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7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

7th Circuit Criminal Law Alert

Summarizes the week's criminal law decisons by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. By Michael J. Petro.

http://mjpetro.typepad.com/7th_circuit_alert/
Rank this Week: 852

A Blues Like Down Home

A Blues Like Down Home

A public defender blog.

http://thejuveniledefender.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 30

    Drunk for Sentencing!

    Drunk for Sentencing!
    So now...What kind of mental thought process must one go through to think...
  • Oct 15

    "But...He's a Good Father"

    "But...He's a Good Father"
    "Girl You Ought to Bash Mister's Head Open and Think About Heaven Later!" - Quote from The Color PurpleThose are the words that immediately popped into my mind after seeing her again. I was making my way out of the courtroom when she stopped…
  • Oct 9

    It only took two and half years...

    It only took two and half years...
    But I finally got it! My very first jury trial. Now previously I've been in Juvenile Court, and the only time Juveniles in my jurisdiction get a jury is when they are either certified or facing some type of adult prison sentence. I'd always…
Rank this Week: 3989

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer…

A Skokie Criminal Defense Lawyer Explains The Law

By Matt Keenan.

http://www.skokiecriminallawyer.com/
  • May 17

    NEW CYBERSTALKING LAW IN ILLINOIS

    NEW CYBERSTALKING LAW IN ILLINOIS
    After a court ruled that part of the Illinois Cyberstalking law was unconstitutional, the legislature updated the law. Under the new law, you commit cyberstalking when you knowingly, surreptitiously, and without lawful justification, place…
  • May 8

    CYBERSTALKING AND SEXTING CAN BECOME A HATE CRIME IN ILLINOIS

    CYBERSTALKING AND SEXTING CAN BECOME A HATE CRIME IN ILLINOIS
    As of January 1, 2018, sexting or cyberstalking can take on an added dimension. The Illinois Hate Crime statute now includes intimidation, stalking, cyberstalking and transmitting obscene messages within the offense. To be convicted of a…
  • Apr 24

    SCHOOL RESIDENCY FRAUD CAN BE CHARGED AS A FELONY

    SCHOOL RESIDENCY FRAUD CAN BE CHARGED AS A FELONY
    Understandably, you would like your child to get the best education in the best school district, but perhaps you can’t really afford to live there. You may be tempted to lie about your child’s real home in order to enroll them in…
Rank this Week: 2088

Abolish Life Without Parole…

Abolish Life Without Parole Sentences for Children in the USA

Covers the imposition of life without parole sentences on juveniles.

http://abolish-jlwop.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 11

    ACLU of Michigan Juvenile Justice Time

    ACLU of Michigan Juvenile Justice Time
    ACLU of Michigan Juvenile Justice Times Newsletter   Please go to this link to read the entire newsletter. Here is an excerpt:In the Courts: Are Juvenile Life Without Parole Sentences Cruel and Unusual Punishment?
  • Jun 25

    Nation’s High Court Ends Mandatory Life Without Parole Sentences for Youth

    Nation’s High Court Ends Mandatory Life Without Parole Sentences for Youth
     by Efren Paredes, Jr. Today the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion abolishing life without parole (LWOP) sentences for the 2,500 prisoners across the U.S. who were condemned to die in prison for crimes they were convicted of as juveniles.
  • Feb 17

    Juvenile life without Parole sentencing…

    Juvenile life without Parole sentencing infographics at: http://infographiclist.com/2012/02/17/juvenile-life-without-parole-sentencing-infographic/#comment-1777
Rank this Week: 3032

Abolish the Death Penalty

Abolish the Death Penalty

Covers capital punishment.

http://deathpenaltyusa.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 8

    Warren Hill: Another Unfortunate Case for Georgia

    Warren Hill: Another Unfortunate Case for Georgia
    The state of Georgia is once again in the spotlight regarding a death penalty case which, when examined by anyone with a sense of justice, makes the Peach State start reeking of even more rotten fruit.  Or perhaps a better analogy:…
  • Apr 15

    Abolish the Death Penalty: Marie Deans - RIP

    Abolish the Death Penalty: Marie Deans - RIP
    Abolish the Death Penalty: Marie Deans - RIP
  • Apr 15

    Marie Deans - RIP

    Marie Deans - RIP
    “As we were about to finish the class this young girl raised her hand and said, ‘You have changed by mind. You have got to get around everywhere, you have got to give everybody this message.’ This is our First, Big, Public...: Here…
Rank this Week: 3990

Advocate's Almanac

Advocate's Almanac

Focuses on criminal law and evidentiary issues. By Rubin Sinins.

http://advocatesalmanac.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    N.J. Supreme Court Rejects Defendant's Alleged Right to Perjury for Lesser Plea

    N.J. Supreme Court Rejects Defendant's Alleged Right to Perjury for Lesser Plea
    In State v. Taccetta, the N.J. Supreme Court rejected a defendant's post-conviction relief claim of ineffective assistance of counsel. The decision may be found here. Defendant, an alleged member of an organized crime family, faced murder…
  • Jul 21

    N.J. Supreme Court Reaffirms Particularity Requirement for Warrant

    N.J. Supreme Court Reaffirms Particularity Requirement for Warrant
    Today the N.J. Supreme Court reaffirmed the principle that warrants must state the place to be searched with particularity. The Court also reaffirmed the concept that the Court cannot delegate to the police the detached, neutral assessment…
  • Jul 14

    N.J. Supreme Court Rejects Missing Witness Jury Charge Against Criminal Defendant

    N.J. Supreme Court Rejects Missing Witness Jury Charge Against Criminal Defendant
    For years, the decision in State v. Clawans permitted judges, in appropriate circumstances, to charge juries that a party's failure to call a witness who naturally would have been called may give rise to an inference that the witness's…
Rank this Week: 4468

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer…

Alabama Criminal and Family Lawyer Blog

Covers family and criminal law. By Skier & Associates.

http://www.alabamacriminalandfamilylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 29

    Motions to “Suppress” Evidence – What are they and how to they work?

    Motions to “Suppress” Evidence – What are they and how to they work?
    Once a Motion to Suppress is granted, the prosecution is not allowed to use the suppressed evidence at trial. More often than not, this results in reduction or even dismissal of charges against the accused.
  • Feb 25

    Andrew Skier Quoted Again — al.com Article

    Andrew Skier Quoted Again — al.com Article
    At Skier & Associates, we don't shy away from high profile cases -- we embrace them. Give us a call today and see what our lawyers can do for you.
  • Feb 15

    What is a Parole Consideration Date and What Does it Mean?

    What is a Parole Consideration Date and What Does it Mean?
    a person's actual parole hearing could be a year or more from the Parole Consideration Date, depending on several factors like victim notification and the Board's case load.
Rank this Week: 2186

Alabama Law Blog of William…

Alabama Law Blog of William Pfeifer

Covers Alabama law.

http://williampfeifer.com/blog
  • Sep 13

    Can you impeach your own witness in Alabama? Rule 607 provides the answer.

    Can you impeach your own witness in Alabama? Rule 607 provides the answer.
    An issue that still arises during trials, especially jury trials, is whether a party can impeach their own witness. Impeaching your own witness means that you are attacking the testimony and/or credibility of a witness that you put on the…
  • Sep 11

    Hurricane Irma Courthouse Closure

    Hurricane Irma Courthouse Closure
    Due to weather conditions created by Hurricane Irma, the following Alabama county courthouses will be closed on September 11, 2017: Barbour Blount Bullock Calhoun Chambers Cherokee Clay Cleburne Coffee Coosa Dale Elmore Etowah Geneva Henry…
  • Feb 10

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense
    Alabama asset forfeiture law provides an extensive list of items that law enforcement officers can seize in connection with drug crimes. Under Alabama Code Section 20-2-93(a)(5) (1975), this list includes your car if it is used to sell or…
Rank this Week: 2790

Albany Lawyer

Albany Lawyer

Covers criminal defense, DWI, and the economics of small office law practice. By Warren Redlich.

http://albany-lawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Warren Redlich

    Warren Redlich
    If you're looking for photos or images of Warren Redlich, we have the latest here. When Warren is not working as a Realtor or attorney, he's living life. Here's a brief gallery.   Warren Redlich is a man on the move. In this case moving…
  • Jun 19

    Carmelo Laquidara for Rensselaer District Attorney

    Carmelo Laquidara for Rensselaer District Attorney
    The Albany Lawyer has been quite for a while. Moving to Florida will do that to a guy. But today we learned that Carmelo Laquidara is running for District Attorney of Rensselaer County. I've dealt with Carm in his roles as a prosecutor,…
  • Jan 23

    Google Canonical Quirk?

    Google Canonical Quirk?
    How well does Google handle the canonical tag? We just found a quirk that makes us wonder. Here's what piqued our interest - we noticed some landing pages in our Google Analytics that were not consistent with our url structure. Check the…
Rank this Week: 3821

Albuquerque Criminal Lawyer Blog

Albuquerque Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law and DWI case updates and news. By Collins & Collins, P.C.

http://www.collinsattorneys.com/criminalblawg/
  • Oct 21

    Legal Scope of Search Warrants Somewhat Elusive

    Legal Scope of Search Warrants Somewhat Elusive
    The requirement of a valid search warrant prior to the search of individual's property is a very important 4th Amendment protection. It is pretty clear that a failure to properly secure a search warrant where one is required constitutes an…
  • Oct 11

    Search Warrants Issued by Phone

    Search Warrants Issued by Phone
    The 4th Amendment illegal search and seizure protections are closely guarded in New Mexico. In fact, the New Mexico courts by way of the New Mexico Constitution often extend these protections beyond those found under federal law. The…
  • Oct 3

    Show of Force and Voluntary Consent to Search and Seizure

    Show of Force and Voluntary Consent to Search and Seizure
    The 4th Amendment protections against illegal search and seizure are among the greatest protections afforded to citizens. There are very strict criteria for search and seizure. An illegal search and seizure will result in illegally seized…
Rank this Week: 4523

Albuquerque Law Blog

Albuquerque Law Blog

Covers bankruptcy and criminal law issues. and By Baca, Findlay, & Dziak, LLC.

http://www.abqlawblog.com/
  • Dec 18

    Long Nights, Legal Cases, and Nootropic

    Long Nights, Legal Cases, and Nootropic
    The following is a post by Eric Balaster a friend of mine, he is the co-founder of Pure Nootropics, where he writes extensively on the subject of nootropics through his company blog. In the law profession, there is down time contrasted with…
  • Jul 24

    Which type of bankruptcy is right for me?

    Which type of bankruptcy is right for me?
    As a New Mexico bankruptcy lawyer, I'm often asked which type of bankruptcy is the best. The real question is which type of bankruptcy is best for the particular individual's situation. Here are a few thoughts about Chapter 7 and Chapter 13…
  • Jul 4

    Battered Woman Syndrome

    Battered Woman Syndrome
    The following is a post by my law partner Keith Findlay. Keith is an Albuquerque divorce lawyer, that handles various family law issues for clients throughout Albuquerque and New Mexico. Women have had and do have in parts of the world…
Rank this Week: 3389

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Andrew Flusche, Virginia Lawyer

Covers Virginia drunk driving, reckless driving and speeding offenses.

http://www.andrewflusche.com/blog/
  • Apr 25

    [Study] Virginia Counties with the Highest Drunk Driving Fatality Rate

    [Study] Virginia Counties with the Highest Drunk Driving Fatality Rate
    I regularly defend folks who are charged with DUI in Virginia. Our criminal justice system depends upon criminal defense lawyers fighting hard to limit the government’s reach and protect individual rights. At the same time, I recognize…
  • Mar 6

    [Infographic] Virginia’s Most Shocking DUI Statistic

    [Infographic] Virginia’s Most Shocking DUI Statistic
    Virginia is known for having tough laws against drunk driving and has made efforts to reduce the rates of drunk driving and alcohol-involved crashes. Despite everything that is done to discourage drivers from drinking and driving, drivers…
  • Feb 10

    How much does a VA reckless driving lawyer cost?

    How much does a VA reckless driving lawyer cost?
    If you received a reckless driving ticket, you are probably wondering what to do about it and how much does it even cost to hire a VA reckless driving lawyer? Many of my clients have never needed a lawyer before, so it’s not unusual to…
Rank this Week: 364

Anthony M. Snyder & Associates,…

Anthony M. Snyder & Associates, PLLC

Covers life, the law and Michigan politics.

http://tonysnyder.com/law/
  • May 4

    Got A Little Charlie Sheen On Your Hands?

    Got A Little Charlie Sheen On Your Hands?
    The title to this article is both humorous, and yet more appropriate to your life than you might realize. When I was a kid, my mother used to always say to me, “The way you like to spend money, you’d better grow up to be a brain surgeon…
  • Apr 30

    Hit The Lottery, Let Everyone Know!

    Hit The Lottery, Let Everyone Know!
    For those of us that live in Michigan, there may be a “nice problem to have” in your future. Ever play Mega Millions or Powerball and dream of what a life with an extra $300+ million would be like? We all had Mega Millions fever last…
  • Feb 22

    Tea For Two

    Tea For Two
    Have you seen this article yet? Here’s the quick and dirty: Two high school boys were in a fight on school property. A female teacher sees the fight, verbally attempts to break up the fight, when she’s unsuccessful she pours her hot tea…
Rank this Week: 1047

Arbitrary and Capricious

Arbitrary and Capricious

Covers criminal law.

http://skellywright.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1165

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Find Arizona criminal laws and information for criminal defense defendants by Tempe AZ lawyer criminal defense attorney and Arizona drunk driving legal representation.

http://blog.arizonacriminaldefenselawyer.com/
  • Feb 16

    Does Enhanced Sentencing Apply under DCAC if Victim is Fictitious?

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

    Admissibility of Expert Testimony in Domestic Violence Charge

    Admissibility of Expert Testimony in Domestic Violence Charge
    Profiling evidence is sometimes used by the prosecution to help jurors decide on the facts as well as credibility of witnesses. Profiling expert testimony is not always admissible and is a decision for the court. Consideration is based…
  • Sep 13

    How to Challenge Your Narcotics Transportation for Sale Charge

    How to Challenge Your Narcotics Transportation for Sale Charge
    Challenges for drug trafficking charges can be made on several fronts. Here are three uncommon defenses used in a recent Arizona Court of Appeals case: 1) Batson Challenge (Trial procedure defense) 2) Search was not within scope of…
Rank this Week: 2756

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney…

Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law issues from the point of view of a former state prosecutor turned criminal defense attorney. By Kyle Green.

http://www.criminaldefenseattorneykg.com/blog/
  • Apr 2

    ….But the officer didn’t read me Miranda….

    ….But the officer didn’t read me Miranda….
    Anybody that has watched a television show or movie with police offers is familiar with Miranda warnings.  They are the warnings that advise an individual that they have the right to remain silent and that any statements made by…
  • Mar 5

    What should I do if I am charged with a dangerous offense?

    What should I do if I am charged with a dangerous offense?
    The use of a weapon during the commission of any criminal offense makes the potential punishment for that offense significantly harsher. In Arizona these offenses are referred to as dangerous offenses.   A dangerous offense is defined by…
  • Feb 23

    One of the most common questions I get…

    One of the most common questions I get when I deal with a new client is “What happens if I lose this case?”  The answer to that question depends on what type of an offense the individual is facing, whether there is prior…
Rank this Week: 3333

Arizona Criminal Lawyer Blog

Arizona Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Arizona state crimes. By Koplow & Patane.

http://www.arizonacriminaldefenseblog.com
  • Apr 9

    Arizona Supreme Court issues two new decisions on medical marijuana

    Arizona Supreme Court issues two new decisions on medical marijuana
    The Arizona Supreme Court issued two decisions this week providing guidance as to scope of the immunity provisions contained in the medical marijuana statute.  Both cases, State V. Hancock (Ferrell) and Reed-Kaliher v. Hoggatt (State),…
  • Mar 25

    Eve of Trial Evidence

    Eve of Trial Evidence
    Defense Attorney: “I am moving to suppress the officer’s testimony.” Prosecution: “Why? We disclosed the evidence as soon as we got it.” -Flashback 12 hours- It is the night before trial and your email shows a…
  • Oct 17

    Court holds that cell-site data protected under Fourth Amendment

    Court holds that cell-site data protected under Fourth Amendment
    The Florida Supreme Court just addressed an issue with national implications. This week’s decision in Tracey v. Florida, addresses the issue of: “[W]hether accessing real time cell site location information by the government in…
Rank this Week: 3688

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense…

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James Novak.

https://blog.novakazlaw.com/
  • May 21

    Arizona Appellate Court Holds Police Had Reason to Order Passenger Back into Car and Conduct Search

    Arizona Appellate Court Holds Police Had Reason to Order Passenger Back into Car and Conduct Search
    Earlier this month, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in an Arizona drug possession case requiring the court to determine if the trial court properly denied the defendant’s motion to suppress. The court ultimately…
  • May 15

    Arizona’s Good-Faith Exception

    Arizona’s Good-Faith Exception
    In Arizona criminal cases, the defendant can argue that the evidence seized was in violation of his statutory or constitutional rights, and should not be admitted in a trial against him. This is normally done through a motion to suppress…
  • Apr 25

    The Importance of Effective Cross-Examination of Witnesses in Arizona Criminal Defense Case

    The Importance of Effective Cross-Examination of Witnesses in Arizona Criminal Defense Case
    In many Arizona criminal cases, the issue of witness credibility is key. This is because, by and large, most cases present two sides of the same story. Whichever side the judge or jury believes is generally the side that prevails at trial.…
Rank this Week: 1172

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense…

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

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

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

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

    Country Thunder Underage Drinking Ticket

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

    Mesa Municipal Court Criminal Case

    Mesa Municipal Court Criminal Case
    Mesa Municipal Court Criminal Cases If you were cited and/or arrested on a misdemeanor criminal violation by the Mesa Police Department, you will likely be appearing in the Mesa Municipal Court. The Mesa Municipal Court has jurisdiction over…
Rank this Week: 1567

Arizona DUI Defense Blog

Arizona DUI Defense Blog

Covers Arizona DUI laws, DUI penalties, field sobriety tests and vehicular assault. By Koplow & Patane.

http://duiblog.arizonaduicenter.com/
  • May 14

    The whole is not always the same as its part

    The whole is not always the same as its part
    You are going to buy a new home.  The house is 2000 square feet on a 3/4 acre lot.  You hire Rich (the termite inspector) to check it out before you buy. After all, no one wants to buy a house with termites.  Good news!…
  • Apr 24

    The Supreme Court Splits the baby in the Scottsdale Crime Lab Cases.

    The Supreme Court Splits the baby in the Scottsdale Crime Lab Cases.
    The highly anticipated Arizona Supreme Court opinion regarding the Scottsdale Crime Lab scandal was issued yesterday.   In a very Solomon like decision, the Court granted both sides some relief.   The decision contains a lot of…
  • Apr 22

    Arizona Supreme Court: Scottsdale Crime Lab Update

    Arizona Supreme Court: Scottsdale Crime Lab Update
    Tomorrow around 10:00 a.m. the Arizona Supreme Court will issue its decision regarding the Scottsdale Crime Lab.  Here are some of the new stories about the case of STATE v HON. BERNSTEIN/HERMAN: Scottsdale DUIs in question over lab…
Rank this Week: 3950

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers DUI defense in Utah.

http://utahduiattorneys.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 1

    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com

    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com
    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com. If you have been arrested for a DUI you need legal representation. At Arnold & Wadsworth we offer a free consultation. Give us a call today at (801) 475-0123.   DUI Salt Lake City,…
  • Jan 1

    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com

    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com
    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com. If you have been arrested for a DUI you need legal representation. At Arnold & Wadsworth we offer a free consultation. Give us a call today at (801) 475-0123.   DUI Salt…
  • Dec 23

    DUI Tips in Utah – Arnold & Wadsworth

    DUI Tips in Utah – Arnold & Wadsworth
    After being released from an embarrassing and frightening journey through the DUI arrest process you need to be prepared to take IMMEDIATE action. Being aware of the steps to take as soon as you are released from jail will ensure that your…
Rank this Week: 2810

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, divorce, DUI, criminal defense and general litigation.

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • Dec 6

    When Can the Office of Recovery Services (“ORS”) Collect Alimony?

    When Can the Office of Recovery Services (“ORS”) Collect Alimony?
    This issue causes a lot of heartache because ORS does not uniformly implement its regulations.  Implementation often depends on the caseworker, which is very frustrating. Here is the regulatory rule governing the issue. (R527-34-2):…
  • Jun 20

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action

    A Brief Introduction to Utah Deficiency Action
    When a lender forecloses on a mortgage and sells the property, it sometimes happens that the sale price does not cover the entire mortgaged amount. For example, you owe the bank $250,000 but the home only sells for $200,000 at auction. The…
  • Jun 15

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest

    What You Need to Know About the Utah Driver’s License Appeal Process Following a DUI Arrest
    Millions of Americans rely on their driver’s license to legally drive to and from work, school, the grocery store, and other destinations. Losing it after a DUI arrest can be inconvenient at best, and life-changing at the worst. The DUI…
Rank this Week: 3458

Arrested in Bronx Blog

Arrested in Bronx Blog

Covers New York criminal law. By Jason A. Steinberger.

http://arrestedinbronx.com/blog/
  • Jul 10

    Understanding NY Bills S-1446 and S-3769 and What They Mean to a DWI Accident involving Injury

    Understanding NY Bills S-1446 and S-3769 and What They Mean to a DWI Accident involving Injury
    The New York State Senate has been busy this year passing legislation that could greatly expand the scope of DUI/DWI testing. Although the votes of the New York State Assembly are still out, it is evident that it is becoming … The…
  • Jul 10

    Understanding NY Bills S-1446 and S-3769 and What They Mean to a DWI Accident involving Injury

    Understanding NY Bills S-1446 and S-3769 and What They Mean to a DWI Accident involving Injury
    The New York State Senate has been busy this year passing legislation that could greatly expand the scope of DUI/DWI testing. Although the votes of the New York State Assembly are still out, it is evident that it is becoming … The…
  • Jul 3

    How DUI or DWI Will Affect Your Insurance

    How DUI or DWI Will Affect Your Insurance
    One scary consideration for many drivers after a DUI/DWI arrest is the question of how it will affect their insurance premiums. If you have just had a DUI/ DWI, you probably haven’t seen any immediate changes to your insurance costs…
Rank this Week: 2224

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • May 10

    Down with the death penalty

    Down with the death penalty
    Source: The Kathmandu Post (4 May 2018)http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2018-05-04/down-with-the-death-penalty.htmlOn April 21, 2018, India’s cabinet passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018. One of the main amendments…
  • May 9

    Drug trafficking: Death penalty no longer mandatory; but give judges full discretionary power

    Drug trafficking: Death penalty no longer mandatory; but give judges full discretionary power
    Source: Aliran (3 May 2018)https://aliran.com/civil-society-voices/drug-trafficking-death-penalty-no-longer-mandatory-but-give-judges-full-discretionary-powers/Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture (Madpet) is pleased that the…
  • Apr 29

    ‘South Korea should lead abolition of death penalty in Asia-Pacific’

    ‘South Korea should lead abolition of death penalty in Asia-Pacific’
    Source: The Korea Herald (27 April 2018)http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20180427000573South Korea has an unprecedented record when it comes to the death penalty, allowing a political prisoner on death row to become its president.Late…
Rank this Week: 1782

Ask the AZ DUI Attorney

Ask the AZ DUI Attorney

Discusses issues related to DUI defense in Arizona. By Craig Rosenstein.

http://www.asktheazduiattorney.com/
  • May 16

    "DUI-AGGRAVATED ASSAULT" Defense

    "DUI-AGGRAVATED ASSAULT" Defense
    At Rosenstein Law Group in central Arizona, we work hard to deliver the highest quality counsel and representation in DUI and criminal traffic offense cases including "DUI-Aggravated Assault" for our clients. You can rely on us to…
  • May 9

    Judge vs. jury trial

    Judge vs. jury trial
    When facing a criminal charge, a big decision you might have to make is whether you want your case to be decided by a judge or a jury. This is no small matter; the outcome could have a huge impact...
  • May 8

    Beyond Standard DUI

    Beyond Standard DUI
    Most people are aware of the legal limit of .08 BAC to be charged with DUI in Arizona. But there are additional, more serious charges that can apply if the BAC is tested to be significantly higher. Under Arizona law,...
Rank this Week: 2753

Asset Hunter: Tracking…

Asset Hunter: Tracking International Financial Fraud

Covers the legal ramifications of financial fraud related to multinational corporations, multinational financial institutions, foreign governments, foreign officials and high-profile individuals in sensitive regulatory, civil and international criminal matters. By Michael Diaz, Jr.

http://www.michaeldiazjr.com
  • Dec 2

    Diaz Reus Forms Drone Legal Practice

    Diaz Reus Forms Drone Legal Practice
    In response to the growing phenomenon of domestic drones and legal/regulatory issues surrounding their use, the Florida-based international law firm of Diaz Reus announces the launch of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) practice. Headed by…
  • Feb 5

    Diaz Reus & Targ LLP scored a stunning…

    Diaz Reus & Targ LLP scored a stunning victory in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York last week on behalf of the government of Venezuela, obtaining complete and final dismissal with prejudice of a suit brought by…
  • Sep 25

    Bolivia’s Anti-Corruption Colonel, Mario Fabrizio Ormachea, Arrested in Miami FBI Sting | Trial period set for October

    Bolivia’s Anti-Corruption Colonel, Mario Fabrizio Ormachea, Arrested in Miami FBI Sting | Trial period set for October
    Mario Fabrizio Ormachea, the colonel leading Bolivia’s Anti-Corruption Unit, is being held without bail in Miami, awaiting an October 21 trial period after being arrested in an August 31 Miami FBI sting operation where he attempted to…
Rank this Week: 599

Atkinson Law Office Blog

Atkinson Law Office Blog

Covers Idaho criminal law.

https://atkinsonlawoffices.com/category/blog/
  • Apr 5

    Can I be arrested for a DUI after taking prescription medications?

    Can I be arrested for a DUI after taking prescription medications?
      DUI? I am prescribed this medication. Can you be arrested for a DUI for driving after taking a prescription medication?  Everyone knows the risk of drinking alcohol and driving. Few realize the potential for being arrested for…
  • Apr 4

    Ten Steps of a Divorce Case in Idaho

    Ten Steps of a Divorce Case in Idaho
    1. Breakdown In The Relationship It may have come as a surprise to you, but the chances are that something went wrong in the relationship long before you or your spouse asked for a divorce. Typically we see a pattern of gradual emotional…
  • Mar 30

    What happens to a witness (or victim) if they fail to appear for court?

    What happens to a witness (or victim) if they fail to appear for court?
    What will happen to a witness (or alleged victim) if the witness fails to show up for court?  It is most commonly a wife, or girlfriend, of a defendant in a domestic violence case that asks this question.  I suspect they are asking…
Rank this Week: 2743

Atlanta Criminal Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers traffic and criminal law news. By Thomas C. Nagel.

http://www.atlantacriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3387

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Atlanta DUI Attorney Blog

Discusses Georgia DUI defenses. By Douglas B. Chanco.

http://chancolaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 3

    QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR PROSPECTIVE DUI INJURY ATTORNEY

    QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR PROSPECTIVE DUI INJURY ATTORNEY
    Before you decide to hire a DUI injury lawyer, it is your right to ask probing questions until you are completely satisfied.  After all, you are the client and you will be paying the lawyer’s fee, so you need to know some…
  • Aug 3

    QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR PROSPECTIVE DUI INJURY ATTORNEY

    QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR PROSPECTIVE DUI INJURY ATTORNEY
    Before you decide to hire a DUI injury lawyer, it is your right to ask probing questions until you are completely satisfied.  After all, you are the client and you will be paying the lawyer’s fee, so you need to know some…
  • Jul 27

    TOP 5 THINGS TO DO AFTER YOU’VE BEEN IN A DUI ACCIDENT

    TOP 5 THINGS TO DO AFTER YOU’VE BEEN IN A DUI ACCIDENT
    Being in a car accident is a difficult ordeal.  Blood, fractures and injuries can add to the frightening experience.  However, maintaining one’s focus and composure is important in order to document the events of the…
Rank this Week: 2723

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's…

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's Blawg

Constitutional matters, politics, Wall Street matters, important cases and lots of opinions.

http://www.desilvalawoffices.com/Chicago-Litigation.aspx
  • Feb 9

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Effort to Reinstate Travel Ban

    Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects Effort to Reinstate Travel Ban
    /documents/17-35105.pdfThe Ninth Circuit's three-judge federal appeals panel unanimously refuses to reinstate President Trump’s travel ban. The decision is here. The decision was not signed as usual but per curium. Among the…
  • Jan 26

    Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered

    Civil Asset Forfeiture Considered
    Civil Forfeiture Considered
  • Jan 18

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?

    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer?
    When Does a Criminal Defendant Have the Right to a Lawyer? Most people know from popular TV shows that the defendant in a criminal case has the right to counsel. But when does this right come into play, and what does it really mean? The…
Rank this Week: 2842

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's Blog

Attorney R. Tamara de Silva's Blog

Features a skeptical lawyer's take on financial reform, Wall Street and white collar crime.

http://attyrtamaradesilva.wordpress.com
  • Aug 19

    Fat Tail and the Bail Out

    Fat Tail and the Bail Out
    “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” Mark Twain
  • Aug 19

    Fat Tail and the Bail Out

    Fat Tail and the Bail Out
    “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” Mark Twain Risk management is the difference between success and ruin in the financial…
  • Aug 19

    Market Transparency

    Market Transparency
    Market Transparency and Accountability Act of 2009 Misses the Mark R. Tamara de Silva February 22, 2009
Rank this Week: 349

Austin Criminal Defense Blog

Austin Criminal Defense Blog

Reviews and discusses current Texas criminal defense issues. By Tillman Braniff, PLLC.

http://www.tillmanbraniff.com/blog/
  • Nov 1

    DWI Enforcement Up During the Holiday

    DWI Enforcement Up During the Holiday
    Holidays are wonderful because we get to spend time with the ones we love. Unfortunately, this also means that some might get a bit carried away […] The post DWI Enforcement Up During the Holidays appeared first on Tillman-Braniff.
  • Apr 3

    How to Handle a DWI Stop in Texa

    How to Handle a DWI Stop in Texa
    What enables Texas law officers to pull you over for a suspected DWI? With reasonable suspicion, they can briefly detain you based on what they hear […] The post How to Handle a DWI Stop in Texas appeared first on Tillman-Braniff.
  • Mar 22

    What Is the Difference Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony?

    What Is the Difference Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony?
    What separates a misdemeanor from a felony is the severity of both the charge and the punishment. Misdemeanors range from a slap on the wrist to […] The post What Is the Difference Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony? appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 2977

Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer

Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer

Covers DWI, drugs and other criminal offenses. By Jamie Spencer.

http://blog.austindefense.com/
  • Nov 7

    Cheetos and Goldfish For Texas Too (...Someday)

    Cheetos and Goldfish For Texas Too (...Someday)
      The ballot title and submission clause numbered Amendment 64 to the Colorado Constitution asked: Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning marijuana, and, in connection therewith, providing for the regulation of…
  • Nov 7

    Cheetos and Goldfish For Texas Too (…Someday)

    Cheetos and Goldfish For Texas Too (…Someday)
      The ballot title and submission clause numbered Amendment 64 to the Colorado Constitution asked: Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning marijuana, and, in connection therewith, providing for the regulation…
  • Nov 7

    Cheetos and Goldfish For Texas Too (…Someday)

    Cheetos and Goldfish For Texas Too (…Someday)
      The ballot title and submission clause numbered Amendment 64 to the Colorado Constitution asked: Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution concerning marijuana, and, in connection therewith, providing for the regulation…
Rank this Week: 1834

Austin DWI Lawyer

Austin DWI Lawyer

Covers Texas DWI laws, blood tests, breath tests and field sobriety tests. By Jamie Spencer.

http://dwi.austindefense.com/
  • Aug 4

    Voir Dire Questions In A DWI

    Voir Dire Questions In A DWI
      Dallas DWI lawyer Robert Guest recently asked a question on the Texas DWI Defenders listserv: Dearest Brain Trust,  I've been using the same DWI voir dire for a few years and I'm looking for some fresh questions for the…
  • Aug 4

    Voir Dire Questions In A DWI

    Voir Dire Questions In A DWI
      Dallas DWI lawyer Robert Guest recently asked a question on the Texas DWI Defenders listserv: Dearest Brain Trust,  I’ve been using the same DWI voir dire for a few years and I’m looking for some fresh questions for…
  • Feb 10

    So That's What SOAH Stands For

    So That's What SOAH Stands For
     Administrative Law Judges handle all sorts of cases for the State Office of Administrative Hearings – aka SOAH - from the tremendously boring, such as boat motor sales and use tax cases, to the no doubt endlessly fascinating scenarios…
Rank this Week: 3951

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice…

Ayo and Iken PLC General Practice Blog

Covers Florida law topics.

http://www.myfloridalaw.com/blog/
  • May 6

    Ayo & Iken Recap – May 2018

    Ayo & Iken Recap – May 2018
    Our dedicated group of attorneys at Ayo & Iken continue to make a difference in their clients lives on a day-to-day basis tackling the toughest legal situations. It has been a busy time for the firm as the cases we have tackled have run…
  • Apr 25

    Social Media: The Courts Are Watching

    Social Media: The Courts Are Watching
    Social media’s domination of society is having an effect on the court system as well and experts are now starting to quantify its impact on the legal system and how attorneys will use it to benefit their clients in both criminal and…
  • Apr 24

    Difficulties Divorcing a Narcissist

    Difficulties Divorcing a Narcissist
    As American writer Jonathan Franzen wrote, “nice people don’t necessarily fall in love with nice people.” If you have been married to a narcissist for any length of time, you are probably painfully aware of this fact.…
Rank this Week: 510

Back in the Black Hills

Back in the Black Hills

Covers South Dakota criminal law, family law and estate planning issues. By Tana Fye.

http://backintheblackhills.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Non-Profit Series: 7. Benefits of 501(c)(3) Statu

    Non-Profit Series: 7. Benefits of 501(c)(3) Statu
    Written by Sagan L. Carman-DownerThe previous article in this series explained what the term 501(c)(3) means, and briefly which organizations can qualify for tax-exempt status under 501(c)(3). As explained in that article, many non-profit…
  • Mar 22

    We're Hiring!

    We're Hiring!
    Fye Law Office seeks candidates for an Associate Attorney position. Applicants with all levels of experience are encouraged to apply. A successful candidate will have an interest in family law, juvenile law, estate planning/probate. Interest…
  • Oct 7

    Rural Areas Need More Lawyer

    Rural Areas Need More Lawyer
    I live and work primarily in rural Nebraska, but am from the Rapid City area of South Dakota.  And I hear about and see first hand that there is a shortage of lawyers able to handle the caseload that exists.  The American Bar…
Rank this Week: 2931

Bad Prosecutors

Bad Prosecutors

Focuses on bad prosecutors and bad prosecutorial acts. By the Bennett Law Firm.

http://bennettlawfirm.typepad.com/badprosecutors/
Rank this Week: 408

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Baltimore Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.baltimorecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • May 15

    Supreme Court Clears Path For Maryland Sports Gambling

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

    How Does Law Enforcement Recover Stolen Property?

    How Does Law Enforcement Recover Stolen Property?
    Theft is one of the most common crimes in Maryland, with over 100,000 cases reported annually to law enforcement.  Most of the reported cases involve valuable personal property, but if you factor in retail theft/ shoplifting and the…
  • May 1

    What Happens When A Juvenile Is Arrested

    What Happens When A Juvenile Is Arrested
    As a parent there are few things worse than finding out that your child has been arrested and charged with a crime.  The initial disbelief is soon replaced by concern, fear and anger, and the worst part is not being able to do anything…
Rank this Week: 3249

Beckwith DUI Law Blog

Beckwith DUI Law Blog

Provides DUI information for Washington state. By Cristine Beckwith.

http://www.tacomaduilawyerblog.com/blog/
  • Sep 23

    Drug DUI in Washington State

    Drug DUI in Washington State
    Under Washington law, you can be found guilty of a drug DUI if your impairment is caused by the use of any individual drug, or through the combined influence of alcohol and drugs. Drugs include legal prescription drugs and Marijuana, as well…
  • Aug 21

    Military DUI Consequence

    Military DUI Consequence
    If you are a member of the military and get arrested for DUI (either on base or off base), you could face military consequences in addition to the typical civilian consequences of jail time, fines and alcohol treatment. An experienced Federal…
  • Jul 22

    DUI with Out of State Driver’s License

    DUI with Out of State Driver’s License
    Do states share driver’s license information? Licensing agencies in most states participate in an interstate agreement where information such as a license suspension or DUI conviction will be reported. Under the agreement, violations…
Rank this Week: 2683

Beckwith DV Law

Beckwith DV Law

Information about the criminal and civil consequences of domestic violence in Washington State.

http://www.seattle-domesticviolence.com/domestic-violence-defense-law/
  • Nov 5

    Loss of Gun Rights from Domestic Violence

    Loss of Gun Rights from Domestic Violence
    The Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act makes it a felony to possess firearms or ammunition if you have been convicted of certain misdemeanor domestic violence (DV) crimes. Under the Amendment, a “misdemeanor crime of domestic…
  • Nov 5

    Non-Criminal Consequences of Domestic Violence

    Non-Criminal Consequences of Domestic Violence
    Besides direct consequences that can include jail time, fines, and treatment, a domestic violence conviction can trigger many consequences outside of the Washington State court system. These consequences can affect your current employment,…
  • Nov 5

    Interfering with the Reporting of Domestic Violence

    Interfering with the Reporting of Domestic Violence
    In Washington State, a person will be charged with this crime if they commit a crime of domestic violence AND prevent or attempt to prevent the alleged victim or a witness from calling 911, making a police report, or receiving medical…
Rank this Week: 2638

Behind the Eighth

Behind the Eighth

News and Cases of Note Affecting Eighth Circuit Criminal Practice. By JaneAnne Murray.

http://behindthe8th.com/
  • Mar 27

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Denial of Safety Valve and Imposition of Ten-Year Sentence

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Denial of Safety Valve and Imposition of Ten-Year Sentence
    It is unlikely that today Alfonso Vega Diaz would face a mandatory minimum sentence under A.G. Holder’s new drug charging policy (no violence, weapons, minors, serious injury or death; not an organizer, leader or supervisor; no…
  • Mar 27

    Eighth Circuit Rejects Cross-Section Jury Challenge

    Eighth Circuit Rejects Cross-Section Jury Challenge
    In those increasingly rare cases that go to trial, the defendant is entitled to a jury “selected from a fair cross-section of the community.”  Defendants like Carlous Horton can be surprised to learn that this doesn’t…
  • Mar 23

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Sentences Based on Uncontested Facts in the PSR

    Eighth Circuit Affirms Sentences Based on Uncontested Facts in the PSR
    How must a defendant effectively object to facts in the presentence report (PSR)? With “specificity and clarity,” the Eighth Circuit repeats in United States v. Pepper, issued on March 20, 2014 (published), so as “to put the…
Rank this Week: 2184

Behind the Eighth

Behind the Eighth

Review of news and notable decisions affecting federal criminal practice in the Eighth Circuit. By Murray Law LLC.

http://mlawllc.com/blogs/
Rank this Week: 2468

Beyond The Scope

Beyond The Scope

Covers the practice of interstate drug interdiction and property seizure/forfeiture. By Stowers & Sarcone, PLC.

http://www.interstatedrugbust.com/blog/
  • Mar 30

    Iowa Stand Your Ground Defense Rejected

    Iowa Stand Your Ground Defense Rejected
    STAND YOUR GROUND DEFENSE REJECTED A Johnson County judge rejected defendant Lamar Wilson’s “stand your ground” defense in one of the first publicized uses of the defense since the law was enacted in 2017.  The State…
  • Mar 28

    Iowa Appellate Lawyers: How to Appeal Your Iowa Conviction

    Iowa Appellate Lawyers: How to Appeal Your Iowa Conviction
    IOWA APPEALS AND APPELLATE LAWYERS Criminal appeals can be complicated business. Choosing a lawyer with appellate experience is important. An appeal is not a retrial. There are no hearings, no juries and no new evidence. An appeal is merely…
  • Mar 23

    Iowa Harassment Charge

    Iowa Harassment Charge
    Iowa State Student Charged with First Degree Harassment Story County authorities have charged an Iowa State student with first degree harassment, an aggravated misdemeanor, after the student made threatening comments online and one student…
Rank this Week: 2122

Bickerton Law Blog

Bickerton Law Blog

Features updates and perspectives on Criminal Law. By Bickerton & Bickerton.

http://bickerton-law.com/bickerton-law-blog/
  • Dec 12

    LAW NEWS: Pennsylvania changes DUI prior conviction standard for sentencing

    LAW NEWS: Pennsylvania changes DUI prior conviction standard for sentencing
    On October 20th, 2014, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a law changing the way courts handle prior drunk driving (DUI) convictions at sentencing. In Pennsylvania, you face harsher punishments if you have prior DUI convictions.…
  • Dec 12

    LAW NEWS: Pennsylvania changes DUI prior conviction standard for sentencing

    LAW NEWS: Pennsylvania changes DUI prior conviction standard for sentencing
    On October 20th, 2014, the Pennsylvania General Assembly passed a law changing the way courts handle prior drunk driving (DUI) convictions at sentencing. In Pennsylvania, you face harsher punishments if you have prior DUI convictions.…
  • Oct 20

    LAW NEWS: Pa Legislature changes retroactive effect of Adam Walsh Act

    LAW NEWS: Pa Legislature changes retroactive effect of Adam Walsh Act
    On December 20, 2012, the Adam Walsh Act (SORNA) required many individuals who were convicted of sex offenses but not classified as violent sex offenders to begin registering as sexual offenders.  A new law passed in…
Rank this Week: 590

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

Provides immigration law and criminal law information in Spanish. By Tamara Caban-Ramirez.

http://bilingualmnattorney.wordpress.com
  • Feb 2

    ¿QUE HACER SI LO DETIENEN EN UNA REDADA EN EL TRABAJO?

    ¿QUE HACER SI LO DETIENEN EN UNA REDADA EN EL TRABAJO?
    MANTENGA SILENCIO… es su derecho No diga nada o diga que quiere hablar con un(a) abogado(a) No conteste preguntas, ni diga donde nació ni como llego a los Estados Unidos No mienta No muestre documentos falsos No lleve consigo…
  • Jan 19

    CUANDO NO ES JUSTO! MODIFICAR UNA ORDEN DE EXENCIÓN DE IMPUESTOS DE DEPENDENCIA BAJO LA LEY DE MINNESOTA.

    CUANDO NO ES JUSTO! MODIFICAR UNA ORDEN DE EXENCIÓN DE IMPUESTOS DE DEPENDENCIA BAJO LA LEY DE MINNESOTA.
    Por Marisela E. Cantu, abogada http://www.cantuattorney.com Temporada de impuestos es sobre nosotros, y estamos todos tratando de maximizar nuestra rentabilidad o minimizar nuestros pagos lo mejor que podamos. Una forma de hacerlo es diciendo…
  • Oct 10

    ADOPCIÓN DE UN PARIENTE EN MINNESOTA POR MARISELA E. CANTU, ESQ.

    ADOPCIÓN DE UN PARIENTE EN MINNESOTA POR MARISELA E. CANTU, ESQ.
    Usted considerando adoptar un relativo pero no saben si la ley lo considera como un pariente del niño que desea adoptar.  Según las leyes de adopción en el estado de Minnesota que es pariente de un niño…
Rank this Week: 3786