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Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

http://www.shermancriminallawyer.com/
  • Dec 29

    Be careful what you Tweet for...

    Be careful what you Tweet for...
    A 17 year old in Tarrant County was arrested for tweeting a picture of picture of an airsoft rifle aimed at a marked Fort Worth police vehicle and "Should I do it? They Don't Care For a Black Male Anyways." Police justified their arrest,…
  • Jan 7

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways? (Part Two)

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways? (Part Two)
    However, Texas' public lewdness statute proscribes a wide range of conduct, including the consensual touching of breasts outside the clothing in public. Sec. 21.01. defines: (1) "Deviate sexual intercourse" means: (A) any contact between…
  • Jan 7

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?
    Salvador Cisneros came to the United States to realize the American dream, and part of his dream might have ranged from fondling breasts in public to joining the mile high club. Having been discovered in the United States without permission…
Rank this Week: 4825

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: 836

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • May 3

    Alan Dershowitz: It's a "Show Trial"

    Alan Dershowitz: It's a "Show Trial"
    Alan Dershowitz has chimed in on the charges against six police officers in Baltimore.  I frequently disagree with Prof. Dershowitz, and did so in a debate on the Piers Morgan show a couple of years ago (a chopped-up link is...
  • 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?…
Rank this Week: 173

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Hairdresser On Fire

    Hairdresser On Fire
    One of my favorite Morrissey lyrics off one his favorite albums.  A $100 tip to Morrissey's stylist who inspired the song:Hairdresser On FireHere is Londonhere is Londonis it home of the free,or what?can you squeeze meinto an empty page…
  • May 3

    Best Brand New: Crying "Patriot"

    Best Brand New: Crying "Patriot"
    Rush meets Stereolab meets Lush meets My Bloody Valentine meets........friggin' amazing.
  • May 3

    Best of Brand New: Freddie Hubbard CD "Red Clay"

    Best of Brand New: Freddie Hubbard CD "Red Clay"
    Hubbard's 1970 CTI release is jaw dropping.  So much good stuff here that it simply drips off the bone.Everyone talks about Miles' late 60's and early 70's releases as breaking so much ground in jazz fusion, but Hubbard's take relaxes…
Rank this Week: 2539

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 3

    AU Federal Police Defend Role in Bali Nine Arrest

    AU Federal Police Defend Role in Bali Nine Arrest
    Facing mounting criticism for helping Indonesia execute Bali Nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police held a press conference today to discuss the AFP's role in…
  • May 2

    Mayweather Beats Pacquiao: Unanimous Decision

    Mayweather Beats Pacquiao: Unanimous Decision
    All three judges scored Floyd Mayweather the victor over Manny Pacquaio. Scores: 118-110, 116-112, 116-112. After the fight: Was anyone rooting for Mayweather? [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2

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 3

    Indigent defense, civil commitment and the Texas surveillance state

    Indigent defense, civil commitment and the Texas surveillance state
    No time to delve into these issues in-depth, but fyi:The Texas Public Policy Foundation has a new white paper out on pretrial proceedings for indigent defendants.The judge overseeing Texas' sex-offender civil commitment program was…
  • May 3

    Finally ... the conservative case against pandering to police union

    Finally ... the conservative case against pandering to police union
    Interesting to see a meme I've heard from several Texas conservatives this year repeated in the pages of the New York Times. See Ross Douthat's "Our Police Union Problem," in which he declared that there is "a strong argument that the rise of…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 93

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer…

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer Blog

By IMG Legal Group.

http://www.imglegalgroup.com/#!blog/cxyn
Rank this Week: 2627

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 3

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download
    in criminal law and procedure ejournals are here. The usual disclaimers apply. RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 1,530 Rethinking Presumed Knowledge of the Law in the Regulatory Age Michael Anthony Cottone Independent Date posted to database: 24 Mar…
  • 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...
Rank this Week: 177

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/
  • May 3

    Ex-Professional Surfer Charged With Real Estate Fraud

    Ex-Professional Surfer Charged With Real Estate Fraud
    The former co-owner of clothing brand RVCA and professional surfer, Conan Hayes was charged in Orange County Superior Court with Real Estate fraud.  According to authorities, Hayes lied to Bank of America causing them to lose $586,245 on…
  • Apr 18

    Aliso Viejo Man Arrested For Shipping Electronics To Iran

    Aliso Viejo Man Arrested For Shipping Electronics To Iran
    F.B.I agents arrested Khosrow Afghahi, 71, of Aliso Viejo on suspicion of sending over $24 million worth of electronic supplies over the last five years.  In addition to Afghahi, 4 other people were also arrested.  According to the…
  • Mar 28

    Huntington Beach Teen Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charge

    Huntington Beach Teen Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charge
    Jackson Roland Westermeyer pleaded guilty to 1 count of meeting a minor to commit a lewd act, 5 counts of possession or control of child pornography and 1 count of extortion.  All felonies, Westermeyer faced up to 10 years in prison…
Rank this Week: 1639

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 3

    Final update- crash near American Falls claims one

    Final update- crash near American Falls claims one
    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 3

    Update - Injury crash near American Fall

    Update - Injury crash near American Fall
    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 3

    Injury crash near American Fall

    Injury crash near American Fall
    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: 453

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 204

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
  • May 3

    Journalists to Remember on World Press Freedom Day

    Journalists to Remember on World Press Freedom Day
    By Selin Thomas, Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting Fellow It would be impossible to bypass the endless torrent of violence and conflict currently ongoing around the world. Horrific scenes of decimated cities, bodies bloodied and limp,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 43

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2499

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • May 3

    If you let them build it, they will come: NY discovering how many have dreams of marijuana field

    If you let them build it, they will come: NY discovering how many have dreams of marijuana field
    Especially during baseball season, I am inclined to call "Field of Dreams" my all-time favorite sports movie. Consequently, I often think of the movie's most famous line In this post — "if you build it, they will come"…
  • May 3

    Could/will the marijuana industry become a boon for green energy innovation?

    Could/will the marijuana industry become a boon for green energy innovation?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this intriguing new article headlined "How The Tesla Battery Will Benefit Marijuana Growers." Here is why this story has me thinking today about the nexus between marijuana…
  • May 2

    "Do marijuana prisoners deserve amnesty?"

    "Do marijuana prisoners deserve amnesty?"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new CNN commentary authored by Mike Riggs, who is the communications director for Families Against Mandatory Minimums. Though the commentary starts with a discussion of marijuana reforms,…
Rank this Week: 2404

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 3

    CPLR §5501

    CPLR §5501
    A Bronx Trip and Fall Lawyer said that, third party defendant moves pursuant to CPLR §4404 and §5501, to reduce the damages awarded to the plaintiff, after a jury trial, contending that the award is excessive and materially deviates…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 411

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • May 3

    Will Filing for Bankruptcy Prevent Me from Joining the Military?

    Will Filing for Bankruptcy Prevent Me from Joining the Military?
    The state of Georgia is exceptionally proud to be the home for hundreds of thousands of U.S. military veterans and active duty servicemen and women. In addition to the current military population, many more Georgian residents are planning on…
  • Apr 5

    Do I Still Need to Pay My Taxes if I File for Bankruptcy?

    Do I Still Need to Pay My Taxes if I File for Bankruptcy?
    No one looks forward to preparing and filing their taxes.  Just like most Americans, many Georgian residents are very confused about what forms they need to fill out and how much money they need to send the government (if any) every tax…
  • Mar 19

    What Will Happen to My Credit Card Debt if I File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

    What Will Happen to My Credit Card Debt if I File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
    During the past few years, many Georgian families have consulted with bankruptcy attorneys to discuss whether filing for bankruptcy is the best option available to them for alleviating their financial burdens and improving their household…
Rank this Week: 2402

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1491

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1198

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Discusses alcohol-related crimes and their defenses with a concentration on Minnesota.

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • May 3

    What Do I Say During a DWI Traffic Stop?

    What Do I Say During a DWI Traffic Stop?
    A police officer stops your vehicle and asks you if you’ve been drinking. What do you say? Should you tell the truth? Risk telling a lie? Stay silent? Your first option when stopped by a police officer for drunk driving is to remain…
  • Apr 30

    Can You Get a DWI on Private Property?

    Can You Get a DWI on Private Property?
    Can a person be charged with DWI while driving on private property? While it may not make sense to most people, the truth is that it is indeed possible. Minnesota DWI statutes basically state that it is deemed unlawful to operate, drive, or…
  • Apr 27

    DWI and Alcohol Tolerance

    DWI and Alcohol Tolerance
    Many people boast that they have a high tolerance to alcohol, which means that they are able to consume more alcoholic drinks compared to the average person and still remain relatively sober. Is this true? Yes. Can alcohol tolerance be a…
Rank this Week: 1462

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • May 3

    Case o' The Week: Of teenagers and terrorists - Gardenhire and Guideline "recklessness"

    Case o' The Week: Of teenagers and terrorists - Gardenhire and Guideline "recklessness"
      Q: What possibly could be more stupid than aiming a laser at a plane?   A: Aiming a laser at the police helicopter dispatched to find the fool with the laser.   Stupid, however, does not reckless make. United…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 390

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 3

    #WhiteWorldProblems*

    #WhiteWorldProblems*
    In the New York Times Sunday Review, Ylonda Gault Caviness writes from the perspective of a black mom.  Black moms have become all the rage, following Toya Graham’s smacking her son upside his head for donning a hood and engaging…
  • May 3

    But For Video: Puppy Edition

    But For Video: Puppy Edition
    There is an old, disgusting, kinda sick joke that we used to share when I was a kid: you’re in a pit filled with feces up to your neck and somebody is about to pour a bucket filled with vomit on your head. Do you duck? That…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 41

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

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

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • May 3

    Zoe Quinn: Cyber victim or Cyberbully?

    Zoe Quinn: Cyber victim or Cyberbully?
    Zoe Quinn is being heralded as a helpless victim of the Internet's hate machine. Indeed, Katherine Clark, a Congressional representative for 5th District of Massachusetts, helped Ms. Quinn lie in front of Congress. Yet there's an untold story…
  • May 2

    Ever Had the Police Called on You for Blogging?

    Ever Had the Police Called on You for Blogging?
    If you're ever going to write about free speech on the Internet, expect a lot of bizarre behavior. Be prepared for lies. People will lie about you and then lie about ever having lied about you after they are exposed. You might even have the…
  • 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,…
Rank this Week: 464

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • May 3

    Dehydrated Driving vs. Drunk Driving

    Dehydrated Driving vs. Drunk Driving
    Everyone knows how dangerous it is to get behind the wheel while drunk, even though people are still willing risk their own lives and the lives of others on a nightly basis. A new study shows driving while dehydrated may be just as bad as…
  • Apr 28

    MBTA Bus Driver Arrested on DUI Charges in Personal Vehicle

    MBTA Bus Driver Arrested on DUI Charges in Personal Vehicle
    When we get on an MBTA bus or any other T vehicle, including green line trolleys, we assume the driver will be sober. It is not just passengers who are concerned about the dangers of a drunk mass transit driver, as MBTA policy and United…
  • Apr 24

    Massachusetts Man Arrested for Fifth DUI

    Massachusetts Man Arrested for Fifth DUI
    According to a recent report from My Fox Boston, a Marlborough, Massachusetts district court judge held defendant without bail after he was arrested for his fifth drunk driving arrest. Prosecutors allege 55-year-old defendant was driving his…
Rank this Week: 1146

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • May 3

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 108

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 108
    , vgl. dazu schon hier — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed…
  • Apr 30

    Rückschau der 8. Petersberger Tage im Video

    Rückschau der 8. Petersberger Tage im Video
    Die 8. Petersberger Tage fanden am 24. und 25. April 2015 erstmals nicht auf dem Petersberg statt, sondern im Kempinski Hotel Gravenbruch bei Frankfurt am Main. Das Programm widmete sich den Fehlerquellen im Strafprozess, insbesondere deren…
  • Apr 30

    Absurder Strafprozess wegen 50 Cent Pfandwert

    Absurder Strafprozess wegen 50 Cent Pfandwert
    Gäbe es eine Hitliste der absurdesten Anklagen, würde Aktenzeichen 262 Js 109/15 der Staatsanwaltschaft Hagen einen Spitzenplatz belegen. Gegenstand des Verfahren ist der Diebstahl zweier (leerer!) Coladosen – Pfandwert: 50…
Rank this Week: 3240

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4807

Washington State DUI and Criminal…

Washington State DUI and Criminal Traffic Blog

Covers DUI and traffic law issues. By W. james Kotlowski.

http://duiseattleblog.typepad.com/dui_seattle/
  • May 2

    Is a Washington State Ferry a Roadway?

    Is a Washington State Ferry a Roadway?
    Yes. Under Washington law a Washington State Ferry is actually part of the State "highway" system. I have had several DUI cases over the years where people fell asleep on the Ferry crossing. They were eventually woken up by a...
  • May 1

    BUI - Is "arraignment" a mandatory appearance?

    BUI - Is "arraignment" a mandatory appearance?
    No. Most of the time. In Washington State, District and Municipal Courts require the Defendant's mandatory appearance at DUI or Physical Control Arraignment's. Fortunately, Boating under the Influence (BUI) cases are not included. So if you…
  • May 1

    BUI - what's the maximum penalty?

    BUI - what's the maximum penalty?
    Boating Under the Influence (BUI) is a Gross Misdemeanor in Washington State. The maximum sentence is $5000.00 in fines and 364 days in Jail. However, unlike a DUI there are no mandatory minimum on Jail or fines.
Rank this Week: 758

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Covers criminal law, litigation tactics, parenting rights and medical marijuana.

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • May 2

    Private Detectives and Crime Scene

    Private Detectives and Crime Scene
    As many readers of this blog know, I co-owned a private investigations agency with my better half for over a decade. We specialized in legal investigations and worked hundreds of cases during that time. I brought to the agency my 18…
  • Apr 26

    What Is Social Media Saying About Your Case?

    What Is Social Media Saying About Your Case?
    Google: The Most Comprehensive Search Engine In January 2015, web-analysis company ComScore, Inc. announced that Google Sites led desktop searches with 64.4 percent for internet search queries. To quote Ian Lurie, CEO of the internet…
  • Apr 21

    Better Call Saul: Legal No-Nos in Dumpster Diving Scene

    Better Call Saul: Legal No-Nos in Dumpster Diving Scene
    We’re still catching up on our “Better Call Saul” TV watching. For those who haven’t seen this show, it’s about the hard-luck life of Saul Goodman, a funny, bumbling-yet-smart criminal defense…
Rank this Week: 4126

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

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

    SUPREME COURT ADDRESSES USE OF DRUG DOGS AT TRAFFIC STOPS

    SUPREME COURT ADDRESSES USE OF DRUG DOGS AT TRAFFIC STOPS
    If a police officer stops you for a minor traffic violation, how long should the officer be permitted to detain you? Suppose the officer issues you a ticket or a warning for the minor traffic violation and then says he wants you to wait while…
  • Apr 18

    IS DRUNK DRIVER RESPONSIBLE FOR KILLING DRUNK MAN LYING IN ROAD?

    IS DRUNK DRIVER RESPONSIBLE FOR KILLING DRUNK MAN LYING IN ROAD?
    Steven Anderson was drunk when he passed out on a rural highway. He was wearing dark clothing and went to sleep on the dark road around 1:00 am. There were no street lights in the area, and he was lying where there is a bend in the road.…
  • Apr 10

    BLOOD TESTS THROWN OUT IN OHIO DUI/OVI CASES WHEN LAW ENFORCEMENT FAILS TO FOLLOW RULES

    BLOOD TESTS THROWN OUT IN OHIO DUI/OVI CASES WHEN LAW ENFORCEMENT FAILS TO FOLLOW RULES
    Sometimes rules are not made to be broken. When it comes to cases of alleged driving under the influence, there are rules for drivers, and there are rules for the government. When a driver breaks the rules, there are consequences. There are…
Rank this Week: 3181

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

Swiss blawg covering a broad range of Swiss and international laws.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 1158

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • May 1

    Driving While License Suspended Without Ever Having a License

    Driving While License Suspended Without Ever Having a License
    One of the cool things about criminal law is that our evidence, disputes, and analysis are open to the public. All of our disagreements at motion hearings and trials are open to the public. If an "expert" claims that XYZ is true, that…
  • Apr 19

    Don't Have $35? How About an Arrest for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender?

    Don't Have $35? How About an Arrest for Failure to Register as a Sex Offender?
    Forgive me for stating the obvious, but a criminal record will hurt your employment opportunities. A petit theft charge, for example, will limit job opportunities in retail stores because most retail stores suffer the majority of their…
  • Apr 3

    A New Arrest Does Not Prove a Violation of Probation

    A New Arrest Does Not Prove a Violation of Probation
    Violations of probation can be difficult to prove, and this is especially true of VOP's based upon a new arrest. An arrest is certainly enough to have a judge sign a No Bond VOP warrant, but the State will have to present more evidence than…
Rank this Week: 2167

White Collar Crime News

White Collar Crime News

Covers white collar crime news. By Jef Henninger.

http://whitecollarcrimenews.com
  • May 1

    Will Chris Christie be arrested in Bridgegate scandal?

    Will Chris Christie be arrested in Bridgegate scandal?
    Today in New Jersey, David Wildstein entered a guilty plea and indictments against Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni were unsealed.  This left most people wondering, well what about Chris Christie?  At least some were expecting that he…
  • Apr 1

    Senator Robert Menendez indicted on corruption charges in New Jersey

    Senator Robert Menendez indicted on corruption charges in New Jersey
    Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey has been accused with trading trading political help for assorted benefits from a Florida eye doctor. The opthalmologist, Dr. Salomon Melgen, allegedly bestowed campaign contributions, plane rides and gifts…
  • Dec 13

    Morris County Fraud Lawyer

    Morris County Fraud Lawyer
    Morris County Fraud Lawyers Morris County, New Jersey is a very wealthy area.  In addition, there are a lot of businesses there.  As a result, there is also a lot of fraud and other white collar crimes.  In fact, the Morris…
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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…
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San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI issues. By the Law Offices of Peter A. Mesich.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyer-blog.com/
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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: 26

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • May 1

    The District Attorney isn't the Enemy

    The District Attorney isn't the Enemy
    There is a grave misconception or disconnect between what is portrayed on TV and what really happens behind closed doors; especially, here in Maine.  On TV's popular show, Law & Order, the DA, played by Sam Waterson, is often seen in…
  • May 1

    How Prescription Drugs Can Lead to an OUI Charge

    How Prescription Drugs Can Lead to an OUI Charge
    Everyone knows that operating a vehicle while under the influence (OUI) is illegal. However, many people fail to realize that “operating under the influence” does not strictly mean “under the influence of alcohol.”…
  • Apr 30

    How long does an OUI stay on your record?

    How long does an OUI stay on your record?
    An OUI is a permanent black mark on your Maine driving and criminal record, but this is not the only thing about which you should concern yourself when facing this type of driving infraction. There are numerous legal consequences surrounding…
Rank this Week: 4742

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law issues from the point of view of a former state prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney. By Kyle Green.

http://www.criminaldefenseattorneykg.com/blog/
  • May 1

    Criminal Charges for Leaving Child in a vehicle

    Criminal Charges for Leaving Child in a vehicle
    Roughly 20 states have specific laws making it illegal to leave a child unattended in a vehicle. However, Arizona is not one of these states. Arizona does have several laws that can be used to prosecute someone who leaves a child in a hot…
  • Apr 28

    Supreme Court Rules: Cops Can’t Detain Suspects to wait for Drug-sniffing Dog

    Supreme Court Rules: Cops Can’t Detain Suspects to wait for Drug-sniffing Dog
    On April 21, 2015 the United States Supreme Court made a ruling on whether an officer may extend an already completed traffic stop for a canine sniff without reasonable suspicion. In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the…
  • Mar 19

    Arizona Medical Marijuana Act

    Arizona Medical Marijuana Act
    The Arizona Medical Marijuana Initiative (Proposition 203) was on the November 2, 2010 ballot as an initiated state statute. Arizona Medical Marijuana Question, Proposition 203 (2010), March 19, 2015,…
Rank this Week: 3883

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • May 1

    Update: DUI & Lifetime Revocation Legislation

    Update: DUI & Lifetime Revocation Legislation
    For the last several years, Larry Davis has been engaged in negotiations on behalf of the Illinois State Bar Association ('ISBA') and the Illinois Lawyers and Substance Abuse Counselors Association ('ILSACA') with the Office of the Secretary…
  • Apr 23

    Lawsuit Alleges Chicago Police Department Conducting "Suspicionless" Stop-And-Frisk

    Lawsuit Alleges Chicago Police Department Conducting "Suspicionless" Stop-And-Frisk
    A federal lawsuit filed on Monday on behalf of six African-American men contends that the Chicago Police Department's stop-and-frisk policy has violated their constitutional rights. The lawsuit alleges "suspicionless" street stops led to…
  • Apr 16

    Suit Alleges Probation Officers, Chicago Cops, and FBI Conspired to Conduct Warrantless Searche

    Suit Alleges Probation Officers, Chicago Cops, and FBI Conspired to Conduct Warrantless Searche
    Orangelo Payne, 35, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the FBI, Chicago police, the Cook County probation department, an FBI agent as well as individual police and probation officers. He alleges that while he was on probation…
Rank this Week: 474

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: 248

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • May 1

    OUI & THC LEVEL- LOSING SIGHT OF THE CRIME’S PURPOSE.

    OUI & THC LEVEL- LOSING SIGHT OF THE CRIME’S PURPOSE.
    Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. Date:  May 1, 2015 OUI & THC LEVEL- LOSING SIGHT OF THE CRIME’S PURPOSE. Here, I will spill a few words on the legislative effort to define the crime of OUI to include operating a motor vehicle with 5…
  • Apr 26

    RODRIGUEZ AND THE DOGS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT

    RODRIGUEZ AND THE DOGS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT
    Posted by:  Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. Date:  April 26, 2015 RODRIGUEZ AND THE DOGS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT On April 21, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Rodriguez v. United States.   These days, police…
  • Apr 12

    RECORD POLICE- IF THEY’VE DONE NOTHING WRONG THERE’S NOTHING TO HIDE

    RECORD POLICE- IF THEY’VE DONE NOTHING WRONG THERE’S NOTHING TO HIDE
    RECORD POLICE- IF THEY’VE DONE NOTHING WRONG THERE’S NOTHING TO HIDE Posted By:  Edmund R, Folsom, Esq. Date:  April 12, 2015 Walter Scott is shot repeatedly in the back by Charleston South Carolina Police Officer…
Rank this Week: 3868

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • May 1

    What is “Depraved Heart” Murder?

    What is “Depraved Heart” Murder?
    One of the Baltimore City Police Officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray was charged today with second degree “depraved heart” murder. Under Maryland law, the penalty for this… read more → The post What is…
  • Apr 28

    Tulsa Shooting Case: Gun, Not Taser

    Tulsa Shooting Case: Gun, Not Taser
    Attorney Page Pate joins CNN Newsroom to discuss manslaughter charges against Tulsa, Oklahoma, reserve deputy sheriff, Robert Bates, who claims he accidentally shot Eric Harris with his gun instead of… read more → The post Tulsa…
  • Apr 28

    Judge Baxter Reconsiders APS Sentence

    Judge Baxter Reconsiders APS Sentence
    Attorney Page Pate talks with Christopher King of CBS Atlanta WGCL 46 and offers his expert commentary on Judge Baxter’s decision to revisit the sentences of some educators convicted in… read more → The post Judge Baxter…
Rank this Week: 942

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • May 1

    Involuntary Manslaughter

    Involuntary Manslaughter
    What is involuntary manslaughter in Maryland? Involuntary Manslaughter There are two theories the State can go forward on under the involuntary manslaughter law in Maryland: Gross Negligence Act; or Unlawful Act. Involuntary Manslaughter…
  • May 1

    Second Degree Depraved Heart Murder

    Second Degree Depraved Heart Murder
    What is Second degree Depraved Heart Murder in Maryland? Second Degree Depraved Heart Murder Homicide — Second Degree Depraved Heart Murder If the State wants to prove second degree depraved heart murder, they must prove: The defendant…
  • Apr 30

    Injury Lawyer in Maryland

    Injury Lawyer in Maryland
    Do you need a car injury lawyer in Maryland? If you’ve been injured in a car, truck or motorcycle accident you have a lot of questions and you want a lawyer that is going to listen. Maryland Injury Lawyer Maryland injury lawyer Randolph…
Rank this Week: 2792

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Covers Colorado Springs criminal defense, injury, and accident news.

http://www.coloradospringsattorneys.org/blog/
  • May 1

    Fort Carson Soldier Dies in Motorcycle Accident

    Fort Carson Soldier Dies in Motorcycle Accident
    Tragic news from Colorado Springs came out on Saturday. A Fort Carson soldier was riding his motorcycle in a group of other riders. He was on Cimarron street heading west from I-25 when traffic slowed. The soldier tried to avoid … The…
  • Apr 29

    Child Thrown from Vehicle in Colorado Springs Crash

    Child Thrown from Vehicle in Colorado Springs Crash
    On Sunday, a 6-year-old child was ejected from a vehicle in a Colorado Springs traffic accident. The child was riding in a silver Ford. The driver of the Ford was attempting to make a legal turn at the intersection of … The post Child…
  • Apr 28

    Distracted Driving Accident

    Distracted Driving Accident
    With the advent of the smart phone and texting, accidents caused by distracted driving are on the rise. Certainly, distracted drivers caused accidents since the dawn of the automobile, given that people love to play with the radio, eat, put…
Rank this Week: 3156

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer…

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri family law. By Brinkman & Alter, LLC.

http://www.stlouiscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 1

    What Should I Do If I Am Caught With Marijuana in the St Louis Area?

    What Should I Do If I Am Caught With Marijuana in the St Louis Area?
    Most people (when charged with possession of marijuana in St. Louis) do not get an attorney. They do not seek out any advice as to their legal rights. And they do not check into what options they might have available to them. As a result,…
  • Apr 30

    Is the State of Missouri Legalizing Marijuana Possession?

    Is the State of Missouri Legalizing Marijuana Possession?
    No, Missouri is not legalizing marijuana. The state is decriminalizing it. Yes, there is a distinction!! First of all, the possession of marijuana is still (and will continue to be) illegal in Missouri. But recently the state legislature…
  • Oct 24

    DOES FILING A ST LOUIS BANKRUPTCY MEAN I WILL LOSE ALL MY ASSETS?

    DOES FILING A ST LOUIS BANKRUPTCY MEAN I WILL LOSE ALL MY ASSETS?
    Filing a St. Louis bankruptcy does not automatically mean that you will lose your assets, like a car or house. In fact, it is the number goal at Brinkman & Alter to make sure that you keep all of your belongings (whether it is personal or…
Rank this Week: 3308

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 1

    Freddie Gray Police Officers Chaged Today: What Happens Next

    Freddie Gray Police Officers Chaged Today: What Happens Next
    Now that all police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray have been charged by the Baltimore State's Attorney, I will lay out what to expect in the next 30 days. Charged by Criminal Information: There are two ways to charge a…
  • Mar 27

    Experienced DWI/DUI Lawyers Avoid Mistke

    Experienced DWI/DUI Lawyers Avoid Mistke
    Defendants in DUI cases who have commercial driver's license pose a unique set of challenges and considerations for Maryland DUI Attorneys. I have blogged often about the importance of selecting an attorney who specializes in DUI/DWI defense.…
  • Feb 24

    Continental and FreeState Gun Range Cases Increasing Recently

    Continental and FreeState Gun Range Cases Increasing Recently
    As an Aggressive and Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney, I have handled hundreds of cases involving the illegal possession of regulated firearms by disqualified persons. These are very serious offenses that can carry mandatory 5 year…
Rank this Week: 1364

White Collar Alert

White Collar Alert

Provides news and insight to counsel and legal observers concerning white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, government litigation and regulatory compliance. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://whitecollarblog.mmwr.com
  • May 1

    Confidentiality Shouldn’t End When the Lawyer Walks Through the Nonprofit’s Door

    Confidentiality Shouldn’t End When the Lawyer Walks Through the Nonprofit’s Door
    Yesterday, the Association of Corporate Counsel (“ACC”) filed an amicus curiae brief requesting that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court uphold the Commonwealth Court’s decision that there is no fiduciary duty for attorneys of…
  • Apr 24

    General Petraeus Avoids Jail for Leaking Classified Information to Girlfriend

    General Petraeus Avoids Jail for Leaking Classified Information to Girlfriend
    Yesterday, former CIA head and retired General David H. Petraeus was sentenced for leaking classified information about the war in Afghanistan to his biographer/mistress, Paula Broadwell. Broadwell published a biography about him in 2012,…
  • Mar 25

    More Puritanical Punishment Courtesy of Utah: “White Collar Crime Registry”

    More Puritanical Punishment Courtesy of Utah: “White Collar Crime Registry”
    This post was co-authored by White Collar Alert contributor, Erin Dougherty. Yesterday, Utah Governor Gary Herbert signed a new bill into law that creates a “Utah White Collar Crime Offender Registry” (the “Registry”).…
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