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Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Syracuse couple on the run for five years arrested in mortgage fraud case | syracuse.com

    Syracuse couple on the run for five years arrested in mortgage fraud case | syracuse.com
    Alexander and Sima March fled to Canada after their 2011 indictment on mortgage fraud charges. Source: Syracuse couple on the run for five years arrested in mortgage fraud case | syracuse.com
  • Sep 22

    Bankruptcies To Avoid Mortgages Results in Prison Sentence

    Bankruptcies To Avoid Mortgages Results in Prison Sentence
    Barbara Jean Dennis, 60, Las Vegas, NV, a  former Nevada real estate agent who owned at least 12 rental properties in Nevada and Texas and filed multiple bankruptcy petitions to avoid paying the mortgages, has been sentenced to…
  • Sep 21

    14 1/2 Year Sentence in California Mortgage Fraud

    14 1/2 Year Sentence in California Mortgage Fraud
    Rachel Siders, 41, Roseville, California, was sentenced to 14 and a half years in prison for her involvement in mortgage fraud schemes that cost financial institutions over $17 million. Federal juries returned verdicts in two trials, in…
Rank this Week: 2

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 23

    RS: Springsteen Calls Trump a "Moron"

    RS: Springsteen Calls Trump a "Moron"
    Will Donald Trump soon go into free-fall? I think so. Here's today's Trump news: In a new interview in Rolling Stone, Bruce Springsteen calls Donald Trump a "moron." What do you make of the Trump phenomenon? Well, you know,…
  • Sep 23

    Poll: Clinton Leads Among Hispanics in Key Battleground State

    Poll: Clinton Leads Among Hispanics in Key Battleground State
    A new poll of Hispanic voters in several key battleground states show Hillary with a significant lead among Hispanic voters. The poll is by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economic Polling Initiative. The press release is here…
  • Sep 22

    Thursday Open Thread: Republican Disconnect

    Thursday Open Thread: Republican Disconnect
    Thumper's running mate, Michael Pence, today said: “Trump and I believe there’s been far too much talk about institutional bias and racism within law enforcement.” Trump thinks bringing back stop-and-frisk is a…
Rank this Week: 7

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016

    AZ - Derek Logue on Dr Drew, 4 May 2016
    Video Description: The topic for this show was the Arizona teen who was facing 69 counts of indecent exposure over a high school yearbook photo prank. (NOTE: The day after this show aired, ALL charges against this teen were dropped and not…
  • May 10

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender

    CA - Ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender
    Description: Attorney Stephen Klarich explains everything you need to know about ending a personal obligation to register as a sex offender, and how an experienced sex crimes attorney can help. YouTube Playlist© 2006-2014, Sex Offender…
  • Feb 4

    Lost

    Lost
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By PF: I have recently been convicted of a sex crime and have decided to take the plea bargain of 18-36 months of probation and registry to…
Rank this Week: 8

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 21

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

A New York Criminal Defense Blog. By Scott H. Greenfield.

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Sep 24

    Argumentum Ad Logicam: Just Don’t

    Argumentum Ad Logicam: Just Don’t
    William Barber II, President of the North Carolina NAACP, is certainly positioned well to address what is happening in Charlotte following the killing of Keith Lamont Scott.  It’s no surprise, therefore, that the New York Times has…
  • Sep 24

    One Drink Isn’t Enough

    One Drink Isn’t Enough
    In contrast to the trend on campus, at the demand of the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights, of conflating intoxication with incapacity, the United States Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, in an opinion by…
  • Sep 24

    Tenants, Lawyers And Right

    Tenants, Lawyers And Right
    In New York City, a peculiar relationship has long existed between tenants and landlords. There is good and bad on both sides, but they need each other.  There are horror stories about neglectful and abusive landlords, and they’re…
Rank this Week: 53

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Sep 22

    Maryland Ignition Interlock Program

    Maryland Ignition Interlock Program
    Maryland Ignition Interlock Program What is ignition interlock? The Maryland ignition interlock program is designed to deter drivers from operating a motor vehicle while they are impaired or under the influence of alcohol. An ignition…
  • Sep 15

    Considering Filing for Divorce? Take These Steps First

    Considering Filing for Divorce? Take These Steps First
    Divorce1 has a way of bringing out the worst in people. Even you and your spouse both realize that the marriage is not working and agree to end your marriage, the process of separating your lives and finances can create significant conflict.…
  • Sep 15

    Considering Filing for Divorce? Take These Steps First

    Considering Filing for Divorce? Take These Steps First
    Divorce1 has a way of bringing out the worst in people. Even you and your spouse both realize that the marriage is not working and agree to end your marriage, the process of separating your lives and finances can create significant conflict.…
Rank this Week: 29

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
Rank this Week: 52

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Sep 21

    Troy Davis’s Legacy

    Troy Davis’s Legacy
    By Savannah Fox, Field Organizer Five years ago today, on September 21st, I became an activist. I didn’t sign my first petition or attended my first rally. I found my passion, my anger and my hope as an activist, all … Please…
  • Sep 21

    Troy Davis: 5 Years On

    Troy Davis: 5 Years On
    Troy was on death row for over two decades before he was finally executed. In that time he became a leader himself in the movement to end the death penalty, with his steadfast spirit and unshakeable faith in justice inspiring activists around…
  • Sep 13

    AIUSA’s Formal Recommendations to Department of Justice for the Baltimore City Police Department Consent Decree Proce

    AIUSA’s Formal Recommendations to Department of Justice for the Baltimore City Police Department Consent Decree Proce
    A few weeks ago, the Department of Justice released findings from a “pattern and practice” review of the Baltimore Police Department. Amnesty International USA welcomed these findings as an important step towards transparency and…
Rank this Week: 41

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Nov 14

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware

    Renewed Push for Abolition in Delaware
    "Efforts to Repeal Death Penalty Begin Again With New Delaware Legislature," is by Shana O'Malley of WHYY-FM NewsWorks, via NBC Philadelphia. Supporters of ending capital punishment in Delaware are gearing up for another attempt to have a…
  • Nov 13

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe

    An Update on the Case of Justin Wolfe
    Slate posts, "Why Is Justin Wolfe Still in Prison?" It's by Dahlia Lithwick. A few years back, I wrote about prosecutorial misconduct in the Northern Virginia capital murder trial of Justin Wolfe. The case was one of several in the...
  • Nov 12

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case

    An Infographic on Scott Panetti's Case
    This infographic touches on several issues in Scott Panetti's case in a visual fashion: Earlier coverage of Scott Panetti's case begins at the link. All prior coverage is in the Scott Panetti category index. The Supreme Court established…
Rank this Week: 47

Arbitrary and Capricious

Arbitrary and Capricious

Covers criminal law.

http://skellywright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 39

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Sep 23

    Criminal Defense: Working as an Expert Witne

    Criminal Defense: Working as an Expert Witne
    Defendants in criminal cases such as tax fraud, money laundering, or embezzlement often need forensic accountants to help evaluate complex financial situations. Should you provide expert witness services to criminal defendants? Tracy…
  • Sep 20

    Corporate Identity Theft: It Isn’t Just For People Anymore

    Corporate Identity Theft: It Isn’t Just For People Anymore
    You thought only people experience identity theft. Only individuals become victims of dumpster diving or poor computer security. Someone gets a credit card in your name, and you’ve become a victim. You didn’t even consider that a…
  • Sep 16

    Book Review: Wall Street Smarts: A Guide to Finding Your Inner Investor

    Book Review: Wall Street Smarts: A Guide to Finding Your Inner Investor
    Wall Street Smarts: A Guide to Finding Your Inner Investor, by Miles Goodwin, is masterful compilation of the best investment advice for the average person. The book does the seemingly impossible by pulling together the best investment advice…
Rank this Week: 149

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Sep 21

    Does having a DUI affect getting hired?

    Does having a DUI affect getting hired?
      Finding a job in today’s economy can be tough. Although that is a difficult task on its own for the best of candidates, adding an Arizona DUI conviction to your record can make a job search even more problematic. At best, you may…
  • Sep 14

    How to Remove a DUI off My Record

    How to Remove a DUI off My Record
    When you are arrested or convicted of drunk driving, resulting criminal charges can heavily affect your daily life. You may lose your job, struggle to find a new position, get expelled from college and even suffer credit problems. Your…
  • Sep 12

    False DUI Breathalyzer Results from Foreign Substance

    False DUI Breathalyzer Results from Foreign Substance
    When you are suspected of DUI and administered a breathalyzer test, there are a multitude of substances that can affect your test results. Even if you have not been drinking alcohol, you can still be arrested if your breathalyzer test…
Rank this Week: 143

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Massachusetts Highest Court cites racial profiling in suppressing evidence in gun case

    Massachusetts Highest Court cites racial profiling in suppressing evidence in gun case
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court found that the police had no reasonable suspicion to stop a black male walking on the streets in Roxbury believed to be a suspect in a breaking and entering. As result of the seizure, the police found…
  • Sep 21

    Prior Bad Act Evidence one of the key legal issues in the Bill Cosby Indecent Assault Trial

    Prior Bad Act Evidence one of the key legal issues in the Bill Cosby Indecent Assault Trial
    Key to Cosby’s success at upcoming jury trial will be the judge’s ruling on numerous motions in liming defining what evidence the jury will get to hear at trial. A judge has ruled that prosecutors can use a phone call that was…
  • Sep 20

    The Client’s Perception of their Criminal Defense Lawyer

    The Client’s Perception of their Criminal Defense Lawyer
    One of the most important aspects of building a successful criminal defense practice is being able to relate to the client and understand the client’s fears and anxiety when going through an uncertain court process.  For most…
Rank this Week: 73

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 138

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Covers sex crime laws and cases. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Sep 19

    19-year-old Accused of ‘Sexting’ with 12-year-old

    19-year-old Accused of ‘Sexting’ with 12-year-old
    Recently, 19-year-old Brendan Baia, a former student at Central Michigan University, was accused of ‘sexting’ with a 12-year-old girl. According to reports, Baia and the girl had been exchanging messages and photos via their cell…
  • Sep 9

    Alleged Sexual Assault at MSU Over Labor Day Weekend Under Investigation

    Alleged Sexual Assault at MSU Over Labor Day Weekend Under Investigation
    Early Sunday morning over the long Labor Day holiday weekend it was reported that a sexual assault had occurred in McDonel Hall on the MSU (Michigan State University) campus. According to MSU police, the incident took place between 10:30…
  • Sep 2

    Hartland Resort Park Ranger Pleads No Contest to 2009 Sexual Assault of Teen, Sentenced to Four Months in Jail

    Hartland Resort Park Ranger Pleads No Contest to 2009 Sexual Assault of Teen, Sentenced to Four Months in Jail
    In late July, 36-year-old Christopher Craig Bennett pleaded no contest to seduction in the alleged sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl at Waldenwoods resort in Hartland in 2009. Bennett was a park ranger at the resort at the time, although…
Rank this Week: 77

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Sep 15

    Its Hell to Be Poor in Texas’ County Jail

    Its Hell to Be Poor in Texas’ County Jail
    The Harris County Jail (“Jail”) houses more than 9,000 inmates and is the third largest jail in the country. We have previously stated the human shortcomings of this facility. In particular, we have discussed the prospect of those…
  • Sep 11

    Police Destruction of Evidence Leads to Dismissal of Cases in Harris County

    Police Destruction of Evidence Leads to Dismissal of Cases in Harris County
    The Houston Chronicle carried a recent report that the Harris County District Attorney’s Office had dismissed 90 misdemeanor and felony drug cases because a local Constable’s Office “improperly destroyed…
  • Sep 9

    Feds Looking for Money Laundering in Texas Real Estate Deal

    Feds Looking for Money Laundering in Texas Real Estate Deal
    Money laundering did not become illegal in the U.S. until 1986 when Congress passed the Money Laundering Control Act. This federal law made it easy to prosecute because it removed individual intent and the limits of money…
Rank this Week: 61

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 14

    Lots and Lots of Blog Posts…

    Lots and Lots of Blog Posts…
    And not a single one of them here. They’re all over at Mimesis Law: MOB JUSTICE FOR A DEAD GORILLA NYPD GIVE FAR TOO MUCH CREDIT TO THE POP OUT BOYZ THOMAS VITANOVITZ’S LUCKY INTERVENTION…TO A POINT DONALD RAY…
  • Jun 29

    Customer Service Self Help

    Customer Service Self Help
    I had the displeasure yesterday of spending quite some time in a court with about the most hostile staff around. As soon as I made it past the security guard, who was pretty friendly, I got nothing but scowls from the various clerks, who…
  • May 27

    I’ve Been Really Busy…

    I’ve Been Really Busy…
    Not just with legal work, but with blogging too. Just not here. Over at Mimesis Law. Here are links: FIXING THE DOUBLE STANDARD AT THE NORTH CAROLINA BAR STEPHEN RANKIN’S COP BUDDIES, STEALING THE PROSECUTION’S THUNDER TO (MAYBE)…
Rank this Week: 59

White Collar Fraud

White Collar Fraud

Covers white collar crime, securities fraud, the accounting profession, internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley. By Sam E. Antar.

http://whitecollarfraud.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 30

    Overstock.com Hatchet Man Judd Bagley's Downward Spiral: Junkie, Confessed Criminal, Admitted Adulterer

    Overstock.com Hatchet Man Judd Bagley's Downward Spiral: Junkie, Confessed Criminal, Admitted Adulterer
    In the years that I’ve written extensively about Overstock.com (NASDAQ: OSTK), I have always been amazed about its bizarre CEO Patrick Byrne and the gang of misfits he has surrounded himself with. By far, the worst was a real loser…
  • Feb 5

    Crook vs. Crook: Why Former Congressman Michael Grimm is a Dumb Crook

    Crook vs. Crook: Why Former Congressman Michael Grimm is a Dumb Crook
    In my first segment of a series of Op-ed articles about white-collar crime on CNBC, I examine the case of former Republican Congressman Michael Grimm who recently pleaded guilty to income tax evasion and awaits sentencing on June 8, 2015.New…
  • Dec 31

    White Collar Fraud List of Blog Posts for 2014

    White Collar Fraud List of Blog Posts for 2014
    December 19, 2014: Cleveland.com - Crazy Eddie CFO shares how companies trick auditors and fleece investors: Plain Dealing, by Sheryl HarrisDecember 3, 2014: Going Concern - Ex-Crazy Eddie CFO's 10 Tips for Advancing Your Accounting Career by…
Rank this Week: 145

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Chicago DUI Law Blog

Covers Chicago criminal and DUI laws. By Ava George Stewart.

http://chicagoduilaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest

    Chicago DUI Attorney Comments on License Suspensions for DUI Arrest
    This Chicago DUI attorney has posted here and hereabout having your driving privileges taken away before you ever have your first day in court.  From the Chicago Tribune:Bureaucratic mix-ups have let thousands of drunken drivers…
  • Jan 19

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday

    Chicago DUI Lawyer's Thoughts on Martin Luther King's Holiday
    My Dear Friends,I have already posted my thoughts over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog on this subject.  There is always something you can do today.-- PaxContinue reading over at Chicago Criminal Law Blog
  • Nov 3

    Chicago DUI Attorney Reminds You To Vote

    Chicago DUI Attorney Reminds You To Vote
    Tomorrow is election day.  And like many people, I am busy.  My husband is busy.  We have to work.  I have to pack after work for a flight for a memorial service.  But we voted already.  We prefer to vote early…
Rank this Week: 175

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

Covers the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and its Specially Designated Nationals list. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://ofac-sdn-list-removal.com/
Rank this Week: 184

Back in the Black Hills

Back in the Black Hills

Covers South Dakota criminal law, family law and estate planning issues. By Tana Fye.

http://backintheblackhills.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 7

    Rural Areas Need More Lawyer

    Rural Areas Need More Lawyer
    I live and work primarily in rural Nebraska, but am from the Rapid City area of South Dakota.  And I hear about and see first hand that there is a shortage of lawyers able to handle the caseload that exists.  The American Bar…
  • Jan 4

    ICWA and the SCOTUS

    ICWA and the SCOTUS
    For only the second time, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear a case involving the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA).  This Reuters article describes the situation as a "human tragedy," which pretty much can describe any case…
  • Oct 9

    First Amendment, Pastors, and the IRS

    First Amendment, Pastors, and the IRS
    I thought that this story (here and here) was fascinating.  Currently churches can lose their 501(c)(3) status if the pastor endorses candidates, as the church is no longer purely a religious organization.
Rank this Week: 193

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 115

New York City Federal Criminal…

New York City Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers news and developments in NY Federal Criminal Law. By Joseph Potashnik.

http://nycfederaldefense.com
Rank this Week: 65

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Voting Booth Selfies – Illegal in Connecticut?

    Voting Booth Selfies – Illegal in Connecticut?
    Someone asked me other day what I meant by being a fan of Americana. Apple Pie. Parades. The Big E. Voting Booth Selfies?   Not so fast. As the Presidential election heats up, no matter who you’re voting for, you can be sure…
  • Sep 17

    The 3 Most Common Underage Drinking Crimes in Darien & New Canaan

    The 3 Most Common Underage Drinking Crimes in Darien & New Canaan
    New Canaan and Darien Connecticut police are dialing up their underage drinking party enforcement efforts. With school back in session, teenagers and high school students in small towns like Darien and New Canaan Connecticut are once again…
  • Sep 14

    Remembering Dr. Paul Turner – Expert & Compassionate Forensic Evaluator

    Remembering Dr. Paul Turner – Expert & Compassionate Forensic Evaluator
    This is my second remembrance and tribute blog posting in a week’s time. Until last week, I’ve never even considered writing one. Yet this week the legal community—as well as the Fairfield County Community as a…
Rank this Week: 1506

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 1761

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Don't gloat that Texas is ahead on forensic-science reform

    Don't gloat that Texas is ahead on forensic-science reform
    Meagan Flynn at the Houston Press is right that Texas is ahead of the feds and the rest of the country right now on forensic science reform, but that fact provides cold comfort. As Grits noted in an earlier roundup, this week the president's…
  • Sep 22

    DPS on de-escalation training: We already do that

    DPS on de-escalation training: We already do that
    Among the settlement terms leaked to the press in the Sandra Bland case this week was a statement that the Texas Department of Public Safety would provide de-escalation training for current and future troopers.The Houston Chronicle reported…
  • Sep 20

    Cash-register justice, against drug-free zones, and other storie

    Cash-register justice, against drug-free zones, and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends which merit Grits readers' attention while I'm focused elsewhere today:Williamson County to allow citations for pot, DWLIGreat news: Williamson County has decided to let Round Rock police officers issue citations…
Rank this Week: 684

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    Five vehicle crash on I-15 near Blackfoot this evening

    Five vehicle crash on I-15 near Blackfoot this evening
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Sep 22

    Update Injury Crash Near the Malad Summit

    Update Injury Crash Near the Malad Summit
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Sep 21

    Injury Crash Near the Malad Summit

    Injury Crash Near the Malad Summit
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 4786

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2135

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 23

    Polls and the Importance of Question Wording

    Polls and the Importance of Question Wording
    In mid-August, Bill and I both noted a poll by the Institute for Government Studies at Berkeley on the competing death penalty propositions.  That poll found the repeal proposition losing by 45-55 and the reform proposition winning by a…
  • Sep 22

    Stop and Frisk

    Stop and Frisk
    The controversy over the practice of "stop and frisk" has entered the presidential campaign.  Let's begin with a trivia question.  Who wrote the Supreme Court decision upholding "stop and frisk" upon reasonable suspicion?(a) …
  • Sep 21

    Justice Scalia, Prof. Amar, the Exclusionary Rule, and Utah v. Strieff

    Justice Scalia, Prof. Amar, the Exclusionary Rule, and Utah v. Strieff
    Akhil Reed Amar of Yale Law is a rarity -- a prominent legal academic who has his head screwed on straight when it comes to the Fourth Amendment exclusionary rule.  He has this post at SCOTUSblog titled The Court after...
Rank this Week: 4969

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3045

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Sep 23

    Shearing & Stenning on Modern Private Security

    Shearing & Stenning on Modern Private Security
    Clifford Shearing and Philip Stenning (Griffith Institute of Criminology and Griffith University) have posted Modern Private Security: Its Growth and Implications (In: Tonry, M. & Morris, N. Eds. Crime and Justice: An Annual Review of…
  • Sep 23

    Loughnam & Ward on Psychiatry and Criminal Responsibility

    Loughnam & Ward on Psychiatry and Criminal Responsibility
    Arlie Loughnan and Tony Ward (University of Sydney - Faculty of Law and University of Hull - School of Law) have posted Emergent Authority and Expert Knowledge: Psychiatry and Criminal Responsibility in the UK (International Journal of Law…
  • Sep 23

    Leo on Wrongful Conviction

    Leo on Wrongful Conviction
    Richard A. Leo (University of San Francisco - School of Law) has posted The Criminology of Wrongful Conviction: A Decade Later (Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 2017, (Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article…
Rank this Week: 2424

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog…

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog by Texas Defense Attorneys

Covers federal and state criminal law issues that come up during police stops all the way through sentencing. By Varghese Summersett PLLC.

https://versustexas.com/blog
  • Sep 23

    Courtroom Etiquette 101: The Do’s and Don’t of the Courtroom

    Courtroom Etiquette 101: The Do’s and Don’t of the Courtroom
    Courtroom Etiquette: Check Electronics, E-Cigs, and Emotions at Door For one reason or another, just about everyone will enter a criminal courtroom at some point in their lives. Whether you’re a defendant, a potential juror, or a…
  • Sep 21

    How Low-Level Federal Drug Charges Can Lead to Massive Sentence

    How Low-Level Federal Drug Charges Can Lead to Massive Sentence
    Federal Drug Attorney Explains How Low-Level Federal Drug Charges Lead to High Sentences The United States Sentencing Guidelines are the most significant factor impacting the lives of individuals convicted of federal crimes. Many…
  • Sep 19

    Where will a federal crime be prosecuted?

    Where will a federal crime be prosecuted?
    Venue in Federal Criminal Cases Federal offenses are prosecuted in 94 federal districts across the United States. Each federal district may have multiple divisions. Each division may have multiple federal courts. Determining where a case…
Rank this Week: 1703

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/
  • Sep 23

    Minnesota Steps Up Enforcement, Makes 1,351 DWI-related Arrests Over 18 Day

    Minnesota Steps Up Enforcement, Makes 1,351 DWI-related Arrests Over 18 Day
    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has revealed that it made 1,351 DWI-related arrests between August 19th and September 5th, during an end-of-summer extra enforcement initiative. The campaign included 300 different law enforcement…
  • Aug 31

    MN Supreme Court: Authorities Can Look for Drugs in BAC Tests, Even If Warrant Suspected Alcohol

    MN Supreme Court: Authorities Can Look for Drugs in BAC Tests, Even If Warrant Suspected Alcohol
    Minnesota’s supreme court this month ruled that drugs in a person’s system can indeed be taken into account when administering a blood alcohol test – even if the initial suspicion was that they were driving drunk. The ruling…
  • Jul 25

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team
    Twins pitching coach Neil Allen has returned to the team, just under 2 months after a leave of absence due to a DWI arrest. “They could have very easily told me to take a hike. They could have thrown me to the curb, and they…
Rank this Week: 1914

Joel Heiligman's DUI Blawg

Joel Heiligman's DUI Blawg

Covers issues related to DUI/DWI, and criminal defense in Minnesota and the surrounding Midwest.

http://www.joelheiligmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 23

    Minnesota Steps Up Enforcement, Makes 1,351 DWI-related Arrests Over 18 Day

    Minnesota Steps Up Enforcement, Makes 1,351 DWI-related Arrests Over 18 Day
    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has revealed that it made 1,351 DWI-related arrests between August 19th and September 5th, during an end-of-summer extra enforcement initiative. The campaign included 300 different law enforcement…
  • Aug 31

    MN Supreme Court: Authorities Can Look for Drugs in BAC Tests, Even If Warrant Suspected Alcohol

    MN Supreme Court: Authorities Can Look for Drugs in BAC Tests, Even If Warrant Suspected Alcohol
    Minnesota’s supreme court this month ruled that drugs in a person’s system can indeed be taken into account when administering a blood alcohol test – even if the initial suspicion was that they were driving drunk. The ruling…
  • Jul 25

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team
    Twins pitching coach Neil Allen has returned to the team, just under 2 months after a leave of absence due to a DWI arrest. “They could have very easily told me to take a hike. They could have thrown me to the curb, and they…
Rank this Week: 1661

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1237

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of Smith & White, PLLC.

http://www.tacomacriminallawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1764

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1161

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 1426

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 2426

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Focusing on issues affecting the criminal justice system. By Bautista, Overson & Stewart PC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • Sep 23

    Couple Charged with Rape, Sodomy, Other Sex Crimes after Utah Sundance Film Festival

    Couple Charged with Rape, Sodomy, Other Sex Crimes after Utah Sundance Film Festival
    On September 21 a New York couple was extradited to Utah to face felony criminal charges including object rape, forcible sodomy, and other sex crimes arising from an alleged incident that prosecutors say occurred during the Sundance Film…
  • Sep 16

    Doctor Convicted of Murder in Utah Seeks New Trial, Citing False Testimony

    Doctor Convicted of Murder in Utah Seeks New Trial, Citing False Testimony
    At the culmination of a high-profile 22-day trial that ended on November 9, 2013, Utah physician Martin MacNeill was convicted of murdering his wife, Michele MacNeill.  The cause of death was determined to be fatal heart arrhythmia…
  • Sep 14

    What Are the Consequences if an Inmate Tries to Escape from a County Jail in Utah?

    What Are the Consequences if an Inmate Tries to Escape from a County Jail in Utah?
    No one wants to find themselves in jail.  Some inmates, like the man who attempted to break out of Utah’s Tooele County Jail last month, decide to gamble on an escape.  No one would deny that jail is an unpleasant place to be,…
Rank this Week: 1858

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    “Moose,” Defamation and the Statute of Limitation

    “Moose,” Defamation and the Statute of Limitation
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Superior Courtof New Jersey – Appellate Division: Roberts v. Mintz, 2016 WL 3981128 (2016) (per curiam). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[p]laintiffs Donna Roberts and Dawn…
  • Sep 21

    The Cell Phone, Second-Degree Robbery and the Mugshot

    The Cell Phone, Second-Degree Robbery and the Mugshot
    This post examines a decision from the California Court of Appeals – Second District: People v. Estrada, 2016 WL 4729515 (2016).  The court begins by explaining that Jose Raul Estradaappeals from a judgment entered after he pleaded…
  • Sep 19

    The Fourth Amendment, the Search and Seizure of Personal Electronic Devices and “Remote Deletion”

    The Fourth Amendment, the Search and Seizure of Personal Electronic Devices and “Remote Deletion”
    This post examines a case from the Court of Appeals of Oregon: State v. Friddle, 2016 WL 4784106 (2016).  The court begins the opinion by explaining that Ronald Wesley Friddle appeals an amended judgment of conviction for unlawful…
Rank this Week: 1980

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI issues, including field sobriety testing, post-conviction relief, ignition interlocks. By Levow DWI Law.

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4540

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 1638

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Sep 23

    Common Law in the Age of Arbitration

    Common Law in the Age of Arbitration
    Myriam Gilles, The Day Doctrine Died: Private Arbitration and the End of Law, 2016 U. Ill. L. Rev. 371 (2016).Allan ErbsenJudge-made law is dynamic. Rules adapt to innovations in technology, trends in human behavior and markets, and nascent…
  • Sep 22

    Law, Legend, and Forgotten Histories of Survivance

    Law, Legend, and Forgotten Histories of Survivance
    Katrina Jagodinsky, Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women’s Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946 (2016).Karen TaniIn 2016, legal history is a capacious field – one with a catholic view of…
  • Sep 21

    Whistling for the Dog in Affirmative Action

    Whistling for the Dog in Affirmative Action
    Reviewing Khiara Bridges, The Deserving Poor, The Undeserving Poor and Class-Based Affirmative Action, 66 Emory L.J. (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Daria RoithmayrThe link between race and class inequality is a hot topic. The top two…
Rank this Week: 4410

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

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

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Sep 23

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Protests erupted in Charlotte this week in response to an officer-involved shooting of a black man, Keith Lamont Scott, on Tuesday afternoon.  The protests, which have caused law enforcement officers to don riot gear and use tear gas to…
  • Sep 22

    State v. Lindsey:  Another Close Call on Probable Cause for DWI

    State v. Lindsey:  Another Close Call on Probable Cause for DWI
    Do the following facts provide probable cause to arrest for impaired driving? An officer pulls behind a vehicle at a stoplight around 3 a.m. and sees that its registration is expired.  He activates his blue lights, and the defendant…
  • Sep 21

    All the Probation Effective Date

    All the Probation Effective Date
    Any person, felon or misdemeanant, can be on probation for up to 5 years. In some cases—assuming you did the extension just right—probation could be as long as 8 years. So, there are some pretty old probation cases hanging around.…
Rank this Week: 3235