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New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    People v Moore, People v Doyle... ont

    People v Moore, People v Doyle... ont
    The defendant cites People v Smith, which, in effect, held that if corroboration was required to convict defendant at the trial, such corroboration was also needed at a preliminary hearing. The Court observed that the authorities cited by…
  • Sep 14

    Designated Felony...cont

    Designated Felony...cont
    The Respondent first asserts that the designation of a non-sexual offense committed prior to the effective date of SOMTA as sexually motivated violates the Ex Post Facto clause of the United States Constitution. Article 1, § 9, clause 5…
  • Sep 13

    Court reasoned that indecent assault is a federal felony...cont

    Court reasoned that indecent assault is a federal felony...cont
    The People have presented no evidence of any kind suggesting that naval sex offenders must register with the Navy or have any ongoing obligation to keep the Navy informed of their whereabouts once they leave the service. Furthermore, the...
Rank this Week: 991

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/
  • Sep 14

    Another Bogus Loitering & Prowling Charge Dismissed

    Another Bogus Loitering & Prowling Charge Dismissed
    Many folks live with a constant fear of police abuse. From what I've seen over the years, that fear is completely understandable, depending upon location, and economic standings. And, there are several different ways law enforcement abuse…
  • Sep 6

    Florida's DHSMV picks a fight with County Court Judge

    Florida's DHSMV picks a fight with County Court Judge
    For those of you that have kids, you've heard the phrase "no, I won't do it." Well, most kids don't really say "no, I'm not going to do that", but if you listen close to their responses, a parental translation of statements like "when I'm…
  • Aug 31

    Possession of Alprazolam and Hydrocodone Convictions Overturned

    Possession of Alprazolam and Hydrocodone Convictions Overturned
    Yes, the title of this article gives away the ending, but it's the journey, not the destination. FACTS: Daniel Shedd is just chilling, drinking a beer, driving his mom's car, when he was stopped by the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP). Shedd v.…
Rank this Week: 382

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    “Good Time” in Washington: A Model for Wisconsin?

    “Good Time” in Washington: A Model for Wisconsin?
    In my previous post, I argued that Wisconsin should consider reinstituting “good time” for prisoners, that is, credits toward accelerated release that can be earned based on good behavior.  An established program that…
  • Sep 1

    Why No “Good Time” in Wisconsin?

    Why No “Good Time” in Wisconsin?
    Unlike most other states, Wisconsin does not recognize prisoners’ good behavior with credits toward accelerated release.  Wisconsin had such a “good time” program for well over a century, but eliminated it as part of…
  • Aug 14

    “With Friends Like These . . .”: New Critiques of Graham and Miller

    “With Friends Like These . . .”: New Critiques of Graham and Miller
    The U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions in Graham v. Florida (2010) and Miller v. Alabama (2012) undoubtedly constitute the most important developments in Eighth Amendment law over the past decade.  Graham banned…
Rank this Week: 4654

Missouri Criminal Lawyers Blog

Missouri Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law and DWI law. Published By Sansone Law, LLC

http://www.missouricriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    SHOULD I ASK FOR AN ATTORNEY? ABSOLUTELY YES!

    SHOULD I ASK FOR AN ATTORNEY? ABSOLUTELY YES!
    Many clients ask me after they were arrested for DWI or a criminal matter if they should have asked for a lawyer.  My simple answer is YES every time.  Recently, a client of ours was arrested for a second offense DWI in West St.…
  • Sep 11

    TROUBLE BREWING IN MUNICIPAL COURTS

    TROUBLE BREWING IN MUNICIPAL COURTS
    The unrest in Ferguson Missouri has brought attention to many issues that have been either been ignored or unknown to the general public regarding municipal courts throughout the St. Louis area.  A group of attorneys who call themselves…
  • Jul 21

    Missouri License Revocation Dismissed in Ami G. v. Dept of Revenue: alternative alcohol test was done

    Missouri License Revocation Dismissed in Ami G. v. Dept of Revenue: alternative alcohol test was done
    “Should a driver initially refuse to submit to chemical testing, the arresting officer has the choice of either permitting the driver to withdraw his refusal and submit to chemical testing or of letting the driver’s initial…
Rank this Week: 851

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

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

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    Sex offenders find shelter at Holland Rescue Mission

    Sex offenders find shelter at Holland Rescue Mission
    9-14-2014 Michigan: A 29 year-old man arrested for exposing himself to an 11 year-old girl in Holland is a registered sex offender living at the Holland Rescue Mission. And there are a lot of convicted sex offenders living at the…
  • Sep 14

    Officer arrested for photos of sex offender

    Officer arrested for photos of sex offender
    9-14-2014 Texas: A longtime officer at the Wise County Sheriff’s Office has been arrested for improper photography related to convicted sex offenders. Chad Alan Hightower, 41, of Boyd was charged Friday morning with improper photography…
  • Sep 12

    School pilot program will check visitors’ sex offender statu

    School pilot program will check visitors’ sex offender statu
    Would love to see statistics on, who is identified and their backgrounds, that systems like this identify. If anyone has such please forward. 9-12-2014 Maryland: High-tech system allows on-site background checks at campuses Charles County…
Rank this Week: 57

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 14

    The Defence of Fort McHenry

    The Defence of Fort McHenry
    D.C. lawyer Francis Scott Key's name appears in many of the reports of early decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court.  He is not best known for his legal briefs, though.  Two hundred years ago today, he witnessed his countrymen's…
  • Sep 13

    Why You Take the Press with a Grain of Salt

    Why You Take the Press with a Grain of Salt
    I've often noted that journalism, and in particular the reporting (and non-reporting) of crime, is not to be taken at face value.  The most deceptive part is not the slanting of stories, although that's a major problem. The most…
  • Sep 13

    The Life of Cosby

    The Life of Cosby
    Edward Kosner has this book review in the WSJ, reviewing Cosby by Mark Whittaker.From the start Mr. Cosby never played the race card--in fact, he kept it so far up his sleeve that it was invisible. He did perform at...
Rank this Week: 383

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

Birmingham Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.birminghamcriminaldefenseblog.com/
  • Sep 14

    Police Officer Charged: Domestic Sexual Assault and Strangulation

    Police Officer Charged: Domestic Sexual Assault and Strangulation
    Sexual assault allegations and charges can impact victims and alleged offenders of all walks of life. Those who are accused of sexual assault or abuse include professionals, politicians, and athletes, as well as low-income defendants. In a…
  • Sep 10

    California v. Quinones: On the Complexities of Sentencing in Criminal Case

    California v. Quinones: On the Complexities of Sentencing in Criminal Case
    California v. Quinones, a case from the Court of Appeals of the State of California, involved a defendant (“Defendant”) who was convicted on one count of transporting a controlled substance, possession of a firearm by a convicted…
  • Sep 6

    Guilmette v. State: On Motions to Suppress DNA Evidence

    Guilmette v. State: On Motions to Suppress DNA Evidence
    Our Birmingham murder defense attorneys understand the importance of filing a motion to suppress evidence in many cases. In Guilmette v. State, an appeal from the Indiana Supreme Court, Defendant and his co-worker were visiting with their…
Rank this Week: 843

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    NFL WEEK TWO

    NFL WEEK TWO
    UPDATE: WEEK TWO SURVIVOR POOL PICKS BELOWWe bounced back from a morose and reflective Saturday, courtesy of a nice bottle of a 2011 Dehlinger Zin/Petit Sirah blend and some good curry and nan. Last week we joined the sad club of…
  • Sep 13

    THE WAR OUTSIDE STILL RAGES

    THE WAR OUTSIDE STILL RAGES
    "The war outside still rages, but you say it ain't ours anymore to win."Bruce Springsteen, No Retreat, No Surrender. Before we try a case, when we are in trial, and while waiting for a verdict, No Retreat, No Surrender is our song. We…
  • Sep 9

    JNC NOMINATES TEN FINALISTS TO GOVERNOR SCOTT

    JNC NOMINATES TEN FINALISTS TO GOVERNOR SCOTT
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:AND YOUR TWO NEWEST CIRCUIT COURT JUDGES are  .......The Eleventh Judicial Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission received 33 applications for the two open Circuit Court seats previously occupied by Judge…
Rank this Week: 137

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 14

    Move Over ISIS, The Khorasan Are Waiting in the Wing

    Move Over ISIS, The Khorasan Are Waiting in the Wing
    The Associated Press today reports that ISIS is not a danger to America, but another Islamic extremist group, Khorasan (aka Khurasan), which is affiliated with al Qaida in Pakistan and Afghanistan and the Taliban, is working with Yemeni…
  • Sep 13

    Where is ISIS Headed Next?

    Where is ISIS Headed Next?
    ISIS has been fairly quiet about its plans lately. Today, it released a new recruitment type video (non-violent). It's called "Squadrons of My State." You can view it here. The chirons for the video use the phrases "Alive in Baghdad First"…
  • Sep 13

    ISIS Executes David Haines, Alan Henning Next

    ISIS Executes David Haines, Alan Henning Next
    ISIS, through Al Furqan Media, has released a video, Message to Allies of America, in which British hostage David Cawthorne Haines meets the same fate as James Foley and Steven Sotloff. The same black-clad killer narrates. Instead of…
Rank this Week: 3

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/
  • Sep 14

    Deaths in custody near-daily events in Texa

    Deaths in custody near-daily events in Texa
    According to this list on the Attorney General's website, there have been 3,680 peole who've died in custody of state and local law enforcement in Texas since 2005, which seems like a remarkable number - roughly one per day. Nearly half the…
  • Sep 14

    Lyons' wrongful termination suit vs. TDCJ reinstated

    Lyons' wrongful termination suit vs. TDCJ reinstated
    Former TDCJ flak Michelle Lyons saw her wrongful termination lawsuit against the agency reinstated last week after the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a summary judgment ruling by the trial judge. Readers may recall Lyons was accused…
  • Sep 14

    US Attorney in DC to create conviction integrity unit

    US Attorney in DC to create conviction integrity unit
    It's always nice to see good ideas spreading. The US Attorney in Washington, D.C. is creating a conviction integrity unit modeled on Dallas DA Craig Watkins successes in Dallas and a similar unit in New York. Reported MyFoxDC (Sept. 11):U.S.…
Rank this Week: 91

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Sep 14

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Download
    in criminal law and procedure ejournals are here. The usual disclaimers apply. RankDownloadsPaper Title 1 384 Gifts, Hospitality & the Government Contractor Jessica Tillipman The George Washington University Law School Date posted to…
  • Sep 13

    "Ray Rice Case Draws Attention to a Crime Often Obscured"

    "Ray Rice Case Draws Attention to a Crime Often Obscured"
    From The New York Times: In the criminal justice system, however, many of those who routinely handle domestic violence cases say the episode is simply a highly public example of a well-known fact: Violent domestic assaults rarely lead to…
  • Sep 13

    "Feds release guidance on police body cameras"

    "Feds release guidance on police body cameras"
    From Politico: Body-worn cameras on police officers can increase accountability of police and improve evidence gathering, but if departments are going to use them they must address concerns of officers and the community, according to guidance…
Rank this Week: 304

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Sep 14

    If There Was No Other Way, Part 2

    If There Was No Other Way, Part 2
    In Part 1, I attempt to offer Judge Kopf’s explanation for why, despite his private pain at being in the position where he would feel compelled to do so, he would send a person he knew to be factually innocent to his death.  My…
  • Sep 14

    If There Was No Other Way, Part 1

    If There Was No Other Way, Part 1
    A few days ago, Judge Richard Kopf posted about a political blogger who calls herself “Digby.” Digby, I want to discuss your Salon piece of yesterday, to wit: Scalia’s Utter Moral Failure Exposed. That’s the…
  • Sep 13

    Inspector General Seemed Like Such A Cool Idea

    Inspector General Seemed Like Such A Cool Idea
    The first time I met Mike Horowitz was at Harry’s in the Woolworth Building.  It happened just before the Dirty Thirty scandal broke, where we sat down with prosecutors from the New York County District Attorney’s official…
Rank this Week: 68

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

http://idahostatepolice.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 14

    Four Vehicle Crash Near Nampa

    Four Vehicle Crash Near Nampa
    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.,…
  • Sep 13

    *UPDATE* Idaho State Police Investigate Fatal Hit and Run in Jerome

    *UPDATE* Idaho State Police Investigate Fatal Hit and Run in Jerome
    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…
  • Sep 13

    One Vehicle Rollover Sends Two to Hospital

    One Vehicle Rollover Sends Two to Hospital
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 212

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Sep 14

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 74

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 74
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Wir würden uns freuen, wenn Sie die Adresse dieses Feeds demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader aktualisieren würden!
  • Sep 12

    Dumm gelaufen: Besucher klaut Fahrrad des Richter

    Dumm gelaufen: Besucher klaut Fahrrad des Richter
    Dämliche Diebe hatten wir hier schon häufiger, da passt folgender zweifelsohne gut in die Reihe: Ein 38-jähriger Mann, der zu einer Verhandlung am Amtsgericht Aschersleben (Sachsen-Anhalt) geladen war, klaute direkt im…
  • Sep 12

    Islamischer Staat (IS) in Deutschland verboten

    Islamischer Staat (IS) in Deutschland verboten
    Manchmal kann die Rechtsetzung in Deutschland richtig schnell funktionieren, so man denn will. Die Bundesregierung hat die Extremistengruppe Islamischer Staat (IS) in Deutschland verboten. Durch Veröffentlichung im Bundesanzeiger um…
Rank this Week: 1684

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: 2085

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Alabama DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers news and updates on Alabama DUI cases. By Steven D. Eversole.

http://www.alabamaduilawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 13

    State v. Buckland: The Admissibility of Breath Test Results in a DUI Trial

    State v. Buckland: The Admissibility of Breath Test Results in a DUI Trial
    State v. Buckland, a case from the Connecticut Supreme Court, involved a defendant (“Defendant”) who was convicted of operating a motor vehicle while under the Influence (DUI) of intoxicating liquor and operating a motor vehicle…
  • Sep 9

    School Bus Driver Charged with Driving Commercial Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol

    School Bus Driver Charged with Driving Commercial Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol
    According to a recent article from Fox CT News, a school bus driver was arrested on charges of driving a commercial motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Authorities have that alleged that a police officer was on his way to a…
  • Sep 5

    23-Year-Old DUI Suspect Dies in Holding Cell

    23-Year-Old DUI Suspect Dies in Holding Cell
    Police officers and authorities will be investigated when a suspect in custody suffers from an injury or death. In a tragic case, a 23-year-old was pulled over and arrested for a suspected DUI in Lee County before he died in a holding cell a…
Rank this Week: 1780

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Sep 13

    As Ray Rice Gets Scratched From Roster, I Continue to Scratch My Head

    As Ray Rice Gets Scratched From Roster, I Continue to Scratch My Head
    For those of you who have been able to stick to FM radio, mute your televisions, and avoid the water cooler in recent weeks, former Baltimore Ravens Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice has been indefinitely suspended by the NFL,...
  • Sep 12

    Are Communications Between an Inmate and his Lawyer Confidential?

    Are Communications Between an Inmate and his Lawyer Confidential?
    Communications between a defendant and his attorney are supposed to be confidential. Recently, however, reports have suggested that prosecutors have began to intercept these communications.
  • Sep 10

    Court Rules Your Silence Can Be Used Against You

    Court Rules Your Silence Can Be Used Against You
    In a recent decision the state Supreme Court ruled that if you do not ask how the victims are doing in a hit and run accident, this may be used against you if your case goes to trial.
Rank this Week: 699

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Sep 13

    Recent posts of special note from "Hercules and the Umpire"

    Recent posts of special note from "Hercules and the Umpire"
    I regularly read U.S. District Court Judge Richard Kopf's notable blog, "Hercules and the Umpire," an the last few weeks have brought more than the usual must-read posts from the judge on topics that should be of special interest…
  • Sep 12

    New Urban Institute report spotlights "graying" of federal prisoner

    New Urban Institute report spotlights "graying" of federal prisoner
    I just learned of this notable new report authored by KiDeuk Kim and Bryce Peterson at the Urban Institute titled "Aging Behind Bars: Trends and Implications of Graying Prisoners in the Federal Prison System." Here are excerpts from…
  • Sep 12

    "20 Years Later, Major Crime Bill Viewed As Terrible Mistake"

    "20 Years Later, Major Crime Bill Viewed As Terrible Mistake"
    The titleof this post is the headline of this notable new NPR segment, and here are excerpts: Twenty years ago this week, in 1994, former President Bill Clinton signed a crime bill. It was, in effect, a long-term experiment in...
Rank this Week: 220

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Sep 13

    Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

    Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
    Being convicted of a sex crime in Nevada has serious consequences. Depending upon the specific crime, the defendant may be facing several years in prison and steep fines. Even worse, many defendants have to register in Nevada as a sex…
  • Sep 11

    Probation Violations in Las Vega

    Probation Violations in Las Vega
    Probation Violations in Las Vegas Many defendants in Nevada who are convicted of a crime are sentenced to serve probation. It’s not unusual for someone serving probation to be accused of violating it. That’s why there’s NRS…
  • Sep 10

    Securities Fraud is a Serious Offense

    Securities Fraud is a Serious Offense
    Charges of securities fraud in Nevada come with serious consequences. NRS 90 deals with investment and securities fraud, and it forbids anyone from distributing false information that is designed to induce people to buy or sell stocks.…
Rank this Week: 3954

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
  • Sep 13

    Crossing the Line from “Preparation” to “Attempt” to Engage in Sex with a Minor

    Crossing the Line from “Preparation” to “Attempt” to Engage in Sex with a Minor
    It is called proactive online policing: law enforcement officials posing as minors, or guardians of minors, on the Internet to catch child sexual predators. Many of these accused predators are… read more →
  • Sep 13

    Greg Abbott Continues Perry’s Legacy of Political Cronyism

    Greg Abbott Continues Perry’s Legacy of Political Cronyism
    Many Texans have now seen Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott’s ad about his herculean effort to re-build his strength following an accident in 1984 that left him permanently… read more →
  • Sep 7

    Reversal of Conviction for Appearance of Judicial Bia

    Reversal of Conviction for Appearance of Judicial Bia
    Socrates once said, “Four things belong to a judge: to hear courteously, to listen wisely, to consider soberly, and to decide impartially.” The federal appellate courts have long recognized that… read more →
Rank this Week: 710

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Sep 13

    "Are cities being racially discriminatory in banning legal marijuana?"

    "Are cities being racially discriminatory in banning legal marijuana?"
    The title of this post is the headline of this very intriguing piece from the Seattle Times, which spotlights a very interesting new lawsuit filed in Washington concerning a local ban on marijuana sales. Here are the details: The growing…
  • Sep 12

    Watch now: Case Western's Marijuana, Federal Power, and the States conference

    Watch now: Case Western's Marijuana, Federal Power, and the States conference
    As Rob noted yesterday, Case Western Law is hosting a conference today on Marijuana, Federal Power, and the States. The first panel has just begun and Rob's presentation will be beginning soon. Doug and I will both be speaking on a panel this…
  • Sep 11

    Watch Friday's Conference on Marijuana and Federalism

    Watch Friday's Conference on Marijuana and Federalism
    Case Western is holding a conference Friday, September 12 on Marijuana and Federalism. The conference will take place at the Law School from 8:30-4:00. Jonathan Adler has graciously organized the event, which will feature presentations from a…
Rank this Week: 2641

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/
  • Sep 13

    Wrong-Way Drivers Commonly Cause Massachusetts DUI Crashe

    Wrong-Way Drivers Commonly Cause Massachusetts DUI Crashe
    A recent story for 9 News involves a woman who may not survive a serious drunk driving car accident. Witnesses have reported that, just after midnight, the defendant was allegedly driving his vehicle on the wrong side of a divided roadway. …
  • Sep 10

    Methuen Police Officer Arrested in Fatal Drunk Driving Crash

    Methuen Police Officer Arrested in Fatal Drunk Driving Crash
    A Methuen police officer has been arrested for the death of a Lowell man in an alcohol-related car crash, according to a recent article from CBS Local Boston. The police officer was charged with Operating Under the Influence (OUI) of…
  • Sep 6

    Man Charged with Murder after Deadly Car Accident: On UM/UIM Coverage

    Man Charged with Murder after Deadly Car Accident: On UM/UIM Coverage
    According to a recent article from CBS Los Angeles, a man has been charged with murder after a 19-year-old driver was killed in what appears to be an alcohol-related car accident. The victim was driving with his girlfriend when the alleged…
Rank this Week: 946

Norm Pattis Blog

Norm Pattis Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.pattisblog.com/
  • Sep 13

    I'll Bet You Are An Anarchist

    I'll Bet You Are An Anarchist
    Folks are sometimes surprised to see a black anarchist’s flag hanging in the corner of my law office. “Aren’t you a lawyer?,” they ask. “Don’t you believe in the rule of law?” Shouldn’t I be…
  • Sep 9

    Ray Rice Meets an Angry Mob

    Ray Rice Meets an Angry Mob
    I have a confession to make: I enjoy watching college and professional football. It’s the only thing I watch on television with any regularity. The speed and athleticism of the individual competitors is part of the attraction. So is the…
  • Aug 29

    Criminal Defense Lawyers Need To Apply

    Criminal Defense Lawyers Need To Apply
    I will miss United States Magistrate Judge Holly Fitzsimmons. She’s retiring effective April 2015, reportedly to spend more time writing the things of her own choosing, rather than crafting opinions about other people's struggles. She…
Rank this Week: 2066

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Sep 12

    Free Report: Appealing a Criminal Conviction in California

    Free Report: Appealing a Criminal Conviction in California
    The goal of the defendant in any criminal prosecution is to be exonerated of all charges, either through a dismissal of the charges or through a “not guilty” verdict at trial. Failing to achieve that goal, however, does not mean…
  • Sep 11

    Can I Be Prosecuted for Rape in California If It Happened Years Ago?

    Can I Be Prosecuted for Rape in California If It Happened Years Ago?
    Rape, and other sexual abuse offenses, are serious crimes in the State of California that can result in serious penalties if convicted. Finding out that you have been accused of rape is frightening enough; however, finding out that you are…
  • Sep 9

    What Is Discovery in a California Criminal Prosecution?

    What Is Discovery in a California Criminal Prosecution?
      If you are facing criminal charges in California and you have never been through the process before it is likely an intimidating and frightening process. Conviction of even a relatively minor misdemeanor offense can haunt you for life.…
Rank this Week: 2237

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Boston Sexual Abuse Lawyer Blog

Published By Fogelman and Fogelman LLC

http://www.bostonsexualabuselawyer.com/
  • Sep 12

    Rape Suspect Re-Indicted Using New DNA Test

    Rape Suspect Re-Indicted Using New DNA Test
    Suffolk County prosecutors have re-indicted Dwayne McNair, a suspect of two rapes, using a new DNA test created by German company Eurofins Scientific, as reported by the Boston Globe. McNair, 33, of Jamaica Plain and Dedham, was released in…
  • Sep 10

    Pittsfield Man Convicted of Child Rape

    Pittsfield Man Convicted of Child Rape
    A Pittsfield man has been found guilty of child rape for sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl. A Berkshire Superior Court jury took a little more than two hours to convict Erick Ruiz-Trujillo of one count of rape of a child with force.…
  • Sep 1

    Ex-student says Emerson mishandled rape investigation

    Ex-student says Emerson mishandled rape investigation
    Boston Globe delves into story of former Emerson college student accusing the school of botching an investigation into her rape case.
Rank this Week: 168

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer…

West Palm Beach Criminal Lawyer Blog

By Ronald S. Chapman, P.A.

http://www.justiceflorida.com/
  • Sep 12

    Mother’s Convictions for Culpable Negligence Overturned on Appeal

    Mother’s Convictions for Culpable Negligence Overturned on Appeal
    In the case of Jennifer Kish versus the State of Florida, Ms. Kish was convicted of the crime of culpable negligence for allowing her three children–ages 10, 8, and 7–who were sick with cold and upper respiratory symptoms,…
  • Sep 1

    How to Avoid Mandatory Minimum Penalties in Federal Court

    How to Avoid Mandatory Minimum Penalties in Federal Court
    A “mandatory minimum penalty” refers to a federal law that requires a judge to sentence a person convicted of that law to a specified minimum term of imprisonment in the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  There are approximately 200…
  • Aug 29

    Aggravated Assault and Car

    Aggravated Assault and Car
    In order to prove the crime of aggravated assault, a prosecutor in Florida has to show that the person accused of committing that crime had a specific intent to do violence to someone else.  What is important is the… The post…
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Innocence Blog

Innocence Blog

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

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news/Blog.php
  • Sep 12

    Federal Conviction Integrity Unit to Launch in Washington, D.C.

    Federal Conviction Integrity Unit to Launch in Washington, D.C.
    The Washington Post reported that the first conviction integrity unit within a U.S. attorney's office will be launched in Washington, D.C., by federal prosecutors in an effort to identify potential wrongful convictions. The formation of the…
  • Sep 11

    Effort to Clear Two Dallas County Men Underway

    Effort to Clear Two Dallas County Men Underway
    The Innocence Project and the Innocence Project of Texas joined local counsel to file legal papers today urging a Dallas County court to overturn the murder convictions of Dennis Lee Allen and Stanley Orson Mozee based on prosecutorial…
  • Sep 10

    Judge Signs off on $41 Million Settlement with ‘Central Park Five’

    Judge Signs off on $41 Million Settlement with ‘Central Park Five’
    Nearly three months after Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana, and Korey Wise - known as the "Central Park Five"- agreed to a settlement of $41 million from New York City to finally bring an end to their decade-long…
Rank this Week: 605

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

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

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Sep 12

    Russell Bucklew in Missouri

    Russell Bucklew in Missouri
    "Bucklew gets day in court; decision could take weeks," is by Emily Priddy of the Southeast Missourian. Lawyers for the state of Missouri and for convicted murderer Russell Bucklew made their cases in federal appellate court Tuesday, but a…
  • Sep 12

    Additional Coverage of the Pennsylvania Media Lawsuit

    Additional Coverage of the Pennsylvania Media Lawsuit
    Philly Magazine posts, "3 Reasons We Need to End the Pennsylvania Death Penalty," by Joel Mathis. First of all, much praise to the Inquirer and City Paper. They’re among the publications joining the ACLU to sue the state to get...
  • Sep 12

    Oklahoma Attorney General Speaks Out on LI Drug

    Oklahoma Attorney General Speaks Out on LI Drug
    The Tulsa World reports, "Pruitt says execution drug shortage a continuing problem," by Randy Krehbiel. “Anti-death penalty zealots” are causing shortages of execution drugs and contributing to the uncertainty marking lethal…
Rank this Week: 41

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic ticket defense. By Law Office of John Stanko.

http://www.marinduilawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    10 Arrested for DUI During Marin County Labor Day Crackdown

    10 Arrested for DUI During Marin County Labor Day Crackdown
    Police officers in Marin County made ten arrests for drunk driving over the Labor Day holiday weekend. Three drivers were arrested at a DUI checkpoint in San Anselmo and two drivers were arrested for drunk driving during a checkpoint…
  • Aug 27

    Labor Day Driver's Beware Marin DUI Checkpoints Are Setup

    Labor Day Driver's Beware Marin DUI Checkpoints Are Setup
    Two DUI checkpoints will be run by Marin County police agencies over the Labor Day Holiday weekend. Police officers will be looking for drunk and unlicensed drivers. Marin County police will run one checkpoint from 6:00 p.m., on Friday,…
  • Aug 26

    2 Arrested at Novato DUI Checkpoint

    2 Arrested at Novato DUI Checkpoint
    Two drivers were arrested for driving under the influence last Friday, August 22, 2014, at a checkpoint on De Long Ave. and Redwood Blvd., in Novato. More than 1,600 vehicles drove through the over 6 hour long checkpoint. The Novato...
Rank this Week: 4821

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Flagler County Deputies Arrested Three People Over Labor Day Weekend

    Flagler County Deputies Arrested Three People Over Labor Day Weekend
    With extra patrols on hand, Flagler County deputies made three DUI arrests and conducted 247 traffic stops over the Labor Day Weekend. The extra patrols were conducted from Friday, Aug. 29, until Monday, Sept. 1. In total, deputies executed…
  • Aug 29

    Drivers Beware: DUI Checkpoint Scheduled in The Keys Labor Day Weekend

    Drivers Beware: DUI Checkpoint Scheduled in The Keys Labor Day Weekend
    Planning a trip to Key West for the holiday? There will be a DUI checkpoint on Stock Island, according to reports. As most Florida drivers know, there can be huge traffic delays in the Florida Keys if there is a crash on U.S. 1, which is the…
  • Aug 20

    Justin Bieber Escapes Jail Time in DUI Case

    Justin Bieber Escapes Jail Time in DUI Case
    Pop star Justin Bieber has agreed to a plea deal following a DUI arrest in Miami, Florida earlier this year, which will not include serving any jail time. In exchange for pleading guilty to careless driving and resisting arrest, the state…
Rank this Week: 4477

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

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

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

http://www.youraffordabledefense.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog/
  • Sep 12

    Illinois Anti-Stalking Law

    Illinois Anti-Stalking Law
    Some people have a fixed image in their minds of a stalker, someone who is wholly obsessed with his victim or someone who sets out to deliberately impose intimidation or fear. In reality, the profile of a person accused of an Illinois…
  • Sep 9

    So Your License Got Suspended — Now What?

    So Your License Got Suspended — Now What?
    All Illinois drivers who have had their licenses suspended or revoked due to a driving under the influence conviction are required to have a Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device (BAIID) installed in their cars in order to have their…
  • Sep 5

    Periodic Imprisonment in Illinois: White Collar Crime Punishment

    Periodic Imprisonment in Illinois: White Collar Crime Punishment
    Under Illinois law, a sentence of periodic imprisonment is a sentence of imprisonment during which the committed person may be released for periods of time during the day or night or for periods of days, or both. The purpose of the…
Rank this Week: 4013

Pinellas County Florida Criminal…

Pinellas County Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law in Florida. By Pawuk & Pawuk, P.A.

http://www.pinellascountyfloridacriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Police Officer’s Failure to Return ID, Wallet Changed Encounter from Voluntary to Unlawful Detainment

    Police Officer’s Failure to Return ID, Wallet Changed Encounter from Voluntary to Unlawful Detainment
    In any criminal trial, the state can present only the evidence that it seized lawfully. If a police officer conducts a warrantless search without reasonable suspicion that the person he or she is searching has done something wrong, that is an…
  • Sep 5

    Appeals Court Rejects State’s Overcharging Man Who Solicited Teen for Sex

    Appeals Court Rejects State’s Overcharging Man Who Solicited Teen for Sex
    A man charged with attempted sexual activity with a minor successfully appealed his conviction because the state charged the man with the wrong crime. The man’s act of verbally offering a teenage boy money for sex possibly amounted to…
  • Aug 22

    Trial Court Erred in Setting Aside Alleged Robber’s Negotiated Plea

    Trial Court Erred in Setting Aside Alleged Robber’s Negotiated Plea
    One of the important elements of the criminal justice system is the ability of attorneys for the prosecution and attorneys representing the accused to engage in negotiations to settle the outcome of the case. Once a trial court accepts a…
Rank this Week: 3133

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Covers Mississippi criminal and personal injury law. By Coxwell & Associates, PLLC.

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 12

    What can Ray Rice's case teach Mississippi about Domestic Assault?

    What can Ray Rice's case teach Mississippi about Domestic Assault?
    As a huge NFL fan, specifically of the Cleveland Browns, it gave me complete and unbridled satisfaction when Ray Rice was cut from the Baltimore Ravens. However, the reason for his abrupt dismissal from the team was a despicable act which we…
  • Sep 10

    Big Rig Accident Caused By Unknown Perpetrator in Mississippi

    Big Rig Accident Caused By Unknown Perpetrator in Mississippi
    In a recent Mississippi appellate case, the plaintiffs appealed the court's grant of summary judgment for a transportation company. The case arose when, shortly after 3:30 a.m., one of the plaintiffs hit a tractor-trailer rig that was parked…
  • Sep 3

    Labor Day Weekend Arrest

    Labor Day Weekend Arrest
    Over the holiday weekend, law enforcement officials in and around Jackson were out in full force. According to WJTV News Channel 12, State Troopers set up a variety of DUI checkpoints throughout the long weekend during their "Holiday Safety…
Rank this Week: 1496

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Arrest Made in Advance Fee Loan Scam

    Arrest Made in Advance Fee Loan Scam
    David C. Jackson, also known as C. David Manns, 53, has been arrested on a federal criminal complaint charging him with operating an advance fee loan fraud scheme that defrauded individuals out of more than $3 million. Jackson was arrested in…
  • Sep 11

    Man Indicted For Real Estate Fraud Scheme

    Man Indicted For Real Estate Fraud Scheme
    Dana Jefferson, 53, O’Fallon, Missouri, has been indicted on multiple fraud charges involving a scheme to lure lenders by falsely representing that he was the beneficiary of a multi-million dollar inheritance. Jefferson made false…
  • Sep 11

    Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Real Estate Investment Fraud

    Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Real Estate Investment Fraud
    Timothy Jon Oliver, 60, a Minnesota attorney, pleaded guilty to felony wire fraud for his role in scheme wherein he took funds from a construction company to secure financing for a nonexistent real estate development project. Oliver was…
Rank this Week: 5

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenseattorney-blog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Two arrested in St. Johns County on meth charges following lengthy investigation

    Two arrested in St. Johns County on meth charges following lengthy investigation
    A man and a woman living together in St. John County were arrested on felony drug charges this month, accused of making and selling methamphetamines. Police investigated the couple for three months and obtained a search warrant that was…
  • Sep 8

    Lawyer asks to move high-profile Michael Dunn murder trial out of Jacksonville

    Lawyer asks to move high-profile Michael Dunn murder trial out of Jacksonville
    When Michael Dunn is tried a second time next year on a first-degree murder charge, his attorney is requesting the high profile case be tried outside of Jacksonville. A motion was filed this month asking for a change of venue when the state…
  • Sep 6

    Man arrested for DUI after crash into fire hydrant floods streets in Jacksonville Beach

    Man arrested for DUI after crash into fire hydrant floods streets in Jacksonville Beach
    Police arrested a man on DUI charges, saying he ran a stop sign to trigger a series of events that left Jacksonville Beach streets flooded and several people and businesses without water service. A driver told police he was headed north on…
Rank this Week: 1044

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Under Florida law "trafficking" in drugs can mean merely possessing a certain quantity of drugs without any evidence of distribtuion

    Under Florida law "trafficking" in drugs can mean merely possessing a certain quantity of drugs without any evidence of distribtuion
    In a recent Florida First District Court of Appeals decision evaluating a case from Escambia County Florida, the appellate court found brought home the draconian results of a long standing law that the mere possession of a drug that weighs…
  • Aug 23

    Search and Seizure - Automobile

    Search and Seizure - Automobile
    In Florida, as in most states, often times there is a solid white line, otherwise known as a "stop line," that precedes the cross-walk at an intersection. In a recent case decided by one of Florida's District Court of Appeals (DCA), the…
  • Aug 23

    Can my cell phone be searched without a warrant in Florida?

    Can my cell phone be searched without a warrant in Florida?
    In Smallwood v. State, 113 So. 3rd 724 (Fla. 2013), the Florida Supreme Court confronted the issue of whether a cell phone could be searched without law enforcement first obtaining a search warrant when the cell phone was seized during an…
Rank this Week: 1964

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1373

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 12

    Child Pornography, "Dirty Little Mermaid" and Lifetime Electronic Monitoring

    Child Pornography, "Dirty Little Mermaid" and Lifetime Electronic Monitoring
    After William Lance McGowan was convicted of “aggravated indecent liberties with a child and aggravated indecent solicitation of a child” in violation of Kansas law and sentenced to “life without the possibility of parole…
  • Sep 10

    Bankruptcy, Attorney Discipline and Extortion

    Bankruptcy, Attorney Discipline and Extortion
    On April 25, 2013, the Toledo Bar Association "filed a five-count second amended complaint charging Beauregard Maximillion Harvey with violating various rules of professional conduct arising from his representation” several clients…
  • Sep 8

    Child Pornography, Questionable Videos and Psychological Impairment

    Child Pornography, Questionable Videos and Psychological Impairment
    After Marc Hall was “convicted of three counts of sexual exploitation of a minor for possessing three digital videos of child pornography.”  State v. Hall, 2014 WL 2557847 (Court of Appeals of Arizona2014).  The court…
Rank this Week: 922

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

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

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Sep 12

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Ray Rice is, or was, an NFL player. He punched his then-fiancee, now wife, at a New Jersey casino, knocking her unconscious. He was charged with a felony assault but entered a deferred prosecution program, and the NFL suspended him for two…
  • Sep 11

    Death Sentences Increase Slightly in North Carolina

    Death Sentences Increase Slightly in North Carolina
    I spent a few minutes this morning looking at death penalty data. As most readers know, North Carolina hasn’t had an execution since 2006, as a result of litigation over lethal injection and the Racial Justice Act. But the death penalty…
  • Sep 10

    Sentencing the Worst Kind of DWI

    Sentencing the Worst Kind of DWI
    Most impaired drivers arrive at their destinations without harming themselves or anyone else.  And few such drivers are actually stopped by police.  That may explain why eight percent of people nationwide who were over 16 years old…
Rank this Week: 1553

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 12

    Milford Teen Charged with Vehicular Homicide as Result of 2013 Collision

    Milford Teen Charged with Vehicular Homicide as Result of 2013 Collision
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a Milford teenager is now facing charges of vehicular homicide. Specifically, the article states that a sixteen-year-old teenage girl crashed her car into a thirteen-year-old Hopkinton boy…
  • Sep 8

    Sudbury Teen Charged with Child Enticement

    Sudbury Teen Charged with Child Enticement
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a seventeen-year-old boy from Sudbury was charged with enticing a child under the age of sixteen. The article states that a resident from Skyview Lane called the police around 3:30pm this…
  • Sep 2

    Man Charged with Pawning Stolen Jewelry in Framingham

    Man Charged with Pawning Stolen Jewelry in Framingham
    According to an article in the MetroWest Daily News, a man from Worcester allegedly stole necklaces and a ring from his ex-girlfriend’s Framingham home and sold them to a local jewelry store. The investigation began in May when the…
Rank this Week: 1532

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    NORTHAMPTON MASSACHUSETTS MURDER CASE WILL LIVE TO SEE ITS THIRD JURY TRIAL

    NORTHAMPTON MASSACHUSETTS MURDER CASE WILL LIVE TO SEE ITS THIRD JURY TRIAL
    Well, I suppose you have to give it to Northwestern District Attorney David Sullivan and his office. They apparently “never say die” and may actually believe in the third time is the charm theory. Cara Rintala (hereinafter, the…
  • Sep 11

    “DOES MY PRIOR CRIMINAL RECORD MAKE IT EASIER TO ARREST ME FOR A NEW CRIME?”

    “DOES MY PRIOR CRIMINAL RECORD MAKE IT EASIER TO ARREST ME FOR A NEW CRIME?”
    As mentioned in the beginning of this week, this blog is about to undergo some positive changes. We have discussed many things over the years that I have posted this blog. The tone has ranged from angry, to sad to somewhat humorous. In…
  • Sep 9

    NEW HAMPSHIRE KIDS ARE ARRESTED FOR MARIJUANNA AND UNDERAGED DRINKING BASED ON TWEETS

    NEW HAMPSHIRE KIDS ARE ARRESTED FOR MARIJUANNA AND UNDERAGED DRINKING BASED ON TWEETS
    Welcome to 2014. A new IPhone is supposed to come out and the technological landscape seems endless. With endless horizons, however, come unknown dangers. Adults may not yet completely understand this technology. Our kids do, though. …
Rank this Week: 585

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Lawyer & Strafverteidiger Blog

Presents news and decisions on German criminal law. By Dr. Bottner.

http://www.anwalt-strafverteidiger.de/
  • Sep 12

    Kein Mord: Pistorius lediglich wegen fahrlässiger Tötung verurteilt

    Kein Mord: Pistorius lediglich wegen fahrlässiger Tötung verurteilt
    Vor 19 Monaten kam die Lebensgefährtin des Olympiastars Oscar Pistorius in Südafrika ums Leben. Nun wurde das Urteil gesprochen: Fahrlässige Tötung und Verstoß gegen das Waffengesetz. Der angeklagte Sportler…
  • Sep 7

    Schulterkamera für Polizeibeamte – die ultimative Lösung für Beweisschwierigkeiten?

    Schulterkamera für Polizeibeamte – die ultimative Lösung für Beweisschwierigkeiten?
    Als Pilotprojekt sollen die Polizeibeamten auf St. Pauli zukünftig mit einer sogenannten “Schulterkamera” ausgerüstet werden. Laut einem Bericht des Hamburger Abendblattes stellt die Stadt Hamburg dafür 20.000,00…
  • Aug 5

    Einstellung im Ecclestone-Verfahren

    Einstellung im Ecclestone-Verfahren
    Das Verfahren wegen Bestechung (§ 334 StGB) gegen Bernie Ecclestone wurde gegen Zahlung von 100 Millionen US-Dollar eingestellt. Während eine Million an ein Kinderhospiz gehen wird, darf sich die Staatskasse über die restlichen…
Rank this Week: 99

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Law Office of James Alston.

http://houstoncrimedefense.com/blog
  • Sep 12

    Check Fraud: How to Stay out of Jail

    Check Fraud: How to Stay out of Jail
    In legal terms, fraud is the act of intentionally deceiving another person with false information or trickery in order to benefit the person committing the fraud. Check fraud is the use of checks to deprive a person, business or bank of money…
  • Sep 8

    Avoid an Embezzlement Conviction with These Defense

    Avoid an Embezzlement Conviction with These Defense
    Embezzlement is the illegal practice of taking money or valuables by a person who is responsible for overseeing the money or valuables. This crime is different from simple theft because the person taking the valuables has the legal right to…
  • Sep 3

    I Impersonated Someone Online: Can the Police Arrest Me?

    I Impersonated Someone Online: Can the Police Arrest Me?
    Laws regarding criminal activities that are carried out on the Internet have had to expand rapidly to keep pace with the growing presence of the web in daily life. Some of these laws deal with a crime known as online impersonation. These…
Rank this Week: 2445

Houston Criminal Law Blog

Houston Criminal Law Blog

By Rand Mintzer.

http://www.mintzerlaw.com/blog
  • Sep 12

    The 4 Craziest Embezzlement Stories You Need to Read to Believe

    The 4 Craziest Embezzlement Stories You Need to Read to Believe
    Taking money or property that was entrusted to you by its owner and using it for your own personal gain is the crime of embezzlement. Unlike other theft crimes in which property is taken from its owner, embezzlement is unique because of the…
  • Sep 8

    Accused of Writing Bad Checks? Take Legal Action Now

    Accused of Writing Bad Checks? Take Legal Action Now
    Checks are a convenient method of payment that businesses and individuals rely on to complete financial transactions on a daily basis. Offering a check in payment of a debt or other financial obligation implies that the funds it represents…
  • Sep 3

    Arrested for a DWI: The Police Have Already Begun Collecting Evidence

    Arrested for a DWI: The Police Have Already Begun Collecting Evidence
    The collection of evidence to prove that a person is driving while intoxicated begins the moment a police officer’s attention is directed toward the motorist. An officer cannot stop a vehicle without observing a violation of the law or…
Rank this Week: 2434

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Justin T. Surginer.

http://jtslegal.com/blog/
  • Sep 12

    Help: I Was Arrested for Driving with a Suspended License

    Help: I Was Arrested for Driving with a Suspended License
    Operating a motor vehicle on public roads and highways is a privilege that can be taken away for a variety of criminal offenses. Often, driving privileges are suspended as punishment for driving-related offenses but a license suspension can…
  • Sep 8

    Can I Legally Get Fired for a Prostitution Solicitation Arrest?

    Can I Legally Get Fired for a Prostitution Solicitation Arrest?
    The consequences for a criminal conviction can sometimes go beyond incarceration and fines. In certain cases, an arrest or a conviction may lead to a job suspension or even termination. The extent and type of action that an employer may take…
  • Sep 3

    Failure to Report a Crime: You Could Get in Big Trouble

    Failure to Report a Crime: You Could Get in Big Trouble
    Crime can happen so fast that it’s almost impossible to react quickly. In most cases, crimes are reported after the fact, when people have had time to figure out what happened. In many cases, reporting a crime is required by law.…
Rank this Week: 2453