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Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses topics related to DWI, criminal defense, traffic tickets, CDL defense, open records, Texas laws, and the War on Drugs. By Robert Guest.

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Dallas Hospitals Billing for DWI Blood Draws?

    Dallas Hospitals Billing for DWI Blood Draws?
    Medicine kind of sucks these days, for all the magic of life saving pills and procedures nothing can make you broke faster than the medical industry. As a lawyer we have multiple ethics rules covering what fees we can charge, and how they…
  • Jul 30

    When is a person under arrest in Texas?

    When is a person under arrest in Texas?
    One of the most common questions I get from potential clients is “the officer didn’t read me my rights, does that matter?” Often it doesn’t, and the reason is the police only have to read Mirandize you when you are…
  • Jun 24

    Riding dirty? Refuse searches, try to relax, and some other pointers.

    Riding dirty? Refuse searches, try to relax, and some other pointers.
    By now you know that you should never consent to a search of your car. But what if you actually have a joint in the console (terrible hiding place by the way), or you are a mule and worried the popo will find the package? Same advice, just…
Rank this Week: 265

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Can the Police Enter My House Without a Warrant?

    Can the Police Enter My House Without a Warrant?
    (Image Credit: Wikipedia.org) You, like many people, may wonder whether the police are allowed to enter your home without a warrant—particularly if you currently live in an apartment or a dorm room on your college campus. The Fourth…
  • Jul 28

    Do I Have to Consent to a Search of My Car?

    Do I Have to Consent to a Search of My Car?
    (Image Credit: public-domain-image.com) Arbitrary searches of your vehicle are generally illegal, however, like searches of your home, there are exceptions which can be used by the police to search your car. There is also usually more leeway…
  • Jul 25

    Can I Be Arrested Without an Arrest Warrant?

    Can I Be Arrested Without an Arrest Warrant?
    (Image Credit: Wikimedia.org) Most of us are under the impression that we cannot be arrested unless the police have a warrant in hand. Unfortunately, this is not always the case, and your arrest could well hinge on the premise of probable…
Rank this Week: 3131

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 840

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/
  • Jul 30

    Rick Perry backs #BlackLivesMatter, and other storie

    Rick Perry backs #BlackLivesMatter, and other storie
    A few odds and ends related to police accountability: Rick Perry; Why conservatives should embrace Black Lives MatterGo read Rick Perry's remarkable speech to the American Legislative Exchange Council in Indianapolis. (The missus was in…
  • Jul 27

    Podcast: New Texas death-in-custody data online

    Podcast: New Texas death-in-custody data online
    Grits contributing writer Amanda Woog, who is a postdoctoral fellow at the UT-Austin Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis, has made a curated version of Texas' death-in-custody database available for the first time online. See her…
  • Jul 27

    Victoria jail ignores nutritionist limits on serving cold food

    Victoria jail ignores nutritionist limits on serving cold food
    No longer do Victoria County Jail inmates receive "three hots and a cot," as the saying goes. The Sheriff switched to cold food only in the jail, eliminating all hot meals after inmates on work detail were caught making jailhouse hooch.…
Rank this Week: 121

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 453

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Chicago Has a Crime Fighting Robot!

    Chicago Has a Crime Fighting Robot!
    Earlier this month the Chicago Police, SWAT team, and EMS personnel were called to a motel in Edgewater after a man threatened to kill himself, reports DNAinfo.com. However, another emergency responder was also present, Chicago’s crime…
  • Jul 20

    The Illinois State Police Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registry

    The Illinois State Police Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registry
    You have likely heard of the Sex Offender Registry, but have you ever heard of the Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registry? Likely not, as this type of registry is not as widely publicized and only exists in Illinois and four…
  • Jul 18

    Father Took Son to Thailand, Now Faces Kidnapping Charge in Illinoi

    Father Took Son to Thailand, Now Faces Kidnapping Charge in Illinoi
    A 6-year-old boy from East Moline who was kidnapped in Illinois and taken to Thailand was recently returned home safe and sound. Interestingly, the man who kidnapped the boy is actually his own father. According to WTHITV 10, the boy was not…
Rank this Week: 2048

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 30

    Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Convicted Man in Racial Jury Case

    Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Convicted Man in Racial Jury Case
    The constitution guarantees us a jury of our peers in criminal matters. It is one of the most fundamental constitutional rights that we have. But our judicial system is also intended to be racially blind, and selecting jurors based on race or…
  • Jun 10

    Justice Reinvestment Act Brings Changes to Criminal Law

    Justice Reinvestment Act Brings Changes to Criminal Law
    Maryland is again looking to be one of the more progressive states in the nation when it comes to criminal justice reform, as legislators have agreed to pass a sweeping crime reform bill. The bill is unique in that it strengthens criminal…
  • May 24

    High Court Refuses to Overturn Severe Drug Sentence

    High Court Refuses to Overturn Severe Drug Sentence
    Sometimes, the United States Supreme Court rules by declining to rule. When a case is appealed to the Supreme Court, the Court may opt to not accept the case. When that happens, the practical effect is that the law created by the lower court…
Rank this Week: 3219

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    The Cloud Ate The Unicorn

    The Cloud Ate The Unicorn
    A confession: Reading op-eds by Roxane Gay is one of my guilty pleasures. It’s my version of watching one Kardashian telling another how she really feels. It’s like an emotional roller coaster built atop an intellectual cesspool.…
  • Jul 30

    The Legal Standard That Must Not Be Named

    The Legal Standard That Must Not Be Named
    One of the least understood, and most important, reasons why cops kill with seeming impunity is that people can’t seem to wrap their heads around the legal standard established by Graham v. Connor.  It’s not that lawyers keep…
  • Jul 29

    Haunted By Poorly Written Criminal Law

    Haunted By Poorly Written Criminal Law
    Drafting a criminal law is hard. Even a crime as uncontroversial as murder presents problems, because people just don’t behave consistently with our expectations. Sure, a straight-forward intentional murder is easy to address, but what…
Rank this Week: 21

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

Covers felonies, casino markers, murder, manslaughter, arson and other criminal conduct.

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Jul 30

    For the Best Experience in Las Vegas, Leave Drugs and Alcohol Behind

    For the Best Experience in Las Vegas, Leave Drugs and Alcohol Behind
    With an average of 3.5 million tourists filling the streets and hotels in Las Vegas every month, there are always concerts, festivals, conventions, sports events, and a plethora of special events going on. There is always a substantial…
  • Jul 27

    The Clear Definition of Aggravated Assault or Assault with a Deadly Weapon

    The Clear Definition of Aggravated Assault or Assault with a Deadly Weapon
    Assault with a deadly weapon, which can also be referred to as aggravated assault, is a felony charge that hundreds of Las Vegas locals and visitors are charged with every year. If convicted, it carries serious criminal penalties, such as a…
  • Jul 24

    Plea Negotiations are Common in Clark County When Charged with a Criminal Offense

    Plea Negotiations are Common in Clark County When Charged with a Criminal Offense
    Plea negotiations are the most common solution to criminal charges committed in Las Vegas. A plea negotiation can be referred to as “working out a deal” or “pleading to lesser charges,” and the legal definition is not…
Rank this Week: 1123

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

Covers news releases and other items of interest. By the Idaho State Police.

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 30

    Two-vehicle crash westbound I-86 at milepost 9, in Cassia County

    Two-vehicle crash westbound I-86 at milepost 9, in Cassia County
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Jul 29

    **Update *** Multiple crashes I-15 at 93

    **Update *** Multiple crashes I-15 at 93
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Jul 29

    Three Injured in Crash North of Blackfoot

    Three Injured in Crash North of Blackfoot
    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: 120

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2097

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

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

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    DUI Driver Shuts Down BART Service

    DUI Driver Shuts Down BART Service
    Accidents involving drivers DUI in Los Angeles can snarl highways and city streets, resulting in backups that prevent motorists from reaching their destinations for hours. Involve a mass transit system like BART in a DUI crash, and the…
  • Jul 27

    Golf Cart DUI Results in Death

    Golf Cart DUI Results in Death
    When the media reports on a death involving a Los Angeles DUI, the victim is usually a pedestrian or the driver or passenger in one of the vehicles that crashed. But deadly DUIs can also result from incidents involving much smaller,…
  • Jul 25

    Bad Parking Job Leads to DUI Arrest

    Bad Parking Job Leads to DUI Arrest
    When police officers are out on patrol looking for drivers who might be DUI in Los Angeles, they watch for vehicles weaving in and out of traffic, veering over the center line and blowing through stop signs and other traffic signals. In…
Rank this Week: 3963

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Jul 29

    Fox & Stein on Dualism and Doctrine

    Fox & Stein on Dualism and Doctrine
    Dov Fox and Alex Stein (University of San Diego: School of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law) have posted Dualism and Doctrine (Philosophical Foundations of Law and Neuroscience 105-136 (Michael Pardo & Dennis…
  • Jul 29

    "Is a Police Shooting a Crime? It Depends on the Officer’s Point of View"

    "Is a Police Shooting a Crime? It Depends on the Officer’s Point of View"
    From The New York Times: The longstanding official deference to the viewpoint of police officers is enshrined in the laws of some states and Supreme Court rulings. And the ambush attacks that left eight officers dead in Dallas and Baton...
  • Jul 29

    "US Sentencing Commission releases big new report urging reform of career offender enhancements"

    "US Sentencing Commission releases big new report urging reform of career offender enhancements"
    Doug Berman has this post at Sentencing Law & Policy, excerpting the Commission's press release. From the press release: Chief Judge Patti B. Saris, Chair of the Commission, stated, “The Commission’s research shows that there are…
Rank this Week: 79

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    ELEPHANT ANESTHETIC CARFENTANIL BEING SOLD AS HEROIN

    ELEPHANT ANESTHETIC CARFENTANIL BEING SOLD AS HEROIN
    Not long ago, I wrote about the scourge of fentanyl , which is a powerful synthetic opiate sold on the black market as Norco. Fentanyl has been blamed for a rash of overdose deaths but recently the ante has been upped. As shocking as it may…
  • Jul 26

    Pokemon Go Being Used In Attempted Robbery, Trespassing And Other Crimes In California

    Pokemon Go Being Used In Attempted Robbery, Trespassing And Other Crimes In California
    Pokémon Go Crime? If you haven’t heard by now, Pokémon Go, a geo-catching game played on a smart phone, has quickly become a phenomenon with over a million downloads in the United States since hit the market this month.…
  • Jul 15

    Juvenile Convictions And Laws In California

    Juvenile Convictions And Laws In California
    PENAL CODE SECTION 1170 MAY OFFER RELIEF TO THOSE JUVENILES CONVICTED TO LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE I previously discussed the 2012 United States Supreme Court case, Miller v. Alabama, 567 U.S. ___ , wherein the Supreme Court held that…
Rank this Week: 924

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    DUI Manslaughter Laws In California

    DUI Manslaughter Laws In California
    OCEANSIDE WOMAN DRIVING DRUNK HITS MAN AND CONTINUES TO DRIVE WITH THE DEAD MAN IN HER FRONT PASSENGER SEAT A recent and particularly gruesome DUI incident in Oceanside made news around the world. In the early morning of June 27, a…
  • Jul 26

    DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE IN ANOTHER COUNTRY

    DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE IN ANOTHER COUNTRY
    It’s summer travel season and maybe you are planning a trip to another country. Don’t let your R&R be ruined by a driving under the influence arrest. You may not be aware of this but most countries have harsher DUI laws than…
  • Jul 15

    DUI And The SCRAM Device In California

    DUI And The SCRAM Device In California
    CONTINUOUS MONITORING OF ALCOHOL LEVELS—THE SCRAM DEVICE Most people in California are aware that there is a device that may be ordered installed in person’s vehicle upon conviction of driving under the influence of alcohol. This…
Rank this Week: 4329

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
  • Jul 29

    Philadelphia's Dangerous Roads Lead to Many Accident

    Philadelphia's Dangerous Roads Lead to Many Accident
    Philadelphia can be a dangerous place to drive. The state highways, local roads, and interstates in and around Philadelphia see a significant number of injury accidents each year. Many of these roads are overcrowded, and ongoing construction…
  • Jul 29

    Winter Driving Safety Tips: Ensuring Your Car is Winter Ready

    Winter Driving Safety Tips: Ensuring Your Car is Winter Ready
    According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), more car crashes occurred in January in 2015 than during any other month in the state. One of the reasons for this increase is dangerous winter weather. Preparing your car…
  • Jul 29

    Am I entitled to compensation for spinal surgery after a car accident?

    Am I entitled to compensation for spinal surgery after a car accident?
    Countless car accidents cause injuries in Pennsylvania every day. While these injuries can range from minor to severe and occur almost anywhere on the body, back injuries are among the most common. They are also some of the most debilitating,…
Rank this Week: 1729

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of John M. Lynch, LLC.

http://www.missouricriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Illinois Licensed Drivers and Missouri Traffic and Criminal Offense

    Illinois Licensed Drivers and Missouri Traffic and Criminal Offense
    Missouri and Illinois have very different driver’s license statutes and regulations. The ramifications of a conviction in Missouri for an Illinois licensed driver can be significant. For instance, many Illinois licensed drivers do not…
  • Jul 24

    Pokémon Go – Being Safe on the Roadways!

    Pokémon Go – Being Safe on the Roadways!
    It has been two weeks since Pokémon Go debuted and the popularity is continuing to soar. There are more and more groups of children and adults walking around neighborhoods just staring into their phones. What is Pokémon…
  • Jul 15

    The Pokémon Go Craze!! Drivers and Pedestrians at Risk!!

    The Pokémon Go Craze!! Drivers and Pedestrians at Risk!!
    Within the first week of its debut, Pokémon Go is sweeping the nation. You can see groups of children and adults walking around neighborhoods just staring into their phones. What is Pokémon Go? Pokémon Go is a virtual…
Rank this Week: 2241

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jul 29

    DCCC Hacked, FBI Investigating if Related to DNC Hack

    DCCC Hacked, FBI Investigating if Related to DNC Hack
    First, it was the DNC (Democratic National Committee) whose emails got hacked, possibly by hackers hired by Russia’s military intelligence service, the GRU (also known as APT 28 or Fancy Bear) or by lone hackers on their own. Now, the…
  • Jul 29

    Jabhat al Nusra in Splits From al Qaida and Changes Name

    Jabhat al Nusra in Splits From al Qaida and Changes Name
    For at least a week, there have been reports that the leader of Jabhat al Nusra in Syria, Abū Muhammad al-Jūlānī, (sometimes spelled al-Jolani and al-Joulani and al-Golani), is about to announce the group's split from…
  • Jul 28

    Thursday Night DNC: I'm With Her

    Thursday Night DNC: I'm With Her
    Update: The theme: We are Stronger together. Hillary did what she needed to do. She was Presidential, confident, experienced, committed, and determined. It's so easy to picture her as Commander in Chief. Her ending: The world is…
Rank this Week: 2

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorney-blog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Two Arrested in Miami for Alleged Extortion of Social Media Star

    Two Arrested in Miami for Alleged Extortion of Social Media Star
    Two South Florida residents have been arrested after police claim they threatened to leak sexually explicit images of social media star “YesJulz” unless she paid them. A 28-year-old and a 33-year-old were arrested Friday on…
  • Jul 26

    Three Charged in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme In Miami

    Three Charged in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme In Miami
    Three people have been convicted of alleged Medicare and Medicaid fraud in a $1 billion scheme in Miami. “This is the largest single criminal healthcare fraud case ever brought against individuals by the Department of Justice,”…
  • Jul 20

    South Florida Doctor Gets 3 Years for Medicare Fraud

    South Florida Doctor Gets 3 Years for Medicare Fraud
    A South Florida doctor will spend more than three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to falsely diagnosing hundreds of patients in a Medicare fraud scheme. Court records show the 57-year-old Delray Beach doctor was also ordered…
Rank this Week: 1927

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jul 29

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Two Officers Shot, One Fatally, in San Diego:  A San Diego police officer was shot and killed and his partner wounded during a late night traffic stop Thursday.  Veteran officers Jonathan DeGuzman and Wade Irwin were both wearing…
  • Jul 28

    Where We Got Marilyn Mosby and the Amerika Stinks Crowd

    Where We Got Marilyn Mosby and the Amerika Stinks Crowd
    From an essay in the current Claremont Review of Books by John Marini:[Today's] intellectuals have pronounced their historical judgment on America's past, finding it to be morally indefensible. Every great human achievement of the…
  • Jul 28

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Triple Murderer could face Death Penalty:  A Washington state man accused of shooting four people, three of them fatally, earlier this month could face the death penalty, prosecutors announced Wednesday.  Jessica Prokop of the…
Rank this Week: 152

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    When Does Possession of Marijuana Become Intent to Sell?

    When Does Possession of Marijuana Become Intent to Sell?
    Conviction of possession of marijuana or intent to sell charges lead to serious punishment in Arizona. Under state law, “marijuana” refers to any or all parts of the cannabis plant from which the resin has not been extracted. The…
  • Jul 29

    Common Consequences of a DUI or DWI

    Common Consequences of a DUI or DWI
    Most states have taken a strong stance against drunk/intoxicated driving in the past two decades, and the enhanced penalties mean that a conviction for driving under the influence can create both short and long-term problems after the fact.…
  • Jul 26

    What Are the Differences Between Jail and Prison in Arizona?

    What Are the Differences Between Jail and Prison in Arizona?
    Many people use the terms “jail” and “prison” synonymously. But these two types of facilities have some distinct differences, as much as they have much in common. When you are facing charges that may lead to prison…
Rank this Week: 168

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

Covers public criminal justice and defense. By Luftman, Heck & Associates LLP.

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    First Ohio OVI Offense Is Reduced For Man In Franklin County

    First Ohio OVI Offense Is Reduced For Man In Franklin County
    Recently, a 30-year-old construction worker was stopped by the police in Franklin County, who determined that he was above the legal limit to drive; therefore, the officers charged the man with his first Ohio OVI offense. Since his profession…
  • Jul 28

    New Ohio Marijuana Law Allows For Limited Possession

    New Ohio Marijuana Law Allows For Limited Possession
    On September 8, a new Ohio marijuana law will make it legal for some Ohioans to possess and use marijuana for medical purposes. House Bill 523, which Governor Kasich signed into law in June, sets up a transitional phase in the implementation…
  • Jul 27

    New Law Allows Ohio First Responders To Treat Animal

    New Law Allows Ohio First Responders To Treat Animal
    On May 31 of this year, Governor Kasich signed into law House Bill 187, which allows Ohio first responders to treat injured animals in emergency circumstances. Previously, only licensed veterinarians were allowed to render aid to injured or…
Rank this Week: 764

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Jul 29

    Study Reveals Nearly a Quarter of Women Claim to be Sexually Assaulted in College

    Study Reveals Nearly a Quarter of Women Claim to be Sexually Assaulted in College
    According to federal campus safety data, in 2014 the colleges and universities with the highest number of rapes on campus were the University of Connecticut and Brown University, a private Ivy League university in Providence, RI. However,…
  • Jul 22

    Ypsilanti Township Man to Serve Up to 70 Years for Sex Crimes Involving 4-year-old Girl

    Ypsilanti Township Man to Serve Up to 70 Years for Sex Crimes Involving 4-year-old Girl
    Michigan criminal defense attorneys know that individuals found guilty of sex crimes involving children face extremely serious consequences. Recently, 35-year-old Kevin M. Lambert of Ypsilanti was sentenced to up to 70 years in federal prison…
  • Jul 15

    Convicted Sex Offender Seeks Position as Bay County Sheriff

    Convicted Sex Offender Seeks Position as Bay County Sheriff
    Recent news reports reveal that Kenneth Zolnierek, a 52-year-old man found guilty of sex crimes between 1994 and 2008 and ordered to register as a sex offender, is now a write-in candidate for the position of sheriff of Bay County. While it…
Rank this Week: 799

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Jul 29

    The Mercy Rule: An Ironic Word for a chaotic System

    The Mercy Rule: An Ironic Word for a chaotic System
    When one hears about the term “Mercy” they are often thinking about the concept of forgiveness and understanding. However, in the world of law, this term has a deceptive meeting that can be the death nail of the defendant in a…
  • Jul 28

    Ohio Man Busted After Allegedly Bringing Crystal Meth into Kalamazoo

    Ohio Man Busted After Allegedly Bringing Crystal Meth into Kalamazoo
    Earlier in July, Kalamazoo Valley Enforcement Team (KVET) investigators learned that a man was transporting crystal meth into Kalamazoo County. This led to the arrest on July 23rd of 36-year-old Buddy Parker of Fairfield, Ohio, who according…
  • Jul 22

    Top Secrets – What Police in Michigan Don’t Want You to Know

    Top Secrets – What Police in Michigan Don’t Want You to Know
    While police officers in Michigan are trusted to keep residents safe and do their best to prevent crime, there are many “secrets” cops keep close to their vest – secrets they don’t want those accused of crimes to know.…
Rank this Week: 2945

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2223

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    J. Sutton: Wait for Beckle

    J. Sutton: Wait for Beckle
    In today's opinion in In Re: Alford D. Embry, Judge Sutton notes the differing opinions on whether Johnson v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 2551 (2015), applies to the Guidelines and whether it applies retroactively to the Guidelines. There is…
  • Jul 22

    The Gang's All Here - I see em in Court!

    The Gang's All Here - I see em in Court!
    In cases where multiple defendants are allegedly members of gangs, the Government loves to bring in "expert" witnesses on how gangs operate, hierarchy, etc.  It makes for compelling testimony for the jury.  But sometimes the…
  • Jul 18

    Pointing a Gun Is A Crime of Violence; Johnson v. United States Shrinks Further

    Pointing a Gun Is A Crime of Violence; Johnson v. United States Shrinks Further
    The Sixth Circuit in United States v. Rafidi again grappled with what constitutes a “crime of violence” under 18 U.S.C. § 924(c), a question that has divided sharply the courts of appeals in the wake of the Supreme…
Rank this Week: 1188

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Jul 29

    MLM: It’s About Recruiting, Not Sale

    MLM: It’s About Recruiting, Not Sale
    I’ve been telling you for years that multi-level marketing is NOT about selling products. It’s about recruiting people into a fake opportunity. The products are the “front,” meant to make MLM look like a legitimate…
  • Jul 28

    Using the IRS Expenditures Method to Determine Income

    Using the IRS Expenditures Method to Determine Income
    When the IRS believes a taxpayer has unreported income, they will use alternative methods to attempt to determine the true income. One of those methods is the Expenditures Method. Tracy Coenen explains the basic methodology in this video.…
  • Jul 19

    Highlighting Corporate Fraud Investigation

    Highlighting Corporate Fraud Investigation
    The unthinkable has happened. We have good employees. Our people are honest. They don’t steal from us. They’re like family. We trust them. So it goes when a company discovers a fraud from within. Then what happens? After the…
Rank this Week: 15

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/
Rank this Week: 2612

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
  • Jul 29

    Fred Flintstone, World Records, and Rules With Shifting Reference

    Fred Flintstone, World Records, and Rules With Shifting Reference
    While the rest of the country was watching the Democratic National Convention yesterday, my attention was drawn to a far more dramatic series of events: an ongoing set of videos in which contenders attempt to seize the world record for the…
  • Jul 29

    Sorry Iowa, Political Robocalls Are Protected by the First Amendment

    Sorry Iowa, Political Robocalls Are Protected by the First Amendment
    While I currently live in California, I spent most of my life in Iowa, and I regularly visit my family in Iowa around the holidays. It is nice to go back, but if it happens to be a month before a caucus, I find that the phone rings off the…
  • Jul 28

    Does California Need a Law Prohibiting Drones Near Wildfires?

    Does California Need a Law Prohibiting Drones Near Wildfires?
    Ars Technica reports:Firefighters working to contain a wildfire in the San Gabriel Mountains of Southern California were temporarily thwarted this weekend when pilots for the Monrovia Fire Department (MFD) spotted a few private drones in…
Rank this Week: 2145

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Jul 29

    Reporting Crime Reduces Likelihood Of Subsequent Victimization

    Reporting Crime Reduces Likelihood Of Subsequent Victimization
    Law enforcement agencies are always looking for new ways to reduce crime in their cities, but a new study suggests that crime victims can reduce their likelihood of once again being victimized by reporting the initial crime. Researchers out…
  • Jul 26

    Severe Storm Saves Countless Lives in Tent Crashing DUI Case

    Severe Storm Saves Countless Lives in Tent Crashing DUI Case
    Most people pray for nice weather when they go camping, but the severe storm that rolled through on Saturday night likely saved a number of lives after a drunk driver drove over numerous tents in St. Croix State Park east of Hinckley.…
  • Jul 25

    Anonymous Tip App Helping Minneapolis Police Fight Crime

    Anonymous Tip App Helping Minneapolis Police Fight Crime
    These days it seems like there’s an app for everything, and the Minneapolis Police Department is getting in on the fun. The Minneapolis Police Department is making it easier for the public to report crimes anonymously through a handy…
Rank this Week: 1019

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Jul 29

    Reporting Crime Reduces Likelihood Of Subsequent Victimization

    Reporting Crime Reduces Likelihood Of Subsequent Victimization
    Law enforcement agencies are always looking for new ways to reduce crime in their cities, but a new study suggests that crime victims can reduce their likelihood of once again being victimized by reporting the initial crime. Researchers out…
  • Jul 26

    Severe Storm Saves Countless Lives in Tent Crashing DUI Case

    Severe Storm Saves Countless Lives in Tent Crashing DUI Case
    Most people pray for nice weather when they go camping, but the severe storm that rolled through on Saturday night likely saved a number of lives after a drunk driver drove over numerous tents in St. Croix State Park east of Hinckley.…
  • Jul 25

    Anonymous Tip App Helping Minneapolis Police Fight Crime

    Anonymous Tip App Helping Minneapolis Police Fight Crime
    These days it seems like there’s an app for everything, and the Minneapolis Police Department is getting in on the fun. The Minneapolis Police Department is making it easier for the public to report crimes anonymously through a handy…
Rank this Week: 3152

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Georgia man facing criminal charges over warrant mistake

    Georgia man facing criminal charges over warrant mistake
    A man was taken into custody on allegations of obstruction when Georgia police officers mistook him for a different person. His criminal charges now include a violation of probation, which could potentially send him to jail for as long as...
  • Jul 15

    Journalist hit with felony charges for request of open record

    Journalist hit with felony charges for request of open record
    Freedom of the press is a constitutional right granted to journalists, publishers and other individuals involved in the journalism profession. This important right protects these individuals from being unfairly censored while doing their…
  • Jun 29

    Georgia mayor to face criminal charges for alleged tax evasion

    Georgia mayor to face criminal charges for alleged tax evasion
    A Georgia mayor is on the line for allegedly evading taxes. Although no criminal charges have officially been filed, the district attorney has already announced his intention to charge the part-time mayor of a small town with tax evasion.…
Rank this Week: 2637

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 1439

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Does Uber Drive Down Boston Drunk Driving Injuries?

    Does Uber Drive Down Boston Drunk Driving Injuries?
    Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft have sailed in like a white horse, ready to save us all from the scourge of drunk driving injuries and deaths. At least, that’s the narrative these services are selling. Proof that it’s…
  • Jul 27

    Fallen Officer Family Seeks Tougher DUI Laws in Massachusett

    Fallen Officer Family Seeks Tougher DUI Laws in Massachusett
    Deputy John Robert Kotfila Jr. had just received a 911 call about a wrong-way driver on a stretch of Florida highway. It was nearly 3 a.m. on a Saturday. He had just left a traffic crash investigation and spotted the vehicle, traveling…
  • Jul 24

    Campaign to Bring Back Drink Specials to Massachusetts Underway

    Campaign to Bring Back Drink Specials to Massachusetts Underway
    After work, many people like to head to the bar on the way home to have a drink or two with friends.  While you can do this in Boston, or across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you aren’t going to find any drink specials or…
Rank this Week: 405

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/
  • Jul 29

    Can you Go to Jail for Disorderly Conduct?

    Can you Go to Jail for Disorderly Conduct?
    In Arizona, disorderly conduct is considered a class 1 misdemeanor and penalties could include a fine up to $2,500 and up to six months in jail, or both. If you, or someone you love, has been charged with disorderly conduct, it’s…
  • Jul 25

    What is The Difference Between Theft, Robbery and Burglary?

    What is The Difference Between Theft, Robbery and Burglary?
    Do you know the difference between theft, robbery, and burglary?  Although they are often used interchangeably, because they all involve the unauthorized taking of someone’s personal property, they are all very different crimes. If…
  • Jul 21

    Does Arizona Allow Medical Marijuana Use?

    Does Arizona Allow Medical Marijuana Use?
    Yes, Arizona allows the use of medical marijuana under very specific circumstances. Don’t start thinking though that this means it’s no big deal, for most people it’s still a crime to use, grow or sell marijuana and Federal…
Rank this Week: 3576

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    NUTS

    NUTS
    You think you have a hard job? Pity poor Herald Scribe David Ovalle who, in writing articles covering the legal community of Miami, must navigate unscrupulous clients, manipulative attorneys, judges who wander in hours after court was…
  • Jul 27

    UNIFORM DRIVE

    UNIFORM DRIVE
    In this summer of hate, and shootings, and rantings and ravings and political conventions and speeches by Chachi and Duck Dynasty and mediocre female golfers  (and Bill Clinton, Michelle Obama, and President Obama) we here in Miami…
  • Jul 27

    RED LIGHT CAMERAS - THIRD DCA SPEAKS .....

    RED LIGHT CAMERAS - THIRD DCA SPEAKS .....
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:RED LIGHT, GREEN LIGHT ..... IT'S A GREEN LIGHT FOR THE COUNTY IF YOU RESIDE IN MIAMI-DADE, FOR RED LIGHT TICKETS .....So, for now, if you see this: Then, you can expect to see this: That's because, today,…
Rank this Week: 186

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Even one ounce of anger or tension can miss the winning opportunity

    Even one ounce of anger or tension can miss the winning opportunity
    Yes, the world is filled with too many people too often acting like heartlessly dangerous people. Part of my job is to defuse, shrink, disintegrate, disinfect, and deflect the unseemly and dangerous actions of others, and to extract the gold…
  • Jul 28

    Jack Davis draws his last comic – from EC to Mad and beyond

    Jack Davis draws his last comic – from EC to Mad and beyond
    On a mid-1971 day at the age of eight, I found a paperback book by Mad Magazine, got hooked on the magazine, and my life never was the same again.
  • Jul 27

    Hugo, Colorado police further underline the unreliability of superficial drug test

    Hugo, Colorado police further underline the unreliability of superficial drug test
    Drug detection is about chemistry, and even prosecutors' chemists -- with a never-ending stream and often backlog of alleged drugs to test while still testifying in court -- can get drug testing wrong, particularly with being challenged by…
Rank this Week: 653

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/
  • Jul 29

    My Favourite Things: The Promise of Regulation by Design

    My Favourite Things: The Promise of Regulation by Design
    Lachlan Urquhart & Tom Rodden, A Legal Turn in Human Computer Interaction? Towards ‘Regulation by Design’ for the Internet of Things (2016), available at SSRN.Daithí Mac SíthighTen years have passed since…
  • Jul 28

    Constitutional Officers: A Very Close Reading

    Constitutional Officers: A Very Close Reading
    Seth Barrett Tillman, Who Can Be President of the United States?: Candidate Hillary Clinton and the Problem of Statutory Qualifications, 5 Brit. J. Am. Legal Studies 95 (2016), available at SSRN Seth Barrett Tillman, Originalism & the…
  • Jul 27

    American Sexual Culture as Public Health Crisi

    American Sexual Culture as Public Health Crisi
    Margo Kaplan, Rape Beyond Crime, 66 Duke L.J. (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Angela HarrisNot long ago, I was indulging in one of my favorite lazy-day pastimes – standing in my local bookstore, reading. The book was Girls and…
Rank this Week: 932

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Focusing on issues affecting the criminal justice system. By Bautista, Overson & Stewart PC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
Rank this Week: 964

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jul 29

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    The Baltimore Sun reports that prosecutors have dropped all remaining charges against police officers in cases related to the 2015 arrest and death of Freddie Gray.  The decision to end the prosecutions was motivated by the fact that no…
  • Jul 28

    Sex Offender Premises Restrictions Revised in Response to Doe v. Cooper

    Sex Offender Premises Restrictions Revised in Response to Doe v. Cooper
    The General Assembly amended G.S. 14-208.18, the law that makes it a Class H felony for certain registered sex offenders to go certain places. The changes are a response to Doe v. Cooper, a federal case in which the trial judge enjoined every…
  • Jul 27

    What’s the Latest on Mopeds?

    What’s the Latest on Mopeds?
    Laws governing the operation of mopeds have changed significantly in recent years. Mopeds now must be registered before they may be driven on state roadways, and the owner of the moped must have insurance.  An overview of the current…
Rank this Week: 3472

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

Temas de Derecho de preferencia, también de debate en otras áreas del quehacer humano e intereses personales del autor. By José Guillermo Anderson Anderson.

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    INDULTO A LA SEÑORA: SILVANA BUSCAGLIA

    INDULTO A LA SEÑORA: SILVANA BUSCAGLIA
    No puedo estar en desacuerdo con el indulto a la señora Buscaglia, sin embargo, la redacción de la Resolución que lo contiene, no parece la adecuada. A continuación el texto íntegro de la misma en la que he…
  • Jul 26

    Los viejos izquierdistas en el Perú deben retirarse de la política

    Los viejos izquierdistas en el Perú deben retirarse de la política
    Nunca he leído a Marx, lo he escrito muchas veces ni a ningún pensador, por brillante que sea su carrera y los reconocimientos obtenidos, pues no existe pensador que nos ilustre sobre los marcianos. En el enlace que…
  • Jul 23

    PROYECTO DE DEROGACIÓN DEL SISTEMA PRIVADO DE PENSIONES - EN CHILE

    PROYECTO DE DEROGACIÓN DEL SISTEMA PRIVADO DE PENSIONES - EN CHILE
    http://www.reddigital.cl/politica/24-parlamento/11988-fin_afps.html        REFORMA CONSTITUCIONAL Proyecto de reforma constitucional que establece una nueva regulación del derecho a la seguridad…
Rank this Week: 3265

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    US v. Wanland, No. 14-10170…

    US v. Wanland, No. 14-10170 (7-27-16)(Owens with Wallace and Schroeder).  This was a tax evasion case, with the defendant a civil lawyer who didn't pay taxes.  The 9th affirmed the convictions, rejecting the argument that…
  • Jul 26

    Jones v. Harrington, No. 13-56360…

    Jones v. Harrington, No. 13-56360 (7-22-16)(Bybee with Kozinski; O'Scannlain dissenting).  The police interrogated petitioner for hours about a fatal gang. Petitioner finally said: "I don't want to talk no more." The police followed up,…
  • Jul 26

    Curiel v. Miller, No. 11-56949…

    Curiel v. Miller, No. 11-56949 (7-25-16)(en banc)(Murguia; Reinhardt concurring and Bybee concurring).  In an en banc opinion, the 9th found the state petitioner's federal habeas timely under AEDPA.  It was timely because the…
Rank this Week: 1425

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland DUI news, updates and commentary. Published by Goldstein & Stamm, P.A.

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 28

    NCDD Summer Session hits it out of the park

    NCDD Summer Session hits it out of the park
    The National College for DUI Defense (www.ncdd.com) just completed its annual summer session held in Cambridge Massachusetts.  The session featured large lectures, small lectures, breakouts, and small elective seminars. Topics…
  • Jul 22

    Speaking out against Trump

    Speaking out against Trump
    I will repeat the well known quote from Martin Niemöller: First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out – Because I was not a Socialist. Continue reading The post Speaking out against Trump appeared first on…
  • Jun 23

    The Incredible Shrinking Fourth Amendment

    The Incredible Shrinking Fourth Amendment
    The Supreme Court decided two Fourth Amendment cases this week that diminish our freedom from police searches.  The Fourth Amendment says: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against…
Rank this Week: 3309

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 2334

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Jul 28

    What, Exactly, Is a Plea Discussion?

    What, Exactly, Is a Plea Discussion?
    In a recent blog post, we talked about how things that you say during a plea discussion cannot be used against you in a subsequent trial. The source for this is Rule 410 in the Maine Rules of Evidence. However, lawyers love to argue and fight…
  • Jul 27

    Grand Juries in Maine

    Grand Juries in Maine
    If you're being investigated for a crime, or even after you've been arrested for one, there are a lot of moving parts in the criminal justice system that you'll never see, but that still seriously impact your future. One of these moving parts…
  • Jul 26

    What You Say During a Plea Discussion Stays There

    What You Say During a Plea Discussion Stays There
    Because we live in a country that relies on an adversarial system of criminal justice, you can count on law enforcement to do everything it can to punish you as much as possible. To do this, police and prosecutors try to get all the evidence…
Rank this Week: 4586