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Frisco DWI Lawyer & Attorney…

Frisco DWI Lawyer & Attorney Blog

Covers Texas DUI/DWI, blood tests, breath tests, and field sobriety tests. By Hunter Biederman.

http://www.friscodwilawyer.com/
  • Apr 7

    Collin County DWI - SR-22 Insurance

    Collin County DWI - SR-22 Insurance
    Collin County DWI cases often involve license suspension issues along with the criminal cases. Should your license be suspended as a result of a criminal conviction, or as part of an administrative suspension (ALR suspension), odds are you…
  • Nov 11

    How About Some Mold With Your Probation?

    How About Some Mold With Your Probation?
    We are constantly informing our clients about the potential horrors of being on probation (also called community supervision).  Often, getting probation doesn't necessarily mean you aren't going to jail.  Sometimes, it just means…
  • Nov 4

    Do Collin County's Blood Testing Labs Get Paid Per Conviction?

    Do Collin County's Blood Testing Labs Get Paid Per Conviction?
    Do Collin County's Blood Testing Labs Get Paid Per Conviction? It's a valid question.  If the answer were "yes," would it spark outrage?  A new study shows that State Crime labs, are in fact paid per conviction.  In a new paper…
Rank this Week: 4838

Collin County Criminal Lawyers…

Collin County Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Recent Case Win—Dismissal on Theft Case by Bo Kalabu

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

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

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

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

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

Sonoma County Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

    New Federal Guidance for Banks Encourages them To Accept Marijuana Businesse

    New Federal Guidance for Banks Encourages them To Accept Marijuana Businesse
    While marijuana has been de-criminalized across California, possession, distribution, and cultivation of marijuana is still against federal laws. This prohibition has put business owners who are conducting legitimate business operations under…
Rank this Week: 3956

Cleveland, Ohio Criminal Attorney…

Cleveland, Ohio Criminal Attorney Ron Frey's Blog

Covers criminal defense and technology based offenses.

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

    East Cleveland, Ohio Carbon Monoxide Poisoning at Crystal Tower

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

    Sex Crimes Lawyer - Cleveland, Ohio Attorney Ron Frey

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

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

    Ariel Castro Indicted on 329 counts - Castro Indictment - Cleveland, Ohio
    Castro IndictmentBy +Ron FreyIt has been reported that the Cuyahoga County grand jury has indicted Ariel Castro on 329 counts. The counts include aggravated murder, rape and assault. It remains to be seen whether Cuyahoga County…
Rank this Week: 3714

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal…

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal News

By Young Klein & Associates.

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

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

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

    “Craigslist Killer” Barbour Appears in Sunbury, Pennsylvania Court

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

    Pennsylvania University Researching Genetic Mugshot

    Pennsylvania University Researching Genetic Mugshot
    In pop culture, mugshots are probably the ultimate hallmark of being arrested.  There are countless photo essays and even entire websites dedicated to mugshots.  Bad hair day mugshots; drug addicts deteriorating across mugshots;…
Rank this Week: 2809

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse…

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse and Neglect Attorney

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

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

    Whose Team are they on? CPS Removal and TDM Meeting

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

    Parents’ Medical Nightmare

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

    Former NFL Player Indicted

    Former NFL Player Indicted
    Former NFL player Darren Sharper, was indicted for sex-related offenses that occurred in Tempe, Arizona. The former star is alleged to have used Ambien to drug women and sexually assault them while they were passed out. Under A.R.S.…
Rank this Week: 4136

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

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

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

    Baltimore Gun Range Handgun Cases Increasing in Frequency

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

    Managing Parallel Criminal and Civil Proceedings: Beware of Waiving Privilege

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

    Dewey & LeBoeuf Partners Indicted

    Dewey & LeBoeuf Partners Indicted
    Former top officials of the prominent global law firm, Dewey & LeBoeuf, were indicted last week for deceiving banks and hiding the firm’s true financial condition from creditors, investors, auditors, and even its own partners. The…
Rank this Week: 4397

Virginia Traffic Law News

Virginia Traffic Law News

By Caddell Nelson & Reibach.

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

    Can a Reckless Driving Charge Be Expunged?

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

    DUI Arrest but a Very Good Result for the Client

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

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

    Creative Solution for a Marijuana Arrest that Meets the Client’s Need
    Creative Solution for a Marijuana Arrest that Meets the Client’s Needs Today our attorneys represented a client in a local court charged with Possession of Marijuana. After being pulled over for swerving in and out of his lane, the…
Rank this Week: 3902

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

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

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

    The new victims bill of rights in Canada

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

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

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

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

    Defending breaching court orders: bail, probation, and failing to attend court
    Defending breaching court orders and compliance offences: bail, probation, and failing to attend Court. Attached in my paper on breaching court orders for the  4th Annual Recent Call Committee for the Criminal Lawyers’ Association.…
Rank this Week: 3129

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal…

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal Defense

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

http://www.mtnlegal.com
  • Apr 3

    Defending the Juvenile Against a “Consensual” Search

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

    Protests in Albuquerque over Police use of Excessive and Deadly Force

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

    A REVIEW OF THE DENVER POST’S INTERACTIVE CRIME MAP

    A REVIEW OF THE DENVER POST’S INTERACTIVE CRIME MAP
    he Denver Post recently introduced an interactive crime map of the City. The map allows you to zoom into specific portions of the city to see statistics on crimes in those areas. The map shows crime trends and color codes the crime locations…
Rank this Week: 4056

Dayton DUI Information

Dayton DUI Information

Covers DUI for Dayton area residents. By Suhre & Associates, LLC.

http://suhrelawdayton.com/blog/
  • Apr 3

    Why You Should Oppose Annie’s Law

    Why You Should Oppose Annie’s Law
    Up front: This blog is not meant in any way to disrespect the family and friends of Annie Rooney who, in her loving memory, have promoted Annie’s Law with nothing but good intentions and concern for public safety. That said, here is why…
  • Apr 1

    Who Reads Anything Anyway

    Who Reads Anything Anyway
    You should.  Especially where it relates to a letter to drive from court. That is what you get when a court grants limited driving privileges on a suspension in Dayton, Ohio for DUI, OVI, or other offense.  If you don’t make…
  • Mar 12

    Dayton OVI Lawyer Speak

    Dayton OVI Lawyer Speak
    I presented at the Annual Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, or OACDL, Advanced OVI Seminar in Columbus last week. I focused on changes if the Ohio Administrative Code, OAC. The OAC regulates how blood, breath, and…
Rank this Week: 3625

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

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

    According to FDLE, crime is down in Hendry County

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

    Methamphetamine Distribution Focus of Martin County Town Hall meeting

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

    Vero Beach Man Arrested for Child Pornography Possession

    Vero Beach Man Arrested for Child Pornography Possession
    A Vero Beach man was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly admitted to police that he had downloaded “a lot” of child porn. During a search of his home, the Indian River County Sheriff’s Office confiscated at least 21…
Rank this Week: 3235

Baum Law Offices

Baum Law Offices

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

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

    Adultery as Ground for Divorce in Maryland

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

    Maryland Separation Agreement Form

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

    What if I Die Without a Will in Maryland?

    What if I Die Without a Will in Maryland?
    This content originally came from Baum Law Offices, LLC - Attorney Matthew Baum - law offices in Baltimore, Catonsville, and Columbia, Maryland.Title 3 of Maryland’s Estates and Trusts Code covers what happens if you die without a will.…
Rank this Week: 2698

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Competence to Stand Trial for a Criminal Offense

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

    Evidence in a Florida DUI

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

    What Can a Sentencing Court Consider After a Guilty Plea?

    What Can a Sentencing Court Consider After a Guilty Plea?
    If you have been accused of a crime, you may be wondering how a Florida court looks at a guilty plea. Some people plead guilty hoping that it will buy them some leniency with the court. Sometimes this is a reasonable strategy, but not always.…
Rank this Week: 2685

Michigan Criminal Attorney's Blog

Michigan Criminal Attorney's Blog

Covers Michigan criminal issues. By the Leydorf Law Firm, PLLC.

http://michigancriminalattorney.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 31

    Open-carry Gun Lawsuit against Flint Township Police. Was man improperly jailed on Christmas Eve?

    Open-carry Gun Lawsuit against Flint Township Police. Was man improperly jailed on Christmas Eve?
    This past Christmas Eve, the Flint Township Police Department arrested 21 year old John McMorris for allegedly carrying a concealed pistol without a permit. Ultimately McMorris was released without being charged for any crime; however, after…
  • Mar 28

    Probation Violation Puts Chris Brown Behind Bar

    Probation Violation Puts Chris Brown Behind Bar
    Chris Brown is behind bars…again. The R&B singer was dismissed from his Malibu Rehab Facility mid March for “for failure to comply with rules and regulations of the program.” Browns request to enter another rehab…
  • Jan 20

    Michigan Texting and Driving Law and Google Glass Technology

    Michigan Texting and Driving Law and Google Glass Technology
                   Wearable technology has begun trending and has taken over as the new must have item. Amongst these new products, Google Glass is especially exciting for consumers as it functions as a…
Rank this Week: 3694

Stockycat Blog

Stockycat Blog

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

http://www.stockycat.com/
  • Mar 30

    New Details Emerge On Adam Swartz Computer Fraud Prosecution

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

    Federal Judge Criticizes Overbroad Search of Email Record

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

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

    Fifth Amendment Does Not Protect Against Disclosure of Facebook Posts and Message
    A federal bankruptcy court has held that the Fifth Amendment does not protect against the compelled disclosure Facebook messages and other electronic messages — even if the content of those messages could be incriminating. The case is…
Rank this Week: 3859

Albuquerque Criminal & DWI…

Albuquerque Criminal & DWI Information

By the Law Office of Anthony Spratley.

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

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

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

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

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

    What Are The Penalties For Marijuana Possession?

    What Are The Penalties For Marijuana Possession?
    For a first time offense, if you possess up to one ounce, penalties include a fine between $50 and $100, up to 15 days in jail, or both. If you possess one to eight ounces, penalties may include a fine, $100 and $1,000, up to one year in…
Rank this Week: 3825

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

Criminal Lawyer Illinois

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    New Illinois law bans internet sites from posting mugshots while Google also removes them from web
    People make mistakes… Same as it always was, and will be. Right? But things are different in today’s world, because social media like Facebook and Twitter are available to document people’s mistakes forever. In an instant,…
Rank this Week: 4949

Behind the Eighth

Behind the Eighth

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

http://behindthe8th.com/
  • Mar 27

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

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

    Eighth Circuit Rejects Cross-Section Jury Challenge

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

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Sentences Based on Uncontested Facts in the PSR

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Sentences Based on Uncontested Facts in the PSR
    How must a defendant effectively object to facts in the presentence report (PSR)? With “specificity and clarity,” the Eighth Circuit repeats in United States v. Pepper, issued on March 20, 2014 (published), so as “to put the…
Rank this Week: 2601

The Legal Optimist

The Legal Optimist

By Rosie Brown.

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

    Tell Governor Haslam Not to Resume Executions in Tennessee

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

    Tell Governor Haslam Not to Resume Executions in Tennessee

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

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

    Tennessee’s ‘Green Mile’ — A Return to Carpetbaggers and Stagecoaches?
    In an apparent bid for nostalgia to the late 19th century, the Tennessee Attorney General handed down an opinion on Wednesday that found Senate Bill 2580/House Bill 2476 would not be unconstitutional. The Bills propose to authorize…
Rank this Week: 2881

Mississippi Criminal Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Sumrall and Associates.

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

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

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

    Another Speedy Trial Dissent.w

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

    Recent MS Appellate Court Decisions.

    Recent MS Appellate Court Decisions.
    Lowe v. State.  The Mississippi Supreme Court reversed Lowe’s convictions for exploitation of a child in the Free State of Jones, on December 12, 2013.  The State alleged that Lowe used his computer to download sexually…
Rank this Week: 2995

New Orleans Criminal Defense…

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

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

    Louisiana’s Fight Against Heroin: Dying For A Fix

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

    LACDL Adopts Marijuana Policy Statement

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

    Arrested for Cat Poop?

    Arrested for Cat Poop?
      Federal Crime: Mailing Injurious Articles Via The United States Postal Service     Looking for a job can be a drag, especially when you feel overcome by constant rejection.  If you find yourself feeling spiteful and…
Rank this Week: 3492

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

Answers common questions regarding California criminal proceedings. By Graham Donath.

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • Mar 25

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

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

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

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

    What Are The Defenses To Domestic Violence Charges?

    What Are The Defenses To Domestic Violence Charges?
    There are a number of different defenses to a domestic violence allegation. For instance, false allegations are very common in domestic situations where hot tempers intersect with intense emotions. False allegations can come out of anger, or…
Rank this Week: 3248

Law Office of David P. Shapiro…

Law Office of David P. Shapiro Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

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

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

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

    Hit and Run Epidemic in San Diego

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

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

    San Diego gets an “F” on its Meth Report Card
    For at least several years, the media, both in print and on television, have been referring to what has been termed the “meth epidemic.” The stories focus not only on the production and use of the illegal drug, but also ……
Rank this Week: 4124

Law Offices of David A. Black

Law Offices of David A. Black

Discusses criminal law issues for people in Phoenix, Arizona.

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

    Chandler Gunplay in the New

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

    Kidnapping Charged for “Bear Hug”

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

    Murder and Child Abuse Charges Dismissed in Tucson

    Murder and Child Abuse Charges Dismissed in Tucson
    When we read accounts of people being accused of and charged with criminal offenses, we often see the word “alleged” used throughout an article. The reason, of course, is that in our country, guilt, at least theoretically, is…
Rank this Week: 4133

Behind the Eighth

Behind the Eighth

Review of news and notable decisions affecting federal criminal practice in the Eighth Circuit. By Murray Law LLC.

http://mlawllc.com/blogs/
  • Mar 23

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Sentences Based on Uncontested Facts in the PSR

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Sentences Based on Uncontested Facts in the PSR
    How must a defendant effectively object to facts in the presentence report (PSR)? With “specificity and clarity,” the Eighth Circuit repeats in United States v. Pepper, issued on March 20, 2014 (published), so as “to put the…
  • Mar 23

    Historyapolis Publishes Blog Entry about Lena Olive Smith

    Historyapolis Publishes Blog Entry about Lena Olive Smith
    The fabulous Historyapolis Project, run by Kirsten Delagard, Scholar-in-Residence in the Department of History at Augsburg College, is running a series of blog entries this women’s history month showcasing notable Minneapolis women. On…
  • Mar 23

    In Sex Abuse Case, Eighth Circuit Affirms Exclusion of Prior Sex Abuse Conviction to Avoid Confusion

    In Sex Abuse Case, Eighth Circuit Affirms Exclusion of Prior Sex Abuse Conviction to Avoid Confusion
    The headline of this post may be misleading, since it implies a rare ruling excluding a defendant’s prior conviction similar to the charge at issue. In United States v. Patrick Brown Thunder, issued on March 12, 2014 (published),…
Rank this Week: 2835

White Collar Crime in Georgia

White Collar Crime in Georgia

Addresses issues common to fraud, public corruption and other white collar crime cases. By The Goolsby Law Firm, LLC.

http://whitecollarcrimeingeorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 20

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year
    [Photo of Kevin Trudeau from Wikipedia]     Did you hear the news about the sentencing of former television informercial spokesman Kevin Trudeau?  According to published news reports, Trudeau has beensentenced to…
  • Dec 17

    Favorite White Collar Crime Movies and American Hustle

    Favorite White Collar Crime Movies and American Hustle
    [American Hustle Movie Poster From Wikipedia]As a former federal prosecutor and, currently, as an Augusta, Georgia criminal defense lawyer, I love books and movies about courtrooms and crime.What is your favorite movie about white collar…
  • Sep 19

    Former Texas Congressman Tom DeLay Wins Appeal

    Former Texas Congressman Tom DeLay Wins Appeal
    [Tom DeLay's photo from "Dancing With the Stars" from wikipedia]Did you hear the news? According to various news reports, a Texas appellate court has set aside the money laundering conviction of former Texas Congressman Tom DeLay. You may…
Rank this Week: 4860

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Mar 18

    Georgia Habeas Corpus and the 1st Amendment

    Georgia Habeas Corpus and the 1st Amendment
    The Volokh Conspiracy has post up about Strine v. Delaware Coalition for Open Government, Inc., a case the tests whether a Delaware statute that provides that judges may act as arbitrators in civil cases is constitutional under the First…
  • Mar 1

    The Judge as 13th Juror: Thoughts on the Fayette Rape Controversy

    The Judge as 13th Juror: Thoughts on the Fayette Rape Controversy
    Last week, a motion for new trial made news when Hon. Christopher J. McFadden granted a new trial after finding that the verdict was “strongly against the weight of the evidence.” The State’s reaction was three-fold. First,…
  • Jan 11

    Where Fundamentalism and the Law Meet Somebody is Headed to Prison

    Where Fundamentalism and the Law Meet Somebody is Headed to Prison
    Legislators in Virginia are contemplating changes to the law in response to MacDonald v. Moose (4th Cir. 2013), a case that struck down Virginia’s law that prohibited non-genital sex generally. Specifically, legislation has been…
Rank this Week: 4153

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Discusses Georgia DUI defenses. By Douglas B. Chanco.

http://chancolaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 17

    Sobriety Checkpoints and Civil Libertie

    Sobriety Checkpoints and Civil Libertie
    The  fourth Amendment to the Bill of Rights states that: “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated and no Warrants shall…
  • Mar 13

    Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Drug

    Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Drug
    Many people take doctor prescribed medications every day. And they drive. What is disturbing is that more and more drivers are charged every day for driving under the influence of drugs. But these are not illicit street drugs, just doctor…
  • Feb 27

    Breath Testing Machines are Inaccurate

    Breath Testing Machines are Inaccurate
    I really would like to know why Georgia persists in using breathalyzers to determine Blood Alcohol Content, while courts in other states have desisted or are questioning the accuracy of these devices and whether results obtained should be…
Rank this Week: 3711

Blog for the Law Offices of G.…

Blog for the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC

Covers criminal and personal injury law.

http://ricelawmd.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3529

Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, family law, divorce, juvenile law, business law, discrimination, personal injury, and related matters in the states of Illinois and Iowa.

http://www.puryearlaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 16

    Dealing with DHS (in Iowa) and DCFS (in Illinois)

    Dealing with DHS (in Iowa) and DCFS (in Illinois)
    Each state has its own child protective services agency.  In Illinois, that agency is called the Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS).  In Iowa, it goes by the name Department of Human Services (DHS).  A person who…
  • Dec 11

    The Importance of Remaining Silent when Accused of a Crime

    The Importance of Remaining Silent when Accused of a Crime
    When accused of a crime, most people will naturally wish to express their innocence and explain exactly how they have done nothing wrong. It is only human nature to want to defend oneself against accusations. However, doing so can be…
  • Nov 16

    Iowa VASCAR Aerial Speed Enforcement

    Iowa VASCAR Aerial Speed Enforcement
    The Iowa Highway Patrol often uses VASCAR (Visual Average Speed Computer And Recorder) as a means of speed enforcement. Often, this will take the form of a police officer in a light airplane, who uses a stopwatch to measure the time it takes…
Rank this Week: 3582

Canadian Criminal Lawyer's Blog

Canadian Criminal Lawyer's Blog

By Daniel Brown.

http://www.yourbestdefence.com/legal-commentary/
  • Mar 12

    When The Police Can Enter Your Home

    When The Police Can Enter Your Home
    Can the Police Enter Your Home Without Your Permission?The ruling of R. v. Zargar, 2014 ONSC 1415 affirms that police cannot generally enter a person’s home without permission except under very limited circumstances. The case also…
  • Dec 5

    Legal Aid Ontario’s mental health strategy misses the mark

    Legal Aid Ontario’s mental health strategy misses the mark
    The Criminal Lawyers' Association is in the process of establishing a blog to respond to various issues of importance to our membership. As one of the Association's Directors, I offered to host the blog until the CLA's site is up ……
  • Nov 18

    Application to Access the Rob Ford ‘Crack Video’ Dismissed

    Application to Access the Rob Ford ‘Crack Video’ Dismissed
    Earlier today, Justice Ian Nordheimer released his ruling in R v. Khattak dismissing the application by Mohammad Khattak to access to the Rob Ford 'crack video'.The Application was brought on behalf of Mohammad Khattak, one of three…
Rank this Week: 2676

Michigan Consumer Credit Lawyers…

Michigan Consumer Credit Lawyers Blog

Covers debt collection, credit reports, and foreclosure defense.

http://www.micreditlawyer.com/blog/
  • Mar 10

    How to avoid becoming a tax identity theft victim

    How to avoid becoming a tax identity theft victim
    The lawyers at Michigan Consumer Credit Lawyers have seen an uptick in people having their identities stolen for tax purposes.  Tax identity theft happens when someone uses your personal information to get a tax refund from the Internal…
  • Mar 3

    Public records and inquiries – don’t overlook these key sections on your credit report

    Public records and inquiries – don’t overlook these key sections on your credit report
    Public records such as judgments and tax liens can mistakenly be placed on your credit report.  This error happens quite frequently to people with similar names.  It can have a major negative impact on your credit score so you want…
  • Feb 24

    Become an authorized user to improve your credit score

    Become an authorized user to improve your credit score
    When you have bad credit, or little-to-no credit it can be a struggle to find a creditor that is willing to give you an opportunity to show you are able to manage new debt. This makes it even more difficult to improve your credit. One easy…
Rank this Week: 4777

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

Chicago Criminal Attorney Blog

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

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

    Remaining Silent Can Be Used Against You

    Remaining Silent Can Be Used Against You
    It is common for criminal defense attorneys  in Chicago and elsewhere to advise their clients to remain silent and refuse to make any statements whenever they are being questioned by law enforcement.  But recently, the United…
  • Feb 3

    Why I am a False Claims Act Lawyer

    Why I am a False Claims Act Lawyer
    Chicago: Every once in a while, I ask myself why am I a False Claims Act lawyer.  False Claims Act cases are difficult to win, partly because the government only intervenes in a small percentage of the qui tam cases filed, leaving the…
  • Jan 29

    Probation and Supervised Release Revocation Hearings and Hearsay

    Probation and Supervised Release Revocation Hearings and Hearsay
    Chicago – the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Addresses Probation and Supervised Release Revocation Hearings and Hearsay Defendant Keith D. Jordan, United States v. Jordan, (No. 13-1488 January 28, 2014) was sentenced to federal…
Rank this Week: 2842

The Owen Firm Blog

The Owen Firm Blog

Answers common questions about arrest and court proceedings for Columbus, Ohio residents

http://www.columbuscriminaldefenseattorney.com/frequently-asked-questions/
Rank this Week: 4042

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 5

    Baltimore County Cop Arrested for DUI

    Baltimore County Cop Arrested for DUI
    Woops, seems another of the "good guys" has proven that he is human. It is alleged in the Baltimore Sun that Baltimore County Cop Charles Bagley, a corporal, was arrested for DUI in Harford County where he resides. Evidently, when he was…
  • Feb 23

    The Eroding 4th Amendment

    The Eroding 4th Amendment
    One of the cornerstones of the U.S. Constitution, the one we hear the most about is the 4th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. That is the one that says the people shall be free from unreasonable searches by the Government, ie., the people…
  • Jan 2

    Marijuana in Maryland and Colorado

    Marijuana in Maryland and Colorado
    As know from all the news outlets, one of the exciting new laws in 2014 is that Colorado has decided to legalize marijuana as of the first of this year. It is now legal for authorized stores to sell up to an ounce of marijuana to anyone over…
Rank this Week: 2539

The Criminal Lawyer

The Criminal Lawyer

Provides commentary and breaking news about criminal law and policy. By Nathaniel Burney.

http://burneylawfirm.com/blog
  • Mar 3

    Hello World!

    Hello World!
    Welp, I don’t know what I did, but back in December the site’s code got screwed up real bad. Fixing it was gonna take a huge chunk of time, and there always seemed to be something more important to do… and it wasn’t…
  • Nov 5

    How to be a good lawyer: Keith Lee’s “The Marble and the Sculptor”

    How to be a good lawyer: Keith Lee’s “The Marble and the Sculptor”
    The Marble and the Sculptor Keith Lee American Bar Association, November 2013, 180 pages, $24.95   I don’t like self-help books. They usually contain a single insight, repeated fifteen different ways, and padded out with anecdotes…
  • Nov 5

    How to be a good lawyer: Keith Lee’s “The Marble and the Sculptor”

    How to be a good lawyer: Keith Lee’s “The Marble and the Sculptor”
    The Marble and the Sculptor Keith Lee American Bar Association, November 2013, 180 pages, $24.95   I don’t like self-help books. They usually contain a single insight, repeated fifteen different ways, and padded out with anecdotes…
Rank this Week: 4651

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

Illinois Expungement Lawyer Blog

By Jorie K. Johnson.

http://www.illinoisexpungementlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4617

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black,…

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black, PLLC Blog

Covers DUI and criminal defense.

http://www.aaronblacklaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    Why I am I charged with Aggravated DUI?

    Why I am I charged with Aggravated DUI?
     Aggravated DUI as a Class 4 Felony is charged in Arizona if you were: Driving or in Actual Physical Control of a vehicle; and Impaired by alcohol to the slightest degree or over a .08 BAC; and You knew or had reason to know your…
  • Feb 27

    Scottsdale DUI Lawyer

    Scottsdale DUI Lawyer
    The Law Office of Aaron Black just launched its new website scottsdaleduidefenselawyer.com. Not only does Aaron represent Phoenix DUI cases, but he handles numerous DUI and criminal cases in the Scottsdale area. If you have been charged with…
  • Feb 24

    More People are Getting Home Detention for DUI Arrest

    More People are Getting Home Detention for DUI Arrest
    More people are getting home detention as part of their jail sentences according to azcentral.com. For a first time regular .08 BAC DUI the minimum sentence is 10 days in jail with 9 suspended (1 day). However, if you are found guilty of an…
Rank this Week: 4054

New York DWI Lawyer Blog

New York DWI Lawyer Blog

Covers news and updates on Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) and DWI Topics Of Interest. By The Law Office of Mark A. Siesel, Esq.

http://www.newyorkdwilawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 28

    Kerry Kennedy Acquitted Of Impaired Driving Charge

    Kerry Kennedy Acquitted Of Impaired Driving Charge
    On Friday, February 28, 2014, a Westchester County jury acquitted Kerry Kennedy, the 54 year old daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy, of DWAID, or driving while ability impaired by drugs. Westchester prosecutors contended that on July 13,…
  • Feb 3

    Dutchess County Fatal DWI

    Dutchess County Fatal DWI
    On January 31, 2014, there was a fatal DWI accident in Tivoli, New York. Tragically, two Bard College students, 20 year old Evelina Brown of Seattle, and 19 year old Sarah McCausland of Winnetka, Illinois, were killed, and a third student,…
  • Nov 11

    New York State Tightens Penalties In DWI Case

    New York State Tightens Penalties In DWI Case
    New York Governor Cuomo announced last week that the State is strengthening the penalties for DWI convictions in Leandra’s Law cases, among other revisions. Leandra’s Law was named for 11 year old Leandra Rosado, who was killed…
Rank this Week: 4203

Traffic Law Stop's Blog

Traffic Law Stop's Blog

Covers traffic law, driver's license law, DWI/DUI law, criminal law, and more.

http://www.trafficlawstop.com/blog
  • Feb 26

    MO Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Red Light Camera Cases, Cameras Remain Illegal

    MO Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Red Light Camera Cases, Cameras Remain Illegal
    The Missouri Supreme Court decided not to take up cases of three Missouri cites red light camera programs. The Court refused to take up cases by the cites of Creve Coeur and Kansas City and American Traffic Solutions, the company that…
  • Feb 6

    How Much Does a First DWI Really Cost?

    How Much Does a First DWI Really Cost?
    Too much! Don’t risk drinking and driving if for no other reason than a selfish one – it’s a very expensive hit to the average person’s budget and can cause “paycheck to paycheck” to become full tilt. The…
  • Dec 17

    Why Should I Hire a Traffic Lawyer for a Traffic Warrant Case?

    Why Should I Hire a Traffic Lawyer for a Traffic Warrant Case?
    Why Do People Hire A Lawyer for a Warrant traffic ticket case? Answer:  To Save Money, Save Time, and Avoid Embarrassment & Hassle in Court. Possible reasons why people may hire a lawyer for a Warrant traffic ticket case: A lawyer…
Rank this Week: 2727

Arizona Criminal Lawyer Blog

Arizona Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Arizona state crimes. By Koplow & Patane.

http://www.arizonacriminaldefenseblog.com
  • Feb 26

    Supreme Court Upholds Warrantless Apartment Search

    Supreme Court Upholds Warrantless Apartment Search
    The U.S. Supreme Court, in Fernandez v. California, has upheld the warrantless search of an apartment when the suspect objected, but his girlfriend (and co-occupant) consented to the search after the suspect was arrested. The court made an…
  • Nov 28

    SCOTUS, Preliminary Hearings & Brady Material

    SCOTUS, Preliminary Hearings & Brady Material
    The United States Supreme Court is deciding whether to hear a case where the prosecution is arguing – Brady evidence is not required to be disclosed before a preliminary hearing. The cases is: California v. Gutierrez ISSUES…
  • Nov 1

    Due Process, Half-Truths, And Brady Material

    Due Process, Half-Truths, And Brady Material
    Real justice means everyone accused of a crime gets a fair process to defend against the accusations. In many cases due process happens. Our system of justice, however, requires that occurs in all cases. This isn’t exactly an onerous…
Rank this Week: 4578

Andrew J. Cornick Blog

Andrew J. Cornick Blog

Covers Virginia criminal defense law.

http://www.virginia-criminal.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Stafford County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court

    Stafford County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
    If your child has been charged or you are an adult who has been charged in Stafford County with a crime against a family member, your case will most likely start in the Stafford County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District ……
  • Feb 26

    Stafford County Circuit Court

    Stafford County Circuit Court
    The Stafford County Circuit Court hears felony matters and misdemeanor matters brought by appeal from district court or by direct indictment.  The courthouse is located at the following address: 1300 Courthouse Road Stafford, Virginia…
  • Feb 26

    Stafford County General District Court

    Stafford County General District Court
    If you are an adult who has been charged in Stafford County with a crime, though there are exceptions your case will most likely start in the Stafford County General District Court.  The courthouse is located at the following address:…
Rank this Week: 2948

Neal Davis Criminal Defense Law…

Neal Davis Criminal Defense Law Blawg

Shares local Houston court news, law updates, and recent criminal cases in the news.

http://houstoncriminaldefenselawyers.com/blawg/
  • Feb 24

    Criminal Trial Procedures in Texa

    Criminal Trial Procedures in Texa
    Judge or Jury Trial: In Texas, 12 jurors decide felonies, and six jurors decide misdemeanors.  Their verdict must be unanimous for guilty or not guilty.  Otherwise, a mistrial is declared. Selection of the jury: In jury selection,…
  • Dec 18

    Protective orders in assault case

    Protective orders in assault case
    In assault cases involving family violence, the courts will typically issue a protective order.  This order is called a MOEP.  Once a MOEP is entered, a defendant’s bond drops in Harris County, Texas, from $50,000 to $2,500 or…
  • Dec 3

    “But I never intended to assault my girlfriend…”

    “But I never intended to assault my girlfriend…”
    In family violence cases, the defendant typically denies he had any contact with the complainant, he raises self-defense, or he claims he did not knowingly or intentionally harm the complainant. This latter case would, for example, include a…
Rank this Week: 3117

Washington DC Criminal Defense…

Washington DC Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Law Office of Daniel A. Gross, PLLC.

http://www.dc-criminal-defense.com/
  • Feb 24

    State v. Cabinatan - Burglary Conviction Vacated for Witness Identification Error

    State v. Cabinatan - Burglary Conviction Vacated for Witness Identification Error
    In criminal cases, eyewitness identification is notoriously prone to error, especially when the authorities overseeing the process fail to follow basic procedures to ensure that witnesses aren't improperly influenced. One scenario that…
  • Feb 17

    Parker v. Delaware - Social Media Postings Become Criminal Evidence

    Parker v. Delaware - Social Media Postings Become Criminal Evidence
    When it comes to admitting social media posts as criminal evidence, courts have taken varied approaches to authentication. In Maryland, the courts have establish that social media evidence is only authenticated through testimony of the…
  • Feb 12

    United States v. Richards - Exigent Circumstances in a Warrantless Search

    United States v. Richards - Exigent Circumstances in a Warrantless Search
    Anytime a person is approached by police and asked to consent to a search, individuals should avail themselves of their right to decline consent. This does not necessarily mean police won't still initiate the search, particularly if they…
Rank this Week: 4742