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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/
  • Sep 22

    MARCO SIFUENTES Y LA HERMOSURA DE LA MUJER

    MARCO SIFUENTES Y LA HERMOSURA DE LA MUJER
    MARCO SIFUENTES Y LA HERMOSURA DE LA MUJER http://elcomercio.pe/opinion/columnistas/ministro-hermoso-marco-sifuentes-noticia-460032  “Ojalá esas conductas, que vemos normales en esas generaciones mayores, no se repitan…
  • Sep 21

    SIGRID BAZAN y el MACHISMO

    SIGRID BAZAN y el MACHISMO
    http://larepublica.pe/politica/1100603-no-te-entiendo-ppk La autora del artículo para mí es una muñequita por la delicadeza de sus formas de las que toda mujer goza pero en ella en particular para mis "libidinoso ojos"…
  • Sep 20

    MÉXICO; TODA SOLIDARIDAD ES INSUFICIENTE

    MÉXICO; TODA SOLIDARIDAD ES INSUFICIENTE
    LAMENTO, como todos y cada uno de los peruanos lo sucedido en vuestra Patria amigos mexicanos, se que de poco ha de servir para tanto sufrimiento y tantas muertes. Reciban de mi parte y todos mis compatriotas un inmenso abrazo y las…
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Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 76

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Sep 22

    Shouting Down Jim Comey

    Shouting Down Jim Comey
    Readers may remember my mentioning that Jim Comey and I were AUSA's together in the Nineties.  I have a high regard for his integrity, even while questioning his judgment and effectiveness in the investigation of Hillary Clinton's…
  • Sep 22

    A Black Life that Didn't Matter

    A Black Life that Didn't Matter
    The Washington Post reports (emphasis added):Zaire Kelly was returning home from a college prep course and was less than 300 feet from his front door when authorities said a man tried to rob him along a footpath in a small park...
  • Sep 22

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Court Denies Murderer's Appeal:  After nearly ten years of review, a county judge in Colorado has rejected the appeal of triple-murderer Sir Mario Owens.  John Ingold of the Denver Post reports that while the judge, in a 1,343-page…
Rank this Week: 4200

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Sep 22

    Miller on Reciprocal Immunity

    Miller on Reciprocal Immunity
    Colin Miller (University of South Carolina School of Law) has posted Reciprocal Immunity on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A defendant is charged with using extortionate means to collect a loan. Two brothers give statements to the FBI. One…
  • Sep 22

    "Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations"

    "Betsy DeVos Reverses Obama-era Policy on Campus Sexual Assault Investigations"
    From The New York Times: The rules, a sharp break from the Obama administration’s directives, will now permit colleges and universities to raise their evidence requirements to a “clear and convincing standard” of proof. The Obama…
  • Sep 22

    Holden on Gambling and Virtual Currencie

    Holden on Gambling and Virtual Currencie
    John T. Holden (Florida State University) has posted Trifling and Gambling with Virtual Money (UCLA Entertainment Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Gambling, in particular sports gambling, is one of the most pervasive…
Rank this Week: 504

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 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…
  • Sep 18

    Texas Town Makes It an Offense for a Child to Witness an Assault

    Texas Town Makes It an Offense for a Child to Witness an Assault
      The habitual exposure of children to violence in one Texas town has led the city council to make an assault in the presence of a child a criminal offense. The city council in Burleson near Fort Worth passed an ordinance with the…
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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 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…
  • Sep 18

    Texas Town Makes It an Offense for a Child to Witness an Assault

    Texas Town Makes It an Offense for a Child to Witness an Assault
      The habitual exposure of children to violence in one Texas town has led the city council to make an assault in the presence of a child a criminal offense. The city council in Burleson near Fort Worth passed an ordinance with the…
Rank this Week: 2128

This Week's Florida Appeals Court…

This Week's Florida Appeals Court Decisions

Provides a summary of selected civil and criminal cases. By Carlton Fields.

https://www.carltonfields.com/florida-appeals-court-decisions/
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Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

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

    Can a DUI Lawyer Help?

    Can a DUI Lawyer Help?
    So you got pulled over and the police officer smelled alcohol. He asked you to take a bunch of tests on the side of the road and the next thing you know you’re wearing handcuffs and in the back of a police car. You’re at the…
  • Sep 22

    Why Get a Lawyer For a Car Accident?

    Why Get a Lawyer For a Car Accident?
    If you’ve been injured in a car accident you may have a lot of questions. One of the most common questions is: Why to get a lawyer for a car accident? A car accident can be one of the most traumatic experiences you go through in your…
  • Sep 22

    Noah’s Law: What is Noah’s Law in Maryland?

    Noah’s Law: What is Noah’s Law in Maryland?
    Noah’s law is named after former Montgomery County police officer Noah Leotta. Officer Leotta was 24 years old when he was working a DUI special task force in Montgomery County Maryland on December 3, 2015. Officer Leotta was in the…
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Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3928

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/
  • 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…
  • Sep 21

    Innocence Blog Q&A with Innocence Ambassador John Mulaney

    Innocence Blog Q&A with Innocence Ambassador John Mulaney
    Comedian and raconteur John Mulaney is renowned for his colorful storytelling and caricatures. From playing one-half of a wry, geriatric couple in his recent Broadway hit Oh, Hello alongside friend and fellow comedian Nick Kroll, The…
Rank this Week: 1813

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

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

    Massachusetts Changes its Felony Murder Doctrine for the Better

    Massachusetts Changes its Felony Murder Doctrine for the Better
    One fall evening in 2009, four men met up at one Timothy Brown’s apartment.  They had earlier been driving around together when two of them, Hernandez and Hill, decided to rob two women at gunpoint.  Hernandez, who had…
  • Sep 7

    Title IX and Sexual Assault on College Campuses: Back to School Edition

    Title IX and Sexual Assault on College Campuses: Back to School Edition
    Whether you are heading off to your first year of college, or are returning for your fourth (or sixth, or ninth) year of higher education, you are likely aware that sexual assault prevention is a big issue on college and university campuses…
  • Aug 18

    BPD Attempts to Intimidate College Students Ahead of Rally, But Students Should be Able to Peacefully Protest

    BPD Attempts to Intimidate College Students Ahead of Rally, But Students Should be Able to Peacefully Protest
    Yesterday, Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans sent a message of warning to Boston-area college students ahead of a planned “Free Speech” rally and numerous counter-protests. He told college students “please act in a…
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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 22

    TDCJ ends solitary confinement as punishment, and other storie

    TDCJ ends solitary confinement as punishment, and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends that merit Grits readers' attention while mine is focused elsewhere:TDCJ is ending the use of solitary confinement as punishment, and the number of people in ad-seg overall continues to drop precipitously. "Before…
  • Sep 20

    Texas yet to 'turn the page' on police reform, and other storie

    Texas yet to 'turn the page' on police reform, and other storie
    Lets's clear out Grits' browser tabs with a quick roundup of stories about policing which deserve Grits readers' attention:Texas hasn't 'turned the page' on police reform just yetFirst, The Crime Report had an interview with Texas state…
  • Sep 17

    Reasonably Suspicious: Listen to the podcast, join us for our Launch Party!

    Reasonably Suspicious: Listen to the podcast, join us for our Launch Party!
    After several months of working out the kinks in a soft launch, Just Liberty's Reasonably Suspicious podcast now is up and running on numerous platforms - iTunes, Google Play, YouTube, SoundCloud, etc..  Please subscribe and give it a…
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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: 144

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
  • Sep 22

    Interesting look at women of color in the marijuana industry

    Interesting look at women of color in the marijuana industry
    This new Pacific Standard piece, with the sub-headline "Women across the country are working to build economic empowerment in the fledgling legal marijuana industry for people of color," covers topics I consider quite important for…
  • Sep 21

    AG Sessions' latest (measured?) comments on marijuana legalization

    AG Sessions' latest (measured?) comments on marijuana legalization
    Tom Angell has this Forbes report on the latest comments by Attorney General Jeff Sessions concerning marijuana reform. The piece's headline, "Jeff Sessions Slams Marijuana Legalization (Again)," strikes me as more alarming than…
  • Sep 19

    Massachusetts top court addresses challenging issues surrounding marijuana and proof of impaired driving

    Massachusetts top court addresses challenging issues surrounding marijuana and proof of impaired driving
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court this morning issued a unanimous opinion in Commonwealth v. Gerhardt, No. SJC-11967 (Mass. Sept. 19, 2017) (available here), which addresses matters of proof of marijuana-impaired driving. This Boston…
Rank this Week: 2396

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense law issues and topics. Published by Southern California criminal defense law corporation, Wallin & Klarich.

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

    California Moves to Protect Immigrants in Court

    California Moves to Protect Immigrants in Court
    Earlier this year, under President Trump’s aggressive immigration policies, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents began keeping a watchful eye on people coming in and out of courthouses, seizing an opportunity to detain…
  • Sep 13

    California Could Copy Kentucky to Overhaul Bail System

    California Could Copy Kentucky to Overhaul Bail System
    After you are arrested, the court will typically assign bail. Bail is a monetary payment made by the defendant in order to be released from custody while the case is pending. The money is held by the court as a way to ensure the defendant…
  • Sep 13

    What We Learned from the 2016 California State Crime Report

    What We Learned from the 2016 California State Crime Report
    The California Department of Justice recently released its annual report on crimes. For the year 2016, several notable trends were spotted. Here is a look at some of the important statistics in the report. Violent Crime Increased for the…
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Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

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

    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…
  • Sep 18

    Charged with Stalking in MA? – Here’s What you Need to Know.

    Charged with Stalking in MA? – Here’s What you Need to Know.
    Stalking and harassment crimes generally involve two people who know each other, often intimately. For this reason, when a person is facing charges for stalking or criminal harassment, he may have been unaware that his behavior had crossed…
Rank this Week: 431

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

Covers Kentucky family, criminal and business law. By Gatlin Voelker, PLLC.

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

    What are 3 reasons why I should create estate plans today?

    What are 3 reasons why I should create estate plans today?
    You may not think that having a will and estate plans are all that important. According to USA Today, you are not alone; 15 percent of Americans do not feel they need estate plans and 27 percent of them are not...
  • Sep 15

    Can unpaid child support interfere with tax refunds?

    Can unpaid child support interfere with tax refunds?
    If you are required to pay child support, you could find yourself facing an array of financial problems that make it difficult to stay current. For example, you might have lost your job or been through an unexpected accident that...
  • Sep 9

    How can I protect my business from divorce?

    How can I protect my business from divorce?
    Before you file your divorce papers in Fort Mitchell, think about how it can affect your business. If you are not careful, you could risk everything you have worked so hard for to a spouse who contributed considerably less or...
Rank this Week: 1888

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

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

    Forgery, Theft by Unlawful Taking and Tamper with/Fabricate Physical Evidence

    Forgery, Theft by Unlawful Taking and Tamper with/Fabricate Physical Evidence
    This post examines a recent decision from the Superior Court of Pennsylvania: Commonwealth v. Aponte, 2017 WL 4118438 (2017).  The court begins the opinion by explaining how and why the prosecution was brought:Appellant, Luz Enid Aponte,…
  • Sep 21

    First Degree Perjury, Attempt to Influence a Public Servant and Tracing IP Addresse

    First Degree Perjury, Attempt to Influence a Public Servant and Tracing IP Addresse
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Colorado Court of Appeals – Division III: People v. Garrison, 2017 WL 3431820 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining that thecommon knowledge and experience of an ordinary person…
  • Sep 15

    The Judge, the Email and “Violating a Criminal Protection Order”

    The Judge, the Email and “Violating a Criminal Protection Order”
    This post examines an opinion issued by the Presiding Disciplinary Judge of the Supreme Court of Colorado: People v. Lesuer, 2017 WL 3588713. The opinion begins by explaining that thePresiding Disciplinary Judge approved the parties'…
Rank this Week: 88

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

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

    Short Take: 1000 Journalists Named Timmy

    Short Take: 1000 Journalists Named Timmy
    We need reporters. Without them, we’re blind as to what’s happening in the world writ large. Or not writ at all, which is the problem. But with dead-tree media dying (if not dead and now searching the nation in search of brains…
  • Sep 22

    The Simple Lawyer’s Guide To Getting Shot

    The Simple Lawyer’s Guide To Getting Shot
    There are many websites providing deep insight into how lawyers can be wildly successful and gain extraordinary wealth by this one cool trick. The Puddle has made a business of it, as a new potential reader is born every minute. For the most…
  • Sep 22

    The Black Student’s Burden In California

    The Black Student’s Burden In California
    In an unsurprising knee-jerk reaction to the DeVos Department of Education’s anticipated undoing of Catherine Lhamon’s radical shift in Title IX campus sex adjudications, California has decided to bring it to kindergartners. At…
Rank this Week: 287

Robert M. Helfend Blog

Robert M. Helfend Blog

Updates on local Los Angeles criminal cases and an analysis of legal issues that reside within them.

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

    Identity Theft Takes Center Stage

    Identity Theft Takes Center Stage
    Last week’s news that the Equifax hack has identity theft on center stage. The “big-three” credit bureau allegedly lost the identity records of nearly 150 million people. The hack dwarfs previous data theft cases, and also…
  • Sep 20

    Domestic Violence Restraining Order Dropped

    Domestic Violence Restraining Order Dropped
    Media outlets report that the courts have dropped a domestic violence restraining order against reality television star Rob Kardashian. Angela Reneé White, who performs under the stage name Blac Chyna, sought the restraining order…
  • Sep 18

    Burbank DUI Suspect Faces Vehicular Manslaughter Charge

    Burbank DUI Suspect Faces Vehicular Manslaughter Charge
    A Burbank man suspected of DUIwill face one count of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. He also faces one count of driving under the influence of a drug causing injury. The man allegedly struck a pedestrian on her way to work at…
Rank this Week: 2079

Aggressive Criminal Defense Blog

Aggressive Criminal Defense Blog

By Kronzek & Cronkright, PLLC.

https://aggressivecriminaldefense.com/blog.html
  • Sep 22

    Does Juror Misconduct Happen More Often Than We Thought? (Part 2)

    Does Juror Misconduct Happen More Often Than We Thought? (Part 2)
      Welcome back and thanks for joining us again here at The Kronzek Firm. In our previous article on juror misconduct we talked about consulting company DOAR‘s revolutionary new study into juror misconduct, and what jurors had…
  • Sep 21

    Does Juror Misconduct Happen More Often Than We Thought? (Part 1)

    Does Juror Misconduct Happen More Often Than We Thought? (Part 1)
      In our previous article we talked about a trial that took place recently in the Ingham County Circuit Court, but ended in a mistrial the next day due to jury misconduct. Which brings us to the subject of jury misconduct itself, and…
  • Sep 20

    Mistrial Declared in Doctor’s Fraud Case: Was Juror Misconduct The Reason?

    Mistrial Declared in Doctor’s Fraud Case: Was Juror Misconduct The Reason?
        A mistrial has been declared in the case of Dr. Demian Naguib, a doctor formerly practicing in Port Huron, Michigan. Dr. Naguib’s trial began on Monday, in the Ingham County Circuit Court. But by mid morning the very next…
Rank this Week: 3617

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • 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…
  • Sep 18

    How Defensive Driving Can Protect You on the Roads of Georgia

    How Defensive Driving Can Protect You on the Roads of Georgia
    Defensive driving is a technique that helps drivers protect themselves from accidents. Rather than being reactive, if you are more proactive and look out for hazards in advance you are less likely to be involved in an accident. Defensive…
Rank this Week: 2400

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 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…
  • Sep 20

    Limitations on the Business Case for Diversity

    Limitations on the Business Case for Diversity
    Jamillah Bowman Williams, Breaking Down Bias: Legal Mandates vs. Corporate Interests, Wash. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017), available on SSRN.Marcia L. McCormickThose working in antidiscrimination law are well-versed in the central role that the…
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FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
Rank this Week: 845

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 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…
  • Sep 20

    Serial, Cell Site Location Information, and Experts . . . on a Wednesday

    Serial, Cell Site Location Information, and Experts . . . on a Wednesday
    It’s not Thursday, but I’m going to throw it back a few years to 2014. Like the rest of the nerds I know, I became obsessed that year with the podcast Serial. The first season of that podcast chronicled the prosecution of Adnan…
Rank this Week: 3273

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

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

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • 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,…
  • Sep 21

    Does Trump’s ‘Hire American’ Executive Order Impact Immigration Law?

    Does Trump’s ‘Hire American’ Executive Order Impact Immigration Law?
    In April, President Donald Trump issued his Hire American immigration order. The order issued on April 18 was called Buy American and Hire American. Although the executive order does not directly impact immigration law, it could have a longer…
  • Sep 20

    H1-B Petitions Fall But Still Exceed the Cap

    H1-B Petitions Fall But Still Exceed the Cap
    The cap for H1-B petitions was reached again quickly in April. However, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) saw petitions fall to the lowest figure in five years. The cap for skilled worker visas was reached on April 7…
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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 21

    A cop needs probable cause to say s/he will search

    A cop needs probable cause to say s/he will search
    A cop needs probable cause to say s/he will search a suspect or the suspect's property. If the suspect responds by consenting to a search, handing over contraband or telling where the contraband will be found, the Defendant may still…
  • Sep 19

    How to remain powerfully calm on the road to courtroom victory

    How to remain powerfully calm on the road to courtroom victory
    No matter how often I discuss techniques for remaining powerfully calm on the way to courtroom victory, the topic needs to be revisited and crystallized occasionally. I still have some clients who tell me about the sleep they lose…
  • Sep 15

    Arrested undocumented & deportable people make ICE’s job easier

    Arrested undocumented & deportable people make ICE’s job easier
    Arrested undocumented and deportable people make ICE's deportation job easier, because jail authorities in Virginia and beyond give access to immigration authorities about non-United States citizen detainees. The post Arrested undocumented…
Rank this Week: 1435

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal defense.

http://gregoryandwaldo.com/blog/
  • Sep 21

    What Is Double Jeopardy?

    What Is Double Jeopardy?
    The post What Is Double Jeopardy? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. Outside of the entertainment world, is there really such a thing as double jeopardy? The answer is yes; there really is. However, despite what you may have…
  • Aug 30

    I Was Hit by a Car While Cycling

    I Was Hit by a Car While Cycling
    The post I Was Hit by a Car While Cycling appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. It started out as a wonderful day for a bike ride. Now, your bike lies broken at the side of the road, and you lie broken in an ambulance. Accidents…
  • Aug 17

    Pedestrian Rights in Nevada

    Pedestrian Rights in Nevada
    The post Pedestrian Rights in Nevada appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. While every Nevada pedestrian does have rights, they may not be exactly what people believe. To make matters worse, not all drivers are entirely certain…
Rank this Week: 591

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 21

    Final Update: Crash Eastbound On I84 Near Black Canyon Blocking

    Final Update: Crash Eastbound On I84 Near Black Canyon Blocking
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Sep 21

    Update: Crash Eastbound On I84 Near Black Canyon Blocking

    Update: Crash Eastbound On I84 Near Black Canyon Blocking
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
  • Sep 21

    Crash Eastbound On I84 Near Black Canyon Blocking

    Crash Eastbound On I84 Near Black Canyon Blocking
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 880

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    THE WAR ON DRUGS IN CALIFORNIA

    THE WAR ON DRUGS IN CALIFORNIA
    PORTUGAL’S DRUG POLICY IS WORKING As the “War on Drugs” threatens to heat up, we might ask our current administration to take a step back and consider Portugal. In 2001, Portugal decriminalized all drugs—yes,…
  • Sep 20

    Equifax Breach: A Cybercrime That Affected…

    Equifax Breach: A Cybercrime That Affected Millions of Americans You have probably heard about the Equifax breach by now. As far as identity theft crimes goes, this was a big one. An estimated 143 million people in the United States may have…
  • Sep 7

    ALTERNATIVE SENTENCING IN CALIFORNIA

    ALTERNATIVE SENTENCING IN CALIFORNIA
    Fire season is upon us and Firefighter Crew 13-3 is ready to swing into action. But Crew 13-3 isn’t the firefighting crew you imagine. Crew 13-3 is an inmate firefighting crew, stationed in Malibu, is one of many inmate crews stationed…
Rank this Week: 840

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

Orange County DUI Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.orangecountyduilawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    ALTERNATIVE DUI COURTS IN CALIFORNIA

    ALTERNATIVE DUI COURTS IN CALIFORNIA
    DUIs are unfortunately routine in the Orange County courts. Usually the offender is punished with license suspension and probation and required to attend DUI education classes. But DUIs are often a symptom of a deeper problem. Two alternative…
  • Sep 20

    CALIFORNIA DUI ARRESTS

    CALIFORNIA DUI ARRESTS
    EVEN POLICE OFFICERS, DISTRICT ATTORNEYS, AND JUDGES GET ARRESTED FOR DUI How can we explain all the people who should know better getting DUIs? Never mind the average driver, who should know better, what about the cops, the firefighters, the…
  • Sep 11

    Driving Under The Influence Of Marijuana In California

    Driving Under The Influence Of Marijuana In California
    IF YOU ARE HIGH, DON’T DRIVE Driving under the influence of marijuana is an evolving subject of concern to safety experts and law enforcement. Last week I wrote about the difficulties California and other states are having establishing…
Rank this Week: 3694

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 21

    D.C. Appeals Court Rules Sting-Ray Devices Unconstitutional

    D.C. Appeals Court Rules Sting-Ray Devices Unconstitutional
    The D.C. Court of Appeals has overturned the convictions of a man named Prince Jones because the police employed a "sting ray" (cell-site simulator) device without a warrant. The opinion is here. We agree with Mr. Jones that the…
  • Sep 21

    Insurers Balk at Republican Health Care Plan

    Insurers Balk at Republican Health Care Plan
    Does anyone not hate the proposed Republican health care bill? Major insurance companies joined the opposition to the bill today. The two major trade groups for insurers, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and America’s Health…
  • Sep 20

    Happy Rosh Hashanah and Open Thread

    Happy Rosh Hashanah and Open Thread
    Today is the beginning of the High Holy Days for those of the Jewish faith. The ten day period begins tonight at sundown with Rosh Hashanah (the new year), and ends in 10 days with Yom Kippur (day of atonement). The customary greeting…
Rank this Week: 3

New York Criminal Defense Blog

New York Criminal Defense Blog

Covers high-profile crimes and the NYS criminal system. By Arkady Bukh.

http://www.nyccriminallawyer.com/blog
  • Sep 21

    New York Police Release Body Camera Footage of Bronx Shooting

    New York Police Release Body Camera Footage of Bronx Shooting
    The New York Police Department has released body camera footage related to the standoff between the police and Miguel Richards, a 31 year old exchange student from Jamaica. The police repeatedly asked Richards what he had in his hand and even…
  • Sep 21

    Will The Most Hated Man In America Be “Loved” In Prison

    Will The Most Hated Man In America Be “Loved” In Prison
    Fun and games for Martin Shkreli are over. It’s impossible to say what may happen to Shkreli but everyone knows it won’t be fun.  The smug 34-year-old who jacked-up AIDS medicine, stole from investors and called Washington DC…
  • Sep 14

    New York Prosecutors Don’t Always Play By the Rule

    New York Prosecutors Don’t Always Play By the Rule
    Pushed by political dreams, ineptness or something else, prosecutors don't always follow the rules. When they ignore accepted “best practices”, justice is delayed. A legal maxim says “justice delayed is justice…
Rank this Week: 1031

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Sep 21

    Mission Creep for Mueller? What Mission Creep? His Charter is Boundless.

    Mission Creep for Mueller? What Mission Creep? His Charter is Boundless.
    I was on Tucker Carlson's show Tuesday night and he asked me whether Bob Mueller was guilty of "mission creep on a grand scale" by investigating "financial dealings going back some years." Presumably this was a reference…
  • Sep 16

    DOJ Considering Changes to Yates Memo

    DOJ Considering Changes to Yates Memo
    According to Reuters, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said on Thursday that there may be changes to the Yates Memo "in the near future." As discussed at length on this blog (see here, here, here, and here; see also here...
  • Aug 25

    Second Circuit Chills Joint Defense Communications in U.S. v. Krug.

    Second Circuit Chills Joint Defense Communications in U.S. v. Krug.
    In a remarkable opinion issued last Friday in United States v. Krug, the Second Circuit ruled that a courthouse hallway conversation between two co-defendants covered by the same Joint Defense Agreement, and overheard by a third covered…
Rank this Week: 2270

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law and DUI news. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Top UF Official Accused of Stealing Over $180K From University

    Top UF Official Accused of Stealing Over $180K From University
    A top University of Florida housing official has been charged with stealing more than $180,000 to buy $16,000 worth of lunches, nearly $45,000 in furniture and $37,000 more in electronics, a report shows. The 41-year-old senior director of UF…
  • Sep 13

    Nashville Woman Accused of Shooting Homeless Man after He Asked Her to Move Her Porsche

    Nashville Woman Accused of Shooting Homeless Man after He Asked Her to Move Her Porsche
    A woman was arrested and charged in the attempted murder of a homeless man in Nashville. Police claim the 26-year-old allegedly shot a 54-year-old homeless man Aug. 26 near Music Row. The man was critically wounded and is being treated at…
  • Aug 23

    Jupiter Doctor Accused of Practicing Medicine Without License

    Jupiter Doctor Accused of Practicing Medicine Without License
    A Jupiter man’s license to practice medicine was suspended in 2015 after he was allegedly found dispensing powerful pain medications to drug addicts, patients with mental-health issues and, in one case, a “morbidly obese”…
Rank this Week: 857

Michigan Criminal Attorneys Blog

Michigan Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers criminal law. By Hilf & Hilf, PLC.

https://www.michigancriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    Troy Ticket

    Troy Ticket
    May people have questions when they receive a ticket in from a police officer or in the mail.  The first question usually is how can the ticket be taken care of.  When tickets are issued the officer will indicate the…
  • Sep 4

    Retail Fraud Arraignment

    Retail Fraud Arraignment
    In Michigan once a ticket for Retail Fraud (also known as shoplifting or retail theft) is issued, or a criminal charge is filed (or sworn to) at the district court, the first court date is known as the arraignment.  There are…
  • Aug 22

    Michigan Center for Forensic Psychiatry

    Michigan Center for Forensic Psychiatry
    The Michigan Center for Forensic Psychiatry (also referred to as the Forensic Center) is located at 8303 Platt Road in Saline, Michigan 48176.  The Forensic Center performs several functions for the State of Michigan. The Forensic Center…
Rank this Week: 1876

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Idaho Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal law, DUI and civil rights. By Peterson Law Offices.

http://www.idahocriminaldefenselaw.com/
  • Sep 21

    Lawyer Prepare! Challenge Suggestive Lineups.

    Lawyer Prepare! Challenge Suggestive Lineups.
    The Idaho Supreme Court once again points out the importance of challenging line-up identifications whenever the issue arises. Many people do not understand how common such evidence is, or how often jurors rely on the identification as the…
  • Sep 19

    “So how do I get my record expunged?” Here’s help.

    “So how do I get my record expunged?” Here’s help.
    We receive daily inquires regarding the expungement of convictions, dismissing convictions, and reducing felony judgments to misdemeanors. Here are the Idaho options for someone who has completed probation. I hope this post helps…
  • May 31

    Most people accused of a crime are treated like criminals, that’s why we fight to protect your rights and keep you out of jail.

    Most people accused of a crime are treated like criminals, that’s why we fight to protect your rights and keep you out of jail.
    I saw it again the other morning in court – a young kid whose lawyer was paying little more than lip service in protecting his right to a fair and speedy trial. The truth is most people accused of a crime are treated like criminals,…
Rank this Week: 771

Conroe Criminal Lawyer Blog

Conroe Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Ron Voyles & Associates.

http://www.conroecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 21

    A View to a Wrongful Arrest

    A View to a Wrongful Arrest
    In the James Bond as 007 movie A View to a Kill, Christopher Walken plays the evil villain Max Zorin who poses as a wealthy race horse breeder. Playing the part of James Bond, Roger Moore drops into Zorin’s palatial estate under the…
  • Sep 7

    A Reliable Test for Marijuana Related DWI is Unlikely

    A Reliable Test for Marijuana Related DWI is Unlikely
    NPR and the Wall Street Journal are some of the many news agencies featuring op-ed articles on the problem states and even countries are facing with impaired driving as it relates to marijuana.  Although marijuana is still illegal in…
  • Aug 22

    Questions for Your Doctor After Your Car or Truck Accident- Part II

    Questions for Your Doctor After Your Car or Truck Accident- Part II
    Last week we started a new article on what to ask your doctor after you have been involved in an auto or truck accident.  We discussed your diagnosis and your treatment options.  But what happens when the conservative care…
Rank this Week: 1997

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 21

    Court clarifies Mathis is not a new rule

    Court clarifies Mathis is not a new rule
    The Court today denied a defendant's right to file a second or successive 28 U.S.C. section 2255 petition, confirming that the Supreme Court's decision in Mathis v. United States, 136 S. Ct.2243 (2016) did not create a new rule of law, but…
  • Sep 15

    Crazy or Cunning Like a Fox?

    Crazy or Cunning Like a Fox?
    Sovereign citizens and tax protestors—public defenders of have represented them all.  Some sovereign citizens may not explicitly identify themselves as such, but they firmly believe a bevy of unorthodox theoriesabout the U.S.…
  • Sep 14

    The Post-Hurst Hydra Loses a Head

    The Post-Hurst Hydra Loses a Head
    In Hurst v. Florida, the Supreme Court held that Florida’s death-penalty sentencing scheme unconstitutionally authorized judges to find facts necessary to impose a death sentence.  Under Florida’s unconstitutional system,…
Rank this Week: 1145

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/
  • Sep 21

    Join Attorney John B. Crotts at the NBI Seminar

    Join Attorney John B. Crotts at the NBI Seminar
    Join Attorney John B. Crotts, partner of King Law, in Asheville, NC on Monday, October 23rd as he presents at the NBI seminar, The Probate Process from Start to Finish. This seminar will cover everything from the initial filing, law of…
  • Sep 19

    So, You’re in a Lawsuit, What is “Discovery”?

    So, You’re in a Lawsuit, What is “Discovery”?
    In the state of South Carolina “discovery” is a pretrial process in which each party through the rules of civil procedure can obtain evidence from the other side. Even though engaging in discovery can add to the expense of a case,…
  • Sep 14

    Traffic Stops and the 4th Amendment

    Traffic Stops and the 4th Amendment
    When the framers of the constitution drafted the 4th amendment, it is safe to say they could not anticipate the invention of the automobile and certainly not their essential function in the daily life of Americans. Fortunately, the…
Rank this Week: 2261

Browning Law News Blog

Browning Law News Blog

Legal comments about the news. By Allen Browning.

http://abrowninglaw.blogspot.com/
  • 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…
  • Sep 19

    "Pranking" Parents get Probation

    "Pranking" Parents get Probation
    Michael and Heather Martin, the couple on the YouTube 'prank' channel DaddyOFive, were sentenced to years of probation due to child neglect. Their videos had them playing 'pranks' on their five children. The videos triggered outrage and…
  • Sep 11

    Prison Time for Former Boise Boatmaker's Ponzi Scheme

    Prison Time for Former Boise Boatmaker's Ponzi Scheme
    Prosecutors are asking that Christopher Bohnenkamp be sentenced to more than 5 years in prison, $3.2 million in restitution and $3.7 million forfeiture judgment. Bohnenkamp pleaded guilty in April to wire and bank fraud. He was aware…
Rank this Week: 1604

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: 56

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
  • Sep 21

    FAQs About Online Defamation

    FAQs About Online Defamation
    Online defamation is a huge problem nowadays. The Internet enables the average Joe to instantly post defamatory statements with only a few strokes of the keyboard, and we now have social media websites that are so deeply embedded in our…
  • Sep 21

    Workers’ Compensation for Construction Accident

    Workers’ Compensation for Construction Accident
    While any job site can hold the potential for on-the-job injuries, none are as dangerous as an active construction site. Each day, workers put their health and well being on the line working with hazardous materials and performing any number…
  • Sep 19

    What to Do and Not to Do When Firing an Employee in California

    What to Do and Not to Do When Firing an Employee in California
    Firing an employee is never a pleasant thing to do. Nonetheless, it is sometimes a necessary part of conducting business. When letting an employee go in California, there are a number of important legal considerations that employers should…
Rank this Week: 1889

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 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…
  • Sep 14

    Why Women Are Often at a Disadvantage in Divorce

    Why Women Are Often at a Disadvantage in Divorce
    In many divorces, women are at a significant disadvantage, especially when it comes to money. In many marriages, the husband has been the main breadwinner. He often controls the purse strings, and often knows much more about where money has…
Rank this Week: 32

Strafakte.de

Strafakte.de

German blawg from Hamburg about criminal law and criminal procedure.

http://www.strafakte.de
  • Sep 21

    StPO-Reform 2017: Änderungen im Ermittlungsverfahren

    StPO-Reform 2017: Änderungen im Ermittlungsverfahren
    Am 24. August 2017 ist das „Gesetz zur effektiveren und praxistauglicheren Ausgestaltung des Strafverfahrens“ in Kraft getreten. Diese StPO-Reform beschert uns neben starken Grundrechtseingriffen, wie der…
  • Jul 21

    Was wird aus dem Konfrontationsrecht?

    Was wird aus dem Konfrontationsrecht?
    Die Justizminister der Länder wollen prüfen, ob Videovernehmungen zur Vermeidung von Mehrfachvernehmungen bei möglichen Opfern von Sexualdelikten auch auf heranwachsende sowie erwachsene Personen ausgeweitet werden können.…
  • Apr 17

    Schlaflos in München

    Schlaflos in München
    Viele Strafverteidiger werben für ihre Dienstleistung mit Google AdWords – und auch das Schlagwort „Klickbetrug“ dürfte den Kollegen ein Begriff sein. Klickbetrug (eng. „Click Fraud“) meint das gezielte…
Rank this Week: 2193