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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: 325

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

Covers drunk driving laws, news and false evidence. By Lawrence Taylor.

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    New Report Suggests Lowering Legal Limit to 0.05 Percent BAC

    New Report Suggests Lowering Legal Limit to 0.05 Percent BAC
    It’s been a debate for some time now. Should the legal limit for how much alcohol someone can have in their system while driving be lowered from 0.08 percent to 0.05 percent?   The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and…
  • Jan 11

    Drunk Driving…A Drone

    Drunk Driving…A Drone
    As I’m sure you’re aware, the purpose behind DUI laws is to protect the public and drivers themselves from harm caused by an automobile driven while the driver was intoxicated. The same logic can be applied to vehicles other than…
  • Jan 7

    Recreational Marijuana Laws and the California DUI

    Recreational Marijuana Laws and the California DUI
    As predicted, California passed Proposition 64, otherwise known as The Adult Use of Marijuana Act, on November 8th 2016. This made it legal for people to possess and use marijuana recreationally in California. However, it wasn’t until…
Rank this Week: 1191

Defending People: The Tao of…

Defending People: The Tao of Criminal-Defense Trial Lawyering

Covers criminal defense law. By Mark Bennett.

http://blog.bennettandbennett.com/
  • Jan 18

    Hagstette at Nuremberg.

    Hagstette at Nuremberg.
    Harris County’s sixteen county criminal court (misdemeanor) judges have spent millions of dollars of taxpayer dollars defending, in federal court, their systematic denial of personal-recognizance bonds to indigent defendants. They…
  • Jan 17

    “Yes” Sets, Compliance Sets, and Cross-Examination

    “Yes” Sets, Compliance Sets, and Cross-Examination
    A compliance set is a series of instructions (three will do) that you give to your hypnosis subject to establish his physical compliance with your commands. They don’t have to be fancy, but they have to be things that your [...]
  • Jan 10

    Cargo-Cult Judging

    Cargo-Cult Judging
    The State may lawfully proscribe communicative conduct (i.e., the communication of ideas, opinions, and information) that invades the substantial privacy interests of another in an essentially intolerable manner.” Scott v. State, 322…
Rank this Week: 428

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 18

    My Life Now!

    My Life Now!
  • Jan 15

    New Oral Argument: New Mexico Supreme Court

    New Oral Argument: New Mexico Supreme Court
    Probably the most difficult oral argument I've heard yet from New Mexico's Supreme Court.The case needed to be appealed, and the Department of Health will win because they will get the remand they seek.However, it is a hearing that is…
  • Jan 14

    New Essential: Benched

    New Essential: Benched
    Judge Newman's book takes a look at the life of a federal court judge, and his viewpoints on numerous subjects that he has seen during that time.Over 20 suggested reforms of the criminal justice system.
Rank this Week: 342

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 1846

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Jan 18

    New research findings by computer scientists "cast significant doubt on the entire effort of algorithmic recidivism prediction"

    New research findings by computer scientists "cast significant doubt on the entire effort of algorithmic recidivism prediction"
    This notable new research article in the latest issue of Science Advances provides a notable new perspective on the debate over risk assessment instruments. The article is authored by computer scientists Julia Dressel and Hany Farid and is…
  • Jan 18

    Texas completes first execution of 2018

    Texas completes first execution of 2018
    As reported in this AP piece, headlined "'Tourniquet Killer' executed in Texas for 1992 strangling," the first execution of the year was completed in Texas this evening. Here is the story: Texas carried out the nation's first…
  • Jan 18

    "Rate My District Attorney: Toward a Scorecard for Prosecutors’ Offices"

    "Rate My District Attorney: Toward a Scorecard for Prosecutors’ Offices"
    The title of this post is the title of this notable new report recently released by the Stanford Criminal Justice Center and authored by Katherine Moy, Dennis Martin, and David Alan Sklansky. Here is its executive summary: Local prosecutor…
Rank this Week: 144

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • Jan 18

    Jilted Man Arrested for Sending Sexual Photos of Ex-Lover to Her Bo

    Jilted Man Arrested for Sending Sexual Photos of Ex-Lover to Her Bo
    A man who was reportedly seeking revenge on a woman that no longer wanted to continue a relationship with him was arrested after he allegedly distributed erotic pictures of her to her employer. Seminole County, Florida, resident Giuseppe…
  • Jan 17

    Perris Parents of 13 Arrested for Suspected Torture and Child Endangerment

    Perris Parents of 13 Arrested for Suspected Torture and Child Endangerment
    A Perris couple with thirteen children was taken into custody on Sunday when one of their teenagers snuck out of their home and called 911 to report that her parents were holding her hostage with her 12 siblings. 57-year-old David Allen…
  • Jan 16

    Man in the Doghouse for Visiting Pet Store While Nude From the Waist Down

    Man in the Doghouse for Visiting Pet Store While Nude From the Waist Down
    On November 25, a man was suspected of lewdness when he allegedly brought his dog into a pet store while wearing only a T-shirt while he conducted business as usual. Employees at the Petco pet supply store in Palmer Township, Pennsylvania,…
Rank this Week: 2684

The South Carolina Law Blawg

The South Carolina Law Blawg

Covers family law, criminal defense, personal injury law, employment law, and business law in South Carolina. By Futeral & Nelson, LLC.

http://www.charlestonlaw.net/charleston-lawyers-blog/
  • Jan 18

    South Carolina’s Child Restraint Law

    South Carolina’s Child Restraint Law
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC Like many other states, South Carolina has child restraint laws to address concerns over children who may get injured in a traffic accident. South Carolina's child passenger safety (child…
  • Jan 1

    All About Private Investigators (“PI”) in South Carolina

    All About Private Investigators (“PI”) in South Carolina
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC The Charleston, SC attorneys at Futeral & Nelson have utilized private investigators for a number of reasons over the years, including gathering evidence of adultery in divorce cases,…
  • Sep 26

    Fitness to Stand Trial in South Carolina – Defending Clients with Special Needs and Mental Disabilitie

    Fitness to Stand Trial in South Carolina – Defending Clients with Special Needs and Mental Disabilitie
    Lawyers in Charleston, SC - Futeral and Nelson, LLC The criminal defense lawyers at Futeral & Nelson handle cases for people with special needs, intellectual disabilities, and mental illness. Some people who face these challenges are…
Rank this Week: 2075

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/
  • Jan 18

    Johnston & Flynn on Mental Health Courts and Sentencing Disparitie

    Johnston & Flynn on Mental Health Courts and Sentencing Disparitie
    E. Lea Johnston and Conor Flynn (University of Florida - Levin College of Law and University of Florida - Levin College of Law) have posted Mental Health Courts and Sentencing Disparities (62 Vill. L. Rev. 685 (2017)) on SSRN. Here...
  • Jan 18

    "Lies, damn lies and fascinating statistics in the US Sentencing Commission FY 2017 sentencing data"

    "Lies, damn lies and fascinating statistics in the US Sentencing Commission FY 2017 sentencing data"
    Doug Berman has this post at Sentencing Law & Policy. In part: One can mine a lot more data from the FY 2017 report to tell a lot more stories about how, at least so far, formal and informal changes...
  • Jan 18

    Rodriguez-Lopez on Corporations and Child Trafficking

    Rodriguez-Lopez on Corporations and Child Trafficking
    Silvia Rodríguez-López (University of A Coruña, Faculty of Law) has posted Perpetrators or Preventers? The Double Role of Corporations in Child Trafficking in a Global Context (Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2018) on SSRN. Here…
Rank this Week: 173

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Jan 18

    Can Congress Put You in Jail for Contempt All By Itself?

    Can Congress Put You in Jail for Contempt All By Itself?
    Apparently it can, according to this Washington Post article.  Still, by far the more frequent practice (on the rare occasions this is done at all) is to refer a contempt proceeding to the US Attorney for DC.Some teasers from the...
  • Jan 18

    Did Lawrence v. Texas Legalize Prostitution?

    Did Lawrence v. Texas Legalize Prostitution?
    No, even the Ninth Circuit won't buy that argument....
  • Jan 18

    Why We Need the Death Penalty, Part Eight Zillion

    Why We Need the Death Penalty, Part Eight Zillion
    From the following news report:An illegal immigrant began his murder trial for the 2014 killings of two Northern California sheriff's deputies on Tuesday with a profanity-laced rant, calling a partner of one of the slain officers a…
Rank this Week: 275

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Maryland laws on drug arrests, DUI and gun crimes. By the Herbst Firm.

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Lawmakers Pondering Stiffer Criminal Penaltie

    Lawmakers Pondering Stiffer Criminal Penaltie
    Criminal laws were at the forefront of the last few Maryland legislative sessions as lawmakers tackled highly controversial issues with prior marijuana and narcotics laws. Medical marijuana became state law just a couple years ago and now…
  • Jan 12

    Medical Marijuana Incompatible With Federal Gun Law

    Medical Marijuana Incompatible With Federal Gun Law
    Maryland already has some of the toughest gun laws in the country, and now the medical marijuana program may contribute to even tighter restrictions on gun ownership in the state. The Attorney General recently went on record stating his…
  • Jan 4

    Police Send Cold Weather Warnings To Pet Owner

    Police Send Cold Weather Warnings To Pet Owner
    Multiple police departments in Maryland have posted messages on social media warning local residents to take proper care of their pets amidst the current run of frigid cold temperatures. Anne Arundel County Police sent the word out via…
Rank this Week: 999

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

Covers criminal defense and DUI defense law. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey Vallens APC.

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • Jan 18

    Mental Health Problems and the Criminal Justice System

    Mental Health Problems and the Criminal Justice System
    Mental Health Problems and the Criminal Justice System I have had the troubling situation lately of having to deal with a number of clients with mental impairment. Specifically, I have had to three cases in the last year where a client…
  • Sep 3

    Prior Bad Acts in Domestic Violence Case

    Prior Bad Acts in Domestic Violence Case
    Prior Bad Acts in Domestic Violence Cases A new client came in a few months ago. He was charged with felony domestic battery and violating a criminal protective order from a prior misdemeanor DV conviction. The allegations of the new…
  • Aug 15

    Pitchess Motions and Getting Better Results in Criminal Defense Case

    Pitchess Motions and Getting Better Results in Criminal Defense Case
    Leveraging Better Results in Criminal Defense Cases: Pitchess Motions Almost every time a new client comes in they want to know how their case will end up. Often times, clients want me to “lay odds” about what will happen with…
Rank this Week: 2781

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/
  • Jan 18

    New York Times Editorial: Alford pleas ‘defy justice’

    New York Times Editorial: Alford pleas ‘defy justice’
    In November, the New York Times published an article that examined the systemic pressures that push innocent people in prison to enter Alford pleas in spite of the hefty consequences of having criminal charges The post New York Times…
  • Jan 17

    Nebraska Bill could Safeguard against Unreliable Jailhouse Informant Testimony

    Nebraska Bill could Safeguard against Unreliable Jailhouse Informant Testimony
    Today, the Nebraska Lincoln Journal Star published an article calling attention to a bill in the state legislature addressing safeguards against unreliable jailhouse informant testimony. JoAnne Young examined the case of Ellen Reasonover,…
  • Jan 16

    Innocence Project Files Civil Rights Lawsuit on Behalf of Exoneree Robert Jone

    Innocence Project Files Civil Rights Lawsuit on Behalf of Exoneree Robert Jone
    Today the Innocence Project, along with the law firms Covington & Burling LLP and Jones Walker LLP, filed a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of exoneree Robert Jones against the Orleans Parish District Attorney’s The post Innocence…
Rank this Week: 1009

Subject to Inquiry

Subject to Inquiry

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

http://www.subjecttoinquiry.com/
  • Jan 18

    Unexplained Wealth Order

    Unexplained Wealth Order
    Background For some time there has been a perception that the UK is a safe refuge for corrupt individuals seeking to conceal their unlawfully acquired assets. This has particularly been the case with regard to persons from countries outside…
  • Jan 12

    Beware What You Share: Privilege Waiver Risks in Investigation

    Beware What You Share: Privilege Waiver Risks in Investigation
    In responding to regulatory and government investigations, firms are often faced with the question of how to balance the desire to cooperate with the need to preserve privilege over an internal investigation.  Financial institutions face…
  • Jan 3

    CFPB Announces Intent to Reconsider Disclosure Rule

    CFPB Announces Intent to Reconsider Disclosure Rule
    On December 21, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a public statement regarding implementation of the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), noting that it plans to reconsider aspects of the mortgage data rule. The…
Rank this Week: 1838

The International Enforcement Law…

The International Enforcement Law Reporter Blog

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

http://ielrblog.com
Rank this Week: 1408

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3792

Legal Commentary

Legal Commentary

By Daniel Brown.

http://www.danielbrownlaw.ca/legal-commentary/
  • Jan 18

    Defending Voyeurism Charges in Canada

    Defending Voyeurism Charges in Canada
    Voyeurism was added to the Criminal Code of Canada in 2005 to address a concern that new technologies could be used to more easily spy on people secretly for sexual purposes.  A voyeurism conviction can cause irreparable harm to a…
  • Nov 17

    Publishing An Intimate Image Without Consent

    Publishing An Intimate Image Without Consent
    Since 2015, publishing an intimate image of someone else without their permission is a crime in Canada. Section 162.1 of the Criminal Code captures all ways in which intimate images may be shared, including through physical delivery,…
  • Aug 16

    Your Right to Speak With a Lawyer After You Are Arrested: What You Need to Know.

    Your Right to Speak With a Lawyer After You Are Arrested: What You Need to Know.
    Under section 10(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, everyone who has been arrested by the police on a criminal charge has the “right to retain and instruct counsel without delay and to be informed of that right”.…
Rank this Week: 2305

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/
  • Jan 18

    Snippets of opposition to Austin's police-union contract

    Snippets of opposition to Austin's police-union contract
    A local Austin activist posted on YouTube some of the testimony from December at the Austin City Council against the police union contract on YouTube. (See Grits' writeup after the event.) Your correspondent was one of the speakers in…
  • Jan 18

    Two Big-D capital-murder cases overturned for prosecutor misconduct

    Two Big-D capital-murder cases overturned for prosecutor misconduct
    Stanley Mozee and Dennis Allen, two Dallas men convicted of capital murder and sentenced to life prison for a 1980 robbery, have finally been cleared of capital-murder charges after the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals approved habeas…
  • Jan 14

    Texas should replicate OK approach on drug felonie

    Texas should replicate OK approach on drug felonie
    Your correspondent has maintained for years that, after Jim Thorpe left, the best thing ever to come out of Oklahoma was I-35. Grits has long been a staunch advocate for a border wall, but would prefer it built along the Red River instead of…
Rank this Week: 94

In the Weeds

In the Weeds

Covers cannabis law and businesses. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://cannabislaw.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 1521

Law Offices of Elliott Kanter Blog

Law Offices of Elliott Kanter Blog

Covers criminal law in California.

http://www.enkanter.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    Dog Bite Victims: Legal Mistakes to Avoid

    Dog Bite Victims: Legal Mistakes to Avoid
    Pet ownership is at an all-time high. In the U.S., more than 60 million families share their home with a dog. But what happens when man’s best friend attacks, inflicting serious trauma on an innocent victim? Approximately 4.5 million…
  • Jan 11

    What to Do After a Car Accident: Dos and Don’t

    What to Do After a Car Accident: Dos and Don’t
    The moments following a car accident are terrifying. One minute you were cruising down Sixth Avenue with the windows down, and the next your airbags are deployed and you have excruciating pain in your neck. As adrenaline pumps through your…
  • Dec 28

    What You Should Do After You Get a DUI

    What You Should Do After You Get a DUI
    It’s 5pm on Friday and you’re ready to unwind, so you head to a bar near your office for a burger and beers with co-workers. A couple of hours and a couple of drinks later, you get in the car to make the short drive home.…
Rank this Week: 2447

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

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

http://www.gatlinvoelker.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    Physician faces federal charges after alleged Medicare fraud

    Physician faces federal charges after alleged Medicare fraud
    For many Kentucky businesses, the ability to run a successful enterprise is heavily reliant on maintaining transparency, upholding ethical conduct and practicing integrity and honesty no matter the circumstances. Unfortunately, there are…
  • Jan 15

    Suggestions for avoiding conflict in your business partnership

    Suggestions for avoiding conflict in your business partnership
    Operating a business in Kentucky with someone you trust and enjoy working with can be exciting, adventurous and memorable. However, there will undoubtedly be times when you may experience conflict because of misunderstandings, differences in…
  • Jan 10

    Unseen dangers can cause workplace injuries, too

    Unseen dangers can cause workplace injuries, too
    When you work at a construction site, in a warehouse or at a manufacturing facility, there are many potential workplace hazards you can see, dangers that you're aware of. But like many workers here in northern Kentucky, there are many...
Rank this Week: 1236

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/
  • Jan 18

    Releasing Inmates to Other Countrie

    Releasing Inmates to Other Countrie
    North Carolina law allows certain inmates to be released from incarceration to return to another country. Rapid REPAT. Since 2008, certain inmates have been eligible for an early conditional release from an active sentence in North Carolina…
  • Jan 17

    Court of Appeals Reconsiders State v. Reed and Again Finds a Fourth Amendment Violation

    Court of Appeals Reconsiders State v. Reed and Again Finds a Fourth Amendment Violation
    The court of appeals decided another significant Rodriguez case yesterday, ruling (again) in State v. Reed that the highway patrol trooper who stopped the defendant for speeding on Interstate 95 detained the defendant for longer than…
  • Jan 16

    New Practice Guide: Defense Motions and Notices in Superior Court

    New Practice Guide: Defense Motions and Notices in Superior Court
    I’m happy to announce my first indigent defense practice guide, Defense Motions and Notices in Superior Court. As the title implies, it’s a court-ready guide for practitioners about common defense motions in superior court…
Rank this Week: 3195

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    Are You to Blame for a Rear-Ender Wreck?

    Are You to Blame for a Rear-Ender Wreck?
    If you hit another vehicle from behind, there is a common perception an accident is your fault. However, this assumption cannot always be made if you are involved in a rear-ender wreck. The concept of negligence is more important in…
  • Jan 17

    Road Rage Incident Led to the Death of a Mother from Grantville

    Road Rage Incident Led to the Death of a Mother from Grantville
    Fatal accidents on the roads around Newnan are always tragic. Police say a recent death was linked to a road rage incident. A family from Grantville lost a daughter and mother to a car crash in the summer. Police said this was an entirely…
  • Jan 16

    The Dangers of Dump Trucks in Georgia

    The Dangers of Dump Trucks in Georgia
    Accidents involving dump trucks are often extremely serious. Although we don’t hear about as many wrecks involving dump trucks in Georgia as those involving tractor-trailers, these vehicles are extremely dangerous. Dump trucks are bulky…
Rank this Week: 1837

Simple Justice

Simple Justice

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

http://blog.simplejustice.us
  • Jan 18

    No, Aziz, Means No

    No, Aziz, Means No
    According to Anna North, “A woman’s account of her date with the actor reveals our broken attitudes toward sex.” According to Caitlin Flanagan, “her story . . . was 3,000 words of revenge porn.” And according to…
  • Jan 18

    Short Take: Leave Alford Out Of It

    Short Take: Leave Alford Out Of It
    The use of guilty pleas as a coercive means of getting an innocent, or not quite as guilty as charged, defendant to compromise is nothing new. Prosecutors believe a defendant is guilty, and defendants profess their innocence. Stop the…
  • Jan 18

    Hirono’s Perjury Trap

    Hirono’s Perjury Trap
    It must be a good question to ask of nominees for the federal bench, since Hawaiian* Senator Mazie Hirono is a lawyer, and she should know how to ask a simple question. If there was any doubt, it received the official seal of approval of…
Rank this Week: 36

The Blog of the Law Offices of…

The Blog of the Law Offices of Anthony Carbone

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

https://anthonycarbonepersonalinjurylawyer.com/blog/
  • Jan 18

    Domestic Violence Charges? Will You Need to Forfeit Weapons?

    Domestic Violence Charges? Will You Need to Forfeit Weapons?
    What started off as an exchange of verbal barbs, can get very ugly. In fact, a nasty dispute with an intimate partner could land you in court. What if your actions result in domestic violence charges? Will you need to forfeit your weapons?…
  • Jan 17

    Can A Sports Injury Become a Personal Injury Case?

    Can A Sports Injury Become a Personal Injury Case?
    With the NFL Playoff Conference Championship Games only days, the Law Offices of Anthony Carbone thought it would be timely to enlighten you on how a sports injury can become a personal injury case in the eyes of the law. For today’s…
  • Jan 16

    What Happens When Volunteer Firefighters are Hurt on the Job?

    What Happens When Volunteer Firefighters are Hurt on the Job?
    With certainty, there’s no argument. Fighting fires are noble work. After all, there’s something to be said about individuals brave enough to run into a building when everyone else is running out. In the case of volunteer…
Rank this Week: 766

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/
  • Jan 18

    Who Needs to Have a Will?

    Who Needs to Have a Will?
    Creating a will is a good idea for any adult. Unfortunately, the major of adults do not have a will, which leaves the disposition of their assets and other important matters up to state law and a court’s discretion. Some people believe…
  • Jan 17

    January 2018 Newsletter

    January 2018 Newsletter
    Check out the January 2018 King Law Newsletter!  Learn more about “What to do if you ex isn’t complying with a court order” and meet Attorney Elizabeth “Liz” Thueme. January 2018 Newsletter   The post…
  • Jan 17

    What Can You Accomplish in a Will?

    What Can You Accomplish in a Will?
    Your will is perhaps the most important piece of your estate plan. Without a valid will, you leave the disposition of your property and other legal matters to be decided by state law or a court. Creating a will gives you control over these…
Rank this Week: 2240

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/
  • Jan 18

    A Modern Approach to Pay Disparities in the Workplace

    A Modern Approach to Pay Disparities in the Workplace
    Stephanie Bornstein, Equal Work, 77 Md. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2018), available at SSRN. Joseph Seiner In her article, Equal Work, Professor Stephanie Bornstein (Florida) does a superb job of providing a fresh approach to the continuing problem…
  • Jan 17

    Framing a “Gatekeeper of Justice Whistleblowing Obligation”

    Framing a “Gatekeeper of Justice Whistleblowing Obligation”
    Christine Parker, Suzanne Le Mire and Anita Mackay, Lawyers, Confidentiality and Whistleblowing: Lessons from the McCabe Tobacco Litigation, 40 Melb U. L. Rev. 999, (2017). Francesca Bartlett In Lawyers, Confidentiality and Whistleblowing,…
  • Jan 16

    A New Blackstone

    A New Blackstone
    William Blackstone, Commentaries on the Laws of England (Ruth Paley & Wilfrid Priest eds., Oxford University Press, 2016). Brian Bix William Blackstone was for a long time one of the central figures of both British and American legal…
Rank this Week: 2934

Peek and Toland Blog

Peek and Toland Blog

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

http://www.peekandtoland.com/blog
  • Jan 18

    Trump Puts the Onus on Congress Over DACA

    Trump Puts the Onus on Congress Over DACA
    The announcement last September that President Donald Trump will discontinue the DACA program was seen as a massive blow to so-called Dreamers who came to this county as children and know little else. However, the ending of Deferred Action…
  • Jan 17

    Federal Authorities Arrest 14 Cartel Members on Drugs Offenses in Texa

    Federal Authorities Arrest 14 Cartel Members on Drugs Offenses in Texa
    The border areas of Texas are frequented by the big drug cartels from Mexico. Recently, federal and state law enforcement agencies in El Paso, Texas arrested 14 alleged members of a trafficking organization for drug offenses in Texas. The…
  • Jan 16

    Opioid Fraud and Detection Unit is Launched by the Justice Department

    Opioid Fraud and Detection Unit is Launched by the Justice Department
    Attorney General Jeff Session has launched an opioid fraud and detection unit to look more closely at opioid prescriptions amid concerns about soaring death rates from the use of the prescribed drugs. In August, Sessions announced the setting…
Rank this Week: 3413

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
  • Jan 18

    When The Sexual Predator Is A Cop

    When The Sexual Predator Is A Cop
    The issue of law enforcement officers sexually assaulting inmates and detainees isn't new. What's also not new is the tendency of cities, municipalities, and governments to look the other way. Some studies show the problem is widespread. The…
  • Jan 11

    New York Crime Lessens Above Ground But The Subway Makes Up For It

    New York Crime Lessens Above Ground But The Subway Makes Up For It
    While New York City’s streets are safer today, crime is spiking along the underground. The post New York Crime Lessens Above Ground But The Subway Makes Up For It appeared first on New York Criminal Attorney: NY Criminal Defense - Bukh…
  • Jan 4

    Juvenile Justice Can Be Confusing

    Juvenile Justice Can Be Confusing
    Two recent events in New York metro's legal arena highlight the confusing world of juvenile justice. In one incident a 40-something year old man is tried as a youth while in the other juveniles will no longer be sent to adult prisons in The…
Rank this Week: 1916

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/
  • Jan 18

    Fatality crash US95 in Parma

    Fatality crash US95 in Parma
    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.,…
  • Jan 17

    Injury crash US12 milepost 12, Lewiston

    Injury crash US12 milepost 12, Lewiston
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway Lewiston, ID 83501-1732 (208) 799-5151 Fax (208) 799-5146 For Immediate Release: 01/17/2015 21:55 Please direct questions to the District Office On January 17th,…
  • Jan 17

    Injury Crash US12 MP27.5, near Lenore, ID

    Injury Crash US12 MP27.5, near Lenore, ID
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 2 Patrol 2700 North and South Highway Lewiston, ID 83501-1732 (208) 799-5151 Fax (208) 799-5146 For Immediate Release: <01/17/18 16:15> Please direct questions to the District Office On January…
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Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Palumbo & Associates, P.C.

http://www.trafficticketlawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    Driving while Intoxicated: How the public has been fooled into believing that there is a “legal limit.”

    Driving while Intoxicated: How the public has been fooled into believing that there is a “legal limit.”
    When it comes to NY DWI and DWI defense, we have all heard people declare that they can drive because they are below the “legal limit.” However, as this article explains there is no “legal limit” in terms of blood…
  • Sep 6

    Factors which make you more likely to get a speeding ticket

    Factors which make you more likely to get a speeding ticket
    Reporters at the Pioneer Press of St. Paul, Minnesota conducted an exhaustive, 3 year audit of 224,915 traffic tickets issued in Minnesota over the last three years. In addition to speeding, there are other factors impacting the…
  • Jun 21

    Don’t have the regret Robert did when he failed to hire u

    Don’t have the regret Robert did when he failed to hire u
    The lawyers at Palumbo & Associates PC tell people day in and day out that defending a traffic ticket in New York State is no easy matter. It requires legal skill, acumen, and knowledge. It’s not easy and it’s not simply…
Rank this Week: 2098

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/
  • Jan 17

    “DO I NEED A LAWYER IF DCF IS INVESTIGATING ME?” (Part 1 of 2)

    “DO I NEED A LAWYER IF DCF IS INVESTIGATING ME?” (Part 1 of 2)
    It’s been a hard week and, admit it, you have not really been at your best. Or, perhaps your significant other has not been at his or her best. Either way, somebody may have done something stupid. All you know for sure now is that you…
  • Jan 17

    What is a DCF Fair Hearing?

    What is a DCF Fair Hearing?
    If your children may be taken from you due to false allegations of child abuse or neglect, it is important to know your rights. Unfortunately, false accusations are more common than most people think. This is especially true in dysfunctional…
  • Jan 17

    Stopped for Driving on a Suspended License in MA?

    Stopped for Driving on a Suspended License in MA?
    There are many reasons why your Massachusetts driver’s license may be suspended or revoked. These include specific driving violations, such as excessive speeding tickets or driving without insurance. You could also lose your license due…
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Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

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

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Jan 17

    Don't Operate Drones While Drunk in New Jersey, and Other Crime

    Don't Operate Drones While Drunk in New Jersey, and Other Crime
    Through this angrily-titled Reason article, "Good Riddance to Chris Christie," I learned about a recent law in New Jersey that creates several new drone-related crimes. The text of S3370, which Governor Christie signed into law on Monday, is…
  • Dec 25

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi: The Review of the Shapiro Review

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi: The Review of the Shapiro Review
    I watched Star Wars: The Last Jedi when it first opened. While there is a lot to digest, I enjoyed the movie overall. I've been meaning to watch it again, but in the meantime, I have been taking in the odd phenomenon of self-proclaimed Star…
  • Dec 23

    Gavel News from Iowa

    Gavel News from Iowa
    I'm in Iowa for the next several days visiting family for Christmas. This morning, this article in a local paper about an Iowa City gavel maker caught my eye:It all started in the early 1990s when Iowa City letter carrier Chester Schulte…
Rank this Week: 1905

Botto Gilbert Lancaster Blog

Botto Gilbert Lancaster Blog

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

http://www.bgsllaw.com/mchenry-county-lawyers
  • Jan 17

    Six Ways Insurance Companies Avoid Personal Injury Claim

    Six Ways Insurance Companies Avoid Personal Injury Claim
    Seeking compensation for your personal injuries after an accident should start with exploring your insurance options. You can file a third party personal injury claim if someone else was at fault for your injuries. Illinois law…
  • Jan 11

    Illinois Revises Gang Member Contact Law

    Illinois Revises Gang Member Contact Law
    As of the beginning of the year, Illinois has revised a criminal law that critics claim was being used to unfairly target and arrest people on parole or probation. The revised law makes it a class A misdemeanor for certain people on probation…
  • Jan 5

    New Tax Law May Cause Divorce Rush in 2018

    New Tax Law May Cause Divorce Rush in 2018
    The recently passed federal tax reform law will do away with the popular alimony tax deduction for all divorces that are completed after Dec. 31, 2018. According to the IRS, about 600,000 people claimed the deduction in their 2015 returns.…
Rank this Week: 1617

Wright Law Group Blog

Wright Law Group Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal law topics.

http://wrightlawgroupnv.com/blog/
  • Jan 17

    Mental Illness Defined

    Mental Illness Defined
    Mental Illness Defined: A Roadblock to Mental Health Court Twenty years ago, mental health courts were all but non-existent. In fact, in 1997, there were as few as four mental health courts in the United States. Today, the number of mental…
  • Oct 31

    Changes In Record Sealing

    Changes In Record Sealing
    Recent Changes in Law Means Shorter Waiting Period for Record Sealing In June, Governor Brian Sandoval signed Assembly Bill 327, which declared the official policy of Nevada as favoring second chances for those convicted of crimes by offering…
  • Aug 2

    NRS 116 Does Not Conflict With FHA Mortgage

    NRS 116 Does Not Conflict With FHA Mortgage
    NEVADA SUPREME COURT FINDS THAT NRS 116 DOES NOT CONFLICT WITH MORTGAGES INSURED BY THE FEDERAL HOUSING ADMINISTRATION (FHA) We previously reported on the recent July 27, 2017, recent decision from the Nevada Supreme Court where the Court…
Rank this Week: 2267

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jan 17

    Freedom of Speech Does Not Permit Making Threats of Violence against the President

    Freedom of Speech Does Not Permit Making Threats of Violence against the President
    A Utah man is facing decades behind bars for repeatedly making threats of violence against the President, something not considered a right under the Freedom of Speech Clause. Threatening the President 33 year old Travis Luke Dominguez of…
  • Jan 15

    Utah Man Arrested After Carrying Out Elderly Mother’s Wishes For Green Burial

    Utah Man Arrested After Carrying Out Elderly Mother’s Wishes For Green Burial
    A Utah man is facing criminal charges for attempting to carry out on his own his elderly mother’s final wishes for a green burial. Awaiting a natural burial 66 year old Pete Foy Marker of Panguitch Utah was taken into custody when a…
  • Jan 10

    Unlawful Suppression of Evidence Results in Mistrial

    Unlawful Suppression of Evidence Results in Mistrial
    A mistrial has been declared in the case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy after it was determined the prosecution was guilty of unlawful suppression of evidence, a violation of Bundy’s constitutional rights. Rancher vs the feds…
Rank this Week: 993

Browning Law News Blog

Browning Law News Blog

Legal comments about the news. By Allen Browning.

http://abrowninglaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    Couple to Pay Enslaved Nanny

    Couple to Pay Enslaved Nanny
    Texas couple, Chudy and Sandra Nsobundu, pleaded guilty of forcing a Nigerian woman to work as their nanny for two years without pay and has been ordered to pay her more that $121,000 in restitution. They were additionally sentenced to seven…
  • Jan 12

    California Protects Their Pot

    California Protects Their Pot
    A California lawmaker is trying to protect the state's marijuana industry by barring law enforcement agencies from cooperating with federal drug agencies on pot busts.Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer, D-Los Angeles, proposed that…
  • Jan 8

    Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks New Drunk Driving Law

    Oklahoma Supreme Court Blocks New Drunk Driving Law
    The Oklahoma Supreme Court has blocked the Impaired Driving Elimination Act. This law would create a new program for first time DUI offenders and gets rid of the appeal process for people trying to keep their licenses after being arrested for…
Rank this Week: 2142

Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Jan 17

    When You Should Not Pay a Traffic Ticket in Maryland

    When You Should Not Pay a Traffic Ticket in Maryland
    Let’s set up the scenario. You’re pulled over by a police officer and issued three separate tickets. The first and second tickets are payable tickets. Payable tickets in Maryland are less serious offenses and typically moving…
  • Jan 10

    Whiplash Injuries Can Cost You in Many Way

    Whiplash Injuries Can Cost You in Many Way
    Whiplash, a common neck injury in automobile accidents, can cost victims, their employers, and the economy at large significant sums of money. A 1999 study found that whiplash injuries in the United States cost more than $8.5…
  • Jan 8

    How to Find a Baltimore Car Accident Lawyer?

    How to Find a Baltimore Car Accident Lawyer?
    Finding a Baltimore car accident lawyer can be tricky. Yet hiring the best lawyer can mean the difference between a successful outcome and settlement after your accident. A car accident lawyer in Baltimore specializes in representing victims…
Rank this Week: 1921

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney…

Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

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

http://www.orlandocriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    In a 100 Years, Who’s Going to Remember?

    In a 100 Years, Who’s Going to Remember?
    I’ve been recording bands and artists since my high school days, but I sold my recording studio back in 2010.  Recently, I was going through a box of wires (junk) and I stumbled across some old ADAT tapes, and reel to reel tapes.…
  • Jan 12

    This Crime Is Impossible To Prove

    This Crime Is Impossible To Prove
    Big charges make the news.  Defense attorneys love big cases because their egos enjoy coverage on the evening news.  Heck, attorney egos even enjoy the bought and paid for kind of coverage you get from incessant TV ads and…
  • Dec 29

    How Storytelling Can Help Dismiss a Case

    How Storytelling Can Help Dismiss a Case
    Storytelling is important.  There are books out there that claim to teach storytelling but its more of an art than a science, so I’m not super confident much can be learned from a book.  If you don’t know how to swim,…
Rank this Week: 3147

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Peter John Louie Law Blog

Covers Virginia traffic and criminal law.

http://www.peterlouielaw.com/law-blog/
  • Jan 17

    Reckless Driving Results: First Two Weeks of January 2018

    Reckless Driving Results: First Two Weeks of January 2018
    Here are a few of our reckless driving dismissals and notable mentions from the first two weeks of January 2018.  Note: the courts in this area were closed Jan 1-2 and Jan 12 (holidays) and Jan 4-8 (snow days).  The cases featured…
  • Oct 31

    (October 18-24 snap shot): Jail and suspended license avoided at 98 mph. Misdemeanors avoided at 95 mph and 90 mph.

    (October 18-24 snap shot): Jail and suspended license avoided at 98 mph. Misdemeanors avoided at 95 mph and 90 mph.
    A few case results from October 18-24, 2017.  From courts such as Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Newport News, Southampton.  Jail and license suspension avoided at 98 mph.  Misdemeanors avoided at 95 mph and 90 mph.…
  • Oct 30

    Recent Dismissals in Accomack General District Court

    Recent Dismissals in Accomack General District Court
    DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER. September 27, 2017, Accomack General District…
Rank this Week: 2204

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/
  • Jan 17

    ¿EL AJEDREZ ES PARA INTELIGENTES?

    ¿EL AJEDREZ ES PARA INTELIGENTES?
    http://torre64.com/inteligentes-los-jugadores-ajedrez-los-datos-no-esperabamos/ ¿Son inteligentes los jugadores de ajedrez? Los datos que no esperábamos 9.033 Lecturas 5 enero, 2017    en Ajedrez e…
  • Jan 17

    AJEDREZ, SÓLO AJEDREZ y cambiaremos al Perú en su paso inicial

    AJEDREZ, SÓLO AJEDREZ y cambiaremos al Perú en su paso inicial
    http://www.yucatan.com.mx/merida/el-ajedrez-ira-a-la-curricula-escolar He rescatado  del estupendo enlace que recomiendo leer, los siguientes párrafos: "Entrevistado sobre este tema, Caballero Durán reconoció que…
  • Jan 16

    RENATO CISNEROS - FEMINISMO UN DEBATE MUY INTERESANTE

    RENATO CISNEROS - FEMINISMO UN DEBATE MUY INTERESANTE
    https://web.facebook.com/fundacionbbvacontinental/posts/1531397646914556 Fundación BBVA Continental está con Gilmar Gavancho Valenzuela. Ayer a las 15:09 · Yo tampoco Una docena de amigos escritores se…
Rank this Week: 2674

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.newjerseydwilawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 17

    The Opioid Crisis and New Jersey DWI

    The Opioid Crisis and New Jersey DWI
    There is little doubt that the United States is facing a crisis involving opioid abuse and addiction. As a result, police and prosecutors have seen a rise in DWI cases involving various types of painkillers. If you or someone close to you has…
  • Jan 10

    Legalizing Marijuana Would Affect DWI Stops in New Jersey or Other State

    Legalizing Marijuana Would Affect DWI Stops in New Jersey or Other State
    As the laws regarding marijuana continue to change in many states, police stops will change as well. Both drunk driving and drugged driving charges are extremely serious. If you or someone close to you has been charged with a DWI in New…
  • Jan 3

    New Jersey School Bus Driver Charged with DWI While Kids on Board

    New Jersey School Bus Driver Charged with DWI While Kids on Board
    DWI charges can adversely affect almost every aspect of your life, including your job prospects. As a result, these charges should never be taken lightly. If you are a commercial driver who has been charged with a DWI, you need to reach out…
Rank this Week: 1292

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
Rank this Week: 303

Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Brett A. Podolsky.

http://brettpodolsky.com/blog
  • Jan 17

    Understanding Texas Tampering with Evidence Law

    Understanding Texas Tampering with Evidence Law
    If you or someone you love is facing evidence tampering charges, if you’ve been apprehended, or you are currently under investigation for the offense, it is essential to seek out a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney now. Whether…
  • Jan 10

    Preparing a Legal Defense for Court

    Preparing a Legal Defense for Court
    Facing a criminal charge is an extremely stressful experience. It can turn anyone’s world upside down. Although this situation may seem overwhelming, it is essential to know that: The defendant is innocent until proven guilty beyond a…
  • Jan 3

    How Criminal Cases Start and How the Prosecution Operate

    How Criminal Cases Start and How the Prosecution Operate
    In Texas, a criminal investigation starts either by an individual filing a complaint about a crime or a crime occurring. If an individual files a police compliant, they allege someone committed a crime against them such as stalking or…
Rank this Week: 1870

Federal Criminal Law Center

Federal Criminal Law Center

Covers criminal law news and cases. By The Law Firm of Shein & Brandenburg.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Jan 17

    Child Pornography Attorney

    Child Pornography Attorney
    Courts in the state of Georgia take crimes against children pornography very seriously. For people who are charged with child pornography acts, there is a complicated body of law that can result in strict penalties. As a result, if you are…
  • Jan 12

    How to Get Rid of Your Criminal Record

    How to Get Rid of Your Criminal Record
    Expungement refers to the process during which a court seals the criminal record of a person who has been convicted of a criminal offense. The state of Georgia refers to this process as “record restriction.” There are various…
  • Jan 8

    How to Find a Federal Drug Attorney in Georgia

    How to Find a Federal Drug Attorney in Georgia
    If you are charged with a federal drug crime, it is not uncommon to feel overwhelmed about how to proceed. One of the best steps is to obtain the assistance of the best federal drug lawyer that you can find. While it is critical that this…
Rank this Week: 4388