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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: 3366

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 4

    Michigan Driver's License Restoration - Finding the best Lawyer

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

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

    DUI in Metro-Detroit - The cost of a bad Lawyer
    Tying in with my last article about probation violations, the inspiration for this installment comes from a recent experience handling a DUI probation violation in a case that also involved a possession of marijuana charge. I was in one of...
  • Apr 27

    The Straight Truth About Michigan Probation Violations (Tri-County Area)

    The Straight Truth About Michigan Probation Violations (Tri-County Area)
    As a Michigan criminal and DUI lawyer, the whole notion of "probation" fills a good part of each of my workdays. This article will concentrate on what happens when things don't go as planned, and you wind up facing a...
Rank this Week: 121

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 26

    Best Served Really, Really Cold

    Best Served Really, Really Cold
    In 1999, Ramon Nelson was riding his bicycle away from a liquor store when someone hit him in the back of the head with a wooden stick, killing him. He had forty little baggies of crack on him when he died. Although it was dark out at the…
  • Apr 24

    A DUI Victory! (Mostly…Well A Little, At Least)

    A DUI Victory! (Mostly…Well A Little, At Least)
    In 2012, I discussed the fact there were real problems with the scientific evidence offered by the state in criminal cases and that many courts not only let the questionable evidence come in, but even prevented the defense from bringing up…
  • Apr 16

    One Day Of Jail And A Whole Lotta Pain In The A

    One Day Of Jail And A Whole Lotta Pain In The A
    Quite often, criminal punishments are harsh not because they involve a lot of jail time or heavy fines, but because of the irritating hoops you have to jump through to satisfy them. It’s most common in DUI cases, and it reaches its…
Rank this Week: 528

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/
  • Apr 26

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download
    in criminal law and procedure ejournals are here. The usual disclaimers apply. RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 1,516 Rethinking Presumed Knowledge of the Law in the Regulatory Age Michael Anthony Cottone Independent Date posted to database: 24 Mar…
  • Apr 25

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument
    Issue summaries are from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: Monday Kingsley v. Hendrickson: Whether the requirements of a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 excessive force claim brought by a plaintiff who was a pretrial detainee at the time of the...
  • Apr 24

    Sekhon on Purpose, Policing, and the Fourth Amendment

    Sekhon on Purpose, Policing, and the Fourth Amendment
    Nirej Sekhon (Georgia State University College of Law) has posted Purpose, Policing, and the Fourth Amendment ((Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Fourth Amendment cases are replete with…
Rank this Week: 94

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Apr 26

    "Should former sex offenders be allowed on college campuses?"

    "Should former sex offenders be allowed on college campuses?"
    The question in the title of this post is the first part of the headline given to this op-ed authored by Stephen JohnsonGrove, deputy director of the Ohio Justice & Policy Center. The rest of the headline, "Blanket policy doesn't...
  • Apr 26

    Arguments against death penalty abolition prevail in great Intelligence Squared debate

    Arguments against death penalty abolition prevail in great Intelligence Squared debate
    I have long been a fan of the Intelligence Squared debate series, which I often hear on my local NPR station (and which too often leads me to stay in my car longer than I had intended). I was especially...
  • Apr 25

    Lots of thoughts for and about new Attorney General Loretta Lynch

    Lots of thoughts for and about new Attorney General Loretta Lynch
    In the wake of the confirmation of Loretta Lynch to be Attorney General, I see lots of traditional and social media discussion of what she might and what she should do in this role in the months ahead. Here is...
Rank this Week: 100

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Apr 26

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint...cont

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint...cont
    Contrary to the concurrence's claim, the courts are not suggesting that, in all cases, a professional registered nurse must possess the same knowledge of pharmaceuticals that the court properly demand of those who are authorized to prescribe…
  • Apr 24

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint...cont

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint...cont
    The issue is whether or not the motion of the defendant should be granted. Supreme Court denied the defendant's motion. It found that questions of fact existed as to where The defendant was at the time plaintiff first complained of trouble…
  • Apr 22

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint

    The defendant moved for summary judgment to dismiss the complaint
    Defendant appeals from an order of the Supreme Court, Bronx County, entered on or about October 29, 2009, which denied her motion for summary judgment dismissing the complaint and all cross claims as against her. Defendant is a registered…
Rank this Week: 163

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal, family and Injury law. By Blair & Kim, PLLC.

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Postsecondary Child Support – A Reminder

    Postsecondary Child Support – A Reminder
    Spring in Western Washington is a time for rain, tulips, planting gardens, and planning for summer vacation.  It is also a time for unmarried parents of high-school aged children (especially seniors in high school) to consider whether…
  • Apr 26

    Preparing for your DUI Arraignment

    Preparing for your DUI Arraignment
    What happens when you are pulled over for driving under the influence? what if you didn’t go to jail, and you aren’t sure if you were even arrested? How do you know if you will be charged and when? In Washington State and the…
  • Apr 21

    When a co-defendant is charged with the same offense: State v. Down

    When a co-defendant is charged with the same offense: State v. Down
    For starters, let’s say that John Doe is charged with possession of a firearm when he is pulled over by police late one night. At the time he was charged, he was in a car with a friend who is indisputably the one who possessed the gun…
Rank this Week: 2622

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 410

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/
  • Apr 26

    Texas Voices standing against sex offender residency restriction

    Texas Voices standing against sex offender residency restriction
    4-26-15 Texas: From Grits for Breakfast: Texas Voices, a group made up of families of people on Texas' sex offender registry and others who support reform of Texas sex offender statutes, has been quite active this session, and it's a good…
  • Apr 22

    Shelter that housed bar ‘rapist’ ousts dozens of sex offender

    Shelter that housed bar ‘rapist’ ousts dozens of sex offender
    4-22-15 New York: The Kips Bay men’s shelter that was home to serial sex fiend Rodney Stover before he allegedly raped a woman in a bar bathroom has booted all of its Level 3 sex offenders, it was announced Tuesday. The Bellevue Men’s…
  • Apr 22

    A Violent Sex Offender Is Released Into the Public Spotlight

    A Violent Sex Offender Is Released Into the Public Spotlight
    See earlier story HERE 4-22-15 Vermont: One week after completing a 23-year prison sentence for a violent sexual assault, Richard Laws walked through downtown Burlington on a sun-drenched afternoon — a "free" man. Major media…
Rank this Week: 33

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Apr 26

    RODRIGUEZ AND THE DOGS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT

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

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

    RECORD POLICE- IF THEY’VE DONE NOTHING WRONG THERE’S NOTHING TO HIDE
    RECORD POLICE- IF THEY’VE DONE NOTHING WRONG THERE’S NOTHING TO HIDE Posted By:  Edmund R, Folsom, Esq. Date:  April 12, 2015 Walter Scott is shot repeatedly in the back by Charleston South Carolina Police Officer…
  • Mar 3

    SARBANES-OXLEY, SHORT FISH & FEDERAL OVERKILL.

    SARBANES-OXLEY, SHORT FISH & FEDERAL OVERKILL.
    Sarbanes-Oxley, Short Fish & Federal Overkill. Yates v. United States, 514 U.S. __ (Decided February 25, 2015), is an interesting case.  Yates was a fishing boat captain, on a multi-day fishing run off the coast of Florida, when his…
Rank this Week: 2818

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/
  • Apr 26

    First TDCJ prisoners pass 30-year mark in solitary confinement

    First TDCJ prisoners pass 30-year mark in solitary confinement
    TDCJ ad-seg cell interior. Statesman/TDCJ.Ugh. Eric Dexheimer at the Austin Statesman reports (April 25) that, on April 10, Texas witnessed the first of a wave of prisoners in solitary confinement who have passed the thirty-consecutive year…
  • Apr 26

    News of TX overdose undercount bolsters 'Good Samaritan' bill

    News of TX overdose undercount bolsters 'Good Samaritan' bill
    As the Texas Senate Criminal Justice Committee prepares to hear overdose prevention legislation (HB 225 by Guillen/Watson) on Tuesday, news comes that the state has dramatically and systematically undercounted overdose deaths in recent…
  • Apr 26

    Texas Voices standing against sex offender residency restriction

    Texas Voices standing against sex offender residency restriction
    Texas Voices, a group made up of families of people on Texas' sex offender registry and others who support reform of Texas sex offender statutes, has been quite active this session, and it's a good thing.As Grits told their indefatigable…
Rank this Week: 165

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Apr 26

    Georgia pair accused of fraud arrested on felony charge

    Georgia pair accused of fraud arrested on felony charge
    A six-month long investigation by the Georgia Board of Workers' Compensation ended with the arrest of two people. Various accusations of fraudulent acts resulted in multiple felony charges. Of those arrested, one apparently has ties to a MLB…
  • Apr 16

    Criminal charges may be filed against grieving father

    Criminal charges may be filed against grieving father
    A grieving father is behind bars after authorities arrested him for interfering with government property. The Georgia father stated that he was simply taking action to prevent further tragedy from striking the local community after…
  • Apr 3

    Teen's felony charges dropped by prosecution

    Teen's felony charges dropped by prosecution
    Most people in Georgia can likely recall when a suspected attempted robbery ended in the death of a young toddler. One of the two boys involved in the incident was only 15 at the time and was also the last...
Rank this Week: 3222

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    Heavy On Bitterne

    Heavy On Bitterne
    Columbia University’s “Mattress Girl,” Emma Sulkowicz, has simultaneously become the poster girl for rape on campus and been revealed as a sham.  This hasn’t done much to change anyone’s tune about the…
  • Apr 25

    What Really Bothers You About Free Speech?

    What Really Bothers You About Free Speech?
    A brief post, with a few links was posted at Metafilter on the issue of colleges and universities becoming “non-free speech zones.” Free speech is so last century. Today’s students want the ‘right to be…
  • Apr 25

    But For Video: Very Professional Edition

    But For Video: Very Professional Edition
    During most of the encounter, Round Rock Officer Ben Johnson was calm and under control.  There were no overt signs of anger or frustration, and he was, indeed, the very model of a police officer doing his job. Which is why…
Rank this Week: 55

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

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

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Apr 26

    What Is Social Media Saying About Your Case?

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

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

    Better Call Saul: Legal No-Nos in Dumpster Diving Scene
    We’re still catching up on our “Better Call Saul” TV watching. For those who haven’t seen this show, it’s about the hard-luck life of Saul Goodman, a funny, bumbling-yet-smart criminal defense…
  • Apr 13

    Better Call Saul: Would a Criminal Lawyer Really Do That?

    Better Call Saul: Would a Criminal Lawyer Really Do That?
    TV Series About a Downtrodden Defense Lawyer My wife’s and my new favorite show is “Better Call Saul,” which according to Variety is cable’s “Top New Show of the Season.” It’s a series about…
Rank this Week: 4606

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Apr 26

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 107

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 107
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
  • Apr 23

    Die miesesten Gefängnisse Deutschland

    Die miesesten Gefängnisse Deutschland
    Im Internet gibt es unzählige Portale, um alles mögliche zu bewerten … Hotels beispielsweise. Warum sollte es da nicht auch eine Seite für Bewertungen von Aufenthalten eher unfreiwilliger Art in deutschen…
  • Apr 21

    Bullshit-Bingo mit Blüm

    Bullshit-Bingo mit Blüm
    Die Zuschauer von „hart aber fair“ mussten gestern schon einiges über sich ergehen lassen: Der renitente Ruheständler Norbert Blüm hatte es sich ersichtlich zur Aufgabe gemacht, sämtliche Schlagworte seines…
Rank this Week: 1025

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
Rank this Week: 512

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Apr 25

    Saturday Night Open Thread

    Saturday Night Open Thread
    Thank you, Comcast! All of a sudden my cable box started showing English captions on Telemundo shows. No more plugging the antenna in every night. And the captions are really good, not like You Tube. I didn't change any settings, all of…
  • Apr 25

    Bali 9 Duo Get 72 Hour Execution Notice

    Bali 9 Duo Get 72 Hour Execution Notice
    Bali 9 inmates Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan have received their official notification that they will be executed imminently -- as soon as Tuesday. Indonesian law requires they be notified at least 72 hours before the killings. Another…
  • Apr 24

    Krugman on the Media's Clinton Rule

    Krugman on the Media's Clinton Rule
    Apparently, Paul Krugman experienced the past 25 years of the Media's Clinton Rules: [I]s this just the return of “Clinton rules”? If you are old enough to remember the 1990s, you remember the endless parade of alleged…
Rank this Week: 2

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

http://www.lawbabcock.com/blog
  • Apr 25

    ARRESTO FEDERAL POR DROGAS EN LA FRONTERA: CULPABLE HASTA QUE SE DEMUESTRE LO CONTRARIO

    ARRESTO FEDERAL POR DROGAS EN LA FRONTERA: CULPABLE HASTA QUE SE DEMUESTRE LO CONTRARIO
      Cada semana en la frontera de San Ysidro-Tijuana, la frontera más transitada del mundo, agentes decomisan muchos kilos de metanfetamina, cocaína y heroína que se oculta en los coches. La mayoría de los…
  • Apr 25

    La Ley Federal Criminal & Una Cultura de Informante

    La Ley Federal Criminal & Una Cultura de Informante
      Cuando yo fui fiscal, fui entrenado para desconfiar de los informantes y los otros acusados. ¿Quién tiene un motivo más fuerte para mentir que una persona que está acusado de un delito y que no tiene…
  • Apr 24

    Mejor Sentencia En El Caso federal de metanfetamina

    Mejor Sentencia En El Caso federal de metanfetamina
    Mi cliente AC conducía un barco desde Ensenada, México a la ciudad de Oceanside el barco  estaba cargado con casi 500 libras de metanfetamina. Agentes describen este evento como el más grande decomiso de…
Rank this Week: 1855

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/
  • Apr 25

    Injury Crash I86 at Milepost 58

    Injury Crash I86 at Milepost 58
    Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho 83204-2299 (208) 236-6466 FAX: (208) 236-6068 For Immediate Release: April 25, 2015 at 6:15 p.m. Please direct questions to the District Office On April 25, 2015, at…
  • Apr 25

    Single-Vehicle Rollover Crash Near the East Boise Port of Entry

    Single-Vehicle Rollover Crash Near the East Boise Port of Entry
    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.,…
  • Apr 24

    Final Update - Crash blocking Southbound I15 at 103.5

    Final Update - Crash blocking Southbound I15 at 103.5
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 248

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
Rank this Week: 4684

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Apr 25

    Painting the Criminal as Victim

    Painting the Criminal as Victim
    Anyone who spent as much time as I did watching allocution knows how routine it is for defense counsel to try to turn the client into the victim.  In a sense, I don't blame them.  What else are they going...
  • Apr 25

    The Story of a Minor Crime

    The Story of a Minor Crime
    We are told more and more that minor property crimes should not be punished with jail.  That was the principal rationale' for California's passage of the predictably disastrous Prop 47.  We need to be "smarter" about sentencing…
  • Apr 24

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Committing Crimes While In Prison:  An habitual felon currently serving time in an Oklahoma prison has plead guilty to filing fraudulent federal tax returns netting over $219,000 while in the California prison in Susanville.  Cathy…
Rank this Week: 151

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: 2482

New York DWI/DUI Blog

New York DWI/DUI Blog

By Carl Spector.

http://www.newyorkdui.com/
  • Apr 25

    In A New York DUI And DWI Case Does The Two Hour Rule Exclude Testimony of a Refusal

    In A New York DUI And DWI Case Does The Two Hour Rule Exclude Testimony of a Refusal
    In New York DWI and DUI cases there used to exist a two hour rule which applied to the exclusion from evidence of a chemical test result that was performed more than two hours after the arrest of the motorist. This rule was also applied in…
  • Apr 9

    Question: Can You Appeal A New York DMV Chemical Test Refusal Hearing?

    Question: Can You Appeal A New York DMV Chemical Test Refusal Hearing?
    Answer: Yes you can appeal a New York DMV chemical test refusal hearing decision. Once you have completed the refusal hearing at the DMV you can send in a written appeal. You must download form entitled New York State Department of Motor…
  • Apr 7

    In New York Can A Hardship License Granted by a Judge be Used to Operate A Commercial Vehicle

    In New York Can A Hardship License Granted by a Judge be Used to Operate A Commercial Vehicle
    At an arraignment before a judge on a charge of a DWI or DUI in New York the judge is required to suspend the motorists drivers license if certain criteria are met. This is called the prompt suspension law. If the motorist has a commercial…
Rank this Week: 671

New York DWI Attorneys Blog

New York DWI Attorneys Blog

Covers DWI / DUI / DWAI cases. By the Law Offices of Carl Spector and Friedman & Ranzenhofer, PC.

http://www.newyorkdui.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    In A New York DUI And DWI Case Does The Two Hour Rule Exclude Testimony of a Refusal

    In A New York DUI And DWI Case Does The Two Hour Rule Exclude Testimony of a Refusal
    In New York DWI and DUI cases there used to exist a two hour rule which applied to the exclusion from evidence of a chemical test result that was performed more than two hours after the arrest of the motorist. This rule was also applied in…
  • Apr 9

    Question: Can You Appeal A New York DMV Chemical Test Refusal Hearing?

    Question: Can You Appeal A New York DMV Chemical Test Refusal Hearing?
    Answer: Yes you can appeal a New York DMV chemical test refusal hearing decision. Once you have completed the refusal hearing at the DMV you can send in a written appeal. You must download form entitled New York State Department of Motor…
  • Apr 7

    In New York Can A Hardship License Granted by a Judge be Used to Operate A Commercial Vehicle

    In New York Can A Hardship License Granted by a Judge be Used to Operate A Commercial Vehicle
    At an arraignment before a judge on a charge of a DWI or DUI in New York the judge is required to suspend the motorists drivers license if certain criteria are met. This is called the prompt suspension law. If the motorist has a commercial…
Rank this Week: 2067

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 726

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Karren Kenney.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefense.guru/
  • Apr 25

    Important Things to Consider Before Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney

    Important Things to Consider Before Hiring a Criminal Defense Attorney
    When you have been arrested and accused of committing a crime, or you are under investigation, you need to find a criminal defense attorney immediately.  With the internet at your fingertips, it is hard to determine which attorney is…
  • Apr 13

    The Importance of the Juvenile Diversion Interview

    The Importance of the Juvenile Diversion Interview
    No parent wants to receive a phone call from a police officer informing them that their child has just been arrested for a crime.  Depending  on the seriousness of the crime, the police officer can send the police report to the…
  • Apr 8

    Federal Criminal Wire Fraud

    Federal Criminal Wire Fraud
    Fraud is a type of crime that can take on many different identities. Wire fraud is one such identity and it occurs when a scam takes place over interstate wires such as phone lines, electronic sources such as fax machines, or over the…
Rank this Week: 2732

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Apr 25

    Parlament: Motionen NR Egloff zum eGRIS (elektronisches Grundstücksinformationssystem)

    Parlament: Motionen NR Egloff zum eGRIS (elektronisches Grundstücksinformationssystem)
    Nationalrat Hans Egloff (SVP/ZH) hat am 20. März 2015 gleich drei Motionen (15.3319; 15.3320; 15.3323) eingereicht. In der Sache geht es dabei um eGRIS (elektronisches Grundstückinformationssystem). Dieses ermöglicht den…
  • Apr 21

    Entscheide der UEK - Übernahmekampf um die Sika AG

    Entscheide der UEK - Übernahmekampf um die Sika AG
    Mit Pressemitteilung vom 13. April 2015 teilte die FINMA mit, dass William H. Gates III und Melinda French Gates sowie die Cascade Investment L.L.C. Beschwerde gegen die Verfügung 598/01 der Übernahmekommission („UEK“)…
  • Apr 18

    Notariatsrecht – Verstoss gegen das Ansehen des Notariat

    Notariatsrecht – Verstoss gegen das Ansehen des Notariat
    Im vorliegenden Fall (Entscheid der Justiz-, Gemeinde- und Kirchendirektion des Kantons Bern vom 18. September 2014, BN 2015, S. 23 ff.) hatte sich die Justiz-, Gemeinde- und Kirchendirektion des Kantons Bern (JGK) mit den Berufspflichten des…
Rank this Week: 3134

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Provides information on Denver criminal defense.

http://www.criminallawyerdenver.com/denver-criminal-defense-blog/
  • Apr 25

    Felony DUI Charges and How Your DUI Lawyer Can Help

    Felony DUI Charges and How Your DUI Lawyer Can Help
    What is a DUI? Colorado law enforcement refers to drunk driving offenses as either DUI (Driving Under the Influence), triggered by .08% or higher Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC), or DWAI (Driving While Ability Impaired), triggered by .05%…
  • Apr 24

    Three Primary Reasons to Hire a DUI Defense Attorney

    Three Primary Reasons to Hire a DUI Defense Attorney
    Being charged with DUI, short for Driving under the Influence can have terrible repercussions on your entire life. The consequences of a DUI conviction range from the financial to the social to the deeply personal, and they are never good. If…
  • Apr 23

    How to Challenge Your First DUI Charge in the Court

    How to Challenge Your First DUI Charge in the Court
    Drinking and driving is a serious offense, yet every year, thousands of Americans are arrested for it. Not all arrests are constitutionally valid, and not all incidents of ‘drinking and driving’ are legitimate ones, but still,…
Rank this Week: 2525

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/
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Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

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

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Apr 25

    Barack Obama is a Holocaust Denier: Part 6

    Barack Obama is a Holocaust Denier: Part 6
    As a candidate for President of the United States, Barack Obama made a promise to the Armenian people. This was not a sort-of-promise. There was no ambiguity. Here is what Candidate Obama promised: I also share with Armenian Americans – so…
  • Apr 23

    If You Care about Free Speech, Stop SB 444!

    If You Care about Free Speech, Stop SB 444!
    Censorship is a growing problem, and in fact the biggest threat to free speech in the U.S. is not from the government, it's from private actors. Imagine you learn that someone has committed a crime or engaged in other harmful conduct. You…
  • Apr 16

    Anatomy of a #GamerGate Hoax

    Anatomy of a #GamerGate Hoax
    In yesterday's comprehensive #GamerGate article I observed, "Any idiot or troll could say, 'I hate all women and want to kill them! #GamerGate.'" Today that happened. A troll made a nasty remark to Anita Sarkeesian in the #GamerGate…
Rank this Week: 113

Peter Albani Law Blog

Peter Albani Law Blog

Covers criminal laws and the legal processes in Denver, CO.

http://www.peteralbanilaw.com/denver-criminal-defense-blog/
  • Apr 24

    DEFENDING A SEX ASSAULT CHARGE WHAT IS COLORADO’S RAPE SHIELD LAW?

    DEFENDING A SEX ASSAULT CHARGE WHAT IS COLORADO’S RAPE SHIELD LAW?
    If you are charged with a SEX ASSAULT or any other SEX ASSAULT RELATED OFFENSE in Colorado we can help. Colorado has over 45 separate and distinct sex offenses. A Sex Assault charge is extremely serious. Most Felony Sex Assault crimes in…
  • Apr 21

    THE COLORADO SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY – WHAT IS IT? HOW DOES IT WORK?

    THE COLORADO SEX OFFENDER REGISTRY – WHAT IS IT? HOW DOES IT WORK?
    PETER B. ALBANI IS ONE OF COLORADO’S PREMIER CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS. WHILE MR. ALBANI HANDLES ALL TYPES OF CRIMINAL CASES, HE ROUTINELY HANDLES ALL SEX OFFENSES INCLUDING ALL FELONY AND MISDEMEANOR SEX ASSAULTS. HE HAS SUCESSFULLY…
  • Sep 23

    Understanding the Types of Sexual Assault Charges in Colorado

    Understanding the Types of Sexual Assault Charges in Colorado
    There are a surprising number of acts that fall under the umbrella of sexual assault, some of which you may be unaware of. Sex crimes of any type are very damaging, both for the victim and the accused. Being convicted of a sex crime can have…
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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
Rank this Week: 1591

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    NEW COURTHOUSE OPENS

    NEW COURTHOUSE OPENS
    Sitting in the shadows of Miami's dilapidated civil courthouse, the new Gelber-Gladstone Children's courthouse was opened on Friday, with a bevy of local politicians and former Governor Bob Graham in attendance. Gelber-Gladstone…
  • Apr 23

    CLIENT NEEDS COUNSEL

    CLIENT NEEDS COUNSEL
    Running the most widely read, most popular, and if we may so humbly say, most well written legal blog in South Florida, we are often approached (via e-mail) with requests from attorneys to advertise or otherwise associate themselves with this…
  • Apr 21

    THE RETURN OF THE 4TH AMENDMENT

    THE RETURN OF THE 4TH AMENDMENT
    In Rodriguez v. United States,  the redoubtable Ruth Bader Ginsberg, writing for an unusual  6-3 majority, held that a delay of seven to eight minutes after a traffic stop was concluded for the purposes of holding the driver until a…
Rank this Week: 333

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news-events-exonerations
  • Apr 24

    Justice Activists Jennifer Thompson and Ronald Cotton Given National Honor

    Justice Activists Jennifer Thompson and Ronald Cotton Given National Honor
    On Tuesday, innocence advocates Ronald Cotton and Jennifer Thompson were honored at the annual National Crime Victims' Service Awards Ceremony as part of the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Crime Victims' Rights Week. Cotton and…
  • Apr 23

    Georgia Man Convicted of Arson Murder Will Get New Trial

    Georgia Man Convicted of Arson Murder Will Get New Trial
    The arson and murder convictions of a Georgia man were vacated on Monday by the state supreme court, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.  Justice Robert Benham ruled that prosecutors neglected to turn over important evidence…
  • Apr 23

    Alliances Lead to Reform in How Cops Conduct Lineups in Colorado

    Alliances Lead to Reform in How Cops Conduct Lineups in Colorado
    By Amshula Jayaram, state policy advocate Colorado recently became the 12th state in the nation to adopt uniform best practices for eyewitness identification procedures, following a trend that encompasses every region of this country, from…
Rank this Week: 2635

New Jersey Criminal & Collections…

New Jersey Criminal & Collections Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James S. Friedman, LLC.

http://www.newjerseycriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Don’t Assume A DWI Must End With A Guilty Plea

    Don’t Assume A DWI Must End With A Guilty Plea
    Any New Jersey Criminal Defense Attorney who practices regularly in our State’s Municipal Courts handles clients accused of DWI (Driving While Intoxicated/Driving Under The Influence).  While DWI clients charged with a second or…
  • Feb 22

    Rikers Ends Solitary Confinement for Juvenile

    Rikers Ends Solitary Confinement for Juvenile
    New York’s Rikers Island is the second largest jail in the United States, housing between 11,000 and 12,500 inmates at a given time.  It is also one of the most violent jails in the country. For many years, experts have…
  • Jan 28

    Moneyballing Criminal Justice?

    Moneyballing Criminal Justice?
    I recently learned about TED Talks.  In short, these are presentations by people who have “ideas worth spreading”.  If interested, you can learn more about TED Talks at TED.com. Anne Milgram, the former New Jersey…
Rank this Week: 2415

Psychology of Law and Criminal…

Psychology of Law and Criminal Behavior

By Kenneth Padowitz.

http://www.psychology-criminalbehavior-law.com/
  • Apr 24

    Should We Be More Concerned With Prenatal Exposure In The Prevention Of Crime?

    Should We Be More Concerned With Prenatal Exposure In The Prevention Of Crime?
    Crime and violence has existed throughout human history, and the search for answers as to what causes such behavior has lead to a variety of proposed theories. Criminal behavior is often associated with a variety of social and environmental…
  • Apr 9

    Study Review: Borderline Personality Disorder and Social-Cognitive Deficit

    Study Review: Borderline Personality Disorder and Social-Cognitive Deficit
    Those afflicted with borderline personality disorder (BPD) are characterized with a variety of cognitive and emotional deficits seen throughout life regarding the regulation of emotions, impulsivity, and maladaptive images of self and others.…
  • Mar 21

    Deindividuation | Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

    Deindividuation | Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.
    Some of our recent discussions have been concerned with topics relating to how individuals tend to underestimate the role of environmental or situational influences on behavior, and to overestimate individual personality factors, when…
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A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Apr 24

    CAN RUNNING FROM POLICE BE GROUNDS FOR ARREST IN ILLINOIS?

    CAN RUNNING FROM POLICE BE GROUNDS FOR ARREST IN ILLINOIS?
    You like to walk at night. A police officer thought your presence late at night was suspicious so he stopped you. You didn’t want him to find the concealed weapon or the cocaine in your pocket, so you ran. Now you are charged with…
  • Apr 10

    CHANGE OF HEART: A PUBLIC'S DEFENDER'S JOURNEY TO FORGIVENESS

    CHANGE OF HEART: A PUBLIC'S DEFENDER'S JOURNEY TO FORGIVENESS
    “Are you a real lawyer or are you a public defender?” This is a question that I hear repeatedly at court as a private defense attorney, and it comes loaded with implications. Anybody who is a veteran of criminal law practice…
  • Mar 16

    THE INSANITY DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS

    THE INSANITY DEFENSE IN ILLINOIS
    Sometimes a defendant commits a crime without being truly responsible for his or her actions. Illinois recognizes this concept as the insanity defense. There are, however, many misconceptions about how it works. Legal insanity does not mean…
Rank this Week: 2708

Virginia Traffic Law News

Virginia Traffic Law News

By Caddell Nelson & Reibach.

http://www.cnrlawyers.com/news/
  • Apr 24

    Hanover County Virginia Speeding 90 mph in a 70 mph zone charge dismissed

    Hanover County Virginia Speeding 90 mph in a 70 mph zone charge dismissed
    John Weiland from the firm Caddell Weiland, PLLC represented a juvenile client who received a Reckless Driving ticket in Hanover County Virginia for speeding 90 mph in a 70 mph zone. The client was driving late at night on I-95 and lost track…
  • Apr 24

    Henrico County Virginia for Texting While Driving Charge to be Dismissed

    Henrico County Virginia for Texting While Driving Charge to be Dismissed
    John Weiland from the firm Caddell Weiland, PLLC represented a client who received a ticket in Henrico County Virginia for Texting While Driving. The client was driving down Interstate 64 when a police officer noticed her using her phone. The…
  • Apr 24

    Hanover Va Reckless Driver chance to avoid License Suspension

    Hanover Va Reckless Driver chance to avoid License Suspension
    Today John Weiland from the law firm Caddell Weiland, PLLC represented a client who received a Reckless Driving ticket in Hanover County, Virginia for speeding 91mph in a 70 mph zone. Our client had a clean driving record but had only been…
Rank this Week: 2861

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Apr 24

    How Underage OUIs Are Even More Seriou

    How Underage OUIs Are Even More Seriou
    Maine's operating under the influence (OUI) laws might seem stringent for adults. They're even more serious for those under the age of 21. Drivers under the age of 21 are held to a higher standard than adult drivers under the OUI laws of…
  • Apr 22

    What Does a Criminal Lawyer Do?

    What Does a Criminal Lawyer Do?
    The role of a criminal attorney is a unique one, particularly as a defense attorney. Many assume the job of the defense lawyer advocate is to get someone charged with a crime declared not guilty in a trial or, even better, removed from the…
  • Apr 21

    How Expungement Works Now - Executive Clemency

    How Expungement Works Now - Executive Clemency
    Our last blog post dealt with Legislative Document 573 (LD 573), which is a proposed law, currently in front of the Maine legislature, that would allow for certain arrest records and criminal history to be sealed from public record: A process…
Rank this Week: 3626

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: 2349

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2587

Arizona DUI Defense Blog

Arizona DUI Defense Blog

Covers Arizona DUI laws, DUI penalties, field sobriety tests and vehicular assault. By Koplow & Patane.

http://duiblog.arizonaduicenter.com/
  • Apr 24

    The Supreme Court Splits the baby in the Scottsdale Crime Lab Cases.

    The Supreme Court Splits the baby in the Scottsdale Crime Lab Cases.
    The highly anticipated Arizona Supreme Court opinion regarding the Scottsdale Crime Lab scandal was issued yesterday.   In a very Solomon like decision, the Court granted both sides some relief.   The decision contains a lot of…
  • Apr 22

    Arizona Supreme Court: Scottsdale Crime Lab Update

    Arizona Supreme Court: Scottsdale Crime Lab Update
    Tomorrow around 10:00 a.m. the Arizona Supreme Court will issue its decision regarding the Scottsdale Crime Lab.  Here are some of the new stories about the case of STATE v HON. BERNSTEIN/HERMAN: Scottsdale DUIs in question over lab…
  • Apr 21

    Measuring and Counting

    Measuring and Counting
     MEASURING Measuring is the assignment of a number, and all the uncertainties of that of that number, to something.  The purpose of assigning a number is to give meaning to the object measured. Uncertainty: A bag placed upon a scale…
Rank this Week: 1980

New York Criminal Defense Blog

New York Criminal Defense Blog

Covers high-profile crimes and the NYS criminal system. By Arkady Bukh.

http://www.nyccriminallawyer.com/blog
  • Apr 24

    Judges Allows Entertainment Videos to be Used as Evidence in Trial

    Judges Allows Entertainment Videos to be Used as Evidence in Trial
    A federal racketeering case is currently proceeding in Brooklyn against an alleged drug gang and the U.S. District Attorney prosecuting the case asked the judge to admit mafia tattoos into evidence, as well as to admit YouTube music videos…
  • Apr 3

    USA Today Op-Ed Warns That Everyone is a Criminal

    USA Today Op-Ed Warns That Everyone is a Criminal
    In the American justice system, the rule has long been that ignorance of the law is no excuse. If you are charged with a crime, claiming you didn’t know your actions were illegal is generally no defense. While this rule may have worked…
  • Apr 3

    USA Today Op-Ed Warns That Everyone is a Criminal

    USA Today Op-Ed Warns That Everyone is a Criminal
    In the American justice system, the rule has long been that ignorance of the law is no excuse. If you are charged with a crime, claiming you didn’t know your actions were illegal is generally no defense. While this rule may have worked…
Rank this Week: 2791

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/
  • Apr 24

    Jerramy Stevens, Ex-NFL Player and Husband of Soccer Player Hope Solo, Pleads to DUI Charge

    Jerramy Stevens, Ex-NFL Player and Husband of Soccer Player Hope Solo, Pleads to DUI Charge
    Jerramy Stevens, a former player for the Seattle Seahawks, and the husband of U.S. soccer player Hope Solo, pleaded no contest to drunk driving charges stemming from a January arrest for driving under the influence. The plea means that a…
  • Apr 23

    Rand Paul’s Son Cited For DUI After Hitting Parked Car

    Rand Paul’s Son Cited For DUI After Hitting Parked Car
    Son of presidential candidate Rand Paul was cited for DUI Sunday after hitting a parked car in Kentucky. The 22-year old William Paul, was found at the scene of the accident with watery bloodshot eyes and allegedly smelled like alcohol. Paul…
  • Apr 22

    Evel Knievel’s Son Arrested for DUI in Montana

    Evel Knievel’s Son Arrested for DUI in Montana
    The youngest son of famous daredevil Evel Knievel was arrested on DUI charges Tuesday night after rear-ending a vehicle while driving at a high rate of speed. Robbie Knievel allegedly fled the scene but was located shortly standing outside of…
Rank this Week: 892

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Apr 24

    Can I get a sex crime conviction set aside in Arizona?

    Can I get a sex crime conviction set aside in Arizona?
    Before answering that question, the process of setting aside a criminal conviction in Arizona should first be explained. A.R.S. 13-907 states that an individual convicted of a criminal offense, who has fulfilled the conditions of their…
  • Mar 30

    Prescription Fraud in Arizona

    Prescription Fraud in Arizona
    Addiction to prescription medication has become a widespread problem in the United States over recent years. As opposed to illegal substances like heroin, meth, or cocaine, prescription medication is prescribed by a doctor and is legal to…
  • Mar 25

    Can I be charged with a crime in Arizona if my dog bit someone?

    Can I be charged with a crime in Arizona if my dog bit someone?
    The answer to that question depends upon the details of the incident, but yes, it is possible for an owner of a dog who bit another person to be criminally liable under Arizona law. According to the American Society for the Prevention of…
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