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Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 26

    *Update*Injury Crash Near Bliss Sends Three To Hospital

    *Update*Injury Crash Near Bliss Sends Three To Hospital
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Jun 26

    Injury crash on I-86 near West Pocatello exit

    Injury crash on I-86 near West Pocatello exit
    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…
  • Jun 26

    Injury Crash Near Bliss Sends Three To Hospital

    Injury Crash Near Bliss Sends Three To Hospital
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
Rank this Week: 338

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jun 26

    Mother Jones devotes issue to reporter's four months working as a private prison guard

    Mother Jones devotes issue to reporter's four months working as a private prison guard
    Going from being just a must-read to perhaps a must-buy, Mother Jones has devoted much of its July/August 2016 issue to the writings of reporter Shane Bauer providing his first-hand account of his four months working as a guard at...
  • Jun 25

    Will party platforms include commitment to reduce mass incarceration (and does it really matter)?

    Will party platforms include commitment to reduce mass incarceration (and does it really matter)?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this new Politico article , headlined "Civil rights groups push Dems, GOP to include sentencing reform in their platforms." Here are excerpts: An influential coalition of civil…
  • Jun 25

    "Trauma Informed Juvenile Justice"

    "Trauma Informed Juvenile Justice"
    The title of this post is the title of this new paper authored by Samantha Buckingham now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: The juvenile justice system fails to account for the astounding rates of childhood trauma exposure amongst...
Rank this Week: 872

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 147

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
  • Jun 26

    Hot Air: The Fourth Amendment wasn’t created to protect the guilty

    Hot Air: The Fourth Amendment wasn’t created to protect the guilty
    Hot Air: The Fourth Amendment wasn’t created to protect the guilty by Jazz Shaw: The Libertarians are up in arms over yet another Supreme Court decision this week which involves the question of when police are allowed to use evidence…
  • Jun 26

    N.D.Ga.: Running away from the getaway car is an abandonment

    N.D.Ga.: Running away from the getaway car is an abandonment
    Officers had probable cause to search defendant’s car for DNA and other evidence connecting it to a bank robbery that the car was connected to. Aside from that, everybody in the car fled when it was stopped, and that’s an ……
  • Jun 26

    S.D.Fla.: Asking a question about a debit card during a plain view not unreasonable

    S.D.Fla.: Asking a question about a debit card during a plain view not unreasonable
    The police were called to defendant’s apartment by a “scream filled 911 call” needing an ambulance. Once inside, in plain view, officers saw a debit card with a name that didn’t belong to the occupants. Asking about it…
Rank this Week: 2125

Colorado Criminal Lawyer Blog

Colorado Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Colorado plea bargaining, statutes of limitations and mental health issues in criminal cases. By H. Michael Steinberg.

http://www.colorado-criminal-lawyer-online.com/
Rank this Week: 4923

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Jun 26

    When Trump Didn't Know What Brexit Wa

    When Trump Didn't Know What Brexit Wa
    Hollywood Reporter: "And Brexit? Your position?" I ask. "Huh?" "Brexit." "Hmm." "The Brits leaving the EU," I prompt, realizing that his lack of familiarity with one of the most pressing issues in Europe is for him no…
  • Jun 24

    India Still Waiting on Shami Witness Evidence

    India Still Waiting on Shami Witness Evidence
    Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the prolific Tweeter, ISIS news disseminator and aggregator, aka @ShamiWitness, has been incarcerated in India since December, 2014. He wasn't charged until June, 2015. And he still hasn't been tried. Despite... [[…
  • Jun 24

    Indonesia: Militants Get Second Chances While Drug Traffickers Face Death

    Indonesia: Militants Get Second Chances While Drug Traffickers Face Death
    I'm in favor of second chances for all offenders, terrorists included. But it is beyond the pale that Indonesia allows second chances for militant bomb-makers who participated in acts of terrorism to get out of jail and become…
Rank this Week: 3

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/
  • Jun 26

    Punitive Damages in Massachusetts DUI Lawsuit

    Punitive Damages in Massachusetts DUI Lawsuit
    Addiction can have a powerful hold on people, and it’s also often a driving force behind so many of the repeat DUI offenses that occur across the country. According to the National Department of Transportation, about…
  • Jun 24

    Alleged Drunk Driver Hits Massachusetts State Trooper with Motorcycle

    Alleged Drunk Driver Hits Massachusetts State Trooper with Motorcycle
    A few miles from downtown Boston lies Revere Beach, which was the first public beach in America.  As most people who live in Boston or the surrounding area know, while you probably wouldn’t want to go swimming there, and the beach…
  • Jun 24

    Alleged Drunk Driver Hits Massachusetts State Trooper with Motorcycle

    Alleged Drunk Driver Hits Massachusetts State Trooper with Motorcycle
    A few miles from downtown Boston lies Revere Beach, which was the first public beach in America.  As most people who live in Boston or the surrounding area know, while you probably wouldn’t want to go swimming there, and the beach…
Rank this Week: 726

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 734

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jun 26

    You Can’t Handle The Truth, Prosecutor Edition

    You Can’t Handle The Truth, Prosecutor Edition
    At Reason, a former federal prosecutor turned defense lawyer tells all. Granted, it’s just one guy’s story, but it is his story whether you like it or not. As it happens, that one guy is my buddy, Ken White. When I left the U.S.…
  • Jun 26

    How’s That Crowdsourcing Working For You Now?

    How’s That Crowdsourcing Working For You Now?
    In the aftermath of the Brexit vote, while all the really smart people are explaining that the Brits who voted to leave are stupid racists, few (if any) seem to factor into the equation that this is what happens when you leave decision-making…
  • Jun 25

    One Less Twitter Follower For All The Wrong Reasons: @Ebolamerican

    One Less Twitter Follower For All The Wrong Reasons: @Ebolamerican
    Milo Yiannopoulos, who twits under the name @Nero, trades in outrageousness to make his gay conservative point as tech editor at Breitbart. Hate him all you want (and for SJWs, that was plenty), but it failed to serve as compelling…
Rank this Week: 65

Inter Consulta

Inter Consulta

Covers international criminal law. By Alberto Huapaya.

http://ahuapayao.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    LA EXTRADICIÓN

    LA EXTRADICIÓN
  • Jun 25

    Traslado internacional de Personas Condenada

    Traslado internacional de Personas Condenada
    Alberto Huapaya OlivaresIntroducciónEl Traslado de Personas Condenadas en una de las instituciones de la Cooperación Judicial Internacional que más hondo sentido humanitario tiene, porque permite al interno extranjero la…
  • Jan 27

    Tratado de Extradición con la República Francesa: 1 de marzo de 2016 entra en vigor

    Tratado de Extradición con la República Francesa: 1 de marzo de 2016 entra en vigor
    El "Tratado de Extradición entre la República del Perú y la República Francesa", suscrito en Lima, el 21 de febrero del 2013, aprobado por Resolución Legislativa N° 30413 (el 08 de enero del 2016), y…
Rank this Week: 1312

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/
  • Jun 25

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Procedure eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 209 It's Too Complicated: The Technological Implications of IP-Based Communications on Content/Non-Content Distinctions and the Third Party Doctrine Steven M. Bellovin, Matt…
  • Jun 25

    "Applying the Fourth Amendment to placing calls from a locked phone to identify its owner"

    "Applying the Fourth Amendment to placing calls from a locked phone to identify its owner"
    Orin Kerr has this post at The Volokh Conspiracy. In part: This question has come up in the “Gone Girl” kidnapping case currently before Judge Troy Nunley in Sacramento. As I understand the facts from the SacBee story, the defendant,...
  • Jun 24

    "Arkansas Supreme Court upholds lethal injection protocol and secrecy law"

    "Arkansas Supreme Court upholds lethal injection protocol and secrecy law"
    From Jurist: The Arkansas Supreme Court [official website] upheld [opinion, PDF] a state law Thursday that allows for the type, manufacturers and sellers of drugs used for lethal injections to be kept confidential. This ruling would allow the…
Rank this Week: 64

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer…

Monmouth County Criminal Lawyer Blog

By IMG Legal Group.

http://www.imglegalgroup.com/#!blog/cxyn
  • Jun 25

    Has a Bench Warrant Been Issued for You in Monmouth or Ocean County NJ?

    Has a Bench Warrant Been Issued for You in Monmouth or Ocean County NJ?
    If a judge has issued a bench warrant for you or a loved one in the Monmouth or Ocean County area, then it is imperative you take immediate action and contact Monmouth criminal defense attorney Ian Goldman of IMG Legal Group. A bench warrant…
  • Jun 6

    Drug Possession Charges & Punishment in Monmouth County NJ

    Drug Possession Charges & Punishment in Monmouth County NJ
    The severity of the penalties for drug possession depends upon the type of substance and the amount seized. Drug offenses can result in mandatory prison time and the sentences surrounding drug offenses are increasing in severity. If…
  • May 31

    Let a Former Prosecutor Fight For You

    Let a Former Prosecutor Fight For You
     When you are entangled with the criminal justice system, it will be entirely necessary to secure the best legal defense possible. There are two types of criminal defense attorneys, those who have worked as a former prosecuting attorney…
Rank this Week: 2263

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    Thank You

    Thank You
    About two weeks ago, a judicial officer and a district attorney made a bogus claim.I do not know Sheriff Ackerman.  I've met the man twice.  I do not know the Deputies at the Lea County Sheriff's office.  I've met them only in…
  • Jun 25

    Lea County Republicans: Good Choice

    Lea County Republicans: Good Choice
    Congratulations to Jonathan Sena for getting the nod.Serna works hard.  Always listens.I don't know what will happen in November, but I do know this, the future is bright for Sena.Nobody deserves it more.
  • Jun 25

    And Once Again: A Reversal of Luce's Office

    And Once Again: A Reversal of Luce's Office
    Here we go again.A common thread in the reversals from Dianna Luce's office is the prevention of a defendant being able to present a defense.That is a fundamental right guaranteed to all American citizens under our state and federal…
Rank this Week: 1960

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • Jun 25

    Lawyer Falls for Nigerian Scam, Loses His Law License

    Lawyer Falls for Nigerian Scam, Loses His Law License
    Albert Einstein’s quotes are legion, but one of his most pithy is: “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.” Along the same line, Judge Judy once remarked…
  • Jun 10

    New York Rabbi Ousted from Synagogue After His Fifth Divorce

    New York Rabbi Ousted from Synagogue After His Fifth Divorce
    In 2007 Newsweek magazine reported that Rabbi Marc Schneier was one of the top 50 Jews in America, renowned for founding the Hampton Synagogue in tony West Hampton Beach and the New York Synagogue in Manhattan. A media darling and interfaith…
  • Jun 9

    Tough Judge Fines Lawyer $4,000 for Being 8 Minutes Late

    Tough Judge Fines Lawyer $4,000 for Being 8 Minutes Late
    A three-day murder trial in Arkansas was aborted this week when defence counsel , Jim Morris, showed up eight minutes late, and failed to telephone the court to advise he was on his way. Judge Bynum Gibson had requested that counsel appear at…
Rank this Week: 419

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/
  • Jun 25

    TPPF's Derek Cohen on criminal penalty enhancement

    TPPF's Derek Cohen on criminal penalty enhancement
    Our pal Derek Cohen at the Texas Public Policy Foundation's Center for Effective Justice this week published a new public policy brief this week titled, "Texas' Mandatory Sentencing Enhancements." Grits sat down with Derek on Thursday to talk…
  • Jun 23

    Lying cops, ticket quotas, junk science and Naloxone

    Lying cops, ticket quotas, junk science and Naloxone
    Here are a few odds and ends which merit Grits readers attention even if I don't have time to blow each of them out into individual posts.Naloxone available in Texas this weekThe Texas Legislature last year approved widespread access to…
  • Jun 23

    Fourth Amendment body blow

    Fourth Amendment body blow
    The Fourth Amendment has suffered some major recent body blows. We've already discussed how the Supreme Court of Texas okayed cops performing illegal searches in pursuit of asset forfeiture seizures. Now the US Supreme Court in a case styled…
Rank this Week: 389

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/
  • Jun 25

    Can A Long, Legal Sentence Violate the Constitution?

    Can A Long, Legal Sentence Violate the Constitution?
    “Comparison is the death of joy.”  – Mark Twain Our brains are constantly sizing up other people, and it should come as no surprise that there is always someone with less body fat and a bigger bank account.…
  • Jun 16

    High Driving Is Safer Than Sober

    High Driving Is Safer Than Sober
    Professional athletes are always trying to optimize their performance.  That’s their job.  Training helps performance.  Diet helps performance.  Meditation helps performance.  And, drugs help performance.…
  • Jun 12

    One Concert Review Every Five Years — Gogol Bordello & Frank Turner

    One Concert Review Every Five Years — Gogol Bordello & Frank Turner
    Frank Turner The Sleeping Souls at The Beachum, June 11, 2016 I took my daughter to see Frank Turner & Gogol Bordello at The Beachum last night.  Really, she took me.  I’m not a music journalist, as…
Rank this Week: 3174

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog…

Versus Texas: A Criminal Law Blog by Texas Defense Attorneys

Covers federal and state criminal law issues that come up during police stops all the way through sentencing. By Varghese Summersett PLLC.

https://versustexas.com/blog
  • Jun 25

    Castle Doctrine in Texas | Castle Law in Texa

    Castle Doctrine in Texas | Castle Law in Texa
    The post Castle Doctrine in Texas | Castle Law in Texas appeared first on Fort Worth Criminal Defense Attorneys, DWI Lawyers, Sexual Assault and Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers.
  • Jun 22

    Boating While Intoxicated in Texa

    Boating While Intoxicated in Texa
    Did you know Boating While Intoxicated is a criminal offense in Texas? Did you know the criminal penalties for Boating While Intoxicated are as severe as the penalties for Driving While Intoxicated? Did you know that officers from Texas…
  • Jun 21

    Sotomayor’s Dissent in Utah v. Strieff Takes Center Stage as Supreme Court Weakens Fourth Amendment

    Sotomayor’s Dissent in Utah v. Strieff Takes Center Stage as Supreme Court Weakens Fourth Amendment
    Utah v. Strieff and the Fourth Amendment The Fourth Amendment protects “[t]he right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures.” An officer must have…
Rank this Week: 2075

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jun 25

    More on Civil Remedies for Police Transgression

    More on Civil Remedies for Police Transgression
    Kent has a thoughtful post about Judge Jon Newman's suggestions to broaden the means to hold police accountable for infringing the constitutional rights of citizens.  I would add for the moment only four brief points which, together,…
  • Jun 24

    Civil Remedies for Police Transgression

    Civil Remedies for Police Transgression
    Senior Circuit Judge Jon Newman of USCA2 has this op-ed in the WaPo, proposing expanded civil remedies for police misconduct.  It is an important subject and worthy of serious consideration, but I think Judge Newman's article may mislead…
  • Jun 24

    The Silence of the Civil Liberties Lamb

    The Silence of the Civil Liberties Lamb
    When there is an acquittal in a high-profile prosecution  --  particularly a prosecution that reeks of political opportunism and racial edginess  --  the civil liberties and criminal defense bars often whoop it up.There…
Rank this Week: 109

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Covers decisions and opinions by The Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and The Supreme Court of the United States regarding DUI law, Search and Seizure, and arrest procedures. By George C. Creal Jr.

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
Rank this Week: 3356

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
  • Jun 25

    DWI Defendant Stripped of New Trial Because Defense Failed to Obtain Ruling, Preserve Error

    DWI Defendant Stripped of New Trial Because Defense Failed to Obtain Ruling, Preserve Error
    A criminal trial can sometimes be a confusing process in which important issues can be left unattended when procedural arguments become convoluted. This was recently illustrated in a DWI case, Smith v. State, decided by the Texas Court…
  • Jun 24

    Williamson County Just Can’t Get Enough Prosecutorial Misconduct

    Williamson County Just Can’t Get Enough Prosecutorial Misconduct
    Some diseases are incurable. People recognize that harsh reality.   The Williamson County District Attorney’s Office is apparently suffering from a potentially incurable affliction: prosecutorial misconduct. Its symptoms are…
  • Jun 23

    The Problem with the Government’s No-Fly List and Due Proce

    The Problem with the Government’s No-Fly List and Due Proce
    The things some politicians say often defy logic and everyday common sense. That has certainly been the case in comments some politicians, especially Republican conservatives, have made in the wake of the horrific Orlando massacre and the…
Rank this Week: 194

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Jun 25

    Common Misunderstood Legal Term

    Common Misunderstood Legal Term
    Most people believe that attorneys use “complicated” language, or what some refer to as legalese.  While the legal terms used in the everyday life of a lawyer are well understood (for the most part) by other attorneys, those…
  • Jun 25

    Michigan Bar Association

    Michigan Bar Association
    In the state of Michigan there are countless local bar associations, including the Grand Rapids Bar Association, Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, Oakland and Ingham County Bar Associations, and even “special purpose” bars…
  • Jun 22

    Crime – On the Rise in the Heat of Summer, Tips to Stay Safe

    Crime – On the Rise in the Heat of Summer, Tips to Stay Safe
    Summer is officially underway, and in Laurel, MS authorities have already warned residents of the increase in crime rates over summer months.  Local police say crime begins to rise along with the temperatures, and that it happens every…
Rank this Week: 284

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

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

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 25

    ¿Cómo invertir los ahorros que has retirado de las AFP? 2da. Parte

    ¿Cómo invertir los ahorros que has retirado de las AFP? 2da. Parte
    Faltando a mi promesa, siendo las 6.15 minutos de la mañana me adelanto a  termina el comentario de ayer Viernes 24 de junio de 2016. Habíamos visto lo riesgoso que es colocar nuestros ahorros en una institución…
  • Jun 24

    ¿Cómo invertir los ahorros que has retirado de las AFP?

    ¿Cómo invertir los ahorros que has retirado de las AFP?
    ¿Cómo invertir los ahorros que has retirado de las AFP? Por fuentes periodísticas sabemos que la mayoría de clientes que han retirado sus ahorros de las AFP contaban con un fondo promedio de S/.80,000.00…
  • Jun 24

    DEROGARÁN LA LEY DE RETIRO DEL 95.5% DE LOS FONDOS DE LAS AFP POR JUBILADOS O NO.

    DEROGARÁN LA LEY DE RETIRO DEL 95.5% DE LOS FONDOS DE LAS AFP POR JUBILADOS O NO.
    Desde hace algunos días podemos leer en los medios lo que los clientes de las AFP pueden hacer con el 25% que retirarán para la cuota inicial de su primera vivienda, la SBS, siempre según los medios, viene trabajando…
Rank this Week: 3227

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Jun 25

    "Democratic Senators Push DEA to Downgrade Marijuana Classification"

    "Democratic Senators Push DEA to Downgrade Marijuana Classification"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new Wall Street Journal piece. Here are excerpts: A group of Democratic lawmakers is renewing pressure on the Drug Enforcement Administration to remove marijuana from its current position…
  • Jun 24

    Lots of notable marijuana politics and reform news from the states and Congre

    Lots of notable marijuana politics and reform news from the states and Congre
    Over at Marijuana.com, Tom Angell does a great job covering news on the marijuana reform law and politics front. These posts from this past week highlight why serious marijuana reform students should be following his work: Sanders Pushes…
  • Jun 23

    Some good hard questions in Ohio following passage of its medical marijuana reform

    Some good hard questions in Ohio following passage of its medical marijuana reform
    These two recent newspaper article raise two good and challenging questions concerning the policies and practicalities soon now to become reality when Ohio's medical marijuana reforms formally become law in the coming months: Ohio’s medical…
Rank this Week: 1850

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
  • Jun 24

    Orgullo: Mexico City Pride

    Orgullo: Mexico City Pride
    By Jesús Canchola Sánchez June 25 marks the 38th Pride march in Mexico City. “It is the most important space for the LGBT movement each year. It is a space of dissidence and celebration. It represents for many the only…
  • Jun 20

    It’s time to make basic protections for women refugees a priority!

    It’s time to make basic protections for women refugees a priority!
    Women refugees have been intimidated, leered at, and targeted by smugglers, uniformed guards, and fellow refugees along their arduous journey.
  • Jun 20

    The Former Refugee Who Rescued His Own Family on a Greek beach

    The Former Refugee Who Rescued His Own Family on a Greek beach
    On World Refugee Day, we talk to Ghias Aljundi, who fled to the UK from Syria 18 years ago. He is one of thousands volunteering to help refugees arriving in Greece since last year. But he’d never expected that one day he’d rescue…
Rank this Week: 25

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/
  • Jun 24

    Riding dirty? Refuse searches, try to relax, and some other pointers.

    Riding dirty? Refuse searches, try to relax, and some other pointers.
    By now you know that you should never consent to a search of your car. But what if you actually have a joint in the console (terrible hiding place by the way), or you are a mule and worried the popo will find the package? Same advice, just…
  • Jun 24

    How to get your DWI video in Texas, even if your case hasn’t been filed.

    How to get your DWI video in Texas, even if your case hasn’t been filed.
    One of the problems with DWI cases is that it can take months, years sometimes, before a DWI video appears from the DA’s office. For example, we have a case set for trial in Dallas and the video didn’t show up for nearly two…
  • Jun 6

    Dallas’ Black Population Faces Much Higher Odds of Arrest for Marijuana than White

    Dallas’ Black Population Faces Much Higher Odds of Arrest for Marijuana than White
    Source: Dallas’ Black Population Faces Much Higher Odds of Arrest for Marijuana than Whites You can tell who the politically powerless are by who gets arrested for petty bullshit, like simple pot possession. Actually, I shouldn’t…
Rank this Week: 1707

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

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

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Jun 24

    Supreme Court issues its ruling in Bernard v. Minnesota

    Supreme Court issues its ruling in Bernard v. Minnesota
    The Impact of Birchfield v North Dakota (Bernard)  There has been a lot of uncertainty regarding Minnesota’s DWI laws since the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) granted review of three DWI cases in December of 2015. The…
  • May 27

    What you need to know before taking a DWI test

    What you need to know before taking a DWI test
    Are you aware of all of the consequences you face when deciding to take a chemical test after an arrest for driving while impaired (DWI) in Minnesota? The arrested individual should be aware that the police will not tell you everything you…
  • Apr 30

    Boating Under the Influence (BWI) in Minnesota

    Boating Under the Influence (BWI) in Minnesota
    Minnesota’s lakes have always been popular destinations for boating and fishing, particularly during the summer months.  Sometimes those who partake in this enjoyable recreational activity also view boating as a chance to relax and…
Rank this Week: 1158

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Have You Been Sexually Assaulted Or Sexually Harassed At Work?

    Have You Been Sexually Assaulted Or Sexually Harassed At Work?
    As shown in the media, more and more men and women are complaining about being sexually harassed in the workplace by their employers – including even being sexually assaulted.  If you are the victim of such offensive behavior, you…
  • Jun 16

    Update: Anthony Mangone’s Sentence Vacated by Federal Appeals Court

    Update: Anthony Mangone’s Sentence Vacated by Federal Appeals Court
    On Monday, June 13, the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated the 18 month sentence of Anthony Mangone, a disbarred Westchester County lawyer convicted of corruption charges whose testimony helped convict three New York state…
  • Jun 8

    Law Offices of Jeffrey Lichtman Representing Men Charged With Sheep Marketplace Bitcoin Theft

    Law Offices of Jeffrey Lichtman Representing Men Charged With Sheep Marketplace Bitcoin Theft
    Jeffrey Lichtman has been hired by two men who are alleged to have stolen 5,400 Bitcoins – worth approximately $6.6 million – from the online drug sales website Sheep Marketplace in 2013.  Last week, the United States…
Rank this Week: 2106

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    The Bundys Argue Their Rights are Being Violated

    The Bundys Argue Their Rights are Being Violated
    Ammon and Ryan Bundy have filed for an administrative hearing over what they claim are ‘deplorable and unconstitutional’ conditions. According to the document filed by their attorneys, the Bundys argue that their first amendment…
  • Jun 22

    Life Under Curfew for American Teens: ‘It’s Insane, No Other Country Does This’

    Life Under Curfew for American Teens: ‘It’s Insane, No Other Country Does This’
    The Guardian came out with an interesting piece on the enforcement of local curfew ordinances and their effect on youth. In the city of San Diego, it is illegal for anyone under the age of 18 to be out past 10pm. The city, using its police…
  • Jun 17

    Texas Police Say Criminals Often Use Imitation Weapon

    Texas Police Say Criminals Often Use Imitation Weapon
    In the state of Texas, like many other states, police are saying that more crimes are being committed with imitation weapons like BB guns because they are made so realistically, are cheaper, and easier to obtain. Fake weapons like BB guns can…
Rank this Week: 2012

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Singapore’s heartless death penalty for drug trafficker

    Singapore’s heartless death penalty for drug trafficker
    Source: Online Citizen (11 June 2016)http://www.theonlinecitizen.com/2016/06/singapores-heartless-death-penalty-drug-traffickers/By Arjun MalikOn the first of June, I watched the conclusion of a capital punishment heroin trafficking case in…
  • Jun 24

    ADPAN urges Indonesia to Abolish Death Penalty and Castration for Sex Offender

    ADPAN urges Indonesia to Abolish Death Penalty and Castration for Sex Offender
    Source: Anti Death Penalty Asia Network (16 June 2016)https://adpan.org/2016/06/16/adpan-urges-indonesia-to-abolish-death-penalty-and-castration-for-sex-offenders/ADPAN(Anti Death Penalty Asia Network) is perturbed by Indonesia’s recent…
  • Jun 10

    ASEAN setback: Forward march on death penalty

    ASEAN setback: Forward march on death penalty
    Source: The Jakarta Post (10 June 2016)http://www.thejakartapost.com/academia/2016/06/01/asean-setback-forward-march-on-death-penalty.htmlLast Wednesday President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo announced a controversial regulation in lieu…
Rank this Week: 530

Seattle Attorneys Blog

Seattle Attorneys Blog

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

http://www.seattleattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2038

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Jun 24

    Defending Clients Against Nevada Animal Abuse Charge

    Defending Clients Against Nevada Animal Abuse Charge
    A biotech firm in California is being forced to pay a $3.5 million fine after the U.S. Department of Agriculture accused them of mistreating animals that they used for research. Santa Cruz Biotechnology has additionally lost its ability to…
  • Jun 20

    Lewdness Charges Bring Considerable Penaltie

    Lewdness Charges Bring Considerable Penaltie
    Local police are on the lookout for a Hispanic man who they say may be guilty of lewdness in a public place. The incident allegedly took place at an east valley business on May 19. Details in the case are sketchy. If the police find the…
  • Jun 16

    Nevada Armed Robbery Charge

    Nevada Armed Robbery Charge
    One man is accused of robbing a Domino’s near UNLV on May 13. Police say that the suspect brandished a handgun before telling store employees to empty out the cash register. He fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money. Based…
Rank this Week: 1022

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

Covers immigration and criminal law. By Hassan M. Ahmad.

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • Jun 24

    Winning A Second Chance After Asylum Denied

    Winning A Second Chance After Asylum Denied
    You've told the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. You hired a lawyer. You spent countless hours working with your lawyer on collecting evidence, rehearsing your story, making sure everything was correct, and that there were…
  • Jun 23

    #DAPA Is Dead

    #DAPA Is Dead
    This morning, the Supreme Court deadlocked on the decision in Texas v. U.S., 4-4. That means the lower court ruling stands. That means that, for now, 4 million people must continue to live in the shadows.I want to make one…
  • May 5

    Revocable Divorces vs. US Immigration

    Revocable Divorces vs. US Immigration
    Marriage and divorce is understood differently across various cultures. That leads to different laws regarding marriage and divorce. We last touched on this subject back in 2010 in our Blawg post "A Marriage Is A Marriage, But Is A Divorce A…
Rank this Week: 4931

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    What to do (not do) After a Michigan DUI Arrest

    What to do (not do) After a Michigan DUI Arrest
    Soon after a DUI arrest, upon a person’s release, a lot of things happen.  As a Michigan DUI lawyer, I am familiar with the emotional and the “what’s next?” stress that follows someone’s release from…
  • Jun 20

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration – Avoid the Four Corners of Failure

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration – Avoid the Four Corners of Failure
    There are lots of reasons why a person can lose a Michigan driver’s license restoration or clearance case, but there are 4 very common reasons that I’d like to explore in this article.  These things most often happen when…
  • Jun 13

    Michigan DUI – How you are Defined by your BAC Result

    Michigan DUI – How you are Defined by your BAC Result
    It’s been a while since I have written about the importance of the BAC result in Michigan DUI cases.  In this article, I want to take another look at the role of a BAC result in an OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) case.  To…
Rank this Week: 1173

White Collar Alert

White Collar Alert

Provides news and insight to counsel and legal observers concerning white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, government litigation and regulatory compliance. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://whitecollarblog.mmwr.com
Rank this Week: 1029

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    My Child Received a Juvenile Arrest Summons Ticket in Connecticut…Do We Need a Lawyer?

    My Child Received a Juvenile Arrest Summons Ticket in Connecticut…Do We Need a Lawyer?
    The best Connecticut criminal juvenile lawyers and attorneys in Wilton, Norwalk, Greenwich, Darien, and Stamford often get calls from parents whose child has been arrested or issued a juvenile summons or juvenile ticket. It’s a…
  • Jun 17

    Will Age Restrictions Curb Alive at Five Arrests in Stamford Connecticut?

    Will Age Restrictions Curb Alive at Five Arrests in Stamford Connecticut?
    For homegrown Stamford Connecticut residents like myself, we were thrilled with the Alive at Five concert series that started about a decade ago and brought people to Stamford downtown to see their favorite 90s band. A few bumps in the road…
  • Jun 10

    Should I Fight Extradition to or from Connecticut?

    Should I Fight Extradition to or from Connecticut?
    Extradition is the process during which a country or state surrenders or retrieves a fugitive from another country or state. As the best Connecticut criminal extradition lawyers know, every state—and every country—maintains their…
Rank this Week: 1239

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense law, including recent policy changes and supreme court rulings. By Kenneth Padowitz, P.A.

http://lauderdalecriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Can You Break the Law in Virtual Reality?

    Can You Break the Law in Virtual Reality?
    Virtual reality is now becoming mainstream. What was once a popular topic for science fiction, virtual reality is now becoming – for lack of a better word, a reality. The Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Microsoft HoloLens, Jaunt, One Plus, Sony…
  • Jun 15

    Date Rape: What It Is, the Law and the Consequence

    Date Rape: What It Is, the Law and the Consequence
    Date Rape The difference between ‘date rape’ and standard ‘rape’ in the legal context is restricted to the legal meaning of the terms. Thus, they carry the same serious consequences. ‘Date rape’ is a…
  • Jun 6

    Florida “Murderabilia” and “Son of Sam” Law

    Florida “Murderabilia” and “Son of Sam” Law
    It is the times really, crime fascinates our society, and the morbid curiosity for all things crime can be nauseating at extreme levels. The biggest culprits for the advance of this crime fascination are the media and cinema. Heinous crimes…
Rank this Week: 2205

Collin County Criminal Lawyers…

Collin County Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Texas criminal law. By Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC.

http://www.collincountycriminallawyers.com/
  • Jun 24

    The State is Trying To Revoke My Probation–What Can I Do About It?

    The State is Trying To Revoke My Probation–What Can I Do About It?
    By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 Probation is technical and expensive. To be successful on probation you have to be organized, disciplined, and have a little bit of luck.…
  • Jun 23

    What is K2 and is it Legal in Texas?

    What is K2 and is it Legal in Texas?
    By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 The generic definition of K2 is that it is a psychoactive designer drug made up of natural herbs that are sprayed with synthetic chemicals.…
  • Jun 8

    Can I Be Arrested If I Have Prescription Medication Without the Prescription?

    Can I Be Arrested If I Have Prescription Medication Without the Prescription?
    By Bo Kalabus www.rosenthalwadas.com; b.kalabus@rosenthalwadas.com 24-hour Jail Release: 214-402-4364 YES! However, if you can provide a copy of the prescription (and show it was valid at the time of the arrest), the case against you will…
Rank this Week: 4638

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, breath testing, and field sobriety tests in Minnesota. By Charles A. Ramsay & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Charles Ramsay Discusses the Bernard Decision With KARE11 New

    Charles Ramsay Discusses the Bernard Decision With KARE11 New
    Ramsay Law Firm's Charles Ramsay recently appeared on KARE 11 news to discuss the impact of the recently issued Bernard decision, handed down by the United States Supreme Court on Thursday.  While breath testing is no longer considered…
  • Jun 23

    SCOTUS Issues Bernard Decision

    SCOTUS Issues Bernard Decision
    Today we all received the long-awaited decision from the United States Supreme Court in Bernard v. Minnesota (technically it was three consolidated cases, but here we'll just refer to the whole decision as "Bernard.") First things first -- if…
  • Jun 13

    Backdoor Breath Testing 4: Legal Standards From Our Implied Consent Law and Standard Jury Instructions (Part III)

    Backdoor Breath Testing 4: Legal Standards From Our Implied Consent Law and Standard Jury Instructions (Part III)
    Last week was a very busy week for Ramsay Law Firm, but here’s the final part in our recent trilogy of blog posts dealing with the legal standards that apply to uncertainty challenges to breath testing. The first two parts are here…
Rank this Week: 4194

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Minnesota DWI Defense Blog

Covers DWI/DUI news, issues and defenses. By Charles A. Ramsay.

http://www.mndwidefenseblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Charles Ramsay Discusses the Bernard Decision With KARE11 New

    Charles Ramsay Discusses the Bernard Decision With KARE11 New
    Ramsay Law Firm's Charles Ramsay recently appeared on KARE 11 news to discuss the impact of the recently issued Bernard decision, handed down by the United States Supreme Court on Thursday.  While breath testing is no longer considered…
  • Jun 23

    SCOTUS Issues Bernard Decision

    SCOTUS Issues Bernard Decision
    Today we all received the long-awaited decision from the United States Supreme Court in Bernard v. Minnesota (technically it was three consolidated cases, but here we'll just refer to the whole decision as "Bernard.") First things first -- if…
  • Jun 13

    Backdoor Breath Testing 4: Legal Standards From Our Implied Consent Law and Standard Jury Instructions (Part III)

    Backdoor Breath Testing 4: Legal Standards From Our Implied Consent Law and Standard Jury Instructions (Part III)
    Last week was a very busy week for Ramsay Law Firm, but here’s the final part in our recent trilogy of blog posts dealing with the legal standards that apply to uncertainty challenges to breath testing. The first two parts are here…
Rank this Week: 3709

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Jun 24

    Framingham High School Student Arrested on Weapons Charge

    Framingham High School Student Arrested on Weapons Charge
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a Framingham teen brought a stun gun to Framingham High School this past week. The article states that the school administration had received a tip that the juvenile was bringing the stun…
  • Jun 20

    Senate Proposes Budget Amendment Giving Massachusetts Judges Discretion When Imposing Court Fee

    Senate Proposes Budget Amendment Giving Massachusetts Judges Discretion When Imposing Court Fee
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, the Senate recently passed its version of the 2017 budget, which includes an amendment that will significantly impact the way that court fees are imposed on defendants in criminal…
  • Jun 18

    Framingham Man Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge

    Framingham Man Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, Worcester police recently arrested a Framingham High School music teacher on domestic violence charges. According to a second article, the court also issued a restraining order against…
Rank this Week: 2978

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

Covers public criminal justice and defense. By Luftman, Heck & Associates LLP.

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • Jun 24

    Columbus OVI Reduced To Reckless Driving Offense

    Columbus OVI Reduced To Reckless Driving Offense
    Being pulled over by the police can be a harrowing experience for anyone, but when you add the suspicion that you were driving under the influence, a typical traffic stop quickly turns into something very grim. With that in mind, a lot was on…
  • Jun 21

    Sexual Orientation Not Included in Ohio’s Hate Crime Law

    Sexual Orientation Not Included in Ohio’s Hate Crime Law
    The FBI broadly defines hate crimes as a criminal offense against a person or property motivated in whole or in part by an offender’s bias or intolerance on the basis of race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, ethnicity, gender,…
  • Jun 21

    OVI Offense Reduced for a Non-citizen

    OVI Offense Reduced for a Non-citizen
    Driving under the influence is taken very seriously in Ohio and if you are charged with an Ohio OVI, you’ll want a skilled attorney with experience handling various OVI cases to answer your questions and help you craft a strong defense.…
Rank this Week: 363

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 2067

Cortez Law Blog

Cortez Law Blog

Blogging on criminal law news and cases.

http://cortezlawblog.com
  • Jun 24

    BIRCHFIELD vs. NORTH DAKOTA

    BIRCHFIELD vs. NORTH DAKOTA
    BIRCHFIELD vs. NORTH DAKOTA Highlights of Post Police are required to get a search warrant before taking a blood sample from a motorist suspected of DWI. However, police are not required to get a search warrant to take a breath sample from a…
  • Jun 20

    UTAH v. STRIEFF

    UTAH v. STRIEFF
    UTAH v. STRIEFF The Supreme Court decided an interesting Fourth Amendment issue this morning: What to do when the only way police learn that a suspect has a valid arrest warrant and is in possession of narcotics is by first violating that…
  • Apr 26

    Mitigating Roles and Lower Federal Sentence

    Mitigating Roles and Lower Federal Sentence
    HOW TO GET A LOWER FEDERAL SENTENCE . . . REALLY! Intro What if someone is caught with a kilogram of methamphetamine, several kilograms of heroin, or some other controlled substance? And let’s suppose further that they were acting only…
Rank this Week: 2169

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    The Boston University Library, Trespass and the MacBook

    The Boston University Library, Trespass and the MacBook
    This post examines an opinion from the Appeals Court of Massachusetts:  Commonwealth v. Bermudez, 2016 WL 1618213 (2016). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatThe defendant, Jonathan Bermudez, appeals  from his convictions…
  • Jun 22

    The Lawyer, Sexually Oriented Texts and Misconduct

    The Lawyer, Sexually Oriented Texts and Misconduct
    This post examines an opinion from the Ohio Supreme Court:  Disciplinary Counsel v. Bartels, 2016 WL 3344953 (2016).  The title of the case differs from the usual “Brown v. Smith” (civil case) or “State v.…
  • Jun 20

    Grand Theft, Petit Theft and the Dell Laptop

    Grand Theft, Petit Theft and the Dell Laptop
    This post deals with an opinion from the District Court of Appeal of Florida – Fourth District:  Walker v. State, 2016 WL 2745011 (2016). The court begins by explaining that “[t]he issue in this appeal is whether there was…
Rank this Week: 316

Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Alabama Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal, employment and family law. By Ingram Law LLC.

http://www.alabamalitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jun 24

    Rule 32 Petition from Jefferson County, Alabama Denied

    Rule 32 Petition from Jefferson County, Alabama Denied
    This case arises out of Jefferson County, Alabama, Ex Parte Sturdivant. This case involves an appeal from the Court of Criminal Appeals in regards to a Rule 32 petition.  Rule 32 of the Alabama Rules of Criminal Procedure provides a…
  • Jun 23

    Court Overturns Improper Search Warrant in Mobile County, Alabama

    Court Overturns Improper Search Warrant in Mobile County, Alabama
    This is a criminal case that was appealed due to a search warrant being served illegally.  This case is from Mobile County, Alabama in the case of Anderson v. State of Alabama. The Officers Jimmy Bailey (“Officer Bailey”) and…
  • Jun 22

    Child Custody Case Reversed in Mobile County, Alabama

    Child Custody Case Reversed in Mobile County, Alabama
    This is a child custody case post- divorce proceeding from Mobile County, Alabama, Myers v. Myers.  This case stems from a divorce judgment granted in 2008. Here, the divorce judgment ratified a divorce agreement that split legal and…
Rank this Week: 2026