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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/
Rank this Week: 184

Fair and Unbalanced

Fair and Unbalanced

Left-leaning, social justice-minded slant on law and justice issues, the death penalty, politics, and current events.

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

    A Basket Of Dotard

    A Basket Of Dotard
    Eyes and brains to the dotard lethargic and dull,Pale ravener of horrible meat.-- from Herman Melville's "The Maldive Shark"Kim Jong-un was on to something when he recently called Trump  a “mentally deranged U.S.…
  • Sep 1

    A Different Harvey Descends On Houston

    A Different Harvey Descends On Houston
    In 2013, Matt Harvey emerged as one of the great young pitchers in baseball -- a dynamic force who appeared on his way to becoming one of the most exciting players in Met history. Every one of his starts was…
  • Aug 31

    An Open Letter To Senator Feinstein

    An Open Letter To Senator Feinstein
    Dear Senator Feinstein:I am outraged by your recent comments at a Commonwealth Club event in San Francisco urging patience for Donald Trump.  You note that it has only been eight months since he took office, and that we should wait…
Rank this Week: 266

Idaho State Police News and…

Idaho State Police News and Information Blog

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

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

    Injury Crash On SH39 North of American Fall

    Injury Crash On SH39 North of American Fall
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5255 S. 5th Avenue, Suite 2 Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Sep 25

    Update: Crash in Twin Falls County Blocks Highway 50

    Update: Crash in Twin Falls County Blocks Highway 50
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 4 Patrol 218 West Yakima, Jerome, ID…
  • Sep 25

    Crash in Twin Falls County Blocks Highway 50

    Crash in Twin Falls County Blocks Highway 50
    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: 508

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Sep 25

    Traveling Internationally with a DUI Conviction

    Traveling Internationally with a DUI Conviction
    Having a DUI conviction can result in jail time, hefty fines and a suspended or revoked driver’s license, but in can also affect plans for traveling internationally. Traveling internationally Those with felonies on their record tend to…
  • Sep 18

    Opioids and Benzos – A Deadly Combination

    Opioids and Benzos – A Deadly Combination
    Opioids and Benzos- two highly addictive drugs that can be obtained illegally or with the help of a physician can be a deadly combination when used together. Opioids Opioids are a type of drug that binds to the opioid receptors in the body,…
  • Sep 13

    Landlord and Tenant Laws- Utah Fit Premises Act

    Landlord and Tenant Laws- Utah Fit Premises Act
    Renting out property or space in an existing home that is not being used can seem like an easy way to make some extra cash, but property owners and their renters should make certain they are in accordance with the landlord and tenant laws…
Rank this Week: 4182

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/
  • Sep 25

    Houston Forensic Science Center: Saving Evidence and Saving Live

    Houston Forensic Science Center: Saving Evidence and Saving Live
    On August 25th, Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas Gulf region and poured upon the Houston metro area for days.  By the time Harvey departed, as much as 50 inches of rain had fallen in The post Houston Forensic Science Center: Saving…
  • Sep 22

    This Week in Innocence News – September 22, 2017

    This Week in Innocence News – September 22, 2017
    Here are some of this week’s news highlights: New Jersey court vacates murder convictions of Eric Kelley and Ralph Lee Last Friday, a New Jersey Superior Court The post This Week in Innocence News – September 22, 2017…
  • Sep 22

    Highlights from Powerful “Innocence Denied” Panel at the 2017 Congressional Black Caucus Conference

    Highlights from Powerful “Innocence Denied” Panel at the 2017 Congressional Black Caucus Conference
    On Sept. 21, Texas Rep. Al Green invited us back to the Congressional Black Caucus to produce a panel: “Innocence Denied: Exploring the Intersection of Race, Bail and Guilty Pleas.” In a full room The post Highlights from Powerful…
Rank this Week: 2493

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Sep 25

    CAGE Director Convicted of Terror Offense for Refusing to Provide Pin

    CAGE Director Convicted of Terror Offense for Refusing to Provide Pin
    Muhammad Rabbani, the Director of CAGE has been convicted in the UK of a terrorism offense for refusing to provide the pin number to cell phone and password to his laptop during a search at Heathrow Airport. He was returning from a wedding…
  • Sep 25

    Trump Revises Travel Ban, Sup. Ct Cancels Argument

    Trump Revises Travel Ban, Sup. Ct Cancels Argument
    The Supreme Court has canceled oral arguments set for October 10 on Donald Trump's initial travel ban. In an order issued Monday, the justices asked for new briefs about whether the third rendition of the travel ban means there is…
  • Sep 25

    Anthony Weiner Sentenced to 21 Month

    Anthony Weiner Sentenced to 21 Month
    Anthony Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in his sexting case. He pleaded guilty, pursuant to a plea agreement with the Government, to a one-count Information, charging him with transferring obscene material to a minor from January…
Rank this Week: 3

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: 627

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 25

    News Scan

    News Scan
    8-Year-Old Died Saving His Sister:  The Sacramento County District Attorney has charged a habitual sex offender with murdering an 8-year-old boy and molesting his 7-year-old sister at knifepoint.  Darrell Smith of the Sacramento Bee…
  • Sep 25

    What's that Sound You Hear of Academics Running?

    What's that Sound You Hear of Academics Running?
    No, they're not running to blockade Heather MacDonald's latest appearance.  That's tomorrow at their "Social Justice Warriors Rally for Inclusion Except for You"  What they're scurrying away from today are the nationwide data…
  • Sep 24

    New Travel Limitations Announced

    New Travel Limitations Announced
    The same executive order that announced a 90-day travel ban for selected countries also directed cabinet officers to develop a more tailored approach to countries that cannot or will not provide the information needed to vet people coming…
Rank this Week: 4179

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 1535

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Sep 25

    Criminal Defense Attorney on The Horns of Dilemma

    Criminal Defense Attorney on The Horns of Dilemma
    Drunken cowboys and cowgirls on a trail ride is a recipe for trouble—and that is precisely what a jury found happen in December 2012 when a Texas trail ride visited Dayton in Liberty County.   Allegedly, a drunken 54-year-old…
  • Sep 20

    Convictions of Police Officers Indicted for Fatal Shootings Rare

    Convictions of Police Officers Indicted for Fatal Shootings Rare
    Some of the facts in the fatal shooting of Anthony Lamar Smith in December 2011 by former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley are not in dispute.   On December 20, 2011, Stockley and his partner Brian Bianchi witnessed a… The…
  • Sep 17

    Muslims Wrongfully Placed on Terrorist Selectee List Can’t Sue

    Muslims Wrongfully Placed on Terrorist Selectee List Can’t Sue
    The Terrorism Screening Center (TSC) is a multi-agency center created in 2003 in the wake of 9/11 terror attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City. The TSC is administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation which is part… The…
Rank this Week: 2574

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 150

Minick Law Blog

Minick Law Blog

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

http://www.minicklaw.com/asheville-attorney-blog/
Rank this Week: 1806

California Criminal Defense and…

California Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Law Blog

By the Law Offices of Bamieh & Erickson, PLC.

http://www.bamieherickson.com/blog/
  • Sep 25

    Does California Have Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Drug Crimes?

    Does California Have Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Drug Crimes?
    Compared to many other states, California has somewhat lenient drug laws. For example, simple possession of marijuana up to one ounce (28.5 grams) is not a criminal offense in California, despite being treated as a misdemeanor in many…
  • Sep 19

    What Are the Penalties for Marijuana DUI in California?

    What Are the Penalties for Marijuana DUI in California?
    Last November, Californians voted in favor of Proposition 64, resulting in the legalization of marijuana for recreational purposes by adults. Though the passage of Prop 64 has significantly relaxed California’s marijuana laws by…
  • Aug 31

    Legal Options for Not Receiving Child Support Payments in California

    Legal Options for Not Receiving Child Support Payments in California
    There are many legal complications that come along with being unmarried to your child’s other parent. Issues like custody, visitation, and child support often pose problems for California parents. Most parents want to provide both…
Rank this Week: 1001

Illinois Criminal Lawyer Blog

Illinois Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Vig Law, P.C.

https://www.illinoiscriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Let’s talk about sex (offenders)

    Let’s talk about sex (offenders)
    Sex offenses.  A conviction for these types of crimes is perhaps the most life altering of any conviction (felony or misdemeanor).  Our clients who have been charged with sex crimes deal not only with the stigma of labels like…
  • Sep 11

    Citizenship Status and Criminal Charge

    Citizenship Status and Criminal Charge
    Given the recent termination of the DACA program, it is understandable that even lawful non-citizens living in our country may be concerned about the security of their residency right now.  If this is you, or you are concerned about your…
  • Aug 30

    The First Amendment and Hate Speech

    The First Amendment and Hate Speech
    The First Amendment to the United States Constitution is the source of some of the most important rights American citizens possess.  In fact, the United States Supreme Court has been very generous in its interpretation of the First…
Rank this Week: 1481

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/
Rank this Week: 3779

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense…

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James Novak.

https://blog.novakazlaw.com/
  • Sep 25

    Marijuana Sales and Weapons Misconduct in Arizona

    Marijuana Sales and Weapons Misconduct in Arizona
    In a recent Arizona marijuana case, the defendant appealed after being convicted of selling marijuana and weapons misconduct. The case arose when two detectives had a confidential informant conduct a controlled buy. The detective searched the…
  • Sep 11

    Resisting Arrest and Aggravated Assault in Arizona

    Resisting Arrest and Aggravated Assault in Arizona
    In a recent Arizona assault case, a man appealed after being convicted of aggravated assault, resisting arrest, shoplifting, and not giving the police a truthful name when he was lawfully detained. The case arose when two cops responded to a…
  • Aug 17

    Confrontation Clause in Arizona Drug Crime Case

    Confrontation Clause in Arizona Drug Crime Case
    In a recent Arizona appellate case, a defendant appealed from his conviction and sentences for possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested in 2014 after being found in possession of meth in a plastic…
Rank this Week: 1432

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

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

    GRIECO DROPS OUT OF COMMISSIONER'S RACE

    GRIECO DROPS OUT OF COMMISSIONER'S RACE
    Former ASA, REGJB irregular Michael Grieco has formerly ended his re-election bid as a City Of Miami Beach (Motto: "Soon to be underwater and loving it.") Commissioner. With confirmed State and possible federal investigations swirling…
  • Sep 24

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT: STAND AND DELIVER EDITION

    DIARY OF A MAD PRESIDENT: STAND AND DELIVER EDITION
    Dear Diary: Best week ever of greatest presidency ever.Loving the Rocket Man quip. They loved me at the UN. It was so quiet during my speech, you could hear a pin drop. That's how much they loved it. None of that polite clapping…
  • Sep 23

    REPEAL AND REPLACE

    REPEAL AND REPLACE
    Breaking: Check out DOM's blog here that Judge Fajardo-Orshan, known to us as Ariana Fajardo- a former ASA and current Judge, is the new front-runner to be US Attorney in SDFLA. ITEM: On September 22, 1862 President Abraham Lincoln…
Rank this Week: 1016

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Florida Abogado Criminal Blog

Covers criminal law. By Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridaabogadocriminal.com/
Rank this Week: 2228

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Features articles on criminal defense in Dallas and throughout Texas. By Broden & Mickelsen.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blogs/
  • Sep 25

    Sessions’ Tough Policy on Drugs Fails to Lead to More Prosecution

    Sessions’ Tough Policy on Drugs Fails to Lead to More Prosecution
      Attorney General Jeff Sessions has pledged a get-tough approach to drug crimes in America that would lead to longer sentences for possession and dealing in drugs. However, the hardline approach is not translating into more arrests,…
  • Sep 22

    Fitbit – Fitness Tracker Solves a Crime – Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer

    Fitbit – Fitness Tracker Solves a Crime – Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer
    This is not the first time investigators have used technology to discredit a suspect’s story. Fitness trackers like the Fitbit have become popular in recent years. People use them to monitor their heart rate, keep track of how many…
  • Sep 20

    Can You Get Arrested for Laughing at the Police

    Can You Get Arrested for Laughing at the Police
    Is taunting police officers a criminal offense? Most people know what’s legal and which types of behavior will get you arrested. If you rob a bank, for example, you’re going to get charged with theft. If you punch someone in a…
Rank this Week: 1778

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Broden & Mickelsen Law Blog

Focuses on federal and state landmark cases and current criminal defense litigation, cases and notable crimes in Dallas, Texas.

http://www.brodenmickelsen.com/blog/
  • Sep 25

    Sessions’ Tough Policy on Drugs Fails to Lead to More Prosecution

    Sessions’ Tough Policy on Drugs Fails to Lead to More Prosecution
      Attorney General Jeff Sessions has pledged a get-tough approach to drug crimes in America that would lead to longer sentences for possession and dealing in drugs. However, the hardline approach is not translating into more arrests,…
  • Sep 22

    Fitbit – Fitness Tracker Solves a Crime – Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer

    Fitbit – Fitness Tracker Solves a Crime – Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer
    This is not the first time investigators have used technology to discredit a suspect’s story. Fitness trackers like the Fitbit have become popular in recent years. People use them to monitor their heart rate, keep track of how many…
  • Sep 20

    Can You Get Arrested for Laughing at the Police

    Can You Get Arrested for Laughing at the Police
    Is taunting police officers a criminal offense? Most people know what’s legal and which types of behavior will get you arrested. If you rob a bank, for example, you’re going to get charged with theft. If you punch someone in a…
Rank this Week: 2365

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    I Have Violated The Terms of My Probation – What Happens Next?

    I Have Violated The Terms of My Probation – What Happens Next?
    Following a criminal conviction, individuals are sometimes released back into the community with specific restrictions. This system – known as probation – may be served in lieu of, or in addition to, time behind bars. With…
  • Sep 22

    When is “Sexting” a Crime in Massachusetts?

    When is “Sexting” a Crime in Massachusetts?
    Most people have heard the term sexting by now. It’s a play-on-words, combining “sex” and “texting” to refer to sending and receiving lewd or suggestive images via smart phone or another electronic device. When…
  • Sep 22

    The Punishment for the Crime of Arson in Massachusett

    The Punishment for the Crime of Arson in Massachusett
    In the past, arson referred to the crime of burning someone else’s home or property while the structure was occupied. It was intended to protect the lives of anyone who happened to be inside the burning structure. However, the modern…
Rank this Week: 658

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

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

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Sep 25

    You Need an Attorney If You’ve Been Charged with a Las Vegas DUI

    You Need an Attorney If You’ve Been Charged with a Las Vegas DUI
    It’s always surprising for a Nevada DUI defense lawyer to hear people question the need for their services. People who are arrested on suspicion of DUI in Las Vegas or elsewhere in the state may think that they don’t need a lawyer…
  • Sep 23

    Constitutional Rights In Custody

    Constitutional Rights In Custody
    It’s easy to feel powerless while you are in custody. Whether you have just been arrested and are awaiting arraignment, are awaiting trial or have been imprisoned after a conviction, you are not powerless. The Constitution still…
  • Sep 20

    Binge Drinking and DUI Charges in Las Vega

    Binge Drinking and DUI Charges in Las Vega
    Binge drinking is a problem in Nevada. It seems to be a particular issue for Las Vegas. It may occasionally be locals who indulge in this bad habit, but it’s more often visitors who have come here looking for a good time. Unfortunately,…
Rank this Week: 3560

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • Sep 25

    Deputy Accused of Raping Female Inmate

    Deputy Accused of Raping Female Inmate
    On Wednesday morning at the Century Regional Detention Facility in Lynwood, a female inmate approached a teaching instructor on the staff claiming she had been raped by a deputy during the night in the one of the jail dormitories. The woman…
  • Sep 20

    Softball Coach Accused of Lewd Acts with 10-Year-Old Girl

    Softball Coach Accused of Lewd Acts with 10-Year-Old Girl
    On Thursday, Glenn Thomas Kauffman was arrested after being accused of sexually assaulting two 10-year-old girls. He has resided in Orange County since 1981, and he currently lives in Laguna Nigel. 53-year-old Kauffman has been a financial…
  • Sep 18

    Marine Accused of Fatally Shooting Wife

    Marine Accused of Fatally Shooting Wife
    On Thursday, Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call from an undisclosed party reporting the need for a welfare check at Camp Pendleton. When they arrived they discovered the body of a 23-year-old mother of three in her Laguna Hills…
Rank this Week: 2695

Browning Law News Blog

Browning Law News Blog

Legal comments about the news. By Allen Browning.

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

    Judge Finds Teacher-Student Sexual Relationship Law Unconstitutional

    Judge Finds Teacher-Student Sexual Relationship Law Unconstitutional
    A judge in Alabama ruled that the law that barred teachers from having sexual relationships with students old enough to consent is unconstitutional. The legal consenting age in Alabama is 16. The law prohibits any school employee from having…
  • Sep 23

    10 Best Attorney

    10 Best Attorney
    Wow, what an honor!  I have been informed that I have been selected as being a member of one of the "Ten Best Law Firms in Idaho." I need only pay $295.00 and I get a nifty plaque just like the one pictured above, so I can put it up in…
  • Sep 21

    Moonshiners Get Caught on Facebook

    Moonshiners Get Caught on Facebook
    Bladen County sheriff's deputies caught a South Carolina man and woman attempting to sell moonshine across state lines and now they are facing multiple charges. Dillen Wright, 20, and Kaytee Nielsen, 26, were arrested following an undercover…
Rank this Week: 2332

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    OUI Marijuana and Field Sobriety Tests, Commonwealth v. Gerhardt

    OUI Marijuana and Field Sobriety Tests, Commonwealth v. Gerhardt
    OUI Marijuana On September 19, 2017 the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decided the case of Commonwealth v. Gerhardt, SJC – 11967. This dealt with the admissibility of field sobriety tests as they relate to operating a motor…
  • Jul 18

    Prosecutors Are Now Making Sex For a Fee Cases More Difficult to Defend

    Prosecutors Are Now Making Sex For a Fee Cases More Difficult to Defend
    Sex For a Fee Massachusetts In Massachusetts, soliciting a prostitute or the act of prostitution is a crime under G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. The statute has a variety of subsections that make a conviction for this crime punishable by up to ten…
  • May 23

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported
    Domestic Assault and Battery and Deportation Any experienced criminal defense attorney will tell you that if you charged with domestic assault and battery and you are not a citizen you are at risk of being deported. That risk has increased…
Rank this Week: 70

The Law Offices of John J. Zarych…

The Law Offices of John J. Zarych Legal Blog

Covers criminal law.

http://www.johnzarych.com/blog/
  • Sep 25

    Can you Face Criminal Charges for Sleeping Behind the Wheel in Atlantic City?

    Can you Face Criminal Charges for Sleeping Behind the Wheel in Atlantic City?
    As with most legal questions, the answer to this question is “it depends.” While sleeping in a car is not a crime, it can become a crime under certain situations. If you fall asleep while actively driving your car, that can lead…
  • Sep 25

    How Common are Car Accidents in NYC?

    How Common are Car Accidents in NYC?
    Car accidents seem incredibly common in New York City. You may encounter slowed or stopped traffic once or twice a week – on a good week – because of car accidents. However, with millions upon millions of people living in and…
  • Sep 20

    What “Drug Schedules” and How are they Determined in New Jersey?

    What “Drug Schedules” and How are they Determined in New Jersey?
    If you were charged with a drug crime, one of the most important aspects of how your case will turn-out is what “Schedule” the drug is on. Organizing drugs into Schedules began when the federal government passed the Controlled…
Rank this Week: 1267

In the Weeds

In the Weeds

Covers cannabis law and businesses. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://cannabislaw.foxrothschild.com/
  • Sep 25

    Lawsuit Filed Over Florida Medical Marijuana Law – Carve Out License for Black Farmer Alleged to Be Unconstitutional

    Lawsuit Filed Over Florida Medical Marijuana Law – Carve Out License for Black Farmer Alleged to Be Unconstitutional
    A lawsuit was recently filed which challenges the constitutionality of part of the Florida law implementing Amendment Two (medical marijuana).  A key part of the law was expanding the number of growing licenses that would be awarded to…
  • Sep 12

    ABA Panel Tackles Venture Investing in Cannabis Companie

    ABA Panel Tackles Venture Investing in Cannabis Companie
    Venture capital is playing a growing role in the country’s emerging legal cannabis industry. Attorneys Emily J. Yukich and Matthew R. Kittay of Fox Rothschild’s Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Practice…
  • Aug 24

    Medical Marijuana Developments in Florida for August 2017

    Medical Marijuana Developments in Florida for August 2017
    Florida continues to made forward progress on implementation of Amendment Two (medical marijuana) with additional licenses and dispensaries being approved or opened around the state. License News Three new licenses are being added in Florida.…
Rank this Week: 1522

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

https://aacriminallaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 25

    Young Lawyers Get Training In Child Abuse Response and Prevention

    Young Lawyers Get Training In Child Abuse Response and Prevention
    St. Paul’s Michell Hamline School of Law recently received a $2 million donation that will be used to fund a new program aimed at helping train young professionals in child abuse response and prevention. The “Zero Abuse…
  • Sep 20

    When Can I Talk To A Lawyer During A DUI Traffic Stop?

    When Can I Talk To A Lawyer During A DUI Traffic Stop?
    You have the right to an attorney during a criminal investigation, but at what point can you invoke this right? It’s not as cut and dry as you might think. Today, we’re going to explain when you can talk with a lawyer, and when…
  • Sep 19

    10 Factors That Influence Your Blood Alcohol Concentration

    10 Factors That Influence Your Blood Alcohol Concentration
    A number of clients who end up challenging a DUI charge argue that they didn’t believe that they were over the legal driving limit at the time they got behind the wheel. Calculating your BAC based solely on your height, weight and…
Rank this Week: 3287

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/
  • Sep 25

    Young Lawyers Get Training In Child Abuse Response and Prevention

    Young Lawyers Get Training In Child Abuse Response and Prevention
    St. Paul’s Michell Hamline School of Law recently received a $2 million donation that will be used to fund a new program aimed at helping train young professionals in child abuse response and prevention. The “Zero Abuse…
  • Sep 20

    When Can I Talk To A Lawyer During A DUI Traffic Stop?

    When Can I Talk To A Lawyer During A DUI Traffic Stop?
    You have the right to an attorney during a criminal investigation, but at what point can you invoke this right? It’s not as cut and dry as you might think. Today, we’re going to explain when you can talk with a lawyer, and when…
  • Sep 19

    10 Factors That Influence Your Blood Alcohol Concentration

    10 Factors That Influence Your Blood Alcohol Concentration
    A number of clients who end up challenging a DUI charge argue that they didn’t believe that they were over the legal driving limit at the time they got behind the wheel. Calculating your BAC based solely on your height, weight and…
Rank this Week: 495

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

The HMA Law Firm Blawg

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

http://www.hmalegal.com/blawg.html
  • Sep 25

    New Travel Ban Is Probably Legal

    New Travel Ban Is Probably Legal
    #MuslimBan 3.0 is out. I'm very concerned, because I think it's legal.I hope I'm wrong. And that doesn't mean don't resist. But this ban is different than the two prior ones.First - the affected countries are Chad, Iran, Libya, North…
  • Sep 5

    Some Legal Options During DACApolypse

    Some Legal Options During DACApolypse
    Some legal options for Dreamers to start thinking about during #DACApolypse.I preface this by saying don't let up advocacy and working with allies on the ground, and in the halls of Congress. Ultimately we need our leaders to act. But…
  • Sep 5

    The Slow Killing of DACA

    The Slow Killing of DACA
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of #DACA today. Here is what that means (based on info we have now):If you have never filed for DACA, it's too late, as of today. You'll have to find another way to stay. There may be…
Rank this Week: 4246

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 939

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

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

    A primer on conservative messaging for indigent defense reform

    A primer on conservative messaging for indigent defense reform
    At the Marshall Project, Alysia Santo has a story titled, "How conservatives learned to love free lawyers for the poor," telling the story of an Idaho legislator and conservative activist who successfully spearheaded indigent defense reforms…
  • Sep 23

    Public defender for appeals would reduce waste, increase efficiency, protect right

    Public defender for appeals would reduce waste, increase efficiency, protect right
    Lots of appeals in Texas' criminal-court system are filed pro se by people who lack representation, and often they make procedural errors that prevent the courts from ever considering the merits of their case. Here's an example.My podcast…
  • Sep 22

    Austin's police contract among worst in nation from accountability standpoint, says Campaign Zero cofounder

    Austin's police contract among worst in nation from accountability standpoint, says Campaign Zero cofounder
    Campaign Zero's Sam Sinyangwe was in town this week to lobby the Austin City Council for reforms in its meet and confer agreement, fresh off of being honored  at Forbes 30 Under 30 gathering (and trolling Warren Buffet on Twitter in…
Rank this Week: 48

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Sep 25

    Why You Should Never Post Accident Details on Social Media

    Why You Should Never Post Accident Details on Social Media
    In 21st Century society, we interact on social media without even thinking a lot of the time. It’s a great way to post pictures and to stay in touch with family and friends across the globe. However, you should never post accident…
  • Sep 22

    Three Things You Should Do After a Car Crash with Injurie

    Three Things You Should Do After a Car Crash with Injurie
    If you have never been in a car crash, you won’t know how stressful and difficult it can be. If you are in a car crash with injuries, the experience can be very traumatic. Often people who have been hurt in crashes don’t know what…
  • Sep 20

    Spinal Cord Injuries – The Difference Between Quadriplegia, Tetraplegia and Paraplegia

    Spinal Cord Injuries – The Difference Between Quadriplegia, Tetraplegia and Paraplegia
    Spinal cord injuries that involve the severing of the spinal cord are among the most serious injuries that can be sustained in a car, truck or a motorcycle accident. These injuries typically involve paralysis and long term medical care for…
Rank this Week: 1425

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

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

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Sep 25

    U.S. Supreme Court Preview: Carpenter v. United State

    U.S. Supreme Court Preview: Carpenter v. United State
    In June, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in Carpenter v. United States (No. 16-402) (docket here), a case involving the intersection of technology and the Fourth Amendment and application of the third-party doctrine to…
  • Sep 22

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Over the weekend a Georgia Tech student was shot and killed by a campus police officer in a tragic incident that set off protests on the school’s campus this week.  21-year-old student Scout Schultz was shot by 23-year-old campus…
  • Sep 21

    G.S. 90-96(a) Is Mandatory Unless both the Judge and the State Say No

    G.S. 90-96(a) Is Mandatory Unless both the Judge and the State Say No
    I wrote a post in July asking whether conditional discharge under G.S. 90-96(a) is discretionary or mandatory for a consenting defendant. A case decided this week offers some clarification. The prior post, here, walked through the recent…
Rank this Week: 923

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    Debate: The DC Court of Appeals Was Wrong, Stingrays Shouldn’t Require A Warrant

    Debate: The DC Court of Appeals Was Wrong, Stingrays Shouldn’t Require A Warrant
    Ed. Note: Following the District of Columbia Court of Appeals decision in Jones v. United States, holding that the use of a “Stingray” cellsite simulator required a warrant under the Fourth Amendment, Chris Seaton and Andrew King…
  • Sep 25

    Debate: Stingrays Aren’t Third Parties; Get A Warrant

    Debate: Stingrays Aren’t Third Parties; Get A Warrant
    Ed. Note: Following the District of Columbia Court of Appeals decision in Jones v. United States, holding that the use of a “Stingray” cellsite simulator required a warrant under the Fourth Amendment, Chris Seaton and Andrew King…
  • Sep 25

    The Cross Complaint

    The Cross Complaint
    Among the great many issues that are “literally horrifying” about the changes to Title IX campus sex tribunal guidance, one of the most unseemly is that the accused may be given the right to cross-examine the accuser.…
Rank this Week: 59

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

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

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Sep 25

    Financial Information in Divorces: Being Skeptical

    Financial Information in Divorces: Being Skeptical
    Tracy talks with Miles Mason, JD, CPA about some of the common financial lies told by spouses during divorce.
  • Sep 21

    Net Worth Method of Proof: Calculating Income in Divorce Case

    Net Worth Method of Proof: Calculating Income in Divorce Case
    In divorce cases, forensic accountants can use the “net worth method of proof” to calculate income. This is used to search for hidden or unreported income. Rather than simply taking a spouse’s word for it that his or her…
  • Sep 18

    How to Commit Fraud and Get Away With It

    How to Commit Fraud and Get Away With It
    If a fraud is worth committing, it’s worth committing right. A little extra effort in the commission of a fraud can go a long way toward profiting from it as long as possible. Follow these recommended steps to increase your chances of…
Rank this Week: 84

Neal Davis Criminal Defense Law…

Neal Davis Criminal Defense Law Blawg

Shares local Houston court news, law updates, and recent criminal cases in the news.

http://www.nealdavislaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 25

    Harris County Sex Sting Focuses on Prostitution “Johns”

    Harris County Sex Sting Focuses on Prostitution “Johns”
    Law enforcement officers in the Houston area recently engaged in a massive sex sting for prostitution “johns” or clients, arresting around 250 such persons in a sustained crackdown. It was part of a national yearly operation…
  • Sep 17

    When an Aggressive Texas DWI Defense Lawyer is Needed

    When an Aggressive Texas DWI Defense Lawyer is Needed
    Police in Texas are aggressively cracking down on DWI (driving while intoxicated) cases, as are judges and prosecutors. If you or a loved one has been arrested for DWI, you need a lawyer who’s even more aggressive – for you and…
  • Sep 10

    Child Trafficking Sex Sting Hits Galveston Area

    Child Trafficking Sex Sting Hits Galveston Area
    Authorities in a sex sting operation have arrested a dozen persons and charged them with sex crimes which involve child sex trafficking in the Galveston area. The U.S. Department of Justice says the defendants — three women and nine men…
Rank this Week: 1038

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/
  • Sep 25

    Harris County Sex Sting Focuses on Prostitution “Johns”

    Harris County Sex Sting Focuses on Prostitution “Johns”
    Law enforcement officers in the Houston area recently engaged in a massive sex sting for prostitution “johns” or clients, arresting around 250 such persons in a sustained crackdown. It was part of a national yearly operation…
  • Sep 17

    When an Aggressive Texas DWI Defense Lawyer is Needed

    When an Aggressive Texas DWI Defense Lawyer is Needed
    Police in Texas are aggressively cracking down on DWI (driving while intoxicated) cases, as are judges and prosecutors. If you or a loved one has been arrested for DWI, you need a lawyer who’s even more aggressive – for you and…
  • Sep 10

    Child Trafficking Sex Sting Hits Galveston Area

    Child Trafficking Sex Sting Hits Galveston Area
    Authorities in a sex sting operation have arrested a dozen persons and charged them with sex crimes which involve child sex trafficking in the Galveston area. The U.S. Department of Justice says the defendants — three women and nine men…
Rank this Week: 1486

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • Sep 25

    Checking the Government’s Deception Through Public Employee Speech

    Checking the Government’s Deception Through Public Employee Speech
    Heidi Kitrosser, The Special Value of Public Employee Speech, 2015 Sup. Ct. Rev. 301 (2016).Helen NortonSuppose the United States elected a president with authoritarian tendencies. Imagine that the president regularly attacked and undermined…
  • Sep 22

    Contracting for the Public Good

    Contracting for the Public Good
    Patience A. Crowder, Impact Transaction: Lawyering for the Public Good through Collective Impact Agreements, 49 Ind. L. Rev. 621 (2016).Eboni NelsonAlthough contracts may not immediately come to mind when one considers measures by which to…
  • Sep 21

    An Empirical Window into Retrospective Review

    An Empirical Window into Retrospective Review
    Wendy Wagner, William West, Thomas McGarity & Lisa Peters, Dynamic Rulemaking, 92 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 183 (2017), available at SSRN.Christopher WalkerRetrospective review remains a hot topic in administrative law. The Administrative Conference…
Rank this Week: 511

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

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

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Sep 25

    Immigrant Sues Over Arrest, Saying He was Wrongly Placed in Gang Database

    Immigrant Sues Over Arrest, Saying He was Wrongly Placed in Gang Database
    Detainers by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are controversial enough at the best of times. However, one ICE detainee is suing over his arrest claiming he was wrongly placed in a gang database. Attorneys for Wilmer Catalan-Ramirez…
  • Sep 23

    Trump’s Travel Ban – What the Supreme Court Must Consider

    Trump’s Travel Ban – What the Supreme Court Must Consider
    President Donald Trump’s Travel Ban is heading to the Supreme Court in October after months of legal hearings. It is likely to be one of the most important cases the new look Supreme Court will decide. In June, the highest… Read…
  • Sep 22

    USCIS Adds Restrictions Concerning Computer Programmers Qualifying for H-1B Visa

    USCIS Adds Restrictions Concerning Computer Programmers Qualifying for H-1B Visa
    The H1-B immigration program has been in the news in recent months due to proposals to change it. We also see less sweeping amendments. For instance, in March, U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a policy memorandum,…
Rank this Week: 3318

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

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

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Sep 24

    Gerry Spence wins trials by embracing & revealing his entire self

    Gerry Spence wins trials by embracing & revealing his entire self
    Great lawyer Gerry Spence wins trials by embracing and revealing his entire self, warts, fears, vision, astounding ability, oration, and all. For the entire month of August 1995, I was in Wyoming at the then one-year-old Trial Lawyers…
  • Sep 24

    Diplomacy must trump Trump’s bellicose tweets – and athletes are free to kneel

    Diplomacy must trump Trump’s bellicose tweets – and athletes are free to kneel
    Donald Trump as president is a sad reality. He was never fit to sit in the White House. He made his money despite his perpetual thin-skinned, undiplomatic name-calling immaturity. Many talented non-Trump-admirers have joined Trump's…
  • Sep 22

    Virginia criminal lawyer on the gamble of contested sentencing

    Virginia criminal lawyer on the gamble of contested sentencing
    Contested sentencing in Virginia is a gamble. Unless the criminal defendant and prosecutor enter a plea deal involving an agreed sentence that binds the judge, the only sentencing guarantee is that the judge is prohibited from sentencing…
Rank this Week: 1229

Pendleton Judicial Training…

Pendleton Judicial Training Updates

The official repository of the "Minnesota Judicial Training Updates," which provides judicial tips for judges and attorneys.

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

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?

    EXPOSING IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS DURING JURY SELECTION…HOW?
      Attorneys, judges and jurors all want to see themselves as fair, equitable, and rational, yet studies show that despite our best intentions none of us are free from bias. Implicit bias refers to unconsciously held biases that do not…
  • Jul 24

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW

    TEN TIPS THAT EVERY NEW ATTORNEY SHOULD KNOW
    PERSONAL UPDATE: I woke up this morning realizing that it had been 6 months since my last post. One of the drawbacks to the aging process is that time seems to pass so much faster than when we were younger. … Continue reading →
  • Jan 15

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip

    The “Rule of Primacy”, The Cornerstone to Effective Trial Advocacy: Plus Some Bonus Acting Tip
    RULE OF PRIMACY: Following the “Rule of Primacy” is one of the easiest (yet most overlooked) ways for attorneys to improve their trial performance. If you’re a young attorney with aspirations of becoming the next Clarence…
Rank this Week: 1925

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 24

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Not Keen on Gray Primer - Hernandez Martinez and the New(ish) Illegal Reentry Guideline

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Not Keen on Gray Primer - Hernandez Martinez and the New(ish) Illegal Reentry Guideline
     The Ninth finds a little light, amongst the gray.United States v. Hernandez Martinez, 2017 WL 4080481 (9thCir. Sept. 15, 2017), decision available here.Players: Decision by Judge Ikuta, joined by Judges W. Fletcher and DJ Barker. Nice…
  • Sep 20

    Browning v. Baker, No. 15-99002…

    Browning v. Baker, No. 15-99002 (9-20-17)(Gould w/Wardlaw; dissent by Callahan).  The 9th gave habeas relief in this Nevada capital matter. The 9th found that in a prosecution for a robbery and murder in a Las Vegas jewelry store, the…
  • Sep 17

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Seals the Deal - Doe and Closed Dockets for 5K Sentencing

    Case o' The Week: Ninth Seals the Deal - Doe and Closed Dockets for 5K Sentencing
      “Snitches get stitchessealed dockets.” United States v. John Doe, 2017 WL 3996799 (9thCir. Sept. 12, 2017), opinion available here. Players: Decision by Judge Christen, (mostly) joined by Judge Watford and DJ…
Rank this Week: 581

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Sep 24

    E-Privacy Verordnung: EU-Rat veröffentlicht Ergänzungs- und Änderungsvorschläge

    E-Privacy Verordnung: EU-Rat veröffentlicht Ergänzungs- und Änderungsvorschläge
    Der Rat der Europäischen Union (EU-Rat) veröffentlichte vor kurzem Ergänzungs- und Änderungsvorschläge zum Entwurf der E-Privacy Verordnung der EU-Kommission. Der EU-Rat äusserte sich darin u.a. zu Art. 8, Art. 9…
  • Sep 24

    Erste Reaktionen auf den Entwurf zum Datenschutzgesetz (E-DSG)

    Erste Reaktionen auf den Entwurf zum Datenschutzgesetz (E-DSG)
    Am 15. September 2017 wurde der Entwurf zum schweizerischen Datenschutzgesetz (E-DSG) veröffentlicht. Zwischenzeitlich liegen erste Reaktionen verschiedener Verbände bzw. Medienberichte vor; einige davon können mittels…
  • Sep 16

    Entwurf zum Datenschutzgesetz (E-DSG) veröffentlicht

    Entwurf zum Datenschutzgesetz (E-DSG) veröffentlicht
    Gemäss Medienmitteilung vom 15. September 2017 hat das Eidgenössische Justiz- und Polizeidepartement (EJPD) den Entwurf zum Datenschutzgesetz (E-DSG) veröffentlicht.Auf den ersten Blick sind u.a. folgende Punkte im E-DSG…
Rank this Week: 372

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Minneapolis Criminal Law News

Covers Minnesota criminal law topics. By Thomas Gallagher.

http://minneapoliscriminallawyer.liberty-lawyer.com
Rank this Week: 4381