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Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

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

    Be careful what you Tweet for...

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

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

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

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

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?
    Salvador Cisneros came to the United States to realize the American dream, and part of his dream might have ranged from fondling breasts in public to joining the mile high club. Having been discovered in the United States without permission…
Rank this Week: 2468

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/
  • Mar 16

    CPLR 5015(a)(3) and (4)

    CPLR 5015(a)(3) and (4)
    The defendants, his brother, and his father were the principal shareholders of the corporate defendant. For several years prior to 1974 the corporation owned a restaurant in Staten Island, together with the real property upon which it was…
  • Mar 4

    Labor Law § 240 (1)

    Labor Law § 240 (1)
    Plaintiffs in this negligence action, seeks damages for personal injury sustained by Plaintiff on September 2, 2008, in a scaffolding collapse accident while he was working as a mason tender for JOFW. The accident occurred inside premises…
  • Mar 2

    Columbia University–New York Hospital...cont

    Columbia University–New York Hospital...cont
    Plaintiff's obstetrical expert opined that during plaintiff's mother's near 24–hour labor, plaintiff experienced multiple late decelerations indicative of placental insufficiency causing fetal hypoxia. He opined that it was a departure…
Rank this Week: 872

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/
  • Mar 16

    Driver's License Appeals in Michigan - Prepare to Win

    Driver's License Appeals in Michigan - Prepare to Win
    In a recent driver's license restoration article, I highlighted the importance of my "prep session" with my client immediately prior to his or her actual license appeal hearing. It is critical to the success of any license…
  • Mar 13

    Michigan DUI - The Secrets to Succe

    Michigan DUI - The Secrets to Succe
    There are times I'd like to really detail how I've handled a particular DUI charge, or the specific result I've accomplished, but I have to hold back in the larger interests of diplomacy and politics. In this article, I'm going...
  • Mar 9

    First Offense DUI in Oakland County

    First Offense DUI in Oakland County
    If you have been arrested for a 1st offense OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) charge in any Oakland County city or township, you've probably already heard that things are "tougher" there than in neighboring Macomb or Wayne Counties.…
Rank this Week: 364

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2469

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Mar 4

    First Circuit creates hard and firm standards before allowing sex offender penile plethysmograph testing

    First Circuit creates hard and firm standards before allowing sex offender penile plethysmograph testing
    Long-time readers likely can recall the occasional post throughout the years setting out some appellate jurisprudence as to when and how a court may rely upon or order sex offenders to be subject to penile plethysmograph testing. The First…
  • Mar 4

    Victims and law enforcement assail Gov Wolf's execution moratorium in Pennsylvania

    Victims and law enforcement assail Gov Wolf's execution moratorium in Pennsylvania
    As reported in this local article, folks in Pennsylvania unhappy with "Gov. Tom Wolf's moratorium on the death penalty gathered at the state Capitol on Wednesday to criticize that decision that they say was reached without input from…
  • Mar 4

    "Do the Koch Brothers Really Care About Criminal-Justice Reform?"

    "Do the Koch Brothers Really Care About Criminal-Justice Reform?"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new Atlantic piece by Molly Ball exploring what to make of the recent emphasis on criminal justice reform coming from politically-savvy billionaires. Here are excerpts: Here is the…
Rank this Week: 103

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Mar 4

    Nitrogen Bill Passes OK House 85-10

    Nitrogen Bill Passes OK House 85-10
    Justice in the very worst murder cases has been frustrated in some states by an international conspiracy to cut off the supply of the drugs needed for execution by lethal injection.  The drug of choice is pentobarbital, the one used...
  • Mar 4

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Hawaii Considers Victims Bill of Rights:  The Hawaii Legislature is considering a bill that would amend the state constitution to provide rights to crime victims.  Hawaii's KHON reports that the bill would incorporate provisions of…
  • Mar 3

    Now that We've Advanced the Agenda, We Can Tell the Truth

    Now that We've Advanced the Agenda, We Can Tell the Truth
    The print and electronic media were falling all over themselves to tell the story of the Ferguson, MO shooting last summer:  The narrative, though not put in exactly these words, was simple:  A Klansman-wannabe whose day job was as…
Rank this Week: 183

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/
  • Mar 4

    Stamm Testifies Before the Maryland House Judiciary Committee

    Stamm Testifies Before the Maryland House Judiciary Committee
    On March 4, 2015, Leonard Stamm testified in opposition to House Bill 532 which would require officers to tell suspected drunk drivers in a fatal or life threatening injury crash that they are required to submit to an alcohol test. Here is…
  • Feb 2

    Proposals for New DUI Laws in 2015

    Proposals for New DUI Laws in 2015
    1. Change "reasonable grounds" in § 16-205.1 to "probable cause" The Fourth Amendment requires articulable reasonable suspicion to stop a vehicle, Whren v. U.S., 517 U.S. 806, 116 S. Ct. 1769, 135 L. Ed. 2d 89 (1996) and probable cause…
  • Dec 22

    Heien v. North Carolina - Ignorance of the law is no defense - unless you are a cop

    Heien v. North Carolina - Ignorance of the law is no defense - unless you are a cop
    Last week the Supreme Court decided the case of Heien v. North Carolina. In an 8-1 decision, the Court decided that even though an officer stopped a driver for conduct that was later decided NOT to be illegal, that the officer's objectively…
Rank this Week: 1720

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Florida to New York Firearm Trafficking Ring Disarmed...cont

    Florida to New York Firearm Trafficking Ring Disarmed...cont
    Criminal sale of a firearm in the first degree is committed by any person when such person: (1) unlawfully sells, exchanges, gives or disposes of to another ten or more firearms; or (2) unlawfully sells, exchanges, gives or disposes...
  • Mar 3

    Florida to New York Firearm Trafficking Ring Disarmed

    Florida to New York Firearm Trafficking Ring Disarmed
    Florida to New York Firearm Trafficking Ring Disarmed: Brooklyn DA Announces Arrest and 105 Count Indictment The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office has announced that along with the 105 count indictment against defendants for Criminal…
  • Mar 2

    Bank of New York Melon Computer Tech Indicted

    Bank of New York Melon Computer Tech Indicted
    Checking your credit report is the best way to detect criminal fraudulent activity done in your name. Evidence of identity theft typically comes in the form of fraudulent or inaccurate information on your credit report, such as incorrect…
Rank this Week: 1238

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/
  • Mar 4

    Roeder et al. on The Crime Decline

    Roeder et al. on The Crime Decline
    Oliver K. Roeder , Lauren-Brooke Eisen , Julia Bowling , Joseph E. Stiglitz and Inimai M. Chettiar (University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics , New York University (NYU) - Brennan Center for Justice , New York University...
  • Mar 3

    Carrington on Mississippi Innocence

    Carrington on Mississippi Innocence
    William Tucker Carrington (University of Mississippi - School of Law) has posted Mississippi Innocence: The Convictions and Exonerations of Levon Brooks and Kennedy Brewer and the Failure of the American Promise (Georgetown Journal of Legal…
  • Mar 3

    Argument about police access to hotel registry under Fourth Amendment

    Argument about police access to hotel registry under Fourth Amendment
    The transcript from the argument in Los Angeles v. Patel is here.
Rank this Week: 81

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Mar 4

    Jury Duty, Do I Have to Go?

    Jury Duty, Do I Have to Go?
    Why It’s Important to Heed a Jury Duty Summons For most people, jury duty is a pain. Who can afford to take time out to spend days at the courthouse? When a jury summons arrives it’s tempting to ignore it, but be forewarned. There…
  • Mar 1

    Sealing Juvenile Records in Nevada

    Sealing Juvenile Records in Nevada
    Sealing of Juvenile Records in Nevada Part of growing up is making poor choices. Some of these carry heavy consequences, like being charged with juvenile delinquency. Most kids learn their lesson after suffering the consequences.…
  • Feb 28

    Criminal Defense Overview

    Criminal Defense Overview
    Criminal Defense Overview Being charged with a crime is stressful, and the consequences of being found guilty are serious. That’s why selecting an experienced criminal defense attorney is so important. In Nevada, people may face…
Rank this Week: 1699

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/
  • Mar 4

    Justice Department Clears Darren Wilson in Ferguson Shooting

    Justice Department Clears Darren Wilson in Ferguson Shooting
    The United States Justice Department won’t prosecute former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for his actions taken during the fatal altercation with 18-year-old Michael Brown. Although they won’t pursue charges, the Justice…
  • Mar 3

    Man Fools Cops By Hiding Pot in Box Labeled “Not Weed”

    Man Fools Cops By Hiding Pot in Box Labeled “Not Weed”
    A Nebraska man suspected of driving under the influence pulled off an elaborate scheme over the weekend to fool cops into thinking he didn’t have drugs in the car. Instead of storing his marijuana in a container labeled…
  • Mar 2

    One Year in Jail For Truck Driver Who Blew By School Bu

    One Year in Jail For Truck Driver Who Blew By School Bu
    An Apple Valley truck driver has been sentenced to one year in jail, with four months stayed for two years after video surfaced of him speeding by a school bus and narrowly missing a 13-year-old girl. Allen Howard Morris, 48, was…
Rank this Week: 1679

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Mar 4

    Justice Department Clears Darren Wilson in Ferguson Shooting

    Justice Department Clears Darren Wilson in Ferguson Shooting
    The United States Justice Department won’t prosecute former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for his actions taken during the fatal altercation with 18-year-old Michael Brown. Although they won’t pursue charges, the Justice…
  • Mar 3

    Man Fools Cops By Hiding Pot in Box Labeled “Not Weed”

    Man Fools Cops By Hiding Pot in Box Labeled “Not Weed”
    A Nebraska man suspected of driving under the influence pulled off an elaborate scheme over the weekend to fool cops into thinking he didn’t have drugs in the car. Instead of storing his marijuana in a container labeled…
  • Mar 2

    One Year in Jail For Truck Driver Who Blew By School Bu

    One Year in Jail For Truck Driver Who Blew By School Bu
    An Apple Valley truck driver has been sentenced to one year in jail, with four months stayed for two years after video surfaced of him speeding by a school bus and narrowly missing a 13-year-old girl. Allen Howard Morris, 48, was…
Rank this Week: 1872

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/
Rank this Week: 75

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Jury Convicts Woman of Using Stolen ID to Obtain HELOC

    Jury Convicts Woman of Using Stolen ID to Obtain HELOC
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Rachel Siders, 39, Roseville, California, was convicted by a federal jury and found guilty of bank fraud, making a false loan application, and committing aggravated identity theft. Siders’ week-long trial was held…
  • Mar 3

    Purported Real Estate Agent / Loan Officer Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud

    Purported Real Estate Agent / Loan Officer Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Dana Faulkner, 48, Oakland, California, was sentenced by United States District Judge John A. Mendez to one year in prison for conspiring to commit mail fraud and make false statements in loan applications. Faulkner is…
  • Mar 3

    Woman Admits Using Fraudulent Information to Defraud Lender

    Woman Admits Using Fraudulent Information to Defraud Lender
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Carolyn Marie Jones, 51, Corona, California, who was the chief executive officer of a high-end jean company that outfitted Hollywood celebrities, pleaded guilty in federal court to bank fraud and bankruptcy fraud offenses…
Rank this Week: 3

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Mar 4

    What charges can be expunged in AZ?

    What charges can be expunged in AZ?
    In Arizona, a charge cannot be expunged in Arizona unless the offender was under the age of 18 at the time of the offense and the case was handled in juvenile criminal court. However, most types of criminal charges, except some felonies, can…
  • Mar 2

    Selfies & Snapchat become New Tools for Law Enforcement

    Selfies & Snapchat become New Tools for Law Enforcement
    There are many things that have entered the digital arena in the past decade that were not available in years prior, both in regards to criminals and law enforcement. Those include Facebook, smartphones, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat,…
  • Feb 27

    Can you get your sex offender registration requirement removed in AZ?

    Can you get your sex offender registration requirement removed in AZ?
    It’s not likely that you’ll be able to have your sex offender registration requirement removed in Arizona, but you may be able to have the charges against you dismissed or lowered to a lesser charge if the sexual offense is…
Rank this Week: 3818

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
Rank this Week: 929

Essex County NJ Criminal Attorney

Essex County NJ Criminal Attorney

Covers criminal and traffic offenses in New Jersey. By Todd Palumbo.

http://essexcountynjcriminalattorneys.wordpress.com
  • Mar 4

    When Driving with a Suspended License Becomes a Crime

    When Driving with a Suspended License Becomes a Crime
    If caught driving with a suspended license during you DWI suspension, the penalties are serious Continue reading →
  • May 15

    Cranfords are the First Manufactured Marijuana Cigarette

    Cranfords are the First Manufactured Marijuana Cigarette
    In a funny sort of coincidence, the company producing the first manufactured marihuana cigarettes has named the product Cranfords. The machine rolled cannabis cigarettes come in tins of 10 filtered joints and each tin contains a quarter ounce…
  • May 15

    Cranfords are the First Manufactured Marijuana Cigarette

    Cranfords are the First Manufactured Marijuana Cigarette
    In a funny sort of coincidence, the company producing the first manufactured marihuana cigarettes has named the product Cranfords. The machine rolled cannabis cigarettes come in tins of 10 filtered joints and each tin contains a quarter ounce…
Rank this Week: 3860

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/
  • Mar 4

    Goodyear Rolls Out $16 M Settlement With SEC, Putting Brakes on FCPA Charge

    Goodyear Rolls Out $16 M Settlement With SEC, Putting Brakes on FCPA Charge
    On February 24, 2015, the SEC announced that it had reached an agreement with Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (“Goodyear”) for Goodyear to disgorge more than $16 million to settle FCPA charges stemming from its Kenyan and Angolan…
  • Feb 24

    Highlights From SEC Speaks 2015

    Highlights From SEC Speaks 2015
    Securities and Exchange Commission leadership and staff members addressed the public on February 20-21 at the annual “SEC Speaks” conference in Washington, D.C.  Common themes among the numerous presentations included the…
  • Feb 24

    To Whom Must The Whistle Blow? SEC Asks Second Circuit for Deference on Scope of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection

    To Whom Must The Whistle Blow? SEC Asks Second Circuit for Deference on Scope of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protection
    In an amicus brief filed earlier this month in Berman v. Neo@Ogilvy LCC, the SEC asked the Second Circuit to defer to the Commission and hold that individuals who report misconduct internally are covered by the anti-retaliation protections of…
Rank this Week: 1678

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Mar 4

    Tsarnaev: Judy Clarke's Opening Statement

    Tsarnaev: Judy Clarke's Opening Statement
    Here are some quotes from reporters in the courtroom who listened to Judy Clarke's opening statement in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial: Catherine Parrotta, Fox News and Jim Armstrong of WBZ (CBS): "We meet in the most tragic of circumstances."…
  • Mar 4

    All White Jury Chosen in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Trial

    All White Jury Chosen in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Trial
    The jury has been selected and opening arguments begin tomorrow in the death penalty trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with the Boston Marathon bombings. According to media reports, all of the 18 jurors and alternates are white. (More than…
  • Mar 4

    DOJ Report Confirms Ferguson's Racially Biased Policing

    DOJ Report Confirms Ferguson's Racially Biased Policing
    DOJ's report on its six month investigation into police practices in Ferguson, MO will be released today. Here's what it finds, according to the New York Times. The Ferguson Police Department was routinely violating the…
Rank this Week: 2

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Mar 4

    Beat Driving on Suspended Third by Getting Prior

    Beat Driving on Suspended Third by Getting Prior
    If you are facing diving on suspended in Virginia, definitely contact me so we can discuss your case and once you hire me, begin getting those prior convictions in order. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2015. | Permalink | No comment |…
  • Mar 3

    Reckless Driving for Going Too Fast in the Snow

    Reckless Driving for Going Too Fast in the Snow
    Virginia gets its fair share of winter weather but it does seem to catch us by surprise every year, and every year I get calls for people who got reckless driving tickets during the winter storms. One common ticket that I hear about quite…
  • Feb 27

    Reckless Driving Citizenship Concern

    Reckless Driving Citizenship Concern
    A lot of people contact my office after receiving a reckless driving ticket in Virginia and are concerned about how it might affect their citizenship or naturalization process for United States.  It’s definitely an issue that needs…
Rank this Week: 615

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.marylandduilawyersblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    N. Dakota Man Cited For DUI While Driving Zamboni

    N. Dakota Man Cited For DUI While Driving Zamboni
    A Zamboni driver in North Dakota was arrested on suspicion of DUI during a high school ice hockey game, after spectators noticed him driving erratically while operating the Zamboni. According to reports, police were called and the man was…
  • Mar 3

    Former Ravens Cornerback Charged For DUI

    Former Ravens Cornerback Charged For DUI
    Baltimore Ravens reserve cornerback Victor Hampton has been arrested and charged for DUI and speeding after being pulled over in North Carolina going 100 mph in a 55 mph zone. Hampton allegedly had an open alcohol container in the car and had…
  • Mar 2

    MD Bus Driver Gets DUI on way to Field Trip

    MD Bus Driver Gets DUI on way to Field Trip
    A bus driver in Maryland was pulled over and arrested for DUI after other drivers called to report a bus swerving and running cars off of the road. Police located the vehicle and found that the woman driving was on her way to pick up kids…
Rank this Week: 759

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense law, including recent policy changes and supreme court rulings. By Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Crawford v. Marion County Election Bd., 128 S. Ct. 1610 | Case Brief

    Crawford v. Marion County Election Bd., 128 S. Ct. 1610 | Case Brief
    CASE: Crawford v Marion County Election Board. 553 U.S . 181 (2008) FACTS: An Indiana statute of 2005 required voters voting in person to produce a photo ID on the election day. In case a voter failed to meet this requirement and wanted their…
  • Mar 3

    Sponsored Legislation By The Foundation For Advancing Alcohol Responsibility

    Sponsored Legislation By The Foundation For Advancing Alcohol Responsibility
    The Foundation For Advancing Alcohol Responsibility is an organization that seeks to eliminate drunk driving in America. It is involved in research and policy development regarding underage drinking, teen driver safety and healthy lifestyles.…
  • Mar 1

    Supreme Court DUI Ruling Regarding the Use of Blood Tests in Determining BAC

    Supreme Court DUI Ruling Regarding the Use of Blood Tests in Determining BAC
    DUI or driving under the influence is a criminal term used to refer to the crime of driving a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs or alcohol. In the case of alcohol, a typical test referred to as the blood alcohol content is administered to…
Rank this Week: 3316

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Mar 4

    Is there any solid data on impact of 2009 Ogden medical marijuana memo?

    Is there any solid data on impact of 2009 Ogden medical marijuana memo?
    This week in my marijuana seminar we will be watching and discussing the terrific (though already dated) documentary "Code of the West" about medical marijuana reforms in Montana. Among the many stories effectively documented by…
  • Mar 4

    Major uptick in support marijuana legalization according to General Social Survey

    Major uptick in support marijuana legalization according to General Social Survey
    As reported in this new Wonkblog posting via the Washington Post, notable new survey data documents new national affinity for major marijuana reform. The post is titled "A majority favors marijuana legalization for first time, according…
  • Mar 4

    Three of "Kettle Falls Five" convicted on least serious federal marijuana charges in Washington

    Three of "Kettle Falls Five" convicted on least serious federal marijuana charges in Washington
    This AP story reports on the notable mixed verdict in a high-profile federal prosecution of a group of defendants in Washington state who claimed they were growing marijuana only for medical purposes. Here are the details: Three people were…
Rank this Week: 3168

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

Michigan Sex Crime Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.michigansexcrimeattorneys.com/
  • Mar 4

    New Jersey Sheriff’s Officer Facing Criminal Charges in Sexual Assault of Newark Woman

    New Jersey Sheriff’s Officer Facing Criminal Charges in Sexual Assault of Newark Woman
    On Tuesday March 3, 31-year-old Dinis Oliveira, a Sheriff’s officer with the Essex County Sheriff’s Department, turned himself in after a woman alleged she was sexually assaulted by Oliveira in her home. According to a news…
  • Feb 25

    18-month-old Toddler Allegedly Raped by Sexual Predator in 2012, Suspect Facing Charge

    18-month-old Toddler Allegedly Raped by Sexual Predator in 2012, Suspect Facing Charge
    On Tuesday, February 24, 28-year-old Eric Devin Masters appeared in court on three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct for the alleged rape of an 18-month-old toddler in 2012. Masters is accused of sexually assaulting the girl at a…
  • Feb 18

    Ex-Detroit Tigers’ Pitcher Evan Reed Faces Trial in Sexual Assault Case

    Ex-Detroit Tigers’ Pitcher Evan Reed Faces Trial in Sexual Assault Case
    In late March of 2014, Evan Reed, who was then pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, allegedly sexually assaulted a 45-year-old woman in a MotorCity Casino hotel room. He was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct, charges…
Rank this Week: 4190

California Criminal Attorney Blog

California Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers news and updates on California criminal defense cases. By Law Office of Pilchman & Kay, P.L.C.

http://www.californiacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    OC Sexual Assault Fugitive Arrested in the United Kingdom

    OC Sexual Assault Fugitive Arrested in the United Kingdom
    Roger Alan Giese, 40, a former Buena Park choir teacher who fled the United States pending a jury trial was captured in the United Kingdom.  Giese fled the US in 2007 while awaiting trial on child sexual assault charges.  Giese had…
  • Mar 4

    Federal Agents Raid Orange County Home

    Federal Agents Raid Orange County Home
    Federal agents raided homes in Orange County, Los Angeles County and San Bernardino County in an effort to investigate the practice of “maternity tourism.”  An apartment complex near John Wayne Airport was one of the…
  • Feb 28

    Santa Ana Man Charged with Murder After Fatal DUI

    Santa Ana Man Charged with Murder After Fatal DUI
    A Santa Ana man was charged with murder and felony hit and run causing death after killing Pearleen Hopkins on January 28, 2015.  Dallas Reichstein, 46 faces 34 years to life in prison after his SUV struck Hopkins on West MacArthur…
Rank this Week: 1134

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/
Rank this Week: 3147

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/
  • Mar 4

    Pattern Jury Instruction Now Available for Free Online

    Pattern Jury Instruction Now Available for Free Online
    Yesterday, I received the following announcement from a colleague here at the School. I thought that it was worth sharing in its entirety: The North Carolina Pattern Jury Instructions (PJI) are now available, for free, in PDF Format in…
  • Mar 3

    State v. McDonald Provides Useful Primer on Checkpoint

    State v. McDonald Provides Useful Primer on Checkpoint
    The facts. A detective with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department writes a plan for a checkpoint to be conducted later in the evening. The plan states that the checkpoint will be established at the intersection of Ashley Road and Joy…
  • Mar 2

    Restitution for Reward

    Restitution for Reward
    Suppose a crime victim offers a reward related to a crime—money for information leading to the return of stolen property, or perhaps information leading to the apprehension of an assailant. If the reward works and leads to a…
Rank this Week: 2521

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Mar 4

    South Florida Man Charged with Growing Marijuana Found Not Guilty

    South Florida Man Charged with Growing Marijuana Found Not Guilty
    On Monday, a South Florida man was acquitted by a Broward County jury after claiming that the dozens of marijuana plants he had been growing were used "for his own medical purposes." Our Palm Beach and Broward County marijuana crime defense…
  • Mar 2

    New Proof Required in Hit-and-Run Case

    New Proof Required in Hit-and-Run Case
    As our Palm Beach and Broward County hit-and-run attorneys know, such cases aren't always as straightforward as they might seem. Last week, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that in order for someone to be convicted of leaving the scene of a…
  • Feb 27

    On Cellphone Video: Broward Deputy Drags Mentally Ill Woman by Feet

    On Cellphone Video: Broward Deputy Drags Mentally Ill Woman by Feet
    This past week, the Sun Sentinel reported on a story that's been making national headlines ever since: a Broward County Deputy dragged a woman through a courthouse by her feet. The officer, who pulled the woman by the shackles around her…
Rank this Week: 2166

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Mar 4

    Why Would They Lie?

    Why Would They Lie?
    Richard Wesley conducted himself appropriately as a school counselor and child behavioral specialist at the Sixth District Elementary School in Covington, Kentucky.  That’s where he used to work, before he was falsely tarred a…
  • Mar 4

    21st Century Policing: You Can’t Handle The Truth

    21st Century Policing: You Can’t Handle The Truth
    The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing issues its interim report.  If you’re not the sort of person to get invited to serve on a President’s Task Force, because you’re not official enough to make the…
  • Mar 3

    When The FBI Went Rogue

    When The FBI Went Rogue
    The integrity of public functions isn’t exactly a cause easily dismissed.  After all, who out there wants to openly champion the idea that the government need have no integrity, because it’s got the guns and, well, you…
Rank this Week: 43

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Child Pornography, the Alford Plea and Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

    Child Pornography, the Alford Plea and Ineffective Assistance of Counsel
    After Joshua Zachary Matter was “charged with two felonies for possession and dissemination of pornography on a computer”, he agreed toenter an Alford pleato the possession-related charge in exchange for the state's…
  • Mar 2

    Tweets, Terroristic Threats and "True Threats"

    Tweets, Terroristic Threats and "True Threats"
    For reasons we will get to in a moment, the State of Missouri charged Robert Metzinger with “making a terroristic threat under [Missouri Revised Statutes] § 574.115(4).”  State v. Metzinger, 2015 WL 790463 (Missouri…
  • Feb 27

    The Lottery Terminal, Computer Crime and "Authorization"

    The Lottery Terminal, Computer Crime and "Authorization"
    After Caryn Aline Nascimento was “convicted of one count of aggravated first-degree theft and one count of computer crime”, she appealed.  State v. Nascimento, 2015 WL 465188 (Court of Appeals of Oregon2015).  On appeal,…
Rank this Week: 468

Lori Levin Blog

Lori Levin Blog

Covers Illinois criminal justice, juvenile justice, guardianship and mental health law issues.

http://www.lorilevinlaw.com/blog.html
  • Mar 4

    Women's History Month

    Women's History Month
        This month is Women's History Month. In order to acknowledge trailblazing women, I have been highlighting them on my professional Facebook page located at www.facebook.com/chicagodefense. So far, all of the posts have been…
  • Mar 1

    Monday, the Circuit Court of Cook County is Closed in Honor of Pulaski Day

    Monday, the Circuit Court of Cook County is Closed in Honor of Pulaski Day
      The Circuit Court of Cook County will be closed on Monday, March 2, in honor of Casimir Pulaski Day. Who was Casimir Pulaski? He was a Polish nobleman who met Benjamin Franklin in Paris and was persuaded to help the American colonies…
  • Feb 8

    Contacting Counsel Prior to Meeting with the Police Regarding Investigation

    Contacting Counsel Prior to Meeting with the Police Regarding Investigation
        Please remember that when a police officer wishes to discuss and investigation of a crime with you or your child, you have a right to have counsel present. Very often, law abiding persons or parents believe that cooperating…
Rank this Week: 2291

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
  • Mar 4

    Essential Oils Scam: NOT a Medical Treatment

    Essential Oils Scam: NOT a Medical Treatment
    Social media has been exploding over the last year with claims that essential oils have cured all sorts of diseases and illnesses. Obviously, this is a total scam. Even worse, essential oils are being pushed through multi-level marketing…
  • Feb 27

    Divorce Financials: The Lifestyle Analysis and the Search for Hidden Income or Asset

    Divorce Financials: The Lifestyle Analysis and the Search for Hidden Income or Asset
    Tracy explains the purpose of a lifestyle analysis in a divorce case, and the process used to analyze the family’s finances. The lifestyle analysis may be used to determine how much money is required to continue living the lifestyle the…
  • Feb 24

    Family Lies: Fraud in Family Busine

    Family Lies: Fraud in Family Busine
    Trust is inherent in any good business. We continuously place trust in our employees and in those with whom we do business. But that trust which is so necessary to the operation of a business is also the impetus for thieves to profit. It is…
Rank this Week: 41

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • Mar 4

    Big Data and Deterrence

    Big Data and Deterrence
    Zenon Zabinski and Bernard Black, The Deterrent Effect of Tort Law: Evidence from Medical Malpractice Reform, available at SSRN.Nora EngstromIn a provocative new piece, Zenon Zabinski and Bernard Black address one of the most stubborn…
  • Mar 3

    So Who, at the End of the Day, Owns Google (or Apple, or Microsoft, or Pfizer…)?

    So Who, at the End of the Day, Owns Google (or Apple, or Microsoft, or Pfizer…)?
    Chris William Sanchirico, As American as Apple Inc.: International Tax and Ownership Nationality, 68 Tax. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Omri MarianAs I was sitting down to draft this review of Chris Sanchirico’s paper, I…
  • Mar 2

    The Law and Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution

    The Law and Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution
    Gavin Wright, Sharing the Prize: The Economics of the Civil Rights Revolution in the American South (2013).Christopher SchmidtQuantitative scholars too often seem intent on sucking the complexities and nuances out of history. Sometimes,…
Rank this Week: 260

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 83

Norm Pattis Blog

Norm Pattis Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.pattisblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    Sentencing and its Discontent

    Sentencing and its Discontent
    I was sitting with a client, a federal prosecutor and a FBI agent the other night. We were engaged in what is known as a “reverse proffer.” That’s where the government tells a defendant what it intends to prove at trial. The…
  • Feb 27

    Defense Lawyers as "Law Enforcement" Officer

    Defense Lawyers as "Law Enforcement" Officer
    At courthouses throughout the state, the public at large is required to walk through a metal detector to gain entrance. This includes criminal defense lawyers. Prosecutors and cops are waved right through the security measures. Why? They are…
  • Feb 26

    The Fallacy of Accountability

    The Fallacy of Accountability
    Now that we've abolished the death penalty in Connecticut, at least insofar as future cases are concerned, the fate of those currently on death row being much at issue, there is really no cause for jurors ever lawfully to consider the…
Rank this Week: 5063

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/
  • Mar 3

    Actor Anthony Mackie Convicted of Drunk Driving

    Actor Anthony Mackie Convicted of Drunk Driving
    Actor Anthony Mackie, who is best known for roles in "Captain America: Winter Soldier", "Eight Mile" and "The Hurt Locker" was recently convicted of driving under the influence according to a recent report from New York Daily News. …
  • Feb 28

    Police Arrest Two Men for "Icing" the Road after Drunk Driving Crash

    Police Arrest Two Men for "Icing" the Road after Drunk Driving Crash
    According to a recent news report from the Daily Record, New Jersey police arrested two men who were involved in an alleged drunk driving car accident, which they later attempted to cover up. Authorities say one of the two men crashed his…
  • Feb 25

    Amherst Police Arrest Two UMass Students for Drunk Driving

    Amherst Police Arrest Two UMass Students for Drunk Driving
    It should come as no surprise that college students tend to drink more heavily and more often than older Americans. With increased drinking also comes increased risk - not only risk with their own safety, but risk involving the safety of…
Rank this Week: 2201

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
  • Mar 3

    Proposed California Ballot Initiative Would Punish Homosexuality With Death, Vigilantism, Banishment

    Proposed California Ballot Initiative Would Punish Homosexuality With Death, Vigilantism, Banishment
    Shifting gears from my last post on Iowa's bill to prohibit sexual orientation conversion therapy for minors, I recently learned about this outrageous ballot initiative that was recently proposed in California. The Huffington Post reports on…
  • Feb 26

    Iowa Bill Would Prohibit Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy for Minor

    Iowa Bill Would Prohibit Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy for Minor
    So reports the Des Moines Register:A bill that would ban Iowa mental health professionals from trying to change the sexual orientation of gay patients under age 18 was approved by the Iowa Senate Human Resources Committee Wednesday on a…
  • Feb 16

    FAA Releases Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Drone Regulation

    FAA Releases Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Drone Regulation
    So reports the Washington Post:Thousands of businesses could receive clearance to fly drones two years from now under proposed rules that the Federal Aviation Administrationunveiled Sunday, a landmark step that will make automated flight more…
Rank this Week: 3377

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/
  • Mar 3

    House looks at sex offender long-term care

    House looks at sex offender long-term care
    3-4-15 Iowa: A bill offered in the Iowa House last week would establish “one or more” facilities that may cause concern for residents of any community in which such a facility is operated. House File 399 was offered Wednesday by state…
  • Mar 3

    White collar crime registration

    White collar crime registration
    3-4-15 Utah: The House Law Enforcement committee passed H-B 378, which authorizes the attorney general’s office to set up a registry for convicted fraudsters, much like a sex offender registry. The bill goes to the full House for debate. …
  • Mar 3

    Changes coming to Jessica's Law

    Changes coming to Jessica's Law
    3-4-15 California: The California Supreme Court made a change to Jessica's Law this week. In 2006, California voters approved Jessica's Law, a measure that prevents sex offenders from living within 2,000 feet of a school or park, but this…
Rank this Week: 29

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
  • Mar 3

    The magic of eliminating a**hole from your vocabulary.

    The magic of eliminating a**hole from your vocabulary.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Fighting for the best outcome for DWI/DUI, drugs, marijuana, sex charges, felonies and misdemeanors.     It can be tempting for me to think of various…
  • Mar 1

    D.C. Bar magazine's mindfulness cover article quotes me at length.

    D.C. Bar magazine's mindfulness cover article quotes me at length.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Fighting for the best outcome for DWI/DUI, drugs, marijuana, sex charges, felonies and misdemeanors.       Now online is the D.C. Bar monthly magazine's…
  • Feb 26

    The power of being fully present at all times.

    The power of being fully present at all times.
    By Fairfax County/Northern Virginia criminal defense lawyer Jon Katz. Fighting for the best outcome for DWI/DUI, drugs, marijuana, sex charges, felonies and misdemeanors.         Three years ago, my son, now eight,…
Rank this Week: 308

The Confrontation Blog

The Confrontation Blog

Covers the Confrontation Clause and developments related to Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004). By University of Michigan Law Professor Richard D. Friedman.

http://confrontationright.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    Thinking past Clark: Make that Due Process demand now! (And what to demand.)

    Thinking past Clark: Make that Due Process demand now! (And what to demand.)
    Let’s assume that the Supreme Court holds in Ohio v. Clark that there was no Confrontation Clause violation when the trial court admitted evidence of three-year-old L.P.’s out-of-court statement, even though L.P. not only did not…
  • Mar 2

    The Clark argument

    The Clark argument
    I attended the argument in Ohio v. Clark today.  I thought the case was well argued on all sides (including by Mathew Meyer for the State; he was put on the case, as I understand it, only seven days ago).  Here are a few…
  • Mar 1

    Comparing the Quasi-Witness and Craig Approache

    Comparing the Quasi-Witness and Craig Approache
    I have previously posted the amicus brief that Steve Ceci and I have submitted in Clark and an essay about to be published in the University of Chicago Law Review.  Both present what we call a quasi-witness approach in dealing with…
Rank this Week: 1345

Atlanta DUI Blog

Atlanta DUI Blog

Covers DUI news. By Clark & Towne.

http://www.clarktowne.com/dui-blog
  • Mar 3

    How an out of state DUI can cost your license

    How an out of state DUI can cost your license
    By Jessica Towne Driving in Georgia is a privilege, not a right, and the Georgia DDS has the authority to rescind, cancel, suspend and revoke a driver’s license for certain behaviors. It can even revoke or cancel your Georgia…
  • Feb 12

    More Georgians refusing sobriety test

    More Georgians refusing sobriety test
    By Jessica Towne The number of people refusing the sobriety test in Georgia doubled, from 5,608 in 2008 to 11,480 in 2013. The Georgia Health News service recently published an article that manged to turn this fact into the basis for…
  • Jan 16

    Rolling down your window at a check point

    Rolling down your window at a check point
    By Jessica Towne There's a "controversial" YouTube video by the Fair DUI flyer folks about how to get through a DUI checkpoint without comprising your 4th amendment rights or even worrying about your Miranda rights. In the video, which was…
Rank this Week: 5014

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 3

    Burglary: Structures and Conveyance

    Burglary: Structures and Conveyance
    It is serious to be charged with burglary. In Florida, there are three types of burglary. Learn more from William Wallshein.
  • Feb 26

    Withdrawal of Guilty Pleas in Florida

    Withdrawal of Guilty Pleas in Florida
    Most prosecutions end in a plea deal. But, a plea of guilty can be changed in some circumstances. Learn more from the South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog.
  • Feb 24

    Vanilla Ice Arrested for Home Burglary in Florida

    Vanilla Ice Arrested for Home Burglary in Florida
    Burglary is a serious crime. Learn about what burglary is, how it is punished in the criminal justice system, and what defenses are available from William Wallshein.
Rank this Week: 3328

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Edmund R. Folsom Law Blog

Covers Maine criminal law issues.

http://edfolsomlaw.com/the-law-blog
  • Mar 3

    SARBANES-OXLEY, SHORT FISH & FEDERAL OVERKILL.

    SARBANES-OXLEY, SHORT FISH & FEDERAL OVERKILL.
    Sarbanes-Oxley, Short Fish & Federal Overkill. Yates v. United States, 514 U.S. __ (Decided February 25, 2015), is an interesting case.  Yates was a fishing boat captain, on a multi-day fishing run off the coast of Florida, when his…
  • Feb 23

    ANNOUNCEMENT: MAY 21, 2015, YORK BAR ASSOCIATION OUI CLE, SACO.

    ANNOUNCEMENT: MAY 21, 2015, YORK BAR ASSOCIATION OUI CLE, SACO.
    Posted By:  Edmund R. Folsom Date:  February 23, 2015   ANNOUNCEMENT: MAY 21, 2015, YORK BAR ASSOCIATION OUI CLE, SACO. Below are the comments of Scott Houde, Esq., organizer of the May 21, 2015, continuing education program on…
  • Jan 10

    THE 1ST AMENDMENT AND A COWED PRESS.

    THE 1ST AMENDMENT AND A COWED PRESS.
    THE 1ST AMENDMENT AND A COWED PRESS. Posted by Edmund R. Folsom, Esq. January 10, 2015   Free speech is under attack in the free nations of the western world, in a way more effective than I have otherwise seen in my lifetime. We are…
Rank this Week: 3580

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Mar 3

    CFPB Proposal Seeks Suspension of Credit Card Agreement Submission

    CFPB Proposal Seeks Suspension of Credit Card Agreement Submission
    On February 24, 2015, the CFPB proposed an amendment to Regulation Z which would suspend, for one year, credit card issuers’ obligations to submit credit card agreements to the CFPB. In submitting the proposed rule, the CFPB seeks to…
  • Mar 2

    Mind the Red Flags – FinCEN Issues Penalty for Failure to File SARs on Director’s Suspicious Activity

    Mind the Red Flags – FinCEN Issues Penalty for Failure to File SARs on Director’s Suspicious Activity
    The U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) recently penalized First National Community Bank (FNCB) $1.5 million for failing to file suspicious activity reports (SARs) despite the existence of…
  • Feb 26

    SEC Speaks 2015: Enforcement Highlight

    SEC Speaks 2015: Enforcement Highlight
    On February 20, 2015, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) held its annual SEC Speaks conference, which updated the public regarding the staff’s work over the last year and its plans for 2015. The conference covered several…
Rank this Week: 2388

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Mar 3

    Florida Connection to Silk Road Case, Bitcoin, Money Laundering and More

    Florida Connection to Silk Road Case, Bitcoin, Money Laundering and More
    In late January, a U.S. District Judge sentenced a Cape Coral, Florida man to four years in federal prison and the forfeiture of almost $1 million after he pleaded guilty to the charge of tax evasion. Robert Faiella accepted the plea which…
  • Feb 16

    Eight Arrested in Offshore Gambling Ring with Connection to Organized Crime

    Eight Arrested in Offshore Gambling Ring with Connection to Organized Crime
    After an investigation that went on for over half a year, eight South Florida men were taken into custody as the result of a sting that covered territory along the East Coast in an offshore online sports gambling ring that was operated out of…
  • Jan 24

    South Florida Ex-Convict Faces Federal Weapons Charge

    South Florida Ex-Convict Faces Federal Weapons Charge
    Michael Paul Watkins of Inverness had successfully escaped from custody previously on two separate occasions after being convicted for the crime of fondling and handling a minor under the age of sixteen years in Florida State Court. He was…
Rank this Week: 2196