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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: 3700

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Feb 22

    Texas Judge Issues Injunction to Temporarily Block DAPA and DACA

    Texas Judge Issues Injunction to Temporarily Block DAPA and DACA
    Georgia is home to many undocumented foreign national individuals and families who have been contributing to our state’s unique culture and its economy for several years.  These people have been anxiously waiting for Congress to…
  • Feb 15

    Newsflash – USCIS Will Begin Accepting DACA Applications on February 18, 2015

    Newsflash – USCIS Will Begin Accepting DACA Applications on February 18, 2015
    The great state of Georgia is home to many undocumented foreign nationals who have been contributing to our economy, neighborhoods and local communities for several years.  Unfortunately, these individuals’ lack of immigration…
  • Feb 7

    What Debts Must I Pay if I file chapter 13?

    What Debts Must I Pay if I file chapter 13?
    In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the debtor works out a modified repayment plan with his/her creditors and gets the plan approved by the bankruptcy court.  The purpose of the repayment plan is for the creditors to receive as much of the money…
Rank this Week: 3061

New Jersey Criminal & Collections…

New Jersey Criminal & Collections Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Rikers Ends Solitary Confinement for Juvenile

    Rikers Ends Solitary Confinement for Juvenile
    New York’s Rikers Island is the second largest jail in the United States, housing between 11,000 and 12,500 inmates at a given time.  It is also one of the most violent jails in the country. For many years, experts have…
  • Jan 28

    Moneyballing Criminal Justice?

    Moneyballing Criminal Justice?
    I recently learned about TED Talks.  In short, these are presentations by people who have “ideas worth spreading”.  If interested, you can learn more about TED Talks at TED.com. Anne Milgram, the former New Jersey…
  • Dec 30

    Representing Defendants with Substance Abuse Issue

    Representing Defendants with Substance Abuse Issue
    A large part of my firm’s criminal practice focuses upon representing criminal defendants with substance abuse issues.  These defendants are typically addicted to cocaine or heroin.  Many of these clients are simultaneously…
Rank this Week: 3145

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/
Rank this Week: 3510

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Michael C. Rosenblat, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Court finds Mandatory Prison for Gun Possession Unconstitutional

    Court finds Mandatory Prison for Gun Possession Unconstitutional
    Chicago – The Illinois Supreme Court finally issued its opinion addressing a number of aspects of the Illinois Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon Statute, 720 ILCS 5/24-1.6.  The Court found most importantly that the mandatory…
  • Feb 7

    Court Rules on False Claims Act’s Public Disclosure Bar

    Court Rules on False Claims Act’s Public Disclosure Bar
    Chicago – In a case that has been before the Court of Appeals for the third time and before the United States Supreme Court twice, the relator appealed the district court’s dismissal of her qui tam case based on the False Claims…
  • Jan 10

    Army Sexual Harassment – What is it?

    Army Sexual Harassment – What is it?
    What is Army Sexual Harassment?  With all of the recent news concerning sexual harassment this article will help you understand what the Army Sexual Harassment Policy prohibits. Army Regulation 600-20, Chapter 7-4, Prevention of Sexual…
Rank this Week: 3555

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4896

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/
  • Feb 21

    Pregnant Woman Gets 15 Years for DUI Manslaughter that Killed Another Pregnant Woman

    Pregnant Woman Gets 15 Years for DUI Manslaughter that Killed Another Pregnant Woman
    A defendant in a DUI manslaughter case was five months pregnant with her fourth child when she received a sentence of 15 years for killing a pregnant woman outside a hotel in Fort Lauderdale three years ago. Family members of the decedent,…
  • Feb 14

    Sobriety Eye Tests Under Fire in DUI Case

    Sobriety Eye Tests Under Fire in DUI Case
    Police officers swear the eyes never lie, at least when it comes to the horizontal gaze nystagmus exam. The test is routinely used by police officers who suspect a driver is drunk as part of the field sobriety exam. It involves having a…
  • Feb 7

    Crimes of Accessory - When Helping a Friend Hurts You

    Crimes of Accessory - When Helping a Friend Hurts You
    There is a popular, viral meme that states something to the effect: "A good friend will bail you out of jail. A best friend will be sitting next to you in the cell." It's intended to elicit a chuckle, but the reality is, helping a friend or…
Rank this Week: 4055

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Karren Kenney.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefense.guru/
  • Feb 20

    Understanding Tax Evasion

    Understanding Tax Evasion
    Perhaps one of the most infamous criminals the United States has ever known, Al Capone had many ties to the criminal underworld and had been in and out of jail for many petty offenses before he was finally convicted of tax evasion  on…
  • Jan 30

    Understanding Your Right to Remain Silent

    Understanding Your Right to Remain Silent
    When Genevo Salinas, a suspect of the 1992 murder of brothers Juan and Hector Garza, remained unresponsive to a single question following an hour of police interrogation, he believed he was acting on his Fifth Amendment rights. However,…
  • Jan 15

    The Government is Listening…BEWARE!

    The Government is Listening…BEWARE!
    From 2012 to 2013, federal and state surveillance from wiretaps of oral, wire, and electronic communications increased an astonishing five percent. This electronic eavesdropping, while seemingly invasive, is considered lawful interception in…
Rank this Week: 3033

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: 3119

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Can the State Use a Defendant's Pre-Arrest Silence Against Him/Her at Trial in Florida?

    Can the State Use a Defendant's Pre-Arrest Silence Against Him/Her at Trial in Florida?
    Most people are aware that the United States Constitution affords people the right to remain silent. This means that a person does not have to give any statement to police that might be incriminating, and a defendant cannot be compelled to…
  • Feb 8

    State Failed to Prove a Violation of Probation with Hearsay Evidence From Probation Officer

    State Failed to Prove a Violation of Probation with Hearsay Evidence From Probation Officer
    When a defendant in Florida is arrested and charged with a crime and then decides to enter a guilty or no contest plea, or has a trial and is found guilty, he/she will be sentenced by the judge. The judge will likely have a few options when…
  • Feb 5

    President Obama's Proposed Budget Allocates More Money to the War on Drug

    President Obama's Proposed Budget Allocates More Money to the War on Drug
    While there seems to be some growing recognition that the war on drugs is criminally wasteful and counterproductive, with more states legalizing marijuana either for recreational purposes and/or medicinal purposes, clearly we still have a…
Rank this Week: 5075

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Child Pornography Case Successfully Resolved - No Felony - No Sex Offender Registration - No Jail

    Child Pornography Case Successfully Resolved - No Felony - No Sex Offender Registration - No Jail
    As a former Assistant State's Attorney and current Aggressive Criminal Defense Attorney with decades of experience, I have handled scores of cases involving the illegal Possession and Distribution of Child Pornography. These cases can be…
  • Nov 11

    Self Defense - Defense of Other

    Self Defense - Defense of Other
    As a Baltimore Maryland Criminal Attorney, I regularly represent defendants who are charged with Assault in the First Degree and Assault in the Second Degree. These are extremely serious offenses under Maryland Law carrying maximum sentences…
  • Nov 7

    Possession With Intent To Distribute CDS Defendant Successfully Defended

    Possession With Intent To Distribute CDS Defendant Successfully Defended
    As a Baltimore Maryland Criminal Attorney for almost 20 years I have long recognized that when defending people you must not let the perfect result become the enemy of the good result, particularly when dealing with serious felonies such as…
Rank this Week: 4784

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Maryland Court Upholds Conviction for Resisting Arrest and Peace Order Violation

    Maryland Court Upholds Conviction for Resisting Arrest and Peace Order Violation
    The seriousness of a criminal arrest cannot be overstated, no matter what the severity of the crime. An arrest record or conviction can affect a person’s life in a variety of ways for years to come. And while a felony conviction is…
  • Feb 3

    Maryland Court Upholds Suppression of Evidence in Traffic Stop Search

    Maryland Court Upholds Suppression of Evidence in Traffic Stop Search
    The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution guarantees citizens the right to be free from an illegal search and seizure. Law enforcement authorities are expected to have “probable cause” before conducting a search of a person or…
  • Jan 22

    Baltimore Attorney Announces Criminal Charges Against Maryland Bishop

    Baltimore Attorney Announces Criminal Charges Against Maryland Bishop
    Many people have heard of the legal terms “misdemeanor” and “felony.” These are the two categories of criminal conduct under Maryland law. Misdemeanors are considered to be less serious than felonies, and they…
Rank this Week: 3641

Nenye Uche Blog

Nenye Uche Blog

Covers Illinois criminal and DUI laws.

http://criminaldefenseattorneyinchicago.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2654

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/
  • Feb 20

    Louisiana's shameful history of prosecutorial misconduct

    Louisiana's shameful history of prosecutorial misconduct
    Our justice system was designed in such a way that when it comes to criminal matters, the government alone can prosecute individuals accused of wrongdoing. There were many reasons the system was set up this way, likely including the hope...
  • Feb 13

    FBI director discusses problems of racism in law enforcement

    FBI director discusses problems of racism in law enforcement
    Even in short-term retrospect, it is clear that 2014 was a year of racial reckoning in the United States. Numerous high-profile cases of unarmed black men being shot and killed by white police officers dominated the news and sparked…
  • Feb 6

    What options and restrictions you may have after a DUI arrest

    What options and restrictions you may have after a DUI arrest
    Because everyone has a slightly different outlook on life, there are a number of common ways in which individuals respond to being arrested for drunk driving. For some drivers, the consequences of a DUI seem like a mere slap on...
Rank this Week: 3653

Michigan DUI Lawyer Blog

Michigan DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan DUI laws and offenses. By Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz & Associates, P.C.

http://www.michiganduilawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    Choose Your Michigan DUI Attorney Wisely

    Choose Your Michigan DUI Attorney Wisely
    Imagine driving home from meeting a few friends for a drink. You felt OK to get behind the wheel and drive home. You had a few drinks, but you know your limit and you definitely did not cross it this time. You are purposely driving under…
  • Feb 13

    Field Sobriety Tests - Set Up For Failure

    Field Sobriety Tests - Set Up For Failure
    Imagine you are driving home. It is late at night. You had a few beers watching the game at the local bar. You were careful not to exceed "your limit." You feel fine when you pay your tab and leave the bar. You don't recall fumbling for…
  • Jan 30

    Crossing into Canada with a DUI Conviction...

    Crossing into Canada with a DUI Conviction...
    Canada is a strong economic partner not only to the United States, but more specifically with those states that border Canada, including Michigan. Many Michigan residents frequently travel to and from Canada to work for either short, or…
Rank this Week: 2632

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Feb 19

    ILLINOIS GETS NEW EAVESDROPPING LAW

    ILLINOIS GETS NEW EAVESDROPPING LAW
    After the former law was struck down as unconstitutionally broad, Illinois has enacted a new eavesdropping statute. Under the new law, it is illegal to use an eavesdropping device to record private conversations unless all parties consent. …
  • Feb 19

    ILLINOIS ENACTS NEW LAW TO PREVENT "REVENGE PORN"

    ILLINOIS ENACTS NEW LAW TO PREVENT "REVENGE PORN"
    Before the modern digital era, jilted lovers would exact revenge on their unhappy exes by mailing those compromising photos. Once the photos or negatives were destroyed, however, the images were gone. End of problem. But in these times,…
  • Feb 2

    ILLINOIS ENACTS NEW LAW TO PREVENT "REVENGE PORN"

    ILLINOIS ENACTS NEW LAW TO PREVENT "REVENGE PORN"
    Before the modern digital era, jilted lovers would exact revenge on their unhappy exes by mailing those compromising photos. Once the photos or negatives were destroyed, however, the images were gone. End of problem. But in these times,…
Rank this Week: 3306

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Gilbert G. Garcia Law Firm.

http://www.texaspossessionofmarijuanalawyer.com/
  • Feb 19

    What Uruguay's Legalization means for Latin America

    What Uruguay's Legalization means for Latin America
    Surpassing all other countries in the world on modernization of marijuana laws, legislators in Uruguay passed a bill in December of 2013 to legalize and regulate marijuana nation-wide. Uruguay's president voiced strong support for the bill,…
  • Feb 12

    Expensive Math: Texas Prison Population Has Grown by 995% During the Last 40 Years While State Population Has Only Doubled

    Expensive Math: Texas Prison Population Has Grown by 995% During the Last 40 Years While State Population Has Only Doubled
    Despite a relatively low crime rate during the last decade, between 1970 and 2010, Texas' prison population increased by 995%, even though the state's population only increased by 124% during that same time period. However, Texas'…
  • Feb 5

    When can a person be arrested without a warrant?

    When can a person be arrested without a warrant?
    Unlike federal law, which more broadly allows officers to make warrantless arrests based on probable cause, Texas laws specify the circumstances when officers can make arrests without a warrant. Understanding these circumstances may better…
Rank this Week: 3526

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

http://www.tampacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 19

    Vanilla Ice Charged With Burglary and Grand Theft in Florida

    Vanilla Ice Charged With Burglary and Grand Theft in Florida
    One hit wonder and 90's musician Vanilla Ice was arrested and charged with burglary and grand theft in Palm Beach County this week. According to news reports, Ice was renovating a nearby home as a part of his DIY television show "The Vanilla…
  • Feb 19

    Vanilla Ice Charged With Burglary and Grand Theft in Florida

    Vanilla Ice Charged With Burglary and Grand Theft in Florida
    One hit wonder and 90’s musician Vanilla Ice was arrested and charged with burglary and grand theft in Palm Beach County this week. According to news reports, Ice was renovating a nearby home as a part of his DIY television show…
  • Jan 27

    A Primer on How Not To Get Arrested at Gasparilla

    A Primer on How Not To Get Arrested at Gasparilla
    It's that time of year again folks! Downtown Tampa and Bayshore Boulevard will be packed this weekend with pirates doing all sorts of piratey things. The rum will flow, the booty will be plundered, yards will be peed in and some of us might…
Rank this Week: 3002

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
  • Feb 18

    What Are The Penalties For Credit Card Theft (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-6) In New Jersey?

    What Are The Penalties For Credit Card Theft (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-6) In New Jersey?
    In instances where a credit card, or credit cards, not issued to an individual are found in their possession, then Credit Card Theft (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-6) in New Jersey will be charged as a Fourth Degree Crime, which carries a sentence of up to…
  • Feb 18

    What’s The Penalty For Possession Of More Than Five Grams Of Hashish (N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10a(3)) In New Jersey?

    What’s The Penalty For Possession Of More Than Five Grams Of Hashish (N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10a(3)) In New Jersey?
    If you are convicted of possession of more than five grams of hashish (N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10a(3)) in New Jersey, you run the risk of being sentenced to up to 18 months in state prison, owing a $25,000 fine, losing your driver’s license for…
  • Feb 18

    What Is Credit Card Theft (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-6) In New Jersey

    What Is Credit Card Theft (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-6) In New Jersey
    Credit Card Theft (N.J.S.A. 2C:21-6) in New Jersey can take many forms. Most commonly, the charge simply reflects the allegation that you have taken someone else’s credit card without their consent. Possession of more than two cards…
Rank this Week: 2583

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

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

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Feb 18

    I Was Only Not Giving Order

    I Was Only Not Giving Order
    I originally titled this post, “Making the World an Uglier Place One Stop at a Time.” My day ended thusly: at about 5:30 or 6 p.m., sitting in my office trying to figure out what’s going to happen tomorrow – I’d…
  • Feb 7

    See Something, Get Shot

    See Something, Get Shot
    On more than one occasion, people have accused me of being hyperbolic because of my statement that no one should ever call the police. Ever. In response to a challenge the other day – so you wouldn’t call the police if you came…
  • Jan 28

    Supreme Court: It’s Only A Small Violation of the Constitution

    Supreme Court: It’s Only A Small Violation of the Constitution
    Being a criminal defense attorney is never an easy job. It doesn’t matter whether you’re dealing with the everyday instances of prosecutors who hide exculpatory evidence, and even perjure themselves over it while ignorant judges…
Rank this Week: 3945

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law issues from the point of view of a former state prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney. By Kyle Green.

http://www.criminaldefenseattorneykg.com/blog/
  • Feb 18

    Mandatory Prison Terms for Repetitive Offense

    Mandatory Prison Terms for Repetitive Offense
    Imagine: A drug addict has a prior conviction for drug possession. As he attempts to sell a gram of cocaine to get his next fix, he gets caught. He now faces a sentence that is almost double that of a dealer caught with a kilo of cocaine for…
  • Jan 30

    Fourth Amendment Right

    Fourth Amendment Right
    Most Americans somewhat understand what the Constitution stands for and who it is intended to protect. Nevertheless, it may be difficult to figure out which Amendments within the Constitution are more important than others and which pertain…
  • Jan 16

    Fourth Amendment Under Attack, Again

    Fourth Amendment Under Attack, Again
    After the October 6, 2014 argument in front of the United States Supreme Court, attorneys for Nicholas Heien and the attorneys for the state of North Carolina finally received a decision on December 15, 2014 for the Heien v. North Carolina…
Rank this Week: 3015

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law.

http://michigancriminalattorney.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 18

    The State of Michigan Continues To Examine Extending The Rules of the Medical Marijuana Act

    The State of Michigan Continues To Examine Extending The Rules of the Medical Marijuana Act
    What Exactly Is At Stake Here? The State of Michigan is and has been rather involved in the debate on whether or not to legalize marijuana, certainly for medical use, but battling recreational use as well. There is clearly a split of opinion…
  • Feb 5

    Michigan to Receive Medical Marijuana Vending Machine

    Michigan to Receive Medical Marijuana Vending Machine
    Will we see medical marijuana vending machines in 2015? Most Michigan medical marijuana card holders know about the hundreds of dispensaries that are currently in operation around the state. Whether they are operating legally is certainly in…
  • Jan 30

    Michigan Civil and Criminal Forfeiture

    Michigan Civil and Criminal Forfeiture
    ARE YOU INVOLVED WITH AN ASSET FORFEITURE CLAIM IN MICHIGAN FROM NARCOTICS, CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, DRUG USAGE, DISTRIBUTION, MANUFACTURING, OR TRAFFICKING CHARGES? GET THE BEST DRUG DEFENSE CRIMINAL ATTORNEY AVAILABLE. What Is At Issue With…
Rank this Week: 3450

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

Provides New York criminal law updates and commentary. By Easton Thompson Kasperek.

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 18

    Once Again: Statutory Language Cannot Be Simply Ignored By Prosecutor

    Once Again: Statutory Language Cannot Be Simply Ignored By Prosecutor
    The New York Court of Appeals, in People v Brumfield (2015 NY Slip Op 01377 [2/17/15]), affirmed the holding of the Appellate Division,  Fourth Department (109 AD3d 1105 [4th Dept 9/27/13]), that the District Attorney cannot condition a…
  • Jan 26

    Don’t talk to federal agents. Ever.

    Don’t talk to federal agents. Ever.
    Regent Law Professor James Duane’s lecture “Don’t Talk To The Police,” outlining why citizens should always exercise their 5th Amendment right to remain silent when questioned by government agents can found…
  • Dec 28

    Police Ignorance Is An Excuse Under Federal, But Not New York, Law

    Police Ignorance Is An Excuse Under Federal, But Not New York, Law
    by Jill Paperno, Esq., author of Representing the Accused:A Practical Guide to Criminal Defenseand Brian Shiffrin, Esq., Easton Thompson Kasperek Shiffrin LLP On December 15, 2014, in Heien v. North Carolina, the United States…
Rank this Week: 4846

Arizona DUI Defense Blog

Arizona DUI Defense Blog

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

http://duiblog.arizonaduicenter.com/
  • Feb 17

    Scottsdale Crime Lab: The Supreme Court's Statement of Issue

    Scottsdale Crime Lab: The Supreme Court's Statement of Issue
    Today at 11:00 a.m. the Arizona Supreme Court will hear oral arguments regarding whether to reinstate a trial court's finding that - blood alcohol measurements created by the Scottsdale Crime Lab are unreliable.  You can read a history…
  • Feb 13

    The Scottsdale Crime Lab cases will be reviewed by the Arizona Supreme Court

    The Scottsdale Crime Lab cases will be reviewed by the Arizona Supreme Court
    The Arizona Supreme Court has decided to review the Court of Appeals' (COA) ruling regarding whether Scottsdale DUI results can be trusted.   Our ongoing legal battle over the defective software used by the Scottsdale Crime Lab (SCL) to…
  • Nov 11

    You have a bandwidth problem

    You have a bandwidth problem
    An analyst from a crime lab testifies that a defendant, who is charged with DUI, has a blood alcohol concentration of .120.  Despite the legal requirements that the state must prove the test is trustworthy, most jurors have made a blink…
Rank this Week: 4496

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Probation Violation in Massachusetts Domestic Assault Case

    Probation Violation in Massachusetts Domestic Assault Case
    In Commonwealth v. Polito, a Massachusetts appellate court considered the case of a defendant found in violation of his probation. The case arose on an afternoon in August 2009, when a police officer responded to a report of domestic battery…
  • Feb 2

    Forgery in Massachusett

    Forgery in Massachusett
    Presenting a forged instrument as a genuine instrument (known as "uttering a forged instrument") is a crime in Massachusetts under General Laws, Chapter 267, Section 5. The Commonwealth must prove that the defendant (1) had the intent to…
  • Jan 14

    Assault and Battery Causing Serious Injury in Massachusett

    Assault and Battery Causing Serious Injury in Massachusett
    Under Massachusetts law, anyone who commits assault or assault and battery may be punished by imprisonment for not more than two and a half years in a house of correction or with a fine of not more than $1,000. However, a defendant can be…
Rank this Week: 4937

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

A legal blog written by a recent graduate of UCLA School of Law. Posts cover a wide range of topics, but areas of focus include criminal law, constitutional law, law and technology, and commentary on scholarship and legal education.

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Feb 16

    FAA Releases Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Drone Regulation

    FAA Releases Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Drone Regulation
    So reports the Washington Post:Thousands of businesses could receive clearance to fly drones two years from now under proposed rules that the Federal Aviation Administrationunveiled Sunday, a landmark step that will make automated flight more…
  • Feb 11

    Is it Constitutional to Prosecute Those Who Mail Cow Manure?

    Is it Constitutional to Prosecute Those Who Mail Cow Manure?
    My attempt at answering this age-old legal question is prompted by this story about a pair of feuding Iowa couples. Here is the report:A southeast Iowa couple who were sent cow manure in the mail have sued the woman who acknowledges that she…
  • Feb 9

    3D Printed Left Shark Prompts Cease-And-Desist Letter from Katy Perry's Lawyer

    3D Printed Left Shark Prompts Cease-And-Desist Letter from Katy Perry's Lawyer
    So notes the ABA Journal, reporting on a letter that Katy Perry's lawyers sent to the 3D printing company, Shapeways:Lawyers for Katy Perry sent a cease-and-desist letter to a 3D printing company selling Left Shark, the uncoordinated costumed…
Rank this Week: 3274

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Feb 16

    No criminal charges for driver enjoying cheeseburger

    No criminal charges for driver enjoying cheeseburger
    There is likely little denying that today's world runs at a faster pace than it did in previous years. Many people in Georgia have to find new and innovative ways to multitask in order to make the most use of...
  • Feb 3

    Apparent road rage leads to felony charges at elementary school

    Apparent road rage leads to felony charges at elementary school
    It's understandable to feel more than a little miffed by a driver who cuts you off or who refuses to use a blinker when shifting lanes. A Georgia woman was recently accused of taking road rage a little too far...
  • Jan 29

    Felony charges for man accused of snatching rare, valuable coin

    Felony charges for man accused of snatching rare, valuable coin
    Most people in Georgia would likely feel pleased if their spare pocket change totaled up to $20 or so, but police claim that one man had coins worth much more than that. Officers allege that the man in question hadn't...
Rank this Week: 3480

No Papered: A Washington DC…

No Papered: A Washington DC Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Scrofano Law.

http://blog.scrofanolaw.com/
  • Feb 16

    The Effect of Palmer v. DC on DC Gun Law

    The Effect of Palmer v. DC on DC Gun Law
    Last year, in Palmer v. District of Columbia, a federal judge in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia held that the District of Columbia’s carrying a pistol statute was facially unconstitutional. In a lawsuit…
  • Jan 16

    Can I serve DUI Mandatory Time on the Weekends?

    Can I serve DUI Mandatory Time on the Weekends?
    In August of 2012, the District of Columbia City Council, with little public comment, amended DC’s DUI law. Among the many changes included doubling mandatory minimum jail sentences for repeat offenders and cases with high chemical…
  • Jan 9

    DC DUI – Why Enroll in a Private Alcohol Program

    DC DUI – Why Enroll in a Private Alcohol Program
    I usually advise my clients to enroll in a private alcohol program after getting arrested for a DC DUI. For most people who get arrested for DUI, the police will release them at the station after several hours with a Citation to Return to…
Rank this Week: 3684

Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney…

Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

By the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC.

http://marylandcriminalawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    Bench Warrants in Maryland

    Bench Warrants in Maryland
    Bench Warrant Maryland | MD Criminal Defense & Be…: http://youtu.be/2A2VkkEt25Y
  • Feb 16

    What is a Stet Disposition in Maryland

    What is a Stet Disposition in Maryland
    Stet Disposition in Maryland | Stet Docket Maryla…: http://youtu.be/7xqJDKIvxJI
  • Feb 16

    What is a PBJ in Maryland?

    What is a PBJ in Maryland?
    PBJ Probation Before Judgment in Maryland | Maryl…: http://youtu.be/cKfIX9_0Pcw
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Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Feb 15

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana
     NFL Player Arrested in for Possession of Marijuana near Jacksonville Starke, Florida is notorious for its speeding traps. Jacksonville and other Florida residents know that it is an area where you slow down and focus carefully on…
  • Feb 15

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana
     NFL Player Arrested in for Possession of Marijuana near Jacksonville Starke, Florida is notorious for its speeding traps. Jacksonville and other Florida residents know that it is an area where you slow down and focus carefully on…
  • Feb 10

    Discussing the Open Container Law in Florida

    Discussing the Open Container Law in Florida
    Is it Legal to Drive with an Open Container of Alcohol in Florida? In short, no. With few exceptions, Florida Statute 316.1936 (the Open Container Law in Florida) makes in unlawful for anyone to possess an open container of alcohol in a…
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Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
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Massachusetts Criminal Law Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Law Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawblog.com/
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South Florida Criminal Lawyers…

South Florida Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Florida criminal and DUI law. By the Law Office of Kevin F. Moot.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 13

    RETURN OF THE SOUTH FLORIDA CRIMINAL LAWYERS BLOG

    RETURN OF THE SOUTH FLORIDA CRIMINAL LAWYERS BLOG
    To my faithful dear reader (whomever you may be), let me update my terribly outdated blog. During my hiatus from blogging, there has been no shortage of news stories pertaining to criminal law and justice throughout South Florida and the…
  • Aug 14

    FERGUSON AND THE MILITARIZATION OF POLICE

    FERGUSON AND THE MILITARIZATION OF POLICE
    This week's disturbing news coming out of Ferguson, Missouri, is highlighting the troubling trend of militarization in American law enforcement agencies; a trend which is occurring right here in South Florida, as it is in most parts of the…
  • Jun 25

    THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY OF FLORIDA'S NEW "WARNING SHOT" LAW, and THE POWER OF MANIPULATIVE REPORTING

    THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY OF FLORIDA'S NEW "WARNING SHOT" LAW, and THE POWER OF MANIPULATIVE REPORTING
    This week, the State of Florida has amended its "Stand Your Ground Law," allegedly "expanding" the law to protect "warning shots." The apparent impetus for this legislation was the conviction and sentencing of Ms. Marissa Alexander, who was…
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Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

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

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
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Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Comments on Michigan news and criminal law. By The Law Office of Steven L. Schwartz.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 13

    Michigan Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated

    Michigan Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated
    Earlier this month, a 29-year-old police officer with the Sturgis Police Department pleaded guilty to operating a vehicle while intoxicated. According to one local news report, the charge that he was ultimately convicted of was a lesser…
  • Jan 30

    Former Michigan Priest Charged with Multiple Counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct

    Former Michigan Priest Charged with Multiple Counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct
    Earlier this month in Jackson, Michigan, the state’s Attorney General charged a former priest with three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and 10 counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for crimes that…
  • Jan 15

    Charlotte Woman Sentenced to Fifteen Years for DUI-Related Death

    Charlotte Woman Sentenced to Fifteen Years for DUI-Related Death
    Earlier this month in a Charlotte courthouse, a 23-year-old woman was sentenced to 15 years of  imprisonment for her involvement in the 2013 death of her boyfriend and the father of her two children. According to one local news…
Rank this Week: 3452

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Feb 12

    What is Criminal Nonsupport?

    What is Criminal Nonsupport?
    How Violating a Child Support Order Because Criminal Nonsupport Every parent has the moral (and legal) obligation to provide for the support and maintenance of their children. In every divorce involving children the court is primarily…
  • Jan 22

    What Are the Exceptions to the Exclusionary Rule

    What Are the Exceptions to the Exclusionary Rule
    What is the Exclusionary Rule? The exclusionary rule, in simple terms, allows courts to rule that a piece of evidence is inadmissible if it was obtained through illegal means by law enforcement, typically through an illegal search. If the…
  • Dec 17

    Christian v. Christian – Imputation of Income Analysi

    Christian v. Christian – Imputation of Income Analysi
    What Is Imputation of Income? The Utah Court of Appeals decided Christian v. Christian and once again addressed the proper analysis for determining an imputation of income. In that case the wife argued on appeal that the trial court had…
Rank this Week: 3312

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Covers Minnesota criminal law topics. By Thomas Gallagher.

http://minneapoliscriminallawyer.liberty-lawyer.com
Rank this Week: 4336

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyer Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyer Blog

Published by Jason R. Antoine.

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 12

    First Offense DUI: All Evidence Suppressed!

    First Offense DUI: All Evidence Suppressed!
    This past week my client faced three days in jail and one year license suspension for a first offense DUI charge that occurred on Route 1 in Chester County, PA. My client was traveling on Route 1, observing the speed limit when two…
  • Nov 19

    5th Offense DUI in Delaware County – Jury says “Not Guilty”

    5th Offense DUI in Delaware County – Jury says “Not Guilty”
    This case was a huge victory for the Antoine law firm. On Thursday night, November 13th after deliberating several hours, the jury returned a not guilty verdict to the charge of Driving Under the Influence. A conviction would have been a 5th…
  • Oct 27

    Mandatory Minimum Sentences in Pennsylvania Drug Cases Declared Unconstitutional by the Pennsylvania Superior Court

    Mandatory Minimum Sentences in Pennsylvania Drug Cases Declared Unconstitutional by the Pennsylvania Superior Court
    In Pennsylvania there are currently mandatory minimum sentence laws that apply to drug dealing cases. Basically, when a defendant is convicted of selling or dealing drugs certain enhancements can give a defendant mandatory time in jail. For…
Rank this Week: 4337

Ohio Criminal Appeals Blog

Ohio Criminal Appeals Blog

Provides Ohio criminal appeals news, views and insights. By J. Adam Engel, LLC.

http://www.adamengel.net/appealsblog/
  • Feb 12

    Evidence From Single Trash Pull Can Be Enough For a Warrant

    Evidence From Single Trash Pull Can Be Enough For a Warrant
    The Ohio Supreme Court has held that evidence seized from a single trash pull that corroborates tips and background information involving drug activity is sufficient to establish probable cause for a warrant. The case is State v. Jones, Slip…
  • Sep 26

    Ohio Supreme Court: “All or Nothing” Defense Does Not Prevent Instruction On Lesser Included Offense

    Ohio Supreme Court: “All or Nothing” Defense Does Not Prevent Instruction On Lesser Included Offense
    The case is State v. Wine, No. 2014-Ohio-3948. The Ohio Supreme Court has held that a defendant who presents an “all or nothing” defense in a criminal trial does not have the right to prevent a trial court from giving…
  • Sep 23

    Ohio Supreme Court Holds That Attorney Is Required for Resentencing Hearing

    Ohio Supreme Court Holds That Attorney Is Required for Resentencing Hearing
    The Ohio Supreme Court has held that a defendant is entiled to an attorney at a resentencing hearing. The court explained that “a resentencing hearing is a critical stage of a criminal proceeding to which the right to counsel…
Rank this Week: 2530

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI topics such as breathalyzer and constitutional issues, field sobriety tests, and DUI procedures and rights. By Bruce M. Robinson.

http://www.marylandduilawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 10

    Marijuana and driving under the Influence

    Marijuana and driving under the Influence
    The issue of DUI by Marijuana (driving under the influence) has never been more relevant than now when states are beginning to jump onto the pot bandwagon, legalizing Marijuana for recreational and or medical use while many more states have…
  • Feb 1

    Will I lose my job if I get arrested for DUI in Maryland

    Will I lose my job if I get arrested for DUI in Maryland
    Will I lose my job if I get arrested for DUI? Always a question on the lips of those arrested for an alcohol violation in Maryland. The short answer is probably not! In our over 20 years experience I can count (probably on less than one…
  • Jan 23

    Is it unlawful to blow less then .08 BAC following a DUI stop?

    Is it unlawful to blow less then .08 BAC following a DUI stop?
    Often times people will come into the office charged with DUI after providing a breath sample of less than .07 or .08. They wonder how it is they were charged in Maryland for DUI/DWI when they blew a legal BAC number between .01 and .06. …
Rank this Week: 4540

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: 2572

Lori Levin Blog

Lori Levin Blog

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

http://www.lorilevinlaw.com/blog.html
  • Feb 8

    Contacting Counsel Prior to Meeting with the Police Regarding Investigation

    Contacting Counsel Prior to Meeting with the Police Regarding Investigation
        Please remember that when a police officer wishes to discuss and investigation of a crime with you or your child, you have a right to have counsel present. Very often, law abiding persons or parents believe that cooperating…
  • Feb 2

    The Circuit Court of Cook County is Open Today

    The Circuit Court of Cook County is Open Today
       Please be aware that the Circuit Court of Cook County is open today. It is NOT closed due to the weather. Here is the link to the court's website: http://www.cookcountycourt.org/.Lori G. LevinAttorney at Law180 N. LaSalle, Suite…
  • Jan 16

    Lori G. Levin Named a 2015 Illinois Super Lawyer

    Lori G. Levin Named a 2015 Illinois Super Lawyer
        I am humbled and honored to announce that I have once again been named as a top attorney in the State of Illinois as a Super Lawyer. Only five per cent of attorneys in the state are given that designation each…
Rank this Week: 4928

The Edelstein Firm Blog

The Edelstein Firm Blog

Features opinion and commentary on the practice of criminal defense. By David Edelstein.

http://www.miami-criminal-lawyer.net/blog/
  • Feb 8

    The Thin Line Between Entertainment and Reality

    The Thin Line Between Entertainment and Reality
    Before this one, I had never been involved in a case that had been featured on “The First 48.”  The more I learned about the case—and how the show insinuated itself directly into the homicide investigation—the…
  • Dec 7

    Highlighted Service Provider on Thumbtack.com

    Highlighted Service Provider on Thumbtack.com
    Our firm is proud to be a highlighted service provider on Thumbtack.com Thumbtack.com is a revolutionary service that leverages technology to empower consumers and service providers while providing a more efficient marketplace. You can check…
  • Nov 25

    Help Identify This Suspect Who Shot and Killed a 10 YO Boy

    Help Identify This Suspect Who Shot and Killed a 10 YO Boy
Rank this Week: 2909

New York Criminal Defense Blog

New York Criminal Defense Blog

Covers high-profile crimes and the NYS criminal system. By Arkady Bukh.

http://www.nyccriminallawyer.com/blog
  • Feb 7

    rape charge in new york

    rape charge in new york
    The post rape charge in new york appeared first on New York Criminal Attorney: NY Criminal Defense - Law Offices of Arkady Bukh.
  • Jan 30

    US Justice Department Tracking American Motorist

    US Justice Department Tracking American Motorist
    According to a recent report by the Wall Street Journal, the US Justice Department has been gathering and storing records of hundreds of American motorists. The report claims that this database can track the movements of vehicles across the…
  • Jan 16

    New York Prosecutor Highlights Need for Regulations to Fight Data Encryption

    New York Prosecutor Highlights Need for Regulations to Fight Data Encryption
    A top prosecutor of New York Country says that Apple and Google should be legally required to give police access to customer data that may be deemed necessary when investigating crimes. According to Cyrus Vance, Manhattan District Attorney,…
Rank this Week: 3338

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 7

    HOW MADD RATES OHIO ON DRUNK DRIVING PREVENTION

    HOW MADD RATES OHIO ON DRUNK DRIVING PREVENTION
    Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) recently released its “2015 Report To The Nation”. The report rates the efforts of each of the 50 states to prevent drunk driving. In the report, MADD uses a five-star system of measures which…
  • Jan 31

    FORENSIC GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY FOR LAWYERS

    FORENSIC GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY FOR LAWYERS
    Last week, I completed a short course in gas chromatography. Completing the course reminded me of what Stephen Covey used to say: “To know and not to do is really not to know.” He is so right. It’s one thing to know the law…
  • Jan 17

    DASH CAM vs OFFICER TESTIMONY IN OHIO OVI CASES

    DASH CAM vs OFFICER TESTIMONY IN OHIO OVI CASES
    If an officer’s testimony about a traffic stop is not corroborated by the officer’s cruiser video, how do judges rule on the justification for a traffic stop? Once a judge makes a ruling, under what circumstances might that ruling…
Rank this Week: 3464