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Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Los Angeles DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal defense and DUI law. By Hoffman & Associates.

http://www.losangelesduilawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 12

    How can I be Found Guilty of a Los Angeles DUI

    How can I be Found Guilty of a Los Angeles DUI
    There are several ways you can be found guilty of a Los Angeles DUI. However, before any guilty verdicts are decided, there must first be an arrest, and a charge. After you have been charged and arrested, you will be given an arraignment…
  • Mar 5

    Why am I Charged with a Los Angeles DUI if I Was Not Driving?

    Why am I Charged with a Los Angeles DUI if I Was Not Driving?
    If you have been charged with a Los Angeles DUI, you have not yet been convicted. If you have been arrested, you have not yet been convicted. It merely means that there is probable cause for officers to believe that you are guilty of driving…
  • Feb 26

    What Happens if I Do Not Appear at my Los Angeles DUI Arraignment?

    What Happens if I Do Not Appear at my Los Angeles DUI Arraignment?
    When you are first pulled over and arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence, you will be given a citation notice that states a day and time, as well as a courthouse. This is your arraignment date. On the arraignment date, the…
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Las Vegas Criminal Defense…

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

By Ross Goodman.

http://www.rossgoodmancriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Mar 12

    How to choose a Las Vegas Criminal Defense Lawyer

    How to choose a Las Vegas Criminal Defense Lawyer
    Goodman Law Group, P.C.520 S 4th St,Las Vegas, NV 89101Phone: (702) 383 – 5088Fax: (702) 385 – 5088Is a criminal charge filed against you? Here are some tips on choosing the right Las Vegas criminal defense lawyer for your…
  • Mar 5

    Plea Bargaining in Domestic Violence

    Plea Bargaining in Domestic Violence
    Goodman Law Group, P.C.520 S 4th St,Las Vegas, NV 89101Phone: (702) 383 – 5088Fax: (702) 385 – 5088                Plea bargaining happens when there is an…
  • Mar 3

    How to Win a Child’s Sole Custody?

    How to Win a Child’s Sole Custody?
    Goodman Law Group, P.C. 520 S 4th St, Las Vegas, NV 89101 Phone: (702) 383 – 5088 Fax: (702) 385 – 5088Some parents who separate agree for a joint custody to their child. This means that they have to share the time…
Rank this Week: 2977

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/
  • Mar 11

    "Plain Smell" Doctrine Results in Two Marijuana Busts in Sonoma County

    "Plain Smell" Doctrine Results in Two Marijuana Busts in Sonoma County
    Over the past few weeks, police in Sonoma County have made a number of arrests for transporting large amounts of marijuana. According to a report by Patch.com, two of the arrests resulted from an officer's report that he could smell marijuana…
  • Mar 5

    Santa Rosa Police Seize 135 Pounds of Marijuana and AK-47, One Man Arrested

    Santa Rosa Police Seize 135 Pounds of Marijuana and AK-47, One Man Arrested
    Earlier last month in Santa Rosa, police got word that the residents of an aging commercial facility that had been converted into three mechanic's bays were acting hostile towards a city inspector present to issue a cease-work order. The…
  • Feb 24

    Four Charged with Smuggling $250K Worth of Marijuana from California to Pennsylvania

    Four Charged with Smuggling $250K Worth of Marijuana from California to Pennsylvania
    Earlier this month, four people were arrested and charged with various offenses relating to the alleged smuggling of 85 pounds of marijuana. According to one local Pennsylvania news source, the four had a complex plan to transport the…
Rank this Week: 3304

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Tampa Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law news. By Mayberry Law Firm.

http://www.tampacriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 10

    Suge Knight Hit and Run Video Released

    Suge Knight Hit and Run Video Released
    Music producer and professional subject of controversy Suge Knight is back in hot water after being accused of a deadly hit and run in California. As so often is the case in a criminal trial, video of an alleged incident can be a crucial…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3212

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/
  • Mar 10

    Court Dismisses Laurie Bebo’s “Compelling and Meritorious” Claims For Lack of Jurisdiction

    Court Dismisses Laurie Bebo’s “Compelling and Meritorious” Claims For Lack of Jurisdiction
    Last Week, Judge Rudolph T. Randa of the Eastern District of Wisconsin dismissed the suit filed by former Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. CEO Laurie Bebo, challenging the SEC's right to pursue administrative securities fraud charges against…
  • Mar 9

    Newman Fallout Continues as Rajat Gupta Moves to Set Aside Judgment and Get Out of Jail

    Newman Fallout Continues as Rajat Gupta Moves to Set Aside Judgment and Get Out of Jail
    Former Goldman Sachs board member Rajat Gupta has filed a motion pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255 to set aside his 2012 conviction on insider trading charges and to vacate the prison sentence he is serving. Gupta argues that under U.S. v.…
  • Feb 23

    SEC Says Newman Does Not Change Pleading Standard in Civil Case

    SEC Says Newman Does Not Change Pleading Standard in Civil Case
    Trying to stop the spread of US v. Newman from affecting the pleading standard in civil insider trading actions, the SEC filed a brief last week opposing Dhia Jafar and Omar Nabulsi’s motion for reconsideration of Southern District of…
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Atlanta DUI Blog

Atlanta DUI Blog

Covers DUI news. By Clark & Towne.

http://www.clarktowne.com/dui-blog
  • Mar 9

    You can be stopped for any reason now

    You can be stopped for any reason now
    by Jessica Towne The Supreme Court of North Carolina recently heard a case where an officer who did not have a valid reason to stop someone, did so anyway, and then discovered a baggie of cocaine in the car after the driver consented to a…
  • Mar 9

    Will these bills make good laws?

    Will these bills make good laws?
    Your elected officials are busy at work. Do you know what they are up to? The Georgia Driver does. She is keeping an eye on a few bills as they make their way from proposal to law. If you've an interest in any of these topics, contact your…
  • Mar 3

    How an out of state DUI can cost your license

    How an out of state DUI can cost your license
    By Jessica Towne Driving in Georgia is a privilege, not a right, and the Georgia DDS has the authority to rescind, cancel, suspend and revoke a driver’s license for certain behaviors. It can even revoke or cancel your Georgia…
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Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Covers decisions and opinions by The Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and The Supreme Court of the United States regarding DUI law, Search and Seizure, and arrest procedures. By George C. Creal Jr.

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
  • Mar 9

    Nguyen v State-why even a .078 DUI is not DIY

    Nguyen v State-why even a .078 DUI is not DIY
    Nguyen v. State, A14A1806, March 2, 2015. Trung Nguyen was convicted of a DUI after representing himself. He appealed arguing that the Court erred in allowing the introduction of a prior DUI into evidence and allowing the prosecutor to…
  • Feb 23

    Parker v State- Proffers can be hearsay

    Parker v State- Proffers can be hearsay
    Parker v. State,  S14G1005, Feb. 16, 2015.  The Georgia Supreme Court  ruled that Georgia's new Evidence Code allows hearsay evidence in determining whether an out-of-state person is a material witness to a Georgia criminal…
  • Feb 23

    Chernowski v State - what do you do with a problem like Fulton County

    Chernowski v State - what do you do with a problem like Fulton County
    Chernowski v. State, A14A2151, February 12, 2015. Dora Chernowski appealed her DUI conviction resulting from a 2004 single car accident in Fulton Count. She claimed that her Due Process rights were violated by a seven year delay in the…
Rank this Week: 2622

Graham Lawyer Blog

Graham Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law, law and technology stories, and first amendment issues from around Eastern Washington. By Stephen Graham.

http://www.grahamlawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 8

    Spokane Posts Confusing Prostitution Sign

    Spokane Posts Confusing Prostitution Sign
    The City of Spokane posted new signs warning of the impoundment of cars and trucks if people are arrested for patronizing a prostitute. The signs are required by law if a city designates a certain area for tows. The signs are already proving…
  • Feb 1

    Spokane to Tow Vehicles for Prostitution Arrest

    Spokane to Tow Vehicles for Prostitution Arrest
    The city council for Spokane voted this month to allow the police to tow and impound the vehicles of individuals arrested for solicitation of prostitutes in Spokane city limits. Under state law, when a city designates these tow areas, the…
  • Jul 7

    Washington Marijuana Stores: 8 Things Canadians Need to Know Before Visiting

    Washington Marijuana Stores: 8 Things Canadians Need to Know Before Visiting
    Today is the big day in Washington State. Twenty-two state-licensed marijuana stores will open, including two in Bellingham, Washington. But before traveling south, there are important things Canadians need to know about the complicated legal…
Rank this Week: 4266

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Tampa Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers expungements, drug offenses, domestic violence and other criminal offenses in Florida. By the Sammis Law Firm.

http://criminal-defense-attorney-tampa.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 8

    Veterans Treatment Court in Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL

    Veterans Treatment Court in Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL
    The most recent changes to Veterans Treatment Court in Tampa, Hillsborough County, FL, were announced in an administrative order (S-2015-012) dated on February 5, 2015.In order to implement provisions of the “T. Patt Maney…
  • Jan 9

    Medical Marijuana in Florida in 2016

    Medical Marijuana in Florida in 2016
    The fight for medical marijuana in Florida begins today. The Florida Secretary of State has approved the new petition to legalize medical marijuana in Florida. This petition will put the medical marijuana issue back on the ballot in 2016.We…
  • Nov 12

    Are Judges Sending Too Many to Jail and Prison? Reforming a System of Mass Incarceration.

    Are Judges Sending Too Many to Jail and Prison? Reforming a System of Mass Incarceration.
    The American Justice Summit streamed live on November 10, 2014 for more than five hours. The program addressed the need for reform within the criminal justice system though a series of small discussion panels. Budget concerns in an…
Rank this Week: 5006

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 7

    What If Jodi Arias Juror #17 Failed To Disclose Her Connection To Prosecutor?

    What If Jodi Arias Juror #17 Failed To Disclose Her Connection To Prosecutor?
    THE ALLEGED FACTS Some new interesting developments have come to light concerning one of the jurors (Juror #17) in the most recent Jodi Arias jury trial. It’s being reported by CBS 5, a local television station from Phoenix, that the…
  • Mar 5

    Making Sense of the Jodi Arias Hung Jury Verdict

    Making Sense of the Jodi Arias Hung Jury Verdict
    INITIAL THOUGHTS I know a lot of people are angry right now. To hear that Jodi Arias won’t be going to death row because of one lone juror (who I’ll call “Juror 12″) is too much for many to handle right now. Many on…
  • Feb 23

    “Insanity defense – When can you be excused for committing a crime?”

    “Insanity defense – When can you be excused for committing a crime?”
    By: Mark Eiglarsh THE SCENARIO A middle-aged man, Kyle, returns home to his wife and children after serving in the U.S. military for a number of years. Upon his return home from duty, Kyle volunteers to help war veterans who struggle with…
Rank this Week: 4615

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

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

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
Rank this Week: 2815

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

Milwaukee Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.milwaukeecriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3137

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Covers Utah criminal law and criminal defense. By Utah Defenders.

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • Mar 6

    When does an informant tip justify a police traffic stop?

    When does an informant tip justify a police traffic stop?
    Fourth Amendment Requirements With Regards to Traffic Stops The Fourth Amendment’s prohibition of “unreasonable searches and seizures” extends to temporary detentions, such as traffic stops. See U.S. Const. amend. IV;…
  • Dec 17

    Our Vanishing Right

    Our Vanishing Right
    In an opinion released early this week the Supreme Court of the United States has yet again ruled against protecting individuals rights and has given law enforcement even more power to harass and torment the masses. The case referred to…
  • Oct 21

    SCOTUS Reviews Felony Gun Ownership Law

    SCOTUS Reviews Felony Gun Ownership Law
    If you are convicted of felony, either a state or federal felony charge, you lose certain rights going forward including the right to own firearms. The felony gun ownership laws in Utah are very harsh. The question then arises, what ……
Rank this Week: 4228

No Papered: A Washington DC…

No Papered: A Washington DC Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Scrofano Law.

http://blog.scrofanolaw.com/
  • Mar 6

    Road to Ruin: Virginia Proposal to Raise Reckless Driving Threshold Fail

    Road to Ruin: Virginia Proposal to Raise Reckless Driving Threshold Fail
    Although most Virginia drivers aren’t aware of it, their chance to avoid a Virginia misdemeanor conviction for Reckless Driving took a major blow last month. A proposal to raise the reckless driving threshold to 85 miles-per-hour was…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3437

The D.U.I. Blog

The D.U.I. Blog

Covers criminal court cases including D.U.I., drug law, assaults and other issues. By Joel Heiligman.

http://www.joelheiligmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 6

    Florida Drivers Fight Sobriety Checkpoints with ‘DUI Flyer’

    Florida Drivers Fight Sobriety Checkpoints with ‘DUI Flyer’
    Sobriety checkpoints have always been controversial with questions as to whether or not they constitute unfair search and seizure usually at the forefront of the debate. Now, many drivers in the state of Florida are standing up to them in a…
  • Feb 6

    Minnesota DPS Reveals Top Drunk Driving Counties; Super Bowl Arrests Decrease

    Minnesota DPS Reveals Top Drunk Driving Counties; Super Bowl Arrests Decrease
    Leading up to the Super Bowl, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety revealed an infographic on Facebook showcasing what it considers to be state’s top 25 dangerous drunk driving counties – all areas state authorities carried…
  • Jan 12

    New MN Expungement Law Goes Into Effect, Adds Hope of Second Chance

    New MN Expungement Law Goes Into Effect, Adds Hope of Second Chance
    A new year means new chances for those with previous convictions in Minnesota. On January 1st, a state law went into effect allowing people with misdemeanors and some felonies to petition a judge to determine whether or not they can have…
Rank this Week: 2978

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 5

    Courts Disagree on the Meaning of “Public Disclosure”

    Courts Disagree on the Meaning of “Public Disclosure”
    Chicago – The False Claims Act places several restrictions on a person’s ability to pursue a qui tam case on behalf of the government. One of these restrictions is known as the “public disclosure bar”. The definition…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2855

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Stamm Testifies Before the Maryland House Judiciary Committee

    Stamm Testifies Before the Maryland House Judiciary Committee
    On March 4, 2015, Leonard Stamm testified in opposition to House Bill 532 which would require officers to tell suspected drunk drivers in a fatal or life threatening injury crash that they are required to submit to an alcohol test. Here is…
  • Feb 2

    Proposals for New DUI Laws in 2015

    Proposals for New DUI Laws in 2015
    1. Change "reasonable grounds" in § 16-205.1 to "probable cause" The Fourth Amendment requires articulable reasonable suspicion to stop a vehicle, Whren v. U.S., 517 U.S. 806, 116 S. Ct. 1769, 135 L. Ed. 2d 89 (1996) and probable cause…
  • Dec 22

    Heien v. North Carolina - Ignorance of the law is no defense - unless you are a cop

    Heien v. North Carolina - Ignorance of the law is no defense - unless you are a cop
    Last week the Supreme Court decided the case of Heien v. North Carolina. In an 8-1 decision, the Court decided that even though an officer stopped a driver for conduct that was later decided NOT to be illegal, that the officer's objectively…
Rank this Week: 4082

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Mar 3

    SARBANES-OXLEY, SHORT FISH & FEDERAL OVERKILL.

    SARBANES-OXLEY, SHORT FISH & FEDERAL OVERKILL.
    Sarbanes-Oxley, Short Fish & Federal Overkill. Yates v. United States, 514 U.S. __ (Decided February 25, 2015), is an interesting case.  Yates was a fishing boat captain, on a multi-day fishing run off the coast of Florida, when his…
  • Feb 23

    ANNOUNCEMENT: MAY 21, 2015, YORK BAR ASSOCIATION OUI CLE, SACO.

    ANNOUNCEMENT: MAY 21, 2015, YORK BAR ASSOCIATION OUI CLE, SACO.
    Posted By:  Edmund R. Folsom Date:  February 23, 2015   ANNOUNCEMENT: MAY 21, 2015, YORK BAR ASSOCIATION OUI CLE, SACO. Below are the comments of Scott Houde, Esq., organizer of the May 21, 2015, continuing education program on…
  • Jan 10

    THE 1ST AMENDMENT AND A COWED PRESS.

    THE 1ST AMENDMENT AND A COWED PRESS.
    THE 1ST AMENDMENT AND A COWED PRESS. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. January 10, 2015   Free speech is under attack in the free nations of the western world, in a way more effective than I have otherwise seen in my lifetime. We are…
Rank this Week: 3268

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Provides information on Denver criminal defense.

http://www.criminallawyerdenver.com/denver-criminal-defense-blog/
  • Mar 1

    Why You Need to Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer Before Charges Are Filed

    Why You Need to Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer Before Charges Are Filed
    Have you been involved in a criminal case in Denver?  It doesn’t matter whether it’s a misdemeanor case or a felony case, your life could be significantly damaged by the outcome—and when something as serious as your…
  • Feb 28

    When Should a DUI Case Go to Trial?

    When Should a DUI Case Go to Trial?
    Getting pulled over by the police can be a stressful and frightening experience. In most cases, the police will only stop your vehicle if you have provided them with a justification, such as weaving, running a red light or speeding. When it…
  • Feb 27

    How to Avoid a Drunk Driving Arrest and Conviction

    How to Avoid a Drunk Driving Arrest and Conviction
    There are many people who like to celebrate various occasions in life, from the little things to the big, life changing events, with a night out. Having fun and celebrating responsibly is a great thing to do, but unfortunately it can be easy…
Rank this Week: 2933

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/
  • Mar 1

    I smell dope in the nations capital

    I smell dope in the nations capital
    This week Marijuana becomes legal in the nation's capital, Washington D.C., kinda. A person is allowed to grow up to three plants in their house and they are allowed to smoke Marijuana in their house- not on the street. Unlike liberal and…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4697

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Find Arizona criminal laws and information for criminal defense defendants by Tempe AZ lawyer criminal defense attorney and Arizona drunk driving legal representation.

http://blog.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 4111

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Your Right to Remain Silent

    Your Right to Remain Silent
    In our practice we hear from clients all the time that the police did not read them their rights, meaning Miranda rights, when they are arrested.  Contrary to every television show and most people’s belief – the police…
  • Feb 26

    Traffic stop for dark window tint – probable cause?

    Traffic stop for dark window tint – probable cause?
    Let’s say you just bought a used car.  You never had the windows tinted, the car came like that.  Or let’s say you recently had the windows tinted by a reputable tint dealer.  Then in the middle of the day,…
  • Jan 26

    Juvenile Car Burglarie

    Juvenile Car Burglarie
    One of the most common juvenile crimes that I see are juvenile car burglaries.  These frequently happen in neighborhoods where kids may be walking around at night and trying to open up unlocked cars looking for loose change or…
Rank this Week: 3497

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

http://tampaduiattorney.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 5005

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4952

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Breakfield & Dean Articles

Covers Georgia criminal law.

http://www.gainesvillegalawyer.com/articles/
Rank this Week: 4069

Colorado Springs Criminal Lawyer…

Colorado Springs Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers the defense of DUI / DWAI, domestic violence, felonies and misdemeanors in Colorado. By Gasper Law Group.

http://www.coloradospringscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 25

    Plea Bargains; It’s Your Life, It’s Your Call

    Plea Bargains; It’s Your Life, It’s Your Call
    By Caryn J. Adams Partner and Attorney The Gasper Law Group, PLLC I often tell those who come to see me that a good criminal defense attorney plays two principal roles. On the one hand, a defense attorney does in court everything that you…
  • Jun 18

    What Is Jail Like?

    What Is Jail Like?
    By Caryn J. Adams Partner and Managing AttorneyThe Gasper Law Group, PLLC Several times in the past few months, I’ve talked with people, both clients and other acquaintances, with some odd misconceptions of what it’s like to…
  • Jun 1

    Sealing Your Record - Drug Case

    Sealing Your Record - Drug Case
    By Caryn J. Adams Partner and Managing AttorneyThe Gasper Law Group Drug Cases: Different Rules for Sealing To every rule, there is an exception. To the rule that no conviction may be sealed, the exception is criminal conviction records for…
Rank this Week: 4752

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers arrests, criminal appeals, drug offenses, federal crimes and searches and seizure in Texas. By Michael J. Brown.

http://www.texascriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4410

Criminal Law Blog & News

Criminal Law Blog & News

Covers Florida criminal law, crime history and weird crime news. By DeThomasis & Buchanan, PA.

http://reasonabledoubt.org/index.php/criminallawblog
Rank this Week: 4842

Richard T. Jones Law Blog

Richard T. Jones Law Blog

Covers DWI, criminal arrest and court appearances.

http://www.austincriminaldefenseattorney.com/Law-Blog.aspx
  • Feb 25

    Will a Ticket Violate My Probation?

    Will a Ticket Violate My Probation?
    Most probations or deferred dispositions require that you not commit any new offenses. While a ticket is a relatively low level of offense, it's still an offense. You should do anything to jeopardize the hard work you've put in to this point.…
  • Feb 19

    Affidavit of Surety to Surrender

    Affidavit of Surety to Surrender
    When you are on bond with a bonding company, they may seek to get off the bond. Two reasons the company may do this is because the defendant has failed to pay or because the defendant is not checking in with the bonding company. Once a judge…
  • Aug 20

    Richard Jones, ACDLA Board Member Unveils Portrait of Judge Wilfred Aguilar

    Richard Jones, ACDLA Board Member Unveils Portrait of Judge Wilfred Aguilar
    Our founding attorney, Richard Jones, an ACDLA board member is pleased to announce that on July 29, 2013, he had the honor of unveiling the portrait of former County Court at Law Judge Wilfred Aguilar. Judge Aguilar served as judge of the…
Rank this Week: 4199

New York Criminal Defense Attorney…

New York Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and criminal law news. By The Law Office of Mark A. Siesel, Esq.

http://www.newyorkcriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4452

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blog

Illinois DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.illinoisduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Reasonable Grounds or a Hunch?

    Reasonable Grounds or a Hunch?
    In the hearing to rescind a statutory summary suspension, the defendant must first present a prima facie case for rescission, then the state must overcome this by presenting evidence justifying the suspension. People v. McClure, 218 Ill.2d…
  • Feb 24

    Reasonable Grounds or a Hunch?

    Reasonable Grounds or a Hunch?
    In the hearing to rescind a statutory summary suspension, the defendant must first present a prima facie case for rescission, then the state must overcome this by presenting evidence justifying the suspension. People v. McClure, 218 Ill.2d…
  • Nov 15

    The Confrontation Clause in Illinois DUI Case

    The Confrontation Clause in Illinois DUI Case
    The Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees the right for the accused to confront his accuser. This language seems straight-forward enough, but the scope and limitations of this right is ever evolving. Two Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 3196

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 24

    Under Cover Officer Goes Under the Covers in Orange County, CA , Part 2 Or Did the Cop Get His Happy Ending?

    Under Cover Officer Goes Under the Covers in Orange County, CA , Part 2 Or Did the Cop Get His Happy Ending?
    The jury selection process was dicey. Who among you is open to the idea that the police aren't telling the truth and the Defendant is? A few hands went up. Most just stared at the Defendant wondering why she was going to trial. Who among…
  • Feb 19

    Undercover Officer Goes Under the Covers In Orange County, CA

    Undercover Officer Goes Under the Covers In Orange County, CA
    In an effort to stamp out crime, the undercover officer entered the business slowly, looking around for any sign of the criminal activity. He thoughtfully removed a $100 bill and gave it to the suspect. He was directed into the darkness of…
  • Feb 16

    Who Says Crime Doesn't Pay in Orange County?

    Who Says Crime Doesn't Pay in Orange County?
    René "Boxer" Enriquez was a high level Mexican Mafia crime figure. His life was based on intimidation, murder, drug sales and evil. Boxer was a made member of the Mexican Mafia. What's a made member you ask? It's somebody who has…
Rank this Week: 4269

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
  • Feb 23

    Drug Penalties in Illinois.

    Drug Penalties in Illinois.
    ACCURATE AS OF FEBRUARY 20, 2015 Possession of Methamphetamines Weight Statute Class Time 0-5 grams 720 ILCS 646/60(b)(1) Class 3 2-5 years 5-15 grams 720 ILCS 646/60(b)(2) Class 2 3-7 years 15-100 grams 720 ILCS 646/60(b)(3) Class 1 4-15…
  • Feb 6

    Motions to Reconsider Sentence Do NOT Stop Appeal Filing Deadline

    Motions to Reconsider Sentence Do NOT Stop Appeal Filing Deadline
    United States v. Townsend. No. 13-2677. Background. Louis Townsend pleaded guilty to possessing a firearm as a felon and was sentenced to 71 months in prison. He challenges his sentence on several grounds, but the government questions whether…
  • Jan 29

    Honest Services Fraud: Use of Word “Reward” In Jury Instruction Leads to Reversal

    Honest Services Fraud: Use of Word “Reward” In Jury Instruction Leads to Reversal
    USA v. Thomas Hawkins and John W. Racasi, No. 14-1892 & 14-1908 . Thomas Hawkins and John Racasi were employed as analysts on the staff of Larry Rogers, a member of the Cook County Board of Review, when they accepted...
Rank this Week: 4849

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

By Urbelis Law, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsduilawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 23

    Massachusetts Judge Changes Mind on Evidence in Aaron Hernandez's Criminal Trial

    Massachusetts Judge Changes Mind on Evidence in Aaron Hernandez's Criminal Trial
    In a former blog post, I blogged about how in December the Bristol County Superior Court judge in Aaron Hernandez's first-degree murder trial ruled that the text messages exchanged between Odin Lloyd and his sister, Shaquilla Thibou, minutes…
  • Feb 2

    Aaron Hernandez Trial, Part 2: Prosecution begins its Case

    Aaron Hernandez Trial, Part 2: Prosecution begins its Case
    Good afternoon. Once again I'm Boston criminal defense attorney Ben Urbelis. This is my second video update on the Aaron Hernandez first-degree murder trial. The prosecution began putting forth its case after opening statements by calling…
  • Jan 30

    Criminal Defense Attorney Arrested For Defending Her Client's Constitutional Right

    Criminal Defense Attorney Arrested For Defending Her Client's Constitutional Right
    A criminal defense attorney was arrested for resisting arrest in the hallway of the courthouse where she has worked for the past 18 years. Jami Tillotson, a Deputy Public Defender for the San Franciso Public Defender's office was arrested…
Rank this Week: 4197

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: 2768

Southern California Criminal…

Southern California Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Justice Firm.

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

    Antelope Valley High-Speed Chase Ends in Arrest of Woman

    Antelope Valley High-Speed Chase Ends in Arrest of Woman
    On Wednesday February 18, a woman whose name was not revealed in news reports was handcuffed and taken into custody following a high-speed chase on Antelope Valley Freeway and Pearblossom Highway, according to articles at the Daily News.…
  • Feb 6

    Tragic Bus Accident in Redondo Beach Takes Life of Elderly Man

    Tragic Bus Accident in Redondo Beach Takes Life of Elderly Man
    Los Angeles wrongful death attorneys know that deadly accidents occur every day on roadways in the Los Angeles and Redondo Beach areas. Tragically, a recent accident involving a South Bay bus left an 83-year-old man dead at the scene, while…
  • Jan 22

    Los Angeles’ Violent Crime Spike Attributed to Increase in Domestic Violence

    Los Angeles’ Violent Crime Spike Attributed to Increase in Domestic Violence
    In 2014, Los Angeles saw a significant jump in violent crime; in fact, it was up 14.3%, according to LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and Mayor Eric Garcetti in a January 12 news report at NBC4. According to Beck and Garcetti, the biggest factor in…
Rank this Week: 2864

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: 4646

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Richard Landes.

http://www.jaxfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 17

    Should I cooperate with the Feds in Jacksonville?

    Should I cooperate with the Feds in Jacksonville?
    Answer: No, you should not.  I wrote about this subject, generally, back in June of 2014, where I discussed the pros and cons of cooperating with prosecutors in order to get a better deal.  Based on my recent experience, however, I…
  • Feb 6

    What happens if I fill out the paperwork incorrectly when buying a gun?

    What happens if I fill out the paperwork incorrectly when buying a gun?
    Answer: You could end up in prison or with a federal felony conviction, is what could happen.  As a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer, I have represented those charged with gun crimes.  Consider the case of United States v.…
  • Jan 9

    Is it legal for doctors to pay referral fees for patients?

    Is it legal for doctors to pay referral fees for patients?
    Answer: No, it is not.  Referral fees are illegal and are prosecuted by the federal government as kickbacks, especially if government medical insurance (Medicare and Medicaid) is used.  Consider the case of  U.S. v. Babaria,…
Rank this Week: 3069

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
Rank this Week: 3875

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…
Rank this Week: 3629

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: 3133

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

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

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Feb 9

    Austin Woman Sues Police over DWI Blood Draw

    Austin Woman Sues Police over DWI Blood Draw
    An Austin woman has sued the city and Travis County, claiming they violated her civil rights while administering a blood draw, according to a report by Statesman. The lawsuit states that on February of 2013, the woman, who was 24-years-old at…
  • Feb 2

    Woman Allegedly Hits Bicyclist with Her Car while Intoxicated

    Woman Allegedly Hits Bicyclist with Her Car while Intoxicated
    According to a report by Keye-TV, on the morning of January 24, a 30-year-old woman allegedly hit a bicyclist with her vehicle at the intersection of North Lamar Boulevard and Koenig Lane in Central Austin. Police believe she was intoxicated…
  • Jan 26

    California DMV Granting Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Immigrant

    California DMV Granting Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Immigrant
    California is home to the largest number of undocumented immigrants. The estimate is said to be somewhere in the millions. Previously, many of these individuals had no choice but to drive without licenses due to the demands of work and daily…
Rank this Week: 3300

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: 3175

Federal Prison Blog

Federal Prison Blog

Covers criminal law. By Frost Bussert LLC.

http://www.federalprisonblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    The BOP’s “Second-Class” System

    The BOP’s “Second-Class” System
    Over at Fusion.net, Cristina Costantini and Jorge Rivas offer a scathing critique of the Bureau of Prisons’ housing and management of non-U.S. citizens, which has largely been handed over to private prison corporations headed…
  • Nov 18

    Longstanding BOP “Crisis” a Top Justice Department Priority

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

    FCI McDowell Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure

    FCI McDowell Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure
    OSHA has announced that its January 2014 investigation of FCI McDowell (WV) found that “correctional officers and other staff” there were exposed to “bloodborne pathogens and other workplace safety and health hazards.”…
Rank this Week: 3443

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Feb 5

    Can I get my Maine criminal conviction expunged?

    Can I get my Maine criminal conviction expunged?
    Every so often I get a question from someone who is experiencing the negative effects of an old criminal conviction, and so they ask the question (can I get my Maine criminal conviction expunged)? Unfortunately the answer to the question (can…
  • Feb 4

    I already paid my fines and fees for OAS. Why is my license still suspended?

    I already paid my fines and fees for OAS. Why is my license still suspended?
    Every so often, prospective clients inquired about their suspended license. A common question asked is since I have already paid my fines and fees for OAS. Why is my license still suspended? Consider for a moment the fictional story of Billy,…
  • Jan 31

    Can an Assault Victim Sue for Medical Bills?

    Can an Assault Victim Sue for Medical Bills?
    I often hear this question (Can an Assault Victim Sue for Medical Bills?) from people who are facing assault charges. These people are concerned how severe the impacts are to a one time bad decision. To answer the question (Can an Assault…
Rank this Week: 2893