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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 29

    Overblown Fears of Foreign Fighter

    Overblown Fears of Foreign Fighter
    In a NY Times Oped, two scholars in Arab Studies debunk the myth that ISIS is coming after the West. They say homegrown terrorists are a bigger threat than foreign fighters returning from Syria. ...Contrary to what many counterterrorism…
  • Jul 28

    My First Tornado

    My First Tornado
    I was driving to the ICE detention facility in Aurora today when looking off to the left, I saw what I assumed was a fire. I considered for a brief second it could be a tornado, but it wasn't raining and it didn't seem to be twirling,…
  • Jul 28

    Monday Open Thread

    Monday Open Thread
    Here's an open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Rank this Week: 2

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 29

    Arcila on Predictive Policing and Reasonable Suspicion

    Arcila on Predictive Policing and Reasonable Suspicion
    Fabio Arcila, Jr. (Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center) has posted Nuance, Technology, and the Fourth Amendment: A Response to Predictive Policing and Reasonable Suspicion (63 Emory Law Joural Online 87 (2014)) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Jul 28

    Pasca on Romania's New Penal Code

    Pasca on Romania's New Penal Code
    Viorel Pasca (West University of Timisoara) has posted Romania's New Penal Code and the Saga of its Adoption (Journal of Eastern European Criminal Law issue 1/2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The decision to proceed to the drafting of...
  • Jul 28

    Howe on Deselecting Biased Jurie

    Howe on Deselecting Biased Jurie
    Scott Howe (Chapman University, The Dale E. Fowler School of Law) has posted Deselecting Biased Juries (Utah Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Critics of peremptory-challenge systems commonly contend that they inevitably…
Rank this Week: 144

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Our constitution grants a fair trial, not a flawless past

    Our constitution grants a fair trial, not a flawless past
    A Queens Criminal Lawyer said that, defendant seeks an order restraining the District Attorney from cross-examining him regarding specific prior convictions. A hearing was held on September 12, 1973 and the Court determined the facts to be as…
  • Jul 29

    There had been a series of postponement

    There had been a series of postponement
    A man filed an appeal from a judgment convicting him of burglary in the third degree, criminal possession of stolen property in the third degree and petit larceny, upon a jury verdict, and imposing sentence. The appeal brings up for...
  • Jul 29

    DPCA developed the form to remedy perceived shortcomings in the statute

    DPCA developed the form to remedy perceived shortcomings in the statute
    This matter is before the Court for sentencing under Leandra's Law New York's newest anti-DWI measure wherein the defendant pled guilty to DWI driving while intoxicated pursuant to Vehicle and Traffic Law § 1192 (3). One month after the…
Rank this Week: 494

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers defense issues in North Carolina criminal cases. By Arnold & Smith.

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Charlotte’s Growing Heroin Problem

    Charlotte’s Growing Heroin Problem
    Charlotte has a major heroin problem. The city is ranked fifth in the country when it comes to the sale and distribution of black tar heroin, much of which occurs in Charlotte’s more affluent communities. This problem has been described…
  • Jul 24

    Arizona man’s “botched” execution fans flames of anti-death penalty sentiment

    Arizona man’s “botched” execution fans flames of anti-death penalty sentiment
    Charlotte DWI and Criminal Defense Lawyer Brad Smith answers the question “Should I ever plead guilty to a charge?”   An Arizona man executed Wednesday was denied access to information about drugs used during his execution.…
  • Jul 22

    Victim’s statement of forgiveness causes court to reconsider sentence in hit-and-run case

    Victim’s statement of forgiveness causes court to reconsider sentence in hit-and-run case
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Should I ever plead guilty to a charge?”   When Bill Walker took the stand to address the young woman who killed his son, Chris, in a hit-and-run accident,…
Rank this Week: 2474

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of John M. Lynch, LLC.

http://www.missouricriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    The Federal Lawyer- The Expansion of White Collar Crime

    The Federal Lawyer- The Expansion of White Collar Crime
    White collar crimes are becoming more and more prevalent. White collar crimes are not just the typical “ponzi” or “pyramid” schemes that you tend hear about. With the SEC becoming more involved with these types of…
  • Jul 3

    The Federal Lawyer- Understanding the Analogues: The Bath Salt Crisis and Federal Prosecution

    The Federal Lawyer- Understanding the Analogues: The Bath Salt Crisis and Federal Prosecution
    Federal charges for synthetic drugs, cannibinoids and cathinones as they are sometimes referred to are now at the forefront of federal prosecutions.  In fact, the Government recent announced a nationwide smack down in the form of…
  • Apr 28

    The Federal Lawyer- Understanding the Complexity of Federal Crimes and When to Bow Out

    The Federal Lawyer- Understanding the Complexity of Federal Crimes and When to Bow Out
    Recently, another law firm referred a complicated federal drug case to my office for review.  This firm did not handle the case initially, but rather elected to do the appropriate thing and forward a referral as this case did not fall…
Rank this Week: 4271

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jul 29

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Serial Killer Sentenced to Death: A Kentucky man released on parole after serving time for murder has been convicted and sentenced to death for the cold-case rape and murder of a mother of five in 1983. Claire Galofaro of The...
  • Jul 28

    News Scan

    News Scan
    CA High Court Upholds Death Sentence: In a unanimous ruling, California's Supreme Court upheld the death sentence for a man convicted of murdering an off-duty Los Angeles County deputy sheriff in 1997.  Ann Anooshian of Metropolitan…
  • Jul 28

    HIPAA Consequence

    HIPAA Consequence
    Stewart Baker has this post at Volokh Conspiracy, "HIPAA is an arguably well-intentioned privacy law that seems to yield nothing but 'unintended' consequences."  I'm not quite as cynical on HIPAA as Stewart, and I wouldn't have said…
Rank this Week: 188

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4072

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By the Kaiser Law Firm PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Lying Isn't Always Fraud - the Sixth Circuit Sends A Case Back Because Buying Drugs From a Drug Distributor Is What The Drug Distributor Want

    Lying Isn't Always Fraud - the Sixth Circuit Sends A Case Back Because Buying Drugs From a Drug Distributor Is What The Drug Distributor Want
    Lester and Nancy Sadler, a husband and wife, ran a series of pain management clinics in Ohio. As the Sixth Circuit explained, "these were not conventional plain clinics." For example, at one clinic patients would arrive well before it…
  • Jul 22

    Short Wins - the Shameless Promotion Edition

    Short Wins - the Shameless Promotion Edition
    Remember back with this blog was more than just Short Wins? Remember when there were long and loving descriptions of cases? I still aspire to get back to that vision for the blog - that was fun. Seriously, look for more long write-ups soon.…
  • Jul 6

    Short Wins - the Presentment Delay Issue

    Short Wins - the Presentment Delay Issue
    It's a relatively slow week in the federal circuits. My favorite case of the last week is United States v. Torres Pimental. You've got to love a suppression motion being granted off of a government delay in presentment. To the…
Rank this Week: 754

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Jul 29

    Calculating Income Available for Support in Divorce or Child Support Case

    Calculating Income Available for Support in Divorce or Child Support Case
    Where does a forensic accountant begin when trying to calculate the income available for support in a divorce or child support case? Tracy Coenen talks about some of the issues encountered in trying to evaluate income.
  • Jul 15

    Mark Shurtleff Arrested by FBI

    Mark Shurtleff Arrested by FBI
    Back in 2008, I wrote several articles about the suspicious activities of Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff. Specifically, I questioned the campaign contributions her received from Pre-Paid Legal Services (now Legal Shield), a company that…
  • Jul 10

    World Ventures Called A Scam by Blogger and Other

    World Ventures Called A Scam by Blogger and Other
    Attempts to silence critics of multi-level marketing companies (often referred to as legalized pyramid schemes) are nothing new. I have been on the receiving end of numerous threats  and one very large legal action for my criticism of…
Rank this Week: 55

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Jul 29

    Vermont Federal Death Sentence & Conviction Overturned

    Vermont Federal Death Sentence & Conviction Overturned
    The Federal District Court ruling in USA v. Fell is available, via Scribd. The Barre Montpelier Times Argus publishes the editorial, "A bedrock principle." The decision by U.S. District Judge William Sessions to overturn the 2005 conviction…
  • Jul 29

    Another Look at Judicial Override in Alabama

    Another Look at Judicial Override in Alabama
    "With Judges Overriding Death Penalty Cases, Alabama Is An Outlier," is the NPR report by Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza. When Courtney Lockhart was tried for murder in Alabama, the jury unanimously recommended a life sentence, but the judge…
  • Jul 29

    Kansas Reaction

    Kansas Reaction
    Today's Wichita Eagle publishes the editorial, "Court has serious job." The Kansas Supreme Court’s decision overturning the death sentences for Reginald and Jonathan Carr was a tough reminder that the justices’ job is not to be…
Rank this Week: 20

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    A Win For The Second Amendment

    A Win For The Second Amendment
    Here's an article on a Federal Judge's decision to strike down the last ban on public gun ownership.  The law was in effect in Washington D.C., and now, after a long fight, the federal courts have ruled that the law is unconstitutional.…
  • Jul 29

    Remarkable Interview With Rusty Hardin

    Remarkable Interview With Rusty Hardin
    Words of wisdom about a wide range of legal quandaries.  His take on pretrial detention, the nature of the criminal justice system, and prosecutorial misconduct is worth the 40 or so minutes it takes to watch the clip.Rusty is a classic,…
  • Jul 28

    Holdings: State v. Mosley, New Mexico Court of Appeal

    Holdings: State v. Mosley, New Mexico Court of Appeal
    State v. Mosley is a case dealing with a search, in which the defendant argued at the district court level that police officers exceeded the scope of their search of his home.The Court determines that the issue was not preserved by trial…
Rank this Week: 4207

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
Rank this Week: 52

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Jul 29

    Constitution’s 22nd Amendment: Term Limits for the President

    Constitution’s 22nd Amendment: Term Limits for the President
    In 1797 President George Washington set a precedent that would not be broken for 143 years. He retired from office after two terms.  In 1940 Franklin Roosevelt ran for and was elected to a third term.  Roosevelt was the first to…
  • Jul 27

    Constitution’s Twenty-Fourth Amendment: Ending Poll Taxe

    Constitution’s Twenty-Fourth Amendment: Ending Poll Taxe
    After the Civil War, the vote was extended to members of all races by virtue of the 15th Amendment. In the former Confederate states, various laws were passed to inhibit the voting of former slaves.  Among those laws were…
  • Jul 23

    Halbig & King, Not Just About Obamacare, But Who Makes Our Law

    Halbig & King, Not Just About Obamacare, But Who Makes Our Law
    Obamacare is clearly not out of the legal woods, as demonstrated by the Federal Appeals Court decisions of Halbig v. Burwell[1] and King v. Burwell[2] both decided on the same day and reaching different results.   In Halbig the…
Rank this Week: 4071

Minnesota Law Blog

Minnesota Law Blog

Covers Minnesota criminal law. By Paul Edlund.

http://pauledlundlaw.com/law-blog/
  • Jul 29

    Los Angeles Jury Awards Giants Fan $14 Million in Injury Suit

    Los Angeles Jury Awards Giants Fan $14 Million in Injury Suit
    A Los Angeles Superior Court jury ruled that the Los Angeles Dodgers were partially responsible for failing to maintain a large enough security presence during the first game of the 2011 season when a visiting fan was severely beaten in the…
  • Jul 24

    Shoplifter Awarded $500,000 In Police Brutality Suit

    Shoplifter Awarded $500,000 In Police Brutality Suit
    A man who pled guilty to shoplifting shrimp from a supermarket was awarded $510,000 by a jury after he won a police brutality suit against the Brooklyn Police Department. The whole ordeal began when Kevin Jarman, 50, was arrested outside…
  • Jul 23

    Man Dies After Police Put Him in Chokehold

    Man Dies After Police Put Him in Chokehold
    The New York Police Department has come under a lot of scrutiny over the last week after video surfaced of an officer choking a suspect to death. The NYPD has launched an internal investigation into the matter, but witnesses say what they saw…
Rank this Week: 4958

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Jul 29

    WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE NOT HIRED AN ATTORNEY FOR YOUR FIRST CRIMINAL OR DUI COURT DATE IN ILLINOIS

    WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE NOT HIRED AN ATTORNEY FOR YOUR FIRST CRIMINAL OR DUI COURT DATE IN ILLINOIS
    You were recently charged with a crime, and your first court date is coming up fast. You intended to hire an attorney, but haven’t been able to do so yet—either because of time or money or you just haven’t picked which one.…
  • Jul 14

    DO THE POLICE NEED A WARRANT TO SEARCH A CELL PHONE? THE U.S. SUPREME COURT SAYS 'YES!'

    DO THE POLICE NEED A WARRANT TO SEARCH A CELL PHONE? THE U.S. SUPREME COURT SAYS 'YES!'
    Police generally do not need a warrant to search a suspect as part of a lawful arrest. Such a search may be limited to the person of the arrestee and the area immediately within their control. However, most of us carry cellphones on our…
  • Jun 24

    "BUT I JUST TEXTED!": THE LAW ON CYBERSTALKING IN ILLINOIS

    "BUT I JUST TEXTED!": THE LAW ON CYBERSTALKING IN ILLINOIS
    You broke up with your girlfriend. You still had something you wanted to say. But she wouldn’t talk to you so you kept instant messaging her. Finally, you IMed that she better talk to you “or else.” Now you are charged…
Rank this Week: 4042

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Korean Baby Dies While Parents Played Video Game

    Korean Baby Dies While Parents Played Video Game
    Every day children tragically die. Many times, these children are suffering from parental neglect, which leads to a life lost at a young age. One story of neglect caught film maker, Valerie Veatch’s attention. Love Child Valerie was in…
  • Jul 28

    Will Banks Be Funding Legal Marijuana Businesses?

    Will Banks Be Funding Legal Marijuana Businesses?
    As of 2012, the states of Colorado and Washington have legalized the recreational use of marijuana.  In addition, medical marijuana is legal in 23 states, including Arizona, and in the District of Columbia. According to…
  • Jul 25

    3 Dead after California Bank Robbery

    3 Dead after California Bank Robbery
    During a Stockton bank robbery, three armed robbers aggressively took three women into hostage before making their getaway and beginning a high-speed gun battle with authorities. In total, three were pronounced dead, including two of the…
Rank this Week: 3935

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Covers sex crime laws and cases. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Jul 29

    Muskegon Man Facing Rape Charges in Two Separate Incidents Involving 14-year-old Victim

    Muskegon Man Facing Rape Charges in Two Separate Incidents Involving 14-year-old Victim
    Last week, 23-year-old Edward Charles Eubanks was arraigned on charges in connection with two separate incidents in which he allegedly raped 14-year-old girls in his car. According to a news article at Mlive.com, Eubanks, a Muskegon resident,…
  • Jul 24

    Bay City Man Charged with Sexual Assault of Young Girl Over Four Year Time Span

    Bay City Man Charged with Sexual Assault of Young Girl Over Four Year Time Span
    On Tuesday, July 22, 49-year-old Joseph A. Howell of Saginaw was arraigned on charges of sexually assaulting a young girl beginning in January of 2008, and continuing through December of 2011. According to a news article at Mlive.com, Howell…
  • Jul 22

    Father & Son Charged with Sexual Assault of Young Female Relative

    Father & Son Charged with Sexual Assault of Young Female Relative
    Recently, a father and son from Birch Run were charged with the sexual assault of a young female relative. According to news reports at Mlive.com, 66-year-old Juan Cabello Sr. and 41-year-old Juan Cabello Jr. were charged with multiple…
Rank this Week: 1252

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Jul 29

    Colorado and Washington Senators press White House for clearer marijuana policy guidance

    Colorado and Washington Senators press White House for clearer marijuana policy guidance
    As detailed in this official press release, titled "WA, CO Senators push Obama Administration to set clear, consistent policies so states can implement marijuana laws," the four Senators representing the two states which have…
  • Jul 28

    Latest Florida poll shows considerable support for both medical and recreational marijuana

    Latest Florida poll shows considerable support for both medical and recreational marijuana
    As detailed via this report from the folks at Quinnipiac University, the latest polling numbers suggest Florida voters are keenly in support of marijuana reform. Here are the basics concerning a state seemingly poised to bring marijuana…
  • Jul 27

    <em>New York Times</em> now advocating: "Repeal Prohibition, Again"

    &lt;em&gt;New York Times&lt;/em&gt; now advocating: "Repeal Prohibition, Again"
    The title of this post is the headline in this (historic?) new New York Times editorial calling for the legalization of marijuana. Here are excerpts: It took 13 years for the United States to come to its senses and end Prohibition, 13 years…
Rank this Week: 4381

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 201

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Jul 29

    NBA Player Tucker Arrested for Super Extreme DUI

    NBA Player Tucker Arrested for Super Extreme DUI
    Phoenix Suns small forward P.J. Tucker was so drunk when he got behind the wheel of his Mercedes-Benz on May 10 that he earned a dubious distinction after getting pulled over by one of Arizona’s finest. Tucker was arrested for a…
  • Jul 28

    Facebook Likes Lead to Felony Charges in Wisconsin

    Facebook Likes Lead to Felony Charges in Wisconsin
    A Wisconsin couple was arrested on theft charges after they “Liked” an incriminating photo on their local police department’s Facebook page. Lisa J. Schulties, 32, and Jeorge A. Sales, 26, were slapped with felony burglary…
  • Jul 24

    Parents, Not Strangers, Account For Majority of Child DUI Death

    Parents, Not Strangers, Account For Majority of Child DUI Death
    A study published in the journal Pediatrics found that children are more likely to be involved in a fatal alcohol-related car crash when an adult they know is driving under the influence, not when their sober adult is struck by a random drunk…
Rank this Week: 2389

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Jul 29

    NBA Player Tucker Arrested for Super Extreme DUI

    NBA Player Tucker Arrested for Super Extreme DUI
    Phoenix Suns small forward P.J. Tucker was so drunk when he got behind the wheel of his Mercedes-Benz on May 10 that he earned a dubious distinction after getting pulled over by one of Arizona’s finest. Tucker was arrested for a…
  • Jul 28

    Facebook Likes Lead to Felony Charges in Wisconsin

    Facebook Likes Lead to Felony Charges in Wisconsin
    A Wisconsin couple was arrested on theft charges after they “Liked” an incriminating photo on their local police department’s Facebook page. Lisa J. Schulties, 32, and Jeorge A. Sales, 26, were slapped with felony burglary…
  • Jul 24

    Parents, Not Strangers, Account For Majority of Child DUI Death

    Parents, Not Strangers, Account For Majority of Child DUI Death
    A study published in the journal Pediatrics found that children are more likely to be involved in a fatal alcohol-related car crash when an adult they know is driving under the influence, not when their sober adult is struck by a random drunk…
Rank this Week: 979

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jul 29

    Alabama struggling (and facing lawsuits) as sentencing toughness produces overcrowded prison

    Alabama struggling (and facing lawsuits) as sentencing toughness produces overcrowded prison
    As reported in this new local article, headlined "Governor Bentley to feds, prison reform advocates: 'You all are crazy to sue us'," elected officials in Alabama are struggling to figure out how best to deal with too many prisoners…
  • Jul 28

    "The Injustice of Marijuana Arrests"

    &quot;The Injustice of Marijuana Arrests&quot;
    The title of this post is the headline of this latest editorial in the New York Times series explaining its editorial judgment that marijuana prohibition should be ended (first noted here). This lengthy editorial is authored by Jesse Wegman,…
  • Jul 28

    US District Judge Gleeson prods prosecutors to undo stacked gun counts and then praises effort to do justice

    US District Judge Gleeson prods prosecutors to undo stacked gun counts and then praises effort to do justice
    Regular readers are likely familiar with the remarkable series of opinions issued by US District Judge John Gleeson in which he has forcefully expressed deep concerns with how federal prosecutors sometimes exercise their charging and…
Rank this Week: 189

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Focuses on federal and state landmark cases and current criminal defense litigation, cases and notable crimes in Dallas, Texas.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Texas Man is First to be Cleared of Rape Through a DNA Test He Did Not Request

    Texas Man is First to be Cleared of Rape Through a DNA Test He Did Not Request
    The Texas criminal justice system makes many firsts and few of them are for enviable reasons. Last week a 57-year-old Texas man who spent 12 years in prison for rape, was exonerated in a case that legal experts said marked the first time in…
  • Jul 28

    “Our Man Downtown” and his Associates Accused of Multiple Crime

    “Our Man Downtown” and his Associates Accused of Multiple Crime
    On July 25, 2014 court documents were unsealed accusing longtime Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price and three co-defendants; his longtime assistant Dapheny Fain, two political consultants Kathy Nealy and Christian Campbell of a…
  • Jul 22

    Murder for Hire Charge is Dismissed Against Texas Man

    Murder for Hire Charge is Dismissed Against Texas Man
    Photo Credit to Arthur Forzus Murder for hire cases can be difficult to prosecute as demonstrated by a recent case in Texas in which the Collin County District Attorney’s Office dismissed a felony charge against man from Garland who…
Rank this Week: 4253

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Grand Theft on the Rise in Palm Beach County, FL

    Grand Theft on the Rise in Palm Beach County, FL
    In the State of Florida, if you are being accused or have been freshly arrested for Grand Theft, you must act quickly in obtaining a criminal lawyer. Palm Beach County has recently witnessed several newsworthy arrests for the crimes of grand…
  • Jul 28

    Blood Tests in DUI Incidents Resulting in Crashe

    Blood Tests in DUI Incidents Resulting in Crashe
    Under Florida Law, 316.1933 (1) (a) if a Law Enforcement Officer has probable cause to believe that a motor vehicle driven by or in the actual physical control of a person under the influence of alcoholic beverages, any chemical substances,…
  • Jul 10

    Florida Supreme Court Rejects Car Color Criminal Case: Puts Brakes on Cops!

    Florida Supreme Court Rejects Car Color Criminal Case: Puts Brakes on Cops!
    The Florida Supreme Court, in a landmark decision put the brakes on over policing Sheriff Deputies, who stop vehicles for “innocent” behavior and then form reasonable suspicion to search the driver, the occupants and their…
Rank this Week: 1209

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jul 29

    Riley and Retroactivity

    Riley and Retroactivity
    Last month the U.S. Supreme Court held that under the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, officers can’t search a cell phone as a search incident to arrest. Riley v. California, __ U.S. __, 134 S.Ct. 2473 (2014). For background…
  • Jul 28

    When Are Children Old Enough to Be Left Alone?

    When Are Children Old Enough to Be Left Alone?
    The prosecution of a South Carolina mother who left her 9-year-old child unattended in a park several days in a row while the mother worked her shift at a nearby McDonald’s has been widely covered and roundly criticized.  The…
  • Jul 25

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    For the second week in a row, a death penalty story from the West is the headliner. Arizona executed convicted murderer Joseph Wood on Wednesday afternoon by lethal injection. His death took almost two hours. Some believe that Wood was…
Rank this Week: 2379

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
  • Jul 29

    Criminal Sentencing and Judicial Activism

    Criminal Sentencing and Judicial Activism
    This is a warm and fuzzy story about judicial activism in criminal sentencing. I mean that in the best possible way.It comes by way of the New York Times and concerns one federal judge's frustration that badly constructed mandatory minimum…
  • Jul 26

    Roll It Up. Light It Up. Smoke It Up. Sayeth the NY Times.

    Roll It Up. Light It Up. Smoke It Up. Sayeth the NY Times.
    The headline credit really belongs to Cypress Hill, but we'll give the Times a h/t. In an Editorial, the paper of record called for the federal decriminalization of marijuana. That's a big deal. As the editorial acknowledges, it isn't…
  • Jul 26

    Reining In Civil Forfeiture

    Reining In Civil Forfeiture
    Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has sponsored a bill that would substantively limit the federal government's ability to seize private property under civil forfeiture laws. In simple terms, the federal government currently has the right to seize…
Rank this Week: 26

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 29

    Nevada Mortgage Fraud Fugitive Arrested in Iowa

    Nevada Mortgage Fraud Fugitive Arrested in Iowa
    Alan J. Dornhuber, 64, Las Vegas, Nevada, a fugitive, has been arrested in Fort Dodge, Iowa, on a warrant for various felony theft and fraud charges for his operation of mortgage fraud in Las Vegas. On July 17, the defendant was arrested by…
  • Jul 28

    15 States File Lawsuits Alleging Mortgage Rescue Fraud

    15 States File Lawsuits Alleging Mortgage Rescue Fraud
    15 states filed lawsuits on mortgage scam operations in coordination with the joint federal-state sweep by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission. The lawsuits target scam operations that prey on delinquent…
  • Jul 28

    Man Pleads Guilty to Soliciting Loans for Fictitious Real Estate Transaction

    Man Pleads Guilty to Soliciting Loans for Fictitious Real Estate Transaction
    Ronald L. Roberts, 54, Town and Country, Missouri, pled guilty to charges of mail and wire fraud in connection with his obtaining more than a million dollars from lenders in what he now admits was a loan fraud scheme. According to court…
Rank this Week: 3

DUI Law Firm Blog

DUI Law Firm Blog

Covers DUI law. By M. Varn Chandola.

http://www.duilawfirmwa.com/blog
  • Jul 29

    Irrational American Obsession With Marijuana

    Irrational American Obsession With Marijuana
       In my previous blog article, I wrote about marijuana DUI.  Because in Washington State smoking pot, like alcohol, is no longer subject to prohibition and one can now legally purchase marijuana, the profits are supposed to go…
  • Jul 10

    Marijuana DUI For Driving High

    Marijuana DUI For Driving High
    You can without breaking the law experience a “Rocky Mountain High” in Colorado and a “Cascade Mountain High” in Washington State.  Now that “recreational marijuana” just started being legally sold in…
  • Jul 3

    DUI Funds For Interlock Ignition Devices Mysteriously Disappear

    DUI Funds For Interlock Ignition Devices Mysteriously Disappear
    Before addressing the mystery around disappearing funds that the Washington State legislature provided for a DUI program, a brief description of interlock ignition devices is necessary for DUI novices.  An interlock ignition device is an…
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Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Jul 29

    Washington Court of Appeals Rules to Require Warrants for Testing DUI Blood Sample

    Washington Court of Appeals Rules to Require Warrants for Testing DUI Blood Sample
    Last week, the Washington state Court of Appeals ruled that law enforcement officers throughout Washington must obtain warrants before sending blood samples of suspected drunk drivers to a lab for analysis. The decision, which protects the…
  • Jul 28

    Federal Researchers Test How High is Too High to Drive

    Federal Researchers Test How High is Too High to Drive
    In our blog, we've been closely following the efforts of Washington officials to enforce laws against driving under the influence of marijuana. Aside from the logistics of enforcing marijuana DUI laws in the field, regulators and lawmakers…
  • Jul 25

    Lynnwood DUI Attorney Jonathan Dichter Secures Dismissal in Second Offense DUI Case

    Lynnwood DUI Attorney Jonathan Dichter Secures Dismissal in Second Offense DUI Case
    Dichter Law Office, PLLC is pleased to announce that Attorney Jonathan Dichter recently secured a dismissal on behalf of a client facing charges for a second DUI offense in Everett, Washington. The case was a difficult one given the…
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Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Confessions of a Traffic Lawyer

Covers traffic ticket laws and news. By Matthew J. Weiss.

http://nytrafficticket.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Nassau County Launches Speed Camera Program

    Nassau County Launches Speed Camera Program
    Last week, Nassau County started installing speed cameras within local school zones.  The first three schools to receive these devices are Plainedge Middle School in Bethpage, Dutch Lane Elementary in Hicksville and Abbey Lane School in…
  • May 28

    (Traffic) Trial By Combat

    (Traffic) Trial By Combat
    I’m a big Games of Thrones fan and am excited to see how Tyrion’s “trial by combat” works out this week.   I therefore could not resist sharing one motorist’s attempt to resolve his case using this ancient…
  • May 16

    NYC Traffic Judge Caught Speeding 70/40 In A Construction Zone

    NYC Traffic Judge Caught Speeding 70/40 In A Construction Zone
    Silive.com reports today that notorious Staten Island traffic judge Brian Levine was clocked on radar going 70/40 in a construction zone.  Levine is the most pro-Police judge in the Traffic Violations Bureau system regularly holding the…
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Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
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PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal…

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal News

By Young Klein & Associates.

http://www.ykacrim.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    Bucks County DUI with High BAC Leads to Vehicular Homicide Charges for Doylestown Man

    Bucks County DUI with High BAC Leads to Vehicular Homicide Charges for Doylestown Man
    DUI is a serious issue in Bucks County, where intoxicated driving incidents number in the thousands every year.   Hundreds of these accidents prove to be fatal, including an accident earlier this month which killed 47-year-old…
  • Jul 24

    Pennsylvania County Jail to Launch Paid Video Chats with Inmates on September 1st

    Pennsylvania County Jail to Launch Paid Video Chats with Inmates on September 1st
    The first stage of internet chatting was text-based in the form of “instant messaging.”  But since the internet’s fledgling days, web technology has evolved and expanded.  Today’s webcams and video chat…
  • Jul 11

    Will New Bills Bring Radar Guns to Pennsylvania’s Local Officers?

    Will New Bills Bring Radar Guns to Pennsylvania’s Local Officers?
    Law enforcement officers are equipped with an extensive tool kit, including guns, handcuffs, and tasers.  But there’s one conspicuous item missing from the list: radar guns. Or at least, that’s true in Pennsylvania, the only…
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Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

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

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
  • Jul 29

    Should I Expect Jail Time Even On A First Offense Misdemeanor Or Felony In Okaloosa County?

    Should I Expect Jail Time Even On A First Offense Misdemeanor Or Felony In Okaloosa County?
    Every case is different and depending on the charge and the circumstances of the case, jail or prison is always possible. However, for the most part, incarceration is a rarity for most misdemeanors and low-level felonies if it is a first…
  • Jul 28

    How Much Does A Criminal Defense Attorney Cost In Okaloosa County?

    How Much Does A Criminal Defense Attorney Cost In Okaloosa County?
    Each case and situation is different, so the only real way to know would be to call for a free consultation. Even if you know going in that funds are tight, you won’t be wasting my time. I am happy to discuss your situation and if you…
  • Jul 25

    Should I Use An Appointed Public Defender or Hire A Paid Lawyer?

    Should I Use An Appointed Public Defender or Hire A Paid Lawyer?
    If you simply cannot find a way to finance a private attorney, then you have few options other than to use the services of the public defender. But generally speaking, there are a lot of disadvantages to using a public defender over a private…
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Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 29

    #RevengePorn: Real Numbers Show It’s Not Really A Gender Issue

    #RevengePorn: Real Numbers Show It’s Not Really A Gender Issue
    The anti-revenge porn advocates have put out an infographic with statistics that have found their way into articles on the subject and, ultimately, the discussion supporting its criminalization.  Pounding these numbers has proven a very…
  • Jul 29

    Bratton: Democracy Is All About Showing Police Respect

    Bratton: Democracy Is All About Showing Police Respect
    Bratton added, “Would you not want us to deal with that quality of life crime?” That was one of the artful lines offered by NYPD Police Commissioner Bill Bratton in a press conference with Mayor de Blasio about the killing of Eric…
  • Jul 28

    Why Congress Can’t Spell Parsimony

    Why Congress Can’t Spell Parsimony
    Until the day courts realized that the Supreme Court meant what it said in Booker, and that the guidelines really, really weren’t mandatory anymore, nobody gave a damn about 18 U.S.C. §3553(a). It was an orphan statute, rendered…
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Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    One Here, None There

    One Here, None There
    The story in today's Times begins this way.Francois Holloway has spent nearly two decades of a 57-year sentence in a federal prison, for serious crimes that no one disputes he committed. There were armed carjackings, and his participation in…
  • Jul 25

    Is It Really Botched If He Ends Up Dead?

    Is It Really Botched If He Ends Up Dead?
    An hour and 57 minutes.He gasped some 650 times for all but the last 17 minutes or so.They gave him the fucking drugs a second time because, well, who knew if he'd ever die.It was torture said John McCain who knows a thing or two about…
  • Jul 24

    They Finally Tested the Fucking DNA. Nobody Cares What It Shows.

    They Finally Tested the Fucking DNA. Nobody Cares What It Shows.
    So now what happens?I'm talking about Doug Prade about whom I've written a couple of times before.  He's a former Akron cop.  In 1998 the jury said he was guilty of murdering his ex-wife, Margo.  Shooting her to death.…
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JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jul 29

    Meaning, Intention, and Mental State

    Meaning, Intention, and Mental State
    Lawrence B. Solum, Artificial Meaning, 89 Wash. L. Rev. 69 (2014), available at SSRN.Barbara LevenbookThis is a provocative and important essay that has implications Solum doesn’t spell out for some positions on meaning, communication,…
  • Jul 28

    From Crowd-Sourcing to Crowd-Enforcing: An Empirical analysis of Threadless’s Community IP Norm

    From Crowd-Sourcing to Crowd-Enforcing: An Empirical analysis of Threadless’s Community IP Norm
    Julia Bauer, Nikolaus Franke & Philipp Tuertscher, The Seven IP Commandments of a Crowdsourcing Community: How Self-Organized Norms-Based IP Systems Overcome Imitation Problems (forthcoming 2014).Jason SchultzEmpirical studies…
  • Jul 25

    Recognition Without Consent

    Recognition Without Consent
    Erez Aloni, Deprivative Recognition, 61 UCLA L. Rev. 1276 (2014).Carlos BallRelationship recognition has been at the center of reform efforts in family law for the last two decades. Scholars and advocates alike have focused intently on…
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Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

Southern New Jersey Legal Blog

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

http://www.lombardolawoffices.com/legal-blog/
  • Jul 29

    New Jersey Sheriffs’ Association Announces Results of Child Support Enforcement Sweep

    New Jersey Sheriffs’ Association Announces Results of Child Support Enforcement Sweep
    From July 15th to July 17th, 2014, a number of South New Jersey counties, including Salem County, Cumberland County, Gloucester County, Camden County, Cape May County, Burlington County, and Atlantic County, participated in a 3-day sweep…
  • Jul 24

    Outrage Over Slain Officer Triggers Push to Reinstate Death Penalty in New Jersey

    Outrage Over Slain Officer Triggers Push to Reinstate Death Penalty in New Jersey
    Capital punishment is a sensitive, controversial, and hotly-debated topic in America.  But whatever your personal stance on the matter may be, one fact remains objectively true: the death penalty vanished from New Jersey in 2007.…
  • Jul 22

    New Jersey Courts Restrict the Use of 3rd Party Substitutes in Divorce Matter

    New Jersey Courts Restrict the Use of 3rd Party Substitutes in Divorce Matter
    Ocean County Superior Court Judge, Lawrence Jones, has ruled that the use of 3rd party substitutes via New Jersey’s  Revised Durable Power of Attorney Act  (N.J.S.A. 46:2B-8.1) is inappropriate in most divorce matters. The…
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Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Jul 29

    Can I Finish My Probation Early in California?

    Can I Finish My Probation Early in California?
    If you were convicted of a criminal offense in California, either through accepting a guilty plea agreement or at trial, you may have been sentenced to a lengthy term of probation. Probation can be restrictive, costly, and time-consuming. In…
  • Jul 24

    Can I Be Arrested for Theft by A Credit or Debit Card in California?

    Can I Be Arrested for Theft by A Credit or Debit Card in California?
    In today’s electronic age most people do the bulk of their financial transactions online and with bank cards. Few people use cash anymore to make purchases or pay bills. As a result, theft offenses involving credit cards and debit cards…
  • Jul 22

    Should I Take My Criminal Case to Jury Trial in California?

    Should I Take My Criminal Case to Jury Trial in California?
    As a defendant in a criminal prosecution in California you have a number of rights guaranteed to you by the United States Constitution as well as the California State Constitution. Among those rights is the right to a trial by a jury of your…
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False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

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

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
  • Jul 29

    Medical device company pays $520,000 to settle off-label allegation

    Medical device company pays $520,000 to settle off-label allegation
    On July 28, the Department of Justice announced that Vascular Solutions, Inc., a medical device company, has agreed to pay $520,000 to resolve allegations – originally brought by a whistleblower – that the company marketed a…
  • Jul 27

    BNP Paribas offers judgment for $80 to resolve agriculture false claims case; US accept

    BNP Paribas offers judgment for $80 to resolve agriculture false claims case; US accept
    On July 24, a District Judge in the Southern District of Texas entered judgment against the French banking giant BNP Paribas for $80 million in a False Claims Act case alleging that the company received payment guarantees for US commodity…
  • Jul 27

    US intervenes in defective pricing qui tam case against Symantec

    US intervenes in defective pricing qui tam case against Symantec
    On July 22, the Department of Justice announced that it had intervened in a whistleblower’s case against the software company Symantec, alleging that the company had failed to provide accurate and updated pricing data for a Multiple…
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Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
  • Jul 28

    More on the power of positive energy

    More on the power of positive energy
    By Jon Katz, a criminal defense and DWI defense lawyer advocating in Fairfax County/Northern Virginia and beyond for the best possible results in drug, sex, DWI, felony and misdemeanor cases. http://katzjustice.com  I do not take…
  • Jul 23

    In persuading, remember that people are not always what they appear to be.

    In persuading, remember that people are not always what they appear to be.
    By Jon Katz, a criminal defense and DWI defense lawyer advocating in Fairfax County/Northern Virginia and beyond for the best possible results in drug, sex, DWI, felony and misdemeanor cases. http://katzjustice.comHow can we truly…
  • Jul 22

    Perverting your tax dollars- Federal prosecutors monitoring attorney-inmate emails.

    Perverting your tax dollars- Federal prosecutors monitoring attorney-inmate emails.
    By Jon Katz, a criminal defense and DWI defense lawyer advocating in Fairfax County/Northern Virginia and beyond for the best possible results in drug, sex, DWI, felony and misdemeanor cases. http://katzjustice.com     When my…
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Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Answers questions regarding New York criminal charges and criminal procedures.

http://www.jpdefense.com/new-york-criminal-defense/
  • Jul 28

    What’s The Penalty For Bank robbery in New York City?

    What’s The Penalty For Bank robbery in New York City?
    Robbing a bank in New York City is absolutely illegal, but it won’t be the State of New York who prosecutes you for it. Because deposit accounts in American banks are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, it’s the…
  • Jul 28

    What Are The Penalties For Cocaine Possession In New York?

    What Are The Penalties For Cocaine Possession In New York?
    Like other drug offenses, the severity of the charge for possession of cocaine is directly related to the quantity of the substance you are alleged to have possessed. Unlike many other drugs, the quantities involved in cocaine possession…
  • Jul 28

    Is It Legal To Get Prescriptions Written By An Online Pharmacy And Order Medicine For Patients In New York

    Is It Legal To Get Prescriptions Written By An Online Pharmacy And Order Medicine For Patients In New York
    No, it is a violation of federal law to fill a prescription that was written by a “cyberdoc” who has not properly evaluated a patient. While investigators rarely target consumers who receive prescription drugs from online…
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Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Provides legal commentary, opinions, and articles on criminal law.

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
  • Jul 28

    How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the right legal counsel

    How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the right legal counsel
    How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the right legal counsel. Choosing a good lawyer is a challenge.  In Ontario alone, there are over 20,000 […]by Sean Robichaud The post How to choose a good lawyer: 9 ways to select the…
  • Jul 25

    Stunt driving in Ontario. A lawyer’s explanation of charges and defence

    Stunt driving in Ontario. A lawyer’s explanation of charges and defence
    Stunt Driving and Racing in Ontario: charges, defences, and penalties explained by a defence lawyer. Over the years, our law firm has successfully defended many individuals charged with “stunt […]by Sean Robichaud The post…
  • Jul 21

    10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice.

    10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice.
    Taking over the world in crisp robes: 10 tips for new lawyers starting their practice. Being a new lawyer is challenging.  Whether you are working as an associate or starting […]by Sean Robichaud The post 10 tips for new…
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Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Jul 28

    Weapons Laws in Nevada

    Weapons Laws in Nevada
    Know the law when it Comes to Weapons in Nevada  Guns are legal in Nevada; however, there are restrictions on their use and possession. As such, people could be charged with a weapons offense if they carry a weapon in an unauthorized…
  • Jul 23

    Las Vegas Felony Overview

    Las Vegas Felony Overview
    An Overview of Felonies in Nevada  In Nevada, crimes can fall under one of two categories: misdemeanors or felonies. Felonies are the more serious of the two, because they generally consist of crimes against people rather than crimes…
  • Jul 22

    Theft Charges in Las Vega

    Theft Charges in Las Vega
    Section 205.0832 of the Nevada Revised Statute talks about the crime of theft. It can happen whenever someone “controls any property of another person with the intent to deprive” or when someone converts property to become their…
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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/
  • Jul 28

    Man Sentenced for Cold Case Sexual Assault in Orange County

    Man Sentenced for Cold Case Sexual Assault in Orange County
    Raul Moreno-Perez, 34, was sentenced to 25 years to life and lifetime registration as a sex offender for a crime he committed in 2001. On November 3, 2001 a 19-year-old girl was waiting at a bus stop in the city of Orange when Moreno-Perez…
  • Jul 26

    Cypress Resident Charged with 24 Felony Counts of Lewd Act

    Cypress Resident Charged with 24 Felony Counts of Lewd Act
    Michael Mordaunt, 45, of Cypress was arrested and charged with 24 felony counts, including 7 counts of lewd acts with minors under 14. According to authorities, Mordaunt was posing as a teenage boy on social media connecting with underage…
  • Jul 25

    Big Win for Defense in San Bernardino County Colonies Case

    Big Win for Defense in San Bernardino County Colonies Case
    Judge Michael A. Smith dismissed conspiracy charges against all four defendants in the Colonies Partners LP case citing the expiration of the statute of limitations. Jeff Burum, Paul Baine, Jim Erwin and Mark Kirk are accused of conspiring…
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New York Criminal Blog

New York Criminal Blog

Covers criminal law. Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.newyorkcriminal-blog.com/
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