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Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    Las Vegas Felony Overview

    Las Vegas Felony Overview
    An Overview of Felonies in Nevada  In Nevada, crimes can fall under one of two categories: misdemeanors or felonies. Felonies are the more serious of the two, because they generally consist of crimes against people rather than crimes…
  • Jul 22

    Theft Charges in Las Vega

    Theft Charges in Las Vega
    Section 205.0832 of the Nevada Revised Statute talks about the crime of theft. It can happen whenever someone “controls any property of another person with the intent to deprive” or when someone converts property to become their…
  • Jul 20

    Wire Fraud Laws in Nevada

    Wire Fraud Laws in Nevada
    What you Need to Know about Federal Wire Fraud Laws  Wire fraud is a federal crime, and is spelled out under Title 18 of the U.S. Code. It occurs whenever “wired” communications such as telephone or email are used to…
Rank this Week: 4113

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/
  • Jul 23

    Drug crime sentencing reform finally takes root in the U.S.

    Drug crime sentencing reform finally takes root in the U.S.
    The United States may be changing course on long-held drug laws and policies. The policies, which have called for increasingly harsh sentences for drug offenders, have done effectively nothing to curb the use and sale of illegal drugs in…
  • Jul 19

    When are juvenile offenders supposed to be treated like adults?

    When are juvenile offenders supposed to be treated like adults?
    One of the most controversial issues in the American criminal justice system is the way that juvenile offenders are treated, regarded and prosecuted. The issue is often as vexing for criminal defense attorneys as it is for prosecutors and…
  • Jul 11

    Prosecutor misconduct alleged in 1980s Louisiana drug case

    Prosecutor misconduct alleged in 1980s Louisiana drug case
    Many of our recent posts have discussed wrongful conviction based on law enforcement misconduct. The news lately has been full of stories involving Louisiana defendants who were exonerated after spending decades in prison for crimes they…
Rank this Week: 3399

Jay Cohen DWI & Texas Criminal Law…

Jay Cohen DWI & Texas Criminal Law Blog

Discusses Texas criminal laws, types of criminal cases, and trials in the news.

http://www.cohendwilawyer.com/blog
  • Jul 23

    Harris County DA Receives Huge Grant for No Refusal Program

    Harris County DA Receives Huge Grant for No Refusal Program
    The Harris County District Attorney’s Office received almost half a million in dollars in funding from the Texas Department of Transportation to ensure every day is a no refusal day. This no refusal policy means they have additional…
  • Jul 1

    Driving a Golf Cart Under the Influence of Alcohol

    Driving a Golf Cart Under the Influence of Alcohol
    Houston is known for its warmer climate and is home to a number of golf courses, where residents can enjoy a round of golf for most of the year. It is not uncommon for golf enthusiasts to throw back a few drinks while playing 18 holes with a…
  • Jul 26

    Houston No-Refusal Policy in Place Though Warrants are Still Necessary for DWI Blood Test

    Houston No-Refusal Policy in Place Though Warrants are Still Necessary for DWI Blood Test
    Fourth Amendment Stands Strong The Supreme Court has ruled that the dissipation of blood alcohol levels over time does not create an “exigent circumstance” to allow police to take a blood specimen without a warrant in a typical…
Rank this Week: 3674

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Jul 23

    Wiederaufnahme Mollath: Verteidiger legen Mandat nieder

    Wiederaufnahme Mollath: Verteidiger legen Mandat nieder
    Das sind erstaunliche Nachrichten heute aus Regensburg: Am 11. Verhandlungstag im Wiederaufnahmeverfahren zugunsten des Gustl Mollath haben seine beiden Strafverteidiger Gerhard Strate und Johannes Rauwald ihr Mandat niedergelegt – auf…
  • Jul 20

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 66

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 66
    Eine Anklage, mit der zu rechnen war Ex-Staatsanwalt: „Es läuft vieles schief“ bei der Justiz (nicht nur) an der Saar In der Pflicht Zschäpes Anwaltskrise: So geht es weiter bei NSU Todesstrafe – Willkür statt…
  • Jul 17

    Reden ist Silber, Schweigen ist Gold

    Reden ist Silber, Schweigen ist Gold
    Der Frage, ob sich ein Angeklagter redend oder doch besser schweigend verteidigen soll, kommt in jedem Strafverfahren eine entscheidende Rolle zu, welche die Weichen für die gesamte dem Prozess zugrundeliegende Verteidigungsstrategie…
Rank this Week: 3834

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/
  • Jul 23

    Atlantic City Needed to Go Online Years Ago

    Atlantic City Needed to Go Online Years Ago
    Photo Credit: Meinzahn Three more casinos are set to close in Atlantic City. Unions, politicians and lobbyists are pointing fingers. One thing is for certain, newly introduced online gaming legislation is not to blame. If experts had been…
  • Jul 11

    NY Legalizing Medical Marijuana with the Compassionate Care Act

    NY Legalizing Medical Marijuana with the Compassionate Care Act
    Severely ill patients in New York State are celebrating Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature of a bill that legalized medical marijuana in New York for many severely ill patients[1]. As noted by Assembly Speaker Silver in his remarks,…
  • Jul 8

    The Right to Remain Silent Does Not Extend to Computer/Phone Password

    The Right to Remain Silent Does Not Extend to Computer/Phone Password
    Recently the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that under certain circumstances, a court may compel a criminal defendant to provide the password to encrypted digital evidence without violating the defendant’s constitutional…
Rank this Week: 4564

Houston Criminal Law Blog

Houston Criminal Law Blog

By Rand Mintzer.

http://www.mintzerlaw.com/blog
  • Jul 23

    What is Considered Consumer Fraud in Texas?

    What is Considered Consumer Fraud in Texas?
    Consumer fraud in the state of Texas is claiming victims on a daily basis. Average people are being taken advantage of by unscrupulous businesses that seek out profit schemes that prey upon the trust and good faith of consumers. The Deceptive…
  • Jul 18

    Busted for Embezzlement: Am I Going to Jail?

    Busted for Embezzlement: Am I Going to Jail?
    Unlike other theft crimes in which money or property is taken from the victim, embezzlement occurs when a person, who has been given legal access to the property or money, takes it for personal gain. Penalties judges impose on someone…
  • Jul 14

    So, What’s the Difference between Insider Trading and Deceptive Trade Practice?

    So, What’s the Difference between Insider Trading and Deceptive Trade Practice?
    State and federal laws imposing fines and other penalties on those engaging in deceptive trade practices are similar to laws that regulate insider trading. The intent of each is protection of the public from business practices that take…
Rank this Week: 3721

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Jul 23

    False Pimping Accusations: Take Action Now!

    False Pimping Accusations: Take Action Now!
    Getting involved in the sex trade to make a living just isn’t worth the legal problems that are likely to ensue. It’s illegal to buy, sell or profit from the sale of sex in the state of Texas. Even if you’re the innocent…
  • Jul 18

    Jumping Bail for Check Fraud: Get a Lawyer Now Or…

    Jumping Bail for Check Fraud: Get a Lawyer Now Or…
    If you thought bounty hunting was a relic of the old west, think again. When a check fraud defendant decides to jump bail after being arrested and released, it’s bad news for both the defendant and the bail bondsman. The defendant could…
  • Jul 14

    Will You Get a Pink Slip for a Child Abuse Arrest?

    Will You Get a Pink Slip for a Child Abuse Arrest?
    Your job could be on the line if you’re arrested for child abuse or some other serious crime. It all depends on your employer’s policies and the nature of the criminal offense. There are a number of factors that are likely to…
Rank this Week: 3724

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Holdings: State v. Martinez: New Mexico Court of Appeals (Unpublished)

    Holdings: State v. Martinez: New Mexico Court of Appeals (Unpublished)
    The New Mexico Court of Appeals analyzed several issues in State v. Martinez, a recently unpublished opinion released by the Court.  One issue was sufficiency of the evidence, while two other challenges went to the defendant's…
  • Jul 22

    Book Recommendation: Complications By Atul Gawande

    Book Recommendation: Complications By Atul Gawande
    To those who simply pick it up and scan the cover, Atul Gawande's Complications may seem like a medical text.  And, you couldn't blame those who would be fooled when taking the book's full title into account: Complications: A…
  • Jul 21

    Volekh's Site Article om Death Row Appeal

    Volekh's Site Article om Death Row Appeal
    Strange article by Eugene Volekh over at the Washington Post regarding a questionable last-minute appeal made by an Arizona man to stop his execution.And......the Ninth Circuit, it looks like, has granted the temporary stay.Certainly a Ninth…
Rank this Week: 3492

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Jul 22

    Portland Maine DV Defense Attorney: DV Defense Strategie

    Portland Maine DV Defense Attorney: DV Defense Strategie
    I am an experienced domestic violence defense attorney in Maine.  Over the past decade, I have defended many domestic violence cases all across Maine with a heavy concentration in Portland Maine.  Below I am sharing a Maine DV…
  • Jul 19

    Maine CDL OUI

    Maine CDL OUI
    A commercial driver’s license (CDL or CPL) is a special driver’s license which allows someone to drive commercial motor vehicles (CMV), such as large trailer trucks and busses.  A CDL is required when the commercial motor…
  • Jul 17

    Can a simple push be considered domestic violence assault?

    Can a simple push be considered domestic violence assault?
    It was a fight, which got out of hand.  In the heat of it you pushed your partner away.  The neighbors called the police.  In Maine, two officers usually respond to a domestic violence call.   Once at the scene, each…
Rank this Week: 3894

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Focuses on federal and state landmark cases and current criminal defense litigation, cases and notable crimes in Dallas, Texas.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blog/
  • Jul 22

    Murder for Hire Charge is Dismissed Against Texas Man

    Murder for Hire Charge is Dismissed Against Texas Man
    Photo Credit to Arthur Forzus Murder for hire cases can be difficult to prosecute as demonstrated by a recent case in Texas in which the Collin County District Attorney’s Office dismissed a felony charge against man from Garland who…
  • Jul 16

    Texas Man is Accused of Killing Six Family Members in Houston

    Texas Man is Accused of Killing Six Family Members in Houston
    Texas hit the headlines last week for one of the worst crimes seen in the Lone Star State for some time. A 33-year-old man stands accused of killing six members of his former wife’s family, including four children in a home in suburban…
  • Jul 8

    Supreme Court Places Limits on Police Powers to Search Smart Phone

    Supreme Court Places Limits on Police Powers to Search Smart Phone
      Just as cell phones and smart phones have become a way of life in recent years, it has become routine for police to seek to recover information from the devices as part of their investigations. However, a recent U.S. Supreme Court has…
Rank this Week: 3503

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

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

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Jul 22

    Talking to Older Drivers About Their Abilities and Safety

    Talking to Older Drivers About Their Abilities and Safety
    I recently handled a case for an older gentleman who had caused a car accident while driving. Fortunately, no one was hurt, but it had made him realize that maybe it was time to stop driving and start taking alternate modes of transportation.…
  • Jul 18

    What To Do When Confronted with a DUI Checkpoint

    What To Do When Confronted with a DUI Checkpoint
    In 1990 some Michigan motorists challenged the constitutionality of a highway sobriety checkpoint where Michigan State Police had pulled over vehicles whose drivers were thought to be under the influence of an intoxicant, and asked them…
  • May 25

    Top Ten Legal Films: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD

    Top Ten Legal Films: TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD
    I promised myself that when I grew up and I was a man, I would try to do things just as good and noble as what Atticus had done for Tom Robinson. – Scott Turow, lawyer and author Today The Guardian reported that To Kill a Mockingbird…
Rank this Week: 4534

Utah DUI Attorney

Utah DUI Attorney

Covers Utah DUI laws and defense of Utah DUI charges. By Glen W. Neely.

http://www.utahduilawblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Utah DUI Prime for Life Cla

    Utah DUI Prime for Life Cla
    If a person is convicted of a DUI or a Driving While Impaired charge, it is statutorily required that the person participate in drug and alcohol treatment by a state certified agency.  The class is called the Prime for Life Class.…
  • Feb 20

    Utah DUI HB303 “Slightest Degree” is Dropped for Now

    Utah DUI HB303 “Slightest Degree” is Dropped for Now
    After many showed up to the committee meeting to oppose this bill, Rep. Perry put the bill on hold for further study. Here is an interview wherein Rep. Perry tries to clarify that slightest degree is not a not a drop statute–very…
  • Jan 31

    2014 Utah DUI Proposed Law Changes–Very Scary

    2014 Utah DUI Proposed Law Changes–Very Scary
    Yesterday, Rep Lee Perry, proposed changes to the current DUI Law.  Right now, there are three ways to violate the Utah DUI Law when it comes to alcohol and drugs.  First, you are over an alcohol level of .08 at the time of driving.…
Rank this Week: 4414

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Jul 22

    The Crime of Obstructing Identification in Illinoi

    The Crime of Obstructing Identification in Illinoi
    While it may hardly seem like a crime, under certain circumstances, you can be charged with a Class A Misdemeanor for failing to give your correct name, address or birthdate to police. In Illinois, Obstructing Identification involves…
  • Jul 14

    WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A SUSPENDED AND A REVOKED DRIVER’S LICENSE IN ILLINOIS?

    WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A SUSPENDED AND A REVOKED DRIVER’S LICENSE IN ILLINOIS?
    Depending on the nature, severity and number of times you’ve been charged with DUI, the Secretary of State may suspend your license or revoke it. Generally, your license is automatically suspended for a set period when you are charged…
  • Jun 27

    HOW TO DRESS FOR DUI COURT

    HOW TO DRESS FOR DUI COURT
    I am often surprised at how casually some parties dress for court. The judge may pass sentence on you, so you need to impress him or her. A defendant should remember that the judge is a human being who will … Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 3643

The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

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

http://www.ethicalinvestigator.com/
  • Jul 22

    Arizona Man Arrested for Landscaping Fraud Once Again

    Arizona Man Arrested for Landscaping Fraud Once Again
    According to KRQE news in Albuquerque, New Mexico, landscaper Gary Mares was busted for fraud once again.  This time, he solicited landscaping work on Craigslist, collected large sums of money for the jobs upfront, and then never…
  • Jul 2

    "Nightmare Nanny" Refuses to Leave California Home

    "Nightmare Nanny" Refuses to Leave California Home
    The story of the “nightmare nanny” who has refused to leave her employer’s home has been making waves all over the news.  You’ve probably seen it by now— using Craigslist, Marcella and Ralph Bracamonte hired…
  • Jun 20

    Produce Company's Owner Accused of Hiding Assets and Swindling Strawberry Company out of Million

    Produce Company's Owner Accused of Hiding Assets and Swindling Strawberry Company out of Million
    Last week, Curtis Harold DeBerry, owner of the Texas-based Progreso Produce Company, was arrested and accused of cheating investors, business partners and banks out of millions of dollars over the past few years.  He now faces up to…
Rank this Week: 3527

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
Rank this Week: 4661

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
Rank this Week: 3627

TRACE Blog

TRACE Blog

Covers anti-bribery compliance.

http://traceblog.org/
  • Jul 22

    A Royal Mess, Pt. 2: Non-Profits, Charitable Contributions and the FCPA

    A Royal Mess, Pt. 2: Non-Profits, Charitable Contributions and the FCPA
    In our previous post, we discussed the ongoing corruption case against Princess Cristina of Spain and her husband, Duke Iñaki Urdungarin. Urdangarin, a former Olympian, is accused of using his position to skim money from government…
  • Jul 15

    A Royal Mess, Pt. 1: Spanish Princess Charged with Corruption

    A Royal Mess, Pt. 1: Spanish Princess Charged with Corruption
    If there are perks to being a member of the Spanish royal family (undoubtedly there are), immunity from corruption prosecutions is not one of them. Last month, on June 25th, Princess Cristina of Spain was charged with tax fraud and money…
  • Jul 2

    AFTER ESQUENAZI, QUESTIONS STILL REMAIN

    AFTER ESQUENAZI, QUESTIONS STILL REMAIN
    Haiti in 2001 might have seemed like an entrepreneur’s playground — the kind of place where the stakes were high, the risks were big, and if you played your cards right, you might find fabulous riches. Sure, it was one of the…
Rank this Week: 3758

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3934

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    A Look at the History of the National Drinking Age and its Effect on Alcohol-Related Car Accident

    A Look at the History of the National Drinking Age and its Effect on Alcohol-Related Car Accident
    Our Boston drunk driving car accident attorneys know that many of the worst alcohol-related car accidents involve young drivers. A recent feature on Boston.com looks at the history and effects of having a national drinking of age of 21. …
  • Jul 15

    Massachusetts Woman Sentenced to Jail for Alcohol-Related Car Crash

    Massachusetts Woman Sentenced to Jail for Alcohol-Related Car Crash
    Our Boston drunk driving accident lawyers know that an alcohol-related car accident can result in serious injury or death. The Boston Globe is reporting that Bridgewater woman has been sentenced to two and half years in prison in connection…
  • Jul 10

    MADD Working with NFL Teams to Curb Drunk Driving

    MADD Working with NFL Teams to Curb Drunk Driving
    Football season will be starting soon enough, and unfortunately this means that there may be more drunk drivers on the roads. People who attend games or parties, or who watch sports at friend's houses, may have a few drinks too many and may…
Rank this Week: 4693

Questions and Answers About…

Questions and Answers About Arrests, Criminal Procdures and Policies

By the Law Offices of Patituce & Associates, LLC.

http://www.patitucelaw.com/faqs/
  • Jul 21

    Will An Ohio OVI Affect My Medical License?

    Will An Ohio OVI Affect My Medical License?
    As a law firm that focuses heavily on OVI defense we take on many clients who are doctors, dentists, nurses, and other medical professionals. Read More
  • Jul 21

    What Is The Average Cost For An OVI Attorney?

    What Is The Average Cost For An OVI Attorney?
    If you are trying to figure out how much an OVI attorney costs you are on the right track. As you probably know by now an OVI/DUI conviction can be life changing – mandatory jail, mandatory fines, and mandatory license suspensions can…
  • Jul 21

    What Lawyers Handle Drug Cases In Lorain Ohio?

    What Lawyers Handle Drug Cases In Lorain Ohio?
    If you have been arrested for drug charges in Lorain Ohio you need to hire the most experienced and skilled defense attorney that you can afford. Read More
Rank this Week: 3172

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    University of Georgia student faces felony charge

    University of Georgia student faces felony charge
    A college basketball player was cut from his team after drug-related allegations led to his arrest. Facing felony charges for possessing marijuana, the University of Georgia student has maintained his innocence while also apologizing for any…
  • Jul 7

    Woman killed on film set, producers indicted on criminal charge

    Woman killed on film set, producers indicted on criminal charge
    Deaths on the big screen might not faze some viewers, but a death behind the camera of a film might surprise some. Recently, a woman working on a film set in Georgia lost her life in a tragic accident. Although...
  • Jun 23

    Child left in hot car dies, father faces criminal charge

    Child left in hot car dies, father faces criminal charge
    Most Americans know that, when the temperature outside rises, the temperature inside of a locked car can climb even higher. However, in such a time-constrained and stressful world, unfortunate accidents can occur. A Georgia father apparently…
Rank this Week: 3123

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law news, updates and commentary. Published By Hoffman & Associates

http://www.losangelescriminallawyersblog.com
  • Jul 21

    What is a Plea Bargain in a Los Angeles Criminal Case?

    What is a Plea Bargain in a Los Angeles Criminal Case?
    When you have been charged with a criminal offense, you will be given the opportunity to appear in court before a criminal Judge and have your case heard. This hearing will be referred to as an Arraignment. At the Arraignment, several things…
  • Jul 21

    Can I Hire a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney if I have a Public Defender?

    Can I Hire a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney if I have a Public Defender?
    One of the most important rights you are granted by the United States Constitution is your right to counsel. Unlike other areas of law, criminal law will provide an attorney for you if you are unable to hire one on your own. This is because…
  • Jul 10

    Do I have to Appear in Court if I have a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney?

    Do I have to Appear in Court if I have a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney?
    Our clients lead busy lives and with work, school, and social obligations. It is often stressful and proves to be difficult for them to clear up the day they are required to appear before the Criminal Judge. Fortunately, once they have…
Rank this Week: 3348

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Levow & Associates.

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3681

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Jul 21

    Retroactive Federal Drug Sentence Reduction

    Retroactive Federal Drug Sentence Reduction
    Last week, the United States Sentencing Commission voted to retroactively cut federal prison sentences for drug crimes.  The Commission voted to retroactively decrease the drug table by two offense levels for all drug types.…
  • Jul 11

    The Police Need a Search Warrant to Obtain Information About the Location of Your Cell Phone

    The Police Need a Search Warrant to Obtain Information About the Location of Your Cell Phone
    In the case of the United States versus Quartavious Davis, Mr. Davis was convicted of several armed robberies that occurred at different times and in several different locations.  In order to prove that Davis was in the general…
  • Jul 2

    The Police Need a Warrant to Search Your Cell Phone

    The Police Need a Warrant to Search Your Cell Phone
    In the case of Riley versus California, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the police generally may not, without a warrant, search the contents of a cell phone that is taken from someone who has been arrested.  The… The…
Rank this Week: 3082

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

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

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
  • Jul 21

    10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice.

    10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice.
    Taking over the world in crisp robes: 10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice. Being a new lawyer is challenging.  Whether you are working as an associate or starting […]by Sean Robichaud The post 10 tips for new…
  • Jul 18

    Disincentives Towards Innocence: Wrongful Convictions at a Micro-Level

    Disincentives Towards Innocence: Wrongful Convictions at a Micro-Level
    DISINCENTIVES TOWARDS INNOCENCE: A LOOK AT WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS IN THE ONTARIO CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM (Sean Robichaud, 2004)*  * This is an older paper written many years ago.  However, it […]by Sean Robichaud The post…
  • Jul 9

    The impossible task of marketing a criminal law firm or lawyer

    The impossible task of marketing a criminal law firm or lawyer
    I would rather sell space heaters to snowmen: the impossible task of marketing a criminal lawyer’s service. Over the weekend I went to the Whitewater micro brewery in Beachburg, […]by Sean Robichaud The post The impossible…
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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/
  • Jul 21

    5 Things You Don’t Know About Filing Bankruptcy – But You Should!

    5 Things You Don’t Know About Filing Bankruptcy – But You Should!
    Due to the recent economic hardships facing many Georgians, our office has received several calls from individuals who are struggling to pay their bills, provide for their families, and control their mounting debt.  For many people,…
  • Jul 18

    Top Questions You Will Most Likely Be Asked During Your Immigration Interview

    Top Questions You Will Most Likely Be Asked During Your Immigration Interview
    U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs) are eligible to sponsor their spouses for U.S. permanent residence (i.e. green cards).  To do so, the U.S. citizen or LPR files an I-130 Petition for Immigrant Relative with U.S.…
  • Jul 10

    Will Immigration Reform Affect Me?

    Will Immigration Reform Affect Me?
    Comprehensive immigration reform has been looming on the horizon for over two years now.  Ever since the Senate agreed to its own bill last summer, immigration advocates and opponents alike have been waiting for the House of…
Rank this Week: 3615

White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

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

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
Rank this Week: 3734

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/
Rank this Week: 3330

Missouri Criminal Lawyers Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law and DWI law. Published By Sansone Law, LLC

http://www.missouricriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4459

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 19

    Marijuana Possession Decriminalized In D.C.

    Marijuana Possession Decriminalized In D.C.
    While Maryland will have its day in October, possession of a small amount of marijuana has officially been decriminalized in Washington D.C. At midnight on Thursday, metropolitan police officers were ordered to keep their handcuffs in their…
  • Jul 14

    Montgomery County Wants State Marijuana Laws Fixed

    Montgomery County Wants State Marijuana Laws Fixed
    Maryland lawmakers made significant progress in reforming state marijuana laws in the recent legislative session. Starting in October of this year possession of less than 10 grams of pot will no longer be a criminal offense. And the medical…
  • Jul 7

    Baltimore County Cop Arrested For Stealing Evidence

    Baltimore County Cop Arrested For Stealing Evidence
    Starling news came out of Towson two weeks ago when a 20-year old police cadet was arrested for multiple drug and theft crimes. The story became even more compelling when the public learned the alleged crime was committed at Baltimore County…
Rank this Week: 4866

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3222

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Another False Accusation Bites the Dust

    Another False Accusation Bites the Dust
    Well, go figure. I really did not intend to focus so much on sex crimes right now, but things happen. Like the woman who has been defaming and falsely accusing one of my favorite young musician / songwriters, Conor Oberst (aka Bright Eyes)…
  • Jul 17

    What if you are Guilty of a Sex Crime?

    What if you are Guilty of a Sex Crime?
    First of all, take the Fifth. Remain silent and get a lawyer. Second, understand this: Sex crimes are tough. Sex crimes are simultaneously the most heinous crimes to be accused of committing, the hardest crimes to disprove once you are…
  • Jul 14

    Both Sides Now

    Both Sides Now
    My last post is getting some interesting feedback. Pro Pot types think it was a good discussion about the legalization of marijuana here in Washington State. Anti MJ folks see it as a wonderful condemnation of the harmful effects of drugs. …
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Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    One Michigan DUI Lawyer to Another

    One Michigan DUI Lawyer to Another
    The day before I began writing this article, I received an email from another Detroit area DUI lawyer who commented on some of my DUI blog articles. He indicated that he agreed with some, and disagreed with others. As it...
  • Jul 14

    Success in a DUI case means what doesn't Happen to You

    Success in a DUI case means what doesn't Happen to You
    The best outcome in any DUI case is to get the whole thing dismissed, or otherwise beat the case, so that nothing happens to you. Most people, however, aren't so completely lucky. Short of nothing happening as a result of...
  • Jul 11

    Michigan License Restoration at a Whole DIfferent Level

    Michigan License Restoration at a Whole DIfferent Level
    This article will be a detour from my usual examination of some legal or technical aspect of the Michigan driver's license restoration appeal process. In many of my articles, I examine some facet or other of the license appeals, or...
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Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 18

    Police in Washington Continue Marijuana DUI Efforts with Emphasis Patrol

    Police in Washington Continue Marijuana DUI Efforts with Emphasis Patrol
    Driving under the influence of marijuana continues to ignite national conversations among law enforcement over the best ways to deal with this issue and when and how to arrest motorists. In a previous blog, we discussed how law enforcement…
  • Jul 8

    Washington Law Enforcement, Prosecutors Aim to Clear Up Misconceptions About Driving High

    Washington Law Enforcement, Prosecutors Aim to Clear Up Misconceptions About Driving High
    Nearly two years after Washington residents voted to legalize recreational marijuana, the first pot stores are now open for business. Although today is an historic day in Washington state history, it is also one that reminds us of the many…
  • Jul 2

    Washington Law Enforcement Creates Blood Warrant Database for Marijuana DUI

    Washington Law Enforcement Creates Blood Warrant Database for Marijuana DUI
    Law enforcement agencies have been working diligently to establish effective and accurate measures for arresting, testing, and convicting motorists for driving under the influence of marijuana. One of the most difficult challenges that…
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Sonoma County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sonoma County Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.sonomacountycriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Northern California Man Charged for Starting Wildfire While Growing Marijuana

    Northern California Man Charged for Starting Wildfire While Growing Marijuana
    Earlier this month, a 27-year-old man was charged with marijuana cultivation and with recklessly starting a fire in northern California. According to a report by the Guardian, the man's farm in Shasta County caught fire when the exhaust from…
  • Jul 10

    Cannabis Cup Comes to Santa Rosa Fairground

    Cannabis Cup Comes to Santa Rosa Fairground
    Just last week, High Times Magazine hosted its annual "Cannabis Cup" at the Santa Rosa fairgrounds. The event, which one report claimed brought in over 5,000 people, was a two-day event celebrating all things cannabis. From cannabis ice…
  • Jun 18

    San Jose Man Arrested for Marijuana Possession, Caught with a Weapon

    San Jose Man Arrested for Marijuana Possession, Caught with a Weapon
    Earlier this week in Sonoma County, a San Jose man was arrested for possession of 16 pounds of marijuana when a police officer pulled him over for speeding. According to a report by the San Jose Mercury News, the man was traveling south on…
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Gigstad Law Office LLC Blog

Gigstad Law Office LLC Blog

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

http://www.gigstadlaw.com/Criminal-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 18

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 7/18/14 - 7/20/14

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 7/18/14 - 7/20/14
    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 7/18/14 - 7/20/14 Here's what we know so far: 1. Johnson County Sheriff's Dept. has announced that they will be conducting a DUI checkpoint in Overland Park Friday, July 18th, 2014 with the assistance…
  • Jun 13

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 6/13/14 - 6/15/14

    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 6/13/14 - 6/15/14
    Kansas City Area DUI Checkpoint Update: 6/13/14 - 6/15/14 Going to be a VERY ACTIVE weekend around the KC Metro area. Here's what we know so far: 1. Kansas City, Missouri Police Dept. has announced that they will have 2, yes 2 DUI…
  • May 27

    New NFL DUI / Drunk Driving Policy

    New NFL DUI / Drunk Driving Policy
    New NFL DUI / Drunk Driving Policy The NFL is about to institute a new policy for players accused of DUI charges. The current policy is that a player charged with DUI / Drunk Driving charges is fined two game checks, but is not required to…
Rank this Week: 3395

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

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

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
  • Jul 18

    Nashua Woman Killed in Dump Truck Accident in Merrimack NH

    Nashua Woman Killed in Dump Truck Accident in Merrimack NH
    On Wednesday morning July 16, 2014 a collision occurred at the intersection of Route 101A and Continental Boulevard in Merrimack NH. A Nashua woman who was struck by a dump truck in the driver’s side of her SUV was killed.
  • Jul 14

    100 M.P.H. is Reckless Driving in New Hampshire

    100 M.P.H. is Reckless Driving in New Hampshire
    Driving faster than 100 miles an hour is not only breaking the speed limit in New Hampshire, it is now classified as reckless driving. And a driver pulled over going that fast will likely face a hefty fine and mandatory loss of license.
  • Jul 3

    Arrested for DWI on July 4th ?

    Arrested for DWI on July 4th ?
    According to the National Traffic and Highway Administration, approximately 51% of all deadly traffic accidents during July 4th weekend are alcohol-related.
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Gregory & Waldo Blog

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal defense.

http://gregoryandwaldo.com/blog/
  • Jul 17

    How to Choose the Best Attorney for Representing You in a Las Vegas DUI Charge

    How to Choose the Best Attorney for Representing You in a Las Vegas DUI Charge
    The post How to Choose the Best Attorney for Representing You in a Las Vegas DUI Charge appeared first on Gregory & Waldo. With so many attorneys out there who handle DUI cases, it can be difficult for anyone to decide which attorney…
  • Jul 8

    Police Need a Search Warrant to Search Cell Phones Following an Arrest

    Police Need a Search Warrant to Search Cell Phones Following an Arrest
    The post Police Need a Search Warrant to Search Cell Phones Following an Arrest appeared first on Gregory & Waldo. Recently, the United States Supreme Court took a significant step to further protect citizens’ Fourth Amendment…
  • Jun 29

    A DUI When You Aren’t Even Driving?

    A DUI When You Aren’t Even Driving?
    The post A DUI When You Aren’t Even Driving? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo. Quite often, we encounter clients who have DUI charges in Nevada but believe that there’s no way they can be convicted because they either were…
Rank this Week: 3598

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Covers Georgia criminal law.

http://www.gainesvillegalawyer.com/articles/
Rank this Week: 3855

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
  • Jul 17

    Fighting DUI Checkpoint

    Fighting DUI Checkpoint
    If you were stopped at a traffic checkpoint and charged […] The post Fighting DUI Checkpoints appeared first on Reckless Driving and Traffic Defense Attorney.
  • Jun 25

    Virginia’s Move Over Law

    Virginia’s Move Over Law
    Drivers in Virginia should be aware of Virginia’s Move […]The post Virginia’s Move Over Law appeared first on Reckless Driving and Traffic Defense Attorney.
  • May 10

    SCOTUS Approves of a Traffic Stop Based on Anonymous 911 Tipster

    SCOTUS Approves of a Traffic Stop Based on Anonymous 911 Tipster
    On April 22, 2014, the United States Supreme Court dete […]The post SCOTUS Approves of a Traffic Stop Based on Anonymous 911 Tipster appeared first on Reckless Driving and Traffic Defense Attorney.
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Tennessee Criminal Attorney Blog

Tennessee Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as drug charges, DUI, domestic violence, burglary, sex crimes, trepassing and vandalism. By Don Himmelberg of Higgins, Himmelberg & Piliponis PLLC.

http://www.tennesseecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 17

    FOLLOW ME

    FOLLOW ME
    Hey everyone, don’t forget to follow me on twitter @DonHimmelberg and go “like” my Facebook page M. Don Himmelberg & Associates. I will be trying to keep you updated with news, law, and life as a criminal defense…
  • Jul 10

    Domestic Violence Front and Center in Nashville

    Domestic Violence Front and Center in Nashville
    Domestic Violence victims as well as advocacy groups have been voicing their concern with Domestic Violence laws and procedures. Currently, those laws in place might be changing and powers of the judiciary limited. Recently, a Nashville…
  • Jul 3

    Happy 4th of July

    Happy 4th of July
    MDH & Associates would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday weekend. Remember not to drink and drive and always find a sober ride home. DUI checkpoints will be amped up this weekend and some checkpoints will be a NO REFUSAL. …
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Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
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Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Karren Kenney.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefense.guru/
  • Jul 17

    Sealing An Arrest Record in California

    Sealing An Arrest Record in California
    It’s no surprise that police officers have an enormous amount of power when they are dispatched to a call involving a potential crime, and have to make a decision on whether to arrest someone.  The implications of that decision to…
  • Jul 9

    Degrees of Theft in California

    Degrees of Theft in California
    “Theft” charges are very common in Orange County, with the majority being charged as shoplifting (petty theft).   However, there are several other degrees of theft that can potentially result in a substantial prison…
  • Jun 27

    Search Warrant Now Required for Cell Phone Search of Arrestee

    Search Warrant Now Required for Cell Phone Search of Arrestee
    As an Orange County criminal attorney who handles drug and gang cases, I’m frequently asked about searches of cell phones after an arrest.  In drug cases, the police will confiscate the cell phone the alleged drug seller has in his…
Rank this Week: 3607

Law Office of David P. Shapiro…

Law Office of David P. Shapiro Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneyatlaw.com/blog/
  • Jul 17

    Misdemeanor Charged for Leaving Child Unattended in Car

    Misdemeanor Charged for Leaving Child Unattended in Car
    Perhaps the strangest thing about incidents where young children are left alone in parked cars is that we seem to be hearing about more and more of them lately. Perhaps it’s just that people are becoming more aware of the dangers, but…
  • Jul 8

    Red Light Cameras under Review in Del Mar

    Red Light Cameras under Review in Del Mar
    A study is underway to assess the “red light” program in Del Mar. For those who don’t know, the program consists of the installation of cameras at intersections, supposedly as a means of traffic enforcement. The cameras…
  • Jun 11

    Risks of “Religious” Dating Website

    Risks of “Religious” Dating Website
    We see the ads all the time. They promote online dating, but with a twist – there are websites that seek to align themselves with a specific religion. They include more than just ChristianMingle.com, or JDate.com, the most widely known…
Rank this Week: 4530

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 16

    Unholy Alliance

    Unholy Alliance
    Sometimes, you can just look at a group of people and know "they're up to no good". These "up to no good" groups are not kids hanging out, covered in tattoos and piercings at 3 am. Punk kids are suspicious at best, and usually spend half…
  • Jul 9

    How to Test Drugs (Again)

    How to Test Drugs (Again)
    [Whenever I can't come up with a catchy title for a topic I've already covered a thousand times, I simply add the word "again", or "part 2" or "revisited". I first wrote about this topic in July of 2012, in "How to Weigh Drugs in a…
  • Jul 3

    Why Is There Something, Rather Than Nothing?

    Why Is There Something, Rather Than Nothing?
    [if you don't like philosophy, skip this article...] Have you ever had that feeling that its all been done before? Me too. And yes, this age old question is still unresolved, philosophers can not answer this question, nor can the…
Rank this Week: 4656