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Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By James G. Dimeas.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.net/
  • Jun 18

    What is Double Jeopardy? Can I Be Retried Again?

    What is Double Jeopardy? Can I Be Retried Again?
    I recently met with a client who had a jury trial for a Domestic Battery charge. After several days of a trial and deliberations, the jury could not agree on a verdict and the judge declared a mistrial. Shortly after the mistrial was…
  • May 22

    Can A Minor Be Questioned by the Police Without a Lawyer or Parent Present?

    Can A Minor Be Questioned by the Police Without a Lawyer or Parent Present?
    I recently met with a client whose son had been questioned by the police at the police station and charged with a Retail Theft. The client was complaining that the police questioned her son at the police station without providing a lawyer for…
  • May 15

    Supreme Court Issues Opinions on 4th and 5th Amendment Case

    Supreme Court Issues Opinions on 4th and 5th Amendment Case
    Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court issued several opinions on cases that had been closely watched by observers. The case that has received most of the public attention involves legalized sports betting. But lost in the coverage was…
Rank this Week: 589

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Jun 18

    The Irony Of The FBI. What Did The Bureau Know And When Did The Bureau Know It?

    The Irony Of The FBI. What Did The Bureau Know And When Did The Bureau Know It?
    If Congressman Trey Gowdy is to be believed, and I see no reason not to believe him, this should be an interesting week in Washington. According to Gowdy, Speaker Paul Ryan read the riot act to the DOJ and FBI...
  • Jun 14

    The Horowitz Report

    The Horowitz Report
    Here it is. The OIG Report-A Review of Various Actions by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice in Advance of the 2016 Election. Analysis to follow in a while. Here also is the Press Release and Executive...
  • Jun 14

    OIG Report On Clinton Email Investigation To Be Released At 2:00PM Today

    OIG Report On Clinton Email Investigation To Be Released At 2:00PM Today
    We will post it as soon as we get it. (wisenberg)
Rank this Week: 853

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 17

    Case o' The Week: Tennis Shoes as "Dangerous Weapons" a Tough Outcome to Swallow - Swallow and Assault Guideline Enhancement

    Case o' The Week: Tennis Shoes as "Dangerous Weapons" a Tough Outcome to Swallow - Swallow and Assault Guideline Enhancement
      Shoes: "dangerous weapons," in the Ninth.United States v. Swallow, 2018 WL 2771044(9thCir. June 11, 2018), decision available here.Players: Decision by Judge Watford, joined by Judge Tallman and D.J. Boulware II.  …
  • Jun 13

    US v. Swallow, No. 16-30224…

    US v. Swallow, No. 16-30224 (6-11-18)(Watford w/Tallman &Boulware). The 9th upholds a four-level enhancement for use of a "dangerous weapon" in an aggravated assault under the Guidelines 2A2.2.  The "dangerous weapon"?  Tennis…
  • Jun 13

    US v. Edling, No. 16-10457…

    US v. Edling, No. 16-10457 (6-8-18)(Watford w/Thomas and Rawlinson). The 9th vacates and remands a Guidelines sentence for being a felon in possession under 2K2.1. The district court found three prior offenses of “crimes of…
Rank this Week: 777

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog

Covers federal appellate opinions from criminal cases where the defense won. By KaiserDillon PLLC.

http://www.federalcriminalappealsblog.com/
Rank this Week: 961

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Dominy Law Firm, LLC.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Using Crime Lab Reports In Ohio DUI / OVI Case

    Using Crime Lab Reports In Ohio DUI / OVI Case
    Although Ohio courtrooms may not seem as dramatic and intriguing as those on C.S.I., crime laboratory tests are regularly a part of Ohio criminal cases. In Ohio DUI / OVI cases, and in drug-related cases, crime lab technicians use scientific…
  • May 26

    OHIO DEFENSE LAWYERS TALK MARIJUANA AND MONEY IN MYRTLE BEACH

    OHIO DEFENSE LAWYERS TALK MARIJUANA AND MONEY IN MYRTLE BEACH
    Myrtle Beach, for the second year in-a-row, was the site for a seminar and retreat for the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (OACDL). I intended to go last year, but the timing didn’t work with my schedule. When it came up…
  • Apr 28

    What Does It Mean To “Witness” A Urine Sample In Ohio DUI / OVI Cases?

    What Does It Mean To “Witness” A Urine Sample In Ohio DUI / OVI Cases?
    Most police officers probably do not go to work hoping to witness a suspect provide a urine sample. It’s likely not one of those things they go home and share with their family and friends. But it’s one of those things Ohio law…
Rank this Week: 634

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Jun 15

    Convicted on criminal charges? You may have the right to appeal

    Convicted on criminal charges? You may have the right to appeal
    You were picked up on a crime in Georgia. Criminal charges were filed against you, and you ended up being convicted after your case was heard in court. Now what? If any errors made during your trial contributed to your...
  • Jun 1

    Criminal records: Who needs to know?

    Criminal records: Who needs to know?
    As many as one in three adults has a criminal record, but no one expects their child to be one of them. It’s been a challenging road, but now, with lessons learned, you’re trying to help your child navigate the consequences...
  • Jun 1

    Georgia teacher facing fraud charges fired

    Georgia teacher facing fraud charges fired
    When it comes to managing the money of an organization, there often may be multiple people who are in charge of it. This could make it difficult to account for how that money is being spent. Unfortunately, a teacher in...
Rank this Week: 475

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

By Michael Lowe.

http://www.dallasjustice.com/dallascriminallawyerblog
Rank this Week: 806

DUI Blog

DUI Blog

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

http://www.duiblog.com/
  • Jun 14

    Man Arrested for DUI after Horse he was Riding Tramples Boy

    Man Arrested for DUI after Horse he was Riding Tramples Boy
    A man riding his horse during the Colusa County Fair Parade in Colusa, California, last Friday was arrested on suspicion of felony California DUI after his horse trampled a boy. Armando Martinez Ruiz, a participant in the parade, was thrown…
  • Jun 8

    Stopping as a Sobriety Checkpoint

    Stopping as a Sobriety Checkpoint
    Memorial Day just past and summer is around the corner. Summer months mean beach trips, vacations, barbeques, 4th of July, and this year, my personal favorite, the World Cup. Where there is fun to be had, law enforcement expects drunk and…
  • Jun 1

    California Man Faces DUI after Police Find Him Unconscious in Running Car

    California Man Faces DUI after Police Find Him Unconscious in Running Car
    A Sonoma man was found unconscious in his parked, running car by Petaluma police. Officers arrested the man, who had recently been convicted of a DUI, on suspicion of another DUI. Joel Barrera, 34, was found asleep in his vehicle on May 22nd…
Rank this Week: 551

This Week's Florida Appeals Court…

This Week's Florida Appeals Court Decisions

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

https://www.carltonfields.com/florida-appeals-court-decisions/
Rank this Week: 526

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Pennsylvania DUI Lawyers Blog

Covers DUI and criminal law. By Zachary B. Cooper, Attorney at Law, P.C.

http://www.pennsylvaniaduilawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 886

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense…

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James Novak.

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

    Warrant Based on Informant’s Tip Upheld by Arizona Court

    Warrant Based on Informant’s Tip Upheld by Arizona Court
    Recently, a state appellate court issued a written opinion in an Arizona marijuana crime case involving a defendant’s challenge to a warrant that was obtained based on information that was provided by an informant after her own…
  • May 21

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

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

    Arizona’s Good-Faith Exception

    Arizona’s Good-Faith Exception
    In Arizona criminal cases, the defendant can argue that the evidence seized was in violation of his statutory or constitutional rights, and should not be admitted in a trial against him. This is normally done through a motion to suppress…
Rank this Week: 566

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/
  • Jun 12

    12 Fascinating Facts about Alcohol and the Human Body

    12 Fascinating Facts about Alcohol and the Human Body
    Humanity’s relationship with alcohol has always been a complicated one. Even before we had vehicles to operate—even before DUI became a significant risk—human beings have enjoyed the immediate effects of alcohol consumption…
  • May 21

    Childhood Bullying and Domestic Violence: Is There a Connection?

    Childhood Bullying and Domestic Violence: Is There a Connection?
    Damien (not his real name) sat sullenly in the office of the licensed counselor. Recently arrested for the third time on domestic violence charges against his girlfriend, he was disgusted at his own behavior—and surprisingly puzzled and…
  • May 6

    DUI Arrest—From the Officer’s Point of View

    DUI Arrest—From the Officer’s Point of View
    No one especially likes to be pulled over by a cop—and for most of us, the experience can be highly intimidating, even if we feel we have nothing to worry about. We go through a litany of internal questions: Was I speeding? Is my tail…
Rank this Week: 471

William T. Bly Blog

William T. Bly Blog

Covers Maine drunk driving and criminal defense topics.

http://www.williamblylaw.com/blog
  • Jun 12

    Cold Cases: Statute of Limitations for Criminal Charge

    Cold Cases: Statute of Limitations for Criminal Charge
    Oftentimes, when someone allegedly commits a crime, that person may not be immediately arrested or given a summons to appear in court. This can be for a number of reasons. For example, no one may know that a crime was committed, or there is…
  • May 21

    The Myth of Expungement in Maine

    The Myth of Expungement in Maine
    While many states offer ways to remove criminal convictions from your record, Maine has no method for expunging convictions from criminal records.  There are only two processes to make convictions confidential, but they are very limited…
  • May 17

    Expungement in Maine, a Myth

    Expungement in Maine, a Myth
    While many states offer ways to remove criminal convictions from your record, Maine has no method for expunging convictions from criminal records.  There are only two processes to make convictions confidential, but they are very limited…
Rank this Week: 760

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

New York Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law topics. By Stephen Bilkis & Associates

http://www.nycriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 725

California Criminal Defense Lawyer…

California Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.californiacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 8

    FENTANYL’S CHINA CONNECTION

    FENTANYL’S CHINA CONNECTION
    Fentanylis the deadliest opioid of all the opioids being abused in this country. It is said to be 50 times more powerful than pure heroin, making it very easy to overdose on the drug-hence the highest rate of fatal overdoses in this country…
  • Jun 8

    THE OPIOID CRISIS AND THE UNSCRUPULOUS CONDUCT OF PURDUE PHARMA 

    THE OPIOID CRISIS AND THE UNSCRUPULOUS CONDUCT OF PURDUE PHARMA 
    OxyContin, first introduced by Purdue Pharma in 1996, was aggressively marketed to physicians, nurses and pharmacists as a superior, longer-lasting, and safer treatment for cancer-related chronic pain as well as other pain, and as a treatment…
  • May 23

    PREDICTIVE POLICING IN CALIFORNIA

    PREDICTIVE POLICING IN CALIFORNIA
    Did you see the 2002 movie Minority Report? Back then, it was science fiction; now it’s getting close to reality. In Minority Report, police departments had “PreCrime” units where “precogs” (strange psychic…
Rank this Week: 685

Kathryn L. Harry & Associates,…

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

Covers criminal news in the Chicago land area.

https://www.oakbrooklaw.com/illinois-criminal-law-blog
  • Jun 6

    Criminal and Civil Consequences of Retail Theft

    Criminal and Civil Consequences of Retail Theft
    A large proportion of the general public has shoplifted in their lifetimes, either as very young children, as teens, or even as adults. However, while it may seem like shoplifting is a relatively harmless crime, Illinois law is structured in…
  • May 24

    Marijuana Charges in Illinoi

    Marijuana Charges in Illinoi
    There is quite a lot of misinformation making the rounds regarding marijuana possession in Illinois. Medical marijuana is legal for certain specific conditions, and possession of small amounts has been decriminalized. However, possession of…
  • May 10

    What Is Disorderly Conduct?

    What Is Disorderly Conduct?
    Disorderly conduct is a common crime that has recently come more into focus given the current rise in protests happening around the country. Any conduct that has the potential to disturb the peace can, in theory, qualify as disorderly, and if…
Rank this Week: 518

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/
  • Jun 6

    Place Your Bets: Supreme Court Opens the Door to Legalized Sports Gambling

    Place Your Bets: Supreme Court Opens the Door to Legalized Sports Gambling
    Every year, millions of Californians break the law. Placing bets on March Madness brackets and office Super Bowl pools violates state laws prohibiting gambling on sports. However, a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling could pave the way for…
  • Jun 4

    California Passes Law to Protect Undocumented Immigrants in Court

    California Passes Law to Protect Undocumented Immigrants in Court
    When Donald Trump became president, his administration made it a priority to crack down on illegal immigration and detain undocumented immigrants currently in the country. In his first eight months in office, arrests by Immigration and…
  • May 31

    Are Sky Lanterns Legal in California? (HS 13001)

    Are Sky Lanterns Legal in California? (HS 13001)
    During various festivals in countries like China, Brazil and India, it is common to look up and see hundreds of glowing paper lanterns floating up into the night sky. These lanterns are like tiny hot air balloons that use a candle or fuel…
Rank this Week: 811

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/
  • Jun 4

    DOJ TO ADD 300 NEW FEDERAL PROSECUTORS

    DOJ TO ADD 300 NEW FEDERAL PROSECUTORS
    [D.O.J seal depiction from wikipedia]     According to various news reports, the United States Department of Justice has announced today that approximately 300 new assistant U.S. attorneys will be hired around the country…
  • May 11

    WHITE COLLAR CRIME DEFINED

    WHITE COLLAR CRIME DEFINED
    [Photo of Sociologist Edwin Sutherland from wikipedia]In 1939, famous sociologist Edwin Sutherland defined white collar crime as crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation.This…
  • Apr 17

    BLAGOJEVICH APPEAL DENIED AGAIN

    BLAGOJEVICH APPEAL DENIED AGAIN
    [Blagojevich photo from wikipedia]     According to news reports, the appeal to the United States Supreme Court on behalf of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has been denied a second time.    …
Rank this Week: 773

Questions & Answers About Arrest &…

Questions & Answers About Arrest & Criminal Proceedings

Answers common questions regarding California criminal proceedings. By Graham Donath.

http://gddlaw.com/questions-answers/
  • May 30

    First DUI in California – What to Expect

    First DUI in California – What to Expect
    Facing your first DUI charge is a daunting prospect. It helps to know what to expect from the process, easing your mind while preparing you for what’s to come. Learn how the DUI process works in California and how an attorney can help…
  • May 15

    What Happens If You Have Drugs on Your Person in California?

    What Happens If You Have Drugs on Your Person in California?
    California drug charges can carry a myriad of penalties and may fall under several sections of state law. Generally, there are two main types of charges that apply to the possession of drugs in California: possession with intent to sell, and…
  • May 5

    Domestic Violence Laws in California

    Domestic Violence Laws in California
    The laws surrounding domestic violence in California are complex and can be difficult to follow. It is essential to understand how these laws work, so you can protect your rights. California’s domestic violence statutes seek to prevent…
Rank this Week: 761

White Collar Alert

White Collar Alert

Provides news and insight to counsel and legal observers concerning white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, government litigation and regulatory compliance. By Montgomery McCracken.

http://whitecollarblog.mmwr.com
Rank this Week: 855

Ponzitracker

Ponzitracker

Covers Ponzi schemes. By Jordan Maglich.

http://www.ponzitracker.com/
  • May 1

    Feds Allege Mississippi Man Ran $85 Million Timber Ponzi Scheme

    Feds Allege Mississippi Man Ran $85 Million Timber Ponzi Scheme
    "Greed is not good. Greed drove this individual to lie, cheat and steal from fellow Mississippians, and led him to prey upon others outside our state, simply to personally benefit himself." - U.S. Attorney D. Michael Hurst, Jr.  In what…
  • Nov 2

    After Mistrial, Feds Will Retry Accused $100 Million Ponzi Schemer

    After Mistrial, Feds Will Retry Accused $100 Million Ponzi Schemer
    Nearly eight years after a Utah man was indicted on charges he masterminded a $100 million Ponzi scheme, federal authorities announced that they will retry the man after a recent trial ended in a mistrial.  Rick Koerber was originally…
  • Nov 1

    SEC Investigating Mortgage Company That Raised $1 Billion From Investor

    SEC Investigating Mortgage Company That Raised $1 Billion From Investor
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has asked a Miami federal judge to enforce subpoenas against nearly 250 companies affiliated with Woodbridge Group of Companies, LLC ("Woodbridge") in connection with the Commission's investigation into…
Rank this Week: 747

Securities Litigation and…

Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Blog

Covers SEC investigations, insider trading, derivative actions, white collar defense, and whistleblowers. By Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.

http://blogs.orrick.com/securities-litigation/
  • Apr 20

    SEC Proposes a “Best Interest” Standard for Broker-Dealer

    SEC Proposes a “Best Interest” Standard for Broker-Dealer
    On April 18, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission proposed a set of rules and interpretations regarding the standard of conduct that broker-dealers owe to their investing customers, and reaffirming and clarifying the standard of…
  • Mar 29

    D.C. Circuit Holds PCAOB Improperly Denied Target of Investigation Access to Expert Assistance

    D.C. Circuit Holds PCAOB Improperly Denied Target of Investigation Access to Expert Assistance
    A D.C. Circuit panel unanimously ruled that the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (“PCAOB”) acted unlawfully by denying former Ernst & Young partner Marc Laccetti his right to bring an accounting expert to an…
  • Mar 23

    Fifth Circuit Vacates Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule

    Fifth Circuit Vacates Department of Labor’s Fiduciary Rule
    Last week, a divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit struck down the U.S. Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) “Fiduciary Rule,” a controversial measure that redefined exemptions to Employee…
Rank this Week: 904

Criminal Defense Blog

Criminal Defense Blog

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

http://www.4criminaldefense.com/Blog.aspx
  • Apr 5

    What Can Be Done About Your Hit And Run?

    What Can Be Done About Your Hit And Run?
    If you are driver involved in an automobile accident and there is any property damage, regardless of fault, you are required to stop and leave your name and address with the other party or leave a note with your name and address and a…
  • Feb 12

    Recent Developments in Bail Law in California

    Recent Developments in Bail Law in California
    Recent developments in Bail Law in California If you ask most lawyers about bail, they will tell you to call a bail bondsman. Many will even suggest you call one that they know and regularly do business with. This is probably not the…
  • Jan 18

    Mental Health Problems and the Criminal Justice System

    Mental Health Problems and the Criminal Justice System
    Mental Health Problems and the Criminal Justice System I have had the troubling situation lately of having to deal with a number of clients with mental impairment. Specifically, I have had to three cases in the last year where a client…
Rank this Week: 572

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Law Blog by Russell Babcock

Covers California criminal law.

http://www.lawbabcock.com/blog
  • Mar 20

    “¿Voy a estar deportado por tener antecedentes en los Estados Unidos si no soy ciudadano?”

    “¿Voy a estar deportado por tener antecedentes en los Estados Unidos si no soy ciudadano?”
    “¿Voy a estar deportado por tener antecedentes en los Estados Unidos si no soy ciudadano?” “¿Voy a estar deportado por tener antecedentes en los Estados Unidos si no soy ciudadano?” Si usted no es…
  • Mar 20

    ¿Qué es una petición de Habeas Corpus?

    ¿Qué es una petición de Habeas Corpus?
    ¿Qué es una petición de Habeas Corpus? Después de que a una persona se le haya declarado culpable, ha sido sentenciada, y perdió una apelación, se puede ganar la libertad por la petición de…
  • Mar 20

    ¿Le debería pagar a un abonador de la fianza y arreglar la fianza?

    ¿Le debería pagar a un abonador de la fianza y arreglar la fianza?
    (EN) ¿Should I pay a bail bondsman and post bail? ¿Le debería pagar a un abonador de la fianza y arreglar la fianza? Cuando una persona es arrestada, usualmente el primer pensamiento es cómo salir de la…
Rank this Week: 679

Jessica Towne, PC Blog

Jessica Towne, PC Blog

Covers DUI news.

http://lawtowne.com/blog/
  • Feb 12

    Dave Clark Featured on “Georgia Appellate Review” Podcast

    Dave Clark Featured on “Georgia Appellate Review” Podcast
    Our new associate and appellate specialist, David Clark, is featured on the latest episode of Georgia Appellate Review, a podcast…
  • May 8

    GA Alcohol DUIs Down, Drug DUIs Up?

    GA Alcohol DUIs Down, Drug DUIs Up?
    From 11Alive: “Drunk driving arrests are down sharply after decades of aggressive enforcement while drugged driving arrests are climbing. That’s…
  • Apr 17

    Happy 420 Day

    Happy 420 Day
    If you’ve ever wondered what exactly 420 means, listen to Episode 64 of Criminal podcast. And here’s a few hints:…
Rank this Week: 813

TCB's Legal Blog

TCB's Legal Blog

Criminal defense news. By Thomas C. Brandstrader.

http://chicagofelony.com/legal-posts/
  • Jan 15

    When confronted by law enforcement…

    When confronted by law enforcement…
    Continuing the discussion of the appropriate demeanor when confronted by law enforcement, unexpectedly, it is important to be cognizant of your rights. Again, be calm and respectful. You are required to identify yourself to the point of…
  • Oct 28

    Marshall project

    Marshall project
    I cannot recommend strongly enough a video montage created by the Marshall Project and the New Yorker…an intimate and different perspective of the many sides of our criminal justice system…
  • Jul 18

    Five things you should do if you are pulled over by a policeman:

    Five things you should do if you are pulled over by a policeman:
    Be polite Identify your self with license and insurance Listen to any question being asked Answer only that question in the fewest words as possible; Be aware of your rights as a free citizen protected from unreasonable search and seizure (to…
Rank this Week: 810

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Laybourne Law Firm Blog

Covers Colorado Springs criminal defense, injury, and accident news.

http://www.coloradospringsattorneys.org/blog/
  • Jan 4

    Pre-Plea Investigative Report

    Pre-Plea Investigative Report
    A useful tool for fighting unjust domestic violence charges is now available in the El Paso County Courts in Colorado Springs and the Teller County Courts in Cripple Creek. It is called the “Pre-Plea Investigative Report.” One of…
  • Jan 3

    How Do I Recover Damages for a Wrongful Death?

    How Do I Recover Damages for a Wrongful Death?
    A wrongful death is when someone is killed by the negligence or bad acts of another person. The most common type of lawsuit we handle regarding wrongful death is when someone is killed by a drunk driver.  Colorado law puts … The…
  • Oct 13

    6 Delayed Accident Symptoms Not to Ignore

    6 Delayed Accident Symptoms Not to Ignore
    After a car accident, some people quickly realize they are injured. Fractures, lacerations, and other injuries typically present with clear symptoms, such as pain. Others, don’t show or feel any immediate signs of injury. Even if you…
Rank this Week: 894

White Collar Fraud

White Collar Fraud

Covers white collar crime, securities fraud, the accounting profession, internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley. By Sam E. Antar.

http://whitecollarfraud.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 20

    Thanks to Marc Cohodes, We’re Back to the Bad Old Days at Overstock.com

    Thanks to Marc Cohodes, We’re Back to the Bad Old Days at Overstock.com
    Overstock.com (NASDAQ: OSTK) shares have soared in recent weeks, much of that due to hype concerning its t0 (tZERO) venture by CEO Patrick Byrne, and publicity generated by his chief advocate, former money manager Marc Cohodes, who has…
  • Nov 27

    Marc Cohodes Buys Stock & Vanishes From Overstock CEO’s Smear Site

    Marc Cohodes Buys Stock & Vanishes From Overstock CEO’s Smear Site
    Summary In recent months, every disparaging reference to former hedge fund manager Marc Cohodes was removed from Deep Capture, a website that viciously smears the financial press and critics of Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne. Cohodes…
  • Mar 30

    Overstock.com Hatchet Man Judd Bagley's Downward Spiral: Junkie, Confessed Criminal, Admitted Adulterer

    Overstock.com Hatchet Man Judd Bagley's Downward Spiral: Junkie, Confessed Criminal, Admitted Adulterer
    In the years that I’ve written extensively about Overstock.com (NASDAQ: OSTK), I have always been amazed about its bizarre CEO Patrick Byrne and the gang of misfits he has surrounded himself with. By far, the worst was a real loser…
Rank this Week: 707

South Florida Criminal Defense…

South Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law news concerning domestic violence, gun offenses, sex offenses and immigration status. By the Law Offices of Ralph Behr.

http://www.southfloridacriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 15

    Nicholas A. Borgesano Pleads Guilty to Multimillion Healthcare Fraud

    Nicholas A. Borgesano Pleads Guilty to Multimillion Healthcare Fraud
    Owner and president of a New Port Richey pharmacy, Nicholas A. Borgesano, plead guilty to two counts of conspiracy in the Middle District of Florida on October 30th, 2017, for being at the center of a multi-million-dollar mediation fraud…
  • Nov 15

    Florida Woman Charged With DUI While Riding A Horse Drunk….

    Florida Woman Charged With DUI While Riding A Horse Drunk….
    On November 4, 2017, Donna Byrne, was seen riding a horse while under the influence of alcohol on a busy highway on Combee Road near North Crystal Road in Lakeland, which is 35 miles east of Tampa.   Byrne was found around 3 PM,…
  • Nov 7

    College Campuses “Handle” Sexual Assault Case

    College Campuses “Handle” Sexual Assault Case
    At the beginning of this year CBS News reported that there were more than 300 open investigations of sexual violence at colleges and universities across the country according to the Department of Education.  They also explained that of…
Rank this Week: 603

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

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

    Cohabitation Must Occur at the Time of Filing the Motion to Terminate

    Cohabitation Must Occur at the Time of Filing the Motion to Terminate
    Scott v. Scott, Cohabitation, and Alimony In a recent alimony case, Scott v. Scott, the Supreme Court of Utah decided whether a former wife’s alimony payments were to be terminated, under Utah Code Ann § 30-3-5(10), because of his…
  • Sep 27

    Admissibility of Polygraph Results in Utah Criminal Case

    Admissibility of Polygraph Results in Utah Criminal Case
    Polygraph Results Are the Subject of Expert Testimony Generally speaking, polygraph results are not admissible in Utah courts because they do not satisfy Utah Rules of Evidence 702. That is because over time, they have been unable to meet the…
  • Aug 29

    Modifying an Alimony Award When the Paying Spouse Retire

    Modifying an Alimony Award When the Paying Spouse Retire
    How Does a Court Decide if an Alimony Award Should be Modified when A Spouse Retires? In 1975 Ronald and Paula Ann got married. Twenty-four years later they separated and a lengthy divorce action ensued. It wasn’t until 2008 that the…
Rank this Week: 732

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Law Offices of Barton Morris Blog

Covers Michigan criminal law.

http://michigancriminalattorney.com/category/blog/
  • Oct 3

    Civil Asset Forfeiture: Innocent or Not, Your Property Can Be Seized

    Civil Asset Forfeiture: Innocent or Not, Your Property Can Be Seized
    No Criminal Charge Necessary Did you know that the state and federal government can take your possessions without charging you with a crime?  Through a controversial legal process called Civil Forfeiture or Civil Asset Forfeiture, law…
  • Aug 6

    Royal Oak’s Unlawful Vehicle Noise Ordinance – Update

    Royal Oak’s Unlawful Vehicle Noise Ordinance – Update
    Woodward Avenue is host of the Annual Dream Cruise which draws thousands of car enthusiasts and their vehicles all summer long. Many of those vehicles make more noise than others and sometimes their owners do it purposely. They rev their loud…
  • Mar 8

    Unlawful Police Search Leads to Dismissal of Felony Drug Charges in Ann Arbor

    Unlawful Police Search Leads to Dismissal of Felony Drug Charges in Ann Arbor
    Drug offense prosecutions almost always involve a police search which are sacredly protected by the Constitution. The Fourth Amendment states that all persons shall be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. There is no higher law in…
Rank this Week: 632

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers drug crimes, DUI, sex crimes, theft and violent crimes. By Stephen Neyman, P.C.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenseattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    OUI Marijuana and Field Sobriety Tests, Commonwealth v. Gerhardt

    OUI Marijuana and Field Sobriety Tests, Commonwealth v. Gerhardt
    OUI Marijuana On September 19, 2017 the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decided the case of Commonwealth v. Gerhardt, SJC – 11967. This dealt with the admissibility of field sobriety tests as they relate to operating a motor…
  • Jul 18

    Prosecutors Are Now Making Sex For a Fee Cases More Difficult to Defend

    Prosecutors Are Now Making Sex For a Fee Cases More Difficult to Defend
    Sex For a Fee Massachusetts In Massachusetts, soliciting a prostitute or the act of prostitution is a crime under G.L. c. 272 Section 53A. The statute has a variety of subsections that make a conviction for this crime punishable by up to ten…
  • May 23

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported

    Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts Involving Non-Citizens and the Risk of Being Deported
    Domestic Assault and Battery and Deportation Any experienced criminal defense attorney will tell you that if you charged with domestic assault and battery and you are not a citizen you are at risk of being deported. That risk has increased…
Rank this Week: 854

Alabama Law Blog of William…

Alabama Law Blog of William Pfeifer

Covers Alabama law.

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

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

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

    Hurricane Irma Courthouse Closure

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

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

    Drug Forfeiture Appeals – Car forfeiture reversed based on innocent owner defense
    Alabama asset forfeiture law provides an extensive list of items that law enforcement officers can seize in connection with drug crimes. Under Alabama Code Section 20-2-93(a)(5) (1975), this list includes your car if it is used to sell or…
Rank this Week: 563

Life Sentences Blog

Life Sentences Blog

Tracks new legal developments and research relating to long prison sentences. By Marquette University Law School Professor Michael O'Hear.

http://www.lifesentencesblog.com/
  • Sep 5

    New Cases on the Constitutionality of Long Sentences for Juveniles: The Graham Saga Continue

    New Cases on the Constitutionality of Long Sentences for Juveniles: The Graham Saga Continue
    In Graham v. Florida, 560 U.S. 48 (2010), the U.S. Supreme Court barred the sentence of life without the possibility of parole (LWOP) for crimes committed by anyone under eighteen years of age. Grounded in the Cruel and Unusual…
  • Sep 2

    After Return from Prison, Friends Can Be Key to Success or Failure

    After Return from Prison, Friends Can Be Key to Success or Failure
    New research highlights the importance of friends in determining whether returning prisoners will commit new crimes. A considerable body of prior research has demonstrated the importance of family relationships to the returning prisoner, but…
  • Aug 14

    Crime and Stigma: New Research Explores the Connection

    Crime and Stigma: New Research Explores the Connection
    The colonial Americans famously had their “scarlet letter” punishments, which marked and shamed the criminal. Today, the stigma of a conviction may be less vividly displayed, but it is no less real. Two interesting new…
Rank this Week: 709

Joe Mitchell Attorney Blog

Joe Mitchell Attorney Blog

Covers personal injury, DUI, state and federal crimes, auto accidents, workplace injury, and medical malpractice.

http://www.joemitchellattorney.com/free-info/blog/
Rank this Week: 734

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: 780

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

Bilingual Minnesota Attorney Blog

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    ADOPCIÓN DE UN PARIENTE EN MINNESOTA POR MARISELA E. CANTU, ESQ.
    Usted considerando adoptar un relativo pero no saben si la ley lo considera como un pariente del niño que desea adoptar.  Según las leyes de adopción en el estado de Minnesota que es pariente de un niño…
Rank this Week: 608

Kansas Defenders

Kansas Defenders

Forum for discussion about issues and appellate decisions of interest to Kansas defenders.

http://kansasdefenders.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 1

    No weighing of aggravating factors in Jessica's Law sentencing

    No weighing of aggravating factors in Jessica's Law sentencing
    Christina M. Kerls won in State v. McCormick, No. 109,985 (Kan. Sept. 9, 2016), obtaining a new sentencing hearing in a Sumner County rape prosecution. The KSC affirmed Mr. McCormick's convictions, but remanded for resentencing because the…
  • Aug 27

    October 2016 KSC docket

    October 2016 KSC docket
    Here are the criminal cases on the KSC docket for October 24-27, 2016. These summaries are based on the issues listed in the briefs filed and may not very accurately or fully describe the actual issues in the cases. I recommend you…
  • Jul 9

    September 2016 KSC docket

    September 2016 KSC docket
    Here are the criminal cases on the KSC docket for September 12-16, 2016. These summaries are based on the issues listed in the briefs filed and may not very accurately or fully describe the actual issues in the cases. I recommend…
Rank this Week: 521

Black's Law

Black's Law

Roy Black blogs his thoughts, tells his stories and writes his blog to help him think and work out ideas.

http://www.royblack.com/blog/
  • Aug 3

    2016 American Heart Association Heart Walk

    2016 American Heart Association Heart Walk
    My Firm and I have committed to support this year's American Heart Association Heart Walk. Why? Because I like to be an advocate. That's what I do.
  • Jul 12

    Howard Srebnick Wins Appeal in Sexy Miami Beach Bar-Girl Case

    Howard Srebnick Wins Appeal in Sexy Miami Beach Bar-Girl Case
    In a colorful 41-page opinion, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed all counts charging nightclub owner Albert Takhalov with wire fraud and money laundering.
  • Jul 12

    U.S. Supreme Court Adopts View Expressed in Amicus Brief Co-Authored by Firm Attorney

    U.S. Supreme Court Adopts View Expressed in Amicus Brief Co-Authored by Firm Attorney
    Representing the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - Miami Chapter, Firm attorneys Howard Srebnick and Joshua Shore co-authored an amicus brief in support of the defendants in the Supreme Court of the United States in Puerto…
Rank this Week: 522

Central Florida DUI Attorney

Central Florida DUI Attorney

By Kevin J. Pitts.

http://myduiflorida.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 8

    Volusia County Marijuana Decriminalization

    Volusia County Marijuana Decriminalization
    Volusia County has voted to decriminalize marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia. This is a good thing but the amendment is not really legalization. It appears to give law enforcement the discretion to either arrest, give a notice to appear or…
  • Jun 10

    Can an Attorney Help You Get Your Drivers License Back? By Heiko G. Moenckmeier.

    Can an Attorney Help You Get Your Drivers License Back? By Heiko G. Moenckmeier.
    Yes.  Attorney Heiko Moenckmeier can help you.  Did your license get suspended?  Did you receive a Habitual Traffic Offender suspension notice in the mail?  Did you get a traffic citation for Driving While License…
  • Apr 19

    Reckless Driving Yasiel Puig Pontification By Heiko G. Moenckmeier, Esq.

    Reckless Driving Yasiel Puig Pontification By Heiko G. Moenckmeier, Esq.
    So… Might as well give you my two cents on the Yasiel Puig arrest for reckless driving for going 110 miles an hour on Alligator Alley, Collier County… It was case 2013CT004124A, which was nolle prossed (dropped) pretty darn…
Rank this Week: 570

Dayton DUI Information

Dayton DUI Information

Covers DUI for Dayton area residents. By Suhre & Associates, LLC.

http://suhrelawdayton.com/blog/
  • Oct 14

    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  including the Cincinnati area…
  • Oct 14

    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  including the Cincinnati area…
  • Apr 6

    The Basics of Drug Crime

    The Basics of Drug Crime
    The Basics of Drug Crimes There is much confusion surrounding drug offenses in Ohio. The drug laws and classifications are vast and tremendously complex. If you are charged with a drug-related crime, you should contact an experienced attorney…
Rank this Week: 670

New York Personal Injury Lawyer…

New York Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Stephen Bilkis & Associates.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyer247blog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

    Supreme Court, Bronx County
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant-appellant moved pursuant to CPLR 510(1) to change the venue of the instant matter from Bronx County to Westchester County more than three years after the commencement of the action and…
  • Sep 22

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

    Supreme Court, Bronx County
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant-appellant moved pursuant to CPLR 510(1) to change the venue of the instant matter from Bronx County to Westchester County more than three years after the commencement of the action and…
  • Sep 22

    Supreme Court, Bronx County

    Supreme Court, Bronx County
    A Bronx Estate Litigation Lawyer said that, defendant-appellant moved pursuant to CPLR 510(1) to change the venue of the instant matter from Bronx County to Westchester County more than three years after the commencement of the action and…
Rank this Week: 952

Frisco DWI Lawyer & Attorney Blog

Frisco DWI Lawyer & Attorney Blog

Covers Texas DUI/DWI, blood tests, breath tests, and field sobriety tests. By Hunter Biederman.

http://www.friscodwilawyer.com/
  • Mar 3

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State
    I want to give a big thank you to everyone who purchased our book - “A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United States” last night during the launch. The launch turned out to be an incredible success, and…
  • Mar 2

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State
    I want to give a big thank you to everyone who purchased our book – “A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United States” last night during the launch. The launch turned out to be an incredible success, and…
  • Mar 2

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State

    A Cup of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United State
    I want to give a big thank you to everyone who purchased our book – “A Cup Of Coffee With 10 Of The Top DUI Attorneys In The United States” last night during the launch. The launch turned out to be an incredible success, and…
Rank this Week: 594

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyers…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyers Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug, OUI and firearm offenses. By Parker Scheer LLP.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 25

    Appeals Court Affirms Suppression of Firearm Seized During Warrantless Search of Vehicle

    Appeals Court Affirms Suppression of Firearm Seized During Warrantless Search of Vehicle
    The Massachusetts Appeals Court recently upheld a superior court ruling allowing a motion to suppress a firearm seized after a warrantless search of a backpack following an investigatory stop of a motor vehicle. In Commonwealth v.…
  • Aug 20

    SJC Reverses Conviction Based on Improper DNA Evidence Testimony

    SJC Reverses Conviction Based on Improper DNA Evidence Testimony
    The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) recently reversed a defendant's conviction and remanded the case for a new trial due to the improper admission of expert testimony regarding DNA evidence. The SJC concluded that an opinion…
  • Aug 18

    Violation of Right to Public Trial Earns Defendant New Trial

    Violation of Right to Public Trial Earns Defendant New Trial
    In a recent decision, the Massachusetts Appeals Court affirmed a superior court judge's decision that the closure of the courtroom for the general questioning of the venire violated a criminal defendant's Sixth Amendment right to a public…
Rank this Week: 611

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: 763