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TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jan 26

    Monday Open Thread

    Monday Open Thread
    Busy work day. Here's an open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jan 26

    How to Get a Gold Star From the DEA

    How to Get a Gold Star From the DEA
    The infamous Flores twins of Chicago will finally be sentenced Tuesday. Some background on twin brothers Pedro and Margarito Flores, see this Chicago Reader article. The Government filed its sentencing memorandum a few weeks ago, which I…
  • Jan 26

    "El Chapo" Guzman: U.S. Makes New Push for Extradition

    "El Chapo" Guzman: U.S. Makes New Push for Extradition
    Mexico's Attorney General last week said he believed the U.S. was hours away from filing a new extradition request for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. His lawyers immediately filed a new request a writ of Amparo seeking protection from…
Rank this Week: 3

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Former NFL Player Jailed for Running Loan Modification Scheme

    Former NFL Player Jailed for Running Loan Modification Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Jeffrey Charles Leroy Taylor, 40, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, resident was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra to 36 months in prison, to be followed by two years of supervised release and was ordered to pay…
  • Jan 26

    Advance Fee Loan Scams Lead to Prison

    Advance Fee Loan Scams Lead to Prison
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Michael Pitamber Ramdat, 30, Palm Bay, Florida, was sentenced to 21 months in prison and ordered to pay restitution for a fraud scheme he perpetrated against business owners and others seeking lines of credit around the…
  • Jan 25

    Loan Broker Gets 5 Years in Prison for Stealing $17M from Investor

    Loan Broker Gets 5 Years in Prison for Stealing $17M from Investor
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mervyn A. Phelan, Sr., 74, Newport Beach, California, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz to five years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for a wire fraud conspiracy, wire…
Rank this Week: 4

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 20

    'Sextortion': Online blackmail of men

    'Sextortion': Online blackmail of men
    SextortionIsn't it ironic that when the average citizen does it, it's a crime, but when the police do it for so called "sex stings", it's then magically ok? Video Description: Hundreds of thousands of men around the world are falling victim…
  • Nov 5

    Vicky Henry, Women Against the Registry

    Vicky Henry, Women Against the Registry
    Video Description: Anyone convicted of a crime involving sex may be put on a public registry. At a conference on sex offender laws Vicky Henry, president of Women Against the Registry (WAR), tells of the horrendous consequences of the…
  • Nov 5

    CA - Sex-offender laws are ineffective and unfair, critics say

    CA - Sex-offender laws are ineffective and unfair, critics say
    Original Article 10/17/2014 By Puck Lo Frank Lindsay, 62, is a father, small-business owner and avid surfer. He’s also one of 105,000 people in California — and 760,000 nationally — listed as a sex offender. In accordance…
Rank this Week: 8

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 24

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
  • Jan 26

    Torture Is More “Fun” in the Philippine

    Torture Is More “Fun” in the Philippine
    Nerve Macaspac, Country Specialist for the Philippines, Amnesty International USA Torture not only remains prevalent in the country but has also become a form of entertainment for its police. In January 2014, Amnesty International revealed…
  • Jan 23

    Saudi Arabia: The Question on Everybody’s Mind

    Saudi Arabia: The Question on Everybody’s Mind
    By Sevag Kechichian, Researcher on Saudi Arabia at Amnesty International. The death of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has, once again, focused international attention to the oil-rich Middle Eastern country’s human…
  • Jan 22

    One Vote Made the Difference for Guadalupe!

    One Vote Made the Difference for Guadalupe!
    Thanks to everyone who took part in the very urgent social media action to free Guadalupe! Guadalupe is one of 17 Salvadoran women who were sentenced to 12 to 40 years in prison after suffering miscarriages. The only legal option ……
Rank this Week: 34

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
  • Jan 26

    Roca Labs False and Misleading Advertisement

    Roca Labs False and Misleading Advertisement
    A class action lawsuit filed in California highlights issues that a number of people (including consumers, attorneys, journalists, and forensic accountants) have been discussing. I will let the complaint speak for itself. The highlights…
  • Jan 21

    Why Multi-Level Marketing “Million Dollar Earner” Status is Nonsense

    Why Multi-Level Marketing “Million Dollar Earner” Status is Nonsense
    Multi-level marketing companies are quick to tout the success of their “million dollar earners.” Sounds impressive, doesn’t it? Who doesn’t want to make a million dollars? Except that phrase “million dollar…
  • Jan 21

    Fraud Training: What is Financial Statement Fraud?

    Fraud Training: What is Financial Statement Fraud?
    Financial statement fraud includes intentional, material misrepresentations. Tracy Coenen explains the concept of financial statement fraud to a group.
Rank this Week: 37

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: 33

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 26

    State bills aim to monitor sex offenders for life

    State bills aim to monitor sex offenders for life
    1-26-2015 Florida: Experts say bills raise questions, aren't likely to pass as written A new push has begun in the state Legislature to require convicted sex offenders to wear ankle monitors to track their movements for the rest of their…
  • Jan 26

    NYS Senate passes bills to toughen penalties for sex offender

    NYS Senate passes bills to toughen penalties for sex offender
    1-26-2015 New York: ALBANY, N.Y. – The state senate passed a package of bills that will toughen penalties for sex offenders. The seven bills would help prevent the most dangerous offenders from having contact with children and college…
  • Jan 25

    New bill further protects school zones from sexual predator

    New bill further protects school zones from sexual predator
    It is important to point out that, nowhere in the U.S. have we seen a reported sexual crime, of a person within a protected place, by a registered sex offender who lives within the proscribed distance to the protected place. These allegations…
Rank this Week: 57

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: 71

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/
  • Jan 26

    Gruber on Punitive Impulse and the Bid to Repeal Stand Your Ground

    Gruber on Punitive Impulse and the Bid to Repeal Stand Your Ground
    Aya Gruber (University of Colorado Law School) has posted Race to Incarcerate: Punitive Impulse and the Bid to Repeal Stand Your Ground (University of Miami Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 961, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Stand-your-ground…
  • Jan 26

    Ayres & Nalebuff on Bayes' Rule and DNA Evidence

    Ayres & Nalebuff on Bayes' Rule and DNA Evidence
    Ian Ayres and Barry J. Nalebuff (Yale University - Yale Law School and Yale University - Yale School of Management) have posted The Rule of Probabilities: A Practical Approach for Applying Bayes' Rule to the Analysis of DNA Evidence…
  • Jan 26

    Lucan on Incorporating Underfunded Norms into Ineffectiveness Doctrine

    Lucan on Incorporating Underfunded Norms into Ineffectiveness Doctrine
    Lauren Sudeall Lucas (Georgia State University College of Law) has posted Lawyering to the Lowest Common Denominator: Strickland's Potential for Incorporating Underfunded Norms into Legal Doctrine (5 Faulkner Law Review 199 (2014)) on SSRN.…
Rank this Week: 81

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jan 26

    Phyllis Joy Greenfield, 1931 – 2015

    Phyllis Joy Greenfield, 1931 – 2015
    Bye, Mom. ______________ I hope you will forgive me for not replying to each comment below, but thank you for your kind words and thoughts. Copyright © 2015 Simple Justice NY, LLC This feed is for personal, non-commercial and Newstex use…
  • Jan 26

    Sunday Morning, When Facts Don’t Matter

    Sunday Morning, When Facts Don’t Matter
    I admit it: I’m a sucker for a well-played French horn.  And I’ve been a fan of CBS’ Sunday Morning since Charles Kuralt held the reins. That his fellow Charles, the Osgood one, wears a bow tie is a bit dated, but…
  • Jan 26

    Team Prosecutor

    Team Prosecutor
    By way of explanation for his view that the prosecutors who appear in federal court in general, and in his courtroom in particular, are pristine and above reproach, Judge Richard Kopf offered his experiences. * After 28 years as a federal…
Rank this Week: 85

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 24

    Widespread Abuse: Police Seize Cash From Motorist

    Widespread Abuse: Police Seize Cash From Motorist
    When you're pulled over by a police officer, you should reasonably expect a few things to happen: they will probably ask for your license and registration and they may even ask you to step out of your vehicle for further questioning. You…
  • Jan 22

    Palm Beach Teen Posed as Doctor

    Palm Beach Teen Posed as Doctor
    As our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers know, it's fairly common for people to hand out legal advice that they might have heard on "Suits" or offer medical opinions they might have seen on "Grey's Anatomy." But this…
  • Jan 21

    It's a Fine Line Between Parenting Style and Child Neglect

    It's a Fine Line Between Parenting Style and Child Neglect
    As we all know, different parents have different parenting styles. The customs employed in child-rearing vary by culture, region, and neighborhood -- and many differences of opinion on the matter exist within single homes. In this area of…
Rank this Week: 107

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Criminal Mischief

    Criminal Mischief
    This weekend as I drove through my neighborhood, I noticed a street sign had been knocked down... it apparently, had been run over. I remember thinking, "Somebody in Jacksonville had a good time last night." My criminal defense…
  • Jan 6

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #163: Child Neglect

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #163: Child Neglect
    Take a look at the picture above. Is there anything that troubles you about this picture? I'm bothered by the distance between the adult and the two small children that are walking several feet behind the man. Even more...
  • Dec 29

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #573: Know Thy Victim- Grand Theft and Credit Card Fraud

    Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Tip #573: Know Thy Victim- Grand Theft and Credit Card Fraud
    "Crime doesn't pay." I've heard this cliché over and over, but rarely in my capacity as a Jacksonville criminal defense lawyer. The few times I did hear it as a criminal defense lawyer, it didn't come from other Jacksonville…
Rank this Week: 113

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.bostonsexualabuselawyer.com/
  • Dec 3

    Lowell human-trafficking, rape suspects held without bail

    Lowell human-trafficking, rape suspects held without bail
    The Lowell Sun reports that disturbing new allegations have emerged in a human-trafficking case in which a prosecutor says a Lowell man -- who is a member of a notorious street gang -- had only been out of prison for several weeks when he…
  • Dec 3

    UMass Amherst Cuts Ties with Bill Cosby

    UMass Amherst Cuts Ties with Bill Cosby
    The University of Massachusetts Amherst and its alumnus Bill Cosby have split ways amid allegations of sexual assault and rape, as reported by CNN. At least 15 women have spoken out to various media outlets accusing the comedian of sexual…
  • Nov 27

    Retired Priest Imprisoned for Child Rape

    Retired Priest Imprisoned for Child Rape
    A former high-ranking member of a Roman Catholic religious order has been sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for raping a boy at a Massachusetts summer camp in the 1980s. The Rev. Richard McCormick, of New York, was also sentenced last…
Rank this Week: 108

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 101

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

Covers federal crimes and criminal defense. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://federalcrimesblog.com
Rank this Week: 98

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Jan 26

    2015.30: For Shame, Professor Franks.

    2015.30: For Shame, Professor Franks.
    Shame that @ACLU supports the violation of sexual privacy for profit or entertainment http://t.co/VBZ0aounKn@EndRevengePorn@cagoldberglaw — Mary Anne Franks (@ma_franks) January 26, 2015 A wise man recently said, “If you publicly…
  • Jan 26

    2015.29: We Have Seen the Enemy…

    2015.29: We Have Seen the Enemy…
    The ACLU sued on behalf of several bookstores and publishing associations, the owner of the Village Voice and 12 other alternative newsweeklies nationwide, and the National Press Photographers Association. The groups sent Mesnard and…
  • Jan 25

    2015.28: Billy Harmon, Hubris, and Defilement

    2015.28: Billy Harmon, Hubris, and Defilement
    A couple of years ago I wrote a post about the prevalence of judges coaching prosecutors: In short, the judiciary acting as an adjunct to the prosecution shouldn’t surprise anyone. Elected judges identify with the state. There are very…
Rank this Week: 185

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/
  • Jan 26

    When Reasonable Suspicion Is Dispelled

    When Reasonable Suspicion Is Dispelled
    A traffic stop is valid if it is supported by reasonable suspicion. During a valid traffic stop, an officer may demand the driver’s license and registration, may run a computer check based on those documents, and so on. But what if the…
  • Jan 23

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    President Obama delivered the annual State of the Union address this week, and the Washington Post reports here that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg seized the moment to take her annual State of the Union nap. Hopefully this news roundup will…
  • Jan 22

    Beards Behind Bar

    Beards Behind Bar
    My choice of topic for today’s post may or may not have been influenced by the fact that I’m growing a beard. Reviews are mixed, ranging from nonspecific acknowledgment (“You have a beard!”) to good-natured derision…
Rank this Week: 124

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 130

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/
Rank this Week: 173

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: 182

Durham-in-Wonderland

Durham-in-Wonderland

Features comments and analysis about the Duke/Nifong case. By Professor KC Johnson.

http://durhamwonderland.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    Closing Comment

    Closing Comment
    When I first started writing about the lacrosse case, at a joint historians’ blog called Cliopatria, I did so in reaction to the Group of 88 statement. Then (and now) I considered the statement an indefensible betrayal by professors of…
  • Jul 13

    The Group of 88 & Wikipedia

    The Group of 88 & Wikipedia
    Some interesting comments in a Wikipedia discussion thread regarding efforts to remove mention of their membership in the Group from Wikipedia bios of Group of 88 members. The evidence regarding Cathy Davidson, author of the infamous…
  • Jul 11

    Howard Update

    Howard Update
    Anne Blythe reports in the N&O that Judge Hudson has said he wants to grant bail to Darryl Howard, whose prosecution, writes Blythe, the judge described “as one of the most 'horrendous' prosecutions he had seen in his 34 years on…
Rank this Week: 161

Phoenix Criminal Lawyer Blog

Phoenix Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal cases and news. By Law Office of Vladimir Gagic PLLC.

http://www.phoenixcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Are Field Sobriety Tests in DUI cops use Junk Science?

    Are Field Sobriety Tests in DUI cops use Junk Science?
    In 2012, Arizona courts incorporated federal rule of evidence 702, which codified the United Supreme Court's Daubert decision. The current Arizona Rule 702 reads: A witness who is qualified as an expert by knowledge, skill, experience,…
  • Dec 26

    Selling Marijuana on Craigslist is a bad idea...

    Selling Marijuana on Craigslist is a bad idea...
    If someone has an Arizona medical marijuana card but has more marijuana than the card allows, will the police charge the person with possession for just the marijuana that is over the legal limit or will all the marijuana in the person's…
  • Dec 12

    Arizona Underage DUI and Driver's License Suspension

    Arizona Underage DUI and Driver's License Suspension
    What happens to someone who under 18 and is charged with a DUI? Because the person is under 18 years old at the time of the offense, the person will go to juvenile court and not be tried as an adult, right? How long will the driver lose their…
Rank this Week: 121

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Provides analysis of crimes and sentences for Florida state and federal criminal offenses. By Silber Criminal Law Firm.

http://www.florida-criminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse
    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida was arrested Friday after she allegedly beat two boys, news sources report. Vosburg, 30, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four counts of child neglect and two counts of child abuse with bodily…
  • Oct 22

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery
    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida was arrested this past week for allegedly shoved her former girlfriend out of a moving vehicle, news sources report. Information regarding the victim's identity was not immediately available following…
  • Oct 21

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection
    Charlie Ware, a licensed Hollywood, Florida acupuncturist and acupoint injection therapist, was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of administering questionable injections to as many a dozen patients, some of whom suffered ill-side…
Rank this Week: 192

Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense…

Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense Issues

Covers Long Island criminal defense law. By Joseph Potashnik & Associates PLLC.

http://jpcriminaldefense.com/new-york-federal-criminal-defense
Rank this Week: 142

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 127

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 6

    Preparing for your Driver's License Appeal Hearing

    Preparing for your Driver's License Appeal Hearing
    This article about Michigan driver's license restoration will be a return to the more detailed examination of a single aspect of the license appeal process that is typical of most articles on this blog. The last stage in the driver's...
  • Feb 2

    DUI 1st Offense in Michgan - Not the end of your World

    DUI 1st Offense in Michgan - Not the end of your World
    As a Michigan DUI and driver's license restoration lawyer, I handle the whole gamut of drunk driving and driver's license related work, from 1st, 2nd and 3rd (felony) drinking and driving offenses, to restoring driver's licenses for people…
  • Jan 30

    So you want to win back your Drivers License?

    So you want to win back your Drivers License?
    Every day, pretty much everything I do is DUI and driver's license related. In some DUI cases, I meet with people who are in the middle of a troubled relationship to alcohol. A man called my office the other day...
Rank this Week: 349

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/
  • Jan 26

    District 2 Injury Crash

    District 2 Injury Crash
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Jan 26

    Injury Crash NB US95 at milepost 442

    Injury Crash NB US95 at milepost 442
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Jan 24

    Injury Crash On Interstate 15 Near Fort Hall

    Injury Crash On Interstate 15 Near Fort Hall
    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: 432

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Covers criminal defense and DUI issues in the Nashville, TN area. By Rob McKinney.

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • Jan 26

    Changes to Nashville's Domestic Violence Docket

    Changes to Nashville's Domestic Violence Docket
    Davidson County District Attorney Glenn Funk recently proposed a change in the procedure for docketing misdemeanor domestic violence cases once the cases are bound over to the grand jury from general sessions court . Currently, misdemeanor…
  • Jan 20

    What Can We Learn From The Vandy Trial ?

    What Can We Learn From The Vandy Trial ?
    The Vandy trial is now well into its second week of testimony. It is a story of college students , alcohol ,  sexual assault and rape on a young student who was passed out. You look at the photo of the defendants and they look like young…
  • Jan 15

    Fair DUI Flyer and Tennessee DUI Roadblock

    Fair DUI Flyer and Tennessee DUI Roadblock
    The Fair DUI Flyer created quite a stir recently. A copy of the image is at the top of the post.  Recently , someone used the flyer and entered  a DUI checkpoint using the information in the flyer. The basic concept is that you…
Rank this Week: 494

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 26

    Denver Nuggets’ Ty Lawson Arrested for DUI, Apologized to Team

    Denver Nuggets’ Ty Lawson Arrested for DUI, Apologized to Team
    On Friday, January 24, Denver Nuggets’ Ty Lawson was arrested on suspicion of DUI. Denver police said the starting point guard was pulled over after an officer noticed Lawson driving “fast and carelessly.” While the team had…
  • Jan 23

    Dunwoody Day Care Killer Appeals Murder Conviction

    Dunwoody Day Care Killer Appeals Murder Conviction
    On Tuesday January 20, news reports revealed that the appeal of Hemy Neuman, dubbed the “Dunwoody Day Care Killer,” would be heard by the Georgia Supreme Court. Neuman was convicted in 2012 in the murder of Rusty Sneiderman,…
  • Jan 22

    Michigan Doctor Will Serve 15 Months in Prison for Medicare Fraud Scheme

    Michigan Doctor Will Serve 15 Months in Prison for Medicare Fraud Scheme
    On January 14, it was announced by U.S. Attorney Barbara L. McQuade of the Eastern District of Michigan, Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, and several others that a Redford…
Rank this Week: 256

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Jan 26

    Police Officer as Expert at DMV Hearing

    Police Officer as Expert at DMV Hearing
    Q:  You are certified to administer the standardized field sobriety tests? A:  Yes. Q:  So you are familiar with the science behind the standardized field sobriety tests? A:  Yes. Q:  And you are aware that the tests…
  • Jan 22

    Refreshing Recollection at a DMV Hearing

    Refreshing Recollection at a DMV Hearing
    DEFENSE COUNSEL:  Objection. HEARING EXAMINER:  Basis? DEFENSE COUNSEL:  I would ask that the officer testify from memory and not read from his report. HEARING EXAMINER:  Officer, are you testifying from memory or are you…
  • Jan 19

    On The Criminal Defense Attorney Who “Knows” All The Prosecutor

    On The Criminal Defense Attorney Who “Knows” All The Prosecutor
    “I can get you a good deal because I know all the prosecutors.” This is what one of my competitors says to a potential client.  I know this because the client tells me.  She wants to know if I can get the same results…
Rank this Week: 377

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/
  • Jan 26

    Racialized Violence and American Liberalism

    Racialized Violence and American Liberalism
    Daniel Kato, Constitutionalizing Anarchy: Liberalism, Lynching, and the Law, 10 J. of Hate Stud. 143 (2012).Aziz RanaFor nearly a century in the American South, lynching as a practice of racialized violence persisted openly and with minimal…
  • Jan 23

    The Federalism Argument for Judicial Diversity

    The Federalism Argument for Judicial Diversity
    Sharon E. Rush, Federalism, Diversity, Equality, and Article III Judges: Geography, Identity, and Bias, 79 Mo. L. Rev. 119 (2014).Nancy LeongFor the past several years, commentators have discussed the importance of diversity in the federal…
  • Jan 21

    Cyber-Sexual Harassment

    Cyber-Sexual Harassment
    Danielle Citron, Hate Crimes in Cyberspace, Harvard University Press (2014).Robin WestDanielle Citron’s Hate Crimes in Cyberspace is a breakthrough book. It has been compared, and with good reason, to Catherine MacKinnon’s Sexual…
Rank this Week: 478

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Jan 25

    Officer DS's memo book were marked for identification

    Officer DS's memo book were marked for identification
    The fact that a common carrier is operated by a governmental entity does not mean it has a lesser responsibility toward the public than one which is under private ownership. In that connection, there is simply no legal basis for imposing the…
  • Jan 24

    Officer DS's memo book were marked for identification

    Officer DS's memo book were marked for identification
    The first questions for you to determine are whether the condition of the bus steps at the point where plaintiff fell were such that the common carrier, through its employer, the bus driver, should have reasonably anticipated unusual danger…
  • Jan 18

    After the examination, the patient was put to bed...cont

    After the examination, the patient was put to bed...cont
    On the trial of the issue joined the jury returned a special finding that in 1862 the insured fell from a tree, was injured, but not seriously, and that its effects passed away without subsequently affecting her health. The fact that the…
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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
  • Jan 25

    PROSECUTORS THREATEN FEDERAL IDENTITY THEFT TO FORCE PLEAS

    PROSECUTORS THREATEN FEDERAL IDENTITY THEFT TO FORCE PLEAS
    The threat of tacking on charges of identity theft in federal indictments has become a dangerous weapon in the hands of federal prosecutors trying to force […]
  • Jan 24

    FEDERAL WIRE AND MAIL FRAUD CHARGES USED TO BEEF UP INDICTMENTS

    FEDERAL WIRE AND MAIL FRAUD CHARGES USED TO BEEF UP INDICTMENTS
    Federal prosecutors often use charges of mail fraud and wire fraud to add onto indictments alleging other complex, substantive crimes. This devious strategy is often used […]
  • Jan 22

    FEDERAL PROSECUTIONS INCREASING FOR HEALTH CARE FRAUD

    FEDERAL PROSECUTIONS INCREASING FOR HEALTH CARE FRAUD
    Whenever we are contacted by potential clients who have been contacted by federal investigators our immediate advice is that they do not speak to investigators until […]
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Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
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Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jan 24

    Class Action Lawsuit Continues Against Family Court Judge

    Class Action Lawsuit Continues Against Family Court Judge
    A group of fathers in New Jersey have banded together to bring a class action lawsuit against five family court judges. They allege their constitutional rights were violated by orders made by these judges that deprived them of a relationship…
  • Jan 9

    A Clever Way to Collect Child Support

    A Clever Way to Collect Child Support
    Getting an order for child support is the first step and thankfully, for many children, also the last. Unfortunately, there are too many cases where a child support order is not worth the paper it’s written on because the paying parent…
  • Jan 7

    Ex-Wife Refuses to Cash Cheque for $975 Million Dollar

    Ex-Wife Refuses to Cash Cheque for $975 Million Dollar
    You may have read the headlines last fall concerning the divorce of billionaire Harold Hamm in Oklahoma. Mr. Hamm is the CEO and majority shareholder of Continental Resources Inc., a company branded as “America’s Oil…
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California Criminal Attorney Blog

California Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers news and updates on California criminal defense cases. By Law Office of Pilchman & Kay, P.L.C.

http://www.californiacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    CEO Arrested on 33 Felony Counts of Lewd Acts and Child Pornography

    CEO Arrested on 33 Felony Counts of Lewd Acts and Child Pornography
    Qayed Murtaza Shareef, 39, an Orange County CEO is suspected of using a social messaging application to convince two boys to trade explicit photos and videos with him is being held on $2 million bail. Shareef, of Aliso Viejo, faces 33 felony…
  • Jan 19

    Two Teachers Arrested for Incidents with Students in San Clemente

    Two Teachers Arrested for Incidents with Students in San Clemente
    Michelle Ghirelli, a teacher at West Covina high school was arrested on suspicion of having sexual relations with an underage student. Ghirelli, 30, is suspected of having the sexual contact with the minor in December while staying overnight…
  • Jan 15

    Anaheim Man Arrested for Counterfeiting

    Anaheim Man Arrested for Counterfeiting
    Steven Cervantes, of Anaheim man is facing federal counterfeiting charges after police officers found drugs and counterfeiting equipment in a Fountain Valley hotel room. Cervantes, and a friend, were arrested last week Huntington Beach…
Rank this Week: 398

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 24

    South Florida Ex-Convict Faces Federal Weapons Charge

    South Florida Ex-Convict Faces Federal Weapons Charge
    Michael Paul Watkins of Inverness had successfully escaped from custody previously on two separate occasions after being convicted for the crime of fondling and handling a minor under the age of sixteen years in Florida State Court. He was…
  • Dec 10

    Miami Woman Sentenced to Life in Prison for Revenge Killing

    Miami Woman Sentenced to Life in Prison for Revenge Killing
    When police responded to a 911 call made by an agitated North Miami woman whose husband was murdered while playing with the couple’s 20 month old son the previous month, they found the bullet riddled body of Ilam Nissim who had been…
  • Nov 26

    US District Court to Hear Convoluted Murder for Hire Case

    US District Court to Hear Convoluted Murder for Hire Case
    Fred Topous Jr. is a registered sex offender who pleaded guilty in 1999 to the charge of assault with intent to penetrate a thirteen year old minor female who just happened to be his boss’s daughter. He can easily be labelled a career…
Rank this Week: 554

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By Kaiser, LeGrand & Dillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 280

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

http://www.youraffordabledefense.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog/
  • Jan 23

    Prosecution for Cyberbullying Comes to Illinois in 2015

    Prosecution for Cyberbullying Comes to Illinois in 2015
    Traditional bullying seems to have taken on a new meaning in the digital age. What used to consist of hitting, punching, teasing, or taunting, has in recent years led to digital abuse over online platforms that has led to the ……
  • Jan 23

    Prosecution for Cyberbullying Comes to Illinois in 2015

    Prosecution for Cyberbullying Comes to Illinois in 2015
    Traditional bullying seems to have taken on a new meaning in the digital age. What used to consist of hitting, punching, teasing, or taunting, has in recent years led to digital abuse over online platforms that has led to the suicides of many…
  • Jan 18

    Weapons, Threats, and Violence: Illinois Weapons Defense

    Weapons, Threats, and Violence: Illinois Weapons Defense
    Mere possession of weapons can have a detrimental effect on your future if you are one of the thousands of individuals that is not permitted to carry a weapon under the law. While everyone has a right to bear arms, … Continue reading…
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Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Jan 23

    iCloud Selfies Lead to iPad Theft Arrest

    iCloud Selfies Lead to iPad Theft Arrest
    Some people just can’t resist the urge to take a selfie. For a pair of alleged thieves in Houston, that impulse led to their arrest. Early this month, a man reported to police that his truck had been burglarized, and that the thieves…
  • Jan 19

    Tulsa Teen Charged with Human Trafficking

    Tulsa Teen Charged with Human Trafficking
    An 18-year-old Tulsa man was arrested last week and jailed on multiple complaints, including human trafficking. According to reports, police responded to a complaint that a man threatened to shoot his girlfriend and her mother. They…
  • Jan 16

    Inmate Executed, Another Denied Appeal in Child Murder Case

    Inmate Executed, Another Denied Appeal in Child Murder Case
    Last night, Oklahoma put to death its first inmate since the botched execution of Clayton Lockett in April 2014. Charles Warner, who filed a death penalty lawsuit against the state along with Lockett, was scheduled to die the same day as…
Rank this Week: 244

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, breath testing, and field sobriety tests in Minnesota. By Charles A. Ramsay & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    The History of the Consent Exception to the Fourth Amendment Warrant Requirement

    The History of the Consent Exception to the Fourth Amendment Warrant Requirement
      The Constitution didn't come with built-in exceptions; courts have created them. It wasn't until 1921, in Amos v. United States, that the United States Supreme Court first recognized the possibility of a consent…
  • Jan 20

    Series: Consent as an Exception to the Fourth Amendment

    Series: Consent as an Exception to the Fourth Amendment
    Nearly two years ago, the United States Supreme Court held in Missouri v. McNeely that police must obtain a search warrant in most DWI alcohol test cases because the dissipation of alcohol in the body is not enough to make an exception to the…
  • Jan 9

    Going Federal On Implied Consent

    Going Federal On Implied Consent
    There comes a time when it becomes clear that the persistent and systematic violation of a constitutional right is falling on deaf ears in state courts. Here in Minnesota, in case after case, the fundamental constitutional right to be…
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Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 22

    New hacking legislation could make criminals of us all, say insider

    New hacking legislation could make criminals of us all, say insider
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can I be arrested without evidence against me?”   Tech industry insiders are guffawing at new cybersecurity initiatives unveiled by the Obama administration.…
  • Jan 20

    Ignorance of law, legal rights at issue in North Carolina-related Supreme Court case

    Ignorance of law, legal rights at issue in North Carolina-related Supreme Court case
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Should I talk to the police?”   A recent United States Supreme Court has some legal observers complaining that police officers are entitled to mistakes of…
  • Jan 15

    Road rage, forgery convictions no obstacle to employment in Family and Children Service

    Road rage, forgery convictions no obstacle to employment in Family and Children Service
    Charlotte DWI Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question: A past conviction is keeping me from finding work what can I do?   The State of Georgia has employed a woman to protect its most vulnerable children despite her convictions for…
Rank this Week: 287

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Tampa police take down multiple car thefts, drunk driver all in one night

    Tampa police take down multiple car thefts, drunk driver all in one night
    Bay News 9 has a brief write up about recent events in Tampa that sound like a great Lethal Weapon montage scene... Two seperate police pursuits in Tampa with two stolen vehicles equal four grand theft auto arrests yesterday. Per police…
  • Jan 15

    Woman gets DUI because of vanilla extract?

    Woman gets DUI because of vanilla extract?
    From People magazine, a woman shows that driving under the influence arrests aren't always because of beer, wine or spirits. We had previously written about a man arrested for DUI who claimed he smelled of alcohol because of the…
  • Jan 8

    Former "Saved by the Bell" star charged with battery

    Former "Saved by the Bell" star charged with battery
    From ABC news. Dustin Diamond, aka "Screech" of Saved by the Bell fame, was arrested in Wisconsin. His charge? Battery with a deadly weapon. The 37-year-old actor stabbed a man in a Wisconsin bar in where he claimed he was defending his…
Rank this Week: 350

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 21

    State v. Daszkal - Teen Avoids Prison in DUI Manslaughter Case

    State v. Daszkal - Teen Avoids Prison in DUI Manslaughter Case
    A teen driver who confessed to police he had consumed marijuana just prior to a fatal crash that claimed the life of a 65-year-old motorcyclist two years ago will not go to jail, according to a new report by the Sun Sentinel. This is an…
  • Jan 17

    Smith v. Florida - New Trial for Drug Defendant for Improper Testimony

    Smith v. Florida - New Trial for Drug Defendant for Improper Testimony
    A man previously convicted of drug dealing has been given another trial, after Florida's First District Court of Appeal ruled certain testimony from a law enforcement officer was improperly admitted. According to court records in Smith v.…
  • Jan 9

    Fort Lauderdale DUI Manslaughter Cases in Court

    Fort Lauderdale DUI Manslaughter Cases in Court
    Prosecution in a number of DUI-related deaths in Fort Lauderdale has recently made headlines, with authorities seeking harsh penalties for convicted defendants. Courts in Florida are given broad discretion in terms of sentencing in a DUI…
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