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Lafayette Criminal Defense Law…

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

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

    Is it time for Louisiana to get rid of sobriety checkpoints?

    Is it time for Louisiana to get rid of sobriety checkpoints?
    Because Thanksgiving is coming up later this week, law enforcement agencies across Louisiana will be out in full force. Thanksgiving is one of the many holidays associated with a spike in drunk driving rates, and it is common for police...
  • Nov 22

    Race in the criminal justice system is a life & death issue

    Race in the criminal justice system is a life & death issue
    Recent events have reminded us that racial tensions are still high in many parts of the United States. A particularly strong reminder of this problem is the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri earlier this summer. Protests continued for weeks after…
  • Nov 14

    Why the 'trial penalty' can lead to wrongful conviction

    Why the 'trial penalty' can lead to wrongful conviction
    Several posts over the last year have focused on the problem of wrongful conviction. This is an important criminal defense issue for a number of reasons, the first of which being that each case of wrongful conviction and wrongful…
Rank this Week: 3992

Nenye Uche Blog

Nenye Uche Blog

Covers Illinois criminal and DUI laws.

http://criminaldefenseattorneyinchicago.com/blog/
  • Nov 25

    What are the potential penalties for a Chicago DUI?

    What are the potential penalties for a Chicago DUI?
    In the state of Illinois, is it against the law to drive a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of (BAC) of .08 or greater. People who are caught doing so face being convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol1, or DUI. The…
  • Nov 21

    Attorney Nenye E. Uche Secures Acquittal In Attempted Murder Case

    Attorney Nenye E. Uche Secures Acquittal In Attempted Murder Case
    Following a bench trial involving charges of Attempted Murder and Aggravated Battery, Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney Nenye E. Uche secured a “Not Guilty” verdict for his client on all charges. Click Here To Read Full Release.
  • Nov 18

    What is the Standardized Field Sobriety Test?

    What is the Standardized Field Sobriety Test?
    When Chicago law enforcement officers investigate a driver they suspect is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, they have a variety of evidence-gathering techniques available to them. These include objective measures of intoxication such…
Rank this Week: 3824

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

http://www.tampacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 25

    Missouri Grand Jury Declines to Indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the Death of Michael Brown.

    Missouri Grand Jury Declines to Indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the Death of Michael Brown.
    A St. Louis County grand jury chose not to indict Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of St. Louis teen Michael Brown. After nearly three months, the grand jury comprised of seven men and five women, nine white and three black heard…
  • Nov 18

    Florida Woman Accused of Dismembering and Cooking Neighbor

    Florida Woman Accused of Dismembering and Cooking Neighbor
    Volusia County woman Angela Stoldt of Deltona is accused of stabbing her neighbor, James Sheaffer, in the eyes with an ice pick before strangling him to death in a cemetery. After the alleged murder, Ms. Stoldt is accused of taking Mr.…
  • Oct 22

    "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

    "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison
    Oscar Pistorius, renowned Paralympic sprinter was sentenced yesterday to five years in a South African prison for the shooting and killing of his then girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Mr. Pistorius was found not guilty of a more serious murder…
Rank this Week: 3954

White Collar Wire

White Collar Wire

Covers news, cases, judicial opinions, practical tips and scholarly work regarding white-collar criminal and civil enforcement, grand jury investigations and regulatory compliance. By Jackson R. Sharman, III.

http://jacksharman.com/
  • Nov 25

    Title IX, University Discipline, Sexual Assault and Parallel Proceeding

    Title IX, University Discipline, Sexual Assault and Parallel Proceeding
    A short — 140 seconds — note on the thickets of Title IX, sexual assault, university discipline and parallel procedures: University Discipline, Sexual Assault and Parallel Proceedings from LFW on Vimeo. Here’s a longer…
  • Nov 14

    Get Out of Jail Free? Not Without The Attorney-Client Privilege

    Get Out of Jail Free? Not Without The Attorney-Client Privilege
    We have talked about attorney-client privilege, internal investigations and the GM ignition recall: Privilege, Corporate Silence and Saul Goodman,  How To Avoid Being GM’ed: The Wrongs and Rights of Clients and Lawyers and…
  • Sep 4

    Of Snitches and Privilege

    Of Snitches and Privilege
    White-collar writer Walt Pavlo of @Forbes and 500 Pearl Street quotes us this morning in his insightful @Forbes article about the attorney-client privilege.  In particular: Federal prosecutors want to know who knew what, and when…
Rank this Week: 2773

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

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

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Nov 25

    Ferguson and the Prosecutor’s Approach to the Grand Jury

    Ferguson and the Prosecutor’s Approach to the Grand Jury
    Yesterday, the grand jury in St. Louis County, Missouri , declined to indict officer Darren Wilson in connection with the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Some commentators have criticized the decision of the local prosecutor, Robert…
  • Nov 24

    A New Addition to the School of Government’s Indigent Defense Manual Serie

    A New Addition to the School of Government’s Indigent Defense Manual Serie
    Emily Coward and I are glad to share a new resource with you: a reference manual entitled Raising Issues of Race in North Carolina Criminal Cases. If you are a person who likes to have a hard copy on the shelf, you can buy it here. Like…
  • Nov 21

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    I love highlighting my colleagues’ great work on the blog. Shea already announced her new book this week, but also check out Jessie Smith’s interview on WUNC, talking about the backlog at the State Crime Lab and the practical…
Rank this Week: 4112

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/
  • 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’…
  • Nov 13

    Where to Draw the Line With Undercover FBI Operation

    Where to Draw the Line With Undercover FBI Operation
    Several news publications have been making much ado about a tactic the FBI used in 2007 to locate an individual suspected in a series of bomb-threats to Washington state high schools. The FBI created a fake news article, falsely representing…
Rank this Week: 4762

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2649

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

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

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
  • Nov 25

    How Do You Get An Aggravated Assault With A Firearm Charge Reduced To A Misdemenaor In Okaloosa County?

    How Do You Get An Aggravated Assault With A Firearm Charge Reduced To A Misdemenaor In Okaloosa County?
    An experienced criminal defense attorney in Okaloosa County should be able to immediately tell you that the most prevalent charge that could be negotiated down from an Aggravated Assault with a Firearm offense would be the misdemeanor:…
  • Nov 21

    Penalties For The Sale Or Purchase Of Cocaine In Okaloosa County, Florida

    Penalties For The Sale Or Purchase Of Cocaine In Okaloosa County, Florida
    If you are convicted for the Sale, Manufacture, Delivery, or Purchase of Cocaine in Okaloosa County, a person faces a mandatory second degree felony conviction and up to 15 years in prison ($10,000 fine maximum). If the Sale, Manufacture,…
  • Nov 17

    Common Abbreviations and Acronyms for Okaloosa County, Florida Crime

    Common Abbreviations and Acronyms for Okaloosa County, Florida Crime
    In the day-to-day world of practicing criminal law, like many professions, there is a specific knowledge of understanding. With that is also a specific language. For example, most charges are referred to in a shorthand or abbreviated fashion.…
Rank this Week: 2858

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Nov 25

    CFPB Supervision Exposes Violations by Service Provider

    CFPB Supervision Exposes Violations by Service Provider
    Last month, the CFPB released the fifth edition of its Supervisory Highlights report describing findings from recent examinations of consumer financial products and services providers. The report highlighted regulatory violations − or…
  • Nov 21

    DOJ Wields Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act Against Financial Institution

    DOJ Wields Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act Against Financial Institution
    In 2012 and 2013, the Department of Justice brought a slew of actions against several financial institutions under a rarely used and little-known statute from the late 1980s for conduct related to the mortgage crisis. Outcomes in these cases…
  • Nov 7

    Update on Brazil: Embraer SA and Anti-Corruption Progre

    Update on Brazil: Embraer SA and Anti-Corruption Progre
    Imagine you are a compliance officer for a multinational company with securities listed on a U.S. stock market. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) falls squarely within your purview, but other anti-corruption regimes seem less relevant…
Rank this Week: 2867

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Nov 25

    <em>Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform</em> makes the <em>ABA Journal</em>'s Blawg 100

    &lt;em&gt;Marijuana Law, Policy &amp; Reform&lt;/em&gt; makes the &lt;em&gt;ABA Journal&lt;/em&gt;'s Blawg 100
    I am pleased and intrigued to see that the ABA Journal's annnual Blawg 100 given some love to this blog. All the details of the ABA's latest Blawg 100 can be found here, and MLP&R appears under the Profs category with this description:…
  • Nov 24

    "Merry Marijuana: Pot Sellers Woo Holiday Shoppers"

    "Merry Marijuana: Pot Sellers Woo Holiday Shoppers"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new AP article. Here are excerpts: From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Colorado is scrambling to get a…
  • Nov 22

    "Vice Wars: Tobacco, Alcohol and the Rise of Big Marijuana"

    "Vice Wars: Tobacco, Alcohol and the Rise of Big Marijuana"
    The title of this post is the headline of this interesting and lengthy NBC News article. Here are excerpts: The specter of corporate cannabis loomed large on Tuesday, when the family of Bob Marley appeared on NBC’s Today Show, announcing…
Rank this Week: 2855

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Justin T. Surginer.

http://jtslegal.com/blog/
  • Nov 25

    What Happens If I Am Busted for Buying a Minor Alcohol?

    What Happens If I Am Busted for Buying a Minor Alcohol?
    Busted! Not a word you want to hear, but one that can happen very easily if you’re caught buying alcohol for someone under age—even if you didn’t realize they were under age. So, in all good faith you picked up a purchase…
  • Nov 21

    My Friend Is Drinking in My Car: Am I Breaking Any Laws?

    My Friend Is Drinking in My Car: Am I Breaking Any Laws?
    Texas laws are sneaky. Yes, it’s legal for a passenger to drink in your car—as long as it isn’t alcohol. Yes, it’s legal for him to drink alcohol as long as your car is a taxi (and, presumably, you’re a…
  • Nov 18

    When Ninjas Attack: 5 Crazy Houston Crime

    When Ninjas Attack: 5 Crazy Houston Crime
    Houston hasn’t always been the relatively tame, civilized city it seems to be these days, on the surface at least. It has a colorful history of crazy crimes that are almost unbelievable to read. Which is of course good for criminal…
Rank this Week: 2770

Washington State DUI and Criminal…

Washington State DUI and Criminal Traffic Blog

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

http://duiseattleblog.typepad.com/dui_seattle/
  • Nov 25

    How long will my DOL Hearing last?

    How long will my DOL Hearing last?
    Up to one (1) hour. The Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) allocates one (1) hour per DOL Hearing. That is usually enough time to complete the Hearing. My DOL Hearings typically last 30-50 minutes depending on the issues or...
  • Nov 24

    Should I talk to the officer?

    Should I talk to the officer?
    No. If arrested for DUI or Physical Control do not make any statements to the officer/trooper and always ask to speak with an attorney. If you cannot get ahold of a private attorney, there is a public defender on call...
  • Nov 23

    Are most heavy drinkers alcoholic?

    Are most heavy drinkers alcoholic?
    Not according to this New CDC study mentioned in the NY Times. According to the study, 90% of heavy drinkers are not alcohol dependent. In my experience, this does not surprise me. Frankly, most DUI's are because of "bad…
Rank this Week: 3715

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Nov 25

    Yagmur-Prozess: Keine besondere Schwere der Schuld

    Yagmur-Prozess: Keine besondere Schwere der Schuld
    Im Prozess um den Misshandlungstod der dreijährigen Yagmur aus Hamburg wurde heute das Urteil verkündet: Das Gericht verurteilte die Mutter wegen Mordes zu einer lebenslangen Freiheitsstrafe, stellte jedoch nicht die besondere…
  • Nov 24

    Weihnachtsamnestie: Gnade vor Recht

    Weihnachtsamnestie: Gnade vor Recht
    Die alljährliche Weihnachtsamnestie – also ein Gnadenerweis aus Anlass des Weihnachtsfestes – beschert dieser Tage etwa 2.000 Gefangenen eine vorzeitige Freilassung aus dem Justizvollzug und ermöglicht ihnen so, das…
  • Nov 23

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 84

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 84
    und Missratenes Denkmal für Richterin Kirsten Heisig — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen,…
Rank this Week: 3366

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Nov 25

    Should you talk to the police if you have not been arrested or charged yet?

    Should you talk to the police if you have not been arrested or charged yet?
    When you are under investigation for committing a crime, it can be a very frightening experience. Your future freedom and your reputation may be at stake and your job and relationships may be affected just by virtue of the fact that you are…
  • Nov 20

    Will I Be Released on Bail in California?

    Will I Be Released on Bail in California?
    Whether it is your tenth arrest or your first, being arrested is never fun. Often, it is downright terrifying. For most people, the first concern after being arrested is getting out of jail. In almost all cases, bail will be set, providing…
  • Nov 18

    Arrest Tips – What to Do and What Not to Do during a California Arrest

    Arrest Tips – What to Do and What Not to Do during a California Arrest
    No one plans to be arrested; however, it could happen to you at any time and for any reason. Sometimes an arrest is expected, or at least a reasonable possibility. Other times it comes out of the blue. If you have never been taken into…
Rank this Week: 3726

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: 3018

Leyba Defense blog

Leyba Defense blog

Covers Washington State criminal matters including DUI issues.

http://www.leyba-defense.com/blog/
  • Nov 24

    You’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t when it comes to the FST

    You’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t when it comes to the FST
    If you have been arrested for a DUI then chances are you were offered the field sobriety tests by the arresting officer.  If you follow this blog then you will know that in my opinion these so called “tests” are designed for…
  • Nov 16

    New youtube video on the best questions to ask when interviewing DUI lawyer

    New youtube video on the best questions to ask when interviewing DUI lawyer
    Have you been arrested for a DUI?  Confused on where to start?  Don’t know how to find a decent DUI lawyer to help you get out of this mess.  Well today is your lucky day.  DUI Lawyer Matthew Leyba discusses the best…
  • Nov 8

    WSP begins upgrade of DUI breath test machines in Washington State

    WSP begins upgrade of DUI breath test machines in Washington State
    A recent Seattle Times article can out confirming what a lot of DUI Attorneys already knew.  The Washington State Patrol has begun rolling out the new breath test machines in Washington State.  Speaking on behalf of the WSP, Trooper…
Rank this Week: 3373

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal law, DUI and civil rights. By Peterson Law Offices.

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
  • Nov 24

    Panel Kills Public Defender Changes in Idaho - Don't Blame the Defenders!

    Panel Kills Public Defender Changes in Idaho - Don't Blame the Defenders!
     From the Idaho Statesman tonight:  "Four years ago, a report from the National Legal Aid and Defender Association found that Idaho is violating its Sixth Amendment obligations to defendants. Public defenders across the state were…
  • Nov 24

    Panel Kills Public Defender Changes in Idaho - Don't Blame the Defenders!

    Panel Kills Public Defender Changes in Idaho - Don't Blame the Defenders!
     From the Idaho Statesman tonight:  "Four years ago, a report from the National Legal Aid and Defender Association found that Idaho is violating its Sixth Amendment obligations to defendants. Public defenders across the state were…
  • Nov 20

    NY Times Says Idaho Dead Last at Protecting Juvenile Record

    NY Times Says Idaho Dead Last at Protecting Juvenile Record
     Associate Attorney William Young is at it again: There is an article today in the New York Times discussing the issue of juvenile offenders and the importance of sealing their records from the public eye. The article examines how many…
Rank this Week: 4566

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Nov 24

    Will Maine see Electronic Monitoring of Domestic Violences (DV) Defendants?

    Will Maine see Electronic Monitoring of Domestic Violences (DV) Defendants?
    On November 19, 2014, Maine’s NPR News Source (MPBN) published an article about recent experiments with electronic monitoring of domestic violence (DV) defendants in Somerset County, Maine. As Maine has attempted electronic monitoring…
  • Nov 11

    November 2014 Maine Marijuana Ballot Initiative Split Vote

    November 2014 Maine Marijuana Ballot Initiative Split Vote
    This November 2014 election, marijuana initiatives were on the ballot in South Portland and Lewiston. The results from this vote were split between the two cities. Lewiston rejected the marijuana initiative. South Portland approved the…
  • Nov 7

    Heroin Charges in Maine

    Heroin Charges in Maine
    Your heroin addiction began innocently. You got into a car accident. You suffered serious injuries to your neck or back and continue to suffer from chronic pain. You see a doctor, who prescribes narcotic pain medication. Over time, the pain…
Rank this Week: 2765

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: 3861

The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

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

http://www.ethicalinvestigator.com/
  • Nov 24

    Would-Be Movie Studio Executive Charged in Multi-Million Dollar Scam

    Would-Be Movie Studio Executive Charged in Multi-Million Dollar Scam
    According to the Sacramento Bee, a would-be movie studio executive, Carissa Carpenter, pleaded not guilty last week to defrauding investors of at least $5 million during her failed 17-year attempt at creating a movie studio in Northern…
  • Nov 17

    2 Reasons Undercover Investigations Aren't Right for You

    2 Reasons Undercover Investigations Aren't Right for You
    The big heavy breathing lead story in the Sunday New York Times this week was about the increasing number of government agencies using undercover operations to detect law breakers of all kinds. The Small Business Administration, the IRS, even…
  • Nov 3

    Is the Suzuki Violin Method Founder Really the Biggest Fraud in Musical History?

    Is the Suzuki Violin Method Founder Really the Biggest Fraud in Musical History?
    We recently blogged here about surprising facts we’d found when doing diligence on expert witnesses.  We’ve looked into so many people and companies that we’re rarely taken aback when we find that someone left something…
Rank this Week: 2951

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 3254

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Nov 24

    Lynnwood Teen Charged with DUI & Hit-and-Run

    Lynnwood Teen Charged with DUI &amp; 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…
  • Oct 30

    Standardized Field Sobriety Test

    Standardized Field Sobriety Test
    If you are stopped by police for suspicion of DUI, the officer will likely ask you to perform a field sobriety test to help determine your level of impairment. Failing a field sobriety test can give the officer grounds to arrest you for drunk…
Rank this Week: 3624

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Nov 24

    What are Considered Narcotic Drugs vs. Prescription Drugs in Arizona?

    What are Considered Narcotic Drugs vs. Prescription Drugs in Arizona?
    Narcotic drugs are any opioid based drugs, and it’s important to note that most prescription drugs are narcotics by this definition, though prescription drugs with a legal doctor prescription are not illegal. Mostly, the highly…
  • Nov 21

    Residential vs. Nonresidential Burglary in Arizona

    Residential vs. Nonresidential Burglary in Arizona
    Regardless of the circumstances, burglary in Arizona is a felony. Residential burglary does carry more severe consequences than non-residential burglary, but both are felonies. If the burglary involves a firearm, residential or…
  • Nov 19

    What is Executive Clemency?

    What is Executive Clemency?
    Executive clemency is the power of pardoning used by either a president, if it’s a federal case, or a governor if it’s a local case. The executive can pardon a criminal’s sentencing, reducing it from the death penalty, or…
Rank this Week: 3226

TRACE Blog

TRACE Blog

Covers anti-bribery compliance.

http://traceblog.org/
  • Nov 24

    TRACE International Remembers Roderick Hill

    TRACE International Remembers Roderick Hill
    By Severin Wirz A memorial service was held today at the Washington National Cathedral to honor Roderick M. Hills, who passed away on October 29, 2014.  Mr. Hills served as counsel to President Gerald Ford, and then served as chairman of…
  • Nov 11

    TRACE Introduces Global Business Bribery Risk Index

    TRACE Introduces Global Business Bribery Risk Index
    The TRACE Matrix, developed with RAND Corporation, is the first global business bribery risk index for the compliance industry. November 11, 2014, Annapolis, M.D. – TRACE International today announced the launch of the TRACE Matrix, the…
  • Nov 3

    What was October’s biggest compliance story?

    What was October’s biggest compliance story?
    Ebola health epidemic highlights corruption problems in West African countries – As health officials struggle to contain the spread of the recent outbreak in West Africa’s Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, some are pointing to…
Rank this Week: 3379

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 24

    Ten Years Prison for Four-Time DUI Offender in Wrong-Way Crash

    Ten Years Prison for Four-Time DUI Offender in Wrong-Way Crash
    Many people think of a DUI arrest as something of an inconvenience. They know they'll likely lose their license for a time, incur hefty fines and court costs and will probably need to hire a lawyer if they hope to negotiate lighter penalties.…
  • Nov 14

    Long v. Florida - Felony Conviction Reversed for Inherent Prejudice of Jury

    Long v. Florida - Felony Conviction Reversed for Inherent Prejudice of Jury
    It's inevitable that everyone carries their own personal feelings, attitudes and beliefs which color their perceptions of the world around them. Jurors are no different. It is expected that attorneys and judges, though the voire dire…
  • Nov 7

    Florida, Ohio Issue Conflicting DUI Breathalyzer Ruling

    Florida, Ohio Issue Conflicting DUI Breathalyzer Ruling
    Florida and Ohio courts both recently were tasked with weighing the viability of breathalyzer results as key evidence in criminal cases alleging driving under the influence of alcohol. Both courts came up with different answers. The news…
Rank this Week: 4274

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3256

New Jersey Criminal Attorney Blog

New Jersey Criminal Attorney Blog

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

https://www.newjerseycriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Hiring an Aggressive New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer

    Hiring an Aggressive New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer
    Getting arrested or charged with a criminal offense is a scary experience. Whether you saw it coming or it was a complete surprise, in the blink of an eye your life has just taken a drastic turn. Now, you’re sitting in a…
  • Nov 12

    Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in New Jersey

    Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in New Jersey
    What is drug paraphernalia? In New Jersey, being charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia under 2C:36-2, mean you have in your possession with intent to use, a wide variety of items, as described generally and in detail by 2C:36-1,…
  • Nov 11

    What Happens When You Fail to Appear in Court in New Jersey?

    What Happens When You Fail to Appear in Court in New Jersey?
    I frequently help people when they fail to appear at a scheduled court date, in New Jersey. Failure to appear can be serious. How I approach the problem depends on several factors. I determine whether they have failed…
Rank this Week: 2732

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Nov 23

    Federal authorities arrest debt collectors on criminal charge

    Federal authorities arrest debt collectors on criminal charge
    Americans are taking on more and more debt, and consumers in Georgia are no exception. With a 2.1 percent increase in household debt in the latter part of 2013, it may not come as a surprise to learn that some...
  • Nov 14

    Researchers may face criminal charges for alleged grant misuse

    Researchers may face criminal charges for alleged grant misuse
    About a year ago, Georgia Tech launched an investigation after suspicions arose about where certain grant money was actually going. Although no criminal charges have been filed yet, some expect that the local district attorney will be filing…
  • Oct 27

    Georgia officers face criminal charges for alleged unlawful stop

    Georgia officers face criminal charges for alleged unlawful stop
    With the frenzy of alleged unruly or disorderly police that has recently appeared to take over the news, some people may feel an unfair bias against officers who are simply working to protect the public. In Georgia, local officers have...
Rank this Week: 3031

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Karren Kenney.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefense.guru/
Rank this Week: 2837

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/
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New York DWI/DUI Blog

New York DWI/DUI Blog

By Carl Spector.

http://www.newyorkdui.com/
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White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

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

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
  • Nov 21

    Government Defends Validity of Congressional Investigation Into Deepwater Horizon Spill

    Government Defends Validity of Congressional Investigation Into Deepwater Horizon Spill
    The government has opposed David Rainey’s motion to dismiss the obstruction of Congress charge filed against him in the Eastern District of Louisiana and Rainey's request that prosecutors disclose portions of their grand jury…
  • Nov 18

    Judge Gardephe Orders Mathew Martoma to Begin Serving Sentence

    Judge Gardephe Orders Mathew Martoma to Begin Serving Sentence
    Last week, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit denied Mathew Martoma’s emergency motion for bail pending appeal. Martoma had argued he was likely to get his insider trading conviction reversed or receive a new trial because…
  • Nov 10

    SDNY Prosecutors Bring First-Ever Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Case

    SDNY Prosecutors Bring First-Ever Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Case
    In what prosecutors in the Southern District of New York are calling the first-ever prosecution of a Bitcoin Ponzi scheme, the government filed a criminal complaint last week against Trendon Shavers. Shavers operated Bitcoin Savings…
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duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Nov 21

    NEW SUPREME COURT LAW ON ANONYMOUS TIPS AND DUI

    NEW SUPREME COURT LAW ON ANONYMOUS TIPS AND DUI
    Police are allowed to stop drivers based on anonymous tips. The key question is whether the tip was reliable enough to provide probable cause for the stop. The Supreme Court just made that job a lot easier for the prosecution. ……
  • Nov 3

    LOOKING BACKWARDS: HOW THE STATE PROVES YOUR BLOOD ALCOHOL WAS HIGHER THAN YOUR BREATHALYZER RESULT

    LOOKING BACKWARDS: HOW THE STATE PROVES YOUR BLOOD ALCOHOL WAS HIGHER THAN YOUR BREATHALYZER RESULT
    You had several drinks at the bar before you drove home. Police stopped you for a moving violation and arrested you for DUI. At the police station, you agree to take the breathalyzer. The reading is .077, just below the … Continue…
  • Oct 13

    HOW THE DEFENSE MAY SHOW YOUR BLOOD ALCOHOL IS LOWER THAN YOUR BREATHALYZER

    HOW THE DEFENSE MAY SHOW YOUR BLOOD ALCOHOL IS LOWER THAN YOUR BREATHALYZER
    You had several drinks at the bar before you drove home. Police stopped you for a moving violation and arrested you for DUI. At the police station, you blew the breathalyzer. The reading was over the legal limit. Your friend, ……
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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/
  • 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…
  • Nov 13

    Sixth Amendment’s Speedy Trial Right: Ancient, Worthy and Elusive

    Sixth Amendment’s Speedy Trial Right: Ancient, Worthy and Elusive
    The Constitution’s Bill of Rights contains many protections for those the government accuses of having committed a crime.  Among them is the Sixth Amendment right to a “speedy trial”.  The provision is stated:…
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Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Nov 21

    BREAKING NEWS! The President Extends Deportation Relief: Do You Qualify?

    BREAKING NEWS! The President Extends Deportation Relief: Do You Qualify?
    Last night, the President finally announced his administration’s eagerly anticipated and hoped for plans to extend deportation relief to a greater segment of the undocumented foreign national population. President Obama has intimated…
  • Nov 10

    The Powers and Limitations of Filing for Bankruptcy

    The Powers and Limitations of Filing for Bankruptcy
    Filing for bankruptcy is a critical decision that many Georgians have decided to make due to their personal and financial circumstances. Because filing for bankruptcy has the potential to affect your life for years to come, it is of the…
  • Oct 24

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

    If I File Bankruptcy, Am I Liable for My Business’s Debts?
    The great state of Georgia is home to many equally great small and medium-sized businesses.  Georgian residents are true entrepreneurs and several of our friends and neighbors have enjoyed great success with their businesses all across…
Rank this Week: 2850

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
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Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
  • Nov 21

    What’s The Difference Between Harassment And Stalking In New Jersey?

    What’s The Difference Between Harassment And Stalking In New Jersey?
    Harassment and stalking are related crimes in New Jersey, with a stalking charge being sort of like a harassment charge on steroids. When you’re charged with harassment in New Jersey, it is usually as a petty disorderly persons offense,…
  • Nov 21

    What Is The Penalty For Harassment In New Jersey?

    What Is The Penalty For Harassment In New Jersey?
    Harassment in New Jersey is nearly always prosecuted as a petty disorderly persons offense, which carries a maximum jail sentence of 30 days, a fine of up to $500, and possible community service and other fines. If you happen to be…
  • Nov 21

    What Behaviors Constitute Harassment In New Jersey?

    What Behaviors Constitute Harassment In New Jersey?
    Harassment includes a variety of behaviors that are intended to annoy or alarm, sometimes as one-off events, and sometimes as repeated events. One key element of a harassment prosecution is intent. According to the statute, a person can be…
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NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

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

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

    If An Under-21 Driver Blows .03%, Can They Be Convicted Of DWI In New Jersey?

    If An Under-21 Driver Blows .03%, Can They Be Convicted Of DWI In New Jersey?
    Yes, the statutory blood alcohol content (BAC) limit for drivers who are under 21 years of age in New Jersey is .01%, so any recorded level above that is subject to prosecution. This can be devastating for young drivers, who are especially…
  • Nov 20

    What’s The Penalty For A Second DWI Conviction In New Jersey?

    What’s The Penalty For A Second DWI Conviction In New Jersey?
    In New Jersey, there is a 10-year window in which a second DWI arrest will be considered a second offense. DWI arrests that happen more than 10 years after the first are considered first offenses. If you are convicted of DWI as a two-time…
  • Nov 12

    How Long Will I Lose My CDL If I’m Convicted Of DWI In My Own Car In New Jersey?

    How Long Will I Lose My CDL If I’m Convicted Of DWI In My Own Car In New Jersey?
    New Jersey’s DWI rules are different for commercial drivers, and they extend even into your personal vehicle. If you’re arrested for DWI in your own car in New Jersey but hold a commercial driver’s license, you’ll face…
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Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Nov 20

    Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors & Installers.

    Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors &amp; 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 &amp; 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…
  • Sep 22

    AGGRAVATED ASSAULT- DEPRAVED INDIFFERENCE STRANGULATION.

    AGGRAVATED ASSAULT- DEPRAVED INDIFFERENCE STRANGULATION.
    Posted September 22, 2014 Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. AGGRAVATED ASSAULT- DEPRAVED INDIFFERENCE STRANGULATION. The 2012 amendment to Maine’s aggravated assault statute, 17-A M.R.S.A. §208, have received recent media attention because of…
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Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Maryland Court Upholds Criminal Conviction for Theft and Embezzlement from Joint Bank Account

    Maryland Court Upholds Criminal Conviction for Theft and Embezzlement from Joint Bank Account
    A criminal charge is a serious matter, whether it is classified as a misdemeanor or felony offense, and the person charged must respond accordingly. While a misdemeanor is less serious than a felony, both can affect a person’s life…
  • Nov 10

    Maryland Court Interprets “Enhanced Sentencing” Statute in Robbery Case

    Maryland Court Interprets “Enhanced Sentencing” Statute in Robbery Case
    Every phase of a criminal case is significant. And each part of the proceeding — from arrest to sentencing — must comply with applicable state law. These laws are in place to ensure that people who are accused of a crime are…
  • Oct 23

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

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

Peek and Toland Blog

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

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

    Obama to Announce Details of Immigration Reform

    Obama to Announce Details of Immigration Reform
    The White House has announced that President Obama will address the nation to reveal the executive actions he plans to take to fix the U.S. immigration system. The address will be televised and broadcast online via WhiteHouse.gov at 7pm…
  • Nov 17

    President Obama Set to Initiate 10-Part Immigration Overhaul

    President Obama Set to Initiate 10-Part Immigration Overhaul
    According to administration officials, President Obama will announce a 10-part plan for drastically overhauling the U.S. immigration system – with or without Congress’ consent in the coming weeks. The president’s plan was…
  • Oct 20

    Temporary Protection Status for Honduras and Nicaragua

    Temporary Protection Status for Honduras and Nicaragua
    The Secretary of Homeland Security recently announced that beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from Honduras and Nicaragua may now extend their protected status for an additional 18 months. The TPS prevents the deportation of…
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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/
  • 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…
  • Oct 22

    New Marijuana Laws Raise Complex Legal Question

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

White Collar Alert

Provides news and insight to counsel and legal observers concerning white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, government litigation and regulatory compliance. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://whitecollarblog.mmwr.com
Rank this Week: 2905

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…
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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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