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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: 4791

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/
  • Feb 9

    Michigan Driver's License Holds and Clearance

    Michigan Driver's License Holds and Clearance
    About half of my Michigan driver's license restoration practice involves getting a clearance for a Michigan "hold" upon a person's driving record that prevents him or her from obtaining (or renewing) a driver's license in another…
  • Feb 6

    Preparing for your Driver's License Appeal Hearing

    Preparing for your Driver's License Appeal Hearing
    This article about Michigan driver's license restoration will be a return to the more detailed examination of a single aspect of the license appeal process that is typical of most articles on this blog. The last stage in the driver's...
  • Feb 2

    DUI 1st Offense in Michgan - Not the end of your World

    DUI 1st Offense in Michgan - Not the end of your World
    As a Michigan DUI and driver's license restoration lawyer, I handle the whole gamut of drunk driving and driver's license related work, from 1st, 2nd and 3rd (felony) drinking and driving offenses, to restoring driver's licenses for people…
Rank this Week: 492

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 31

    It’s Not About DUI At All

    It’s Not About DUI At All
    Driving around lately, the number of police officers everywhere is absolutely astounding. I’ve seen more people stopped by officers on the side of the road than I ever have before. Cops seem to be lurking around every corner on the…
  • Jan 30

    A Superbowl Sex Sting Poem

    A Superbowl Sex Sting Poem
    As a warning for those who might think it wise to blog after judging a beer competition, I present without further ado a Superbowl sex sting poem for your enjoyment: ‘Twas the night before the Superbowl, when all through the state, Not…
  • Jan 28

    The Superbowl…Of Sex?

    The Superbowl…Of Sex?
    If I took the news here seriously, I’d probably be hiding under my bed right now. I would be filled with terror knowing that hordes of sex-crazed Superbowl attendees are currently descending on our fair state with an unquenchable…
Rank this Week: 898

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    FORENSIC GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY FOR LAWYERS

    FORENSIC GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY FOR LAWYERS
    Last week, I completed a short course in gas chromatography. Completing the course reminded me of what Stephen Covey used to say: “To know and not to do is really not to know.” He is so right. It’s one thing to know the law…
  • Jan 17

    DASH CAM vs OFFICER TESTIMONY IN OHIO OVI CASES

    DASH CAM vs OFFICER TESTIMONY IN OHIO OVI CASES
    If an officer’s testimony about a traffic stop is not corroborated by the officer’s cruiser video, how do judges rule on the justification for a traffic stop? Once a judge makes a ruling, under what circumstances might that ruling…
  • Dec 20

    RECENT EROSION OF FOURTH AMENDMENT RIGHTS MAY IMPACT OHIO DUI/OVI CASES

    RECENT EROSION OF FOURTH AMENDMENT RIGHTS MAY IMPACT OHIO DUI/OVI CASES
    Suppose an officer detains a person for violating a traffic law and it turns out the person really didn’t violate the law: the officer was simply mistaken about what the law says. Until recently, one would expect that any evidence…
Rank this Week: 2926

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jan 31

    Child Custody Dispute and Abduction Precursor to Murder of Father and His Family

    Child Custody Dispute and Abduction Precursor to Murder of Father and His Family
    A Mississauga family: father, mother and adult son, were systematically eliminated in what police say may be revenge and payback arising from a high conflict custody case, resulting in this week’s arrest of 34-year-old Melissa Merritt…
  • Jan 29

    The Mystery of Munchausen By Proxy

    The Mystery of Munchausen By Proxy
    Many years ago I acted for a single mom who had an 8-year-old daughter. She retained me when her ex-husband filed an application seeking a change of custody from my client to him…not so unusual, right? Wrong! This case was my first…
  • Jan 28

    The Free-Range Kid Movement

    The Free-Range Kid Movement
    Until Danielle and Alexander Mietiv from suburban Maryland became embroiled in a child protection investigation for allowing their children, ten and six, to walk a mile home together from the park, unsupervised by an older child or adult, I…
Rank this Week: 721

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic ticket defense. By Law Office of John Stanko.

http://www.marinduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    Sonoma County DUI Enforcement Increased for Super Bowl

    Sonoma County DUI Enforcement Increased for Super Bowl
    Sonoma County law enforcement agencies will be sending out extra patrols to look for intoxicated drivers on Super Sunday. These special patrols are solely used to look for drunk drivers and to make DUI arrests. The Santa Rosa-area CHP,…
  • Jan 30

    Extra DUI Patrols In Marin For Super Bowl Weekend

    Extra DUI Patrols In Marin For Super Bowl Weekend
    The multi police agency DUI enforcement team, "Avoid the Marin 13" will be putting extra officer out this weekend to look for drunk drivers. Football fans on Super Bowl Sunday had better not drink and drive as the police will...
  • Dec 16

    Holiday DUI Checkpoints Planed in San Rafael

    Holiday DUI Checkpoints Planed in San Rafael
    The City of San Rafael Police Department will be conducting drunk driving checkpoints and special DUI patrols this holiday season. The driving under the influence patrols and driving while impaired checkpoints will run through January 1,…
Rank this Week: 4938

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Jan 31

    NYC's Mayor's Getting Frivolou

    NYC's Mayor's Getting Frivolou
    NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio has increasingly given the impression that he is prone to simplified political expediency. You know, that he may be the kind of pol who guesses what people want to hear, and then says it, without regard for accuracy,…
  • Jan 28

    Mind Your Ps and Q

    Mind Your Ps and Q
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently ruled that the documents we attorneys sign will be interpreted based on their plain meaning, even if it's plain we didn't mean what we wrote. The case has nothing to do with…
  • Jan 27

    Malicious Prosecution Claims in a Post-Rehberg World

    Malicious Prosecution Claims in a Post-Rehberg World
    Courtesty of http://www.probono.netA decision civil rights lawyers have been waiting on, at least in the Second Circuit's jurisdiction where I practice, since the Supreme Court granted police officers civil immunity for lying to grand…
Rank this Week: 152

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jan 31

    ISIS Executes Kenji Goto

    ISIS Executes Kenji Goto
    ISIS released its official video today in which "Jihadi John", the black-clad ISIS executioner, beheads Japanese journalist Kenji Goto. (I'm not linking to the video and please do not post link in comments.) The video does not show…
  • Jan 31

    Saturday Open Thread

    Saturday Open Thread
    Tomorrow is the Super Bowl. I'll have my pick for you then, but you may remember I love the Super Bowl prop bets so I'll give you a sneak peek: SPECIAL (NE @ SEA) - What will Katy Perry be wearing when she begins the Halftime show? …
  • Jan 30

    The argument for a populist Democratic Party: Not the Obama Coalition

    The argument for a populist Democratic Party: Not the Obama Coalition
    Neither of these women hinder or help the Emerging Democratic Majority. Egberto Willes in arguing that the "Obama Coalition" is not truly a Democratic coalition, wrote: President Obama won the presidency twice. Each time he won he did so…
Rank this Week: 2

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    Domestic Violence: Is the NFL Getting the Message, or Just Running An Ad?

    Domestic Violence: Is the NFL Getting the Message, or Just Running An Ad?
    Well, tomorrow is Super Bowl Sunday, that annual excuse to spend 10 hours in front of a TV screen, stuffing your face, imbibing probably more than your share of alcohol, and screaming like a banshee every time “your” team scores a…
  • Jan 29

    Shoplifting In Massachusetts: Increase Seen Over Christmas Season

    Shoplifting In Massachusetts: Increase Seen Over Christmas Season
    The holidays and the Christmas season are over, and aside from retailers adding up their sales and profits, they’re also noticing something else: A sharp spike in Massachusetts shoplifting charges were filed during this past holiday…
  • Jan 13

    Massachusetts Campus Rape Charges: Students Should Beware Activists’ Attempts to Redefine Rape.

    Massachusetts Campus Rape Charges: Students Should Beware Activists’ Attempts to Redefine Rape.
    More than one person over the course of my career has asked me – usually with disbelief written all over their faces – how I can defend people accused of rape and other sexual crimes. My answer is always the same: Because the…
Rank this Week: 2253

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Jan 31

    Can an Assault Victim Sue for Medical Bills?

    Can an Assault Victim Sue for Medical Bills?
    I often hear this question (Can an Assault Victim Sue for Medical Bills?) from people who are facing assault charges. These people are concerned how severe the impacts are to a one time bad decision. To answer the question (Can an Assault…
  • Jan 30

    Can I ever get my gun rights back after a Domestic Violence Assault Conviction?

    Can I ever get my gun rights back after a Domestic Violence Assault Conviction?
    I often hear this question (Can I ever get my gun rights back after a domestic violence assault conviction?) from people who had pled guilty to a domestic violence assault charge many years ago, and thus had lost their Second Amendment right…
  • Jan 29

    Is an arrest mandatory when police are called for domestic violence in Maine?

    Is an arrest mandatory when police are called for domestic violence in Maine?
    A simple argument escalated into a fight. The fight simply got out of hand. The police were called and two officers responded to the scene. Now you are wondering, Is an arrest mandatory when police are called for domestic violence in Maine?…
Rank this Week: 2117

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

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

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 3806

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/
Rank this Week: 1068

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jan 31

    Murder By Alpha

    Murder By Alpha
    Sohrab Ahmari has this article in the WSJ:"It has been described as one of the most dangerous post-mortem examinations ever undertaken in the Western world, and I think that's probably right."So testified forensic pathologist Nathaniel Cary…
  • Jan 30

    Interparty Dating

    Interparty Dating
    From the Daily Show, off-topic but very funny....
  • Jan 30

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Murder Suspect Was On Probation: Fairfield, CA Police have arrested a habitual felon for a Thanksgiving day murder who was on probation at the time of the crime.  Henry Lee of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that 19-year-old Leonard…
Rank this Week: 1418

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Jan 31

    Federal Drug Conspiracy Cases Dismissed

    Federal Drug Conspiracy Cases Dismissed
    Aggressive litigation by federal defense attorneys concerning over-zealous federal drug-war strategies resulted in federal prosecutors in the Northern District of Illinois, specifically Chicago, dismissing federal conspiracy charges these…
  • Jan 27

    Disorderly Conduct and Obstruction Arrests In Pensacola

    Disorderly Conduct and Obstruction Arrests In Pensacola
    People need to be aware that, albeit often illegally, they may be arrested by merely asking questions to officers who are arresting someone else. The best thing to do is to observe as much information about the incident as possible from a…
  • Dec 12

    Ivy League Law Schools too Traumatized over "Ferguson" can delay taking Final Exam

    Ivy League Law Schools too Traumatized over "Ferguson" can delay taking Final Exam
    Law students at Harvard, Columbia and Georgetown Universities can elect to be excused from taking final exams if they feel disturbed by the grand jury decisions relating to the Ferguson and New York City decisions. As I understand it, this…
Rank this Week: 2769

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 366

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jan 31

    The Myth That Won’t Die

    The Myth That Won’t Die
    We were out to dinner at a pedestrian steakhouse last evening with a couple we’ve known for a very long time.  After running the course of the usual conversations, my pal Ralph mentioned that he was concerned for his niece who was…
  • Jan 31

    Who’s That Knocking At My Door?

    Who’s That Knocking At My Door?
    At WaPo’s The Watch, Radley Balko has a fascinating discussion of the history of no-knock warrants which includes discussion by Reason’s Jacob Sullum. The no-knock raid is different from other raids in that it dispenses with the…
  • Jan 31

    The Need To Resign

    The Need To Resign
    Most people who serve on committees are “joiners,” the types of people who desire to be on boards, or committees, or groups so they can say they are and feel as if they must be very important people because they are part of the…
Rank this Week: 75

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/
  • Jan 30

    Sheriff: Why sex offenders live in our communitie

    Sheriff: Why sex offenders live in our communitie
    1-31-2015 Wisconsin: Throughout the years I have written articles pertaining to many topics that affect the overall safety of our communities. From theft and fraud prevention to animal bites and cold weather preparation, there is never a…
  • Jan 30

    Sex-Offender Laws to Be Weakened

    Sex-Offender Laws to Be Weakened
    1-30-2015 California: Court Rulings, Lawsuit Force County Supervisors To Act Prompted by two adverse appellate court decisions and a lawsuit springing from them, the board of supervisors on Tuesday gave tentative approval to amendments to…
  • Jan 30

    Sex offender residency restrictions may be backfiring

    Sex offender residency restrictions may be backfiring
    1-30-2015 Wisconsin: No one wants a sex offender next door, but WISN 12 News has learned efforts to keep them out of a community may have actually brought them closer to those you love. By law, prisons release sex offenders to the counties…
Rank this Week: 27

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/
  • Jan 30

    Single Vehicle Rollover Near Malta

    Single Vehicle Rollover Near Malta
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Jan 28

    Final Update - Crash Blocks US26 Near Wyoming Border

    Final Update - Crash Blocks US26 Near Wyoming Border
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
  • Jan 28

    Crash near Kimberly blocked traffic for 2 hours.

    Crash near Kimberly blocked traffic for 2 hours.
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
Rank this Week: 241

Orange County Criminal Defense…

Orange County Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Karren Kenney.

http://www.orangecountycriminaldefense.guru/
  • Jan 30

    Understanding Your Right to Remain Silent

    Understanding Your Right to Remain Silent
    When Genevo Salinas, a suspect of the 1992 murder of brothers Juan and Hector Garza, remained unresponsive to a single question following an hour of police interrogation, he believed he was acting on his Fifth Amendment rights. However,…
  • Jan 15

    The Government is Listening…BEWARE!

    The Government is Listening…BEWARE!
    From 2012 to 2013, federal and state surveillance from wiretaps of oral, wire, and electronic communications increased an astonishing five percent. This electronic eavesdropping, while seemingly invasive, is considered lawful interception in…
  • Jan 1

    Convicted, Executed, And Then Exonerated? It’s Too Little Too Late…

    Convicted, Executed, And Then Exonerated? It’s Too Little Too Late…
    On December 17, 2014, George Stinney, convicted of first-degree murder, was granted a clear name with the reopening of his case. Upon investigating the circumstances of Stinney’s conviction, Judge Carmen T. Mullen found that his…
Rank this Week: 2239

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/
  • Jan 30

    Texas Man Allegedly Had Blood Forcibly Drawn without Consent After DUI Arrest

    Texas Man Allegedly Had Blood Forcibly Drawn without Consent After DUI Arrest
    Los Angeles DUI laws are very particular about what can and cannot be used as evidence during a DUI case. The following Texas case depicts what can happen if police officers don’t follow appropriate protocol. According to news reports,…
  • Jan 28

    Texas Man Gets Pulled Over for 8th DUI: Los Angeles DUI Lawyers React

    Texas Man Gets Pulled Over for 8th DUI: Los Angeles DUI Lawyers React
    In Los Angeles, DUI offenses can be punished by a few hours in prison or many years – the harshness of the sentencing depends on many factors, such as the nature of the alleged offense, the amount of damage done to people and property,…
  • Jan 26

    Colorado Researchers Race to Collect Data on Drug DUIs: Los Angeles DUI Attorney Assesse

    Colorado Researchers Race to Collect Data on Drug DUIs: Los Angeles DUI Attorney Assesse
    The recent legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington – in addition to the widespread and growing approval of medical pot — has spurred some fascinating research. Scientists want to understand how the growing wave of…
Rank this Week: 1436

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/
  • Jan 30

    New Jersey Man Arrested for DUI on New Year’s Claims “Everyone Drives Drunk”

    New Jersey Man Arrested for DUI on New Year’s Claims “Everyone Drives Drunk”
    When the police recently stopped you at a checkpoint or pulled you over on the freeway, you probably didn’t need a Los Angeles DUI attorney on hand to tell you to avoid saying obviously incriminating or stupid comments, such as “I…
  • Jan 26

    Los Angeles DUI Community Ponders Oklahoma’s New Anti-Alcohol Purchasing Restriction

    Los Angeles DUI Community Ponders Oklahoma’s New Anti-Alcohol Purchasing Restriction
    This Los Angeles DUI blog constantly scours the national landscape (or at least attempts to do so) to identify important legal trends in the field. State lawmakers – often out of desperation – sometimes decide to “get…
  • Jan 23

    Father Charged with DUI While Driving His 2 Autistic Children

    Father Charged with DUI While Driving His 2 Autistic Children
    All but four states in the nation have laws on the books that increase penalties for people who drive DUI while transporting children. In California, police recently arrested a man named Joel Feseer for precisely this crime and hit him with…
Rank this Week: 1480

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Jan 30

    2015.33: In Which I Gertrude About Gertruding about Gertruding

    2015.33: In Which I Gertrude About Gertruding about Gertruding
    I would never say that I don’t need to prove that I don’t need to prove that I’m opposed to cops being murdered. Because it’s obvious that I don’t need to prove that I don’t need to prove that I ……
  • Jan 30

    2015.32: Texas Lawyers, Don’t Be That Guy

    2015.32: Texas Lawyers, Don’t Be That Guy
    Some lawyers are reportedly interpreting Ethics Opinion 646 to mean that they can give their clients copies of discovery produced under Article 39.14 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, despite Article 39.14(f)‘s admonition that:…
  • Jan 30

    2015.31: Ethical Question—Privilege vs. Best Interest

    2015.31: Ethical Question—Privilege vs. Best Interest
    Hypo: In a Texas criminal case, defense counsel receives a video recording in discovery from the state. Assume that she needs to prepare her witnesses for cross-examination by talking to them about the contents of the video. The defendant…
Rank this Week: 135

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law.

http://michigancriminalattorney.com/category/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Best Michigan Civil and Criminal Forfeitures Attorney

    Best Michigan Civil and Criminal Forfeitures Attorney
    ARE YOU INVOLVED WITH AN ASSET FORFEITURE CLAIM IN MICHIGAN FROM NARCOTICS, CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE, DRUG USAGE, DISTRIBUTION, MANUFACTURING, OR TRAFFICKING CHARGES? GET THE BEST DRUG DEFENSE CRIMINAL ATTORNEY AVAILABLE. What Is At Issue With…
  • Jan 30

    Early Termination of Federal Supervised Release – Exceptionally Good Behavior

    Early Termination of Federal Supervised Release – Exceptionally Good Behavior
    What is Supervised Release? There are two different types of Federal Supervision – probation and supervised release.  Probation is given to people who are not sentenced to prison but are still required to abide by conditions set by…
  • Jan 29

    I think an Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor Hid Exculpatory Evidence

    I think an Assistant Wayne County Prosecutor Hid Exculpatory Evidence
    No one might read this but I had to get it off my chest. I have been a criminal defense lawyer in Michigan for 15 years. During that time I have seen a lot of very interesting things, cases, and people. I have also seen justice prevail and…
Rank this Week: 2988

Law Office of Joe Dane

Law Office of Joe Dane

Covers criminal offenses and procedure in California.

http://www.joedane.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    DUI Patrols and checkpoints – Super Bowl weekend Sunday 2015

    DUI Patrols and checkpoints – Super Bowl weekend Sunday 2015
    Increased DUI patrols for Super Bowl weekend in Orange County Like with every major holiday, big sporting events like the Super Bowl trigger increased DUI patrols. This year, the 2015 Super Bowl XLIX is no different. This year, the Orange…
  • Jan 9

    Speedy trial rights – 10 day trailing period

    Speedy trial rights – 10 day trailing period
    What are the rules for a speedy trial in California?   There are actually a couple of different speedy trial rules. The first question is whether you are charged with a felony or a misdemeanor. If it is a misdemeanor, you have a right to…
  • Jan 6

    If you consent to a police search, can you limit where they can search? Orange County criminal defense attorney

    If you consent to a police search, can you limit where they can search? Orange County criminal defense attorney
    If the police ask if they can search, can you put limits on where or how they can search?   The answer is yes… and no. If the police search is based on consent, the person giving consent can set limits as to the scope of the…
Rank this Week: 1157

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses topics related to DWI, criminal defense, traffic tickets, CDL defense, open records, Texas laws, and the War on Drugs. By Robert Guest.

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    7 Cell Phone Safety Rules for Stoner

    7 Cell Phone Safety Rules for Stoner
    They say an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Whether you measure you favorite chemical indulgences in grams or ounces you need to take some basic cell phone safety precautions. First, a disclaimer, a warrant and a dedicated…
  • Jan 20

    Kaufman County Jury Duty- No, I wasn’t struck

    Kaufman County Jury Duty- No, I wasn’t struck
    I received my first jury summons since moving to Kaufman County. It’s the first I have received in at least 10 years. I must be on some kind of “Do Not Call” list for potential jurors (let’s call them PJs). If you have…
  • Jan 2

    Ignorance of the law in no excuse, unless you’re a cop

    Ignorance of the law in no excuse, unless you’re a cop
    One of the most frustrating aspects of criminal defense work is the double standards that abound between what we expect of government (cops and prosecutors) and what expect of citizens. Which leads us to the case of the day…..…
Rank this Week: 624

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

Lynnwood DUI Defense Blog

By Dichter Law Office.

http://www.dichterlawoffice.com/Lynnwood-DUI-Defense-Blog.aspx
  • Jan 30

    Seahawks Fans: Don't Drink and Drive on Super Bowl Sunday

    Seahawks Fans: Don't Drink and Drive on Super Bowl Sunday
    As exciting as it is to have the Seahawks playing in their second Super Bowl in two years, it's important for 12s across the state to have a plan in place to get home after the game. Washington State Patrol Deputy Chief Curt Hattell wants…
  • Jan 7

    Are Police Doing Their Job When it Comes to Drunk Driving?

    Are Police Doing Their Job When it Comes to Drunk Driving?
    Statistics indicate that drinking and driving is one of the most prevalent offenses throughout America. With nearly 300,000 drunk driving incidents occurring across the country every single day, you'd think that putting an end to driving…
  • Dec 3

    Jonathan Dichter Selected for National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorney

    Jonathan Dichter Selected for National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorney
    Lynnwood DUI Defense Attorney Jonathan Dichter of Dichter Law Office, PLLC, has joined the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys and has been selected as one of the "TOP 10 Under 40 Years Old" criminal defense attorneys in Washington…
Rank this Week: 3541

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    How Shoplifting Can Become Robbery

    How Shoplifting Can Become Robbery
    Sometimes, the heat of the moment transforms something stupid into something tragic. I've seen road rage transform into a prison term, and I've seen shoplifting upgraded to robbery. Now, it should come as no surprise that law enforcement's…
  • Jan 15

    What Should Happen at a Bond Reduction Hearing?

    What Should Happen at a Bond Reduction Hearing?
    Lots of inmates are looking for a bond reduction. For reasons unbeknownst to me, some judges just hand out ridiculously high bonds. So, bond reductions are a popular, and necessary. Also, bond amounts are not the only crazy aspect of…
  • Jan 9

    Follow My Commands, or Go To Jail

    Follow My Commands, or Go To Jail
    Nobody likes to be bossed around, but plenty of people enjoy being bossy. Most of these bossy folks work for the government. The good thing about bossy people is that you don't necessarily have to listen to them. Sure, you may be fired if…
Rank this Week: 3422

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/
  • Jan 30

    McGrath on Prosecution of White-Collar Crime in a Developing Economy

    McGrath on Prosecution of White-Collar Crime in a Developing Economy
    Joe McGrath (UCD) has posted The Prosecution of White-Collar Crime in a Developing Economy: A Case Study of Ireland in the 20th Century (in: Van Erp, J.; Huisman, W.; Vande Walle, G (eds). The Routledge Handbook of White-Collar and…
  • Jan 30

    Feeley on The Unconvincing Case Against Private Prison

    Feeley on The Unconvincing Case Against Private Prison
    Malcolm M Feeley (University of California, Berkeley) has posted The Unconvincing Case Against Private Prisons (Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 89, No. 4, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In 2009, the Israeli High Court of Justice held that…
  • Jan 30

    Toomey & Kaufman on Surveillance and Notice

    Toomey & Kaufman on Surveillance and Notice
    Patrick C. Toomey and Brett Max Kaufman (ACLU National Security Project and NYU School of Law Technology Law & Policy Clinic) has posted The Notice Paradox: Secret Surveillance, Criminal Defendants & the Right to Notice (Santa Clara…
Rank this Week: 120

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1216

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Daytona Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Bundza & Rodriguez, P.A.

http://www.daytonabeachcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Daytona DUI Court Grants Offenders Second Chance

    Daytona DUI Court Grants Offenders Second Chance
    On any given day, it's estimated there are 300,000 trips made in motor vehicles in which the driver is drunk. That's according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which reports 4,000 of those drivers are arrested. In many cases, these…
  • Jan 7

    Daytona Prostitution Sting Results in Eight Arrest

    Daytona Prostitution Sting Results in Eight Arrest
    Undercover officers with the Daytona Beach Police Department initiated a "reverse prostitution sting" on New Year's Eve. By morning, officers arrested eight men for misdemeanor crimes of solicitation of prostitution. Some were also charged…
  • Dec 24

    Report: Volusia Domestic Violence Cases Up, While Other Areas See Decline

    Report: Volusia Domestic Violence Cases Up, While Other Areas See Decline
    There is a heightened risk of domestic violence incidents throughout the holidays, as many families are spending more time together at home, often with the added pressure of visitors, the financial burdens of gift-giving and a…
Rank this Week: 3347

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/
  • Jan 30

    Difference Between a Traffic and DUI Investigation

    Difference Between a Traffic and DUI Investigation
    What is the Difference Between a Traffic Investigation and a DUI Investigation? Traffic Investigation: If you have ever had the misfortune of being involved in a traffic accident, you knowthat the process can be stressful and traumatic. In…
  • Jan 28

    Bautista v. State | DUI Manslaughter

    Bautista v. State | DUI Manslaughter
    DUI Manslaughter | Double Jeopardy? The Supreme Court of Florida is faced with a certified question “of great public importance” from the Fourth District regarding the decision of Bautista v. State: “DOES THE…
  • Jan 28

    Additional 3 Months for Beach Place

    Additional 3 Months for Beach Place
    Fort Lauderdale declared Beach Place, a popular outdoor mall in front of the beach on A1A, a nuisance to the city due to reported drug dealing and various other criminal activities in and around the bars and outlet shops of Beach Place.…
Rank this Week: 1918

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/
  • Jan 30

    CPLR §§ 321 land 3212 and Article 51

    CPLR §§ 321 land 3212 and Article 51
    Conversely, even where there is ample proof of a plaintiff's injury, certain factors may nonetheless override a plaintiff's objective medical proof of limitations and permit dismissal of a plaintiff's complaint. Specifically, additional…
  • Jan 27

    CPLR §§ 321 land 3212 and Article 51

    CPLR §§ 321 land 3212 and Article 51
    A New York Personal Injury Lawyer said that, defendants move, pursuant to CPLR §§ 321 land 3212 and Article 51 of the Insurance Law of the State of New York, for an order granting summary judgment to defendants on the ground that…
  • Jan 25

    Officer DS's memo book were marked for identification

    Officer DS's memo book were marked for identification
    The fact that a common carrier is operated by a governmental entity does not mean it has a lesser responsibility toward the public than one which is under private ownership. In that connection, there is simply no legal basis for imposing the…
Rank this Week: 707

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
  • Jan 30

    How are wrongful death settlements distributed in North East Philly?

    How are wrongful death settlements distributed in North East Philly?
    Wrongful death settlements are distributed either according to the deceased’s will or pursuant to Pennsylvania’s intestacy statutes if there is no will. Note two important distinctions about damages recovered from survival…
  • Jan 28

    Taxes on Settlements for Wrongful Death or Survival Actions in Bristol

    Taxes on Settlements for Wrongful Death or Survival Actions in Bristol
    Taxes on settlements for wrongful death and survivor actions differ. But before we get into the difference, it’s important to understand the differences between these two types of lawsuits. In a wrongful death lawsuit, a personal…
  • Jan 26

    Tips for Riding a Motorcycle in Winter in Bensalem

    Tips for Riding a Motorcycle in Winter in Bensalem
    Winter motorcycle riding presents a special set of unique challenges for Bensalem motorcyclists. Brisk winds, poor visibility, and snowfall all can place motorcyclists at high risk of an accident. Here are some tips for riding a motorcycle in…
Rank this Week: 638

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1323

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

http://www.PendletonUpdates.com
Rank this Week: 2665

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC Blog

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Jan 30

    Insurance Defense Arguments in a Maryland Auto Accident Case

    Insurance Defense Arguments in a Maryland Auto Accident Case
    13 reasons an insurance company will try and not pay for your car accident claim: The insurance defense lawyer will argue that you have little to no visible damage to your vehicle.  The interesting part of this argument is the vehicles…
  • Jan 21

    Revoked License Ticket Maryland

    Revoked License Ticket Maryland
    Have you been charged with driving on a revoked license in Maryland? Call attorney Randolph Rice at 410-288-2900 or email his office for immediate legal help. Driving while privilege is revoked in Maryland is a serious traffic offense and…
  • Jan 19

    4 Steps to Find the Best Baltimore Accident Lawyer

    4 Steps to Find the Best Baltimore Accident Lawyer
    You’ve been in an auto accident and you need to find the best Baltimore Accident Lawyer? Contact the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, at 410-288-2900 or email the office for immediate legal advice. Step 1 to an Auto Accident…
Rank this Week: 1923

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

The legal blog of theInnocence Project founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Jan 30

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    A 47-year-old Louisiana man who served nearly two-thirds of his life in prison for a crime that his lawyers say he did not commit has accepted a plea bargain with the local district attorney's office in order to secure his innocence. In 1985,…
  • Jan 29

    Federal Judge Resigns from the National Commission on Forensic Science in Opposition to Department of Justice

    Federal Judge Resigns from the National Commission on Forensic Science in Opposition to Department of Justice
    In a bold protest of a recent decision by the U.S. Department of Justice's to reject recommendations made by a federally appointed panel of the National Commission on Forensic Science formed to address growing concerns around the quality of…
  • Jan 29

    Brooklyn District Attorney Expands Purview of Wrongful Conviction Investigations Unit

    Brooklyn District Attorney Expands Purview of Wrongful Conviction Investigations Unit
    On Wednesday, Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announced that his office's Conviction Review Unit, which led to the exonerations of 11 people in 2014, has expanded its investigations beyond murder charges. According to the Brooklyn…
Rank this Week: 689

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
Rank this Week: 2271

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/
  • Jan 30

    Fourth Amendment Right

    Fourth Amendment Right
    Most Americans somewhat understand what the Constitution stands for and who it is intended to protect. Nevertheless, it may be difficult to figure out which Amendments within the Constitution are more important than others and which pertain…
  • Jan 16

    Fourth Amendment Under Attack, Again

    Fourth Amendment Under Attack, Again
    After the October 6, 2014 argument in front of the United States Supreme Court, attorneys for Nicholas Heien and the attorneys for the state of North Carolina finally received a decision on December 15, 2014 for the Heien v. North Carolina…
  • Jan 8

    Restore Your Rights After a Felony

    Restore Your Rights After a Felony
    The age old myth is that convicted felons cannot vote, or possess guns. Just because you have a felony on your record does not mean that you lose all your rights as a citizen.   Life after a felony conviction can be frustrating and…
Rank this Week: 3760

LawyerDefend.Me

LawyerDefend.Me

Covers criminal defense topics for Texas criminal defendants and their families. By Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.

http://lawyerdefend.me/
  • Jan 30

    Felony Possession of Marijuana Case of 5-50 lbs Dismissed in San Antonio

    Felony Possession of Marijuana Case of 5-50 lbs Dismissed in San Antonio
    On January 30th, 2015, Cook & Cook client, Cindy, r […] The post Felony Possession of Marijuana Case of 5-50 lbs Dismissed in San Antonio appeared first on Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.
  • Jan 27

    Client’s Assault Family Case Dismissed in Bexar County Texa

    Client’s Assault Family Case Dismissed in Bexar County Texa
    On the morning of January 27th, 2015, Cook & Cook p […] The post Client’s Assault Family Case Dismissed in Bexar County Texas appeared first on Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.
  • Jan 9

    Cell Phones While Driving in San Antonio = $200 Fine

    Cell Phones While Driving in San Antonio = $200 Fine
    Can I at least talk on my blue tooth?!  No, sister.  Sa […] The post Cell Phones While Driving in San Antonio = $200 Fine appeared first on Cook & Cook Law Firm, PLLC.
Rank this Week: 1834

Oklahoma DUI

Oklahoma DUI

Covers DUI news and cases. They are the co-authors of By Bruce Edge and John Hunsucker.

http://duioklahoma.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    Fine line between presenting evidence and being inflammatory

    Fine line between presenting evidence and being inflammatory
    Interesting article today in the American Bar Association Journal about the prosecutor's use of 250 powerpoint slides in his closing.  The Washington Supreme Court overturned the conviction stating the presentation amounted to…
  • Jan 8

    Great wins today for Hunsucker Legal Group

    Great wins today for Hunsucker Legal Group
    The Hunsucker Legal Group had a great day today. Nicholas Lee had a fantastic win with a complete dismissal of a DUI charge against our client. Client was arrested after driving out of the jurisdiction of the police officer. State argued…
  • Jan 8

    Nice Win for Nick Lee

    Nice Win for Nick Lee
    Our Senior Associate Nicholas Lee had a nice win for our client today.  HLG was representing a Colorado citizen that was arrested for DUI in Woodward, OK.  After we obtained the patrol video of the stop as well as the other…
Rank this Week: 4496

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
Rank this Week: 3025

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    RoundUp, Child Pornography and Kyllo

    RoundUp, Child Pornography and Kyllo
    After Jeffrey Feldman was indicted on federal charges of “receiving and possessing child pornography” he filed motions to “compel discovery regarding the computer program (`RoundUp’) used by law enforcement to…
  • Jan 28

    The "Electronic Data Files," the British Authorities and the 4th Amendment

    The "Electronic Data Files," the British Authorities and the 4th Amendment
    After “Paul Robert Gunter [was] convicted and sentenced on multiple counts related to two international investment fraud schemes”, he appealed.  U.S. v. Odoni, 2015 WL 150740 (U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit…
  • Jan 26

    Computers, Child Pornography and Forfeiture

    Computers, Child Pornography and Forfeiture
    Federal authorities indicted Justin Paul Gladding on two countsrelated to his possession of child pornography: Count 1: Receipt or Distribution of a Visual Depiction of a Minor Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct in violation of 18 U.S.…
Rank this Week: 1770

White Collar Defense and…

White Collar Defense and Compliance

Covers developments in criminal law, federal case law, and statutes. Published by Alan Leibman of Fox Rothschild.

http://whitecollarcrime.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jan 30

    Third Circuit Opinion Cites Alain Leibman’s Fox WC Blog Entry

    Third Circuit Opinion Cites Alain Leibman’s Fox WC Blog Entry
    Alain Leibman writes: Those of you who follow, or at least sporadically read, this blog know that it attempts to treat in a considered way important issues facing the white collar bar and our clients.  Still, like any blog, it exists…
  • Dec 22

    Alain Leibman And Fox Rothschild Acknowledged For Veterans’ Assistance

    Alain Leibman And Fox Rothschild Acknowledged For Veterans’ Assistance
    Alain Leibman writes: Departing from the usual subjects discussed in this space, I wanted in the spirit of the season to share with our readers an example of lawyers giving back to their larger community.  Three years ago, with the…
  • Dec 8

    Fox Rothschild Obtains Complete Dismissal Of Federal Trade Secret Theft Case

    Fox Rothschild Obtains Complete Dismissal Of Federal Trade Secret Theft Case
    Alain Leibman: On Friday, December 5th, the Department of Justice finally surrendered in a multi-defendant trade secret case being prosecuted in the Southern District of Indiana on behalf of complainant Eli Lilly and Company. (United States…
Rank this Week: 651

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 30

    Identity Theft in the Third Degree

    Identity Theft in the Third Degree
    Identity theft laws in most states make it a crime to misuse another person's identifying information -- whether personal or financial. Such data (including social security numbers, credit history, and PIN numbers) is often acquired through…
  • Jan 28

    Identity Theft in the Third Degree

    Identity Theft in the Third Degree
    Under the New York Penal Law, a person is guilty of identity theft in the third degree when he or she knowingly and with intent to defraud assumes the identity of another person by presenting himself or herself as that...
  • Jan 26

    Money Laundering in New York

    Money Laundering in New York
    White collar crime" can describe a wide variety of crimes, but they all typically involve crime committed through deceit and motivated by financial gain. The most common white collar crimes are various types of fraud, embezzlement, tax…
Rank this Week: 741