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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/
  • Jul 25

    Romanyuk v. State - Florida Prescription Drug Conviction Overturned

    Romanyuk v. State - Florida Prescription Drug Conviction Overturned
    Florida's Second District Court of Appeal recently found in Romanyuk v. Florida that a trial court wrongly denied jury instructions requested by the defense in a prescription drug criminal case. The case resulted in a conviction, which per…
  • Jul 16

    State v. Teamer - Vehicle Color Discrepancy Not Grounds for Traffic Stop

    State v. Teamer - Vehicle Color Discrepancy Not Grounds for Traffic Stop
    Acquiring a new paint job on your car isn't grounds for police officers in Florida to pull you over. This might seem a common-sense conclusion, but it was one recently decided by the Florida Supreme Court in State v. Teamer, where officers…
  • Jul 8

    Tolbert v. State - Wrongful Admission of Firearm Evidence Sends Case Back to Court

    Tolbert v. State - Wrongful Admission of Firearm Evidence Sends Case Back to Court
    It's been estimated by the Pew Research Center that some 37 percent of Americans - or more than one-third - own a firearm or have a firearm in their home owned by someone else. While the laws governing their use, sale and storage have become…
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Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    Intoxicated Man Arrested for Lewd Acts at OKC Apartment Complex

    Intoxicated Man Arrested for Lewd Acts at OKC Apartment Complex
    An Oklahoma City man with a record of drunken run-ins with police was arrested over the weekend after allegedly harassing young girls at a local apartment complex. Police were called to the Knight Lake Apartments near Rockwell and Wilshire…
  • Jul 17

    Drunk Dialing Pizza Prank Leads to Criminal Charge

    Drunk Dialing Pizza Prank Leads to Criminal Charge
    Some people just don’t know when to quit. A 29-year-old Kentucky man arrested for shoplifiting beer has been charged with additional crimes after pulling a prank at the police station where he was taken. Police say Michael Harp and his…
  • Jul 14

    White Collar Crimes: Bankruptcy Fraud

    White Collar Crimes: Bankruptcy Fraud
    Times are tough. Small business owners find themselves taking on more and more debt in order to keep their companies afloat. Men and women who have built strong careers find themselves suddenly out of work due to corporate downsizing. Getting…
Rank this Week: 1653

Questions and Answers About…

Questions and Answers About Arrests, Criminal Procdures and Policies

By the Law Offices of Patituce & Associates, LLC.

http://www.patitucelaw.com/faqs/
  • Jul 21

    Will An Ohio OVI Affect My Medical License?

    Will An Ohio OVI Affect My Medical License?
    As a law firm that focuses heavily on OVI defense we take on many clients who are doctors, dentists, nurses, and other medical professionals. Read More
  • Jul 21

    What Is The Average Cost For An OVI Attorney?

    What Is The Average Cost For An OVI Attorney?
    If you are trying to figure out how much an OVI attorney costs you are on the right track. As you probably know by now an OVI/DUI conviction can be life changing – mandatory jail, mandatory fines, and mandatory license suspensions can…
  • Jul 21

    What Lawyers Handle Drug Cases In Lorain Ohio?

    What Lawyers Handle Drug Cases In Lorain Ohio?
    If you have been arrested for drug charges in Lorain Ohio you need to hire the most experienced and skilled defense attorney that you can afford. Read More
Rank this Week: 3471

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: 2282

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    University of Georgia student faces felony charge

    University of Georgia student faces felony charge
    A college basketball player was cut from his team after drug-related allegations led to his arrest. Facing felony charges for possessing marijuana, the University of Georgia student has maintained his innocence while also apologizing for any…
  • Jul 7

    Woman killed on film set, producers indicted on criminal charge

    Woman killed on film set, producers indicted on criminal charge
    Deaths on the big screen might not faze some viewers, but a death behind the camera of a film might surprise some. Recently, a woman working on a film set in Georgia lost her life in a tragic accident. Although...
  • Jun 23

    Child left in hot car dies, father faces criminal charge

    Child left in hot car dies, father faces criminal charge
    Most Americans know that, when the temperature outside rises, the temperature inside of a locked car can climb even higher. However, in such a time-constrained and stressful world, unfortunate accidents can occur. A Georgia father apparently…
Rank this Week: 1514

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

Provides New York criminal law updates and commentary. By Easton Thompson Kasperek.

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1552

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/
  • Jul 21

    "Boston Bombing Suspect’s Friend Is Convicted of Conspiracy and Obstruction"

    "Boston Bombing Suspect’s Friend Is Convicted of Conspiracy and Obstruction"
    From The New York Times: In the case that ended on Monday, prosecutors said that after Mr. Tazhayakov and another friend, Dias Kadyrbayev, realized Mr. Tsarnaev was a suspect in the bombing, they removed items including a backpack and a...
  • Jul 21

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download
    in criminal law and procedure ejournals are here. The usual disclaimers apply. RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 791 Not an 'Ebay for Drugs': The Cryptomarket 'Silk Road' as a Paradigm Shifting Criminal Innovation Judith Aldridge and David…
  • Jul 21

    "FedEx indicted for drug dealing. Not a delivery guy — the whole company."

    "FedEx indicted for drug dealing. Not a delivery guy — the whole company."
    From The Washington Post: According to prosecutors, the company knew the shipping services it provided to two Internet pharmacies ran afoul of the law. “FedEx knew that it was delivering drugs to dealers and addicts,” said a press release…
Rank this Week: 119

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jul 21

    John Oliver covers the realities of incarceration nation

    John Oliver covers the realities of incarceration nation
    A whole lots of folks have sent me notes to make sure I saw the remarkable 15+ minute piece on John Oliver's HBO show about the realities of modern prison realities. To make sure everyone gets to see this effective...
  • Jul 21

    Thoughtful Teague-based criticism of the remarkable California capital ruling in Jones v. Chappell

    Thoughtful Teague-based criticism of the remarkable California capital ruling in Jones v. Chappell
    Among a large number of major sentencing developments last week, the biggest in the capital punishment arena was clearly, as discussed here and here, U.S. District Judge Cormac Carney ruling that all of California's death penalty system is…
  • Jul 21

    "Liberal but Not Stupid: Meeting the Promise of Downsizing Prisons"

    "Liberal but Not Stupid: Meeting the Promise of Downsizing Prisons"
    The title of this post is the title of this important and timely new paper authored by two terrific criminologists, Professors Joan Petersilia and Francis T. Cullen, and now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: A confluence of factors...
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Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law news, updates and commentary. Published By Hoffman & Associates

http://www.losangelescriminallawyersblog.com
  • Jul 21

    What is a Plea Bargain in a Los Angeles Criminal Case?

    What is a Plea Bargain in a Los Angeles Criminal Case?
    When you have been charged with a criminal offense, you will be given the opportunity to appear in court before a criminal Judge and have your case heard. This hearing will be referred to as an Arraignment. At the Arraignment, several things…
  • Jul 21

    Can I Hire a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney if I have a Public Defender?

    Can I Hire a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney if I have a Public Defender?
    One of the most important rights you are granted by the United States Constitution is your right to counsel. Unlike other areas of law, criminal law will provide an attorney for you if you are unable to hire one on your own. This is because…
  • Jul 10

    Do I have to Appear in Court if I have a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney?

    Do I have to Appear in Court if I have a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney?
    Our clients lead busy lives and with work, school, and social obligations. It is often stressful and proves to be difficult for them to clear up the day they are required to appear before the Criminal Judge. Fortunately, once they have…
Rank this Week: 3613

Ponzitracker

Ponzitracker

Covers Ponzi schemes. By Jordan Maglich.

http://www.ponzitracker.com/
  • Jul 21

    Florida Cop Gets 5-Year Sentence For Rothstein Ties, Including Illegal Arrest

    Florida Cop Gets 5-Year Sentence For Rothstein Ties, Including Illegal Arrest
    "Mr. Benjamin, while wearing the cloak of BSO authority, engineered the arrest and incarceration of an innocent citizen.  This was done purely for financial gain. This conduct is deplorable — it is unconscionable." - U.S. District…
  • Jul 18

    Appeals Court Rules Stanford Victims Ineligible For SIPC Coverage

    Appeals Court Rules Stanford Victims Ineligible For SIPC Coverage
    A federal appeals court affirmed that victims of Allen Stanford's massive $7 billion Ponzi scheme - the second largest scheme in history behind only Bernard Madoff's scheme - are not "customers" of Stanford's American-based bank and thus not…
  • Jul 17

    Florida Radio Host Charged In $3.1 Million Ponzi Scheme Targeting Haitian

    Florida Radio Host Charged In $3.1 Million Ponzi Scheme Targeting Haitian
    Florida law enforcement officials raided the office of a Florida radio personality Thursday morning and later arrested the man on charges that he ran a $3.1 million Ponzi scheme that targeted Haitian-Americans.  Philippe Bourciquot faces…
Rank this Week: 73

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    10 Arrested in Undercover Sting Targeting Unlicensed Contractors in Hernando County

    10 Arrested in Undercover Sting Targeting Unlicensed Contractors in Hernando County
    A total of 10 people were arrested in an undercover operation cracking down on unlicensed contractors resulting in civil citations totaling $9,675. The sheriff’s office, working with the Hernando County Building Department, conducted a…
  • Jul 16

    Ex-Florida Deputy Arrested in Alaska after Living More Than 2 Decades as a Fugitive

    Ex-Florida Deputy Arrested in Alaska after Living More Than 2 Decades as a Fugitive
    A former sheriff’s deputy, wanted since 1991 for capital sexual battery in Bradenton, Florida, was arrested on identity theft charges early Friday at his home in Eagle River, Alaska. Police claim they found the man living life on the…
  • Jul 15

    Pinellas Park Firefighter Arrested for Selling Prescription Pill

    Pinellas Park Firefighter Arrested for Selling Prescription Pill
    A Pinellas Park firefighter has been arrested for selling and possessing prescription drugs, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office. Detectives began to investigate after allegedly receiving a tip that the 38-year-old Largo…
Rank this Week: 892

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jul 21

    Reckless Driving Possibly to Blame in Utah I-215 Accident

    Reckless Driving Possibly to Blame in Utah I-215 Accident
    In what appears to be a case of reckless driving, on Friday, July 18, the driver of a Mitsubishi Eclipse lost control of his vehicle on I-215 causing an accident that backed up traffic for 45 minutes. Not Drunk, Just Dumb On Friday evening,…
  • Jul 16

    Proposed Federal Prosecutor Integrity Act Seeks Balance and Truth

    Proposed Federal Prosecutor Integrity Act Seeks Balance and Truth
    Even though we live in a country where a defendant is considered innocent until proven guilty, the United States justice system has long been viewed as heavily one-sided in favor of the prosecution. With more personnel, financial and other…
  • Jul 15

    Former Utah Attorney General Charged with 10 Felonies. Official Criminal Court Docket of State v. Mark L. Shurtleff.

    Former Utah Attorney General Charged with 10 Felonies. Official Criminal Court Docket of State v. Mark L. Shurtleff.
    Not all the details are out, but former Utah Attorney General Mark L. Shurtleff has been charged with 10 Felonies. The criminal court docket is found below: 3RD DISTRICT COURT – SALT LAKE SALT LAKE COUNTY, STATE OF UTAH STATE OF UTAH…
Rank this Week: 722

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/
  • Jul 21

    Man Arrested for Human Trafficking in Orange County

    Man Arrested for Human Trafficking in Orange County
    Ronald Preston Spurlock, 36 of Santa Ana was arrested on one felony count of human trafficking, five felony counts of pandering a victim over 18, two felony counts of sale or transportation of marijuana, five felony counts of pimping, and one…
  • Jul 20

    Garden Grove Man Charged with $90,000 Loan Modification Fraud

    Garden Grove Man Charged with $90,000 Loan Modification Fraud
    Duy Khac Nguyen, 34 of Garden Grove was charged with allegedly defrauding 42 victims by operating a fraudulent loan modification business. The Orange County District Attorney's Office charged 37 counts of grand theft, 5 counts of theft from…
  • Jul 19

    New York Doctor Convicted of Manslaughter After Prescribing Painkiller

    New York Doctor Convicted of Manslaughter After Prescribing Painkiller
    A New York doctor was convicted of manslaughter after one of his patients died of an overdose and another killed four people during a pharmacy robbery. Dr. Stan Li was also charged and convicted of recklessly endangering six other patients…
Rank this Week: 692

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Levow & Associates.

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3099

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jul 21

    Why Jones v. Chappell is Wrong, Part 2

    Why Jones v. Chappell is Wrong, Part 2
    Last Wednesday, I noted in this post some of the reasons why Judge Carney's decision in Jones v. Chappell (declaring California's death penalty unconstitutional due to delays in execution) was wrong.  The opinion is wrong in so many ways…
  • Jul 21

    Arizona Execution Disclosure Case Headed for SCOTUS

    Arizona Execution Disclosure Case Headed for SCOTUS
    Today's News Scan notes the stay of execution granted by a divided panel of the Ninth Circuit to Arizona murderer Joseph Wood so he can litigate his supposed First Amendment right to information about the source of Arizona's execution…
  • Jul 21

    News Scan

    News Scan
    AZ Murderer Granted Stay of Execution: A federal appeals court has ruled to delay an Arizona man's execution until prison officials reveal details on the two-drug protocol to be used to put him to death.  Jacques Billeaud and Andrew…
Rank this Week: 217

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Jul 21

    Kentucky Woman Likely to be Exonerated

    Kentucky Woman Likely to be Exonerated
    A woman who has been granted a retrial by a Kentucky appeals court after someone else confessed they had committed the crime is likely to be exonerated, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal. Susan Jean King was convicted of…
  • Jul 17

    Support Mounts for Death Row Inmate's Innocence

    Support Mounts for Death Row Inmate's Innocence
    More than a year ago the Innocence Project and lead counsel for Florida death row inmate Clemente Aguirre presented compelling new evidence for overturning his conviction. Today, attorneys who served as prosecutors or government appellate…
  • Jul 16

    Network Attorney Talks about Securing Client's Freedom

    Network Attorney Talks about Securing Client's Freedom
    Three weeks after a Michigan man was released from prison when DNA evidence proved his innocence of a 2006 rape, his attorney described the timeline of accepting the case and securing his freedom. Thomas M. Cooley Innocence Project…
Rank this Week: 480

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jul 21

    Azamat Tazhayakov Convicted of Obstruction of Justice and Conspiracy in Boston

    Azamat Tazhayakov Convicted of Obstruction of Justice and Conspiracy in Boston
    Azamat Tazhayakov has been found guilty of Obstruction of Justice and Conspiracy as to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's backpack, but not his laptop. Juror Daniel Antonino told reporters the jury believed the laptop had been taken "because it was... [[…
  • Jul 21

    ISIS: No Shortage of New Recruit

    ISIS: No Shortage of New Recruit
    ISIS has released these photos of its new recruits being trained somewhere in Ninawah. Apparently, there is no shortage of volunteers. (None of these photos have gruesome images or depict killings or injuries.) Note the boys dressed in…
  • Jul 21

    New Report on Human Rights Abuses in U.S. Terror Case

    New Report on Human Rights Abuses in U.S. Terror Case
    The Human Rights Institute at Columbia Law School has released a new report, Illusion of Justice, Human Rights Abuses in U.S. Terrorism cases. The 212 page report examines 27 terror cases from start to finish. [S]ince the September…
Rank this Week: 3

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense…

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law news and cases. By Marcia G. Shein.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    New rules announced for some federal criminal investigation

    New rules announced for some federal criminal investigation
    Although there can be overlap between state and federal crimes, one notable difference is sentencing. The Federal Sentencing Guidelines may impose more serious penalties than an equivalent offense under Georgia state law. However, an attorney…
  • Jul 11

    Can admissions be made on a social media account?

    Can admissions be made on a social media account?
    Readers may have heard about prospective employers looking at candidates’ social media sites, but today’s story offers a new twist. Specifically, a criminal defendant is appealing a conviction that resulted from rap lyrics…
  • Jul 7

    Alleged repeat felony offense implicates harsher penaltie

    Alleged repeat felony offense implicates harsher penaltie
    Although there is a separation of church and state in this country, any individual that commits an unlawful sexual offense can be held accountable. Unfortunately, the media scandal surrounding allegations of a sex crime often overshadow that…
Rank this Week: 921

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers California criminal law topics, including DUI, search and seizure, white collar crimes and sex crimes. By Sean F. Leslie.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Arrests Made After Race on Thursday in Del Mar - San Diego

    Arrests Made After Race on Thursday in Del Mar - San Diego
    Everyone had a great time watching the horse race last Thursday at the Del Mar racetrack, the 75th season of local thoroughbred racing; alcoholic drinks were a fan favorite. After the fun was over, authorities were ahead of the game and set…
  • Jul 16

    Police Search for Dangerous Hit-and-Run Driver in San Diego

    Police Search for Dangerous Hit-and-Run Driver in San Diego
    Cesar Chavez Parkway in San Diego became a danger zone Monday night when a southbound grey and red sedan swerved its way into northbound traffic. The sedan pummeled a man riding a motorcycle in said northbound traffic, causing the driver to…
  • Jul 15

    San Diego School iPad Thieves Found and Taken Into Custody

    San Diego School iPad Thieves Found and Taken Into Custody
    Earlier this week thieves targeted two schools in the San Diego Unified School District, Lewis Middle School and Patrick Henry High School. At first, for some reason, it was thought the two burglaries at the schools were unassociated…
Rank this Week: 581

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Rodriguez v. Wolfe

    Rodriguez v. Wolfe
    Rodriguez v. Wolfe Court Discusses Whether Forum Non Conveniens Precluded it from Exercising Quasi in Rem Jurisdiction The decedent who was a passenger in one of the motor vehicles involved in a car accident died in Florida after the…
  • Jul 21

    Mental Hygiene Law

    Mental Hygiene Law
    Respondent is the subject of a sex offender civil management petition filed pursuant to article 10 of the Mental Hygiene Law. A hearing was conducted to determine whether probable cause exists to believe respondent is a sex offender requiring…
  • Jul 20

    70.25, subd. 2, of the Penal Law

    70.25, subd. 2, of the Penal Law
    In April 1969, the relator was convicted in the Nassau County Court of one count of grand larceny in the third degree, and one count of forgery in the third degree, on the basis of his prior plea of guilty....
Rank this Week: 1014

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Jul 21

    Retroactive Federal Drug Sentence Reduction

    Retroactive Federal Drug Sentence Reduction
    Last week, the United States Sentencing Commission voted to retroactively cut federal prison sentences for drug crimes.  The Commission voted to retroactively decrease the drug table by two offense levels for all drug types.…
  • Jul 11

    The Police Need a Search Warrant to Obtain Information About the Location of Your Cell Phone

    The Police Need a Search Warrant to Obtain Information About the Location of Your Cell Phone
    In the case of the United States versus Quartavious Davis, Mr. Davis was convicted of several armed robberies that occurred at different times and in several different locations.  In order to prove that Davis was in the general…
  • Jul 2

    The Police Need a Warrant to Search Your Cell Phone

    The Police Need a Warrant to Search Your Cell Phone
    In the case of Riley versus California, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the police generally may not, without a warrant, search the contents of a cell phone that is taken from someone who has been arrested.  The… The…
Rank this Week: 3331

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

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

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
  • Jul 21

    10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice.

    10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice.
    Taking over the world in crisp robes: 10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice. Being a new lawyer is challenging.  Whether you are working as an associate or starting […]by Sean Robichaud The post 10 tips for new…
  • Jul 18

    Disincentives Towards Innocence: Wrongful Convictions at a Micro-Level

    Disincentives Towards Innocence: Wrongful Convictions at a Micro-Level
    DISINCENTIVES TOWARDS INNOCENCE: A LOOK AT WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS IN THE ONTARIO CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM (Sean Robichaud, 2004)*  * This is an older paper written many years ago.  However, it […]by Sean Robichaud The post…
  • Jul 9

    The impossible task of marketing a criminal law firm or lawyer

    The impossible task of marketing a criminal law firm or lawyer
    I would rather sell space heaters to snowmen: the impossible task of marketing a criminal lawyer’s service. Over the weekend I went to the Whitewater micro brewery in Beachburg, […]by Sean Robichaud The post The impossible…
Rank this Week: 2976

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    5 Things You Don’t Know About Filing Bankruptcy – But You Should!

    5 Things You Don’t Know About Filing Bankruptcy – But You Should!
    Due to the recent economic hardships facing many Georgians, our office has received several calls from individuals who are struggling to pay their bills, provide for their families, and control their mounting debt.  For many people,…
  • Jul 18

    Top Questions You Will Most Likely Be Asked During Your Immigration Interview

    Top Questions You Will Most Likely Be Asked During Your Immigration Interview
    U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents (LPRs) are eligible to sponsor their spouses for U.S. permanent residence (i.e. green cards).  To do so, the U.S. citizen or LPR files an I-130 Petition for Immigrant Relative with U.S.…
  • Jul 10

    Will Immigration Reform Affect Me?

    Will Immigration Reform Affect Me?
    Comprehensive immigration reform has been looming on the horizon for over two years now.  Ever since the Senate agreed to its own bill last summer, immigration advocates and opponents alike have been waiting for the House of…
Rank this Week: 936

White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

Tracks developments in notable white collar and securities enforcement actions. By Brune & Richard LLP.

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
Rank this Week: 1677

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/
  • Jul 21

    Lawsuit Alleges Mistreatment of OC Student Expelled for Cheating Scandal

    Lawsuit Alleges Mistreatment of OC Student Expelled for Cheating Scandal
    A lawsuit has been filed by the family of a Corona Del Mar high school student who was recently expelled due to cheating allegations. The student claims that he was mistreated during the interrogation process and forced to confess to…
  • Jul 18

    California Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional

    California Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional
    California's death penalty has known to be a very drawn out process. A recent murder case, expected to be appealed, argued that California's death penalty is unconstitutional. What do you think?
  • Jul 16

    Appeals Court Rules Fourth Amendment Protects Cell Site Location Privacy (U.S. v. Davis)

    Appeals Court Rules Fourth Amendment Protects Cell Site Location Privacy (U.S. v. Davis)
    Do you believe that the government should be able to track your physical location based on your cell phone? The criminal defense attorneys at Wallin & Klarich share their opinion on the controversial subject.
Rank this Week: 542

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/
  • Jul 21

    Single Vehicle Crash Injures One in Pocatello

    Single Vehicle Crash Injures One in Pocatello
    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…
  • Jul 19

    Final Update:

    Final Update:
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Jul 19

    Update: Crash Blocks Interstate

    Update: Crash Blocks Interstate
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 178

Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers the criminal defense of white collar crimes, theft crimes and DUI. By The Law Offices of Michael L. Guisti.

http://www.orangecountycriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Soldier on trial in Santa Ana for 2011 Cypress murder

    Soldier on trial in Santa Ana for 2011 Cypress murder
    Santa Ana, CA -- Opening statements signal the official beginning of a trial, but there is actually quite a bit of work that goes on before either prosecutors or defense attorneys make any statements in open court. Pretrial hearings, jury...
  • Jul 17

    Two Orange County Attorneys and a German woman charged with White Collar Crime against Saudi sheik's son in Los Angele

    Two Orange County Attorneys and a German woman charged with White Collar Crime against Saudi sheik's son in Los Angele
    Los Angeles, CA -- White collar crime is generally treated as less threatening than physically violent crimes, but white collar criminals often prey on their victims' deep seated fears in order to make a financial gain. Like blackmailers who…
  • Jul 11

    California Supreme Court issues important ruling on state's three strikes law

    California Supreme Court issues important ruling on state's three strikes law
    San Francisco, CA -- Just like the United States Supreme Court is the final arbiter on issues of federal and constitutional law throughout the country, each state has its own supreme court that passes judgment on state statutes. The…
Rank this Week: 287

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David L. Freidberg, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Possession of Child Pornography in Chicago

    Possession of Child Pornography in Chicago
    Hundreds of pictures and more than a dozen videos found on a Chicago man’s computer have led to charges of possession of child pornography, a class 2 felony. If convicted, the charge carries a mandatory minimum of four to 15 years in…
  • Jul 18

    United States Supreme Court Bans Cell Phone Searche

    United States Supreme Court Bans Cell Phone Searche
    The United States Supreme Court strengthened an individual’s right to be free from unlawful search and seizures last week when it ruled that, barring certain limited exceptions, law enforcement may not search a criminal suspect’s…
  • Jul 15

    Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Near Chicago School

    Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm Near Chicago School
    A Chicago man was charged with aggravated battery, aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated discharge of a firearm near a school in late May following a shooting of a man near a Lawndale elementary school. Chicago Aggravated Discharge…
Rank this Week: 2325

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal defense, evidence and the Fourth Amendment. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4018

Missouri Criminal Lawyers Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law and DWI law. Published By Sansone Law, LLC

http://www.missouricriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2287

New Orleans Criminal Defense…

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.neworleans-criminal-defense.com/attorney-blog/
  • Jul 21

    Is Vehicular Homicide a Crime of Violence?

    Is Vehicular Homicide a Crime of Violence?
    New Orleans Criminal Attorney   Is Vehicular Homicide a Crime of Violence in Louisiana? During the past few weeks, I have been asked this question a few times. The post Is Vehicular Homicide a Crime of Violence? appeared first on .
  • Jul 7

    Coping When a Loved One is Sentenced to Prison

    Coping When a Loved One is Sentenced to Prison
    Grief When a Family Member is Incarcerated   I just returned to my office after an emotional morning in court.  My client was sentenced to serve 25 years in prison for a crime that I believe does not merit such a harsh penalty.…
  • Jun 11

    Facts, Lies and Videotaped Interrogation

    Facts, Lies and Videotaped Interrogation
      FACTS, LIES and VIDEOTAPED INTERROGATIONS   The Justice Department recently said that the F.B.I. and other federal law enforcement agencies are encouraged to videotape interviews with suspects in most instances. This new…
Rank this Week: 4852

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Nearly 50,000 Current Federal Prisoners Will Have Their Drug Sentences Reduced

    Nearly 50,000 Current Federal Prisoners Will Have Their Drug Sentences Reduced
    Nearly 50,000 federal prisoners will receive a two level drug reduction that on average will result in more than two year reductions of their original sentences. The Federal Sentencing Commission unanimously voted to retroactively apply the…
  • Jul 15

    THE FIVE BEST WAYS TO AVOID FELONY CHARGES & NOT LET A FELONY RUIN YOUR LIFE

    THE FIVE BEST WAYS TO AVOID FELONY CHARGES & NOT LET A FELONY RUIN YOUR LIFE
    A felony charge in Florida is defined as a criminal act for which a judge may give probation, house arrest or a prison term of more than one year; whereas for a misdemeanor a judge may give probation or jail only up to one year. When…
  • Jun 26

    WILL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ABIDE BY THE NEW SUPREME COURT CELL PHONE SEARCH REQUIREMENTS

    WILL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS ABIDE BY THE NEW SUPREME COURT CELL PHONE SEARCH REQUIREMENTS
    Will the Supreme Court's recent cell phone search decision really protect cell phone users from improper police searches? The good news is that the Supreme Court threw out the red hearing of officer safety which law enforcement often use…
Rank this Week: 4381

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/
  • Jul 21

    State v. Granger adds to State’s Missouri v. McNeely jurisprudence

    State v. Granger adds to State’s Missouri v. McNeely jurisprudence
    State v. Granger, decided last week, is the latest case in which the North Carolina Court of Appeals has considered, in light of Missouri v. McNeely, __ U.S. __, 133 S.Ct. 1552 (2013), whether an exigency supported the warrantless withdrawal…
  • Jul 18

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Nationally, the biggest criminal law story of the week was the decision by a federal judge in California declaring the state’s death penalty unconstitutional. The case is Jones v. Chappell, and the essence of the Eighth Amendment…
  • Jul 17

    Work Release

    Work Release
    Most people can get behind the idea that inmates should, if able, do some sort of work during their incarceration. By statute, “[i]t is declared to be the public policy of the State of North Carolina that all able-bodied prison inmates…
Rank this Week: 1593

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

A chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending. From the Center for Court Innovation.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    New Policies Regarding Drug-related Offense

    New Policies Regarding Drug-related Offense
    Here are two articles about drug-related offenses and the criminal justice system. The theme is a trend toward less punitive responses to drug crimes that is emerging at local and national levels. Will the Bronx follow suit?Federal:…
  • Jul 18

    BCS Helps Out on 161st Street

    BCS Helps Out on 161st Street
    The River Avenue storefront Mural! A home run.The storefront Before - covered in GraffitiIn the first week of July Bronx Community Solutions was contacted by the Executive Director of the 161st Street Business Improvement…
  • Jul 17

    Bronx Reentry Forum - Today!

    Bronx Reentry Forum - Today!
    This Thursday, July 17 the Bronx Reentry Working Group is holding its 4th Annual Reentry Forum at Hostos Community College. The forum will feature presentations by local service providers and a panel discussion with previously incarcerated…
Rank this Week: 642

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal…

Mountain Legal Colorado Criminal Defense

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

http://www.mtnlegal.com
  • Jul 21

    Private Surveillance and how it can affect a Colorado Criminal Case

    Private Surveillance and how it can affect a Colorado Criminal Case
    ow far can private companies go in obtaining data? Can the government use privately collected data against you in a criminal case? These questions are at the forefront of the law and were recently discussed by the UN High Commissioner for…
  • Jul 20

    When can a Police Officer execute an Arrest Warrant in Colorado

    When can a Police Officer execute an Arrest Warrant in Colorado
    If you have a warrant out for your arrest, you may be wondering when a police officer is going to try to arrest you. This is a common and reasonable concern. Fortunately, there are some guidelines about when the police officer can and cannot…
  • Jul 19

    When the Facts don’t fit the Criminal Charges in Colorado

    When the Facts don’t fit the Criminal Charges in Colorado
    Earlier this year, the Colorado Court of Appeals dealt with the issue of the definition of trafficking in children. The case is important not only because it helps clarify child trafficking statutes but because it shows the kind of analysis…
Rank this Week: 2120

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Jul 21

    Continued Commentary on the California Ruling

    Continued Commentary on the California Ruling
    Today's New York Times publishes the editorial, "A Lifetime on California’s Death Row." In a remarkable ruling overturning the death sentence of Ernest Dewayne Jones, who was sentenced in 1995 for the murder of his girlfriend’s…
  • Jul 21

    The Death Penalty Is Incompatible with Human Dignity

    The Death Penalty Is Incompatible with Human Dignity
    That's the title of an OpEd in the Saturday edition of the Washington Post by Harvard Law's Charles Ogletree. It is syndicated in many papers across the nation. Here's the beginning of this must-read: I have wondered countless times over...
  • Jul 21

    9th Circuit Stays Arizona Execution Over Drug Secrecy

    9th Circuit Stays Arizona Execution Over Drug Secrecy
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruling in Wood v. Ryan is available in Adobe .pdf format. Also available, a dissent in the case and other documents. "Court Delays Execution Over Secrecy With Drugs," is the New...
Rank this Week: 41

Bribery Library Blog

Bribery Library Blog

Cover the UK Bribery Act and its impact on international business. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.briberylibrary.com
  • Jul 21

    Forex Investigation - the new blockbuster investigation by the SFO

    Forex Investigation - the new blockbuster investigation by the SFO
    On 21 July 2014 the director of the Serious Fraud Office formally announced the opening of a criminal investigation into allegations of fraudulent conduct in the foreign exchange market.  This investigation has been anticipated for some…
  • Jul 21

    The Serious Fraud Office Reports...

    The Serious Fraud Office Reports...
    The Serious Fraud Office has just published its 2013/2014 Annual Report.  Anyone reading it in the hope or expectation of gaining some insights into what the SFO does or what causes it concern may be a trifle disappointed: of the 72…
  • Jun 13

    Ken Clarke reviews the law enforcement response to City scandal

    Ken Clarke reviews the law enforcement response to City scandal
    It is reported that Ken Clarke, the Tory Big Beast and former Home Secretary and Minister for Justice, is conducting a wide-ranging review of the ‘UK’s ability to tackle bribery and white collar crime’ (Financial Times 12…
Rank this Week: 4481

South Carolina DUI Lawyers

South Carolina DUI Lawyers

Covers DUI and DWI in South Carolina. By Strom Law Firm L.L.C.

http://stromlawdui.com/category/sc-dui-lawyers-blog/
  • Jul 21

    Colorado Detox Facility Sees More Marijuana DUI

    Colorado Detox Facility Sees More Marijuana DUI
    A Detox Facility in Colorado Sees Rise in Marijuana DUI Admissions In the six months after recreational marijuana was legalized and began being sold in Colorado, many drug crimes charges have decreased, but the state has seen an increase…
  • Jul 18

    Further Delays in Justin Bieber’s DUI Plea Deal

    Further Delays in Justin Bieber’s DUI Plea Deal
    Attorneys Need More Time for Pop Star’s Justin Bieber’s DUI Plea Deal On Wednesday, July 16th, after weeks of delays, Justin Bieber’s attorneys requested more time to work on a plea deal in the teen idol’s Florida DUI…
  • Jul 11

    Strom Law DUI App Makes Lawyers Accessible

    Strom Law DUI App Makes Lawyers Accessible
    The Strom Law Firm’s DUI App Offers Immediate Help The advent of mobile technology keeps the world at our fingertips. We can read breaking news, keep up with friends and family through social media, capture images and video of our lives…
Rank this Week: 4372

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Jul 21

    Four People Arrested in Mesa Murder

    Four People Arrested in Mesa Murder
    Genaro Silva was sentenced to 22 years in prison after pleading guilty to second degree murder back in February. Silva apparently found his girlfriend with another man in her apartment, and then beat him to death with a hammer; that victim…
  • Jul 18

    California Prostitute Charged with Manslaughter of Google Executive

    California Prostitute Charged with Manslaughter of Google Executive
    On July 4th of this year, Santa Cruz police in California made an arrest of a female prostitute, but it wasn’t just for the fact that she was offering sexual services for money.  Santa Cruz police also arrested her for…
  • Jul 17

    Brothel Owner Wants to Open Business to Fight Sex Trafficking During Super Bowl

    Brothel Owner Wants to Open Business to Fight Sex Trafficking During Super Bowl
    A Nevada brothel owner will submit a proposal to Phoenix’s city council to open a brothel for the Super Bowl that Phoenix will host in 2015. Proposal for Brothel Dennis Hof, the owner of Bunny Ranch in Nevada, has decided to submit a…
Rank this Week: 2302

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 309

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Jul 21

    Constitution’s 25th Amendment: Resolving Issues About the Vice-President

    Constitution’s 25th Amendment: Resolving Issues About the Vice-President
    When the Constitution was drafted in 1787, the office of vice-president was created as an afterthought, as a solution to potential problems with the Electoral College. The Constitutional Convention delegates were concerned that if there was…
  • Jul 18

    Constitution’s Twenty-Third Amendment: DC Residents Cast Votes for President

    Constitution’s Twenty-Third Amendment: DC Residents Cast Votes for President
    The Constitution provided for a seat of government for the United States. It did not provide voting rights for those living there. The Constitution’s Article I, Section 8, clause 17 empowered Congress to establish a seat of…
  • Jul 16

    Constitution’s 26th Amendment: Lowering the Voting Age to 18

    Constitution’s 26th Amendment: Lowering the Voting Age to 18
    “For years our citizens between the ages of 18 and 21 have, in time of peril, been summoned to fight for America. They should participate in the political process that produces this fateful summons. I urge Congress to propose to the…
Rank this Week: 1655

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Jul 21

    New Immunization Laws in Minnesota 

    New Immunization Laws in Minnesota 
    Summer is in full swing, but the next thing you know your kids will be lining up at the bus stop as another school year begins. While books and school supplies may be at the top of your back-to-school shopping list, don’t forget about…
  • Jul 17

    Speed Demons Beware: Minnesota Amps Up Speeding Patrol

    Speed Demons Beware: Minnesota Amps Up Speeding Patrol
    Speeders should lay off the gas pedal for the next 10 days as nearly 400 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will be conducting extra speed patrols through July 27 in an effort to reduce the number of traffic accidents, injuries and deaths on…
  • Jul 16

    Texas Judge Believes She’s Above DUI Law

    Texas Judge Believes She’s Above DUI Law
    A Texas judge had a little too much fun this past weekend and attempted to use her position of authority to get out of a DUI charge. According to authorities in McAllen, Texas, Judge Nora Longoria was stopped for an unspecified traffic…
Rank this Week: 1442

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers DWIs, prostitution, and drug charges. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Jul 21

    New Immunization Laws in Minnesota 

    New Immunization Laws in Minnesota 
    Summer is in full swing, but the next thing you know your kids will be lining up at the bus stop as another school year begins. While books and school supplies may be at the top of your back-to-school shopping list, don’t forget about…
  • Jul 17

    Speed Demons Beware: Minnesota Amps Up Speeding Patrol

    Speed Demons Beware: Minnesota Amps Up Speeding Patrol
    Speeders should lay off the gas pedal for the next 10 days as nearly 400 Minnesota law enforcement agencies will be conducting extra speed patrols through July 27 in an effort to reduce the number of traffic accidents, injuries and deaths on…
  • Jul 16

    Texas Judge Believes She’s Above DUI Law

    Texas Judge Believes She’s Above DUI Law
    A Texas judge had a little too much fun this past weekend and attempted to use her position of authority to get out of a DUI charge. According to authorities in McAllen, Texas, Judge Nora Longoria was stopped for an unspecified traffic…
Rank this Week: 1732

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Jul 21

    Warrants Permit Gov't To Seize Entire Email Account

    Warrants Permit Gov't To Seize Entire Email Account
    Can the government obtain a search warrant for particular emails you may have sent or received to look for evidence of criminal conduct? Sure. Can the government execute that warrant on your email provider to get those emails? Of course,…
  • Jul 20

    That's A Very Big No-No

    That's A Very Big No-No
    Fun story of the day comes from Kentucky, by way of the Lexington Herald-Leader (with a h/t to Above the Law). In short, a prosecutor carried on an affair with a defendant in a felony drug case, impregnated her, and then moved to revoke her…
  • Jul 18

    The Killing of Eric Garner

    The Killing of Eric Garner
    Yesterday afternoon, a group of NYPD police officers surrounded Eric Garner on Staten Island's Bay Street. Apparently, the officers believed Garner had been selling untaxed cigarettes and they planned to arrest him. Garner, an asthmatic…
Rank this Week: 26

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Real Estate Developers Plead Guilty to Defrauding Lender

    Real Estate Developers Plead Guilty to Defrauding Lender
    Franklin Thad Harris, 58, and Merlin D. Unruh, 53, both of Grand Junction, Colorado, pled guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Christine M. Arguello to money laundering for submitting false and fraudulent expense documentation, primarily…
  • Jul 21

    Former CEO Convicted of Obstructing Mortgage Fraud Investigation

    Former CEO Convicted of Obstructing Mortgage Fraud Investigation
    Michael T. Rand, 52, Alpharetta, Georgia, was convicted of obstruction of justice, among other crimes, by a federal jury after a two week trial.  Trial evidence showed that after being notified of the federal grand jury’s…
  • Jul 18

    Title Company Owner Sentenced for Stealing Escrow Fund

    Title Company Owner Sentenced for Stealing Escrow Fund
    Karen Strasser Steinke, 65, Millstadt, Illinois, was sentenced to twenty-one months imprisonment followed by three years supervised release as a result of her convictions for Wire Fraud in a scheme to defraud clients of Metro East Title, and…
Rank this Week: 2