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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,…
  • May 31

    Sorting out the Mess in Waco, Texas (Part Four)

    Sorting out the Mess in Waco, Texas (Part Four)
    Section 15.02 of the Texas Penal Code makes criminal conspiracy a crime one level lower than the actual substantive offense. It states: "(a) A person commits criminal conspiracy if, with intent that a felony be committed: (1) he agrees with…
  • May 31

    Sorting out the Mess in Waco, Texas (Part Three)

    Sorting out the Mess in Waco, Texas (Part Three)
    Thus, following the shooting, the police had the right to not only arrest any person they observed shooting weapons at others, they would have the right to conduct a protective sweep of not only the outside of the restaurant, but the inside…
Rank this Week: 770

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/
  • Jul 10

    Real Sobreity is key to Winning a Michigan Driver's License Restoration Appeal

    Real Sobreity is key to Winning a Michigan Driver's License Restoration Appeal
    The most important thing you need to win a Michigan driver's license restoration appeal is real sobriety. You must have honestly quit drinking, and done so for good. The whole point of the license appeal process is to make sure...
  • Jul 6

    1st Offense DUI in Macomb, Oakland or Wayne County, Michigan

    1st Offense DUI in Macomb, Oakland or Wayne County, Michigan
    For most people facing a 1st offense DUI in Michigan, the case marks their first adult contact with the criminal justice system. The sense of apprehension about what will follow can fill the coming days with a sense of fear...
  • Jul 3

    Driver's License Restoration Appeals in Michigan - The big Picture

    Driver's License Restoration Appeals in Michigan - The big Picture
    I have written rather extensively about the need to be eligible to file for and then win a Michigan driver's license restoration or clearance appeal. In this article, I want to begin with an example of how a little-known facet...
Rank this Week: 238

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Jul 5

    Ridley on Police Officers as Gang Sociology Expert

    Ridley on Police Officers as Gang Sociology Expert
    Magdalena Ridley has posted Down by Law: Police Officers as Gang Sociology Experts (Criminal Law Bulletin, Vol. 52, Issue 4, 2016, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Are police officers experts in sociology? In California gang…
  • Jul 4

    Herr & Romanosky on Cyber Crime

    Herr & Romanosky on Cyber Crime
    Trey Herr and Sasha Romanosky (George Washington University - Department of Political Science and Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy) have posted Cyber Crime: Security Under Scarce Resources…
  • Jul 3

    Duff & Marshall on "Remote Harms," "Abstract Endangerment," and the Two Harm Principle

    Duff & Marshall on "Remote Harms," "Abstract Endangerment," and the Two Harm Principle
    R. A. Duff and S. E. Marshall (University of Minnesota Law School and Independent) have posted 'Remote Harms', 'Abstract Endangerment', and the Two Harm Principles (Liberal Criminal Theory: Essays for Andreas von Hirsch, A. P. Simester, et al…
Rank this Week: 107

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 5

    Updated UJI 14-611 Chart

    Updated UJI 14-611 Chart
    Print out and keep this handy.  All the recent jurisprudence on child abuse and neglect has led to numerous changes to our jury instructions.  This chart is an official part of the jury instructions.14-611. Chart. SECTION 30-6-1…
  • Jul 5

    New Mexico Supreme Court to Hear Serious Youthful Offender Case

    New Mexico Supreme Court to Hear Serious Youthful Offender Case
    Note to all criminal defense lawyers representing juveniles who are currently representing children charged as a "serious youthful offender":File your motions now in district court reserving your right to argue any remedies our Supreme Court…
  • Jul 4

    Riedel Reappointed to the Public Defender Commission

    Riedel Reappointed to the Public Defender Commission
    Santa Fe New Mexican and Las Cruces Sun-News reporting the matter.Here is Sun-News article.http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-news/ci_28433378/gov-martinez-reappoints-las-cruces-prosecutor-public-defender
Rank this Week: 1008

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 5

    Crash near Wendell claims one

    Crash near Wendell claims one
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Jul 2

    SE Idaho Law Enforcment to Ride the Rails to Stop Rail Crossing Violation

    SE Idaho Law Enforcment to Ride the Rails to Stop Rail Crossing Violation
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
  • Jul 2

    *UPDATE* High-speed pursuit, US95 south of Lewiston

    *UPDATE* High-speed pursuit, US95 south of Lewiston
    *****UPDATE******UPDATE*****UPDATE****** Suspect has been located and is in custody. *****UPDATE*****UPDATE******UPDATE****** On July 2, 2015, at about 9:43 a.m., the Idaho State Police initiated an enforcement contact on a 2002 Ford pickup…
Rank this Week: 280

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Jul 5

    Examining pot's potential for treatment of veterans' PTSD problem

    Examining pot's potential for treatment of veterans' PTSD problem
    This recent lengthy article about marijuana research struck me as especially worth highlighting as we close out a weekend of patriotic celebrations. The piece is headlined "PTSD And Cannabis -- Can Researchers Cut Through The Politics To…
  • Jul 3

    "The Legal Business Of Marijuana Is Growing But The Industry Lacks Diversity"

    "The Legal Business Of Marijuana Is Growing But The Industry Lacks Diversity"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new NPR Morning Edition segment. Here is the piece's textual teaser: The business of selling marijuana legally — for medical and recreational purposes — is expanding. But so are…
  • Jul 2

    Louisiana now with broadest (and least functional?) medical marijuana laws in South

    Louisiana now with broadest (and least functional?) medical marijuana laws in South
    As effectively reported in this local article, headlined "One word could render Louisiana's medical marijuana law useless, advocates say," there is big marijuana reform news in the Bayou. But, as the article also explains, the…
Rank this Week: 2290

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 5

    How was your 4th?

    How was your 4th?
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Jeffrey: So it's the 4th of July once again. How do you feel about it? I'm sitting at home alone and feeling like an outsider. I don't…
  • Jul 5

    FL - American Horror

    FL - American Horror
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Mike: Megan's law is a sickening display of American law. After finding myself "tricked" by the state of Florida into becoming a…
  • Jul 5

    SC - WHERE LOOKS AND LIES CAN TAKE YOU

    SC - WHERE LOOKS AND LIES CAN TAKE YOU
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Charles Farabee: I'm Charles Farabee, and I'm a sex offender in South Carolina. I moved to Clinton South Carolina in 1996 from…
Rank this Week: 6

Graham Lawyer Blog

Graham Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law, law and technology stories, and first amendment issues from around Eastern Washington. By Stephen Graham.

http://www.grahamlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 5

    Jeffrey Havard and the “Gate-Keeping” Function

    Jeffrey Havard and the “Gate-Keeping” Function
    “Gate-keeping function.” That is what you call the judge’s role in deciding whether to allow an expert witness to testify. The judge is supposed to screen experts to make sure that what they are saying is scientifically…
  • May 10

    Police Cameras in Washington State – 5 Years Later

    Police Cameras in Washington State – 5 Years Later
    Spokane just announced yesterday that 1/2 of the patrol officers will have to wear a body camera as part of a 6-month pilot project. 5 years ago I wrote a blog post asking if people could really imagine the police in this state wearing body…
  • Mar 8

    Spokane Posts Confusing Prostitution Sign

    Spokane Posts Confusing Prostitution Sign
    The City of Spokane posted new signs warning of the impoundment of cars and trucks if people are arrested for patronizing a prostitute. The signs are required by law if a city designates a certain area for tows. The signs are already proving…
Rank this Week: 849

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jul 5

    "A Reassessment of Common Law Protections for 'Idiots'"

    "A Reassessment of Common Law Protections for 'Idiots'"
    The title of this post is the title of this new piece by Michael Clemente recently posted to SSRN. Here is the abstract: When the Eighth Amendment was ratified, common law protections categorically prohibited the execution of “idiots.” On…
  • Jul 5

    New York Times reviews juve problems with modern sex-offender law

    New York Times reviews juve problems with modern sex-offender law
    The front-page of today's New York Times has this lengthy article, headlined "Teenager’s Jailing Brings a Call to Fix Sex Offender Registries." Here are excerpts: Until one day in December, Zachery Anderson was a typical…
  • Jul 4

    "Obama Plans Broader Use of Clemency to Free Nonviolent Drug Offenders"

    "Obama Plans Broader Use of Clemency to Free Nonviolent Drug Offenders"
    The title of this post is the headline of this encouraging lengthy front-page New York Times article. Here are excerpts: Sometime in the next few weeks, aides expect President Obama to issue orders freeing dozens of federal prisoners locked…
Rank this Week: 155

Probable Cause

Probable Cause

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

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Jul 5

    Dieting with Dignity

    Dieting with Dignity
    In my short lifetime (they’re all short, when it comes down to it), I was taught that eating eggs was bad for you. Then it wasn’t. I was taught that you should eat a low-fat, low-carbohydrate diet to live a healthy lifestyle.…
  • Jul 4

    Celebrating the Fourth

    Celebrating the Fourth
    In a way, it is fitting that July 4th is the big celebration of American – United States – freedom. As ConstitutionFacts.com notes: July 4, 1776 wasn’t the day that the Continental Congress decided to declare independence…
  • Jun 11

    Insuring That All Lives Matter

    Insuring That All Lives Matter
    Yes, that’s insuring, and not, ensuring, although I believe one can lead to the other. And I didn’t use any hashtag in the title here because, although I know about the #BlackLivesMatter vs. #AllLivesMatter controversy,…
Rank this Week: 1108

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Jul 5

    Unreasonable, Disparate Punishments for Federal Hydrocodone Cases Coming Soon

    Unreasonable, Disparate Punishments for Federal Hydrocodone Cases Coming Soon
    In 3400 B.C., opium poppy was cultivated in the lower Mesopotamia. It was called the “joy plant” by the Sumerians. Opium through the centuries has been hailed, and used, as a cure to pain. The famed English physician Thomas…
  • Jul 4

    Injustice Spawned by the 851 Federal Repeat Drug Offender Enhancement

    Injustice Spawned by the 851 Federal Repeat Drug Offender Enhancement
    Despite recent changes in the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and new policies regarding drug sentencing issued by the Department of Justice, sentences in federal drug case remain draconian. Section 841 of Title 18, United States Code, sets…
  • Jul 3

    Sloppy Police Work, Good Lawyering Leads to Suppression of Evidence in Child Porn Case

    Sloppy Police Work, Good Lawyering Leads to Suppression of Evidence in Child Porn Case
    Whether Yuri Bershchansky possessed child pornography in November 2010 in violation of Section 2252 (a) (4) (B) and (b) (2) of Title 28, United States Code, will never be truly known. Why? The Department of Homeland Security, in its…
Rank this Week: 4163

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3236

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 5

    Update on a June 10 blog post -- defendant offered a deal, went to trial and was acquitted

    Update on a June 10 blog post -- defendant offered a deal, went to trial and was acquitted
    You can find the updated post here. It includes a link to a relatively detailed news story about the trial and the acquittal.  The defendant was offered a very good plea deal, but turned it down, went to trial and won. It's a good…
  • Jul 3

    The Marine, the Child Pornography and the Unallocated Space

    The Marine, the Child Pornography and the Unallocated Space
    This post examines an opinion recently issued by the U.S.Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals:  U.S. v. Kamara, 2015 WL 2438269 (2015) (per curiam). The opinion begins by explaining that apanel comprised of both officer and…
  • Jul 1

    The Laptop, ColorTyme Rental and Grand Larceny

    The Laptop, ColorTyme Rental and Grand Larceny
    After Charleston Alexandria Williams, Jr. “was convicted in a bench trial of grand larceny in violation of [Virginia] Code § 18.2–95”, he appealed.  Williams v. Commonwealth, 2015 WL 1782088 (Court of Appeals…
Rank this Week: 308

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jul 5

    Egypt Bans Reporters' Use Of ISIS Terminology

    Egypt Bans Reporters' Use Of ISIS Terminology
    Egypt's Foreign Ministry has issued a new style guide for media coverage of terrorism. It bans the use of the words "ISIS, ISIL or Islamic State." It instructs reporters not to use any religious based terms when referring to terrorist…
  • Jul 4

    The Targeted Killings of the Al Harzi Brothers in Iraq and Syria

    The Targeted Killings of the Al Harzi Brothers in Iraq and Syria
    On June 23, the Pentagon announced Tunisian Ali al Harzi, who was a suspect in the 2012 Benghazi embassy attack, was killed in an airstrike in Mosul, Iraq on June 15. Yesterday, the Pentagon announced his brother, Tariq al Harzi, (pictured…
  • Jul 4

    Fourth of July Open Thread

    Fourth of July Open Thread
    As America celebrates Freedom and Independence today, here are some thoughts on what they mean. Happy Fourth of July, everyone. I hope you all have a great day planned. When you return, please tell us about it. This is an open thread,…
Rank this Week: 2

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Jul 5

    Löschung ungerechtfertigter Betreibungen

    Löschung ungerechtfertigter Betreibungen
    Nach heutigem Recht kann eine Betreibung eingeleitet werden, ohne dass vorgängig kontrolliert wird, ob überhaupt eine Forderung besteht (Art. 67 SchKG). Gemäss einer Medienmitteilung vom 1. Juli 2015 sieht der Bundesrat zwei…
  • Jul 4

    Europäischer Datenschutzbeauftragter (EDSB) veröffentlicht Jahresbericht 2014

    Europäischer Datenschutzbeauftragter (EDSB) veröffentlicht Jahresbericht 2014
    Der Europäische Datenschutzbeauftragte (EDSB) veröffentlichte am 2. Juli 2015 seinen Jahresbericht für das vergangene Jahr. Dieser behandelt u.a. folgende Themengebiete (Auswahl):Wichtigste Veröffentlichungen 2014: (i)…
  • Jun 30

    VGer Kanton Bern 100.2013.247U: Abgrenzung des Privateigentum

    VGer Kanton Bern 100.2013.247U: Abgrenzung des Privateigentum
    Das Verwaltungsgericht (VGer) des Kantons Bern hatte im vorliegenden Fall (Urteil 100.2013.247U vom 23. April 2015) im Zusammenhang mit der Kostenverteilung im Rahmen wissenschaftlicher Untersuchungen (insb. Ausgrabungsarbeiten einer…
Rank this Week: 3025

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 5

    Addendum to good bills passed in 84th TX Legislature

    Addendum to good bills passed in 84th TX Legislature
    Reacting to Grits' Greatest Hits compilation on criminal-justice reform from the 84th Texas Legislature, state Rep. James White, vice chair of the Corrections Committee, emailed yesterday to suggest I'd missed a few with which he was…
  • Jul 4

    Historical lament over habeas limits, partisan election of DA

    Historical lament over habeas limits, partisan election of DA
    Grits was pleased to learn from the newsletter of the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society of the Texas Constitution History blog, a project of Justice Michael Massengale of the First Court of Appeals. Give it a look-see.Browsing around, I…
  • Jul 3

    The Un-Exonerated

    The Un-Exonerated
    Fran and Dan Keller never molested any children at their Austin day care as part of a satanic cult, as Travis County prosecutors alleged at their trial. But they are unlikely to ever be declared innocent by the courts, reported Craig Malisow…
Rank this Week: 196

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 5

    #RedditRevolt

    #RedditRevolt
    I refer to reddit often in the comments here, for people who are interested in criminal law issues but lack the background, education or knowledge necessary to have a firm grasp of issues or law. Plus, those who feel compelled to scream,…
  • Jul 5

    The Dangerous Dilemma of Dignity

    The Dangerous Dilemma of Dignity
    Has enough time passed since the joy of Obergefell v. Hodges has given way to fighting over who gets custody of the Barbra Streisand albums? Being all in favor of gay marriage under equal protection analysis, there was nothing…
  • Jul 5

    Reduced To Jargon

    Reduced To Jargon
    Certainly, when former McKinney, Texas Cpl. Eric Casebolt pulled his gun on kids for swimming in strange waters, together with a host of other really bad career choices, it was a subject of serious interest and concern. As it turns out,…
Rank this Week: 33

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Jul 5

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 117

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 117
    und „Vor dem Examen übergaben wir uns“ — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen,…
  • Jul 3

    Strafprozessordnung (mit GVG und Nebengesetzen)

    Strafprozessordnung (mit GVG und Nebengesetzen)
    Das Strafprozessrecht ist die „Königsdisziplin“ der Strafverteidigung und hervorragende Kenntnisse im Verfahrensrecht sind praktisch unabdingbar. Der StPO-Handkommentar von Meyer-Goßner / Schmitt ist ein wertvolles und…
  • Jun 29

    Generalstaatsanwalt kämpft mit „Schaum vor dem Mund“

    Generalstaatsanwalt kämpft mit „Schaum vor dem Mund“
    Der Ministerpräsident von Mecklenburg-Vorpommern heißt Erwin Sellering und er hat zwei Probleme: Eines heißt Helmut Trost und ist Generalstaatsanwalt, das zweite ist die Justizministerin Uta-Maria Kuder. Sie hat die…
Rank this Week: 3144

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Palumbo & Associates, P.C.

http://www.trafficticketlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2582

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 4

    Case o' The Week: Crawford and Kozinski, a Patriotic Pair - Esparaza and Testimonial Evidence

    Case o' The Week: Crawford and Kozinski, a Patriotic Pair - Esparaza and Testimonial Evidence
      Nothing more patriotic for the Fourth of July than a case upholding core constitutional rights (and a remarkable article advocating for greater justice in our system of criminal law and procedure).United States v. Esparza, 2015 WL…
  • Jul 2

    United States v. Pocklington, No. 13-50461…

    United States v. Pocklington, No. 13-50461 (McKeown with Kleinfeld and M. Smith) --- The Ninth Circuit held that a district court lacks jurisdiction under 18 U.S.C. § 3565(c) to retroactively revoke probation after the probation term…
  • Jul 1

    Two of today's decisions involve a…

    Two of today's decisions involve a question about the proper decision maker in § 2254 habeas cases for the stay-and-abeyance procedure described in Rhines v. Weber, 544 U.S. 269 (2005).  The third involves a collateral attack on a…
Rank this Week: 153

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/
  • Jul 4

    The issue in this case is whether plaintiff is entitled for damage

    The issue in this case is whether plaintiff is entitled for damage
    A Kings Construction Accident Lawyer said that, by notice of motion filed on January 6, 2011, defendant moves pursuant to CPLR 3212 for an order granting summary judgment in his favor on the issue of liability and dismissing plaintiff's…
  • Jul 2

    A Kings Workers Compensation Lawyer

    A Kings Workers Compensation Lawyer
    “An insurer's duty to defend is broader than its duty to indemnify, such that an insurer may be obligated to defend its insured even if, at the conclusion of an underlying action, it is found to have no obligation to indemnify its…
  • Jun 29

    A Kings Workers Compensation Lawyer

    A Kings Workers Compensation Lawyer
    A Kings Workers Compensation Lawyer said that, in an action to recover damages for personal injury, and a third-party action, inter alia, for a judgment declaring that the third-party defendant Insurance Company is obligated to defend and…
Rank this Week: 398

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

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

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Jul 4

    Fourth of July DUI Checkpoints: Enjoy Your Drinks, Just Don’t Drive Afterward

    Fourth of July DUI Checkpoints: Enjoy Your Drinks, Just Don’t Drive Afterward
    This weekend is a holiday, which means there’ll be barbeques, parties, fun, beer…and DUI checkpoints. What Are DUI Checkpoints? A DUI checkpoint is a station where law enforcement will pull over every vehicle on the road.…
  • Jun 27

    Cyberstalkers: You Can Type, But You Can’t Always Hide

    Cyberstalkers: You Can Type, But You Can’t Always Hide
    What Is Cyberstalking? Cyberstalking is an online, or electronic, attack on another person that is intended to exact control or revenge, harass, humiliate, and/or frighten that person, and sometimes his/her loved ones as well. Often…
  • Jun 14

    Copyright Trolling: Don’t Be a Victim

    Copyright Trolling: Don’t Be a Victim
    What Is a “Copyright Troll”? It’s a pejorative term for a party (for example, a company that buys or owns copyrights) who aggressively enforces its owned copyrights through threat of litigation. These companies use frivolous…
Rank this Week: 1542

Orange County Criminal Attorneys…

Orange County Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal justice, family law and Orange County DWI news. By Lauren Johnson, Attorney At Law

http://www.orangecountycriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 4

    Supreme Court OK’s Intermittently Working Lethal Injection Drug

    Supreme Court OK’s Intermittently Working Lethal Injection Drug
    Earlier this week the United States Supreme Court upheld a ruling allowing the use of Midazolam, a drug that causes deep unconsciousness in those sentenced to death by lethal injection. Subsequent to Midazolam, a second and third injection…
  • Jul 2

    Laguna Beach Dog Walkers to Watch for Neighborhood Crime

    Laguna Beach Dog Walkers to Watch for Neighborhood Crime
    Dog walkers in Laguna Beach will have another duty to perform aside from walking the canines and picking their poop. Soon they could become the neighborhood’s eyes and ears when it comes to spotting suspicious people. The Laguna Beach…
  • Jun 25

    Orange County Attorney to Serve Time for Laundering Money for Local Drug Dealer

    Orange County Attorney to Serve Time for Laundering Money for Local Drug Dealer
    One local attorney now probably wishes he thought twice before he agreed to befriend a local drug kingpin. On Monday United States District Court Judge James V. Selna sentenced Richard Brizendine to spend 3 months in prison and serve 2…
Rank this Week: 1354

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/
  • Jul 4

    After their sentences are complete, sexually violent predators are allowed to register as 'homeless'

    After their sentences are complete, sexually violent predators are allowed to register as 'homeless'
    7-4-15 Colorado: DENVER - A recently released sexually violent predator registered his Denver address as "homeless," which turns out to be a common occurrence. Earlier this week, Denver police posted a community notification on…
  • Jul 2

    New state law provides more oversight for sex offender

    New state law provides more oversight for sex offender
    Unfortunately there is no known advocate in TN fighting nonsensical laws. Lawmakers failed to do their research, in Georgia lawmakers also tried to force registrants to provide passwords, but federal court issued an injunction which stopped…
  • Jul 2

    3 charged with Troy arson now face murder charge

    3 charged with Troy arson now face murder charge
    Posted in Related Deaths (Note: The persons who started the fire were targeting a sex offender who also lived in the building.)7-2-15 New York: TROY -- Three people were arraigned Thursday in Rensselaer County Court for their alleged roles…
Rank this Week: 24

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 4

    WHO IS PROTECTING OUR CONSTITUTION NOW?

    WHO IS PROTECTING OUR CONSTITUTION NOW?
    It’s Independence Day. We’re celebrating our freedom, and we’re celebrating everything which makes the U.S.A. a great nation. One thing which makes this nation great is it’s ultimately governed by laws, not people. The…
  • Jun 27

    STOP FOR MINOR OFFENSE OUTSIDE OFFICER’S JURISDICTION IS UNLAWFUL

    STOP FOR MINOR OFFENSE OUTSIDE OFFICER’S JURISDICTION IS UNLAWFUL
    Suppose you are driving around Columbus on I-270 and an officer pulls you over for speeding. The officer gets out of his cruiser and walks up to your car. When the officer reaches your window, you see on his uniform he is from the Cincinnati…
  • Jun 13

    SHOULD ALL VEHICLES BE EQUIPPED WITH ALCOHOL SENSORS?

    SHOULD ALL VEHICLES BE EQUIPPED WITH ALCOHOL SENSORS?
    How frustrating would it be if your car won’t start because you recently used mouthwash, put on cologne, or ate a cinnamon roll? That frustration could be real if the federal government ultimately requires alcohol sensors in cars.…
Rank this Week: 2845

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: 3003

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/
  • Jul 3

    Warren McCleskey - Maybe Yet

    Warren McCleskey - Maybe Yet
    Monday the Supreme Court issued its opinions (yes, that's intentionally plural) in Glossip v. Gross addressing how Oklahoma gets to go about killing folks.  Writing for 5 of the the Supremes, which is all it takes, Hang 'em…
  • Jul 2

    Inverting Blackstone

    Inverting Blackstone
    It's called the "Blackstone Ratio" after William Blackstone who said it wasbetter that ten guilty persons escape, than that one innocent suffer.It is a lovely idea.  One we pay homage to while patting ourselves on the back about the…
  • Jul 1

    The Banality of Samantha Hill

    The Banality of Samantha Hill
    Apparently I was mistaken.I was deeply moved by the families of the victims of the Charleston killings.  I thought it a wondrous thing, not to forget, but to forgive.  To return mercy for hatred.  That's a theme here, of…
Rank this Week: 251

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, DWI, and police misconduct. By Christian Souza.

http://www.dallascriminalappealslawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 3

    FREQUENT JURY ARGUMENT QUESTIONS IN DALLAS AREA

    FREQUENT JURY ARGUMENT QUESTIONS IN DALLAS AREA
    I often hear defendants and trial lawyers in Dallas complaining about things that prosecutors in have said during closing argument (in Dallas, Tarrant County/Fort Worth, Collin County, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall) in cases ranging from…
  • Jun 26

    COMMON DEADLY WEAPON FINDING QUESTIONS

    COMMON DEADLY WEAPON FINDING QUESTIONS
    A question that comes up in the majority of contested felony cases outside of the drug and child abuse contexts, at least as cases that go to trial in the Dallas courts, is whether a deadly weapon was involved. This factor is also very…
  • Jun 20

    SPECIFIC INTENT TO KILL FOUND BY DALLAS COURT OF APPEALS

    SPECIFIC INTENT TO KILL FOUND BY DALLAS COURT OF APPEALS
    The Dallas Court of Appeals earlier this year decided an issue involving the state of mind requirements for capital murder in a case on appeal from a Criminal District Court in Dallas. In capital murder cases an certain other offenses the…
Rank this Week: 3691

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.bostonsexualabuselawyer.com/
  • Jul 3

    Council on Sexual Assault Re-Launched

    Council on Sexual Assault Re-Launched
    Help is on the way for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Nearly one in six Massachusetts women has experienced rape or sexual assault in their lifetime. That's why Governor Charlie Baker is re-launching a council to tackle…
  • Jul 1

    Mass. Man Arrested in New York for Rape

    Mass. Man Arrested in New York for Rape
    A man wanted in Massachusetts for allegedly raping a child was arrested Tuesday in the town of Austerlitz, New York, according to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Zachary Santoro, 28, was arrested on a warrant at his home on Rapp Road,…
  • Jun 29

    Former Prep Student Alleges Abuse

    Former Prep Student Alleges Abuse
    A former student at a Massachusetts preparatory school has filed a federal lawsuit alleging he was sexually abused by a faculty member while on athletic trips to Connecticut in the 1980s. The former Deerfield Academy student names the school…
Rank this Week: 94

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jul 3

    Winnipeg Family Law Lawyer Critically Injured in Bomb Explosion

    Winnipeg Family Law Lawyer Critically Injured in Bomb Explosion
    Earlier today a bomb exploded at Winnipeg family law firm, Petersen King. The National Post reports that lawyer Maria Mitousis, age 35, is the only victim and has lost a hand in the blast. Other sources suggest she may also lose her other…
  • Jul 2

    Will Your Marriage Survive? Predictors of Divorce

    Will Your Marriage Survive? Predictors of Divorce
    Social scientists in the United States say that how a couple deals with conflict in their relationship is a good predictor of whether the couple’s marriage will survive. Dr. John Gottman from the University of Washington and Dr. Robert…
  • Jun 29

    Goldie Hawn’s Ex Accuses Her of Parental Alienation

    Goldie Hawn’s Ex Accuses Her of Parental Alienation
    How could you not fall in love with Goldie Hawn? She was the giggly blonde, with her bikini and body paint on Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In, a role that launched her career. Do you also remember the Hudson Brothers? Bill, Mark and Brett…
Rank this Week: 385

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 3

    Criminal Issues Associated with July 4th Celebration

    Criminal Issues Associated with July 4th Celebration
    Our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert hope you have an enjoyable and safe July 4th Weekend spent with friends and family. While the 4th of July - which marks the birth of the…
  • Jun 30

    Federal Hiring Rules vs. State Marijuana Law

    Federal Hiring Rules vs. State Marijuana Law
    In many states across the country, marijuana use is becoming more and more accepted; laws in various states now allow recreational and/or medical use of marijuana or have eased the penalties associated with using the drug once criminalized…
  • Jun 29

    Supreme Court Approves Continued Use of Problematic Execution Drug

    Supreme Court Approves Continued Use of Problematic Execution Drug
    Yesterday, in the case of Glossip v. Gross, the United States Supreme Court ruled against three death row inmates who were seeking to prevent the use of a certain lethal injection drug that can cause excruciating pain. The majority opinion,…
Rank this Week: 1087

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Covers Colorado Springs criminal defense, injury, and accident news.

http://www.coloradospringsattorneys.org/blog/
  • Jul 3

    $7.1 Million Settlement in Lawsuit Over Cyclist Death

    $7.1 Million Settlement in Lawsuit Over Cyclist Death
    The family of a man killed while cycling in the Tour de Fair Haven has settled a lawsuit against the race organizers for $7.1 million. The case settled during jury selection. Cole Porter, an avid cyclist, was racing in the … The post…
  • Jul 2

    Texting and Driving

    Texting and Driving
    Here is an excellent essay we received for one of our two $500 scholarships: How can we get people to stop texting and driving? At my high school, I was the president of Students Against Destructive Decisions, or SADD. The … The post…
  • Jun 30

    Second Lawsuit Filed Against Jenner for Fatal Car Accident

    Second Lawsuit Filed Against Jenner for Fatal Car Accident
    A second lawsuit has been filed in connection with a fatal four-car crash in Malibu on Pacific Coast Highway. The February accident resulted in the death of Kim Howe, whose family has already filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The chain…
Rank this Week: 3182

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
  • Jul 3

    PROPOSED ILLINOIS LAW TAKES MARIJUANA OUT OF THE DUI TRACE LAW

    PROPOSED ILLINOIS LAW TAKES MARIJUANA OUT OF THE DUI TRACE LAW
    A proposed Illinois law would resolve some of the conflict between liberalized marijuana laws and their impact on DUI. Under a current Illinois law, known as the “trace law,” you may be convicted of DUI if you have any unlawful…
  • Jun 18

    “BUT I WASN’T NEAR MY CAR!”: THE “DRIVING” IN ILLINOIS DUI

    “BUT I WASN’T NEAR MY CAR!”: THE “DRIVING” IN ILLINOIS DUI
    If you are walking down the street, it seems reasonable to assume that you aren’t in the act of driving. Yet, under Illinois law, you can be charged with drunk driving even if you are nowhere near your car. How … Continue reading…
  • Jun 8

    Can the Police Stop You for Switching Seats in Illinois?

    Can the Police Stop You for Switching Seats in Illinois?
    You and your friend just came from a party. You were driving, but you started to feel sick. You pulled over to let your passenger drive. That’s when the police officer came up behind you. Now you’re charged with DUI. ……
Rank this Week: 2349

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2690

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Jul 3

    Supreme Court Steps in to Protect Privacy Right

    Supreme Court Steps in to Protect Privacy Right
    Anyone who has ever watched a television or movie crime drama has watched a scene where law enforcement officers go to a hotel or motel and find a critical piece of information by checking the establishment’s records. This is an…
  • Jun 30

    Relative Adoption

    Relative Adoption
    It’s very common for family members to temporarily or permanently care for the child of another relative. Nationally, more than 2.5 million children are being raised by family members other than their parents. Often, these family…
  • Jun 19

    Not Driving a Car Doesn’t Protect You From DUI Charges in Florida

    Not Driving a Car Doesn’t Protect You From DUI Charges in Florida
    As the Stanley Cup nears its end, it seems like an appropriate time to talk about Steven James Anderson. Nope, he’s not a little known hockey star. He’s the man who was arrested in February for Driving Under the Influence…
Rank this Week: 2656

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/
  • Jul 3

    Fort Lauderdale DUI Arrests Spike on July 4th Holiday

    Fort Lauderdale DUI Arrests Spike on July 4th Holiday
    This Independence Day, travel experts estimate some 35 million people are going to travel by car to BBQs, pools, beaches, parades and firework shows. Many people celebrate these occasions with booze. In fact, authorities say in 2013,…
  • Jun 29

    Report: South Florida Communities May Lower Marijuana Possession Penaltie

    Report: South Florida Communities May Lower Marijuana Possession Penaltie
    A number of cities are weighing local proposals to reduce the penalties for low-level possession of marijuana. The measures would effectively decriminalize possessing the drug in small amounts for personal possession. So far, council…
  • Jun 27

    Hodgkins v. State - Florida Murder Conviction Overturned

    Hodgkins v. State - Florida Murder Conviction Overturned
    A man convicted of murder will soon be released after the Florida Supreme Court ordered the lower court to enter acquittal, upon finding DNA evidence of defendant's DNA under victim's fingernails was not enough proof of guilt. The court…
Rank this Week: 4914

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Jul 3

    Independence Township Man Charged with First-Degree Murder of Wife to Undergo Psychological Testing

    Independence Township Man Charged with First-Degree Murder of Wife to Undergo Psychological Testing
    On May 29, 32-year-old Joseph Mauti of Independence Township was taken into custody for allegedly killing his wife, 3-year-old Lindsey Mauti, with a baseball bat. According to news reports at The Oakland Press, Mauti beat his wife and dog in…
  • Jul 2

    Judge Rejects Appeal in Aaron Hernandez Murder Case

    Judge Rejects Appeal in Aaron Hernandez Murder Case
    In April of this year, 25-year-old Aaron Hernandez, former tight end for the New England Patriots, was found guilty of first-degree murder in the June 2013 shooting of Odin Lloyd in a deserted industrial park. Lloyd was allegedly dating the…
  • Jun 30

    Largest Drug Bust in New Hampshire’s Recent History Following Shooting of Woman

    Largest Drug Bust in New Hampshire’s Recent History Following Shooting of Woman
    Recently, a 24-year-old woman was shot in her apartment in what was reportedly an attempted home invasion. According to CBS Boston, Jeanette Hardy was shot on June 22; she was treated for injuries that were said not to be life threatening.…
Rank this Week: 367

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David M. Boertje.

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 3

    Can I Be Charged for the Same Crime Twice in Different States?

    Can I Be Charged for the Same Crime Twice in Different States?
    This blog seeks to explain two basic concepts in criminal law which tends to lead to significant confusion: double jeopardy, and dual sovereignty. Double jeopardy is a constitutional principle that comes from the double jeopardy clause in the…
  • Jul 1

    Mother and Son Apprehended by U.S. Marshalls in San Diego

    Mother and Son Apprehended by U.S. Marshalls in San Diego
    In a bizarre twist of events, a man named Richard Perillo was apprehended (arrested) by U.S. Marshalls in San Diego recently for a botched attempted-murder conspiracy.  Mr. Perillo and his mother, Renee Perillo, have been wanted in…
  • Jun 26

    State Legislatures Coming Down on Campus Rapes in California Universitie

    State Legislatures Coming Down on Campus Rapes in California Universitie
    Although the topic of campus rape has made national headlines, the state of California is no doubt the most aggressive when it comes to addressing sexual assault on campuses.  Last month, California Attorney General Kamala Harris and…
Rank this Week: 2618

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1290

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

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

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 3

    Recently Elected—and Soon Forced to Resign? [DUI Consequences!]

    Recently Elected—and Soon Forced to Resign? [DUI Consequences!]
    People in big cities have grown fairly accustomed to the shenanigans of their elected officials. A politician’s arrest for a Los Angeles DUI might make the headlines one day, but the story would soon disappear to the back page. But the…
  • Jun 29

    Police Will Remember This Crazy DUI Arrest

    Police Will Remember This Crazy DUI Arrest
    When people are arrested for DUI in Los Angeles, they may harbor the hope that the arresting officer will go easy on them. But it probably won’t help their case if some unpleasant incident—like getting sick all over the back of…
  • Jun 24

    Stats and Facts on DUI – Where Does California Rank?

    Stats and Facts on DUI – Where Does California Rank?
    Wallethub.com’s recent ranking of the strictest states for DUI enforcement (California came out 31st) also contained some interesting statistics about impaired driving. If California follows the national trend, for example, the number…
Rank this Week: 4664

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/
  • Jul 3

    2015 4th of July DUI Patrol - Ghost car

    2015 4th of July DUI Patrol - Ghost car
    DPS unveils 'ghost' cars for 4th of July DUI enforcement. The new 'ghost' cars have police graphics that make them hard to spot when driving. Each holiday weekend DPS arrest 300-400 people for driving while impaired. Last year alone,…
  • Apr 3

    How do I get my license back after an ARS 28-1385 Admin Per Se Suspension?

    How do I get my license back after an ARS 28-1385 Admin Per Se Suspension?
    How do I get my license back after the ARS 28-1385 Admin Per Se Suspension? The ARS 28-1385 Admin Per Se suspension is 90 days. The first 30 days there is absolutely no driving. If you finish an alcohol screening (1 hour meeting with…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4508

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 3

    TV Anchors Making DUI News [Themselves]

    TV Anchors Making DUI News [Themselves]
    When you report the news—whether you’re describing a fire in Chicago or a high-profile arrest for DUI in Los Angeles—you don’t want to end up as a story on the 6 p.m. broadcast. But that’s just what’s…
  • Jun 29

    Police and the DUI Driver and the City

    Police and the DUI Driver and the City
    Police officers are constantly on the lookout for drivers whom they can charge with a DUI in Los Angeles. So the last thing that impaired motorists usually want to do is to call attention to themselves and their driving. But in two recent…
  • Jun 24

    Los Angeles DUI Cases in Question

    Los Angeles DUI Cases in Question
    Hundreds of drivers found guilty of a Los Angeles DUI are getting another (unwelcome) day in court. An investigation by county prosecutors and the FBI has revealed that a former court clerk may have fixed as many as 1,000 DUI and other…
Rank this Week: 1235

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Jul 3

    OUI on an ATV in Maine

    OUI on an ATV in Maine
    All-terrain vehicles, also known as ATVs, are popular in Maine for both transportation and recreation. Maine residents and tourists alike enjoy Maine’s ATV trails as a way to get closer to Maine’s natural beauty. Since many ATV…
  • Jul 2

    What does it mean to plead nolo contendere?

    What does it mean to plead nolo contendere?
    When facing a criminal charge at court, most people know you can either enter a plea of Not Guilty, or you can enter a plea of Guilty. A few have heard of another type of plea called nolo contendere, or “pleading nolo” for short.…
  • Jun 27

    What is the fine for shoplifting in Maine?

    What is the fine for shoplifting in Maine?
    The question (what is the fine for shoplifting in Maine?) is one I hear from many clients facing theft charges.  If convicted of a theft charge in Maine, they could face jail time in addition to a court fine, and perhaps even civil…
Rank this Week: 3070

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 3

    Suspected Arsonists Sought

    Suspected Arsonists Sought
    Illinois state police are investigating a series of six fires that occurred last January that they believe were intentionally caused by two suspected arsonists. The fires involved a historic school house, a house whose occupants managed to…
  • Jun 30

    Murder Conviction Reinstated by Illinois Supreme Court

    Murder Conviction Reinstated by Illinois Supreme Court
    The Illinois Supreme Court reversed the decision of a lower court of appeals and reinstated the first-degree murder conviction and 70-year sentence of Mark Downs, who shot and killed a 6-year-old boy, Nico Contreras, in his sleep. The…
  • Jun 26

    Firearms, Clothing Provide Possible Link to Chicago Home Invasion

    Firearms, Clothing Provide Possible Link to Chicago Home Invasion
    Police investigating a Chicago home invasion have recovered firearms and clothing that may further link the suspects, who are already in custody, to the crime. But even if police can prove that the items belonged to the suspects, that fact…
Rank this Week: 3010

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
  • Jul 3

    “The America I Believe In”: 3 Hopes for this July 4th

    “The America I Believe In”: 3 Hopes for this July 4th
    I see this poster every day in the main hallway of our Amnesty International office: it depicts the Statue of Liberty and reads: “The America I believe in leads the world on human rights.” It’s aspirational. And in too many…
  • Jul 2

    10 Questions about the UK Spying on Amnesty International

    10 Questions about the UK Spying on Amnesty International
    Yesterday, the UK’s Investigatory Powers Tribunal informed Amnesty International that British intelligence agency GCHQ had spied on the human rights organization by intercepting and accessing its email…
  • Jul 2

    From Albert Woodfox to Kalief Browder: The Devastation of Solitary Confinement

    From Albert Woodfox to Kalief Browder: The Devastation of Solitary Confinement
    The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture has specifically condemned Woodfox’s treatment as torture and called on the United States to eliminate the use of prolonged isolation. Albert’s case has returned to the spotlight in the past…
Rank this Week: 26