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Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

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

    Be careful what you Tweet for...

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

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

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

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

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?
    Salvador Cisneros came to the United States to realize the American dream, and part of his dream might have ranged from fondling breasts in public to joining the mile high club. Having been discovered in the United States without permission…
Rank this Week: 2256

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Mar 16

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

    CPLR 5015(a)(3) and (4)
    The defendants, his brother, and his father were the principal shareholders of the corporate defendant. For several years prior to 1974 the corporation owned a restaurant in Staten Island, together with the real property upon which it was…
  • Feb 25

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont
    The jury's failure to award damages for past pain and suffering that adequately compensates plaintiff for the pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life she experienced from the date of the accident to the date when the jury rendered…
  • Feb 22

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont

    CPLR §2221 and 4404(a) ...cont
    The Board also recognized the potential danger to teachers and employees such as plaintiff by limiting class sizes to no more than twelve (12) students who exhibited adverse social tendencies such as engaging in physical assaults. The…
Rank this Week: 630

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 9

    First Offense DUI in Oakland County

    First Offense DUI in Oakland County
    If you have been arrested for a 1st offense OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) charge in any Oakland County city or township, you've probably already heard that things are "tougher" there than in neighboring Macomb or Wayne Counties.…
  • Mar 6

    Ignition Interlock Trouble - What to do RIght Now

    Ignition Interlock Trouble - What to do RIght Now
    An unfortunate part of my caseload, as a Michigan driver's license restoration lawyer, is handling ignition interlock violations. I have written about the various kinds of violations in some detail, but always from the point of view of the…
  • Mar 2

    DUI puts a Non-Criminal in a Criminal Situation

    DUI puts a Non-Criminal in a Criminal Situation
    Sometimes, when I tell someone that I am a DUI lawyer, they'll ask me what it's like to deal with criminals. I will then go on to clarify for the other party that while drinking and driving charges are, in...
Rank this Week: 443

Think Outside the Cage

Think Outside the Cage

Covers criminal law. By the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition.

http://thinkoutsidethecage2.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1264

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Dez Bryant Domestic Violence Video Rumors: Is Dez Bryant Being Extorted?

    Dez Bryant Domestic Violence Video Rumors: Is Dez Bryant Being Extorted?
    Recent rumors have surfaced regarding a potential video of NFL star Dez Bryant engaging in an act of domestic violence. Is the video being withheld from the public due to extortion?
  • Feb 25

    Hit and Run Epidemic Leads LA to Launch New System

    Hit and Run Epidemic Leads LA to Launch New System
    Los Angeles has launched a hit and run alert system that will make public information regarding hit and run suspects in an attempt to make more hit and run-related arrests.
  • Feb 23

    Could Your Smartphone Carry Your Driver’s License?

    Could Your Smartphone Carry Your Driver’s License?
    California could implement a plan to let drivers possess their license on their smartphone. Would you apply for a digital driver's license?
Rank this Week: 431

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 27

    What’s Special about the US “Special Envoy” for LGBT Rights?

    What’s Special about the US “Special Envoy” for LGBT Rights?
    On Monday, February 23, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appointed Randy Berry as the first ever Special Envoy for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Persons worldwide. Amnesty International joined other…
  • Feb 26

    9 Eye-Opening Facts about the State of Human Rights Worldwide

    9 Eye-Opening Facts about the State of Human Rights Worldwide
    In 2014, Amnesty International recorded and investigated human rights abuses in 160 countries and territories worldwide*. While progress is being made in some areas, the frightening facts and figures below show that for many people the human…
  • Feb 20

    Azerbaijan: Brutal Crackdown Against Journalists Continue

    Azerbaijan: Brutal Crackdown Against Journalists Continue
    By Nic Carter, Amnesty International USA Over the last year, Azerbaijan has imprisoned dozens of journalists, human rights advocates, bloggers, lawyers, and academics who have criticized the regime. Ilham Aliev’s repressive…
Rank this Week: 33

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

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

    "A Second Chance: Education's Role in Reversing Mass Incarceration"

    "A Second Chance: Education's Role in Reversing Mass Incarceration"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new Atlantic commentary by Irwin Weathersby. Here is how it starts: The American Journal of Men’s Health published a study this month titled "I Want a Second Chance" that...
  • Feb 27

    AG nominee Loretta Lynch one step closer to confirmation

    AG nominee Loretta Lynch one step closer to confirmation
    As reported in this Politico piece, "Loretta Lynch cleared a key vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday in her bid to become the nation’s next attorney general, picking up support from three Republicans on the panel in…
  • Feb 26

    Encouraging recidivism realities after three-strikes reform in California

    Encouraging recidivism realities after three-strikes reform in California
    This new New York Times article, headlined "California Convicts Are Out of Prison After Third Strike, and Staying Out," reports on some good post-sentencing-reform news from the West Coast. Here are excerpts: Mr. Taylor, 58, is one…
Rank this Week: 91

Michigan DUI Lawyer Blog

Michigan DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan DUI laws and offenses. By Serafini, Michalowski, Derkacz & Associates, P.C.

http://www.michiganduilawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Before you Drink & Drive, read some of these facts......

    Before you Drink & Drive, read some of these facts......
    Recently, a Michigan DUI attorney from SMDA was getting ready for a jury trial on a Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) offense. In preparation for trial, he was trying to find some statistics to share with the jury during his opening…
  • Feb 20

    Choose Your Michigan DUI Attorney Wisely

    Choose Your Michigan DUI Attorney Wisely
    Imagine driving home from meeting a few friends for a drink. You felt OK to get behind the wheel and drive home. You had a few drinks, but you know your limit and you definitely did not cross it this time. You are purposely driving under…
  • Feb 13

    Field Sobriety Tests - Set Up For Failure

    Field Sobriety Tests - Set Up For Failure
    Imagine you are driving home. It is late at night. You had a few beers watching the game at the local bar. You were careful not to exceed "your limit." You feel fine when you pay your tab and leave the bar. You don't recall fumbling for…
Rank this Week: 4639

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Residential Arson Charge for Fire Started in Own Home

    Residential Arson Charge for Fire Started in Own Home
    A Northbrook woman was charged with residential arson for allegedly setting fire to the second floor of the home she shared with her mother. Neither the defendant nor her mother were home when the fire broke out. Defense of Chicago…
  • Feb 25

    Child Endangerment for Death of Chicago Child by Third-Party

    Child Endangerment for Death of Chicago Child by Third-Party
    A Chicago woman was charged with child endangerment following the beating death of her 16-month-old son at the hands of her boyfriend. The mother was charged after evidence showed that she had been aware that the boyfriend was allegedly…
  • Feb 20

    Chicago Woman Charged with Domestic Violence Murder

    Chicago Woman Charged with Domestic Violence Murder
    A Chicago woman was charged with the October domestic violence related murder of her boyfriend. The woman, who stabbed her boyfriend in the chest shortly following what police called a domestic violence altercation, was charged with…
Rank this Week: 3585

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 27

    DPS: Surge will take four years to staff, apprehension rate abysmal on border crossing

    DPS: Surge will take four years to staff, apprehension rate abysmal on border crossing
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has suggested hiring and sending 500 additional state troopers to the border. But, Col. Steve McCraw of the Department of Public Safety told the House Committee on Emerging Law Enforcement Issues yesterday that it would…
  • Feb 27

    Lies, damn lies and drug war statistics: DPS edition

    Lies, damn lies and drug war statistics: DPS edition
    The Austin American Statesman reported (Feb. 26) that the Texas Department of Public Safety inflated prices of seized drugs ten-fold just before issuing a pivotal report on its border "surge" to legislators. Reported  Kiah Collier and…
  • Feb 26

    Receive Grits for Breakfast posts via email

    Receive Grits for Breakfast posts via email
    As happens at the beginning of every Texas legislative session, this blog has enjoyed an uptick in readership in recent weeks. For those of you new to the scene, particularly folks with a professional interest in the topics covered on this…
Rank this Week: 64

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Jacksonville criminal law and criminal defense issues. By The Mussallem Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Feb 27

    A look back finds gambling case “oversold”

    A look back finds gambling case “oversold”
    Prosecutors and law enforcement held a big press conference two years ago, announcing what appeared to be the beginning of a major statewide gambling bust – with dozens arrested and more supposedly to follow.  As it turned out,…
  • Feb 23

    Boy charged as an adult in Jacksonville arson

    Boy charged as an adult in Jacksonville arson
    Prosecutors have changed course and are now charging a 15-year-old boy as an adult in four fires police say were deliberately set in a Jacksonville neighborhood.  Fire officials were investigating the fires to three vacant homes and a…
  • Feb 21

    Prosecutors take death penalty off the table, man pleads guilty to murder charge

    Prosecutors take death penalty off the table, man pleads guilty to murder charge
    A Jacksonville man on trial for murder took a plea deal while the jury was deliberating his plight, in exchange for prosecutors agreeing not to seek the death penalty against him.  Instead, the man will be sentenced to life in prison,…
Rank this Week: 1439

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 27

    The Lottery Terminal, Computer Crime and "Authorization"

    The Lottery Terminal, Computer Crime and "Authorization"
    After Caryn Aline Nascimento was “convicted of one count of aggravated first-degree theft and one count of computer crime”, she appealed.  State v. Nascimento, 2015 WL 465188 (Court of Appeals of Oregon2015).  On appeal,…
  • Feb 25

    The 4th Amendment, the Search Warrant, the Network Investigation Technique

    The 4th Amendment, the Search Warrant, the Network Investigation Technique
    After Gary Reibert was charged with “with the receipt and attempted receipt of child pornography (Count I) in violation of 18 U.S.Code § 2252A(a)(2) and (b)(1) and the accessing of a computer in interstate…
  • Feb 23

    Websense, Jottacloud and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

    Websense, Jottacloud and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
    This post examines an opinion a U.S. District Court Judge recently issued in a civil suit:  RLI Insurance Company v. Elisabeth Banks, 2015 WL 400540 (U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia2015).   The judge…
Rank this Week: 313

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 27

    Wilt on Accountability in Federal Corporate Criminal Prosecution

    Wilt on Accountability in Federal Corporate Criminal Prosecution
    Michael Patrick Wilt (George Mason University School of Law) has posted Who Watches the Watchmen? Accountability in Federal Corporate Criminal Prosecutions (American Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 42, No. 2, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the…
  • Feb 26

    "Supreme Court review of cell-site cases?"

    "Supreme Court review of cell-site cases?"
    Orin Kerr has this post at The Volokh Conspiracy, previewing oral argument from a case earlier this week: [T]he en banc Eleventh Circuit will hear oral argument in United States v. Davis, the case I blogged about here and hereon...
  • Feb 26

    Mailath et al. on When and How Punishment Must Fit the Crime

    Mailath et al. on When and How Punishment Must Fit the Crime
    George J. Mailath , Volker Nocke and Lucy White (University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics , University of Mannheim - Department of Economics and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit) have posted When and How the Punishment Must…
Rank this Week: 76

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    The Right To Go Red

    The Right To Go Red
    The scenario played out like a bad SNL skit, with an unidentified officer telling her fellow St Louis officers to stop punching, kicking and tasing Cortez Bufford for a moment. “Hold up, everybody hold up, we are red right now, so if…
  • Feb 27

    A Lone Voice Favoring Jail And More Jail

    A Lone Voice Favoring Jail And More Jail
    The New York Times Room for Debate must have had a really tough time finding anyone, or at least anyone with some shred of credibility even if only bestowed by some title from some godforsaken advocacy group, to be the loyal opposition. …
  • Feb 26

    Rapist Or Innocent? Pick One, UC

    Rapist Or Innocent? Pick One, UC
    Samantha Harris at FIRE is making administrators at the University of Colorado, Boulder, very sad. Last week, the University of Colorado Boulder (CU) settled a lawsuit brought by a male student who was accused of sexual misconduct. What…
Rank this Week: 42

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/
  • Feb 27

    SCOTUS Rules No Felony for Throwing the Little Ones Overboard

    SCOTUS Rules No Felony for Throwing the Little Ones Overboard
    This week, the United States Supreme Court resolved some fishy matters on which prosecutors sought to base a federal felony conviction. The case, Yates v. United States, arose from a offshore inspection of a commercial fishing vessel in the…
  • Feb 25

    Court Reins In Prosecutorial Overreach in Insider Trading Case

    Court Reins In Prosecutorial Overreach in Insider Trading Case
    In an effort to reinstate powers stripped from them by the Court of Appeals in U.S. v. Newman and Chiasson, prosecutors have sought a rehearing of the landmark Second Circuit decision which severely curtailed the scope of insider trading…
  • Feb 18

    The Government’s [Subpoena] Power is Not Infinite

    The Government’s [Subpoena] Power is Not Infinite
    It’s not every day that a federal court likens an Assistant U.S. Attorney’s argument to that “of a grade schooler seeking to avoid detention.” But, in a recent opinion, Judge Emmet G. Sullivan of the D.C. District…
Rank this Week: 2249

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/
  • Feb 27

    Cómo sacar la basura

    Cómo sacar la basura
    El señor Renato Cisneros publicó la siguiente nota en el Diario La República. Cómo me pareció interesante la compartí en fb y generó el debate que ahora comparto con…
  • Jan 21

    DEROGUEMOS EL SISTEMA PRIVADO DE PENSIONES - 2015/1

    DEROGUEMOS EL SISTEMA PRIVADO DE PENSIONES - 2015/1
    DEROGUEMOS EL SISTEMA PRIVADO DE PENSIONES – 2015/1 Finalmente la ONP depositó en la AFP Prima el importe al que asciende mi BdR S/. 39,780.00 que sumados a la CIC (saldo al 16 de enero de 2015 y NO el que existía al…
  • Nov 6

    Deroguemos el Sistema Privado de Pensione

    Deroguemos el Sistema Privado de Pensione
    Compartiré con ustedes dos cuadros de simulación de pensiones elaborado por la AFP "profuturo", igualmente un artículo aparecido el día de hoy en el Diario Gestión y luego les daré mi…
Rank this Week: 1236

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Feb 27

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

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

    Family Lies: Fraud in Family Busine

    Family Lies: Fraud in Family Busine
    Trust is inherent in any good business. We continuously place trust in our employees and in those with whom we do business. But that trust which is so necessary to the operation of a business is also the impetus for thieves to profit. It is…
  • Feb 18

    Making the Most of an Expert Witne

    Making the Most of an Expert Witne
    More than ever, competent and dynamic expert witnesses are critical to winning legal cases. Even if a case doesn’t go to trial, a credible expert can be the key to settling the case for your client. I believe that an expert witness has…
Rank this Week: 34

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 3215

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/
  • Feb 27

    Making Cost Sharing Fairer and More Effective

    Making Cost Sharing Fairer and More Effective
    Christopher T. Robertson, Scaling Cost-Sharing to Wages: How Employers Can Reduce Health Spending and Provide Greater Economic Security, 14 Yale J. Health Pol’y L. & Ethics 239 (2014), available at SSRN.David OrentlicherWhile many…
  • Feb 25

    Judicial Competition for Case Filings in Civil Litigation

    Judicial Competition for Case Filings in Civil Litigation
    Daniel Klerman & Greg Reilly, Forum Selling, USC Center for Law and Social Science Research Papers Series No. CLASS14-35, available at SSRN.Allan ErbsenScholars have extensively explored how outcomes in civil litigation can hinge on an…
  • Feb 24

    Getting Theoretical About Judge Posner’s Legal Pragmatism (Thanks to John Dewey) and the Implications for Constitutional Interpretation

    Getting Theoretical About Judge Posner’s Legal Pragmatism (Thanks to John Dewey) and the Implications for Constitutional Interpretation
    Michael Sullivan & Daniel J. Solove, Radical Pragmatism, in The Cambridge Companion to Pragmatism 324 (Alan Malachowski ed., 2013), available at SSRN.Mark KendeConstitutional interpretation debates generally do not focus on legal…
Rank this Week: 449

Norm Pattis Blog

Norm Pattis Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.pattisblog.com/
  • Feb 27

    Defense Lawyers as "Law Enforcement" Officer

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

    The Fallacy of Accountability

    The Fallacy of Accountability
    Now that we've abolished the death penalty in Connecticut, at least insofar as future cases are concerned, the fate of those currently on death row being much at issue, there is really no cause for jurors ever lawfully to consider the…
  • Feb 22

    Quick Reviews: All The Light We Cannot See

    Quick Reviews: All The Light We Cannot See
    I'm inaugurating a new feature on this blog: quick reviews.  If you're like me, there just isn't enough time to read. I'll post reviews here of things I've enjoyed. Perhaps it will help you to identify what to read next. I'd appreciate…
Rank this Week: 1907

Las Vegas Criminal Defense…

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

By Ross Goodman.

http://www.rossgoodmancriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Feb 26

    Jurisdictional Requirements for Domestic Violence Victims in Las Vega

    Jurisdictional Requirements for Domestic Violence Victims in Las Vega
    Goodman Law Group, P.C.520 S 4th St,Las Vegas, NV 89101Phone: (702) 383 – 5088Fax: (702) 385 – 5088Domestic violence cases are easy to file in Las Vegas, but they are not automatically accepted by the court. The plaintiff should…
  • Feb 26

    Power and Control in Domestic Violence

    Power and Control in Domestic Violence
    Goodman Law Group, P.C.          520 S 4th St,        Las Vegas, NV 89101       Phone: (702) 383 –…
  • Feb 19

    The Criminal Court Process in Las Vegas Nevada

    The Criminal Court Process in Las Vegas Nevada
    A criminal case like domestic violence takes a long process in Nevada. That is why you need to hire an experienced and excellent Las Vegas Domestic Violence lawyer who can guide you in this drawn-out process. Here are the phases that explain…
Rank this Week: 3372

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Richard B. Huttner Blog

Provides information on Denver criminal defense.

http://www.criminallawyerdenver.com/denver-criminal-defense-blog/
  • Feb 26

    Five Possible Ways to Get DUI Charges Dismissed

    Five Possible Ways to Get DUI Charges Dismissed
    Serious legal issues can arise at every stage of police contact with you when you are pulled over. There are serious consequences of being charged with a motor vehicle crime, such as a DUI. Some punishments may include revocation of your…
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  • Jul 15

    Internet Luring: Attempted Sex Assault on a child over the internet

    Internet Luring: Attempted Sex Assault on a child over the internet
    In Colorado, when you set up a meeting with an underage child, these cases are charged as Internet Luring and Attempted Sex Assault on a Child.   The potential penalty in Colorado is an indeterminate life sentence in the Department of…
Rank this Week: 1859

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Reisig & Associates, LLC Blog

Covers current events that affect New Jersey criminal defense.

http://www.nj-defense-lawyer.com/lawblog/
  • Feb 26

    What Defenses Are Available Against Sexual Assault (2C:14-2(b) And 2C:14-s(c)) Charges In New Jersey?

    What Defenses Are Available Against Sexual Assault (2C:14-2(b) And 2C:14-s(c)) Charges In New Jersey?
    New Jersey’s Sexual Assault statutes (2C:14-2(b) and 2C:14-2(c)) effectively criminalize three different forms of sexual conduct. First, they specifically criminalize the act of rape, involving sexual penetration through the use of…
  • Feb 26

    What Is Sexual Assault (2C:14-2(b) And 2C:14-2(c)) In New Jersey

    What Is Sexual Assault (2C:14-2(b) And 2C:14-2(c)) In New Jersey
    Sexual Assault (2C:14-2(b) and 2C:14-2(c)) is a Second Degree Crime in New Jersey, and those accused of it are alleged to have met one or more of the following conditions: ● Sexual contact with a victim who is less than 13 years of age,…
  • Feb 26

    What Are The Penalties For Sexual Assault (2C:14-2(b) And 2C:14-2(c)) In New Jersey?

    What Are The Penalties For Sexual Assault (2C:14-2(b) And 2C:14-2(c)) In New Jersey?
    Sexual Assault (2C:14-2(b) and 2C:14-2(c)) is a serious offense in New Jersey, graded as a Second Degree Crime, comparable to a significant felony in other states. Penalties for conviction include prison sentences of five to ten years, of…
Rank this Week: 2840

Nenye Uche Blog

Nenye Uche Blog

Covers Illinois criminal and DUI laws.

http://criminaldefenseattorneyinchicago.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2713

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

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

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

    Iowa Bill Would Prohibit Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy for Minor

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

    FAA Releases Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Drone Regulation

    FAA Releases Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Drone Regulation
    So reports the Washington Post:Thousands of businesses could receive clearance to fly drones two years from now under proposed rules that the Federal Aviation Administrationunveiled Sunday, a landmark step that will make automated flight more…
  • Feb 11

    Is it Constitutional to Prosecute Those Who Mail Cow Manure?

    Is it Constitutional to Prosecute Those Who Mail Cow Manure?
    My attempt at answering this age-old legal question is prompted by this story about a pair of feuding Iowa couples. Here is the report:A southeast Iowa couple who were sent cow manure in the mail have sued the woman who acknowledges that she…
Rank this Week: 3461

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3871

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Feb 26

    2015.41: Citron and Richards on Revenge Porn

    2015.41: Citron and Richards on Revenge Porn
    There are two types of advocates of revenge-porn criminalization: there are those who actually propose and try to defend unconstitutional statutes, and those who dispense with First Amendment objections with a wave of a hand, but don’t…
  • Feb 12

    2015.40: Thinking is Not What You Think

    2015.40: Thinking is Not What You Think
    Do I have free will? If you believe that I do, on what evidence do you believe that? The only evidence that you might have is your perception that you have free will—anything outside of that can be easily faked. … Continue…
  • Feb 12

    2015.39: Texas House Member Chris Turner is an Ignorant Buffoon

    2015.39: Texas House Member Chris Turner is an Ignorant Buffoon
    Texas Penal Code Section 36.06: OBSTRUCTION OR RETALIATION. (a) A person commits an offense if he intentionally or knowingly harms or threatens to harm another by an unlawful act: (1) in retaliation for or on account of the service or…
Rank this Week: 271

Utah DUI Attorney

Utah DUI Attorney

Covers Utah DUI laws and defense of Utah DUI charges. By Glen W. Neely.

http://www.utahduilawblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Using Prior Convictions to Enhance a Utah DUI–State v. EILEEN JIMENEZ-WISS,

    Using Prior Convictions to Enhance a Utah DUI–State v. EILEEN JIMENEZ-WISS,
    The Utah Court of Appeal issued the decision in State v. Jimenez-Wiss.  Defendant was charged with Felony DUI based on prior convictions.  One of the convictions involved a case where Defendant was not represented by an attorney and…
  • Feb 22

    New Utah DUI Ruling on Preclusion–State v. BOBBIE JO NADINE RIRIE

    New Utah DUI Ruling on Preclusion–State v. BOBBIE JO NADINE RIRIE
    The Supreme Court issued a new decision this week in the case of State v. Bobbie Jo Nadine Ririe.  Essentially, Defendant was charged with traffic charges in a Justice Court.  Before the DUI was filed, Defendant went in and paid the…
  • Feb 10

    Utah DUI 2015 New Potential Law

    Utah DUI 2015 New Potential Law
    The legislature is back in session for the 2015 session.  SB150 is seeking to tweet the DUI Laws in the State of Utah.  The lawmakers are trying to do four things: The bill will prevent a second time offense from being plead down to…
Rank this Week: 3990

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

South Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.southfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Withdrawal of Guilty Pleas in Florida

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

    Vanilla Ice Arrested for Home Burglary in Florida

    Vanilla Ice Arrested for Home Burglary in Florida
    Burglary is a serious crime. Learn about what burglary is, how it is punished in the criminal justice system, and what defenses are available from William Wallshein.
  • Feb 20

    Ignition Interlock Device

    Ignition Interlock Device
    Being convicted of driving under the influence can have serious consequences. Learn about Florida's requirements for ignition interlock devices from William Wallshein.
Rank this Week: 3409

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal, family and Injury law. By Blair & Kim, PLLC.

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Field Sobriety Tests in Washington: What is HGN?

    Field Sobriety Tests in Washington: What is HGN?
    Horizontal Nystagmus is one of three common field sobriety tests currently administered by law enforcement officers across Washington State. Nystagmus is an involuntary rapid movement of the eyeball, which may he horizontal, vertical, or…
  • Feb 24

    Case Summary: State of Washington v. Michael Baity and Edward Arnestad

    Case Summary: State of Washington v. Michael Baity and Edward Arnestad
    In State v. Baity, the Washington Supreme Court found the basis for HGN testing, that intoxicated people will exhibit nystagmus, to be generally accepted under Frye. Baity also addressed the admissibility of the 12-step DRE examination, of…
  • Feb 24

    Temporary Child Support

    Temporary Child Support
    If children are involved in a family law case, there is sometimes a need for temporary child support.  Fortunately, Washington State has a procedure for obtaining temporary child support. Temporary child support is child support that the…
Rank this Week: 3408

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Foolish Crimes Serve as Warning

    Foolish Crimes Serve as Warning
    As our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers know, a couple of ostensibly incomprehensible crimes committed recently in South Florida serve as reminders that the actions we take have consequences. These offenses, which we…
  • Feb 25

    Las Vegas "Road Rage" Killing Actually Self Defense?

    Las Vegas "Road Rage" Killing Actually Self Defense?
    People all across the country have been shocked by a seemingly senseless fatal shooting in Las Vegas, NV, one which apparently stemmed from an earlier road rage incident. As our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers know, no…
  • Feb 19

    Ice Ice Baby: '90s Rapper Arrested for Burlgarly in Palm Beach

    Ice Ice Baby: '90s Rapper Arrested for Burlgarly in Palm Beach
    The former rapper known as Vanilla Ice, whose real name is Robert Van Winkle, was arrested in Lantana on Wednesday on suspicion on burglary and grand theft. According to the Lantana Police Department, burglary and grand theft charges are most…
Rank this Week: 2012

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Merkle | Trublood | Adam Blog

Covers Florida family and criminal law.

http://jacksonvillecriminalandfamilylawyers.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Reasonable expectation of privacy? Recording public conversations in Florida

    Reasonable expectation of privacy? Recording public conversations in Florida
    Criminal Defense Attorneys in Jacksonville, FL Florida Statute 934.03 makes it is a misdemeanor to record someone without their consent unless the conversation occurs in-person in a situation where there is no reasonable expectation of…
  • Feb 15

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana
     NFL Player Arrested in for Possession of Marijuana near Jacksonville Starke, Florida is notorious for its speeding traps. Jacksonville and other Florida residents know that it is an area where you slow down and focus carefully on…
  • Feb 15

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana

    Multiple Felony Charges for NFL Player Arrested For Possession of Marijuana
     NFL Player Arrested in for Possession of Marijuana near Jacksonville Starke, Florida is notorious for its speeding traps. Jacksonville and other Florida residents know that it is an area where you slow down and focus carefully on…
Rank this Week: 3439

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

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

    JUDGE MARY BARZEE NOMINATED TO FEDERAL COURT

    JUDGE MARY BARZEE NOMINATED TO FEDERAL COURT
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:BREAKING NEWS ..............JUDGE MARY BARZEE FLORES HAS BEEN NOMINATED TO THE FEDERAL BENCHNumerous news agencies are reporting that President Barack Obama has nominated Barzee Flores to an open seat in the Southern…
  • Feb 25

    F'ING SORRY

    F'ING SORRY
    When we last left the Honorable Jacqueline Schwartz (Motto" Last names matter")  she had told the supporter of her opponent "F*&K YOU" literally and after winning he election, "F%#K YOU" figuratively to Miami's Latin Community.…
  • Feb 23

    ASTOUNDING COURT NEWS

    ASTOUNDING COURT NEWS
    There was a Florida Supreme Court workshop on Courts today in Miami. Judge Soto was there. So were a host of other judges. The public participated, mostly asking questions about how and why they got screwed in their particular case, which of…
Rank this Week: 60

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Do Crazy People "Get Away With Murder"?

    Do Crazy People "Get Away With Murder"?
    by Craig Platt We all know the way it works. Some nut job goes out and whacks some innocent person for no apparent reason. Sure enough. Out come the legal guns to blast out defenses like Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity or Diminished…
  • Feb 18

    DUI Field Sobriety Tests - Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Testing (The "Eye Test") and its Limitation

    DUI Field Sobriety Tests - Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Testing (The "Eye Test") and its Limitation
    by Brent Thompson There are three standardized tests all officers in Washington are trained to administer during DUI Detection. When I was in my early twenties, my best friend drove me to a New Year's Eve party. He was the designated driver…
  • Feb 10

    Evolution of Search and Seizure Law Re: Blood Draws in the DUI Context (Part 3)

    Evolution of Search and Seizure Law Re: Blood Draws in the DUI Context (Part 3)
    By Brent Thompson In Part 2 we discussed the constitutional problem concerning admission one's refusal to submit to a breath or blood test as substantive evidence of guilt. Unfortunately, it seems there is a lack of uniformity among trial…
Rank this Week: 2323

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    Would We Be Safer if Fewer Were Jailed?

    Would We Be Safer if Fewer Were Jailed?
    The NYT Room for Debate page has a collection of six short articles under the heading above.  The subhead is, "Can the use of jails be reformed to reduce the number of inmates without increasing society's risks?"  The question…
  • Feb 26

    California v. National Crime Rate

    California v. National Crime Rate
    Here is an update on California versus overall United States crime rates.  The table below shows the rates per 100,000 population for the FBI's violent crime index and property crime index for 2011, nine months of which predates the…
  • Feb 26

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Update: GA Execution Delayed By Weather: The Georgia woman who was scheduled to be executed yesterday for the murder of her husband will spend a few more days on death row after inclement weather delayed her execution.  David Beasley…
Rank this Week: 248

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

Covers DWI, civil rights, family law, workers compensation, and criminal justice.

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • Feb 26

    Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI

    Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI
    No Alcohol? How Can an Officer Show Impairment by Drugs […] Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Drugged Driving: Marijuana DUI appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Feb 25

    Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorney

    Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorney
    James Minick Co-Author’s New DUI Book James Minic […] Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys appeared first on MINICK LAW.
  • Feb 24

    Requesting a DMV Refusal Hearing

    Requesting a DMV Refusal Hearing
    In North Carolina, an officer who is a chemical analyst […] Requesting a DMV Refusal Hearing is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Requesting a DMV Refusal Hearing appeared first on MINICK LAW.
Rank this Week: 3382

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4031

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Your Right to Remain Silent...cont

    Your Right to Remain Silent...cont
    The Court held that the Court of Appeals erred in affirming the exclusion of respondent's initial statement and the gun because of Officer Kraft's failure to read respondent his Miranda rights before attempting to locate the weapon.…
  • Feb 24

    Your Right to Remain Silent

    Your Right to Remain Silent
    Under the law, the Miranda warning, also referred to as Miranda rights or Miranda rule, is a right to silence warning given by police in the United States to criminal suspects in police custody or in a custodial interrogation...
  • Feb 23

    Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree – NY Penal Law 155.30(5)

    Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree – NY Penal Law 155.30(5)
    When a Simple Petit Larceny or Petty Theft Becomes a Felony Grand Larceny in New York: The laws governing larceny will usually contain sentencing options, either a list of possible sentences or a range of years, as well as...
Rank this Week: 1634

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2432

Dayton DUI Information

Dayton DUI Information

Covers DUI for Dayton area residents. By Suhre & Associates, LLC.

http://suhrelawdayton.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    The Interstate Driver’s License Compact

    The Interstate Driver’s License Compact
    Did you know that your driving record in one state is being shared with officials in most other states? The Interstate Driver’s License Compact (IDLC) is an agreement between 45 states and the District of Columbia to share and exchange…
  • Feb 6

    Clark County Sheriff Refuses to Conduct “No Refusal” Checkpoint

    Clark County Sheriff Refuses to Conduct “No Refusal” Checkpoint
    After receiving strong negative feedback, the Clark County Sheriff’s Office has announced that it will not participate in another “no refusal” OVI checkpoint. A “no refusal” checkpoint is a checkpoint at which…
  • Feb 5

    Man Faces Seven Years in Prison After 10th OVI Conviction

    Man Faces Seven Years in Prison After 10th OVI Conviction
    Springfield resident James Burkitt was recently sentenced to seven years in prison for his most recent OVI conviction. The steep sentence was imposed after it was discovered this most recent OVI conviction was his seventh since 1996 and his…
Rank this Week: 1682

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Las Vegas Embezzlement Lawyer

    Las Vegas Embezzlement Lawyer
    Embezzlement A person who is charged with embezzlement may find that their ability to earn a living is impaired. Even worse, they may find themselves facing time in jail. It’s vital to act quickly after being charged with embezzlement…
  • Feb 25

    Casino Marker Attorney in Las Vega

    Casino Marker Attorney in Las Vega
    Casino Markers Millions of tourists come to Las Vegas to gamble. Unfortunately, some people get in over their heads by taking out a casino loan. A loan from a casino is known as a marker, and it’s a crime not to pay back this debt.…
  • Feb 24

    Las Vegas DUI Attorney

    Las Vegas DUI Attorney
    DUI in Las Vegas Las Vegas is a city with a reputation as a place where people can let their hair down. Couple that with the huge number of tourists who visit it, and you have a recipe for plenty of alcohol consumption. While it may look like…
Rank this Week: 2487

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 26

    Jihadi John's Travel to Syria

    Jihadi John's Travel to Syria
    I see many news reports saying Mohammed Emwazi, aka "Jihadi John" went to Syria in 2012. CAGE says it was 2013. In early 2013, Mohammed's father suggested that he should think about changing his name by deed poll, so that perhaps the…
  • Feb 26

    "Jihadi John" Identified

    "Jihadi John" Identified
    The black-clad executioner in ISIS beheading videos has been identified by the media as Mohammed Emwazi. He grew up in London, graduated college, and according to CAGE, which corresponded with him, was harassed by British intelligence and…
  • Feb 25

    Twitter vs. ISIS

    Twitter vs. ISIS
    I really wish Twitter would stop deleting ISIS accounts. In the last three hours, 20 accounts I've been following are gone. This has been going on for weeks. I don't like one-sided news. ISIS accounts are a source of information.…
Rank this Week: 2

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Covers Alabama criminal law and procedure, including DUI,, theft crimes, and violent crimes. By Steven D. Ebersole.

http://www.birminghamcriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Alabama v. Hendrix – Dismissal of Vehicular Manslaughter Charges Affirmed

    Alabama v. Hendrix – Dismissal of Vehicular Manslaughter Charges Affirmed
    The Alabama Court of Appeals recently affirmed the dismissal of a second criminal indictment against a defendant for charges related to a fatal car accident allegedly caused by defendant, who is accused of being drunk, speeding and veering…
  • Feb 22

    Wagner v. Alabama – Probation Revocation Reversed, Remanded

    Wagner v. Alabama – Probation Revocation Reversed, Remanded
    Probation is often imposed on criminal defendants after completion of a jail or prison term, sometimes in lieu of a longer incarceration. Part of the deal is defendants have to maintain a certain criteria (avoid arrest, submit to regular…
  • Feb 20

    Batts v. Alabama – Five-Year Drug Trial Delay Questioned

    Batts v. Alabama – Five-Year Drug Trial Delay Questioned
    The Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution provides that those accused in all criminal prosecutions have the right to a speedy trial. The Speedy Trial Act of 1974 establishes time limits for completion of various stages of federal criminal…
Rank this Week: 4823

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 26

    DUI Charges Dropped After Blood Results Confirm No DUI

    DUI Charges Dropped After Blood Results Confirm No DUI
    There is an interesting case out of Livingston County where a man was arrested and charged with DUI and then the case later dismissed.  According to the article, the man was involved in an accident and asked to take a breathalyzer test…
  • Feb 2

    DUI Arrests In Orange County California

    DUI Arrests In Orange County California
    Recent statistics have shown that there are approximately 13,000 DUI arrests in Orange County alone, out of nearly 200,000 in the State of California. In some years, more than 90 percent of Orange County DUI arrests result in conviction. A…
  • Jan 9

    New Proposed Law Could Make 3rd DUI A Felony

    New Proposed Law Could Make 3rd DUI A Felony
    Could A New Law In Colorado Make 3rd DUI’s In California A Felony? There is a proposed new law being considered in Colorado, which would make a third DUI a felony. Representatives of Weld County are reintroducing a bill that would make…
Rank this Week: 510

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Feb 26

    Prosecutorial Misconduct in the Florida Criminal Justice System

    Prosecutorial Misconduct in the Florida Criminal Justice System
    When will the Florida courts sanction Assistant State Attorneys, as oppose to writing opinions that allow them to scorm out of making improper arguments, during their prosecutions of criminal trials? The prosecutor’s role in Florida is…
  • Feb 18

    Florida Gun Laws explained in Norman v. State

    Florida Gun Laws explained in Norman v. State
    The 4th District Court of Appeals just answered the following issue regarding firearms in Florida: Whether or not Florida’s Constitution allows an individual the right to keep and bear arms; which includes the ability to openly carry a…
  • Feb 17

    Hit and Run Penalties After The Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act

    Hit and Run Penalties After The Aaron Cohen Life Protection Act
    Recently making news in Palm Beach County, FL has been the increase in “hit and run” news stories. Because of the increase in hit and run cases throughout Palm Beach County, FL; the Florida Department of Highway Patrol is pushing…
Rank this Week: 1616