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Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes into Saugus, Massachusetts Home

    Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes into Saugus, Massachusetts Home
    Our Boston drunk driving accident lawyers know that an alcohol-related crash can result in significant property damage in addition to personal injury. According to a recent story from WBZ, an alleged drunk driver lost control of his car and…
  • Aug 19

    The Rock's Mother is Hit Head-On By Alleged Drunk Driver

    The Rock's Mother is Hit Head-On By Alleged Drunk Driver
    According to a recent article in TMZ, the mother of professional wrestler/actor Dwyane Johnson ("The Rock") was hit head-on by a driver alleged to be drunk. Witnesses told police Rock's mother and another family member were driving home…
  • Aug 17

    Boston Drunk Driving Injuries and Dram Shop Law

    Boston Drunk Driving Injuries and Dram Shop Law
    According to a recent report from the Sun-Times Media Wire, a police officer in Indiana was conducting a traffic stop around 1:30 a.m. and standing outside of his cruiser when a jeep collided with his vehicle. The collision caused the…
Rank this Week: 1290

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/
  • Aug 21

    Semi Crash 4th of July Pass (Distrct 1)

    Semi Crash 4th of July Pass (Distrct 1)
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
  • Aug 21

    Crash near Caldwell blocks traffic for 3 hours.

    Crash near Caldwell blocks traffic for 3 hours.
    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.,…
  • Aug 19

    ISP investigates fatal incident in Chubbuck

    ISP investigates fatal incident in Chubbuck
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 95

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/
  • Aug 21

    "What Is a DUI 'No Refusal' Weekend?"

    "What Is a DUI 'No Refusal' Weekend?"
    From FindLaw: Typically, a DUI stop may include an officer administering a series of field sobriety tests followed by a breath test to measure a driver's blood alcohol concentration (BAC) if the officer suspects the driver is under the…
  • Aug 21

    Oliver on Prosecutorial Discretion

    Oliver on Prosecutorial Discretion
    Wesley Oliver (Duquesne Law School) has posted Charles Lindbergh, Caryl Chessman, and the Exception Proving the (Potentially Waning) Rule of Broad Prosecutorial Discretion on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Broad prosecutorial discretion is…
  • Aug 21

    Taslitz & Henderson on Third-Party Records and the Grand Jury

    Taslitz & Henderson on Third-Party Records and the Grand Jury
    Andrew E. Taslitz and Stephen E. Henderson (American University - Washington College of Law and University of Oklahoma College of Law) has posted Protecting Privacy in Third Party Records: Can the Grand Jury Help? (American University Law…
Rank this Week: 224

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense…

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law news and cases. By Marcia G. Shein.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue
    Regardless of the organization that an officer represents, there are proper police procedures that must be followed. That is true even in arrests by officers of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the FBI or other government agencies.…
  • Aug 15

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge
    Claims under Georgia’s Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act aren’t usually associated with public school educators. Organized criminals, or mobsters as they might be depicted in Hollywood films, might be…
  • Aug 11

    Search and seizure defenses should be examined in drug arrest

    Search and seizure defenses should be examined in drug arrest
    Undercover narcotics officers may set up sting operations around an alleged drug transaction. That effort often culminates in a search and seizure. Yet as a criminal defense attorney knows, there are a myriad number of ways that a…
Rank this Week: 964

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI issues. By the Law Offices of Peter A. Mesich.

http://www.sandiegoduilawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3418

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Andrew D. Stine Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and defenses.

http://www.andrewdstine.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    An Overview of Florida’s Domestic Violence Law

    An Overview of Florida’s Domestic Violence Law
    In Florida, the crime of Domestic Battery can be either a misdemeanor or a felony depending on whether or not the accused has a prior conviction for battery or the accused falls into one of the special crimes like domestic battery by…
  • Aug 18

    Eavesdropping By Cops Does Not Pay Off In Florida Courtroom

    Eavesdropping By Cops Does Not Pay Off In Florida Courtroom
    The 4th DCA (District Court of Appeals) recently affirmed a lower court’s evidentiary ruling, which may have far reaching exclusions on statements a defendant makes to third parties, when the statements are overheard by others,…
  • Aug 4

    Immigration Law, Deportation and Criminal Conviction

    Immigration Law, Deportation and Criminal Conviction
    If you are in the United States of America as a documented individual without citizenship, also known as a foreign national, you face deportation if you are convicted of a crime in Florida that violates “moral turpitude” or is…
Rank this Week: 970

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers Florida DUI, drug crimes, and DUI issues. By John P. Guidry II.

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Innocent People Submit to Guilty Plea

    Innocent People Submit to Guilty Plea
    Last year, a lawyer referred me a case. Now, there's nothing new about that, this happens all the time (And, I appreciate the love from non-criminal lawyers. Yes, I equate getting cash with love, can't help it). Here's the facts: Years…
  • Aug 13

    $5,000 fine for Solicitation to Commit Prostitution declared Unconstitutional

    $5,000 fine for Solicitation to Commit Prostitution declared Unconstitutional
    It's time, again, to compare Florida's laws to the rest of the world. Here in Florida, beating your wife--in front of your young kids yelling "stop hurting mommy"--carries a maximum fine is $1,000 and possibly jail time (of course, therapy…
  • Aug 8

    What Is a Cop Qualified to Tell a Jury?

    What Is a Cop Qualified to Tell a Jury?
    Ever meet someone that thinks they know everything? Such folks present a unique problem for the court system, as judges must tailor witness testimony to only those things which a witness is qualified to discuss. Could you imagine if the…
Rank this Week: 525

Atlanta DUI Blog

Atlanta DUI Blog

Covers DUI news. By Clark & Towne.

http://www.clarktowne.com/dui-blog
  • Aug 21

    Labor Day roadblocks in Georgia and surrounding state

    Labor Day roadblocks in Georgia and surrounding state
    By Jessica Towne Starting Friday August 29 through the end of Labor Day, be on the lookout for road blocks near the Georgia state lines with Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. The sheriffs’ departments and…
  • Aug 4

    What driving mistake will cost you 6 points on your license?

    What driving mistake will cost you 6 points on your license?
    By Jessica Towne School starts August 5 It seems like summer has just begun, but it’s already time for us to make way for the big, yellow school buses. When you see a stopped bus, remember that: ALL traffic traveling in both…
  • Jul 28

    DUI? Blame your liver!

    DUI? Blame your liver!
    By Jessica Towne Must be 50 ways to love your liver.... As you enter your 40s, most people find they can’t drink as much as they used to. As busy working folks who rarely have time for a drink, most don’t even notice this until…
Rank this Week: 3294

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    CPL 60.42

    CPL 60.42
    A New York Sex Crimes Lawyer said that, the defendants were indicted for the crimes of rape in the first degree, sodomy in the first degree, sexual abuse in the first degree and assault in the second degree. Although the...
  • Aug 21

    Section 395, Code Cr.Proc...cont

    Section 395, Code Cr.Proc...cont
    Thus, if the foregoing there cases apply, the indictment in this case must be dismissed. 'There was adequate proof of possession by the defendant. He admitted to the arresting officer that he had brought the revolvers from Yonkers to...
  • Aug 20

    Miranda warning

    Miranda warning
    While on motor patrol in August 1977, a Police Officer received a call that shots were fired at premises located at a street in Queens. He proceeded to that location with his partners. Upon arriving and receiving information that someone...
Rank this Week: 1426

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/
  • Aug 21

    Don't Be Late To Court

    Don't Be Late To Court
    Yesterday , I posted a criminal law tip of the day on my office's facebook page . I thought my next tip should be on the blog because it gives those facing criminal charges some advice on how to survive the criminal court…
  • Jul 28

    Why Tennesseans Need To Retain The Supreme Court Justice

    Why Tennesseans Need To Retain The Supreme Court Justice
    In the upcoming August election  , the most important election is whether to retain the Tennessee Supreme Court Justices . Why is the retention election important ? The battle over the current members of the Supreme Court is…
  • Jul 16

    Do Residency Bans Drive Sex Offenders Underground ?

    Do Residency Bans Drive Sex Offenders Underground ?
    Steven Yoder recently wrote a article of the  same title as this blog post. The central question is do residency bans drive sex offenders underground. Mr. Yoder gives on example where a city in California created a park to drive out 33…
Rank this Week: 1005

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: 3120

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    Jones v. Chappell Appealed

    Jones v. Chappell Appealed
    The California Attorney General today filed a notice of appeal in the Jones v. Chappell case.Earlier posts on this case: The Lackey Claim, AgainSumming up the Jones Death Penalty Case Why Jones v. Chappell is Wrong, Part 2Why Jones v....
  • Aug 21

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Convicted Sex Offender Charged with Murder: Police in Washington have arrested and charged convicted sex offender Richard Atkisson with two counts of aggravated murder for the alleged killing of his two roommates this past weekend.  KOMO…
  • Aug 20

    DOJ's Version of Unbiased Justice

    DOJ's Version of Unbiased Justice
    My friend Paul Mirengoff at Powerline has a depressing and ominous assessment of the chance that Officer Darren Wilson, the Missouri cop who shot unarmed but huge 18 year-old Michael Brown, can get a fair shake from the federal grand...
Rank this Week: 299

Leyba Defense blog

Leyba Defense blog

Covers Washington State criminal matters including DUI issues.

http://www.leyba-defense.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    Study done on insurance costs following Washington State DUI

    Study done on insurance costs following Washington State DUI
    An interesting study was recently done by a company called NerdWallet.  Basically it looked at all the major cities in Washington State and what an average insurance premium would look like following a DUI conviction.  The article…
  • Jul 22

    New WA case rules in the favor of defense when it comes to search warrants and DUI

    New WA case rules in the favor of defense when it comes to search warrants and DUI
    A recent case came out from the Washington State Court of Appeals Division 1 that *shocker* is in favor of the defense.  The case is State v. Martines.  From my reading of the opinion this potentially could be a big deal that may…
  • Jul 21

    Seattle Police are preparing to arrest more marijuana impaired driver

    Seattle Police are preparing to arrest more marijuana impaired driver
    I saw this news story a few weeks ago and I have been meaning to blog about it.  However work has gotten really crazy lately and I’m now just getting to it so I apologize.  Now that the first legal marijuana shop has opened in…
Rank this Week: 2623

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 193

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/
  • Aug 21

    General Assembly Closes Up Shop, Gives Us “Technical” Correction

    General Assembly Closes Up Shop, Gives Us “Technical” Correction
    The General Assembly reached an agreement on coal ash and has adjourned for the session. Shortly before departing, it approved a technical corrections bill that has become law. The bill contains several criminal law provisions, some of which…
  • Aug 20

    More FAQ on PRS

    More FAQ on PRS
    Today’s post picks up where my last post left off, with answers (my answers, at least) to more frequently asked questions about post-release supervision. What will life on PRS be like? It will be a lot like probation—which is…
  • Aug 19

    Court of Appeals in State v. Townsend Beefs Up Prejudice Required for Relief under Knoll

    Court of Appeals in State v. Townsend Beefs Up Prejudice Required for Relief under Knoll
    No one gets relief any more under State v. Knoll—at least not from the court of appeals.  State v. Townsend, decided today, is the latest in a series of post-Knoll cases in which the defendant failed to establish that he was…
Rank this Week: 1002

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
  • Aug 21

    USA v. Kerik v. Tacopina v. Kerik Lurches Forward

    USA v. Kerik v. Tacopina v. Kerik Lurches Forward
    The three-headed Kerik Tacopina litigation is slowly moving forward. As the Daily News observed today, the animosity between the parties has clearly spilled over to the lawyers, who are slugging it out in grand style.These claims and…
  • Aug 20

    Jabbar Collins Settle

    Jabbar Collins Settle
    Jabbar Collins, a man wrongly convicted by former Kings County District Attorney Charles Hynes's office in 1995 for a murder he did not commit, has finally obtained the justice he was seeking. Earlier this year, he settled his claims against…
  • Aug 17

    Reality Check, Please

    Reality Check, Please
    Kevin O'Keefe, whose "Real Lawyers Have Blogs," is someone I read regularly. His take on how and why to blog is informative and useful. However, I must take issue with his post yesterday, "Every law student is on law review."I get that…
Rank this Week: 63

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1260

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
Rank this Week: 48

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Aug 21

    The Witne

    The Witne
    That's the title of Pamela Colloff's latest article at Texas Monthly. "For more than a decade, it was Michelle Lyons’s job to observe the final moments of death row inmates—but watching 278 executions did not come without a cost,"…
  • Aug 21

    Indiana Capital Prosecution Highlights Cost

    Indiana Capital Prosecution Highlights Cost
    Indianapolis TV station WISH-TV posts, "Death penalty cases squeeze prosecutor’s budget," by Julian Grace. Late Tuesday afternoon Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry announced he will seek the death penalty against Major Davis Jr., and…
  • Aug 21

    Continued Examination of Arizona's Botched Execution

    Continued Examination of Arizona's Botched Execution
    "Would a jury find state of Arizona guilty of murder?," is EJ Montini's latest column in the Arizona Republic. Here's the beginning: There are 14 aggravating factors the state of Arizona can use to convince a jury to impose a...
Rank this Week: 41

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer Blog

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, DWI, and police misconduct. By Christian Souza.

http://www.dallascriminalappealslawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3551

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Tampa Bay Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida violent crimes, drug offenses, DUIs, traffic offenses and federal crimes. By Blake & Dorsten, P.A.

http://www.tampabaycriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Super Bowl Champion Investigated by the Police

    Super Bowl Champion Investigated by the Police
    A police department in the state of Washington is investigating Seattle Seahawk running back Marshawn Lynch for assault and criminal mischief allegations. The local police were quick not to jump to conclusions. Per the police spokesman: "At…
  • Aug 14

    Father and two sons all arrested for DUI for same accident

    Father and two sons all arrested for DUI for same accident
    Keeping it all in the family? Per a CBS website, a Vermont father and two sons were arrested for a DUI at the same accident scene. What started out as a day of fishing for a Vermont family ended up with three family members facing drinking…
  • Aug 7

    Pinellas Park drug sting nets seven arrest

    Pinellas Park drug sting nets seven arrest
    From BayNews9, a local mobile home park was the scene of several arrests involving drugs. After months of complaints about drug sales from local park residences, the Pinellas Park police department finally struck back. A monthlong police…
Rank this Week: 571

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
Rank this Week: 2683

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Felony Murder Rule in Chicago Homicide

    Felony Murder Rule in Chicago Homicide
    A 15-year-old Chicago boy was charged in February with the murder of his friend, a 16-year-old Chicago boy, who was shot in the head during the commission of an armed robbery. But this case has a twist – the victim was killed by an…
  • Aug 20

    Chicago Attempted Murder Charge and Self-Defense

    Chicago Attempted Murder Charge and Self-Defense
    A Chicago man was recently charged with attempted murder for allegedly stabbing another man in the chest. Based on the bare facts, it seems like a slam dunk case. The stabbing took place in a bar, in full-view of dozens of witnesses who,…
  • Aug 18

    Plea Agreement Results in No Prison Time for Role in Illinois Kidnapping

    Plea Agreement Results in No Prison Time for Role in Illinois Kidnapping
    A Waukegan woman was sentenced to 24 months of probation and six months intermittent imprisonment, to be served via electronic monitoring and home confinement, for her role in the kidnapping, beating and sexual assault of another woman. The…
Rank this Week: 2655

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/
  • Aug 21

    An Oklahoma program treats juvenile sex offenders as kids, not criminal

    An Oklahoma program treats juvenile sex offenders as kids, not criminal
    8-21-2014 Oklahoma: Shedding the stigma and reducing recidivism through support, education and therapy – not prison time OKLAHOMA CITY – Sex offender. The phrase conjures pariahs living under bridges. Adults "grooming"…
  • Aug 20

    The Source: Is It Time To Reform Sex Offender Laws?

    The Source: Is It Time To Reform Sex Offender Laws?
    8-20-2014 Texas Public Radio: More than 80,000 Texans are registered sex offenders. The crimes range from the violent and truly heinous to the nonviolent and sometimes absurd. In more than half of U.S. states, including Texas, a teenager…
  • Aug 20

    You Could Get an Email When a Gun Offender Moves Next Door Under New Bill

    You Could Get an Email When a Gun Offender Moves Next Door Under New Bill
    8-20-2014 New York: New Yorkers could receive an alert whenever a new gun offender moves into their neighborhood if a bill being introduced in the City Council Thursday gets approved. The bill would make the NYPD's gun offender registry…
Rank this Week: 36

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
  • Aug 21

    West Virgina Man Granted DNA Testing

    West Virgina Man Granted DNA Testing
    More than a year after a West Virginia man filed petitions for release with help from West Virginia Public Defenders and the West Virginia Innocence Project, a judge ruled in favor of new DNA testing. Joseph Lavigne, Jr. was convicted in 1996…
  • Aug 20

    Another Wrongful Conviction Settlement in New York

    Another Wrongful Conviction Settlement in New York
    Four years after Brooklyn prosecutors agreed to release a man convicted of a 1994 murder he didn't commit, he has reached a $10 million settlement with the city. The Daily News reported that Jabbar Collins, who spent more than 15 years in…
  • Aug 19

    Illinois' DNA Access Law Expanded

    Illinois' DNA Access Law Expanded
    Legislation to expand Illinois' post-conviction DNA testing access law to inmates that have pleaded guilty was signed by the governor on Friday, acknowledging that innocent defendants sometimes plead guilty to avoid a severe punishment. The…
Rank this Week: 268

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Tulsa Ex-Police Officer’s Conviction for Armed Robbery Upheld by Oklahoma Appeals Court

    Tulsa Ex-Police Officer’s Conviction for Armed Robbery Upheld by Oklahoma Appeals Court
    Approximately three weeks ago the conviction of Marvin Blades, Jr., a former Tulsa police officer, for armed robbery was affirmed by the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals, according to a news article at Tulsa World. Blades, who is 39 years…
  • Aug 21

    Oregon Man in a Pickle After License Suspended Over 33-year-old Ticket

    Oregon Man in a Pickle After License Suspended Over 33-year-old Ticket
    As strange as it sounds, a Portland man recently found out his driver’s license had been suspended just weeks earlier when he was pulled over by police. Kevin Berry, who though he was being pulled over for speeding, was informed by the…
  • Aug 20

    Woman Arrested in Muskegon for Allegedly Driving Drunk with Four Children in Vehicle

    Woman Arrested in Muskegon for Allegedly Driving Drunk with Four Children in Vehicle
    On Monday, August 18, a 32-year-old woman whose name has not yet been released was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated with her four children in the car with her, according to news reports at Fox 17 and Mlive.com. This is the…
Rank this Week: 152

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Aug 21

    U.S. Failed ISIS Raid Took Place in Ukayrishah, Raqqa

    U.S. Failed ISIS Raid Took Place in Ukayrishah, Raqqa
    The U.S failed attack on July 4 took place at Uribase near Raqqa, at a training facility named the Usama bin Laden camp. ISIS supporters and reporters tweeted it at the time, and a few articles were written about it. Paradoxy13 : …
  • Aug 21

    Thursday Open Thread

    Thursday Open Thread
    I'll be in court the rest of the day. Here's an open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Aug 20

    U.S. Made Rescue Attempt of ISIS Prisoners in Syria

    U.S. Made Rescue Attempt of ISIS Prisoners in Syria
    The Defense Department today announced it made a rescue attempt of Americans held by Syria. It was unsuccessful because there were no hostages at the location. Ground "components" were used. Apparently the attempt was made earlier this…
Rank this Week: 2

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Aug 21

    Why the Ferguson Grand Jury May Not Indict Officer Darren Wilson

    Why the Ferguson Grand Jury May Not Indict Officer Darren Wilson
    A grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri is hearing evidence relating to the shooting death of Michael Brown. The grand jury will be asked to determine if there is probable cause… read more → The post Why the Ferguson Grand Jury May Not…
  • Aug 19

    Our Firm Defends Doctor Charged with Operating a “Pill Mill”

    Our Firm Defends Doctor Charged with Operating a “Pill Mill”
    Federal law enforcement agents and the Department of Justice have brought another “pill mill” case against an Atlanta area physician, and he has hired us to help him fight these… read more → The post Our Firm Defends…
  • Aug 18

    Doctor Charged in “Pill Mill” Case

    Doctor Charged in “Pill Mill” Case
    Page Pate represents well-established physician in federal criminal case alleging that the physician operated an illegal “pill mill” in Atlanta. The post Doctor Charged in “Pill Mill” Case appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 360

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Aug 21

    Crime at the Minnesota State Fair

    Crime at the Minnesota State Fair
    The state fair opens today, and although the weather isn’t the greatest you can bet thousands of Minnesotans will head off to the Great Minnesota Get-Together after work. A state fair isn’t typically a place for criminal activity,…
  • Aug 20

    Experts Seek Delay in Sex-Offender Program Review

    Experts Seek Delay in Sex-Offender Program Review
    It doesn’t appear that four experts tasked with evaluating the current state of Minnesota’s sex offender program are going to meet the requested deadline to issue their report. The experts originally told the court they would…
  • Aug 19

    Two Former Minnesota Athletes Earn Lawsuit Victorie

    Two Former Minnesota Athletes Earn Lawsuit Victorie
    Two former Minnesota athletes – one a Viking, the other a Timberwolf – got some good news regarding their lawsuits on Monday. One saw assault charges dismissed, while the other won a generous ruling. We’ll explain both cases…
Rank this Week: 386

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/
  • Aug 21

    Crime at the Minnesota State Fair

    Crime at the Minnesota State Fair
    The state fair opens today, and although the weather isn’t the greatest you can bet thousands of Minnesotans will head off to the Great Minnesota Get-Together after work. A state fair isn’t typically a place for criminal activity,…
  • Aug 20

    Experts Seek Delay in Sex-Offender Program Review

    Experts Seek Delay in Sex-Offender Program Review
    It doesn’t appear that four experts tasked with evaluating the current state of Minnesota’s sex offender program are going to meet the requested deadline to issue their report. The experts originally told the court they would…
  • Aug 19

    Two Former Minnesota Athletes Earn Lawsuit Victorie

    Two Former Minnesota Athletes Earn Lawsuit Victorie
    Two former Minnesota athletes – one a Viking, the other a Timberwolf – got some good news regarding their lawsuits on Monday. One saw assault charges dismissed, while the other won a generous ruling. We’ll explain both cases…
Rank this Week: 486

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal…

PA & NJ Criminal Defense Legal News

By Young Klein & Associates.

http://www.ykacrim.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    Teen Struck by Hit and Run, Bucks County Police Investigating

    Teen Struck by Hit and Run, Bucks County Police Investigating
    Bucks County police are currently investigating an apparent hit and run that struck a teenage pedestrian at 7:30 A.M. this morning.   Fortunately, the victim’s injuries were minor and he is expected to make a full recovery.…
  • Aug 14

    Bucks County Detectives Investigating Fraudulent Check Ring

    Bucks County Detectives Investigating Fraudulent Check Ring
    Bucks County detectives have identified at least 16 suspects in a large-scale check fraud ring.  Approximately half have already been arraigned and are currently free on unsecured bail, and arrest warrants have been issued for the…
  • Aug 5

    Philadelphia Mom Facing Felony Weapons Charges After Entering NJ with PA-Licensed Gun

    Philadelphia Mom Facing Felony Weapons Charges After Entering NJ with PA-Licensed Gun
    27-year-old mother of two Shaneen Allen of Philadelphia is facing a sentence of three years in prison for carrying a weapon that was perfectly legal… in Pennsylvania, at least. Unfortunately for Allen, neighboring New Jersey observes…
Rank this Week: 1802

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

Maryland Criminal Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.marylandcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Removal of Names From Sex Offender List is Based on Sound Legal Principle

    Removal of Names From Sex Offender List is Based on Sound Legal Principle
    Thousands of defendants convicted of sex-related crimes are being removed from Maryland's sex offender lists after a recent court ruling. Although the initial reaction is outrage, the legal principles that justify removing the names are sound…
  • Aug 5

    Driver Who Hit "Zombie Walkers" Won't be Charged With a Crime

    Driver Who Hit "Zombie Walkers" Won't be Charged With a Crime
    The annual pop culture, movie and comic gathering Comic-Con in San Diego has unexpectedly brought forth some interesting questions over who is responsible for a woman hit by a car. Differing opinions of what actually happened, the oddity of…
  • Jul 21

    iPhone Charger Argument Overturns Murder Conviction

    iPhone Charger Argument Overturns Murder Conviction
    An error in a prosecutor's closing argument at a murder trial, and, of all things, an iPhone charger, have come together to overturn a murder conviction of a man accused of killing his youth mentor inside a vehicle. That vehicle had an iPhone…
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DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    What percent of drunk drivers are female?

    What percent of drunk drivers are female?
    Have you ever wondered what the statistics are for drunk driving?  Have you ever thought, for example, “I wonder what percent of people arrested for drunk driving are female”?  Or, “What is the average age of…
  • Aug 19

    California Supreme Court: Silence Can Be Used Against You

    California Supreme Court: Silence Can Be Used Against You
    The California Supreme Court recently issued a decision that has followed an unfortunate line of similar decisions which continue to corrode away our constitutional rights. The California Supreme Court, in the case of People v. Tom, has ruled…
  • Aug 18

    California Supreme Court: Silence Can Be Used Against You

    California Supreme Court: Silence Can Be Used Against You
    The California Supreme Court recently issued a decision that has followed an unfortunate line of similar decisions which continue to corrode away our constitutional rights. The California Supreme Court, in the case of People v. Tom, has ruled…
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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/
  • Aug 21

    Former TDCJ flak Michelle Lyons profiled: Witnessed 278 execution

    Former TDCJ flak Michelle Lyons profiled: Witnessed 278 execution
    At Texas Monthly, Pam Colloff has a profile of former TDCJ flak Michelle Lyons titled, "The Witness," focused mainly on the 278 executions Lyons witnessed as part of her job before her termination/resignation in 2012. Lyons still supports the…
  • Aug 20

    Jail poetry project profiled

    Jail poetry project profiled
    For those of y'all who chipped in to help fund Kelsey Erin Shipman's Kickstarter campaign to publish a book of poetry by Travis County jail inmates, you may be interested in this feature profile of her and her project from the Texas Observer.
  • Aug 20

    Exoneree confronts con whose crime caused false conviction

    Exoneree confronts con whose crime caused false conviction
    Dallas exoneree Christopher Scott authored a recent essay at the Texas Observer about his experience visiting the man who actually committed the robbery and murder for which Scott was falsely convicted. There's compelling video accompanying…
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Bribery Library Blog

Bribery Library Blog

Cover the UK Bribery Act and its impact on international business. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.briberylibrary.com
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Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Brokers Sentenced for Their Roles in the Greenleaf Mortgage Fraud Scheme

    Brokers Sentenced for Their Roles in the Greenleaf Mortgage Fraud Scheme
    Justin W. Jeffries, 35, and Scott A. Jeffries, 59, were each sentenced to 5 years probation and restitution in the amount of $206,046.89 for their roles in the mortgage fraud scheme wherein they falsified the source of borrower down payments,…
  • Aug 21

    Man Admits Defrauding Mortgage Lender

    Man Admits Defrauding Mortgage Lender
    Richard Hollern, 39, Grand Ledge, Michigan pled guilty before U.S. District Judge Robert Holmes Bell to a conspiracy to commit bank fraud in connection with his ownership in CDC Investments. Hollern faces up to five years in prison.…
  • Aug 20

    2 Indicted for $6.5M Real Estate Investment Scheme

    2 Indicted for $6.5M Real Estate Investment Scheme
    Stanley M. Paulic, 41, Aurora, Ohio, and Steven R. Long, 45, Mather, California, were indicted on charges they defrauded approximately 60 people out of more than $6.5 million through a fraudulent Arizona real-estate development investment.…
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California Criminal Attorney Blog

California Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers news and updates on California criminal defense cases. By Law Office of Pilchman & Kay, P.L.C.

http://www.californiacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Man Arrestred for Home Invasion Robbery While Posing As Delivery Man

    Man Arrestred for Home Invasion Robbery While Posing As Delivery Man
    Jerry Coleman, 34, of Garden Grove was arrested for suspicion of posing as a delivery man and committing two home invasion robberies at gunpoint in Garden Grove. Coleman, is charged with first degree robbery in concert, false imprisonment,…
  • Aug 6

    Former Lobbyist Charged in Embezzlement Scheme

    Former Lobbyist Charged in Embezzlement Scheme
    Rob Katherman, 68 and his wife Marilyn Katherman, 65 were both charged with felony counts of misappropriation of public funds. Rob Katherman worked as a lobbyist for Los Angeles City Councilman Curren Price but has since…
  • Aug 6

    Huntington Beach Man Arrested for Newport Beach Bank Robbery

    Huntington Beach Man Arrested for Newport Beach Bank Robbery
    A Huntington Beach man was arrested yesterday on suspicion of robbing a bank in Newport Beach. 28-year-old Christopher Mellies was arrested by Newport Beach police for allegedly robbing a Wells Fargo Bank on East Coast Highway July 20, 2014.…
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Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Aug 21

    "Ending Marijuana Prohibition Must Take a Historical Perspective"

    "Ending Marijuana Prohibition Must Take a Historical Perspective"
    The title of this post is the title of this potent and provocative new Huffington Post piece by Jelani Hayes. The piece demands a full read, and here are excerpts: Underlying marijuana prohibition is a familiar philosophy: to preserve social…
  • Aug 20

    Oregon legalization campaign will run at least $2.3 million in TV ad

    Oregon legalization campaign will run at least $2.3 million in TV ad
    The Oregonian reported Monday that proponents of ballot measure 91 will spend at least $2.3 million on television advertising this election cycle. Here's their current ad: To my knowledge, there is not yet a formal opposition group to the…
  • Aug 20

    WA Attorney General files brief in case raising federal preemption

    WA Attorney General files brief in case raising federal preemption
    Although the Obama administration decided not to pursue a preemption challenge to Colorado and Washington's legalization laws, private parties and/or local officials can also raise the federal preemption issue in the right case. In…
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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/
  • Aug 21

    Alabama Federal Judge Arrested for Domestic Assault

    Alabama Federal Judge Arrested for Domestic Assault
    Criminal charges, including domestic assault or battery, often involve those who might seem unlikely suspects. The fact is, no one is immune from the law. In fact, high profile suspects often tend to receive harsher penalties, as police and…
  • Aug 17

    Seven Arrested in Mobile Meth Lab Raid

    Seven Arrested in Mobile Meth Lab Raid
    Drug raids and arrest often involve multiple defendants, potential conspiracy charges and charges ranging from possession to trafficking. In a recent case, the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office arrested seven people after raiding a…
  • Aug 11

    Alabama Criminal Expungement Law Takes Effect

    Alabama Criminal Expungement Law Takes Effect
    A new law has taken effect in Alabama permitting those who have been living under the cloud of a prior criminal arrest to finally be freed of those burdens. For the first time ever in this state, those previously charged with non-violent…
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Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Discusses appeals, drug crimes, sex crimes, violent crimes, and white collar crimes. By Mark Eiglarsh.

http://www.floridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    “Prosecutors of Ray Allen Intruders Are Following The Law”

    “Prosecutors of Ray Allen Intruders Are Following The Law”
    As a former burglary victim and father of three young children, I especially feel for Ray Allen and his family. I thoroughly understand why they’re demanding the arrest and maximum charge for all intruders who brazenly entered their…
  • Aug 4

    “Parents Now Arrested For Things My Parents Did…Frequently”

    “Parents Now Arrested For Things My Parents Did…Frequently”
    My parents would be deemed career criminals by today’s standards. That’s not to suggest that I believe that they ever committed any criminal acts. It’s just that the things they did with me and my siblings back in the…
  • Jul 14

    Stand Your Ground, Do Felons Still Have That Right?

    Stand Your Ground, Do Felons Still Have That Right?
    Bob Smith reasonably fears for his life.  A man yielding a knife, who is significantly larger than Bob, makes Bob believe that at any moment, he could be stabbed and killed.  Bob chooses not to run for it.  He pulls out a gun…
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Probable Cause

Probable Cause

Covers criminal defense, immigration consequences, and constitutional law. By Rick Horowitz.

http://www.rhdefense.com/blog
  • Aug 21

    Malice in Wonderland

    Malice in Wonderland
    For a thinking, attentive person who grew up in a free and democratic republic, life in the United States lately almost daily seems like an episode of the Twilight Zone, but with cartoons. One day, you wake up, and find a seven-year-old…
  • Aug 19

    Disrespect Me, and I Will Fuck You Up (Update X2)

    Disrespect Me, and I Will Fuck You Up (Update X2)
    In the still-vigorous wake of The Disaster Known As Ferguson Missouri, a “professor of homeland security” — one of those Orwellian titles created after the United States decided that an act of terrorism by foreigners…
  • Aug 17

    Nationalized House Arrest, the Culmination of Total Control

    Nationalized House Arrest, the Culmination of Total Control
    A couple of weeks or more ago, Fresno criminal defense lawyer Harry Drandel was attacked by the Fresno Sheriff’s Department while trying to enter the courthouse. Harry, who has been an respected attorney since 1983 —…
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Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Aug 21

    It’s A Poor Mechanic Who Blames The Terry Stop

    It’s A Poor Mechanic Who Blames The Terry Stop
    After the monumentally disturbing op-ed in the Washington Post by “homeland security” professor Sunil Dutta,  I’m a cop. If you don’t want to get hurt, don’t challenge me, Judge Richard Kopf posed an…
  • Aug 21

    A Test of Sorts: Kajieme Powell

    A Test of Sorts: Kajieme Powell
    A question was posed about what could have been going through Kajieme Powell as he waited for St. Louis police to arrive.  Lacking that magical power to read the minds of others, to project my thoughts into his and assume…
  • Aug 20

    Being Right Means Never Having To Say You’re Sorry

    Being Right Means Never Having To Say You’re Sorry
    To a UC Santa Barbara professor of feminist studies, there are small wrongs and big wrongs.  Mireille Miller-Young committed a small wrong, for which she offered a small apology in anticipation of sentence: “As much as the images…
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Ponzitracker

Ponzitracker

Covers Ponzi schemes. By Jordan Maglich.

http://www.ponzitracker.com/
  • Aug 21

    Ponzi Schemes Remain Prevalent In 2014; Over $1 Billion In New Schemes Uncovered

    Ponzi Schemes Remain Prevalent In 2014; Over $1 Billion In New Schemes Uncovered
    Nearly six years after the word "Ponzi scheme" became a household name thanks to Bernard Madoff, Ponzi schemes continue to proliferate and leave a trail of financial destruction in their wake as demonstrated by newly-compiled data showing…
  • Aug 20

    Former Attorney Gets 10-Year Sentence For $4 Million Ponzi Scheme

    Former Attorney Gets 10-Year Sentence For $4 Million Ponzi Scheme
    A now-disbarred Minnesota attorney who swindled victims out of more than $4 million in an elaborate Ponzi scheme was sentenced to serve 10 years in federal prison.  Mark Holt, 45, received the sentence from U.S. District Judge Susan…
  • Aug 20

    California Men Sentenced For $5 Million Real Estate Ponzi Scheme

    California Men Sentenced For $5 Million Real Estate Ponzi Scheme
    Two California men will each serve at least a decade in prison for operating a real estate Ponzi scheme that duped victims out of nearly $5 million.  Terrance Brown, of San Jose, California, and Antranik Kabajouzian, of Morgan City,…
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Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

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

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Aug 21

    Indicted Governor Still Haunted by Wrongful Execution and Political Cover-up

    Indicted Governor Still Haunted by Wrongful Execution and Political Cover-up
    Cameron Todd Willingham was executed by the State of Texas on February 17, 2004. He was the seventh person put to death that year in the state, and the 320th… read more →
  • Aug 20

    Gov. Rick Perry’s Indictment Focuses on Dirty Politic

    Gov. Rick Perry’s Indictment Focuses on Dirty Politic
    On August 15, 2014, Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted on felony counts of coercion and official oppression. After the immediate hoopla settled, the serious inquiry began focusing on the… read more →
  • Aug 17

    Pentagon Pipeline Turning American Streets into Militarized War Zone

    Pentagon Pipeline Turning American Streets into Militarized War Zone
    The recent confrontations between the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department and the city’s African-American community have served at least one purpose: it has shown the entire nation that too many police… read more →
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Fort Walton Beach & Destin…

Fort Walton Beach & Destin Criminal & DUI Defense Blog

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

http://www.emeraldcoastdefense.com/q-a/
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