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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: 2383

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: 693

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 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…
  • Mar 2

    DUI puts a Non-Criminal in a Criminal Situation

    DUI puts a Non-Criminal in a Criminal Situation
    Sometimes, when I tell someone that I am a DUI lawyer, they'll ask me what it's like to deal with criminals. I will then go on to clarify for the other party that while drinking and driving charges are, in...
Rank this Week: 410

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…
Rank this Week: 1108

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

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

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
Rank this Week: 3363

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/
  • 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…
  • Feb 27

    Sweeny on Adultery and Fornication Prohibition

    Sweeny on Adultery and Fornication Prohibition
    JoAnne Sweeny (University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law) has posted Undead Statutes: The Rise, Fall, and Continuing Uses of Adultery and Fornication Criminal Laws (46 Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, 127 (2014)) on SSRN.…
  • Feb 27

    Moore on Choosing Counsel

    Moore on Choosing Counsel
    Janet Moore (University of Cincinnati College of Law) has posted Democracy Enhancement and the Sixth Amendment Right to Choose on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A democracy deficit undermines the legitimacy of criminal justice systems. People…
Rank this Week: 70

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…
Rank this Week: 452

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/
  • Feb 28

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  • Feb 25

    Centerville DUI – Centerville OVI

    Centerville DUI – Centerville OVI
    If you are arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in Centerville, your Centerville DUI will be heard in the Kettering Municipal Court.  Presiding over all Centerville misdemeanor DUI cases in the Kettering Municipal Court is the…
  • Feb 25

    Centerville DUI – Centerville OVI

    Centerville DUI – Centerville OVI
    If you are arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in Centerville, your Centerville DUI will be heard in the Kettering Municipal Court.  Presiding over all Centerville misdemeanor DUI cases in the Kettering Municipal Court is the…
Rank this Week: 974

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

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

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

    Top 10 Dumb Mistakes Made by People Under the Influence of Alcohol

    Top 10 Dumb Mistakes Made by People Under the Influence of Alcohol
    A recent post on our Los Angeles DUI blog, we spoke about how alcohol affects the brain’s ability to care about mistakes. There’s never a shortage of news to justify that finding. Here are ten of the dumbest mistakes people have…
  • Feb 23

    Research Suggests an Intriguing Reason for Why People Do Stupid Things While DUI in Los Angeles and Elsewhere

    Research Suggests an Intriguing Reason for Why People Do Stupid Things While DUI in Los Angeles and Elsewhere
    One of our recent blog posts covered some strange Los Angeles DUI stories, and today’s tale isn’t any less bizarre. On February 17th, an Australian man presented at a local hospital with a deep chainsaw wound that he had allegedly…
  • Feb 20

    What Happens After a Los Angeles DUI: The Long-term Picture

    What Happens After a Los Angeles DUI: The Long-term Picture
    Los Angeles DUI attorneys completely understand the long-term impact of a DUI conviction. Every case and every individual faces different repercussions. One person may bounce back from a conviction with help from a supportive community.…
Rank this Week: 1840

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

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

    Are Conservatives Better than Liberals at Criminal Justice Reform?

    Are Conservatives Better than Liberals at Criminal Justice Reform?
    The Federalist has a piece up positing that Conservatives are outdoing Liberals at criminal justice reform. Until recently, I would not have taken an article like this seriously. I’m now a few weeks into my time as the Legislative Chair…
  • Feb 21

    If Juries Could Impose the Sentence

    If Juries Could Impose the Sentence
    In Georgia, juries generally don’t get to decide the sentence. Only where the State is seeking death does the jury get a hand in sentencing. Not only do Georgia juries not get a say in sentencing decisions, our law is designed not to…
  • Feb 16

    My Take on Georgia’s Forfeiture Legislation

    My Take on Georgia’s Forfeiture Legislation
    This year, I am the new legislative chair of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. A big part of that job involves evaluating bills before Georgia’s General Assembly and reporting on them to our membership and to our…
Rank this Week: 2523

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal, family and Injury law. By Blair & Kim, PLLC.

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

    Field Sobriety Tests in Washington: Taking the Walk and Turn, Heel to Toe Test

    Field Sobriety Tests in Washington: Taking the Walk and Turn, Heel to Toe Test
    The Walk and Turn, Heel toe test one of the most common SFST’s administered in Washington State. A person will first listen to instructions, then walk in a straight line to show divided attention between mental tasks and physical tasks.…
  • Feb 26

    Field Sobriety Tests in Washington: What is HGN?

    Field Sobriety Tests in Washington: What is HGN?
    Horizontal Nystagmus is one of three common field sobriety tests currently administered by law enforcement officers across Washington State. Nystagmus is an involuntary rapid movement of the eyeball, which may he horizontal, vertical, or…
  • Feb 24

    Case Summary: State of Washington v. Michael Baity and Edward Arnestad

    Case Summary: State of Washington v. Michael Baity and Edward Arnestad
    In State v. Baity, the Washington Supreme Court found the basis for HGN testing, that intoxicated people will exhibit nystagmus, to be generally accepted under Frye. Baity also addressed the admissibility of the 12-step DRE examination, of…
Rank this Week: 3381

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

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

    MOTORCYCLIST WITH NO ALCOHOL IN HIS BLOOD WAITS FIVE MONTHS BEFORE DUI CHARGE IS DISMISSED

    MOTORCYCLIST WITH NO ALCOHOL IN HIS BLOOD WAITS FIVE MONTHS BEFORE DUI CHARGE IS DISMISSED
    In September of 2014, CW was driving his motorcycle in northwestern New York and collided with another motorcycle. A police officer responded to the accident scene and reportedly noticed the odor of alcohol on CW. The officer asked CW to take…
  • Feb 7

    HOW MADD RATES OHIO ON DRUNK DRIVING PREVENTION

    HOW MADD RATES OHIO ON DRUNK DRIVING PREVENTION
    Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) recently released its “2015 Report To The Nation”. The report rates the efforts of each of the 50 states to prevent drunk driving. In the report, MADD uses a five-star system of measures which…
  • Jan 31

    FORENSIC GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY FOR LAWYERS

    FORENSIC GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY FOR LAWYERS
    Last week, I completed a short course in gas chromatography. Completing the course reminded me of what Stephen Covey used to say: “To know and not to do is really not to know.” He is so right. It’s one thing to know the law…
Rank this Week: 2758

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • 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…
  • Feb 26

    Your Right to Remain Silent...cont

    Your Right to Remain Silent...cont
    The Court held that the Court of Appeals erred in affirming the exclusion of respondent's initial statement and the gun because of Officer Kraft's failure to read respondent his Miranda rights before attempting to locate the weapon.…
Rank this Week: 1608

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Feb 26

    Las Vegas Embezzlement Lawyer

    Las Vegas Embezzlement Lawyer
    Embezzlement A person who is charged with embezzlement may find that their ability to earn a living is impaired. Even worse, they may find themselves facing time in jail. It’s vital to act quickly after being charged with embezzlement…
Rank this Week: 1522

California Criminal Attorney Blog

California Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers news and updates on California criminal defense cases. By Law Office of Pilchman & Kay, P.L.C.

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

    Santa Ana Man Charged with Murder After Fatal DUI

    Santa Ana Man Charged with Murder After Fatal DUI
    A Santa Ana man was charged with murder and felony hit and run causing death after killing Pearleen Hopkins on January 28, 2015.  Dallas Reichstein, 46 faces 34 years to life in prison after his SUV struck Hopkins on West MacArthur…
  • Feb 3

    Suge Knight Charged with Murder and Attempted Murder in Los Angele

    Suge Knight Charged with Murder and Attempted Murder in Los Angele
    The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office filed murder and attempted murder charges against Marion "Suge" Knight for allegedly running down two men in Compton. One of the men, Terry Carter, 55, was killed while Cle "Bone" Sloan, has…
  • Jan 28

    Irvine Man Arrested for Gross Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated

    Irvine Man Arrested for Gross Vehicular Manslaughter While Intoxicated
    Irvine resident, Colin Selsted, 27, was arrested after a passenger in his vehicle died as a result of a crash on Shady Canyon Drive. Devon Williams, 23, of Westminster, was transported to Western Medical Center where she died from her…
Rank this Week: 1148

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: 3378

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense and DUI defense law. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey Vallens APC.

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • Feb 28

    Don't Run People Over With Your Car

    Don't Run People Over With Your Car
    Don't Run People Over With Your Car It may seem like common sense, but we really shouldn't run people over with our cars. Unfortunately there seems to be a lot of this going around lately and not just by Suge Knight. Using a car as a weapon…
  • Feb 27

    How Can You Benefit From Proposition 47?

    How Can You Benefit From Proposition 47?
    How Can You Benefit From Proposition 47? A man was arrested recently for the felony charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm in violation of Penal Code Section 29805. The gentlemen was convicted of a felony drug offense over ten…
  • Jan 20

    Finally Something Worth Steeling...Grapes?

    Finally Something Worth Steeling...Grapes?
    Finally, Something Worth Steeling…Grapes? http://napavalleyregister.com/news/local/ex-vineyard-manager-winery-owner-pleads-not-guilty-to-grape/article_366c1816-6577-57b8-b730-c15a655aa796.html And, just so that we are all on the same…
Rank this Week: 2502

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/
  • Feb 28

    Arrested On Spring Break for Alcohol Possession or DUI In Okaloosa County or Walton County?

    Arrested On Spring Break for Alcohol Possession or DUI In Okaloosa County or Walton County?
    Okaloosa County and Walton County Law Enforcement preparing for Spring Breakers…. again. That’s right. Get ready. Every year, thousands of college students come to the beautiful Florida Panhandle Beaches. They are expecting to…
  • Feb 25

    Resisting an Officer With Violence (RAWV) Arrest In Okaloosa County

    Resisting an Officer With Violence (RAWV) Arrest In Okaloosa County
    Resisting “with violence” raises the level of offense to a felony of the third degree, punishable by up to 5 years in prison and a $5,000 fine. Florida Statutes 843.01, lists the four basic elements to prove the crime of Resisting…
  • Feb 20

    Resisting an Officer Without Violence (RAWOV) Arrest In Okaloosa County

    Resisting an Officer Without Violence (RAWOV) Arrest In Okaloosa County
    Under Florida Statute 843.02, the law prohibits Resisting an Officer Without Violence, in all counties, including Okaloosa County. This category of crime is a first degree misdemeanor. The potential penalty is up to 1 year in jail and a…
Rank this Week: 3171

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Feb 28

    2015.43: Don’t Worry, Be Happy …

    2015.43: Don’t Worry, Be Happy …
    … I’ve got your back. (Eat your heart out, Reposa.) Copyright © 2013 Houston criminal-defense lawyer Mark Bennett. This feed is for personal, non-commercial use only. The use of this feed on other websites breaches…
  • Feb 28

    2015.42: Harris County Welcomes Dallas Prosecutor

    2015.42: Harris County Welcomes Dallas Prosecutor
    What do you do if you’re a District Attorney running an office that is under fire for prosecutorial misconduct and in the middle of a hearing (in which current and former prosecutors contradicted each other, themselves, and the…
  • Feb 26

    2015.41: Citron and Richards on Revenge Porn

    2015.41: Citron and Richards on Revenge Porn
    There are two types of advocates of revenge-porn criminalization: there are those who actually propose and try to defend unconstitutional statutes, and those who dispense with First Amendment objections with a wave of a hand, but don’t…
Rank this Week: 281

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black,…

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black, PLLC Blog

Covers DUI and criminal defense.

http://www.aaronblacklaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 28

    What is an Admin Per Se Suspension in Arizona?

    What is an Admin Per Se Suspension in Arizona?
    What is the Admin Per Se? 1)   When you are accused of a DUI, MVD or the Police Officer will suspend your license for 90 days. This is the Admin Per Se Implied Consent suspension. If you refuse the blood or breath test your license…
  • Feb 24

    How to find the best lawyer for me if arrested for a DUI in Scottsdale, AZ

    How to find the best lawyer for me if arrested for a DUI in Scottsdale, AZ
    If you are arrested for a DUI in Scottsdale, Arizona you need immediate representation. Your best option at this point is to hire someone. However, what should you look for in a lawyer's qualifications? The best qualifications you can look…
  • Feb 23

    Best Decision to Make if arrested for a DUI in Phoenix, Arizona - Hire a Lawyer

    Best Decision to Make if arrested for a DUI in Phoenix, Arizona - Hire a Lawyer
    If you are arrested for a DUI in Phoenix, Arizona you need immediate representation. Your best option at this point is to hire somone. However, what should you look for in a lawyer's qualifications? The best qualifications you can look for…
Rank this Week: 4712

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

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

    The 2d Circuit's Busy Week, Pt. 2

    The 2d Circuit's Busy Week, Pt. 2
    Having just reversed itself in the face of an en banc rehearing in Garcia v. John and Jane Does, the Second Circuit next addressed the case of Matthews v. City of New York. This interesting case concerns a NYPD officer's claims that his…
  • Feb 27

    The 2d Circuit's Busy Week, Pt. 1.

    The 2d Circuit's Busy Week, Pt. 1.
    The Second Circuit issued three opinions this week concerning various constitutional claims. If you want a detailed dissection of these issues you have come to the wrong place. If it's a superficial overview you want, with links to the…
  • Feb 24

    Ginning Up the Base

    Ginning Up the Base
    Courtesy of Huffington PostI have always loved the NY Post. Not because of it's great writing or enlightening reporting. And no, not for the gossip, although it's certainly salacious. Rather, I am a long-time fan of the paper's headlines.…
Rank this Week: 566

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/
  • Feb 28

    Injury Crash on Yellowstone Ave. and Oak St. in Pocatello

    Injury Crash on Yellowstone Ave. and Oak St. in Pocatello
    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…
  • Feb 25

    Two-Vehicle Crash in Meridian Injures One

    Two-Vehicle Crash in Meridian Injures One
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Feb 22

    2 vehicle fatality crash in Nampa

    2 vehicle fatality crash in Nampa
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 190

Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

Covers criminal law. By the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition.

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 28

    CCJRC Weekly Legislative Update

    CCJRC Weekly Legislative Update
    CCJRC http://www.ccjrc.org/pdf/Weekly%20Newsletter%20Update%20223docx.pdf
  • Feb 28

    How Portugal Brilliantly Ended the War on Drug

    How Portugal Brilliantly Ended the War on Drug
    ATTN: In the 1990s, Portugal was faced with a drug epidemic. General drug use wasn’t any worse than neighboring countries, but rates of problematic drug use were off the charts. A 2001 survey found that 0.7 percent of its population had…
  • Feb 27

    Sign up for Action Alert

    Sign up for Action Alert
    www.ccjrc.org
Rank this Week: 925

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Feb 28

    Tsarnaev Trial to Stay in Boston

    Tsarnaev Trial to Stay in Boston
    The First Circuit Court of Appeals has denied Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's request to order his trial moved from Boston due to the inability to seat a fair and impartial jury. The vote was 2 to 1: In a dissenting opinion, Circuit Judge Juan…
  • Feb 27

    Pres. Widodo Rejects Clemency, Locals Burn Thief Alive

    Pres. Widodo Rejects Clemency, Locals Burn Thief Alive
    Indonesia President Joko Widodo has rejected Austrialian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's plea for mercy for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, which was made by telephone call earlier in the week. In an interview with daily business…
  • Feb 27

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    Time for a new open thread. All topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 2

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Feb 28

    Service, With A Smile

    Service, With A Smile
    A prelude to all those beloved lawsuits for brutality against police officers is the service of process.  As Douglas Dedinger learned, it’s not without its ironic risks. In order to help out his family and earn a quick $50,…
  • Feb 28

    Exhaustion in the First Degree

    Exhaustion in the First Degree
    Among academics who tend to toe the social justice warrior line, Denver lawprof Nancy Leong tends to be one of the more reasonable, more thoughtful ones.  It’s not that she doesn’t have her perspective, but she’s open…
  • Feb 27

    The Right To Go Red

    The Right To Go Red
    The scenario played out like a bad SNL skit, with an unidentified officer telling her fellow St Louis officers to stop punching, kicking and tasing Cortez Bufford for a moment. “Hold up, everybody hold up, we are red right now, so if…
Rank this Week: 38

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/
  • Feb 28

    DPS border 'surge' failed to reduce drug supplies, which increased

    DPS border 'surge' failed to reduce drug supplies, which increased
    Let's bottom line the effectiveness of Texas' border security measures. DPS and the National Guard aren't immigration enforcers and they score no "apprehensions" following the overwhelming number of documented "detections" of illegal border…
  • Feb 27

    DPS: Surge will take four years to staff, apprehension rate abysmal on border crossing

    DPS: Surge will take four years to staff, apprehension rate abysmal on border crossing
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has suggested hiring and sending 500 additional state troopers to the border. But, Col. Steve McCraw of the Department of Public Safety told the House Committee on Emerging Law Enforcement Issues yesterday that it would…
  • Feb 27

    Lies, damn lies and drug war statistics: DPS edition

    Lies, damn lies and drug war statistics: DPS edition
    The Austin American Statesman reported (Feb. 26) that the Texas Department of Public Safety inflated prices of seized drugs ten-fold just before issuing a pivotal report on its border "surge" to legislators. Reported  Kiah Collier and…
Rank this Week: 67

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Provides information on Denver criminal defense.

http://www.criminallawyerdenver.com/denver-criminal-defense-blog/
  • 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…
  • Feb 26

    Five Possible Ways to Get DUI Charges Dismissed

    Five Possible Ways to Get DUI Charges Dismissed
    Serious legal issues can arise at every stage of police contact with you when you are pulled over. There are serious consequences of being charged with a motor vehicle crime, such as a DUI. Some punishments may include revocation of your…
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Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Find Arizona criminal laws and information for criminal defense defendants by Tempe AZ lawyer criminal defense attorney and Arizona drunk driving legal representation.

http://blog.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 4805

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/
  • 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…
  • Feb 26

    Bill aims to require evaluations to determine likelihood of sex offenders reoffending

    Bill aims to require evaluations to determine likelihood of sex offenders reoffending
    A curfew for CERTAIN sex offenders? The water they are drinking has to be tainted..or spiked w/something!2-26-15 Florida: Two bills in the Florida legislature, SB 336 and HB 387, would require a convicted sex offender to be evaluated to…
  • Feb 26

    Governor signs sex offender bill into law

    Governor signs sex offender bill into law
    2-26-15 Vermont: Gov. Peter Shumlin signed into law a bill to tighten restrictions on sex offenders getting out of prison Wednesday Shumlin thanked House and Senate lawmakers for their work on the bill, which was among the first to be…
Rank this Week: 36

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law…

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, drug charges, drunk driving, misdemeanors and white collar crimes. By the Law Office of Joshua S. Guillory.

http://www.jsguillorylaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 27

    As pot legalization increases, teen pot use is declining

    As pot legalization increases, teen pot use is declining
    We have previously written about the changing approach to drug policy in various parts of the United States. Although marijuana is illegal here in Louisiana for any and all purposes, a significant number of states have legalized marijuana for…
  • Feb 20

    Louisiana's shameful history of prosecutorial misconduct

    Louisiana's shameful history of prosecutorial misconduct
    Our justice system was designed in such a way that when it comes to criminal matters, the government alone can prosecute individuals accused of wrongdoing. There were many reasons the system was set up this way, likely including the hope...
  • Feb 13

    FBI director discusses problems of racism in law enforcement

    FBI director discusses problems of racism in law enforcement
    Even in short-term retrospect, it is clear that 2014 was a year of racial reckoning in the United States. Numerous high-profile cases of unarmed black men being shot and killed by white police officers dominated the news and sparked…
Rank this Week: 3561

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 80

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Actor Will Patton Arrested for DUI in South Carolina

    Actor Will Patton Arrested for DUI in South Carolina
    Actor Will Patton, 60, best known for his roles in Remember The Titans and Armageddon, has been arrested for driving under the influence in South Carolina, according to reports. Patton was held on Tuesday night on Isle of Palm, South…
  • Feb 6

    Former ‘Moesha’ Star Arrested for DUI after Super Bowl in Arizona

    Former ‘Moesha’ Star Arrested for DUI after Super Bowl in Arizona
    A former child star on the sitcom “Moesha” has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in Arizona. The Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office said 28-year-old Marcus Paulk is also suspected of possessing marijuana and drug…
  • Jan 29

    Avoid a DUI Arrest During Gasparilla Weekend

    Avoid a DUI Arrest During Gasparilla Weekend
    In the past, the Tampa Police Department has arrested between 200 and 400 people each Gasparilla weekend on DUI and other alcohol-related charges. Nowadays, many people are issued civil citations for violating open container laws which…
Rank this Week: 3969

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Feb 27

    Lots of official new Colorado data about state's marijuana realities showing lots of job growth

    Lots of official new Colorado data about state's marijuana realities showing lots of job growth
    As detailed in this local article, headlined "Colorado releases trove of marijuana data," the Colorado Department of Revenue today released this 40-page "Annual Update" report that "may very well be largest collection…
  • Feb 27

    "Obama backs pot decriminalization efforts"

    "Obama backs pot decriminalization efforts"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new CNN article reporting on some notable new comments from President Obama concerning marijuana law, policy and reform. Here are the comments: President Barack Obama said states could…
  • Feb 27

    Learning so much already even in first few hours of first Tribal Marijuana Conference

    Learning so much already even in first few hours of first Tribal Marijuana Conference
    I feel extraordinarily fortunate to have been invited to participate the nation’s first ever Tribal Marijuana Conference taking place as I write this post from a huge ballroom at the Tulalip Resort Casino, just North of Seattle. This post…
Rank this Week: 3152

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Feb 27

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Realignment Offender Arrested After Violent Attack: A California man released from custody and placed on light supervision under Realignment is behind bars once again after authorities say he was involved in a violent assault and robbery…
  • Feb 26

    Would We Be Safer if Fewer Were Jailed?

    Would We Be Safer if Fewer Were Jailed?
    The NYT Room for Debate page has a collection of six short articles under the heading above.  The subhead is, "Can the use of jails be reformed to reduce the number of inmates without increasing society's risks?"  The question…
  • Feb 26

    California v. National Crime Rate

    California v. National Crime Rate
    Here is an update on California versus overall United States crime rates.  The table below shows the rates per 100,000 population for the FBI's violent crime index and property crime index for 2011, nine months of which predates the…
Rank this Week: 193

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • 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…
  • Feb 25

    Las Vegas "Road Rage" Killing Actually Self Defense?

    Las Vegas "Road Rage" Killing Actually Self Defense?
    People all across the country have been shocked by a seemingly senseless fatal shooting in Las Vegas, NV, one which apparently stemmed from an earlier road rage incident. As our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers know, no…
Rank this Week: 2151

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • 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…
  • Feb 22

    Are Jurors Biased Against Fat Women?

    Are Jurors Biased Against Fat Women?
    Researchers at Yale University recently conducted a study with 471 mock jurors. Each of them was given a hypothetical criminal case of cheque fraud, together with photographs of four fake defendants. The four accused consisted of a portly…
Rank this Week: 446

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Feb 27

    Reckless Driving Citizenship Concern

    Reckless Driving Citizenship Concern
    A lot of people contact my office after receiving a reckless driving ticket in Virginia and are concerned about how it might affect their citizenship or naturalization process for United States.  It’s definitely an issue that needs…
  • Feb 27

    First DUI Awareness Scholarship Winner

    First DUI Awareness Scholarship Winner
    WOW! What a huge success the 1st scholarship contest was.  There were some really good entries, tons of creativity and well done videos. The goal of the contest was to raise awareness of the dangers of underage drinking and driving.…
  • Feb 16

    Can the Police Search Your Cell Phone for Texting?

    Can the Police Search Your Cell Phone for Texting?
    We all have sensitive and confidential information and personal stuff in our phones, so can the police search them or do they need a warrant? If you have been charged with texting and driving, contact me today for a free case strategy…
Rank this Week: 2020

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
Rank this Week: 483

New York Legal Blog

New York Legal Blog

Offers information and articles related to injury and accident law, criminal law, and immigration law in New York. By the Law Office of Mark Siesel, Esq.

http://www.nylegalblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Bruce Jenner Faces Possible Criminal And Civil Liability In Fatal Car Accident

    Bruce Jenner Faces Possible Criminal And Civil Liability In Fatal Car Accident
    Ex Olympic decathlon star and TV personality Bruce Jenner, 65, was involved in a serious car crash on February 7, 2015 on the Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, CA.  In the accident, 69 year old widow Kim Howe was killed, and five others…
  • Feb 20

    NHL Facing Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Similar To NFL

    NHL Facing Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Similar To NFL
    The National Hockey League was sued by 29 former players in the United States District Court in Minnesota last week, joining several others who brought suit last year against the league contending that the NHL ignored substantial evidence of…
  • Feb 16

    Legendary CBS News Correspondent Bob Simon In Fatal NYC Car Crash

    Legendary CBS News Correspondent Bob Simon In Fatal NYC Car Crash
    On February 11, 2015, famed CBS News and “Sixty Minutes” correspondent Bob Simon, 73, (who won 27 Emmy Awards and reported on the Vietnam War, the 1973 Yom Kippur War, and the Gulf War) was killed in a car crash on the West Side…
Rank this Week: 934

White Collar Wire

White Collar Wire

Covers news, cases, judicial opinions, practical tips and scholarly work regarding white-collar criminal and civil enforcement, grand jury investigations and regulatory compliance. By Jackson R. Sharman, III.

http://jacksharman.com/
  • Feb 27

    Read Our White Collar Magazine on Flipboard. Seriously.

    Read Our White Collar Magazine on Flipboard. Seriously.
    This weekend, flip through White Collar magazine (by Jack Sharman) http://flip.it/rkxEc and follow it for white-collar news and notes. If you don’t use Flipboard, it is very handy as a personalized news aggregator.  …
  • Feb 21

    White Collar Wire Now on Facebook and Tumblr

    White Collar Wire Now on Facebook and Tumblr
      With some trepidation, we finally took the plunge and established a White Collar Wire page on Facebook. Please go over there and “like” it, “friend” it an otherwise approve us.  I promise it will…
  • Feb 20

    When Your Lawyer Dimes You In A Wireless World: Undercover Techniques and White-Collar Investigation

    When Your Lawyer Dimes You In A Wireless World: Undercover Techniques and White-Collar Investigation
    It has become commonplace to note the ascendancy in white-collar investigations of techniques previously reserved for investigations of organized crime and violent, life-and-death offenses. Three recent articles bring the issue around again.…
Rank this Week: 3184

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Domestic Violence Charges Against George Zimmerman Dropped

    Domestic Violence Charges Against George Zimmerman Dropped
    George Zimmerman is the man most prominently known to America as the neighborhood watch leader who fatally shot unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin in Central Florida in 2012. Although he was acquitted of murder in the case, the 31-year-old…
  • Feb 21

    Pregnant Woman Gets 15 Years for DUI Manslaughter that Killed Another Pregnant Woman

    Pregnant Woman Gets 15 Years for DUI Manslaughter that Killed Another Pregnant Woman
    A defendant in a DUI manslaughter case was five months pregnant with her fourth child when she received a sentence of 15 years for killing a pregnant woman outside a hotel in Fort Lauderdale three years ago. Family members of the decedent,…
  • Feb 14

    Sobriety Eye Tests Under Fire in DUI Case

    Sobriety Eye Tests Under Fire in DUI Case
    Police officers swear the eyes never lie, at least when it comes to the horizontal gaze nystagmus exam. The test is routinely used by police officers who suspect a driver is drunk as part of the field sobriety exam. It involves having a…
Rank this Week: 3862

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Police Can’t Search Your Car Because they See a Small Amount of Marijuana

    Police Can’t Search Your Car Because they See a Small Amount of Marijuana
    The Supreme Judicial Court today, February 27, suppressed a search that was triggered by police observing “about an ounce” of marijuana in a car they had stopped for a broken headlight (Commonwealth v. Sheridan, No. SJC-11543).…
  • Feb 19

    Breastfeeding-Related Discrimination Should Be Protected By Law (Even if Men Can Lactate)

    Breastfeeding-Related Discrimination Should Be Protected By Law (Even if Men Can Lactate)
    Angela Ames resigned from her position at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company just three hours after she returned from maternity leave.  Upon her return, she sought access to the company’s lactation rooms and was informed that she…
  • Feb 12

    Amid Opposition, Massachusetts to Revise Rule for Criminal Plea

    Amid Opposition, Massachusetts to Revise Rule for Criminal Plea
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (“SJC”) has issued extensive revisions to the rule governing criminal pleas, which will take effect on May 11, 2015.  As I explain below, while the changes address a narrow issue, they…
Rank this Week: 1824

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law in Florida. By Pawuk & Pawuk, P.A.

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Your Right to Remain Silent

    Your Right to Remain Silent
    In our practice we hear from clients all the time that the police did not read them their rights, meaning Miranda rights, when they are arrested.  Contrary to every television show and most people’s belief – the police…
  • Feb 26

    Traffic stop for dark window tint – probable cause?

    Traffic stop for dark window tint – probable cause?
    Let’s say you just bought a used car.  You never had the windows tinted, the car came like that.  Or let’s say you recently had the windows tinted by a reputable tint dealer.  Then in the middle of the day,…
  • Jan 26

    Juvenile Car Burglarie

    Juvenile Car Burglarie
    One of the most common juvenile crimes that I see are juvenile car burglaries.  These frequently happen in neighborhoods where kids may be walking around at night and trying to open up unlocked cars looking for loose change or…
Rank this Week: 3653

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Maryland DUI defense issues, including breathalyzer tests, DUI checkpoints and blood-alcohol content. By Price Benowitz, LLP.

http://www.marylandduilawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Woman Charged For 4th DUI With Kids in Car

    Woman Charged For 4th DUI With Kids in Car
    A Kansas woman has been arrested and charged with DUI and endangering a child after she was pulled over for drunk driving while her two kids were in the car. According to reports this is the woman’s fourth DUI charge, 3 of which came…
  • Feb 26

    Coach From ‘Remember The Titans’ Movie Arrested For DUI

    Coach From ‘Remember The Titans’ Movie Arrested For DUI
    Actor Will Patton, most famous for playing assistant coach Bill Yoast in the Disney football movie Remember the Titans, was arrested yesterday in South Carolina for DUI. Patton, who is from Charleston, was released on bail and is set to go to…
  • Feb 25

    MD Woman Charged With DUI After Hitting Snowbank

    MD Woman Charged With DUI After Hitting Snowbank
    A Maryland woman has been arrested and charged with DUI after allegedly running off the side of Deep Creek Drive and hitting a snowbank. Maryland State Police who responded to the scene said the woman, Alisa Shafer, shows signs of impairment…
Rank this Week: 1051

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Detroit Police Officer Allegedly Gets Drunk While Possessing Department Issued Gun at Bar, Facing Misdemeanor Charge

    Detroit Police Officer Allegedly Gets Drunk While Possessing Department Issued Gun at Bar, Facing Misdemeanor Charge
    Last week, a Detroit Police Officer allegedly visited a Detroit bar located on Eight Mile Road on three different occasions. Now, she is facing a misdemeanor count of possessing a firearm while intoxicated, according to news reports at…
  • Feb 26

    Conviction Upheld for Homeless New Jersey Man in Burglary Case

    Conviction Upheld for Homeless New Jersey Man in Burglary Case
    Recently, 30-year-old Drew Buechlein’s appeal of his burglary plea conviction was denied by a New Jersey appeals court. Buechlein, who is said to be homeless, pleaded guilty to committing burglary in Westville in 2009. He was sentenced…
  • Feb 24

    Head-on Crash in California Leaves Driver Facing DUI Charge

    Head-on Crash in California Leaves Driver Facing DUI Charge
    On Sunday February 22, five people sustained injuries and had to be hospitalized following a head-on collision in Whittier, CA. One of the five was the driver of a truck, who collided with a Toyota Prius near La Forge Street and Santa…
Rank this Week: 877