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Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Michigan 3rd Offense (Felony) DUI and Jail in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne County

    Michigan 3rd Offense (Felony) DUI and Jail in Macomb, Oakland and Wayne County
    A 3rd offense DUI charge is a big deal, yet contrary to how things may seem at the moment, it does not mean that you are going to lose everything or get locked up for months on end. This article...
  • Feb 5

    Michigan DUI Cases and Relapse

    Michigan DUI Cases and Relapse
    This will be an article about role of relapse in a Michigan DUI case. In the previous article, we focused on how relapse can be used as an asset in a driver's license restoration case. I noted that in my...
  • Feb 1

    MIchigan Driver's License Restoration and Relapse

    MIchigan Driver's License Restoration and Relapse
    As a lawyer who concentrates in Michigan driver's license restoration and DUI cases, alcohol is pretty much at the center of everything I do. To be more precise, I spend the majority of every day dealing with situations where a...
Rank this Week: 762

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 166

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Feb 7

    A useful reminder that, even after Montgomery, SCOTUS will continue to be asked to address juve LWOP

    A useful reminder that, even after Montgomery, SCOTUS will continue to be asked to address juve LWOP
    BuzzFeed News reporter Chris Geidner has this effective new piece discussing the reality that SCOTUS is sure to be presented in the years ahead with Eighth Amendment challenges to any and every LWOP sentence given to a juvenile offender.…
  • Feb 6

    "Was there a Ferguson Effect on crime rates in large U.S. cities?"

    "Was there a Ferguson Effect on crime rates in large U.S. cities?"
    The question in the title of this post is the title of this notable new research paper authored by a quartet of sociologists and criminologists and available now via ResearchGate. Here is the abstract: Purpose: There has been widespread…
  • Feb 6

    "Instead of building 'super prisons,' let's build super schools"

    "Instead of building 'super prisons,' let's build super schools"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable commentary by an Alabama state rep in response to a recent proposal by the state's Governor. Here is how the commentary begins: During his State of the State Address...
Rank this Week: 251

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
Rank this Week: 953

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 2184

New York Criminal Defense

New York Criminal Defense

Provides New York criminal law updates and commentary. By Easton Thompson Kasperek.

http://newyorkcriminaldefense.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4284

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Feb 7

    Sunday Open Thread

    Sunday Open Thread
    Open Thread. Super Bowl today. I bet Tails and the Panthers. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Feb 6

    Saturday Open Thread

    Saturday Open Thread
    There's another GOP Debate tonight. I'm not wtching. The Super Bowl is tomorrow and probably won't watch that either but that's cuz I'm really work busy. I'm a big Cam fan so pulling for anthers. Open Thread. [[ This is a content…
  • Feb 5

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
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Rank this Week: 3

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Discusses alcohol-related crimes and their defenses with a concentration on Minnesota.

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Feb 7

    The Necessity Defense for DWI Drivers in Minnesota

    The Necessity Defense for DWI Drivers in Minnesota
    With one in seven Minnesotans have a DWI on their record, the state has a bustling and active DWI enforcement system comprised of DWI courts, prosecutors, and law enforcement agencies. Minnesota law criminalizes driving while under the…
  • Jan 23

    Understanding Whiskey Plates in Minnesota

    Understanding Whiskey Plates in Minnesota
    While it is commonly known that drivers’ licenses may be revoked due to a Minnesota DWI, but not many individuals are aware of the fact that license plates may also be impounded. Minnesota statutes require individuals involved in…
  • Jan 12

    Minnesota Touts High Probation Rates, but with High Revocation Rate

    Minnesota Touts High Probation Rates, but with High Revocation Rate
    After a defendant is convicted of a crime, Minnesota statutes allow the court to issue a stay of the sentence and place the defendant on probation. State law defines probation as a sanction ordered by the court to be imposed on a criminal…
Rank this Week: 2544

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Feb 7

    The Fatso Chronicle

    The Fatso Chronicle
    Another op-ed about fat shaming graces the pages of the paper of record, because . . . we’re a nation of overweight people and we want to stop feeling badly about it.  It’s now a thing, called “fat shaming,” and…
  • Feb 7

    Who’s To Blame For Reform’s Two “Hostages”

    Who’s To Blame For Reform’s Two “Hostages”
    It must hurt sometimes.  It’s not that the reforms will do much to change federal criminal law or practice, as they’re tepid at best. That won’t prevent the New York Times from throwing a party. An opportunity to pass…
  • Feb 7

    LeGrier’s Killer Tries Tactical Chutzpah*

    LeGrier’s Killer Tries Tactical Chutzpah*
    Off the top, one thing is certain: The factual allegations in support of Chicago Police Officer Robert Rialmo’s claim is completely incredible: After Rialmo stepped into the front door of the building, LeGrier came “barging”…
Rank this Week: 31

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/
  • Feb 7

    An appeal for the conservative judicial activist pro-Big Government vote in the GOP primary

    An appeal for the conservative judicial activist pro-Big Government vote in the GOP primary
    Grits despises Texas Court of Criminal Appeals elections. Nobody knows who the candidates are. And the campaigns don't raise enough money to educate any more voters than the candidates can reach by driving to a handful of poorly attended…
  • Feb 6

    Previewing interim charges at House Corrections Committee

    Previewing interim charges at House Corrections Committee
    The Texas House Corrections Committee will meet Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss an array of interim charges, so lets preview each of them ahead of time. First up on Tuesday:Study incarceration rates for non-violent drug offenses and the cost…
  • Feb 6

    Ban on benefits to women offenders with kids harms reentry, offends common sense

    Ban on benefits to women offenders with kids harms reentry, offends common sense
    Though Texas relaxed its prohibition on drug offenders receiving food stamps during the latest legislative session, the state remains an outlier when it comes to denying benefits to women convicted of drug offenses who're raising kids on…
Rank this Week: 91

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 7

    SUPER BOWL 50 AND....yeah.....DONALD TRUMP

    SUPER BOWL 50 AND....yeah.....DONALD TRUMP
    Welcome to Super Bowl Sunday!As we wrote in our last post, we will not be watching the game. But we have some sights for you. First, don't under estimate the importance of good coaching. Bad coaching can cause errors that can turn the game…
  • Feb 6

    WHY WE ARE NOT GOING TO WATCH THE SUPER BOWL

    WHY WE ARE NOT GOING TO WATCH THE SUPER BOWL
    This Sunday a hundred million people (or more) will gather world-wide to watch something that is a mixture of religion, US jingoism, and a sporting event that usually falls way short of the hype. Here is why we're not going to watch the…
  • Feb 5

    YOUR NEW COUNTY COURT JUDGE

    YOUR NEW COUNTY COURT JUDGE
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:YOUR NEW COUNTY COURT JUDGE IS .....GINA BEOVIDESCongratulations to Ms. Beovides; she is 34 years old and has been a member of The Florida Bar for ten years.  She began her career working for the law office of…
Rank this Week: 135

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 51

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Shaun Kaufman Law, PC

Covers criminal law, litigation tactics, parenting rights and medical marijuana.

http://shaunkaufmanlaw.com/
  • Feb 7

    Nervous About Going to Court? Not To Worry – Common Legal Terms, Basic Trial Procedures, and What to Wear

    Nervous About Going to Court? Not To Worry – Common Legal Terms, Basic Trial Procedures, and What to Wear
    It can be intimidating to receive a jury notice, be subpoenaed to appear at a court hearing, or attend a trial to support a family member or friend. All of a sudden, you’re dealing with lawyers and others…
  • Jan 30

    How to Avoid a DUI Nightmare

    How to Avoid a DUI Nightmare
    Drinking and driving can make your life a nightmare. Besides the sad possibility of hurting yourself and others, you could also have your license revoked, pay large fines, have your car insurance increase dramatically, even…
  • Jan 23

    DUI Traffic Stops: How to Conduct Yourself

    DUI Traffic Stops: How to Conduct Yourself
    An Easy Drive-Through Technique? Some of you may have read about the lawyer who advertises that it’s possible to maneuver your way through a DUI traffic stop without any personal interaction with law enforcement. He endorses putting…
Rank this Week: 3921

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Feb 7

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 146

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 146
    --- Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
  • Feb 1

    5 Dinge, die Dir Dein Korrektor schon immer sagen wollte

    5 Dinge, die Dir Dein Korrektor schon immer sagen wollte
    Sobald man in den Genuss kommt, Strafrechtsklausuren der Erst- bis Drittsemester korrigieren zu dürfen, lohnt sich für den Korrektor durchaus eine Zahnzusatzversicherung – zukünftig wird man öfter in die Tischplatte…
  • Jan 24

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 145

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 145
    --- Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
Rank this Week: 2991

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 697

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
Rank this Week: 337

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/
  • Feb 6

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 251 The Insanity Defense: Nine Myths that Will Not Go Away Michael L. Perlin New York Law School Date posted to database: 16 Jan 2016 2 179 The Constitution...
  • Feb 5

    Chapman & MacLean on Sexsomnia

    Chapman & MacLean on Sexsomnia
    Frances E. Chapman and Jason MacLean (Lakehead University - Faculty of Law and Lakehead University - Bora Laskin Faculty of Law) have posted Parasomnia, Sexsomnia, and Automatism in R. v. Hartman ((2015) 21 Criminal Reports 299) on SSRN. Here…
  • Feb 5

    Arafa & Burns on Judicial Corporal Punishment

    Arafa & Burns on Judicial Corporal Punishment
    Mohamed A. Arafa and Jonathan G. Burns (Alexandria University - Faculty of Law and Dentons- Riyadh) have posted Judicial Corporal Punishment in the United States? Lessons from Islamic Criminal Law for Curing the Ills of Mass Incarceration (25…
Rank this Week: 107

Cortez Law Blog

Cortez Law Blog

Blogging on criminal law news and cases.

http://cortezlawblog.com
  • Feb 6

    ELECTRONIC COURTROOM PRESENTATIONS

    ELECTRONIC COURTROOM PRESENTATIONS
    SHOW . . . DON’T TELL The Administrative Office of U.S. Courts-Defender Service Division offered a seminar (Feb. 4th-6th) on how criminal-defense lawyers can present electronic data to judges and jurors at trial to help secure…
  • Jan 19

    probation and drug use

    probation and drug use
    DEATH BY DRUG OVERDOSE In 2014, 125 Americans died every day from drug overdoses. According to an article published in the New York Times, these deaths are being fueled by an “explosion in addiction to prescription painkillers and…
  • Jan 13

    MOLINA-MARTINEZ v. UNITED STATES

    MOLINA-MARTINEZ v. UNITED STATES
    MOLINA-MARTINEZ v. UNITED STATES The Supreme Court heard oral arguments yesterday in Molina-Martinez v. United States, Cause # 14-8913. The case deals with plain-error review of a federal sentence. WHY IS THIS CASE IMPORTANT? The most common…
Rank this Week: 2488

Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

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

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
  • Feb 6

    Can A Felony DUI Get Reduced To A Misdemeanor In Okaloosa County?

    Can A Felony DUI Get Reduced To A Misdemeanor In Okaloosa County?
    Accidents or Prior DUI’s Lead To Felony Charges In Florida, we have seen a push by prosecutors to enhance DUI charges. Any DUI related to a crash or accident, or property damage are being treated much more severely by the courts and…
  • Feb 2

    DUI Checkpoints Fort Walton Beach Destin Okaloosa County

    DUI Checkpoints Fort Walton Beach Destin Okaloosa County
    Are DUI checkpoints legal in Florida? See “What To Do When Stopped For DUI In Okaloosa or Walton County, Florida DUI checkpoints have faced Constitutional scrutiny for many years. DUI checkpoint advocates suggest that they reduce…
  • Jan 27

    DUI Stops & Checkpoint Flyer For Cops In Florida

    DUI Stops & Checkpoint Flyer For Cops In Florida
    If you occasionally drink & drive, you really should have this checkpoint with you in your car or truck in case you are ever pulled over. Just hand it to the police officer. It can significantly help your attorney when it’s your day…
Rank this Week: 2191

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of Mark Sherman LLC.

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2870

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 2394

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 6

    Drunk Driving Arrest in Boynton Beach for Man Who Hit 7 Cars at Intersection

    Drunk Driving Arrest in Boynton Beach for Man Who Hit 7 Cars at Intersection
    After reportedly plowing into seven vehicles at a Boynton Beach intersection, the driver of a pickup reportedly failed a number of field sobriety tests. He was arrested by police for DUI and driving on a suspended license.  James Dean…
  • Feb 1

    Broward Marijuana Citation Program to Launch

    Broward Marijuana Citation Program to Launch
    Broward County leaders are pressing ahead with lesser penalties for marijuana possession, plunking down $175,000 to launch a civil citation program and hire a coordinator who will steer it.  Previously, arrests for marijuana possession…
  • Jan 29

    New Broward Mental Health Diversion Off to Start, But a Slow One

    New Broward Mental Health Diversion Off to Start, But a Slow One
    Following a scathing report criticizing treatment of mentally ill defendants who languish sometimes for years in the criminal justice system (and six times longer than a person with comparable charges in regular court , the Broward State…
Rank this Week: 4400

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/
  • Feb 6

    Fatal Crash on SH55

    Fatal Crash on SH55
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Feb 5

    Injury Crash On I84 West of Jerome

    Injury Crash On I84 West of Jerome
    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…
  • Feb 4

    Crash in Nampa injures driver.

    Crash in Nampa injures driver.
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 263

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David M. Boertje.

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    New Year’s Round Up: The Criminal Law Changes That Will Take Place in 2016

    New Year’s Round Up: The Criminal Law Changes That Will Take Place in 2016
    With the New year just starting, a lot of new criminal laws will be effective that may affect you.  There have been 807 bills signed into law set to take place in the new year, affecting everything from gun ownership, new regulations on…
  • Feb 3

    Local Company Owners Indicted in $7M Hotel-Worker Fraud Case

    Local Company Owners Indicted in $7M Hotel-Worker Fraud Case
    The owners of Good Neighbor Services, an Orange County based janitorial company that provides cleaning services to luxury hotels across Southern California, have been indicted in a $7 million insurance fraud and tax evasion scheme that has…
  • Jan 29

    Russell Taylor, Jared Fogle’s Accomplice, Sentenced to 27 Year

    Russell Taylor, Jared Fogle’s Accomplice, Sentenced to 27 Year
    Russell Taylor, the man who was accused of being Jared Fogle’s accomplice in a child pornography ring, was sentenced to 27 years in federal prison by Judge Tanya Walton Pratt, on December 10, 2015. Mr. Taylor is convicted of producing…
Rank this Week: 2375

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

San Diego Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers California criminal law topics, including DUI, search and seizure, white collar crimes and sex crimes. By Sean F. Leslie.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    Defending Against First Degree Murder Charges in the State of California

    Defending Against First Degree Murder Charges in the State of California
    If you have been charged with first degree murder in the state of California, your future, your freedom, your everything hangs in the balance. You need to mount the strongest possible defense, and this requires the dedication of a skilled…
  • Jan 28

    Defending Against Hit and Run Charges in California

    Defending Against Hit and Run Charges in California
    If you have been charged with a hit and run offense of the state of California, you need to know what to expect if you are convicted.  The precise consequences depend first on whether the offense is categorized as a misdemeanor or…
  • Jan 22

    Defending Against “Three Strikes” Criminal Charges in the State of California

    Defending Against “Three Strikes” Criminal Charges in the State of California
    While California’s “three strikes” law conjures images of America’s national pastime, it is anything but fun and games.  A “third strike” criminal conviction in the state of California can have serious…
Rank this Week: 4149

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Feb 5

    THEFT OF STOLEN PROPERTY IN ILLINOIS

    THEFT OF STOLEN PROPERTY IN ILLINOIS
    In Illinois, you can be charged with theft of stolen property if you obtained control over stolen property knowing it to have been stolen, or under such circumstances as would reasonably induce you to believe that the property was stolen.…
  • Jan 18

    CAN I BE CONVICTED ON MORE THAN ONE CHARGE FOR THE SAME OFFENSE? THE "ONE-ACT, ONE-CRIME" DOCTRINE IN ILLINOIS

    CAN I BE CONVICTED ON MORE THAN ONE CHARGE FOR THE SAME OFFENSE? THE "ONE-ACT, ONE-CRIME" DOCTRINE IN ILLINOIS
    When you were arrested, the prosecutor may have filed several charges against you. You didn’t know so many crimes could come out of the same set of circumstances. Can you be convicted on all of them? Under Illinois law, you can only…
  • Dec 21

    CAN POLICE SEARCH YOUR COMPUTER?

    CAN POLICE SEARCH YOUR COMPUTER?
    The police are at your door. A neighbor complained about a disturbance and they came to investigate. You figure you have nothing to hide in your home so you consent to the search. But you do have something to hide—only it’s in…
Rank this Week: 2475

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    DRUNKEN SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS HIGHLIGHTS THE INCREASING INCIDENCE OF FEMALE DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE.

    DRUNKEN SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS HIGHLIGHTS THE INCREASING INCIDENCE OF FEMALE DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE.
      Did this Napa school bus driver take a wine tasting detour? A school bus driver in Napa was recently arrested for driving under the influence after she damaged the undercarriage of her bus with 28 students on board. Fortunately, none…
  • Jan 29

    SUPER BOWL SUNDAY – OR ANY DAY – A DUI WILL COST YOU A LOT IN TIME AND MONEY

    SUPER BOWL SUNDAY – OR ANY DAY – A DUI WILL COST YOU A LOT IN TIME AND MONEY
      Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner. Time for gathering around the big screen with chips and beer, lots of beer. And time for the CHP to be out in full force. The Super Bowl Sunday roads are notoriously plagued with drivers…
  • Jan 21

    DO RIDE SHARING APPS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO MAKE OUR ROADS SAFER?

    DO RIDE SHARING APPS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO MAKE OUR ROADS SAFER?
      Is this a trend? The DUI arrests made in Orange County during the 2016 New Year’s holiday was almost half the number of DUI arrests during the 2015 New Year’s holiday. Los Angeles County also saw a decrease in DUI arrests…
Rank this Week: 4412

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    Dashcam mayhem!

    Dashcam mayhem!
      In recent years, technical tools that can record a cop’s every act have shined a bright light on police abuses. This is especially true now with the ubiquitous dashcams attached to almost every police cruiser in the nation.…
  • Jan 29

    OFFENDERS SENTENCED TO LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE AS JUVENILES ARE GIVEN HOPE FOR PAROLE BY THE SUPREME COURT

    OFFENDERS SENTENCED TO LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE AS JUVENILES ARE GIVEN HOPE FOR PAROLE BY THE SUPREME COURT
      In 1963 Henry Montgomery was a 17 year old living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He was playing hooky from school when he was approached by a deputy sheriff assigned to round up truants. When the deputy frisked Henry, Henry pulled out a…
  • Jan 21

    THE MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT SEX OFFENSE RECIDIVISM

    THE MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT SEX OFFENSE RECIDIVISM
    California’s sex offender laws are among the strictest in the country. Even relatively minor sex offense convictions usually end up requiring a lifetime registration on the sex offender list. So what is a “relatively minor”…
Rank this Week: 374

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Feb 5

    The Death Penalty in the Democratic Party Presidential Debate

    The Death Penalty in the Democratic Party Presidential Debate
    The death penalty came up briefly in the Clinton-Sanders debate.  Even though it came second, let me quote Sanders first:MADDOW: Senator Sanders, you have singled out the death penalty, and Senator Clinton's support for the death…
  • Feb 5

    News Scan

    News Scan
    New York Police Officers Shot:  Two NYPD Officers patrolling a public housing project in the Bronx were shot Thursday night.  Fox News reports  that a male and female officer, whose names have not be released, were shot when…
  • Feb 4

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Death Penalty Sought Against CA Baby Killer:  The district attorney for Santa Clara County is seeking the death penalty against a San Jose man.  Tracey Kaplan of the San Jose Mercury News reports that District Attorney Jeff Rosen…
Rank this Week: 210

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Find Arizona criminal laws and information for criminal defense defendants by Tempe AZ lawyer criminal defense attorney and Arizona drunk driving legal representation.

http://blog.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Feb 5

    Consent to search, includes Drug K-9 search of Vehicle

    Consent to search, includes Drug K-9 search of Vehicle
    In a recent case ruling the Arizona Court of Appeals upheld a woman’s conviction for possession for sale of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The central issue in the Appeal was whether or not a K-9 drug…
  • Jan 22

    Wireless Communications in Unlawful Drug Transactions Arizona

    Wireless Communications in Unlawful Drug Transactions Arizona
    In a recent Arizona Supreme Court drug case, a man convicted of 11 drug-related crimes was sentenced to concurrent, consecutive presumptive terms of imprisonment. The defendant appealed, challenging five convictions related to violations of…
  • Dec 23

    Warrantless Searches for Probationers in Arizona

    Warrantless Searches for Probationers in Arizona
    If you are placed on probation for a drug crime in Arizona, you have a reduced expectation of privacy than you had before. This means that, depending on the probation conditions, the privacy protections you thought you had under the Fourth…
Rank this Week: 3329

Beyond The Scope

Beyond The Scope

Covers the practice of interstate drug interdiction and property seizure/forfeiture. By Stowers & Sarcone, PLC.

http://www.interstatedrugbust.com/blog/
  • Feb 5

    Are Dash Cameras and GPS Navigators Illegal?

    Are Dash Cameras and GPS Navigators Illegal?
    Some drivers install dash cameras in their cars. It is a useful device to have. It is not costly to buy one. At the same time, a dash camera can save you a lot of money. It will definitely help you if you get into the accident. For example,…
  • Feb 2

    Do You Need A Lawyer For Driving On A Suspended License?

    Do You Need A Lawyer For Driving On A Suspended License?
    The short answer is YES, you do need a lawyer for you driving on a suspended license charge. You should never fight a criminal case on your own. Driving on a suspended license can be a violation of Iowa Code Sections 321.218 or…
  • Jan 29

    Backpage.com & Prostitution Stings in Iowa

    Backpage.com & Prostitution Stings in Iowa
    Backpage.com is the new craigslist.org when it comes to advertising for escort services. Although some in the adult industry may disagree, the term escort has essentially become synonymous with prostitute. Women, and even men, advertise…
Rank this Week: 2546

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

A chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending. From the Center for Court Innovation.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 5

    Career Talk With Our Court Clerk

    Career Talk With Our Court Clerk
    Senior Court Clerks Jackie Oates and Anthony Dorsey (middle) with our BCS internsThe following post was written by Bronx Community Solutions' Compliance Coordinator, Lovis Nelson-Williams.  Among the many hats she wears, Lovis organizes…
  • Dec 24

    BCS Holiday wishe

    BCS Holiday wishe
    From All of Us....To All of You..Happy Holidays.
  • Dec 10

    Taking a page from Midtown Community Court's playbook.

    Taking a page from Midtown Community Court's playbook.
    Last wee, Bronx Community Solutions met with court and community stakeholders to discuss concerns regarding the policing of the trans community in the Bronx Fordham area. The meeting was organized by Judge Poust-Lopez, the Bronx HTI Court…
Rank this Week: 1358

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Covers DWI evidence, blood testing, and breath alcohol testing.

http://www.rosenthalwadas.com/blog/
  • Feb 5

    What You Should Know About Open Carry In Texa

    What You Should Know About Open Carry In Texa
    Amidst a lot of controversy, Governor Greg Abbott signed Texas’s open carry bill into law in June 2015. It went into effect on January 1, 2016, but despite the long lead time to prepare for its implementation, there is a…Read…
  • Jan 18

    Four Professionals Everyone Should Have On Speed-Dial

    Four Professionals Everyone Should Have On Speed-Dial
    The changing to a new year is often a time to reflect and make improvements to our lives and routines. However, we will all need help with some things in the new year, and those who can help us are…Read more ›
  • Jan 11

    Minor In Possession of Alcohol In Texa

    Minor In Possession of Alcohol In Texa
    In this day and age, alcohol culture is a part of American life. However, there must be limits, and the law tries to enforce them. Most people agree that minors’ access to alcohol needs to be limited. As such, minor…Read more…
Rank this Week: 4847

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news-events-exonerations
  • Feb 5

    New York City Council Calls on New York State to End Top Contributors to Wrongful Conviction

    New York City Council Calls on New York State to End Top Contributors to Wrongful Conviction
    By Nick Moroni Momentum continues to build around the campaign to pass a state law that would combat the top two contributors to wrongful conviction – false confession and eyewitness misidentification – by requiring police…
  • Feb 5

    Innocence Project, Coldplay Team Up in Fight Against Wrongful Conviction

    Innocence Project, Coldplay Team Up in Fight Against Wrongful Conviction
    Coldplay frontman Chris Martin to join organization’s Artists’ Committee as an Innocence Ambassador (New York, NY– February 5, 2016) – Coldplay lead vocalist and global rock icon Chris Martin joins the Innocence…
  • Feb 4

    The Fight to Prove Billy Glaze’s Innocence Continue

    The Fight to Prove Billy Glaze’s Innocence Continue
    By Ariana Costakes The Innocence Project is continuing to work with the Minnesota Innocence Project to exonerate Billy Glaze, who spent 25 years for the murders of three Native American women before his death in 2015. In 2014, the Innocence…
Rank this Week: 1772

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 998

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers…

New York Theft and Larceny Lawyers Blog

Covers New York criminal law regarding larceny, embezzlement, extortion and theft. By Crotty & Saland PC.

http://www.newyorktheftandlarcenylawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1782

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
  • Feb 5

    Facet Joint Injury from a Car Accident

    Facet Joint Injury from a Car Accident
    In car accidents, especially rear-end collisions, victims often sustain injuries to the neck and back. A facet joint injury is one such example. The impact of the crash, jarring movements the body undergoes in the collision, or compression of…
  • Feb 5

    Motorcycle Road Rash

    Motorcycle Road Rash
    Motorcycle road rash is not always a superficial injury for a rider. Some motorcycle accidents can cause serious injuries to the skin that go far deeper than the first few layers of skin. These types of injuries are susceptible to infection…
  • Feb 5

    Lawyer Michael Saile Jr. Receives Prestigous Litigator Award™

    Lawyer Michael Saile Jr. Receives Prestigous Litigator Award™
    Bucks County personal injury lawyer Michael L. Saile, Jr., Esq.  has been named a recipient of the 2015 Litigator Award™ for automobile accident litigation. Attorneys honored with a prestigious Litigator Award™ stand among…
Rank this Week: 1957

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marinduilawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    Super Bowl Weekend Checkpoint and DUI Enforcement Planned.

    Super Bowl Weekend Checkpoint and DUI Enforcement Planned.
    The Avoid the 13 Marin County DUI Task Force will be running a drunk driving checkpoint tonight, February 5, 2016, in San Rafael.  In addition, the multi agency task force will deploy DUI Saturations Patrols throughout…
  • Jan 11

    San Rafael Holiday DUI Checkpoint Nets One Arrest

    San Rafael Holiday DUI Checkpoint Nets One Arrest
    On Saturday, January 2, 2016, San Rafael Police Officers screened almost 800 cars at a DUI checkpoint.  Out of all of those divers the police made only one arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence of prescription…
  • Dec 31

    Concord DUI Enforcement Nets 3 Arrest

    Concord DUI Enforcement Nets 3 Arrest
    In the City of Concord police officers made three aclohol related arrests between 9:00 p.m. Saturday, December 26 and 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 27, 2015.  Officers stopped 50 cars and conducted 16 drunk driving investigations. In…
Rank this Week: 1560

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug and theft crimes. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 5

    Hollistan Man Charged with Assaulting Four Year Old Son

    Hollistan Man Charged with Assaulting Four Year Old Son
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a Holliston man was recently arrested for slapping his four year old son. The article states that the defendnt was on a supervised visit with his two children – the alleged victim and…
  • Feb 2

    Littleton Man Arrested for Assaulting Disabled Step-Brother

    Littleton Man Arrested for Assaulting Disabled Step-Brother
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a Littleton man was recently arrested for assaulting his step-brother. The article states that the defendant was arrested in Ashland following a family argument. The defendant and his…
  • Jan 25

    SJC Changes Standard for Sex Offender Registry Classification

    SJC Changes Standard for Sex Offender Registry Classification
    In a recent case, Doe, Sex Offender Registry Board No. 380316 v. Sex Offender Registry Board, the Supreme Judicial Court changed the standard of proof applicable to classification determinations by the Sex Offender Registry Board (SORB),…
Rank this Week: 311

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
  • Feb 5

    This is Why Obama’s Speech on American Muslims Matter

    This is Why Obama’s Speech on American Muslims Matter
    Yesterday, President Obama visited a U.S. mosque for the first time in his presidency. He quoted from the Islamic holy book, the Quran. And he unequivocally denounced anti-Muslim hate.
  • Feb 2

    What El Salvador’s Total Abortion Ban Means for Women and Girl

    What El Salvador’s Total Abortion Ban Means for Women and Girl
    In 1998, El Salvador outlawed abortion under any circumstances, including cases where the life or health of the woman is at risk; where pregnancies are the result of rape or incest; and in cases of severe fetal abnormalities. El…
  • Feb 1

    When Life is Disposable: Muslim Bodies as Precarious in the War on Terror

    When Life is Disposable: Muslim Bodies as Precarious in the War on Terror
    Muslim bodies have been detained, extradited, tortured, and unlawfully killed. Muslim lives have been drowned in a sea of policy and rhetoric that justifies the loss of lives as “collateral damage” in the name of protecting U.S.…
Rank this Week: 15

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of Smith & White, PLLC.

http://www.tacomacriminallawyerblawg.com/
  • Feb 5

    What to Check for When Looking for a Tacoma Defense Attorney – DUI or Otherwise

    What to Check for When Looking for a Tacoma Defense Attorney – DUI or Otherwise
    You’re being either accused of DUI or are under investigation for a crime. Perhaps you’ve even had to go through the stress of arrest and arraignment. This is the most stress you’ve probably ever been under. You’re…
  • Feb 5

    Washington Court Rejects Defendant’s Argument That Guilty Plea Was Involuntary

    Washington Court Rejects Defendant’s Argument That Guilty Plea Was Involuntary
    The Washington Court of Appeals recently rejected defendant Daniel James Jackson’s argument that his assault conviction should be reversed because his trial counsel’s ineffective assistance caused him to involuntarily plead…
  • Feb 4

    DUI Charge in Pierce County/Tacoma – Dealing With the Police

    DUI Charge in Pierce County/Tacoma – Dealing With the Police
    The quick, easy answer is the following "Officer, am I free to go?" If no, "then I would like to speak with an attorney" Decline to answer any further until an attorney is contacted. It is the obligation of the officer to get you in touch…
Rank this Week: 2397

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 5

    Peer-to-Peer Car Services: Who is Liable?

    Peer-to-Peer Car Services: Who is Liable?
    Modern technology and creative innovation have led to the rise of a "sharing economy" in the United States today. There are peer-to-peer vacation rental services (such as AirBnb), peer-to-peer businesses (such as Ebay), and perhaps the most…
  • Feb 3

    New Laws That Took Effect in Mississippi on January 1st, 2016

    New Laws That Took Effect in Mississippi on January 1st, 2016
    It happens every year. On January 1st, hundreds of new laws become effective in various places across the country. Mississippi is no exception to this, and when our calendars rolled over into 2016, we welcomed all sorts of new changes,…
  • Jan 30

    The Dos and Don'ts of Car Insurance Claim

    The Dos and Don'ts of Car Insurance Claim
    Automobile accidents are one of the leading causes of personal injury claims in the United States today. If you've ever been in an accident, you know that it can become quite a hassle. Fortunately, minor incidents (such as that parking lot…
Rank this Week: 587

Law Office of David P. Shapiro…

Law Office of David P. Shapiro Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.sandiegocriminalattorneyatlaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 5

    Dismissal Motion Denied in Cosby Sex Case

    Dismissal Motion Denied in Cosby Sex Case
    A judge in Philadelphia has rejected a defense motion to dismiss the sexual assault charges against Bill Cosby, moving the case one step closer to trial. Bill Cosby’s attorneys had asked the judge to throw out the case against him, in…
  • Jan 20

    Investigating Cyber Crime

    Investigating Cyber Crime
    San Diego County is loaded with military bases and defense contractors, which is one of the reasons why we have one of the highest concentrations of biotechnology operations in the world. And with such a technologically sophisticated group,…
  • Jan 5

    San Diego Court Cases in the News in 2016

    San Diego Court Cases in the News in 2016
    We thought it would be appropriate to provide our readers with info on a few newsworthy cases to watch in 2016. Here are some of the issues you can expect to hear about as we move forward into the new year: Concealed carry permits. Questions…
Rank this Week: 3920

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

Maryland Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 5

    Maryland Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Petition for Post Conviction Relief

    Maryland Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Petition for Post Conviction Relief
    A person who is arrested or charged with a crime – whether it is classified as a felony or misdemeanor – is encouraged to seek the assistance of an experienced criminal defense attorney. The gathering of evidence and other…
  • Jan 22

    Maryland Court Reviews Allegations of an “Illegal Sentence” in Criminal Case

    Maryland Court Reviews Allegations of an “Illegal Sentence” in Criminal Case
    Depending on the facts of a criminal case, a person may invoke any number of claims to overturn his or her conviction. For one, under Maryland law, a defect in the return of a jury verdict could render a conviction illegal and therefore a…
  • Jan 12

    Maryland Court Denies Motion to Suppress – Affirms Finding of Probable Cause

    Maryland Court Denies Motion to Suppress – Affirms Finding of Probable Cause
    In Maryland, and in states throughout the country, people are entitled to legal protections under the Fourth Amendment – namely, to be free from illegal searches and seizures of their person, homes, papers, and effects. When a person is…
Rank this Week: 2891

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal defense, evidence and the Fourth Amendment. By Brassel, Alexander & Rice, LLC.

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 5

    Supreme Court Strikes Down Death Penalty Law

    Supreme Court Strikes Down Death Penalty Law
    In what may be considered a surprise ruling, the United States Supreme Court has struck down Florida’s death penalty law. And while the ruling is specific to Florida, and not the death penalty in general, the decision emphasizes just…
  • Jan 27

    Colorado’s Drug Laws Under Attack

    Colorado’s Drug Laws Under Attack
    By now most everybody is familiar with Colorado’s lenient marijuana laws (or rather, Colorado’s abolition of marijuana restrictions). Whether we agree with their position or not, we generally understand that states can make their…
  • Jan 19

    What is a Hung Jury?

    What is a Hung Jury?
    As you likely know by now, a mistrial has been declared in the Freddie Grey trial, due to a hung jury. You may be wondering what a hung jury is, and how it happens. How Hung Juries Happen In some civil cases, only a majority of jurors need to…
Rank this Week: 4654