silence and answering the “arrest call”

    A lawyers’ guide to the right to silence and answering the “arrest call”
    The right to silence: an arrest-call checklist in a post-Singh, Sinclair, Oickle Regime Every lawyer knows of the right to silence.  We all know that it typically what we advise client’s to do when under arrest.  However, the…
  • Mar 29

    Defending breaching court orders: bail, probation, and failing to attend court

    Defending breaching court orders: bail, probation, and failing to attend court
    Defending breaching court orders and compliance offences: bail, probation, and failing to attend Court. Attached in my paper on breaching court orders for the  4th Annual Recent Call Committee for the Criminal Lawyers’ Association.…
Rank this Week: 2553

Seattle Criminal Defense Blog

Seattle Criminal Defense Blog

Examines legal topics and news in Washington state. By Pelley Law, PLLC.

http://www.pelleylawgroup.com/seattle-criminal-defenseblog
  • Apr 3

    DV SCOTUS Update: Domestic Violence and Gun Right

    DV SCOTUS Update: Domestic Violence and Gun Right
    Update: On March 19th The Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of current Domestic Violence offender gun ban to keep misdemeanor assaults as a preclusion to possess a firearm. The issue at hand was not whether dangerous violent…
  • Feb 25

    Be Honest About Marijuana

    Be Honest About Marijuana
    Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics Prohibitionists Debunking the Myths of Marijuana (Again) In recent events, many government agencies have been in the spotlight for their comments on the medical use and recreational use of Marijuana. These…
  • Jan 3

    Lawyers, Guns & Cannabis: Gun Rights and the Lawful Use of Marijuana

    Lawyers, Guns & Cannabis: Gun Rights and the Lawful Use of Marijuana
    With the medical and recreational use of cannabis being tolerated at many levels of government, there is one constitutional issue that remains undecided. Currently, it is unlawful for and user of illicit drugs to own, purchase, or possess a…
Rank this Week: 4488

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal…

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal Defense

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

http://www.mtnlegal.com
  • Apr 3

    Defending the Juvenile Against a “Consensual” Search

    Defending the Juvenile Against a “Consensual” Search
    here is a question that is consistently raised by criminal defense attorneys in virtually all cases where the police conduct a search. “Was the Search Voluntary?”  This question is important because an involuntary search…
  • Apr 2

    Protests in Albuquerque over Police use of Excessive and Deadly Force

    Protests in Albuquerque over Police use of Excessive and Deadly Force
    ollowing a series of brutal incidents by the Police in Albuquerque, the citizens are finally standing up.  The problem is, when you stand up against the police, you tend to get tear gassed or worse.  The Albuquerque Police…
  • Apr 1

    A REVIEW OF THE DENVER POST’S INTERACTIVE CRIME MAP

    A REVIEW OF THE DENVER POST’S INTERACTIVE CRIME MAP
    he Denver Post recently introduced an interactive crime map of the City. The map allows you to zoom into specific portions of the city to see statistics on crimes in those areas. The map shows crime trends and color codes the crime locations…
Rank this Week: 4132

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 3

    Judge Not Solely To Blame For Child Rapist Getting No Jail Time

    Judge Not Solely To Blame For Child Rapist Getting No Jail Time
    Yesterday, I wrote about Superior Court Judge Jan Jurden, who made a decision that has resulted in her receiving a number of death threats.  See:  http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/2014/04/jail-child-rapist.html …
  • Apr 2

    No Jail For Child Rapist?

    No Jail For Child Rapist?
    This isn’t a belated April Fool’s post.  This really happened.  A wealthy guy rapes his three year old daughter.  The judge, Judge Jan Jurden, sentenced Robert H. Richards IV, a wealthy du Pont heir, to probation.…
  • Mar 25

    “Cops Can Legally Have Sex With Prostitutes…Really!”

    “Cops Can Legally Have Sex With Prostitutes…Really!”
    INTRODUCTION A cop comes home after a long day at work.  His wife rushes to greet him at the door and enthusiastically asks, “Honey, how was your day?”  He responds, “It was rough, but very productive.  We did…
Rank this Week: 2303

South Carolina DUI Lawyers

South Carolina DUI Lawyers

Covers DUI and DWI in South Carolina. By Strom Law Firm L.L.C.

http://stromlawdui.com/category/sc-dui-lawyers-blog/
  • Apr 3

    Woman Violates DUI Probation, Brags on Facebook

    Woman Violates DUI Probation, Brags on Facebook
    Michigan Woman Violates Terms of DUI Probation but Caught after Bragging on Facebook A Michigan woman has been arrested after violating the terms of her probation for a 2012 DUI after bragging about drinking on St. Patrick’s…
  • Apr 2

    David Cassidy’s Latest DUI Lands Him in Rehab

    David Cassidy’s Latest DUI Lands Him in Rehab
    David Cassidy Required to go to Rehab, Gets Probation, After Latest DUI In the trial for his third DUI arrest since 2010, David Cassidy was given 5 years’ probation, and ordered to go to rehab. Cassidy’s sentence…
  • Mar 26

    Six Kershaw County Businesses Busted for Underage Drinking

    Six Kershaw County Businesses Busted for Underage Drinking
    Six Clerks in Kershaw County Cited for Allowing Underage Drinking and Selling Alcohol to Minors Six clerks at businesses in Kershaw County were cited on Wednesday, March 19th, for selling alcohol to minors and thereby allowing underage…
Rank this Week: 3976

Atlanta Criminal Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers traffic and criminal law news. By Nagel & Associates.

http://www.atlantacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 2

    Is my Georgia License valid or suspended?

    Is my Georgia License valid or suspended?
    You can check the status of your Georgia drivers license 24 hours a day seven days a week. Call the Georgia Department of Drivers Services (GA DDS) at 404-657-9300 and follow the instructions to check the status of your license.
  • Oct 18

    Failure to appear in court discussed by Sandy Springs Georgia Attorney Thomas C. Nagel

    Failure to appear in court discussed by Sandy Springs Georgia Attorney Thomas C. Nagel
    What happens when you fail to appear for court in Georgia? In most cases, the judge will issue an arrest warrant also called a bench warrant. If this happens, consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately. Understand all…
  • Oct 10

    Theft by Shoplifting in Georgia discussed by Sandy Springs Attorney Thomas Nagel

    Theft by Shoplifting in Georgia discussed by Sandy Springs Attorney Thomas Nagel
    There is a general misconception that in order to be charged with the offense of theft by shoplifting in the State of Georgia that you have to leave the store in order to be charged with shoplifting. The crime of shoplifting does not require…
Rank this Week: 2449

Failed Evidence

Failed Evidence

Covers arrests, prosecutions, and news relating to: criminal court cases, scientific evidence, eyewitness evidence, exonerated convicts, innocence, injustice, and the law enforcement system's general resistance to science. By David A. Harris.

http://failedevidence.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 2

    Assuring Conviction Integrity with a Systems Error Reduction Approach

    Assuring Conviction Integrity with a Systems Error Reduction Approach
    Those of you who follow this blog have read (e.g., here and here) about conviction integrity units (CIUs): small groups of attorneys in a district attorney’s office who have the mission of investigating claims of wrongful…
  • Feb 5

    Exoneration Report for 2013: Behind the Headlines, Two Significant Finding

    Exoneration Report for 2013: Behind the Headlines, Two Significant Finding
    On February 4, the National Registry of Exonerations published its yearly report for 2013.  The Registry, a joint project of the University of Michigan Law School and the Center for Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University Law…
  • Jan 22

    National Commission on Forensic Science: A Step Toward National Standard

    National Commission on Forensic Science: A Step Toward National Standard
    Following up on my last post, in which I asked why there were still no national standards for forensic science five years after the National Academy of Sciences’2009 report Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States, and with…
Rank this Week: 4297

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 2

    According to FDLE, crime is down in Hendry County

    According to FDLE, crime is down in Hendry County
    FDLE is reporting that crime is down in Hendry County. Data shows that total arrests were down 13.9 percent from 2011 to 2012, with violent crime arrests down nearly five percent. Violent crime was defined by the study as Murder, Sex…
  • Apr 1

    Methamphetamine Distribution Focus of Martin County Town Hall meeting

    Methamphetamine Distribution Focus of Martin County Town Hall meeting
    The Martin County Sheriff’s Office is targeting meth labs and are looking to the community to help them on their quest. News reports claim that eleven methamphetamine-related arrests in recent months prompted a town hall meeting last…
  • Mar 28

    Vero Beach Man Arrested for Child Pornography Possession

    Vero Beach Man Arrested for Child Pornography Possession
    A Vero Beach man was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly admitted to police that he had downloaded “a lot” of child porn. During a search of his home, the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office confiscated at least 21…
Rank this Week: 2464

Baum Law Offices

Baum Law Offices

Covers Criminal and Family Law. Published by Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum.

http://baumlawoffices.com/blog/
  • Apr 1

    Adultery as Ground for Divorce in Maryland

    Adultery as Ground for Divorce in Maryland
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.The most common type of divorce in Maryland is a no-fault divorce based on the voluntary…
  • Mar 1

    Maryland Separation Agreement Form

    Maryland Separation Agreement Form
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.Separating from a spouse is never just as simple as filling out a form and moving out. Separations…
  • Mar 1

    What if I Die Without a Will in Maryland?

    What if I Die Without a Will in Maryland?
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.Title 3 of Maryland’s Estates and Trusts Code covers what happens if you die without a will.…
Rank this Week: 3113

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyers…

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Massachusetts criminal law, including suppression motions and drug crimes. By Law Office of Gregory V. St. Cyr

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    Marijuana Brownies for Children Results in Charges Against Father

    Marijuana Brownies for Children Results in Charges Against Father
    Distribution of Marijuana and Child Edangerment. Those charges were read against Christopher Desimone and his girlfriend Ann Marie Farrow in the Attleboro District Court on Monday. According to the Sun Chronicle, Desimone is a divorced…
  • Mar 24

    Drug Charges Stem from Alleged "Meaningless Drive" in Norwood

    Drug Charges Stem from Alleged "Meaningless Drive" in Norwood
    The Norwood Police seized cocaine from two men in the Home Depot parking lot last week after a detective watched them meet and drive around the parking lot. According to the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin, detective David Eysie had…
  • Mar 18

    Marijuana Charges Brought After Another Brookline Police Smell Test

    Marijuana Charges Brought After Another Brookline Police Smell Test
    Brookline Police brought marijuana (Class D) distribution charges against Kevin Nguyen yesterday after he was pulled over under suspicion of having a warrant out for his arrest. According to the Brookline Patch, an officer "ran a query on a…
Rank this Week: 3638

Illinois DUI

Illinois DUI

Covers Illinois DUI law, including penalties, evidence (breath, blood and urine testing), and defenses. By Lewis B. Gainor.

http://www.illinoisdui.us/
  • Apr 1

    Illinois law penalizes speeding 35 mph over the limit with up to one year in jail

    Illinois law penalizes speeding 35 mph over the limit with up to one year in jail
    Drive too fast and you might go to jail. No, seriously. And if you have been pulled over for speeding by a State Trooper, you may have been told the same thing. Under a new law in Illinois, speeding 35 MPH over the posted limit is a Class A…
  • Oct 16

    Vehicle seizure after Illinois DUI arrest: civil forfeiture under Article 36

    Vehicle seizure after Illinois DUI arrest: civil forfeiture under Article 36
    For years, DUI offenders have had to worry about their driver’s licenses and the possibility of incarceration. But recently, prosecutors have given defendants another cause for concern. The government can seize a DUI offender’s…
  • Sep 16

    Number of women arrested for DUI increasing, up to 25 percent of case

    Number of women arrested for DUI increasing, up to 25 percent of case
    Statistics from the Federal Bureau of Investigation have alarmed anti-drunk driving advocates: more women are getting arrested for DUI than ever before. In 2011, the most recent year nationwide statistics are available from the FBI, women…
Rank this Week: 3520

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 1

    Competence to Stand Trial for a Criminal Offense

    Competence to Stand Trial for a Criminal Offense
    A criminal defendant has the right to a competency evaluation before proceeding to trial. This issue most frequently arises in criminal cases involving those with emotional or developmental disabilities. “Competence” is defined as…
  • Mar 28

    Evidence in a Florida DUI

    Evidence in a Florida DUI
    Florida, like other states, takes DUI charges seriously, particularly if a drunk driver causes injury while driving. However, there are a number of defenses an experienced DUI defense attorney can raise. Police officers must follow several…
  • Mar 20

    What Can a Sentencing Court Consider After a Guilty Plea?

    What Can a Sentencing Court Consider After a Guilty Plea?
    If you have been accused of a crime, you may be wondering how a Florida court looks at a guilty plea. Some people plead guilty hoping that it will buy them some leniency with the court. Sometimes this is a reasonable strategy, but not always.…
Rank this Week: 3012

Stockycat Blog

Stockycat Blog

Focuses on the intersection between criminal law, the Fourth Amendment and emerging technology. By J. Adam Engel.

http://www.stockycat.com/
  • Mar 30

    New Details Emerge On Adam Swartz Computer Fraud Prosecution

    New Details Emerge On Adam Swartz Computer Fraud Prosecution
    This week’s must read story is the Boston Globe’s investigation of MIT’s role in the prosecution of Adam Swartz. Swartz committed suicide instead of facing trial on multiple charges of violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse…
  • Mar 22

    Federal Judge Criticizes Overbroad Search of Email Record

    Federal Judge Criticizes Overbroad Search of Email Record
    A federal judge “admonished the Justice Department for repeatedly requesting overly broad searches of people’s email accounts, a practice that he called ‘repugnant’ to the Constitution.” Magistrate Judge John M.…
  • Nov 12

    Fifth Amendment Does Not Protect Against Disclosure of Facebook Posts and Message

    Fifth Amendment Does Not Protect Against Disclosure of Facebook Posts and Message
    A federal bankruptcy court has held that the Fifth Amendment does not protect against the compelled disclosure Facebook messages and other electronic messages — even if the content of those messages could be incriminating. The case is…
Rank this Week: 3702

FAQs about Criminal Arrest and…

FAQs about Criminal Arrest and Procedures in Dayton, Ohio

Covers DUI / DWI and other criminal defense issues. By L. Patrick Mulligan & Associates, L.P.A. Co.

http://www.patrickmulligan.com/faqs/
  • Mar 29

    Can The State Of Ohio Take My Car If I Am Convicted Of A DUI?

    Can The State Of Ohio Take My Car If I Am Convicted Of A DUI?
    On a first offense DUI, the answer is no. On a second offense DUI, the State cannot take your vehicle but they are required to immobilize the vehicle (meaning you have it but cannot drive it) for a period of 90 days. On a third offense DUI,…
  • Mar 29

    When Are You Not Eligible To Get Driving Privileges After A DUI?

    When Are You Not Eligible To Get Driving Privileges After A DUI?
    When you are arrested for DUI, the officer will take your license and it will be immediately suspended. There will then be a time in which you will not be allowed any type of driving privileges. This is usually referred to as “hard…
  • Mar 29

    What Kind Of Fine Will I Get For A DUI First Offense, Second Offense, Or Third Offense?

    What Kind Of Fine Will I Get For A DUI First Offense, Second Offense, Or Third Offense?
    A DUI in Ohio has mandatory minimum fines, meaning they could be more but will not be less than the minimum. First offense minimum: $375. Second offense minimum: $525. Third offense minimum: $850. If you or a family member has been arrested,…
Rank this Week: 2543

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law news. By Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer24-7blog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Supreme Court, Queens County...cont

    Supreme Court, Queens County...cont
    Thereafter, the defendant received the sentences that he bargained for and that his counsel requested be imposed. The sentences were not excessive. On his appeal, the defendant contends that all of his statements should be suppressed either…
  • Mar 26

    There was insufficient testimony of a history of physical violence ...cont

    There was insufficient testimony of a history of physical violence ...cont
    Upon review and consideration of the defendant's motion, the plaintiff's affirmation in opposition and the defendant's reply thereto this court finds that the defendant established, prima facie, that the conduct of the accused was not…
  • Mar 25

    There was insufficient testimony of a history of physical violence

    There was insufficient testimony of a history of physical violence
    In this criminal case, the Plaintiff is the mother of and Administratrix of the Estate of her deceased son. In April 2006, the son, who was age 17 at the time, was in the backyard of the premises visiting with his friend. The owner of the…
Rank this Week: 4134

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    Drive High - Get A DUI

    Drive High - Get A DUI
    In January, Colorado became the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. In March, Colorado became the first state to televise entertaining public service announcements about the danger of driving under the influence of marijuana. …
  • Mar 9

    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IF YOU HANDLE DUI/OVI CASES

    WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IF YOU HANDLE DUI/OVI CASES
    Last week was the annual DUI/OVI seminar hosted by the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (OACDL). The three-day seminar, held at the Westin in downtown Columbus, has become nationally recognized and is one of the few state…
  • Feb 22

    COURT CONCLUDES TRAFFIC STOP WAS NOT JUSTIFIED BY VISUAL SPEED MEASUREMENT IN OHIO DUI/OVI CASE

    COURT CONCLUDES TRAFFIC STOP WAS NOT JUSTIFIED BY VISUAL SPEED MEASUREMENT IN OHIO DUI/OVI CASE
    In most Ohio DUI/OVI cases, the evidence includes police officer testimony and police cruiser video. Officer testimony is sometimes not corroborated by the recording from the cruiser video. In such a situation, a judge or jury has to decide…
Rank this Week: 3036

Albuquerque Criminal & DWI…

Albuquerque Criminal & DWI Information

By the Law Office of Anthony Spratley.

http://www.aspratley.com/q-a/
  • Mar 28

    Why Am I Being Charged With Rape If It Was Consensual Sex?

    Why Am I Being Charged With Rape If It Was Consensual Sex?
    In New Mexico if the person you had sex with did not give consent to have sexual intercourse with you, then you can be charged with rape. It is not whether or not you consented, you must prove that he or she consented to sexual intercourse…
  • Mar 4

    Can I Still Be Found Guilty Of Domestic Violence If The Victim Does Not Cooperate?

    Can I Still Be Found Guilty Of Domestic Violence If The Victim Does Not Cooperate?
    If the victim does not cooperate in a DV case, the DA has no case to pursue unless there are eye-witnesses to the crime. In most cases, the ADA dismisses the case if the victim does not show to court on the day of trial. If you or a loved on…
  • Mar 4

    What Are The Penalties For Marijuana Possession?

    What Are The Penalties For Marijuana Possession?
    For a first time offense, if you possess up to one ounce, penalties include a fine between $50 and $100, up to 15 days in jail, or both. If you possess one to eight ounces, penalties may include a fine, $100 and $1,000, up to one year in…
Rank this Week: 4157

Harmless Error

Harmless Error

Covers criminal law in Maine and beyond. By Luke Rioux.

http://harmlesserrorblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Maine's OUI / DUI look-back will not be extended beyond 10 year

    Maine's OUI / DUI look-back will not be extended beyond 10 year
    Read my latest post at the Portland Press Herald site: Legislative committee rejects 15 year OUI look-back. From the article:Second, third and subsequent OUI offenses have serious mandatory minimum sentences in Maine. Current law “looks…
  • Mar 19

    Meet Maine's newest crime: "Improper Contact"

    Meet Maine's newest crime: "Improper Contact"
    This is where they make lawsOn March 16, 2014 Governor LePage signed LD 1656 into law and created a new crime in Maine. It’s called “Improper Contact” and it’s an awkward fix for an unintended consequence of an…
  • Feb 24

    Samuel Ford v. U.S: SCOTUS applies Burrage to vacate a life sentence

    Samuel Ford v. U.S: SCOTUS applies Burrage to vacate a life sentence
    In its 2/24/14 list of orders, the U.S. Supreme Court summarily disposed of three criminal cases. One of them was Samuel Ford v. United States. Ford was convicted of selling heroin which caused the death of a man named Joseph Scolaro.…
Rank this Week: 3887

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

http://www.lawbabcock.com/blog
  • Mar 28

    Great Result– Riverside, California Methamphetamine Case

    Great Result– Riverside, California Methamphetamine Case
    1.5 kilos of methamphetamine and no jail time! V.R was stopped along the Interstate 15 corridor where agents encountered 1.5 kilos of methamphetamine in her purse. It is curious how the agents call the major freeway I-15 a…
  • Mar 25

    San Diego Caso Federal de Drogas-Victoria!

    San Diego Caso Federal de Drogas-Victoria!
    El 21 de marzo de 2014 los abogados de defensa criminal Russell Babcock y Ryan Mardock presenciaron la sentencia en el caso de R.G; nuestro cliente había sido acusado de ayudar al transporte de miles de kilos de marihuana de un…
  • Mar 25

    Puedo presentar una apelación después de la declaración de culpabilidad en un caso penal federal o estatal?

    Puedo presentar una apelación después de la declaración de culpabilidad en un caso penal federal o estatal?
    Por lo general, cuando una persona se declara culpable, renuncia a la mayoría de los derechos constitucionales, incluyendo el derecho a un juicio y el derecho a presentar pruebas. Después de una declaración de…
Rank this Week: 3700

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Covers Illinois criminal, DUI and traffic law. By Gainor and Gosch, PC.

http://www.criminallawyerillinois.com
  • Mar 28

    New Illinois law makes speeding 26 mph over the limit a crime

    New Illinois law makes speeding 26 mph over the limit a crime
    Illinois tollway drivers are finding out that state laws on speeding aren’t what they used to be. Drivers used to have to worry about misdemeanor charges only when speeding more than 30 MPH over the limit. But under a new law in 2014, a…
  • Oct 23

    New Illinois law bans mugshot web sites while Google removes them from search

    New Illinois law bans mugshot web sites while Google removes them from search
    People make mistakes… That’s just life, right? But things are different in today’s world, because social media like Facebook and Twitter are available to document people’s mistakes forever. In an instant, arrest…
  • Oct 23

    New Illinois law bans internet sites from posting mugshots while Google also removes them from web

    New Illinois law bans internet sites from posting mugshots while Google also removes them from web
    People make mistakes… Same as it always was, and will be. Right? But things are different in today’s world, because social media like Facebook and Twitter are available to document people’s mistakes forever. In an instant,…
Rank this Week: 4659

Behind the Eighth

Behind the Eighth

News and Cases of Note Affecting Eighth Circuit Criminal Practice. By JaneAnne Murray.

http://behindthe8th.com/
  • Mar 27

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Denial of Safety Valve and Imposition of Ten-Year Sentence

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Denial of Safety Valve and Imposition of Ten-Year Sentence
    It is unlikely that today Alfonso Vega Diaz would face a mandatory minimum sentence under A.G. Holder’s new drug charging policy (no violence, weapons, minors, serious injury or death; not an organizer, leader or supervisor; no…
  • Mar 27

    Eighth Circuit Rejects Cross-Section Jury Challenge

    Eighth Circuit Rejects Cross-Section Jury Challenge
    In those increasingly rare cases that go to trial, the defendant is entitled to a jury “selected from a fair cross-section of the community.”  Defendants like Carlous Horton can be surprised to learn that this doesn’t…
  • Mar 23

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Sentences Based on Uncontested Facts in the PSR

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Sentences Based on Uncontested Facts in the PSR
    How must a defendant effectively object to facts in the presentence report (PSR)? With “specificity and clarity,” the Eighth Circuit repeats in United States v. Pepper, issued on March 20, 2014 (published), so as “to put the…
Rank this Week: 2508

The Legal Optimist

The Legal Optimist

By Rosie Brown.

http://legaloptimist.wordpress.com
  • Mar 27

    Tell Governor Haslam Not to Resume Executions in Tennessee

    Tell Governor Haslam Not to Resume Executions in Tennessee
    Join Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty to obtain an adequate number of signatures to influence Governor Haslam’s political choices.  In short, Tennessee is slated to resume executing death row inmates this…
  • Mar 27

    Tell Governor Haslam Not to Resume Executions in Tennessee

    Tell Governor Haslam Not to Resume Executions in Tennessee
    Join Tennesseans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty to obtain an adequate number of signatures to influence Governor Haslam’s political choices.  In short, Tennessee is slated to resume executing death row inmates this…
  • Mar 14

    Tennessee’s ‘Green Mile’ — A Return to Carpetbaggers and Stagecoaches?

    Tennessee’s ‘Green Mile’ — A Return to Carpetbaggers and Stagecoaches?
    In an apparent bid for nostalgia to the late 19th century, the Tennessee Attorney General handed down an opinion on Wednesday that found Senate Bill 2580/House Bill 2476 would not be unconstitutional. The Bills propose to authorize…
Rank this Week: 2591

Mississippi Criminal Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Sumrall and Associates.

http://www.mississippicriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 27

    Three dissents in the Mississippi Supreme Court on March 20, 2014

    Three dissents in the Mississippi Supreme Court on March 20, 2014
    Its unusual for their to be multiple dissents in the Supreme Court in a week and this week there were three, all for disparate reasons. The first case was Sherman v. State.  Sherman was convicted of possession of precursors used in the…
  • Feb 20

    Another Speedy Trial Dissent.w

    Another Speedy Trial Dissent.w
    The Mississippi Supreme Court today affirmed that “the right to a speedy trial is dead and gone in the State of Mississippi.” Franklin v. State  Ricky Franklin was  convicted on one count of kidnapping and one count of…
  • Jan 3

    Recent MS Appellate Court Decisions.

    Recent MS Appellate Court Decisions.
    Lowe v. State.  The Mississippi Supreme Court reversed Lowe’s convictions for exploitation of a child in the Free State of Jones, on December 12, 2013.  The State alleged that Lowe used his computer to download sexually…
Rank this Week: 2388

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI/DUI news, issues and defenses. By Charles A. Ramsay.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Constitutional Crisis Crescendos: Future of Minnesota's DWI Laws More Uncertain Than Ever

    Constitutional Crisis Crescendos: Future of Minnesota's DWI Laws More Uncertain Than Ever
    We previously wondered if Minnesota was in the midst of a Constitutional Crisis due to the constantly shifting nature of how the Constitution has been interpreted in DWI cases. There might not be a need to wonder anymore. Yesterday, a…
  • Mar 24

    Lawyers Weigh In On The "Inevitable Warrant" Doctrine

    Lawyers Weigh In On The "Inevitable Warrant" Doctrine
    We've already pointed out the Constitutional Crisis that is brewing in Minnesota. But what are other lawyers saying about the recently minted "Inevitable Warrant" doctrine? Carol Weissenborn is a well-respected public defender and law…
  • Mar 18

    Is There A Constitutional Crisis Brewing in Minnesota?

    Is There A Constitutional Crisis Brewing in Minnesota?
    "The point of the Fourth Amendment which often is not grasped by zealous officers is not that it denies law enforcement the support of the usual inferences which reasonable men draw from evidence. Its protection consists in requiring…
Rank this Week: 4125

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, breath testing, and field sobriety tests in Minnesota. By Charles A. Ramsay & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Constitutional Crisis Crescendos: Future of Minnesota's DWI Laws More Uncertain Than Ever

    Constitutional Crisis Crescendos: Future of Minnesota's DWI Laws More Uncertain Than Ever
    We previously wondered if Minnesota was in the midst of a Constitutional Crisis due to the constantly shifting nature of how the Constitution has been interpreted in DWI cases. There might not be a need to wonder anymore. Yesterday, a…
  • Mar 24

    Lawyers Weigh In On The "Inevitable Warrant" Doctrine

    Lawyers Weigh In On The "Inevitable Warrant" Doctrine
    We've already pointed out the Constitutional Crisis that is brewing in Minnesota. But what are other lawyers saying about the recently minted "Inevitable Warrant" doctrine? Carol Weissenborn is a well-respected public defender and law…
  • Mar 18

    Is There A Constitutional Crisis Brewing in Minnesota?

    Is There A Constitutional Crisis Brewing in Minnesota?
    "The point of the Fourth Amendment which often is not grasped by zealous officers is not that it denies law enforcement the support of the usual inferences which reasonable men draw from evidence. Its protection consists in requiring…
Rank this Week: 4524

New Orleans Criminal Defense…

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Focuses on local and national news, Louisiana criminal law and public policy concerning criminal law. By Elizabeth B. Carpenter.

http://www.neworleans-criminal-defense.com/attorney-blog/
  • Mar 26

    Louisiana’s Fight Against Heroin: Dying For A Fix

    Louisiana’s Fight Against Heroin: Dying For A Fix
        It only takes seconds to fill a syringe with a lethal dose of heroin.  Tuesday night’s dose can provide a pleasurable high, while Friday’s dose can have a 20-something year old discovered dead, foaming at the…
  • Mar 17

    LACDL Adopts Marijuana Policy Statement

    LACDL Adopts Marijuana Policy Statement
      I am happy to report that the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers’ (LACDL) voted last week to adopt an official policy statement related to the possession and use of marijuana. The 2014 legislative session has a…
  • Feb 13

    Arrested for Cat Poop?

    Arrested for Cat Poop?
      Federal Crime: Mailing Injurious Articles Via The United States Postal Service     Looking for a job can be a drag, especially when you feel overcome by constant rejection.  If you find yourself feeling spiteful and…
Rank this Week: 3974

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/
  • Mar 25

    The Police Called Me Regarding A Domestic Violence Accusation. What Do I Do?

    The Police Called Me Regarding A Domestic Violence Accusation. What Do I Do?
    First and foremost, be polite. It is almost never in your interest to speak with law enforcement without talking to an attorney first, so politely inform them that you’re exercising your 5th amendment rights, and that you would like to…
  • Mar 25

    What Happens If A Witness Doesn’t Want To Testify In A Domestic Violence Case?

    What Happens If A Witness Doesn’t Want To Testify In A Domestic Violence Case?
    In California, prosecutors have the general attitude that their job is to intervene and provide help for people they believe are victims, even if those individuals don’t want to help themselves. Therefore, it is extremely common for…
  • Mar 25

    What Are The Defenses To Domestic Violence Charges?

    What Are The Defenses To Domestic Violence Charges?
    There are a number of different defenses to a domestic violence allegation. For instance, false allegations are very common in domestic situations where hot tempers intersect with intense emotions. False allegations can come out of anger, or…
Rank this Week: 3200

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 25

    McNeely Continued - Warrantless Breath Tests Violate the Fourth Amendment

    McNeely Continued - Warrantless Breath Tests Violate the Fourth Amendment
    In Missouri v. McNeely, the Supreme Court held: "In those drunk-driving investigations where police officers can reasonably obtain a warrant before a blood sample can be drawn without significantly undermining the efficacy of the search, the…
  • Mar 11

    Cops Gearing Up For St. Patty's Day - Beware!!!

    Cops Gearing Up For St. Patty's Day - Beware!!!
    Monday, March 17 is St. Patrick's Day and the police will be ready so beware. A Prince George's County Police press release stated: PGPD to Conduct St. Patrick's Day Sobriety Checkpoint. Last year, nearly 550 drivers were arrested for DUI…
  • Feb 8

    To Plead Or Not To Plead (Guilty)? - That Is The Question

    To Plead Or Not To Plead (Guilty)? - That Is The Question
    In Maryland courts, hundreds of DUI (driving under the influence) and DWI (driving while impaired) cases are heard every day. The vast majority of cases are resolved by the defendant pleading guilty on the terms offered by the prosecutor…
Rank this Week: 3310

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blog

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 25

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CANNABIS CHARGES AND PENALTIES

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CANNABIS CHARGES AND PENALTIES
    The penalties and fines for possession, distribution, growing, and driving under the influence (DUI) of cannabis span a range from probation to 30 years in prison. When you are charged with any crime relating to cannabis, you should consult…
  • Oct 8

    RECKLESS DRIVING GUIDE FOR DUI AND TRAFFIC LAW PRACTITIONERS IN ILLINOIS

    RECKLESS DRIVING GUIDE FOR DUI AND TRAFFIC LAW PRACTITIONERS IN ILLINOIS
    You are prepared to try your client's DUI case. You are looking forward to the trial because you've got a good case and you are confident of a not guilty verdict. Suddenly, the State offers a plea to dismiss the DUI if your client pleads…
  • Oct 1

    TALKING AND DRIVING NOW ILLEGAL IN ILLINOIS

    TALKING AND DRIVING NOW ILLEGAL IN ILLINOIS
    Texting and driving has been illegal in Illinois for some time now. For those of you who like to talk and drive, be aware-or beware-that the General Assembly has passed a blanket ban on all uses of "electronic communication devices" while…
Rank this Week: 2824

Law Office of David P. Shapiro…

Law Office of David P. Shapiro Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneyatlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 25

    Body cams for San Diego cops – Who is really being watched?

    Body cams for San Diego cops – Who is really being watched?
    The San Diego Police Department announced a few weeks ago that it is considering equipping its officers with body cameras. Although the method of attaching the body cams to each officer has not been decided, San Diego is one of ……
  • Feb 18

    Hit and Run Epidemic in San Diego

    Hit and Run Epidemic in San Diego
    While perusing the recent news in San Diego, it appeared that there had been what we thought were a surprising number of hit and run accidents described in the various stories in our area. It can be argued that the … Continue reading…
  • Feb 10

    San Diego gets an “F” on its Meth Report Card

    San Diego gets an “F” on its Meth Report Card
    For at least several years, the media, both in print and on television, have been referring to what has been termed the “meth epidemic.” The stories focus not only on the production and use of the illegal drug, but also ……
Rank this Week: 3908

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/
  • Mar 25

    Chandler Gunplay in the New

    Chandler Gunplay in the New
    It’s beginning to look as if guns might be a slight problem in the Phoenix area. We’ve taken a look at the news over the past few weeks, and it seems as if firearms are everywhere. And they are not only being used by people…
  • Feb 19

    Kidnapping Charged for “Bear Hug”

    Kidnapping Charged for “Bear Hug”
    A man has been arrested in Phoenix and charged with sexual abuse and kidnapping. Police say that the suspect grabbed the breasts of a woman and placed her in a bear hug before fleeing the scene. It is not clear whether the touching of the…
  • Feb 19

    Murder and Child Abuse Charges Dismissed in Tucson

    Murder and Child Abuse Charges Dismissed in Tucson
    When we read accounts of people being accused of and charged with criminal offenses, we often see the word “alleged” used throughout an article. The reason, of course, is that in our country, guilt, at least theoretically, is…
Rank this Week: 3912

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    What Should I Do If I Am Arrested For DUI In Orange County, California?

    What Should I Do If I Am Arrested For DUI In Orange County, California?
    You’ve just been arrested in Orange County, California for driving under the influence. What happens next? The most time-sensitive matter you need to address is the DMV Administrative Per Se (APS), hearing. You have ten days from the…
  • Mar 14

    Choosing The Right Attorney To Handle Your DUI In Orange County, California

    Choosing The Right Attorney To Handle Your DUI In Orange County, California
    Being arrested for DUI is embarrassing and can cause extreme anxiety, as well as the effect is has one one's day-to-day life. My job is to help you through this long, complicated process. From the DMV Administrative hearing all the way up…
  • Mar 7

    DUI Defenses To An Arrest For Driving Under the Influence

    DUI Defenses To An Arrest For Driving Under the Influence
    As a DUI defense attorney, practicing law in Orange County California for more than 20 years, I have handled hundreds of driving under the influence cases. My clients come from all walks of life. They include lawyers, doctors, business…
Rank this Week: 4211

South Florida Criminal Law Blog

South Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Law Firm of Anidjar & Levine.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Mar 24

    Race, Schools and Backpack Searches - R.M. v. State

    Race, Schools and Backpack Searches - R.M. v. State
    If you read this blog regularly, you know that we spend a fair amount of time in this space discussing the law as it applies to searches and seizures, whether it's at a home, in a car or on the street. As Florida's Third District Court of…
  • Mar 18

    Florida Drug Conspiracy Law 101 - Hampton v. State

    Florida Drug Conspiracy Law 101 - Hampton v. State
    "Conspiracy" is one of those legal terms that's often thrown around and of which many people are at lease vaguely aware, but relatively few actually understand. Generally, the law defines a conspiracy as an agreement between two or more…
  • Mar 11

    Double Jeopardy, Lesser Offense Rules in Florida Criminal Cases - Tuttle v. State

    Double Jeopardy, Lesser Offense Rules in Florida Criminal Cases - Tuttle v. State
    Details matter. In Florida criminal cases, the difference between being charged with one crime over another can have a big impact on whether a criminal defendant is ultimately convicted and on how much time he or she may eventually have to…
Rank this Week: 4073