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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
  • Sep 15

    New DNA Evidence and Improper Bite Mark Analysis Point to Mississippi Death Row Inmate's Innocence

    New DNA Evidence and Improper Bite Mark Analysis Point to Mississippi Death Row Inmate's Innocence
    The Innocence Project and the Mississippi Innocence Project filed a motion in the Mississippi Supreme Court today urging the court to vacate the capital murder conviction and death sentence of Eddie Lee Howard, Jr., based on new DNA evidence…
  • Sep 15

    Oklahoma Woman Exonerated of Infant Son's Death Based on DNA and Other Evidence

    Oklahoma Woman Exonerated of Infant Son's Death Based on DNA and Other Evidence
    With the consent of Tulsa District Attorney Tim Harris, a Tulsa court exonerated Michelle Murphy on Friday of the murder of her infant son based on new DNA evidence and other previously undisclosed evidence pointing to her innocence. Recent…
  • Sep 12

    Federal Conviction Integrity Unit to Launch in Washington, D.C.

    Federal Conviction Integrity Unit to Launch in Washington, D.C.
    The Washington Post reported that the first conviction integrity unit within a U.S. attorney's office will be launched in Washington, D.C., by federal prosecutors in an effort to identify potential wrongful convictions. The formation of the…
Rank this Week: 814

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Cyber Crime Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as technology and the law, computer forensics and cyber crime defense. By David S. Seltzer.

http://www.cybercrimelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Los Angeles Deputy City Attorney’s Child Pornography Arrest

    Los Angeles Deputy City Attorney’s Child Pornography Arrest
    Believe it or not, many people who get arrested and accused of cybercrimes in Florida have no idea that they've committed illegal actions until the police arrive to take them to jail. Such arrests can shock whole families and communities.…
  • Sep 10

    Reddit Cracks Down on Underage Photo

    Reddit Cracks Down on Underage Photo
    Individuals who face faulty cybercrime charges in Florida may soon have a lot of company, thanks to social media sites like Reddit. Websites like Reddit have been coming down harder on users who are not in compliance with their posting…
  • Sep 1

    School District Suspends Teacher Pending Child Pornography Investigation

    School District Suspends Teacher Pending Child Pornography Investigation
    Regardless of your occupation, Florida child pornography charges are a frightening prospect – especially if you have been falsely accused. In Buffalo Grove, IL, a popular middle school teacher recently discovered how swift and harsh the…
Rank this Week: 1027

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    WORCESTER SEX OFFENDER IS ARRESTED FOR THEFT OF SUV AND KIDNAPPING OF YOUNG CHILD

    WORCESTER SEX OFFENDER IS ARRESTED FOR THEFT OF SUV AND KIDNAPPING OF YOUNG CHILD
    Well, I don’t know how you are starting your week, but I started mine arguing with my alarm claiming that “It is not bright enough outside to be morning!” I lost that argument as shorter days get ready to become the…
  • Sep 12

    NORTHAMPTON MASSACHUSETTS MURDER CASE WILL LIVE TO SEE ITS THIRD JURY TRIAL

    NORTHAMPTON MASSACHUSETTS MURDER CASE WILL LIVE TO SEE ITS THIRD JURY TRIAL
    Well, I suppose you have to give it to Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan and his office. They apparently “never say die” and may actually believe in the third time is the charm theory. Cara Rintala (hereinafter, the…
  • Sep 11

    “DOES MY PRIOR CRIMINAL RECORD MAKE IT EASIER TO ARREST ME FOR A NEW CRIME?”

    “DOES MY PRIOR CRIMINAL RECORD MAKE IT EASIER TO ARREST ME FOR A NEW CRIME?”
    As mentioned in the beginning of this week, this blog is about to undergo some positive changes. We have discussed many things over the years that I have posted this blog. The tone has ranged from angry, to sad to somewhat humorous. In…
Rank this Week: 619

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Sep 15

    Fired Hebron Officer Accused of Selling Drugs on The Job

    Fired Hebron Officer Accused of Selling Drugs on The Job
    Authorities announced today that a former McHenry County police officer, Ryszard Kopacz, of Wauconda, faces new felony charges for selling drugs while on duty. Kopacz, 30, was arrested days after beginning his job with the Richmond Police…
  • Aug 20

    Cook County State's Attorney: Stricter Gun Laws, Relax Pot Law

    Cook County State's Attorney: Stricter Gun Laws, Relax Pot Law
    According to Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, Illinois needs to relax marijuana laws and create tougher gun laws. Before a special legislative panel, Alvarez explained that in order to deter street violence with limited resources,…
  • Aug 11

    New Illinois Law: "Sign and Drive" for Traffic Ticket

    New Illinois Law: "Sign and Drive" for Traffic Ticket
    A new Illinois law eliminates the requirement that drivers post their license as bail for certain traffic tickets. The "Sign and Drive" law (Senate Bill 2583) permits the driver's signature on the traffic citation to guarantee their…
Rank this Week: 235

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/
  • Sep 15

    Idaho State Police Conduct Alcohol Age Compliance Checks in Canyon and Payette Countie

    Idaho State Police Conduct Alcohol Age Compliance Checks in Canyon and Payette Countie
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE Teresa Baker Public Information Officer Headquarters 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642 (208) 884-7122 Fax (208) 884-7087 For Immediate Release: 9/15/14 at 3:30 p.m. MERIDIAN - Idaho State Police Alcohol…
  • Sep 15

    *UPDATE* Idaho State Police Investigate Fatal Hit and Run in Jerome

    *UPDATE* Idaho State Police Investigate Fatal Hit and Run in Jerome
    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…
  • Sep 15

    *UPDATE* Idaho State Police Investigate Fatal Hit and Run in Jerome

    *UPDATE* Idaho State Police Investigate Fatal Hit and Run in Jerome
    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…
Rank this Week: 154

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Sep 15

    Upcoming ABA CJS International White Collar Crime Institute

    Upcoming ABA CJS International White Collar Crime Institute
    I wanted to alert readers to the upcoming 3rd Annual American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section White Collar Crime Institute. This one and a half day event will occur in London, UK at the offices of Berwin Leighton Paisner (Adelaide...
  • Sep 8

    Criminalizing the American Company – The Economist

    Criminalizing the American Company – The Economist
    The Economist has an excellent article examining the criminalizing of American companies. The piece, entitled “A Mammoth Guilt Trip,” covers a lot of ground, including many of the most pressing issues in the field of corporate criminal…
  • Sep 3

    Wine Fraudster Gets Ten-Year Sentence

    Wine Fraudster Gets Ten-Year Sentence
    Last month Prof. Douglas Berman reported in his indispensable Sentencing Law and Policy blog about a ten-year prison sentence imposed by SDNY judge Richard Berman upon defendant Rudy Kurniawan, who had sold counterfeit wine to the very rich,…
Rank this Week: 348

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Sep 15

    African healthcare laid bare by Ebola epidemic

    African healthcare laid bare by Ebola epidemic
    Today, the outbreak of Ebola has meant that Sierra Leone’s struggling healthcare system, and others in neighboring African countries – particularly Liberia and Guinea – have been completely overwhelmed. The Ebola outbreak…
  • Sep 11

    Jon Stewart’s New Film Rosewater and Ongoing Persecution of Journalists in Iran

    Jon Stewart’s New Film Rosewater and Ongoing Persecution of Journalists in Iran
    When CBS’ 60 Minutes aired its 8 Days in Tehran program in May 2014, featuring seemingly unfettered access to Iranian officials and frank interviews with ordinary citizens, observers may have been justified in assuming that a new day…
  • Sep 8

    Declare Your Solidarity with Belgrade Pride 2014!

    Declare Your Solidarity with Belgrade Pride 2014!
    By Andy Graan, Amnesty International USA Country Specialist for Serbia, Macedonia, and Western Europe   LGBT activists and supporters in Serbia have been working tirelessly to prepare for Belgrade Pride, scheduled for September 28.…
Rank this Week: 39

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Ex Post Facto Clause of the United States Constitution

    Ex Post Facto Clause of the United States Constitution
    This is a proceeding wherein the Attorney General of the State of New York filed a petition on 19 July 2010 contending that Criminal Respondent RV is a detained sex offender who has a mental abnormality as that term is...
  • Sep 15

    Paragraph Ten of the Bill of Particulars...cont

    Paragraph Ten of the Bill of Particulars...cont
    Several states and numerous foreign nations have decriminalized prostitution without any indication of a concomitant decline in the vitality of the marital or family institution. The decriminalization of fornication in this state has not led…
  • Sep 14

    People v Moore, People v Doyle... ont

    People v Moore, People v Doyle... ont
    The defendant cites People v Smith, which, in effect, held that if corroboration was required to convict defendant at the trial, such corroboration was also needed at a preliminary hearing. The Court observed that the authorities cited by…
Rank this Week: 986

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 15

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Convicted Murderer to be Released: An Arizona man sentenced to life in prison for first-degree murder will soon be released after serving only 44 years.  Kelsey Hess of The Republic reports that 62-year-old Ray Chatman was convicted of…
  • Sep 15

    One More Reason to Disdain "International Law"

    One More Reason to Disdain "International Law"
    When we trust justice to a tribunal whose success depends on the voluntary cooperation of thugs, justice is the one thing we won't get....
  • Sep 15

    Trouble Brewing

    Trouble Brewing
    I think our readers will be able to figure this one out for themselves.  Some of the President's judicial picks have been first-rate minds and very good people.  Still, a priori, a prosecutor probably would not want an…
Rank this Week: 418

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/
  • Sep 15

    Collins on Domestic Violence

    Collins on Domestic Violence
    Erin R. Collins (New York University School of Law) has posted The Evidentiary Rules of Engagement in the War Against Domestic Violence (New York University Law Review, May 2015, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Our criminal…
  • Sep 14

    "Is it a crime to expose someone to HIV?"

    "Is it a crime to expose someone to HIV?"
    From Salon. In part: For as long as there have been sexually transmitted diseases, there have been ethical questions about disclosure and transmission. The CDC says that there are currently laws pertaining persons with HIV in 33 US states.…
  • Sep 14

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download
    in criminal law and procedure ejournals are here. The usual disclaimers apply. RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 384 Gifts, Hospitality & the Government Contractor Jessica Tillipman The George Washington University Law School Date posted to…
Rank this Week: 341

Second Circuit Blog

Second Circuit Blog

Feature case summaries and commentary by the Federal Defenders office in New York City.

http://circuit2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 568

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/
  • Sep 15

    Son of North Carolina State Rep. arrested, faces sex offense charge

    Son of North Carolina State Rep. arrested, faces sex offense charge
    9-15-2014 North Carolina: GREENVILLE, PITT COUNTY - Officials confirm the son of North Carolina State Representative Michael Speciale Sr. is arrested and charged with 2nd degree sex offense. Pitt County detectives arrested 38-year-old…
  • Sep 14

    Sex offenders find shelter at Holland Rescue Mission

    Sex offenders find shelter at Holland Rescue Mission
    9-14-2014 Michigan: A 29 year-old man arrested for exposing himself to an 11 year-old girl in Holland is a registered sex offender living at the Holland Rescue Mission. And there are a lot of convicted sex offenders living at the…
  • Sep 14

    Officer arrested for photos of sex offender

    Officer arrested for photos of sex offender
    9-14-2014 Texas: A longtime officer at the Wise County Sheriff’s Office has been arrested for improper photography related to convicted sex offenders. Chad Alan Hightower, 41, of Boyd was charged Friday morning with improper photography…
Rank this Week: 52

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Sep 15

    Mr. Death Penalty

    Mr. Death Penalty
    That's the title of a profile of Kent Scheidegger at National Journal, written by Nora Caplan-Bricker. It's subtitled, "Meet capital punishment's chief defender." On almost all other hot-button issues in U.S. politics—abortion, gay…
  • Sep 15

    Wyoming Examines Execution Method

    Wyoming Examines Execution Method
    "Panel endorses firing squad for capital cases," is the AP report, via the Star-Herald. The Wyoming Department of Corrections should be able to employ a firing squad to execute condemned inmates if the state can't find the drugs to carry...
  • Sep 15

    The Federal Judiciary

    The Federal Judiciary
    "Building Legacy, Obama Reshapes Appellate Bench," is by Jeremy W, Peters for the New York Times. There is an infographic at the link. Here's the beginning: Democrats have reversed the partisan imbalance on the federal appeals courts that…
Rank this Week: 48

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers warrants, license suspension, Massachusetts criminal offenses, and criminal defense issues. By Lewin & Lewin.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    UNLICENSED OPERATOR CHARGE DISMISSED

    UNLICENSED OPERATOR CHARGE DISMISSED
    On February 16, 2014 TF was operating a Caterpillar Front End Loader doing snow removal on Rt. 93 South in Woburn. It was 2:00 am and it was snowing hard. A car came onto Rt. 93 and was going too fast for the conditions and crashed into the…
  • Sep 9

    OPEN & GROSS LEWDNESS CONTINUED & DISMISSED

    OPEN & GROSS LEWDNESS CONTINUED & DISMISSED
    On October 8, 2013 PD, a 58 year old engineer, drove to the Loop Shopping Center in Methuen during the lunch hour. He parked his car in the parking lot in front of Marshall's. A woman shopper came out of Marshall's and proceeded to walk…
  • Sep 5

    HEROIN CHARGE DISMISSED IN LAWRENCE

    HEROIN CHARGE DISMISSED IN LAWRENCE
    On July 9, 2014 NK and a friend drove from Manchester, NH down to Methuen to buy heroin. At a prearranged spot the friend exited NK's car and met a woman and began walking down the street with the woman. The friend gave the woman $200 and the…
Rank this Week: 4886

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Sep 15

    Appropriate Discipline or Child Abuse?

    Appropriate Discipline or Child Abuse?
    Former University of Oklahoma Sooners running back Adrian Peterson was arrested for child abuse after admitting to disciplining his 4-year-old son with a switch. The Minnesota Vikings suspended Peterson for one game after learning of his…
  • Sep 11

    Presumption of Guilt: The Consequences of False Rape Claim

    Presumption of Guilt: The Consequences of False Rape Claim
    A former softball coach and teacher once charged with rape and sexual battery pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor this week. The felony sex crime charges against Tyler Lee Patterson, 27, were dismissed after the man’s accuser…
  • Sep 10

    Child Abuse by Injury

    Child Abuse by Injury
    NOT GUILTY
Rank this Week: 3110

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 188

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/
  • Sep 15

    Adrian Peterson Reinstated After Child Abuse Charge

    Adrian Peterson Reinstated After Child Abuse Charge
    Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is expected to be back on the field Sunday when Minnesota takes on New Orleans after being reinstated by the team. Peterson was held out of this week’s game after he was indicted by a grand jury in…
  • Sep 11

    9/11 – 13 Years Later

    9/11 – 13 Years Later
    For some, September 11th, 2001 seems like decades ago. For others, it still seems like yesterday. 13 years ago our country was rocked by a national tragedy. More than 3,000 Americans lost their lives  in the Trade Center attacks, at…
  • Sep 10

    Vikings Home Opener: Guns at TCF Bank Stadium?

    Vikings Home Opener: Guns at TCF Bank Stadium?
    The Minnesota Vikings will make their home debut in the elements at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday, and city officials and law enforcement say they are prepared to handle the large crowd and a few unruly spectators. Uniformed officers have a…
Rank this Week: 3543

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Sep 15

    Adrian Peterson Reinstated After Child Abuse Charge

    Adrian Peterson Reinstated After Child Abuse Charge
    Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is expected to be back on the field Sunday when Minnesota takes on New Orleans after being reinstated by the team. Peterson was held out of this week’s game after he was indicted by a grand jury in…
  • Sep 11

    9/11 – 13 Years Later

    9/11 – 13 Years Later
    For some, September 11th, 2001 seems like decades ago. For others, it still seems like yesterday. 13 years ago our country was rocked by a national tragedy. More than 3,000 Americans lost their lives  in the Trade Center attacks, at…
  • Sep 10

    Vikings Home Opener: Guns at TCF Bank Stadium?

    Vikings Home Opener: Guns at TCF Bank Stadium?
    The Minnesota Vikings will make their home debut in the elements at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday, and city officials and law enforcement say they are prepared to handle the large crowd and a few unruly spectators. Uniformed officers have a…
Rank this Week: 1437

South Carolina DUI Lawyers

South Carolina DUI Lawyers

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

http://stromlawdui.com/category/sc-dui-lawyers-blog/
  • Sep 15

    Country Music Star Arrested on DUI Charge

    Country Music Star Arrested on DUI Charge
    Lynn Anderson, Grammy and CMA Winner, Arrested on DUI Charges On Thursday evening, September 11th, country music legend Lynn Anderson was arrested on DUI charges after causing a crash. Around 9 PM, Nashville police responded to a collision…
  • Sep 10

    Comedian Chris Kattan Sentenced to Probation and Rehab for DUI

    Comedian Chris Kattan Sentenced to Probation and Rehab for DUI
    Former SNL Star Sentenced to Probation and Rehab for DUI A former Saturday Night Live star, Chris Kattan, has been sentenced to probation and rehab classes, for a DUI charge from this past February. Earlier this year, Kattan crashed into the…
  • Sep 8

    David Cassidy Pleads Guilty to Felony DUI Charge

    David Cassidy Pleads Guilty to Felony DUI Charge
    Pop Star David Cassidy Takes Plea Deal, Pleads Guilty to Felony DUI Case On Wednesday, September 3rd, David Cassidy pleaded guilty to felony DUI charges in Upstate New York, and as part of his plea deal, the DUI charges were reduced to…
Rank this Week: 1959

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Sep 15

    CAN POLICE SEARCH YOUR GARBAGE WITHOUT A WARRANT?

    CAN POLICE SEARCH YOUR GARBAGE WITHOUT A WARRANT?
    Whether police need a search warrant for something like a garbage can generally depends on whether you have a reasonable expectation of privacy in the place or thing being searched. When it comes to garbage, your expectation of privacy can…
  • Aug 25

    "I CLICKED ON THE WRONG SITE!": THE ILLINOIS LAW ON CHILD CYBER-PORNOGRAPHY

    "I CLICKED ON THE WRONG SITE!": THE ILLINOIS LAW ON CHILD CYBER-PORNOGRAPHY
    You were browsing some adult content sites on your computer when you came across some links to other photos. You clicked on the links and to your horror, they were photos of children in suggestive poses. Somehow, the police found out and…
  • Aug 11

    SECOND CHANCE PROBATION IN ILLINOIS

    SECOND CHANCE PROBATION IN ILLINOIS
    You’ve never done anything wrong before, but when you did, the crime was a big one. Maybe the cost of the designer jeans you shoplifted upgraded you into felony territory. Or you had just a little too much pot or narcotics on your…
Rank this Week: 2605

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
  • Sep 15

    TSA Agents Demand to Pat Down Passenger AFTER His Flight

    TSA Agents Demand to Pat Down Passenger AFTER His Flight
    Via Amy Alkon, the stupidity of this speaks for itself. Kahler Nygard had “SSSS” on his boarding pass, which means he should have gotten extra groping from TSA in the security line BEFORE his flight. Someone decided he…
  • Sep 15

    Recreating Books and Records For a Tax Audit

    Recreating Books and Records For a Tax Audit
    You are being audited. These are some of the most dreaded words an individual or business will ever hear from a state or federal tax auditor. They invoke fear, panic, and sometimes anger. Most of all, they create a need for documentation.…
  • Sep 11

    “MLM Lawyer” Sued For Legal Malpractice

    “MLM Lawyer” Sued For Legal Malpractice
    This may be old news to some of you, but I’m finally getting around to writing about it. In June 2014, the receiver in the Zeek Rewards Ponzi scheme case sued the infamous MLM lawyer Kevin Grimes (and his law firm) for legal…
Rank this Week: 14

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/
  • Sep 15

    Evidence and Arguments about Prison Life in Capital Case

    Evidence and Arguments about Prison Life in Capital Case
    During the second phase of a capital trial, the jury must decide whether to sentence the defendant to death or to life in prison. The jury’s perception of prison life may influence that decision. If the jury believes that prison life is…
  • Sep 12

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Ray Rice is, or was, an NFL player. He punched his then-fiancee, now wife, at a New Jersey casino, knocking her unconscious. He was charged with a felony assault but entered a deferred prosecution program, and the NFL suspended him for two…
  • Sep 11

    Death Sentences Increase Slightly in North Carolina

    Death Sentences Increase Slightly in North Carolina
    I spent a few minutes this morning looking at death penalty data. As most readers know, North Carolina hasn’t had an execution since 2006, as a result of litigation over lethal injection and the Racial Justice Act. But the death penalty…
Rank this Week: 1485

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Defenses to Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Aggravated Battery

    Defenses to Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Aggravated Battery
    A Chicago man was charged with aggravated battery with a firearm, reckless discharge of a firearm and vehicular invasion following a shooting at a Cook County Preserve soccer field on Labor Day that injured one other man. The…
  • Sep 11

    Was Chicago Police Officer Falsely Charged with Child Sexual Abuse?

    Was Chicago Police Officer Falsely Charged with Child Sexual Abuse?
    A Chicago police sergeant was relieved of his duties after being charged with one count each of predatory criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a 9-year-old girl. The alleged victim is the daughter of the…
  • Sep 9

    Chicago Man Guilty of Aggravated Discharge of Firearm by Common Design

    Chicago Man Guilty of Aggravated Discharge of Firearm by Common Design
    The Illinois Supreme Court recently upheld a Chicago man’s conviction on a charge of aggravated discharge of a firearm toward a police officer, despite the fact that the defendant did not fire the weapon and claims he was…
Rank this Week: 3073

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    When Police Come Knocking: A Look at Massachusetts Search Warrant

    When Police Come Knocking: A Look at Massachusetts Search Warrant
    Search Warrants Must Meet Certain Requirements Citizens are protected from unlawful search of their homes, person, vehicles and other property unless a law enforcement officer has obtained a valid search warrant and has probable cause to…
  • Sep 9

    Massachusetts Heroin Drug Charge

    Massachusetts Heroin Drug Charge
    Heroin is considered a class “A” substance in Massachusetts because it is a highly addictive controlled substance. It is commonly referred to as dope,  and sometimes by its color, such as brown, or black tar heroin. Once…
  • Aug 25

    Lowell Police Officer Charged With Operating Under The Influence Of Alcohol And Motor Vehicle Homicide

    Lowell Police Officer Charged With Operating Under The Influence Of Alcohol And Motor Vehicle Homicide
    A terrible car accident in Methuen resulted in the death of a Lawrence man, serious injuries to another and a Lowell police officer in jail.  The Lawrence Eagle Tribune reported that Lowell Police Officer Eric Wayne will face a judge in…
Rank this Week: 417

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Sep 15

    Resisting Arrest in Las Vega

    Resisting Arrest in Las Vega
    Resisting Arrest Charges Can Mean Big Trouble Being arrested is an emotional experience. It’s not unusual to feel that you are being wrongfully or unfairly treated. Accordingly, it’s fairly easy to have charges under NRS 199.280…
  • Sep 13

    Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

    Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
    Being convicted of a sex crime in Nevada has serious consequences. Depending upon the specific crime, the defendant may be facing several years in prison and steep fines. Even worse, many defendants have to register in Nevada as a sex…
  • Sep 11

    Probation Violations in Las Vega

    Probation Violations in Las Vega
    Probation Violations in Las Vegas Many defendants in Nevada who are convicted of a crime are sentenced to serve probation. It’s not unusual for someone serving probation to be accused of violating it. That’s why there’s NRS…
Rank this Week: 3941

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Sep 15

    Can a judge deny me a court-appointed attorney in Arizona?

    Can a judge deny me a court-appointed attorney in Arizona?
    In the United States of America, a criminal defendant has the right to be represented by legal counsel, regardless of whether or not they can afford to pay for such counsel.  The declaration of this right is expressed in the Miranda…
  • Sep 10

    Can I go to jail for shoplifting in Arizona?

    Can I go to jail for shoplifting in Arizona?
    The answer to that question depends on the circumstances of the situation as well as the monetary amount of the item or items stolen. Read on to learn more about how shoplifting is defined in Arizona and how it is punished by the courts. What…
  • Sep 8

    What’s Growing in Your Local Cornfield?

    What’s Growing in Your Local Cornfield?
    Ecologist Kaitlin Whitney finds herself in a cornfield quite often. She is currently studying the communities of insects that live in agricultural landscapes. She often sees crops, pests, and insects, but one day in August she found something…
Rank this Week: 817

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Trafficking Narcotics Results in 20 Year Prison Term for Detroit Man

    Trafficking Narcotics Results in 20 Year Prison Term for Detroit Man
    In April of this year, 44-year-old Steven Duane Dent was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Avern Cohn to 20 years in federal prison for his role in trafficking narcotics, specifically cocaine and heroin, according to a recent announcement by…
  • Sep 15

    Deadly Wrong-way Crash Near Grand Rapids Caused by Drunk Driver According to MSP

    Deadly Wrong-way Crash Near Grand Rapids Caused by Drunk Driver According to MSP
    On Sunday morning September 14, one person was killed in a deadly wrong-way crash on I-96, according to Wood TV. The accident occurred at about 3 in the morning when a woman driving a minivan was going east in the westbound lanes of the…
  • Sep 12

    Why You Need an Attorney if Your Driver’s License Has Been Revoked in Michigan

    Why You Need an Attorney if Your Driver’s License Has Been Revoked in Michigan
    While having your driver’s license suspended for one or more DUI’s is serious, having your license revoked is much more serious. In Michigan, an individual who is convicted of driving under the influence on multiple occasions…
Rank this Week: 755

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Florida Enhances Hit-and-Run Criminal Penaltie

    Florida Enhances Hit-and-Run Criminal Penaltie
    Recently, a woman was arrested in Daytona Beach for hit-and-run after allegedly running a stop sign and striking a city police officer's cruiser with her own vehicle on International Speedway Boulevard before fleeing. The 35-year-old suspect…
  • Aug 5

    Modification of Domestic Violence Injunction

    Modification of Domestic Violence Injunction
    While domestic violence injunctions are not technically criminal sanctions, they can result in charges if there is a violation. Additionally, these legal orders, which can be handed down as part of a civil or criminal case, often have a…
  • Aug 1

    Commercial DUI in Florida Met With Harsh Penaltie

    Commercial DUI in Florida Met With Harsh Penaltie
    The consequences for a DUI arrest in Florida are severe. The consequences for someone whose livelihood depends on their ability to drive can be even harsher. For an individual who drives for a living and was arrested for operating a vehicle…
Rank this Week: 3463

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey DWI news, updates and commentary. By the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall.

http://www.newjerseydwilawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1491

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    30, 20 and 10 Year Sentences Handed Down for $37M Real Estate Ponzi Scheme

    30, 20 and 10 Year Sentences Handed Down for $37M Real Estate Ponzi Scheme
    Christopher Jackson, 46, Elk Grove, California, was sentenced to 30 years in prison; Michael Bolden, 60, Sacramento, California, was sentenced to 20 years in prison; and Victor Alvarado, 53, Sacramento, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for…
  • Sep 15

    Former Lawyer Charged with Defrauding Clients in Advance Loan Fee Scam

    Former Lawyer Charged with Defrauding Clients in Advance Loan Fee Scam
    Michael Rene Berlon, 55, Grayson, Georgia, former attorney, has been arraigned on federal charges of mail and wire fraud in Utah for his role in defrauding clients in an advance fee loan scam. According to the charges, and other information…
  • Sep 12

    Arrest Made in Advance Fee Loan Scam

    Arrest Made in Advance Fee Loan Scam
    David C. Jackson, also known as C. David Manns, 53, has been arrested on a federal criminal complaint charging him with operating an advance fee loan fraud scheme that defrauded individuals out of more than $3 million. Jackson was arrested in…
Rank this Week: 5

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/
  • Sep 15

    Labor Day Weekend Brought Increased DUI Enforcement to Michigan Countie

    Labor Day Weekend Brought Increased DUI Enforcement to Michigan Countie
    Labor Day weekend has traditionally a time to get together with friends and family and celebrate each others’ company. However, it is also no secret that three-day weekends bring out the partier in many Michiganders, and Labor Day is no…
  • Aug 29

    Sturgis Firefighter Facing Criminal Sexual Conduct Charge

    Sturgis Firefighter Facing Criminal Sexual Conduct Charge
    Earlier this week, a Sturgis firefighter was arrested on charges that he allegedly had an inappropriate and illegal sexual relationship with a 16-year-old girl. According to a report by one local news source, the 36-year-old firefighter is…
  • Aug 15

    Michigan Meth Bust Ends in Two Arrest

    Michigan Meth Bust Ends in Two Arrest
    Late last month in Leelanau County, two people were arrested for their alleged involvement in a meth lab. According to a report by MLive.com, upon searching the home, police found chemicals and equipment that can be used to make meth.…
Rank this Week: 2853

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By the Kaiser Law Firm PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    Short Wins - the Distribution of Child Pornography Gets (slightly) Limited Edition

    Short Wins - the Distribution of Child Pornography Gets (slightly) Limited Edition
    Child porn cases are turning out to be a surprisingly large portion of what's in federal court. Child pornography is gross and wrong, to be clear. But these cases are, I think, a symptom of a larger problem. All of us have times in our…
  • Aug 27

    Short Wins - The Late August Edition

    Short Wins - The Late August Edition
    It's been an interesting few weeks in the circuits (and, apologies for the gap in posting - pesky family vacations). Probably my favorite is United States v. Mergen, about whether an FBI agent's statements that what the guy charged with a…
  • Aug 1

    Short Wins - the Entrapment Edition

    Short Wins - the Entrapment Edition
    It is rare and wonderful to see an entrapment opinion. And United States v. Kopstein fits the bill. In other news, I was on TV last night talking about the trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell. If you're interested, here's a clip…
Rank this Week: 1920

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving laws, news and false evidence. By Lawrence Taylor.

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Sep 15

    The Dirty Skin Defense

    The Dirty Skin Defense
    A few years ago, I assisted in a DUI trial where the jury acquitted the defendant partly because of the reasonable doubt raised by a defense expert who testified that the defendant’s “dirty skin” could have created a false…
  • Sep 9

    Are Breathalyzers Accurate?

    Are Breathalyzers Accurate?
    Most states have two criminal charges relevant to "drunk driving".  The first is the original law, making it a crime to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs — also known as "DUI".  In more recent years, and under…
  • Sep 8

    Can Diet Pills Cause a Breathalyzer False-Positive?

    Can Diet Pills Cause a Breathalyzer False-Positive?
    Just because the summer is coming to an end doesn’t mean people aren’t dieting. And when the weather doesn’t permit running on the beach, dieters often turn to dieting pills. If a person happens to find themselves in the…
Rank this Week: 1979

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 15

    Congress and White House One Step Behind on Syria Rebel

    Congress and White House One Step Behind on Syria Rebel
    The White House is pushing Congress to vote on on arming the "moderate" Syrian rebels. Repubicans are getting on board, and a vote may happen Tuesday. If it’s not the Syrian opposition, trained and equipped by the United States,…
  • Sep 14

    Move Over ISIS, The Khorasan Are Waiting in the Wing

    Move Over ISIS, The Khorasan Are Waiting in the Wing
    The Associated Press today reports that ISIS is not a danger to America, but another Islamic extremist group, Khorasan (aka Khurasan), which is affiliated with al Qaida in Pakistan and Afghanistan and the Taliban, is working with Yemeni…
  • Sep 13

    Where is ISIS Headed Next?

    Where is ISIS Headed Next?
    ISIS has been fairly quiet about its plans lately. Today, it released a new recruitment type video (non-violent). It's called "Squadrons of My State." You can view it here. The chirons for the video use the phrases "Alive in Baghdad First"…
Rank this Week: 4

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Sep 15

    The New Witnesses To Old New

    The New Witnesses To Old New
    For a while, it seems as if the killing Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, had legs. It remains on our radar with images of residents and media corralled like vermin in their own country, a sight that seemed to finally resonate with people…
  • Sep 14

    If There Was No Other Way, Part 2

    If There Was No Other Way, Part 2
    In Part 1, I attempt to offer Judge Kopf’s explanation for why, despite his private pain at being in the position where he would feel compelled to do so, he would send a person he knew to be factually innocent to his death.  My…
  • Sep 14

    If There Was No Other Way, Part 1

    If There Was No Other Way, Part 1
    A few days ago, Judge Richard Kopf posted about a political blogger who calls herself “Digby.” Digby, I want to discuss your Salon piece of yesterday, to wit: Scalia’s Utter Moral Failure Exposed. That’s the…
Rank this Week: 67

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/
  • Sep 15

    Pittsburgh Steelers Running Back Didn't Know He Could Get DUI While High

    Pittsburgh Steelers Running Back Didn't Know He Could Get DUI While High
    According to a recent article from CBS Sports, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell did not know that he could be charged with a DUI for smoking marijuana before driving. As your Boston drunk driving car accident lawyer…
  • Sep 15

    Convicted Drunk Driver Faces Civil Lawsuit by Parents of Those Killed

    Convicted Drunk Driver Faces Civil Lawsuit by Parents of Those Killed
    A texting drunk driver who killed two 17-year-old high school students and seriously injured two others in New York in December 2012 is being sued for wrongful death, in lawsuits filed just shy of one year of his criminal conviction. In the…
  • Sep 13

    Wrong-Way Drivers Commonly Cause Massachusetts DUI Crashe

    Wrong-Way Drivers Commonly Cause Massachusetts DUI Crashe
    A recent story for 9 News involves a woman who may not survive a serious drunk driving car accident. Witnesses have reported that, just after midnight, the defendant was allegedly driving his vehicle on the wrong side of a divided roadway. …
Rank this Week: 775

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/
  • Sep 15

    Deputy seeks sex offender dick pic

    Deputy seeks sex offender dick pic
    A Sheriff's deputy in Wise County has been arrested in a bizarre incident. Sgt. Chad Hightower told sex offenders the state now required him to photograph them nude. He even told one fellow he must achieve an erection for the photo shoot,…
  • Sep 15

    Why Austin property taxes are so high

    Why Austin property taxes are so high
    Austin pays our cops too much, has too many of them, and most of our city council is in the pocket of the police union. So thanks to Bill Spelman and Laura Morrison for at least trying to inject reason (and math) into the city's…
  • Sep 15

    Texas' mandatory blood draw statute on DWI under fire

    Texas' mandatory blood draw statute on DWI under fire
    Texas' warrantless blood draw statute has been challenged and in some cases declared unconstitutional by intermediate state appellate judges in the wake of the Supreme Court's 2013 McNeely decision.  Tyler's 12th Court of Appeals…
Rank this Week: 87

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Sep 15

    Studentische Rechtsberatung in der Law Clinic

    Studentische Rechtsberatung in der Law Clinic
    Studentische Rechtsberatung ist eigentlich nicht neu. Schon lange erhalten die Studierenden an ihren Universitäten Hilfe bei Rechtsproblemen – etwa durch den AStA, in dem Rechtsanwälte oder Mitarbeiter mit Befähigung zum…
  • Sep 14

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 74

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 74
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Wir würden uns freuen, wenn Sie die Adresse dieses Feeds demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader aktualisieren würden!
  • Sep 12

    Dumm gelaufen: Besucher klaut Fahrrad des Richter

    Dumm gelaufen: Besucher klaut Fahrrad des Richter
    Dämliche Diebe hatten wir hier schon häufiger, da passt folgender zweifelsohne gut in die Reihe: Ein 38-jähriger Mann, der zu einer Verhandlung am Amtsgericht Aschersleben (Sachsen-Anhalt) geladen war, klaute direkt im…
Rank this Week: 1953

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 15

    The Shower, the Video, Twitter and Invasion of Privacy

    The Shower, the Video, Twitter and Invasion of Privacy
    Gerald Brown was “indicted on two counts of third-degree invasion of privacy”, in violation of New Jersey Statutes § 2C:14–9b and 14–9c, for “surreptitiously videotaping the victim, his former girlfriend…
  • Sep 12

    Child Pornography, "Dirty Little Mermaid" and Lifetime Electronic Monitoring

    Child Pornography, "Dirty Little Mermaid" and Lifetime Electronic Monitoring
    After William Lance McGowan was convicted of “aggravated indecent liberties with a child and aggravated indecent solicitation of a child” in violation of Kansas law and sentenced to “life without the possibility of parole…
  • Sep 10

    Bankruptcy, Attorney Discipline and Extortion

    Bankruptcy, Attorney Discipline and Extortion
    On April 25, 2013, the Toledo Bar Association "filed a five-count second amended complaint charging Beauregard Maximillion Harvey with violating various rules of professional conduct arising from his representation” several clients…
Rank this Week: 749

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

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

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Sep 15

    DaytonDUI Court Finder: Where Is Your DUI Case?

    DaytonDUI Court Finder: Where Is Your DUI Case?
    DUI Court Finder You have found the DaytonDUI Court Finder.  Below are links to almost every municipal court in the Miami Valley.  Most of these sites allow you to look up case information and provide valuable information about…
  • Sep 11

    The Importance of the Burden of Proof

    The Importance of the Burden of Proof
    We want our judges to stand up for the highest tenets of justice and apply the burden of proof in a fair and impartial way – especially when the pressure is on.  Here is a very pertinent quote from the Charlotte Observer. The law…
  • Sep 8

    Alcohol And Your Body: A Primer

    Alcohol And Your Body: A Primer
    About 20% of the alcohol (actually the impairing substance is ethanol) in your beverage is absorbed in the stomach and the remaining 80% is absorbed in the small intestine.  How fast it is absorbed is dependent on various…
Rank this Week: 454

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/
  • Sep 15

    Just the Beginning: Studying the Global Demography of Lawyer

    Just the Beginning: Studying the Global Demography of Lawyer
    Ethan Michelson, Women in the Legal Profession, 1970-2010: A Study of the Global Supply of Lawyers, 20 Ind. J. Global Legal Stud. 1071 (2013).Sida LiuIn the past a few decades, feminization has been one of the most notable…
  • Sep 12

    Bodies on the Line: The Private Tragedies Underlying Modern Products Liability Law

    Bodies on the Line: The Private Tragedies Underlying Modern Products Liability Law
    Barbara Young Welke, The Cowboy Suit Tragedy: Spreading Risk, Owning Hazard in the Modern American Consumer Economy, 101 J. of Am. Hist. 97 (2014).Karen Tani“Legal interpretation,” Robert Cover famously wrote, “takes place…
  • Sep 10

    International Law and Dworkin’s Legal Monism

    International Law and Dworkin’s Legal Monism
    Ronald Dworkin, A New Philosophy for International Law, 41 Phil. & Pub. Aff. 2 (2013).Michael GreenThat Dworkin waited until the very end of his career to take on international law might seem strange. One of Dworkin’s great…
Rank this Week: 613

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 826

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    Of Course, It's More Complicated Than That

    Of Course, It's More Complicated Than That
    Judge Kopf began with Digby.  Digby'd staked out the remarkably stupid position that since Nino didn't think the Constitution prohibited the execution of the factually innocent, and didn't think that it was immoral to hold that position,…
  • Sep 10

    Close to Simple Murder

    Close to Simple Murder
    Of one thing, however, I am certain. Just as an execution without adequate safeguards is unacceptable, so too is an execution when the condemned prisoner can prove that he is innocent. The execution of a person who can show that he is…
  • Sep 4

    It can't help but have some effect

    It can't help but have some effect
    My father died in 1986.  It was no surprise.  The doctors had said 6-12 months and it had been about 10.  He was in the hospital in New York.  I was in Texas.  My mother kept telling me not to come.  It isn't…
Rank this Week: 291

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    A FAST GERRY KLEIN STORY

    A FAST GERRY KLEIN STORY
    A retired member of the judiciary was recently robbed at gun point. Thankfully he was not hurt. David Ovalle has all the details on his twitter. But it reminds us of the time that Gerry Klein was robbed on the Miami Beach Golf Course around…
  • Sep 14

    NFL WEEK TWO

    NFL WEEK TWO
    UPDATE: WEEK TWO SURVIVOR POOL PICKS BELOWWe bounced back from a morose and reflective Saturday, courtesy of a nice bottle of a 2011 Dehlinger Zin/Petit Sirah blend and some good curry and nan. Last week we joined the sad club of…
  • Sep 13

    THE WAR OUTSIDE STILL RAGES

    THE WAR OUTSIDE STILL RAGES
    "The war outside still rages, but you say it ain't ours anymore to win."Bruce Springsteen, No Retreat, No Surrender. Before we try a case, when we are in trial, and while waiting for a verdict, No Retreat, No Surrender is our song. We…
Rank this Week: 129

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
  • Sep 14

    Va. Supreme Court reverses sentence that eviscerated convict's Fourth Amendment rights.

    Va. Supreme Court reverses sentence that eviscerated convict's Fourth Amendment rights.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia/Maryland/Beltway criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best…
  • Sep 11

    Transcending anger and roles to persuade on the soul level.

    Transcending anger and roles to persuade on the soul level.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia/Maryland/Beltway criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Defending DWI/ DUI/ Drunk Driving, drugs, marijuana/medical marijuana/cultivation, sex cases, felonies and misdemeanors. Fighting relentlessly for the best…
  • Sep 10

    September 11, thirteen years later.

    September 11, thirteen years later.
    Today's blog entry re-prints my September 11, 2008 entry.  September 11, 2008- The Silver Spring, Maryland, YMCA has become an eerie place of sorts. On September 11, 2001, I was working out there before starting the workday. On…
Rank this Week: 379