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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: 4218

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/
  • Apr 3

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration - Always hire the Best

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration - Always hire the Best
    In just about any situation where you're going to hire someone for anything, whether it's for a home remodeling job, a new tattoo, or a lawyer, you should always make sure you come away with a satisfactory answer to the...
  • Mar 30

    DUI Dismissed - 2nd Offense Thrown out of Court

    DUI Dismissed - 2nd Offense Thrown out of Court
    Just about everyone has heard the old saying, "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em." As a DUI lawyer, it is imperative that my approach in every case is to find a way to "beat 'em." For all we could...
  • Mar 27

    AA and Michigan Driver's License Restoration Case

    AA and Michigan Driver's License Restoration Case
    Being in AA can certainly provide an advantage in a license reinstatement case. Although AA is not required to win a Michigan driver's license restoration or clearance appeal (more than half of my clients are not in the program and...
Rank this Week: 335

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • Mar 26

    How to Be a Defensive Driver

    How to Be a Defensive Driver
    Don’t assume that driving defensively only entails following the rules of the road yourself. While that’s an important part of safe driving, being a defensive driver is more than that. The following are some tips that can help you…
  • Mar 24

    De-escalating a Road Rage Incident

    De-escalating a Road Rage Incident
    Road rage isn’t just stressful; it’s dangerous too. In fact, road rage can become so out of hand that a driver may take action against another driver, as happened in Las Vegas in February 2015. A driver so enraged with a mother of…
  • Mar 20

    Filing an Accident Claim in Multiple Vehicle Accident in Bristol, PA

    Filing an Accident Claim in Multiple Vehicle Accident in Bristol, PA
    It is challenging to claim compensation for a multiple vehicle accident, or chain reaction car accidents, in Bristol, PA because it is difficult to determine fault. When an accident involves three or more motor vehicles, it's very rare to…
Rank this Week: 791

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
Rank this Week: 871

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/
  • Mar 26

    The Fuel Efficiency of Law Enforcement Vehicle

    The Fuel Efficiency of Law Enforcement Vehicle
    I live in Durham, where the ELF is built. The ELF is a pedal-and-electric-powered reverse tricycle with an egg-shaped body and a solar panel roof. It is certainly unique. A 360-degree view is available here. Organic Transit, the company that…
  • Mar 25

    Discovery and Testimony about an Expert’s Experience with Sexual Abuse Victim

    Discovery and Testimony about an Expert’s Experience with Sexual Abuse Victim
    The rules of thumb about expert testimony in child sexual abuse cases are (1) that an expert can’t testify that a child was, in fact, abused absent physical evidence, and (2) that an expert can testify to common characteristics or…
  • Mar 24

    Two-Timing on the Weekends is Allowed  . . . and Other Rules for DWI Sentence

    Two-Timing on the Weekends is Allowed  . . . and Other Rules for DWI Sentence
    Spring is upon us, and today’s post addresses the top five DWI sentencing questions of the season.  Defendant is sentenced on the same day for two DWIs. May the sentences run concurrently?   Yes. Contrary to popular…
Rank this Week: 2228

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/
  • Mar 26

    Idaho State Police Place Major on Administrative Leave

    Idaho State Police Place Major on Administrative Leave
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE Teresa Baker Public Information Officer Headquarters 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642 (208) 884-7122 Fax (208) 884-7087 For Immediate Release: 3/26/15 at 8:30 a.m. MERIDIAN - Idaho State Police have…
  • Mar 25

    Two Vehicle Crash Near Shelley Sends Two to Hospital

    Two Vehicle Crash Near Shelley Sends Two to Hospital
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
  • Mar 25

    ISP and Local Law Enforcement to Conduct Special Enforcement Patrols Along Railways Thursday

    ISP and Local Law Enforcement to Conduct Special Enforcement Patrols Along Railways Thursday
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE Teresa Baker Public Information Officer Headquarters 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642 (208) 884-7122 Fax (208) 884-7087 For Immediate Release: 3/25/15 at 2:20 p.m. MERIDIAN - The Idaho State Police will…
Rank this Week: 585

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By William Wallshein, P.A.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    Proposed Changes in Florida’s Direct File Law

    Proposed Changes in Florida’s Direct File Law
    Rep. Katie Edwards, D-Plantation, is sponsoring a bill that would limit the instances in which juveniles can be tried as adults in Florida. House Bill 783 would limit the use of “direct file,” or charging a juvenile as an adult.…
  • Mar 24

    Withhold of Adjudication

    Withhold of Adjudication
    After finding a defendant guilty or after a guilty plea, the court must decide whether to adjudicate the offender guilty or to withhold adjudication. Adjudicating a person guilty means that he or she has been convicted of the offense. A…
  • Mar 22

    Concealed Carry Laws in Florida

    Concealed Carry Laws in Florida
    The Florida House Criminal Justice Committee recently approved HB 4005, a proposal to permit the concealed carry of firearms on college campuses. Lawmakers began reconsidering the ban after a November shooting at Florida State University.…
Rank this Week: 3005

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 116

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    THE END IS NEAR

    THE END IS NEAR
    The blog is doomed. From our friends at South Florida Lawyers comes this distressing news out of Tallahassee:A dangerously misguided Florida bill would forbid websites from operating anonymously just because they meet a vague definition of…
  • Mar 24

    KENNEDY SPEAKS OUT AGAINST THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

    KENNEDY SPEAKS OUT AGAINST THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
    The Wall Street Journal reported today that in surprising testimony yesterday before a House sub-committee, Justices Kennedy and Breyer spoke out against the state of affairs in the American criminal justice system.  Claiming that is was…
  • Mar 23

    PICK YOUR JUDGE

    PICK YOUR JUDGE
    California has long had a system in their criminal and civil courts that has fascinated us. When a case is assigned to a judge, a party (the prosecution-plaintiff or the defense) can file a motion to disqualify the judge pursuant to section…
Rank this Week: 286

Crime in the Suites

Crime in the Suites

Covers white collar defense issues, including civil forfeiture, federal crimes, federal sentencing and internet law. By the Ifrah Law Firm.

http://crimeinthesuites.com/
  • Mar 26

    Fifth Circuit Rules Only a Seaman Can Commit Seaman’s Manslaughter

    Fifth Circuit Rules Only a Seaman Can Commit Seaman’s Manslaughter
    A recent decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Court serves as a good reminder that criminal statutes say only what they say, and that it is up to the legislature to revise statutes to expand their scope if the…
  • Mar 25

    Your Mom and the Courts Agree: Naked Online Pix are Not OK

    Your Mom and the Courts Agree: Naked Online Pix are Not OK
    Since the 1990s and the rise of the Internet and social media, each one of us has become increasingly aware of the risks and dangers of unwanted posts and how fast a “discreet” image can go viral. The development and evolution of…
  • Mar 17

    Bureaucracy Unlimited

    Bureaucracy Unlimited
    This article first appeared on FEE.org – you can access this version at http://fee.org/freeman/detail/bureaucracy-unlimited Big Gov and Big Biz. Are they holding hands, shaking hands, or boxing? It depends on the day and the issue.…
Rank this Week: 1055

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

Looks at white collar, congressional, SEC, energy enforcement and other government inquiries. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Mar 26

    Biomet FCPA Announcement Highlights Distributor-Related Risk

    Biomet FCPA Announcement Highlights Distributor-Related Risk
    Last week, Biomet Inc. announced in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that instead of its 2012 deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding violations of the U.S. Foreign…
  • Mar 23

    The FCPA Implications of China’s Plan to Consolidate State-Owned Enterprise

    The FCPA Implications of China’s Plan to Consolidate State-Owned Enterprise
    China’s recently announced plan to restructure and consolidate its state-owned enterprises (SOEs) focuses on bolstering the private sector of its economy and creating economies of scale to allow Chinese companies to better compete…
  • Mar 20

    CFPB Releases Study on Use of Arbitration Clauses in Consumer Contract

    CFPB Releases Study on Use of Arbitration Clauses in Consumer Contract
    Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released its 728-page report on the use of arbitration clauses in consumer financial products and services contracts.  The findings in the report come from a three-year study,…
Rank this Week: 1434

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Mar 26

    Serving with "Honor and Distinction," Part II

    Serving with "Honor and Distinction," Part II
    The WSJ discusses the prosecution of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, illustrating why the pardon I predict (at a politically convenient moment for the Commander-in-Chief) will be a betrayal of duty and honor by the President even more stunning than…
  • Mar 26

    It Was Murder

    It Was Murder
    The most shocking news this morning is reported by the Wall Street Journal:The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to have deliberately crashed the plane after he was left alone in the cockpit, according to a French prosecutor.The…
  • Mar 25

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Hispanic Activists Support Tougher Immigration Laws:  SB 185, a bill that would stop cities from enforcing policies that ban police officers from asking immigration-related questions to detainees, is gaining significant support from…
Rank this Week: 437

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

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

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Mar 26

    Solo Practitioners Don’t Have A Jackie Frankfurt

    Solo Practitioners Don’t Have A Jackie Frankfurt
    We had a tremendous support network at the public defender’s office in Philadelphia. There were social workers and mental health professionals. There were administrative staff focusing on probation, parole, and the expungement of…
  • Mar 17

    And Sometimes We Get Outlawyered

    And Sometimes We Get Outlawyered
    We like to think that the fate of our case will rise or fall depending on our lawyering. Placing us at the center of everything, this perception helps our egos.  It also suggests complete control:  We are guaranteed victory if only…
  • Mar 13

    The Coin, Rubbed Back To Newne

    The Coin, Rubbed Back To Newne
    Our son is home from college. The front door opens and there he is:  Tall and slender, like Telemachus standing in the doorway of the shepherd’s hut. There is the pile of clothes in his bedroom, the groan of pipes as he turns off…
Rank this Week: 541

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/
  • Mar 26

    Choi on Reunifying Fourth and Fifth Amendment Jurisprudence

    Choi on Reunifying Fourth and Fifth Amendment Jurisprudence
    Bryan H. Choi (New York Law School) has posted For Whom the Data Tolls: A Reunified Theory of Fourth and Fifth Amendment Jurisprudence on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Data privacy demands a reunified theory of the Fourth and Fifth...
  • Mar 25

    Lapp on Databasing Delinquency

    Lapp on Databasing Delinquency
    Kevin Lapp (Loyola Law School Los Angeles) has posted Databasing Delinquency on SSRN. Here is the abstract: For over a century, legislatures and officials have restrained the criminal justice system’s ability to collect information about…
  • Mar 25

    Eisenberg on Criminal Infliction of Emotional Distre

    Eisenberg on Criminal Infliction of Emotional Distre
    Avlana Eisenberg has posted Criminal Infliction of Emotional Distress (Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This Article identifies and critiques a trend to criminalize the infliction of emotional harm independent…
Rank this Week: 182

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Covers news and information related to criminal law and life. By Charles M. Rowland II.

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Mar 26

    The Vandalia Municipal Court License Intervention Program

    The Vandalia Municipal Court License Intervention Program
    As a Vandalia OVI attorney, we are often confronted with the reality that current law makes managing your Ohio operator's license a mess.  We spend a great deal of time and effort fixing any issues that you may have had in the past and…
  • Mar 25

    Mandatory Appearances In The Kettering Municipal Court

    Mandatory Appearances In The Kettering Municipal Court
    Some people who are charged with an OVI in the Kettering Municipal Court think that they can skip their first appearance. This is not the case.  Many traffic and some criminal citations are payable in the Clerk’s Office and do not…
  • Mar 24

    The Day I Served A Warrant!

    The Day I Served A Warrant!
    The Day I Served A Warrant! At the end of my second year of law school, I did an internship at the Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.  I learned a great deal about criminal law, police procedure and had my first real taste of…
Rank this Week: 731

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

A legal blog written by a recent graduate of UCLA School of Law. Posts cover a wide range of topics, but areas of focus include criminal law, constitutional law, law and technology, and commentary on scholarship and legal education.

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Mar 25

    No Sanctions for Attorney Who Submitted Incomprehensible Certiorari Petition

    No Sanctions for Attorney Who Submitted Incomprehensible Certiorari Petition
    From the Wall Street Journal Law Blog:The Supreme Court on Monday declined to sanction a Washington, D.C., patent attorney who faced a rare high court sanction over a petition he submitted that was written in almost indecipherable…
  • Mar 24

    Court Finds No Third Amendment Violation After Police Occupy Home

    Court Finds No Third Amendment Violation After Police Occupy Home
    Over at the Volokh Conspiracy, Ilya Somin writes about a recent ruling by a federal district court that police officers did not violate the Third Amendment when they entered the plaintiffs' home and stayed there for several hours while…
  • Mar 20

    A New Round of Bar Exam Criticism

    A New Round of Bar Exam Criticism
    Law school graduates around the country took the bar exam at the end of February. In the exam's wake, commentators are questioning the necessity of the test. Last summer's bar exam prompted a notable wave of criticism in light of low…
Rank this Week: 3057

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Vehicle Destroyed, But Police Officer Charged with DUI Survives Train Wreck

    Vehicle Destroyed, But Police Officer Charged with DUI Survives Train Wreck
    A police officer in southern Texas may be recalling the old saying about people who live in glass houses never throwing stones. We don’t know if Devon Brittany New, a member of the Nixon, Texas, police force, ever arrested anyone for…
  • Mar 20

    Will You Use Your Smartphone to Avoid Charges of DUI in Los Angeles?

    Will You Use Your Smartphone to Avoid Charges of DUI in Los Angeles?
    People who have had a drink or two (or three) often don’t realize that they shouldn’t drive because they’re over the legal limit for blood alcohol content. That could change if Uber (the app that connects people needing…
  • Mar 18

    Better Call the Right Cab If You’re Worried about DUI in Los Angele

    Better Call the Right Cab If You’re Worried about DUI in Los Angele
    Motorists who know they’ve had too much to drink do the right thing when they call a cab to take them home. But if they get into the wrong cab, they could end up talking to a Los Angeles DUI lawyer, not as a client but as a witness.…
Rank this Week: 451

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    District Attorney Criticizes Colorado Law After Denver Man Racks Up 16 DUI Conviction

    District Attorney Criticizes Colorado Law After Denver Man Racks Up 16 DUI Conviction
    Late last year, a grand jury in Arapahoe County, Colorado, indicted Denny Lovem on several charges related to a DUI incident. That kind of judicial action wouldn’t normally attract a great deal of attention unless the accused was a…
  • Mar 23

    9 Poor Excuses for Having an Interlock Ignition Device

    9 Poor Excuses for Having an Interlock Ignition Device
    Drivers found guilty of a Los Angeles DUI offense may have to get an interlock ignition device (ILL) installed in their vehicles. While the equipment will prevent them from driving under the influence, having this device wired into their cars…
  • Mar 20

    Could Dedicated Officers Be Hired to Look for Motorists DUI in Los Angeles?

    Could Dedicated Officers Be Hired to Look for Motorists DUI in Los Angeles?
    Brookhaven, Mississippi, may not be a trendsetter in many areas, but when it comes to enforcing laws against DUI drivers, the town is taking an unusual step—hiring a police officer whose main responsibility will be traffic and DUI…
Rank this Week: 5007

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

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

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Mar 25

    Is My NCAA Bracket Pool = Illegal Gambling?

    Is My NCAA Bracket Pool = Illegal Gambling?
    Spring time heralds cherry blossoms, spring break, and most important: March Madness. And what do NCAA basketball tournaments bring? Excitement, surprises and bracket pools. More money is bet on NCAA brackets and bracket pools than on the…
  • Mar 23

    Can I Attach a GPS Device to My Girlfriend’s Car?

    Can I Attach a GPS Device to My Girlfriend’s Car?
    For a decade, I co-owned a private detective agency. Can’t tell you how many times this question was asked by wives, husbands, boyfriends, girlfriends…people who suspected that their spouse or significant other was fooling…
  • Mar 19

    A Lawyer, His Cowboy Boots & a Cop

    A Lawyer, His Cowboy Boots & a Cop
    I had a funny experience a short while back that could have ended up disastrous, but instead ended up being a kismet event. My wife wrote about it on her writing blog, which I share below. She wrote it for #1000Speak, an organization whose…
Rank this Week: 2222

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Mar 25

    Police Suspend Rape Investigation at University of Virginia

    Police Suspend Rape Investigation at University of Virginia
    In the explosive wake of a Rolling Stone article in November 2014, police in Charlottesville, Virginia, have announced that they are suspending the rape investigation discussed at length in the Rolling Stone article. The article was about a…
  • Mar 23

    Aggravated Robbery Suspect Robbed Same Pharmacy Once Before

    Aggravated Robbery Suspect Robbed Same Pharmacy Once Before
    On Wednesday, March 18, a La Verkin man who was arrested following the March 11 robbery of a Hurricane pharmacy was charged with more than just aggravated robbery for that incident. He was also given additional charges for a previous robbery…
  • Mar 18

    High Schooler Tweet, Suspension Raises First Amendment Issue

    High Schooler Tweet, Suspension Raises First Amendment Issue
    The case of a Minnesota high school student who is suing his former school as the result of a suspension has come back into the light at the online site of the American Bar Association (ABA) Journal. While the Twitter incident which led to…
Rank this Week: 552

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/
  • Mar 25

    With 500 convicted killers on the streets, does Michigan need a murderer registry?

    With 500 convicted killers on the streets, does Michigan need a murderer registry?
    3-25-15 Michigan: GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A man who had spent nearly all his adult years behind bars for second-degree murder was paroled to Grand Rapids after his prison term. A scant seven months later, money was tight and job options hadn't…
  • Mar 25

    RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Supervisors vote to lift sex offender residency restriction

    RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Supervisors vote to lift sex offender residency restriction
    3-25-15 California: The move complies with a recent state Supreme Court ruling that said blanket residency restrictions violated offenders’ constitutional rights. Forced to repeal restrictions on where sex offenders can live, Riverside…
  • Mar 25

    County moving forward with predatory offender ordinance

    County moving forward with predatory offender ordinance
    3-25-15 Minnesota: The Chisago County Board of Commissioners doesn’t have a concrete plan yet about how it’s going to address the residency of predatory offenders in the county, but commissioners agreed March 18 that the state should be…
Rank this Week: 44

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

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

http://www.coloradospringsattorneys.org/blog/
  • Mar 25

    Brad Laybourne Awarded Mensa Membership

    Brad Laybourne Awarded Mensa Membership
    Mensa is a high-intelligence society, with members limited to the top 2% in IQ. One of Quality Legal’s personal injury attorneys, Brad Laybourne, has been named to Mensa’s ranks. This type of genius is unique and will be a real…
  • Mar 24

    Texas Man Pinned Against Truck Files Lawsuit Against Drunk Driver

    Texas Man Pinned Against Truck Files Lawsuit Against Drunk Driver
    A Longview, Texas sanitation worker who was pinned against his garbage truck by a drunk driver has filed a lawsuit against the driver for his severe injuries. The sanitation worker suffered many serious injuries, including fractures, a leg…
  • Mar 17

    Saturday Appointment

    Saturday Appointment
    Quality Legal is committed to its clients. Given that most people work Monday through Friday, it is nearly impossible to get in to see your lawyer during the week. That’s why Quality Legal is announcing new, Saturday appointments to…
Rank this Week: 3541

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

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

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Maybe Not the Best Defense, or, Why a Gratuity is Not a Bribe, or Honest Services Fraud

    Maybe Not the Best Defense, or, Why a Gratuity is Not a Bribe, or Honest Services Fraud
    The Seventh Circuit's opinion in United States v. Hawkins - written by Easterbrook - presents a fascinating legal defense. When is getting money from someone for side benefits from the government bribery and when is it fraud? Mr. Hawkins and…
  • Mar 17

    Short Wins - The Flight Attendant Edition

    Short Wins - The Flight Attendant Edition
    This week's favorite Short Win is United States v. Gray. I say this less because of the legal issue involved - a jury instruction for "malice" - than for how much fun the opinion is to read. Here's the opening: Words are slippery things.…
  • Mar 16

    Restitution and Very Large Legal Fee

    Restitution and Very Large Legal Fee
    Restitution may be the most important issue that most criminal defense lawyers are uninterested in litigating. Folks who practice in the criminal space - even the white-collar space - tend to see themselves as a champion of liberty. They care…
Rank this Week: 4485

Arizona Common Law

Arizona Common Law

Discusses law in the state of Arizona with a focus on what rights are protected by the Arizona Constitution, free speech rights (protected by the federal and Arizona Constitutions), religion and religious freedoms (protected by the federal and Arizona Constitutions), and emerging issues of the law. By Joe Thomas.

http://azcommonlaw.com
  • Mar 25

    Arizona SB 1445 Almost Law

    Arizona SB 1445 Almost Law
    The Arizona Legislature passed Senate Bill 1445 (SB 1445) and the legislation is sitting on Governor Doug Ducey’s desk waiting either to be signed into law or vetoed. Two competing interests are at stake: officer safety and public…
  • Mar 23

    Fire Department’s Duty to Known Mentally Ill

    Fire Department’s Duty to Known Mentally Ill
    A mental health check-up made because of a possible seizure and drug overdose went wrong in the city of Glendale, Arizona in late Oct. 2014.  It ended up with punches being thrown by both parties, threats made, an involuntary sedation,…
  • Mar 10

    Proposed Privacy Measure for Officers Involved in Violent Incident

    Proposed Privacy Measure for Officers Involved in Violent Incident
    Shakespeare famously asked “what is in a name.”1  William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet act 2, sc. 2.  Here Juliet tells Romeo that a name is an artificial and meaningless convention, and that she loves the person who is…
Rank this Week: 3077

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Defendant challenges evidence found on a warrantless search

    Defendant challenges evidence found on a warrantless search
    In U.S. v. Hollis, the court of appeals is required to decide whether the subject of an arrest warrant may challenge the use of evidence found in plain view during a protective sweep in a third party's residence. In February 2011, Officers…
  • Mar 17

    Hernandez's counsel provided ineffective immigration assistance

    Hernandez's counsel provided ineffective immigration assistance
    In Rodolfo Hernandez v. USA, This appeal required the court of appeals decide whether the district court abused its discretion when it refused to conduct an evidentiary hearing to determine whether Rodolfo Hernandez's counsel provided…
  • Mar 12

    Defendant challenges the sufficiency of the indictment

    Defendant challenges the sufficiency of the indictment
    In U.S. v. Bailey, defendant appealed his convictions for sexual exploitation of a child and possession of child pornography in violation of 18 U.S.C § 2251(a) and 18 U.S.C § 2252A(a)(5)(B) respectively. He argued that the…
Rank this Week: 500

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
Rank this Week: 1711

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: 584

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 1719

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers legal topics such as appeals, drug crimes, internet crimes, white collar crime, and federal criminal trials. By Kish & Lietz.

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1272

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Mar 25

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    Time for a new open thread. All topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Mar 25

    Another Judgment Day for Amanda Knox

    Another Judgment Day for Amanda Knox
    The Supreme Court in Italy will rule Friday on yet another appeal in the Amanda Knox case. If she loses, will she be extradited? Will Italy even file the request? I don't think given the unique and twisted history of the case, disputed…
  • Mar 24

    Utah Reinstates Death by Firing Squad

    Utah Reinstates Death by Firing Squad
    Utah Governor Gary Herbert has signed a bill into law allowing executions to proceed by firing squad when lethal injection drugs aren't available. From the Governor's website: HB11, Death Penalty Procedure Amendments This bill... [[ This…
Rank this Week: 2

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Mar 25

    Calling You Out, Brian Sloan And “The Arizona DUI Team”

    Calling You Out, Brian Sloan And “The Arizona DUI Team”
    As much as I value the information they can provide and respect many of my colleagues who participate in them, I don’t belong to any of the local lawyer listservs. I quickly tire of people bragging about wins, and I find that the ones…
  • Mar 25

    The Story Of A Real Victim

    The Story Of A Real Victim
    This will be the third time I’ve written about the beloved local law enforcement technique of tricking men who are seeking escorts of legal age into making deals with undercover cops pretending to be underage prostitutes. First, I…
  • Mar 2

    The MVD Should Not Be Allowed To Have Nice Thing

    The MVD Should Not Be Allowed To Have Nice Thing
    Arizona’s MVD, our equivalent of what everyplace else seems to call the DMV, has been on a bit of a rampage lately. I used to routinely wait months and months to get a hearing on a license suspension, but now they schedule them with…
Rank this Week: 980

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/
  • Mar 25

    New Mexico will require criminal conviction for asset forfeiture, will Texas?

    New Mexico will require criminal conviction for asset forfeiture, will Texas?
    Some folks at the Texas capitol considered state Rep. David Simpson and Sen. Konni Burton radical for filing legislation (here and here) which would effectively end civil asset forfeiture, requiring a criminal conviction before the state…
  • Mar 25

    House should narrow DPS thumbprint collection even further than laudable Senate bill

    House should narrow DPS thumbprint collection even further than laudable Senate bill
    The Texas Senate has passed SB 398 by Charles Schwertner which clarifies that DPS does not have authority to take all ten fingerprints from drivers when they obtain or renew their licenses. Grits approves of the bill (see here and here), but…
  • Mar 25

    Get rid of specialty license plate program regardless of court case outcome

    Get rid of specialty license plate program regardless of court case outcome
    The state of Texas won't approve a specialty license plate emblazoned with the Confederate battle flag and has taken its case all the way to the US Supreme Court, which heard oral arguments this week. As a proud son of the South who grew up…
Rank this Week: 153

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Don't Talk To Anyone About Your Case--Not Even Yourself!

    Don't Talk To Anyone About Your Case--Not Even Yourself!
    by Craig Platt I am sure you can guess what this will be about. Robert Durst. Good grief. Seems that you can't even mutter to yourself these days without incrementing yourself. Of course the fact that Durst was stupid enough (or egotistical…
  • Mar 16

    The Police Knocked On My Door. What Are My Rights?

    The Police Knocked On My Door. What Are My Rights?
    by Brent Thompson As mentioned previous posts, any warrantless search or seizure is per se unlawful absent the applicability of a jealously guarded exception to the warrant requirement. One exception is consent. In State v. Ferrier, 136…
  • Feb 26

    Do Crazy People "Get Away With Murder"?

    Do Crazy People "Get Away With Murder"?
    by Craig Platt We all know the way it works. Some nut job goes out and whacks some innocent person for no apparent reason. Sure enough. Out come the legal guns to blast out defenses like Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity or Diminished…
Rank this Week: 3592

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
Rank this Week: 366

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/
  • Mar 25

    How can I check my Washington License Status?

    How can I check my Washington License Status?
    The Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) has a comvenient online tool that allows you to see whether your driver's license is valid. It is real-time. Check my license
  • Mar 24

    Do you DUI attorney's offer payment plans?

    Do you DUI attorney's offer payment plans?
    Yes/No. It depends on the attorney. Many in the Seattle/Bellevue metro area require full payment of the fee in advance. However, our office offers very flexible monthly payment plans for your DUI attorney fee. (minimum down payments vary from…
  • Mar 22

    When should I do my Evaluation?

    When should I do my Evaluation?
    In most DUI cases, it is advisable to complete your alcohol/drug evaluation as soon as possible. I have had many cases where the client's very pro-active behavior helped get a desired resolution. That said, it is equally important to get...
Rank this Week: 2018

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/
Rank this Week: 714

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Maryland DUI defense issues, including breathalyzer tests, DUI checkpoints and blood-alcohol content. By Price Benowitz, LLP.

http://www.marylandduilawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Driver of Beer Filled Semi-Trailer Arrested For DUI

    Driver of Beer Filled Semi-Trailer Arrested For DUI
    A Canadian truck driver, who happened to be hauling a truck load of beer, was arrested for DUI after he being spotted driving erratically. Once pulled over by Police, the driver was administered a breathalyzer which he failed. The driver were…
  • Mar 24

    Former NFL Safety Blaine Bishop Serves Time For DUI

    Former NFL Safety Blaine Bishop Serves Time For DUI
    Over the weekend, former Tennessee Titan safety Blaine Bishop served 48 hours in jail after pleading guilty to a DUI he received in December. Bishop, who played for the Titans from 1993-2001, was pulled over for speeding and eventually cited…
  • Mar 23

    Maryland Teen Charged for DUI After Hitting 8 Other Vehicle

    Maryland Teen Charged for DUI After Hitting 8 Other Vehicle
    A Frederick County man was arrested yesterday (March 22) after allegedly hitting as many as 8 vehicles before falling asleep at the wheel. The 18-year old was located in a nearby parking lot with a significant amount of damage to his car. The…
Rank this Week: 778

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Mar 25

    Teacher at Freeport Area High School Cleared in Alleged Sexual Assault

    Teacher at Freeport Area High School Cleared in Alleged Sexual Assault
    Recently, a male teacher at Freeport Area High School was accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old female student who attended the school, according to news reports at Triblive.com. The high school is in the Sarver, Buffalo Township area…
  • Mar 19

    Kent City Elementary Substitute Teacher Considers Plea Offer in Student Molestation Case

    Kent City Elementary Substitute Teacher Considers Plea Offer in Student Molestation Case
    Jon Ira Dalton, a 67-year-old Newaygo man who is accused of molesting four students on his first day as a substitute teacher at Kent City Elementary is mulling over a plea offer from prosecutors, according to a recent news article at…
  • Mar 12

    Howell Township Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault of Toddler, Other Charge

    Howell Township Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault of Toddler, Other Charge
    On Monday, March 9, 23-year-old Kevin Motyka of Howell Township, NJ pleaded guilty to allegations that he sexually assaulted a 2-year-old boy between May and December of 2012. Motyka pleaded guilty to child endangerment, aggravated sexual…
Rank this Week: 488

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Mar 25

    Are March Madness Pools Legal?

    Are March Madness Pools Legal?
    If you’re like most red-blooded Americans, you filled out a bracket for the NCAA tournament. Maybe you just like to fill a bracket out for fun, but odds are you’re in a pool with friends or co-workers that has a little bit of…
  • Mar 24

    Mankato Pair Butt Dial Police During Robbery

    Mankato Pair Butt Dial Police During Robbery
    A pair of would-be robbers tipped police off to their activities last Thursday when one of them accidentally butt dialed the cops mid-heist. According to the police report, a 911 dispatcher in Blue Earth County received a call from a cell…
  • Mar 23

    Minnesota Criminal Records Could Soon Move Online

    Minnesota Criminal Records Could Soon Move Online
    The Minnesota Supreme Court appears poised to move forward with a plan to put the majority of court records online. Currently, if you want to view a person’s criminal complaints or pending lawsuits, you have to go down to the…
Rank this Week: 1270

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/
  • Mar 25

    Are March Madness Pools Legal?

    Are March Madness Pools Legal?
    If you’re like most red-blooded Americans, you filled out a bracket for the NCAA tournament. Maybe you just like to fill a bracket out for fun, but odds are you’re in a pool with friends or co-workers that has a little bit of…
  • Mar 24

    Mankato Pair Butt Dial Police During Robbery

    Mankato Pair Butt Dial Police During Robbery
    A pair of would-be robbers tipped police off to their activities last Thursday when one of them accidentally butt dialed the cops mid-heist. According to the police report, a 911 dispatcher in Blue Earth County received a call from a cell…
  • Mar 23

    Minnesota Criminal Records Could Soon Move Online

    Minnesota Criminal Records Could Soon Move Online
    The Minnesota Supreme Court appears poised to move forward with a plan to put the majority of court records online. Currently, if you want to view a person’s criminal complaints or pending lawsuits, you have to go down to the…
Rank this Week: 724

Arizona Criminal Lawyer Blog

Arizona Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Arizona state crimes. By Koplow & Patane.

http://www.arizonacriminaldefenseblog.com
  • Mar 25

    Eve of Trial Evidence

    Eve of Trial Evidence
    Defense Attorney: “I am moving to suppress the officer’s testimony.” Prosecution: “Why? We disclosed the evidence as soon as we got it.” -Flashback 12 hours- It is the night before trial and your email shows a…
  • Oct 17

    Court holds that cell-site data protected under Fourth Amendment

    Court holds that cell-site data protected under Fourth Amendment
    The Florida Supreme Court just addressed an issue with national implications. This week’s decision in Tracey v. Florida, addresses the issue of: “[W]hether accessing real time cell site location information by the government in…
  • Oct 6

    Vehicle Searches Without A Warrant

    Vehicle Searches Without A Warrant
    Below is an article I came across on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Arizona v. Gant (ruling that law enforcement can’t automatically search a car solely based upon an occupant being arrested). The article, and the previous…
Rank this Week: 4766

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Man Indicted for Role in $4M Escrow Fraud Scheme

    Man Indicted for Role in $4M Escrow Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. George Kalivretenos, 58, Miami Beach, Florida, who allegedly stole $4 million in borrowers’ funds and lied to federal law enforcement agents, was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of wire fraud, money…
  • Mar 25

    Former Mayor Sent to Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Scam

    Former Mayor Sent to Prison for Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Scam
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Marie Lucie Tondreau, a/k/a Lucie Tondreau, 54, North Miami, Florida, the former North Miami Mayor, was sentenced by United States District Judge Robert N. Scola for her participation in a multi-million dollar mortgage…
  • Mar 24

    Tax Preparer Jailed for Preparing Returns Falsely Claiming First-Time Homebuyer Credit

    Tax Preparer Jailed for Preparing Returns Falsely Claiming First-Time Homebuyer Credit
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. William David Green, Yukon, Oklahoma, was sentenced to serve 24 months in federal prison for preparing a false tax return for a client. Green was also ordered to pay $171,362.00 in restitution and serve one year of…
Rank this Week: 3

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 25

    Lawyers in the "Bubba" DUI setup case get their day in court

    Lawyers in the "Bubba" DUI setup case get their day in court
    While it happened almost two years ago, the Bubba the Love Sponge vs. MK defamation trial is still talked about today. Besides the nature of the case itself, the big sideshow was the setting up of MJ's attorney by Bubba's lawyers. The set…
  • Mar 19

    St. Patricks day means plenty of cheer and DUI

    St. Patricks day means plenty of cheer and DUI
    Happy belated St. Patrick's Day! Of course, with the festivities comes the alcohol which also means the arrests. One newspaper did some research and found that in this one night, police made 50 Dui arrests! In Denver, police reported almost…
  • Mar 13

    St. Pete woman hits police car while driving down wrong side of the road

    St. Pete woman hits police car while driving down wrong side of the road
    BayNews 9 just broke a story about wrong way driver resulting in a crash into a police car. 21-year-old Madison Best of Saint Petersburg must of had a great Thursday night out...right up to the time she drove on the wrong side of the street…
Rank this Week: 1413

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 113

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Covers traffic ticket laws and news. By Matthew J. Weiss.

http://nytrafficticket.com/blog/
  • Mar 25

    How New York Traffic Tickets Affect A Taxi & Limousine (TLC) License

    How New York Traffic Tickets Affect A Taxi & Limousine (TLC) License
    The rules are surrounding how to calculate points from New York traffic tickets are complicated. However, for those with Taxi & Limousine Licenses, a whole different set of rules exist making the calculations even more difficult.…
  • Jan 14

    Are Homeowners Better Drivers Than Renters?

    Are Homeowners Better Drivers Than Renters?
    A recent Insurane.com report indicates that homeowners are better drivers than renters.  The website found that drivers who own their home file fewer insurance claims than than renter counterparts.   Data from over 700,000 drivers…
  • Jan 7

    Ignorance Of The Traffic Law Does Not Apply To Police Officer

    Ignorance Of The Traffic Law Does Not Apply To Police Officer
    In 2009, a man was illegally stopped near Dobson, N.C. because one of his brake lights was out. The owner consented to a search of the car and the police officer found a bag containing cocaine.  The hitch, however, is that, under North…
Rank this Week: 1123