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Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

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

    Be careful what you Tweet for...

    Be careful what you Tweet for...
    A 17 year old in Tarrant County was arrested for tweeting a picture of picture of an airsoft rifle aimed at a marked Fort Worth police vehicle and "Should I do it? They Don't Care For a Black Male Anyways." Police justified their arrest,…
  • Jan 7

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways? (Part Two)

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways? (Part Two)
    However, Texas' public lewdness statute proscribes a wide range of conduct, including the consensual touching of breasts outside the clothing in public. Sec. 21.01. defines: (1) "Deviate sexual intercourse" means: (A) any contact between…
  • Jan 7

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?
    Salvador Cisneros came to the United States to realize the American dream, and part of his dream might have ranged from fondling breasts in public to joining the mile high club. Having been discovered in the United States without permission…
Rank this Week: 1914

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/
  • Jun 1

    DUI and Women

    DUI and Women
    The inspiration for this blog article comes from a recent conversation with my wife. I was mentioning something that a female DUI client of mine had said, and my wife noted that I, have a lot of women clients. I...
  • May 29

    You must be off Probation to win back your Michigan Driver's License

    You must be off Probation to win back your Michigan Driver's License
    In order to even begin the process of trying to win back your Michigan driver's license (or the clearance of a Michigan hold on your driving record, if you now live out of state), you must be legally eligible to...
  • May 25

    How to get the best Results in an OWI 3rd Offense (Felony DUI) case

    How to get the best Results in an OWI 3rd Offense (Felony DUI) case
    If you're facing a 3rd offense drunk driving charge anywhere in Michigan, then you already know it's a felony. In this article, I want to avoid all the scare tactics and make clear that, in most cases, and with proper...
Rank this Week: 438

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • May 29

    Crime and Mental Illne

    Crime and Mental Illne
    As our Delray Beach and Fort Lauderdale criminal defense lawyers know, the issue of interaction between and combination of criminal activity and mental illness or disease is an interesting one which has profound implications for our criminal…
  • May 28

    Violations in Palm Beach Decreased Over Memorial Day Weekend 2015

    Violations in Palm Beach Decreased Over Memorial Day Weekend 2015
    Despite South Florida police departments having prepared, as they do every year, for chaos and mayhem during the holiday weekend that just passed, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, there was a decrease in violations and 911…
  • May 22

    Memorial Day Weekend and DUI Checkpoint

    Memorial Day Weekend and DUI Checkpoint
    Our West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale DUI defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert know that Memorial Day Weekend is one of the business times of year in South Florida, especially in terms of DUI accidents and arrests.…
Rank this Week: 1058

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/
  • May 29

    Milam v. Commonwealth - Unlawful Entry by Officer

    Milam v. Commonwealth - Unlawful Entry by Officer
    Police officers may not enter one's dwelling, absent consent by owner or a warrant, except in the most extreme circumstances. Such a case might involve the reasonable belief that someone inside is in danger. Beyond that, any evidence…
  • May 27

    Youth Justice Bill to Limit Juvenile Convictions Passes Florida Senate

    Youth Justice Bill to Limit Juvenile Convictions Passes Florida Senate
    A measure that would inject some common-sense into the impossibly stringent sentences imposed on young, non-violent offenders in Florida is gaining widespread support. Passing by a vote of 37-1 in the Florida Senate, HB 99 would increase the…
  • May 23

    DUI Manslaughter Defendant Gets No Jail Time

    DUI Manslaughter Defendant Gets No Jail Time
    One of the key pieces of evidence in many criminal Florida DUI cases is the breathalyzer test, typically conducted with a brand of machine known as the "Intoxilyzer." It is designed to measure a person's blood-alcohol content by analyzing…
Rank this Week: 1055

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 149

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 29

    New Program Hopes to Keep Mentally Ill Defendants Out of Jail

    New Program Hopes to Keep Mentally Ill Defendants Out of Jail
    On the heels of the Chicago “Rocket Docket” program comes a new initiative from the Cook County Sheriff’s Office aimed at identifying – and getting treatment for – Cook County misdemeanor arrestees with mental…
  • May 27

    Accelerated Resolution Court Act Seek to Get Cook County Inmates Out of Jail

    Accelerated Resolution Court Act Seek to Get Cook County Inmates Out of Jail
    The Illinois Senate unanimously passed a bill that would move petty, non-violent offenders out of the Cook County jail system on an expedited basis. The bill, which creates a pilot program in the Cook County Jail, is aimed at releasing…
  • May 22

    Cook County Woman Charged with Battery after Attacking Boyfriend in Public Restroom

    Cook County Woman Charged with Battery after Attacking Boyfriend in Public Restroom
    A Cook County woman was charged with domestic battery for allegedly slamming her boyfriend’s head into a public restroom following his refusal to have sex with her. She was also charged with illegal possession of prescription drugs…
Rank this Week: 1940

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • May 29

    MO - My story Failure to register

    MO - My story Failure to register
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By SD: In the State of Missouri those that predate January 1 1995 are not required to register under State law due to the States…
  • May 29

    Child custody brings new charge

    Child custody brings new charge
    The following was sent to us via the "Tell Us Your Story" form and posted with the users permission. By Rail Roaded: I have a sex assault conviction in 1994 for pinching a nine year old girl inappropriately. Yes, I was messed up and high and…
  • May 7

    FL - ARM Rally In Tally (Tallahassee, FL) April 22, 2015

    FL - ARM Rally In Tally (Tallahassee, FL) April 22, 2015
    This is Once Fallen's video and commentary on the Rally In Tally, a collaborative effort between various organizations within the Anti-Registry Movement (ARM). The purpose of the rally was to bring a bold message to one of the strongholds of…
Rank this Week: 4

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/
  • May 29

    DOJ civil rights chief shaped by landmark TX litigation

    DOJ civil rights chief shaped by landmark TX litigation
    In the course of twenty years in Texas' criminal-justice reform movement, Grits has enjoyed the good fortune to work with a bevy of amazing women and, for whatever reason, only a handful of men operating at the same, high levels who for the…
  • May 28

    Forensic error roundup

    Forensic error roundup
    A few more tidbits on forensic science reform, Texas' junk science writ, new legislation clarifying its meaning, and the upcoming oral arguments next week rehearing Ex Parte Robbins.Maurice Chammah of the Marshall Project wrote a story about…
  • May 28

    Who killed Texas' 'ban-the-box' bill?

    Who killed Texas' 'ban-the-box' bill?
    After a promising start in the House, "ban the box" legislation - postponing questions about criminal history until later in the hiring process at state agencies - failed even to get a hearing on the senate side this year. Senate Natural…
Rank this Week: 94

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    Mass Incarceration, or Not Enough?

    Mass Incarceration, or Not Enough?
    Academia, the defense bar, and others in the pro-crime lobby ceaselessly and loudly tell us that the amount of incarceration is too high.  They show much less interest in talking about the amount of crime.  When they can be…
  • May 28

    The Hastert Indictment and "Over-Criminalization"

    The Hastert Indictment and "Over-Criminalization"
    Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been indicted on charges of money structuring and lying to the FBI.  The indictment was returned in February and announced today.  The story is here.  Essentially, the allegation is that…
  • May 28

    The Soccer Indictment

    The Soccer Indictment
    I know little about soccer and even less about the FIFA indictments announced yesterday by Attorney General Loretta Lynch.  This story in the NYT suggests that DOJ saw rampant graft and is determined to impose criminal penalties.This is…
Rank this Week: 179

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • May 29

    "True Threats," Facebook and "Blowing Off Steam"

    "True Threats," Facebook and "Blowing Off Steam"
    This post examines an opinion recently issued by a U.S. District Court Judge who sits in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana:  U.S. v. Bradbury, 2015 WL 2449641 (May 22, 2015).  He begins by explaining that…
  • May 27

    Murder, Aggravated Assault and the Cell Phone Location Data

    Murder, Aggravated Assault and the Cell Phone Location Data
    After Kendrick Herring was charged with a number of crimes, which are listed later in this post, he filed a motion to suppress “any evidence obtained as a result of the search and seizure of his real-time cellphone location…
  • May 25

    The Rental Agreement, the Online Review and Defamation Per Se

    The Rental Agreement, the Online Review and Defamation Per Se
    This post examines an opinion the Utah Court of Appeals recently issued in a civil case that involves an online posting and a suit for defamation:  Westmont Residential LLC v. Buttars, 340 P.3d 183 (2015).  The parties to the suit…
Rank this Week: 844

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/
  • May 29

    One vehicle crash off US 91 in Blackfoot

    One vehicle crash off US 91 in Blackfoot
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • May 29

    Single vehicle injury crash near Wendell

    Single vehicle injury crash near Wendell
    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…
  • May 28

    ISP Drug Seizure and Arrest in Idaho Fall

    ISP Drug Seizure and Arrest in Idaho Fall
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
Rank this Week: 324

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    Orange County District Attorney’s Office Tossed Off Murder Case

    Orange County District Attorney’s Office Tossed Off Murder Case
    Scott Sanders was just doing his job, as the Santa Ana assistant public defender representing accused mass murderer Scott Dekraai before Judge Thomas Goethals. But what he found not only compelled the judge to throw the entire friggin’…
  • May 29

    FIFA And The Long Arm Of The Law

    FIFA And The Long Arm Of The Law
    Unlike David Post, I’m a real American and couldn’t care less about soccer. Sure, I joined my high school’s inaugural junior varsity soccer team, but quit after a few weeks. Kicking was fun, but who knew there would be…
  • May 28

    Because They All Look Alike, Right?

    Because They All Look Alike, Right?
    Reading the Second Circuit’s affirmance of District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin’s suppression ruling in United States v. Watson, my initial thought was that it was a shame that Judge Barrington Parker wasn’t on…
Rank this Week: 73

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
  • May 29

    An Ounce of Prevention

    An Ounce of Prevention
    If you haven’t heard by now, internal fraud is expensive, costing companies an average of 6 percent of revenues each year. Employees are in an excellent position to steal the company blind. Particularly for those in upper management,…
  • May 25

    Lifestyle Analysis in Family Law Case

    Lifestyle Analysis in Family Law Case
    This article was originally printed in the ABA Section of Family Law eNewsletter, November 2011. One of the chief concerns in a divorce or child custody case is identifying the true income of one or both of the parties. It is not unusual for…
  • May 21

    Starting a Case as an Expert Witne

    Starting a Case as an Expert Witne
    Tracy Coenen talks about the steps she takes when she starts a new expert witness case. What documents should you ask for? What should you evaluate first?
Rank this Week: 20

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By William Wallshein, P.A.

http://www.southfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 29

    Five Substances Added to the Controlled Substances List

    Five Substances Added to the Controlled Substances List
    Five dangerous synthetic cannabinoids have been added to Florida’s list of controlled substances. House Bill 897 passed the Florida legislature unanimously and was signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. It classifies the five drugs as…
  • May 25

    What are Lesser Included Offenses?

    What are Lesser Included Offenses?
    Many criminal charges have less serious charges contained within them; often, a misdemeanor is contained within a felony. These less serious charges are known as lesser included offenses. A person may be charged with both the greater charge…
  • May 20

    Community Correction

    Community Correction
    In Florida, there are several alternatives to jail time available. Depending on the type of offense, an offender may be able to avoid incarceration by complying with certain conditions and restrictions. Probation Probation is court-ordered…
Rank this Week: 2293

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/
  • May 29

    Putting Employer-Provided Health Care in Context and Thinking about the Future

    Putting Employer-Provided Health Care in Context and Thinking about the Future
    Brendan S. Maher, Regulating Employment-Based Anything, 99 Minn. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2015), available at SSRN.Amy MonahanEmployer-provided health care occupies an uneasy position within health law. On the one hand, it is the primary source…
  • May 27

    The Effective Early American State

    The Effective Early American State
    Max Edling, A Hercules in the Cradle: War, Money, and the American State (2014).Roman HoyosFor those of us working on the relationship between law and the American state, Max Edling’s first book, A Revolution in Favor of Government, was…
  • May 26

    Not So Schizophrenic: The Founders’ Understanding of Indian Affairs and the Constitution

    Not So Schizophrenic: The Founders’ Understanding of Indian Affairs and the Constitution
    Gregory Ablavsky, Beyond the Indian Commerce Clause, 124 Yale L.J. 1012 (2015).Bethany BergerFederal Indian law fits awkwardly in American constitutional doctrine, so much so that Justice Clarence Thomas has declared it “to say the…
Rank this Week: 1269

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/
  • May 29

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    It was a big news week, but I’ll start with the General Assembly. First off, it passed a law, S.L. 2015-31, that requires motor vehicles to have at least one “stop lamp,” or brake light, on each side of the rear of the…
  • May 28

    Counting Jail Credit Day

    Counting Jail Credit Day
    If a defendant is arrested on Monday, detained all week, and sentenced on Friday, how many days of jail credit does he get? It’s either four or five, right? Five if you subscribe to the theory that any portion of a day is a day for…
  • May 27

    How Many Shades of Registration Violations?

    How Many Shades of Registration Violations?
    Gray is in.  And DMV knows it.    The News and Observer’s Road Worrier, Bruce Siceloff, reports that DMV is dropping its colorful registration renewal stickers in favor of neutral gray ones—and saving more than…
Rank this Week: 1868

New York Criminal Defense Blog

New York Criminal Defense Blog

Covers high-profile crimes and the NYS criminal system. By Arkady Bukh.

http://www.nyccriminallawyer.com/blog
  • May 29

    Assault Weapon Ban

    Assault Weapon Ban
    Even a New York Judge can’t get the Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo or the NY State Police to release what could be embarrassing numbers. Despite an order issued by New York Judge Thomas J. McNamara, and required by the SAFE Act, The…
  • May 22

    Juvenile Justice Reform Could Help NY Teens Accused of Crime

    Juvenile Justice Reform Could Help NY Teens Accused of Crime
    It is never a good thing when a teenager faces criminal charges, but the biggest nightmare for teens and parents is when a young person ends up being charged as an adult.  Teenagers do not have the maturity or knowledge to make informed…
  • May 18

    Lack of Diversity in the US Legal System

    Lack of Diversity in the US Legal System
    According to Montgomery Tabron, the head of WK Kellogg Foundation, one of the country’s largest philanthropies, the law enforcement and justice system in the US is broken. While criticism is rampant about the fact that the…
Rank this Week: 2370

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    True Friends, One Question (New Video)

    True Friends, One Question (New Video)
    Yesterday, I posted the video of a beating that took place in a holding cell.Please watch it, and then answer the following question:What if no video existed, what would have been the story of the officers, and would have anybody believed the…
  • May 28

    Best of Brand New: Chance the Rapper's Guest Rap on Action Bronson's "Baby Blue"

    Best of Brand New: Chance the Rapper's Guest Rap on Action Bronson's "Baby Blue"
    Been grooving on this for about two months now, and it is so utterly good.But as great as Action's song is, with a lot of help from Mark Ronson, Chance the Rapper's guest rap makes this song a classic. And Action predicts the outcome of the…
  • May 27

    Las Cruces Sun-News Article and Video

    Las Cruces Sun-News Article and Video
    An article, along with video, indicating what the Dona Ana DA and New Mexico AG have decided to do regarding the prosecution of two police officers from Las…
Rank this Week: 2247

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.dallascriminalappealslawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    PROLONGED DRUG STOPS IMPROPER ABSENT ONGOING REASONABLE SUSPICION

    PROLONGED DRUG STOPS IMPROPER ABSENT ONGOING REASONABLE SUSPICION
    The United States Supreme Court in April invalidated a police practice that has been common nationwide including in the Dallas area, and usually comes up in drug cases, where officers make a valid traffic stop, but then deliberately prolong…
  • May 21

    Dog Fighting Case

    Dog Fighting Case
    Sufficiency of the evidence issues have been demonstrated in recent years in dogfighting or engaging in organized crime/dogfighting cases out of Texas Courts of Appeals, including the Fifth Court of Appeals at Dallas, the Eleventh Court of…
  • May 14

    Right to a Public Trial

    Right to a Public Trial
    Last fall the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in Austin, the highest Court for criminal cases in Texas,  re-visited questions about the defendant’s right to a public trial.  The appeal was from a smaller…
Rank this Week: 3529

The Saile Law Blog

The Saile Law Blog

Covers New Jersey and Pennsylvania personal injury, criminal and traffic offenses legal developments. By Saile & Saile LLP.

http://www.sailelaw.com/blog/index.cfm
  • May 28

    4 Motorcycle Helmet Benefit

    4 Motorcycle Helmet Benefit
    The smartest thing that you can do if you’re a motorcyclist is to wear a motorcycle helmet. The following consider four motorcycle helmet benefits.1. A Helmet Reduces the Risk of a Fatal Injury in the Event of a CrashMotorcycle…
  • May 27

    What are the rules for crossing an unmarked crosswalk in New Jersey?

    What are the rules for crossing an unmarked crosswalk in New Jersey?
    To cross an unmarked crosswalk in New Jersey, pedestrians must stop and look both ways and may cross when the traffic clears or the signals turn in their favor (green in the direction you are walking). The state of New Jersey implements…
  • May 26

    Pennsylvania Moves Up Bicycle-Friendly States Ranking

    Pennsylvania Moves Up Bicycle-Friendly States Ranking
    Bicycle and pedestrian safety initiatives are key to keeping everyone safe on the road. The state of Pennsylvania has made big gains in terms of its policies regarding cyclists’ safety and has moved up in the ranks of bicycle-friendly…
Rank this Week: 543

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/
  • May 28

    This woman is trying to stop juvenile sex offenders — by helping them

    This woman is trying to stop juvenile sex offenders — by helping them
    5-28-15 National: Elizabeth Letourneau is one of the country's leading experts on sex crime — why it happens and whether there are better ways to stop it. She focuses in particular on juvenile sex offenders: people who commit a sex crime…
  • May 27

    State drops charges against Hampden woman accused of running over sex offender

    State drops charges against Hampden woman accused of running over sex offender
    5-27-15 Maine: NOBLEBORO, Maine — All charges were dropped May 12 against a Hampden woman who was arrested in March for allegedly running over her boyfriend, a convicted sex offender, with a car after she caught him allegedly attempting to…
  • May 27

    Alabama GOP Passes Bill Regulating Abortion Clinics Like Sex Offender

    Alabama GOP Passes Bill Regulating Abortion Clinics Like Sex Offender
    Now where is the bill preventing children from going anywhere near lawmakers? Lest children learn how to misconstrue, and do all those other things lawmakers do to stay in office! 5-27-15 Alabama: The Alabama house passed legislation Tuesday…
Rank this Week: 29

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 28

    Former Short Sale Specialist Convicted of Mortgage and Tax Fraud

    Former Short Sale Specialist Convicted of Mortgage and Tax Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Charise Stone, 46, Ashburn, Virginia resident was convicted by a federal jury on 13 charges related to mortgage fraud, passing fictitious financial instruments, and tax fraud. The defendant was indicted on April 15, 2014.…
  • May 27

    Judge Hands Down 30 Year Prison Sentence to Leader of Mortgage and Investment Fraud Scheme

    Judge Hands Down 30 Year Prison Sentence to Leader of Mortgage and Investment Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. James Tyson, Jr., 34, Charlotte, North Carolina, was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge Graham C. Mullen to 30 years in prison, Carrie Tyson, 61, Winterville, North Carolina, was sentenced to 18 years in prison,…
  • May 26

    It’s Prison Time for Man Who Ran $4M Loan Fraud Scheme

    It’s Prison Time for Man Who Ran $4M Loan Fraud Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Julian Martin Gaspar Vazquez, 52, of Mexico was sentenced on May 22, 2015, by United States District Judge William P. Dimitrouleas, to forty-one months imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release for…
Rank this Week: 3

Arizona Common Law

Arizona Common Law

Discusses law in the state of Arizona with a focus on what rights are protected by the Arizona Constitution, free speech rights (protected by the federal and Arizona Constitutions), religion and religious freedoms (protected by the federal and Arizona Constitutions), and emerging issues of the law. By Joe Thomas.

http://azcommonlaw.com
  • May 28

    Gardner v. State of Arizona, 15 Ariz. 403

    Gardner v. State of Arizona, 15 Ariz. 403
    The origins of Arizona’s libel law can be traced back to its territorial days.1 See Ariz. Rev. Stats. 1901 chap. X § 220 libel.   However, there has been a paradigm shift with how libel is treated by the state. During the…
  • May 26

    Article – Deregulation of Marijuana

    Article – Deregulation of Marijuana
    The status of marijuana is confusing.  Mixed messages are being sent in states that either have decriminalized or legalized the drug in some capacity because federal law prohibits it entirely.  Here in Arizona, the state has…
  • May 22

    City and County of San Francisco California v. Sheehan

    City and County of San Francisco California v. Sheehan
    The United States Supreme Court just announced a widely anticipated case on how the police interacted with a mentally ill woman. The writ of certiorari presented two questions for the Supreme Court to consider: 1. Whether the the Americans…
Rank this Week: 3106

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Covers Mississippi criminal and personal injury law. By Coxwell & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • May 28

    Drug Conspiracy Indictment in Harrison County

    Drug Conspiracy Indictment in Harrison County
    A man from Gulfport is currently awaiting trial on federal drug conspiracy charges in Harrison County. According to WAPT News Channel 16, 42-year-old Omar Dancer is being charged with conspiracy to distribute five kilos of cocaine and one…
  • May 28

    SUV Driven Into Wall in Jackson

    SUV Driven Into Wall in Jackson
    On Wednesday, a crash in Jackson sent a Hinds County Youth Court employee to the hospital. According to WAPT News Channel 16, the incident happened on Terry road. The driver reportedly lost control of his SUV, drove through a church parking…
  • May 21

    Robbery Arrest in Jackson

    Robbery Arrest in Jackson
    On Tuesday, a woman was arrested in connection with a robbery at the Regional Bank at 1455 Jacksonian Plaza. According to WJTV News Channel 12, 40-year-old Latina M. Younger was arrested and charged with bank robbery. She allegedly used a…
Rank this Week: 3525

Washington State DUI and Criminal…

Washington State DUI and Criminal Traffic Blog

Covers DUI and traffic law issues. By W. james Kotlowski.

http://duiseattleblog.typepad.com/dui_seattle/
  • May 28

    How many days in advance do I have to subpoena officer for the DOL Hearing?

    How many days in advance do I have to subpoena officer for the DOL Hearing?
    Ten (10) business days is the requirement not including the day of service. The subpoena must be signed by a Department of Licensing (DOL) Hearing Officer and accompanied by the witness fee check. See link for form. DOL Subpoena
  • May 27

    Can I vacate my Reckless or Negligent Driving charge?

    Can I vacate my Reckless or Negligent Driving charge?
    Yes. Most of the time - if you meet specific conditions. (i.e. no new criminal convictions among others) You can still vacate a Reckless or Negligent Driving conviction reduced from DUI. However, because of recent changes to the law the...
  • May 27

    How much can I expect to pay for a deferred prosecution mental health evaluation?

    How much can I expect to pay for a deferred prosecution mental health evaluation?
    Typically, $500-$1000. The prices definitely vary by treatment agency so you may shop around. However, going to a treatment agency or mental health provider that has done deferred prosecution mental health evaluations before is very…
Rank this Week: 4129

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • May 28

    Exceptions to the No-Expungement Rule - Juvenile Record

    Exceptions to the No-Expungement Rule - Juvenile Record
    Several recent blog posts have detailed Maine's expungement laws, which deal with criminal records, and who can see them. Generally speaking, it's impossible to expunge, or seal, your criminal record unless you petition for executive…
  • May 27

    How Do I Start the Divorce Process in Maine?

    How Do I Start the Divorce Process in Maine?
    You've tried to work things out and your differences are irreconcilable. As difficult as it may be, the best thing you can do for yourself and your children if you have them is to move on. No one benefits from a miserable and combative…
  • May 26

    Can My Spouse Refuse a Divorce?

    Can My Spouse Refuse a Divorce?
    There was once a time when a spouse could refuse to divorce the other spouse and the courts would honor that decision. This is no longer the case, and although your spouse can refuse to cooperate and/or sign the divorce papers, you may still…
Rank this Week: 1969

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
  • May 28

    Why are the Rohingya fleeing Myanmar?

    Why are the Rohingya fleeing Myanmar?
    In the past three years, tens of thousands of Rohingya have boarded ships to flee abroad, to escape persecution in Myanmar. However, the issues they face are not new.
  • May 28

    Angola: Journalist Rafael Marques Convicted for Writing a Book

    Angola: Journalist Rafael Marques Convicted for Writing a Book
    There is a short distance between freedom and conviction in Angola. For journalist and human rights activist Rafael Marques de Morais, it was one week.
  • May 27

    VICTORY: Nebraska Becomes the 19th US State to Abolish the Death Penalty!

    VICTORY: Nebraska Becomes the 19th US State to Abolish the Death Penalty!
    Wow, who would have thought it possible? Red-state Nebraska (with a few purple splotches) actually has repealed the death penalty by voting to override the Governor’s veto! And who were the people responsible for finally pushing this…
Rank this Week: 21

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 28

    Thursday Open Thread: Aspen Bound

    Thursday Open Thread: Aspen Bound
    I'm off to NORML's annual Aspen legal conference. My talk this year: "Getting High With Someone Who Dies: Defending Drug Users Charged With Complicity and Enhanced Penalties in Drug Overdose Cases." Here's the entire agenda, it's a... [[ This…
  • May 27

    Wednesday Open Thread

    Wednesday Open Thread
    My blogging is light because I'm just finishing watching the last 24 episodes of Cartel de los Sapos (First Season.) In between episodes, I read about the real life persons the charaters are portraying, to see how closely the show follows…
  • May 27

    Soccer Officials Face U.S. Indictment and Extradition

    Soccer Officials Face U.S. Indictment and Extradition
    Swiss police have arrested several FIFA officials and sports marketing executives on a U.S. grand jury indictment alleging corruption and bribery related charges. They will be extradited the the U.S. to face trial. The head honcho, Sepp…
Rank this Week: 2

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • May 28

    No criminal defense necessary for Georgia veteran

    No criminal defense necessary for Georgia veteran
    When an innocent individual is in trouble and needs help, the vast majority of people in Georgia would likely jump into action to render aid. One community believes that is exactly what one veteran did, although his action ultimately…
  • May 14

    After criminal charges filed, sheriff asserts commitment to job

    After criminal charges filed, sheriff asserts commitment to job
    A local sheriff was arrested following what he claims was simply a tragic and unfortunate accident. Charged with reckless conduct in the shooting incident of an individual, the Georgia sheriff maintains that he is still committed to…
  • Apr 26

    Georgia pair accused of fraud arrested on felony charge

    Georgia pair accused of fraud arrested on felony charge
    A six-month long investigation by the Georgia Board of Workers' Compensation ended with the arrest of two people. Various accusations of fraudulent acts resulted in multiple felony charges. Of those arrested, one apparently has ties to a MLB…
Rank this Week: 2375

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • May 28

    Siler v. 146 Montague Assocs. (supra)

    Siler v. 146 Montague Assocs. (supra)
    Page 127 683 N.Y.S.2d 127 1998 N.Y. Slip Op. 12,018 Benita Nicasio MORALES, Respondent, v. COUNTY OF NASSAU, Appellant. Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department. Dec. 31, 1998. Page 128 Devitt, Spellman, Barrett, Callahan, Leyden…
  • May 28

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont

    Family Court of Dutchess Count...cont
    1 The background of this supplemental proceeding is as follows: on January 15, 1993, on consent, petitioner wife obtained a final order of protection for one year directing that respondent shall not assault, menace, harass or recklessly…
  • May 27

    Family Court denied the request...cont

    Family Court denied the request...cont
    However, it is clear that, under the circumstances of this case, petitioner was entitled to present further evidence on the issue of disposition (cf., Quintana v. Quintana, supra [Family Court was not required to hold dispositional hearing…
Rank this Week: 1591

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.marylandduilawyersblog.com/
  • May 28

    Actor and Playwright Sam Shepard Arrested For DUI in New Mexico

    Actor and Playwright Sam Shepard Arrested For DUI in New Mexico
    Sam Shepard, an Oscar nominated and Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, was arrested for DUI in New Mexico Monday night. Shepard was spotted driving to drive away with the emergency brake on, at which point police were called to the scene.…
  • May 27

    Arizona Driver Arrested For DUI After Taking Cop Car, Turning On Siren

    Arizona Driver Arrested For DUI After Taking Cop Car, Turning On Siren
    An Arizona woman is facing two counts of aggravated DUI after allegedly taking a friend’s police car and driving to a fast food restaurant. Elizabeth Jean Moore, was taken into custody after turning on the siren while at the drive thru…
  • May 26

    Suspected DUI Driver Hits Disability Transport Bus in Maryland

    Suspected DUI Driver Hits Disability Transport Bus in Maryland
    A Maryland driver suspected of DUI has been arrested after allegedly crashing into a disability transport bus in Laurel, Maryland. The crash took place in front of Laurel elementary school where both vehicles had to be towed away from…
Rank this Week: 691

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news-events-exonerations
  • May 28

    Harrell Case Illustrates Need for Expansion of New Jersey’s DNA Access Law

    Harrell Case Illustrates Need for Expansion of New Jersey’s DNA Access Law
    A piece published Wednesday by the Marshall Project details the plight of Innocence Project client Dion Harrell, who was convicted in 1992 of a 1988 rape which he maintains he did not commit and sentenced to eight years in prison. Harrell was…
  • May 28

    Texas Governor Signs Measure to Fix Texas DNA Testing Law

    Texas Governor Signs Measure to Fix Texas DNA Testing Law
    Testing of Crime Scene Evidence Permitted When There is Reasonable Likelihood of Containing Biological Evidence Contacts: Paul Cates, pcates@innocenceproject.org David Edmonson (Sen.…
  • May 27

    Fixing Forensic Science Before it Goes to Court

    Fixing Forensic Science Before it Goes to Court
    An article published in the Christian Science Monitor yesterday takes a look at some of the fallout from recent exposures of faulty forensics work which may have tainted thousands of criminal cases nationally. Specifically, Christian Science…
Rank this Week: 2777

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/
  • May 28

    White on False Science in Police Interrogation

    White on False Science in Police Interrogation
    Catherine E White has posted Comment: 'I Did Not Hurt Him...This Is a Nightmare': The Introduction of False, But Not Fabricated, Forensic Science in Police Interrogations (Wisconsin Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Junk…
  • May 28

    Caruso on Unemployment and Rape

    Caruso on Unemployment and Rape
    Raul Caruso (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan) has posted What is the Relationship between Unemployment and Rape? Evidence from a Panel of European Regions on SSRN. Here is the abstract: This paper empirically analyzes the…
  • May 28

    Fahey on Transatlantic Cooperation in Criminal Law

    Fahey on Transatlantic Cooperation in Criminal Law
    Elaine Fahey (City University London - City Law School) has posted Transatlantic Cooperation in Criminal Law (M. Bergström, V. Mitsilegas and T. Konstadinides (eds) Research Handbook on EU Criminal law (Edward Elgar, 2015)) on SSRN. Here is…
Rank this Week: 115

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/
  • May 28

    How to Get Something Expunged? Sealing Juvenile Record

    How to Get Something Expunged? Sealing Juvenile Record
    Are Juvenile Records Sealed? Often the answer is no – especially if you or a child are arrested for a serious offense or even felony charges. A conviction is a tough experience for both the offender and family. Teenagers make…
  • Apr 9

    Does Expungement Affect Immigration?

    Does Expungement Affect Immigration?
    There’s both good news and bad news for people with expunged criminal convictions who are thinking of immigrating to the United States.  The bad news is that even if your record is sealed, certain convictions can still prevent you…
  • Apr 7

    Why Do I Need a Lawyer for an Expungement?

    Why Do I Need a Lawyer for an Expungement?
    Having a criminal record can interfere with every aspect of your life, limiting employment, housing, and lending opportunities while burdening you with a negative social stigma.  However, you may be able to clear your name by obtaining…
Rank this Week: 3148

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Covers criminal defense and DUI issues in the Nashville, TN area. By Rob McKinney.

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • May 28

    My First Visit To The Van Buren , Tn Courthouse

    My First Visit To The Van Buren , Tn Courthouse
    I made a court appearance today in Van Buren County Tennessee today. I have appeared in all Middle Tennessee counties with the exception of Cannon County Tennessee . It was a beautiful drive especially between Sparta and Spencer. Here is…
  • May 27

    Williamson County Practice Update

    Williamson County Practice Update
    This post is a practice update from Williamson County , Tennessee . It appears the courts may not accept plea bargains in cases involving periodic confinement. Periodic confinement is simply allowing a defendant to serve their jail…
  • May 5

    Stuff Your DUI Lawyer Should Know

    Stuff Your DUI Lawyer Should Know
    I enjoy helping other lawyers in their DUI cases. DUI defense is a complex area . The law changes constantly. I remember when I started and the help that I received. A DUI lawyer should know some basic stuff. One thing a DUI lawyer…
Rank this Week: 3700

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/
  • May 28

    MASSACHUSETTS CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER WINS MOTION TO SUPPRESS IN DRUG CASE

    MASSACHUSETTS CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER WINS MOTION TO SUPPRESS IN DRUG CASE
    The attorneys at the Law Offices of Samuel Goldberg, legal counsel to Altman & Altman, LLP recently walked out of Brighton Municipal Court with a huge victory for the civil rights of one our clients. As a result of our success, our…
  • May 26

    DRIVER IS CHARGED WITH NEGLIGENT DRIVING AFTER CRASHING INTO SIX WOMEN IN ORLEANS

    DRIVER IS CHARGED WITH NEGLIGENT DRIVING AFTER CRASHING INTO SIX WOMEN IN ORLEANS
    It is easy for most of us to condemn a drunk driver. One should not drink alcohol and drive. That’s pretty clear. Sometimes, though, the lines are a bit blurrier when it comes to questions of safe driving. Take the recent case of a…
  • May 22

    ESSEX COUNTY COURT OFFICER IS CHARGED WITH RAPE

    ESSEX COUNTY COURT OFFICER IS CHARGED WITH RAPE
    Surprise! I am not Ian. He will be with you next week with one of our “war stories”. Speaking of surprises, here is a little tale from yesterday’s session in Salem Superior Court. As you know, anybody can suddenly find…
Rank this Week: 1133

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • May 28

    Attorney Larry A. Davis discusses changes to the DUI - Marijuana law on WBEZ Radio's Afternoon Shift

    Attorney Larry A. Davis discusses changes to the DUI - Marijuana law on WBEZ Radio's Afternoon Shift
    To listen, CLICK HERE House Bill 218, co-drafted by Larry A. Davis, has now passed both the House and Senate and is awaiting action by the governor. This bill will make possession up to 15 grams of cannabis punishable by fine only (up to…
  • May 21

    Relief for Drivers Facing Lifetime Revocation Passes House and Senate

    Relief for Drivers Facing Lifetime Revocation Passes House and Senate
    Today, we are pleased to announce that HB1446 passed both the Illinois House and Senate and will now be sent to the Governor for signature. We have worked hard on this issue for the last four years. This law will allow drivers who have…
  • May 21

    Potential Changes in Illinois DUI & Cannabis Law

    Potential Changes in Illinois DUI & Cannabis Law
    Pending legislation could change DUI and cannabis laws throughout the state of Illinois. HB 218 would decriminalize the possession of 15 grams or less of marijuana. While decriminalization prohibits any criminal penalties for the offense, the…
Rank this Week: 2135

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law…

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://www.jsguillorylaw.com/blog/
  • May 28

    When do police have a right to enter my home?

    When do police have a right to enter my home?
    The short answer is that police need a warrant to enter your home without your permission. Thanks to the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, Americans are protected from unreasonable searches and seizures. What that means is the police…
  • May 22

    Is getting a DWI a big deal?

    Is getting a DWI a big deal?
    If you have been charged with a DWI in Louisiana, you may be wondering if it is even a big deal. After all, you probably know of several people who have been charged with drunk driving. The truth is that...
  • May 15

    Louisiana lawmakers consider easing up on marijuana penalitie

    Louisiana lawmakers consider easing up on marijuana penalitie
    Louisiana is the latest state to consider taking a more relaxed approach to certain marijuana charges. A bill has cleared the House and next goes to the Senate that would reduce the maximum sentence for second-offense marijuana possession to…
Rank this Week: 3099

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 28

    SUPER COFFEE MAN

    SUPER COFFEE MAN
    That was no E.T. outside the back of the REGJB this morning. It wasn't Buck Rogers or a NASA trainee on a jet pack. It was just a man serving coffee to bleary eyed lawyers. Welcome to Miami. See it like a native. Super Herald…
  • May 26

    LUNCH & LEARN

    LUNCH & LEARN
    FREE CLELUNCH & LEARNGO. EAT. LEARN. Site Feed
  • May 26

    SUMMER DAY ONE

    SUMMER DAY ONE
    It's the first day of summer, and (male) lawyers in Miami will wear clothes that are more appropriate for a brisk fall day than 90 degree with 95% humidity. And still the chief judges in Federal and State court blink in wonderment and…
Rank this Week: 176

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

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

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
Rank this Week: 289

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 28

    Can You Kill a Corpse?

    Can You Kill a Corpse?
      When I first heard the news that there was a verdict in Cleveland Police Officer Michael Brelo’s shooting case I was pleased. I thought it would give me a great opportunity to demonstrate what I had been talking about in prior…
  • May 26

    To Play the Race Card or Not to Play the Race Card? That is the Question.

    To Play the Race Card or Not to Play the Race Card? That is the Question.
    I had not planned on talking more about this issue but after being asked some really interesting questions I couldn’t stop thinking about it. It gets so complicated. The best question was whether it is EVER possible to “play the…
  • May 20

    The Race Card

    The Race Card
    I always have to scratch my head when I hear people talk about the “Race Card”. I am not sure what they mean.
Rank this Week: 3436

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

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

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • May 28

    Minnesota Lowers the Legal Limit For Driving While Intoxicated

    Minnesota Lowers the Legal Limit For Driving While Intoxicated
    Regular followers of our blog know that earlier this year we were carefully tracking the Minnesota Legislature's proposed changes to our DWI laws. The Minnesota legislature put together a final bill for Governor Dayton's signature dealing…
  • May 28

    Minnesota Lowers the Legal Limit For Driving While Intoxicated

    Minnesota Lowers the Legal Limit For Driving While Intoxicated
    Regular followers of our blog know that earlier this year we were carefully tracking the Minnesota Legislature's proposed changes to our DWI laws. The Minnesota legislature put together a final bill for Governor Dayton's signature dealing…
  • May 26

    We Don't Just Use Our Knowledge to Fight DWIs, We Also Educate Other

    We Don't Just Use Our Knowledge to Fight DWIs, We Also Educate Other
    The attorneys at Ramsay Law Firm have a national reputation to maintain - while we practice our particularly aggressive manner of DWI defense solely for our clients in Minnesota, both Chuck and Dan are authors of well-regarded books and…
Rank this Week: 4015

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/
  • May 28

    Minnesota Lowers the Legal Limit For Driving While Intoxicated

    Minnesota Lowers the Legal Limit For Driving While Intoxicated
    Regular followers of our blog know that earlier this year we were carefully tracking the Minnesota Legislature's proposed changes to our DWI laws. The Minnesota legislature put together a final bill for Governor Dayton's signature dealing…
  • May 28

    Minnesota Lowers the Legal Limit For Driving While Intoxicated

    Minnesota Lowers the Legal Limit For Driving While Intoxicated
    Regular followers of our blog know that earlier this year we were carefully tracking the Minnesota Legislature's proposed changes to our DWI laws. The Minnesota legislature put together a final bill for Governor Dayton's signature dealing…
  • May 26

    We Don't Just Use Our Knowledge to Fight DWIs, We Also Educate Other

    We Don't Just Use Our Knowledge to Fight DWIs, We Also Educate Other
    The attorneys at Ramsay Law Firm have a national reputation to maintain - while we practice our particularly aggressive manner of DWI defense solely for our clients in Minnesota, both Chuck and Dan are authors of well-regarded books and…
Rank this Week: 1100

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 1177

White Collar Wire

White Collar Wire

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

http://jacksharman.com/
  • May 28

    FIFA Indictments and the Notion of Global Compliance

    FIFA Indictments and the Notion of Global Compliance
    In an article by Joel Schectman for the Wall Street Journal and its “Morning Risk Report,” Jack Sharman is interviewed about the idea of a global compliance regime in light of the recent indictments of FIFA officials: Jackson…
  • Apr 23

    Barry Bonds, Ramblin’ Man

    Barry Bonds, Ramblin’ Man
      The federal appeals court in San Francisco recently reversed baseball player Barry Bonds’s conviction for obstruction of justice.  The criminal charge and conviction arose out of testimony that Bonds gave to a grand…
  • Apr 15

    The Old College Try, and The New College Tribunal

    The Old College Try, and The New College Tribunal
    In disciplinary proceedings involving claims of sexual assault, universities continue to find themselves in an intolerable situation, caught in a lawyer-triangle of the Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights,…
Rank this Week: 2484