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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/
  • Nov 27

    When Police Do Bad Things During Los Angeles DUI Stops – Like Shoot Dog

    When Police Do Bad Things During Los Angeles DUI Stops – Like Shoot Dog
    LAPD officers engage in the dangerous work of patrolling our streets and stopping drivers suspected of Los Angeles DUI and other crimes. Without these courageous men and women, it is absolutely true that our surface streets and freeways would…
  • Nov 25

    Not a Good Idea to Do While Driving DUI… Gunning It the Wrong Way on the 405

    Not a Good Idea to Do While Driving DUI… Gunning It the Wrong Way on the 405
    Try to imagine the worst place to drive DUI in Los Angeles. If you said “the 405,” you would probably have a lot of people who would agree with you. The 405 is notoriously clogged with Sig alerts and other nasty types of traffic…
  • Nov 21

    Cake Boss Celebrity Busted on DUI Charge

    Cake Boss Celebrity Busted on DUI Charge
    Los Angeles DUI charges involving celebrities inevitably attract ridiculous amounts of attention from the press and from the lay public – and for understandable reasons. We look up to celebrities, even if they became famous because of…
Rank this Week: 801

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Nov 27

    So grateful for so much...

    So grateful for so much...
    including all the folks who regularly check out this blog and help ensure that I continue to benefit so much from sharing stories and ideas here about sentencing law and policy. Rather than stay on topic, here is a humerous...
  • Nov 26

    Senator Rand Paul links Ferguson tragedy to harms of the modern drug war

    Senator Rand Paul links Ferguson tragedy to harms of the modern drug war
    Regular readers know I am always interested in Senator Rand Paul's distinctive perspective on criminal justice issues. This new Time op-ed, headlined "The Politicians Are To Blame in Ferguson," has Senator Paul touching on broader…
  • Nov 26

    Nearly a year into clemency initiative, turkeys remain more likely to get Prez Obama pardon than people

    Nearly a year into clemency initiative, turkeys remain more likely to get Prez Obama pardon than people
    As detailed in this AP story, headlined "Obama Defends Legal Authority — to Pardon Turkeys," there was much jocularity at the White House today as President Obama continued the White House tradition of giving executive grace to a…
Rank this Week: 116

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Nov 27

    Assy & Menashe on Risk Assessment in Israel's Parole Law

    Assy & Menashe on Risk Assessment in Israel's Parole Law
    Rabeea Assy and Doron Menashe Sr. (University of Haifa - Faculty of Law and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law) have posted The Catch-22 in Israel's Parole Law (Criminal Justice and Behavior, Volume 41, pp 1422-1436 (2014)) on SSRN....
  • Nov 26

    More commentary on Ferguson grand jury

    More commentary on Ferguson grand jury
    At Slate, "Shadow Trial": This move to morph a grand jury inquiry, which is typically a short rundown of the case for the prosecution, into a trial-like parade of mountains of evidence raises serious issues about the rights of…
  • Nov 26

    "Cleveland video shows police shot boy within seconds"

    "Cleveland video shows police shot boy within seconds"
    From Reuters: Cleveland officials on Wednesday released a video of the fatal police shooting of a 12-year-old boy that shows him pointing a pellet gun around a park before police arrive and shoot him within two seconds. Tamir E. Rice...
Rank this Week: 84

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 27

    The findings of fact implicit in the verdict are affirmed

    The findings of fact implicit in the verdict are affirmed
    The criminal defendant appeal the judgment of the County Court, Nassau County, convicting him of murder in the first degree, murder in the second degree, robbery in the first degree, and of grand larceny and assault, and after a jury...
  • Nov 26

    General Construction Law § 65(a)(1)

    General Construction Law § 65(a)(1)
    In this case, we are asked whether a three- or six-year statute of limitations applies to causes of action for negligence and breach of fiduciary duty by a school district against a former member of the school board. We hold...
  • Nov 26

    Grand Central Station

    Grand Central Station
    On August 24, 2010, after a jury trial, defendants, AR and HT, were convicted of Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree (PL § 155.30[5]) and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fifth Degree (PL § 165.40). Defendant, AR, moves,...
Rank this Week: 1195

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

Swiss blawg covering a broad range of Swiss and international laws.

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 3078

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

Covers the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and its Specially Designated Nationals list. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://ofac-sdn-list-removal.com/
Rank this Week: 450

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
Rank this Week: 293

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
  • Nov 27

    Legal Aid's New NYPD Misconduct Database

    Legal Aid's New NYPD Misconduct Database
    Courtesy www.legal-aid.orgNew York City's Legal Aid Society has a new data collection program called Cop Accountability Program, or CAP, which will gather a myriad of information about cops behaving badly. (Here). The brain trust behind CAP…
  • Nov 24

    No True Bill

    No True Bill
    The sad spectacle of the Ferguson grand jury's long, execrable march towards the inevitable no true bill vote is over. Details of the Michael Brown shooting aside, it has long been clear that whatever the outcome had been, there would be…
  • Nov 23

    Blurred Lines: When FBI Informants Commit Crime

    Blurred Lines: When FBI Informants Commit Crime
    Courtesy: FBI.govThat the FBI (and law enforcement generally) uses informants to gather information and make cases about other criminals is no secret. But what is law enforcement to do when it's informants want to keep committing crimes while…
Rank this Week: 459

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: 2334

Washington State DUI and Criminal…

Washington State DUI and Criminal Traffic Blog

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

http://duiseattleblog.typepad.com/dui_seattle/
  • Nov 27

    A day to be Thankful and Responsible

    A day to be Thankful and Responsible
    Remember drinking and driving do not mix - so this 2014 holiday period please do not drink and drive. There are many many ways to get home these days and at a fraction of what a DUI will cost you.
  • Nov 26

    Will I receive credit for SCRAM?

    Will I receive credit for SCRAM?
    No. You do not get any type of credit for the SCRAM device because it is not considered custody. Alot of Judges are now requiring SCRAM at DUI Arraignment as a condition of release on second or subsequent DUI offenses....
  • Nov 25

    How long will my DOL Hearing last?

    How long will my DOL Hearing last?
    Up to one (1) hour. The Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) allocates one (1) hour per DOL Hearing. That is usually enough time to complete the Hearing. My DOL Hearings typically last 30-50 minutes depending on the issues or...
Rank this Week: 3620

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

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

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Nov 27

    Happy Thanksgiving

    Happy Thanksgiving
    Thank you to all of you who trust us to represent you through the tough times in your life.  We are thankful for the trust you place in us and for the opportunity to represent you.  We will use this season as a rededication to you,…
  • Nov 26

    What Are You Thankful For?

    What Are You Thankful For?
    As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday I wish to take time to express my gratitude.  This has been a year of great accomplishments for me and for the issues for which  I have always advocated.  I have decided to share with you…
  • Nov 25

    Centerville DUI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II

    Centerville DUI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II
    Centerville DUI attorney Charles M. Rowland II regularly appears in the Kettering Municipal Court representing the accused drunk driver.  He has established www.CentervilleDUI.com to help you access court services and…
Rank this Week: 2033

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Nov 27

    Dead Wrong About Tamir Rice

    Dead Wrong About Tamir Rice
    When news of the killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice broke, I tried to be the honest broker I aspire to be. Tragic outcomes don’t necessarily mean wrongful causes.  Sometimes a tragedy occurs and there is no one to blame. This may be…
  • Nov 27

    The Ferguson Model of Grand Jury Love

    The Ferguson Model of Grand Jury Love
    Embracing the Ferguson model, prosecutors will hereinafter represent the defendant in the grand jury. That is all. –Twit, 26 November, 2014, 9:11 a.m. There was the  process.  There was the evidence. There was, unexpectedly, a…
  • Nov 26

    The Natural, Yet Ridiculous, Next Step In Affirmative Consent

    The Natural, Yet Ridiculous, Next Step In Affirmative Consent
    A pervasive problem in discussions about rape and sexual assault is that the words are thrown about with reckless abandon.  When words are untethered to definitions, it’s impossible to know whether it’s a forcible gang rape…
Rank this Week: 59

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/
  • Nov 27

    Massachusetts Theft Crimes: How Not To Be A Victim During Christmas Season

    Massachusetts Theft Crimes: How Not To Be A Victim During Christmas Season
    It’s the holiday season, and it’s gotten here faster than you can say, “Black Friday.” Shopping malls – and their parking lots – are famous for being places where all types of crimes can occur –…
  • Nov 1

    Massachusetts Haunted Houses: You Should Be Spooked

    Massachusetts Haunted Houses: You Should Be Spooked
    Thinking about Halloween this past weekend, brought me back to when I was a kid growing up in Brookline, Mass. People decorated their homes with pretty standard Halloween stuff: Gravestones that say “RIP,” ghosts hanging from…
  • Oct 3

    Massachusetts Stalking Is Not Sexy. It’s A Crime.

    Massachusetts Stalking Is Not Sexy. It’s A Crime.
    File this under “Now I've really seen it all,” and “This world is spiraling down faster than a toilet flush." I am -- what are the words here? – disgusted, mortified, shocked and appalled at the new…
Rank this Week: 1682

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI issues, including field sobriety testing, post-conviction relief, ignition interlocks. By Evan M. Levow.

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2177

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

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

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Nov 27

    Ghoncheh Ghavami released but Iran must drop all charges against her

    Ghoncheh Ghavami released but Iran must drop all charges against her
    When Ghoncheh Ghavami decided to take a stand this past June to protest Iran’s ban on women attending volleyball games, she likely did not figure she’d spend the rest of the summer and fall sitting in a miserable prison cell.…
  • Nov 26

    Young, Black, Alive: Breaking the silence on Brazil’s soaring youth homicide rate

    Young, Black, Alive: Breaking the silence on Brazil’s soaring youth homicide rate
    By Atila Roque, Executive Director of Amnesty International Brazil Earlier this week, many people around the world waited with bated breath for a grand jury’s decision in a case where a police officer shot dead an unarmed young…
  • Nov 26

    3 Things Amnesty International Has Seen in in Ferguson That Worry U

    3 Things Amnesty International Has Seen in in Ferguson That Worry U
    Amnesty International USA deployed a team of human rights observers to Ferguson, Missouri to monitor protests and law enforcement response in the wake of a grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death…
Rank this Week: 47

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Nov 27

    How Do I Get Charges Dropped in a San Diego Criminal Cases?

    How Do I Get Charges Dropped in a San Diego Criminal Cases?
    When you have been accused of committing a crime, one of the best options available to you is to try to get the charges dropped.  Getting the charges dropped means that you do not need to go to court and take a chance on the outcome of…
  • Nov 25

    Should you talk to the police if you have not been arrested or charged yet?

    Should you talk to the police if you have not been arrested or charged yet?
    When you are under investigation for committing a crime, it can be a very frightening experience. Your future freedom and your reputation may be at stake and your job and relationships may be affected just by virtue of the fact that you are…
  • Nov 20

    Will I Be Released on Bail in California?

    Will I Be Released on Bail in California?
    Whether it is your tenth arrest or your first, being arrested is never fun. Often, it is downright terrifying. For most people, the first concern after being arrested is getting out of jail. In almost all cases, bail will be set, providing…
Rank this Week: 2491

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/
Rank this Week: 32

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

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

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Nov 26

    Bray: "On Legal Doctrines That Do Many Things"

    Bray: "On Legal Doctrines That Do Many Things"
    Through Lawrence Solum's Legal Theory Blog, I learned of this excellent essay that Samuel Bray recently posted on SSRN. Its title is On Doctrines That Do Many Things. Here is the abstract:Every kitchen has two kinds of tools. Some of these…
  • Nov 26

    Shoplifting: Proposition 47's Strange Addition to California's Law of Theft

    Shoplifting: Proposition 47's Strange Addition to California's Law of Theft
    California's Proposition 47 (Prop 47) reduces a number of California felonies to misdemeanors. I have already blogged that one of Prop 47's most extensive provisions, Penal Code section 490.2, reduces many forms of felony grand theft to…
  • Nov 24

    Who is to Blame for Declining Bar Exam Passage Rates?

    Who is to Blame for Declining Bar Exam Passage Rates?
    Derek Muller argues in this post that the National Council of Bar Examiners (NCBE) may be more to blame than they are willing to admit. From his post:Despite protests from the National Council of Bar Examiners to the contrary (PDF), it…
Rank this Week: 1958

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Nov 26

    Heroism and Pride in Ferguson

    Heroism and Pride in Ferguson
    This Reuters story is by far the most heartening I have seen coming out of Ferguson. Here's an excerpt:On Tuesday night, as police and soldiers took up positions in the parking lots of virtually every strip mall and big box...
  • Nov 26

    How to Ruin Thanksgiving in a Few Easy Steps [or Not]

    How to Ruin Thanksgiving in a Few Easy Steps [or Not]
    Heather Wilhelm has this article at Real Clear Politics with the above title (minus the bracketed part).  She pokes some fun at several articles that suggest you really should debate politics, religion, and hot-button social issues on…
  • Nov 26

    The Price of Accommodating the Mob

    The Price of Accommodating the Mob
    From the Washington Post, on the day before Thanksgiving (emphasis added):Even in the best of times, survival rates for small businesses don't inspire loads of confidence. Fifty percent of them close after four years.But Natalie DuBose…
Rank this Week: 206

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Nov 26

    Thanksgiving Eve Open Thread

    Thanksgiving Eve Open Thread
    Tomorrow is for turkey, but I made lasagne for tonight. In the news, the UK is considering legislation to force internet service providers to keep more user detail records: Prime Minister David Cameron ’s government unveiled…
  • Nov 26

    Pre Thanksgiving Open Thread

    Pre Thanksgiving Open Thread
    TalkLeft wishes you all a Happy Thanksgiving. Don't forget to check in with your local radio station to find out what time they will play Alice's Restaurant. It was November 28, 1965 that Arlo was convicted of littering in Stockbridge,…
  • Nov 25

    More National Guardsmen Called to Ferguson

    More National Guardsmen Called to Ferguson
    MO Governor Jay Nixon has ordered 2,200 more national guardsman to Ferguson. More than 2,200 additional National Guard troops will take to the streets in the St. Louis area at night, Gov. Jay Nixon announced. They will join 700 Guardsmen…
Rank this Week: 2

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal appeals and personal injury law. By Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Probation and Revocation in West Virginia Criminal Cases - State v. Hann

    Probation and Revocation in West Virginia Criminal Cases - State v. Hann
    Under certain circumstances, a person convicted of a crime in West Virginia may be sentenced to probation, rather than having to serve time in jail. Probation is a form of supervised release, in which the person can continue on with his or…
  • Nov 16

    Drunk Driver who Posed as Brother Hit with Identity Theft Charges - State v. Soustek

    Drunk Driver who Posed as Brother Hit with Identity Theft Charges - State v. Soustek
    If you've previously read this blog, you know that we often talk about the severe consequences, including money penalties, driver's license suspension and revocation, and even imprisonment, that can come with being convicted of DUI. In a…
  • Oct 29

    West Virginia DUI Case Goes Bust on Shoddy Paperwork - Dale v. Ellison

    West Virginia DUI Case Goes Bust on Shoddy Paperwork - Dale v. Ellison
    Contrary to popular thinking, a West Virginia DUI case isn't simply a matter of having a suspected drunk driver blow into a breathalyzer and waiting to see what number comes up. There are various steps that police officers must take to show…
Rank this Week: 2174

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2745

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland laws on drug arrests, DUI and gun crimes. By the Herbst Firm.

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Regulations Approved But Medical Marijuana Still Months Away

    Regulations Approved But Medical Marijuana Still Months Away
    After months of debate, and a fair amount of frustration the medical marijuana commission finally approved its draft regulations. A few deadlines were pushed back, and licensing fees may be higher than some investors had hoped, but in the…
  • Nov 18

    Convicted Drug Dealers Freed After FBI Misconduct

    Convicted Drug Dealers Freed After FBI Misconduct
    Just months ago United State's Attorney's Office praised the work of law enforcement in ending a complex Washington D.C. heroin and cocaine trafficking ring. The investigation and subsequent prosecution led to 14 felony convictions, with…
  • Nov 6

    Medical Marijuana Program Delayed Again

    Medical Marijuana Program Delayed Again
    Back in the spring, the Maryland General Assembly placed a September 15th deadline on the medical marijuana commission to formulate the program's policy. While that deadline may have been slightly ambitious, the goal was undoubtedly to…
Rank this Week: 2056

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/
  • Nov 26

    The Government Cannot Knock on any Front Door They Choose

    The Government Cannot Knock on any Front Door They Choose
    I grew up in a great neighborhood, full of kids who liked to play kickball and soccer. Now, when you combine balls and kids, you end up with broken windows, and having to jump fences to retrieve a stray ball. The problem is, some neighbors…
  • Nov 10

    Justice on Appeal Can Be Tough to Find

    Justice on Appeal Can Be Tough to Find
    Many folks familiar with the criminal "justice" system are under the mistaken impression that, should something go wrong with their case, they can always appeal the issue later. There is a sliver of truth to that, but I wouldn't want to get…
  • Nov 7

    Justice vs. Procedure

    Justice vs. Procedure
    It's time for me to stroke you, dear reader. Congratulations for exposing yourself to important justice issues, issues that corporate news networks either do not have the time, or intelligence, to report. And, if you need further stroking,…
Rank this Week: 2558

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Nov 26

    Appeal Case Puts Class Action Lawsuits Under Microscope

    Appeal Case Puts Class Action Lawsuits Under Microscope
    Most American consumers have either received an email or postcard about a class action lawsuit or seen commercials from various legal forms informing the general public about these lawsuits where a collective group sues another entity, with…
  • Nov 24

    Salt Lake City Robbery Derailed by Clerk with Ax Handle

    Salt Lake City Robbery Derailed by Clerk with Ax Handle
    A man who attempted the robbery of a Salt Lake City convenience store on Sunday, Nov. 23, apparently chose the wrong store. The clerk fought back with an ax handle, and the suspect is now in jail on charges of robbery and aggravated assault.…
  • Nov 19

    Debt Collection Practices Result in Arrests; Spotlights Flaws in the System

    Debt Collection Practices Result in Arrests; Spotlights Flaws in the System
    For most people, it’s not a surprise that borrowing from a payday or title loan company is going to come with ridiculously high finance charges and interest rates. A recent report by the Utah Department of Financial Institutions…
Rank this Week: 482

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/
  • Nov 26

    Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

    Traffic stop leads to drug arrest
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Nov 26

    **Update** - Crash near Downey Injures 3

    **Update** - Crash near Downey Injures 3
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Nov 25

    Fatal Crash SH3 MP 17.6, District 2

    Fatal Crash SH3 MP 17.6, District 2
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
Rank this Week: 154

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 455

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Plaintiff disclaimed coverage by letter dated June 16

    Plaintiff disclaimed coverage by letter dated June 16
    A Kings Construction Accident Lawyer said that, this declaratory judgment action arises from an incident on October 23, 2007, in which complainant allegedly tripped and fell over a hose that lay across the sidewalk adjacent to the premises at…
  • Nov 25

    Christ the King Regional High School

    Christ the King Regional High School
    A Kings Construction Accident Lawyer said that, in an action for a judgment declaring that the defendant is obligated to defend and indemnify the plaintiffs in an underlying personal injury action, commenced in the Supreme Court, Kings…
  • Nov 23

    The Coughlin Affd. cont...

    The Coughlin Affd. cont...
    Plaintiff goes on to explain that she relocated to the Philadelphia area after September 30th because I obtained a job more suited to my financial and professional needs in the Philadelphia area. The injury case law defendants cite is…
Rank this Week: 579

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/
  • Nov 26

    Reassessing Your Driving Behaviors After Your Los Angeles DUI Arrest

    Reassessing Your Driving Behaviors After Your Los Angeles DUI Arrest
    In the wake of a recent Los Angeles DUI accident or arrest, you have been reflecting a lot on how to be a better driver and just become more generally conscientious and mindful in your life. You recognize (wisely) that poor driving habits can…
  • Nov 24

    4 Key Thanksgiving Driving Tips to Prevent Getting Arrested for Los Angeles DUI

    4 Key Thanksgiving Driving Tips to Prevent Getting Arrested for Los Angeles DUI
    Thanksgiving should be a time for celebration, communion, and reconnection with friends and loved ones. However, as we discussed in an adjacent post, the day before the Thanksgiving is also the worst day of the year for Los Angeles DUI…
  • Nov 21

    The Most Dangerous and Deadly Day for Los Angeles DUIs is Approaching…

    The Most Dangerous and Deadly Day for Los Angeles DUIs is Approaching…
    We’ve actually touched on this issue before in previous posts, but even if you are a regular reader, you might have forgotten. What is the most dangerous day for Los Angeles DUI in the calendar year? Common (but wrong) guesses might…
Rank this Week: 1411

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
Rank this Week: 528

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/
  • Nov 26

    Florida Statute of Limitations Does Not Run While Defendant is Continually Absent from the State

    Florida Statute of Limitations Does Not Run While Defendant is Continually Absent from the State
    In Florida, if the state believes a person has committed a crime, there is going to be a statute of limitations attached to that case. The statute of limitations in Florida means that the state has a certain period of time from the date the…
  • Nov 12

    Shorstein, Lasnetski, & Gihon named one of U.S. News and World Report's Best Law Firm

    Shorstein, Lasnetski, & Gihon named one of U.S. News and World Report's Best Law Firm
    Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon (formerly Shorstein & Lasnetski) was recently named as one of U.S. News and World Report's Best Law Firms in the area of Criminal Defense - White Collar, Metro division, Tier 1. Click here to see the…
  • Nov 10

    Florida Search Warrant With Multiple Errors Upheld by the Court

    Florida Search Warrant With Multiple Errors Upheld by the Court
    In a recent drugs and marijuana case near Jacksonville, Florida, the police received a tip of illegal drug activity at a particular apartment. They conducted surveillance on the apartment and observed what they considered to be suspicious…
Rank this Week: 1681

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 26

    Odds and ends: How best to reduce pot penalties, surging toward inanity, pregnant in jail, and other storie

    Odds and ends: How best to reduce pot penalties, surging toward inanity, pregnant in jail, and other storie
    Here are several items which haven't made it into independent posts this week but merit Grits readers' attention.Wu: Reduce pot possession <.35 ounces to ticket-only misdemeanor Houston state Rep. Gene Wu has filed legislation, HB 325, to…
  • Nov 23

    Holiday clemency questions at gubernatorial transition

    Holiday clemency questions at gubernatorial transition
    On Friday, Michael Hall at Texas Monthly wondered, "Will Rick Perry grant clemency to Max Soffar?" His post brought to mind two broader, related questions.First, will Rick Perry issue one more round of Christmas-time pardons, as has become…
  • Nov 23

    Of budgets and border boondoggles: A reality check

    Of budgets and border boondoggles: A reality check
    The Austin Statesman has a good article (Nov. 22) on the impact of constant border deployments for game wardens, starting with a 19 percent drop in citations written in other parts of the state, as evidenced in the graphic below.But even more…
Rank this Week: 69

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Toward a Pragmatic Normative Framework for Criminalization, Part 2

    Toward a Pragmatic Normative Framework for Criminalization, Part 2
    At bottom, our criminal-justice system exists to provide citizens with a sense of security in their day-to-day lives.  In this regard, our criminal-justice system serves the same end as our national-security system. There is, however, a…
  • Nov 15

    Toward a Pragmatic Normative Framework for Criminalization, Part 1

    Toward a Pragmatic Normative Framework for Criminalization, Part 1
    What conduct should be made criminal, and how should the severity of different crimes be graded?  Consider a few scenarios: A college student grows marijuana in a small garden behind his house.  He and his housemates consume the…
  • Nov 11

    Barrock Lecture Explores Collision Between Criminal Law and Neuroscience

    Barrock Lecture Explores Collision Between Criminal Law and Neuroscience
    “Be of good cheer; everything is going to be all right.”  With these words last week, Stephen Morse sought to reassure his audience at Marquette Law School that advances in neuroscience will not ultimately upset traditional…
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Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

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

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Nov 26

    Immigration Reform 2014: Getting Started

    Immigration Reform 2014: Getting Started
    With the President’s recent executive actions on immigration reform, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be implementing a variety of changes over the coming months. The USCIS has a variety of great…
  • Nov 20

    Obama to Announce Details of Immigration Reform

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

    President Obama Set to Initiate 10-Part Immigration Overhaul

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

Arizona Common Law

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

http://azcommonlaw.com
  • Nov 26

    Remember to Give to Arizona Legal Org

    Remember to Give to Arizona Legal Org
    With Thanksgiving just a few short days away this is the season of giving.  There are many, many great non-profits out there to give to that do tremendous work right here in Arizona and are in need of donations. No matter the cause they…
  • Nov 25

    Transfer Complete

    Transfer Complete
    The transfer to my new web host is complete.  If you have previously subscribed to Arizona Common Law to receive email updates, and would like to continue receiving email updates, please just enter your email in the box in the upper…
  • Nov 20

    Transferring Web Hosts – Please Resubscribe

    Transferring Web Hosts – Please Resubscribe
    Hello everyone, I am going to be transferring web hosts for AzCommonLaw in the next week or so.  The only real impact should be to those who subscribe to this site via email.  I do not have access to the information to who has…
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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
  • Nov 26

    Update: Motion for testing in Rodney Reed case denied by visiting judge

    Update: Motion for testing in Rodney Reed case denied by visiting judge
    Judge Doug Shaver denied the Innocence Project's motion for testing of evidence which could exclude Rodney Reed from involvement in the 1996 murder of 19-year-old Stacey Stites for which he is scheduled to be executed in January. Staff…
  • Nov 25

    Innocence Project Seeks DNA Testing for Death Row Inmate

    Innocence Project Seeks DNA Testing for Death Row Inmate
    Innocence Project staff attorney Bryce Benjet appeared before a Texas court today seeking DNA testing of crime scene evidence that could prove that Rodney Reed is innocent of the 1996 rape and murder of Stacey Stites. Reed, who is scheduled…
  • Nov 24

    Arkansas Woman Seeks Clemency From Governor Beebe

    Arkansas Woman Seeks Clemency From Governor Beebe
    On June 12, 1994, Belynda Goff walked out of her bedroom, where she had been sleeping with her three-year old son, to find her husband, Stephen, lying unconscious just inside the doorway of their apartment. She immediately called to request…
Rank this Week: 546

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
  • Nov 26

    Companies That Sue Critics Have Something to Hide

    Companies That Sue Critics Have Something to Hide
    I am a firm believer that companies that sue critics (whether the critics are journalists, customers, forensic accountants, or otherwise) have something to hide. This was the case with Medifast Inc., a multi-level marketing company that sued…
  • Nov 24

    Cheryl Abbate Wants Marquette to Censor?

    Cheryl Abbate Wants Marquette to Censor?
    Marquette University teaching assistant Cheryl Abbate doesn’t like the fact that Professor John McAdams criticized her for not allowing students to discuss gay rights. His article got noticed by Inside Higher Ed, so instead of defending…
  • Nov 24

    What is Financial Statement Fraud?

    What is Financial Statement Fraud?
    Tracy Coenen gives a brief overview of some of the most common financial statement fraud schemes.
Rank this Week: 34

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law…

Jackson White Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers Arizona criminal law.

http://www.jacksonwhitelaw.com/criminal-defense-law/blog/
  • Nov 26

    Charges for Fraudulent Identification in Tempe, AZ

    Charges for Fraudulent Identification in Tempe, AZ
    Each fall at ASU, Tempe Police run a “Safe & Sober” campaign to prevent deaths from underage drinking and DUI’s. But, despite best efforts by authorities, students and minors continue to use fake ID’s in the months…
  • Nov 24

    What are Considered Narcotic Drugs vs. Prescription Drugs in Arizona?

    What are Considered Narcotic Drugs vs. Prescription Drugs in Arizona?
    Narcotic drugs are any opioid based drugs, and it’s important to note that most prescription drugs are narcotics by this definition, though prescription drugs with a legal doctor prescription are not illegal. Mostly, the highly…
  • Nov 21

    Residential vs. Nonresidential Burglary in Arizona

    Residential vs. Nonresidential Burglary in Arizona
    Regardless of the circumstances, burglary in Arizona is a felony. Residential burglary does carry more severe consequences than non-residential burglary, but both are felonies. If the burglary involves a firearm, residential or…
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Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Radio Personality Sentenced to 25-50 Years for Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor in Michigan

    Radio Personality Sentenced to 25-50 Years for Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor in Michigan
    Earlier this year, Christian radio personality John Balyo plead guilty to the rape of a 12-year-old boy. According to one news report, in mid-November he was sentenced by the judge presiding over the case. As a part of the…
  • Nov 14

    Man Arrested for Drunk Driving a Lawnmower on the Highway

    Man Arrested for Drunk Driving a Lawnmower on the Highway
    Earlier last month in Antwerp Township, a man was arrested and charged with driving under the influence after police found him towing a trailer with a John Deere ride-on mower on CR 657. According to a news report by one local source, the man…
  • Oct 30

    Michigan High-School Substitute Teacher Pleads Guilty to Criminal Sexual Conduct

    Michigan High-School Substitute Teacher Pleads Guilty to Criminal Sexual Conduct
    Earlier this month in Bay City, Michigan, a 45-year-old high-school substitute teacher form Midland pleaded guilty to criminal sexual conduct after being accused of having sex with three 17-year-old students. According to a report by the…
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New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York City Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By John Buza.

http://www.nycriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    When is a Police Officer Allowed to Use Deadly Force?

    When is a Police Officer Allowed to Use Deadly Force?
    There is obviously a lot of talk in the media lately regarding whether Police Officer Darren Wilson was legally justified in killing Michael Brown. In addition, Akai Gurley was fatally shot by a police officer in Brooklyn a few days ago.…
  • Nov 14

    How does law enforcement determine your blood alcohol content (BAC)?

    How does law enforcement determine your blood alcohol content (BAC)?
    Suppose a person has a few glasses of wine with dinner and then drives home. Right before getting home, he turns onto his block without signaling. A police officer then pulls him over and detects an odor of alcohol coming from his…
  • Nov 7

    Gigi Jordan and Extreme Emotional Disturbance

    Gigi Jordan and Extreme Emotional Disturbance
    Gigi Jordan, a multimillion dollar pharmaceutical executive, was found guilty of Manslaughter earlier this week. In 2010 she killed her autistic son by jamming a cocktail of drugs and alcohol down his throat. She was charged with…
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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/
  • Nov 26

    Stay Safe on Blackout Wednesday, Thanksgiving Weekend

    Stay Safe on Blackout Wednesday, Thanksgiving Weekend
    Statistics show that the following stretch of days, from blackout Wednesday through the Sunday night, are the most dangerous days on Minnesota roads. According to statistics from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic…
  • Nov 25

    Ferguson: Grand Jury Decides Not To Indict Darren Wilson

    Ferguson: Grand Jury Decides Not To Indict Darren Wilson
    A St. Louis County grand jury ruled that there was not enough evidence to charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson with a crime in the wake of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The decision, read late Monday night,…
  • Nov 24

    Minnesota Wants To Increase Penalties For Attacks on Nurse

    Minnesota Wants To Increase Penalties For Attacks on Nurse
    Minnesota legislators are looking to increase the penalties against out-of-control patients in the wake of a growing number of assaults on healthcare practitioners. Rep. Joe Atkins, DFL-Inver Grove Heights wants to see the law re-written to…
Rank this Week: 630

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Nov 26

    Stay Safe on Blackout Wednesday, Thanksgiving Weekend

    Stay Safe on Blackout Wednesday, Thanksgiving Weekend
    Statistics show that the following stretch of days, from blackout Wednesday through the Sunday night, are the most dangerous days on Minnesota roads. According to statistics from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic…
  • Nov 25

    Ferguson: Grand Jury Decides Not To Indict Darren Wilson

    Ferguson: Grand Jury Decides Not To Indict Darren Wilson
    A St. Louis County grand jury ruled that there was not enough evidence to charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson with a crime in the wake of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The decision, read late Monday night,…
  • Nov 24

    Minnesota Wants To Increase Penalties For Attacks on Nurse

    Minnesota Wants To Increase Penalties For Attacks on Nurse
    Minnesota legislators are looking to increase the penalties against out-of-control patients in the wake of a growing number of assaults on healthcare practitioners. Rep. Joe Atkins, DFL-Inver Grove Heights wants to see the law re-written to…
Rank this Week: 1629

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 26

    ON RACE AND RIOTS

    ON RACE AND RIOTS
    On July 12, 1967, Newark, New Jersey erupted into flames and rioting when two white police officers stopped and beat a black cabbie for "passing by them"  in his cab. By July 17, 26 people were dead and more than 725 were…
  • Nov 24

    TIS THE SEASON

    TIS THE SEASON
    UPDATE: Our two remaining survivor pool players live another week, as both took the 49'ers who eked out a win over Washington. AHEM…..by INVITATION only. (If you're indicted, you're invited.)Item: The new judicial assignments…
  • Nov 23

    NFL WEEK 12 2014 : A THANKSGIVING SPECIAL

    NFL WEEK 12 2014 : A THANKSGIVING SPECIAL
    We roar into Week 12 of the 2014 NFL season with our Fantasy Football league very competitive, our two remaining survivor pool players in a death grip struggle for the title, and with football set for Sunday, Sunday night, two games Monday…
Rank this Week: 87

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving laws, news and false evidence. By Lawrence Taylor.

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Smoke a Joint and Get Busted for DUI…a Month Later?

    Smoke a Joint and Get Busted for DUI…a Month Later?
    How far have we gone in the continuing politically-correct War on Drunk Driving?  How about throwing citizens in jail for driving a car — days, weeks or even months after taking drugs or smoking marijuana?   Sound ridiculous?…
  • Nov 18

    How Many DUI Arrests Were There in 2010?

    How Many DUI Arrests Were There in 2010?
     In the "Did you know…?" department, we’ve been getting a lot of traffic and inquiries concerning the "DUI Statistics" section of my DUI defense law firm’s website.  A brief sampling of interesting facts and…
  • Nov 17

    Should I Take a Breath or a Blood Test?

    Should I Take a Breath or a Blood Test?
    One of the most common questions I get as a DUI defense attorney is “Should I have taken a breath test or a blood test?” As with many questions in DUI law, the answer is, “It depends.” Just to be clear, I’m…
Rank this Week: 2451

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Three Chicago Men Charged with Murder in Old Town Shooting

    Three Chicago Men Charged with Murder in Old Town Shooting
    Three Chicago men were charged with murder for the shooting death of a Chicago resident recently. The men are accused of pulling up alongside the victim’s car and opening fire; the victim later died of a gunshot wound to his arm after…
  • Nov 21

    Illinois Appellate Court Upholds Defendant’s Waiver of Miranda

    Illinois Appellate Court Upholds Defendant’s Waiver of Miranda
    The Illinois Appellate Court recently upheld the admissibility of statements the defendant made to police regarding the death of his wife, and affirmed his conviction for involuntary manslaughter. The court ruled that the defendant’s…
  • Nov 19

    Chicago Man Arrested for Shooting Girlfriend, Off-Duty Cop

    Chicago Man Arrested for Shooting Girlfriend, Off-Duty Cop
    A Chicago man was arrested last week after shooting his ex-girlfriend in the thigh; he also shot the girlfriend’s mother, who is a Chicago police officer, numerous times, and kidnapped his son. Charges are pending, but it is likely the…
Rank this Week: 1862