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Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Sherman Criminal Lawyer Blog

Published By Micah Belden, Criminal Defense Lawyer

http://www.shermancriminallawyer.com/
  • Dec 29

    Be careful what you Tweet for...

    Be careful what you Tweet for...
    A 17 year old in Tarrant County was arrested for tweeting a picture of picture of an airsoft rifle aimed at a marked Fort Worth police vehicle and "Should I do it? They Don't Care For a Black Male Anyways." Police justified their arrest,…
  • Jan 7

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways? (Part Two)

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways? (Part Two)
    However, Texas' public lewdness statute proscribes a wide range of conduct, including the consensual touching of breasts outside the clothing in public. Sec. 21.01. defines: (1) "Deviate sexual intercourse" means: (A) any contact between…
  • Jan 7

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?

    Just how lewd can I be in this Country, anyways?
    Salvador Cisneros came to the United States to realize the American dream, and part of his dream might have ranged from fondling breasts in public to joining the mile high club. Having been discovered in the United States without permission…
Rank this Week: 4831

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/
  • May 25

    How to get the best Results in an OWI 3rd Offense (Felony DUI) case

    How to get the best Results in an OWI 3rd Offense (Felony DUI) case
    If you're facing a 3rd offense drunk driving charge anywhere in Michigan, then you already know it's a felony. In this article, I want to avoid all the scare tactics and make clear that, in most cases, and with proper...
  • May 22

    What you need to win your Michigan Driver's License Restoration Case

    What you need to win your Michigan Driver's License Restoration Case
    I have posted over 283 articles about the driver's license restoration and clearance process; that's a lot of information. Yet for everything I have written, both on my blog and on my website, there is one fact - one single...
  • May 18

    Michigan Criminal Lawyer - The Legal Conscience

    Michigan Criminal Lawyer - The Legal Conscience
    One of the praises that's often heaped on a good lawyer (or anyone, for that matter) is that he or she is "caring." No one would argue that caring about your work, no matter what you do for a living,...
Rank this Week: 1796

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • May 22

    Six Officers Indicted for Freddie Gray Death

    Six Officers Indicted for Freddie Gray Death
    The six officers allegedly involved in the death of Freddie Gray have been indicted by a grand jury. The charges are similar to those brought by Maryland proscecutor Marilyn Mosby. For the most part, the indictments closely track the…
  • May 22

    Ireland Rejects Extradition of Terrorist Due to Supermax Condition

    Ireland Rejects Extradition of Terrorist Due to Supermax Condition
    A court in Ireland has refused to extradite accused terrorist Ali Charaf Damache to the United States finding that the conditions of Supermax are overly harsh and would violate his rights under Ireland's constitution. The Court ordered…
  • May 21

    "El Chino Antrax" Pleads Guilty in San Diego

    "El Chino Antrax" Pleads Guilty in San Diego
    Jose Rodrigo Arechiga-Gamboa, aka "El Chino Antrax", the young, flashy alleged "sicario" for Sinaloa (Zambada faction) and logistics coordinator (El Chapo Guzman), pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in San Diego to conspiracy to import…
Rank this Week: 2

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • May 22

    Memorial Day Weekend and DUI Checkpoint

    Memorial Day Weekend and DUI Checkpoint
    Our West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale DUI defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert know that Memorial Day Weekend is one of the business times of year in South Florida, especially in terms of DUI accidents and arrests.…
  • May 21

    Florida Crime Rate Drops while Palm Beach County Violent Crime Rate Rise

    Florida Crime Rate Drops while Palm Beach County Violent Crime Rate Rise
    According to a report from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), crimes across Florida dropped to a 44-year low in 2014. At the same time, though, violent crime actually rose in Palm Beach County by 115 incidents (vs. the previous…
  • May 19

    Man Arrested in West Palm Beach for Providing Illegal Dental Service

    Man Arrested in West Palm Beach for Providing Illegal Dental Service
    People often feel like they're qualified to offer advice and assistance in areas in which they are not. For example, after watching a legal drama, someone might feel equipped to give a friend legal advice. After watching a medical television…
Rank this Week: 1079

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

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

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • May 22

    Mortgage Broker Pleads Guilty to Procuring Fraudulent Loan

    Mortgage Broker Pleads Guilty to Procuring Fraudulent Loan
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Jason Calabrese, 43, Watertown, Connecticut, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven, Connecticut, to his involvement in a series of fraudulent mortgage loan applications. According to…
  • May 21

    Contractor and Bookkeeper Sent to Prison for Ripping Off Borrower

    Contractor and Bookkeeper Sent to Prison for Ripping Off Borrower
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Paxton Jeffrey Anderson, 44, Montevideo, Minnesota, and Joseph John Plany, 42, Hutto, Texas, were sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Susan R. Bolton to eight years and four years in prison, respectively, and ordered…
  • May 21

    Real Estate Investor Admits Rigging Bids at Foreclosure Auction

    Real Estate Investor Admits Rigging Bids at Foreclosure Auction
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Eric Hulsman, a Georgia real estate investor, pleaded guilty to his role in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Georgia. Felony charges against the defendant were…
Rank this Week: 3

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law…

Lafayette Criminal Defense Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, drug charges, drunk driving, misdemeanors and white collar crimes. By the Law Office of Joshua S. Guillory.

http://www.jsguillorylaw.com/blog/
  • May 22

    Is getting a DWI a big deal?

    Is getting a DWI a big deal?
    If you have been charged with a DWI in Louisiana, you may be wondering if it is even a big deal. After all, you probably know of several people who have been charged with drunk driving. The truth is that...
  • May 15

    Louisiana lawmakers consider easing up on marijuana penalitie

    Louisiana lawmakers consider easing up on marijuana penalitie
    Louisiana is the latest state to consider taking a more relaxed approach to certain marijuana charges. A bill has cleared the House and next goes to the Senate that would reduce the maximum sentence for second-offense marijuana possession to…
  • May 6

    When a police officer infringes on a suspect’s right

    When a police officer infringes on a suspect’s right
    Police have broad power to enforce the law, but they have to do so within the limits created by the Constitution and other civil rights laws. There have been many stories in the news recently about police officers who appear...
Rank this Week: 4096

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

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

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • May 22

    Minor Misdemeanor Moving Violation Dismissed

    Minor Misdemeanor Moving Violation Dismissed
    Columbus criminal defense attorneys were recently contacted by a man in his 40s arrested and charged with a Minor Misdemeanor Moving Violation, which if convicted of the charge carries with it a point on the driving record of the client. Our…
  • May 21

    Warrant for Arrest in 3yo 1st Degree Misdemeanor Theft Case, Dismissed

    Warrant for Arrest in 3yo 1st Degree Misdemeanor Theft Case, Dismissed
    Columbus criminal defense attorneys were recently contacted by a man in his 20s arrested and charged with 1st Degree Misdemeanor Theft. This is a serious charge and carries with it a sentence of up to six months in jail, $1,000 fine and…
  • May 20

    How Does Expungement and Record Sealing in Ohio Work?

    How Does Expungement and Record Sealing in Ohio Work?
    If you have been accused of a crime or convicted of a minor offense in Ohio, you can still suffer unduly harsh repercussions for having a criminal record for years afterwards. That’s why the processes of expungement and record sealing…
Rank this Week: 2791

White Collar Securities Defense

White Collar Securities Defense

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

http://whitecollarsecuritiesdefense.com/
  • May 22

    Hoskins FCPA Trial Pushed Back Until November Despite Government’s Objection

    Hoskins FCPA Trial Pushed Back Until November Despite Government’s Objection
    Judge Janet Bond Arterton has granted a continuance in the prosecution of Lawrence Hoskins, the former Alstom executive who allegedly violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in an effort to win business for a Connecticut-based…
  • May 20

    Laurie Bebo and the SEC Press Arguments Before the Seventh Circuit

    Laurie Bebo and the SEC Press Arguments Before the Seventh Circuit
    Laurie Bebo has asked the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate her action against the Securities and Exchange Commission. Bebo, the former CEO of Assisted Living Concepts who was charged administratively by the SEC, filed suit…
  • May 8

    Prosecutors Move to Stop Hoskins From Arguing that Lack of Agency Defeats FCPA Claim

    Prosecutors Move to Stop Hoskins From Arguing that Lack of Agency Defeats FCPA Claim
    With trial scheduled to start in early June – despite a pending defense motion for a six-month delay – the government filed motions  this week in its case against Lawrence Hoskins to prohibit Hoskins from making certain…
Rank this Week: 2565

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/
  • May 22

    Man avoids death penalty, sentenced to life in prison for murder conviction

    Man avoids death penalty, sentenced to life in prison for murder conviction
    A Jacksonville man convicted of killing a firefighter’s wife will spend the rest of his life in prison.  The man was facing the possibility of the death penalty, but the judge issued the life sentence last week, according to a…
  • May 19

    State drops charges against St. Johns County Commissioner

    State drops charges against St. Johns County Commissioner
    A St. Johns County Commissioner was cleared of a felony charge brought against him in North Carolina.  He was charged with obtaining property by false pretense, accused of taking $500 from an account he used to share with his…
  • May 15

    Jacksonville man convicted of shooting into home, facing decades behind bar

    Jacksonville man convicted of shooting into home, facing decades behind bar
    A Jacksonville man who shot into a home and accidentally wounded a 3-year-old boy was found guilty on multiple charges.  The man was found guilty on four counts of attempted second-degree murder and one count of shooting or throwing…
Rank this Week: 707

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • May 22

    White House Opposes Bill Giving Small Businesses Greater Voice in CFPB Rulemaking

    White House Opposes Bill Giving Small Businesses Greater Voice in CFPB Rulemaking
    Last month, the White House informed Congress that it opposes a bill passed by the House of Representatives designed to give small businesses a larger role in developing Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) rules and regulations.…
  • May 21

    CFPB Enforcement Action Appeals: Quick Resolution with Unchecked Discretion

    CFPB Enforcement Action Appeals: Quick Resolution with Unchecked Discretion
    On March 9, 2015, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray presided over oral argument in the first appeal hearing of an administrative enforcement action.   The appeal involves two companies that…
  • May 20

    The Department of Justice Hammers Away at Corporate Cooperation

    The Department of Justice Hammers Away at Corporate Cooperation
    For at least the second time in recent weeks, the Justice Department’s criminal division chief delivered lengthy public remarks on what the department expects from companies choosing to cooperate with federal investigators. In a speech…
Rank this Week: 3035

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    The OnStar GPS Tracking Service, the iPads and Harassment

    The OnStar GPS Tracking Service, the iPads and Harassment
    This post examines an opinion from the Court of Appeals of Minnesota:  Boggs v. Boggs, 2015 WL 1961179 (2015).  As the caption suggests, the case involves spouses who were in the process of divorcing when the events that produced…
  • May 20

    The Facebook Posts, Cyberstalking and "Substantial Emotional Distress"

    The Facebook Posts, Cyberstalking and "Substantial Emotional Distress"
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Florida Court of Appeals that involves domestic violence and “cyberstalking.”  Horowitz v. Horowitz, 2015 WL 1443223 (District Court of Appeals of Florida – Second District…
  • May 18

    Divorce, the Summons and Facebook

    Divorce, the Summons and Facebook
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Supreme Court, New York County, New York that analyzes an issue involving divorce procedure.  Baidoo v. Blood-Dzraku, 2015 WL 1486978 (2015).  The issue involves the process of…
Rank this Week: 2825

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/
  • May 22

    Biddeford keeping sex offenders from moving downtown

    Biddeford keeping sex offenders from moving downtown
    ee also: Sex offender appears in audience as Biddeford council adopts residency restrictions 5-22-15 Maine: Most of that area is off-limits, as are many apartment buildings, under a new ordinance passed as abuse charges roil the…
  • May 22

    State Senate Enacts 'Brittany's Law'

    State Senate Enacts 'Brittany's Law'
    5-22-15 New York: New York State Senator Mike Nozzolio today announced that the State Senate has taken significant and important action in adopting a tougher stance against violent crime by enacting the "Domestic Violence Prevention…
  • May 22

    College discredit: Acquitted of rape, still shamed

    College discredit: Acquitted of rape, still shamed
    5-22-15 Michigan: In the eyes of the law, Matt Rolph, 22, is innocent of the sex crimes he was charged with following a rape accusation in 2014. But in the eyes of the college Rolph attended at the time of this accusation, he's still seen as…
Rank this Week: 24

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/
  • May 22

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    The big news at the General Assembly this week was the introduction of the House budget bill. Recent projections of a budget surplus contributed to a proposal to spend about 6% more than last year, including millions more for the courts and a…
  • May 21

    When the Trial Court Has the Last Word

    When the Trial Court Has the Last Word
    Litigants sometimes are surprised by circumstances in which a trial court’s ruling in a case is not capable of review on appeal. The court of appeals recognized one such situation earlier this week in State v. Kiselev, ___ N.C. App. ___…
  • May 20

    Disposing of a Defendant’s Guns after a Felony Conviction

    Disposing of a Defendant’s Guns after a Felony Conviction
    On Monday, the United States Supreme Court unanimously decided a case about the disposition of a defendant’s guns after the defendant has been convicted of a felony. The case is Henderson v. United States. This post discusses the case…
Rank this Week: 1201

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 22

    Blood From A Corporation

    Blood From A Corporation
    Nobody likes the fact that corporate crime ends up with the payment of a big fine and a deferred prosecution agreement.  It’s so unsatisfying, there being no perp walk, no face to hate and ridicule, no physical embodiment of…
  • May 22

    The NYSBA Takes A Swan Dive Into The Ethics Rabbit Hole (Update)

    The NYSBA Takes A Swan Dive Into The Ethics Rabbit Hole (Update)
    The New York State Bar Association, unlike bar associations in some other states, is a club lawyers can join or not, depending on the need for another impressive certificate to hang on the ego wall to prove to potential clients that…
  • May 21

    Cop or Kids, Pick One

    Cop or Kids, Pick One
    The former Chief of Police of Mt. Airy, Georgia, together with his wife, will get 25 weekends in jail.  Upon hearing that, some might cheer. After all, it’s not often a cop gets jail, and 25 weekends is nothing to sneeze at,…
Rank this Week: 37

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

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

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • May 22

    Can You Get a DWI the Morning After Drinking?

    Can You Get a DWI the Morning After Drinking?
    Everyone is aware of the dangers of drinking and driving. Instead of endangering their own lives and the lives of others by getting behind the wheel, responsible individuals who have consumed alcohol make the smart decision of riding home…
  • May 19

    Physical Control and Minnesota DWI Law

    Physical Control and Minnesota DWI Law
    At first glance, the terms “driving under the influence,” “driving while impaired,” or “driving while intoxicated” simply means that a driver actually needs to be driving a motor vehicle in order to be…
  • May 14

    Is Biking While Impaired Illegal in Minnesota?

    Is Biking While Impaired Illegal in Minnesota?
    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of Americans traveling by bicycle has increased by a whopping 43 percent since 2000. With so many people using the two-wheeled mode of transportation to get from one place to another, it can be…
Rank this Week: 2562

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/
Rank this Week: 193

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/
  • May 22

    Reframing (and Reclaiming) Pregnancy and Abortion

    Reframing (and Reclaiming) Pregnancy and Abortion
    Khiara Bridges, When Pregnancy is an Injury: Rape, Law, and Culture, 65 Stan. L. Rev. 457 (2013).Melissa MurrayIn recent years, anti-abortion advocates have argued that abortion harms not only a developing fetus, it also harms the woman who…
  • May 20

    Higher Education’s Brands in Cyberspace

    Higher Education’s Brands in Cyberspace
    Jacob H. Rooksby, Defining Domain: Higher Education’s Battles for Cyberspace, 80 Brooklyn L. Rev. __ (forthcoming, 2015), available at SSRN.Michael CarrollProfessor Rooksby studies the way in which higher education institutions…
  • May 19

    Law, Neuroscience and Neuroethic

    Law, Neuroscience and Neuroethic
    Jens Clausen and Neil Levy (eds.), Handbook of Neuroethics (2015).Dennis PattersonThe relationship between the mind and the brain is a topic of immense philosophical, scientific, and popular interest.1 The diverse but…
Rank this Week: 258

New York City Criminal Blawg

New York City Criminal Blawg

By Arkady Bukh.

http://nycriminaldefenselawyer.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    America and Nazi Criminal

    America and Nazi Criminal
    When the  song, “Fly Me to the Moon,” was popularized by Frank Sinatra in 1964, it quickly became closely associated with America’s Apollo moon landings and became the first music ever heard on the moon when astronaut…
  • Jul 4

    The Black Box

    The Black Box
    Today every newer car has a manufacturer “black box” installed in the vehicle which a driver/owner has no control over. It is pretty much impossible for the owner to remove. Warning lights come on in the vehicle to let the owner…
  • Sep 5

    Brooklyn Brothers Receive No Jail Time for Bullying Sex Abuse Victim's Boyfriend

    Brooklyn Brothers Receive No Jail Time for Bullying Sex Abuse Victim's Boyfriend
    Brooklyn Brothers Receive No Jail Time for Bullying Sex Abuse Victim's Boyfriend Three Brooklyn brothers, Jacob, Joseph and Hertzka Berger admitted that they tried to bully a restaurant owner, Hershey Deutsch last year, by ripping the kosher…
Rank this Week: 3978

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • May 21

    Das Pyramidenspiel eines Staatsanwalt

    Das Pyramidenspiel eines Staatsanwalt
    Der Brandenburger „Maskenmann“-Fall, einem spektakulären Prozess um zwei Überfälle auf eine Berliner Unternehmerfamilie 2011 und die Entführung eines Unternehmers im Jahr 2012 vor dem Landgericht Frankfurt/Oder…
  • May 17

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 110

    Selbstleseverfahren, Band 110
    — Hinweis: Wir haben unsere Feed-Adresse aktualisiert: http://www.strafakte.de/feed/ Bitte aktualisieren Sie die Adresse demnächst in Ihrem Feed-Reader, um sicherzustellen, dass Sie auch weiterhin den Feed erhalten. ©…
  • May 15

    Kinderschutzbund räumt sexuellen Missbrauch ein

    Kinderschutzbund räumt sexuellen Missbrauch ein
    Der Deutsche Kinderschutzbund (DKSB) – zur Erinnerung: das waren die, die eine Geldzahlung von Edathy abgelehnt haben und dafür bundesweit gefeiert wurden – musste nun einräumen, dass es in der 80er Jahren mehrere…
Rank this Week: 2717

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/underdog/
Rank this Week: 510

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/
  • May 21

    Dancig-Rosenberg & Bendor on Unconstitutional Criminalization

    Dancig-Rosenberg & Bendor on Unconstitutional Criminalization
    Hadar Dancig-Rosenberg and Ariel L. Bendor (Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law) have posted Unconstitutional Criminalization on SSRN. Here is the abstract: May criminalization constitute a violation…
  • May 21

    Cooper on Racial Profiling and Vulnerability Theory

    Cooper on Racial Profiling and Vulnerability Theory
    Frank Rudy Cooper (Suffolk University Law School) has posted Always Already Suspect: Revising Vulnerability Theory (North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 93, p. 1339, 2015) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Martha Fineman proposes a post-identity…
  • May 21

    Brooks on Involuntary Intoxication

    Brooks on Involuntary Intoxication
    Thom Brooks (Durham University) has posted Involuntary Intoxication: A New Six-Step Procedure (Journal of Criminal Law 79(2): 138-146) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Involuntary intoxication is often misunderstood. The predominant 'orthodox'…
Rank this Week: 173

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/
  • May 21

    Crash near Kimberly injures 7 people.

    Crash near Kimberly injures 7 people.
    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…
  • May 21

    *CORRECTON* 2 vehicle crash blocking interstate Northbound I15 at milepost 20, just north of Malad

    *CORRECTON* 2 vehicle crash blocking interstate Northbound I15 at milepost 20, just north of Malad
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
  • May 21

    *FINAL UPDATE* 2 vehicle crash blocking interstate Northbound I15 at milepost 20, just north of Malad

    *FINAL UPDATE* 2 vehicle crash blocking interstate Northbound I15 at milepost 20, just north of Malad
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5205 South 5th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho…
Rank this Week: 163

Cortez Law Blog

Cortez Law Blog

Blogging on criminal law news and cases.

http://cortezlawblog.com
  • May 21

    Attorney Correspondence

    Attorney Correspondence
    Henry Alford wrote an excellent article in the New York Times last week called “The Tyranny of Constant Contact.” It’s a must read on the social etiquette involved in being on  social media (i.e., checking Facebook,…
  • May 12

    BEXAR COUNTY PRE-TRIAL DIVERSION

    BEXAR COUNTY PRE-TRIAL DIVERSION
    The Bexar County District Attorney, Nico Lahood, announced that his office will begin offering pre-trial diversion for all misdemeanor offenses except for DWI and Family Violence cases. Click here for the story published by KSAT 12 news. The…
  • Apr 16

    CRIMINAL-JUSTICE DEBT

    CRIMINAL-JUSTICE DEBT
    Failure to pay criminal-justice debt causes many defendants to have their driver’s licenses suspended according to a recent NY Times (NYT) article. Whether your driver’s license gets suspended for criminal-justice debt will depend…
Rank this Week: 3291

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

San Diego DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.sandiegoduilawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3640

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    Rodney Porter, Hobbs Investigator, Great Taste In Music

    Rodney Porter, Hobbs Investigator, Great Taste In Music
    So I finally got the belt tapes of a Rodney Porter investigation.Rodney and I disagree on the outcome of cases, but I like Rodney because he's old school, and for all his faults he isn't a bullshitter, and he looks you in the eye when he…
  • May 21

    Mistrial In Clovis; Stover Calls Wrong Pathologist to Stand

    Mistrial In Clovis; Stover Calls Wrong Pathologist to Stand
    Brian Stover, ex-Hobbs prosecutor, with a somewhat checkered past, who found a landing sport in Clovis called the wrong pathologist to the stand in a murder trial in Clovis and the judge called:"Mistrial."Oh, the cost, the priceThe price of…
  • May 20

    Hobbs Chief of Police

    Hobbs Chief of Police
    You are picking up the tab every day for the DA's office from not having an investigator.Every day.Your budget is dwindling.  And a budget is a zero sum game.Ask your frontline officers: How much time do you spend in magistrate court…
Rank this Week: 2408

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • May 21

    Robbery Arrest in Jackson

    Robbery Arrest in Jackson
    On Tuesday, a woman was arrested in connection with a robbery at the Regional Bank at 1455 Jacksonian Plaza. According to WJTV News Channel 12, 40-year-old Latina M. Younger was arrested and charged with bank robbery. She allegedly used a…
  • May 21

    Fatal Crash on I-20

    Fatal Crash on I-20
    Early Thursday morning, there was a fatal crash on I-20. According to WJTV News Channel 12, the incident happened near the Bolton exit. At this time, very few details have been released about the wreck, but we do know that 68-year-old Richard…
  • May 14

    Pedestrian Injured by Semi Truck

    Pedestrian Injured by Semi Truck
    Over the weekend, a pedestrian was struck and seriously injured by a semi truck in Jackson. According to WJTV News Channel 12, the incident happened sometime around 3:00 p.m., near the intersection of Gallatin and West Streets. At this time,…
Rank this Week: 1389

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 744

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

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

    Respondent lived in Arkansas...cont

    Respondent lived in Arkansas...cont
    Here the boys still require stability. The Court commends the grandparents L.C. and L.C. for stepping in and assisting in caring for the boys. Notably all six boys were legally returned to M.H.S. who received a suspended judgment. Yet...
  • May 21

    New York City Housing Authority ...cont

    New York City Housing Authority ...cont
    NYCHA's action to terminate Gates' tenancy is progressing conforms with the "Procedures for the Termination of Tenancy" as set forth as Exhibit A to a stipulation of settlement in a Federal class action against NYCHA brought by its…
  • May 21

    Theodore Johnson violently attacked his ex-girlfriend...cont

    Theodore Johnson violently attacked his ex-girlfriend...cont
    On the People's appeal, we are asked to determine whether the evidence was legally sufficient to support criminal defendant's conviction for endangering the welfare of a child when his actions were not specifically directed at the children.…
Rank this Week: 1798

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Find Arizona criminal laws and information for criminal defense defendants by Tempe AZ lawyer criminal defense attorney and Arizona drunk driving legal representation.

http://blog.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 2272

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    SUMMER 2015

    SUMMER 2015
    It's the official start of Summer with the Memorial Day Weekend holiday about to begin. Reminder: No court Monday. And along with summer comes the summer dress code where the need for gentlemen attorneys to clothe themselves in an…
  • May 20

    GREGG WENZEL HONORED

    GREGG WENZEL HONORED
    (This is an email from Gregg's very good friend Brian Tannebaum who never asks for credit for his tireless efforts in helping keep Gregg's memory alive.) On May 18, 2015 the United States Post Office in Monroe, New York was named…
  • May 19

    PROPERTY RIGHTS

    PROPERTY RIGHTS
    Our friends at the Random Pixels blog have some 1980's "Miami Vice" Miami Police Department  cheesecake recruiting videos. We think. It's not really clear. But it is interesting. Here. Can you tell a joke? Does the truth…
Rank this Week: 511

Arizona Common Law

Arizona Common Law

Discusses law in the state of Arizona with a focus on what rights are protected by the Arizona Constitution, free speech rights (protected by the federal and Arizona Constitutions), religion and religious freedoms (protected by the federal and Arizona Constitutions), and emerging issues of the law. By Joe Thomas.

http://azcommonlaw.com
  • May 21

    Article – Bankruptcy Reform in the Context of For-Profit College

    Article – Bankruptcy Reform in the Context of For-Profit College
    Corinthian Colleges, a private for-profit, post-secondary educational institution, abruptly shut-down last month.  Currently enrolled students were left in a quagmire : 1. find another institution to transfer to (and hope the credits…
  • May 21

    Cronly v. City of Tucson

    Cronly v. City of Tucson
    Women’s suffrage first came under the legal spotlight in the young Territory of Arizona in a court battle over an injunction against the City of Tucson creating a sewer system. The validity of a municipal referendum  that appeared…
  • May 14

    Territory of Arizona v. Robert Connell

    Territory of Arizona v. Robert Connell
    This case is perhaps the first time the Territory of Arizona’s police powers are expressly recognized. The Defendant complained the tax laws were unfair after being prosecuted for selling liquors in less quantities less than one quart…
Rank this Week: 3489

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Appeals Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.dallascriminalappealslawyerblog.com/
  • May 21

    Dog Fighting Case

    Dog Fighting Case
    Sufficiency of the evidence issues have been demonstrated in recent years in dogfighting or engaging in organized crime/dogfighting cases out of Texas Courts of Appeals, including the Fifth Court of Appeals at Dallas, the Eleventh Court of…
  • May 14

    Right to a Public Trial

    Right to a Public Trial
    Last fall the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in Austin, the highest Court for criminal cases in Texas,  re-visited questions about the defendant’s right to a public trial.  The appeal was from a smaller…
  • Jan 7

    CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG FREE ZONE FINDINGS

    CONSEQUENCES OF DRUG FREE ZONE FINDINGS
    Drug free zone findings are common in the drug court in Dallas County, and the Dallas Court of Appeals has not been sympathetic to defendants in this area, even though the law can be less than clear. The findings are sought by the Dallas…
Rank this Week: 3907

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • May 21

    Examining what qualifies as an LWOP sentence for purposes of Graham and Miller

    Examining what qualifies as an LWOP sentence for purposes of Graham and Miller
    This new piece at The Marshall Project, headlined "Life Expectancy: How many years make a life sentence for a teenager?," spotlights an Eighth Amendment issue that has been engaging lower courts in the five years since SCOTUS in…
  • May 21

    "How America Overdosed on Drug Courts"

    "How America Overdosed on Drug Courts"
    The title of this post is the headline of this lengthy and critical analysis of the modern drug courts movement appearing in the Pacific Standard magazine. The subheadling highlights its main themes: "Hailed as the most compassionate way…
  • May 21

    After Boston bomber's condemnation in liberal Massachusetts, is the death penalty really "withering away"?

    After Boston bomber's condemnation in liberal Massachusetts, is the death penalty really "withering away"?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this lengthy new commentary by George Will carrying the headline "Capital punishment’s slow death." Here is the full commentary, which claims to be making a "conservative…
Rank this Week: 120

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/news-events-exonerations
  • May 21

    Center on Wrongful Convictions Requests Testing of New Evidence in Savory Case

    Center on Wrongful Convictions Requests Testing of New Evidence in Savory Case
    Northwestern University’s Center on Wrongful Convictions in Chicago filed a motion in Peoria County Court last week requesting advanced testing on DNA which they say proves the innocence of Johnnie Lee Savory in the double-murder for…
  • May 20

    Nebraska Legislature Votes in Favor of Repealing Death Penalty

    Nebraska Legislature Votes in Favor of Repealing Death Penalty
    Today the Nebraska Legislature voted 32-15 to repeal the death penalty. The vote is the first to pass in 36 years and is expected to be vetoed by Governor Pete Ricketts. In the coming week an override veto will likely take place, which will…
  • May 19

    Defendants Convicted Because of Tainted Evidence Can Get Risk-Free Retrial

    Defendants Convicted Because of Tainted Evidence Can Get Risk-Free Retrial
    In a decision today by the Massachusetts Supreme Court, defendants convicted based on evidence handled by state chemist Annie Dookhan may seek new trials without the risk of additional charges or a more severe sentence previously avoided via…
Rank this Week: 2845

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.chicagoduilawyerblog.net/
  • May 21

    Relief for Drivers Facing Lifetime Revocation Passes House and Senate

    Relief for Drivers Facing Lifetime Revocation Passes House and Senate
    Today, we are pleased to announce that HB1446 passed both the Illinois House and Senate and will now be sent to the Governor for signature. We have worked hard on this issue for the last four years. This law will allow drivers who have…
  • May 21

    Potential Changes in Illinois DUI & Cannabis Law

    Potential Changes in Illinois DUI & Cannabis Law
    Pending legislation could change DUI and cannabis laws throughout the state of Illinois. HB 218 would decriminalize the possession of 15 grams or less of marijuana. While decriminalization prohibits any criminal penalties for the offense, the…
  • May 15

    DUI Checkpoints Mostly Ineffective for DUI Arrest

    DUI Checkpoints Mostly Ineffective for DUI Arrest
    A Chicago Tribune investigation revealed that federally backed DUI patrols and sobriety checkpoints in Illinois usually result in ticketing drivers for minor infractions rather than drunk driving. Of the 270,000 citations issued across the…
Rank this Week: 683

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
  • May 21

    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave?

    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave?
    Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & […] Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How Should I Behave? is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Courtroom Etiquette: What Should I Wear to Court & How…
  • May 20

    Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You

    Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You
    Here’s the scenario.  Your child comes home after a wee […] Parental Alienation: How to Respond When the Other Parent is Attempting to Turn Your Child Against You is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Parental Alienation:…
  • May 20

    Minick Law at Childrens Day Festival in Hendersonville, NC

    Minick Law at Childrens Day Festival in Hendersonville, NC
    On April 27th, 2015, Minick Law’s Hispanic Outreach Dir […] Minick Law at Childrens Day Festival in Hendersonville, NC is a post from: MINICK LAW The post Minick Law at Childrens Day Festival in Hendersonville, NC appeared…
Rank this Week: 2579

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • May 21

    If White Lives Don't Matter, Why Should Black Lives?

    If White Lives Don't Matter, Why Should Black Lives?
    People constantly try pinning down my views on race, much to their frustration. I have spent more time representing black men pro bono than any of my social justice warrior critics. Blacks are treated differently by police, and this is such a…
  • May 20

    How Zoe Quinn Conned a Judge into Violating Eron Gjoni's Constitutional Right

    How Zoe Quinn Conned a Judge into Violating Eron Gjoni's Constitutional Right
    I didn't get involved in GamerGate due to a love or drama or because some girl was caught cheating on her boyfriend with five men in order to obtain free publicity for her video game. Whatever. Nor do I care about the video games industry.…
  • May 19

    Alex Lifschitz: Portrait of a Beverly Hills Rich Kid

    Alex Lifschitz: Portrait of a Beverly Hills Rich Kid
    After Zoe Quinn posted my home address and pictures of my home to members of a doxing and SWATTing forum, I hired a private investigator to conduct a risk assessment. My investigation extended to Alex Lifschitz, after he solicited death…
Rank this Week: 392

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
Rank this Week: 685

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: 1429

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

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

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • May 21

    Forgiveness for Marriage Fraud? Maybe!

    Forgiveness for Marriage Fraud? Maybe!
    BIA Decision Allows 237(a)(1)(H) Waivers for Adjustees On May 18, 2015 the Board of Immigration Appeals issued a precedential decision in Matter of Agour, 26 I & N Dec. 655 (BIA 2015) confirming that the old waiver under INA…
  • Apr 18

    New Office Opening on April 20th, 2015

    New Office Opening on April 20th, 2015
    The HMA Law Firm is proud to announce the opening of our new office located in Tysons Corner, VA! Our new location will officially open on April 20th, 2015. We look forward to serving our clients in our new location. [...]
  • Apr 16

    Fiscal Year 2016 H-1B Cap Filled

    Fiscal Year 2016 H-1B Cap Filled
    United States Citizenship & Immigration Services announced on April 13th, 2015 that the H-1B Cap for 2015 had received more than 233,00 petitions for H-1B Specialty Occupation Worker visas as of the the initial filing allowance date of…
Rank this Week: 2469

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Maryland DUI defense issues, including breathalyzer tests, DUI checkpoints and blood-alcohol content. By Price Benowitz, LLP.

http://www.marylandduilawyersblog.com/
  • May 21

    San Jose Man Arrested For DUI After Urinating on Median, Hitting Police Car During Escape in Van

    San Jose Man Arrested For DUI After Urinating on Median, Hitting Police Car During Escape in Van
    A San Jose resident has been arrested on suspicion of DUI after urinating on a median and then driving away in a minivan. According to reports the man, 37-year-old Yrineo Pantoja, then refused to stop for police eventually clipping one of the…
  • May 20

    Elementary School Assistant in Tennessee Drives Students, Charged For DUI

    Elementary School Assistant in Tennessee Drives Students, Charged For DUI
    An administrative assistant at an elementary school in Tennessee is being charged for DUI after allegedly driving 14 students to a party while under the influence. Toni Gioioso, who worked at the school for 16 years, was observed driving…
  • May 19

    MD Man Indicted for Negligent Homicide for DUI Crash

    MD Man Indicted for Negligent Homicide for DUI Crash
    Following a five month investigation by Maryland police, a man has been indicted for negligent homicide for a fatal single vehicle crash that killed one and injured three more. Karl Tomanek, is being charged with DUI and negligent homicide…
Rank this Week: 594

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    News Scan

    News Scan
    NE Bill Abolishing Death Penalty Approved:  A bill abolishing the death penalty was approved on Wednesday by Nebraska's legislature with a 32 to 15 vote.  The AP reports that Governor Pete Ricketts promises to veto the bill,…
  • May 21

    George Will's Limp Case Against the Death Penalty

    George Will's Limp Case Against the Death Penalty
    George Will has a column in today's Washington Post titled, "Capital Punishment's Slow Death."  In it, Will makes three arguments against the death penalty.  All of them are wrong.Here's how he puts it:The conservative case against…
  • May 20

    Bulk Collection of Telephone Records and the Patriot Act

    Bulk Collection of Telephone Records and the Patriot Act
    Congress is presently debating whether and to what extent to re-authorize bulk collection of telephone records, a key provision set forth in Section 215 of the Patriot Act.  My friend Rachel Brand, a former Assistant Attorney General for…
Rank this Week: 246

Clearwater Criminal Defense…

Clearwater Criminal Defense Attorney

Covers Florida criminal law. By Robert Hambrick.

http://notguiltyflorida.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2418

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • May 21

    OUI Penalties Get Exponentially Worse When There's a Fatal Accident

    OUI Penalties Get Exponentially Worse When There's a Fatal Accident
    If you've been keeping up to date with this blog, you're learning a lot about the penalties that you could face if you drink and get behind the wheel. You've seen that first and second convictions for operating under the influence (OUI) are…
  • May 20

    The Hidden Repercussions of a Criminal Conviction

    The Hidden Repercussions of a Criminal Conviction
    Several recent blog posts have detailed the ins and outs, as well as the problems with, the expungement process in Maine, which deals with your criminal history, and who can see it. Additionally, other blog posts on this site have alluded to…
  • May 19

    The Science of Breathalyzers, and Why You May Want to Refuse to Take One

    The Science of Breathalyzers, and Why You May Want to Refuse to Take One
    We're all familiar with the basic premise that while it's not illegal to drink and drive, perhaps it's just not a good idea. You're probably familiar with the fact that alcohol can have a negative impact on your basic motor skills, affecting…
Rank this Week: 1066

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • May 21

    Fighting Virginia Radar Based on Odometer

    Fighting Virginia Radar Based on Odometer
    I’ve had people ask me this question and I don’t know where it’s coming from, but it simply is not relevant in Virginia. Let’s take a look at what defense options you DO have. © marketing for Andrew Flusche, 2015.…
  • May 11

    Will You Get Arrested if You Refuse the Roadside Breath Test?

    Will You Get Arrested if You Refuse the Roadside Breath Test?
    It’s possible. But the only way the preliminary breath test can help you is if you blow below a .08. As you’ll recall, the roadside breath test (or “preliminary breath test”) is the test that the officer offers you on…
  • May 7

    What is the Virginia Marijuana First Offender Program?

    What is the Virginia Marijuana First Offender Program?
    If you’re charged with possession of marijuana in Virginia, and this is the first time you’ve been through this situation you may be eligible for what we would call the first offender program.   This program is enabled by…
Rank this Week: 1390