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Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Fatal Crash on US-93, north of Salmon

    Fatal Crash on US-93, north of Salmon
    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…
  • Oct 17

    ingle vehicle rollover near Burley

    ingle vehicle rollover near Burley
    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…
  • Oct 17

    Update - ISP investigating vehicle vs. horse crash near Pine Creek

    Update - ISP investigating vehicle vs. horse crash near Pine Creek
    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…
Rank this Week: 151

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

http://www.lawbabcock.com/blog
  • Oct 19

    Why an attorney for a federal sentencing reduction?

    Why an attorney for a federal sentencing reduction?
    Several individuals have asked me why the need for an attorney to reduce federal drug sentences.  If the law is going to change, why do I need to hire a criminal defense lawyer? In the first place, the reduction in sentence is not…
  • Oct 19

    Por qué un abogado para las reducciones federales de oraciones?

    Por qué un abogado para las reducciones federales de oraciones?
    Varias personas me han preguntado por qué deben usar un abogado para reducir sus sentencias federales de narcoticas. Si la ley va a entrar en vigor, ¿por qué tengo que tener una sentencia reducida a un abogado? En primer…
  • Oct 12

    A Green Light For Federal Sentencing Reduction

    A Green Light For Federal Sentencing Reduction
      In less than three weeks, the biggest reform in federal sentencing law will go into effect unless in the unlikely event Congress decides to repeal the changes. The United States Sentencing Commission has voted unanimously to roll back…
Rank this Week: 3861

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Oct 19

    Cultivating Marijuana and Relying on your Maine Medical Marijuana Card

    Cultivating Marijuana and Relying on your Maine Medical Marijuana Card
    So... you want to grow some weed because you have a Maine Medical Marijuana card.  Well, before you go down that road, you better become intimately familiar with the regulations governing the cultivation of marijuana with respect to…
  • Oct 13

    Hazing in sports and legal ramification

    Hazing in sports and legal ramification
    As a former resident of NJ, I was horrified to learn of the hazing incidents that took place at Sayerville War Memorial High School in Sayerville, NJ.  It's unknown whether this particular form of hazing is something new this year or if…
  • Sep 29

    Attorney Anthony Sineni Arrested and Charged with Domestic Violence Assault and other Serious Criminal Charge

    Attorney Anthony Sineni Arrested and Charged with Domestic Violence Assault and other Serious Criminal Charge
    Prominent local Portland criminal defense attorney, Anthony Sineni, was charged over the weekend with Domestic Violence Assault (Class D misdemeanor), 3 counts of Tampering with Evidence/Witness/Victim (Class C felony) and Theft in Excess of…
Rank this Week: 4173

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/
  • Oct 19

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download
    in criminal law and procedure ejournals are here. The usual disclaimers apply. RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 356 A 'Holocaust in Slow Motion?' America's Mass Incarceration and the Role of Discretion Mark William Osler and Mark W. Bennett…
  • Oct 19

    "Rob Cary's Book on Senator Ted Stevens"

    "Rob Cary's Book on Senator Ted Stevens"
    Ellen Podgor has this post at White Collar Crime Prof Blog praising the book. In part: Discovery in a criminal case is incredibly important, and this book emphasizes its importance in the criminal justice system and to society. In white...
  • Oct 18

    "Eric Holder's Piddling Change to Appeal Waivers"

    "Eric Holder's Piddling Change to Appeal Waivers"
    Bill Otis has this post at Crime & Consequences: The Attorney General has directed that appeal waivers in plea agreements should no longer require that defendants waive the right to raise ineffective assistance of counsel claims. The…
Rank this Week: 218

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Oct 19

    Jared Polis: The Most Internet Friendly Congressman

    Jared Polis: The Most Internet Friendly Congressman
    Jared Polis is one of my favorite Congresspersons. (Unfortunately, I don't get to vote for him because he's not in my district.) Kevin Collier of the Kernel and The Daily Dot writes about Jared today: Jared Polis (D-Colo.) may be…
  • Oct 19

    Fl Supreme Court Says Warrant Needed for Cell Tower Data

    Fl Supreme Court Says Warrant Needed for Cell Tower Data
    Courts continue to be divided on whether a search warrant is needed for cops to obtain cell site locator data. This week the Florida Supreme Court ruled a warrant is necessary. It is the first state to decide the issue based on the 4th…
  • Oct 19

    UN Calls for Moratorium on Death Penalty in Iraq

    UN Calls for Moratorium on Death Penalty in Iraq
    A new U.N. report on the death penalty in Iraq says it is fueling the violence and a moratorium should be imposed. The report says executions in Iraq have been increasing at an alarming pace and that is applied unfairly: Judges often…
Rank this Week: 4

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Finds No Value in "No Value" argument - Renzi and loss calculation

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Finds No Value in "No Value" argument - Renzi and loss calculation
    Rep. Rick Renzi  $200,000 for Arizona wine?United States v. Renzi, 2014 WL 5032356 (9thCir. Oct. 9, 2014), decision available here.Players:Decision by Judge Tallman, joined by Judges Callahan and Ikuta.Facts: Before he was an Arizona…
  • Oct 13

    Case o' The Week: Bust a Deal, Face the Wheel -- Breach of 11(c)(1)(C) deals and Morales-Heredia

    Case o' The Week: Bust a Deal, Face the Wheel -- Breach of 11(c)(1)(C) deals and Morales-Heredia
    Bust a deal, face the (DJ) wheel.  United States v. Morales-Heredia, 2014 WL 5018109 (9thCir. Oct. 8, 2014), decision available here.Players: Decision by Judge Wardlaw, joined by CJ Kozinski and Judge Fisher. Big win for CD Cal AFPD…
  • Oct 9

    US v. Renzi, No. 13-10588 (Tallman with…

    US v. Renzi, No. 13-10588 (Tallman with Callahan; special concurrence by Ikuta).  The 9th affirmed the convictions of former Arizona Congressmember Renzi for his actions of misappropriating insurance premiums to fund his congressional…
Rank this Week: 334

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

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

    The People argue that the Police had a basis to stop the Escalade

    The People argue that the Police had a basis to stop the Escalade
    Defendant and co-defendants were charged with three counts of violating Penal Law § 160.15(4), Robbery in the First Degree as a class B felony; three counts of violating Penal Law § 160.15(2), Robbery in the First Degree as a class...
  • Oct 19

    he 4th Amendment to the United States Constitution

    he 4th Amendment to the United States Constitution
    Defendant is charged with two counts of violating Penal Law § 160.10(1), Robbery in the Second Degree as a class C felony; one count of violating Penal Law § 160.05, Robbery in the Third Degree as a class D felony;...
  • Oct 18

    1977 robbery of the Ridgewood Savings Bank...cont

    1977 robbery of the Ridgewood Savings Bank...cont
    The test for duplicity of a count of an indictment has been stated to be whether the defendant could be convicted of either one of the crimes charged therein if the District Attorney elects to waive the other. In...
Rank this Week: 1466

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 257

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

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

    Voter Fraud Being Looked at More Closely in Nevada

    Voter Fraud Being Looked at More Closely in Nevada
    Nevada Joins other States in Cracking down on Voter Fraud  With the election right around the corner, Nevada’s Secretary of State is ramping up efforts to prevent voter fraud. One of the newest ways the state is doing this is by…
  • Oct 17

    High Speed Chase – Police Asking for Your Help

    High Speed Chase – Police Asking for Your Help
    North Las Vegas Police on the Lookout for High Speed Chase Suspect Police have arrested a man who allegedly shot at officers during a high speed chase, and are now on the lookout for his accomplice. Christopher Young, 22, was arrested on…
  • Oct 16

    Nevada Rules on Marijuana and Driving

    Nevada Rules on Marijuana and Driving
    Performance-Based Testing being Considered for Driving under the Influence of Marijuana Charges  Section 484C.110 of the Nevada Revised Statute currently sets the standard for violations of driving under the influence of marijuana. This…
Rank this Week: 1409

Federal Criminal Lawyer

Federal Criminal Lawyer

Covers federal crimes, sentencing guidelines, and procedure. By Lewis Gainor.

http://www.federalcriminallawyer.us/
  • Oct 19

    Keeping your record clean after an arrest for retail theft

    Keeping your record clean after an arrest for retail theft
    Getting arrested for retail theft can have serious consequences on someone’s future. If someone is caught committing retail theft, they will typically be approached by a loss prevention specialist or an agent of the store after they…
  • Oct 5

    Summary suspension of a driver’s license after DUI arrest: an explanation of Illinois law

    Summary suspension of a driver’s license after DUI arrest: an explanation of Illinois law
    Getting arrested for a DUI can be a scary ordeal. In most cases, a driver is driving late at night and suddenly pulled over for a traffic violation. Once the police officer approaches the vehicle and detects even a slight odor of an alcoholic…
  • Dec 22

    Driving under the influence of alcohol: a summary of Illinois law

    Driving under the influence of alcohol: a summary of Illinois law
    While driving under the influence is a misdemeanor offense, the consequences may be more serious than a felony. This is because a conviction has additional penalties not seen for other crimes. A conviction for DUI results in a revoked…
Rank this Week: 3936

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Florida Judge: Red Light Camera Ticket Violated State Law

    Florida Judge: Red Light Camera Ticket Violated State Law
    Our traffic ticket defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert know that Florida's unpopular, so-called red light cameras are regarded both as a nuisance and an intrusion, and the programs allowing them have had their…
  • Oct 15

    DUI Diversion Programs Grant Second Chance

    DUI Diversion Programs Grant Second Chance
    Our Palm Beach and Broward County DUI defense lawyers know that poor decisions don't always necessitate decades of punishment. While being arrested for DUI could certainly negatively impact your life for years and years, we know that it…
  • Oct 9

    An Unusual Yet Serious Crime: Selling Pastries as Crack Cocaine

    An Unusual Yet Serious Crime: Selling Pastries as Crack Cocaine
    Our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers know that you certainly don't have to be involved in the (actual) high-risk world of drug dealing to be charged with a serious drug crime. For example, one man recently tried to sell…
Rank this Week: 1823

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/
  • Oct 19

    Amendment 2 asks whether child sex defendants' past acts can be used against them at trial

    Amendment 2 asks whether child sex defendants' past acts can be used against them at trial
    The real question here is, treating sex crimes differently than other crimes, when there is no proof or research that any specific crime type, has a higher rate of unprosecuted crimes than any other crime type? A BELIEF is not proof of the…
  • Oct 17

    Confidential List of Sex Offenders Tracked by Maryland State Investigator

    Confidential List of Sex Offenders Tracked by Maryland State Investigator
    Two facts are important here: 1) It is not a secret list, instead the list is of folks on parole or probation, that state agency is required to know who they supervise, hence their working list. 2) It is a misstatement to say these folks are…
  • Oct 16

    Operation Safe Scare In Sebastian County

    Operation Safe Scare In Sebastian County
    10-16-2014 Arkansas: FORT SMITH (KFSM) – We are just days away from ghosts and goblins, and alls things scary roaming the streets and looking for treats. But to make sure your kids stay safe, deputies with the Sebastian County Sheriff’s…
Rank this Week: 23

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

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

    NFL WEEK 7 2014

    NFL WEEK 7 2014
    With the resurgent Cowboys beating the struggling Seahawks, our survivor pool was considerably thinned, with the loses including both members of the judiciary: Jon Colby (retired) and Miguel De la O (quite active). Of more pressing…
  • Oct 17

    A CALL TO ARMS

    A CALL TO ARMS
    We normally don't do two blog posts in a day. But this email from FACDL chieftains was forwarded to us, and we took the initiative of posting it.*On Tuesday, October 21, the Board of County Commissioners will hear and decide on the attached…
  • Oct 17

    ON SECOND THOUGHT....

    ON SECOND THOUGHT....
    "Sometimes wrong, but never in doubt" was the funny, dismissive comment our wonderful law school property professor would quip when he zeroed in on a first year law student and didn't get the correct answer. Perhaps that should be the…
Rank this Week: 147

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/
  • Oct 19

    Stamm receives award from Maryland Bar Foundation for Advancement of Professional Competence

    Stamm receives award from Maryland Bar Foundation for Advancement of Professional Competence
    On Thursday, October 16, 2014, Leonard Stamm received from the Maryland Bar Foundation, the prestigious Legal Excellence Award for Advancement of Professional Competence. He was nominated by Pilar Nichols. Other award recipients were: Steven…
  • Jul 25

    National College for DUI Defense Holds Its Summer Session

    National College for DUI Defense Holds Its Summer Session
    The National College for DUI Defense is holding its summer session at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts with seminars and breakouts at the Harvard Law School. The session features lectures on: Crafting Your Opening Statement by…
  • Jun 8

    Stamm Goes On Al Jazeera News to Discuss Missouri v. McNeely

    Stamm Goes On Al Jazeera News to Discuss Missouri v. McNeely
    On last Thursday, June 5, 2014, Leonard Stamm went on Al Jazeera America to discuss last year's Supreme Court decision in Missouri v. McNeely. He was interviewed by reporter John Henry Smith. JHS: Drivers stopped on suspicion of driving…
Rank this Week: 4835

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    The Void

    The Void
    There were supposed to be posts this morning. I awoke and had posts to write.  My fingers were willing, but my host was not. As I’m about to leave for breakfast, SJ is back up and working. It had been dead all morning because my…
  • Oct 18

    Ferguson: Revenge of Officer Keith Novara

    Ferguson: Revenge of Officer Keith Novara
    He didn’t like what she said. Whether it was her twits, her video or just the fact that Leigh Maibes protested isn’t clear. But St. Louis police officer Keith Novara decided that it was his official duty to make sure her employer…
  • Oct 17

    How To Manage Your Practice (And Not To Be A Major Screw Up)

    How To Manage Your Practice (And Not To Be A Major Screw Up)
    This is a promo for my buddy, Andrea Cannavina, best known around the Twitters as @LegalTypist, who’s putting on a 4 hour show she calls Put Efficiency Into Practice : How To Organize Any Law Office. Having had some very enjoyable…
Rank this Week: 57

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Oct 18

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 79

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 79
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. Strafakte.de…
  • Oct 16

    Kanzleramt droht NSA-Aufklärern mit Strafanzeige

    Kanzleramt droht NSA-Aufklärern mit Strafanzeige
    Der NSA-Untersuchungsausschuss im Bundestag soll nach den jüngsten Enthüllungen von als geheim eingestuften Dokumenten vom Bundeskanzleramt energisch zum Schweigen ermahnt worden sein. Nach Informationen des „Spiegel“…
  • Oct 15

    Kredite „ohne Schufa“ gibt es nicht

    Kredite „ohne Schufa“ gibt es nicht
    Neben dem gesetzlich in § 265b StGB normierten Kreditbetrug gibt es seit einigen Jahren eine neue, praktisch umgekehrte Erscheinung des Kreditbetruges, bei denen Kredite „ohne Schufa“ – also ohne…
Rank this Week: 3158

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.bostonsexualabuselawyer.com/
  • Oct 18

    Website Sued Over Teen Sex "Slaves"

    Website Sued Over Teen Sex "Slaves"
    Good article by the Boston Herald concerning efforts being made to stop the controversial website backpage.com from publishing advertisements that have connections to the underground teenage sex trade.
  • Oct 16

    Convicted Mass. Sex Offender in Trouble in Conn.

    Convicted Mass. Sex Offender in Trouble in Conn.
    A 23-year-old Hartford CT man was sentenced to 22 years in prison and eight years of special parole after pleading guilty as part of a plea agreement to first-degree sexual assault, two counts of first-degree robbery and attempted…
  • Oct 15

    Harvard Law Professors Condemn New Sex Policy

    Harvard Law Professors Condemn New Sex Policy
    A group of Harvard professors has condemned the University's new policies on sexual assault, saying it violates the rights of the accused. You can read about it here.
Rank this Week: 247

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Oct 18

    About That Judge Edith Jones Complaint...

    About That Judge Edith Jones Complaint...
    Last year, the Usual Whiners were in good form, trying to intimidate speech not in keeping with their views.  Indeed, they marched beyond the typical snarling reception given conservative speakers at law schools, and filed a formal…
  • Oct 18

    SCOTUS Denies Stay of Texas Voter ID

    SCOTUS Denies Stay of Texas Voter ID
    Consistently with its recent pattern of not making major election changes close to the election, noted here, the U.S. Supreme Court has denied the application to lift the Fifth Circuit's stay of an injunction against that state's voter ID…
  • Oct 18

    The Legalization Lobby Parodies Itself

    The Legalization Lobby Parodies Itself
    Those preferring to see more widespread use of pot are, naturally, for legalizing it, thus removing one of the barriers to broad consumption.In the course of their campaign (upon which CJLF takes no position), they have claimed that pot…
Rank this Week: 522

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/
  • Oct 18

    U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear important drug crimes case

    U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear important drug crimes case
    When the framers of the Constitution wrote the Fourth Amendment protecting Americans from unreasonable searches and seizures, there was no doubt that those protections applied to a person’s home. Indeed, courts have long held that the home…
  • Oct 10

    The many problems with eyewitness testimony

    The many problems with eyewitness testimony
    It used to be the case that a criminal conviction could be won or lost based on the availability of an eyewitness to the crime. Unless the person was caught lying in their testimony, it seemed, an eyewitness was the...
  • Oct 6

    High rate of drug overdose deaths calls for a better solution

    High rate of drug overdose deaths calls for a better solution
    The United States is in the grips of an epidemic that is growing more fatal as time goes on. Although rates of drug use and abuse have been high for decades, the rate of heroin and narcotic painkiller overdose deaths...
Rank this Week: 3253

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Oct 18

    SEARCHES & SEIZURES, LIBERTY VS. SECURITY

    SEARCHES & SEIZURES, LIBERTY VS. SECURITY
    SEARCHES & SEIZURES, LIBERTY VS. SECURITY Posted by Edmund R. Folsom October 18, 2014 A few loosely related matters caught my attention in the news yesterday. One was a piece by Charles Krauthammer, in which he criticized…
  • Sep 22

    AGGRAVATED ASSAULT- DEPRAVED INDIFFERENCE STRANGULATION.

    AGGRAVATED ASSAULT- DEPRAVED INDIFFERENCE STRANGULATION.
    Posted September 22, 2014 Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. AGGRAVATED ASSAULT- DEPRAVED INDIFFERENCE STRANGULATION. The 2012 amendment to Maine’s aggravated assault statute, 17-A M.R.S.A. §208, have received recent media attention because of…
  • Aug 19

    FERGUSON, MISSOURI, 8/19/2014.

    FERGUSON, MISSOURI, 8/19/2014.
    Posted by Edmund R. Folsom August 19, 2014 Why was Michael Brown shot to death shot by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer? Don’t bother trying to tell me, because one thing I’m sure of is you don’t have a clue. None of the…
Rank this Week: 3314

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/
  • Oct 18

    In Which Math is Still Hard

    In Which Math is Still Hard
    I’ve written here several times, under the category “math is hard,” about Americans’ innumeracy with regard to risk and danger. I have a theory: Americans overestimate the danger (risk times harm) of things that they…
  • Oct 18

    In Which We Are Being Lied To

    In Which We Are Being Lied To
    [via The White House.] I’ll take the last point—which may be literally true—first: “Ebola is not spread through casual contact with someone who has no symptoms of the disease.” Per the CDC, “Initial signs…
  • Oct 16

    In Which My Good Deed is Punished

    In Which My Good Deed is Punished
    On April 5th TSU law student Amir Tavakkoli sent me this message via my website: Your name: Amir Tavakkoli Your E-mail Address: [redacted] Your Phone Number: [redacted] The defendant’s Name: Amir Tavakkoli The defendant’s date of…
Rank this Week: 208

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
  • Oct 18

    Justice versus Law

    Justice versus Law
    As readers may recall, I am a fan of Richard Kopf's blog, Hercules and the Umpire. While I may sometimes disagree with him, he is a smart and thoughtful sitting United States District Judge who is willing to share his views on a variety of…
  • Oct 18

    Kerik v. Tacopina: Not With A Bang . . .

    Kerik v. Tacopina: Not With A Bang . . .
    It's been awhile but there's a few updates on the Bernie Kerik-Joe Tacopina brouhaha. As a person who always enjoys a good legal slugfest and who has no connection to any of the players, I must profess my disappointment with how things are…
  • Oct 16

    A Legacy of Disgrace

    A Legacy of Disgrace
    Yesterday, David McCallum walked out of a Brooklyn courthouse a free man. Wrongly convicted for murder in 1986, McCallum was incarcerated for about 29 years before finally being released. The vacatur of his conviction was primarily the result…
Rank this Week: 124

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/
  • Oct 18

    Why Houston won't get the private prison museum it deserve

    Why Houston won't get the private prison museum it deserve
    Okay, they almost got me. I couldn't tell for sure just from reading it if this Free Press Houston story was satire. Editors confirmed that it is. Lucky I checked before writing something, a reliable reader sent it to Grits thinking it was…
  • Oct 18

    Waste in the justice system? Say it ain't so!

    Waste in the justice system? Say it ain't so!
    Do you have stories of government waste?Texas Public Policy Action, a 501c(4), is collecting stories of government waste through next Friday Oct. 24, with the top suggestion receiving $4,000. All suggestions will be compiled into an…
  • Oct 17

    Dallas News urges Dems to split tickets in DA's race

    Dallas News urges Dems to split tickets in DA's race
    Ouch! The Dallas Morning News endorsed Republican Susan Hawk for District Attorney over incumbent Craig Watkins in an editorial which concluded:Watkins, 46, relied even more on straight-ticket Democratic votes in his narrow 2010 re-election…
Rank this Week: 122

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/
  • Oct 18

    Canadian Pilot Arrested for Conspiracy to Smuggle Drugs Into John Wayne Airport

    Canadian Pilot Arrested for Conspiracy to Smuggle Drugs Into John Wayne Airport
    A Canadian pilot and his passenger were arrested October 10, 2014 for allegedly trying to smuggle $2 million in ecstasy into John Wayne Airport. Giles Lapointe, 61 and Krista Boseley, 30 are in federal custody on charges of conspiracy to…
  • Oct 15

    Anaheim Physician Placed on Probation with the California Medical Board

    Anaheim Physician Placed on Probation with the California Medical Board
    Dr. Violeta Moyer De Jesus was placed on five years of probation by the California Medical Board after the board found her unsafe to practice safely due to her bipolar condition. Dr. De Jesus was subjected to a psychiatric evaluation las…
  • Oct 15

    Laguna Niguel Man Arrested For Attacking Real Estate Agent

    Laguna Niguel Man Arrested For Attacking Real Estate Agent
    23-year-old John Glenn, a transient has been arrested for attacking a real estate agent last weekend. The real estate agent, a 55-year-old woman was punched in the face and put in a choke hold just after 1:00 p.m. The woman was attacked from…
Rank this Week: 399

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Watching The Watcher

    Watching The Watcher
    Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri have drawn a great deal of attention to the issue of police brutality. One idea to address the problem involves equipping all police officers on patrol with body-worn cameras, which people apparently call…
  • Sep 30

    How It Really Work

    How It Really Work
    Rule 9.1 of the Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure seems pretty simple. It covers a defendant’s waiver of the right to be present in court and provides as follows: [A] defendant may waive the right to be present at any proceeding by…
  • Sep 23

    You’re Screwed Just The Same

    You’re Screwed Just The Same
    Accomplice liability must be a tough thing to grasp, as I often hear defendants argue about how they shouldn’t be sent to prison for various things because it wasn’t totally their fault. They didn’t kidnap the victims, they…
Rank this Week: 572

Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

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

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 571

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 2486

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers news and updates on Alabama DUI cases. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.alabamaduilawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Man Arrested at Alabama Sobriety Checkpoint for Smuggling Tortoise

    Man Arrested at Alabama Sobriety Checkpoint for Smuggling Tortoise
    Sobriety checkpoints are frequently used by police in Alabama to arrest people for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs. In a recent story from AL.com, a man was arrested at a DUI checkpoint in Covington County, after he…
  • Oct 15

    Olympic Icon Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI

    Olympic Icon Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI
    It is not uncommon for a first-time DUI offender to be arrested and charged for second and third offenses. It is uncommon for that second-time offender to be the most decorated Olympian in history. According to CNN recent reports, legendary…
  • Oct 11

    Alabama Inmate Arrested for DUI

    Alabama Inmate Arrested for DUI
    Any DUI offender faces the potential of criminal charges, and penalties including fines, jail time, and a criminal record. The stakes are even higher for an inmate who busts out of jail on a joyride and then gets caught driving under the…
Rank this Week: 2000

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Oct 17

    Hiring The Nielsen Group was well worth the investment

    Hiring The Nielsen Group was well worth the investment
    “This past summer I was facing a theft charge for petty shoplifting. I understood that the penalty would be a fine only. Overall, I was not worried about the fine amount, but the prospect of having a criminal charge on my record. A…
  • Oct 12

    What can an officer pull me over for when looking for OUI?

    What can an officer pull me over for when looking for OUI?
    Maybe you had a few dinks while spending the evening out with friends. Before you get in the car to drive home, you might wonder, what can an officer pull me over for when looking for an OUI? This is a great question. The short answer to the…
  • Sep 29

    What is a CBIP in Maine?

    What is a CBIP in Maine?
    The letters “CBIP” stand for “Certified Batterer’s Intervention Program.” I receive this question (What is a CBIP in Maine?) from clients who are facing domestic violence charges in Maine. Local organizations get…
Rank this Week: 3177

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

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

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1785

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI issues. By the Law Offices of Peter A. Mesich.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4611

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Los Angeles Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law news, updates and commentary. Published By Hoffman & Associates

http://www.losangelescriminallawyersblog.com
  • Oct 17

    What are the Elements of a Drunk and Disorderly Conduct Charge in the South Bay?

    What are the Elements of a Drunk and Disorderly Conduct Charge in the South Bay?
     California Penal Code §647 defines several different scenarios in which a person may be charged with lewd or lascivious conduct. One of the most common scenarios in which many of our clients find themselves, is when they are…
  • Oct 14

    Potential Sentence for Driving with a Suspended License

    Potential Sentence for Driving with a Suspended License
    Many people believe that a violation of Vehicle Code §14601 is an infraction and does not care with it significant consequences or penalties. This is not true. Driving with a suspended license is a serious charge, and can result in a…
  • Oct 6

    Can I Expunge a Los Angeles DUI?

    Can I Expunge a Los Angeles DUI?
    What is an Expungement? An Expungement basically allows certain criminal records to be sealed. This means that if you are applying for a job or a financial institution, home loan or otherwise, they would not be able to see your criminal…
Rank this Week: 4974

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Lighthouse Point Man Sentenced to Lesser Charge in First-Degree Murder Case

    Lighthouse Point Man Sentenced to Lesser Charge in First-Degree Murder Case
    It was more than twenty years ago when Lynne Friend went to meet her estranged husband to pick up a check that was due for child support. After that evening, the then thirty-five year old Lynne Friend vanished. For eighteen of those twenty…
  • Oct 3

    South Florida Corrections Officer Sentenced for Federal Charge

    South Florida Corrections Officer Sentenced for Federal Charge
    Former Corrections Officer Jerry St. Fleur, 26, was sentenced to over four years in a federal prison after agreeing to a plea deal for charges of identity theft and wire fraud. Over sixty thousand dollars that was proceeds from his scheme…
  • Sep 17

    South Florida Businessman Pleads Not Guilty in Baseball Star Human Smuggling Conspiracy

    South Florida Businessman Pleads Not Guilty in Baseball Star Human Smuggling Conspiracy
    Gilberto Suarez, a 40 year old businessman from South Florida pleaded not guilty after he was arrested for his part in a smuggling ring that allegedly helped Yasiel Puig, a star player for the Los Angeles Dodgers enter the country in 2012.…
Rank this Week: 2109

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug and theft crimes. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Women in Framingham Charged with Separate Assaults Against Each Other

    Women in Framingham Charged with Separate Assaults Against Each Other
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, two women in Framingham were recently arrested for separate assaults against each other. One of the women, Johnary Sanjurji-Fuentes called police and reported that her ex-girlfriend,…
  • Oct 15

    Framingham Woman Arrested for Assaulting Husband

    Framingham Woman Arrested for Assaulting Husband
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a woman was arrested for assaulting her husband last week. The article reports that Jarcente Kirnon of Framingham came home drunk and screamed at her husband. She then reportedly left the…
  • Oct 10

    Woman Breaks into Ex’s Apartment in Framingham

    Woman Breaks into Ex’s Apartment in Framingham
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, an Ashland woman, Marcilene Gomes, broke into an apartment in Framingham last week, with her two year old son in tow. A woman in a neighboring building called police and told them that she…
Rank this Week: 1385

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1950

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Oct 17

    How Can I Convert My Chapter 13 to Chapter 7?

    How Can I Convert My Chapter 13 to Chapter 7?
    There are two types of bankruptcies that Georgian families and individuals can file.  The first type is called Chapter 7.  Chapter 7 is referred to as “straight” bankruptcy where most of the debt is discharged. It is…
  • Oct 15

    What is “Chapter 20” Bankruptcy?

    What is “Chapter 20” Bankruptcy?
    Sometimes I am asked What is a “Chapter 20” Bankruptcy? Technically, there is no such thing as a chapter 20 bankruptcy filing. It refers to a process where a consumer files and receives a Chapter 7 discharge and then files for a…
  • Oct 7

    Can I Convert My Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

    Can I Convert My Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
    In recent months, many Georgian families have made the difficult decision to file bankruptcy in order to alleviate their financial burdens and to better position themselves to improve their family finances. There are two different types of…
Rank this Week: 1630

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Oct 17

    Private Companies Cannot Issue Traffic Tickets for Running a Red Light

    Private Companies Cannot Issue Traffic Tickets for Running a Red Light
    In the case of the City of Hollywood versus Eric Arem, an appeals court ruled that it is illegal for a private company to issue traffic tickets to people for running a red light.  The court said that in… The post Private Companies…
  • Oct 10

    Vehicular Homicide and Reckless Driving

    Vehicular Homicide and Reckless Driving
    In order to be guilty of the crime of vehicular homicide, a person has to be driving a car or some other type of motor vehicle in such a reckless manner that it is likely that he or she… The post Vehicular Homicide and Reckless Driving…
  • Oct 3

    Possession of Photographs Depicting Sexual Conduct by a Child

    Possession of Photographs Depicting Sexual Conduct by a Child
    In the case of Stephen Chesser versus the State of Florida, Mr. Chesser was charged with nine counts of possession of photographs depicting sexual conduct by a child with intent to promote.  All nine photographs were found in… The…
Rank this Week: 3172

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/
  • Oct 17

    Several Former NFL Players Object To Concussion Lawsuit Settlement

    Several Former NFL Players Object To Concussion Lawsuit Settlement
    This week, ten former NFL players filed objections to the NFL Concussion Lawsuit settlement due to concerns that the settlement does not adequately compensate the victims of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. CTE is a brain injury of…
  • Sep 30

    Second Fatal Bike Accident In Central Park In Two Month

    Second Fatal Bike Accident In Central Park In Two Month
    On September 18th, Jill Tarlov, 59, a married mother of two and former employee of WINS News, was crossing West Drive near West 63rd Street when she was struck by a bicyclist, 31 year old Jason Marshall.  Apparently, Marshall was…
  • Sep 16

    NFL Acknowledges Traumatic Brain Injury Will Affect 1 In 3 Former Player

    NFL Acknowledges Traumatic Brain Injury Will Affect 1 In 3 Former Player
    In a stunning and sudden change of position, the National Football League now acknowledges that 1 in 3 former players are likely to develop some long term brain damage from repeated head trauma and TBI suffered during their playing careers. …
Rank this Week: 785

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 69

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Oct 17

    Philadelphia Inquirer Urges Philly DA to Drop Charges Against Anthony Wright

    Philadelphia Inquirer Urges Philly DA to Drop Charges Against Anthony Wright
    An editorial in Friday's Philadelphia Inquirer urges the city's District Attorney Seth Williams not to retry Anthony Wright, whose rape and murder convictions were overturned last month based on new DNA testing that revealed the crimes were…
  • Oct 16

    Murder Conviction Overturned After Three Decades Based on DNA Evidence

    Murder Conviction Overturned After Three Decades Based on DNA Evidence
    Nearly thirty years after a New York man was convicted of a 1985 homicide, he was freed from prison Wednesday when Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson vacated the conviction based on DNA evidence. David McCallum was 16 when he and…
  • Oct 15

    The Los Angeles Times Calls for Recording of Interrogation

    The Los Angeles Times Calls for Recording of Interrogation
    One month after DNA evidence exonerated a pair of North Carolina brothers who were convicted of rape and murder based on their coerced confessions, an editorial in Wednesday's Los Angeles Times outlines how law enforcement can prevent future…
Rank this Week: 516

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Oct 17

    Kansas AG Seeks to Reinstate Death Sentence

    Kansas AG Seeks to Reinstate Death Sentence
    "Kansas AG petitions US Supreme Court to reinstate death penalty for Carrs, Gleason," is by Dion Lefler of the Wichita Eagle. Seeking to restore the death penalty for three murderers, including the Carr brothers who killed five Wichitans 14…
  • Oct 17

    In Philadelphia

    In Philadelphia
    Today's Philadelphia Inquirer publishes the editorial, "Dead end for D.A." Here's the beginning: Jailed for life for a vicious murder he insists he did not commit, Anthony Wright spent nearly half his time behind bars awaiting the day last…
  • Oct 17

    Oklahoma Has No Margin for Error

    Oklahoma Has No Margin for Error
    That's the subtitle of an editorial published in today's Oklahoman, "State right to seek delay in pending Oklahoma executions." THE state attorney general’s office did the right thing in requesting that Oklahoma hold off on any…
Rank this Week: 53

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Chicago to Allow Post-Conviction DNA Testing

    Chicago to Allow Post-Conviction DNA Testing
    A law signed by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn in August allows Illinois prison inmates who pled guilty to murder, rape or any other crime where DNA evidence is present, to petition the court to have that evidence tested in an attempt to have…
  • Oct 14

    Chicago Man Arrested in Cold Case Murder

    Chicago Man Arrested in Cold Case Murder
    A Chicago man was arrested last week in connection with the 2009 disappearance and murder of his girlfriend. The woman disappeared in April 2009 after last being seen with the defendant. Here whereabouts were unknown until recently, when a…
  • Oct 9

    Rules of Criminal Procedure

    Rules of Criminal Procedure
    An Aurora man convicted of murder in 2009 will have a second chance at post-conviction relief after the Illinois Supreme Court ruled that a judge’s dismissal order was filed one day too late. Illinois Post-Conviction Relief and People…
Rank this Week: 3305

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/
  • Oct 17

    Beavercreek OVI Checkpoint (At The Greene)

    Beavercreek OVI Checkpoint (At The Greene)
    There will be a Beavercreek OVI checkpoint tonight beginning at 11 p.m. along Indian Ripple Rd in front of the Greene.  Aggressive saturation patrols will also accompany the checkpoint. Stay ahead of the checkpoints! If you want to…
  • Oct 17

    Symbolism in the Modern American Courtroom

    Symbolism in the Modern American Courtroom
    This article will address some of the common symbolism found in the modern American courtroom and answers common questions such as,  why does a judge wears a black robe?  Why is the judge’s bench elevated?  This…
  • Oct 15

    Vandalia DUI? Call Charles M. Rowland II

    Vandalia DUI? Call Charles M. Rowland II
    Vandalia DUI attorney Charles M. Rowland II regularly appears in the Vandalia Municipal Court representing the accused drunk driver.  He has established both www.VandaliaDUI.com and www.VandaliaOVI.com to help you access court…
Rank this Week: 1216

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    Teen Accused of Committing Lewd Act with Stuffed Animal Inside Walmart

    Teen Accused of Committing Lewd Act with Stuffed Animal Inside Walmart
    Police arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly using a stuffed animal to masturbate inside a Walmart on Tuesday. According to Brooksville Police, the 19-year-old was caught on store cameras just before 3 p.m. acting suspiciously. Reports…
  • Oct 15

    73 Marijuana Plants allegedly Found Growing in Fort White Home – 3 Arrested

    73 Marijuana Plants allegedly Found Growing in Fort White Home – 3 Arrested
    Columbia County detectives served a search warrant on a home in Columbia County on Thursday and allegedly found 73 marijuana plants growing and made three arrests. Police apparently received a tip about the Fort White home, which they allege…
  • Oct 3

    Former Atlantic Beach Police Chief Arrested on Drug Charges and Tampering with Evidence

    Former Atlantic Beach Police Chief Arrested on Drug Charges and Tampering with Evidence
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents arrested Mike Classey, who resigned just last week as chief of the Atlantic Beach Police Department. Classey, 50, was placed on administrative leave Sept. 19 after the city learned of a criminal…
Rank this Week: 127

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
  • Oct 17

    Three Great Traffic Results in One Day

    Three Great Traffic Results in One Day
    On October 9, 2014, I helped three clients get reductio […] The post Three Great Traffic Results in One Day appeared first on Reckless Driving and Traffic Defense Attorney.
  • Sep 2

    Three More Dismissals within Three Work Day

    Three More Dismissals within Three Work Day
    Previously, I mentioned that four of my clients celebra […] The post Three More Dismissals within Three Work Days appeared first on Reckless Driving and Traffic Defense Attorney.
  • Sep 2

    Three More Dismissals within Three Work Day

    Three More Dismissals within Three Work Day
    Previously, I mentioned that four of my clients celebra […] The post Three More Dismissals within Three Work Days appeared first on Reckless Driving and Traffic Defense Attorney.
Rank this Week: 3099