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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: 4623

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/
  • Feb 9

    Michigan Driver's License Holds and Clearance

    Michigan Driver's License Holds and Clearance
    About half of my Michigan driver's license restoration practice involves getting a clearance for a Michigan "hold" upon a person's driving record that prevents him or her from obtaining (or renewing) a driver's license in another…
  • Feb 6

    Preparing for your Driver's License Appeal Hearing

    Preparing for your Driver's License Appeal Hearing
    This article about Michigan driver's license restoration will be a return to the more detailed examination of a single aspect of the license appeal process that is typical of most articles on this blog. The last stage in the driver's...
  • Feb 2

    DUI 1st Offense in Michgan - Not the end of your World

    DUI 1st Offense in Michgan - Not the end of your World
    As a Michigan DUI and driver's license restoration lawyer, I handle the whole gamut of drunk driving and driver's license related work, from 1st, 2nd and 3rd (felony) drinking and driving offenses, to restoring driver's licenses for people…
Rank this Week: 236

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense law, including recent policy changes and supreme court rulings. By Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Difference Between a Traffic and DUI Investigation

    Difference Between a Traffic and DUI Investigation
    What is the Difference Between a Traffic Investigation and a DUI Investigation? Traffic Investigation: If you have ever had the misfortune of being involved in a traffic accident, you knowthat the process can be stressful and traumatic. In…
  • Jan 28

    Bautista v. State | DUI Manslaughter

    Bautista v. State | DUI Manslaughter
    DUI Manslaughter | Double Jeopardy? The Supreme Court of Florida is faced with a certified question “of great public importance” from the Fourth District regarding the decision of Bautista v. State: “DOES THE…
  • Jan 28

    Additional 3 Months for Beach Place

    Additional 3 Months for Beach Place
    Fort Lauderdale declared Beach Place, a popular outdoor mall in front of the beach on A1A, a nuisance to the city due to reported drug dealing and various other criminal activities in and around the bars and outlet shops of Beach Place.…
Rank this Week: 1594

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jan 30

    Interparty Dating

    Interparty Dating
    From the Daily Show, off-topic but very funny....
  • Jan 30

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Murder Suspect Was On Probation: Fairfield, CA Police have arrested a habitual felon for a Thanksgiving day murder who was on probation at the time of the crime.  Henry Lee of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that 19-year-old Leonard…
  • Jan 29

    Texas Execution

    Texas Execution
    Michael Graczyk reports for AP:A Texas man convicted of killing a 38-year-old woman nearly two decades ago while he was on parole for a triple slaying years earlier was executed Thursday evening. Robert Ladd, 57, received a lethal injection…
Rank this Week: 1317

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
Rank this Week: 2485

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Jan 30

    Insurance Defense Arguments in a Maryland Auto Accident Case

    Insurance Defense Arguments in a Maryland Auto Accident Case
    13 reasons an insurance company will try and not pay for your car accident claim: The insurance defense lawyer will argue that you have little to no visible damage to your vehicle.  The interesting part of this argument is the vehicles…
  • Jan 21

    Revoked License Ticket Maryland

    Revoked License Ticket Maryland
    Have you been charged with driving on a revoked license in Maryland? Call attorney Randolph Rice at 410-288-2900 or email his office for immediate legal help. Driving while privilege is revoked in Maryland is a serious traffic offense and…
  • Jan 19

    4 Steps to Find the Best Baltimore Accident Lawyer

    4 Steps to Find the Best Baltimore Accident Lawyer
    You’ve been in an auto accident and you need to find the best Baltimore Accident Lawyer? Contact the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, at 410-288-2900 or email the office for immediate legal advice. Step 1 to an Auto Accident…
Rank this Week: 2428

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

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

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Jan 30

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    A 47-year-old Louisiana man who served nearly two-thirds of his life in prison for a crime that his lawyers say he did not commit has accepted a plea bargain with the local district attorney's office in order to secure his innocence. In 1985,…
  • Jan 29

    Federal Judge Resigns from the National Commission on Forensic Science in Opposition to Department of Justice

    Federal Judge Resigns from the National Commission on Forensic Science in Opposition to Department of Justice
    In a bold protest of a recent decision by the U.S. Department of Justice's to reject recommendations made by a federally appointed panel of the National Commission on Forensic Science formed to address growing concerns around the quality of…
  • Jan 29

    Brooklyn District Attorney Expands Purview of Wrongful Conviction Investigations Unit

    Brooklyn District Attorney Expands Purview of Wrongful Conviction Investigations Unit
    On Wednesday, Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announced that his office's Conviction Review Unit, which led to the exonerations of 11 people in 2014, has expanded its investigations beyond murder charges. According to the Brooklyn…
Rank this Week: 613

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
Rank this Week: 2538

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.criminaldefenseattorneykg.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Fourth Amendment Right

    Fourth Amendment Right
    Most Americans somewhat understand what the Constitution stands for and who it is intended to protect. Nevertheless, it may be difficult to figure out which Amendments within the Constitution are more important than others and which pertain…
  • Jan 16

    Fourth Amendment Under Attack, Again

    Fourth Amendment Under Attack, Again
    After the October 6, 2014 argument in front of the United States Supreme Court, attorneys for Nicholas Heien and the attorneys for the state of North Carolina finally received a decision on December 15, 2014 for the Heien v. North Carolina…
  • Jan 8

    Restore Your Rights After a Felony

    Restore Your Rights After a Felony
    The age old myth is that convicted felons cannot vote, or possess guns. Just because you have a felony on your record does not mean that you lose all your rights as a citizen.   Life after a felony conviction can be frustrating and…
Rank this Week: 3772

LawyerDefend.Me

LawyerDefend.Me

Covers criminal defense topics for Texas criminal defendants and their families. By Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.

http://lawyerdefend.me/
  • Jan 30

    Felony Possession of Marijuana Case of 5-50 lbs Dismissed in San Antonio

    Felony Possession of Marijuana Case of 5-50 lbs Dismissed in San Antonio
    On January 30th, 2015, Cook & Cook client, Cindy, r […] The post Felony Possession of Marijuana Case of 5-50 lbs Dismissed in San Antonio appeared first on Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.
  • Jan 27

    Client’s Assault Family Case Dismissed in Bexar County Texa

    Client’s Assault Family Case Dismissed in Bexar County Texa
    On the morning of January 27th, 2015, Cook & Cook p […] The post Client’s Assault Family Case Dismissed in Bexar County Texas appeared first on Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.
  • Jan 9

    Cell Phones While Driving in San Antonio = $200 Fine

    Cell Phones While Driving in San Antonio = $200 Fine
    Can I at least talk on my blue tooth?!  No, sister.  Sa […] The post Cell Phones While Driving in San Antonio = $200 Fine appeared first on Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.
Rank this Week: 1567

Oklahoma DUI

Oklahoma DUI

Covers DUI news and cases. They are the co-authors of By Bruce Edge and John Hunsucker.

http://duioklahoma.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    Fine line between presenting evidence and being inflammatory

    Fine line between presenting evidence and being inflammatory
    Interesting article today in the American Bar Association Journal about the prosecutor's use of 250 powerpoint slides in his closing.  The Washington Supreme Court overturned the conviction stating the presentation amounted to…
  • Jan 8

    Great wins today for Hunsucker Legal Group

    Great wins today for Hunsucker Legal Group
    The Hunsucker Legal Group had a great day today. Nicholas Lee had a fantastic win with a complete dismissal of a DUI charge against our client. Client was arrested after driving out of the jurisdiction of the police officer. State argued…
  • Jan 8

    Nice Win for Nick Lee

    Nice Win for Nick Lee
    Our Senior Associate Nicholas Lee had a nice win for our client today.  HLG was representing a Colorado citizen that was arrested for DUI in Woodward, OK.  After we obtained the patrol video of the stop as well as the other…
Rank this Week: 4170

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 2916

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    RoundUp, Child Pornography and Kyllo

    RoundUp, Child Pornography and Kyllo
    After Jeffrey Feldman was indicted on federal charges of “receiving and possessing child pornography” he filed motions to “compel discovery regarding the computer program (`RoundUp’) used by law enforcement to…
  • Jan 28

    The "Electronic Data Files," the British Authorities and the 4th Amendment

    The "Electronic Data Files," the British Authorities and the 4th Amendment
    After “Paul Robert Gunter [was] convicted and sentenced on multiple counts related to two international investment fraud schemes”, he appealed.  U.S. v. Odoni, 2015 WL 150740 (U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit…
  • Jan 26

    Computers, Child Pornography and Forfeiture

    Computers, Child Pornography and Forfeiture
    Federal authorities indicted Justin Paul Gladding on two countsrelated to his possession of child pornography: Count 1: Receipt or Distribution of a Visual Depiction of a Minor Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct in violation of 18 U.S.…
Rank this Week: 1917

White Collar Defense and…

White Collar Defense and Compliance

Covers developments in criminal law, federal case law, and statutes. Published by Alan Leibman of Fox Rothschild.

http://whitecollarcrime.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jan 30

    Third Circuit Opinion Cites Alain Leibman’s Fox WC Blog Entry

    Third Circuit Opinion Cites Alain Leibman’s Fox WC Blog Entry
    Alain Leibman writes: Those of you who follow, or at least sporadically read, this blog know that it attempts to treat in a considered way important issues facing the white collar bar and our clients.  Still, like any blog, it exists…
  • Dec 22

    Alain Leibman And Fox Rothschild Acknowledged For Veterans’ Assistance

    Alain Leibman And Fox Rothschild Acknowledged For Veterans’ Assistance
    Alain Leibman writes: Departing from the usual subjects discussed in this space, I wanted in the spirit of the season to share with our readers an example of lawyers giving back to their larger community.  Three years ago, with the…
  • Dec 8

    Fox Rothschild Obtains Complete Dismissal Of Federal Trade Secret Theft Case

    Fox Rothschild Obtains Complete Dismissal Of Federal Trade Secret Theft Case
    Alain Leibman: On Friday, December 5th, the Department of Justice finally surrendered in a multi-defendant trade secret case being prosecuted in the Southern District of Indiana on behalf of complainant Eli Lilly and Company. (United States…
Rank this Week: 1013

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jan 30

    The argument for a populist Democratic Party: Not the Obama Coalition

    The argument for a populist Democratic Party: Not the Obama Coalition
    Neither of these women hinder or help the Emerging Democratic Majority. Egberto Willes in arguing that the "Obama Coalition" is not truly a Democratic coalition, wrote: President Obama won the presidency twice. Each time he won he did so…
  • Jan 30

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    Another busy day. Our last open thread is full, here's another one, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Jan 30

    Canada Set to Approve More Surveillance Authority

    Canada Set to Approve More Surveillance Authority
    Canada is unwisely following in the footsteps of the United States and about to pass legislation increasing surveillance authority for intelligence purposes in the name of the War on Terror. Under the new law, which will be presented…
Rank this Week: 3

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Identity Theft in the Third Degree

    Identity Theft in the Third Degree
    Identity theft laws in most states make it a crime to misuse another person's identifying information -- whether personal or financial. Such data (including social security numbers, credit history, and PIN numbers) is often acquired through…
  • Jan 28

    Identity Theft in the Third Degree

    Identity Theft in the Third Degree
    Under the New York Penal Law, a person is guilty of identity theft in the third degree when he or she knowingly and with intent to defraud assumes the identity of another person by presenting himself or herself as that...
  • Jan 26

    Money Laundering in New York

    Money Laundering in New York
    White collar crime" can describe a wide variety of crimes, but they all typically involve crime committed through deceit and motivated by financial gain. The most common white collar crimes are various types of fraud, embezzlement, tax…
Rank this Week: 990

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/
  • Jan 30

    Feeley on The Unconvincing Case Against Private Prison

    Feeley on The Unconvincing Case Against Private Prison
    Malcolm M Feeley (University of California, Berkeley) has posted The Unconvincing Case Against Private Prisons (Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 89, No. 4, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In 2009, the Israeli High Court of Justice held that…
  • Jan 30

    Toomey & Kaufman on Surveillance and Notice

    Toomey & Kaufman on Surveillance and Notice
    Patrick C. Toomey and Brett Max Kaufman (ACLU National Security Project and NYU School of Law Technology Law & Policy Clinic) has posted The Notice Paradox: Secret Surveillance, Criminal Defendants & the Right to Notice (Santa Clara…
  • Jan 29

    Rivera-Lopez on Consequentialism and the Moral Murderer

    Rivera-Lopez on Consequentialism and the Moral Murderer
    Eduardo Rivera-López (Universidad Torcuato Di Tella) has posted The Moral Murderer. A (More) Effective Counterexample to Consequentialism (Ratio. An International Journal of Analytic Philosophy, 2012) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: My aim in…
Rank this Week: 130

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Jan 30

    2015.32: Texas Lawyers, Don’t Be That Guy

    2015.32: Texas Lawyers, Don’t Be That Guy
    Some lawyers are reportedly interpreting Ethics Opinion 646 to mean that they can give their clients copies of discovery produced under Article 39.14 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, despite Article 39.14(f)‘s admonition that:…
  • Jan 30

    2015.31: Ethical Question—Privilege vs. Best Interest

    2015.31: Ethical Question—Privilege vs. Best Interest
    Hypo: In a Texas criminal case, defense counsel receives a video recording in discovery from the state. Assume that she needs to prepare her witnesses for cross-examination by talking to them about the contents of the video. The defendant…
  • Jan 26

    2015.30: For Shame, Professor Franks.

    2015.30: For Shame, Professor Franks.
    Shame that @ACLU supports the violation of sexual privacy for profit or entertainment http://t.co/VBZ0aounKn@EndRevengePorn@cagoldberglaw — Mary Anne Franks (@ma_franks) January 26, 2015 A wise man recently said, “If you publicly…
Rank this Week: 123

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/
  • Jan 30

    Tampa woman crashes into a bar, gets a DUI

    Tampa woman crashes into a bar, gets a DUI
    A woman drives into a bar...not the beginning of a bad joke but rather an unfortunate incident for the unlucky driver. 29-year-old Sully Marie Torre-Medina was charged with possession of marijuana and DUI with injury after her car crashed…
  • Jan 22

    Tampa police take down multiple car thefts, drunk driver all in one night

    Tampa police take down multiple car thefts, drunk driver all in one night
    Bay News 9 has a brief write up about recent events in Tampa that sound like a great Lethal Weapon montage scene... Two seperate police pursuits in Tampa with two stolen vehicles equal four grand theft auto arrests yesterday. Per police…
  • Jan 15

    Woman gets DUI because of vanilla extract?

    Woman gets DUI because of vanilla extract?
    From People magazine, a woman shows that driving under the influence arrests aren't always because of beer, wine or spirits. We had previously written about a man arrested for DUI who claimed he smelled of alcohol because of the…
Rank this Week: 1171

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

Massachusetts DUI Lawyers Blog

By Urbelis Law, LLC.

http://www.massachusettsduilawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4608

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/
  • Jan 30

    Does Uber Do Enough to Protect Its Passengers?

    Does Uber Do Enough to Protect Its Passengers?
    Alleged criminal activity by Uber drivers has the company in hot water. Do you think Uber drivers should face the same process as taxi drivers? Do you feel comfortable using Uber?
  • Jan 28

    How Long is Too Long for a Traffic Stop?

    How Long is Too Long for a Traffic Stop?
    Can a police officer call for backup and wait for a drug-sniffing dog to arrive during a traffic stop? That is the question that is being asked by the U.S. Supreme Court in an interesting case.
  • Jan 26

    Is Police Brutality Avoidable?

    Is Police Brutality Avoidable?
    Every year, innocent people die by the hands of law enforcement. However, many of these deaths could be avoided by handling the situation correctly when approached by police. Our attorneys explain how you could avoid police brutality.
Rank this Week: 566

DuPage County Criminal Defense…

DuPage County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Martin & Kent, LLC.

http://www.dupagecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2469

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Covers decisions and opinions by The Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and The Supreme Court of the United States regarding DUI law, Search and Seizure, and arrest procedures. By George C. Creal Jr.

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
  • Jan 30

    Cawley vs State - Constitutional Speedy Trial - Third Time is the Charm

    Cawley vs State - Constitutional Speedy Trial - Third Time is the Charm
    Cawley vs. State, A14A0996, November 21. 2014. The Georgia Court of Appeals remanded this case, a second time, again to the trial court to properly weigh the Barker v. Wingo, 407 U.S. 415 (92 SCt 2182, 33 LE2d 101)(1972) factors on its second…
  • Dec 17

    Ignorantia legis neminem excusat - except for the Police

    Ignorantia legis neminem excusat - except for the Police
    Nicholas B. Heien v. North Carolina, No. 13-604, Supreme Court of the United States (December 14, 2014).  The U.S. Supreme Court held that a reasonable mistake of law by police in the required number of working tail lights on an…
  • Nov 27

    State v Padgett - Police requested DUI blood test must go to crime lab

    State v Padgett - Police requested DUI blood test must go to crime lab
    State v. Padgett, A14A1002, November 18, 2014. James Padgett was involved in a motorcycle wreck. Police responding to the accident tested Padgett's breath with a portable breath test and read Padgett implied consent rights for a DUI blood…
Rank this Week: 3625

San Antonio Traffic Ticket Blog

San Antonio Traffic Ticket Blog

Covers traffic tickets, speeding ticket defense, moving and non-moving violations, local court information. By Coquat Law Firm.

http://www.trafficticketsa.com/Blog/
  • Jan 30

    Super Bowl Sunday Hands Free Traffic Ticket

    Super Bowl Sunday Hands Free Traffic Ticket
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA Make sure you do not get a Super Bowl Sunday Hands Free Traffic Ticket! No matter if you are cheering for the Seahawks, the Patriots, the commercials, or even Katy Perry’s half time show The…
  • Jan 16

    Houston Traffic Ticket Attorney

    Houston Traffic Ticket Attorney
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA The Coquat Law Firm resolves thousands of traffic ticket citations every single year across South Texas. The Coquat Law Firm primarily works along the i-35 corridor and serves cities like San Antonio,…
  • Jan 5

    San Antonio Hands Free Driving Law

    San Antonio Hands Free Driving Law
    By Justin Coquat | Traffic Ticket SA The new San Antonio Hands Free Driving Law is now in effect!!! But don’t worry. The 30 day grace period is still in effect. This means you will not get a ticket under the new San Antonio…
Rank this Week: 3136

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Minnesota Man Appeals Conviction in Wife’s Murder

    Minnesota Man Appeals Conviction in Wife’s Murder
    In November of 2013, 37-year-old Jeffery Trevino was sentenced by District Judge Leonardo Castro to serve 27 1/2 years for the murder of his wife, 30-year-old Kira Steger. Now, Trevino is in court to appeal his conviction, according to a news…
  • Jan 29

    Suspect Who Injured Police Officer During Traffic Stop Facing Criminal Charge

    Suspect Who Injured Police Officer During Traffic Stop Facing Criminal Charge
    On Friday January 23, a 55-year-old man allegedly shot a Flint Township police officer after he was stopped for a traffic violation. That man, who has not been named pending his arraignment, is now facing charges of resisting and obstructing…
  • Jan 28

    Georgia Drug Bust Nets Two Arrests, Third Suspect Being Sought by Authoritie

    Georgia Drug Bust Nets Two Arrests, Third Suspect Being Sought by Authoritie
    On Saturday January 24, a drug bust in Ivey located in Wilkinson County, GA resulted in the arrest of two individuals, 32-year-old Amanda Helms, and 57-year-old Herman Bill Hendricks, Helms’s uncle, according to a news article at…
Rank this Week: 358

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    5 More Sentenced in Operation Wax House

    5 More Sentenced in Operation Wax House
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Five defendants were sentenced in January 2015, for their roles in a mortgage fraud scheme involving straw buyers, kickbacks and bank bribery. Of the 91 individuals charged in Operation Wax House, eighty-nine defendants…
  • Jan 30

    Man Charged with Obtaining Nearly $1M in Fraudulent Loan

    Man Charged with Obtaining Nearly $1M in Fraudulent Loan
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Joe Spaqi, 60, Cleveland, Ohio, has been indicted and charged with fraudulently obtaining nearly $1 million from the now-closed St. Paul Croatian Federal Credit Union. The defendant was indicted on four counts of…
  • Jan 29

    Former Title Company Manager Jailed for Mortgage Fraud

    Former Title Company Manager Jailed for Mortgage Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Terri Lynn Johnson, 50, Columbia, Missouri, former branch manager of Landchoice Company, LLC, has been sentenced in federal court for a $576,000 mortgage fraud and embezzlement scheme. The defendant was sentenced by U.S.…
Rank this Week: 2

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Super Bowl XLIX: Disorderly Conduct Charges in Arizona

    Super Bowl XLIX: Disorderly Conduct Charges in Arizona
    It’s always a tough night for Super Bowl security once game day arrives. Last year’s Super Bowl security in New Jersey had trained two years for the event, and luckily for them, of the 85,000 fans in attendance, only 10 had to be…
  • Jan 28

    Super Bowl XLIX: Minor in Consumption Charge

    Super Bowl XLIX: Minor in Consumption Charge
    Countless people across the globe will be watching the big game this Sunday, and for many, their festivities will include alcohol. Super Bowl Sunday has become synonymous with DUI’s and underage drinking charges, making it a dangerous…
  • Jan 26

    2015 Waste Management Open Kicks Off Today: Beware of DUI Enforcement in Scottsdale, AZ

    2015 Waste Management Open Kicks Off Today: Beware of DUI Enforcement in Scottsdale, AZ
    The Waste Management Open, formerly known as the Phoenix Open, is a professional golf tournament held in late January or early February in Scottsdale, Arizona. Though big players do attend the event—Tiger Woods will be making his first…
Rank this Week: 2315

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Jan 30

    How To Get A Divorce In NC [Infographic]

    How To Get A Divorce In NC [Infographic]
    How To Get A Divorce in NC Getting a divorce is a difficult process, especially when you’re trying to navigate the legal framework alone. Even more, it’s crucial to understand the legal process and implications of getting a…
  • Jan 16

    Important Things To Do Before Getting A Divorce

    Important Things To Do Before Getting A Divorce
    IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO BEFORE GETTING A DIVORCE Divorce is a life changing and stressful experience. Sometimes it comes out of the blue while other times it can be seen coming on the horizon. However, nobody enters into a marriage expecting a…
  • Jan 12

    Injured By The Police? Here’s How To Sue For Excessive Force – INFOGRAPHIC

    Injured By The Police? Here’s How To Sue For Excessive Force – INFOGRAPHIC
    INJURED BY THE POLICE? HERE’S HOW TO SUE FOR EXCESSIVE FORCE.   If you feel you’ve been a victim of POLICE BRUTALITY or EXCESSIVE FORCE by law enforcement, the process of seeking justice is a complicated one.  There are…
Rank this Week: 2492

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Comments on Michigan news and criminal law. By The Law Office of Steven L. Schwartz.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Former Michigan Priest Charged with Multiple Counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct

    Former Michigan Priest Charged with Multiple Counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct
    Earlier this month in Jackson, Michigan, the state’s Attorney General charged a former priest with three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and 10 counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for crimes that…
  • Jan 15

    Charlotte Woman Sentenced to Fifteen Years for DUI-Related Death

    Charlotte Woman Sentenced to Fifteen Years for DUI-Related Death
    Earlier this month in a Charlotte courthouse, a 23-year-old woman was sentenced to 15 years of  imprisonment for her involvement in the 2013 death of her boyfriend and the father of her two children. According to one local news…
  • Dec 30

    Gold Medalist Swimmer, Michael Phelps, Pleads Guilty to Second DUI Offense

    Gold Medalist Swimmer, Michael Phelps, Pleads Guilty to Second DUI Offense
    Earlier this month, the most decorated Olympian in history pleaded guilty to his second DUI offense in the past ten years. According to a report by the Washington Post, the Olympic swimmer was pulled over in Fort McHenry Tunnel in Maryland…
Rank this Week: 3073

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Alabama criminal law and procedure, including DUI,, theft crimes, and violent crimes. By Steven D. Ebersole.

http://www.birminghamcriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    “Chicken Suit” Man Arrested in Hueytown on Assault Charge

    “Chicken Suit” Man Arrested in Hueytown on Assault Charge
    When someone has an outstanding warrant for his or her arrest, sometimes police will send out a warrant squad to execute the warrant and arrest defendant.  Many times police will simply wait for defendant to get stopped in traffic or…
  • Jan 27

    DUI Arrests in Birmingham Expected on Super Bowl Sunday

    DUI Arrests in Birmingham Expected on Super Bowl Sunday
    Having a big Super Bowl party or going to one at a friend’s house can be a great time.  This year, given all the media coverage about “deflate gate,” media analysts are predicting even higher television ratings than…
  • Dec 12

    Are Violent Criminal Acts Genetic?

    Are Violent Criminal Acts Genetic?
    Violent crimes may range from a bar fight or domestic abuse case to a school shooting or other public attack. Legislators, health care workers, psychologists and other professionals are often researching violent criminal acts to determine the…
Rank this Week: 1538

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
  • Jan 30

    Would Texas Bill H.B. 868 Make it More Likely that Teachers Will Shoot Students?

    Would Texas Bill H.B. 868 Make it More Likely that Teachers Will Shoot Students?
    Commentators at Daily Kos and ThinkProgress believe it will. From the ThinkProgress article:People who are concerned about the use of excessive force by law enforcement may have to deal with another fatal can of worms. If Texas state Rep. Dan…
  • Jan 29

    FAA: Superbowl Stadium is a "No Drone Zone"

    FAA: Superbowl Stadium is a "No Drone Zone"
    I just came across this video released by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that declares the Superbowl Stadium a "No Drone Zone."Frank Bi at Forbes writes about the video here, and notes that the FAA has declared a 10-mile no-fly…
  • Jan 21

    Drone Carrying Meth Crashes Near US - Mexico Border

    Drone Carrying Meth Crashes Near US - Mexico Border
    So reports U-T San Diego. The article begins:A small aerial drone crashed about two miles from the U.S. border in Mexico carrying several pounds of methamphetamine, Mexican police said Wednesday. The discovery at a shopping mall…
Rank this Week: 2593

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/
  • Jan 30

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    This week saw several interesting developments at the United States Supreme Court, plus the videotaped arrest of a public defender in the hallway of a courthouse. Supreme Court takes up another method-of-execution case. As the USA Today…
  • Jan 29

    State v. Williford:  Gumshoes, Trash, Parking Lots and DNA

    State v. Williford:  Gumshoes, Trash, Parking Lots and DNA
    Kathy Taft was bludgeoned and raped on March 5, 2010, as she lay in the bedroom of a friends’ home in Raleigh recovering from surgery.  She died four days later.  Raleigh police tracked down her killer, Jason Williford,…
  • Jan 28

    Updated Paper on Traffic Stop

    Updated Paper on Traffic Stop
    I’ve recently updated my paper on traffic stops. As before, it covers stops from start to finish, including the legal standard for making a stop, the length of a stop, and investigative techniques that may be used during a stop. I may…
Rank this Week: 746

Michigan DUI Lawyer Blog

Michigan DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan DUI laws and offenses. By Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz & Associates, P.C.

http://www.michiganduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Crossing into Canada with a DUI Conviction...

    Crossing into Canada with a DUI Conviction...
    Canada is a strong economic partner not only to the United States, but more specifically with those states that border Canada, including Michigan. Many Michigan residents frequently travel to and from Canada to work for either short, or…
  • Jan 23

    Breaking Down an OWI/DUI Case

    Breaking Down an OWI/DUI Case
    In many cases, a DUI/OWI offense will be your first real contact with the criminal legal system. Consequently, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. In this article we're going to take a look at the basic legal process you will be going through if…
  • Jan 16

    What Every Michigan Driver Should Know Before Driving After Consuming Alcohol

    What Every Michigan Driver Should Know Before Driving After Consuming Alcohol
    Punishment for drinking-and-driving offenses in Michigan reflect a growing national trend toward a stricter approach that picked up momentum during the early 1990s. Offenders now face losing their licenses for longer periods, stiffer fines…
Rank this Week: 3963

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jan 30

    Aggressive litigation prompts federal prosecutor in Chicago to drop stash house sting

    Aggressive litigation prompts federal prosecutor in Chicago to drop stash house sting
    As reported in this lengthy front-page Chicago Tribune article, aggressive litigation by the federal defense bar concerning aggressive federal drug-war tactics have now resulted in federal prosecutors backing off the most aggressive federal…
  • Jan 30

    Notable new commentary on Yates v. US and overcriminalization

    Notable new commentary on Yates v. US and overcriminalization
    Via email I learned about these two notable new commentaries discussing issues surrounding the federal criminal case Yates v. United States soon to be resolved by the Supreme Court: SOX on Fish: A New Harm of Overcriminalization by Todd…
  • Jan 29

    George Toca now a free man ... and SCOTUS now lacks a live Miller retroactivity case

    George Toca now a free man ... and SCOTUS now lacks a live Miller retroactivity case
    This local article from Louisiana, headlined "George Toca, La. inmate at center of debate on juvenile life sentences, to go free," reports on a remarkable turn of events in a case that was supposed to serve as the means for...
Rank this Week: 243

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Covers Mississippi criminal and personal injury law. By Coxwell & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Burglary Suspect Arrested in Jackson

    Burglary Suspect Arrested in Jackson
    A suspect has been arrested in connection with multiple burglaries in Jackson this week. According to WJTV News Channel 12, law enforcement authorities were on the scene at a Southbrook Drive residence on Wednesday morning making the arrest.…
  • Jan 30

    Hinds County School Bus Crash

    Hinds County School Bus Crash
    At least three children were injured in a Hinds County school bus crash earlier this week. According to WJTV News Channel 12, the incident happened in Learned, Mississippi on Adams Station Road near Bush Road. For currently unknown reasons,…
  • Jan 23

    Football Players Arrested for Disorderly Conduct

    Football Players Arrested for Disorderly Conduct
    Just after midnight on Thursday, two Ole Miss football players were arrested for disorderly conduct. There's no word on the circumstances of the arrests, but according to WJTV News Channel 12, they were arrested and booked in Lafayette…
Rank this Week: 3367

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jan 30

    Did Bronx Defenders Endorse Cop Killing?

    Did Bronx Defenders Endorse Cop Killing?
    I’m not much of a connoisseur of rap music, but this video struck home with me. It’s not that I endorse the line about a cop having to die. Obviously, I don’t and have made the point more times than I care to remember…
  • Jan 30

    A Non-Custodial Grope

    A Non-Custodial Grope
    Granted, Hawaii is a long way from the mainland, but it’s hard to imagine that it’s this far from the mainstream. An Oahu grand jury indicted 35-year-old Kramer Aoki last November on a third-degree sexual assault charge, a class C…
  • Jan 30

    Obstruction-Я-U

    Obstruction-Я-U
    Years ago, I got a t-shirt from the National Criminal Defense College in Macon, Georgia that read on the back, “I plead guilty to obstruction of injustice.” It was a cute shirt, but it carried a kernel of truth. It’s what we…
Rank this Week: 46

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

Covers criminal and injury law. By Tenn And Tenn, P. A.

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Public Indecency and Lewdness in NH

    Public Indecency and Lewdness in NH
    A recent local news story concerning New Hampshire Motor Speedway general manager Jerry Gappens centers around NH’s public indecency and lewdness statute, RSA 645:1
  • Jan 23

    NH Car Accidents: A new AAA Study on Drowsy Driving

    NH Car Accidents: A new AAA Study on Drowsy Driving
    Drowsy driving is now being called just as dangerous as getting behind the wheel after having one too many drinks. This may seem like an exaggeration, but the studies and statistics don’t lie.
  • Jan 6

    New Hampshire HB- 263 Protecting Health Care Providers Reporting a Patient as Medically Unfit to Drive

    New Hampshire HB- 263 Protecting Health Care Providers Reporting a Patient as Medically Unfit to Drive
    Health care providers are charged with the responsibility of making the most beneficial health care decisions for their patients. They have a responsibility to keep those patients safe and to keep others safe from their patients if they feel…
Rank this Week: 1682

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Mandatory Minimums and Marissa Alexander

    Mandatory Minimums and Marissa Alexander
    As Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers, we're all too familiar with the unfortunate case of Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman thrown in prison for firing a warning shot in self-defense. Back in 2010, Ms. Alexander fired…
  • Jan 27

    Gun Confiscations at Ft. Lauderdale Airport

    Gun Confiscations at Ft. Lauderdale Airport
    Our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers know that anti-terrorism security checks often overlap with domestic law enforcement, in no place more than in the airport. Unfortunately, as it relates to that combination, Ft.…
  • Jan 24

    Widespread Abuse: Police Seize Cash From Motorist

    Widespread Abuse: Police Seize Cash From Motorist
    When you're pulled over by a police officer, you should reasonably expect a few things to happen: they will probably ask for your license and registration and they may even ask you to step out of your vehicle for further questioning. You…
Rank this Week: 735

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: 939

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/
  • Jan 30

    Sex-Offender Laws to Be Weakened

    Sex-Offender Laws to Be Weakened
    1-30-2015 California: Court Rulings, Lawsuit Force County Supervisors To Act Prompted by two adverse appellate court decisions and a lawsuit springing from them, the board of supervisors on Tuesday gave tentative approval to amendments to…
  • Jan 30

    Sex offender residency restrictions may be backfiring

    Sex offender residency restrictions may be backfiring
    1-30-2015 Wisconsin: No one wants a sex offender next door, but WISN 12 News has learned efforts to keep them out of a community may have actually brought them closer to those you love. By law, prisons release sex offenders to the counties…
  • Jan 29

    Judge Thompson reveals SOISP

    Judge Thompson reveals SOISP
    1-29-2012 West Virginia: WILLIAMSON - The Sex Offender Intensive Supervision Program (SOISP) requires extended supervision for sexual offenders, especially those convicted of crimes against children. Mingo County was one of the first…
Rank this Week: 23

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Jan 30

    Can I ever get my gun rights back after a Domestic Violence Assault Conviction?

    Can I ever get my gun rights back after a Domestic Violence Assault Conviction?
    I often hear this question (Can I ever get my gun rights back after a domestic violence assault conviction?) from people who had pled guilty to a domestic violence assault charge many years ago, and thus had lost their Second Amendment right…
  • Jan 29

    Is an arrest mandatory when police are called for domestic violence in Maine?

    Is an arrest mandatory when police are called for domestic violence in Maine?
    A simple argument escalated into a fight. The fight simply got out of hand. The police were called and two officers responded to the scene. Now you are wondering, Is an arrest mandatory when police are called for domestic violence in Maine?…
  • Jan 28

    Can I win my DUI at court but still lose my driver’s license?

    Can I win my DUI at court but still lose my driver’s license?
    I hear this question (Can I win my DUI at Court but still lose my driver’s license?) from clients facing drunk driving charges in Maine. This is a good question to ask, because this situation occurs more frequently than you might think.…
Rank this Week: 2343

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    MIRANDA IN ACTION AND PROOF OF GLOBAL WARMING

    MIRANDA IN ACTION AND PROOF OF GLOBAL WARMING
    We all know the warnings. You have the right to remain silent….. You have the right to an attorney, and if you cannot afford one, one will be provided to you, ….Once we are finished speaking with you and getting you to…
  • Jan 28

    IT NEVER ENDS

    IT NEVER ENDS
    The cycle of CLE, trials, and Bench and Bar Mixers continues with another "come meet the judges y'all"  shing-ding at Pride and Joy, which is not a half-bad BBQ joint on Thursday, after work (or several hours after work for certain…
  • Jan 27

    EAT, DRINK, GET CLE AND NOW…PARK

    EAT, DRINK, GET CLE AND NOW…PARK
    TGK PARKING WOES UPDATE BELOW.You Know it. You Love it. You can't live without it. The REGJB Lunch & Learn is back for 2015! This week's topic is especially enlightening, because no matter where we go, and regardless…
Rank this Week: 293

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
Rank this Week: 450

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law.

http://michigancriminalattorney.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 29

    I think an Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor Hid Exculpatory Evidence

    I think an Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor Hid Exculpatory Evidence
    No one might read this but I had to get it off my chest. I have been a criminal defense lawyer in Michigan for 15 years. During that time I have seen a lot of very interesting things, cases, and people. I have also seen justice prevail and…
  • Jan 21

    Oakland County Narcotics Enforcement Team – NET has questionable practices and motive

    Oakland County Narcotics Enforcement Team – NET has questionable practices and motive
    Oakland County N.E.T. Practices In Obtaining Drugs and Money Can Border On ‘Improper.’ What Is The Issue? The Oakland County Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET) is responsible for investigating big drug cases anywhere around the…
  • Jan 21

    Barton Morris presents at National DUI Seminar

    Barton Morris presents at National DUI Seminar
    The DUI Defense Lawyers Association is an organization of best drunk driving lawyers all over the country with the goal of providing training, guidance, and instruction to its members on how to be the best DUI Defense Lawyers. They accomplish…
Rank this Week: 3094

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Avoid a DUI Arrest During Gasparilla Weekend

    Avoid a DUI Arrest During Gasparilla Weekend
    In the past, the Tampa Police Department has arrested between 200 and 400 people each Gasparilla weekend on DUI and other alcohol-related charges. Nowadays, many people are issued civil citations for violating open container laws which…
  • Jan 22

    Ocala Man Arrested for DUI After Crashing into Fence, Home and Two Shed

    Ocala Man Arrested for DUI After Crashing into Fence, Home and Two Shed
    On Wednesday police arrested a 26-year-old man accused of driving a vehicle through a fence, a shed, the side of a home and another shed. The accident resulted in damage to a hot water heater sending gas in the air. The Ocala man was arrested…
  • Jan 15

    Driver Charged with DUI after Fleeing Scene of Crash with Police

    Driver Charged with DUI after Fleeing Scene of Crash with Police
    A Tavares motorist was arrested on DUI and other charges late Monday after he allegedly crashed into a Mount Dora police car and fled the scene. The 61-year-old was also charged with failure to remain at a crash and driving with a suspended…
Rank this Week: 4486