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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/
  • May 2

    Saturday Open Thread

    Saturday Open Thread
    Congratulations to Kate and William, the Dutchess and Duke of Cambridge, and a warm welcome to the newborn Princess of Cambridge. [More...] They are such a happy looking couple, here's one more: This is an open thread, all topics…
  • May 1

    Indictments in Chris Christie Bridge Case

    Indictments in Chris Christie Bridge Case
    William Barone and Bridget Anne Kelly have been indicted in the Chris Christie bridge scandal. The Indictment is here and is quite detailed. It does not appear to implicate Chris Christie. Barone is the former deputy executive director of…
  • May 1

    Six Officers Charged in Freddie Gray's Death

    Six Officers Charged in Freddie Gray's Death
    Six officers have been charged in Freddie Gray's death. The van driver was charged with second-degree "depraved heart" murder. The charges against the others include involuntary manslaughter, assault and false imprisonment and misconduct…
Rank this Week: 2

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Apr 30

    Disbarred Attorney Sent to Prison for Recording False Tax and Bank Release

    Disbarred Attorney Sent to Prison for Recording False Tax and Bank Release
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. John C. McBride, 66, Boston, Massachusetts, who was disbarred in 2007 after practicing law for more than three decades, was sentenced to federal prison for tax and bank fraud violations. His crimes arose in connection…
  • Apr 30

    Former Accounting Officer for Beazer Home Receives 10 Year Sentence

    Former Accounting Officer for Beazer Home Receives 10 Year Sentence
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Michael T. Rand, 52, Sandy Springs, Georgia, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Robert J. Conrad, Jr. to 120 months in prison and to three years of supervised release on conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges in…
  • Apr 29

    Investor Receives 4 Year Sentence for Illegal Flipping Scheme

    Investor Receives 4 Year Sentence for Illegal Flipping Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Benny Chetcuti, Jr., 60, Walnut Creek. California, was sentenced to 51 months in prison, and ordered to pay $21,823,526.10 in restitution, as well as forfeit $3,968,995 in proceeds obtained from a multi-year real estate…
Rank this Week: 3

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    Sentence Extended

    Sentence Extended
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By No Chance: I was sentenced to 8 months for "Sexual Assault of a Child" 15 years ago. Since then I have had many people give me a chance.…
  • Apr 22

    TN - The Insanity of the SOR

    TN - The Insanity of the SOR
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Freedom Lost: I pled guilty to a charge of sexual battery in 2001. The "alleged" crime was against a women I lived with and had…
  • Apr 22

    SC - Everyone not treated the same

    SC - Everyone not treated the same
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Steven: I was arrested in 2009 for touching a teenager while extremely intoxicated. No excuse but still it happened. It was never…
Rank this Week: 6

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: 20

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
  • May 1

    Jennifer McKinney Fraud Update

    Jennifer McKinney Fraud Update
    It’s been a while since we have looked at the many legal troubles of Jennifer McKinney (aka “MckMama”) and her husband Israel McKinney. In short, Jennifer and her husband have repeatedly stiffed creditors for hundreds…
  • May 1

    Fostering a Culture of Integrity in Your Busine

    Fostering a Culture of Integrity in Your Busine
    The average business loses approximately 5% of revenues to employee fraud. The employees are running off with money, fixed assets, and business opportunities. They are taking kickbacks from suppliers who overcharge for their products and…
  • Apr 28

    Roca Labs Complaint

    Roca Labs Complaint
    Remember Roca Labs? The company that is suing all sorts of meanies who said mean things about the company and its jars of goop? Well, Marc Randazza (counsel for Opinion Corp and a defendant in a separate lawsuit Roca Labs brought against him)…
Rank this Week: 27

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/
  • May 1

    Judge: No breaks for female sex offender

    Judge: No breaks for female sex offender
    5-1-15 Pennsylvania: A former Bath woman who sexually assaulted a 15-year-old boy was sent to state prison Friday by a Northampton County judge who said she should get no breaks because of her gender. Lisa Winarchick, 50, will serve two…
  • Apr 30

    Officials look to state for answers on sex offender residency

    Officials look to state for answers on sex offender residency
    4-30-15 Wisconsin: Richard Rosa’s brother, Raymond, is one of a number of former sex offenders facing an uncertain future because of an ordinance passed by the City of Milwaukee Common Council last fall that severely limits where…
  • Apr 29

    Living with sex offender costs mom 2 years in prison

    Living with sex offender costs mom 2 years in prison
    4-29-15 Iowa: SIOUX CITY, Iowa —A Pierson woman has been given two years in prison for living with a registered sex offender and leaving her 6-year-old sons with him. The Sioux City Journal reports that 36-year-old Jill Black had pleaded…
Rank this Week: 28

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: 40

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
  • Apr 30

    Journalists Silenced in Myanmar: Free the Unity Five

    Journalists Silenced in Myanmar: Free the Unity Five
    By Laura Haigh, Amnesty International Myanmar team Journalists critical of the authorities in Myanmar pay dearly for their stories. Five journalists at the Unity newspaper paid with their freedom. On World Press Freedom Day we remind the…
  • Apr 30

    No One Should Get Away With Torture

    No One Should Get Away With Torture
    This is an American Torture Story. Majid Khan was at the mercy of CIA interrogators for 1,200 days — at least. During that time, he was stripped. He was forced into ice water baths. He was “hung up” for a … Please…
  • Apr 27

    If The Justice Department Won’t Read The “Torture Report,” You Can Read It To Them!

    If The Justice Department Won’t Read The “Torture Report,” You Can Read It To Them!
    It may be hard to get an appointment to meet with Justice Department officials in person, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t engage with them and put on the pressure to end impunity for those responsible for US torture.
Rank this Week: 45

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: 48

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 2

    The Random Asshole Dilemma

    The Random Asshole Dilemma
    On a Finnair flight from Helsinki to Rome, I held a business class ticket which was purchased from American Airlines, with this leg of the flight being on a “partner” airline.  Despite the flight being more than three hours,…
  • May 2

    Freddie Gray’s Bad Arrest And Still Dead

    Freddie Gray’s Bad Arrest And Still Dead
    Maryland State Attorney Marilyn Mosby seems to have acted with extraordinary speed in charging six Baltimore cops with the murder of Freddie Gray, but then, it’s only due to the comparison to the lengthy delays we’ve come to…
  • May 1

    A Cop Apologist Apologize

    A Cop Apologist Apologize
    Peter Moskos was once a Baltimore cop, and has since turned his attention toward explaining the police perspective to the public because they just don’t get it.  He teaches at John Jay College of Coppery and Shoe Repair, and even…
Rank this Week: 62

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/
  • May 1

    The Symbiotic Relationship Between Privacy Law and Anti-Discrimination Law

    The Symbiotic Relationship Between Privacy Law and Anti-Discrimination Law
    Jessica L. Roberts, Protecting Privacy to Prevent Discrimination, 56 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. (forthcoming, 2015), available at SSRN.Alex B. LongJessica Roberts’ upcoming article, Protecting Privacy to Prevent Discrimination, explores the…
  • Apr 29

    Do Corporate Managers Have a Duty to Avoid Taxes?

    Do Corporate Managers Have a Duty to Avoid Taxes?
    Reuven S. Avi-Yonah, Just Say No: Corporate Taxation and Corporate Social Responsibility __ NYU J. Law & Bus. __ (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Kathleen DeLaney ThomasThe recent wave of corporate inversion transactions, in which…
  • Apr 28

    Do Voluntary Compliance Programs Really Improve Environmental Law?

    Do Voluntary Compliance Programs Really Improve Environmental Law?
    Cary Coglianese & Jennifer Nash, Performance Track’s Postmortem: Lessons from the Rise and Fall of EPA’s ‘Flagship’ Voluntary Program, 38 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 1 (2014).Eric BiberCary Coglianese and Jennifer Nash…
Rank this Week: 68

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 72

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/
  • May 2

    Raise-the-Age Shenanigan

    Raise-the-Age Shenanigan
    WTF?Texas' much-ballyhooed raise-the-age legislation - HB 1205 by Dutton increasing the age of adult criminal culpability in Texas from 17 to 18 - passed unanimously out of the House Juvenile Justice and Family Matters Committee on April 8th.…
  • May 2

    A non-comprehensive survey of good crimjust bills still moving

    A non-comprehensive survey of good crimjust bills still moving
    It's May of an odd numbered year which means wheat and chaff are separating when it comes to criminal-justice reform legislation from Texas' 84th session. It's now possible to see much more clearly which stand-alone bills still have a chance…
  • May 1

    'Let's sign up on and for things'

    'Let's sign up on and for things'
    Last week at the Texas capitol, Grits witnessed a scene so funny I've retold it a dozen times since then and may as well share it with you, gentle readers.I was near some of the electronic kiosks where people who want to sign up to testify,…
Rank this Week: 85

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: 97

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: 98

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

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

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

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/
  • May 2

    Cohen on Abortion Thought Crime

    Cohen on Abortion Thought Crime
    I. Glenn Cohen (Harvard Law School) has posted Are All Abortions Equal? Should There Be Exceptions to the Criminalization of Abortion for Rape and Incest? (Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 43, No. 1, 2015) on SSRN. Here is...
  • May 1

    Holland on The Two-Sided Speedy Trial Problem

    Holland on The Two-Sided Speedy Trial Problem
    Brooks Holland (Gonzaga University School of Law) has posted The Two-Sided Speedy Trial Problem (90 Washington Law Review Online 31) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This essay responds to The Not So Speedy Trial Act, by Shon Hopwood, 89...
  • May 1

    Appleman on Defending the Jury

    Appleman on Defending the Jury
    Laura I. Appleman (Willamette University College of Law) has posted Defending the Jury: Crime, Community, and the Constitution (Cambridge University Press (April 2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This book sets forth a new approach to…
Rank this Week: 104

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 112

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

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

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 126

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 30

    Vermont's Finest: The Importance Of Being Bernie

    Vermont's Finest: The Importance Of Being Bernie
    "It's a little-known fact, but we reporters could successfully sell Sanders or Elizabeth Warren or any other populist candidate as a serious contender for the White House if we wanted to. Hell, we told Americans it was okay to vote for …
  • Apr 29

    The Supreme Court Demands Its Pound Of Flesh

    The Supreme Court Demands Its Pound Of Flesh
    "The pound of flesh which I demand of him Is deerely bought, 'tis mine, and I will have it."  -- Shylock, The Merchant of VeniceIn the 1970s, without any scientific testing, a state medical examiner from Oklahoma concocted a three-drug…
  • Apr 6

    Time Begins On Opening Day

    Time Begins On Opening Day
    You spend a good piece of your life gripping a baseball, and in the end it turns out that it was the other way around all the time.  -- Jim BoutonThe long-time sportswriter for the Washington Post, Thomas Boswell, wrote a timeless piece…
Rank this Week: 133

The Briefcase

The Briefcase

Comments on Ohio law with an emphasis on criminal law. By Russ Bensing.

http://www.briefcase8.com/
  • Feb 28

    Friday Roundup

    Friday Roundup
    Big news from SCOTUS.  Not really.  The Potamac Nine did come down with a decision in a criminal case, Fernandez v. California.  The Highly Abbreviated Version of What Went Down:  the cops arrested Fernandez at his home,…
  • Feb 27

    My latest experiences with the burning bush

    My latest experiences with the burning bush
    I do a lot of appeals -- over 150, my BFF Lexis tells me -- and I'm constantly amazed at how much I still learn.  I've had two recent epiphanies.  The first is that the best time to start practicing for oral argument is just before…
  • Feb 26

    An unlikely story

    An unlikely story
    Every trial is a story.  The prosecution has a story.  The defense has a story.  Oftentimes, the defense story is nothing more than that the prosecution hasn't proved their story beyond a reasonable doubt. The prosecution's…
Rank this Week: 131

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: 162

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • May 2

    Who Are the Baltimore Six?

    Who Are the Baltimore Six?
    The Washington Post has a rundown of the six officers charged in Baltimore in the Freddie Gray case.  Only one, an African American named Ceasar R. Goodson, Jr., is charged with homicide.  Goodson was the driver of the police van...
  • May 1

    Will the Mob Tolerate an Acquittal?

    Will the Mob Tolerate an Acquittal?
    The Baltimore State's Attorney today announced charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.  I have a number of thoughts.The first is reflected in the title of this entry:  Will the mob tolerate an acquittal?…
  • May 1

    Big Weed

    Big Weed
    Wonders never cease.  Gerald Uelmen, professor of law and former dean at Santa Clara University School of Law, is someone I have disagreed with, sometimes vehemently, many times over many years and don't recall ever agreeing with.But…
Rank this Week: 171

Arbitrary and Capricious

Arbitrary and Capricious

Covers criminal law.

http://skellywright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 168

The Justice Blog

The Justice Blog

The Official Blog of the United States Department of Justice.

http://blogs.justice.gov/main/
Rank this Week: 189

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/
  • Apr 28

    2015.56: HB2777 Is Unconstitutional

    2015.56: HB2777 Is Unconstitutional
    House Bill 2777 (Herrero) purports to provide trial courts with broad authority to admit evidence of prior bad acts for the purpose of showing action in conformity therewith in many cases. The statute would add an article 38.371, which would…
  • Apr 22

    2015.55: Texas SB344 vs. HB861

    2015.55: Texas SB344 vs. HB861
    Texas Senate Bill 344: By: Huffman S.B. No. 344 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT relating to the prosecution of the offense of online solicitation of a minor. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: … Continue reading…
  • Apr 19

    2015.54: Statute of Limitations Law Geekery

    2015.54: Statute of Limitations Law Geekery
    In 2010 D is charged with communicating through a commercial online service in a sexually explicit manner with a minor under Section 33.021(b) of the Texas Penal Code. He is convicted in 2011 and put on probation, which he complies…
Rank this Week: 198

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

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

    YWCA Receives Grant to Combat Sexual Abuse

    YWCA Receives Grant to Combat Sexual Abuse
    The YWCA of Western Massachusetts has received a substantial grant to fight domestic violence and sexual abuse. The nearly $1 million dollar grant comes from the U.S. Department of Justice. It will be distributed over a three year…
  • Jan 21

    Uber driver indicted in alleged kidnapping, rape

    Uber driver indicted in alleged kidnapping, rape
    The Boston Globe reports that a Boston Uber driver was indicted on charges that he allegedly kidnapped and raped a female passenger in December, according to authorities. Alejandro Done, 46, is charged with kidnapping, three counts of…
  • Jan 19

    Revere man sentenced for rape

    Revere man sentenced for rape
    A Revere man has been sentenced to 2½ years in jail after being convicted of raping a 12-year-old Leominster girl in 2012. Eduardo Varanda was ordered in Worcester Superior Court to serve two years, with the balance suspended for five…
Rank this Week: 215

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • May 2

    Anti-#GamerGate Becomes a Cybersquatting Movement

    Anti-#GamerGate Becomes a Cybersquatting Movement
    In a predictable pattern, those who oppose free speech and ethics in journalism have resorted to more unethical tactics. Because I support free speech and GamerGate, I've endured several months of harassment. In their latest move,…
  • May 1

    Is David Pakman a Journalistic Fraud?

    Is David Pakman a Journalistic Fraud?
    David Pakman runs a broadcast radio and TV show, and also hosts a YouTube news and commentary site. Known for being hard-hitting, Pakman thoroughly researches his guests. Before a guest appears on his program, Pakman solicits Twitter for…
  • Apr 29

    Zoe Quinn Lied About Me in Front of Congre

    Zoe Quinn Lied About Me in Front of Congre
    Another day, another drama. Zoe Quinn recently appeared before some staffers in Congress to lie about me. Luckily for me I am not under an unconstitutional gag order and thus can respond to these lies and misrepresentations. This is what Ms.…
Rank this Week: 220

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Apr 30

    False Accusation of Rolling Stone Article Suggests prior Notification of Targets in White-collar Case

    False Accusation of Rolling Stone Article Suggests prior Notification of Targets in White-collar Case
    In November Rolling Stone published a blockbuster article about a student's account of being gang-raped at a University of Virginia frat house. Within days others, primarily the Washington Post, sharply questioned the truthfulness of the…
  • Apr 24

    Terms Within the DP for Deutsche Bank

    Terms Within the DP for Deutsche Bank
    The Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) is available online on the DOJ website here. Like so many DPAs, this one has terms that place the sole discretion on certain matters with the DOJ. For example, "Deutsche Bank agrees that in the...
  • Apr 24

    DP for Deutsche Bank Subsidiary to Pay $2.5 Billion

    DP for Deutsche Bank Subsidiary to Pay $2.5 Billion
    DOJ Press Release here today - "DB Group Services (UK) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Deutsche Bank AG (Deutsche Bank), has agreed to plead guilty to wire fraud for its role in manipulating the London Interbank Offered Rate…
Rank this Week: 227

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Nobody's Said It Better

    Nobody's Said It Better
    April 23 is World Book and Copyright Day (also known as the International Day of the Book).  It's organized by UNESCO to recognise the power of books to change our lives for the better and to support books and those who produce…
  • Apr 23

    New Motto: Tough But Incompetent

    New Motto: Tough But Incompetent
    This seems to be the argument.The buck stops here, so I take responsibility.But it's everyone else who's supposed to tell me what to do.And then I tell them to do it.But they don't properly tell me what to do.And I don't actually tell them to…
  • Apr 21

    Birds of a Feather: Sheriff Joe and the FBI

    Birds of a Feather: Sheriff Joe and the FBI
    "Stunned the legal community"?  Really?Well, yeah.  I suppose.  Maybe the mergers and acquisitions guys.  Beyond that?  Only for the saying of it.Oh, sorry.  You have no idea what I'm talking about.  I was…
Rank this Week: 231

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    DR. LENNY HABER HAS PASSED AWAY

    DR. LENNY HABER HAS PASSED AWAY
    Some obituaries are hard to write. This is one of them. Dr. Lenny Haber, a forensic psychologist who handled cases in the REGJB for decades was more than just a professional acquaintance, he was a friend. As a young an inexperienced…
  • Apr 29

    SCOTUS AFFIRMS FLORIDA BAN ON DIRECT SOLICITATIONS FROM JUDICIAL CANDIDATES

    SCOTUS AFFIRMS FLORIDA BAN ON DIRECT SOLICITATIONS FROM JUDICIAL CANDIDATES
    In an opinion written by Chief Justice Roberts, a sharply divided court, by plurality, affirmed a Florida Supreme Court ruling upholding Canon 7C(1) banning personal solicitation of campaign funds by judicial candidates.  Lanell…
  • Apr 27

    MY CITY IN RUINS

    MY CITY IN RUINS
    Baltimore joins the long list of American cities caught in the throes of upheaval and rioting and civil disturbance sparked by police misconduct. Our city- Miami- burned more than once in the 1980's. At some point people just won't take it…
Rank this Week: 256

Lethal Injection

Lethal Injection

Covers lethal injection in the United States.

http://lethal-injection-florida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 258

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/
  • Jan 29

    Super Bowl 49 Arizona – DUI & Alcohol Patrol

    Super Bowl 49 Arizona – DUI & Alcohol Patrol
    Super Bowl 49 is here and will be player February 1, 2015 in Glendale, AZ. If you do go to the game or are partying in downtown Phoenix this weekend at the Super Bowl Central please don’t drive if you have been drinking. The Phoenix,…
  • Jan 28

    Ticket Scalping Laws in Arizona – Super Bowl 49

    Ticket Scalping Laws in Arizona – Super Bowl 49
    Super Bowl 49 is scheduled to take place on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, AZ. Glendale is located on the west side of the Phoenix-metro area. The Super Bowl has long been one of the most popular sporting events in the world for many years.…
  • Jan 28

    Waste Management Phoenix Open 2015 – DUI & Alcohol Crime

    Waste Management Phoenix Open 2015 – DUI & Alcohol Crime
    The Waste Management Phoenix Open 2015 edition will be held again at the TPC of Scottsdale. The actual tournament runs from Thursday January 29th to Sunday February 1st (which is also Super Bowl 49). There are tournament related activities…
Rank this Week: 277

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: 281

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/
  • May 2

    Single motorcycle crash near Inkom

    Single motorcycle crash near Inkom
    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…
  • May 2

    Motorcycle crash with injurie

    Motorcycle crash with injurie
    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…
  • May 2

    Injury crash on US30 in Kimberly

    Injury crash on US30 in Kimberly
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
Rank this Week: 282

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/
  • May 8

    High BAC DUI Charges in Michigan

    High BAC DUI Charges in Michigan
    This will be a short article about the role of your BAC (breath or blood test result) in a Michigan drunk driving charge. Just about everyone knows that, a few years back, Michigan adopted a "High BAC" or "super drunk"...
  • May 4

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration - Finding the best Lawyer

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration - Finding the best Lawyer
    For all the self-promotion that lawyers do, the sad truth is that most of it is completely meaningless. There is really one important, simple question a potential client should have in mind as he or she looks for a Michigan...
  • May 1

    DUI in Metro-Detroit - The cost of a bad Lawyer

    DUI in Metro-Detroit - The cost of a bad Lawyer
    Tying in with my last article about probation violations, the inspiration for this installment comes from a recent experience handling a DUI probation violation in a case that also involved a possession of marijuana charge. I was in one of...
Rank this Week: 288

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Apr 30

    The Vexatious Litigant

    The Vexatious Litigant
    Dr. Valery Fabrikant was an unstable, temperamental, and frustrated engineering professor at Concordia University in Montreal when he slaughtered four of his colleagues in 1992. Acting as his own lawyer, he sabotaged his case at trial,…
  • Apr 23

    Family Law Nightmare: Alienated Teens Disappear, Mom Says She Knows Nothing

    Family Law Nightmare: Alienated Teens Disappear, Mom Says She Knows Nothing
    Legal experts say that most spouses settle their matrimonial differences consensually despite resentment and hard feelings that linger, yet for the sake of their children and their sensible desire to avoid court proceedings and the enormous…
  • Apr 17

    Judicial Shaming of Convicted Judge Nixed by Court of Appeal

    Judicial Shaming of Convicted Judge Nixed by Court of Appeal
    As Elton John wrote: “Sorry seems to be the hardest word”, an adage that is certainly true for convicted Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin, who was ordered to deliver a written apology to every judge in the State…
Rank this Week: 343

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Presents news and decisions on German criminal law. By Dr. Bottner.

http://www.anwalt-strafverteidiger.de/
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Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Boston criminal law and DUI news. By the Law Offices of Lefteris K. Travayiakis, P.C.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 337

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Should Water Wasters Be Hung Out to Dry?

    Should Water Wasters Be Hung Out to Dry?
    California is in the midst of its biggest drought in history so the state is trying to find ways to conserve water. Should California threaten those who waste water with jail time?
  • Apr 24

    Going to Class Could Get You Out of Jail in California

    Going to Class Could Get You Out of Jail in California
    Many California counties are introducing misdemeanor drug classes as an alternative to jail time. We take a look at why you should consider going to class in your case.
  • Apr 22

    Jailhouse Rocked: Jailhouse Snitches Backfire on Prosecutor

    Jailhouse Rocked: Jailhouse Snitches Backfire on Prosecutor
    Recent reports suggest jailhouse informant testimony is not as reliable as it once was. Our attorneys discuss why jailhouse snitch testimony is no longer a gold standard.
Rank this Week: 354

Taking the Fifth

Taking the Fifth

Covers criminal law issues. By C. Zadik Shapiro.

http://takingthefifth-acriminallawblog.com
  • Nov 9

    SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS QUALIFIED IMMUNITY FOR OFFICER ENTERING RESIDENCE

    SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS QUALIFIED IMMUNITY FOR OFFICER ENTERING RESIDENCE
    In its first decision of the 2013-2014 season the Supreme Court reversed a finding by the Ninth Circuit that an officer was not protected by qualified immunity for entering a residence in hot pursuit. When La Mesa, California police officer…
  • Nov 9

    SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS QUALIFIED IMMUNITY FOR OFFICER ENTERING RESIDENCE

    SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS QUALIFIED IMMUNITY FOR OFFICER ENTERING RESIDENCE
    In its first decision of the 2013-2014 season the Supreme Court reversed a finding by the Ninth Circuit that an officer was not protected by qualified immunity for entering a residence in hot pursuit. When La Mesa, California police officer…
  • Aug 8

    THE SUPREME COURT AND DNA

    THE SUPREME COURT AND DNA
    Probably the most important criminal case decided by the Supreme Court this year was Maryland v. King. The Supreme Court upheld the taking of a DNA sample from a person arrested for a felony. It found that the taking of a DNA sample…
Rank this Week: 356

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Why Waiting Until the Last Minute to Hire a Criminal Lawyer is Not a Good Idea

    Why Waiting Until the Last Minute to Hire a Criminal Lawyer is Not a Good Idea
    Not unlike most Sundays I woke up yesterday to several find messages on my cell phone from perspective clients who are in need of criminal legal representation in court today. Someone needed a lawyer for a domestic assault and battery case…
  • Jul 24

    How Good Lawyers Manage Client Expectations in Criminal Case

    How Good Lawyers Manage Client Expectations in Criminal Case
    At least once a week a potential client will come into my office to discuss a pending case and conclude the conversation by asking me what guarantees I can give him. My answer is the same each time. There are no guarantees in this business.…
  • Jul 22

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?

    What is a Motion in Limine in a Criminal Case in Massachusetts?
    Motions in limine are requests brought by the parties and decided by a judge that determine what evidence might be admitted or excluded at trial. These motions are usually filed prior to trial or on the day of trial however they can be…
Rank this Week: 373

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 30

    United States v. Gardenhire, No. 13-50125…

    United States v. Gardenhire, No. 13-50125 (Wardlaw with Paez and Ponsor (D. Mass.)) --- The Ninth Circuit vacated an above-Guidelines sentence imposed after a defendant's guilty plea to pointing a laser beam at an aircraft, holding that…
  • Apr 28

    United States v. Torralba-Mendia, No.…

    United States v. Torralba-Mendia, No. 13-10064 (Murphy (E.D. Mich.) with Tallman and Rawlinson) ---  In this appeal involving a conviction for conspiracy to commit alien smuggling, the NInth Circuit affirms, finding no reversible plain…
  • Apr 26

    Case o' The Week: Undone by a "moment of mental clarity" - Alvarez-Ulloa and Insanity Defense

    Case o' The Week: Undone by a "moment of mental clarity" - Alvarez-Ulloa and Insanity Defense
     “Still crazy after all these years,” is not enough. “Still crazy for all these years?” asks the Ninth, instead.United States v. Alvarez-Ulloa, 2015 WL 1784183 (9thCir. Apr. 21, 2015), decision available…
Rank this Week: 386

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/
  • May 1

    Lawrence Hospital Center

    Lawrence Hospital Center
    A Bronx Birth Injury Lawyer said that, plaintiff, on her and her deceased daughter's behalf, sues defendants for medical malpractice and the daughter's wrongful death. The remaining defendants, defendant and Lawrence Hospital Center,…
  • Apr 30

    Mental Hygiene Law section 81.07...cont

    Mental Hygiene Law section 81.07...cont
    The court evaluator stated that when he met with the person, the person was not able to state why he wanted a guardian or what the guardianship proceedings were about. The court evaluator pointed out that the medical records did not indicate…
  • Apr 28

    Mental Hygiene Law section 81.07

    Mental Hygiene Law section 81.07
    A self-petition has been filed for the appointment of a guardian of the property of B.H., an alleged incapacitated person, hereinafter known as the ‘person’. This Court is obviously satisfied that the person was duly served with…
Rank this Week: 403

Seattle Criminal Defense Blog

Seattle Criminal Defense Blog

Examines legal topics and news in Washington state. By Pelley Law, PLLC.

http://www.pelleylawgroup.com/seattle-criminal-defenseblog
  • Apr 14

    SB 5052 (Medical Marijuana Law Update)

    SB 5052 (Medical Marijuana Law Update)
    SB 5052 passed the house and, after one more committee, will be on the way to the Governor for a signature enacting this latest bill into law. What will the “new laws” be? If passed, they are sweeping. Up until now, we…
  • Feb 2

    Case Law Update (February 2015)

    Case Law Update (February 2015)
    The following criminal cases of note were decided during the last two weeks: Federal Law  United States Supreme Court Holt v. Hobbs: Justice Alito, writing for a unanimous Court, held that Arkansas Department of Correction should have…
  • Aug 4

    Case Law Update (August, 2014)

    Case Law Update (August, 2014)
    Washington State Law Supreme Court of Washington State v. Homan:  In an opinion authored by Justice Wiggins and joined by Chief Justice Madsen and Justices Fairhurst, J.M. Johnson (P.T.), Stephens, Gonzalez, and Gordon McCloud, the Court…
Rank this Week: 414