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Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Aug 21

    First Amendment and “hate speech”

    First Amendment and “hate speech”
    Attorney and CNN Legal Analyst Page Pate discusses the tension between “hate speech” and the First Amendment. Page explains that hate speech is protected speech, but any conduct that threatens… read more → The post…
  • Jul 20

    Page Pate criticizes government response in fentanyl case

    Page Pate criticizes government response in fentanyl case
    Attorney Page Pate, in defense of his client charged with drug trafficking, explains how fentanyl-related criminal cases are not as “open and shut” as the government says they are. The post Page Pate criticizes…
  • Jul 17

    Were Jim Comey and Preet Bharara fired for improper reasons?

    Were Jim Comey and Preet Bharara fired for improper reasons?
    The Daily Show uses a clip from Page Pate’s interview on CNN to highlight a possible improper motive for the firings of former FBI Director James Comey and former U.S.… read more → The post Were Jim Comey and Preet Bharara…
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Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice,…

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

Covers Maryland criminal law.

http://www.ricelawmd.com/blog
  • Aug 21

    Why You Don’t Want to Accept a Plea Bargain

    Why You Don’t Want to Accept a Plea Bargain
    Pleading guilty is the highest form of admission in the criminal system. By entering a plea, you are waiving a number of rights and ensuring that you will be found guilty. You should confer with a criminal lawyer anytime you are considering a…
  • Aug 16

    Police Departments Are Starting Programs to Report Crimes Online

    Police Departments Are Starting Programs to Report Crimes Online
    For many crime victims, reporting a crime can be just as painful as the crime itself. Law enforcement agencies have long recognized this problem and worked to address it by use of anonymous tip phone lines and Silent Witness programs. The…
  • Aug 16

    Maryland State Trooper Arrested for DUI After Accident in Cecil County Maryland

    Maryland State Trooper Arrested for DUI After Accident in Cecil County Maryland
    Maryland State Trooper, Tanner Leroy Nickerson, was arrested on Sunday, August 13th 2017 at 9:02 p.m. for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while impaired and four other related traffic offenses. Court records indicate that…
Rank this Week: 1757

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

Florida Criminal Attorney Blog

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

http://www.floridacriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Gainesville Doctor Sentenced to One Year for Health Care Fraud

    Gainesville Doctor Sentenced to One Year for Health Care Fraud
    A Gainesville doctor convicted of 162 counts of health care fraud for false billing and using drugs not approved in the United States was sentenced Friday to effectively serve one year in prison and to pay a fine of more than $1.13 million…
  • Aug 7

    3 Pinellas Teens in Stolen Car Die in Violent Crash

    3 Pinellas Teens in Stolen Car Die in Violent Crash
    Florida authorities said three teenagers – one 14-year-old and two 16-year-olds – stole a sport utility vehicle, sped away from officers and died in a fiery, violent crash early Sunday morning. The 4:30 a.m. crash happened in…
  • Aug 2

    Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested with 70 Possible Bags of Heroin in Boynton Beach

    Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested with 70 Possible Bags of Heroin in Boynton Beach
    A suspected drug dealer was arrested while allegedly carrying 70 baggies of possible heroin, four grams of marijuana, six grams of cocaine, $4,000 in cash — and had kids ages 1, 2 and 5 in his back seat, according to police. The…
Rank this Week: 237

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

New Jersey DWI Lawyer Blog

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

https://www.newjerseydwilawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Understanding Sentencing Enhancements in New Jersey DWI Case

    Understanding Sentencing Enhancements in New Jersey DWI Case
    In New Jersey, as in any other state, judges can impose a variety of sentences on an individual convicted of driving while intoxicated (DWI). While we try our best to get a DWI charge dropped, people are sometimes convicted, and we must then…
  • Aug 14

    The Legality of New Jersey Checkpoint

    The Legality of New Jersey Checkpoint
    Were you arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) at a New Jersey checkpoint? If so, you need to reach out to a New Jersey DWI attorney without delay. DUI charges should never be taken lightly because they can have serious adverse…
  • Aug 7

    Consequences of Refusing a Breath Test Under New Jersey Law

    Consequences of Refusing a Breath Test Under New Jersey Law
    If you have been pulled over on suspicion of drunk driving, it is important for you to understand your rights regarding breath tests. At our firm, our skilled New Jersey DWI attorneys understand the nuances of this area of law and know what…
Rank this Week: 1967

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Tampa DUI Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI offenses in Tampa, Florida. By Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC.

http://www.tampa-dui-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Tiger Woods had THC, Pain Medication in His System During Memorial Day Arrest

    Tiger Woods had THC, Pain Medication in His System During Memorial Day Arrest
    New toxicology reports released show Tiger Woods had pain, anxiety and sleep medications in his system as well as THC when he was arrested on Memorial Day in Palm Beach County, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Woods…
  • Aug 14

    Tampa Woman Accused of DUI After Crash Killed Child, 2 Adult

    Tampa Woman Accused of DUI After Crash Killed Child, 2 Adult
    A fiery crash on the Selmon Expressway killed a child and two adults, and led to the arrest of a 29-year-old Brandon woman for DUI. The woman is accused of leaving the scene of the crash and she faces a litany of charges after she apparently…
  • Aug 8

    Scientists Looking for a Reliable DUI Test for Marijuana

    Scientists Looking for a Reliable DUI Test for Marijuana
    Despite the increasingly legal use of cannabis in many states, cops still don’t have the equivalent of a reliable alcohol breathalyzer or blood test — a chemically based way of estimating what the drug is doing in the brain.…
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New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog

New York Criminal Attorney Blog covers DWI/DWAI, traffic violations, gun crimes, weapon crimes, prostitution, and other criminal offenses. By New York attorneys, Tilem & Associates.

http://www.newyorkcriminalattorneyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1158

Kentucky Law Blog

Kentucky Law Blog

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

http://www.gatlinvoelker.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    Understanding burden of proof

    Understanding burden of proof
    Those who have been charged with crimes in Fort Mitchell could be in for a harrowing experience if and when their cases go to trial. Their fears may be founded in the presumption that if one is arrested and charged...
  • Aug 19

    What can be done to improve eyewitness identification?

    What can be done to improve eyewitness identification?
    Eyewitness have long been relied upon to identify perpetrators. However, they have also been under scrutiny for being unreliable. In Kentucky, you may find yourself accused of a crime simply because someone else said they saw you do it. If...
  • Aug 17

    Can polygraph test results be used in your favor?

    Can polygraph test results be used in your favor?
    Most readers would agree that family life, in general, can get very messy at times. In fact, the face of family life in America has vastly changed through recent decades. It's no longer a given that households contain married mothers...
Rank this Week: 875

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Michigan Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers Michigan DUI, drug and violent crime defense. By Grabel & Associates.

http://www.michigancriminallawyers-blog.com/
  • Aug 21

    Medical Cannabis Physicians: A New Target for State Regulation

    Medical Cannabis Physicians: A New Target for State Regulation
    While there is little question that medical cannabis in Michigan circa 2017 is what Prohibition was in the mid 1930’s, a key to cannabis facilitation is the physician. Lately, the medical professional has become a target for both state…
  • Aug 18

    Driver’s License Restoration: Eligibility Requirement

    Driver’s License Restoration: Eligibility Requirement
    In Michigan, we have some of the most severe laws in our country when it comes to the punishment of drivers that have lost their license. Today will be the first in a series of articles that will discuss the topic of Driver’s License…
  • Aug 16

    Are Child Protective Services Deemed a Government Actor?

    Are Child Protective Services Deemed a Government Actor?
    In Michigan, the issue of protecting children has always been at the forefront of our legal system and this is a theme that spans all of the way from the Michigan Bar Exam to the Michigan Supreme Court. While there is no question that…
Rank this Week: 316

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: 2915

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/
Rank this Week: 128

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Aug 21

    Hockey Bus from Georgia Wrecks on Exit Ramp

    Hockey Bus from Georgia Wrecks on Exit Ramp
    Bus crashes are often serious. They can involve multiple injuries and even deaths. Recently, a hockey team from Georgia feared the worst when their bus wrecked on an exit ramp. The bus carrying the Columbus Cottonmouths flipped on an exit…
  • Aug 17

    Your Rights as a Passenger Injured in a Georgia Auto Wreck

    Your Rights as a Passenger Injured in a Georgia Auto Wreck
    Passengers are often victims of car or truck accidents in Georgia. Usually, passengers have no control over a wreck that left them injured so may have rights to file a claim against a number of parties. The fact a passenger is unlikely to be…
  • Aug 14

    Why Traffic Deaths Are Rising Across the United State

    Why Traffic Deaths Are Rising Across the United State
    Cars are safer than they used to be and have additional features like electronic stability features and airbags while millions of dollars have been spent on driver education. However, traffic deaths are rising notwithstanding these…
Rank this Week: 106

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Chicago Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By James G. Dimeas.

http://www.chicagocriminallawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 1960

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Aug 21

    Jotwell 2017 Summer Break

    Jotwell 2017 Summer Break
    Jotwell is taking a short summer break. Posting will resume on Monday, September 4. However, even while we’re on break, we’ll be accepting submissions, editing them, and doing a lot of work under the hood. We have tentatively…
  • Aug 18

    The Real World

    The Real World
    Karen Bradshaw, Settling for Natural Resource Damages, 40 Harv. Envtl. L. Rev. 211 (2016). James W. Coleman, How Cheap Is Corporate Talk? Comparing Companies’ Comments on Regulations with Their Securities Disclosures, 40 Harv. Envtl.…
  • Aug 17

    Democracy Unchained

    Democracy Unchained
    K. Sabeel Rahman, Private Power, Public Values: Regulating Social Infrastructure in a Changing Economy, 39 Cardozo L. Rev. 5 (forthcoming, 2017), available at SSRN. Frank Pasquale In the mid-2000s, digital activists spearheaded the…
Rank this Week: 59

Asia Death Penalty

Asia Death Penalty

Provides information about the death penalty in Asia.

http://asiadeathpenalty.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 21

    Malaysia’s Planned Drug Reform Highlights Divide in SE Asia’s Drug War Approach

    Malaysia’s Planned Drug Reform Highlights Divide in SE Asia’s Drug War Approach
    Source: Talking Drugs (10 August 2017)http://www.talkingdrugs.org/malaysias-planned-drug-reform-highlights-divide-in-se-asias-drug-war-approachMalaysia is set to repeal legislation that imposes a mandatory death penalty for people who sell…
  • Aug 17

    Asia-Pacific Countries – Death Penalty Status, Population, etc

    Asia-Pacific Countries – Death Penalty Status, Population, etc
    Source: Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (18 August 2017)https://adpan.org/2017/08/17/asia-pacific-countries-death-penalty-status-population-etc/ASIA-PACIFIC COUNTRIES – Death Penalty Abolition StatusASIAEastern AsiaChina…
  • Jul 28

    Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian

    Indonesia ombudsman finds rights violations in execution of Nigerian
    Source: Reuters (28 July 2017)https://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-execution-idUSKBN1AD10OJAKARTA (Reuters) - The office of Indonesia's ombudsman has unearthed evidence of rights violations in the execution of a Nigerian drug convict…
Rank this Week: 1209

Neal Davis' Criminal Defense Blog

Neal Davis' Criminal Defense Blog

Neal Davis shares his his thoughts on the latest Federal and Texas-based legal issues as well as his experiences defending clients in Houston and all the way to the US Supreme Court.

http://www.nealdavislaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    Harris County Pastor Charged with Continuous Sex Abuse of a Child

    Harris County Pastor Charged with Continuous Sex Abuse of a Child
    If you subscribe to the Houston Chronicle, you may remember a recent headline that read: “Harris County pastor charged with sexually abusing child for years.” The man is charged with continuous sex abuse of a child. That means…
  • Aug 13

    Harris County Toughens Stance On Prostitution

    Harris County Toughens Stance On Prostitution
    Harris County prosecutors are taking a tough stand on prostitution “Johns,” or customers, in part due to public hysteria over human trafficking, which can involve sex crimes such as forced prostitution. If you have been charged…
  • Aug 4

    Why Human Trafficking Defense Lawyers Are Necessary

    Why Human Trafficking Defense Lawyers Are Necessary
    Human trafficking is virtually the “new black” in crimes, in that it’s become a widely celebrated cause for law enforcement and new laws to combat it. But how much alleged human trafficking actually constitutes a crime? Take…
Rank this Week: 1936

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer…

New York Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal law. By Jeffrey Lichtman.

http://www.topnewyorkcriminalattorneysblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Denied Right to Counsel of His Choice

    Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Denied Right to Counsel of His Choice
    Defense attorney Jeffrey Lichtman speaks with the media after a hearing in Brooklyn Federal Court regarding “El Chapo” Guzman on August 14, 2017 in New York. DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images The Sixth Amendment’s right to counsel…
  • Aug 9

    Jeffrey Lichtman To Represent Joaquin Guzman (“El Chapo”)

    Jeffrey Lichtman To Represent Joaquin Guzman (“El Chapo”)
    Jeffrey Lichtman has been retained to represent Joaquin Guzman in connection with his upcoming federal narcotics trial in the Eastern District of New York. “Mr. Guzman has been subjected to the worst prison conditions I have ever seen…
  • Jul 25

    The Usher Case(s): Don’t Be a Victim If Someone Knowingly Transmits an STD to You

    The Usher Case(s): Don’t Be a Victim If Someone Knowingly Transmits an STD to You
    The recent news about R & B singer Usher being sued for $10 million for knowingly infecting a woman with herpes comes on the heels of the disclosure of a $1.1 million settlement he paid in 2012 for the same transgression – and now…
Rank this Week: 2025

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

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

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1195

The Law Offices of David Stein…

The Law Offices of David Stein Blog

Covers family law.

http://www.familylawdc.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    Excited Utterance Exception; Admissibility of the 911 tapes; Recent Court of Appeals Decision:

    Excited Utterance Exception; Admissibility of the 911 tapes; Recent Court of Appeals Decision:
      Oftentimes in the domestic violence assault cases, the complainant does not actually testify for one reason or another. In such cases, the government attempts to introduce the 911 reporting/call of the complainant in lieu of the…
  • Aug 6

    TREATMENT IN LIEU OF CRIMINAL PROSECUTION

    TREATMENT IN LIEU OF CRIMINAL PROSECUTION
    The Court of Appeals in Paz Cruz v. United States, decided on August 3, 2017, analyzed and highlighted the DC Statute that provides a legal basis for seeking alcohol treatment in lieu of criminal prosecution. Specifically, DC Code §…
  • Jul 23

    STEP-PARENT/DOMESTIC PARTNER ADOPTION: LEGAL PARAMETERS

    STEP-PARENT/DOMESTIC PARTNER ADOPTION: LEGAL PARAMETERS
    While the decision to adopt a child can be an exciting one, the complexities of adoption laws and the corresponding regulations can be potentially discouraging or overwhelming for the prospective families. Step-parent adoption is a type of…
Rank this Week: 3633

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Kans Law Firm, LLC Blog

Discusses alcohol-related crimes and their defenses with a concentration on Minnesota.

http://www.dwiminneapolislawyer.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    Groups Angry About Proposed Changes To Drunk Driving Law

    Groups Angry About Proposed Changes To Drunk Driving Law
    The impact of a recent Supreme Court decision continues to reverberate around the country. As we’ve discussed, Birchfield v. North Dakota, which was decided a little over a year ago, was an important case that led to changes in the way…
  • Aug 10

    Court Debates Legality of Urine Test

    Court Debates Legality of Urine Test
    Most people understand that if they’re stopped by the police and suspected of drunk driving, it’s possible they’ll be asked to submit to a breathalyzer or perhaps some field sobriety tests. We see these kinds of things…
  • Aug 7

    Minnesota Legislators Propose DUI of Electronics Bill

    Minnesota Legislators Propose DUI of Electronics Bill
    Several state lawmakers have proposed a ban on all cellphone use while driving except in emergencies or hands-free mode. The bill is co-authored by Rep. Frank Hornstein (D-Minneapolis) and Rep. Mark Uglem (R-Champlin). If passed, Minnesota…
Rank this Week: 123

Criminal Jurisdiction

Criminal Jurisdiction

Covers Texas criminal law topics, including drug crimes, sexual assault, and the death penalty. By John Floyd and Mr. Billy Sinclair.

http://www.johntfloyd.com/blog
  • Aug 20

    Fourth Circuit Issues Significant Adam Walsh, Civil Commitment Ruling

    Fourth Circuit Issues Significant Adam Walsh, Civil Commitment Ruling
    The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 (“Act”) permits the federal government to civilly commit any child sex offender deemed “dangerous” after they have completed service of their criminal…
  • Aug 20

    Fourth Circuit Issues Significant Adam Walsh, Civil Commitment Ruling

    Fourth Circuit Issues Significant Adam Walsh, Civil Commitment Ruling
    The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 (“Act”) permits the federal government to civilly commit any child sex offender deemed “dangerous” after they have completed service of their criminal…
  • Aug 14

    Baltimore Police Officers Held Accountable for Misconduct, Despite AG Session

    Baltimore Police Officers Held Accountable for Misconduct, Despite AG Session
    The Baltimore Police Department has a history of corruption. It routinely engages in the use of excessive force in violation of the Fourth Amendment, planting evidence to wrongfully charge innocent suspects, and wholesale criminal…
Rank this Week: 721

White Collar Criminal Defense…

White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida criminal law. By the Schwartz Law Firm.

http://www.whitecollarcriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3125

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/
  • Aug 20

    Can I Legally Keep a Gun in My Car in Florida?

    Can I Legally Keep a Gun in My Car in Florida?
    We all know the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees Americans the right to own weapons. However, that freedom is not without restriction, and it’s important to understand how state law may restrict your rights. …
  • Aug 15

    Pleading Down to Reckless Driving After Florida DUI

    Pleading Down to Reckless Driving After Florida DUI
    Recently, pro-golfer Tiger Woods agreed to plead guilty to reckless driving and enter a diversion program, in exchange for prosecutors dropping DUI charges against him.  ESPN reports the Florida DUI arrest occurred after Woods was found…
  • Aug 10

    Sportscaster’s Florida Elder Battery Arrest Underscores Growing Crime Trend

    Sportscaster’s Florida Elder Battery Arrest Underscores Growing Crime Trend
    A well-known South Florida sports caster was arrested for battery on an elderly person, identified as a 70-year-old man. It’s not clear whether the two are related, though defendant had been staying at the home where the elder man…
Rank this Week: 4258

Potter Law Offices Blog

Potter Law Offices Blog

Covers felonies, casino markers, murder, manslaughter, arson and other criminal conduct.

http://pottercriminaldefense.com/blog/
  • Aug 20

    Sealing Nevada DUI Record

    Sealing Nevada DUI Record
    A DUI conviction can wreak havoc on anyone’s life. A promising future can start to look bleak when it is necessary to serve jail time, pay fines, attend DUI school and contend with all of the limitations imposed by the court. Some…
  • Aug 18

    Can You Be Arrested for Having Drugs in Your System?

    Can You Be Arrested for Having Drugs in Your System?
    Most people are aware that they cannot legally possess controlled substances. Furthermore, they know that it is illegal to operate a vehicle while under the influence of illegal drugs. Fewer people know that they can be arrested for being…
  • Aug 15

    Can Casino Employees Detain Suspected Cheaters?

    Can Casino Employees Detain Suspected Cheaters?
    Casinos are big business in Nevada. This means that the state legislature has enacted numerous laws aimed at regulating and protecting the industry. Consequently, the penalties for cheating in a Vegas casino are harsh. People have been trying…
Rank this Week: 3567

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/
  • Aug 20

    Opiate Epidemic Assaults South Florida

    Opiate Epidemic Assaults South Florida
    During the 2016 presidential campaign, the opioid epidemic became a campaign issue with overdose deaths hitting a peak of 28,000 nationally the previous year detailed by the latest current available data. It was just a few weeks ago that the…
  • Jul 30

    South Florida Man and New Wife Charged with Sexual Assault of Her Sister

    South Florida Man and New Wife Charged with Sexual Assault of Her Sister
    July 29, 2017 Dale Leary, of Cutler Bay had been married to his now ex-wife Claudia for more than 10 years when the couple decided to take in a high school exchange student from Spain. They employed CCI Greenheart, a Chicago-based nonprofit…
  • Jun 26

    Road Rage and Guns, a Growing Problem in South Florida

    Road Rage and Guns, a Growing Problem in South Florida
    Road rage and guns can be a lethal combination here in South Florida. The frequency of these incidents has more than doubled since 2014. Florida and Texas which are states with the largest number of relaxed gun laws, and concealed carry…
Rank this Week: 3394

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts DUI, drug and theft crimes. By Cappetta Law Offices.

http://www.massachusettscriminallawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 3648

Underdog Blog

Underdog Blog

Covers constitutional law, criminal law, DUI, drugs, First Amendment and immigration. By Jon Katz, P.C.

http://katzjustice.com/blog/
  • Aug 19

    How to avoid injury from the insults and firebombs in court and beyond

    How to avoid injury from the insults and firebombs in court and beyond
    How does one avoid injury from the insults and firebombs in court and beyond? The story goes that one day a small bird tried landing on the palm of a t'ai chi ch'uan master. However, the t'ai chi master made his hand go so soft and…
  • Aug 19

    You may always decline being sprayed in court with proverbial prune juice and diarrhea

    You may always decline being sprayed in court with proverbial prune juice and diarrhea
    Each day in court is filled with experiences from fragrant flowers to fetid feces. You may always decline being sprayed with proverbial prune juice and diarrhea. Some people absolutely adore prunes, whether dried, stewed, or as juice. (Prunes…
  • Aug 18

    Virginia’s drug chemist lab is more backlogged than ever before

    Virginia’s drug chemist lab is more backlogged than ever before
    Virginia's government drug chemist lab is more backlogged than ever before, as confirmed in its August 16, 2017, memorandum here  That trend does not seem like it will be reversing any time soon. The post Virginia’s drug…
Rank this Week: 973

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Tampa DUI Attorney Blog

Covers drunk driving defense. By Sammis Law Firm.

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

    DUI Statistics in Tampa, FL

    DUI Statistics in Tampa, FL
    The Tampa Police Department gathers statistics to monitor the activities of the DUI enforcement officers. We recently obtained these summaries for 2015, 2016 and so far in 2017. The summary distinguishes between self-initiated stops and…
  • Aug 4

    Do you lose your driver’s license for a DUI?

    Do you lose your driver’s license for a DUI?
    During the initial consultation, one of the most frequent questions is: “Will I lose my driver’s license because of the DUI?” The short answer is that it depends. After a DUI arrest, your driver’s license is…
  • Apr 14

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance

    Suppressing the DUI Intoxilyzer 8000 Results for a Lack of Substantial Compliance
    The goal for the attorney in a DUI case involving a breath test reading over .08 is getting the breath test result thrown out of evidence. In order to get the breath test results thrown out, the DUI defense attorney can file a motion to…
Rank this Week: 3934

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Columbus OVI/DUI Attorney Blog

Comments on DUI law. By Shawn R. Dominy.

http://www.columbusoviattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 19

    The Reasonable Person And Miranda Warnings In Ohio OVI Case

    The Reasonable Person And Miranda Warnings In Ohio OVI Case
    The reasonable person. Courts make many decisions using the test of what ‘a reasonable person’ would do/think/feel under certain circumstances. Older cases used the ‘reasonable man’ standard, but newer cased have…
  • Jul 29

    Harnessing The Hedgehog At Harvard

    Harnessing The Hedgehog At Harvard
    In his book Good To Great, Jim Collins discusses ‘the hedgehog concept’. The concept is essentially this: although the fox is a cunning predator, the hedgehog always defeats the fox because the hedgehog focuses on doing one thing…
  • Jul 8

    How Do Officers Detect Intoxicated Boaters In Ohio?

    How Do Officers Detect Intoxicated Boaters In Ohio?
    This is the week of July 4th.  For some, that means celebrating our nation’s independence with burgers, beer and boats.  As alcohol is often mixed with boating, people are prosecuted and punished for boating under the…
Rank this Week: 2195

Lawdiva's Blog

Lawdiva's Blog

Covers family law and criminal law in Canada. By Georgialee Lang.

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

    Judge Kreep Censured for Courtroom Levity

    Judge Kreep Censured for Courtroom Levity
    Judges hold a special place in the community and are expected to adhere to a set of rules and ethical standards that the average Joe or Jane can choose to ignore. But judges also have their own distinct personalities, biases, attitudes, and…
  • Aug 16

    Family Law Lawyer Creates Fake Accounts for Opposing Counsel

    Family Law Lawyer Creates Fake Accounts for Opposing Counsel
    Two busy family law lawyers in Illinois, Michelle Mosby-Scott and Drew R. Quitschau spent hours sparring in court as opposing counsel on dozens of cases. However, their professional relationship became complicated, even sinister, when Ms.…
  • Aug 1

    Should Canadian Judges Wearing “Trump” Attire be Disciplined?

    Should Canadian Judges Wearing “Trump” Attire be Disciplined?
    Is discipline in order for an Ontario judge who went shopping wearing a “Make American Great Again” t-shirt? What about a judge sitting in court the day after the American election wearing a baseball cap with the same logo? Local…
Rank this Week: 591

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Connecticut Criminal Lawyers Blog

Covers criminal law. By Law Offices of Mark Sherman LLC.

http://www.connecticutcriminallawyersblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2560

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 18

    Armed Robbery, Using a Computer to Commit a Crime and the Habitual Offender

    Armed Robbery, Using a Computer to Commit a Crime and the Habitual Offender
    This post examines a recent decision from the Court of Appeals of Michigan: People v. Washington, 2017 WL 3397494 (2017) (per curiam). The court begins the opinion, as courts usually do, by explaining how and why the prosecution…
  • Aug 16

    The Text Messages, Criminal Harassment and the Sufficiency of the Evidence

    The Text Messages, Criminal Harassment and the Sufficiency of the Evidence
    This post examines an opinion from the Appeals Court of Massachusetts:  Commonwealth v. Villaneuva, 92 Mass. App. Ct. 1101 (2017). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[f]ollowing a jury-waived trial, the defendant…
  • Aug 14

    Aggravated Indecent Exposure, Probation and the Internet Restriction

    Aggravated Indecent Exposure, Probation and the Internet Restriction
    This post examines a recent decision from the Court of Appeals of Michigan: People v. Wilson, 2017 WL 3197681 (2017) (per curiam). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatDefendant appeals, by delayed leave granted, certain probation…
Rank this Week: 385

Denver DUI Attorney Blog

Denver DUI Attorney Blog

Covers DUI, DWAI, and motor vehicle hearings. By the Law Office of Monte J. Robbins, Esq.

http://www.denverduiattorneyblog.net/
  • Aug 18

    The Letter No One Wants: Colorado DMV is Extending Your Interlock Due to Violation

    The Letter No One Wants: Colorado DMV is Extending Your Interlock Due to Violation
    Picture yourself enjoying Colorado’s blue sky and sunshine and reaching into your mailbox to find this little “gem”: “Colorado Department of Revenue records indicate that your ignition interlock device has prevented…
  • Aug 8

    Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in Colorado: Law and Penaltie

    Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in Colorado: Law and Penaltie
    Before Colorado law enforcement searches a person’s premises, auto, or person, law enforcement may question the person as to whether or not the he/she has a needle or syringe that may prick/puncture/poke/stick the officer.  Law…
  • Aug 7

    No Bail for Some Colorado Domestic Violence and Stalking Cases Starts August 9, 2017

    No Bail for Some Colorado Domestic Violence and Stalking Cases Starts August 9, 2017
    Starting August 9, 2017 some people charged with domestic violence offenses or stalking will not be eligible for bail/bond under a new Colorado law.  As noted in the title of this post, the law only applies to some specific domestic…
Rank this Week: 3506

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Michigan Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Michigan drug crimes and drunk driving. By Attorney Jeffrey J. Randa.

http://www.michigancriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Michigan DUI and your Drinking – Is it a Problem?

    Michigan DUI and your Drinking – Is it a Problem?
    It is an established fact that DUI drivers, as a group, have a statistically higher incidence of drinking problems than the population at large. In this article, I want to take a kind of private look at how this may apply to you, the reader.…
  • Aug 14

    Dealing with an Indecent Exposure Charge in Wayne, Oakland or Macomb County

    Dealing with an Indecent Exposure Charge in Wayne, Oakland or Macomb County
    There is a certain amount of embarrassment that just automatically goes along with facing an Indecent Exposure or Aggravated Indecent Exposure charge. Because I handle more Indecent Exposure (IE) cases than just about anyone, at least in the…
  • Aug 11

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration – The kind of License you Win (LS8)

    Michigan Driver’s License Restoration – The kind of License you Win (LS8)
    The previous articles in what I’ve been calling this “loose series” (LS) about the the Michigan driver’s license restoration and clearance process have covered just about every step, from my first meeting (LS1) with a…
Rank this Week: 4768

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: 1984

Brisk Legal Group

Brisk Legal Group

Covers criminal law and professional discipline.

http://www.brill-legal.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    The role of social media in domestic violence charge

    The role of social media in domestic violence charge
    Recently, accusations of domestic violence against two baseball players did not originate from the usual sources, such as a police report, video or court testimony. Rather, the sources of the allegations came from social media. Kristen Eck,…
  • Aug 11

    Male model faces rape charges for allegedly forcing himself on ‘wrong roommate’

    Male model faces rape charges for allegedly forcing himself on ‘wrong roommate’
    A male model is facing felony rape charges for allegedly raping a woman after he mistook her for her female roommate. Henry Romero, 30, apologized to the victim immediately after the alleged attack in a Manhattan apartment. She was a visitor…
  • Aug 4

    Art forger arrested again for selling fake Damien Hirst print

    Art forger arrested again for selling fake Damien Hirst print
    An art forger previously convicted of selling knock-off paintings was arrested again on June 14 just over two weeks after being released from prison on similar charges. He was indicted on 11 counts in New York State Supreme Court in…
Rank this Week: 2113

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers criminal defense law topics such as DUI, domestic violence, drug and federal crimes, search and seizure, theft, and white collar crime. By Shorstein, Lasnetski & Gihon.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 420

White Collar Wire

White Collar Wire

Covers news, cases, judicial opinions, practical tips and scholarly work regarding white-collar criminal and civil enforcement, grand jury investigations and regulatory compliance. By Jackson R. Sharman, III.

http://jacksharman.com/
  • Aug 18

    Gin Van, Joan Collins and Rare Earth

    Gin Van, Joan Collins and Rare Earth
    Friday is upon us, so a few notes about cocktails. Cocktail snobbery is suffering a (deserved) backlash, as Robert O. Simonson of the New York Times points out in When Bad Drinks Go Good: Just as the cocktail renaissance has brought…
  • Aug 15

    White-Collar Motive, Gun Crazy Movie

    White-Collar Motive, Gun Crazy Movie
    In 1950, producers Frank and Maurice King released Gun Crazy, a sometimes surreal Bonnie-and-Clyde story with an introverted, pacifist gun lover (Barton Tare, played by John Dall) and an English femme fatale sharpshooter …
  • Aug 14

    Search Warrants and Russia Raid

    Search Warrants and Russia Raid
    The execution of a search warrant on a residence owned by Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign director, raises some interesting questions.  Search warrants are rarely necessary in white-collar cases, yet their use…
Rank this Week: 2533

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

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

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1826

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

New Jersey DWI Attorney Blog

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

http://www.newjerseydwiattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 18

    New Jersey Media Examine “Toughness” of State DWI Law

    New Jersey Media Examine “Toughness” of State DWI Law
    The legal treatment of driving while intoxicated (DWI) varies from one state to another, with some states categorizing it as a criminal offense and others, including New Jersey, calling it a traffic or motor vehicle offense. Several recent…
  • Aug 17

    Federal Government Recommends Expanding Use of Ignition Interlock Devices in DWI Case

    Federal Government Recommends Expanding Use of Ignition Interlock Devices in DWI Case
    New Jersey law imposes a wide variety of penalties for the traffic offense of driving while intoxicated (DWI). Some of these penalties, like fines and jail time, are primarily punitive. Other penalties have the additional goal of public…
  • Jul 26

    New Jersey Appellate Division Addresses DWI Step-Down Provisions in Refusal Case

    New Jersey Appellate Division Addresses DWI Step-Down Provisions in Refusal Case
    New Jersey law imposes increasingly harsh penalties for subsequent convictions of driving while intoxicated (DWI) and refusal to submit to breath testing. Penalties for both offenses may include fines, a driver’s license suspension, and…
Rank this Week: 2976

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Criminal Law & Defense Blog

Covers all aspects of criminal law in Arizona, including DUI, abuse and drug offenses. By The Law Offices of David Michael Cantor, P.C.

http://dmcantor.com/blog/
  • Aug 18

    New Arizona Fireworks Bill and Business Self Regulation

    New Arizona Fireworks Bill and Business Self Regulation
    Rebuilding My Family in Recovery: Addiction Survivors Discuss Mending Fences After Finding Lasting Sobriety Photo credit: Pixabay The excruciating pain of addiction isn’t limited to the person who’s abusing substances —…
  • May 25

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?

    How Soon After I Suffer a Personal Injury Do I Have to File a Claim?
    After going through an accident that ends up with injuries, the victim will never know the full extent of their damages until some time has passed after the accident. Even if a person believes that their injury was minor, they could suffer…
  • May 5

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?

    What Are the Top Five Mental Health Disorders That Are Misdiagnosed?
    Many people might find it difficult to go seek help for a mental disorder that they may have. Obtaining a diagnosis is the first step in receiving treatment. Going to a physician’s office may be the first step, but not the last.…
Rank this Week: 554

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1332

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Gregory & Waldo Blog

Covers personal injury and criminal defense.

http://gregoryandwaldo.com/blog/
  • Aug 17

    Pedestrian Rights in Nevada

    Pedestrian Rights in Nevada
    The post Pedestrian Rights in Nevada appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. While every Nevada pedestrian does have rights, they may not be exactly what people believe. To make matters worse, not all drivers are entirely certain…
  • Aug 1

    Do I Need to Hire an Attorney if I Plan to Plead Guilty?

    Do I Need to Hire an Attorney if I Plan to Plead Guilty?
    The post Do I Need to Hire an Attorney if I Plan to Plead Guilty? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. Well, now you think they’ve got you dead to rights. There’s no way out of the mess you’re in, and pleading…
  • Jul 12

    Can A Personal Injury Attorney Make a Difference In My Case?

    Can A Personal Injury Attorney Make a Difference In My Case?
    The post Can A Personal Injury Attorney Make a Difference In My Case? appeared first on Gregory & Waldo 702-830-7925. If you have suffered a personal injury through no fault of your own and intend to seek compensation, it’s easy to…
Rank this Week: 2543

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Florida Criminal Law Blog

Covers criminal law issues, news, and trials in the Pensacola Florida Area. By M. James Jenkins, & Associates.

http://www.floridacriminallawblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    Public Defenders Are Effective Attorneys for Those Who Qualify

    Public Defenders Are Effective Attorneys for Those Who Qualify
    Anyone who has taken middle school civics, or who has ever seen a cop show on TV, knows the 6th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees those who are accused of a crime have the right to be represented by a lawyer in all critical phases…
  • Jun 18

    Drug Court can help some offenders avoid jailtime

    Drug Court can help some offenders avoid jailtime
    Thankfully, the criminal justice system recognizes that crimes related to drugs and alcohol are oftentimes rooted in the disease of addiction and offers a respite in a program called Drug Court. If successfully completed, Drug Court helps…
  • May 2

    Pre-Trial programs can help offenders avoid conviction

    Pre-Trial programs can help offenders avoid conviction
    Everybody makes mistakes. For some people, those mistakes bring them into conflict with the law. Thankfully, Florida law recognizes that, in some cases, offenders deserve a second chance. In Pensacola, Milton, Fort Walton, Destin, and all…
Rank this Week: 1205

Law Blog Switzerland

Law Blog Switzerland

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

http://www.lawblogswitzerland.ch
  • Aug 17

    Teilung der Erbschaft: Zuteilung von Losen

    Teilung der Erbschaft: Zuteilung von Losen
    In seinem Urteil vom 22. Juni 2017 (5A_396/2015) behandelt das Bundesgericht Fragen zur Zuweisung von Losen im Zusammenhang mit einer Erbteilung. Sind die Voraussetzungen für die Bildung von solchen Losen erfüllt und können…
  • Aug 14

    MWST: Konsultativgremium

    MWST: Konsultativgremium
    Die Eidgenössische Steuerverwaltung (ESTV) hat Ende Juli 2017 die ersten Entwürfe zur Änderung der MWST-Info 07 Steuerbemessung und Steuersätze sowie der MWST-Branchen Info 08 Hotel- und Gastgewerbe publik gemacht. Zu den…
  • Aug 1

    Retrozessionen: Verjährung der Herausgabeansprüche auf Versicherungsprämien

    Retrozessionen: Verjährung der Herausgabeansprüche auf Versicherungsprämien
    Das Bundesgericht hat mehrmals bestätigt, dass ein Beauftragter im Rahmen des Auftragsverhältnisses alle von Dritten erhaltenen Retrozessionen, die in einem inneren Zusammenhang zur Auftragsausführung stehen dem Auftraggeber…
Rank this Week: 2621

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense…

Arizona DUI & Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law. By James Novak.

https://blog.novakazlaw.com/
  • Aug 17

    Confrontation Clause in Arizona Drug Crime Case

    Confrontation Clause in Arizona Drug Crime Case
    In a recent Arizona appellate case, a defendant appealed from his conviction and sentences for possession of dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was arrested in 2014 after being found in possession of meth in a plastic…
  • Aug 3

    Fleeing a Drug Crime Arrest in Arizona

    Fleeing a Drug Crime Arrest in Arizona
    In a recent appellate case based on an Arizona drug crime prosecution, an Arizona Court of Appeals considered a conviction for possession of a dangerous drug. A police officer had been conducting surveillance on a residence when a blue car…
  • Jul 21

    Second-Degree Murder and Extreme DUI Charges in Arizona

    Second-Degree Murder and Extreme DUI Charges in Arizona
    In a recent unpublished Arizona DUI decision, the defendant was convicted of second-degree murder, DUI, and extreme DUI. He was sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment for the murder charge. His DUI sentence was suspended, and he was put on…
Rank this Week: 1968