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Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    Easton settles Boobies costs for $385,000

    Easton settles Boobies costs for $385,000
    9-29-2014 Pennsylvania: Easton Area School District has agreed to pay $385,000 to attorneys who successfully challenged the district's policy banning breast cancer awareness bracelets with the slogan "I ♥ Boobies!" The…
  • Sep 29

    Gov Jerry Brown signs 7 bills beefing up California's human trafficking law

    Gov Jerry Brown signs 7 bills beefing up California's human trafficking law
    9-29-2014 California: Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed into law seven new bills intended to thwart human trafficking. The bills were mostly uncontroversial and had bipartisan support; they primarily involved enhancements and upgrades to…
  • Sep 29

    Wisconsin proposal would severely limit where sex offenders can live

    Wisconsin proposal would severely limit where sex offenders can live
    9-29-2014 Wisconsin: Would require incoming sex offenders to live at least 2,500 feet, or about half a mile, from facilities for children ELKHORN, Wis. — An ordinance being considered by the Elkhorn City Council would restrict incoming…
Rank this Week: 44

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/
  • Sep 29

    Mayeux on Lessons from History for the Future of the Right to Counsel

    Mayeux on Lessons from History for the Future of the Right to Counsel
    Sara Mayeux has posted Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Before Powell v. Alabama: Lessons from History for the Future of the Right to Counsel (Iowa Law Review, Vol. 99, p. 2161, 2014) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The doctrinal…
  • Sep 29

    Gilchrist on Trial Bargaining

    Gilchrist on Trial Bargaining
    Gregory M. Gilchrist (University of Toledo College of Law) has posted Trial Bargaining on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Jury trials are rare. Almost all criminal cases are resolved by guilty plea, and almost all guilty pleas are secured by...
  • Sep 29

    "Eric Holder’s Mixed Legacy on White-Collar Crime"

    "Eric Holder’s Mixed Legacy on White-Collar Crime"
    From The New York Times: But the focus on misconduct by companies never resulted in any significant prosecutions of individual executives. The Justice Department passed on pursuing charges against officials at the American International…
Rank this Week: 133

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Sep 29

    New York Senators and state lawmakers seek federal waiver to import medical marijuana

    New York Senators and state lawmakers seek federal waiver to import medical marijuana
    As reported in this interesting local piece, headlined "U.S. senators join request for medical marijuana waiver: Schumer, Gillibrand back N.Y. in Justice Dept. effort," New York officials are making a concerted effort to aid in…
  • Sep 28

    Supporting the troops with cannabis in Colorado

    Supporting the troops with cannabis in Colorado
    As highlighted in this local article, headlined "About a 1,000 show up in Colorado Springs for veterans marijuana giveaway," showing support for the troops had a unique meaning in one Colorado city this weekend. Here are the…
  • Sep 28

    Illinois already collects $5 million in fees from medical marijuana applicant

    Illinois already collects $5 million in fees from medical marijuana applicant
    As reported in this local AP piece, headlined "Illinois Banks $5 Million in Medical Marijuana Applications: More than 350 groups apply to run cultivation centers and dispensaries," the Prairie State is already seeing an economic…
Rank this Week: 3244

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/
  • Sep 29

    Road re-opened SH200 MP32

    Road re-opened SH200 MP32
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Sep 29

    Road Closure SH200 at 35 - Distrcit 1

    Road Closure SH200 at 35 - Distrcit 1
    State Highway 200 near mile post 35 will be closed for an unknown amount of time due a suspicious device. The Idaho State Police is requesting motorist find alternate routes. We will advise when the road is back open. Thank you in advance.
  • Sep 28

    Two vehicle crash westbound I-84 at milepost 21

    Two vehicle crash westbound I-84 at milepost 21
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 85

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

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

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Sep 29

    Judge: Rikers Guards and Captain Ought to be Fired

    Judge: Rikers Guards and Captain Ought to be Fired
    Aerial Photo of Rikers IsalndIn a decision today, Administrative Law Judge Tynia Richard called for six NYC Department of Corrections officers, including a Captain, to be fired, after finding that they hog-tied an inmate, broke one of his…
  • Sep 20

    NYPD Use of Force Stats: Consider the Source

    NYPD Use of Force Stats: Consider the Source
    The NYPD is proudly touting statistics that indicate that the use of force by police officers has been declining for the past 20 years. That's great. Unfortunately, it may not be true. As the department has had to acknowledge, the NYPD is…
  • Sep 12

    OT: The Mets Are Being Sued

    OT: The Mets Are Being Sued
    This has nothing to do with civil rights or criminal law. But as a long-suffering NY Mets fan (I know, it's a redundency), this pending employment lawsuit screams out for attention. Or maybe I just wanted to vent. Either way, thanks…
Rank this Week: 306

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 29

    Senate Watch

    Senate Watch
    At five weeks to election day, Chris Cillizza at the WaPo aggregates the election forecasting models for us.  "All three major election forecasting models saw an uptick in the likelihood of Republicans winning the six seats they need to…
  • Sep 29

    Comparing American Cops with Islamic Terrorist

    Comparing American Cops with Islamic Terrorist
    The title of this entry is taken from Heather Mac Donald's article in the City Journal. Her subtitle is, "With His UN Speech, Obama Sinks to a Shameful New Low."The article begins:President Obama has announced to the world that America's...
  • Sep 29

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Convicted Killer Sentenced to Death: A Florida man convicted of murdering an elderly man in 2013 has been sentenced to death.  WJHG News reports that 29-year-old Kevin Jeffries and his cousin tortured the man in an effort to find out...
Rank this Week: 219

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Sep 29

    Utah Man Commits Armed Robbery Four Times in One Week

    Utah Man Commits Armed Robbery Four Times in One Week
    Utah police are looking for a man who allegedly committed armed robbery in four different locations in Utah County between Sept. 21 and Sept. 28. The man–believed to be Josef Hardesty–has a previous criminal record. Not Just There…
  • Sep 24

    Questionable Focus on Highway Interdiction Nets Billions to Cop

    Questionable Focus on Highway Interdiction Nets Billions to Cop
    In a practice originally intended to hit organized crime where it hurts–in the wallet–a recent investigation by the Washington Post showed that highway interdiction, the practice of seizing contraband from motorists, seems to have…
  • Sep 22

    West Valley City DUI Results in Various Property Damage

    West Valley City DUI Results in Various Property Damage
    Fortunately only property was damaged in West Valley City over the weekend as a man suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol-more commonly known as a DUI –crashed into several things, ultimately ending the ride lodged in the…
Rank this Week: 426

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Covers criminal defense and DUI issues in the Nashville, TN area. By Rob McKinney.

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • Sep 29

    Is a Subpoena Valid If It Was Served by Telephone ?

    Is a Subpoena Valid If It Was Served by Telephone ?
    Last week a question was posted on a consumer website that allows lawyers to answer  questions posted by people looking for information. First , please do not rely on answers from attorneys on websites as legal advice. The lawyers…
  • Sep 24

    Take Control of Your Schedule

    Take Control of Your Schedule
    I had posted some suggestions set out by lawyer Nicole Black on how to be a happy lawyer . One of her suggestions is to take control of your calendar . I could not agree more. Criminal defense lawyers in Nashville, Tennessee calendars are set…
  • Sep 24

    15 Ways To Be a Happy Lawyer

    15 Ways To Be a Happy Lawyer
    I ran across a great article from the folks at techno lawyer . Nicole Black wrote an excellent article that listed 15 ways to be a happy lawyer . Lawyers especially criminal defense lawyers lead stressful lives and…
Rank this Week: 861

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Supreme Court judged probable cause...cont

    Supreme Court judged probable cause...cont
    Accordingly, the Court held the magistrate did not have probable cause to support issuance of a warrant to seize the films as evidence of the crime of promoting obscenity because he had permitted the police officer to make the...
  • Sep 29

    The Court of Appeals in Di Napoli

    The Court of Appeals in Di Napoli
    This motion for the discovery of grand jury minutes was originally brought in the Criminal Term of this court but transferred to Special Term. The motion by plaintiff is made within the framework of a civil action for false arrest,...
  • Sep 29

    CPL 30.30 subd. 4, par. (c)

    CPL 30.30 subd. 4, par. (c)
    These cases are criminal charges of grand larceny presented before the proper courts. Records reveal that in the first case, an indictment was found for the crime of robbery alleged to have been committed on July 16, 1953, at...
Rank this Week: 645

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 111

Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

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

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Sep 29

    Washington Man Compensated for Ten Years Behind Bar

    Washington Man Compensated for Ten Years Behind Bar
    An Innocence Project Northwest (IPNW) client was awarded nearly a half a million dollars in compensation at a hearing on Friday. Brandon Olebar spent 10 years behind bars after being wrongly convicted of robbery and burglary based solely on…
  • Sep 26

    Innocence Project Applauds Outgoing Attorney General

    Innocence Project Applauds Outgoing Attorney General
    Following the announcement on Thursday by Attorney General Eric Holder that he will be stepping down as the nation's attorney general, the Innocence Project commends his tremendous leadership in helping to uncover and prevent wrongful…
  • Sep 25

    Star-Ledger Says Fix DNA Testing Law

    Star-Ledger Says Fix DNA Testing Law
    A recent editorial in New Jersey's Star-Ledger called on the state's legislators to fix the current DNA testing law in two important ways: 1) allowing people who have already been released from prison access to testing to prove their…
Rank this Week: 764

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Sep 29

    A Will Alone Does Not Avoid Probate, A Living Trust Can Help

    A Will Alone Does Not Avoid Probate, A Living Trust Can Help
    There are many reasons to have a will, but avoiding probate is not among them. Other tools such as a living trust can help achieve that goal. There are legal documents and procedures beyond having a valid Last Will & Testament that…
  • Sep 16

    The Seventeenth Amendment: Destroying State Sovereignty

    The Seventeenth Amendment: Destroying State Sovereignty
    From 1789 to 1913 the power to choose United States Senators was vested by the Constitution in the State legislatures. The Seventeenth Amendment altered the process by providing for direct election of Senators by the people. This…
  • Sep 10

    The Tenth Amendment to the US Constitution

    The Tenth Amendment to the US Constitution
    Among the questions raised by opponents of the Constitution during the ratification debates was the lack of an express limit on federal power, and that it would be a danger to individual freedoms and to the powers of the states. In response…
Rank this Week: 3332

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • Sep 29

    Actress Amanda Bynes Charged with DUI

    Actress Amanda Bynes Charged with DUI
    The California Highway Patrol arrested actress Amanda Bynes at 4:10 a.m. on Sunday. Bynes, 28, was booked by the LAPD at 7 a.m. and charged with misdemeanor DUI. She was released at 12:44 p.m. Sunday on $15,000 bail. Bynes allegedly ran a red…
  • Sep 22

    Former Harvey Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Official Misconduct

    Former Harvey Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Official Misconduct
    Former West Harvey-Dixmoor Elementary District 147 Superintendent, Alex Boyd Jr., 67, was sentenced to two years probation after pleading guilty to two counts of official misconduct for stealing $78,000. Boyd was originally charged with 20…
  • Sep 15

    Fired Hebron Officer Accused of Selling Drugs on The Job

    Fired Hebron Officer Accused of Selling Drugs on The Job
    Authorities announced today that a former McHenry County police officer, Ryszard Kopacz, of Wauconda, faces new felony charges for selling drugs while on duty. Kopacz, 30, was arrested days after beginning his job with the Richmond Police…
Rank this Week: 242

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 29

    Hostage John Cantlie Messages: Episode 2 Released

    Hostage John Cantlie Messages: Episode 2 Released
    Al Furqan Media has released the second episode of British hostage John Cantlie's video series today. You can view it here (If You Tube removes it, you can get it here.) The topic is President Obama's speech on 9/11 against ISIS.…
  • Sep 29

    Brazilian Hotel Evacuated as Hostage Paraded on Balcony

    Brazilian Hotel Evacuated as Hostage Paraded on Balcony
    An employee at a luxury hotel in Brasilia has been taken hostage, handcuffed, strapped in a suicide vest and paraded on the balcony of a room on the 13th floor, with a gun to his head. The hotel has been evacuated and police are trying to get…
  • Sep 29

    Views on ISIS From the Middle East

    Views on ISIS From the Middle East
    I'm always interested in how countries halfway around the world say they would address a problem here. I'm not talking about legal problems since laws in other countries vary too much, but in hands-on tackling of a problem that affects... [[…
Rank this Week: 2

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    ICH BIN EIN BERLINER

    ICH BIN EIN BERLINER
    Sorry about no post this morning. Uncharacteristically, there was no internet on the flight over the pond. And BTW, speaking of Europe, Berlin is the great European City of the 21st Century and you are doing yourself a disservice if you don't…
  • Sep 28

    NFL WEEK 4

    NFL WEEK 4
    ERRATA:  Mark Vargo is still alive as he picked the Saints over the Vikings last week. Difficult pickings this week, as the lines look to be about right in each game. So we are reverting to a tried and true method, revert to the…
  • Sep 25

    ...AND THE HORSE YOU RODE IN ON

    ...AND THE HORSE YOU RODE IN ON
    Legend has it that during an otherwise non-descript late afternoon hearing before the legendary Judge Ellen Morphonious, a "C" prosecutor told the "C" PD  "fuck you."The PD turned to Judge Morphonious and asked her if she heard what the…
Rank this Week: 108

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Sep 29

    A New Book From John Bessler

    A New Book From John Bessler
    The Birth of American Law: An Italian Philosopher and the American Revolution by John D. Bessler, has just been published by Carolina Academic Press. Here's more from the publisher: The Birth of American Law: An Italian Philosopher and the…
  • Sep 29

    Mississippi Capital Indigent Defense

    Mississippi Capital Indigent Defense
    "Debate renews on Miss. indigent defense," is by Jack Elliott Jr. of Associated Press, via the Columbus Commerical Dispatch. Here's teh beginning: In 1997, the Mississippi Legislature's reluctance to finance a statewide public defender system…
  • Sep 29

    No Federal Death Prosecution in Brooklyn Case

    No Federal Death Prosecution in Brooklyn Case
    "No death penalty in suspected Brooklyn gang killing," is the AP report, via the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says his office will not pursue the death penalty against three suspected gang members accused of a…
Rank this Week: 64

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.dallascriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Can I Sue For A False Arrest? Qualified immunity is wrongful arrest case

    Can I Sue For A False Arrest? Qualified immunity is wrongful arrest case
    We convict a lot of innocent people in Texas. For a lucky few defendants, we figure out they are innocent before we take away years/decades of their life or put them to death. Let’s say you are arrested but it turns out that there was…
  • Sep 14

    Domestic Violence, Law Enforcement and the NFL

    Domestic Violence, Law Enforcement and the NFL
    The Ray Rice elevator video has started a national conversation about domestic violence. I’ve prosecuted and defended a few hundred of these cases and the Ray Rice tape is one of the worst I’ve ever seen. Still, I’m not…
  • Aug 27

    Can you keep this off my record?

    Can you keep this off my record?
    So you have been arrested and you are worried about how this will affect “your record”? Well, you should be. In Texas, convictions last forever. And by forever, I mean it’s on your record until you get a pardon but in Texas…
Rank this Week: 298

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/
  • Sep 29

    Driving cited for driving into Clay County deputy who was directing traffic at a school

    Driving cited for driving into Clay County deputy who was directing traffic at a school
    Police ticketed a driver who hit accidentally hit an officer with her truck while dropping students off at a Clay County school. The driver allegedly stopped in a turn lane to drop two students off at Oakleaf High School, and then drove back…
  • Sep 26

    Police arrest man accused of vandalizing numerous Jacksonville Beach businesse

    Police arrest man accused of vandalizing numerous Jacksonville Beach businesse
    Police arrested a man this month, accused of painting graffiti on several local businesses in Jacksonville Beach. The man was arrested on two criminal mischief charges, according to a report in the Florida Times-Union. One charge is a…
  • Sep 22

    Jacksonville teen arrested, charged with a series of break-ins to homes and vehicle

    Jacksonville teen arrested, charged with a series of break-ins to homes and vehicle
    A Jacksonville teen who led police on a high-speed chase was arrested in Nassau County following a string of burglaries over two weekends. A neighbor spotted two teens backing into a driveway with their lights out, yelled at the suspects and…
Rank this Week: 735

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 3512

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Marijuana Grow House Charges and Probable Cause

    Marijuana Grow House Charges and Probable Cause
    Marijuana grow house busts are on the rise throughout Palm Beach County, Florida as recently shown with several arrest of Lantana residents Raul Contreras Gonzalez, Luis Acosta and Victor Perez. Why such a spike in grow house busts by local,…
  • Sep 26

    Expert Witness Controversy in Florida Criminal Trial

    Expert Witness Controversy in Florida Criminal Trial
    The Florida Appellate Courts and the Florida Supreme Court have tightened the screw on many Circuit and County Court judges, along with ill-advised Assistant State Attorneys, when the issue is brought to their attention that prosecutors are…
  • Sep 23

    Miranda Warnings and DUI Arrest

    Miranda Warnings and DUI Arrest
    The routine DUI stop in Palm Beach County, Florida results in the suspected driver being asked many questions. The driver may not have had the privilege of Miranda, the driver’s right to a lawyer before answering any of the police…
Rank this Week: 352

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Joseph Potashnik & Associates Blog

Answers questions regarding New York criminal charges and criminal procedures.

http://www.jpdefense.com/new-york-criminal-defense/
  • Sep 29

    Is It Legal To Send Spam Emails?

    Is It Legal To Send Spam Emails?
    The answer is maybe, as it depends on the nature of the spam and if it causes measureable harm to the recipient. The CAN-SPAM Act (Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography And Marketing Act) of 2003 was an attempt by the federal…
  • Sep 29

    What Happens If I Am Arrested For Credit Card Fraud?

    What Happens If I Am Arrested For Credit Card Fraud?
    In New York, one of the crimes one may be charged with based on allegations of credit card fraud is Forgery in the Second Degree, which is a “D” felony punishable by up to seven years in state prison. A person is guilty of Forgery…
  • Sep 29

    What Is NY Credit Card Theft Crime?

    What Is NY Credit Card Theft Crime?
    Credit or debit cards theft and or possession of  stolen credit  or debit cards are commonly prosecuted felonies in New York. A defendant who is convicted of these  crimes faces up to four years in  prison. Cases …
Rank this Week: 1214

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Corporal Punishment of Illinois Children: Child Abuse or Parent’s Prerogative?

    Corporal Punishment of Illinois Children: Child Abuse or Parent’s Prerogative?
    The recent indictment of Minnesota Viking’s running back Adrian Peterson on charges of child abuse, which stemmed from his admission that he disciplined his young son with a switch, is raising questions over just what constitutes…
  • Sep 26

    Sex Abuse Conviction Overturned Due to Inadmissible Evidence

    Sex Abuse Conviction Overturned Due to Inadmissible Evidence
    An Illinois Court of Appeals reversed the conviction of an Illinois man on charges of criminal sexual abuse, finding that evidence of other sex crimes allegedly perpetrated by the defendant was inadmissible. Without that evidence, there was…
  • Sep 24

    Sexual Assault: It Happens to Men, Too

    Sexual Assault: It Happens to Men, Too
    A Chicago woman was arrested for her role in the alleged sexual assault of a Chicago man at gunpoint. The defendant and her friend picked up the man in their car as he walked down a Chicago street and proceeded to assault him. Male Rape…
Rank this Week: 3493

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers battery, drug crimes, firearm offenses and DWI. By Kathleen M. McCarthy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Domestic Assault & Battery Criminal Charges: Innocent Until Proven Guilty

    Domestic Assault & Battery Criminal Charges: Innocent Until Proven Guilty
    Should criminal accusations regarding domestic assault and battery subject someone to losing their job? No! Mere accusations of criminal activity does not constitute guilt. So what is behind the public outcry demanding the automatic…
  • Sep 26

    Illegal Search & Seizures: Boston Criminal Defense Attorney

    Illegal Search & Seizures: Boston Criminal Defense Attorney
    The Fourth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States limits the power of the police to make arrests and conduct searches on individuals and their property. To honor the privacy of the individual, searches and seizures are considered…
  • Sep 25

    You’ve Been Charged with a DUI – Now What?

    You’ve Been Charged with a DUI – Now What?
    Being charged with a DUI in Massachusetts can be a traumatic experience and could happen to just about anyone. After facing charges, you might wonder if you should contact a drunk-driving attorney. You may also be curious about how…
Rank this Week: 176

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Sep 29

    DUI is the Most Common Crime Committed by NFL Player

    DUI is the Most Common Crime Committed by NFL Player
    A comprehensive look at the crimes committed by NFL players since 2000 reveals that drunk driving is the most commonly committed crime. Last week we touched on the fact that your very own Minnesota Vikings have been the most arrested team…
  • Sep 25

    Farmington Police Unveil Body Camera

    Farmington Police Unveil Body Camera
    Add the Farmington Police Department to the growing list of law enforcement agencies in Minnesota who have adopted police body cameras. Farmington is following in the footsteps of Burnsville and will likely be watched closely by Minneapolis,…
  • Sep 24

    New Police Technology Can Identify Texting Driver

    New Police Technology Can Identify Texting Driver
    Inattentive driving is cited as the cause in 1 in 4 auto accidents, but those who track the data suggest that distracted drivers likely cause more than 25 percent of accidents. One of the biggest distractions is the driver’s cell phone,…
Rank this Week: 2020

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Sep 29

    DUI is the Most Common Crime Committed by NFL Player

    DUI is the Most Common Crime Committed by NFL Player
    A comprehensive look at the crimes committed by NFL players since 2000 reveals that drunk driving is the most commonly committed crime. Last week we touched on the fact that your very own Minnesota Vikings have been the most arrested team…
  • Sep 25

    Farmington Police Unveil Body Camera

    Farmington Police Unveil Body Camera
    Add the Farmington Police Department to the growing list of law enforcement agencies in Minnesota who have adopted police body cameras. Farmington is following in the footsteps of Burnsville and will likely be watched closely by Minneapolis,…
  • Sep 24

    New Police Technology Can Identify Texting Driver

    New Police Technology Can Identify Texting Driver
    Inattentive driving is cited as the cause in 1 in 4 auto accidents, but those who track the data suggest that distracted drivers likely cause more than 25 percent of accidents. One of the biggest distractions is the driver’s cell phone,…
Rank this Week: 2127

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • Sep 29

    ILLINOIS TOUGHENS LAW ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDERS

    ILLINOIS TOUGHENS LAW ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE OFFENDERS
    Starting January 1, 2015, Illinois law gives the Court new tools to discourage offenders from violating an order of protection. Known as “Diane’s Law,” the new law enables the court to keep tabs on an offender’s…
  • Sep 15

    CAN POLICE SEARCH YOUR GARBAGE WITHOUT A WARRANT?

    CAN POLICE SEARCH YOUR GARBAGE WITHOUT A WARRANT?
    Whether police need a search warrant for something like a garbage can generally depends on whether you have a reasonable expectation of privacy in the place or thing being searched. When it comes to garbage, your expectation of privacy can…
  • Aug 25

    "I CLICKED ON THE WRONG SITE!": THE ILLINOIS LAW ON CHILD CYBER-PORNOGRAPHY

    "I CLICKED ON THE WRONG SITE!": THE ILLINOIS LAW ON CHILD CYBER-PORNOGRAPHY
    You were browsing some adult content sites on your computer when you came across some links to other photos. You clicked on the links and to your horror, they were photos of children in suggestive poses. Somehow, the police found out and…
Rank this Week: 3178

White Collar Defense and…

White Collar Defense and Compliance

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

http://whitecollarcrime.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1843

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

Covers New Jersey DWI news, updates and commentary. By the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall.

http://www.newjerseydwilawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 640

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/
  • Sep 29

    Alabama Band Teacher Accused of “Bondage Sex” With Student

    Alabama Band Teacher Accused of “Bondage Sex” With Student
    Sex crimes allegations and charges will often arise between students and teachers, students and coaches or other authorities. In a high-profile case, an Alabama high school band teacher has been accused of forcing at least 8 female students…
  • Sep 25

    Alabama Student Fabricated Sexual Assault and Kidnapping

    Alabama Student Fabricated Sexual Assault and Kidnapping
    False accusations can severely impact the lives of the accused and tie up valuable resources. In a recent and highly publicized Alabama case, a University of Alabama student falsified a report that she was kidnapped and sexually assaulted.…
  • Sep 21

    United States v. Meidel: Motions to Suppress Evidence in Felon in Possession of Firearms Case

    United States v. Meidel: Motions to Suppress Evidence in Felon in Possession of Firearms Case
    United States v. Meidel, an appeal from the United States Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit, involved a man (“Defendant”) who neighbors complained was firing a gun in the direction of nearby houses. Police performed a…
Rank this Week: 539

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Fatal Ontario Crash Involving Big Rig Results in Arrest of Driver on Suspicion of DUI

    Fatal Ontario Crash Involving Big Rig Results in Arrest of Driver on Suspicion of DUI
    Earlier this month, Hilario Homberto Urena was arrested on suspicion of DUI after the big rig he was driving crossed a yellow line and struck on oncoming vehicle head-on. The driver of the other vehicle died of the injuries he sustained,…
  • Sep 26

    Handyman Charged in Murder of Bloomfield Township Resident

    Handyman Charged in Murder of Bloomfield Township Resident
    Earlier this week, a Wayne man was charged in the September 4 homicide of a Bloomfield Township resident. Bart Mitchell Spencer, a 45-year-old handyman, is suspected of murdering 77-year-old William Whitelaw. According to news reports at the…
  • Sep 26

    Governor Snyder Signs New Law Replacing Driver Responsibility Fees with Community Service for Some Motorist

    Governor Snyder Signs New Law Replacing Driver Responsibility Fees with Community Service for Some Motorist
    On Tuesday, September 23, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed a new law that will essentially make it possible for some motorists to perform community service, rather than paying off old driver responsibility fees. This new law will apply to…
Rank this Week: 174

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jax Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Richard Landes.

http://www.jaxfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3174

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
Rank this Week: 4369

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Judge Sentences Woman for Orchestrating Sophisticated Straw Buyer Scam

    Judge Sentences Woman for Orchestrating Sophisticated Straw Buyer Scam
    Kathryn Sylvester, San Diego, California, was sentenced to 41 months in custody for operating a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme that caused over $6 million in losses on various properties in San Diego and Orange Counties, California.…
  • Sep 26

    Fraudster Gets 12 Years for Posing as a Broker and Ripping Off Borrower

    Fraudster Gets 12 Years for Posing as a Broker and Ripping Off Borrower
    Kenneth J. Enrico, 47, Bohemia, New York, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for posing as a mortgage broker to defraud over 300 borrowers nationwide out of $1.2 million in application fees for loans that he could not close. According…
  • Sep 26

    Ringleader Pleads Guilty to Loan Modification Fraud

    Ringleader Pleads Guilty to Loan Modification Fraud
    Jason Vitulano, 39, Boca Raton, pled guilty before U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra to charges of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud, and mail fraud, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1349 and 1341, admitting…
Rank this Week: 3

White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

Tracks developments in notable white collar and securities enforcement actions. By Brune & Richard LLP.

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
Rank this Week: 560

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Texting and Driving in Florida

    Texting and Driving in Florida
    Texting and driving gets a lot of attention around the country, particularly as a cause of far too many auto accidents and related injuries. In Florida, it is a violation of s. 316.305 of the Florida State Statutes to text while driving,…
  • Sep 25

    Teenagers and Drug Sales: What's the Takeaway?

    Teenagers and Drug Sales: What's the Takeaway?
    Hearing that a 17-year-old was caught selling crack cocaine to an undercover officer might cause one to jump to the conclusion that this individual should spend years in prison. But looking more closely at the situation will show you that…
  • Sep 22

    Children in Hot Cars in Florida

    Children in Hot Cars in Florida
    Over these past few summer months, as temperatures not only in South Florida but also around the country have been soaring, the offense of leaving one's child in a hot car has been getting a lot of attention. From a Georgia man being charged…
Rank this Week: 1670

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Sep 29

    Half Baked

    Half Baked
    Efforts to try to illuminate legal issues and problems that result in catastrophe often feel a lot like pissing into the wind.  Few who aren’t engaged in the effort get it. Many attribute it to bizarre and ridiculous conspiracies…
  • Sep 29

    Sometimes, Video Doesn’t Matter

    Sometimes, Video Doesn’t Matter
    The allegations against University of Maryland student John McKenna would likely have stuck, but for the fact that it was caught on video.  It was infamous at the time, a happy college kid skipping down the  sidewalk after beating…
  • Sep 28

    Rob Graham: The Best of Intention

    Rob Graham: The Best of Intention
    My computer literate buddy, Rob Graham, did the sort of thing knowledgeable geeks do.  Computer voodoo. In order to measure the danger of the bash shellshock vulnerability, I scanned the Internet for it. Many are debating whether this…
Rank this Week: 73

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers legal topics such as appeals, drug crimes, internet crimes, white collar crime, and federal criminal trials. By Kish & Lietz.

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 535

The Nielsen Group

The Nielsen Group

Provides information on Maine criminal defense law.

http://www.nielsengrouplaw.com/
  • Sep 29

    What is a CBIP in Maine?

    What is a CBIP in Maine?
    The letters “CBIP” stand for “Certified Batterer’s Intervention Program.” I receive this question (What is a CBIP in Maine?) from clients who are facing domestic violence charges in Maine. Local organizations get…
  • Sep 11

    Does the Court make me a Habitual Offender?

    Does the Court make me a Habitual Offender?
    You don’t quite remember how your license got suspended. You never went to the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) to take care of it. Instead, you were stopped by police a few times for Operating After Suspension. Each time you got a…
  • Sep 9

    Felony Domestic Violence in Maine

    Felony Domestic Violence in Maine
    Dave had always considered himself to be a law abiding citizen. At the same time, he has had an on-again, off-again relationship with his girlfriend of six years, Kelly. They have one son together. Part of their rocky relationship included a…
Rank this Week: 3028

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Sep 29

    Täglich frische Unterwäsche

    Täglich frische Unterwäsche
    Wer als Referendar eine Station im Strafvollzug verbringt, wird dort manchmal mit einer Frage konfrontiert, die uns in Freiheit Lebenden recht banal vorkommt: täglich frische Unterwäsche. In der Justizvollzugsanstalt (JVA) ist es…
  • Sep 27

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 76

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 76
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. Strafakte.de…
  • Sep 27

    Einarmiger Bandit rettet Mann vor Gefängni

    Einarmiger Bandit rettet Mann vor Gefängni
    Das kann man wohl Glück im Unglück nennen: Zivilpolizisten trafen bei einer Kontrolle in einer Spielhalle in Bochum einen 37-jährigen Mann an, der zur Fahndung ausgeschrieben war. Er hatte eine Geldstrafe in Höhe von 710…
Rank this Week: 1617

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/
  • Sep 29

    New Look and Feel for the Blog

    New Look and Feel for the Blog
    This blog is more than five years old, has had over 3 million visitors, and is still growing. Until today, it has never had a redesign. Starting now, you’ll notice a new look and feel. It’s not a radical departure from the…
  • Sep 26

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Nationally, the news of the moment is that Attorney General Eric Holder will resign as soon as a successor is confirmed. California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Manhattan United States Attorney Preet Bharara are among those reputed to…
  • Sep 26

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Nationally, the news of the moment is that Attorney General Eric Holder will resign as soon as a successor is confirmed. California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Manhattan United States Attorney Preet Bharara are among those reputed to…
Rank this Week: 437

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    The Traffic Stop, the K-9 and the Computer Check

    The Traffic Stop, the K-9 and the Computer Check
    After local Georgia police found “marijuana in a car that was stopped for lane infractions, Patrick Scott and Dorian Allen, the driver and passenger, respectively, were indicted for the possession of more than one ounce of…
  • Sep 26

    Child Pornography, Slack Space and “Possession”

    Child Pornography, Slack Space and “Possession”
    After a “general court-martial composed of officer and enlisted members convicted [Shane A. Nichlos] . . . of two specifications of knowingly possessing child pornography in violation of Article 134, Uniform Code of Military…
  • Sep 24

    Emails, Breach of Contract and the Statute of Fraud

    Emails, Breach of Contract and the Statute of Fraud
    This post examines an issue that arose in a civil suit: United Propane Gas Inc. v. Pincelli & Associates Inc.,2014 WL 496932 (U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky 2014).  The judge begins the opinion by explaining…
Rank this Week: 182

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3042

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

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

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Burden Shifting At A Motion To Suppress Hearing

    Burden Shifting At A Motion To Suppress Hearing
    A motion to suppress is often the most critical phase of the OVI trial process.  Procedurally, the defense attorney files a motion challenging all of the government’s evidence.  Once this motion is filed the government has the…
  • Sep 26

    Ohio OVI and Marijuana Blitz Along I-75

    Ohio OVI and Marijuana Blitz Along I-75
    If you are driving along Interstate 75 this weekend, be aware of an Ohio OVI and marijuana enforcement blitz that may cause you to get stopped. OVI: The Ohio State Highway Patrol will team up with law enforcement officials from Florida…
  • Sep 26

    Wilmington OVI Checkpoint At US 22 Tonight!

    Wilmington OVI Checkpoint At US 22 Tonight!
    There will be a Wilmington OVI checkpoint tonight from 9 p.m. until midnight on US 22 just west of Progress Way in Wilmington.  Aggressive saturation patrols will also accompany the checkpoint. Stay ahead of the checkpoints!  If you…
Rank this Week: 1751

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

http://www.youraffordabledefense.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog/
  • Sep 29

    It’s Just a Speeding Ticket…Right?

    It’s Just a Speeding Ticket…Right?
    Sometimes a speeding ticket is “just” a speeding ticket. If drivers have a record of speeding tickets which include citations of  excessive speeds, infractions caught on camera, or in a construction zone, the effects on…
  • Sep 24

    Making Sense of Murder Versus Manslaughter in Illinoi

    Making Sense of Murder Versus Manslaughter in Illinoi
    Most states, including Illinois, differentiate the various types of homicide based on the context of the killing. “Homicide” is the blanket category that includes murder and manslaughter. It can be confusing to decipher the…
  • Sep 19

    Above the Law: White Collar Crime

    Above the Law: White Collar Crime
    The biggest misconception about white collar crimes is that they are committed only among the wealthy. Anyone, from any socioeconomic background, within any demographic, can be susceptible to being involved in white collar crimes. These…
Rank this Week: 2392

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
  • Sep 29

    Are Your Employees Committing Fraud

    Are Your Employees Committing Fraud
    Fraud is big business. Companies are most at risk of fraud from their employees, since they have access to information and assets. On average, companies lose 5% to 6% of their revenues to internal fraud. This means that a company with sales…
  • Sep 24

    Roca Labs Sues Customers, Seemingly Violating Their Own Terms and Condition

    Roca Labs Sues Customers, Seemingly Violating Their Own Terms and Condition
    Monday I introduced you to Roca Labs, the company that sells [possibly dangerous] goop as a weight loss product. They call it “Gastric Bypass No Surgery,” and it is essentially a product that you ingest, which the company claims…
  • Sep 22

    Roca Labs Weight Loss Scam

    Roca Labs Weight Loss Scam
    Roca Labs sells a weight loss product that may be viewed as a scam by some consumers. The call it “Gastric Bypass No Surgery,” and it is essentially a product that you ingest, which the company claims will fill your stomach and…
Rank this Week: 25