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Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    Road Closure in Blaine County

    Road Closure in Blaine County
    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…
  • Jul 22

    Final Update on Double Fatality Crash Near Chester

    Final Update on Double Fatality Crash Near Chester
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 6 1540 Foote Dr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828…
  • Jul 21

    Final Update: Multiple Crashes Block Interstate 84 West of Burley

    Final Update: Multiple Crashes Block Interstate 84 West of Burley
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
Rank this Week: 228

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/
  • Jul 23

    Urban Theft Myth

    Urban Theft Myth
    Dear Mr. Guidry, The police won’t really do that on a theft case, will they?   Dear Potential Customer, Yes, the police may end up doing that.  Yes, law enforcement sometimes surprise us with their good old…
  • Jul 16

    The “My Cousin Vinny” Defense

    The “My Cousin Vinny” Defense
    Can you “know” the truth by reading a few words?   Often, the “truth” cannot be reduced to words.  Its just something you  feel deep down–yet the sensation cannot be reduced to words.  I…
  • Jul 9

    Sealing a Traffic Ticket

    Sealing a Traffic Ticket
    [Dear Reader, if you’re trying to seal a criminal traffic ticket like DUI, leaving the scene of an accident, reckless driving, or driving while license suspended–this article doesn’t apply, we’re only talking about…
Rank this Week: 1420

Daniel M Murphy, P.C. Blog

Daniel M Murphy, P.C. Blog

Covers DUI, domestic violence, assault, drug crimes, sex offenses, and other criminal cases in Denver County and throughout the Denver metro area.

http://www.denvercocriminaldefenselawyer.com/blog/
  • Jul 23

    Have a Warrant in Denver County? Here’s What To Do

    Have a Warrant in Denver County? Here’s What To Do
    In Colorado, arrest warrants are authorized and issued by judges, and if there is an arrest warrant in this state with your name on it, you can be taken into custody without notice at any time. The law in Colorado requires an arrest warrant…
  • Jun 22

    Colorado Governor Signs New Civil Asset Forfeiture Law

    Colorado Governor Signs New Civil Asset Forfeiture Law
    Civil asset forfeiture is a controversial legal procedure and a growing concern across the nation. It’s the seizure of assets by law enforcement authorities from persons suspected of criminal involvement or activity – without…
  • May 20

    What Are The Gun Laws In Denver?

    What Are The Gun Laws In Denver?
    Mass shootings. Assault weapons. Gun control. Regardless of where you stand on these perennially controversial topics, everyone in Colorado should know what this state’s laws are regarding guns, gun ownership, and concealed carry…
Rank this Week: 2117

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Jul 23

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Paper Downloads 1. What Happened to the American Jury? Proposals for Revamping Plea Bargaining and Summary Judgment Suja A. Thomas University of Illinois College of Law Date Posted: 30 May 2017 [2nd…
  • Jul 22

    "If Trump Pardons, It Could Be a Crime"

    "If Trump Pardons, It Could Be a Crime"
    Daniel Hemel and Eric Posner have published this op-ed in The New York Times, addressing whether the President could be prosecuted for obstruction of justice. In part: There is a broad consensus that a president exercises the pardon power…
  • Jul 22

    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 Paper Downloads 1. Affirmative Consent, by Way of the Intoxication 'Defense' Kevin Cole University of San Diego School of Law Date Posted: 18 May 2017 176 2. Dynamic Rationality Stephanie Plamondon…
Rank this Week: 92

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/
  • Jul 23

    Florida Mother Arrested for Child Abuse, Child Neglect for Teen Daughter’s Drinking

    Florida Mother Arrested for Child Abuse, Child Neglect for Teen Daughter’s Drinking
    Although many parents worry about how they will help their teens avoid the pitfalls and perils of underage drinking, some parents view it as better to embrace it. “If I can oversee it, I can control it and protect them,” the…
  • Jul 18

    Broward Teens Accused of Stealing Man’s Life Savings, Porsche, Gun

    Broward Teens Accused of Stealing Man’s Life Savings, Porsche, Gun
    Six teenagers, ages 14 to 16, are accused of breaking into a man’s Fort Pierce home, stealing a safe containing $200,000 in cash, as well as a Porsche and two handguns. When authorities questioned the boys about the alleged crimes, they…
  • Jul 14

    South Florida Vehicular Homicide Leads to 7-Year Prison Stint

    South Florida Vehicular Homicide Leads to 7-Year Prison Stint
    A DUI manslaughter conviction can upend your life, have you facing extensive prison time as well as a damaging and permanent criminal record. Criminal defense attorneys in Fort Lauderdale recognize the severity of these allegations, and will…
Rank this Week: 1382

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 23

    YOU'RE GO ON THAT 1202 ALARM

    YOU'RE GO ON THAT 1202 ALARM
    If you're a space nerd, like we are, than you are very familiar with the 1201 and 1202 alarms that Commander Neil Armstrong and Lunar Pilot Dr. Buzz Aldrin encountered about 5200 feet above the Lunar surface on July 20, 1969. Apollo is…
  • Jul 20

    THE JUICE IS LOOSE!

    THE JUICE IS LOOSE!
    Orenthal James Simpson was granted parole today in his nine to thirty-three year prison sentence for the contretemps in a Las Vegas hotel wherein he participated in a poorly conceived and poorly executed plan to "rob" the individuals who had…
  • Jul 18

    JUDGE MURPHY LEAVES FOR CIVIL

    JUDGE MURPHY LEAVES FOR CIVIL
    UPDATE: Lourdes Simon was appointed to the circuit court Tuesday by Governor Scott. Congrats to Judge Simon. See you in court. There's a really worthy charity - School Uniform Drive, that we highly recommend. The FACDL is running a…
Rank this Week: 94

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jul 23

    To Tell The Truth

    To Tell The Truth
    Sitting by the pool during summer office hours, Dr. Sj handed me the book she was reading and told me, “read the introduction. You’re going to like this.” The book was “The Gatekeepers” by Chris Whipple. She was…
  • Jul 23

    Book Review: The Chickenshit Club

    Book Review: The Chickenshit Club
    The banks and brokerage houses nearly brought America down in the crash of 2008, and yet the United States Department of Justice couldn’t manage to find anyone to prosecute. Like almost anyone paying a little bit of attention to…
  • Jul 22

    Short Take: It’s Who You Know

    Short Take: It’s Who You Know
    A young man, who shall remain nameless as he reached out to me in confidence, expressed dismay upon learning that a pseudonymous twitterer, whose bio claimed to be a criminal defense lawyer, spewed some social justice idiocy at him and, upon…
Rank this Week: 63

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 67

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Jul 23

    "As Trump wages war on legal marijuana, military veterans side with pot"

    "As Trump wages war on legal marijuana, military veterans side with pot"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable Los Angeles Times article. Here is how it starts: The Trump administration’s attack on legal marijuana, already stymied by large states determined not to roll back the clock, is…
  • Jul 20

    Big meeting of feds and state/local officials in Colorado portends...?

    Big meeting of feds and state/local officials in Colorado portends...?
    As reported in this US News & World Report article, headlined "Feds Tour Colorado in DOJ Pot Review: Recommendations are due next week on whether to crush state-legal weed," there is some new activity in the arena of federal…
  • Jul 18

    "What Jeff Sessions is getting wrong about legal weed"

    "What Jeff Sessions is getting wrong about legal weed"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new CNBC commentary authored by Gina Belafonte, Chris Leavy and Lindy Snider. Here are excerpts: According to the American Civil Liberties Union, between 2001 and 2010 there were 8.2 million…
Rank this Week: 1887

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
  • Jul 22

    NYTimes: A Warrant to Search Your Vagina

    NYTimes: A Warrant to Search Your Vagina
    NYTimes: A Warrant to Search Your Vagina by Andrea J. Ritchie: Doubling down on the drug war is likely to result in increased violence, not increased public safety. The damage these policies have done to black communities has been well…
  • Jul 22

    E.D.Tenn.: Triggering event for anticipatory warrant not met, and suppression granted

    E.D.Tenn.: Triggering event for anticipatory warrant not met, and suppression granted
    The specific triggering event for this anticipatory warrant was handing the package to defendant, but that did not happen. The police entered anyway and seized. The Sixth Circuit recognizes that the triggering event has to be considered in a…
  • Jul 22

    S.D.Tex.: Single key in the ignition adds nothing to RS

    S.D.Tex.: Single key in the ignition adds nothing to RS
    The stop was unreasonably prolonged without reasonable suspicion. All the officer had was nervousness (belied by the video), one passenger had no bag in the car, and a single key was in the ignition. United States v. Flores, 2017 U.S.…
Rank this Week: 1702

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jul 22

    Jefferson Sessions vs. Sergey Kislyak: Whom to Believe?

    Jefferson Sessions vs. Sergey Kislyak: Whom to Believe?
    According to the Washington Post: Russia’s ambassador to Washington told his superiors in Moscow that he discussed campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016…
  • Jul 22

    The Extraordinary Wealth of Jared and Ivanka Trump

    The Extraordinary Wealth of Jared and Ivanka Trump
    The Washington Post has a new article on Jared and Ivanka amending their financial disclosures to disclose additional assets. That's not the interesting part of the story. The interesting part is how together they have earned more than…
  • Jul 21

    Donald Trump on Sessions' Russia Recusal

    Donald Trump on Sessions' Russia Recusal
    [Note: I wrote this Wednesday and it got stuck in draft mode] Donald Trump's recent interview with the New York Times reads like a self-pity party. He berated Attorney General Jeff Sessions for his recusal on the Russia Probe and said…
Rank this Week: 2

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    And It's Wikipedia by a Noose

    And It's Wikipedia by a Noose
    They plan to kill TaiChin Preyor Thursday.It's not all that surprising.  We're talking Texas, after all.  And while executions are fewer these days than just a few years ago, well . . . .  We're talking Texas, after…
  • Jul 18

    After three and a half year

    After three and a half year
    January 16, 2014.  Just days over three and a half years ago.  That's when a crew of select prison guards strapped Dennis McGuire to a table (we don't really use a gurney) at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville,…
  • Jun 18

    A Terrorist by Any Other Name

    A Terrorist by Any Other Name
    What’s in a name? that which we call a roseBy any other name would smell as sweet. The names are the problem, Juliet says. Romeo, after all, is wonderful. The trouble is that he's a Montague, hated for that alone by her family, the…
Rank this Week: 1316

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    I Just Got Arrested in Connecticut for Operating a Drug Factory. Am I Going to Jail?

    I Just Got Arrested in Connecticut for Operating a Drug Factory. Am I Going to Jail?
    There’s a severe-sounding felony drug crime being charged in Connecticut called “Operating a Drug Factory.” The irony here—and what flummoxes even some of the best criminal lawyers & attorneys in Stamford, Norwalk…
  • Jul 15

    Just Possessing (and Not Even Using) a Fake ID in Connecticut is a Felony

    Just Possessing (and Not Even Using) a Fake ID in Connecticut is a Felony
    There’s one thing we can all agree on – the millenials know how to use the internet.  And as the best criminal lawyers at UConn, Quinnipiac and Yale know all too well, these millenials know how to scour the internet to find…
  • Jul 8

    Can I Get Arrested in Connecticut for Spanking My Kids?

    Can I Get Arrested in Connecticut for Spanking My Kids?
    Hard to believe, but spanking your child in certain circumstances can get you arrested for a felony in Connecticut. Many of the best Greenwich, Wilton and Stamford Connecticut criminal lawyers and attorneys routinely see felony…
Rank this Week: 2753

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

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

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    AHH...LOS ABOGADOS DEL ESTADO

    AHH...LOS ABOGADOS DEL ESTADO
    Ahh…los abogados del Estado http://elcomercio.pe/politica/mitos-verdades-procuraduria-publica-444243 En el enlace que comparto, vistas las muchas interrogantes surgidas tras el “despido” de las procuradoras, el Decano…
  • Jul 22

    JULIO VELARDE, JOSÉ CHIMPLER, PROCURADORAS y PROYECTO OLMOS.

    JULIO VELARDE, JOSÉ CHIMPLER, PROCURADORAS y PROYECTO OLMOS.
    Algo anda muy mal en nuestro País no sólo corrupción a gran escala, hace poco se reunieron Keiko Fujimori con el Presidente Constitucional del Perú, aquella acompañada de un funcionario del BCR, Secretario…
  • Jul 22

    Cadena de pagos y las procuradora

    Cadena de pagos y las procuradora
    http://larepublica.pe/politica/1064130-ruta-de-la-procuradora-choco-con-objetivo-del-gobierno El DU Nº 03-2017-JUS de ahora en más DU,  hasta donde he entendido persigue precisamente no cortar la cadena de pagos, la…
Rank this Week: 257

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
  • Jul 22

    The Eight Circuit Issues Significant Gun Owner Ruling En Banc

    The Eight Circuit Issues Significant Gun Owner Ruling En Banc
    A “Street Sweeper” is not a recommended weapon of choice for dove hunting. It is a dangerous weapon with overwhelming kill power.   In 1994, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (“ATF”)…
  • Jul 21

    Trump Executive Action Promoting Religious Liberty

    Trump Executive Action Promoting Religious Liberty
    Trump Executive Action Promoting Religious Liberty Vs. 1954 Johnson Amendment   By: John T. Floyd   The Johnson Amendment of 1954 is a provision to the U.S Tax Code that prohibits certain political activities by religious and other…
  • Jul 19

    The New Politicized War on Drug

    The New Politicized War on Drug
    The Department of Justice has finite resources.   Beginning in 2013 and continuing through 2016, the DOJ adhered to its Smart on Crime Initiative designed to focus prosecution in drug cases on high-level traffickers. The stated goal of…
Rank this Week: 201

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers…

Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Legal Defenders, P.C.

http://www.chicagocriminaldefenselawyersblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Eyewitness Identification in Illinois Carjacking Case

    Eyewitness Identification in Illinois Carjacking Case
    In a recent Illinois appellate case, the defendant was convicted of aggravated vehicular hijacking, armed robbery and attempted first degree murder. The case arose when the victim left work and drove home to Chicago. At midnight he stopped at…
  • Jun 21

    Facilitating a Heroin Sale in Illinoi

    Facilitating a Heroin Sale in Illinoi
    In a recent Illinois appellate case, the defendant was convicted of unlawfully delivering heroin. An accountability theory was used to obtain the conviction, which resulted in a 3.5-year sentence of imprisonment in the Illinois Department of…
  • Jun 11

    Illinois Administrative Hearings and Criminal Case

    Illinois Administrative Hearings and Criminal Case
    Illinois Administrative Hearings and Criminal Cases Most people are surprised to learn that an “administrative court” system exists in Illinois that functions primarily independent of our traditional court system.…
Rank this Week: 1860

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1428

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    Virginia drug defense – The hype of no suspended driving for a marijuana 251

    Virginia drug defense – The hype of no suspended driving for a marijuana 251
    Virginia 251 dispositions for drug and marijuana possession are not necessarily the panacea that numerous police, prosecutor and judges elevate them to be. Talk is abuzz about a July 1, 2017, Virginia law change that no longer requires a…
  • Jul 19

    John Coltrane passed away fifty years ago, when I was four

    John Coltrane passed away fifty years ago, when I was four
    John Coltrane (above playing “Alabama”, after the 1963 Birmingham church bombing) has inspired me for years to pursue beyond the seeming limits of possibility. I have searched him out through his music, at the house where he lived…
  • Jul 17

    Do not let iPhones & Chinese manufactured laptops obscure the Tiananmen Square massacre

    Do not let iPhones & Chinese manufactured laptops obscure the Tiananmen Square massacre
    The Chinese government's June 3-4, 1989 massacre of peaceful pro-democracy demonstrators at Beijing's Tiananmen Square left an indelible mark on me. Yet, as time marches on, I myself lost track of the anniversary of this Chinese…
Rank this Week: 773

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    The Story of O.J.

    The Story of O.J.
    Jay-Z's new song is my favorite in years.Early era rough samples.And lyrics that speak truth.Big "T" Truth.Over the last two decades, you sort of lose interest in Jay-Z.  There is so much filler and over the top posturing, the same as…
  • Jul 21

    Hobb

    Hobb
    From above, it looks as if the ground may be covered green.But that fool's gold.Walking up close, you see the real.  A thousand islands of clumps of green and brown.Clumps of vegetation.Nothing but bare dirt in-between.You learn to walk…
  • Jul 10

    What False Allegations Can Do

    What False Allegations Can Do
    One of the greatest movies of all time.So sad.A movie about a false allegation gone so wrong.
Rank this Week: 593

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense…

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James Novak.

https://blog.novakazlaw.com/
  • Jul 21

    Second-Degree Murder and Extreme DUI Charges in Arizona

    Second-Degree Murder and Extreme DUI Charges in Arizona
    In a recent unpublished Arizona DUI decision, the defendant was convicted of second-degree murder, DUI, and extreme DUI. He was sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment for the murder charge. His DUI sentence was suspended, and he was put on…
  • Jul 10

    How Detailed Does Notice of Assault Charges Have to be Under the Sixth Amendment?

    How Detailed Does Notice of Assault Charges Have to be Under the Sixth Amendment?
    In a recent, unpublished Arizona appellate case, a woman was convicted of disorderly conduct and misdemeanor criminal damage. She was sentenced to concurrent terms of imprisonment, and the longer term was 2.25 years. According to the…
  • Jun 21

    Use of 911 Recorded Call in an Arizona Aggravated Assault Case

    Use of 911 Recorded Call in an Arizona Aggravated Assault Case
    In a recent Arizona appellate case, the defendant appealed his conviction for domestic violence, dangerous offenses, Class 3 felonies, and two counts of aggravated assault. He argued that it was a mistake for the court to admit a 911 call…
Rank this Week: 1858

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Marijuana Smugglers Using New Ford Fusions to Move Their Good

    Marijuana Smugglers Using New Ford Fusions to Move Their Good
    Ah, the Ford Fusion. With apologies to those who own one, it may be the most boring car ever. Well, maybe not anymore. Ford Fusions are made in Hermosillo Mexico and then shipped to Ohio. Some of those Fusions have been carrying a secret.…
  • Jul 13

    Involuntary Manslaughter Laws In California

    Involuntary Manslaughter Laws In California
    INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER IS OFTEN A CRIME OF STUPIDITY Stupidity often puts otherwise law-abiding people on the wrong side of the law, but this act in Minnesota might be among the stupidest ever. A young and very pregnant woman, 19 years old,…
  • Jun 28

    DOCTORS CHARGED WITH MURDER FOR PRESCRIBING OPIATES

    DOCTORS CHARGED WITH MURDER FOR PRESCRIBING OPIATES
    The opioid epidemic in this country couldn’t have happened without the doctors. Now, I am not saying all doctors are bad, I am just stating a fact. I am not imputing motivation, but I suspect money had something to do with the fact that…
Rank this Week: 4502

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    LEGALIZED MARIJUANA USE PROMPTING NEED FOR ROADSIDE DRUG RECOGNITION EXPERTS

    LEGALIZED MARIJUANA USE PROMPTING NEED FOR ROADSIDE DRUG RECOGNITION EXPERTS
    Now that recreational marijuana is legal in California, law enforcement agencies are racing to train officers in roadside drug recognition. Since pot became legal, the Orange County crime lab has seen a 40 percent increase in requests to…
  • Jul 13

    PLEA BARGAINIG A DUI CHARGE TO A LESSER CRIME

    PLEA BARGAINIG A DUI CHARGE TO A LESSER CRIME
      The most recent DMV statistics available indicate that around 85% of those charged with driving under the influence end up getting convicted of that crime. The remainder are either not convicted or convicted of a reduced charge. A…
  • Jun 28

    Driving Under The Influence Of Marijuana In California

    Driving Under The Influence Of Marijuana In California
    WILL THE LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA INCREASE THE DANGER ON CALIFORNIA ROADS? Here’s the headline: “Legalizing Marijuana for Recreational Use Results in Increased Crashes.” So says the Insurance Institute for Highway…
Rank this Week: 1371

White Collar Wire

White Collar Wire

Covers news, cases, judicial opinions, practical tips and scholarly work regarding white-collar criminal and civil enforcement, grand jury investigations and regulatory compliance. By Jackson R. Sharman, III.

http://jacksharman.com/
  • Jul 21

    Summer Crime, “Young Lawyers,” Martini

    Summer Crime, “Young Lawyers,” Martini
    Summer’s heat is fully upon us.  Let us take a moment for crime fiction and cocktails. For recent crime-fiction releases, take a look at Midmonth Book Notes  from The Poisoned Pen bookstore. Also, here is a useful…
  • Jul 14

    Booze Beats Law: Subscribe to White Collar Wire

    Booze Beats Law: Subscribe to White Collar Wire
    Please take a moment to subscribe to White Collar Wire’s email newsletter.  You’ll get notice of articles before anyone else in the Western world. Just look to the left where it says, very helpfully: Subscribe to our…
  • Jun 22

    13 Books Every White-Collar Lawyer Should Read

    13 Books Every White-Collar Lawyer Should Read
    Of the making of lists of books, there shall be no end. Nevertheless, here is one more. Set out below are 13 works that every white-collar lawyer – defense counsel, prosecutor or judge – should read. Why take on such a…
Rank this Week: 1935

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

Covers Kentucky family, criminal and business law. By Gatlin Voelker, PLLC.

http://www.gatlinvoelker.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    What mistakes should I avoid with co-parenting?

    What mistakes should I avoid with co-parenting?
    Many separating couples who have children together in Kentucky believe the hardest part of their separations is moving on. Even though their relationships with each other did not work out, they still have a commitment to their kids.…
  • Jul 5

    What you should know when preparing to adopt a child

    What you should know when preparing to adopt a child
    There is little else you can do that is as selfless as choosing to adopt a child. Preparing for an adoption requires significant time and thought to determine a timeline and approach that will be beneficial for yourself and the...
  • Jun 30

    Property division and bank account

    Property division and bank account
    During a Kentucky divorce, one of the main points of contention is finances. If the courts must step in to allocate assets, bank accounts will be taken into consideration. The court, according to Zacks, will look at when the account...
Rank this Week: 1875

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

http://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    Acquittal in Fayette County Parole Violation Case

    Acquittal in Fayette County Parole Violation Case
    The criminal justice system in Pennsylvania and across the country does not typically treat parole or probation violations lightly. Law enforcement officers, prosecutors, judges and even the population at large may predetermine your guilt if…
  • Jun 16

    Violence in the City of Pittsburgh

    Violence in the City of Pittsburgh
    Until very recently, violent crime rates in America had been steadily falling since their peak in the early 1990s. When the FBI released its Uniform Crime Report in early 2017, it revealed an increase in violent crime in many of the…
  • May 31

    Drug Test Contamination Can Lead to Dismissal of Case

    Drug Test Contamination Can Lead to Dismissal of Case
    According to the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), officers are trained to identify the presence of drugs in a person’s system. They also receive education that allows them to identify the type of drug being used. As a result, police…
Rank this Week: 2663

This Week's Florida Appeals Court…

This Week's Florida Appeals Court Decisions

Provides a summary of selected civil and criminal cases. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/florida-appeals-court-decisions/
Rank this Week: 2003

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Zalkind Law’s Emma Quinn-Judge Honored as one of the 2017 Top Women of Law

    Zalkind Law’s Emma Quinn-Judge Honored as one of the 2017 Top Women of Law
    We are proud to announce that partner Emma Quinn-Judge is being honored as one of the 2017 Top Women of the Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.  The annual award recognizes women lawyers for outstanding accomplishments in the legal…
  • Jun 30

    Massachusetts Legislature Passes Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

    Massachusetts Legislature Passes Pregnant Workers Fairness Act
    Yesterday the Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 2093, the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). Last month the House unanimously passed a similar bill, H. 3680. The PWFA is headed to Governor Charlie Baker, who has indicated…
  • May 26

    Massachusetts Needs a Working Educational Discrimination Law

    Massachusetts Needs a Working Educational Discrimination Law
    Massachusetts is often lauded as one of the most progressive states in the country, and our state civil rights laws routinely provide broader protections than their federal counterparts. So it may come as a surprise that Massachusetts does…
Rank this Week: 2519

Brisk Legal Group

Brisk Legal Group

Covers criminal law and professional discipline.

http://www.brill-legal.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    MLB plans to investigate domestic violence charges against Addison Russell

    MLB plans to investigate domestic violence charges against Addison Russell
    According to a report by the Chicago Sun-Times, the wife of the Chicago Cubs shortstop, Addison Russell, has leveled accusations of infidelity against him. Meanwhile, her friend alleged in a post on Instagram, which has since been deleted,…
  • Jul 14

    Employee of NYC mayor faces child pornography charge

    Employee of NYC mayor faces child pornography charge
    A Democratic activist and staffer for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration was arrested after police found thousands of child pornography photos and videos on his computer. Jacob Schwartz, 29, was charged with possessing…
  • Jul 7

    New York man indicted for defrauding businesses of $1.2 million

    New York man indicted for defrauding businesses of $1.2 million
    A man from Salamanca, New York, pleaded not guilty to multiple fraud and money laundering charges. He allegedly ran fraudulent debt restructuring businesses out of two offices in the state targeting small business owners. Victims were scammed…
Rank this Week: 1630

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jul 21

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Ohio Murderers Seek Execution Stay:  Three condemned Ohio murderers are asking U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan to stay their executions on Eighth Amendment grounds.  The Associated Press reports that after losing a ruling by…
  • Jul 21

    Physician-Assisted Suicide

    Physician-Assisted Suicide
    Netherlands MP Kees van der Staaij has this critical op-ed in the WSJ on that country's assisted suicide law.CJLF has not taken a position on this issue....
  • Jul 20

    Reconsideration Denied in Sanctuary Cities Case

    Reconsideration Denied in Sanctuary Cities Case
    Two months ago, I noted that Attorney General Sessions had formally clarified the scope of the defunding provision of President Trump's Executive Order 13768 on so-called sanctuary cities and federal grants. See also this post from April on…
Rank this Week: 99

Law Blog

Law Blog

By Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C.

http://www.theharrisburglawyers.com/law-blog/
  • Jul 21

    Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. in the new

    Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. in the new
    Joseph Caraciolo, Esquire of Foreman & Caraciolo, P.C. was featured in a video and article by Erika Shych of CBS 21 News on July 20, 2017. The focus of the media coverage was related to the recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court holding…
  • Jul 20

    Registered Sex Offenders May Shorten Registration Period According to PA Supreme Court.

    Registered Sex Offenders May Shorten Registration Period According to PA Supreme Court.
    SORNA determined to be an unconstitutional violation of ex post facto laws when applied to former Megan’s Law offenders In a decision issued by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on July 19, 2017, the Supreme Court held that imposing the…
  • May 23

    What Happens After I Have Been Charged With A Crime

    What Happens After I Have Been Charged With A Crime
    Stages of a criminal case What happens after I have been arrested? Depending on the circumstances of the case, as well as the severity of the crime, you will either be taken into custody or advised of your charges and released.  If you…
Rank this Week: 3814

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jul 21

    Zealous Advocacy or Abuse of Process?

    Zealous Advocacy or Abuse of Process?
    This week two Vancouver lawyers were excoriated by a Supreme Court Justice because of the tactics they employed in a case involving the proposed adoption of a young Metis child, referred to as SS. (A.S. v. British Columbia (Director Of Child,…
  • Jul 14

    Couple Convicted of Satanic Child Abuse Freed From Prison and Declared Innocent

    Couple Convicted of Satanic Child Abuse Freed From Prison and Declared Innocent
    You may recall the hysteria in the 80’s and early 90’s when an organized network of daycares were alleged to be involved in satanic ritual child abuse of youngsters in their care, the most infamous being the McMartin preschool…
  • May 28

    5 of the Dirtiest Divorce Trick

    5 of the Dirtiest Divorce Trick
    Some divorcing spouses treat each other deplorably. In these sad cases, it is actually hard to believe they were once in love. Candor and kindness are replaced by artifice and cruelty. Divorce lawyers are well aware of the grab bag of dirty…
Rank this Week: 480

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 21

    Can I Possess a Gun in Massachusetts After an OUI Conviction?

    Can I Possess a Gun in Massachusetts After an OUI Conviction?
    The answer to this question is that of the answer to most legal questions, it depends. An OUI can be a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on multiple factors. Was this your first OUI or your fourth?  Was anyone injured? Were there any…
  • Jul 20

    How Long Does it Take to Get a Criminal Record Expunged in MA?

    How Long Does it Take to Get a Criminal Record Expunged in MA?
    Sealing is the process of sealing a criminal record. For example, let’s say you got an OUI five years ago. That offense may come back to bite you when you apply for a job, school or housing. If, however, you have the OUI conviction or…
  • Jul 18

    What is the Difference Between a Bench Warrant and an Arrest Warrant?

    What is the Difference Between a Bench Warrant and an Arrest Warrant?
    Before we get into the differences between a bench warrant and an arrest warrant, it’s important to state a crucial similarity between the two – they should never be ignored. Knowing that the police are searching for you can be…
Rank this Week: 279

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC Blog

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

http://www.rosenthalwadas.com/blog/
  • Jul 21

    What is a Motion to Revoke?

    What is a Motion to Revoke?
    If you were convicted of a crime in Texas or pled guilty to charges against you, it’s possible that a judge will grant you “community supervision.” This term is synonymous with the legal status commonly known as being on…
  • Jun 27

    Don’t let July 4th Fireworks Cloud Your Judgement

    Don’t let July 4th Fireworks Cloud Your Judgement
    We are all proud to be Americans and want to celebrate the July 4th holiday. But as you celebrate, be aware that the police will be watching you as leave the firework show. If your Independence Day plans include alcohol,…Read more…
  • Jun 20

    What Is an Administrative License Revocation (ALR) Hearing?

    What Is an Administrative License Revocation (ALR) Hearing?
    It is something that happens in Collin County every day: A police officer pulls you over on suspicion of a DWI. The officer asks you to take a breath or blood test to confirm her suspicion. You refuse and are…Read more ›
Rank this Week: 889

Crime in the Suites

Crime in the Suites

Covers white collar defense issues, including civil forfeiture, federal crimes, federal sentencing and internet law. By the Ifrah Law Firm.

http://crimeinthesuites.com/
  • Jul 21

    Why Banning Criminals from the Web Doesn’t Work

    Why Banning Criminals from the Web Doesn’t Work
    A few weeks ago, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling in Packingham v. North Carolina, 137 S. Ct. 1730 (U.S. 2017) invalidating a state law outlawing registered sex offenders from accessing websites which could facilitate…
  • Jul 19

    You Can’t Run From Justice

    You Can’t Run From Justice
    Just last week, a Kentucky lawyer by the name of Eric Conn was sentenced to twelve years in prison by a federal judge for bribery and theft of government money.  Though similar sentences are doled out around the country on a daily basis,…
  • Jul 13

    The Lowdown on Takedown

    The Lowdown on Takedown
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions and a battery of other federal law enforcement officials today announced the “largest health care fraud takedown” in U.S. history, with 412 charged defendants, including 56 doctors, accused of…
Rank this Week: 4705

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Grand Theft, “Unlawful Use of a Computer System” and the Eighth Amendment

    Grand Theft, “Unlawful Use of a Computer System” and the Eighth Amendment
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Supreme Court of South Dakota: State v. Krause, 894 N.W.2d 382 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[t]win brothers Ryan Alan Krause and Brian Michael Krause appeal the circuit…
  • Jul 19

    “Engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise,” the Laptop and Forfeiture

    “Engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise,” the Laptop and Forfeiture
    “Engaging in a Child Exploitation Enterprise,” the Laptop and ForfeitureThis post examines a recent opinion from the U.S. District Court for the Western Division of North Carolina: U.S. v. Chase, 2017 WL 1966747 (2017). The U.S.…
  • Jul 17

    The 2200 Emails, the Injunction and Cyberstalking

    The 2200 Emails, the Injunction and Cyberstalking
    This post examines a recent decision the District Court of Appeal of Florida – Second District issued in a civil case: Scott v. Blum, 191 So.3d 502 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatRandy Scott challenges the order…
Rank this Week: 268

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Jul 21

    DOJ Takes Down AlphaBay, the World’s Largest Dark Web Marketplace

    DOJ Takes Down AlphaBay, the World’s Largest Dark Web Marketplace
    The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the seizure of AlphaBay, the largest criminal marketplace on the Internet, which was used to sell stolen financial information, identification documents and other personal data, computer hacking…
  • Jul 11

    CFPB Issues Game-Changing Rule On Arbitration Clause

    CFPB Issues Game-Changing Rule On Arbitration Clause
    On Monday, July 10, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a game-changing final rule regarding the use of arbitration clauses in consumer contracts.  The Rule is effective 60 days following its publication in the…
  • Jul 6

    Treasury Department Recommends Broad Reforms to CFPB

    Treasury Department Recommends Broad Reforms to CFPB
    The Department of the Treasury recently cited the CFPB’s “unaccountable structure and unduly broad regulatory powers,” in suggesting reforms to address the CFPB’s “regulatory abuses and excesses.” The…
Rank this Week: 2008

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/
  • Jul 21

    NTSB Offers Technological Suggestions for Reducing Drunk Driving Fatalitie

    NTSB Offers Technological Suggestions for Reducing Drunk Driving Fatalitie
    National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has recently released additional guidelines supporting its efforts to end drunk driving in the United States. Among these guidelines include the ongoing development of in-vehicle…
  • Jul 13

    Combating Distracted Driving with a Textalyzer?

    Combating Distracted Driving with a Textalyzer?
    Distracted driving—particularly texting while driving—is a growing problem that results in numerous automobile accidents—and fatalities—each year. This type of driving is as dangerous as drunk driving. To address this…
  • Jul 7

    Kombucha Tea and False Positives in DUI/DWI Breath Testing

    Kombucha Tea and False Positives in DUI/DWI Breath Testing
    Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd is currently on probation and house arrest for a DWI in Arizona from when he was a member of the Cardinals. Among the conditions of his probation is to submit to and pass breath alcohol tests…
Rank this Week: 2524

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jul 21

    Private No More: Exposing the Praxis of Comparative Law for What It I

    Private No More: Exposing the Praxis of Comparative Law for What It I
    Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Jr., Privacy Revisited: A Global Perspective on the Right to Be Left Alone (2016). Russell Miller I liked Privacy Revisited, not the least because Ronald Krotoszynski’s book – both explicitly and implicitly…
  • Jul 20

    Courtesy Without Copyright

    Courtesy Without Copyright
    Robert Spoo, Courtesy Paratexts: Informal Publishing Norms and the Copyright Vacuum in Nineteenth-Century America, 69 Stan. L. Rev. 637 (2017). David Fagundes It is now a familiar point that positive law accounts for only part of the systems…
  • Jul 19

    Disruptive Platform

    Disruptive Platform
    Orly Lobel, The Law of the Platform, 101 Minn. L. Rev. 87 (2016), available at SSRN. Margot Kaminski Until recently, the law of the online platform involved intermediary liability for online content and safe harbors like CDA §230 or DMCA…
Rank this Week: 216

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

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

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Jul 21

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    The criminal tribulations of O.J. Simpson once again captured the nation’s attention this week.  Simpson was granted parole yesterday after serving nearly nine years in prison in Nevada following his conviction on robbery and…
  • Jul 20

    The Interstate Corrections Compact

    The Interstate Corrections Compact
    Can a person convicted and sentenced to prison in North Carolina serve the time in another state? Can a person convicted elsewhere serve his or her sentence here? Yes to both. North Carolina participates in the Interstate Corrections Compact.…
  • Jul 19

    State v. Younts: Rule 702 Does Not Require Proof that HGN Testing is Reliable

    State v. Younts: Rule 702 Does Not Require Proof that HGN Testing is Reliable
    Folks, we have an answer. The court of appeals held yesterday in State v. Younts, ___ N.C. App. ___ (2017), that a law enforcement officer trained to administer a Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) test may properly testify about the results of…
Rank this Week: 543

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: 115

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Jul 21

    Was wird aus dem Konfrontationsrecht?

    Was wird aus dem Konfrontationsrecht?
    Die Justizminister der Länder wollen prüfen, ob Videovernehmungen zur Vermeidung von Mehrfachvernehmungen bei möglichen Opfern von Sexualdelikten auch auf heranwachsende sowie erwachsene Personen ausgeweitet werden können.…
  • Apr 17

    Schlaflos in München

    Schlaflos in München
    Viele Strafverteidiger werben für ihre Dienstleistung mit Google AdWords – und auch das Schlagwort „Klickbetrug“ dürfte den Kollegen ein Begriff sein. Klickbetrug (eng. „Click Fraud“) meint das gezielte…
  • Apr 7

    Die badische Aktenheftung

    Die badische Aktenheftung
    Ein kleines badisches Dorf, etwa einzugrenzen auf den Oberlandesgerichtsbezirk Karlsruhe,1 hält es tatsächlich immer noch für sinnvoll, seine Strafakten auf eine Aktenschnur einzufädeln. Dieses Prozedere wird als Badische…
Rank this Week: 2240

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/
  • Jul 20

    TX DPS ends freebie crime-lab services for law enforcement

    TX DPS ends freebie crime-lab services for law enforcement
    Local governments complain near incessantly in Texas of "unfunded mandates" imposed on them by state government, but almost never acknowledge the unfunded mandates that operate in the other direction. For example, as Grits wrote in…
  • Jul 20

    What is the upshot of TDCJ heat litigation injunction?

    What is the upshot of TDCJ heat litigation injunction?
    Hard to know the full implications, yet, but the issuance of injunctive relief by a federal district judge in favor of inmates complaining of un-air-conditioned housing in TDCJ's Wallace Pack Unit surely changes the terms of debate…
  • Jul 19

    Don't eliminate field tests without tracking outcomes from officer discretion

    Don't eliminate field tests without tracking outcomes from officer discretion
    Cheap and unreliable field tests for drugs have caused hundreds of false convictions in Houston and elsewhere. But it's unclear if eliminating the tests will result in better outcomes. Officer discretion will likely be even more problematic…
Rank this Week: 43

What's New

What's New

Covers criminal law. By the Law Office of Zachary Margulis-Ohnuma.

https://www.zmolaw.com/news/
  • Jul 20

    Feds & Dutch Authorities Shut Dark Web Drug Market

    Feds & Dutch Authorities Shut Dark Web Drug Market
    Two huge illicit markets operating on the Dark Web, AlphaBay and Hansa, were shut down today after being infiltrated by the government for the past several weeks. The sites had claimed up to 200,000 users, 40,000 vendors and 350,000…
  • Jun 19

    Second Circuit Revisits Application of Fourth Amendment to Stored Digital Information

    Second Circuit Revisits Application of Fourth Amendment to Stored Digital Information
    The conviction of Ross Ulbricht, the mastermind behind the Silk Road marketplace on the Dark Web, has given the Second Circuit a chance to explore how to apply the Fourth Amendment to the search and seizure of stored digital…
  • May 18

    Child Pornography and “Substantive Reasonableness”

    Child Pornography and “Substantive Reasonableness”
    In a decision that could have a wide-ranging effect on people convicted of child pornography offenses, the Second Circuit last month struck down a 225-month sentence imposed on a man convicted of having illegal material on his laptops and a…
Rank this Week: 1855

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Jul 20

    Page Pate criticizes government response in fentanyl case

    Page Pate criticizes government response in fentanyl case
    Attorney Page Pate, in defense of his client charged with drug trafficking, explains how fentanyl-related criminal cases are not as “open and shut” as the government says they are. The post Page Pate criticizes…
  • Jul 17

    Were Jim Comey and Preet Bharara fired for improper reasons?

    Were Jim Comey and Preet Bharara fired for improper reasons?
    The Daily Show uses a clip from Page Pate’s interview on CNN to highlight a possible improper motive for the firings of former FBI Director James Comey and former U.S.… read more → The post Were Jim Comey and Preet Bharara…
  • Jul 15

    Donald Trump Jr. Meets with Russian Lawyer

    Donald Trump Jr. Meets with Russian Lawyer
    Attorney Page Pate discusses the potential legal issues that may arise out of the meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer during the 2016 Presidential campaign.   The post Donald Trump Jr. Meets with Russian Lawyer appeared…
Rank this Week: 747

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

http://fairandunbalancedblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 20

    When John McCain Was A Maverick

    When John McCain Was A Maverick
    The political tactics of division and slander are not our values. They are corrupting influences on religion and politics, and those who practice them in the name of religion or in the name of the Republican Party or in the name of America…
  • Jul 13

    We Saw Monsters, She Saw Human

    We Saw Monsters, She Saw Human
    Scharlette Holdman, a true hero in the death penalty community and a friend and mentor to me, died yesterday.  Scharlette came to California in the early 1990s, where she taught me and so many other lawyers, investigators and…
  • Jun 27

    Trumpcare: Everything That Is Despicable About The GOP In One Bill

    Trumpcare: Everything That Is Despicable About The GOP In One Bill
    This is the final, febrile end-stage of the prion disease that has afflicted the Republican Party since Ronald Reagan first fed it the monkeybrains in 1981. -- Charles PierceThe Senate's health care bill, cobbled together in secrecy by a few…
Rank this Week: 363