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Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

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

    Be careful what you Tweet for...

    Be careful what you Tweet for...
    A 17 year old in Tarrant County was arrested for tweeting a picture of picture of an airsoft rifle aimed at a marked Fort Worth police vehicle and "Should I do it? They Don't Care For a Black Male Anyways." Police justified their arrest,…
  • May 31

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

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

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

    Sorting out the Mess in Waco, Texas (Part Three)
    Thus, following the shooting, the police had the right to not only arrest any person they observed shooting weapons at others, they would have the right to conduct a protective sweep of not only the outside of the restaurant, but the inside…
Rank this Week: 4594

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 10

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

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

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

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

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

    Driver's License Restoration Appeals in Michigan - The big Picture
    I have written rather extensively about the need to be eligible to file for and then win a Michigan driver's license restoration or clearance appeal. In this article, I want to begin with an example of how a little-known facet...
Rank this Week: 257

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 7

    Natapoff on Public Defenders and the Criminalization of Poverty

    Natapoff on Public Defenders and the Criminalization of Poverty
    Alexandra Natapoff (Loyola Law School Los Angeles) has posted Gideon's Servants and the Criminalization of Poverty (12 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 445 (2015)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In ways that slip beneath the doctrinal…
  • Jul 6

    "Teenager’s Jailing Brings a Call to Fix Sex Offender Registries"

    "Teenager’s Jailing Brings a Call to Fix Sex Offender Registries"
    The New York Times has the story: As Mr. Anderson’s defenders see it, his story is a parable of the digital age: the collision of the temporary relationships that young people develop on the Internet and the increasing criminalization of...
  • Jul 6

    "HRW to US: Adopt new criminal justice reform bill"

    "HRW to US: Adopt new criminal justice reform bill"
    Jurist has the story. In part: Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] on Thursday said that the SAFE Justice Act, a US criminal justice reform bill introduced in June, could better protect prisoners' rights and increase fairness in…
Rank this Week: 75

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    SOUTHBRIDGE SCHOOL TEACHER IS HELD WITHOUT BAIL FOR TRAFFICKING IN CHILD PORNOGRAPHY IN FEDERAL COURT

    SOUTHBRIDGE SCHOOL TEACHER IS HELD WITHOUT BAIL FOR TRAFFICKING IN CHILD PORNOGRAPHY IN FEDERAL COURT
    As we leavebehind July 4th weekend, we pause to think of those without liberty. This is a criminal lawyer’s blog, so that means incarcerated persons. Take 53-year-old Middle School Teacher Scott Peeler (hereinafter, the…
  • Jul 7

    Arrests Made in Burlington MA Hotel Homicide

    Arrests Made in Burlington MA Hotel Homicide
    Burlington Police Chief Michael Kent announced today that two men have officially been charged with the murder of a woman whose body was found at a Burlington hotel this past Thursday July 2nd. The victim, 34 year old Sanisha Johnson of the…
  • Jun 30

    NEW REPORT SHOWS DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IS ILL-EQUIPPED TO HANDLE FAIR HEARING PROCESS

    NEW REPORT SHOWS DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IS ILL-EQUIPPED TO HANDLE FAIR HEARING PROCESS
    I know I said that I would follow up my most recent blog discussing the insanity defense with an example of how it can be successfully used. However, a recent report was released regarding the Department of Children and Families, which…
Rank this Week: 716

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Serial Real Estate Investor Sentenced to Six Year

    Serial Real Estate Investor Sentenced to Six Year
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Zavier Kay Hafiz, Arizona, plead guilty on May 7, 2015 to Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices and was sentenced to six years in prison, followed by another seven years of probation.  In addition, he was ordered to…
  • Jul 6

    Nashville real estate company faces allegations of fraud and forgery

    Nashville real estate company faces allegations of fraud and forgery
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. According to the Nashville Post, a Nashville company specializing in the acquisition of distressed properties is facing allegations it used forgery and fraud in a massive scheme to purchase tax-sale properties for pennies…
  • Jul 2

    Gearhart Gets 14 Year

    Gearhart Gets 14 Year
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Kelly Gearhart, 54, a former real estate developer in California’s Central Coast, who previously lived in Atascadero, California and currently resides in Wadsworth, Ohio, was sentenced to 168 months…
Rank this Week: 3

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jul 7

    Sanctuary Cities and Blood

    Sanctuary Cities and Blood
    Miriam Jordan and Zusha Elinson report for the WSJ:The fatal shooting of a woman in San Francisco last week, allegedly by an illegal immigrant man convicted of seven felonies and previously deported to Mexico, has sparked a debate about…
  • Jul 6

    News Scan

    News Scan
    No 'Legal Basis' to Hold Illegal Immigrant Suspected in SF Shooting:  The illegal immigrant suspected in the shooting death of a young woman on a San Francisco pier last week has seven felony convictions on his record and had...
  • Jul 6

    Oops, Wrong Sniper

    Oops, Wrong Sniper
    The Stockton Record has this story on a locally notorious murder and the DA's decision to seek the death penalty. It's a good story overall, but I was taken aback by this passage:Virginia, Scheidegger said, executed Lee Boyd Malvo, also...
Rank this Week: 144

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Securing Your Gun

    Securing Your Gun
    The second amendment is a staple in American constitutional law.  Gun rights lawyers and other second amendment advocates quote and cite it often.  After America fought and won its independence, our founding fathers knew that an…
  • Jun 30

    Temporary Driving Permit After DUI in Florida

    Temporary Driving Permit After DUI in Florida
    How to Receive a Temporary Driving Permit after a DUI in Florida. In Florida, a person arrested for a DUI must face two separate cases: an administrative case and a criminal court case. While most people are familiar with the criminal…
  • Jun 6

    Florida Law Puts CDL Holders in Jeapardy

    Florida Law Puts CDL Holders in Jeapardy
    New Law will ban Florida Truckers from Texting and Driving The federal government in recent years has made stricter laws to prevent accidents involving commercial drivers. In 2013, Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill that allows Florida truckers to…
Rank this Week: 524

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jul 7

    New research highlights racial and gender skew in elected prosecutorial rank

    New research highlights racial and gender skew in elected prosecutorial rank
    As reported in this New York Times piece, headlined "A Study Documents the Paucity of Black Elected Prosecutors: Zero in Most States," new research spotlights that the persons most responsible for the administration of state…
  • Jul 7

    You be the judge: what federal sentence for evil cancer doctor?

    You be the judge: what federal sentence for evil cancer doctor?
    A few weeks ago, I was discussing with my kids whether they thought some humans were innately evil. In any such discussion, it might make sense to bring up the story of the Michigan oncologist who pleaded guilty to mistreating...
  • Jul 6

    Has any post-Johnson ACCA (or career offender) prisoner litigation now gotten started?

    Has any post-Johnson ACCA (or career offender) prisoner litigation now gotten started?
    The question in the title of this post is my post-holiday follow-up thought in light of my prior posts here and here and here concerning the uncertain (but surely significant) fall-out from the Supreme Court's big ruling in Johnson v....
Rank this Week: 182

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Saint Xavier Football Player Charged with Burglary

    Saint Xavier Football Player Charged with Burglary
    A Saint Xavier University football player and criminal justice major, Jonathan Gilbreth, was charged with one felony count of burglary on June 26, 2015, according to a news report. At around 3:10 a.m., police responded to a security alarm at…
  • Jul 3

    Suspected Arsonists Sought

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

    Murder Conviction Reinstated by Illinois Supreme Court

    Murder Conviction Reinstated by Illinois Supreme Court
    The Illinois Supreme Court reversed the decision of a lower court of appeals and reinstated the first-degree murder conviction and 70-year sentence of Mark Downs, who shot and killed a 6-year-old boy, Nico Contreras, in his sleep. The…
Rank this Week: 1261

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 7

    State v. Lujan: New Mexico Court of Appeal

    State v. Lujan: New Mexico Court of Appeal
    Lujan is a case where the Court of Appeals affirms a trial court's decision to dismiss a case for a speedy trial violation. In this case, there was a nineteen month delay between the defendant being accused of a crime and the motion being…
  • Jul 5

    Updated UJI 14-611 Chart

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

    New Mexico Supreme Court to Hear Serious Youthful Offender Case

    New Mexico Supreme Court to Hear Serious Youthful Offender Case
    Note to all criminal defense lawyers representing juveniles who are currently representing children charged as a "serious youthful offender":File your motions now in district court reserving your right to argue any remedies our Supreme Court…
Rank this Week: 1404

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

A legal blog written by a recent graduate of UCLA School of Law. Posts cover a wide range of topics, but areas of focus include criminal law, constitutional law, law and technology, and commentary on scholarship and legal education.

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Jul 7

    Baude on the Constitutionality of the Death Penalty

    Baude on the Constitutionality of the Death Penalty
    William Baude has this editorial in today's New York Times examining the Supreme Court's recent opinion in Glossip v. Gross. In Glossip, the Court evaluated whether Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol was constitutional and ultimately…
  • Jun 29

    Texas Man Wins Claim Against Neighbor Who Shot Down Drone

    Texas Man Wins Claim Against Neighbor Who Shot Down Drone
    Ars Technica has this story detailing the saga of a Texas man whose drone was shot down by his neighbor. Eric Joe, the owner of a hexacopter drone was flying his drone over his parents' property when a neighbor, Brett McBay shot Joe's drone…
  • Jun 27

    Bail Decisions Based on Algorithm

    Bail Decisions Based on Algorithm
    The New York Times has this interesting report on using algorithms to make bail determinations. From the article:Setting bail is a difficult task for judges. They must try to foretell whether the defendant is likely to commit another crime,…
Rank this Week: 2057

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 7

    Black Lives Matter, But Not So Much At The Mall

    Black Lives Matter, But Not So Much At The Mall
    Imagine organizing a protest, deep in the desert. Beautiful, natural surroundings, but not another person around for miles.  Does a protest with no one to hear it make a sound?  Well yeah, but it also doesn’t do much good. The…
  • Jul 7

    Feelzplainin’ and The Constitutional Right To Triggerdom

    Feelzplainin’ and The Constitutional Right To Triggerdom
    When Stephanie West Allen sent me a link to a Vice post, it seemed to be yet another in those inane efforts to throw as many silly words against the screen to justify trigger warnings in the absence of anything remotely resembling…
  • Jul 6

    The Million Dollar Hoody

    The Million Dollar Hoody
    Deputy Jeffrey Guy was just doing his job.  Responding to a domestic violence call, he saw a guy.  A guy!  If that wasn’t suspicious enough, check this: “As the gentleman walked by, he covered his head with the hood…
Rank this Week: 25

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

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

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 7

    New police hires declining, safety of cops' job lauded

    New police hires declining, safety of cops' job lauded
    In a story about police officer hiring (July 6), the Dallas News, reported that fewer officers are being hired across the state in part thanks to fewer veterans leaving the job. "Dallas is also hiring fewer officers than before. So is the…
  • Jul 6

    Ramping up debtors' prison in Waco

    Ramping up debtors' prison in Waco
    In McLennan County, Municipal Judge Christopher Taylor changed the policy regarding incarceration for unpaid traffic tickets, insisting that anyone who can't pay in full must "sit behind bars for time credit." The Waco Tribune Herald …
  • Jul 6

    Rigged game in Waco

    Rigged game in Waco
    One of the few bright spots coming out of the Twin Peaks massacre in Waco is that Tommy Witherspoon of the Waco Tribune Herald, one of the top crime-beat reporters in the state, for Grits' money, is on the scene to cover it. (I just wish the…
Rank this Week: 223

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Jul 7

    Terrific RAND commentary spotlights "The 10 Ps of Marijuana Legalization"

    Terrific RAND commentary spotlights "The 10 Ps of Marijuana Legalization"
    I just came across this terrific recent lengthy commentary piece at The RAND blog authored by Beau Kilmer. The piece is titled "The 10 Ps of Marijuana Legalization," and it is a must-read for anyone thinking about modern marijuana…
  • Jul 6

    "Lost in the Weeds of Pot Law: The Role of Legal Ethics in the Movement to Legalize Marijuana"

    "Lost in the Weeds of Pot Law: The Role of Legal Ethics in the Movement to Legalize Marijuana"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable law review article by Helia Garrido Hull recently posted to SSRN. Here is the abstract: Every day attorneys face ethical dilemmas in trying to meet client needs while complying with…
  • Jul 5

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

    Examining pot's potential for treatment of veterans' PTSD problem
    This recent lengthy article about marijuana research struck me as especially worth highlighting as we close out a weekend of patriotic celebrations. The piece is headlined "PTSD And Cannabis -- Can Researchers Cut Through The Politics To…
Rank this Week: 1470

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 7

    You Have the Data, Now What?

    You Have the Data, Now What?
    Many of the cases I work currently focus on the tracing of funds through multiple bank, brokerage, and credit card accounts. I am typically working with tens of thousands of transactions at a time, so the sheer volume of the data could be…
  • Jul 2

    Forensic Accounting in Construction Claim

    Forensic Accounting in Construction Claim
    Tracy Coenen talks about the prevalence of fraud allegations related to construction projects and the work a forensic accountant can do in construction claims. She goes through the basics of the financial analysis performed on the numbers and…
  • Jun 24

    Ways to Help Prevent Corporate Fraud

    Ways to Help Prevent Corporate Fraud
    Executives have the means to commit and cover up the largest frauds. They have access to the information and computer systems, they have power over all employees and they have access to the money. The finance function is riddled with fraud…
Rank this Week: 41

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 7

    Whistleblowers as Securities Fraud Detector

    Whistleblowers as Securities Fraud Detector
    Amanda Rose, Better Bounty Hunting: How the SEC's New Whistleblower Program Changes the Securities Fraud Class Action Debate, 108 Nw. U. L. Rev. 1235 (2014).Tom C.W. LinSecurities fraud presents one of the more vexing challenges for financial…
  • Jul 6

    The Reasons for Failures and Delays in Confirming Nominees Are More Complicated than We Think

    The Reasons for Failures and Delays in Confirming Nominees Are More Complicated than We Think
    Anne Joseph O'Connell, Shortening Agency and Judicial Vacancies through Filibuster Reform? An Examination of Confirmation Rates and Delays from 1981 to 2014, 64 Duke L.J. 1645 (2015).Richard PierceI thought I had a good general…
  • Jul 3

    The Truth is Not Enough to Set Us Free

    The Truth is Not Enough to Set Us Free
    Erik J. Girvan, On Using the Psychological Science of Implicit Bias to Advance Anti-Discrimination Law, (2015), available at SSRN.Marcia L. McCormickLegal scholars in a wide range of areas have used now well-settled developments in cognitive…
Rank this Week: 99

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Presents news and decisions on German criminal law. By Dr. Bottner.

http://www.anwalt-strafverteidiger.de/
Rank this Week: 531

Questions and Answers About…

Questions and Answers About Arrests, Criminal Procdures and Policies

By the Law Offices of Patituce & Associates, LLC.

http://www.patitucelaw.com/faqs/
Rank this Week: 2482

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

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

http://www.coloradospringsattorneys.org/blog/
  • Jul 6

    Texting and Driving

    Texting and Driving
    Here is another great submission for our scholarship essay contest: Texting and driving is a serious problem, that has recently been getting worse, especially among young adults. Young adults can sometimes be reckless, and I don’t…
  • Jul 3

    $7.1 Million Settlement in Lawsuit Over Cyclist Death

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

    Texting and Driving

    Texting and Driving
    Here is an excellent essay we received for one of our two $500 scholarships: How can we get people to stop texting and driving? At my high school, I was the president of Students Against Destructive Decisions, or SADD. The … The post…
Rank this Week: 2860

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

False Claims Act & Qui Tam Law

Covers the False Claims Act, Qui Tams, whistleblowers, and other related collateral proceedings, with special emphasis on health care fraud. By A. Brian Albritton.

http://www.falseclaimsactlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3174

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 6

    A Procedural Quagmire

    A Procedural Quagmire
    Over at Fault Lines (and if you haven't been going to Fault Lines, you should start), Christian Farias has a post on the constitutional difficulty of getting the Supreme Court to declare the death penalty unconstitutional.  The…
  • Jul 3

    Warren McCleskey - Maybe Yet

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

    Inverting Blackstone

    Inverting Blackstone
    It's called the "Blackstone Ratio" after William Blackstone who said it wasbetter that ten guilty persons escape, than that one innocent suffer.It is a lovely idea.  One we pay homage to while patting ourselves on the back about the…
Rank this Week: 268

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    SEX ON THE BEACH

    SEX ON THE BEACH
    30 Months was the sentence for two counts of L&L  for a 40 year old man who had sex on the beach with his 20 year old girlfriend.Jose Caballero, aged 40 and his girlfriend, Elissa Alvarez-veinte, were both convicted of lewd and…
  • Jul 6

    DRACHMA DRAMA

    DRACHMA DRAMA
    USA WOMEN'S TEAM WINS WORLD CUP!USA topped Japan 5-2 in the finale Sunday, as the US becomes the first nation to win the WC three times. Donald Trump: "When did we beat Japan at anything?"Presidential Announcement speech, June 16,…
  • Jul 2

    OH MY GOODNESS

    OH MY GOODNESS
    From NBC 6, video of Judge Mindy Glazer and a defendant who was her junior high school classmate. The two classmates bumped into each other at bond hearing. One was on the bench, one was wearing orange, the new black. The defendant was…
Rank this Week: 208

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jul 6

    Salt Lake City Prescription Drug Abuse

    Salt Lake City Prescription Drug Abuse
    Prescription drug abuse among Salt Lake City residents is a growing trend that can have criminal and even deadly consequences. Slippery slope Many cases of prescription drug abuse in Salt Lake City may be due to addicts looking for a quick…
  • Jul 1

    Assisted Suicide in Utah

    Assisted Suicide in Utah
    A Logan, Utah man was arrested for reckless endangerment and some weapon charges after he assisted with the suicide of his friend. A 20 year old man dealing with depression accompanied some friends to the home of 48 year old David Schofield…
  • Jun 29

    Racial Hate Crime

    Racial Hate Crime
    The FBI issued a 2013 report (the most current documented hate crime information) which states that racial hate crimes accounted for 48.5% of all hate crimes nationwide. The FBI defines racial and other hate crimes as a crime against a person…
Rank this Week: 1015

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 6

    Monday News and Open Thread

    Monday News and Open Thread
    President Obama just held a news conference on ISIS. I only caught the last 10 minutes. He said we would continue what we've been doing, and that we can't defeat ISIS militarily, we have to defeat their ideology. In Iraq news, the…
  • Jul 5

    Egypt Bans Reporters' Use Of ISIS Terminology

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

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

    The Targeted Killings of the Al Harzi Brothers in Iraq and Syria
    On June 23, the Pentagon announced Tunisian Ali al Harzi, who was a suspect in the 2012 Benghazi embassy attack, was killed in an airstrike in Mosul, Iraq on June 15. Yesterday, the Pentagon announced his brother, Tariq al Harzi, (pictured…
Rank this Week: 2

Wright Law Group Blog

Wright Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal law topics.

http://wrightlawgroupnv.com/blog/
  • Jul 6

    Las Vegas Law Enforcement Agencies Wrongful Use Utility Info

    Las Vegas Law Enforcement Agencies Wrongful Use Utility Info
    Law Enforcement Agencies’ Improper Use Of Utility InformationWe recently reported on teams of law enforcement agents showing up at the private residences of persons who have been issued a registry identification card by the Division of…
  • May 13

    Banks Going After Homeowner’s Association (HOA) Foreclosure

    Banks Going After Homeowner’s Association (HOA) Foreclosure
    Banks are Going After Homeowner’s Associations and The Agencies Conducting Foreclosure Sales Many banks are unwilling to accept the Nevada Supreme Court ruling that Homeowners Associations’ Super-priority Liens are…
  • May 6

    Medical Marijuana Health Information Privacy

    Medical Marijuana Health Information Privacy
    Medical Marijuana: Is Your Health Information Privacy Going to Pot?By John Henry Wright, Esq.Imagine teams of law enforcement agents, including officers from local police departments and the Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) showing up at…
Rank this Week: 2897

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
  • Jul 6

    Ostrich Instruction - Boilerplate Rule

    Ostrich Instruction - Boilerplate Rule
    UNITED STATES V. MACIAS, No. 13-2166 POSNER, Circuit Judge. The defendant was convicted of conspiring to distribute at least five kilograms of cocaine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 846 and 18 U.S.C. § 2, and of conducting an unlicensed...
  • Jun 22

    Brief Filed in 7th Circuit Court of Appeals: USSG 2D1.1(b)(12)

    Brief Filed in 7th Circuit Court of Appeals: USSG 2D1.1(b)(12)
    On June 15, 2015, Chicago Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Michael J. Petro filed his brief in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Acasio Sanchez. USA v. Acasio Sanchez, No. 15-1356. Mr. Petro represented Mr. Sanchez in the...
  • May 22

    Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney Michael J. Petro

    Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney Michael J. Petro
    One of Chicago’s most respected criminal defense attorneys, Michael J. Petro, has earned a reputation for providing high quality, aggressive legal representation in Chicago and around the United States. Criminal defense attorney, Michael J.…
Rank this Week: 851

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    9 Investigates uncovers proposed plan to make sex offenders pay yearly fee

    9 Investigates uncovers proposed plan to make sex offenders pay yearly fee
    Given the registry does nothing more than satisfy folks who want to know where registrants sleep for a few hours of a day, lets those folks pay for it! The registry already damages those on it.. 7-6-15 Florida: ORLANDO, Fla. — Sheriff's…
  • Jul 6

    Mary Devoy: Has Virginia's sex offender registry kept us safe?

    Mary Devoy: Has Virginia's sex offender registry kept us safe?
    Further proof that Lawmakers want only what keeps them in office.. 7-6-15 Virginia: Recently, Gov. Terry McAuliffe set up an independent commission to look at the 20 years since parole was abolished and determine whether it should be…
  • Jul 4

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

    After their sentences are complete, sexually violent predators are allowed to register as 'homeless'
    7-4-15 Colorado: DENVER - A recently released sexually violent predator registered his Denver address as "homeless," which turns out to be a common occurrence. Earlier this week, Denver police posted a community notification on…
Rank this Week: 21

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, breath testing, and field sobriety tests in Minnesota. By Charles A. Ramsay & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    The DWI Suspect: Lady Liberty's Red-Headed Step-Child

    The DWI Suspect: Lady Liberty's Red-Headed Step-Child
    The State of Minnesota—courts, cops, and legislators—provides more constitutional protection to convicted criminals than it does to drivers arrested under suspicion of drunk driving. You read that right. Incarcerated, guilty…
  • Jul 1

    D(efense)-Day: Opening a Second Front In Defense of the Constitution

    D(efense)-Day: Opening a Second Front In Defense of the Constitution
    In early 1944, Nazi Germany (the polar opposite of a country based on constitutionally guaranteed freedoms) was struggling to retain all the territory it had captured since it conquered Western Europe and invaded the Soviet Union. Soviet…
  • Jun 25

    Why get a warrant when you can use a statute instead?

    Why get a warrant when you can use a statute instead?
    We the People understand and appreciate that law enforcement’s job is to investigate crime by collecting evidence to be used in a criminal prosecution. In the DWI context, an officer’s primary goal is to generate evidence of a…
Rank this Week: 858

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI/DUI news, issues and defenses. By Charles A. Ramsay.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    The DWI Suspect: Lady Liberty's Red-Headed Step-Child

    The DWI Suspect: Lady Liberty's Red-Headed Step-Child
    The State of Minnesota—courts, cops, and legislators—provides more constitutional protection to convicted criminals than it does to drivers arrested under suspicion of drunk driving. You read that right. Incarcerated, guilty…
  • Jul 1

    D(efense)-Day: Opening a Second Front In Defense of the Constitution

    D(efense)-Day: Opening a Second Front In Defense of the Constitution
    In early 1944, Nazi Germany (the polar opposite of a country based on constitutionally guaranteed freedoms) was struggling to retain all the territory it had captured since it conquered Western Europe and invaded the Soviet Union. Soviet…
  • Jun 25

    Why get a warrant when you can use a statute instead?

    Why get a warrant when you can use a statute instead?
    We the People understand and appreciate that law enforcement’s job is to investigate crime by collecting evidence to be used in a criminal prosecution. In the DWI context, an officer’s primary goal is to generate evidence of a…
Rank this Week: 1312

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 6

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Child’s Statements to Teachers Are Non-Testimonial

    U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Child’s Statements to Teachers Are Non-Testimonial
    On June 18th the U.S. Supreme Court decided Ohio v. Clark, 576 U.S. __, 135 S. Ct. 2173 (2015), holding that a child abuse victim’s statements to his preschool teachers were non-testimonial under the Crawford confrontation clause…
  • Jul 2

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    The highly publicized escape of two murderers from a New York prison came to an end this week as Richard Matt was shot and killed and David Sweat was shot and captured. Sweat has been telling investigators about the escape and has apparently…
  • Jul 1

    Proper Procedure for Aggravating Factor

    Proper Procedure for Aggravating Factor
    Not many sentences come from the aggravated range—four percent in Fiscal Year 2013/14, according to the North Carolina Sentencing and Policy Advisory Commission. But when you use the aggravated range, you want to make sure to do it…
Rank this Week: 3564

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    Crash in Idaho Falls injures six.

    Crash in Idaho Falls injures six.
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
  • Jul 5

    Crash near Wendell claims one

    Crash near Wendell claims one
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Jul 5

    Crash near Wendell claims one

    Crash near Wendell claims one
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
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San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    How Do Multiple Convictions Affect My Sentence?

    How Do Multiple Convictions Affect My Sentence?
    Attorneys often hear this question—how do multiple convictions affect a sentence?  Being convicted of more than one crime may have a big impact on a criminal defendant’s sentence or “punishment.” This issue comes…
  • Jul 3

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

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

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

    Mother and Son Apprehended by U.S. Marshalls in San Diego
    In a bizarre twist of events, a man named Richard Perillo was apprehended (arrested) by U.S. Marshalls in San Diego recently for a botched attempted-murder conspiracy.  Mr. Perillo and his mother, Renee Perillo, have been wanted in…
Rank this Week: 1951

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers California criminal law, juvenile law, and domestic violence. By the Law Offices of Rudolph E. Loewenstein.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    DUI with Injury. Felony or Misdemeanor?

    DUI with Injury. Felony or Misdemeanor?
    The DA has the right to charge a DUI where injury is claimed, with either a felony or a misdemeanor. What makes it a felony charge or a less severe misdemeanor is the extent of the injury suffered by the victim. Sometimes it's obvious that…
  • Feb 24

    Under Cover Officer Goes Under the Covers in Orange County, CA , Part 2 Or Did the Cop Get His Happy Ending?

    Under Cover Officer Goes Under the Covers in Orange County, CA , Part 2 Or Did the Cop Get His Happy Ending?
    The jury selection process was dicey. Who among you is open to the idea that the police aren't telling the truth and the Defendant is? A few hands went up. Most just stared at the Defendant wondering why she was going to trial. Who among…
  • Feb 19

    Undercover Officer Goes Under the Covers In Orange County, CA

    Undercover Officer Goes Under the Covers In Orange County, CA
    In an effort to stamp out crime, the undercover officer entered the business slowly, looking around for any sign of the criminal activity. He thoughtfully removed a $100 bill and gave it to the suspect. He was directed into the darkness of…
Rank this Week: 979

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Jul 6

    Chairman of Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee Arrested for DUI, Seeks Help

    Chairman of Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee Arrested for DUI, Seeks Help
    On July 1, 44-year-old Senator Cam Ward, R-Alabaster and chairman of the Alabama Senate Judiciary Committee was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence. Ward said on Thursday that he would be seeking professional help after using…
  • Jul 3

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

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

    Judge Rejects Appeal in Aaron Hernandez Murder Case

    Judge Rejects Appeal in Aaron Hernandez Murder Case
    In April of this year, 25-year-old Aaron Hernandez, former tight end for the New England Patriots, was found guilty of first-degree murder in the June 2013 shooting of Odin Lloyd in a deserted industrial park. Lloyd was allegedly dating the…
Rank this Week: 329

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    Wiechert v. Florida - Proving Value of Property in Theft Case

    Wiechert v. Florida - Proving Value of Property in Theft Case
    In many Florida theft cases, a key point in determining one's sentence upon conviction is proving the value of the items allegedly stolen. For example, a person who steals less than $300 worth of valuables may be charged with petit theft,…
  • Jul 3

    Fort Lauderdale DUI Arrests Spike on July 4th Holiday

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

    Report: South Florida Communities May Lower Marijuana Possession Penaltie

    Report: South Florida Communities May Lower Marijuana Possession Penaltie
    A number of cities are weighing local proposals to reduce the penalties for low-level possession of marijuana. The measures would effectively decriminalize possessing the drug in small amounts for personal possession. So far, council…
Rank this Week: 4510

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    Traveling to Canada after a California DUI Conviction

    Traveling to Canada after a California DUI Conviction
    I’ve recently represented several people in California DUI cases who, after having been convicted, needed to travel to Canada. They were all surprised to learn that traveling to visit our neighbors to the north after a California DUI…
  • Jul 1

    100s of Breath and Blood Tests Thrown Out….Again

    100s of Breath and Blood Tests Thrown Out….Again
    I’ve posted repeatedly in the past about the inaccuracy and unreliability of breath and blood alcohol testing in crime labs.  See, for example, How Breathalyzers Work (and Why They Don’t) and Report: Breathalyzers…
  • Jun 22

    Report Ranks which States are Toughest on Drunk Driver

    Report Ranks which States are Toughest on Drunk Driver
    Wallethub.com, a financial services website, has attempted to rank states based on how tough and lenient their laws are on DUI offenders. Wallethub cited a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration statistic that 31 percent of motor…
Rank this Week: 605

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Jul 6

    [VIDEO] Virginia DUI – Why Were You Weaving?

    [VIDEO] Virginia DUI – Why Were You Weaving?
    No matter why you may be swerving or weaving, that usually gives the officer enough reason to pull you over, depending upon how severe it was. That’s definitely something that we will need to discuss. Contact me about your DUI case and…
  • Jul 1

    [VIDEO] Fight Searches Based on Odor of Marijuana

    [VIDEO] Fight Searches Based on Odor of Marijuana
    One of the main questions that comes up in a lot of marijuana cases that I defend is that the officer claims they smell the odor of marijuana, and that’s what gives them the right to search. Can you fight that kind of a search? Well,…
  • Jun 30

    Can the Handheld Breath Test be Used Against You in Court?

    Can the Handheld Breath Test be Used Against You in Court?
    There’s three steps for DUI which I explain when you contact my office and we will analyze your case together. One question is does the officer have a good reason to arrest you. That’s where the hand held breath test comes in. If…
Rank this Week: 1975

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

Covers immigration policies and criminal defense law in Austin, Texas.

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Jul 6

    The E-2 Improvement Act

    The E-2 Improvement Act
    On April 9th, 2015, Florida Congressman David Jolly (R) introduced a bill “The E-2 Improvement Act” that could have a significant and beneficial impact on E-2 Treaty Investor Visa holders whose ultimate desire is to obtain…
  • Jun 23

    Possible Visa Services Interruption

    Possible Visa Services Interruption
    The Department of State’s Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently experiencing technical problems with its visa systems. This issue is not specific to any particular country or visa category. We apologize for the inconvenience and are…
  • Jun 8

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services Reopen H-2B Cap for the Second Half of Fiscal Year 2015

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services Reopen H-2B Cap for the Second Half of Fiscal Year 2015
    On June 5, 2015, USCIS reopened the congressionally mandated fiscal year (FY) 2015 cap and will accept Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker, requesting new H-2B workers with an employment start date between April 1 and September 30,…
Rank this Week: 3733

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 191

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer…

St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Missouri family law. By Brinkman & Alter, LLC.

http://www.stlouiscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    St Louis Speeding Tickets: What If I Miss My Court Date For My Traffic Ticket?

    St Louis Speeding Tickets: What If I Miss My Court Date For My Traffic Ticket?
    $35 FOR MOST ST LOUIS TRAFFIC AND SPEEDING TICKET!! If you miss your traffic court date (and no one makes an appearance on your behalf), then the judge will issue a bench warrant for your arrest. And at that point, you will need to get the…
  • Jul 2

    St Louis Speeding Ticket Defense: How Do I Keep Points Off My Record?

    St Louis Speeding Ticket Defense: How Do I Keep Points Off My Record?
    ONLY $35 FOR MOST ST LOUIS SPEEDING AND TRAFFIC TICKETS!! There are two ways to keep points from going onto your permanent driving record in the state of Missouri: 1) get the ticket thrown out; 2) get the St Louis speeding ticket reduced to a…
  • Jul 1

    St Louis Criminal Defense: If I Am Pulled Over, Do I Have To Allow The Police To Search My Car?

    St Louis Criminal Defense: If I Am Pulled Over, Do I Have To Allow The Police To Search My Car?
    MOST MISDEMEANOR CHARGES CAN BE HANDLED FOR ONLY $375   No, you do not have to allow the police officer to search your vehicle. There are only certain circumstances under which an officer of the law may search your car (and a couple of…
Rank this Week: 2956

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

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

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    Police Panicking about Drug DUIs as Prescription Drug Use Spikes Across Nation

    Police Panicking about Drug DUIs as Prescription Drug Use Spikes Across Nation
    When you hear a report about someone arrested for a DUI in Los Angeles, your immediate thought might be that the person had been drinking too much alcohol before getting behind the wheel. But other substances can cause impairment similar to…
  • Jul 3

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

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

    Police Will Remember This Crazy DUI Arrest

    Police Will Remember This Crazy DUI Arrest
    When people are arrested for DUI in Los Angeles, they may harbor the hope that the arresting officer will go easy on them. But it probably won’t help their case if some unpleasant incident—like getting sick all over the back of…
Rank this Week: 4015

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 6

    Drug DUI Defendants Take Note: Pot Can Linger in Your Body for Day

    Drug DUI Defendants Take Note: Pot Can Linger in Your Body for Day
    Police use relatively simple tests to determine whether or not to charge someone with a DUI in Los Angeles. If a motorist’s blood alcohol content measures higher than .08 percent on a breathalyzer or blood test, that person will likely…
  • Jul 3

    TV Anchors Making DUI News [Themselves]

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

    Police and the DUI Driver and the City

    Police and the DUI Driver and the City
    Police officers are constantly on the lookout for drivers whom they can charge with a DUI in Los Angeles. So the last thing that impaired motorists usually want to do is to call attention to themselves and their driving. But in two recent…
Rank this Week: 889

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

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

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Jul 6

    More People Power: 14 Human Rights Successes So Far in 2015

    More People Power: 14 Human Rights Successes So Far in 2015
    By Kristin Hulaas Sunde Time to celebrate another 14 global human rights successes in 2015. 1. We helped Moses, a torture survivor on death row, get pardoned in Nigeria After nearly 10 years in jail, and over 800,000 letters of ……
  • Jul 3

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

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

    10 Questions about the UK Spying on Amnesty International

    10 Questions about the UK Spying on Amnesty International
    Yesterday, the UK’s Investigatory Powers Tribunal informed Amnesty International that British intelligence agency GCHQ had spied on the human rights organization by intercepting and accessing its email…
Rank this Week: 32

Houston Lawyer Blog

Houston Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law and criminal defense issues. By the Charles Johnson Law Firm.

http://www.houstonlawyer.com/blog/
  • Jul 6

    Juvenile Court: What to Expect

    Juvenile Court: What to Expect
    If your child is arrested or referred to the juvenile court by some other means-perhaps even by you-you will undoubtedly face a flood of emotions and have a multitude of questions. An attorney experienced in juvenile law can answer your…
  • Apr 19

    Houston Lawyer: Answers To Questions You May Have If You’ve Been Arrested

    Houston Lawyer: Answers To Questions You May Have If You’ve Been Arrested
    Have you or a loved one been arrested? The following are important answers to 50 questions that you may have at this moment. Houston Lawyer Charles Johnson WILL help you reach a resolution to the legal problem that has arisen in your life. At…
  • Apr 20

    Have You Been Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence?

    Have You Been Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence?
    Have you been falsely accused or wrongly prosecuted for domestic violence?  False allegations and wrongful prosecutions harm the innocent, squander resources, and shortchange true victims. If you or someone you care about has…
Rank this Week: 1378

White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

Tracks developments in notable white collar and securities enforcement actions. By Brune & Richard LLP.

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
  • Jul 6

    Calling it “Too Late and Too Little,” Judge Rakoff Rejects Rajat Gupta’s Motion to Vacate Conviction

    Calling it “Too Late and Too Little,” Judge Rakoff Rejects Rajat Gupta’s Motion to Vacate Conviction
    Judge Jed Rakoff rejected Rajat Gupta’s motion to vacate his conviction on insider trading charges last week. Gupta had argued that the court improperly instructed the jury that it could find Gupta guilty without proof that he…
  • Jul 2

    Hoskins Moves to Dismiss FCPA Conspiracy Charge

    Hoskins Moves to Dismiss FCPA Conspiracy Charge
    Former Alstom executive Lawrence Hoskins is continuing his efforts to chip away at FCPA charges filed against him by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the District of Connecticut. As explained in prior posts, Hoskins has tried to defeat the…
  • Jul 1

    SEC Uses New Data-Driven Techniques to Identify Alleged Cherry-Picking

    SEC Uses New Data-Driven Techniques to Identify Alleged Cherry-Picking
    The SEC announced securities fraud charges this week against Mark P. Welhouse and investment adviser Welhouse & Associates, Inc. According to the SEC, the respondents engaged in a multi-year cherry-picking scheme whereby Mr. Welhouse used…
Rank this Week: 2768