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Fowler Law Group, P.A.

Fowler Law Group, P.A.

Covers criminal defense law.

http://www.thefowlerlawgroup.com/blog/
  • May 30

    The Prior Misconduct of an Arresting Officer Can Help You Avoid Criminal Liability

    The Prior Misconduct of an Arresting Officer Can Help You Avoid Criminal Liability
    If you’ve been arrested and charged with a crime in Florida, there are a number of defenses that may be available to you (depending on what crimes you have been charged with) — for example, if you have been charged with simple…
  • Apr 26

    The Marital Communications Privilege in Florida

    The Marital Communications Privilege in Florida
    If you have been charged with a crime, whether in Florida or elsewhere, it’s quite natural to feel a bit “overwhelmed” or “nervous” about the prospect of criminal litigation — after all, the consequences of…
  • Apr 26

    Manatee County unlikely to fund new deputies at school

    Manatee County unlikely to fund new deputies at school
    Commissioners set to vote on motion to notify school board of unwillingness to pay for new officers.    
Rank this Week: 1655

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 23

    State v. Turnage and Determining When a Defendant is Seized

    State v. Turnage and Determining When a Defendant is Seized
    A Fourth Amendment seizure does not occur when an officer turns on her patrol vehicle’s lights and siren to signal for a vehicle to stop. Instead, it occurs when a driver submits to that show of authority by stopping the car. Thus, if…
  • May 21

    Supreme Court: Driver of Rental Car, Not Listed on Rental Agreement, Has Reasonable Expectation of Privacy

    Supreme Court: Driver of Rental Car, Not Listed on Rental Agreement, Has Reasonable Expectation of Privacy
    A week ago today, the Supreme Court of the United States resolved a circuit split and ruled that a person driving a rental car, but not listed on the rental agreement, has a reasonable expectation of privacy in the vehicle . . . at least…
  • May 18

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Michigan State University reached a $500 million settlement this week with the hundreds of women that Larry Nassar sexually abused under the guide of medical treatment while working in the gymnastics community.  The New York Times says…
Rank this Week: 260

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    What Does Life on Parole Mean?

    What Does Life on Parole Mean?
    You have probably familiar with the concept of parole. Chances are, you have also come across someone serving their sentence on parole, as well (but you may not have known it). Basically, parole means releasing the prisoner into the community…
  • May 17

    What Happens if You are Charged With a Cyber Crime in Chicago?

    What Happens if You are Charged With a Cyber Crime in Chicago?
    The internet has been a useful platform for people to conduct business, keep in touch with their friends and family, and to communicate with people across the globe. Yet, not everyone who has access to the internet uses it with good…
  • May 15

    Know Your Rights: You are Entitled to Damages Following a Conviction in Chicago

    Know Your Rights: You are Entitled to Damages Following a Conviction in Chicago
    If you have been following the news in Chicago lately, then you know that too many citizens have been wrongly convicted over decades and are now just beginning to receive justice. Recently, the city vacated 15 convictions of innocent citizens…
Rank this Week: 2008

Botto Gilbert Lancaster Blog

Botto Gilbert Lancaster Blog

Covers personal injury, workers' compensation, divorce, and criminal matters.

http://www.bgsllaw.com/mchenry-county-lawyers
  • May 23

    Four Ways to Deal With a Difficult Co-Parent

    Four Ways to Deal With a Difficult Co-Parent
    A difficult co-parent is a headache that never quite goes away after your divorce or separation. People who do not get along when together can still have a civil relationship with each other when it comes to taking care of their…
  • May 18

    Specific Incident Needed to Collect Workers' Compensation for PTSD

    Specific Incident Needed to Collect Workers' Compensation for PTSD
    In 2014, an Illinois state arbitrator awarded workers’ compensation to an Illinois State Trooper as a result of his suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. What made the case unusual was the source of the PTSD was an allegedly…
  • May 17

    Medicare Patients Must Pay Up in Personal Injury Case

    Medicare Patients Must Pay Up in Personal Injury Case
    Senior citizens and adults with certain disabilities rely on Medicare to pay for their medical expenses. This health insurance coverage is particularly helpful if you have suffered an accident that resulted in a personal injury. As with any…
Rank this Week: 1024

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 23

    Abrams on Attempted Material Support of Terrorism as Punishment for Thought

    Abrams on Attempted Material Support of Terrorism as Punishment for Thought
    Norman Abrams (UCLA Law School) has posted When MPC Attempts Meet Material Support Offenses: How Close to Punishment for Thoughts? on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Material support crimes combined with the modern law of attempted offenses have…
  • May 23

    Larkin on Ignorance of Law

    Larkin on Ignorance of Law
    Paul J. Larkin (The Heritage Foundation) has posted The Folly of Requiring Complete Knowledge of the Criminal Law (Liberty University Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Some hoary criminal law maxims still are sensible…
  • May 23

    Atiq on Doubt and Retributivism

    Atiq on Doubt and Retributivism
    Emad H. Atiq (Princeton University - Department of Philosophy) has posted What Unconditional Credence in Individual Desert Claims Does Retributivism Require? (University of Illinois Law Review, 2018) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Punishing a…
Rank this Week: 46

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers California DUI news and legal developments. By William Weinberg.

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    GETTING A DUI WHILE ON DUI PROBATION

    GETTING A DUI WHILE ON DUI PROBATION
    Typically, a first-time DUI will result in a 3-year informal probation (also called summary probation) term. The probation, while informal (meaning you do not have to report to a probation officer), requires that the probationer comply with…
  • May 15

    TAKING A DUI CHARGE TO TRIAL IN CALIFORNIA

    TAKING A DUI CHARGE TO TRIAL IN CALIFORNIA
    While most DUI charges conclude with a plea bargain, some DUI defendants chose to put their case before a jury.  A trial before a jury of his or her peers is the DUI defendant’s right under the U.S. and California Constitutions.…
  • May 4

    DUI BASED ON CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE

    DUI BASED ON CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE
    In the last of my three-part series about Dave’s misadventuresafter an afternoon of beer and barbeque at a friend’s, we come to another possible defense Dave may have following his arrest for DUI and a hit and run. To summarize:…
Rank this Week: 343

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers constitutional rights, criminal law, and DUI topics. By William Weinberg.

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    PREDICTIVE POLICING IN CALIFORNIA

    PREDICTIVE POLICING IN CALIFORNIA
    Did you see the 2002 movie Minority Report? Back then, it was science fiction; now it’s getting close to reality. In Minority Report, police departments had “PreCrime” units where “precogs” (strange psychic…
  • May 15

    NAVIGATING AFFIRMATIVE CONSENT

    NAVIGATING AFFIRMATIVE CONSENT
    The #MeToo meme has been front and center news ever since the Harvey Weinstein story broke. Many a career has since been ended by revelations from inappropriate workplace flirting to aggressive sexual assault. If the adults can’t…
  • May 4

    CALIFORNIA’S PRISONS ARE INCREASINGLY POPULATED BY THE MENTALLY ILL

    CALIFORNIA’S PRISONS ARE INCREASINGLY POPULATED BY THE MENTALLY ILL
    In 2017, Stanford Law School’s Justice Advocacy Project studied the long-running problem of mental illness among prison inmates in California. Using data provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR),…
Rank this Week: 697

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/
  • May 23

    How to Avoid Self- Incrimination while in Custody for Aggravated Assault Charge

    How to Avoid Self- Incrimination while in Custody for Aggravated Assault Charge
    Arizona jails and prisons have measures in place assure no criminal activity in progress in communications. These procedures enable officials to screen mail, and record telephone calls involving the suspect. The content of mail or phone…
  • Feb 16

    Does Enhanced Sentencing Apply under DCAC if Victim is Fictitious?

    Does Enhanced Sentencing Apply under DCAC if Victim is Fictitious?
    The Arizona Supreme Court recently ruled that enhanced sentencing does not apply if the victim is fictitious. Under Arizona’s Dangerous Crimes against Children law (DCAC), a person convicted of a sexual crime against a child is…
  • Nov 4

    Admissibility of Expert Testimony in Domestic Violence Charge

    Admissibility of Expert Testimony in Domestic Violence Charge
    Profiling evidence is sometimes used by the prosecution to help jurors decide on the facts as well as credibility of witnesses. Profiling expert testimony is not always admissible and is a decision for the court. Consideration is based…
Rank this Week: 2769

San Francisco Criminal Lawyer Blog

San Francisco Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Uthman Law Office.

https://www.sanfranciscocriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1352

Jachimowicz Law Group Blog

Jachimowicz Law Group Blog

Covers injuries, criminal defense, DUI, employment and workers compensation.

http://www.jachlawgroup.com/san-jose-law-blog
  • May 23

    Recent String of Motorcycle Accidents Emphasizes the Need for Safety

    Recent String of Motorcycle Accidents Emphasizes the Need for Safety
    The late spring and summer months are perfect for motorcycle riding in San Jose, but bikers of all ages and experience levels are urged to use caution. A recent string of motorcycle accidents in our area emphasizes the need for safety…
  • May 23

    When a Warrant Has Been Issued in Your Criminal Case

    When a Warrant Has Been Issued in Your Criminal Case
    Hearing that an arrest warrant has been issued against you may send you into a panic. You may envision being pulled over for minor infractions and being taken to jail after the warrant is discovered, or having the police show up…
  • May 17

    Compensation for Personal Injuries Caused by Acts of Violence

    Compensation for Personal Injuries Caused by Acts of Violence
    Being a victim of a violent crime is a harrowing experience. Whether you suffer personal injuries due to assault and battery or as the result of a sex crime, it can leave physical and emotional scars that take years from which to…
Rank this Week: 1432

The International Enforcement Law…

The International Enforcement Law Reporter Blog

Companion blog of the the International Enforcement Law Reporter, which analyzes the premier developments in both the substantive and procedural aspects of international enforcement law.

http://ielrblog.com
  • May 23

    U.S. and Brazil Start Permanent Forum on Security

    U.S. and Brazil Start Permanent Forum on Security
      On May 22, 2018, the United States and Brazilian governments issued a joint statement following the start of the U.S.-Brazil Permanent Forum on Security. The initiative arose during a meeting in Brasilia at which U.S. Deputy Secretary…
  • May 17

    Treasury Department Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Bank Officials with Ties to Hezbollah

    Treasury Department Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Bank Officials with Ties to Hezbollah
    On May 15th, the Treasury Department placed sanctions on an Iranian bank, three bank officials, and a key Hezbollah official, in the Trump administration’s first step towards re-imposing economic pressures on Iran since President Trump…
  • May 11

    DC Circuit Appeals Court Rules that U.S. Government Cannot Forcibly Transfer U.S. ISIS Suspect

    DC Circuit Appeals Court Rules that U.S. Government Cannot Forcibly Transfer U.S. ISIS Suspect
    On May 7, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the United States cannot forcibly transfer an American ISIS suspect being held in Iraq to another country without first proving that he is an…
Rank this Week: 1623

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 2263

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • May 23

    Two great new long reads from The Marshall Project

    Two great new long reads from The Marshall Project
    The Marshall Project is for me a regular must-read: my weekdays mornings start most days with its "Opening Statement" email full of all sorts of original and linked criminal justice stories. Many days I find the "Opening…
  • May 23

    "Capitalizing on Criminal Justice"

    "Capitalizing on Criminal Justice"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new article authored by Eisha Jain now available via SSRN. Here is its abstract: The U.S. criminal justice system “piles on.” It punishes too many for too long. Much...
  • May 23

    Disconcerting updated data on state prisoner recidivism from the Bureau of Justice Statistic

    Disconcerting updated data on state prisoner recidivism from the Bureau of Justice Statistic
    The Bureau of Justice Statistics has just released this notable "Special Report" that updates its data on criminal justice interactions of a huge cohort of state prisoners released in 2005. This new report is titled "2018…
Rank this Week: 28

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/
Rank this Week: 1971

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una…

Nuevo Código Procesal Penal - Una Lectura Fácil

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

http://www.joseguianderson.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Mackay y la muerte de humanos que no piensan como él.

    Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Mackay y la muerte de humanos que no piensan como él.
    https://diariocorreo.pe/opinion/bloqueo-y-no-invasion-para-venezuela-820427 ¡¡DIOS MÍO!! Cuantos crímenes "democracia" se cometen en tu nombre!! “Si acaso se tenía duda acerca de la…
  • May 22

    Nicolás Lucar, la mermelada y la manipulación

    Nicolás Lucar, la mermelada y la manipulación
    Nicolás Lucar (hoy 22 de mayo de 2018 en Exitosa noticias a las 10 de la mañana) ha entrevistado al congresista Zevallos del Frente Amplio y por teléfono a Becerril de Fuerza Popular en relación con la compra de…
  • May 21

    VENEZUELA, ELECCIONES DEL 20 DE MAYO DEL 2018 Y EL DESCONTENTO DE USA.

    VENEZUELA, ELECCIONES DEL 20 DE MAYO DEL 2018 Y EL DESCONTENTO DE USA.
    Los gringos  son democráticos, por lo menos es lo que sostienen tanto en lo interno como en su política exterior, en consecuencia, vale la pena preguntarse porqué siendo democráticos se oponen a las decisiones…
Rank this Week: 2697

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Covers South Carolina personal injury and criminnal law news.

http://www.rjrlaw.com/blog/
  • May 23

    First Offense for Marijuana: Will I Just Pay a Fine? 

    First Offense for Marijuana: Will I Just Pay a Fine? 
    It starts just like any other traffic stop; you were speeding, rolled a stop sign, or some other mild infraction. But, unlike other mild stops, you have a bag of weed in your car… A bag of marijuana that smells quite a bit, and…
  • May 22

    Collecting Evidence after Motorcycle Crash: Why It’s Important

    Collecting Evidence after Motorcycle Crash: Why It’s Important
    A vehicle crash can be very hectic. You have a list of things to accomplish, people to contact, and making sure you’re okay. When you’re involved in a motorcycle crash, all of these issues become much more serious. So,…
  • May 18

    Commercial Trucks: Turn Signals and Other Safety Move

    Commercial Trucks: Turn Signals and Other Safety Move
    There are few devices in a vehicle that serve no purpose, well, maybe those little coin slots in older vehicles. However, other than those small cosmetic devices, every aspect of your vehicle is meant to aid your driving in some way. One of…
Rank this Week: 1012

The Blog of the Law Offices of…

The Blog of the Law Offices of Anthony Carbone

Covers New Jersey criminal law, family law and personal injury law.

https://anthonycarbonepersonalinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Is My Employer Liable for My Injuries If They Occurred at a Company Retreat?

    Is My Employer Liable for My Injuries If They Occurred at a Company Retreat?
    You’ve been waiting months for your workplace’s company retreat. While you still have to partake in work functions, you can enjoy a change of scenery, nice weather, meet new people, and relax. But, what happens if you get hurt on…
  • May 22

    What in the World is Green Rush Fever?

    What in the World is Green Rush Fever?
    If you’re like many people, there’s a chance you’ve never heard of Green Rush Fever. Before you hurry to check the symptoms, we’ll save you some trouble. Green Rush Fever is not any kind of disease. You don’t…
  • May 21

    Memorial Day: Watch Out for Injuries!

    Memorial Day: Watch Out for Injuries!
    Memorial Day is quickly approaching, and that means a three-day weekend filled with grilling, alcohol, family, and friends for many across New Jersey. But, holidays aren’t always fun and games. An apparent risk for injury exists.…
Rank this Week: 1806

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

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

    The Hard Truth About Recidivism

    The Hard Truth About Recidivism
    Rehabilitation is a beautiful thing.  The story of a person who previously followed a life of crime seeing the light, turning himself around, and becoming a productive and law-abiding member of society warms our hearts.Regrettably, it is…
  • May 23

    News Scan

    News Scan
    4x Arrested Car Thief Charged with Murder of Police Officer.  Saliqa Khan, Jayne Miller, and Kai Reed report for WBAL that the accused killer of Baltimore Officer First Class Amy Caprio has been denied bail.  " 'Your client, in...
  • May 21

    Disestablishing Indian Reservations, De Facto and De Jure

    Disestablishing Indian Reservations, De Facto and De Jure
    Is a big chunk of Oklahoma, including much of the City of Tulsa, still officially part of the Creek Reservation because Congress never officially disestablished it, even though the land was dispersed to the individual members long ago?That…
Rank this Week: 219

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.

https://aacriminallaw.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Avoid These Four Driving Moves This Memorial Day Weekend

    Avoid These Four Driving Moves This Memorial Day Weekend
    The Memorial Day weekend is almost here, and the unofficial start to the summer means many people will be driving off to the lake or taking a road trip to visit friends or family. There will be a lot of traffic on the roads, and police know…
  • May 22

    The Five Degrees of Drug Possession in Minnesota

    The Five Degrees of Drug Possession in Minnesota
    Drug crimes are one of the most common crimes across the state, but the way they are penalized varies based on a number of different factors. The two biggest factors that impact your potential penalties are what drug you were in possession…
  • May 21

    Minnesota Closing DUI Loophole

    Minnesota Closing DUI Loophole
    Last week, lawmakers in Minnesota took tangible steps to close a loophole that allows individuals to operate an ATV or snowmobile even if they’ve already had their driver’s license revoked for driving under the influence.…
Rank this Week: 1015

Jay Cohen DWI & Texas Criminal Law…

Jay Cohen DWI & Texas Criminal Law Blog

Discusses Texas criminal laws, types of criminal cases, and trials in the news.

http://www.cohendwilawyer.com/blog
  • May 23

    DWI 2nd, Evidence of One Prior Conviction is not Admissible During Guilt Innocence

    DWI 2nd, Evidence of One Prior Conviction is not Admissible During Guilt Innocence
      Today, the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals reversed the 14th Court of Appeals in Houston, and held that evidence of a single prior DWI conviction must be delayed until the punishment stage of trial if a person is found guilty. A DWI…
  • May 15

    Supreme Court Lifts Ban on Sports Betting

    Supreme Court Lifts Ban on Sports Betting
    The Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision, has struck down the law banning commercial sports betting. This allows each State to decide if they will allow commercial sports betting. This is a step in the right direction to allow bookmaking in…
  • Sep 6

    Harris County Criminal Court Relocation

    Harris County Criminal Court Relocation
    Criminal Court Update: Relocation of Felony Cases Updated 11/19/2017 Criminal District Courts (felony cases) will be relocated to the Civil Courthouse at 201 Caroline and the Juvenile Justice Center at 1200 Congress. Locations for felony…
Rank this Week: 2200

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

https://aacriminallaw.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Avoid These Four Driving Moves This Memorial Day Weekend

    Avoid These Four Driving Moves This Memorial Day Weekend
    The Memorial Day weekend is almost here, and the unofficial start to the summer means many people will be driving off to the lake or taking a road trip to visit friends or family. There will be a lot of traffic on the roads, and police know…
  • May 22

    The Five Degrees of Drug Possession in Minnesota

    The Five Degrees of Drug Possession in Minnesota
    Drug crimes are one of the most common crimes across the state, but the way they are penalized varies based on a number of different factors. The two biggest factors that impact your potential penalties are what drug you were in possession…
  • May 21

    Minnesota Closing DUI Loophole

    Minnesota Closing DUI Loophole
    Last week, lawmakers in Minnesota took tangible steps to close a loophole that allows individuals to operate an ATV or snowmobile even if they’ve already had their driver’s license revoked for driving under the influence.…
Rank this Week: 3368

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Worgul Law Firm LLC Blog

Covers criminal justice.

http://www.pittsburghcriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • May 23

    How to Find a Criminal Defense Lawyer for Your Loved One

    How to Find a Criminal Defense Lawyer for Your Loved One
    If your friend or family member is charged with a crime, they will be understandably distraught. During this challenging time, they may rely on you more than ever for help and comfort. In this situation, one of the best things you can do for…
  • Apr 25

    Understanding Underage DUI Expungement and Zero Tolerance in PA

    Understanding Underage DUI Expungement and Zero Tolerance in PA
    Drivers under the age of 21 account for 12 percent of DUI-related deaths in Pennsylvania. This is disturbing given that this group accounts for less than 10 percent of drivers across the Commonwealth. Because of this epidemic, drinking…
  • Apr 25

    What Happens When You Fail to Register as a Sex Offender in Pennsylvania

    What Happens When You Fail to Register as a Sex Offender in Pennsylvania
    Even after you serve your time for a sex offense conviction in Pennsylvania, there are reporting requirements under state law. If you fail to register as a sex offender, whether due to a mistake or other circumstances, the consequences are…
Rank this Week: 974

Schwartz Injury Law Blog

Schwartz Injury Law Blog

By Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz.

http://www.schwartzinjurylaw.com/orland-park-injury-lawyer/
  • May 23

    Studies Show Distracted Drivers Are Putting Motorists at Risk

    Studies Show Distracted Drivers Are Putting Motorists at Risk
    Most of us can remember when we were first learning how to drive. Whether in a formal driver’s education class or just in a friend’s or family member’s car, when we were taught how to drive, we learned certain rules. One of…
  • May 4

    Proving Negligence in a Premises Liability Claim

    Proving Negligence in a Premises Liability Claim
    Personal injury lawsuits exist for several reasons. Firstly, when a person or entity’s behavior causes an innocent party harm, the responsible party should be held accountable. Secondly, the person harmed should be able to recover costs…
  • Apr 19

    Deadly Aviation Accident Sparks Federal Action Regarding Engine

    Deadly Aviation Accident Sparks Federal Action Regarding Engine
    Earlier this week, a Southwest Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing when one the of aircraft’s engines exploded and sent debris into the body of the plane. In the wake of the fatal accident, the Federal Aviation…
Rank this Week: 1407

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
  • May 23

    D.Minn.: No right to being stopped at earliest time

    D.Minn.: No right to being stopped at earliest time
    There was reasonable suspicion for defendant’s stop, and it isn’t material that the officer chose to wait a few minutes before making the stop. United States v. Taariq, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 85630 (D. Minn. May 22, 2018).…
  • May 22

    NYTimes: Calling Your Lawyer’s Cell From Jail? What You Say Can and Will Be Used Against You.

    NYTimes: Calling Your Lawyer’s Cell From Jail? What You Say Can and Will Be Used Against You.
    NYTimes: Calling Your Lawyer’s Cell From Jail? What You Say Can and Will Be Used Against You. by Richard A. Oppel Jr.: Most people assume that a conversation with their lawyer will remain confidential. But if the conversation takes…
  • May 22

    OR: Def adequately pled 4A and argued substance to preserve issue for appeal

    OR: Def adequately pled 4A and argued substance to preserve issue for appeal
    Defendant preserved her Fourth Amendment claim by citing it in the motion and by arguing at the hearing the stop was impermissibly extended. “Although the question is close, we agree with defendant that her Fourth Amendment argument is…
Rank this Week: 175

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/
  • May 23

    Maryland Reports Largest Prison Population Decline

    Maryland Reports Largest Prison Population Decline
    The national prison population continues to decline, and for the first time in almost fifteen years the total number of inmates dipped below 1.5 million.  Last year Maryland lead the entire nation with a dramatic 10 percent reduction in…
  • May 15

    Supreme Court Clears Path For Maryland Sports Gambling

    Supreme Court Clears Path For Maryland Sports Gambling
    Back in March the Maryland House of Delegates passed a bill that would place legalized sports gambling in the hands of voters come November.  At the time wagering on sports was effectively prohibited under federal law in almost all…
  • May 9

    How Does Law Enforcement Recover Stolen Property?

    How Does Law Enforcement Recover Stolen Property?
    Theft is one of the most common crimes in Maryland, with over 100,000 cases reported annually to law enforcement.  Most of the reported cases involve valuable personal property, but if you factor in retail theft/ shoplifting and the…
Rank this Week: 3254

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • May 23

    What is BAC? Blood Alcohol Concentration

    What is BAC? Blood Alcohol Concentration
    We take all sorts of important tests which could determine what can happen next in our lives. If you are pulled over for a DUI, that test is based on your BAC results, your “Blood Alcohol Concentration.” Unlike the tests you had…
  • May 22

    Reasons A Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case

    Reasons A Personal Injury Lawyer Will Not Take Your Case
    When you’ve been in a life altering accident, it is normal to want to seek compensation of some sort. After all, such accidents – like car and boating accidents – often result in astronomical medical bills as well as time…
  • May 21

    Do I Need a Lawyer After a Car Accident?

    Do I Need a Lawyer After a Car Accident?
    Figuring Out Who is at Fault “At Fault” means the person or driver that caused the accident.  It is important to remember that Maryland is a contributory negligence state, which means if the other party is even 1% at fault,…
Rank this Week: 2154

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall.

https://www.newjerseydwilawyerblog.com/
  • May 23

    More New Jersey DWI Cases Get Dismissed Today than a Decade Ago

    More New Jersey DWI Cases Get Dismissed Today than a Decade Ago
    If you or someone you know was arrested for drunk driving, you need to reach out to a skilled New Jersey DWI defense attorney who can help. At our firm, we are dedicated to making sure each client’s case gets the personal attention it…
  • May 16

    Drunk Driving and Single-Car Accidents in New Jersey

    Drunk Driving and Single-Car Accidents in New Jersey
    While many drunk driving accidents involve other vehicles, a number of these accidents are single-vehicle crashes. If you or someone close to you has been arrested for a DWI after a single-vehicle accident, you need to contact a seasoned New…
  • May 9

    Alcotest Calibration Scandal Could Lead to Over 20,000 New Jersey DWI Cases Being Tossed

    Alcotest Calibration Scandal Could Lead to Over 20,000 New Jersey DWI Cases Being Tossed
    Anyone charged with a DWI offense should understand the seriousness of the charge by seeking the help and guidance of a seasoned New Jersey DWI attorney. At our firm, we have defended many clients in their DWI cases and can defend you as…
Rank this Week: 1242

Criminal Justice Blog

Criminal Justice Blog

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

http://www.columbuscriminalattorney.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Consequences of Failing to Register as a Sex Offender

    Consequences of Failing to Register as a Sex Offender
    If you have been convicted of a sex offense, you will likely need to register as a sex offender for a certain amount of time even after serving any prison sentence that you receive. Ohio law is very strict regarding registering as a sex…
  • May 9

    5 Tips for DUI Checkpoint

    5 Tips for DUI Checkpoint
    Law enforcement in Ohio considers intoxicated drivers to be a very serious problem, and they are constantly seeking to arrest these offenders for DUI violations. While you can be pulled over for suspected DUI, you can also be subjected to a…
  • Jan 23

    Do I Need SR-22 Insurance After an Ohio OVI?

    Do I Need SR-22 Insurance After an Ohio OVI?
    Getting a DUI in Ohio or any other state not only puts you at risk to incur significant legal penalties, but also additional requirements that could extend into other areas of your life. One of those requirements involves the filing of an…
Rank this Week: 1944

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Which Parties Can Be Sued in a Georgia Trucking Accident Claim?

    Which Parties Can Be Sued in a Georgia Trucking Accident Claim?
    A Georgia trucking accident claim after a wreck with injuries is considerably more complicated than an auto accident claim. More parties can be potentially sued. Given the sheer size and weight of tractor-trailers, injuries sustained in these…
  • May 22

    Common Car Safety Seat Mistakes that May Endanger Your Child

    Common Car Safety Seat Mistakes that May Endanger Your Child
    Many parents are unsure about how to correctly fit car seats for their children and they may be making car safety seat mistakes that threaten to harm their kids. A recent report in USA Today suggests most parents are making serious…
  • May 21

    The Dangers of Driving in High Winds in Georgia

    The Dangers of Driving in High Winds in Georgia
    Driving in high winds can be extremely hazardous. We were saddened to read about the recent death of a Georgia firefighter who was killed in March when high winds sent a tree crashing onto his truck. Stanley Henson, a 47-year-old firefighter…
Rank this Week: 2274

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • May 23

    DICK GREGORIE IS RETIRING

    DICK GREGORIE IS RETIRING
    Famed South Florida Prosecutor Dick Gregorie is retiring from the US Attorneys Office this week after a career in prosecuting that began in the early 1970's. While Mr. Gregorie spent most of his career with the Feds, he did a two year…
  • May 21

    A DARK DAY

    A DARK DAY
    Lots of breaking news. Check the prior post of the Captain to see your two new county court judges- Elijah Levitt and Ramiro Areces. Congrats to both. "I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless…
  • May 21

    TWO NEW COUNTY COURT JUDGES NAMED .......

    TWO NEW COUNTY COURT JUDGES NAMED .......
    THE CAPTAIN REPORTS:AND YOUR TWO NEW COUNTY COURT JUDGES ARE ....... As I reported last week, the Governor was scheduled this week to name two new County Court Judges, to replace Judges Multack and Kravitz. Today, the Governor chose: Ramiro…
Rank this Week: 104

King Law Offices Blog

King Law Offices Blog

Discusses traffic matters, family law, criminal law, wills and estate planning and personal injury law as it relates to North Carolina and South Carolina.

https://kinglawoffices.com/blog/
  • May 23

    What is a Gun Trust?

    What is a Gun Trust?
    A gun trust can be used to stay in compliance with federal, state, and local laws that apply to certain firearms. These trusts may be called NFA Gun Trusts because they are used for weapons covered by the National Firearms Act. Without a gun…
  • May 23

    When Does a Seizure Occur?

    When Does a Seizure Occur?
    We have all seen this scenario play out on TV: the cops approach a suspect, the suspect immediately begins to flee, and, as he flees, he throws down drugs or a weapon.  Undoubtedly, the cops giving chase will find the drugs and attempt…
  • May 21

    How to Enforce a Custody Order

    How to Enforce a Custody Order
    Once a court approves your child custody order, it is legally binding on both parties. Neither parent can decide to disregard the custody order without taking the appropriate steps to request a modification to the order. But what if your ex…
Rank this Week: 2593

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

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

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

    Typical Red Flags of Ponzi Scheme

    Typical Red Flags of Ponzi Scheme
    Last week the FBI posted an article on its site, A Pyramid of Lies, that told the story of the Gentry Ponzi scheme in rural Tennessee. Ponzi schemes are pretty easy to spot if you know the red flags. Even if you don’t know FOR SURE that…
  • May 21

    Companies at Greater Risk of Fraud

    Companies at Greater Risk of Fraud
    What kinds of companies are more prone to fraud? In my business, we talk a lot about the red flags of fraud. There are two different types of red flags: the kind that suggest that a fraud is currently in progress, and the kind that puts a…
  • May 17

    Accountants and Family Law Case

    Accountants and Family Law Case
    Family law cases involving complex financial issues often require the assistance of a financial expert for the following issues: Preparing a financial disclosure, including creating a marital balance sheet Comparing balance sheets from…
Rank this Week: 42

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • May 23

    The Epic Failure Of Arbitration

    The Epic Failure Of Arbitration
    It was going to save us, alternative dispute resolution. Couched in glowing terms, replete with warm and fuzzy adjectives, reasonable people would resolve their disputes through mediation, where the sides would try in good faith to…
  • May 23

    Short Take: The Alternative To Crashing The System

    Short Take: The Alternative To Crashing The System
    A favored outcome for those who disdain plea bargaining as a dirty backroom deal that freezes the judge and public out of decision making, and puts all the power in the hands of prosecutors, is that the return of trials would crash the…
  • May 22

    What Will Lawyers In Arizona Have To Say About It?

    What Will Lawyers In Arizona Have To Say About It?
    The American Bar Association knew what it wanted to accomplish when it passed model rule 8.4(g), but were the arguments against it exaggerated, hysterical, too extreme? The question is up for debate in Arizona, which is considering amending…
Rank this Week: 43

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 23

    Chevron as Remedy

    Chevron as Remedy
    Andrew F. Hessick, Remedial Chevron, 96 N.C. L. Rev __ (forthcoming 2018), available at SSRN. Caprice Roberts What’s not to love about a remedies approach to solving an Administrative Law problem? Professor Andrew Hessick’s…
  • May 22

    An Argument for the Coherence of Privacy Law

    An Argument for the Coherence of Privacy Law
    William McGeveran, Privacy and Data Protection Law (2016). Paul Ohm William McGeveran’s new casebook on Privacy and Data Protection Law announces the death of the “death march” that anyone who has ever taught or taken a…
  • May 21

    Human Rights Litigation and the State

    Human Rights Litigation and the State
    Seth Davis and Christopher A. Whytock, State Remedies for Human Rights, 98 B.U. L. Rev. 397 (2018). Adam N. Steinman It has been almost forty years since the Second Circuit’s landmark decision in Filártiga v. Peña-Irala,…
Rank this Week: 487

Law Offices of Elliott Kanter Blog

Law Offices of Elliott Kanter Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.enkanter.com/blog/
  • May 23

    Caught Smuggling Drugs Across the California Border?

    Caught Smuggling Drugs Across the California Border?
    Trying to smuggle drugs from Mexico into San Diego is a bad idea. Not only is it dangerous, drug smuggling and trafficking is very illegal, and getting caught will result in a long prison sentence. If you are caught smuggling drugs across the…
  • May 21

    California Possession of Methamphetamine Charges & Penaltie

    California Possession of Methamphetamine Charges & Penaltie
    Getting charged with methamphetamine possession is a big deal. No matter the amount, circumstances, or your criminal history, being in possession of methamphetamine is a serious charge that can result in severe penalties. If you are charged…
  • Apr 18

    The Difference Between a DUI Felony and DUI Misdemeanor

    The Difference Between a DUI Felony and DUI Misdemeanor
    Driving under the influence of alcohol is never ok. It doesn’t matter if it is one drink or ten, putting yourself behind the wheel while intoxicated endangers your life and the lives of those around you. Not only that, if caught you…
Rank this Week: 1382

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

Covers immigration policies and criminal defense law in Austin, Texas.

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • May 23

    Fort Worth Police Are Accused of Selling Guns to the Public

    Fort Worth Police Are Accused of Selling Guns to the Public
    As violent crime spiked in Fort Worth in 2017, police sought to curtail a spate of shootings with a gun buyback program. However, Fort Worth police came were also accused of selling firearms to the public. A report in Reveal… Read more…
  • May 22

    Outcry as ICE Arrests Immigrants in New York City Court

    Outcry as ICE Arrests Immigrants in New York City Court
    The issue of ICE agents picking up undocumented immigrants in unrelated court proceedings has proved to be a contentious flashpoint under the Trump administration. In December, a court building in Brooklyn became the latest flashpoint in the…
  • May 21

    Trump Calls on Congress to End Diversity Lottery Visa

    Trump Calls on Congress to End Diversity Lottery Visa
    Diversity visa lotteries were under fire even before they were linked to terrorists. In the wake of last year’s New York terrorist attack, the diversity lottery program appears to be living on borrowed time. Congress enacted the…
Rank this Week: 3358

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 23

    Non-Injury Crash WB US12 at milepost 76.6, near Kooskia

    Non-Injury Crash WB US12 at milepost 76.6, near Kooskia
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway…
  • May 22

    Final Update: Injury Crash Westbound I84 in Jerome

    Final Update: Injury Crash Westbound I84 in Jerome
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • May 22

    UPDATE: Injury Crash Westbound I84 in Jerome

    UPDATE: Injury Crash Westbound I84 in Jerome
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
Rank this Week: 263

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

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

http://lawdiva.wordpress.com
  • May 22

    30-Year-Old Son Evicted by Court Order from Parent’s Home

    30-Year-Old Son Evicted by Court Order from Parent’s Home
    Today a judge in New York ordered “deadbeat” son Michael Rotondo to “get a life” and move out. Rotondo, an unemployed millennial, has taken advantage of his parent’s goodwill for over 8 years with nary a…
  • May 17

    Extra Fee for Excellent Result in Family Law Case Denied by Ontario Court

    Extra Fee for Excellent Result in Family Law Case Denied by Ontario Court
    The law in Canada generally prohibits lawyers from entering into a contingency fee agreement with clients in family law cases. In Ontario there is an absolute prohibition, while in British Columbia, it is permissible so long as the matter…
  • May 9

    The Door Slams Shut on Ex-Wife Who Wants More Spousal Support

    The Door Slams Shut on Ex-Wife Who Wants More Spousal Support
    In a sensible decision handed down today by the BC Court of Appeal, (Sandy v. Sandy 2018 BCCA 182) a former spouse has learned that the trial judge’s order that she could come back to the “well” after a final settlement of…
Rank this Week: 4283

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

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

    Mother and Her Children Assault High School Staff Member

    Mother and Her Children Assault High School Staff Member
    A high school student and her mother are facing charges after they allegedly assaulted employees of the institution. Danazia Whitfield, an 18-year-old deaf girl, attends DuPont Manual High School in Louisville, Kentucky. On April 26, she was…
  • May 21

    Woman Accused of Fraud for Accepting Unemployment While Working

    Woman Accused of Fraud for Accepting Unemployment While Working
    A woman from Colorado is facing several felony charges for allegations that she fraudulently accepted unemployment benefits while earning unreported money from jobs at the same time. 36-year-old Meadoe R. Croker began a claim for unemployment…
  • May 20

    Elementary School Worker Accused of Meth Use on the Clock

    Elementary School Worker Accused of Meth Use on the Clock
    A woman who is employed at an Edmond, Oklahoma, elementary school is facing charges after she was allegedly discovered using and carrying methamphetamine on the campus while working. Amanda Greenfield is a 42-year-old woman who works as a…
Rank this Week: 2744

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: 98

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 33

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

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

    Golfer Lucas Glover’s Wife Arrested in Florida: Possible Criminal Implication

    Golfer Lucas Glover’s Wife Arrested in Florida: Possible Criminal Implication
    National headlines were made when the wife of former U.S. Open champion Lucas Glover was arrested for domestic violence battery and resisting arrest in St. Johns County, Florida on May 13, 2018.  The altercation allegedly occurred after…
  • May 17

    Byrd v. United States: An Examination of Expectation of Privacy in Rental Car

    Byrd v. United States: An Examination of Expectation of Privacy in Rental Car
    A recent United States Supreme Court case, Byrd v. U.S., No. 16-1371 (2018) discussed the parameters of expectation of privacy under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. There was a circuit split about whether an unlisted…
  • May 11

    Understanding the Florida Sexual Predator Designation

    Understanding the Florida Sexual Predator Designation
    Florida Statutes § 775.21, also known as the Florida Sexual Predators Act, was established by the Florida Legislature to implement a strategy on how to deal with repeat sexual offenders, sexual offenders who use violence, and sexual…
Rank this Week: 3714

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog covers DWI/DWAI, traffic violations, gun crimes, weapon crimes, prostitution, and other criminal offenses. By New York attorneys, Tilem & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4128

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense…

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By the Law Offices of Trent R. Buckallew, PC.

https://www.crim-law.info/blog/
  • May 22

    Memorial Day DUI Checkpoints – What Should I do if I am Stopped for Suspicion of DUI?

    Memorial Day DUI Checkpoints – What Should I do if I am Stopped for Suspicion of DUI?
    Every year law enforcement agencies across the State of Arizona participate in special DUI task forces and checkpoints over Memorial Day weekend with their stated goal being to reduce crashes, injuries and fatalities by enforcing DUI and…
  • Apr 6

    Country Thunder Underage Drinking Ticket

    Country Thunder Underage Drinking Ticket
    Every year Florence, AZ is host to Country Thunder, the biggest outdoor country music festival in the state. The festival is sure to draw in thousands of fans young and old. With temperatures this weekend forecasted in the 90’s, you…
  • Feb 11

    Mesa Municipal Court Criminal Case

    Mesa Municipal Court Criminal Case
    Mesa Municipal Court Criminal Cases If you were cited and/or arrested on a misdemeanor criminal violation by the Mesa Police Department, you will likely be appearing in the Mesa Municipal Court. The Mesa Municipal Court has jurisdiction over…
Rank this Week: 1403

Neal Davis' Criminal Defense Blog

Neal Davis' Criminal Defense Blog

Neal Davis shares his his thoughts on the latest Federal and Texas-based legal issues as well as his experiences defending clients in Houston and all the way to the US Supreme Court.

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

    Judicial Discretion in Sentencing a Child Pornography Offense

    Judicial Discretion in Sentencing a Child Pornography Offense
    Child pornography punishments can be quite severe, but not all such punishments fit the realities of individual offenders. That’s why federal judges in child porn cases have rights, known as “judicial discretion.” Judicial…
  • May 15

    What are the Laws and Penalties for Texas Marital and Date Rape?

    What are the Laws and Penalties for Texas Marital and Date Rape?
    You may have heard of Texas marital rape or date rape laws, but want to know more information about what they involve. Texas Marital Rape Laws First, you should know that it’s illegal in all 50 states for a husband to rape his wife.…
  • May 15

    What If I Don’t Comply With Sex Offender Registration Rules?

    What If I Don’t Comply With Sex Offender Registration Rules?
    Failing or refusing to comply with sex offender registration rules can have serious consequences. How serious? Under Texas Code of Criminal Procedure § 62.051, persons convicted of sex crimes must register with local law enforcement…
Rank this Week: 1793