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TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

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

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Oct 19

    Thursday Open Thread

    Thursday Open Thread
    Here's a new open thread, all topics welcome. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Oct 18

    Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

    Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee
    Jeff Sessions is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (Live video link) He promises to ramp up the war on drugs, especially the war on pain meds, prescribers and manufacturers, and war on immigrants. He praises Trump's border…
  • Oct 16

    Trump Adviser to Bail Out Weinstein's Company

    Trump Adviser to Bail Out Weinstein's Company
    Colony Capital, owned by Trump adviser Thomas J. Barrack Jr., has agreed to bail out Harvey Weinstein's company, providing an immediate cash infusion and then buying most if not all of the assets. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my…
Rank this Week: 1

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Oct 16

    Sentence in Modification Fraud

    Sentence in Modification Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Ana Maritza Gomez, 45, Hyattsville, Maryland, was sentenced to 30 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release for conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud arising from a scheme to defraud victims…
  • Oct 16

    Former Settlement Agent Convicted in Refinancing Fraud

    Former Settlement Agent Convicted in Refinancing Fraud
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Mark Andreotti, 46, Wyckoff, New Jersey, a former settlement agent, was convicted at trial on charges related to the refinancing of properties in Bergen and Morris Counties, New Jersey.  Andreotti was found guilty on…
  • Oct 16

    Mortgage Fraud Tactics in Bridge Financing Case

    Mortgage Fraud Tactics in Bridge Financing Case
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. David T. Odom, 53, Chicago, Illinois, was sentenced to 30 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for a wire fraud conspiracy arising from a scheme to defraud lenders in order to…
Rank this Week: 5

Plano DWI Lawyer Blog

Plano DWI Lawyer Blog

Covers DWI topics such as breath testing, DWI detection and enforcement, DWI news, field sobriety tests, occupational drivers license, rights, and Texas DWI basics. By Troy P. Burleson.

http://www.planodwilawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 14

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: 16

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

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

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 18

    BLACK TUESDAY

    BLACK TUESDAY
    Tuesday of this week will forever be known henceforth as "Black Tuesday" judging (pun intended) from the moaning, groaning and shocking movement of judges in and out of the REGJB pending the New Year. For example, Judge Richard Hersch…
  • Oct 17

    YOUR NEW FEDERAL COURT JUDGE

    YOUR NEW FEDERAL COURT JUDGE
    Your new federal court judge may just come from the following Miami State court judges who have applied and think they have the right stuff for Federal Court (Motto:        " The benefits include: Really big chambers; the…
  • Oct 16

    ROY GONZALEZ HAS PASSED AWAY

    ROY GONZALEZ HAS PASSED AWAY
    There's a new Hawaiian shirt in heaven today. We received some very sad news that long-time Assistant Public Defender Roy Gonzalez, who had retired, has passed away. Below is the obituary that we received from his wife.Roy was a…
Rank this Week: 22

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Sep 29

    Chuck Person and Rashan Michel are Not Guilty

    Chuck Person and Rashan Michel are Not Guilty
    If you were surprised to learn that college basketball is infected by money, you really haven’t been paying attention. But the story told in the criminal complaint filed this week… read more → The post Chuck Person and…
  • Sep 14

    Florida Nursing Home Faces Criminal Investigation After Hurricane Irma Death

    Florida Nursing Home Faces Criminal Investigation After Hurricane Irma Death
    A Florida nursing home that lost power during Hurricane Irma is being criminally investigated after eight of its residents died due to heat-related causes. Last Sunday, The Rehabilitation Center at… read more → The post Florida…
  • Sep 8

    Equifax Data Breach Lawsuit – Do I have a claim?

    Equifax Data Breach Lawsuit – Do I have a claim?
    Many of us woke up today to news that Equifax, one of the three major credit agencies in the U.S., fell victim to hackers, resulting in a massive data breach.… read more → The post Equifax Data Breach Lawsuit – Do I have a…
Rank this Week: 29

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

NJ DUI Questions & Answers

Covers DUI charges and legal defenses. By Matthew W. Reisig.

http://www.newjersey-dui-attorney.com/blog/
  • Aug 11

    Drunk Driver Drives to New Jersey Police Station to Pick Up Drunk-Driving Boyfriend

    Drunk Driver Drives to New Jersey Police Station to Pick Up Drunk-Driving Boyfriend
    A word of advice: If you’re drunk, it may be best if you don’t drive to your local police station to pick up a loved one who’s been arrested for DWI. If it sounds like common sense, you should know that this exact scenario…
  • Aug 11

    Napping Bayville Man Nabbed for DWI in New Jersey

    Napping Bayville Man Nabbed for DWI in New Jersey
    Everybody needs a good nap now and then, but for one Bayville man, some poor choices beforehand may cost him big. Around 10:00 p.m on June 15., several police officers, including a sergeant and a detective, stopped in at the QuickChek off of…
  • Aug 11

    Manville NJ Man Arrested for DWI While Drinking and Driving

    Manville NJ Man Arrested for DWI While Drinking and Driving
    The most common DWI arrests involve someone who becomes intoxicated at a location, perhaps a bar or a party, and is then stopped by police for traffic infractions. In a good portion of these cases, there may be additional alcohol in the car.…
Rank this Week: 82

Human Rights Now Blog

Human Rights Now Blog

Covers human rights, free speech, death penalty, LGBT rights, refugees and torture. From Amnesty International.

http://blog.amnestyusa.org
  • Apr 25

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru

    The Value of Political Freedom: Russia and Belaru
    Today, we must be reminded of the value of political freedom and the right to protest when it is repeatedly brutally offended by government authorities in Russia and Belarus.
  • Apr 18

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance

    Big Brother in Practice: An Overview of Unlawful Surveillance
    We should be warned to not only protect our physical human rights, but also the privacy of our virtual spaces and communication via technology. I draw attention to recent cases of unlawful surveillance and cyberattacks by governments…
  • Apr 11

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue

    Abductions and Forcible Returns from Russia to Uzbekistan continue
    By Ella Shen A few weeks ago, Amnesty International, along with other international organizations, has expressed heavy concern over the possibility of danger, including torture amongst other human rights violations, to journalist Khudoberdi…
Rank this Week: 56

Puryear Law Blog

Puryear Law Blog

Covers criminal defense, family law, divorce, juvenile law, business law, discrimination, personal injury, and related matters in the states of Illinois and Iowa.

http://www.puryearlaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 30

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge

    Federal Stolen Motor Vehicle and Chop Shop Charge
    Trafficking in certain motor vehicles or motor vehicle parts, or operating a chop shop, is a Federal offense under 18 U.S.C. § 2321 and 18 U.S.C. § 2322, respectively: 18 U.S.C. § 2321 provides as follows: (a) Whoever buys,…
  • Jan 29

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS

    Who is a “Caretaker” of a Child According to Iowa DHS
    Under Iowa law, for a person to be accused of being a perpetrator of child abuse must be a person responsible for the care of a child. A person responsible for the care of a child is defined in Iowa Code 232.68 as follows: a. Parent,…
  • Jan 29

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed

    Supreme Court Rules Juveniles Serving Life Sentences Have Right to Have Their Sentences Reviewed
    Those convicted of crimes committed as a juvenile who are serving life sentences have the right to seek a review and reduction of those sentences, under a United States Supreme Court ruling that was issued on January 25, 2016. In Montgomery…
Rank this Week: 69

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 201

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law…

Georgia Criminal Appellate Law Blog

By J. Scott Key, P.C.

http://www.georgiacriminalappellatelawblog.com
  • Oct 18

    A Quick Explanation of the Holding in the New SCOG DUI Case

    A Quick Explanation of the Holding in the New SCOG DUI Case
    There has been much talk in the media about Olevik v. State. My algebra teacher long ago would make me “show my work” on tests and sometimes at the chalkboard. I’ve linked to the opinion where you can see where the Supreme…
  • Oct 17

    For Great Cross-Examination, Forget You Ever Knew Matlock, Perry Mason, or Jack McCoy

    For Great Cross-Examination, Forget You Ever Knew Matlock, Perry Mason, or Jack McCoy
    I cut my teeth in law school on Terrance McCarthy’s cross-examination methods. During my 2L year, I recall preparing for a national mock trial competition. During our first practice of the year, our coach popped in a cassette (yes, a…
  • Oct 16

    The Weekend Perfection Wasn’t an Obstacle

    The Weekend Perfection Wasn’t an Obstacle
    At the beginning of the summer, I signed up for a marathon in Chattanooga. And I spent most of June through August training for it. At about the halfway point in my training (mid-August), school started back. Then I had a fairly slammed…
Rank this Week: 105

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law…

Minnesota Criminal Defense Law Blog

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

https://aacriminallaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 18

    Can I Still Drive After A DUI In Minnesota?

    Can I Still Drive After A DUI In Minnesota?
    A DUI can be a costly mistake, but you don’t have to let a drunk driving charge lead to the loss of your job or the need to drop out of school because you no longer have a valid driver’s license. Minnesota offers some different…
  • Oct 17

    Updating The 2017 Best Legal Blog Contest

    Updating The 2017 Best Legal Blog Contest
    Readers, Once again we’re asking for your help to push us to the top of the charts in The Expert Institute’s Best Legal Blog Contest. This is the most competitive year on record, so we’re hoping you can help push The…
  • Oct 16

    Synthetic Drug Penalties In Minnesota

    Synthetic Drug Penalties In Minnesota
    Synthetic drugs have become more popular in recent years as individuals and businesses have tried to get around some of the laws that govern illegal drug use. Lawmakers quickly closed loopholes after overdoses from these synthetic drugs…
Rank this Week: 212

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/
  • Oct 18

    'The Myth of the Progressive Prosecutor'

    'The Myth of the Progressive Prosecutor'
    Josie Duffy Rice has a solid piece in the NY Times on "the myth of the progressive prosecutor." Grits agrees with much of what she says, with one caveat: To me, the problem isn't the hypocrisy of a Cyrus Vance or a Kim Ogg but that…
  • Oct 15

    Bashing civilian review, crappy counsel in death penalty appeals, and other storie

    Bashing civilian review, crappy counsel in death penalty appeals, and other storie
    Here are a few odds and ends that merit Grits readers' attention:Civilian review in Austin brings no reformSee a report that the missus prepared for the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition detailing recommendations by Austin's civilian…
  • Oct 14

    Police union criticisms warranted, but suggestions off base

    Police union criticisms warranted, but suggestions off base
    While Grits remains sympathetic to activists like Paul Butler who're frustrated at the ability of police unions like the Federation of Police to thwart accountability reforms, I don't find his proposed solutions particularly viable…
Rank this Week: 184

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

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

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Oct 18

    Divorce Investigations: Documents to Refute Income Claim

    Divorce Investigations: Documents to Refute Income Claim
    When parties are divorcing, it is not unusual for claims to be made about declining income or lack of assets. Tracy talks about some of the documents that could be used to refute these claims and to prove the existence of assets or streams of…
  • Oct 12

    What Is a Lifestyle Analysis?

    What Is a Lifestyle Analysis?
    Tracy Coenen talks about the lifestyle analysis in divorce cases: what it is, and the basic uses for it.
  • Oct 9

    The Face of Forensic Accounting

    The Face of Forensic Accounting
    Tracy Coenen recently appeared in Milwaukee Magazine’s Faces of Milwaukee feature. When you need to find lost or hidden money, forensic accountant Tracy Coenen is the detective you want on your side. She doesn’t just add up the…
Rank this Week: 156

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
  • Oct 17

    Plaintiff Asks Court to Declare That Defendant is a "BULLY"

    Plaintiff Asks Court to Declare That Defendant is a "BULLY"
    From this tweet by Keith Lee, I learned of this fascinating Complaint filed on Sunday in the New York County Supreme Court. Lee takes note of the first two paragraphs of the Complaint, which are admittedly colorful:1. The date, September…
  • Oct 4

    Wall Street Journal Praises Judicial Ignorance of Statistical Method

    Wall Street Journal Praises Judicial Ignorance of Statistical Method
    From yesterday's Wall Street Journal editorial page covering yesterday's oral arguments in Gill v. Whitford, a case that involved a challenge to alleged gerrymandering:[Chief Justice John Roberts] zeroed in on risks for the…
  • Sep 28

    Trump to Nominate Justice Don Willett for Fifth Circuit

    Trump to Nominate Justice Don Willett for Fifth Circuit
    So reports San Antonio Express-News:President Trump on Thursday will nominate two conservatives from Texas with compelling personal stories to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, according to a senior administrative official. Texas Supreme…
Rank this Week: 251

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 17

    County Sex-Offender Registry Pulled Down Because of Lawsuit Fear

    County Sex-Offender Registry Pulled Down Because of Lawsuit Fear
    10-17-17 Colorado: As we've reported, Montrose County, on Colorado's Western Slope, pulled its sex-offender list offline following a recent court ruling in which U.S. District Court Judge Richard Matsch found that such registries constituted…
  • Oct 17

    Doctors and cops among 277 arrested in human trafficking, online prostitution sting in Polk County

    Doctors and cops among 277 arrested in human trafficking, online prostitution sting in Polk County
    10-17-17 Florida: POLK COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A week-long undercover sting targeting human trafficking and online prostitution in Polk County ended with 277 arrests that included doctors, pharmacists and law enforcement…
  • Oct 15

    Simi Valley City Council may repeal Halloween sex offender ordinance

    Simi Valley City Council may repeal Halloween sex offender ordinance
    10-15-17 California: With two weeks until Halloween, the Simi Valley City Council on Monday night may repeal a controversial law that says registered sex offenders listed on the Megan's Law website can't open their doors to trick-or-treating…
Rank this Week: 140

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    ‘Operation Nailed’ Nets About 20 Arrests of Alleged Unlicensed Contractors in Pinellas County

    ‘Operation Nailed’ Nets About 20 Arrests of Alleged Unlicensed Contractors in Pinellas County
    About 20 unlicensed contractors accused of scamming Pinellas County residents were taken into custody Tuesday. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, deputies began rounding up the contractors at 5 a.m. during…
  • Oct 9

    2 Jacksonville High School Students Accused of Bringing Guns on Campu

    2 Jacksonville High School Students Accused of Bringing Guns on Campu
    A Mandarin High School student and an 18-year-old Northside charter school student were allegedly caught Friday with guns on their respective campuses, according to police. The 18-year-old was arrested Friday with a loaded gun in his book bag…
  • Oct 9

    Marion County Teacher Assistant Charged with Molesting Student

    Marion County Teacher Assistant Charged with Molesting Student
    A Marion County teacher assistant was recently charged with molesting a middle school student, according to Marion County Sheriff’s Office. The 36-year-old is being charged with lewd or lascivious molestation. The Marion County…
Rank this Week: 186

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 94

Southern California Defense Blog

Southern California Defense Blog

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

http://www.southerncaliforniadefenseblog.com/
  • Oct 6

    Defendants Can’t Gain Access to Private Social Media of Alleged Victims, Court Rule

    Defendants Can’t Gain Access to Private Social Media of Alleged Victims, Court Rule
    It is safe to say that most people have an expectation of privacy when it comes to sending messages and information on Facebook. Although posts on your wall and comments may be readily available for the public to see, you probably expect the…
  • Oct 4

    Coaches Can’t Pray on the Field, Court Rule

    Coaches Can’t Pray on the Field, Court Rule
    Recently, we’ve seen that sports can spark controversy. NFL players have taken knees and locked arms during the national anthem to protest inequality and injustice, but the NFL isn’t the only form of football causing controversy.…
  • Sep 22

    California Moves to Protect Immigrants in Court

    California Moves to Protect Immigrants in Court
    Earlier this year, under President Trump’s aggressive immigration policies, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents began keeping a watchful eye on people coming in and out of courthouses, seizing an opportunity to detain…
Rank this Week: 150

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/
  • Jul 12

    Stowers & Sarcone: Vehicular Homicide Case Dismissed!

    Stowers & Sarcone: Vehicular Homicide Case Dismissed!
    VEHICULAR HOMICIDE CASE DISMISSED On July 6, 2017 Dean obtained the complete dismissal of a vehicular homicide case. Unfortunately, Dean’s client rear ended a vehicle on the interstate causing a chain reaction which led to the other…
  • May 9

    Iowa’s New Fireworks Law Explained

    Iowa’s New Fireworks Law Explained
    IOWA’S NEW FIREWORKS LAW Today, May 9, 2017, Iowa Governor Terry Branstad is expected to sign Iowa Senate File 489  – permitting the sale and use of consumer fireworks in Iowa – into law. The law, like Missouri’s,…
  • Apr 26

    COULD IT GET WORSE FOR CHRIS SOULES?

    COULD IT GET WORSE FOR CHRIS SOULES?
    Yesterday’s post discussed Chris Soules potential civil and criminal liability. To keep it simple, I left out one vital piece of the puzzle. So, could it get worse for Chris Soules? Oh ya! As I explained yesterday, Chris…
Rank this Week: 164

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Texas Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers arrests, criminal appeals, drug offenses, federal crimes and searches and seizure in Texas. By Michael J. Brown.

http://www.texascriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 245

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: 190

New Orleans Criminal Defense…

New Orleans Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Focuses on local and national news, Louisiana criminal law and public policy concerning criminal law. By Elizabeth B. Carpenter.

http://www.neworleans-criminal-defense.com/attorney-blog/
  • Sep 12

    Is Logging into a Friend’s Netflix Account a Federal Crime?

    Is Logging into a Friend’s Netflix Account a Federal Crime?
      United States vs. Nosal – Recent Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Decision   You access your friend’s Netflix account after he gave you permission to use it with his login and password. Did you just commit a federal…
  • Sep 12

    Is Logging into a Friend’s Netflix Account a Federal Crime?

    Is Logging into a Friend’s Netflix Account a Federal Crime?
      United States vs. Nosal – Recent Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Decision   You access your friend’s Netflix account after he gave you permission to use it with his login and password. Did you just commit a federal…
  • Aug 8

    Prison Litigation Reform Act

    Prison Litigation Reform Act
      Litigating Claims Under the P.L.R.A. Under the Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, prisoners shall be protected from inhumane treatment or anything considered to be “cruel and unusual” while they are incarcerated in…
Rank this Week: 115

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Apr 27

    Who Owns Your Favorite Pundit? How to Follow the Money

    Who Owns Your Favorite Pundit? How to Follow the Money
    Most of your favorite pundits are owned by the same big donors who control elections. These relationships are never disclosed. You can, however, help me expose the corrupt. Go to Guidestar.org It's free to register. Search for the name of the…
  • Feb 10

    Clifford Durand and Violence Against Women Allowed on Twitter

    Clifford Durand and Violence Against Women Allowed on Twitter
    Clifford Durand is a student at St. John's University who recently threatened to "smash" a "bitch" in his class because she had a Donald Trump sticker on her computer. (You can find an archive of the Tweet here.) None of…
  • Jan 25

    Marc Randazza Learns a Hard Lesson on Loyalty and Life

    Marc Randazza Learns a Hard Lesson on Loyalty and Life
    Marc Randazza is a lawyer's lawyer. When someone threatened you with a lawsuit or some up drama came up, Randazza was the man you called. He was more generous with his time than any lawyer I'd ever known. As one of his many lawyer-clients,…
Rank this Week: 189

Houston Lawyer Blog

Houston Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law and criminal defense issues. By the Charles Johnson Law Firm.

http://www.houstonlawyer.com/blog/
  • Mar 3

    Have You Been Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence?

    Have You Been Falsely Accused of Domestic Violence?
    Have you been falsely accused or wrongly prosecuted for domestic violence?  False allegations and wrongful prosecutions harm the innocent, squander resources, and shortchange true victims. If you or someone you care about has…
  • Dec 15

    Expert Help with Houston Traffic Ticket

    Expert Help with Houston Traffic Ticket
    Traffic Citation in Houston? If you have been ticketed in the Houston area, or if you have a Texas Warrant or License Suspension, call today. We are ready to give you a free, confidential consultation to discuss your rights and options.…
  • Dec 15

    Expert Help with Houston Traffic Ticket

    Expert Help with Houston Traffic Ticket
    Traffic Citation in Houston? If you have been ticketed in the Houston area, or if you have a Texas Warrant or License Suspension, call today. We are ready to give you a free, confidential consultation to discuss your rights and options.…
Rank this Week: 166

New York Legal Blog

New York Legal Blog

Offers information and articles related to injury and accident law, criminal law, and immigration law in New York. By the Law Office of Mark Siesel, Esq.

http://www.nylegalblog.com/
Rank this Week: 185

Durham-in-Wonderland

Durham-in-Wonderland

Features comments and analysis about the Duke/Nifong case. By Professor KC Johnson.

http://durhamwonderland.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 17

    Closing Comment

    Closing Comment
    When I first started writing about the lacrosse case, at a joint historians’ blog called Cliopatria, I did so in reaction to the Group of 88 statement. Then (and now) I considered the statement an indefensible betrayal by professors of…
  • Jul 13

    The Group of 88 & Wikipedia

    The Group of 88 & Wikipedia
    Some interesting comments in a Wikipedia discussion thread regarding efforts to remove mention of their membership in the Group from Wikipedia bios of Group of 88 members. The evidence regarding Cathy Davidson, author of the infamous…
  • Jul 11

    Howard Update

    Howard Update
    Anne Blythe reports in the N&O that Judge Hudson has said he wants to grant bail to Darryl Howard, whose prosecution, writes Blythe, the judge described “as one of the most 'horrendous' prosecutions he had seen in his 34 years on…
Rank this Week: 217

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 182

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 151

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

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

http://fourthamendment.com/
  • Oct 19

    DE: 14 yo could consent to entry to look for missing person

    DE: 14 yo could consent to entry to look for missing person
    The search of the house was valid both by apparent authority to consent and the emergency aid doctrine. The victim was missing, and the consenter was a 14 year old with a key. The consent was solely to look for … Continue reading…
  • Oct 19

    D.Kan.: CP SW not stale

    D.Kan.: CP SW not stale
    The search warrant for child pornography was not stale, based on the officer’s experience. [Since no case has ever found staleness in child pornography cases, why don’t they just cut to the chase and take judicial notice?] United…
  • Oct 19

    CA6: 4A claim barred by Heck so appeal summarily affirmed

    CA6: 4A claim barred by Heck so appeal summarily affirmed
    Plaintiff’s civil rights Fourth Amendment claim is barred by Heck because it necessarily calls into question the validity of the underlying conviction. The claim is barred on its face, so qualified immunity is moot. West v. Saginaw Twp.…
Rank this Week: 1245

Daniel M Murphy, P.C. Blog

Daniel M Murphy, P.C. Blog

Covers DUI, domestic violence, assault, drug crimes, sex offenses, and other criminal cases in Denver County and throughout the Denver metro area.

http://www.denvercocriminaldefenselawyer.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Can Family Counseling Help with Domestic Violence

    Can Family Counseling Help with Domestic Violence
    Couples and family counseling can be an excellent tool to address specific problems that affect the psychological health of the family. Counseling can be particularly helpful when a family experiences a stressful event together, such as the…
  • Sep 18

    How Does Restitution Work in Colorado

    How Does Restitution Work in Colorado
    When a court orders a convicted criminal offender to pay the offender’s victim or victims for losses sustained because of the crime, that payment is called “restitution.” All fifty states have established some type of…
  • Sep 18

    How Does Restitution Work in Colorado

    How Does Restitution Work in Colorado
    When a court orders a convicted criminal offender to pay the offender’s victim or victims for losses sustained because of the crime, that payment is called “restitution.” All fifty states have established some type of…
Rank this Week: 1717

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Robichaud's Criminal Law Blog

Provides legal commentary, opinions, and articles on criminal law.

http://robichaudlaw.ca/blog/
  • Oct 19

    Deportation and conditional sentences: the case of R. v. Tran

    Deportation and conditional sentences: the case of R. v. Tran
    Deportation, appeals, and conditional sentences as "terms of imprisonment" - the case of R. v. Tran In 2013, Than Tam Tran, was convicted of producing marijuana contrary to Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. At the time of his…
  • Oct 13

    Reasonable expectation of privacy in voyeurism crime in Canada: the case of Jarvi

    Reasonable expectation of privacy in voyeurism crime in Canada: the case of Jarvi
    Reasonable expectations of privacy in voyeurism cases under the Canadian Criminal Code: London's case of R. v. Jarvis. The Ontario Court of Appeal released a decision today upholding the acquittal of a London high school teacher charged with…
  • Sep 8

    Liberty lost: the failings of delegating bail hearings to Justices of the Peace in Ontario

    Liberty lost: the failings of delegating bail hearings to Justices of the Peace in Ontario
    How the delegation of bail hearings to Justices of the Peace has failed, and a judicial recalibration is required. Recently, the the CBC reported  that"Judges will be taking over bail hearings at two Ontario courthouses Tuesday as…
Rank this Week: 2277

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
  • Oct 19

    F-Bombs Litter The Courtroom And Elsewhere

    F-Bombs Litter The Courtroom And Elsewhere
    A word which used to be limited to locker rooms and schoolyard spats is now getting national coverage thanks to a trio of offenders — including a New York City judge who was instructed to begin his retirement a month early. The post…
  • Oct 12

    Strange And Unusual New York Criminal Laws & Statute

    Strange And Unusual New York Criminal Laws & Statute
    Visit New York and break a law that most residents aren’t aware of and pay a fine. Statutes which may have had a legitimate purpose decades ago are still on the books. Apparently, NY’s city council is too busy figuring out ways to…
  • Oct 5

    American Citizen Convicted in Suicide Attack

    American Citizen Convicted in Suicide Attack
    An American citizen who linked-up with al-Qaida has been convicted by a federal jury in Manhattan.  Muhanad Mahmoud Al Farekh, originally from Houston, Texas was found guilty September 29 for taking part in a botched suicide bombing in…
Rank this Week: 2170

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/
  • Oct 19

    Chacon on Criminalizing Immigration

    Chacon on Criminalizing Immigration
    Jennifer M. Chacón (University of California, Irvine School of Law) has posted Criminalizing Immigration (1 REFORMING CRIMINAL JUSTICE: INTRODUCTION AND CRIMINALIZATION (Erik Luna ed., 2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Over the past two…
  • Oct 19

    Harmon & Manns on Terry and Proactive Policing

    Harmon & Manns on Terry and Proactive Policing
    Rachel Harmon and Andrew Manns (University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law, J.D. 2017) have posted Proactive Policing and the Legacy of Terry (Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here…
  • Oct 19

    Gray on Searche

    Gray on Searche
    David C. Gray (University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law) has posted an abstract of The Fourth Amendment Categorical Imperative (116 Michigan Law Review Online 14 (2017)) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In an effort to bring...
Rank this Week: 532

Innocence Project

Innocence Project

Covers capital punishment and wrongful convictions.

http://www.innocenceproject.org/
Rank this Week: 1434

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

Covers criminal and family law.

http://jbmartinlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    What Happens When You Are Arrested for a DUI

    What Happens When You Are Arrested for a DUI
    The post What Happens When You Are Arrested for a DUI appeared first on The Martin Law Firm, P.C.
  • Oct 2

    Is Drug or Alcohol Intoxication a Criminal Defense in Pennsylvania?

    Is Drug or Alcohol Intoxication a Criminal Defense in Pennsylvania?
    Alcohol and drugs can easily affect the way we act, sometimes causing people to commit acts they would otherwise never commit but for being intoxicated. Pennsylvania law does take a criminal defendant’s state of intoxication into…
  • Sep 12

    Can I Go to Jail for Marijuana in Pennsylvania?

    Can I Go to Jail for Marijuana in Pennsylvania?
    With all the discussion of medical marijuana in Pennsylvania, and our own Governor Tom Wolfe telling the media that “we ought to decriminalize marijuana use,” it might be easy to think that the criminal penalties related to…
Rank this Week: 2056

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Oct 19

    Another Reason Not to "Dine and Dash"

    Another Reason Not to "Dine and Dash"
    Kim Chatelain reports for the New Orleans Times-Picayune:An effort to avoid paying a $7.41 bill at a Waffle House in tiny Pearl River has led to the arrest of two out-of-state men and the discovery of a sophisticated interstate identity...
  • Oct 19

    Cons for Congress?

    Cons for Congress?
    In a column in the WSJ, Karl Rove looks at "Steve Bannon's Motley Crew of Challengers."The first House candidate Mr. Bannon has blessed is former Rep. Michael Grimm, who was forced to resign his New York seat in 2015 after...
  • Oct 19

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Habitual Felon Arrested in Triple Murder:  A Delaware man with 15 felony convictions was arrested yesterday for shooting five people at a small business in Maryland and the owner of a car dealership in Delaware, leaving three people…
Rank this Week: 4111

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/
  • Oct 19

    Pedestrian Crash Injures Pocatello Woman

    Pedestrian Crash Injures Pocatello Woman
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Idaho State Police District 5 5255 S. 5th Avenue, Suite 2 Pocatello, Idaho…
  • Oct 19

    Update: Crash with blockage in Nampa

    Update: Crash with blockage in Nampa
    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.,…
  • Oct 19

    Crash with blockage in Nampa

    Crash with blockage in Nampa
    IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer DO NOT REPLY --------------------------------------------------------------------------- IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr.,…
Rank this Week: 4537

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Oct 19

    AG Jeff Sessions our "crime problem" while expression concern about the "move to even lighter sentences"

    AG Jeff Sessions our "crime problem" while expression concern about the "move to even lighter sentences"
    US Attorney General Jeff Sessions today delivered this speech to the Oklahoma Sheriffs’ Association, and the speech includes comments about rising crime and support for law enforcement that have become staples of the AG's recent speeches.…
  • Oct 19

    "Women’s Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2017"

    "Women’s Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2017"
    The title of this post is the title of this great new report authored by Aleks Kajstura and released by the Prison Policy Initiative jointly with the ACLU’s Campaign for Smart Justice. In the tradition of other great "whole…
  • Oct 19

    What may be the future of federal halfway houses in the Trump Administration?

    What may be the future of federal halfway houses in the Trump Administration?
    The question in the title of this post is prompted by this Reuters article from last week that a helpful reader made sure I did not miss. The article is headlined "Trump administration reduces support for prisoner halfway houses,"…
Rank this Week: 440

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/
  • Oct 19

    When Someone Searches a Criminal Record, What Can they Find? Will Sealing My Record Help?

    When Someone Searches a Criminal Record, What Can they Find? Will Sealing My Record Help?
    If you have been convicted of a crime, your conviction is a public record. What does that mean? Well, for starters, potential employers and landlords can do a criminal background search, and they may deny you employment or housing when they…
  • Oct 18

    What are the Consequences of Shoplifting in MA?

    What are the Consequences of Shoplifting in MA?
    If you’ve been charged with shoplifting in MA you might be wondering what penalties you face, and if you even need a lawyer. After all, shoplifting charges are relatively minor, right? Well, not exactly. For starters, the penalties you…
  • Oct 12

    MA Man Among 10 People Arrested in Death of LSU Fraternity Pledge

    MA Man Among 10 People Arrested in Death of LSU Fraternity Pledge
    On September 14, an 18-year-old college student from Roswell, Georgia was killed during a hazing incident at Louisiana State University. Maxwell Gruver died of complications related to acute alcohol intoxication while trying to join Phi Delta…
Rank this Week: 760

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

San Diego Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of David M. Boertje.

http://www.sandiegocriminallawyersblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Jury Refuses to Convict in Bundy Ranch Standoff

    Jury Refuses to Convict in Bundy Ranch Standoff
    Earlier this year, a federal jury in Las Vegas refused to convict defendants from the Bundy clan for their alleged roles in armed standoffs. In another stunning setback to federal prosecutors, the jury acquitted Cliven Bundy, Ricky Lovelien,…
  • Oct 11

    Couple Detained by US Border Patrol After Traffic Stop in Mission Valley

    Couple Detained by US Border Patrol After Traffic Stop in Mission Valley
    A couple in San Diego, Carlos Nieblas-Ortiz and Martha Valenzuela-Luna, were reportedly stopped by two deputies in Mission Valley for a cracked windshield. They had their two children with them, one of whom is currently a DACA recipient. Once…
  • Oct 6

    California Supreme Court Holds that Judges can Refuse to Cut Three-Strike Sentence

    California Supreme Court Holds that Judges can Refuse to Cut Three-Strike Sentence
    In a 4-3 decision by the California Supreme Court, it has been held that California judges have broad authority to refuse to shorten the sentences of “three strike” inmates, despite the revisions to the “Three Strikes…
Rank this Week: 1420

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/
  • Oct 19

    JULIO GUZMAN - NICOLÁS LUCAR Y LA MANIPULACIÓN

    JULIO GUZMAN - NICOLÁS LUCAR Y LA MANIPULACIÓN
    Estoy escuchando a Nicolás Lucar mientras voy escribiendo, está entrevistando hace media hora y continúa al "negrito" Julio Guzmán. Cierto es que cualquier hijo de vecino en el Perú puede aspirar a la…
  • Oct 19

    Augusto Álvarez Rodrich - insistiendo con el "negrito"

    Augusto Álvarez Rodrich - insistiendo con el "negrito"
    Insistiendo con el “negrito” http://larepublica.pe/politica/1133122-liquidando-rivales-antes-de-la-partida “Lo que está ocurriendo es el aprovechamiento de una asociación donde Fuerza Popular pone los…
  • Oct 19

    Patricia Del Río y Kim Kardashian

    Patricia Del Río y Kim Kardashian
    https://elcomercio.pe/opinion/rincon-del-autor/yotambien-patricia-rio-noticia-466828 El artículo que contiene el enlace precedente es un muy buen artículo de la señora Patricia Del Río, que, en mi opinión…
Rank this Week: 2425

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI issues, including field sobriety testing, post-conviction relief, ignition interlocks. By Levow DWI Law.

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    The “Right to Remain Silent” in New Jersey DWI Case

    The “Right to Remain Silent” in New Jersey DWI Case
    Anyone who watches cop shows on television knows the warning police must read to a suspect when they place them under arrest. Known as the “Miranda warning,” after the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1966 decision in Miranda v.…
  • Oct 18

    Breath Testing in New Jersey DWI Cases and the Right Against Self-Incrimination

    Breath Testing in New Jersey DWI Cases and the Right Against Self-Incrimination
    The Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects the right against self-incrimination. The extent of this protection is not always clear, however, and the right to refuse to provide information to police has limits. In driving while…
  • Oct 17

    What Statements by a New Jersey DWI Defendant Are, and Are Not, Admissible in Court?

    What Statements by a New Jersey DWI Defendant Are, and Are Not, Admissible in Court?
    When police detain and question a person on suspicion of driving while intoxicated (DWI), the Fourth, Fifth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution protect that person’s rights. The Fourteenth Amendment officially extended…
Rank this Week: 2747

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer…

The Orange County Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Staycie R. Sena.

http://criminal-lawyer-blog.irvinecriminallawyer.com/
  • Oct 19

    10 Die in Illegal Alien Smuggling for Profit Scheme

    10 Die in Illegal Alien Smuggling for Profit Scheme
    A man suspected of assisting in transporting illegal aliens into the United States for profit and without regard for their safety entered a plea of guilty at his arraignment on Monday. As stated in court records, on July 23, 2017, San Antonio…
  • Oct 18

    Domestic Violence Suspect Chokes Sheriff’s Police Dog

    Domestic Violence Suspect Chokes Sheriff’s Police Dog
    A news release from the Placer County sheriff’s department stated that on Sunday evening a woman called for assistance reporting that a man had violently assaulted her and threatened to burn down her house. Upon arrival the deputies…
  • Oct 17

    DUI Arrest Leads Western Kentucky Hilltoppers’ Assistant Basketball Coach to Resign

    DUI Arrest Leads Western Kentucky Hilltoppers’ Assistant Basketball Coach to Resign
    WKU’s director of media relations Zach Greenwell reported that assistant men’s basketball coach Ben Hansbrough has resigned from his position on Monday to “pursue other opportunities.” Hansbrough spent two seasons as a…
Rank this Week: 2530

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/
  • Oct 19

    Preparing for a Family Law Matter

    Preparing for a Family Law Matter
    One of the more difficult realizations that a person has is that they are no longer able to control the circumstances that surround their home life. One of the few areas, where people expect to be on top of things, suddenly gets turned upside…
  • Oct 17

    New North Carolina Expunction Law

    New North Carolina Expunction Law
    Recently, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed Senate Bill 445 into law. This law has a major impact on those who have past criminal records in North Carolina. An expungement is a process that one can go through in order to get certain…
  • Oct 12

    Pre-trial Limited Driving Privilege for a DWI Charge

    Pre-trial Limited Driving Privilege for a DWI Charge
    In North Carolina, when an individual is charged with a DWI, their license is taken for 30 days. This is what is called a “30-day Civil Revocation.” During this period, the defendant cannot operate a motor vehicle or they will be…
Rank this Week: 2019