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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/
  • Aug 19

    Injury Crash I90 at milepost 10

    Injury Crash I90 at milepost 10
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Aug 19

    District 1 Injury crash US95 at milepost 513 north of Bonners Ferry

    District 1 Injury crash US95 at milepost 513 north of Bonners Ferry
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Aug 19

    Rollover Crash Near Pocatello Sends 2 to Hospital

    Rollover Crash Near Pocatello Sends 2 to Hospital
    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: 139

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    Las Vegas Drug Crime Lawyer

    Las Vegas Drug Crime Lawyer
    What you Need to Know about Drug Crime Laws in Nevada Drug crimes in Nevada can include possession, intent to distribute, manufacturing, or trafficking illegal substances. Nevada recognizes different categories of drugs based upon their…
  • Aug 18

    Expungement Lawyer in Las Vega

    Expungement Lawyer in Las Vega
    An Expungement can Give Nevada Residents New Hope  There are times when relatively minor acts are the result of poor decision making or immaturity. In these cases, it seems unfair to punish people for their actions indefinitely,…
  • Aug 16

    Fraud Lawyer in Las Vega

    Fraud Lawyer in Las Vega
    Fraud Charges in Nevada are Multi-Faceted and Complex  Chapter 205 of the Nevada Revised Statute deals with crimes against property, to include fraud. Fraud can involve everything from providing false statements to more elaborate schemes…
Rank this Week: 4008

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    VOTE FOR JUDGE RODNEY SMITH

    VOTE FOR JUDGE RODNEY SMITH
    Before we begin, Monroe County State Attorney Cathy Vogel says we were mistaken and she wasn't the ASA in the murder case we referenced in the prior post.  To that end, we have edited the post to remove any reference to her. Long…
  • Aug 17

    INFORMATION AND DISINFORMATION

    INFORMATION AND DISINFORMATION
    In preparation for the battle of Midway, Admiral Nimitz had a decision to make: did his intelligence code-breakers successfully break the Japanese code and correctly discern that Midway was Japanese Admiral Yamamoto's next target? If Nimitz…
  • Aug 15

    AMERICA 2014: THE MORE THINGS CHANGE....

    AMERICA 2014: THE MORE THINGS CHANGE....
    FERGUSON, MISSOURI, 2014. LEFT: FERGUSON MISSOURI, 2014. RIGHT: BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA, 1963LEFT: FERGUSON, MISSOURI, 2014. RIGHT: ALABAMA HIGHWAY PATROL,  BIRMINGHAM, 1963.FERGUSON, MISSOURI, 2014TIANANMEN, SQUARE, CHINA, 1989.Site…
Rank this Week: 157

Ponzitracker

Ponzitracker

Covers Ponzi schemes. By Jordan Maglich.

http://www.ponzitracker.com/
  • Aug 19

    Zeek Receiver: Distributions To Start September 30; Foreign Clawbacks Coming In "Near Future"

    Zeek Receiver: Distributions To Start September 30; Foreign Clawbacks Coming In "Near Future"
    The court-appointed receiver tasked with recovering assets for victims of the $600 million ZeekRewards Ponzi scheme announced that he had obtained court approval to move forward with a preliminary distribution of up to 40% of each investor's…
  • Aug 19

    Navy Grad Pleads Guilty To $1.2 Million Ponzi Scheme

    Navy Grad Pleads Guilty To $1.2 Million Ponzi Scheme
    A Naval Academy graduate who fled to Colombia after authorities began investigating his failing hedge fund has pleaded guilty to operating a Ponzi scheme that fleeced victims out of at least $1.2 million.  Bryan Caisse, 50, entered his…
  • Aug 18

    Tennessee Man Gets 14-Year Sentence For $18 Million Ponzi Scheme

    Tennessee Man Gets 14-Year Sentence For $18 Million Ponzi Scheme
    A Tennessee man was sentenced to serve the next fourteen years in federal prison after pleading guilty to masterminding an $18 million Ponzi scheme.  Terry Kretz, 61, received the sentence from U.S. District Judge Todd J Campbell, and…
Rank this Week: 453

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/
  • Aug 19

    Walters on Hate Crime

    Walters on Hate Crime
    Mark Walters (University of Sussex Law School) has posted Why the Rochdale Gang Should Have Been Sentenced as 'Hate Crime' Offenders (Criminal Law Review (2). pp. 131-144, 2013) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This article examines the case…
  • Aug 19

    "Is there any good argument against the right to record the cops?"

    "Is there any good argument against the right to record the cops?"
    Will Baude has this interesting post at The Volokh Conspiracy, offering but not endorsing the following arguments: 1, sometimes police officers are doing sensitive tasks that would be undermined by publicity, like meeting with confidential…
  • Aug 19

    Kreag on The Brady Colloquy

    Kreag on The Brady Colloquy
    Jason Kreag (University of Arizona Rogers College of Law) has posted The Brady Colloquy (67 Stanford Law Review Online, 2014, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Ensuring that prosecutors comply with their ethical and due process…
Rank this Week: 190

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

Covers criminal defense, immigration consequences, and constitutional law. By Rick Horowitz.

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Aug 19

    Disrespect Me, and I Will Fuck You Up (Update X2)

    Disrespect Me, and I Will Fuck You Up (Update X2)
    In the still-vigorous wake of The Disaster Known As Ferguson Missouri, a “professor of homeland security” — one of those Orwellian titles created after the United States decided that an act of terrorism by foreigners…
  • Aug 17

    Nationalized House Arrest, the Culmination of Total Control

    Nationalized House Arrest, the Culmination of Total Control
    A couple of weeks or more ago, Fresno criminal defense lawyer Harry Drandel was attacked by the Fresno Sheriff’s Department while trying to enter the courthouse. Harry, who has been an respected attorney since 1983 —…
  • Aug 3

    It Starts With The Children

    It Starts With The Children
    Whenever someone wants to pass a bad law, the sales pitch is nearly always based on the idea that we need to “do it for the children.” I originally titled this post “Do It To The Children,” but as I thought about what…
Rank this Week: 1584

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 197

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 19

    New ISIS Video Warns Obama and Shows Beheading of U.S. Journalist

    New ISIS Video Warns Obama and Shows Beheading of U.S. Journalist
    Truly horrifying. al Furqan Media (aka Furqan Foundation for Media Production) and al Hayat Media Center have just released a video threatening the United States if it continues strikes against ISIS. In the video, which I won't link to…
  • Aug 19

    Grand Jury to Begin Investigation of Michael Brown Killing

    Grand Jury to Begin Investigation of Michael Brown Killing
    After a night of more unrest in Ferguson, a few shootings (reportedly not by police) and at least 30 arrests, officials are calling for calm. A grand jury is scheduled to begin hearing evidence in the shooting death of Michael Brown…
  • Aug 19

    ISIS Response to U.S. Aiding Kurds at Mosul Dam

    ISIS Response to U.S. Aiding Kurds at Mosul Dam
    Last night, ISIS posted a response to the U.S. airstrikes that helped the Kurds re-establish control over the Mosul dam. You can read the English translation here. First, ISIS recounts its recent successes. Then, it says, as a result of…
Rank this Week: 2

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Supreme Court correctly defined the crime ...cont

    Supreme Court correctly defined the crime ...cont
    "The elements are the same. The two elements the People must prove beyond a reasonable doubt, one, on or about May 6, 2007, in our County of Queens this criminal defendant falsely reported information regarding an offense to law...
  • Aug 19

    Correction Law §§ 168-l and 168-n

    Correction Law §§ 168-l and 168-n
    This is a proceeding wherein the defendant, a convicted sex crimes offender, appeals from an amended order determining that he is a "level three" risk under the Sex Offender Registration Act ([SORA] Correction Law § 168 et seq. As…
  • Aug 19

    Department of Correctional Services...cont

    Department of Correctional Services...cont
    Defendant also claims that SORA risk assessment procedures violate due process. The 5th and 14th Amendments to the United States Constitution and Article I, §6 of the New York State Constitution provide that no person shall be deprived of...
Rank this Week: 1124

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Aug 19

    Actual Innocence and Habeas Corpu

    Actual Innocence and Habeas Corpu
    Is a claim that a convicted prisoner is actually innocent of the crime, by itself without any claim that the trial was procedurally unfair, a ground for relief in habeas corpus?  That question remains unanswered.  Today in Jones v.…
  • Aug 19

    The Other Side of the Story in Ferguson

    The Other Side of the Story in Ferguson
    I take press reports with a grain of salt, not because I think reporters are biased (although some certainly are), but because I much prefer facts about alleged crimes to be proved by the rigors of presentation in court, in...
  • Aug 19

    Ryan v. Hurles Returns to SCOTUS

    Ryan v. Hurles Returns to SCOTUS
    Arizona's attempt to reinstate the death sentence of murderer Richard Hurles is back in the U.S. Supreme Court.  The prior petition was "relisted" an astonishing 22 times before the Ninth Circuit withdrew its opinion and issued a new…
Rank this Week: 316

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    FIVE THINGS TO DO WHEN YOU SEE POLICE MISCONDUCT IN FLORIDA

    FIVE THINGS TO DO WHEN YOU SEE POLICE MISCONDUCT IN FLORIDA
    If that noise in the cellar is just another officer drinking some of your best wine, then maybe it's time to consider some aspects of officer misconduct. In Florida we don't have many wine cellars at least not located under…
  • Aug 16

    Why American Law Enforcement Wages War Against U

    Why American Law Enforcement Wages War Against U
    The current crisis of police violence, gamesmanship and civil rights violations in Ferguson, Missouri - of all places - brings to light the guiding militaristic 'win at all costs' operational guidepost of American law enforcement.…
  • Aug 11

    Federal Judge Arrested For Second Domestic Battery Should Resign Or Be Impeached

    Federal Judge Arrested For Second Domestic Battery Should Resign Or Be Impeached
    A federal judge on vacation was released on bail after being represented by the public defender's office at his initial appearance for domestic battery this weekend. Beyond the fact that any judge - particularly a federal judge - should have…
Rank this Week: 1406

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    California Supreme Court: Silence Can Be Used Against You

    California Supreme Court: Silence Can Be Used Against You
    The California Supreme Court recently issued a decision that has followed an unfortunate line of similar decisions which continue to corrode away our constitutional rights. The California Supreme Court, in the case of People v. Tom, has ruled…
  • Aug 18

    California Supreme Court: Silence Can Be Used Against You

    California Supreme Court: Silence Can Be Used Against You
    The California Supreme Court recently issued a decision that has followed an unfortunate line of similar decisions which continue to corrode away our constitutional rights. The California Supreme Court, in the case of People v. Tom, has ruled…
  • Aug 13

    Court Upholds DUI Sentence: Life in Prison

    Court Upholds DUI Sentence: Life in Prison
    I've commented in the past on the increasingly severe punishments meted out in DUI cases.  See, for example, Life in Prison…for Drunk Driving, Another Life Sentence for Drunk Driving and Third DUI = Life in Prison.  With one…
Rank this Week: 889

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Aug 19

    FERGUSON, MISSOURI, 8/19/2014.

    FERGUSON, MISSOURI, 8/19/2014.
    Posted by Edmund R. Folsom August 19, 2014 Why was Michael Brown shot to death shot by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer? Don’t bother trying to tell me, because one thing I’m sure of is you don’t have a clue. None of the…
  • Aug 8

    CHANCES OF OUI ARREST HIGH IF STOPPED BY MAINE POLICE.

    CHANCES OF OUI ARREST HIGH IF STOPPED BY MAINE POLICE.
    Posted by Edmund R. Folsom August 8, 2014   In a previous post, I examined the sharp downward trend in OUI arrests in Maine overall, accompanied by a sharp upward trend in alcohol test results below .0.08%.…
  • Jul 24

    SEX TRAFFICKING, PROSTITUTION & JAILING JOHNS.

    SEX TRAFFICKING, PROSTITUTION & JAILING JOHNS.
    Posted by Edmund R. Folsom July 24, 2014 The Maine Legislature made some changes to Maine’s prostitution statutes over the past year or so, attempting to address the problem of “human trafficking” or “sex…
Rank this Week: 3844

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Aug 19

    Big Law and Marijuana-Still Cautiou

    Big Law and Marijuana-Still Cautiou
    "Cannabis Quandary For Firms," the National Law Journal article which inspired this post is ancient [a week old] by the standards of the blogosphere. But in addition to my fascination with the "Bigs" that are eyeing the…
  • Aug 19

    The local option for marijuana, part I: Introduction

    The local option for marijuana, part I: Introduction
    As promised, I’m going to dive into a new project evaluating the “local option” for marijuana: i.e., proposals to allow local governments (usually counties) to ban marijuana sales, notwithstanding state legalization of the drug. I plan…
  • Aug 18

    Previewing the advocacy battle in Florida over 2014 medical marijuana initiative

    Previewing the advocacy battle in Florida over 2014 medical marijuana initiative
    This local article from Florida, headlined "Ad war looms over medical marijuana: 'Compassion for sick' versus 'Devil in the details'," spotlights the developing terms of debate in the campaign for and against Florida's medical…
Rank this Week: 1824

Federal Crimes Blog

Federal Crimes Blog

Covers federal crimes and criminal defense. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://federalcrimesblog.com
Rank this Week: 88

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

Covers the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and its Specially Designated Nationals list. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://ofac-sdn-list-removal.com/
Rank this Week: 279

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

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

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Aug 19

    My Real (and Not So Real) Heroe

    My Real (and Not So Real) Heroe
    Guest Post by Somers Brush I normally tell people that my desire to be a lawyer came after the couple of weeks I spent with my aunt and uncle during the summer before my senior year of high school. I shadowed my Aunt Susan and watched her in…
  • Aug 1

    Judge Easterly Lets The Facts Speak For Themselves In Damning the Government for Brady Violation

    Judge Easterly Lets The Facts Speak For Themselves In Damning the Government for Brady Violation
    You suspect it happens all the time:  the prosecutor withholds exculpatory information from the defendant, thereby preventing the defendant from mounting an effective defense.  The problem is that, with the government in sole…
  • Jul 30

    “Equal Justice Under Law”: Why Alec Karakatsanis Is Not Smug, Humorless Public Interest Lawyer

    “Equal Justice Under Law”: Why Alec Karakatsanis Is Not Smug, Humorless Public Interest Lawyer
    One of the hazards of public interest work is that it seems to contribute to smugness.  I may be underpaid and overworked.  But at least I am doing the Lord’s work.  And that work is more important than anything my higher…
Rank this Week: 545

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

A chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending. From the Center for Court Innovation.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Broken Windows Theory

    Broken Windows Theory
    Broken Windows Theory infuses many of the ideas and projects of the Center for Court Innovation. My overly simplified explanation of the theory goes like so: by changing the appearance of a neighborhood for the better (ex. repairing broken…
  • Aug 15

    A BCS Summer Intern's Experience

    A BCS Summer Intern's Experience
    Throughout the year, Bronx Community Solutions relies on the careful, enthusiastic work provided by a rotating team of talented interns. Interns help out with intake and scheduling, classroom monitoring, special projects such as the DWI…
  • Aug 6

    The Bronx is Blooming!

    The Bronx is Blooming!
    BCS ADP Community Service Participants and youth volunteers begin their day of work in the park On Tuesday, July 29th, the Bronx was blooming at Joyce Kilmer Park on 161st street and Grand Concourse. BCS Youth Community Service met with our…
Rank this Week: 429

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/
  • Aug 19

    Court of Appeals in State v. Townsend Beefs Up Prejudice Required for Relief under Knoll

    Court of Appeals in State v. Townsend Beefs Up Prejudice Required for Relief under Knoll
    No one gets relief any more under State v. Knoll—at least not from the court of appeals.  State v. Townsend, decided today, is the latest in a series of post-Knoll cases in which the defendant failed to establish that he was…
  • Aug 18

    Ferguson and Camera

    Ferguson and Camera
    According to the New York Times, the governor of Missouri is now deploying the National Guard in an “effort[] to quell unrest” resulting from a white police officer’s shooting of a black teenager in the city of Ferguson. It…
  • Aug 15

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    This week brought two tidbits of legislative news as the session winds down. First, the General Assembly slightly revised the rules for disposing of weapons seized during criminal investigations, generally making it somewhat easier to order…
Rank this Week: 853

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/
  • Aug 19

    Max Soffar’s Last Appeal

    Max Soffar’s Last Appeal
    Michael Berryhill chairs the journalism department at Texas Southern University. He asked Grits to publish this extended guest post by him on the Max Soffar capital murder case, which also inspired this recent Dallas Morning News editorial.…
  • Aug 18

    Send in the clowns: Montgomery County jail woe

    Send in the clowns: Montgomery County jail woe
    The Montgomery County Commissioners Court's on-again off-again love affair with private corrections just took an odd turn.Now, after recently selling a facility next door to their own jail to the GEO Group because they couldn't maintain the…
  • Aug 18

    Throwing shade on driver surcharge

    Throwing shade on driver surcharge
    There have been two recent news articles on Texas' Driver Responsibility surcharge:Texas Tribune: Is traffic surcharge program a trap for Texas drivers?El Paso Times: Rep. Joe Pickett's proposed changes to Driver Responsibility Program taking…
Rank this Week: 68

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
  • Aug 19

    Innocence Project Executive Director Co-Authors Paper on Wrongful Conviction

    Innocence Project Executive Director Co-Authors Paper on Wrongful Conviction
    The latest paper from the Harvard Executive Session's New Perspectives in Policing series is a thoughtful examination of the systemic causes of wrongful convictions that offers specific, evidence-based recommendations for reducing their…
  • Aug 18

    Reflections of an Exoneree Ten Years Later

    Reflections of an Exoneree Ten Years Later
    It has been a decade since North Carolina inmate Darryl Hunt was exonerated of a murder he didn't commit, but he is still adjusting to a life of freedom. Hunt, who spent nearly two decades behind bars before DNA evidence proved his innocence,…
  • Aug 15

    Judge Tosses Washington Exoneree's Jury Award

    Judge Tosses Washington Exoneree's Jury Award
    A case out of Washington proves how difficult it is for the wrongly convicted to bring successful civil lawsuits for police misconduct. The Associated Press reported that a federal judge has thrown out a $9 million jury award in the case of a…
Rank this Week: 676

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
Rank this Week: 32

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 19

    Cooperate Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Doe

    Cooperate Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Doe
    Via Reason’s Matt Welch, the Washington Post provides the insight of 17-year LAPD veteran turned “homeland security” professor at Colorado Tech University, Sunil Dutta, as to the mindset of the police officer on the…
  • Aug 19

    Getting The News Out of Ferguson

    Getting The News Out of Ferguson
    “This is what they do on national TV. Imagine what they do when you aren’t watching.” –Don Lemon, CNN Within the framework of how happily one surrenders constitutional rights whenever someone in a uniform issues a…
  • Aug 18

    Oliver’s Recap

    Oliver’s Recap
    Just watch.   Copyright © 2013 Simple Justice NY, LLC This feed is for personal, non-commercial and Newstex use only. The use of this feed anywhere else violates copyright. If this content is not in your news reader, it means the…
Rank this Week: 60

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Aug 19

    Two Former Minnesota Athletes Earn Lawsuit Victorie

    Two Former Minnesota Athletes Earn Lawsuit Victorie
    Two former Minnesota athletes – one a Viking, the other a Timberwolf – got some good news regarding their lawsuits on Monday. One saw assault charges dismissed, while the other won a generous ruling. We’ll explain both cases…
  • Aug 18

    Geoff Saltzstein Takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Geoff Saltzstein Takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge
    Over the weekend, partner Geoff Saltzstein was challenged to participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge. For those of you who have been living under a rock for the past few weeks, the Ice Bucket Challenge involves dumping a bucket of ice cold…
  • Aug 14

    Minnesota Truck Driver Charged For Failing to Yield to Bu

    Minnesota Truck Driver Charged For Failing to Yield to Bu
    An Apple Valley truck driver who sped by a stopped school bus on a two-lane highway is lucky to only be facing two misdemeanor charges considering his actions nearly took the life of a sixth grade student. Allen H. Morris, 48, was charged…
Rank this Week: 830

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/
  • Aug 19

    Two Former Minnesota Athletes Earn Lawsuit Victorie

    Two Former Minnesota Athletes Earn Lawsuit Victorie
    Two former Minnesota athletes – one a Viking, the other a Timberwolf – got some good news regarding their lawsuits on Monday. One saw assault charges dismissed, while the other won a generous ruling. We’ll explain both cases…
  • Aug 18

    Geoff Saltzstein Takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Geoff Saltzstein Takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge
    Over the weekend, partner Geoff Saltzstein was challenged to participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge. For those of you who have been living under a rock for the past few weeks, the Ice Bucket Challenge involves dumping a bucket of ice cold…
  • Aug 14

    Minnesota Truck Driver Charged For Failing to Yield to Bu

    Minnesota Truck Driver Charged For Failing to Yield to Bu
    An Apple Valley truck driver who sped by a stopped school bus on a two-lane highway is lucky to only be facing two misdemeanor charges considering his actions nearly took the life of a sixth grade student. Allen H. Morris, 48, was charged…
Rank this Week: 513

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
Rank this Week: 1539

King Law Offices Blog

King Law Offices Blog

Discusses traffic matters, family law, criminal law, wills and estate planning and personal injury law as it relates to North Carolina and South Carolina.

http://kinglawoffices.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    How Facebook and Social Media Can Affect your Child Custody Case

    How Facebook and Social Media Can Affect your Child Custody Case
    The majority of people today are, in some way, linked in to social media. This allows families to keep in contact with each other like never before. However, in some child custody situations social media can pose a huge problem. Most child…
  • Aug 13

    NC Driving Privilege

    NC Driving Privilege
    A driving privilege is not always available if you have had your license revoked in North Carolina. The eligibility of obtaining a driving privilege depends on whether there is a charge or a conviction, and what type of charge or conviction…
  • Aug 7

    Types of Easements in North Carolina

    Types of Easements in North Carolina
    An affirmative easement is one that grants someone a right to use another’s land for some specific purpose. For example, if I grant my neighbor the right to use the path on my land to get to the pond on the other side, that is an…
Rank this Week: 2485

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

http://www.youraffordabledefense.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog/
  • Aug 19

    Understanding Domestic Violence Law in Illinoi

    Understanding Domestic Violence Law in Illinoi
    Illinois recognizes two types of domestic violence: domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery. Domestic battery is a Class A misdemeanor and may result in up to one year in jail and a $2,500 fine. Aggravated domestic battery is a Class…
  • Aug 15

    Huffing Law In Illinoi

    Huffing Law In Illinoi
    Inhaling volatile substances because of their intoxicating effect is sometimes referred to as “huffing.” People who engage in huffing may experience highs similar to alcohol use, along with symptoms such as dizziness,…
  • Aug 12

    Illinois Concealed Carry Law Faces Public Scrutiny

    Illinois Concealed Carry Law Faces Public Scrutiny
    In July 2013, Illinois legislators enacted a conceal and carry law which, as its name suggests, allows Illinois residents to conceal and carry certain automatic weapons. The law made national news because Illinois was the last state in the…
Rank this Week: 4025

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Covers traffic law, criminal law, injury law, and family law news from around Southern New Jersey. By the Law Offices of Joseph Lombardo.

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • Aug 19

    NJ Couple Suing Doctors in Wrongful Birth Case After Daughter Born with Genetic Disorder

    NJ Couple Suing Doctors in Wrongful Birth Case After Daughter Born with Genetic Disorder
    Many people are familiar with the legal concept of wrongful death, where one party’s negligence results in the preventable death of another person: for example, a doctor who makes a terrible mistake during surgery.  It is far less…
  • Aug 12

    Is Wal-Mart Liable for Tracy Morgan’s Turnpike Crash?

    Is Wal-Mart Liable for Tracy Morgan’s Turnpike Crash?
    From his days on Saturday Night Live to his role on TV show 30 Rock, Tracy Morgan has always been loved as a comedian — but his current state of affairs is no laughing matter.  Morgan was hurt in a car crash on the…
  • Aug 7

    Atlantic City Police Forced to Hand Over Internal Documents in Excessive Force Lawsuit

    Atlantic City Police Forced to Hand Over Internal Documents in Excessive Force Lawsuit
    Often when we hear stories about police brutality in the news, the stories point to the country’s largest and best-known departments: the NYPD, the LAPD, the Chicago PD.  But while America’s biggest cities tend to be the…
Rank this Week: 1868

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse…

My Arizona Criminal, Child Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Focuses on the intersection of family and criminal law. By Gregg R. Woodnick, PLLC.

http://woodnicklawchildcustody.wordpress.com/
  • Aug 19

    Calling the Police and What To Do When They Arrive

    Calling the Police and What To Do When They Arrive
    Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Debra Harrell. These are the three names that Yale Law fellow Emily Bazelon gives as examples for her police-averse policy in her Slate article, “Why I Don’t Call the Police.” In the article,…
  • Aug 13

    Sex Offender Registry Injustice

    Sex Offender Registry Injustice
    What was once a well-intentioned law that was meant to make the community a safer place has spiraled into a witch hunt looking to burn alive anyone who wears a pointed hat. While no one would argue that sex offenders … Continue reading…
  • Aug 4

    Children Saved from Hot Car

    Children Saved from Hot Car
    It’s scary to think that anyone would leave their children locked in a car during the summer months. Recently, a Texas mother did just that. She went to get her hair cut at a salon and left her children in … Continue reading…
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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/
  • Aug 19

    Federal Judge charged with domestic assault and battery

    Federal Judge charged with domestic assault and battery
    U.S. District Court Judge Mark Fuller was recently arrested and detained in an Atlanta jail resulting from an allegation of domestic violence raised by his wife. A CNN article reports that local police received a 911 call after 10pm on...
  • Aug 16

    Looking ahead to trial in the police shooting of Missouri teenager Mike Brown

    Looking ahead to trial in the police shooting of Missouri teenager Mike Brown
    Residents from Fergusen, Missouri have been protesting in the streets for days as a result of the tragic death young Mike Brown, an 18-year old Ferguson college student who was shot by a local police officer. Outrage continued to erupt...
  • Aug 6

    How the Massachusetts uses the NDR Report to access your out-of-state driving record

    How the Massachusetts uses the NDR Report to access your out-of-state driving record
    Many drivers in Massachusetts do not realize that a license suspension or revocation, or even a conviction on a serious driving offense, leaves a long term mark on their records that can be accessed by several different types of inquirers....
Rank this Week: 728

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 56

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Aug 19

    Our Firm Defends Doctor Charged with Operating a “Pill Mill”

    Our Firm Defends Doctor Charged with Operating a “Pill Mill”
    Federal law enforcement agents and the Department of Justice have brought another “pill mill” case against an Atlanta area physician, and he has hired us to help him fight these… read more → The post Our Firm Defends…
  • Aug 18

    Doctor Charged in “Pill Mill” Case

    Doctor Charged in “Pill Mill” Case
    Page Pate represents well-established physician in federal criminal case alleging that the physician operated an illegal “pill mill” in Atlanta. The post Doctor Charged in “Pill Mill” Case appeared first on .
  • Aug 16

    Robbery Video in Ferguson Investigation

    Robbery Video in Ferguson Investigation
    Page Pate joins WATL to discuss the release of the video of an alleged robbery in the investigation of a police officer who killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. The post Robbery Video in Ferguson Investigation appeared first on .
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False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
  • Aug 19

    Samsung settles GSA false claims allegations for $2.3 million

    Samsung settles GSA false claims allegations for $2.3 million
    On August 19, the Department of Justice announced that Samsung Electronics America, the U.S. subsidiary of the Korean electronics corporation, has paid $2.3 million to resolve allegations that it submitted false claims for goods it provided…
  • Aug 18

    Washington Post describes Medicare wheelchair scam in detail

    Washington Post describes Medicare wheelchair scam in detail
    The Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold authored an excellent article published on Sunday, August 17, describing in detail how Medicare scammers perpetrated a long-running fraudulent scheme to bill for power wheelchairs and scooters,…
  • Aug 14

    Inspectors General criticize DOJ, Peace Corps, and EPA’s responsivene

    Inspectors General criticize DOJ, Peace Corps, and EPA’s responsivene
    On August 5, forty-seven Inspectors General sent a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, complaining that…
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Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    CPA and Wife Sentenced for Their Roles in the Crisp & Cole Mortgage Fraud Scam

    CPA and Wife Sentenced for Their Roles in the Crisp & Cole Mortgage Fraud Scam
    Kevin Patrick Sluga, 60, and his wife, Leslie Sluga, 57, Bakersfield, California, have been sentenced for their roles in the Crisp & Cole mortgage fraud scheme wherein the defendants and other individuals defrauded lenders by causing…
  • Aug 19

    Its Prison Time for 4 Mortgage Fraudster

    Its Prison Time for 4 Mortgage Fraudster
    Jarrod Jamiel Williams, 35, McKinney, Texas, Christopher Davis Allen, 42, and his ex-wife, Cheryl Renee Allen, 51, both of Dallas, Texas, Arzonda Murchison, 43, Dallas, and Aaron Robert Martell, Georgia, who were convicted for their roles in…
  • Aug 18

    Five Indicted for Illegal Property Flipping Scheme

    Five Indicted for Illegal Property Flipping Scheme
    Nathan Smith, Patrick Steven, Jason Springer, Rick Makohoniuk, and Jerod Hogan, have each been indicted and charged with bank fraud based on their participation in an alleged fraudulent property flipping scheme in Des Moines, Iowa. The…
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Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

Answers common questions about arrests, court procedures and penalties that apply to the Fort Walton Beach & Destin, Florida area. By Shawn Lupella.

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
  • Aug 19

    Is Battery On A Pregnant Woman A Misdemeanor Or Felony In Okaloosa County?

    Is Battery On A Pregnant Woman A Misdemeanor Or Felony In Okaloosa County?
    Simple Battery is a misdemeanor. Battery on a Pregnant Woman creates a victim-based enhancement that brings the charge to not only a felony level offense, but a felony of the second degree. And since it falls under the felony aggravated…
  • Aug 18

    Prevented Warrant From Being Issued For Domestic Violence Battery in Walton County

    Prevented Warrant From Being Issued For Domestic Violence Battery in Walton County
    We were recently retained by a client in Walton County, Fl., during a pending investigation for domestic violence battery, which is a misdemeanor of the first degree, and punishable by up to 1 year in jail and a $1000 fine. This was a rare…
  • Aug 15

    The Criminal Court System’s Ever-Expanding Scope and Influence over Florida Young People

    The Criminal Court System’s Ever-Expanding Scope and Influence over Florida Young People
    Children today are far more likely to have a negative experience with law enforcement or the criminal court system. Why is this so? In part, we can blame our State and Local government officials for the over-legislation, and the outsourcing…
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TRACE Blog

TRACE Blog

Covers anti-bribery compliance.

http://traceblog.org/
  • Aug 19

    The Role of Academia in Anti-Corruption Collective Action

    The Role of Academia in Anti-Corruption Collective Action
    Last week TRACE joined leading anti-corruption experts and academics from all over the world in Vienna, Austria to discuss effective teaching and pedagogy in anti-corruption studies within institutions of higher learning. The workshop, which…
  • Aug 11

    Demystifying Anti-Bribery Certification

    Demystifying Anti-Bribery Certification
    Over the past few weeks, we here at TRACEblog have noticed a few interesting critiques of anti-bribery certifications. Harvard Law Professor Matthew Stephenson writes on his blog that he holds “a fair amount of skepticism”…
  • Aug 6

    Research Call for Case Studies to Advance Third Party Due Diligence

    Research Call for Case Studies to Advance Third Party Due Diligence
    Until now, if ten companies all work with the same ten distributors, these relationships generated a total of 100 due diligence reports.   Each company paid ten times and each distributor completed ten labor-intensive…
Rank this Week: 2723

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/
  • Aug 19

    Are DUI Laws A Sophisticated Form Of Gaslighting?

    Are DUI Laws A Sophisticated Form Of Gaslighting?
    How does “gaslighting” relate to Ohio DUI laws? In the 1944 film Gaslight, Ingrid Bergman’s character  Paula Alquist Anton meets and marries the charming Gregory Anton played by Charles Boyer.  The husband does…
  • Aug 15

    Ohio DUI Crackdown Begins Today!

    Ohio DUI Crackdown Begins Today!
    You can expect a major increase in Ohio DUI enforcement beginning today.  Operation “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” will put 99 law enforcement agencies on our roads with over 8,400 hours of extra enforcement that will run…
  • Aug 14

    First Offense Kettering OVI – What Is Going To Happen To Me?

    First Offense Kettering OVI – What Is Going To Happen To Me?
    A first offense Kettering OVI is defined at O.R.C. 4511.19 as a DUI with no priors within 6 years.  A first offense OVI can be charged in three ways.  The first charge is caused by testing over the legal limit of…
Rank this Week: 1350

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/
  • Aug 19

    What We Talk About When We Talk About Crime

    What We Talk About When We Talk About Crime
    John S. Stinneford, Punishment Without Culpability, 102 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 653 (2012).Angela HarrisJohn Stinneford begins his article by asking the reader to imagine herself a UPS delivery truck driver in Tampa, Florida. He…
  • Aug 18

    What if you woke up one day in a place where there was no Courts Law?: The Impact of Teaching Procedure on the Legal Academy

    What if you woke up one day in a place where there was no Courts Law?: The Impact of Teaching Procedure on the Legal Academy
    Elizabeth G. Thornburg, Erik S. Knutsen, Carla Crifò, Camille Cameron, & David Bamford, A Community of Procedure Scholars: Teaching Procedure and the Legal Academy, 51 Osgoode Hall L.J. 93 (2013), available at SSRN.Janet WalkerIn…
  • Aug 15

    The Market For “Charlatans”

    The Market For “Charlatans”
    Alvaro Sandroni, At Least Do No Harm: The Use of Scarce Data, 6 Am. Econ. J.: Microecon. 1 (2014).Joshua C. TeitelbaumCorporate lawyers and their clients routinely hire experts to deliver probabilistic forecasts. For instance, they hire…
Rank this Week: 535

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Aug 19

    Sexual Offender vs. Sexual Predator in California

    Sexual Offender vs. Sexual Predator in California
    Over the past several decades, laws across the United States have been enacted to try and protect the public from individuals who commit sex offenses. Most states, including California, have created a sex offender registry as a method for…
  • Aug 14

    I Was Caught Smuggling Drugs. Will I Go to Federal Prison?

    I Was Caught Smuggling Drugs. Will I Go to Federal Prison?
    Because it shares miles of border with Mexico, California has long been a common conduit for illegal drugs filtering into the United States. Over the last several decades, the “War on Drugs” waged by law enforcement in the U.S.…
  • Aug 12

    What Is Official Misconduct in California?

    What Is Official Misconduct in California?
    In the United States, government officials may be elected to office or appointed to an office. Whether an official is elected or appointed to office the official is expected to adhere to a strict code of conduct while in office. If an…
Rank this Week: 2063

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Aug 19

    Einstellung des Strafverfahrens mit abwegigen Erwägungen

    Einstellung des Strafverfahrens mit abwegigen Erwägungen
    Regelmäßig beklagen Staatsanwaltschaften eine Arbeitsüberlastung, der sie einfach nicht mehr Herr werden – egal ob in Hamburg, Berlin, Düsseldorf oder Stuttgart. Stellen werden nicht nachbesetzt, obwohl Anzahl…
  • Aug 17

    Geldauflagen und deren teils fragwürdige Verteilung

    Geldauflagen und deren teils fragwürdige Verteilung
    Der Fall Ecclestone, der in der vergangenen Woche 100 Millionen US-Dollar an die bayerische Staatskasse überwies, hat die sog. Geldauflagen noch einmal in den Blickpunkt der Öffentlichkeit gerückt. Von dem Geld gehen 99…
  • Aug 16

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 70

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 70
    Richterliche Unabhängigkeit: Grenzenlos im Namen des Volkes Siri, wohin mit der Leiche meines Mitbewohners? Fall Mollath: Alles verloren Salomonisches Urteil mit schalem Beigeschmack — Freispruch für Gustl Mollath Furchtbare…
Rank this Week: 2685

Norm Pattis Blog

Norm Pattis Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.pattisblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    Sunil Dutta is an Entitled Asshole

    Sunil Dutta is an Entitled Asshole
    Perhaps you missed the piece in today's Washington Post by Sunil Dutta, a member of the Los Angeles Police Department, and junior college instructor. It is a whiny, self-righteous screed that will make him a hero around cop bars and police…
  • Aug 17

    The Courts Helped Kill Michael Brown

    The Courts Helped Kill Michael Brown
    It is only a slight exaggeration to say that Michael Brown’s blood is on the gavel of the federal judiciary. In the past couple of decades, the courts have made it all but impossible to hold police officers accountable before juries. Is…
  • Aug 14

    Closing Courts to the People

    Closing Courts to the People
    "If you gaze long enough into the abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you." I think about this line of Friedrich Nietszche's more often than I care to admit. The practice of law hasn't mellowed me; if anything, it's made me more cynical,…
Rank this Week: 1225

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Aug 18

    Silicon Valley Tycoon Convinces Court His Wife’s Scam is Designed to Avoid Pre-Nup

    Silicon Valley Tycoon Convinces Court His Wife’s Scam is Designed to Avoid Pre-Nup
    Clyde Berg and his brother Carl Berg are two very wealthy men. They developed and built huge campuses for a number of successful Silicon Valley businesses, and sold their firm for $1.3 billion. But the old adage that money does not buy…
  • Aug 15

    Enraged Husband Attacks Wife in Court After Child Support Order Pronounced

    Enraged Husband Attacks Wife in Court After Child Support Order Pronounced
    Catherine Gonzalez, age 23, was forced to go to court to get an order that her husband pay child support, an application that is brought routinely in family law courts across North America, when a parent refuses to pay support voluntarily.…
  • Aug 13

    Why Family Law Lawyers Will Always Bill By the Hour

    Why Family Law Lawyers Will Always Bill By the Hour
    I read a piece in the Huffington Post this week written by Jim Halfens of Divorce Hotel, who argued that it was about time that divorce lawyers charged a fixed fee for the legal work they perform, instead of sticking to the “old…
Rank this Week: 741

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of Mark Sherman LLC.

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Reversing Your Connecticut Possession of Marijuana Infraction Guilty Plea

    Reversing Your Connecticut Possession of Marijuana Infraction Guilty Plea
    When it comes to Connecticut marijuana infraction tickets and the way the court system punishes people for simple pot possession, I wonder if State lawmakers were smoking something themselves when they passed these new marijuana laws. …
  • Aug 12

    Stamford Domestic Violence Victims Can Break Rental Leases Without Penalty

    Stamford Domestic Violence Victims Can Break Rental Leases Without Penalty
    There is a little known nugget of Connecticut real estate law that residential landlords are trying to keep under wraps from domestic violence victims in Stamford, Greenwich and elsewhere in Connecticut.  In fact, did you know that…
  • Aug 5

    A Connecticut Fake ID Arrest is a Felony

    A Connecticut Fake ID Arrest is a Felony
    College students from Fairfield University, Yale, Quinnipiac, UConn Stamford, and Southern Connecticut State University need to know that a fake ID arrest in Stamford, Greenwich, Darien, Fairfield, or New Haven is serious.  It’s a…
Rank this Week: 2696

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Blog

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Nevada criminal law updates and news. Published by Neil Shouse & Associates.

http://www.las-vegas-criminal-defense-blog.com/
  • Aug 18

    9th Circuit overturns ruling denying inmate eye surgery

    9th Circuit overturns ruling denying inmate eye surgery
    Last week the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals overturned a District Court ruling that would prevent 67-year-old inmate John Colwell from getting cataract surgery. The Ninth Circuit Circuit considered Colwell's condition serious and the…
  • Aug 11

    Nevada road-rage driver gets possible life in prison.

    Nevada road-rage driver gets possible life in prison.
    In Carson City last week, a District judge sentenced 28-year-old Leonardo Cardoza to a possible life sentence for the first-degree murder committed in a bout of road rage. The victim was a teenage girl. The incident occurred in early 2013…
  • Aug 7

    Burning Man may cause increase in bike theft

    Burning Man may cause increase in bike theft
    Reno police believe the annual Burning Man festival may prompt a surge in bicycle thefts. Authorities see a substantial increase in stolen bike cases leading up to the week-long event, which commences on August 25th. Since Burning Man takes…
Rank this Week: 898