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Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Los Angeles DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DWI and DUI law, cases and sentences in California. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelesduiattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 19

    8 Ways to Make your DUI Arrest Vastly More Complicated and Painful than Necessary

    8 Ways to Make your DUI Arrest Vastly More Complicated and Painful than Necessary
    You’re driving along a California highway, minding your own business, when you get pulled over by a police officer on suspicion of DUI. It can happen to anyone, even drivers who have had nothing to drink—but how you respond in…
  • Feb 10

    Lessons Real People Learned from Their DUI

    Lessons Real People Learned from Their DUI
    There’s a lesson to be learned from every experience, good or bad—even being arrested for DUI. However, we can save ourselves a lot of pain by learning, whenever possible, from others’ negative experiences. No one can better…
  • Jan 15

    Celebrity DUIs and Other Misdeeds: Why Are We Obsessed with Them?

    Celebrity DUIs and Other Misdeeds: Why Are We Obsessed with Them?
    Justin Bieber. Lindsey Lohan. Paris Hilton. Kevin Hart. Chris Pine. Reese Witherspoon. Bella Hadid. This list represents a mere handful of known names who have been charged with DUI in Los Angeles (and elsewhere) over the past 10 years, with…
Rank this Week: 416

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

Versus Texas Criminal Defense Blog

By Varghese, Summersett & Smith, PLLC.

https://www.versustexas.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 404

duilawyerskokie.com

duilawyerskokie.com

Covers Illinois DUI law. By Matt Keenan.

http://duilawyerskokie.com/
Rank this Week: 405

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Marin DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI and traffic ticket defense. By Law Office of John Stanko.

http://www.marinduilawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 11

    Marin Driver Arrested for DUI With 4 Year Old In The Car

    Marin Driver Arrested for DUI With 4 Year Old In The Car
    On Friday, January 26, 2018, Marin County sheriff’s deputies and officers from the California Highway Patrol arrested a driver after he was seen driving erratically at speeds in excess of 80 mph in Mill Valley.  The male…
  • Feb 9

    1 DUI Arrest In Napa After The Super Bowl

    1 DUI Arrest In Napa After The Super Bowl
    The City of Napa Police Department reported that they made one arrest for Drunk Driving after Super Bowl LII.  The Napa Police had increased their patrols looking for DUI drivers on Super Sunday.  48 cases were stopped and Napa…
  • Feb 7

    5 CHP Officers Hit By Cars on Bay Area Freeways – Zero Tolerance DUI Campaign Launched

    5 CHP Officers Hit By Cars on Bay Area Freeways – Zero Tolerance DUI Campaign Launched
    Five California Highway Patrol officers have been hit by cars as they were assisting other motorists on Bay Area freeways in the last several weeks. Three of those crashes were DUI related and the CHP is responding by launching an anti-drunk…
Rank this Week: 415

Constitutional & Legal Education…

Constitutional & Legal Education News

Covers constitutional and legal issues in a non-lawyerly way. By David J. Shestokas.

http://www.shestokas.com/
  • Jan 25

    Senate Moves to Erase Thomas Jefferson From History

    Senate Moves to Erase Thomas Jefferson From History
    During the 2017 controversies over Confederate monuments, President Trump sent out a prescient tweet with the following question:  “…who’s next, Washington, Jefferson?” On December 21, 2017, the United States…
  • Jan 25

    Senate Moves to Erase Thomas Jefferson From History

    Senate Moves to Erase Thomas Jefferson From History
    During the 2017 controversies over Confederate monuments, President Trump sent out a prescient tweet with the following question:  “…who’s next, Washington, Jefferson?” On December 21, 2017, the United States…
  • Jan 20

    The American Creed, Declaration of Independence

    The American Creed, Declaration of Independence
    There are 55 critical words in the Declaration of Independence.
Rank this Week: 447

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers legal topics such as appeals, drug crimes, internet crimes, white collar crime, and federal criminal trials. By Kish & Lietz.

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 1

    Party Time: D.C. v. Westby in the U.S. Supreme Court

    Party Time: D.C. v. Westby in the U.S. Supreme Court
    Swear to God, same thing happened to me!  Go to a party on a Saturday night, cops bust in,  homeowner claims to “know nothing”, everybody gets busted and goes down to the police station.  Officers make arrests for…
  • Sep 30

    Interesting People Have the Best Cases: Rod Class v. U.S.

    Interesting People Have the Best Cases: Rod Class v. U.S.
    I happen to like people like Rodney “Rod” Class, even if I often  disagree with them.  Some people call him a “gun nut.”  He refers to himself as a “constitutional bounty hunter.”  He…
  • Sep 29

    Back to the Future: the Fourth Amendment in the Digital Age

    Back to the Future: the Fourth Amendment in the Digital Age
    OK, those unfortunate souls who occasionally read this blog know that I like to go on about the intersection of the 18th Century language in our Bill of Rights (which includes such tremendous ideas like religious liberty, freedom of…
Rank this Week: 390

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Nashville Criminal Law Report

Covers criminal defense and DUI issues in the Nashville, TN area. By Rob McKinney.

http://www.nashvillecriminallawreport.com/
  • Aug 16

    Lessons From the Courtroom

    Lessons From the Courtroom
    Malcolm Gladwell wrote a great book titled Outliers. The book covered the careers of The Beatles , Bill Gates , and others. The premise of the book is that one does not become an expert until they do something over 10,000 hours. After 22…
  • Aug 8

    Reforms Needed for Davidson County Grand Jury

    Reforms Needed for Davidson County Grand Jury
    The Tennessean has recently published two articles on some questionable practices of the Davidson County. TN. grand jury. A grand jury's main role is to determine if probable cause exists in order to return an indictment. The…
  • Jul 20

    Want 30 Days Jail Credit ? Get a Vasectomy.

    Want 30 Days Jail Credit ? Get a Vasectomy.
    Nashville's News Chanel Five reported yesterday of one Tennessee judge's unusual method to reduce one's jail sentence. White County Tennessee General Sessions Judge Sam Benningfield entered a standing court order granting 30 days of jail…
Rank this Week: 482

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Seattle Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law issues. By Platt & Buescher.

http://www.seattlecriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 11

    Parenting, Politics, and the Rule of Law

    Parenting, Politics, and the Rule of Law
      Don’t worry. This won’t be another rambler. I realize that last post was a bit tangential. There was a reason for taking that approach; it was an experiment in trying to get people to read it. As Donald Trump ……
  • Apr 8

    Was the Airstrike in Syria Legal?

    Was the Airstrike in Syria Legal?
    All-righty then, another legal issue for us in this political nightmare we live in; one I feel that I can comment on in my goal to show how legal analysis comes up every day in regular life, even something as … Continue reading…
  • Apr 1

    In Like Flynn – Up to His Neck in Immunity Confusion

    In Like Flynn – Up to His Neck in Immunity Confusion
    For the two or three people who read my blog, you may have noticed that I have been off the grid lately. If you look at the timeline on that as closely as reporters are looking at Devin Nunes’ trips to … Continue reading…
Rank this Week: 366

Brown & Little Blog

Brown & Little Blog

Covers Arizona criminal defense.

http://brownandlittlelaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 14

    Lots and Lots of Blog Posts…

    Lots and Lots of Blog Posts…
    And not a single one of them here. They’re all over at Mimesis Law: MOB JUSTICE FOR A DEAD GORILLA NYPD GIVE FAR TOO MUCH CREDIT TO THE POP OUT BOYZ THOMAS VITANOVITZ’S LUCKY INTERVENTION…TO A POINT DONALD RAY…
  • Jun 29

    Customer Service Self Help

    Customer Service Self Help
    I had the displeasure yesterday of spending quite some time in a court with about the most hostile staff around. As soon as I made it past the security guard, who was pretty friendly, I got nothing but scowls from the various clerks, who…
  • May 27

    I’ve Been Really Busy…

    I’ve Been Really Busy…
    Not just with legal work, but with blogging too. Just not here. Over at Mimesis Law. Here are links: FIXING THE DOUBLE STANDARD AT THE NORTH CAROLINA BAR STEPHEN RANKIN’S COP BUDDIES, STEALING THE PROSECUTION’S THUNDER TO (MAYBE)…
Rank this Week: 407

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Maryland DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers Maryland DUI defense issues, including breathalyzer tests, DUI checkpoints and blood-alcohol content. By Price Benowitz, LLP.

http://www.marylandduilawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    University of Virginia Quarterback Facing DWI Charge

    University of Virginia Quarterback Facing DWI Charge
    Former Gonzaga high school standout and current freshman quarterback at the University of Virginia Nick Johns is facing driving while intoxicated charges after being pulled over in Charlottesville with a blood-alcohol level nearly twice the…
  • Aug 4

    Former Ravens’ Running Back DUI Update

    Former Ravens’ Running Back DUI Update
    The jury trial of Bernard Pierce, former Ravens’ running back and current Jacksonville Jaguar player, is set on October 27th for his DUI case that took place in Maryland. After requesting a jury trial, Pierce’s case was…
  • Aug 3

    Sleeping Driver Charged with DUI in Maryland

    Sleeping Driver Charged with DUI in Maryland
    Over the weekend, a Maryland driver was arrested by Cambridge police officers after they allegedly found him drunk and asleep behind the wheel. At 10:00 pm on Friday, officers responded to a report stating that there was a vehicle…
Rank this Week: 476

Michigan Criminal Appeals

Michigan Criminal Appeals

Covers criminal appellate law. By Stuart G. Friedman.

http://www.crimapp.com/index.php
  • Aug 22

    Excellent Critique of the Reid Method

    Excellent Critique of the Reid Method
    A friend just sent me a 2013 New Yorker article on the Reid Method of Interrogation called “The Interview: Do Police Interrogation Techniques Produce False Confessions?” ... In doing a little research on the subject, I also…
  • Aug 9

    Mich. Supreme Court Strikes Down Sentencing Guideline

    Mich. Supreme Court Strikes Down Sentencing Guideline
    In much anticipated ruling, the Michigan Supreme Court has struck down the Michigan Sentencing Guidelines on Sixth Amendment grounds. For the last decade, the Court has been steadfastly refusing to consider this issue. ... The Michigan…
  • Jul 31

    SCOTUS Strikes Down ACA's Residual Clause

    SCOTUS Strikes Down ACA's Residual Clause
    In Johnson v United States, the Supreme Court struck down the residual clause which made individuals guilty of violating this offense for having prior offenses which had a general element of violence. Under the modified categorical…
Rank this Week: 411

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates, P.C. Blog

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

http://www.youraffordabledefense.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog/
  • Jun 23

    Over 240 Arrested in Major Health Care Fraud Sweep

    Over 240 Arrested in Major Health Care Fraud Sweep
    Several federal agencies, working together, announced a major nationwide health care fraud sweep which resulted in the arrests of almost 250 people. Among those arrested were physicians, nurses, and pharmacists, who were all accused of…
  • Jun 18

    New Illinois Law Would Grant Amnesty to Underage Drinkers Seeking Medical Help

    New Illinois Law Would Grant Amnesty to Underage Drinkers Seeking Medical Help
    In Illinois, it is against the law for anyone under the age of 21-years-old to consume, be in possession of, or deliver alcohol. Depending on the nature of the violation – as well as the charging agency – anyone found ……
  • Jun 10

    Speeding in Illinois Road Construction Zone

    Speeding in Illinois Road Construction Zone
    Along with the warm weather comes road construction. Whether it is a road requiring repair from the ravages of winter weather, or the expansion of an existing roadway, Illinois drivers can count on seeing the orange cones all over the…
Rank this Week: 497

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Provides analysis of crimes and sentences for Florida state and federal criminal offenses. By Silber Criminal Law Firm.

http://www.florida-criminal-attorney-blog.com/
  • Oct 23

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse

    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida Arrested for Child Abuse
    Vivian Vosburg of Polk County, Florida was arrested Friday after she allegedly beat two boys, news sources report. Vosburg, 30, was booked into the Polk County Jail on four counts of child neglect and two counts of child abuse with bodily…
  • Oct 22

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery

    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida Arrested for Aggravated Battery
    Jean Annis of Big Coppitt Key, Florida was arrested this past week for allegedly shoved her former girlfriend out of a moving vehicle, news sources report. Information regarding the victim's identity was not immediately available following…
  • Oct 21

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection

    Charlie Ware, Hollywood, Florida Acupuncturist, Arrested for Unlicensed Injection
    Charlie Ware, a licensed Hollywood, Florida acupuncturist and acupoint injection therapist, was arrested Tuesday after he was accused of administering questionable injections to as many a dozen patients, some of whom suffered ill-side…
Rank this Week: 423

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: 442

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, information technology and news for law librarians. By David Badertscher.

http://www.criminallawlibraryblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
Rank this Week: 384

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

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

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Feb 22

    All the Jail Fee

    All the Jail Fee
    I get a lot of questions about court costs and other monetary obligations. Jail fees seem to be a particular concern. Let’s talk about all the money that could change hands for every day an inmate spends in jail. Jail fees paid by the…
  • Feb 21

    Defrauding an Older Adult is Its Own Kind of Crime

    Defrauding an Older Adult is Its Own Kind of Crime
    The art of swindling is as old as time, and governments have worked for centuries to combat the practice. Indeed, North Carolina first criminalized the obtaining of property by false pretenses in 1811. In more recent years, the legislature…
  • Feb 20

    Think You Know Drug ID?

    Think You Know Drug ID?
    A considerable amount of digital ink has been expended on this blog discussing the rules for identifying drugs at trial and related issues, although it has been several years since we covered it. It’s an important and potentially…
Rank this Week: 807

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 523

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

Traffic Ticket Lawyers Blog

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

http://www.trafficticketlawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 918

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney…

Fort Lauderdale Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers Florida criminal law, including DUI and robbery cases. By the Law Offices of Richard Ansara, P.A.

http://www.fortlauderdalecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Florida Supreme Court Rejects DUI Blood Sample Challenge

    Florida Supreme Court Rejects DUI Blood Sample Challenge
    In a per curium ruling, the Florida Supreme Court upheld an appellate court decision rejecting defense challenges to blood sample collection of suspects in felony DUI cases. It was a case watched closely by many Florida DUI defense lawyers…
  • Feb 15

    Nine Arrested on Florida Hazing Charges After Fraternity Death

    Nine Arrested on Florida Hazing Charges After Fraternity Death
    Hazing, which years ago may have been considered little more than a normal rite of passage in some school-age circles, is now considered a felony offense in Florida.  F.S. 1006.63 states that hazing can be any action or situation that…
  • Feb 4

    You Can Fight a Florida Traffic Ticket With an App; Doesn’t Mean It’s a Good Lawyer Substitute

    You Can Fight a Florida Traffic Ticket With an App; Doesn’t Mean It’s a Good Lawyer Substitute
    A South-Florida-based tech company founded by a non-attorney promises to allow drivers to effectively fight their traffic tickets from their smartphones. Playing what is essentially a game of averages, the startup app launched a service that…
Rank this Week: 582

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

The Martin Law Firm, P.C Blog

Covers criminal and family law.

http://jbmartinlaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 22

    Can I Be Convicted of DUI in PA If I Was Below the Legal BAC Limit?

    Can I Be Convicted of DUI in PA If I Was Below the Legal BAC Limit?
    It is common knowledge that every U.S. state has now implemented laws which state that driving a vehicle with a blood alcohol level over .08% means you can be convicted of a DUI (some states use the term DWI, but they are generally…
  • Feb 7

    Do Both Spouses Have to Live in Pennsylvania to Get a PA Divorce?

    Do Both Spouses Have to Live in Pennsylvania to Get a PA Divorce?
    It is not at all uncommon for two legally married spouses to be living in two different states at the time that one of the spouses wants to file for divorce. Common situations include: 1) two spouses moving to a new state, only to have one…
  • Dec 18

    Remember to Update Your Accounts After a Divorce

    Remember to Update Your Accounts After a Divorce
    We all understand that a divorce requires going to a state court to have your marriage legally dissolved, and that this can require determinations regarding property, spousal support, child custody, and child support. And, in nearly all…
Rank this Week: 779

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Feb 22

    Virginia May Soon Allow Drunk Driving on Private Property

    Virginia May Soon Allow Drunk Driving on Private Property
    A Virginia bill, if passed, would allow drunk driving on private property within that state. The bill, introduced by Virginia Republican Senator Richard Stuart, would change Virginia’s current DUI law to decriminalize drunk driving on…
  • Feb 15

    Do BAC Limits Discriminate Against Alcoholics?

    Do BAC Limits Discriminate Against Alcoholics?
    A Texas man who was convicted of a fourth DUI claimed that blood alcohol content limits discriminate against alcoholics. Ralph Alfred Friesenhahn of San Antonio was convicted of his fourth DUI in 2016 and was sentenced to four years in prison…
  • Feb 8

    Teen Who Livestreamed DUI that Killed Her Sister Sentenced to More than Six Years in Prison

    Teen Who Livestreamed DUI that Killed Her Sister Sentenced to More than Six Years in Prison
    In July of last year, I wrote about then 18-year-old Obdulia Sanchez, who livestreamed her own DUI-related collision which killed her 14-year-old passenger sister. At the time, Sanchez pleaded not guilty to gross vehicular manslaughter and…
Rank this Week: 717

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/
  • Feb 21

    Endorsing an Over-Incarcerator, History Unfolding, Ain't Nothing but a Plea Mill, and other storie

    Endorsing an Over-Incarcerator, History Unfolding, Ain't Nothing but a Plea Mill, and other storie
    A few odds and ends to clear Grits' browser tabsEndorsing an Over-IncarceratorThe Dallas News last week endorsed a Collin County Justice of the Peace for a Texas House seat who, according to an investigation by Buzzfeed, is among the most…
  • Feb 21

    Father's pleas heard as parole board recommends clemency

    Father's pleas heard as parole board recommends clemency
    The Texas Board of Pardon and Paroles yesterday unanimously recommended clemency for Thomas Bartlett Whitaker, the first time in a decade the BPP has recommended against a death sentence. Whitaker orchestrated the murder of his family and his…
  • Feb 20

    Podcast: Texas DA primaries, Court of Criminal Appeals races, and much more

    Podcast: Texas DA primaries, Court of Criminal Appeals races, and much more
    Check out the February 2018 episode of Just Liberty's Reasonably Suspicious podcast, featuring discussions of Texas District Attorney and Court of Criminal Appeals primary races, Just Liberty's campaign to install justice reform in party…
Rank this Week: 966

White Collar Crime in Georgia

White Collar Crime in Georgia

Addresses issues common to fraud, public corruption and other white collar crime cases. By The Goolsby Law Firm, LLC.

http://whitecollarcrimeingeorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 21

    COOK COUNTY ILLINOIS JUDGE FOUND GUILTY OF MORTGAGE FRAUD

    COOK COUNTY ILLINOIS JUDGE FOUND GUILTY OF MORTGAGE FRAUD
    [Scales depiction from wikipedia]Have you heard the news about the mortgage fraud conviction of Cook County Circuit Judge Judge Jessica Arong O’Brien?  Last week, she was found guilty in federal court of two fraud counts…
  • Feb 3

    REACTION TO THE FISA MEMO

    REACTION TO THE FISA MEMO
    [Photo from wikipedia]Have you read the FISA memo, which reportedly exposes alarming bias and abuses of authorityby a few top leaders in both the FBI and DOJ? What is your reaction?As reported, the memo reveals that former FBI Director James…
  • Jan 31

    UPDATE REGARDING FISA MEMO

    UPDATE REGARDING FISA MEMO
    [Photo from wikipedia]Here's a tart response today to the FBI and DOJ complaints about the FISA memo's release from the House Intelligence Commitee Chairman Devin Nunes at the House's website:“Having stonewalled Congress’ demands…
Rank this Week: 728

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
  • Feb 21

    Massachusetts Appeals Court explains Who’s The Boss under the Wage Act

    Massachusetts Appeals Court explains Who’s The Boss under the Wage Act
    It’s not as easy as it used to be to answer the question of who’s the boss.  Many employees survive on a patchwork of part-time jobs; the gig economy is growing fast enough to double in the next few years.  Indeed, a…
  • Feb 5

    SJC Exempts Sick Time From Wage Act

    SJC Exempts Sick Time From Wage Act
    On January 29, the Supreme Judicial Court in Mui v. Massachusetts Port Authority held that accrued but unused sick pay is not subject to the state Wage Act, even if the employer has agreed to pay out some or all of the sick pay when an…
  • Jan 31

    SJC Sanctions Judges’ Consideration of Victim Sentencing Recommendation

    SJC Sanctions Judges’ Consideration of Victim Sentencing Recommendation
    In the recently decided Commonwealth v. McGonagle, the Supreme Judicial Court considered whether a Massachusetts statute that allows victims of crimes to recommend a sentence violates (1) the Eighth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and…
Rank this Week: 619

Crime and Consequences

Crime and Consequences

By the Criminal Justice Legal Foundation.

http://www.crimeandconsequences.com/crimblog/
  • Feb 21

    Maybe the Vogt Case Wasn't Certworthy

    Maybe the Vogt Case Wasn't Certworthy
    Rory Little has this post at SCOTUSblog on yesterday's argument in City of Hays v. Vogt.  The case involves the use at a preliminary proceeding, not a trial, of a statement a former police officer was required to make.  Is...
  • Feb 21

    Commenter Registration

    Commenter Registration
    The commenter registration system has been turned off for the time being.  Our creaky old blog software is causing problems, and I do not presently have time to implement the replacement system.I can register commenters manually, when I…
  • Feb 21

    News Scan

    News Scan
    Deincarceration California Style:  As has been noted many times on this blog, most serious and violent crimes are committed by repeat offenders.  Since the mid-1990s, a proven formula for reducing crime was adopted both locally and…
Rank this Week: 800

MN Criminal Defense Blog

MN Criminal Defense Blog

Covers basic civil rights and legal defenses in the state of Minnesota. By Appelman Law Firm, LLC.

https://aacriminallaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 21

    Undercover Sex Trafficking Sting Nabs 94 During Super Bowl

    Undercover Sex Trafficking Sting Nabs 94 During Super Bowl
    Earlier this month, we shared a blog detailing how police arrested 36 men for attempting to solicit sex from a minor and seven men for sex trafficking in the days leading up to the Super Bowl, but in those instances, police let the buyers…
  • Feb 20

    Edina Far Outpaces Other Cities When It Comes To DUI

    Edina Far Outpaces Other Cities When It Comes To DUI
    You might think Minneapolis or St. Paul are the epicenters for DUI arrests in Minnesota, but that distinction actually belongs to the southwestern suburb of Edina. According to the data, the Edina Police Department arrested 476 individuals…
  • Feb 19

    Minnesota Sexting Law

    Minnesota Sexting Law
    Sexting is the act of sending sexually provocative photos via electronic means to another party. A number of states across the US have enacted specific sexting laws, but Minnesota has not. That being said, we do have some laws on the books…
Rank this Week: 587

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
Rank this Week: 769

Cortez Law Blog

Cortez Law Blog

Blogging on criminal law news and cases.

http://cortezlawblog.com
  • Feb 19

    2018 Warrant Resolution Campaign

    2018 Warrant Resolution Campaign
    The San Antonio Municipal Court is granting a grace period to pay municipal court fines.  The period runs from February 19, 2018 until March 9, 2018.    Click here for an article from KSAT 12 News with more…
  • Jun 24

    Immigration Consequences For Non-Citizens Accused of a Crime

    Immigration Consequences For Non-Citizens Accused of a Crime
    Introduction Normally, a person accused of a crime who is a United States Citizen must decide whether to plead guilty or go to trial.  This decision is made after careful consultation with his or her attorney and after reviewing the…
  • Jun 24

    BIRCHFIELD vs. NORTH DAKOTA

    BIRCHFIELD vs. NORTH DAKOTA
    BIRCHFIELD vs. NORTH DAKOTA Highlights of Post Police are required to get a search warrant before taking a blood sample from a motorist suspected of DWI. However, police are not required to get a search warrant to take a breath sample from a…
Rank this Week: 658

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Reeves, Aiken & Hightower LLP Blog

Covers South Carolina personal injury and criminnal law news.

http://www.rjrlaw.com/blog/
  • Feb 19

    Jury Bias and Motorcyclists: Getting Past the Daredevil Stigma 

    Jury Bias and Motorcyclists: Getting Past the Daredevil Stigma 
    An accident is traumatizing, especially if you were on a motorcycle. No matter who’s fault it is— you’re lucky to be alive after colliding with another vehicle. A motorcycle is smaller, more dangerous, and more difficult to…
  • Feb 19

    Legal Cannabis and Workers Compensation

    Legal Cannabis and Workers Compensation
    If you live in a legal state, you might think that passing a work-related drug test for legal cannabis might be a thing of the past. But, recent reports have shown that this might not be the case when it comes to workers compensation. Say you…
  • Feb 19

    Veterans and Truck Driving: A Surprisingly Good Fit 

    Veterans and Truck Driving: A Surprisingly Good Fit 
    The trucking industry is vast, and the need for drivers is almost always present. But, the problem for most, is that the lifestyle can be pretty tough. When you’re a truck driver, you’re out on the road a decent portion of the…
Rank this Week: 670

The Ethical Investigator

The Ethical Investigator

Covers asset searches, bribery, due diligence, money laundering and scams. By Charles Griffin Intelligence.

http://www.ethicalinvestigator.com/
  • Feb 19

    Artificial Intelligence: In Law, Logic Only Goes So Far

    Artificial Intelligence: In Law, Logic Only Goes So Far
    Do you ever wonder why some gifted small children play Mozart, but you never see any child prodigy lawyers who can draft a complicated will? The reason is that the rules of how to play the piano have far fewer permutations and judgment calls…
  • Jan 22

    AI in the Law Firm: The Ethics of Who’s Running the Show

    AI in the Law Firm: The Ethics of Who’s Running the Show
    We’ve had a great response to an Above the Law op-ed here that outlined the kinds of skills lawyers will need as artificial intelligence increases its foothold in law firms. The piece makes clear that without the right kinds of skills,…
  • Nov 7

    The Weinstein Saga: Now Featuring Lying Investigators, Duplicitous Journalists, Sloppy Lawyer

    The Weinstein Saga: Now Featuring Lying Investigators, Duplicitous Journalists, Sloppy Lawyer
    Decent investigators and journalists everywhere ought to have been outraged at news over the weekend in the Wall Street Journal that appears to have caught a corporate investigator masquerading as a Journal reporter. According to the story,…
Rank this Week: 509

Los Angeles Criminal Defense…

Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers celebrity crime, felonies, DUI, three strikes offenses, and white collar crime cases. By Michael Kraut.

http://www.losangelescriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 19

    Domestic Violence Crimes in California: A Quick Catalogue

    Domestic Violence Crimes in California: A Quick Catalogue
    California law is decidedly severe when it comes to crimes of domestic violence—to the point that even being charged with a DV offense should evoke a sense of fear. Whether you are guilty or wrongfully accused, if a bad situation at…
  • Feb 3

    What You Need to Know About the New California Marijuana Law

    What You Need to Know About the New California Marijuana Law
    On January 1, 2018, California officially became the eighth state to legalize cannabis for recreational use—a move that USA Today predicts will cause an economic “gold rush” in the state worth up to $5.1 billion in its first…
  • Jan 15

    Attitudes Toward Domestic Violence Around the World

    Attitudes Toward Domestic Violence Around the World
    You’ve been charged with a domestic violence crime. You’re worried about your future, your relationships and your freedom. Will you have to go to jail? Will your significant other take you back? How can you avoid overly-harsh…
Rank this Week: 667

South Florida Criminal Attorneys…

South Florida Criminal Attorneys Blog

Covers Florida criminal defense and criminal law news. By Michael B. Cohen.

http://www.southfloridacriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Feb 19

    North Lauderdale Woman Found Guilty of Stealing Government Fund

    North Lauderdale Woman Found Guilty of Stealing Government Fund
    A North Lauderdale woman was jailed last month after a jury found her guilty of ninety counts of stealing federal funds. The jury deliberated for approximately thirty minutes before finding her guilty of all charges in Fort Lauderdale federal…
  • Jan 27

    Trials in Ambush Style Homicide Results in One Acquittal and One Life in Prison

    Trials in Ambush Style Homicide Results in One Acquittal and One Life in Prison
    The four boys were attending a party in Homestead when they apparently got bored and decided to leave. They drove around the area for a while in Quentin Vicks’ Ford Taurus stopping at a liquor store before moving on to the area of Mr.…
  • Dec 10

    Ex-Husband Sentenced for Double Attempted Murder in Coral Spring

    Ex-Husband Sentenced for Double Attempted Murder in Coral Spring
    Retired Air Force Major Thomas Maffei’s attorney argued at trial that in addition to his client suffering from diagnosed PTSD, panic disorder, and major depression, he was recently tormented by severe insomnia and just returned from the…
Rank this Week: 958

Changing the Court

Changing the Court

A chronicle of how a group of planners and practitioners are attempting to change the Bronx court system's approach to low-level criminal offending. From the Center for Court Innovation.

http://changingthecourt.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 16

    Bronx Community Justice Brings Restorative Practices to the Borough

    Bronx Community Justice Brings Restorative Practices to the Borough
    Community members practice restorative circles at a recent volunteer training.Bronx Community Solutions has collaborated with NYPD and the Bronx District Attorney's Office to create an early arrest, early diversion…
  • Feb 16

    New Drug Treatment Court To Serve High Risk Opioid User

    New Drug Treatment Court To Serve High Risk Opioid User
    Bronx Community Solutions' Project Director, Maria Almonte-Weston, speaks at the OAR press conference alongside Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark and Chief Administrative Judge, Hon. Judge George GrassoJanuary 28th - BCS…
  • Nov 9

    Former Clients Lead Town Hall on Police-Community Relation

    Former Clients Lead Town Hall on Police-Community Relation
    written by Serena Tillman, Youth Justice Social Workerformer BCS clients present on police-community relations at the Civilian Complaint Review Board town hall meetingYesterday Bronx Community Solutions' Youth/Young Adult Team and two former…
Rank this Week: 995

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 940

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense…

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James Novak.

https://blog.novakazlaw.com/
  • Feb 13

    Exculpatory Evidence in Arizona Grand Jury Proceeding

    Exculpatory Evidence in Arizona Grand Jury Proceeding
    In a recent Arizona gun crime decision, a man was indicted for two misdemeanors and three felonies after discharging a firearm. The victim was a cab driver who stopped the man and his friends to ask if any of them had called for a cab. A…
  • Feb 1

    Reasonable Suspicion and Transporting Meth for Sale in Arizona

    Reasonable Suspicion and Transporting Meth for Sale in Arizona
    In a recent Arizona meth crime decision, the court considered whether using or possessing several deadly weapons while perpetrating a drug felony should be considered just one offense under Arizona Revised Statutes (“A.R.S.”)…
  • Jan 22

    Aggravated Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Pills in Arizona

    Aggravated Driving Under the Influence of Prescription Pills in Arizona
    In a recent Arizona DUI decision, a defendant appealed his conviction for aggravated driving under the influence. The case arose just after midnight when the police arrested him for driving under the influence and performed an inventory…
Rank this Week: 742

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers New York criminal law news. By Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminallawyer24-7blog.com/
  • Feb 11

    People v Lema

    People v Lema
    2018 NY Slip 00005 By order of the Supreme Court on May 13, 2016, which heard a case against the defendant who is a level 1 sex offender. The case was unanimously affirmed. The question before the court was whether the defendant should be…
  • Feb 11

    People v Ayala

    People v Ayala
    NY Slip Op. 07041 This is an appeal from a judgment entered on 11-20-14 against the defendant. The defendant was found guilty of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 3d degree and possession of drug paraphernalia in the 2nd…
  • Jan 30

    People v Hernandez

    People v Hernandez
    The question before the court is whether the people have established through clear and convincing evidence that the defendant was a stranger to the victim at the time of the rape. The answer will determine whether he is a Level 2 sex offender…
Rank this Week: 938

Cincinnati DUI Info

Cincinnati DUI Info

Covers Ohio DUI and OVI issues. By Suhre & Associates.

http://cincinnati-dui-info.com
  • Feb 9

    Ever Heard Of A Graphing Intoxilyzer 8000?

    Ever Heard Of A Graphing Intoxilyzer 8000?
    Me neither.  So this is interesting.  I recently had an OVI case North of Dayton.  For my readers, you know an OVI is the same as a DUI.  And you also know that I tend to travel a bit all over Southwest Ohio fighting DUI…
  • Apr 28

    Continuances in a DUI Case

    Continuances in a DUI Case
    Life is full of ‘rules of thumb’.  A stride is about a yard, as soon as you light a cigarette at a restaurant – your food will arrive, if you forget your anniversary – your wife won’t.  It goes on and…
  • Jan 21

    Great Results In OVI Case

    Great Results In OVI Case
    A lesson I always have to keep teaching myself is that you can win DUI cases in Cincinnati, Ohio.  It is easy to get lulled into a trance-like state where you get routine results for routine clients. The problem is that when you have a…
Rank this Week: 752

Environmental Crimes Blog

Environmental Crimes Blog

Covers environmental crimes and enforcement, from pre-trial to trial strategy. By Walter D. James III.

http://environmentalblog.typepad.com/environmental_crimes_blog/
  • Feb 9

    Decrease in Enforcement under the Trump Administration

    Decrease in Enforcement under the Trump Administration
    As if there was any real doubt, the New York Times (yes, derided by the current administration as fake news) reports that USEPA penalties against the regulated community “comes with an astersik.” See, Rise in E.P.A. Penalties…
  • Jan 16

    The Cost of Noncompliance is Now More Expensive.

    The Cost of Noncompliance is Now More Expensive.
    On January 10, 2018, the USEPA published its annual civil monetary penalty adjustment as required by the 2015 revisions to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act.…
  • Jan 9

    Do You Have An International Client or Travel Out of the US?

    Do You Have An International Client or Travel Out of the US?
    Yes, the US customs agents demand to search attorneys’ iPhones and iPads (and other mobile devices) upon the attorney’s reentry into the country (may not happen often, but it happens often enough). On January 4, 2018, Customs and…
Rank this Week: 686

Gamso - For the Defense

Gamso - For the Defense

Provides commentary on criminal law, civil liberties and jurisprudence. By Jeffrey Gamso.

http://gamso-forthedefense.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 6

    Pardon me?

    Pardon me?
    "Can my sins be pardoned?"That's the sort of question I suppose nearly all of us ask ourselves, or ought to, from time to time.  Obviously so for those who believe in an authority, a deity say, who rewards and punishes according to some…
  • Dec 14

    Because It Went So Well Here

    Because It Went So Well Here
    So they decided - narrowly, but astounding given the place and the choice - that they'd rather not send the guy who yearns for the time of slavery, who thinks the amendments striking down slavery and allowing blacks and women to vote, who…
  • Dec 4

    These Are the Saddest of Possible Word

    These Are the Saddest of Possible Word
    From Alexander Pope's An Essay on Man:Cease then, nor Order imperfection name:Our proper bliss depends on what we blame.Know thy own point: this kind, this due degreeOf blindness, weakness, Heav'n bestows on thee.Submit.–In this, or any…
Rank this Week: 816

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • Feb 6

    What is DUI Court Supervision in Illinois?

    What is DUI Court Supervision in Illinois?
    Court supervision is a sentence available once in a person’s lifetime for driving under the influence (DUI) in Illinois. It is the best possible result aside from dismissal or a finding on ‘not guilty’ after trial on a…
  • Jan 20

    What is the Criminal Charge of DUI in Illinois?

    What is the Criminal Charge of DUI in Illinois?
    In our previous post we explained that there are two main parts of Illinois DUI law: the Illinois Statutory Summary Suspension and the criminal charge of DUI. This post addresses the basics of the second part of a DUI case, the criminal…
  • Jan 2

    What is the Illinois Summary Suspension Law?

    What is the Illinois Summary Suspension Law?
    The DUI defense attorneys at The Davis Law Group, P.C., often find that many of our clients are both concerned and confused when confronted with the complex landscape of Illinois DUI law, which includes the statutory summary suspension law.…
Rank this Week: 767

Kirk Chavez

Kirk Chavez

Focuses on the development of criminal law in New Mexico.

http://kirkchavez.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 570

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 645

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black,…

The Law Office of Aaron M. Black, PLLC Blog

Covers DUI and criminal defense.

http://www.aaronblacklaw.com/blog/
  • Jan 31

    A record 43 tons of legal weed was consumed in Arizona in 2017

    A record 43 tons of legal weed was consumed in Arizona in 2017
    According to the Phoenix New Times, Arizona Medical marijuana use in Arizona increased roughly 50% over last year. The year ended with 153,000 patients or 34% more users than 2016. From smoking to vaping or consuming cannabis products such as…
  • Jan 24

    ARS 13-1202, Threatening another to Cause Physical Injury

    ARS 13-1202, Threatening another to Cause Physical Injury
    Threatening or intimidating someone with the intent to inflict physical injury or even to cause property damage in Phoenix, AZ is a serious offense and can result in misdemeanor or felony charges. In the age that we live in such threats can…
  • Jan 10

    Utilizing Uber, several revelers avoided a DUI on New Year's Eve

    Utilizing Uber, several revelers avoided a DUI on New Year's Eve
    The Phoenix Business Journal reported several revelers utilized Uber to ring in the New Year. In fact, there were 2,554 riders who used the Uber app for multiple stops and split fares. Uber began in the Phoenix area in July.   With the…
Rank this Week: 959

Crime in the Suites

Crime in the Suites

Covers white collar defense issues, including civil forfeiture, federal crimes, federal sentencing and internet law. By the Ifrah Law Firm.

http://crimeinthesuites.com/
  • Jan 31

    Employer Liability for Data Breaches: Avoid Getting Eaten By Your Own

    Employer Liability for Data Breaches: Avoid Getting Eaten By Your Own
    When a company suffers a data breach, it is hit with a barrage of issues. For instance, How can it safeguard against another breach? Who should it notify of the breach and when (Authorities? The people whose data was compromised?)? What type…
  • Jan 8

    Speed Bump or Dead End? The 2018 Retrial Prospects for Sen. Menendez

    Speed Bump or Dead End? The 2018 Retrial Prospects for Sen. Menendez
    This holiday season was undoubtedly festive for Senator Bob Menendez, whose corruption trial ended with a deadlocked jury in mid-November.  The Department of Justice (DOJ) has yet to announce whether it will elect to re-try the New…
  • Jan 5

    The Territorial Tax System Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

    The Territorial Tax System Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
    Last year, the Senate and House approved the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act along partisan lines; on December 21st, President Trump signed the bill into law. Nearly 1100 pages long, the Act makes a number of sweeping changes to the U.S. tax code.…
Rank this Week: 510

Koehler Law

Koehler Law

Uses topical issues to examine different crimes in Washington, D.C. Discusses individual crimes and defense strategies. Ruminates on the challenges of law practice and being a solo practitioner. By Jamison Koehler.

http://koehlerlaw.net
  • Jan 26

    “He does not see the bend, behind, that will take him from view”

    “He does not see the bend, behind, that will take him from view”
    “Davon” is dead. This is what his former social worker tells me. I don’t ask for details. That would be rude. Besides, I am pretty sure I already know the answer. Davon was 13 years old when I... Read More
  • Jan 24

    “No Questions, Your Honor”

    “No Questions, Your Honor”
    When it comes to cross-examination, I consider myself a minimalist. I figure out what I need from the witness. I tell my version of the story. And I ask the witness to agree with me. Some lawyers have... Read More
  • Jul 24

    I didn’t say, “Simon says”

    I didn’t say, “Simon says”
    Q:            Officer. You testified on direct that my client was talkative when you first approached his car. A:            Yes. As…
Rank this Week: 674