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Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

http://www.shermancriminallawyer.com/
  • Dec 29

    Be careful what you Tweet for...

    Be careful what you Tweet for...
    A 17 year old in Tarrant County was arrested for tweeting a picture of picture of an airsoft rifle aimed at a marked Fort Worth police vehicle and "Should I do it? They Don't Care For a Black Male Anyways." Police justified their arrest,…
  • Jan 7

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways? (Part Two)

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways? (Part Two)
    However, Texas' public lewdness statute proscribes a wide range of conduct, including the consensual touching of breasts outside the clothing in public. Sec. 21.01. defines: (1) "Deviate sexual intercourse" means: (A) any contact between…
  • Jan 7

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?
    Salvador Cisneros came to the United States to realize the American dream, and part of his dream might have ranged from fondling breasts in public to joining the mile high club. Having been discovered in the United States without permission…
Rank this Week: 2606

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Mar 16

    CPLR 5015(a)(3) and (4)

    CPLR 5015(a)(3) and (4)
    The defendants, his brother, and his father were the principal shareholders of the corporate defendant. For several years prior to 1974 the corporation owned a restaurant in Staten Island, together with the real property upon which it was…
  • Feb 27

    Columbia University–New York Hospital

    Columbia University–New York Hospital
    In this birth injury action, Plaintiff claims that defendants deviated from good and accepted medical practice by failing to perform a cesarean section during his birth on December 10, 2003, and that this failure caused him to sustain a…
  • Feb 25

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont
    The jury's failure to award damages for past pain and suffering that adequately compensates plaintiff for the pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life she experienced from the date of the accident to the date when the jury rendered…
Rank this Week: 1103

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 13

    Michigan DUI - The Secrets to Succe

    Michigan DUI - The Secrets to Succe
    There are times I'd like to really detail how I've handled a particular DUI charge, or the specific result I've accomplished, but I have to hold back in the larger interests of diplomacy and politics. In this article, I'm going...
  • Mar 9

    First Offense DUI in Oakland County

    First Offense DUI in Oakland County
    If you have been arrested for a 1st offense OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) charge in any Oakland County city or township, you've probably already heard that things are "tougher" there than in neighboring Macomb or Wayne Counties.…
  • Mar 6

    Ignition Interlock Trouble - What to do RIght Now

    Ignition Interlock Trouble - What to do RIght Now
    An unfortunate part of my caseload, as a Michigan driver's license restoration lawyer, is handling ignition interlock violations. I have written about the various kinds of violations in some detail, but always from the point of view of the…
Rank this Week: 430

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    Undercover Prostitution Stings in South Florida

    Undercover Prostitution Stings in South Florida
    Law enforcement officials in South Florida are increasing their efforts to put “Johns” behind bars with their anti-prostitution campaigns.  In Palm Beach County, FL undercover Palm Beach County Sheriff Deputies are walking…
  • Mar 2

    Petit Theft or Larceny Charges in Florida

    Petit Theft or Larceny Charges in Florida
    Petit theft or larceny in Florida occurs when a person: (1) knowingly obtaining or using, or endeavoring to obtain or use; (2) the property of another; (3) with intent to either temporarily or permanently deprive the other person of a right…
  • Feb 26

    Prosecutorial Misconduct in the Florida Criminal Justice System

    Prosecutorial Misconduct in the Florida Criminal Justice System
    When will the Florida courts sanction Assistant State Attorneys, as oppose to writing opinions that allow them to scorm out of making improper arguments, during their prosecutions of criminal trials? The prosecutor’s role in Florida is…
Rank this Week: 1226

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Mar 2

    One Year in Jail For Truck Driver Who Blew By School Bu

    One Year in Jail For Truck Driver Who Blew By School Bu
    An Apple Valley truck driver has been sentenced to one year in jail, with four months stayed for two years after video surfaced of him speeding by a school bus and narrowly missing a 13-year-old girl. Allen Howard Morris, 48, was…
  • Feb 26

    Can I get into Canada with a DUI?

    Can I get into Canada with a DUI?
    Minnesota is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but sometimes avid fishermen want to head north of the border to check out the fishing holes in Canada. Fishing in Canada can be a lot of fun, but crossing the border can be difficult if…
  • Feb 25

    The Link Between Depression and Violent Crime

    The Link Between Depression and Violent Crime
    Just this week we wrote that even though arrests are down, our jail cells are still filing up. The problem is that many of these repeat offenders aren’t getting the mental health help they need. Instead, they are simply thrown in…
Rank this Week: 1388

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Mar 2

    King v. Burwell: Interpreting the Affordable Care Act

    King v. Burwell: Interpreting the Affordable Care Act
    Section 1311 of the Affordable Care Act (PDF) ("Obamacare") provides, in part, as follows: Each State shall, not later than January 1, 2014, establish an American Health Benefit Exchange (referred to in this title as an... [[ This is a…
  • Mar 1

    Sunday Open Thread

    Sunday Open Thread
    Looks like we need a new open thread. Here's one, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Mar 1

    "Jihadi John": Doxed to Death

    "Jihadi John": Doxed to Death
    The British media and the U.S. media have something in common: When a spontaneous event occurs and they get caught flat-footed, in a race to compete with other news organizations, they throw traditional vetting rules out the window and…
Rank this Week: 2

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/
  • Mar 2

    One Year in Jail For Truck Driver Who Blew By School Bu

    One Year in Jail For Truck Driver Who Blew By School Bu
    An Apple Valley truck driver has been sentenced to one year in jail, with four months stayed for two years after video surfaced of him speeding by a school bus and narrowly missing a 13-year-old girl. Allen Howard Morris, 48, was…
  • Feb 26

    Can I get into Canada with a DUI?

    Can I get into Canada with a DUI?
    Minnesota is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but sometimes avid fishermen want to head north of the border to check out the fishing holes in Canada. Fishing in Canada can be a lot of fun, but crossing the border can be difficult if…
  • Feb 25

    The Link Between Depression and Violent Crime

    The Link Between Depression and Violent Crime
    Just this week we wrote that even though arrests are down, our jail cells are still filing up. The problem is that many of these repeat offenders aren’t getting the mental health help they need. Instead, they are simply thrown in…
Rank this Week: 1641

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/
  • Mar 2

    North Las Vegas man arrested after 2 drug raid

    North Las Vegas man arrested after 2 drug raid
    This past Thursday 25-year-old Jorge Garcia was arrested in North Las Vegas for drugs and gun charges following two raids. The police confiscated $15,000, 24 pounds of marijuana, 45 grams of methamphetamine, marijuana edibles, THC extract,…
  • Feb 22

    3 arrested in massive marijuana bust in Las Vega

    3 arrested in massive marijuana bust in Las Vega
    This weekend Las Vegas police arrested three people during a three-house marijuana bust. Police executed the pot bust after receiving an anonymous tip and securing search warrants. 37-year old Zhiwen Lin, 63-year old Jianguo Han, 36-year old…
  • Feb 17

    Two convicted of murdering a mother in Las Vega

    Two convicted of murdering a mother in Las Vega
    Today a Las Vegas jury convicted David James Burns, 23, and Willie Darnell Mason, 32, of murdering Derecia Newman, a 28-year-old mother of four in August, 2010. Newman suffered a gunshot to the head, and her 12-year-old daughter was shot in…
Rank this Week: 670

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Top 10 Ways to Get out of Jury Duty in Mississippi

    Top 10 Ways to Get out of Jury Duty in Mississippi
    So, I wake up this morning and I have a text from an out of state buddy. "Hey man" it starts, "I got called to jury duty and I need to be out of town on Thursday. How can I get out of it!?!?" I get this question all the time. People HATE…
  • Feb 27

    MDPS Traffic Crash Report

    MDPS Traffic Crash Report
    Officials with the Mississippi Department of Public Safety have released the traffic crash report from the past week. According to WJTV News Channel 12, many of the crashes are being linked with the icy weather that took place on Tuesday and…
  • Feb 20

    Icy Roads in Metro Area

    Icy Roads in Metro Area
    Commuters in the Metro area and across Mississippi have been dealing with Icy roads and bridges this week. WJTV News Channel 12 reports that first responders and other emergency response crews were out in full force on Friday morning. There…
Rank this Week: 1965

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    Tweets, Terroristic Threats and "True Threats"

    Tweets, Terroristic Threats and "True Threats"
    For reasons we will get to in a moment, the State of Missouri charged Robert Metzinger with “making a terroristic threat under [Missouri Revised Statutes] § 574.115(4).”  State v. Metzinger, 2015 WL 790463 (Missouri…
  • Feb 27

    The Lottery Terminal, Computer Crime and "Authorization"

    The Lottery Terminal, Computer Crime and "Authorization"
    After Caryn Aline Nascimento was “convicted of one count of aggravated first-degree theft and one count of computer crime”, she appealed.  State v. Nascimento, 2015 WL 465188 (Court of Appeals of Oregon2015).  On appeal,…
  • Feb 25

    The 4th Amendment, the Search Warrant, the Network Investigation Technique

    The 4th Amendment, the Search Warrant, the Network Investigation Technique
    After Gary Reibert was charged with “with the receipt and attempted receipt of child pornography (Count I) in violation of 18 U.S.Code § 2252A(a)(2) and (b)(1) and the accessing of a computer in interstate…
Rank this Week: 699

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/
  • Mar 2

    Rinaldi: Stand Your Ground against 'unlawful' searches, detention

    Rinaldi: Stand Your Ground against 'unlawful' searches, detention
    Texas House freshman Matt Rinaldi has filed a bold and inevitably controversial bill, HB 1168, which creates a defense to charges of resisting arrest, search, and detention if the underlying search or detention was "unlawful."So resisting…
  • Mar 1

    Willacy County facing economic devastation after riot at entrepreneurial private prison leaves unit 'uninhabitable'

    Willacy County facing economic devastation after riot at entrepreneurial private prison leaves unit 'uninhabitable'
    Riots in Willacy County at a private prison housing federal immigration prisoners last week has been called "predictable" and has left the facility "uninhabitable." Texas Prison Bidness reminded us that "An ACLU report [last year] detailed…
  • Mar 1

    Ted Cruz's Great Pot Flip Flop

    Ted Cruz's Great Pot Flip Flop
    Someone apparently, finally told Texas' Sen. Ted Cruz that Colorado is a swing state in presidential elections, because he's flip flopped on whether the state should be allowed to legalize pot without an act of Congress.Last year he said…
Rank this Week: 85

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Mar 2

    Lawmakers Seek to Close “Loophole” in SC DUI Law

    Lawmakers Seek to Close “Loophole” in SC DUI Law
    In 2009, an amendment to South Carolina’s DUI laws required arresting agencies to video record any field sobriety testing during a DUI arrest. Prosecutors and law enforcement are now complaining that it is nearly impossible to convict a…
  • Feb 23

    Can I Trick a Breathalyzer?

    Can I Trick a Breathalyzer?
    One of the more common questions I get regarding breathalyzers is “Can I do anything to trick the breathalyzer?” Although it is true that breathalyzers are, by themselves, inaccurate, many people are mistake when they believe that…
  • Feb 16

    Floridians Exercise Rights at DUI Checkpoints with “Fair DUI Flier”

    Floridians Exercise Rights at DUI Checkpoints with “Fair DUI Flier”
    In the past few months, you may have seen Youtube videos have been popping up left and right showing drivers in Florida passing through DUI checkpoints without having to submit to the standard inconveniencies normally associated with DUI…
Rank this Week: 1508

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Mar 2

    Georgia scheduled to execute only female murderer on its death row

    Georgia scheduled to execute only female murderer on its death row
    As reported in this AP piece, headlined "After weather delay, Georgia ready to perform rare execution of a woman," the Peach State appears poised this evening to end the life of a bad apple notable for her gender. Here are...
  • Mar 2

    Resentencing on tap in Ohio beard-cutting federal assault case

    Resentencing on tap in Ohio beard-cutting federal assault case
    As reported in this local article, headlined "Judge to re-sentence defendants in Amish beard-cutting case," today brings another sentencing proceeding in a high-profile civil-rights case prosecuted in Ohio's federal courts. Here are…
  • Mar 1

    Another account of the massiveness and messy process behind Prez clemency initiative

    Another account of the massiveness and messy process behind Prez clemency initiative
    This lengthy new Washington Post article, headlined "U.S. clemency effort, slow to start, will rely on an army of pro bono lawyers," reports on the extraordinary scope and process behind the clemency initiative started seemingly…
Rank this Week: 99

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Mar 2

    New At Mimesis: The Other White Meat

    New At Mimesis: The Other White Meat
    Starting today, I will be contributing posts on “the business, practice and culture of law in addition to anything else he damn well pleases” at Lee Pacchia’s Mimesis Law.  For those who haven’t paid any attention…
  • Mar 2

    Never A Threat

    Never A Threat
    The viral video of Los Angeles cops taking down a homeless man of questionable mental stability, until five shots are fired and he became a dead homeless man, is a good illustration of the confusion. The video is confusing. The conduct of the…
  • Mar 2

    An Uncivil Defense

    An Uncivil Defense
    Apparently, a great many readers took offense — no, were outraged — by the City of Cleveland’s response to the amendment complaint filed by the family of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old executed in a park by…
Rank this Week: 43

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 2

    New Proof Required in Hit-and-Run Case

    New Proof Required in Hit-and-Run Case
    As our Palm Beach and Broward County hit-and-run attorneys know, such cases aren't always as straightforward as they might seem. Last week, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that in order for someone to be convicted of leaving the scene of a…
  • Feb 27

    On Cellphone Video: Broward Deputy Drags Mentally Ill Woman by Feet

    On Cellphone Video: Broward Deputy Drags Mentally Ill Woman by Feet
    This past week, the Sun Sentinel reported on a story that's been making national headlines ever since: a Broward County Deputy dragged a woman through a courthouse by her feet. The officer, who pulled the woman by the shackles around her…
  • Feb 26

    Foolish Crimes Serve as Warning

    Foolish Crimes Serve as Warning
    As our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers know, a couple of ostensibly incomprehensible crimes committed recently in South Florida serve as reminders that the actions we take have consequences. These offenses, which we…
Rank this Week: 1798

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/
  • Mar 2

    Horwitz on Investigative Hold

    Horwitz on Investigative Hold
    Daniel A. Horwitz has posted The First 48: Ending the Use of Categorically Unconstitutional Investigative Holds in Violation of County of Riverside v. McLaughlin (45 U. MEM L. REV. __ (Spring 2015 Forthcoming)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:…
  • Mar 1

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download
    in criminal law and procedure ejournals are here. The usual disclaimers apply. RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 1,285 Bill C-51 Backgrounder #1: The New Advocating or Promoting Terrorism Offence Kent Roach and Craig Forcese University of Toronto -…
  • Feb 28

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument

    Next week's criminal law/procedure argument
    Issue summary is from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers: Monday Ohio v. Clark: (1) Whether an individual's obligation to report suspected child abuse makes that individual an agent of law enforcement for purposes of the Confrontation…
Rank this Week: 82

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/
  • Mar 2

    The Law and Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution

    The Law and Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution
    Gavin Wright, Sharing the Prize: The Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution in the American South (2013).Christopher SchmidtQuantitative scholars too often seem intent on sucking the complexities and nuances out of history. Sometimes,…
  • Feb 27

    Making Cost Sharing Fairer and More Effective

    Making Cost Sharing Fairer and More Effective
    Christopher T. Robertson, Scaling Cost-Sharing to Wages: How Employers Can Reduce Health Spending and Provide Greater Economic Security, 14 Yale J. Health Pol’y L. & Ethics 239 (2014), available at SSRN.David OrentlicherWhile many…
  • Feb 25

    Judicial Competition for Case Filings in Civil Litigation

    Judicial Competition for Case Filings in Civil Litigation
    Daniel Klerman & Greg Reilly, Forum Selling, USC Center for Law and Social Science Research Papers Series No. CLASS14-35, available at SSRN.Allan ErbsenScholars have extensively explored how outcomes in civil litigation can hinge on an…
Rank this Week: 249

Landsberg Law Office Blog

Landsberg Law Office Blog

Features the story of the life, times and tribulations of a Trial Attorney in Paradise.

http://808crime.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    Happy New Year

    Happy New Year
    2015 has already started and I just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone who’s trusted me with their case already this year. There’s a whole lot of things to discuss about simply the first two months of this year, that…
  • Nov 14

    Kailua Sand Sifter Competition

    Kailua Sand Sifter Competition
    The benefits of having attorney Noah Gibson join the Landsberg Law Office goes beyond helping our clients with a greater degree of attentiveness. Noah is a long time board member of Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and devotes much of…
  • Nov 14

    Kailua Sand Sifter Competition

    Kailua Sand Sifter Competition
    The benefits of having attorney Noah Gibson join the Landsberg Law Office goes beyond helping our clients with a greater degree of attentiveness. Noah is a long time board member of Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and devotes much of…
Rank this Week: 2095

Phillips & Associates Blog

Phillips & Associates Blog

Covers Oklahoma criminal and personal injury law.

http://oklahoma-criminal-defense.com/blog/
  • Mar 2

    Oklahoma Stalking Laws and Violating a Protective Order

    Oklahoma Stalking Laws and Violating a Protective Order
    An Oklahoma City woman is accused of stalking and violating a protective order filed against her by her ex-boyfriend in December. Court records show an emergency order of protection was served to Lisa Lynn Harris, 51, on December 10, and two…
  • Feb 27

    Death Penalty Trial Begins in Bus Stop Stabbing Case

    Death Penalty Trial Begins in Bus Stop Stabbing Case
    Isaiah G. Tryon is accused of brutally stabbing to death his 19-year-old girlfriend in front of horrified onlookers at an Oklahoma City bus stop. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against the 25-year-old man, calling the 2012 murder…
  • Feb 23

    Infographic: Where Mental Health and Criminal Justice Collide

    Infographic: Where Mental Health and Criminal Justice Collide
Rank this Week: 3645

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Mar 2

    § 153a StPO und die Selbstbelastungsfreiheit

    § 153a StPO und die Selbstbelastungsfreiheit
    Es ist zumindest ein ganz schlechter Stil, den die Staatsanwaltschaft im Fall Edathy an den Tag gelegt hat. Man konnte in weiten Strecken den Eindruck gewinnen, dass Verfahren werde mehr über die Medien als im Gerichtssaal geführt.…
  • Mar 1

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 99

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 99
    (Als Einstimmung auf den Strafverteidigertag) — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie…
  • Feb 25

    Criminal Compliance

    Criminal Compliance
    Innerhalb kürzester Zeit hat sich die Criminal Compliance ihren Platz als eigenständige strafrechtliche Teildisziplin erobert. Insbesondere die Professionalität, mit der sich vorrangig internationale Großkanzleien der…
Rank this Week: 3713

Houston Criminal Lawyer and DWI…

Houston Criminal Lawyer and DWI Blog

Covers Texas criminal and DWI law, with an emphasis on Greater Houston cases. By Scheiner Law Group.

http://www.scheinerlaw.com/blog
  • Mar 2

    Guide to Contesting a DWI Charge

    Guide to Contesting a DWI Charge
    A DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) charge is typically considered a misdemeanor on the first offense in Texas; however, the consequences of a conviction can be far more serious than other misdemeanor charges. A DWI conviction could mean jail…
  • Feb 25

    How to Get a Provisional License after a DWI Conviction

    How to Get a Provisional License after a DWI Conviction
    Receiving a DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) conviction can make your life very difficult for a variety of reasons. Beyond the potential fines and possible jail time depending on your case, the loss of your license can also severely impact you…
  • Feb 20

    Why Trial By Jury May Be a Better Choice Than a Judge

    Why Trial By Jury May Be a Better Choice Than a Judge
    When involved in a legal case, many people wonder if they’re better off trying their case before a jury or a judge. And while there are always exceptions for particular cases, generally speaking as a defendant a trial by jury is usually…
Rank this Week: 1914

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    MARCH COMINGS AND GOINGS

    MARCH COMINGS AND GOINGS
    March is a month of comings and goings. Coming: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who will be addressing a joint session of congress. Going: Attorney General Eric Holder. A PERFECT TIME:If you are a long time Miami…
  • Mar 1

    THE MIAMI HERALD DOES IT AGAIN!

    THE MIAMI HERALD DOES IT AGAIN!
    Miami, really all of Florida, is lucky to be served by a crusading and muckraking newspaper like the Miami Herald. And today, the Herald has really outdone itself again. The Herald broke this shocking story, which we are sure has all of…
  • Feb 26

    JUDGE MARY BARZEE NOMINATED TO FEDERAL COURT

    JUDGE MARY BARZEE NOMINATED TO FEDERAL COURT
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:BREAKING NEWS ..............JUDGE MARY BARZEE FLORES HAS BEEN NOMINATED TO THE FEDERAL BENCHNumerous news agencies are reporting that President Barack Obama has nominated Barzee Flores to an open seat in the Southern…
Rank this Week: 68

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Provides information on Denver criminal defense.

http://www.criminallawyerdenver.com/denver-criminal-defense-blog/
  • Mar 1

    Why You Need to Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer Before Charges Are Filed

    Why You Need to Hire a Criminal Defense Lawyer Before Charges Are Filed
    Have you been involved in a criminal case in Denver?  It doesn’t matter whether it’s a misdemeanor case or a felony case, your life could be significantly damaged by the outcome—and when something as serious as your…
  • Feb 28

    When Should a DUI Case Go to Trial?

    When Should a DUI Case Go to Trial?
    Getting pulled over by the police can be a stressful and frightening experience. In most cases, the police will only stop your vehicle if you have provided them with a justification, such as weaving, running a red light or speeding. When it…
  • Feb 27

    How to Avoid a Drunk Driving Arrest and Conviction

    How to Avoid a Drunk Driving Arrest and Conviction
    There are many people who like to celebrate various occasions in life, from the little things to the big, life changing events, with a night out. Having fun and celebrating responsibly is a great thing to do, but unfortunately it can be easy…
Rank this Week: 2771

The Confrontation Blog

The Confrontation Blog

Covers the Confrontation Clause and developments related to Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004). By University of Michigan Law Professor Richard D. Friedman.

http://confrontationright.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    Comparing the Quasi-Witness and Craig Approache

    Comparing the Quasi-Witness and Craig Approache
    I have previously posted the amicus brief that Steve Ceci and I have submitted in Clark and an essay about to be published in the University of Chicago Law Review.  Both present what we call a quasi-witness approach in dealing with…
  • Feb 21

    Responses to the Nesson

    Responses to the Nesson
    Charlie and Fern Nesson have been energetically promoting their view of the Confrontation Clause, on this blog and in other forums.  I briefly responded some time ago to some of their contentions (see comments to the posting of November…
  • Feb 13

    Thoughts on Clark: If L.P. were grown up

    Thoughts on Clark: If L.P. were grown up
        Here are some thoughts on the Clark case prompted by reading the reply brief.    For those who are not yet familiar with the facts of the case:  L.P., a boy not yet 3½, came to preschool with…
Rank this Week: 1056

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 1

    Bank of New York Melon Computer Tech Indicted

    Bank of New York Melon Computer Tech Indicted
    Bank of New York Melon Computer Tech Indicted for Identity Theft of 150 Employees and $1 Million Fraud Identity theft and identity fraud are terms used to refer to all types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses...
  • Feb 28

    H and H Bagels Owner Arrested...Cont

    H and H Bagels Owner Arrested...Cont
    Whatever the recipe, the dough was a little too sticky. According to the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and a Grand Jury has indicted a bagel wholesaler for Grand Larceny, Offering a False Instrument for Filing and violating the…
  • Feb 27

    H and H Bagels Owner Arrested

    H and H Bagels Owner Arrested
    Bagel Man Hides the Dough: H and H Bagels Owner Arrested for General Tax and Unemployment Insurance Tax Fraud Insurance fraud occurs most often when an insured individual or entity makes a false or exaggerated insurance claim, seeking…
Rank this Week: 1779

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
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Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Mar 1

    Aged New York Husband His Wife’s Prisoner?

    Aged New York Husband His Wife’s Prisoner?
    Eighty-four-year old Martin Cassidy spent his career creating dinosaurs for the American Museum of National History. His career began in 1972 when the museum was offered the articulated skeleton of a dinosaur, an acquisition that would cost…
  • Feb 27

    Final Chapter in LA Dodgers Divorce?

    Final Chapter in LA Dodgers Divorce?
    Jamie and Frank McCourt are now more famous for their over-the-top divorce than for their eight-year run as the owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The twists and turns of their lengthy litigation could fill a book, and no doubt will! For…
  • Feb 24

    The Curse of the In-Person Litigant

    The Curse of the In-Person Litigant
    I guess I’ve been lucky because I have never had to do a trial where the opposing party acted in person, “pro se”, as they call it in the United States. Why lucky? Because some of the worst trial horror stories involve…
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Lori Levin Blog

Lori Levin Blog

Covers Illinois criminal justice, juvenile justice, guardianship and mental health law issues.

http://www.lorilevinlaw.com/blog.html
  • Mar 1

    Monday, the Circuit Court of Cook County is Closed in Honor of Pulaski Day

    Monday, the Circuit Court of Cook County is Closed in Honor of Pulaski Day
      The Circuit Court of Cook County will be closed on Monday, March 2, in honor of Casimir Pulaski Day. Who was Casimir Pulaski? He was a Polish nobleman who met Benjamin Franklin in Paris and was persuaded to help the American colonies…
  • Feb 8

    Contacting Counsel Prior to Meeting with the Police Regarding Investigation

    Contacting Counsel Prior to Meeting with the Police Regarding Investigation
        Please remember that when a police officer wishes to discuss and investigation of a crime with you or your child, you have a right to have counsel present. Very often, law abiding persons or parents believe that cooperating…
  • Feb 2

    The Circuit Court of Cook County is Open Today

    The Circuit Court of Cook County is Open Today
       Please be aware that the Circuit Court of Cook County is open today. It is NOT closed due to the weather. Here is the link to the court's website: http://www.cookcountycourt.org/.Lori G. LevinAttorney at Law180 N. LaSalle, Suite…
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Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 1

    How to Search a Home with Zero Accountability

    How to Search a Home with Zero Accountability
    Accountability is an important part of the relationship between our government and its citizens. Sure, we citizens can't know everything, and that's why a small percentage of our budget is known as the "Black Budget". Black budgets are…
  • Feb 22

    More Injustice From Minimum Mandatory Sentence

    More Injustice From Minimum Mandatory Sentence
    How long had human beings been ruled by Kings, Queens, Pharaohs, and the like? Then along comes the first big experiment in governance--we Americans decided to rule ourselves. Now, for this experiment to work, the powers that corrupt must…
  • Feb 16

    Restitution Is Tough To Prove

    Restitution Is Tough To Prove
    Some people are clueless when it comes to what things are worth. We all have that friend who claims his home is worth twice what we all know it is worth. And, these are typically the same people that decide to sell their home "By Owner";…
Rank this Week: 1008

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
  • Mar 1

    Four Questions for Prime Minister Netanyahu

    Four Questions for Prime Minister Netanyahu
    This week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to give two major speeches in Washington, DC.  The first is Monday at the conference of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).  The second is on Tuesday…
  • Feb 27

    What’s Special about the US “Special Envoy” for LGBT Rights?

    What’s Special about the US “Special Envoy” for LGBT Rights?
    On Monday, February 23, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appointed Randy Berry as the first ever Special Envoy for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Persons worldwide. Amnesty International joined other…
  • Feb 26

    9 Eye-Opening Facts about the State of Human Rights Worldwide

    9 Eye-Opening Facts about the State of Human Rights Worldwide
    In 2014, Amnesty International recorded and investigated human rights abuses in 160 countries and territories worldwide*. While progress is being made in some areas, the frightening facts and figures below show that for many people the human…
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Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.birminghamcriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Mar 1

    Domestic Violence Arrest for Alabama Football Player

    Domestic Violence Arrest for Alabama Football Player
    A junior linebacker playing for the University of Alabama has been arrested on a single charge of domestic violence, a third-degree misdemeanor. According to the statement released by the local police department, the alleged victim was…
  • Feb 26

    Alabama v. Hendrix – Dismissal of Vehicular Manslaughter Charges Affirmed

    Alabama v. Hendrix – Dismissal of Vehicular Manslaughter Charges Affirmed
    The Alabama Court of Appeals recently affirmed the dismissal of a second criminal indictment against a defendant for charges related to a fatal car accident allegedly caused by defendant, who is accused of being drunk, speeding and veering…
  • Feb 22

    Wagner v. Alabama – Probation Revocation Reversed, Remanded

    Wagner v. Alabama – Probation Revocation Reversed, Remanded
    Probation is often imposed on criminal defendants after completion of a jail or prison term, sometimes in lieu of a longer incarceration. Part of the deal is defendants have to maintain a certain criteria (avoid arrest, submit to regular…
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Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Mar 1

    Sealing Juvenile Records in Nevada

    Sealing Juvenile Records in Nevada
    Sealing of Juvenile Records in Nevada Part of growing up is making poor choices. Some of these carry heavy consequences, like being charged with juvenile delinquency. Most kids learn their lesson after suffering the consequences.…
  • Feb 28

    Criminal Defense Overview

    Criminal Defense Overview
    Criminal Defense Overview Being charged with a crime is stressful, and the consequences of being found guilty are serious. That’s why selecting an experienced criminal defense attorney is so important. In Nevada, people may face…
  • Feb 27

    Las Vegas Domestic Violence Attorney

    Las Vegas Domestic Violence Attorney
    Domestic violence charges are divisive and difficult to resolve. That’s why it’s important to hire experienced legal counsel as soon as possible. Sometimes the victims of domestic violence aren’t just the spouse or children…
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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/
  • Mar 1

    Lawmakers debate lifting sex offender residency restriction

    Lawmakers debate lifting sex offender residency restriction
    3-1-15 New Hampshire: CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's legislature is once again debating measures that would ban municipalities from restricting where sex offenders can live, even as some other states are making such restrictions…
  • Mar 1

    Sen. Murphy Passes First Bill Regarding Sex Offender

    Sen. Murphy Passes First Bill Regarding Sex Offender
    The more I rad these Lawmaker proposals, the more I think Lawmakers are stalking former sex offenders. Maybe a basis for some smart lawyer to take on these proposals in court.3-1-15 New York: The state Senate has passed two bills, including…
  • Feb 27

    Bellone Provides Status on Community Protection Act in Aftermath of Recent Court of Appeals Ruling

    Bellone Provides Status on Community Protection Act in Aftermath of Recent Court of Appeals Ruling
    I think there is a MAJOR problem with statistics cited by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone for the SORTS program:((10-2-13 Police Arrest Registered Sex Offender For Allegedly Exposing Himself To Kids On L.I.))....((2-12-13 Arrest for…
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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/
  • Mar 1

    Updated Information Fatal Injury Crash I84 at Twin Falls Exit 173

    Updated Information Fatal Injury Crash I84 at Twin Falls Exit 173
    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…
  • Mar 1

    Update - Injury crash EB I84 at the 173 off ramp

    Update - Injury crash EB I84 at the 173 off ramp
    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…
  • Mar 1

    Injury crash EB I84 at the 173 off ramp

    Injury crash EB I84 at the 173 off ramp
    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…
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Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2950

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2761

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI topics such as breathalyzer and constitutional issues, field sobriety tests, and DUI procedures and rights. By Bruce M. Robinson.

http://www.marylandduilawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 1

    I smell dope in the nations capital

    I smell dope in the nations capital
    This week Marijuana becomes legal in the nation's capital, Washington D.C., kinda. A person is allowed to grow up to three plants in their house and they are allowed to smoke Marijuana in their house- not on the street. Unlike liberal and…
  • Feb 10

    Marijuana and driving under the Influence

    Marijuana and driving under the Influence
    The issue of DUI by Marijuana (driving under the influence) has never been more relevant than now when states are beginning to jump onto the pot bandwagon, legalizing Marijuana for recreational and or medical use while many more states have…
  • Feb 1

    Will I lose my job if I get arrested for DUI in Maryland

    Will I lose my job if I get arrested for DUI in Maryland
    Will I lose my job if I get arrested for DUI? Always a question on the lips of those arrested for an alcohol violation in Maryland. The short answer is probably not! In our over 20 years experience I can count (probably on less than one…
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Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Discusses alcohol-related crimes and their defenses with a concentration on Minnesota.

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Mar 1

    New Expungement Law in Minnesota Now In Effect

    New Expungement Law in Minnesota Now In Effect
    The new Minnesota law on criminal expungement has taken effect as of January 1, 2015. Known as the Second Chance Expungement Bill, the law gives the court the power to expunge more criminal records, including a number of convictions. It…
  • Feb 26

    Can Speech Analysis Successfully Detect Drunk Drivers?

    Can Speech Analysis Successfully Detect Drunk Drivers?
    For a long time, breathalyzers have been the main device used by law enforcement to detect drunk drivers. Unfortunately, there few options available on the market to physically prevent someone from getting behind the wheel while drunk other…
  • Feb 20

    Can Personal Breathalyzers Prevent DWI?

    Can Personal Breathalyzers Prevent DWI?
    It isn’t always easy to determine when you’ve had too much to drink. After all, people who have a BAC of over .08 percent may not exhibit the mental or physical signs of drunken behavior. In 2014, many people purchased a personal…
Rank this Week: 2976

Oklahoma DUI

Oklahoma DUI

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

http://duioklahoma.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 1

    Good Article About Cost of Reinstating Oklahoma Driver's License

    Good Article About Cost of Reinstating Oklahoma Driver's License
    Nice quote from me in today's Daily Oklahoman.  Oklahoma Watch is doing a series about the high cost offenders face when getting out of prison and the author called me to discuss the cost of license reinstatement.  You can't access…
  • Feb 23

    Can the DUI Flyer Prevent Arrest?

    Can the DUI Flyer Prevent Arrest?
    Can a piece of paper get you past an Oklahoma DUI sobriety checkpoint? Anyone familiar with the game “Monopoly” – and many people who are not – recognize the term, "get out of jail free card." The idea of a quick…
  • Jan 30

    Fine line between presenting evidence and being inflammatory

    Fine line between presenting evidence and being inflammatory
    Interesting article today in the American Bar Association Journal about the prosecutor's use of 250 powerpoint slides in his closing.  The Washington Supreme Court overturned the conviction stating the presentation amounted to…
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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/
  • Feb 28

    Police Arrest Two Men for "Icing" the Road after Drunk Driving Crash

    Police Arrest Two Men for "Icing" the Road after Drunk Driving Crash
    According to a recent news report from the Daily Record, New Jersey police arrested two men who were involved in an alleged drunk driving car accident, which they later attempted to cover up. Authorities say one of the two men crashed his…
  • Feb 25

    Amherst Police Arrest Two UMass Students for Drunk Driving

    Amherst Police Arrest Two UMass Students for Drunk Driving
    It should come as no surprise that college students tend to drink more heavily and more often than older Americans. With increased drinking also comes increased risk - not only risk with their own safety, but risk involving the safety of…
  • Feb 22

    Alleged Drunk Driver - a Police Officer - Arrested in Medford

    Alleged Drunk Driver - a Police Officer - Arrested in Medford
    According to a recent news report from CBS Boston, a Medford police officer was arrested for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor (OUI), negligent operation of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of an accident…
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Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Covers Minnesota criminal law topics. By Thomas Gallagher.

http://minneapoliscriminallawyer.liberty-lawyer.com
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Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

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

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Feb 28

    A Lawyer’s Primer for Writers #BookSale

    A Lawyer’s Primer for Writers #BookSale
    Starting March 1, A Lawyer’s Primer for Writers: From Crimes to Courtrooms is a Kindle Countdown Deal. It starts at its lowest sale price, 99 cents, on March 1, with the price increasing incrementally each day until it reaches its…
  • Feb 2

    Valentine’s Day Date…or Court Date?

    Valentine’s Day Date…or Court Date?
    Valentine’s Day is a wonderful time to share an evening with your special one, but it can also go south quickly. Each year, more than a few participants in Valentines’ celebrations end up in police cruisers, and ultimately in…
  • Jan 24

    Lessons for Every Lawyer from My Cousin Vinny

    Lessons for Every Lawyer from My Cousin Vinny
    In honor of Bill Belichick’s reference to My Cousin Vinny in his notable press conference today about deflated balls, I’m re-posting my article on what the movie teaches us about the law. My Cousin Vinny is also listed as one of…
Rank this Week: 2053

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

Provides New York criminal law updates and commentary. By Easton Thompson Kasperek.

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 28

    A Rose By Any Other Name

    A Rose By Any Other Name
    byWilliam t. Easton, aka "Bill", aka "Billy" In recent years our firm has noted the prosecution’s increased use of monikers or “a/k/a”s in the captions of indictments, especially for those defendants charged federally with…
  • Feb 18

    Once Again: Statutory Language Cannot Be Simply Ignored By Prosecutor

    Once Again: Statutory Language Cannot Be Simply Ignored By Prosecutor
    The New York Court of Appeals, in People v Brumfield (2015 NY Slip Op 01377 [2/17/15]), affirmed the holding of the Appellate Division,  Fourth Department (109 AD3d 1105 [4th Dept 9/27/13]), that the District Attorney cannot condition a…
  • Jan 26

    Don’t talk to federal agents. Ever.

    Don’t talk to federal agents. Ever.
    Regent Law Professor James Duane’s lecture “Don’t Talk To The Police,” outlining why citizens should always exercise their 5th Amendment right to remain silent when questioned by government agents can found…
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Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

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

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
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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/
  • Feb 28

    Perilously Close

    Perilously Close
    Linda Carty is on death row in Texas, convicted of the abduction and murder of her neighbor, Joana Rodriguez.  Lise Olsen in the Houston Chronicle:Her conviction rested on the prosecution's theory that Carty, a former school teacher from…
  • Feb 25

    One Killing that Didn't Happen and One Killing that Won't

    One Killing that Didn't Happen and One Killing that Won't
    First to Georgia where the Board of Pardons and Paroles said it reviewed the record and the pleas from lawyers and 21 witnesses.  And then offered Kelly Gissendaner the finger.Die, bitch! Fuck you!Which would seem to have ended…
  • Feb 25

    For a Chance To Chat

    For a Chance To Chat
    It was February 1997 when Doug Gissander was found stabbed repeatedly, murdered, in a remote wooded area of Georgia, about a mile from where his car was recovered.He'd been missing for a week.Gregory Owen pleaded guilty to the murder. But he…
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