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Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

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

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Nov 21

    Sarah Hale’s Letter and Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

    Sarah Hale’s Letter and Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation
    In September, 1863, Sarah J. Hale’s fifteen year effort to have the last Thursday of November become a nationally recognized day of Thanksgiving became a reality when, in the midst of the Civil War, Lincoln issued a proclamation in…
  • Nov 17

    Sixth Amendment’s Public Trial: From Communal Duty to Accused’s Right

    Sixth Amendment’s Public Trial: From Communal Duty to Accused’s Right
    The Constitution’s Bill of Rights contains many procedural protections for those the government accuses of having committed a crime.  Among them is the Sixth Amendment right to a “public…
  • Nov 13

    Sixth Amendment’s Speedy Trial Right: Ancient, Worthy and Elusive

    Sixth Amendment’s Speedy Trial Right: Ancient, Worthy and Elusive
    The Constitution’s Bill of Rights contains many protections for those the government accuses of having committed a crime.  Among them is the Sixth Amendment right to a “speedy trial”.  The provision is stated:…
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Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
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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/
  • Nov 21

    Man wrongly jailed for 525 days under sex offender's name

    Man wrongly jailed for 525 days under sex offender's name
    11-21-2014 Alabama: A man was wrongly arrested and held at the Fulton County Jail for 525 days under another man’s name. Randy Wiggins was mistakenly booked under Randy Williams’ name. Williams is a convicted child molester who was…
  • Nov 20

    Registered sex offender arrested in Stark

    Registered sex offender arrested in Stark
    This law is insane, he was visiting a home not related to the school, no action on his part towards the school. Lawmakers in Louisiana are completely nuts! 11-20-2014 Louisiana: STARKS, LA (KPLC) - Authorities said a 28-year-old Starks…
  • Nov 19

    Watchdog: Feds still can't access state GPS data on sex offender

    Watchdog: Feds still can't access state GPS data on sex offender
    Two people have died and these state agents still have not taken the required course! Unbelievable.. 11-19-2014 California: A half-day course could have helped federal probation officers monitor two men accused in Orange County serial…
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Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 21

    Former Hillsborough County Teacher Arrested for Child Porn

    Former Hillsborough County Teacher Arrested for Child Porn
    A Hillsborough County teacher resigned Wednesday after he was arrested on child pornography charges. The 68-year-old resigned from his position with the school district following his arrest,  according to a Hillsborough County School…
  • Nov 20

    Port St. Lucie Man Accused of Stuffing Chainsaw in Short

    Port St. Lucie Man Accused of Stuffing Chainsaw in Short
    A Port St. Lucie homeless man was allegedly caught on surveillance video stealing a chainsaw and stuffing it down his pants, according to police reports. The accused apparently stopped in Treasure Coast Lawn Equipment in the 1800 block of…
  • Nov 17

    Overall Crime Rate Down Across the State of Florida

    Overall Crime Rate Down Across the State of Florida
    Our criminal defense lawyers at Whittel & Melton are very pleased to announce that, according to Governor Rick Scott, Florida is on a path to a 44-year crime low. The actual number of crimes across the Sunshine State is showing that crime…
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Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Nov 21

    Does new bill to make it easier for veterans to get medical marijuana stand any chance in Congress?

    Does new bill to make it easier for veterans to get medical marijuana stand any chance in Congress?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this new Huffington Post article headlined "Veterans May Gain Easier Access To Medical Marijuana." Here are excerpts: A bill introduced in Congress would allow Department of…
  • Nov 20

    Congressional Research Service analyzes federal proposals to tax marijuana

    Congressional Research Service analyzes federal proposals to tax marijuana
    A helpful reader helpfully alerted me to this notable new Congressional Research Service report titled "Federal Proposals to Tax Marijuana: An Economic Analysis." Here is the detailed report's summary: The combination of state…
  • Nov 19

    Jeffrey Miron explains "Why Congress should legalize pot"

    Jeffrey Miron explains "Why Congress should legalize pot"
    CNN has this notable new commentary authored by Jeffrey Miron urging Congress to follow the lead of states on modern marijuana reform. (Miron is senior lecturer and director of undergraduate studies in the economics department at Harvard…
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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
  • Nov 21

    Amar and Allard on Reevaluating the Bar Exam

    Amar and Allard on Reevaluating the Bar Exam
    At Justia's Verdict, Vikram Amar has this article discussing the decline in performance of the July 2014 bar examinees relative to other years. Amar also addresses the National Conference of Bar Examiners' [NCBE's] response to this…
  • Nov 20

    Bloomberg Businessweek Decides to Traumatize California Bar Examinees...

    Bloomberg Businessweek Decides to Traumatize California Bar Examinees...
    ...by publishing this article, titled Why Did So Many People Flunk the Bar Exam This Year?It begins:The most recent bar exam test results are in, and they are ugly. In several states, people who took the bar in July were more likely to fail…
  • Nov 19

    NTSB Rules that FAA Regulations Apply to Drone

    NTSB Rules that FAA Regulations Apply to Drone
    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) ruled yesterday that the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA's) aircraft regulations apply to drones. Bill Chappell from NPR has the story here. Additional reporting from The Hill is…
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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/
  • Nov 21

    Might Texas revisit needle exchange pilots with Susan Reed gone, disease prevention in the news?

    Might Texas revisit needle exchange pilots with Susan Reed gone, disease prevention in the news?
    Grits wonders if - owing to recent events surrounding the Ebola scare and the outlandish costs of Hepatitis C treatment under new drug protocols - 2015 might be a year in which the Texas Legislature favorably revisits Rep. Ruth…
  • Nov 20

    How times have changed: Reed gone in Bexar, McCrum cleared

    How times have changed: Reed gone in Bexar, McCrum cleared
    How quickly circumstances can change. Readers may recall this post from February suggesting that Bexar DA Susan Reed sought contempt charges against attorney Michael McCrum (for allegedly telling a witness to "get lost") in retaliation for…
  • Nov 19

    Pricetag for DPS, Texas National Guard border adventure approaching one billion dollar

    Pricetag for DPS, Texas National Guard border adventure approaching one billion dollar
    So, lame ducks Rick Perry and David Dewhurst plan to commit the state to spending $86 million to continue the much ballyhooed border surge until August. Reported the Texas Tribune, "Gov. Rick Perry announced Tuesday that he, House Speaker Joe…
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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/
  • Nov 21

    The Unmatched Joy of Winning back your Driver's License

    The Unmatched Joy of Winning back your Driver's License
    When you win a Michigan driver's license restoration appeal, you usually have to wait for the decision to arrive in the mail. Once in a while, in certain, "special" cases, and only with certain hearing officers (for purposes of…
  • Nov 7

    The Deeper meaning of "help" in a Michigan DUI Case

    The Deeper meaning of "help" in a Michigan DUI Case
    My work as a DUI lawyer in Michigan is helpful to my clients, yet being a lawyer is not considered one of the "helping professions." Part of this has to do with the fact that as a DUI attorney, I...
  • Nov 3

    The most Important part of a Michigan DUI Case - Part 3

    The most Important part of a Michigan DUI Case - Part 3
    In part 2 of this article, we continued our examination of the most important part of a Michigan DUI charge and began looking at the role of the mandatory alcohol assessment. We'll start out here by examining the clinical reality...
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Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

Looks at white collar, congressional, SEC, energy enforcement and other government inquiries. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Nov 21

    DOJ Wields Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act Against Financial Institution

    DOJ Wields Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act Against Financial Institution
    In 2012 and 2013, the Department of Justice brought a slew of actions against several financial institutions under a rarely used and little-known statute from the late 1980s for conduct related to the mortgage crisis. Outcomes in these cases…
  • Nov 7

    Update on Brazil: Embraer SA and Anti-Corruption Progre

    Update on Brazil: Embraer SA and Anti-Corruption Progre
    Imagine you are a compliance officer for a multinational company with securities listed on a U.S. stock market. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) falls squarely within your purview, but other anti-corruption regimes seem less relevant…
  • Oct 21

    A Question of Ethics: Are Members Permitted to Help Companies in Which They Own Stock?

    A Question of Ethics: Are Members Permitted to Help Companies in Which They Own Stock?
    Roll Call October 14, 2014 Q. I heard that Rep. Tom Petri, R-Wis., may face ethics discipline because he assisted companies in which he owned stock. I know that Members are not supposed to use their position for their own personal gain, but I…
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Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Nov 21

    BREAKING NEWS! The President Extends Deportation Relief: Do You Qualify?

    BREAKING NEWS! The President Extends Deportation Relief: Do You Qualify?
    Last night, the President finally announced his administration’s eagerly anticipated and hoped for plans to extend deportation relief to a greater segment of the undocumented foreign national population. President Obama has intimated…
  • Nov 10

    The Powers and Limitations of Filing for Bankruptcy

    The Powers and Limitations of Filing for Bankruptcy
    Filing for bankruptcy is a critical decision that many Georgians have decided to make due to their personal and financial circumstances. Because filing for bankruptcy has the potential to affect your life for years to come, it is of the…
  • Oct 24

    If I File Bankruptcy, Am I Liable for My Business’s Debts?

    If I File Bankruptcy, Am I Liable for My Business’s Debts?
    The great state of Georgia is home to many equally great small and medium-sized businesses.  Georgian residents are true entrepreneurs and several of our friends and neighbors have enjoyed great success with their businesses all across…
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TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Nov 21

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    More court today (and now Monday and Tuesday as well) and jail visits. I wish I could recoup the hours I spent after court this week at the Apple store (that "new" phone they gave me 3 months ago stopped working. I'm now on my third iPhone…
  • Nov 21

    Republicans Hyperventilate Over Obama's Modest Immigration Reform

    Republicans Hyperventilate Over Obama's Modest Immigration Reform
    Republicans are hyperventilating about President Obama's modest immigration reforms. If they had a clue what real immigration reform entails, they'd probably have a collective heart attack. Here are a few reform proposals that go much... [[…
  • Nov 20

    Five Guantanamo DetaineesTransfered to Georgia and Slovakia

    Five Guantanamo DetaineesTransfered to Georgia and Slovakia
    Five Guantantamo detainees, four from Yemen and one from Tunisia, have been transferred to Georgia and Slovakia. Obama has now transferred 100 detainees during his presidency. There are 143 detainees remaining at Gitmo. [[ This is a content…
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Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

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

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
  • Nov 21

    Penalties For The Sale Or Purchase Of Cocaine In Okaloosa County, Florida

    Penalties For The Sale Or Purchase Of Cocaine In Okaloosa County, Florida
    If you are convicted for the Sale, Manufacture, Delivery, or Purchase of Cocaine in Okaloosa County, a person faces a mandatory second degree felony conviction and up to 15 years in prison ($10,000 fine maximum). If the Sale, Manufacture,…
  • Nov 17

    Common Abbreviations and Acronyms for Okaloosa County, Florida Crime

    Common Abbreviations and Acronyms for Okaloosa County, Florida Crime
    In the day-to-day world of practicing criminal law, like many professions, there is a specific knowledge of understanding. With that is also a specific language. For example, most charges are referred to in a shorthand or abbreviated fashion.…
  • Nov 14

    What Types Of Items Are Considered Drug Paraphernalia or Drug Contraband In Okaloosa County

    What Types Of Items Are Considered Drug Paraphernalia or Drug Contraband In Okaloosa County
    In Okaloosa County, Florida, the statutory list for what is defined as drug paraphernalia is long and exhaustive. It pretty much covers every conceivable item that could remotely be considered as connected to the potential use of drugs in…
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Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Nov 21

    The Dark Tactic of Stash House Sting

    The Dark Tactic of Stash House Sting
    It works, right?  Isn’t that good enough? “The conspiracy was real; the guns were real; the defendants’ intent to use them to violently rob a cocaine stash house was real; and the defendants’ criminal histories…
  • Nov 21

    Your Emotional Rescue Meets Brown 25

    Your Emotional Rescue Meets Brown 25
    Brown University was the site of a Janus Forum debate earlier this week on “How Should Colleges Handle Sexual Assault?” The debaters were Wendy McElroy, ifeminists.com editor and “rape culture” skeptic,…
  • Nov 21

    Kickstart The End Of The Penalty

    Kickstart The End Of The Penalty
    One of the questions often posed by people who are disturbed at what happens in criminal law is “what can I do”?  Here’s an answer: contribute to the kickstarter campaign to complete the document, The Penalty. The…
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CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 21

    PokerStars, Murder and Habeas Corpu

    PokerStars, Murder and Habeas Corpu
    Richard Read “was convicted of murder, following a jury trial, and subsequently was sentenced to fifty years incarceration”, after which he appealed his conviction to the Appellate Court of Connecticut.  Read v. Commissioner…
  • Nov 19

    The Judge, the Email and "Conduct Unbecoming a Member of the Bar"

    The Judge, the Email and "Conduct Unbecoming a Member of the Bar"
    As you probably know, to become a lawyer in the United States, individuals must graduate from law school, then (in most states) pass a bar exam and be admitted to practice in that state by the state Supreme Court.  If a lawyer…
  • Nov 17

    The Laptop, the Best Buy Technician and the Child Pornography

    The Laptop, the Best Buy Technician and the Child Pornography
    After Maximilian Paul Gingrich was charged with “two counts of possessing child sexually abusive material, [Michigan Compiled Laws] 750.145c(4), and two counts of using computers to commit a crime, [Michigan Compiled Laws]…
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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/
  • Nov 21

    "Lured to Stings by Fake Drugs and Facing Jail Time That’s All Too Real"

    "Lured to Stings by Fake Drugs and Facing Jail Time That’s All Too Real"
    The article is in The New York Times: “Stash-house stings” like this one in 2013 have sent more than 1,000 of the country’s most “violent, hardened criminals” to prison, sometimes for terms of decades, according to the bureau, which…
  • Nov 20

    Skopek on Reasonable Expectations of Anonymity

    Skopek on Reasonable Expectations of Anonymity
    Jeffrey M. Skopek (University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law) has posted Reasonable Expectations of Anonymity (Virginia Law Review, Vol. 101, 2015, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The Supreme Court has concluded that the Fourth…
  • Nov 20

    "The ‘heat of passion’ voluntary manslaughter theory"

    "The ‘heat of passion’ voluntary manslaughter theory"
    Eugene Volokh has this interesting post at The Volokh Conspiracy. In part: The voluntary manslaughter post on Wednesday led to an interesting exchange with a colleague. Is the notion that certain kinds of killings in the “heat of passion”…
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Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Covers news and information related to criminal law and life. By Charles M. Rowland II.

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Nov 21

    OVI Law: Elimination of Alcohol By Oxidation

    OVI Law: Elimination of Alcohol By Oxidation
    OVI law requires an understanding of how alcohol enters, affects and exits the body.  Here is a brief overview of the elimination process. Alcohol exits the human body by being oxidized by a number of very important enzymes.…
  • Nov 20

    Ohio Senate Votes To Ban Traffic Camera

    Ohio Senate Votes To Ban Traffic Camera
    As many regular readers of this blog already know, I have made it my mission to speak out against traffic cameras and speed cameras since their introduction.  I consider them to be corrupt and corrupting.  They are the worst example…
  • Nov 19

    Dayton DUI Credentials: Former Prosecuting Attorney

    Dayton DUI Credentials: Former Prosecuting Attorney
    Dayton DUI attorney Charles M. Rowland II has served as a city prosecutor responsible for DUI cases and has served as a special prosecutor handling DUI cases.  He now represents people accused of drunk driving. Charles is a frequent…
Rank this Week: 759

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Justin T. Surginer.

http://jtslegal.com/blog/
  • Nov 21

    My Friend Is Drinking in My Car: Am I Breaking Any Laws?

    My Friend Is Drinking in My Car: Am I Breaking Any Laws?
    Texas laws are sneaky. Yes, it’s legal for a passenger to drink in your car—as long as it isn’t alcohol. Yes, it’s legal for him to drink alcohol as long as your car is a taxi (and, presumably, you’re a…
  • Nov 18

    When Ninjas Attack: 5 Crazy Houston Crime

    When Ninjas Attack: 5 Crazy Houston Crime
    Houston hasn’t always been the relatively tame, civilized city it seems to be these days, on the surface at least. It has a colorful history of crazy crimes that are almost unbelievable to read. Which is of course good for criminal…
  • Nov 14

    What Kind of Evidence Do They Collect for Assault?

    What Kind of Evidence Do They Collect for Assault?
    The term “assault” takes on several different definitions according to the court: Felonius assault is an unlawful attack that causes injury to another person and typically creates a need for immediate medical attention Simple…
Rank this Week: 3183

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
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Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Nov 21

    Wird „Beate Zschäpe hört U2“ verboten?

    Wird „Beate Zschäpe hört U2“ verboten?
    Der ARD-Terrorismusexperte Holger Schmidt hatte vor kurzem in seinem Blog auf ein Video der Düsseldorfer Hip-Hopper „Antilopen Gang“ hingewiesen, welches durchaus mit viel Liebe zum Detail gemacht wurde: „Beate…
  • Nov 21

    Frau klaut fast einhundert Überraschungseier

    Frau klaut fast einhundert Überraschungseier
    Was Spannendes, was zum Naschen und was zum Spielen – zwei mutmaßliche Diebe stahlen am Montag bei Aldi in Hattorf am Harz mindestens 93 Überraschungseier. Eine 21-Jährige wurde auf frischer Tat gestellt, ein weiterer…
  • Nov 20

    Seltsames Amtsverständnis eines Staatsanwalt

    Seltsames Amtsverständnis eines Staatsanwalt
    Mein Leben als Staatsanwalt: „Ja, ich schicke Leute ins Gefängnis“ ist das erste Bekenntnis eines Staatsanwalts, der in dem „Spiegel Karriere“-Artikel offenbar nicht genannt werden will. Fast schon humorig wirkt…
Rank this Week: 3526

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/
  • Nov 21

    On Just Whose Ox Gets Gored

    On Just Whose Ox Gets Gored
    Give Paul Cassell credit.  He said one thing that's right.The evidence should determine the outcome in this case — not threats of violence.Beyond that, it's all hooey.The issue is Darren Wilson in Ferguson and whether he'll be…
  • Nov 18

    An Adversary System without Adversarie

    An Adversary System without Adversarie
    Some background:Ohio law says that the Ohio Supreme Court must review every death sentence on direct appeal.  A rule of the Ohio Supreme Court, a rule crafted by the Ohio Supreme Court, says that no brief can be filed after the date it…
  • Nov 11

    Of course. But on the Other Hand, Not.

    Of course. But on the Other Hand, Not.
    A lot of people, smart people, savvy people, devoted a lot of time and energy to proving that Roger Keith Coleman was factually innocent, that he didn't actually rape and murder his sister-in-law Wanda McCoy.  They tried to prove it…
Rank this Week: 730

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/
  • Nov 21

    Why was my vehicle impounded?

    Why was my vehicle impounded?
    Hailey's Law in Washington State requires a mandatory impound of your vehicle for twelve (12) hours on any vehicle driven by a person arrested for DUI or Physical Control. So even if you are released by the officer or trooper...
  • Nov 20

    Is the DOL Hearing recorded?

    Is the DOL Hearing recorded?
    Yes. Every Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) Administrative Hearing is recorded. You can obtain the record (disc) from the DOL for $10.50. It usually takes 1-2 weeks to receive the recording after the hearing decision. Typically,…
  • Nov 19

    How long will I have a probation officer if I do a deferred prosecution?

    How long will I have a probation officer if I do a deferred prosecution?
    Typically two years which is the length of the standard deferred prosecution alcohol/drug treatment plan. However, if you started treatment before you entered the deferred prosecution - that will likely shorten the two year period. In most…
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JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • Nov 21

    When is Sexual Abuse Within the Scope of Employment?

    When is Sexual Abuse Within the Scope of Employment?
    Martha Chamallas, Vicarious Liability in Torts: The Sex Exception, 48 Val. U. L. Rev. 133 (2013), available at SSRN.John GoldbergMartha Chamallas’s Monsanto Lecture, Vicarious Liability in Torts: The Sex Exception, is timely…
  • Nov 19

    Keeping Us Honest about the Timing Flaws in the Income Tax

    Keeping Us Honest about the Timing Flaws in the Income Tax
    Daniel I. Halperin & Alvin C. Warren Jr., Understanding Income Tax Deferral, Tax L. Rev. (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Charlotte CraneWe all do it once in a while. In the haste of trying to make a point in class, or in a hurried…
  • Nov 18

    There’s No Time Like the Present for Some Optimism about the Future

    There’s No Time Like the Present for Some Optimism about the Future
    Benjamin H. Barton, Glass Half Full: The Decline and Rebirth of the Legal Profession (forthcoming 2015).Amy Salyzyn“When did the future switch from being a promise to a threat?”     -Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible…
Rank this Week: 658

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
  • Nov 21

    What’s The Difference Between Harassment And Stalking In New Jersey?

    What’s The Difference Between Harassment And Stalking In New Jersey?
    Harassment and stalking are related crimes in New Jersey, with a stalking charge being sort of like a harassment charge on steroids. When you’re charged with harassment in New Jersey, it is usually as a petty disorderly persons offense,…
  • Nov 21

    What Is The Penalty For Harassment In New Jersey?

    What Is The Penalty For Harassment In New Jersey?
    Harassment in New Jersey is nearly always prosecuted as a petty disorderly persons offense, which carries a maximum jail sentence of 30 days, a fine of up to $500, and possible community service and other fines. If you happen to be…
  • Nov 21

    What Behaviors Constitute Harassment In New Jersey?

    What Behaviors Constitute Harassment In New Jersey?
    Harassment includes a variety of behaviors that are intended to annoy or alarm, sometimes as one-off events, and sometimes as repeated events. One key element of a harassment prosecution is intent. According to the statute, a person can be…
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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/
  • Nov 21

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    I love highlighting my colleagues’ great work on the blog. Shea already announced her new book this week, but also check out Jessie Smith’s interview on WUNC, talking about the backlog at the State Crime Lab and the practical…
  • Nov 20

    Reflections on the Justice Reinvestment National Summit

    Reflections on the Justice Reinvestment National Summit
    I’m a little jet-lagged today. I got back home to Durham early this morning after a long flight. I was attending the Justice Reinvestment National Summit . . . in San Diego. Poor baby! Suffice it to say, the winter weather that…
  • Nov 19

    Keeping a Good Thing Going:  New Book Available on Impaired Driving Law

    Keeping a Good Thing Going:  New Book Available on Impaired Driving Law
    The School of Government has been publishing reference books on motor vehicle law since 1947.  The twelfth iteration of a book on motor vehicle law and the law of impaired driving, written by Ben Loeb and Jim Drennan was published in…
Rank this Week: 2355

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Nov 20

    Ohio and Utah moving forward with distinct fixes for lethal injection drug problem

    Ohio and Utah moving forward with distinct fixes for lethal injection drug problem
    As reported in this two article, legislatures in Ohio and Utah are taking quite different approaches to the problems poised by the unavailability of some drugs historically used for lethal injection executions. The headlined of these stories…
  • Nov 20

    Unpacking why DOJ is so concerned about federal prison populations and its cost

    Unpacking why DOJ is so concerned about federal prison populations and its cost
    As highlighted in this effective piece by Andrew Cohen published by The Marshall Project, earlier this month Michael Horowitz, the Justice Department’s Inspector General (and a former member of the US Sentencing Commission), authored this…
  • Nov 20

    Significant sentencing reform afoot in Michigan

    Significant sentencing reform afoot in Michigan
    As reported in this Detroit News article, headlined "Michigan prison sentence reforms gain momentum," the Great Lakes state is moving toward some significant sentencing changes. Here is how the article starts: State lawmakers are…
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Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Nov 20

    Does Randi Harper FreeBSDGirl Have a Criminal Record?

    Does Randi Harper FreeBSDGirl Have a Criminal Record?
    Randi Harper posts on Twitter and elsewhere online as "FreeBSD." About a month or so ago, Ms. Harper made some false accusations against me. She claimed I was harassing or threatening her. I had never heard of the pretty young lady.…
  • Nov 19

    Does Sam Biddle, a Bully from Gawker Media, Abuse Animals?

    Does Sam Biddle, a Bully from Gawker Media, Abuse Animals?
    Sam Biddle is a writer currently employed by Gawker Media. Sam Biddle was a nobody who rose to fame when he used his platform at Gawker to torment and terrorize people. He is famous for saying, "Bring back bullying." ("Bring…
  • Nov 18

    Liz Pullen is a Social Media Manager who Mocks the Disabled

    Liz Pullen is a Social Media Manager who Mocks the Disabled
    Liz Pullen is an online activist who describes herself in her Twitter bio as as, "Sociologist, Ethnographer. Vagabond scholar." Her LinkedIN profile describes her as a "Social Media Analyst, Writer, Editor, Community…
Rank this Week: 323

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    CPL 20.40 (2) (c) ...cont

    CPL 20.40 (2) (c) ...cont
    A court may thus exercise "protective jurisdiction" if the criminal defendant's conduct has a "materially harmful impact" upon governmental processes or the welfare of the community. It is not sufficient under the statute…
  • Nov 20

    Criminal Division in Bronx Supreme Court...cont

    Criminal Division in Bronx Supreme Court...cont
    "The well-recognized rule is that such adjudication rests within the sound discretion of the court and depends upon all of the facts and circumstances in the case. It is not an abuse of discretion to reject the recommendation of the...
  • Nov 19

    SJB sometimes preyed on area residents ...cont

    SJB sometimes preyed on area residents ...cont
    The claim of error based on the court's remarks to the voir dire panel is unpreserved and we decline to review it in the interest of justice. As an alternative holding, we reject it on the merits. While it...
Rank this Week: 1320

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

Covers DUI charges and legal defenses. By Matthew W. Reisig.

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
  • Nov 20

    If An Under-21 Driver Blows .03%, Can They Be Convicted Of DWI In New Jersey?

    If An Under-21 Driver Blows .03%, Can They Be Convicted Of DWI In New Jersey?
    Yes, the statutory blood alcohol content (BAC) limit for drivers who are under 21 years of age in New Jersey is .01%, so any recorded level above that is subject to prosecution. This can be devastating for young drivers, who are especially…
  • Nov 20

    What’s The Penalty For A Second DWI Conviction In New Jersey?

    What’s The Penalty For A Second DWI Conviction In New Jersey?
    In New Jersey, there is a 10-year window in which a second DWI arrest will be considered a second offense. DWI arrests that happen more than 10 years after the first are considered first offenses. If you are convicted of DWI as a two-time…
  • Nov 12

    How Long Will I Lose My CDL If I’m Convicted Of DWI In My Own Car In New Jersey?

    How Long Will I Lose My CDL If I’m Convicted Of DWI In My Own Car In New Jersey?
    New Jersey’s DWI rules are different for commercial drivers, and they extend even into your personal vehicle. If you’re arrested for DWI in your own car in New Jersey but hold a commercial driver’s license, you’ll face…
Rank this Week: 3556

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Business Partners Jailed for Ripping off Banks and Real Estate Investor

    Business Partners Jailed for Ripping off Banks and Real Estate Investor
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Melvin Russell “Rusty” Shields, 45, Granite Falls, North Carolina, and Michael Sims, 60, Gilroy, California, the founders of the S3 Partners, were sentenced to prison for investment fraud and fraudulently…
  • Nov 20

    Man Sent to Prison for Stealing Real Estate Investment Fund

    Man Sent to Prison for Stealing Real Estate Investment Fund
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Christopher Burhans, 65, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Christopher C. Conner to 37 months’ imprisonment, two years’ supervised release and $1,658,205 in…
  • Nov 20

    Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Cleveland Credit Union of $2.3M

    Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Cleveland Credit Union of $2.3M
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. John Struna, 52, Concord Township, Ohio, pleaded guilty to defrauding Taupa Lithuanian Credit Union. The defendant received $112,105 from a bank co-conspirator for the purchase of a condominium located in Ft. Myers,…
Rank this Week: 4

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

Charlotte Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.charlottecriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Constitutional Crisis?

    Constitutional Crisis?
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Do I need to hire an attorney if I have been falsely accused?”   Many politicians and pundits appear to view the world through one of two sets of eyes. The…
  • Nov 19

    Researchers say the propensity to commit crimes may be down to a person’s gene

    Researchers say the propensity to commit crimes may be down to a person’s gene
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can I be arrested without evidence against me?”   Researchers in Stockholm, Sweden have published findings that appear to show a link between two genetic…
  • Nov 13

    N.C. voters pass Constitutional amendment allowing defendants to waive jury trial

    N.C. voters pass Constitutional amendment allowing defendants to waive jury trial
    J. Bradley Smith of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “What is the difference between a misdemeanor and a felony?”   Like other criminal defense attorneys, I would almost never recommend that a defendant waive…
Rank this Week: 1349

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Nov 20

    Cheek v. U.S.: Interpreting the “Interfere” Language of D.C.’s APO Statute

    Cheek v. U.S.: Interpreting the “Interfere” Language of D.C.’s APO Statute
    The Assault on a Police Officer (APO) statute is so broad that the D.C. Court of Appeals has had to issue multiple opinions to interpret it.  In Edwin Cheek v. United States, an opinion it issued today, it interpreted that portion of the…
  • Nov 18

    Testifying = Snitching?

    Testifying = Snitching?
    The witness refuses to testify. “I am not a snitch,” he tells my investigator Wayne and me. “But we am not asking you to snitch on anyone,” I reply. “We are just asking you to testify. To tell the truth about…
  • Nov 18

    PBS NewsHour on KBR Burn Pit Lawsuit

    PBS NewsHour on KBR Burn Pit Lawsuit
Rank this Week: 1386

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Nov 20

    FedSoc Convention Video

    FedSoc Convention Video
    Bill previously posted a link to the Criminal Law Practice Group's panel at the National Lawyer's Convention of the Federalist Society.  Another panel relevant to the topic of this blog was the Civil Rights Practice Group's panel on…
  • Nov 20

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Vicious Killer Released from Prison: A California family is outraged after the man who violently killed their loved one was released from prison last week by a Fresno County judge.  Pablo Lopez of the Fresno Bee reports that in 1984,...
  • Nov 20

    Can we save Cliff Huxtable from Bill Cosby?

    Can we save Cliff Huxtable from Bill Cosby?
    Alexandra Petri's column in the WaPo is advertised as "a lighter take on the news and political in(s)anity of the day."  Today, though, she offers a serious and thoughtful look at an important question....
Rank this Week: 150

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/
Rank this Week: 3603

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law news concerning domestic violence, gun offenses, sex offenses and immigration status. By Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Federal Prosecutors Violate Laws in Sting Operation

    Federal Prosecutors Violate Laws in Sting Operation
    A recent New York Times article highlights 1,000 cases in which entrapment law may see new life in courtrooms and legislatures throughout the United States.  Entrapment laws go back to the 1930’s when the U.S. Supreme Court first…
  • Nov 13

    Ebola Federal Criminal and Constitutional Law and the Law of Quarantine

    Ebola Federal Criminal and Constitutional Law and the Law of Quarantine
    Rarely imposed since the 1940’s, quarantines are both: 1) Creatures of law, subject to constitutional muster and 2) Public health policy; based on the best current state of medical science: its understanding of the process by which…
  • Nov 7

    Obamacare May be Revisted by the United States Supreme Court

    Obamacare May be Revisted by the United States Supreme Court
    On Friday November 7, 2014, the United States Supreme Court announced that it would “consider” a new major legal challenge to the Affordable Health Care Act.  This happened three days after voters in the United States voted…
Rank this Week: 1864

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    KAYO MORGAN: DEATH OF A LEGEND

    KAYO MORGAN: DEATH OF A LEGEND
    Amidst the insanity and horrible treatment of clients and attorneys alike in Broward County, stood one lawyer, a criminal defense attorney to his core, who never blinked, never wavered in the zealous defense of his clients, and quite frankly…
  • Nov 20

    THE GOOD FIGHT

    THE GOOD FIGHT
    The 3rd DCA reversed Judge Milt Hirsch this week in a case in which Judge Hirsch suppressed DNA obtained via consent for one case, but in which the DNA was matched to another crime in the database. We don't have Judge Hirsch's order…
  • Nov 17

    I'M SORRY

    I'M SORRY
    "I'm sorry…so sorry….that I was such a fool"David Ovalle and the Herald have the article:Miami-Dade Judge Jacqueline Schwartz is apologizing after ranklingCuban-American lawyers with her election-night comments…
Rank this Week: 151

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Nov 20

    Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors & Installers.

    Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors & Installers.
    Posted by Edmund R. Folsom November 20, 2014 Maine Ignition Interlock Device Vendors & Installers. The following is a list of Vendors and Installers of approved ignition interlock devices for the State of Maine, reflecting installer…
  • Oct 18

    SEARCHES & SEIZURES, LIBERTY VS. SECURITY

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

    AGGRAVATED ASSAULT- DEPRAVED INDIFFERENCE STRANGULATION.

    AGGRAVATED ASSAULT- DEPRAVED INDIFFERENCE STRANGULATION.
    Posted September 22, 2014 Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. AGGRAVATED ASSAULT- DEPRAVED INDIFFERENCE STRANGULATION. The 2012 amendment to Maine’s aggravated assault statute, 17-A M.R.S.A. §208, have received recent media attention because of…
Rank this Week: 2839

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Nov 20

    The Coughlin Affd.

    The Coughlin Affd.
    In this personal injury action brought by plaintiff JC, defendants Mr. HS and LLC Realty move for an order, pursuant to CPLR §511, to change venue to Westchester County. Plaintiff commenced this action through the service of a Summons…
  • Nov 19

    Matter of Stackpole...cont

    Matter of Stackpole...cont
    Subdivision (g) of 202.67 provides "No authorization will be granted to withdraw such funds, except for unusual circumstances, where the parents are financially able to support the infant and to provide for the infant's necessaries, treatment…
  • Nov 18

    Matter of Stackpole

    Matter of Stackpole
    By verified petition filed on August 16, 2010, the petitioner seeks an order permitting a partial withdrawal from the trust of her son, VG, to pay the cost of repairs for her brother's automobile and for attorney's fees incurred in connection…
Rank this Week: 950

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Anthony A. Fatemi, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 20

    Maryland Court Upholds Criminal Conviction for Theft and Embezzlement from Joint Bank Account

    Maryland Court Upholds Criminal Conviction for Theft and Embezzlement from Joint Bank Account
    A criminal charge is a serious matter, whether it is classified as a misdemeanor or felony offense, and the person charged must respond accordingly. While a misdemeanor is less serious than a felony, both can affect a person’s life…
  • Nov 10

    Maryland Court Interprets “Enhanced Sentencing” Statute in Robbery Case

    Maryland Court Interprets “Enhanced Sentencing” Statute in Robbery Case
    Every phase of a criminal case is significant. And each part of the proceeding — from arrest to sentencing — must comply with applicable state law. These laws are in place to ensure that people who are accused of a crime are…
  • Oct 23

    Maryland Court Upholds Officer’s “Pat Down” Search of Defendant

    Maryland Court Upholds Officer’s “Pat Down” Search of Defendant
    The Fourth Amendment protects people from unreasonable searches and seizures. Under established case law, an officer who “pats down” or “stops and frisks” a person must be able to justify the intrusion by pointing to…
Rank this Week: 3433

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3074

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 20

    A Little Audacity Goes A Long Way: Immigration Reform and the Folly of Bipartisanship

    A Little Audacity Goes A Long Way: Immigration Reform and the Folly of Bipartisanship
    David Brooks and other delusional stalwarts of the pundit class continue to believe that the Republican Party cares about governing and is capable of compromise.  Ignoring GOP efforts since the dawn of the Obama Administration…
  • Nov 17

    Tom Seaver aka "The Franchise" Is 70 Years Old

    Tom Seaver aka "The Franchise" Is 70 Years Old
    "There is actually a good argument that Tom Seaver should be regarded as the greatest pitcher of all time ... Seaver pitched for eight losing teams, several of them really terrible, and four other teams which had losing records except when…
  • Nov 4

    Democrats Can Run But They Can't Hide: Lessons Learned From Another Brutal Election

    Democrats Can Run But They Can't Hide: Lessons Learned From Another Brutal Election
    Senator-Elect and Wingnut Joni Ernst I believe it was  Adlai Stevenson who said, "in a Democracy you get the government you deserve."  But do we really deserve the latest batch of truly loathsome extremists, misogynists and…
Rank this Week: 258

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

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

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Nov 20

    Obama to Announce Details of Immigration Reform

    Obama to Announce Details of Immigration Reform
    The White House has announced that President Obama will address the nation to reveal the executive actions he plans to take to fix the U.S. immigration system. The address will be televised and broadcast online via WhiteHouse.gov at 7pm…
  • Nov 17

    President Obama Set to Initiate 10-Part Immigration Overhaul

    President Obama Set to Initiate 10-Part Immigration Overhaul
    According to administration officials, President Obama will announce a 10-part plan for drastically overhauling the U.S. immigration system – with or without Congress’ consent in the coming weeks. The president’s plan was…
  • Oct 20

    Temporary Protection Status for Honduras and Nicaragua

    Temporary Protection Status for Honduras and Nicaragua
    The Secretary of Homeland Security recently announced that beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from Honduras and Nicaragua may now extend their protected status for an additional 18 months. The TPS prevents the deportation of…
Rank this Week: 3212

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
  • Nov 20

    Attacks Continue against Honduran Rights Activist

    Attacks Continue against Honduran Rights Activist
    The murder on November 11, 2014 of Juan Ángel López Miralda, a human rights activist and former leader in the peasant movement in Honduras, follows a troubling pattern of abuses against human rights defenders in the region.
  • Nov 12

    Indigenous Women Need Your Help

    Indigenous Women Need Your Help
    By Cindy Ko and Adotei Akwei It is time for the Obama administration to ensure implementation of standardized sexual assault policies aimed at helping ensure that Indigenous survivors of sexual violence  can access medical treatment and…
  • Nov 9

    Noose tightening around NGOs in Egypt

    Noose tightening around NGOs in Egypt
    The noose is tightening around Egypt’s non-governmental organizations (NGOs). These Egyptian NGOs — essentially what we call “nonprofits” in the US – focus on everything from human rights to other important…
Rank this Week: 32

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal law, DUI and civil rights. By Peterson Law Offices.

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
  • Nov 20

    NY Times Says Idaho Dead Last at Protecting Juvenile Record

    NY Times Says Idaho Dead Last at Protecting Juvenile Record
     Associate Attorney William Young is at it again: There is an article today in the New York Times discussing the issue of juvenile offenders and the importance of sealing their records from the public eye. The article examines how many…
  • Oct 7

    Fight that Ticket!

    Fight that Ticket!
      Peterson Lawyers associate attorney Will Young tells us to "challenge that speeding ticket! Speaking from experience, getting ticketed for speeding is not a fun experience. Seeing red and blue lights in your rearview mirror is not a…
  • Aug 11

    "Can I be convicted of DUI if I blow less than .08?"

    "Can I be convicted of DUI if I blow less than .08?"
     This weekend I received an inquiry from someone who had been convicted after the judge instructed the jury it could find him guilty of DUI even if it did not find he had a breath alcohol level above .08%. He complained that by…
Rank this Week: 1865

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2511

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Nov 20

    Minnesota Courts Helping Prevent Repeat DUI Offense

    Minnesota Courts Helping Prevent Repeat DUI Offense
    A study by a national research firm uncovered that in Minnesota DWI courts, deterrent programs and treatment regimens are helping prevent repeat DUI offenses, saving the taxpayers about $700,000 a year. The study examined the DWI court system…
  • Nov 19

    Little Falls Murderer Must Pay $21,000 To Victims’ Familie

    Little Falls Murderer Must Pay $21,000 To Victims’ Familie
    Byron David Smith, the 66-year-old Little Falls man who was found guilty on two counts of premeditated murder in the first and second degree after he killed two teenage intruders during a home invasion has been ordered to pay over $21,000 in…
  • Nov 18

    Minnesota Sex Offender Reform Report Published

    Minnesota Sex Offender Reform Report Published
    As we mentioned back in August, experts tasked with reviewing Minnesota’s current sex offender program asked to have their report deadline pushed back until mid-November. Today, they published their findings in a comprehensive…
Rank this Week: 2206