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Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Palumbo & Associates, P.C.

http://www.trafficticketlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1709

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Sep 25

    "The Under-Policed"

    "The Under-Policed"
    The title of this post is the title of this interesting and provocative new essay authored by I. Bennett Capers now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract: While there is much to be said about the problem of mass...
  • Sep 25

    Can and will California voters "save" the death penalty in the United States?

    Can and will California voters "save" the death penalty in the United States?
    The quirky question in the title of this post is prompted by this lengthy new press article and its provocative headline: "Death penalty is dying across America. Will California save it?". Here are excerpts: The last inmate executed…
  • Sep 24

    "Originalism and the Criminal Law: Vindicating Justice Scalia's Jurisprudence ― And the Constitutution"

    "Originalism and the Criminal Law: Vindicating Justice Scalia's Jurisprudence ― And the Constitutution"
    The title of this post is the title of this new paper authored by Adam Lamparello and Charles MacLean now available via SSRN. Here is the abstract (which unfortunately does not seem to flesh out the title or themes of...
Rank this Week: 615

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
  • Sep 25

    D.Del.: Where records examination is voluntary, no 4A claim stated where ptf refuse

    D.Del.: Where records examination is voluntary, no 4A claim stated where ptf refuse
    The Delaware State Escheater sought an examination of records of Marathon Petroleum, and it refused to comply. The state could not force plaintiff to comply, so there is no search if plaintiff refuses. Marathon Petroleum Corp. v. Cook, 2016…
  • Sep 25

    WaPo: Meet the judge who just released 200 secret government surveillance request

    WaPo: Meet the judge who just released 200 secret government surveillance request
    WaPo: Meet the judge who just released 200 secret government surveillance requests by Spencer Hsu: In ordering the first-ever release by a full federal district court of a year’s worth of secret government surveillance requests, U.S.…
  • Sep 24

    OH10: Leaving house to go to drug deal and returning there was nexus to house

    OH10: Leaving house to go to drug deal and returning there was nexus to house
    Nexus to defendant’s house for a drug search warrant is shown by the fact that he returned to the house immediately after a drug transaction [what does that prove? Most people go home after work] and left the house to … Continue…
Rank this Week: 1486

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 25

    Crash causes blockage on US30 near Bli

    Crash causes blockage on US30 near Bli
    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 24

    Two-vehicle crash injures one on I-84 near Sand Hollow

    Two-vehicle crash injures one on I-84 near Sand Hollow
    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 24

    Two taken to hospital after crash near Sand Hollow

    Two taken to hospital after crash near Sand Hollow
    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: 92

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: 1300

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 1939

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Australia should take a stand on Veloso

    Australia should take a stand on Veloso
    Source: Lowy Interpreter (23 September 2016)http://www.lowyinterpreter.org/post/2016/09/23/Australia-should-take-a-stand-on-Veloso.aspxIn April last year, Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were among eight people executed by firing…
  • Sep 22

    Calls to abolish death penalty grow louder in Japan

    Calls to abolish death penalty grow louder in Japan
    Source: South China Morning Post (21 September 2016)http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/east-asia/article/2021350/calls-abolish-death-penalty-grow-louder-japanJapan’s use of the death penalty is expected to come under unprecedented domestic…
  • Sep 19

    Widodo clarifies Duterte statement on Mary Jane Veloso – report

    Widodo clarifies Duterte statement on Mary Jane Veloso – report
    Source: GMA (16 September 2016)http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/581647/news/pinoyabroad/widodo-clarifies-duterte-statement-on-mary-jane-veloso-reportIndonesian President Joko Widodo has clarified his earlier statement on President Rodrigo…
Rank this Week: 1378

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Sep 25

    Chased Away

    Chased Away
    The New York Times endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, because she doesn’t suck as bad as Trump of “her intellect, experience and courage.”  Lionel Shriver explains why it falls on deaf ears.* Midway through my…
  • Sep 25

    Until The Pepper Spray

    Until The Pepper Spray
    It appeared to be an outrageous story. Cops beating a 15-year-old girl who may have been hurt in an accident with a car, but refused treatment. So they beat her, arrested her, pepper sprayed her. Outrageous! Except the story told wasn’t…
  • Sep 24

    Argumentum Ad Logicam: Just Don’t

    Argumentum Ad Logicam: Just Don’t
    William Barber II, President of the North Carolina NAACP, is certainly positioned well to address what is happening in Charlotte following the killing of Keith Lamont Scott.  It’s no surprise, therefore, that the New York Times has…
Rank this Week: 42

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: 2576

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 24

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal

    Top-Ten Recent SSRN Downloads in Criminal Law eJournal
    are here. The usual disclaimers apply. Rank Downloads Paper Title 1 279 Sexual Advance Directives Alexander A. Boni-Saenz Chicago-Kent College of Law Date posted to database: 25 Jul 2016 2 217 What is an International Crime? (A Revisionist…
  • Sep 23

    Shearing & Stenning on Modern Private Security

    Shearing & Stenning on Modern Private Security
    Clifford Shearing and Philip Stenning (Griffith Institute of Criminology and Griffith University) have posted Modern Private Security: Its Growth and Implications (In: Tonry, M. & Morris, N. Eds. Crime and Justice: An Annual Review of…
  • Sep 23

    Loughnam & Ward on Psychiatry and Criminal Responsibility

    Loughnam & Ward on Psychiatry and Criminal Responsibility
    Arlie Loughnan and Tony Ward (University of Sydney - Faculty of Law and University of Hull - School of Law) have posted Emergent Authority and Expert Knowledge: Psychiatry and Criminal Responsibility in the UK (International Journal of Law…
Rank this Week: 145

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 24

    Narcos' Season 3 to Focus on Cali Cartel

    Narcos' Season 3 to Focus on Cali Cartel
    Pablo Escobar's son lists 28 inaccuracies in Narcos Season 2. Not to be outdone, with Narcos planning of butchering the story of the Cali Cartel next, William Abadia-Rodriguez, son of Cali leader Miguel Rodriguez-Orejuela, has an op-ed in…
  • Sep 24

    Saturday Night Open Thread

    Saturday Night Open Thread
    Charlotte police have released the dash cam video of the shooting of Keith Scott. (No link due to auto-play video -- I can't even find an article without one to know what's in the video, so if you are following the story, use google.) …
  • Sep 24

    NYT Endorses Hillary, Says Trump is Worst in Modern History

    NYT Endorses Hillary, Says Trump is Worst in Modern History
    The New York Times today endorsed Hillary Clinton for President. We will explain in a subsequent editorial why we believe Mr. Trump to be the worst nominee put forward by a major party in modern American history. [More...] After…
Rank this Week: 3

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Report: Domestic Violence Incidents Made Deadlier By Greater Availability of Gun

    Report: Domestic Violence Incidents Made Deadlier By Greater Availability of Gun
    It’s estimated that more than 2,000 people die every year in domestic violence incidents in the U.S. Of those who die, more than 70 percent are women and in more than half of all cases, it’s a firearm that is used to carry out the…
  • Sep 20

    22 Drug Arrests in Fort Lauderdale “Operation Bad Karma”

    22 Drug Arrests in Fort Lauderdale “Operation Bad Karma”
    Police in Fort Lauderdale recently made a targeted effort to take down an alleged drug trafficking ring in South Middle River near downtown. They launched a six month undercover investigation, dubbed “Operation Bad Karma,” in…
  • Sep 17

    Florida Supreme Court Considers Expert Witness Standard Change

    Florida Supreme Court Considers Expert Witness Standard Change
    Three years ago, Florida legislators passed a controversial bill that affected almost every kind of court case in the system – including criminal cases. The change involved the standard to which expert witnesses are held in court. Their…
Rank this Week: 4338

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    NFL WEEK THREE 2016

    NFL WEEK THREE 2016
    The surprise of the week is that the majority of the Survivor pool is picking your Miami Dolphins, at home against the Browns.After another scintillating week of picks last week, we confidently take on a difficult week three schedule,…
  • Sep 22

    FIRST DAY OF FALL

    FIRST DAY OF FALL
    Today at 10:21 was the Fall Equinox. No, that is not tumbling to the ground at a local gym. The Fall Equinox,  or Autumnal Equinox, as any robed reader would tell you, is when (other than the polar regions, duh!)…
  • Sep 19

    AFORMS BY EMAIL!!!

    AFORMS BY EMAIL!!!
    Wanna get an a-form mailed to you? Scroll down and find out how. The FACDLers have been busy bees lately. They recently received some shocking news: there is gambling going on in this establishment. No, really. Word has slowly…
Rank this Week: 789

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland DUI news, updates and commentary. Published by Goldstein & Stamm, P.A.

http://www.marylandduilawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 24

    NCDD and NACDL wrap up a successful conference in Las Vega

    NCDD and NACDL wrap up a successful conference in Las Vega
    The National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) just wrapped up their annual Las Vegas seminar.  As usual, it was well attended and the presentations were very informative. The…
  • Sep 24

    Hillary Clinton for President

    Hillary Clinton for President
    This is the endorsement of the New York Times.  I was going to write one but the Times did a great job with it.  So I am reprinting it here.  I will add that her Supreme Court and other judicial picks will be much better than…
  • Jul 28

    NCDD Summer Session hits it out of the park

    NCDD Summer Session hits it out of the park
    The National College for DUI Defense (www.ncdd.com) just completed its annual summer session held in Cambridge Massachusetts.  The session featured large lectures, small lectures, breakouts, and small elective seminars. Topics…
Rank this Week: 3722

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 24

    Report: Alleged Drunk Driver in Boston Hits Police Cruiser – Trooper Injured

    Report: Alleged Drunk Driver in Boston Hits Police Cruiser – Trooper Injured
    According to a recent news feature from CBS Local Boston, a woman has just been arrested after she allegedly crashed into a Massachusetts State Police Cruiser in Boston, injuring a trooper.  Authorities say the alleged drunk driving…
  • Sep 22

    Police Officer Accused of Drunk Driving Crash Talks Fast Food

    Police Officer Accused of Drunk Driving Crash Talks Fast Food
    In a rather bizarre incident reported by KATU 2 News, a police officer alleged to have been responsible for a drunk driving crash in a city-owned vehicle. He reportedly struck up a conversation with arresting officers about fast food and…
  • Sep 19

    Report: Police Do Not Have to Read Miranda to Boston Drunk Driving Suspect

    Report: Police Do Not Have to Read Miranda to Boston Drunk Driving Suspect
    There is no doubt that state legislators and organizations like Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) are trying to make it tougher for those who decide to drink to the point of intoxication and then get behind the wheel of a car.  The…
Rank this Week: 572

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Covers Minnesota criminal law topics. By Thomas Gallagher.

http://minneapoliscriminallawyer.liberty-lawyer.com
  • Sep 24

    Self-defense: Dominance, Escalation and Deception

    Self-defense: Dominance, Escalation and Deception
    Some physical attacks are part of a robbery, a rape, a riot, or planned. Putting those to one side for now, let’s look at the other sort – attacks that spontaneously rise from anger, conflict or a sense of having been treated…
  • Sep 14

    Self-defense and The Other

    Self-defense and The Other
    The reality is that when people in our culture see two people fighting they’ll generally view them both as The Other, with suspicion. Similarly, when people hear about or think about people fighting they will tend to presume that the…
  • Mar 24

    Remove Marijuana from Schedule 1 in Minnesota? Amend SF 1219 & HF1376

    Remove Marijuana from Schedule 1 in Minnesota? Amend SF 1219 & HF1376
    The Minnesota State Senate and State House now have a Bill pending to amend the Minnesota Controlled Substances Act to add various drugs and substances to the various Schedules. This is a perfect opportunity for us to urge the Minnesota…
Rank this Week: 4782

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Provides legal commentary, opinions, and articles on criminal law.

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
Rank this Week: 2162

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2279

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

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

    Voting Booth Selfies – Illegal in Connecticut?

    Voting Booth Selfies – Illegal in Connecticut?
    Someone asked me other day what I meant by being a fan of Americana. Apple Pie. Parades. The Big E. Voting Booth Selfies?   Not so fast. As the Presidential election heats up, no matter who you’re voting for, you can be sure…
  • Sep 17

    The 3 Most Common Underage Drinking Crimes in Darien & New Canaan

    The 3 Most Common Underage Drinking Crimes in Darien & New Canaan
    New Canaan and Darien Connecticut police are dialing up their underage drinking party enforcement efforts. With school back in session, teenagers and high school students in small towns like Darien and New Canaan Connecticut are once again…
  • Sep 14

    Remembering Dr. Paul Turner – Expert & Compassionate Forensic Evaluator

    Remembering Dr. Paul Turner – Expert & Compassionate Forensic Evaluator
    This is my second remembrance and tribute blog posting in a week’s time. Until last week, I’ve never even considered writing one. Yet this week the legal community—as well as the Fairfield County Community as a…
Rank this Week: 2268

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 24

    Don't gloat that Texas is ahead on forensic-science reform

    Don't gloat that Texas is ahead on forensic-science reform
    Meagan Flynn at the Houston Press is right that Texas is ahead of the feds and the rest of the country right now on forensic science reform, but that fact provides cold comfort. As Grits noted in an earlier roundup, this week the president's…
  • Sep 22

    DPS on de-escalation training: We already do that

    DPS on de-escalation training: We already do that
    Among the settlement terms leaked to the press in the Sandra Bland case this week was a statement that the Texas Department of Public Safety would provide de-escalation training for current and future troopers.The Houston Chronicle reported…
  • Sep 20

    Cash-register justice, against drug-free zones, and other storie

    Cash-register justice, against drug-free zones, and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends which merit Grits readers' attention while I'm focused elsewhere today:Williamson County to allow citations for pot, DWLIGreat news: Williamson County has decided to let Round Rock police officers issue citations…
Rank this Week: 159

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 23

    Polls and the Importance of Question Wording

    Polls and the Importance of Question Wording
    In mid-August, Bill and I both noted a poll by the Institute for Government Studies at Berkeley on the competing death penalty propositions.  That poll found the repeal proposition losing by 45-55 and the reform proposition winning by a…
  • Sep 22

    Stop and Frisk

    Stop and Frisk
    The controversy over the practice of "stop and frisk" has entered the presidential campaign.  Let's begin with a trivia question.  Who wrote the Supreme Court decision upholding "stop and frisk" upon reasonable suspicion?(a) …
  • Sep 21

    Justice Scalia, Prof. Amar, the Exclusionary Rule, and Utah v. Strieff

    Justice Scalia, Prof. Amar, the Exclusionary Rule, and Utah v. Strieff
    Akhil Reed Amar of Yale Law is a rarity -- a prominent legal academic who has his head screwed on straight when it comes to the Fourth Amendment exclusionary rule.  He has this post at SCOTUSblog titled The Court after...
Rank this Week: 224

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 579

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
  • Sep 23

    Courtroom Etiquette 101: The Do’s and Don’t of the Courtroom

    Courtroom Etiquette 101: The Do’s and Don’t of the Courtroom
    Courtroom Etiquette: Check Electronics, E-Cigs, and Emotions at Door For one reason or another, just about everyone will enter a criminal courtroom at some point in their lives. Whether you’re a defendant, a potential juror, or a…
  • Sep 21

    How Low-Level Federal Drug Charges Can Lead to Massive Sentence

    How Low-Level Federal Drug Charges Can Lead to Massive Sentence
    Federal Drug Attorney Explains How Low-Level Federal Drug Charges Lead to High Sentences The United States Sentencing Guidelines are the most significant factor impacting the lives of individuals convicted of federal crimes. Many…
  • Sep 19

    Where will a federal crime be prosecuted?

    Where will a federal crime be prosecuted?
    Venue in Federal Criminal Cases Federal offenses are prosecuted in 94 federal districts across the United States. Each federal district may have multiple divisions. Each division may have multiple federal courts. Determining where a case…
Rank this Week: 1433

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Syracuse couple on the run for five years arrested in mortgage fraud case | syracuse.com

    Syracuse couple on the run for five years arrested in mortgage fraud case | syracuse.com
    Alexander and Sima March fled to Canada after their 2011 indictment on mortgage fraud charges. Source: Syracuse couple on the run for five years arrested in mortgage fraud case | syracuse.com
  • Sep 22

    Bankruptcies To Avoid Mortgages Results in Prison Sentence

    Bankruptcies To Avoid Mortgages Results in Prison Sentence
    Barbara Jean Dennis, 60, Las Vegas, NV, a  former Nevada real estate agent who owned at least 12 rental properties in Nevada and Texas and filed multiple bankruptcy petitions to avoid paying the mortgages, has been sentenced to…
  • Sep 21

    14 1/2 Year Sentence in California Mortgage Fraud

    14 1/2 Year Sentence in California Mortgage Fraud
    Rachel Siders, 41, Roseville, California, was sentenced to 14 and a half years in prison for her involvement in mortgage fraud schemes that cost financial institutions over $17 million. Federal juries returned verdicts in two trials, in…
Rank this Week: 2

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/
Rank this Week: 382

The D.U.I. Blog

The D.U.I. Blog

Covers criminal court cases including D.U.I., drug law, assaults and other issues. By Joel Heiligman.

http://www.joelheiligmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 23

    Minnesota Steps Up Enforcement, Makes 1,351 DWI-related Arrests Over 18 Day

    Minnesota Steps Up Enforcement, Makes 1,351 DWI-related Arrests Over 18 Day
    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has revealed that it made 1,351 DWI-related arrests between August 19th and September 5th, during an end-of-summer extra enforcement initiative. The campaign included 300 different law enforcement…
  • Aug 31

    MN Supreme Court: Authorities Can Look for Drugs in BAC Tests, Even If Warrant Suspected Alcohol

    MN Supreme Court: Authorities Can Look for Drugs in BAC Tests, Even If Warrant Suspected Alcohol
    Minnesota’s supreme court this month ruled that drugs in a person’s system can indeed be taken into account when administering a blood alcohol test – even if the initial suspicion was that they were driving drunk. The ruling…
  • Jul 25

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team
    Twins pitching coach Neil Allen has returned to the team, just under 2 months after a leave of absence due to a DWI arrest. “They could have very easily told me to take a hike. They could have thrown me to the curb, and they…
Rank this Week: 1265

Joel Heiligman's DUI Blawg

Joel Heiligman's DUI Blawg

Covers issues related to DUI/DWI, and criminal defense in Minnesota and the surrounding Midwest.

http://www.joelheiligmanlaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 23

    Minnesota Steps Up Enforcement, Makes 1,351 DWI-related Arrests Over 18 Day

    Minnesota Steps Up Enforcement, Makes 1,351 DWI-related Arrests Over 18 Day
    The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has revealed that it made 1,351 DWI-related arrests between August 19th and September 5th, during an end-of-summer extra enforcement initiative. The campaign included 300 different law enforcement…
  • Aug 31

    MN Supreme Court: Authorities Can Look for Drugs in BAC Tests, Even If Warrant Suspected Alcohol

    MN Supreme Court: Authorities Can Look for Drugs in BAC Tests, Even If Warrant Suspected Alcohol
    Minnesota’s supreme court this month ruled that drugs in a person’s system can indeed be taken into account when administering a blood alcohol test – even if the initial suspicion was that they were driving drunk. The ruling…
  • Jul 25

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team

    After DWI, Twins Pitching Coach Returns to Team
    Twins pitching coach Neil Allen has returned to the team, just under 2 months after a leave of absence due to a DWI arrest. “They could have very easily told me to take a hike. They could have thrown me to the curb, and they…
Rank this Week: 1052

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1417

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    The Difficulty of Enforcing Laws Against Driving While High

    The Difficulty of Enforcing Laws Against Driving While High
    NPR just published a relatively detailed story on how difficult it is to enforce DUI (driving under the influence) laws for those under the influence of marijuana. Like the rest of the nation, the state of Colorado has seen a sharp increase…
  • Sep 21

    Accused Charleston Shooter Dylan Roof Beaten in Jail

    Accused Charleston Shooter Dylan Roof Beaten in Jail
    Last month, it was reported by CNN that the unsympathetic Dylann Roof, the accused shooter in Charleston, was attacked and beaten on his way to the shower in Charleston County Detention Center. Roof made headlines last year when he was…
  • Sep 16

    Yolo County: Motion to Suppress Evidence of Controlled Substance and Paraphernalia Confiscated During Illegal Stop

    Yolo County: Motion to Suppress Evidence of Controlled Substance and Paraphernalia Confiscated During Illegal Stop
    On July 5, 2016, defendant David Ramirez of Yolo County, California filed a motion to suppress evidence pursuant to CA Penal Code § 1538.5 through his attorney. Mr. Ramirez is charged with possessing a controlled substance and drug…
Rank this Week: 1066

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Tacoma Criminal Lawyer Blawg

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of Smith & White, PLLC.

http://www.tacomacriminallawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1462

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law topics such as criminal procedure, DWI and traffic offenses, drugs and narcotics, fraud related offenses, and violent crimes. By Jeremy Saland.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 68

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Focusing on issues affecting the criminal justice system. By Bautista, Overson & Stewart PC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • Sep 23

    Couple Charged with Rape, Sodomy, Other Sex Crimes after Utah Sundance Film Festival

    Couple Charged with Rape, Sodomy, Other Sex Crimes after Utah Sundance Film Festival
    On September 21 a New York couple was extradited to Utah to face felony criminal charges including object rape, forcible sodomy, and other sex crimes arising from an alleged incident that prosecutors say occurred during the Sundance Film…
  • Sep 16

    Doctor Convicted of Murder in Utah Seeks New Trial, Citing False Testimony

    Doctor Convicted of Murder in Utah Seeks New Trial, Citing False Testimony
    At the culmination of a high-profile 22-day trial that ended on November 9, 2013, Utah physician Martin MacNeill was convicted of murdering his wife, Michele MacNeill.  The cause of death was determined to be fatal heart arrhythmia…
  • Sep 14

    What Are the Consequences if an Inmate Tries to Escape from a County Jail in Utah?

    What Are the Consequences if an Inmate Tries to Escape from a County Jail in Utah?
    No one wants to find themselves in jail.  Some inmates, like the man who attempted to break out of Utah’s Tooele County Jail last month, decide to gamble on an escape.  No one would deny that jail is an unpleasant place to be,…
Rank this Week: 946

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    “Moose,” Defamation and the Statute of Limitation

    “Moose,” Defamation and the Statute of Limitation
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Superior Courtof New Jersey – Appellate Division: Roberts v. Mintz, 2016 WL 3981128 (2016) (per curiam). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[p]laintiffs Donna Roberts and Dawn…
  • Sep 21

    The Cell Phone, Second-Degree Robbery and the Mugshot

    The Cell Phone, Second-Degree Robbery and the Mugshot
    This post examines a decision from the California Court of Appeals – Second District: People v. Estrada, 2016 WL 4729515 (2016).  The court begins by explaining that Jose Raul Estradaappeals from a judgment entered after he pleaded…
  • Sep 19

    The Fourth Amendment, the Search and Seizure of Personal Electronic Devices and “Remote Deletion”

    The Fourth Amendment, the Search and Seizure of Personal Electronic Devices and “Remote Deletion”
    This post examines a case from the Court of Appeals of Oregon: State v. Friddle, 2016 WL 4784106 (2016).  The court begins the opinion by explaining that Ronald Wesley Friddle appeals an amended judgment of conviction for unlawful…
Rank this Week: 187

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI issues, including field sobriety testing, post-conviction relief, ignition interlocks. By Levow DWI Law.

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2932

Courthouse Insider

Courthouse Insider

Covers criminal law. By Brian Silber.

http://www.briansilber.com/
Rank this Week: 1690

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

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

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Sep 23

    Criminal Defense: Working as an Expert Witne

    Criminal Defense: Working as an Expert Witne
    Defendants in criminal cases such as tax fraud, money laundering, or embezzlement often need forensic accountants to help evaluate complex financial situations. Should you provide expert witness services to criminal defendants? Tracy…
  • Sep 20

    Corporate Identity Theft: It Isn’t Just For People Anymore

    Corporate Identity Theft: It Isn’t Just For People Anymore
    You thought only people experience identity theft. Only individuals become victims of dumpster diving or poor computer security. Someone gets a credit card in your name, and you’ve become a victim. You didn’t even consider that a…
  • Sep 16

    Book Review: Wall Street Smarts: A Guide to Finding Your Inner Investor

    Book Review: Wall Street Smarts: A Guide to Finding Your Inner Investor
    Wall Street Smarts: A Guide to Finding Your Inner Investor, by Miles Goodwin, is masterful compilation of the best investment advice for the average person. The book does the seemingly impossible by pulling together the best investment advice…
Rank this Week: 30

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Sep 23

    Common Law in the Age of Arbitration

    Common Law in the Age of Arbitration
    Myriam Gilles, The Day Doctrine Died: Private Arbitration and the End of Law, 2016 U. Ill. L. Rev. 371 (2016).Allan ErbsenJudge-made law is dynamic. Rules adapt to innovations in technology, trends in human behavior and markets, and nascent…
  • Sep 22

    Law, Legend, and Forgotten Histories of Survivance

    Law, Legend, and Forgotten Histories of Survivance
    Katrina Jagodinsky, Legal Codes and Talking Trees: Indigenous Women’s Sovereignty in the Sonoran and Puget Sound Borderlands, 1854-1946 (2016).Karen TaniIn 2016, legal history is a capacious field – one with a catholic view of…
  • Sep 21

    Whistling for the Dog in Affirmative Action

    Whistling for the Dog in Affirmative Action
    Reviewing Khiara Bridges, The Deserving Poor, The Undeserving Poor and Class-Based Affirmative Action, 66 Emory L.J. (forthcoming 2017), available at SSRN.Daria RoithmayrThe link between race and class inequality is a hot topic. The top two…
Rank this Week: 83

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 23

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Protests erupted in Charlotte this week in response to an officer-involved shooting of a black man, Keith Lamont Scott, on Tuesday afternoon.  The protests, which have caused law enforcement officers to don riot gear and use tear gas to…
  • Sep 22

    State v. Lindsey:  Another Close Call on Probable Cause for DWI

    State v. Lindsey:  Another Close Call on Probable Cause for DWI
    Do the following facts provide probable cause to arrest for impaired driving? An officer pulls behind a vehicle at a stoplight around 3 a.m. and sees that its registration is expired.  He activates his blue lights, and the defendant…
  • Sep 21

    All the Probation Effective Date

    All the Probation Effective Date
    Any person, felon or misdemeanant, can be on probation for up to 5 years. In some cases—assuming you did the extension just right—probation could be as long as 8 years. So, there are some pretty old probation cases hanging around.…
Rank this Week: 837

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Crimes Against Illinois State Officials: Harsh Punishments in Cook and DuPage County

    Crimes Against Illinois State Officials: Harsh Punishments in Cook and DuPage County
    Attacking a state official is never a good idea in the best of circumstances. First of all, police officers are officers of the court. Therefore the defendant will be setting themselves up for a challenging criminal prosecution process. The…
  • Aug 31

    Drug Dealer Faces Homicide Charge After Client Overdose

    Drug Dealer Faces Homicide Charge After Client Overdose
    Did you know that drug dealers can be held criminally responsible if their clients die from an overdose after purchasing their drugs? In Illinois, a drug dealer in this situation can be charged with reckless homicide. This is exactly what…
  • Aug 29

    Family Robbed at Gunpoint and Falsely Imprisoned in Home

    Family Robbed at Gunpoint and Falsely Imprisoned in Home
    The Wisconsin State Journal reports that two suspects are currently in custody in Illinois in connection with a violent home invasion that took place in Madison last January. Allegedly, the two suspects robbed a 27-year-old man at gunpoint,…
Rank this Week: 2295

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland laws on drug arrests, DUI and gun crimes. By the Herbst Firm.

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Marijuana Grower Files Lawsuit Against Maryland

    Marijuana Grower Files Lawsuit Against Maryland
    Even before the medical marijuana commission began the selection process for awarding grower and distributor licenses it was hypothesized that some losing applicants would sue over the unfair process. According to newly drafted regulations,…
  • Sep 19

    More Issues For Medical Marijuana

    More Issues For Medical Marijuana
    First, state politicians passed a completely ineffective medical marijuana law that unsurprisingly had zero takers. Then a year later when a legitimate medical marijuana program became state law, the commission in charge of writing the policy…
  • Sep 8

    State Police Arrest Dozens Over Holiday Weekend

    State Police Arrest Dozens Over Holiday Weekend
    Holiday weekends motivate thousands to take to the highways to vacation or visit with friends and family. And in Maryland when the weather is warm, a large majority of these motorists travel between the Baltimore and D.C. metro areas and the…
Rank this Week: 3325

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC Blog

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Sep 22

    Maryland Ignition Interlock Program

    Maryland Ignition Interlock Program
    Maryland Ignition Interlock Program What is ignition interlock? The Maryland ignition interlock program is designed to deter drivers from operating a motor vehicle while they are impaired or under the influence of alcohol. An ignition…
  • Sep 15

    Considering Filing for Divorce? Take These Steps First

    Considering Filing for Divorce? Take These Steps First
    Divorce1 has a way of bringing out the worst in people. Even you and your spouse both realize that the marriage is not working and agree to end your marriage, the process of separating your lives and finances can create significant conflict.…
  • Sep 15

    Considering Filing for Divorce? Take These Steps First

    Considering Filing for Divorce? Take These Steps First
    Divorce1 has a way of bringing out the worst in people. Even you and your spouse both realize that the marriage is not working and agree to end your marriage, the process of separating your lives and finances can create significant conflict.…
Rank this Week: 338

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 337

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law. By Abdo Law Firm.

http://www.michigancriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Macomb County Drunk Driving Update

    Macomb County Drunk Driving Update
    Drunk driving is charged as a crime; not a traffic violation. From our experience, first offenders finding themselves in this position rarely fit the mold of someone that you would expect to get into trouble with the law. On the…
  • Jul 14

    Michigan Driver Responsibility Fees; It Pays to Fight Every Traffic Ticket!

    Michigan Driver Responsibility Fees; It Pays to Fight Every Traffic Ticket!
    Since 2003, the State of Michigan collects Driver Responsibility Fees against driver’s when excessive points are abstracted on a person’s driving record (Category 1 Offenses). Fees are also collected for specific offenses,…
  • Jul 14

    Michigan Driver Responsibility Fees; It Pays to Fight Every Traffic Ticket!

    Michigan Driver Responsibility Fees; It Pays to Fight Every Traffic Ticket!
    Since 2003, the State of Michigan collects Driver Responsibility Fees against driver’s when excessive points are abstracted on a person’s driving record (Category 1 Offenses). Fees are also collected for specific offenses,…
Rank this Week: 3109

New Hampshire Legal Blog

New Hampshire Legal Blog

Covers criminal and injury law. By Tenn And Tenn, P. A.

http://www.nhlegalblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2340

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 22

    SJC RULES THAT RUNNING FROM BOSTON POLICE DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE GUILT

    SJC RULES THAT RUNNING FROM BOSTON POLICE DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE GUILT
    In Twelve Step programs, one of the steps to recovery is to “make amends” to people you have wronged. Well, while I am not involved in such a program at present, I do owe you, my readers, an amends. I left you hanging during the…
  • Sep 9

    CRIMINAL APPEAL BEFORE SJC IN POLICE OFFICER MURDER CASE IS SUCCESSFUL

    CRIMINAL APPEAL BEFORE SJC IN POLICE OFFICER MURDER CASE IS SUCCESSFUL
    I have been bouncing back and forth between the Boston Police Union vs. Body Cams follies and the return to…that other Department…in terms of topics for the blog this week. I think, as a prelude to both, I should bring you a…
  • Sep 2

    BOSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT CONTINUES THE PUBLICLY FUNDED FIGHT TO AVOID SCRUTINY

    BOSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT CONTINUES THE PUBLICLY FUNDED FIGHT TO AVOID SCRUTINY
    Ok, I know that when I left off in my last blog, I indicated that I was going to return to the topic of a particular mismanaged blight on the Massachusetts landscape that is being slipped a pass by our governor…but that will have to…
Rank this Week: 1664