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TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jul 29

    DCCC Hacked, FBI Investigating if Related to DNC Hack

    DCCC Hacked, FBI Investigating if Related to DNC Hack
    First, it was the DNC (Democratic National Committee) whose emails got hacked, possibly by hackers hired by Russia’s military intelligence service, the GRU (also known as APT 28 or Fancy Bear) or by lone hackers on their own. Now, the…
  • Jul 29

    Jabhat al Nusra in Splits From al Qaida and Changes Name

    Jabhat al Nusra in Splits From al Qaida and Changes Name
    For at least a week, there have been reports that the leader of Jabhat al Nusra in Syria, Abū Muhammad al-Jūlānī, (sometimes spelled al-Jolani and al-Joulani and al-Golani), is about to announce the group's split from…
  • Jul 28

    Thursday Night DNC: I'm With Her

    Thursday Night DNC: I'm With Her
    Update: The theme: We are Stronger together. Hillary did what she needed to do. She was Presidential, confident, experienced, committed, and determined. It's so easy to picture her as Commander in Chief. Her ending: The world is…
Rank this Week: 2

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

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

    Crash on I-15 Near Blackfoot Blocking Traffic

    Crash on I-15 Near Blackfoot Blocking Traffic
    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…
  • Jul 29

    Multiple Vehicle Crash in Canyon County Sends Seven to Area Hospital

    Multiple Vehicle Crash in Canyon County Sends Seven to Area Hospital
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Jul 28

    *FINAL UPDATE* Crash on SH-16 Blocking Traffic

    *FINAL UPDATE* Crash on SH-16 Blocking Traffic
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 109

South Florida Criminal Attorney…

South Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

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

    Two Arrested in Miami for Alleged Extortion of Social Media Star

    Two Arrested in Miami for Alleged Extortion of Social Media Star
    Two South Florida residents have been arrested after police claim they threatened to leak sexually explicit images of social media star “YesJulz” unless she paid them. A 28-year-old and a 33-year-old were arrested Friday on…
  • Jul 26

    Three Charged in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme In Miami

    Three Charged in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme In Miami
    Three people have been convicted of alleged Medicare and Medicaid fraud in a $1 billion scheme in Miami. “This is the largest single criminal healthcare fraud case ever brought against individuals by the Department of Justice,”…
  • Jul 20

    South Florida Doctor Gets 3 Years for Medicare Fraud

    South Florida Doctor Gets 3 Years for Medicare Fraud
    A South Florida doctor will spend more than three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to falsely diagnosing hundreds of patients in a Medicare fraud scheme. Court records show the 57-year-old Delray Beach doctor was also ordered…
Rank this Week: 2005

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Two Officers Shot, One Fatally, in San Diego:  A San Diego police officer was shot and killed and his partner wounded during a late night traffic stop Thursday.  Veteran officers Jonathan DeGuzman and Wade Irwin were both wearing…
  • Jul 28

    Where We Got Marilyn Mosby and the Amerika Stinks Crowd

    Where We Got Marilyn Mosby and the Amerika Stinks Crowd
    From an essay in the current Claremont Review of Books by John Marini:[Today's] intellectuals have pronounced their historical judgment on America's past, finding it to be morally indefensible. Every great human achievement of the…
  • Jul 28

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Triple Murderer could face Death Penalty:  A Washington state man accused of shooting four people, three of them fatally, earlier this month could face the death penalty, prosecutors announced Wednesday.  Jessica Prokop of the…
Rank this Week: 253

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Jul 29

    When Does Possession of Marijuana Become Intent to Sell?

    When Does Possession of Marijuana Become Intent to Sell?
    Conviction of possession of marijuana or intent to sell charges lead to serious punishment in Arizona. Under state law, “marijuana” refers to any or all parts of the cannabis plant from which the resin has not been extracted. The…
  • Jul 29

    Common Consequences of a DUI or DWI

    Common Consequences of a DUI or DWI
    Most states have taken a strong stance against drunk/intoxicated driving in the past two decades, and the enhanced penalties mean that a conviction for driving under the influence can create both short and long-term problems after the fact.…
  • Jul 26

    What Are the Differences Between Jail and Prison in Arizona?

    What Are the Differences Between Jail and Prison in Arizona?
    Many people use the terms “jail” and “prison” synonymously. But these two types of facilities have some distinct differences, as much as they have much in common. When you are facing charges that may lead to prison…
Rank this Week: 146

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

Covers public criminal justice and defense. By Luftman, Heck & Associates LLP.

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

    First Ohio OVI Offense Is Reduced For Man In Franklin County

    First Ohio OVI Offense Is Reduced For Man In Franklin County
    Recently, a 30-year-old construction worker was stopped by the police in Franklin County, who determined that he was above the legal limit to drive; therefore, the officers charged the man with his first Ohio OVI offense. Since his profession…
  • Jul 28

    New Ohio Marijuana Law Allows For Limited Possession

    New Ohio Marijuana Law Allows For Limited Possession
    On September 8, a new Ohio marijuana law will make it legal for some Ohioans to possess and use marijuana for medical purposes. House Bill 523, which Governor Kasich signed into law in June, sets up a transitional phase in the implementation…
  • Jul 27

    New Law Allows Ohio First Responders To Treat Animal

    New Law Allows Ohio First Responders To Treat Animal
    On May 31 of this year, Governor Kasich signed into law House Bill 187, which allows Ohio first responders to treat injured animals in emergency circumstances. Previously, only licensed veterinarians were allowed to render aid to injured or…
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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/
  • Jul 29

    "6 More State Workers Charged in Flint Water Crisis"

    "6 More State Workers Charged in Flint Water Crisis"
    From The New York Times: The officials charged include Liane Shekter Smith, who led the state environmental agency’s Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance unit until she was fired in February. Prosecutors told Judge Nathaniel C. Perry III…
  • Jul 29

    "Brock Turner: Leading law school professors issue letter opposing judge's recall"

    "Brock Turner: Leading law school professors issue letter opposing judge's recall"
    The story is in The Mercury News. In a forum about this case, I argued that there are conditions in which recall would be appropriate. But I agree with the letter's analysis of the details of the case. Its bottom...
  • Jul 29

    Langer, Beloff & Zimring on Juvenile Justice

    Langer, Beloff & Zimring on Juvenile Justice
    Maximo Langer (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law) has posted two pieces on juvenile justice on SSRN, the first co-authored with Franklin E. Zimring (University of California, Berkeley) and the second co-authored…
Rank this Week: 81

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

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

    Study Reveals Nearly a Quarter of Women Claim to be Sexually Assaulted in College

    Study Reveals Nearly a Quarter of Women Claim to be Sexually Assaulted in College
    According to federal campus safety data, in 2014 the colleges and universities with the highest number of rapes on campus were the University of Connecticut and Brown University, a private Ivy League university in Providence, RI. However,…
  • Jul 22

    Ypsilanti Township Man to Serve Up to 70 Years for Sex Crimes Involving 4-year-old Girl

    Ypsilanti Township Man to Serve Up to 70 Years for Sex Crimes Involving 4-year-old Girl
    Michigan criminal defense attorneys know that individuals found guilty of sex crimes involving children face extremely serious consequences. Recently, 35-year-old Kevin M. Lambert of Ypsilanti was sentenced to up to 70 years in federal prison…
  • Jul 15

    Convicted Sex Offender Seeks Position as Bay County Sheriff

    Convicted Sex Offender Seeks Position as Bay County Sheriff
    Recent news reports reveal that Kenneth Zolnierek, a 52-year-old man found guilty of sex crimes between 1994 and 2008 and ordered to register as a sex offender, is now a write-in candidate for the position of sheriff of Bay County. While it…
Rank this Week: 4865

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

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

    The Mercy Rule: An Ironic Word for a chaotic System

    The Mercy Rule: An Ironic Word for a chaotic System
    When one hears about the term “Mercy” they are often thinking about the concept of forgiveness and understanding. However, in the world of law, this term has a deceptive meeting that can be the death nail of the defendant in a…
  • Jul 28

    Ohio Man Busted After Allegedly Bringing Crystal Meth into Kalamazoo

    Ohio Man Busted After Allegedly Bringing Crystal Meth into Kalamazoo
    Earlier in July, Kalamazoo Valley Enforcement Team (KVET) investigators learned that a man was transporting crystal meth into Kalamazoo County. This led to the arrest on July 23rd of 36-year-old Buddy Parker of Fairfield, Ohio, who according…
  • Jul 22

    Top Secrets – What Police in Michigan Don’t Want You to Know

    Top Secrets – What Police in Michigan Don’t Want You to Know
    While police officers in Michigan are trusted to keep residents safe and do their best to prevent crime, there are many “secrets” cops keep close to their vest – secrets they don’t want those accused of crimes to know.…
Rank this Week: 2940

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2213

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    J. Sutton: Wait for Beckle

    J. Sutton: Wait for Beckle
    In today's opinion in In Re: Alford D. Embry, Judge Sutton notes the differing opinions on whether Johnson v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 2551 (2015), applies to the Guidelines and whether it applies retroactively to the Guidelines. There is…
  • Jul 22

    The Gang's All Here - I see em in Court!

    The Gang's All Here - I see em in Court!
    In cases where multiple defendants are allegedly members of gangs, the Government loves to bring in "expert" witnesses on how gangs operate, hierarchy, etc.  It makes for compelling testimony for the jury.  But sometimes the…
  • Jul 18

    Pointing a Gun Is A Crime of Violence; Johnson v. United States Shrinks Further

    Pointing a Gun Is A Crime of Violence; Johnson v. United States Shrinks Further
    The Sixth Circuit in United States v. Rafidi again grappled with what constitutes a “crime of violence” under 18 U.S.C. § 924(c), a question that has divided sharply the courts of appeals in the wake of the Supreme…
Rank this Week: 840

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

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

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

    MLM: It’s About Recruiting, Not Sale

    MLM: It’s About Recruiting, Not Sale
    I’ve been telling you for years that multi-level marketing is NOT about selling products. It’s about recruiting people into a fake opportunity. The products are the “front,” meant to make MLM look like a legitimate…
  • Jul 28

    Using the IRS Expenditures Method to Determine Income

    Using the IRS Expenditures Method to Determine Income
    When the IRS believes a taxpayer has unreported income, they will use alternative methods to attempt to determine the true income. One of those methods is the Expenditures Method. Tracy Coenen explains the basic methodology in this video.…
  • Jul 19

    Highlighting Corporate Fraud Investigation

    Highlighting Corporate Fraud Investigation
    The unthinkable has happened. We have good employees. Our people are honest. They don’t steal from us. They’re like family. We trust them. So it goes when a company discovers a fraud from within. Then what happens? After the…
Rank this Week: 13

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Comments on Michigan news and criminal law. By The Law Office of Steven L. Schwartz.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2749

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
  • Jul 29

    Winter Driving Safety Tips: Ensuring Your Car is Winter Ready

    Winter Driving Safety Tips: Ensuring Your Car is Winter Ready
    According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), more car crashes occurred in January in 2015 than during any other month in the state. One of the reasons for this increase is dangerous winter weather. Preparing your car…
  • Jul 29

    Am I entitled to compensation for spinal surgery after a car accident?

    Am I entitled to compensation for spinal surgery after a car accident?
    Countless car accidents cause injuries in Pennsylvania every day. While these injuries can range from minor to severe and occur almost anywhere on the body, back injuries are among the most common. They are also some of the most debilitating,…
  • Jul 15

    Safety Concerns for the Pokémon Go App

    Safety Concerns for the Pokémon Go App
    Pokémon Go is undeniably the hottest smartphone game right now. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s an augmented reality game that lets players catch and train virtual monsters. Many are heralding the game as a boon for…
Rank this Week: 1610

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

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

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Jul 29

    Fred Flintstone, World Records, and Rules With Shifting Reference

    Fred Flintstone, World Records, and Rules With Shifting Reference
    While the rest of the country was watching the Democratic National Convention yesterday, my attention was drawn to a far more dramatic series of events: an ongoing set of videos in which contenders attempt to seize the world record for the…
  • Jul 29

    Sorry Iowa, Political Robocalls Are Protected by the First Amendment

    Sorry Iowa, Political Robocalls Are Protected by the First Amendment
    While I currently live in California, I spent most of my life in Iowa, and I regularly visit my family in Iowa around the holidays. It is nice to go back, but if it happens to be a month before a caucus, I find that the phone rings off the…
  • Jul 28

    Does California Need a Law Prohibiting Drones Near Wildfires?

    Does California Need a Law Prohibiting Drones Near Wildfires?
    Ars Technica reports:Firefighters working to contain a wildfire in the San Gabriel Mountains of Southern California were temporarily thwarted this weekend when pilots for the Monrovia Fire Department (MFD) spotted a few private drones in…
Rank this Week: 1887

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

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

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

    Reporting Crime Reduces Likelihood Of Subsequent Victimization

    Reporting Crime Reduces Likelihood Of Subsequent Victimization
    Law enforcement agencies are always looking for new ways to reduce crime in their cities, but a new study suggests that crime victims can reduce their likelihood of once again being victimized by reporting the initial crime. Researchers out…
  • Jul 26

    Severe Storm Saves Countless Lives in Tent Crashing DUI Case

    Severe Storm Saves Countless Lives in Tent Crashing DUI Case
    Most people pray for nice weather when they go camping, but the severe storm that rolled through on Saturday night likely saved a number of lives after a drunk driver drove over numerous tents in St. Croix State Park east of Hinckley.…
  • Jul 25

    Anonymous Tip App Helping Minneapolis Police Fight Crime

    Anonymous Tip App Helping Minneapolis Police Fight Crime
    These days it seems like there’s an app for everything, and the Minneapolis Police Department is getting in on the fun. The Minneapolis Police Department is making it easier for the public to report crimes anonymously through a handy…
Rank this Week: 3139

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

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

    Reporting Crime Reduces Likelihood Of Subsequent Victimization

    Reporting Crime Reduces Likelihood Of Subsequent Victimization
    Law enforcement agencies are always looking for new ways to reduce crime in their cities, but a new study suggests that crime victims can reduce their likelihood of once again being victimized by reporting the initial crime. Researchers out…
  • Jul 26

    Severe Storm Saves Countless Lives in Tent Crashing DUI Case

    Severe Storm Saves Countless Lives in Tent Crashing DUI Case
    Most people pray for nice weather when they go camping, but the severe storm that rolled through on Saturday night likely saved a number of lives after a drunk driver drove over numerous tents in St. Croix State Park east of Hinckley.…
  • Jul 25

    Anonymous Tip App Helping Minneapolis Police Fight Crime

    Anonymous Tip App Helping Minneapolis Police Fight Crime
    These days it seems like there’s an app for everything, and the Minneapolis Police Department is getting in on the fun. The Minneapolis Police Department is making it easier for the public to report crimes anonymously through a handy…
Rank this Week: 3522

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 407

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

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

    Georgia man facing criminal charges over warrant mistake

    Georgia man facing criminal charges over warrant mistake
    A man was taken into custody on allegations of obstruction when Georgia police officers mistook him for a different person. His criminal charges now include a violation of probation, which could potentially send him to jail for as long as...
  • Jul 15

    Journalist hit with felony charges for request of open record

    Journalist hit with felony charges for request of open record
    Freedom of the press is a constitutional right granted to journalists, publishers and other individuals involved in the journalism profession. This important right protects these individuals from being unfairly censored while doing their…
  • Jun 29

    Georgia mayor to face criminal charges for alleged tax evasion

    Georgia mayor to face criminal charges for alleged tax evasion
    A Georgia mayor is on the line for allegedly evading taxes. Although no criminal charges have officially been filed, the district attorney has already announced his intention to charge the part-time mayor of a small town with tax evasion.…
Rank this Week: 2785

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 2076

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

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

    Does Uber Drive Down Boston Drunk Driving Injuries?

    Does Uber Drive Down Boston Drunk Driving Injuries?
    Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft have sailed in like a white horse, ready to save us all from the scourge of drunk driving injuries and deaths. At least, that’s the narrative these services are selling. Proof that it’s…
  • Jul 27

    Fallen Officer Family Seeks Tougher DUI Laws in Massachusett

    Fallen Officer Family Seeks Tougher DUI Laws in Massachusett
    Deputy John Robert Kotfila Jr. had just received a 911 call about a wrong-way driver on a stretch of Florida highway. It was nearly 3 a.m. on a Saturday. He had just left a traffic crash investigation and spotted the vehicle, traveling…
  • Jul 24

    Campaign to Bring Back Drink Specials to Massachusetts Underway

    Campaign to Bring Back Drink Specials to Massachusetts Underway
    After work, many people like to head to the bar on the way home to have a drink or two with friends.  While you can do this in Boston, or across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you aren’t going to find any drink specials or…
Rank this Week: 567

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law issues from the point of view of a former state prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney. By Kyle Green.

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

    Can you Go to Jail for Disorderly Conduct?

    Can you Go to Jail for Disorderly Conduct?
    In Arizona, disorderly conduct is considered a class 1 misdemeanor and penalties could include a fine up to $2,500 and up to six months in jail, or both. If you, or someone you love, has been charged with disorderly conduct, it’s…
  • Jul 25

    What is The Difference Between Theft, Robbery and Burglary?

    What is The Difference Between Theft, Robbery and Burglary?
    Do you know the difference between theft, robbery, and burglary?  Although they are often used interchangeably, because they all involve the unauthorized taking of someone’s personal property, they are all very different crimes. If…
  • Jul 21

    Does Arizona Allow Medical Marijuana Use?

    Does Arizona Allow Medical Marijuana Use?
    Yes, Arizona allows the use of medical marijuana under very specific circumstances. Don’t start thinking though that this means it’s no big deal, for most people it’s still a crime to use, grow or sell marijuana and Federal…
Rank this Week: 3581

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    Haunted By Poorly Written Criminal Law

    Haunted By Poorly Written Criminal Law
    Drafting a criminal law is hard. Even a crime as uncontroversial as murder presents problems, because people just don’t behave consistently with our expectations. Sure, a straight-forward intentional murder is easy to address, but what…
  • Jul 29

    Why Does The 7th Circuit Hate Gays?

    Why Does The 7th Circuit Hate Gays?
    By any objective measure, the Seventh Circuit’s holdiing in Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College is unremarkable.  The court ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not prohibit discrimination based upon sexual…
  • Jul 28

    Jive Talkin’ And The Puff of Smoke

    Jive Talkin’ And The Puff of Smoke
    The Marlboro Man did a great job of selling smokes until he died of lung cancer, so there isn’t much of a question that smoking cigarettes is a bad thing and, kids, don’t do it. Now that the obvious has been said, with apologies…
Rank this Week: 26

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

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

    NUTS

    NUTS
    You think you have a hard job? Pity poor Herald Scribe David Ovalle who, in writing articles covering the legal community of Miami, must navigate unscrupulous clients, manipulative attorneys, judges who wander in hours after court was…
  • Jul 27

    UNIFORM DRIVE

    UNIFORM DRIVE
    In this summer of hate, and shootings, and rantings and ravings and political conventions and speeches by Chachi and Duck Dynasty and mediocre female golfers  (and Bill Clinton, Michelle Obama, and President Obama) we here in Miami…
  • Jul 27

    RED LIGHT CAMERAS - THIRD DCA SPEAKS .....

    RED LIGHT CAMERAS - THIRD DCA SPEAKS .....
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:RED LIGHT, GREEN LIGHT ..... IT'S A GREEN LIGHT FOR THE COUNTY IF YOU RESIDE IN MIAMI-DADE, FOR RED LIGHT TICKETS .....So, for now, if you see this: Then, you can expect to see this: That's because, today,…
Rank this Week: 149

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

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

    Even one ounce of anger or tension can miss the winning opportunity

    Even one ounce of anger or tension can miss the winning opportunity
    Yes, the world is filled with too many people too often acting like heartlessly dangerous people. Part of my job is to defuse, shrink, disintegrate, disinfect, and deflect the unseemly and dangerous actions of others, and to extract the gold…
  • Jul 28

    Jack Davis draws his last comic – from EC to Mad and beyond

    Jack Davis draws his last comic – from EC to Mad and beyond
    On a mid-1971 day at the age of eight, I found a paperback book by Mad Magazine, got hooked on the magazine, and my life never was the same again.
  • Jul 27

    Hugo, Colorado police further underline the unreliability of superficial drug test

    Hugo, Colorado police further underline the unreliability of superficial drug test
    Drug detection is about chemistry, and even prosecutors' chemists -- with a never-ending stream and often backlog of alleged drugs to test while still testifying in court -- can get drug testing wrong, particularly with being challenged by…
Rank this Week: 600

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jul 29

    My Favourite Things: The Promise of Regulation by Design

    My Favourite Things: The Promise of Regulation by Design
    Lachlan Urquhart & Tom Rodden, A Legal Turn in Human Computer Interaction? Towards ‘Regulation by Design’ for the Internet of Things (2016), available at SSRN.Daithí Mac SíthighTen years have passed since…
  • Jul 28

    Constitutional Officers: A Very Close Reading

    Constitutional Officers: A Very Close Reading
    Seth Barrett Tillman, Who Can Be President of the United States?: Candidate Hillary Clinton and the Problem of Statutory Qualifications, 5 Brit. J. Am. Legal Studies 95 (2016), available at SSRN Seth Barrett Tillman, Originalism & the…
  • Jul 27

    American Sexual Culture as Public Health Crisi

    American Sexual Culture as Public Health Crisi
    Margo Kaplan, Rape Beyond Crime, 66 Duke L.J. (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Angela HarrisNot long ago, I was indulging in one of my favorite lazy-day pastimes – standing in my local bookstore, reading. The book was Girls and…
Rank this Week: 907

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Focusing on issues affecting the criminal justice system. By Bautista, Overson & Stewart PC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
Rank this Week: 781

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

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

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

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    The Baltimore Sun reports that prosecutors have dropped all remaining charges against police officers in cases related to the 2015 arrest and death of Freddie Gray.  The decision to end the prosecutions was motivated by the fact that no…
  • Jul 28

    Sex Offender Premises Restrictions Revised in Response to Doe v. Cooper

    Sex Offender Premises Restrictions Revised in Response to Doe v. Cooper
    The General Assembly amended G.S. 14-208.18, the law that makes it a Class H felony for certain registered sex offenders to go certain places. The changes are a response to Doe v. Cooper, a federal case in which the trial judge enjoined every…
  • Jul 27

    What’s the Latest on Mopeds?

    What’s the Latest on Mopeds?
    Laws governing the operation of mopeds have changed significantly in recent years. Mopeds now must be registered before they may be driven on state roadways, and the owner of the moped must have insurance.  An overview of the current…
Rank this Week: 3473

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

An online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall.

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 951

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

Temas de Derecho de preferencia, también de debate en otras áreas del quehacer humano e intereses personales del autor. By José Guillermo Anderson Anderson.

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    INDULTO A LA SEÑORA: SILVANA BUSCAGLIA

    INDULTO A LA SEÑORA: SILVANA BUSCAGLIA
    No puedo estar en desacuerdo con el indulto a la señora Buscaglia, sin embargo, la redacción de la Resolución que lo contiene, no parece la adecuada. A continuación el texto íntegro de la misma en la que he…
  • Jul 26

    Los viejos izquierdistas en el Perú deben retirarse de la política

    Los viejos izquierdistas en el Perú deben retirarse de la política
    Nunca he leído a Marx, lo he escrito muchas veces ni a ningún pensador, por brillante que sea su carrera y los reconocimientos obtenidos, pues no existe pensador que nos ilustre sobre los marcianos. En el enlace que…
  • Jul 23

    PROYECTO DE DEROGACIÓN DEL SISTEMA PRIVADO DE PENSIONES - EN CHILE

    PROYECTO DE DEROGACIÓN DEL SISTEMA PRIVADO DE PENSIONES - EN CHILE
    http://www.reddigital.cl/politica/24-parlamento/11988-fin_afps.html        REFORMA CONSTITUCIONAL Proyecto de reforma constitucional que establece una nueva regulación del derecho a la seguridad…
Rank this Week: 3267

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    US v. Wanland, No. 14-10170…

    US v. Wanland, No. 14-10170 (7-27-16)(Owens with Wallace and Schroeder).  This was a tax evasion case, with the defendant a civil lawyer who didn't pay taxes.  The 9th affirmed the convictions, rejecting the argument that…
  • Jul 26

    Jones v. Harrington, No. 13-56360…

    Jones v. Harrington, No. 13-56360 (7-22-16)(Bybee with Kozinski; O'Scannlain dissenting).  The police interrogated petitioner for hours about a fatal gang. Petitioner finally said: "I don't want to talk no more." The police followed up,…
  • Jul 26

    Curiel v. Miller, No. 11-56949…

    Curiel v. Miller, No. 11-56949 (7-25-16)(en banc)(Murguia; Reinhardt concurring and Bybee concurring).  In an en banc opinion, the 9th found the state petitioner's federal habeas timely under AEDPA.  It was timely because the…
Rank this Week: 1410

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland DUI news, updates and commentary. Published by Goldstein & Stamm, P.A.

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Jul 28

    NCDD Summer Session hits it out of the park

    NCDD Summer Session hits it out of the park
    The National College for DUI Defense (www.ncdd.com) just completed its annual summer session held in Cambridge Massachusetts.  The session featured large lectures, small lectures, breakouts, and small elective seminars. Topics…
  • Jul 22

    Speaking out against Trump

    Speaking out against Trump
    I will repeat the well known quote from Martin Niemöller: First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out – Because I was not a Socialist. Continue reading The post Speaking out against Trump appeared first on…
  • Jun 23

    The Incredible Shrinking Fourth Amendment

    The Incredible Shrinking Fourth Amendment
    The Supreme Court decided two Fourth Amendment cases this week that diminish our freedom from police searches.  The Fourth Amendment says: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against…
Rank this Week: 3318

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 1818

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

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

    What, Exactly, Is a Plea Discussion?

    What, Exactly, Is a Plea Discussion?
    In a recent blog post, we talked about how things that you say during a plea discussion cannot be used against you in a subsequent trial. The source for this is Rule 410 in the Maine Rules of Evidence. However, lawyers love to argue and fight…
  • Jul 27

    Grand Juries in Maine

    Grand Juries in Maine
    If you're being investigated for a crime, or even after you've been arrested for one, there are a lot of moving parts in the criminal justice system that you'll never see, but that still seriously impact your future. One of these moving parts…
  • Jul 26

    What You Say During a Plea Discussion Stays There

    What You Say During a Plea Discussion Stays There
    Because we live in a country that relies on an adversarial system of criminal justice, you can count on law enforcement to do everything it can to punish you as much as possible. To do this, police and prosecutors try to get all the evidence…
Rank this Week: 4563

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
  • Jul 28

    The SEC Audit Trail – Several Industry Groups See Problems as Currently Proposed

    The SEC Audit Trail – Several Industry Groups See Problems as Currently Proposed
    Last week, several securities industry groups filed critical responses to the SEC’s plan for an audit trail.  While most groups that commented on the SEC’s proposed regulation supported implementing the proposal, several had…
  • Jul 19

    Will It Be Enough?: SEC Amends Rules to Look More Like Federal Court

    Will It Be Enough?: SEC Amends Rules to Look More Like Federal Court
    In a move that will make Securities and Exchange Commission administrative proceedings look more like civil litigation in federal court, on July 13, 2016, the SEC announced that it had adopted amendments to its rules of practice.  These…
  • Jul 15

    Shareholder Derivative Suit Following Data Breach Misses Target

    Shareholder Derivative Suit Following Data Breach Misses Target
    On July 7, 2016, Judge Paul A. Magnuson of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota granted Defendants’ Motions to Dismiss a shareholder class action that had been initiated following a 2013 holiday season data…
Rank this Week: 3394

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    Pardons and Gun Right

    Pardons and Gun Right
    It is vitally important that a pardon applicant specifically ask for restoration of civil rights clearly and unequivocally in their initial petition.
  • Jun 10

    Alabama’s Crisis of Leadership

    Alabama’s Crisis of Leadership
    The State of Alabama is in crisis. Our Speaker of the State House of Representatives, our Governor, and our Chief Justice of the Supreme Court all are hamstrung by accusations of impropriety, abuse of their authority, and failure to execute…
  • Jun 10

    Alabama’s Crisis of Leadership

    Alabama’s Crisis of Leadership
    The State of Alabama is in crisis. Our Speaker of the State House of Representatives, our Governor, and our Chief Justice of the Supreme Court all are hamstrung by accusations of impropriety, abuse of their authority, and failure to execute…
Rank this Week: 1846

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

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

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Jul 28

    ‘Time for Change’ on Refugee

    ‘Time for Change’ on Refugee
    The world faces an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. On the 65th anniversary of the United Nations refugee convention being adopted, there are now 65 million displaced people globally, the highest number since World War II. Around one-third…
  • Jul 27

    Ethiopia: Human Rights Leadership at the UN Security Council Requires Human Rights at Home

    Ethiopia: Human Rights Leadership at the UN Security Council Requires Human Rights at Home
    This is Ethiopia’s third stint on the UNSC and in a congratulatory message, Ethiopian Foreign Minister, Tedros Adhanom, said the election is a clear indication that the country has won the respect and trust of the world.
  • Jul 22

    Turkey Could Be Taking A Big Step Backwards In Human Right

    Turkey Could Be Taking A Big Step Backwards In Human Right
    Please note this article first appeared on Time.com here. By Katy Pownall, News Writer at Amnesty International It’s rush hour on Istanbul’s Bosphorus Bridge. Queues of cars jostle for position, the noise of horns…
Rank this Week: 28

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 28

    Indonesia: UN rights chief urges region's 'most prolific executioner' to end practice

    Indonesia: UN rights chief urges region's 'most prolific executioner' to end practice
    Source: UN News Centre (27 July 2016)http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=54565#.V5ogobh97IUThe United Nations human rights chief today expressed alarm at reports that up to 14 people face imminent execution in Indonesia, most of them…
  • Jul 25

    Indonesia executions loom as convict Merri Utami is sent to prison island

    Indonesia executions loom as convict Merri Utami is sent to prison island
    Source: The Guardian (25 July 2016)https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jul/25/indonesia-executions--convict-merry-utami-sent-nusa-kambanganThe next round of executions in Indonesia appear imminent following the transfer of an Indonesian…
  • Jul 11

    Final Declaration: 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty: Oslo, 23 June 2016

    Final Declaration: 6th World Congress Against the Death Penalty: Oslo, 23 June 2016
    Source: ECPM (4 July 2016)Text of the Final Declaration available: http://congres.abolition.fr/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Final-Declaration-of-the-6th-World-Congress-Against-the-Death-Penalty.pdfVideo of the Final Declaration…
Rank this Week: 1372

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Jul 28

    University of Florida football player intervenes in alleged sexual battery

    University of Florida football player intervenes in alleged sexual battery
    A man is in jail in Gainesville, Florida after a Florida football player intervened in an alleged sexual assault on an intoxicated woman.  According to an article on KTLA 5 news, the football player was working security at a local bar…
  • Jul 20

    Terminated Jacksonville Transportation Authority manager arrested for grand theft

    Terminated Jacksonville Transportation Authority manager arrested for grand theft
    A manager at JTA, or Jacksonville Transportation Authority, is facing a felony charge of grand theft.  According to a report in the Florida Times Union, the man stole over $300,000.00 from the Authority.  Part of the manager’s…
  • Jul 12

    Thefts of motorcycles up in Duval County and around the country

    Thefts of motorcycles up in Duval County and around the country
    The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office reports that the thefts of motorcycles increased substantially this year compared to last.  According to an report in The Florida Times Union, there are already as many of these thefts this year…
Rank this Week: 2857

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Gilbert G. Garcia Law Firm.

http://www.texaspossessionofmarijuanalawyer.com/
  • Jul 28

    Epileptic Patients to have access to cannabis oils in Texa

    Epileptic Patients to have access to cannabis oils in Texa
    In 2015, Governor Greg Abbott signed into law SB 339 known as the Texas Compassionate Use Act. The bill authorizes DPS to implement a dispensary program to include a registry of physicians who are authorized to prescribe low levels of THC…
  • Jul 7

    Marijuana - Understanding the Law. Live Podcast Interview.

    Marijuana - Understanding the Law. Live Podcast Interview.
    Live Podcast Interview with Chris Legier @ Show 1002 Guest: Gilbert Garcia, Attorney Gilbert G. Garcia Law Firm Topics Include: How do the recent laws concerning marijuana prohibition apply to freedom and citizens rights? What should I do if…
  • Jul 7

    Marijuana – Understanding the Law. Live Podcast Interview.

    Marijuana – Understanding the Law. Live Podcast Interview.
    Live Podcast Interview with Chris Legier @ Show 1002 Guest: Gilbert Garcia, Attorney Gilbert G. Garcia Law Firm Topics Include: How do the recent laws concerning marijuana prohibition apply to freedom and citizens rights? What should I do if…
Rank this Week: 2743

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 28

    HOLYOKE DRUG TRAFFICKING ARREST LEADS TO ARREST OF YOUTH AND HIS FAMILY

    HOLYOKE DRUG TRAFFICKING ARREST LEADS TO ARREST OF YOUTH AND HIS FAMILY
    Roman Correa (hereinafter, the “Defendant”) is only 19 years old. He is said to be a “good student”. Without the aid of a criminal defense miracle, his life, as he has known it, is probably over. The Defendant, 19…
  • Jul 21

    FORMER HAVERHILL CITY COUNCILLOR GOES TO PRISON FOR THEFT

    FORMER HAVERHILL CITY COUNCILLOR GOES TO PRISON FOR THEFT
    If you are one of the many who still believe that convictions for “white collar crime” such as embezzlement or larceny do not bring jail or prison sentences…think again. As we have discussed in the past, the authorities…
  • Jul 15

    HOW THE POKEMON – MASSACHUSETTS CRIMINAL LAW COMBINATION COULD GET YOU ARRESTED…OR WORSE

    HOW THE POKEMON – MASSACHUSETTS CRIMINAL LAW COMBINATION COULD GET YOU ARRESTED…OR WORSE
    There are various periodicals we lawyers read to keep up with not only what is happening system-wide, but also what is up with the rest of the world which we might be missing due to the myopia of our work. One which I quote from often…
Rank this Week: 513

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

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

    Do I Have to Consent to a Search of My Car?

    Do I Have to Consent to a Search of My Car?
    (Image Credit: public-domain-image.com) Arbitrary searches of your vehicle are generally illegal, however, like searches of your home, there are exceptions which can be used by the police to search your car. There is also usually more leeway…
  • Jul 25

    Can I Be Arrested Without an Arrest Warrant?

    Can I Be Arrested Without an Arrest Warrant?
    (Image Credit: Wikimedia.org) Most of us are under the impression that we cannot be arrested unless the police have a warrant in hand. Unfortunately, this is not always the case, and your arrest could well hinge on the premise of probable…
  • Jul 22

    The importance of staying calm during in a road rage accident

    The importance of staying calm during in a road rage accident
    (Image Credit: Flickr.com) If you’ve been involved in an accident that was caused by an aggressive driver, it’s important to stay calm. Even though your natural instinct is to be angry because of the damage caused to your vehicle.…
Rank this Week: 3132

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

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

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    Golf Cart DUI Results in Death

    Golf Cart DUI Results in Death
    When the media reports on a death involving a Los Angeles DUI, the victim is usually a pedestrian or the driver or passenger in one of the vehicles that crashed. But deadly DUIs can also result from incidents involving much smaller,…
  • Jul 25

    Bad Parking Job Leads to DUI Arrest

    Bad Parking Job Leads to DUI Arrest
    When police officers are out on patrol looking for drivers who might be DUI in Los Angeles, they watch for vehicles weaving in and out of traffic, veering over the center line and blowing through stop signs and other traffic signals. In…
  • Jul 20

    DUI Firefighter Will Cost City $5 Million

    DUI Firefighter Will Cost City $5 Million
    Courts don’t hold a city responsible when an off-duty employee drinks too much and faces charges of DUI. But if that city employee is DUI in Los Angeles when on the job, the result could be costly for his/her employer. One recent…
Rank this Week: 3963

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    How Many DUIs are Caused by Undiagnosed Mental Health Issues?

    How Many DUIs are Caused by Undiagnosed Mental Health Issues?
    Addiction to alcohol and other drugs obviously contributes to many arrests for DUI in Los Angeles. But could repeat DUI offenses also be an indicator that a person has a mental health disorder? The San Joaquin Superior Court’s…
  • Jul 25

    Washington State Supreme Court Rules DUI Sobriety Tests Aren’t Unreasonable Search

    Washington State Supreme Court Rules DUI Sobriety Tests Aren’t Unreasonable Search
    What evidence should a judge permit police to present during a DUI trial? If a driver suspected of DUI in Los Angeles refuses to take a field sobriety test, for example, should the court allow police officers to use that as evidence against…
  • Jul 22

    Celebration Nets Teen Another DUI Arrest

    Celebration Nets Teen Another DUI Arrest
    A driver might be very happy when a judge reduces a charge of DUI in Los Angeles to a lesser charge, like wet reckless. But getting intoxicated and driving down a busy main street is not a good way to celebrate. Just ask 18-year-old Lucas…
Rank this Week: 4322

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jul 27

    When a Plea Bargain Is a Good Idea

    When a Plea Bargain Is a Good Idea
    Plea bargains have become increasingly important to criminal defendants these days as reports have shown that 97% of all federal criminal cases and 94% of state cases end in guilty pleas.  As most defendants do not wish for the…
  • Jul 21

    Update: Notice of Claim Filed in George Tillman Case

    Update: Notice of Claim Filed in George Tillman Case
    Last week, the Law Offices of Jeffrey Lichtman along with the Law Office of Marc Fernich filed a notice of claim against the New York City Police Department on behalf of the wife and mother of George Tillman, charging wrongful death and…
  • Jul 12

    Why Hire Someone With Federal Criminal Experience? Because You Want To Avoid Prison, That’s Why

    Why Hire Someone With Federal Criminal Experience? Because You Want To Avoid Prison, That’s Why
    The other day a potential client came to see me about his federal criminal case in New York.  During our discussion, he wondered if there was any real benefit of hiring an attorney who was heavily experienced in the federal system or…
Rank this Week: 2161