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CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 28

    The Fourth Amendment, File-sharing and Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

    The Fourth Amendment, File-sharing and Sexual Exploitation of a Minor
    After Rick Welsh was convicted of, and sentenced for, “five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor under the age of fifteen” in violation of Arizona law, he appealed.  State v. Welch, 2014 WL 6092867 (Court of Appeals of…
  • Nov 26

    Kidnapping, the Mistrial and Juror Misconduct

    Kidnapping, the Mistrial and Juror Misconduct
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Supreme Court of Arkansas:  State v. Riley, 2014 WL 5494168 (2014).  The court begins its opinion by explaining that the State of Arkansas, which prosecuted Quinton Riley for kidnapping,…
  • Nov 24

    The FBI, the Protected Computer and Coram Nobi

    The FBI, the Protected Computer and Coram Nobi
    On December 1, 2008, the U.S. Department of Justice filed an information, alleging that on five occasions between January 19, 2007 and July 5, 2007, [Mark Thomas Rossini] `intentionally and knowingly exceeded his authorized access to a…
Rank this Week: 534

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

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

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Toward a Pragmatic Normative Framework for Criminalization, Part 3

    Toward a Pragmatic Normative Framework for Criminalization, Part 3
    In this post, I will begin an exploration of the implications of deterrence aims for criminalization.  By criminalization, I mean the decisions about what conduct to make criminal under what circumstances, and what level of punishment to…
  • Nov 26

    Toward a Pragmatic Normative Framework for Criminalization, Part 2

    Toward a Pragmatic Normative Framework for Criminalization, Part 2
    At bottom, our criminal-justice system exists to provide citizens with a sense of security in their day-to-day lives.  In this regard, our criminal-justice system serves the same end as our national-security system. There is, however, a…
  • Nov 15

    Toward a Pragmatic Normative Framework for Criminalization, Part 1

    Toward a Pragmatic Normative Framework for Criminalization, Part 1
    What conduct should be made criminal, and how should the severity of different crimes be graded?  Consider a few scenarios: A college student grows marijuana in a small garden behind his house.  He and his housemates consume the…
Rank this Week: 2112

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/
  • Nov 28

    ARRESTED PROTESTORS PONDER MURDER, PROBABLE CAUSE AND FERGUSON (PART ONE)

    ARRESTED PROTESTORS PONDER MURDER, PROBABLE CAUSE AND FERGUSON (PART ONE)
    Here is hoping you had a great Thanksgiving. Here’s hoping you enjoy “Black Friday”. And here is a story that contains nothing for you to enjoy or be happy about. As you no doubt have heard from various sources, the grand…
  • Nov 26

    TWO BOSTON MEN ARE ARRESTED AT LOGAN AIRPORT FOR CRIMES OF ASSAULT, ATTEMPTED MURDER AND KIDNAPPING

    TWO BOSTON MEN ARE ARRESTED AT LOGAN AIRPORT FOR CRIMES OF ASSAULT, ATTEMPTED MURDER AND KIDNAPPING
    Boston police had a busy half-hour this past Saturday morning at Logan Airport. Law enforcement first responded to a report of a person screaming inside a car with a broken windshield around 11:23 a.m. near Terminal E. They wound up…
  • Nov 21

    BOURNE GENTLEMAN IS ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT, WEAPONS AND DRUG CHARGES

    BOURNE GENTLEMAN IS ARRESTED FOR ASSAULT, WEAPONS AND DRUG CHARGES
    Ever have one of "those days"? Michael Barboza, 33, of Bourne (hereinafter, the "Defendant") sure did. It was one week ago today. The Defendant , just kept losing things. First it was his temper. He was allegedly involved in a road…
Rank this Week: 450

Cortez Law Blog

Cortez Law Blog

Blogging on criminal law news and cases.

http://cortezlawblog.com
  • Nov 28

    DWI BLOOD DRAWS

    DWI BLOOD DRAWS
    DWI Blood-Draws Require a Search Warrant: The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (Tex. Ct. Crim. App.), ruled on November 26, 2014, that if a person suspected of a DWI offense refuses to provide a blood specimen pursuant to the Implied ……
  • Nov 25

    GRAND JURIES

    GRAND JURIES
    What is an Indictment?  Why are grand-jury indictments necessary?  I received a subpoena to appear before a grand jury–should I consult an attorney before I testify? These are some excellent questions people have recently…
  • Nov 19

    Collateral Consequences to Criminal Conviction

    Collateral Consequences to Criminal Conviction
    Consequences of Criminal Convictions: State or federal criminal convictions carry the potential for severe and significant consequences.  The direct consequences of a criminal conviction are that a person may be placed on probation, sent…
Rank this Week: 2876

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Petitioner committed a new crime...cont

    Petitioner committed a new crime...cont
    In the instant case, the facts are even more compelling, since the charge contained in the second warrant was simply a technical charge arising out of the same incident underlying the charges contained in the first warrant. Petitioner…
  • Nov 27

    Petitioner committed a new crime

    Petitioner committed a new crime
    Petitioner, by his attorney, has filed a writ of habeas corpus seeking vacatur of a parole warrant and release to parole supervision. Petitioner alleges that his right to due process and fundamental fairness was denied when the Division of…
  • Nov 27

    The findings of fact implicit in the verdict are affirmed

    The findings of fact implicit in the verdict are affirmed
    The criminal defendant appeal the judgment of the County Court, Nassau County, convicting him of murder in the first degree, murder in the second degree, robbery in the first degree, and of grand larceny and assault, and after a jury...
Rank this Week: 975

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law. By Abdo Law Firm.

http://www.michigancriminallawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Macomb County Retail Fraud Update

    Macomb County Retail Fraud Update
    This is an updated article in our series about retail fraud cases which are handled extensively by our criminal defense lawyers in Macomb County. We have posted several other articles relating to retail fraud that are referenced at the end…
  • Sep 26

    The Science of Blood Alcohol Levels: Alcohol Absorption & Elimination

    The Science of Blood Alcohol Levels: Alcohol Absorption & Elimination
    Blood alcohol levels are related to the amount of alcohol consumed. The passage of time may mean that some of the alcohol has been eliminated from the body. A consultation with someone charged with drunk driving invariably will involve…
  • Aug 29

    Legal Strategy for Multiple Criminal Offense

    Legal Strategy for Multiple Criminal Offense
    This blog is based upon our experience representing clients that are charged with multiple criminal offenses. Multiple criminal offenses may be brought even when there is a single intent involved. When confronted with multiple criminal…
Rank this Week: 997

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/
  • Nov 28

    Tight CCA decision declares mandatory DWI blood draws unconstitutional

    Tight CCA decision declares mandatory DWI blood draws unconstitutional
    Big week at the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, which issued several important opinions related to topics covered on Grits. We'll run though them all in due course, but first up: a 5-4 decision in State v. Villareal which declared Texas'…
  • Nov 26

    Odds and ends: How best to reduce pot penalties, surging toward inanity, pregnant in jail, and other storie

    Odds and ends: How best to reduce pot penalties, surging toward inanity, pregnant in jail, and other storie
    Here are several items which haven't made it into independent posts this week but merit Grits readers' attention.Wu: Reduce pot possession <.35 ounces to ticket-only misdemeanor Houston state Rep. Gene Wu has filed legislation, HB 325, to…
  • Nov 23

    Holiday clemency questions at gubernatorial transition

    Holiday clemency questions at gubernatorial transition
    On Friday, Michael Hall at Texas Monthly wondered, "Will Rick Perry grant clemency to Max Soffar?" His post brought to mind two broader, related questions.First, will Rick Perry issue one more round of Christmas-time pardons, as has become…
Rank this Week: 66

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/
  • Nov 28

    "Nearly a year into clemency initiative, turkeys remain more likely to get Prez Obama pardon than people"

    &quot;Nearly a year into clemency initiative, turkeys remain more likely to get Prez Obama pardon than people&quot;
    Doug Berman has this post at Sentencing Law & Policy. In part: At the risk of being a holiday party pooper, I cannot help but note that it has now been a full 10 months since the Obama Administration publicly...
  • Nov 27

    Assy & Menashe on Risk Assessment in Israel's Parole Law

    Assy &amp; Menashe on Risk Assessment in Israel's Parole Law
    Rabeea Assy and Doron Menashe Sr. (University of Haifa - Faculty of Law and University of Haifa - Faculty of Law) have posted The Catch-22 in Israel's Parole Law (Criminal Justice and Behavior, Volume 41, pp 1422-1436 (2014)) on SSRN....
  • Nov 26

    More commentary on Ferguson grand jury

    More commentary on Ferguson grand jury
    At Slate, "Shadow Trial": This move to morph a grand jury inquiry, which is typically a short rundown of the case for the prosecution, into a trial-like parade of mountains of evidence raises serious issues about the rights of…
Rank this Week: 91

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Nov 28

    Minnesota Counties With The Most DUI

    Minnesota Counties With The Most DUI
    As you may have seen on your Thanksgiving travels, police officers are out in full force to catch drunk drivers. This five-day stretch is the most dangerous time on Minnesota roads, so make good decisions when it comes to getting around this…
  • Nov 26

    Stay Safe on Blackout Wednesday, Thanksgiving Weekend

    Stay Safe on Blackout Wednesday, Thanksgiving Weekend
    Statistics show that the following stretch of days, from blackout Wednesday through the Sunday night, are the most dangerous days on Minnesota roads. According to statistics from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic…
  • Nov 25

    Ferguson: Grand Jury Decides Not To Indict Darren Wilson

    Ferguson: Grand Jury Decides Not To Indict Darren Wilson
    A St. Louis County grand jury ruled that there was not enough evidence to charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson with a crime in the wake of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The decision, read late Monday night,…
Rank this Week: 669

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

http://blog.aacriminallaw.com/
  • Nov 28

    Minnesota Counties With The Most DUI

    Minnesota Counties With The Most DUI
    As you may have seen on your Thanksgiving travels, police officers are out in full force to catch drunk drivers. This five-day stretch is the most dangerous time on Minnesota roads, so make good decisions when it comes to getting around this…
  • Nov 26

    Stay Safe on Blackout Wednesday, Thanksgiving Weekend

    Stay Safe on Blackout Wednesday, Thanksgiving Weekend
    Statistics show that the following stretch of days, from blackout Wednesday through the Sunday night, are the most dangerous days on Minnesota roads. According to statistics from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic…
  • Nov 25

    Ferguson: Grand Jury Decides Not To Indict Darren Wilson

    Ferguson: Grand Jury Decides Not To Indict Darren Wilson
    A St. Louis County grand jury ruled that there was not enough evidence to charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson with a crime in the wake of the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The decision, read late Monday night,…
Rank this Week: 1841

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Nov 28

    Can we effectively quantify the benefits (and any costs) of reduction in marijuana arrests?

    Can we effectively quantify the benefits (and any costs) of reduction in marijuana arrests?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this recent Reason commentary by Jacob Sullum, which is headlined "A Cannabis Crackdown Contracts: After rising dramatically, marijuana arrests are falling and the trend seems likely…
  • Nov 25

    <em>Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform</em> makes the <em>ABA Journal</em>'s Blawg 100

    &lt;em&gt;Marijuana Law, Policy &amp; Reform&lt;/em&gt; makes the &lt;em&gt;ABA Journal&lt;/em&gt;'s Blawg 100
    I am pleased and intrigued to see that the ABA Journal's annnual Blawg 100 given some love to this blog. All the details of the ABA's latest Blawg 100 can be found here, and MLP&R appears under the Profs category with this description:…
  • Nov 24

    "Merry Marijuana: Pot Sellers Woo Holiday Shoppers"

    "Merry Marijuana: Pot Sellers Woo Holiday Shoppers"
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable new AP article. Here are excerpts: From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Colorado is scrambling to get a…
Rank this Week: 2932

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Nov 28

    Texas Justice calls for state's death penalty to be abolished

    Texas Justice calls for state's death penalty to be abolished
    As reported in this local article, "Texas Court of Appeals Justice Tom Price on Wednesday denounced the death penalty, saying that Texas' 2005 life without parole law makes it unnecessary and that the possibility of executing a…
  • Nov 28

    Latest New York recidivism numbers provide more to be thankful for

    Latest New York recidivism numbers provide more to be thankful for
    This New York Daily News article, headlined "Ex-cons returning to New York prisons for new felonies hits all time low: data," reports on encouraging news about recidivism rates in the Empire State. Here are the details: The number…
  • Nov 27

    So grateful for so much...

    So grateful for so much...
    including all the folks who regularly check out this blog and help ensure that I continue to benefit so much from sharing stories and ideas here about sentencing law and policy. Rather than stay on topic, here is a humerous...
Rank this Week: 104

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Florida Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic tickets. By Leifert & Leifert.

http://www.florida-criminal-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Florida Ranks Poorly in Sealing of Juvenile Record

    Florida Ranks Poorly in Sealing of Juvenile Record
    According to Judge Jay Blitzman, "if you believe in second chances . . . you have to believe in expungement." Our Palm Beach and Broward County juvenile criminal defense lawyers couldn't agree more. If someone makes a mistake during their…
  • Nov 25

    Lessons from the Grand Jury's Decision

    Lessons from the Grand Jury's Decision
    Monday night's announcement that the Grand Jury in Ferguson, Missouri had failed to indict Officer Darren Wilson has sparked confusion throughout much of the legal community as well as protests throughout the United States. Our Palm Beach and…
  • Nov 24

    Man Arrested for False Police Report

    Man Arrested for False Police Report
    There's a naked man with a gun and a bomb in a dumpster -- at least that's what a young man from Boynton Beach called to report to police. Our Palm Beach and Broward County criminal defense lawyers at the Law Offices of Leifert & Leifert…
Rank this Week: 1541

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Nov 28

    You’re Ugly And You Dress Funny Too

    You’re Ugly And You Dress Funny Too
    There is no shortage of assertions that the harm suffered by words is real, so much so that those contending that hurtful words must be criminalized are no longer expected to explain why. It’s understood.  Thus, an intermediate…
  • Nov 28

    When Did You Stop Beating Your Wife?

    When Did You Stop Beating Your Wife?
    The fact that professional football players are idealized, not to mention paid a far better salary than they are likely to get in any non-sports related occupation, it’s perfectly understandable that the public would focus, and focus…
  • Nov 27

    Dead Wrong About Tamir Rice

    Dead Wrong About Tamir Rice
    When news of the killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice broke, I tried to be the honest broker I aspire to be. Tragic outcomes don’t necessarily mean wrongful causes.  Sometimes a tragedy occurs and there is no one to blame. This may be…
Rank this Week: 52

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/
Rank this Week: 31

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Nov 28

    Friday Open Thread

    Friday Open Thread
    Who's going shopping today? I'm taking the day off, which means I won't be on line much. I hope all Talkleft visitors had a wonderful holiday. I looked at so many store ads my eyes are blurry. At least I forgot about ISIS for a few... [[…
  • Nov 26

    Thanksgiving Eve Open Thread

    Thanksgiving Eve Open Thread
    Tomorrow is for turkey, but I made lasagne for tonight. In the news, the UK is considering legislation to force internet service providers to keep more user detail records: Prime Minister David Cameron ’s government unveiled…
  • Nov 26

    Pre Thanksgiving Open Thread

    Pre Thanksgiving Open Thread
    TalkLeft wishes you all a Happy Thanksgiving. Don't forget to check in with your local radio station to find out what time they will play Alice's Restaurant. It was November 28, 1965 that Arlo was convicted of littering in Stockbridge,…
Rank this Week: 2

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/
  • Nov 28

    Judge's Decision in Etan Patz Case Highlights the Significance of False Confession

    Judge's Decision in Etan Patz Case Highlights the Significance of False Confession
    A recent decision in New York has highlighted the role of false confessions in a case outcome. New York judge, Maxwell Wiley, has ruled a confession admissible despite the defendant's low IQ and the lengthy duration of the interrogation…
  • Nov 24

    Should I testify at my DUI Trial?

    Should I testify at my DUI Trial?
    The two most difficult decisions for any Massachusetts OUI Attorney are typically: Should the client testify; And should we elect a bench or jury trial. In this Blog, I will discuss the decision whether or not to testify at trial....
  • Nov 14

    Fourth Amendment challenge to breath test refusal statute rejected by Appellate Court

    Fourth Amendment challenge to breath test refusal statute rejected by Appellate Court
    Most drivers don't realize that every state requires a driver suspected of drunk driving submit to a blood-alcohol test or face mandatory license suspension. This requirement is outlined in "implied-consent statutes." Although the…
Rank this Week: 1212

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/
  • Nov 28

    Judicial Fact-Making

    Judicial Fact-Making
    Allison Orr Larsen, Factual Precedents, 162 U. Pa. L. Rev. 59 (2013)Adam SteinmanTwo judicial and scholarly heavyweights squared off recently in a case challenging the constitutionality of Wisconsin’s voter ID law. Writing for the…
  • Nov 26

    Safe at Any Speed: Robert Ahdieh’s Take on Cost-Benefit Analysis in Financial Market

    Safe at Any Speed: Robert Ahdieh’s Take on Cost-Benefit Analysis in Financial Market
    Robert B. Ahdieh, Reanalyzing Cost-Benefit Analysis: Toward a Framework of Function(s) and Form(s), 88 N.Y.U.L. Rev. 1983 (2013).Jack BeermannWhen I saw the title of Robert Ahdieh’s recent article, Reanalyzing Cost-Benefit Analysis:…
  • Nov 25

    Putting Union Security Clause First Amendment Law in a Broader Context: Charlotte Garden’s Meta Right

    Putting Union Security Clause First Amendment Law in a Broader Context: Charlotte Garden’s Meta Right
    Charlotte Garden, Meta Rights, 83 Fordham L. Rev. 855 (2014).Joseph SlaterMeta Rights is a thought-provoking article that addresses concerns about labor law rules governing agency fee payments in public-sector employment by comparing these…
Rank this Week: 405

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 28

    Court Ruling May Make Footage of Traffic Stops Available Earlier in New Jersey DWI Case

    Court Ruling May Make Footage of Traffic Stops Available Earlier in New Jersey DWI Case
    Two recent rulings from a New Jersey court may allow defendants and the public to view police dashboard camera footage from traffic stops. The plaintiffs sought videos from specific stops, both involving alleged police misconduct, under the…
  • Nov 27

    Proposed Bill Would Amend New Jersey DWI Law by Adding “Zero Tolerance” Provisions for Inhalant

    Proposed Bill Would Amend New Jersey DWI Law by Adding “Zero Tolerance” Provisions for Inhalant
    A New Jersey Senate committee has approved a bill that would amend the state’s driving while intoxicated (DWI) statute to more specifically address driving while under the influence of inhalants. Supporters dubbed the bill…
  • Oct 30

    Driver Successfully Fights DWI by Citing First Amendment

    Driver Successfully Fights DWI by Citing First Amendment
    The act of flashing one’s headlights or high beams at another driver can have many different meanings, one of which is to warn that a speed trap is ahead. Some states have enacted laws prohibiting this practice, ostensibly for public…
Rank this Week: 2286

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Nov 28

    Wer einen Montblanc bestellt hat, bleibt vertraulich

    Wer einen Montblanc bestellt hat, bleibt vertraulich
    Das Bundesverwaltungsgericht in Leipzig entschied heute in der sog. Montblanc-„Affäre“. Jeder Abgeordnete des Deutschen Bundestages kann derzeit bis zu 12.000 Euro pro Jahr für Büro– und Geschäftsbedarf…
  • Nov 27

    Köhnken: Fifty-fifty-Chance, Lügner zu enttarnen

    Köhnken: Fifty-fifty-Chance, Lügner zu enttarnen
    Günter Köhnken gehört zu den angesehensten und erfahrensten Rechtspsychologen in Deutschland, dessen Spezialgebiet insbesondere die Beurteilung der Glaubwürdigkeit von Zeugenaussagen vor Gericht ist.1 Im…
  • Nov 26

    Die Offensichtlichkeit der Unbegründetheit

    Die Offensichtlichkeit der Unbegründetheit
    Offensichtlich unbegründet („o.u.“) soll eine Revision dann sein, wenn für jeden Sachkundigen ohne längere Prüfung erkennbar ist, dass die Revisionsrügen das Rechtsmittel nicht begründen können.1…
Rank this Week: 3263

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/
  • Nov 27

    MADD Urges Drivers to "Tie One On" for Safety

    MADD Urges Drivers to "Tie One On" for Safety
    The period between Thanksgiving and New Year's DAy is an especially dangerous time on roads because there is a big increase in the number of people who drive drunk. Alcohol is responsible for around 52 percent of deadly crashes on…
  • Nov 25

    Rehab Center Accused of Liability in DUI Wrongful Death

    Rehab Center Accused of Liability in DUI Wrongful Death
    In 2012, a 31-year-old was struck and killed by a drunk driver, who drove another two miles with the victim lodged in the windshield before stopping. The impaired driver was finally forced to stop by other drivers and detained until police…
  • Nov 23

    Officials: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving

    Officials: Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving
    Driving drunk is the cause of around 10,000 accidents every single year in the United States. Some of those who get behind the wheel intoxicated have had a lot to drink. Others, however, have had just one or two glasses of wine, beer or other…
Rank this Week: 1113

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: 274

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 27

    Because you're lucky

    Because you're lucky
    It's Thanksgiving.  Squanto.  Pilgrims in silly hats.  That long table Ours was a a small gathering this year, just five of us (and the dog).  We ate well, drank decent wine (there will be more with the leftovers…
  • Nov 25

    Close Your Eyes and Pretend Really Hard

    Close Your Eyes and Pretend Really Hard
    Scott Greenfield makes a point, with some regularity, that we shouldn't be in the business of making people stupider.H.L. Mencken said that "Nobody ever went broke underestimating the intelligence of the American public.It's not actually P.T.…
  • Nov 24

    Angel Cordero - Coming Home

    Angel Cordero - Coming Home
    It's all supposed to be hunky dory.  You're 25 years old.  Convicted, sentenced to prison for attempted murder, a crime you insist you didn't commit.  Spend 13 years locked up.  Then get released.  Now you're 38.…
Rank this Week: 519

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Nov 27

    Plaintiff disclaimed coverage by letter dated June 16...cont

    Plaintiff disclaimed coverage by letter dated June 16...cont
    I was the only who witnessed the fall. She tripped on the hoses and fell forward on her hands there was no sign of injury and I helped her up. She walked away without asking for an ambulance. About an hour later she came back and asked for my…
  • Nov 26

    Plaintiff disclaimed coverage by letter dated June 16

    Plaintiff disclaimed coverage by letter dated June 16
    A Kings Construction Accident Lawyer said that, this declaratory judgment action arises from an incident on October 23, 2007, in which complainant allegedly tripped and fell over a hose that lay across the sidewalk adjacent to the premises at…
  • Nov 25

    Christ the King Regional High School

    Christ the King Regional High School
    A Kings Construction Accident Lawyer said that, in an action for a judgment declaring that the defendant is obligated to defend and indemnify the plaintiffs in an underlying personal injury action, commenced in the Supreme Court, Kings…
Rank this Week: 566

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 27

    When Police Do Bad Things During Los Angeles DUI Stops – Like Shoot Dog

    When Police Do Bad Things During Los Angeles DUI Stops – Like Shoot Dog
    LAPD officers engage in the dangerous work of patrolling our streets and stopping drivers suspected of Los Angeles DUI and other crimes. Without these courageous men and women, it is absolutely true that our surface streets and freeways would…
  • Nov 25

    Not a Good Idea to Do While Driving DUI… Gunning It the Wrong Way on the 405

    Not a Good Idea to Do While Driving DUI… Gunning It the Wrong Way on the 405
    Try to imagine the worst place to drive DUI in Los Angeles. If you said “the 405,” you would probably have a lot of people who would agree with you. The 405 is notoriously clogged with Sig alerts and other nasty types of traffic…
  • Nov 21

    Cake Boss Celebrity Busted on DUI Charge

    Cake Boss Celebrity Busted on DUI Charge
    Los Angeles DUI charges involving celebrities inevitably attract ridiculous amounts of attention from the press and from the lay public – and for understandable reasons. We look up to celebrities, even if they became famous because of…
Rank this Week: 790

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 2718

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

Covers the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and its Specially Designated Nationals list. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://ofac-sdn-list-removal.com/
Rank this Week: 469

Fourth and Fourteenth

Fourth and Fourteenth

Discusses the intersection of civil rights, criminal defense, and police misconduct litigation, from the perspective of a NYC litigator. By Michael Lumer.

http://michaellumer.blogspot.com
  • Nov 27

    Legal Aid's New NYPD Misconduct Database

    Legal Aid's New NYPD Misconduct Database
    Courtesy www.legal-aid.orgNew York City's Legal Aid Society has a new data collection program called Cop Accountability Program, or CAP, which will gather a myriad of information about cops behaving badly. (Here). The brain trust behind CAP…
  • Nov 24

    No True Bill

    No True Bill
    The sad spectacle of the Ferguson grand jury's long, execrable march towards the inevitable no true bill vote is over. Details of the Michael Brown shooting aside, it has long been clear that whatever the outcome had been, there would be…
  • Nov 23

    Blurred Lines: When FBI Informants Commit Crime

    Blurred Lines: When FBI Informants Commit Crime
    Courtesy: FBI.govThat the FBI (and law enforcement generally) uses informants to gather information and make cases about other criminals is no secret. But what is law enforcement to do when it's informants want to keep committing crimes while…
Rank this Week: 462

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/
Rank this Week: 1982

Washington State DUI and Criminal…

Washington State DUI and Criminal Traffic Blog

Covers DUI and traffic law issues. By W. james Kotlowski.

http://duiseattleblog.typepad.com/dui_seattle/
  • Nov 27

    A day to be Thankful and Responsible

    A day to be Thankful and Responsible
    Remember drinking and driving do not mix - so this 2014 holiday period please do not drink and drive. There are many many ways to get home these days and at a fraction of what a DUI will cost you.
  • Nov 26

    Will I receive credit for SCRAM?

    Will I receive credit for SCRAM?
    No. You do not get any type of credit for the SCRAM device because it is not considered custody. Alot of Judges are now requiring SCRAM at DUI Arraignment as a condition of release on second or subsequent DUI offenses....
  • Nov 25

    How long will my DOL Hearing last?

    How long will my DOL Hearing last?
    Up to one (1) hour. The Washington State Department of Licensing (DOL) allocates one (1) hour per DOL Hearing. That is usually enough time to complete the Hearing. My DOL Hearings typically last 30-50 minutes depending on the issues or...
Rank this Week: 3734

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Ohio DUI/OVI Blog

Covers news and information related to criminal law and life. By Charles M. Rowland II.

http://www.daytondui.com/blog/
  • Nov 27

    Happy Thanksgiving

    Happy Thanksgiving
    Thank you to all of you who trust us to represent you through the tough times in your life.  We are thankful for the trust you place in us and for the opportunity to represent you.  We will use this season as a rededication to you,…
  • Nov 26

    What Are You Thankful For?

    What Are You Thankful For?
    As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday I wish to take time to express my gratitude.  This has been a year of great accomplishments for me and for the issues for which  I have always advocated.  I have decided to share with you…
  • Nov 25

    Centerville DUI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II

    Centerville DUI Attorney Charles M. Rowland II
    Centerville DUI attorney Charles M. Rowland II regularly appears in the Kettering Municipal Court representing the accused drunk driver.  He has established www.CentervilleDUI.com to help you access court services and…
Rank this Week: 2444

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 27

    Massachusetts Theft Crimes: How Not To Be A Victim During Christmas Season

    Massachusetts Theft Crimes: How Not To Be A Victim During Christmas Season
    It’s the holiday season, and it’s gotten here faster than you can say, “Black Friday.” Shopping malls – and their parking lots – are famous for being places where all types of crimes can occur –…
  • Nov 1

    Massachusetts Haunted Houses: You Should Be Spooked

    Massachusetts Haunted Houses: You Should Be Spooked
    Thinking about Halloween this past weekend, brought me back to when I was a kid growing up in Brookline, Mass. People decorated their homes with pretty standard Halloween stuff: Gravestones that say “RIP,” ghosts hanging from…
  • Oct 3

    Massachusetts Stalking Is Not Sexy. It’s A Crime.

    Massachusetts Stalking Is Not Sexy. It’s A Crime.
    File this under “Now I've really seen it all,” and “This world is spiraling down faster than a toilet flush." I am -- what are the words here? – disgusted, mortified, shocked and appalled at the new…
Rank this Week: 2345

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Nov 27

    Ghoncheh Ghavami released but Iran must drop all charges against her

    Ghoncheh Ghavami released but Iran must drop all charges against her
    When Ghoncheh Ghavami decided to take a stand this past June to protest Iran’s ban on women attending volleyball games, she likely did not figure she’d spend the rest of the summer and fall sitting in a miserable prison cell.…
  • Nov 26

    Young, Black, Alive: Breaking the silence on Brazil’s soaring youth homicide rate

    Young, Black, Alive: Breaking the silence on Brazil’s soaring youth homicide rate
    By Atila Roque, Executive Director of Amnesty International Brazil Earlier this week, many people around the world waited with bated breath for a grand jury’s decision in a case where a police officer shot dead an unarmed young…
  • Nov 26

    3 Things Amnesty International Has Seen in in Ferguson That Worry U

    3 Things Amnesty International Has Seen in in Ferguson That Worry U
    Amnesty International USA deployed a team of human rights observers to Ferguson, Missouri to monitor protests and law enforcement response in the wake of a grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death…
Rank this Week: 39

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Domenic J. Lombardo Criminal Blog

Covers criminal defense legal news.

http://www.attorneylombardo.com/articles/
  • Nov 27

    How Do I Get Charges Dropped in a San Diego Criminal Cases?

    How Do I Get Charges Dropped in a San Diego Criminal Cases?
    When you have been accused of committing a crime, one of the best options available to you is to try to get the charges dropped.  Getting the charges dropped means that you do not need to go to court and take a chance on the outcome of…
  • Nov 25

    Should you talk to the police if you have not been arrested or charged yet?

    Should you talk to the police if you have not been arrested or charged yet?
    When you are under investigation for committing a crime, it can be a very frightening experience. Your future freedom and your reputation may be at stake and your job and relationships may be affected just by virtue of the fact that you are…
  • Nov 20

    Will I Be Released on Bail in California?

    Will I Be Released on Bail in California?
    Whether it is your tenth arrest or your first, being arrested is never fun. Often, it is downright terrifying. For most people, the first concern after being arrested is getting out of jail. In almost all cases, bail will be set, providing…
Rank this Week: 1725

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

A legal blog written by a recent graduate of UCLA School of Law. Posts cover a wide range of topics, but areas of focus include criminal law, constitutional law, law and technology, and commentary on scholarship and legal education.

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Nov 26

    Bray: "On Legal Doctrines That Do Many Things"

    Bray: "On Legal Doctrines That Do Many Things"
    Through Lawrence Solum's Legal Theory Blog, I learned of this excellent essay that Samuel Bray recently posted on SSRN. Its title is On Doctrines That Do Many Things. Here is the abstract:Every kitchen has two kinds of tools. Some of these…
  • Nov 26

    Shoplifting: Proposition 47's Strange Addition to California's Law of Theft

    Shoplifting: Proposition 47's Strange Addition to California's Law of Theft
    California's Proposition 47 (Prop 47) reduces a number of California felonies to misdemeanors. I have already blogged that one of Prop 47's most extensive provisions, Penal Code section 490.2, reduces many forms of felony grand theft to…
  • Nov 24

    Who is to Blame for Declining Bar Exam Passage Rates?

    Who is to Blame for Declining Bar Exam Passage Rates?
    Derek Muller argues in this post that the National Council of Bar Examiners (NCBE) may be more to blame than they are willing to admit. From his post:Despite protests from the National Council of Bar Examiners to the contrary (PDF), it…
Rank this Week: 2856

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Nov 26

    Heroism and Pride in Ferguson

    Heroism and Pride in Ferguson
    This Reuters story is by far the most heartening I have seen coming out of Ferguson. Here's an excerpt:On Tuesday night, as police and soldiers took up positions in the parking lots of virtually every strip mall and big box...
  • Nov 26

    How to Ruin Thanksgiving in a Few Easy Steps [or Not]

    How to Ruin Thanksgiving in a Few Easy Steps [or Not]
    Heather Wilhelm has this article at Real Clear Politics with the above title (minus the bracketed part).  She pokes some fun at several articles that suggest you really should debate politics, religion, and hot-button social issues on…
  • Nov 26

    The Price of Accommodating the Mob

    The Price of Accommodating the Mob
    From the Washington Post, on the day before Thanksgiving (emphasis added):Even in the best of times, survival rates for small businesses don't inspire loads of confidence. Fifty percent of them close after four years.But Natalie DuBose…
Rank this Week: 221

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

West Virginia Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal appeals and personal injury law. By Wolfe Law Firm.

http://www.westvirginialawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Probation and Revocation in West Virginia Criminal Cases - State v. Hann

    Probation and Revocation in West Virginia Criminal Cases - State v. Hann
    Under certain circumstances, a person convicted of a crime in West Virginia may be sentenced to probation, rather than having to serve time in jail. Probation is a form of supervised release, in which the person can continue on with his or…
  • Nov 16

    Drunk Driver who Posed as Brother Hit with Identity Theft Charges - State v. Soustek

    Drunk Driver who Posed as Brother Hit with Identity Theft Charges - State v. Soustek
    If you've previously read this blog, you know that we often talk about the severe consequences, including money penalties, driver's license suspension and revocation, and even imprisonment, that can come with being convicted of DUI. In a…
  • Oct 29

    West Virginia DUI Case Goes Bust on Shoddy Paperwork - Dale v. Ellison

    West Virginia DUI Case Goes Bust on Shoddy Paperwork - Dale v. Ellison
    Contrary to popular thinking, a West Virginia DUI case isn't simply a matter of having a suspected drunk driver blow into a breathalyzer and waiting to see what number comes up. There are various steps that police officers must take to show…
Rank this Week: 3679

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney…

Massachusetts Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By Spring & Spring.

http://www.massachusettscriminalattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 2846

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/
  • Nov 26

    Regulations Approved But Medical Marijuana Still Months Away

    Regulations Approved But Medical Marijuana Still Months Away
    After months of debate, and a fair amount of frustration the medical marijuana commission finally approved its draft regulations. A few deadlines were pushed back, and licensing fees may be higher than some investors had hoped, but in the…
  • Nov 18

    Convicted Drug Dealers Freed After FBI Misconduct

    Convicted Drug Dealers Freed After FBI Misconduct
    Just months ago United State's Attorney's Office praised the work of law enforcement in ending a complex Washington D.C. heroin and cocaine trafficking ring. The investigation and subsequent prosecution led to 14 felony convictions, with…
  • Nov 6

    Medical Marijuana Program Delayed Again

    Medical Marijuana Program Delayed Again
    Back in the spring, the Maryland General Assembly placed a September 15th deadline on the medical marijuana commission to formulate the program's policy. While that deadline may have been slightly ambitious, the goal was undoubtedly to…
Rank this Week: 2136

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

Mississippi Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.mississippilawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Highway 78

    Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Highway 78
    Early Saturday morning, a pedestrian was struck and killed in Union County. According to WJTV News Channel 12, the incident happened on Highway 78, near mile marker 57. For currently unknown reasons, the unidentified pedestrian was struck…
  • Nov 21

    MSU Football Player Arrested

    MSU Football Player Arrested
    Early Friday morning, a defensive back for the Mississippi State University's football team was arrested in connection with a domestic violence and burglary call. According to WJTV News Channel 12, the incident happened sometime around 3:00…
  • Nov 17

    Failure to Warn of a Roommate With A Criminal Record in Mississippi

    Failure to Warn of a Roommate With A Criminal Record in Mississippi
    A recent appellate case arose when a man murdered his roommate, Andreas Galanis, in their apartment in Mississippi. The victim's mother and sister sued the murderer as well as the company that owned the apartment complex. They argued that the…
Rank this Week: 2457

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    The Government Cannot Knock on any Front Door They Choose

    The Government Cannot Knock on any Front Door They Choose
    I grew up in a great neighborhood, full of kids who liked to play kickball and soccer. Now, when you combine balls and kids, you end up with broken windows, and having to jump fences to retrieve a stray ball. The problem is, some neighbors…
  • Nov 10

    Justice on Appeal Can Be Tough to Find

    Justice on Appeal Can Be Tough to Find
    Many folks familiar with the criminal "justice" system are under the mistaken impression that, should something go wrong with their case, they can always appeal the issue later. There is a sliver of truth to that, but I wouldn't want to get…
  • Nov 7

    Justice vs. Procedure

    Justice vs. Procedure
    It's time for me to stroke you, dear reader. Congratulations for exposing yourself to important justice issues, issues that corporate news networks either do not have the time, or intelligence, to report. And, if you need further stroking,…
Rank this Week: 1063

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Nov 26

    Appeal Case Puts Class Action Lawsuits Under Microscope

    Appeal Case Puts Class Action Lawsuits Under Microscope
    Most American consumers have either received an email or postcard about a class action lawsuit or seen commercials from various legal forms informing the general public about these lawsuits where a collective group sues another entity, with…
  • Nov 24

    Salt Lake City Robbery Derailed by Clerk with Ax Handle

    Salt Lake City Robbery Derailed by Clerk with Ax Handle
    A man who attempted the robbery of a Salt Lake City convenience store on Sunday, Nov. 23, apparently chose the wrong store. The clerk fought back with an ax handle, and the suspect is now in jail on charges of robbery and aggravated assault.…
  • Nov 19

    Debt Collection Practices Result in Arrests; Spotlights Flaws in the System

    Debt Collection Practices Result in Arrests; Spotlights Flaws in the System
    For most people, it’s not a surprise that borrowing from a payday or title loan company is going to come with ridiculously high finance charges and interest rates. A recent report by the Utah Department of Financial Institutions…
Rank this Week: 449

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/
  • Nov 26

    Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

    Traffic stop leads to drug arrest
    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…
  • Nov 26

    **Update** - Crash near Downey Injures 3

    **Update** - Crash near Downey Injures 3
    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…
  • Nov 25

    Fatal Crash SH3 MP 17.6, District 2

    Fatal Crash SH3 MP 17.6, District 2
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police Regional Communication Center - North 615 W Wilbur…
Rank this Week: 147

California Attorneys Representing…

California Attorneys Representing Licensed, Regulated And Other Professionals

Addresses issues faced by license professionals and regulated businesses in civil, business, administrative and criminal matters with an emphasis on health care. By Green & Associates.

http://greenandassociates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 482

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Nov 26

    Reassessing Your Driving Behaviors After Your Los Angeles DUI Arrest

    Reassessing Your Driving Behaviors After Your Los Angeles DUI Arrest
    In the wake of a recent Los Angeles DUI accident or arrest, you have been reflecting a lot on how to be a better driver and just become more generally conscientious and mindful in your life. You recognize (wisely) that poor driving habits can…
  • Nov 24

    4 Key Thanksgiving Driving Tips to Prevent Getting Arrested for Los Angeles DUI

    4 Key Thanksgiving Driving Tips to Prevent Getting Arrested for Los Angeles DUI
    Thanksgiving should be a time for celebration, communion, and reconnection with friends and loved ones. However, as we discussed in an adjacent post, the day before the Thanksgiving is also the worst day of the year for Los Angeles DUI…
  • Nov 21

    The Most Dangerous and Deadly Day for Los Angeles DUIs is Approaching…

    The Most Dangerous and Deadly Day for Los Angeles DUIs is Approaching…
    We’ve actually touched on this issue before in previous posts, but even if you are a regular reader, you might have forgotten. What is the most dangerous day for Los Angeles DUI in the calendar year? Common (but wrong) guesses might…
Rank this Week: 1316